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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By mgorman
I'm riding to Lake hope at 6:00 am Sunday,...

I'm riding to Lake hope at 6:00 am Sunday, referee a race then meander home around 3 or 4

Michael
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,125
Posted By mgorman
Only 6'-2" I feel really cramped on it. So much...

Only 6'-2" I feel really cramped on it. So much that my knees ache after a while. I have a +2 on my 950 and may try lowering the pegs.

When I bought it, the previous owner had the suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:26 PM
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Posted By mgorman
I have standard height Renazco I'd like to see...

I have standard height Renazco I'd like to see about trading for a taller Renazco
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
I believe so, they were also on the 79 Elsinores....

I believe so, they were also on the 79 Elsinores. I've been half assed looking for one of the 23" wheeled XR/XL 250 or 500's
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
I sold a set to Racer64 (NEO thread) for his S10...

I sold a set to Racer64 (NEO thread) for his S10 this week, maybe he can give you some insight in a few weeks on how he likes them. If you need a set, let me know
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17,704
Views: 5,414,417
Posted By mgorman
After testing wire on an 89 TA we found (thought)...

After testing wire on an 89 TA we found (thought) the tachometer to be bad. We had ground, power and a signal from the ignition. We bought a new Tach from Mass and installed it. It didn't work...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17,704
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Posted By mgorman
They place the rubber on there to dampen the...

They place the rubber on there to dampen the chain noise and vibrations. It will not hurt to trim it back.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By mgorman
I've never owned anything but Fords, never had to...

I've never owned anything but Fords, never had to replace anything big other than clutches, u-joints, water pumps and batteries that I can remember. The longest running was 287,000 miles and it died...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By mgorman
Looks like an African Twin mated with a Rukus

Looks like an African Twin mated with a Rukus
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By mgorman
Back In Eaton heading home, playing motoreferee...

Back In Eaton heading home, playing motoreferee all day. Blew a fuse in race 1, that sucked for 2 hours.

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
Sitting in Springfield freezing my butt off...

Sitting in Springfield freezing my butt off wishing I had a goldwing

Only 10 more hours in the saddle to a warm shower!

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13,769
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Posted By mgorman
If anyone wants Mefo or Heidenau and some Mitas...

If anyone wants Mefo or Heidenau and some Mitas tires, contact me by 4pm at 330-365-9022 for cost. I can not ship. Do not reply here, I wont be checking back for a while

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
If anyone wants Mefo or Heidenau and some Mitas...

If anyone wants Mefo or Heidenau and some Mitas tires, contact me by 4pm at 330-365-9022 for cost. I can not ship. Do not reply here, I wont be checking back for a while

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
Don't forget ...

Don't forget

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/692fcc889957faebb44a4671fd057874.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/b2f19ee31a79e2963458c021fb53b1df.jpg

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By mgorman
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/60b0303...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/13/60b03034e1a3c01876762fe29c8b9b7f.jpg

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
Don't feel bad, her and I emailed back and forth...

Don't feel bad, her and I emailed back and forth for nearly a week before I was enlightened !

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By mgorman
7x16, will fit 6 dirt bikes comfortably ...

7x16, will fit 6 dirt bikes comfortably



Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By mgorman
I looked at too many graphics, they all...

I looked at too many graphics, they all advertised products I'd never use. Red Bull and KTM support Wings for Life Foundation, I thought that was a good cause to support.

Heinz Kinigadner was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
Never been one for flash but after 35 years of...

Never been one for flash but after 35 years of riding generic plain Brown wrappers, I caved a little. Still debating an Orange frame and anodizing the fork clamps. Matt and Karl may recognize this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13,769
Views: 772,111
Posted By mgorman
Only a private road, bummer. The guy in the...

Only a private road, bummer.

The guy in the Stark map office wanted to name a 100' residual dead end road left over from a relocation project after Army Lt. Sharon Lane who was the 1st woman...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2015, 04:20 PM
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Views: 772,111
Posted By mgorman
FF Medic, Meef and Jon are good sources of adv...

FF Medic, Meef and Jon are good sources of adv info. Being unaware of your bike experience, don't fall into the lure of the forum dick swinging contests you'll find in the bikes section of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2015, 03:58 PM
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Views: 772,111
Posted By mgorman
Straight pipes are a mere bandaid for poor riding...

Straight pipes are a mere bandaid for poor riding habits. Watch where you're going and don't ride like a fuctard.

Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By mgorman
FatherX, remember, when you're exploring the...

FatherX, remember, when you're exploring the backwoods, if they don't hear you, they won't come looking for you. Why advertise you may be trespassing ?


Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 11:25 AM
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Views: 6,029,228
Posted By mgorman
Because he can get them cheaper from his own...

Because he can get them cheaper from his own sources.

Not sure how many sources they have but we have 4 distributors to choose from, if they don't have it, I'll call someone like Rocky Mtn and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17,704
Views: 5,414,417
Posted By mgorman
My 950 Adventure has a similar set up. You set...

My 950 Adventure has a similar set up. You set one cylinder then rotate counter clockwise 270 degrees(?) or so then set the other. You also have to remember with a single crank pin, they have to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6,915
Views: 1,254,594
Posted By mgorman
Nothing like nonchalantly reaching over and...

Nothing like nonchalantly reaching over and hitting the button while balanced on one foot and have the bike roll forward and nearly pitch you on the ground.

Don't ask how I know this :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 72,299
Views: 6,029,228
Posted By mgorman
It was the main office in Downtown Canton. ...

It was the main office in Downtown Canton. Sometimes you have to go to the top, they don't always teach those down the food chain everything
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By mgorman
If I remember correctly, the DMV told me to bring...

If I remember correctly, the DMV told me to bring proof of ownership to pre 99 or sign an affidavit they have where you attest to being the owner.




Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By mgorman
My bicycle has more miles on it than that

My bicycle has more miles on it than that
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 07:22 PM
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Views: 2,091,125
Posted By mgorman
If you are on the east coast, send me a PM, a...

If you are on the east coast, send me a PM, a friend is selling an 07 with about 4,000 miles, near mint, Akro and other pieces. He is offering it to local friends first then on to the world. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72,299
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Posted By mgorman
That's a lot of weight to tip! Glad nobody was...

That's a lot of weight to tip! Glad nobody was hurt
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By mgorman
Why?

Why?
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 07:08 PM
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Posted By mgorman
We are a GasGas trials dealer (USA) and a month...

We are a GasGas trials dealer (USA) and a month ago we tried ordering parts and nobody would reply by phone or email. We still haven't heard back. As a KTM dealer, that would help us.
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6,915
Views: 1,254,594
Posted By mgorman
My new factory fork guards showed, I'll try to...

My new factory fork guards showed, I'll try to see if they fit tomorrow for guys wanting a high fender

Michael
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,088
Posted By mgorman
Just make sure you route the vents down past the...

Just make sure you route the vents down past the motor, mine dump into the skidplate. When you hit the brakes, the fuel sloshes forward into the vents. I found out the hard way which is probably...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 72,299
Views: 6,029,228
Posted By mgorman
Great, one goes out, they all go out! ...

Great, one goes out, they all go out!


Michael
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 72,299
Views: 6,029,228
Posted By mgorman
He was probably thinking XL series, even the kick...

He was probably thinking XL series, even the kick only 125 had a battery to run the lights when the motor stalled. I believe the headlight ran off the AC side and only when the motor spun. The rest...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2015, 08:41 PM
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Views: 772,111
Posted By mgorman
20:1 0W10 with a 1:1 mix 94 unleaded and 87...

20:1 0W10 with a 1:1 mix 94 unleaded and 87 leaded

Or just buy a Honda MB5
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,915
Views: 1,254,594
Posted By mgorman
Has the opposite affect on a KTM

Has the opposite affect on a KTM
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,915
Views: 1,254,594
Posted By mgorman
I used mineral oil from a drug store once in my...

I used mineral oil from a drug store once in my 950, it slowly turned to sludge in a couple months. You could let the clutch snap free and the lever would move so slow the bike would roll away...
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