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Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 210,994
Posted By Motardhead
Just placed an order. Can't wait to get the...

Just placed an order. Can't wait to get the lights. Thanks for the discount code!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 481,933
Posted By Motardhead
Thanks a lot for posting this review and all the...

Thanks a lot for posting this review and all the pics. :clap
These look awesome. I will definitely be picking up a set of these for commuting.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
Here is what I ended up with. I'm very happy with...

Here is what I ended up with. I'm very happy with them. I'm glad I went with the bigger ones. The smaller ones on the inside would have been a little too small I think.
...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 378,521
Posted By Motardhead
I got my custom Crash Bar Bags, an Agri Tool...

I got my custom Crash Bar Bags, an Agri Tool pouch, and custom sleeping pad bags in the mail today. Everything is awesome. Thanks for a great custom product!!!

Here are some pics of the crash bar...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,257
Posted By Motardhead
Good to know. So you will be selling just the...

Good to know. So you will be selling just the triple tree and clamps. We will have to find our own forks, wheel, etc. And it is designed around the DRZ400 sized fork tube. Are these all correct...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,257
Posted By Motardhead
Any new estimates as to when this kit will...

Any new estimates as to when this kit will available to the public?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,468
Posted By Motardhead
One more thing, if you are really serious about...

One more thing, if you are really serious about off road performance, I would just wait until CJ Designs finishes his kit and starts selling it to the public. This sounds like a perfect plug and play...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By Motardhead
I'm not sure what kind of work you plan on doing,...

I'm not sure what kind of work you plan on doing, but if you are going to spend the money, get one that lifts it from the lower triple clamp. This allows you to do suspension adjustments as well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,468
Posted By Motardhead
Interesting conversation here. I enjoyed ready...

Interesting conversation here. I enjoyed ready through it as I have a wee that I have considered trying to make more dirt worthy. While I can understand where the OP is coming from (I love wrenching...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
I decided to go with the bigger bags. I sent the...

I decided to go with the bigger bags. I sent the template of to Brady for construction. I will post up pics when I get them.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,257
Posted By Motardhead
The fork internals, axel, etc shouldn't matter....

The fork internals, axel, etc shouldn't matter. The only thing that needs to match is the steering head tube to mount the triples. Once those are mounted the fork tubes, axel, wheel are all from a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-13-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 82,379
Posted By Motardhead
That looks great. Nice job. Did you take the can...

That looks great. Nice job. Did you take the can off the bike to paint it?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,332
Views: 840,652
Posted By Motardhead
^^It looks like you didn't use any cable...

^^It looks like you didn't use any cable extensions. Is that the case? Any restrictions on bar movement?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 26,509
Posted By Motardhead
Was looking at this again, considering it for my...

Was looking at this again, considering it for my 2012 Wee.

My question for the OP, or anyone who knows, is did you drill holes through the lower clamp to fix the mounting bracket to the lower...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
That's who I'm working with.

That's who I'm working with.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
I have definitely thought of this which is why...

I have definitely thought of this which is why I'm leaning more toward the inner bags. The problem is size. I plan on using them to hold repair/spare items that should be able to handle having the...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
I definitely agree with this sentiment. My...

I definitely agree with this sentiment. My thought process with these bags is to be more modular. Use them as a small tool ket when I am trying to run lighter without side bags or top cases.


...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Motardhead
Help with Engine Guard bag design

With the help of Brady at Storm Industries (corrado113) I am designing some engine guard bags for the Givi engine guards on my 2012 DL650. I have come up with two designs and am looking for opinions...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-01-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,555
Views: 3,832,809
Posted By Motardhead
Tell us more about you where. Where'd you get...

Tell us more about you where. Where'd you get them and how much?
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 184,214
Posted By Motardhead
Bill, thanks a lot for the info. This is exactly...

Bill, thanks a lot for the info. This is exactly what I have been looking for and will be picking up a Texas Hill Country map.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-29-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,003
Posted By Motardhead
Perfect, that is exactly what I was looking for....

Perfect, that is exactly what I was looking for. I will be picking one of these up. Thanks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,332
Views: 840,652
Posted By Motardhead
I also have the Givi windscreen and crash bars,...

I also have the Givi windscreen and crash bars, but with an Adventure Moto stuff skid plate.

I have the SW Motech center stand and am very happy with it.

I installed the AdventureTech fork...
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 184,214
Posted By Motardhead
Off road?

Do you regular maps (not BDRs) show any off road routes, or is it purely pavement based?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,003
Posted By Motardhead
I was looking for reviews of this map and...

I was looking for reviews of this map and stumbled upon this thread. Does anyone know if it shows any offroad routes? Or is it just pavement?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-26-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,209
Posted By Motardhead
When is the next ride planned? I would love to...

When is the next ride planned? I would love to make my way up from Corpus Christi to ride with you guys. There is nowhere cool to ride down here, except along the beach in a straight line.
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By Motardhead
Is this a bring and ride your own bike class or...

Is this a bring and ride your own bike class or do you provide? I couldn't find anything on your website regarding this.

Is the fundamentals class a prerequisite for the intermediate?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,555
Views: 3,832,809
Posted By Motardhead
I like how you trimmed the stock fender to keep...

I like how you trimmed the stock fender to keep the guard for the fork seals and mounted a high fender. Very nice.
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 378,521
Posted By Motardhead
[/QUOTE] Did you ever end up making these? I...

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Did you ever end up making these? I have Givi Crash Bars for my vstrom and would love some bags for it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By Motardhead
VStrom Crashbars bent in garage tip over

I posted this on Stromtrooper, but wanted some inmate opinions on this as well.

Long story short, my bike tipped over in the garage today. :furious:

Not a big deal except my SW-Motech crash...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 481,933
Posted By Motardhead
Anyone have any good pics of the Giant Loop Great...

Anyone have any good pics of the Giant Loop Great Basin or Coyote mounted on the 'strom? I am considering getting one and wonder how well they work on our bikes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 774,656
Posted By Motardhead
Question How did the Giant Loop Great Basin bag work out...

How did the Giant Loop Great Basin bag work out on the 'strom.? I have been considering getting that exact same one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 26,509
Posted By Motardhead
This looks awesome! Has anyone done this on the...

This looks awesome!
Has anyone done this on the 2012+ Wee?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,257
Posted By Motardhead
Any updates to this project? Will the kit work...

Any updates to this project? Will the kit work with the 2012+ DL650?
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,986
Posted By Motardhead
I will say from someone who is not usually...

I will say from someone who is not usually patient enough to read long winded ride reports, and enjoys looking at pictures...I liked the brevity and lack of depth in your posts. They were simple and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,986
Posted By Motardhead
Awesome report...thanks for sharing. I'm...

Awesome report...thanks for sharing.

I'm looking forward to reading your gear reviews and overall review of the Wee for this trip.

:ear
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By Motardhead
Thanks for all the help. Turns out the guy sold...

Thanks for all the help. Turns out the guy sold it before I could put down a deposit. Bummer.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By Motardhead
I thought the first part of 2004 had silver rims...

I thought the first part of 2004 had silver rims too and the black front fender too. 2004.5 is when they switched to black wheels right?



RedRupert vs Orangecicle...who is right?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,321
Posted By Motardhead
Thumb Reviving this old thread to see what mileage...

Reviving this old thread to see what mileage inmates have on their 950s now.

Who has the highest?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,350
Posted By Motardhead
What kind of bags are those on the Adventure?...

What kind of bags are those on the Adventure? Pretty cool looking soft bags.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By Motardhead
In all honesty, how difficult is this bike to...

In all honesty, how difficult is this bike to wrench on? I will have to do all maintenance myself as the nearest dealership will be 7 hours away. I am fairly mechanically inclined. I have rebuilt the...
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