Striking Viking bumming the world (On the road again)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by strikingviking, May 11, 2004.

  1. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    A total of 10,000 square feet of undulating aluminum.
  2. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Putting it together.
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    Support frames handmade in jiggs for precision fit.
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    Jesse Luggage on it's way to happy motocyclist around the world.
  5. westnash

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    What type of top box is that you got and why did you decide not to get a Jesse version? How much fuel capacity will you now have and what type of tank set up is that?
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    Here's a thread I started when I mounted an Ohlins on my F650Dakar. :1drink

    Ohlins Dakar Thread
  7. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    cavebiker Old School Adventurer

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    O wow! I’m sure you won’t get any orders from that overview (sarcasm). :wink:
    I can feel my heart racing in anticipation of the read.

    Hey SV what are you thinking now? Do you have any major concerns for your first few days out, bike prep. or route? Keep us posted and keep it between the ditches.
  9. cRAsH

    cRAsH Banned

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    Ordered mine! :thumb

    Best of luck to you, SV. We'll be anxiously waiting for your reports and, uh, ... pics. :evil
  10. bmwblake

    bmwblake upside down parker

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    that's a killer description.

    couldn't help but place an order. good luck and happy travels SV.
  11. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    The description got me too :)
    ...and hoping the funds help you continue your adventure.
    Can't wait to read it!

    Cheers,
    Edward
  12. strikingviking

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    A truck arrived today at the GUILTY store with a load of books. This was my first chance to see the finished product. Very interesting--a culmination of a life long dream. The publisher did a nice job. And thank you all for the support.
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    Ok, I orderd one too. But it was only to support you, and get another book. This thing might keep going. We buy books to support your travels and you keep writing them. It's perfect for a dreamer like me.
  14. strikingviking

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    Readers will have to decide if the book is well written or not but I can assure you it is far from boring. Half the people on my website have never sat on a bike. If I can lure them into our world, that's half the game.

    BTW-We are having a book signing this Thursday night at the Palm Springs Street Fair. If you live in the area, ride on over and say howdy. It will be at the Kickstand Bar and Grille on the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Amado Road, seven to ten.
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    That's the purple, not lavender magic carpet about to haul my bike to Tokyo.
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    Are you buying the beer??? :freaky :lol3
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    Installing the modiified snorkel to accomodate the Touratech tanks.
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    We had to do some serious machining to make the handlebars fit with heated grips and Acerbis handguards.
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    Jimmy's custom ABS guard.
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    Master mechanics putting on their final touches.