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Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,580
Posted By BikeMan
trade into a v-strom DL1000. you'll be glad you...

trade into a v-strom DL1000. you'll be glad you did.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,747
Posted By BikeMan
GS nice $13k bike. i just cant figure out what...

GS nice $13k bike. i just cant figure out what the extra $3k is for.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,619
Posted By BikeMan
something like that happened to my old LTD. ...

something like that happened to my old LTD. nothing i did to fix would work. sanding, new seals, even new bushing didnt stop leak. for fix i had to buy new used fork from mc salvage yard. since...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By BikeMan
probably the cheap fuel youre using.

probably the cheap fuel youre using.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By BikeMan
michelin pilot road 3

Michelin Pilot Road 3's. 25k front, 11.5k rear. work ok for me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,865
Posted By BikeMan
Stock Pipes Kill People

Stock Pipes Kill People
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,229
Posted By BikeMan
regular automotive grade fuel with the highest AKI rating

you may want to use regular automotive grade fuel with the highest AKI rating. that is, if you're not already doing so. i get a couple more mpg using 93 octane vs 87 octane.
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,152
Posted By BikeMan
a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure.

a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,760
Posted By BikeMan
biker's creed

http://www.weaselsspfld.com/gaggles/bikerscreed.shtml
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,760
Posted By BikeMan
biker

http://www.weaselsspfld.com/gaggles/bikerscreed.shtml
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,155
Posted By BikeMan
ethanol treatment

i've used sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment continuously for the past 23k . maybe similar to what youre taking about. anyway, no problems.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,825
Posted By BikeMan
i'll be riding the flat-lands up your way...

i'll be riding the flat-lands up your way tomorrow. riding to G&R tavern, waldo ohio, for lunch. ETA 12:30pm..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,825
Posted By BikeMan
No ...

No ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,300
Views: 324,752
Posted By BikeMan
HD took government bail out $$ then, built a new...

HD took government bail out $$ then, built a new plant in India. :kboom
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67,452
Views: 5,300,104
Posted By BikeMan
never ride to jimbo's bar & grill in the hocking...

never ride to jimbo's bar & grill in the hocking hills.
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,371
Posted By BikeMan
1. wheeler's mc shop in robbinsville. 2. ...

1. wheeler's mc shop in robbinsville. 2. Cherohala Skyway. check out the really good bar b q place at the end. 3. and the Hellbender pitstop on hwy.28, cool biker hangout.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,050
Posted By BikeMan
magna vs vfr 800

i ran my 95 magna against buddies vfr 800. i thought i had a chance because vfr was riding 2up. no way, vfr smoked me. i had to run him 4 more times before i would believe it. he out ran me every...
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,234
Posted By BikeMan
stock DL1's love to consume large quantities of...

stock DL1's love to consume large quantities of hi-way miles.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 19,019
Posted By BikeMan
general rule of thumb, lighter is better. but,...

general rule of thumb, lighter is better. but, sometimes you can make heavy work for you. for example, straight line high speed touring.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,611
Views: 372,038
Posted By BikeMan
safest place to ride is where the cagers are not....

safest place to ride is where the cagers are not. the hills & twisties and or off road. cagers hate that kind of stuff. most mc accidents 90% happen at slow speeds. avoid slow speeds, city...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,748
Posted By BikeMan
its usually a sign of a lack of power.

its usually a sign of a lack of power.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By BikeMan
cheapest and easiest fix is to simply keep the...

cheapest and easiest fix is to simply keep the rpm's around or above 4k. it took me a while to get used to DL1's long legs, especially 6th.gear overdrive. but, once i did, most of the problems went...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,020
Posted By BikeMan
ethanol treatment

dateline 2011: i get avg. 1.5 less mpg using ethanol blend fuel. so, i started using sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. i gained back the lost mpg. i'm treating 100 us gals. w/10oz....
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,272
Posted By BikeMan
wheel heavier, tire & tube heavier, run hotter, ...

wheel heavier, tire & tube heavier, run hotter, harder to fix flat.
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By BikeMan
sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment.

sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment.
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 90,604
Posted By BikeMan
it took me a while to get used to the DL1's long...

it took me a while to get used to the DL1's long legs. especially the 6th. gear OverDrive. and with a cruising speed of nearly 100 mph, its hard to find a place to ride without worry of speeding...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By BikeMan
i use sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. ...

i use sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. works ok for me.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 144,947
Posted By BikeMan
Thumbs down Yamaha V-Max

Yamaha v-max. i'm not into leaking oil and braking down. nor am i into the cult following. a belief system for no good reason.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,047
Posted By BikeMan
dries within a few minutes

no problem using wd40. the stuff dries within a few minutes.
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 636,388
Posted By BikeMan
a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure. dont...

a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure. dont pay any attention to the blow-hard. he's only trying to self promote. OTOH, the DL1's mere cruising speed is that of near top end of the DL .650 .
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By BikeMan
none really. it did take me a while to get used...

none really. it did take me a while to get used to the DL1's long legs, especially the 6th. gear OverDrive.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By BikeMan
my bike used to do something like that. it was...

my bike used to do something like that. it was to much end gap throttle play on the throttle grip. i adjusted, problem went away.
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,786
Posted By BikeMan
i'm not sure if there is any difference, expect...

i'm not sure if there is any difference, expect for the yosh box fix which i had put in my original ECU. the pure stock 07 ECU i found on v-strom form for $100..
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,786
Posted By BikeMan
gained 6 mpg

Update: since the above compar-o, i changed the original ECU w/yosh box fix to 07 pure stock ECU. i gained 6 miles per gallon. now with over 100k showing on the clock i'm getting the best mpg...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 636,388
Posted By BikeMan
a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure

a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 29,874
Posted By BikeMan
a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure.

a 650 is a 650 that is a 650. go figure.
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By BikeMan
adjust throttle end play

for fix try adjusting the end gap on the throttle grip. g-luck & ride safe.
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,992
Posted By BikeMan
87 vs 93 mpg compar-o

87 or better means, "regular automotive grade fuel". IOW's 87,89, 91-94 octane is ok. the best way to figure out which fuel is best for your bike is to do a octane mpg compar-o. that what i did. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,992
Posted By BikeMan
its a biker thing. you wouldnt understand. :rofl

its a biker thing. you wouldnt understand. :rofl
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,992
Posted By BikeMan
check octane requirements

check this out. http://www.wikihow.com/Check-Your-Vehicle's-Gas-Mileage-and-Octane-Requirements
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