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Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
All makes sense to me!!

All makes sense to me!!
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 02:39 PM
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Views: 1,100,290
Posted By SnickterP
Curious, why the Shinko 705 in the winter? Better...

Curious, why the Shinko 705 in the winter? Better wet traction? I know the K60 is rough in the wet (definitely feel mine slip a bit)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2014, 08:19 AM
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Views: 1,638,167
Posted By SnickterP
I signed up for EZPASS last year. Got 4, 2 for my...

I signed up for EZPASS last year. Got 4, 2 for my cars and 2 for my bikes. The car ones were the older larger styled ones. The moto ones are the new small style with an M printed on it. Works well...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,038
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Posted By SnickterP
Well since we're showing smaller bore offroaders,...

Well since we're showing smaller bore offroaders, heres my KLX250SF. Northwestrider, having a kickstarter is probably pretty nice to have. Im thinking of adding one to this bike. Before I got a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 09:35 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
That's really quite impressive. I'm looking...

That's really quite impressive. I'm looking forward to many miles with these
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 08:10 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!

Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 10:00 PM
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Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
Yep that's the one downside I've heard of this...

Yep that's the one downside I've heard of this setup. I'll be sure to keep that in mind!
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 08:32 PM
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Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
Finally wore out the stock Z8's and needed some...

Finally wore out the stock Z8's and needed some new rubber. Went with the TKC/K60 Combo. So far, I have to say I am very pleased. Road manners are still great. Likes twisties just as much as before....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
I, too, have purchased my Kawasaki from them....

I, too, have purchased my Kawasaki from them. Sales guys are not bad to deal with. Their service and parts department is a pure pleasure though. Never had any issues with warranty work, and had them...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
Nice pano, get one with more of your NC next time!

Nice pano, get one with more of your NC next time!
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
I guess some people could argue both my bikes as...

I guess some people could argue both my bikes as boring, klx250sf and nc700x, but they sure never bore me! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
That's exactly correct sir. It's a great setup

That's exactly correct sir. It's a great setup
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 08:06 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
I actually own both! Got the VPS first in the...

I actually own both! Got the VPS first in the fall. They have an adjustable and removeable piece so they're great for when it's warmer and when the weather starts getting cooler. However, once temps...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 09:23 PM
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Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
These photos are much appreciated! Can't wait to...

These photos are much appreciated! Can't wait to contribute some more like these of my own! For now, this is the best that I can do...

http://i.imgur.com/euF6Kr8.png
Both my bikes
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 02:54 PM
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Views: 1,100,290
Posted By SnickterP
Ah awesome thanks!

Ah awesome thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 10:52 AM
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Posted By SnickterP
Thanks Ryan! I've been looking into it and it...

Thanks Ryan! I've been looking into it and it does seem very straightforward so I will not hesitate to do it. The easy valve adjustments was one of the main reasons I went with the NC instead of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
Good to know, than you both for the info! Less...

Good to know, than you both for the info! Less than 1k till I have to take a look, was considering letting the dealer do it but everyone makes it sound fairly simple i'll likely do it myself.
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
Those of you past 8,000 mi...how was your valve...

Those of you past 8,000 mi...how was your valve clearance at that interval? I've heard almost everyone say they were spot on, almost wondering if its worth tearing down to check them at all...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
Shield looks good. I have the Honda that i'm...

Shield looks good. I have the Honda that i'm pretty pleased with. This one seems like it would be a tad more effective/bigger
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
Makes sense to me! Sounds like the combo of the...

Makes sense to me! Sounds like the combo of the two is the way to go. Thanks :)
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 12:47 PM
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Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
Any pro to using a TKC in the rear as well? Or is...

Any pro to using a TKC in the rear as well? Or is that not as recommended due to it wearing quicker? I believe that is what I had heard about them, and a strong point for the K60. But that would make...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
How is the TKC in the wet? Just as mediocre i'd...

How is the TKC in the wet? Just as mediocre i'd imagine? I ride in the rain in NY often as long as its not a downpour or thunderstorm, so this is of some interest to me. The stock Metzeler Z8's are...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 10:10 PM
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Views: 1,100,290
Posted By SnickterP
Yes, I second the comparisons. When the NC was...

Yes, I second the comparisons. When the NC was first released, I was pretty sure I wanted it as my next bike, but I was worried id loose out too much on the tossability and manuverability of my 250...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
That's great to hear! Perhaps I will upgrade...

That's great to hear! Perhaps I will upgrade sooner than I originally planned if they've lasted you this long. I just feel bad tossing tires that are still good. Did the same on my KLX, put on Avon...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 08:58 AM
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Views: 279,608
Posted By SnickterP
Hey all! Had my NC700X since June, put almost...

Hey all! Had my NC700X since June, put almost 8,000 miles on it since then mostly commuting but some trips to Upstate NY as well as a tad bit of off roading. Plan on doing the TKC80/K60 combo once i...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 05:46 AM
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Views: 1,100,290
Posted By SnickterP
Unfortunately I only installed the pipe on about...

Unfortunately I only installed the pipe on about two weeks ago and ice has been keeping me off the road this past week. My one fill with it was noticeably lower (low 60s), but I think that was mainly...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 10:49 PM
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Posted By SnickterP
Nothing at all wrong with a little off road with...

Nothing at all wrong with a little off road with the NC. I've done it a few times, new tires coming soon! Since we're talking pics, here are a few of mine!

http://i.imgur.com/hbKdfyv.png
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-18-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,167
Posted By SnickterP
They hate their wives/husbands more than work...

They hate their wives/husbands more than work itself?
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 81,849
Posted By SnickterP
I vote 700X because I have one as well :)

I vote 700X because I have one as well :)
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
I think he sounds like Christoph Waltz. ...

I think he sounds like Christoph Waltz.


And I must say, after being sweet on the NC700X last year and on the fence about it, I finally bought one! Once I heard about the cb500x I was sure I...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2013, 09:00 AM
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Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Thanks for posting these, keep em coming! Makes...

Thanks for posting these, keep em coming! Makes me get a decent feel for what this bike should be capable of.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Any ideas what they're saying about it in this...

Any ideas what they're saying about it in this video? Youtube CC doesn't seem to translate this one
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Laugh Thank you for the link!

Thank you for the link!
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2013, 05:46 PM
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Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Thumb So far i'm liking what I'm reading and watching...

So far i'm liking what I'm reading and watching :wink:
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
I might have to do the same, I am eagerly...

I might have to do the same, I am eagerly anticipating its arrival. I hope it comes sooner though!
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Hah awesome, that rider is on what I'm currently...

Hah awesome, that rider is on what I'm currently riding and looking to trade for a CB500X (KLX250!)
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
My KLX has 17" wheels all around. While not may...

My KLX has 17" wheels all around. While not may not be optimal on some dirt, its certainly doable and not too bad
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Thank you all for the replies. I know it's just a...

Thank you all for the replies. I know it's just a look of an adventure bike, and that's fine because it will just be a daily commuter for me. But I still do get curious about dirt trails and I was...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 922,777
Posted By SnickterP
Does anyone have any thoughts as to wether the...

Does anyone have any thoughts as to wether the ABS will be able to be switched off or not? I feel like for loose surfaces, ABS isn't a good idea
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,983
Posted By SnickterP
Those shinko's look great. I don't do much off...

Those shinko's look great. I don't do much off pavement stuff, but when my current set runs out, i might be replacing with those. Currently, I have an Avon Pro Extreme Rain up front and a Distanzia...
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