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Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By motorat
i wish i had your problem.....

i wish i had your problem.....
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 160,540
Posted By motorat
Congrats Puddles! there is a ride day...

Congrats Puddles!

there is a ride day tomorrow at the santa rosa yamaha dealer and i can't wait to see if this will be my next bike.
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 160,540
Posted By motorat
The Santa Rosa CA dealer is having a ride day on...

The Santa Rosa CA dealer is having a ride day on sat dec 20 and the announcement said they will have the fj09 there to ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By motorat
do they make a mastad for that model. i just...

do they make a mastad for that model.
i just checked twisted throttle and didn't see one

as stated earlier the mra is great i have one on my vstrom...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,323
Posted By motorat
did your site admin send you the total control...

did your site admin send you the total control application?
i still have not heard from TC.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,674
Posted By motorat
if you are looking for a trail bike the xt250...

if you are looking for a trail bike the xt250 after 2013 is fuel injected, with a low seat.
the older honda 230l was low also.
i'm 5'6" and had a lowered klr650 for a while, and also a dr650 that i...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,794
Posted By motorat
they were on display at the IMS show in november....

they were on display at the IMS show in november.

they look good in person also
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 272,047
Posted By motorat
i sat on one at the ims show on november. ergos...

i sat on one at the ims show on november.
ergos were all wrong for me and it was the most uncomfortable bike i have sat on.
the regular bolt was ok, i test rode last year but couldn't get past the...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By motorat
5'6" 28" inseam (at least when i get carharts...

5'6"
28" inseam (at least when i get carharts with the 28" they don't drag or bunch up)
feet on the ground:
2008 vstrom 650abs...suzuki gel seat 3/4" lowering liknks if i slide over my foot is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,264
Posted By motorat
go with a throttlemister, kaoko or go cruise and...

go with a throttlemister, kaoko or go cruise and everything with abs is available.
I used the go cruise on the vstrom when I went on a weekend ride to washington and back.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,817
Posted By motorat
I had a Royal Enfield for a few months...that did...

I had a Royal Enfield for a few months...that did not disappear.

I like a bike that lets you know it's there without having to shout it to you all the time with too much vibration or too loud of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,323
Posted By motorat
back in 2002 when we went from MRC:RSS to BRC it...

back in 2002 when we went from MRC:RSS to BRC it was 1 day and free with lunch.
i think they paid for gas. so after 15 years and my leaving CA in a couple of years my next class is probably my last.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,323
Posted By motorat
I'm not elite but also not a noob. From what i...

I'm not elite but also not a noob.
From what i saw it looks like they like to do consecutive days.
If it's 5-7days in a row that will mess up next years family vacation plans.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,323
Posted By motorat
and all coaches will have to be fingerprinted...

and all coaches will have to be fingerprinted again and pay $395 for the training course.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,358
Posted By motorat
it's ok to talk to yourself..... but when you...

it's ok to talk to yourself.....
but when you ask your self a question and the answer is "huh?"; then there's a problem
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,323
Posted By motorat
yes take it now!! i imagine the price will go...

yes take it now!!
i imagine the price will go up also.

as for the retraining....we did it in 2002(IIRC) when MSF took over, so the re-do is no big deal. I'm kinda excited to see what the new...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8,910
Views: 1,425,085
Posted By motorat
i think this would be a lot of fun...i just need...

i think this would be a lot of fun...i just need to learn how to ride one....and fix one
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,210
Posted By motorat
it's not a smog check i have had 2 friends buy...

it's not a smog check
i have had 2 friends buy out of state, besides my new bike purchase.
both were triumphs one was a 2009 tiger and the other was a 2012 sprint. they were 49 state bikes. the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,210
Posted By motorat
with the heated gear...don't forget your feet,...

with the heated gear...don't forget your feet, heated socks or insoles.
have fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,359
Posted By motorat
try mittens.....i'm not kidding. ...

try mittens.....i'm not kidding.
http://www.jafrum.com/Heated-Motorcycle-Clothing/VH-Epic-2-0-Battery-Heated-Mittens_2

also those hippo-hand handle bar things work well to keep the wind out
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,210
Posted By motorat
is the bike 50 state legal. some new bikes ate...

is the bike 50 state legal.
some new bikes ate not legal in CA.
also it is a pain to register, i did it with a Bonneville 5 years ago and between the DMV and CHP there was a lot of
running around.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,701
Posted By motorat
what about Triumph.

what about Triumph.
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 52,131
Posted By motorat
you have a winner there Brian. tell me about...

you have a winner there Brian.
tell me about the thingy in front of the oil filter...is it also a skid plate
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,474
Posted By motorat
Eek and it's a TDI

http://images.craigslist.org/01515_7aF8pTgONzD_600x450.jpg

Beautiful entirely handmade unique aluminum body! (all the green parts)
All other material are stainless steel not chrome never lose the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By motorat
i had the speedmaster for about 6000 miles. it...

i had the speedmaster for about 6000 miles. it was an 06 and a lot of fun. i replaced the drag bars with bonneville bars and the seat with a single corbin. if i could have had mid controls i probably...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,107
Posted By motorat
my vstrom650-abs. it still feels new at 50k...

my vstrom650-abs.
it still feels new at 50k miles.
i'm about to go on a 1400mile weekend ride
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,910
Views: 1,425,085
Posted By motorat
http://a.mcdn.es/mnet/contents/media/suzuki/v__str...

http://a.mcdn.es/mnet/contents/media/suzuki/v__strom_650_abs/1018334.jpg/656x369cut/214_115_1264_706/

in all it's beakieness.
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,431
Posted By motorat
side view it sure looks like the cb5000x and the...

side view it sure looks like the cb5000x and the nc700.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By motorat
1999 was the first for FI ...

1999 was the first for FI

http://www.hermys.com/triumph/tiger/1999/


you are correct on the crash bars i tested mine out on both my tigers
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By motorat
99-2001 i think were fuel injected 885 design,...

99-2001 i think were fuel injected 885 design, similar to the 900 trophy, thunderbird, trident (if i remember correctly)
2001-2004 are all the same. i know the 01-02 had charging issues...at least...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 113,393
Posted By motorat
you will fit fine, and be able to have one foot...

you will fit fine, and be able to have one foot flat.
the seat was very comfy...i wonder how it would feel after and hour of riding.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By motorat
i thought this was a yamaha srx6 when i saw the...

i thought this was a yamaha srx6 when i saw the pic.

looks nice.
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 113,393
Posted By motorat
http://i395.photobucket.com/albums/pp39/moto-rat/I...

http://i395.photobucket.com/albums/pp39/moto-rat/IMG_20141101_0933550921_zps40d9488c.jpg (http://s395.photobucket.com/user/moto-rat/media/IMG_20141101_0933550921_zps40d9488c.jpg.html)

and the tank...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,324
Views: 113,393
Posted By motorat
i sat on one at the san mateo show yesterday. ...

i sat on one at the san mateo show yesterday.
very comfy seat, pegs were a little high for my liking and that ss tank badge is ridiculous.
there is a space all around it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8,910
Views: 1,425,085
Posted By motorat
need pic of saleslady and bike

need pic of saleslady and bike
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,936
Posted By motorat
i have been doing the climb ladder mount like SSS...

i have been doing the climb ladder mount like SSS describes since i went to bikes with a seat height over 32".
my inseam is 28" on a good day. the most interesting was the DRZ400 with the 37" seat.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,355
Posted By motorat
nice bike. i like the cast wheel bonnies better...

nice bike.
i like the cast wheel bonnies better than the spokes....i have had both.
it's just a fun happy bike that always puts a smile on my face when i ride it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,768
Posted By motorat
I was expecting something about car tires or what...

I was expecting something about car tires or what is the best oil.
:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,331
Posted By motorat
try this: ...

try this:
http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/yamaha/fz-09
http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/yamaha/fz-07
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,450
Posted By motorat
1029 in 22 hrs.....cal24 rally 2006

1029 in 22 hrs.....cal24 rally 2006
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