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Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By phlatlander
No you will not miss the crowds. Most will be...

No you will not miss the crowds. Most will be heading away from Sturgis but there is still likely to be 100,000 plus people in the general vicinity.

I would love for you to see the beautiful...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23,957
Views: 4,071,873
Posted By phlatlander
Fifthfest

Fifthcircle,
I happened across a post detailing your shin-dig in the fall and was TOTALLY bummed when I saw the dates for it. I'll be out in Idaho for a rally during it but it is on my calendar for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23,957
Views: 4,071,873
Posted By phlatlander
Moab Gearing

I think Fifthcircle hit the nail on the head concerning gearing for Moab. I was out there, the first week in April, on an S model with 14x44 and it was ok. But for single track and anything below...
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 64,051
Posted By phlatlander
Not much of a story teller

I'm not much of a story teller and forgot my camera at home, but did manage to get a few with the phone cam.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23,957
Views: 4,071,873
Posted By phlatlander
In a similar boat

I was in a similar boat about a month/month & a half ago. Bought a used 2001 drz-s w/ 5800 miles that really was stock. I went to Moab the first week in April so I had about a month to get it...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 64,051
Posted By phlatlander
5 thumbs up

Thanks again for the extra time you put forth that ensured my rack would arrive and be installed before I left on my trip. Installation was simple and took all of 5 mins.

I used an old tankbag...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,002
Posted By phlatlander
As an owner of an 07 Wee, and having a friend...

As an owner of an 07 Wee, and having a friend that owns a Vee, i've had the opportunity to swap bikes back to back.
I love my Wee, however if I had to re-buy knowing what I do now I would choose...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 58,277
Posted By phlatlander
Updates, pleassssse. My next gear has...

Updates, pleassssse.

My next gear has been narrowed down to the following: Klim Latitude, Rev-it Sand and Aerostitch Darien or Roadcrafter not sure which. Another option is a 180 degree turn...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,249
Posted By phlatlander
check out my original post from 2day. finally...

check out my original post from 2day. finally figured it out.

Think it had more to do with them uploading to webshots than anything else.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,249
Posted By phlatlander
I'm tryin' to figure out how to post larger...

I'm tryin' to figure out how to post larger versions. no luck yet.

Thinking maybe b/c i just uploaded the photos i might have to wait a few hours until i can upload larger versions. i use...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,249
Posted By phlatlander
My version finally done

Well, i finally finished my project. I think the OP asked others to post up pics of there boxes. So here are a few shots of mine. Nothing fancy, and at this point i have no idea how/if it will...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,249
Posted By phlatlander
No, the amplirider does not have any preferential...

No, the amplirider does not have any preferential inputs.

It mixes everything together. However, you can get a similar effect by turning the volume on the devices you want as a priority up to a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,166
Posted By phlatlander
Please come back sometime, other than trailer...

Please come back sometime, other than trailer week.

I live in the state and have experienced some of the same impressions of "the hills area" during sturgis week. During any other time of year,...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,829
Posted By phlatlander
i have the backcountry 2 and love it. The...

i have the backcountry 2 and love it. The following will fit inside the tent at the same time: myself, 2 @ givi e36 cases, large dry bag, tent, sleeping pad, riding boots, helmet, jacket and riding...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,120
Posted By phlatlander
Sadly, so do the Sidi Canyon Gore-tex boots!!!

Sadly, so do the Sidi Canyon Gore-tex boots!!!
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By phlatlander
3/32nds i would estimate you have 1000-1500 left,...

3/32nds i would estimate you have 1000-1500 left, depending on weight carried. I normally change tires at 2/32nds.
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By phlatlander
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=323749&highlight=100%2C000+miles

think the vee has a pretty good track record.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,572
Posted By phlatlander
Couple of things to keep in mind when comparing...

Couple of things to keep in mind when comparing mpg. My wee's speedo is around 10% optimistic, and therefore so is the odometer. I calculate my mpg based on the bikes odometer but my speed is gps...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,387
Posted By phlatlander
I picked up a pair of these earlier this spring. ...

I picked up a pair of these earlier this spring. Only have about 5k miles on them, but so far i love them.

https://www.motoliberty.com/prod_detail.asp?Prod_ID=110

Value wise, i think the...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,010
Posted By phlatlander
Just sent you an email. I'm in for the justi...

Just sent you an email.

I'm in for the justi
2 @ outers
1 @ smoke inner
1 @ irridium inner
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,080
Posted By phlatlander
You want a "vee" strom????

I've been telling BS this since i got my wee and always thought you were happy with your wee? Also thought you thought i was crazy for wanting the vee, who knew!!!

I've always said that for...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,585
Posted By phlatlander
Owning 2 motoport ultra2 jackets(1000 cordura)...

Owning 2 motoport ultra2 jackets(1000 cordura) and one set of pants i can say i would buy a bmw rally pro 2 system. From the threads i've read lately it seems like the most versatile system out...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 61,808
Posted By phlatlander
Thanks for contributing to my states economy!!! ...

Thanks for contributing to my states economy!!!

Hwy 14 is a nice ride this year with all the green grass. The last few years it looked like a desert from pierre to wall.

Stopped in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Deadly, The side cases look good. :clap I think...

Deadly,
The side cases look good. :clap I think a trip up north for a weekend would be a good shake down ride for them????

Or maybe, a weekend ride for me down to kc to yellow sub for a tempe...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,971
Posted By phlatlander
Sweat washes off, road rashes doesn't. ...

Sweat washes off, road rashes doesn't.

And trust me, scrubbing the road rash to get it clean to ensure no infection hurts like a BITCH!!!!
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,180
Posted By phlatlander
2007 Wee, stock gearing, 4300 miles and i'm...

2007 Wee, stock gearing, 4300 miles and i'm around 235lbs w/ gear. Stock shield for 3 tanks and then a shorty shield was installed.

Returned home last weekend from a 3300 mile trip and kept track...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By phlatlander
bump for tire info

bump for tire info
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By phlatlander
just make sure the car/truck isn't running!!! ...

just make sure the car/truck isn't running!!!

I have jumped 3-4 bikes but made sure that my cars engine wasn't running when i did it. I vaguely remember reading somewhere that you can jump it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,407
Posted By phlatlander
Wind, welcome to my world

Art,
Now you know all to well why my nighthawk is going up for sale soon, and i'm moving to something with a little more wind protection. I live 500 miles north of kansas and my stomping grounds...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
artk will have to chime in if i'm wrong. but...

artk will have to chime in if i'm wrong. but based on the pics my guess is they are givi e360 cases.
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,407
Posted By phlatlander
I'll be out in utah around 1-2 june and in...

I'll be out in utah around 1-2 june and in arkansas around 10-11 june. PM me if you want my phone #.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Deadly, Since installing them i've had them on...

Deadly,
Since installing them i've had them on the bike more than off. I've always kinda liked the way givi luggage looked on a bike, makes it look like a touring machine, imo.

The way i...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Melted sole, think that took scraping the...

Melted sole, think that took scraping the majority of it off with some type of knife. Then wd-40 and chrome polish.
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Blue tape is so i don't scratch up the paint with...

Blue tape is so i don't scratch up the paint with my boots when putting my feet on the rear pegs.
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
I have between $500-$600 into my 3 case setup. ...

I have between $500-$600 into my 3 case setup. Alot, yes but i have had hardbags and can't go back to soft ones. That, and for the price of the bike and cases i'm still at a VERY reasonable amount,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Ok, pics of the new bag setup coming soon. Just...

Ok, pics of the new bag setup coming soon. Just givi's nothing real exciting like Deadly is doing but i figured maybe you guys would want to see em.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
The nh is a light bike, relatively speaking. As a...

The nh is a light bike, relatively speaking. As a result of the weight it will be more affected by winds, semis, etc.

I was riding my nh(500#'s) the other day in 30mph sustained winds and it was...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Deadly, I rode my 99 concours on 80 miles of...

Deadly,
I rode my 99 concours on 80 miles of gravel last year getting to angle inlet, mn. Look it up on a map, basically two ways in water(from usa side) or canada gravel roads. It was a riot and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
Deadly, Once again i'm in awe of your skills. ...

Deadly,
Once again i'm in awe of your skills. That headlight guard looks extremely well thought out and i will be checkin out the mounting system more closely if i'm able to stop by next month on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,651
Views: 920,477
Posted By phlatlander
I almost forgot, you absolutely must buy the...

I almost forgot, you absolutely must buy the yellow cases!!!
just kidding.:rofl
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