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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By 10-95
Thanks. I have tire irons and a portable...

Thanks. I have tire irons and a portable balancer, and I didn't buy them from Harbor FREIGHT. Problem is, I'm in a campground that doesn't allow working on vehicles. I also refuse to pay more than I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By 10-95
Texan temporarily in Chehalis WA, need tire change

Like the title says, looking for somewhere to change tires on 2 V-Stroms that won't charge an arm & a leg. Called Powersports NW but they say they're booked for the next couple weeks. Couple other...
Forum: Face plant 03-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 134,707
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: 436
Views: 134,707
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: 10,337
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
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: 8,915
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: 4,242
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: 2,509
Posted By 10-95
Really good pictures and some really gorgeous...

Really good pictures and some really gorgeous countryside.

Thanks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9,595
Views: 3,861,820
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: 3,220
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: 5,673
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: 6,689
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: 3,220
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: 5,345
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: 3,650
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: 3,412
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: 1,113
Views: 552,347
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: 7,356
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: 265,256
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9,595
Views: 3,861,820
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
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: 86,787
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: 1,161
Views: 112,394
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: 4,453
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: 1,161
Views: 112,394
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: 601
Views: 124,378
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: 2,104
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: 1,123
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: 1,123
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: 1,390
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,105
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,105
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,624
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-07-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
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: 307,762
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: 202,479
Posted By 10-95
EPIC. :lurk :lurk :lurk

EPIC.

:lurk :lurk :lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,962
Views: 921,320
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-15-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
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: 2,225
Views: 853,093
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
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