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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,358
Posted By Akunin
Funny you mention a couple of those. In my garage...

Funny you mention a couple of those. In my garage I have a Samurai, TJ, 2 XR650R (1 dual sport), XR600, and other toys. When fall hit I have been enjoying the quad and seeing others out doing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,358
Posted By Akunin
So this thread has been dead for nearly a...

So this thread has been dead for nearly a decade..

On that note a Google search brough this out of the basement and I think it's time it was discused further.

I've got several bikes but admit...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Does look good in that pic, damn good!

Does look good in that pic, damn good!
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
damn, that's a nice frame. shame I wasn't closer...

damn, that's a nice frame. shame I wasn't closer I'd order one from him!
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
I've been eyeballing the manracks, specifically...

I've been eyeballing the manracks, specifically rhe fender support.. mostly want to get rid of that rear fender twist. Suppose I should find a replacement subframe though since I don't have a 5' bar...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,734
Posted By Akunin
I tried to start a general thread like that but...

I tried to start a general thread like that but this is what management suggested:



As a victim of 3 different motorcycle thefts I'm always glad to hear of families being reunited with their...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
I was leaning towards the IMS but seems my...

I was leaning towards the IMS but seems my radiator fan will be in the way so I have a little more research to do on the tanks...



that's exactly where I plan to put mine :) great idea!

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
one reason I really like that antigravity...

one reason I really like that antigravity battery, somewhere on adv here I'd seen a picture of one mounted where BDesigns had their "AA's" mounted behind the front headlight cover.. and looks like a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
just what I wanted to hear about that battery! ...

just what I wanted to hear about that battery!

That tops the list of next buys next to a high output stator (BD perhaps)
and some LED lights (lots of deer around these parts)

The bike last...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 682,857
Posted By Akunin
how do you like that antigravity? I'm...

how do you like that antigravity?

I'm planning something similar but looking at the powerhub2 to clean up all the electronics. great looking ride there!
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,309
Posted By Akunin
you live in Rapid? If so, can't wait to see this...

you live in Rapid? If so, can't wait to see this zip around town! :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Finally was able to see it! Imagine that, had to...

Finally was able to see it! Imagine that, had to load look at the thread on the PC and not my phone... lol

Great video, liked the music and the scenery looks great!
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Yup! Saw Hodakaguys mod and I've got just the...

Yup! Saw Hodakaguys mod and I've got just the switch for it :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
:( expletive expletive ... expletive Snowed...

:( expletive expletive ... expletive

Snowed here the other night, 45 today with 2-3 inches on the way. Making it worse, have to work all day and I have the flu.

I think its time to move

Nice...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Yeah, link didn't work for me... but when I get...

Yeah, link didn't work for me... but when I get home I might just have to find a work around. After seeing pics, I'd love to see video
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
If this was what you were referring to in your...

If this was what you were referring to in your link (my phone didn't follow it)... that sir, is very nice! Great looking bike and the scenery isn't half bad either :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Mine was stock and with the help of Adv and its...

Mine was stock and with the help of Adv and its inmates I managed to figure out how to install everything... now I'm in the process of refining it! Luckily I didn't have a frankensteined wiring...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
I'm mounting the rear blinkers and they are...

I'm mounting the rear blinkers and they are led's. The front are from my old set of Zeta's but I'm not sure yet if I want to mount them in the hdb guards or just order blinker ready ones. But I can...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
I'm really happy with the way the XRR looks with...

I'm really happy with the way the XRR looks with the HDB stuff. Now I'm just adjusting the mirrors and finding the best way to run the throttle cables..
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Before ...

Before

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/16/avavu2y9.jpg

After

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/16/qabu3e3u.jpg

Not too shabby I think..
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
So I uncorked the pig today. The original owner...

So I uncorked the pig today. The original owner told me he had carb trouble he couldn't figure out.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/06/da4y9e5y.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/06/ynyjy5e4.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 174,527
Posted By Akunin
you really... really don't help :D ...

you really... really don't help

:D

damn that looks nice
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 174,527
Posted By Akunin
Oh my... just found the lights I'm putting on my...

Oh my... just found the lights I'm putting on my XRR! Oh yeah! Super pumped now! These look perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Why thank you good sir! I appreciate it

Why thank you good sir! I appreciate it
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
alright folks, a dumb question. I've got the...

alright folks, a dumb question.

I've got the service manual sitting here but it doesn't have the info I need! I was in the process of taking my top triple off when I discovered I didn't have the...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
Just got a late visit from the mail man. :) ...

Just got a late visit from the mail man. :)

Looks like I get to fire up the propane heater tomorrow after work (a high of 9) and install my HDB goodies that came today! So excited I even mocked it...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
Sorry for being off topic but... damn it! I have...

Sorry for being off topic but... damn it! I have the xrs only page bookmarked and for the last 4 weeks they were out of stock. Well, ordering a set up!

Back on topic, I'm looking at my options for...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
Trailtech... I knew I had seen that light...

Trailtech... I knew I had seen that light somewhere! Thanks for the link! Something else I might have to consider...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
Doh, his site says due to high demand shipping is...

Doh, his site says due to high demand shipping is 1 to 1 1/2 weeks. Jeez, if I stopped looking at the eye candy and actually read words I'd answer all my own questions :)
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
Hmm, that headlight is growing on me. Where could...

Hmm, that headlight is growing on me. Where could I.. research more about that particular specimen?
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
oh damn! that was a solid sounding thud. You were...

oh damn! that was a solid sounding thud. You were shaking it off in the video but how did you feel the next day? Solid looking video too. What camera are you using? What settings for youtube?

...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
About how long does it take to ship? Are each...

About how long does it take to ship? Are each made to order or does he sit on some overhead
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 126,538
Posted By Akunin
I can't wait! Got all my goodies ordered from...

I can't wait! Got all my goodies ordered from Paul and now its just the UPS waiting game.. but in the mean time I guess I can go and get the pig uncorked :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
I was looking at doing something similar only...

I was looking at doing something similar only I'll be replacing my stock stator and looking into the Antigravity battery (or this one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Pissed touching my XRR is a curse. I go home at lunch...

touching my XRR is a curse. I go home at lunch (50 degree weather) and decided I would warm the bike up, I was tempted to ride it back to work it was so nice. 1 hour later it was snowing so hard I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
oh that's very nice :clap

oh that's very nice :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Ok, almost the whole package! Limited budget so a...

Ok, almost the whole package! Limited budget so a stabilizer will wait till later this spring. Hell, waited two years for the HDB stuff :huh

and looks like XRsonly isn't making the black side...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Thanks guys. Work cant get over soon enough, cant...

Thanks guys. Work cant get over soon enough, cant wait to get home and hit the "order" button. Getting the whole nine yards. Upper clamp, bars, hand guards... this thing is going to look totally...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
I'll be placing an order as soon as I get the...

I'll be placing an order as soon as I get the dimensions from the BRP triple I'll have to order

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22,322
Views: 2,742,493
Posted By Akunin
Very nice, just got added to my "tax return" buy...

Very nice, just got added to my "tax return" buy list :D Thanks for the link!
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