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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,846,503
Posted By Rovas
Gravel seeker, Many thanks for sharing the...

Gravel seeker, Many thanks for sharing the lessons learned.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
What kind of crystal ball do y'all use to find...

What kind of crystal ball do y'all use to find these places? I guess I need to take a class in Google Maps bec I don't know how y'all do it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,846,503
Posted By Rovas
BMW Oil?

Good info. I'm about to do an oil change as well. My last oil change was done by BMW during the 12k check-up. Is there oil Dino or Synthetic? I don't have any probs shifting, though "clunkier" than...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
Mr. RustySpokes, well played ... and nice bike.

Mr. RustySpokes, well played ... and nice bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,592
Posted By Rovas
Thanks for sharing this adventure. A buddy and I...

Thanks for sharing this adventure. A buddy and I are planning a 3-day trip in late Sept over a lot of these same roads, and appreciate the heads up. That "Last Dollar Road", is that the dirt road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By Rovas
Brown eye, Many thanks for the info. Need the...

Brown eye, Many thanks for the info. Need the pants before I go on trip and will check them out. bg
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By Rovas
What about Dual Sport riding, mix of on and off...

What about Dual Sport riding, mix of on and off road (Forrest roads). I like the denim pants look but want the pad protection.... Any ideas? I've got a jacket. Got a trip planned in Sep in S. CO. Thx...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 49,413
Posted By Rovas
Been a while since a reply but thanks for the...

Been a while since a reply but thanks for the great info (im catching up!). Thinking of getting one of these 2 "for my 12 yr old daughter" so the Honda would make more sense for her, but I'd prob...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 711,969
Posted By Rovas
PiJil-question?

http://s275.photobucket.com/user/PiJiL/media/Bikes/Suzuki/Thinstrom/image_zpsc01fb57b.jpg.html

Hey, what type fender u have on this ride? Nice! Bg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
Hey guys, sorry to be a"lurker" here right now....

Hey guys, sorry to be a"lurker" here right now. My Reserve unit got activated and I'm enjoying the summer in the sand. Planning on tagging some sights when I get back in the fall. Till then, keep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
Begins with an "N". Sorry no pixs to...

Begins with an "N". Sorry no pixs to confirm.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
My bad, just read the rules about posting pic w...

My bad, just read the rules about posting pic w reply. That area is my stomping ground, I should know this brewery (pathetic!). Have another guess but will abide. bg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,580
Views: 418,435
Posted By Rovas
Is that the brewery in Boulder, kinda hidden off...

Is that the brewery in Boulder, kinda hidden off the beaten path from the main tourist area ( have to cut thru some industrial parking lots) where the locals hang out? Only been there once after a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,488
Posted By Rovas
Hey Doc, good post. Need to go riding sometime...

Hey Doc, good post. Need to go riding sometime (I'm up in B-field). What other mods have you done to yr ride? I have an '05 Dakar and thinking of an LED taillight so more visible on street. Enjoy....
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15,659
Views: 1,846,503
Posted By Rovas
Airwaves, you don't happen to have any side...

Airwaves, you don't happen to have any side plates? When bought my bike, never had them. Not real important, but wouldn't mind finding a pair. How much for the cases? I'll try to PM you. Thanks Bill
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,828
Posted By Rovas
Great area!

Alcan, Nice report. I live right down the road from you in Broomfield. I've done that route 30 times and it never gets old. The Fall is outstanding. We'll have to get a ride together when I get back...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Rovas
Pick a spot, its all good. I'm going on a...

Pick a spot, its all good. I'm going on a weekend-er starting the end of May from Den to the Ouray/Durango/Telluride area (thru Gunnison) but I don't think you can pick a bad route. It your staying...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,656
Posted By Rovas
Very Nice. Good info. I'll be following you as...

Very Nice. Good info. I'll be following you as well. I just got mine, '05, and have some work to do on it, but nothing to this level. Curious, what kind of top case mount do you have and how do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Rovas
Many Thanks to all. I know of all the accolades...

Many Thanks to all. I know of all the accolades of the GS, just doing my research. Appreciate all your candor and hopefully will be reporting my own experiences myself. Kinda thinking of a '00-'01 as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By Rovas
Thoughts on a GS 1150 ...

Looking for another bike and always wanted a BM'er. I heard (numerous times from GS owners and others) the 1150 GS was the best bike for the buck (still love 1200's and 1100's). Are there any years...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,573
Posted By Rovas
We also went to Sturgis on my Wee, a liter Strom...

We also went to Sturgis on my Wee, a liter Strom and a KLR 650. Great time, lots of day trips, not many other bikes like ours other than custom Harleys. Got caught in the big thunder storm like...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,488
Posted By Rovas
Gravehunter, I like the Kawa fender. I think...

Gravehunter, I like the Kawa fender. I think i'll start playing with that one now. Looks more natural. Have you figured out a way to clamp it on? THanks. bg
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,488
Posted By Rovas
I started playing with it after my last post and...

I started playing with it after my last post and will probably go this route - keep the stock fender for the protection it offers. I'm still working on the front mount. I need to study that thread...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,488
Posted By Rovas
I've done everything but hard mount it. Here's...

I've done everything but hard mount it. Here's the look I'll probably go with right now. You can make the fender longer or shorter, just depends on how you like it. I'm going to experiment with...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,488
Posted By Rovas
Duck, cool thread on the "Thin-Wee". I've...

Duck,
cool thread on the "Thin-Wee". I've already decided this route as soon as I break all that plastic up front. Lots of good info to study.

Gravehunter.
I got down to the local,...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 33,488
Posted By Rovas
Very Nice. That's the best hi-fender mod I've...

Very Nice. That's the best hi-fender mod I've seen. Ive actually been playing around with this idea for 2 weeks now and appreciate your detailed report. I'll probably start on mine next weekend....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,181
Posted By Rovas
I had the same dilemma, GS650 vs. DL650. After...

I had the same dilemma, GS650 vs. DL650. After riding both bikes several times, I went with the K650 05 V-Strom and haven't regretted it. I still like the GS's but it just wasn't as nice on the...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,675
Posted By Rovas
I have the Dan Vesel skid plate and SWmoto crash...

I have the Dan Vesel skid plate and SWmoto crash bars and love them. I also ride the CO mountain passes and have learned my lesson when I didn't have a skid plate on Rollingsville Pass. The Dan...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,265
Posted By Rovas
I too like the Greek pan, but it agree it seems...

I too like the Greek pan, but it agree it seems pretty expensive. For the $$, i'd prob go with the SW Motech for my bike. I would like to see somemore pixs of the Hyde plate from more of a...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By Rovas
Fly-weights and speeder-springs. Its that...

Fly-weights and speeder-springs. Its that simple. My bike corrected itself as well.
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 711,969
Posted By Rovas
Finally pulled the trigger on a 650K5

I got real lucky and got a really clean, red K5 cheap. Everyone keeps asking if it is new. Came with handguards, heated grips, centerstand and crash bars. I doubt it if the bike ever seen a dusty...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By Rovas
RIVRUNR, any luck with the Y-Strom and finding a...

RIVRUNR, any luck with the Y-Strom and finding a dealer? I'm looking in Denver, C-Springs and Boulder and have the impression it is going to take some haggling to get it for $6k and taxes out the...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 64,583
Posted By Rovas
Any known problems with them yet

Since you guys have been riding the Scramblers around, have you found any problems with the bikes that a Newbie might want to know? Some Wee-stroms have "ticking" noises and EFI probs, GS650's have...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By Rovas
DL 650 vs. 1000

I'm in a similar predicament. I'm on a '82 Spectre 750 now and am strongly considering the V-strom as my next bike. Just not sure whether the 650 or 1000? I do mostly weekend riding, at altitude...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 136,836
Posted By Rovas
your a twisted bird but I like your prose. I'm...

your a twisted bird but I like your prose. I'm in the same predicament myself. Happy New Year to all. bb
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 100,314
Views: 19,275,592
Posted By Rovas
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 100,314
Views: 19,275,592
Posted By Rovas
P.S. You sound like my older Brother! fREAKY....

P.S. You sound like my older Brother! fREAKY. SEE you next yr. Bill
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 100,314
Views: 19,275,592
Posted By Rovas
Many Thanks. Will respond when have the new ride...

Many Thanks. Will respond when have the new ride and looking for the "usual adjustments". Merry Christmas. Bill
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