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Forum: Beasts 07-17-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By Clarkman
Congratulations! For 2500 bucks, that's a total...

Congratulations! For 2500 bucks, that's a total score. Cool neighbor too.

There's a thread somewhere of a guy who hit 250k miles on his Strom, so they'll go and go and go. 60k is nothing.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,300
Posted By Clarkman
I've got the DL1k, and have totally grown to love...

I've got the DL1k, and have totally grown to love it. And yes, it's black - the best color. You have a good eye...

The thing is, I'm at the point where I could totally afford another bike, but...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Clarkman
I was up in that general area last year, and on...

I was up in that general area last year, and on the way south we stopped and camped at the Lolo Hot Springs, and really had a great time. The campsites aren't bad, and they even have little cabins...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Clarkman
I was in Bozeman last year on a trip and couldnt...

I was in Bozeman last year on a trip and couldnt believe how much the mom & pop motels were. We went into one place and it was 85 bucks for what would typically be about $45... I'm not picky...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,236
Posted By Clarkman
Excellent question. This same thing happened to...

Excellent question. This same thing happened to me when I was in Arkansas (I live in New Mexico), and the dealer thought it might be piston slap... I said "that sucks" and then rode it home,...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Clarkman
He's not kidding. Living here in New Mexico, I've...

He's not kidding. Living here in New Mexico, I've ridden in a lot of crosswinds and it scared the shit out of me with the stock bars. They were just flexy, like they were delivered al dente... I got...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,756
Posted By Clarkman
Me too. I got the ProTaper ATV Mid, and it...

Me too. I got the ProTaper ATV Mid, and it totally got rid of the noodly feeling. It was more beneficial to me than the forkbrace, which I have. I could sit on the bike (while stopped..), and flex...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,302
Posted By Clarkman
I would echo what an earlier poster said about a...

I would echo what an earlier poster said about a tent with a big vestibule. When camping off the bike there's always something you want to have close, but not bring in the tent - and a bigass...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,505
Posted By Clarkman
I'm looking at this jacket too -- and I'm eager...

I'm looking at this jacket too -- and I'm eager to hear some reports! It looks like it'd be a nice touring jacket, and I like the fact that the styling is somewhat subdued. I'm sort of looking at the...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 229,541
Posted By Clarkman
Rev'It Sirocco

Hi Anthony,

I was curious if you guys would be recieving another shipment of Rev'It Sirocco jackets any time soon? I sort of have a hankerin' for the light grey/silver jacket in XL, but it looks...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Posted By Clarkman
http://www.steepandcheap.com/ kind of an...

http://www.steepandcheap.com/

kind of an interesting concept, and if you check regularly you can find some killer deals. I have it saved as a favorite, and check it every so often at work when...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,953
Posted By Clarkman
I have a Vee, and have felt it. What helped me...

I have a Vee, and have felt it. What helped me the most (and I've got the forks raised, and have a Superbrace) - but what helped me the most was new handlebars. The stock bars are like al dente...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By Clarkman
I'll admit I've felt that way on my Vee -- but I...

I'll admit I've felt that way on my Vee -- but I got new handlebars (the Protaper ATV Mid's) and it helped a TON. The original bars were like spaghetti noodles, so it felt like the bike was always...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,403
Posted By Clarkman
21? Dude, get the Wee... You're in a nasty...

21? Dude, get the Wee... You're in a nasty demographic and any a bigger bike would kick your ass insurance wise. I think you can do better than 5k too if you looked around. Shit, I got an 05 Vee...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,960
Posted By Clarkman
I just ordered the ATV Mid (apparently there's...

I just ordered the ATV Mid (apparently there's about 1/2 inch of difference between the two) and they show up Wed. If you don't mind - I'm thinking of taking pics of my install and post up in this...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9,247
Views: 3,625,949
Posted By Clarkman
Posting pics with a buzz is fun! Raindrops...

Posting pics with a buzz is fun!

Raindrops keep fallin' on my Strom... Just like the thing they say in that one f'ing song.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,626
Posted By Clarkman
+1. I don't even need anything, but shit, now it...

+1. I don't even need anything, but shit, now it looks like I'm going to be ordering something from Atomic Moto just because Brian is so cool. The new light grey Dakars are sweet...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,403
Posted By Clarkman
I'm not trying to brag, but my dick is like soooo...

I'm not trying to brag, but my dick is like soooo much bigger than yours.
:puke1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,419
Posted By Clarkman
Moto-authority rules

Just picked up a SET of Anakee's for my Vee for 225 bucks. That's for both the front and rear. Great deal. He could get the Tourance for ~250 a set, and that's a great deal too. 20 bucks to mount...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,111
Posted By Clarkman
Bump

Bump for a seriously cool ride report/video. I actually stumbled onto this video I'd downloaded a longgg time ago, then went and found the RR.

Definitely worth a watch. It makes me want to get...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By Clarkman
http://www.stromtrooper.com/forums/forumdisplay.ph...

http://www.stromtrooper.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=57

Blair is all over Stromtrooper. I've bought a couple things from him and he's solid. Got everything very fast and couldnt ask for much...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 425,218
Posted By Clarkman
From the Shinko website - they're listing the...

From the Shinko website - they're listing the radials, with the expected price increase...

http://www.shinkotireusa.com/product/product.php?id=63

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The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 164,891
Posted By Clarkman
Impressive dude - 6 posts and you've already made...

Impressive dude - 6 posts and you've already made my ignore list. I think you should check out JoMomma - you'd totally fit in down there.
:puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,006
Posted By Clarkman
I was in my car and saw some dipshits on...

I was in my car and saw some dipshits on sportbikes doing the "legs down at all times in a parking lot" thing, and I don't get it. It must be a showing off thing, because there's no way they're that...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,370
Posted By Clarkman
+1 I like it the way it is now - adios F800, and...

+1 I like it the way it is now - adios F800, and all of the other beasts can mix and mingle like we used to.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,637
Posted By Clarkman
I love Top Gear. Just saw this on Wikipedia (i...

I love Top Gear. Just saw this on Wikipedia (i know, I know, but this sounds actually sounds somewhat legit), and Leno makes a good point about how BBC is publicly funded and any American show would...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,916
Posted By Clarkman
Please go buy a Nickleback CD. Please... ...

Please go buy a Nickleback CD.

Please...
:puke1
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,120
Posted By Clarkman
Ugly?

I don't get it how all these guys keep saying the Strom isnt a chick magnet... Have you seen the black Stroms? They look pimp! (disclaimer, I have a black Strom.) And seriously, how many times...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,253
Posted By Clarkman
You're in a good position. If you feel put off...

You're in a good position. If you feel put off by how some dealer treats you, you can always tell them you're willing to buy a used bike from an individual or something... Their attitude will...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,103
Posted By Clarkman
Dude, the black Vees will make the ho's go wild. ...

Dude, the black Vees will make the ho's go wild. They're sexy, and if you name your bike Beyonce like I did, chicks get riled up. A little "ya know, I could give you a ride sometime. She's pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By Clarkman
I was 3 sentences into your first post and...

I was 3 sentences into your first post and thought to myself "sucker hole". When I first graduated college I worked as an insurance adjuster, and we used to take statements on accidents and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,947
Posted By Clarkman
Dude, those horns are badass!!! This might be a...

Dude, those horns are badass!!! This might be a front page nominee. That's the coolest shit Ever!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,014
Posted By Clarkman
Come on, seriously. This is Beasts! Shouldnt...

Come on, seriously. This is Beasts! Shouldnt someone have told him he should get a Wee-strom by now? I'm seriously disappointed in this thread.
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,866
Posted By Clarkman
This is a kick ass ride report.

This is a kick ass ride report.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,753
Posted By Clarkman
One little sidenote that I think is really cool,...

One little sidenote that I think is really cool, is that after they did LWR, Ewan McGregor actually ended up adopting one of those girls from the orphanage in Mongolia. I'm not gonna get all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,753
Posted By Clarkman
Amen. And just a warning to ADV's newer members:...

Amen. And just a warning to ADV's newer members: stay out of Jo Mama. Its the worst thing ever. It's the blistery herpes sore on the lip of ADV. :puke1

Oh, and I liked both LWR and LWD, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,787
Posted By Clarkman
I think it's funny that you mentioned that she...

I think it's funny that you mentioned that she drove a Lexus... I was an insurance adjuster for 3 yrs (mostly injury claims -- worst job EVER) and every single time there was someone involved that...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,731
Posted By Clarkman
yeah, I'd say no thanks. Older stroms are...

yeah, I'd say no thanks. Older stroms are notorious for that shudder too, and I wouldnt even want to risk it. I think the 2002 had the wonky windscreen too. I'd check out the classifieds here on...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,706
Posted By Clarkman
I had some sony earbuds that I really liked, but...

I had some sony earbuds that I really liked, but the flanges fell off or I lost them or whatever. So I bought some cheapass JVC earbuds from wal-mart for like 12 bucks, and they didnt sound bad -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,989
Posted By Clarkman
WTF is this guy?! That shit fried my brain, but...

WTF is this guy?! That shit fried my brain, but it did remind me of when I was 13 or something and we used to outrun the cops on 3 wheelers.

Me and a buddy each had a 3 wheeler, mine was a 110...
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