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Forum: Americas 07-01-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By GSJon
I believe that there is a Cannonshot track & ride...

I believe that there is a Cannonshot track & ride report that you should search for. Bryan has done a number of very excellent ride reports around a number of the Great Lakes.

He just recently did...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By GSJon
I was riding my bicycle (it is still a bike...

I was riding my bicycle (it is still a bike right?) home from the gym this evening and I stopped for a red light. The one car to the right was just sitting there f'ing with his phone and after a few...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
Last Sunday for Father's day I went up to...

Last Sunday for Father's day I went up to Wisconsin to visit my parents and took a little detour to get 30 with the sign.
The stickers on the back showed that part of it went up in 2013 and more in...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By GSJon
It is about as bad as any other time. But not as...

It is about as bad as any other time. But not as bad as you think - just try not to go through around late afternoon / early evening that is when the traffic just stinks as just about everybody on...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,459
Posted By GSJon
This is great timing, I'll be up there in early...

This is great timing, I'll be up there in early July too and I see that the GTTS road is now fully open.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By GSJon
Thanks. I just realized I'll be in Casper on...

Thanks. I just realized I'll be in Casper on Sunday/Monday and Billings Monday/Tuesday. That seems to leave the places in Casper out since everybody seems to be closed on Monday.

How is Two...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
Congratulations & welcome DSquared! ...

Congratulations & welcome DSquared!


Confirmation that 30 has a sign too.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By GSJon
Casper or Billings place to get tires

I'll be travelling through Casper & Billings in a few weeks and will need a rear tire by then. I just replaced the front one but the rear still has a few thousand miles left on it. Is there...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By GSJon
I took my BMW Summer pants to the cleaner/tailor...

I took my BMW Summer pants to the cleaner/tailor to have shortened. Any tailor/cleaners could probably add an extension in for you if you had the material.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
Don't wait too long now :evil. In about three...

Don't wait too long now :evil. In about three weeks I should have 116 & 117 :D
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
:clap Is that all of the current crop of...

:clap

Is that all of the current crop of them for you now?
Forum: Americas 06-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,486
Posted By GSJon
I'll be in Glacier NP July 7-10th staying at Fish...

I'll be in Glacier NP July 7-10th staying at Fish Creek if you want to meet for a beverage if you'll be there during those few days.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By GSJon
Thank you. I decided to go a little further...

Thank you. I decided to go a little further south down to Blue Mound state park to get a little closer to home for the final days ride.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By GSJon
Place to camp near Eau Claire

Anybody know a good place to camp for one night near Eau Claire, WI? I'm going to be up that way in the middle of July.

Thanks
Jon
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
Very nice. I'm glad to hear that as I'm planning...

Very nice. I'm glad to hear that as I'm planning on heading up that way in July.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
Update - the 70mm bolts are too long :becca. ...

Update - the 70mm bolts are too long :becca. There is probably a 5-8mm gap between the silencer and the pannier rack.

I put the 60mm back in. I wonder if a 65mm would fit better? I'm not going...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
A "free" bolt should have been on the way as I am...

A "free" bolt should have been on the way as I am on my third set of panniers from them. They have been great otherwise.

FS: 8 M8/1.25 x 70mm stainless steel bolts with washers. $2.50 including...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
According to Jesse luggage a 60 or 70 mm length...

According to Jesse luggage a 60 or 70 mm length is OK. Ace had the 60mm but I ordered some 70mm from McMaster-Carr I feel better with the longer length. They said they would sell it to me but they...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 989,876
Posted By GSJon
Groceries? This is the proper way! ...

Groceries? This is the proper way!

http://jsantarelli.smugmug.com/Other/Random-Stuff/i-b78Bxxr/0/L/P1020046-L.jpg

A quick trip over the cheddar curtain to get some groceries.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
Thanks Malloy, Ace had a M8 x 60 that seems to...

Thanks Malloy, Ace had a M8 x 60 that seems to work. Not many threads go into the frame but I think it will hold it until I get something properly sized.

The M8 x 60 was the longest M8 that they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-16-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
Thank you. I didn't even think of measuring the...

Thank you. I didn't even think of measuring the depth of the bracket and adding that to the original size. I'll let you know how it goes at Ace when I get up there later.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By GSJon
Silencer bolt

I have some Jesse luggage racks on my F650GS and the bolt came out that goes through the rack the silence and into the frame. Does anybody know the length of this bolt that Jesse supplies? It looks...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 989,876
Posted By GSJon
Maybe a taco cannon -...

Maybe a taco cannon - http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/taco-cannon-is-real--and-it-s-firing-at-ncaa-hockey-games--video-155457635.html
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 79,084
Posted By GSJon
Wow, some how or another I got unsubscribed from...

Wow, some how or another I got unsubscribed from this thread. I'll blame the rum on that. The subscription has been regenerated.

Two new roads to get, I'm excited but depressed one is too far...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By GSJon
Keep the knobbies on it and go down Alligator...

Keep the knobbies on it and go down Alligator Alley and through the Everglades. You will find places to ride it as there is more than swamp there.

There is an old missile site somewhere down...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By GSJon
When Moto-X or whoever it was was handling the...

When Moto-X or whoever it was was handling the sales the CS was fair and difficult to get a hold of when calling. Now that it back at Jesse Luggage the CS is fantastic.

I was rear ended twice,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By GSJon
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 989,876
Posted By GSJon
I'll throw my best wished in for Mrs. Moose to...

I'll throw my best wished in for Mrs. Moose to get better soon. Somebody has to take care of the dogs when Moose is loose.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By GSJon
I may be pimpin' myself here but this is not a...

I may be pimpin' myself here but this is not a bad option http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048906. It even has a heart rate monitor, cadence sensor and speed sensor for the bike.

The...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-16-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By GSJon
Welcome! A better place to ask about GPS...

Welcome!

A better place to ask about GPS related issues is over in the Laying Down Tracks forum. It is dedicated to trip planning and all things GPS/map related things.

Jon
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By GSJon
Yep, this is easy to do and they are really hard...

Yep, this is easy to do and they are really hard to forget about when in your mouth.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By GSJon
I did some research a while ago on backpacks and...

I did some research a while ago on backpacks and the Maxpedition (http://www.maxpedition.com/)seems to be the best one for my requirements. Fantastic stitching and and just quality workmanship on...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,497
Views: 3,098,038
Posted By GSJon
I like that broom/dust pan idea for keeping the...

I like that broom/dust pan idea for keeping the tent clean when some where for more than a day at a time.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,365
Posted By GSJon
I'm just dying of laughter reading this. ...

I'm just dying of laughter reading this.


There may be some outside adult influence in me at the moment assisting the laughter though.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 989,876
Posted By GSJon
Same here too. Although, I am working from home...

Same here too. Although, I am working from home but still better than going out in this stuff.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 563,981
Posted By GSJon
Motorcycle bubble

I just don't even know what to say about something like this other than why????

http://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_dP0Ad1pWlvZ_600x450.jpg

For sale is a Harley Bubble in very good condition....
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,065
Posted By GSJon
I've started going toward the Adidas climalite. ...

I've started going toward the Adidas climalite. They are nice and smooth on the skin.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-16-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By GSJon
That is funny! I've had basically the same thing...

That is funny! I've had basically the same thing happen to me but I just dropped my bike off at the dealer and the train (Metra not subway) was about 20 minutes late. After the third person I took...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,085
Posted By GSJon
I got a pack of 10 of those on ebay about 6 or 7...

I got a pack of 10 of those on ebay about 6 or 7 years ago for $10. I'm still on my second one as I sold a bike and left it on. They are stil available on ebay for $10/10.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,763
Posted By GSJon
I've got the Wunderlich radiator guard for my...

I've got the Wunderlich radiator guard for my F650GS
I see that they do not seem to stock the exact model that I have however this one...
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