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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By Yossarian™
Probably a Peterbilt.

Probably a Peterbilt.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,051
Posted By Yossarian™
Please tell us more about the tag; where it is,...

Please tell us more about the tag; where it is, what it is, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,750
Posted By Yossarian™
I inferred that the rider crossed the center...

I inferred that the rider crossed the center line, coming into the OP's lane. It wasn't stated specifically.
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Yossarian™
The first item you purchase should be a factory...

The first item you purchase should be a factory service manual.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Yossarian™
It reduces the amount of air flowing through the...

It reduces the amount of air flowing through the helmet via the chin area.

This usually results in less noise, and in cooler weather, a higher temperature in the helmet.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,051
Posted By Yossarian™
I was worried that it had, when Randy landed a...

I was worried that it had, when Randy landed a tag in Hallam.

You brought it back to life, and we'll have to shake the cobwebs off most of the participants.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
I know the feeling. Last week I changed...

I know the feeling.

Last week I changed the camshaft timing belts on the 1098. Getting to them involved removal of the right side fairing, seat, both side covers, fuel tank (and at that point I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
Was it dirty?

Was it dirty?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 141,403
Posted By Yossarian™
I sent an email to the owner; it might work for...

I sent an email to the owner; it might work for my needs.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
I'd love to buy it for what you paid for it. ;) ...

I'd love to buy it for what you paid for it. ;)

However, I have nowhere to put it. :(
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 97,555
Posted By Yossarian™
Out. Trap meet north of Valley.

Out. Trap meet north of Valley.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Yossarian™
So, the bike you have now is covered by a loan,...

So, the bike you have now is covered by a loan, which is not yet paid off?

Stop right there. Pay off existing bike.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,340
Posted By Yossarian™
Try sprocketcenter.com -- they carry D.I.D. chain...

Try sprocketcenter.com -- they carry D.I.D. chain and sprockets, and have full kits for many bikes.
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Yossarian™
Twisted Throttle has the mount preconfigured, if...

Twisted Throttle has the mount preconfigured, if I recall.

I find that the above-the-instruments a great solution for line of sight, but difficult to reach when riding, so I use RAM mounts on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Yossarian™
If you are wondering about the cap with the lock...

If you are wondering about the cap with the lock on top, that's for fuel.
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 378,784
Posted By Yossarian™
Unless you hit the area with a pressure washer,...

Unless you hit the area with a pressure washer, it should be fine. It's not in a position to have water forced at it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
They told us about your type in grade school.

They told us about your type in grade school.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,340
Posted By Yossarian™
This is a photo of mine; it's the same. ...

This is a photo of mine; it's the same.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15487829/2014-04-08%2011.06.00.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 378,784
Posted By Yossarian™
Unsprung weight is everything below the springs;...

Unsprung weight is everything below the springs; i.e., the lower forks, roughly half of the weight of the swingarm, the wheels and tires, etc. Everything above the springs, like you on the seat, or...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,340
Posted By Yossarian™
If you install the optional accessory socket for...

If you install the optional accessory socket for under the seat, left side, it is always on, just like the accessory socket at the front by the key switch.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,482
Posted By Yossarian™
Find a bike you like, then watch the user forum...

Find a bike you like, then watch the user forum online for the owner's group of that bike. Pretty soon, one will pop up for sale, in great shape, for a whole lot less than you thought you might have...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,340
Posted By Yossarian™
Were those flats on the front or rear? If...

Were those flats on the front or rear?

If the latter, you could just put a roadie rear wheel on the XC; they are the same size and fit. Then you would have a tubeless rear.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,043
Posted By Yossarian™
My ZZR does admittedly have a bit soft suspension...

My ZZR does admittedly have a bit soft suspension when compared to my 1098, but guess which one I'd rather use for a commute? Unless I'm on the racetrack or very tight roads, the ZZR holds up quite...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
You're just going to end up selling it to fund...

You're just going to end up selling it to fund another small bike.

Don't bother arguing. We know you too well by now.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
You're too smart for me, Dan. Saw right...

You're too smart for me, Dan.

Saw right through that one, didn't you. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,286
Posted By Yossarian™
At least you are not a Sikh. That would pose its...

At least you are not a Sikh. That would pose its own set of difficulties.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
Posting this here for local interest, before...

Posting this here for local interest, before putting it up on the FM and CL:

2007 Ducati 1098, red, never down - price is $5,000 O.B.O.

Flatten-your-eyeballs fast, no ABS to save your butt, no...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 16,386
Posted By Yossarian™
Did you hit your head, Kurt?

Did you hit your head, Kurt?
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20,088
Views: 3,406,340
Posted By Yossarian™
Unless you are riding a poorly inflated or worn...

Unless you are riding a poorly inflated or worn tire, you won't lose the front even when leaned over enough to touch the pegs or your toes. *

The stock tires, while some don't care much for them,...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By Yossarian™
I suppose they work pretty well, but if you have...

I suppose they work pretty well, but if you have a decent compressor already, just add a blaster nozzle and go to town.

Those dedicated dryers are not inexpensive.
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Yossarian™
Find someone with an XC, who decided they wanted...

Find someone with an XC, who decided they wanted a Roadie, and do a swap.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,950
Posted By Yossarian™
Ninja 250's are so awesome. :clap

Ninja 250's are so awesome.
:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,154
Posted By Yossarian™
I pretty much agree with this; it has, for me,...

I pretty much agree with this; it has, for me, become one of my top priorities when choosing a bike to commute.

I'm much more likely to choose a DS or ADV style bike for my commute, vs a Sport or...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,808
Posted By Yossarian™
You are right; that IS small! ...

You are right; that IS small!

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh266/Yossarian_47/ADV/PhotoTag/1364758852_zps84d030ca.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10,739
Views: 1,096,270
Posted By Yossarian™
Eschew use of Mapsource when interfacing with the...

Eschew use of Mapsource when interfacing with the Montana.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,500
Views: 205,968
Posted By Yossarian™
:nod

:nod
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Yossarian™
Sounds like a good life experience (at least, it...

Sounds like a good life experience (at least, it does to me.)

If you can spare the time, do the fly-n-ride.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,154
Posted By Yossarian™
You forgot reason #10. So ugly, no one wants...

You forgot reason #10.

So ugly, no one wants to steal it.

:D
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Yossarian™
best to just read the FAQ on their site.

best to just read the FAQ on their site.
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 125,156
Posted By Yossarian™
Starter solenoid fuse.

Starter solenoid fuse.
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