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Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,674
Posted By R71
I owned a 04 1150GSA and sold it in 2009. I...

I owned a 04 1150GSA and sold it in 2009. I wanted a sidecar bike and bought a Ural.

I started to miss the 2 Wheel experience and when I saw the 2012 650 with 0% financing I decided to get one. ...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,829
Posted By R71
I have an 09 Sahara gear up that I put 20000K on...

I have an 09 Sahara gear up that I put 20000K on riding to work with a couple of trips to Maine and Mass. thrown in. My commute is 44 miles round trip every day of that 38 miles are highway.

My...
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,522
Posted By R71
I have an 09 Sahara. The Bearing seal in my...

I have an 09 Sahara. The Bearing seal in my altenator coupling started leaking on the ride home. Having said that I contacted my dealer and it was fixed right away. The next thing that failed was the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 25,526
Posted By R71
Sounds like an "Adventure"!:1drink

Sounds like an "Adventure"!:1drink
Forum: Hacks 05-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,762
Posted By R71
I sold off my BMW in 2009 and bought a Ural, I...

I sold off my BMW in 2009 and bought a Ural, I decided that I missed the two wheel experience so I ended up getting a 2012 650 Vstrom in February and started riding it daily back in April. I rode my...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,050
Posted By R71
I ended up buying GIVI crash bars and a SW Motech...

I ended up buying GIVI crash bars and a SW Motech center stand. I suspect quality is comparable although I have not actually looked at the factory items. I picked up both for much less than the...
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,204
Posted By R71
My First real MC was a Chang 750 W/ Sidecar that...

My First real MC was a Chang 750 W/ Sidecar that I put the thing together from parts. The guy I bought it from said to shift up late and down early. I really had no way of knowing where either was,...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,827
Posted By R71
I have a 2012 and no previous experience with the...

I have a 2012 and no previous experience with the other year models. I am pretty sure that the Luggage racks for the older bike will not fit the 2012, so you would likely need a new rack for your...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 94,659
Posted By R71
These are very nice looking! Just got 2012...

These are very nice looking!

Just got 2012 650 Vstrom and I am looking for panniers. The Previous year pannier mounts will not fit the 2012.

Are you making them to fit this bike yet?

...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,501
Posted By R71
No pics yet, bike is still at the dealer until I...

No pics yet, bike is still at the dealer until I can get it next week.

I put 1K down(not needed) $123.58 but this was roughly what I wanted for a payment. They also offered a 72 Month .5% interest...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,501
Posted By R71
Naults in Manchester NH no longer has the 2012...

Naults in Manchester NH no longer has the 2012 for sale, I bought it today!:clap
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,703
Posted By R71
My first rig was a Chang 750, I learned to ride a...

My first rig was a Chang 750, I learned to ride a mc on that bike. I could add or remove t he chair in about 15-20 min. And did so quite often I don't think the chang was ideal for either sidecar or...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-03-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,850
Posted By R71
Nice Scoot. The scooter cannonball sound pretty...

Nice Scoot. The scooter cannonball sound pretty interesting. Good Luck!!

So what makes a scooter? engine Displacement or vehicle shape? Transmission?
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,072,326
Posted By R71
Somebody posted about 17" front TKC's being...

Somebody posted about 17" front TKC's being available this year. Could they be intended for this bike?
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,501
Posted By R71
the Dealer in Manchester NH, had a 2012 as of...

the Dealer in Manchester NH, had a 2012 as of Tueday this week.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,072,326
Posted By R71
NC! Sorry!

NC! Sorry!
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,072,326
Posted By R71
I went to the dealer in Concord NH today, the...

I went to the dealer in Concord NH today, the salesman seemed to indicate that it would be june before the XC showed up and April or May for the DL. They impicated the Earthquake as causing the slow...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,072,326
Posted By R71
I am going to a dealer tomorrow. I want something...

I am going to a dealer tomorrow. I want something before July. I will report any info, however I think a Wee may get the nod. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,072,326
Posted By R71
I currently ride a Ural and I am wanting another...

I currently ride a Ural and I am wanting another 2 wheeler for the days my boys are notriding withe me. I am giving this bike consideration. Anyone have any idea when these will actually be arriving...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,689
Posted By R71
I've toyed with the idea of doing one, I did a...

I've toyed with the idea of doing one, I did a SS1000 a few years ago although on my BMW 1150GSA. The Ural would be a challenge for sure. I would trust mine to do the 1000 miles and I doubt it could...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By R71
You can say what you want about the driver, but...

You can say what you want about the driver, but in my book the guy in the sidecar has the most balls ever! I have ridden in my hack with someone else driving and I do not really care for it!
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,272
Posted By R71
What about those flat/stackable poly cans that...

What about those flat/stackable poly cans that they attach to the ATV racks? They are only a couple of inchs wide and square/rectangular.

http://www.rotopax.com/4-Gallon-Gasoline.html

This is...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,544
Posted By R71
Go to Huberts Website, He wears glasses like on...

Go to Huberts Website, He wears glasses like on the tank!

Dan
Forum: Hacks 10-31-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,544
Posted By R71
I think a Chang Tank will fit with a little...

I think a Chang Tank will fit with a little adjustment. Someone fitted one to their bike over at Soviet Steeds.
Forum: Hacks 07-02-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By R71
Check Your shock settings! Mine were on the...

Check Your shock settings! Mine were on the softest setting when I picked it up and it wanted to go all over the place! Three clicks and it is great! Also check your spokes on the Pusher. I used up...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By R71
I started taking my twin Boys at age 5(Last...

I started taking my twin Boys at age 5(Last Summer) they Love riding with me!:clap I got them HJC Full face Helmets.
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,406
Posted By R71
No problems so far. I have not had to go back as...

No problems so far. I have not had to go back as I have been doing my own Service. If you buy a bike make sure the shocks are adjusted properly, mine were on the softest setting the bike was real...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,196
Posted By R71
I would fly and ride a new bike, but I would hang...

I would fly and ride a new bike, but I would hang around the area for a day or two and ride the snot out of the bike, maybe even try to get the first 500K service done and then have at it. You will...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,884
Posted By R71
Prizrak :lol3 Well, I was trying to be...

Prizrak :lol3

Well, I was trying to be diplomatic. Public forum and all!:D

Planzman,

No matter which rig you pick You'll smile like hell every time you ride it, Good luck with your pick....
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,884
Posted By R71
DO NOT WORRY ABOUT BEING SEEN! :lol3 I ride 44...

DO NOT WORRY ABOUT BEING SEEN! :lol3 I ride 44 Miles to work roundtrip each day some of it interstate and some secondary road. I have people slow down on the interstate and pace me while looking the...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,884
Posted By R71
I agree with MR. COB about the gear up paint. I...

I agree with MR. COB about the gear up paint. I have a Shara and I love it(I'll be in trouble for saying this!) but I cringe when I think about scratching or dinging it. With the Green or Desert Camo...
Forum: Hacks 10-28-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 609,130
Posted By R71
Unitedloyalist, PM sent Dan

Unitedloyalist,

PM sent

Dan
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,406
Posted By R71
I got my Sahara from them in March, The deal went...

I got my Sahara from them in March, The deal went through without a problem, When I took the bike back for the free first service they tried to charge me. I pointed out that the first service is...
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,213
Posted By R71
Tractor is the only way to go! Not sure if the...

Tractor is the only way to go! Not sure if the older seats are different in some way, But I like the Tractor seat.

09 Sahara

Dan
Forum: Hacks 09-25-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 32,595
Posted By R71
I sold my 04 BMW to fund my Ural. I bought it in...

I sold my 04 BMW to fund my Ural. I bought it in March of this year and it has just under 7000K so far. I had to have an Altenator leak and Speedo failure repaired under warranty however neither of...
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,527
Posted By R71
There no difference between models in regards to...

There no difference between models in regards to engine size and HP out put.
The retro has 18" tires so may cruise a little faster and seem more stable due to a lower center of gravity. Everything...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By R71
Well I was ATGATT on two wheels. I have since...

Well I was ATGATT on two wheels. I have since adopted in our summer weather helmet, jacket and Gloves. I rationalize it by this. I guessed that on two wheels a simple flat tire would likely cause me...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,406
Posted By R71
Rocky, I did buy the bike, I have no...

Rocky,

I did buy the bike, I have no complaints and I will be taking it down for a couple warranty issues tomorrow. I'll see how that goes.

They were closer to me so that is where I ended up...
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By R71
You know, I sold my 04 1150GSA and bought an 09...

You know, I sold my 04 1150GSA and bought an 09 Gear up. I've had the bike since March and ridden it almost daily since. So far the bike has been great! My two 5yr old sons love to ride in the hack....
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,681
Posted By R71
That is some nice looking gear! I like that high...

That is some nice looking gear! I like that high exhaust, saving for said items commenced!

Anyone have a radio on their bike? Is it usable?

Dan
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