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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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Posted By oldmanb777
Yes as well as stuff like hand guards etc.

Yes as well as stuff like hand guards etc.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:37 AM
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Views: 313,353
Posted By oldmanb777
After spending the day with my Wee yesterday, I...

After spending the day with my Wee yesterday, I believe I am right. These are 2 very different bikes. The old 1000, and the old 650 are VERY similar. The new 1000 just ROCKS !. Very nimble, light...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:27 AM
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Views: 313,353
Posted By oldmanb777
Nice, very nice. :clap I'm jealous!

Nice, very nice. :clap I'm jealous!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By oldmanb777
Happy Birthday :clap Our ride didn't get as far. ...

Happy Birthday :clap Our ride didn't get as far. That's a long day in the saddle.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-18-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By oldmanb777
I carried a throw down wallet for a long time,...

I carried a throw down wallet for a long time, especially in southern Europe. Monopoly money, fake credit cards etc. Lost it to pick pockets a couple times. Although the one that pissed me off the...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By oldmanb777
Saltire Motorcycles was a good recommendation....

Saltire Motorcycles was a good recommendation. Nice people and nice store. I rented a new Suzuki VStrom 1000. The new model. very impressive offering from Suzuki. Had a blast, and the weather was...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By oldmanb777
Have you tried VRBO ? "Vacation rental By...

Have you tried VRBO ? "Vacation rental By Owner"
I have had good luck with them. This would be a very nice idea, like the tent space thread. I would like to see it expanded. I don't have a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By oldmanb777
Nice, not an XC ? Very nice indeed.

Nice, not an XC ?
Very nice indeed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By oldmanb777
7389 S. Kit Carson st Centennial 80122

7389 S. Kit Carson st Centennial 80122
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By oldmanb777
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 30,995
Posted By oldmanb777
Didn't know I did that. so sorry. I plan to be...

Didn't know I did that. so sorry. I plan to be on the DRZ400. I don't think the Wee would be as fun on this ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By oldmanb777
Looks like I will be on the Wee. Several others...

Looks like I will be on the Wee. Several others on Wee's and maybe a KLR.
Leaving Centennial about 10:00 or 10:30 at the latest.
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 313,353
Posted By oldmanb777
I was pleasantly surprised by the wind. not at...

I was pleasantly surprised by the wind. not at all like the older ones. I have a Givi screen on mine with madstad. The OEM on the new bike is much better than my setup. And yes I really liked the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 30,995
Posted By oldmanb777
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By oldmanb777
Is that half a butt, as in the Iron type? I...

Is that half a butt, as in the Iron type? I can't get out of here until about 10:30 or so.
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 313,353
Posted By oldmanb777
Myh impressions

Not that I'm some sort of expert, but been riding for a while. AND I had the pleasure of spending the day with the new DL1000. I had a layover in Edinburgh Scotland. they were having a Suzuki...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By oldmanb777
Nice thumper. Guess it will snow tonight for...

Nice thumper. Guess it will snow tonight for sure...............:vardy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By oldmanb777
Friday

Friday looks like a ride day. But where, and dirt bike or ADVenture bike?
Got lots to get done tomorrow, but Friday IS a ride day.:ricky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 30,995
Posted By oldmanb777
Just got my May schedule. Actually a little...

Just got my May schedule. Actually a little early, but I'm IN...:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 172,075
Posted By oldmanb777
I'm out. Wife's already got dinner started.

I'm out. Wife's already got dinner started.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 172,075
Posted By oldmanb777
So anybody in for tonight?

So anybody in for tonight?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By oldmanb777
When you get to the west side of Hancock, take a...

When you get to the west side of Hancock, take a short run up and check out the Alpine Tunnel. Then back down toward Pitkin. But at the bottom turn right instead. That has you going North away from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By oldmanb777
Just too early to plan.

Just too early to plan.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 10:21 PM
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Views: 30,995
Posted By oldmanb777
.................

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By oldmanb777
Edinbourgh

I had a dead day in Ednibourgh. So I rented a new Suzuki DL1000A VStrom from Saltire Motorcycle. I'm not affiliated with them in any way, but they made it all doable. very nice people to deal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By oldmanb777
The new DL1000A from Suzuki is very impressive. ...

The new DL1000A from Suzuki is very impressive. Compared to my older version of the DL650, and the old version of the DL1000, the new VStrom is greatly improved. Hard to believe they are cut from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By oldmanb777
What did you do @ work today,Daddy?

http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/i-JKZrnzs/0/M/Edinbourgh%20004-M.jpg (http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/27145857_jQRDFp#!i=3179638464&k=JKZrnzs&lb=1&s=A)

Well I was...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By oldmanb777
http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/i-JKZ...

http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/i-JKZrnzs/0/M/Edinbourgh%20004-M.jpg (http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/27145857_jQRDFp#!i=3179638464&k=JKZrnzs&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By oldmanb777
That could be it. backpressure is EXTREMELY...

That could be it. backpressure is EXTREMELY important to proper engine performance. So, Yes I think your right. I rode it today. Spent most of the day with it. I gotta say, very impressive. Much...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By oldmanb777
Just looked at a new one here in Scotland. The...

Just looked at a new one here in Scotland. The new 2014 ADV model. Stripped it is $9999 lbs sterling. Well equipped it is north of $12000 lbs Sterling. I think with the devalued dollar, that's...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By oldmanb777
The new one has a single can. Also has some sort...

The new one has a single can. Also has some sort of valve before the can. I'm not sure what it does, but it is spring loaded and has 2 cables going to it. I'm guessing it is to control back pressure...
Forum: Europe 04-13-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By oldmanb777
Thanks, went there today. I think I can get away...

Thanks, went there today. I think I can get away tomorrow and rent a bike for the day. Seems like a good shop.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,264
Posted By oldmanb777
Next time I get up there, maybe I can send you a...

Next time I get up there, maybe I can send you a pm, and say :wave

I drive an old red and silver F-150 with topper on it, and ADV sticker on the back. And a yellow WeeStrom, I also wear a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By oldmanb777
The tank will flex, and the gas will destroy the...

The tank will flex, and the gas will destroy the epoxy/jb weld. Is it a plastic tank? or metal. make sure the expoxy has plenty to grip to. So scratch the surface as much as you can where the epoxy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By oldmanb777
Whats wrong with it? could you use some epoxy or...

Whats wrong with it? could you use some epoxy or JB weld to get you through? be creative. JB weld can hold some amazing stuff together if you just relax a bit, and use your Yankee ingenuity. Post...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By oldmanb777
Question Edinburgh ?

I have a couple layovers in Edinburgh this month. Any good place to get a bike for a day?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By oldmanb777
You can start this time of year with the county...

You can start this time of year with the county roads east of you. Follow the Palmer Divide down to Cal Han for a burger, and visit the Indian Paint mines. It will be a couple months before much in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,264
Posted By oldmanb777
My Sister lives on Pitchfork. You close to that? ...

My Sister lives on Pitchfork. You close to that? Maybe get together for a few minutes next time I'm up there.
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 939
Posted By oldmanb777
Iberia Peninsula. Rent in either Lisbon, or...

Iberia Peninsula. Rent in either Lisbon, or Barcelona, head out.
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By oldmanb777
You probably won't get a reservation @ Modonna...

You probably won't get a reservation @ Modonna Inn in San Louis Obispo.
But try anyway, well worth it. Lots to see, and some very nice riding.
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