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Forum: Face plant 06-05-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By randyman
probably not going to fix the strom. looking at...

probably not going to fix the strom. looking at bmw k1200lt. wife cares nothing about dirt riding and we are riding togethre now a lot, so thinking the luxo barge would be nice to snifff some...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
i posted pics in face plant of my crashed bike. ...

i posted pics in face plant of my crashed bike. there is an awesome deal on a 2002 strom here. http://www.sport-touring.net/forums/showthread.php?t=84485. my cuz wants me to replace mine with...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By randyman
it will only allow me one photio at a time so...

it will only allow me one photio at a time so here's one more.

rando
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By randyman
i'll try to post a pic here. i've actually...

i'll try to post a pic here. i've actually walked a step or two on my own today. i haven't been able to due to the crotch pain. i am thankful my pelvis wasn't broken and am already contemplating...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
Cry and now it's wrecked! no more than 10 miles on...

and now it's wrecked! no more than 10 miles on new paint. see http://www.sport-touring.net/forums/showthread.php?p=941718

I'm tired of typing now, the strom is toast, and I think i'll have...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By randyman
Cry where's my patch?

okay did the face plant, where's my damn patch? see http://www.sport-touring.net/forums/showthread.php?p=941718 post #47.
too hard te repost with only one good hand. broke my damn wrist and...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
It's BLUE

I know it doesn't exist w/o pics, but I painted my strom yesterday. It's now "bahama blue" which is lighter than any OEM strom color. Pics to come later. It looks suprprisingly good,...
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,815
Posted By randyman
Funny you should reply to me with that. That...

Funny you should reply to me with that. That phrase is the ONLY helmet sticker my wife ever bought.

Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
It's soooooo clean! I wanna see the pic on the...

It's soooooo clean! I wanna see the pic on the OTHER side of the mud hole!!!

Rando
Forum: Face plant 05-23-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,215
Posted By randyman
Dammit I knew those nude phots of me would...

Dammit I knew those nude phots of me would surface on the internet!:rofl
Forum: Face plant 05-23-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,815
Posted By randyman
Last WEdnesday, I had to go to Winston-Salem...

Last WEdnesday, I had to go to Winston-Salem (about 40 miles). On my return trip, I saw 2 or 3 open trailers with 3 bikes each on them and probably 8 or 9 enclosed trailers emblazoned with HD logos....
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,896
Posted By randyman
May as well jump in, too. I have an 02 1K. VIN...

May as well jump in, too. I have an 02 1K. VIN #00086, built 01/02, purchased 05/04/02. Have had NO appreciable problems. Have had a few screws tightend during service trips. Knock wood,...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By randyman
That's the formation I've always been told to use...

That's the formation I've always been told to use and have tried to follow. There were just so many of them - all you could do is try to NOT pile in on top of it. Some stopped. Probably some...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2006, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,419
Posted By randyman
Damn that's nasty. Look at all the skid marks....

Damn that's nasty. Look at all the skid marks. They either need the ABS or some TRAINING on how to use what's there. Where the hell were they looking when this started happening? Of course,...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,215
Posted By randyman
Soory about your get-off. Glad you;re okay...

Soory about your get-off. Glad you;re okay enough to be typing about it.

Rando
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,548
Posted By randyman
I'm just a fat fucker, then. Thanks for...

I'm just a fat fucker, then.


Thanks for that vital piece of information.

Rand0
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,548
Posted By randyman
What's a YFF?! All I can come up with is "You...

What's a YFF?! All I can come up with is "You Fat Fucker" and then How do you know that about me? :rofl

Not Floyd County, VA though. Surry County NC. I hate to say it, but we're surrounded...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,548
Posted By randyman
Bean bag chairs have a higer rollover rate...

Bean bag chairs have a higer rollover rate though. Still not safe.

rand0
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,711
Posted By randyman
My 02, VIN #00086 is fine. It has, on a couple...

My 02, VIN #00086 is fine. It has, on a couple occasions, coughed or sneezed at a stoplight. It has on a couple occasions, died for no reason. It does not like 6th gear at less than 3500 rpm,...
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By randyman
Remember, a mirror can only tell you NO. It...

Remember, a mirror can only tell you NO. It won't tell you YES it's safe. It can tell you no, it's not safe to change lanes. I think everyone needs a reminder and thanks for posting this one up. ...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,548
Posted By randyman
I got a tale similar to that. I got one of them...

I got a tale similar to that. I got one of them Black chairs with the Five legged base that has been repaired and worn out in various spots. I was reaching for something one day and one of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By randyman
That's all I got as a link on a slot car forum. ...

That's all I got as a link on a slot car forum. Sorry. Haven't looked any further. Does look fun though.

Rando
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By randyman
this looks like fun...

Sorry if this has been posted before.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzuY-ALYqKM


Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,158
Posted By randyman
All the bikes in this class are *different*, or...

All the bikes in this class are *different*, or aestetically challenged, imo. But they sure are THE thing to have to actually RIDE. It's nice to be up high and see what's going on in this land...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,644
Posted By randyman
Where are you in SC? I know the DMV doesn't...

Where are you in SC? I know the DMV doesn't recognize MSF completion anymore, but NC has a program that will welcome you for training. And you may be able to check with GA too.

Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,158
Posted By randyman
As a strom owner, I am not exactly thrilled by...

As a strom owner, I am not exactly thrilled by the looks of ANY of the sport adventure tourers, or whatever you want to call this niche. But htat's when I'm away from it looking at it. When I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,644
Posted By randyman
my turn

Ya'll can argue about it all you want. Let's put our collective knowledge to good use and help this guy out.

1)Can the g'f go to a site and be on "stand by"? Where if there is a "no show", she...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2006, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By randyman
I'm just happy he appears to be dressed in the...

I'm just happy he appears to be dressed in the pic....could've been much different.....:eek1

Congrats on the new bike.

Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 748,057
Posted By randyman
Sorry about losing your 02, but I bet you like...

Sorry about losing your 02, but I bet you like the 04 as much or more. Wish I had the time and opportunity to get that kinda mileage, but life doesn't allow it. I'm looking forward to kids out for...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
When I went out last weekend to experimanet on...

When I went out last weekend to experimanet on rougher trails on my strom (thanks guys!!!), I pre-ran it on a TW200 (big fat knobbies). They didn't slip at all hardly. OTOH, the strom was very...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 748,057
Posted By randyman
Could be because the 1000 has been out longer? ...

Could be because the 1000 has been out longer? The 650 may surpass the 1000 in total units sold and selling.

rando
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 748,057
Posted By randyman
We are celebrating our four year anniversary this...

We are celebrating our four year anniversary this week. 24K miles. 2002, vin #00086. You new strom owners have a lot of fun in store.

Enjoy!

Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,526
Posted By randyman
I haven't looked at aux lights, but what about...

I haven't looked at aux lights, but what about using the reflector mounting holes to mount a LIGHTWEIGHT set of lights? I'm not real off roady, so that wouldn't be much of an issue. And seems like...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
Damn that's sweet looking! IS the fork fully...

Damn that's sweet looking! IS the fork fully adjustable? Excuse my ignorance. Would that work witih stock wheel? I'm looking for more adjustability in forks. Actually probably never get around to it,...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By randyman
Mine turns four today

Congrats on the new bike. Found my bill of sale. Mine turns FOUR today! Or at least it's our fourth anniversary. Vstrom # 00086, 2002. 24 K miles.

Tried to talk wife into a "friend" for...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,588
Posted By randyman
Hey, if it works...... the likker-cycle guys been...

Hey, if it works...... the likker-cycle guys been doing that for years.....:lol3

Rando
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
not a good un. but....

Here's one that was taken over the past weekend at Orchard Gap, VA on the BRP. That's the wife posing for the guy taking the pic and my big ol belly in the right edge of pic.

I also took the old...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,588
Posted By randyman
Just need to seal around the bolts to keep the...

Just need to seal around the bolts to keep the water in, put a drain on it to controll the drainage and load with ice and beer. Hoo yeah buddy!!!

Rando
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,681,482
Posted By randyman
I don;t feel so bad about my tires being squared...

I don;t feel so bad about my tires being squared off in the middle after seeing all these pics. Everyone else's are too!!!

great shot. I like that yellow.

rando
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,158
Posted By randyman
I usually put my coffee mug in trunk, surrounded...

I usually put my coffee mug in trunk, surrounded by whatever is in there (rain jacket, etc) to keep it upright. I'm only 5 miles from work though.

Rando
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