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Forum: Photos 05-04-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 610,124
Posted By bombsquad
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Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 51,250
Posted By bombsquad
Thanks. I didn't do anything to them, it's a...

Thanks. I didn't do anything to them, it's a stock 2012 adventure model.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 51,250
Posted By bombsquad
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i threw a set on last week. The actually work great in the rain and aren't too shabby in the curves. I will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 783,554
Posted By bombsquad
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Knocking around the FS rds off 129 and 180 in N GA
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9,678
Views: 3,902,558
Posted By bombsquad
Last weekends trip to the Biltmore Estate in...

Last weekends trip to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville NC with some friends.
Cruised the BRP from Cherokee to Asheville. Incredible ride!
...
Forum: The Garage 05-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,951
Posted By bombsquad
Use the STI head gastkets, the are steel and will...

Use the STI head gastkets, the are steel and will resolve the leaking issue, a perfect fit. All of this can be done with the enging in the car. Simply loosen all the motor mounts and slide the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,164
Posted By bombsquad
I am in the same situation but the decision has...

I am in the same situation but the decision has been made to sell the TA. I love the bike and was not planning on buying the Suzuki.....but.....the wifey accompanied me to a bike shop and saw the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,429
Posted By bombsquad
Enduro Guardian ...

Enduro Guardian

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,678
Views: 3,902,558
Posted By bombsquad
picked up a leftover 2012 650, great bike! ...

picked up a leftover 2012 650, great bike!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By bombsquad
Thanks for taking us along! The Transalps are...

Thanks for taking us along! The Transalps are perfect bikes for these type trips.
And yes....the trips are never long enough!

Cheers

Steve
Forum: Road Warriors 08-14-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By bombsquad
One overlooked issue on that bike is the spark...

One overlooked issue on that bike is the spark plug caps. I thought I had a CDI crapping out, sputtering, bogging etc. An RZ guru told me to change those out, the bike ran perfect after that. It's...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-13-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,716
Posted By bombsquad
Can you hear the powervalve cycle when you turn...

Can you hear the powervalve cycle when you turn the key to the run position?
Forum: Photos 08-13-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,197
Views: 879,035
Posted By bombsquad
Haha!! Awesome!!

Haha!! Awesome!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,948
Posted By bombsquad
I spent the winter of 1984 there for the Airframe...

I spent the winter of 1984 there for the Airframe Repair Specialist Tech School. The windchill was waaaaay below zero one night, something crazy like 50 below I think. They would try to march us to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-05-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 106,062
Posted By bombsquad
CONGRATS GUYS!!!!!! Thanks for taking us...

CONGRATS GUYS!!!!!!

Thanks for taking us along.

Cheers,

Steve
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,316
Posted By bombsquad
DOOO IT!! ...

DOOO IT!!

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It is a great bike for the purpose you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,481
Posted By bombsquad
I have a 1989 US model. Great reliability,...

I have a 1989 US model. Great reliability, comfort, carrying capacity and mileage. I average 50 mpg in mixed use riding. They are great daily riders, I commute on mine through the week, saves a...
Forum: Photos 08-09-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 78,459
Posted By bombsquad
I have this one on today...AFX 39. Not a bad...

I have this one on today...AFX 39. Not a bad helmet for the money.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,149
Posted By bombsquad
Great pic Herrstedt!! I think Honda is...

Great pic Herrstedt!!

I think Honda is really missing the mark by not bringing the current Transalp to the U.S. market.

and another pic to keep it on topic
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,149
Posted By bombsquad
89 TA ...

89 TA

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Click pic below to watch vid on photobucket.
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Forum: Photos 07-17-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 61,059
Posted By bombsquad
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Forum: Photos 07-17-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 243,417
Posted By bombsquad
Leaving work yesterday in Georgia.... ...

Leaving work yesterday in Georgia....

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,458
Posted By bombsquad
Look around for a Transalp. I've seen some sell...

Look around for a Transalp. I've seen some sell in the low $2,000 range.

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Forum: Photos 06-22-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8,547
Views: 8,456,758
Posted By bombsquad
Wifey with the T/A ...

Wifey with the T/A

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Wifey with the T's
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Wifey with the...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-17-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 32,656
Posted By bombsquad
Another vote for the ZX11. The VFR's are...

Another vote for the ZX11. The VFR's are outstanding rides also.

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc183/rendersafe/zx11.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By bombsquad
I'm in as well John. I'm really looking forward...

I'm in as well John. I'm really looking forward to seeing the bikes and meeting the owners.

:clap


Steve
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By bombsquad
My leather jacket just hangs in the closet as...

My leather jacket just hangs in the closet as well.
Forum: Photos 07-24-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 608,865
Posted By bombsquad
Cruising to New Orleans ...

Cruising to New Orleans

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Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By bombsquad
Look at the Tourmaster Flex jacket. The base...

Look at the Tourmaster Flex jacket. The base layer is a mesh jacket with armor, a waterproof outer jacket zips over the mesh to make a rain jacket and it comes with a zip in insulated liner for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18,012
Views: 5,654,314
Posted By bombsquad
How much? I clamp the vise to the bike because I...

How much? I clamp the vise to the bike because I don't have a garage!! :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18,012
Views: 5,654,314
Posted By bombsquad
Just clamp it in the vise....sheesh, do I have to...

Just clamp it in the vise....sheesh, do I have to think of everything?!

:rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18,012
Views: 5,654,314
Posted By bombsquad
12V plug install

I just installed a 12v plug for charging and running items on the bike. I made a simple bracket for the plug which bolts to the top triple clamp, I didn't want to drill holes in the instrument panel....
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By bombsquad
I have used one of their wallets since 2003. I...

I have used one of their wallets since 2003. I bought it at the BX and it survived all of my travels around the world. It holds a ton of stuff. SpecOps is a great company, I wish they would jump into...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,294
Posted By bombsquad
I usually keep the stuff I want easy access to...

I usually keep the stuff I want easy access to while stopped in the top box, phone, water bottle, etc. If I use my tank bag and will be away from the bike, such as sightseeing around a town, I will...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-15-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 34,771
Posted By bombsquad
If you are commuting on the bike everyday I see...

If you are commuting on the bike everyday I see where the excitement can be lost on weekend rides. Ditch a bike, get a cage (I can't believe I'm saying this!) and use it through the week. Sometimes...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 265,729
Posted By bombsquad
My thumper changed shoes today. From...

My thumper changed shoes today. From trail........

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To street
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 174,571
Posted By bombsquad
Tallulah River, Georgia, USA

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Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,152
Posted By bombsquad
I had an issue with both shoulders leaking on a...

I had an issue with both shoulders leaking on a waterproof jacket, I use the jacket for street and dual sporting. It turns out, the last time I hit the ground on the dual sport it happend to be...
Forum: Photos 02-14-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11,377
Views: 3,917,992
Posted By bombsquad
http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc183/rendersaf...

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89 Transalp and the yellow 07 DRZ S
Forum: Photos 02-14-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 215,698
Posted By bombsquad
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