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Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 113,490
Posted By wavygravy87
Ain't that the truth! The price difference will...

Ain't that the truth! The price difference will be minimal I think...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 113,490
Posted By wavygravy87
http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/mo...

http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/modelhome/721/0/home.aspx

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 113,490
Posted By wavygravy87
I thought they made the Super Tenere with all its...

I thought they made the Super Tenere with all its whiz-bang nonsense to compete with the Euros? All the nanny systems of the Euro bikes without all the failures and glitches? I for one sure as hell...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,317
Posted By wavygravy87
Look into an early 80s Kawasaki KZ550. I worked...

Look into an early 80s Kawasaki KZ550. I worked on one for a guy last week and they are some nice riding bikes. Decent low end power, and will cruise 75 mph. It's vintage, but with the modern...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By wavygravy87
I usually run Shinko 244 rear on my DR650 and get...

I usually run Shinko 244 rear on my DR650 and get well over 3000 miles out of one. Thats till its damn near smooth though. The Shinkos seem to be a little harder compound than the Kendas, but with a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 113,490
Posted By wavygravy87
I work at the dealer and we already had one guy...

I work at the dealer and we already had one guy call and ask us what that pic was doing in there with the rest lol...

I hope its a sneak peek! An "easter egg" so to speak
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By wavygravy87
Yamaha FZ6. Weak as a popcorn fart, but fast...

Yamaha FZ6.

Weak as a popcorn fart, but fast if you ever get room to rev the damn thing. Completely gutless below 8k revs... But above that, and kept there, lookout. But then you are going 100 so...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,507
Posted By wavygravy87
Any of you guys ever rode a Ural? Holy shit thats...

Any of you guys ever rode a Ural? Holy shit thats a whole nother world. Non synchronized non constant mesh 4 speed. Pretty much like a 1940s dumptruck...But it is a copy of a bike from the 40s so you...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,489
Posted By wavygravy87
I bought an FZ6 about 2 months ago, to pull slab...

I bought an FZ6 about 2 months ago, to pull slab duty and ease up the mileage getting put on my DR650. Overall I like the bike, but I think a triple or twin or something would be a better choice,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 62,091
Posted By wavygravy87
Sweet! Glad to hear you like it. Thanks a lot for...

Sweet! Glad to hear you like it. Thanks a lot for the pic of the seat! I'm gonna have to get me a stock seat and give it a go.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
Yeah this has been a bit of a train wreck.....

Yeah this has been a bit of a train wreck.. :photog I certainly didn't intend for it to turn into this!

Thanks, I'm liking it so far.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
What were we talking about?

Hey guys, I'm the shitbag that started this big pissing match, and if I can interject your ABS argument for a minute, I just thought I'd tell you what my new bike is!

First I'd like to thank all...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 62,091
Posted By wavygravy87
Thanks for the links. I joined on there yesterday...

Thanks for the links. I joined on there yesterday and am looking around. I work in a motorcycle shop, and seats are always a pretty popular topic. It seems that half the people you ask love Corbins,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 34,932
Posted By wavygravy87
Seat Concepts?

Any of you guys running a Seat Concepts seat kit on your FZ6? I just bought an '08 that came with a Corbin seat and it sucks. I've given it 1000 miles to ease up, but it's still hard and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 62,091
Posted By wavygravy87
Seat Concepts?

I just bought a pretty clean '08 FZ6 to use for a sport-tourer of sorts. Love the bike, but not feeling the Corbin seat it came with. I've given it almost 1000 miles for me to warm up to it, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By wavygravy87
Man, I dont know you may have done. First off,...

Man, I dont know you may have done. First off, check your oil. I'm pretty sure that has nothing to do with it, but if its in the right range, its good. If you put an extra quart in, worst case is it...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,254
Posted By wavygravy87
The Yamaha rep told me they were releasing a ton...

The Yamaha rep told me they were releasing a ton of new bikes soon, and to expect some sort of new midsized adv/dual sport/tourer for the US market.

He may be full of shit, but he hasn't lied to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
Well this thread has gone to shit quick... ...

Well this thread has gone to shit quick...

So which oil is better? Dino or synthetic?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
:lol3 IME the majority of cruiser riders never...

:lol3
IME the majority of cruiser riders never use the front brake, at all, ever.
Oh, and when they use the rear brake, they lock it up instantaneously, every time. And nobody seems to care....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
I'm cool with EFI. And ABS is fine on a street...

I'm cool with EFI. And ABS is fine on a street bike. My point is, I don't want ABS or TC on a bike meant to go offroad unless it can be totally turned off. Why the manufacturers feel the need to put...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
I think you nailed it.. :lol3 But...

I think you nailed it.. :lol3

But unfortunately there is a small group of bozos like me who aren't on that bandwagon. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
I see the benefits of ABS, etc. from a safety...

I see the benefits of ABS, etc. from a safety standpoint, especially for new riders. But what could be more dangerous than a guy that has only ridden bikes with electronic rider aids, and then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
But no one will ever be able to become a pro if...

But no one will ever be able to become a pro if their bike does all the learning for them..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
Alright, so I'm not alone! Great news. :freaky

Alright, so I'm not alone! Great news. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
I can't deny the fact that ABS and traction...

I can't deny the fact that ABS and traction control are handy and do perform as they are intended (most of the time anyway). But it's just not something I want on a bike to travel to whoknowswhere...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
DONT tempt me.... I've threatened to do it...

DONT tempt me....

I've threatened to do it more than once! :lol3

I got to ride one the other day actually, and I really liked it. Maybe one with a windshield would be the ticket? :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 53,832
Posted By wavygravy87
Why are all the new ADV bikes so complicated? Does everyone really want ABS, etc...?

Alright so I want a new bike. I ride a DR650 and love it to pieces, but I want something better suited to grinding slab all day, but still able to do a little forest service road riding. My problem...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,528
Posted By wavygravy87
For Sale

Hey fellow fishermen, I posted a nice fly rod for sale in the flea market. It's been great for packing on the bike.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988950

Great pics everybody, I'm...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21,884
Views: 6,421,725
Posted By wavygravy87
SCAM. I second the previous post

That ad has been listed in a few cities around my area with the same shit in the ad and the same low price. Don't feel bad, I got excited too :cry
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,497
Views: 696,292
Posted By wavygravy87
That's definitely nothing like what i want in a...

That's definitely nothing like what i want in a bike:lol3 Besides....I'm saving for a Tiger 800XC :evil
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,497
Views: 696,292
Posted By wavygravy87
I think it will be heavy, street biased but...

I think it will be heavy, street biased but dirtishly styled, automatic, and have the fuel tank in some funky spot. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By wavygravy87
Whats the problem? That valve looks fine to me? ...

Whats the problem? That valve looks fine to me?






:D
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,497
Views: 696,292
Posted By wavygravy87
I don't think Honda is man enough to make that....

I don't think Honda is man enough to make that. :D


But damn I hope I'm wrong..:cry
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By wavygravy87
Right on! Glad it worked out. My buddy had a...

Right on! Glad it worked out.

My buddy had a KLX and it was the MOST corked up bike I've ever worked on. A Dynojet kit, cut airbox, and some tweaking on the muffler made a massive difference in...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,702
Posted By wavygravy87
Hahaha thats low man! I see the comparison you...

Hahaha thats low man! I see the comparison you made there...:evil

But i agree, thats too much money for that amount of bike. As much as I'd love to have one, I couldn't pay that much for it. Hell...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By wavygravy87
Make sure the needle (the one that controls fuel...

Make sure the needle (the one that controls fuel flow into the carb, its the one hooked to the float) isnt leaking and causing it to try and flood out. Start the bike and run it for a few seconds and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,660
Views: 362,492
Posted By wavygravy87
Whoa...

Me and a buddy of mine rode through Maryland on a trip up the coast last year. I have no idea where we were, but we took a road that looked like the same one in your pic. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,920
Posted By wavygravy87
awesome

Hey thanks for the info. I appreciate it!
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,920
Posted By wavygravy87
Quick question?

I know this thread is kinda old, but I have a quick question for someone who owns one of these:

Does this helmet have a loud whistle when riding with the shield up? Like around 45mph..

I know...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,827
Posted By wavygravy87
Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil...

Mine does. The DR650 has a piston jet. Sprays oil on the piston to keep it kewl :D

Assuming thats what "piston spray hole" means. But hey, it IS the Russians we're dealing with here...:freaky :eek1
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