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Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,095
Posted By MWadv
I have an Elite 250 and a Piaggio BV350. I prefer...

I have an Elite 250 and a Piaggio BV350. I prefer the 250 for its nimbleness. The wheels on the BV350 are much larger in diameter and that prevents it from being as nimble as the Honda. The 2013...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,127
Views: 3,224,447
Posted By MWadv
Besides you who in the world would WAIT for...

Besides you who in the world would WAIT for Spring to ride a Dirt Bike?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10,127
Views: 3,224,447
Posted By MWadv
Absolutly Cool Beemer Bobber:wink:

Absolutly Cool Beemer Bobber:wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,718
Posted By MWadv
US Weather Records indicate the 3rd and 4th weeks...

US Weather Records indicate the 3rd and 4th weeks in July are the dryest. But remember there can be a cloud burst of rain in the mountains in late afternoon.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,718
Posted By MWadv
Hey Steve, I got the same bug about 11 to 14 yrs...

Hey Steve, I got the same bug about 11 to 14 yrs ago. I'm from Illinois so I know what your after other than flat land gravel roads. The 1200 GSA is a great adventure bike and has all the potential...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,404
Posted By MWadv
Don't you just love those people like this guy...

Don't you just love those people like this guy who feels it his job to protect us. Weather we want it or not?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,431
Posted By MWadv
Its normal for senior riders to appreciate the...

Its normal for senior riders to appreciate the art of motorcycle ring as they have experience of the past. Some bounce back to the vintage or classic rides because they miss the vib or the patina of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By MWadv
KTMtalk.com

KTMtalk.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,781
Posted By MWadv
Torque!!

Torque!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,137
Posted By MWadv
Harley-Davidson Superglide was made for your...

Harley-Davidson Superglide was made for your style of riding.
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,530
Posted By MWadv
Heres an R90S that recently sold on Ebay for 14K!...

Heres an R90S that recently sold on Ebay for 14K! Up, up and away!


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/?cmd=...#ht_764wt_1165

Someone in "The More Money than Brains Club" bought it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By MWadv
What is this now? A chat room?

What is this now? A chat room?
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,123
Posted By MWadv
Am I the only one out there that wants a 130^hp...

Am I the only one out there that wants a 130^hp bike that can go around a corner, has good wind protection and doesnt check in at obese. They just don't build it. Thanks for listening to me bitch, I...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
Originally Posted by Gryphon12 Sorry, but I...

Originally Posted by Gryphon12
Sorry, but I think it is one step more complicated,(the topic of the thread has nothing to do with steps) although I'm old enough to remember the 1960's categories...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,251
Posted By MWadv
Have you and your wife ever traveled and camped...

Have you and your wife ever traveled and camped any significant distance on a motorcycle? Suggest you take a trip around Lake Superior and back to see how it goes. Take a week to do that and see how...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,397
Posted By MWadv
Sounds like an Adventure bike is needed not a...

Sounds like an Adventure bike is needed not a dual-sport. IMO The "Best" may not be what you need and I don't think anyone has made it yet.
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
(So the Gryphon12 definition is; dirt bikes are...

(So the Gryphon12 definition is; dirt bikes are not dual-sports but can be, dual-sports are bigger and heavier to haul passengers and gear and Adventure bikes can be anything)
Thanks for whatever...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
So I assume you made your own bike. Thats what...

So I assume you made your own bike. Thats what allot of us do to satisfy our needs. The advantage is you know all its faults and its capabilities, when and where you can ride it. Changing tires and...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
Thanks for the response Mikemm. Answer this...

Thanks for the response Mikemm. Answer this question in your own mind.
If, on a nice sunny, dry day I ride a Honda Goldwing across my front lawn and ride in a figure 8 pattern and then back to the...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,251
Posted By MWadv
Go for a 100% Adventure bike of at least 1000cc. ...

Go for a 100% Adventure bike of at least 1000cc. Forget about the DS bikes when touring. A big Adventure bike will handle two up and lots of gear and still be quite stable at speed. Look at all the...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,397
Posted By MWadv
Best you can do is an Adventure bike of some...

Best you can do is an Adventure bike of some kind. A dual sport is not the best design for touring. An adventure bike is good for touring and unpaved roads, dry two track or single track and if you...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 724,070
Posted By MWadv
I think most of the replies to this thread missed...

I think most of the replies to this thread missed the question. The thread reads "Lets see your Vstrom OFFROAD" As I viewed most of the posts the majority of replies were showing pics of Vstroms ON A...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
We're on the same brain wave Bobbylee666. Great...

We're on the same brain wave Bobbylee666. Great answer.
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
I agree with you GaelicDog!!! Good input. Talent...

I agree with you GaelicDog!!! Good input. Talent and hard asses always make the exception.
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
Thanks for the reply flyfishbc. Capable is...

Thanks for the reply flyfishbc. Capable is relative to the rider is it not? I guess if you and I were having a conversation and I said I rode a ds from Denver to Jakson. Wy., reguardless of the...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,112
Posted By MWadv
Dual-Sport or Adventure Bike?

Almost everyday I venture into this website and view the New Posts forum section. Without a fail everyday I come across a thread that speaks of DS (dual-sport) bikes and Adv. bikes (adventure...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,510
Posted By MWadv
Does tis mean no pavement at all?

Does tis mean no pavement at all?
Forum: Racing 01-29-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By MWadv
I thank you for that info. How did you "work...

I thank you for that info. How did you "work that out", not being from the US? I had thought last years "Champ" wore it all year. Thanks, I think?
Forum: Racing 01-29-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By MWadv
Supercross number plates

Watching the Supercross from Oakland today and I see Ryan Dungey wearing a red number plate while Villopoto is wearing a white number plate. Why?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 59,727
Posted By MWadv
Check the manufacturers websites. The Europeans...

Check the manufacturers websites. The Europeans are ahead of the game. They have been making medium to big bore dual sports for years. See KTM, Husqvarna, Husaberg, Aprilia, BMW, CCM, Gas Gas. Some...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,225
Posted By MWadv
Retired now, but back in my working years I...

Retired now, but back in my working years I worked on Christmas for my first 20 years while working at a Power Generating station here in America. Making power to light up those Xmas trees and cook...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By MWadv
Try KellyBlueBook.com

Try KellyBlueBook.com
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,603
Posted By MWadv
Sounds like the bike is being sold by the people...

Sounds like the bike is being sold by the people who know the "Soul" of this country "GREED"! ! ! !
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 63,228
Posted By MWadv
Another view,

Another view,
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 63,228
Posted By MWadv
Rode and sold!! After 3 years of riding.

Rode and sold!! After 3 years of riding.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,683
Posted By MWadv
Sounds like Mr. Joel is running for president of...

Sounds like Mr. Joel is running for president of the "More Money Than Brains Club". I guess I would too if
I had his money!! He's got a ways to go though, to knock Mr. Leno out of the box.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,355
Posted By MWadv
One of these in the garage would be nice.

One of these in the garage would be nice.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 1,226,355
Posted By MWadv
I'd love to have one of these!!!

I'd love to have one of these!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-30-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By MWadv
Run what you want!!! It's your bike, your...

Run what you want!!! It's your bike, your comfortable with it. What's the problem. If something goes wrong blame it on something else.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,303,537
Posted By MWadv
more rack pics

bottom left side view.
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