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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,512
Views: 548,371
Posted By PeteN95
Anybody tall ride one?

Anybody tall ride one?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
I don't think this will be the bike for them,...

I don't think this will be the bike for them, even in manual trans form! :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
It would weigh a lot more than a Versys and...

It would weigh a lot more than a Versys and probably not handle much better off road! :rofl
Forum: Racing Today, 01:34 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 25,716
Posted By PeteN95
Probably broke partially during the crash, then a...

Probably broke partially during the crash, then a few laps of big jumps and whoops snapped it off completely?
Forum: Racing Today, 01:21 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,156
Posted By PeteN95
I am sorry, I did not know he was a friend of...

I am sorry, I did not know he was a friend of yours. And I agree with you in some of your points. I too worked in racing, in CART as a crewman before pit lane speed limits. I think that was a good...
Forum: Racing Today, 12:32 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 19,280
Posted By PeteN95
How many here who have actually raced disagree...

How many here who have actually raced disagree with this being a real possibility?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 470,207
Posted By PeteN95
I've never ridden your combo, but I have found...

I've never ridden your combo, but I have found the 705s to be quiet and have enough grip to drag pegs on a Supermoto race track!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
I am mostly looking for tall and "dirt bike"...

I am mostly looking for tall and "dirt bike" ergos, because I am tall. I am actually leaning toward an FJ-09 now, since it has both of these features, actually weighs 200kg wet, and will easily go...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,812
Posted By PeteN95
Impressive run by Kyle, and Kurt! :clap

Impressive run by Kyle, and Kurt! :clap
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By PeteN95
Great weekend for WA riders, Baker and Halbert...

Great weekend for WA riders, Baker and Halbert 1st and 2nd at Lima, and JD does the double at Miller!
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,156
Posted By PeteN95
How many deaths in one season would change your...

How many deaths in one season would change your mind? Just curious?
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 23,099
Posted By PeteN95
Bummer about Castle Rock, but that was a great...

Bummer about Castle Rock, but that was a great race today with a WA one, two! The Bullet had it dialed with the wide entry and late apex line, but Sammy was good too. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
I heard that it may not be possible to offer a...

I heard that it may not be possible to offer a street legal bike with aggressive knobby tires, at least in some markets, because of noise requirements?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
I can't be sure, but I would guess that if run in...

I can't be sure, but I would guess that if run in the manual mode, the DCT would automatically slip the clutch just the amount needed, as long as you didn't lug it down too far. With the Rekluse...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
If you ran the manual mode and rode aggressively...

If you ran the manual mode and rode aggressively (track day-ish), I think you would also find it to be an advantage and safer. It gives the ability to concentrate on going fast and not operating a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23,913
Views: 3,287,028
Posted By PeteN95
What about a license plate light? I believe they...

What about a license plate light? I believe they are required?
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By PeteN95
+1, I bet Brok is proud too! And more proof...

+1, I bet Brok is proud too! And more proof that Supermoto is a great training ground. I have pics of a tiny Cam Beaubier on a KTM 65 slicing through larger 80s at an SM race in Stockton in 2002!
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,156
Posted By PeteN95
It looked hairball to me, so I am sure it was...

It looked hairball to me, so I am sure it was worse in the car. I like a good race too, but that looked like Talladega with Indy cars. :eek1 I don't blame the drivers a bit, that kind of racing is...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 19,280
Posted By PeteN95
This is what I thought too. It also explains why...

This is what I thought too. It also explains why Rossi won by almost a second and a half. I don't think he could have gotten through that corner as fast as he got through the gravel? I think it...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10,602
Views: 1,824,719
Posted By PeteN95
http://www.motorcycle.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/...

http://www.motorcycle.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/121714-2015-Yamaha-FJ-09-Beauty-9723.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
We agree again! I have the same set of Acerbis...

We agree again! I have the same set of Acerbis all plastic Rally Guards on my XR650R that I had on two previous bikes and they haven't broken. They may be 20 years old? :lol3
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,948
Posted By PeteN95
Good to hear, love the "supplies" in the...

Good to hear, love the "supplies" in the foreground! :freaky Go Don!!

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/B_IMG_0461-590x443.jpg
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 19,280
Posted By PeteN95
Mm vr mv ?

Mm
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Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 198,078
Posted By PeteN95
+1 I think he should go back to Ducati, he could...

+1 I think he should go back to Ducati, he could win on that Scrambler Bayliss was riding!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,140
Views: 1,702,786
Posted By PeteN95
Except for the pipe, I like that bike a lot! ...

Except for the pipe, I like that bike a lot! :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
The only bad I've seen is a magazine article on...

The only bad I've seen is a magazine article on the VFR1200 that said the clutch slips if ridden hard due to the fact that the clutch pack is effectively only half sized because it is split between...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
The XR650R was street legal from Honda in some...

The XR650R was street legal from Honda in some countries, like Australia. And the only reason it overheats at low speed is it has not radiator fan like any street bike has, simple fix. It is not...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
Yep, my XR650R is a Honda, weighs less than 320...

Yep, my XR650R is a Honda, weighs less than 320 wet with plenty of oil, fuel, reliability, and HP! :D It will top 110 mph, easily cruise at 75, and do technical single track. It just isn't a very...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 122,571
Posted By PeteN95
I saw it at a show, a little crude, but very...

I saw it at a show, a little crude, but very cool! Bandit 12 motor I believe he said?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/sSXNRZou7Ws" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 16,319
Posted By PeteN95
If a rider is just ahead of the other, he cannot...

If a rider is just ahead of the other, he cannot see the other rider, so both Rossi and Simo could not have seen the other rider. In the Rossi incident, it was very similar to an incident at COTA in...
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 25,716
Posted By PeteN95
Yep and I think it is still possible that age...

Yep and I think it is still possible that age will mellow him to the point of riding at 90-95% of his previous speed, which may allow him to be consistent and still win?! :deal
Forum: Racing 06-19-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,140
Posted By PeteN95
Has he done any of his signature "blow over"...

Has he done any of his signature "blow over" wheelies yet?! :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 459,177
Posted By PeteN95
Why not remove the other one and measure it?

Why not remove the other one and measure it?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
That maybe true and they also make an improved...

That maybe true and they also make an improved manual clutch also. I do know several of the top extreme and endurocross guys do use the "anti- stall" clutch, which is what they call it now and they...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10,602
Views: 1,824,719
Posted By PeteN95
Wrong forum, that is a car, bye, bye! :deal

Wrong forum, that is a car, bye, bye! :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,140
Views: 1,702,786
Posted By PeteN95
I had a dirt DRZ and the stock forks were so soft...

I had a dirt DRZ and the stock forks were so soft that it was hard not to almost go over the bars if you hit the brake!?! :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
DCT needs to be refined in size and weight to...

DCT needs to be refined in size and weight to work in an MX bike, but this might interest you?:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Successful Weekend for Rekluse Riders

Boise, Idaho USA June 8th, 2015
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 380,791
Posted By PeteN95
I've never ridden with a DCT, but with a Rekluse...

I've never ridden with a DCT, but with a Rekluse auto clutch, the trickier the situation, the better it is. Technical, slick, rooted, steep hill climbs make it seem like cheating. My CRF450R had no...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By PeteN95
Bump for tonight! :1drink

Bump for tonight! :1drink
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,639
Views: 2,374,099
Posted By PeteN95
It says: "quick release glove box installed,"? ...

It says: "quick release glove box installed,"? Is that what he calls it, looks more like a dumpster to me?! :lol3
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