ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: LuciferMutt
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By LuciferMutt
Are you kidding? Might as well go back to cable...

Are you kidding? Might as well go back to cable operated brakes too, since they're so much more reliable than hydraulic systems. :rolleyes

My 20-year-old VFR has a hydraulic clutch on it and it...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 828,283
Posted By LuciferMutt
I drove by the Sheraton Uptown on my way to work...

I drove by the Sheraton Uptown on my way to work at 6:00 a.m. on the 29th and the lot was packed completely full of motorcycles!! Great stuff. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,977
Posted By LuciferMutt
Not sure I'd recommend the FJR. A friend had an...

Not sure I'd recommend the FJR. A friend had an FJR 1300 and he spent literally the entire two years he owned it swapping handlebars, pegs, shields and seats and other ergo features trying to get...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By LuciferMutt
Trying boating and upholstery. Boats use a...

Trying boating and upholstery.

Boats use a lot of vinyl for things like seats and windows. They should have all manner of vinyl products.

EDIT nevermind :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By LuciferMutt
Moto Authority is my go-to shop in ABQ. The...

Moto Authority is my go-to shop in ABQ. The owner, Steve, is an all-around great guy. There is also a Cycle Gear fairly close to that hotel which is pretty good, but comes with the typical nonsense...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,426
Posted By LuciferMutt
Working on that. Have sat on the Vulcan already,...

Working on that. Have sat on the Vulcan already, going to see if they have a new Versys there this weekend. Also, there is some kind of Bonneville show at the Ducati/Triumph dealer on Saturday, so...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,895
Posted By LuciferMutt
Howdy. Four years in and the roof is doing just...

Howdy. Four years in and the roof is doing just fine, but pools a fair amount of water in the middle. I think when they scraped the old tar and gravel off, I lost a good amount of the "slope" the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,426
Posted By LuciferMutt
Thanks for the input! I'm so bike confused...

Thanks for the input!

I'm so bike confused lately. I've spend the last three months waffling between the Vulcan 650S, the FZ07, the Versys 650, and now the Scrambler caught my attention a few...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,426
Posted By LuciferMutt
Can you tell me how tall you are and what your...

Can you tell me how tall you are and what your leg inseam is? I'm looking at Scramblers but I'm 6'2" with 34" inseam and I'm worried the bike is too physically small. They look tiny.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,426
Posted By LuciferMutt
Have you actually been touring on such a bike? ...

Have you actually been touring on such a bike?

Everyone's definition of "comfortable" is different, but for long distance, high speed (interstate) touring, some fairings are necessary IMO. Not...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 359,206
Posted By LuciferMutt
Cool looking UFO. What's the thing with the...

Cool looking UFO. What's the thing with the green lights on it?



:D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,734
Posted By LuciferMutt
Seat is too low. THe only way you're going to be...

Seat is too low. THe only way you're going to be able to physically ride a Scout with mid or rear controls is with a seat at least 3-4" taller.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,592
Posted By LuciferMutt
Yep...sat on one of these a few weeks ago. ...

Yep...sat on one of these a few weeks ago. Pretty sweet machine, I think Kawi did something really cool with this. I'm seriously considering pulling the trigger on one, but I'm not quite sure I...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,481
Posted By LuciferMutt
Argh...I really keep forgetting about the new Duc...

Argh...I really keep forgetting about the new Duc Scrambler, and then I see posts like this. Damn you! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By LuciferMutt
Just heard about this 30 minutes ago -- a family...

Just heard about this 30 minutes ago -- a family member was bicycling up the road and got the scene right after this happened. :cry I'm sure I'm going to hear all about this next time I see him. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,518
Posted By LuciferMutt
Avoid oil-less compressors. They are all loud,...

Avoid oil-less compressors. They are all loud, despite claims. And they suck, anyway.

The slower the RPM and larger the cylinder bore, the better. I think Makita makes some "big bore"...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By LuciferMutt
I don't like I4 engines in motorcycles. They...

I don't like I4 engines in motorcycles. They bore me. Twins, triples and Vs is where it's at for me! I honestly don't see the appeal of the Versys 1000 -- you might as well just buy an FJR or...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By LuciferMutt
Good input thanks. I plan to go take a look at...

Good input thanks. I plan to go take a look at one within the next couple of weeks so I can sit on it, etc. Supposed to be one of the better bikes for people with long legs, but we'll see.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By LuciferMutt
So who's got a new Versys 650?

Lots of info about the new 1000 here but not seeing much about the nicely updated 650. Might be my next bike -- standard ABS and some other nice features the bike has needed for a while. I don't...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By LuciferMutt
My door is the same. Annoying. It also has a...

My door is the same. Annoying. It also has a motion detector in the wall control that turns on the light if it senses movement in the garage!!! Fortunately, there is a switch to turn that off. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,332
Posted By LuciferMutt
Every time I try that, I get passed by three or...

Every time I try that, I get passed by three or four more super slow drivers while I'm sitting there waiting...and end up stuck behind them when I pull out again. :baldy
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,386
Posted By LuciferMutt
Convection air currents do still circulate...

Convection air currents do still circulate cooling air into the fins as they exchange heat with the surrounding air. Also, the hot air rises off the fins causing more air currents. Not ideal, and...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 127,344
Posted By LuciferMutt
In Miami, at sea level. I'd knock 5-10 MPH of...

In Miami, at sea level. I'd knock 5-10 MPH of that top end where I live (5500 ft)
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,167
Posted By LuciferMutt
Hydraulic self adjusting valves can't handle high...

Hydraulic self adjusting valves can't handle high RPM. You cited some examples up to 7-8K RPM...every bike I've owned has redlined north of that. Automatic chokes are stupid and stay on too long,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,086
Posted By LuciferMutt
Indeed it is. I think this is where I am now,...

Indeed it is. I think this is where I am now, which sucks.

I'm taking it as a wake up call to get back to practicing in parking lots like I used to all the time when I started riding years ago.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,086
Posted By LuciferMutt
It's bright Honda red :lol3 With two headlights...

It's bright Honda red :lol3 With two headlights and turn signals that act as running lamps.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,872
Posted By LuciferMutt
I know you are being somewhat facetious, but we...

I know you are being somewhat facetious, but we can all thank those fucking jackasses in Waco, TX, for setting all motorcyclists back about 15 years on the social understanding scale. :pissed
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,086
Posted By LuciferMutt
Must be something in the air this weekend. Just...

Must be something in the air this weekend. Just got home from playing a gig (drums) for a Memorial Day service at a legion post about 1.5 hours away. I was in my wife's cage SUV (cuz drums) and...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By LuciferMutt
Yes, it matters. With a shorter profile than...

Yes, it matters.

With a shorter profile than the tire is supposed to have, the front of your bike is now riding too low. You will notice that the bike will not be neutral in corners anymore --...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,086
Posted By LuciferMutt
I've been riding for ten years, and have avoided...

I've been riding for ten years, and have avoided lots of bad situations. I know that motorcycle quite well as I've had it for seven years and have put 40K miles on it in that time.

Yesterday it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,158
Posted By LuciferMutt
i think you made a good decision. If I were in...

i think you made a good decision. If I were in that situation, I probably would have called my friends with trucks to find out if somebody was free to help us transport the bike to the kids house in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,086
Posted By LuciferMutt
Rides where nothing goes right suck

Saturday I had a great ride. Great weather, everything seemed to go well, traffic was behaving, etc.

So I tried again yesterday...completely the opposite. In fact, it was the kind of ride that...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,159
Posted By LuciferMutt
Went to the dealer today to look at one and sit...

Went to the dealer today to look at one and sit on it. They already had one set up in the extended position for tall riders (i'm 6'2") and it was surprisingly comfortable and the pegs are not as far...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,196
Posted By LuciferMutt
Something valuing form over fuction. All that...

Something valuing form over fuction. All that work put in and it uses a front drum brake? Really?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,071
Posted By LuciferMutt
FUCK this pisses me off too. WHy the hell are...

FUCK this pisses me off too. WHy the hell are people doing this shit? I've nearly been hit several times by people slowing in left turn lanes to turn left, who drift so far right before the left...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-18-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,999
Posted By LuciferMutt
There's a pretty good thread on the 1200 floating...

There's a pretty good thread on the 1200 floating around. Apparently it's one hell of a motorcycle, but it ain't a VFR. Also, crappy fuel mileage.
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By LuciferMutt
Swage, not swedge. Yes, that sounds very...

Swage, not swedge. Yes, that sounds very interesting. I might take a serious look at these. Currently running a riveted chain and have a great rivet tool, but to do it correctly is very time...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,278
Posted By LuciferMutt
Honestly your whole situation has less to do with...

Honestly your whole situation has less to do with stopping at yellow lights than it does making snap/last minute decisions while riding. The latter is dangerous because you lose control of the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,734
Posted By LuciferMutt
:rolleyes Huge difference between a throttle...

:rolleyes

Huge difference between a throttle that has no self return all the time and bike with the cruise set.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-14-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,734
Posted By LuciferMutt
Careful with those O-rings in your quest to...

Careful with those O-rings in your quest to tighten up the throttle -- you do NOT want to end up with a throttle that doesn't close when you take your hand off it -- huge safety hazard. A stiffer...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015