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Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,292
Posted By GypsyWriter
I see them in Chrome, try that.

I see them in Chrome, try that.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,277
Posted By GypsyWriter
Subscribed! :lurk

Subscribed! :lurk
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,324
Posted By GypsyWriter
Damn, that RE looks slick! Seems to fit you...

Damn, that RE looks slick! Seems to fit you perfectly as well which is always a plus. Also seems like you're taking it off-road a bit too, so I guess you hit two birds with one stone? :thumb

Btw,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,996
Posted By GypsyWriter
The Wee was my second bike, and while I liked it...

The Wee was my second bike, and while I liked it "enough", I never really bonded with it. As much as I wanted to prove the naysayers wrong, it was always merely adequate when riding, not...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By GypsyWriter
Berg, from what you're describing, a DR650 might...

Berg, from what you're describing, a DR650 might be perfect. It already has a lower stock seat height and is easily lowered with dog bones and riding the forks up on the triple tree. A shaved seat...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,185
Posted By GypsyWriter
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 454,928
Posted By GypsyWriter
Are you going to post it here or on a new thread?...

Are you going to post it here or on a new thread? :lurk
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26,976
Views: 4,938,505
Posted By GypsyWriter
Huh. :huh Odd question maybe, but were the...

Huh. :huh

Odd question maybe, but were the Wolfman racks discontinued? I have a set that are on my SM and was thinking of another pair for the other bike, but they're gone from ProCycle and can't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By GypsyWriter
Why not get a DRZ400SM (more torque and power...

Why not get a DRZ400SM (more torque and power than your 250), a set of the Wide Ratio ACT gears (http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/product/act-wide-ratio-gear-set/582), and have fun? If you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By GypsyWriter
:eek1 Dayum....

:eek1 Dayum....
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By GypsyWriter
DR650, CRF250L, WR250R are what I'd recommend. I...

DR650, CRF250L, WR250R are what I'd recommend. I love my DRZ-SM for all around duty but above 65mph, even though I've geared it down to 15/38, it gets loud. Honestly most of the bikes you listed...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26,976
Views: 4,938,505
Posted By GypsyWriter
So I was reminded today how cramped my DRZ-SM...

So I was reminded today how cramped my DRZ-SM cockpit feels with this lower Moose Racing seat. Does anyone know if there are footpeg lowering kits out yet on the market? All I get when I search are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17,682
Views: 1,005,210
Posted By GypsyWriter
Long time lurker on this thread looking for...

Long time lurker on this thread looking for advice. I've been seriously thinking about downsizing from my DRZ-SM to a WRR, but am worried that I'll be underwhelmed by the power. The only bike...
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,653
Posted By GypsyWriter
Agreed, I think it looks really fantastic (heck,...

Agreed, I think it looks really fantastic (heck, I'd shell out the dough for it!) but was probably more headache getting just right than it was worth. :thumb

Fantastic RR, and I freaking LOVE that...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By GypsyWriter
I remember being really impressed with these...

I remember being really impressed with these sidecars when they first posted! Love the idea of an external "cage" subframe and it looks really awesome overall. Looks like you're doing very well for...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 845,662
Posted By GypsyWriter
Too good to be true?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/5004859260.html

1953 BMW R25 with original Steib Sidecar - $5200 (Manhattan Beach)

http://images.craigslist.org/00101_5ZuWDrmXkHS_600x450.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By GypsyWriter
The GS (if I remember correctly) has an option,...

The GS (if I remember correctly) has an option, possibly aftermarket, that'll move the rear topcase further back. That could give her more room, but I think a seat made special for her (like Bill...
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,990
Posted By GypsyWriter
One of the first things I noticed aesthetically...

One of the first things I noticed aesthetically about my 1150GSA rig when I got the trail reducer was that the front end dropped appreciably. Nowhere near Ned or Mr. Cob's, but certainly noticeable....
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By GypsyWriter
Really nice looking rig you've got there. :)

Really nice looking rig you've got there. :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
Oh snap! :eek1 End on cliffhangers like that,...

Oh snap! :eek1 End on cliffhangers like that, it'll definitely keep folks coming back for more!!

I'm assuming since you're still here that things turned out, if not good, then well enough. Can't...
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
Posted By GypsyWriter
I'm curious what the "legal" deal would be with a...

I'm curious what the "legal" deal would be with a four-wheeler like that. Is it still technically a motorcycle, or would it legally be a quad/car now? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,292
Posted By GypsyWriter
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,877
Posted By GypsyWriter
The CRF is a much lighter bike than the DR650,...

The CRF is a much lighter bike than the DR650, which may be why you liked it so much more.

I think it's awesome that the M-Stars made such a difference for you (as much as a lowered suspension...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
Sweet, I can't wait!!

Sweet, I can't wait!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,037
Posted By GypsyWriter
I second (third? fourth?) the DRZ400SM...

I second (third? fourth?) the DRZ400SM recommendation. It's a fantastic around-town bike and can do stints on the highway just fine. I currently run 15/38 because I do more freeway miles, and it'll...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 190,451
Posted By GypsyWriter
So have you guys made it home safe yet? :eat Any...

So have you guys made it home safe yet? :eat Any more episodes? :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
Seriously, this thread is amazeballs. You guys...

Seriously, this thread is amazeballs. You guys are incredible, and having an incredible journey, and are SO good at telling it and bringing out all the nuances and adventure.

Bravo, and I can't...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 33,270
Posted By GypsyWriter
Best of luck, and have a blast!! :clap

Best of luck, and have a blast!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
:lurk :clap :lurk

:lurk :clap :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 190,451
Posted By GypsyWriter
:clap Congrats on the journey home!! So, any...

:clap Congrats on the journey home!!

So, any plans to travel again right after this, or are you gonna lie low for a while? I'd love to see similar vlogs through Africa or Europe if you're keen on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
:clap Still loving this RR!!! :lurk

:clap Still loving this RR!!! :lurk
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 313,416
Posted By GypsyWriter
Anyone know of a dealer in California? I've been...

Anyone know of a dealer in California? I've been wanting to hop on one of these now for a while and try it out. :thumb
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,045
Posted By GypsyWriter
:lol3:lol3:lol3 Are these all bikes you own,...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

Are these all bikes you own, or are you looking for one?
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,024
Posted By GypsyWriter
That rig you've got there so far is INCREDIBLE!!!...

That rig you've got there so far is INCREDIBLE!!! :clap

Is this a HS or College shop class? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 87,139
Posted By GypsyWriter
In like Flynn!! :lurk :clap :lurk

In like Flynn!! :lurk :clap :lurk
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By GypsyWriter
Lol that video makes me want to go out and buy a...

Lol that video makes me want to go out and buy a Ural too!! :clap:freaky
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,296
Posted By GypsyWriter
That rig looks incrediballs Sno Dawg!! :raabia ...

That rig looks incrediballs Sno Dawg!! :raabia

I think if I ever redid my 1150GSA hack, I'd go with a KLR. Those 650 engines are just the perfect size for almost anything, and have enough power as...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,583
Posted By GypsyWriter
:clap I think a Ural will be fantastic for your...

:clap I think a Ural will be fantastic for your trip. Sounds like you and your daughter will have a fantastic time!!

All the advice you've gotten here is solid, so lol I'll just repeat the things...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,511,981
Posted By GypsyWriter
I've come to find this RR is one I fairly...

I've come to find this RR is one I fairly consistently come back and reread, just because it's so epic and incredibly well written. So many different view points, different experiences - it really is...
Forum: Face plant 02-21-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,834
Posted By GypsyWriter
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
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