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Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 673,839
Posted By Maloney
I am in. Sounds like my kind of trip. I sense...

I am in. Sounds like my kind of trip. I sense trouble along the way somewhere though. Stay safe and watch your six.
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,612
Posted By Maloney
Recall

You don't happen to recall EXACTLY where this "military" operation was do you? (the one where they made you go around and you ran across guys with big guns?) Grid coordinate or specific directions...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 454,111
Posted By Maloney
WOW....I met you up in Utah in the desert about 2...

WOW....I met you up in Utah in the desert about 2 years ago. i took many pictures of your bike and dog. Glad to see your safe and still riding. Talking to you for the brief time I did, inspired me...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,306
Posted By Maloney
Theres and reason the SYM HD200 has won several...

Theres and reason the SYM HD200 has won several scooter cannonballs. go with one and you won't look back. One of the most reliable sccots anywhere and quick with a good top end to boot.
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 158,995
Posted By Maloney
I bought one off Ebay that looks exactly like...

I bought one off Ebay that looks exactly like yours. (may even be one of yours) and I can attest that it works like a charm. I have used it as my only cooking stove for hikes of up to two weeks in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Maloney
Thank you everyone for the advice. I think I am...

Thank you everyone for the advice. I think I am leaning towards the BMW. reality is I will hit some dirt on weekends but if its real narly stuff, I can always use my Honda dirt bike.

For the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Maloney
not sure if your upward marriage comment is...

not sure if your upward marriage comment is sincere or not so I will just say thinks. Thus far it has been great. 10+ years and counting. Soon to have a baby on the way and a new bike in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Maloney
That is exactly the bike I have been looking at. ...

That is exactly the bike I have been looking at. More than likely a 03 to 06 as those will be in my price range. Plus I like the look of them.

BROMO- I have considered the DR and have a friend...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Maloney
Thanks bikepilot. That is exactly the type of...

Thanks bikepilot. That is exactly the type of information I am looking for. exactly. Thus far...nod to the BMW.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By Maloney
Serious Question

Alright, I have the A-ok to get an Adventure Bike from the better half. (trust me, I married way up). The question has come down to one of two bikes.

First a little background. I have been...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,693
Posted By Maloney
I was back there last January in my Jeep and ran...

I was back there last January in my Jeep and ran across Mr. Ellis who owns the ranch as you get close to the ruins. (just past the second water crossing i think) nice guy, and he runs a mountain...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,880
Posted By Maloney
Lots of hate for the Stella here which I find...

Lots of hate for the Stella here which I find interesting. I have an 08 and it has 13k miles on her with nil an issue save I broke off the inside of the rear tail light so it looks great but is not...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,009,885
Posted By Maloney
Just my .02

Just my two cents worth but Yamaha is making a huge mistake NOT bringing the 660 Tenere to the states. It would be a lower price point and a great bike. I'll bet they would sell out of them. Not...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,009,885
Posted By Maloney
not new

its not that I am new but just have other things to do besides look at ADVrider every day...although i should make more time for it. So I guess I am ignorant but I am assuming they are not releasing...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26,188
Views: 5,009,885
Posted By Maloney
Tenere being released for the US

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I received an email rom Yamaha yesterday saying you could preorder the Super Tenere for a 500 dollar deposit. They are slated to be released in the pspring of 2011 and its going to be a model...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,322
Posted By Maloney
Its been gone over a zillion times......

but still. Which bike would you classify as the best in each of the following catagories? I understand people are loyal to what they drive, I understand everyone has a different opinion. I understand...
Forum: Racing 08-21-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,258
Posted By Maloney
I know. Thanks for the refresher though. i just...

I know. Thanks for the refresher though. i just don't think my Harley is going to make the cut and an older enduro would be a fun bike to race on. You have to have lights or am I wrong in that...
Forum: Racing 08-21-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,258
Posted By Maloney
Yeah I got it. I am interested and just trying...

Yeah I got it. I am interested and just trying to come up with a suitable enduro to ride during the event. I have a few lines on some and if worse comes to worse, I may just buy an older (read...
Forum: Racing 08-20-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,258
Posted By Maloney
Nope. Its a 150cc two stroke scooter. Maybe I...

Nope. Its a 150cc two stroke scooter. Maybe I will just change the tires and race it. Its classified and licensed as a motorcycle. I am not sure they could not let me race it.
Forum: Racing 08-20-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,258
Posted By Maloney
will they let me race my scooter? That would be...

will they let me race my scooter? That would be a blast
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,880
Posted By Maloney
I hear ya! My Stella runs just fine and has...

I hear ya! My Stella runs just fine and has already been de-blued, upjetted and has a sito+ I just feel the need for a bit more speed.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,391
Posted By Maloney
that Vespa is a cut above the rest

that Vespa is a cut above the rest
Forum: Battle scooters 01-29-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,880
Posted By Maloney
Hey PS

Is the combonation of all the "extra" stuff that makes it, not only fast, but also reliable. Your going to get alot of back and forth on full circle crank vs cut crank. I am not sure who is right at...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,880
Posted By Maloney
Throwing on a sito+ and de-blue with upjet is so...

Throwing on a sito+ and de-blue with upjet is so basic it is almost impossible to screw up. It will def. wake up the engine and you should get around 55 to 60 with it. Reliability is not a factor as...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,919
Posted By Maloney
I plan on racing

I plan on being there and possibly, racing....keep me in the loop. I have a few buddies I was going to use as pit support and am sure they would be more than willing to assist. I am, however, racing...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,880
Posted By Maloney
A no brainer

This shoudl really be a no brainer. People have given the pros and cons of the Stella, and as an owner who has only this mode of transportation for work and play (my wife has a car though) I can say...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Maloney
Racing ambitions and other stuff

Thanks for the information. I guess I use the term racing loosely. I am thinking Vegas to reno, Baja 500 and 1k. Not that I would ever be competitive but would still give it the ol' budget finish...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Maloney
Laugh Unbelievably stupid NOOB question

:bubba If the KTM Adventure and the BMW f series are adventure bikes (notably the BMW F650GS-DAKAR) why do we not see them in Rally races? Would either hold up in a rally or would the suspension just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,571
Posted By Maloney
G450X as a rally, desert racing bike?

Anyone own one of these? Curious as to how it would do for Rally racing like the Vegas to Reno and the Baja1K? I understand there are cheaper bikes out there but I really like the looks of this one...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,600
Posted By Maloney
I always tell my wife that if something does not...

I always tell my wife that if something does not go wrong, its not an adventure. The best stories are the ones with adversity. I once took a hook through my finger, thought nothing of it and would...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Maloney
This actually kinda answered the question for me....

This actually kinda answered the question for me. Thanks. Looks like BMW has another customer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Maloney
Sell me on the.....

Looking at the BMW F650GS and the KLR650. Both seem like pretty stand up bikes. what makes the BMW cost so much more? Is it that much more reliable? More parts availability? Better resale? For...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,953
Posted By Maloney
Go with the 800. When you do, keep me in mind...

Go with the 800. When you do, keep me in mind for your 650. I may be in the market sometime in Jan.

Good luck.
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