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Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 783,696
Posted By NYP797
Battery Recommendations

Having read the lengthy Garage Forum thread on batteries, testing et al, am wondering if any Sportster people here have installed a new battery recently. I know sealed AGM's are proven but would be...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,053
Posted By NYP797
My Gentle Perspective

I think I own a reasonable cross section to illustrate something to add to the discussion. That being a new acquired 2001 W650, and while original and in extremely fine shape may not resemble a new...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4,438
Views: 1,039,425
Posted By NYP797
Best City Bike?

Over on Road Warriors there is a thread on what would be the best city bike. Having tried a Vespa style Bajaj scooter, and for several years my Yamaha Zuma, this Ryoku is the perfect evolution to...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,460
Posted By NYP797
Fuji X10

I'm very tempted by this. Fully aware of all the new concept mirrorless, 4/3rds but the soon to be released Fuji x10 is the most leica like in form and function for an affordable price. Fuji renders...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 30,855
Posted By NYP797
Pescatore, Your Mods?

Curious about your mods Pescatore, I know of Fehling, but where did you source brackets for your Givi side bags. Is it a direct part made by them for Sporty's? I've got a 2007 Roadster and like the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-25-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,711
Posted By NYP797
12Volt Imersion Heater

So at the risk of inciting further peril, has anyone here experience heating water for their morning coffee or tea using a 12 volt immersion heater coil run off their moto's battery? Would the time...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,941
Posted By NYP797
Thinning Out

At just turning 63 I find that partly due to the economy, less work and more worries about how to fund anything approaching retirement which, given present circumstances, should kick in somewhere...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,148
Posted By NYP797
BMWKTMBILL How To?

BmwKtmBill:
Your post was certainly uplifting. But 138 lbs.??? How do you do that. I'm just 63 this month, have managed to shed about 23 pounds this summer from 190 to 170 at 6' tall; no more heavy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22,055
Views: 1,463,721
Posted By NYP797
Velocity

Nice gathering, and no rain like last year. No BBQ, though the Ashai beer from cans was ample. Lots of riff-raff, nose rings, tattoos, and clapped out cafe racers. Always amazed at how many...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,988
Posted By NYP797
Hat Tip To Ya

Not to denigrate your latest effort in the least, but it struck me that it had the immediate visual simplicity of what a Buell Blast should have been. The space and air around all the components is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,350
Posted By NYP797
Bimoto Interpretation with Vrod Motor

Pretty Kool...
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/--XVQlJJWc3Y/TixPXkEb8wI/AAAAAAAAA3g/YRTiLSIbCAA/s1600/BIMOTA%2BHDB-2%2BSport%2BRoadster.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,320
Posted By NYP797
TKS LoneStar

Appreciate the additional info on the NF Baggies, though I do like the mustard color shown in the pic from your original post. Hope the heat isn't spoiling your summer in the great state of.......
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,320
Posted By NYP797
NF Bags with Tie Down Points

Lonestar:
Those NF bags are way kool. Is NF short for North Face? Cause I searched around and came up empty. A linky for your source for them would be very helpful.
Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 783,696
Posted By NYP797
Maier Plastics Fairing

Thanks for posting this frontal photo. I like the oem HD quick release 1/4 fairing but not the plexiglass shield in front of the headlight. The Maier has nice lines, and the lower cutouts could be...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,771
Posted By NYP797
Love It; Subscribed

I'm a single rider, and could never leave home for too long worrying about my beloved gal pal GiGi the Wonder Labrador. I am so eager to see how your RR unfolds.
Prey tell about the sidecar. I got a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 30,855
Posted By NYP797
Well As Long As We're Voting...

I own my own stock 07 Roadster, but gotta say, Terry's is 'da Bomb'. It is muted but has great proportion. The special RSD bits, the solo saddle; even the lower mounted black turn indicators...the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 30,855
Posted By NYP797
Finally!

Thanks for stepping up to the bar and creating this thread. And if I may say Mr. TerryTori, your effort shows amazing attitude and street cred. Wasn't particularly wowed by the bars at first, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,563
Posted By NYP797
Lane Splits; BQE, NYC

I often commute from Queens to lower Manhattan via the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, aka the BQE. Approaching the Kosciusko bridge from Queens, it's jammed at all reasonable hours. Filled with trucks...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,735
Posted By NYP797
Agree with TT

I agree with TerryTori, but importing a 400r into the US might, I say might pose some unforeseen issues. Insofar as my ER-6n. There were ton's of the blue ones left unsold from the 2009 model year....
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,076
Posted By NYP797
Precisely!

Cortez, you hit the nail on the head so to speak. Even with 6 gears, my feeling is that the engine revs with the expectation that you are about to shift it into the next higher gear. I am not...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,735
Posted By NYP797
Kawi ER-6N

No pix to post just yet, with barely 180+ miles on it but I searched and found a new 2010 mat black Kawasaki ER-6n which is the naked version of the Ninja 650r. Feels like a toy compared to my HD...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,076
Posted By NYP797
Stock Gearing for LD Touring?

If ya could elaborate a bit more on the stock gearing you seem satisfied with even for longer trips. Perhaps I'm too used to the pulses of my HD Sportster or Kawi W650, but I'm finding the motor...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,076
Posted By NYP797
Sprocket Changes

A brief forum discussion on the subject which appears to be ongoing:
http://www.riderforums.com/showthread.php?63978-countershaft-sprocket&highlight=gearing+ghanges
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,076
Posted By NYP797
Same Issue Here

Thank you for bringing up this thread. I bought a new 2010 ER-6N and rode it back from PA to NYC up the Jersey Tpke. Having to vary my speed, and keep it at relative low speeds, nonetheless revealed...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,866
Posted By NYP797
Sportster Standard

For an "Adventure Bike" forum there is a wealth of info in this place to give you everything you might need to transform any model of Sportster to your specific needs/desire. You'd think there was a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,095
Posted By NYP797
When to fold 'em?

I agree that sometimes time and tide takes a toll. Though not a VFR, I love my Sportster Roadster, but it ain't exactly a scooter commuter here in NY City. I rode home today, a coolish Kawi ER-6N....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,892
Posted By NYP797
Adventure Riding To Me?

Traveling into Manhattan from any outer borough. This Mayor has made an absolute sham of getting anywhere in a car, a motorcycle or anything powered by internal combustion. He could give a rats ass...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 783,696
Posted By NYP797
Chameleon?

Dear Mr Territori: You are indeed turning into the Sportster Chameleon. I can barely keep up with you between posts....egad....but press on, as I hang on every exhaust note.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 783,696
Posted By NYP797
Tank Bag

Joe Rocket Hammerhead...Great for the short haul; perfect peanut tank fit.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By NYP797
Coat Hangers

Can't give you a link, but they're out there some where. I was too thrifty to buy any of them when I saw them, but they were definitely up to the task of supporting a leather jacket, coat or pants. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By NYP797
ER-6N Availability

Lots of putrid blue 09's around on Cycle Traders, but Black 2010's much harder to come by as dealers held off ordering them when the 09's didn't sell very well.
Yet this naked sells very well in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By NYP797
Ninja Crash Protection

Check out ninja650shop.com on the on the Ninja 650R forum of the ridersforum.com chat board. Simple registration gets you free shipping with a discount code. Lots of farkles etc. It's a pretty active...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 268,009
Posted By NYP797
Kaw 800 to US?

I've had a 2001 W650 since new, albeit very lightly used. I've farkled it out with a great rear pannier rack from Germany and adapted my genuine Carven side cases, themselves some, what, 35 years old...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,818
Posted By NYP797
400 vs 650R ?

Terrytori:
As usual your written eloquence is right on par with your photographic excellence. Alas, we can't get this little critter here in the lower 48. I did spend considerable time tracking...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,571
Posted By NYP797
From Your Fan NYP797 in the Lower 48

Mr. Terrytori:What ever mods you do to anything on two wheels can never trump your lovely children. Hat's off and my highest esteem for taking the plunge and being a great father. Now get cracking on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,571
Posted By NYP797
Now just wait a minute!

All all along you've been telling some other posters they were just pups, admitting to, lets say some mid life chronological specs, like me and my 62 year old rump, and now you reveal the existence...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,906
Posted By NYP797
Why Do I Ride?

Makes for interesting profile info on dating sites; gets lots of 'quivers' back. 'Cause it keeps me from feeling my age. 'Cause it's almost always been better than sex, which I've not been getting...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,737
Posted By NYP797
Kymco Agility City 150 in USA ?

While the official Kymco USA seems dreadfully late in ever upgrading information on new models, has anyone information if the Kymco Agility City 150 with the better rear disc brake is available in...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 138,425
Posted By NYP797
Bajaj Legend

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15615128#post15615128
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 138,425
Posted By NYP797
Bajaj Legend Scooter

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15615128#post15615128
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