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Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 955,769
Posted By mhevezi
I don't recall the exact style & manufacturer,...

I don't recall the exact style & manufacturer, but they came from eBay. I believe about $60 or so. Similar to the Tuono mirrors, but a little more stylish, IMO. They work well, don't buzz and I can...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 955,769
Posted By mhevezi
Updates to the 2008 XB12XT

I know, it's wearing an X front end... it is an XT though.

Put a new front tire- Pirelli Scorpion Trail to match the Scorpion on the rear. Decided to re-pack the front wheel bearings, replace the...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 41,158
Posted By mhevezi
Metal is cool

Count me in
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b161/mhevezi/Wrist%20Break%20II/Pre1.jpg (http://s19.photobucket.com/user/mhevezi/media/Wrist%20Break%20II/Pre1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,851
Posted By mhevezi
Always liked my 17-85IS Lens. Until the...

Always liked my 17-85IS Lens.

Until the autofocus went.

Still, a good, walkaround lens.

http://slrgear.com/reviews/showproduct.php/product/136
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,338,381
Posted By mhevezi
"Sport" Touring on a '75 KZ400 (BTW- I'm 6'03",...

"Sport" Touring on a '75 KZ400 (BTW- I'm 6'03", so I looked goofy as heck on my old ride)
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b161/mhevezi/Moto%20GP%202008/KZ400ST2.jpg

I do miss that bike......
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,742
Posted By mhevezi
I have a G-Shock as well- Tough Solar, with the...

I have a G-Shock as well- Tough Solar, with the Atomic sync. Never needs a battery, never needs to be set. It's big, but built to take just about anything.

You can get something dressier with...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,197
Posted By mhevezi
Put 30,000+ on my '99 M2 and never had a belt...

Put 30,000+ on my '99 M2 and never had a belt issue. Loved that I never had to worry about oil/adjustment/sprockets, etc. And it was quiet.

My '08 Uly is at 18k, and I put on a Free Spirits...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By mhevezi
Great stove. Mine is on 10yrs and still fires...

Great stove. Mine is on 10yrs and still fires reliably, with minimal maintenance. With the right jet, those things will burn anything!

Just like the people that sit at the bus stop in front of my...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By mhevezi
Hey Super, Congrats on the Buell! They are...

Hey Super,

Congrats on the Buell! They are the most unboring bikes on the road- for all kinds of reasons. I'm on my 2nd- a 2008 XB12XT

Glad you got your oil situation squared away. Doing to...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,065
Posted By mhevezi
Got into the riding/kevlar-lined jeans last year....

Got into the riding/kevlar-lined jeans last year. Bought 4 pairs.

Drayko Renegade: Soft, stretchy denim, WAY too big for me- in my Levi size. Had to order a size down to fit and had to bring up...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,463
Posted By mhevezi
Icon Vs. Shoei? The answer is fairly clear, but...

Icon Vs. Shoei? The answer is fairly clear, but different for every rider.

Sure, the top brands of helmets are generally better for your head, in terms of lighter weight, comfort and noise, but...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,190
Posted By mhevezi
I just installed a G9 in my Neotec Borealis and...

I just installed a G9 in my Neotec Borealis and after some at home practicing (DO THIS!) I took it out on the road. LOVE the auto volume feature and played the FM radio, took phone calls and had zero...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,840
Posted By mhevezi
I do the opposite- I wear $700 riding pants and a...

I do the opposite- I wear $700 riding pants and a jean jacket! :rofl

But seriously folks, I did the 501 thing for years and had a couple of spills without serious injury, but last year I started...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 567,638
Posted By mhevezi
My old XR (loved to jump, hated to land!) ...

My old XR (loved to jump, hated to land!)
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b161/mhevezi/MartinJump.jpg


Racing my '09 KX250F
...
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,610
Posted By mhevezi
I was working on my old 1975 Kawasaki KZ400, and...

I was working on my old 1975 Kawasaki KZ400, and when I ripped apart the forks on that bike, you can only imagine the stench from that fluid. 30+ years of riding on the same fluid.... oy.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By mhevezi
Funny how environmentalists clammor about...

Funny how environmentalists clammor about styrofoam cups and food containers in landfills lasting thousands of years and mucking up the planet...

Yet, the EPS foam in our helmets break down in...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,629
Posted By mhevezi
Hyperstrada!

Looks like Ducati let the Multistrada and the Hypermotard get busy...

Their 'love child' looks pretty good.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,846
Posted By mhevezi
Well, I have tried on the O'Neal Element Boots,...

Well, I have tried on the O'Neal Element Boots, and I have to say, they were the most uncomfortable pair of boots I have ever worn. Most MX boots are designed for safety when riding/racing MX. For...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,276
Posted By mhevezi
Can I jump in a muddy the waters further? Not a...

Can I jump in a muddy the waters further? Not a pro, just an amatuer with some additonal advice.

Again, just a hack, but I have learned a few things and I have to agree that for motorcycling and...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,200
Posted By mhevezi
Ok, let me add to this one. I'm 6'03" and...

Ok, let me add to this one.

I'm 6'03" and have been a Buell owner/rider since 1999. Really loved my M2 and now my 2008 XB12XT.

I don't understand how some can buy a Buell and then complain...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By mhevezi
You know, the Pro-Dino thinks the 47% who use...

You know, the Pro-Dino thinks the 47% who use Amsoil take zero responsibility for their bikes.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By mhevezi
It's a Buell. What's the worst that can...

It's a Buell.

What's the worst that can happen???
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,795
Posted By mhevezi
Cool.

Cool.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,605
Posted By mhevezi
I have a good friend who can do tires for $10...

I have a good friend who can do tires for $10 each. Plus I get to hang out in his garage and BS for an hour & drink a few beers, while I watch him work.

Seems like a win-win to me :beer
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,681
Posted By mhevezi
You need parts for your Buell? Belt? Wheel...

You need parts for your Buell? Belt? Wheel Bearings? Rotors? Muffler Clamps? New Powerband?

Some Harley dealers will help, but Al over at American Sport Bike is your best bet. Stock up in advance...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,250
Posted By mhevezi
I had a Firstgear Kilimanjaro for years and it...

I had a Firstgear Kilimanjaro for years and it did just about everything well, and ran me about $300 at the time. Had everything I wanted in a 4 season (California, 4 season that is) jacket. I used...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,143
Posted By mhevezi
I like mine for many reasons: -It wasn't very...

I like mine for many reasons:
-It wasn't very expensive (appox $170, shipped)
-It looks trick
-If it helps prevent bearing and belt failures, then it's totally worth it.
-It also may make belt...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,143
Posted By mhevezi
Hey Guys, Just got my brackets about 3-4...

Hey Guys,

Just got my brackets about 3-4 weeks ago from Palmer. And yes, they make a HUGE difference- for the better! With the stock, touring ws, I had the wind blast pointed RIGHT at my head....
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,143
Posted By mhevezi
Well, there aren't many of us Uly owners around...

Well, there aren't many of us Uly owners around here, compared to some of the other more 'mainstream folks,' but what we lack in quantity, we make up in quality. Buell people are special people.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By mhevezi
And the 34's arrived yesterday. I guess...

And the 34's arrived yesterday. I guess Australians must be 'generally' larger than us, as the 34's fit my 36" waste- PERFECTLY! Seriously, these feel like the 'normal' fit I was looking for. It's a...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,750
Posted By mhevezi
a BIG +1 on the Tourmaster Solution Boots. I have...

a BIG +1 on the Tourmaster Solution Boots. I have the Coretech Solution WP boot (same boot) and love the piss out of them. I keep waiting for them to wear out so I can get a new pair (I love buying...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By mhevezi
Update: After riding home in the very roomy...

Update:

After riding home in the very roomy jeans, I decided to order the 34's. I haven't wore 34's in years, but we'll see. As soon as I get them, I'll post up my thoughts on the 36's vs. the...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By mhevezi
Drayko Renegade Riding Jeans

Hey Kids,

Been riding for 20+ years and mostly in Levis, along with the other requsite gear. As I get older, I find myself looking for more protection in my daily grind and in my hobbies. Since...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By mhevezi
Spoken like a true motocrosser! I rarely...

Spoken like a true motocrosser!

I rarely venture off-road without a partner and even then I am fairly cautious. Since I rely on my steed as a commute vehicle, and I currently only have one... I...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,525
Views: 955,769
Posted By mhevezi
I just ordered some Palmer brackets...

I just ordered some Palmer brackets (powder-coated black, hand-adjustable) and will use them on my XT, with the dark, ZG touring windscreen.

I'll post up when installed and I have a chance to get...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,757
Posted By mhevezi
Hi Kids, Mhevezi here. Been pretty busy...

Hi Kids, Mhevezi here.

Been pretty busy with a company merger/acquistion and other junk in my personal life (good junk, btw) - but I do owe you all a sound clip of the new pipe.

Update to...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 40,122
Posted By mhevezi
Helmets- ask 100 different people, get 100...

Helmets- ask 100 different people, get 100 different answers. Guess I'll throw my hat into the ring.

UV degredation. How may of you take your EPS liner out and let it sit in the sun? I can see...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By mhevezi
I have used Motowrx in Livermore a few times &...

I have used Motowrx in Livermore a few times & they are great guys who mount for free, if you buy from them.

I've also used KC Engineering in SF. If you go there, bring cash.... it will save you...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 30,513
Posted By mhevezi
Wow, You look close to being done! Can't...

Wow,

You look close to being done! Can't wait for the first ride report! :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,317
Posted By mhevezi
Tom- The JR Survivor Suit isn't hard or...

Tom-

The JR Survivor Suit isn't hard or difficult to get in/out, I just don't like to deal with the suit, once off. None of my bikes up until now, have had the luggage capacity to hold an entire...
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