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Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,516
Posted By Qaz
Although the 150's are legal for highway use,...

Although the 150's are legal for highway use, after riding one on the interstate for a few miles, IMO they are not safe for that use. If you are planning to tour on a scooter at all, get at least a...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,810
Posted By Qaz
Please do us all a favor and stop riding on two...

Please do us all a favor and stop riding on two wheels, you are now a hazard to the rest of us on the road! When you start second guessing or doubting you should be riding, you need to stop because...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,088
Posted By Qaz
I toured the UP so I was also wandering where the...

I toured the UP so I was also wandering where the curvy roads were. I was hoping to see some on the video, but it was not to be. Those are straight roads, barely even a curve. Go to Colorado, any of...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,401
Posted By Qaz
We can dismiss the looks, that is a matter of...

We can dismiss the looks, that is a matter of taste. At this time I find it hard to believe that it is a practical solution in the US. Diesel engines are heavy in motorcycles and do not get...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By Qaz
Husky is a Briggs & Straton engine. I don't see...

Husky is a Briggs & Straton engine. I don't see much difference between this and the first mini bike I had. Both could be licenced and by the looks of it, my mini-bike was better built. The CVT they...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 26,688
Posted By Qaz
I have ridden both the 350 and 500 models of the...

I have ridden both the 350 and 500 models of the RE, and it is certainly not about the performance of the bikes. If you think the 500 lacks modern performance, try a 350! It is truely about the ride,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,386
Posted By Qaz
At my local shops, the guy that does most of the...

At my local shops, the guy that does most of the things you mentioned above is the set-up guy. He is usually some kid that is still trying to figure out how much pimple cream to use on his face. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,535
Posted By Qaz
That was confusing, I hope you don't mind and I...

That was confusing, I hope you don't mind and I hope this is in the spirit of what he said. R.I.P Joey :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,238
Posted By Qaz
I regret that Kawasaki doesn't feel a need to fix...

I regret that Kawasaki doesn't feel a need to fix the niggling problems ( Oil usage, Doo Hickey, Suspension, engine power) on what really is a great foundation. Yes, it would raise the price some,...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,657
Posted By Qaz
The NC700 is a KLR replacement if you don't take...

The NC700 is a KLR replacement if you don't take it off road. Now that is a laugh. How can it replace a bike that it can not equal? Neither is a particularly good street bike, but the KLR is superior...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,193
Posted By Qaz
I am looking forward to the build, but I think...

I am looking forward to the build, but I think you have already made your first mistake. The humped seat with the snap on seat cover is really unattractive, but the seat and rear cowl that came on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,667
Posted By Qaz
The time taken to do the stunt, be it ten minutes...

The time taken to do the stunt, be it ten minutes or ten years, makes it no less of a stunt. When the R1 is modified to make it more suitable for the adverse conditions for RTW, (ie. bars, tires...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,667
Posted By Qaz
It does harken back to the day when a motorcycle...

It does harken back to the day when a motorcycle was a do all machine, but the R1 is not one of them! That was just a stunt, kind of like when a person hunts dangerous game with a bow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,667
Posted By Qaz
I posted this in "some assembly required" because...

I posted this in "some assembly required" because it seemed to fit that heading best in my mind. It was moved to this location and from the thread, I am not so sure that this is the right place, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,329
Posted By Qaz
I was getting gas one day and noticed a Goldwing...

I was getting gas one day and noticed a Goldwing pulling a trailer. When I finished filling my bike I walked over to look at it. After he topped off the bikes tank, he walked back to the trailer and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,002
Posted By Qaz
"When u ride your motorcycle the motor should...

"When u ride your motorcycle the motor should always be "In the Pipe""

In the pipe may be a pothead term, I don't know!:wink: But the motorcycle term is "On the pipe" and it refers to when a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,329
Posted By Qaz
If you do much traveling, you need 200+ mile...

If you do much traveling, you need 200+ mile range on a bike. There are many places out west and even in Minnisota that gas stations are far and few between, trust me I know. I have sweated bullets...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,667
Posted By Qaz
What attribute make a good/great ADV bike

I have been reading these builds for about a year and like everyone else, I think: Man that is a good idea or I wouldn't do that. Let's face it, the BMW GS is a street bike and although the old...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By Qaz
Here is my two cents! But first, that is a sweet...

Here is my two cents! But first, that is a sweet set-up on that DR650 LexLeroy.

Ok, here is my thinking. I would be most concerned about comfort over the distance from Tennesee to Central...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15,434
Views: 8,947,645
Posted By Qaz
https://scontent-a-pao.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/5...

https://scontent-a-pao.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/559411_622041194504684_1901894914_n.jpg

Ellen Barkin on a Kaw 440, never cared for the bike, but she is still sexy as hell!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-03-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 13,495
Posted By Qaz
I am not interested in getting in to the debate...

I am not interested in getting in to the debate over manual vs CVT, but I will say this. I have a bike in my garage with over 250,000 miles on it and the transmission has never been touched. Is that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 870,161
Posted By Qaz
For a bike to be the "Best looking road bike of...

For a bike to be the "Best looking road bike of all time", it needs to be one whos looks transends time. Most that are shown in this thread don't even come close. I think everyone would agree that...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 273,351
Posted By Qaz
She is right, not all of them are, but the ones...

She is right, not all of them are, but the ones that are do it quite nicely!
Forum: Battle scooters 11-05-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,084
Posted By Qaz
Take your pick; mileage or grip, you can't have...

Take your pick; mileage or grip, you can't have both in a tire. I go for mileage in a scooter or motorcyle tire because I could care less if that rearend slides around in the dry or wet. I just hate...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,174
Posted By Qaz
Here's by two cents, woops I dropped it and can't...

Here's by two cents, woops I dropped it and can't find it in all this BS!:rofl :roflFirst, you would have a very hard time with a ADV bike staying close to a ST bike on a twisted road unless you put...
Forum: Americas 09-19-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,835
Posted By Qaz
James- Thats a 50 hour ride doing the speed...

James- Thats a 50 hour ride doing the speed limit. What took you so long? Oh, you said both of you were on R1150GS's.:rofl
Forum: Americas 09-13-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,835
Posted By Qaz
What ever happened to Kelly and his trip?

What ever happened to Kelly and his trip?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Raleigh, NC = Rawley, VA. There are very few...

Raleigh, NC = Rawley, VA. There are very few names that are in both states. I would be happy to tell you exactly where it is, but I wasn't paying attention when I rode there, but there were only two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Tag!! ...

Tag!! http://i1332.photobucket.com/albums/w602/Harry_Nesselrodt/bth_PICT0003_zps3f532780.jpg?t=1373932475

This is a popular hot spot with the same name as a city in N.C but spelled differently.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Hey, It was a 4 hour drive for me to grab the...

Hey, It was a 4 hour drive for me to grab the Kelly Ford tag and I don't use a cell phone, so I had to ride home to post the picture. I also don't keep pictures on file, so when I post a tag, I was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Grab! ...

Grab! http://i1332.photobucket.com/albums/w602/Harry_Nesselrodt/bth_PICT0002_zpsc53eb980.jpg?t=1373821052

I will post the new location in few days!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Hey! Can we get a clue, this is tuff.

Hey! Can we get a clue, this is tuff.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,352
Posted By Qaz
Thanks Hexnut, I did not know this, and no I do...

Thanks Hexnut, I did not know this, and no I do not hate it. Actually I applaud Piaggio for using the sliders if it is a better product. I did notice that it was reported that the design of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,352
Posted By Qaz
Cortez- If they did and had all these...

Cortez-
If they did and had all these advantages, you would think Aprillia would advertise the fact as an advantage over other maxi scooters! I could not find it in any specs or anywhere else. Where...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 540,735
Posted By Qaz
Should I take offense to that RT?:rofl

Should I take offense to that RT?:rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 07-04-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,352
Posted By Qaz
Thanks moped medic, that is about what I figured,...

Thanks moped medic, that is about what I figured, good info.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,352
Posted By Qaz
Now that two of the MM's have left the room,...

Now that two of the MM's have left the room, could some one please explain how the slider can both increase acceleration and lower rpm's at highway speeds. The diagram that was posted of the Dr....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,352
Posted By Qaz
This is the problem with asking a question in...

This is the problem with asking a question in this forum, you expect intelligent conversation and analysis and you have to deal with mental midgets, even the teenagers on the 50cc forums are more...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,524
Posted By Qaz
The first thing is to have a scooterr that fits...

The first thing is to have a scooterr that fits you and is comfortable. I have 2 inches of foam pad that I add to the seat on trips, not that the seat is uncomfortable, but my legs are long and it...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,835
Posted By Qaz
That is not true, as one who grew up without A/C...

That is not true, as one who grew up without A/C and still does not like it to this day, I sleep better camping than in a motel. Camping has always been a great part of motorcycle trips for me. I...
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