1. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    I'll be there Tom. Just no comments about ugly V-Stroms cluttering up the lot alongside those pretty Sport tourers:D. It is even dirty with New Mexico dust on it still.
  2. sleazy rider

    sleazy rider Spudly Adventurer

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    Yeah, well.....

    I just got a call right after posting that. The roofing contractor is coming over this morning. I'm not gonna make it. *sigh*. Story of my riding season.
  3. CharlieT

    CharlieT old school

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    Isn't that stuff illegal??:evil
  4. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    Yes, some types................
  5. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    Well, Bender and I had a good lunch anyway:D.
  6. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Of course, you were at Clara's. My Lansing favorite.:dg
  7. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    If you happen to be Up North near Mesick this Saturday Kent Nothstine and I will be there at the Mushroom Grill. We will meet about Noonish+ . This place has good chow and lots of good Forest service roads around it:clap. Right on the only Main st of Mesick.Easy to find.
  8. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Man, I wish I could make it.:cry...Some of the best riding in the state is between Baldwin and Mesick and Jeff knows every road and trail. The Mushroom Grill has great food and the pretty waitress there makes lunch even more pleasant.:sweeti....Have fun guys!
  9. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Gotta agree with Charlie here.

    I've looked into the GLDS, but I don't think my KLR would be welcome.

    Nothing against 'em, but this crowd wouldn't fit, by and large.
  10. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    Too hard core? Paint the KLR orange. Who would know?
  11. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Lol, I wish painting it orange would give me a KTM or the ability to ride it.

    Nothing against the GLDS, good for those guys for riding together and promoting street legal, off road riding. I just don't think there is a place for those of us with bigger bikes and lesser abilities in that group.

    Maybe I'm wrong?
  12. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    I see what you mean. Thirty years ago I was one of those guys. Or was it forty?:lol3
  13. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Lol, o well. I just hope to keep up with you as an old man :)

    In the end I'm happy with my riding buddies and have a difficult enough time trying to find time to ride with them!
  14. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Well, good to have a different opinion chime in.
  15. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    All of us have a different opinion on what makes for great riding. The color of your bike does not always alter that. Mine is orange ,but I will still not ride whooped-out single track anymore as I pay a heavy price for that next day. The GLDS guys tend to be younger and like that stuff. I USED TO also but my tastes run to 2 track ,jeep trails and gravel roads now. I also don't use a GPS...... I like to watch where I am going not instrumentation.
  16. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    We've had our moment in the sun Jeff. Now it's the young'ns turn. You don't need no stink'n GPS. I've ridden on and off road with you and your a human GPS. Back in the day I had every trail between Kalkaska and Grayling memorized. Now all I remember is 72 and 612. Nothing in between :lol3
  17. dsport_freak

    dsport_freak Adventurer

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    I am glad everyone here has found good riding. I was just trying to let everyone know that there are more options out there.

    I hope you are not mistaking us for the CCC as we are not affiliated with them at all. We do not like single track either and the average age of the club is around 50.
  18. SmashingPumpkins

    SmashingPumpkins Dinah-Mo-Humm

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    GLDS provides Adventure (big bike) routes for the St Helen Toys for Kids ride. And has had them at the Whiskey Creek Classic and Ted's Chandler Hill Challenge. And also the October Chili Ride and spring TN rides are basically an Adventure route.
  19. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Good to know. I'm doing a trip in June to Tennessee, but when I get back I plan to put some better off road tires on.

    Maybe I'll check out on of those rides.
  20. CharlieT

    CharlieT old school

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    Hey Than.....Ted rode his '08 Triumph Scrambler and I drove the GoldWing/sidecar rig on Adventure bike routes, so you should do fine. Just remember to keep it vertical.

    Tennessee, eh? Wouldn't be going "trail riding" now would you?:evil:evil

    http://www.tennesseewhiskeytrail.com/map-guide/ :deal