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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-27-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By SuzukiQ
If you like your KLR for dirt roads, etc, then...

If you like your KLR for dirt roads, etc, then you won't like the Wee nearly as much for the same. You will however really appreciate the Wee on trips where lots of pavement is involved.

Back in...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,572
Posted By SuzukiQ
Finally gave in last year and got some cheapo...

Finally gave in last year and got some cheapo reading glasses. I had gotten to the point where reading the print on paper maps was impossible. Wish I had done this sooner. What a difference. Maps and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,120
Posted By SuzukiQ
05 Wee with 85K + miles. Purchased new in 05....

05 Wee with 85K + miles. Purchased new in 05. Figure this will be my first 100K motorcycle. Just normal maint so far.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,811
Posted By SuzukiQ
Been riding 35 years now (first bike was when I...

Been riding 35 years now (first bike was when I was 24, yeah I'm old sorta). Figure I log 10K miles a year between street and dirt. No street crashes yet (plenty of close calls) and more dirt bike...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-31-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,829
Posted By SuzukiQ
Agree with majority of the info posted in this...

Agree with majority of the info posted in this thread but Moab area is a horribly boring ugly place. :evil Don't know why anyone would want to go there (just kidding).
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By SuzukiQ
We visited NYC the week of Easter. Just happened...

We visited NYC the week of Easter. Just happened to be our 30th anniversary week. Big mistake on my part not knowing how big a holiday Easter is with folks. Crowds the likes of which I hope never to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By SuzukiQ
Thanks for the advice so far. Enjoyed the video...

Thanks for the advice so far. Enjoyed the video (and we will try to stay out of the way :D).
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,014
Posted By SuzukiQ
Visiting NYC - Recommendations

Looking for a bit of info other than don't visit. :rofl

Wife and I plan on visiting New York City for 4 nights, 3 days in mid April.

Here’s what I think I know. Better to find a hotel in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,468
Posted By SuzukiQ
14,299 miles. San Antonio, Tx to Ironton...

14,299 miles. San Antonio, Tx to Ironton Missouri, Clarksburg WVa, Michigan to see the Great Lakes, west to Calgary, Al Can into Dawson City, Tok, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, down the coast to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-07-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 39,993
Views: 10,724,914
Posted By SuzukiQ
Texas Ranch Road 337 does have it's own version...

Texas Ranch Road 337 does have it's own version of Killboy. Website is txmotofoto.com.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-13-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 58,482
Posted By SuzukiQ
The highways in Sequoia, Glacier, Mount Ranier,...

The highways in Sequoia, Glacier, Mount Ranier, and Rocky Mountain national parks.

The hiway into the most North East entrance of Yellowstone national Park.

Highway 64 from Farmington to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-03-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,040
Posted By SuzukiQ
Yes, gotta put the tools, camera, and rain gear...

Yes, gotta put the tools, camera, and rain gear someplace. :D

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h81/SuzukiQ/2006%20May%20Big%20Bend/100_0635.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-03-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By SuzukiQ
2005, Alaska trip on a KLR650, north of Prince...

2005, Alaska trip on a KLR650, north of Prince George. Heavy thunderstorm and then marble size hail. Lots of it. I had two cars behind me and pulled off onto the shoulder to let them by. As soon as...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-01-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 205,417
Posted By SuzukiQ
I thought about going to Hico for pie but decided...

I thought about going to Hico for pie but decided I didn't want to ride 4 hours in the heat to get home. Nice turnout though and I did go dirt riding on Sunday. The fun factor of dodging cactus and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-13-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By SuzukiQ
Just another Western TAT ride

San Antonio STUDS (South Texas United Dual Sports) do Walsenburg, Co to Port Orford, Or. Link to writeup and photos.

http://www.clubdbsa.org/forums/showthread.php?t=102

One Advrider salute...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By SuzukiQ
Most towns have a library and most libraries have...

Most towns have a library and most libraries have internet access (for free). That's how I stayed connected on the ride to Alaska and back last year. I do remember that there is a suvenier store...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,545
Views: 887,620
Posted By SuzukiQ
Sold my KLR after a trip to Alaska and back last...

Sold my KLR after a trip to Alaska and back last year (2005). Went out the next day and bought a Wee. Great bike. Have almost 8000 miles on it so far.

Big Bend NP May 2006
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By SuzukiQ
I'll second what RT said. I went from a KLR to...

I'll second what RT said. I went from a KLR to the WeeStrom. I do too much high speed pavement where I live. Never felt safe enough on the KLR due to lack of giddy up and chintzy headlight. It also...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,422
Posted By SuzukiQ
I don't have an answer for you but I'll bet the...

I don't have an answer for you but I'll bet the folks on the DRZ400 forum at www.thumpertalk.com (http://www.thumpertalk.com) would be able to answer your question. Very knowlegable group of folks...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-26-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By SuzukiQ
We won, Power of ORV'ers in Texas

We won. :wings The TPWD commissioners passed the grant request for the TMTC purchase of the Ozona property for an ORV park over the objections of the NIMBYs. This place is going to be awesome when...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-26-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 62,871
Posted By SuzukiQ
No dirt but no snow either - neener, neener, neener

Took two of my favorite ladies (wife and VStrom) out for a spin today (Day after Christmas 2005). Day started out at 46F and ended with 76F. Beautiful weather. If I couldn't ride in the winter, I'd...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By SuzukiQ
Thanks for the suggestion. I've been hunting for...

Thanks for the suggestion. I've been hunting for other Texas ORV websites to post to. :thumb
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2005, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By SuzukiQ
Texans - need support for new ORV park

Please support the Texas Motorized Trails Coalition’s (TMTC) attempted purchase/opening of an ORV park near Ozona in Crockett county, Tx.


The federal government collects taxes from every gallon...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2005, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4,509
Views: 1,036,405
Posted By SuzukiQ
Rode mine from Texas to Alaska and back this past...

Rode mine from Texas to Alaska and back this past May thru Jul 05. 14299 mile round trip (went thru WVa to visit with my dad on the way up). Wife joined me for a week while I was in the Anchorage...
Forum: Vendors 09-01-2005, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,353
Posted By SuzukiQ
Based on what I have paid for some of the...

Based on what I have paid for some of the aftermarket parts for my DRZ, that seems like a really good price. Have you checked with the Thumpertalk folks about marketing it to the DRZ folks via their...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,989
Posted By SuzukiQ
Great report and photos. A 2 week European bike...

Great report and photos. A 2 week European bike tour is on the list of things to do for my wife and I in June 2007.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-05-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 762
Posted By SuzukiQ
Alaska (the long way around)

I'm just another KLR650 rider who is no longer an Alaska trip virgin. Did 14,299 miles on a roundabout trip from San Antonio to Alaska and back between 14 May and 14 Jul 2005. My writeups and photos...
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