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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By tennyis
Looking forward to this one, i've got a 12, 9 and...

Looking forward to this one, i've got a 12, 9 and 6 year old that can't wait to start riding on the bike with me :) I have not taken them yet.. but soon :)
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
Sounds like a ride for my V-Strom as long as it's...

Sounds like a ride for my V-Strom as long as it's dry :) You guys meet at the Oops gas station correct?
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,667
Posted By tennyis
really enjoying the ride report! subscribed!

really enjoying the ride report! subscribed!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
funny reading through this thread a year later :)...

funny reading through this thread a year later :) I have about 20,000km under my belt now and ride all over the place! I've taken my v-strom trailing riding, gravel roads, interstates, weekend trips,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,867
Posted By tennyis
greatly enjoyed the ride report! I am from...

greatly enjoyed the ride report! I am from Kingston!

Do you have to have a google maps run down of the route you took? the roads look like my V-Strom would be right at home :)
Forum: Canada 07-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
PM Sent :)

PM Sent :)
Forum: Canada 07-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
anyone here familiar with doing valve adjustments...

anyone here familiar with doing valve adjustments and throttle body syncs on a v-strom 650? I'd like to learn how to do it and am willing to pay and watch :) Bike shop wants 80 an hour for 3-5hrs!
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
sounds like the roads i'm looking for on my...

sounds like the roads i'm looking for on my v-strom! I only know of the K&P trail and would be happy to show you it but my next couple weekends are shot!
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
they are still out, I was there on Saturday lol.

they are still out, I was there on Saturday lol.
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
hey guys, last weekend I did the K&P trail on my...

hey guys, last weekend I did the K&P trail on my V-Strom. I don't have offroad tires or a skid plate, etc.

I loved the ride though! any other trails or fire access roads around here that would be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
Thanks for the help with the roads! We had an...

Thanks for the help with the roads! We had an absolutely fantastic trip! We got SOAKED on the way down but the rest of the trip was great! Lake George is a fun place!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
https://www.google.com/maps/dir/99+Canada+St,+Lake...

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/99+Canada+St,+Lake+George,+NY+12845,+USA/Lake+Placid,+NY,+USA/44.9434495,-73.2756396/44.3651291,-73.2358142/43.4139042,-73.7128141/@44.5800778,-73.6963346,10z/data=!4m4...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
day trip, the fun ride :) I will delete...

day trip, the fun ride :)

I will delete these once you see them :)
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
route home

route home
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
temp post, RE PM sent.

temp post, RE PM sent.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 576,718
Posted By tennyis
I've enjoyed reading threw your thread and got...

I've enjoyed reading threw your thread and got some ideas for some roads to travel on. I am heading down that with a couple friends on May 16. We are going to stay in Lake George. Any roads we MUST...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 1,188,334
Posted By tennyis
I have been really drooling over a WR250R.. ...

I have been really drooling over a WR250R.. couple more years when I can get a cheap used one :) They are not worth the asking price new IMO.

It would compliment my V-strom perfectly :)
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By tennyis
prices are hard to justify online, every area is...

prices are hard to justify online, every area is very different. I paid 4200 for mine and it has more miles and it took me a long time and an end of season deal to get it for that.

as far as what...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 425,069
Posted By tennyis
I have read through the entire thread and greatly...

I have read through the entire thread and greatly enjoyed it! hope we get to hear more about your trip!

I must have misread it but I thought originally billy was married, must have been someone...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By tennyis
I wouldn't go anywhere near Toronto right now on...

I wouldn't go anywhere near Toronto right now on a bike. I live a couple hours east and with the amount of ice that we have gotten this year I wouldn't even think of riding a bike right now. Go south...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,658
Posted By tennyis
What an amazing trip for you guys to go on! I am...

What an amazing trip for you guys to go on! I am a new rider and don't trust myself yet with kids on the back but in another couple of years I plan on riding with them and doing a weekend getaway...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 380,645
Posted By tennyis
well this thread just made me feel like a wimp...

well this thread just made me feel like a wimp for crying about having to ride my bike to storage in the snow LOL and by snow I mean snowing but melting as soon as it hits the ground LOL
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By tennyis
wound up going with a v-strom, I figured for the...

wound up going with a v-strom, I figured for the kind of riding I do it was the way to go!
Forum: Canada 09-25-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,934
Views: 163,151
Posted By tennyis
where was that? looks like it might be something...

where was that? looks like it might be something my v-strom could handle!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
Thanks wound up buying one now, good deal came...

Thanks wound up buying one now, good deal came along so I figured why wait until spring :)

I am the proud new owner of a 2004 dl650 v-strom!
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,522,015
Posted By tennyis
how do these things handle as road bikes? I'll...

how do these things handle as road bikes? I'll probably spend 80-90% of the time on the road.

My buddies have nick named me captain slow.. if that helps explain my riding style lol. I just enjoy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By tennyis
located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. There...

located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

There are a few other KLR's and DR's available in my price range, all with similar mileage though and much older so I think for what I can afford it's a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By tennyis
not buying it sight unseen. I told him it's on...

not buying it sight unseen. I told him it's on the condition that the bike is as advertised. if he delivers it and it's burning smoke or not shifting I wont buy it and he knows that.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By tennyis
thanks for the feedback guys! He rides it...

thanks for the feedback guys! He rides it everyday and is willing to ride it about 150km to meet me half way to deliver. So I would think the drive train would be some what decent. He's also selling...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By tennyis
DR 650, whats high mileage?

what's considered high mileage for a dr 650? i'm looking at an 09 that has 50,000km (30,000 miles).

He's reasonable on price, and says it has always been dealer maintained, never offroad (he...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,102
Posted By tennyis
fantastic ride report! how many km did you avg...

fantastic ride report! how many km did you avg per day on the drz? i know it was a while ago but i'm sure you have a rough idea :)

I'm in Kingston as well! actually just outside of it in wilton.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
trip was amazing! did 850km (little over 500...

trip was amazing! did 850km (little over 500 miles) and had a lot of good times and sight seeing. Already thinking of Lake Placid trip next month :)

The bike is a bit on the cramped side for me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
thanks Koolbreeze! It turned into a 2 night trip...

thanks Koolbreeze! It turned into a 2 night trip now! Distance stayed the same we are just heading up the night before to a friends trailer. I'm really looking forward to it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
any tips for my first 2 day bike ride? things to...

any tips for my first 2 day bike ride? things to bring, etc?
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,640
Posted By tennyis
also curious who was at fault, I would think it...

also curious who was at fault, I would think it was pretty equal. I appreciate the video as a new rider it's always nice to learn.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
haha! I do plan on buying a new bike next year....

haha! I do plan on buying a new bike next year. If budget it allows it I will get a V-Strom 650 (brand new). If that does not work out, I will go with a used Katana 750. I think a bike that will fit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
Yes, loving the bike now! Not nearly as nervous...

Yes, loving the bike now! Not nearly as nervous as I was before. There was actually 2 mistakes that I made that all related to my helmet that was causing me stress on the bike.

When I traded my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
Thanks for the great post koolbreeze! and...

Thanks for the great post koolbreeze!

and for the record my MSF instructors all said push, "push left turn left, push right turn right" is what they said over and over.

Push or press though,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,763
Posted By tennyis
I am feeling pretty confident now on the bike but...

I am feeling pretty confident now on the bike but gusting side winds are really messing with me haha. Anything over about 18mph and I can really notice it. I had to ride home in the low 30s and it...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,225
Posted By tennyis
have they confirmed it as a 2014 model? I am...

have they confirmed it as a 2014 model? I am seeing it all over the net.
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