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Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
Yesterday before riding I lubed the chain on the...

Yesterday before riding I lubed the chain on the ZX14R using the PackJack. It worked as well as on the Aprilia with no adjustments required.
In this pic the tire is about 1/4" off the ground....
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
They claim on their site that one size fits all. ...

They claim on their site that one size fits all. Mine came with limited adjustability as there are two sets of axle holes near opposite ends or the red housing with each set of holes nearer or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
Spam ??? ... Why would you say that ??? I...

Spam ??? ... Why would you say that ???

I like to comment on accessories if they interest me and possibly others.

Here's a few I've done in the past, some homebuilt, some commercial ... and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
Recently I purchased a PackJack stand which...

Recently I purchased a PackJack stand which combines low cost, simplicity, and nearly as much functionality as a center stand.

Being compact, it folds up and travels well while on the road....
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
I try not to think about it .. I just ride :D ...

I try not to think about it .. I just ride :D

After 4 months in NorCal riding the ZX14R, it's good to be back home in Colorado riding my other sport tourers.

Friday ......
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Nice cans at a nice price ! I went without...

Nice cans at a nice price !

I went without the DB killers for a couple of weeks on my R77's before adding them for a bit less noise but still a great sound.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,517
Posted By Yostwerks
Wow, What a beauty ! If only that V-4 were a 1000...

Wow, What a beauty ! If only that V-4 were a 1000 minus the VTEC ... I'd buy one.

My ST-1100 had a V-4 and it was sewing machine smooth. Loved that bike vs my FJR 1300 or Connie 1000.

As much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 100,551
Posted By Yostwerks
I really like the look of the s1000r. It reminds...

I really like the look of the s1000r. It reminds me of the older Tuono V-twin, and that's a good thing :D




Perhaps you've never ridden a ZX14R. This I-4 exudes "character" aka "soul". At...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
... Speaking of which :1drink ...

... Speaking of which :1drink
http://www.yostwerks.com/PhillipJ.jpg


http://www.yostwerks.com/KawiBags1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
It depends on where you live. There's two nearby...

It depends on where you live. There's two nearby Triumph dealers in Denver and one in Colorado Springs.
I tend to use the one in the Springs since it's a beautiful mountain ride from my house to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,517
Posted By Yostwerks
I like the way it looks ... perhaps that's...

I like the way it looks ... perhaps that's because it's similar to my Sprint ST.

I hope the VFR sells well . If so, perhaps Triumph will then re-introduce the Sprint to the US market :clap
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,639
Posted By Yostwerks
Thanks ! .... The Falco's a keeper :D I was...

Thanks ! .... The Falco's a keeper :D

I was looking for a used Futura or Tuono, but when the Falco appeared on the Houston Craigslist, I couldn't resist.

Tom

I4, triple, and V-Twin...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,639
Posted By Yostwerks
Reliable, well built, and the Rotax twin is a...

Reliable, well built, and the Rotax twin is a jewel of a motor.
I've had no mechanical issues in the 6 years I've owned the Falco.
There are two Ape dealers in the Denver area, and service is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10,006
Views: 3,179,786
Posted By Yostwerks
Today's ride near Redding, Ca. ...

Today's ride near Redding, Ca.
http://www.yostwerks.com/PhillipA.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Until you mentioned heat, I had never even...

Until you mentioned heat, I had never even thought about it on the ZX14R. I reckon that means it's not hot.

The hottest bike I've owned was my 97 Concours....brutal if the fan kicked on at a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Installed a COX radiator guard yesterday on the...

Installed a COX radiator guard yesterday on the ZX14R.
http://www.yostwerks.com/COX800D.jpg

Then I went for a test ride in 72f / 22c temps. Nearly 80f expected later in the week.

Like I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
I don't believe so. Mine are made for the C14...

I don't believe so. Mine are made for the C14 Concours, but fit perfectly on the ZX14R. The Murphs site is below.

http://www.murphskits.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=130_133&products_id=401...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Just visiting. At 5'9" I found the...

Just visiting.



At 5'9" I found the pegs to be a bit higher than I liked so I replaced them with 1.5 inch lower pegs from Murph's Kits. Made a big difference in knee comfort.

I also...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 284,798
Posted By Yostwerks
Sold her in 2008 after 17+ years and 80K trouble...

Sold her in 2008 after 17+ years and 80K trouble free miles.

Gone but not forgotten !
http://www.yostwerks.com/ST1100June08.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,892
Posted By Yostwerks
My favorite bike is the one I'm riding :D ...

My favorite bike is the one I'm riding :D
http://www.yostwerks.com/ThreeF1A.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,533
Posted By Yostwerks
I've had 4 Corbins over the years and liked all...

I've had 4 Corbins over the years and liked all of them. I put about 60K miles on my ST1100 / Corbin with no foam breakdown.

As previously mentioned, they are firm saddles but comfortable from...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
First ride of 2014 in sunny NorCal. ...

First ride of 2014 in sunny NorCal.
http://www.yostwerks.com/BearMtnC.jpg

Last ride of 2013
http://www.yostwerks.com/Feliz1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,119
Posted By Yostwerks
Sorry the ST1100 didn't work for you. Apparently...

Sorry the ST1100 didn't work for you. Apparently a Victory didn't work for the OP.

Now to get back on track .... I can only speak on the bikes I've owned but there are many others that are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,119
Posted By Yostwerks
I agree with hwunger. I had a '91 ST1100 for 17+...

I agree with hwunger. I had a '91 ST1100 for 17+ years and 80k miles and heat was never an issue. The Corbin saddle was very comfortable.

One of the best bikes I've ever owned....
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 600,404
Posted By Yostwerks
http://www.yostwerks.com/FJRApeC.jpg ...

http://www.yostwerks.com/FJRApeC.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/LovelandApeA.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Riding in northern California last week. ...

Riding in northern California last week.

Shasta Lake
http://www.yostwerks.com/ShastaG.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/ShastaD.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/ShastaI.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By Yostwerks
There's 3 of mine in the link below. Go to the...

There's 3 of mine in the link below. Go to the start of the thread and see several others. Above all, don't let anyone who hasn't done it tell you why you can't.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,117
Posted By Yostwerks
The Sprint is a great all-rounder.... Two...

The Sprint is a great all-rounder....
Two other sport tourers that I highly recommend are the Aprilia Futura and the Ninja 1000 (Z1000SX).
I know nothing about the Bandit 1250.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
I've ridden the Kawi 4k miles in the past year....

I've ridden the Kawi 4k miles in the past year. That's in addition to the same mileage on both the Sprint and Falco. Not too bad considering
my riding season here in the rockies is only 6 1/2...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Sammistad, You didn't mention your...

Sammistad,

You didn't mention your experience level, but your post seems to indicate a new rider, not just a new owner ?

Find an experienced rider to ride the bike from the shop to your home,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,025
Posted By Yostwerks
I ride all winter when the roads are clear. ...

I ride all winter when the roads are clear.

A good pair of handlebar mitts is critical...
http://www.yostwerks.com/ApeMarchD.jpg


If I'm feeling especially adventurous, I put in a day of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,457
Posted By Yostwerks
Great looking 955 ! My 08 is great on the...

Great looking 955 !

My 08 is great on the highway, and in the twisties :D
http://www.yostwerks.com/FloodL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,567
Posted By Yostwerks
Heli-bars and a Sargent saddle add to it's...

Heli-bars and a Sargent saddle add to it's comfort. Penske rear shock and Racetech fork kit add to it's handling. CF hugger, belly pan, front fender,
and slip-ons add to it's looks.

She's a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 569,553
Posted By Yostwerks
Thanks ! I'd say the Sprint and Futura are...

Thanks ! I'd say the Sprint and Futura are similar. I was looking for a Futura in 2008 when a 02 Falco appeared on Craigslist in Houston.
I drove there and trailered it home. Great bike !

I ride...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
The road to my house is about as close to...

The road to my house is about as close to off-road as the ZX14R ever gets.
http://www.yostwerks.com/ZX19FebKC.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 76,367
Posted By Yostwerks
Today's ride ... It rained on the way home and...

Today's ride ... It rained on the way home and the new PR3's were great !

Hoosier Pass ... 11,500ft
http://www.yostwerks.com/MotoJTE.jpg

Quandary Peak ... 14,265ft ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,459
Posted By Yostwerks
All are good choices and I've ridden all three....

All are good choices and I've ridden all three. You might also want to add the excellent Aprilia Futura and the Ninja 1000 / Z1000SX
to your short list. I've ridden both of these also.

I own a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 569,553
Posted By Yostwerks
Today .... Down by the river :1drink ...

Today .... Down by the river :1drink
http://www.yostwerks.com/Next10A.jpg

http://www.yostwerks.com/Next10B.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 223,726
Posted By Yostwerks
Mine are homebuilt . Here's a link to an ADVrider...

Mine are homebuilt . Here's a link to an ADVrider thread about "bike on bike" racks showing my bike racks and several others.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18857286&postcount=21 -...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 569,553
Posted By Yostwerks
... A classic beauty ! The Sprint last...

... A classic beauty !

The Sprint last weekend ...
http://www.yostwerks.com/Moto235.jpg
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