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Forum: Vendors 11-28-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 20,095
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks! Mine looks just like that. I was worried...

Thanks! Mine looks just like that. I was worried about that long "tail". I thought somehow I was supposed to tuck it into the fatter area with the spring.
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 20,095
Posted By Pillshovel
I finally got my filter out of the box today and...

I finally got my filter out of the box today and it is long and folded over unlike all the pictures I have seen. Am I supposed to tuck the length in the inner part or have I gotten the wrong thing?
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 20,095
Posted By Pillshovel
Payment sent.

Payment sent.
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 605,798
Posted By Pillshovel
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,903
Views: 692,824
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks for the response. I have one ordered, but...

Thanks for the response. I have one ordered, but it has yet to show up.
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,903
Views: 692,824
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks! Did it provide cleaner air than the...

Thanks! Did it provide cleaner air than the stock screen? They seem to offer a short screen and a bikini screen....not sure which you have there.
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,903
Views: 692,824
Posted By Pillshovel
Where did you get the short screen? Did you cut...

Where did you get the short screen? Did you cut it down yourself?
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
Would an 05 have the kevlar belt?

Would an 05 have the kevlar belt?
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks, will do.

Thanks, will do.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
I think the weight is about the same, so I am a...

I think the weight is about the same, so I am a bit surprised too. The only thing that I can tell you is that it feels that way to me.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
So far it seems great. Unfortunately it stormed...

So far it seems great. Unfortunately it stormed most of the day yesterday so I didn't get much ride time and I don't have another day off for 8 more days. Hopefully in a couple of weeks I can take...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks guys, I picked it up today. I got them to...

Thanks guys, I picked it up today. I got them to go ahead and throw in the Ducati panniers too. I'm pretty happy with the deal and the bike so far.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
Do the belts need replacing even if the bike...

Do the belts need replacing even if the bike hasn't been run until 5 days ago?
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
Aside from the motor, I can't tell that much has...

Aside from the motor, I can't tell that much has changed at all.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By Pillshovel
05 Ducati Multistrada...is this a fair deal?

I am looking at a leftover 05 Multistrada 1000 (not S) with 5 miles. It will come with full warranty and support a local dealer. Is 10,000 plus tax a fair deal or could I do a lot better? I have...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,698
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,698
Posted By Pillshovel
Can you link to this? I tried to find it but all...

Can you link to this? I tried to find it but all I can find is from 2005 and it has different bikes. http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/2005-adventure-touring-comparo-14285.html
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,316
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks Esteban, I think MSR and Moose both...

Thanks Esteban,

I think MSR and Moose both make one for the KLR so I will check with them. I'm glad I'm not the only one that feels that way about the KTM plate.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2004, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,316
Posted By Pillshovel
Esteban, great pictures. BTW what skidplate is...

Esteban, great pictures. BTW what skidplate is that on the orange bike? I have a 625 and the KTM skidplate is too narrow and too thin. That looks more like what I need.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Pillshovel
You should enjoy that bike RAW. I loved mine...

You should enjoy that bike RAW. I loved mine (still don't know why I sold it :cry )
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2004, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,576
Posted By Pillshovel
PM me next if he doesn't take them.

PM me next if he doesn't take them.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-25-2004, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks Desmo!!!!

Thanks Desmo!!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks k7lro. That link is just what I was...

Thanks k7lro.

That link is just what I was looking for.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Pillshovel
I weigh about 220 myself and passenger is around...

I weigh about 220 myself and passenger is around 130 so I think that answers my question. Thanks for the help.....now I just have to decide if I want a better dirt bike or a better road bike I guess.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Pillshovel
Hard seat aside, how does the bike handle two up...

Hard seat aside, how does the bike handle two up with loaded luggage? I assume it would be fine, but my FZ1 handled very oddly when loaded down.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Pillshovel
I guess I should have stated that I am wanting a...

I guess I should have stated that I am wanting a 950 so bad that I can taste it....just trying to justify it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-22-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By Pillshovel
How does the 950 stack up to the V-strom for 2 up touring?

Here is the deal....I have a baby on the way so I probably won't be getting another new bike for a while after this one. I currently have a KTM 625 that is dual sported and a V-strom 1000. My wife...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,218
Posted By Pillshovel
Caver, Is that rough section you mentioned...

Caver,

Is that rough section you mentioned about as bad as it gets? I was thinking of doing that same trip on my KTM, but with that plank of a seat and a 80 mile fuel range, I am now considering...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 24,142
Posted By Pillshovel
Desmofan tried to email that PDF to me and my...

Desmofan tried to email that PDF to me and my server bounced it so if any of you could post it on an FTP server, I would appreciate it.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2004, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By Pillshovel
I just ordered the same setup. Thanks

I just ordered the same setup. Thanks
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2004, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks for the link Burren. That will help quite...

Thanks for the link Burren. That will help quite a bit.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2004, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By Pillshovel
Preston and Skwidd, I would really...

Preston and Skwidd,

I would really appreciate some pictures. Being able to see them may help me more than anything.

Preston do the adapters you mentioned come with the bars?

Chad
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2004, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By Pillshovel
What bars work well on the V-Strom 1000?

I am looking for a good aluminum bar for the Strom. I am concerned that if I don't get exactly the right sweep and height that I will hit the fairing at full lock. Have any of you guys swapped out...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2004, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks Stromrider 1583, That sure makes me...

Thanks Stromrider 1583,

That sure makes me wish that I had held out for the silver Gobis instead of the grey KTM versions but $200 savings is hard for me to pass up. Looks like my bike will end...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2004, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By Pillshovel
Thanks Walt, that helped alot. Retro, have...

Thanks Walt, that helped alot.

Retro, have you had any trouble with rattles or the racks coming loose?
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By Pillshovel
Hepco & Becker or SW Motech luggage rack for V-Strom?

I have a set of Gobi bags on the way thanks to a fellow ADVRider. I am curious what rack has worked best for you guys on a V-Strom 1000. I am mostly concerned with keeping the bags out of a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2004, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By Pillshovel
PM sent on the bags.

PM sent on the bags.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-10-2004, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By Pillshovel
I sent you a PM about the bags.....I have been...

I sent you a PM about the bags.....I have been looking for some of these for a while.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Pillshovel
Tourmeister....no problems at all on the Strom,...

Tourmeister....no problems at all on the Strom, but I did avoid the mud. I was in the Townsend TN area and around Wears Valley. My dad rode his bike down there too, but since it was a Honda Shadow,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2004, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Pillshovel
Smoky Mountain National Park

I went to the Smoky Mountains this weekend with my parents and wife. I decided to ride the V-strom down and meet everyone at the cabin. I have to say this was about 300 miles of some of the most...
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