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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By wvtaco
I like those but their mounting rack, is it equal...

I like those but their mounting rack, is it equal on both sides?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,306
Posted By wvtaco
Yep Bear wallow, it comes closeish to my house....

Yep
Bear wallow, it comes closeish to my house. I got on it by coming out of one of the no trail places.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,306
Posted By wvtaco
took the bike berry picking. ...

took the bike berry picking.

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/dl650a/003_zpscwss1zor.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By wvtaco
what i find is v2 has 17 front 41 rear. in 6th...

what i find is v2 has 17 front 41 rear.
in 6th at 130km/h oem should be 4763rpm.
with a 18 tooth front you should be at 4499rpm.

same place says that oem on a v1 130km/h in 6th is 4349rpm.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By wvtaco
Looks like a nice fun trip. I've taken the...

Looks like a nice fun trip.
I've taken the tour at moundsville before, I found it interesting.
The mental hospital at Weston is a great tour too.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By wvtaco
stock 13 vstrom. i have reaimed them. i swear...

stock 13 vstrom. i have reaimed them. i swear that have a better high beam than my oem xenons in my 14 mazda3 s.

was midnight I get off of work at 11pm, stopped for gas in charleston and the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By wvtaco
i have quite a few times. never thought of down...

i have quite a few times. never thought of down shifting during them.
the throttle twist was kinda odd, maybe its my new heated grips. :hmmmmm
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By wvtaco
Damn it I had another texting deer walk out in...

Damn it I had another texting deer walk out in front of me last night.

About midnight same highway but close to home. It had been raining for about 1/2 an hour. I was sitting on about 80mph...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By wvtaco
Yes the third. Glare at night from the...

Yes the third.
Glare at night from the backlight of the cluster to the windshield.

I took some pictures of the display at night. The glare in our field of view. Then the glare "reducer" from...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By wvtaco
It has a slight bow to it but not much. Hadn't...

It has a slight bow to it but not much.
Hadn't thought about that or one of those clear privacy screen may work too.


Internet pic ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By wvtaco
Tank mounted speedometer glare vn1700

My father recently got his first new bike, a left over 2013 Vulcan 1700 nomad.
He was looking for a two up mile eater and found a great deal on it after eyeballing a 10k more road king. He's put...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4,073
Views: 619,730
Posted By wvtaco
Coming to work this morning. it was about 5:45am,...

Coming to work this morning. it was about 5:45am, I was on a divided highway with two lanes each way. I topped a hill near charleston and in the median I see a deer running toward me diagonally at...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,206
Posted By wvtaco
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnel...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/003_zpsyha4pgnk.jpg (http://s227.photobucket.com/user/justinnelson_01/media/003_zpsyha4pgnk.jpg.html)

2013 vstrom 650
1093 miles
18hr on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-31-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
~450 lbs. 28.5 stone is about 400 lbs. ...

~450 lbs.
28.5 stone is about 400 lbs.


I'd upgrade the rear spring like I did and your good to go.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
i had to buy a 12mm allen socket for my front...

i had to buy a 12mm allen socket for my front axle. it was not in my oem tool kit.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,934
Posted By wvtaco
i had to go back and watch some of my...

i had to go back and watch some of my videos.....glad I dont ride like that. :eek1
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By wvtaco
When I bought my bike, they asked how I was going...

When I bought my bike, they asked how I was going to get it home. Ride it I replied. They asked if I had my license. Of course I did. Then I walked outside to the truck and geared up, the salesman...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40,025
Views: 10,744,313
Posted By wvtaco
I chewed my nails off watching that. He...

I chewed my nails off watching that.

He would be dead within a week around here. :eek1
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,510
Posted By wvtaco
looks like fun so far!

looks like fun so far!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40,025
Views: 10,744,313
Posted By wvtaco
And…. And!?

And…. And!?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9,684
Views: 3,908,863
Posted By wvtaco
<a href="http://imgur.com/XHyG0kJ"><img...

<a href="http://imgur.com/XHyG0kJ"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/XHyG0kJh.jpg" title="source: imgur.com" /></a>
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,566
Posted By wvtaco
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnel...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/005_zpsee9993fc.jpg (http://s227.photobucket.com/user/justinnelson_01/media/005_zpsee9993fc.jpg.html)

you can see the road behind the bike....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
The storm for me is a larger bike with decent...

The storm for me is a larger bike with decent power it's not about high reving 100+ mph speeds. It is happy at 85mph( 80 mph gps)and will do that across states. Between 5.5-9k rpm it has a nice...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By wvtaco
follow up im 265 lbs in full gear right now. i...

follow up im 265 lbs in full gear right now.
i put in the 11.6 kg/mm Shock Spring from procycle with the dl650 adapters. took me loner to figure out he adapters than it did to remover the shock and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,470
Posted By wvtaco
lsx ...

lsx
http://www.hotrod.com/how-to/engine/hrdp-1109-stock-gm-ls-engine-big-bang-theory/

http://www.hotrod.com/how-to/engine/hrdp-1104-594hp-53l-gen-iii-small-block-for-3252/

two good articles.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By wvtaco
I don't have a budget for that at 746 for the...

I don't have a budget for that at 746 for the r.a.p is above what I want to spent. One of the reason I got the strom was because of the r.a.p oem.
I don't really off road minus a few dirt roads you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By wvtaco
Ok I see what to order but can't decide on spring...

Ok I see what to order but can't decide on spring weight.
The oem is 8.something. I run around with 2.5sih preload and don't want a too stiff shock. I like the way this thing rides 1 up. But 2...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By wvtaco
Do you remember where you order your spring from?

Do you remember where you order your spring from?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By wvtaco
Vstrom rear shock questions

I have a 13 vstrom 650, I've done almost 11k miles in the year I have owned it and now I'm slowly adding and upgrading stuff. Now I want a stiffer rear shock. In full gear I weigh 260lbs and to get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
is it possible to swap in a stiffer rear spring...

is it possible to swap in a stiffer rear spring on the oem shock? at the correct sag i am at just under 3 on the rear(260lbs) and 2 up with luggage we are just under the payload by about 30 lbs. but...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,834
Posted By wvtaco
don't know where I want to go... For a couple...

don't know where I want to go...
For a couple years I wanted to see what deals gap was about. I set up my old bike for a trip then three weeks before my trip I bought a new bike, so i took it. It...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-22-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,968
Posted By wvtaco
guess which way i went. ...

guess which way i went.
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/135_zpstvrpqt8w.jpg (http://s227.photobucket.com/user/justinnelson_01/media/135_zpstvrpqt8w.jpg.html)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By wvtaco
So it is running fine now?

So it is running fine now?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
Noticed something odd I swapped front tires...

Noticed something odd

I swapped front tires and when reinstalling it. I torqued the axle bolt to 74ft/lbs and left fork could be moved a tiny bit to left to right before I tightened the pinch...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,773
Posted By wvtaco
My Suzuki been in the shop twice in a year. ...

My Suzuki been in the shop twice in a year.
Once for water filling up the cluster ( defect in rubber seal from factory, happened in the first month) and a leaky fork seal.
Now the key switch...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By wvtaco
i weigh 250 and just under three gives me the...

i weigh 250 and just under three gives me the correct sag. 2 up i just max it out.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 224,816
Posted By wvtaco
I forgot about this. It's great!

I forgot about this. It's great!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,707
Posted By wvtaco
Honda shadow 600cc. Daily drove 130 miles a day...

Honda shadow 600cc. Daily drove 130 miles a day on two lane mountain roads. Tire was about 4 months old. Had good wear on the pegs too.
Forum: Photos 03-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,017
Posted By wvtaco
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnel...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd205/justinnelson_01/Mobile%20Uploads/C0DDF8A8-F195-47E5-A01E-A50C68EFB227_zpsbob2nuhy.jpg...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40,025
Views: 10,744,313
Posted By wvtaco
Hey I did both lol.

Hey I did both lol.
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