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Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By stretchmoney
Depending on the salvage company, they can...

Depending on the salvage company, they can probably guide you throughh the process.
I live in Mass, bought the bike from argo, in NH, and they had a guy that would inspect after you rebuilt. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By stretchmoney
If you can do some work, e bay some parts, do it....

If you can do some work, e bay some parts, do it.
If you need to pay anyone to fix things, it may not be a great value in the end.
I did this in 2006, got a 2005 honda cbr600rr for $5500, 2200...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 27,952
Posted By stretchmoney
A p-twin will always be lighter than a v-twin. A...

A p-twin will always be lighter than a v-twin. A shared wall does 2 jobs for the weight of one.
Exception:How did Aprillia build that 450-550 V twin and get the whole bike so light? 230 lbs on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By stretchmoney
Yes!

This is what I want to say to everyone who stops riding, or especially the folks who go out of the way to tell you that you are a death cheating idiot because his friend once died on one of those...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,909
Views: 467,301
Posted By stretchmoney
This "Crossplane crank" business has NO business...

This "Crossplane crank" business has NO business being mentioned with this bike. They say that, then state it has an "even firing order", which every triple should, right?
I see this lame shit...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,525
Posted By stretchmoney
This sounds awesome, if can afford it. I have run...

This sounds awesome, if can afford it. I have run into some guys with bandit 1200/1250's that say they wish they got the 600, as it gets waaaay better mileage, and the power isn't really shit. I miss...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,940
Posted By stretchmoney
adventure on YOUR bike.

I really get sick of the narrow mindedness on here sometimes. My pal Ray has Wee strom, and I have gone everywhere he has on either a 05 cbr600rr, or Gsxr 750. Was it amazingly comfortable? No. Did...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By stretchmoney
Nope, wife mentioned in article. Kind of her idea...

Nope, wife mentioned in article. Kind of her idea as well.
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,788
Posted By stretchmoney
NIce ride!

Would cut off an arm (after) for a ride on one of these or the RSV4.
Want to "Tuono " my 2001 RSVR in the worst way.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,313
Posted By stretchmoney
Pedrosa is NOT Italian

Haven't you figured that out from the famous "motivational" poster on this thread multiple times?

And I DO think Hayden is most likely a very nice guy, very real.
I like hearing all the good...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 90,676
Posted By stretchmoney
The Honda DN-01 didn't inspire a damn thing, it...

The Honda DN-01 didn't inspire a damn thing, it is more scooter than motorcycle. CVT tranny I think? Big twist and go? Sales flop I think?
The Diavel might owe something to the V-Max, as they are...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,892
Posted By stretchmoney
I'd bet that most of the parts on that green are...

I'd bet that most of the parts on that green are sportclassic parts, maybe the Paul Smart, maybe a different one.
My first thought was GT1000, but those have a dual shock rear, and the green meanie...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,813
Posted By stretchmoney
I thought all the BMW boxer bikes used a...

I thought all the BMW boxer bikes used a diaphragm spring car style clutch, I would be sure the S1000rr uses a typical "motorcycle style clutch".
Start correcting me now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,117
Posted By stretchmoney
Before I knew to countersteer, I was a very shit...

Before I knew to countersteer, I was a very shit rider. I needed three lanes to take a right turn as fast as my friends using one lane. I scared the crap out of them. They were like "lean that shit...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 40,932
Posted By stretchmoney
Some of these replies I find funny. Some say...

Some of these replies I find funny. Some say "bike x was boring/scary/shit brakes/suspension" ?
I will say that a bike has crap motor, suspension, brakes, engine, but will say that makes it kind...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,662
Posted By stretchmoney
why in the hell has Honda not put these up...

why in the hell has Honda not put these up against ninja 250's all these years?
They look like little Ducati monsters! Awesome!
Also, Suzuki Bandit 400's are also very cool, trellis frame as well,...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 76,110
Posted By stretchmoney
Awesome work!, The chainguard looks 100% pro...

Awesome work!,
The chainguard looks 100% pro made, like a bicycle frame.
Parts on my RSVR look worse!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,767
Posted By stretchmoney
Really nice "solarization" effect on those pics, ...

Really nice "solarization" effect on those pics,
Unstable rider.
Forum: Racing 12-20-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 77,545
Posted By stretchmoney
I know that the Loudon/Laconia track was way...

I know that the Loudon/Laconia track was way different back then, before the car oval, but the bowl used to be ran in the opposite direction then today huh?
And is the TZ in that last pic a 250 or...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,689
Views: 166,909
Posted By stretchmoney
Why do they all weigh near 400 lbs?

I once rode the Aprilia 450 sxv. supposdly 225-250 wet and ready to ride, full tank full whatever, was so light it scared me. Every clench of my butt made the thing change direction, every minute...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,054
Posted By stretchmoney
He moved down there to work at a brewery called...

He moved down there to work at a brewery called DuckRabbit,
And is in the process of moving to near another brewery west of that called Oskar Blues, Asheville or Greenville maybe?
Supposed to have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By stretchmoney
Rides within Tucson, I lived there for ten years...

Rides within Tucson, I lived there for ten years , but only rode for the last one or two.
Mt Lemon highway, get up top, grab a slice of pie. Some of the roads west out of town via Speedway or Grant...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,527
Posted By stretchmoney
And yeah it did sound like a good person, so just...

And yeah it did sound like a good person, so just get mad at his insurance company, not him.
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,527
Posted By stretchmoney
Do NOT give in!

Whether or not the driver at fault saw you is of no consequence, they pulled in front of you against your right-of-way.
If you get less than what you want from his insurance company, take your bike...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,054
Posted By stretchmoney
My buddy Ray (Mr. Ray of adv fame, and he lives...

My buddy Ray (Mr. Ray of adv fame, and he lives in NC, and has a v strom 650) has a 650 strom. It does not have a hydraulic clutch, and is easy as all hell to ride. I don't like the buffeting behind...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,904
Posted By stretchmoney
Outriggers

outriggers are for parking. power off, outriggers down. That's why they aren't the type of outrigger w/ wheels, like that older version, that was lower tech, and quite a bit longer.
Didn't BMW make...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,754
Posted By stretchmoney
tire plug confidence

2nd trackday, get a chain link in my back tire. ask someone what to do, someone tells me a guy who owns a tire business is in the paddock, ask him. He gives me plug kit, says it will be all good,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,228
Posted By stretchmoney
They had no Race bike. The s1000rr is the first...

They had no Race bike.
The s1000rr is the first bike they could race in modern "superbike" type stuff,
WSBK, WSTK1000, AMA, BSB, etc.
plus all the k=sport touring bike stuff.
The k13 is damn...
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 105,520
Posted By stretchmoney
Sorry Shrineclown, Will do my best to help you...

Sorry Shrineclown,
Will do my best to help you out this weekend.
This is my first Cro-Mag, but Mr.Ray always spoke highly of the event, and big ups for taking on the job.
I will try to get to you...
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 105,520
Posted By stretchmoney
It is I, the Stretch. I don't stay on the...

It is I, the Stretch.
I don't stay on the interdoodle too long, did me thing an' split.
Anyhoos, Good to hear you got payment and all, sorry so late again.
Sixwatt and crew, I hope to tag along...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,764
Posted By stretchmoney
Get some pictures up of these ducati's so we can...

Get some pictures up of these ducati's so we can see what you are talking about-especially the old ones!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By stretchmoney
Old ride report

Hey,
Nova Scotia is GREAT!!!
I went in 2010 with inmate Mr.Ray, roads tied with west virginia, open, low to zero traffic, hardly any driveways or any place for a cager to hit you, just great.
We...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,488
Posted By stretchmoney
Has he ridden at all? have you let him take your...

Has he ridden at all? have you let him take your bike around a closed/vacant parking lot? get him on a bike you don't mind falling over and sit him on it and then shove him over on it. show him what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By stretchmoney
F-PEI-hit cape bretton

I did not get to cruise too much PEI due to a holed rad on arrival.
But I highly doubt any road there can touch all the roads on Cape Bretton, Nova Scotia, a once rumored second IOM TT site.
Ignore...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,260
Posted By stretchmoney
Honda twins are a 180 crank, one up one down,...

Honda twins are a 180 crank, one up one down, most british twins were 360 crank(I think), both up, one on compression, one on exhaust.
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,739
Posted By stretchmoney
Of course Ray has his sack in front, sheesh

Of course Ray has his sack in front, sheesh
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,739
Posted By stretchmoney
Keep rockin on, buster! get back on october 28th,...

Keep rockin on, buster! get back on october 28th, and come to a frizzle fry show!, I'll buy y'all a beer! that y'all means ray and maybe ray and katie, but that's it!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,739
Posted By stretchmoney
ray and all watching- who here got ray's old...

ray and all watching- who here got ray's old honda 350four? a new pal wants to buy one for the ms. and would love it if you are not doing anything with it- im sure you could make a profit if you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,739
Posted By stretchmoney
typical! as soon as you own the bike the shock...

typical! as soon as you own the bike the shock goes to shit! sent you a voice mail just now, matt wagers has the gsxr shock i gave him years ago, and i can grab that tonight and send overnight sat...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,739
Posted By stretchmoney
will pm you her numbre, amigo.

will pm you her numbre, amigo.
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