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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 16,375
Posted By Taki
10 year reunion

It's time for a reunion of the original Farm crew...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,436,624
Posted By Taki
All true! In the mid eighties we stripped down...

All true! In the mid eighties we stripped down our faired bikes for canyon riding where the roads where very technical and not so fast so the bikes got very hot. Half fairings were preferred for heat...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,436,624
Posted By Taki
...or I actually like the bike with and without...

...or I actually like the bike with and without the fairings. It's another possibility ;)
But I do have all the fairings! And therefore skills, money, and luck!

Great bikes these gen1 gsxr's.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,436,624
Posted By Taki
My 1986 GSXR750G

Almost done with my "everyday rider restoration"http://taki.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1986-Gsxr750g/i-cT2jrWS/0/M/photo-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 131,755
Posted By Taki
Awesome ZRX

Man, I've been lusting for a ZRX like this for a long time. Is it yours?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,599
Posted By Taki
FWIW I rode a R1200 GS with a 21" front on...

FWIW

I rode a R1200 GS with a 21" front on Mt21's and let me tell you it handled beautifully! The "test ride" was over the gravel and twisty pavement in the mountains west of Denver. I currently...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,004
Posted By Taki
Gas mileage also depends on a lot of variables. ...

Gas mileage also depends on a lot of variables. Air temperature and density are fairly important to consider. Last summer I was getting 55 mpg on my 09 GSA above 9000 ft with the air temperature in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,960
Posted By Taki
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,732
Posted By Taki
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By Taki
Just got back from ten days of off road...

Just got back from ten days of off road shenanigans in Colorado and Utah with a r3, and I have to say the jacket was perfect for the weather changes we experienced from high altitude early morning...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Taki
I appreciate the feedback! Looking into the...

I appreciate the feedback! Looking into the suggested routes...

I'm guessing the high passes in Colorado may still be impassible, even into August; any sense of what elevation passes should still...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Taki
Denver to Park City

I posted this in "Layin down tracks" but hoped I could get some advice here as well...

A few friends and I have a couple weeks to ride this summer and are dropping our bikes into Denver, heading...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-09-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,500
Posted By Taki
Colorado and Utah trails for larger bikes wanted

A few friends and I have a couple weeks to ride this summer and are dropping our bikes into Denver, heading towards Park City UT next month. The hope is to collect a series of trails suitable for...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,438
Posted By Taki
My 06 was really fun, I sold it and bought an 08...

My 06 was really fun, I sold it and bought an 08 1000 this summer. Now I'm starting to get the Streetfighter bug again :lol3...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,438
Posted By Taki
I tend to agree that at least the K6 I owned and...

I tend to agree that at least the K6 I owned and K8 I currently ride were geared a bit too tall for my preference. It is true that the bike spins slightly higher rpms with a 16t front sprocket...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,312
Posted By Taki
On my third Gsxr 1000... Selling the KTM SE...

On my third Gsxr 1000...

Selling the KTM SE left me with a need for a pulse quickening bike. The Gsxr's have always been a fantastic value when it comes to reliable performance at a great price....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,354
Posted By Taki
Just curious, did your injectors unstick...

Just curious, did your injectors unstick themselves after the bike wouldn't start, or did you do anything in particular?

Thanks,

Taki
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,141
Views: 556,617
Posted By Taki
Tough economy these days, so I understand asking...

Tough economy these days, so I understand asking for a discount, most of the time I do too... but I feel it is important to recognize the level of quality and service Woody provides.

If you've...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,142
Posted By Taki
Thanks for posting the great pictures!

Thanks for posting the great pictures!
Forum: EMEA 10-24-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Taki
Growing in popularity...

http://www.youtube.com/user/redvisitor#p/u/2/RUvvihnyXUY
Forum: EMEA 09-28-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Taki
I stayed with the owner of 4Floors Istanbul,...

I stayed with the owner of 4Floors Istanbul, Murat Topaloglu, suffice to say he was an fantastic host and has the best moto friendly contacts in the city.
Forum: EMEA 09-09-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Taki
In my search I ran across a fantastic property...

In my search I ran across a fantastic property with moto friendly owners. Unfortunately, I did not plan far enough ahead to stay here on this trip but will on my return.
Check it out, and ask about...
Forum: EMEA 09-08-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Taki
Istanbul places to stay?

A group of friends and I are in Istanbul Sept 24th- 27th for a weekend of exploring after sailing the Mediterranean for a week. Can anyone recommend a good hotel/place to stay central to sight seeing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Taki
Thanks for the replies. I did change the oil...

Thanks for the replies.
I did change the oil to a synthetic 1000 miles ago. Intuitively, it seems unusual for the heat to become hot to the touch, my concern is it might be a precursor to FD...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Taki
Final Drive Heat

Yesterday after a short 40 mile ride I was checking the wear on my rear tire and noticed the final drive and axle area was hot to the touch. It's been very warm after long rides, but this time the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Taki
Thanks again Jim. Great DVD too :deal

Thanks again Jim.

Great DVD too :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Taki
Thank you Jim. Any insight into the blue...

Thank you Jim.

Any insight into the blue colored BMW mineral oil vs. the clear fluid in the bike from the factory? OK to use? I have blue stuff from BMW and green from Magura, but not clear.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-28-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,300
Posted By Taki
908 :deal

908 :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By Taki
Clutch Fluid

I have read several post recently noting BMW using the incorrect fluid in the clutch reservoir. I find this surprising since the reservoir cap clearly says "Mineral oil only" on the cap and BMW sells...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By Taki
Thank you for the picture!

Thank you for the picture!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By Taki
How about giving a little back to the forum by...

How about giving a little back to the forum by posting a pic of the re-routed clutch line...please
:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By Taki
:ear :ear

:ear :ear
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 22,102
Posted By Taki
Marc handled the pick up from my recent bike sale...

Marc handled the pick up from my recent bike sale picking up in Illinois, dropping off in Sacramento CA.
Great service, nice guy, everything was effortless from my end.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,857
Posted By Taki
If someone has the time a picture of the correct...

If someone has the time a picture of the correct cable routing would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Taki
Tire pressure sensor advice

Any specific advice with regards to the tire pressure sensor when changing tires on a 09 GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,171
Posted By Taki
Got it. Thanks for taking the time to...

Got it.

Thanks for taking the time to clarify.
On some bikes, KTM LC8's for instance, the observed oil level is substantially different when viewed while the bike is on the centerstand verses...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,171
Posted By Taki
Thanks for the great link. I'm probably...

Thanks for the great link.

I'm probably missing the obvious, but is the oil checked while on the centerstand or while level on the wheels?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,171
Posted By Taki
R1200 GSA Oil Change question

In the FAQ section regarding oil change procedure, the thread says:

1200:
Place the bike on the main stand on a level surface. Let it sit for 5 minutes.

To clarify, is the oil level checked...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By Taki
+1 Blackdog is great to do business with.

+1

Blackdog is great to do business with.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-02-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Taki
How do your plugs look? Exhaust Sooty? Can you...

How do your plugs look? Exhaust Sooty? Can you smell gas in your oil?
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