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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By nic579
Nice to hear the bike is a good fit for you, its...

Nice to hear the bike is a good fit for you, its actually perfect for the roads down there, my CR is a bit stiff for some of the stuff we were riding.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By nic579
Its gotten most of its miles since June this year...

Its gotten most of its miles since June this year between the 2 of us.

I was down in your neck of the woods on the 1125cr with some guys I just met. No crashers and a nice brisk pace. Nice...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-28-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26,959
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Posted By nic579
You had your chance picked up the Green bike just...

You had your chance picked up the Green bike just 15 min from there.

Really you already dropped it?? LoL. At least it is finally truly broken in now! Just checked out a Ducati for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:22 AM
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Posted By nic579
One the best bikes ever made I think the...

One the best bikes ever made I think the production run helps to prove this.
Vertically challenged I wish I was tall enough to use one more for its true intent than I would have kept mine.

On a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 03:33 AM
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Posted By nic579
http://albany.craigslist.org/mcy/4669897282.html ...

http://albany.craigslist.org/mcy/4669897282.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00H0H_lLHhnuiX1c9_600x450.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,552,859
Posted By nic579
Posted in Flea Market ...

Posted in Flea Market http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009658

http://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_jitTPt0FK62_600x450.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2014, 10:20 AM
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Posted By nic579
Some of the best winding roads I experienced in...

Some of the best winding roads I experienced in the Continental United States near and in that park.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By nic579
I only speak of RaceTec and Ohlins as I have...

I only speak of RaceTec and Ohlins as I have personally had good experience with them, and the old LE " Lindemann Engineering" which is now run by TZ250 guy Ed Sorbo.


I have heard others...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By nic579
If it were me I would send the shock in to have...

If it were me I would send the shock in to have work done as I dont have or want to buy the tooling. You need the proper springs front + rear, set up with correct sag for your suspension period, that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By nic579
I have used gold valves on bikes in the past and...

I have used gold valves on bikes in the past and found them to be a night to day improvement in all cases. My 09 Versys I ran for my 3200 mile vacation this month to NW Arkansas and than back North...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
That is quite a deal from my perspective. I like...

That is quite a deal from my perspective. I like the Black on Black.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
Just not all that comfortable but keep in mind my...

Just not all that comfortable but keep in mind my days on highway were 940 miles first day, and something like 580 the second day. I was not crippled like when I did this with my GSXR 600 but it was...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
I would be tempted by a new FZ8 at that price....

I would be tempted by a new FZ8 at that price. For new I would be asking myself which holds value better over the long run.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,552,859
Posted By nic579
Ebay a spare 650r engine and go to work they are...

Ebay a spare 650r engine and go to work they are cheap enough.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
I should probably stay away from writing as it...

I should probably stay away from writing as it really is not my forte, so I will give up with this spot. Aloha.

Just to a certain point of commitment and for the the street the Versys is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
I disagree chassis weight balance for turns is...

I disagree chassis weight balance for turns is better on a bike where rider weight is placed over the front wheel. I found myself choking up as far forward as I could in the tightest stuff on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
No the bike really excels in the turns and is...

No the bike really excels in the turns and is easy to ride fast there.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,903
Posted By nic579
Versys is fast enough on the street you could be...

Versys is fast enough on the street you could be thrown in jail for speeding on it, also will clip along at 75 in the 20mph twisties all day long "for days" and you will still have tires left to ride...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 06:13 AM
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Posted By nic579
If I want a hp increase I step on my Buell 1125CR...

If I want a hp increase I step on my Buell 1125CR and feather the edge of just off idle and do my best job of keeping the thing from planting itself in the ass end of anything in front of me. I find...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,552,859
Posted By nic579
Corbin seat sucks sat on another Versys with a...

Corbin seat sucks sat on another Versys with a stock seat and that seemed light years better, bike will hum along all day at 80mph and still have enough guts to pass the big rigs. Bars feel like a...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,552,859
Posted By nic579
Baught my 09 Versys a little less than a month...

Baught my 09 Versys a little less than a month ago and have driven it for my week and a half vacation, The little versys is a reasonably competent motorcycle. I took the bike on a loop from Buffalo...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By nic579
This is what I did forget the spring I used...

This is what I did forget the spring I used though.
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By nic579
http://www.moto-recyclers.net/servlet/the-44776/00...

http://www.moto-recyclers.net/servlet/the-44776/00-XR650L-XR650-XR/Detail
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 03:38 PM
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Posted By nic579
I loved the big L too just not practical for my...

I loved the big L too just not practical for my size. It was very hard to let it go.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By nic579
I am with you sold my XR650L and picked up up a...

I am with you sold my XR650L and picked up up a 650 Versys with 2600 miles for oddly the same price. Got this to do a summer road trip to Arkansas and hopefully time permitting back up Blue Ridge...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By nic579
Have a few bits left from the XRL reasonable...

Have a few bits left from the XRL reasonable offer takes part/parts + shipping

Front Rotor
front caliper
stock shock link good clean bearings.
suspension Knuckel with zerk fittings....
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 04:53 AM
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Posted By nic579
I have noticed this on the XR and some other...

I have noticed this on the XR and some other bikes and thought the same thing. My Buell 1125CR/r has the Exhaust as a stressed member supporting the foot controls. It seems that the controls can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By nic579
Posted parts in the Flea Market: ...

Posted parts in the Flea Market:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24344791#post24344791

Whats left
Stock Suspension Link good bearings.
Suspension knuckel with zerk fittings....
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 08:42 PM
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Posted By nic579
I used CRF Throttle but had used the XRL cables....

I used CRF Throttle but had used the XRL cables. comes with CRF cables and throttle. O forget why I had switched back to the XRL cables.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 78,849
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Posted By nic579
Adapter is separate NOSS sells one for $65 I had...

Adapter is separate NOSS sells one for $65 I had one made locally.

Quick shot 3 is the adjustable accelerator pump jetting plate, or explained as an adjustable leak jet.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By nic579
Best I was able to do for the 40mm was 275 for a...

Best I was able to do for the 40mm was 275 for a clean core with throttle grip than all the other bits add up quick quickshot 3, range of jets for tuning, needle, Long Idle air screw, and the airbox...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 78,849
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Posted By nic579
I miss read his post thought he said his friend...

I miss read his post thought he said his friend had an fcr. Where do you find FCR carbs for $100?
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By nic579
Just buy it thats is a smoking deal the ...

Just buy it thats is a smoking deal the Quichshot 3 cost almost that much. Its a night and day difference. I could not believe how sluggish the bike felt when I switched it back to the CV.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By nic579
That's what this is. ...

That's what this is.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7386/9162459850_f2e6816ce7.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By nic579
No one in Buffalo wanted to buy a low mile XR650l...

No one in Buffalo wanted to buy a low mile XR650l with throttle twist wheelie power. Sold the nice XRL without it and will be looking for a better fit for my 5'4" frame in the future. First something...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 78,849
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Posted By nic579
Forget Daves mod I have a complete FCR-MX kit I...

Forget Daves mod I have a complete FCR-MX kit I will be selling for $400 Includes: 07 CRF450 Carb with proper needle Quick shot 3, airbox offset bell-mouth throttle + cables but if I recall the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 78,849
Views: 8,641,353
Posted By nic579
I have the f2 cush cut down to width have the...

I have the f2 cush cut down to width have the bearing with retainer lip to hold cush in but need the shelf widened to support the bearing. Its all very close to done but life got in the way and I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 78,849
Views: 8,641,353
Posted By nic579
Just let me know if you can swing it some time, I...

Just let me know if you can swing it some time, I don't see it going anywhere quick in my local market. I am looking for a bike to do some touring on but may be buying that this weekend if all works...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 04:35 AM
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Views: 8,641,353
Posted By nic579
Wish you were closer. I probably don't present...

Wish you were closer. I probably don't present well showing up in my 20+ year old battle scarred Teknic jacket my Arai helmet with road rash on the top center of the visor than there's the road...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78,849
Views: 8,641,353
Posted By nic579
I would show at small claims court with...

I would show at small claims court with replacement + repair estimate from them and one competitor and be done with it. They will lose and you can get your upgrade parts and pocket the change.
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