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Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,324
Posted By Burninator
Care to elaborate? I'm always on the hunt for...

Care to elaborate? I'm always on the hunt for better gear. I'll admit, I would have never bought my Roadcrafter for retail. I purchased mine near new for a crazy low price. Compared to the Rev'it,...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,092
Posted By Burninator
I really like the helmet. On the plus side, this...

I really like the helmet. On the plus side, this thing is so much lighter than any other helmet I've owned. Top vents actually work. On the down side, the chin bar is a little close to my chin, but...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,327
Posted By Burninator
Looks appropriate to me! I wouldn't bother...

Looks appropriate to me! I wouldn't bother posting it on that other forum though. Definite lack of a sense of humor over there. Likely to get the reply from a certain someone: "This license plate...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,092
Posted By Burninator
I'm in roughly the same climate as you (Eugene,...

I'm in roughly the same climate as you (Eugene, OR), and have been very happy in my Roadcrafter. I commute all year, save for the 2-3 days a year when there is snow or ice on the road. In cold...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,327
Posted By Burninator
I'm 5'11" with a 33" inseam. On my 2014 DL650 I...

I'm 5'11" with a 33" inseam. On my 2014 DL650 I had moderate buffeting with the screen in the mid position, and extreme buffeting in the highest position. With the screen in the lowest position I...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By Burninator
Wrong hole! Try Fleamarket.

Wrong hole! Try Fleamarket.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,917
Posted By Burninator
Excellent, well written and thoughtful post by...

Excellent, well written and thoughtful post by Gryphon12. The best advice is try and ride as many bikes as you can.

My bike history includes dual-sports (XR400, DR650), ADVbikes (Tiger, V-Strom)...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,327
Posted By Burninator
A couple posts back someone had used red...

A couple posts back someone had used red plasti-dip. Looked pretty good to me. I'd give that a try if you really want red.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,813
Views: 707,327
Posted By Burninator
Just picked up a 2014 DL650. So far, I've put on...

Just picked up a 2014 DL650. So far, I've put on Givi side racks, Givi Trekkers, and a Kisan headlight modulator. Still waiting on a SW Motech center stand. I'm loving this bike!:D...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Sad, sad day.

:cry

I just sold the W650 to a really nice guy from Bend. Before he showed up, I took the bike for a spin. By the time I got home, I was wishing he wouldn't show up, and I'd have another excuse to...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,187
Posted By Burninator
I've used plastidip on my W650. Really easy to...

I've used plastidip on my W650. Really easy to apply and touch up. However, a little overfill at the gas station caused it to melt off the tank. Ended up peeling it all off, just like a sunburn. Came...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Glad it all went together for you ORexpat. Yep,...

Glad it all went together for you ORexpat. Yep, I'm always looking for an excuse to ream a hole or two!:D
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,610
Posted By Burninator
Welcome to ADVrider. A good place for a first...

Welcome to ADVrider. A good place for a first post would be in a sub-forum specific to the type of bike you have. The following is the sub-forum for the Honda CRF250L, which, according to your...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,610
Posted By Burninator
I've seen your "tiger pack" around. There is a...

I've seen your "tiger pack" around. There is a reason I won't go where you go!:D
http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh584/ski9bum/tiger-1.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,610
Posted By Burninator
I agree with what btao has to say about buying a...

I agree with what btao has to say about buying a used bike and spending 1k on gear. If you shop smart, you'll be able to turn around and sell the beginners bike at no loss in a years time. Having...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,894
Posted By Burninator
Yep, they suck a big one. I spent the money on a...

Yep, they suck a big one. I spent the money on a waterproof model (I forget the exact model), wiring harness and ram mount only to have it completely suck ass. On multiple occasions it has routed me...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,926
Posted By Burninator
Having owned a Tiger and currently owning a...

Having owned a Tiger and currently owning a V-Strom, I'd say you made a smart choice!
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Yep, that's my bike. I was hoping nobody would...

Yep, that's my bike. I was hoping nobody would find out and I could continue to lurk on this thread.:shot

Yeah, if you've moved your turn signals these bags supports would not work.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
I still have the chrome soft bag supports....

I still have the chrome soft bag supports....
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Sorry guys! Orexpat jumped first. If you still...

Sorry guys! Orexpat jumped first. If you still want the screen, try going to the rally this summer at his house and make him a sweet offer. :D
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,926
Posted By Burninator
Sold a 2012 Triumph Tiger and Bought a 2014...

Sold a 2012 Triumph Tiger and Bought a 2014 V-Strom 650. My vote goes to the V-Strom. As for carrying a passenger, my wife prefers the V-Strom too.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
And replied.

And replied.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Hey guys - I know this isn't the Flea Market, but...

Hey guys - I know this isn't the Flea Market, but I've got a number of accessories for the W I'm looking to unload and thought I'd post here first before the Flea Market. I have a Dart Flyscreen,...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Burninator
Procycle has a decent selection. Plus, they are...

Procycle has a decent selection. Plus, they are great guys.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,832
Posted By Burninator
I'd second the used Darien or Darien Light from...

I'd second the used Darien or Darien Light from the Flea Market or Ebay.
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,534
Posted By Burninator
Digging this thread out of the basement, because...

Digging this thread out of the basement, because I have some pertinent experience to share.

Owned a 2012 Tiger 800 ABS Roadie for a little over a year. In that time I had issues with both the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,108
Views: 646,852
Posted By Burninator
Unfortunately, I believe ZappBranigan speaks the...

Unfortunately, I believe ZappBranigan speaks the truth. Still a nice looking bike!
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Givi makes a great rack system for the W that...

Givi makes a great rack system for the W that should be available to you. What country are you in? By the way, the Givi rack system I have on my 2000 W650 was listed as fitting the W800.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Bring it back to the US Kawasaki! ...

Bring it back to the US Kawasaki!
http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh584/ski9bum/W800frontblackwhiteCafe2014.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
I think I see my old Ortlieb bags on Mrs....

I think I see my old Ortlieb bags on Mrs. Orsurf's Ducati. Hope she is happy with them. If you guys are ever in the Eugene area, look me up!
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Yes, the battery is a B***H to get out. But on...

Yes, the battery is a B***H to get out. But on the plus side, valve adjustments on this bike are a piece of cake. I just did mine yesterday for the first time, and it took me about an hour and four...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,324
Posted By Burninator
You get the filet mignon.

You get the filet mignon.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,324
Posted By Burninator
Aerostich is a small American Company with one...

Aerostich is a small American Company with one manufacturing location, excellent customer service and the ability to make custom suits. If you want Mcdonalds level of immediate gratification, with...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,193
Posted By Burninator
I'm an Aerostich convert by luck. I've been...

I'm an Aerostich convert by luck. I've been reluctant to order from Aerostich after ordering a Transit suit and finding the sizing off (32" waist measured 34"). Last september I chanced upon a...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Burninator
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Burninator
I've had Givi Trekkers for a few months of winter...

I've had Givi Trekkers for a few months of winter commuting here in Oregon. So far, I love them. The bags have been completely waterproof in the downpours I've ridden in. Givi added a few latches to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,361
Views: 559,102
Posted By Burninator
Hey ORexpat - Thanks for the great...

Hey ORexpat -

Thanks for the great information. I need to do my valves and remove the clean air crap when I get home. How much did the seven shims run you from the dealer?
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Burninator
Your neck is "diesel"? I must be old now, as I...

Your neck is "diesel"? I must be old now, as I have no idea what this means! I had a similar problem with a leather jacket. I just leave the top snap undone. Over the past year it has broken in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,884
Posted By Burninator
W650, hands down

I hate it when I agree with JerryH:puke1! That being said, I'll disagree with him on a couple of points. If you want a W650, you'll find one. And, no need to pay more than original MSRP. I paid $3500...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Burninator
I contacted Twisted Throttle with some really...

I contacted Twisted Throttle with some really basic questions regarding the Macna gear and was blown off. The customer service rep knew almost nothing about the gear, and was unwilling to get the...
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