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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,612
Views: 755,496
Posted By WIsixfitty
2015 Trek Superfly 9.8 mtn bike.

2015 Trek Superfly 9.8. 17.5" Carbon frame, full suspension. Saddle or pedals are not included.

Barely used, less than one month. Includes and extra set of very expensive studded tires.

New...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 06:04 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 43,519
Posted By WIsixfitty
I just checked that site and it says under the...

I just checked that site and it says under the questions tab that it will not work with the SE. The SE is shorter however they supply an adapter. Link below for the adapter that looks like another...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 07:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 43,519
Posted By WIsixfitty
It's been a while since I removed these from a...

It's been a while since I removed these from a 950 as that bike is slong gone.

You may need to pretty much remove the subframe to get the "H" pipe off.

Also the SE and ADV are definitely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By WIsixfitty
mine was about dead center too. I think...

mine was about dead center too.

I think it happens there because that's where the steering spends most of its time.

as scott said it may be time for new bearings.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By WIsixfitty
Can you feel kind of a detent as it settles...

Can you feel kind of a detent as it settles straight?

Your steering head bearings or bearing races might have a flat spot in them.

Or the forks were tightened to the axle incorrectly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,641
Posted By WIsixfitty
I'd be willing to bet the S10 makes better power...

I'd be willing to bet the S10 makes better power on 87 vs 91-92-95.

As stated above it's simply a tolerance.

Plus how do you really know your getting what's posted on the pump?

The...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By WIsixfitty
agreed back in the pack was intense. ...

agreed back in the pack was intense.

Looking forward to seeing all the horsepower getting used at ATL.

Scary fast track.:eek1:1drink
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By WIsixfitty
imo this was more of an exercise in blocking and...

imo this was more of an exercise in blocking and not so much racing.

restrictor plate racing I am not a fan.

:1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 71,614
Posted By WIsixfitty
Nice. It looks like some of the...

Nice.

It looks like some of the darker/heavy blue tracks are on Bachman RD/2107. I have some more stuff that covers Hwy64 and south I can get to you at some point if needed. Some loop stuff...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 71,614
Posted By WIsixfitty
I ride mainly around the Mountain area. I know...

I ride mainly around the Mountain area. I know the area as I grew up at a family cabin between Mountain and Crooked Lake. Sadly the cabin is no more.:cry

This area offers some good (free)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 71,614
Posted By WIsixfitty
fingers crossed for Oconto cnty. I ride there a...

fingers crossed for Oconto cnty. I ride there a lot as there's a lot of riding to be had. Marinette cnty to the east as well.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 241,748
Posted By WIsixfitty
If I can I will take a run out and check the...

If I can I will take a run out and check the sailing area from this past weekend. I guess they had some sort of Zamboni smoothing the ice in the large area I saw last week.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 143,312
Posted By WIsixfitty
In, but that was already established elsewhere....

In, but that was already established elsewhere. :1drink

I may not ride this year. :evil
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
do you think next time you could take that cover...

do you think next time you could take that cover off so we can all get a better view?:wink:

Interesting and thanks for the additional pics.
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
Exactly! I simply stated my opinion. I am...

Exactly! I simply stated my opinion. I am intrigued and curious.:dunno

You're more than welcome to give us your opinion vs criticizing mine.:ear

:1drink
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
it just looks way over engineered, heavy and...

it just looks way over engineered, heavy and complicated by something we've all grown up using and riding form day one.

Looking at the lower ball end, it almost looks like a damper is inside...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
Possibly. But way too small for swingarm.

Possibly. But way too small for swingarm.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,173
Posted By WIsixfitty
define "use". ...

define "use".
http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/x/boy-thinks-put-his-finger-to-his-chin-looks-up-35197840.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
anyone want to guess why Ducati seems to have a...

anyone want to guess why Ducati seems to have a small coilover shock (of some sorts) off the brake pivot. :ear

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/021615middle-730x487.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,173
Posted By WIsixfitty
I'd be all over this on my big S10 if I wasn't...

I'd be all over this on my big S10 if I wasn't going to R4R.

:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By WIsixfitty
price? iirc the timbersled kit was in the...

price?

iirc the timbersled kit was in the 6 to $7,000.00 range.

not cheap.

that's a pretty new bike right there.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,023
Posted By WIsixfitty
:lurk:1drink There is a third bike/track...

:lurk:1drink

There is a third bike/track mfger out there. I might have seen it in a thread in shiny things.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-12-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,039
Views: 1,063,755
Posted By WIsixfitty
I thought the move to 450 was simply to reduce...

I thought the move to 450 was simply to reduce the top/overall speed of the bikes and riders.

It may have worked just the opposite for the privateers, as the factories have almost unlimited...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By WIsixfitty
Just a friendly reminder for you Wisconsin guys...

Just a friendly reminder for you Wisconsin guys and gal.

It's still really ****ing cold here!:evil

:1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 241,748
Posted By WIsixfitty
I just got back from checking out the festivities...

I just got back from checking out the festivities at Pete's/Roosevelt park on Winnebago.

Moto riders might have some really nice playgrounds once they pack up next week. They have a very large...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 241,748
Posted By WIsixfitty
Wallace Lake 2/8/15

samsquanch
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v258/oznoB/IMG_0927_zpsxeovmybf.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v258/oznoB/IMG_0970_zpsqzntfikc.jpg
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,039
Views: 1,063,755
Posted By WIsixfitty
From what I see in the pics is a bike built off...

From what I see in the pics is a bike built off of mostly production tooling. This has been said here multiple time already.

Build what's in the pic and I'll take care of the rest. More fuel...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 241,748
Posted By WIsixfitty
yes. I don't think so, but most of the...

yes.

I don't think so, but most of the work was underneath which was the challenge w/o much room. The car lift was broken when we were out there.

I had planned to stay for just a few...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 241,748
Posted By WIsixfitty
How many guys does it take to install a TDi...

How many guys does it take to install a TDi serpentine belt on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the middle of Wallace Lake?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v258/oznoB/IMG_0974_zps8csmxlh6.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,428
Posted By WIsixfitty
easy to type, but not easy to face. I...

easy to type, but not easy to face.

I crossed it 4 times last year in a pickup pulling a large-ish covered trailer. One time was windy with speed limited. I literally put a blinder up with my...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
And the guy nipping at his heels is a first timer...

And the guy nipping at his heels is a first timer on the big bikes and a new bike to boot!:rofl
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 65,583
Posted By WIsixfitty
interesting take and info from mcdaily. ...

interesting take and info from mcdaily.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2015/02/sepang-test-ends-with-a-marquez-lap-record/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,428
Posted By WIsixfitty
If it wasn't for that bridge that scares the...

If it wasn't for that bridge that scares the ****ing shit out of me I'd seriously think about this. :lol3:1drink:freaky
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 92,255
Posted By WIsixfitty
you're 2 weeks ahead of me!!:freaky:1drink

you're 2 weeks ahead of me!!:freaky:1drink
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,684
Posted By WIsixfitty
my stab at this.

From my experience there is no hard and fast facts when it comes to exhaust and how it effects the torque curve.

Disclaimer:
In general we can be somewhat confident in speculating the outcome...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-02-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 18,440
Posted By WIsixfitty
I'm in, much earlier than usual. :1drink

I'm in, much earlier than usual. :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,641
Posted By WIsixfitty
stock as stock could be.:1drink

stock as stock could be.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,066
Views: 1,161,393
Posted By WIsixfitty
this. pics of said tank bag posted a few...

this.

pics of said tank bag posted a few days ago.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,641
Posted By WIsixfitty
The Wee feels smaller in just about every aspect....

The Wee feels smaller in just about every aspect. Conversely the S10 feels more planted (on road), has more power, better suspenders, roomier cockpit and just a bit better fit and finish.

I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27,104
Views: 5,288,641
Posted By WIsixfitty
No idea where and even if it has one. I...

No idea where and even if it has one.

I was told at one time that the dash outside temp is actual carb air temp. I know it's always quite a bit higher than true ambient.
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