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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,503,385
Posted By CaveDave
http://cavedave.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Versys/i-v...

http://cavedave.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Versys/i-vPjGv6F/0/XL/IMG_20130908_130545_638-XL.jpg

She was on the back of the Versys, not on the FZ1:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,074
Posted By CaveDave
If you ever find yourself in need of an...

If you ever find yourself in need of an assistant, I am at your disposal.

Looking forward to the rest of your trip!:thumb
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,656
Posted By CaveDave
Probably not, but I think you'll be surprised at...

Probably not, but I think you'll be surprised at how little the cost increases as you raise the amount of coverage.

I just checked with my buddy, who still does the same thing. He's paying $750 a...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,656
Posted By CaveDave
I would tend to disagree on the liability...

I would tend to disagree on the liability insurance. Erring on the side of caution, I would rather have it and not need it than need it and not have it. It's fine to tell someone you don't have it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,216
Posted By CaveDave
I understand!:lol3 Sounds like the shakedown...

I understand!:lol3

Sounds like the shakedown run shook something down? :ear
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-09-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 43,387
Posted By CaveDave
Looking good! Was that a Motowerks anti-vibe...

Looking good!

Was that a Motowerks anti-vibe riser it had back when you started?

http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/2202/sam0405o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 25,651
Posted By CaveDave
They say everyone has a twin, but it takes a true...

They say everyone has a twin, but it takes a true Adventure Rider to go to the other side of the globe to find his.:lol3

Excellent ride report, Mr. Cob!! Thanks for sharing!:clap
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
I'm 5'10" and 200lbs and I'm figuring on going...

I'm 5'10" and 200lbs and I'm figuring on going with the standard foam, unless someone chimes in with more info. Their website says their standard foam is good for riders up to 240lbs.

Has anyone...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
Nice! Thanks BiGo! I'm already looking at the...

Nice! Thanks BiGo! I'm already looking at the handlebar risers from MotoWerk (http://www.shop.motowerk.com/Versys_c2.htm) as a combination riser/vibration reducer, so the new seat would be one more...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
Let me know what your impressions are after...

Let me know what your impressions are after you've put some miles on it. I'm not that fond of the stock seat, especially after a couple of hours. The forward sloping of it tends to put too much...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 95,842
Posted By CaveDave
If you carry a Thermarest or Ridge Rest sleeping...

If you carry a Thermarest or Ridge Rest sleeping pad, these are about as light and packable an accessory as you can get.

No legs, but these things are comfortable and offer good back support....
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,060
Posted By CaveDave
2000 Dodge Ram Van - Auto Shutdown Relay

Before I have this towed to a shop, I figured I'd throw it out here.

I believe the problem began with Superstorm Sandy. Last Monday, my wife left in the downpour and returned within ten minute,...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
That's a great deal, Paul. Congrats!!

That's a great deal, Paul. Congrats!!
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
Agreed! I've been fooling with the suspension,...

Agreed! I've been fooling with the suspension, trying to find a good balance, but it's not horrible. An amazing amount of motorcycle for the money. I ordered Givi racks, bags and trunk for mine on...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,463,424
Posted By CaveDave
New Versys Owner

New Versys owner checking in!! Came home with a shiny new '11 last night. What a fun bike!!:clap

http://cavedave.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Versys/i-XhjN7Bn/0/L/Versys-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,127,457
Posted By CaveDave
This is exactly why I will never get rid of my...

This is exactly why I will never get rid of my KLR250.

258 pounds (dry)
33.7 inch seat height, and a real seat, not a dirt bike seat.
2.9 gallon tank (I average 67 mpg)
With a 15 tooth front...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 353,089
Posted By CaveDave
Congratulations on the scholarship and thanks for...

Congratulations on the scholarship and thanks for sharing your story!! What a great trek!!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,127,457
Posted By CaveDave
Undoubtedly!! As my KLR250 gets long in the...

Undoubtedly!! As my KLR250 gets long in the tooth, I hope this finds its way to the States.
After what may have been my most enjoyable morning ride of the year thus far, I am reminded that, for me,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,302
Posted By CaveDave
:rofl Not to worry, Mr. Cob, we're just...

:rofl

Not to worry, Mr. Cob, we're just here for the stories...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,302
Posted By CaveDave
Subscribed!!:clap I was lucky enough to...

Subscribed!!:clap

I was lucky enough to visit England once and, like you, the thing that struck me the most was the great age of everything. I'm looking forward to following your tour and reading...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,680
Posted By CaveDave
You have quite an eye for the great pictures!...

You have quite an eye for the great pictures! Thanks for taking us along!
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,236,927
Posted By CaveDave
Add the Caveclan to the list of those wishing you...

Add the Caveclan to the list of those wishing you the best. Glad to hear that all went well yesterday and looking forward to seeing you post again.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,713
Posted By CaveDave
Rodney, it sounds like you and your wife are...

Rodney, it sounds like you and your wife are having a great time. Getting the small point an shoot camera for her to snap action photos along the way is working out great! You guys have some great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,713
Posted By CaveDave
I was wondering whether you folks would end up on...

I was wondering whether you folks would end up on 81 or the parkways. The nice thing about the parkways is the beauty is a distraction from the monkey butt and the saddle time. I'm glad you guys...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,713
Posted By CaveDave
Nioce pictures! :clap Hope you and the...

Nioce pictures! :clap

Hope you and the missus have a great day! Looks like a good one for riding!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,713
Posted By CaveDave
Congratulations to you and your wife!:clap I know...

Congratulations to you and your wife!:clap I know this will turn out great. Keep us posted!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,713
Posted By CaveDave
The Blue Ridge Parkway idea sounds great! I-81,...

The Blue Ridge Parkway idea sounds great! I-81, although it goes through some beautiful areas, can be somewhat stressful, due to the volume of big rigs traveling at high rates of speed. Obviously the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,705
Posted By CaveDave
Thanks for a great RR!! West Virginia has some...

Thanks for a great RR!! West Virginia has some beautiful riding, and it looks like you and your dad found a bunch of it!
A great father and son trip.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 58,895
Posted By CaveDave
Thanks for the offer, but I have to be at...

Thanks for the offer, but I have to be at work(sucks) on Thursday. We'll be there Friday, though. See ya there!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-18-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 58,895
Posted By CaveDave
Without looking through 60some pages, what are...

Without looking through 60some pages, what are people thinking for arrival times? Is anyone going to be there Thursday night? I believe at this point, we're looking at arriving around midday on...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,791
Posted By CaveDave
I was considering something like this, but I...

I was considering something like this, but I never thought about it scratching up the tank. Thanks for the head's up, I guess I'll pass.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 58,895
Posted By CaveDave
Ok, I'm in! I'll be riding down with my...

Ok, I'm in! I'll be riding down with my computer-phobic, non-inmate riding partner, so put me down as 2. Looking forward to it!:clap
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,697
Posted By CaveDave
Done! Thanks for thinking of us!

Done! Thanks for thinking of us!
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 40,928
Posted By CaveDave
I don't know what to say other than...wow! What...

I don't know what to say other than...wow! What an amazing tale! Thanks for sharing this with us.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,127,457
Posted By CaveDave
I average 67mpg with the KLR 250, 15 tooth front...

I average 67mpg with the KLR 250, 15 tooth front sprocket on mostly secondary roads.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,127,457
Posted By CaveDave
Love the trip report JDowns! Sounds like you're...

Love the trip report JDowns! Sounds like you're having a blast. Thanks for the updates!
Forum: Face plant 02-01-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,075
Posted By CaveDave
I remember my MSF instructor asking (many moons...

I remember my MSF instructor asking (many moons ago), "What does it mean when a car has it's blinker on?"
Answer: "It means the car has it's blinker on." Beyond that don't make any assumptions.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 133,811
Posted By CaveDave
Bottom floor, second door past the bar.:freaky ...

Bottom floor, second door past the bar.:freaky



Oh, and....:lurk
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,342
Posted By CaveDave
That sucks! Heal up quick, Chris! Hope you make...

That sucks! Heal up quick, Chris! Hope you make it home for Christmas.
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