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Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By squish
Travel trailers range from 12 foot pop ups to 32...

Travel trailers range from 12 foot pop ups to 32 foot, four axle, 5th wheel, monsters.

What do you have?
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By squish
I own three airheads I've got a 39 mile...

I own three airheads
I've got a 39 mile commute each way.

For what the OP lists, for how much money.

If I had those requirements and that budget I'd buy a DL....



Oh wait. I did.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By squish
Oh I should add that for years I only used a...

Oh I should add
that for years I only used a tank bag and didn't run a top box,

Then I got a bike that had an easy set up for the top box and found that I used it for much the same stuff that I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By squish
Hornet 600, There were boat loads sold of them...

Hornet 600,
There were boat loads sold of them in the mid90's to early aughts
The very same things that made them the best seller in the day hold true now.

Only it will be a challenge to find...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,728
Posted By squish
I have a DL650, it ticks a lot of the boxes I...

I have a DL650, it ticks a lot of the boxes I needed a bike to tick for a real world functional machine
In my younger days a pre vetec VFR would also tick lots of those boxes.

I like my 919 as a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By squish
For stuff that I can sell easily and removes...

For stuff that I can sell easily and removes easily
Shocks, windscreens, seats, I will remove and sell it seperatly

For stuff that's harder to remove, like brake lines or maybe centerstand. I...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By squish
For every day use I have a 40liter hard side top...

For every day use I have a 40liter hard side top box that's mostly permanently mounted to my bike (DL650)

For weekend trips I will add a medium sized tank bag.

For week long trips I add hard...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,769
Posted By squish
I've got an R100GS, carbed, no ABS no electronic...

I've got an R100GS, carbed, no ABS no electronic do dads
Heck it's not that far away from points.

I also have DL650 with FI and ABS. I have had to do zero, to the DL in the 10K miles I've owned...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By squish
Yup that's not the ST's IP it's the same that's...

Yup that's not the ST's IP it's the same that's on my R80 from 1986 but it was in use for years
Same with the headlight and headlight mount.

Either the OP crashed and didnt' want to replace the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By squish
1968 (or 1969) and the introduction of the...

1968 (or 1969)
and the introduction of the Honda CB750K0 SOHC
The bike that launched modern, functional big bore sporting bikes with across the frame, in-line four, four-stroke packaging.

Or...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,253
Posted By squish
You said it's fluid, like lower viscosity than...

You said it's fluid, like lower viscosity than engine oil?

There's fluid on the bottom of the crash bar as well?

Have you had a leaking petcock or carb overflow recently?

It could be that...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By squish
I have a bushwacker, its my perf/mesh jacket ...

I have a bushwacker, its my perf/mesh jacket

I'm 5'8" tall and wear a 42 in US mens jackets

The large just fits me with the liner in, without the liner jacket fits fine.

Overall it's a...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 30,329
Posted By squish
I didn't dig back and look what I posted in this...

I didn't dig back and look what I posted in this thread.
So I might repeat myself.

I've been riding with Shoei's Orange helmets since 1997, I think I'm on my third or fourth one.

The first one...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By squish
Every helmet I've had has had the comfort foam...

Every helmet I've had has had the comfort foam compact and by the time I'm getting a new helmet (Five years +/-)
They are loose on my head. So I opt for the tighter, more snug fit. That said I make...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,341
Posted By squish
And really those are the three best places to see...

And really those are the three best places to see the widest range of equipment that's out there.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,307
Posted By squish
Yup there is more adjust ability on the madstad...

Yup there is more adjust ability on the madstad vs the Givi.
There was only a $20 price increase for the Givi vs the Madstad and screen when I got my Givi.

I found with the Madstad on my 04 that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,728
Posted By squish
Bwahahha. I forgot about that....

Bwahahha. I forgot about that....
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,307
Posted By squish
I wasn't crazy about the madstad on my 04, it...

I wasn't crazy about the madstad on my 04, it helped but it didn't solve the problem.
I needed to get the top of the screen to lean back more. When this was brought up with the Madstad guy
he got...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,728
Posted By squish
So is this the craft the question to get a...

So is this the craft the question to get a specific answer thread?

You're asking for a super subjective answer but you saddle it with a bunch of "requirements"

Seems a little off to me.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,088
Posted By squish
I should have bought a SV650 rather then the...

I should have bought a SV650 rather then the Ducati 750Sport I did buy.
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,442
Posted By squish
I would be tempted to get the seat and the pegs...

I would be tempted to get the seat and the pegs for the Bandito grande.
That engine is something else and you will miss it sometimes if you get a S10 or a DL650

Saving some money and waiting...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,307
Posted By squish
Me: 5'8" tall 28" inseam full face helmet...

Me:
5'8" tall 28" inseam full face helmet (currently Shoei RF1100)
My biggest issue was with noise more then buffeting, but buffeting was still there.

My DLs
2004, madstad with stock screen,...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By squish
great bikes that were an off shoot of the R80G/S ...

great bikes that were an off shoot of the R80G/S
With more road bike parts, built of bits from the R65 of the same era, and the R80G/S
Tanks that should fit
R100GS
R80G/S
R80G/S PD
HPN R80/R100...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,049
Posted By squish
I don't like gore-tex or other membrane lined...

I don't like gore-tex or other membrane lined boots.
I'd rather a decent full grain leather boot with a gore tex sock.

Thats what worked for me when I rode year round in Seattle...

That said....
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By squish
Go look at the stats of where a head hits in most...

Go look at the stats of where a head hits in most crashes (Or at least most that have been studied)
And the anything less then full face might not make sense to you.

I will say that look around...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By squish
Maybe it's me, but a restoration isn't changing...

Maybe it's me, but a restoration isn't changing heads, Changing paint and graphics.
That's more restomod.

If I was looking for a GS PD. (I own a very solid GS, and an R80 as well as an ST)

I...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,650
Posted By squish
I have taken to using a redundant bag retaining...

I have taken to using a redundant bag retaining system. I'm using a spring clip and braided wire cable with a plastic outer sleeve. It's fixed to the frame and clipped to the bag.

Just to keep a...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By squish
Ball end hex wrench sockets.

Ball end hex wrench sockets.
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,225
Posted By squish
I'm not a lawyer, or a business owner. But...

I'm not a lawyer, or a business owner.

But I've down some, (very small) amount of freelance work.

Here's what I learned.
If you get paid for working using your tools, your tools most likely...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,538
Posted By squish
I have heard that if you just take the whole...

I have heard that if you just take the whole spout off, and use a funnel that it's faster and easier to pour the gas out of the gas can.

And there are some people who buy "water" jugs or Utility...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 357,029
Posted By squish
I don't have photos but using an angle grinder...

I don't have photos
but using an angle grinder and a leatherman we made a Honda 919 front brake lever fit an MV agusta's mastercylinder.
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By squish
After someone absconded with my R80ST's right...

After someone absconded with my R80ST's right side cover I now just run my airheads without the covers that are not bolted on.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,421
Posted By squish
We have an 09 outback 4 banger Shitty MPG in...

We have an 09 outback 4 banger
Shitty MPG in around town driving
Headgaskets even in the later cars are still an issue
Our car has something funny with the suspension, we gone through two sets of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By squish
I would bet that a lot of the insurance companys...

I would bet that a lot of the insurance companys didn't know that the S1000RR was what it was, and it just got lumped into the the touring lump that was BMW bikes for so long,
Also a big part of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,787
Posted By squish
If you haven't already go check insurance prices...

If you haven't already go check insurance prices for a liter-class sportbike,
It can be heartstoppingly expensive even for "mature" experienced riders.

Like multiple hundreds of dollars a month...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 52,747
Posted By squish
I was getting around 240 miles to both icons...

I was getting around 240 miles to both icons flashing, before the Givi Airflow and new mirrors

Now 1200 miles with those changes and it closer to 255 miles, but the last 250 miles have been at...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By squish
I don't know these styles but I've found that...

I don't know these styles but I've found that some of these evap vests don't work really well once they start to dry out in front, they don't flow enough air over your body so your sweat doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,396
Posted By squish
There's another thing you can do, especially if...

There's another thing you can do, especially if you like your current jacket.

Put some high viz tape on your bike, Especially if you have a top box and windscreen.
Those two items block a lot of...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By squish
Coolest one I saw were a pair of machined ones...

Coolest one I saw were a pair of machined ones out of solid brass
In the shape of a ball on the end, not unlike the old school hella bar end blinkers but slightly smaller.
They had three rings...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 897
Posted By squish
Thats a lot of water. Heet is not going to...

Thats a lot of water.

Heet is not going to do anything. you need to drain the gas, I would use a siphon
And fill with fresh gas, expect the bike to run poorly as the water gets pushed out of the...
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