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Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,326
Posted By QfactorSV
FYI, a ducati dealer will warranty that tank for...

FYI, a ducati dealer will warranty that tank for a brand new one.

I have 27K mi on my 06 s2r 800, a handful of trackdays, some 1,400mi weekends, some off road excursions.

it's needed 2 valve...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 174,523
Posted By QfactorSV
In the Northeast, I've found an appropriate 12"...

In the Northeast, I've found an appropriate 12" tire for spares at most trailer shops I've visited over the years.

Q
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,580
Posted By QfactorSV
I've logged over 5K miles on the Harbor freight...

I've logged over 5K miles on the Harbor freight trailer w/ 12" wheels, upgraded the grease to marine grade. With one or two bikes on it.



I usually cruise @ 75-80mph w/ the subaru wagon.

No...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By QfactorSV
I own the Torino jacket. Pretty good overall...

I own the Torino jacket.

Pretty good overall for the price. The fit is ~ok, the armor is not sufficient ( I use mine for spirited rides and track).

A couple rides in the rain took care of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,554
Posted By QfactorSV
tires won't warm up as quickly (slippery until...

tires won't warm up as quickly (slippery until then), Road salt and black ice make things interesting.

Also your brain doesn't think/react as quickly when cold.

I rode through the last Boston...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By QfactorSV
Question Scratch guard material for soft luggage??

Where can one find the scratch-guard material that most manufacturer slap on the contact surfaces of soft luggage?

I got some saddle bags that are missing those.

Is it some kind of urethane...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,570
Posted By QfactorSV
On a side note, what is available (US side) in...

On a side note, what is available (US side) in terms of mid-cc bikes that are shaft-driven, still in the price range mentioned?


@ 120mi/day, everyday, any weather, will quite a few chains/year....
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 706,723
Posted By QfactorSV
Custom rack for Ducati monster. Not ADV tested...

Custom rack for Ducati monster. Not ADV tested yet, but beer run tested!:deal

http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/1/1410541050.jpg (http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=7491794)...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By QfactorSV
considering what the guy is asking, I am not too...

considering what the guy is asking, I am not too worried if I have to mod to make it a bit less buzzy. I guess a test ride will tell.

I am 5'11".

I have only ridden v-twins for long rides. I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By QfactorSV
1992 Concours zg1000.... everything about it

hello all,

I will be looking at a 1992 Concours soon.

it has 42K mi, claimed to have been well-maintained, and ridden by older gentlman.

can you fellow ADvers educate me on the concours?
...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,737
Posted By QfactorSV
pictures? or link to pictures would be sweet...

pictures?

or link to pictures would be sweet for those who don't know of a Rugged Wearhouse location.

thanks

Q
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By QfactorSV
use the OEM naked bar, but you'll need some...

use the OEM naked bar, but you'll need some longer brake lines.

check out suburban machinery for some swept down bars.

Q
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 706,723
Posted By QfactorSV
:deal :deal bump! I need more farkles! ...

:deal :deal bump!

I need more farkles!

Q
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By QfactorSV
+1 for the motoGP textiles, I ride through the...

+1 for the motoGP textiles, I ride through the winter with the liner in and fleece long underwear on sub 30* snowy mornings.

Q
Forum: Canada 10-31-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By QfactorSV
thanks dtop @ 228 KMs, that's 140mi ...

thanks dtop

@ 228 KMs, that's 140mi

my range is 135-138 to empty, I'll need a couple extra gallons at least...

good to know.

Q
Forum: Canada 10-31-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By QfactorSV
Rte 117, transcanadienne

all

I am in the mist of planning a trip trough canada.

as I am looking into maps and as much info as possible. I can't find much info on towns along Rte 117 transcanadienne from Mt. Laurier to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By QfactorSV
"winter" tires?

Did a bit of research but couldn't find the correct sizes.

What are some of the adventure tires available in sport bike sizes?

I run pilot roads right now, great road tires with great sport...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By QfactorSV
post in the want ads on svrider.com great...

post in the want ads on svrider.com

great source of parts and info for the SV.

Q
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By QfactorSV
I have no experience with arai or bmw. The...

I have no experience with arai or bmw.

The airoh is OK, I have it cause it fit my head the best. It seems that the visors are all different, the one that came with the bike would line up at the...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,014
Posted By QfactorSV
REI has them for $2.50 for the longest ones. ...

REI has them for $2.50 for the longest ones.

perfect.

I also got some water resistant bags jsut in case.

thanks all

Q:norton
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,014
Posted By QfactorSV
My initial thoughts too, I went to most Sears,...

My initial thoughts too, I went to most Sears, Targets and homedepot/lowes in my area (Boston).

They all had the superlong 13+ft metal buckle ones. but nothing lighter duty stuff.

maybe it's a...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,014
Posted By QfactorSV
DO'H the one place I haven't gone yet....

DO'H

the one place I haven't gone yet. thanks:freaky

any back up ideas?

Q
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,014
Posted By QfactorSV
Where to buy luggage straps?

hey guys,

I am leaving tomorrow morning for a 5 day trip. I have been searching for the black nylon straps with plastic buckles that everyone is using to strap down luggage, I can't find...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-12-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By QfactorSV
Big Scoot performance?

hey

I have been searching google for most of my morning, but couldn't find a good site.

I am looking for performance upgrades (both suspension and power) for bigger scoots; reflex250, brugman...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By QfactorSV
it's a honda, you could ride it pinned for as...

it's a honda, you could ride it pinned for as long as you want and not even begin to hurt it...

do it and write all about it!

Q:norton
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By QfactorSV
thanks a lot could you post pictures of the...

thanks a lot

could you post pictures of the back side?

no soft material? damn, that sucks.

does anyone know if the soft material usually on the back of saddlebags cna be purchased...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By QfactorSV
I suffered kneecap injuries as well, and as I am...

I suffered kneecap injuries as well, and as I am getting darn close to needing replacements, I have decided to use knee protection on a daily basis.

I picked up the Icon knee armor from...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By QfactorSV
tecknic touring expandable saddlebags, ok?

Anyone have any experience with the teknic touring expandable saddlebags?

http://www.newenoughhp.com/image/path/9550/small/bag.jpg?1179950991

please post up any good or bad, for these or teknic...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 58,449
Posted By QfactorSV
Here's what I have, but with a lot of rash!! ...

Here's what I have, but with a lot of rash!!
http://www.motousate.it/annunci/photos/28984.jpg
http://www.motousate.it/annunci/photos/65537.jpg

Q
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By QfactorSV
I prefer either depending on the adventure. ...

I prefer either depending on the adventure.

touring = hydraulic
commuting = hydraulic
spirited/track = cable (for the quick adjustability)

dirt/trail = cable ( you can carry 1 extra cable...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,001
Posted By QfactorSV
Slightly off-topic. but could you post what...

Slightly off-topic.

but could you post what have found to be the pros and cons of the venox 250?

a local dealership is selling one w/ 1500mi for dirt cheap (<$2000). I am tempted to pick it for...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2006, 10:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,819
Posted By QfactorSV
When talking about Sv's as adventure motors, be...

When talking about Sv's as adventure motors, be sure to keep in mind that the first generation motors are reknowned to show serious oil starvations when past certain angles.

many squids end up...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,009
Posted By QfactorSV
I know that road! haha! Q:rofl

I know that road! haha!

Q:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 32,009
Posted By QfactorSV
http://img1.putfile.com/thumb/12/33810302692.jpg...

http://img1.putfile.com/thumb/12/33810302692.jpg (http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4177348)

http://img1.putfile.com/thumb/12/33810302744.jpg (http://www.putfile.com/pic.php?img=4177349)
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,920
Posted By QfactorSV
Funny, I'll be making a couple new links to...

Funny,

I'll be making a couple new links to raise a friends 500 to increase ground clearance when cornering.

give me ideas about making a dualsport 500...:freaky

Q
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2006, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,109
Posted By QfactorSV
FYI, if you need some shorter/longer shock...

FYI,

if you need some shorter/longer shock linkages to raise or lower the rear, let me know, I'll crank a set for you.

Q
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,491
Posted By QfactorSV
I used to own a 1st gen (99-02), and stock was...

I used to own a 1st gen (99-02), and stock was comfy, but the seat sucks... I rode 8 hrs days, with some serious hot spots in my ass, but that's it.

From my little experience with the latest gen,...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By QfactorSV
sweet scoot, what pushed you to get a blue...

sweet scoot,

what pushed you to get a blue pipe?

any other mods other than the pipe?

Q
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,446
Posted By QfactorSV
always been a fan of cruisers for their relaxed...

always been a fan of cruisers for their relaxed riding position.

the spirit 750 is sweet looking, simple in design, similar to the monster.

Q
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2006, 10:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,446
Posted By QfactorSV
how do you like it? I have been thinking about...

how do you like it? I have been thinking about picking up a 750 cruiser to ride with my cruiser friends.

Q
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