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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By DualSportKid
Xr650l

My opinion is that air cooled motors / bikes that don't have radiators and lots of plastic bits are a better bet. I prefer an XR650L with Renthal bars, Moose hand guards and case savers. That makes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,712
Posted By DualSportKid
Dirt tires for 17" DRZ400SM wheels

I want to get more dualsport ability out of my DRZ400SM. Could someone recommend the most aggressive dirt tires that would fit the 17 DRZ400SM wheels?<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,586
Posted By DualSportKid
$14k

Well, if you have that king of jack laying around, you could swing the KTM or the BMW 800GS has been catching my eye lately. Or a Vstrom 1K or 650 and still have allot left over to farkle the hell...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,928
Posted By DualSportKid
+1 on the Bandit 1200

I had a Bandit 1200. It was my first real street bike that took me to far away places. They are way cheap, super fast, pretty comfortable and rock solid as the day is long. Tourmaster soft luggage...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 58,551
Posted By DualSportKid
40 years ago

40 years ago?............ a baby buggy
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,586
Posted By DualSportKid
Sv1000?

I have a SV1000 and a very long and slightly steep gravel driveway at my house in GA and I have to tell you that SV has made my butt pucker more than once coming and going from home. That is by far...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,451
Posted By DualSportKid
I agree

+1 on the back seat. Like I said before I love my Road Glide but my sister-in-law was just down visiting from MO for the hollidays, they own a GL1800 that the put allot of miles on. I took her out...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,451
Posted By DualSportKid
H-D all the way

H-D all the way. If I have to explain, you wouldn't undersatand.

Love my ugly Road Glide.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By DualSportKid
I have an 05 S model

I have an 2005 S model and love it. It is different than alot of bikes. The to torque is just nuts. I ride in the mountains of GA, TN and NC alot with friends on four bangers and while they are...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By DualSportKid
HDT motorcycle

go to dieselmotorcycles.com and find the HDT company. They make a few diesel models and one gas for military use based on the KLR. They have a civilian model coming but it has been delayed because...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By DualSportKid
Well, that settles it, no Myrtle Beach for me...

Well, that settles it, no Myrtle Beach for me (especially since you compared it to Gatlinburg). Guess I will just take the crotch rocket instead of the Strom and go see my folks up in north GA (they...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By DualSportKid
OK, I was trying to be nice when I called it a...

OK, I was trying to be nice when I called it a bit odd looking. Really I think it is butt ugly. I think it looks alot better..... almost tolerable with what Sudzz did to his and where I think it...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By DualSportKid
Anyone try a Vstream windshield yet?

Was just looking through my latest issue of Road Runner and saw an ad for a Vstream windshield. Went to thier web site nationalcycle.com and saw it. Thing looks odd as hell but it just might work to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-24-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By DualSportKid
Go to leesburgbikefest.com and then click on...

Go to leesburgbikefest.com and then click on lodging. At the bottom they have a list of camp grounds. I am sorting through them now cuz me and the main babe might head up there from Jupiter Fri...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By DualSportKid
Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Well, the boss called and said I need to be in Atlanta for May 7th and 8th for meetings and to get a plane ticket. I said I think Myrtle Beach bike week is going on, give me an extra day off and I...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,955
Posted By DualSportKid
Left over 2007 DL1000

I got a brand new left over Vstrom 1000 for $6,747.00 plus tax, plus prep, plus plus plus ect ect ect. OTD ended up being $$7,950.00 At House of Power in Palm Bay Florida. I love this beast! Its a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By DualSportKid
Whats the best OTD price on a DRZ400SM

Was thinking of getting a DRZ400SM. Whats the best price any of you have gotten on a new DRZ400SM out the door?:evil
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By DualSportKid
I have done some sick twisted shit in my life...

I have done some sick twisted shit in my life but, I aint wearing no piss soaked shark skin while riding my bike. Thats just me talking..... ya'll do whatever you want.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,261
Posted By DualSportKid
Run regular. No point to high test unless you...

Run regular. No point to high test unless you have valve knock problems caused by high compression and advanced timing. High test does not burn as fast as regular because it has anti knock agents in...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,309
Posted By DualSportKid
When you said "back into biking again" I am not...

When you said "back into biking again" I am not sure if she rode before or if this is her first bike.

Anyway, I would not recomend it for a first bike. It is very tall and top heavy and while its...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,369
Posted By DualSportKid
2 jam nuts did not work for me the first time...

2 jam nuts did not work for me the first time either. I welded a 3/4" nut on a 1/2" bolt with a 3/4" head on it. Stuck that in there and put a 24" breaker bar on the welded nut and it came loose....
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By DualSportKid
No question about it. The math is simple. ...

No question about it. The math is simple.

6'4" guy + 2 up = Strom 1000.

It is way comfortable and can eat up huge amounts of highway with ease. And to top it all off, its one hell of allot of...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By DualSportKid
New left over Black 2007 DL1000 $7,950.00 OTD in...

New left over Black 2007 DL1000 $7,950.00 OTD in Florida
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,411
Posted By DualSportKid
I have laid it down a few times but never on...

I have laid it down a few times but never on purpose. Youg, too much speed then too much rear brake, shit happens. I cant imagine doing it on purpose to stop though. Seems rubber tires would have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,744
Posted By DualSportKid
"I laid it over a little more and drug some peg...

"I laid it over a little more and drug some peg through the turn keeping steady speed but he was still hard on it and we were running out of room as the lane merged. He started getting onto the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By DualSportKid
radio - intercom

My wife and I have a pair of Nady MRC-11X. They are sort of hand held walkie talkies that have helmet head setsn that plug into them. We have flip up helmets so I went with the boom type mics for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,639
Posted By DualSportKid
I try to stay with Cameron Diaz or Rene Zelwiger

I try to stay with Cameron Diaz or Rene Zelwiger when possible. So far that has never been possible so in the mean time I have been either camping at campgrounds if I am on a trip where I can take my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,744
Posted By DualSportKid
When I get an indication they might want to race...

When I get an indication they might want to race I egg them on. I rev the motor a few times, drop the clutch just a little while its still red then when the light turns green I just let them take off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,989
Posted By DualSportKid
Hell, the way I look at it is, if I ride my...

Hell, the way I look at it is, if I ride my Vstrom to work everyday instead of driving my big jacked up F250 I will be gett ALlOT more out of my dollar of gas.
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By DualSportKid
I would go for a KLR. Allot of bang for the buck....

I would go for a KLR. Allot of bang for the buck.
But if your thinking more minimalistic like the DR650 I would give the Honda XR650L a really hard look. Bullet proof and down right dirt cheap used,...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By DualSportKid
You shouldnt have a problem unless there is...

You shouldnt have a problem unless there is something about the seats I don't know. If you need more power you could always put one headlight on a switch to save some there. If you didn't know there...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By DualSportKid
No opinion on the Uly, seen them in the stores...

No opinion on the Uly, seen them in the stores but neven even sat on them.
Like a few guys said, if money is no issue the GS is a great bike the GSA is even better if your a big guy with long legs...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By DualSportKid
HOLY @#^%! %$#@ %$^& *(^%! A crotch rocket dirt...

HOLY @#^%! %$#@ %$^& *(^%! A crotch rocket dirt bike. I gotta build one of those. Why didnt I think of that before? I have always been trying to get more power out of my dirt bikes when I should have...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,914
Posted By DualSportKid
Looked like a great trip up until the white stuff...

Looked like a great trip up until the white stuff fell. BRRRRR! As a Florida boy I would have had a hard time. We saw snow here once back in 1976 but that was the last time. Thank god for global...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By DualSportKid
I have owned both, came off a Bandit 1200 to the...

I have owned both, came off a Bandit 1200 to the wee. I couldn't handle the lack of power on the highway for my taste. So I gave it to the wife and she loved it. Went from the wee to a SV1000S and...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,972
Posted By DualSportKid
I just picked up a new 2007 1K for...

I just picked up a new 2007 1K for $6,747.00............ After taxes, freight, ect, ect, ect, the OTD was $7,950.00. On Suzuki's web site the thing retails for $8,999.00 so I got itfor $2,252.00 off...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By DualSportKid
Well, tough question, depends on you. If you are...

Well, tough question, depends on you. If you are going to stay pretty local 2 up with not much highway or luggage I would go for the lighter XR650L or KLR650. They would be easier to handle off road...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 676,431
Posted By DualSportKid
Have owned both stroms now

I had a Wee for a few months, not enough power to keep me happy so I gave it to the wife (she loved it) and I bought a SV1000S for me. I just sold my wife's wee strom so I could buy a 07 Strom 1000....
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,853
Posted By DualSportKid
Its big for me

I am 5'-9" 190lbs. Bike is kinda big for me. I don't even come close to flat footing it. I handle it well as I have had years of riding tall dirt bikes but for someone my size with little or no...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,613
Posted By DualSportKid
I use the Cortech Mini. Love it. Been on several...

I use the Cortech Mini. Love it. Been on several bikes.
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