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Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 913,822
Posted By kwb377
Looking forward to the details. ...

Looking forward to the details.



Looking forward to the sound clip. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 913,822
Posted By kwb377
Thumb Checked it this morning, and that was the issue....

Checked it this morning, and that was the issue. However, apparently I created it by installing the sprocket backwards.

I installed the new one with the flange facing inward, which was how the...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By kwb377
Well no wonder I thought it was doing such a poor...

Well no wonder I thought it was doing such a poor job cleaning the chain...they should put those type of directions on the can.


I guess inane, jack-assed posts are a good way to run a post count...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 913,822
Posted By kwb377
Good info...thanks! I also discovered...

Good info...thanks!

I also discovered that the previous owner installed the master-link clip backwards...open-end facing forward.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 913,822
Posted By kwb377
Installed a JTF-402 front sprocket this evening,...

Installed a JTF-402 front sprocket this evening, and it sounds like it's rubbing the case...but there appears to be enough clearance.

Anyone else install a JT sprocket and have issues?

...
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By kwb377
I've been using Simple Green for years on...

I've been using Simple Green for years on motorcycles, atvs, and on my vcar/truck wheels...never had any issues. I usually spray it on, use a wet brush, then hose off. I've never let it sit, though. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By kwb377
The previous owner went through the painstaking...

The previous owner went through the painstaking process of powdercoating each individual hub, rim, spoke and nipple...I'd prefer not to strip it off.

stock Terra...
...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By kwb377
Tried rubbing compound and Meguiar's Scratch X...

Tried rubbing compound and Meguiar's Scratch X scratch remover...didn't put a dent in it at all.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By kwb377
Bluhduh Dupont Motorcycle Chain Degreaser

I've used this stuff on a few bikes with anodized or painted wheels with no problems. Decided to use it on the Husky today, which has powder-coated wheels.


...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-22-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By kwb377
I don't have any experience with Groupon, but I...

I don't have any experience with Groupon, but I just ordered one from GPS City for $380 a few hours ago...

http://www.gpscity.com/garmin-zumo-660lm.html
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By kwb377
In general? That's a matter of opinion. You'll...

In general? That's a matter of opinion. You'll most likely get years of trouble free service out of either one.




Kawasaki says you can sport tour across the continent on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-09-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By kwb377
How so?

How so?
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By kwb377
Having owned a DR350, there's no way I'd: ...

Having owned a DR350, there's no way I'd:

a.) Make a 16 hour round trip drive to buy one.

b.) Make a 1000 mile trip on one.

c.) buy one as my first off-road bike.

:D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
Wait...wha?? :huh ...

Wait...wha?? :huh

http://www.pbase.com/kwb377/image/153050433.jpg

:wink:

I love my Ninja...I've done track days, 12 hour a day trips, and dual sported it. If you plan on having a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
I think Motus' actions reinforce the idea that...

I think Motus' actions reinforce the idea that they're not delivering bikes.

So they got some video of a journalist hack riding a "production intent" model (the same bike I've seen ridden...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
Blame fuel vapor expansion and tank vent tube. :D

Blame fuel vapor expansion and tank vent tube. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,070
Posted By kwb377
Having had both, I must say the VFR was much more...

Having had both, I must say the VFR was much more fun. :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 04-30-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,594
Posted By kwb377
+1 Get 80% of the 2014 bike for 30% of the...

+1

Get 80% of the 2014 bike for 30% of the price. :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
On the Ninja 1K, there's a switched pair under...

On the Ninja 1K, there's a switched pair under the left side fairing near the headlights. Also a set of stop/turn leads under the right side near the taillight for adding supplemental lighting.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 556,228
Posted By kwb377
So he's not really missing anything. Still...

So he's not really missing anything. Still comparing two different style bikes with two different price points. Apples and oranges...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
Bringing up the fact that they released "on sale"...

Bringing up the fact that they released "on sale" dates as early as a year and a half ago, yet had no engines or chassis on hand or obtained EPA certs, isn't "naysaying"...it's just asking "WTF?".
...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
And available here in 2013. :D

And available here in 2013. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 02-27-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
Oof! I have State Farm on my N1K...same...

Oof!

I have State Farm on my N1K...same stats, except no MSF or tickets. I pay $418/year.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,615
Posted By kwb377
Or not be riding a motorcycle...

Or not be riding a motorcycle...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-13-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
I gave up my ZX14 for a Ninja 1000 almost 2 years...

I gave up my ZX14 for a Ninja 1000 almost 2 years ago ,and couldn't have been happier. I rode gharshman's V1K a couple of weekends ago, and am just about ready to give up the N1K for one. :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 01-25-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,829
Posted By kwb377
http://www.owlstalk.co.uk/forums/uploads/monthly_0...

http://www.owlstalk.co.uk/forums/uploads/monthly_01_2015/post-31951-0-07640400-1420834162.jpg

Can't wait to check it out. I love my Ninja, but need more pillion friendly accommodations.

...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
So from reading the other thread, they're just...

So from reading the other thread, they're just now getting bids on the assembly area lighting?

Wasn't their first "We're about to start production/shipping" announcement sometime in 2013?


...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,703
Posted By kwb377
Tracking # shows that Big Brown Santa will be...

Tracking # shows that Big Brown Santa will be here tomorrow with this...

http://morriscyclesupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/2012-Shoei-VFX-W-K-DUB-3-Helmet-TC-1.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 12-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,063,954
Posted By kwb377
1986 Yamaha Radian

1986 Yamaha Radian
Forum: Road Warriors 11-17-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 41,669
Posted By kwb377
I have no idea...never rode one. It's my standard...

I have no idea...never rode one. It's my standard answer to inane posts like these.

"If you had to pick a bike to ride from Savannah, GA to San Juan Puerto Rico, what would it be?"

"If you knew...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 41,669
Posted By kwb377
1986 Yamaha Radian...

1986 Yamaha Radian...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,860
Posted By kwb377
http://triplefacepalm.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/...

http://triplefacepalm.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/austin-powers-yeah-baby-yeah.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 10-30-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,631
Posted By kwb377
+1 I haven't seen any marketing on the...

+1

I haven't seen any marketing on the V1K suggesting it to be an "Adventure" bike.

When it finally comes out, I'll probably be replacing my Ninja 1K with one and using it in the role I...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
Doesn't every company need to "re-hype" if they...

Doesn't every company need to "re-hype" if they want to continue to sell products? Harley Davidson is 112 years old and continues to "re-hype" their products...along with every other manufacturer....
Forum: Road Warriors 10-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 315,398
Posted By kwb377
Thumb The V1K will probably wind up in my garage. I...

The V1K will probably wind up in my garage. I love my Ninja, but want something more 2-up friendly (w/o having to bulk up to a C14)...and this is it. :wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 09-30-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 34,407
Posted By kwb377
Wondering why they didn't give it a slightly more...

Wondering why they didn't give it a slightly more pillion and bag friendly tail and make it a real sport-tourer?
Forum: Road Warriors 09-29-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 82,720
Posted By kwb377
WTH...butt cheek outriggers?? :huh ...

WTH...butt cheek outriggers?? :huh

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/mzb3licgzq6jck2tcibg.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 09-29-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,681
Posted By kwb377
I want this...bad. ...

I want this...bad.

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/bikes/2015-kawasaki-versys-1000-photo-leak/

Take my beloved Ninja 1000, add higher bars and two-up capability, and what do you get (besides a...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 613,552
Posted By kwb377
Question Also weird, since their original on-sale date was...

Also weird, since their original on-sale date was over a year ago...but apparently hadn't hired assembly technicians at that point.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,559
Posted By kwb377
I've gone through about a dozen mesh jackets in...

I've gone through about a dozen mesh jackets in the last couple of years trying to find a favorite.

I've had this one for a couple of months and really like it...

Rev'It! GT-R

...
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