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Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
Works takes a XR250 shock and puts on a stiffer...

Works takes a XR250 shock and puts on a stiffer spring, the typical one I think is 800 pounds/inch and a better one for heavy riding with luggage is 1200 pounds/inch keeping in mind the pro link...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By fast*st
I'm not sure if Utah does, but other states allow...

I'm not sure if Utah does, but other states allow in your case, where your traveling vehicle has expired, to transfer your registration to another vehicle until you can get back home to complete the...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,372
Posted By fast*st
naww, get one of those 600+cc scooters or a PC800...

naww, get one of those 600+cc scooters or a PC800 if you get a PC, you can get a job hauling freight and cargo after school.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By fast*st
Sounds rather interesting! Not sure what'll be...

Sounds rather interesting! Not sure what'll be left after great woods.
Forum: Australia 05-23-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 558,374
Posted By fast*st
You might want to give IMS a call, even if the...

You might want to give IMS a call, even if the tank isn't brand new, I called them when a dealer sold me a 250 tank for a 500, IMS not only swapped the tank but shipped me a red one instead of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By fast*st
Some good epoxy will fill in the grooves in the...

Some good epoxy will fill in the grooves in the cover to smooth it out some, not sure why the shaft has stepped out, something internal has let it come free.
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 97,179
Posted By fast*st
Heya Mark, awesome looking product, tempted with...

Heya Mark, awesome looking product, tempted with one for my NX650 but had a question with your waterjet pictures. Having fiddled with a 'plasmacam' there is a multipart layout called 'best fit'...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By fast*st
new boots look great but don't let the old ones...

new boots look great but don't let the old ones get too far away!
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,042
Posted By fast*st
I have a Plumb camp axe, 24 inch if I recall,...

I have a Plumb camp axe, 24 inch if I recall, same length as my tent, friend made me up a leather scabbard, It was a few dollars at a sale and slathered in 20 coats of red paint. I don't have much...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By fast*st
new product? Skully Helmets

So got a note from a road race friend of mine on this company,
www.SKULLYHELMETS.com (http://skullyhelmets.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=bc1d6c276527db0df1053fc13&id=ffbfa55fae&e=f690b770b1) ...
Forum: Face plant 05-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,259
Posted By fast*st
I bet it was the hyper inertia that caused the...

I bet it was the hyper inertia that caused the bike to travel in the wrong direction!

Glad you're okay, but even still chicks dig scars.
Forum: Face plant 05-14-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,264
Posted By fast*st
It is dual sporty, hop curb, go for grass, detach...

It is dual sporty, hop curb, go for grass, detach left side truck mirror and beat driver with it :-)

Welcome to the fun world of riding, I get an average of 1 idiot incursion per day, what you...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,081
Posted By fast*st
If at all possible and on the bike I'll slide...

If at all possible and on the bike I'll slide over at least to the slow lane and give a little horn in advance, give a thumps up/down and if not a thumbs up reply I'll pull it over unless there's a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
I ran the Dunlop D606 tires, decent life of about...

I ran the Dunlop D606 tires, decent life of about 10,000 miles, they cost a couple mpg's but felt good onroad and off, hard street cornering felt a little wiggly but the grip never failed. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
A trailside check might work. first charge...

A trailside check might work.

first charge your battery and make sure its good, also if your starter is wonky it might draw a good battery two low to get a good spark.

charge and check...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,727,848
Posted By fast*st
I was on the ST1100 somewhere in San Josey CA,...

I was on the ST1100 somewhere in San Josey CA, still loaded with camping gear, just came back from a trip to Colorado but feeling great. Almost to my home base when living out there, lanesplit and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
In the name of safety, around here the local...

In the name of safety, around here the local police departments have a free gun lock, cable padlock give away. Has about a 12 inch padlock, what could be more safe!
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,406
Posted By fast*st
I used much the same, I found 2 small double...

I used much the same, I found 2 small double sheave pulleys to get a 4:1 ma. I also had a really nice and sharp plumb camp axe for making an improvised ground anchor, An additional sheave could be...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,657
Posted By fast*st
Yeeow! glad you're upright and just sore. ...

Yeeow! glad you're upright and just sore.

The road measures out its own punishment.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By fast*st
Any chance your airfilter got waterlogged? check...

Any chance your airfilter got waterlogged? check for moisture under your plug boots?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By fast*st
Glad you're okay with nothing broken!! I have a...

Glad you're okay with nothing broken!! I have a pair of Moose racing ATV boots with the regular vibram sole, they work very well for sporting and walking alike, not too expensive but I like them. ...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,060
Posted By fast*st
Indeed, RIP to the rider and thanks for the...

Indeed, RIP to the rider and thanks for the reminders, keep on your toes!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,354
Posted By fast*st
Well, maybe not the biggest thing to ride over...

Well, maybe not the biggest thing to ride over but through, up on the Dalton and I got trapped on the ST1100, running about 45-50 and I swerved around a 5 gallon pothole only to end up hammering the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,727,848
Posted By fast*st
Stopped to fill up in western PA a couple months...

Stopped to fill up in western PA a couple months back, usual hi viz stitch and snazzy helmet.. A big guy who should know better asks "Do you wear that to ride a motorcycle? " Laughed and answered,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,201
Posted By fast*st
What would you end up the other way round?...

What would you end up the other way round? Motorcycle kicking cage ass... BMW Isetta?
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,162
Posted By fast*st
Dave Dodge is happily still in business, the...

Dave Dodge is happily still in business, the sabmag faq still has the drill -n- tap oil mod and it should have Dr Dodge's contact info, drp123 at mindspring com comes to mind. I have a V65 Sabre in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-31-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,968
Posted By fast*st
Well, if you like the bells and whistles, then...

Well, if you like the bells and whistles, then glance over to an older aviation unit, they are generally a lot more configurable as to the data displayed on the main screen.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-31-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,107
Posted By fast*st
Hmm, so that link says that it won't work for a...

Hmm, so that link says that it won't work for a 2610 but your experiment showed that you had success in doing that?
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
I bought plastics for mine in 2008 and I think...

I bought plastics for mine in 2008 and I think one side was the last one in the US from dealer inventory.

Other bits came from Germany/Australia/Japan where they are a lot more available.

ebay...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 880,570
Posted By fast*st
Nixie sat for an entire month this winter without...

Nixie sat for an entire month this winter without being ridden, how awful! Of course I had to move snow that was packed and 3 feet deep to get it away from the barn but still it was a good day for a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,582
Posted By fast*st
I'm trying to remember if I remember that! SMR...

I'm trying to remember if I remember that! SMR was a blast, lots of new faces and the first incarnation of stupidly bright lights. :) Pete knows a lot about wing carbs, feed them gas and the open...
Forum: Canada 09-22-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 75,567
Posted By fast*st
I'll have to doubledown on this suggestion, I'd...

I'll have to doubledown on this suggestion, I'd love to give Newfoundland a month of its own, I did the loop from Baie Comeau up and around through Goose and back down along the coast to Newfoundland...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 746,481
Posted By fast*st
Got it, send scarysharkface a bear and some...

Got it, send scarysharkface a bear and some bacon!


Do want to do the translab again, I got down to the 16km gap last time but the workers had just finished setting about 1000 pounds of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,582
Posted By fast*st
Sounds like the old texas joke, used to take four...

Sounds like the old texas joke, used to take four days to drive across the ranch back home... Yeah, I had a pickup truck like that too.. :)


Looking forward to the next time we cross paths...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 746,481
Posted By fast*st
Now, hmm, cooking that while traveling through...

Now, hmm, cooking that while traveling through Labrador, likely get eaten by fookin bears! I like the idea though! Need more wood for a centerstand.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 746,481
Posted By fast*st
Packing up camp, broken sidestand? use a 2x4 spot...

Packing up camp, broken sidestand? use a 2x4 spot tracker lashed to the fuel bladders.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-21-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,640
Views: 253,093
Posted By fast*st
Woo, six degrees above snow at 7am, hmm! keep...

Woo, six degrees above snow at 7am, hmm! keep pushing till the salt arrives.

Maybe getting time to dust off the electrics.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,508
Posted By fast*st
Another path to follow is to monitor the CB freq...

Another path to follow is to monitor the CB freq when hammering on the slabs, should be 19 east/west and sometimes 15 north/south. I've found I can get an 80 mile advanced warning on any stationary...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,727,848
Posted By fast*st
Pulled up next to a young lad on a sporty bike,...

Pulled up next to a young lad on a sporty bike, GSXR, 3/4 helmet, tshirt, shorts, sneakers with no socks, 94F out. Me on NX650 full hi-viz stitch, Held gloves, boots, full face.

Gixxerboy asks,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,582
Posted By fast*st
Buy bearings and seals ahead of time... now...

Buy bearings and seals ahead of time... now that's just crazy talkin!
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