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Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,247
Posted By vnsfxr
DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping...

DR is set up for lowering 2" by just swapping parts positions on the suspension. You drop to 8" of travel vs 10".
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
Guess you didn't look at my location? While...

Guess you didn't look at my location? While California does have its central valley you have to cross to get to the Mtn Ranges where the majority of my riding is done on rural 2 lane rds which is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
All you "I want cruise control" guys crack me up....

All you "I want cruise control" guys crack me up. If you won't buy a bike without it look elsewhere.
For the rest of us, we'll spend $25 for a throttle lock to use on the boring straights.

Again...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
THANK YOU YAMAHA!!!! My dealer has 3 on...

THANK YOU YAMAHA!!!!

My dealer has 3 on order..........both colors........2 for sale and one for a demo!
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
Best feature of AAA is the free maps so you can...

Best feature of AAA is the free maps so you can look for the squiggly lines and how to connect them.
GPS just takes the place of the tank bag map pocket and is easier to follow.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
I already have a perfectly good Zumo with...

I already have a perfectly good Zumo with lifetime updates no GPS needed.
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By vnsfxr
Highly recommended..........I have them on 2...

Highly recommended..........I have them on 2 bikes and they allow you to fit the bike to you with fore and aft adjustment as stated.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 817,202
Posted By vnsfxr
Very good find thank you for sharing!

Very good find thank you for sharing!
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
+ 1, I even run a throttle lock on my...

+ 1, I even run a throttle lock on my DR............sooooo nice to give your wrist/hand a break after hours in the saddle.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
I put a lot of miles on my Honda ST1300 before it...

I put a lot of miles on my Honda ST1300 before it went to it's current owner. A fair # of miles were put on the Ascot VT 500 also by myself and daughter.
Modern O ring type chains require minimal...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 107,367
Posted By vnsfxr
I'm one of those guys.................While I...

I'm one of those guys.................While I enjoyed my ST1300 I don't want to deal with 700lbs any more after the 2nd back surgery.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 1,698,867
Posted By vnsfxr
Put some Ride-On or similar in your tubes, then...

Put some Ride-On or similar in your tubes, then you'll get to fix it at home.
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 590,379
Posted By vnsfxr
Any rumors surfacing for 2015 colors? We...

Any rumors surfacing for 2015 colors?
We currently don't get all the colors the rest of the world does.
Would like white in the adventure guise.

It would be a nice 60th birthday present for...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 590,379
Posted By vnsfxr
o:-)

o:-)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,432
Posted By vnsfxr
I too am waiting not to patiently to see if this...

I too am waiting not to patiently to see if this model will get dialed in .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 817,202
Posted By vnsfxr
Used to do the same thing with my daughter. She...

Used to do the same thing with my daughter. She loved it when Dad picked her up from kindergarten with the HD.

She started riding when she was 5 yrs old on a JR50
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 302,351
Posted By vnsfxr
Listing said would ship to the US

Listing said would ship to the US
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 1,698,867
Posted By vnsfxr
Sounds like it is time to pull the cover and take...

Sounds like it is time to pull the cover and take a look. Hopefully just the friction plates are worn rather than the whole clutch assy.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
Only thing I replaced on mine was that scarey...

Only thing I replaced on mine was that scarey ribbed OEM front tire.

Lost mine when the bike trailer flipped on the way to Alaska. Not much pavement on the AlCan in the '70s.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9,288
Views: 1,402,668
Posted By vnsfxr
I think the large variance in mileage is due to...

I think the large variance in mileage is due to riding style. If you don't steer with the throttle, which many don't then any tire is gonna last longer. I don't always ride slow enough on gravel...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
I had a '76 GT500 (Titan)...........wish I still...

I had a '76 GT500 (Titan)...........wish I still did.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9,288
Views: 1,402,668
Posted By vnsfxr
I tried these on my DR..........they were good...

I tried these on my DR..........they were good for awhile 1.7k miles. Would not use them again for the price and loose surface stability.

Michellin T-63 rear and Pirelli MT-41 for the front if you...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
I wasn't refering to the tires. Those soft steel...

I wasn't refering to the tires. Those soft steel spoker wheels add 22lb.s of unsprung weight to a suspension that was not designed for it.

Tools don't make a carpenter but they sure help and that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
Not with those wheels you won't

Not with those wheels you won't
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 821,450
Posted By vnsfxr
I prefer brownies, with some extra chocolate chips

I prefer brownies, with some extra chocolate chips
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 817,202
Posted By vnsfxr
I wanna ride like him when I grow up...

I wanna ride like him when I grow up :clap:clap:clap for "The Legend"
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,439
Posted By vnsfxr
Good call! Let's them resurrect another name.

Good call! Let's them resurrect another name.
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,103
Posted By vnsfxr
Description says tall sizing in Black and...

Description says tall sizing in Black and Gray..........only shows Black in tall sizing if you go to order.

When is the Gray in Tall sizing going to be available?

Thanks,

Vince
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 175,549
Posted By vnsfxr
Try looking here -...

Try looking here - http://www.versys1000.com/index.php/board,28.0.html
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 175,549
Posted By vnsfxr
I'd say there is a difference between those two,...

I'd say there is a difference between those two, of course we won't know how big till later this year:
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19731234&postcount=57
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 175,549
Posted By vnsfxr
+1 Love seeing multi purpose coming back now to...

+1 Love seeing multi purpose coming back now to get it here also
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,094
Posted By vnsfxr
We have had a lot of rain up here and with this...

We have had a lot of rain up here and with this summer's fires you can expect wash outs. The creek/river crossings will be deep.

All of this is doable in the summer/fall, I would not go solo this...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
I've been posting on Kawasaki's facebook page...

I've been posting on Kawasaki's facebook page asking when we can expect this in the USA..............no response.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,936
Posted By vnsfxr
Versys 1000

Well the Versys 1000 made it to Canada this year maybe hit the USA for 2013?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ljgm1FhedtM
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,959
Views: 7,454,014
Posted By vnsfxr
My new favorite color - Pink with freckels!!!!!

My new favorite color - Pink with freckels!!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2,984
Views: 817,202
Posted By vnsfxr
Big Wheels, they never go outta style eh? Them...

Big Wheels, they never go outta style eh? Them boys are having all kinds of fun!!!!
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 3,938,071
Posted By vnsfxr
As said, start young and stay in shape. At 57 and...

As said, start young and stay in shape. At 57 and 185lbs my DR wears me out playing on the trails, now just imagine another 100lbs added to toss around.

I'm not dissing the Tiger, just a bit more...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 3,938,071
Posted By vnsfxr
Thank you Icon that was a 1/2 hr well spent.

Thank you Icon that was a 1/2 hr well spent.
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21,686
Views: 3,938,071
Posted By vnsfxr
More impressive than the black sump guard are the...

More impressive than the black sump guard are the tubeless wheels - any body know how spendy these are?
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,655
Posted By vnsfxr
I just changed out the KBBs for MT-21s. I got...

I just changed out the KBBs for MT-21s. I got 1300 miles on the rear before change. It was not bald but close with 2mm of tread left. They worked excellent on hard pack and small loose sufaces....
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