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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By theshnizzle
got some ideas on graphics for my bike?

I have the red 2009 twin with no graphics or decals or anything. I HATE red but the bike was a smoking deal so.....

What black details could I add to the bike to give it some pizazz? Some minor...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,663
Posted By theshnizzle
I too have a twin and I find the reach to the...

I too have a twin and I find the reach to the bars quite far. I have the BMW comfort seat. I can last for a bit but then I feel that knot starting and once it starts it's all downhill from there. I...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 71,827
Posted By theshnizzle
Perhaps it will attract a more dirt oriented...

Perhaps it will attract a more dirt oriented crowd as opposed to the more street/fire road/2 track crowd.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By theshnizzle
I have a set actually. they are quite nice,...

I have a set actually. they are quite nice, construction looks good,nice wide opening mouth. nice rigid squareish shape. i have not tried them on a ride yet as i bought the bags in the winter,scratch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,710
Posted By theshnizzle
I love reading replies from people who have NO...

I love reading replies from people who have NO IDEA what it is actually like being a short rider with a short inseam. If YOU are not short yourself, you just don't get it.

Don't need to get both...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By theshnizzle
busa/blackbird/big bike bar swap...opinions post swap?

So looking at a couple of opt ions for my hayabusa. I have heli bar risers on it now but I was thinking of doing something a little more dramatic. I think I may be at the point where I need to be...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,164
Posted By theshnizzle
I lugged a set of tarp poles across the country...

I lugged a set of tarp poles across the country and I used them twice. After a long day of riding, its enough work to unload, set up camp, wander the woods looking for kindling, making dinner,...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27,594
Views: 2,342,107
Posted By theshnizzle
I agree. I also seem to recall nick sanders R1,...

I agree. I also seem to recall nick sanders R1, being just as reliable on his many RTW trips. Dude is my hero riding a sportie like that.
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By theshnizzle
Thanks FLA rider :D and Bob. Yep, it looks like...

Thanks FLA rider :D and Bob. Yep, it looks like inland I shall go. I always have the mis informed notion that I will be riding along the seaside with the warm ocean breeze, palm trees swaying,...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By theshnizzle
I do ask a lot of questions,don't I? :D of...

I do ask a lot of questions,don't I? :D of course it was me asking about riding a busa, it's my weapon of choice.:clap And, yep, I did both trips and nope, haven't done a RR on either. The...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By theshnizzle
Great pic,mark!! And thanks! I have been chatting...

Great pic,mark!! And thanks! I have been chatting with Jack lately. Funny how one trip can make solid friends.:clap. I look forward to seeing YOU and everyone again in the future.

Cheers......
...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,296
Posted By theshnizzle
I would like to see the reddit thread made a...

I would like to see the reddit thread made a sticky of some sort......good reading in there. Definitely NOT a "TL, DR "...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-13-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 71,827
Posted By theshnizzle
Minus 24 at my house this am.....:cry

Minus 24 at my house this am.....:cry
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By theshnizzle
Yes, but NOTHING but good things to say about...

Yes, but NOTHING but good things to say about you! :clap
Forum: Americas 02-05-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By theshnizzle
Riding through Florida....options?

Planning a trip down the eastern seaboard, starting somewhere in jersey from toronto. Planning on visiting my son in Homestead, FLA. Looking at the map, it looks pretty much like a nightmare riding...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,400
Posted By theshnizzle
AZ a matter of fact I did go back k to the...

AZ a matter of fact I did go back k to the retailer that I bought it from and told them what had happened with the suit on my trip. Retailer couldn't give a rat's ass. Nice.....
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,545
Posted By theshnizzle
Why don't you get a nice lightweight tablet and...

Why don't you get a nice lightweight tablet and put it in an otter box or a small pelican or whatever your protective
fancy?
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,400
Posted By theshnizzle
dont get me started on the KLIM misano. mine were...

dont get me started on the KLIM misano. mine were NOT waterproof, did not vent well and the pants stained black the first time i washed them. almost my entire upper body was wet from a rainstorm and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,326
Posted By theshnizzle
I have helibars on my busa, helps quite a bit....

I have helibars on my busa, helps quite a bit. Next would be the Buell peg mod. Now if only the bike could lose about 100 lbs.....it would be perfect!!

I don't know much about glucose intolerance...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By theshnizzle
My other bikes don't have this problem either. My...

My other bikes don't have this problem either. My Busa used to have a common problem where the kickstand didn't go far enough forward and there was a possibility of it rolling off the stand.

A...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By theshnizzle
Snks......checked out your pics....thanks

Snks......checked out your pics....thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By theshnizzle
Thank god I am on alone as well! I am just...

Thank god I am on alone as well! I am just around 5"4 on a good day and getting that bike onto the stand...geez .

It's easier when I am actually sitting on the bike but when I am off and trying...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By theshnizzle
is there a side stand fix?

Search button no work for me. I was reading the other thread about that adjustable very expensive kickstand and a few people mentioned how sketchy it is to put the f650gs(800) on its kickstand since...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,326
Posted By theshnizzle
My problem is my wrists, hip issues and aching...

My problem is my wrists, hip issues and aching lower back. Elbows get sore and I am starting to have quite the problems with my shoulders, as in I can't extend my arms to far especially my left.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,326
Posted By theshnizzle
How old were you when you realized you could no longer ride a.....

Sport bike or and maybe even a sport touring bike. When you found that the forward position was to much for your wrists or back. That the bike was really heavy. It had to much power or more than you...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,602
Posted By theshnizzle
I wasn't going to ride it back but I couldn't...

I wasn't going to ride it back but I couldn't help myself, it was to awesome to pass up.
Forum: EMEA 01-25-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,164
Posted By theshnizzle
Ok, I gotta chime in here. The bf and I struggled...

Ok, I gotta chime in here. The bf and I struggled with this very issue before we did our 1st Europe trip. Sept. 2014. We researched various operators and came this close to going with adriatic moto...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By theshnizzle
New boston

Pm sent
Forum: Americas 01-17-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,164
Posted By theshnizzle
I see FTC on a regular basis. I wouldn't have the...

I see FTC on a regular basis. I wouldn't have the gumption to drive without insurance et. Heck, I don't even move over parking spots without gearing up.....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By theshnizzle
New Boston. ...looks like it's about 25 mins west...

New Boston. ...looks like it's about 25 mins west of Manchester. ...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,164
Posted By theshnizzle
I can never figure how people do that? Where is...

I can never figure how people do that? Where is the plate? The sticker? I guess he has never been stopped by the 5-0. Is one just driving around with no plate? An expired plate with a old sticker?
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,231
Posted By theshnizzle
The US/Canada test Is a lot easier, that's why...

The US/Canada test Is a lot easier, that's why European riders come over here and kick our ass. .....
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,602
Posted By theshnizzle
with wildlife....

http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af208/hairyeyeball/SAM_0384.jpg (http://s1008.photobucket.com/user/hairyeyeball/media/SAM_0384.jpg.html)



And you meet the greatest people!!!!!!

...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,602
Posted By theshnizzle
it would look something like this..... ...

it would look something like this.....


http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af208/hairyeyeball/SAM_0472.jpg (http://s1008.photobucket.com/user/hairyeyeball/media/SAM_0472.jpg.html)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By theshnizzle
Sorry, west of Manchester......

Sorry, west of Manchester......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By theshnizzle
I am planning on the entire trip being around 4.5...

I am planning on the entire trip being around 4.5 to 5 weeks. I have a somewhat flexible time frame...sorta....anywhere the day after easter and before the may 24 long weekend.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-14-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By theshnizzle
And to those couple inmates who posted, thanks,...

And to those couple inmates who posted, thanks, one PM sent so far....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-14-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By theshnizzle
need help in the Manchester nh area

Dude is about 25 mins east of Manchester , nh.....If you are in that area at all, please, please, ping me!!!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By theshnizzle
Been doing a bit of reading on plastidip. Some...

Been doing a bit of reading on plastidip. Some riders have said that it rubs off or wears off where you would rest your legs on the tank.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By theshnizzle
Obv. ...but I am klr rider deep down......want to...

Obv. ...but I am klr rider deep down......want to try and do this with minimal monetary expenditure.
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