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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 43,193
Posted By 606XXZIP
Paul

Chicago
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,545
Posted By 606XXZIP
Here are inexpensive LED DIY driving lights

Check out this thread for a fun easy inexpensive usable LED driving light kit (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=674118)
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,583
Posted By 606XXZIP
Update - I did not end up getting the Honda. I...

Update - I did not end up getting the Honda. I still have my Monster S2R. I bought a Trailblazer with 20K miles on it instead.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
I bought my 1st modular flip up

Well I ended up buying a Zox Genessis RN2 SVS flip up helmet in Pearl White. It accomplishes all the goals I had set for my first flip up helmet.

Cheap for a flip up at $149.95
Fits well -...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,440
Posted By 606XXZIP
Tinted Shield for day Clear for night

Tinted Shield for day
Clear for night
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
I have had good luck with...

I have had good luck with www.motorcyclecloseouts.com (http://www.advrider.com/forums/www.motorcyclecloseouts.com)

A few years ago I purchased a SNELL approved $300 helmet for $69.95 on closeout...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
I never owned a GMAX. I am just looking at cheap...

I never owned a GMAX. I am just looking at cheap <$150 Modular style flip up helmets and the GM54 caught my eye. I don't want to spend alot since I don't even know if I will like a modular flip up...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
I never heard of Zox - thanks for the heads up....

I never heard of Zox - thanks for the heads up. Alot of helmets on the market are the same but sold under different brand names. It is difficult to know who actually manufactures helmets and who...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
I also was looking at the GM68S with the LED...

I also was looking at the GM68S with the LED light so thanks for the post.

I think I'm going to get the GM54. I have never had a Modular flip up helmet and also it has an interior sun shield...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,389
Posted By 606XXZIP
Gmax helmets (gm54) your opinion ?

Does anybody have experience with GMAX Brand Helmet ? I am considering the GM54 Helmet. Does anyone have this helmet ?
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,434
Posted By 606XXZIP
Children of the Corn

Years ago here in Illinois only the cheap smalltime regional gas stations had the enthanol...like Thornton's, Citgo, and others. The big guys like Shell & BP had the straight gas but now ALL GAS...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 735,068
Posted By 606XXZIP
check this out

check out this group (http://www.meetup.com/COMPoST/)

We do rides. Last one was sunday and we met at the Full Moon rest on 41 near Great Lakes. We road to races at Road America - Elkhart Lake, Wi
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 27,161
Posted By 606XXZIP
Thanks - Revzilla has both helmets and I did...

Thanks - Revzilla has both helmets and I did notice they look the same but branded differently
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 27,161
Posted By 606XXZIP
Fly Trekker DS Helmet or AFX FX-39 ?

Anybody have experience with the Fly Trekker DS Helmet or AFX FX-39 ?
Either one better than the other when the pace picks up on the pavement ?

I have never had a DS helmet and I read that some...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,106
Posted By 606XXZIP
12VDC ON/OFF REMOTE CONTROL You need a 12v...

12VDC ON/OFF REMOTE CONTROL

You need a 12v remote controllable relay sold here (http://www.moto-lumination.com/#%21__controllers)

See that wasn't so difficult
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By 606XXZIP
I agree there is a large aluminum heat sink...

I agree there is a large aluminum heat sink behind the LEDs in street lighting...in any LED array for that matter.

You are totally incorrect about street lighting photometrics (aka beam pattern)....
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By 606XXZIP
Alot of cities and municipalities are switching...

Alot of cities and municipalities are switching from HID (Metal Halide & High Pressure Sodium) street lighting to LED street lighting. LEDs are not a "craze". They are the future and will take over...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By 606XXZIP
You do know I was being sarcastic ???

You do know I was being sarcastic ???
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,756
Posted By 606XXZIP
They will probably work but I like the mR16 that...

They will probably work but I like the mR16 that have a flat glass sealed lens so the water cant enter.

That one looks like it doesnt have a lens
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
Those are what we used to call Megaphone...

Those are what we used to call Megaphone mufflers. I had them on my CB750F Supersport. Companies like Kerker, Vance/Hines, Muzzy,... all made megaphones. I had the Kerker 4 into 1 Megaphone. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
big +100

big +100
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By 606XXZIP
Scorpion Sync or Scorpion Trail ?

Please only comment on Scorpion Sync or Scorpion Trail otherwise we will be talking about every tire under the sun.

I have a S2R 1000 and would like to ditch my Bridgestone street/track tires...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
The guy hates Ducatis because of the timing...

The guy hates Ducatis because of the timing belts. He must also hate Goldwings. Doz damn timing belts !!
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
TITLE OF THE THREAD IS "WHICH DUCATI DO I WANT ?"...

TITLE OF THE THREAD IS "WHICH DUCATI DO I WANT ?"

NOT "Is a SV1000 OR XJR1300 CHEAPER TO MAINTAIN THAN A DUCATI ?


Maybe the polution in Ciudad de Mexico is getting to you Sus.


You...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15,008
Views: 735,068
Posted By 606XXZIP
Full Moon or Chicago Southside

Looking for people that meet at Full Moon or are located Chicago (Midway area) to ride with.

Pavement only. I have a Ducati Monster setup up for touring.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
that's funny... He's comparing Suzis and...

that's funny...

He's comparing Suzis and Yamammas to a Duc??? :huh :lol3


Its an open forum so I guess people can compare a Yamaha XT and a water cooled 4 valve Suzuki SV to a Air cooled 2...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
$250 + $700 = $950 NOT $1000 That was over a 4...

$250 + $700 = $950 NOT $1000
That was over a 4 year period so that averages to be $237.50/year

If you are going to cry about bike maintenance then don't own a bike. Wife/girlfriend maintenance...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By 606XXZIP
For about 3 summers I rode my Monster S2R 1000...

For about 3 summers I rode my Monster S2R 1000 with Clip-Ons. It totally changed the handling of the bike and shifted me down low and forward.

Monster with clip-ons is a rush to ride and it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,544
Posted By 606XXZIP
CHECK OUT THIS THREAD - ALOT OF THIS HAS ALREADY...

CHECK OUT THIS THREAD - ALOT OF THIS HAS ALREADY BEEN DISCUSSED (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=674537)
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,756
Posted By 606XXZIP
Very cool ! Thanks for trying this hack and...

Very cool ! Thanks for trying this hack and posting pictures !

I have mine angled outward slightly. The weather has been terrible in Chicago so I haven't even been able to take my bike out at...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
They want comfort, character, longevity, grunt,...

They want comfort, character, longevity, grunt, sporty steering, sweet suspension, not too much fairing, good fuel range ... the list goes on and Motus may well have most bases covered.

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
Being a small business owner myself - I wish the...

Being a small business owner myself - I wish the best of fortunes to Motus.

The odds are stacked against any startup company especially one relying on such a niche market (Premium Priced Sport...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
It is called sarcasm - Reread what I wrote with...

It is called sarcasm - Reread what I wrote with that in mind. There is not going to be direct sales of motorcycles with Motus or anybody else.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
Direct sales - hmmmm - interesting business...

Direct sales - hmmmm - interesting business model.

It just might work. God knows everybody hates dealerships.

I would love for a Ducati tech to come pick up my bike for an oil change and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
Euro Design More directly I will say that...

Euro Design

More directly I will say that whoever the Chief Designer is for Motus MUST have been heavily influenced by the Design Masters of our generation Pierre Terblanche and Fabio Taglioni....
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
It sounds kind of like Ducati meets a Speed...

It sounds kind of like Ducati meets a Speed Triple which is not a bad thing.

Do you like the Euro design of the Motus or would you like to see something that is totally different ?
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
Ducati makes more expensive factory production...

Ducati makes more expensive factory production models than HD.

And Ducati accessories and clothing are way more expensive than HD. I know because I own a Ducati and have owned 3 Harleys (both...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,322
Posted By 606XXZIP
Motus just happens to deploy a trellis backbone...

Motus just happens to deploy a trellis backbone similar to the trellis that Ducati made famous but there is no link at all between the designers at Motus and the designers at Ducati.

At the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
I agree the mirrors are not the best but I took...

I agree the mirrors are not the best but I took mine apart and tightened the internal screw then super glued the mirror back to the housing.

You can buy very nice quality mirrors for Monsters...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,996
Posted By 606XXZIP
I am on another planet with my Duck

I have had my 2007 S2R 1000 since new and have 9500 miles on it.
I have done oil changes myself
The break in tune up was about $250
The 7500mi tune up about $700 (belts, valve adj, ....)

That...
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