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Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,925
Posted By Slaghammer
Based on all your criteria mentioned, I'd suggest...

Based on all your criteria mentioned, I'd suggest looking for a low mileage, lightly used V Strom 1000. With your budget of $8k, shouldn't be a problem at all. I mention the 1000 instead of the 650...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,213
Posted By Slaghammer
:eek1 Acid party in the design studio ??

:eek1 Acid party in the design studio ??
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Slaghammer
Question for designers of Air Pants

Can someone please explain to me why hot weather mesh air pants are designed with the cool weather / waterproof liner ON THE INSIDE ? I must be missing something here...

If I start a ride in...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Slaghammer
GW, was going to advise based on your warning...

GW, was going to advise based on your warning about incorrect torque spec of 72ft. lbs.

Believe you we're advising 60 or so??
Forum: Road Warriors 03-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,742
Posted By Slaghammer
Common misconception is that all Adventure style...

Common misconception is that all Adventure style bikes are bought to go off road to some extent or to at least look the part.

What a lot of people don't seem to understand is that a lot of us buy...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,579
Posted By Slaghammer
Scott, you've got the picture and thanks for...

Scott,

you've got the picture and thanks for the reply. This is just my yearly rant when I bring out the warm weather gear and now that I'm in the market for new Mesh pants.

Actually, Antioch...
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,579
Posted By Slaghammer
Scott, a bit off topic but can you advise why...

Scott, a bit off topic but can you advise why summer use mesh pant manufacturers put the damn liner on the INSIDE of the pants ?? They say the liner is used for chilly mornings or possible...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-05-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,820
Posted By Slaghammer
As mentioned in an earlier reply, a Mustang seat...

As mentioned in an earlier reply, a Mustang seat with drivers backrest makes a comfortable ride ! Add highway pegs and set the bars with required risers and your good to go.

Had my Vulcan Classic...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 86,978
Posted By Slaghammer
It's similar to the Adventure style from Madstad...

It's similar to the Adventure style from Madstad and offers MUCH more protection than stock shield.

Actually transferred it over from my DL1000.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 86,978
Posted By Slaghammer
Just about done setting up my 14 Adventure... ...

Just about done setting up my 14 Adventure...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/IMG_0339.jpg (http://s14.photobucket.com/user/SLAGHAMMER/media/IMG_0339.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,080
Posted By Slaghammer
www.ezdetailbrush.com...

www.ezdetailbrush.com (http://www.ezdetailbrush.com)


and no, it's not the same as a bottle brush
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By Slaghammer
Had a Russell on my 1000 but just ordered a seat...

Had a Russell on my 1000 but just ordered a seat from Terry Adcox this morning for the new 650. Spoke with him and came away with a good feeling about how his seat will compare.

Same basic shape...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,967
Posted By Slaghammer
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Road Warriors 12-11-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,622
Posted By Slaghammer
Might want to check out insurance cost of each...

Might want to check out insurance cost of each before deciding.

Could be quite a difference. :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,747
Posted By Slaghammer
Battery is toast. Had the exact same situation...

Battery is toast. Had the exact same situation and found the 12 volts was just a " surface charge " with no real CCA(?) to back it up.:cry

Replaced it and all was well.
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,097
Posted By Slaghammer
Check out www.ctek.com (http://www.ctek.com) ...

Check out www.ctek.com (http://www.ctek.com)

I picked a Multi US 3300 based on the many positive reviews about bringing dead batteries back to life.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,853
Posted By Slaghammer
I've been real happy with my Slime pump. Packs...

I've been real happy with my Slime pump. Packs small.

I've got it wired to plug into the same pigtail hardwired to the battery that I use for the Tender Jr. Don't have to remove seat, side panel...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-07-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 24,872
Posted By Slaghammer
One small step in the right direction would be...

One small step in the right direction would be for the magazine writers to stop referring to perfectly good smaller, affordable bikes as " entry level " or " beginners bikes "

.I get really...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-02-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,088
Posted By Slaghammer
I think the bigger and heavier the bike, looking...

I think the bigger and heavier the bike, looking where you want to go, instead of where your at helps quite a bit.

Take a look at some videos available and you'll see slow speed precision riders...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-29-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,775
Posted By Slaghammer
+1 for 650 V Strom.

+1 for 650 V Strom.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By Slaghammer
I THINK I saw some new styles in the Twisted...

I THINK I saw some new styles in the Twisted Throttles Catalog I picked up at the show a couple weeks ago.

There's one style, more for wind deflection then crash protection that only connects at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Slaghammer
I've seen a lot of VERY strange behavior when the...

I've seen a lot of VERY strange behavior when the problem turned out to be the battery itself.

A voltage test may show 12.8 but only be a surface charge and any load causes wierd things to...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,585
Posted By Slaghammer
Love it !! Bought one new and loved it:clap ...

Love it !! Bought one new and loved it:clap

One possible tip: Might want to do the initial, first time start up using pre mix in the tank until your sure the auto lube is working. Might cost a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9,684
Views: 3,908,496
Posted By Slaghammer
Just a note that the Nelson Riggs GWR-950 Mini...

Just a note that the Nelson Riggs GWR-950 Mini Rack Pack makes a heck of a nice seat bag. The strap / clip system works great with the rack struts. No bungi cords needed. ( No, I don't work for N.R....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,068
Posted By Slaghammer
Ask your insurance company to give you a rate for...

Ask your insurance company to give you a rate for a " sport bike " compared to a " dual sport " bike...:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 52,371
Posted By Slaghammer
Thanks for posting the links. I'm not getting an...

Thanks for posting the links. I'm not getting an email notification of replys for some reason.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,322
Views: 1,442,055
Posted By Slaghammer
Fairing rack. www.madstad.com...

Fairing rack. www.madstad.com (http://www.madstad.com)

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2669.jpg

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2637.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 52,371
Posted By Slaghammer
Just lots of misc stuff. ...

Just lots of misc stuff.

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2698.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8,754
Views: 2,289,917
Posted By Slaghammer
Why KLRs are better than boats :lol3 ...

Why KLRs are better than boats :lol3

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2698.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 578
Posted By Slaghammer
KLR 650 Fairing Rack

If you need a place to strap down some extra gear, Madstad Engineering has a fairing mounted rack. Check it out at www.madstad.com (http://www.madstad.com) :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By Slaghammer
I consider the ugly as a built in anti theft...

I consider the ugly as a built in anti theft device :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,754
Views: 2,289,917
Posted By Slaghammer
Great for fishing too !! :clap ...

Great for fishing too !! :clap

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2642.jpg

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2637.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By Slaghammer
I'm considering a 1000 for my next touring bike...

I'm considering a 1000 for my next touring bike and the LAST thing I want is tube type spoke rims. Changing tubes on the side of the road is a PITA when I can plug a tubeless tire to get to the next...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Slaghammer
52, is that all ? Your just getting into " The...

52, is that all ? Your just getting into " The cocktail hour of life " :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By Slaghammer
Pink van ? " I dont think so Tim " Let's try the...

Pink van ? " I dont think so Tim " Let's try the 55 CJ. ( The Desert Storm sand color does look Pink though in photos:eek1 ) It's about the same technology as the KLR :D :D :D

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By Slaghammer
" Just follow that nice man in the white...

" Just follow that nice man in the white coat....."
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Slaghammer
Been using the MSM spring for a year or so now....

Been using the MSM spring for a year or so now. BIG improvement !! The progressive fork springs didn't seem to provide as much of a benefit as I thought they would UNTIL I installed the MSM spring....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By Slaghammer
Sell your GS and buy a KLR because.....

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a302/SLAGHAMMER/DCP_2144.jpg :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 ( Just kidding guys !! )
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,913
Posted By Slaghammer
Where in the Bay Area are you located ?

Where in the Bay Area are you located ?
Forum: Road Warriors 02-16-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,185
Posted By Slaghammer
Level it out, put a hinge in the ball and you've...

Level it out, put a hinge in the ball and you've got a fast, portable BBQ. :freaky
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