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Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,212
Posted By Dirty Hippie
You answered your own question. It's not the...

You answered your own question. It's not the helmet, it's the bike. Time for a new bike.

I have the Schuberth R1. I love it. Very quiet on my naked KTM, very loud on my full faired FJR. Prior to...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,375
Posted By Dirty Hippie
My neighbor, who is one of those guys who can...

My neighbor, who is one of those guys who can wrench ANYTHING replaced the clutch in my KIA yesterday. His garage is a magnificent array of Snap On, MAC, and Craftsman. When I mentioned I still use...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Needles in 3rd position, Wings with small...

Needles in 3rd position, Wings with small inserts. Everything else with the fueling is stock and the bike absolutely rips. I'm at 6600 and my normal riding is up to the 8000-9000s and I never have a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-28-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Castrol or Valvoline 20w50. Marked as Vtwin oil...

Castrol or Valvoline 20w50. Marked as Vtwin oil and I think they both have pictures of cruisers on them. They sell one at Checker and one at Autozone and I don't care which one I use, nor does the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,502
Posted By Dirty Hippie
No speekee engrish?

No speekee engrish?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,502
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Always let the newb you are training lead. That...

Always let the newb you are training lead. That way the left turner will get them before they get you! When training new riders you might wanna think about how riders get in wrecks and die. If you...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Wow, I forgot all about this thread. Sorry I...

Wow, I forgot all about this thread. Sorry I didn't get back to answer questions. I know they are a couple years old, but...

I still love my Renazco. Regarding its use in the canyons (about the...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Yeah, hotels in the oil area are nil. I grew up...

Yeah, hotels in the oil area are nil. I grew up in Williston and my old man still works oil up there. That whole northwest corner of the state is a nightmare, according to him. Too many big rigs...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,199
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Never had a good experience at Fay. In parts or...

Never had a good experience at Fay. In parts or sales. I don't think it's just them, though. I will never go to GP again after being charged almost double what I was quoted on a service, then having...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,535
Posted By Dirty Hippie
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,502
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Yeah, I bet we won't be the only ones!::lol3

Yeah, I bet we won't be the only ones!::lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
For holding the water pump impeller while you...

For holding the water pump impeller while you remove the bolt, I grabbed an allen wrench and held it between the impeller blades with my left hand while I used a socket on a breaking bar in my right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,846
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Never ridden a supermoto, I am guessing?...

Never ridden a supermoto, I am guessing? Sportbikes, and I'm talkin' crotch rockets here, are designed to be aerodynamic in a full tuck. The riding position is a result of this, not because having...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,627
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I've had two 5 series (E28 and E39), and prior to...

I've had two 5 series (E28 and E39), and prior to those, a Jetta GLX. They were all awesome to drive. They all had problems, and when they had them, they were expensive. I always say I'll never buy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 46,090
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Any Honda. Thought I might like a Blackbird, but...

Any Honda. Thought I might like a Blackbird, but I was wrong. Hondas suck. Only team I root against in racing.

The Diavel. Nuff said.

Any boatish tourer. I'd rather drive.

I am not hip to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,846
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Yeah, that's pretty much what I was thinking. I...

Yeah, that's pretty much what I was thinking. I have never, ever, ever, in all my years of canyon riding ever seen a rider on a BMW that was "fast". Lots of riders that were competent, and good...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By Dirty Hippie
+1. Try dropping the side stand.

+1. Try dropping the side stand.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,209
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Really? They still make shaft drive bikes? I...

Really? They still make shaft drive bikes? I thought they went out with Reagan. Never owned one or understood why people want them. I don't understand Scottoilers either.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Thinking about trying a windscreen. I've been on...

Thinking about trying a windscreen. I've been on the highway more lately and I am getting beat to death by the wind. Anyone have one they'd like to sell?
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By Dirty Hippie
If you are going to let people test ride it, I'd...

If you are going to let people test ride it, I'd think the squared off tires would hurt the cornering and handling of the bike, thus I would change them. I test rode an old Gixxer 1100 once that had...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-14-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,366
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Wow, I thought he was trying to help the rest of...

Wow, I thought he was trying to help the rest of us if we happen upon the same situation. Thanks for letting me know he's just a "tough guy". I stay away from that type.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Ok, dude. Let me say I don't know very much about...

Ok, dude. Let me say I don't know very much about anything and am a shitty mechanic. With that said:

My bike used to be hard to start without a twist of throttle and choke as well. A put a new...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-12-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I have had the clutch cover off half a dozen...

I have had the clutch cover off half a dozen times and the original gasket ring thing is still fine with no leaks.

Not sure why you would want to replace the seal and not the shaft. Isn't it the...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,980
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Yep. Total bummer. It's amazing how accurate the...

Yep. Total bummer. It's amazing how accurate the first post in this thread was. Really nailed it, and a long time ago.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
So it looks like the Scorp Syncs are...

So it looks like the Scorp Syncs are discontinued. I like these, but was ready to try something new anyway/

My friend runs the 2CTs and loves them. I have been looking at the Pures, due to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dirty Hippie
BTW, I didn't have any milkshake in the clutch...

BTW, I didn't have any milkshake in the clutch cover. Only telltale sign was the wavy oil filter. Only evidence of milkshake was between the bearings where the shaft runs through. Just a tiny bit,...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Time to rebuild the water pump, dude. I just did...

Time to rebuild the water pump, dude. I just did mine a few weeks ago. It looked pretty simple from reading about how to do it and checking the HOW, but it was difficult for me. Nothing went smooth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Poll: Organ Donors
Views: 4,022
Posted By Dirty Hippie
:rofl. Thanks, dude!

:rofl. Thanks, dude!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 94,842
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I used to wear zero gear. I have ridden since age...

I used to wear zero gear. I have ridden since age 3 and had an off at 18 (my only street crash to date), where I lost a lot of skin. I still didn't get any gear, nor did any of my friends. Gear when...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Freakin fantastic!!! :rofl Anyway, the...

Freakin fantastic!!! :rofl

Anyway, the obvious advantage on the DL would be when some psycho local runs you off the track. The Desmo isn't as good in the dirt and you might crash. No sweat on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,389
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Man, this is far out! Darkside. Lovin it. :clap ...

Man, this is far out! Darkside. Lovin it. :clap

I don't think it would work for me, but it is so cool that someone tried it to find out.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-29-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,301
Posted By Dirty Hippie
$900 is hundreds more than I paid for my Wings a...

$900 is hundreds more than I paid for my Wings a couple months ago, but I don't know what the prices are now. If the name is the most important thing, then you should get the Akras. I just wanted...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,923
Posted By Dirty Hippie
:rofl Thanks, I needed that! Anyway, one...

:rofl

Thanks, I needed that! Anyway, one only needs to google some of the tests on the 950 to be reminded that everyone who rode it said it was one of the best bikes ever made. I have never ridden...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I love my SM. The smoothish looking Pirelli Sync...

I love my SM. The smoothish looking Pirelli Sync tires are fine in the gravel. You can steal one for half of what an SE costs. If you need serious tires, check this out:
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I just posted my 950 SM gel seat for sale if...

I just posted my 950 SM gel seat for sale if anyone is interested.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768608
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
No rejet necessary unless you want to run them...

No rejet necessary unless you want to run them without baffles. I removed the SAS equipment when I installed the cans, using the block off plates I ordered from Wings. They can be contacted at...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,199
Posted By Dirty Hippie
I ran stock pipes for 3 years and just installed...

I ran stock pipes for 3 years and just installed Wings over the weekend. I am totally happy, with zero regrets. I contemplated the same brands, akras, fmf, as well as some others. FMF never impressed...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 1,489,355
Posted By Dirty Hippie
New Wings silencers installed. Probably should...

New Wings silencers installed. Probably should have taken the pic before the ride, when they were clean, but a dude has to have priorities. Build quality is awesome and they sound great. Gorazd at...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,664
Posted By Dirty Hippie
The Sommer's door is like the stock door with a...

The Sommer's door is like the stock door with a cut out. This set up looks more like the MWR doohickey, except a lot more cost effective. Anyway, the concept either way is to let more air in, thereby...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-12-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,208
Posted By Dirty Hippie
Just received my Wings yesterday. It took exactly...

Just received my Wings yesterday. It took exactly 2 weeks from order. 5 days to build and then shipping to Colorado. I didn't think I'd see them until next weekend! All I can say, is WOW. They are...
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