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Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,120
Posted By Bocephous
Very cool! I had a naked 2002 FZ1 (removed the...

Very cool! I had a naked 2002 FZ1 (removed the half fairing) to go with the 'Strom but they were a little too similar. Decided to sell the fizzy and pick up the gixxer (which is getting Helibars...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,120
Posted By Bocephous
This is correct.

This is correct.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,120
Posted By Bocephous
I purchased this 2011 750 in September. Looking...

I purchased this 2011 750 in September. Looking forward to putting some miles on it soon.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g324/Bocephous/Motorcycles/20140928_174033_resized_zpsfab64af5.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,263
Posted By Bocephous
This is what I would do.

This is what I would do.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bocephous
Thanks, man, I didn't figure I could go wrong...

Thanks, man, I didn't figure I could go wrong with a Penske, even one of their less expensive models.

How did you fare in the crash?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bocephous
Here it is. It won't be installed for a while as...

Here it is. It won't be installed for a while as I am recovering from shoulder surgery, but I am looking forward to testing it out.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bocephous
I talked to Dan from Traxxion this morning and he...

I talked to Dan from Traxxion this morning and he assured me that there are more applications for the 8975 than drag racing. You had me wondering myself there. Anyway, I ordered one and should have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Bocephous
Penske 8975 on a DL1000...opinions?

I need to replace the shock on my DL1000 and was wondering if anyone has experience with a Penske 8975 on their 'Strom?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 30,055
Posted By Bocephous
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 795,752
Posted By Bocephous
Crack open the gas tank, look for rust. Ask the...

Crack open the gas tank, look for rust. Ask the owner if he kept maintenance records, where the bike is kept (indoors/outdoors), look for obvious signs of road rash. I picked up a 2004 DL1000 a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 3,762,880
Posted By Bocephous
My 'strom lost a few lbs this weekend. Voice got...

My 'strom lost a few lbs this weekend. Voice got deeper, too.

http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g324/Bocephous/Motorcycles/LeoVince.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By Bocephous
I agree that the pics are beautiful, but was that...

I agree that the pics are beautiful, but was that Marco Melandri's girlfriend mixed in there, too :raabia?
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 38,194
Posted By Bocephous
Of course I'm partial, but both the FZ1 and...

Of course I'm partial, but both the FZ1 and DL1000 fit the description. The FZ1 would be better for the vertically challenged, is much quicker, and it is less top heavy than the DL. But the DL has...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 124,794
Posted By Bocephous
There is a lady on the FZ1OA forum that has over...

There is a lady on the FZ1OA forum that has over 200,000 miles on her gen 1.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Bocephous
Beautiful part of the world...thanks for sharing!

Beautiful part of the world...thanks for sharing!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,620
Posted By Bocephous
Agreed. My wife and I are taking our first trip...

Agreed. My wife and I are taking our first trip on the 'Strom this weekend and the Sasquatch shock has performed admirably under some pretty extreme conditions.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 3,762,880
Posted By Bocephous
I like the fork boots, too.

I like the fork boots, too.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,855
Posted By Bocephous
I have Oxford Heaterz on both my bikes and they...

I have Oxford Heaterz on both my bikes and they definitely keep my hands warm. Easy to install (directly to the battery, no splicing); you just have to remember to shut them off when you turn your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,668
Posted By Bocephous
The road a mile south is the road we live off of....

The road a mile south is the road we live off of. They decided to replace the bridge and have been working on it since June. I don't know anything about the fire tower, but I will recommend that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,668
Posted By Bocephous
The Happy Hay is just a few miles from my...

The Happy Hay is just a few miles from my compound. If the waterfall pic was taken on SR 2036 then that's even closer.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,668
Posted By Bocephous
I like seeing local (to me) areas on RR's here. ...

I like seeing local (to me) areas on RR's here. No shortage of dirt roads to explore.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
I'm glad your son-in-law is OK, Mark. I guess...

I'm glad your son-in-law is OK, Mark. I guess telling your wife kinda depends on the wife. Me telling my wife (last fall) that I hit a deer...while traveling at around 60-65mph:

Me: (Limping into...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,943
Posted By Bocephous
1. Upgraded suspension. 2. Centerstand. 3. I...

1. Upgraded suspension.
2. Centerstand.
3. I couldn't tolerate the sub-4000rpm rough running; a PCIII will fix it. Just make sure it has the correct map downloaded (02-03 map is substantially...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
My wife called his store this afternoon and was...

My wife called his store this afternoon and was told that they had water in the basement. Hope all you folks are going to be alright.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 1,034,797
Posted By Bocephous
You can get oil and air filters on ebay, Tom. ...

You can get oil and air filters on ebay, Tom. Oil filter is the same as the current XR650L if I remember correctly.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By Bocephous
Great pics and a cool bike.

Great pics and a cool bike.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 124,794
Posted By Bocephous
That thing must be a handful in the dirt. Very...

That thing must be a handful in the dirt. Very nice work, btw.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By Bocephous
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,836
Posted By Bocephous
Very nice work on that old Honda. Coolest bike...

Very nice work on that old Honda. Coolest bike I've seen in a long time.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 795,752
Posted By Bocephous
That I will. It was sitting idle for the past 2...

That I will. It was sitting idle for the past 2 years. Since I picked it up a week ago I've put a couple hundred miles on it and have given it some needed TLC:

Added seafoam to the gas in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
Some people just don't seem to realize that when...

Some people just don't seem to realize that when the shit hits the fan, when the world goes haywire, in the event of total anarchy and lawlessness, their "eliteness" just won't (doesn't) matter. The...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
Amen to that. My wife got pulled over in Virginia...

Amen to that. My wife got pulled over in Virginia a couple of years ago for doing about 90 in a 65 (said she was following traffic). Reckless driving. Had to hire a lawyer. Cost me around $1500.00. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
I decided I was going to perform a throttle body...

I decided I was going to perform a throttle body syn on my new-to-me strom. I am not mechanically inclined. I tore it apart and discovered that a rodent had made itself at home in the airbox. Not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-21-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,140
Views: 795,752
Posted By Bocephous
It's nice to find those low mileage bikes; I...

It's nice to find those low mileage bikes; I picked up an '04 Vee last weekend that had 3300 miles on it from a friend of mine.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,069
Views: 1,034,797
Posted By Bocephous
If anyone here is looking for an NX650 I recently...

If anyone here is looking for an NX650 I recently put mine up for sale in the flea market:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=707697&highlight=nx650
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 117,116
Posted By Bocephous
I think I may have met the same officer. I...

I think I may have met the same officer.

I visited the BRP about a month ago. Early on (in Virginia) I checked my mirror and noted I was being tailgated by a white vehicle. I was probably doing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
GREAT looking bike, Tim. I was going to get one...

GREAT looking bike, Tim. I was going to get one in about a year or so, but couldn't fight the "new-to-me-bike-itch" any longer, hence the DL. I'm anxious to find out how it compares with the DL in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
Thank you. I have a question for ya: Is it...

Thank you. I have a question for ya:

Is it the windscreen or the mirrors that cause the buffeting? Lots of different opinions out there on this topic. I'm 5'10" btw.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28,305
Views: 1,302,453
Posted By Bocephous
I didn't have any plans for that weekend, Mark,...

I didn't have any plans for that weekend, Mark, but now I do.
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