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Forum: Trials 01-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,605
Posted By Willie B
Lots of great advice here. Lever placement is...

Lots of great advice here. Lever placement is crucial for several reasons, but mostly easier to control bike when the bars are above your head or when your arms are fully extended. Having a death...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,265
Posted By Willie B
Not a problem, changing these along with the rear...

Not a problem, changing these along with the rear and setting the sag will transform your bike. Good luck and Happy Holidays to all
Forum: Trials 12-17-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,549
Posted By Willie B
I weigh 225 and have never needed to replace fork...

I weigh 225 and have never needed to replace fork and shock springs. These bikes have always been way more capable than my abilities. If the bike is jetted proper, there shouldn't be issues with...
Forum: Trials 12-13-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,549
Posted By Willie B
From looking at the photos of this bike, it's...

From looking at the photos of this bike, it's definitely not an '08. '07 and newer bikes had black anodized upper and lower triples, and it's hard to determine from the photos, but the bike also...
Forum: Trials 12-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By Willie B
Trials wouldn't have the following it has in the...

Trials wouldn't have the following it has in the US if it hadn't been for Ryan and Brad. Great guys who give of themselves to ensure the sport lives on.
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,521
Posted By Willie B
I have an '08 1100-S and a '10 Multistrada S. ...

I have an '08 1100-S and a '10 Multistrada S. There's no comparison in these 2 bikes. One is a hooligan machine and the other is an upright sport bike. The Hyper is an amazing bike, fast as hell...
Forum: Trials 12-07-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By Willie B
Have you looked here? ...

Have you looked here?

http://www.nofives.com/Sherco_2014_Motorcycle_Parts_s/3119.htm
Forum: Trials 12-07-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,549
Posted By Willie B
I've owned numerous Shercos over the years and...

I've owned numerous Shercos over the years and have a son who was extremely hard on things. The newer trials bikes have been designed to get their weight down low which achieves a lower center of...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,549
Posted By Willie B
The 250 actually has a little more pop off the...

The 250 actually has a little more pop off the bottom than the 290. The 290's power is a bit more linear. Big thing with these bikes to consider is the bottom end of the motor (crank bearings) and...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,265
Posted By Willie B
Did they get it from another dealer? This has...

Did they get it from another dealer? This has been going on for a while and I would have thought Ducati would have been shipping bikes with the new sensors?
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,265
Posted By Willie B
I had the dealer install the fronts and the rear...

I had the dealer install the fronts and the rear along with several other things that were done. The front and rear springs were ordered from Ohlins USA. The Ohlins part# for the 75nm fork springs...
Forum: Trials 12-02-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By Willie B
Read the thread, he was definitely on a Sherco...

Read the thread, he was definitely on a Sherco when riding trials from about 2002 on, and yes he competes a Beta in Enduro X.
Forum: Trials 12-01-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By Willie B
I talked with my son earlier this evening. He...

I talked with my son earlier this evening. He said they were on Gas Gas before making the move to Sherco. He wasn't sure when Cody started competing or where his first national was.
Forum: Trials 12-01-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By Willie B
Not a clue. I bought an older 290 for an extra...

Not a clue. I bought an older 290 for an extra bike that he had ridden years back. Seems like the bike was an '02 or '03. Rough looking bike that ran like a top and had a front wheel that was...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 157,011
Posted By Willie B
I edited posting. Contact me if you have any...

I edited posting. Contact me if you have any questions
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 157,011
Posted By Willie B
2 aprilia SRs for sale. 1 '06 SR50 with...

2 aprilia SRs for sale.

1 '06 SR50 with Highgain Tuning 70cc Malossi engine. New crank, P/C, ECU, High Pressure fuel regulator, Ohlins rear shock, Stage 6 big front rotor, wave rear rotor,...
Forum: Trials 11-29-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,494
Posted By Willie B
Cody has definitely paid his dues over the years...

Cody has definitely paid his dues over the years and is very deserving of everything coming his way. My son and I competed Trials up to several years back and had the honor of being in the company...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By Willie B
New Project or Reason for Psychological Intervention?

I'm thinking about trying to find a used Stella 2T and fitting a hot rod PX 200 running gear to build the ultimate old school shifty. Anyone been down this road or pondered doing this? I've found a...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,265
Posted By Willie B
I installed 7.5nm springs up front, replaced the...

I installed 7.5nm springs up front, replaced the stock rear spring for Ohlins upgraded rear, installed their new SCU and had the sag set. This completely transformed my bike as well. The front...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,720
Posted By Willie B
The only time I've ever noticed sketchy handling...

The only time I've ever noticed sketchy handling of my GS was when trying to outrun a thunderstorm several years ago on a return trip from Cincinnati. The winds were fierce as I crossed the river on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Willie B
It's overrated

It's overrated
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Willie B
I'm not thinking they have a solution for the...

I'm not thinking they have a solution for the 2013 GS as of yet or they didn't several months ago and acted as if it wasn't slated to be launched anytime soon?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,128
Posted By Willie B
We had a good time with you guys. I made it home...

We had a good time with you guys. I made it home about the time the sky decided to open up. Give us a shout if you're wanting to get in a ride before the weather turns.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Willie B
I have the system on my '09 GS. I know this...

I have the system on my '09 GS. I know this doesn't help, but the fit and performance gains on my '09 were amazing. I would think that you will need to figure out how to fool the bike into thinking...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,373
Posted By Willie B
That photo is a bit disturbing in many ways. ...

That photo is a bit disturbing in many ways. Even if this gent posed for the photo as a joke there's underlying undertones screaming from within and how does this have anything to do with giving...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Willie B
Ordered mine from Max BMW

Ordered mine from Max BMW
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Willie B
Wow, you went down like a $5 tire, glad you're...

Wow, you went down like a $5 tire, glad you're ok. I had a similar incident when turning next to the Ryder Truck Depot here locally. Fortunately I was able to keep the bike upright and only sucked...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,100
Posted By Willie B
My '09 came with the Conties and I'm on my second...

My '09 came with the Conties and I'm on my second set. They're excellent on the tarmac and do well on fast gravel roads. I have a set of tourances on my 1150 and they suck.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By Willie B
Are you talking about the flat spot in the rev...

Are you talking about the flat spot in the rev range? It's like the bike pulls hard, then quits pulling and them picks back up to redline?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,136
Posted By Willie B
Funny, I was thinking the same exact thing before...

Funny, I was thinking the same exact thing before I read your post.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,136
Posted By Willie B
I suppose it depends where the bike is. I often...

I suppose it depends where the bike is. I often get on my bike when it's on the center stand and rock it forward. I always put my bike on the center stand when fueling, but generally put the side...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By Willie B
Are you looking for recommended off road tire...

Are you looking for recommended off road tire pressure or on road tire pressure? I've had mine on several fire roads several times and didn't deviate from my usual tire pressure.
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 128,046
Posted By Willie B
I played with the various riding modes early on...

I played with the various riding modes early on but have had the bike in sport mode since. The bike runs good, but it's nothing like a 1198. BTW, I have a Vespa 250gts that will run at an indicated...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 485,353
Posted By Willie B
Sounds as if we were married to the same chick?

Sounds as if we were married to the same chick?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Willie B
Do an oil change and take it in closer to 6K. ...

Do an oil change and take it in closer to 6K. The valves get adjusted at 6K, I would wait.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By Willie B
I've got this set up on my '09. Just stick the...

I've got this set up on my '09. Just stick the tab in the bracket and tighten the bolt that holds the signal sandwiching the bracket. I have numerous bikes that get parked close and sometimes when...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By Willie B
Sweet, congrats

Sweet, congrats
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,930
Posted By Willie B
You had to have been thinking, This is going to...

You had to have been thinking, This is going to leave a mark?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Willie B
If you only put a dab in, I think you'll be ok...

If you only put a dab in, I think you'll be ok for 100 miles. Sounds like something I would do.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,583
Posted By Willie B
If and when you figure out the true reason why...

If and when you figure out the true reason why the EPA does what they do, please enlighten the world, but drop us a note first. :huh
I'm convinced they inflict their ever changing crap on the human...
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