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Forum: Beasts 04-02-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,223
Posted By quema
It all depends on how you pack. "Visa......

It all depends on how you pack.

"Visa... check" E21 are fine.

"Voltometer, check... zipties, check... second pair of gloves, check..." I think you should consider bigger bags.

That being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,812
Posted By quema
For some reason, when I bought my first bike at...

For some reason, when I bought my first bike at 17 or 18 yrs old, I bought a nice Shoei RF800 FF helmet. I wore it every time I rode that bike, including the last time I rode that bike.

I lived....
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,672
Posted By quema
Ferpa - Contrary to what an earlier poster...

Ferpa -

Contrary to what an earlier poster said - There are some things that you can't see, hear or feel in advance. Glad you had insurance and gear. Sorry you had a bad experience.

It...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By quema
As is somewhat typical here... I am a bike...

As is somewhat typical here...

I am a bike whore... 4 bikes... if I keep them in my wallet it would take up a lot of room.

I am a jacket whore... I don't even know how many I have... so...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By quema
I like the idea of putting it in between the...

I like the idea of putting it in between the cross bar & pad... but I have a pro taper w/o a cross bar.

Under the seat would be great, but the seat is bolted down... "yes officer I do have a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By quema
DRZ 400 SM, where to keep registration?

I don't have the bag on the back fender... where do I keep the registration & insurance cards?
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 54,479
Posted By quema
I was looking at getting a HF lift, when I found...

I was looking at getting a HF lift, when I found a guy selling a DirectLift on CL for about the same price. It was (is) like new and came with the wide extensions.

I find that for large...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,585
Posted By quema
I use SWmotech's and 3 1550's... I load them up,...

I use SWmotech's and 3 1550's... I load them up, then I load up the rear seat... I never really notice it affecting the handling of the bike.

I feel that both the SW's and the Pelican's are of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,938
Posted By quema
The suspension is really soft and when my weight...

The suspension is really soft and when my weight is on it, I easily flat foot. (6', 32" inseam)
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Thanks for the replies. I just bought the...

Thanks for the replies.

I just bought the DRZ, low miles, nice guy selling it, new tires, all the regular upgrades.:clap

I would have liked to look at the KTM, but the guy didn't have the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Unfortunately, cost can't exceed $3,500... I feel...

Unfortunately, cost can't exceed $3,500... I feel pretty lucky that I have found a DRZ, SMC and SVX to choose from in that price range.

Anybody ridden both the DRZ and SVX?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
KTM SMC vs DRZ SM

Okay, I am swinging the other way here.

the DRZ is a couple hundred cheaper, both uncorked.

Any comments or things I should think about? I get to see the DRZ today (and could buy it), but...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,910
Posted By quema
Cali... Awesome, Congrates. I really like...

Cali...

Awesome, Congrates. I really like buying used but like new stuff... seems much more economical.
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,982
Posted By quema
I seem to replace seats, handlebars (or add...

I seem to replace seats, handlebars (or add risers) and windshields.

I am going to give you the standard "ride it first" answer. If you need something after that, it will be pretty clear what it...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By quema
Rok, Anything can be added... but quite...

Rok,

Anything can be added... but quite honestly, if you are in the purchasing phase... you would be way better off looking for one w/ ABS, it would end up being cheaper.

Pretty much to get...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,910
Posted By quema
Think of the biggest thing you would want to use...

Think of the biggest thing you would want to use (you have, paint gun or impact gun). When painting you want way more capacity than he gun requires... the guns requirements are set low so that you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Part of the reason that I am between these too...

Part of the reason that I am between these too bikes is that they are both excellent deals. I wouldn't mind a Husqy... but I haven't seen too many, and none that are screaming steal me... but If I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Thanks for the added replies. Man I was...

Thanks for the added replies.

Man I was sure hoping for a bunch of "Get the Aprilia" comments... I love he exhaust. Although I have a full shop, bike table, etc, an oil change a week and a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Thanks for both replies. This particular...

Thanks for both replies.

This particular SVX has the black sealant... already heard about that one and checked.

It seems like you both are saying the same thing... I din't realize that the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,930
Posted By quema
Motard question Ape vs KTM

I have two options right now:

2007 SVX 450, less than 1K miles. Comes w/ MSO (not tagged title). Roughly same price as the bike below... but registration headaches.

2005 KTM 625 SMC, 4,500...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By quema
Hey, MBxxxxxxIM, Where do I find a map that...

Hey, MBxxxxxxIM,

Where do I find a map that would have FS rd 12 on it?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By quema
Thanks for all the hints and helps, keep them...

Thanks for all the hints and helps, keep them coming, I am either leaving in the morning or thursday morning.

I am not planning on taking a GPS. I have an Iphone... but that isn't exactly a GPS....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By quema
Tellico Plains TN to Suches GA

I unexpectedly go this week off. My wife doesn't mind if I disappear for a couple of days. I am going to go from Columbia SC to Tellico Plains Via the tail of the dragon and then on to Suches &...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By quema
To preface this, I just finished reading "Better...

To preface this, I just finished reading "Better Off" a book about checking out from society and technology.

Going with out a cage is no problem... but I live in SC, and should only experience...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Posted By quema
When I made my purchase I test road a bunch of...

When I made my purchase I test road a bunch of bikes. Uly, Vee, Capo. The Uly was out on the first ride (vibes, low red line)

I loved the Capo, and the price was right as the bike had been...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,509
Posted By quema
Vstrom w/ Pelican 1550's

I have three 1550's, two mounted on SW-Motech quick release racks, one straight on the stock top rack.

Over all, I love the system

Bad:
Requires padlocks to lock
Weighs a lot
side opening...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,740
Posted By quema
I have owned a '98, a '00, and now an '05 w/ ABS....

I have owned a '98, a '00, and now an '05 w/ ABS.

I appreciate the good looks of both bikes...

But wish I had the '98 back, I like the looks slightly better, I loved the gear driven cams......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By quema
the opposite of ATGATT

Didn' really know where to put this, so I chose here.



http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2009/09/16/pusateri.naked.motorcyclist.wcjb
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,396
Posted By quema
New d2moto discount code. 40% off YS40 ...

New d2moto discount code. 40% off

YS40

Good until the 11th at mid night (what time zone?)

I still like mine.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By quema
Women's pants

So, I am a really lucky guy... My wife has become very interested in motorcycles... she knows KTM's are usually Orange, she knows how to tell a 650 vstrom from a 1000, and she knows that the 2000 VFr...
Forum: Vendors 08-15-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,836
Posted By quema
What I would totally buy is an off the shelf kit...

What I would totally buy is an off the shelf kit that would link the gun barrel (in .223) to the flash to pass trigger on the left handle. That would rock...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By quema
I am going to try to look at two Connie's and a...

I am going to try to look at two Connie's and a 1997 R1100RS (that is posted in the market place here). The 1998 VFR and 1995 Vulcan (mentioned in this thread) are back-ups. Both connie's are under...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By quema
slack, I am with you, I have done a few...

slack,

I am with you, I have done a few trips before... I know it isn't the bike... that said, I spent my free time the last couple of years making the bike right (helped keep me happy). I am...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By quema
TT, devin(dot)burns(at)gmail(dot)com...

TT,

devin(dot)burns(at)gmail(dot)com (burns@gmail(dot)com)

shoot me an email with a photo? Thanks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By quema
Stuck in LA with out a bike... HELP

Okay so I am not really stuck in LA...

I will be tomorrow. If you can't help (and likely you can't...) at least have a read and give me a "bummer".

I just got out of the Navy on Monday...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By quema
Stebel!

Stebel!
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,740
Posted By quema
My brother owned a '94... I liked it so I bought...

My brother owned a '94... I liked it so I bought a '98

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb207/chop717/VFRFront.jpg

And later (because I was stupid) I sold it.

And later I bought a '00...
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,623
Posted By quema
JRW, Looks like I am adding on to this a...

JRW,

Looks like I am adding on to this a little late... but I will anyway.

The Aprilia Capo is a wonderful bike. It rides just like the strom and is similar in many ways. It cost...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,339
Posted By quema
In the early 80's, I used to ride my bike down to...

In the early 80's, I used to ride my bike down to the Honda shop with friends. I think it was an XR80 (just like the one below). The owner said I could ride it if I brought a Parent. Mom said no... I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By quema
Zumo & Baehr & Cell phone

I am sure this is here somewhere, but my searches were futile.

I have a Baehr Verso XL (which is not bluetooth).
I have a Bluetooth phone.
I am considering a Zumo.

If I had a Zumo?
Could I...
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