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Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 293,919
Posted By johnalex
Fellow Marina del Rey inmate asks...

Moose, I see you are in the Marina also. I am just in the early days of researching this bike now that the newness is gone and a long term test is out. It really appeals to me in many ways. Any...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By johnalex
Did you keep the stock master cylinder?

Did you keep the stock master cylinder?
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,480
Posted By johnalex
Or, something like this.

https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/560010_10151966221114182_1743195298_n.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,480
Posted By johnalex
Knobbies on a sport bike

17" wheels.
Anyone here do this yet?
I am about to take the body work of the Mille, put a single headlight on and call it a dirt road bike. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,425
Posted By johnalex
Post pics of the bikes. Before and after.

Post pics of the bikes. Before and after.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 540,942
Posted By johnalex
'98 w/130k miles

Got mine in '99 with 1,500 miles on it.
Loved it ever since.http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2510/4004949655_7edeb5fb43_m.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 67,065
Posted By johnalex
If you have any issues with the code not working,...

If you have any issues with the code not working, etc. please feel free to shoot me a PM!

For a GPS and accessory, would you prefer an Oregon 450 w/ 24K or a Montana? I'll get a coupon code...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 269,182
Posted By johnalex
Garmin nuvi 3790LMT Automobile Portable GPS Navigator $183.95

http://www.rakuten.com/listing/sellerlistings.asp?sku=217675975

Garmin nuvi 3790LMT Automobile Portable GPS Navigator - 4.3" - Touchscreen - Speaker, Microphone, Photo Viewer - microSD Card - Lane...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-02-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,104
Posted By johnalex
Is anyone using a Garmin 3597 or 3790 and just...

Is anyone using a Garmin 3597 or 3790 and just plan on keeping it dry when needed?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 636,936
Posted By johnalex
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7316/8723440311_21f6...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7316/8723440311_21f67b6b3f_b.jpghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/johnalex/sets/72157633458951042/http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnalex/sets/72157633458951042/
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,483
Posted By johnalex
http://www.powerboxer.de/bremsen/127-2v-brembo-4-k...

http://www.powerboxer.de/bremsen/127-2v-brembo-4-kolben-bremssattel

http://www.powerboxer.de/images/stories/bremsen/brembo4kolbensattel/1.jpg

Is a new master cylinder needed? No one seems to...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,293
Posted By johnalex
Just did this using the sanding wheel on my...

Just did this using the sanding wheel on my grinder. Worked like a champ.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,638
Posted By johnalex
Just ordered a set of EBC CFA407HH pads. My...

Just ordered a set of EBC CFA407HH pads.

My question is, is the master cylinder sufficient for the 4 pot Brembo?
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,302
Posted By johnalex
Where can the side stand be ordered?

Where can the side stand be ordered?
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,488
Posted By johnalex
Can you share a good source for these tools? ...

Can you share a good source for these tools?

TIA,
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,550
Posted By johnalex
Stainless brake line

Is this the proper hose to order from Rennsport Auto Parts?

http://i1025.photobucket.com/albums/y313/coastguard1975/silver.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,550
Posted By johnalex
eBay pads?

Has anyone tried these pads?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Semi-Metallic-Front-Brake-Pads-1996-2003-BMW-R1200C-ABS-/350715582349?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item51a847178d&vxp=mtr
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By johnalex
According to our resident expert ...

According to our resident expert
http://www.rapiddog.net/BLOG/FORK%20IT.htm
Compression is the right side.
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By johnalex
I have used ATF synthetic at times. It is 7.5 wt....

I have used ATF synthetic at times. It is 7.5 wt.

HTH,
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By johnalex
Greetings from another airnoob

Picked up a 1989 R100GS in a trade as well.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8537/8611962344_c80a9790e0_z.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,090
Posted By johnalex
Greetings from another airnoob

Picked up a 1989 R100GS in a trade as well.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8537/8611962344_c80a9790e0_z.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 519,700
Posted By johnalex
Snow, yeah we had snow. And could not turn around.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8047/8393317402_6baf1d29a5_z.jpg

2000 Aprilia Pegaso in San Gabriel Mountains above Los Angeles.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,625
Posted By johnalex
Wicked 1985 rz350

Been working on and riding this one for the past 12 years.
Motor is stock except for K&N's.
All boingers were built by RaceTech.
Trick R1 stoppers were built and adapted by yours truly.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 375,179
Posted By johnalex
Paul, If you were to replace the forks on your...

Paul,
If you were to replace the forks on your GS what route would you take?
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 357,860
Posted By johnalex
I see you are packing an Indian "Fine-tuning" tool.

Custom tool case
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-KjocfF64l7M/UEqU7oyoE2I/AAAAAAAAARc/h_QOHNY51ec/s800/IMG_1269.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,200
Posted By johnalex
Sprocket hunting

Just ordered a 17 tooth front from http://www.powersportsuperstore.com.
Still trying to find a 43 tooth rear.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,617
Posted By johnalex
Looks like a beauty. What's the mileage?

Looks like a beauty. What's the mileage?
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,153
Posted By johnalex
+1 on the Pegaso.

+1 on the Pegaso.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,617
Posted By johnalex
Another shot.

Another shot.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-18-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 269,182
Posted By johnalex
TomTom GO 910

Anyone use the TomTom GO 910 Auto Car GPS Navigator US/Europe Maps?


On eBay now for under $90.
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 572,258
Posted By johnalex
Great shots

Know what you mean about having to shoot left handed.
Have not gotten the hang of using a larger dSLR but here
is one taken with my point-and-shoot.
...
Forum: Racing 07-10-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 170,387
Posted By johnalex
Looks like Stoner is Ducat's one big hope. Don't...

Looks like Stoner is Ducat's one big hope. Don't see Rossi leaving bikes. He wants Agostini's record. My guess is a lot less movement than is being discussed. The grass in not always greener.
Forum: Face plant 04-22-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 103,771
Posted By johnalex
Changing my mind now

I was considering the new Shark Evoline.
I have had two of their full coverage helmets and really like them.
On flip-up for me now.
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,617
Posted By johnalex
Taller screen

The screen is a Givi.
No problems with wind noise, but I do wear ear plugs.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,617
Posted By johnalex
Pegaso in the snow

Took a little trail ride that went from tarmac to dirt to SNOW AND ICE!

WooHoo. January in Southern California

Cannot seam to be able to upload pics, so here's the links:
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 173,617
Posted By johnalex
A bit of winter trail riding above Los Angeles

From last Sunday, Jan. 4 off Angeles Crest in Southern California. Will add photos as soon as system allows it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 59,835
Posted By johnalex
all great bikes

With the possible exception of the Rebel, all great bikes.
Maybe they are better for the altitude impaired?
I'd ride any of the 4. The new Ninja 250 is way cool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,444
Posted By johnalex
California and a few other countries

My home state plus 11 other countries.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,287
Posted By johnalex
Beats doing yard work

They get me off my ass and out into the world.
Love all of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,424
Posted By johnalex
Wave at all of 'em

I wave at everyone but it is a high wave vs. the low sport bike wave.
Pointing at the sky is an up thing for me. Pointing at the ground is, well . . .
It's sort of a game too. Just seeing if you...
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