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Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,352
Posted By trailbuster30
So this is mainly for dirt bikes. I think my...

So this is mainly for dirt bikes. I think my friend would have a fit if his helmet came in contact with his purdy new Concours.......He's funny that way.
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By trailbuster30
Motech bellypan 2012 wee?

Saw a photo of Motech's new bellypan for the 2012 DL650 and it looks like it mounts to the crankcase minus crashbars. I can make out what looks like a bracket on the left side that attaches to 3 of...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,579
Posted By trailbuster30
Looks like a great idea and I'm sure you will...

Looks like a great idea and I'm sure you will find a market for it.


Dan

http://community-2.webtv.net/CHERDAN/MyVStromAccessories/
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,550,318
Posted By trailbuster30
I happen to really like the Versys, Gustavo, but...

I happen to really like the Versys, Gustavo, but for me to purchase one and not be able to pay for it would be a mistake. I would pay for the bike with funds from the items we would build and sell....
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,550,318
Posted By trailbuster30
Interesting. When Aerostitch showed interest in...

Interesting. When Aerostitch showed interest in the DL650 luggage guard we make the only way they would carry it was if I had a model available for all bikes that had open wheel wells on one or both...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,550,318
Posted By trailbuster30
http://community-2.webtv.net/CHERDAN/MyVStromAcces...

http://community-2.webtv.net/CHERDAN/MyVStromAccessories/

Yes, we have produced and sold items for the DL650 for the past 5 years and would like to add items that would fit the Versys.


Dan
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,550,318
Posted By trailbuster30
I've been looking at purchasing a Versys for...

I've been looking at purchasing a Versys for awhile now but am wondering if you guys/gals could help me with a few questions regarding a wish list of accessories.

1.Do you ever feel the need for...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,620
Posted By trailbuster30
I was also surprised how underpowered the...

I was also surprised how underpowered the scrambler was I test rode at my dealer for its displacement.

Just get a good used KLR, no need to impress your friends.:)

Dan
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By trailbuster30
Yeah Brooklyn, I think you are refering to the VW...

Yeah Brooklyn, I think you are refering to the VW heat riser tube. That particular system had a major flaw, being that condensation would form inside the tube from the hot exhaust gas and over time...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By trailbuster30
That's quoting the sales guy " The choke does not...

That's quoting the sales guy " The choke does not lift the idle speed". I pulled the choke out when first started a little further to raise the idle speed and rather than do that it tried to die, and...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,721
Posted By trailbuster30
Ok, this is my story. First I have to say I...

Ok, this is my story. First I have to say I really love the look of the Scrambler and after a test ride I did not notice a problem with the high pipes being in the way, although the right side buddy...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By trailbuster30
The wee is good on logging roads but the front...

The wee is good on logging roads but the front suspension needs a little work for anything more agressive than that. Have you considered the Triumph Scrambler? I test road one the other day and am...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By trailbuster30
Very nice, I really like the highway bar install....

Very nice, I really like the highway bar install.
Positioned where you have it there is no way the plastic could be damaged by it bending in if the bike were dropped like some Givi or Hepco & Becker...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By trailbuster30
I have used them on my KLR, very rugged tire but...

I have used them on my KLR, very rugged tire but a litte noisy on pavement.

Dan
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By trailbuster30
Newly requested Strom items

Two new items that I have gotten alot of requests for from fellow stromers are sheepskin covers for our drivers or passenger backrests and an alternate-design soft luggage guard that holds a storage...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,682
Posted By trailbuster30
Well, at least on a bike like the Strom, breaking...

Well, at least on a bike like the Strom, breaking a tire from hard use off road would be kinda rare. I've destroyed tires on dirt bikes I've owned. :-) I have to say if I wanted something to use to...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,682
Posted By trailbuster30
I don't use a centerstand on my wee, when I get a...

I don't use a centerstand on my wee, when I get a flat out in the boonies I just plug it and pump it and I'm on my way, no need to remove the wheel since it's tubeless, unlike my KLR which needs a...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,378
Posted By trailbuster30
Tim, it was good talking to you last night. I was...

Tim, it was good talking to you last night. I was absolutely blown away to find out that you're the individual I sold the skid plate to that lives only 20 minutes away, in Rockford, and I'm glad that...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,378
Posted By trailbuster30
Live2Ride, I'm very sorry to hear about your...

Live2Ride, I'm very sorry to hear about your accident, more glad to hear your ok.

I wish though that you would have contacted me about what happened, but I REALLY wish that you had seen the thread...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Earthroamer, The leading link was a new concept...

Earthroamer, The leading link was a new concept on MX bikes late 60s. An outfit called Roehr made them available for early 70s Yamaha, Honda off road bikes touting their superiority, and I never knew...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
You have to take into consideration the ratio of...

You have to take into consideration the ratio of bikes that BMW sells compared to Honda or Suzuki. With the reliability issues they have now (according to a legitimate non-bias publication like JD...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Man, this thread has really gotten off track. ...

Man, this thread has really gotten off track.
The question still remains and it's pretty simple Why does a expensive make like BMW with high quality components have such poor reliability?

As far...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Well this will go a little off topic but I think...

Well this will go a little off topic but I think It may help to Smooth over a few rough edges here.

I don't think that anyone would disagree that the German bikes/cars or just about whatever they...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Wait a minute.....I almost forgot my stepdads...

Wait a minute.....I almost forgot my stepdads early 60s Volvo, really cool car....looked like a 1940's Ford sedan, very much ahead of its time. :-) LOL

Dan
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Hmmmm, let's try to get into the head of someone...

Hmmmm, let's try to get into the head of someone who would spend $20,000 on a motorcycle. :-) I recall as a young lad, circa 1967, my stepfather's insistance on purchasing what he thought was the...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
Awhile back it was mentioned that BMW owners are...

Awhile back it was mentioned that BMW owners are more experienced bikers than someone who would buy a bike like a DL650, who tend to be first time owners.
BMW owners tend to maybe have more $$$...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,756
Posted By trailbuster30
I'd take a chain over BMWs shaft drive anyday. On...

I'd take a chain over BMWs shaft drive anyday. On a friends beemer I rode the thing torqued to one side (I hate torque steer in my front drive car) and the expensive repairs when needed for that...
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By trailbuster30
Congratulations on your new ride Brad. I...

Congratulations on your new ride Brad.

I rode down to the big hole Lewiston/Clarkston this last summer and still can't believe the air pollution down there. We stopped at one of the viewing areas...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,258
Posted By trailbuster30
A friend has Hepco and Becker bars on his wee and...

A friend has Hepco and Becker bars on his wee and has mentioned about getting brush and branches jammed between the bars and the cowling/fairing when riding off-road on trails and stuff, he has since...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,300
Posted By trailbuster30
Talk about a great bike, the wee has become an...

Talk about a great bike, the wee has become an absolute obsession for me. I spend more time with it than my girlfriend!

Please!! someone stop me before I farkle again! LOL :-)
...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By trailbuster30
HOLY CRAP!, disconnected, where have you been...

HOLY CRAP!, disconnected, where have you been with that?! LOL

Sorry if I came off sounding defensive guys but I tell the truth when I say that the boltheads have never been an issue. Now that's...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By trailbuster30
Sixer the later model skid plates do not have the...

Sixer the later model skid plates do not have the two rear mounting bolts you have pointed out.
If you owned a wee strom and had a late model skid plate you would know this.
If you did own a wee...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By trailbuster30
I'm not sure what you mean by the bolt head...

I'm not sure what you mean by the bolt head catching on something, but if I needed to make a change I might go with button head bolts. There are alot of things you can theorize about but I have to...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By trailbuster30
I really do want to talk to you, honest!

I would just like to mention here that due to the ever evolving spamguard filters I am having more and more problems trying to reply to customers that want info on my strom accessories.
So I'm...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,763
Posted By trailbuster30
I totally agree. I recall many years ago seeing a...

I totally agree. I recall many years ago seeing a comparison between the 944 Porsche,Corvette and Ferrari 308 in Road & Track. Even though the Porsche had the smallest engine and wasn't the most...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,392
Posted By trailbuster30
2008 Klr 650

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/23september06_klr650.htm

Thumbs up or thumbs down.

Dan
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,469
Posted By trailbuster30
Just to follow up on this thread, disconnected...

Just to follow up on this thread, disconnected and I did speak today, I believe we have a pretty good understanding about what happened. As Greg mentioned, the forward nut coming loose on the...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,469
Posted By trailbuster30
disconnected, I would really like to see pictures...

disconnected, I would really like to see pictures of this area on your bike. I happened to find out about this post through another Stromer who wrote to me personally, stating that I should add...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,832
Posted By trailbuster30
I'm on my third KLR. Every bike I ever traded a...

I'm on my third KLR. Every bike I ever traded a KLR in on I ended up regretting that I had done so. This included an XR650R and a 1200 Sportster, and even though I traded one in for my weeStrom I...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,844
Posted By trailbuster30
It's amazing to me that so many folks have sold...

It's amazing to me that so many folks have sold much more expensive bikes Honda STs, BMW GSs, etc to purchase the little DL 650. I don't use mine off road alot but if I did I would mount off road...
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