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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Starkmojo
So. Let's take a moment to review what you said...

So. Let's take a moment to review what you said ...

You said "woefully inadequate"

Inadequate 1.
not adequate or sufficient; inept or unsuitable.

Woefully
adjective
1.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Starkmojo
Isn't that what I said?

Isn't that what I said?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Starkmojo
Let me break down what the " garunteed ticket"...

Let me break down what the " garunteed ticket" limits mean in Oregon. Having driven a lot in soutnTexas where at 75 people were blowing by me like I was parked, this is a cultural difference you may...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
I assumed as much. I have to give a copy of my...

I assumed as much. I have to give a copy of my dmv report to my employer each year so I can continue to use company vehicles. Getting to drive a work rig saves me 20-30k miles on my car every year....
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
I looked at the stock bags and definitely felt...

I looked at the stock bags and definitely felt their were better out there for less. I got a used set of trax cans and mounts out of the gear list for $750. I believe the stock bags were over a grand...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Starkmojo
Guess you weigh considerably more than me, and I...

Guess you weigh considerably more than me, and I am one FF. :evil

Seriously, it does what I expect it to do; pad my ass and keep the rear wheel on the ground... I am sure there are shocks that do...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
All I can say is I couldn't be happier. I have...

All I can say is I couldn't be happier. I have never bought a new bike before ( or car for that matter) and every time I ride it I look like this :D pretty much the whole damn ride. Bikes are pretty...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Maybe two up but I am 275 and don't have a...

Maybe two up but I am 275 and don't have a problem with the stock shock... I will replace it when it quits doing it's job.... My TDM every time I thought the shock was bad it just needed air in the...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
No you don't feed trolls.... He must be...

No you don't feed trolls....

He must be waiting for his latte at Starbucks ....:rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Sorry it's in the YES plan. It was in the...

Sorry it's in the YES plan. It was in the paperwork they sent me with the YES agreement. So it's not in the warranty, but rather the extended service plan.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Starkmojo
One thing to note only for older riders ......

One thing to note only for older riders ... Pretty much any new vehicle you have to keep the battery in good shape. Luckily this is easy because today's motorcycle batteries are worlds away better...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 07:56 AM
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Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Starkmojo
Fast. Reliable. Cheap. Choose two.

Fast. Reliable. Cheap.
Choose two.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
You and Pluric on the matte hating... ...

You and Pluric on the matte hating...

Personally I don't like a shiny bike in general, and if it lowers the cost due to lack of demand for the color I call that a win win.

My previous bike was...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
There is a company that has the perfect marketing...

There is a company that has the perfect marketing add for the ST: it's all about now that your a grown up you know what you want, and you are wiling to work hard for it, and you don't care what...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 07:36 PM
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Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Starkmojo
Specifically he wants a fat chick...:evil

Specifically he wants a fat chick...:evil
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
I grew up upstate NY and live in Oregon. This...

I grew up upstate NY and live in Oregon. This bike is perfect (IMHO :evil) for the west. There is a lot of space out here and roads vary from decent to brutal. Pavement can end on short notice (200')...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Starkmojo
Depends on what you are hauling. I dropped my...

Depends on what you are hauling. I dropped my bike onto my company owned laptop this week and I am very glad it was in a trax box. Also beer bottles don't due well when you drop a tenere on them I...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
When my bike stalled earlier this week, it was...

When my bike stalled earlier this week, it was coldish... I had started it maybe a minute before on a very cold morning. When I first restarted it it fired then stopped... And I was thinking this is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10,390
Views: 2,155,219
Posted By Starkmojo
Except I think he wanted closer to 3500 for the...

Except I think he wanted closer to 3500 for the tiger?
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Yes that seat makes your ass look big :evil

Yes that seat makes your ass look big :evil
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Starkmojo
Me too... It's the first time I have picked the...

Me too... It's the first time I have picked the bike off the ground and I have no idea why anyone bitches about the weight... I probably could have single handed it... Of course the logging trucks...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
You are all fucking heart P Man One big ADV...

You are all fucking heart P Man

One big ADV salute for you! ... :fyyff

It's all good though, I didn't come here for a hug that's for sure...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Ugh... Broke the Tenere's cherry this morning

Dropped my fucking bike! Luckily it was a zero mph step off kinda drop.... I think the traction control over reacted when I spun on some wet leaves at the foot of my driveway and the bike was still...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
You gonna ride the bike or some FF dude you met...

You gonna ride the bike or some FF dude you met on the internet?

It the former, judge the bike by it's own merits.
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
And of course I have never heard a discouraging...

And of course I have never heard a discouraging word from a GS owner about the Tenere....

Oh wait...:topes

Seriously bikes are to some extent like sports teams, people get loyal to one bike and...
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
A guy I know in Washington got a ticket doing...

A guy I know in Washington got a ticket doing over a hundred... It was 400 dollars, and he considered himself lucky not get charged with felony speeding, reckless endangerment ( he had a passenger )...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
In six months some folks will be saying get the...

In six months some folks will be saying get the 15 over the 14.

I have a 13 and am happy, but I also just upgraded to an iphone 4 :D
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Mine came free with the bike. Then again I...

Mine came free with the bike.

Then again I have only hit 2 grand, so if I did need it already, that would suck.
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
From my own experience partly it was the dealer,...

From my own experience partly it was the dealer, partly the riding position, partly the bike.

I find that when you hit the XT hard on the throttle she will go, but no not like a sport bike. OTOH...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
No bullshit is mostly found in Texas, so it's...

No bullshit is mostly found in Texas, so it's measured in pounds.
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,122
Posted By Starkmojo
My bike. Does this wierd shifting thing when if I...

My bike. Does this wierd shifting thing when if I stop it in second it doesn't want to go to 1st. It will,shift down to neutral after a couple tries then to 1st... Tried greasing the linkages. Anyone...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
42 in the states and you need insulated knickers...

42 in the states and you need insulated knickers :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 79,383
Posted By Starkmojo
Four hours to kill. Two adv riders, one case of...

Four hours to kill. Two adv riders, one case of beer. Sounds about right.
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Back in my VW air cooled days there was a machine...

Back in my VW air cooled days there was a machine shop that did a great job porting heads. They had a sign at the counter:

"Fast. Cheap. Reliable. Choose two."
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10,390
Views: 2,155,219
Posted By Starkmojo
That's especially funny because I nearly bought...

That's especially funny because I nearly bought that same bike (farkle wise anyway) with 54,000 fewer miles on it for less than two grand more.

Oh wait it wasn't blue. Some proeple will do...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
You need the right boots... Seriously. I have a...

You need the right boots... Seriously. I have a pair of size 15 feet and certain boots do great with motorcycles but many don't (particularly safety toe shoes, which I have to wear for work). I have...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
Living in Oregon I forget about this problem....

Living in Oregon I forget about this problem. Here I just have to pick up a trip permit $20 on my way out of state.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26,093
Views: 4,974,125
Posted By Starkmojo
Sorry P, I don't even know you but that shits...

Sorry P, I don't even know you but that shits funny... :rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 57,803
Posted By Starkmojo
Yep... I am 6'6"

Yep... I am 6'6"
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26,093
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Posted By Starkmojo
Take battery to auto parts shop have them load...

Take battery to auto parts shop have them load test it.

When you have an electronic heavy appliance low battery charge will do all kinds of wierd things.
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