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Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Vstrom650e
This sounds like a great solution for us while on...

This sounds like a great solution for us while on the road. I will bring our Nuvi as a spare, but rely on this setup. I hope the coverage in Canada is as good as what you are saying in the states.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,463,206
Posted By Vstrom650e
The best bike I've owned so far. This is one...

The best bike I've owned so far. This is one sweet piece of machinery. I was cruising for about 3hrs today at 135kph today. Smooth, quite, stable what a frik'n bargain!!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 116,851
Posted By Vstrom650e
My two black rides. ...

My two black rides.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-JmvfRHm/0/L/CBR1000-L.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 7,656,440
Posted By Vstrom650e
Previous bike and my wife. ...

Previous bike and my wife.
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-S8RZDWb/0/L/Kim%20and%20CBR-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,788
Posted By Vstrom650e
A great bike, nobody makes a motor like Honda. ...

A great bike, nobody makes a motor like Honda.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-JmvfRHm/0/L/CBR1000-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,759,788
Posted By Vstrom650e
Not my best but I was rock'n the tarmac. ...

Not my best but I was rock'n the tarmac.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-dqWhHh6/0/L/Bike%20racing-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,722
Posted By Vstrom650e
My other K bike. ...

My other K bike.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-6fKQFhx/1/L/first%20bmw-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,722
Posted By Vstrom650e
Awesome bike, smooth, fast, and carries 2 up and...

Awesome bike, smooth, fast, and carries 2 up and all our gear for months on end.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-zKdFdZ3/0/L/BMW2-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,722
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-5fnk4mb/0/L/BMW-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Vstrom650e
We own the Icon Accellerents, my wife's are...

We own the Icon Accellerents, my wife's are waterproof mine aren't. Fit great, comfortable and overall I like them, except the wet feet.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,277
Views: 628,033
Posted By Vstrom650e
I'm 6'1" 195 my wife is 5'6" 120, we tour two up ...

I'm 6'1" 195 my wife is 5'6" 120, we tour two up on our Vstrom 650E. Our riding buddies have much bigger bikes, but none are as capable, versatile or comfortable. But, the are all cruisers, except...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By Vstrom650e
Check out the Daytona line of boots. They are...

Check out the Daytona line of boots. They are excellent.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Vstrom650e
Sorry, I forgot to mention I still have the...

Sorry, I forgot to mention I still have the iPhone 4. But thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,381
Posted By Vstrom650e
Look for a TLR I great shape. Awesome ride.

Look for a TLR I great shape. Awesome ride.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Vstrom650e
iPhone+waze+Schuberth SRC

I am considering getting a mount for my iPhone, and using Waze GPS software.

Has anyone configured this with Bluetooth into your helmet comm system? Seems like a decent option, but does it work?
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,545
Posted By Vstrom650e
I knew Klim would provide the level of service...

I knew Klim would provide the level of service you want, not that they need to, but good on them.

Last night I went out for a long ride, it got cold, started to rain. I felt great that I was...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,545
Posted By Vstrom650e
I don't see the issue as far as Klim is...

I don't see the issue as far as Klim is concerned. The wrong sized product purchased, used, and then attempt to alter it. That adds up to a void warranty. If I start wrenching my engine and...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Vstrom650e
We will take off for a few weeks heading out...

We will take off for a few weeks heading out east, and the day could start off at 20c, drop elevation get to 35c, get into the appalachian mountains and freeze. During the course of a 8-10 hr day...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Vstrom650e
We only get a few days up here where the temps...

We only get a few days up here where the temps are over 40C with the humidex. We can easily survive it in short intervals, or just sit by the water until it passes.

Since we aren't acclimatized...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Vstrom650e
Factor in the humidity, and it's more than warm. ...

Factor in the humidity, and it's more than warm. 31C plus the humidity index pushes it easily to 36-37C. When it gets above 37c, we just stay put until the humidity passes anyway. Nothing like a...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,543
Posted By Vstrom650e
We've used a number of combinations and this time...

We've used a number of combinations and this time around we decided to go with the Klim Misano jacket and pants. We really didn't want to pack a lot of gear since we ride two-up. But, the balancing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,834
Posted By Vstrom650e
We purchased the 2012 Expedition. Two up, all...

We purchased the 2012 Expedition. Two up, all day, loaded, at 130kph. Added heated grips, centre stand, dual RAM GPS mounts, Air Hawk, and gas. Bike is all that I thought it would be, and the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 150,929
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-Jq7465R/0/XL/CA_08261217482606-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 113,196
Posted By Vstrom650e
Stem of a flower, might not count. ...

Stem of a flower, might not count.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Flowers/Rainy-Day-at-Home/i-hkcGmgD/0/XL/Rain4-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,089,392
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-Vv2jJvn/0/M/camping-M.jpg

Over looking the Bay of Fundy.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,463,206
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-HRFfJvr/0/L/_DSC3332-L.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10,513
Views: 3,463,206
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Memories/i-5fnk4mb/0/XL/BMW-XL.jpg

Our old bike.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-HRFfJvr/0/XL/_DSC3332-XL.jpg
Our...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 7,656,440
Posted By Vstrom650e
Got a nice bike to tour with and an amazing wife...

Got a nice bike to tour with and an amazing wife to share the experience.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-w7ZdRzV/0/L/CA_08101211062584-L.jpg


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,524
Posted By Vstrom650e
Here's our 650E added the Air Hawk for my wife...

Here's our 650E added the Air Hawk for my wife and the GPS mounts.

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-FT9dGXb/0/L/CA_08261217492505-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,267
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-TNR4kmc/0/L/CA_08101211073657-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,267
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-Jq7465R/0/L/CA_08261217482606-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9,307
Views: 3,690,267
Posted By Vstrom650e
http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-...

http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-VDd22hF/0/XL/_DSC3334-XL.jpg (http://gregorysteven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-Trip-August-2012/i-VDd22hF/0/XL/_DSC3334-XL.jpg)
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By Vstrom650e
Our C3 and C3W are very comfortable, comm kit...

Our C3 and C3W are very comfortable, comm kit works nicely and the helmet is the quietest I've used or tried yet. When I first got it my forehead would get sore after about 90 minutes. Now that...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,213
Posted By Vstrom650e
We have been using the Held Warm & Dry gloves,...

We have been using the Held Warm & Dry gloves, they are terrific. My wifes hands tend to get cold so she has them on often during the year. I'm going to get a couple pair of Held Air & Dry for the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,524
Posted By Vstrom650e
We ride and tour on our 2012 650 Expedition. I...

We ride and tour on our 2012 650 Expedition. I am 6'1 190 my wife is 5'7" 125. Nobody we ride with can keep up, two up full load the 650 just carves. It is the smallest displacement bike we've...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Vstrom650e
We purchased the Schuberth C3 and C3W and find...

We purchased the Schuberth C3 and C3W and find them very comfortable and quiet. The comm kit works great as well, she is talking to me all the time. Is that a good thing? I listen to the GPS...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,009
Posted By Vstrom650e
My wife and I took off for week wearing our KLIM...

My wife and I took off for week wearing our KLIM Misano gear, we got caught in three days if frik'n rain. The gear kept us bone dry. Also wore Held warm and dry gloves, kept us dry too. My wife...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,589
Posted By Vstrom650e
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By Vstrom650e
I was thinking of getting a Gerbings liner for...

I was thinking of getting a Gerbings liner for myself and my wife.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 7,656,440
Posted By Vstrom650e
Great pics sure wish I could post one. :(

Great pics sure wish I could post one. :(
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