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Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,441
Posted By jokermtb
I remember when moto mags actually told you about...

I remember when moto mags actually told you about stuff on bikes that didn't really work that great.
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,578
Posted By jokermtb
Word is that when he returned to the pits, his...

Word is that when he returned to the pits, his crew swapped out the wheel that ran over Jr. replacing it with whatever spare they had.....Curious. All the witness accounts say Tony goosed the car...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 107,647
Posted By jokermtb
What an adventure you guys are having - cheers to...

What an adventure you guys are having - cheers to all of you!:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 33,113
Views: 8,073,377
Posted By jokermtb
HONDOG? Is that short for 'honda dog"? Don't...

HONDOG? Is that short for 'honda dog"? Don't tell the guy........seriously, that rig IS his home, biker hoarder heaven.
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,958
Posted By jokermtb
I've been enjoying my LAJ's for a month or so...

I've been enjoying my LAJ's for a month or so now, and I must say 'Why did I wait so long!!!???" Seriously, these pants are incredibly comfortable to wear. As for the fit, I tried on 3 different...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,537
Posted By jokermtb
wow - I'm amazed you can do that with a big dog...

wow - I'm amazed you can do that with a big dog like that.......I've been pondering a UFO style enclosure for my daschund in my top case now....
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 60,293
Posted By jokermtb
It's possible a grief stricken family member...

It's possible a grief stricken family member might lash out at you at the funeral - you should be prepared for a potential frackas if you decide to track it down.....Might want to wait for the the...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,173
Posted By jokermtb
I recently bought a pair of Lean Angle Jeans. ...

I recently bought a pair of Lean Angle Jeans. Yes, they are expensive, but they do come with the latest padding (hip/knee) and the method LAJ uses to place the pads is very clever, and they stay...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,218
Posted By jokermtb
Nolan's N44 can be configured to be a street...

Nolan's N44 can be configured to be a street helmet or dual sport helmet, and it has that great flip down sun visor inside the helmet. Seems this helmet can be 'all helmets'. Pretty cool!
...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,958
Posted By jokermtb
I just ordered me up a pair - Domiken was very...

I just ordered me up a pair - Domiken was very helpful in making my sizing selection - I had A LOT of questions..... Can't wait to see these smartly designed jeans show up at my door!
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By jokermtb
I too have an Aerostich heated vest....very thin...

I too have an Aerostich heated vest....very thin indeed. I don't have the newer air bladder version. The vest doesn't take up much room so it will be OK if your riding jacket fit's normally. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 689,235
Posted By jokermtb
congrats! That's some mileage......As for me, I...

congrats! That's some mileage......As for me, I just had my valves checked for the first time at 24k miles...only two shims needed to be replaced, so I'll likely to be good to go for another 50,000...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By jokermtb
I think it would be an annoyance after a while to...

I think it would be an annoyance after a while to have the mouthpiece crowding your face.....I use one exclusively for bicycling and having the hose/mouthpiece hanging free on my chest is the way I...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,357
Posted By jokermtb
If I were looking for a first streetbike, I'd...

If I were looking for a first streetbike, I'd look at this Suzuki TU250x

http://www.powersportstv.com/adminuploadedimage/400x200/2013_Suzuki_TU_250X.jpg

All decked out for road trippin'...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,958
Posted By jokermtb
I've been mining the internet to do research on...

I've been mining the internet to do research on some denim riding jeans, and stumbled upon your product - it appears very well thought out, especially with the low profile armor. Clever ideas...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 861,478
Posted By jokermtb
I chickened out, because of the angry red/yellow...

I chickened out, because of the angry red/yellow blob on the radar........prolly coulda rode in after all, but I had fun round the house instead....here's a collage I made from last year's event -...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9,169
Views: 3,572,234
Posted By jokermtb
Never stop for Hitchhikers........ ...

Never stop for Hitchhikers........
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ap9tREgt3jY/TgOPNcYasiI/AAAAAAAAAIg/RDCMmRiDhV8/w779-h348-no/Strom-Rollins.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,644
Posted By jokermtb
Sell your Strom, and buy a really crappy bike. ...

Sell your Strom, and buy a really crappy bike. You need to relearn what it is like to suffer, before you can again enjoy greatness....Or, get another Ural, since you obviously harbor masochistic...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,632
Posted By jokermtb
It's the Gold Wing of dirt bikes........

It's the Gold Wing of dirt bikes........
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 450,245
Posted By jokermtb
Side bags and top case are very important - I...

Side bags and top case are very important - I have calculated that I can haul 88 beers + 1 wine bottle on my Vstrom........
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,169
Views: 3,572,234
Posted By jokermtb
Mocking up my soon to be realized,...

Mocking up my soon to be realized, sidecase/passenger peg bike tray mount for my mountain bike!

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/469212_10150988574974488_2089842934_o.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,996
Posted By jokermtb
I own a 2006 Vstrom 650. My buddy, who is a...

I own a 2006 Vstrom 650. My buddy, who is a newbie, never rode a moto, fell in love with the whole ADV thing after seeing Long Way Round. The local BMW dealership has spring open house demo...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,541
Posted By jokermtb
I have a thread on Stromtrooper.com, detailing my...

I have a thread on Stromtrooper.com, detailing my few months experience with these tires - the short of it: I like em!

http://www.stromtrooper.com/general-v-strom-discussion/80095-full-bore.html...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By jokermtb
Since you have a BMW dealer nearby, I'd go with...

Since you have a BMW dealer nearby, I'd go with that - forget the KTM. I rode a buddy's f800gs. Nice bike. Very nice dirt bike'y riding position, mellow motor, nice handling/suspension,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 27,419
Posted By jokermtb
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=726539

My wife and I rode in on my 2006 DL650 [had pelican cases and a top box]. Check out the link above for my snapshots...so many cool bikes...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By jokermtb
Kinda ironic, eh? Sure, the new BMW inline 6 is...

Kinda ironic, eh? Sure, the new BMW inline 6 is mega powerful and sophisticated, but it cannot even approach the off the hook eyeball-candy factor those ol' CBX's emit effortlessly.....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By jokermtb
Bike Festivus in Meechigan, aey!

For those Michiganders who used to frequent Suzi Greenway's bi-annual bike fests, this new "All Clubs" meet in Stockbridge, MI was a great way to enjoy all the wonderful bikes people would trot out...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 53,619
Posted By jokermtb
Gawd, I never even thought of that! Brilliant!

Gawd, I never even thought of that! Brilliant!
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,570
Posted By jokermtb
Any problems refitting your stock bar end weights...

Any problems refitting your stock bar end weights into the Moose brand steel bar....? I'm considering a medium rise version w/out using any handlebar risers - just want a little height boost.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By jokermtb
good luck with that!

good luck with that!
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,165
Posted By jokermtb
Ever think about making some tank shrouds from...

Ever think about making some tank shrouds from the take-off fairing pieces....a few other Naked Strom fabbers [one or two on this website] out there have made some up using a heat gun and some...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
Suzuki did sense the need to jazz up it's...

Suzuki did sense the need to jazz up it's Marketing Campaign and hired Henry Rollins for some photos, but ultimately decided that the Swoopy Leak Marketing Campaign would not alienate the...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
Hmmmm....Yet Suzuki has somehow managed to sell...

Hmmmm....Yet Suzuki has somehow managed to sell more VStroms than the total number of motorcycles KTM has sold in the USA.....
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
How true - I went from an ancient firebreathing...

How true - I went from an ancient firebreathing 1984 Kaw GPz750, on which over the decades, I'd equipped with pod filters, rejetted carbs, full stainless supertrapp exhaust system, etc.....I thought...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
I like the new 2012. The chassis looks...

I like the new 2012. The chassis looks identical, right down to the rectangular subframe rails - same suspension, hopefully new design calipers for the front brakes, etc....looks like they kept the...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
Here it is! 2012 Vstrom Middle Class Motorcycle!...

Here it is! 2012 Vstrom Middle Class Motorcycle!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-vQ5zT9N4EQI/Te-y7SAo2AI/AAAAAAAAAHg/HTOvNpDMKaI/s640/strom-2.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,226
Posted By jokermtb
A little birdy just dropped this off at my desk...

A little birdy just dropped this off at my desk - the new V-Strom..........
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-YnVLu5a7t8Y/TeftLiwDlZI/AAAAAAAAAGw/jT6NC1wHuXE/s640/MOTO-STROM.jpg

FYI - if you...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,154
Posted By jokermtb
Say it ain't so! New chain on an old, worn-in...

Say it ain't so! New chain on an old, worn-in [17k] rear sprocket? Looks like you just flushed half your new chain's life down the toilet.............Life lessons learned.
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,551
Posted By jokermtb
I'd be interested to know what the hell went down...

I'd be interested to know what the hell went down that caused everyone to think it was Das Kraut's fault for all the mayhem?
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,702
Posted By jokermtb
Can you run a Big Block in the front of a Strom,...

Can you run a Big Block in the front of a Strom, and not remove/modify the stock front fender?
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