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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 65,190
Posted By sein
Question How do my spark plugs look?

Changed my spark plugs today for the first time (bike is a 2006 FZ6). The previous owner didn't do much maintenance, and the owner before him didn't leave behind any notes on what he did, so I have...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 65,190
Posted By sein
I seem to have fixed it by unplugging the ECU and...

I seem to have fixed it by unplugging the ECU and plugging it back in again. Hopefully it stays fixed, but I think I might feel safer just disabling the sidestand switch (not sure what the best way...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 65,190
Posted By sein
That's pretty much the situation I have. The...

That's pretty much the situation I have. The engine starts when the bike is in neutral and the clutch is pulled in, but otherwise the starter engages but the engine doesn't turn over, so I think my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 65,190
Posted By sein
Question Just bought a new-to-me 2006 FZ6, and was hoping...

Just bought a new-to-me 2006 FZ6, and was hoping someone here might be able to point me in the right direction to fix an electrical issue...

On my first ride with the bike it died in traffic, and...
Forum: Europe 06-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By sein
Not really looking for a specific bike at the...

Not really looking for a specific bike at the moment. My bike was stolen recently, and while I can make do without it for transportation for quite a while, if possible I'd prefer not to have to...
Forum: Europe 06-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By sein
Unfortunately, no. I thought I was parked in line...

Unfortunately, no. I thought I was parked in line of one of the cameras, but I guess the lens is narrower than I thought and doesn't quite pick up that corner of the parking lot.
Forum: Europe 06-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By sein
Buying in Germany vs the Netherlands?

I'm moving from the Netherlands to Germany later this year, and was curious if it would be better/easier/cheaper to buy a bike here and bring it with me or to wait until I'm in Germany to do so.
...
Forum: Europe 06-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By sein
Thanks for spreading the word! I hope the bike...

Thanks for spreading the word! I hope the bike turns up somewhere...
Forum: Europe 06-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By sein
Thanks, man, I really appreciate it.

Thanks, man, I really appreciate it.
Forum: Europe 06-11-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By sein
TE-610 Stolen in Rotterdam

2006 Husqvarna TE-610 was taken from the parking lot of the Shell station by Kleiweg in north Rotterdam (NL) some time last night (6/10/2014). :cry

Plates (USA, Washington): 2C1120
VIN:...
Forum: Europe 01-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By sein
I had my bike shipped over from the US, and had...

I had my bike shipped over from the US, and had an easier time getting it into the country than I did getting it out of the states. Highlights from my experience are:

The shipping company handled...
Forum: Europe 01-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By sein
I was actually planning on heading in that...

I was actually planning on heading in that general direction this summer, although I was only thinking about going as far as Romania or Bulgaria. I hear Turkey is beautiful, though, and certainly...
Forum: Europe 01-03-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By sein
I rented a bike from Stefan Knopf...

I rented a bike from Stefan Knopf (http://www.knopftours.com/Web-Site/Rental.html) in Heidelberg, Germany, in 2012. He takes good care of his bikes and runs a B&B. He's also got stacks and stacks of...
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,866
Posted By sein
Husqvarna dealers near Rotterdam?

Can anyone recommend a good Husqvarna shop near Rotterdam? I need to buy a couple parts and get some maintenance done I don't have the tools/space for.

According to Husky's website,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-05-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By sein
Eyesight is fine as far as I know. I'd like to...

Eyesight is fine as far as I know.
I'd like to stay under 300 if possible. Seems like most motorcycle-specific GPS units (Garmin/TomTom) go for around 400+, but also include things like playing...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-04-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By sein
New to GPS, looking for something simple

I've been stubbornly using paper maps and a compass up until now, and have decided these GPS things might actually be a good idea. I don't need it to play video, store MP3s or answer phone calls. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9,912
Views: 2,034,363
Posted By sein
I used to have pretty long hair, and ran into...

I used to have pretty long hair, and ran into several guys who started conversations with me about my bike while I was getting gas only to immediately lose interest and quickly dart back into their...
Forum: Europe 08-07-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By sein
Thanks for the links! I should be able to get one...

Thanks for the links! I should be able to get one of these for sure.
Forum: Europe 08-06-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By sein
Question Looking for bike shops in Rotterdam

I'm new in town and looking to buy a full face helmet. Does anyone know of a good place to go? So far all I've found were scooter shops and the best they had was a 3/4 helmet.

I'm also going to...
Forum: Europe 07-28-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
That would be super convenient, but I suspect I...

That would be super convenient, but I suspect I won't qualify. I'm coming over from the US as a master's student.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9,041
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,302,082
Posted By sein
Wow you guys are fast! I've gotten PMs for pretty...

Wow you guys are fast! I've gotten PMs for pretty much everything, and will update my original post once the items are picked up or people change their minds about what they want.




Back when...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9,041
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,302,082
Posted By sein
I'm moving overseas soon and can't take...

I'm moving overseas soon and can't take everything with me. All this stuff is free, but you must be able to pick it up in Seattle or be willing to pay shipping costs.

[GONE] Teknic waterproof...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
Awesome! Awww... I have heard that...

Awesome!



Awww...
I have heard that the tests in most civilized countries are more difficult than in the US. I'm optimistic that I'd be able to get enough practice in during the initial...
Forum: Europe 06-19-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
The motorcycle portion of my license is separate...

The motorcycle portion of my license is separate from the car portion, and does require its own test. However, it doesn't look like ...
Forum: Europe 06-17-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
Thanks for the info! Everything is finally set...

Thanks for the info! Everything is finally set and I'll be moving to Rotterdam soon. I've gotten a pretty wide range of prices (between about $500-$2000) for shipping my bike overseas, but one of the...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
Purely civilian. I've ridden some of...

Purely civilian.



I've ridden some of the alps before, and absolutely intend to explore them some more. They're definitely some of the most pleasant hills I've had the opportunity to climb :D...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By sein
May be moving to Netherlands...how hard would it be to bring my bike?

I may be moving from the US to the Netherlands later this year, and would love to bring my bike. It's a husky TE-610 with the Leo Vince exhaust.

From what I've read so far, I shouldn't need to pay...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,771,380
Posted By sein
Good to know that's normal, then :D Since...

Good to know that's normal, then :D

Since air flows freely in the other direction I'm guessing it uses the same hose to pull air into the tank to prevent it from forming a vacuum? If that's the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,771,380
Posted By sein
Pulled the hose off and I don't see anything...

Pulled the hose off and I don't see anything particularly weird so far:

http://i.imgur.com/4EreOjv.jpg

The left-hand side was connected to the tank, and the right-hand side hanging freely...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,771,380
Posted By sein
Clogged tank vent?

My '06 TE610 was struck by a car while parked last week, and judging by the marks on my handlebars it looks like it fell on its right-hand side. Not sure how long it was on its side because someone...
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By sein
Ah, I probably didn't squeeze it out enough. I'll...

Ah, I probably didn't squeeze it out enough. I'll try to remember that next time :)
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By sein
Best way to get oil filter oil off of...everything?

So I decided to try the biodegradable oil from TwinAir, but it seems I may not have let it dry long enough before throwing it on the bike (I let it dry for about 48 hours before installing it; the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By sein
ok, cool. That's what I was hoping, but figured...

ok, cool. That's what I was hoping, but figured it would be best to ask anyway.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By sein
Oil turning black after just a few days

I have an '06 TE610 and have done two oil changes on the bike since I bought it. Both times it has only taken a couple days (of street riding) before the oil in the sight glass was black again. Does...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 19,241
Posted By sein
Is anyone with room for an extra bike leaving...

Is anyone with room for an extra bike leaving from or passing through Seattle on their way to Odessa?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,336
Posted By sein
I'm first gen, too. Never knew anyone who had a...

I'm first gen, too. Never knew anyone who had a motorcycle growing up, and never had any friends into bikes before I bought mine. I did know a few people who would occasionally talk about wanting...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,883
Posted By sein
Bluhduh If you're installing frame sliders which come...

If you're installing frame sliders which come with a long bolt intended to replace a bolt that goes through the engine, it might be a good idea to look at the entire bike in case there are actually...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,689
Posted By sein
I spent a LONG time doing this: Before I...

I spent a LONG time doing this:


Before I finally did this:


Both are good ideas, but riding is usually more fun than reading about riding :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By sein
Thanks for all the photos! That helps a lot!

Thanks for all the photos! That helps a lot!
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By sein
What did you attach the rear straps to? Do they...

What did you attach the rear straps to? Do they go under the tank? Also, have you used the rain cover that comes with that bag?
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