Twin Cities Area Campfire BS Thread

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Daggy, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. SSG B

    SSG B Rounds complete

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    New camping toys? Here is my new toy. Got it home Sunday at 2 AM from Ohio.

    Thanks for riding shottie Jon B!


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  2. judjonzz

    judjonzz Beastly

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    There's some excellent riding in the area. WI95 is the obvious route, a ridge-top ride with lots of sweepers that you can see clear through. The really good stuff begins when you get down off the ridge, Joos Valley Road, Alligator Slide, Pretzel Pass (I swear I have heard the banjo music in there), River Road, and tons of other good stuff. Eagle Valley Road is one of the most picturesque, and at the same time, most twisty routes in the area, and has been resurfaced within the last couple of years.
  3. award900

    award900 Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the reply, I ll be sure to check out those roads. The owner showed us a video of their Boss Hoss rally. Thirty to forty of those things doing long rolling burnouts! One had eleven hundred horsepower. Cool place.[​IMG]

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  4. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    I have a Touratech helmet shelf. I won this freakin' fabbo piece of loveliness at CADVR V.

    I finally put it up. Nice and high so I won't smack my forehead into it.

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    Here it is juxtaposed with the KLR.

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    And completing its purpose - with riding jacket hung upon its oh so splendid hooks.

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  5. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    What is it you say? Fabbo? Well whatever... it was fabbo!

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  6. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    :clap

    Gravy visited my peeps! :lol3

    Were you able to try their burgers? I've not actually been there for burger night. Hmmm. Need to make that happen.
  7. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    Yes, it was great! I forgot to write down the name but it had fried red onions and a delicious creamy sauce of some sort :lol3

    Best part is since they grind their own beef you don't have to have it over cooked :puke1
  8. JackJack

    JackJack Dulce Periculum

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    I had the beef brisket sandwich and 2 ribs. Both were borderline dry and the ribs lacked a pronounced crust. It was pretty low on smokey flavor, too. I would say it was average bbq. I didn't bother stopping again on my way home.

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  9. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    That does look dry JackJack. Still, you win some, you lose some. Just the way it goes. Keep us appraised of the good BBQ joints you visit.
  10. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    That new ride looks ok though, I think you'll pull through :D

    Bring it up to Pine River this weekend and get some scratches on it. Scratches are a great excuse to install stickers.
  11. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    +1 on Hansen's Hold Up. One of my favorite areas to ride. Was there about a month ago.

    WTH is going on this weekend?
  12. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    It's a great riding area, and a very nice view from the deck, fo sho.

    Not much happening this weekend. Might do the 24K service on the tiger. It's a little early for it, but no big deal.
  13. brianwarner983

    brianwarner983 Adventurer

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    Anyone riding the Grand Marais trip this weekend?
  14. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Is that a planned ride of some sort? Or just heading to Grand Marais for the fun of it? Nice area up there.
  15. rickcorwn

    rickcorwn Been here awhile

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    Which Grand Maris? There are three of them out there MN, MI and Manitoba :lol3

    I've thought about a trip going to all three, a Grand Maris trifecta.
  16. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    I might be up there. Hope there's no event going on that I'll need to avoid.
  17. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Local BMW club rides up there every year, must be this weekend.

    Shouldn't be hard to avoid, just steer clear of the Starbucks along the way. :thumb
  18. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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  19. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Speaking of GM, is it too early to think about pancakes? :dg

    The Twin Cities Marathon is Oct. 7. Don't pick that day.
  20. *Gravy*

    *Gravy* Jedi Loser

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    I fell on my ass rock climbing at Taylors Falls today. The seat is almost unbearable right now. Anyone got some sympathy for me? :ear