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by detdrbuzzard
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

hope we can all do a M&G or a mini M&G and do some riding in the U.P. I want to get out and see the Keweenaw peninsula or part of it
by detdrbuzzard
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

Outstanding. That should give you a range of over 400 miles. It would sure come in handy if you do much riding at night out here in the Southwest. ;) Ron I've gone 297 miles on the main tank before opening up the cell but I've never gone more than 80 miles on the cell even though I know I can go fa...
by detdrbuzzard
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

" Is that an auxiliary fuel tank on the back of your bike? "
yes it is a 3 gallon fuel cell, the mighty ST 1300 only holds 7.7 gallons of gas and I wanted no needed a little more :)
by detdrbuzzard
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: "New" Ride
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: "New" Ride

looks good very chief
by detdrbuzzard
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

a few pic's from my U.P. ride back in july
by detdrbuzzard
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

William, great pics! Keep July open for riding the UP. I'm hosting a ride then and of course you and the gang are welcome. Hell, you better show up :D I was back in the U.P. back in june but I don't have all the pic's on this computer, what would matter is the date. I have a couple of friends that ...
by detdrbuzzard
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Which tire?
Replies: 16
Views: 388

Re: Which tire?

I think Dunlop knew that they were going to drop the E-3, I had been using them on my wing since 2008 but the last two sets before the E-4's came out were the worst for cupping and noise
by detdrbuzzard
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Which tire?
Replies: 16
Views: 388

Re: Which tire?

I had to put a Dunlop e-4 on the back of my 1500 wing after my niece got a flat out in grand rapids, mi. being a new tire with about 500 miles on it I don't have much feed back
by detdrbuzzard
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

Can you actually catch sturgeon fish in Lake Michigan (I note you visited Sturgeon Bay)? We have strange laws about royal fish, and anyone who catches a sturgeon fish (or a whale) must offer it to the Queen - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_fish I don't know if you can catch sturgeon fish in la...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

I took m-13 south then took m-81 east before hopping on I-75 south for home. traffic in flint, mi was coming to a stop and stopping was the last thing I wanted to do so I took m-21 into downtown flint then took Saginaw st. out to Grand blanc, mi. from there I took I-75 south and arrived home about 1...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

after leaving the power plant we headed south on m-65 then took us-23 and m-13 into Bay city, mi, it was time for some food. the restaurant turbjim wanted to eat at was really crowded and so was the restaurant next door so we found another big boy restaurant to have lunch at. once finished eating we...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

took a few more pic's before getting back on the road
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

we ended up in Oscoda township at the five channels hydro electric dam off of m-65 off the Au Sable river after taking a few other state roads and a few back roads form cheboygan
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

a few pic's of the places we passed through after leaving Cheboygan
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

a few more pic's from Cheboygan
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

my plan was to head home after mackinaw but it was late in the day, the sun would be going down soon and with deer on the move we decided to motel it another night so jim called the wagon wheel hotel in st. ignace, mi. but they were full, we ended up getting a room in Cheboygan, mi. so we hopped on ...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

back on the road we ended up on c-81 for the ride into mackinaw city, I saw a photo opp but I think we were both hungry and looking for a place to eat seeing that we skipped breakfast. once downtown I went over to joann's and got mom some fudge then we headed down the street for pizza, didn't realiz...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

played hooky from henry's Friday October 20th and met up with turbojim in flint around 08:30 for a nice weekend trip around the great lake state of Michigan. turbojim is riding an '83 Honda vf750 Lovely! My first road bike was an 84 VF750F. Very much like this, different color (red and white). it m...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

m-119 ends in Cross village and there is signage to get you over to mackinaw city going east, turbojim said we were going a different way so I followed him north. we followed the back road that hugs the coastline, it was a rough road even by Michigan standards, we stopped along the way for a few pic...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

here I am at the park across the street from the legs inn
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

it was a short ride north on us-131 before we picked up m-119 aka " the tunnel of trees " traffic was very heavy thought the road is aptly named but the fall colors were patchy even this far north. as the road went north it also got narrow and there was no good spot to pull over for some pic's, I th...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

while leaving Petoskey I spotted this mural
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

while Friday turned into a beautiful day Saturday started out as a beautiful day, we took m-66 ( yes the other 66 :) ) north out of Kalkaska. at the us-131 split we took us-131 north noting that the fall colors were really patchy everywhere we had been. our next stop was in Petoskey, mi. I had taken...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

after seeing two and maybe three deer cross the road in front of a tintop that was in front of us we decided to get to traverse city, mi. asap!! out on m-72 the sun had gone down by the time we made it to traverse city so no real photo opp there and we still had another 40 minutes to ride to get to ...
by detdrbuzzard
Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: last road trip of the season
Replies: 32
Views: 329

Re: last road trip of the season

heading north out of Ludington on us-31 we passed through Manistee, mi. and yes I forgot to take some pic's. we picked up m-22 and made a stop in arcadia, mi for a few pic's