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Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,196
Posted By Sock Puppet
I had a '98 ST2 and absolutely loved it! In...

I had a '98 ST2 and absolutely loved it! In fact, my brother still owns it. The '98 was the first year in the states, and it had slightly better suspension components than the later models. When...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,590
Posted By Sock Puppet
Congrats on the new bike!:thumb

Congrats on the new bike!:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,188
Posted By Sock Puppet
Excellent!:thumb

Excellent!:thumb
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,623
Posted By Sock Puppet
A pic of my Wee Strom after cutting down and...

A pic of my Wee Strom after cutting down and painting the stock windscreen:

http://www.sharemyalbums.com/User/747/Images/V-Strom%20Windscreen%20Mod/V-Strom%20Mod%20Pics%20004.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,501
Posted By Sock Puppet
I can get from Bloomfield to nearly Cuba on dirt,...

I can get from Bloomfield to nearly Cuba on dirt, but I'm not sure after that. Let me think about it a bit.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,202
Posted By Sock Puppet
Love it!!!:thumb :thumb :thumb

Love it!!!:thumb :thumb :thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sock Puppet
I have the same set-up and have been extremely...

I have the same set-up and have been extremely satisfied with them.:thumb
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By Sock Puppet
Looks good! Congrats, and have fun in AK!!!

Looks good! Congrats, and have fun in AK!!!
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By Sock Puppet
+1. Good wishes to you and the families.

+1. Good wishes to you and the families.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,594
Posted By Sock Puppet
Which 36 litre bags do you have? I have E36's...

Which 36 litre bags do you have? I have E36's with Givi mounts on my Wee Strom and the wife hasn't commented on any difficulty (though we have limited 2-up time on the Wee.)
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,713
Posted By Sock Puppet
I couldn't agree more. Even as a strictly road...

I couldn't agree more. Even as a strictly road use machine the Tiger won't get my nod because of the passenger accomodations. Maybe that's what they build the Sprint ST for?
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,623
Posted By Sock Puppet
In Zion National Park a few weeks ago: ...

In Zion National Park a few weeks ago:

http://www.sharemyalbums.com/User/747/Images/Utah%20Ride/Utah%20Gangsta%20Ride%20144.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,623
Posted By Sock Puppet
Loaded up in Bryce Canyon: ...

Loaded up in Bryce Canyon:

http://www.sharemyalbums.com/User/747/Images/Utah%20Ride/Utah%20Gangsta%20Ride%20180.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,217
Posted By Sock Puppet
The local NAPA store wants $11 for their version....

The local NAPA store wants $11 for their version. The autoparts store down the road wants $10.50 for a WIX. I have a great realationship with my Suzuki dealer, and he sells me the Suzuki filter for...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,112
Posted By Sock Puppet
The search button is your friend on this one. ...

The search button is your friend on this one.

Here are more pics than you can shake a stick at:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=137220&page=2
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By Sock Puppet
I recently switched to the Suzuki Gel seat and...

I recently switched to the Suzuki Gel seat and I'm very pleased. With the stock seat I was squirming around after 200 miles. I did a 400 mile day with the Gel seat and never really thought about,...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,058
Posted By Sock Puppet
Another bike with high pipes that may be close is...

Another bike with high pipes that may be close is the Aprilia Pegaso, but that wouldn't explain the BMW emblem.
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By Sock Puppet
Congrats!:thumb

Congrats!:thumb
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,504
Posted By Sock Puppet
The ladies tell me that I already look like Ewan....

The ladies tell me that I already look like Ewan. I don't need a helmet to make the mobs worse.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Sock Puppet
Nemo Losi Tent: Any experience?

I came across this tent at Sierra Trading Post. The stats look really good (weight, height, packed size,) but I don't know anything about Nemo products. Does anyone have any experience with them? Is...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Sock Puppet
Did you by any chance measure the tread depth...

Did you by any chance measure the tread depth before the 300 mile run? I realize not all results are typical, but I'm curious. If my tire wear over the last 1,100 miles is any indication I should...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Sock Puppet
Thanks, I appreciate the input. I've usually run...

Thanks, I appreciate the input. I've usually run Anakees in the past and know what to expect from them. The Trail Wings are new to me so I thought it best to ask.
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,359
Posted By Sock Puppet
That doesn't matter. It's finished.

That doesn't matter. It's finished.
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Sock Puppet
Any more input? All is appreciated.:nod

Any more input? All is appreciated.:nod
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Sock Puppet
Hopefully a good bit of it!:evil There will be...

Hopefully a good bit of it!:evil There will be some interstate thrown in to get to the good stuff...probably 400 miles or so. A sad price to have to pay for the fun.
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Sock Puppet
Trail Wing tread depth = mileage question

Yes, I did a search and didn't quite find what I needed to know.

I've never had Trail Wings before. My Wee Strom now has 6400 miles on the stock Wings, and each tire has about 3mm of tread depth...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,467,072
Posted By Sock Puppet
Awesome pic, Thumpjump! I was sad to see it go,...

Awesome pic, Thumpjump! I was sad to see it go, but glad it went to a good guy. Great to hear you had a good trip back!:thumb
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By Sock Puppet
WOOT! Congrats to you!:thumb

WOOT! Congrats to you!:thumb
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Sock Puppet
From the problems you describe, I would suspect a...

From the problems you describe, I would suspect a fuel delivery problem.

Bad gas
Fuel Fiilter
Pinched/crimped fuel hose
Fuel pump
Power to the fuel pump (fuse)
Crimped vent line
etc.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,293
Posted By Sock Puppet
So did you buy it? Can you give us more details?

So did you buy it? Can you give us more details?
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By Sock Puppet
Hey, those are our glamour shots!:rofl I...

Hey, those are our glamour shots!:rofl

I find the stock seet acceptable up to about 200 miles, after that it looses comfort very quickly.
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 455,938
Posted By Sock Puppet
GIVI side case mounts with E36 bags. El-Cheapo...

GIVI side case mounts with E36 bags. El-Cheapo top case (almost identical to the JCW case.) I'm very pleased with this setup so far.
...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By Sock Puppet
Suzuki tall windscreen, Suzuki hand guards,...

Suzuki tall windscreen, Suzuki hand guards, Oxford heated grips connected to factory lead with Eastern Beaver plug, Dan Vessel skid plate, DV radiator guard, DV oil cooler guard, GIVI saddlebag...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,555
Posted By Sock Puppet
SCHWEET! I love the exhaust for luggage...

SCHWEET! I love the exhaust for luggage options.:thumb
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By Sock Puppet
You make some good points, and I can see your...

You make some good points, and I can see your frustration.

Fortuanately, I lucked out with the perfect wife, so I don't mind compromises on motorcycles.:nod :raabia

I think you will really...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By Sock Puppet
It would seem your cup is half empty. I...

It would seem your cup is half empty. I understand your decision making process, but I have never focussed so much on the negatives. It's a motorcycle for goodness sakes, not a washing machine!
...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,614,623
Posted By Sock Puppet
Took a little ride up into the mountains the...

Took a little ride up into the mountains the other day:

http://www.sharemyalbums.com/User/747/Images/V-Strom%20Ride%20Pics/V-Strom%20Ride%20Pics%20046.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By Sock Puppet
Congrats!:thumb

Congrats!:thumb
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,047
Posted By Sock Puppet
What is the sticking point, exactly? Many online...

What is the sticking point, exactly? Many online type businesses are moving toward the e-mail only route. If they give poor customer service via email, I can see not using them, but I can't hold it...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,553
Posted By Sock Puppet
+1. Definitely bigger than most, but bulletproof...

+1. Definitely bigger than most, but bulletproof and super comfy. I love mine!:raabia
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