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Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By CrazyCarl
Offending code has been removed. Google needs to...

Offending code has been removed. Google needs to re-index search.. all is good in intersurf land. :clap

CC
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By CrazyCarl
Hey BAMF, thanks for the headsup on this. The...

Hey BAMF, thanks for the headsup on this. The site itself still looks normal.

I check the scripts and there's nothing there that shouldn't be there.
I checked the code and didn't see and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,819
Posted By CrazyCarl
Just got info zip. Looking forward to smelling...

Just got info zip. Looking forward to smelling around and digging in!
:clap
CC
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By CrazyCarl
Hey Gang, We just got an email from...

Hey Gang,

We just got an email from PocketMag folks saying they're working on updating the Android and Apple page flip software.

If you have problems/issues with their app on your phone or...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By CrazyCarl
Hey OFA, Apps have quirky behavior...

Hey OFA,

Apps have quirky behavior sometimes but unfortunately we at the magazine don't have control over the apps since they're provided by a third party. I would suggest trying to get a refund...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,868
Posted By CrazyCarl
MXBundy, ADVMoto is still around and running like...

MXBundy, ADVMoto is still around and running like a freight train. You are on our email list and the account is still active so try logging in again. If you have any problems send me a PM and I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,439
Posted By CrazyCarl
Nobody takes a beating like BeemerBob! :clap ...

Nobody takes a beating like BeemerBob! :clap

You must be running for an award of most beat up QingQi! Glad to see both you and the bike are in basic operating condition... pieces of cork and...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,658
Posted By CrazyCarl
Any more news on this front? I've got an itch to...

Any more news on this front? I've got an itch to start an ADVersys project of me own.

C
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,661
Posted By CrazyCarl
The Adventure Motorcycle Magazine Feb/Mar 2011...

The Adventure Motorcycle Magazine Feb/Mar 2011 issue was just recently shipped. You should see it in your mail box soon if you signed up for print before Feb1.

Digital version of Feb issue will...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 527,928
Posted By CrazyCarl
Beautiful images and an even more beautiful...

Beautiful images and an even more beautiful experience!

Cheers to the couples who bear the slings and arrows of space and time together!
:freaky

CC
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Looking forward to your guy's reports!!!...

Looking forward to your guy's reports!!! :clap:clap:clap

Paz,
CC
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Great stuff A1fa! Looking forward to hearing...

Great stuff A1fa! Looking forward to hearing more about it! Unfortunately the Washington DC area is totally lacking dealerships that sell any off-brand bikes except 50cc scooters... which sell...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,299
Posted By CrazyCarl
Good show ol' chap! That's some real...

Good show ol' chap! That's some real dirt-trackin'! Nice to see the old QingQi is still clocking clicks.

They have a 250 version (GZ250 like engine) now in the same basic frame with a little...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Now lets not forget wonton whole sale market...

Now lets not forget wonton whole sale market de-regulation! Would that be like de-furring the dog?

:lol3
CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
The media industry is definitely a tricky...

The media industry is definitely a tricky business... and business it is. The cost of buying a tiny 1/9 page add block in even a small magazine is stoopid expensive to the tunes of thousands of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
I'm sure your proud of all the bikes in your barn...

I'm sure your proud of all the bikes in your barn ... and should be (at least IMHO).

I, for one, would like to see your Franken bike if you have any pictures/thread of it around. Sounds like a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Also probably wouldn't race it either. :D ...

Also probably wouldn't race it either. :D

All in all though it wasn't a bad deal for a vehicle. You bought it new, got to play around with it, then in the end you got what you wanted and sold...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Really? Then why did you change your sig? :wink: ...

Really? Then why did you change your sig? :wink:


I know it got a little loco but that's what I do best. :lol3 If someone buys/reviews the bike I hope it will be a fair and honest product of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Thank you for providing the few salient replies...

Thank you for providing the few salient replies to this thread and actually trying to understand what's being said.

There's nothing I'd like better than to do the review. The bike itself answers...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
And THAT's the problem with pedestals. CC

And THAT's the problem with pedestals.

CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Truly astounding. You have absolutly no idea...

Truly astounding. You have absolutly no idea what we've been talking about do you?

CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Whether you mean to or not, you are... and you're...

Whether you mean to or not, you are... and you're not doing anything but hurting a fellow countryman by doing so.

Ultimately, it really doesn't matter. It's pretty obvious your egos are at...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 120,768
Posted By CrazyCarl
The perpetual trip report machine! :clap ...

The perpetual trip report machine! :clap

:lurk
CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
De nihilo nihil!

De nihilo nihil!
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Very true. Almost two months ago I talked with...

Very true. Almost two months ago I talked with the owner about getting a unit for long term testing and offered to publish a review in a dual sport magazine. He mentioned some long distance...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
The US and Beyond...

As far as I can tell, no one has questioned my riding ability. EVen if they did, unless they had something to teach me, it probably wouldn't matter. To me, this is really more about people making...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
HAAHAHA... what the hell does this have to do...

HAAHAHA... what the hell does this have to do with anything? I'm very well aware Hilslamer is an experienced and knowledgable rider. He could probably ride circles around me on a dirt track! I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
That's definitely not what I"m saying. I"m...

That's definitely not what I"m saying. I"m saying if you (or anyone) is going to make a claim one way or another, they better be able to back it up.



In the NA market, I totally agree. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Really? Can you tell me when they moved the...

Really? Can you tell me when they moved the production to China?

The factory that produces the DR200 is indeed supervised by official Suzuki reps and is it's own physical location. But this does...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Please read this carefully for future reference....

Please read this carefully for future reference. Importers spec the bikes they purchase from manufacturers. If this company wants a rear drum, then the manufacture will make a bike with rear drum....
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
The bike pictured above is available to the...

The bike pictured above is available to the general market in the US. They have parts and are purchasable. That is at least one example. Others do exists in NA that are worth knowing about but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
This is ADVRider right? Ride the WORLD right?...

This is ADVRider right? Ride the WORLD right? Notice the WORLD part?

If you wanna motorcross or weekend warrior that's fine but "simple travel" is not as easy as it seems when an AK47 is in your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Personally owned: 1982 Honda Magna VF750C ...

Personally owned:
1982 Honda Magna VF750C
1998 Bandit 1200S
1991 Honda AX-1
2001 Suzuki DR650
2008 Kawasaki Versys
1999 Kawasaki Ninja 250
2001 Yamaha Virago 250

All of them self maintained.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Peronally owned: 1982 Honda Magna VF750C 1998...

Peronally owned:
1982 Honda Magna VF750C
1998 Bandit 1200S
1991 Honda AX-1
2001 Suzuki DR650
2008 Kawasaki Versys
1999 Kawasaki Ninja 250
2001 Yamaha Virago 250

It's the rider, not the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Well yeah, and it reasonable to expect a FULLY...

Well yeah, and it reasonable to expect a FULLY adjustable suspension for 1800 bucks? Or even 5,000 bucks? The rear shock is pre-load adjustable and can add air to the chamber to stiffen it up. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
Looks like almost every other thread about a...

Looks like almost every other thread about a Chinese bike. Here's the general Chinese bike thread-map.

1) Hey guys, here's a Chinese bike that looks interesting
2) That's just junk because it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
You've obviously never ridden an NX250 then. ...

You've obviously never ridden an NX250 then. DR650 with stock springs will bottom out over just about anything as well...as will a DR200. Not sure what the point is. Either buy flashy euro or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
That begs the question... How many have you...

That begs the question... How many have you ridden?

CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
They do but the distributors are harder to find. ...

They do but the distributors are harder to find. Again, largely a problem with little to no marketing.

CC
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,850
Posted By CrazyCarl
I did ask the guy from Pitster about parts and,...

I did ask the guy from Pitster about parts and, IIRC, he claims to have them in stock. Whether or not there's efficient distribution and reordering remains to be seen.

Reputable manufacturers...
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