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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Towed by bicycle. :D ...

Towed by bicycle. :D

http://www.feep.org/gallery/d/65903-2/SANY0952.JPG
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Askel
Nope. None at all. And definitely nothing...

Nope.

None at all. And definitely nothing interesting or fun in the UP. I'd stay away from there.

Have you considered Ohio instead?

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Askel
Technically, that's at best "Mid Michigan" or...

Technically, that's at best "Mid Michigan" or "Northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan".

This message has been brought to you by the Upper Peninsula Geography Awareness Program.

For more...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-07-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,973
Posted By Askel
Look for the nice girl selling selling torch...

Look for the nice girl selling selling torch fired enamel jewelry:
https://www.facebook.com/heatherannmroz

Or, alternately the sweaty oaf who just finished mountain biking that was left in charge...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-05-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 151,973
Posted By Askel
Out. :cry But if any of you make the trek up...

Out. :cry

But if any of you make the trek up to Eagle Harbor next weekend, or Copper Harbor on the following weekend, find the art fair, then find the purple tent, then buy something pretty for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-29-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Askel
What kind of bicycling? If you like...

What kind of bicycling?

If you like awesome singletrack mountain biking, Copper Harbor is the place, but Marquette is getting competitive. Houghton/Hancock/Calumet have a lot to offer too.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 53,728
Posted By Askel
WOW! Great stuff Bryan! Two of us snuck...

WOW! Great stuff Bryan!

Two of us snuck behind the Cheddar Curtain this past weekend and ran everything west of Eagle River and the a couple of other tracks of yours out of there.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
I'm corrupting them: ...

I'm corrupting them:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8423/7805725724_2808097351_c.jpg


All diehard bicyclists. All on their first major dual sport ride on the continental divide last summer. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Only if you promise to take good care of it. ...

Only if you promise to take good care of it.

Owning a dual sport is a big responsibility. If you don't take them off road regularly, they'll eat the furniture.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Saw this in the daily mining gazette this...

Saw this in the daily mining gazette this morning:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8062/8250305630_2833b74766_z.jpg

Probably can't make the meeting myself, but I'll probably call the guy for more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Askel
There is nothing horrible in Copper Harbor. :D ...

There is nothing horrible in Copper Harbor. :D

All the Mom and Pop motels are just that. I kinda like the King Copper. Go for an end room so you can get the cool panoramic views from all the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 135,203
Posted By Askel
Depends on what your "worst case" is. :D ...

Depends on what your "worst case" is. :D

10/14/2006:
http://www.feep.org/gallery/d/13237-2/boblakerailroadcrossing.jpg

http://www.feep.org/gallery/d/13241-2/boblakespectator.jpg

Near...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By Askel
Yep, cool place. Worth the stop.

Yep, cool place. Worth the stop.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 62,927
Posted By Askel
Watch out for historic landmines. :D ...

Watch out for historic landmines. :D

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7123/7823283586_24f36683c8_z.jpg

(Just outside of Red Cliff, CO)

Thanks for the continental divide tracks, Cannon. Some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
If you end up near Houghton, give me a shout. We...

If you end up near Houghton, give me a shout. We can do some WRring.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 135,203
Posted By Askel
This may or may not be useful info as I didn't...

This may or may not be useful info as I didn't have the UPAT tracks in my GPS to check, but it appears all ORV trails in the fire area are posted closed:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By Askel
Chasing the 1974 Press On Regardless

Due to an extreme stroke of luck, I find myself with access to an extensive collection of POR routebooks going all the way back to the early '60s. For those unaware, the Press on Regardless is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
My TTR-250 got me along just fine when I was 290....

My TTR-250 got me along just fine when I was 290. Did better at 210 though, but the difference wasn't staggering by any means.

Suspension will be a limiting factor. Most bikes- especially the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,603
Posted By Askel
The Brickside is officially approved by the...

The Brickside is officially approved by the People's Front of Superior. :thumb

Good stuff, man.

And worth the stop if you're passing through the Keweenaw.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 135,203
Posted By Askel
According to this:...

According to this: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153--279903--,00.html

Everything should be open June 11th at 10am.

But, there's still a conflicting report on the main page stating that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 102,561
Posted By Askel
If either of the payphones in that picture work,...

If either of the payphones in that picture work, somebody is getting a collect call when I roll through there next week. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43,794
Views: 8,350,409
Posted By Askel
Steps 15->17:...

Steps 15->17: http://www.imsproducts.com/Tech/VisualInstalls/117332/?page=3


I'm guessing this is only applicable for california models? I couldn't find that little canister.

What do those...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Be sure to check your plans against the duck lake...

Be sure to check your plans against the duck lake fire area: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153--279122--,00.html

Lots of scorched ground out that way, although east of Perch Lake.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43,794
Views: 8,350,409
Posted By Askel
Aha! That's why it costs $100 more. :D

Aha! That's why it costs $100 more. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
Only two of which we get in the good ol' US of A....

Only two of which we get in the good ol' US of A.

Now that I've got some miles on my WRR, it really makes me appreciate my old TTR. It's a shame they never sold a street legal version here,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Askel
You'll need a title first. Probably easiest...

You'll need a title first.

Probably easiest to self-certify:

http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-48268-29806--F,00.html


That'll probably get you an off-road only title, then you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 43,794
Views: 8,350,409
Posted By Askel
And $100 more expensive! I guess that's...

And $100 more expensive!

I guess that's one way to distinguish yourself from the new CRF250L-

"Of course it's better, it costs more!"

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
Not quite. Down about 20% on power and the...

Not quite. Down about 20% on power and the suspension isn't even in the same league. It'll certainly decimate things like the XT250 and probably take a big bite of WR sales though.

But unless...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
A WR250R followed me home last week. :evil ...

A WR250R followed me home last week. :evil

Tank bag only had a "oh shit" loop on the front to attach it to something in case the magnets failed. Magnets never gave me any problems, so I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
Oh yeah, ran in to some on the way home. A good...

Oh yeah, ran in to some on the way home. A good gust reminds you that you're on a little bike with a load that covers a couple square feet on the back.

But thankfully, bicycles are full of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,905
Posted By Askel
Did a weekend trip up to Copper Harbor. Had at...

Did a weekend trip up to Copper Harbor. Had at least 5 people trying to take pictures of me from moving vehicles and could not stop anywhere without somebody asking about this setup.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
A couple buddies of mine are probably getting in...

A couple buddies of mine are probably getting in some serious overtime right now.

I should let them know I have a TTR up for sale. :evil

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 53,728
Posted By Askel
:thumb If you and DR Zed want to go into...

:thumb

If you and DR Zed want to go into excruciatingly painful details on your WR setups for this trip, I'm listening.

A WRR literally just followed me home from work tonight. In the rain...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,494
Posted By Askel
If you need to put anything on a pasty at all,...

If you need to put anything on a pasty at all, you got a bad one. :deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,494
Posted By Askel
For D. I'd stay in Houghton or push on over to...

For D. I'd stay in Houghton or push on over to Marquette. Both college towns with lots of good dining options.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,494
Posted By Askel
Yeah, don't miss copper harbor and the keweenaw...

Yeah, don't miss copper harbor and the keweenaw peninsula.

You aren't doing this trip memorial day weekend, are you? CHTC is putting on a BBQ dinner and concert Sunday night:...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Oh, I expect it'll be the usual- approximately...

Oh, I expect it'll be the usual- approximately 37.2 seconds after the gates go up, go arounds will appear.

Lots and lots of gates out around the Donken vicinity for some reason. Everybody...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Also, remember- no matter how hard you try, you...

Also, remember- no matter how hard you try, you will never, ever be able to outdrink a forester. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Mandan, along with a couple other roads in...

Mandan, along with a couple other roads in Keweenaw county show up on the county road maps. They also have "seasonal road" signs at both ends posted by the county. You actually have to go to rather...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 32,727
Posted By Askel
Thanks for the report, Dan! :thumb

Thanks for the report, Dan! :thumb
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