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Forum: The Garage 05-25-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 35,230
Posted By ManiZ
Thanks for the help everyone. I have found a used...

Thanks for the help everyone. I have found a used Handy electric lift locally with side extensions for just a little over what the discounted HF lift would cost me with taxes and delivery. Pretty...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 35,230
Posted By ManiZ
Hi guys. I need some input from the owners before...

Hi guys. I need some input from the owners before I buy it. How's the loading clearance? That ramp seems awfully short. I ride a low-slung cruiser with a long wheelbase that has approx. 7" of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By ManiZ
Very cool. Thank you for sharing.

Very cool. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By ManiZ
Thank you for sharing. What a terrific podcast!...

Thank you for sharing. What a terrific podcast! It had me hooked from the opening line :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By ManiZ
Very cool. I am in SoCal routinely for work. I...

Very cool. I am in SoCal routinely for work. I will keep it mind for the future, especially the Sporkbike Fundamentals class; good stuff!
Forum: Trip Planning 04-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,822
Posted By ManiZ
You will be passing about 2 miles from my house...

You will be passing about 2 miles from my house in Denver, Colorado. Let me know when you come here. I don't ride dirt roads but know all the great paved roads around Denver if you're interested in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By ManiZ
This looks really good; plus they train in Nevada...

This looks really good; plus they train in Nevada as well (half as long a ride from me!). Thank you for sharing. I will keep them in mind for a class in the next year or two. I don't want to sit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By ManiZ
OH SHIT!!! Thank you for posting that one. They...

OH SHIT!!! Thank you for posting that one. They had advertised on Craigslist back in late Fall and I emailed them to enroll but they said it was being cancelled due to snow in the forecast and they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By ManiZ
Need guidance on training classes. Which one to take?

I ride a large metric cruiser and have about 5 years of riding experience. I don't get to ride as often as I'd like and have clocked just under 20,000 miles so far in varying conditions including...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By ManiZ
Gents, excellent input as usual. Thank you. ...

Gents, excellent input as usual. Thank you.

To answer some of the questions you have asked: This repair is indeed for a moto; a late model Yamaha cruiser. It has dual front calipers and the...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 35,230
Posted By ManiZ
Can't see pics.

Can't see pics.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By ManiZ
Thread tap vs. thread "chaser"?

Hi all. I am a garage hack who knows nothing but tries his hand at moto repairs nonetheless (chew on that for a minute). I have a few stripped threads on my front brake caliper. The bolts still hold...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 377,539
Posted By ManiZ
Thank you! Order placed.

Thank you! Order placed.
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,961
Posted By ManiZ
Well, based on this comparison, the C3 records...

Well, based on this comparison, the C3 records very poor video; the color balance is way off and the purple color cast is horrible. Shade or no shade, such color rendering is completely unacceptable...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 377,539
Posted By ManiZ
So...is there a forum discount available? :deal ...

So...is there a forum discount available? :deal

I am interested in the new 3800K H4 bulb.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By ManiZ
I bought TCX X5 boots just months ago. Dang. They...

I bought TCX X5 boots just months ago. Dang. They even have my size in these.
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,013
Posted By ManiZ
Minus33 light weight stuff is phenomenal....

Minus33 light weight stuff is phenomenal. Expensive, but quality merino clothing usually is. As a side bonus, merino wool is naturally anti-microbeal, so it won't stink.

Oh and a big "El Oh El" at...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By ManiZ
I have the Schampa Pharoah. It's long and made of...

I have the Schampa Pharoah. It's long and made of thin fleece plus has a thick windbreaker in front of the neck. Tucks into the jacket all the way around. Works fantastically well. I had the Schampa...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,992
Posted By ManiZ
Hi David. Has the Atlas been tested on...

Hi David. Has the Atlas been tested on vibration-prone high-displacement v-twins? I had a throttle lock before but it would let the throttle slowly return to zero position within 8 seconds or so.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 48,338
Posted By ManiZ
Got my windblock pant liner about a month ago and...

Got my windblock pant liner about a month ago and have only had the chance to try it twice but I have to admit I am underwhelmed. It doesn't get all that warm compared to the Gerbing gloves that run...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 377,539
Posted By ManiZ
Yes, the Raider. Any idea on an ETA?

Yes, the Raider. Any idea on an ETA?
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 377,539
Posted By ManiZ
I am bound to get alternator whine on my bike...

I am bound to get alternator whine on my bike with the reduced power draw of these bulbs. Any way to address that with high-power resistors?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,397
Posted By ManiZ
This book is an excellent general-purpose...

This book is an excellent general-purpose reference. You'll notice the author mentions right on the first page and it is NOT a replacement for the factory service manual. The purpose of this book is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 191,325
Posted By ManiZ
Clutch plate dream catchers! LOL! You guys are...

Clutch plate dream catchers! LOL! You guys are having a great time. I just discovered this thread and look forward to catching up.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,027
Posted By ManiZ
Forcefield Extreme Harness Flite. I never ride...

Forcefield Extreme Harness Flite. I never ride without it, no matter the distance or temp.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,933
Posted By ManiZ
Gerbing's T5 gloves and 'microwire' jacket liner...

Gerbing's T5 gloves and 'microwire' jacket liner plus their dual-temp controller have served me very well over the past 3 years. I did buy their socks last year too, but they were a pain because I...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By ManiZ
Bikepilot, thanks for the input. I am in the...

Bikepilot, thanks for the input. I am in the market for boots as well but had never heard of AXO. The link you posted isn't working, but were they similar to these?...
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,445
Posted By ManiZ
Garage containment mat on a budget; ideas?

I need 2 containment mats for my garage, one per car, to contain snow-melt, rocks etc. the tires will be tracking in. This kind on Amazon...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,579
Posted By ManiZ
Ah, that brought back from memories, especially...

Ah, that brought back from memories, especially of Superior. Thank you sharing.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,315
Posted By ManiZ
My thought exactly. Keep a simple one line window...

My thought exactly. Keep a simple one line window asking for the email address to automatically send the price of whatever item someone happens to be looking at. Would keep it hassle-free for both...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,426
Posted By ManiZ
The news story says he was headed to work.

The news story says he was headed to work.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,049
Posted By ManiZ
Thanks for your input and for going on the trip!...

Thanks for your input and for going on the trip! As a Pakistani American, I should shed some light on the attitude towards women. The negative press focuses on a very small segment of the rural...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,952
Posted By ManiZ
This has to be my favorite FP story. Thank you...

This has to be my favorite FP story. Thank you for resurrecting the thread; I hadn't read it before. You gained wonderful perspective at a (thankfully) minimal physical cost and shared it with us so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,049
Posted By ManiZ
Moin thanks for the PM; amazing RR! The scenery...

Moin thanks for the PM; amazing RR! The scenery is gorgeous. I am a Pakistani American who has only seen the places you are currently riding through in pictures; such shame.

Excellent idea to...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,180
Posted By ManiZ
Pretty cool :clap

Pretty cool :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,752
Posted By ManiZ
I look forward to reading you updates. Looks like...

I look forward to reading you updates. Looks like you're having a ton of fun!

But why do all your pics look like they were taken with the beta version of some first-gen digital camera...or an old...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,813
Posted By ManiZ
Good for you. You did what was right for you and...

Good for you. You did what was right for you and the wife. As someone already said, Alaska will be there when you're ready; perhaps even with the mrs. along.
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,578
Posted By ManiZ
That is a phenomenal job right there. Well done!

That is a phenomenal job right there. Well done!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,444
Posted By ManiZ
Wanted to add one more thing. After my last lane...

Wanted to add one more thing. After my last lane departure incident, I wrote to James Davis (who runs msgroup.org) and asked for advice. He replied quickly with a detailed response but one line...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 24,535
Posted By ManiZ
Hmm...where is the "I hate all cops" crowd today?...

Hmm...where is the "I hate all cops" crowd today?

Hats off to the off-duty cop; he likely saved other people's lives from this douche. Even better to hear the couple escaped with their lives.

I...
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