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Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By Racerrrx
I've got a new in box Givi, will dig it out and...

I've got a new in box Givi, will dig it out and get the model # if you're interested. Bought it for my Majesty- didn't like the idea of blocking the fuel filler and got a top case instead.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By Racerrrx
I used the Ram X-mount with a 5-6" GPS unit,...

I used the Ram X-mount with a 5-6" GPS unit, really great product. I would still tether your phone/gps just in case- big bumps can make them pop out (only happened a couple times on mine, and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Racerrrx
I got an Ebay China special that's around 46L,...

I got an Ebay China special that's around 46L, around $50 several years ago- almost a perfect match for the Yamaha blue. Probably put 15000 miles on it with no issues. Givi makes great stuff, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 298,224
Posted By Racerrrx
ummm....if you say so

ummm....if you say so
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,257
Posted By Racerrrx
Really any scooter over 200cc's will handle the...

Really any scooter over 200cc's will handle the mission. For max carrying capacity and comfort for high mile days I suggest a Majesty or Burgman 400. Don't see a lot of Burgmans for sale but Majestys...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
re:Lexx

Sounds like you got it sorted, but FWIW I have the Lexx on my '08 and to get it to fit right I cut the inner fender just like their instructions show. Very nice piece for the $$. I do wish there was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
Same boat as me- I thought I'd have no trouble...

Same boat as me- I thought I'd have no trouble selling my farkled out '08 but have got zero interest at $3650 or even lowered to $3100. Several have come up for sale at stupid low prices... be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Racerrrx
The white '93 is the hottest VFR ever, and I...

The white '93 is the hottest VFR ever, and I can't think of anything but FI being an advantage the SV would have over it. I've ridden most gen. VFR's and owned 5-6 SV's (99% for race use). Until you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
re: horns... every 3 db is a doubling of sound...

re: horns... every 3 db is a doubling of sound level. Go to Harbor Freight and get a "Bad Boy" horn- usually on sale for about $35 and is either identical to or a very close knockoff of the Stebel...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 298,224
Posted By Racerrrx
Sorry, not gonna do all the legwork for you

Sorry, not gonna do all the legwork for you
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 298,224
Posted By Racerrrx
Either get that dealer to come down $1000 on the...

Either get that dealer to come down $1000 on the used one or find one of the many dealers selling them for $6400+tax OTD new.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Racerrrx
Awesome deal, I'm asking $2400 for my '05 with...

Awesome deal, I'm asking $2400 for my '05 with 29K on it and would really rather keep it than take much less. I've bought and sold several bikes and scoots in the last few years and the Majesty is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Racerrrx
Yeah, I'd just patch with regular fiberglass and...

Yeah, I'd just patch with regular fiberglass and paint. Trying to maintain the naked carbon look would be another ball game. Wait till you crash it a couple more times to go all Streetfighter on it...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 33,351
Posted By Racerrrx
Wow...11 pages and the only 2 bikes pictured that...

Wow...11 pages and the only 2 bikes pictured that I would even remotely consider buying are either already sold here or supposedly on the way- the MT07 (FZ07 here) and the RC390.

Is yamaha still...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Racerrrx
Those fairings look easily fixable to me...

Those fairings look easily fixable to me...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,426
Posted By Racerrrx
If/when I get an FJ it will be going directly to...

If/when I get an FJ it will be going directly to JD Hord. Electronic limiting is the norm now at least in the nanny state we live in. It's no different than mfg's corking up the intake and exhaust in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,426
Posted By Racerrrx
Not that this is wrong per se, but it is possible...

Not that this is wrong per se, but it is possible to crank up the preload enough to get the target rider sag, but still be way off on spring rate. If you end up with the right rider sag but have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,426
Posted By Racerrrx
At 280 you simply need stiffer springs front and...

At 280 you simply need stiffer springs front and rear. Valving (damping) changes would be ideal as well, but just getting the right springs for your weight will get you most of the way there. OTOH if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
Yeah, I had to do some creative trimming of the...

Yeah, I had to do some creative trimming of the HF tool but it worked on an SV shock. I'm far from Mr Safety but a bigass spring is not something I wanna take my chances with.
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
speaking of time bombs....your spring compressor-...

speaking of time bombs....your spring compressor- while I give you points for creativity, is beyond sketchy. I'll spend the $15 at Harbor Freight to minimize the chances of having half a hose clamp...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,265
Posted By Racerrrx
Sorry to hear about your glaucoma :cry Stay...

Sorry to hear about your glaucoma :cry Stay strong!
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,265
Posted By Racerrrx
Nobody's saying Honda's "sky is falling". Hondas...

Nobody's saying Honda's "sky is falling". Hondas are boring and have been for a long time. In many cases, boring is good. Case in point- I just bought a KLR...boring, but cheap and effective for my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,265
Posted By Racerrrx
I can believe it...wouldn't be surprised if they...

I can believe it...wouldn't be surprised if they still have some CB1000's ("Big One") stacked up in a warehouse somewhere unsold. They've been burned plenty by the public crying out for bikes like...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,630
Posted By Racerrrx
Thanks, but it'll be a couple years unless I find...

Thanks, but it'll be a couple years unless I find a sugar momma...just bought the KLR, farkling in process. Next on my hit list is a racebike for the coming season.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,630
Posted By Racerrrx
Apples and watermelons.... Personally- I've...

Apples and watermelons....

Personally- I've owned an FJR (one season was all I needed), won't own another. Nice motor and comfy, just too damn big and heavy. If I could afford a new bike the FJ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,921
Posted By Racerrrx
KLR. You can get a well farkled 2nd gen for well...

KLR. You can get a well farkled 2nd gen for well under $4K or a loaded 1st gen for less. Nothing wrong with the DR650, but it's a bit more dirt oriented than you need and KLR's are much more...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,316
Posted By Racerrrx
I have a 2007 SC250 for sale.... pm me

I have a 2007 SC250 for sale.... pm me
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 66,508
Posted By Racerrrx
My '07 is FI

My '07 is FI
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,981
Posted By Racerrrx
Compared to what- a skateboard ???

Compared to what- a skateboard ???
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16,995
Views: 1,976,300
Posted By Racerrrx
New cheapskates club member here...picked up a...

New cheapskates club member here...picked up a 2008 with 42K on it yesterday. The thing looks and runs like new! Centerstand, Givi racks and other minor stuff already ordered...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,063
Posted By Racerrrx
FJR was mentioned a couple times...you just might...

FJR was mentioned a couple times...you just might burst into flames riding that at less than 70mph in south FL.

There's a reason you probably see a lot of cruisers and scooters down there...those...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-07-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,204
Posted By Racerrrx
You must work in tire sales... I've roadraced on...

You must work in tire sales... I've roadraced on slicks that were 5-6 years old, I think 3 year old tires on a freaking scooter are not exactly cheating death.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,750
Posted By Racerrrx
All non-issues to me. The filters get visually...

All non-issues to me. The filters get visually dirty quickly,but there's so much surface area it doesn't affect performance. Only "problem" with the battery location is losing the little panel that...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,077
Posted By Racerrrx
I'd put my Majesty 400's cargo capacity up...

I'd put my Majesty 400's cargo capacity up against any scoot- and if you care about the storage being lockable and weatherproof it's no contest. TWO full face large helmets fit under the seat, two...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 72,987
Views: 6,171,493
Posted By Racerrrx
repost from another list re: Mike Solace- A...

repost from another list re: Mike Solace-

A member of the VFR group was good enough to share more current information on Mike provided by someone who was riding with him. Sounds like he is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Racerrrx
Also picked up a '99 Zuma 50 this spring, pretty...

Also picked up a '99 Zuma 50 this spring, pretty sure it was 100% original. Motor feels pretty tired, but the belt and rollers looked great (changed the belt anyway since I was in there). Got a 70cc...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Racerrrx
No belt issues with my '05 Majesty. Interval is...

No belt issues with my '05 Majesty. Interval is 12K. I changed mine around 14K and 27K, both times the old one looked fine.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By Racerrrx
'07 Sportcity 250

I've always lusted after these and finally found one- drove 7.5 hours (each way) to pick it up last weekend. After a few rides I'm sadly thinking that it just doesn't fit me. I haven't even...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,355
Posted By Racerrrx
I've done plenty of 4-500 mile days on my...

I've done plenty of 4-500 mile days on my Majesty. Other that the harsh rear suspension it's awesome. It actually seems most suited for cruising at 80-85mph. Stock mine got 60mpg, with the Jcosta...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-05-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,793
Posted By Racerrrx
I kinda miss my Wee... this makes me wanna go buy...

I kinda miss my Wee... this makes me wanna go buy the one that's been languishing at the dealer with 107K on it...
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