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Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,804
Posted By indr
I want to compete in MotoGP

I've been riding my Ninja 250 for 5 years. What are the next steps I should be taking in order to achieve this goal?
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By indr
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By indr
Could be. I'll soak up the hollow properly today...

Could be. I'll soak up the hollow properly today w/ some paper towel and see if anything shows up a few weeks later.
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By indr
Speed Bleeder Leaking

Purchased from here: http://www.speedbleeder.com/

Installed about a year ago.

Today, I popper open the rubber cover off the front brake bleed nipple (speed bleeder) to discover a bit of fluid...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By indr
Follow up: 1. Something in the CCT was not...

Follow up:

1. Something in the CCT was not working right. It didn't apply enough pressure. This was noticeable when I took it out, retracted it, and allowed it to spring back. It didn't.

2. I...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By indr
I wear a respirator while working with brake...

I wear a respirator while working with brake cleaner.
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By indr
Weak camshaft chain tensioner?

2010 Ninja 250

Lately, I've been hearing a lot of whirring noise coming from the engine at speeds. I pulled out the cam chain tensioner today.

First thing I noticed was that there seemed to be...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By indr
Replace cam chain w/o engine disassembly

Bike: Ninja 250R 2010

I'll be doing the valve adjustment in the coming month. I have a feeling that the major rattling/whizzing coming from the engine recently is due to the factory chain...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By indr
How is the fitting on the Torques? Run small/big?...

How is the fitting on the Torques? Run small/big? Wide/narrow feet?
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By indr
Road salt exposure during winter.

Road salt exposure during winter.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By indr
How much could I get for this?

2010 Ninja 250R. Milage unknown. Probably around 70,000 kms. Original owner. Excellent running condition.

http://i.imgur.com/9ObD21Q.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2D4U8Co.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By indr
Small living space. It's either storing where I...

Small living space. It's either storing where I sleep --> vapours. Or where I cook --> fire.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By indr
The sealed maintenance free kind where you add...

The sealed maintenance free kind where you add the acid and charge when first buying.

12 V 8 Ah

Yuasas run about $85. About $65 for the off brands. I think the ones at walmart are even cheaper.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By indr
What is the opinion on buying generic batteries...

What is the opinion on buying generic batteries say from Walmart or the local auto parts store? Some seem considerably cheaper compared to Yuasa.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,855
Posted By indr
https://librivox.org/ -- free public domain ones ...

https://librivox.org/ -- free public domain ones

or

iTunes store -- some free but mostly paid
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By indr
Battery life span?

Bike: Ninja 250R 2010.

I have drained the battery once about 2 years ago due to leaving the key in ignition with headlights on. After a tow home, I put it on the charger and it has been problem...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,438
Posted By indr
Are you sure? Looks like a 250 to me.

Are you sure? Looks like a 250 to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,438
Posted By indr
How did this guy not slip?

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.liveleak.com/ll_embed?f=ffbd14adc9a0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By indr
Good enough.

Good enough.
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By indr
Storing Fluids Outside

Situation: Renting. No space to safely store fluids (oil, brake cleaner, ATF, WD-40 etc) inside. No garage or covered space outside.

Location: PNW.

Do temperature and humidity fluctuations...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,855
Posted By indr
Do the SkullCandy ear phones rub against the...

Do the SkullCandy ear phones rub against the helmet when putting it on? Do they stay in place?
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,968
Posted By indr
Just from JM.

Just from JM.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,968
Posted By indr
Gear oil or ATF for chain lubrication?

I started riding in 2010 and used the Dupont Teflon stuff for the first year and a half, till they changed the formula for the worse.

Then I moved onto Maxima and tried both the their Chain Wax...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,432
Posted By indr
How about these:...

How about these: http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/dainese-new-galvestone-gore-tex-pants

They come with a removable liner which makes them feel bulky. But not so bulky without.

But, everything...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By indr
When cured, do they harden up like plastic or...

When cured, do they harden up like plastic or stay soft like silicone?
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By indr
Upper West coast. Ninja 250r 2010.

Upper West coast. Ninja 250r 2010.
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By indr
What causes brakes to stick/not retract properly?

I had this happen last year with my rear brakes. It went away after a while.

Now, it's happening with the front. I can actually feel the bike struggling a bit and braking automatically when the...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By indr
Buying bike from ICBC Salvage Yard

Anyone have any experience?

I ran into someone that is authorized to buy the bikes from the yard. I'm guessing if it's a low KM bike with minor cosmetic damage, what's the harm...

The thing is,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,747
Posted By indr
This. I make sure my rear fender is visible to...

This. I make sure my rear fender is visible to someone scanning the parking aisle. I.e. the bike's rear end is out as much as the cars' next to it.

I also park facing in. I read somewhere that...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By indr
Stick a towel between the gears if you have the...

Stick a towel between the gears if you have the clutch side open aswell.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,317
Posted By indr
Happy first post.

Happy first post.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-20-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 27,319
Posted By indr
A lot of the phones nowadays have actual GPS...

A lot of the phones nowadays have actual GPS chips inside them. These GPS chips communicate with satellites directly.

When you open your map app on your phone, the GPS inside knows the lat/long...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,191
Posted By indr
Another vote for merino. I can wear my Icebreaker...

Another vote for merino. I can wear my Icebreaker leggings and briefs for a month without stank or itch.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By indr
Okay. So this thing has basically cured into a...

Okay. So this thing has basically cured into a very hard, almost plasticy rubber. There is no sealing what so ever. It is not at all silicone like. Not good for making earplugs.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By indr
Just so I get this right: 1. Put fibreglass...

Just so I get this right:

1. Put fibreglass tape/cloth on one side of the hole to give it a backing so the ABS glue doesn't drip through.

2. Fill hole with ABS glue and give it shape as...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By indr
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,406
Posted By indr
Ask him to register on ADVR. As he starts making...

Ask him to register on ADVR. As he starts making posts, asking questions, etc, it'll give people here a better understanding of this knowledge and skill level, and he can be linked to...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By indr
Custom made cordura pouches:...

Custom made cordura pouches: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By indr
I use the Wolfman tool roll:...

I use the Wolfman tool roll: https://wolfmanluggage.com/index.cfm/product/213/wolfy-tool-roll.cfm
It's got a side zippered pocket for storing sockets and other small knick knacks.

You can also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,472
Posted By indr
Keyless Fuel Caps and Vandalism?

This is weird question that I think fits here.

Do anyone of you ride with keyless fuel caps? If so, have you ever had someone vandalize your bike by putting stuff in there? Or siphoning the gas?
...
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