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Forum: Americas 04-18-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Atagrob
Yes it is paved but when I was on it there were...

Yes it is paved but when I was on it there were plenty of spots rock & gravel were on the road. I didn't think it was too bad but certainly not great.
Forum: Americas 04-18-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Atagrob
My girl friend has a very strong aversion to...

My girl friend has a very strong aversion to gravel, dirt and sand on paved roads so 191 is out.

Our purpose for going is to get breakfast at the Frontier which is my all time favorite dive...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By Atagrob
Phoenix to Albuquerque on pavement?

What is the most enjoyable route to go from Phoenix to Albuquerque on clean paved roads?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 56,044
Posted By Atagrob
Had an naked SV650, now have an FZ6. I personally...

Had an naked SV650, now have an FZ6. I personally think the FZ6 is a much better bike. Like many have said 2 different personalities based on the RPMs. I find most of the time I'm happy with the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,027
Posted By Atagrob
I recently needed to buy a road bike in a hurry,...

I recently needed to buy a road bike in a hurry, after some research settled on a low mileage 2006 FZ-6.

I have had a SV-650, KLR 650, ZX-6 and a few other bikes.

My FZ-6 is hands down my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,576
Posted By Atagrob
Top Gun

"I feel the need for speed...."

Loved anything with an engine from a young age. Go carts, 50cc dirt bikes whatever someone would let me ride or drive.

In 1986 when Top Gun came out I was 18...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10,139
Views: 3,233,215
Posted By Atagrob
Funniest looking DR650 ever!

http://bmcnamar.smugmug.com/Moto/i-CRGrwD9/0/M/FZ6-M.jpg


So after lurking for years and be motorcycleless due to starting a business and tight cash I had decided I would get a DR650 to start...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,613
Views: 850,245
Posted By Atagrob
Actually a truck question but I know you folks...

Actually a truck question but I know you folks own a lot of trucks. I'm looking for a shop in Phoenix to put a leveling kit on the front of a full sized 2wd Chevy I just bought.

I'm not worried...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Atagrob
Look at the spelling tyre. I would guess that is...

Look at the spelling tyre. I would guess that is AU$ not US$.
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Atagrob
If you can find someone with a trailer hitch on...

If you can find someone with a trailer hitch on their car I rent trailers from Uhaul to move motorcycles and other bulky things behind my car for $18 a day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
I'll keep looking for used. I do tend to...

I'll keep looking for used.

I do tend to keep thing forever. My car is a 2001 Toyota Camry with 225,000+ miles on it. I would rather keep driving it and buy a bike then buy a new car or truck.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
More internet research suggest $6,200 OTD is a...

More internet research suggest $6,200 OTD is a good deal. Not one the dealer will be happy about but they might be willing to do it near the end of the month if they want to move another unit.

It...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
This gets better! Ride Now in Peoria...

This gets better!

Ride Now in Peoria $8,456.98 OTD.

Bike $6,399 (full MSRP and Suzuki is currently giving $400 back which they plan to pocket)
Freight $497.63
Assembly $488.00
Dealer...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
Just such a silly way to do business.

Just such a silly way to do business.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
This is why I hate buying new......... My...

This is why I hate buying new.........


My name is Derek from Apache Motorcycles Scottsdale. Thank you for emailing us about the Suzuki DRZ650. I can offer you an OTD price of $6975 and I have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By Atagrob
AZ new bike taxes & fees

I haven't been able to find a used DR650 that I want to buy.

I'm staring to think new and am trying to get a grip on what to expect before I walk into a dealership.

I think this is what it will...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,142
Posted By Atagrob
So I would primarily be using it in the desert....

So I would primarily be using it in the desert. Dirt roads and trails. Not so interested in technical single track but I suffer from C.G.S. - Curious George Syndrome on a regular basis so who knows....
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,142
Posted By Atagrob
Unhappy w/KLR could I be happy w/DR?

I owned a KLR 650 when I moved to AZ. I eventually sold it because I felt like a sitting duck on our freeways (65 or 75 mph speed limits). It was stock and lacked enough power as far as I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By Atagrob
Thumper pics (to give hope to the bikeless)

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTyOon3RbBPQhbFDrthqX7epls1rtB8QZXkjDZ4fCvnl_biyfwWuw

Help keep motivated those of us who can't have a bike at this time. Post up any and all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-22-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,989
Posted By Atagrob
Thanks for sharing your trip. I think you would...

Thanks for sharing your trip. I think you would be surprised to learn how many of us would be interested in you and your small motorcycle. In the US we can't even buy the small bikes because they...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By Atagrob
Hey buddy can you spare $7,300 for a down on his...

Hey buddy can you spare $7,300 for a down on his luck BMW Rider. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Beasts 10-21-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By Atagrob
Suzuki DL Wire Wheels - Help in Salt Lake

I received this email reply from the guys at Warp 9 Racing. They build custom motocross wheels. I was inquiring about possible wire wheels for the DLs.

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Forum: Beasts 09-06-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,343
Posted By Atagrob
2009 V-Strom DL1000, When, Where and How Much?

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Atagrob
I had a 2006 KLR. In the end I sold it due to...

I had a 2006 KLR. In the end I sold it due to lack of power. I live in Phoenix, AZ. Our in town highway speed limit is 65 and as soon as you get out of town it goes to 75. Add to customary 5-10 mph...
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