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Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 105,388
Views: 20,921,431
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Not sure why they'd bother. The back tire was...

Not sure why they'd bother. The back tire was the only one I locked up when a lady pulled her Mercedes out in front of my '06. Heck, I could have used a little more front brake. I might not have a...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Spot... customer for life.

So back in the spring of 2008 I bought a Spot tracker for a trip I took to Florida. After that, I just wasn't using it, and it ended up in a box of "stuff." Sometime before my subscription renewal...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 44,116
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
You know, this really isn't a bad price compared...

You know, this really isn't a bad price compared to this guy's $32,900 asking price on his Ninja two-fiddy:

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ftw/mcy/1419749749.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,859
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
How 'bout a Ruckus? ...

How 'bout a Ruckus?

http://totalruckus.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=12143
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,001
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Personally, I really like being able to I.D. a...

Personally, I really like being able to I.D. a cop in my mirrors, but then again, I don't suppose I'd have to worry about being caught speeding on a Uly.

:hide
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 89,101
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
No pics of hot chick = Never happened. :lol3 ...

No pics of hot chick = Never happened.
:lol3




Looks slow. They shoulda gone with black.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 89,101
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
One of my fellow TX Tiger riders mentioned he's...

One of my fellow TX Tiger riders mentioned he's been real happy with this one. Sounds beefy... err, the screen, not the dude.

http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/Tigerprod.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 89,101
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
So, I just picked up a black '08 on Saturday,...

So, I just picked up a black '08 on Saturday, moving from an SV650 (my 2nd, actually). I'd always thought the SV wasn't too bad, until I rode the Tiger. I think even I peed myself a little on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 33,789
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I also run the IMS 4.9, though I can't milk that...

I also run the IMS 4.9, though I can't milk that kind of range out of it. I appears to have some kind of medical condition in my right wrist that seems to hurt my gas mileage. The big tank is great,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,239
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Of course the flip side to that is... if I manage...

Of course the flip side to that is... if I manage to do something to punch a hole in my IMS tank, I've got a stocker sitting there in the garage so I can continue riding to work while I repair or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I don't... The only way I'm crossing something...

I don't... The only way I'm crossing something that deep and murky is 2nd in line. You first, buddy!
:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I think the answer depends on you telling us more...

I think the answer depends on you telling us more about the question. What matters to you most? Do you just want to be able to cruise at 75, or do you want to be able to do it with a minimum of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 146,031
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
You can always start with a can of Krylon Fusion...

You can always start with a can of Krylon Fusion for a primer, then cover that in whatever topcoat you want. I just used it to camo a rubber grip for a buddy's M4 in Afghanistan. The closest desert...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,659
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I just picked up a DR650 on December 31st....

I just picked up a DR650 on December 31st. January 1st was spent riding dirt/gravel county roads with a guy on a KLR and another on a Honda XR650L. Despite my sheer lack of technique, the DR bailed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,715
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Yup... For my education and experience level, I...

Yup... For my education and experience level, I sure couldn't afford to leave the job I have now. There is nowhere else that is going to just offer me the money I'm making.

And I sure couldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2005, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
+1 Makes more sense to me to just lose the...

+1

Makes more sense to me to just lose the bottom end altogether, and sleeve the extension piece over the remaining upper section. Then you can have a foot made up that looks like a foot, or a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12,077
Views: 2,622,426
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Know what you mean... I'm in Lewisville and was...

Know what you mean... I'm in Lewisville and was thinking I might take the Sherpa to work until I saw a big sheet of ice right where I have to make my first corner. If you get ready for a ride, let me...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Well, I was about to tell you how you're full of...

Well, I was about to tell you how you're full of it and there was no way it could be something as common as that, but I happened to have a pack of 1/4-20's in the garage, and they shut me the hell...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Only moderately off-topic... does anyone know the...

Only moderately off-topic... does anyone know the thread dimensions used for mounting digicams etc to a tripod/camera mount? I've got a RAM mount, but not a clue about the thread I need.

I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
If she doesn't want to wait, there are plenty of...

If she doesn't want to wait, there are plenty of little DS bikes already out there. I almost feel guilty that I haven't touched my SV650 since I picked up this little Sherpa. It's light enough that...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,778
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I don't know... I've seen a guy go inverted on...

I don't know... I've seen a guy go inverted on his 1150GS. I think it's more accurate to say a plane can recover itself from a steeper bank than a bike can.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
So you're asking if he owns a power drill, then? ...

So you're asking if he owns a power drill, then?
:D
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,112
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I have to wonder if wiley store managers are...

I have to wonder if wiley store managers are trying to unload the first gen models quick before they've got the QII sitting there for comparison.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 29,949
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
+1 on that... When I first got my Sy-Max they...

+1 on that... When I first got my Sy-Max they didn't have any smoked shields in the shop so I used sunglasses.

On the other hand, it did make it a little easier to get good access for then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Can't say I've ridden either one, but for what...

Can't say I've ridden either one, but for what it's worth, I've had my Sherpa (better looking, air-cooled, e-start cousin to the KLR 250) on the highway and I'm going to make the assumption that they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,949
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Don't forget the Sherpa fits his preference for...

Don't forget the Sherpa fits his preference for an air cooled motor. It's also got an electric start. I don't know why the KLR 250 is kick only. :loco
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
I couldn't find them googling "Happy Trails" but...

I couldn't find them googling "Happy Trails" but if you try "Happy Trail" you'll have better luck.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
These guys? http://www.happy-trail.com/

These guys?

http://www.happy-trail.com/
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Scroll about 1/3 of the way down. ...

Scroll about 1/3 of the way down.

http://svrider.com/photos/modifications-2.htm

The builder, Momesso Gaspare had a conversion kit for about $1900, but that was 2001. Somewhere I saw specs on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,226
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Don't forget the offroad version of the SV650. ...

Don't forget the offroad version of the SV650. :D

http://www.svrider.com/photos/sv-pics/Momesso2/gas3.JPG
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-17-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 198,882
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
One more checking in... Saw Patman was from...

One more checking in... Saw Patman was from Lewisville, too and thought I might know him, but the description doesn't fit. Who'd have figured there could be more than one motorcycle riding Pat in...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2005, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
For extra durability, Duct Tape soles and heat...

For extra durability, Duct Tape soles and heat shields to ward off those "what's burning?" moments.

For that matter, I know Frogg Toggs had a line of boot covers that you could get with a heat...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Think you may be right about the shot with the...

Think you may be right about the shot with the KTM. The more I look at the 2nd set of photos, the more I think these guys are not wearing the same stuff though. The upper arm coverage looks...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Identify this jacket?

Can anyone tell me what jacket this is?
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Minimal... Had a trials bike briefly in...

Minimal... Had a trials bike briefly in highschool. About all I remember from that was not to rev 'er up and pop the clutch on the street.

Took the MSF dirtbike school a couple of months ago and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Wasn't going all that fast, residential streets...

Wasn't going all that fast, residential streets and all that. Meant more that it had a weird turn in feel. Then again, that was just before I replaced the back tire on my SV, so I may have just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Well, the Sherpa I'm looking at is in the hands...

Well, the Sherpa I'm looking at is in the hands of a local who rides a 650 and whose wife doesn't care to ride as much as he hoped. He let me take it around the block when I bought some barkbusters...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2005, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Sleepy Weasel
Baby DS experiences? Super Sherpa specifically.

Well, all you guys with your stories and pictures of Mexico, Colorado, Montana, etc are killing me. I can see it's time to break down and get something more dirt worthy than my SV650, but I'm not in...
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