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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7,891
Views: 7,317,547
Posted By 1Scorpion
WOW !!! What a women ! She's a keeper.:D

WOW !!! What a women ! She's a keeper.:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13,941
Views: 1,405,221
Posted By 1Scorpion
Please I do not want to offend anyone . I've...

Please I do not want to offend anyone . I've owned and ridden several bikes well over 50,000 miles on them each, doing only regular preventive maint. Brakes , oil, valve adjustments, etc. Maybe...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13,941
Views: 1,405,221
Posted By 1Scorpion
Thank you. I'm still looking at the KLR. And yes...

Thank you. I'm still looking at the KLR. And yes I'm lazy. :D That's why the Dohickey question. Most bikes that I've owned never had to replace the chain adjuster on. I like bikes that just need...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13,941
Views: 1,405,221
Posted By 1Scorpion
I've got a couple of KLR questions. I'm thinking...

I've got a couple of KLR questions. I'm thinking about changing to a KLR 650. However I was wondering About the Dohickey and the subframe bolts. I'm too lazy to read thru several hundred post. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
+1 on the nice set up. I'm going to look into the...

+1 on the nice set up. I'm going to look into the Shad rack.
I cut down a stock windscreen that works for me . I' only 5' 9''. Less noise for sure.
Speaking of noise . I went to get new...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-06-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By 1Scorpion
Hey DirtMedic. I'm a street rider in your area....

Hey DirtMedic. I'm a street rider in your area. Just wondering I've been away from riding for a while and I'm looking for some different spots for a breakfast or lunch rides. The guys I normally...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
So far the best advice I've read yet !:clap:clap ...

So far the best advice I've read yet !:clap:clap
I have not ridden my poor old slow FZ since I screwed up and went into a tight turn a bit too HOT!!!! This was last summer. I had sudden flashbacks...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7,891
Views: 7,317,547
Posted By 1Scorpion
You got to love those smiles !:D

You got to love those smiles !:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,332
Posted By 1Scorpion
Having been there done that. I know it's a tough...

Having been there done that. I know it's a tough choice. For some it's an easy choice.
I wrecked on July 3rd 2011. I swore I would never ride again. This was NOT my first get off. But this time...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By 1Scorpion
Wow! Lots of great bikes that you don't see on...

Wow! Lots of great bikes that you don't see on the road any more. I like the way they made them unique.:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
Thanks Mexi-can't the wind screen is perfect for...

Thanks Mexi-can't the wind screen is perfect for cuuting down and painting. I got it Wed. and I hope to have time soon to get-r-done.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
It's an 05 If you have one and want to sell it...

It's an 05 If you have one and want to sell it pm the details to me.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
Yes I do. And I have Shoei helmet. I'm just used...

Yes I do. And I have Shoei helmet. I'm just used to nice clean air from riding other bikes. Like I said I can live with it. I guess I'm bored and it's something to do. But if anyone has a used...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
That's what I was afraid of . I can live with the...

That's what I was afraid of . I can live with the noise but I would like to quiet it down without spending a lot of money. I'll keep looking for a used stock screen that I can cut down.
I had a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
I'm considering one of these has anyone tried one...

I'm considering one of these has anyone tried one ?
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/mra-x-creen-add-on-variable-windscreen-spoiler-blade-clamp-on
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
If I can find another windscreen I might try...

If I can find another windscreen I might try that. I do like the looks of the Yamaha touring screen. I'll have to check if they are still available. Thanks for the info guys.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
I've been looking for a new windscreen for my 05...

I've been looking for a new windscreen for my 05 FZ6 there are not many choices that I can find. Anyone have anything good or bad to say about the Givi touring screen. The stock one ain't bad just...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
:rofl I work during the week. So I ride my work...

:rofl I work during the week. So I ride my work truck on weekdays. That plus I only have the one bike for now. I find I only ride one at a time anyways.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 58,151
Posted By 1Scorpion
Hi Guys ! I just bought a 2005 blue FZ6 with...

Hi Guys ! I just bought a 2005 blue FZ6 with just over 12000 miles on it. I've only ridden it twice but it's quite a bike. I've got loads of riding experince. On lots of different bikes. But I...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,360
Posted By 1Scorpion
I've never ridden the Versys. However being a...

I've never ridden the Versys. However being a former V-Strom owner . Here's my only real complaint about the Strom. I never could completely eliminate the head buffeting. I put about 15,000 miles on...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 312,432
Posted By 1Scorpion
Thanks for all the info guys. I pulled the...

Thanks for all the info guys. I pulled the trigger today and bought a new 2010 C-14 abs mdl. Only had time for a short ride and realized. I need 2 things soon. I need cruise control and a mount for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 312,432
Posted By 1Scorpion
I'm still waiting to pull the trigger and get a...

I'm still waiting to pull the trigger and get a 2010 C-14. But this gives me time to think of more questions. While riding with a group of freinds recently. The passenger on a ST1300 said she...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 312,432
Posted By 1Scorpion
Please pardon my ignorance on the C-14 . I like...

Please pardon my ignorance on the C-14 . I like the 2010 but it seems the 09s are more affordable. Can the heat issue on the 09 be fixed ? And are the other improvements more the extra cost ? ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 312,432
Posted By 1Scorpion
I think I've read every post on the C-14 . It...

I think I've read every post on the C-14 . It seems like a great bike. I do have two questions. I didn't see any comments on wind buffeting like slapping your head side to side any isssues with this...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,476
Posted By 1Scorpion
I think you are right. I've tried 4 different...

I think you are right. I've tried 4 different screens not counting a few homemade versions, a Madstadd bracket . I rode it with one mirror then no mirrors. With and without handguards. I rode it with...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,605
Posted By 1Scorpion
Smooth and quiet sporttourer ?

Does anyone know of any issues as far as buffeting and wind noise on the C-14 or FJR ? I want a sport tourer that will be quiet, smooth, and handle both highway speeds plus . Yet also handle the...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,476
Posted By 1Scorpion
Guess I should have been clearer with my post. I...

Guess I should have been clearer with my post. I can not and will not waste anymore time on the WEE. I want to know if anyone knows of a SPORTTOURER without buffeting issues that I should consider. ...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,476
Posted By 1Scorpion
Question Turbulance frustration !! (WeeStrom)

I've got a 09 Wee-Strom . I love the bike but hate the buffeting from the wind. I've owned this bike for almost 2 yrs and 13,500 miles. So far I've got a Madstad windscreen bracket and 4 types of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,706
Posted By 1Scorpion
You guys are great !! I can't wait to see more...

You guys are great !! I can't wait to see more from some great but crazy adventure riders . :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 1Scorpion
I would like to thank everyone for the input. I...

I would like to thank everyone for the input. I just picked up a used bike. I decided to somewhat stay near my budget. I looked at the KTM's real close but too much money for me. Everyone seemed to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 1Scorpion
I envy you, I lived in New England most of my...

I envy you, I lived in New England most of my life. We moved to Fl. 15 yrs ago. My wife is willing to move part way back but not all the way to New England. So I guess down the road I'll be a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 1Scorpion
Thanks for the offer it's very generous of you....

Thanks for the offer it's very generous of you. But I won't ride other peoples bikes just in case. I will be considering saving some more money 1st. It seems the majority of opinions lean towards...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 1Scorpion
Not far 15-30 miles average maybe 60 miles one...

Not far 15-30 miles average maybe 60 miles one way the most not on the super slab but state roads with 60 mph limits. This bike is not going to be my main bike just something to get away from the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,701
Posted By 1Scorpion
Just came across this thread . Any ways I have a...

Just came across this thread . Any ways I have a 2003 Road King I love it. It has been the most comfortable long distance ride I've owned. I use it to cruise around on and once a year I take a 3,000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 1Scorpion
Here I go again. (Seeking advice on DS thumper)

I need some input. But let's not bash other peoples rides. I have not ridden dualsports in over 5yrs. and before that not much. I'm looking to ride forest roads and some single track trails some...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By 1Scorpion
I have no problem with the stock seat. I rode a...

I have no problem with the stock seat. I rode a 550 mile day last Sat. for lunch. The biggest issue I had with the Strom was buffeting from the lousy windscreen. But a Madstad bracket and MPcycle...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By 1Scorpion
Thanks for the info. I'll give them a try.

Thanks for the info. I'll give them a try.
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By 1Scorpion
Lighter clutch lever pull ?

I'm in need of a lighter clutch lever pull. or a auto clutch. I tried finding a source called rev lock and did not have any luck. My problem is I have arthritis in my left hand. That makes it...
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