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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,738
Posted By Zeke Markham
Not sure about San Francisco, but here in LA the...

Not sure about San Francisco, but here in LA the exhaust volume has zero correlation to driver attentiveness with regards to a lane sharing motorcycle. Are you sure it isn't some other factor?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Zeke Markham
I would also try heating the area before bending....

I would also try heating the area before bending. It doesn't have to get red hot, but it might damage the paint. If you're careful you probably wouldn't even have to pull the tank, or at least I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,944
Posted By Zeke Markham
Lane sharing is the one thing I miss about living...

Lane sharing is the one thing I miss about living in LA. Saw way more car accidents than I did moto accidents.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Zeke Markham
I have an A60 front on my GS, laced up by...

I have an A60 front on my GS, laced up by Woody's. I've tried, very hard, to bend or dent this rim and I've not managed it. I went through the stocker, a Sun, and a Buchanan before the A60. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Zeke Markham
Mine was a demo, 2800ish when I got it, 40K or so...

Mine was a demo, 2800ish when I got it, 40K or so now, no problems except a cracked tank, which was replaced about 2 years ago and is still going strong. I've hammered that bike and it just keeps...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Zeke Markham
If they have lots of security that's good, it...

If they have lots of security that's good, it means you'll be very safe when you do it.
Really though, depending on when you had it replaced last it might still be covered under the parts...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Zeke Markham
Ride it into the lobby at corporate and demand...

Ride it into the lobby at corporate and demand satisfaction?
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By Zeke Markham
You own a motorcycle and live in California, if...

You own a motorcycle and live in California, if your Toyota eats itself there are far worse positions you could find yourself in. Adjust the valves, check in a few months, and don't worry so much.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,705
Posted By Zeke Markham
I found the MT21 wore a bit faster, but more...

I found the MT21 wore a bit faster, but more importantly to me, the saw-toothing seems much more pronounced than the 606.
But that could just be me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,705
Posted By Zeke Markham
I used to run a 606 rear with an MT21 front,...

I used to run a 606 rear with an MT21 front, until I ordered them backwards and got a 21 rear and a 606 front, which lead to problems.
The MT21 rear got mounted, I headed to Vegas from LA to do some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By Zeke Markham
On 800s it's held on with double sided foam...

On 800s it's held on with double sided foam tape. On the back there are 2 posts that come through the panel. Remove panel, push on posts until one side comes up, then pop it off with a plastic...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By Zeke Markham
Thanks Erling, much appreciated.

Thanks Erling, much appreciated.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By Zeke Markham
I live in Los Angeles, commute everyday by bike,...

I live in Los Angeles, commute everyday by bike, mostly on the freeway, and mostly during rush hour. I've never needed a louder exhaust to encourage people to make way.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By Zeke Markham
It won't fit that way. The hub is machined to...

It won't fit that way. The hub is machined to only go one direction.
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Zeke Markham
Clean it out with IPA and then some dry lube,...

Clean it out with IPA and then some dry lube, maybe. Or find a local shop that can tear it apart, clean it, and rebuild it for less than the cost of a new one.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Zeke Markham
Not sure about installing a used dash, but I do...

Not sure about installing a used dash, but I do know if your old dash was broken and unreadable when you get a new one it WILL display your current information and mileage, without ever needing to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Zeke Markham
I'm pretty sure the rear abs ring is also your...

I'm pretty sure the rear abs ring is also your speed sensor.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Zeke Markham
I'm not sure about spokes, the one I had laced up...

I'm not sure about spokes, the one I had laced up was a 17 for the front so I had to get different spokes anyway, but the ones shipped by RAD worked fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Zeke Markham
I ordered an Excel rim and spokes from Rad, local...

I ordered an Excel rim and spokes from Rad, local shop laced it up for about 200.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 35,879
Posted By Zeke Markham
How have they not sorted this out? I just don't...

How have they not sorted this out? I just don't understand how this can still be an issue, I know they can do it, my 2010 is on it's 3rd tank, the other 2 had a different part number, this one has...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Zeke Markham
Thanks Lukas

That's what I thought, but I haven't seen the two together or been able to find a drawing of them anywhere.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Zeke Markham
Front sprocket swap?

I've ordered a set of Woody's wheels for my bike and it's going to need a KTM 990 rear sprocket, does anyone know if I can use a front sprocket from a 990 also?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Zeke Markham
They probably have you one for the 2013. Still...

They probably have you one for the 2013. Still overpriced though, I think mine was about 80. had to buy the whole assembly too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Zeke Markham
What dealer was this?

What dealer was this?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Zeke Markham
I would recommend BMW of Las Vegas. When your...

I would recommend BMW of Las Vegas. When your there tell Kurt in sales I said hi if he's there. Looking at the checklist, that's all stuff you should be doing on a regular basis anyhow, except for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Zeke Markham
I'm not sure how much it would be in Vegas, but...

I'm not sure how much it would be in Vegas, but they are pretty fair. After what Long Beach quoted me for a clutch replacement, I won't go there.
What is the 6K other than an oil change?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,362
Posted By Zeke Markham
What is the 6K service for? Oil? Why not do it...

What is the 6K service for? Oil? Why not do it yourself, save money and time. If that's not an option though, while going from Bonneville to Death Valley, it might be worth it to stop in Vegas or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Zeke Markham
I'm running a D606 130/90 17 on mine right now. ...

I'm running a D606 130/90 17 on mine right now. It's awesome on the dirt, but not good on the street. Works ok though, probably 3000 miles so far, doubtful I have 1000 left. Mixed dirt and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,852
Posted By Zeke Markham
Torn meniscus and a fracture in my foot from two...

Torn meniscus and a fracture in my foot from two separate off road incidents with hard bags. All the other times with no bags or soft bags I walked away, even if the bike was missing pieces and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By Zeke Markham
Could be worse, my dash fell off a while back.

Could be worse, my dash fell off a while back.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3,100
Views: 540,256
Posted By Zeke Markham
I hate you all, I'm looking for a VFR again. My...

I hate you all, I'm looking for a VFR again. My 99 was totaled in August by a guy turning left from the right lane on a 3 lane road. I replaced it with an 07 Sprint ST, but I just can't shake the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
After 6 months of unemployment, I'll work just...

After 6 months of unemployment, I'll work just about any amount of hours. Besides, it's less than I was working deployed to Afghanistan.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Zeke Markham
I've got the Holan rack on mine, it's been...

I've got the Holan rack on mine, it's been thoroughly crash tested and has held up fine. Watch out with the ammo cans though, I tore my meniscus in two places after my knee got caught between the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
I appreciate it man, the housing out there is...

I appreciate it man, the housing out there is going to be an adjustment for sure. And the traffic. I'm looking forward to some more moderate temperatures though. These 30 degree mornings coming...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
I finally heard back from one of the people I...

I finally heard back from one of the people I emailed on Craigslist. Looks like the cardboard box under the overpass is a now the back up plan rather than the primary!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
Yeah, SpaceX.

Yeah, SpaceX.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
Oh, right, I keep forgetting that. I'll be...

Oh, right, I keep forgetting that. I'll be working in Hawthorne.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Zeke Markham
Is there anyone in LA that can help me out with a room for a couple weeks?

I'm coming out to LA next week for a new job. I don't really know the area and funds are kind of tight, I'm looking for somewhere to stay for a little bit, until I can get my own place. Anyone have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 637,405
Posted By Zeke Markham
Hmm, maybe I'll stay away from Gardena then. ...

Hmm, maybe I'll stay away from Gardena then. I'll definitely look at Venice and Hermosa beach. Thanks for the tips.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9,039
Views: 637,405
Posted By Zeke Markham
I'd like to stay under 1200 a month, but if 1500...

I'd like to stay under 1200 a month, but if 1500 puts me in a nicer area, it's doable. How is Gardena? There's a nice looking apartment there for a good price and it's about a mile from where I'll...
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