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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
kevin- glad you found a bike that you can...

kevin-

glad you found a bike that you can call your own.

ride on, brother. ride on.

:clap

be well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
joeska- welcome aboard. i have found...

joeska-

welcome aboard.

i have found this forum, the flea market, the bike/equipment discussion very helpful.

plus if you employ the search function, very often there has already been a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
what a beautiful day for a ride. not too hot...

what a beautiful day for a ride.

not too hot or too cool.

orange wee running great as i'm still learning so many differences between the previous kawa's inline 4 and the steady eddie v-strom...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
thank you for the info be well. rob

thank you for the info

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
what are ansi glasses and where can i find them? ...

what are ansi glasses and where can i find them?

i saw some ansi glasses at home depot but was looking for some ansi certification on the glasses stems so if pulled over i can "prove" that the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
freebie street parking on park avenue in the low...

freebie street parking on park avenue in the low 60s.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By robfilms
firstgear often comes in tall sizes which have...

firstgear often comes in tall sizes which have longer arms.

a medium tall could be just what you need.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By robfilms
have you been to stromtroopers? ...

have you been to stromtroopers?

http://www.stromtrooper.com/

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
i often see a fb6 parked on west 53rd between 8th...

i often see a fb6 parked on west 53rd between 8th and 9th ave.

looonnngggg looking ride.

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
speedo66- thanks for the endorsement. i...

speedo66-

thanks for the endorsement.

i will check them out in the coming week.

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
i have never heard of/been to hunter motorcycle...

i have never heard of/been to hunter motorcycle and they are not that far from me here in the nw bronx/riverdale.

good folks?

thanks in advance.

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By robfilms
i liked the khaki! :evil ymmv be...

i liked the khaki!

:evil

ymmv

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,060
Posted By robfilms
i have no experience with the bmw except i have...

i have no experience with the bmw except i have been told the bmw="bring my wallet".

but i did do a suzuki demo day test ride of the 2014 v-strom and LOVED the bike.

i'm not a dirt guy, total...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,635
Views: 653,236
Posted By robfilms
recommendation as to size and make? thanks...

recommendation as to size and make?

thanks in advance.

rob
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,635
Views: 653,236
Posted By robfilms
i'm fairly new to the v-strom world. two...

i'm fairly new to the v-strom world.

two weeks ago, i picked up a 2009 orange wee.

the original owner did a kevin baker lowering link:
...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By robfilms
mitch- thanks for the "hiya & welcome". ...

mitch-

thanks for the "hiya & welcome".

according to suzuki:

2012-metallic fox orange
2009-orange

orange is the new black?
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By robfilms
DL650/Wee-Strom: do all rear carrier luggage rack fit 2004-11?

DL650/Wee-Strom: do all rear carrier luggage rack fit 2004-11?

is the rear luggage carrier rack on a 2009 dl650, interchangeable and fit all the 2004-11 wee-stroms?

will the same part fit the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
from strom-troopers: "Bypassing the...

from strom-troopers:

"Bypassing the kickstand switch is fine and causes no ill effects. Unfortunately though, the ECM sends a signal through the clutch switch circuit which impacts the idle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
speedo66- twice! it's the journey, not...

speedo66-

twice!

it's the journey, not the arrival.

all good.

:norton
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
at the suggestion of a forum member, i took off...

at the suggestion of a forum member, i took off the entire left side hand guard and started over again.

made sure clutch lever switch was nicely snapped into place.

smooth the wires leading to...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By robfilms
squish- i did as you suggested. i took...

squish-

i did as you suggested.

i took off the entire left side hand guard.

made sure clutch lever switch was nicely snapped into place.

smooth the wires leading to the switch.
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By robfilms
my new-2-me wee strom won't start-maybe clutch lever switch?

my new-2-me wee strom won't start-maybe clutch lever switch?

i'm loving my 2009 orange wee-strom.

i have ridden nearly 600 miles since i picked her up last tuesday from maryland's eastern...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
new-2-me wee strom won't start-maybe clutch lever switch?

my new-2-me wee strom won't start-maybe clutch lever switch?

i'm loving my 2009 orange wee-strom.

i have ridden nearly 600 miles since i picked her up last tuesday from maryland's eastern...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,500,206
Posted By robfilms
i found my wee and it is a 2009 orange!

http://i1263.photobucket.com/albums/ii632/robfilms/2009%20Suzuki%20DL650%20-%20Orange%20Wee-Strom/2009SuzukiDL650OrangeWee_zps2c44369e.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
Orange in The Bronx! ...

Orange in The Bronx!

http://i1263.photobucket.com/albums/ii632/robfilms/2009%20Suzuki%20DL650%20-%20Orange%20Wee-Strom/2009dl650orangeweefrontrightside_zpsd7e90771.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By robfilms
Orange IS the new black: ...

Orange IS the new black:

http://i1263.photobucket.com/albums/ii632/robfilms/2009%20Suzuki%20DL650%20-%20Orange%20Wee-Strom/2009dl650orangeweefrontrightside_zpsd7e90771.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By robfilms
[QUOTE=wiseblood;24223683]How about a picture? ...

[QUOTE=wiseblood;24223683]How about a picture?

i had just driven up from Maryland's Eastern Shore and wanted to see how Orange looks in The Bronx!
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
the 2009 Orange Wee is now in the Big Apple!

and this is how i get her here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24215614#post24215614

enjoy.

:norton

be well.
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By robfilms
the Orange Wee is now in The Big Apple

did a "bus and ride".

took the bolt "cheapo" bus from nyc to greenbelt maryland where the seller picked me up and drove me to his home along the eastern shore.

met the 2009 orange wee.

went...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
it is my understanding that if the seller still...

it is my understanding that if the seller still has the bike actively registered and insured, i am in effect "borrowing" his bike.

as for ownership, if i never submit the old signed title, the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
maryland! be well. rob

maryland!

be well.

rob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
i'm using the seller's license plate to drive...

i'm using the seller's license plate to drive back home but the insurance is mine.

make sense?

:huh

be well.

rob
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,289
Posted By robfilms
i found my wee and it is orange!

i found my Wee and it is orange!

I sold my 2006 Kawasaki z750s to an inmate and all went very well.

I have been without a motorcycle for two weeks and the weather has been lovely and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
found my wee and it is orange!

I sold my 2006 Kawasaki z750s to an inmate and all went very well.

I have been without a motorcycle for two weeks and the weather has been lovely and truthfully, I have been Jones-ing without a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
docgonzo- thanks for thinking of me. i...

docgonzo-

thanks for thinking of me.

i saw that vee on cl the last few weeks.

i don't want to start a range war but from my reading and being a total strom newbie, i thought a wee was a bit...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
nys temp motorcycle license plates

i might be entertaining thoughts about a "fly & ride" as i attempt to find a wee-strom that is affordable & well-maintained.

on the strom board i was given this advice:

"I'm doing a fly & Drive...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-05-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
DAMN! that vid is disheartening. :cry ...

DAMN!

that vid is disheartening.

:cry

i often put a meaningless u bolt lock on the front wheel but to have 2 mooks lift and roll the bike into the side door of a non-descript chrysler...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By robfilms
turns out it was...BLUE! came came off with...

turns out it was...BLUE!

came came off with some hand tools.

if you use the right tools, most jobs get done right.

:rofl

ymmv
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22,218
Views: 1,475,755
Posted By robfilms
two things i know: never judge another...

two things i know:

never judge another person's ride.

and the buell blast was the most vibrating bike i ever rode.

with both of those in mind, it is amazing that the buell crossed the river...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By robfilms
as someone not intending to ride anything but...

as someone not intending to ride anything but slab, do you think i can do away with the weight of engine guards and install sliders instead?

how about these:
...
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