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Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By scottzilla
I changed to the 15T front sprocket as well. It...

I changed to the 15T front sprocket as well. It wasn't the miracle worker I was led to believe it would be.:D It makes it easier to hit 6th on the hwy but that's about it for me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By scottzilla
Ah, thanks for the replies. I suppose I...

Ah, thanks for the replies.
I suppose I misrepresented my bike a little;the fueling is not terrible. It just has a stumble in the rpm's that can get annoying at in- town speeds.
Bike likes to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By scottzilla
Tuono vs FZ9??

Am I nuts?
As i've gotten older i've outgrown the full fledged sport bike thing but appreciate the sporting side of riding. I love the concept of the naked sportbike; bring the bars up, the pegs...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By scottzilla
I had a '99 Blackbird that I promptly changed...

I had a '99 Blackbird that I promptly changed fork springs, installed Givi screen, installed Heli Bars and installed Corbin seat.
I rode that bike for 25,000 miles or so.
I bought another...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,974
Posted By scottzilla
I bought one and returned it, much too small. ...

I bought one and returned it, much too small. Oddly, I have another Scorpion helmet that fits fine.
I chose to just return it for credit rather than going up a size.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 424,820
Posted By scottzilla
If only they built some race tracks in SoCal ...

If only they built some race tracks in SoCal ...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,778
Posted By scottzilla
Your friends parked on the epoxy too soon.

Your friends parked on the epoxy too soon.
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 456,089
Posted By scottzilla
A few months ago I moved a very heavy 8' china...

A few months ago I moved a very heavy 8' china cabinet (Bottom and glass top) across my dining room & den, on to my deck, down a small flight of stairs to a sharp turn through a fence gate and into...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,284
Posted By scottzilla
You guys do realize trail braking has nothing to...

You guys do realize trail braking has nothing to do with using the rear brake, right?
I think this is an internet thing. Before the internet everyone seemed to understand trail braking is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,931
Posted By scottzilla
Chopped the throttle but was going slow enough to...

Chopped the throttle but was going slow enough to avoid high-siding.

Simple.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 58,024
Posted By scottzilla
I can't believe the LIE to Belt Pkwy to Staten...

I can't believe the LIE to Belt Pkwy to Staten Island Expy to I95 south hasn't made anyone's list.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 439,298
Posted By scottzilla
Awesome pic. :clap

Awesome pic. :clap
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,140
Posted By scottzilla
I used the Rustoleum kit 2 years ago on new...

I used the Rustoleum kit 2 years ago on new concrete and it looks great.
I've had chain lube, oil and gas spills and they wipe right up with no perm marks or stains on the floor. For a hundred...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 125,787
Posted By scottzilla
Fast enough to walk on water. Yup, I missed...

Fast enough to walk on water.

Yup, I missed the sail on the tail.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 125,787
Posted By scottzilla
As a recreational reptile hobbyist, I find this...

As a recreational reptile hobbyist, I find this pic fascinating. Boa's are not known to eat Iguana's and are not regarded as opportunist feeders (With the exception of ground Boa's) . They go out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 424,820
Posted By scottzilla
Ah, the life of the Socal crotch rocket dude. ...

Ah, the life of the Socal crotch rocket dude. Counting seconds between the groups of slow moving Harleys, only to be disappointed further up the road.:D Doesn't Socal have like 20 fucking race...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By scottzilla
Already ordered the EM version which is lighter,...

Already ordered the EM version which is lighter, stronger and completely necessary.:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By scottzilla
You magnificent bastard. :D Thank you.

You magnificent bastard. :D
Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By scottzilla
Mystery KLR part

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4vjzNAB1SCU/UTVBe0bP26I/AAAAAAAAEmU/0s4uh-p5tY8/s512/image.jpg

I took a tree limb. :1drink. This is a gen 1 KLR. This is right side, bracket behind heel plate. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-18-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,147
Posted By scottzilla
I bring 3 guns. I figure I have two ankles...

I bring 3 guns.
I figure I have two ankles and a cock.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,518
Posted By scottzilla
I wish they had just offered the FZ1 with the...

I wish they had just offered the FZ1 with the "Europe " treatment; essentially the same bike as the FZ8 but with a stronger engine and better suspension.
They missed the price point for what is...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,115
Posted By scottzilla
Replacement shield?

Replacement shield?
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,963
Posted By scottzilla
Sorry for the dead thread revival but does anyone...

Sorry for the dead thread revival but does anyone know where to get a replacement shield for this thing?
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,308
Posted By scottzilla
I owned an '05 XB9SX and loved it. Sold it just...

I owned an '05 XB9SX and loved it. Sold it just prior to Buell being shut down so I got lucky with getting top $$ for it.:D
I was loking for a zippy, upright seating position bike and bought it on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By scottzilla
That was an incredible storm. I need to do...

That was an incredible storm.
I need to do some riding up there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By scottzilla
Did anyone actually finish? :rofl

Did anyone actually finish? :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,045
Posted By scottzilla
135 on a stock SV...:huh Awesome, I certainly...

135 on a stock SV...:huh Awesome, I certainly would have never guessed that was possible.

Curious about the leathers. Roadrace leathers have an obvious record of holding up to high speed...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,769
Posted By scottzilla
The deal killer for me would be the bias ply...

The deal killer for me would be the bias ply tires (says the former v65 Magna owner, 67, ooo miles).
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,594
Posted By scottzilla
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-X-U4S59LnAc/TLM...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-X-U4S59LnAc/TLMCtDbAmkI/AAAAAAAADGY/YVVfr859uFk/s576/IMAG0012.jpg


2003 with Givi screen, Corbin, Penske, race tech forks & Heli Bars. 4 into 1 Micron...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By scottzilla
Almost looks like damage caused by tire...

Almost looks like damage caused by tire iron/spoon.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By scottzilla
Question for you mud dwellers/water crossers

I'm curious what pants you guys are wearing. I see pics and vids of riders wading through mud and knee deep water, sometimes even walking in it. Are you staying dry or getting soaked? If you are...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,315
Posted By scottzilla
I have a pair of HT over pants that are aprox 10...

I have a pair of HT over pants that are aprox 10 years old. They have never leaked in the rain and I have thousands of rain miles in them and have never, ever, gotten wet. I've heard people say...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,024
Posted By scottzilla
One thing I learned crashing on the racetrack is...

One thing I learned crashing on the racetrack is how vulernable your hands and feet are. I've crahed in standard road race boots and couldn't walk for two weeks. I immediately went out and bought...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,192
Posted By scottzilla
Why would the op suddenly start burning oil after...

Why would the op suddenly start burning oil after installing a new pipe?
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,223
Posted By scottzilla
My old xb9sx was the most comfortable bike I've...

My old xb9sx was the most comfortable bike I've ever owned.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,437
Posted By scottzilla
Did anyone say VMax with a Kerker?:evil

Did anyone say VMax with a Kerker?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8,686
Views: 2,246,064
Posted By scottzilla
Forgot the exact road (73 or 74 maybe?) but...

Forgot the exact road (73 or 74 maybe?) but that's coming out of lake placid, yes?
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,601
Posted By scottzilla
I'd like a no bs assessment of the seat. ...

I'd like a no bs assessment of the seat. Specifically does it make you sit on your testicles like the pre-08?
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By scottzilla
With this global economy of ours you can have a...

With this global economy of ours you can have a new shock in your hands Tuesday morning. It's just money.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,984
Posted By scottzilla
Is the KLR a good beginner bike???

I have 24 years of riding under my belt along with 4 years of expert level roadracing in LRRS thrown in. I bought a KLR last July and after nearly one year and 3000 miles of ownership I am stunned I...
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