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Forum: Beasts 02-10-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
EK chain & Steel sprockets

I've had good luck with an EK chain. It's an X-ring, I think... About $100. Sprockets are steel but I can't recall the brand (Sun-Metal or something like that). Changed over to a 45T rear and may...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 843,221
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Top of the World Hwy

Excellent thread... Keep those photos coming! :clap

From my June 2002 Alaska adventure:

http://people.delphiforums.com/art1100/ToWHwy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,586
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Paging Snowrider...

Dunno how many he's got but he's been just about everywhere once and some places twice on his DR. I'd always been kicking around the idea of a dual-sport and after reading his AK trip report, I...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,593
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
BT020s+Gravel= Buttcheek Squeeze

I hear ya, Grainbelt! I had them on my ST1100 (all 710# plus another 70 of gear) when I rode the Top of the World Hwy back in '02... At least I wasn't wrestling with a GL1500 (carrying at least as...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,593
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
A German out back & French up front

I've had good results with a Tourance rear & Anakee front... My Wee currently has 35k miles on and I've been running this set-up for over half those miles. 95% tarmac and 5% hard-pack gravel and...
Forum: Alaska 01-06-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 11,717
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
4 Here Please!

Paul,

Wheeldog mentioned over on the MTF this was last call for the AK stickers. Would you be so kind as to set aside 4 oval stickers for The Ohio Boys?? My dad & I rode up there (stayed at...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Chicken Wanderings

Thanks for posting the pics & video. I checked out your video from Chicken and ended up ordering Evan Phillips' CD. Cool tunes... Pretty sure a few tracks will end up on my mp3!

I consider...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,764
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Mileage check

24-months... 30k miles and hasn't missed a beat.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-01-2006, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,368,528
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
That's some really good mileage... My wee is an...

That's some really good mileage... My wee is an '04 which has 30k miles and the Ohio riding season's certainly longer than your's there in the GWN! I was on track for a 20k mile season last year...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Ride both ways!!

[quote=sherco]7. am I a pussy for not riding both ways[quote]

Short answer? Yes! Just kidding... Sort of. I considered the ferry when I rode up there in '02... Glad I didn't do it, though. It was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,368,528
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Bluhduh 430km/tank... I wish!

Maybe if you ride it like a little, old lady... Best I've seen with mine was 390km and that was on the tail end of a BBG. I was so tired, I could barely go over 100kph! :lol3

At typical Hooligan...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,095
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Thumb 28k miles on my '04 Wee

Nowhere near what I'd like it to be but my riding has slowed down somewhat since this lil' feller came along last Sept...http://people.delphiforums.com/ART1100/grinninIan.JPG

Notice the right...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Damn, that's funny!! :poser

Damn, that's funny!! :poser
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,004
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Wicked Let's ride some Sunday...

Oh dude, we so need to get together for a ride in Hocking Hills sometime... Me thinks you'll be surprised how hard that Wee Strom will spank it thru the twisties!! :D It's stoopid quick in the really...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,173
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
[quote=birdawg]If it had better wind protection...

[quote=birdawg]If it had better wind protection for my legs I would ride on colder days.quote]

Try adding a set of tank panniers... I've got a set on my DR650 and they seem to block some of the...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 270,941
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Hiya, Jack!! :wave

Hiya, Jack!! :wave
Forum: Canada 02-18-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 270,941
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Laugh I like the way you think!!

http://people.delphiforums.com/ART1100/hack7.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,265
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
I joined about a month after you did, my...

I joined about a month after you did, my friend... Just because I'm not a post-whore does't mean I'm uninformed. Maybe it's because I'm busy actually riding??

Hey GSDude... I like all bikes,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,562
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Wow... Maybe they'll offer an option for a diesel...

Wow... Maybe they'll offer an option for a diesel engine and it'll cost 3x what a DR-Z does!! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,265
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Puke I wannabe a brand-loyal retard, too!

Nah, it looks like an R1150GS... But that's not the point! :asshat Seems like the original point of this thread was comparing the 650 V-Strom and the Kawaski KLR 650... But then you came in spewing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,265
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
I agree... I don't have the skills or the bank...

I agree... I don't have the skills or the bank account-LOL! The DL650's a BHP (Big Heavy Pig) off-road and that's why I now have an '02 DR650 in my garage, too! :D

I tried the 650GS and it was a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,265
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Bluhduh My bike's better than your bike!

Oooooh, I'm impressed! Your one-line replies smack of immaturity... 'The F650's the best' Why?? Because that's what *you* ride, right?? Of course it is, how silly of me! :lol3

Now, it's your...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,116
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
If the bumps & bruises from a high-side isn't a...

If the bumps & bruises from a high-side isn't a good excuse for Vicodin, I don't know what is!! :1drink

Take care & heal fast, creeper!
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,265
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Based on what?? Have you ever ridden a DL650?!!

Based on what?? Have you ever ridden a DL650?!!
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Bluhduh Chrome (or personality) don't get ya home!!

I don't know about the Tiger having more personality than a V-Strom but I can say after trying a friend's '03 Tiger awhile back it reminded me of riding something from the late 80's... Weak...
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2006, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Question Why not the 650 V-Strom??!

I got mine May '04... Currently has 28k miles on and haven't had any problems. Well, except not enough time to ride it! :wink: I came off an ST1100 when I got my Wee Strom and can honestly say I...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,374
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
28k Miles & Counting...

Nothing other than the usual... Tires every now & then. One set of sprockets & a chain. Change oil every 5-8k miles and gas in the tank every 200, or so. Longest trip to date was a run from Columbus,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Eek Wow, a whole 50 miles??!

The experience I had on a DR-Z was a short demo... It was OK up to about an indicated 64mph (103-kph) but was extremely buzzy above that. Perhaps this buzziness subsides once the engine's broken in??...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
6006's on my DR650...

I've had them on my DR for about 500-miles. Rear's starting to show some wear because I ride about an hour on pavement to get to the trails. Excellent off-road performance, decent lean angles on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,889
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Man, that fookin' sux.. BTDT meself! Hope things...

Man, that fookin' sux.. BTDT meself! Hope things are lookin' up for you soon, mate! :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,889
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,618
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Laugh DR650, eh??!

Yer not on the crack rock but prolly won't be wanting to go over 100-kph on the 400; whereas, you can do an easy 120 kilcs per hour on the 6-fiddy! I just had the opportunity to take my DR650...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2006, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Sure, why not?? This guy did-...

Sure, why not?? This guy did- http://www.bsu.edu/web/00amleduc/iba/UCC1.htm

Personally, I'd rather take my Wee Strom on a UCC ride but I'm sure my DR650 would be more fun on the Dalton Hwy.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,723
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Wink Those ROX look good!!

Nice lookin' farkel, Mr. G!! Whatcha want for the up & back Gen-Mars, though?? I'm smokin' on putting the 1" up G-Mars on my DR that I currently have on my Wee Strom. Would like to give the up &...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 102,911
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Bluhduh OK, so it's not going to win any beauty contests!

I wasn't too keen on the DL's looks either... I remember the first few months I owned it, I'd walk outside after work for the ride home, look at it and say to myself, "I got rid of a sweet lookin',...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 102,911
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Anyone heard if they're importing this Stateside...

http://www.aprilia.com/models03/adventure/eng/modello.phtml?id=92#

The Pegaso looks like an interesting ADV bike. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 102,911
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Question I own (and really like!) a DR but may I suggest...

It's interesting that you've dismissed the 650 V-Strom... FWIW, I think it'd be an excellent choice for the riding you've described!! I bought mine in 5/04 and have 28k miles on it. It's one of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,595
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
As Peter Griffin would say...

Friggin' sweet, man!! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,468
Posted By V-Strom Hooligan
Cool2 Middle ground... Really depends upon who's riding it!

I own both a DL & DR 650... I've had the wEE Strom for a year and a half and have logged about 28k miles, most of which is LDR. I've had the DL on some forest roads, dirt/gravel and even once took it...
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