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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 525,586
Posted By hunting1
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bi...

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Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,022,511
Posted By hunting1
The old! ...

The old!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/klr/100_2409.jpg

The New!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/klr/100_2775.jpg

:ricky The Tasty Doo-Hickey is in the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By hunting1
I am going to go down and look at it tomorrow....

I am going to go down and look at it tomorrow. Thanks!:ricky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-30-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By hunting1
Ktm 950?

Is there any reason to not get a 950? There is a used one with low miles and while I read through thousands of old threads, figured I would call upon the experts!:thumb

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,788
Posted By hunting1
Sit on each and flip a coin. Both are great...

Sit on each and flip a coin. Both are great machines, but if alot of dirt road is your intention, I vote DL65o for better tire selection and load control. If day trips and lots of curves, than the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
My Versys was always lifted with an ATV jack and...

My Versys was always lifted with an ATV jack and NEVER any issues! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,354
Posted By hunting1
REI Halfdome, Big Agnes SL, MSR Hubba's, great...

REI Halfdome, Big Agnes SL, MSR Hubba's, great tents. Golite or the KIva if you want a tipi style.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,490
Posted By hunting1
The Versys is a GREAT bike and will serve you...

The Versys is a GREAT bike and will serve you well! The V-Strom may be borring, but is a great long distant tourer with as much capability as the rider has and no shortage of extras. Good luck!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 197,825
Posted By hunting1
VERY SWEET!!!!!!:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap...

VERY SWEET!!!!!!:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,199
Posted By hunting1
I WISH I COULD! Merry Christmas you lucky...

I WISH I COULD! Merry Christmas you lucky owners!:thumb
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,203
Posted By hunting1
:clap I love mine! Was using a Joe Rocket...

:clap I love mine! Was using a Joe Rocket Ballistic, but have sold them after getting this one!:thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,532
Posted By hunting1
I love the US and still think she is tops, but...

I love the US and still think she is tops, but damn, why do they not give us these cool bikes! I will second that the eye candy in Itally is awsome!!!! Great pics!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,310
Posted By hunting1
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bi...

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bikes/100_2132.jpg

Buuuurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,160
Posted By hunting1
I just sold my Versys and now have a Weestrom, so...

I just sold my Versys and now have a Weestrom, so i'll give my opinion. The Versys is funner if your maine goal is raceing and twisties, but I did not like it for long trips. The Weestrom has...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,322
Posted By hunting1
In my opinion the SV has alot more grunt than the...

In my opinion the SV has alot more grunt than the VStrom's. To try and further explain the V Strom is smoother and the SV is more grunt or sportier.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By hunting1
I love mine and allthough not as compact as my...

I love mine and allthough not as compact as my 15-deg BA down, i'll take it! It fits in my top box no problem! Get the dual core pad with it and sleep tight!:thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,919
Posted By hunting1
Saw it today and it is a good looking machine!...

Saw it today and it is a good looking machine! Congrats on your new bike and I decided to drink the koolaide too! Just got a used well farkled blue 05!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,540
Posted By hunting1
I will agree it is a great street bike! Very...

I will agree it is a great street bike! Very little to complain about. I do not miss mine for what I wanted to do, but it was NOT sold due to not being a great bike!

I'll take out west as far as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
They would sell even better! It is a great bike...

They would sell even better! It is a great bike and for some who only ride street about perfect. With some minor mods it would be the ultimate dual sport. I keep thinking I want a GS and than I ride...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-05-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,511
Posted By hunting1
I did not even get 3000-miles from mine! The...

I did not even get 3000-miles from mine! The front is a good option for the front though. I am running Avon Distanzias and so far they are great. Just go to a 150-70-17 for more mileage. Time will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-05-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,511
Posted By hunting1
The bash plate and fender extender work well and...

The bash plate and fender extender work well and keep dirt and crap off your radiator. Other than the wheel, you can make this bike very capable of riding dirt roads and such. As Mountainrider said,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-04-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,027
Posted By hunting1
You will not miss the KLR in my opinion. I opted...

You will not miss the KLR in my opinion. I opted for the Versus over the KLR for highway an forrest roads and the like! The KLR was fun on dirt roads and the like, but I was always thinking if I just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
Anyone here bought a corbon seat yet? How about...

Anyone here bought a corbon seat yet? How about the low seat, is it more comftorble?:ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,511
Posted By hunting1
I just got back from a 550-mile Albuquerque to...

I just got back from a 550-mile Albuquerque to southern San Juan Colorado where I probably put a 100 of them on dirt. It is not perfect, but does a pretty good job. I adjusted the front suspension...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-03-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By hunting1
Nice bike!:thumb

Nice bike!:thumb
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,821,601
Posted By hunting1
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bi...

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bikes/100_2133.jpg
Cool and partly cloudy skies with a 10% chance of percipetation.


Before my panniers arrived. Wolfman bags are great!...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
Great picture! Y tequilla es muey bien tambien!...

Great picture! Y tequilla es muey bien tambien! :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
High RPM rev= BUZZZZZZ. It makes a difference. It...

High RPM rev= BUZZZZZZ. It makes a difference. It is the third set of tires on my bike and it worked for me. If you are only cruising in town, no biggie, but a few hundred miles on the freeway at 80...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
It will run at 80-mph around 5850-5900 RPM vs...

It will run at 80-mph around 5850-5900 RPM vs 62-6300RPM. All the vibration is gone as well. It still has plenty of pull, but is much smoother now. It should be standard size in my opnion! Maybe a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,845
Posted By hunting1
motorcycle consumer has a great review in this...

motorcycle consumer has a great review in this months addition on the 800GS. They loved everything accept first and second gear and the 4.2-gallon tank. They stated that if alot of dirt was on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-26-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
If you put a 150/70/17 rear you will get the same...

If you put a 150/70/17 rear you will get the same result, more milage and no swapping. I have a 16-tooth I will ship for $25 if interested new.
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
The Givi screen is the cat's A$$! Much quieter...

The Givi screen is the cat's A$$! Much quieter ride now. I have a 16-tooth I will sell cheep, did not swap them, just went to a 150/70/17 rear which did the same thing.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,180
Posted By hunting1
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bi...

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bikes/100_2050.jpg
All I have of long gravel tracks. Need to upload pics. Great thread and wish we could get more dual-sport bike options here. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
My longest was to Big Bend and back and was just...

My longest was to Big Bend and back and was just under 3000-miles. No issues and runs great.

Happy Trail Panniers, mount easy and remove easy. Can carry a bunch of stuff! The caribou cases are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-24-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
What he said! I camp with mine all the time! ...

What he said! I camp with mine all the time!
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bikes/100_2423.jpg
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b343/hunting1/Bikes/100_2133.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
Sure it will do t, but the tail area will be the...

Sure it will do t, but the tail area will be the weekest link. It is all plastic underneath. The second issue will be tires. The rim size will be an issues. I am running a 150/70/17 for better...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,996
Posted By hunting1
Neither is really a dirt bike, but my $.02 goes...

Neither is really a dirt bike, but my $.02 goes to the DL650 due to tires and more easily available after market goodies. My Versys does well on forrest service roads and such, but the rear under is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
:thumb $6-6800. Mine was $6400 but with tax and...

:thumb $6-6800. Mine was $6400 but with tax and warranty it was $7100
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
Nice work mountainrider!:thumb It hurts after...

Nice work mountainrider!:thumb It hurts after 200-miles!:mulie
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,934
Views: 1,607,461
Posted By hunting1
I too had a 07 KLR and the Versys. KLR is gone...

I too had a 07 KLR and the Versys. KLR is gone and the Versys is still great. The KLR is My opinion only.
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