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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,165
Views: 202,875
Posted By X1Glider
That 750 Street based flat tracker looks the...

That 750 Street based flat tracker looks the tits! I'll take one please.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Cannondale

Cannondale
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Well guys, due to a seriously jacked up spine...

Well guys, due to a seriously jacked up spine from years of crazy and often extreme abuse, I did my last ride a month ago as a test to see if I've had any improvement in it's health. The answer was...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,615
Posted By X1Glider
I have to admit I have never owned a sex on...

I have to admit I have never owned a sex on wheels bike. I saw and listened to a F4 Castiglioni edition years ago and came in my pants, the sound was so beautiful. I've wanted one ever since but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By X1Glider
So it's changed for the worse then...

So it's changed for the worse then...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 240,903
Posted By X1Glider
The Q2/55 is also a pretty tall rear. I've used...

The Q2/55 is also a pretty tall rear. I've used the Q2 since they came out and Qualifiers before that and love them on my other bikes from BMWs to Buells. Now using the Q3 on the Buell.

What...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,183
Posted By X1Glider
Been nearly 10 years since I last wandered...

Been nearly 10 years since I last wandered through Oak Cliff but at that time and all through 10 years before that. that I know of, I wouldn't go through there unless I was packing heat. Surely any...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 240,903
Posted By X1Glider
Did this with the Dunlop Q2 and went back to the...

Did this with the Dunlop Q2 and went back to the 50 series. The chassis attitude was where I like it but I was using up the front tire more quickly and leaving 5/8" of chicken strip on the rear. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 240,903
Posted By X1Glider
There is no comparison. Sprint ST is outdated all...

There is no comparison. Sprint ST is outdated all the way around with very basic suspension. When not comparing, The Sprint ST is actually a decent bike. Actually more of an ok bike than a decent...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 240,903
Posted By X1Glider
Stripple, I wouldn't say the Kawasaki is more...

Stripple, I wouldn't say the Kawasaki is more dependable than the Ducati these days. My N1k has had some teething issues. Clutch and FI mapping were the first problems with the engine shutting down...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 240,903
Posted By X1Glider
Other new N1K features

-6th gear is taller for less buzzy highway cruising.
-improved low and midrange mapping
-Rear shock has a remote preload knob.
-better fork tuning and slightly stiffer spring
-front mono block...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Posted By X1Glider
You're pretty fortunate to have good access to...

You're pretty fortunate to have good access to all three of them.

REI will likely have better brands of tents and bags in their store. The one where I am carries top tier models from them.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,184
Posted By X1Glider
The helmet that fits you the best will work the...

The helmet that fits you the best will work the best. As long as its a good helmet to begin with. A bad fitting helmet will be uncomfortable as you know and likely ineffective when needed.

Been...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By X1Glider
The same reason that BMW won't fix their final...

The same reason that BMW won't fix their final drive. There's nothing wrong with it.:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
I haven't read any news on the release of the...

I haven't read any news on the release of the F.I. retro-kit for the thumpers.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
So who makes that front wave rotor? It's an...

So who makes that front wave rotor? It's an unusual hub.

I'd have thought it only necessary to change out the front master and the calipers. These are the only items I thought to be of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
I've seen some great looking 450Xs in white. ...

I've seen some great looking 450Xs in white. it's a good look.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Due to severe lumbar issues and being able to...

Due to severe lumbar issues and being able to barely walk these days, I'll likely be putting my 450E up for sale soon. Such a shame, I've got less than 20 hours on it. Unless any of the 2nd...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Good purchase. The stock brakes are barely...

Good purchase. The stock brakes are barely adequate. The calipers are lame.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,165
Views: 202,875
Posted By X1Glider
I'll probably buy one or two Blasts when they do....

I'll probably buy one or two Blasts when they do. I ran one at Bonneville a couple years and shoulda kept it when I was done. But I might be able to teach my wife on one this time around. Or do...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Pete, what year is yours? Mine is a '13. ...

Pete, what year is yours? Mine is a '13.

I have to say, out of the bent up crate, I prefer the Marzocchi fork and whatever this shock is to the ones that came on my '05 Honda X. On the X, I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
No real flaws to speak of. No less durable than...

No real flaws to speak of. No less durable than my real Honda was.

One thing...wait for the EFI. The carb sucks. See my above quoted post.

I like the AWD more and more each time I go for a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
1. Yes, the Christini FCR carb on my "E" is not...

1. Yes, the Christini FCR carb on my "E" is not as good as the one from the Honda. I jetted and did the AP mod like I had on my old 450X which ran perfectly. The DS came with a CV carb but I know...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
I just get a red X at work but can guess at what...

I just get a red X at work but can guess at what the pic is.

I would be curious how a Xtini would do with ice studs. I was in Dallas during the ice storm last week and could have used studs. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,608
Posted By X1Glider
It's that loose skin that snags and causes...

It's that loose skin that snags and causes tumbles.:eek1
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 56,996
Posted By X1Glider
I also have the Fox Bombers. They are at least...

I also have the Fox Bombers. They are at least twice as better built than typical MX gloves, which seem no more durable than a child's pajamas. Plus they also seem to fit better and stay put...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 56,996
Posted By X1Glider
It's been a couple years since I could fit into...

It's been a couple years since I could fit into my high velocity gear jacket. But, I bought it with the sole intention to protect me in the woods against punctures from impacting splintered tree...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,920
Posted By X1Glider
You'll need a stator rewind to convert your...

You'll need a stator rewind to convert your lighting circuit to DC first.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 105,920
Posted By X1Glider
The stock headlight really is a joke. But it's...

The stock headlight really is a joke. But it's worth keeping, IMO for a general flood light. I'm a huge proponent of helmet lights. Where you turn your head is where the light goes.

For 5...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
That's a good question, concerning the tank. The...

That's a good question, concerning the tank. The site doesn't specify a different size for EFI or carb. But I do like the 2.6.

It's possible it will be a metal tank like the Japanese MX...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,165
Views: 202,875
Posted By X1Glider
HD dealers and techs hated the Buells. Will this...

HD dealers and techs hated the Buells. Will this be the next red headed stepchild?
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
E-mail direct to Ash got bounced back.:yikes But...

E-mail direct to Ash got bounced back.:yikes But I got one from Steve Christini.

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You...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Just sent an enquiry to Ash.

Just sent an enquiry to Ash.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
:ear Retrifittable? Never been to the...

:ear Retrifittable?

Never been to the Christini FB page ('cuz I detest FB).:puke2

Now I will have to.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,964
Posted By X1Glider
For me, it kin of motorboated down the road and...

For me, it kin of motorboated down the road and the front was light. The GS arm corrected the chassis attitude and it stuck in the turns even better than the Ninja 1000 I've replaced it with. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,964
Posted By X1Glider
Yes. It is the same part number used on the 1100...

Yes. It is the same part number used on the 1100 and 1150 GS.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Clever:clap

Clever:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 368,986
Posted By X1Glider
What makes you think a chain is more reliable? ...

What makes you think a chain is more reliable? Been lots of times over the years where I've seen broken chains. Even this year. Sometimes from excesive wear, sometimes from wheel misalignment and...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By X1Glider
I've read on several forums that the D3O armour...

I've read on several forums that the D3O armour changes fexibility with temperature. Severe cold making it too hard and even causing cracking.

I have no experience with it personally, just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 79,546
Posted By X1Glider
Poor bike is sitting in the corner of the garage...

Poor bike is sitting in the corner of the garage now while the gubbimint is shut down. (Don't feel like driving 3 hours or more to a more expensive private park)

Thanks Mr. Resident. :boid
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