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Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 91,984
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Damn, I should be getting a commission :lol3

Damn, I should be getting a commission :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 91,984
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 No problem, they say they are for the Connie but...

No problem, they say they are for the Connie but they fit the ZX 14 as well.

I spent the money to powdercoat them, but is wearing off. I wouldn't waste your money on doing that.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 91,984
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I put on Helibar risers and used Murph's lowered...

I put on Helibar risers and used Murph's lowered footpegs.

I do 500 mile days, no problem.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,394
Posted By Need For Speed
Wicked Found another local XX rider... ...

Found another local XX rider...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2015/190_zpsfyaw4cqm.jpeg
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 91,984
Posted By Need For Speed
Wink Ok, after putting nearly 10,000 miles on my 14R...

Ok, after putting nearly 10,000 miles on my 14R this summer I am convinced that is about the best bike ever :clap

Handles well for the way I ride it (brisk pace), gets reasonable mileage, has a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,394
Posted By Need For Speed
Wink Fall in the PNW

Did one of my favorite backroad loops today, between storms :dog

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20141029_134415_zpshsbvqybb.jpg

Still love it, even though after spending the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 861,674
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb That was awesome! One of my favorite Maiden...

That was awesome!

One of my favorite Maiden songs too :super
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,394
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Still loving my Blackbird, despite some of my 14R...

Still loving my Blackbird, despite some of my 14R acquaintances indicating that I would no longer ride it now that I have the mighty ninja.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I got the call (multiple calls actually, but...

I got the call (multiple calls actually, but that's a different story), and ordered a single 20s just now.

Jeannette did an awesome job answering all my questions and taking care of business :bow...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Hoping I'm on the list for the first batch. Got a...

Hoping I'm on the list for the first batch. Got a big trip coming up that these would be hand for.

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Forum: Vendors 06-13-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb :clap

:clap
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Waiting patiently :ddog Hope we get these...

Waiting patiently :ddog

Hope we get these soon, I have a trip in about a month and it would be nice to have the new system installed and figured out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,043
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumbs down Ok, I will tell my story. Upon delivery, UPS...

Ok, I will tell my story.

Upon delivery, UPS told me that MX1 hadn't paid the duty and more $ was due from me to take delivery that day - I refused delivery. They told me to contact MX1, sort...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,043
Posted By Need For Speed
Question I'll be in for a some, depending on pricing :deal...

I'll be in for a some, depending on pricing :deal

Last set I got from MX1 was a shipping nightmare :huh

It would be awesome to have a US distributor!
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Question In addition to the pricing, any idea when these...

In addition to the pricing, any idea when these will be available?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb It is actually a Mitas E-07 that replaced a...

It is actually a Mitas E-07 that replaced a Anakee, so I am loving the additional traction!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I was hoping that I was going to be able to get...

I was hoping that I was going to be able to get back past this on my way out, no problem.

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140402_122902_zps8bjlw6i8.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Very nice pics, hoping to get out in the mud and...

Very nice pics, hoping to get out in the mud and gravel myself sometime this next week.
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
Question What he said.

What he said.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Mt. was beautiful today, only took a couple of...

Mt. was beautiful today, only took a couple of pics - not the best.

It looked much better in person :clap

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/008_zps889e8f34.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014...

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140304_085847_zpsvdbuxsfc.jpg

:flip you, mother nature!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 309,198
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I am in Puyallup, ride street and dirt (nothing...

I am in Puyallup, ride street and dirt (nothing too hardcore).

Got a couple of days off during the week, every week to ride.

Good riding buddy disappeared, so I mostly go out solo these days.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb I just rock a tourmaster tailbag, more than...

I just rock a tourmaster tailbag, more than enough capacity for anywhere I go.

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2014/20140107_131703_zps61b2cc08.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,174
Posted By Need For Speed
Question If you are talking about me, you would be wrong.

If you are talking about me, you would be wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,727
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 That is my understanding of how it works in WA,...

That is my understanding of how it works in WA, but the collections thing might be a scare tactic to get you to pay.

I am totally against these thing for many reasons, but here's my story.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,174
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I miss being able to speed all the time, with...

I miss being able to speed all the time, with little repercussions.

Had to get out of CA tho...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,428
Views: 874,704
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Me too, rain gauge that goes up to 5" has...

Me too, rain gauge that goes up to 5" has overflowed with monthly rainfall totals for 2 consecutive months :cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Need For Speed
Me too. I had a claim or 2 in the past, and...

Me too.

I had a claim or 2 in the past, and they were more than fair with the settlement.

When I went to buy (finance) my 14R this past summer, high insurance costs would have been a deal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,174
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I find wearing full gear and trying to blend in...

I find wearing full gear and trying to blend in works for me. There is a time and place for extralegal speeds, and it's not in town

That, a radar detector, and I rock a top box all the time on my...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,581
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumbs down Here in WA they don't seem to enforce it much,...

Here in WA they don't seem to enforce it much, too busy running speed traps to catch the evil drivers doing 5 over :csm

I have seen my share of LEO's in marked cars swerving back and forth from...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,743
Posted By Need For Speed
Thumb Love my "R" ...

Love my "R"

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/2013/006_zps77891e31.jpg

Not the most powerful bike in the stable, but there is just something about that vtwin sound :yum

That and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,394
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Knobbies are for babies, a real man would do it...

Knobbies are for babies, a real man would do it with race slicks!
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,036
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh Fixed :evil

Fixed :evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 59,394
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I have had my XX down it's share of gravel roads...

I have had my XX down it's share of gravel roads and while it was never sketchy, I always imagined how hard it would be to pick up on the gravel :cry

I opted to get a proper gravel road bike and...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,805
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 Just got back from the Big Island, rode...

Just got back from the Big Island, rode approximately 1,000 miles in a week on a DR650 and DRZ400 :clap

Jason is a stand up guy, and it was a pleasure to business with him.

A few pics
...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By Need For Speed
Thanks for posting this, mine is ordered :clap

Thanks for posting this, mine is ordered :clap
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 263,982
Posted By Need For Speed
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Regional forums 01-26-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 138,402
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 DR650 the first two days, DRZ the remainder of my...

DR650 the first two days, DRZ the remainder of my time on the island. :clap
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,947
Posted By Need For Speed
Cool2 I bought a used Corbin for my DR650 and could no...

I bought a used Corbin for my DR650 and could no longer flat foot at stops, due to seat width/square edges on front portion of the seat. Took it to my seat guy and he slightly narrowed it and rounded...
Forum: Regional forums 01-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 138,402
Posted By Need For Speed
Laugh One more

Favorite pic of the trip

http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z11/97Bird/Hawaii%202014/20140120_170033_zpsulxksg3i.jpg
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