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Forum: Vendors 07-22-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 240,240
Posted By stiingya
Great that you had the percevierance to keep...

Great that you had the percevierance to keep working on this despite some fairly harsh critiques early on!!! Good on ya...

Bout time somebody put out a nicer looking and improved fairing for the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By stiingya
THANKS for the heads up on that new twin...

THANKS for the heads up on that new twin headlight fairing~~~ :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By stiingya
WOW, never have I seen so many sweet looking...

WOW, never have I seen so many sweet looking KLR's...

it does have an errector set quality to it, but I like it!!! :clap:clap

OK I'll stop posting every five minutes, sorry I was excited to see...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By stiingya
NICE! I was wondering what how the new...

NICE!

I was wondering what how the new fairing fit with an aftermarket tank, looks like a little trim was in order. But it turned out great!
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By stiingya
Another one!!!! SO, I guess that means such...

Another one!!!!

SO, I guess that means such a front fairing/light set up must be available someplace?

Any chance you could tell me who makes it or where you got it???

Thanks, much...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By stiingya
SWEEEEEET, nice fairing/light set up. Where...

SWEEEEEET, nice fairing/light set up.

Where did you source that from? Man if they would have designed the front end of the "new" KLR like that they'd sell a million!!! :)

Nice bike
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 69,302
Posted By stiingya
WHY WHY why....

can't they just build that in the firstplact...? :huh

that's pry the sweetest DP bike I've ever seen...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,889
Posted By stiingya
wife swap? I mean bike swap? :)

got your attention huh? :)

Anyway, I see several DRZ 400's in the mix that must be "near" albuquerque. (really like the black one with the larger tank, though it might be a 650?) I was hopin to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By stiingya
are you saying you aren't being given a choice?...

are you saying you aren't being given a choice? :rofl

Sorry, just kidding. I am actually very interested in the "real" answers you get...

Thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,458
Posted By stiingya
Thanks Lomax and ganshert... Much...

Thanks Lomax and ganshert...

Much apprieciated, especially the link to that website.

:)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,458
Posted By stiingya
Some sweet rides... I see several bikes that...

Some sweet rides...

I see several bikes that don't seem to have mirrors, or maybe just one. Does anyone know what the mirror law in New Mexico is? In Colorado at least in the 90's you only had to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By stiingya
I just purchased a KLR that has been lowered like...

I just purchased a KLR that has been lowered like crazy! I will go measure it and let you know how far down the guy got it. He lowered the front forks in the triple clamps, has the shock adjusted and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2005, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,006,721
Posted By stiingya
Go and defend your KLR...

If your bored... please go and read this post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96117

At some point this guy starts on about how you can't talk about 650 dual sports and...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Um that's what I started the thread for...

Um that's what I started the thread for genius...to find out if anyone had such information. Maybe try reading next time...


I trust people that are intelligent enough to know the KLR is a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2005, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,913
Posted By stiingya
Is a KLR a dual sport, and NOT an Adventure Bike?

Just wondering what kind of opinion's are out there. Do most of you think a dual sport is anything from a GS to a TW? Or do alot of you think there has to be seperation within the ranks. That we have...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Laugh This is the source for the rumor for those of you...

This is the source for the rumor for those of you that haven't seen it, (must have been google link 85,001?) from "Dirck Edge", (which obviously sounds like a sudoname), back on June 5th.


...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2005, 05:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
I could just as easily say that your wrong for...

I could just as easily say that your wrong for calling the bikes you listed "Adventure Bikes" and that they are "Adventure Tourers" because of all the reason's you list. And that the KLR is an...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
The Debate goes on...

Did you see somewhere that I stated DP sales were up??? No, I merely asked the question... Compared to other bike catagories they've been lackluster for the last 20 years in the US. I mearly wondered...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2005, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
That's exactly what I'm thinking! We've already...

That's exactly what I'm thinking! We've already seen an upswing in scooter sales. And an increase in scooters with much nearer motorcycle capabilites but retaining scooter ease of use and cargo...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2005, 10:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Just wondering, are Cruisers the top sellers in...

Just wondering, are Cruisers the top sellers in Australia too? :) Actually I find it interesting that dual sport bikes don't claim ligher sales numbers in Australia. I guess if you live in Sydney it...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
I guess this is partially just a question of...

I guess this is partially just a question of symantics, or definition. Say adventure bike and most people automaticly think GS. But any informed person would know KLR's have been ridden with the same...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2005, 11:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
I would say completley independant. The limited...

I would say completley independant. The limited partnership only included a small number of models and has already ended after only a few years.

But on your idea of the adventure bikes being the...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2005, 11:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
NO, the rumor is that the 650 twin engine in the...

NO, the rumor is that the 650 twin engine in the ER-6n and ninja 650 is going to be used in a dual sport role. Thanks for the info on the new bike though!
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
DP sales?

Well so far the guy, (Dirck Edge an editor at motorcycledialy.com), that first mentioned this rumor back in June has been right about the Ninja 650 (which is notable since it was part of the new DP...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Rant :)

And continuing the topic of Kawi and Suzuki's partnership. Interestingly the KLV, which is Kawasaki's re-badged Vstrom is still on their websites all throughout Europe. Also interesting is that the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,859
Posted By stiingya
Just wondering, if it's a 625cc engine, why do...

Just wondering, if it's a 625cc engine, why do they call it a 640 adventure? :)
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2005, 06:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
200mph soon to be...

Well at least the new ZX-14 came out this week. DAMN....is that thing impressive, can't wait to see it in person! :)

Speaking of the Suzuki and Kawasaki deal comming to an end. Maybe the ZX-14...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Is that still going on? I read a rumor somewhere...

Is that still going on? I read a rumor somewhere that the deal wasn't going so well and they were quiting?

I couldn't find anything right now when I searched, so I don't know if this is true or...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
What makes me hopefull is that there already...

What makes me hopefull is that there already dropping in 2 pure street bikes with that same engine that are brand new to the market. I would think if they did a third V-strom style bike they would be...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2005, 07:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
Just to be clear, this is the ER-6n. Kawi's...

Just to be clear, this is the ER-6n. Kawi's answer to the SV650. NOT the rumored dual sport that's suppossed to use the same engine.

Sorry I posted this in the Thumper forum, but I assumed KLR...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2005, 11:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
some links

Here's a review of the ER 6n:
http://www.motorcycledaily.com/15july05_2006kawasaki_er6n.htm

And the link where they start the DP rumor:
...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,778
Posted By stiingya
New Kawasaki dual sport???

Motorcycledaily mentioned something about the Europe only ER6n's 650 engine being used in two more bikes. One a dual sport and another simlar to the ER but with a fairing. So they anounced the Ninja...
Forum: Latin America 07-26-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By stiingya
U.S. renews Mexico travel warning as killings mount

Just an FYI on those adver trips through copper canyon...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/mexico_usa_border_dc;_ylt=AjJOgMkUfSZsD6W7WmhrnWRg.3QA;_ylu=X3oDMTA4b3FrcXQ0BHNlYwMxNjkz
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2005, 01:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,415
Posted By stiingya
great info everyone! thanks... What kind...

great info everyone! thanks...

What kind of cruising speeds on the slab do they do stock?

Do most of you change out the gearing depending on where and how your giong to ride? Isn't that a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By stiingya
DS test on motorcycle.com

http://www.motorcycle.com/mo/mccompare/05_Adventure_Touring/index.motml

though you have to be a member to read the whole article... sorry

anyway there ratings were

#1 KTM 950
#2 bmw...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2005, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,415
Posted By stiingya
farthest ridden DRZ???

Heya,
I was wondering what's the farthest any of you DRZ riders have ridden your steeds. Both soil and slab or the combination of the two?

And I guess what mods you did to make those trips...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,006,721
Posted By stiingya
marine KLR's COOL!!!

have you guys seen this post?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87031
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By stiingya
bump

Anyone been over red mountain pass latley? conditions??? :)

Thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By stiingya
So has anyone from the Durango area been over Red...

So has anyone from the Durango area been over Red Mountain pass lately?? Is it time yet? Did I miss it? :)

Thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By stiingya
Thanks very much!!! Went mountain biking...

Thanks very much!!!

Went mountain biking here in NM last weekend and came accross all kinds of runoff streams so I was afraid I might have missed all the runoff over red mountain pass.

...
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