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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,030
Posted By FlySniper
IIRC, A wheel will only roll over something that...

IIRC, A wheel will only roll over something that is one third or less of it's height.
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By FlySniper
Try starting it with the bars in different...

Try starting it with the bars in different positions. There is a wire running from the switch, down the right side of the frame and to the ignition. It tends to break and will sometimes kill the...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlySniper
Well, it was sounding really interesting... till...

Well, it was sounding really interesting... till I found out about the 15" rear wheel!

Is that true?

What about the chain? 420 or 520? Any idea of sprockets that will fit?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,647
Posted By FlySniper
I think my eyes are bleeding now... Shit!...

I think my eyes are bleeding now...


Shit!

Yep, bleeding.....
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlySniper
1. I priced a new Honda CRF 250L at the local...

1. I priced a new Honda CRF 250L at the local dealer; $4400 after fees.

2. The RX3's engine and FI system are new and from a company that does not have a strong history of engineering or...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlySniper
The beak looks to be Suzuki's baby... ...

The beak looks to be Suzuki's baby...

http://www.suzukicycles.org/photos/suzuki-history/1995/1995_DR800S_blue_450.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,644
Posted By FlySniper
I was heading home one night (around 3 am) out of...

I was heading home one night (around 3 am) out of North Carolina. Coming in, the road was really twisty... but that ended with a decreasing radius turn (really tight to start and then turning into a...
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlySniper
Looks like there are some teething issues with...

Looks like there are some teething issues with the new FI system and six-speed tranny. Some people actually wound up just getting their bikes replaced instead of repaired.....:eek1

The price in...
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,080
Posted By FlySniper
And here I was, almost ready to pull the trigger...

And here I was, almost ready to pull the trigger on either a new Honda or Kawasaki 250 dualsport.... But this new Zong looks like it's very close to what I'd really like to have.

I know that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,624
Posted By FlySniper
Hell, I'd call him every day asking advice on the...

Hell, I'd call him every day asking advice on the new to me FJR, just to get as far under his skin as possible.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 266,858
Posted By FlySniper
No, he isn't. In fact he's dead on. ...

No, he isn't. In fact he's dead on.


Manufacturing involves changing the form of the material through melting/heating, welding, machining, grinding or whatever process is called for. (Taking...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,259
Posted By FlySniper
So how did you fix the tank?

So how did you fix the tank?
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 195,863
Posted By FlySniper
The site asked if the bike was financed (I said...

The site asked if the bike was financed (I said yes.), how it was used, where it was stored and if any form of security was employed. For the rider the site asked how long I've been riding, if I'd...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,841
Posted By FlySniper
:clap Glad it worked out well for you! ...

:clap

Glad it worked out well for you!

Too many times the broken bolt conversation heads straight to drill bits and easy outs..... then winds up with helicoils or complete new engine cases!
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,841
Posted By FlySniper
Try a pencil! Push the eraser on the broken end...

Try a pencil! Push the eraser on the broken end of the bolt and turn. Some times it works well enough backing the bolt out that you can grab it with a better tool.
Forum: The Garage 07-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,841
Posted By FlySniper
+2 As long as the bolt didn't reach the...

+2

As long as the bolt didn't reach the bottom of the hole there should be no real force holding the remains in. A punch or a small flathead screwdriver should work... I've even used dental type...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,225
Posted By FlySniper
Soda bottles work very well too.

Soda bottles work very well too.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 195,863
Posted By FlySniper
Just checked Geico for...

Just checked Geico for insurance.....:eek1:eek1:eek1 Bottom of the barrel coverage is $1000/yr, and I have nothing on my record (no tickets, thefts or claims of any sort.) and I'm a geezer who has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
You know, I spent some time thinking of ways to...

You know, I spent some time thinking of ways to kill this thread. It's so full of really rotten information (Admittedly, there is some really solid information here as well!) that I just wanted it to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
No. I'll be happy when you stop presenting...

No. I'll be happy when you stop presenting misinformation as if it were the truth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
I figured out countersteering within the first...

I figured out countersteering within the first week of motorcycle riding... on my 1972 Honda CB350. My uncle/motorcycle mentor, who had been riding since he first threw a leg over one in WWII, just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
You really, really don't even own anything with...

You really, really don't even own anything with fewer than four wheels, do you?

I have to agree, your post must be the most idiotic of all in this thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
Hasn't the idea that you can turn a bike just by...

Hasn't the idea that you can turn a bike just by leaning been long disproved?

I mean like blown out of the water with atomic weapons disproved?

Hang off the bike sideways and it will do little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
Might as well sell them since apparently they...

Might as well sell them since apparently they never ride them. 30 seconds in and countersteering looses any hint of mystery it may have held.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 96,622
Posted By FlySniper
No, not yet. Check back sometime in the next year...

No, not yet. Check back sometime in the next year and a half or 1,164 posts.


For some reason, this thread reminds me of trench warfare in WWI. The line never really moves, yet the casualties...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,833
Posted By FlySniper
Well crap. I thought myself sooo...

Well crap. I thought myself sooo special.....:rofl


Seriously though. I know that Harley does what it does and makes money at it despite my opinions... but really? How freaking low does a bike...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,833
Posted By FlySniper
For you mere mortals it would be, but my finely...

For you mere mortals it would be, but my finely tuned and highly superior genetic make-up ensures that I am completely comfortable in environmental conditions lesser organisms would find fatal.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,833
Posted By FlySniper
Ignorance? Really? How tall am I? Since you...

Ignorance? Really?

How tall am I? Since you seem to have some mystical knowledge concerning my physical attributes and genetic makeup, answering my question should be simple......

How long...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,577
Posted By FlySniper
Keep them in front! You never know what kind of...

Keep them in front! You never know what kind of day the crack/methhead, drunk, crazy, bath salt infused driver is having. Passing them may well just be their cue to fixating on you and becoming...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,833
Posted By FlySniper
Intentionally built for smaller folk? Wow! So HD...

Intentionally built for smaller folk? Wow! So HD is pandering to legless midgets now?

I stopped by a HD dealer a while back, looked at an 883 ( who knew the "Low" is now the standard 883?). I went...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,540
Posted By FlySniper
I don't think you realize just how large the...

I don't think you realize just how large the DR650 engine is.

Even if some 650cc engine would fit perfectly into the 225's frame, I can't help but think of what would happen to that incredibly...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,749
Posted By FlySniper
I had Dynojet 135's then went to 130's then...

I had Dynojet 135's then went to 130's then 120's... the smaller the better, but even the 120's were rich. I wound up with Keihin 122's which are the same as stock. (IIRC) And there is little...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-17-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,749
Posted By FlySniper
Looks like a Gen 1 engine. They are pretty much...

Looks like a Gen 1 engine. They are pretty much the same except the Gen 1 has an issue with the timing magnet turning into goo and the transmission isn't as reliable as the Gen 2. Tranny parts are a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,252
Posted By FlySniper
Pui?

Pui?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,216
Posted By FlySniper
Generally, neither are a problem if riding a dual...

Generally, neither are a problem if riding a dual sport.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 70,033
Posted By FlySniper
Heading home from work one night around 2AM or...

Heading home from work one night around 2AM or so. Surface streets, almost zero traffic except for some sort of SUV in the distance behind me. I'm in no hurry, but the 30mph limit is too slow, so I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,644
Posted By FlySniper
Leaning/countersteering are for rank newbs. ...

Leaning/countersteering are for rank newbs.

I learned to take corners at speed without contersteering or leaning early on and have taken corners bolt upright at speeds in excess of 100mph!:D
...
Forum: Hacks 12-20-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,180
Posted By FlySniper
So now you're pissed that he made it home just...

So now you're pissed that he made it home just fine in spite of all the assurances that he'd die if he just hopped on and rode the thing home?


Niiiice!:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 97,910
Posted By FlySniper
As far as the petcocks go, I replaced the petcock...

As far as the petcocks go, I replaced the petcock on my Ninja 500 with one froma Yamaha Raptor 660. It's manual (which I prefer) and fit the tank just fine. Don't know about the Connie, but at $17 it...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,888
Posted By FlySniper
I guess the counter argument was just way too...

I guess the counter argument was just way too easy....:evil
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