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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/04/11f24a983b...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/04/11f24a983b9405dc62ebdeb6d3aca1be.jpghttp://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/04/c8f02fc997a04c1fedb055185ceb9a0b.jpg Cut down a giving screen to make higher clean...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,105
Views: 307,604
Posted By happyclam
Well Said! Safe trip.

Well Said! Safe trip.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By happyclam
thanks for the review, Fern.

thanks for the review, Fern.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,646
Posted By happyclam
No worries sidecar, this time of year is nuts. I...

No worries sidecar, this time of year is nuts. I usually sneak rides in between the madness. Still like to meet up with you guys...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,105
Views: 307,604
Posted By happyclam
Sounds good. If you come down Middletown Rd. @...

Sounds good. If you come down Middletown Rd. @ 120mph, slow down at the electric towers. Johny law likes to hang out there. :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,105
Views: 307,604
Posted By happyclam
YRU, This pic is right around the corner from my...

YRU, This pic is right around the corner from my house. Next time give me a heads up I can show you my neighborhood. Couple little gravel roads I loop around.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,646
Posted By happyclam
:y0!

:y0!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By happyclam
Welcome. Nice deal. Nice looking. I have an 04,...

Welcome. Nice deal. Nice looking. I have an 04, moved up from xr650l. Little learning curve. actually still learning, but love it more and more. Oh Yeah, the seat sucks. I finally just got a Terry...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,014
Posted By happyclam
I still have both. Guess I'm a slow learner. They...

I still have both. Guess I'm a slow learner. They take turns being my favorite. The strom(big blue) is just more practicle/modern, but the TA(roxy) just feels right. Comparing Apples and Oranges....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Nice. I sold my xr650l after moving back from Co....

Nice. I sold my xr650l after moving back from Co. Just too much pavement. Where were you riding?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
Hey Thanks Dan, Yeah I read that somewhere in...

Hey Thanks Dan, Yeah I read that somewhere in past threads. But these are xr650l forks with standard fork gaiters. Not sure if it applies. I'm planing on stiffer springs in the future. When I do them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
I didn't know oak trees grew in Hawaii.:wink:...

I didn't know oak trees grew in Hawaii.:wink: Kawasaki lover on a ktm.:huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Thanks Mstrom, I'll definitely check this out...

Thanks Mstrom, I'll definitely check this out also. Maybe we should plan a meet-up one weekend?, To who's ever in the neighborhood. I assume your on a strom,(I'm smart like that). Me too, however...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By happyclam
sell it, buy something lighter-more...

sell it, buy something lighter-more forgiving.Much safer. Lotta light weight thumpers that can do it all.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Wow, Thanks Uncle Randy. I'm definitely gonna...

Wow, Thanks Uncle Randy. I'm definitely gonna check this out. Looks like you found a better place to live.:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
Come to think of it this was a pain in the a$$ to...

Come to think of it this was a pain in the a$$ to make. I had idle time so I just went for it. Had to notch fender as well. The nuts are those flat ones that tighten into the substrate as you turn...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/19/0f51bb7...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/19/0f51bb707f1959e987cba4172f1a4e1e.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
Hi lior, Looks nice. Some guys just notch the...

Hi lior, Looks nice. Some guys just notch the fender and attach to fork brace. I used hose clamps. Drilled a hole for a bolt to go through to attach to original fender hole. Made custom spacers to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
I just checked out your website. It appears your...

I just checked out your website. It appears your pretty sane. I'll keep an eye on your rides and try to make it down.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By happyclam
Like Zapp said, Ask in Garage section you'll get...

Like Zapp said, Ask in Garage section you'll get a lot of responses. $1300. Is pretty cheap imo though. I've never seen them going for that cheap unless it had major obvious problems. Good luck. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,646
Posted By happyclam
I think I'm out of town 1st weekend of April. But...

I think I'm out of town 1st weekend of April. But don't let me influence the date, I'm a new guy, just sayin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Be happy to show ya, it's not much though. My...

Be happy to show ya, it's not much though. My "try to stay Sane" loop.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Thanks Guys. Sidecar, you pretty much nailed it....

Thanks Guys. Sidecar, you pretty much nailed it. Most of the dirt/gravel roads are short and connect to more asphalt. I have a nice loop near my house just north of Prettyboy dam. Still just a tease....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Thanks Blaster, I know there are some good roads...

Thanks Blaster, I know there are some good roads up here that just need to be discovered and organized. I get lost on purpose just exploring but don't have the gps/tracking to really do much with it,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By happyclam
I might get chased on purpose just so I can use...

I might get chased on purpose just so I can use try this excuse.:evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By happyclam
Northern Maryland Adventure riders

Ok, So I live in Carroll County, Md. Stone's throw from the Mason Dixon line. I did a search, found Baltimore riders, central Pa. riders. I'm right in between, probably with a lot of other riders....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,646
Posted By happyclam
Hope to make it...Looks nice:clap

Hope to make it...Looks nice:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
It'll fit but you need a custom adapter to make...

It'll fit but you need a custom adapter to make it work. The man (Jim)that designed and manufactured it passed away recently. Pretty sure some one copied it somewhere though. I changed my forks to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
Hey Rotorhead, I have the same hi tech blinker...

Hey Rotorhead, I have the same hi tech blinker relay, zip tie as well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 99,396
Posted By happyclam
Nice! Still don't know which is uglier..

Nice! Still don't know which is uglier..
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,608
Posted By happyclam
Nice job 4play. Looks way better than suzuki's...

Nice job 4play. Looks way better than suzuki's road runner beak.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,110
Posted By happyclam
Personally never "got them" either. Rode with...

Personally never "got them" either. Rode with guys that had them, some loved them some didn't. On fire roads/ passes/ single track my xr650l blow the doors off them as well as the dr's. Held it's own...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,431,368
Posted By happyclam
+1, just didn't think I have to wait this long....

+1, just didn't think I have to wait this long. So I have a 89 ta, and 04 strom. If only I could mate them.:eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By happyclam
Welcome back Mudgee. I have an 04 that i've...

Welcome back Mudgee. I have an 04 that i've almost sold twice, just couldn't let it go. The more I put into it the better I like it. Finally ordered A custom seat today. Tried my own seat mods for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,431,368
Posted By happyclam
figured we needed a pic

http://images.mcn.bauercdn.com/upload/268348/images/1752x1168/HONDA%20AFRICA%20TWIN%201200%20Oberdan.jpg?mode=max&quality=90&scale=down
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-29-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 840
Views: 258,295
Posted By happyclam
Amazing, Thank you. Stay safe.

Amazing, Thank you. Stay safe.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,431,368
Posted By happyclam
Fraid this is it. Must be winter with nothing...

Fraid this is it. Must be winter with nothing really happening.....cept:pain
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By happyclam
Thanks for the link. Been waiting for a deal on...

Thanks for the link. Been waiting for a deal on the rox risers, think i just changed my mind.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,295
Posted By happyclam
I sent them a letter with a pic of my xr650l at...

I sent them a letter with a pic of my xr650l at 13000 ft. asking when the transalp would be available in the US. That was 10 years ago. They did call and asked if I wanted my picture back. I told the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18,038
Views: 5,662,767
Posted By happyclam
cool, thanks, i'll check it out.

cool, thanks, i'll check it out.
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