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Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 06:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,900
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, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 12:26 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 12:21 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 10:31 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,311
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, 03:33 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
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, 06:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,844
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,618
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, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
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, 09:52 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 08:21 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 03:50 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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, 06:00 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 42,605
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...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 82,220
Posted By pista
Thumb That price is still very high. How about...

That price is still very high.

How about $13,749 for an ES or $10,499 for a 2014 A?

Go check out www.powersports360.com
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
If I hadn't just bought my '05, this would be in...

If I hadn't just bought my '05, this would be in my garage next week: http://raleigh.craig...4384013930.html (http://raleigh.craigslist.org/mcy/4384013930.html)
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
Looks like it also has aftermarket screen and...

Looks like it also has aftermarket screen and V-Strom hand guards.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
That's a fine looking feejer there! I love the...

That's a fine looking feejer there! I love the black with black wheels...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
Check out wynpro stuff over on fjrforum.com, he...

Check out wynpro stuff over on fjrforum.com, he sells them over there
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By pista
I would suggest heading south to PA. There are...

I would suggest heading south to PA. There are some nice twisty roads, The National Forest Trails if you're so inclined, and much better scenery imo than just slabbing it to Cleveland or Toronto.
...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By pista
You still have plenty of time, but if you don't...

You still have plenty of time, but if you don't already have a passport or passport card make sure to have them before the trip to Canada.
We have been to the falls numerous times and agree that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13,218
Views: 706,297
Posted By pista
pm sent your way...

pm sent your way...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
Has anyone used Spencers for seat mods? I'm...

Has anyone used Spencers for seat mods? I'm interested in first hand experience.

Apparently Russel is all the rage for the Iron Butt style riders, and their seats do look comfy albeit expensive. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-10-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13,218
Views: 706,297
Posted By pista
Sorry to see them closed as well. Great service...

Sorry to see them closed as well. Great service and parts department, I bought tires, oil, and some gear from them. They also were very helpful in looking up and ordering random Suzuki parts for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 693,951
Posted By pista
I'm picking up a mint '05 FJR w/ABS this weekend....

I'm picking up a mint '05 FJR w/ABS this weekend. $6000. Only 4200miles. The seller bought it new, and had big traveling plans that didn't work out Rode it to work occasionally and never in rain. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By pista
I decided to forego the apparent learning curve...

I decided to forego the apparent learning curve and picked up a nice '05 instead. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By pista
"Auto clutch" FJR, anybody ride one?

I'm in the market for either a used ST1300 or FJR. There are some great deals on the "auto clutch" FJR's. Most of them being low mileage bikes.
I get shifting once underway. My question is how...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,562
Posted By pista
I'm in. The interesting feature for me about...

I'm in. The interesting feature for me about this product is that it alerts drivers to deceleration. (And it uses modern technology). I like the idea of having an indication that I'm rolling off...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By pista
Thanks for sharing, I am now planning on doing...

Thanks for sharing, I am now planning on doing this in "tourist" class!
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,618
Posted By pista
Glad I saved all my e-mails from them about...

Glad I saved all my e-mails from them about voiding my warranty, the welts not holding up, etc. Just forwarded them to a supervisor there...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 404,618
Posted By pista
I ordered mine in December and asked for an...

I ordered mine in December and asked for an additional 1" of height. They gave me all kinds of grief about modifying it based on how they spend time designing what is best, most comfortable, etc....
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