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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,988
Posted By okieinu
:thumb...agreed!

:thumb...agreed!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,988
Posted By okieinu
what kind of "dirt" are you sour on? I've found...

what kind of "dirt" are you sour on? I've found the DL was well suited for various dirt/gravel roads from N. Texas to Alaska. Wish I'd had knobbies on the Dalton, though.

If you're talkin'...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,564
Posted By okieinu
Seems to me you're thinking too much. If the...

Seems to me you're thinking too much. If the mags were that weak where they'd come off the Wee, then they would not be on the market.

Disclaimer...I don't have a magnetic attach, so I may be full...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-27-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,709
Posted By okieinu
Why don't you pick up the cost and offer to the...

Why don't you pick up the cost and offer to the board for a nominal cost? S&H plus, say, 10 bucks. You could probably easily recoup your cost and then some. For each transaction get a paypal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,631
Posted By okieinu
Action Suzuki in Toledo, OH...bought my '04 from...

Action Suzuki in Toledo, OH...bought my '04 from them when new and got a better deal than any dealer would give in DFW area hands down. And that included the cost to drop ship in DFW. Had to catch...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2006, 04:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By okieinu
Add a roll of quality duct tape to your kit and...

Add a roll of quality duct tape to your kit and some extra fuel.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,325
Posted By okieinu
Now we're talkin'...shitty pics!:clap BTW,...

Now we're talkin'...shitty pics!:clap

BTW, jack, that ain't no Vstrom:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,325
Posted By okieinu
You obviously don't know your V-Stroms. ...

You obviously don't know your V-Stroms.

Come on guys, I know the picture sucks and rigging is silly (this was Texas to Alaska trip and it worked:lol3 ) I'm cheap and easily entertained.

Now,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,325
Posted By okieinu
Lowest Quality Vstrom Pics

Why not??
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/badpic.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9,595
Views: 3,862,307
Posted By okieinu
Great Trans-Alaska pipeline

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/alaskapipeline.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9,595
Views: 3,862,307
Posted By okieinu
my favorite pic on return from Alaska

northern Montana near Canadian border....don't know why, just is :thumb
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/MTchurch.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,444
Posted By okieinu
How can you guys stand two-up at all? I've never...

How can you guys stand two-up at all? I've never understood the point. I guess my purpose in riding is solitude and escape. Adding anyone else to the seat is a burden. I wouldn't mind the wife...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,086
Posted By okieinu
Yep...and the new cluster fixed it. Haven't seen...

Yep...and the new cluster fixed it. Haven't seen it since.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,086
Posted By okieinu
My fuel gage was acting funny - not showing full...

My fuel gage was acting funny - not showing full when it was - just before warranty period was up and I took it to what is now the only dealer I recommend for service in the DFW area - :clap Action...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,086
Posted By okieinu
That is fucked up.:pissed There's no doubt Suzuki...

That is fucked up.:pissed There's no doubt Suzuki knew there's a problem. Did you get names of the folks you talked too. Maybe you can prod the dealer into joining the cause and demanding at least a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By okieinu
don't know...I own a DL650. Just wanted to drop...

don't know...I own a DL650. Just wanted to drop a note from a former Highlands Rancher!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,452
Posted By okieinu
Get the Wee, then dump the baggage and leave her...

Get the Wee, then dump the baggage and leave her at home.:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By okieinu
I hop on my Strom in order to GET RID of the...

I hop on my Strom in order to GET RID of the chick!:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,286
Posted By okieinu
They'll make up the difference on tassles and in...

They'll make up the difference on tassles and in the tatoo parlor in the back bay of the shop...oh, that will have a bike in it....in the parking lot tent.:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,636
Posted By okieinu
I'd be leary of any thing less "dual sport" than...

I'd be leary of any thing less "dual sport" than the Wee. When you factor in hundreds of miles of gravel, the worst road construction imaginable, detours from the "main" road, and the higher risk of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-08-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,636
Posted By okieinu
'08 and a purchase are a long way off? ...

'08 and a purchase are a long way off?

Analysis paralysis???:ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,636
Posted By okieinu
awesome pic!:super

awesome pic!:super
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,913
Posted By okieinu
5'6" w/32in inseam: ...

5'6" w/32in inseam:
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/edgrimley.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By okieinu
:huh 3 bars consistently for the last 2+ years....

:huh
3 bars consistently for the last 2+ years. Never a post-shutoff fan operation...never
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,636
Posted By okieinu
rode from Dallas to AK on my '04 Wee in June,...

rode from Dallas to AK on my '04 Wee in June, 2004. Ran Metzler Tourance without changing until Billings, MT on the return leg. So got about 8500 miles on them. They were great on the chip seal roads...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By okieinu
Shortest Ride Report in the world

This is my first ride report post on this site and I'm not a photo hound by any stretch. But I figured it was time to make an effort, albeit short and sweet:

Had to shoot down to Austin week for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,338
Posted By okieinu
Nice job! I've got several IB rides under...

Nice job!


I've got several IB rides under my belt - SS1000, BBG(1500mi), SS2000, SS3000, 50/50 coast to coast.

The SS1000 was the first and most memorable. The rest are more of the same with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 28,850
Posted By okieinu
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 did you notice the...

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
did you notice the damage to rest of the bike you praise the levers?
I wish I thought that positively when my bikes have hit the ground.
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

glad...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,086
Posted By okieinu
A don't recall jackpiner providing any details...

A don't recall jackpiner providing any details about when his "rear cylinder is cutting out". Maybe a little insight into how he's riding might shed some light.:ear
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,086
Posted By okieinu
Found this post on another forum. Perhaps there...

Found this post on another forum. Perhaps there may be some insight.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-06-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4,403
Views: 857,487
Posted By okieinu
I obviously don't spend a lot of time in the...

I obviously don't spend a lot of time in the garage:1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,403
Views: 857,487
Posted By okieinu
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/bi...

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/biketrunk2.jpg

Lowes...$20
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2006, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9,595
Views: 3,862,307
Posted By okieinu
ugly but functional

$20 from Lowes. I'm cheap, what can I say? Pay no attention to all the crap in the garage and forgive me for the pics taken at night.
http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m310/okieinu/biketrunk1.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,410
Posted By okieinu
I generally downshift in sequence as pass through...

I generally downshift in sequence as pass through corresponding power bands. By the time I stop, I hit 1st gear and all is good. Should the rare occasion arise where I shift to N while stopped, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 70,412
Posted By okieinu
:nonoGeez, lighten up friend. I got a little...

:nonoGeez, lighten up friend. I got a little kick out of your fuzzy math, that's all. I'll let you review your work...:nono

I, too, lose my mind a lot in the saddle when I'm sitting on my :asshat
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,112
Posted By okieinu
perfect compliment

Wow! An upgrade from this:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2006, 08:18 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 70,412
Posted By okieinu
"less than one in 500" = "maybe 1/2 of...

"less than one in 500" = "maybe 1/2 of 1%????:huh

Too much time in the saddle sitting on your:asshat ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,174
Posted By okieinu
"small ding on top" of the fuel tank. After...

"small ding on top" of the fuel tank. After allegedly crashing at 100mph and launching it into a pasture. Yeah, it could happen:topes
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2006, 08:39 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 70,412
Posted By okieinu
My wife appreciates your effort!:clap

My wife appreciates your effort!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 70,412
Posted By okieinu
There! All fixed!

There! All fixed!
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