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Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
Anyone needing tires ? Bridgestone T30 on sale...

Anyone needing tires ? Bridgestone T30 on sale at www.americanmototire.com plus get a $40 rebate on a set from Bridgestone if you buy before April
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By pista
Check out the Bridgestone BT-30 as well. Lots of...

Check out the Bridgestone BT-30 as well. Lots of sport-touring guys love them.

Bridgestone has a $40 rebate per set till the end of March. And www.americanmototire.com has great pricing.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
Looks good! Perhaps paint the one bracket...

Looks good!

Perhaps paint the one bracket black to match the other. Also one of those acorn nutsover the open threads would finish it off nice.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,380
Posted By pista
Sills BMW/Honda (in Parma on Brookpark Rd.) will...

Sills BMW/Honda (in Parma on Brookpark Rd.) will mount any tire on an unmounted wheel that you bring in. Or they will sell you a tire and mount it.

Unfortunately, I have no idea about burgers in...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,504
Posted By pista
Does the Givi e-370(TS,RY) kit light up as all...

Does the Givi e-370(TS,RY) kit light up as all red, brighten for brake lights, then flash amber for turn signals?

Or are both red and amber always lit with red brighter for braking and amber...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28,018
Views: 2,392,105
Posted By pista
Agreed, I definitely will not ride unless it's...

Agreed, I definitely will not ride unless it's daylight.


Regarding advice about "experiencing" Mexico. I will get to see the sights near Oaxaca inluding Puerto Escondido while with my family,...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 28,018
Views: 2,392,105
Posted By pista
Absolutely agree with that sentiment with one...

Absolutely agree with that sentiment with one caveat: I'm considering a MX trip next year and but this would be about the destination and the ride.

I live in Cleveland, OH. My sister and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 22,918
Posted By pista
This is a very good thread, klaviator, keep it...

This is a very good thread, klaviator, keep it coming! I'm really enjoying the "behind the scenes" foray into your world of motorcycling.

BTW, Although there were some random pictures taken (a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 22,918
Posted By pista
Could not afford it back then so had to settle...

Could not afford it back then so had to settle for a Kawasaki KH400. That little two stroke triple sure was a blast though.

So now I have an FJR1300. But I still love the looks of those old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 22,918
Posted By pista
First off, Thank You for your service! I'm...

First off, Thank You for your service!

I'm enjoying this trip down memory lane, klaviator, to the point it brings back my own memories from that era.
My first dream bike was also the FJ1100, and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,751
Posted By pista
Yes, this. And subscribed!

Yes, this.

And subscribed!
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 42,064
Posted By pista
Subscribed. Yup, this one looks good!

Subscribed. Yup, this one looks good!
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 85,436
Posted By pista
Great stuff Dave! :clap

Great stuff Dave! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,749
Posted By pista
That, my friend, is one sweet ride:clap

That, my friend, is one sweet ride:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 34,333
Posted By pista
I'm in! Subscribed...

I'm in! Subscribed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
Happy New Year! The ST is looking like shes...

Happy New Year!

The ST is looking like shes ready to go! And I love your lighting setup, well done.

I'm looking forward to meeting the guys that contribute to this thread. By extension, I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 85,436
Posted By pista
Dave, I'm rather enjoying each installment of...

Dave, I'm rather enjoying each installment of this particular trip. I love the beautiful pics along with your great narrative and insight.
So much so that it really inspires me to use it as a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
I've been eyeballing the highway pegs to help...

I've been eyeballing the highway pegs to help make longer rides more comfortable.

But after sitting on an FJR (not riding though) that had these, my legs rubbed up against the back of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
How aggressive do you have to ride to start...

How aggressive do you have to ride to start dragging the lowered pegs? I'm usually a "flower sniffer" guy, but like to turn it up on occasion.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,811
Posted By pista
Wow! :clap Absolutely impressive on so...

Wow! :clap

Absolutely impressive on so many levels!

Thanks for sharing your experience. I found it to be quite inspiring for following up with my own adventures. Not of the same magnitude...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
The tuning block fits between the shield and the...

The tuning block fits between the shield and the arm that moves up and down so it always holds the bottom of the shield furthur from the cockpit. Since it mounts near to the pivot arms (which act...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
I cannot help with that as i ride 100% pillion...

I cannot help with that as i ride 100% pillion free, and have no top box.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
That's quite possible. Apparently the key is...

That's quite possible.
Apparently the key is finding the right combo to direct air over and around my helmet. Wind noise from clean air doesn't really bother me so much as the constant buffeting...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
On my Gen 1, wind noise from turbulence is my...

On my Gen 1, wind noise from turbulence is my biggest complaint as well.

I have tried the stock, a Rifle with and without a tuning block, and a Cee Bailey reverse flip. The two larger screens did...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
Is that a laminer lip C_Rider? You had some...

Is that a laminer lip C_Rider? You had some tasteful farkels on there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
Wow! :thumbup Now that's really getting the big...

Wow! :thumbup Now that's really getting the big girl ready for some new adventure!:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
I've also been eyeballing a Lower Lakes SS1000...

I've also been eyeballing a Lower Lakes SS1000 because I can start and finish at my house in Cleveland.

The downside of course is riding solo versus the organized group SS rides.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
l'm also in pre-planning mode for 2015. On...

l'm also in pre-planning mode for 2015.

On my short list is a visit to my son stationed at MCAS New River just outside Camp LeJeune in NC and a trip to Naples, FL to visit my parents.
That might...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
How about taking it a step furthur? As in Hyder,...

How about taking it a step furthur? As in Hyder, AK!

Theres not a chance I'd even try it in the manner that some of these riders do. (ie:Pittsburgh, PA to Hyder, AK. 3000 miles in 3 days). But...
Forum: Face plant 12-14-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,741
Posted By pista
Sorry to hear about your injury. I hope you heal...

Sorry to hear about your injury. I hope you heal quick and all the insurance gets sorted out favorably.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
I'm thinking about riding the Huron loop with you...

I'm thinking about riding the Huron loop with you guys. It sounds like a pretty great way to spend a weekend.
Theres a couple of hopefully minor issues to address on my feejer first. Will keep you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
What a cutey pie! Well done on both counts...

What a cutey pie!

Well done on both counts grandpa!
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 752,974
Posted By pista
Very nice! Love that color too. And what a way...

Very nice! Love that color too. And what a way to get her broken in with a 700 mile fly and ride, well done!
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,773
Posted By pista
This has been my experience as well. I...

This has been my experience as well.

I mounted the X-grip so it was slightly askew when unloaded, as described above. When I place my iPhone 4/Otterbox setup into the arms it is very secure.
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 428,075
Posted By pista
I sold my SV1000S and pulled my '05 ZX-10 shock. ...

I sold my SV1000S and pulled my '05 ZX-10 shock. Not sure of miles but it is in excellent condition and ready to swap into your undersprung SV.

$75 PayPal (conus) shipped.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By pista
I'm a fan of both of those Guzzi's. It's...

I'm a fan of both of those Guzzi's.
It's always nice to see someone going against the the usual stream of BMW's, H-D's, etc.

And definitely go with shorter paragraphs and throw in more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
I have not had the pleasure of meeting you Jim,...

I have not had the pleasure of meeting you Jim, but I also am truly sorry to hear about your friend. My prayers go out for her.
A fellow ADV'er, Steve
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
Tires may be a good starting point for curing the...

Tires may be a good starting point for curing the funky handling I have. Seems like the Roadsmart II's should have given me more than 5,000 miles though.

I noticed about comment about the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
First I need to figure out a "handling glitch"...

First I need to figure out a "handling glitch" with my feejer before next spring. Hopefully it's just in need of fresh tires.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 58,129
Posted By pista
Great stuff there Gas Guy! You are using that...

Great stuff there Gas Guy!
You are using that ST the way I had planned on using my FJR last year. But for various reasons I never did.

If you plan on doing another SS1000 or heading down to...
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