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Forum: Equipment 07-31-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 730,629
Posted By CamelTour
Spotted

I saw this guy in San Francisco 3 weeks ago. I tried to get a pic of him but no such luck. He has since added a few more farkles including a wind screen above the front fender. Thing was crazy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 839,651
Posted By CamelTour
Ready for action

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/HWY1Mototrip2009211.jpghttp://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/HWY1Mototrip2009213.jpghttp://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/H...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
I don't think that rear spring could handle...

I don't think that rear spring could handle stairs. :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
SF Finest

Here's another of San Francisco's finest taken on our July '09 trip.

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/HWY1Mototrip2009084.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By CamelTour
Nice pix Stan27!!! Reminds me of my trip through...

Nice pix Stan27!!! Reminds me of my trip through there long ago. Me, my wife & Bothrer-n-law rode from Frankfurt down to Marbelle Spain. I will never forget that ride!! Thanks for sharing & bringing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
Nice!!!

Nice stoppie!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
I don't get it either :loco ...and I...

I don't get it either :loco


...and I don't uderstand why they ride down the highway side-by-side? Every riding school out there preaches staggered riding for safety. I guess LEO's just know...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
Awesome!

:thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
Awesome!

That is just plain cool! :defend
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 1,114,045
Posted By CamelTour
What?

Does he ride like that? If so....SQUID!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8,170
Views: 7,777,372
Posted By CamelTour
My better 1/2

This is from our recent trip to San Francisco via HWY1 and back.

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/W107.jpghttp://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/W106.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 580,009
Posted By CamelTour
Me in Mugello '96 with Rehm Race Days

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/mugello.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 302,134
Posted By CamelTour
Nope

Thanks. The picture is a little decieving but it's nowhere near it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 25,272
Posted By CamelTour
Sweeeet!

Nice farkle crpntr! :super I showed my wife a picture of your fender compaired to hers...she's getting a new farkle.:D Oh yeah, me too.

Maybe these would be good protection for your fork tubes....
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,086
Posted By CamelTour
Cool2 No worries

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,086
Posted By CamelTour
I don't work for or sell Dainese, I just like the...

I don't work for or sell Dainese, I just like the way their motorcycle products fit me. I wouldn't label the Drake Air p&j a novelty item or for enduro only.

BLUEThunder asked for suggestions...:D
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,086
Posted By CamelTour
How about Dainese?

I wear the Drake Air pants (and jacket) from Dainese. They have r<LABEL>emovable homologated composite protectors in the knees and shins with padding on the hips. </LABEL>I just returned from a trip...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 302,134
Posted By CamelTour
Don't think I've seen this rack version yet.

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/650mods001.jpg

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/650mods014.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 580,009
Posted By CamelTour
the wife on her wee...

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/Sedona09016.jpg

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/Sedona09018.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 569,077
Posted By CamelTour
South of Sedona, AZ

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/sedona159.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-01-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,052
Views: 785,211
Posted By CamelTour
Hwy 179 returning from Sedona

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/sedona158.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,722,593
Posted By CamelTour
His & Hers DL650's...yes, I suck at photography

http://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/newbikes039.jpghttp://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/newbikes038.jpghttp://i348.photobucket.com/albums/q340/gtrfurzwei/newbikes037.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,816
Posted By CamelTour
Too funny

:rofl :poser :jack

Nice sig!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,919
Posted By CamelTour
True-true

Roger that!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,919
Posted By CamelTour
[quote=Django Loco]Lots of BMW guys give these...

[quote=Django Loco]Lots of BMW guys give these sort of "back handed" compliments to the Vstrom saying its "Good value, for a cheap bike" or "OK for a starter Bike" and "well, if it's all you can...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 22,919
Posted By CamelTour
Yes I do!

I love my 650 (wife loves hers too), one of the best all-round bikes I've owned. By all-round I mean: riding enjoyment, comfort, economical, longer maintenance intervals and easy to work...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,457
Posted By CamelTour
Respect!

I can respect that. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,457
Posted By CamelTour
Do yourself a favor and ride what you are...

Do yourself a favor and ride what you are interested in owning before you buy. I was recently in your situation and was leaning towards a Uly and never even considered a Wee-Strom until I rode one....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Thanks for lookin' out. :thumb

Thanks for lookin' out. :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
No HID install yet...

[quote=Zapp22]U are a man of uncommon good sense! :beer

post some pics of the HID side-side comparo


:D will do.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,937
Posted By CamelTour
Honestly, for your situation a V is the better...

Honestly, for your situation a V is the better choice. My wife and I ride our own Wee so it fits our situation perfect. If we were going to ride 2up with gear, I would have opted for the 1000. It's...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
We recently purchased ours and I was going to get...

We recently purchased ours and I was going to get a V. But after riding my wife's Wee home I couldn't get over how much fun it was. It has plenty of spunk plus the mileage is excellent. I did test...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Talking HID's Rule

Well said:beer . Although mine are the 2x50w version, there is still a savings. Plus I intend on adding quality LED (3 or 5 watt Cree or Luxeon) tail lights once I find them. The benefit is power...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Exactly that. They are one of the best so why not...

Exactly that. They are one of the best so why not take full advantage of them. So far, H4 is the only bulb type that offers true hi-low beam and uses correct shielding that mimics OEM manufactures....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
farkel this ...

farkel this

http://www.amotostuff.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/suzuki_dl650_angle_hb_gobi_tn.jpg

http://www.amotostuff.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=dl650

DANG!...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Talking Too many Farkles

Well, I didn't get a chance to install the lights yet. Too much to install on two bikes. Plus I...I mean we :crash had to strip all the plastic & tank off my wife's bike and run it into the paint...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Not long now...

The lights arrived today :clap so I'll install tomorrow and take side-by-side pix to compare against my wife's stock lights before I convert hers too. Oh yeah, both kits are 50W 6000K Bi-xenon.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Will do Dave. :1drink

Will do Dave. :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
Dang that's bright :thumb! Reminds me of my...

Dang that's bright :thumb! Reminds me of my Surefire L1 Lumamax with 5 watt Cree.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,901
Posted By CamelTour
[quote=Django Loco]I agree, the Vstrom has...

[quote=Django Loco]I agree, the Vstrom has arguably the best headlights in the industry.
The only place you may need more light is on a very twisty road in Deer country.quote]

Bingo! :D
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