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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By simbaboy
Just sent you a PM. Below is my 97 DR350SE that...

Just sent you a PM.
Below is my 97 DR350SE that I just sold. I replaced it with a DR650.
Also, typical unpaved farm roads close to home.
Simba
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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Hello Paul, we had a very good time. I think...

Hello Paul,
we had a very good time.
I think I will stick with 'dish washing' gloves or yard gloves.:clap
Imu
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By simbaboy
Read the title of your thread and immediately...

Read the title of your thread and immediately thought of Moab. :clap
Simba
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By simbaboy
Hello ZJeepMI, Very nice pictures and I like...

Hello ZJeepMI,
Very nice pictures and I like your RR and style.
No way you paid only $1200 for the DR. That is a great find.
I am in Dewitt-just North of Lansing. I have a dual sport ride...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-23-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 26,665
Posted By simbaboy
Been taking my Burgman 650 ('Big Easy') out a lot...

Been taking my Burgman 650 ('Big Easy') out a lot recently.
Today, went back riding with buddies ridng on a Beemer GS and a Ninja 650.
We got to a motorcycle hangout--over a 100 HDs. There was one...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-20-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
I used to make fun of a buddy who had a Burgman...

I used to make fun of a buddy who had a Burgman 400. I tried it once and now I have two 650's. I am amazed at those who put down scoots without ever having tried one.

I tried the car tire and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Absolutely, the more the merrier. Take Care...

Absolutely, the more the merrier.
Take Care Friends,
Simba
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
I have yet to find truly effective water proof...

I have yet to find truly effective water proof gloves--so you guys are up to something.
Simba
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
Its a very paved area for riding. I met a guy in...

Its a very paved area for riding. I met a guy in Hell--he has MBS as well and I plan to ride with him next Saturday. No, he didn't have horns or a fork. The ride to Hell and back via Dexter Trail...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
I had been warned that May can be cool, rainy and...

I had been warned that May can be cool, rainy and not too many whales in The Gulf of St. Lawrence. People were right on all counts.

But I did get to see a few belugas and had a great time riding...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Hello Clampett, I thank you for your support...

Hello Clampett,
I thank you for your support but I really thank for not reacting to Tarka's post. He wrote what he wrote in passion. We are all good.
Simba
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Pm and apology received and accepted. We are...

Pm and apology received and accepted.
We are all good!
The Burgman 650 has to be one of the top ten secrets in the MC world.
I have picked up two--one for Mrs. Simba and one for myself.
Thanks....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Hello Sam, I is a good man, special and I is...

Hello Sam,

I is a good man, special and I is beautiful.

But how would you respond to somebody who doesn't know you starts calling you names (like Tarka did a few posts earlier)?. I just wished...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
It feels different but I got used to it very...

It feels different but I got used to it very quickly. It requires more counter steering (a well known fact). But every time I would encounter a nice curvy road I would wonder if I might wash out. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
I Darksided 'Big Easy' last yr. After about 3K...

I Darksided 'Big Easy' last yr. After about 3K Miles I am going back to MC tire. I need to enjoy curves and twists by NOT thinking about my rear tire. The tire is great, its just my brain.

Simba
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
Thread Hijack Alert: 'Big Easy' and I darksided...

Thread Hijack Alert:
'Big Easy' and I darksided in Hell.
Hell, Michigan that is.
Imu

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/IMG_3652_zpsmvabmngo.png...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By simbaboy
Michigan Scooter Photo Tag-O-Rama

I did a search and did not find a scooter specific photo Tag-O-Rama so I will start one.

Anybody can move the Tag to a new location after 1 week, if there is no grab. For this tag that would be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
There is language Police in Michigan---every...

There is language Police in Michigan---every thing written in French has to also be written in English. Your fine this time is you pay for the next poutine I eat. Paying for tolls,ferries and beer...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
I have a darkside rear tire on my Burgman 650. ...

I have a darkside rear tire on my Burgman 650. But after a a nice prolonged trial and thought I am going back to MC tire. I just put an order for new F/R, new bearings and seals and new brake pads....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,574
Posted By simbaboy
Captn, I know what you mean about being...

Captn,

I know what you mean about being 'cool'. It is interesting when at gas stations and restaurants its the Burgman that gets a lot of positive attention from a certain age demography. The...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
$2.70 for Regular, $3.05 for Supreme. Imu

$2.70 for Regular, $3.05 for Supreme.
Imu
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Thanks for keeping it civil and not resorting to...

Thanks for keeping it civil and not resorting to name calling.

What you say makes sense--Insurance Companies always look for a reason not to pay a claim. They would make me prove that the dark...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Hello Tarka, I thank you for your concern...

Hello Tarka,

I thank you for your concern re: my safety and that of others. I wish you health and peace.

Simba

my tractor Yamaha TW200 has a ATV rear tire. :rofl That makes me a very dull...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
more pics from Kirk ...

more pics from Kirk

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/IMG_1013_zpsek432hfg.jpg (http://s1323.photobucket.com/user/imuesmail/media/IMG_1013_zpsek432hfg.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Pictures from Vikingtazz

Hello Friends,
Kirk sent these:
Great Trip and memories.
Simba

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/IMG_0102_zpsymskfcne.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Thanks. Here is the RR:...

Thanks. Here is the RR: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1065074

I can't imagine taking any of my other bikes for long distance touring.

Thanks,
Simba
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 63,983
Posted By simbaboy
Dang Sam, you are too fast. we do have some...

Dang Sam, you are too fast. we do have some churches around here but what is this thing called a museum?
I dare you to find me a farm or a large farm implement. I would win that in a second.
Simba
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
That really looks like a lot of fun. I wish I...

That really looks like a lot of fun.
I wish I could do it but no can do.
I will always remember our trip and hopefully we will have more rides together in the future.
Imu
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,742
Posted By simbaboy
External Tank

RRR,
Remember this one was available at a decent price.
Simba

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/P1260864_zps94be0cc8.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,413
Posted By simbaboy
Should I? No, I shouldn't! But I will because I...

Should I? No, I shouldn't! But I will because I am a dummy.

I just came back from a 2000+ Mile journey touring on my Burgman 650 with a dark side tire. So here is my review.

But first a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Cabot: we are in the prelim planning...

Cabot: we are in the prelim planning stages--maybe, 2016.
Without sounding a little manic I have also been thinking about The Arctic Circle.

Please stay in touch,
Simba
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
my riding buddies

Martin did not join us until later in Quebec City.
Kirk's Dad rides a fine looking Kawi Vulcan.

http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/IMG_0056_zps7j05x863.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
After Tadoussac the plan was to ride to Saguenay....

After Tadoussac the plan was to ride to Saguenay. But the Canadians kept asking me if I was still going there as they had no desire to keep riding in the rain and cold weather. They were such...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
We had a great time. There is no language...

We had a great time. There is no language barrier as most people spoke better English than Pawel or I.

I was born in Mwanza but spent a lot of time in Dar. I was one of the few Indians in my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
SoCal is awesome. Thanks. Imu here is...

SoCal is awesome. Thanks.
Imu

here is Michigan Charity Car/Bike Wash. its all good
http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u597/imuesmail/fat-girls-in-bikinis_40253166_zpsmxdxj99q.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
animal fries vs. poutine? who is the sucker? I...

animal fries vs. poutine? who is the sucker?
I only wish I had your SoCal sunshine!
I have the next few days off but rain in the forecast.:eek1
Don't you have a 'car/scooter charity wash' and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,355
Posted By simbaboy
Sam, Thank You. We need to have you scootering....

Sam, Thank You.
We need to have you scootering. Any 'car/scooter charity washes' that you can visit. We need new pics.:clap
Imu
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Missed you too, Friend. You would have enjoyed...

Missed you too, Friend.
You would have enjoyed these guys--good people. The food and beer was excellent.
Imu
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Oh My God, somebody help this uncultured...

Oh My God, somebody help this uncultured Californian! He does not know what poutine is. We need an intervention.
Imu
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,533
Posted By simbaboy
Hello Martin, I had a great time riding with you....

Hello Martin, I had a great time riding with you. Yes, lets ride Nova Scotia together. I am ready anytime. I can trailer a bike as much as needed then we can ride. You are a Gentleman. I am glad...
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