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Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,324
Posted By Pelicanglider
You guys have got to be kidding! Why do I even...

You guys have got to be kidding! Why do I even bother...


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Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,468
Posted By Pelicanglider
Make sure the floats are at the correct level and...

Make sure the floats are at the correct level and the needle valve is shutting off as it should. I have run into this problem after looking at everything else. I've had floats that were soaked after...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,324
Posted By Pelicanglider
Techno-Overload Rant!

I was reading in CycleWorld about the new six cylinder BMW the other day and generally liking the idea of another straight six in a touring bike. The article went on to describe how the straight six...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Pelicanglider
Olympia 410 Sport Gloves

Just bought a pair of Olympia 410 Sport gloves and tried them out this past weekend. Basic, good quality motorcycle gloves with a gel pad on the palm area. I bought them to try to relieve numbness...
Forum: Racing 09-05-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,911
Posted By Pelicanglider
Moto2 at Indy was red flagged after the first lap...

Moto2 at Indy was red flagged after the first lap accidents. It should have been today as well.
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Forum: Racing 09-03-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,911
Posted By Pelicanglider
I would like to see Krop do another "engine...

I would like to see Krop do another "engine usage" analysis because now is when the rule will start coming into play. I know the Hondas have been very reliable and I think Pedrosa has two or three...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,911
Posted By Pelicanglider
Has Pedrosa played all his cards in FP1 or is...

Has Pedrosa played all his cards in FP1 or is there still a tenth or two in the tank for QP? He and the Honda look VERY strong!
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Forum: Airheads 08-26-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,697
Posted By Pelicanglider
I'm envious of anyone who has this much time and...

I'm envious of anyone who has this much time and money to even consider an airhead "hop-up" project. There's more to performance than horsepower and airheads perform best when tuned to their peak in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,244
Posted By Pelicanglider
Honda 919

Almost bought one...made the short list. Always heard they were smooth and reliable.
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Forum: Racing 08-23-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,723
Posted By Pelicanglider
Laguna and Indy should be next to each other on...

Laguna and Indy should be next to each other on the schedule. If cost is a concern, it doesn't make sense to ship everything and everyone to the States on one weekend, back to Europe for Brno, and...
Forum: Racing 08-23-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,723
Posted By Pelicanglider
Looks like the weather is cooperating too. Severe...

Looks like the weather is cooperating too. Severe clear is predicted all weekend!
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By Pelicanglider
Movie:"Take It To The Limit"

Just got finished reading an article about this movie in this month's issue of Motocyclist and I have been trying to find a copy to buy or rent without any luck. The article did mention some legal...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Pelicanglider
Wow, I love Beetles. I had six at different...

Wow, I love Beetles. I had six at different times. I would never call them great, but irresistible, maybe? Sounds like a terrific story!
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,714
Posted By Pelicanglider
I purchased a set of spark plug adapters to try...

I purchased a set of spark plug adapters to try the "shorting method" of carb sync a few weeks ago and performed the task this past weekend. I can report that my R100S is running better than it ever...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,390
Posted By Pelicanglider
I am going to sell the two bikes I have to get a...

I am going to sell the two bikes I have to get a VFR800A. But, I would like to ask some questions just to reinforce my decision and I have to rely on the opinions of people that own VFRs since test...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 497,580
Posted By Pelicanglider
Thanks for the input. The VFR was an early...

Thanks for the input. The VFR was an early candidate last time I was in the market and now it looks even more attractive given the left-over inventory at dealers. I've had the hots for a sport bike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 497,580
Posted By Pelicanglider
Maybe "turbine" smooth wasn't the right word. I...

Maybe "turbine" smooth wasn't the right word. I suppose what I was really asking is do owners of VFR find the V-4 generally smoother than an I-4 to the point that engine vibs aren't really a concern....
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 497,580
Posted By Pelicanglider
Question for 6th gen VFR owners

I'm thinking about selling two bikes to get a leftover '08 VFR. What I am looking for is a turbine smooth engine. The bike I have now is a an inline four and I am getting tired of the buzz in the...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By Pelicanglider
Back Protectors - who wear's 'em

I have been noticing how insignificant the back protection in my jacket is and that I should be wearing something much more substantial. I want to buy the Pro Sub4 but it's hot done here and I need...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,697
Posted By Pelicanglider
Got my tix on Friday, yard-pass in-hand, and the...

Got my tix on Friday, yard-pass in-hand, and the route is planned. As long as there's no storm in the Gulf, I'm coming.

I was there in '08 when the remnants of hurricane Ike blew through. Since...
Forum: Racing 07-27-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 20,541
Posted By Pelicanglider
BIG THANKS, brents347, for sharing your "behind...

BIG THANKS, brents347, for sharing your "behind the scenes" adventure. Great shots and stories of some of the inaccessible places on the grounds! I really enjoyed them!
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Forum: Racing 07-26-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 20,541
Posted By Pelicanglider
I'm sorry to hear there was cheering because...

I'm sorry to hear there was cheering because Pedrosa crashed. He's been the only rider with the ability to win races (since Mugello) and to threaten the hold Lorenzo has on the championship. Now,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,856
Posted By Pelicanglider
So that means you're going to spend two days on...

So that means you're going to spend two days on the Interstate to get there, one day or two to do the business, and two more days on the Interstate to get home! Whew! You'll most probably regret it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,440
Posted By Pelicanglider
The Empulse qualifies for the 10% tax credit not...

The Empulse qualifies for the 10% tax credit not the $7500 tax credit. That said, I still am seriously considering it. It looks great, has the range (my commute is 100 mi 'round trip), it's 100%...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 3,277,146
Posted By Pelicanglider
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WOW! Even better!
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Forum: Racing 07-18-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,807
Posted By Pelicanglider
Great Race today, but I did get a bit upset at...

Great Race today, but I did get a bit upset at the camera coverage watching the race on MotoGP.com. It seemed when things were heating up in the race for third, the cameras would switch to Pedrosa,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By Pelicanglider
Finally the GS has been surpassed in quirky...

Finally the GS has been surpassed in quirky styling by none other than the new Ducati Multistrada! For a company that makes and has made some of the best looking motorcycles sold, they really made up...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By Pelicanglider
Here's the link to the Sport-Touring page on...

Here's the link to the Sport-Touring page on Race-Tech's website.

http://www.racetech.com/page.aspx?id=57&menuid=63
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 3,277,146
Posted By Pelicanglider
Excellent interpretation of classic Suzuki. Love...

Excellent interpretation of classic Suzuki. Love the colors.
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pelicanglider
Chased the same problem on my R100S for months!...

Chased the same problem on my R100S for months! It was the float bowl level. One day one carb just started leaking anytime the petcock was turned on so I fixed the problem finally by replacing the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By Pelicanglider
I just did the Race-Tech Gold Valves and springs...

I just did the Race-Tech Gold Valves and springs on my R100 forks and they were transformed. The mod was very easy and the results were dramatic. They're not Ohlins, but there was a huge improvement...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By Pelicanglider
I'm not surprised by the Z1000 getting best...

I'm not surprised by the Z1000 getting best standard, but I wish the plastic bits weren't so ugly and numerous. "Standard" (or "Naked") is supposed to be about the machine. But, I understand the...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,807
Posted By Pelicanglider
Spies and Hayden were very impressive at the end...

Spies and Hayden were very impressive at the end today. But qualifying is tomorrow and I hope they will still be up there in the top six.
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Forum: Equipment 07-14-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,096
Posted By Pelicanglider
It also makes a big difference depending on whose...

It also makes a big difference depending on whose 4-seasons you're trying to prepare for. I wear a Rev'It Scirocco because I need the added air flow for S. Louisiana summers and with the liner in, it...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-13-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,256
Posted By Pelicanglider
I always ride in a small group of three - me,...

I always ride in a small group of three - me, myself and I. We enjoy each others company, laugh at the same jokes and we anticipate each others' moves, sometimes even before we make them. Scary!...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,428
Posted By Pelicanglider
Living in south Louisiana, I need a lot of air...

Living in south Louisiana, I need a lot of air flow from my jacket. I didn't want a closet full of jackets so I like to wear a "convertible". I have been wearing a TourMaster Transition jacket for...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 3,277,146
Posted By Pelicanglider
Wow, That is soooo clean! Great job! I would love...

Wow, That is soooo clean! Great job! I would love to put something just like this together!
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Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By Pelicanglider
I think your choice of colors was very good too!...

I think your choice of colors was very good too! Looks like the old Elsinore paint scheme, am I right? Great looking bike! I always loved the FT and the VT Ascots.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,614
Posted By Pelicanglider
Thanks for the responses. I'm 5'-9" and 170lbs in...

Thanks for the responses. I'm 5'-9" and 170lbs in fairly good shape. I get the itch for a sport bike at the beginning of every MotoGP season. But every time I go to a dealership to look, I'm either...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,614
Posted By Pelicanglider
Transitioning to a sport bike

I would like to hear from older riders (+45) who have bought a sport bike after riding only standards or nakeds. I have always loved sport bikes, but have always thought I couldn't live with the...
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