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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,275
Posted By dogjaw
I went from this ...

I went from this

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To this...

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To...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By dogjaw
Thanks for the encouraging words; it is channel,...

Thanks for the encouraging words; it is channel, not flat bar, to repair the break, I was thinking of having a piece of flat stock slid into the channel and welded. I ended up giving 300.00 for...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By dogjaw
Buyer's remorse?

I've been hot and bothered for a sidecar for years, recently began searching in earnest. I found one locally, and I let my little head do the thinking for my big head, and I jumped on it, and it's a...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,835
Posted By dogjaw
I'm 5'6", no discernable difference...

I'm 5'6", no discernable difference...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,835
Posted By dogjaw
I have had Seat Concepts saddles on every bike I...

I have had Seat Concepts saddles on every bike I own that they make a saddle to fit, they are awesome.
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By dogjaw
Does it look like the wheel/axle might be a bit...

Does it look like the wheel/axle might be a bit far forward? I also found this one, waiting to see if it's for sale, and if so, the price.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By dogjaw
Barn find...

Found this today, the guy is asking 350.00... fiberglass body, slightly pebbled finish, brake, mag style wheel, tonneau cover, no windshield, a boat style seat inside, folds down for access to rear...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By dogjaw
Is there a rule of thumb...

Concerning weight of a chair in relation to the weight/size of the bike? for example, a 550# bike with a 150# hack, or a 400# bike with a 200# hack... is there a range that one needs to stay between?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
Or a stump... I was standing, btw; sometimes you...

Or a stump... I was standing, btw; sometimes you step in it, sometimes you don't, sometimes you track it in the house.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/12/abab4ed9a84a0f98ce014808c9b2d11b.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By dogjaw
Great information... ...if I had a Ural. ...

Great information...

...if I had a Ural.

Thanks for the info, Jay; makes it easier to walk away... I sure did admire the lines, looked a lot like yhe flowing lines of the Jackal.
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By dogjaw
Jackal rig?

I recently traded for a Moto Guzzi to utilize as a tug, had a line on a sidecar that I thought would work well as a tub:
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 60,074
Posted By dogjaw
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
I have Seat Concepts on every bike of mine they...

I have Seat Concepts on every bike of mine they make one for, one of the first "must do" mods; half the weight and less than half the cost of a Corbin. Did 150 miles of dirt today with a Ktm 1290,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-01-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
Charlie's doing great, quite the celebrity... I'm...

Charlie's doing great, quite the celebrity... I'm trying to put together a sidecar rig for her.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
Bring it on, we know how to treat company!...

Bring it on, we know how to treat company! Perfect blend of dirt roads connected by awesome twisties in the Ozarks, and the Ouachitas as well, just stay away from the stumps!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
hey all, been out awhile recovering from the...

hey all, been out awhile recovering from the colostomy "reversal; what a freaking relief; did some big miles this weekend back to back on the DR, then the CBX, easy to moderate dirt roads, water...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9,291
Views: 772,521
Posted By dogjaw
I center punched a stump with my abdomen, got up...

I center punched a stump with my abdomen, got up and rode another 3 hrs before the pain really hit hard, I was going septic quickly. Zach was instrumental in saving my bacon, no cell coverage or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9,291
Views: 772,521
Posted By dogjaw
Thanks, Albie! I would rather count the wrinkles...

Thanks, Albie! I would rather count the wrinkles on a dog's balls than spend another day wearing a dang colostomy bag, but it sure beat the alternative... that was a very close call.

It felt...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-27-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9,291
Views: 772,521
Posted By dogjaw
I both appreciate and shudder at the amount of...

I both appreciate and shudder at the amount of thought Fletch has given to my "stob"...

Knowing what a earth mother, granola eating pottery master the Flex is, I thought it only appropriate to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-27-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 60,074
Posted By dogjaw
Better a banjo picker than a dentist with a whip...

Better a banjo picker than a dentist with a whip hanging from his hog, the ridiculous in pursuit of the sublime.

Why do banjoists pick instead of strum?
It's easier to revert to old habits...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 55,577
Posted By dogjaw
What initially drew me to the DR650 was weight...

What initially drew me to the DR650 was weight and seat height compared to the XR and KLR, and now years and much experience later, it's why I still ride the Suzuki. I'm a short guy, and until...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 60,074
Posted By dogjaw
I would rather someone cuss my mama than to call...

I would rather someone cuss my mama than to call me a "biker"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
Light and funny? That train has left the...

Light and funny? That train has left the station... John, please find another thread to pollute with your incessant whinings and what ifs; don't like a particular bike? Fine, express your opinion and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
First day from Montrose to Moab, ran Arches at...

First day from Montrose to Moab, ran Arches at sundown, second day on the bike; 550 +/- from Moab to beyond Taos somewhere, first slab, then through the Rockies in a hailstorm around Durango, on some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
came off of a 919; sometimes miss the arm pulling...

came off of a 919; sometimes miss the arm pulling torque, but I'm sure that my corner speeds haven't suffered a bit... riding with my buddy on his Street Triple R last fall:

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
What he said; I have always found it odd that...

What he said; I have always found it odd that supporters,of the KLR, the NC, the FZ, etc, most who don't even own those respective bikes, tend to use this thread as a litterbox, but when you go to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
My DR craps cute little KLR turds... true story.

My DR craps cute little KLR turds... true story.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
Come up to Arkansas as twist one with me; a...

Come up to Arkansas as twist one with me; a throttle, that is!

Seriously, come on up, some of the best twisties and forest roads in the south, if not the whole US...
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
I recently took a MSF course, they asked me what...

I recently took a MSF course, they asked me what I assessed my skill and risk level, scale from 1-10; I put 5 and 4, I'm pretty salty compared to the average rider, but compared to a "good" rider,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
I remember really wanting to take the CB across...

I remember really wanting to take the CB across the passes last summer, took the DR to be a better fit with the other three bikes in my party; about the third time I put the DR on the ground, I was...
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,835
Posted By dogjaw
Come see us know Arkansas!

Come see us know Arkansas!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
If you're going to be very close in weight...

If you're going to be very close in weight between the two, why not treat yourself to another cylinder?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
I have a heavily modded DR650 and a slightly...

I have a heavily modded DR650 and a slightly modded CB500X; off road? No comparison, DR; lighter, better throttle at slower speeds, better torque... 2-3 hr rides in the twisties, hooning around...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,735
Posted By dogjaw
there are no boring bikes, just boring riders; ...

there are no boring bikes, just boring riders;


and writers, as is the case with the OP, probably on both counts.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,460
Posted By dogjaw
I'm in; what a stud... Be safe and we'll be...

I'm in; what a stud...

Be safe and we'll be watching from Arkansas
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By dogjaw
Mine disappeared as well... it's a conspiracy....

Mine disappeared as well... it's a conspiracy. Sent you a PM.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 1,257,538
Posted By dogjaw
I have the eBay adjustable levers, never had an...

I have the eBay adjustable levers, never had an issue, put them on the Grom as well.
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By dogjaw
I absolutely hate y'all... ...but not...

I absolutely hate y'all...

...but not really; this could solve multiple problems. A Jackal, you say?
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By dogjaw
Oh great, now I have to look up a Jackal... ...

Oh great, now I have to look up a Jackal...

The clot thickens...
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