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Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,580
Posted By Taelan28
WTF I thought that was just a plastic shell. At...

WTF I thought that was just a plastic shell. At least that explains why my gas tank was rusty and needed a new carburator. A new tank on my POS bike was $350 and I was like HELL NO! just change the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,580
Posted By Taelan28
The real sales guy who he referred me to to show...

The real sales guy who he referred me to to show me the bikes was more down to earth. His english was non existent but if i asked him a straight question he would answer plainly. Asians are very...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Taelan28
Fork seals chain wax valves timing belts and...

Fork seals chain wax valves timing belts and other things. I learn there somethong new i need to care about and pay for every time im here. Its clear that i dont have the knowledge or finances to pay...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,580
Posted By Taelan28
Forgot to mention that he thought the L twin and...

Forgot to mention that he thought the L twin and Boxers were out of the league of the americans. Thats when I thought this dude was off his damn rocker. Its piston technology that over a century old....
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,580
Posted By Taelan28
Stuff to irk you.

I was at the ducati dealer asking questions to the owner. He was as helpful as a guy who counts money could be. He was nice too, but some of the things he said kind of irked me.

We were discussing...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Taelan28
Davyjones is right. Bikes are not unlike cars. I...

Davyjones is right. Bikes are not unlike cars. I was at the dealership getting maintenance numbers. The guy was informative but a little shifty at times. One moment a chain needs to be replaced every...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,945
Posted By Taelan28
I asked the old man in the coffee shop what he...

I asked the old man in the coffee shop what he liked better and he said the 1200r go figure.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Taelan28
The worry was that if it was tubed id have to...

The worry was that if it was tubed id have to take it to a select shop that knew what to do and not a common shop that services scooters and small bikes because chances are theyve never worked on a...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,945
Posted By Taelan28
That yellow R1200s would be nice if it lost that...

That yellow R1200s would be nice if it lost that front half fairing.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Taelan28
It would seem that way until I'm 300km+ away from...

It would seem that way until I'm 300km+ away from a bike shop that has the correct tires and knows how to remove a tire on a ducati to repair it, assuming it was a tubed tire. Otherwise its a HUGE...
Forum: Asia 10-29-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 28,346
Posted By Taelan28
I dont think I've had a warm day in Gangwondo....

I dont think I've had a warm day in Gangwondo. When your first time in the province involves scuba diving in Sokcho in January and second time was going to the DMZ in mid october without a jacket in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Taelan28
Ducati 796 is what my heart is set on right now....

Ducati 796 is what my heart is set on right now. I refrained from saying because I want to hear input from all kinds of bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Taelan28
I gotta say thanks in advance. This forum is the...

I gotta say thanks in advance. This forum is the best out there--ball of spray, a waterskiing forum is full of self righteous dicks that lack debating skills. Thanks to you guys answering my safety...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,948
Posted By Taelan28
Maintaining and paying to maintain a bike.

Hey. I've been happy with my starter bike until now. I'm happy for every dollar and mile I've put into it. Aside from being safe, a good reason to buy a cheap starter bike was to understand the...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,945
Posted By Taelan28
Fashion model wannabe it is. But I gotta be able...

Fashion model wannabe it is. But I gotta be able to handle the thing.
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,945
Posted By Taelan28
Is it just me or are BMWs NOT sexy?

I test rode a BMW R1200R this weekend and it was FANTASTIC! I was ready to drive it on the road after two minutes of swerving on the parking lot. Ultra comfortable seating, super forgiving clutch and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Taelan28
AWESOME! Thanks guys

AWESOME! Thanks guys
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Taelan28
Do Ducati Monsters have tubeless tires?

Hey, doing some cost and maintenance research. Do Ducati Monsters have tubeless tires?

If not, is it possible for a tubed tire to be repaired on the spot by any tire store without removing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
Thats the dilemma. I dont want a 5k bike. I want...

Thats the dilemma. I dont want a 5k bike. I want the bike i want. Buying a 5k bike i imagine is not a good feeling. Hell anything over $100 had better be exactly what i want or im not getting it......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
Im in Suji just south of Bundang, in a Villa...

Im in Suji just south of Bundang, in a Villa complex. Super cheap living with no building maintenance fees. I've never lived in an apartment with an underground parking lot and I've been to three...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
When I park my bike in back under the side of the...

When I park my bike in back under the side of the building I never have any problems, but thats the crappy bike. If, from what I've read the most convenient and practical way to handle this is to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
Good story Ty. Thanks for the input. I also see...

Good story Ty. Thanks for the input.
I also see it from a perspective that people see something shiny and special thats well above their status in their area and they have to mess with it. "This guy...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
She was his ex after I schtooped her and I was...

She was his ex after I schtooped her and I was rather foolish about it for letting it slip to a mutual friend... stupid stupid stupid.

Yea man this stuff happens in Korea. I LOVED Korea when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,737
Posted By Taelan28
How do you keep your bike safe?

Hey, Im not sure where to post this.

Im looking to upgrade to a newer bike, but I have some concerns. In the last two years I've had a pedal bike stolen, a bike seat stolen, and the tires...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
Well after a few more stories I've become more...

Well after a few more stories I've become more open to the idea of wearing boots. The initial question was "are boots necessary?" and my assumption was no as feet arent injured like the rest of the...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
No, motorcycling is not expensive. Owning a car...

No, motorcycling is not expensive. Owning a car is. You know whats more expensive? WATERSKIING! HOLY BALLS THAT HAS BLED ME OUT! I spent nearly $3000 in 5 months, and thats not including the ski and...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
Thats exactly it. I know how I view it but I came...

Thats exactly it. I know how I view it but I came here looking for answers in an attempt to change my views to being more safer based on a consitent answer feet will be injured. Ultimately what i...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
My Daystar goes 120, and I could go 110-115...

My Daystar goes 120, and I could go 110-115 pretty consistenly. Bigger bikes blast me by me pretty easily especially on accelleration, but anyone going 140+ is riding on the dangerous side. Further...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
$250 is not chump change. However I will concede...

$250 is not chump change. However I will concede that the medical bills and and pins in my feet will pale in comparison to a boot purchase.

I travel with a small back pack. I wear shoes and stuff...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
sure 010 2268 8270. I've never really ridden with...

sure 010 2268 8270. I've never really ridden with anyone before. I've gone nearly all my miles solo.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
Well that was the best inexact answer you could...

Well that was the best inexact answer you could write: Violent crash, had one myself, feet hit the ground a couple times and still had bruises after I took off the boots.

The "advantages" seem...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
Yes I am serious. Can you explain this thoroughly...

Yes I am serious. Can you explain this thoroughly too. It would appear to me that once you fall all the pressure, impact and skiddage would be on your but and upper body. I ask these questions so I...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,825
Posted By Taelan28
Are boots necessary?

Hey. Quick intro. I've proudly passed 21,000km without any accidents. I know nothing about fixing a motorcycle and only know a little bit more about riding one.

I remember talking to a man on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By Taelan28
I was told by multiple sources to change every...

I was told by multiple sources to change every 500km. I think thats rediculously shortso i push to 1000km. Good to know it eill last me a while. I want a cool bike as much as anyone else but the more...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By Taelan28
Its a daelim daystar. I usually run it at...

Its a daelim daystar. I usually run it at 9000rpms sometimes redlining it at 10. Its good to know this thing can be cheaply and quickly replaced. My income and motorcycle knowledge does not warrant a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By Taelan28
How long will a 125cc last?

It supposedly has 15000km and smaller engines dont last that long right? i change the oil every 800km and trust the mechanic to keep it in good shape because i know nothing. How long can i expect...
Forum: Asia 04-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,295
Posted By Taelan28
Wtf 54 views and no one can tell me what the...

Wtf 54 views and no one can tell me what the warning signs are to change tbe brakes or a mileage number?
Forum: Asia 04-20-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,295
Posted By Taelan28
When to change brakes?

Hey I got a 125cc Daelim Daystar. Its what I need and what I can handle.

Im concerned about the brakes. I've ridden over 10,000km and haven't changed the brakes. When they start to go bad will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By Taelan28
I dont even take turns fast on a pedal bike or...

I dont even take turns fast on a pedal bike or when im running.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,524
Posted By Taelan28
Yea sir not appearing i was expecting a lot if...

Yea sir not appearing i was expecting a lot if safety tips and suggestions to get an intermediary bike but half are saying ill be fine no matter the size.

I dont have the luxury of riding friends...
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