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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-01-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,551
Posted By U235Power
I believe 17-41 is stock. I run 17-44 on my...

I believe 17-41 is stock. I run 17-44 on my 1000. To me that's perfect for that bike. Stock it way too tall. My friend runs 17-45 with a 530 chain conversion on his... Either it good.

My '05...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6,736
Views: 1,420,589
Posted By U235Power
Picked up my '11 MTS12 S/Touring last weekend......

Picked up my '11 MTS12 S/Touring last weekend... Lovin' it so far...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,347
Posted By U235Power
Great ride report... You make me want to come...

Great ride report... You make me want to come visit even more now...

I just have one point of critism; You should have gotten the person who lifted the bike off you when you were hanging in the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,498
Posted By U235Power
I've had my Akro's for 2 years and almost 40K...

I've had my Akro's for 2 years and almost 40K miles now (stockers for about 10K)... Love them... Just loud enough to sound good, but quiet enough not to be an annoyance for long trips... Not the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,822
Posted By U235Power
jim g 9 - I have corrected for the mileage...

jim g 9 - I have corrected for the mileage difference because I use my commuting distance and gas consumption average... It was noticable in my wallet... I also have a speedo healer that further...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 778,652
Posted By U235Power
One more...

Ride some of the local terrain on the Central Coast of CA... Cuesta Ridge.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 778,652
Posted By U235Power
Another from the same trip...

A little off road excursion for some back country camping in the Yukon on the same trip (coming back from AK)... I would had a picture with the tent setup, but as soon as I got my stuff in the tent,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 778,652
Posted By U235Power
A little adventure during trip to Alaska last summer.

A short jont off the pavement outside Valdez.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,822
Posted By U235Power
They already have a motor that is noticably...

They already have a motor that is noticably better... I have both a SV1000 and a DL1000 and whatever they did to the DL motor retune (detune) it for more low end and less top didn't work... Don't get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-16-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By U235Power
I've got 34,000 on my '05 1000 and it is as good...

I've got 34,000 on my '05 1000 and it is as good as ever... I have one minor with my clutch hydraulic fluid, but it's not enough to concern me yet... I just top it off every 3 to 4 months or so...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,330
Posted By U235Power
Nice roads... Do you have a map of the route you...

Nice roads... Do you have a map of the route you took? I'm in SLO county and could definitely spend a day or two down there play on those roads.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By U235Power
I did the Power Commander about two week after...

I did the Power Commander about two week after having the bike... Haven't had a problem since... (28,000 miles on the bike now).
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,457
Posted By U235Power
That's sweet... I really like the looks of...

That's sweet... I really like the looks of that... Can't wait to see the reviews...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,193
Posted By U235Power
Getting the Seat - 3 setting up the pattern...

Getting the Seat - 3 setting up the pattern after shaping...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,193
Posted By U235Power
Getting the seat -2

Getting the seat -2
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,193
Posted By U235Power
Getting the seat-1

Getting the seat-1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,193
Posted By U235Power
Another happy Corbin owner here... I got mine in...

Another happy Corbin owner here... I got mine in June a few weeks before my Alaska trip... I went up to Corbin in Hollister, CA and had mine custom fit... Same price as off the shelf... It took a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,586
Posted By U235Power
The windscreen is a Cee baileys 21.5"... I tilt...

The windscreen is a Cee baileys 21.5"... I tilt it out about a 1/2 inch with spacers.. I've been pleased with it...

Central Coast is the central coast of California... I'm near San Luis Obispo...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,586
Posted By U235Power
Another angle...

Another angle...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,586
Posted By U235Power
Hepco & Becker Gobi topcase... Also have matching...

Hepco & Becker Gobi topcase... Also have matching side cases...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-14-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,752
Posted By U235Power
I did a 9000 mile Alaska trip this summer in 19...

I did a 9000 mile Alaska trip this summer in 19 days... I pushed the Strom pretty hard and had zero issues... I did the trip solo also and never had gave mechanical issues a second thought...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,895
Posted By U235Power
I got the wobble with my Perelli Scorpions toward...

I got the wobble with my Perelli Scorpions toward the end of Alaska trip... I noticed a slight flat spot forming on the front tire also...

After a little investigation, I decided to check the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,966
Posted By U235Power
Almost 27K on my '05 DL1K and haven't even...

Almost 27K on my '05 DL1K and haven't even thought about having the valves checked yet, and I'm not losing any sleep over it either...

A friend of mine owns a shop and said he'd be more concerned...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-27-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By U235Power
New 650 Kawi for Europe...

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/26july06_kawasaki2007versys.htm

I like really like the looks of it, but it also looks to be somewhat limited for rough terrain.
Forum: Alaska 07-03-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By U235Power
Hey JavaJunkie... Hope you guys are having a safe...

Hey JavaJunkie... Hope you guys are having a safe trip back to Seattle... Are you going to make it to Hyder for the 4th?

It was great to meet you guys. Hope the foot is getting better and not too...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By U235Power
I used the fuel economy map recently... Was...

I used the fuel economy map recently... Was averaging about 38-39 mpg and with the new map on my way back from Hollister, CA, plus a little local riding I got 42.5 mpg... Almost no highway with side...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,704
Posted By U235Power
'03 SV1000 Naked....

'03 SV1000 Naked....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By U235Power
Great... Thanks for sharing... I may load the...

Great... Thanks for sharing... I may load the power and economy map tonight and give it a try... I'm doing along ride tomorrow, and if there are benefits in gas mileage, I'll keep it loaded for my...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-31-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 529,982
Posted By U235Power
That would explain the yellow Ducati badged...

That would explain the yellow Ducati badged Elefant I saw getting off the Santa Margarita exit on my way to work one day... Sweet looking bike from what I could tell... That was about a year ago now...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By U235Power
The twin will most likey give you a little more...

The twin will most likey give you a little more power and a smoother power band that would be better for paved roads. That said, I've heard the 650GS is a very smooth ride for a thumper...


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By U235Power
Mighty Kentor is right... It's a Yosh TRS 2 into...

Mighty Kentor is right... It's a Yosh TRS 2 into 1 3/4 system on my SV1000.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2006, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By U235Power
Are you at Columbia?

Are you at Columbia?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By U235Power
Another...

Another...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By U235Power
New Exhaust on my Strom 1K...

Just installed my new Akrapovics the other day... I love the looks, love the sound, and they must weight about 25 lbs less than the stockers...

The sound is nice and mellow... Not very loud, but...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By U235Power
It's got BMW hard bags and a tank bag... ...

It's got BMW hard bags and a tank bag...

http://a.im.craigslist.org/Cr/en/MGdJrwVrH0yfCwd8IVFzDFfhnqyb.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2006, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By U235Power
Thanks for the info an link... Does $4900...

Thanks for the info an link...

Does $4900 for a 2001 with 14,000 miles seem like a fare deal?
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By U235Power
2001 F650gs???

Can someone give me some feedback on F650GS? I have a friend that is looking for a bike. It will be his first and he's narrowed it down to a F650GS used or a 650 V-Strom used... He's not having any...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,907
Posted By U235Power
Side view...

Side view...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,907
Posted By U235Power
I love my SV1000... Mine is naked, but the...

I love my SV1000... Mine is naked, but the handling is pretty much the same, just less wind protection... I had a TL1000R that was stock except for Micron slip-ons... My SV has a Yosh 2 into 1,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,442
Posted By U235Power
No personal experience with it, but this one...

No personal experience with it, but this one looks cool...

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