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Old 07-31-2010, 01:04 PM   #796
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At least 1 madstad bracket.
Nope I set her straight with a vise and some channel locks. Just gotta buff out some scratches on the headlight fairing, the windshield is a tad scratched, the mirrors are bent down a tad but they still function fine. My crash bars are a little whomperjawed but that's what they're there for.

About the worst thing to come of it was my left side case was full of beer and half of em burst from all the excitement . If a cop had been up there he'd probably tried to write me up based solely on what he smelled
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Old 07-31-2010, 01:20 PM   #797
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Nope I set her straight with a vise and some channel locks. Just gotta buff out some scratches on the headlight fairing, the windshield is a tad scratched, the mirrors are bent down a tad but they still function fine. My crash bars are a little whomperjawed but that's what they're there for.

About the worst thing to come of it was my left side case was full of beer and half of em burst from all the excitement . If a cop had been up there he'd probably tried to write me up based solely on what he smelled
That would explain the "tree" trying to grab your sidecase.
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Old 08-02-2010, 05:53 AM   #798
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Old 08-02-2010, 06:03 AM   #799
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Not very far from the road, but off road though.
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Old 08-02-2010, 06:58 AM   #800
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Not very far from the road, but off road though.
Wow...... beautiful photgraph worthy of framing.
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Old 08-02-2010, 07:51 AM   #801
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Old 08-30-2010, 10:37 AM   #802
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Caught a downed tree on the side of the trail with my sidecase, knocked me sideways and I high-sided. Stood up and turned around there she was just like this...front wheel still spoolin down

This is my favorite V-Strom pic of all time!
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Old 08-30-2010, 01:07 PM   #803
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Here's mine. Somewhere in WA.


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Old 08-30-2010, 02:31 PM   #804
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If anyone knows of "The Spot", here's my '04DL1K at the summit of what I'm calling Mount St. Spot (the first hill).
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:15 AM   #805
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Every Pass we tried was snowed in. We were trying to get over the Mtn to Ouray with no luck. They have not cleared the passes yet. But don't be fooled it was still quite the challenge.

I went over Engineer and Imogene. You should be happy the passes were still closed.... The hard parts are at the top, the stuff around the bottom to middle tricks you into thinking it'll be a piece of cake the whole way
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Old 08-31-2010, 05:32 PM   #806
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I went over Engineer and Imogene. You should be happy the passes were still closed.... The hard parts are at the top, the stuff around the bottom to middle tricks you into thinking it'll be a piece of cake the whole way


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Old 09-01-2010, 09:07 AM   #807
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Some ATV trail in northern Maine on my way back from the TLH this weekend... unfortunately every pic I took is blurry
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Old 09-01-2010, 11:15 AM   #808
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New Mexico?
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Old 09-01-2010, 02:32 PM   #809
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В России В-Стромы сильно распространены? Популярны?

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Old 09-02-2010, 03:32 AM   #810
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