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Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,237
Posted By FTL900
I used to have a black ZRX1100, and I still miss...

I used to have a black ZRX1100, and I still miss it.
But this is what my weekend looked like.. and the only blue we saw was in the water or the sky. Well, except the Sapphire club... but that's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,237
Posted By FTL900
I'm not a huge fan of blue on a ZRX, but that's...

I'm not a huge fan of blue on a ZRX, but that's very pretty!
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,237
Posted By FTL900
Stock shocks are the baseline. Chinese...

Stock shocks are the baseline. Chinese replacements are available but imo are in line with the stock shocks.

Jamie Daugherty (on the ZRXOA forum) will rebuild and revalve your stockers for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,237
Posted By FTL900
Yeah, after I sold my black one, I kicked myself...

Yeah, after I sold my black one, I kicked myself for awhile, and then went through several other bikes before buying another Rex.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 141,237
Posted By FTL900
I owned a black ZRX1100 from 2001 to 2008, and...

I owned a black ZRX1100 from 2001 to 2008, and wish I'd never sold it. Corbin seat, pods, and a round headlight.
https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/500x408q90/406/p1010657xu5.jpg

I currently...
Forum: EMEA 06-04-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By FTL900
The autobahn tends to crowd up (and slow down) on...

The autobahn tends to crowd up (and slow down) on summer weekends, so plan accordingly. People from other countries cut thru Germany headed south and it can get pretty congested.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,181
Posted By FTL900
I didn't care what it said I rode before, but on...

I didn't care what it said I rode before, but on Saturday I jumped into a ride thru Darwin with some guys from California, and I'm hoping to see the pics they took.
I'm sure they'll only remember...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,181
Posted By FTL900
Actually I was on a WR400. Had a DR350 when I...

Actually I was on a WR400. Had a DR350 when I signed up, but I rode a WR400 for this rally.
I don't know where the DR650 came from.

Thanks again for all your hard work!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 901,315
Posted By FTL900
What a deal!! I have a couple... bought an...

What a deal!!
I have a couple... bought an FZR600 for $500 that hadn't run in 3-4 years. New chain & sprockets, air filter, oil & filter, and I sold it for $1800....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,189
Posted By FTL900
I don't ever use hair gel, I don't want that...

I don't ever use hair gel, I don't want that stuff inside my helmet.



That's my method too- get a little water in the hair, mess it up, then brush it back into place. I keep a brush in my...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 28,023
Posted By FTL900
That absolutely did it. I logged back in today...

That absolutely did it. I logged back in today and they're rearranged into chronological order.

You may want to to cross-post this into another forum or two, to get the word out there. The PNW...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 28,023
Posted By FTL900
This is really looking great, Natalia! One...

This is really looking great, Natalia!

One question.. I have a 4-day total trip created as 4 separate trips, one for each day. So now I have 4 corresponding trip icons, one for each day.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 28,023
Posted By FTL900
I just found this today, and I love it!! ...

I just found this today, and I love it!!

I've been planning a summer trip since last year (http://pnwriders.com/ride-reports/187161-2014-epic-adventure-road-trip-thru-washington-oregon.html)-...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,181
Posted By FTL900
I'm home early... no broken legs! It was a good...

I'm home early... no broken legs! It was a good time, but a 50 mile dirt loop this morning was about all the fun I could survive in one weekend. I was planning to leave Sunday morning anyway and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
I'd be interested in hearing about that ride, but...

I'd be interested in hearing about that ride, but I can't get at the ride signup list from work... suddenly I'm getting this instead:

http://blog.flattr.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/unnamed.png...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,675
Posted By FTL900
1 weekly voyage between Houston, TX and Progreso,...

1 weekly voyage between Houston, TX and Progreso, Mexico (http://www.lineaships.com/index.html)
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,392
Posted By FTL900
Nevada has similar registration fees, as does...

Nevada has similar registration fees, as does Georgia, basing it on the value of the vehicle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 277,520
Posted By FTL900
For me, I want to keep the sport in...

For me, I want to keep the sport in sport-touring. But the OP is right, my sportbike buddies wonder why I ride something so slow and heavy, while my long-distance Iron Butt friends wonder why I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,181
Posted By FTL900
Work, sleep, work, sleep, work half a day and...

Work, sleep, work, sleep, work half a day and blow off Friday afternoon to leave early.

http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/57/jfy3.png
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
I'm right there with ya... I'm sitting in the IT...

I'm right there with ya... I'm sitting in the IT department and pretending to be productive while cruising ADV and counting the hours until Friday afternoon.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
OK, I'm up. I've never had a cyber-stalker...

OK, I'm up. I've never had a cyber-stalker before! :norton
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 78,982
Posted By FTL900
One of my current bikes... ...

One of my current bikes...
http://imageshack.com/a/img22/2096/hjb6.jpg

The bike I never should have sold...
http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/172/rn7o.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,604
Posted By FTL900
When the time comes of rme, I could go the CanAm...

When the time comes of rme, I could go the CanAm Spyder route. It's not the same, but for me, it's better than not riding.

When I was 35, my dad was 57 and decided he was losing that edge so...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
Sign up for the Echo Canyon ride on Saturday...

Sign up for the Echo Canyon ride on Saturday morning... I'll help you if you get stuck, and you can help me pick up my Yamaha because I can't ride for shiite.

Seriously, I'm pretty n00b at this,...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By FTL900
IIRC, mine was $20 at Wally world, and I think...

IIRC, mine was $20 at Wally world, and I think they had cruiser sizes as well.
Good because if it doesn't fit right, you can easily return it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 301,427
Posted By FTL900
Harley needs to buy the Bolt from Yamaha, rebadge...

Harley needs to buy the Bolt from Yamaha, rebadge it, and then LIE about who built it. :rofl

http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/52164072/52164072+w400/2014_Yamaha_Bolt_RSpec.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,832
Posted By FTL900
Yeah I'm thinking the OP must be an engineer of...

Yeah I'm thinking the OP must be an engineer of some sort.

I would have done the same- called 3 or 4 guys and then bumped it up one step at a time- hold it with the front brake until everyone...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By FTL900
I have a stock Dodge Ram, tho the tailgate feels...

I have a stock Dodge Ram, tho the tailgate feels taller than the F150 I owned previously. I bought a long arched ramp and while it works good, I still look for any opportunity to even it out by...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 319,561
Posted By FTL900
I just found this thread, and subscribed. (I may...

I just found this thread, and subscribed. (I may be biased because I went to high school in Kent)

There's a similar thread going over on the VFR World forum, and I'm going to point them here to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,956
Posted By FTL900
I put my phone on PLAY and get whatever MP3 plays...

I put my phone on PLAY and get whatever MP3 plays next. I haven't really tried internet radio while I'm riding, but i did just install iHeart radio.
I just don't want to get stuck on something I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
Another noob here... I made the DV Daze in...

Another noob here... I made the DV Daze in January, but I'm still very new at this.
I'm packing light. Rear fender bag contains a front tube, tube patching kit, a siphon hose, a clean red grease...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-10-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,502
Posted By FTL900
Thanks, I had forgotten about Bubbler!

Thanks, I had forgotten about Bubbler!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
It's redundant (and probably not helpful), but...

It's redundant (and probably not helpful), but make sure you're signed in, up in the top right corner.

I just added myself to two rides, and then quit 1 of them. Using Chrome. GL, YMMV.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,502
Posted By FTL900
Having lived in both Oregon and Washington for...

Having lived in both Oregon and Washington for many years (decades), it's totally gorgeous there and there's no better place to be during the summer, but I can't handle the continual gray drizzle the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
I have a smaller gas grill that I'll be bringing...

I have a smaller gas grill that I'll be bringing if it'll help.
http://r1.coleman.com/ProductImages/Full/2000010585a_500.jpg

Harbor Freight has shelter canopies for $69. I thought about...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
New tires are ordered, and they will be here next...

New tires are ordered, and they will be here next week. After re-reading this thread (daily), I went with the Pirelli XCMH front and rear.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,158
Posted By FTL900
I dunno about 10% faster, but never slower than...

I dunno about 10% faster, but never slower than traffic, unless something isn't working correctly. And then I'd be in the far right lane until I could exit.

I ride mostly with traffic, a little...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 221,350
Posted By FTL900
New tires on the way!! I'm gonna try the Pirelli...

New tires on the way!! I'm gonna try the Pirelli XMCH, I've head good things about them, and my current tires are missing a few of the knobs... probably laying within a few miles of Furnace Creek.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,083
Posted By FTL900
It sounds like you're doing a really good job of...

It sounds like you're doing a really good job of balancing risk and lifestyle.

Long-winded story follows:
Over 20 years ago when I washed the front and lowsided in a 90 degree turn on early...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By FTL900
You may want to post on PNW Riders...

You may want to post on PNW Riders (http://pnwriders.com/) if you haven't already. They have local sections including the Vancouver/Portland area.
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