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Forum: Beasts 10-13-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,574
Posted By MadMax96
I honestly had no idea bikes used this technology...

I honestly had no idea bikes used this technology in their keys. Do all Triumphs have this? Or is just certain models/years?

The only other bike I know of that has soemthing similar is the Kawi...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,714
Posted By MadMax96
This is all I could think of after seeing the...

This is all I could think of after seeing the product:

"It's suckin my will to live!!!!!"
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l785tgR21D1qzdf0go1_500.gif
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,373
Posted By MadMax96
I used a very similar wired remote on eBay from...

I used a very similar wired remote on eBay from HK for several seasons some years ago, but after I got an iOS upgrade on my iPod touch 2G, I now get the incompatibility message. The remote is...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,384
Posted By MadMax96
I do remember seeing that exact bike for sale...

I do remember seeing that exact bike for sale some time ago... it had to be on here I'm guessing.

I really dig that look! Hope you're enjoying your new-to-you ride.... :clap
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 338,201
Posted By MadMax96
My hand measures about 8-1/4". I find it kind of...

My hand measures about 8-1/4". I find it kind of odd that there's a sizing chart for the brand, but it doesn't really help you find the right size. :hmmmmm
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 338,201
Posted By MadMax96
Looking to possibly pull the trigger on the Curb...

Looking to possibly pull the trigger on the Curb gloves myself. How is the sizing on these? I normally wear a medium in Joe Rocket and Cortech brands.

Thanks.......
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MadMax96
Do a quick search - you'll find the glass and...

Do a quick search - you'll find the glass and necessary parts are cheap and it's not that hard to fix yourself.

There are vids on youtube showing how its done too.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,451
Posted By MadMax96
FirstGear makes a few gloves like that in their...

FirstGear makes a few gloves like that in their TPG lineup.

Like this one:...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,796
Posted By MadMax96
Wow - just wow.

Wow - just wow.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,361
Posted By MadMax96
I think it's a bigger deal if your plate is bent...

I think it's a bigger deal if your plate is bent or vertically mounted - or tucked behind the rear wheel like many sport bike squids do. I haven't had a light on my plate in 7 years and never have...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,447
Posted By MadMax96
So it sounds like I need 'em anyway eh? ...

So it sounds like I need 'em anyway eh?

Oh well - it can wait until the season is over at this point. :D
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,447
Posted By MadMax96
As long as I can remember my steering always felt...

As long as I can remember my steering always felt to have this notch when dead center. :confused I purchased the bike new too so I find it odd that the bearings were bad ever since purchase.. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,361
Posted By MadMax96
So it looks like you get what you pay for. I was...

So it looks like you get what you pay for. I was always interested in these types of bulbs but wasn't sure about which would be best. My bike takes a single bulb also and these results are perfect...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By MadMax96
Holy shit I was thinking the same thing... :rofl...

Holy shit I was thinking the same thing... :rofl

Might want to check out the forums on Maximum-Suzuki if you haven't done so already... lots of great Bandit knowledge.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-29-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,590
Posted By MadMax96
FYI - I just purchased a Nuvi 550 at gpscity.com...

FYI - I just purchased a Nuvi 550 at gpscity.com for $239.95 (new, not refurb)

http://www.gpscity.com/garmin-nuvi-550.html
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,351
Posted By MadMax96
Do yourself a favor and buy a decent tool..........

Do yourself a favor and buy a decent tool....... ONCE. I can't afford Snap-on or anything, but the Craftsman stuff is pretty good for the at-home mechanic.

You're still ahead if you pay the...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By MadMax96
Looks like it should have come that way - nice! ...

Looks like it should have come that way - nice! :thumb
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By MadMax96
I picked up a '96 Seca II with 995 orig miles for...

I picked up a '96 Seca II with 995 orig miles for $1700 a few yrs ago for a friend who needed a bike. Tires were a little on the hard side, but they weren't too bad. Cleaned out the varnish in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,575
Posted By MadMax96
The Progressive springs in the fork was the only...

The Progressive springs in the fork was the only mod I did to the bike when I had it years ago - huge difference. :thumb Fresh fork seals and oil might not be a bad idea either if you're going...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,575
Posted By MadMax96
I used to have a '93 VX myself - I'm anxious to...

I used to have a '93 VX myself - I'm anxious to see what you do to it.

I still can't believe I rode that thing from Chicago to Vancouver with no windscreen and the horrid stock seat - of course...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By MadMax96
Me= jealous. That's a nice one you got there! ...

Me= jealous. That's a nice one you got there! :thumb
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By MadMax96
Yup - I've had them price match tires and other...

Yup - I've had them price match tires and other things. I'm curious to know what they wouldn't price match. Just give the person on the phone the website and they check it while you're on the phone...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By MadMax96
The Givi case's light is just a brake light - not...

The Givi case's light is just a brake light - not a combo running/brake light like on your bike. You tapped into the wrong hot wire on the bike. Switch it and you'll be all set. :thumb
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 62,756
Posted By MadMax96
Aw man - too bad I don't have the $$ - you're...

Aw man - too bad I don't have the $$ - you're like 5 mins away from me! I'm right next door in Round Lake! :baldy :becca :baldy
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By MadMax96
I've heard great things about this place - very...

I've heard great things about this place - very reasonable pricing too.

http://www.airborncoatings.com/homepage.html
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By MadMax96
I have yet to find a shop/dealer in the Chicago...

I have yet to find a shop/dealer in the Chicago area that has a decent apparel selection. Did you search for an authorized reseller?

The website apparently emails you a list of close-by...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By MadMax96
Laugh In that case, it must be the bike's fault. Get a...

In that case, it must be the bike's fault. Get a new bike. :lol3

Maybe you can replace the bolts with some higher grade stuff?
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By MadMax96
I think the rated speed on a Givi case is there...

I think the rated speed on a Givi case is there to cover their a$$. I've had my trunk loaded to the hilt (~40lbs at least) and had the bike over 100 no problem. Usual cruising speed is around 80. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 47,612
Posted By MadMax96
For a fixed platform this is about as budget as...

For a fixed platform this is about as budget as you can get. Two 4x8' sheets of plywood and a saw.

You'll need a ramp to get the bike up there... but it looks to do the job and doesn't take up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2007, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By MadMax96
I wouldn't pay $2k for that bike unless it was...

I wouldn't pay $2k for that bike unless it was perfect. Even when that bike was new it wasn't anything special as far as power and handling. If your friend is willing to spend $2k or maybe a little...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,765,986
Posted By MadMax96
Nice SL Rick! :nod

Nice SL Rick! :nod
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,765,986
Posted By MadMax96
Not as impressive as many of the ones I've seen -...

Not as impressive as many of the ones I've seen - but here's what I got. It's the best I can do with this tandem garage (1 car wide, 2 deep). There's a car behind me from where I snapped the pic.
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