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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By Cheddarhead
In!

A group from ST-N will be meeting at the Blue Spoon Café at 10:00 for coffee / breakfast and a ride before heading over to attend this.

Please feel free to join us there if you wish...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 76,805
Posted By Cheddarhead
....

D'oh! Fat-fingered...(again!) :becca
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By Cheddarhead
Timing isn't right for me...

...as I'll be in SF...but I'll be following this thread and am interested in joining a similar outing.

Thanks...and ride safe!
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 76,805
Posted By Cheddarhead
Tank Bag recommendations?

...for an '84 XR350R?

I currently have the original steel tank installed....but the possibility exists that I'll fit a larger plastic tank sometime in the not too distant future.

I find a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9,181
Views: 1,933,471
Posted By Cheddarhead
Question Oil leak update...

Stopped by my local Dealer on the way home last night.

Not only did they have the kickstarter seal in-stock...but the Tech talked me through the process.

In his opinion...the "right" way to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,181
Views: 1,933,471
Posted By Cheddarhead
Appreciate the shared info....

Maiden voyage this AM...the 350 ran fine. Idle was high, but that's something I can fiddle with.

Your comments regarding the boot have me a bit spooked...the "one" concern with riding an older...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,181
Views: 1,933,471
Posted By Cheddarhead
A lot of reading to do...

Checking in...

I just purchased an '84 XR350r from a fellow inmate here in the Great Lakes region.

Lots for me to learn, though...as my off-road / dirt riding experience is minimal.

I'm...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Cheddarhead
Awesome suggestions, guys!

Thanks very much for your inputs....not sure if I'll be able to pull this together this week, but I'll be back in late May, as well.

If you ever find yourself in the Land 'o Cheddar...sing...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By Cheddarhead
How much for...

...a downloaded cd with the install program etc...for those of us who are technologically-challenged and pretty much incapable of doing anything other than plug and play?

I "hate" Win...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Cheddarhead
Cool2 Motorcycle Rental Recommendation: Berkeley area

Greetings from Flyover Country!

I'll be in Berkeley for the week of 29 March - 4 April...I get to meet my (now) one-day old Granddaughter for the first time!

Thinking that I should plan a day...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 154,128
Posted By Cheddarhead
Confirming...

Like I said...I'm local.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 154,128
Posted By Cheddarhead
In for the Haus...

So close, I "could" walk there....

...but I won't!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Cheddarhead
Need a recommendation: Snowmobile Rental in / around Eagle River

Tired of looking out through the Bay Window at a "...freshly fallen silent shroud of snow..."

Thinking of heading up to the Three Lakes / Eagle River area and renting a snowmobile for a day this...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 47,023
Posted By Cheddarhead
IMS Chicago Saturday 14 Feb...

Anybody going? I'm going to walk the show, then meet w/some of the ST-N crowd for Pizza etc.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,795
Posted By Cheddarhead
You should be very appreciative....Doug

...might have offered to use the hay "After" it had been processed by the dairy herd to line the ditch to soften your landing....

:muutt:topes


Just sayin'....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Response...

As in....can I try them on first? Not sure if they'll fit, so I'd be interested in meeting you someplace at your convenience to see how well they fit.

Lemme know if we can work something...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Available to be tried on?

...for those of us north of the Cheddar Curtain?

I'm in Waukesha...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Street Legal?

Is this street-legal, or off-road only?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,795
Posted By Cheddarhead
Awesome!

I went "over the top" a couple of times in the past year...certainly not the quickest way to get to Detroit, but it's got lots of great riding.

M22 is every bit as good as is described...

I'm...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,795
Posted By Cheddarhead
Interested...

Doug: Is that offer open to anybody?

Absolute noob when it comes to off-road riding...but I'd love to come around the Lake and join you guys for the weekend. Cabin space or camping work for me....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Hmmm...

I have an old(er) one-piece snowmobile suit...given to me several years ago. I've never worn it (too tall for my oh-too short legs!) but it looks brand new.

PM me an email address...I'll take a...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 47,023
Posted By Cheddarhead
SE WI shout-out...

In Pewaukee.

Currently riding an ST1300...in the market for a small(er) street-legal DS suitable for TWAT / trail riding. Too old for any hard core off-roading! :rofl

Coffee meets are good!...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By Cheddarhead
No specific knowledge...

Of a dealer that meets your criteria...but...

I've had pretty good luck using TrueCar. It's a website that will give you some insight into what transactions are actually occurring in your...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Cheddarhead
Been there, Done that...

Last trip up to Mt. Washington Valley, I used my Kili Jacket...I was out in NE for several months, but didn't bring my ski gear out in the summer.

The jacket was a Kili "AIR"...which flowed a lot...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Cheddarhead
How "collapsible" does it need to be?

You might consider a "Polar Cooler" which can do double-duty...as a carry-on bag for the flight over and then as a seat bag for while on-tour...if you're "not" riding 2 up.

No ties to the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
It isn't about the $$$$

Selling price is relevant only to the buyer and seller...I agree. That isn't the point I raised.

What I was referring to was tying the "sold" post back to the item(s) offered for sale...because...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
"What..." one wonders...

Was purchased...or sold.

I appreciate it when somebody updates a thread to indicated that an item is no longer available....:deal

...but it would be (even more) helpful if an extract (quote)...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Following up....

I can put you in touch with a seller who's looking to move a Yahama FZ6...which I'd describe as Yamaha's equivalent to the Honda Nighthawk...a "standard" I4 with fairly relaxed / friendly ergo's....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Needs more info...

...about your Dad...his riding experience to date...etc.

How tall is he? Inseam? Seat height is / can be a big deal, especially for new riders...or those returning to riding after an extended...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Transport help...

I'll be up in the Eagle River area sometime within the next couple of weeks...I could trailer a bike up there...or from there back to the Milwaukee area...

Happy to help / paying it forward...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
PM Sent (Apologies for thread hijack...)

Robb:
Interested in your NX. Sent you a PM. Thanks!

Charlie
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,427
Posted By Cheddarhead
Hmmmm....

Thinking I might head over for Sat / Sat night...then swing over to Blackhawk Farms on Sunday, where a group of friends are doing a track day.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,427
Posted By Cheddarhead
Any options for...

Hammock - camping?
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,277
Posted By Cheddarhead
My choice of helmet is...

either an RF1XXX or a Neotec.

I wear either the white or the solid (non-Hi Viz) yellow...which is probably pretty close to a "school bus" yellow.

I've added some small retro-reflective...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
In the area this weekend...

...kind of, anyway. Heading up to Three Lakes. Will you be around to show it Friday afternoon?

Also...is this version street-legal?

Will send contact info via PM.
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By Cheddarhead
Excavation party?

Perhaps you could invite Ed and Matt over to dig a new bed with their MX bikes....


Should make for an interesting YouTube moment...especially when they eventually "break through" and find the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,144
Posted By Cheddarhead
SE WI to Boston MA on 27 June...

...via I-80...in my car.

I can accomodate items small...a suitcase or such.

Will be departing MA on the 5th, arriving (after several stops) around the 10th of July.

PM me with details if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By Cheddarhead
First things first...

1. Glad that you're alright / able to write about the accident!

2. I'd want to make sure that there isn't any latent / structural damage to the bike...such as damage to the triple-tree, the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Cheddarhead
Sunday "is" Fathers Day...unfortunate that you...

Sunday "is" Fathers Day...unfortunate that you can't share "this" day with your son.

Option #1: June Sprints at Road America: Not riding...and definitely not fishing...but a good time,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 794,019
Posted By Cheddarhead
Moto: The K1000 was "the" workhorse 35mm SLR. The...

Moto: The K1000 was "the" workhorse 35mm SLR. The TTL (through the lens) light meter is simple, but highly effective. When using "available" light, you can easily adjust the shutter speed and...
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