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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Time and place is what it is all about...

Time and place is what it is all about...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,476
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 ^ Nice Bluebird, always loved that color, because...

^ Nice Bluebird, always loved that color, because I never see any around.


Freezing level came back down to 2,000 feet, making me cancel a trip. Got out locally anyway...

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I ended up tweaking my shift lever outward, away...

I ended up tweaking my shift lever outward, away from the bike, because the step in the lowered pegs made me have to point my foot inwards and it didn't feel right.

Much better after the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 40,553
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb :tb

:tb
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 40,553
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 ANOTHER ride report?!?! :lurk Fantastic...

ANOTHER ride report?!?!

:lurk

Fantastic pictures and narrative, as I have come to expect from you.

Never stop riding and telling us all about it :evil
Forum: Face plant 03-28-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,121
Posted By Need For Speed
+1 Good story tellin' :clap

+1

Good story tellin' :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/20150327_122604_zpsw1ctoefc.jpg

I decided to go see the Volcano from the other side today :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/20150313_114611_zpshlpoy3xn.jpg

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/20150313_122133_zpsj9epmjfo.jpg

Loving our early spring ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb Pic from about a week ago. ...

Pic from about a week ago.

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/20150313_114611_zpshlpoy3xn.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,476
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Pics from a run to Oregon this week ...

Pics from a run to Oregon this week

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/20150318_105946_zpsfwtbvejp.jpg

Bike holds up very well for its age :clap
...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,249
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Is that the 123? That corner looks very familier...

Is that the 123? That corner looks very familier :evil

Glad you were OK :clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Damn, I should be getting a commission :lol3

Damn, I should be getting a commission :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 No problem, they say they are for the Connie but...

No problem, they say they are for the Connie but they fit the ZX 14 as well.

I spent the money to powdercoat them, but is wearing off. I wouldn't waste your money on doing that.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I put on Helibar risers and used Murph's lowered...

I put on Helibar risers and used Murph's lowered footpegs.

I do 500 mile days, no problem.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,476
Posted By Need For Speed
Wicked Found another local XX rider... ...

Found another local XX rider...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/190_zpsfyaw4cqm.jpeg
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 97,527
Posted By Need For Speed
Wink Ok, after putting nearly 10,000 miles on my 14R...

Ok, after putting nearly 10,000 miles on my 14R this summer I am convinced that is about the best bike ever :clap

Handles well for the way I ride it (brisk pace), gets reasonable mileage, has a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,476
Posted By Need For Speed
Wink Fall in the PNW

Did one of my favorite backroad loops today, between storms :dog

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20141029_134415_zpshsbvqybb.jpg

Still love it, even though after spending the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,079
Views: 882,916
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb That was awesome! One of my favorite Maiden...

That was awesome!

One of my favorite Maiden songs too :super
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 64,476
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Still loving my Blackbird, despite some of my 14R...

Still loving my Blackbird, despite some of my 14R acquaintances indicating that I would no longer ride it now that I have the mighty ninja.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I got the call (multiple calls actually, but...

I got the call (multiple calls actually, but that's a different story), and ordered a single 20s just now.

Jeannette did an awesome job answering all my questions and taking care of business :bow...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Hoping I'm on the list for the first batch. Got a...

Hoping I'm on the list for the first batch. Got a big trip coming up that these would be hand for.

G
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb :clap

:clap
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Waiting patiently :ddog Hope we get these...

Waiting patiently :ddog

Hope we get these soon, I have a trip in about a month and it would be nice to have the new system installed and figured out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,116
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumbs down Ok, I will tell my story. Upon delivery, UPS...

Ok, I will tell my story.

Upon delivery, UPS told me that MX1 hadn't paid the duty and more $ was due from me to take delivery that day - I refused delivery. They told me to contact MX1, sort...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 21,116
Posted By Need For Speed
Question I'll be in for a some, depending on pricing :deal...

I'll be in for a some, depending on pricing :deal

Last set I got from MX1 was a shipping nightmare :huh

It would be awesome to have a US distributor!
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Question In addition to the pricing, any idea when these...

In addition to the pricing, any idea when these will be available?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb It is actually a Mitas E-07 that replaced a...

It is actually a Mitas E-07 that replaced a Anakee, so I am loving the additional traction!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I was hoping that I was going to be able to get...

I was hoping that I was going to be able to get back past this on my way out, no problem.

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140402_122902_zps8bjlw6i8.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Very nice pics, hoping to get out in the mud and...

Very nice pics, hoping to get out in the mud and gravel myself sometime this next week.
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 270,726
Posted By Need For Speed
Question What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Mt. was beautiful today, only took a couple of...

Mt. was beautiful today, only took a couple of pics - not the best.

It looked much better in person :clap

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/008_zps889e8f34.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140304_085847_zpsvdbuxsfc.jpg

:flip you, mother nature!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,291
Views: 313,629
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I am in Puyallup, ride street and dirt (nothing...

I am in Puyallup, ride street and dirt (nothing too hardcore).

Got a couple of days off during the week, every week to ride.

Good riding buddy disappeared, so I mostly go out solo these days.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I just rock a tourmaster tailbag, more than...

I just rock a tourmaster tailbag, more than enough capacity for anywhere I go.

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140107_131703_zps61b2cc08.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,482
Posted By Need For Speed
Question If you are talking about me, you would be wrong.

If you are talking about me, you would be wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,906
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 That is my understanding of how it works in WA,...

That is my understanding of how it works in WA, but the collections thing might be a scare tactic to get you to pay.

I am totally against these thing for many reasons, but here's my story.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,482
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I miss being able to speed all the time, with...

I miss being able to speed all the time, with little repercussions.

Had to get out of CA tho...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 889,772
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Me too, rain gauge that goes up to 5" has...

Me too, rain gauge that goes up to 5" has overflowed with monthly rainfall totals for 2 consecutive months :cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Need For Speed
Me too. I had a claim or 2 in the past, and...

Me too.

I had a claim or 2 in the past, and they were more than fair with the settlement.

When I went to buy (finance) my 14R this past summer, high insurance costs would have been a deal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,482
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I find wearing full gear and trying to blend in...

I find wearing full gear and trying to blend in works for me. There is a time and place for extralegal speeds, and it's not in town

That, a radar detector, and I rock a top box all the time on my...
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