ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 14 of 14
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: thor2go
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 85,248
Posted By thor2go
Nicely done!

Thanks for the great ride report! I rode ~5,000 miles in Mongolia on a DR650 in 2011 on the Northern and Southern routes and then out east. Took about 2 months. Your pictures brought back a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By thor2go
Toronto, Canada

I fly for Madrid tomorrow. I have a copy of the airway bill and dangerous goods certificate for the motorcycle in hand. Awesome! A new post is up: http://thoresononamotorcycle.wordpress.com/
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By thor2go
Brooklyn, NY

Greetings from Brooklyn! New post is up (http://thoresononamotorcycle.wordpress.com/) on the ride from Madison. Plenty of rain but I'm staying mostly dry.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By thor2go
Madison, WI

Hello from Madison! A new post is up on the blog (http://thoresononamotorcycle.wordpress.com/).

Colorado was particularly scenic:
<a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By thor2go
Go East, Then North: Round (Most Of) The World On A DR650

The plan: North America, Europe, Africa by a technicality (just Morocco, actually), Asia, South and Central America, and finally back to the States in ~1 year.

The bike: 2007 Suzuki DR650
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 97,216
Views: 18,398,261
Posted By thor2go
Stock kickstand length

Anyone know the dimensions for a stock kickstand, or conversley how much metal I need to weld onto a shortened kickstand to get back to stock specs? I bought a used DR that was already lowered and...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,473
Posted By thor2go
Givi's are tough

I just finished reading "Odyssey to Ushuaia" by Andres Carlstein. He rode a KLR 650 with Givi E45 and E36 saddlebags from over 20,000 miles from New York to Ushuaia (obviously :D ). He reports on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 97,216
Views: 18,398,261
Posted By thor2go
The verdict is in: ride the thing and damn the...

The verdict is in: ride the thing and damn the torpedos!

Thanks for your input, all! Time to start prepping this bike for a long ride... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 97,216
Views: 18,398,261
Posted By thor2go
Eek Broken in or broken???

I just bought a 04 DR650 with only 550 miles. It already has a skid plate and Pro Circuit T4 pipe on it. I have this gut feeling (that developed after I bought it) that it probably wasn't broken in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,382
Posted By thor2go
Found a Dakar

I recently bought a reasonably priced 2005 Dakar with only 6k miles and Touratech locking panniers. It's a nice ride. However, I'm still thinking about a DR650. I'll find a way to ride a DR and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,382
Posted By thor2go
The more I look into it, the more appealing the...

The more I look into it, the more appealing the DR650 becomes (a post 2003 DR to be precise, thanks Doug!). It's relatively simple and reliable yet sounds more comfortable than a XR650L and better...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,873
Posted By thor2go
Did he ride a stock XR and a stock KLR on his...

Did he ride a stock XR and a stock KLR on his trips? Did he make any modifications to either bike that would affect the comfort factor? I'd expect big differences right out of the box, but with a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,382
Posted By thor2go
Alright, I'll look into the DRs more. I was...

Alright, I'll look into the DRs more. I was under the impression after reading through posts that they weren't as durable as some of the other makes. Perhaps I am mistaken.

At any rate,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,382
Posted By thor2go
Laugh BMW Dakar vs XR650L vs XR600R

Your thoughts and experiences are wanted!!! :lol3

The Goal is Tierra del Fuego in 2010 (so I have some time to plan and prepare :D ), but which bike will come up with the "best" set of...
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014