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Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,575
Posted By squid vicious
Hoptimum?

Hoptimum?
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By squid vicious
a set of bags and racks (like hepco becker) can...

a set of bags and racks (like hepco becker) can be had for about (or less than) the price difference on those two 620s. I'd say go for the black one.

Also, belts on these are $100 in parts and a...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By squid vicious
I rented a 2014 standard for the weekend, found...

I rented a 2014 standard for the weekend, found it to do the exact same thing. That motor just didn't care much for RPM under 3K. Clicked down a gear, let the RPM come up a bit, enjoyed the ride
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 166,313
Posted By squid vicious
Which Kriega bags are those on the side?

Which Kriega bags are those on the side?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 142,979
Posted By squid vicious
The demo I rode did this. They seemed to think...

The demo I rode did this. They seemed to think it was the steering head bearing. Im not convinced, it also felt like it was something in the fork leg to me
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,969
Views: 1,190,604
Posted By squid vicious
That's an air cooled motor. Final product is...

That's an air cooled motor. Final product is already confirmed to be liquid cooled.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By squid vicious
For a tank slapper, you're right on.....but his...

For a tank slapper, you're right on.....but his was not a "tank slapper". His was a rear blow out causing a "fish tail" action. You'd want as much weight as possible OFF the rear in this case. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 97,587
Views: 18,530,693
Posted By squid vicious
"best" is a bit subjective but with that in mind:...

"best" is a bit subjective but with that in mind: I put the Pro-taper CR High bar on and love the ergo's. Just enough sweep to be comfortable sitting down, and still in a good postion for standing....
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,728
Posted By squid vicious
Wait...are you suggesting we actually ride these...

Wait...are you suggesting we actually ride these things?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44,461
Views: 8,541,199
Posted By squid vicious
bump started more FI bikes than I care to count. ...

bump started more FI bikes than I care to count. Won't be a problem.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,728
Posted By squid vicious
Could you describe the ruckus, sir? Our 99...

Could you describe the ruckus, sir?

Our 99 had a ticking/tapping sound starting off and steady cruising, turns out it was the upper chain guide wheel thingy (technical name for it) had worn and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 97,587
Views: 18,530,693
Posted By squid vicious
Just to add a data point, I just fixed a similar...

Just to add a data point, I just fixed a similar "weeping" turns out it was the cam chain tensioner. Unbolted the tensioner, cleaned the old gasket material off, ran a fresh bead of sealant, bone...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 17,112
Posted By squid vicious
c'mon dude, be cool. He was kind enough to drive...

c'mon dude, be cool. He was kind enough to drive all the way up to recover my bike after they air lifted me out of there. That scooby went through some pretty impressive terrain for a car.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,114
Posted By squid vicious
If KTM and Kawi can do it, why not yamaha?

If KTM and Kawi can do it, why not yamaha?
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,197
Posted By squid vicious
maybe i'm missing something....aren't those pics...

maybe i'm missing something....aren't those pics just of the standard speed 3? Or was that just for illustration purposes?
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,197
Posted By squid vicious
buying a motorcycle in and of itself is not a...

buying a motorcycle in and of itself is not a practical decision. go with your heart, not your head.
Forum: Beasts 01-11-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,876
Posted By squid vicious
it is possible he correctly had his body set...

it is possible he correctly had his body set prior to turn in.....

That said...I hate this bike. I hate it because it actually could replace my MTS. I loved that nothing else out there was...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,193
Posted By squid vicious
Well then, for the love of god, DON'T ride the...

Well then, for the love of god, DON'T ride the multistrada 1K.....
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,673
Posted By squid vicious
the front brake shudder on the MTS is due more to...

the front brake shudder on the MTS is due more to a bad suspension set up than the brakes themselves. I set mine up from day one low in the front, high in the rear, and of course proper...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,910
Posted By squid vicious
canonball run, san francisco to puerto penasco. ...

canonball run, san francisco to puerto penasco. 932 miles. 17hrs. 110+ degrees.

http://www.bayarearidersforum.com/forums/images/threads/000/163/876/2461681-squid_at_80a.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,538
Posted By squid vicious
That's saying alot because the showa on the non-s...

That's saying alot because the showa on the non-s MTS is very good. Maybe I should go ride the ULY, just for $h1ts and giggles
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By squid vicious
That's a good point. One of the parts of the...

That's a good point. One of the parts of the motorcycle that often gets overlooked from an asthetics stand point. I can't find it at the moment, but I remember a picture of a Multistrada with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,118
Posted By squid vicious
That is the most rediculously ill-concieved bike...

That is the most rediculously ill-concieved bike I'v ever laid eyes on. Almost as useless as a new modern liter bike on the street.




I'll take one of each. Nice write up, thanks dude
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,133
Posted By squid vicious
*Pssst....."squids" are the ones who DON'T where...

*Pssst....."squids" are the ones who DON'T where leathers. FYI*
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,402
Posted By squid vicious
MTS has a 180 rear

MTS has a 180 rear
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2006, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,402
Posted By squid vicious
the bash plate and high mount (if it's the bike...

the bash plate and high mount (if it's the bike I'm thinking of) is one off custom. As for tires, aobut the best you'll find is SM tires, Distanzas and such. You won't fine proper knobbies.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,715
Posted By squid vicious
It makes no difference how much fuel is actually...

It makes no difference how much fuel is actually IN your tank. If you are going up a hill, you are out of gas. If you are going down a hill, you have a full tank. If you are going level, it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,715
Posted By squid vicious
Hi. Sorry for the intrusion. Any thread...

Hi.

Sorry for the intrusion. Any thread about shitty gas gauges should include atleast one reply from a Multistrada owner. Carry on.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,570
Posted By squid vicious
Nothing really usefull to ad here...

Nothing really usefull to ad here except...man...call BMW, get the crash kart out there and get it towed in.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,913
Posted By squid vicious
Hahah....excellent irony. wierdest thing on...

Hahah....excellent irony.

wierdest thing on my DR...7 layer bean dip.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18,785
Views: 7,559,552
Posted By squid vicious
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=76306&stc=1&d=1151081485

When they said, "..follow the river.." I think they meant follow NEXT to the river. But hey, if it works it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,541
Posted By squid vicious
+1 more for O2 sensor. Surging during constant...

+1 more for O2 sensor. Surging during constant throttle or acceleration is generally a rich condition. When the motor is cold, it runs on a preprogrammed map. Once it warms up, it then takes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By squid vicious
Possible, but doubtfull in this circumstance. ...

Possible, but doubtfull in this circumstance. Generally, when you have a fuel obstruction the bike runs rough, sometimes worse, sometimes better. Your situation sounds like it either runs fine, or...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By squid vicious
If the starter is cranking over the motor, the...

If the starter is cranking over the motor, the problem is not with the kickstand switch. More than likely you have an intermittent loss of spark. If you can get access to a timing light, put the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-14-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,870
Posted By squid vicious
I LOVE my Multistrada, but I keep finding myself...

I LOVE my Multistrada, but I keep finding myself eyeing these things....
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,140
Posted By squid vicious
that's hawt

that's hawt
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By squid vicious
How much stuff do you carry? Reason I'm asking...

How much stuff do you carry? Reason I'm asking is I had a Cortech tail bag that I used on my 650 (with an FMF exhaust) that could hold quite a bit. I once carried a cassarole dish full of 7 layer...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By squid vicious
The DRZ400s is a VERY capable machine w/ very...

The DRZ400s is a VERY capable machine w/ very little work. I'm 5'8" w/ a 30" inseam and have the Suzuki low gel seat, no problems with getting my feet on the ground (enough), and I have a full Race...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2005, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By squid vicious
Universal windscreen, light smoke 1" and 7/8"

It's been sitting in my closet since I sold my DR650 last year. Used on one street ride, practically new. Comes with mounting brackets for 1" and 7/8" bars.

$50 shipped

Paypal is cool, or cash...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,825
Posted By squid vicious
Mine sucked in the dirt. But I suck at riding...

Mine sucked in the dirt. But I suck at riding dirt bikes. To this day, I don't believe I'v ever had a bike I enjoyed tailiing sport bikes down the local canyon more that that DR650. Corbin/IMS and...
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