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Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,493
Posted By SaPPeR
Ill admit ... I picked up a X1 and Im very...

Ill admit ... I picked up a X1 and Im very impressed with it. Yah it vibrates and makes all those "harley" air cooled noises. But rolling its pretty sharp. Would it hang with my RSV at the track...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By SaPPeR
I know two people that had 03's had big tranny...

I know two people that had 03's had big tranny problems ... Thats the reason I stay away from them. Maybe im missing out but that was my experience. my 00 and 02 maintened with love and ridden like...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 27,771
Posted By SaPPeR
Im pretty sure that reference was directed at...

Im pretty sure that reference was directed at WSBK and not Moto GP. WSBK in a historical sense has pretty much been Ducati vs Honda with Ducati having won more championships ...

I would love to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 27,771
Posted By SaPPeR
guess you didn't read the part where I mentioned...

guess you didn't read the part where I mentioned I didn't care for a lot the NASCAR DSB class ...

but if you want to just point and snicker and not contribute ... your choice
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 27,771
Posted By SaPPeR
History is full of Companies that come and go ......

History is full of Companies that come and go ... get swallowed up by larger companies and the like. The definition of sucess as previously discussed is the key point and will vary from person to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By SaPPeR
had a 00 RSV for a while - 20k miles no issues...

had a 00 RSV for a while - 20k miles no issues ... now have a 02 RSV-R ... great bikes ... and the 99 to 02 were better than the 03 on up models as far as im concerned. If your looking for a track...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,538
Posted By SaPPeR
+1 :ricky She will have you out in...

+1 :ricky

She will have you out in Rockford before long ... don't worry ... it doesn't hurt much
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,620
Posted By SaPPeR
When I was in college we had a midget that rolled...

When I was in college we had a midget that rolled all over campus on a YSR :ricky Always got a kick out of that dude. He was cool as hell :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,226
Posted By SaPPeR
back when I had my Aprilia RSV ... stopped at a...

back when I had my Aprilia RSV ... stopped at a Gas Station filling up in BFE Neveda on the way back from Montery (Luguna Seca) ....

Guy walks over and checks out the bike for a bit ... Attempts...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8,498
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,131,095
Posted By SaPPeR
Need a DL1000 and in the PNW?

Injury forces change in riding venue ... Gotta change up from my Loaded DL1000 :ddog

Info here = http://www.stromtrooper.com/showthread.php?t=42548

Keep it rubber side down :ricky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,739
Posted By SaPPeR
Location or region when you will be needing...

Location or region when you will be needing service?
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By SaPPeR
tall guy here - 6'4 - I second the above...

tall guy here - 6'4 - I second the above mentioned Aprilia RSV 1000 best fit of all the sportbikes i have owned. It was almost as comfy and my DL1000. Reget selling it big time.

The superbuke...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By SaPPeR
I live north of Coeur d alene a bit if your still...

I live north of Coeur d alene a bit if your still lookin. about 30 min from Sandpoint. Shoot me a PM if yah still need a drop point
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,739
Posted By SaPPeR
couple layers ... and rain gear of some sort and...

couple layers ... and rain gear of some sort and you should be good. "normally" your lookin at low 50s at night and 90s at mid ... can change fast (rain) :thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,739
Posted By SaPPeR
For sure ... keep us posted ... When your...

For sure ... keep us posted ...

When your up north (CDA area) let us know

Plenty of places to play :thumb
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By SaPPeR
your height? weight? any 2 up touring in the...

your height? weight? any 2 up touring in the future? The 02/03 windshileds were fixed - some say it makes more buffeting ... tons of different windshileds out there for both versions.

Crash Bars...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By SaPPeR
do a search for north idaho gps files ... tons of...

do a search for north idaho gps files ... tons of routes. Getting from Bellvie to Stanley will be easy enough ... the rest of the way a little more complex but lots of options.
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By SaPPeR
DAMN :ddog my 1700 cc model isn't "cool" anymore...

DAMN :ddog my 1700 cc model isn't "cool" anymore ... :baldy Guess i need to update to the new "kewl" model :evil

When I was first getting into the ADV style of riding (coming for crotch rockets)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By SaPPeR
Haven't dealt with them in a while (read things...

Haven't dealt with them in a while (read things change and the economic times might also affect this)

I have in the past purchased 2 new bikes from them and always had great service. I don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,130
Posted By SaPPeR
Having spent 15 years in the Army (still in) and...

Having spent 15 years in the Army (still in) and numerous overseas tours blah blah blah. I have taken the "mandatory" classes required to ride on base etc etc. Those classes help to some extent but...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By SaPPeR
agree ... while you have them off ... I...

agree ...

while you have them off ... I would replace the following:

all that you mentioned
seals / dust covers
I would go with Progessive springs (i have race tech - love um)
select your...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 646,728
Posted By SaPPeR
Having spent a few years with my Vee ... I don't...

Having spent a few years with my Vee ... I don't regret it a bit. Coming from sportbikes I felt the need to have a go stupid fast bike again and picked up a Triumph Sprint. After a few outings it...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 61,955
Posted By SaPPeR
http://vstromwinterfarkle.blogspot.com/ I...

http://vstromwinterfarkle.blogspot.com/

I have other mods but I would have to go out and write a list - forget them all :thumb
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,952
Posted By SaPPeR
I have a superbrace. I reworked the front...

I have a superbrace. I reworked the front suspensino the same time i put the brace on. Heavier progressive springs and 10 weight oil. I also swapped out the stock spring on the rear shock with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By SaPPeR
Being a Stromer im partial but LuckyBum said it...

Being a Stromer im partial but LuckyBum said it well. The Capo is a fine bike but even more topheavy than a strom. The Capo does have killer wind protection which the Strom does require some work...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,311
Posted By SaPPeR
Owning both a DL1000 and a Triumph (not a tiger)...

Owning both a DL1000 and a Triumph (not a tiger) I would offer this. I am lucky and have a very good Triumph dealer within 50 miles. I have not ridden one of the new tigers so can't offer much on...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By SaPPeR
I use a tank ring system on my DL1000 and my wife...

I use a tank ring system on my DL1000 and my wife uses the same on her 650. Magnetic bags will work as previous posters have stated - depending on how big the "wings" are. Check out the ring...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By SaPPeR
Its paved up to the Montana Line ... i wouldn't...

Its paved up to the Montana Line ... i wouldn't ride it on a sportbike ... I have rode it numerous times on my V strom ... if you don't mind some scratches on the fairing etc you could make it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 21,087
Posted By SaPPeR
Great pics - thats awesome country - we were down...

Great pics - thats awesome country - we were down there last summer. HOT .... HOT .... did I say OMFG ITS HOT there ....

Oh yah - the day 3 "font" color .... MUCH better choice :evil
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 113,983
Posted By SaPPeR
if thats a nap ... whats this? ...

if thats a nap ... whats this? http://a972.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/2/l_90276864a722570a22bd97653bda60ab.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By SaPPeR
you can get that plug at about any Radio Shack. ...

you can get that plug at about any Radio Shack. So it could be power for about anything depending on how much a tinkerer the previous owner was. However ... the most logical choices have been...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,800
Posted By SaPPeR
Grats! Im glad you didn't resist ....

Grats! Im glad you didn't resist ....
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By SaPPeR
If i could own only ONE bike - the DL650 would be...

If i could own only ONE bike - the DL650 would be that bike :thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By SaPPeR
Oh NO ... the Bug has a hold of you already .......

Oh NO ... the Bug has a hold of you already .... :evil

Lot of good peps around here to ride with ... I just had surgery so I won't be out to play till next spring.

Welcome to the PWN :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By SaPPeR
First - both of those bikes are single cylinder...

First - both of those bikes are single cylinder bikes so most info you will find on this site can be found in the "Thumpers" forum.

Next ... um ... try the search feature .... find the BIG 30...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,573
Posted By SaPPeR
Nice ride - have spent a lot of time up in that...

Nice ride - have spent a lot of time up in that area this season - as well as over moon pass and into Avery - and that area. Great riding.

I just had surgery last week and my leg is now broken...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By SaPPeR
The SW Motech racks are plenty strong and...

The SW Motech racks are plenty strong and removeable. You can lock them to the bike with locking bolts.
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By SaPPeR
I went a different direction in my attempts to...

I went a different direction in my attempts to fix this problem. I milled braze welded some chunks of alum to the skidplate after i milled them into a U shap to protect the bolt heads. They are...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By SaPPeR
I have never owned a Connie or a bike in that...

I have never owned a Connie or a bike in that specific "catagory". I do however have a Sprint ST and while I LOVE that bike I find that it gets the nod for weekend rides around the lake and mountain...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By SaPPeR
I don't even wanna know what my DL1000 scales for...

I don't even wanna know what my DL1000 scales for when i have it loaded up for a few weeks of wandering. Im gonna have to crunch numbers this winter though ... get ready for the Alaska trip.
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