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Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 46,882
Posted By zynthaxx
I too must add to the choir of praise for the...

I too must add to the choir of praise for the GT-Air.
I was on the fence, choosing between the XR-1100 (European RF-1100) and the GT-Air, for price vs features, and in the end the features won. In...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By zynthaxx
Did Norway last weekend

Just wanted to share the latest weekend trip I went on with my friendly neighbor. I don't know if counts as much of an adventure, even though we did cook our meals on a spirit stove. :D
...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Thanks, I'll look into that.

Thanks, I'll look into that.
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
http://mikerambling.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/im...

http://mikerambling.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/img_2120.jpg

I just received a Zero Gravity screen and a right side air scoop for my '06 Uly from Twin Motorcycles in the Netherlands. Besides...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 110,815
Posted By zynthaxx
Yeah, I predicted the road conditions, and had...

Yeah, I predicted the road conditions, and had turned the preload down as far as it would go, so that wasn't the problem. But I tried the GS which had just gotten a set of Öhlins on it. I wouldn't...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 110,815
Posted By zynthaxx
Took my first ride for the year today. Still a...

Took my first ride for the year today. Still a bit of snow on the sides of the road, and I had an 'oh crap' moment at one point, where much of the width of the road was covered in ice, in a shadowy...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Yeah, I did the same; I figured it was the best...

Yeah, I did the same; I figured it was the best place - no need for additional inline fuses and relays, and the cables were easily accessible. I'm guessing something which draws a lot of current...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
http://mikerambling.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/10...

http://mikerambling.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/100524-xb12x.jpg

I took a quick 300 km trip this monday to celebrate that I got my bike back together without any left-over parts. :D
During the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,307
Posted By zynthaxx
How's Freewind for a name? It's the name of the...

How's Freewind for a name? It's the name of the bike I learned to ride on. Suzuki XF650.

"I promise not to hold my wind; I'll just fart away into the sunset..." :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 31,171
Posted By zynthaxx
Sorry, my bad. :fall

Sorry, my bad.
:fall
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
"It's not what they say, but how they say it..."...

"It's not what they say, but how they say it..." :deal

(although it does help if what they say is "First thing in the morning, you're going back to that shop and buy that bike!")
Forum: Europe 02-15-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By zynthaxx
Are there any plans for buell related biking...

Are there any plans for buell related biking events in the UK later on in the season?
"My eyes are weak, my back is bent, my roads are cold and icy.." :gerg
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,631
Posted By zynthaxx
My eyes saw this (part of a) sentence first: ...

My eyes saw this (part of a) sentence first: :yikes
Good to hear it wasn't that bad...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Man, I hate you guys on the south side of our...

Man, I hate you guys on the south side of our planet... :D
3 deg (C), rain all day, and all roads covered in salty muck, "cause we can't have people having to learn how to drive on snow just because...
Forum: Europe 01-08-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,833
Posted By zynthaxx
Nice, a fellow Uly owner! :freaky

Nice, a fellow Uly owner! :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,506
Posted By zynthaxx
:photog A Heil in a public place would get you...

:photog
A Heil in a public place would get you up shit creek really fast in many western european countries, so that would probably be plain stupid. But sure, it would be very easy for our uniformed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By zynthaxx
If you've only got 10 minutes to read about...

If you've only got 10 minutes to read about riding, read about The Pace.
http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/flashback/122_0911_the_pace_nick_ienatsch/
and
http://www.micapeak.com/info/thepace.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,506
Posted By zynthaxx
Well, I know about the sixties, but the sixities...

Well, I know about the sixties, but the sixities ended almost 40 years ago. I know that people can be slow on the uptake sometimes, but I can't help but feel like something's wrong when people don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,506
Posted By zynthaxx
In 8 (going on 9) years of riding/driving, I've...

In 8 (going on 9) years of riding/driving, I've been speeding regularly most of the time (10-20 km/h over the limit, except for roads with no meeting traffic, where I usually go near 30 km/h over the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By zynthaxx
My bets are on getting the speed down. From what...

My bets are on getting the speed down. From what I've read, most motorcyclists in higher speed head-on accidents break their legs against the handlebars. I know I'm not explosive enough to jump...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By zynthaxx
Watch out for big wheels...

A friend of mine almost got himself killed yesterday (in his car - it's icy around here), simply by being the first in line behind a bus which lost a rear wheel that came bouncing towards his...
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Man, that's a good-looking pair. Only you picked...

Man, that's a good-looking pair. Only you picked the wrong colors. Orange for the Uly, black for the Firebolt!
:hide
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2007, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
The black is the original. Silver (that looks...

The black is the original. Silver (that looks like the black one) is the "race" exhaust. Then you have various third-party exhaust.

(i take it that by exhaust you mean the actual muffler)
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,816
Posted By zynthaxx
I actually thought my Uly had lost it's soul for...

I actually thought my Uly had lost it's soul for a while this summer - I really couldn't feel the vibes. Then I rode another bike, and when I returned to mine, everything was good again.
:D

What...
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Talking Waddayamean "sorry it's orange"? I love orange....

Waddayamean "sorry it's orange"? I love orange. My Uly is orange too. Nothing wrong with orange. :ace

Great pics! And enjoy your bike!
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 1,430,613
Posted By zynthaxx
Wow, I'm so impressed I haven't got words for it!...

Wow, I'm so impressed I haven't got words for it! Great ride report! Thanks for sharing! :bow
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 110,815
Posted By zynthaxx
I did that review thing too. Way too painful. Get...

I did that review thing too. Way too painful. Get the bike already!
:norton
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,188
Posted By zynthaxx
Just a question: Maybe it's just me being...

Just a question:
Maybe it's just me being stupid, but I can't really see how such a system would fit on the Uly, without making it a lot less sturdy than the original, or being a lot more visible...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2007, 11:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,421
Posted By zynthaxx
Nice! =)

Nice! =)
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Man, I hate you and your camera! :D Great shots!...

Man, I hate you and your camera! :D Great shots! :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
Don't yell, my eyes hurt. :deal But man, I...

Don't yell, my eyes hurt. :deal

But man, I love what you did to that bike - it looks great! :clap
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,252
Posted By zynthaxx
:rofl Nice! I only saw the one recorded live in...

:rofl
Nice! I only saw the one recorded live in Hollywood Bowl, but this one's great!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,770
Posted By zynthaxx
:rofl Beautiful's the word. I love it when form...

:rofl
Beautiful's the word. I love it when form follows function.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2007, 01:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,770
Posted By zynthaxx
So you mean when my girl told me my Uly fits me...

So you mean when my girl told me my Uly fits me in looks, I should've taken it as an insult? :D
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By zynthaxx
I like the lower look! :thumb

I like the lower look! :thumb
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2007, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By zynthaxx
Just pulling your leg. :D

Just pulling your leg. :D
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By zynthaxx
Talking From Wikipedia: It's the distance light travels...

From Wikipedia:
It's the distance light travels in a vacuum during 1/299,792,458 of a second.

It doesn't only matter if you're French - it also matters if you work at Lockheed-Martin and don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By zynthaxx
You could poke somebody's EYES out with that!...

You could poke somebody's EYES out with that! :huh

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,702
Posted By zynthaxx
More like fast downshifting before a sharp...

More like fast downshifting before a sharp corner. Haven't experienced it very much on the Uly though, since a) I'm not very wild with it yet and b) it hasn't got very much of an engine braking...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,656
Posted By zynthaxx
I guess I'll post a couple of pics too. One's a...

I guess I'll post a couple of pics too. One's a repost from my mini ride-report:
http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j103/zynthaxx/2007-27-Uly/Ulytosea.jpg

I also officially inaugurated a side case...
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