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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 789,479
Posted By snowjob
Here is a list of extras that are not included in...

Here is a list of extras that are not included in the above price, but I would be willing to negotiate with:

(2) sets of ice tires
Extra wheels
Wraps
G2 throttle
Kickstand
Bash...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 789,479
Posted By snowjob
2003 Yamaha YZ450F - Madison, WI - $2000

Awesome! Then I don't need to feel guilty for posting this now:

Here is a newly rebuilt 2003 YZ450F for $2000. Located in Madison, WI.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
True. I was on my way to tag Marcines when I...

True. I was on my way to tag Marcines when I spotted this. You can't miss it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
New: ...

New:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-gGSVBFrU6qs/VQyBH802NGI/AAAAAAAACKQ/E1740MUpZ24/w679-h905-no/IMG_0079.JPG
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
Old: ...

Old:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-A3Ox3KRpRkY/VQyBH8NbM9I/AAAAAAAACKQ/fUt5HQjqBzI/w679-h905-no/IMG_0080.JPG
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 153,441
Posted By snowjob
You don't want a Grom.....how about a more...

You don't want a Grom.....how about a more original version, the Yamaha JT2. I am thinking of selling mine, but I am afraid it is not the street legal version. Pretty sure the JT2 specs beat the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
30......that is just way too young.

30......that is just way too young.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
Who's selling the KX65 ice tires:...

Who's selling the KX65 ice tires: http://madison.craigslist.org/mpo/4898680287.html
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-27-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 46,496
Posted By snowjob
Thanks Cannon. I had completely forgot about...

Thanks Cannon. I had completely forgot about this thread.

BTW, my name is Dave and I live in Verona :D
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
Heya Zora, can we get a tally on who has the most...

Heya Zora, can we get a tally on who has the most tags? I will be home in six days and it feels like I have some catching up to do.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
I know a guy who could use some Yamaha...

I know a guy who could use some Yamaha fenders......:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6,175
Views: 1,383,825
Posted By snowjob
On my 1990 XT600e there are two difficulties...

On my 1990 XT600e there are two difficulties removing the rocker cover, first the hidden bolt (make sure you have gotten all of them) and second, no clearance to get the cover out. I have found just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,970
Posted By snowjob
Had a Freeride 350 and really loved it. I used...

Had a Freeride 350 and really loved it. I used it for green laning, long distance trials and even took it to the MX track. The low seat height, low weight and width make it feel like a cheater...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
Thanks. I can't wait to be back Stateside in...

Thanks. I can't wait to be back Stateside in spite of your Ebola problem. Though it does seem likely that the move will get delayed until February. As of today I am expecting the family will move...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By snowjob
Personal Experience

I know this thread is ancient, but I thought I would share my recent experience on the topic. I have a 7 year old boy and an 11 year old girl. It all started with a 1972 Yamaha JT2MX that I picked...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
I think I want to continue getting paid in GBP so...

I think I want to continue getting paid in GBP so I can afford these tires. On Fredette's website, it looks like $570 for the full size tires and $345 for the KX65 tires. At least in GBP it sounds...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
KX65 is 12/14 and I have extra wheels and tyres,...

KX65 is 12/14 and I have extra wheels and tyres, so will probably have the boy install the screws himself as therapy. Will still want to build fenders for it though.

The YZ will need the whole...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 250,527
Posted By snowjob
Oh hell. Moving back to the deep freeze this...

Oh hell. Moving back to the deep freeze this December and I sold my ice tyres just before moving to a place where water does not freeze. Who is gonna help me get the YZ450 and boys KX65 ready for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,175
Views: 1,383,825
Posted By snowjob
Thanks all. My 1990 is 100% complete (except for...

Thanks all. My 1990 is 100% complete (except for the air scoops that are $$$), it is just that I missed an internal spacer when rebuilding the engine as a big-bore so it required a complete...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6,175
Views: 1,383,825
Posted By snowjob
2007 Engine in 1990 Frame

I just stumbled onto a cheap 2007 engine and bought it to go into my 1990 frame. When it arrived I noticed the clutch mechanism is mounted on the opposite side, but otherwise, i expect it can just...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
I was thinking the same thing. That...

I was thinking the same thing.



That reminds me, when I move back to the States I don't want to give up lane splitting. Would you take care of that for me? Should just take a quick email to...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
Step 1 is done, I mapped out the route (not 100%...

Step 1 is done, I mapped out the route (not 100% accurate, but fairly close).

Google Map (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@46.71356,0.8838725,6z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!6m1!1szCzjUsEr4fnw.kUYlbniakEwU)
...
Forum: EMEA 07-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
I have finally started to write the report. All...

I have finally started to write the report. All it took was cleaning my office and seeing the pile of notes and receipts left from the trip. Hope to be done in a week or so and will post the link...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 205,123
Posted By snowjob
JEALOUS. You will love sand within 3 days (but...

JEALOUS. You will love sand within 3 days (but you will hate it first). Just go faster ;-)
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
:cry It's been ages since I've snowjobbed...

:cry It's been ages since I've snowjobbed anybody, but glad to hear the verb is still getting mileage. Thanks Zortastic. Perhaps if my Ducati passes its MOT (Ministry of Transportation safety...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,177
Posted By snowjob
Thanks Zaboo. Now I just need to get on with my...

Thanks Zaboo. Now I just need to get on with my report for the Pyrenees trip I did a few weeks back. At least this time I had the sense to take notes along the way. My bigger issue is that I have...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 88,949
Posted By snowjob
No chance I will actually have a banked photo to...

No chance I will actually have a banked photo to steal the tag, so this is a shameless flaunt from my recent Pyrenees trip. Off-roading was purely by accident.
...
Forum: EMEA 04-26-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
I still haven't started the ride report, but I am...

I still haven't started the ride report, but I am happy to say that what could've been a bearing going out early in the trip has now been fixed as a stator vibration due to a screw backing out. A...
Forum: EMEA 04-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
A quick teaser near Embalse de la Peña: ...

A quick teaser near Embalse de la Peña:

http://youtu.be/B4rBF17jJDA

And Simon, now that I am back at a computer, I see you had warnings on every part of the route that was a bit difficult. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,920,560
Posted By snowjob
Just finished a trip on my Ducati ST2 and took...

Just finished a trip on my Ducati ST2 and took nearly the same gear as my prior offroad trip on a Yamaha XT600. (This is also an excuse to share my favorite picture from the trip) One saddle bag...
Forum: EMEA 04-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
Each day just gets better. Though I believe...

Each day just gets better. Though I believe Simon has a bit of a dark side 😄. Great roads are mixed between snow, ancient washboard roads and gravel. Would be fun on my XT600, but they are...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
Day two was less eventful but still fantastic. ...

Day two was less eventful but still fantastic. With these roads I now understand why the Spanish own MotoGP (other than Rossi the Great). I could spend weeks here.


Sent from my iPhone using...
Forum: EMEA 04-06-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
The weather was fantastic today. Actually too...

The weather was fantastic today. Actually too warm as the Ducati kept overheating. I guess living in England the cooling fan never gets tested. I will post a full ride report when done, but for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,165
Posted By snowjob
I must admit to liking this bike. The SR has a...

I must admit to liking this bike. The SR has a bit of a cult following and is a good canvas for customising. Saw one that looked like a Norton Manx and I immediately wanted it. The kick start and...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By snowjob
I am just now trying an Optrix XD5 for my iPhone....

I am just now trying an Optrix XD5 for my iPhone. Waterproof, wide angle camera, touch works well and I can set it up to take pics every few minutes while on a trip. I am mounting inside...
Forum: EMEA 04-05-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
Step 1 complete, I am on the boat economie for...

Step 1 complete, I am on the boat economie for the next 26 hours. At least they have wifi and I have plenty of time to look over maps.
Forum: EMEA 04-03-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
I greatly appreciate the advice on Andorra. The...

I greatly appreciate the advice on Andorra. The only reason it was there was to cross another country off the list while zig-zagging through the Pyrenees. I have 26 hours on the ferry and will be...
Forum: EMEA 03-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
Getting close to a route: ...

Getting close to a route:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-v05MzEVAAf0/UzmzMOXOJFI/AAAAAAAAAbg/NwS-QUFR5DY/w653-h642-no/Route.JPG

I have decided to include Monte Carlo just because I will be...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,252
Posted By snowjob
I will pack camping gear and if they are open,...

I will pack camping gear and if they are open, great. Otherwise I will take my chances on finding an open room. I am not too big on planning and prefer to just take it day by day. Trips like this...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By snowjob
Spain in April

Just found this thread and see you were contemplating something similar to what I have planned in a couple weeks. No big Alp passes, but I will be hitting the Picos, Pyrenees and Route Napoleon...
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