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Forum: Racing 07-26-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 606,901
Posted By XRsLug
Never thought I'd say this, but I think I've...

Never thought I'd say this, but I think I've become a Pedrosa fan. On the subject of injuries, and riding with them (and the meaning of life, etc.):

"I think, I've had a lot of injuries," Pedrosa...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,378
Posted By XRsLug
I had cast wheels on my GS. Cast wheels are...

I had cast wheels on my GS. Cast wheels are lighter, so theoretically provide better handling on the street. I say theoretically, because I don't know whether most people would be able to feel a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 170,354
Posted By XRsLug
Lost Viking (or anyone else who can tell me) --...

Lost Viking (or anyone else who can tell me) -- how wide across is the bike with the factory bags installed? Are the bags narrower than the cylinder heads? I've looked around for this info but...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By XRsLug
Looks like it's a press fit. You're going to...

Looks like it's a press fit. You're going to need to drive the bearing down on the tube until it seats. You could use a proper tool, something like this:...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,364
Posted By XRsLug
As to number one, I'm not sure about the spring. ...

As to number one, I'm not sure about the spring. Sounds to me like you may not have reinstalled the tumblers correctly.

As to the plastic-coated lock -- it's no different from the other two. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,231
Posted By XRsLug
I've got a spare right R1200GS switch gear -- no...

I've got a spare right R1200GS switch gear -- no heated grip switch, though (I installed heated grips, so had to change the switch pod). Get in touch if you're interested.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By XRsLug
Yeah, that's it. Right side of the block,...

Yeah, that's it. Right side of the block, underneath and to the front of the right side cylinder.

I had to register a NC-registered 1200gs in CA and spent 20 minutes crawling around on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,376,885
Posted By XRsLug
Saw the bike this morning in San Mateo -- I think...

Saw the bike this morning in San Mateo -- I think they nailed this one, it looked really good. Purposeful, but less poser-ish than the 1200GSA. Ergonomics were good for me both sitting and standing...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,455
Posted By XRsLug
Check the Motorcycle Consumer News site:...

Check the Motorcycle Consumer News site: http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/model_eval.asp
Scroll down for the article evaluating leather care products. Lexol came out tops. Careful of the Langlitz stuff...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,637
Posted By XRsLug
Keep us updated as you get the bike sorted out --...

Keep us updated as you get the bike sorted out -- it's beautiful, definitely on my short list of dream bikes. :clap And give a shout when you're headed out for a ride on it. I'm in SF and would...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,733
Posted By XRsLug
Ricky, For a look up close and personal at a...

Ricky,

For a look up close and personal at a braced airhead frame, go to Lanesplitter (in Berkeley). Peter Watson's old AHRMA airhead racebike (with braced frame and other mods) is above the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By XRsLug
I've had a Pegaso for a couple of years. ...

I've had a Pegaso for a couple of years. Functionally it's a great bike, especially in the city. Looks good, brakes are good, light clutch, etc.
That said, parts can be difficult. I live near...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By XRsLug
Yeah, I did, thanks all...:thumb

Yeah, I did, thanks all...:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By XRsLug
Those're the ones. Good to know they'll fit,...

Those're the ones. Good to know they'll fit, although I agree they'll look strange mounted with the reservoir the "wrong" way. But with the bags on you can't see the things anyway. Function over...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By XRsLug
R100CS / Ohlins compatibility?

Just picked up a fairly clean '82 R100CS today, got a great deal on it from a friend :clap . Forgot how fun these bikes are to ride.
The bike has Konis on it, but they look (and feel) fairly...
Forum: Face plant 09-28-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,044
Posted By XRsLug
I'm not sure where I come down on the whole...

I'm not sure where I come down on the whole "legislate safety" vs. "gov't bad, freedom of choice" argument, seems there are valid points on both sides. But the best argument for the legislate safety...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,584
Posted By XRsLug
I just borrowed a buddy's '00 VFR and put 1,100...

I just borrowed a buddy's '00 VFR and put 1,100 miles on it in two days through the Blue Ridge mountains. Hit the twisties, then got 200 miles to a tank once I was stuck on the freeway. Great bike,...
Forum: Racing 07-29-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,713
Posted By XRsLug
Thumb One thing that has bothered me from the beginning...

One thing that has bothered me from the beginning of NH's time in MotoGP is people being hard on him for his initial "slow" results once he got to the class, as compared to VR and the amazing dwarf,...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 62,243
Posted By XRsLug
Also saw this story tonight and about shit myself...

Also saw this story tonight and about shit myself -- glad to see people here are already on it.
As to what we can do about it... I've seen how things work in the criminal justice system in San...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2006, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,587
Posted By XRsLug
I was also intrigued by the updated Dariens, and...

I was also intrigued by the updated Dariens, and curious as to why they weren't featured more prominently in the print catalogue (and why they were cheaper than the old Dariens).
Find them on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,521
Posted By XRsLug
sidestand fix

http://www.schneidersinc.com/side_stand_fixer.htm
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2005, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,316
Posted By XRsLug
No mo big twins. And they're slowing down the...

No mo big twins. And they're slowing down the big singles via the rules and reg's, as well. Check under the "Racing" forum for an interview with Charlie Rauseo -- he goes into the details.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 122,504
Posted By XRsLug
Will be very interesting to see where this bike...

Will be very interesting to see where this bike is priced. The latest hi-po Monster S4-RS (I think that's right), with the 999 engine, same Marchesini rims as this 'motard, Ohlins shock *and* fork,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 122,504
Posted By XRsLug
Fold 'em up for lane splitting :D . This seems...

Fold 'em up for lane splitting :D . This seems like the one and only slightly hokey, concept bike feature on the whole thing. Betcha they won't make production :1drink . (Maybe we should be...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 122,504
Posted By XRsLug
Looks great, but... is it just me, or does it...

Looks great, but... is it just me, or does it also look exactly like an HP2 but painted red and with a v-twin stuck in the frame?
http://tinyurl.com/7s859
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By XRsLug
They're open 7 days/week, AFAIK --...

They're open 7 days/week, AFAIK -- www.scuderia.com. These are display bikes only (I think the SVX was dropped off after being shown at Laguna Seca), but the salesman was saying the SVX is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By XRsLug
Aprilia SVX & new Pegaso Strada @ Scuderia

Sorry if this is 205 -- was walking by Scuderia on the way to a beer and burger at Zeitgeist this afternoon and looked through the door -- they've just put an SVX (the 450cc v-twin supermotard) up on...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2005, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By XRsLug
The original quote in the first message is from...

The original quote in the first message is from Motorcycle Consumer News. If it's MCN (this seems like something they would run), they don't take ads, so they don't care (in theory) what the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,649
Posted By XRsLug
The G/S PD tanks are hard to find, and very...

The G/S PD tanks are hard to find, and very expensive if you do get your hands on one. Go for the R65 tank, which slots right in, and is usefully larger than the ST tank without being bulbous. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By XRsLug
Conventional wisdom has it that the ST is the...

Conventional wisdom has it that the ST is the best handling of the old airheads, so you may be happy with it as is. My G/S was a lot of fun to ride hard within the limits of its design, and the 19"...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2005, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By XRsLug
Another option is to keep the 19" front (assuming...

Another option is to keep the 19" front (assuming it is a 2.15" wide rim) and lace up a 3" x 17" rear rim to give yourself the 17/19 combo found on the BMW F650 -- this would let you put on all of...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By XRsLug
Check the "Committed Airhead GS riders?" thread...

Check the "Committed Airhead GS riders?" thread -- there's a guy there who posted pics of his R100GS with 17" wheels and tires. Not quite the same as your R80, I know, but he could probably give you...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By XRsLug
You get a free beer the next time I see you :nod...

You get a free beer the next time I see you :nod -- I was so caught up in getting the Aprilia cable this afternoon that I completely forgot the fact that Aprilia actually built the first gen...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By XRsLug
Thanks for the advice -- about what I was...

Thanks for the advice -- about what I was thinking... sort of like bumpstarting, but having to do it at every stoplight :nod . If I was in the middle of the desert, it wouldn't be a problem, but I...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By XRsLug
Aprilia Pegaso 650. No clutch cables in stock at...

Aprilia Pegaso 650. No clutch cables in stock at the local dealer -- on order now, but that's 5-10 working days away. I have no truck or other means of towing the bike home, and I can't push it, as...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By XRsLug
HELP -- riding when clutch cable has snapped

My clutch cable snapped on the way home from work today. Luckily only a mile or two from home, so I parked my bike and hoofed it. I was going to mess around with riding without the clutch, but the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2005, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,322
Posted By XRsLug
If the rear brake is covered, the bike can (in...

If the rear brake is covered, the bike can (in theory) be scraping its rear fender and be brought back down. There is an amazing video of Max Biaggi pulling a wheelie across the finish line on his...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,224
Posted By XRsLug
The 300EXC is fast as a motherfucker and will...

The 300EXC is fast as a motherfucker and will scare the shit out of you when it hits the powerband. :lol3 At least that's my impression having spent most of my time on a DR-Z400 (jetted, pipe) and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,766
Posted By XRsLug
My understanding of this is that it has not to do...

My understanding of this is that it has not to do with the bay window, per se. The property line of a house, etc. sometimes extends beyond the physical building into the "public" sidewalk area by a...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,907
Posted By XRsLug
Velcro pattern is the same in all the...

Velcro pattern is the same in all the jackets/suits, so it will fit. I recall a magazine review of it (Rider, I think) saying it was hotter than the Aerostich protector, perhaps because it's much...
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