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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By mpenner
I didn't check the thread for one day and it all...

I didn't check the thread for one day and it all goes sideways. Sorry I didn't help yesterday in retrieving Alan's bike and equipment. I am off this week if there is anything that needs done at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By mpenner
KLR Cowboy

So I found another use for the KLR. My son-in-law raises cattle as a side job to being a firefighter. He asked me to help him move his cows from their summer pasture to the winter pasture. We...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2014, 10:00 AM
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Views: 1,999
Posted By mpenner
Nice tutorial. Thanks. It is really cool to be...

Nice tutorial. Thanks. It is really cool to be able to display tracks on a Nuvi

I used your instructions to create the img file, but then I used another tool on their site to install the map. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By mpenner
You seem to be making quite a habit of saving...

You seem to be making quite a habit of saving people. Congratulations! I am glad that you got some well-deserved recognition for this one rather than a smashed up car.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By mpenner
Yes that was us. I thought I might have to call...

Yes that was us. I thought I might have to call you to rescue us because I was seriously sucking fumes when I pulled into Loudonville. The worst part would have been that my wife told me to stop when...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
Hello.......lo. It's been 24 hours. Did...

Hello.......lo.


It's been 24 hours. Did the website crash?


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Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By mpenner
GPS indicated speed is generally accurate to...

GPS indicated speed is generally accurate to within a tenth of a mph.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By mpenner
That sucks so bad. I am sorry that you have lost...

That sucks so bad. I am sorry that you have lost a friend, Mark. I never met Tim, but his family and friends will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-11-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By mpenner
My karma is worse. I can't get away from them. ...

My karma is worse. I can't get away from them. I try to go a little pie with my wife and there they are.

Actually it was pretty cool to inadvertently meet up with the gang at Peggy Sue's. You...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By mpenner
Take someone with you! I don't think of myself...

Take someone with you! I don't think of myself as an overly cautious person, but you need a riding partner in Alaska. We witnessed an accident where the rider would have laid in the ditch and become...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By mpenner
You actually have to take tour in Prudoe to see...

You actually have to take tour in Prudoe to see the Arctic Ocean

We did some camping and stayed in hotels both. You should take camping gear because there are times it is your only choice

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 07:10 AM
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Posted By mpenner
I have some routes from the trip that we made a...

I have some routes from the trip that we made a couple of years ago if that would help. I suppose you can do it in 3 weeks, but I don't think you should. Our trip was 30 days and we still averaged...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By mpenner
Thanks for the update. I am keeping him in my...

Thanks for the update. I am keeping him in my thoughts and prayers.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By mpenner
Any update on Solace? Sent from my cave...

Any update on Solace?


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By mpenner
Adventure in Ohio?

The normal way is to read the first couple of posts from 4 years ago, assume they are current, and make a comment that is completely out of place

Seriously it is like a soap opera, just read for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,289
Posted By mpenner
I am fortunate enough to live on a rural road...

I am fortunate enough to live on a rural road with no painted markings at all. It seems that this is a very rural area as well, so one shouldn't necessarily project their big city experiences here...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,144
Posted By mpenner
Many thanks to Mark & Kim for their hospitality. ...

Many thanks to Mark & Kim for their hospitality. You truly outdid yourselves and I had a really wonderful time. Also thanks to everyone on the Saturday dirt ride for your patience while I plodded...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By mpenner
I have managed to clear the decks for Fri and...

I have managed to clear the decks for Fri and Sat. Am I too late to get on the list?


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By mpenner
El Dorado Cycle just north of you took really...

El Dorado Cycle just north of you took really care of me when I was passing through and needed a chain


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By mpenner
According to Google Maps, it is all part of Mill...

According to Google Maps, it is all part of Mill Rd. That's my story, and I am sticking to it.

Is the bridge that you and Alan are discussing, the one that was marked as "Dangerous - Use at your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By mpenner
Yes it is. As far as I can tell, it is all...

Yes it is. As far as I can tell, it is all public right of way. It is right near Mills Rd (right near Jug Run as I recall). It has never been a dead end when I have been on it (it may be marked...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By mpenner
First Creek Crossing

I was out today with my brother-in-law and we saw Alan and company going the other way near Bladensburg. I did not recognize the other two riders with Alan.

My BIL got his endorsement this Spring...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By mpenner
The ADV in Ohio thread is a great place to find...

The ADV in Ohio thread is a great place to find out about what's going on around here. In fact, there is a group ride on Monday around the Danville area


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By mpenner
Since you will be in the neighborhood, are you...

Since you will be in the neighborhood, are you interested in a big bike ride when you get done shopping? Maybe some more of that stuff we rode in SE Ohio?

Anyone else?


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By mpenner
I get 8k on the tear and about 12k on the front...

I get 8k on the tear and about 12k on the front on the V. At 8k the tire is pretty bald however


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By mpenner
Found it. It's all yours Sent from my...

Found it. It's all yours


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By mpenner
I think I have one hiding in my garage somewhere....

I think I have one hiding in my garage somewhere. I will look for it tonight if you still need one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
That is some really nice looking work! I have a...

That is some really nice looking work! I have a portable jig saw with metal blades that I might give a try with
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
Like it matters! I bought the thing for $1000...

Like it matters! I bought the thing for $1000 because my wife wanted something comfy to ride on. I rode it to work today because I need to burn up the gas in it that is 9 months old.

Thanks to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By mpenner
That sounds reasonable

That sounds reasonable
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By mpenner
It seems that it would take a long time to grind...

It seems that it would take a long time to grind 3 inches off, wouldn't it?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By mpenner
It's an '85 or so. Thanks, but I am sure it won't...

It's an '85 or so. Thanks, but I am sure it won't fit
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
Anybody on here have any experience cutting down...

Anybody on here have any experience cutting down a windshield? I have an old Goldwing that among its miserable qualities is a windshield that I have to look through instead of over. I hate to spend...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2014, 09:16 AM
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Posted By mpenner
It should be a good day to ride. I think every...

It should be a good day to ride. I think every LEO in the state is busy with the Pellitonia
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By mpenner
Long time is a bit of an understatement I think....

Long time is a bit of an understatement I think. It is nice to hear from you again.



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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
Your old one is not getting much use these days...

Your old one is not getting much use these days if you want it back. It is exactly like it was when you sold it to me.

I bought it so that my son could ride with me. We got to ride together a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 70,478
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Posted By mpenner
The charging systems on all of the bikes that I...

The charging systems on all of the bikes that I know about are very crude compared to a standard auto alternator. The stator output power varies as a function of RPM's, but it is always putting out...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 09:15 AM
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Posted By mpenner
"This morning Hartford Firefighters along with...

"This morning Hartford Firefighters along with Monroe Township, Granville Township and the Licking County Rescue Team responded to a report of a person in the water at Bennington Chapel Rd and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,144
Posted By mpenner
My car window stuck halfway down on Memorial Day...

My car window stuck halfway down on Memorial Day so I have ridden the bike to work every day since.

Because I had missed all of the rain, I was stupid enough to make a remark to my wife last...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,144
Posted By mpenner
Adventure in Ohio?

So I was returning to work on my Wee after lunch and cut through a residential neighborhood. There was a young boy walking along the street with his mom and as soon as he saw the bike he clapped his...
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