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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 234,387
Posted By X1Glider
There is no comparison. Sprint ST is outdated all...

There is no comparison. Sprint ST is outdated all the way around with very basic suspension. When not comparing, The Sprint ST is actually a decent bike. Actually more of an ok bike than a decent...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 234,387
Posted By X1Glider
Stripple, I wouldn't say the Kawasaki is more...

Stripple, I wouldn't say the Kawasaki is more dependable than the Ducati these days. My N1k has had some teething issues. Clutch and FI mapping were the first problems with the engine shutting down...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 234,387
Posted By X1Glider
Other new N1K features

-6th gear is taller for less buzzy highway cruising.
-improved low and midrange mapping
-Rear shock has a remote preload knob.
-better fork tuning and slightly stiffer spring
-front mono block...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,343
Posted By X1Glider
You're pretty fortunate to have good access to...

You're pretty fortunate to have good access to all three of them.

REI will likely have better brands of tents and bags in their store. The one where I am carries top tier models from them.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By X1Glider
The helmet that fits you the best will work the...

The helmet that fits you the best will work the best. As long as its a good helmet to begin with. A bad fitting helmet will be uncomfortable as you know and likely ineffective when needed.

Been...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By X1Glider
The same reason that BMW won't fix their final...

The same reason that BMW won't fix their final drive. There's nothing wrong with it.:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
I haven't read any news on the release of the...

I haven't read any news on the release of the F.I. retro-kit for the thumpers.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
So who makes that front wave rotor? It's an...

So who makes that front wave rotor? It's an unusual hub.

I'd have thought it only necessary to change out the front master and the calipers. These are the only items I thought to be of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
I've seen some great looking 450Xs in white. ...

I've seen some great looking 450Xs in white. it's a good look.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Due to severe lumbar issues and being able to...

Due to severe lumbar issues and being able to barely walk these days, I'll likely be putting my 450E up for sale soon. Such a shame, I've got less than 20 hours on it. Unless any of the 2nd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Good purchase. The stock brakes are barely...

Good purchase. The stock brakes are barely adequate. The calipers are lame.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 192,907
Posted By X1Glider
I'll probably buy one or two Blasts when they do....

I'll probably buy one or two Blasts when they do. I ran one at Bonneville a couple years and shoulda kept it when I was done. But I might be able to teach my wife on one this time around. Or do...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Pete, what year is yours? Mine is a '13. ...

Pete, what year is yours? Mine is a '13.

I have to say, out of the bent up crate, I prefer the Marzocchi fork and whatever this shock is to the ones that came on my '05 Honda X. On the X, I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
No real flaws to speak of. No less durable than...

No real flaws to speak of. No less durable than my real Honda was.

One thing...wait for the EFI. The carb sucks. See my above quoted post.

I like the AWD more and more each time I go for a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
1. Yes, the Christini FCR carb on my "E" is not...

1. Yes, the Christini FCR carb on my "E" is not as good as the one from the Honda. I jetted and did the AP mod like I had on my old 450X which ran perfectly. The DS came with a CV carb but I know...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
I just get a red X at work but can guess at what...

I just get a red X at work but can guess at what the pic is.

I would be curious how a Xtini would do with ice studs. I was in Dallas during the ice storm last week and could have used studs. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,550
Posted By X1Glider
It's that loose skin that snags and causes...

It's that loose skin that snags and causes tumbles.:eek1
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,079
Posted By X1Glider
I also have the Fox Bombers. They are at least...

I also have the Fox Bombers. They are at least twice as better built than typical MX gloves, which seem no more durable than a child's pajamas. Plus they also seem to fit better and stay put...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,079
Posted By X1Glider
It's been a couple years since I could fit into...

It's been a couple years since I could fit into my high velocity gear jacket. But, I bought it with the sole intention to protect me in the woods against punctures from impacting splintered tree...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 103,882
Posted By X1Glider
You'll need a stator rewind to convert your...

You'll need a stator rewind to convert your lighting circuit to DC first.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 103,882
Posted By X1Glider
The stock headlight really is a joke. But it's...

The stock headlight really is a joke. But it's worth keeping, IMO for a general flood light. I'm a huge proponent of helmet lights. Where you turn your head is where the light goes.

For 5...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
That's a good question, concerning the tank. The...

That's a good question, concerning the tank. The site doesn't specify a different size for EFI or carb. But I do like the 2.6.

It's possible it will be a metal tank like the Japanese MX...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 192,907
Posted By X1Glider
HD dealers and techs hated the Buells. Will this...

HD dealers and techs hated the Buells. Will this be the next red headed stepchild?
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
E-mail direct to Ash got bounced back.:yikes But...

E-mail direct to Ash got bounced back.:yikes But I got one from Steve Christini.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Just sent an enquiry to Ash.

Just sent an enquiry to Ash.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
:ear Retrifittable? Never been to the...

:ear Retrifittable?

Never been to the Christini FB page ('cuz I detest FB).:puke2

Now I will have to.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 102,552
Posted By X1Glider
For me, it kin of motorboated down the road and...

For me, it kin of motorboated down the road and the front was light. The GS arm corrected the chassis attitude and it stuck in the turns even better than the Ninja 1000 I've replaced it with. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 102,552
Posted By X1Glider
Yes. It is the same part number used on the 1100...

Yes. It is the same part number used on the 1100 and 1150 GS.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Clever:clap

Clever:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 363,386
Posted By X1Glider
What makes you think a chain is more reliable? ...

What makes you think a chain is more reliable? Been lots of times over the years where I've seen broken chains. Even this year. Sometimes from excesive wear, sometimes from wheel misalignment and...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By X1Glider
I've read on several forums that the D3O armour...

I've read on several forums that the D3O armour changes fexibility with temperature. Severe cold making it too hard and even causing cracking.

I have no experience with it personally, just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 77,515
Posted By X1Glider
Poor bike is sitting in the corner of the garage...

Poor bike is sitting in the corner of the garage now while the gubbimint is shut down. (Don't feel like driving 3 hours or more to a more expensive private park)

Thanks Mr. Resident. :boid
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By X1Glider
Fillister is the shape of the head, not a...

Fillister is the shape of the head, not a machining technique or anything to do with the tool used to turn it. The technique you speak of is called "broaching" and yes, those marks are a result of...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,377
Posted By X1Glider
I think all those pockets is an "image" hold-over...

I think all those pockets is an "image" hold-over from safari trekkers and hikers. Trying to make motorcyclists look the part of adventurers on foot.

Truth is that foot travelers mainly use a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 102,552
Posted By X1Glider
You have great taste. This was undoubtedly my...

You have great taste. This was undoubtedly my favorite bike in 25 years of riding....160k miles of smiles before selling her off. Plenty of times I wish I had another 20 hp to play with but other...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 23,287
Posted By X1Glider
The Evo has a huge aftermarket that isn't going...

The Evo has a huge aftermarket that isn't going anywhere. Anything from upgraded and more stylish parts to improved parts will be had for the next 50 years. The number of places with the experience...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,324
Posted By X1Glider
Why mess around with an electric pump? All bikes...

Why mess around with an electric pump? All bikes come with an air pump as standard. It's called your engine.

The OP has a boxer. Easiest solution is Engine-Air's spark plug hose adapter. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 23,287
Posted By X1Glider
I don’t know how anyone can say the Evo is better...

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Some things the TC has going for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 23,287
Posted By X1Glider
Yes, he is full of shit on many accounts, 90% of...

Yes, he is full of shit on many accounts, 90% of which i could dispute. I'm not a pro mechanic, just a guy who maintains, upgrades and repairs all kinds of HDs for eveyone I know who would rather pay...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By X1Glider
Hope he redesigned the stator too.

Hope he redesigned the stator too.
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