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Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 379,634
Posted By mminob
Pilot Road 4's...

Yeah my Dunlop rear was toast at 1700 miles...

So a set of Michelin Pilot Road 4's went on and wow... just a fantastic tire that feels great on the twisty's and dirt roads too...

They were $350...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By mminob
Cycle World Mag and RSD...

At Cycle World magazine .com there is a great project and story about a new race bike for Don Canet...

Seems that RSD and a bunch of big players are building a custom v twin racer for the Pikes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 379,634
Posted By mminob
Trackside Brush Guards...

The Cycle Gear Trackside Brush Guards are very light duty...a little wind protection ?

But at around 20 bucks ...they look cool...:wink:

http://i.imgur.com/7albU9b.jpg
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,607
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 361,699
Posted By mminob
Dirt Bike Ramp Fun...

When loading your dirt bike up a ramp into your truck...

And your riding buddys watching you...

Make sure you ride up the ramp in first gear ...It's so cool and stuff...

Except don't forget...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 379,634
Posted By mminob
Magic Carpet Ride...

Thanks to all who figured out this great Aprilia Touno Rear shock swap...

For around 100 bucks I found a new shock to replace the badly valved stock NC one...

As a solo only rider at 160 lbs....
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26,938
Views: 4,925,864
Posted By mminob
Single Track Weapon...

Mc Cain Valley is a super fun area to get your single track stoke on...

Also called Lark Canyon...just a couple hours east of San Diego , near Boulevard , Ca

The Drz handles pretty good.in the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 379,634
Posted By mminob
Delkevic slip on...

I love the mellow deep tone of my Delkevic 18 inch oval pipe that is 200 bucks,,,:wink:

Congradulations on getting a really fun bike...Great low RPM grunt that has a frunk...Cheers..
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9,233
Views: 1,964,680
Posted By mminob
Slipping out of 2nd gear...

So my riding buddy has a 2001 XR400 that has a slipping out of 2nd gear issue sometimes ...

Is this a shifting fork problem ? or something easier to fix ?

any info to share would be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 298,459
Posted By mminob
Bridgestone T30 comments...please

So my 2014 Honda 700X is in need of some new tires and it seems that you Yamaha FZ07 owners have the Bridgestone T30 from the factory...

Can you please comment on the wear and handling aspects of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,819
Views: 575,013
Posted By mminob
I sort of agree with the 'wait before going'...

I sort of agree with the 'wait before going' philosophy, but to me it's really 'look both ways' before moving out. Merely 'waiting' doesn't really give you the full safety edge that 'looking' does...
Forum: Racing 04-04-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By mminob
Skills...

Yeah man , it was a great day of racing.

You know the old saying , smooth is fast , or something like that.

I have watched all forms of racing and these supermoto pros always make it look so...
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By mminob
AMA Pro Supermoto ...4/4/2015

Hey AMA Supermoto fans , tomorrow saturday april 4

At Adams Motorsports Park 10 am - 6 pm

In Riverside California...

Round 1...

85 degrees , sunny and fast, should be a blast to see...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,033
Posted By mminob
Versys ...

Congradulations on your purchase of a great , fun motorcycle....

I had a 2009 Versys 650 for 20,000 smiles and loved it every day...

Since you are a newish rider and plan to commute in the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,218,984
Posted By mminob
Mile Muncher....

That sounds like quite a day of mile munching...wow

Was hydroplaning at 80 mph a concern in the rain ? yikes

Here in So-cal the freeway traffic is scary bad and the gearing on the NC700X in 6...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,218,984
Posted By mminob
Funny Vid...

Thanks for the link to that funny video...hey , watch this burnout ...Smashhhh

Darwin was right...

However , when I ride the NC700 I can picture an electric motor to replace the pistons...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,218,984
Posted By mminob
Yeah one of the cool features of this motor is...

Yeah one of the cool features of this motor is the screw and locknut adjustment for the valves...

However...the noise that it makes sounds too...agricultural...:huh

Someday I would like to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,218,984
Posted By mminob
Yes sir , I would like to buy your tail tidy for...

Yes sir , I would like to buy your tail tidy for my nc700x...

I sent you a pm...

I can pay pal anytime...thanks :wink: malcolm
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5,784
Views: 1,218,984
Posted By mminob
2014 1000 Mile Report...

Well this sweet little bike is a great daily commuter,

and with the low center of gravity , feels lighter than 480 lbs.

I have the first 1000 miles now and have a few mods ...

Delkevic...
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,805
Posted By mminob
Slick is Sick...

I have always enjoyed watching Eslick #69 race and battle with so much passion and speed over all these years...
Dirt Track , Road Race , or Supermoto...

He was at a track day that I went to on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 1,351,452
Posted By mminob
Matching Gear....

Yes, great idea and I think this new Bell Helmet will look sweet when it arrives soon... and matching jacket and pants ...of course :freaky http://i.imgur.com/oq5DmMN.png
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,440
Posted By mminob
Locked Gates...

Yeah sometimes dead ends can force you to seek out new and exciting paths...

Top Secret and Dangerous paths... :wink:

http://i.imgur.com/KPvWDXo.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 26,938
Views: 4,925,864
Posted By mminob
Motion Pro Cable...

Yeah , try the Motion Pro clutch cable ....smooth and strong...

along with a MSR Lever and Perch ...cheap and well built...:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26,938
Views: 4,925,864
Posted By mminob
Super Sun Day...

I had a great ride today here in So Cal... 75 degrees and the dirt trails had a little rain on them the past couple days , so no dust .

I was thinking about riding my strom 650 but these dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By mminob
Mountain Bike on Trails...

I find that a Dual Suspention mountain bike trail ride every now and then , helps me stay in dirt bike skills mode quite nicely...
Seems that the healthy activity of pedaling a bicycle and going...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 1,351,452
Posted By mminob
Delkavic Slipon Pipe...

Only $ 180 bucks for a sweet Delkavik Muffler...not bad looking !
Carbon fiber a little more...
You know..."for off road racing only"... right? :lol3

http://i.imgur.com/Dk36Xpf.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 1,351,452
Posted By mminob
MFW Footpegs...

Thanks for the MFW adjustable pegs video ...those look great...
I think the SW Motech pegs or Buell pegs might help?
Sometimes when you corner really hard on a tight turn ...lower pegs can make...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 1,351,452
Posted By mminob
Great Prices for CA...

Yeah the 2015 model will be out soon and I don't want an ABS 500X...also on the used market there seems to be a few super deals...
this thread is full of great ideas on modding upgrades and owners...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 1,351,452
Posted By mminob
Brake Lines and Pads...

Yeah these Core Moto brakelines look sweet and EBC HH pads will work great as always does on my rides...

I find this bike has a handsome look to it and plan to find one soon...

also does the...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,391
Posted By mminob
Fox Sport 1...

I think it's on FoxSport1 here in so-cal... It should be an interesting year and I'm looking forward to watching all the races in 2015... I hope to go to Petco Park here in San Diego , feb 7.... and...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By mminob
Air Pockets...

Some motors are a little hard to bleed the air pockets out of all the coolant system...that is to say be sure you keep checking the level as the motor heats up and the thermostat opens and the water...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 95,254
Posted By mminob
New Brakes...

Well thats odd , the Motorcycle.com review says the new front brake calipers are still 2 piston sliding type and not what they look like... 4 piston...wierd ...he also says they work better since a...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By mminob
Neck Brace and Helmet...

I have been wearing a neck brace for the past couple years when dirt biking and love the added protection...however...I road 45 years without one...yikes , anyway , I see riders wearing them all the...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By mminob
6D Helmets...

These 6D helmets are cool...however at $ 750 bucks ...ouch..seems like a great idea...your right , the helmets of today need an update to new tech and thanks to people like you maybe we will see it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,700
Posted By mminob
Turbo Triple..

For $ 6600 Aussy bucks you could get 200 horsepower and 100 ft lbs of torque...yikes that sounds good on the dyno...:lol3 http://youtu.be/6RUW2Xh0HoE
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,700
Posted By mminob
Triple Sounds nice...

The motor sounds really sweet on a triple...A FZ-09 rider at the bike shop had an Akro...and it sounded nice ...The FJ-09 has a centerstand...I wonder if it has a different muffler,,, anyway , I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,700
Posted By mminob
Matte Grey...

It is kinda like my Versys was... very comfortable ergos , very good handling on curvy roads..this grey one is very good looking :freakyhttp://i.imgur.com/yuYEOMh.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,700
Posted By mminob
Windscreen and Handguards...

So I went for a ride today and somehow I ended up back at the dealership to sit on this wicked FJ09 again ... yeah I like dreaming...anyway , the salesman said to take a look at the new Matte Grey...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,700
Posted By mminob
Wheely Machine...

Yeah ,Don Canet at Cycle World mag likes this FJ-09...Yee Haw...you could get some speeding awards with this kind of road burner...be careful people...shes a wheely monster :rofl...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 298,459
Posted By mminob
Dual Sport FZ-07...

Yeah great photos of a FZ-07 that just goes to show you...if you build a mid sized street bike that has a sweet motor...maybe Yamaha will wave it's magic wand and sell us a more off road version ?...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 32,488
Posted By mminob
Oldy but Goody..

Some of the older beasts were pretty close ? http://i.imgur.com/fFO5hJT.jpg
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