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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 09:01 AM
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Views: 1,892,786
Posted By RockyDS
DSBP Raid Toolbox

DSBP Raid Toolbox
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 1,892,786
Posted By RockyDS
Thanks for the reminder! ...

Thanks for the reminder!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-tTmJ8Rhnglw/UxewYpU2QfI/AAAAAAAAFAU/odTcFkFNN6s/s1024/MV_o.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
At least you don't get these ... ...

At least you don't get these ...

http://www.findmeahunt.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Saddle-Hills-Bear_2.jpg
...
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 30,947
Posted By RockyDS
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,709
Posted By RockyDS
Triumph Scrambler. ...

Triumph Scrambler.

http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/tridays-triumph-scrambler-1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16,175
Views: 9,700,754
Posted By RockyDS
Yep. Check the first post. :deal

Yep. Check the first post. :deal
Forum: Canada 03-06-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,606
Posted By RockyDS
I've ridden over from Alberta twice for the BC...

I've ridden over from Alberta twice for the BC trail rides and I certainly appreciate the work you and others have put in to the organization of the rides. You can't make everyone happy as much as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
I also told them I'd be interested in the group...

I also told them I'd be interested in the group buy, so we'll see what transpires.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
Elka

Just in case anyone is interested, I got this reply from Elka today ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
Last time I checked Elka did not offer a ST...

Last time I checked Elka did not offer a ST option, but the group buy option mentioned earlier is interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,540
Views: 2,098,866
Posted By RockyDS
Who needs waterproof boots? ...

Who needs waterproof boots?

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-zmANgbPGqgI/Td0vR8ZtKyI/AAAAAAAAABU/sTOuTjlQd0c/s635/1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,540
Views: 2,098,866
Posted By RockyDS
Fantastic. My wife is pleased we got a step...

Fantastic. My wife is pleased we got a step nearer our third trip to Maui. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,709
Posted By RockyDS
How about some motorcycle photography? For...

How about some motorcycle photography?

For you photography geeks; I have no idea what camera or lens or settings the camera decided to use. I just like the photo. ;-)
...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,319
Posted By RockyDS
Yes, everyone has to start somewhere. How many...

Yes, everyone has to start somewhere. How many KTM dealers were there in North America in 1974?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-31-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8,122
Views: 7,655,335
Posted By RockyDS
Yes but there's a military sword badge thingy in...

Yes but there's a military sword badge thingy in the picture that probably indicates you should leave him alone. He likely has his finger on the nuke button just waiting for your coordinates.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By RockyDS
Does it matter much? It's not something you...

Does it matter much? It's not something you would do every day and the trade off is much better bearing support for the output shaft.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By RockyDS
Not convinced it will make a good two up travel...

Not convinced it will make a good two up travel option due to size and power. Depends how far, how fast and how much gear you want to carry though. And how big the riders are. :wink:
Forum: Canada 01-31-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,319
Posted By RockyDS
You're not selling orange bikes either. :deal

You're not selling orange bikes either. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
Or copy and paste the link and you get this:

Or copy and paste the link and you get this:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26,193
Views: 5,012,460
Posted By RockyDS
Good advice. I replaced my stock rack after this;...

Good advice. I replaced my stock rack after this;

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-P7nyj9YSduo/UZAlq5XiAII/AAAAAAAADDM/gCG-pEOmVMo/s800/PICT0022.JPG

with the Altrider;
...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,319
Posted By RockyDS
I don't see it as any different to the owner...

I don't see it as any different to the owner getting an after market reflash. Just convenient that it comes from the manufacturer.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,319
Posted By RockyDS
Posted on the other CCM thread but here are my...

Posted on the other CCM thread but here are my pictures from the Edmonton bike show;

https://picasaweb.google.com/1134679...IG69PTbiYHcqQE...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
The Canadian $ is weakening against the UK £, so...

The Canadian $ is weakening against the UK £, so the estimated $12,000 cost may well go up if this trend continues. :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,122
Views: 7,655,335
Posted By RockyDS
Cool story. Thanks for posting. My wife has...

Cool story. Thanks for posting.

My wife has always said she has no interest in learning to ride her own bike but she loves to ride with me. We've traveled many miles two-up and had a lot of fun....
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Voiding the warranty depends on the legislation...

Voiding the warranty depends on the legislation in the country of purchase as well as the manufacturer. It might apply in Norway, usually does apply in the UK as far as I know, but is not legal in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
You beat me to it as I also did the math. And...

You beat me to it as I also did the math. And you're right, it makes the CCM look like a bargain.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
, etc. That's a great post Mike. Does a lot...

, etc.

That's a great post Mike. Does a lot to allay my concerns at least.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
According to the CCM site this is available as an...

According to the CCM site this is available as an upgrade;

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5yySk_Q5rXs/Ut4Nt1J-imI/AAAAAAAAEck/t497eCnpTw4/s223/Upgrade%2520plate.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
I found this review on a UK forum ...

I found this review on a UK forum ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Do they show up okay in Webmonstro's repost? ...

Do they show up okay in Webmonstro's repost? Otherwise Ill post the set here.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Yes, not good.

Yes, not good.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Here's some more pics. My wife took them. ...

Here's some more pics. My wife took them.

Sorry about my ugly mug - I included these for comparison. I'm 6ft, 185lbs.

I do not know what seat height they had on the bike - I never thought to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
I didn't notice the cables obscuring anything...

I didn't notice the cables obscuring anything when I sat on the bike, so I think that shot was taken with the camera held lower than the normal line of sight.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Pictures from Edmonton

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-orQF8o84Vss/UtrjPLkg9_I/AAAAAAAAEUo/FFvm4cULmJw/s912/HPIM7118.JPG

More here;
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
I had a good look at the bike today and I did...

I had a good look at the bike today and I did take pictures which I will post asap.

First impression; The bike exudes quality. There was not another bike to touch it at the Edmonton show. The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,709
Posted By RockyDS
I agree as I certainly have a lot to learn. ...

I agree as I certainly have a lot to learn.

"the CROPs hurt my eyes" seems a tad harsh - criticism should be expressed in a sensitive and sensible way

and as MiteyF said
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
I'll be suprised it it's less thab $12k, probably...

I'll be suprised it it's less thab $12k, probably more like $13k US, unfortunately.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,709
Posted By RockyDS
Fair enough, constructive criticism is usually a...

Fair enough, constructive criticism is usually a good thing. But when you posted ...

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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,602
Posted By RockyDS
Short answer - No Long answer - Hmmm, there...

Short answer - No

Long answer - Hmmm, there is no long answer.

If this bike succeeds elsewhere IMHO it will go to the US, but you guys have to want it and open your wallets. I'm not being...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,709
Posted By RockyDS
rtwdoug - The WRONG Way Round.... on a...

rtwdoug - The WRONG Way Round.... on a Chopper!

I must read that thread again!
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