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Forum: Vendors 05-29-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 274,101
Posted By skdvr
OK, never mind. I think I got it figured out. ...

OK, never mind. I think I got it figured out. This is what I need to buy. http://www.rocketmoto.com/index.php/helmet-clamp-kit-attachable-boom-microphone-wired-microphone.html

Thanks,
Phil
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 274,101
Posted By skdvr
I ordered the SMH10 probably about a year ago. I...

I ordered the SMH10 probably about a year ago. I really have enjoyed it so far. Finally getting ready to install the second one on my wife's helmet and I am thinking about getting the attachable...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,926
Posted By skdvr
I too am in the St Louis area and have been...

I too am in the St Louis area and have been keeping my eye on both those bikes. I am not in a position to buy right now, but if I was I would buy the first one.

Phil
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 186,019
Posted By skdvr
Wow, I just came across this while at work. Next...

Wow, I just came across this while at work. Next thing I know 2 hours have passed. Going to get back to work now, and catch up on the rest of the report later. Thanks for such an awesome RR!
Forum: Vendors 08-15-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 274,101
Posted By skdvr
I too would guess that it is going on. If you do...

I too would guess that it is going on. If you do not get a response today I would try calling. They are a small family run shop, so maybe something came up.

Phil
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 274,101
Posted By skdvr
After exchanging a few PM's with Adam and then a...

After exchanging a few PM's with Adam and then a pleasant phone conversation with his wife (cannot remember her name) I ordered a dual pack of the SMH10. It was shipped quickly and arrived on my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 42,233
Posted By skdvr
I cannot imagine your frustration. I know that I...

I cannot imagine your frustration. I know that I would be going nuts, not knowing what is going on. I hope you get your new bike soon and LOVE IT, and it loves you back.

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By skdvr
I have a Harley Road King that I really love but...

I have a Harley Road King that I really love but I am considering the exact same thing that you are at the moment. Conclusion that I have come to is that all the bikes I am considering (R1200GS,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,238
Posted By skdvr
Thanks again for all the reply's! Coming...

Thanks again for all the reply's!

Coming from a Harley I certainly did not notice any vibration, at least not to the point of thinking it is ridiculous. As was mentioned I think that everyone...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,238
Posted By skdvr
Thank you for all the reply's! I got out and...

Thank you for all the reply's!

I got out and rode a 2008 R1200GS yesterday. Yes, I know. Used vs New but if I am going to be buying a BMW it is going to be used. As was mentioned by someone...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,238
Posted By skdvr
Super Tenere First Impression

Yesterday one of my local dealers was having a Yamaha Test Ride event. I have been interested in the S10 and thought this would be a perfect chance to go and ride one. I had only ever sat on one...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
I will try to give him a call today. If not it...

I will try to give him a call today. If not it will be next week.

Have fun on the ride. Take LOTS of pics please. My parents have a house in Blue Eye MO, one more reason why I want an ADV bike,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
I am on your list there for a contact when they...

I am on your list there for a contact when they come in. I would really like to get my wife out to check it out too. A suggestion I have for dealers is to put a top case on the Demo's so that guys...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
Just FYI they are supposed to have one at Surdyke...

Just FYI they are supposed to have one at Surdyke Motorsports in Festus MO, sometime in early October. A guy on one of the local forums I am part of is a sales person there and is supposed to let...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-29-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 66,987
Posted By skdvr
I think that it was she could not fit her hands...

I think that it was she could not fit her hands between the panniers and the grab rail.

Phil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8,639
Views: 833,233
Posted By skdvr
DAMN, I NEED an ADV bike. Thanks for the...

DAMN, I NEED an ADV bike.

Thanks for the great pics!

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-23-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 66,987
Posted By skdvr
I'll tell ya, I really appreciate you coming on...

I'll tell ya, I really appreciate you coming on here and introducing yourself and explaining your tests. Like you said, you knew you were going to take a beating, which is why most people like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Sweet... Thanks for the info and pic! Phil

Sweet... Thanks for the info and pic!

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
It is funny, because coming from the RK, I am use...

It is funny, because coming from the RK, I am use to compression braking make a big difference in stopping distance. Not so with the Tiger..:D Like you said, the low end torque is no where near the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Honz was Great! I was out test riding bikes with...

Honz was Great! I was out test riding bikes with a buddy of mine and his dad came along too. His dad knows Honz personally and just about ever other person at the shop and damn near every customer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-17-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Had a GREAT day yesterday checking out all the...

Had a GREAT day yesterday checking out all the bikes.

I rode the 800XC first. Man what a nice bike! First thing I noticed when I got moving was how comfortable the seating position was. I felt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
I have not done anything yet... Still thinking...

I have not done anything yet... Still thinking about it. Heading to a dealer today for a Triumph Test Ride Event. Going to ride several and then head to BMW to ride a couple. Still do not have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28,092
Views: 5,626,967
Posted By skdvr
Not sure if it has been covered in the 600+ pages...

Not sure if it has been covered in the 600+ pages here but for cleaning you should give Lemon Pledge a shot. It works great for dusting off the bike and for getting bugs off.

Never heard of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
Good article.... Thanks! Phil

Good article.... Thanks!

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
So what do you guys think about the factory crash...

So what do you guys think about the factory crash bars? They look like they would not protect the side of the bike very well, but I know that pics can be deceiving.

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
Thanks, I just sent him a PM. Phil

Thanks, I just sent him a PM.

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 181,497
Posted By skdvr
KLRlynuts - Do you happen to know if Niehaus...

KLRlynuts - Do you happen to know if Niehaus Cycle Sales has any other ST10's. It is only about an hour from my house, and I would really like to check one out...

Thanks
Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By skdvr
What I was looking for is a Checklist list these....

What I was looking for is a Checklist list these.
http://www.triumph.co.uk/uk/2055.aspx
No Tiger 800 model on there. My guess would be that it would be similar to the speed triple but I was just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By skdvr
Tiger Maint Schedule

I had seen a Maint schedule somewhere for the Tiger 800, but for the life of me cannot find it now. Can someone point me in the right direction? Seriously thinking about buying one, so I am just...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Damn your bike looks nice! Thanks for the...

Damn your bike looks nice!

Thanks for the pic.

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
I guess "power" for 2up was a bad word for me to...

I guess "power" for 2up was a bad word for me to use. I know that any of them would leave me in the dust. I guess I was wondering about comfort and the bikes ability to handle the weight...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Will do, thanks for the heads up! Phil

Will do, thanks for the heads up!

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
I assume that a Ully is a Buell? Wouldn't...

I assume that a Ully is a Buell?

Wouldn't they take quite a bit to be ready for off road? Again I am not looking to do anything crazy but some of the places I want to go the 4 wheeler tracks can...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
I live in St Louis... Phil

I live in St Louis...

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Thanks again for all the responses... I have...

Thanks again for all the responses... I have read though a few of the Tiger vs S10 threads and some of the other Tiger vs this or S10 vs that. I have spent a lot of time on here the past few days...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Rod, do you have any top luggage on your Tiger? ...

Rod, do you have any top luggage on your Tiger? Something your wife can use for a backrest. How many hours a day did you guys spend on the bike?

Thanks everyone, for the input so far.

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
It is amazing how light everything feels compared...

It is amazing how light everything feels compared to my Road King...:D

Phil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-31-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,751
Posted By skdvr
Thinking about making a change

I have been seriously thinking about making a change to my two wheeled friend. I have been tossing around the idea of selling my Road King and buying an adventure bike. I've really had my eye on...
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