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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Tim_Tom
+ 1. If some bit of Sizuki GS information is...

+ 1. If some bit of Sizuki GS information is missing from that site, it doesn't exist.
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By Tim_Tom
I'm only at 14 :cry... thankfully the game is...

I'm only at 14 :cry... thankfully the game is young and more factors than just WSBK. Should be fun all around. :freaky
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Tim_Tom
Suck up and pay Dorna to for the MotoGP and WSBK...

Suck up and pay Dorna to for the MotoGP and WSBK subscriptions...

There is also a way to watch the British TV coverage online but I forget how.

Not very helpful but it's a start maybe?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,139
Posted By Tim_Tom
For what's it's worth I think your BMW build is...

For what's it's worth I think your BMW build is the best the show has featured the far. And it was awesome to see it ridden by a legend. Keep doing what you do and ignore people who don't get it!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Tim_Tom
Why not just get a quad bike? Seems the perfect...

Why not just get a quad bike? Seems the perfect application for it.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By Tim_Tom
Get a tiny Chinese knock off 125 'dirt bike'. Can...

Get a tiny Chinese knock off 125 'dirt bike'. Can be had for a few hundred bucks, its a pit bike, doesn't need to be street legal. Or very fast. I've seen plenty of guys just ride around on bicycles...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,056
Posted By Tim_Tom
If you were looking for something sportier an...

If you were looking for something sportier an early 90s Japanese 600cc sports bike can be a great ride too. Look for one that has been maintained and not ridden into a tree... really any of the gsxr,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,056
Posted By Tim_Tom
A big plus one for the Suzuki GS850G. I had one...

A big plus one for the Suzuki GS850G. I had one as my first bike in college (only a few years ago) and ended up riding that monster coast to coast to coast. I picked it up for 1200, rode the crap out...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-19-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 174,263
Posted By Tim_Tom
Well at least I'm not alone in this boat....

Well at least I'm not alone in this boat. Hopefully I hear back from the dealer soon.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-19-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 174,263
Posted By Tim_Tom
August would be a deal breaker for me, no way I...

August would be a deal breaker for me, no way I can be that long bikeless. I'd go stir crazy. I'm also not about to order one until I've seen it in person and at least sat on it...

At the same...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 174,263
Posted By Tim_Tom
April is not too bad... I emailed the dealer I...

April is not too bad... I emailed the dealer I intend to buy from, and I'm hoping they can give me a date.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 174,263
Posted By Tim_Tom
So anyone order one yet? Or more to the point any...

So anyone order one yet? Or more to the point any one have a delivery date? Sold my last bike today and a red icon is looking like an ideal replacement. I just don't want to be sitting around...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,306
Posted By Tim_Tom
Good Lord yes. I recommend a GSXR of course. The...

Good Lord yes. I recommend a GSXR of course. The king of the 750, but the zx7r is also a great choice. If you wanted to go a bit bigger an FZR 1000 will go like stink. Triple digits before you get...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,064
Posted By Tim_Tom
I like old bikes because they can be had for a...

I like old bikes because they can be had for a fraction of the cost of new state of the art bikes and I get just as much enjoyment from them. The newest bike I've owned is 22 years old, and it's a...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By Tim_Tom
Sweet! Looks like several of us picked up...

Sweet! Looks like several of us picked up Ianonne... I guess he's good value?
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By Tim_Tom
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,385,669
Posted By Tim_Tom
This is it. I've done that road many many times,...

This is it. I've done that road many many times, and recognize it instantly.

Also if you Google image search 'Hawks Nest Port Jervis' that picture is like the 10th one to show up...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-01-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 174,263
Posted By Tim_Tom
It was a first ride review, at the same launch as...

It was a first ride review, at the same launch as every other review right now. They weren't able to make a comprehensive test of the bike. I suspect that will happen as soon as they get a test bike...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tim_Tom
Inspiration from the world of Fallout... ...

Inspiration from the world of Fallout...

http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz151/Tam6/Mobile%20Uploads/falloutbike1_zps37a12b5e.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36,110
Views: 9,385,669
Posted By Tim_Tom
Wait?! You mean the only way she had to steer is...

Wait?! You mean the only way she had to steer is with her HANDS? On the HANDLEBARS?! It's a miracle if she survived... :rofl

After a while in the race tuck standing even for a few seconds does...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-25-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By Tim_Tom
Throw a gas tank and seat on picture number two...

Throw a gas tank and seat on picture number two and you are done. Preferably held together with an old belt and duct tape. Just work with whatever you can scrounge up.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,021
Posted By Tim_Tom
Agreed. Don't waste the paint. The semi matching...

Agreed. Don't waste the paint. The semi matching shades of red are perfect.
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 514,215
Posted By Tim_Tom
Anyone seen the latest cover of Motorcyclist? A...

Anyone seen the latest cover of Motorcyclist? A nice red MOTUS is on it. There is also a ride review of the production bike in the magazine.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,509
Posted By Tim_Tom
I say ride that thing as is. Maybe add a front...

I say ride that thing as is. Maybe add a front fender. For the graded dirt and gravel roads you will do just fine. Keep the speed controlled and stay away from tight single track...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 39,456
Posted By Tim_Tom
The wife and I were talking about this today and...

The wife and I were talking about this today and we reached the same conclusion. Especially since she is the primary bread winner it makes no sense for me to make such a sacrifice. We both decided we...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Tim_Tom
Shaft drive Suzuki GS. Choose your displacement...

Shaft drive Suzuki GS. Choose your displacement from 650, 850, 1000, or 1100. All are excellent motorcycles and reliable as a hammer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 157,696
Posted By Tim_Tom
The new Guzzi V7II has traction control. At $8500...

The new Guzzi V7II has traction control. At $8500 I think its one of the cheapest NEW motorcycles with TC. You can likely find a used bike with TC for less though.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 39,456
Posted By Tim_Tom
Yes I am very excited about this. The wifes new...

Yes I am very excited about this. The wifes new job will take us out to the middle of the high desert. about 100 miles west of Death Valley. I'll trade the NJ / NY grind for the desert heat any day....
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 39,456
Posted By Tim_Tom
I did see that yes. I'm a fan of 'over build and...

I did see that yes. I'm a fan of 'over build and understress' it's a great way to provide a reliable experience. Also makes it easy for the home mechanic to keep things going.

Thanks!

On the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 39,456
Posted By Tim_Tom
Ok Bonneville people, question for you all. I...

Ok Bonneville people, question for you all. I have liked the Bonneville for quite some time, and after much thinking and processing, decided that will be my next bike. But here's the rub.

I will...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,763
Posted By Tim_Tom
Eek I would say there are four types of road going...

I would say there are four types of road going motorcycles. Cruisers, designed for looks, sound, etc. Tourers, designed for long haul comfort. Sport bikes, designed for the most performance possible....
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,591
Posted By Tim_Tom
As someone who has ridden that route many, many...

As someone who has ridden that route many, many times, I would say an EFI fz1 would fit the bill perfect. Plenty of power to be safe on the turnpike, comfortable for the trip, nimble for the city,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,763
Posted By Tim_Tom
The fz6 is most decidedly a Standard. However...

The fz6 is most decidedly a Standard. However marketing departments decided that 'standard' isn't sexy and instead started calling things naked, street fighter, adventure, retro, etc. All are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,763
Posted By Tim_Tom
SPORTBIKES have race inspired ergonomics, to go...

SPORTBIKES have race inspired ergonomics, to go along with their race inspired performance, and race inspired full fairings.

All of those bikes with upright bars, low pegs, integrated luggage...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,763
Posted By Tim_Tom
They have changed many parts from a K5 to a 2013,...

They have changed many parts from a K5 to a 2013, as well they should. However the mighty GSXR1000 is still a very well balanced, comfortable, fast, reliable, analog SPORTBIKE.

I would much...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,695
Posted By Tim_Tom
You have a bike you love riding. And another bike...

You have a bike you love riding. And another bike you think you should love to ride, yet you don't love it as much as the other bike.

Seems, pretty clear cut to me. Sell the one that doesn't do...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 52,226
Posted By Tim_Tom
The Alaskan winter is long. Haters gonna hate....

The Alaskan winter is long. Haters gonna hate. Since you like the tiny tech team joke, and it brings you a smile, by all means continue!

I think it's creative, and a whole bunch of work to make a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,183
Posted By Tim_Tom
Who said anything about this bike having tube...

Who said anything about this bike having tube tires?! All we have are some pictures to look at!

Just because the bike has spokes doesn't mean it needs tubes. The are plenty of tubeless spoke wheel...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Tim_Tom
Well I'll be damned. Learned something new today....

Well I'll be damned. Learned something new today. I would assume that caps from an older model carb would fit? Then again I also assumed they weren't plastic. :hide
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-09-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Tim_Tom
Those tops shouldn't be plastic... looks like...

Those tops shouldn't be plastic... looks like someone painted them with truck bed liner to me. It ought to be removable.
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