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Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
I'll take a look at the hauler once it gets here...

I'll take a look at the hauler once it gets here and see if i'd risk the 317 lb blur or not..... but I'm leaning towards that one as covering mostly what i need

going on a long road trip...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
thanks Sly-One ... i figured it'd be heavy but...

thanks Sly-One ... i figured it'd be heavy but was hoping under 275 or so

edit - just got one of these hitch carriers...says its good to 400 lbs - anyone have any experience with this hauler?...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
shadow would be a great bike, but still trying...

shadow would be a great bike, but still trying for something I can throw on the hitch of an old grand cherokee so I'm still leaning towards a scooter < ~250lb

anyone know the wet weight of a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
thanks for the suggestions - i've thought about...

thanks for the suggestions - i've thought about an old 80's cruiser just for the style of some of those old bikes, but i need to make sure it's dependable as the amount of teardown/repairs i can do...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
thanks, the fun factor is what keeps me looking...

thanks, the fun factor is what keeps me looking at the zuma125 and the tw200 instead of just getting another full size - i'm hoping to get out west (colorado) when I transfer, and either of these...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
yeah, my other option is probably going to be a...

yeah, my other option is probably going to be a used/cheap 750 or so, probably an old shadow or similar for < ~$3500
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
not well enough to knock a car away from me... ...

not well enough to knock a car away from me...


that sh150i is a possibility, i was also thinking about a yamaha tw200 - all 3 seem to get from about 60mph max up to maybe 65 depending on...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
i'll definitely get another HD, but i'm...

i'll definitely get another HD, but i'm supposedly getting transferred end of the year so I'm just looking for a cheaper way to get to/from work (and also need to scoot home for lunch to let the dog...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
thanks - it'd be "interesting" to be on the HOV...

thanks - it'd be "interesting" to be on the HOV when traffic is flowing but only going that speed, so i'm not sure the zuma will cut it

even 80 on a harley the cars try to run you down....doubt...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,554
Posted By Numb
nice thread! so I'm doing my usual and...

nice thread!

so I'm doing my usual and swimming against the rest of the salmon - I started last year with a Harley dyna, sold that for a BMW F650GS, and now I'm looking at the zuma 125 (just need...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By Numb
www.forwardair.com (http://www.forwardair.com) ...

www.forwardair.com (http://www.forwardair.com)

they don't drive it anywhere beyond their hubs (at least they didn't when I used them a few years ago) but they are crazy cheap if both you and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,950
Posted By Numb
nice choice on bags - never heard anyone that...

nice choice on bags - never heard anyone that regretted the choice. be nice to see the gray bags on yellow.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,914
Posted By Numb
first thing I notice on a motorcop is that white...

first thing I notice on a motorcop is that white helmet.....so I chose white too. It's the highest point of you+bike, and visible 360*, might as well make the most of it

edit: but then I ride a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,316
Posted By Numb
Bike Year & Model, 2010 F650GS Windshield...

Bike Year & Model, 2010 F650GS
Windshield brand, - Madstad 18" clear + winglets
Handguard brand, - HDB handguards
Clears/Hits windshield (and how bad it hits), - hit solidly, but able to push...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By Numb
thats awesome - age is just a number...there are...

thats awesome - age is just a number...there are people less than half his age couldn't hold up a bike (but i'm sure they know all the latest computer games and can sit there for hours...)

hope...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,733
Posted By Numb
good to hear... nothing back since i sent them an...

good to hear... nothing back since i sent them an email friday morning - yeah, I could call or send another email but I don't generally track people down trying to give them my money

...but I'll...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,733
Posted By Numb
apparently they don't respond to email....... ...

apparently they don't respond to email.......

i dislike bad customer service
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,950
Posted By Numb
seems like a helluva good price - 'grats on the...

seems like a helluva good price - 'grats on the new bike


...and guess i won't be selling mine anytime soon - sheesh, hold value much? :eek1
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,733
Posted By Numb
I sent an email to the company to find out if...

I sent an email to the company to find out if they have something for bmw f650gs twins - sure hope so.... it'd be nice to be able to ride for more than an hour!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 544,976
Posted By Numb
edit: mra vario also adjusts (wing at top of the...

edit: mra vario also adjusts (wing at top of the screen anyway)

yes I think thats all the adjustable ones - and the wunderlich only goes up/down (correct me if i'm wrong). I had a madstad briefly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,487
Posted By Numb
good the stock can works for you... to me it's an...

good the stock can works for you... to me it's an abortion - overly huge given that it sounds like crap (read: got nothing going for it). I haven't replace mine yet but its in the future if I...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,561
Posted By Numb
+1 to insulating pad too - the bag you get will...

+1 to insulating pad too - the bag you get will be seriously compromised if you sammich it to the cold ground with nothing in between (even one of those thermal blankets will help)

as far as temp...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,981
Posted By Numb
http://cyril.underwaterpistol.com/wp-content/uploa...

http://cyril.underwaterpistol.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/vw-deer.jpg

http://cyril.underwaterpistol.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/vw-rabbit.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,981
Posted By Numb
I did, but I don't want to ride in front of a...

I did, but I don't want to ride in front of a field of rape - sounds "unpleasant" and I want to remain unraped


i thought I was done with this sort of debate when I sold my harley....this is...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,981
Posted By Numb
http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/motorc...

http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle/00-nht-212-motorcycle/motorcycle49-50.html (http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle/00-nht-212-motorcycle/motorcycle49-50.html)
...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,981
Posted By Numb
:D - even when the road is straight they're ahead...

:D - even when the road is straight they're ahead of the curve.....:huh
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,981
Posted By Numb
i think riding gear and "how best to be seen" is...

i think riding gear and "how best to be seen" is science of vision with a little voodoo mixed in (or personal preference...voodoo sounds cool though)

having worked in emergency services for years...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 544,976
Posted By Numb
very cool - nice work ... "stuff you make...

very cool - nice work ... "stuff you make yourself" ftw!:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 544,976
Posted By Numb
interesting - havent seen the CB's fairing yet...

interesting - havent seen the CB's fairing yet ... how's it ride?

both the D3 and M2 have areas on the sides to divert flow around the rider, and the madstad also had to add wings to control...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,042
Posted By Numb
I only go straight ... but i'm on a 658gs (girls...

I only go straight ... but i'm on a 658gs (girls bike) so it's okay
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By Numb
if you had not been in your car at the time of...

if you had not been in your car at the time of this wreck, would you want that (possibly) damaged helmet protecting your head?

I've heard dropping an empty helmet on a concrete floor is enough to...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 69,733
Posted By Numb
read the thread and website, looks like the part...

read the thread and website, looks like the part for a 2010 bmw f650gs (twin) is either still in the works (or not planned yet - i see above reference for the 800gs but those have different bars I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,508
Posted By Numb
so you think the crossover stopped the...

so you think the crossover stopped the tire/locked it up and caused the fall, but the line didn't snap or get scuffed - or am I not looking at the picture correctly?

i've viewed that video...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,508
Posted By Numb
is it just the back/lower half of the fender that...

is it just the back/lower half of the fender that broke? i'm guessing it got stuffed into the knobbies for some reason, then pulled up/through the remaining fender and forks causing the sudden stop?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Numb
bah, cant' be that thick of metal - drill enough...

bah, cant' be that thick of metal - drill enough to get a self tapping screw going (if the design is the free spinning top).
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By Numb
does it have pieces that secure it inside the...

does it have pieces that secure it inside the filler neck (like a door lock that has pieces that extend when locked to keep it from being removed), or does the locking mechanism keep it from being...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,025
Posted By Numb
i only have gerbing glove liners (and insoles) -...

i only have gerbing glove liners (and insoles) - I wired my jacket with the splitter harness that comes with them, put the wiring inside the liner, then sewed around where the plugs come out in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,158
Posted By Numb
yes but more importantly: black blends...

yes


but more importantly: black blends into the background, white stands out - so the black helmet is both hotter, and more likely to get scuffed due to someone crashing into you :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By Numb
my intent is to switch back to a regular visor...

my intent is to switch back to a regular visor when the weather warms up - but for rainy days and cold, the pinlock will go back on. The lenses and the visor are expensive though so I'll try to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,361
Posted By Numb
nf............

nf......... (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662449)
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