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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
Thanks CM you hit the nail square on the head....

Thanks CM you hit the nail square on the head. Its not personnel comfort limitations that concern me its more performance sacrifice that drove me to start this thread. For example being able to go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
I could never get over the DRZ I had feeling like...

I could never get over the DRZ I had feeling like a flighty little bike on the road,it was always hunting around and just not settled,even with taller gearing it always felt like it should be on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
I'm well beyond teenage years and aarp has me on...

I'm well beyond teenage years and aarp has me on speed dial. Comfort is all kind of relative to me. I can make adjustments to the seat or change it for a better one. Foot pegs controls new bars and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
I'm afraid most of the European pedigree will be...

I'm afraid most of the European pedigree will be out of my price range.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
Yeah I was thinking 650 would be the better...

Yeah I was thinking 650 would be the better choice and suspension improvements if needed aren't that expensive. I still would like to get as light as possible. How much weight can be shaved off a DR...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By BornAgain
Does size matter XR, Dr, DRZ

Been lurking on Thumpers for awhile learning about the dirty side of life and as I have found out trying to pilot a DL1000 through sand and loose stuff size does matter. My Vstrom is a great road...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 903,135
Posted By BornAgain
Mississippimadman is that in Natchez?

Mississippimadman is that in Natchez?
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By BornAgain
A drop of food coloring will run if any water is...

A drop of food coloring will run if any water is present no water it just stays in a blob.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,119
Posted By BornAgain
Textile causes tumbles ya know a few miles of...

Textile causes tumbles ya know a few miles of riding will make all those negative thoughts disappear. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By BornAgain
I've had an X-Moto jacket and pants going on...

I've had an X-Moto jacket and pants going on three years. It's taken me through lots of 90 - 100+ degree days. The venting does a good job as long as your moving. Sitting in traffic its hot :roflbut...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,394
Posted By BornAgain
I haven't personally tried these...

I haven't personally tried these http://www.wickers.com/performance-thermal-underwear.cfm Have seen some good reports from those who have. Price is reasonable and made in USA.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,189
Posted By BornAgain
Is that the stairs from the Exorcist?

Is that the stairs from the Exorcist?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 143,436
Posted By BornAgain
You mean Bud Ekins he did that jump twice.

You mean Bud Ekins he did that jump twice.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 575,893
Posted By BornAgain
Try the Vee with 16/43 or 17/45 gearing. Double...

Try the Vee with 16/43 or 17/45 gearing. Double the grin factor 5000 spins up real quick.
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By BornAgain
She's a keeper. Yeah and so's the bike.:D

She's a keeper. Yeah and so's the bike.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,445
Posted By BornAgain
Cool did you catch him taking out the trash:rofl

Cool did you catch him taking out the trash:rofl
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,430
Views: 675,707
Posted By BornAgain
Thumb "You're a better man than I Gunga Din" not sure...

"You're a better man than I Gunga Din" not sure I'd be willing to take on that ice trail. My hats off to you. <label for="rb_iconid_24">http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif</label>
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,157
Posted By BornAgain
Glad to see somethings don't change Philadelphia,...

Glad to see somethings don't change Philadelphia, Ms looks much the same as it did the 30 years or so when I was last there. This ride reports making me hungry.
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By BornAgain
Sounds like mine before I replaced it got a good...

Sounds like mine before I replaced it got a good deal from these folks http://sprocketcenter.com/
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Always enjoy your photos Herc. Ride safe.

Always enjoy your photos Herc. Ride safe.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 309,830
Posted By BornAgain
It's starting to grow on me. The flamed Woody...

It's starting to grow on me. The flamed Woody woodpecker helps :roflhope that stays with the production model. Still don't get why anyone would stick the oil filter right out front on an adventure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 91,953
Posted By BornAgain
Please :D

Please :D
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Nice multi task Herc you get to cool off wash the...

Nice multi task Herc you get to cool off wash the bike and rinse all at the same time. Now it you had hung some laundry off the panniers.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Maybe this will help after sitting on the pillion...

Maybe this will help after sitting on the pillion seat my wife bought the bike for me:D
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By BornAgain
Steelerider glad your okay. I've been using Xmoto...

Steelerider glad your okay. I've been using Xmoto jacket and pants for couple years now and I agree with you on the simplicity of the jacket. Works great in any weather conditions. Well not so great...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-05-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 292,895
Posted By BornAgain
I stand corrected Piper Tri-Pacer it is.

I stand corrected Piper Tri-Pacer it is.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 292,895
Posted By BornAgain
That's a Piper Tri-Plane haven't seen one of...

That's a Piper Tri-Plane haven't seen one of those in years.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Correct me if I'm wrong but somethings missing....

Correct me if I'm wrong but somethings missing. Can't exactly put my finger on it but somethings not quite right.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Gota check that out. Waco's got lots of great...

Gota check that out. Waco's got lots of great scenery. Are those Kenda big blocks on your Strom? I've been thinking about running a hard soft combo 705 rear and big block front for little better dirt...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
Mudclod are those pictures from around Lake...

Mudclod are those pictures from around Lake Somerville?
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By BornAgain
Looks like the sub frame took the brunt of it....

Looks like the sub frame took the brunt of it. Which might be good for you as that can be replaced along with new rim and spokes. Good to here your okay metal can be repaired or replaced. Life and...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By BornAgain
This might give you some help...

This might give you some help http://www.stromtrooper.com/dl650-2004-2011-%5B-wee-strom-%5D/63567-project-weestrom-7-5-a.html
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By BornAgain
Hot Dannazione

Hot Dannazione
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,526
Posted By BornAgain
Disregard this bunch of naysayers get the Tiger....

Disregard this bunch of naysayers get the Tiger. I made the same move years ago when my kids were small and my wife and I made do. In fact I'm still with the same circumstance except this time its...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By BornAgain
Has one year warranty. Thinks it's a one size...

Has one year warranty. Thinks it's a one size fits all pump. Site says located in China.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By BornAgain
http://adventureridersinternational.com/ They've...

http://adventureridersinternational.com/ They've got one in Houston April 5 - 7. I took the novice and intermediate course in Baton Rouge, La. Worked my tail feathers off was tired at the end of...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 575,893
Posted By BornAgain
Steady hwy riding I'll see 100 miles before the...

Steady hwy riding I'll see 100 miles before the gauge drops a bar. I get a surge between 2500 - 3000 in third gear its annoying but not enough to worry about.
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,296
Posted By BornAgain
External fuel filter modification...

External fuel filter modification http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,6105.0.html good luck with the trip and keep us posted.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 150,167
Posted By BornAgain
I was wondering when Harold and Maude would get...

I was wondering when Harold and Maude would get posted. If you haven't seen the movie find a copy and watch. One of the funniest off beat comedies ever produced. The Eldorado's only in it for one...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8,683
Views: 3,366,460
Posted By BornAgain
What tires are you running on your Vee? I've been...

What tires are you running on your Vee? I've been looking at changing to a set of knobies.
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