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Forum: Equipment 12-18-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By scsvstrom
I stuck a row of adhesive backed wheel weights on...

I stuck a row of adhesive backed wheel weights on the underside of the visor. It helped to dampen the vibration/noise , but did not totally eliminate it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By scsvstrom
M&S Steets and Trips will only recognize NMEA...

M&S Steets and Trips will only recognize NMEA output GPS units. The newer USB Garmin units use Garmin's own language for output.
There is a GPS emulator availble called GPSGATE...
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,107
Posted By scsvstrom
In my one and only motorcycle / car collision,...

In my one and only motorcycle / car collision, (Gold Wing/Mercedes 55mph) I foolishly spent the millisecond before the crash trying to decide on how not to hit the car, not how I was going to fly...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By scsvstrom
+1 I also regret drilling out the muffler on my...

+1 I also regret drilling out the muffler on my 1K. It sounded like a.....um, like a bike with holes in it's muffler. I wound up with Leo Vince slip ons.

Keep it stock, or replace the muffler. I...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,645
Posted By scsvstrom
A few years back I was pushing 50 years old, and...

A few years back I was pushing 50 years old, and just having finished a 3500 mile trip on my TL1000s, I realized my body couldn't tour on the TL very much longer. Even with Heli-bars and a better...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By scsvstrom
I picked up a pair of TKC's for $50 when the...

I picked up a pair of TKC's for $50 when the local BMW shop closed it's doors.
I do a lot of riding on dirts roads, and these tires work great for that purpose.
They handle a lot better on pavement...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 754,552
Posted By scsvstrom
Ouray, Co ...

Ouray, Co

http://img358.imageshack.us/img358/6605/dscf2742web4yy.jpg

Pikes Peak, Co

http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/4466/pikepeake4ss.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,115
Posted By scsvstrom
I have to agree with you on that. When I bought...

I have to agree with you on that. When I bought my Vstrom 4 years ago, it was a pretty unique bike. Meaning, I Never saw another Vstrom on the road. But, now, it seems like every time I go for a...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By scsvstrom
I had an original Roady before I purchased my...

I had an original Roady before I purchased my Quest. After installing the GPS on the bike, the Roady would cause interference and cause the Quest to lose satellite lock. When I called Delphi, (the...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By scsvstrom
The bladder is actually a First Gear item and I...

The bladder is actually a First Gear item and I bought it through these people:
http://www.super-bike-atv.com/firstgear-bota-bladder-size-p-274772.html

You can do a search for "First Gear...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By scsvstrom
I have the "regular" Timbuktu and the 20 oz. bota...

I have the "regular" Timbuktu and the 20 oz. bota bladder.

I used it for the first time last month when I rode a Saddlesore 1000.
I rode with a friend of mine whose Harley needed to find fuel...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By scsvstrom
When I used beads on my stock VStrom seat, they...

When I used beads on my stock VStrom seat, they worked great. Cool air would flow under your ass, and during rain storms it would channel the water away from your hind end. Since I got a Corbin I...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By scsvstrom
Mine is the 30 gig video model, and you will...

Mine is the 30 gig video model, and you will drain the battery watching a two hour movie. (the backlight eats it up)
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By scsvstrom
The Ipod is fairly new, (2 months) and I...

The Ipod is fairly new, (2 months) and I regularly allow the unit to drain the battery all the way. It will drain in 2 hours with the backlight on, so when on the bike, I have the backlight turned...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,722
Posted By scsvstrom
Just did a Saddlesore 1000 on Saturday. I carry a...

Just did a Saddlesore 1000 on Saturday. I carry a 30 gig Ipod with 5500 songs. Controlled with an Airclick remote velcroed behind the left hand wind deflector on my Vstrom. Put the Ipod on shuffle,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 185,593
Posted By scsvstrom
[quote=EphTwoEight]http://i3.photobucket.com/album...

[quote=EphTwoEight]http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y52/cool-blew/159932.jpg

That officer looks familiar......

http://img352.imageshack.us/img352/2706/mvc682f6sr.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 779,349
Posted By scsvstrom
A couple of my friends ride the "shiny" kind of...

A couple of my friends ride the "shiny" kind of V-Twin bikes, they absolutey hate my bike! I put the "No Trailer" sticker on in their behalf.:wink:

The plate and sticker came from Rider Wearhouse.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2006, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 779,349
Posted By scsvstrom
http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/7758/dscf3127e1tl...

http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/7758/dscf3127e1tl.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,303
Views: 3,687,527
Posted By scsvstrom
Scenic Indiana!

http://img79.imageshack.us/img79/6355/dscf3122e7od.jpg

http://img71.imageshack.us/img71/4616/dscf3128e6tp.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,900
Posted By scsvstrom
I rode West-East on Hwy 2 in Nebraska this last...

I rode West-East on Hwy 2 in Nebraska this last July headed back home to Indiana. I had previousy ridden sportbikes, so when I experienced the wind handling capabilities of the V-Strom, I was a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 49,063
Posted By scsvstrom
Checkin' in

Steve here,
Located in Elkhart in northern Indiana. Just had to go and try out my new Arai XD helmet today. 100 miles, 37 degrees, of course I had to jump over into Michigan to ride the good roads...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2005, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,347,532
Posted By scsvstrom
Pikes Peak, Colorado

http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/4466/pikepeake4ss.jpg

These pictures were taken on a trip out to Colorado from Indiana in August of 2003.

The first was taken while riding up Pikes Peak.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2005, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,347,532
Posted By scsvstrom
Ouray, Colorado

Heading up to Yankee Boy Basin.http://img460.imageshack.us/img460/4645/dscf2787e0xp.jpg (http://imageshack.us/)[/img]
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,625
Posted By scsvstrom
I meant to say Paypal $21.00

I meant to say Paypal $21.00
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,625
Posted By scsvstrom
2 large and 4 small please. I will Paypal $16.00...

2 large and 4 small please. I will Paypal $16.00 on confirmation.

Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 103,786
Posted By scsvstrom
I started riding at age 16, with a 1966 X-6...

I started riding at age 16, with a 1966 X-6 Hustler and progressed through 12 different bikes in the next 6 years. H-2 Kawasaki's, Rm Suzukis, DT Yamaha's.
Then I met the girl of my dreams, she...
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