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Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 60,371
Posted By tytek
Very cool pics and story telling. You guys are...

Very cool pics and story telling. You guys are having too much fun! Travel safe!

Just to clarify the sign in the pic above: it actually means 'garbage kills bears' and is designed to ensure people...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34,153
Views: 8,377,090
Posted By tytek
Man, that is one HOT pussy! Literally... :rofl

Man, that is one HOT pussy! Literally... :rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,573
Posted By tytek
Awesome restoration. You are one talented,...

Awesome restoration. You are one talented, passionate man! :clap
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,988
Posted By tytek
Amen to that! Old house = huge pain in the ass....

Amen to that! Old house = huge pain in the ass. Never again for me.

And, plaster walls and ceilings are so unbelievably heavy... it takes a long time to dispose of small volumes of it due to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34,153
Views: 8,377,090
Posted By tytek
SDWAYS - as in sideways... which he sure proved...

SDWAYS - as in sideways... which he sure proved the bike was capable of delivering! :evil

A self-fulfilling prophecy, some might say.
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,127
Posted By tytek
I see the side stand is extended... did you have...

I see the side stand is extended... did you have the bike parked and leaning over on the side stand, and then hoped off to the right side and caused it to tip over after you? Anywho, this is my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By tytek
I have one on my 09 Wee. The 213 has been...

I have one on my 09 Wee. The 213 has been redesigned and looks a lot more 'normal' than the old windscreen from National Cycle. It gives adequate wind protection, but I am not fully satisfied with...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By tytek
I prefer to gear up for every ride. ATGATT is the...

I prefer to gear up for every ride. ATGATT is the only way I ride. Different setups for different seasons. But always fully covered. If the ride is really short or the destination is not suited for...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,372
Posted By tytek
Excellent product and a nice video. I would only...

Excellent product and a nice video. I would only suggest adding a locking nut or a lock pin to prevent your wing nuts (where the pegs are secured) from loosening and backing off while the automobile...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By tytek
If you feel like you are resting too much on your...

If you feel like you are resting too much on your wrists on a touring bike. Applies to me and my V-strom. Typical raisers will move the bar up and back some...

Also, if you are leaning too much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,649
Posted By tytek
Very nice pics and great riding areas! You guys...

Very nice pics and great riding areas! You guys are luck to have quick access to all those sweet roads (and so are we!).
I know that is a jog for you all as well, but do you go down to Red River...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-05-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By tytek
Looks like the wiring is up to you and you'd fuse...

Looks like the wiring is up to you and you'd fuse the positive in the fuse box. I don't see a bus for the ground, so you'll need another terminal block for that - preferable one to many (multiple)...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,762
Posted By tytek
To many of us, motorcycling is a hobby* and...

To many of us, motorcycling is a hobby* and hobbies cost money. The point is not to make money or break-even (although that is nice in many instances), but it is not to over extend yourself on a...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,382
Posted By tytek
I think that I have a few service manuals for the...

I think that I have a few service manuals for the e-30. Let me know if you are interested and if you pay shipping, you can have them.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,762
Posted By tytek
Not if it is your sole source of transportation...

Not if it is your sole source of transportation (it is not in my case)... :evil


PS. One can argue (and many arguments have taken place) that a sub compact car would still be cheaper to own in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,762
Posted By tytek
Or you could buy a cheaper bike that you can...

Or you could buy a cheaper bike that you can afford. Or even go used and let someone else take the depreciation hit. If you really can't wait that is. I like paying cash for toys; otherwise I can't...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-23-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,079
Posted By tytek
Amazon is out. The deal is dead... FYI

Amazon is out. The deal is dead... FYI
Forum: Trip Planning 12-20-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 33,273
Posted By tytek
This is precisely my opinion/view on the subject....

This is precisely my opinion/view on the subject. Thanks for doing all the typing for me :evil
Forum: Hacks 12-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By tytek
You are right, it was a 251 actually. For some...

You are right, it was a 251 actually. For some reason I always thought that it was a 350ccm...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
Yo GW (Mullet), Glad that you decided to get...

Yo GW (Mullet),

Glad that you decided to get back to the Minsk project. Sent you $10 to get/keep it going...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,166
Posted By tytek
Unreal! You are one lucky guy. Glad that things...

Unreal! You are one lucky guy. Glad that things have turned for the better for you. Thanks for sharing your story. Our human bodies and minds are surprisingly and remarkably resilient...
Forum: Hacks 12-18-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,188
Posted By tytek
Is this a MZ ETZ 250? I used to ride a 350 many...

Is this a MZ ETZ 250? I used to ride a 350 many moons ago when living overseas. Great bang for the bike kinda bike :D

Great snow hacking, mate!
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By tytek
Out of all places, if you do a search on Amazon...

Out of all places, if you do a search on Amazon and you will see this (I bought 2), for example:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By tytek
There should be no issue with using two different...

There should be no issue with using two different size bulbs in those Hella enclosures, as long as you don't go over 55W - the wiring might not be able to support a higher draw. You will obviously...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
KGB never rests... it may be too late to save...

KGB never rests... it may be too late to save him. :cry

Hope that he enjoys the Siberian gulag. Maybe they just needed a resident Minsk mechanic, and Mullet is the happiest he has ever been,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By tytek
I am using a different Hella set of lights that...

I am using a different Hella set of lights that came with 55W H3 bulbs for a total of 110W. They were very bright, but my V-strom's charging system was being quite overloaded and over a course of a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
We could include a stipulation that whatever is...

We could include a stipulation that whatever is left over (if anything) in the paypal fund, Mullet needs to pay forward to another project on here - making it like an insane project seed money fund...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 188,220
Posted By tytek
No updates? :huh Hope that he didn't get...

No updates? :huh
Hope that he didn't get snatched up by the remnants of the Soviet KGB... for trying to reverse engineer their secret, proven technology and manufacturing processes.

Mullet,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 58,264
Posted By tytek
P. Jarku, Let me know if you need a place...

P. Jarku,

Let me know if you need a place to stay on your way back - if you happen to ride through Cincinnati, OH I can offer you a bedroom with your own bathroom and a garage to park your bike. ...
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 52,275
Posted By tytek
Finally got the rig over from the seller to my...

Finally got the rig over from the seller to my house (350 mile round trip). It is good to now know that it fits in the garage, along with my v-strom and a bunch of other crap...

Very proud to own...
Forum: Hacks 10-19-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 52,275
Posted By tytek
Thanks for the kind words. You can call me...

Thanks for the kind words. You can call me rig-curious... and the curiosity had me give in. :D Wife is still not convinced... :cry

It is a rather basic rig, one that was most affordable for a...
Forum: Hacks 10-19-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 52,275
Posted By tytek
Here is what the naysayer (or troll as some...

Here is what the naysayer (or troll as some called me) ended up getting this week: a 2005 Ural Tourist.
Damn, driving a rig is something else - I have a lot of learning ahead of me...
Thanks for...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,289
Posted By tytek
Terrible news... a very sad day. RIP Dan. :cry

Terrible news... a very sad day. RIP Dan. :cry
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 145,326
Posted By tytek
I am not sure if the word incredible is even...

I am not sure if the word incredible is even powerful enough to describe how I feel about this adventure. Please, post more as soon as you can...
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,056
Posted By tytek
It makes a lot more sense now. Glad that you are...

It makes a lot more sense now. Glad that you are OK!

I did notice that you said it has rained for a while in your original post, thus I was surprised that you went down so easily. Must have been...
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,056
Posted By tytek
Funny, I was gonna say the same thing...

Funny, I was gonna say the same thing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,602
Posted By tytek
V-strom DL-650A (Wee)? Has ABS and is not a naked...

V-strom DL-650A (Wee)? Has ABS and is not a naked bike per se, but also does not have a full fairing... :wink:
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,326
Posted By tytek
At least you have the option to fairly easily...

At least you have the option to fairly easily bring one over from Germany with ABS... our Kawasaki peeps decided that the added expense was beyond what this market can bare. Sad but true.

On a...
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