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Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,858
Posted By MarylandStrom
I have made a similar off the wall comment in the...

I have made a similar off the wall comment in the past when I saw a guy with his pants riding down to a point where his underwear is hanging out. "Dude, you need to pull your pants up, you're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By MarylandStrom
Not sure what country you are in (fill in your...

Not sure what country you are in (fill in your location!), but grab a bottle of Mr Clean (green bottle), mix it 50/50 with water in a spray bottle and spray it on a dry dirty bike. Let sit for 15...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,741
Posted By MarylandStrom
I believe that joke was already used in post...

I believe that joke was already used in post number 3 by Randyo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By MarylandStrom
I was the same way until it starting reaching 1...

I was the same way until it starting reaching 1 degree Fahrenheit (-17 Celsius) here outside of Washington DC this winter. Then the car starts to look very appealing.

Funny how that small...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,447
Posted By MarylandStrom
Stop feeding the troll. It's clear his opinion...

Stop feeding the troll. It's clear his opinion is the only one that counts. The rest of us will be quite happy doing miles of slab on our way to great riding areas.

I'm happy any time I am on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 125,188
Posted By MarylandStrom
What kills me is to watch them spread salt on the...

What kills me is to watch them spread salt on the road here in Maryland, only to find the next plow truck that comes along plows the salt away.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 125,188
Posted By MarylandStrom
I didn't realize they put sand and gravel on the...

I didn't realize they put sand and gravel on the roads in Virginia in advance of snow. Seems kind of pointless.

While in Colorado once, I noticed they put sand on the roads, but only after the...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By MarylandStrom
Wow, why would you use a torque wrench to remove...

Wow, why would you use a torque wrench to remove something?
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,882
Views: 491,515
Posted By MarylandStrom
I would have to agree. How could you own a bike...

I would have to agree. How could you own a bike that failed you miserably for 9 years? Did you ever consider selling it after year one? I'm confused.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,172
Posted By MarylandStrom
I remember doing a Hare Scramble race years ago...

I remember doing a Hare Scramble race years ago that had a wicked downhill just after the start. It was more mud in the woods than gravel.

The kicker was, once you got to the bottom of the hill,...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By MarylandStrom
It might be better to advertise on the regional...

It might be better to advertise on the regional forums area within ADV Rider. Or go to a VStrom specific forum.

I always thought that would be a great place to put a spare tank.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By MarylandStrom
Great post. I didn't want to see it die without...

Great post. I didn't want to see it die without a positive comment.

I suspect quite a few woman were riding back then. Just not done legally. Glad that has changed.

Funny thing, her home...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By MarylandStrom
Seems to me if you are trying to learn to ride...

Seems to me if you are trying to learn to ride off road, you should be in the Thumpers section. Or if you want to learn it on a beast, stay with the 650 Strom for a while longer. I would hate to...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,534
Posted By MarylandStrom
This may be too cheap for you, but I love the...

This may be too cheap for you, but I love the following flashlight from Harbor Freight. It runs $3.49 each, but I often get a coupon in the newspaper for a free one.

It has 27 LED's and it's...
Forum: Beasts 12-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By MarylandStrom
I am impressed that you are even thinking about...

I am impressed that you are even thinking about your bike in Enfield, Nova Scotia in mid December. Considering you bought a battery now instead of Spring, means you must still be riding it. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,708
Posted By MarylandStrom
I like the looks of the bike, but the front...

I like the looks of the bike, but the front fender is killing me. Maybe a lower version would look good, but more than likely a different style high fender would work.
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,798
Posted By MarylandStrom
Don't be so negative. He is somebody's drunk...

Don't be so negative. He is somebody's drunk uncle for god's sake. We all need one of those around the holiday. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By MarylandStrom
You really need to search first. There are lots...

You really need to search first. There are lots and lots of light threads on this forum.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,403
Posted By MarylandStrom
Nah, I would put 5 plugs in the tire and get...

Nah, I would put 5 plugs in the tire and get another 1,000 miles out of it! :rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By MarylandStrom
As others have suggested, you might look to the...

As others have suggested, you might look to the chain. My 2003 Strom has surged several times since I have had it. Each time it ended up being a worn chain.

Recently I had the same thing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By MarylandStrom
Seems to me they do a great job of clearing the...

Seems to me they do a great job of clearing the snow off the roads within a few days. I can't imagine why anyone would want to stop because of that. Buy warmer clothing and stay at it.

You...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,416
Posted By MarylandStrom
You forgot the Honda XR650L. It's a fine dual...

You forgot the Honda XR650L. It's a fine dual sport, though pretty dated. That and you have to have some decent arms to control the beast.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By MarylandStrom
EPA regulations are killing them: ...

EPA regulations are killing them:

http://americanlifan.com/

American Lifan regrets to inform its loyal dealership base that the LF250-GY7 and LF400 will not be imported into these United...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By MarylandStrom
As they say, everything is bigger in Texas. ...

As they say, everything is bigger in Texas. Maybe that means everything is more expensive in Texas as well.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By MarylandStrom
I fully agree on the vest. It can be cheaply...

I fully agree on the vest. It can be cheaply replaced when it begins to fade.

I have an Olympia AST jacket (the original one) and the hi viz stained and faded very badly. And I never take my...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By MarylandStrom
I would think if you searched google you will...

I would think if you searched google you will find hours of reading on both bikes.
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,433
Posted By MarylandStrom
I am sure many have seen this, but it appears a...

I am sure many have seen this, but it appears a batch of these tires were faulty last year. It appears they have fixed the issue for 2013, but here you go:
...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,400
Posted By MarylandStrom
You should have started a new thread. Reviving a...

You should have started a new thread. Reviving a thread that was started almost six years ago will irritate a lot of readers.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,367
Posted By MarylandStrom
I have used a carrier on the back of a small...

I have used a carrier on the back of a small pickup for years. But I hauled 250cc 2 stroke motocross bikes. Which obviously weigh less than what you plan to haul.

My biggest issue was the back...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Posted By MarylandStrom
I have never seen a carb that couldn't be...

I have never seen a carb that couldn't be cleaned. I assume you tried to clean it, but did you try to clean it in an ultrasonic cleaner? A lot of bike shops have them. And I think Harbor Freight...
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By MarylandStrom
You want to wait for it to get warmer? It was...

You want to wait for it to get warmer? It was around 72 degrees yesterday in our area. What's up with our weather?
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,954
Posted By MarylandStrom
Yup, very few riders have the ability to hold...

Yup, very few riders have the ability to hold onto a bike for 250 feet while sliding sideways, on an exit ramp. Traction control or not. The bike typically either high sides or low sides. Or if...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,954
Posted By MarylandStrom
Are you sure you didn't buy an airhead instead? ...

Are you sure you didn't buy an airhead instead? This sure sounds like a review from airheads. Where is Nachtflug when you need him. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By MarylandStrom
I don't think any of us doubt that the K&N will...

I don't think any of us doubt that the K&N will add a little extra performance. The point we are trying to make is you have yourself a 13 to $15,000 bike. Why would you trade a little extra...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,997
Posted By MarylandStrom
Though you didn't need to remove the countershaft...

Though you didn't need to remove the countershaft sprocket cover, it's typically a good idea. There is just as much gunk inside the cover as you found on the rod. And a lot of that gunk is caked on...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Posted By MarylandStrom
This thread belongs in Regional Forums....

This thread belongs in Regional Forums. Especially since it was revived after 10 years and 6 months! That has to be a new record. Way to go SEA3PO
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,351
Posted By MarylandStrom
Yes, the Strom motors are loud. But they just...

Yes, the Strom motors are loud. But they just keep going.

You might meet up with another Strom owner or two and have them listen to it. A second set of eyes, errr ears would be a good thing.
...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By MarylandStrom
Stock Suzuki countershaft sprocket is supposedly...

Stock Suzuki countershaft sprocket is supposedly the best. I ran JT last time and it was fine. I went with stock on my recent sprocket swap.

I use EK chains. If you go that route, stay away...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,361
Posted By MarylandStrom
I have often thought about not wearing all my...

I have often thought about not wearing all my gear, but I think back to what insurance companies say. The majority of accidents happen within a few miles of your home.

My gear is so easy to...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,003
Posted By MarylandStrom
Yup, just like you, I have a hard time believing...

Yup, just like you, I have a hard time believing a steel sprocket could wear out in 7 or 8K miles. If it did, I suspect the noob bought an aluminum sprocket instead.

As I mentioned before, I...
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