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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,431
Posted By StromCrow
If someone rides up on an R1200GS, I kind of...

If someone rides up on an R1200GS, I kind of assume it's a Boomer with disposable income. Not always the case, but probably a large percentage.

A thumper adventure rider is more difficult to pin...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By StromCrow
Yeah!!! I figured what was being shown so far was...

Yeah!!! I figured what was being shown so far was just the street version to replace the F650CS.

So, the GS version with a twin will be the shizzle!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By StromCrow
Photochop of it. ...

Photochop of it.


http://www.zeenz.nl/pics/pic_1888.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2005, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By StromCrow
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/mike.werner/BlogPics/BMW-T...

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/mike.werner/BlogPics/BMW-T800-Spy1.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By StromCrow
Those are the stock tanks. Looks like on the...

Those are the stock tanks. Looks like on the blue one, they ground off the fairing mounting tangs and did some clean up. The way they hang down below the frame is what makes it a bit strange for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2005, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By StromCrow
Yes, the V-Strom gas tank is designed to be...

Yes, the V-Strom gas tank is designed to be covered by the fairing and has mounting brackets welded to it for the fairing as well as strange lobes hanging off the front and simply looks too bizarre...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By StromCrow
Here's an SV650 gas tank on a DL. It works, but...

Here's an SV650 gas tank on a DL. It works, but the owner reported a huge 1 1/2" gap between the frame and the tank. Look close and you can see big rubber blocks between the frame and tank. I've...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2005, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By StromCrow
Difficult to love any bike below 4krpm:D

Difficult to love any bike below 4krpm:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-12-2005, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By StromCrow
I did 'em one at a time too. They resist moving...

I did 'em one at a time too. They resist moving too far up, one at a time, because you are forcing them in to a parallelogram. So, I would loosen one side, move it up a little ,tighten it to hold...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,031
Posted By StromCrow
Here's a kit for making an SV650 Enduro: ...

Here's a kit for making an SV650 Enduro:

http://home.swiftdsl.com.au/~sv650/Frame%20Enduro.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-10-2005, 10:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,031
Posted By StromCrow
Sorry, total photochop.:cry I forget where...

Sorry, total photochop.:cry

I forget where I found it. Had someone on the SV board color it black last year.

It's been sitting in my photos for a while.

Potential's there though.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2005, 09:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,031
Posted By StromCrow
The 650cc twin is a great motor. But, it is much...

The 650cc twin is a great motor. But, it is much easier to develop the SV650 for dirt than the DL650.

http://home.comcast.net/~das316/blacksv.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-30-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,631
Posted By StromCrow
Nah, red should be in the misc. section with...

Nah, red should be in the misc. section with Honda and other such things.

Blue is the Suzuki Flagship color.:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,338
Posted By StromCrow
Independence Pass , above Aspen, Co. ...

Independence Pass , above Aspen, Co.


http://home.comcast.net/~das316/IMG_0059.JPG

Ghost Rider


http://home.comcast.net/~das316/IMG_0061.JPG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,237
Posted By StromCrow
:rofl That'll discourage thieves!

:rofl That'll discourage thieves!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2005, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By StromCrow
Nice!!!!! I went from naked SV to Strom too....

Nice!!!!!

I went from naked SV to Strom too. In talking to another guy that did the same on the Stromtrooper forum, it seems that the Strom ergos actually make the bike MORE nimble in canyon...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2005, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,104
Posted By StromCrow
I thought 2004 was the first year of the...

I thought 2004 was the first year of the DL650.:huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,913
Posted By StromCrow
The Suzuki 650 twin is an engine that is...

The Suzuki 650 twin is an engine that is particularly prone to oil starvation damage from wheelies. Wouldn't recommend doing much of that with this motor.

There is a guy on the SV board who is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,338
Posted By StromCrow
That's Sawtooth Mountain. Check it out here:...

That's Sawtooth Mountain.

Check it out here:
http://www.summitpost.org/show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/1267

I'm up there alot and would get a kick out of riding with some fellow Strommers....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,060
Posted By StromCrow
Parallel Twin F650 Dakar

Cycle world is saying the BMW F series bikes are to become the T series with an 80 horsepower twin. So they say look for a Dakar adventure bike with this engine to be coming out. Dayum! That would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2005, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,184
Posted By StromCrow
Congrats! If you check one out at a dealer...

Congrats!

If you check one out at a dealer , you'll end up owning one, for sure. I did.

It's widely known by 1000 Strommers that the FI needs to be set richer to get rid of that Hiccup. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By StromCrow
Thanx fer the info. I thought it was some kind of...

Thanx fer the info. I thought it was some kind of off road accessories or something. I like the KTM 640 adventure. Have to get me one someday.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2005, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By StromCrow
What is Go!!!!!!!!!!!!?

Embarassed to ask but what is "GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" on the side of 640 adventure bikes?:scratch
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By StromCrow
Welcome to the asylum! That's the way to do it,...

Welcome to the asylum! That's the way to do it, fully geared up from jump street. Sweeeeeet ride!:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By StromCrow
Sweet! I have the same year and color. I...

Sweet!

I have the same year and color. I just put a Givi V46 topcase on. Is that a Givi topcase in the background of the photo?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,252
Posted By StromCrow
The DL650 won't be able to match the offroad...

The DL650 won't be able to match the offroad capabilites of your KLR as well as the GS, but It isn't clear what type of roads you are expecting to ride on.

That's the key consideration.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2005, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By StromCrow
Wait a minute here.....Xtreme is the guy saying...

Wait a minute here.....Xtreme is the guy saying "There's no excuse for Suzuki Ownership" in the V-Strom picture thread! Hah!

What's your excuse now? :wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2005, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By StromCrow
I can go 300 on my 650, but those 1000 guys have...

I can go 300 on my 650, but those 1000 guys have to stop every sixty miles:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By StromCrow
See those black rubber baby buggy bumpers on the...

See those black rubber baby buggy bumpers on the bottom of the seat? Get rid of 'em and the seat will sit lower too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,541
Posted By StromCrow
Not a chance...my Zook's entirely made out of...

Not a chance...my Zook's entirely made out of plastic:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,541
Posted By StromCrow
I still would have got a 650 Strom , no matter...

I still would have got a 650 Strom , no matter what Honda does, because they are too proud of their stuff and overprice it. Suzuki will give you bikes around $6,000 that are new fuel injected...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By StromCrow
+1 Here at $6,100 for my 2005 650.:deal Got it...

+1 Here at $6,100 for my 2005 650.:deal Got it about two months ago.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,731
Posted By StromCrow
Awesome report! I hiked to the top of "Electric...

Awesome report! I hiked to the top of "Electric Peak" to the left of "Crestone Needle" there, and it about killed me. It's a long way to the top from the valley.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By StromCrow
Ideal Emergency Kit?

Can some sage adventurer help a noob out on what the best stuff to bring on a trip for repair is?

A tire plug kit of some kind? Bicycle pump?

Tools besides the kit that comes w/ the bike?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By StromCrow
+1 On the 650 V-Strom. (Completely unbiased of...

+1 On the 650 V-Strom. (Completely unbiased of course).:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2005, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,338
Posted By StromCrow
A pic with the new Holeshot exhaust. ...

A pic with the new Holeshot exhaust.
http://home.comcast.net/~das316/IMG_0036.JPG

Another with the headlights toned down with Lamin-X dark smoke protective headlight film.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By StromCrow
http://www.koubalink.com/DL650-1000%20V-strom.html...

http://www.koubalink.com/DL650-1000%20V-strom.html


I have some on order.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By StromCrow
It looks comfy in the ad pic :thumb ...

It looks comfy in the ad pic :thumb
http://www.day-long.com/seat_pages_11_03/suzuki_Vstrom.html
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By StromCrow
My backyard too! Grew up within walking distance...

My backyard too! Grew up within walking distance of Chautauqua park and Flagstaff Mtn. Now I live in Niwot. Right On!!!:thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2005, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,325
Posted By StromCrow
Knowing me, I probably sent him to his own...

Knowing me, I probably sent him to his own thread, on the other forum.:lol3
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