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Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Superzoom
If you're open to HD, the 883 Sportster is one of...

If you're open to HD, the 883 Sportster is one of the most home-mechanic friendly bikes you can get. Simple, accessible, cheap and available parts with tons of aftermarket, hydraulic valves. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,002
Posted By Superzoom
The Some Assembly Required forum has lots. ...

The Some Assembly Required forum has lots.

Check this thread, for instance: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=330726
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,981
Posted By Superzoom
What is up with the GINORMOUS tank? It would...

What is up with the GINORMOUS tank? It would have looked so much nicer with a properly scaled tank.

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/BMW-Concept-Path22-P90186897-633x389.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10,618
Views: 1,827,843
Posted By Superzoom
In all seriousness, I assume the bag functions as...

In all seriousness, I assume the bag functions as a pretty effective windshield. Probably as a steering damper as well!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,330
Posted By Superzoom
"Girl's bike." Fucking hate that term worse than...

"Girl's bike." Fucking hate that term worse than I hate bikes with open pipes.

http://themotolady.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Laia-Sanz-Dakar-2015-1.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,441
Posted By Superzoom
I almost bought a Street Triple, then realized it...

I almost bought a Street Triple, then realized it doesn't match my personality. Your bike should match your personality, or perhaps be a fun alter-ego. It seems a lot of people buy bikes based on...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,763
Posted By Superzoom
The timing for this is not great as Honda is...

The timing for this is not great as Honda is getting its butt kicked a little by Yamahas and Ducatis in MotoGP. It might have done better last year when Marc Marquez was walking all over everyone.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-11-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,441
Posted By Superzoom
I would add a V7 into the discussion. You've got...

I would add a V7 into the discussion. You've got a big, powerful, refined bike now. The V7 is opposite in a lot of ways, which would probably be a good thing if you are looking for a complimentary,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,330
Posted By Superzoom
"I like to embarrass sport bikes in the curves on...

"I like to embarrass sport bikes in the curves on my [INSERT RIDICULOUSLY OLD, UNDERPOWERED, UN-SPORTY MODEL OF MOTORYCLE HERE]."

http://www.southbayriders.com/forums/attachments/40290/

And...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,330
Posted By Superzoom
For some reason, in my mind that one pairs nicely...

For some reason, in my mind that one pairs nicely with "I had to lay her down".
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,330
Posted By Superzoom
Your favourite motorcycle-related cliche

How many times have you heard a motorcycle engine being described as "anvil reliable" or "bulletproof"? Is there an engine made after 1980 that isn't reliable as an anvil?

"I revved my bike hard,...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,223
Posted By Superzoom
That's going to make a lousy omelet.

That's going to make a lousy omelet.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
Just wanted to say thanks to Maggot, Mytrook and...

Just wanted to say thanks to Maggot, Mytrook and Skysailor, whose input helped me select the pants in Tall length.

I received the pants, and the Talls, which are supposed to be 33" inseam are...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,468
Posted By Superzoom
I think John Bloor and Polaris have done...

I think John Bloor and Polaris have done wonderful jobs of resurrecting Triumph and Indian with beautiful and reliable machines that make a respectful stylistic nod to the past while being modern...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
Maybe I will get them done professionally. I'm...

Maybe I will get them done professionally. I'm not too worried about the warranty if the pants are of good quality.

Well, I went ahead and ordered the Tall size pants. Thanks everyone for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
Thank you! That is very helpful information and...

Thank you! That is very helpful information and I appreciate the effort you went to. Do you think these pants could be shortened with a regular sewing machine and a bit of skill?
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
It would be amazing if someone with Klim pants...

It would be amazing if someone with Klim pants could measure their inseam for me and tell me how it corresponds to the measurement on the Klim fitment chart.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
That's an interesting suggestion to hem the back....

That's an interesting suggestion to hem the back. I was thinking that these pants couldn't be hemmed because of the side zips, but I could probably hem the back.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Superzoom
Klim Traverse Pants inseam length

I'm about to buy some Klim Traverse pants, but am a bit torn over whether I should get Regular or Tall inseam length.

I've got a 30" waist and a 31.5" inseam measured from WAY up into my crotch...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Superzoom
What you both say makes some good sense. I will...

What you both say makes some good sense. I will take a better look at my fender and see what's what.

I guess I am confused by the fact that some people will add fork braces, and others will ride...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Superzoom
Can I raise my FZ6R's front fender?

I am thinking about raising the front fender on my FZ6R about half an inch so that I can use something with a higher profile than the standard 120/70 17".

I was going to use four metal tabs to...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Superzoom
http://www.laminarlip.com/cruisers.php You...

http://www.laminarlip.com/cruisers.php

You might want to add one of these at the top of your windshield. It will smooth the flow of air and reduce buffeting for sure, although wind noise will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,423
Posted By Superzoom
Grip Puppies might be another way to go, but I...

Grip Puppies might be another way to go, but I suspect you are having more fun coming up with your own solutions.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-26-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,423
Posted By Superzoom
You're doing a great job, but I have to say, I'm...

You're doing a great job, but I have to say, I'm still not a fan of the fairing. I think a basic aftermarket windscreen will look a lot less... interesting.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-11-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,789
Posted By Superzoom
To me, the Ninja 250 makes sense if you want a...

To me, the Ninja 250 makes sense if you want a screamer that you can actually make scream on a regular basis. Most bikes 600cc and up will be pretty understressed at legal speeds and you won't get...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,438
Posted By Superzoom
Judging by the responses, it seems a few people...

Judging by the responses, it seems a few people who are complaining about the methodology of the survey didn't bother to read the explanation of the survey very carefully. For one thing, the results...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-07-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By Superzoom
I rode my Sportster 1200R on gravel a fair bit...

I rode my Sportster 1200R on gravel a fair bit and found it much more stable than my current FZ6R, and I would guess this was mainly due to the Sportster having approx. 30 degree rake vs. the FZ6R's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-05-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,443
Posted By Superzoom
Isn't more rake a good thing off pavement?

Isn't more rake a good thing off pavement?
Forum: Road Warriors 03-29-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,949
Posted By Superzoom
I think part of the frustration (and fun) of...

I think part of the frustration (and fun) of these threads is reading between the lines and figuring out what the OP really wants. My guess is that JNRobert is looking for a fairly exotic bike with...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,275
Posted By Superzoom
I love irony.

I love irony.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,132
Posted By Superzoom
I 72% love it, 28% hate it. Seems to be true for...

I 72% love it, 28% hate it. Seems to be true for me of most modern motorcycle styling.

Needs bigger wheels, more suspension travel, and a different accent colour, then I would 94% love it.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 212,340
Posted By Superzoom
You sold the bike you hated with the worst...

You sold the bike you hated with the worst suspension you've experienced... to your SISTER?
Forum: Road Warriors 03-09-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,960
Posted By Superzoom
The aesthetics of the latest Yamahas can be...

The aesthetics of the latest Yamahas can be argued, but as far as producing innovative, light-weight, high-performing, exciting and even practical and budget-friendly bikes, Yamaha is on a roll. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Superzoom
I had no idea about these dent repair people. ...

I had no idea about these dent repair people. Thanks so much for the suggestions!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Superzoom
It's a really teeny, tiny dent, and I want to do...

It's a really teeny, tiny dent, and I want to do something fairly low effort.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Superzoom
Best way to fill a tiny tank dent

I know this is technically not the right forum to ask this question, as my bike is a 2009 FZ6R, but I know that the collective knowledge in Old's Cool is mindbogglingly broad, and that someone here...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-13-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Superzoom
:wink:

:wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 02-13-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Superzoom
http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/5373...

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/537387/resized_trophy-manager-meme-generator-free-lobotomy-voucher-for-most-uninformed-comment-fea6b1.jpg

At least you didn't recommend a Diavel.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-11-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,834
Posted By Superzoom
...says the person who read almost none of the...

...says the person who read almost none of the thread.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,409
Posted By Superzoom
I think fully upright with ape hangers would be a...

I think fully upright with ape hangers would be a fun way to go, like the bad guy in Akira.

http://www.animationinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Project-AKIRA-CLOWN-JLW.jpg
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