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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,322
Posted By Mista Bob
Guess I should have seen that coming :lol3

Guess I should have seen that coming :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,322
Posted By Mista Bob
I think it's more of a people giving out advice...

I think it's more of a people giving out advice who shouldn't be giving out advice problem.
If everyone kept quiet except for the people who legitimately know what they are talking about, there...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,844
Posted By Mista Bob
First bike I bought (ZZR-250) came with some...

First bike I bought (ZZR-250) came with some minor custom art work on one side.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/IMAGE_048.jpg

Never bothered to fix it and had no issue selling...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 84,735
Posted By Mista Bob
If you look closely you will also notice that...

If you look closely you will also notice that they made a fairly large custom piece to attach the floor boards to.
Probably because there was nothing else to attach them to there. Looking closely at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mista Bob
I imagine once these become the norm, doing...

I imagine once these become the norm, doing something silly and dangerous like piloting your own motorcycle would be outlawed so . .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,112
Posted By Mista Bob
I do this at any intersection with a person...

I do this at any intersection with a person waiting to turn if I'm not confident that they have seen me.
Not just for people turning left either, people waiting to turn right onto the road can be...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,673
Posted By Mista Bob
Any word on whether this bike is ever going to...

Any word on whether this bike is ever going to make it across the ocean?
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,061,531
Posted By Mista Bob
You mean not imported to the USA? ...

You mean not imported to the USA?

http://motorcycle.honda.ca/sport/cbf1000a
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 343,699
Posted By Mista Bob
All these people moaning about how the...

All these people moaning about how the photographers are a distraction should quit riding right here and now.

There are always distractions when riding on the street that are out of your control....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mista Bob
I'm not overly picky about who I let ride my...

I'm not overly picky about who I let ride my bikes, but I don't let just anyone either.
However there are a couple people I ride with who I would happily let them borrow my bike anytime.
Even let...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,514
Posted By Mista Bob
Did you seriously just make a topic about getting...

Did you seriously just make a topic about getting passed by a vehicle in another lane?? :rofl

If anyone thinks a bike doing the same isn't "dangerous" to others they are only fooling themselves....
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Mista Bob
Yeah, I found that one on there as I'm a member...

Yeah, I found that one on there as I'm a member there.
But I can't find anyone here who will do it for me. Tried PM'ing the guy who did it but got no response.

Unless there is anyone on here who...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Mista Bob
The magnet itself is a piece that inserts inside...

The magnet itself is a piece that inserts inside the wheel hub, basically a ring with two notches in it.

Shop owner refuses to accept responsibility due to it being a common problem on these...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Mista Bob
Sorry, I should have added that my main concern...

Sorry, I should have added that my main concern was the odometer which also stopped working along with the speed.
So I was hoping there was something out there that could be rigged up to work.
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Mista Bob
Speedo alternatives?

I'm wondering if there are any alternatives to getting a speedo reading while still maintaining the factory speedometer?
The speed sensor magnet in the wheel hub broke when I had tires put on at a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 578,713
Posted By Mista Bob
Here's a walk around video of my '01 Triumph...

Here's a walk around video of my '01 Triumph TT600 with a modified exhaust
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJaQdS4EpjQ
:ear
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 578,713
Posted By Mista Bob
Just picked this up yesterday, ...

Just picked this up yesterday,

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/fb.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/IMAGE_149.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,625
Posted By Mista Bob
About 2-3 months ago I stopped running my high...

About 2-3 months ago I stopped running my high beams during the day.
I haven't really noticed any difference when it comes to people seeing me.

I've actually had less people try to pull out in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,905
Posted By Mista Bob
Wow, it look's so different!!! ....oh...

Wow, it look's so different!!!


....oh wait.



Nevermind.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Is it just me, or does anyone else think that the...

Is it just me, or does anyone else think that the CCM 644 is what the DR650 should have been?

Lighter, more powerful, better suspension (of course it would be some what understandable if it had...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By Mista Bob
Complete rebuild project

Had a great opportunity to get a bike that was completely in pieces from someone.
Had been sitting for a long time because he just didn't have time or know how to put it back together.
This...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,131
Posted By Mista Bob
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/IM...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/IMAGE_099.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/track3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
What Shinko tire in particular are you running?

What Shinko tire in particular are you running?
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
This is my experience with the DR650 with...

This is my experience with the DR650 with cornering on-road with the stock trail wings,

You really don't have to worry too much about the tires breaking loose so long as the road surface is clear...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2009, 03:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,781
Posted By Mista Bob
Just finished it for ya. :D

Just finished it for ya. :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2009, 03:20 AM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
That's what I do, I suppose it's possible I'm not...

That's what I do, I suppose it's possible I'm not completely draining the engine as Milano.B mentioned.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
2.3 liters seems like too much on mine, 2 liters...

2.3 liters seems like too much on mine, 2 liters seems to put it at the full mark on the sight glass. :scratch

Anyone else find this?

Or are you supposed to check the level while it's on the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
I'm surprised the radiator guard hasn't really...

I'm surprised the radiator guard hasn't really taken any beating at all on mine.
It's always the first thing I check after I crash. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Yeah I seem to have a problem with that, no...

Yeah I seem to have a problem with that, no matter what I do I can't crash on the left side. :rofl

On all my get offs on various bikes (3 on the DR), every single one has been on the right.

And...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
I'll have to give that a try, thanks!

I'll have to give that a try, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Here are some pictures of the latest mods on my...

Here are some pictures of the latest mods on my 09 DR650.
Did some more custom body work on it. :D

Was doing a bit of off roading in the rain, had a lil get off and my ankle got pinned under the...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,711
Posted By Mista Bob
Alberta range road ride

I've been wanting to go for a ride across this one road for quite awhile but was hoping to hear from someone who has been there before.

So yeah, anyone here been through this road?
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,573
Posted By Mista Bob
I'm 6'1 220 pounds, and the 250 didn't work all...

I'm 6'1 220 pounds, and the 250 didn't work all too well for me.
My knees got real cramped up after just 100-150km's on the saddle.

And there were quite a few times where I had to use full...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,565
Posted By Mista Bob
When I replaced my stock bar ends with an...

When I replaced my stock bar ends with an aluminum Moose Racing hand guard I did not notice very much difference in vibes.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Finally took my 650 off-road... sorta? Found a...

Finally took my 650 off-road... sorta?
Found a nice gravel road with some curves while out on a ride with no particular destination.
Being a complete noob to riding off road it felt very alien to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By Mista Bob
2004 Kawasaki ZZR-250 Worst - 52 mpg Best -...

2004 Kawasaki ZZR-250
Worst - 52 mpg
Best - 60 mpg

2009 Suzuki DR650
Worst - 46 mpg
Best - 55 mpg

With the DR650 my best mileage included a fair bit of full throttle use, so I could do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Would be great to see em. :D

Would be great to see em. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 99,060
Views: 18,904,652
Posted By Mista Bob
Anyone have any tips on securing a duffel bag and...

Anyone have any tips on securing a duffel bag and a gas can to the back of a completely stock DR650 with no rack?
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 45,610
Posted By Mista Bob
Here is the ZZR-250 I had until about two months...

Here is the ZZR-250 I had until about two months ago or so.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/mistabob/n578295496_5918271_3399.jpg...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 386,877
Posted By Mista Bob
Was at a supermoto track night which takes place...

Was at a supermoto track night which takes place on the race city go kart track (mega fun).
Of course I don't have sumo tires or wheels, just the stock trail wings.

Since I haven't a single clue...
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