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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 677,400
Posted By Shastarider
i am running a Shoei Neotech with my RK. like it...

i am running a Shoei Neotech with my RK. like it very much.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Good question. From what i can find, most refer...

Good question. From what i can find, most refer to it as a bypass.

I have geiven strong consideration to the fan kit but the bike cam with an IMS tank so it seems from what I gather it may not...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Another FNG question.... Anyone running the...

Another FNG question....

Anyone running the Samco and Evans coolant combo to assist with cooling in the tight slow terrain?

Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Spot on, thanks guys. I am a long way short of...

Spot on, thanks guys. I am a long way short of 6'8". I'm have a buddy who is a very serious desert rider that thought I could really benefit from the rise and get some more leverage. When...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
A couple pages ago I asked for some advice on a...

A couple pages ago I asked for some advice on a possible 525exc purchase. Well, I did it and really like it.
Question for the experts. How much much can I raise the bars and not have to get new...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Tell me about it, this is hard for me to even...

Tell me about it, this is hard for me to even think about. My DRZ has been very reliable but at 15 years, change would be nice just for a change. I would take my curent bike anywhere and as far as...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Thanks guys. I will pull the trigger and update...

Thanks guys. I will pull the trigger and update after I do

So you think this will be a step up from my DRZ ? Hahbahah
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Thanks for the quick replies. It has a larger...

Thanks for the quick replies. It has a larger tank, stock I assume skid plate (plastic), a KTM guard for the exhaust, bark busters, all lights work and it is in very good shape. One of the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,758
Views: 1,425,794
Posted By Shastarider
Fair deal 525exc

Need a bit of help. What is a fair price on a well maintained 07 525exc? 7k miles? Primarily used as a commuter. Any help on this would be appreciated.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,046
Views: 3,735,036
Posted By Shastarider
Tell us about the wheels, nice job BTW. I have...

Tell us about the wheels, nice job BTW. I have often considered doing that with my 1050.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,423
Posted By Shastarider
I have been on one Gold Wing and was shocked how...

I have been on one Gold Wing and was shocked how light it was coming off the side stand due to th very low CG. I would agree you should give it a try.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By Shastarider
Went from with the full Racetrch set up front and...

Went from with the full Racetrch set up front and rear, huge improvement on my 1050.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By Shastarider
I have extensive experience on 2008, 2010 and...

I have extensive experience on 2008, 2010 and 2012 Electra Glide. There is a 2009 RK in the garage now. The RK came available at a screaming price and I wanted to try something different.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,536
Posted By Shastarider
Shampoo, Are looking at the 800 Tiger or a...

Shampoo,
Are looking at the 800 Tiger or a 1050? You sound like a frugal consumer. 1050's can be had a a ridiculous price for the level of performance you get. I can't speak for the 800's but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,972
Posted By Shastarider
I have "heard" in the L.E . Motor world it is not...

I have "heard" in the L.E . Motor world it is not uncommon when someone gets a new bike to have a partner kick it over just to get it over with.:lol3. One of the hardest things to get over is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,657
Posted By Shastarider
Something I have not read in the earlier posts...

Something I have not read in the earlier posts for you to think about. If you are making a u-turn onto a multi lane road, try your best to get to the point that you do not float at past the lane...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 190,146
Posted By Shastarider
Just a suggestion......have you considered...

Just a suggestion......have you considered loosely pairing with police motor comps? They will very like to not want have an official tie due to the lawyers and such as you mentioned. Be that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 190,146
Posted By Shastarider
Great thread. I cannot understand for the life...

Great thread. I cannot understand for the life of me why this has not really taken off outside of Japan. Local races should be as easy to find as auto-cross!

Can anyone say how well the $50.00...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Shastarider
I wish the SoCal folks could see it first hand to...

I wish the SoCal folks could see it first hand to fully understand the problem. Water is always a big deal in California
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Shastarider
Where u at now?

Where u at now?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Shastarider
Most importantly, it's a great ride on that road....

Most importantly, it's a great ride on that road. You will enjoy, watch for Bigfoot.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Shastarider
You will be fine this year. Our drought is...

You will be fine this year. Our drought is very bad so snow should not be an issue. The route a couple of posts up heading down 49 is a blast. You would not be disappointed taking it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By Shastarider
It will be 83 this weekend in Redding I would...

It will be 83 this weekend in Redding I would not worry about it. Our winter has been very, very weak. Snow this past storm was down to 2500' but is already melting off. Prior to this last...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,758
Posted By Shastarider
Biggest difference for HD prior to the 14's is...

Biggest difference for HD prior to the 14's is better charging system and oil cooler and no cat. Other than that not much more.

14's have hotter cams than civi bikes. 14's do run strong. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,758
Posted By Shastarider
It really depends on each bike. Some departments...

It really depends on each bike. Some departments change the every two years regardless of miles. Generally speaking many are maintained better than civi bikes. Services not the city dimes lit is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,864
Posted By Shastarider
Wobble

I am curious to put one of those stabilizers on an 09 or later just to see the difference. I have had reason to push an e-glide past the speeds mentioned on sweepers with 100 pounds on add on stuff...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Shastarider
No mention of the Burger Barn in Madd River? A...

No mention of the Burger Barn in Madd River? A Hwy 36 must stop!
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,864
Posted By Shastarider
Also look at racetech springs and gold valves for...

Also look at racetech springs and gold valves for comparison. Just did my forks and what a difference.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,149
Posted By Shastarider
I dont think you find another bike on the used...

I dont think you find another bike on the used market that will give you so much for the money. I consider it an "adult sport bike". I have done over 10 hours of twisty roads and was ready for more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shastarider
That is a boat load of great info!!!! ...

That is a boat load of great info!!!!

Cheers and Happy New Year!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shastarider
Brain you may have me confused with another rider...

Brain you may have me confused with another rider reagarding the PM....just checked my messages and nothing to you.....now I did hit up a fellow inmate regarding n FXRP out of your neck of the woods....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shastarider
Thank you for the info everyone! Gezerbike,...

Thank you for the info everyone!

Gezerbike, Your idea of brining out the dual sports sounds great. We may have to look into that as well. We are still up in the air about trailering. I am...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-27-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shastarider
Good questions......we would probably do a...

Good questions......we would probably do a combination camping and hotels. Let's just say one of the party is a it more "frugal":D

Thanks for the info on hydration with the low humidity and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Shastarider
Colorado info please

Planning on a 6-7 day tour of your fine state in 2014 with two other buddies. It will be all pavement. We generally like to ride 10-12 hours a day in the twisties. Couple of questions from you Mile...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By Shastarider
If you have only two days and want to keep the...

If you have only two days and want to keep the mileage down around 200 a day I would just take Hwy 1 all the way up to Fort Bragg. There are plenty of roads that go east and west between Hwy 1 and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,001
Posted By Shastarider
Bring him to Alices Saturday morning!

Bring him to Alices Saturday morning!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,001
Posted By Shastarider
The way things are going up here in FarNorCal,...

The way things are going up here in FarNorCal, weather may not be an issue. We have been bone dry for this time of year so you may get lucky.

I would hammer the shit out of the coast, head up...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,759
Posted By Shastarider
Very nice. Not an FXRS however......the FXRS...

Very nice. Not an FXRS however......the FXRS had dual disks up front. I had a 93 FXRSTC.....the "convertible" with the same paint scheme...Loved it....Bought it from Dudley Perkins, first street...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 25,475
Posted By Shastarider
The 2014's they are getting are quite an...

The 2014's they are getting are quite an improvement from the previous model year. Of course there will be a segment of riders who love their RTP's. The RTP is a good bike. So is the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 677,400
Posted By Shastarider
New frame

I have a different opinion from the last post. The new frame is a very nice improvement. For reference I over the last 5 years I have had the opportunity to ride extensively an 08', 10', and now a...
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