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Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
Well, it might be hard to see from this angle but...

Well, it might be hard to see from this angle but mine is grey. Howerver, it was the last one to finally fall down.
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
The field we were using has several trees and we...

The field we were using has several trees and we were playing slow speed follow the leader. I was trying to cut as close the tree as possible. The cone idea is good, but trees make a more realistic...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
My Tenere fell asleep while doing practice drills...

My Tenere fell asleep while doing practice drills with the local Tenere owners group. If you are ever going to fall over, I recommend grass. My Altrider bars were like "what, that's all you got?"...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
Thanks! I love the blue and silver Tenere's, but...

Thanks! I love the blue and silver Tenere's, but have really fallen in love with this matte grey. Very stealthy looking.
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
Here's my most recent picture. Mods so far;...

Here's my most recent picture. Mods so far; Altrider luggage rack, skid and crash bars, Rigid industries light bar, throttle lock and some tank skins.


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Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
I have no need for these... but...I do think they...

I have no need for these... but...I do think they are sexy! If I weren't saving for modifications that I actually need, I could see getting a set just because everyone knows carbon fiber nets you a...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
Ha! So it was your fault! Or rather I should...

Ha! So it was your fault! Or rather I should thank you for indirectly causing me to get a better rack sooner than later.:evil
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
If I wasn't such a spaz and in such a hurry I am...

If I wasn't such a spaz and in such a hurry I am sure I could have found this out in advance with some searching. I watched a youtube video that didn't mention washers or the handles interfering. ...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
Day four of owning my Super T and I already broke...

Day four of owning my Super T and I already broke the stock luggage rack. I wanted to see how I liked it in the low position and it cracked bolting it back on. Hmm. I guess Its tight. Oh well, gave...
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8,470
Views: 1,630,090
Posted By Slobert
Brand new and farkless. Give it time. It's about...

Brand new and farkless. Give it time. It's about 40 degrees out with occasional rain but I still had to go for a spin since I just picked It up after work. managed 60 miles riding around Seattle....
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
Thanks for the welcome guys! It's 40 degrees out...

Thanks for the welcome guys! It's 40 degrees out but I just got back from a 60 mile ride. I am smitten. This grin is going to last awhile. I cannot wait for spring for some serious riding! By the...
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24,107
Views: 4,386,926
Posted By Slobert
Finally

After ten years of V-strom ownership I finally get to post in this thread! I just picked up my new 2013 ST. I got the stealth fighter gray. I have spent the last two years reading and reading and...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 448,843
Posted By Slobert
I must be in the minority, I think it looks...

I must be in the minority, I think it looks great. I especially like how the luggage tucks in nice and close. I would have liked a shaft drive, but not a deal breaker given the pro's of a chain. I...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 554,345
Posted By Slobert
any rumors yet of the crosstourer coming to the...

any rumors yet of the crosstourer coming to the States? I think it would fit my bill perfectly.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,873
Posted By Slobert
I've had my DL1000 for 8 years now. the PC III...

I've had my DL1000 for 8 years now. the PC III helped, but re-gearing up 4 teeth on the sprocket was the best mod ever. Fuel milage went down slightly since it now cruises at 4000 rpm at 60 but now I...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,694
Posted By Slobert
I got a digital copy for free. I just look it up...

I got a digital copy for free. I just look it up on the computer and print out any pages I need as I go. I don't know if you can still find it anywhere online but I will see if I can find the link I...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,213
Posted By Slobert
I ride a 2004 V-strom I bought new and have about...

I ride a 2004 V-strom I bought new and have about 50,000 miles on it. It has never let me down and goes everywhere I need it too. I love the sound (drilled out pipes) and the power. It rails corners...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,501,129
Posted By Slobert
Snow fun

Heres a picture from two weeks ago. My Dad and I did a 10 day trip to Arizona ( Zion, Grand Canyon, etc) This picture was taken in Eastern Oregon. A cold start to our trip for sure. The strom was a...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,501,129
Posted By Slobert
Ha ha, you are right. On a trip to Colorado with...

Ha ha, you are right. On a trip to Colorado with my Dad and Uncles, we stopped at the general store in the middle of nowhere and these two ladies pull up in a convertable. One comes up and wants to...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By Slobert
I have a '04 V-strom. I put the corbin seat on it...

I have a '04 V-strom. I put the corbin seat on it from the get go. took two weeks to arrive and I thought it was comfortable right from the start. 8 years and 50,000 + miles later the seat is still...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Slobert
Strom owners usually call the 650 a Wee-strom. I...

Strom owners usually call the 650 a Wee-strom. I had the full strength V-strom 1000. The 650 is probably a better bike in the dirt but I like that liter bike rush.
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Slobert
Soooo many great bikes coming out now but I...

Soooo many great bikes coming out now but I currently ride a V-strom. I have had it since 2004 and it has somewhere near 60,000 miles on it. I am now in a position that in the next year or so I might...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By Slobert
Ha ha ha ha, I didn't even make that connection,...

Ha ha ha ha, I didn't even make that connection, that funny. Must have been the methane emissions from my rear end.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By Slobert
My Dad has a habit of setting his helmet on the...

My Dad has a habit of setting his helmet on the ground because he says it will just end up there anyways when it falls off the bike. After he sets up his tent he puts it in his tent. My uncle was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By Slobert
I so need some better video editing software! Ass...

I so need some better video editing software! Ass clevage is not a good thing in this case.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By Slobert
Vstrom gets tired and falls over (caught on film)

Ok, I've been a lurker here for awhile. I thought I'd make my first post a good one, so here is a video my Dad caught of me taking a tumble off of the 'Strom while goofing off in camp on our 10 day...
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