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Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,956,712
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Any change of getting a night shot of the...

Any change of getting a night shot of the projection?



THANKS! :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,956,712
Posted By Tripl Nikl
http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#led-he...

http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#led-headlight

Has anyone bought and run the LED headlight from ProCycle? I tried a search but didn't find any comments/hits on it yet.

How is it...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,481
Posted By Tripl Nikl
That is SWEET! :eek1

That is SWEET! :eek1
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,626
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Okay, don't do it. Seriously, don't. Other than...

Okay, don't do it. Seriously, don't. Other than being able to say you did it, all you'll get is a bunch of ass blisters and worn out tires from that run.
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,817
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Hi Max, If you can go to Canada, heading...

Hi Max,

If you can go to Canada, heading north and then coming south is really nice. Basically ride from Seattle towards Vancouver, BC, then to Whistler, then to Jasper, then to Banff will...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,694
Posted By Tripl Nikl
You're asking for hassles. Just pack it unloaded...

You're asking for hassles. Just pack it unloaded in a case and call it a day.

Since your screen name is TheSurvivalist, I'm guessing you won't take this advice that's even better: Don't travel...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Extra prickly. :lol3

Extra prickly. :lol3
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Tripl Nikl
DoS can be downright anti-customer service. I...

DoS can be downright anti-customer service. I can tell you that senior Government officials get the finger as fast as Joe off the Street, if that helps. I once had a VIP (in his own mind, anyway)...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Tripl Nikl
The DoS trains and authorizes the agents to do...

The DoS trains and authorizes the agents to do the task. They do track errors from an office and agent. A pattern of errors will get attention. Intermittent errors are harder to catch.

Didn't...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Tripl Nikl
In bound, USPS receives additional screening. It...

In bound, USPS receives additional screening. It adds a week of processing time on average compared to UPS, FEDEX, etc.. A day late and a dollar short, I know. But at least you know now and maybe...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Tripl Nikl
A passport needs a "certified birth record" that...

A passport needs a "certified birth record" that includes the authorized seal of the registrar's office (raised imprint). By "true copy," I believe they were asking for a notarized copy of the...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,022
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Rit dye should work for anything that you can fit...

Rit dye should work for anything that you can fit in the pot of water.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,188
Posted By Tripl Nikl
FWIW, I ran two bullets up front for 10-months...

FWIW, I ran two bullets up front for 10-months before one gave out. True to their word, BikeVis sent out a replacement sent--no hassle at all. I'd call that good customer service.

I've been...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,097
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Pending the OP coming in and saying he got...

Pending the OP coming in and saying he got jacked, it would *seem* that a person that bought via a auction did it 1) with good intent and 2) that the previous owner had been compensated. Without...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I think I've seen you at the intersection of 104...

I think I've seen you at the intersection of 104 and 19 (where the main road out of PT Ts into what most think is 101 on the way to the bridge). I thought "man, that guy--and his passenger--are nuts...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,864
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Jet Hot (as mentioned above) and Performance...

Jet Hot (as mentioned above) and Performance Coatings (http://www.performancecoatings.com/index2.html) have both done good work for me.

FWIW, I first heard about PC on a BMW forum...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By Tripl Nikl
My WRX is almost 11-years old and has 130K+ on...

My WRX is almost 11-years old and has 130K+ on it. It's been sucking force fed air through a K&N for almost all of those miles.

People will swear that a K&N will kill a motor--and that's fine....
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 266,387
Posted By Tripl Nikl
http://www.trbimg.com/img-5277dfd3/turbine/la-fi-m...

http://www.trbimg.com/img-5277dfd3/turbine/la-fi-mo-autos-harley-davidson-street-500-stre-001/600

I'm surprised that H-D didn't spin up a side-brand that would serve as a feeder to their big...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 207,594
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I'm lucky that my DR650 is fairly new and that...

I'm lucky that my DR650 is fairly new and that I've got time to wait. CB1100s, NineT, some correctly priced standard will find its way into my driveway one of these days.

In the meantime... The...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,579
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I get it too. I'm on a stocker and that's one of...

I get it too. I'm on a stocker and that's one of the reasons I wanna ditch the stock seat.

I wonder if gel--like the Procycle seat has as an option--would help with this?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,579
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Has anyone put eyes on a Procycle seat compared...

Has anyone put eyes on a Procycle seat compared to a Seat Concepts?

I'm leaning towards the SC because it has a tall option and because I've never seen a bad review. However, if there's minimal...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I sent an email regarding Snow Creek. How does...

I sent an email regarding Snow Creek. How does tomorrow (Sunday) sound? Maybe with a goal of getting to Seven Cedars for lunch? I've been meaning to get out to the Oly National Park visitors...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I don't think we have anything set in stone for...

I don't think we have anything set in stone for Saturday. I think it'd be fun to check out Snow Creek. It's not a hard ride and my favorite way to get in/out of Sequim. I think you'll dig it once...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Western Washington ride thread

This is a test post for a Western Washington specific ride thread.

[insert Under Construction banner here]
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Welcome! The DRZ vs DR is a classic back...

Welcome!

The DRZ vs DR is a classic back and forth.

For me, I wanted a all arounder and went with the DR650.

For someone wanting something more dirt-oriented, the DRZ starts to shine.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,981
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I voted with my wallet: DR650. It's a great all...

I voted with my wallet: DR650. It's a great all arounder.

I do plan on going with a 19" front tire and I need to deal with the suspension and seat. Other than that? It's good to go for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 685,453
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Kudos to Honda's engineers for beaning the PR...

Kudos to Honda's engineers for beaning the PR about the head in an effort to NOT be obsessed with the 0-60 number. Honestly I think a lot of vehicles would be better daily drivers/riders if they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 43,192
Posted By Tripl Nikl
What? No one has posted a CHiPs bike yet?!?! ...

What? No one has posted a CHiPs bike yet?!?!

http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/images/reviews/190/1212462808_1.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3497/4027943191_cd76f4982a.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Has this already been posted? ...

Has this already been posted?

http://rideapart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Yamaha-FZ-09-1-770x541.jpg

http://rideapart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Yamaha-FZ-09-2-770x540.jpg

Found...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,575
Posted By Tripl Nikl
WOW! ME LIKEY!! Quick get more beer and...

WOW! ME LIKEY!!

Quick get more beer and post more pics! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Other than the blurple wheels and the need for a...

Other than the blurple wheels and the need for a FEK, there's nothing that I don't like about that bike. I've been drooling over a CB1100 lately (a lot!), but I'm thinking that the overall value is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
So, you want a Versys? That's basically a retuned...

So, you want a Versys? That's basically a retuned Ninja with a suspension lift.

Ninja:
http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2012models/2012-Kawasaki-Ninja650b-small.jpg
Versys:...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I don't think they care. Unless it effects sales,...

I don't think they care. Unless it effects sales, the ease of manufacture and packaging is just too much for them to resist. Remember, the customer always defines value and anything that is added to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
What looks like four screws/bolts between the...

What looks like four screws/bolts between the turnsignals probably suggests that a bikini fairing will be out about 10-minutes after these go on sale.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,853
Posted By Tripl Nikl
E-Grom type bike! :D The electric...

E-Grom type bike! :D

The electric drivetrain wouldn't be a detriment for that bike's niche. And if one wanted to spitball ideas, having some kind of selectable power consumption option would be...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,040
Posted By Tripl Nikl
Interesting. Thanks to Google I found this video...

Interesting. Thanks to Google I found this video of that bike in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3VVVHk5_xM
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 576,954
Posted By Tripl Nikl
http://blog.derestricted.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://blog.derestricted.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/kawasaki_showbike_z1_classic_04.jpg

Oh my! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 685,453
Posted By Tripl Nikl
There are aftermarket seats available for cars. ...

There are aftermarket seats available for cars. And it's quite possible for a decent upholstery shop to modify a stock seat. Sort'a like motorcycles.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 93,757
Posted By Tripl Nikl
I like hot the California in white looks like a...

I like hot the California in white looks like a old school police bike. I wonder if that would help people "see a police bike" on the road versus "not noticing a cruiser"? :evil
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Tripl Nikl
The plastic looks faded. And that...

The plastic looks faded.

And that BMW-style KLR rondelle is pretty funny.

Looking for a better image I found this, on a Kawi! :lol3
...
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