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Forum: Beasts 07-10-2011, 10:11 AM
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Views: 573,325
Posted By Guyver
Good point. Kinda wish I never asked...

Good point. Kinda wish I never asked now...getting hammered here a bit!! hahaha.

I say, it's Burren's bike.....ride it like you want and let it rip BR!! We only pass this way one time, ya...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,692
Posted By Guyver
I recently met a man on his way back to San Diego...

I recently met a man on his way back to San Diego from Alaska......on a Kawasaki Vulcan!!! Complete with 5 gallon gas can strapped into the passenger seat.

Buy the bike that makes you twang and...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 573,325
Posted By Guyver
OK. Well that sounds reasonable. Like I said, I...

OK. Well that sounds reasonable. Like I said, I was just asking. If money were no object to me...I'd have a bunch more bikes than I do, and probably wouldn't mind thrashing them as much.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 573,325
Posted By Guyver
I've ridden an 04 1150 GSA, a KTM 5??exc, an...

I've ridden an 04 1150 GSA, a KTM 5??exc, an XR650L, XR600R, 1200GS, and of course a DL650, which some would not necessarily consider a big adventure bike.

Compared to my 07 YZ450f, that 02 426...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 573,325
Posted By Guyver
I said I wasn't criticizing.. Read above? I said...

I said I wasn't criticizing.. Read above? I said I was trying to understand why? Your saying it's because it's more challenging riding a heavy bike in the dirt?

OK.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 573,325
Posted By Guyver
Every man can do as he wants with his own toys;...

Every man can do as he wants with his own toys; so I'm not criticizing....but, I'm trying to figure out why someone would want to spend 12 or 13 grand on a brand new high performance riding machine...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Guyver
I would be surprised if that seat's not sold...

I would be surprised if that seat's not sold already. Depending on how old that is....$400 is not bad. I would have paid that for one if it was relatively new and leather because then I wouldn't...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Guyver
Russell Day Long. It's a custom made type job. ...

Russell Day Long. It's a custom made type job. Fugly as can be....but you can ride it for as long as you want and have zero sore butt issues. Breaking it in, I did 7 1/2 hours on it the first day....
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Guyver
It's Line-X. They'll do it for you for around 40...

It's Line-X. They'll do it for you for around 40 bucks. You have to pull the fairing though.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Guyver
It means you'd just as soon chew your own arm off...

It means you'd just as soon chew your own arm off to get out of the situation when you wake up and come to your senses. Like a coyote will do if caught in a leg trap.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,874,062
Posted By Guyver
Thanks E-Town, now I've got to do some math and...

Thanks E-Town, now I've got to do some math and convert it to American! haahah. Anyway, from what I can tell the mileage and range is about the same as my Wee; maybe just a little less. I see...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Guyver
Fellow Vstrom owner here. Two years old,...

Fellow Vstrom owner here. Two years old, thirteen thousand miles. Finally got it fully farkled, or will have if TT gets me my side case mounts this week.

Fantastic bike. Fun, zippy, great...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,874,062
Posted By Guyver
Anything over two hundreds pretty good I think.

Anything over two hundreds pretty good I think.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,874,062
Posted By Guyver
Beautiful bike and photos!!! I am jealous. I...

Beautiful bike and photos!!! I am jealous. I just spent over two grand farklizing my Wee for a two week adventure ride up to Canada, or I'd get one.

Question I haven't seen answered in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,576
Posted By Guyver
Update: I spent some time on an 1150GSA...

Update: I spent some time on an 1150GSA yesterday at the Beemer dealer - 2004 edition.

My impressions were......big comfortable bike. Lot's of good features. Nimble for it's size. Slow. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,576
Posted By Guyver
Thanks again for all the help. I'm now in...

Thanks again for all the help. I'm now in negotiations on the 1150. I think I would prefer the 1200 over the 1150 because of the the improved engine performance. But, I want a nice road...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,576
Posted By Guyver
I really appreciate all of the responses. ...

I really appreciate all of the responses. Unfortunately, I'm still just as confused. Some really love the 1150 others really love the 1200.

I have ridden the 1200, and 800, but not an 1150.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,576
Posted By Guyver
GS Question for Riders

Searched the forum.....couldn't find this (but I know it's probably there). Comparing 1150 to 1200

If you had the choice to purchase a low mileage/hardley ridden and in excellent condition but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By Guyver
That's awesome info!! Thanks.

That's awesome info!! Thanks.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 448,904
Posted By Guyver
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne...

http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne/Wee2/dino2.jpg

http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne/Wee2/dino3.jpg

Guess where I was standing when I took these photos?
...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,456
Posted By Guyver
Here's my Wee. I've had it about 11 months,...

Here's my Wee. I've had it about 11 months, about 6000 something miles.

http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne/NiceWee2.jpg

I originally wanted a BMW 1200GS, but money was tight...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,440
Posted By Guyver
Great adventure! Where's the pictures of you...

Great adventure! Where's the pictures of you guys soaking your tootsies in the hot springs?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,015
Views: 960,574
Posted By Guyver
Thumb Sorry about the crash. Absolutely beautiful...

Sorry about the crash.

Absolutely beautiful riding scenery. It is my dream to vacation there someday and do likewise!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,339
Posted By Guyver
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne...

http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr192/GuyverOne/Wee2/Wee018.jpg

Looking north toward Big Sur from Nacimiento Road 2009.
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Guyver
Yes - and not in a good way. I test rode one...

Yes - and not in a good way. I test rode one that had been lowered 1 1/2 inches and couldn't wait to get off that thing. Felt like it wanted to throw me the whole time. Powerful engine though....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,728
Posted By Guyver
I drove 11 hours each way just to ride and camp...

I drove 11 hours each way just to ride and camp up there a few weeks ago. Did the 36 and all surrounding roads, camped at Ruth Lake - did about 265 miles each day on average. Motorcycle riders...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By Guyver
I've been consistently getting between 40 - 46...

I've been consistently getting between 40 - 46 mpg on my 09 Wee. I basically consider my range as 200 miles. So, I set the trip meter every time I fill up and just consider myself good for 200...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,821
Posted By Guyver
Completely awesome! Loved it! If you decide to...

Completely awesome! Loved it! If you decide to go again next year, you may want to invite a few of us.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,751
Posted By Guyver
You guys....you're making it too hard. Go down to...

You guys....you're making it too hard. Go down to OSH and spend the $2.45 for a pack of small microfiber towels. One dampened with soapy water to wash with, and one to dry. It's a piece of cake,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Guyver
Epic scenery! :thumb

Epic scenery! :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15,333
Views: 1,190,756
Posted By Guyver
That's the attitude I'm talking about! So thanks...

That's the attitude I'm talking about! So thanks to Chip, Steve, JP and Daytona for the responses. I made it as far as Edison last summer trailoring dirt bikes. I wasn't going for it all the way...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Guyver
Just an FYI - Limekiln has been closed. IDK the...

Just an FYI - Limekiln has been closed. IDK the reason. +1 on Nacimiento campground. It's not the beach but you can stay there if need be.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15,333
Views: 1,190,756
Posted By Guyver
Hey Riders of this forum! I'm a noob here. I...

Hey Riders of this forum! I'm a noob here. I have a question for you that may be a no-brainer so excuse if it is.... Have you ever done the 168 through Shaver all the way over to the 168 on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,333
Views: 1,190,756
Posted By Guyver
If you're going to the Cliff's, you're definitely...

If you're going to the Cliff's, you're definitely not slumming it....:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Guyver
Sounds like a good idea! I can't wait to ride...

Sounds like a good idea! I can't wait to ride the 36 on a road bike; last time I was in my truck pulling dirtbikes, dreaming....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Guyver
I think I've got my fire issues resolved -...

I think I've got my fire issues resolved - asbestos suit! :D Kidding. I've got a committment I've got to try and reschedule. Should be do-able. There's so much riding diversity in the area; I may...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Guyver
Tenatively in!!! I've got one little snafu to...

Tenatively in!!! I've got one little snafu to work through....
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,777
Posted By Guyver
OK - I figured it out. Sometimes it helps to...

OK - I figured it out. Sometimes it helps to pick up the phone and actually call...Duh! These are flush mount blinkers and only made for the fronts. So, thanks anyway!
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,777
Posted By Guyver
Deleted extra post - sorry.

Deleted extra post - sorry.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,777
Posted By Guyver
It may be that I was just so excited about having...

It may be that I was just so excited about having a new bike that I didn't care. You probably could of hit me in the head with a stick right then and I wouldn't have noticed it. I did notice it on...
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