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Forum: Road Warriors 05-22-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
Tom, I'm not certain about Michelin, but some...

Tom, I'm not certain about Michelin, but some tires have a mark on the sidewalls indicating where the wear bars are on the tread.
Any chance it might be that?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14,790
Views: 859,763
Posted By pista
From the guys that ride Mexico...Apparently a...

From the guys that ride Mexico...Apparently a 100/100-18 tube fits a 130-17 quite nicely.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-26-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 148,875
Posted By pista
Sounfs like the boys have been blessed with a...

Sounfs like the boys have been blessed with a great mom!:clap

Looking forward to hearing about the experiences you share. Stay safe and lots of pics!

(And my $0.02, take the RT for this one.)
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Wow Jeff, thats a couple of pretty cool shots! ...

Wow Jeff, thats a couple of pretty cool shots!

The complete balance and control exhibited by you guys that do trials is simply amazing!

It is all I have just concentrating on not falling down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
Heading to Naples, but not sure about routing...

Heading to Naples, but not sure about routing yet. I'd like to take about 3 days heading down, looking for fun stuff in between, but slabbing it through OH and FL.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
Definitely shoot me a PM when you're in town. ...

Definitely shoot me a PM when you're in town.

Per chance are you riding up? I am planning on riding to Florida mid-September.

Steve
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
I agree, count me in!

I agree, count me in!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
^ ^ ^ ^ This...!

^ ^ ^ ^ This...!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
The ride is definitely firmer and more in control...

The ride is definitely firmer and more in control overall. Absolutely no pogoing when going over a series of bumps.

The temporary downside is I was so used to the way the bike handled before, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Not sure if there are pics, we met up for coffee...

Not sure if there are pics, we met up for coffee in Ann Arbor the headed to Owosso for a "tech day" held there.

I made it back to Cleveland at 10pm so a little tired but beautiful riding weather...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Jeff, Glenn, and Tom, it was great meeting you...

Jeff, Glenn, and Tom, it was great meeting you guys yesterday! I love those ST's and that Harley would look great in my my garage...

Thanks for your help installing my shock Jeff, it truely was...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
Same here. People rave about the 2014 red, and...

Same here. People rave about the 2014 red, and with good reason. It's really a fantastic color.
But I still prefer the understated 2013's color if I had a choice.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Sent Glenn a PM. Didn't want to make the address...

Sent Glenn a PM. Didn't want to make the address public.

See you guys tomorrow!

Steve
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Hey if you guys are going to Owasso, we will have...

Hey if you guys are going to Owasso, we will have lunch there for everyone. (About 16 people so far from Toronto, OH, MI, IN, and IL.) Everyone chips in a couple of bucks to the "host". I always...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Jeff, looks like I'm good to go. Leaving...

Jeff, looks like I'm good to go. Leaving Cleveland at 4am so should be there around 7.
I'm on a Blue FJR...
Look forward to meeting up with you and any other ADV'ers!

Steve
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Hey Jeff, I may be in limbo about heading to...

Hey Jeff,
I may be in limbo about heading to Owosso.

The guys were going to help me install my new shock and do some electrical work. Well my shock is still not ready and I won't have it by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Well I wasn't planning on stopping but read about...

Well I wasn't planning on stopping but read about you going for coffee on Saturday. I rode to Owosso last year and went through Ann Arbor so I figured it would be great to meet you for coffee!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Hey I might hit you up on that next Saturday the...

Hey I might hit you up on that next Saturday the 18th if you're there.

A couple of us FJR pilots are heading to Owosso for a "tech day" and we should be rolling through Ann Arbor around 7:30.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Yes. Yes, that it would be! But for my...

Yes. Yes, that it would be!

But for my budget I actually love the idea of picking up an old Savage for almost nothing, and turning it into a cool little cafe for under $3000. Those look fun too...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
You can buy a kit to transform your Suzuki S-40...

You can buy a kit to transform your Suzuki S-40 or Savage into a cool cafe custom just like that.

Check out "Ryca Motors" www.rycamotors.com
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
There is a "brand new" 2009 FJR on e-bay right...

There is a "brand new" 2009 FJR on e-bay right now.

35 miles. Apparently has minor cosmetic blems, a crack in the plastic and some scratches from the shipping crate.

Seller is in Coldwater,...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
DLC, where in Cleveland? I'm in Brooklyn. ...

DLC, where in Cleveland?

I'm in Brooklyn. Let me know if you want to ride when you get your feejer.

Steve
Forum: Road Warriors 03-30-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
Windshield doesn't appear to be OEM as well.

Windshield doesn't appear to be OEM as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
I agree, well done!:ricky

I agree, well done!:ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 90,654
Posted By pista
Yup^^^ They're forecasting : 8 AM 21*, ...

Yup^^^

They're forecasting :
8 AM 21*, rising to 38* by noon, then 45* from 3 PM-6PM steadily dropping afterwards.

Day starts out sunny, partly cloudy at noon, overcast by 5 then chance of...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-28-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
My previous bike was an SV1000S, and your...

My previous bike was an SV1000S, and your perception mirrors my first FJR test ride. (Which I bought immediately afterwards.)
Numbers may or may not explain it, but my SV accelerated so much faster...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
Anyone needing tires ? Bridgestone T30 on sale...

Anyone needing tires ? Bridgestone T30 on sale at www.americanmototire.com plus get a $40 rebate on a set from Bridgestone if you buy before April
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By pista
Check out the Bridgestone BT-30 as well. Lots of...

Check out the Bridgestone BT-30 as well. Lots of sport-touring guys love them.

Bridgestone has a $40 rebate per set till the end of March. And www.americanmototire.com has great pricing.

I...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-22-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,915
Posted By pista
Looks good! Perhaps paint the one bracket...

Looks good!

Perhaps paint the one bracket black to match the other. Also one of those acorn nutsover the open threads would finish it off nice.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14,790
Views: 859,763
Posted By pista
Sills BMW/Honda (in Parma on Brookpark Rd.) will...

Sills BMW/Honda (in Parma on Brookpark Rd.) will mount any tire on an unmounted wheel that you bring in. Or they will sell you a tire and mount it.

Unfortunately, I have no idea about burgers in...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,524
Posted By pista
Does the Givi e-370(TS,RY) kit light up as all...

Does the Givi e-370(TS,RY) kit light up as all red, brighten for brake lights, then flash amber for turn signals?

Or are both red and amber always lit with red brighter for braking and amber...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29,226
Views: 2,621,031
Posted By pista
Agreed, I definitely will not ride unless it's...

Agreed, I definitely will not ride unless it's daylight.


Regarding advice about "experiencing" Mexico. I will get to see the sights near Oaxaca inluding Puerto Escondido while with my family,...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 29,226
Views: 2,621,031
Posted By pista
Absolutely agree with that sentiment with one...

Absolutely agree with that sentiment with one caveat: I'm considering a MX trip next year and but this would be about the destination and the ride.

I live in Cleveland, OH. My sister and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
This is a very good thread, klaviator, keep it...

This is a very good thread, klaviator, keep it coming! I'm really enjoying the "behind the scenes" foray into your world of motorcycling.

BTW, Although there were some random pictures taken (a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
Could not afford it back then so had to settle...

Could not afford it back then so had to settle for a Kawasaki KH400. That little two stroke triple sure was a blast though.

So now I have an FJR1300. But I still love the looks of those old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 33,713
Posted By pista
First off, Thank You for your service! I'm...

First off, Thank You for your service!

I'm enjoying this trip down memory lane, klaviator, to the point it brings back my own memories from that era.
My first dream bike was also the FJ1100, and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-01-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,823
Posted By pista
Yes, this. And subscribed!

Yes, this.

And subscribed!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-26-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 103,139
Posted By pista
Subscribed. Yup, this one looks good!

Subscribed. Yup, this one looks good!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 89,717
Posted By pista
Great stuff Dave! :clap

Great stuff Dave! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,947
Posted By pista
That, my friend, is one sweet ride:clap

That, my friend, is one sweet ride:clap
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