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Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 60
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Posted By arctic954
Dirt Bike Style Handlebars on your Streetbike

I did the LSL bar kit on my old R1......I agree with the above post, doing it to a litre bike was insane.....wheelie time city.
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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47,789
Views: 9,786,886
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

I have the Wolftail......its way to big for the WR......unless of course, the WR has a huge rear rack. I just strapped an old square tank bag to mine. The peak is small, but fits.
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 74,230
Posted By arctic954
those old bandits are great bikes.....shes going...

those old bandits are great bikes.....shes going to love it.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

yup, im in Jenison.

And damn.....I do feel safe here.

Keep forgetting that Im funding Jenison's finest......do I get a picture for my refrigerator or something?


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Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47,789
Views: 9,786,886
Posted By arctic954
thats why you have to ride it like a 2-stroke in...

thats why you have to ride it like a 2-stroke in the trails. Its not a grunt type bike. Revv the piss out of it.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

this summer Charlie......I need to make it out to your place......never seen your shop!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,398
Posted By arctic954
Killboy failure Dragon Fest

as stupid as the TP thing sounds.....after owning 25 bikes, some dirt, some touring, some track.......then you figure different temps for track, verses touring, verses type of tire, verses off-road...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
im really impressed with the conversion Charlie. ...

im really impressed with the conversion Charlie. I like your taste. Very well done.


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 798,217
Posted By arctic954
VStrom Owners Thread

I have my rear raised 18mm via links.....forks flush. Ive pulled my peg feelers. Knee touches first, then peg, then engine guard......from there you start feel the edge of the side lugs on the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
ahhhh....sweet! im a sucker for OD Green. ...

ahhhh....sweet! im a sucker for OD Green.



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,398
Posted By arctic954
Killboy failure Dragon Fest

#1 funny you should mention that. This past summer, first time ever on a particular country road.......had a guy come out swinging a large branch at me. I played chicken with him and easily avoid...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

back in the day was heading home from northern michigan......2 lanes with zero traffic that you can see for miles.......I had my 'sport touring' Hayabusa..... two guys (yes......I know) were on a new...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

why does it have to be that way? dont you want to learn your bike in a safer enviroment away from traffic?

ECU reflash????? many, many stock bikes doing track days.

Theres a HUGE difference...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

yeah......ever sense owning the Vstrom, with a decent windshield, handguards, heated grips and a heated vest......add to that a warm riding suit......ill do mid 30's. now, 6 hours of that? I might...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
I went to the website.......interesting, first...

I went to the website.......interesting, first time ever hearing about it. So, looks like you eat alot of food, any good riding in the area?


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9,446
Views: 3,764,849
Posted By arctic954
The V-Strom Picture Thread

Very similar setup to my bike! I too put off buying one while owning several other bikes. Long story short, I found a cheap one and couldnt resist. Its easily the best bike Ive ever bought, and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

and lets not forget the Tenere & WR250R!

even the new R1!!!! bad-ass.

The only thing left.??? a middle weight adventure tourer....... (tenere 660??? FJ09 triple Adventure?)

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Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

thankyou. that made me laugh.

It does go to show you the mass market appeal of the FJ-09. Theres all sorts of ages/riders merging into this 'melting pot' of discussion.



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,398
Posted By arctic954
Killboy failure Dragon Fest

........I learned not to go foot out on a Supermoto, unless you have slider supermoto soles. I was pushing to hard one day, and lost the front while I had a foot out........with regular 'sport'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,398
Posted By arctic954
ahhh yes. pictures. The almighty Ninja! ...

ahhh yes. pictures.

The almighty Ninja!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/15/8d2ac1ce32d761a7c0d17cea8bccfc09.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

Ozzy has always taken care of me!


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Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
The question of the day? Will Yamaha come...

The question of the day?

Will Yamaha come out with an FJ09 'adventure' version that has a 19" front tire?




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Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha FJ-09 Thread

The KTM 690 Enduro R is SUCH a bad road bike........that KTM wouldnt even dream of releasing a supermoto version. lol. And actually, I see KTM 690 R's running supermoto wheels all the time at the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

yeah.....to be honest. None of the dealerships have the 'good' gear. Maybe the BMW dealer?

my next pair of riding pants will be a pair of waterproof Klim.... in the $400-700 range.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
damn your a cheap date. Sent from my...

damn your a cheap date.


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Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47,789
Views: 9,786,886
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

simply put.....no.

maybe its that Crazy speed wobble you speak of. Careful.....one click to far.....and your F'd.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
hey.....I still owe you a cup of coffee! ...

hey.....I still owe you a cup of coffee!


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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
just havin fun with ya! Sent from my...

just havin fun with ya!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,398
Posted By arctic954
Killboy failure Dragon Fest

meh.......why bother. When you approach a Harley at speed.......dont let off, he'll brake waaay to early for the corner, you sail by on the throttle. Done.

Once you slow down and stay behind...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

ahhhh..... so, better stick to Harley's then.

Heaven forbid that all the Americans ride Japanese bikes on American streets.

Keep waiting, maybe Eric Buell will come through.
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Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 328,174
Posted By arctic954
nope. not at all. The Hayabusa has been limited...

nope. not at all. The Hayabusa has been limited since day one.

15 minutes later? deleted.

The aftermarket will have a fix.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
cant wait for MotoGP to start up again! This is...

cant wait for MotoGP to start up again! This is going to be a great year!


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
old school.... ...

old school....

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/09/6a9c53231637a7381f605424fec7f801.jpg

new school....

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/09/d8afcaeebb2fdb347572ed34ff546d5f.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47,789
Views: 9,786,886
Posted By arctic954
AT 130.......you are not heavy enough with the...

AT 130.......you are not heavy enough with the stock springs. You definitely need more weight on the rear.......a lighter rear spring will be needed if you want to do it right.

Also, it sounds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,312
Posted By arctic954
Im 5' 7" and keep raising up my Vstrom for more...

Im 5' 7" and keep raising up my Vstrom for more off-road clearance. I now touch with only 1 foot......


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Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 47,789
Views: 9,786,886
Posted By arctic954
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

This thread always makes me laugh....and not post. Soooo many opinions here.

To a degree......air pressure plays a part. But!!!!! chassis setup makes a bigger difference.

Doesnt matter what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,312
Posted By arctic954
yeah......I think $2500 is too much for a DR350. ...

yeah......I think $2500 is too much for a DR350. Great bike, but not worth that imo. You should be able to find a DR for that.

I also would recommended the WR250R. It replaced my DR650. It...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-08-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 452,839
Posted By arctic954
West Michigan

I agree with that comment.

Chassis design and stiffness has always gone hand in hand with horsepower.

The more power you have, the more ability you have to wad up your bikes chassis &...
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