Midwest Regional Spring Fever Ride 2017 (MI)

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Kawasakirob, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    GLDS? I haven't made a ride with you folks in a while. Once I get caught up over here, we'll be back in fun mode. Look what followed Tammy home today;
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    Know any one looking for a plated CRF 230f?
    :freaky
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  2. Dfrnt

    Dfrnt Just pluggin' along

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    Yeah. GLDS. Stepping up in the world. Nice find.
  3. zxrider11

    zxrider11 Been here awhile

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    300 miles of gravel & curves today
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  4. MileEater4ever

    MileEater4ever Been here awhile

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  5. steve_s

    steve_s Adventurer

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  6. zxrider11

    zxrider11 Been here awhile

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    Did you find out what happened to cause the leak?? Blown gasket, oil line, stripped bolt???
  7. steve_s

    steve_s Adventurer

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    Oil is weeping threw side case casting. Took it to the dealership, they are going to see if KtM is going to fix it under warranty.


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  8. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    We took a vote and it was unanimous. You have our permission to become a multi bike owner. Keep the Magna for mile munching and go get your self a proper dual sport.
    :beer :ricky
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  9. Haar

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  10. steve_s

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    My KTM is back home, thanks to Grace Performance , ktm paid for a new clutch cover with bearings & a gas level sensor.


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  11. zxrider11

    zxrider11 Been here awhile

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    Steve - glad to hear you got the Orange Beast fixed up, time to put some miles on and get dirty!

    Any thoughts on dates for a Fall Camp & Ride? The weekends of Oct 7th & 14th work for me.
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  12. Kawasakirob

    Kawasakirob phone wallet keys

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    Had a huge high side at work on Saturday and caught the bars to the groin area as I was being flung. The bar end and hand guard left an indention right below my stomach.


    Fast forward a couple days, and this morning while showering I noticed my shaft looking a little darker than usual. Upon further inspection, it is almost totally black and blue and yellow and all out crazy looking. Like some sort of new camo for the military. :(:


    Will not post any pictures, but thought I'd share to hopefully bring a laugh. Hope all is good! Miss you guys!
  13. MileEater4ever

    MileEater4ever Been here awhile

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    OUCH!!!

    Sing to Him who rides across the heavens, his mighty voice thundering from the sky Ps 68:33

    (you might singing in a higher pitch now)
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  14. Kawasakirob

    Kawasakirob phone wallet keys

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    Oh man it hurt. Worst part was I hadn't even made it to the trail yet! After hunkering down for a minute or two I had to pick the bike up and continue riding..... slowly......no bouncing:lol2


    Did a full half flip and landed straight on my back. We were headed out to investigate a utv rollover on one of the ATV trails, and was on a road, crossing from one high point to another when I failed to see a good size trench in the middle of the road. Rode the trench for a bit until it took an abrupt turn.... and just got b-u-c-k-e-d.

    Swampy rainy conditions, was definitely happy nothing more serious came from it.
  15. steve_s

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    Both are good for me.


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  16. TorkeFUN

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    Both the 7th and 14th work for me too.
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  17. zxrider11

    zxrider11 Been here awhile

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    Lets plan for the weekend of Oct 7th @ Cycle-Moore.

    I can help lead a 50/50 ride on that Saturday in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

    Plan on a 150+ mile day ride of gravel roads, seasonal two-tracks and paved curves that is big bike friendly.

    And Tony TorkeFUN can pick the lunch stop so he can recharge his Zero.
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  18. TorkeFUN

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    From my experience these are the best places for me to charge AND grab good food -

    Traverse city, (Blue Tractor BBq, Swiches Deli, Rare Bird Brewery)
    Empire, (anywhere)
    Crystal Mountain resort, great food and many charge spots.
    Beulah, (anywhere downtown area)
    Manistee, Little River Casino.
    Bear Lake, (Anywhere downtown)

    Just depends on if we ride more up in the Pinky region, or hug the coast and go south. I've never ridden M22, So that would interest me :D

    But Either way I'll be able to find somewhere to charge.

    If your interested in seeing this interactive map- https://www.plugshare.com/#

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  19. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    Ouch! Glad yer OK. Slow it down a bit. I took a handle bar to the sternum really hard one time. luckily, I was wearing a chest protector, but it felt like I got center punched by Mike Tyson.
    :beer
  20. zxrider11

    zxrider11 Been here awhile

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