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Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,577
Posted By 14fg
go the other way... semi-common superhawk mod is...

go the other way... semi-common superhawk mod is to mount the vfr tank
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 49,582
Posted By 14fg
opened this excited on the title alone, didn't...

opened this excited on the title alone, didn't look at the op til halfway done the first post.... hell yes!
Forum: Racing 03-05-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,093
Posted By 14fg
do it! my dad entered his first hare scramble...

do it!
my dad entered his first hare scramble at 50. finished dead last and loved it! his first organized racing of any sort, turns out hes a racer at heart
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,069
Posted By 14fg
motor off and feathering the clutch absolutely...

motor off and feathering the clutch absolutely works in the right off-road application.

my thoughts of how to handle this situation better? ride mountain bikes! especially the downhill type....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By 14fg
http://i987.photobucket.com/albums/ae359/monsterye...

http://i987.photobucket.com/albums/ae359/monsteryes/zamboni.jpg


haven't played with it too much but a couple years ago I got this 1959 Zamboni back into working condition, ice season is...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,334
Posted By 14fg
all I have to offer is a semi-useless opinion. ...

all I have to offer is a semi-useless opinion.

my problem with the small bore (650 and less) bikes is the lack of midrange. I know some are better then others, but everyone ive ridden, if its...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By 14fg
I don't have anything scientific to add, just...

I don't have anything scientific to add, just personal experience.

I know several people who went thru several red-top optima batteries, none of them use those anymore, lots of money for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 20,389
Posted By 14fg
I think its indisputable that learning to ride...

I think its indisputable that learning to ride any motorcycle at your personal limits, and trying to push those boundaries, will make you a better rider when your not pushing the limit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,963
Posted By 14fg
fast as I can! probably 70% of "race pace" on an...

fast as I can! probably 70% of "race pace" on an average trail ride, once in awhile wick it up, but the potential of a jeep around the corner keeps me mostly in check. race day its obviously wide...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By 14fg
been there done that man, the bright side is...

been there done that man, the bright side is there isn't enough traction to get any speed so its all slow speed dumps... :D

the real sketchy part for me was the idea that I was hopeless against...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,720
Posted By 14fg
I have several sets of crg bar ends, love them,...

I have several sets of crg bar ends, love them, much better visibility then anything stock I've used
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By 14fg
http://i1227.photobucket.com/albums/ee434/monstery...

http://i1227.photobucket.com/albums/ee434/monsteryes996/superhawkskis-2.jpg


built a pretty kickin' rack for my superhawk, springtime skiing is amazing, that sucker is 100+ mph and 4 hours...
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,437
Posted By 14fg
bummer. glad you escaped relatively unscathed...

bummer. glad you escaped relatively unscathed though!
call me old-school and naive (i live in the sticks) but what about getting a price for parts/labor and calling the offender directly, deal with...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,003
Posted By 14fg
Laugh I haven't ridden a vfr or street triple, or a...

I haven't ridden a vfr or street triple, or a 919. but I do know when you roll away from a stop on a piped vtr and crack it open, theres not a bike like it! love my streetfightered vtr, and my...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,480
Posted By 14fg
im in a similar boat, but I think I'll be keeping...

im in a similar boat, but I think I'll be keeping my superhawk for awhile. don't know what i'll do to replace it, but boy those sd1290's are tempting...

is your superhawk geared at all? just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Posted By 14fg
reading about motorcycles

first off is the right place to put this question? sure seems it to me...

im taking a plane ride to Europe in a couple weeks, need to burn up 12 hours of travel time each way. anybody have some...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,443
Posted By 14fg
ive been accomadated by several adv'ers and...

ive been accomadated by several adv'ers and everybody has been above and beyond what they offered. like others have said, advance notice is key, I have been able to send out messages a month or so...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,629
Posted By 14fg
if all else is equal, gixxer, just because its...

if all else is equal, gixxer, just because its the last of the 750s. and the 1k are mental when ridden (mildly)aggressively....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
anyone in the central mass want to ride tomorrow?...

anyone in the central mass want to ride tomorrow? im up on lake monomanac on the mass/nh line in winchendon... i'll have my ttr125, a husky cr125 and hopefully a husky txc250 out there studded up,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,313
Posted By 14fg
out of curiosity, have you tried downhill riding?...

out of curiosity, have you tried downhill riding? I feel I go faster on my Norco, than if I was on my husky on the same trail, I think your right in that the bicycle is more dependent on momentum,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
excellent, thanks, Ive been a little confused...

excellent, thanks, Ive been a little confused about the purpose of a liner for awhile but it makes sense to try to keep the tire from flexing therefore keep the screwsin the knobs. let the screw do...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
so another dumb question, is the liner intended...

so another dumb question, is the liner intended so the screw can poke thru the tire & thread a little into the liner, act as a "lock" for the screw? or is it just to prevent the screw from poking the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
ya I was thinking this is a moot point with a...

ya I was thinking this is a moot point with a ttr, but kinda using it as a test bed for the big bike down the road, I had a set of homebrew tires I picked up on my 250 a few seasons ago and they were...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
Ice only, thanks for the suggestions, might try...

Ice only, thanks for the suggestions, might try to find some loctite 380
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 26,647
Posted By 14fg
:dhorse any opinions on using glue on the...

:dhorse

any opinions on using glue on the threads of kold kutters? im studding up a set for my ttr125, ive been dipping the screw threads in a little windshield urethane hopeful it'll help the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,073
Posted By 14fg
I have a vtr as well, 38k miles, any guesses what...

I have a vtr as well, 38k miles, any guesses what went bad over the summer? yep, front cct failed, jumped time, valves hit and bent, I took the motor out, head off and replaced the 2 exhaust valves...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By 14fg
where in mass are you? im always down to work on...

where in mass are you? im always down to work on dirty bikes, provided I can take it for a test ride! :evil
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,696
Posted By 14fg
useless post, but, my 89 Volvo wouldn't charge if...

useless post, but, my 89 Volvo wouldn't charge if the battery indicator wasn't functioning (I tried to use a dash cluster out of a new car and it took m quite awhile to figure out why it wasn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,517
Posted By 14fg
as silly and simple as it sounds, I think...

as silly and simple as it sounds, I think bringing it back to basics helps. get her out on a mountain bike, get her comfy with skidding the back tire on flat ground, what it feels like to slide on 2...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 484,434
Posted By 14fg
greatness comes with a price!

went out last weekend, no snow yet but frozen ground. those frozen rocks sure are hard!

http://i1227.photobucket.com/albums/ee434/monsteryes996/clutchcover2.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
So today was the day, if anyone cares; Went and...

So today was the day, if anyone cares;
Went and stood in front of the judge, hung my head low and admitted to speeding but was not being reckless (you want to see reckless!? Or me try again!!!)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,834,208
Posted By 14fg
I was on the streetfightered superhawk a couple...

I was on the streetfightered superhawk a couple posts up, I was with the group that met up with you on rt 9 or something? I was with an xrr and some other sumos, as well as an r1, bandit and rc51....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,834,208
Posted By 14fg
Hey! I rode with you this spring on the boston...

Hey! I rode with you this spring on the boston massacre run? gorgeous trumpet, a perfect example of what a motorcycle should be!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,834,208
Posted By 14fg
some of the many of my superhawk streetfighter,...

some of the many of my superhawk streetfighter, this one was on the cabot trail, thought the boats name was perfect backdrop!!

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
haha, thanks guys! i'll swallow a spoon or...

haha, thanks guys! i'll swallow a spoon or something to dig a tunnel out...

and my client? he's a dumba$$ who who has a history of causing more trouble for himself than good :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
ya, it was/is quite the shock from driving here...

ya, it was/is quite the shock from driving here in Massachusetts, up here when the officer is behind you at 15 over the limit, all he wants is to get around you! definitely have/am learning an...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
thanks everyone, I really appreciate you taking...

thanks everyone, I really appreciate you taking the time to give me thoughts opinions & info, hopefully this will go well, or at least not disastrously bad.. couple weeks til my court date, trying...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
thanks so much everyone, I really appreciate the...

thanks so much everyone, I really appreciate the time you took to put in your opinion/experience. i'll do my best to update this after my court date (long as they don't throw me in the slammer!), so...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,226
Posted By 14fg
Oops. Anyone want to give advice on reckless driving tickets to a northerner?

Or feel free to laugh at my stupidity.
I'll try to keep this short and sweet, hopefully this is an appropriate place for this...

I was enroute to knoxville on the bike a couple months ago on the...
Forum: Racing 08-16-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,428
Posted By 14fg
absolutely! my love for dirt was rekindled by a...

absolutely!
my love for dirt was rekindled by a klr250, I rode it to work all week then raced it sundays, want the secret to success? don't stop. I was able to do "decent" racing my klr by just...
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