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Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9,247
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Posted By M700
And up on the WABDR earlier this summer: ...

And up on the WABDR earlier this summer:

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_8503_zpsb47faf78.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Up in the hills today. Nice ride. Used the...

Up in the hills today. Nice ride. Used the skidplate a couple of times. Surprised me. Must have hit those rocks harder than I thought!
...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,576
Posted By M700
That's kind of funny. Guy

That's kind of funny.

Guy
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,325,815
Posted By M700
Thumb Been a while since I checked in on The Scrambled....

Been a while since I checked in on The Scrambled.

Good to see you guys are still riding great looking bikes, great looking places! OUTSTANDING!
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,662
Posted By M700
ENJOY! That should be one heck of a ride. ...

ENJOY!

That should be one heck of a ride.

Guy
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!

That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
My trip was all wrapped up by October. I did bump...

My trip was all wrapped up by October. I did bump into another Strom Trooper out on the Salt Flats.

Yeah, I liked that sign. Pretty cool. Grabbed a meal not long before photographing the sign....
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Just short of 3,000 miles, spread over 10 days...

Just short of 3,000 miles, spread over 10 days "out west" - it was a great ride on the 650!

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/Ride%202013/IMG_7868_zps80777c4c.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 839,258
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/wi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/wildlife%20and%20scenery/Dry6_zpsb9499e06.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/GuyMiner/media/wildlife%20and%20scenery/Dry6_zpsb9499e06.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,325,815
Posted By M700
The Ventura rack/pack works real well for me....

The Ventura rack/pack works real well for me. Have also carried a duffle, and a tent. Pretty simple. Pack light. Have the stuff you need regularly in a tank bag.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By M700
You've got some photos of the trip to share? ...

You've got some photos of the trip to share?

Must have been a great trip, 25 days... Dang... That's great. Glad your bikes worked out well.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By M700
Darwin - don't know that I use the "full"...

Darwin - don't know that I use the "full" capabilities of my bike ever... But I sure do enjoy the versatility of the Strom. I want a bike that doesn't stop when the pavement does. So many dirt roads...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 258,289
Posted By M700
"Suzuki probably wonders why people just don't go...

"Suzuki probably wonders why people just don't go and buy a DR650 variant if they want off road capability."

Yup.
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 258,289
Posted By M700
Thumb That's funny! The robots... Like many Strom...

That's funny! The robots...

Like many Strom owners - I'm thinking the new one is going to have to be pretty doggone good to be better than what we've already got. Kind of like the idea of 80 hp,...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,325,815
Posted By M700
"not to steal anything from ridingdonkeys...

"not to steal anything from ridingdonkeys questions, but i am curious how the scrambler feels after a long day riding. i too am looking for a scrambler, and most of my riding is short commutes, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,904
Posted By M700
"My entire point was more of an FYI to others as...

"My entire point was more of an FYI to others as to how I was mislead, in writing, into believing a mitigation hearing was a viable means to tell my side of the story only to hear a judge tell me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By M700
I'm not really one to put down exact GPS...

I'm not really one to put down exact GPS coordinates and name every road I wandered. Some I didn't know I was going to travel until I saw the road itself and the whim struck.

The pronghorns were,...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 258,289
Posted By M700
Voluhzia - that's pretty much just the Bandit...

Voluhzia - that's pretty much just the Bandit 1250 with lower fairings added. The Bandit 1250 though is quite a bike. Gobs of torque.

Re the "new" Wee Strom:

I'm impressed with the existing DL...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By M700
Eastern Oregon, last week of May

Needed some time alone, so I wandered a thousand miles through Eastern Oregon w/Suzuki & camping gear. Cool, damp, windy, and an absolute hoot. Call it the Pronghorn Tour:
...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By M700
The Wee is good for wandering.

The Wee is good for wandering.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,581
Posted By M700
Lochsa Lodge at Powell has nice cabins for a...

Lochsa Lodge at Powell has nice cabins for a night or two - and they serve up a mighty fine meal as well as some frosty cold beverages.

Fuel is avail there - and later in the season, after the...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4247.jpg

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4305.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Thumb I don't see it as a hi-jack at all. Good photos...

I don't see it as a hi-jack at all. Good photos of a nicely modified Strom, built by you, for you. I like it!
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,941
Posted By M700
Dang, you guys must carry a lot of.... something....

Dang, you guys must carry a lot of.... something.

Impressive work.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21,735
Views: 6,325,815
Posted By M700
Just checking in with my Scram riding buddies....

Just checking in with my Scram riding buddies. Good to see the old hands still at it!

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/006-1.jpg

Guy
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4033.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Ah mud... Nasty stuff!

Ah mud... Nasty stuff!
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Photo taken a couple of days ago here in North...

Photo taken a couple of days ago here in North Central Washington. Since then the temp has dropped and it snowed again. Wee-Strom is safely tucked away, warm and dry, waiting for better riding...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,361
Posted By M700
Thumb Agree - that's a fine looking bike. Enjoy!

Agree - that's a fine looking bike. Enjoy!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,706
Posted By M700
"Very scenic, just watch the weather conditions,...

"Very scenic, just watch the weather conditions, there are a few avalanche chutes ( closer to Montana than Lewiston ) that can block the road and it is a narrow road with plenty of truck traffic."...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,706
Posted By M700
Gotta love this thread! One of my favorite...

Gotta love this thread! One of my favorite motorcycle roads, above a doggone fine fly-fishing river, through some great country, wolf talk, and guns. Dang. Almost heaven!

Say, I've never been...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,031
Posted By M700
Welcome! I visited Singapore a couple of times in...

Welcome! I visited Singapore a couple of times in the past. Wonderful people and climate. Your yellow Strom looks great!
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,361
Posted By M700
Talking :D Predictable response from a Capo rider... I...

:D Predictable response from a Capo rider... I figured it would be coming quickly. And no, only "high" on coffee. Dang, they do look a lot alike in those photos. :D

Back to the OP - ride what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,359
Posted By M700
Riding in a big group...

What do you think? Comfortable with 300 other riders out on the highway?

I've done it a few times, and I have to say it's not my favorite form of riding.

I'd much, much rather ride with a few...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,361
Posted By M700
Wow - until this thread I didn't realize how much...

Wow - until this thread I didn't realize how much the Aprilla looks like a Wee Strom. Amazing... :D
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,472
Posted By M700
If you're not going to use your Scrambler (very...

If you're not going to use your Scrambler (very fun bike, but mine wasn't particularly comfortable for two up) then seriously consider the Wee Strom. Easy to ride, low maintenance, excellent fuel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 292,465
Posted By M700
Hmmm. Maybe a good excuse to get a skidplate &...

Hmmm. Maybe a good excuse to get a skidplate & engine guards... Although hopefully I won't need them!

Up on Chumstick Mtn, earlier this year: ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 292,465
Posted By M700
Thumb 1911 Fan - I'm up for this ride if you want to do...

1911 Fan - I'm up for this ride if you want to do it next summer. Assuming your 990 can keep up with my Wee Strom... :D

Seriously, I think I've either ridden much of this route, or been over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,072
Posted By M700
I've run into some serious winter weather heading...

I've run into some serious winter weather heading to California from Washington at Christmas time in the past... Usually the trip isn't too bad, but it sure can be. A few years ago we loaded up the...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,223
Posted By M700
Simply stock. No beads, nothing. That Suzuki seat...

Simply stock. No beads, nothing. That Suzuki seat works out real well for me. Nowhere on the poll for this answer though.

Guy
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