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Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« on: July 22, 2011, 04:27:49 am »
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Timeline:

Arrive in Kalamazoo on Tuesday:
  - BankerDanny
  - Jkidd01

?:??    Meet for breakfast, anyone?
9:45   Meet in parking lot across from the old Gibson Guitar Factory
          (225 Parsons Street, Google Heritage Guitars, the current occupant)
10am  Leave Kalamazoo for Hastings
  - BankerDanny
  - Jkidd01
  - Seanbarney41
  - Green_Manalishi (chase vehicle)
  - MJStone
  - OldSchool_IsCool (w/ Mrs & pooch)


10:45 Arrive Hastings, just passing thru unless there are any GR riders joining??
11:45 Arrive Sparty Statue on MSU campus. 
  - Dave the Welder
12:15 Leave MSU for the North Country! 

Flexible route or schedule here unless someone speaks up requesting a meetup between Lansing and Interlochen.  I'd like to be a Cycle Moore with enough time to set up camp before dark and before the skeeters start feasting!

Dinner somewhere, maybe Cadillac
Arrive at Cycle-Moore
  - Fuzzball
Copious Consumption of refreshments!


Meetup Points:
- Old Gibson Factory (KZO)
  - BankerDanny
  - Jkidd01
  - Seanbarney41
  - Green_Manalishi (chase vehicle)
  - MJStone
  - OldSchool_IsCool
 
- Hastings
  - Any GR folks?

- Sparty Statue, East Lansing
  - Dave the Welder
  - Other DET, Flint, Thumb guys?

- Alma, Mt Pleasant or Clare
  - Bay City, SAG Folks?
  - Others?

- Cycle Moore (Interlochen)
  - Fuzzball

Here is the route so far (I'm always open to better routes as long as we make it to meet up points on time!) 

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=212639289406289974048.0004a8949a6b5875f0122&msa=0
« Last Edit: July 24, 2011, 11:55:05 am by OldSchool_IsCool »
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2011, 06:01:55 am »
I've put my physical off for a month or so.  I'll be meeting you in Kazoo for Day 2.

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Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2011, 07:11:49 am »
Sounds good MJ!  Are you planning to come in the night before?  Need a place to flop?  I'm not sure what time we plan to get rolling, guessing anywhere between 9 and noon.
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
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Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2011, 07:35:26 pm »
we still on for noon at sparty statue
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2011, 07:40:20 pm »
we still on for noon at sparty statue

I haven't pulled together the timeline yet, but that sounds about right. 
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2011, 09:38:23 pm »
I was really hoping to get the bike running in time to put on at least a few miles on this trip.... Unfortunately I just got it fired up yesterday and although most things seem to be fine I'm not comfortable putting any real miles on it quite yet, at least not to far from home... I guess I'll have to catch the second world tour. It hurts just to type it.....

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2011, 09:21:32 am »
I was really hoping to get the bike running in time to put on at least a few miles on this trip.... Unfortunately I just got it fired up yesterday and although most things seem to be fine I'm not comfortable putting any real miles on it quite yet, at least not to far from home... I guess I'll have to catch the second world tour. It hurts just to type it.....

Aw dang, GR!  Would you feel comfortable riding to Hastings and back?  You could carry/escort the beast from one side of town to the other perhaps.  You don't have to go far with GZ to be considered a year one rider!!
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2011, 09:47:22 am »
I was really hoping to get the bike running in time to put on at least a few miles on this trip.... Unfortunately I just got it fired up yesterday and although most things seem to be fine I'm not comfortable putting any real miles on it quite yet, at least not to far from home... I guess I'll have to catch the second world tour. It hurts just to type it.....

Aw dang, GR!  Would you feel comfortable riding to Hastings and back?  You could carry/escort the beast from one side of town to the other perhaps.  You don't have to go far with GZ to be considered a year one rider!!


EXACTLY! At least get out and meet up with the guys and do a few miles. I'll add you to the master rider list if you do  ;) Participate not spectate  ;D "Far from home" doesn't start for 1000 miles  ;D
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2011, 09:57:00 am »
That was my intention this morning when I got up early to put on some miles... However, there still appears to be something wrong, no surprise, and I never got it to start. Battery is on the charger now.... Words can not begin to express my frustration and disappointment; although, I did try out a few choice four letter words out to no avail....

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2011, 10:04:17 am »
Timeline added to the first post of this thread.
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2011, 10:56:25 am »
Way to go OldSchool!!  Great planning and coordinating. The Green Manalishi must of gotten to close to GZ, cause I lost 4th gear last night on the way home :'(  Guess gnashing of teeth and claws has put an end to the GM's part in the relay.  Loads of fun with everyone yesterday. 

I still am planning on being available as a chase vehicle as you all proceed to Interlochen and the Bridge.  Prolly won't follow on Thursday, but will still be in the vicinity.

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2011, 11:53:24 am »
Way to go OldSchool!!  Great planning and coordinating. The Green Manalishi must of gotten to close to GZ, cause I lost 4th gear last night on the way home :'(  Guess gnashing of teeth and claws has put an end to the GM's part in the relay.  Loads of fun with everyone yesterday. 

I still am planning on being available as a chase vehicle as you all proceed to Interlochen and the Bridge.  Prolly won't follow on Thursday, but will still be in the vicinity.

OH NO!!! 

Dangit!  And despite your key switch issues, ur bike ran AWESOME!!  OK ur on the list for Wednesday just the same.  Bring your helmet as you never know when the opportunity to grab a saddle might pop up!!
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2011, 07:37:11 pm »
now that is brotherhood "grab a saddle" ...love this...
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #13 on: July 24, 2011, 09:23:04 pm »
Ah.....!!! I'm so looking forward to riding and hosting our B & B with Godzilla and the gang. I'll be leaving the Soo early Thursday morning and riding south as you ride north. Old School----keep me posted on the route so's I don't miss you. I'm thinking Petoskey will about where we'll cross paths, what do you think?
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« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2011, 03:21:13 am »
We're planning to hug the Lake Michigan shore. We should be easy to spot.

I worry a bit about my cell coverage (ATT). There was no signal in Hell LOL!
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2011, 03:55:28 am »
I worry a bit about my cell coverage (ATT). There was no signal in Hell LOL!

You'll be pretty SOL looking for AT&T signal north of The Bridge too... but a whole herd of vintage Hondas will be easy to spot!

About what time will breakfast at Interlochen be?  I'll be meeting everyone there or somewhere on 31 depending on when I leave Mackinaw.
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #16 on: July 25, 2011, 06:49:55 am »
I'm hooking up on Thursday, Day 3. If you don't have a signal at the Cycle Moore campground We can probably exchange messages through the campground office. By Wednesday night I was hoping to know what time you were leaving Interlochen on Thursday morning. I'll call Cycle Moore and see if they can tell me if the AT&T signal is any good there.
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #17 on: July 25, 2011, 09:05:48 am »
Hey Guys,

Looks like I'm going to have to shorten my participation by quite a bit. My front brake lines went bad over the weekend and one of the exhaust studs broke off, so considering I don't want to ride too awful far without front brakes I was thinking I'd go as far as St. Johns on Day 2 before I turn around. It sucks considering how much I've been looking forward to this. I'll still be meeting up Tuesday Night in KZO though! I'd need to lose my rear brakes too to consider backing all the way out.

Also here's my cell number for call/text: 616 two three eight 8002
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #18 on: July 25, 2011, 09:39:39 am »
I scanned your QR code Fuzzball, very funny!
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« Reply #19 on: July 25, 2011, 10:41:00 am »
  :)
I've been waiting for someone to get it.  Thanks.
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« Reply #20 on: July 25, 2011, 11:24:51 am »
Let's try this:

Fuzz, what would be a good time to arrive at the Soo?  How long will it take for us to get there assuming we hug the shore (31, 119, bridge, 134 & 129)?

Add an hour and that will be breakfast time. Can anyone suggest a good breakfast place near Cycle Moore or north along 31?
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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« Reply #21 on: July 25, 2011, 11:43:51 am »
Hey Jkidd,

Damn!  Sorry to hear about ur brake line!  Check with Carquest. The one in Battle Creek can make hydraulic lines while you wait!  Not sure if they can/will do bike lines.

Banker suggests we tip a few at Bell's downtown. That sounds pretty good to me!  I plan to join in if can finish wrenching tonight and only have to pack on Tue.

Hotel is an option, but if you (or Banker) need a place to flop, I have one bed and one sofa.
Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?
If you take care of it.
What do you have to do?
Lot’s of things. You’ve been watching me.
Will you show me all of them?
Sure.
Is it hard?
Not if you have the right attitudes. It’s having the right attitudes that’s hard.

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« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2011, 01:19:09 pm »
I might take you up on that. The $40 I save on the room could be saved for more important things like beer, food and gas.
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2011, 02:31:09 pm »
Let's try this:

Fuzz, what would be a good time to arrive at the Soo?  How long will it take for us to get there assuming we hug the shore (31, 119, bridge, 134 & 129)?

Add an hour and that will be breakfast time. Can anyone suggest a good breakfast place near Cycle Moore or north along 31?
there is a decent little place within walking distance of Cycle Moore...
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Re: Day 2 - Wed 7/27 - KZO to Interlochen
« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2011, 03:03:26 pm »
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