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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,090
Posted By strom thingie
Beautiful pics and great write up. Makes me...

Beautiful pics and great write up. Makes me severely miss my time in Europe. Especially in the Dolomites and the Alps.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 436,815
Posted By strom thingie
Finally pulled the dash out of my 85 mustang...

Finally pulled the dash out of my 85 mustang project car.
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 209,442
Posted By strom thingie
Awesome R&R! Giving me some great ideas for my...

Awesome R&R! Giving me some great ideas for my upcoming retirement plans.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-05-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,527
Views: 3,812,843
Posted By strom thingie
They are by far, the most popular full-size...

They are by far, the most popular full-size motorcycle in Athens. The coppers even ride two up on them. So wrong.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,881
Posted By strom thingie
Great pics. Utah is now on the list!

Great pics. Utah is now on the list!
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,937
Posted By strom thingie
I've owned two TL-Rs (98 and 99) and loved them. ...

I've owned two TL-Rs (98 and 99) and loved them. Still wish I hadn't wrecked the first one and sold the second. Ditched the rear rotary damper/shock for Ohlin's units and it really helped that fat...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,551
Posted By strom thingie
Subscribing! I have this trip planned upon my...

Subscribing! I have this trip planned upon my retirement from the Army (2 years or so) and love all the details that you pick up from the R&Rs. Plus, I like your writing. good stuff and enjoy the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,793
Posted By strom thingie
Great ride report so far! Definitely will have...

Great ride report so far! Definitely will have to add Thailand to my "must-ride" list.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,689
Posted By strom thingie
my old tiller: ...

my old tiller:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/TL1000R/tillerloopii.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/rthomas34/media/TL1000R/tillerloopii.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,689
Posted By strom thingie
My strom at Big Bend: ...

My strom at Big Bend:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/BIG%20BEND%2007/endofday.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/rthomas34/media/BIG%20BEND%2007/endofday.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 58,911
Posted By strom thingie
Great start! Can't wait to read and see the...

Great start! Can't wait to read and see the rest.

Love the Ute as well!
Forum: Europe 12-11-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By strom thingie
Beautiful area. Lived in Rauenthal for a couple...

Beautiful area. Lived in Rauenthal for a couple years and hiked and biked that area a few times. Loved it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 2,600,412
Posted By strom thingie
You can never have enough of this sign: ...

You can never have enough of this sign:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/Germany/Stevlio%20Pass%202011/07af5093.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-04-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 293,926
Posted By strom thingie
Thanks, I'm rather partial to it. So much so, I...

Thanks, I'm rather partial to it. So much so, I have a green one too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 2,600,412
Posted By strom thingie
Took this pic in Santa Fe back in 04 or 05. ...

Took this pic in Santa Fe back in 04 or 05.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/Misc%20Pics/Picture008.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 293,926
Posted By strom thingie
Some pics in the Dolomites: ...

Some pics in the Dolomites:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/Germany/Dolomites%202011/65ecac3a.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 293,926
Posted By strom thingie
In and around Stevlio Pass. ...

In and around Stevlio Pass.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/Germany/Stevlio%20Pass%202011/89379863.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,835
Posted By strom thingie
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/G...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v199/rthomas34/Germany/Stevlio%20Pass%202011/14486894.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/rthomas34/media/Germany/Stevlio%20Pass%202011/14486894.jpg.html)

Not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By strom thingie
You can find some fully-farkled DL650s for a...

You can find some fully-farkled DL650s for a song. Excellent bike that does everything pretty well. All bikes mentioned are really so it's really going to come down to what you like and what your...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 1,343,065
Posted By strom thingie
One of the great R&Rs. Even with the claymation...

One of the great R&Rs. Even with the claymation coyots!:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,298
Posted By strom thingie
Great pics! I have a picture of me in that same...

Great pics! I have a picture of me in that same market street in Sarajevo back in 99.
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 62,773
Posted By strom thingie
Thanks for the reply. I've had my bike all over...

Thanks for the reply. I've had my bike all over Europe and no issues, though I tend to stay away from the larger cities here.

Glad to be along for the ride as it fuels my desire to conduct this...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 62,773
Posted By strom thingie
Great ride report. I appreciate the insights,...

Great ride report. I appreciate the insights, especially with border crossings as I plan on riding to Tierra Del Fuego in a couple of years upon my retirement from the military.

Another poster...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,415
Posted By strom thingie
Looking forward to your report as me and my...

Looking forward to your report as me and my missus will be taking the strom to croatia and Bosnia this summer.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 35,834
Posted By strom thingie
Love the ride report and the pictures make me...

Love the ride report and the pictures make me want to sell some stuff and load up my strom and point it north.
Forum: Europe 11-11-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 87,284
Posted By strom thingie
There is one thing that the Germans aren't very...

There is one thing that the Germans aren't very good at, and that is customer service. Their beer and roads make up for it. Barely.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 93,332
Posted By strom thingie
What a great product!

What a great product!
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,042
Posted By strom thingie
Another vote for the v-strom (1k) here. I've...

Another vote for the v-strom (1k) here. I've ridden several 400+ days and a few 500+ days and quite comfy though I had to add a Sergeant seat and handlebar risers to make it even better (6'2" with...
Forum: Europe 10-20-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,921
Posted By strom thingie
I agree, smaller is better!

I agree, smaller is better!
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,297
Posted By strom thingie
^^^Awesome.

^^^Awesome.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By strom thingie
Have you checked the tension of the chain? It...

Have you checked the tension of the chain? It sounds like it might have a little too much slack. You can adjust it possibly, but 25ks on the chain might mean you need a new one.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 78,312
Posted By strom thingie
Amazing ride report. The pics are just...

Amazing ride report. The pics are just mind-blowing and now I have another trip I must make. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,921
Posted By strom thingie
May and early June should work for me and Mrs....

May and early June should work for me and Mrs. Strom. Looks like the Army is going to let me stay in Europe after all. Fingers crossed!!!
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 31,973
Posted By strom thingie
Godspeed, Carlos. I think he helped get my Strom...

Godspeed, Carlos. I think he helped get my Strom started when the battery died in Koln.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-02-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 105,671
Posted By strom thingie
Heck that's a great price. Check the normal...

Heck that's a great price. Check the normal things like leaks at the fork seals, sprockets, etc. With the aftermarket clutch basket, it seems the chudder should be cured. Sounds like a lot of bike...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 106,734
Posted By strom thingie
Great ride report. Filled with clarity, emotion,...

Great ride report. Filled with clarity, emotion, and healing. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,264
Posted By strom thingie
Wonderful R&R. I've had one of my GTS-1000 up in...

Wonderful R&R. I've had one of my GTS-1000 up in the Alps and can't wait to get the other on up there. It is a heavy pig but a real treat to ride. Somewhat like my senior prom date.
Forum: Europe 09-22-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By strom thingie
Olives and Ikarian Honey! That would make the...

Olives and Ikarian Honey! That would make the trip memorable in itself.
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 113,628
Posted By strom thingie
Sending good thoughts your way. Hope the...

Sending good thoughts your way. Hope the recovery process is a quick one!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By strom thingie
Damn. I heard the Sawmill is still standing but...

Damn. I heard the Sawmill is still standing but suffered some damage. Unbelievable bad luck for the Shore.
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