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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Titan1969
PM sent :D

PM sent :D
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,846
Posted By Titan1969
Strom...mine took me from LA to a Purdhoe Bay, AK...

Strom...mine took me from LA to a Purdhoe Bay, AK rough roads and all. See sig video. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By Titan1969
Im in, ill be camping all 3 days. Really looking...

Im in, ill be camping all 3 days. Really looking forward to meeting Alex Chacon Im a big fan of his Motorcycle Diaries on YT.

Im also hanging a sign on my Vstrom asking if anyone is going to Baja...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 118,307
Posted By Titan1969
Dalton Highway, Ak

I made it up from Los Angeles to Deadhorse, Ak but not back down.

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n221/Tony_Kehl/IMG_0668_zpsa6902a92.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Titan1969
I have had my start at 15 degrees. It rolls over...

I have had my start at 15 degrees. It rolls over easy but wouldn't fire well. I assumed the efi map just couldn't compensate for the temp so I did crack the throttle briefly, then let go, then tried...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,056
Posted By Titan1969
Used Vstrom can be had for $4000 or less in great...

Used Vstrom can be had for $4000 or less in great condition low miles. Then get a FZ also?
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
I second and third that...and I'm a former turbo...

I second and third that...and I'm a former turbo busa owner. Power is not my primary goal adventure riding. It's smelling the roses and not at 217 mph with 345hp:lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
You'll get all sorts of opinions. I have owned...

You'll get all sorts of opinions. I have owned several sportbikes and a turbo busa. I have a Wee because I want to adventure ride and see more places, but don't care about power. So for me it's...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
Wow looks tough even in the east on a Vstrom, I'd...

Wow looks tough even in the east on a Vstrom, I'd be starting in the west.

so I might stick with my plan to hit Baja in 2015. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
Vstrom TAT ride reports?

I'm doing searches trying to find anyone who might have road a Vstrom on the TAT, not finding anything. If you know of link or ride report , let me know.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
The End

The final video in a 4 part series is up...crash and....:huh

http://youtu.be/TWIjHGni-Hs
Forum: Alaska 07-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,942
Posted By Titan1969
The end

Final video, crash and....

http://youtu.be/TWIjHGni-Hs
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Titan1969
Bonus Crash The End

Final video, crash and....

http://youtu.be/TWIjHGni-Hs
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,641
Posted By Titan1969
Yep....love my Wee for what it is. A mule to get...

Yep....love my Wee for what it is. A mule to get me reliably from point to point. I road to from Los Angeles, CA to deadhorse, AK and the bike took a beating and never let me down.
I have never had...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Titan1969
Thanks Brown Eye. You and I met about a year ago...

Thanks Brown Eye. You and I met about a year ago at a Starbucks then rolled with some of your buddies for the day. We rolled up to Big Bear on a fire road had some lunch in town then to Top of the...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Titan1969
yep...very strong even stays on when I drop the...

yep...very strong even stays on when I drop the bike :rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,121
Posted By Titan1969
Yep, I had sportbikes for many years never road...

Yep, I had sportbikes for many years never road dirt bikes. Then after enough of carnage with buddies and myself on sportbikes, I made a change to adventure riding. Sold off my high powered bikes for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Titan1969
Less Summer Tourist & RV Camping SoCal?

I moved to CA about 2 years ago and its been an awesome experience with my Vstrom. I camp at least once a month on weekends. Sept thru May seems fairly quiet at most campgrounds on PCH from LA to...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,760
Posted By Titan1969
I paid $3800 for my Weestrom with 5000 miles in...

I paid $3800 for my Weestrom with 5000 miles in excellent condition it was 3 years old. Threw about $2000 in farkles on and it's great. You will need an upgraded rear shock for two up. I had to do it...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By Titan1969
Yes yes yes....fantastic jacket. I have had mine...

Yes yes yes....fantastic jacket. I have had mine for 4 years and numerous weather conditions never leaks. See my sig video.
Buy one size larger lets you layer up underneath in cold weather or add a...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,610
Posted By Titan1969
Kohls calf high white socks. I double them up...

Kohls calf high white socks. I double them up when riding below freezing. See my sig video. Never had an issue with socks but maybe it's the Scout Boot I wear that make the difference. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 55,782
Posted By Titan1969
I don't want the extra technology, or at least...

I don't want the extra technology, or at least the ability to purchase a less techy bike. For my adventure rides I want less, so their are less parts to fail. I also like the visceral feel of knowing...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,694
Posted By Titan1969
thanks I have a Vstrom though, ill check with...

thanks I have a Vstrom though, ill check with that gang.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,694
Posted By Titan1969
I have these lights but I'm unsure if I can run...

I have these lights but I'm unsure if I can run them off the stock wiring? Everyone says you need a relay then others say no you don't. I'm so confused. :huh

Oh nice mount job by the way.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By Titan1969
Yep mine made it through the dalton...

Yep mine made it through the dalton highway....Shake rattle and roll. No leaks :D
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By Titan1969
Vstrom. Less time fixing more time adventure...

Vstrom. Less time fixing more time adventure riding. :clap

Oh and affordable, use the extra cash to farkle and travel.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,120
Posted By Titan1969
[QUOTE=motorat;24511222]i have the sw mototech...

[QUOTE=motorat;24511222]i have the sw mototech crash bars and the plate is from
yann
http://enduroguardian.com/

Yep... Awesome plating :clap
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,310
Posted By Titan1969
Yep my nearly stock suspension DL650 made it to...

Yep my nearly stock suspension DL650 made it to Deadhorse from LA. :clap

I had no complaints and never felt the bike would ever strand me even when being pounded and dropped a few times on the...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,310
Posted By Titan1969
Yep and I'm 6'4" no issues on my Vstrom. I just...

Yep and I'm 6'4" no issues on my Vstrom. I just upgraded the suspension and some other farkles, it's lighter and less maintenance.
Do you want to ride or wrench on a motorcycle. I'd rather ride.
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 747,407
Posted By Titan1969
Episode 3 is posted

Episode 3 from Los Angeles, CA to Deadhorse, AK.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZITVJ2L7jqs&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,012
Posted By Titan1969
Episode 3

Episode 3 for your viewing pleasure...brrr that was a cold ride.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZITVJ2L7jqs&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,341
Posted By Titan1969
yep....

yep....
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,772
Posted By Titan1969
yep thats what I did from LA to Deadhorse, AK....

yep thats what I did from LA to Deadhorse, AK. :freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,089
Posted By Titan1969
Yep. I made plans to ride from Los Angeles to...

Yep. I made plans to ride from Los Angeles to Deadhorse about a year ago. I invited two of my best friends who are very competent riders. They thought about it for 6 months, then I asked them...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,680,535
Posted By Titan1969
LA to Deadhorse on a Vstrom

After about a year of researching posts on ADVrider, I bought camping gear, luggage, etc all right the first time...no regrets, no returns.
...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Titan1969
Thanks for the tips. I ride a Suzuki DL 650....

Thanks for the tips. I ride a Suzuki DL 650. Good in everything but sand and mud. I road from LA to Deadhorse, AK in May in 7 days on the 650, great bike.
I'm looking at a KTM500 if something...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Titan1969
California to Baja and Panama

Is there a group of riders that regularly gather and take a trip to Central America. I dont want to go solo as I dont speak the language and I know Mexico can be dicey.

shoot me a link if you know...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,404
Posted By Titan1969
IMO dont over think it GO! Make it a safe trip...

IMO dont over think it GO! Make it a safe trip but dont wait...some people never make out of their driveways because of over planning. See my signature trip.
I planned the trip for about a year...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Titan1969
Happy trails side cases, bestem top case and...

Happy trails side cases, bestem top case and wolfman expedition dry roll large. I wouldn't change my setup I like it.
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,237
Posted By Titan1969
Yep I got the 22" givi. Works great on stock...

Yep I got the 22" givi. Works great on stock mounts. :clap
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