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Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,471
Posted By M700
ENJOY! That should be one heck of a ride. ...

ENJOY!

That should be one heck of a ride.

Guy
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!

That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
My trip was all wrapped up by October. I did bump...

My trip was all wrapped up by October. I did bump into another Strom Trooper out on the Salt Flats.

Yeah, I liked that sign. Pretty cool. Grabbed a meal not long before photographing the sign....
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
Just short of 3,000 miles, spread over 10 days...

Just short of 3,000 miles, spread over 10 days "out west" - it was a great ride on the 650!

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/Ride%202013/IMG_7868_zps80777c4c.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,188
Views: 820,530
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/wi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/wildlife%20and%20scenery/Dry6_zpsb9499e06.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/GuyMiner/media/wildlife%20and%20scenery/Dry6_zpsb9499e06.jpg.html)
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Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21,165
Views: 6,105,299
Posted By M700
The Ventura rack/pack works real well for me....

The Ventura rack/pack works real well for me. Have also carried a duffle, and a tent. Pretty simple. Pack light. Have the stuff you need regularly in a tank bag.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,018
Posted By M700
You've got some photos of the trip to share? ...

You've got some photos of the trip to share?

Must have been a great trip, 25 days... Dang... That's great. Glad your bikes worked out well.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,057
Posted By M700
Darwin - don't know that I use the "full"...

Darwin - don't know that I use the "full" capabilities of my bike ever... But I sure do enjoy the versatility of the Strom. I want a bike that doesn't stop when the pavement does. So many dirt roads...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 255,266
Posted By M700
"Suzuki probably wonders why people just don't go...

"Suzuki probably wonders why people just don't go and buy a DR650 variant if they want off road capability."

Yup.
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 255,266
Posted By M700
Thumb That's funny! The robots... Like many Strom...

That's funny! The robots...

Like many Strom owners - I'm thinking the new one is going to have to be pretty doggone good to be better than what we've already got. Kind of like the idea of 80 hp,...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21,165
Views: 6,105,299
Posted By M700
"not to steal anything from ridingdonkeys...

"not to steal anything from ridingdonkeys questions, but i am curious how the scrambler feels after a long day riding. i too am looking for a scrambler, and most of my riding is short commutes, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,798
Posted By M700
"My entire point was more of an FYI to others as...

"My entire point was more of an FYI to others as to how I was mislead, in writing, into believing a mitigation hearing was a viable means to tell my side of the story only to hear a judge tell me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By M700
I'm not really one to put down exact GPS...

I'm not really one to put down exact GPS coordinates and name every road I wandered. Some I didn't know I was going to travel until I saw the road itself and the whim struck.

The pronghorns were,...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 255,266
Posted By M700
Voluhzia - that's pretty much just the Bandit...

Voluhzia - that's pretty much just the Bandit 1250 with lower fairings added. The Bandit 1250 though is quite a bike. Gobs of torque.

Re the "new" Wee Strom:

I'm impressed with the existing DL...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By M700
Eastern Oregon, last week of May

Needed some time alone, so I wandered a thousand miles through Eastern Oregon w/Suzuki & camping gear. Cool, damp, windy, and an absolute hoot. Call it the Pronghorn Tour:
...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By M700
The Wee is good for wandering.

The Wee is good for wandering.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,356
Posted By M700
Lochsa Lodge at Powell has nice cabins for a...

Lochsa Lodge at Powell has nice cabins for a night or two - and they serve up a mighty fine meal as well as some frosty cold beverages.

Fuel is avail there - and later in the season, after the...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4247.jpg

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4305.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 05-19-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
Thumb I don't see it as a hi-jack at all. Good photos...

I don't see it as a hi-jack at all. Good photos of a nicely modified Strom, built by you, for you. I like it!
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,720
Posted By M700
Dang, you guys must carry a lot of.... something....

Dang, you guys must carry a lot of.... something.

Impressive work.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21,165
Views: 6,105,299
Posted By M700
Just checking in with my Scram riding buddies....

Just checking in with my Scram riding buddies. Good to see the old hands still at it!

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/006-1.jpg

Guy
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4033.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
Ah mud... Nasty stuff!

Ah mud... Nasty stuff!
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
Photo taken a couple of days ago here in North...

Photo taken a couple of days ago here in North Central Washington. Since then the temp has dropped and it snowed again. Wee-Strom is safely tucked away, warm and dry, waiting for better riding...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,663
Posted By M700
Thumb Agree - that's a fine looking bike. Enjoy!

Agree - that's a fine looking bike. Enjoy!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,649
Posted By M700
"Very scenic, just watch the weather conditions,...

"Very scenic, just watch the weather conditions, there are a few avalanche chutes ( closer to Montana than Lewiston ) that can block the road and it is a narrow road with plenty of truck traffic."...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,649
Posted By M700
Gotta love this thread! One of my favorite...

Gotta love this thread! One of my favorite motorcycle roads, above a doggone fine fly-fishing river, through some great country, wolf talk, and guns. Dang. Almost heaven!

Say, I've never been...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,125
Views: 3,538,441
Posted By M700
Welcome! I visited Singapore a couple of times in...

Welcome! I visited Singapore a couple of times in the past. Wonderful people and climate. Your yellow Strom looks great!
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,663
Posted By M700
Talking :D Predictable response from a Capo rider... I...

:D Predictable response from a Capo rider... I figured it would be coming quickly. And no, only "high" on coffee. Dang, they do look a lot alike in those photos. :D

Back to the OP - ride what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By M700
Riding in a big group...

What do you think? Comfortable with 300 other riders out on the highway?

I've done it a few times, and I have to say it's not my favorite form of riding.

I'd much, much rather ride with a few...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,663
Posted By M700
Wow - until this thread I didn't realize how much...

Wow - until this thread I didn't realize how much the Aprilla looks like a Wee Strom. Amazing... :D
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,429
Posted By M700
If you're not going to use your Scrambler (very...

If you're not going to use your Scrambler (very fun bike, but mine wasn't particularly comfortable for two up) then seriously consider the Wee Strom. Easy to ride, low maintenance, excellent fuel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 268,080
Posted By M700
Hmmm. Maybe a good excuse to get a skidplate &...

Hmmm. Maybe a good excuse to get a skidplate & engine guards... Although hopefully I won't need them!

Up on Chumstick Mtn, earlier this year: ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 268,080
Posted By M700
Thumb 1911 Fan - I'm up for this ride if you want to do...

1911 Fan - I'm up for this ride if you want to do it next summer. Assuming your 990 can keep up with my Wee Strom... :D

Seriously, I think I've either ridden much of this route, or been over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By M700
I've run into some serious winter weather heading...

I've run into some serious winter weather heading to California from Washington at Christmas time in the past... Usually the trip isn't too bad, but it sure can be. A few years ago we loaded up the...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,181
Posted By M700
Simply stock. No beads, nothing. That Suzuki seat...

Simply stock. No beads, nothing. That Suzuki seat works out real well for me. Nowhere on the poll for this answer though.

Guy
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By M700
Ran into some spotty snow cover about 4,500 -...

Ran into some spotty snow cover about 4,500 - 5,000' level near Stevens Pass earlier today if that helps. About 2" - 3" deep, and wet.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By M700
Thumb Good photos of a good ride in some great country.

Good photos of a good ride in some great country.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By M700
Yes, Suzy is a Dirty Girl right now... :D ...

Yes, Suzy is a Dirty Girl right now... :D

Photo of Lake Wenatchee & Fish Lake was from somewhere along the Forest Service Road near Sugarloaf & Chumstick Mtn. Don't think I was right at Maverick...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By M700
Max, the Scrambler 900 was a great looking, great...

Max, the Scrambler 900 was a great looking, great sounding bike. It got upgraded in all other aspects when I swapped it for the Suzuki 650. Power. Acceleration. Handling. Fuel economy. Brakes....
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