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Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Hey! I like my squid stripes- gotta have some...

Hey! I like my squid stripes- gotta have some color.

http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa411/richtintera/P1010839.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Have you been to VFRD?...

Have you been to VFRD? (http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/index.php/forum/63-equipment-and-gear/)
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,277
Posted By rich tintera
Looks like Quasimodo.

Looks like Quasimodo.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,473
Posted By rich tintera
When's the last time you went to the eye doctor?...

When's the last time you went to the eye doctor? :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,473
Posted By rich tintera
You'd think one of the pics would be of the bike...

You'd think one of the pics would be of the bike lifted then. It would be a rude surprise to have that trick suspension take a shit at speed :yikes
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,473
Posted By rich tintera
That pic makes it look like the engine is sitting...

That pic makes it look like the engine is sitting on the ground, and the frame is parked about 4 feet behind it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,473
Posted By rich tintera
A WTF bike on Craigslist

I'm always checking out the current crop of used bikes on Craigslist even though I'm not in the market for a new ride. This one (http://lincoln.craigslist.org/mcy/4740045248.html)caught my eye. He...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,211
Posted By rich tintera
Don't dismiss the KLR. I'm about your dimensions,...

Don't dismiss the KLR. I'm about your dimensions, and my KLR fits me perfectly. It's a great town bike, reliable, cheap, and gets good gas mileage. Let 'em joke, there's a reason they have a big...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Nice write-up! Curious- despite the new bike's...

Nice write-up! Curious- despite the new bike's apparently upgraded charging system, are you going to add a volt meter?
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
I had (and still have) an '03 KLR. About 3 years...

I had (and still have) an '03 KLR. About 3 years ago I got a hankering for a highway bike. I had no idea what I wanted, so I looked at everything 600cc and up. One day I came across an ad for a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,788
Posted By rich tintera
[QUOTE=jerdog53;25182841]http://i723.photobucket.c...

[QUOTE=jerdog53;25182841]http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww235/blackburbstayup/scrambler-4.jpg

What is that little fender thing on the back wheel called? That may be functional, but style-wise...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,840
Posted By rich tintera
If there were message boards when Vetter fairings...

If there were message boards when Vetter fairings first came out, someone would have asked: "why don't the big 4 offer frame mounted fairings?", to which someone else would have said "because there's...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,343
Posted By rich tintera
That's me- I had my KLR for years, then got a...

That's me- I had my KLR for years, then got a hankering for a road bike and got a VFR. Best of both worlds.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,791
Posted By rich tintera
Yeah, the bike has a lot to do with it- it's a...

Yeah, the bike has a lot to do with it- it's a 2003 vfr800 and I have a 34" inseam. I did put on lowering blocks for the pegs, and it helps some (I think). The ergos aren't that bad, but after an...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,791
Posted By rich tintera
Bent knees and pain

Is there anyone here who doesn't experience pain in the knees after a few hours in the saddle? I thought it was universal, but asking the question of "why the pain" in a message board devoted to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
I gotta ask: if 8 spoke wheels were the norm,...

I gotta ask: if 8 spoke wheels were the norm, would everyone go apeshit over the 5 spokers?
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
[QUOTE=MapMaster;24523696]#1 - Are you asking...

[QUOTE=MapMaster;24523696]#1 - Are you asking specifically about the VTEC engine itself? If so, it's pretty solid, but a major PITA to do valve maintenance on, and cam chain tensioners are a wear...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,830
Posted By rich tintera
I'm so dumb that i don't know if you're joking or...

I'm so dumb that i don't know if you're joking or not :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,830
Posted By rich tintera
Upside down forks?

Educate me on upside down forks. I've never had a bike with them. If they're so advantageous, why don't all bike come with them stock? Why would they cost more to make than "regular" forks?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Viethorse, You painted that yourself, didn't...

Viethorse,
You painted that yourself, didn't you? I seem to recall a thread in another forum where you were looking for the measurements. It turned out great!
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
This shield was on my bike when I bought it....

This shield was on my bike when I bought it. Maybe someone could ID it. Really great wind protection. I'm 6'3".

http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa411/richtintera/P1010727.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,450
Posted By rich tintera
VFR800s are pretty nice.

VFR800s are pretty nice.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By rich tintera
That rear view picture is distracting and takes...

That rear view picture is distracting and takes up too much real estate.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,751
Posted By rich tintera
VFR800. :deal

VFR800. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,805
Posted By rich tintera
OK, I've read the whole thread, and I'm still not...

OK, I've read the whole thread, and I'm still not sure on the proper usage of these whips. The guy is tailgating you, are you supposed to brake and come along side him and whip his vehicle? And he...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,681
Posted By rich tintera
That Wolfman bag looks like it belongs there.

That Wolfman bag looks like it belongs there.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Sounds like a plan :freaky

Sounds like a plan :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Reading this thread is driving me crazy. The...

Reading this thread is driving me crazy. The streets here have been snow and ice covered for the last 2 weeks, but if the weather sites are right, it should all be gone within the next week and I can...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Man, that really looks minty. Congrats!

Man, that really looks minty. Congrats!
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,984
Posted By rich tintera
Tell us more about wrapping bikes in vinyl. You...

Tell us more about wrapping bikes in vinyl. You said remove the stickers- would the sticker edges show through the vinyl? What would a wrap cost, and is it something average Joe could do at home? ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,992
Posted By rich tintera
You really do need one of each. I had my '03 KLR...

You really do need one of each. I had my '03 KLR for about 5 years, then got a hankering for a sportier bike, and got a "03 VFR. It's the best of both worlds. The KLR is perfect in town with the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,929
Posted By rich tintera
They gave you three steps, What more can you ask...

They gave you three steps, What more can you ask for?
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Take along a water bottle and eat a couple of...

Take along a water bottle and eat a couple of preemptive Tylenols before you even take off. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,438
Posted By rich tintera
You don't mess with perfection. :deal

You don't mess with perfection. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 183,760
Posted By rich tintera
Why am I suddenly hungry for lemon meringue pie?

Why am I suddenly hungry for lemon meringue pie?
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Beautiful bike! Mine's similar. Rim stripes are a...

Beautiful bike! Mine's similar. Rim stripes are a nice way to add a little color to a monochromatic bike and they're reflective:
http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa411/richtintera/P1010713-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,309
Posted By rich tintera
"How the fuck is that possible?":rofl Good...

"How the fuck is that possible?":rofl

Good job! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,237
Posted By rich tintera
IMHO, if they would have dropped the tail down a...

IMHO, if they would have dropped the tail down a few inches and given it a real world seat it would have been a lot more attractive.
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 46,503
Posted By rich tintera
Dumb question- does wiring the voltmeter to any...

Dumb question- does wiring the voltmeter to any wire which is hot when the key is "on" yield the same readout as wiring the voltmeter directly to the battery?
I think I'll be ordering one in the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,088
Posted By rich tintera
Oops! Here it is: ...

Oops! Here it is:
http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/index.php/topic/66234-new-sargent-seat-pia-to-latch/page__p__775413__fromsearch__1#entry775413
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