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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:17 PM
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Posted By doc_simple
Paradise by the dashboard lights...

Hi all,

I finished mounting my Easton Woods bars with handguards and grips. Now I need to mount either a phone or gps and maybe one of those snazzy Trailtech Voyagers. Anyone have suggestions on...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
hell no, I wouldn't trust my life to that. Rather...

hell no, I wouldn't trust my life to that. Rather ride a deathwing......
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
I have the Gytr top rack and dirtbagz side...

I have the Gytr top rack and dirtbagz side mounts. Just needed to add a couple spacers on the helmet lock side.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
I have BB's on my V Strom. Real nice but a bit...

I have BB's on my V Strom. Real nice but a bit spendy. I just ordered the screen a few weeks ago and when it arrived it was cracked. Petr form the screensforbikes has said he will send me a new one....
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
Welcome Kray. I too looked hard at the dry. They...

Welcome Kray. I too looked hard at the dry. They have a nice motard setup. But the gearing and the fi and the yammie quality won me over. It's a little short on first and second but that's just me...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
Tewster, it's an old subject with no great...

Tewster, it's an old subject with no great solution that's can see other than the hdpe plate. I'm not the best diy'er but I may give it a shot. I'm not used to a bike this loud
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
does the zeta one have a liner or will it eat at...

does the zeta one have a liner or will it eat at my handlebars. I see how its tapered so only the ends touch..
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
so what Im hearing is the quick turn is the way...

so what Im hearing is the quick turn is the way to go? :D


is the version for the wr250x the right part?
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
thanks Zekester, I might have to start looking at...

thanks Zekester, I might have to start looking at a set of those rims.

another question for the unwashed masses:

I just bought a Works Connection Aluminum throttle tube and I think I may have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
I just bought mine a couple months ago and I...

I just bought mine a couple months ago and I passed on the ext warranty. This is my third new bike and I found I never used the warranty. I have owned 2 Yammies and 1 Suzuki. The V strom is in my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
two things 1. That bike looks awesome. It may...

two things
1. That bike looks awesome. It may be the best shot of the large tank I have yet seen.
2. Do you have a bag hanging over your headlight?

well, lets make it three
3. what are those...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
Stock muffler with Megabomb header?

Hey there,

I tried out the FMF setup and its just to loud for me. I know, I know more power old man but I like to be a bit of a hooligan in town and its turning heads. I was thinking about keeping...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-11-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,741
Posted By doc_simple
I rode section 4 on my v storm. My buddy rode it...

I rode section 4 on my v storm. My buddy rode it on his. We are both noobs to off roading. Its an easy haul on almost any dual sport. I did buy a wr250r this winter though but that's probably to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,237
Posted By doc_simple
Not sure why no one has mentioned the wr250r....

Not sure why no one has mentioned the wr250r. Yamaha makes a great bike. It would need to be lowered. I took mine down 2 inches, but it's a kick in pants to ride. My first scheduled valve check is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47,722
Views: 9,765,396
Posted By doc_simple
I bought my 2013 last month in Oregon for $5600...

I bought my 2013 last month in Oregon for $5600 out the door. Registration was extra of course. And I have added about $ 1200 in parts already :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,952
Posted By doc_simple
My first was an FZ6 . Gave me 7 mostly trouble...

My first was an FZ6 . Gave me 7 mostly trouble free years till a friend crashed it. Now I'm on a dl650 and a wr250r. Love the WR. Great ALL purpose bike, would like to trade the vstrom for another...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 608,476
Posted By doc_simple
I had the very first iteration of their one-piece...

I had the very first iteration of their one-piece suit and I just got some rain gear 2 sizes up and slipped it over. Great suit but was definitely not waterproof.

I'm not gonna say it was easy...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By doc_simple
thanks guys (and/or ladies). I like the...

thanks guys (and/or ladies). I like the dishwasher idea. I'm an inherently lazy person so the ease of cleaning sounds like a good plan :D

I'll pick up one of the sprays as well. Even if I end up...
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,116
Posted By doc_simple
what? out already? I just needed to wait till...

what? out already? I just needed to wait till payday but it seems my wait may be longer than that :cry
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By doc_simple
Dat Helmet Stank

I have pretty nice Nolan 3/4 that is mostly a joy to wear. Great field of vision and when riding slow off the tarmac I can open it up to feel the air.

The problem is that it really doesn't get...
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,116
Posted By doc_simple
will this work with Barkbuster VPS or Storm...

will this work with Barkbuster VPS or Storm plastics? ..

... and yes, my hands are cold and I have been waiting to see what you came up with :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,929
Posted By doc_simple
there is no contest in which that video does not...

there is no contest in which that video does not win, Win, WIN.

thank you , that is all
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,192
Posted By doc_simple
i have been waffling back and forth on this. I...

i have been waffling back and forth on this. I like the DRZ400 but I think I will end up getting the WR250R for its bulletproofedness. Also, its yamaha blue :)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
and i found this on the 450: ...

and i found this on the 450:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=845628

it can be ds....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
OK, but I can space out those costs over a year...

OK, but I can space out those costs over a year or two. Depends on how good bonuses are. Hell, the bike will probably do all I need stock out of the door. Once I get used to it I can start farkling. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
see my earlier comment on having the financing...

see my earlier comment on having the financing already in place. Its Yamaha financing so it must be a Yammie. My credit wouldn't support another card, had a bitch of a time financing the Suzuki.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
oh.... oh my.... that's tasty.... I have a...

oh.... oh my.... that's tasty.... I have a feeling later this year I may NEED all that because the wife is gonna kill me if I don't run for the hills on it :zilla





I would probably go husky...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
I see both points and sadly my credit limit...

I see both points and sadly my credit limit covers either. I can see Im going to have to think on this for a while.

Maybe I can get an XT and staple a WR front end on it :D

I did something...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,771
Posted By doc_simple
two can play at that game: ...

two can play at that game:

http://www.oohva.org/history.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,771
Posted By doc_simple
Oregon Back Country Discovery Route One of...

Oregon Back Country Discovery Route

One of the 10 wonders of the off-road world. <-- non-fact based opinion
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,771
Posted By doc_simple
Picked like a booger :cry oBcdr :clap

Picked like a booger :cry

oBcdr :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
well, that so-so suspension comment has me a bit...

well, that so-so suspension comment has me a bit concerned. My glee has a, well lets be honest, less than so-so suspension. Not anymore after about 1k in rear shock and drop-in/springs but I still...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
Wow, that there is some strong words from a man...

Wow, that there is some strong words from a man with a Husqvarna! Definitely re-enforcing my pre-concieved notions
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,771
Posted By doc_simple
I know, nipples rock hard right? I don't...

I know, nipples rock hard right?

I don't mean to im,ply the Triumph i unreliable, I mean Its not a BMW or anything :rofl

Just know that it can be hard to get parts when your out. In Oregon...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By doc_simple
Second bike advice

Hey all,

I'm looking at getting a second bike with a much more off-road feeling than my V Strom 650. I'm not getting rid of the V, I owe plenty on it and I have put a boatload of farkles on it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,771
Posted By doc_simple
Me (2012 dl650) and a buddy (2009 dl650) just...

Me (2012 dl650) and a buddy (2009 dl650) just rode the OCBDR. I'll put my Suzi against any Triumph rider.

There is nowhere a Triumph 800 can go that the wee/glee can't. It comes down to rider...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 423,587
Posted By doc_simple
two for one: ...

two for one:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/117915205539159109712/albums/6054672673038374145/6054674002945910274?authkey=CKWQ6erxpfX9cw&pid=6054674002945910274&oid=117915205539159109712
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 54,106
Posted By doc_simple
awesome pics, looks like a great place to get...

awesome pics, looks like a great place to get lost in for a bit
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 31,322
Posted By doc_simple
looks awesome. Me and a friend will be riding...

looks awesome. Me and a friend will be riding there from Wednesday the 27th.

Not sure if our routes link but if you see two smiling idiots on vstroms... do me a favor and make sure we are not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,457
Posted By doc_simple
I live in John's Landing too. We bought a duplex...

I live in John's Landing too. We bought a duplex here so we rent one apt and the average for this area is 1.25-1.5 $ per square foot.bits pretty outrageous we would never afford this neighborhood...
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