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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Smaller the better, not looking for a lot of...

Smaller the better, not looking for a lot of land. I'm not looking at maintaining a large place, I'm doing that now. I am downsizing, big time. I want as much free time as possible to ride, fish and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
I think I read that. Thats not me. Year round...

I think I read that. Thats not me. Year round place 100k maybe 125k.
Summer place 50k max. Have to spend the other 50k somewhere else.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
I have seen Ranch of the Rockies on my computer...

I have seen Ranch of the Rockies on my computer but not in person. I have seen and been to Chateau Chaparral in Nathrop. I really like the idea of both places. I love the area and I think it is a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Motorhome, I would rather a trailer I could leave...

Motorhome, I would rather a trailer I could leave on the land. What county are you talking about?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
No. I have not. I never been to Colorado in...

No. I have not.
I never been to Colorado in the winter.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Retiring to Colorado

I have read a lot to the other threads about moving to Colorado and appreciate all the info in your replies.

I plan on retiring in the next few years or sooner and I have been looking for a few...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 159,031
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Oh hell yea, that would do it! :clap I do...

Oh hell yea, that would do it! :clap

I do think from the pictures it is competing with the 1190, maybe a little lighter and that's not a bad thing. I am hoping it will be as you stated.

I get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,693
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
S10 & 250 or 400

Keep the S10.
Forget about the 650 thumper, any brand.
Buy a 250 or 400, DRZ400 is bullet proof.
No thumper will do what the S10 will do on pavement, sorry.

I have owned KLR650, DR650,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 159,031
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
This bike does not have to be the fastest, have...

This bike does not have to be the fastest, have the best brakes, the best suspension, the most hp or torque or be the lightest. It doesn't have to be a Dakar winner.

It will be dependable and it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,383
Views: 159,031
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Honda CRF1000L

It will be a good dependable bike no matter what.
Will it be what everyone wants, probably not.

It's a big bike (1000cc what do you expect) just like all the adventure bikes with more than one...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,413
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Texas is a great state just like all the rest....

Texas is a great state just like all the rest. Born and raised here and tired of the heat.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,888
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
I started this thread in Land of the Rising Sun...

I started this thread in Land of the Rising Sun and the Mods moved it, I was told it would start a pissing contest. That is not my intention at all and don't want it to start here, it's a waste of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,413
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Good info thanks.

I have been shopping for a small place in Colorado (BV area) and a small place here in Tx (Tx Hill Country). Summers in Colorado and winters in Texas. The more I research the more I just want to say...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 25,978
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Do you have a link for that? I have not seen...

Do you have a link for that? I have not seen anything like that. Would love to read all about it.

This thread is the only one I have seen where everything is documented.

Keep up the good work. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,368
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Thanks for your time to respond. Yes this...

Thanks for your time to respond. Yes this information was helpful.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,888
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Did you leave the Big 4 and regretted it?

Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha, listen up.

I am looking to getting some feedback from The Land of the Rising Sun crowd.
If you are a big 4 fan who always depended on dependability but wanted...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 40,368
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Why not the KTM 990 adventure S?

Why not the KTM 990 adventure S?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 1,671,072
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Seat Concepts???

Did the Seat Concepts seat kit stop the forward slide?

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,616
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
It took me over 5 years and reading all the build...

It took me over 5 years and reading all the build threads to finally take the plunge. I built my bike using JD's builds as examples. I took notes from all the builds but 95% from JD. :deal

I have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,413
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
I have been looking and thinking of winters in...

I have been looking and thinking of winters in Texas and summers in Colorado.

Any changes Barko1?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,536
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
:thumb I ride a Versys, had several KLR's...

:thumb

I ride a Versys, had several KLR's and I like all the Vstrom's.

I never get what people mean when they say ugly, I guess they buy a bike for different reasons than I do.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,267
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
+1 I have a little more in mine as it...

+1



I have a little more in mine as it sits, but what I got is worth so much more. The bike works great.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,161
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Great concept. Needs 17" rear, 19" front,...

Great concept.

Needs 17" rear, 19" front, 7" of travel and I think this bike would be a hit.

Looks like a big TW.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 17,373
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Thank You.:clap

Thank You.:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 1,671,072
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Thought I would post a pic of my Versys Adventure.

Thought I would post a pic of my Versys Adventure.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 1,671,072
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Looks good. YouTube works but pic are not showing.

Looks good. YouTube works but pic are not showing.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,475
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
You can use 2 brake side forks to get dual disk...

You can use 2 brake side forks to get dual disk brakes.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,608
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
KLR's have plenty of what KLR riders want and...

KLR's have plenty of what KLR riders want and need, big tank, rear rack, windsheild and dependability second to none. Ready to Ride.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,475
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
If I remember correctly, the bike was for sale...

If I remember correctly, the bike was for sale here. The guy who was selling it did the mods and he said it was new XR400 forks.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,231
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Can you get it hardened?

Can you get it hardened?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,344
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
My 73 looked just like that, loved that bike.

My 73 looked just like that, loved that bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-19-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,565
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Nice, it will ride/work much better here in the...

Nice, it will ride/work much better here in the hill country on these rough paved back roads and gravel.

Do you use a GPS? I got lots of tracks.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-18-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,565
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Looks like a ninja 650r with versys front end....

Looks like a ninja 650r with versys front end. What shock do you have on the back?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-18-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
In!

In!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-18-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,565
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
What do you mean by RatAdvDistasterBike?

What do you mean by RatAdvDistasterBike?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,231
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Bad Ass.:clap

Bad Ass.:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-12-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,015
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
I have been waiting for someone to pave the way...

I have been waiting for someone to pave the way with the 300 motor, just didn't expect it to be in a dirt bike frame. Awesome.:clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 751,697
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
That looks good!

That looks good!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 751,697
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
Thanks. It is a lot of work but totally worth it....

Thanks. It is a lot of work but totally worth it.

I took most of my notes off of jd's build.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-08-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 751,697
Posted By Ridin'nFishin
When I had the DL1000 front wheel on the bike...

When I had the DL1000 front wheel on the bike with both disks on the wheel, it looked good to me and hated to take it off. After all the bike came with dual disks. I pulled the other left fork out of...
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