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Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,695
Posted By Superzoom
To me, the Ninja 250 makes sense if you want a...

To me, the Ninja 250 makes sense if you want a screamer that you can actually make scream on a regular basis. Most bikes 600cc and up will be pretty understressed at legal speeds and you won't get...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,964
Posted By Superzoom
Judging by the responses, it seems a few people...

Judging by the responses, it seems a few people who are complaining about the methodology of the survey didn't bother to read the explanation of the survey very carefully. For one thing, the results...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-07-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Superzoom
I rode my Sportster 1200R on gravel a fair bit...

I rode my Sportster 1200R on gravel a fair bit and found it much more stable than my current FZ6R, and I would guess this was mainly due to the Sportster having approx. 30 degree rake vs. the FZ6R's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-05-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Superzoom
Isn't more rake a good thing off pavement?

Isn't more rake a good thing off pavement?
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,307
Posted By Superzoom
I think part of the frustration (and fun) of...

I think part of the frustration (and fun) of these threads is reading between the lines and figuring out what the OP really wants. My guess is that JNRobert is looking for a fairly exotic bike with...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,733
Posted By Superzoom
I love irony.

I love irony.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 17,644
Posted By Superzoom
I 72% love it, 28% hate it. Seems to be true for...

I 72% love it, 28% hate it. Seems to be true for me of most modern motorcycle styling.

Needs bigger wheels, more suspension travel, and a different accent colour, then I would 94% love it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 205,603
Posted By Superzoom
You sold the bike you hated with the worst...

You sold the bike you hated with the worst suspension you've experienced... to your SISTER?
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,970
Posted By Superzoom
The aesthetics of the latest Yamahas can be...

The aesthetics of the latest Yamahas can be argued, but as far as producing innovative, light-weight, high-performing, exciting and even practical and budget-friendly bikes, Yamaha is on a roll. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Superzoom
I had no idea about these dent repair people. ...

I had no idea about these dent repair people. Thanks so much for the suggestions!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Superzoom
It's a really teeny, tiny dent, and I want to do...

It's a really teeny, tiny dent, and I want to do something fairly low effort.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Superzoom
Best way to fill a tiny tank dent

I know this is technically not the right forum to ask this question, as my bike is a 2009 FZ6R, but I know that the collective knowledge in Old's Cool is mindbogglingly broad, and that someone here...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By Superzoom
:wink:

:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By Superzoom
http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/5373...

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/537387/resized_trophy-manager-meme-generator-free-lobotomy-voucher-for-most-uninformed-comment-fea6b1.jpg

At least you didn't recommend a Diavel.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By Superzoom
...says the person who read almost none of the...

...says the person who read almost none of the thread.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By Superzoom
I think fully upright with ape hangers would be a...

I think fully upright with ape hangers would be a fun way to go, like the bad guy in Akira.

http://www.animationinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Project-AKIRA-CLOWN-JLW.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By Superzoom
Sounds like you're going through a phase, and...

Sounds like you're going through a phase, and while there's nothing wrong with that, or with 125s, you will probably swing back the other direction after a season or two.

You will definitely have...
Forum: Canada 01-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,469
Posted By Superzoom
My wife and I did a ten-day two-up tour of...

My wife and I did a ten-day two-up tour of Vancouver-Tofino-Victoria-Whistler-Vancouver, and it was fantastic.

The ride from Nanaimo to Tofino was a blast with some seriously serpentine mountain...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,858
Posted By Superzoom
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Triumph Tiger....

I'm surprised no one has mentioned Triumph Tiger. Decent off-road, sporty on-road.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,042
Posted By Superzoom
I don't really agree with this. Having a fun...

I don't really agree with this. Having a fun bike that you love can transform a boring commute into a nice little twice-daily escape.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By Superzoom
I find this list interesting because it's pretty...

I find this list interesting because it's pretty diverse, yet people so often say of comparing bikes that "people considering Bike X would not be cross-shopping Bike Y--they are different...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,409
Posted By Superzoom
Do you tour without a windscreen?

Do you tour without a windscreen (or fairing) by choice? If so, is it because there is something about a windscreen that you dislike (noise, turbulence, removes you from riding "experience")?

I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Superzoom
Does your bike have cartridge forks or emulators?...

Does your bike have cartridge forks or emulators? Maybe it would help to have suspension with good high speed compression damping.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,069
Posted By Superzoom
Does Progressive Suspension give refunds on...

Does Progressive Suspension give refunds on shocks that have been installed and used?
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,069
Posted By Superzoom
Interesting points. Even after hundreds in...

Interesting points. Even after hundreds in suspension upgrades, a Sportster can still suck over rougher pavement.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,710
Posted By Superzoom
Fantastic porn, indeed! The exhaust is...

Fantastic porn, indeed! The exhaust is sensational.

Would you ever consider losing the fairing and turning it into a naked? I think the engine is the jewel in the bike, and the hyper-70's style...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,468
Posted By Superzoom
I would think a Guzzi V7 or Suzuki TU250 would...

I would think a Guzzi V7 or Suzuki TU250 would actually be great for backroads.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,069
Posted By Superzoom
Good comments on this thread, all valid. Yet at...

Good comments on this thread, all valid. Yet at the same time, they are all invalid, because they don't reflect your needs and wants.

For me, enjoying a motorcycle is a balance between objective...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9,869
Views: 1,665,516
Posted By Superzoom
Looks like the Honda designers are moonlighting...

Looks like the Honda designers are moonlighting over at MG.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 26,767
Posted By Superzoom
So sorry to hear this. I enjoyed seeing every...

So sorry to hear this. I enjoyed seeing every creative step in the process. Another few days and the bike would have been perfect, I'm sure.

Now looking forward to pics of the finished bike!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Superzoom
Wow, that is possibly the ugliest gauge cluster...

Wow, that is possibly the ugliest gauge cluster I've ever seen. I hope you're replacing that!

The rest of the bike looks good, though.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,351
Posted By Superzoom
The bike looks great with those. So you don't...

The bike looks great with those. So you don't find the looking down to the mirrors thing annoying, as others have mentioned?
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,351
Posted By Superzoom
Hmm.... The out-of-eyeline negative aspect of...

Hmm.... The out-of-eyeline negative aspect of the bar ends does sound like an important consideration, and I'm guessing a full face helmet makes it even more so.

I wouldn't be doing for coolness,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,351
Posted By Superzoom
Thank you all so much for the responses so far. ...

Thank you all so much for the responses so far.

I'm pretty surprised that functionally, they sound quite good. I previously assumed that people put them on mostly for aesthetics.

Sounds like...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,351
Posted By Superzoom
Bar End Mirrors - Do they work?

So what's the deal with bar end mirrors?

Do they work?

Can you see much with them?

Are they as good as stemmed mirrors, or are they a compromise mostly for looks?

Are they durable enough...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,906
Posted By Superzoom
If I were you, I would go for maximum character. ...

If I were you, I would go for maximum character.

This bike is a lot of fun and only shakes at idle:
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,100
Posted By Superzoom
So you're saying if the OP's wife has the skills...

So you're saying if the OP's wife has the skills of a Paris-Dakar winner, she should be good to go?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By Superzoom
That's not my bike! My plans are listed in...

That's not my bike!

My plans are listed in my original post. I want to take my mods more in an adventure direction than a cafe direction. Just some simple, practical stuff, and a just a pinch of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By Superzoom
Here's a picture of an FZ6R street fighter...

Here's a picture of an FZ6R street fighter conversion, which I think looks pretty decent:

http://www.customfighters.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=19346&d=1319594305
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,316
Posted By Superzoom
Hi Carter, I've seen some streetfighter...

Hi Carter,

I've seen some streetfighter conversions of the FZ6R specifically and they look acceptable to me. I do know exactly what I'm getting into by removing the bodywork, and I don't think I...
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