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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 956
Posted By 8lives
I put 19000 miles on my KLR in about a year and...

I put 19000 miles on my KLR in about a year and half,KLR's are great bikes,but my 2013 650 Strom will do dirt similar to a KLR but the big difference is the road trips the Strom shines,my wife and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,310
Posted By 8lives
Can't remember if those engines have a cam...

Can't remember if those engines have a cam chain?cant be overloaded you own the equivalent to a dually pickup in the moto world.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10,139
Views: 3,232,208
Posted By 8lives
I agree,bigger isn't better especially with a...

I agree,bigger isn't better especially with a dualsport,we do lotsa 2 up loaded to the hilt with a 650 Strom and I'm amazed at the people who just assume I'm dreaming of a bigger bike.
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By 8lives
The only poor decision is if you don't do the...

The only poor decision is if you don't do the trip,life is short,drink your beer warm,eat your food at ambient temperature,and get that 90 pointed towards adventure.You don't want to be old and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,310
Posted By 8lives
Damn it's nice to have Ed back!

Damn it's nice to have Ed back!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,810
Posted By 8lives
Nice ubermick

Nice ubermick
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,567
Views: 634,578
Posted By 8lives
Yes let us know,I like the boot clone idea

Yes let us know,I like the boot clone idea
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,991
Posted By 8lives
I ran through a bunch of cow shit the other day...

I ran through a bunch of cow shit the other day while riding in a open range area,the manure that is stuck on the bike has dampened the vibes.Good advice Rowebiker.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,810
Posted By 8lives
Like those 800's.We had a great time aimlessly...

Like those 800's.We had a great time aimlessly wondering on your Island in August,gonna do it again soon.
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
Hey when you are off road just pull the ABS fuse...

Hey when you are off road just pull the ABS fuse and no more weird braking stuff when you slide in the dirt.
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
That new 1000 is growing on me too,saw 1 in...

That new 1000 is growing on me too,saw 1 in person the other day it's looking good,now just gotta wait for the aftermarket goodies to catch up with it.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 726,117
Posted By 8lives
Hey Metalcarver

Those blue bags on your engine guards look like the ticket,what are they????I need some storage up front.
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
Good lookin set up!

Good lookin set up!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,191,440
Posted By 8lives
[QUOTE=Arzach;24996763]it took some time to find...

[QUOTE=Arzach;24996763]it took some time to find a bike she enjoys , worth it though .



Funny Dick Newick has built some fast sailing machines
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
These Strom do well off-road,as long as you ride...

These Strom do well off-road,as long as you ride it like you would most street bikes in the dirt,it's like a dr650 will go all day long on the freeway but it's not really a freeway bike so you...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
I run a pirelli scorpion rally up front,picked it...

I run a pirelli scorpion rally up front,picked it cheap,the front stays in place with it,probably go TKC80 up front and a shinko705 in back when the current setup evaporates.
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
K60

I haven't drank the koolaid yet but a buddy of mine runs the Scouts on his 1150 GS and swear by them.Im still playing Tourance TKC80's on the Strom 1 does long trips and the TKC does short dirty...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,191,440
Posted By 8lives
Horses kick me and quads throw me,I used to rodeo...

Horses kick me and quads throw me,I used to rodeo when I was a teen and horses and bulls have beat the crap outta me,motorcycles hurt too,but at least I can shut them off when I get done...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,310
Posted By 8lives
We just started traveling together on the bike...

We just started traveling together on the bike this summer,and Canada is the most exotic place so far,but for us 2 up adds to the interaction we have with people along the way,hell I probably scare...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 115,159
Posted By 8lives
Fine pics Ewa,thanks for taking us along!

Fine pics Ewa,thanks for taking us along!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 132,517
Posted By 8lives
A couple us are gonna take a quick ride up to...

A couple us are gonna take a quick ride up to Bully Shoop from the 299 Buckhorn MTN side in the morning and then maybe who knows where from there,easy dirt road V Strom kinda stuff if anyone is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 132,517
Posted By 8lives
I've seen that on Craigslist,I'm trying to get a...

I've seen that on Craigslist,I'm trying to get a buddy of mine to scratch up some money and get that DRZ,nice setup,oh hey does he work up at Keswick dam,just saw 1 like that parked in the employee...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,310
Posted By 8lives
Perimeters suck eh!

Perimeters suck eh!
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,956
Posted By 8lives
I'll work on that,it does have a tough but it...

I'll work on that,it does have a tough but it seems shallow,thanks for the info norwest
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 411,012
Posted By 8lives
Soggy does suck,but that pic is BMW porn,look at...

Soggy does suck,but that pic is BMW porn,look at that R100GS:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 690,191
Posted By 8lives
Center stand is kinda neat,I don't have 1,but it...

Center stand is kinda neat,I don't have 1,but it would be nice,it's gonna take some miles to wear out that K60,I'll have to post a pic of my tank bag the way I attached it shows I was a KLR guy not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 80,310
Posted By 8lives
Ah good to be on the Ed trail again,thanks for...

Ah good to be on the Ed trail again,thanks for bringing us along.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,120
Views: 1,232,812
Posted By 8lives
Just saw a blue 800GS,now I want it!

Just saw a blue 800GS,now I want it!
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,956
Posted By 8lives
Hey I have a front fender like that,what did you...

Hey I have a front fender like that,what did you do with the big wire harness that runs near the fender?
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 410,255
Posted By 8lives
I'm sure glad Ewa's back is back:clap

I'm sure glad Ewa's back is back:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,264
Posted By 8lives
Lurked on the solo part but gonna be active for...

Lurked on the solo part but gonna be active for this part,thanks for the link Tiffany,you are truly the coolest for taking us along.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 132,517
Posted By 8lives
Sounds good,I can do 200 miles on the Strom so...

Sounds good,I can do 200 miles on the Strom so sounds good.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,340
Posted By 8lives
Hey I gotta work next week,Tuesday thru Sunday...

Hey I gotta work next week,Tuesday thru Sunday and then I'll be off for a week the 1st thru the 8th,let's hook up and ride then if we can.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7,195
Views: 2,407,576
Posted By 8lives
I smile eveytime I see that sign.

I smile eveytime I see that sign.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 132,517
Posted By 8lives
Oh and hey Footdragger how did you do on...

Oh and hey Footdragger how did you do on gas?Carry any or fill up at Madriver and good to go?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 132,517
Posted By 8lives
Nice loop,thanks for sharing,Kettenpom is one of...

Nice loop,thanks for sharing,Kettenpom is one of those places where people say "where the hell is that?"You just gave me a good loop to make:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 411,012
Posted By 8lives
Goldstream B.C I think

http://8lives.smugmug.com/Other/Vancouver-Island-trip/i-pgwDHZB/0/L/2014-08-14%2018.44.11-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,191,440
Posted By 8lives
Somewhere up on Vancouver Island

http://8lives.smugmug.com/Other/Vancouver-Island-trip/i-pgwDHZB/0/L/2014-08-14%2018.44.11-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,195
Views: 2,407,576
Posted By 8lives
On a Ice Cream menu

http://8lives.smugmug.com/Other/Vancouver-Island-trip/i-JkkdJzQ/0/L/2014-08-02%2013.32.58-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 7,191,440
Posted By 8lives
Port Mcneill B.C ferry ride to Alert Bay

http://8lives.smugmug.com/Other/Vancouver-Island-trip/i-GHgbn22/0/L/2014-08-11%2014.46.43-L.jpg
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