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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15,521
Views: 2,386,900
Posted By Wired
I'm selling my Vee as I don't ride it much...

I'm selling my Vee as I don't ride it much anymore. Setup great for longer trips. If interested, PM me.

Specs:
Year: 2007
Manufacturer: Suzuki
Model: Vstrom (DL1000)
Engine Size: 1000
Miles:...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By Wired
One other thing, your trip through Wyoming, could...

One other thing, your trip through Wyoming, could be good or could be disastrous. By disastrous, I mean taking I-80. that's a very boring ride across there. I used to prefer to do it at night...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By Wired
You completely miss CO with some of the best...

You completely miss CO with some of the best riding.

Judging from your map it appears as though you're taking I-15 S to US 6 to I-70 then US 191 (I believe) down through Moab on down to four...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By Wired
Help and 911 are totally different buttons,...

Help and 911 are totally different buttons, especially if you have SPOT Assist.

Tundradirtbiker, not sure where that guy got his info, but I believe it is incorrect. This is what I have always...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 95,516
Posted By Wired
Sure does. I see the difference now. Looks like...

Sure does. I see the difference now. Looks like I won't be keeping my current panniers then. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 95,516
Posted By Wired
Figures. I have they Odyssy IIs. Now I'm...

Figures. I have they Odyssy IIs.

Now I'm really not sure what to do. I doubt I'll get a 2012 or newer bike, but once I keep the panniers I'm sure to get a 2012+. That whole karma thing. Thanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,122
Posted By Wired
5. Figures. So is he an inmate? Anyone...

5. Figures.

So is he an inmate?

Anyone know exactly what trail this is? My boss and his brothers now want to ride this trail.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,122
Posted By Wired
Talking Motorcycle Ridge Video

I guess this is taken in the Bookcliffs by GJ, CO. Amazing video. Guys better get out there soon before they shut it down! This guy is nuts. He has to be an inmate!

HD version:
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Wired
I thought that after I submitted it. :) ...

I thought that after I submitted it. :)



My version of highway pegs. You need storage in your pegs?

ETA: LOL. Just re-read the OP. I thought we was looking for crash bar pegs, not bags. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-12-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Wired
Could always do what I did and get a piece of...

Could always do what I did and get a piece of pipe and use some rubber and hose clamps to fix the pipe to your crash bars. Throw some bicycle handlebar grips on the end and call it good. Less than...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 95,516
Posted By Wired
Thanks for your input. I've considered that, but...

Thanks for your input. I've considered that, but then I'm worried I might have to pay shipping which could get expensive for their size. We'll see though.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 95,516
Posted By Wired
Few quick questions... I have an 07 Vstrom...

Few quick questions...

I have an 07 Vstrom 1000 now with your panniers on it. I'm debating selling it and stepping to the 650 Vstrom.



I'm pretty sure I could keep the same panniers for...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Wired
Sounds like an interesting concept. Could be...

Sounds like an interesting concept. Could be useful. Does the unit need a clear view of the sky to be able to receive the GPS stuff? probably can't hide it that well if it does.
Forum: Vendors 02-06-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Wired
So how does it work outside of cellular coverage...

So how does it work outside of cellular coverage areas? I'm assuming the GPS portion is only to get its coordinates and reports those and texts via cellular.

How long is the standby time?

How...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 443,121
Posted By Wired
While it wouldn't turn off the wi-fi from the...

While it wouldn't turn off the wi-fi from the bacpac, there should be an option on your computer to automatically connect when the network is in-range. Uncheck this box and your computer should not...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Wired
I believe that was it!! Thank you, and I do...

I believe that was it!!

Thank you, and I do have a droid phone.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Wired
What app is it?

I thought I was reading a long time ago where there was an app that you could configure to automatically send a text message to certain people if it detected you were motionless for x amount of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,630
Posted By Wired
While I love Western CO, it sounds like you need...

While I love Western CO, it sounds like you need a more liberal atmosphere, and that's going to be the Front Range. There are some more liberal places on the western side, Telluride (as mentioned),...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,950
Posted By Wired
You can purchase lid loops from Jesse for about...

You can purchase lid loops from Jesse for about $15/ 4 IIRC. I got three sets so I have 2 on each side of the lid and one front and one back. I recommend mounting the cases before you decide where...
Forum: Face plant 12-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,533
Posted By Wired
So... can we see this video? Maybe we could all...

So... can we see this video? Maybe we could all learn from it?
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,600
Posted By Wired
I've found our local Amerigas to be the best...

I've found our local Amerigas to be the best place. It costs about the same as an exchange, but they have a punch card program where every 4th tank is free, so it ends up being about 25% cheaper in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,888
Posted By Wired
I'll 2nd what most others have said. I have lived...

I'll 2nd what most others have said. I have lived here since 2009 after living in SLC for 2 years, 2 years on CO's Eastern Plains, and growing up in Boulder County.

I'll admit, I wanted nothing to...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,705
Posted By Wired
I took it, but was only presented w/ 3 questions:...

I took it, but was only presented w/ 3 questions: Age, type of bike, and if my gear would change depending on bike. Then it said I was done. IDK what you'll get from that, but good luck!
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By Wired
I use PrimoPDF and have never had an issue with...

I use PrimoPDF and have never had an issue with it. Might give that a shot. Install it, then print from word, but instead of printing to a physical printer, select PrimoPDF. PrimoPDF will appear...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-05-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 599,294
Posted By Wired
You don't need to, if you want to use the...

You don't need to, if you want to use the tracking feature. Turn it on, let it get a signal, then enable the tracking and ride. That will send a message every 10 mins on your location.

If you...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,153
Posted By Wired
I have top loading Jesse's and love 'em. I have...

I have top loading Jesse's and love 'em. I have not used a clamshell design, but don't think I would want to. I can pack stuff in these great. I also had my wife sew up some bags that fit inside...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 653
Poll: Amendment 64
Views: 32,477
Posted By Wired
I'm for legalizing marijuana, but after reading...

I'm for legalizing marijuana, but after reading the blue book, it just seems like the proponents of this scraped something together to get it on the ballot.

It seems like there's still a bit of...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,502
Posted By Wired
Anyone can participate. You just have to be a...

Anyone can participate. You just have to be a rider, obviously:D


An accident doesn't necessarily need to involve another vehicle, but I am looking for on-road accidents, not off-road.

...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,502
Posted By Wired
Question Motorcycle Helmet Survey

I would like to ask you all a favor. Im doing a research project for school on motorcycle helmet use. I have created a short online survey which can be found at:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,483
Posted By Wired
That sucks. RIP rider. I'm certainly no...

That sucks. RIP rider.

I'm certainly no accident investigator, but the damage on the PU looks like a head on. If the truck turned in front of the bike, wouldn't the damage be on the side of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,441
Posted By Wired
Your best bet might be to rent a pickup or a car...

Your best bet might be to rent a pickup or a car with a hitch and a UHaul trailer and tow the bike back to SLC to be worked on. I know of one Suzuki dealership right off I-80 at exit 124. Here's a...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Wired
Damn!! I've had great experiences with their...

Damn!! I've had great experiences with their customer service as well.
Forum: Americas 10-04-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By Wired
The routes recommended look great. The colors...

The routes recommended look great. The colors are getting darker though, so you had better leave soon. If you're camping, pack your cold gear because nights will get cold and possibly freezing. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,614
Posted By Wired
Personally, I thought Pasta Jay's was overpriced...

Personally, I thought Pasta Jay's was overpriced for what you got. It was good. Not great. The portions were small too. I would go elsewhere.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,292
Posted By Wired
Congrats and Welcome! Everything I was going...

Congrats and Welcome!

Everything I was going to type has already been mentioned, so you're good!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,027
Posted By Wired
Here's your answer. Looks like missiles are the...

Here's your answer. Looks like missiles are the answer:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,801
Posted By Wired
Can someone just post a link?

Can someone just post a link?
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,938
Posted By Wired
My dad did something similar on our last trip. ...

My dad did something similar on our last trip. We were car camping so he brought a marine battery and a Harbor Freight $12 solar panel to charge the battery during the day. It worked great except...
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 34,177
Posted By Wired
That sucks!! I don't have any ideas for you that...

That sucks!! I don't have any ideas for you that haven't already been stated here.

In the future though, I probably would not do business with anyone that writes like that.
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Wired
Are you serious? Doesn't this seem like a...

Are you serious? Doesn't this seem like a necessity? These aren't Harley's, they're gonna see water!

How long were the leads you used to go from the battery to the front there?
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