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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By stretchmoney
I got an Aprilia RSVR 2 years back from a self...

I got an Aprilia RSVR 2 years back from a self confessed"Wheelie god".
He went through 3 SV1000 engines killed by 10 mile long+ wheelies.
The Aprillia has a dry sump/seperate oil tank setup, which...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,073
Posted By stretchmoney
awesome! Are you going "modern" running gear,...

awesome!
Are you going "modern" running gear, old frame and engine on this?
I love those bikes-have you ever seen the Performance Bikes Obsession series Z1?
If not, you should!
Forum: Face plant 02-14-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,316
Posted By stretchmoney
Ray you ignorant slut! So sorry about your...

Ray you ignorant slut!
So sorry about your accident man it sucks.
I don't think you mentioned how the Strom is doing?
I hope you heal up before I buy us a trip to the Colin Edwards Boot camp this...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-07-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,938
Posted By stretchmoney
HOLY SHIT1 That looks so fun! WIll you ride it...

HOLY SHIT1
That looks so fun! WIll you ride it in the snow?

Before Cambodia?
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 117,342
Posted By stretchmoney
Hayden was world champ in 2006. In 2007 Pedrosa...

Hayden was world champ in 2006.
In 2007 Pedrosa was second behind Stoner, Hayden was 8th.
2007 was the first year of the 800cc bikes and this was the year you are thinking of-it was a tiny bike...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 117,342
Posted By stretchmoney
OLD rule. gears got out of hand a way way back...

OLD rule. gears got out of hand a way way back when they had 50cc and 80cc classes, there was a suzuki that had 17 gears!

There is a certain year of Cagiva mito125 that has 7 gears and is a real...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By stretchmoney
Check out your suspension settings first, then...

Check out your suspension settings first, then depending on where you are in the range, maybe a respring or revalve may be in order.
Make sure your tire pressures are good as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By stretchmoney
Wow, you're brave huh? Sure could've gone bad...

Wow, you're brave huh?
Sure could've gone bad if you out the wrong allen wrench on that to test it out.

Sorry, could not resist.
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,817
Views: 1,653,134
Posted By stretchmoney
I don't understand why Honda hasn't re-issued the...

I don't understand why Honda hasn't re-issued the cb 350 with Fuel Injection.
Make everything else Identical to old stuff (aka-hipsters have NOS parts) minus FI stuff, no airbox, and sit around...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,050
Posted By stretchmoney
Sorry you are getting some attitude here, ADV...

Sorry you are getting some attitude here, ADV folks are generally nice folks, even more so in person!

So get NICER forum, please, we a re trying to keep a GIRL In MOTORCYCLING Here. No sexism...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-12-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,782
Posted By stretchmoney
I should start going through a thread before I...

I should start going through a thread before I open my dumb mouth.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,782
Posted By stretchmoney
A vx800 was my first bike. In Tucson, AZ. USA....

A vx800 was my first bike. In Tucson, AZ.
USA.
We had 'em.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,092
Posted By stretchmoney
I think you are "new " to bikes? Most point...

I think you are "new " to bikes?

Most point to the 93? Ducati Monster900 as starting the "modern" naked/streetfighter thing.
AND, most will not call anything out of a factory a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-31-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By stretchmoney
rim hole #

Are they the same number of spokes?
Will your rim be the same number of spokes on his hub?
That's a start.
then calculate hub flange difference for spoke length.
You may be able to keep the old...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 445,528
Posted By stretchmoney
fish grease?

Just started at the top of this thread-2013 and most have switch trouble, them getting stuck. I work on bicycles and a typical problem with some shifters-the rapid fire type-is that the "fish"grease...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By stretchmoney
Depending on the salvage company, they can...

Depending on the salvage company, they can probably guide you throughh the process.
I live in Mass, bought the bike from argo, in NH, and they had a guy that would inspect after you rebuilt. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,242
Posted By stretchmoney
If you can do some work, e bay some parts, do it....

If you can do some work, e bay some parts, do it.
If you need to pay anyone to fix things, it may not be a great value in the end.
I did this in 2006, got a 2005 honda cbr600rr for $5500, 2200...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 33,018
Posted By stretchmoney
A p-twin will always be lighter than a v-twin. A...

A p-twin will always be lighter than a v-twin. A shared wall does 2 jobs for the weight of one.
Exception:How did Aprillia build that 450-550 V twin and get the whole bike so light? 230 lbs on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,221
Posted By stretchmoney
Yes!

This is what I want to say to everyone who stops riding, or especially the folks who go out of the way to tell you that you are a death cheating idiot because his friend once died on one of those...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 649,300
Posted By stretchmoney
This "Crossplane crank" business has NO business...

This "Crossplane crank" business has NO business being mentioned with this bike. They say that, then state it has an "even firing order", which every triple should, right?
I see this lame shit...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,145
Posted By stretchmoney
This sounds awesome, if can afford it. I have run...

This sounds awesome, if can afford it. I have run into some guys with bandit 1200/1250's that say they wish they got the 600, as it gets waaaay better mileage, and the power isn't really shit. I miss...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,567
Posted By stretchmoney
adventure on YOUR bike.

I really get sick of the narrow mindedness on here sometimes. My pal Ray has Wee strom, and I have gone everywhere he has on either a 05 cbr600rr, or Gsxr 750. Was it amazingly comfortable? No. Did...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By stretchmoney
Nope, wife mentioned in article. Kind of her idea...

Nope, wife mentioned in article. Kind of her idea as well.
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,932
Posted By stretchmoney
NIce ride!

Would cut off an arm (after) for a ride on one of these or the RSV4.
Want to "Tuono " my 2001 RSVR in the worst way.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,665
Posted By stretchmoney
Pedrosa is NOT Italian

Haven't you figured that out from the famous "motivational" poster on this thread multiple times?

And I DO think Hayden is most likely a very nice guy, very real.
I like hearing all the good...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,118
Posted By stretchmoney
The Honda DN-01 didn't inspire a damn thing, it...

The Honda DN-01 didn't inspire a damn thing, it is more scooter than motorcycle. CVT tranny I think? Big twist and go? Sales flop I think?
The Diavel might owe something to the V-Max, as they are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,185
Posted By stretchmoney
I'd bet that most of the parts on that green are...

I'd bet that most of the parts on that green are sportclassic parts, maybe the Paul Smart, maybe a different one.
My first thought was GT1000, but those have a dual shock rear, and the green meanie...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,267,688
Posted By stretchmoney
I thought all the BMW boxer bikes used a...

I thought all the BMW boxer bikes used a diaphragm spring car style clutch, I would be sure the S1000rr uses a typical "motorcycle style clutch".
Start correcting me now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 116,195
Posted By stretchmoney
Before I knew to countersteer, I was a very shit...

Before I knew to countersteer, I was a very shit rider. I needed three lanes to take a right turn as fast as my friends using one lane. I scared the crap out of them. They were like "lean that shit...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 65,993
Posted By stretchmoney
Some of these replies I find funny. Some say...

Some of these replies I find funny. Some say "bike x was boring/scary/shit brakes/suspension" ?
I will say that a bike has crap motor, suspension, brakes, engine, but will say that makes it kind...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,651
Posted By stretchmoney
why in the hell has Honda not put these up...

why in the hell has Honda not put these up against ninja 250's all these years?
They look like little Ducati monsters! Awesome!
Also, Suzuki Bandit 400's are also very cool, trellis frame as well,...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 97,417
Posted By stretchmoney
Awesome work!, The chainguard looks 100% pro...

Awesome work!,
The chainguard looks 100% pro made, like a bicycle frame.
Parts on my RSVR look worse!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,443
Posted By stretchmoney
Really nice "solarization" effect on those pics, ...

Really nice "solarization" effect on those pics,
Unstable rider.
Forum: Racing 12-20-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 86,575
Posted By stretchmoney
I know that the Loudon/Laconia track was way...

I know that the Loudon/Laconia track was way different back then, before the car oval, but the bowl used to be ran in the opposite direction then today huh?
And is the TZ in that last pic a 250 or...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 316,493
Posted By stretchmoney
Why do they all weigh near 400 lbs?

I once rode the Aprilia 450 sxv. supposdly 225-250 wet and ready to ride, full tank full whatever, was so light it scared me. Every clench of my butt made the thing change direction, every minute...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,346
Posted By stretchmoney
He moved down there to work at a brewery called...

He moved down there to work at a brewery called DuckRabbit,
And is in the process of moving to near another brewery west of that called Oskar Blues, Asheville or Greenville maybe?
Supposed to have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By stretchmoney
Rides within Tucson, I lived there for ten years...

Rides within Tucson, I lived there for ten years , but only rode for the last one or two.
Mt Lemon highway, get up top, grab a slice of pie. Some of the roads west out of town via Speedway or Grant...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,176
Posted By stretchmoney
And yeah it did sound like a good person, so just...

And yeah it did sound like a good person, so just get mad at his insurance company, not him.
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,176
Posted By stretchmoney
Do NOT give in!

Whether or not the driver at fault saw you is of no consequence, they pulled in front of you against your right-of-way.
If you get less than what you want from his insurance company, take your bike...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,346
Posted By stretchmoney
My buddy Ray (Mr. Ray of adv fame, and he lives...

My buddy Ray (Mr. Ray of adv fame, and he lives in NC, and has a v strom 650) has a 650 strom. It does not have a hydraulic clutch, and is easy as all hell to ride. I don't like the buffeting behind...
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