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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 09:25 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
There are no boring bikes, just boring riders... ...

There are no boring bikes, just boring riders...

My favorite motorcycle memory is taking my fully loaded Nighthawk 750 up the ski lift service road above Monarch Pass; my heart was in my throat,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
That's a big 10-4, ghost rider!

That's a big 10-4, ghost rider!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
thanks for your kind words; the only time the...

thanks for your kind words; the only time the 500X isn't enough bike is when i'm not on it; I'm like everyone else, i get hung up on numbers, HP, displacement, etc, start thinking the I need another...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Hey X, how about a rundown of mods done...

Hey X, how about a rundown of mods done before/during your ride; skid plate? Engine guards? Tire choice?

Great accomplishment!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Or a Cogent Dynamics rework of your current...

Or a Cogent Dynamics rework of your current suspension will cure what ails ya; Rick knows his stuff!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
I was waiting on someone else to say it...

I was waiting on someone else to say it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2015, 09:04 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
Looking at the weekend of May 15-16 for a CB500X...

Looking at the weekend of May 15-16 for a CB500X rally in the Arkansas Ozarks; holding off on setting up an actual location until I can get a better feel for how many, who would prefer camping to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 07:52 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
Thumb this is poetry... :thumb

this is poetry... :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 09:25 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Very impressive performance out of the Ravens,...

Very impressive performance out of the Ravens, did surprisingly well in the dirt, wouldn't venture too far into the mud...
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
All right, Caz... I will now slink off to find...

All right, Caz... I will now slink off to find more gadgets:)

An another note, did 300 miles on the X yesterday, the first real ride since surgery, and the first real test of the Shinko Raven on...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
Who knew that lowering links were made of sand?

Who knew that lowering links were made of sand?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
That red white and blue looks awesome; I've been...

That red white and blue looks awesome; I've been wanting to do an "Arkansas Twin"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
My son says I look like a short MacGyver: ...

My son says I look like a short MacGyver:
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 07:35 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Very nice!!

Very nice!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
I've been following the build closely, and...

I've been following the build closely, and understand the hand you gave been dealt by the engineers at Honda; I've had the front end off of mine, and you're right, there isn't as much excess space...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
that's awful sparky!!! what was the end result as...

that's awful sparky!!! what was the end result as far as seat height?

never mind, saw it in the other thread, 33.5", around stock KLR/DR height; a bit taller than I had hoped, being vertically...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
Only the black CB500X contains this special...

Only the black CB500X contains this special addendum to the owner's manual: "this Honda product has been infused with a much larger than average dose of testosterone, becomes effective immediately...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
you are a real humanitarian, obviously involved...

you are a real humanitarian, obviously involved in so many other random acts of kindness that I feel it is my Christian duty to step forward and help you bear this awesome burden; at your advanced...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 08:01 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
that's a good looking rig!

that's a good looking rig!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
It's a well documented fact that the black ones...

It's a well documented fact that the black ones are faster; I read it on the interweb!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
I checked with the Thai company that does wraps...

I checked with the Thai company that does wraps for the CB, looked like it would be approx 170.00 USD all in; I was tempted, but couldn't pull the trigger, 170 would almost buy a skid plate, engine...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 10:03 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/09/4a31cd8...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/09/4a31cd8f6c697ca29f158b9408bff880.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
You said the "D" word! 32 for a high...

You said the "D" word!

32 for a high tomorrow, may have to sneak out for a ride...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 01:06 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
She didn't like the fumes when I fired it up and...

She didn't like the fumes when I fired it up and rode it through the kitchen, probably wouldn't have approved of the burning rubber...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 05:45 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
I showed my wife this thread, she just had to do...

I showed my wife this thread, she just had to do it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Oh, and... ...

Oh, and...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/08/79f8f2041e4c9c11d5c50fcbf2fe9cd9.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
Thanks for the kind words; that trip changed my...

Thanks for the kind words; that trip changed my life in more ways than I can recount... one of my favorite memories wad rolling into Moab the afternoon after I picked the X up in Montrose, got stuck...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2015, 06:16 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
$899; don't let my wife see that! Was hoping...

$899; don't let my wife see that!

Was hoping to ride the X this weekend, but 11 right now is a bit nippy to even be considering it, praying for a bit of a warm up.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-07-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
"You obviously haven't ridden any classic bikes...

"You obviously haven't ridden any classic bikes from the 80's, like the Nighthawk or Magna. Leave the real bike discussion to the big boys and go back to your video games." Quote

The troll peeks...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 41,004
Posted By dogjaw
I run the TKC80 19" on my DR, couldn't be...

I run the TKC80 19" on my DR, couldn't be happier, turns in great on the street, doesn't feel limited off road, look forward to seeing one on my 500x. I haven't seen a actual number on how much this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-06-2015, 05:54 PM
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Views: 39,984
Posted By dogjaw
left handed? the redneck Jimi Hendrix? awesome...

left handed? the redneck Jimi Hendrix? awesome acoustic blues! you need to bring that flat top over to Arkansas and we'll lay 'er down... me and Thumpstart a little way back:


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2015, 03:01 PM
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Views: 39,984
Posted By dogjaw
Design by Sanfred and Son...

Design by Sanfred and Son...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
That is the almighty Grom; actually my wife's...

That is the almighty Grom; actually my wife's bike but an absolute hoot to ride, just can't get in any hurry to get anywhere; not because it's slow, but because everybody wants to talk about it when...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
3, 4, 6, 10, are on my list of drool inducers as...

3, 4, 6, 10, are on my list of drool inducers as well, have had a 919 and two nighthawk 750 that I regret selling as well, love those Honda engines.

I truly think that time will be kind to both...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
This is true; three of my favorite Hondas, the...

This is true; three of my favorite Hondas, the CB1, Transalp and the Hawk, never sold in any great numbers and we're discontinued, but have a cult following today. I wonder if I'm that far out of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
When I traded my Nighthawk 750 in Montrose, Co, I...

When I traded my Nighthawk 750 in Montrose, Co, I was facing a 1500-2000 mile trip home to Arkansas on an unproven bike; the NH needed a tire, fork seals, sprockets, a big expense considering I only...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By dogjaw
You shameless tramp[emoji8]

You shameless tramp[emoji8]
Forum: Racing 01-03-2015, 10:15 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
I can't wait ;I feel like I have family racing!!!

I can't wait ;I feel like I have family racing!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-03-2015, 10:01 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
No one says you can't, I'm just saying I would...

No one says you can't, I'm just saying I would rather... I will freely admit that the 700 is the finest bike ever made, with no negative attributes whatsoever, if that means we don't have to reenact...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-03-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By dogjaw
I was infatuated with the FZ07 for a while, but...

I was infatuated with the FZ07 for a while, but never could see loading it up for a multi day trip, the main reason I like a multicylinder bike in addition to my thumper. The 500 is a much more...
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