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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By aciurczak
Yes, Tom sends a list of qualifying finishers to...

Yes, Tom sends a list of qualifying finishers to Kneebone. If you want to get your IBA Saddlesore certificate, you only need to send in the cert fee to the IBA; no additional paperwork is required. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By aciurczak
Thumb 2015 Cal24 Announcement (June 12th - 14th, 2015)

From Tom....



More information from Tom this afternoon:



All details about the event (this year and past years) can be found at the Cal24 (http://www.cal24.com) link in my signature.
Forum: Face plant 01-31-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,517
Posted By aciurczak
He was pretty active over the last few years on...

He was pretty active over the last few years on our ninja 250 site. Never met him in person, but he came across as a really great guy. Bright, funny, helpful, etc. Matt - if someone in FL is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12,422
Views: 2,390,791
Posted By aciurczak
Looks peaceful! :thumb

Looks peaceful! :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Still sounds like pilot jets. Once the carb is...

Still sounds like pilot jets. Once the carb is out, many people replace those incredibly cheap screws with hex head ones; makes adjustments much easier every time going forward.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12,422
Views: 2,390,791
Posted By aciurczak
I've had one tank at 36 mpg, so I can certainly...

I've had one tank at 36 mpg, so I can certainly empathize, but mileage has been creeping up and I'm now typically getting 47-48 mpg at freeway speeds (75 mph actual).
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12,422
Views: 2,390,791
Posted By aciurczak
I installed the Ventura luggage rack this...

I installed the Ventura luggage rack this evening. Good quality brackets, nice bags.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12,422
Views: 2,390,791
Posted By aciurczak
Some new farkling

I picked up a new 2014 CRF250L a few weeks ago, and have been adding some bits and bobs along the way.

GPS mount + Battery Tender cabling...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-04-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By aciurczak
Navigator IV - Which version for RT?

Hi all - I just wrote off a K1600GT, that had the Navigator IV in it. It appears that there are two versions of the Nav IV; one with buttons on the side of it, and one without buttons on the side of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 284,703
Posted By aciurczak
ESA is "Electronic Suspension Adjustment", which...

ESA is "Electronic Suspension Adjustment", which is an option that you may have (probably have) on your K16GTL. Toggle through the menu, and you can choose the suspension to be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Small world. Howdy! :wave

Small world. Howdy! :wave
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Here are a few DIY's for installing hard luggage...

Here are a few DIY's for installing hard luggage (in most cases, Givi) on a 250:

DIY: Another Hardlocking Saddlebags w/ Quicklock (http://www.ninjette.org/forums/showthread.php?t=78455)
DIY - Yet...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Info on framesliders for the 2008+ models: ...

Info on framesliders for the 2008+ models:

http://www.ninjette.org/wiki/Frame_sliders

edit: Hi Floyd! :)
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
The 2008+ bikes have the same setup with the...

The 2008+ bikes have the same setup with the speedo cable run off of the front wheel.



Unfortunately, that's exactly what happens. The speedo is over by 10% or so, while the odometer is much...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Some pics of one installed: ...

Some pics of one installed:

http://www.ninjette.org/forums/showthread.php?p=333708&postcount=19
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 42,517
Posted By aciurczak
Someone posted up a great pic yesterday: ...

Someone posted up a great pic yesterday:

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-B4vRJDb/0/XL/i-B4vRJDb-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 42,517
Posted By aciurczak
The reds have changed over the years. ...

The reds have changed over the years.

Someone posted up pics of a neat ninja 250 conversion a few days ago:

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Q5WqPT6/0/L/i-Q5WqPT6-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 42,517
Posted By aciurczak
Here's a link to a gallery...

Here's a link to a gallery (http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/5159458_6dhW3#312386104_Zg42c) of 2000+ Ninja 250 pics. Some good, some great!

I always chuckle at this one...
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Took the Ninjette out for the first time in a few weeks

Snow visible in the distance, a bit rare for this neck of the woods...
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
16-tooth front sprocket can fit on the new-gens,...

16-tooth front sprocket can fit on the new-gens, but it does require a small bit of grinding to get the appropriate clearance. Likely easier to just go 15/41 and call it a day.

relevant link...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Damn. That's impressive! :clap

Damn. That's impressive! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Welcome to the addiction. :D

Welcome to the addiction. :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Good general purpose tires for the 08+ ninjette...

Good general purpose tires for the 08+ ninjette are the Bridgestone BT-45's and the Dunlop GT-501's. Both of them came as OEM tires on the 2008 version for the US, and worked just fine. 2009 and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Another thread on that same bike up here...

Another thread on that same bike up here (http://www.ninjette.org/forums/showthread.php?t=34208). The work Greg put into that machine is simply amazing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Final standings for the 2009 Cal24 are posted up...

Final standings for the 2009 Cal24 are posted up here (http://www.cal24.com/forums/showthread.php?t=192), and some ride reports are starting to show up right here...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 314,317
Posted By aciurczak
Looks perfectly natural when motocops do almost...

Looks perfectly natural when motocops do almost the exact same maneuver on a road king, but it does look on the goofy side on a tiny sportbike like the ninjette.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
That's always the plan, but unfortunately Jeff...

That's always the plan, but unfortunately Jeff has a conflict this year so the rest of us are on our own. :eek1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Less than a month to go! :thumbup Tom puts in...

Less than a month to go! :thumbup Tom puts in the final shirt orders in the next few days, so if you're on the fence, now's the time to sign up to guarantee you'll get your swag in the right size...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Less than two months out! :rayof

Less than two months out! :rayof
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
*BUMP* for a great rally! Less than 3 months to...

*BUMP* for a great rally! Less than 3 months to go... :rayof
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,532
Posted By aciurczak
Couldn't agree more. :thumb

Couldn't agree more. :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
The event is a strictly BYOFC/SS event, subject...

The event is a strictly BYOFC/SS event, subject to all appropriate local laws and regulations. I do endeavour to take and publish great pictures of any rally riders who do so, of course.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
"What does the Cal24 entry fee include?" ...

"What does the Cal24 entry fee include?"

Details at this link (http://www.cal24.com/forums/showthread.php?p=45&postcount=2), but for simplicity, quoted here as well:



The checkpoint workers...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Not yet, but if there were you'd have plenty of...

Not yet, but if there were you'd have plenty of competition, don't worry. :D

Hop on over to the site, get yourself registered, and take a peek at some of the Ride Reports from past rallies...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Rich - I've posted links to your 2004 & 2005...

Rich -

I've posted links to your 2004 & 2005 Ride Reports up on the www.cal24.com site. Did you ride it any other years and write something up? Sorry you can't make it this year.

EDIT: found...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
Tom puts on a great event, I hope you can join us.

Tom puts on a great event, I hope you can join us.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By aciurczak
2009 Cal24 Rally Announced!

The 2009 Cal24 Rally (http://www.cal24.com) has just been announced by Tom Melchild:



All pertinent info can be found at www.cal24.com. This is a tremendously fun event every year. I've done...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,927
Posted By aciurczak
Definitely near the top of the to-do list,...

Definitely near the top of the to-do list, Sprale. I'm looking forward to full mediawiki integration with vB (and compatibility the 3.8.0 and the expected 4.0 upgrade), and I don't think any of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,532
Posted By aciurczak
Fun machines, either the prior-gen or the new...

Fun machines, either the prior-gen or the new '08/'09's. For an experienced rider though, they can be an acquired taste. Very light, fun motor to take to redline in 4 gears and realize you still...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,927
Posted By aciurczak
Fixed. :D Thx to an influx of expats from the...

Fixed. :D Thx to an influx of expats from the other sites, ninjette.org has as many people online at a time (and per day) as newninja, and almost as many as ninja250forum. Number of new posts per...
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