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Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,301
Posted By CuzinMike
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Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 90,048
Posted By CuzinMike
Isn't this what always happens? If a bike is...

Isn't this what always happens? If a bike is introduced and doesn't come to the U.S. we all say how stupid the manufacturer is because we would all line up to buy it. If a bike is introduced and does...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,115
Posted By CuzinMike
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Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,824
Posted By CuzinMike
I could be mistaken, but I'd imagine a lot of it...

I could be mistaken, but I'd imagine a lot of it has to do with tiered motorcycle licensing in a lot of countries. Considering dual sports are the smallest segment in the industry, I doubt any of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,506
Posted By CuzinMike
I only average about 2 posts a year here any...

I only average about 2 posts a year here any more, but Im thinking that when Honda, or any of the big four introduces another DS thumper, itll probably just be a modernized version of bikes like...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,031
Posted By CuzinMike
I like the looks of it better than the Terra,...

I like the looks of it better than the Terra, which seems to be a decent bike. If BMW can manage to bring this into the US at a similar price point (new clothes can't cost THAT much) I can't see why...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21,364
Views: 3,773,916
Posted By CuzinMike
This ideal bike may already exist then. We'll...

This ideal bike may already exist then. We'll just never know about it...
Forum: Trials 10-21-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,845
Posted By CuzinMike
Forgot about the T-ride. They look sweet, but a...

Forgot about the T-ride. They look sweet, but a 232lb dry weight is pretty chunky! I think the Pampera's were a good 30lbs lighter. I guess it's all in how well they ride though.
Forum: Trials 10-20-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,845
Posted By CuzinMike
Here's a pic of the current Scorpa Long Ride....

Here's a pic of the current Scorpa Long Ride. Looks like they now come with Sherco motors in either 125cc or 280cc. Very KTM-ish color schemes....
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Forum: Vendors 12-18-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By CuzinMike
Klim F4 Helmets for $159.99 @ MotorcycleCloseouts

Hey, guys. Wanted to pass on that we've put the Klim F4 Helmet on closeout for $159.99 (regularly $375.99). It's a pretty awesome dirt lid, definitely the most ventilated you can buy. Only catch is,...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,940
Posted By CuzinMike
Thanks for the order! Be sure to let us...

Thanks for the order!

Be sure to let us know how it works for you (sizing, function, etc.).
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,940
Posted By CuzinMike
Thanks for the order. Millsaps refers to Davi...

Thanks for the order. Millsaps refers to Davi Millsaps. He's a factory Honda MX rider:

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/209460/images/Davi%20Millsaps.jpg
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By CuzinMike
It hasn't been discontinued. In fact, there's...

It hasn't been discontinued. In fact, there's several new color schemes for '09. The Recoil graphic Star came out in '08 and we are just now able to close it out.
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By CuzinMike
Yeah, I do work for 'em. Unfortunately, we don't...

Yeah, I do work for 'em. Unfortunately, we don't ship outside the U.S. at this time, but we're looking into it...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By CuzinMike
Bell Star Helmets for $199.99 at MotorcycleCloseouts

Just wanted to pass on that MotorcycleCloseouts now has Bell Star helmets in the Recoil graphic scheme on closeout.

In case you're not familiar, the Star is a Bell's new carbon/kevlar/fiberglass...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,940
Posted By CuzinMike
Arai VX-Pro 3 Helmets for $399.99

Hey guys, just letting you know that MotorcycleCloseouts has Arai VX-Pro 3 helmets in the Millsaps paint scheme on closeout for $399.99. They retail for $632.99, but we're able to offer 'em for 233...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By CuzinMike
If you're not a fan of a 1-piece, you may want to...

If you're not a fan of a 1-piece, you may want to check out the Fieldsheer Highland Jacket (http://www.motorcyclecloseouts.com/sport/textile+motorcycle+jackets/fieldsheer_highland+waterproof+jacket)...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,060
Posted By CuzinMike
Which would be great, except my local affiliate...

Which would be great, except my local affiliate decided not to carry it, and I don't get CBSE. Nope, instead we get more college basketballl...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,161
Posted By CuzinMike
Aww....No handguards!?! That's it. This bike...

Aww....No handguards!?! That's it. This bike sucks!!!

Kidding, but it is kinda funny how some people just tear bikes apart based upon one photo! If we rode spec sheets and photographs, Kawasaki...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,956
Posted By CuzinMike
I'm pretty sure that the WR250R doesn't have much...

I'm pretty sure that the WR250R doesn't have much of anything in common with the WR250F off-roader. If I remember right, the 250R was a Japanese-market dual sport bike last year, and isn't based on...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,117
Posted By CuzinMike
Umm...aren't Elefants twins? Or am I missing...

Umm...aren't Elefants twins? Or am I missing something...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,132
Posted By CuzinMike
I've spent quite a bit of time on both, and...

I've spent quite a bit of time on both, and here's my observations...

The DR does feel a lot smaller than the KLR on pavement, but not offroad. They're both pigs on anything remotely technical. Of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,881
Posted By CuzinMike
That's awesome. I had a Reflex when I was growing...

That's awesome. I had a Reflex when I was growing up and it was a blast. I knida miss the ole gal....
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,301
Posted By CuzinMike
Hmm...1125. Are they eyeing WSBK?

Hmm...1125. Are they eyeing WSBK?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
I'm kind of under the impression that Suzuki is...

I'm kind of under the impression that Suzuki is going to keep making the DR as long as it sells well enough. IMO, the next big trend in dirt bikes is going to be street legal off roaders. KTM and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 582,614
Posted By CuzinMike
Kind of eliminates the need for a steering...

Kind of eliminates the need for a steering damper...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,749
Posted By CuzinMike
Interesting. I've never even heard of it. It...

Interesting. I've never even heard of it. It looks just like a Gran Canyon, which is one of my favorite street bikes of all time. Any idea what kind of motor this thing has?
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
Yikes. Those gas mileage figures are scary. My...

Yikes. Those gas mileage figures are scary. My all-time worst (in 10,000 miles so far) was 37mpg. That was running 80-85 on the interstate into a very stiff headwind with no windshield. Drained the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
Thanks. I think it's the same as the Dual Star...

Thanks. I think it's the same as the Dual Star lever, whoever it's made by...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
You guys have any recommendations for an...

You guys have any recommendations for an aftermarket shift lever? Mine's been bent one to many times and I know it's gonna give up the ghost soon. I'm familiar with the one Dual Star sells. Any other...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2006, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,420
Posted By CuzinMike
If you don't want to spend a bunch of money, I...

If you don't want to spend a bunch of money, I would recommend looking at "all season" type gear that you can wear year-round. These types of jackets and pants are mesh on the outside, and have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2006, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,065
Posted By CuzinMike
Ever ride an old Husqvarna through a water...

Ever ride an old Husqvarna through a water crossing? It's like instant ABS...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By CuzinMike
Fixed! I put in a self-tapping 14mm - 1.5 single...

Fixed! I put in a self-tapping 14mm - 1.5 single oversize plug. Hopefully the coarser theads mean this will be less likely to happen again. After a few rides there's a very miniscule amount of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By CuzinMike
DR650 - Stripped Drain plug hole...

I searched around for some info, but opinions seem to be varied, so I figured I'd put put out the feelers here.

While changing the oil yesterday on my '05 DR, I stripped the drain plug hole while...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
Never. It's good enough for 50,000 miles between...

Never. It's good enough for 50,000 miles between changes in semis, so I'm willing to bet it'll hold up for 3,000 between changes in the DR. Plus, it doesn't have the friction modifiers that car oil...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
M1, Not sure if they make a 10W or not. I...

M1,

Not sure if they make a 10W or not. I run 5W-40. It's 12 bucks a gallon at WalMart.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,182
Posted By CuzinMike
Umm...I was kind of kidding.:evil It is weird...

Umm...I was kind of kidding.:evil It is weird though, I rode a buddy's Triumph a few years ago that was like that, and it definetly required enough extra concentration that I wasn't thinking about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,182
Posted By CuzinMike
Yeah, next thing your gonna tell me is there's...

Yeah, next thing your gonna tell me is there's bikes that shift on the right side too.....:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,182
Posted By CuzinMike
I wave at everybody I see on a bike. I'd say...

I wave at everybody I see on a bike. I'd say 85-90% of the non-Harley riders wave back, even kids on sportbikes. The Harley guys wave about 50% of the time. The only exception to this is at rallyes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 98,495
Views: 18,766,604
Posted By CuzinMike
I've been running full-synthetic Rotella in mine...

I've been running full-synthetic Rotella in mine for the last 10,000 miles or so with no problems whatsoever. I change the oil and filter every 3000 miles. Bike seems to run great and shift great and...
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