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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,747
Posted By chickin
Nada. Always pay cash for your toys.

Nada. Always pay cash for your toys.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,613
Posted By chickin
I tried the Guts seat

I tried the Guts seat for my 640 ADV. Terrible experience. Shape was awful, gripper seat should have been named ripper seat, and the medium foam caused serious pain after just a few miles. The stock...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,550
Posted By chickin
Pay cash

A little late to the party I am, was riding in Laos and Burma (shhhh). "Always pay cash for your toys." is what a wise fellow told me once. Has worked out great ever since. Sure, maybe financing...
Forum: Asia 01-16-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By chickin
Hello

I live in the Penh. I am away now visiting family in the US now, but will be back again soon. I ride quite a bit all over Cambodia, just did the "Death Highway" a few weeks ago. They are building...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,506
Posted By chickin
????

So what was the answer? What sorted it out?
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By chickin
Not sure what your point is, but I have a friend...

Not sure what your point is, but I have a friend visiting the states now that will carry them back for me.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By chickin
why yes, yes I am.

why yes, yes I am.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,572
Posted By chickin
Sidi Boots Discount for inmates

I read somewhere here that there, I believe a post by Hondaboy, was a company offering special discounts on Sidi products. Anyone know anything about this? Any suggestions about the best places to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,014,802
Posted By chickin
Nice Meat Popsicle. I was wondering how long it...

Nice Meat Popsicle. I was wondering how long it would take you to add this comment. Glad to know you are on task.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,014,802
Posted By chickin
Thanks Daryl. I look forward to hearing more...

Thanks Daryl. I look forward to hearing more from others.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 2,014,802
Posted By chickin
Looking at a 2002 640 ADV, advice needed.

Hello to all. I am looking at a 2002 640 ADV in Cambodia. The bike seems reasonably clean. The only thing that is a concern to me is the mileage. The bike shows, and seems to be true, 30,000 KMs...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46,270
Views: 9,264,007
Posted By chickin
Two up?

Anyone rode with a passenger, 100lbs or less, for any distance?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By chickin
I think you meant 'objective'.

I think you meant 'objective'.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,187
Posted By chickin
That is almost it!!!!!!!!!!

First of all, Lucas, not sure how this situation "somehow" makes doubt what I saw, can't help you there. And I think that the factory looking stickers that read "fuel injection" would, more than...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,187
Posted By chickin
not exactly sure

This bike was definitely new, didn't look pre-production, had full stickies (not stealth). Not even sure if it was air or water cooled. It just cruised by at just the wrong time. Pipes were cool...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,187
Posted By chickin
right you are

I have been completely out of the loop for better than a year, bike wise. I just thought this would be well-known info, I mean, WTH Subic Bay, PI!!!! not exactly the place for a first sighting. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,187
Posted By chickin
XR 650 fuel-injection??? OH YEAH!!!!

I was in Subic Bay, Philippines yesterday, about to get on a bus, when I saw a beautiful site. It was a brand spanking new, black and silver, twin-piped, XR 650, with "fuel-injection" labeling. No...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By chickin
Little Honda

I rode one like it for a few months in Bangkok. It was a 150cc version. Once you get over the silly racer boy looks you realize it is a great commuter and big city bike. Not sure how far I would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,615
Posted By chickin
Honda 230

I rode a Honda 230 during the last year while spending time in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The bike has been sold there since 2005. I can't think of a better bike to ride in town with heavy city traffic...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,373
Posted By chickin
imagine that....

imagine that....
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,643
Posted By chickin
Please post pics if you have time, I would like...

Please post pics if you have time, I would like to se the Supertrapp on the new KLR. Thanks for your post.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,643
Posted By chickin
Rydr

Nice looking bike Rydr. How effective is the 3" extension on the windshield? How did you secure it?
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,509,512
Posted By chickin
Tell us about the fugly faring, I like it.

Tell us about the fugly faring, I like it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,643
Posted By chickin
Frickin relax! Stop the yelling. Take a pill. ...

Frickin relax! Stop the yelling. Take a pill.

So I guess we should all ride our bikes stock, huh? No one thinks this bike is perfect. Everyone wants to modify their bikes. This is not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,451
Posted By chickin
What tires are you recommending and where should...

What tires are you recommending and where should we buy them?
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 110,476
Posted By chickin
The price was kindly left out of the specs above...

The price was kindly left out of the specs above by flan8tive. The price is $16,390 PLUS options! That I is for a new bike (695).
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,509,512
Posted By chickin
Team FTB, lots of parts available here.

Welcome to Thaialnd (not sure how long you've been here). I am on my way out of here in a few weeks (been here for years). There are lots of parts for sale for your bike on the second hand market,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2007, 03:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,643
Posted By chickin
Sounds like some nice custom work on the rear...

Sounds like some nice custom work on the rear fender there, can't wait to see pics.

How much did the Staintune exhaust set you back?
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,056,488
Posted By chickin
The seat height of the XChallenge should be about...

The seat height of the XChallenge should be about the same as most RM125's, they were all a little over 37", just like your friend's CR250R.
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,110
Posted By chickin
Well for me here in Thailand the answer would be...

Well for me here in Thailand the answer would be simple, Honda over any brand, especially if you are considering the older air-cooled designs. I would say that between Bangkok and Phnom Penh (8+...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,056,488
Posted By chickin
Anyone know of aftermarket exhaust available...

Anyone know of aftermarket exhaust available besides the Remus? Anyone have links to pics of the Remus? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11,690
Views: 2,509,512
Posted By chickin
That answer to your question has been touched...

That answer to your question has been touched upon earlier in this thread. I would like to hear more though. Anyone who has the 331, or better yet Bill's 340 kit installed want to add comments? I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,344
Posted By chickin
Looking forward to your report. Take some pics...

Looking forward to your report. Take some pics if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
When did Globalization become anyones fault...

When did Globalization become anyones fault (completely disregarding Phaedrus's post assigning blame to Clinton)? And please, feel free to elaborate on NAFTA....... do we need to take this... to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
Like I said before, regarding engine break-in, to...

Like I said before, regarding engine break-in, to each his own. I agree that the conventional break-in method has long been held as the solitary method. My opinion is that the manufacturers have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
Nice job.

Nice job.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
No I have no desire to split hairs, just saying...

No I have no desire to split hairs, just saying that I do not think the bike has gained 49lbs. I, just like you surely, do not trust the dry weights given by any manufacturer. If you think it has...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
Not everyone that LIVES in Thailand works for...

Not everyone that LIVES in Thailand works for Kawasaki. The KLR is not sold here and if the new ones are being built here I don't know where.




So I guess everything that is printed by...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 175,377
Posted By chickin
I understand you feeling about the break-in. I...

I understand you feeling about the break-in. I prefer to wind them out during break in as I think this develops a tighter motor, to each his own. I appreciate the review, very nice pics, very good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,643
Posted By chickin
Very cool looking fender. I wonder if there is...

Very cool looking fender. I wonder if there is anything in production similar?
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