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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 362,832
Posted By Skowinski
:lurk Love this thread, it's one of my...

:lurk

Love this thread, it's one of my favorites. It always makes me want to be out there on the road, camping in odd locations that you would never see until you stumble upon them.
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,412
Posted By Skowinski
Yep, Heli bars, taller windscreen, Buell lower...

Yep, Heli bars, taller windscreen, Buell lower footpegs, luggage, ride.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/BusaReadyForTrip.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
Has anyone done the ECU flashing? Wondering if...

Has anyone done the ECU flashing? Wondering if the e.g. $180 for the boost by smith interface is worth it. I'd mainly be interesting in removing the timing retard in lower gears and maybe a few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 807,808
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, some of you folks really pack a lot of stuff...

Wow, some of you folks really pack a lot of stuff on the back of your bikes!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 415,826
Posted By Skowinski
I have unfortunately been silly enough to get...

I have unfortunately been silly enough to get myself into those kinds of places, more than once... :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,269
Posted By Skowinski
Marquez crashes hard in practice, and comes back...

Marquez crashes hard in practice, and comes back to qualify first, with a new track record. He is riding a wave now, a big wave that none of the other guys can catch it seems.
Forum: Racing 07-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,269
Posted By Skowinski
It would appear that Marquez continues to be able...

It would appear that Marquez continues to be able to crash hard, get up, and go fast again...
Forum: Racing 07-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,269
Posted By Skowinski
I just can't stop myself hoping the old dog Rossi...

I just can't stop myself hoping the old dog Rossi takes the top spot. The more he races and continues to do well the more I'm a fan.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
Braided SS lines are next on my list for sure....

Braided SS lines are next on my list for sure. :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 362,832
Posted By Skowinski
Oh yeah, that captures it, out there, way out...

Oh yeah, that captures it, out there, way out there. I wanna go!
Forum: Racing 07-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,269
Posted By Skowinski
I'd settle for a pay cut to $1M Euros a year!...

I'd settle for a pay cut to $1M Euros a year! :lol3

Seriously, I would, but seriously, Lorenzo is far from done and going downhill. I think he is in some sort of slump now, but I expect him at...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 266,857
Posted By Skowinski
I though he already decided that... :evil

I though he already decided that... :evil
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 266,857
Posted By Skowinski
Doohan, always struck me he had a unique, and...

Doohan, always struck me he had a unique, and perhaps odd, style.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
Love the color!

Love the color!
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
Agreed on the suspension upgrades vs more power....

Agreed on the suspension upgrades vs more power. It's usually always better to go after better suspension and handling first. That being said, too much power is just enough. :nod

Front brakes - I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Nice! Where did the skid plate come from?

Nice! Where did the skid plate come from?
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
I have a Pegaso, and also a KLR650. The KLR is a...

I have a Pegaso, and also a KLR650. The KLR is a heavy underpowered pig, has flaccid suspension, and steers like a runaway watermelon truck with a flat tire in loose sand or gravel. But, it's a way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
I'm not sure I can say much about off-road...

I'm not sure I can say much about off-road capabilities, aside from gravel roads, which the pegaso does just fine on. It is a heavy bike and certainly doesn't have "dirt bike" suspension. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
I've thought about some performance upgrades for...

I've thought about some performance upgrades for my Hayabusa, but then I stop and realize the damn thing is stupidly fast just like it is. :lol3
Forum: Racing 06-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,911
Posted By Skowinski
I'm kinda puzzled by Crutchlow's complaining, it...

I'm kinda puzzled by Crutchlow's complaining, it is clear enough to the rest of the world what he was climbing onto with the Ducati deal. He had to know better than most of us what he was getting...
Forum: Racing 06-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,911
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, for once Marquez is not at the front right...

Wow, for once Marquez is not at the front right from the start of free practices... wonder how long that will last, probably until FP3. :lol2
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
I read that for 2001 and up models in the first 2...

I read that for 2001 and up models in the first 2 or 3 gears the ignition timing is changed a bit to soften the power delivery. The TRE modifications you may have heard about (a cheap, simple unit...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
That's odd, a friend has a 2000 model, my...

That's odd, a friend has a 2000 model, my understanding is they were the same as the unrestricted 99. I rode it and didn't notice much difference in the power/throttle response compared to my 04. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By Skowinski
I bought a used Mofset RR from a low mileage 08...

I bought a used Mofset RR from a low mileage 08 Honda CBR600 off Ebay for $40, and along with a $40 wiring kit (nice waterproof connectors) from Eastern Beaver did the RR upgrade on my Aprilia...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 62,499
Posted By Skowinski
That's a beautiful 99, always loved that color...

That's a beautiful 99, always loved that color scheme. :freaky
Forum: Racing 06-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,911
Posted By Skowinski
Marquez is a juggernaut, but I'm still hoping to...

Marquez is a juggernaut, but I'm still hoping to see Rossi pull the rabbit out of the hat. It's a tough one for him to pull off with MM and Jorge out there (assuming JL is still on form, holee sheeit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 552,295
Posted By Skowinski
That's tomato sauce you fool. :fishie :D

That's tomato sauce you fool. :fishie

:D
Forum: Racing 06-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,760
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, watched the MotoGP race last night. That...

Wow, watched the MotoGP race last night. That was a real war between Lorenzo and Marquez! Great so see someone really challenging Marquez.

From the MotoGP website, quoting Marquez:

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Regulator/Rectifier upgrade completed. The new...

Regulator/Rectifier upgrade completed. The new Eastern Beaver 3-wire connector took quite a bit of force to snap together, but checks out ok on continuity through the wires, so I guess it's alright....
Forum: Racing 05-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,760
Posted By Skowinski
What's up with Pedrosa, is his arm still a...

What's up with Pedrosa, is his arm still a problem?
Forum: Racing 05-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,760
Posted By Skowinski
^^^ Looks like he's lost control of that Honda......

^^^ Looks like he's lost control of that Honda... :lol2
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Skowinski
I also had a DOHC CB750F, around the late 70's as...

I also had a DOHC CB750F, around the late 70's as I recall, it was silver. Always loved the styling of these 750/900/1100 Honda's.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
:thumb Good to know, that goes in my notes. I...

:thumb Good to know, that goes in my notes. I wonder about these All Balls bearing kits, where do they source their bearings.... it's an easy way to get what you need though.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Hey Stisma, is this BRG 30205M the part number...

Hey Stisma, is this BRG 30205M the part number for Timkin wheel bearings that is a direct replacement for the Pegaso steering head bearings, same dimensions?
Forum: Racing 05-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,760
Posted By Skowinski
http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Mugello+racing+...

http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Mugello+racing+numbers+ahead+of+sixth+round
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Got all the wiring done for the RR upgrade. ...

Got all the wiring done for the RR upgrade. Shown is the new FH008 unit with Eastern Beaver connectors installed on the wires. The red/green output goes to the red/black generic Eastern Beaver...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Hmmm... well I'll see when I get in there. That...

Hmmm... well I'll see when I get in there. That would be a nice surprise!
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Well well, that's rather mysterious... :lurk ...

Well well, that's rather mysterious... :lurk

Lately I'd noticed the steering felt "heavy" on my Pegaso, like it was trying to hang up a bit when turning from straight ahead. Got the front wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 156,146
Posted By Skowinski
Who's the lucky new owner?

Who's the lucky new owner?
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,760
Posted By Skowinski
I'll be the first: 1 - Rossi 2 -...

I'll be the first:

1 - Rossi
2 - Pedrosa
3 - Marquez
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7 - Lorenzo
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