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Forum: Road warriors Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,436
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Posted By Ginger Beard
:lol3 thank you! It's replacing one of my...

:lol3 thank you!

It's replacing one of my Sportsters as my daily. I put over 50k trouble free miles on that bike and hoping that this bike can deliver as well. The engine on the FZ is tits!!
Forum: Road warriors Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 1,064,454
Posted By Ginger Beard
:lol3 thanks! I still have the...

:lol3 thanks!


I still have the Scramster. It's a keeper!
Forum: Road warriors Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 1,064,454
Posted By Ginger Beard
fz-07

fz-07
Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:29 AM
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Views: 272,867
Posted By Ginger Beard
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/18/30c4020e46...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/18/30c4020e46928a6de267a788712e8f1e.jpg
Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 1,064,454
Posted By Ginger Beard
:lol3 they remind me of the flying motorcycle...

:lol3 they remind me of the flying motorcycle from the movie Delta Force. its like after all this time the Japanese are getting around to making things look 1980s futuristic. I just picked up a new...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 272,867
Posted By Ginger Beard
something white and parallel twin followed me...

something white and parallel twin followed me home yesterday..:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
don't sell yourself short, you have been against...

don't sell yourself short, you have been against reason in nearly every one of your posts!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By Ginger Beard
oh man, that isn't a doo rag, it's my son's dirty...

oh man, that isn't a doo rag, it's my son's dirty diaper. he hasn't quite got the hang of pack out what you packed in and inadvertently tossed it out the window while we were driving. it started out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
Solidified, thanks!:freaky

Solidified, thanks!:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
With that said, I think that I am beginning to...

With that said, I think that I am beginning to understand why it bothers you so much that some motorcyclists do not nor will they ever need ABS to save their bacon...:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
I like abs, it's just not something I feel the...

I like abs, it's just not something I feel the need to have on my bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
if you had ever ridden a motorcycle through rush...

if you had ever ridden a motorcycle through rush hour traffic down here then you would understand how true that statement that is!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
me too and through heavy downtown Miami traffic...

me too and through heavy downtown Miami traffic to boot. wish me luck!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
That you interpret what I wrote to preclude...

That you interpret what I wrote to preclude variables Or that those without the desire for or need for abs somehow makes them better or godlike says more about you than it does of me.:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
Funny that you post a graph of the real world...

Funny that you post a graph of the real world which contains a gray area yet you cling to a notion of black and white. Oh irony, how ironic you are...:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
I'm spooning on some new tires!:clap

I'm spooning on some new tires!:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
Exactly but perhaps that is the problem and the...

Exactly but perhaps that is the problem and the reason that we see so many people making such bold statements as "ABS saved my bacon!". many riders have a tendency to ride at the threshold of their...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 1,064,454
Posted By Ginger Beard
friend of mine just picked up one of these and...

friend of mine just picked up one of these and loves it. Enjoy the new bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
First that goes on the assumption that all riders...

First that goes on the assumption that all riders are safer on an ABS equipped bike or that ABS is a need rather than a desire for safety. Those things may be true for some and may not hold true for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
They don't fit Linkerts to bikes anymore. Modern...

They don't fit Linkerts to bikes anymore. Modern carbs don't Need to be fiddled with.

I really like the latest abs systems and for a dedicated track bike or commuter I would be looking in that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
Fact is that Modern abs is quite good. any of you...

Fact is that Modern abs is quite good. any of you that do not want ABS should seriously try to get a demo on one of the new KTMs.

that said, why all of the animosity towards those that simply do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
"But there are also the backwards guys who don't...

"But there are also the backwards guys who don't want to have something without disadvantages just because it's new. For these guys the companies sell the special bikes without ABS and all the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,727
Posted By Ginger Beard
I'm going to cast another vote for tire...

I'm going to cast another vote for tire technology. while I do enjoy the tech listed in the poll I really don't have any need for it. I do need good tires with decent traction in that last a long...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
Whining and irrational? I love these threads!:rofl

Whining and irrational? I love these threads!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
^Or just buy a bike without it. Thankfully many...

^Or just buy a bike without it. Thankfully many are still available though that is changing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 32,048
Posted By Ginger Beard
No,no,NO!!! You HaTe abs and any/all situations...

No,no,NO!!! You HaTe abs and any/all situations where you did not crash are pure luck!!!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
:lol3 its red beard the pirate from Scooby...

:lol3

its red beard the pirate from Scooby Doo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
You sure do. you can honestly do whatever the...

You sure do. you can honestly do whatever the fuck you want to do, that is what's so fun about life. it is also why I have an avatar of a pirate. it pokes fun at the fact that I ride a pirate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
Yup, I think that the lifestyle crap is hilarious!

Yup, I think that the lifestyle crap is hilarious!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
Absolutely and scooters, mopeds, sidecars, sport...

Absolutely and scooters, mopeds, sidecars, sport bikes, classic ujm's, monkey bikes,etc. Adventuring can be done on anything. :clap





More so. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
because there is no need for them to bring up the...

because there is no need for them to bring up the bikes that they own. these individuals would rather denigrate another fellow rider simply for the brand of motorcycle that they own and do so rarely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,517
Posted By Ginger Beard
Aren't most of the HD owners on this forum...

Aren't most of the HD owners on this forum multi-brand owners? Kinda pisses all over that brand loyalty thing eh?
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
Brett, would you happen to be able to verify...

Brett, would you happen to be able to verify stator output? Seems to be 160w from what I am able to find on the web.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
Have you found that the valves remain in spec or...

Have you found that the valves remain in spec or have you needed to adjust them? My KLX300 called for frequent Valve inspections but didn't need an adjustment until 40k miles.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
I figured that it would be relatively frequent....

I figured that it would be relatively frequent. Is it as simple as on an xrl ? Curious because this bike will be seeing around 15-20k miles a year.


Thank you for the responses.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
What is the valve clearance check interval on the...

What is the valve clearance check interval on the sr?
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 1,064,454
Posted By Ginger Beard
I own one of each (an 09 and an 00). To me the...

I own one of each (an 09 and an 00). To me the vibration on the 00 was such a non issue that I swapped the rubber bar mount inserts for urethane. While there is a notable difference between the two...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
Awesome. I tend to be fairly conservative on my...

Awesome. I tend to be fairly conservative on my bikes when I am touring and that would give me plenty of range.

looks like I have some decisions to make. made the mistake of trying out an fz09...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
thank you Sarah but I am looking to buy brand new.

thank you Sarah but I am looking to buy brand new.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 316,391
Posted By Ginger Beard
Thanks, that is essentially the offer that I'm...

Thanks, that is essentially the offer that I'm getting. given the limited availability of these bikes it seems that most are going for right around MSRP.


what kind of real world mpg are you...
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