The V-Strom Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by Jamie, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. NHTOTEROAD

    NHTOTEROAD Been here awhile

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    Did you ride Bear Notch Road, about 10 miles east of the pass? Lots of nice twisties.
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  2. RedEX

    RedEX NeverSatisfied

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    Yes I did! Actually it was because it was described as a "seasonal" road, which here in Michigan means an unmaintained dirt road / forest service road. I couldn't find a lot in that area, in the way of dirt, although I did venture down Tripoli Rd for a bit. I "aborted the mission" when I realized I might not get back to Mt. Washington before the cut-off though.
  3. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    Went on our anniversary trip last week, of course I took my Strom, " it always goes with me " had great weather in Shenandoah NP and put 250 miles on her, she passed 47,000 trouble free miles.


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    Out of over 25 motorcycles in my 41 yrs of riding it's by far my favorite bike.
  4. enduro gorilla

    enduro gorilla Been here awhile

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    What is your favorite thing about the Vstrom.
  5. gary_a_gooner

    gary_a_gooner LOST

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    That sounds like a great trip. I’m only doing weekends with my Glee but really want to plan something for next year. I mention VT before, but now you’ve got me keen on NH. Did you do a lot of trails? Or a mix?
  6. RedEX

    RedEX NeverSatisfied

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    There was so much to see, I barely scratched the surface- put in some big miles so it was about 99% pavement. The first day was 704 miles, the day I returned was 866 miles. Trip total was something over 2800.
    I do know that around Gorham, NH, where I stayed a few days, there is plenty of off-roading, and ATVs are allowed on roadways in certain areas. The White Mountains are very impressive, and I'm thinking of returning next summer to do some tent-camping. :ricky
  7. gary_a_gooner

    gary_a_gooner LOST

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    Some pics from today’s ride c/o iPhone 11 Pro.

    High Point State Park
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    Finally visited Hawks Nest
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    Stone Church in Cragsmoor
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    Best ride I’ve done. Covered close to 250 miles. Back by 3p and then played tennis for 2 hours.
  8. Scubawerx

    Scubawerx Scubawerx

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    No picture but I'm looking for a reasonably priced 2014 Vstrom 1000 set up for a taller (6'-4") rider. Would do a fly-n-ride if located within 1000 miles of Georgia.
  9. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    Well.... it's reliable, smooth, effortless to ride, last tank got 65.6 mpg ( in Shenandoah 2 up ), goes as well on a forest service road as it does on gravel, as it does on 2 lane, as it does on the super slab, other than the air filter easy and cheap to maintain, lots of after market support, I can meet the Sheriff doing 75-80 in a 55 and he don't even look at me......so unassuming I suppose, quiet, ........that's it I guess...
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  10. joelee

    joelee Adventurer

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  11. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    @gary_a_gooner while you were touring the NW corner of NJ, I held down the SE corner! East Point Lighthouse on the Delaware Bay

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  12. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    My visit to Hawks Nest a few months ago.
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  13. fly2hi96

    fly2hi96 Adventurer

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  14. pixilated

    pixilated Been here awhile

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  15. RedEX

    RedEX NeverSatisfied

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    I've been to Hawk's Nest a couple of times, but these pics you guys put up didn't look familiar. Oooh! Different "Hawk's Nest!" The one I went to was in West Virginia. (It's a state park there.)
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  16. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    @RedEX this Hawks Nest is in Port Jervis, NY
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  17. RedEX

    RedEX NeverSatisfied

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    M.S., that shot of your bike and the Africa Twin, at sunset, is exceptional!
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  18. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    @RedEX, Thank you! I'll pass that on to my friend who took the picture. All I can claim is riding & parking there!
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  19. XTreme

    XTreme Mucho Macho

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    More from Spain!

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  20. snobear

    snobear Been here awhile

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    Narrow Hills in Northern Saskatchewan

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