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Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,448
Posted By motordog1
Had the bike up and running well for a couple of...

Had the bike up and running well for a couple of week. I took it to East Side perfomance in Mesa AZ. The carbs were redone, new steering head bearings , new fork seals, fixed errant wiring and the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I sold my Versys and will no longer be switching...

I sold my Versys and will no longer be switching my Givi V35 cases between the V and My Zx14. For this reason I ordered a set panels for the cases to match my 07 14. Kawasaki sells the Givi cases as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By motordog1
Found a 29 Year Old

Got my Forums mixed up, I posted this already on 7/16
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By motordog1
Making the most of your bike and gear

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/32405_CA_Twentynine_Palms_STbike1_j.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 213,053
Posted By motordog1
I sport toured on all of these bikes. They all...

I sport toured on all of these bikes. They all had their attributes for sure. It would be hard for me to pick a favorite. In the end I designed the best bike for me, my 07 14. Seat, Bars, Pegs,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By motordog1
My recommendation for you is go for the Versys. I...

My recommendation for you is go for the Versys. I owned the Versys and a ZX14 at the same time and enjoyed riding the Versys most. The motor has a really good power for a 650. It pulls nice off the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 34,783
Posted By motordog1
537 lbs minus the bags and a full tank of fuel....

537 lbs minus the bags and a full tank of fuel. This is my vote.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/allluggagefromfrontleft.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,448
Posted By motordog1
Found A 29 Year Old

Had been sitting covered in a garage since 1990. One owner 1983 KZ 1100A3. Starts right up but won't idle. Have ordered the rebuild kits for the carbs, put on new tires. The rear shocks and forks...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 26,372
Posted By motordog1
My vote would be for the Futura. ...

My vote would be for the Futura.



http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/P1220003-1.jpg

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/sporttouring.jpg
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Forum: Battle scooters 06-09-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By motordog1
New tires and shocks for my Ct 110

Shocks from Ebay for 60.00, and Shinko 244 3.00/17 tires. I had to tweak the front fender supports a bit to stop the tires from rubbing. The tires seem to have a little more rolling resistance and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 135,504
Posted By motordog1
1984 with 600 miles ...

1984 with 600 miles

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/IMG_4676-2.jpg


http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/IMG_4673-1.jpg

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Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I purchased my centerstand from the Kawasaki...

I purchased my centerstand from the Kawasaki dealer but I think it is cheaper at Twisted Throttle



http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/2471/524/
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
Still riding the 14 along with my Versys. I have...

Still riding the 14 along with my Versys. I have about 15,000 miles on each of them and have long distance toured on both. What is interesteing is that I get nearly the same mileage on the V and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-24-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,562
Posted By motordog1
Got my milk crate at Lowes. ...

Got my milk crate at Lowes.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/CT110frontright.jpg


http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/CT110rightside.jpg

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Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,516
Posted By motordog1
Looks like they make a Laminar Lip for several...

Looks like they make a Laminar Lip for several gixers. In my case I raised the Lip by drilling different holes and using metal standoffs. The nice thing is that it is quickly removable. In fact I can...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,516
Posted By motordog1
I like your setup, I'm with you, there is nothing...

I like your setup, I'm with you, there is nothing more fun to tour on than a big bore stupid fast machine. I've done several 700+ mile days and intend to do many more long dayss on my 14. I went for...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,605
Posted By motordog1
Finally Found One CT110 1984

I drove from Phoenix to Tucson to purchase a 1972 Suzuki TC 125 that I saw at an antique motorcycle show in Tempe. As I was completing the purchase for the Suz I asked the seller if by chance he...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 29,150
Posted By motordog1
This was my favorite. ...

This was my favorite.



http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/sporttouring.jpg



http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/DSCF2491.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 586,296
Posted By motordog1
In my opinion the best sport touring bike ever...

In my opinion the best sport touring bike ever made. I wish they would bring it back with a 1200 version of their new twin.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/DSCF2491.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I purchased mine from Spieglerusa, not sure if...

I purchased mine from Spieglerusa, not sure if they ship outside the USA

www.spieglerusa.com/cfm/sbk.cfm



Here is a used kit for sale on Ebay for 300
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,935
Posted By motordog1
Mixing Radial and Bias Ply OK?

I just changed the tires on my Versys. I enjoy riding on gravel and dirt roads and wanted traction there without giving up street performance. So I installed a MT60R on the front and a Shinko 705 on...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,133
Posted By motordog1
60 HP and mixing it up with Sportbikes

Thought this video of a Versys rider on a track day was entertaining. He certainly was getting everything he could out of the bike.
I think he was lacking in track manners a wee bit to say the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By motordog1
Croak and fullmonte figured it out

Croak and fullmonte figured it out
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By motordog1
A hint is the bike has Staintunes and a full...

A hint is the bike has Staintunes and a full Exhaust and is obviously a v twin.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By motordog1
Guess The Bike From it's Sound

Figured out how to put the wav file in a video then uploaded it to photobucket. Bike has staintunes and a full exhaust.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/th_motorcyclewavone.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By motordog1
Guess the bike from the sound file

I was trying to find a place like photobucket where I upload a wav file and then I couldn't figure out how to delete the thread. Sorry for the dumbass post.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 29,772
Posted By motordog1
I was unable to find the sport touring bike that...

I was unable to find the sport touring bike that I wanted so this is how I arrived with a bike that works best for me.

My previous bikes included a Vstrom, FJR, 950 Adventure and A Futura. They...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I did a 3000+ mile trip last month, I averaged...

I did a 3000+ mile trip last month, I averaged about 38 mpg for the trip. This is about the same as I got with the bike in its stock configuration. My buddy on his FJR gets about 6 mpg better than I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I actually had the Futura and the 14 at the same...

I actually had the Futura and the 14 at the same time. I then bought the Versys and the wife said only two bikes, especially since I plan on buying a quad. I found that with mods the 14 was nearly as...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
I had an 04 FJR and enjoyed it very much. I was...

I had an 04 FJR and enjoyed it very much. I was looking for something lighter and faster when I bought the ZX14. I figure with the CF slipons I have a wet weight of about 510 lbs now and have 176 hp...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
The windshields I have tried include: 1....

The windshields I have tried include:

1. Stock, which gave clean air at helmet level but a lot of wind pressure at higher speeds.

2. MRA Double Bubble, gave less wind pressure than stock but...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 28,649
Posted By motordog1
Sport Tour ZX14 Finished with Farkeling

I have finished with my ZX14, now it is set up the way I want for long distance touring. I now have the best combination of sport and touring that I could make. My mods inculde, Rick Mayer seat,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,869
Posted By motordog1
My current rides

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/rightsidetwo.jpg


Mods include, Buell Ullyses foot pegs, Zero Gravity ST Shield, Rick Mayer Seat, Spiegler LSL bar Riser kit with steel braided...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,869
Posted By motordog1
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/3...

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/32405_CA_Twentynine_Palms_STbike1_j.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 21,295
Posted By motordog1
Warranty work completed

I had my rear brake and starter warranty issues fixed. The dealer told me the parts would arrive approximately 1 month after ordered. They actually arrived about a week early. The work was done in...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By motordog1
Staintues

If I put aftermarket cans on my 950 adv they will be staintunes. I have a set on my Futura and love them.
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By motordog1
DL 1000 Video

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8200394034191372206&hl=en
Forum: Orange Crush 02-07-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 30,403
Posted By motordog1
This is the mount I made for my Iway 500c. ...

This is the mount I made for my Iway 500c.


http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/mountsmall.jpg

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/gpssmallthree.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By motordog1
Hella FF50 mounted on KTM Crash bars

I put a set of FF50 Hella lights on my KTM crash bars using a $1.99 1 inch pipe bracket I found at Ace Hardware. Since the bars are 7/8 in I used a section of rubber garden hose to make up the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By motordog1
New GPS mount

I found that this mount works best for my Iway 500c. Much less vibration than a handlebar mount.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e365/motordog1/mountsmall.jpg

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