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Forum: Racing 12-13-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 135,547
Posted By bkniegge
Robby G. at Eldora

That would be really cool.... it would blow peoples minds I am quite sure.
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 35,473
Posted By bkniegge
LD Comfort is tops!

After checking out Mario's pitch at the BMW Rally... I got some of the stuff myself... incredible. And, if you think it's just like any other T shirt... go for a short ride without it on.. and...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,900
Posted By bkniegge
Thumb Wheel Jockey

I have one... and they do work really well for lubing the chain and checking air pressure and tires for issues.. very small indeed
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 85,393
Posted By bkniegge
Schuberth C3

Ditto on the good points.... My ears love it too...:D
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By bkniegge
Triumph Tiger windscreen options

My new to me...955i Tiger has the OE windscreen.. doesn't seem to do much and creates a bit of buffeting around the helmet. Any suggestions out there would be appreciated.
Blue Strada
Forum: Trials 05-14-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 62,954
Posted By bkniegge
Ossa images

Boy if those are "renderings" they are damn good ones... sure hope they can come through with those bikes... Very clever.... A long way from the bikes of the 70's
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By bkniegge
Suzuki V Strom 2012 and more

some great stuff here on the new Suzuki... and more about the rding in NC Mountains...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 683
Posted By bkniegge
Blue Ridge Rendezvous for Classic Motorcycles

We just wanted you all to know about the Tour for Old bike enthusiasts being put on by Classic Motorcycle Magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountains... First Week October.. Check out details at...
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,421
Posted By bkniegge
34th Annual Daniel Boone Rally

Come join us for the 34th annual Daniel Boone BMW Motorcycle Rally to be
held August 11th to 14th, 2011 in Boone, North Carolina!

Boone is located about 1-1/2 hours north and a little west of...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 85,393
Posted By bkniegge
Bluhduh C3 Break-In

Yes.... even the very nice folks at Schuberth say it does take a while to break in and fit your head... At least the quality is more of what we expect from expensive products... unlike any Corbin...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 85,393
Posted By bkniegge
Spoons are the new helmet tool

great job you did there.... You could have been hired by the Bell RAce Team guys to fit helmets to A.J. Foyt's head... now that was a problem!!
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,548
Posted By bkniegge
Gear Needed..

If you are in the Rockies... and want to follow up on good gear mentioned in this thread... check out ( in Arvada.... great folks to deal with......
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By bkniegge
C3 Break-in and fit

I did not see what size of C3 you are wearing.... but I know the feeling of pressure around the temples. I am wearing a Medium.. as the Large jsut felt too large even though it was in the...
Forum: Trials 12-20-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,561
Posted By bkniegge
Husky Trialer

Thanks for the tip.... looks like a great website..... sent him a message..
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By bkniegge
Blue Tooth Helmet gear

A good friend of mine is wanting to get her hubby blue tooth helmet gear and asked for my help.. I don't have any myself... so not a good source of help.... Any suggestions would be appreicated. He...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,561
Posted By bkniegge
Husky Trialer

Hello .. and congrats on your Husky... This is a beauty... I'd like to find out more about it... the Original bike that was built by Husqvarna did not have Earl's Forks.... but in Vintage...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17,884
Views: 5,557,335
Posted By bkniegge
Trans Alp Racks

The Trans Alp racks from Moto Sport Panniers will also work I am quite sure... They are completely flat.... very strong... I know they use their Trans Alp as a "Shop Truck" and a loaner as needed for...
Forum: Trials 03-01-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,561
Posted By bkniegge
Husqvarna Trials Bike pics?

Good question... I took pics of the bike years ago.. but now cannot find them ... It looked like a Husky for sure. Tank was an aluminum tank sectioned from a 250 CR... Frame was Husky modified as...
Forum: Trials 03-01-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,561
Posted By bkniegge
Lost "Works" Husqvarna Trials Bike

In the late 70's, Husqvarna Motorcycle Co. sponosored one rider in the World Trials Champ. It was one of one bikes made by the factory at that time.
The bike was brought to USA by me... also a...
Forum: Trials 03-01-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 46,999
Posted By bkniegge
Lost Husqvarna Trials Bike

Hi Since I see you have at least 2 Huskys... I thought I would put the owrk out. In the early 80's there was one factory produced Husqvarna Trials bike that made it's way to the USA. It was ridden...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,122
Posted By bkniegge
Helmet options for Shuberth / EXO 900 Scorpion

I know you are sold on the new Shuberth or System helmet.. but before you buy one.. you should check out the new EXO 900 Transformer from Scorpion Helmets. Best helmet I have ever had on my head.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,323
Posted By bkniegge
R 11 GS Carbs

Mateus.. a German BMW wrench in Long Beach CA has retrofitted quite few R 11 GS bikes bck to carbs... for just those reasons... He has built some very beautiful "hybrid' types of BMW bikes over the...
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By bkniegge
Adventure Bike Rentals..... also in NC.

You have a good idea for sure... and it is what we are trying to do in NC starting in October with the V Stroms that we have in our fleet for the Tours.
As others have pointed out.. insurance...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17,884
Views: 5,557,335
Posted By bkniegge
Luggage Hoops... and more ( has hoops by themselves to make brackets or they have pre-made mounting racks already designed for their aluminum luggage or also a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,505
Posted By bkniegge
TransAlp Riders only

Can'[t disagree with any of the good things said... it's too bad the USA doesn't get the new TA as they look much better... My friend has one he uses for a loaner and basic ShopTruck at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,285
Posted By bkniegge
New owner Buell Uly

Odie's Heat Blankets are a must.. also jsut never plan to ride in Levi's... the right side heat will roast yoru leg for sure. Mine was always stumbling alot at low revs... very smooth in the middle...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By bkniegge
V or Bandit.. or R1150GS

Well.. having ridden many thougsands of miles on Airhead GS bikes.. including a PD.... I would disagree politely about the the R1150GS being better than a DL1000 .. for one thing they are a great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By bkniegge
Moto Sport Panniers Racks and DL1000

I have their racks on all my DL bikes... including the 1K. Thought the hardware was great.. nylocks... SS bolts for the cases etc..
They did take a little nudging to get them mounted I will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,423
Posted By bkniegge
Setting up the DL 650

You are really getting lots of good advice... I can see...

One thing I did that has proved to be valuable was installing the ( windshield brackets on all...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,840
Posted By bkniegge
$500 shock for the Wee

Don't forget about Works Performance Shocks... Gil may be one of the best at specing out upgrading OE is the link I am quite sure.. They really stand behind all...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-28-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,595
Posted By bkniegge
Mounting Racks

You can always get mounting racks alone for both the DL 650/1000 from ( strong and powdercoated finish.
Bill Kniegge...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,480
Posted By bkniegge
Husky Twin and DB... Mr. Enduro

You guys are all right... there actually were several twins done... one for the Baja... remember the Trophy trucks then and now always had more top end on the long straights... so the idea was a twin...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,582
Posted By bkniegge
favorite coffee

Seems like so many riders are coffe lovers too... OK tried it on a lark... but it is my all time favorite.... name is is fantastic and how they produce it is even better story.....
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By bkniegge
Helmets... rain and whatever else

Just one more additional tip here... The Scorpion EXO 700 and new 1000 have the best face shield in the biz... it says "no fog" and it is! rain just runs right off of it at anything over 55 mph......
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,322
Posted By bkniegge
oil filters and centerstands

Great info about the oil filters... yes, sometimes the Suz Dealer is not very damn close.. so options are good.

Now... who has come up with the best centerstand solution ? To me the OE part just...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,674
Posted By bkniegge
Strom Rack Extension and Mid Ohio

Congratulations.. that looks really cool and simple too. Vintage Days at Mid Ohio were pretty good as usual... no rain while Ai was there this year. Wish I had seen this before I went up as it...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,028
Posted By bkniegge
cross Brace for panniers

I know that Moto Sport Panniers makes cross braces for their racks and they may work on yours as well. Failing that you should just get theirs... stronger and won't let anyone rip off your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,905
Posted By bkniegge
Colorado Off-Roader

Welcome to the world of Off-Road... you are in a great place to take advantage of it for sure. I know that SoCal is a long way from you but Gary Laplante's
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By bkniegge
Hello Kelly, I have just signed on to ADVRIDER,...

Hello Kelly,
I have just signed on to ADVRIDER, but saw your question....One consideration for your DRZ would be Dirt Bagz from Moto Sport Panniers. Jimmy Lewis from Cycle World gave them an...
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