ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 57
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DFW_Warrior
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-07-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I'm pretty sure that I am that one person that...

I'm pretty sure that I am that one person that Rusty is talking about. I don't happen to have any takeoff's from my Strom (same tire size), but I do have a garage, tire changer, and a balancer. I'd...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,765
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I got ya. I hope you get her fixed up quickly...

I got ya. I hope you get her fixed up quickly and back on the road to finish your trip.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,765
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Okay, so don't take this the wrong way, but if...

Okay, so don't take this the wrong way, but if this is the outcome of a simple tire change then it might be good to let the really nice shop owner do the work for a reasonable fee. Plus who knows if...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By DFW_Warrior
For that price, it just might be a steal...

For that price, it just might be a steal (literally). I'd think it would be a around $4000-$4500 depending on the condition.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Hmmm, how much better would you guys say that the...

Hmmm, how much better would you guys say that the braking is with the SV calipers instead of the stock Strom ones? It might be a mod I'd be interested in if I find the right deal on a set.
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Unless something has changed in the past couple...

Unless something has changed in the past couple of years since I bought mine, the only place to buy Touratech panniers is from Touratech.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,857
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I can't wait, we'll be getting the trailer ready...

I can't wait, we'll be getting the trailer ready this weekend so we can be ready to roll. It's gonna be a fun one.
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,757
Posted By DFW_Warrior
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I would buy that one in a heartbeat. My 1k...

I would buy that one in a heartbeat.

My 1k has 60k "miles" on it and it's still going strong. I think I'll start looking for another one once this one reaches 100k.

The poster that said he...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,603
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Hell yeah, it removes unwanted metal and plastic....

Hell yeah, it removes unwanted metal and plastic. I think my bike is a good .5 lbs lighter now.:lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I put Pro-Taper CR high's on my Strom with some...

I put Pro-Taper CR high's on my Strom with some Tag Metal bar adapters. I love having my dirt bike style bars back instead of having my wrists bent inward. It gives me way more control, and it way...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,603
Posted By DFW_Warrior
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warri...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warrior/IMG_0871.jpg

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa103/DFW_Warrior/IMG_0664.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,326
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Note to self: middles of intersections and the...

Note to self: middles of intersections and the center strip of roads usually have sand or gravel in them. I really thought everyone knew this already. Ah well, live and learn.
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By DFW_Warrior
If it was the clutch switch than the bike...

If it was the clutch switch than the bike wouldn't turn over.

On the trail if the sidestand switch screws up on you just cut the wires and twist them together. Cover with a little electrical tape...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I agree. I can do a street tire in a heartbeat,...

I agree. I can do a street tire in a heartbeat, but I can't stand doing dirt tires with tubes and dual rim locks. What a pain in the butt.
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,479
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Mainly because most big baggers come with large...

Mainly because most big baggers come with large windshields from the factory and usually those things are tought of ahead of time by a major manufacturer. Most aftermarket companies only care about...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,479
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I love my stock windshield....:evil

I love my stock windshield....:evil
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,833
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Adventure Motostuff makes a good one.

Adventure Motostuff makes a good one.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,744
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I had a friend here in the DFW area on a Strom 1k...

I had a friend here in the DFW area on a Strom 1k that also suffered from oil starvation. But then after a few rounds of questions it appeared he was trying to ride a 1 mile long wheelie. I guess...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,438
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I chose a Strom mainly because it was in my...

I chose a Strom mainly because it was in my budget and would do what I wanted it to do, take me across the country.

Plus, I didn't want my bike to ramdomly catch fire and I've heard that Gs's have...
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 15,737
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Alejo, heal up quick my friend! Let me know if...

Alejo, heal up quick my friend! Let me know if there's anything I need to do to help out any.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,656
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I can do one better!!! I'm the buddy bringing...

I can do one better!!! I'm the buddy bringing the XR down to Houston for her. I think if we start up on online bidding war I could be persuaded to drop it off somewhere else.:wink:

Oops, did I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,656
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Serious now. The XR sat for 9 months with...

Serious now. The XR sat for 9 months with nothing special done to it except some Stabil in the fuel and the petcock shut off. And it started on the 3rd kick when we turned it over. I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,628
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Glad your alright!! BMW did the right thing in...

Glad your alright!! BMW did the right thing in how they treated you. Kudos to them as well, even though you did almost become a human rocketman.

I guess this will solve the which is better...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,395
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I've got a 14T countershaft sprocket that fits...

I've got a 14T countershaft sprocket that fits the Stroms. You put that baby on and that bike will crawl in first gear.:evil I had to take it off cause it hurt my freeway speed way too much. But...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
But that one doesn't count cause it wasn't on a...

But that one doesn't count cause it wasn't on a BMW.:evil You see, in the mind of a BMW rider, the records just don't matter if they were made on an inferior bike. And racing doesn't matter since...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Even though I don't have a Wee, I can tell you...

Even though I don't have a Wee, I can tell you that I didn't notice one bit of increased noise when I went to an aftermarket front sprocket on mine. So I'd go with whichever one is a couple bucks...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,749
Posted By DFW_Warrior
:lol3 Very well put!!!

:lol3 Very well put!!!
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Motorcycle cooking is awesome!! We have wrapped...

Motorcycle cooking is awesome!! We have wrapped two or three hotdogs in foil around my Wife's front header of her SV before. Those were some of the best tasting hot dogs that I've ever had. Who...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I waited around a month or so. But trust me,...

I waited around a month or so. But trust me, they are well worth the wait and then some. I wouldn't trade mine for anything.
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,516
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Yes, I am sure of the numbers.... But one thing...

Yes, I am sure of the numbers.... But one thing though....

The package that the sprocket came in was mis-labeled!!! I pulled the clutch back off and counted teeth and it's a 14!:huh

So yes, my...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Well, the Beemer's "quailty" sure isn't...

Well, the Beemer's "quailty" sure isn't preformance. And from all the threads I've seen about broken crap on them it sure doesn't seem to be durability. Appearance....well, lets just call this one...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Where did JeffJeff go to? Maybe he's out begging...

Where did JeffJeff go to? Maybe he's out begging for more of Daddy's money so he can take another trip to Mexico or something.:lol3
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Wow, you really do sound like a BMW rider. Now I...

Wow, you really do sound like a BMW rider. Now I can add that as another reason not to own one. You couldn't pay me enough to be classified in the same category as you. Have fun bragging about...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
If you give me the choice between a Lincoln...

If you give me the choice between a Lincoln Blackwood pickup and a Chevy, I would pick the Chevy. Even though the Lincoln it twice the cost so it must be better. I choose the Chevy because I know...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,516
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I agree 100%!! I just put the 16/43 on my 1k and...

I agree 100%!! I just put the 16/43 on my 1k and it's coming off tomorrow. I don't see how you guys can hardly notice it. My 70mph rpm's went from 3100 to 5500.:eek1 Yes, first gear is wicked...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
So do older Harleys. Man look at how reliable...

So do older Harleys. Man look at how reliable those things are, they are AWESOME!!! I bet I could go a whole 5k miles without it leaking oil out of somewhere. And yet they are still really...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,138
Posted By DFW_Warrior
Just because you pay a premium doesn't mean that...

Just because you pay a premium doesn't mean that you are getting high quality equipment. I'd be willing to be there aren't too many Ferrari's runnin' around with 150k miles on them. But I could...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,364
Posted By DFW_Warrior
My vote for street tires on the Strom are the...

My vote for street tires on the Strom are the Bridgestone BT020's. I had them on the Warrior and LOVED them. They last a long time, are really nice and sticky, and perform fabulous in the wet...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By DFW_Warrior
I just use the two prong trailer plugs from any...

I just use the two prong trailer plugs from any hardware store. And they also work with the battery tenders plug just fine. I think two ran me $1.19 last time I bought them.

I just zip-tied them...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 57

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014