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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,610
Posted By Bald Kirk
One of my friends has a Honda 919 that gets 50+...

One of my friends has a Honda 919 that gets 50+ routinely. Another has an R1 and once on a long highway trip he got 50 but had to really try.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,030
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hello phreon I empathize with you. Early in my...

Hello phreon I empathize with you. Early in my motorcycling I also had three mishaps within a short period of time. I am very thankful that they were all at low speed and I learned something from...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Bald Kirk
Tank Bag Advice Needed

Aloha! I am about to buy a new tank bag and I am having a hard time deciding what to get. I plan on using it on my 2011 Kawasaki Z1000 for day trips. Would like for it to be a good size but it does...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 186,125
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hello everyone! Glad to hear you guys are...

Hello everyone! Glad to hear you guys are enjoying the new SD can't wait to get one for myself. I had a 2007 but had to sell it when I moved years ago. Can't wait to get a new one aloha!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,772
Posted By Bald Kirk
I found some of the footage: <object...

I found some of the footage:

<object height="322" width="480">


<embed src="http://www.cbc.ca/video/swf/UberPlayer.swf?state=sharevideo&clipId=2412229517&width=480&height=322"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,261
Posted By Bald Kirk
I don't need Consumer Reports to tell me this. I...

I don't need Consumer Reports to tell me this. I worked at Bob's BMW in the service department!
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 276,769
Posted By Bald Kirk
Aloha, I had a small coolant leak when my...

Aloha,

I had a small coolant leak when my bike war relatively new. If I remember correctly an internal seal near the water pump had failed.

My leak was down on the bottom of the motor just in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,280
Posted By Bald Kirk
I think you can plug in your vin right here and...

I think you can plug in your vin right here and check if there are any open recalls on your bike for yourself.
...
Forum: Regional forums 04-19-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 131,970
Posted By Bald Kirk
I bought a 500 exc and it needs just a few things...

I bought a 500 exc and it needs just a few things to be ready. Getting ready to order a skid plate, etc and have just a few hours on the motor breaking it in. About to check the valves, etc. My...
Forum: Regional forums 04-15-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 131,970
Posted By Bald Kirk
Well just checking in here on Oahu. Added a new...

Well just checking in here on Oahu. Added a new KTM enduro to my collection. Now I am all set for the street and dirt. Anyone looking to ride?

Kirk
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,667
Posted By Bald Kirk
It sounds to me like the 919 would be a great...

It sounds to me like the 919 would be a great choice for you. The old 900RR motor was a great place to start then add fuel injection, good brakes, good handling, low maintenance, cheap insurance,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,085
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hey! I have always heard that potassium and...

Hey! I have always heard that potassium and plenty of water helps.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,085
Posted By Bald Kirk
Have you tried eating a banana before you ride?

Have you tried eating a banana before you ride?
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,759
Posted By Bald Kirk
Maybe they checked and torqued your loose motor...

Maybe they checked and torqued your loose motor mounts? Besides that I got nothing.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 51,913
Posted By Bald Kirk
Sorry to hear about the theft southwade. Keep us...

Sorry to hear about the theft southwade. Keep us posted on what you end up with.

A few picks of one of my old Zs. Great bike.


http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/IMG_1061.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By Bald Kirk
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/S...

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/Screenshot.jpeg
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 51,913
Posted By Bald Kirk
Sorry for the late response, yes I like them...

Sorry for the late response, yes I like them alot. I run them without the inserts and they make a good bit of sound. I bought them off the Z1000 forum cheap so I can always sell them and put the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 51,913
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hey I am back and with a new Z! This one is...

Hey I am back and with a new Z!

This one is even more fun than the last.

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/20120924_173332.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,004
Posted By Bald Kirk
I don't really know where to begin.

I don't really know where to begin.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 28,529
Posted By Bald Kirk
U rebel! :rofl

U rebel! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,109
Posted By Bald Kirk
I think he is talking about something like this? ...

I think he is talking about something like this?

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/1993-honda-cbr1000f.jpg

Heck yea go for it!

I had a 1995 GPZ 1100 and loved it. Along the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,350
Posted By Bald Kirk
The fuel injection on mine was perfect. It didn't...

The fuel injection on mine was perfect. It didn't get the best fuel mileage but that isn't why I bought the bike.

Of all the bikes I have ever owned the Super Duke was the best handling. In the...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hey! Not sure about Patty's Hula. Don't...

Hey!

Not sure about Patty's Hula. Don't see it advertised.

FYI I am on the last day of a two week trip off island. Rented an RV and went all around the south west. Zion is one of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hello again just a few days left for pre-entry! ...

Hello again just a few days left for pre-entry!

Question, so far I have only heard from one of the DAMN riders. I know my friend RadioRyder is coming. How about the rest of you guys? It's not too...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By Bald Kirk
I am being told the pre-entry forms are coming in...

I am being told the pre-entry forms are coming in at a good pace. If you havn't sent in your info yet it's not too late!

Respectfully,
Baldness
Forum: Regional forums 03-04-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hey! Sorry I found this thread so late....

Hey!

Sorry I found this thread so late. Maybe you have already come and gone.

Hit me up if you are still in need of info. Hiking, fishing, secret dirt riding spots, bbq on the beach, lava...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By Bald Kirk
Gotta love New York.

Gotta love New York.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hello everyone, Bill asks that I remind...

Hello everyone,

Bill asks that I remind anyone who is interested that the dealine for pre-entry is March 15th. This date is quickly approaching. Pre-entry is only $35 and this packet includes a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By Bald Kirk
Hey Scott, this is an AMA sanctioned event so...

Hey Scott, this is an AMA sanctioned event so membership would be required. Hopefully you will consider signing up and joining us!

Kirk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,052
Posted By Bald Kirk
1st Annual GreenRidge Dual Sport / Adventure Ride - May 6th 2012

Aloha!

Wanted to give everyone a heads up, my good friend Bill Menges has organized the 1st annual GreenRidge dual sport ride and the event is quickly approaching. I am looking to get the word...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By Bald Kirk
There was one of those kicking around the shop...

There was one of those kicking around the shop where I worked back in the late 90's. Poor thing had been abandoned. There was a young parts without a bike and itchin to ride. At first he was...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bald Kirk
1972 Triumph TR6RV Roars To Life In Honolulu

Hey! Hope everyone is doing well!

I have been reminding my buddy Jim how we needed to get that old Triumph in his garage running. Well this morning he rang and apparently today was the day. This...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By Bald Kirk
My 2011 Z1000 came with Dunlop Sportmax D210s. ...

My 2011 Z1000 came with Dunlop Sportmax D210s. At 3500 miles the rear is almost done and the front is not too far behind.

I am happy with how they performed and the mileage was about what I had...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By Bald Kirk
I stored a bike in a storage unit once. I just...

I stored a bike in a storage unit once. I just rented the unit and the next day parked my bike in it. I would come and go as I pleased.

I would think if you were to go to a storage place and...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,070
Posted By Bald Kirk
I had a guy recently wallow over into my lane and...

I had a guy recently wallow over into my lane and had to take evasive action. I couldn't believe how he looked thru me like I was invisible as he simply changed lanes on top of me. My stock horn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By Bald Kirk
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/v...

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/vfrlean.jpg

100 yards to the outhouse by Willie Makeit!
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,296
Posted By Bald Kirk
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/H...

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk86/BaldKirk/HatersGonnaHate.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,996
Posted By Bald Kirk
Not the case on my Quantum II or the two Arais I...

Not the case on my Quantum II or the two Arais I owned before it. My helmet needs to be replaced so I guess I'll see on the next one.
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,860
Posted By Bald Kirk
Yes spline lubes arn't that big of a deal but...

Yes spline lubes arn't that big of a deal but when you said easy maintenance I wanted to make sure you were aware of this need.

Gotta love a bike that can go for hundreds of thousands of miles!
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,860
Posted By Bald Kirk
You ever hear of the spline lube for the K bikes?

You ever hear of the spline lube for the K bikes?
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