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Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,908
Posted By SimpleSimon
That sucks. :(:

That sucks. :(:
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,481
Posted By SimpleSimon
Sounds like you want a Buell Ulysses.

Sounds like you want a Buell Ulysses.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,817
Posted By SimpleSimon
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 33,212
Posted By SimpleSimon
I laced up an 18" front and put street tires on...

I laced up an 18" front and put street tires on my TTR-250. Now I just rip the streets on the beast. Its a hoot!

Has anyone figured out a brake setup for the front or know of any interchangeable...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,430
Posted By SimpleSimon
3d scanning and printing would be your friend.

3d scanning and printing would be your friend.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 32,618
Posted By SimpleSimon
This. Give me a CBR250RR or CBR400RR.

This. Give me a CBR250RR or CBR400RR.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,550
Posted By SimpleSimon
Not hard to get that on the Uly.

Not hard to get that on the Uly.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,550
Posted By SimpleSimon
You are describing my old Buell Ulysses. It was a...

You are describing my old Buell Ulysses. It was a belt drive, had gobs of torque, hyraulic lifters (no valve maintenance), was sporty and could get 45+ cruising on the freeway. Fantastic bike that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,649
Posted By SimpleSimon
This. I have a Fireblade with a superbike bar...

This. I have a Fireblade with a superbike bar kit (renthal ultra-low) that is comfy! I've done about an 800 mile day on it, no problem.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 384,327
Posted By SimpleSimon
I'm attracted to the fact that the screen has a...

I'm attracted to the fact that the screen has a vent which should allow me to reduce any buffeting and to tweak it for air flow in the summer. :norton

I'll have to keep my eyes posted for part...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 384,327
Posted By SimpleSimon
The real question is......will that screen fit on...

The real question is......will that screen fit on my 2008! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,117
Posted By SimpleSimon
I'm scratching my head on how the VRF1200 DCT is...

I'm scratching my head on how the VRF1200 DCT is underpowered. That thing is a blast! I loved the transmission too. I thought I wouldn't but I definitely do.

:norton
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 98,930
Posted By SimpleSimon
You should just go grab a Concours14 and be done...

You should just go grab a Concours14 and be done with it. Insurance will be cheaper too. I pulled the flies on mine and added a power commander. Puts down 150 to the wheel. Not ZX-14 category but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,255
Posted By SimpleSimon
"Maybe -1 +2 is in order" I did this on my...

"Maybe -1 +2 is in order"

I did this on my 954RR. :eek1:eek1:evil:evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By SimpleSimon
Concours 1000?

Concours 1000?
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,778
Posted By SimpleSimon
Ninja 1000s are great bikes. Handle very well. ...

Ninja 1000s are great bikes. Handle very well. Can be found in the used market at a reasonable price. Wind protection is lacking unless you try a different screen. Other than that, very enjoyable...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,778
Posted By SimpleSimon
I went from a Uly to a Concours 14. The Concours...

I went from a Uly to a Concours 14. The Concours 14 is fantastic and can be found in your price range with the right hunting. I disagree that the Concours 14 carries its weight up top as the Uly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11,408
Views: 2,313,130
Posted By SimpleSimon
If I read correctly, it says "Tongue Punch my...

If I read correctly, it says "Tongue Punch my Fart Box!" :lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,940
Posted By SimpleSimon
I am in love! That bike is perfect. :norton

I am in love! That bike is perfect. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 98,930
Posted By SimpleSimon
I've but the kit on my 954rr. You can always buy...

I've but the kit on my 954rr. You can always buy a different bend on the bars to ensure you have sufficient clearance, etc.
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,807
Posted By SimpleSimon
You have obviously never ridden one. About as...

You have obviously never ridden one. About as much fun as one can have on a motorcycle with your clothes on and still retain your license.:norton
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,814
Posted By SimpleSimon
I've ridden the VFR1200 and it is fantastic. ...

I've ridden the VFR1200 and it is fantastic. Once I rode it, I was converted. :norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,684
Posted By SimpleSimon
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,137
Posted By SimpleSimon
Personally, I wouldn't tour under anything under...

Personally, I wouldn't tour under anything under 100HP. Having power on tap makes touring effortless and less stressful in my opinion. Being two up, I would want the HP and torque in reserve should...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 384,327
Posted By SimpleSimon
I have the Angel GTs and like them as tires. ...

I have the Angel GTs and like them as tires.

For the tall gent, look at putting in 'wedges' under the handlebars to change the angle. Much better than the stock angle. You don't have to use...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,192
Posted By SimpleSimon
I think people overlook scooters for their...

I think people overlook scooters for their ability to keep the occupant dry, have adequate storage, etc. You are right. Modern scooters have adequate HP (400cc-650cc four stroke), storage, and some...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,922
Posted By SimpleSimon
Any reason you scratched the Concours 14 from the...

Any reason you scratched the Concours 14 from the list? There are plenty in the used market with low miles. Plus, you can tack on an extended good times warranty to most for a few hundred bucks. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By SimpleSimon
+2. Take Highway 20. Also, the icefields...

+2. Take Highway 20.

Also, the icefields parkway between Jasper and Banff is one of the most spectacular roads in North America. You really want to do that and it isn't that significant of a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,599
Posted By SimpleSimon
CBR1000RR all the way. If you want it to go a...

CBR1000RR all the way. If you want it to go a little crazy, do a 520 chain swap (-1/+2 or something similar). It livens it up a bit for everyday, non-track riding. I just did a similar swap on my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,751
Views: 1,023,973
Posted By SimpleSimon
http://www.ducati.ms/gallery/files/2/6/7/6/2/mvc_0...

http://www.ducati.ms/gallery/files/2/6/7/6/2/mvc_009s.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9,475
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,461,041
Posted By SimpleSimon
Updated with the Tire models.

Updated with the Tire models.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By SimpleSimon
I had something similar happen to mine when the...

I had something similar happen to mine when the voltage regulator went south. There are some function checks you can do to see if your VR is working. What would happen is I would charge my bike and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9,475
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,461,041
Posted By SimpleSimon
18" Rear Dunlop D803 Trials Tire and like new 21"...

18" Rear Dunlop D803 Trials Tire and like new 21" Dunlop D739FA MX front tire. Maybe 1hr tops on them both. $100. I can meet you between Snohomish County and Redmond WA. I went supermoto with 18s...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By SimpleSimon
They probably relocated it under the seat to keep...

They probably relocated it under the seat to keep it from throwing a check engine light. You can probably buy a servo eliminator to plug in instead of the server. I doubt that is your problem.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By SimpleSimon
I replaced it with a Concours 14 which is...

I replaced it with a Concours 14 which is freaking amazing. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,875
Posted By SimpleSimon
What's up with the Uly? I used to own one and...

What's up with the Uly? I used to own one and loved it. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 384,327
Posted By SimpleSimon
If I replace my battery, I'm going Shorai.

If I replace my battery, I'm going Shorai.
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,780
Posted By SimpleSimon
Me too! Hell, I might even pick up the gas....

Me too! Hell, I might even pick up the gas. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,780
Posted By SimpleSimon
You live in Motorcycle Heaven (Montana). Bite...

You live in Motorcycle Heaven (Montana). Bite the bullet! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,666
Posted By SimpleSimon
I think the reason you felt the VFR1200 was 'less...

I think the reason you felt the VFR1200 was 'less than impressive' during take off is because the motor is so smooth. The VFR1200 pulls low 10s in the 1/4 and is deceptively fast. I've ridden the...
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