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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Starkmojo
after two crashes sounds like if you want to sell...

after two crashes sounds like if you want to sell your bike it will be with Craig.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
Let me elaborate: five kids, no garage. I built a...

Let me elaborate: five kids, no garage. I built a 8x12 shed that I share with a million bicycles. This leads to Storage concerns. I have one set of shelves for all my bike gear. I keep my next oil...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,796
Posted By Starkmojo
At first I thought the tenere was a little quiet...

At first I thought the tenere was a little quiet but then I realized that I was frequently leaving for work between 5-6 in the am on it and I am sure the stock exhaust has done wonders for the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,092
Posted By Starkmojo
I have a 13 and I love the bike. At 6' 6" 36"...

I have a 13 and I love the bike. At 6' 6" 36" inseem and long arms for my height ( basically this makes me a long legged gorilla ) I have never sat on a bike that came so close to fitting me out of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
Because I value my time. Maybe this is from...

Because I value my time. Maybe this is from working 2800 hours a year and having five kids but if I can go to the dealer ( or similar local shop) and get the right filter it's totally worth it.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-22-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10,840
Views: 2,233,271
Posted By Starkmojo
I happen to know the seller pretty well. He takes...

I happen to know the seller pretty well. He takes good care of his shit.
http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/mcy/4902158301.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
Hey I am not endorsing the practice, just...

Hey I am not endorsing the practice, just mentioning that tight valves produce more performance right till the snap off and lodge in your piston. :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
When your pushing a bike that weighs almost the...

When your pushing a bike that weighs almost the same as an ST with half the ponies... Some will do what they can. Me I was riding a rolling classic and didn't want to mess with a rebuild.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
I have heard that slightly tight exhaust valves...

I have heard that slightly tight exhaust valves will improve performance, and back in the thread and locknut days some folks with SOHC motors would run them pretty tight and just check them every 500...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,796
Posted By Starkmojo
Hey and I need some tires... Let's throw that in...

Hey and I need some tires... Let's throw that in there too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,796
Posted By Starkmojo
I used to be a cheap fuel freak.... One thousand...

I used to be a cheap fuel freak.... One thousand dollar valve job cured me. I am glad you haven't had problems, and if I am spending an extra couple bucks a fill up for peace of mind, I am ok with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9,227
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Starkmojo
Pics please !

Pics please !
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,796
Posted By Starkmojo
I get 2-3 more MPG using E free. Not worth the...

I get 2-3 more MPG using E free. Not worth the expense, but I buy it anyway because I never know when my bike is going to sit for a month or two and I hate to think about ethanol eating my investment...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,796
Posted By Starkmojo
:rolleyes :dhorse

:rolleyes
:dhorse
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,280
Posted By Starkmojo
I always make sure I have at least one bike and...

I always make sure I have at least one bike and one gun before entering any relationship. Sets the parameters. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 745,305
Posted By Starkmojo
My whine was why they made this bike so damn...

My whine was why they made this bike so damn short.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 42,230
Posted By Starkmojo
I gotta say that with 2k miles on my ST the only...

I gotta say that with 2k miles on my ST the only time I feel any vibes is under heavy acceleration below 2.5K RPM. Nothing at speed. Actually this is the most comfortable long distance bike I have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
I know from living in a city for many years that...

I know from living in a city for many years that theST wouldn't be my choice for an only bike in a city. The very things that make a good city bike make for a lousy long distance bike and vice versa:...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
No what they say is "it's not gay if you are...

No what they say is "it's not gay if you are underway" :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
Been riding to work occasionally... But January...

Been riding to work occasionally... But January was no good. First I got the flu, then I went back to work too soon and promptly got pneumonia. That put me down off the bike till last week.

Got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
Welcome to the 90210 of ADV! :freaky

Welcome to the 90210 of ADV!
:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
You just want some special Sasquatch "hug" :evil ...

You just want some special Sasquatch "hug" :evil

Been busy this winter. And sick, the. Busy again. I barely have time to ride my St much less gab about it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27,130
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Starkmojo
:viking It's a "special" hug...

:viking

It's a "special" hug...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Starkmojo
Biggest challenge I had on that road were the...

Biggest challenge I had on that road were the Grand Pyrs... They thought chasing me was fun.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,462
Posted By Starkmojo
When I was looking, the BMW shop was rude, the...

When I was looking, the BMW shop was rude, the Triumph shop snooty, the Yamaha dealer handed me the keys. My advice? Take into account the dealer you'll be dealing with.

That being said, I am very...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13,113
Views: 766,970
Posted By Starkmojo
You just have clear the cobwebs off the doorway...

You just have clear the cobwebs off the doorway before you walk in. The women have always been knowledgable and helpful.


I had a women who was my go to person in Portland for many years. Her...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,840
Views: 2,233,271
Posted By Starkmojo
Steampunk Uruk Hai?

Steampunk Uruk Hai?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,465
Posted By Starkmojo
On a related topic, e free premium is available...

On a related topic, e free premium is available near me for ... Well a premium. Like a$1.30 per gallon premium, which is about 50% above standard premium gas. While I do get 3-4 mpg more from e free...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13,113
Views: 766,970
Posted By Starkmojo
Hey all. Really wish I could go to those meet...

Hey all.
Really wish I could go to those meet ups but Wednesdays always the busiest day at home. Been riding out to work the last few days and it's been good ( if a little frosty!).

The reason I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,193
Posted By Starkmojo
When I went to the BMW dealer they gave me the...

When I went to the BMW dealer they gave me the hairy eyeball and made some comment about test rides OAC, while the local yamaha dealer wanted to give me the keys when I walked in the door. I have an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10,840
Views: 2,233,271
Posted By Starkmojo
When I was a early rider CBs could be had for a...

When I was a early rider CBs could be had for a song... thats how I got into them. Then I noticed that all the "classic" riders couldnt ride because they were always working on their bikes, while the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
One could argue that without good roads, they...

One could argue that without good roads, they wouldnt have nearly the market for their product that they have... :evil

Also remember that each of the major oil companies stand to make money this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
Has it crossed your mind that each person on a...

Has it crossed your mind that each person on a bike, walking or on mass transit would otherwise be on the road wearing and tearing it, increasing congestion and requiring more roads to be built?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
So simply raise the gas tax to reflect 1)...

So simply raise the gas tax to reflect 1) inflation 2) the increase in MPG of vehicles.

Problem is no one likes an increase in the gas tax. So whats your suggestion?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,880
Posted By Starkmojo
Thats cause I eat more. :D

Thats cause I eat more. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
Back in the 80s in NY you could by tax free gas...

Back in the 80s in NY you could by tax free gas at feed stores for lawn mowers... thats the last time I saw anything like that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
under the current scenario if you buy gas in...

under the current scenario if you buy gas in Oregon and go any of those places you are paying for roads your not using.. how is this any different?

I dont have a dirt bike, but for those of you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,880
Posted By Starkmojo
I was a cheap bike freak for years. I gave that...

I was a cheap bike freak for years. I gave that to my son and moved on when I realized that I just didn't have time to do a lot of work on vehicles at this point in my life. I am still a cheapskate...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,880
Posted By Starkmojo
You, sir, are without morals. :D

You, sir, are without morals. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,172
Posted By Starkmojo
In private industry the rule of thumb is that...

In private industry the rule of thumb is that unless a vehicle is used 14 days per month, the costs outweigh benefits of ownership. I assume the snowplow vehicles have a similar cost/ benefit....
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