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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2013, 04:33 AM
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Views: 265
Posted By steveyak
looking to start a ride today afterwork time starting monmouth county area

anyone up for a ride today? I'm in monmouth county. I'm up for any type of ride. I can take out the f800 or the speed triple. So dirt, paved, or mixed sounds fun
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By steveyak
thanks

this is exactly the info I was hoping for. thanks for the help. seems like looking onto the mlx may be the way to go for me. seat height is no issue.
the jumps we hit are just little one around...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By steveyak
question about crf250l

looking for some info guys. I have a few bikes already, but looking to get rid of my old kx125 that I ride dirt with my son, and wondering if these dual sports can handle some good tight trail...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
corndog

Corndog thanks for that info. That was exactly the kind of thing I wanted to know. Looks like the gs may be coming off the table. Suspension really bottomed out that easily huh?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
thanks guys

going to have her take a look around this forum
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
correct

You are right pete, and I am letting her choose. taken her to revzilla to try on gear for 5 hours. sat her on loads of bikes and still going to other friends bikes and dealers, and to nyc bike show...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
bit of a tool

If you care to make a comment. you should first read the text on the previous pages.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
30 years

I'm asking here because I've been riding 30 years(since I was six) so I dont really remember what its like to be a new rider, and also I had 12 years riding experience before I got my first street...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
ins

Good point about ins.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
in reply to not being a dick, yes not looking for...

in reply to not being a dick, yes not looking for a pissing match. I can handle traffic pretty well and enjoy my triple at the track. I do except that on the track holding your 250 wide open it may...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
reasons

what I dont like about the 250 is the light weight and under power. She took all of about 30 seconds to pick up the xr 100. and was pushing after an hour. she is not a weak girl so she would be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
Im also trying to get away from the 250 partially...

Im also trying to get away from the 250 partially because I feel it is the scariest bike I have ever ridden, just for the fact that it really cant get out of the way with a full sized person on it. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
all good

You did not over step.
She doesnt have experience on bikes to know what she wants, but she feels that the turns are where she will enjoy her self the most. budget we set $2500 range. she has sat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
that may be the answer

I forgot about gs500 that may be the perfect bike. I think better power range and same price range. thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
haha

She is definitely not your average woman.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
good skills

She is a national champion skydiver, so she is pretty good with the quick decisions and/or pressure. What she is still lacking is the muscle memory, and natural reactions. She is very good about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,571
Posted By steveyak
picking 1st bike for the girl

Hey Guys looking for some unbiased input. We are looking to get my girl her first bike she is leaning in the sport direction. She is 5'8" so not a little girl, she has very little riding...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By steveyak
I wonder

I wonder what wouldve happened if those kids stole a cop car and sold it giving the new guy a bill of sale. would they still let him keep the car. This is some serious Bull F**kin* Sh**. If he...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By steveyak
thanks guys

Looks like I do need to move the armor up tried flipping it over and some other suggestions but no good so I will call aerostich to ask them what to use for glueing pieces onto pant are. I dont want...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,568
Posted By steveyak
+1

+1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By steveyak
hmmmm

did I post this in the wrong place, or did all the opinions disappear around here?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By steveyak
When I sit on the bike they just barely catch the...

When I sit on the bike they just barely catch the top of my knee. When standing they are 100% below the knee
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By steveyak
nope

They come with one place. It's a pocket for armor that velcro's in. No adjustment
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By steveyak
knee armor location????

Hey Fellas,
I hate to admit it but I am just now starting to ride with proper gear after 30 years from my first ride. Boots were first no problem, jacket all seems good armor feels right. gloves...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,966
Posted By steveyak
last weekend

yeah I rode with Walter last weekend I think the visuals were good then too but didnt have enough time to look around and stay on the roadhttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/icon10.gif
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By steveyak
same here

Just wanted to say thanks also, had a great ride, food, and some new people. would love to go back out with you guys again some time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By steveyak
tag alongs

you looking for another tag along, I was out in south jersey today. Managed to not get blown away so I wouldnt mind trying again tomorrow.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By steveyak
depends on bike

On the sport bike I replace both together always no they dont wear even. I like to be a little heavy handed on the throttle side. so rear wears first. But when digging into the turns you can feel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,657
Posted By steveyak
this is how things are meant to look.

this is how things are meant to look.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By steveyak
Well I figured it out so if anyone ever comes...

Well I figured it out so if anyone ever comes across this problem look me up
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 313,129
Posted By steveyak
revzilla

http://www.revzilla.com/search?query=scout+k60&x=0&y=0
revzilla has them in stock got mine about a month ago $144
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By steveyak
kx125 exhaust timing

I have a 1990 kx125 rebuilding the top end and want to put the exhaust power valves back in but the punch marks are gone. So I dont know where the timing should be. My first guess is pull rack all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 74,098
Posted By steveyak
advtank

So does the advtank work with bmw panniers? guessing no but cant tell from pics
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 313,129
Posted By steveyak
ordered

Got one coming, just curious how the 150mis on road comparing cutting center or not do you notice it on pavement, or only notice the plus side on dirt?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 313,129
Posted By steveyak
thanks Snowy

Is that 150 cut in the photo or is it a 140. And thanks for the good info and link. looks like Im placing an order today
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 313,129
Posted By steveyak
thanks

thanks guys thats the info I was looking for. Looks like I may try the combo out and see what happens. I also have another bike for playing in the twisties, but on the way to the dirt is lots of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 313,129
Posted By steveyak
pushing the k60's

Been searching thru this thread for awhile and cant find anyone who pushes these tires on road. Off road seems like everyone says they are equal to tkc 80 but on road I definitely like to push my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By steveyak
gopr0005.mp4

gopr0005.mp4
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,713
Posted By steveyak
delorme

DeLorme maps show dirt roads they are the finer red lines they cost 19.95 and are worth every penny there is lots of fun legal dual sport ride(on the map) plus loads of atv and or snowmobile trails...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-22-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,632
Posted By steveyak
I was the problem

Think I was just running way to much air pressure at first, and also went to light on the beads. I treated them like like street tires that dont have all that uneven rubber on them so not thinking I...
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