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Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,057
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I did the MN 300 with shinko 705's and got my azz...

I did the MN 300 with shinko 705's and got my azz kicked. I'm hoping the big blocks keep me off the ground a whole lot more!

Looks like a ton of fun and hope I can join you this season.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,057
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Looks like a lot of fun! Maybe my wee with big...

Looks like a lot of fun! Maybe my wee with big blocks can handle this?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-07-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19,365
Views: 774,602
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Velcome yo!

Velcome yo!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19,365
Views: 774,602
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I just farted and it felt really good!

I just farted and it felt really good!
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Im no electrician but with my gerbing at full...

Im no electrician but with my gerbing at full power I'm still charging at 14.1 v so I think with all your gear on it should still charge at 13.5 v or better.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Look in your area for a beginner track school and...

Look in your area for a beginner track school and your issues will be mostly solved. Look at your tube videos or get dvd on technical riding. For me a track day is the best way to hone my skills...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
There is a front on ebay now for $445

There is a front on ebay now for $445
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Scored a complete rear wheel tonight for the wee...

Scored a complete rear wheel tonight for the wee $220. Not bad I suppose. I'm thinking of selling the bandit and just keep the wee for all my commuting and trips but thought I might want to just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Yeah unless you have a fuel processor the two...

Yeah unless you have a fuel processor the two could cause a lean condition. Are you sure there is not a fuel processor on it? Most folks that put high flow air filters in combo with exhaust would...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Yes there is and I have the kit from metric metal...

Yes there is and I have the kit from metric metal and need to do my valves soon. I kinda messed up my v strom a bit and waiting on parts to make it road worthy again then off to do the bandit...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I have a yosh pipe and get decel pop a bit. The...

I have a yosh pipe and get decel pop a bit. The only way around it is to put a restrictor in the pipe to get some back pressure.

Are you talking something like piston slap or valve clatter/ping? ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Run 87 and I say no more, less is probably better...

Run 87 and I say no more, less is probably better for mpg. More oct. will probably decrease your mpg. Understanding octain is important to debunking gas fairy tales. Lower oct. burns faster for a...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Beer at the end of the trail like everyone else. ...

Beer at the end of the trail like everyone else. I did get beer but my ride was cut short and I had to depend on pain killers in the bottle and can variety.
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
My fill up today was 49 mpg but the only time I...

My fill up today was 49 mpg but the only time I have gotten 55 was on Colorado gas 85 oct. But who cares about mpg when yer having fun! Love my bandit!
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
The bike is OK, no broken plastic or dents to...

The bike is OK, no broken plastic or dents to speak of. The only damage was the right mirror broke off at the stem, the clamp to the front brake just barely stayed on, and the left hand guard broke...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Advice taken

Advice taken
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 06:54 PM
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Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
advice taken

advice taken
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I read through many of the reviews here to help...

I read through many of the reviews here to help make a decision. It is my fault and I thought the would preform better at least on gravel. I took my bandit out on gravel for 160 miles last year...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
What an unbroken shin looks like when you hit it...

What an unbroken shin looks like when you hit it on a wee strom gas tank during a fall. BTW, shinko tires suck in the wet and mud/muck!
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Yeah, here in the US after 2011 I believe all...

Yeah, here in the US after 2011 I believe all motors were black again.
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
tried the shinkos in dirt, mud, sand this...

tried the shinkos in dirt, mud, sand this weekend. THEY ABSOLUTELY SUCK! The MN 300 ride this weekend was absolutely treacherous with these tires on. We had combinations of gravel, sand, deep...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Keeping dry and awainting the trailer to go to MN...

Keeping dry and awainting the trailer to go to MN 300
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Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
LOL, thanks!

LOL, thanks!
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 02:47 AM
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Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
The tire would spit up gravel, stuff, whatever...

The tire would spit up gravel, stuff, whatever onto my givi trunk lock and it would get stuck or I just would not be able to get the key in till I knocked or blew the grit out of the lock mechanism. ...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,522
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Just put on a set on the wee so we shall see. ...

Just put on a set on the wee so we shall see. Gonna do the MN 300 this weekend so that will be a good test.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Wish I could go back today! I believe this is...

Wish I could go back today! I believe this is just east of east of the WA border with Idaho on the columbia river....
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Determination face

Determination face
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 02:10 PM
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Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Thanks I'll look into that

Thanks I'll look into that
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Determination! ...

Determination!
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Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Hoping the touratec bar brace might absorb up a...

Hoping the touratec bar brace might absorb up a tad more vibration. Not sure why they gave me three different lengths of bolts but I'll live with that for now.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I don't want to go...

I don't want to go there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Stock yes but I got mods. Who does not do mods?

Stock yes but I got mods. Who does not do mods?
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
No so on the bandit as it is just about as...

No so on the bandit as it is just about as upright as the wee.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
No I don't. I put a set of shinko 705's on this...

No I don't. I put a set of shinko 705's on this week since the tires on the bike were 5 yrs old and beginning to dry rot. Next weekend is the Minnesota 300. That should be fun.

I did find a...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
No just my thumb, pointy finger and middle finger...

No just my thumb, pointy finger and middle finger on both hands.

I have been thinking that it may not be a vibration issue but maybe a wrist or bar position issue. I need to compare the bends...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
Yes. I have grip puppies on, vista cruise, crap...

Yes. I have grip puppies on, vista cruise, crap buster, olympia gel pad palm gloves, and 2" risers with 2" pullback. Not much else I can do cept change bars completely.

I don't have this issue...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,913
Views: 745,708
Posted By frostbitevinnie
So I have had bad issues with my hands going numb...

So I have had bad issues with my hands going numb on my wee. First I thought it might be due to my left fork leaking and causing some weird vibration or uneven suspension. Got new seals installed...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 74,903
Posted By frostbitevinnie
FYI, I got an email stating that Don is going...

FYI, I got an email stating that Don is going through kemo therapy and all orders will be delayed.
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,407
Posted By frostbitevinnie
I use a bike jack. It can be tippy and I do use...

I use a bike jack. It can be tippy and I do use a heavy log that I put in my trunk to keep it somewhat stable. I also helps a lot to tie down the bandit to the jack itself.

Yes, you can take...
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