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Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
Nice! Hebrides are Scotland, correct? ...

Nice! Hebrides are Scotland, correct? Beautiful country. I was in Edinburgh about two months ago.

Those are the stock pegs. Lots of folks use some buell pegs to lower them about an inch. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By fishheadAZ
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=669666...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=669666

Read this. It's the shortypants thread mentioned earlier. Lots of inseam challenged folks there.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
Yep, forks are typically just slid up in the...

Yep, forks are typically just slid up in the trees. A pin type front stand is the easiest way to do it. You can use a jack under the engine, or strap from a rafter or ladder to support the weight...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
It really depends on how it was lowered. I have...

It really depends on how it was lowered. I have soupys links on mine and you can lower or raise the seat height very easily. If it was done with lowering dog bones, then some have the stock holes...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 123,167
Posted By fishheadAZ
R&G make spools that mount on a bolt that goes...

R&G make spools that mount on a bolt that goes through the rear axel. I don't remember where I saw them, but it looked like it would work just fine.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By fishheadAZ
I have the moose bag and I really like it. It's...

I have the moose bag and I really like it. It's the bolt on version. I have a double tough air compressor, my Ktm tool kit, a bottle of water, air gauge, co2 kit and extra cartridges, some nitrile...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,101
Posted By fishheadAZ
Penske has shocks and gp suspension has drop in...

Penske has shocks and gp suspension has drop in valve stacks or replacement cartridges. Nick @ stoltec moto has been working with Penske and gp for a while now to develop these bits.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By fishheadAZ
Ramjet, in my case I was using some older...

Ramjet, in my case I was using some older rockgardn lz mx shorties. Only the very bottom edge went into the boot top ( sidi chargers) with those. I was a bit skeptical about having more of the pad...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By fishheadAZ
My Thor impact rig se is fairly trim, so that may...

My Thor impact rig se is fairly trim, so that may be an option.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By fishheadAZ
+1 for the dual axis. Very comfy, nicely tapered...

+1 for the dual axis. Very comfy, nicely tapered so they fit into the boots well, don't move once on. I haven't fallen with them on yet, but they seem very robust.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 492,043
Posted By fishheadAZ
From my reading on the fz09 boards, yes it's a...

From my reading on the fz09 boards, yes it's a cartridge. Only one leg has a cartridge. The other leg has a spring and a dummy cartridge I think. There's a vendor over there that is developing a...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By fishheadAZ
I think motocity in avondale does. I've called...

I think motocity in avondale does. I've called them before to ask and they said they could order whatever, but didn't have much in stock. I believe rotopax has a dealer locator on their website. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,212
Posted By fishheadAZ
It'll look less cluttered with the emissions crap...

It'll look less cluttered with the emissions crap removed, but I think it's nice regardless. I'm also curious if/when they will come out with an 821 version to replace the 796.
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By fishheadAZ
I had a zero gravity double bubble on my 2009...

I had a zero gravity double bubble on my 2009 ninja 250. It was like magic. No buffeting or noise at all. 80 was as quiet as 20. It should be noted that I'm 5'7, so that probably has something...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,212
Posted By fishheadAZ
Is that a pinch weld at the rear of the tank? ...

Is that a pinch weld at the rear of the tank? Metal tank? I hope so.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 239,768
Posted By fishheadAZ
Thanks for all the suggestions. For now, street...

Thanks for all the suggestions. For now, street legality isn't a priority. While she's a good street rider, she never liked being in any kind of traffic. I think the 30+ sq miles of desert behind...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 239,768
Posted By fishheadAZ
It's not my rules, it's hers. Happy wife, happy...

It's not my rules, it's hers. Happy wife, happy life. I want her to enjoy herself, so I'll find a bike that fits her and her wants/needs
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 239,768
Posted By fishheadAZ
Nevermind, I'm an idiot. The DRZ is kick only. ...

Nevermind, I'm an idiot. The DRZ is kick only. That's not going to fly. Also, this isn't her first bike, just her first dirt bike. Looks like a ttr is in our future.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 239,768
Posted By fishheadAZ
These are the bikes I'm looking at. No DR 200's...

These are the bikes I'm looking at. No DR 200's in PHX on C-L

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/mcy/4157425385.html

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/mcy/4143306537.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 239,768
Posted By fishheadAZ
I'm looking to get a first dirt bike for the...

I'm looking to get a first dirt bike for the wife. She's about 5'6" with a 28-29 " inseam. There is a 2006 drz125l and a 2006 ttr125le on Craigslist. Both are e-start, short seat height, etc. The...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,150
Posted By fishheadAZ
http://rideapart.com/2013/10/leaked-online-2014-kt...

http://rideapart.com/2013/10/leaked-online-2014-ktm-rc390/
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
If the stock rearsets don't bother you...

If the stock rearsets don't bother you functionally, then just get the svrp adjustable plates. You can then mount them upside down on the opposite sides so they go back and down instead of back and...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By fishheadAZ
+1 more for the RK chain tool. Works great.

+1 more for the RK chain tool. Works great.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,583
Posted By fishheadAZ
I'm a 9-9 1/2 in sneakers. 43 sidis are just a...

I'm a 9-9 1/2 in sneakers. 43 sidis are just a tad loose. Some thick-ish socks and all is well. Insoles as above can also make them work just fine. If you're closer to a 10, then prolly the 44's.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 492,043
Posted By fishheadAZ
I agree. Looks like the bike pictured has most...

I agree. Looks like the bike pictured has most of the accessories mounted. Looks good!
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,936
Views: 492,043
Posted By fishheadAZ
I spy an Akrapovic slip-on, seat cowl, and some...

I spy an Akrapovic slip-on, seat cowl, and some sort of case saver.
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
Svracingparts makes fixed or adjustable...

Svracingparts makes fixed or adjustable relocation plates for the stock rearsets. He also makes full rearsets too. And brake caliper adapters to run 4 piston calipers, etc etc. A buddy uses the full...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
http://i871.photobucket.com/albums/ab280/fishheada...

http://i871.photobucket.com/albums/ab280/fishheadaz/IMG_0169.jpg (http://s871.photobucket.com/user/fishheadaz/media/IMG_0169.jpg.html)

Mine is the man-teal one in the foreground.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By fishheadAZ
Atomic moto has the ls2 mx453 ones for sub $200. ...

Atomic moto has the ls2 mx453 ones for sub $200. They really seem to like them, and they haven't steered me wrong with their suggestions yet. Still, fit for your specific head shape is key. It...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,005
Posted By fishheadAZ
Holy crap that go kart looks like a handfull! ...

Holy crap that go kart looks like a handfull!

Also, while Honda may or may not be bringing the crossrunner here, the article I linked seems to think it'll be something entirely different. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,005
Posted By fishheadAZ
Agreed with the relatively needless complexity of...

Agreed with the relatively needless complexity of the vtec. However the 800 motor in a monster-esque frame could be fun. The Honda v4 with the pipes opened up is truly a great sound. I guess we'll...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,005
Posted By fishheadAZ
Another new bike from Honda?

Saw this on another forum this morning. If it's true, it might be very interesting. Thoughts?

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2013/07/honda-about-to-unveil-new-family-of-v-4-powered-motorcycles/
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
Just get a Penske set up for your weight. It's...

Just get a Penske set up for your weight. It's fine for mundane stuff and worth if for track and canyons. I got a double clicker from traxxion a couple years ago and never looked back.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 366,161
Posted By fishheadAZ
Yea the yellow bike above is lowered...a lot. ...

Yea the yellow bike above is lowered...a lot.

As for the tire and speedo, I run a 120/70 and it helps with accuracy. It could be the new tire you got is simply a bit bigger even though its...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,470
Posted By fishheadAZ
The news said the average age of the crew was 22...

The news said the average age of the crew was 22 yrs old. Such a tragedy.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By fishheadAZ
Agreed! Great prices and unbelievable customer...

Agreed! Great prices and unbelievable customer service!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,940
Posted By fishheadAZ
I just did the online traffic school for a ticket...

I just did the online traffic school for a ticket in the car. You can only do it every two years, and I think it can't be for a speed of 20 or more over. Also only for regular speeding, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,597
Posted By fishheadAZ
I always follow my wife. That way she can run at...

I always follow my wife. That way she can run at whatever speed she wants and I can keep the traffic off her rear tire. It makes her more comfortable and I can keep watch for any issues she might...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By fishheadAZ
Just found this ...

Just found this

http://arizonabill.newsvine.com/_news/2012/10/19/14555860-elimination-of-emissions-testing-on-motorcycles-in-maricopapinal-counties

Maybe I'll just wait a bit more and see what...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By fishheadAZ
2014 I think.

2014 I think.
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