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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By maxxgraphix
For total thrashing and ablity to ride in the...

For total thrashing and ablity to ride in the woods with other 250cc 2 strokes - get a KTM 640, ATK 605 or Husky TE610. These are dirt bikes but can still do 100mph. Not great for the long haul. A...
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,640
Posted By maxxgraphix
Uh, WOW. I have to jump in here even though I'm a...

Uh, WOW. I have to jump in here even though I'm a guy. My wife and I are shopping for gear for her. We have found that it doesn't FIT! It's just about all for petite sizes. It's too short in the arms...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,922
Posted By maxxgraphix
Should have jumped on it. An 05 for $5k is a...

Should have jumped on it. An 05 for $5k is a bargin.
I have an 06.
My comments:
Smooth
Reliable
Fun
Fast
Powerful
Fun
Great Handling on or off road
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,048
Posted By maxxgraphix
Count me in. I would have bought one. My 955i is...

Count me in. I would have bought one. My 955i is a little heavy off road. I had a 640LC4E and it was great off raod but sucked on the highway. I love the triple and wish I would have got one sooner.
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 72,892
Posted By maxxgraphix
I got one in gloss black to match the tiger side...

I got one in gloss black to match the tiger side bags. Metal mount and works great. Had it since June.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-27-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 186,402
Posted By maxxgraphix
It was a gift and I can't take it back or...

It was a gift and I can't take it back or exchange it. I was going to add a tether to the GPS and mount. Since I don't ride much in the rain I don't think it will be an issue. I can always just grab...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 186,402
Posted By maxxgraphix
Nuvi 750 and bar mount

I just got a Garmin Nuvi 750. xmas gift. I know this is not a bike GPS and it's not water proof. I found bar mounts (17mm ball with clamp) on ebay for $30. Will this be stable and not fall off for on...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By maxxgraphix
OK. that works. Factory grips it is.

OK. that works. Factory grips it is.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By maxxgraphix
Factory Tiger Heated Grips

How well does the factory Triumph heated grip kit work? Compared to Hot Grips?

I have an 06 Tiger and would like to add this option.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-15-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,335
Posted By maxxgraphix
Best bike I've ever had. I think I could thrash a...

Best bike I've ever had. I think I could thrash a KTM more. But the Tiger is well suited for longer rides. Super smooth, plenty of power. I'd buy another for my wife.
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,655
Posted By maxxgraphix
I'm sure many of us have done stupid things....

I'm sure many of us have done stupid things. Sucks that some don't make it.
Has anyone here rode during a huricain?
9/2/1985 - ELENA 115-Mph winds Hwy 90 on a CB400, that's got to be stupid.
Forum: Face plant 10-16-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,904
Posted By maxxgraphix
Nice. I change lane position a lot. I always...

Nice. I change lane position a lot. I always expect them not to see me or to pull out in front. We just had a young women here cross the double yellow and cause 2 sport bikers to wreck. Totaled bikes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By maxxgraphix
2nd time? I envy you. Uh, happens almost...

2nd time?

I envy you. Uh, happens almost every time I go out! Traffic around here just sucks and they don't pay any attention.

Hey, sorry I was in the lane you wanted. No problem I'll just use...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,376
Posted By maxxgraphix
I got a video of me flipping off the camera man...

I got a video of me flipping off the camera man while crossing a creek then riding up a rutted out mud covered hill on a CR500. I didn't place my hand back to the clutch until I turned at the top.
...
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,446
Posted By maxxgraphix
I had a girl fall off the back once. She was very...

I had a girl fall off the back once. She was very drunk. I was stopped did a slow start into the intercection and... flop. Right on the road. She was wearing a helmut. All though she didn't move...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
Sure. I can do a calendar for the same price.

Sure. I can do a calendar for the same price.
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
Two places to quick order for the 3x4 poster: ...

Two places to quick order for the 3x4 poster:

http://www.blujay.com/item/Photo-Print-36-x-48-on-Synthetic-Photo-Banner-0-1789918

or
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,623
Posted By maxxgraphix
I blew a front tire once at about 85 on a CB750F...

I blew a front tire once at about 85 on a CB750F Super Sport. I leaned over the tank and held on tight and le the bike roll to a stop. Thought for sure I was going down.

My CBR600F3 had some head...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,369
Posted By maxxgraphix
Remember the CR480 with the left kick? No...

Remember the CR480 with the left kick? No compresion release.

"Hey man can I ride your bike?"
Sure, if you can start it. LOL!!!

not many got to ride the 480 screamer.

Earlier in the...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
The posters on the synthetic photobanner are $32...

The posters on the synthetic photobanner are $32 for a 3ftx4ft. So that's about $2.66 per sqft. My banner roll is 54" wide. The maximum dimension of one axis is 52" (1 inch margins) unless printed in...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
No, not multipage calendars. I don't have a litho...

No, not multipage calendars. I don't have a litho press for long qty runs. We use a Mimaki JV3160SP. 63" media width, 720x720dpi, solvent outdoor inks. It's a poster, banner, decal printer. The heads...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
Speaking of calendars, I can make large poster...

Speaking of calendars, I can make large poster calendars like this. I had made a few of these to pass out as promotional items. Of course they could say www.advrider.com and have a hottie on a bike....
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,738
Views: 1,214,700
Posted By maxxgraphix
Well, at least you can get a MZ 660 used in the...

Well, at least you can get a MZ 660 used in the US.

It's about the same motor, just has the WP suspension. I was thinking about one, heck you can get em for $3000.
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
How about 3ft x 4ft posters from your photos...

How about 3ft x 4ft posters from your photos printed on a 7mil synthetic photo banner. Looks like a process photo matte finish. Water proof, tear resistant, fade resistant for 3 years in direct...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,040
Posted By maxxgraphix
If you add the Moose Racing aluminum brush gaurds...

If you add the Moose Racing aluminum brush gaurds it reduces the handlebar vibes tremendously.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,990
Posted By maxxgraphix
The 950 was more expensive and more of a dirt...

The 950 was more expensive and more of a dirt bike. Like the 640 vs a F650, KTM is suited for offroad use. The rotax engine of the F650 is smoother, but the suspension lacks for rough trails. The 950...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,494
Posted By maxxgraphix
Are you practicing stoppies? Mine are fine so...

Are you practicing stoppies?
Mine are fine so far at 3k, only a little abuse running with sport bikes.
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
I can print anysize image by tiling the panels....

I can print anysize image by tiling the panels. 4ft x 10ft panels 4 across would be 10ft x 16ft.

I think the world maps are already available from other wall mural stores. I don't have the artwork...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
Custom Photo Blowups like a FatHead of You

I have a small sign and printing shop in Ky. I was thinking that many of you might want a custom photo print of yourself on the FatHead wall vinyl material. Or perhaps a photo wall mural. I can print...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2007, 04:00 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,233
Posted By maxxgraphix
Nows the time to make a serious off road Tiger. ...

Nows the time to make a serious off road Tiger.
Get well, strip the bike, buy parts and farkle it together.

Try to borrow or rent a scooter for her to ride for fun. Or even a jet ski. JetSki's...
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,134
Posted By maxxgraphix
Some of us were squids once. I've always had rice...

Some of us were squids once. I've always had rice rockets until the last 5 years. They just seemed to have lost the thrill. Since I ride by myself 99% of the time, showing off is not as fun. Plus I...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By maxxgraphix
Also consider the amount of energy used to...

Also consider the amount of energy used to achieve the higher compression ratio. It takes more upward force. Typically the energy released at combustion is increased with higher pressures. But we...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By maxxgraphix
Check out...

Check out http://biodiesel.infopop.cc/groupee/forums

There's a user on there that sells a simple book on home brewing. Known as GirlMark.

It's actually very easy. For fun and little expense you...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,529
Views: 2,914,364
Posted By maxxgraphix
It's not much, but it's where I'm at most of the...

It's not much, but it's where I'm at most of the time.http://maxxgraphix.net/albums/KTM/P8221085.sized.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,917
Posted By maxxgraphix
I'd get a small dirt bike and practice a track...

I'd get a small dirt bike and practice a track with a flat landing. Granted your 950 is quite capable, but also the has the power to get you in trouble fast. Landing on the rear wheel or front...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,057
Posted By maxxgraphix
Tigers are super smooth. Tourqe like a Hog and...

Tigers are super smooth. Tourqe like a Hog and revs like a rice rocket. Plus it doesn't vibrate and it's great on rough roads.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By maxxgraphix
I hope these will be available soon. My wife...

I hope these will be available soon. My wife wants one BAD.

That bike does look way better than the Vstrom, very high tech. Reminds me of the Buell.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By maxxgraphix
Tigers have plenty of power and are great road...

Tigers have plenty of power and are great road bikes. Should cost more for what you get. A little heavy on the trails.
The Transalp has much less power and less hauling capacity, but not much...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,553
Posted By maxxgraphix
If you can't buy it, build it. Feakn cool. I...

If you can't buy it, build it.
Feakn cool. I wish I had a junkyard of bike to build monsters.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,250
Posted By maxxgraphix
Sorry to hear that. I think I'd find and engine...

Sorry to hear that. I think I'd find and engine to swap in like the others have said. If it's any consolation last weekend my brother trashed his 103ci S&S motor. It was about a $8k engine. I'm sure...
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