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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50,018
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Posted By keiji
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-...

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2015/53964r-eng.php#details-details

Canada says lots.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
fyi, r6 throttle tube will work. the off idle...

fyi, r6 throttle tube will work. the off idle snatchiness goes away since you blow right through that zone.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26701547&postcount=48909
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By keiji
You can just up-size on compression shorts to get...

You can just up-size on compression shorts to get the fit you want.
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 214,481
Posted By keiji
I can't for the life of me figure out how I did...

I can't for the life of me figure out how I did it. I've got this black mark on my mirror, but it doesn't want to clean off. It's almost like the reflective stuff has rubbed off, but I thought that...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By keiji
Layering? No. You put on a heated jacket (which...

Layering? No. You put on a heated jacket (which wears a little thinner than most fleeces).
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,221
Posted By keiji
The old badlands tended to leak in the bicep...

The old badlands tended to leak in the bicep vent, which is why they have the flap now. If you dig around the old badlands thread, you can find where they did it for one customer experiencing a lot...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By keiji
Not going to be able to make this one.

Not going to be able to make this one.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By keiji
I've had mine for around 30,000 miles and wear...

I've had mine for around 30,000 miles and wear them regularly in the office at work with no complaints. Protection wise, they are touring boot, and super flexible - newer CE rated boots are stiffer....
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By keiji
Pilot roads have been the best street tire i've...

Pilot roads have been the best street tire i've ever had - I don't think anything else has really come close for riding in the rain.

I'd get another PR3/PR4
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By keiji
This one need a call-ahead for first timers, or...

This one need a call-ahead for first timers, or can I just show up? I keep missing these..but mostly it's because I keep sleeping in.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,706
Posted By keiji
Touring/sport touring boots don't have a lot of...

Touring/sport touring boots don't have a lot of extra protection compared to work books (maybe plastic cups for the toes/ankle/heel).

Dual sport boots might have a stiffer toe box, and bigger shin...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By keiji
Most light duty adv boots are very close to sport...

Most light duty adv boots are very close to sport touring/ touring boots in construction. The only caveat is that they may have larger toe boxes and bulkier shin guards that may not play nice with a...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,157
Posted By keiji
Private carriers (UPS, Fedex) will ALWAYS charge...

Private carriers (UPS, Fedex) will ALWAYS charge you fees for the convenience of acting as the customs broker on your behalf.

DHL will hand the package off to USPS (Gov't) who will tax you if they...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 85,146
Posted By keiji
I could use a code as well if anyone has one...

I could use a code as well if anyone has one lying around.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By keiji
Look for something that is 'slick' on the inside...

Look for something that is 'slick' on the inside for your leather so it's easy to slip over your jacket.

I find that either un-lined, or a taffeta lined jacket work the best

the Rev'it cyclone...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,215
Posted By keiji
The Spidi Ergo 365 pro is basically already this....

The Spidi Ergo 365 pro is basically already this.

The outer layer is made of a laminate, but it isn't seam sealed. There's a panel of fabric on the arms that is regular fabric that will let the...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,608
Posted By keiji
pulling the rim is the bulk of the work - I...

pulling the rim is the bulk of the work - I change tires with some tire irons 2x4's faster than the ride over to the dealership. Jack stands and the axle will be good enough for balancing at street...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,466
Posted By keiji
motorcyclegear.com has some great deals. ...

motorcyclegear.com has some great deals.

http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/closeouts/textile_jackets_and_pants/first_gear/kenya_jacket_2013.html

The firstgear kenya would be on my very short...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
Quick turn throttle tube

For anyone wondering, the R6 throttle tube (part # 2C0-26240-00-00 ) drops right in to the throttle housing.

Just tried it, and after all those years of whacking the throttle open to get going, it...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By keiji
Let's call down.. Firstgear has a warranty...

Let's call down.. Firstgear has a warranty against manufactur's defects, and a warranty if any damage is incurred as a result of a crash... So long as a police report can be provided.


The...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
I asked this in the giant double take thread- Ned...

I asked this in the giant double take thread- Ned recommended that I use a silicone caulk instead of thread locker since it has some give. Is worked much better
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By keiji
I always buy Gore-tex for boots now because of...

I always buy Gore-tex for boots now because of this - leaks that develop in this manner are nigh impossible to repair by yourself, and almost always happen given enough time. I just keep sending my...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By keiji
If you let them sit wet much longer, they will...

If you let them sit wet much longer, they will reek of mold.

Peets boot dryers are great for drying boots and keeping the funk out. My boots were pretty nasty from my daily commute until I picked...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
All my motorcycle rotors have looked like that. ...

All my motorcycle rotors have looked like that.

If they're not warped, and within the thickness spec, they're fine.

Min spec for the R is 3mm, 3.5mm for the X.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By keiji
I've never had gore-tex anything stretch out to...

I've never had gore-tex anything stretch out to be more comfortable, from gloves to boots.

Id suggest sizing up with an insole to take up space or switching brands.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By keiji
Functionally - I don't think there's any magic...

Functionally - I don't think there's any magic from the R3 to the R2 - I think the orange BMW NP armor came in the R2 Pro, but I doubt it's worth the price.

If your liners are leaking, there's...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By keiji
For what its worth, continental publishes...

For what its worth, continental publishes dimensions in their catalogue - it appears near the very end.

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
Do you have a video of the noise? I suspect that...

Do you have a video of the noise? I suspect that my engine makes many noises that would raise eyebrows here, but it's been trucking along for many thousand miles.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
Are you checking clearances at tdc? Or simply...

Are you checking clearances at tdc? Or simply when the cam lobes aren't pushing on the buckets?

Fwiw, if you do the latter, timing should not matter for measuring the clearances.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,719
Posted By keiji
I have Aerostich AD1's - my first pair I picked...

I have Aerostich AD1's - my first pair I picked up for cheap on e-bay and crashed in a few times, and I liked them so much I picked up a pair at retail.

I always change out the armor, but they are...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,143
Posted By keiji
I have had them for 10 years now...no accident...

I have had them for 10 years now...no accident claims, but did have a tow or two on their roadside assistance program (included in the price) that would've probably cost a year or two of premiums -...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By keiji
Sastec publishes much better impact numbers than...

Sastec publishes much better impact numbers than d3o for a given thickness

http://www.d3o.com/d3o_products/t5-evo-pro-range/
http://www.sas-tec.de/en/testcenter/
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
I think all the exhausts (terminal?) will be...

I think all the exhausts (terminal?) will be roughly the same in terms of heat - you will need a heat shield similar to what is on tthe stock exhaust. If you go with any aftermarket exhaust, you...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,157
Posted By keiji
What happened to waiting for Greece to pull...

What happened to waiting for Greece to pull out?:lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 52,518
Posted By keiji
I mounted up an 805 rear to replace my worn tkc80...

I mounted up an 805 rear to replace my worn tkc80 - first impressions are good, but I noticed that the gap in the big block that goes around the circumference is smack in the middle of "spirited, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 50,018
Views: 10,639,562
Posted By keiji
Was it worth it? I've got 70k on my original...

Was it worth it? I've got 70k on my original jug, but I put in new rings on the cheap a few months ago - I was burning oil fast and i turned out my oil ring was crusted in.

I've since picked up...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,326
Posted By keiji
So long as you don't mix bias and radial (unless...

So long as you don't mix bias and radial (unless mfg specced) it's not really a problem if you take the time to get used to the handling.

It's usually a best practice to put the tire with more...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,157
Posted By keiji
It's very clear that ebay ad is also coming from...

It's very clear that ebay ad is also coming from Germany, and I would argue that with the lack of a true local vendor to provide additional value-add, it is no different if I buy it from California,...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,157
Posted By keiji
The internet dissolves all borders :deal

The internet dissolves all borders :deal
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,157
Posted By keiji
Euro vs USD - buy your goods now!

http://rt.com/business/239637-euro/

Half Jo-mamma - half serious.

Exchange rate is making some killer prices on some already very competitive prices from our dealers in the EU.
<$300usd for a...
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