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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 394,045
Posted By Mikehusa
Im sure it hurt but rodie bicyclist seem to be...

Im sure it hurt but rodie bicyclist seem to be drama queens. Ride that fucker home, dont call your mom to come get you.............
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Mikehusa
PA to AZ, room to haul a bike

Im driving my pickup from Central PA to Phoenix AZ the first week in April to ride with some friends and haul back a couple of motorcycles. I will be empty on the ride out west and will haul a...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 188,817
Posted By Mikehusa
Just awesome!

Just awesome!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 645,174
Posted By Mikehusa
Great video, cool to see a Tiger ridden as it...

Great video, cool to see a Tiger ridden as it should be. More proof that a 800XC is very capable off road in the right hands.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,600
Views: 3,558,743
Posted By Mikehusa
This....by far, calls to me. I think this is...

This....by far, calls to me. I think this is about perfect. Just wondering how it would be over bumps since the foot pegs aer mounted to the swing arm.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
I do both

I do both
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
Thats impressive. Luckily I use my motion pro...

Thats impressive. Luckily I use my motion pro bead breaker/levers, it takes under a minute to break any bead so far. They cost me a little over $40 and are also levers, so for 20 more than a pair of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
Its safe to say that i have spooned hundreds of...

Its safe to say that i have spooned hundreds of tires over the last 28 years. Street bikes, quads, dirt bikes ect. Its hard for me to wrap my head around breaking the bead on a 150/17 K60 with just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,044
Views: 2,262,912
Posted By Mikehusa
I guess the cases wear a lot quicker than the...

I guess the cases wear a lot quicker than the "original" tires.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-01-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
Thanks for the cool tip. It was a bear the first...

Thanks for the cool tip. It was a bear the first time i had to break the bead on a K60. Ended up using a 2x4 and rolled on it with my truck
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-01-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
Its doable but you'll want a bead breaker. Thats...

Its doable but you'll want a bead breaker. Thats where I have a problem but after that its like any other tire swap.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
I run Holans, 3 years and a lot of abuse and...

I run Holans, 3 years and a lot of abuse and they've held up great.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11,044
Views: 2,262,912
Posted By Mikehusa
I owned 2 of them in the 80's. Did my first cross...

I owned 2 of them in the 80's. Did my first cross country adventure on one of them. I loved those bikes...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
You publicly put down a product and your not...

You publicly put down a product and your not getting the responses you expected. People are calling you out on it, it was you who made statements on a public forum, engaging thousands to comment. It...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8,478
Views: 3,395,483
Posted By Mikehusa
No apologies needed. At first I read it as you...

No apologies needed. At first I read it as you being a little pampas but then after thinking about it I took it as a "who's da man" type of boasting, proud of your motorcycles.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Mikehusa
I'm planning to head to AZ in about 3 months with...

I'm planning to head to AZ in about 3 months with my truck to pick up a couple of motorcycles I left behind when I moved. I go to Jersey once in a while to visit friends and don't have a problem...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11,044
Views: 2,262,912
Posted By Mikehusa
I hope your buddy gets what he's asking for a...

I hope your buddy gets what he's asking for a great bike but it's a 9 year old boutique bike and the harsh reality is they don't sell for much used.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11,044
Views: 2,262,912
Posted By Mikehusa
I have mucho hrs on 2008 550. First 10 hrs I lost...

I have mucho hrs on 2008 550. First 10 hrs I lost a crank bearing, cases were split and motor and trans gutted and replaced with new. There was a bad batch of sourced bearings. The issue showed up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36,656
Views: 9,586,959
Posted By Mikehusa
That's Youtube's "camera shake" editing,...

That's Youtube's "camera shake" editing, distorting the video.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 875,487
Posted By Mikehusa
Those look like a blast!!!

Those look like a blast!!!
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,439
Posted By Mikehusa
HAHAHA! I love and respect my wife but if she...

HAHAHA! I love and respect my wife but if she ever told me to take it back to the dealership I would come home with two.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-16-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
No issues during install, plenty of slack

No issues during install, plenty of slack
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-15-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
Yes, yes and yes. Could 1st gear be lower,...

Yes, yes and yes.

Could 1st gear be lower, yup, could it be too much of a compromise for the street, maybe, could you easily lower the gear ratio to your liking by simply swapping a rear...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
I'm running the 2" Rox with the stock handlebars...

I'm running the 2" Rox with the stock handlebars and like it very much. I'm 5"10" and it feels about perfect......for me
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-15-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
be smooooooooooooth, 25K and counting with no...

be smooooooooooooth, 25K and counting with no clutch issues
Forum: Hacks 01-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 554,921
Posted By Mikehusa
Wolfgang feels like he was wronged by IMZ, maybe...

Wolfgang feels like he was wronged by IMZ, maybe he was, maybe he wasn't but in his eyes he was. He's refuting a statement that was made that contradicts his experience and he's expressing that. I do...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-13-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,197,390
Posted By Mikehusa
I thought all US models comply with CA emissions,...

I thought all US models comply with CA emissions, now I'm curious?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 875,487
Posted By Mikehusa
no kidding, 90% of those accidents probably could...

no kidding, 90% of those accidents probably could have been avoided by just looking side to side. Maybe just off camera there were women in bikinis on trampolines, that might explain it
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,197,390
Posted By Mikehusa
Makes it easier off road in slow technical stuff.

Makes it easier off road in slow technical stuff.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 236,181
Posted By Mikehusa
My moneys on a glazed rotor, sand the pads and...

My moneys on a glazed rotor, sand the pads and the rotor again and your issue will most likely go away, unless you bought some really long life pads then you should throw those out and get sintered...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 554,921
Posted By Mikehusa
Swamp boy, They are far from a perfect...

Swamp boy,

They are far from a perfect motorcycle but I think they've come a long way in 13 yrs. I don't drink the Kool Aid and readily admit they can have problems but I think they are not the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8,478
Views: 3,395,483
Posted By Mikehusa
That is a motorcycle!!!

That is a motorcycle!!!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php/topic,1025.110...

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php/topic,1025.110.html[QUOTE=Black Rhino;25895062]The Motech bars have a 1 1/2-2 " space off of the mount where they meet up by the cylinder head. Would I like them...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 704,056
Posted By Mikehusa
You drop that bike on it's side and those Hepco...

You drop that bike on it's side and those Hepco bars hit anything, theres a good chance the offset tab mount on the head will bend allowing the bars to make contact with the head and put a crack or...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,197,390
Posted By Mikehusa
WTF are you talking about? research motocross...

WTF are you talking about? research motocross bikes. Most have aluminum frames now and see waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay more stress than a big bike will ever see. Also as a side note, KTM and Triumphs both have...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,960
Posted By Mikehusa
TKC 80 on the front for me. I get about 8 to 9k...

TKC 80 on the front for me. I get about 8 to 9k if I flip it 3 or 4 times to counter the cupping. Aggressive street and dirt riding. I ran a Mefo during a long loaded two up road trip and liked it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-03-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 645,174
Posted By Mikehusa
+1:clap

+1:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 875,487
Posted By Mikehusa
Now, now.........you just stick to your internet...

Now, now.........you just stick to your internet riding instruction, safely behind your keyboard and moma will give you a gentle tug on your ambilical cord when its time for bed. :lol3
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mikehusa
Have only 21Km on mine. Used as a year round...

Have only 21Km on mine. Used as a year round daily driver in any weather going on two years this coming February. I have other MC's plus a truck. I do take it off road quite a bit and it has held up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By Mikehusa
Clipped to a Camelback strap. My spot saved my...

Clipped to a Camelback strap. My spot saved my life

Railing deep sand, hit a buried basket ball size rock in a corner and was launched over the bars, flew about 15' landing in a creosote bush that...
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