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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By wizze
Sorry but the 1190 is the wild woman. I would...

Sorry but the 1190 is the wild woman. I would agree the 800 is the one you marry when you settle down. Although both are high maintenance and require a large credit card so they can accessorize...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By wizze
I emailed them and bitched. Will it help? no...

I emailed them and bitched. Will it help? no but I feel a little better.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By wizze
What if your headlight isn't 3 inches high? Talk...

What if your headlight isn't 3 inches high? Talk about a money grab. Then ALL non-tolled FREE vehicles need to get these stupid stickers. This is such BS!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By wizze
I agree I like the taller bars. Didn't notice...

I agree I like the taller bars. Didn't notice any front/back issues.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By wizze
I mix radials/bias with tubes all the time. The...

I mix radials/bias with tubes all the time. The world didn't explode....yet.....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 233,547
Posted By wizze
What photo I was staring at your avatar :tb

What photo I was staring at your avatar :tb
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,519
Posted By wizze
Sometimes more dangerous for the motorcycle

Sometimes more dangerous for the motorcycle
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,519
Posted By wizze
Pretty sure the consensus is GS is better off...

Pretty sure the consensus is GS is better off road and Tiger better on road. I agree. Wife had a Tiger. And any bike you drop in water is not happy. Did your friend tell the dealer what happened...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By wizze
What a great offer. Wish I was closer.

What a great offer. Wish I was closer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By wizze
I bought my Scotts from Renazco using the ADV...

I bought my Scotts from Renazco using the ADV discount. Never had an issue with Scotts so I stayed with them for the GS.

Road VS Off road
The off-road damper is a non-rebound stabilizer, which...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By wizze
I've run this pack for a few years. It's top...

I've run this pack for a few years. It's top quality. I like having tool/parts/food on my hip so I don't have all that weight hanging off my shoulder (just a camelback on my back.) I even strap a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By wizze
Looks like shit. known manufacturing defect and...

Looks like shit. known manufacturing defect and already been through that BS. I was even going to fix the leak myself since valve service was due anyway. Dealer wouldn't give me any parts for that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By wizze
Looked at used F650 twin for my wife. Cracked...

Looked at used F650 twin for my wife. Cracked tank and leaky valve gasket. Out of warranty and BMW won't fix their crap. Bike sat from estate issues. no thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,114
Posted By wizze
It's not the model, it's the throttle

It's not the model, it's the throttle
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,031
Views: 2,260,648
Posted By wizze
Price seems high even with all that stuff. And...

Price seems high even with all that stuff. And most of the extras are not worth mentioning. What about all the gas the bike burned? Not to mention 95% of buyers would have to undo the suspension. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 89,636
Posted By wizze
Update. I had a chance to go for a ride where...

Update. I had a chance to go for a ride where the Rekluse could shine. It didn't disappoint. No chatter or squeeling. Always felt engaged when it was supposed to be and performed very well even...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
Posted By wizze
Wow 8 hrs and shredded. I am kinda regretting my...

Wow 8 hrs and shredded. I am kinda regretting my impulse purchase. Guess I'll try it since I have it.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
Posted By wizze
I was in a shop that had some of these tires so I...

I was in a shop that had some of these tires so I picked one up. Right away I noticed the more rounded profile as compared to a normal trials tires as was mentioned before. The lugs have a wider...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
Posted By wizze
Well I guess I should add my experience with the...

Well I guess I should add my experience with the Vee Rubber was a LOT of hard braking and accelerating. It squirmed at high speed with lower pressures. I will probably try the Moto Z next. Keep us...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By wizze
Sounds like you need a new shop. What sort of...

Sounds like you need a new shop. What sort of place has never heard of Barkbuster?? I would have showed them the world outside of Fox and Dunflop.
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
Posted By wizze
I ran the MT43. Good traction in rocks and...

I ran the MT43. Good traction in rocks and HORRIBLE braking offroad. Since the MT43 in DOT its just a hard tire. I have a Vee Rubber 308 on a second wheel set. I ran that in a hare scramble race...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,902
Posted By wizze
I just went thru this. I called and visited...

I just went thru this. I called and visited every insurance company in my area. I was with American Modern while in PA but moving to WA I needed to find a local agent. They sent me to Safeco but...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,679
Posted By wizze
I have a friend (new rider) that bought the...

I have a friend (new rider) that bought the Harbor Freight hitch hauler. He loaded his bike onto for the very first time and the same thing happened to him. Needless to say he returned it and spent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By wizze
install the slip-on and enjoy. That's it

install the slip-on and enjoy. That's it
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By wizze
borrowing a Canadian bike

My wife has agreed to do the TT rally. Only prob is my 500 is too big for her. Our BiL has a KLX250S she feels comfy on. Problem is BiL and bike are Canadian. Borrowing it is not an issue but...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By wizze
I had 2 of the old big square transponders for my...

I had 2 of the old big square transponders for my car and truck. PA resident but I went thru MD since they had (at the time not sure now) only a $25 recharge vs PA's $50. MD also had free tag...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,347
Posted By wizze
That's cheating and I would know. :wink:

That's cheating and I would know. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 89,636
Posted By wizze
Installed the Rekluse. It feels different in the...

Installed the Rekluse. It feels different in the GS compared to the KTM 500. On the KTM it hits like a hammer and on the GS it feels lazy. But I know they are very different HP to weight blah blah...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By wizze
A friend that paints cars for a living painted my...

A friend that paints cars for a living painted my GS. 18 mos later and no issues. Don't ask me what he did cuz I don't know. :D
...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By wizze
I would suggest separate armor (I like Troy Lee...

I would suggest separate armor (I like Troy Lee or something better quality) and MX if you plan on spirited off road or gravel riding. Armored pants are ok at making you feel better. I went down in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,938
Posted By wizze
To be fair, Frank has 2 other bikes he doesn't...

To be fair, Frank has 2 other bikes he doesn't work on either.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,938
Posted By wizze
no cost except everyone needs to bring clutch...

no cost except everyone needs to bring clutch fluid so Frank can it through the ride. :lol3 JK he carries his own
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,347
Posted By wizze
Clock's ticking and sounds fun. Keep us posted.

Clock's ticking and sounds fun. Keep us posted.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By wizze
It's a non insulated cargo trailer. The Big...

It's a non insulated cargo trailer. The Big Buddy Heater and CO alarm seems the easiest way to go. I do plan on working out some kind of venting though, just in case. I maybe use the trailer this...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By wizze
How to heat 6x12 enclosed trailer

Looking for advice on heating my 6x12 enclosed trailer that will also serve as my camper on camping/riding trips with no hookups. Temps could get down to freezing. Propane seems like the best...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,510
Posted By wizze
Sounds like bad bearings. Mine would feel like...

Sounds like bad bearings. Mine would feel like it "fell off" the edge of the tire when I turned since it was climbing out of the grooves in the race. Not a hard job to replace. The hardest part...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,510
Posted By wizze
well yeah....and also don't take a header into a...

well yeah....and also don't take a header into a deep puddle. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,002
Posted By wizze
This thread doesn't have a home until there is a...

This thread doesn't have a home until there is a new sub forum. I'm already saving my pennies. All I can say is ABOUT TIME! I guess I will take the credit for this since I suggested they build a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,938
Posted By wizze
He might have his glasses. Of course Duh...

He might have his glasses.

Of course Duh Nise. Had Key and Peele episode with the inner city substitute teacher in my head.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 54,938
Posted By wizze
Don't fret Mr Redding. I truly appreciated the...

Don't fret Mr Redding. I truly appreciated the "factory experience" so much I was considering changing ny name to Factory Frank. :D I also won't bring up the fact your wife allowed you to buy...
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