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Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,014
Posted By ag_streak
Simply. Frigging. Awesome! ...

Simply.

Frigging.

Awesome!


You have a very lucky son! Well done! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,005
Posted By ag_streak
Style-wise, I love Mcmann's FZ-09, I love the...

Style-wise, I love Mcmann's FZ-09, I love the Multistrada, I love the Versys, I love the FZ-6, but that thing is hideous! :huh
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,242
Posted By ag_streak
+1 on the SW-Motechs. They come up nice and high...

+1 on the SW-Motechs. They come up nice and high on the sides, protecting the tank. :freaky

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8379/8497074194_b1f04d4fe8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dWRJ8d)
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By ag_streak
I would add checking the steering stops... good...

I would add checking the steering stops... good luck! The YZF600, or Thundercat as it is known some places, is a great bike! :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,694
Posted By ag_streak
I've got 9000 miles on my '13 Tiger 800 Roadie,...

I've got 9000 miles on my '13 Tiger 800 Roadie, and the only quality/reliability issue at all was the turn signal stalks.

After three of them broke from vibration, I found out there was a...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,653
Posted By ag_streak
Semper Fi, Marine! :freaky (me = F4 Phantom...

Semper Fi, Marine! :freaky

(me = F4 Phantom electrical systems tech., 1980 - 1983, 3rd MAW)


I have owned both of those bikes, and currently have a first-gen FZ1 for sale. They really couldn't...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By ag_streak
I think what maddiedog was asking about was a...

I think what maddiedog was asking about was a rack to mount on top of the case to strap stuff to. Not a mounting rack for the case.

Here's another idea... stainless or plastic cabinet/drawer...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By ag_streak
A lightweight trailer behind 'Menace's hack would...

A lightweight trailer behind 'Menace's hack would be a good way to carry those 16' tipi poles!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7303378&postcount=1
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By ag_streak
This thread resonates strongly with my long-held...

This thread resonates strongly with my long-held desire to devise and build the correct apparatus to pull a canoe with my bike... :deal :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By ag_streak
Got a motorcycle recycler (junkyard) near you? Or...

Got a motorcycle recycler (junkyard) near you? Or one of those old shops that has piles of dusty old parts lying all over?

I picked up this unknown, unidentified chrome rack years and years ago...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,535
Posted By ag_streak
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/14624808784_a5...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/14624808784_a548d9a732_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ohkY8A) https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3918/14440514917_0d8dafddea.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o14pZ8)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-03-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,924
Views: 445,059
Posted By ag_streak
Gentlemen (and Wankers), I'm selling both my 2004...

Gentlemen (and Wankers), I'm selling both my 2004 Yamaha FZ1 and my 2007 Sportster sidecar rig and would appreciate any referrals. Both can be found in the adv Flea Market and the Tampa Craigslist....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By ag_streak
Hey Fred, where abouts is this road from 'Pig Pen...

Hey Fred, where abouts is this road from 'Pig Pen Saloon to Pipeline Rd' of which you speak?

Thanks in advance! :freaky
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-30-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By ag_streak
I've ridden from Miami back to St. Pete a couple...

I've ridden from Miami back to St. Pete a couple times. 27 up the lake is pretty straight and boring. You can go west on 75 a couple exits before heading north, and come through LaBelle instead, or...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 126,645
Posted By ag_streak
Neat bike, thanks, but no...:freaky

Neat bike, thanks, but no...:freaky
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-29-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 126,645
Posted By ag_streak
Selling three of my bikes...

... here's two of them...

2004 Yamaha FZ1
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996832
I just bought a 2007 Suzuki SV650 yesterday, so I'm motivated to sell it. Willing to let it go for a...
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,344
Views: 562,803
Posted By ag_streak
My Sportster rig for sale in Florida

Well, folks, I'm putting my Sportster rig up for sale to replace it with a more multi-surface oriented rig,,,

I'm flexible on the price, and would love to see her go to a good home... :freaky...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 126,645
Posted By ag_streak
http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr350.html#wheels...

http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr350.html#wheels :deal

Not the cheap option, tho...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-13-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
Sorry, the track photographer wasn't there that...

Sorry, the track photographer wasn't there that day. This is all I got...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/HF3CYuTWrmo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-10-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
Awesome! :freaky ...

Awesome! :freaky

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24351542&postcount=447
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 107,870
Posted By ag_streak
FZ1 on a Track Day

Last week, I did my first track day ever (at age 53) at Jennings, FL, on a stock 2004 FZ1 with almost new Bridgestone BT-023s! :freaky

I hear that Jennings is the only motorcycle-only track in the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,451
Posted By ag_streak
I'd recommend the newer '08. There were other...

I'd recommend the newer '08. There were other upgrades beside the fairing, including the swingarm, and much better brakes. I'm not sure what else...

Airflow and buffeting is a subjective...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-01-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By ag_streak
Oh man! Please don't do any riding in the woods...

Oh man! Please don't do any riding in the woods by yourself!! DAMHIK! :cry :deal
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-01-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 126,645
Posted By ag_streak
Wow Bruce! Sounds awesome. Where you moving to?...

Wow Bruce! Sounds awesome. Where you moving to? You bought lakefront property/house? :ear

I'm looking to bug out to the north Georgia mountains myself.

Good luck with the toy...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-01-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
Oh come on, Larry. :evil You know more about risk...

Oh come on, Larry. :evil You know more about risk than the average person. There are two main components of risk: probability of occurrence and consequences of occurrence. Both of which are lower on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-31-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
A ten year old FZ-1. She has fresh Bridgestone...

A ten year old FZ-1. She has fresh Bridgestone BT-023s. I removed the luggage rack and center stand, put the stock screen back on, and taped up all the shatter-ables. David at Eurocycles said there's...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
Yikes! My leathers are cheapo two-piece...

Yikes! My leathers are cheapo two-piece perforated Fieldsheers that barely fit!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-30-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
I'm doing the Eurocycles track day at Jennings GP...

I'm doing the Eurocycles track day at Jennings GP Monday! Woo-hoo! :clap :freaky

(my first time on a track!) :eek1
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-30-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,211
Posted By ag_streak
You fookin' bike snob! :freaky

You fookin' bike snob! :freaky
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,804
Posted By ag_streak
From the south end of Wayah Road, make your way...

From the south end of Wayah Road, make your way southwest towards Suches and Dahlonega. A couple of my favorites are 60 from Blue Ridge to Dahlonega, Wolf Pen Gap Road (180), and "the little...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By ag_streak
Hey gtludwig, welcome to the madness! :freaky ...

Hey gtludwig, welcome to the madness! :freaky

I believe raising the seat height is a lot easier than you think!

The DL1000 seat is a direct replacement. You can probably find a V-strom owner...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
The Suzukis were representin' yesterday!! :deal

The Suzukis were representin' yesterday!! :deal
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 27,213
Posted By ag_streak
Indeed! It's always a good ride when you discover...

Indeed! It's always a good ride when you discover something new! :clap Thanks Swampy, and I SWEAR I won't tell anyone!

The Save of the Day award goes to quattroman, when he overcooked a left...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,770
Posted By ag_streak
Nope. Moves up and down with the threaded...

Nope. Moves up and down with the threaded adjuster rods just like normal...

The black spacer in the center is hard plastic. I need to replace it with a softer rubber to avoid stress on the screen...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,770
Posted By ag_streak
Windscreen Brace

I didn't like the deflection I could see in the Triumph tall touring screen, and that picture in this thread of the broken aluminum lower bracket scared me, so I bent up this brace, which required a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 107,870
Posted By ag_streak
5 gallon tank, about 42 mpg on my last tank,...

5 gallon tank, about 42 mpg on my last tank, usually fill up with .75 to go, so 4.25 x 42 = 178 miles.

I think I pushed 190 miles a couple of times. 160 is more typical. YMMV! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 107,870
Posted By ag_streak
Glad to see you "back in the fray" on a skunk! ...

Glad to see you "back in the fray" on a skunk! :freaky

http://yamahafz1oa.com/forum/showthread.php?t=132654
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10,865
Views: 2,324,103
Posted By ag_streak
The DR650 is one of the best all-around bikes on...

The DR650 is one of the best all-around bikes on the planet, but since I always trailer up to the riding area, I didn't need the good road ability of the DR. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10,865
Views: 2,324,103
Posted By ag_streak
Woo-hoo!

Just brought her home this afternoon. Brand spankin' new 2014! :freaky

Sold a DR650 which was my main trail riding bike. It outweighed the KLX by what, almost 100 pounds? :deal
...
Forum: Alaska 04-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,687
Posted By ag_streak
Hey USCGC130! It was a pleasure and an honor to...

Hey USCGC130! It was a pleasure and an honor to meet you, and I wish you many happy miles and years with the DR. :clap

Please post some pictures of "my" old bike from Alaska! I can't wait...
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