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Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,071
Posted By augerdin
CSS899-I tried the 32 psi and the tires were very...

CSS899-I tried the 32 psi and the tires were very mushy. Felt like riding on a flat tire.
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,071
Posted By augerdin
I have 2000 miles on the set of Full Bore tires...

I have 2000 miles on the set of Full Bore tires that I put on my '05 650 strom. Initially they were pretty squirrely tires. I figured that was due to the numerous and durable nublies on the tire....
Forum: Americas 08-05-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,945
Posted By augerdin
Lots of pros and cons to consider. I like to bike...

Lots of pros and cons to consider. I like to bike camp. I like motels. Cheap motels. The kind that I can pull my bike into the room and no one notices or cares. I use my camp stove in the room and...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By augerdin
Riding with good friends is a great time. But...

Riding with good friends is a great time. But taking off solo is a deeper and special experience. I have friends who will never ride unless its a group situation. Sad, but its their life. Last summer...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By augerdin
I had 33 on the front and it felt mushy so I...

I had 33 on the front and it felt mushy so I thought I would try 35 and ride it tomorrow and see how that works out. But if you are running 32 on the front and at 4k miles it still looks new I may...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By augerdin
Yeah, Laconic, I would interested to know your...

Yeah, Laconic, I would interested to know your mileage on these tires. What pressures do find to be the best for street use? I think the front on mine is a little under inflated. Took it for a 60...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By augerdin
Just put a set of m40 Full Bore on my wee...

Just put a set of m40 Full Bore on my wee Stromboli yesterday. Went for a very short ride in the rain. Slippery, of course. Felt a lot different than the bridgestone battlewings that they replaced....
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By augerdin
Years ago I had a very nice VFR 750. I bought a...

Years ago I had a very nice VFR 750. I bought a pair of cortech soft bags and put them on the bike. I also had a magnetic tank bag with a cloth protector so the tank wouldn't get scratched. My wife...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By augerdin
Warriorcole, I rode the Talimena on my ride-about...

Warriorcole, I rode the Talimena on my ride-about last summer. I left Hot springs in the morning and took some delightful backroads (of which there are many in Arkansas) and went up thru Caddo gap...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By augerdin
I am interested in this also. Thinking about a...

I am interested in this also. Thinking about a set of these for my 650 V-strom. Mostly street, some Florida dirt roads, ride in the rain, and a trip or two this summer to the Smokey Mtns.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 896,546
Posted By augerdin
Doug- are you going to be at any of the swap...

Doug- are you going to be at any of the swap meets at Daytona this year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,853
Posted By augerdin
This last summer (aug-sept '13) I did a trip from...

This last summer (aug-sept '13) I did a trip from Florida to Washington state and back on my DL 650. Due to illness it was the first long cross country ride in many years. I wasn't sure If I could do...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,334
Posted By augerdin
I was a little concerned about the reports of ...

I was a little concerned about the reports of wind buffeting when I was thinking of getting a strom. I rode four or five different stroms, 650s and 1000,s equipped with stock and aftermarket...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By augerdin
I agree with what riders here are saying about...

I agree with what riders here are saying about the 650 strom. I used to ride a K75 all over the country solo and two up. People told me not to get the K75 as it would be down on power and I needed...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By augerdin
I got my 05 650 strom in july with 11k miles,...

I got my 05 650 strom in july with 11k miles, well maintained, aluminum panniers, givi topbox, c-bailey windscreen, motech skidplate and crash bars and hand gaurds for 3800. I rode it 400 miles home...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,333
Posted By augerdin
Coneye, I think that you are on the right track....

Coneye, I think that you are on the right track. I think for you it will be a win-win situation. Get the bike that gives you the biggest grin and make it work. I have a moto guzzi jackal and a 650...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Leaving in the morning, sat sept 7, for the...

Leaving in the morning, sat sept 7, for the return trip to Florida. Its been fun seeing family and friends here in washington but its getting dreary weatherwise and its time to move on. The plan is...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Leaving washington saturday sept 7th for the...

Leaving washington saturday sept 7th for the return leg to florida. Some things have changed while I was traveling so I wont have as much time to mess around on the return leg as I originally...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Hiway 12 was great. Road 12, then 261 to...

Hiway 12 was great. Road 12, then 261 to Ritzville, wa. Met my brother and we rode 21 north, keller ferry, then over the mountains west to 155n, hiway 20 over the cacades, and on to my sisters in Mt....
Forum: Americas 08-30-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
In Missoula right now. Getting ready to ride 12...

In Missoula right now. Getting ready to ride 12 to Lewiston.
Forum: Americas 08-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Thanks for the info. I am taking a rest day in...

Thanks for the info. I am taking a rest day in Bozeman. Rode Chief Joseph and Beartooth yesterday. Wow. I had no idea it was going to be that great.
Forum: Americas 08-27-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Thanks again tourist for the info. I am in Cody,...

Thanks again tourist for the info. I am in Cody, Wyoming now. Tomorrow the plan is Chief Joseph, Beartooth, then on to Bozeman. Thursday I will head for hiway 12. Based on you experience how long do...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Thanks for that info about hiway 12, tourist....

Thanks for that info about hiway 12, tourist. That is good to know. I will adjust as neccessary. I am in scottsbluff right now.
Forum: Americas 08-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Leaving in the a.m. I think I will enjoy this...

Leaving in the a.m. I think I will enjoy this ride.
Forum: Americas 08-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Hey thanks for the advice and routing...

Hey thanks for the advice and routing recomendations. I am staring at maps even now. Stoked for the ride. Keep the advice coming.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By augerdin
Advice on routing for my ride from Florida to Washington state and return..

Well, I recently went on a 1300 mile weekend ride on my guzzi to the Guzzi on the Blue Ridge Rally and had a great time. When I got home I was talking with my wife about how great it was and I...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,545
Posted By augerdin
Thanks guys, I think I will go with a more road...

Thanks guys, I think I will go with a more road oriented tire.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,545
Posted By augerdin
Thanks for the info.That really helps.

Thanks for the info.That really helps.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,047
Posted By augerdin
I am interested in this as well. Thanks for...

I am interested in this as well. Thanks for starting this thread.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,545
Posted By augerdin
OK Browneye, tell me about your experience with...

OK Browneye, tell me about your experience with the fullbore tires. I couldn't find any reviews online. Mileage, traction on street and well maintained dirt roads? The price is good, but it will...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,545
Posted By augerdin
Thanks for the input guys. The info does help. I...

Thanks for the input guys. The info does help. I need to order the tires in the next few days if I am going to get them in time. So a decision must be made.
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,545
Posted By augerdin
Ok, I could use some advice from you 705 users. I...

Ok, I could use some advice from you 705 users. I read some of this thread and see that mileage on these tires varies greatly depending on bike, rider, surface, pressures etc. I have a 650 vstrom....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By augerdin
You poor sods. I feel for you with all those...

You poor sods. I feel for you with all those curvy twisty pain in the butt roads you have to ride. I moved to Florida four years ago. The roads here are mind numbing stab me in the forehead with an...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,095
Posted By augerdin
Yeah, if it isn't doing it for you get rid of it....

Yeah, if it isn't doing it for you get rid of it. Life is too short to not be happy with your ride. I own a 2005 wee strom and really like it for what it is-a no drama just get it done bike. If I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,540
Posted By augerdin
My son in law and I went riding today. He rode my...

My son in law and I went riding today. He rode my v-strom and I rode my guzzi. Left at 0830 and got home at 2pm. Rode down the beach then worked our way inland to the Ocala, took some nice roads here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,540
Posted By augerdin
Yesterday I rode from the east coast to the west...

Yesterday I rode from the east coast to the west coast and back. I'm talkin about Florida here. 348 miles. Florida is not very wide is it? I left my house at 640am and rode to Flagler to meet up with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,540
Posted By augerdin
Last night I rode the v-strom I bought from...

Last night I rode the v-strom I bought from smitkev2 in Auburn, Alabama to my home in Palm Coast, Fl. A 417 mile drive there in the car with my wife, then she drove home and I rode the bike 417...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,607
Posted By augerdin
Nice looking Jackal. The red is a good color for...

Nice looking Jackal. The red is a good color for that bike. Hope you enjoy it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,607
Posted By augerdin
Congrats! Looking forward to your photos. Hope...

Congrats! Looking forward to your photos. Hope you enjoy the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,607
Posted By augerdin
Oxman- nice Jackal. Looks good and you have added...

Oxman- nice Jackal. Looks good and you have added some nice mods.
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