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Forum: Face plant 03-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 91,702
Posted By 10-95
You can always tell who has been on the job for...

You can always tell who has been on the job for any amount of time if you use 10 codes... I'm almost done. Managed to avoid anything like the OP is enduring, back riding a desk, supervising.

I...
Forum: Face plant 03-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 91,702
Posted By 10-95
Hope your surgery went well and you'll post your...

Hope your surgery went well and you'll post your progress. Your attitude is inspiring. :thumb
Forum: Trip Planning 03-31-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,618
Posted By 10-95
A RTW ride is my dream. I think whatever I...

A RTW ride is my dream.

I think whatever I did it on, I'd want something that wasn't too expensive. That way if it developed some type of catastrophic problem I wouldn't feel bad walking off and...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By 10-95
There is usually enough slack to undo the bracket...

There is usually enough slack to undo the bracket on the forks, trim the casing and move the clamp a bit. Worked fine on all 3 I have done.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,867
Posted By 10-95
Harsh. If you've been to any of the above...

Harsh.

If you've been to any of the above places and actually spoken to any of the local folks you wouldn't post this.
Forum: Alaska 02-15-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,828
Posted By 10-95
I just called and spoke to a very sweet woman...

I just called and spoke to a very sweet woman named Nancy at Northern Alaska Tour Company. (http://www.northernalaska.com/important_info.cfm)She says that as far as she knows, the Caribou Inn has...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,085
Posted By 10-95
Really good pictures and some really gorgeous...

Really good pictures and some really gorgeous countryside.

Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9,131
Views: 3,545,793
Posted By 10-95
I know this is a VSTROM pic thread, but: ...

I know this is a VSTROM pic thread, but:

Like this??? These fuckers are everywhere around where I live.
...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,917
Posted By 10-95
Your $00.02 just went down to maybe a peso, but...

Your $00.02 just went down to maybe a peso, but I'm glad most folks don't know where to ride here 'cause it cuts down on people wanting to come here to ride! :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,080
Posted By 10-95
I used some silicone adhesive. It will handle the...

I used some silicone adhesive. It will handle the heat and you can get them off if need be. The elements probably won't be much good after removal but they're relatively cheap.
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,373
Posted By 10-95
Your English is fine and the pics are great. ...

Your English is fine and the pics are great.

:thumb
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,917
Posted By 10-95
Your route through Texas will SUCK. DFW metroplex...

Your route through Texas will SUCK. DFW metroplex is nowhere you want to ride and you plan interstate 20 almost the whole way. It will be mind-numbing. Probably the fastest route but you'll leave the...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,967
Posted By 10-95
Ed, Should have included some info when...

Ed,

Should have included some info when I emailed you. Both the wife and I bought the TourMaster heated stuff. Gloves and jackets w/sleeves. I love mine. Found them on special on the web....
Forum: Americas 06-25-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,003
Posted By 10-95
Really? I was in Canada 2??? years ago. I...

Really?

I was in Canada 2??? years ago. I had to use a CC everywhere I went. They were all nice but everyone declined my dollars.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,212
Posted By 10-95
Maybe it's just not for you. I did all the...

Maybe it's just not for you. I did all the reading I could, looked at a million new ones but couldn't find an FJR1300 to ride for any length of time. Wanted it so bad I finally pulled the trigger on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,348
Posted By 10-95
Good luck! I'm interested as to what...

Good luck!


I'm interested as to what your inseam is, height, etc. My wife is a little on the short side. Right now she rides a DL1K, got rid of a DL650 just a few months ago. Still working on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,605
Posted By 10-95
No offense to the ADV crowd, but if you want to...

No offense to the ADV crowd, but if you want to get info on riding Texas you might want to check out the Two Wheel Texans site. twtex.com You'll find a lot more regional stuff to do there. AND you'll...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,819
Posted By 10-95
Just got through reading "That I may Die Roaming"...

Just got through reading "That I may Die Roaming" on my kindle. Wonderful read. I prefer your style of writing (just like you would talk to someone vs "proper" English). Plus, you're kind of a...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9,131
Views: 3,545,793
Posted By 10-95
Here's mine. Both from our recent trip to Big...

Here's mine. Both from our recent trip to Big Bend.

My wife's '07 1K:

http://vstromerz.smugmug.com/Other/Big-Bend-2011/IMG5852/1251721404_FVbGq-L.jpg


My '06 1K:
...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By 10-95
It's not illegal to have them, or to have them...

It's not illegal to have them, or to have them mounted. You just can't activate the emergency equipment on a public roadway. There are SEVERAL offenses you could be charged with.

Surprising they...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 83,053
Posted By 10-95
Not just tourists. I've been a police officer in...

Not just tourists. I've been a police officer in Texas for 20 years. Crossed into Canada a bunch of times. Canadian BP has always been friendly and courteous. USBP has been rude EVERY time and even...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 91,944
Posted By 10-95
:lol3 I hear ya. Of all the states I've...

:lol3

I hear ya. Of all the states I've been in Bozo's is the only place I drive out of my way to eat bbq at. Memphis was a waste of time, Kansas City didn't do it for me, S Carolina blew, but...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,035
Posted By 10-95
Save your money and get a V-Strom. If you shop...

Save your money and get a V-Strom. If you shop enough you can find a 650 for $3500 or so. I'm 6'3" and 245# and it FITS. 650 or 1K, same frame. They'll tote you anywhere you'd want to go and I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 91,944
Posted By 10-95
Martin's BBQ-Bryan, TX

<ADDRESS class=adr>You can keep Hard 8, Salt Lick and all the rest of the wannabees. Best pork outside Bozo's In Mason, TN --- hands down, is Martin's. Open since the 1920's, same family. They serve...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 95,955
Posted By 10-95
Awesome pics! I did that area in '05. Hope...

Awesome pics!

I did that area in '05. Hope to ride it again some day but there's so many places in the US to see!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,885
Posted By 10-95
Don't spread it! I enjoy those deserted roads! ...

Don't spread it! I enjoy those deserted roads!

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_NzHG4HjtdwI/R11l96fVOMI/AAAAAAAAAZA/pyrys-Wyems/s400/Keep_your_mouth_shut.jpg




Most folks do. They pass through...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By 10-95
Good point. We're coming from Texas and will be...

Good point. We're coming from Texas and will be crossing west of Glacier NP. I'm not really sure exactly. No real destination though the wife does want to go to Banff, Lake Louise, etc. We'd both be...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By 10-95
Hwy 40 from Coleman to Seebe

The wife and I will be headed up to Alberta, Canada in a few days with plans to eventually end up around Lake Louise. She located a road she wants to ride so we were hoping to find someone who knew...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By 10-95
New Mexico 126

I will be going through New Mexico on my way to Canada and the wife found a road she wants to ride --- New Mexico 126. I was hoping someone on here would know the condition of this road. I know part...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By 10-95
The ones at Academy are a LOT smaller. You can't...

The ones at Academy are a LOT smaller. You can't get 2 pair of jeans in them w/o running out of room. I picked the Planos up @Gander Mountain for $20 each.
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By 10-95
I'm a cheap bastard. Plano dry boxes, model#...

I'm a cheap bastard. Plano dry boxes, model# 1812-50. My post is on pg2, #12 I think. Look for my username.


http://www.stromtrooper.com/showthread.php?t=19560&highlight=plano&page=2

...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,260
Posted By 10-95
I remember a thread on either Stromtrooper or...

I remember a thread on either Stromtrooper or Vstrom.info. IIRC they got a good review but for a few $$ more you can get a BT021.
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By 10-95
Stock TrailWing rear got less than 4K miles....

Stock TrailWing rear got less than 4K miles. Front probably could have gone 10K or more.

Avon Storm got a little over 5K. Front AV could have done 8K or so.

BattleWing front still looks new...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 301,145
Posted By 10-95
Funny. When the wife and I rode through Cairo we...

Funny. When the wife and I rode through Cairo we were told by the local LE not to stay there, it wasn't safe. He directed us over the border to Charleston,Mo.


Great story so far!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 198,637
Posted By 10-95
EPIC. :lurk :lurk :lurk

EPIC.

:lurk :lurk :lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,740
Views: 825,008
Posted By 10-95
Outside Turkey, Texas: ...

Outside Turkey, Texas:

http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/4382/rr656fv0.jpg



East of Happy, Texas:

http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/1576/lonely1vf5.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By 10-95
Congrats. You won't be disappointed.

Congrats. You won't be disappointed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 820,888
Posted By 10-95
Speaking of packing too much stuff......... ...

Speaking of packing too much stuff.........

Riding the panhandle of Texas:

http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/1731/caprock1wx9.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,048
Posted By 10-95
Judging from this pic, your Strom may be in...

Judging from this pic, your Strom may be in jeopardy. My Dad caught this look from me in the 80's when he bought an absolutely gorgeous quarter horse that I just HAD to have.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By 10-95
Love it. I've got the 1000 wife has the...

Love it.

I've got the 1000 wife has the 650. The only thing I haven't been impressed with is tire wear. Might have something to do with my throttle hand though.
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