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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9,524
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Posted By M700
Always did like those Bright Yellow Stroms!

Always did like those Bright Yellow Stroms!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,447
Posted By M700
Also - has she ridden both the 1000 and the 650? ...

Also - has she ridden both the 1000 and the 650?

They're a bit different. Some strongly prefer one over the other.

Regards, Guy
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By M700
Yeah, but you're crazy. I tried to keep up with...

Yeah, but you're crazy. I tried to keep up with that 990 of yours... :D

Guy
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By M700
David - yes the Smithbrook Road to Lake...

David - yes the Smithbrook Road to Lake Wenatchee, then up to the Sugarloaf lookout is a favorite of mine, on the bike, or in the Jeep.

Good stuff. Then up to Lake Chelan via Ardenvoir... The...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/Ri...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/Ride%202013/IMG_7868_zps80777c4c.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/GuyMiner/media/Ride%202013/IMG_7868_zps80777c4c.jpg.html)

A favorite photo,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By M700
Thumb Cool! Guys, this is a route I've actually...

Cool!

Guys, this is a route I've actually done most of already. I'd guess 75 - 80%. Much of it on my motorcycle, some in a 4x4 rig. A lot of it is either the same as the WABDR, or very near, just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
And up on the WABDR earlier this summer: ...

And up on the WABDR earlier this summer:

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_8503_zpsb47faf78.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
Up in the hills today. Nice ride. Used the...

Up in the hills today. Nice ride. Used the skidplate a couple of times. Surprised me. Must have hit those rocks harder than I thought!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,410
Posted By M700
That's kind of funny. Guy

That's kind of funny.

Guy
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22,683
Views: 6,878,131
Posted By M700
Thumb Been a while since I checked in on The Scrambled....

Been a while since I checked in on The Scrambled.

Good to see you guys are still riding great looking bikes, great looking places! OUTSTANDING!
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,515
Posted By M700
ENJOY! That should be one heck of a ride. ...

ENJOY!

That should be one heck of a ride.

Guy
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!

That's sad. It needs a Big Trip next year!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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: 4,496
Views: 889,003
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)
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-25-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22,683
Views: 6,878,131
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,167
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 267,796
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 267,796
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: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-14-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22,683
Views: 6,878,131
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: 3,199
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: 639
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 267,796
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: 639
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
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: 3,060
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,586
Posted By M700
Dang, you guys must carry a lot of.... something....

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

Impressive work.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22,683
Views: 6,878,131
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bi...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k129/GuyMiner/bike%20photos/IMG_4033.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
Posted By M700
Ah mud... Nasty stuff!

Ah mud... Nasty stuff!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,870
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: 3,863
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: 3,863
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,524
Views: 3,811,291
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,870
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: 2,569
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...
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