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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,202
Posted By fast4d
what does this beast weight? 550 dry? is that...

what does this beast weight? 550 dry? is that true?
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,069
Posted By fast4d
I think you need to give the kids a face full of...

I think you need to give the kids a face full of water if they don't close the door.:D
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By fast4d
you want to get technical ...there is group 3 and...

you want to get technical ...there is group 3 and group 4 synthetics. As mentioned above due to castrol vs mobil.

I use rotella 5w-40 which is a group 3 (not 100% synthetic).

that castrol...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By fast4d
you living under your own roof? you have...

you living under your own roof?

you have young children?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By fast4d
aprilia rsv came with 180 rear with a 6" rim

aprilia rsv came with 180 rear with a 6" rim
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By fast4d
55 is a touch taller but that usually helps...

55 is a touch taller but that usually helps because it shifts weight forward.

55 tire is MUCH easier/faster to lean over.

I don't think it has much effect on wear.

if you don't want it to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By fast4d
I dont think you will find anyone better in the...

I dont think you will find anyone better in the area.
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,820
Posted By fast4d
I mount 180/190/200 tires on 5.5 and 6" wheels. ...

I mount 180/190/200 tires on 5.5 and 6" wheels. the stiff carcass of recent vintage sport touring tires can be difficult.

lube reduce my efforts by a ton.

used dish soap but found ruglyde or...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By fast4d
I have held titan gloves. the palms are a...

I have held titan gloves.

the palms are a bit tight requiring extra effort putting them on. this is different from the 8+ pairs of held gloves I've had. I think it has to do with the carbon puck...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By fast4d
RF-1200 is 'intermediate' oval. it does not fit...

RF-1200 is 'intermediate' oval. it does not fit me and I sold mine after one ride.

arai profile and now the signet Q are the only ones that fit my egg head. Actually my head is shape more like a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,323
Posted By fast4d
the tuono is more like 460lb+ wet. the...

the tuono is more like 460lb+ wet.

the aprilia V4 bikes are not the lightest out there.

I applaud suzuki for this. finally!

colors are a bit loud though. too much like race boy gixxers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,039
Posted By fast4d
you mean like 1/3 of the bikes in the for sale...

you mean like 1/3 of the bikes in the for sale forum here? :hide
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By fast4d
egg head/long oval?

egg head/long oval?
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 414,351
Posted By fast4d
going to wire in a dimmer for the LED lights? ...

going to wire in a dimmer for the LED lights? dont know the power level so it might not be needed.
use acc1 or use acc2 with relay. I used acc1. radar detector is on acc2 but I always remove whe...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 96,919
Posted By fast4d
2-3k off msrp, no BS fees? I would start...

2-3k off msrp, no BS fees?

I would start offer of 3500 off.with a two year old stock you have the advantage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,743
Posted By fast4d
without a right mirror, how do you see LE sitting...

without a right mirror, how do you see LE sitting on on-ramps as you pass?
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By fast4d
I have a couple of parnes led clusters. they...

I have a couple of parnes led clusters.

they dont work if I am not lookin down.

a light in my line of sight no matter where my head is would obviously be best. so HARD and similar helmet port...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 390,146
Posted By fast4d
on ach you can usually look up ahead a few turns ...

on ach you can usually look up ahead a few turns and see what is coming in opposite direction.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 96,919
Posted By fast4d
that case is kinda ugly but nothing wrong with...

that case is kinda ugly but nothing wrong with fitting saddle bags and top case. the strata comes with them, no?
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,722
Posted By fast4d
why are you double posting? go take an...

why are you double posting?

go take an english compostion class if you dont know when to break a paragraph
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,722
Posted By fast4d
deviantmoto, wtf does a car tire have to do...

deviantmoto,

wtf does a car tire have to do with this thread?:huh

and with regards to tire profile. you think a small change like the one you illustrated will cause irregular handling?

and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 96,919
Posted By fast4d
this dealer is full of it! if it was a real...

this dealer is full of it!

if it was a real demo bike they will start the warranty when you buy it.

domt pay BS fees on a last year model bike. better yet dont oay any prep charge or shipping....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 390,146
Posted By fast4d
I really dont find that area appealing. I live...

I really dont find that area appealing. I live 20 minutes away but I rather ride Hwy 33 or angeles crest/forest.

way too many residence and traffic on weekends. it is cool to hang out and look...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 390,146
Posted By fast4d
that's only the section between rock store and...

that's only the section between rock store and lookout. about 1/10 of mulholland hwy. but it seems all the cool kids are riding just that section, up and down, over and over. probably because there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 390,146
Posted By fast4d
this is what we do to vest/t-shirt/shorts wearing...

this is what we do to vest/t-shirt/shorts wearing ryduhs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 390,146
Posted By fast4d
it's T-shirt weather:lol3 this past week...

it's T-shirt weather:lol3

this past week I've seen at least 5 riders wearing SHORTS. I've been out on the road for a total of 3 hours.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,692
Posted By fast4d
what agency is this. some cities just love...

what agency is this.

some cities just love them revenue enforcement.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,692
Posted By fast4d
probably. I split past cops everyday in the city...

probably. I split past cops everyday in the city of LA every weekday. CHP, LACSD, LAPD, etc.

the only time I've gotten a earful (no citation) was spliting the 405 wilshire onramp/offramp before...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By fast4d
locks, chains, cabless back up your truck so...

locks, chains, cabless

back up your truck so tailgate is against a wall
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,692
Posted By fast4d
correct. but cop said it expired. not...

correct.

but cop said it expired. not revoked, suspened, etc.



cop's judgement call was harsh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,692
Posted By fast4d
your DL is expired according to "the computer" ...

your DL is expired according to "the computer"

But your DL (paper) says otherwise.

I guess it would be up to the cop.

but yeah it is SOP to make you stop driving/riding there on the spot. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-15-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By fast4d
sounds exactly like the zrx I bought with 16k...

sounds exactly like the zrx I bought with 16k miles.:D

.03-.05mm on at least 2-3 exhaust valves

engine is still running fine at 80k
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,418
Posted By fast4d
wish I can see or get the dimensions of the pot...

wish I can see or get the dimensions of the pot hole before making judgement.

RIP
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,783
Posted By fast4d
this is the attitude that alot of riders have. ...

this is the attitude that alot of riders have.

they are going twice the limit (or a huge speed delta) and goes ape shit because some cage puts out in front or switch lanes into their path.

alot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 881
Posted By fast4d
the last year alone I've had 3 flat. I think it...

the last year alone I've had 3 flat. I think it is due to the construction going on along my route to work. I've found a 3 inch long nail in my tire couple weeks ago.

it takes me about 20 min to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,086
Posted By fast4d
come on, that was like 10 years ago! the...

come on, that was like 10 years ago!

the ones that replaced him were cool but within the last year some new ones with MAJOR attitudes got rotated in. I won't go into details but they WILL make...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,783
Posted By fast4d
the camera vehicle is an ariel atom that...

the camera vehicle is an ariel atom

that road is in the santa monica mountains. piuma, mulholland or ?
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 414,351
Posted By fast4d
your map is gives decent mpg if cruising. if you...

your map is gives decent mpg if cruising. if you drop the hammer it gets thirsty. which is Ok with me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,086
Posted By fast4d
no one lives up there. it not like the santa...

no one lives up there.

it not like the santa monica mountains.

whoever doing this is a psychopath.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,564
Posted By fast4d
I am lazy and don't like cleaning camel pak. ...

I am lazy and don't like cleaning camel pak.

if it's a one day ride I use bottles.

multi day I use camel pak. I drink alot when I'm off the bike to hydrate ahead of the ride.
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