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Old 05-24-2006, 02:49 PM   #796
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You don't like silver or anything do you?? Nice bike and photos, thanks for sharing. Love the way you changed the blinkers to flush mounts and moved the location. Looks like you tied them to the horn or something since they ar on all the time now. What kind are they, they seem larger than most? Also, how did you fill in the fairing and match up the paint so well?
Sorry my friend, but I did not do any of the mods so I don't have a lot of info. I bought the bike used as is. I added the Motec Crash bars and skid plate. The previuos owner was a stock car driver and had access to a complete list of machanics and paint facilities to redo the bike with lots of little mods. Like these.

All bolts were covered.




Lights








Bar end mirrors with foam grips



He upholstered the stock seat in silver and had a Corbin also made. Corbin




What is really suprising is that none of these add on mods have been damaged by any my off road riding. The paint is a little scratched and the wheels are not as round but over all its still very good looking bike. The black markings on the tank are grease pencil notes I use for directions.

My Tank Top GPS




Sorry I wasn't much help.
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Old 05-24-2006, 07:20 PM   #797
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Old 05-24-2006, 09:16 PM   #798
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Wasabi, DUDE that is one sweet Strom !
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:01 AM   #799
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36 was definitly a highlight of the tour as was our stay in Eureka - can't wait to go back. Hope all goes well for you in the coming weeks. That red ltr. Strom at the dealer will hopefully be waiting for you!

Hey Tombababe, I'm 5'10" with a 31" inseam. Yeah, it's a tall bike but you get used to it.
5'10'' anyone in meters?????? I am 1,76 meters tall.
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:25 AM   #800
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5'10'' anyone in meters?????? I am 1,76 meters tall.

5'10"= 1.78m

1.76m= 5'9"

31" inseam = .79m

Does that help?
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:26 AM   #801
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5'10" = 1.778 meters
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Old 05-28-2006, 08:52 AM   #802
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Old 05-28-2006, 10:45 AM   #803
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i'm no dakar racer...
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Old 05-28-2006, 11:01 AM   #804
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Talking a new one of mine..

heres another up-to-date shot... test loading my wee for the big trip...


and this one is a sunset pic at Betty's, with JJMSP's bike in the foreground



and....that silver seat looks nice!!!

as far as the seat height, the fuzzy cover helps make it taller, but with me being 6'2", with a 37" inseam... the bike still doesnt feel tall enough
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Old 05-28-2006, 12:59 PM   #805
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Got rid of the hidious stickers and went this way to fill the space!
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Are those Givi side cases??
Like the pirate look. All you need now is a Flying Spaghetti Monster...
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Old 05-28-2006, 01:21 PM   #806
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Old 05-29-2006, 01:17 AM   #807
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Very comfortable for all 850 miles. By far the best long-haul bike I've ever owned. Unfortunately, it was unseasonably cold last night. It was 50 even in Needles, CA and was into the upper twenties at sunrise when I arrived here in the mountains. Saw some elk, some coyote, some deer and a few snakes, bunnies and squirrels. Didn't hit any of them .
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Old 05-29-2006, 02:59 AM   #808
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. Saw some elk, some coyote, some deer and a few snakes, bunnies and squirrels. Didn't hit any of them .
Keep trying, you will improve and get something eventually.

Nice photo's BTW
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:12 AM   #809
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5'10"= 1.78m

1.76m= 5'9"

31" inseam = .79m

Does that help?
thank you guys!!! you must be a teacher. I got it right away
so you are almost as tiny little person like me...
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:16 AM   #810
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Keep trying, you will improve and get something eventually.

Nice photo's BTW
hey, and then what did you eat? vegetables? no wild meat...
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