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Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By Skidmarkart
Both of your choices are good, I think you would...

Both of your choices are good, I think you would like either one. My two cents...

The Wee will hustle past traffic if your are already going 65-70 much faster than a KLR. Like say you want to pass...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By Skidmarkart
Love it... It's like 75% of the custom things I...

Love it... It's like 75% of the custom things I would have done to a Bolt, already knocked out. Lets see one with some dirt road tires and a high-pipe! Something tells me this is not going to be a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,535
Posted By Skidmarkart
I like it - it is genuinely something different....

I like it - it is genuinely something different. People seem to always b**ch about motorcycles always being the same, then complain when someone does something different. This looks like a fun bike...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By Skidmarkart
I am 6'4" and have found most "super sport" style...

I am 6'4" and have found most "super sport" style bikes to be uncomfortable in the extreme. That said, I like a lot of power and sport style riding, and most of my ride is in the city (daily...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 159,620
Posted By Skidmarkart
My local shop has a Ninja 300 streetfighter for...

My local shop has a Ninja 300 streetfighter for sale... it's frickin' cool! I am usually not a fan of these, but this one looks like something from the factory. I would add a belly fairing to protect...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,858
Posted By Skidmarkart
"1st: I wish it to be my final bike. I do not...

"1st: I wish it to be my final bike. I do not desire to keep moving on and on, spending more money on more bikes, and learning and getting more "things" on how to do their maintenance (aka,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,152
Posted By Skidmarkart
Well, I guess I don't know s**t from Shinola...

Well, I guess I don't know s**t from Shinola either... but I would still never remove a stuck pilot with a drill :D
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Skidmarkart
My folks put Costco laminate in six years ago,...

My folks put Costco laminate in six years ago, they got it for something like $1/sqft. At first I was against it, but after it was installed (which was done in 1 day with two guys who had never done...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,152
Posted By Skidmarkart
Okay - LONG delayed response, but if anyone gives...

Okay - LONG delayed response, but if anyone gives a s**t, or looks back in the future, here's the verdict... drilled out pilot jet hole, by some stupid a**hole at some point. It took FOREVER to track...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,205
Posted By Skidmarkart
Well, in any case, give twins a try. I...

Well, in any case, give twins a try.

I don't care if I ever ride another 4 cylinder bike, ever. No offense to anyone who likes them. Just my preference. BUT, my needs are a lot like yours. I want...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,205
Posted By Skidmarkart
There's a list below my post, not bikes I have...

There's a list below my post, not bikes I have owned (well not all anyway) but one I suggest for you. Honestly, I just sold my Superhawk. It was exactly what you describe. I just saw you are local...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,402
Posted By Skidmarkart
We all make mistake learning to ride. No,...

We all make mistake learning to ride.

No, you do not have to get killed on a liter + motorcycle, but it makes the mistakes MUCH larger, MUCH more quickly, and MUCH harder to rectify. Not saying...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,205
Posted By Skidmarkart
This totally says v-twin to me. All-muscle torque...

This totally says v-twin to me. All-muscle torque #'s, forgot the large displacement four-bangers with huge horsepower. Great fun, but breaking the speed limit on any highway in the USA in second...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8,367
Views: 1,294,091
Posted By Skidmarkart
This... ...

This...

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/280x200q90/911/550DQ6.jpg (http://imageshack.com/f/pb550DQ6j)

I already have the bike, I just want it to look like this today.

Well, pretty much...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,490
Posted By Skidmarkart
Sounds like a list of my ex girlfriends. I have a...

Sounds like a list of my ex girlfriends. I have a GPZ1100e (the mid 1990s GPZ)

It has a steel frame, ZX11 motor, kind of grandad to the ZRX1100 and ZZR1200 very comfy to ride long distances sporty...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,022
Posted By Skidmarkart
Meh, wake me up when Suzuki stats building...

Meh, wake me up when Suzuki stats building v-twins again.

I love the brand (most of my bikes have been "S"), but this one looks derivative in style (CB1000r, CB500, FZ8, Gladius, etc. etc. all...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,482
Posted By Skidmarkart
1100XX for $1k? Why did you sit there and type...

1100XX for $1k? Why did you sit there and type the rest of the message man! Get out there and buy that thing. It's a great bike, fits your description well, even at 60k has plenty of life in it, if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,816
Posted By Skidmarkart
It's not bad, I drove it in April, and was...

It's not bad, I drove it in April, and was surprised by how good the condition of the road was. Admittedly it was early in the season, but I did pretty much wish I was on my DR650 pretty much the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,633
Posted By Skidmarkart
Cool motorcycle cops...

So, I am on the way home from work a while back. Along comes this HUGE funeral procession. I mean, I don't know who died, but I think they had more people at their funeral than I have met in my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,633
Posted By Skidmarkart
Most of my commute is very easy, pleasant and...

Most of my commute is very easy, pleasant and safe… until I get to the parking deck that I use every morning. Parking in that deck, above all other things (and there are plenty) has made convinced...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,187
Posted By Skidmarkart
I got a GPZ1100 for fairly cheap. It's a great...

I got a GPZ1100 for fairly cheap. It's a great bike, kind of a forerunner to the ZRX with a nice fairing to keep thee wind and weather off. Big honkin' 1100cc zx11 engine, but tuned for mid range...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Skidmarkart
I just figured it would probably be cheaper to...

I just figured it would probably be cheaper to find a used set on ebay, than get them machined. But honestly, I have no idea what that costs. Seems like one can get a decent set of zx11 rotors from...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Skidmarkart
Yeah, it shares a boat load of bits with the...

Yeah, it shares a boat load of bits with the ZX-11, I am just not sure where to look up the relevant specs for my own bike. All I see on Bike Bandit is a part that says "41080/A" - but no actual info...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Skidmarkart
Common brake rotor sizes? Replace brakes on a rarish Japan bike, with common parts

Here's the deal... my GPZ1100e has slightly warped rotors. I was going to replace them with new ones, but since the bike was only produced 1995-1997, and didn't sell all that well, there are not a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Skidmarkart
Yeah the GPZ is a fun bike. I got lucky and...

Yeah the GPZ is a fun bike. I got lucky and scored a totally pristine one with 15k on it. Always garaged, bone-stock, still have a fueling issue I am working with, but when the bike runs - wow, its...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Skidmarkart
Budget Sport Tour build/accessories

Thinking of getting my big GPZ1100e a little more set up for sport touring and take some trips over the summer. Probably not too long, just around the Southeast for starters. I have ridden for 23+...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 625,942
Posted By Skidmarkart
And I thought I was special... Nice to hear...

And I thought I was special... Nice to hear there's another in town.

Lets grab a beer sometime! I have only had mine a few weeks and would love to get some info about where you get serviced etc.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 625,942
Posted By Skidmarkart
I never thought I would be posting here, but I...

I never thought I would be posting here, but I couldn't get what I wanted anywhere else. And yeah, Italian bikes are kind of special. I am having a blast on mine :clap

Sure hope I don't get...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,541
Posted By Skidmarkart
Sixteen years old and still puts a smile on my...

Sixteen years old and still puts a smile on my face every morning. Gas mileage sucks though. Still, better than my truck, and loads more fun ;)
...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 143,991
Posted By Skidmarkart
Just got to say, I bought this DD to replace my...

Just got to say, I bought this DD to replace my Superhawk, which I still love, but f**k me, the DD, even in 750cc displacement blows it off the road! It might be making about 11-12 less hp, but...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,664
Posted By Skidmarkart
Fast, heavy, bullet proof, and fast. I had one...

Fast, heavy, bullet proof, and fast. I had one with some stage 1 jets and a Jardine pipe, and it had frightening amounts of torque. No real issues, was plenty fast enough for me, handled pretty well...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,669
Posted By Skidmarkart
I don't know why people are so hard on...

I don't know why people are so hard on automatics... I guess they are the same type of folks that want us all the screw the same way too.

Yeah, they sucked in the past, but the modern ones are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,669
Posted By Skidmarkart
I looked pretty hard at one of these recently... ...

I looked pretty hard at one of these recently...

http://www.apriliausa.com/motorcycles/mana-850-gt-abs.html

Pretty awesome automatic bike (actually a CVT). You can also ride normally and foot...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,622
Posted By Skidmarkart
Sorry totally missed that.

Sorry totally missed that.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,622
Posted By Skidmarkart
Uh... not sure where you got this info, and I...

Uh... not sure where you got this info, and I know California is a weird place and all, but I am pretty sure that's wrong. You must always have liability. If you finance at all, you will need...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 143,991
Posted By Skidmarkart
New Dorsoduro owner. Just saying hello to...

New Dorsoduro owner.

Just saying hello to the thread. I am psyched to have this bike in the garage. I swore I'd never buy European, but after test riding I realized it was EXACTLY what I wanted...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,739
Posted By Skidmarkart
6'4" 36' inseam. Aprilia Dorsoduro. Fits...

6'4" 36' inseam. Aprilia Dorsoduro. Fits great.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,808
Posted By Skidmarkart
New Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 sitting in the garage....

New Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 sitting in the garage. It's fun, was priced right, and checked all the boxes of what I want... serious V-twin pep, great noise, fuel injection, ABS, more upright than the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Skidmarkart
I am 6'4" with a 36 inseam. I had a GSXG1100 that...

I am 6'4" with a 36 inseam. I had a GSXG1100 that was very comfortable. I currently have a GPZ1100e that is super comfortable too. They are both kind of rare, but great bikes. The roll-on power is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,808
Posted By Skidmarkart
So, I test drove a Dorsoduro. It was really a fun...

So, I test drove a Dorsoduro. It was really a fun bike. I would be more than little afraid of maintaining it, but what a f**king fun bike. Like a giant dirt bike, with a 750. I think I get why people...
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