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Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4,586
Views: 829,341
Posted By stik__boy
New sportster owner here. I traded a 98 Suzuki...

New sportster owner here. I traded a 98 Suzuki bandit 1200 for an 87 sporty 883 with 3800 miles on it. The bandit was a block of soulless alloys. A great engine.....If you like 4 cylinders, which...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-05-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By stik__boy
Search brought me here. How's it holding up?...

Search brought me here. How's it holding up? Happy with the 52lm?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By stik__boy
What about a very small tack weld on the threads?...

What about a very small tack weld on the threads?
Yeah, it makes it a PIA if you ever want to remove it.....but a thief
Will only be able to get it if he's string enough to break the fastener.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 41,746
Posted By stik__boy
Honda PC800

Honda PC800
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,959
Posted By stik__boy
Let's not kid ourselves..... I've owned 4 of...

Let's not kid ourselves..... I've owned 4 of them. They don't make "junk"...... They make Italian motorcycles, which, we all know, require massaging, loving, and care. Their never perfect out of the...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,718
Posted By stik__boy
Check out some rigs from some cycling companies....

Check out some rigs from some cycling companies. I have a Trek backpack that I've had for probably 10 years or so. Adjustable shoulder straps, chest strap, waist strap, rain fly, light, reflective...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,185
Posted By stik__boy
I have a question about the soles: they appear to...

I have a question about the soles: they appear to have a harder rubber bottom, much like say....a pair of combat boots??? While that stuff lasts forever, it's not exactly the grippiest, or most...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,562
Posted By stik__boy
From what I've seen, a lot of the issues stem...

From what I've seen, a lot of the issues stem from cheap quality fasteners. Do it, & make a few visits to Fastenal.com, order up some nice stainless stuff, & start swapping out some bolts! Oh, & grab...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 468,250
Posted By stik__boy
Agreed......never implied the R6 was a "better"...

Agreed......never implied the R6 was a "better" choice.......I'm just saying most kids would go for the R6. I don't care if Kawasaki sells more 250's......ever peruse CL looking for one......their...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 468,250
Posted By stik__boy
Hunh?????

Hunh?????
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 468,250
Posted By stik__boy
EXACTLY!!! With physically waaaay bigger...

EXACTLY!!!
With physically waaaay bigger engine, way bigger wheels, bigger tank, more plastic, brakes, forks......exhaust.....oh, no....wait on that last one! Lol
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 468,250
Posted By stik__boy
& one more thing....... 359 lbs????? Is it...

& one more thing.......
359 lbs?????

Is it just me, or is that heavy!?
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 468,250
Posted By stik__boy
Let's not forget who this appeals...

Let's not forget who this appeals to.....new/young riders.....
so you tell me, does the average 19-23 year old want this for $4000, or a used R6 for $4000???
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,366
Posted By stik__boy
i've owned, or own currently: 3 EX500's, SV650,...

i've owned, or own currently:
3 EX500's, SV650, and a honda hawk gt. (as well as a bazillion other bikes!)

the SV650 is a lot more bike than people think. ive seen everything from offroad SV's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,985
Posted By stik__boy
agreed.... i love how all you ever see them do is...

agreed.... i love how all you ever see them do is tack weld everything!
they let any goon grab the welder and zap a tack.

and i also agree the JJ seems to know his shit, and bangs out some...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,244
Posted By stik__boy
while i agree that the GSXR is a fabulous bike...

while i agree that the GSXR is a fabulous bike out of the box..... dont kid yourself, its no better (or worse) than any other 600cc sport offering from anyone else. all are very capable. FI has made...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,787
Posted By stik__boy
Please post links to some of these existing...

Please post links to some of these existing builds?
Forum: Racing 08-31-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,955
Posted By stik__boy
I was there Saturday & sunday, & video'd...

I was there Saturday & sunday, & video'd literally one of peters last laps. It's eerie. I race mini's, & that's where Peter started.....so i know a lot of people that knew him, & raced with him. A...
Forum: Racing 08-31-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,955
Posted By stik__boy
A- instead of voting "no" on ANY poll, let's just...

A- instead of voting "no" on ANY poll, let's just not vote. Let's not interject our opinions onto anyone else.

B- let's not talk about the "dangers" of roadracing, it's an accepted risk....&...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By stik__boy
thanks! drdphi's got it for me...... sincerely...

thanks! drdphi's got it for me...... sincerely appreciated!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By stik__boy
need help in alexandria, VA, TODAY!

Just as it says....need help, TODAY, with picking up some parts in Alexandria, VA....she WON'T ship, there's lots of interest.....& I want them bad! i'm first up to bat, i responded first, and she's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By stik__boy
NO ONE lives in PA?

NO ONE lives in PA?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By stik__boy
Need help with a part pickup in Alexandria, VA

Just as it says....need help, TODAY, with picking up some parts in Alexandria, VA....she WON'T ship, there's lots of interest.....& I want them bad!
In the DEL RAY neighborhood.

I'll give you a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
I would for sure be changing the gearing to...

I would for sure be changing the gearing to something pretty tall.
I put a tooth on the front of my EX to drop the rpm.
Dropped it by nearly 1000revs. Sounded like I was punishing it before the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
Don't feel bad.....I had an $8000 example of a...

Don't feel bad.....I had an $8000 example of a $1000 MINI bike!
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
But is the 650 engine suited for long highway...

But is the 650 engine suited for long highway stints?
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
Would a DR650 or KLR650 possibly fit the bill a...

Would a DR650 or KLR650 possibly fit the bill a little better for me? Or same issues, lighting aside. Seems like you can get some decent lights on those.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
I bought it because they've always appealed to...

I bought it because they've always appealed to me, & I don't know anyone with one, so it's not like I could say, "hey dude, lemme take your bike for an afternoon and see if I like it?!"

Sometimes...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By stik__boy
I have issues! (XR600 questions!)

My "issue" is that I can't stop buying motorcycles!
I sold my yz250f last Tuesday & bought a 1989 XR600 today! (WITH street title!)
I got it home, unloaded it, rode it around the hood, & asked...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 866,063
Posted By stik__boy
while i'm not so sure on "best looking roadbike,...

while i'm not so sure on "best looking roadbike, ever"..... it IS a VERY kick ass looking CB1. one of my best friends raced one of those in CCS stuff for a season. they crash pretty well. :rofl ...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By stik__boy
paint it yourself..... its not really that hard....

paint it yourself..... its not really that hard. practice on some other things first.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 1,188,007
Posted By stik__boy
same bike as everyday...... another ducati...

same bike as everyday......

another ducati
no, wait.... a hawk gt
no, wait.... a ft500
no, wait.... a dr650
no, wait.... a xr650
no, wait.... a harley street tracker
no, wait....
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By stik__boy
iphone OS4 update on 3g or 3gs

i know, i know..... this is the garage, but trust me, this is about things broken.

the OS4 update completely screws a 3g, and partially screws a 3gs. SO DONT DO IT!!!!

this may be posted...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By stik__boy
ok.... but that, in itself, doesnt make them...

ok.... but that, in itself, doesnt make them worth $350.
i'm not trying to be a cheap ass here..... i've dropped $1000
on a pair of boots, i sincerely want to know whats good about them.
i'm sure...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 58,114
Posted By stik__boy
I'll post pics today!

I'll post pics today!
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By stik__boy
You're no bucket head when it comes to good/cheap...

You're no bucket head when it comes to good/cheap ideas! 8)
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By stik__boy
so while I've admired the boots aerostich...

so while I've admired the boots aerostich offers....I just cannot bring myself to drop $300+ on a pair of boots that basically just appear to be leather boots!
Correct me if I'm mistaken, but they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 58,114
Posted By stik__boy
i've got an 88 EX500 "commuter" that in all...

i've got an 88 EX500 "commuter" that in all honesty, i love to death! i swore off inline 4's after my 1st twin, a ducati 900ss. and i can say i've remained true. while fast, competant...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 58,114
Posted By stik__boy
way cool looking.

way cool looking.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,397
Posted By stik__boy
ask Ed Key if he thinks SV's are "girls...

ask Ed Key if he thinks SV's are "girls bikes"..... or, rather.... ask his competition. he's won so many national roadracing championships on SV's, it ridiculous.
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