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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By blsexton
BMW R1100 (and other OilHead) Key Help

Am I missing some pieces here?
Battery is good, bulb is good, but when I put it together it doesn't quite work right.....(to say it don't work at all...)
...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By blsexton
The Knox vest looks like a quality piece-,yet the...

The Knox vest looks like a quality piece-,yet the Knox cheat protector looks rather flimsy when compared to the forcefield that covers the sternum completely.
Never used Knox so don't really know...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By blsexton
Thanks for the reply. Do you find it extra work...

Thanks for the reply. Do you find it extra work to take the entire shirt on and off say at a restaurant or other stops?
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By blsexton
Forcefield Airo Vest Armor (or alternatives) anybody try one?

These look like a greatidea - an armored vest that looks like a regular garment, can be washed and is vented.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d43/blsexton/Unknown_zpsfcabee30.jpeg

I'd like...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,225
Posted By blsexton
Throwing this out for folks subscribed to this...

Throwing this out for folks subscribed to this thread- where can a fellow purchase a Gore-Tex Liner for the old style suits? Can't seem to find them for sale anywhere...specifically for a used...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,340
Posted By blsexton
EZ in EZ out...

EZ in EZ out...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,340
Posted By blsexton
OP: Did you have any of the studs on the straps...

OP:
Did you have any of the studs on the straps break?
In one of your pics it appears afterwards you're missing a stud.

Love the white sole!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By blsexton
Wicked Nice work... So youre saying if I do the prep...

Nice work... So youre saying if I do the prep work you will paint it in that brautiful gigantic paint booth? Sure mi amigo....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By blsexton
In the words of my 13 year old...

In the words of my 13 year old daughter..."whateves, now can I go back to my iPhone?"...


So, back to topic.
Anyone actually been somewhere or know a budding painter who wants to make a bit on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By blsexton
Yes, I know that- which is exactly why I want to...

Yes, I know that- which is exactly why I want to have someone other than me do it- this is one of those things where you pay for both time/supplies as well as expertise. Of course the Honda shop CAN...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By blsexton
Nothing fancy at all, the alternative is going to...

Nothing fancy at all, the alternative is going to be me doing it on a harbor freight $20 spray gun in a dusty unheated garage, sooooo- just a couple coats of a nice gloss black and a couple clear...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By blsexton
NYC Area- Wanted: someone to paint my VFR- on the cheap!

Sooooo it has turned out I came into possession of a nice VFR 800 with some high miles but excellent mechanical condition. Bodywork is in good condition (with some scrapes on the bags but nothing...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By blsexton
Help w. Heated Grip install and Heat Troller.

So, I "think" this is a simple question, probably old hat for someone who has done it before, so any help is appreciated...

08 KTM Super Duke 990 (amazing machine!)

I have installed heated grip...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,245
Posted By blsexton
These work great: Wind Jammer II ...

These work great:

Wind Jammer II

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/windjammer/helmet-wind-blocker.htm

Also, Cycle Gear has some knock off ones for like $8
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By blsexton
Old Skool Triumph Rigid gets my vote- there is...

Old Skool Triumph Rigid gets my vote- there is just something aesthetically pleasing about a Rigid with a single or parallel twin engine in it. Of course HD V Twins are the defacto choice for Rigid...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,980
Posted By blsexton
You already have a big heavy bike. Go light and...

You already have a big heavy bike. Go light and agile....


Ninjettes don't have HP, they just have the right feel and zip to have a big old grin on your face every time you ride them... It makes...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,980
Posted By blsexton
Forget all that other stuff....dude, you need a...

Forget all that other stuff....dude, you need a NINJA 250....I abso-freakin-lutely loved mine==== full throttle, high corner speed, you ride it like you're flogging it (because you are) and it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 833,930
Posted By blsexton
Garandman- ? on seat ergonomics

Hey, G-Man, I was going to PM you, but I see there are many others interested in the 'G-Man Seat Mod' (Soon to be as reknown as the 'Gronk Mod' Mufflers?).....

Anyhow, I bought a stock solo seat...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,286
Posted By blsexton
The 4.5gal tank is just such a good idea, but I'm...

The 4.5gal tank is just such a good idea, but I'm afraid of throwing off the proportions of the bike- making it look 'top heavy' ... and I can't tell for sure what the logo/color scheme of the new...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,286
Posted By blsexton
Great write up, thanks for sharing. My buddy and...

Great write up, thanks for sharing. My buddy and I were up around you those same days- Black Rt and a black 06 1200R-- some nice riding over the mts outside Manchester to the East.

I'm curious...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 833,930
Posted By blsexton
oops

oops
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 833,930
Posted By blsexton
Gotta chime in

Ok, Ok, I'm finally out of the closet now---yep I love BMWs, KTMs and now I officially tell the world- I like my HD!

Its a great around town bike, but on a recent local trip (1k in 3 days) I can...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,245
Posted By blsexton
Flep- now that it's been a year, care to give us...

Flep- now that it's been a year, care to give us a review of how the Gym Mats from Wally World held up as a seat- and if you find it comfortable or would use it again?

Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 833,930
Posted By blsexton
Tankbag

I'd love to put a tankbag on mine, but the mere act of removing the gas cap when I have gloves on has been leaving scratch marks that show pretty clearly in the clearcoat aroudn the gas cap. I'm too...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,401
Posted By blsexton
Mounted one up to my KTM Super Duke, the head...

Mounted one up to my KTM Super Duke, the head that delivers the oil got ripped off in the first 200 miles.... and I just took it off and got rid of it. Buy yourself a small secured dropper of some...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By blsexton
I've seen some people mention U-Ship...I would...

I've seen some people mention U-Ship...I would avoid that service like the plague- had a very bad experience through that website and they were zero help in resolving the issue.
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,344
Posted By blsexton
I used to have a K75S, way back in the day....

I used to have a K75S, way back in the day. Amazingly smooth, ultra reliable, 300k+ mileage body and powertrain, but utterly gutless....
K1100RS ALL THE WAY!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 833,930
Posted By blsexton
For a fun, easy to ride, LOW Maintenance around...

For a fun, easy to ride, LOW Maintenance around town bike I really like my HD, and I'll even admit to being a 'hater' for many years, and seeing all the deals out there on these bikes made me decide...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,665
Posted By blsexton
I bought one of these for myself to replace a...

I bought one of these for myself to replace a 'Stitch, but it didn't fit right (they run very small) so I sold it to my buddy who rides a VFR down to 40' degrees regularly and he raves about the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 54,853
Posted By blsexton
EZ Answer....

KTM Super Duke!!!
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By blsexton
Definitely another +1 for the Elkskins w....

Definitely another +1 for the Elkskins w. insulation, wear them on a naked bike in NY and they hold to around 40 degrees for 30mins for me, so any extra protection you can give them (fairing, htd...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By blsexton
I can't figure out why these didn't sell......

I can't figure out why these didn't sell... Harley guys (yeah, I'm one) love this kind of crap..

Now, got any leftover for a Super Duke!!!
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By blsexton
don't let the internet mechanics who have a buddy...

don't let the internet mechanics who have a buddy who had a buddy who heard that bmw's loose their rear driveshafts fool you, these things are reliable long term bikes. Easy to work on yourself for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By blsexton
My current track bike is an 07 R6, and I...

My current track bike is an 07 R6, and I previously owned an 05 R6 SE (basically the incarnation of the R6S).. and let me tell you neither are much fun on the street . In fact the 07 R6 is much much...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By blsexton
I'm intrigued by it too, asked my local dealer...

I'm intrigued by it too, asked my local dealer about it and he said the rep was coming around this week with samples to show them in the store, so it should be out soon, but not sure if it's in stock...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,142
Posted By blsexton
VERIZON WIRELESS+DROID X+PANDORA= BEST MUSIC...

VERIZON WIRELESS+DROID X+PANDORA= BEST MUSIC EVER....

Just have to be in a good service area...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,924
Posted By blsexton
A big thumbs up for CLIFF'S....run, and owned,...

A big thumbs up for CLIFF'S....run, and owned, by riders and enthusiasts. I stopped a guy when I first moved to the area who was on a BMW GT and I said, hey, is the local dealer close? and he says,...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,571
Posted By blsexton
I ran a V1 with the MC adapter box through a...

I ran a V1 with the MC adapter box through a headset for years on my RT with an ECU Shelf. Absolutely loved it- and the software is update-able for the V1s, definitely a plus.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By blsexton
Dump them both and upgrade to the new GS!!! it's...

Dump them both and upgrade to the new GS!!! it's got most of the positive attributes you like about the old GS, but lighter, more power, better handling, etc etc- plus you've already got some BMW...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,015
Posted By blsexton
Hey, looks pretty good. I did my R6 too- with the...

Hey, looks pretty good. I did my R6 too- with the FIAT paint scheme from hit hot racing on ebay, took a while to get but I was impressed with the paint quality for the price, install was fairly...
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