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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 350,845
Posted By Skowinski
Oh yeah, that captures it, out there, way out...

Oh yeah, that captures it, out there, way out there. I wanna go!
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,436
Posted By Skowinski
I'd settle for a pay cut to $1M Euros a year!...

I'd settle for a pay cut to $1M Euros a year! :lol3

Seriously, I would, but seriously, Lorenzo is far from done and going downhill. I think he is in some sort of slump now, but I expect him at...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 246,703
Posted By Skowinski
I though he already decided that... :evil

I though he already decided that... :evil
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 246,703
Posted By Skowinski
Doohan, always struck me he had a unique, and...

Doohan, always struck me he had a unique, and perhaps odd, style.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
Love the color!

Love the color!
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
Agreed on the suspension upgrades vs more power....

Agreed on the suspension upgrades vs more power. It's usually always better to go after better suspension and handling first. That being said, too much power is just enough. :nod

Front brakes - I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Nice! Where did the skid plate come from?

Nice! Where did the skid plate come from?
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
I have a Pegaso, and also a KLR650. The KLR is a...

I have a Pegaso, and also a KLR650. The KLR is a heavy underpowered pig, has flaccid suspension, and steers like a runaway watermelon truck with a flat tire in loose sand or gravel. But, it's a way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
I'm not sure I can say much about off-road...

I'm not sure I can say much about off-road capabilities, aside from gravel roads, which the pegaso does just fine on. It is a heavy bike and certainly doesn't have "dirt bike" suspension. I think...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
I've thought about some performance upgrades for...

I've thought about some performance upgrades for my Hayabusa, but then I stop and realize the damn thing is stupidly fast just like it is. :lol3
Forum: Racing 06-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,202
Posted By Skowinski
I'm kinda puzzled by Crutchlow's complaining, it...

I'm kinda puzzled by Crutchlow's complaining, it is clear enough to the rest of the world what he was climbing onto with the Ducati deal. He had to know better than most of us what he was getting...
Forum: Racing 06-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,202
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, for once Marquez is not at the front right...

Wow, for once Marquez is not at the front right from the start of free practices... wonder how long that will last, probably until FP3. :lol2
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
I read that for 2001 and up models in the first 2...

I read that for 2001 and up models in the first 2 or 3 gears the ignition timing is changed a bit to soften the power delivery. The TRE modifications you may have heard about (a cheap, simple unit...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
That's odd, a friend has a 2000 model, my...

That's odd, a friend has a 2000 model, my understanding is they were the same as the unrestricted 99. I rode it and didn't notice much difference in the power/throttle response compared to my 04. ...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Skowinski
I bought a used Mofset RR from a low mileage 08...

I bought a used Mofset RR from a low mileage 08 Honda CBR600 off Ebay for $40, and along with a $40 wiring kit (nice waterproof connectors) from Eastern Beaver did the RR upgrade on my Aprilia...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 61,358
Posted By Skowinski
That's a beautiful 99, always loved that color...

That's a beautiful 99, always loved that color scheme. :freaky
Forum: Racing 06-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,202
Posted By Skowinski
Marquez is a juggernaut, but I'm still hoping to...

Marquez is a juggernaut, but I'm still hoping to see Rossi pull the rabbit out of the hat. It's a tough one for him to pull off with MM and Jorge out there (assuming JL is still on form, holee sheeit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 550,198
Posted By Skowinski
That's tomato sauce you fool. :fishie :D

That's tomato sauce you fool. :fishie

:D
Forum: Racing 06-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,359
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, watched the MotoGP race last night. That...

Wow, watched the MotoGP race last night. That was a real war between Lorenzo and Marquez! Great so see someone really challenging Marquez.

From the MotoGP website, quoting Marquez:

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Regulator/Rectifier upgrade completed. The new...

Regulator/Rectifier upgrade completed. The new Eastern Beaver 3-wire connector took quite a bit of force to snap together, but checks out ok on continuity through the wires, so I guess it's alright....
Forum: Racing 05-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,359
Posted By Skowinski
What's up with Pedrosa, is his arm still a...

What's up with Pedrosa, is his arm still a problem?
Forum: Racing 05-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,359
Posted By Skowinski
^^^ Looks like he's lost control of that Honda......

^^^ Looks like he's lost control of that Honda... :lol2
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Skowinski
I also had a DOHC CB750F, around the late 70's as...

I also had a DOHC CB750F, around the late 70's as I recall, it was silver. Always loved the styling of these 750/900/1100 Honda's.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
:thumb Good to know, that goes in my notes. I...

:thumb Good to know, that goes in my notes. I wonder about these All Balls bearing kits, where do they source their bearings.... it's an easy way to get what you need though.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Hey Stisma, is this BRG 30205M the part number...

Hey Stisma, is this BRG 30205M the part number for Timkin wheel bearings that is a direct replacement for the Pegaso steering head bearings, same dimensions?
Forum: Racing 05-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,359
Posted By Skowinski
http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Mugello+racing+...

http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Mugello+racing+numbers+ahead+of+sixth+round
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Got all the wiring done for the RR upgrade. ...

Got all the wiring done for the RR upgrade. Shown is the new FH008 unit with Eastern Beaver connectors installed on the wires. The red/green output goes to the red/black generic Eastern Beaver...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Hmmm... well I'll see when I get in there. That...

Hmmm... well I'll see when I get in there. That would be a nice surprise!
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Well well, that's rather mysterious... :lurk ...

Well well, that's rather mysterious... :lurk

Lately I'd noticed the steering felt "heavy" on my Pegaso, like it was trying to hang up a bit when turning from straight ahead. Got the front wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Who's the lucky new owner?

Who's the lucky new owner?
Forum: Racing 05-27-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,359
Posted By Skowinski
I'll be the first: 1 - Rossi 2 -...

I'll be the first:

1 - Rossi
2 - Pedrosa
3 - Marquez
.
.
.
7 - Lorenzo
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
That's cool orange71, nice to see a Pegaso that...

That's cool orange71, nice to see a Pegaso that is being used, and welcome to advrider!
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Using a FH0008 regulator/rectifier from a 07...

Using a FH0008 regulator/rectifier from a 07 CBR600RR Honda, wired in with an Eastern Beaver kit. Output from the RR will go directly to the battery instead of through part of the wiring harness,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 155,261
Posted By Skowinski
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 154,777
Posted By Skowinski
Cool, great to see all the new Pegaso's on this...

Cool, great to see all the new Pegaso's on this thread, and great to see these ^^^ out on a good ride. Are those Givi tall windwhields, and how do you like them on the road?

Skowinski-wife and I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 529,398
Posted By Skowinski
Love it! :clap

Love it! :clap
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 246,703
Posted By Skowinski
Rossi is gonna win at Mugello, he's getting...

Rossi is gonna win at Mugello, he's getting closer and closer!

:hide
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 221,943
Posted By Skowinski
Cool SRX, I bought one in about 1994 and turned...

Cool SRX, I bought one in about 1994 and turned it into an amateur roadracing device. Wish I had a stock one like that!
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 221,943
Posted By Skowinski
Not today, but this past Sunday (I don't have...

Not today, but this past Sunday (I don't have time to play in the garage during the week) - started on the regulator/rectifier upgrade on the Pegaso, changing from an old SH unit to a modern FH...
Forum: Racing 05-19-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 246,703
Posted By Skowinski
Looks like all the old dogs in MotoGP have got...

Looks like all the old dogs in MotoGP have got nothing for Marquez, unless someone really digs deep and comes up with an extra increment of speed. Who's coming up through the ranks of Moto2 and Moto3...
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