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Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,342
Posted By scooterspirit
That's pretty cool looking but I thought it was...

That's pretty cool looking but I thought it was blue, looks like a shark about to take a bite, a little aggressive but I would still like to see if you will be able to entice a pretty girl up there...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,342
Posted By scooterspirit
Really fascinating discussion but I am going to...

Really fascinating discussion but I am going to need a picture here pretty soon. Kudos to the first person to post a picture of their R3 with a hot chick on it, (I don't have either.):freaky

Navin...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 181,430
Posted By scooterspirit
DCT- that will reduce fatigue massively, I would...

DCT- that will reduce fatigue massively, I would like to see a throttle control for the left hand side also, very trick, useful too. This is a total game changer, Gs ball buster :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 39,667
Posted By scooterspirit
Maybe just try some earplugs for sleeping, you...

Maybe just try some earplugs for sleeping, you might even enjoy using them.

Local started up his sporty the other night outside a pub, there was a big group in the outside seating area, scared the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By scooterspirit
try not to draw any blood the first time out,...

try not to draw any blood the first time out, (make sure they are all covered up,) and quit before there is a crash, lots of little sessions.

The size of the bike is really important, make sure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By scooterspirit
Assess what gear you think they should use,...

Assess what gear you think they should use, boots, knees, gloves, elbos. Sit them on the bike and talk them though the controls. Warm the bike up and keep it started for them when you try riding.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,342
Posted By scooterspirit
Sweet, who wouldn't want one of those, best small...

Sweet, who wouldn't want one of those, best small bike, right, what's the update on the steering bearings, rides good with no hands?

I thought the video was pretty good, the r3 must have killed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,824
Posted By scooterspirit
first pussy, then motorcycles or motorcycles,...

first pussy, then motorcycles or motorcycles, then pussy- it's all good
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,991
Posted By scooterspirit
Probably doesn't even use his hearing aids, the...

Probably doesn't even use his hearing aids, the days he rides to the slaughterhouse:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,991
Posted By scooterspirit
If the noise is too great, earplugs won't really...

If the noise is too great, earplugs won't really help that much because your helmet is vibrating the skull. It is a very real problem and will degrade your hearing over time. Search wind noise in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
You are probably right. I see over 90 sometimes,...

You are probably right. I see over 90 sometimes, going down hill. I think Dave said it was good with traffic to about 90, I would say that is somewhat fair, depending on conditions and your...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
I did but the license plates didn't look good out...

I did but the license plates didn't look good out there, brahaha.

I know the pictures are shocking, you're very diplomatic and most people are nice enough not to say anything. Far as I could tell...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
This is the 20 inch screen, with an extender, at...

This is the 20 inch screen, with an extender, at the low position. Blows right into my helmet with out these deflectors on the bars. The stock tall screen with an extender blocked most air but gave...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
I still think the FJ-09 and the NC700x serve the...

I still think the FJ-09 and the NC700x serve the same niche, upright, medium tourers. My only concern with the NC is those long windy stretches out west where the trucks are doing 85. Around here...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
The NC is too useful, too easy, too comfortable,...

The NC is too useful, too easy, too comfortable, too cheap and carries too much crap! It's nice riding on the highway with the long wheel base, not ever busy.

I would definitely miss the rear...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
Has anybody considered trading their NC700x for a...

Has anybody considered trading their NC700x for a FJ-09? I did but the NC is paid for and cost a lot less to begin with. I really like the NC but I find it just fun enough, not really ever exciting. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,074
Posted By scooterspirit
We have to fight these motorcycle checkpoints all...

We have to fight these motorcycle checkpoints all along the way. Check points are the same thing Hitler set up, control by degree, whatever you'll put up with; slaves always buy their own chains and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,074
Posted By scooterspirit
maybe they are putting the check points in the...

maybe they are putting the check points in the wrong place to find stolen bikes. Why not just pull over all black dudes?
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,074
Posted By scooterspirit
>>You WILL stop for the checkpoint...because if...

>>You WILL stop for the checkpoint...because if you do not, they will more than likely chase you down, pull you over (or knock you off the road if you won't stop)
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,811
Posted By scooterspirit
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when the cops get uppity around here, we just send a bunch of f'n squids...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,811
Posted By scooterspirit
Can't some Busa dudes blow through there doing...

Can't some Busa dudes blow through there doing 160?
What's next blood draw, cavity search, you want to ride don't you?
If you don't stop, they just shoot you, wrong visor, papers weren't in order...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,507
Posted By scooterspirit
Tried to hit you, sounds like a non event. If...

Tried to hit you, sounds like a non event. If they don't hit you, it's all good, don't look back. Forgive everyone. You have to avoid that first urge, to confrontation, at all cost, if you had only...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 494,560
Posted By scooterspirit
Looks worse than a nc700, hmm, sometimes these...

Looks worse than a nc700, hmm, sometimes these plastic covered bikes look good to me, sexy or stylish, but other times they look so ridiculous, I can't believe I'm riding it. It's like you're some...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 494,560
Posted By scooterspirit
kind of dreaming about trading what I got, in on...

kind of dreaming about trading what I got, in on this fj9. If it gets 35mpg US, I'd be happy. I hate speed limits, and I really want to be able to get on it if girly is on the back, and generally...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 39,258
Posted By scooterspirit
If they really wanted to make the streets safer,...

If they really wanted to make the streets safer, they could give out some tickets for driving while using your cell phone.
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 46,705
Posted By scooterspirit
New article was posted at Revzilla, some good...

New article was posted at Revzilla, some good pictures. I didn't realize the front was an 18. The guy didn't think the 200 out back was needed because that made the rear storage so small. Bike don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,765
Posted By scooterspirit
Very informative and entertaining too, thanks to...

Very informative and entertaining too, thanks to all. Who knows, I might even get some, I doubt it will make me less of an asshole, because I would pay just about anything for that!
I hope some of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,765
Posted By scooterspirit
Should I get insurance?

I don't want any stinking insurance. But I want to know, from anybody, if I need to have it.

In Washington state motorcycles are not required to carry insurance, which is perfect for me. But if I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 385,991
Posted By scooterspirit
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/loveisbri...

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/loveisbright/7314002_zpsd78e5a82.jpg?t=1406945263
This is my new corbin seat in leather. The seat didn't fit my bike very well, the base pan contacted the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 38,476
Views: 10,217,296
Posted By scooterspirit
Looks like he's with that other guy up ahead,...

Looks like he's with that other guy up ahead, they seem to have similar taste in leathers. The guy in the middle is just road hazard newb, the guy in front has already blown past him, but the guy in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,591
Posted By scooterspirit
Letting deer populations spiral out of control is...

Letting deer populations spiral out of control is animal cruelty. By their protection tactics, the metermaids of the forest, F&W, have made the deer a menace on the environment. Of course they're...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,850
Views: 1,695,707
Posted By scooterspirit
It was a good day, she likes motorbikes.. ...

It was a good day, she likes motorbikes..
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,850
Views: 1,695,707
Posted By scooterspirit
my youngest, she had a 50 and a 70 this is the...

my youngest, she had a 50 and a 70 this is the 100, I think she might even make it to the 150! The 100 is a really good bike to learn on, taught a lot of people how to ride on that. What ever you...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 57,283
Posted By scooterspirit
^ Fail, it's the new nighthawk- no the forks are...

^ Fail, it's the new nighthawk- no the forks are too fat- fail!
It's got a metro video- fail. I like those gurls, though- fail :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,834
Posted By scooterspirit
Like Cortez said, one of the best things about...

Like Cortez said, one of the best things about the DCT is that it will effortlessly take you right to redline and shift perfectly, not that easy to do with the manual all the time.

I'd guess just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38,476
Views: 10,217,296
Posted By scooterspirit
I like fat cops

I like fat cops
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 57,283
Posted By scooterspirit
you said it yourself, we are in a race to the...

you said it yourself, we are in a race to the bottom. That's why we don't make so much as a scooter in the USA anymore. The new car, is a tiny motorcycle, just like you get in Asia.

You probably...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 57,283
Posted By scooterspirit
I saw in one of the bike magazines that Kawasaki...

I saw in one of the bike magazines that Kawasaki has developed a 250 single, looks just like the cbr, 27hp, no kidding. I guess there's something to be said for the design- it's cheaper.

You got...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 57,283
Posted By scooterspirit
The cbr250r kicked off a whole new phase of world...

The cbr250r kicked off a whole new phase of world production at Honda. Like a lot of Japan, projects spring out of and utilize a central philosophy, the subtleties and nuances have a profound effect...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 54,042
Posted By scooterspirit
Woot woot! :clap Nice, congrats, guess you got...

Woot woot! :clap Nice, congrats, guess you got lots of radio now! look forward to your riding impressions- thanks
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