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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,393
Posted By M.Mars
Just sent my petition. Hope something comes of it.

Just sent my petition. Hope something comes of it.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-09-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 70,320
Posted By M.Mars
damn that's a 4000mile round trip :cry

damn that's a 4000mile round trip :cry
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 1,524,213
Posted By M.Mars
Considering the height I think the problem is the...

Considering the height I think the problem is the integrated oil tank. It looks like it is hanging off the front/bottom of the engine. So taking that into consideration I think they might have just...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-07-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 1,524,213
Posted By M.Mars
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1Ee-SJMCBVU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


yeah definitely getting the R version ... and Giant Loop no hard luggage
Forum: Face plant 09-18-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,357
Posted By M.Mars
stick to one rule and it will solve many of your...

stick to one rule and it will solve many of your issues. Always wear a helmet when on a bike. Mean you put it on before mounting and take it off after dismounting the bike.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 1,524,213
Posted By M.Mars
Well all I have to say is can it fit my old 19/17...

Well all I have to say is can it fit my old 19/17 woodys and what's the price? I'm definitely in.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 1,524,213
Posted By M.Mars
hummmmmmmmmmmm .... hummmmmm I'm not sure of what...

hummmmmmmmmmmm .... hummmmmm I'm not sure of what to think of that yet. I guess I have to see it in person ... it looks like they havent messed with the wheels so my woodys won't go obsolete.
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,291
Posted By M.Mars
yup done that. Front wheel on the flat road...

yup done that. Front wheel on the flat road while the rear wheel was still on a steep driveway. Needless to say where i wanted to put my foot was way way down.
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,105
Posted By M.Mars
I'm missing half my middle finger on the left...

I'm missing half my middle finger on the left hand. The entire hand was really messed up by an explosion. Almost every bone was broken or joint dislocated. But thanks to some really good doctors and...
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 86,895
Posted By M.Mars
I always wondered (and feared) of what would...

I always wondered (and feared) of what would happen to a biker that goings into a ditch and hits a drainage pipe ... well i guess that "out" is out of question.

Get well quick and get back on...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,074
Posted By M.Mars
Awesome skidplate! Got it about two months ago...

Awesome skidplate! Got it about two months ago and now put about 2000 miles on it without any problems.
When installing i had a problem with the side stand support. It didn't want to fit without a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,528
Posted By M.Mars
Yeah thats exactly it. Thank you very much ... I...

Yeah thats exactly it. Thank you very much ... I guess I have some jets and filters to order :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,528
Posted By M.Mars
awesome. thats what i like to hear! @Navin...

awesome. thats what i like to hear!

@Navin ... How did you secure the filters to the carbs? Did you mess around with the trumpets so the filters can fit over them or just used safety wire like it...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,528
Posted By M.Mars
Bump. Any news on this. Looking to get rid...

Bump.

Any news on this. Looking to get rid of the airbox and put some k&n's on.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,298
Posted By M.Mars
are you kidding me !!! where were these prices...

are you kidding me !!! where were these prices last winter when I so badly wanted Wing's but had to sattle for FMF ... i guess I'm just going to have to buy another bike and put Wing's on it :D
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 33,515
Posted By M.Mars
Just ordered mine. I can't wait for it to arrive...

Just ordered mine. I can't wait for it to arrive so I can finally stop waking up in the middle of the night wondering if my side stand is ok.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 2,129,838
Posted By M.Mars
Ran out of fuel at 192 miles on the dot!

Ran out of fuel at 192 miles on the dot!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,515
Posted By M.Mars
Well I'm 28 and I bought my first true motorcycle...

Well I'm 28 and I bought my first true motorcycle 2 years ago. I say true because scooters and mopeds don't count. It took me 3 years to save up for it and during that time I had to give up many...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By M.Mars
Have you ever tried to clutch start the 950 ......

Have you ever tried to clutch start the 950 ... unless you have a long downhill or few burly guys its almost mission impossible. So its better to splice up some cables from your battery and tuck them...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,077
Posted By M.Mars
100% agreed I do a lot of cycling and keep...

100% agreed

I do a lot of cycling and keep hearing people talk about buying frames and components just to save a few grams. If they would just lay off of junk food for a month or ride their bikes...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-24-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By M.Mars
haha that frame just looks so sturdy it make it...

haha that frame just looks so sturdy it make it wanna do all kinds of crazy stuff !!!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By M.Mars
I had difficulties finding a matching orange...

I had difficulties finding a matching orange color to correct pretty much the same problem, no deer involved, but a lot of stupidity, speed, rocks, bushes etc.
So i just filled in the scratch marks...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,716
Posted By M.Mars
change the speedo line and thats it

change the speedo line and thats it
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By M.Mars
What i would consider a must must have is ...

What i would consider a must must have is

Side stand reallocator plate (MUST!!)

I don't think there is any other must have accessory on this bike.

Next would be

Brush guards, skid...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-12-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
Posted By M.Mars
If the other two wire are green/red and...

If the other two wire are green/red and yellow/brow than in fact it is a trip-master or as KTM likes to call it ... handlebar switch for multi function digital speedometer
Forum: Orange Crush 11-10-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,814
Posted By M.Mars
Thanks for the vid ... they look and sound great

Thanks for the vid ... they look and sound great
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,225
Posted By M.Mars
My car lease expired 2 years a go. I've had the...

My car lease expired 2 years a go. I've had the 950 for those two years as my only means of transportation. I go everywhere with it. Work, school, doctors office, b'day parties, dates etc. I think...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,837
Posted By M.Mars
:nod

:nod
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,205
Posted By M.Mars
GLOVES GLOVES GLOVES !!!!!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1

GLOVES GLOVES GLOVES !!!!!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By M.Mars
great prices if you buy in bulk because of their...

great prices if you buy in bulk because of their shipping prices ... also very slow !!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,093
Posted By M.Mars
Some really good info on here. I've been debating...

Some really good info on here. I've been debating on the safaris for a while ... but i want to see if they will fit on the new 1090r or not since i plan on buying that when it comes out ....

btw...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-31-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,274
Posted By M.Mars
@Fuelman YOU SON OF A .... !!!! Two...

@Fuelman

YOU SON OF A .... !!!!

Two amazing bikes, enjoy them to the max ! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,269
Posted By M.Mars
OH i agree. lane splitting requires a lot of...

OH i agree. lane splitting requires a lot of focus. Making a little getaway for memorial day weekend my brother and i got stuck on NJ parkway and were lane splitting for hour and 45 min ... we would...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,269
Posted By M.Mars
I commute all around the NJ and NYC for work (...

I commute all around the NJ and NYC for work ( about 1800 - 2500 per month) and I wouldn't trade my 950 for anything else .... I might get the new 1090R when it comes out ... People love when i show...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-28-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 32,911
Posted By M.Mars
once i went 5 hours straight riding w/o realizing...

once i went 5 hours straight riding w/o realizing ... i put my legs on the crash bars, left elbow on the left knee and rested my chin on my left hand while garbing the throttle with the right. and in...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,883
Posted By M.Mars
it is very true. but this is to be expected. you...

it is very true. but this is to be expected. you are talking about a bike built for rally racing and a bike built for touring. like somebody else said its like comparing a street bike to a dirt bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,274
Posted By M.Mars
YES IT DOES !!! It needs to start building...

YES IT DOES !!!
It needs to start building itself up haha ... well the economy needs to get a bit better to give me more money to build it. Its a 78 CB 750 ... got it for $300 with tons of spare...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,531
Posted By M.Mars
I got mine from amazon, $74 i think. only fuss...

I got mine from amazon, $74 i think. only fuss was the short wires but after few min of splicing there was no problem. true plug and play ... I am not using the blinkers but might do that this...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,154
Posted By M.Mars
almost all ... how many are actually prepared ???...

almost all ... how many are actually prepared ??? i'd think it's safe to say ZERO ... that's the part of the adventure. Figuring stuff out.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,444
Posted By M.Mars
what tripped me out the most riding on the left...

what tripped me out the most riding on the left side was intersections ... for example i would be making a right turn and cut it sharp to get into the right lane instead of left and of course i would...
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