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Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By mike54
Depends on your head shape. It's always been an...

Depends on your head shape. It's always been an issue with me too. And nope, I don't have a jaw like Leno. The best fit for me as far as jaw clearance goes are the Arai Signet Q, the Suomy Vandal,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By mike54
In high school we greased the right front brake...

In high school we greased the right front brake shoes of the auto shop teachers car. It was hilarious watching him pull out of the parking lot. Actually he made it over to the shop and got his car...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By mike54
I had that happen on my Y2K 1150. Throttle would...

I had that happen on my Y2K 1150. Throttle would return slowly. I kept putting it off and the cable broke at an inopportune moment. On the freeway near Barstow Ca. Luckily there was a place...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By mike54
Here's another thread repair product ...

Here's another thread repair product
http://www.timesert.com/
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,418
Posted By mike54
mike54 and NotBetty are in, if life doesn't get...

mike54 and NotBetty are in, if life doesn't get in the way.
Forum: Racing 08-20-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,909
Posted By mike54
I've seen Kevin S and Wayne R lift a bike with...

I've seen Kevin S and Wayne R lift a bike with their knee on the entrance to a corner when the front was sliding. This is not new. Seems to me that the lean angles allowed by modern tires is as...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,909
Posted By mike54
Thanks. I think we've all seen a rider fall off...

Thanks.
I think we've all seen a rider fall off the bike and then the bike ghost ride down the track aways. I have any way.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By mike54
What's wrong with covering them in silicone or...

What's wrong with covering them in silicone or RTV?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By mike54
couldn't you put larger diameter wheel on it?

couldn't you put larger diameter wheel on it?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,199
Posted By mike54
Careful, someone will call you a luddite. :D

Careful, someone will call you a luddite. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,199
Posted By mike54
How many pads do iron butt riders go through? ...

How many pads do iron butt riders go through? Not saying that's what he did with that bike but if you're only using your brakes for gas stops they last a long time.
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
Are you talking Ralph Sheheen on the back of...

Are you talking Ralph Sheheen on the back of Randy Mamola's bike with a GoPro on his face and one on the track? Hell Yeah! :lol2
Forum: Racing 08-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
Nobody is going to step up and organize american...

Nobody is going to step up and organize american motorcycle racing unless they can see a profit. Some need alot of profit and some (I'm thinking of Ulrich here) just need a little.
I hear these...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
Hormones wasn't the issue for Gobert. :D I...

Hormones wasn't the issue for Gobert. :D I remember watching him battle Mladin at Laguna once. That could have been an epic rivalry.
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
This makes me think of John Hopkins.

This makes me think of John Hopkins.
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
+1 :nod

+1 :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,183
Posted By mike54
What vehicle is in line with book value?

What vehicle is in line with book value?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,183
Posted By mike54
So what would be a good deal to you? I just want...

So what would be a good deal to you? I just want to know what your expectations are.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,183
Posted By mike54
So gore-tx - have you seen prices drop any due to...

So gore-tx - have you seen prices drop any due to your observations here?
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,468
Posted By mike54
After he push started his bike with two broken...

After he push started his bike with two broken ankles in China and finished 4th in the race in 2008 I knew all I needed to know.
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,468
Posted By mike54
Great photo! :clap

Great photo! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,451
Posted By mike54
It can be un-nerving putting a flame to a painted...

It can be un-nerving putting a flame to a painted part. :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,451
Posted By mike54
Well the loctite needs to be 550 degrees F to...

Well the loctite needs to be 550 degrees F to melt. Patience helps. I use a propane torch and heat for a while. Let the heat soak in and heat some more. I quickly touch the bolt with a wet...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,451
Posted By mike54
Don't loctite. I just put a dab of paint on 'em....

Don't loctite. I just put a dab of paint on 'em. I can tell if they move that way. I've never had one move.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,468
Posted By mike54
The handlebar technique. <IFRAME height=315...

The handlebar technique.

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/j1M8rNQU4sc" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,183
Posted By mike54
:lol2 I think the prices on the r1200C is...

:lol2
I think the prices on the r1200C is crazy. About $5,000 around here. But they're all pretty low mileage.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,468
Posted By mike54
Good idea. You could use a zip tie or rokstrap...

Good idea. You could use a zip tie or rokstrap or what ever you have for that. I think a lot of it is assessing the situation. I've seen guys trying to lift their bike uphill. That's really hard....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,657
Posted By mike54
Who would have thought this saga would cross the...

Who would have thought this saga would cross the salton sea. I like it out there but again, it's not for every body. Take a ride by slab city and take a look at salvation mountain if you haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,183
Posted By mike54
Some where there's a thread asking why are GS11XX...

Some where there's a thread asking why are GS11XX buyers so cheap? :lol2
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By mike54
Why would you want to unplug them? Every track...

Why would you want to unplug them? Every track day I've ever been to has required that bikes with lights tape them up. The #1 reason is so that in the event that you throw your bike down there...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By mike54
I've had Foremost for 12 years now. I've used...

I've had Foremost for 12 years now. I've used their tow service a couple times and never a problem. They also paid off on a totaled bike about 10 years ago. They gave me a good price and no...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By mike54
If you think you'll ever want to replace the bike...

If you think you'll ever want to replace the bike don't sell it. It will wait. But you know your situation best. Then there's this...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,286
Posted By mike54
That wooden dash and luggage rack are crying out...

That wooden dash and luggage rack are crying out for some wicker saddle bags.

I like it. :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,309
Posted By mike54
Laguna is a good track too. The reason I...

Laguna is a good track too. The reason I suggested Streets is because the speeds and layout are going to be closer to what you'd find riding through the Sierras. Plus I remember many years ago...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,309
Posted By mike54
Do either a Keith Code or a Reg Pridmore school...

Do either a Keith Code or a Reg Pridmore school at streets of willow. Turn 3 is a down hill 180 switch back. After a day riding through there with an instructor you'll get comfortable with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By mike54
Euromotoelectrics has a tune up kit for your...

Euromotoelectrics has a tune up kit for your starter.

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/val-tkplus.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 837,689
Posted By mike54
Was this raced or just a toy for some one? Any...

Was this raced or just a toy for some one? Any connection to the Drake midgets? Cool find.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 452,624
Posted By mike54
I think they look great without the bags and...

I think they look great without the bags and crash bars and all the other farkels on them. You don't often see them like that. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By mike54
http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/Acynxy/1200GSpa...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/Acynxy/1200GSpanniers_40-Edit.jpg?size=prodfull

Touratech does make a case that wraps around the exhaust.
Link...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,662
Posted By mike54
Improvements to the IMS <IFRAME height=360...

Improvements to the IMS
<IFRAME height=360 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0Ta_WPwnBiI?feature=player_detailpage" frameBorder=0 width=640 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
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