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Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By secretk6
Stop in at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa....

Stop in at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa. Just 3 miles south of I-80 after
crossing the Mississippi River from Illinois. 24 hour breakfast and I own the place and love to talk motorcycles....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By secretk6
mileage for the loop around lake Michigan

Anyone who's ridden the loop, whats the mileage and how long did it take you?
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 59,886
Posted By secretk6
Another Vespa GTS 250 in Iowa

If you head west from Ohio you can stop in Iowa. I own a restaurant in Bettendorf right after you cross the Mississippi River from Moline, Illinois. Free meal in exchange for telling me about your...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 39,163
Posted By secretk6
Nice wheels! My daughter works for SRAM the maker...

Nice wheels! My daughter works for SRAM the maker of Zipp. Have you run into your fellow Texan, Lance along the way? I heard he's finishing his ride in Des Moines. You are really a gluten for...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By secretk6
Stop at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa and...

Stop at Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa and I'll buy you breakfast or lunch on the way. Where are you in central Illinois?
Forum: Trip Planning 01-16-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,091
Posted By secretk6
bike swap

I loaned my 99 bmw RT to a fellow from Germany for a week or two in 2010. No problems and my insurance company said no problem to cover him. He put about 3500 miles on the bike and had avery good...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,237,135
Posted By secretk6
Thanks!

I have enjoyed this rr very much (understatement). If any of you happen to visit the states be sure and say Hi. I live in Bettendorf,Iowa (2 hours from Chicago on the Mississippi river off Interstate...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By secretk6
That might work. Let me know if you want to work...

That might work. Let me know if you want to work something out. I have a low miles DR 650 Suzuki with Happy Trails boxes on it and IMS tank.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By secretk6
Bike swap

Anyone traveling to the states in 2013 and need a bike to borrow. I may never get to Australia but it could happen some day. PM me.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 351,391
Posted By secretk6
Does anyone know where they are crossing the...

Does anyone know where they are crossing the Mississippi River?
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,497
Posted By secretk6
Incredible! What a great report and pics and then...

Incredible! What a great report and pics and then the icing on the cake with your rendition of Sultans of Swing!
Remember I'm buying if you ever stop when you're passing through Bettendorf,Iowa. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,588
Posted By secretk6
If you guys have any extra time stop and say hi...

If you guys have any extra time stop and say hi at my restaurant,Ross'. We are right off I-74 after you cross the Mississippi. We are open 24 hours and serve breakfast all the time. I've been here 37...
Forum: Face plant 07-07-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,031
Posted By secretk6
I witnessed this one at Peoria at the TT races:...

I witnessed this one at Peoria at the TT races: Chopper dude goes to leave on his extended front end Harley after having a few too many. He gets it started (Kickstart) and revs up and falls over....
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,577
Posted By secretk6
Thanks for taking me along! Great writing like...

Thanks for taking me along! Great writing like yours (and photography) really helps me get through my life. My wife has decided to take away my motorcycle. We have been married for 39 years and I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,439
Posted By secretk6
GS BMWs in Bettendorf this morning

Any ADV riders in Bettendorf this morning? Saw two GS's fueling up across from my place; both 2 up in Aerostich gear.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,252
Posted By secretk6
Just across the Mississippi river from Moline,...

Just across the Mississippi river from Moline, Illinois is Ross' 24 hour restaurant with a great breakfast served all of those 24. In Bettendorf,Iowa.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By secretk6
Happy late birthday! Turned 61 this year and it's...

Happy late birthday! Turned 61 this year and it's not too bad so far. Hope to meet you down the road sometime.All the best on your trip to Alaska! Hope to make that one myself one day.:freaky
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 04-29-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,609
Posted By secretk6
I'm very interested! How soon do you think you'll...

I'm very interested! How soon do you think you'll have it completed and posted?
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 55,610
Posted By secretk6
If you cross the Mississippi River on interstate...

If you cross the Mississippi River on interstate 80 drop me a line, we've got room for travelers. Also own a restaurant so we've got that covered as well. My wife and I have hosted friends from about...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 72,553
Posted By secretk6
Mark did you get a top mount or under bar mount...

Mark did you get a top mount or under bar mount for your Scott stabilizer and did you change the bars. Great ride report!
Forum: Americas 06-14-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,226
Posted By secretk6
I'm in the Moline area, actually right across the...

I'm in the Moline area, actually right across the Mississippi river from Moline-Bettendorf,Iowa. I've got an '99 BMW RT that's not getting much use these days if we could figure out the insurance...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,398
Posted By secretk6
route home

Great report as usual! What is your route home? If you cross the Mississippi anywhere near Bettendorf, Iowa stop and say Hi. I own a restaurant here and love to talk bikes since I can't get away as...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,362
Posted By secretk6
best coffee

The Jet Boil system works well. They sell a french press option for it that is very nicel. The Jet Boil is a very efficient compact camp stove with an integral cup that is insulated and has a heat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 33,753
Posted By secretk6
wife standing in the way

I'm 60 and the wife of 37 years says no more motorcycle trips with the guys. She freaks out when she can't reach me. Any advice?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 571,688
Posted By secretk6
Knife

Awesome report and pics! If you ever pass through Iowa on I 80 at the Mississippi River I have a restaurant in Bettendorf and would love to buy you a meal. I'm stuck here a lot and don't get to ride...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,913
Posted By secretk6
Batopilas

Did the Cack visit Batopilas?
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,464
Posted By secretk6
replacing turn signals

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 44,862
Views: 8,688,464
Posted By secretk6
replacing turn signals

My WR's turn signals have three wires:black,brown,and blue. New LED's only have red and black. What goes where?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,439
Posted By secretk6
Question Breakfast spot in the Quad Cities

Any Eastern Iowans want to hit Ross' Restaurant in Bettendorf for a Saturday morning breakfast run?
Forum: Latin America 10-16-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By secretk6
I'm not sure when I'll be going but not before...

I'm not sure when I'll be going but not before the 8th of November.
Forum: Latin America 10-16-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By secretk6
Last year I rode my DR 650 from El Paso to...

Last year I rode my DR 650 from El Paso to Batopilas and this time wanted to try the wee strom in the canyon. I have Tourances on the Strom and am just wondering about ground clearance-( I do have a...
Forum: Latin America 10-16-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By secretk6
Question Wee strom to Copper Canyon

Has anyone ridden a 650 V Strom to Batopilas from Creel? Wondering what kind of tires you had on for the trip.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 184,648
Posted By secretk6
The Russians are coming

I've got sleeping space in Bettendorf, Iowa if the Russian comes this way. Have hosted Russian friends before.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 98,692
Views: 18,822,419
Posted By secretk6
Question Staintune exhaust

Is it possible to just adjust fuel air mixture when replacing the stock exhaust with a Staintune or do you have to rejet?
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