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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,306
Posted By SinFrenas
http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/9896/1709919772...

http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/9896/1709919772.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/849/1709919772.jpg/)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-10-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,901
Posted By SinFrenas
heh. short version: hack, weld, hack hack, weld,...

heh. short version: hack, weld, hack hack, weld, repeat

started off wanting to be rid of the plasticky rear section and re-do it so i could carry more shit; i like my bikes to be more like a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,901
Posted By SinFrenas
so fun, i love rat/battle bikes. behold, the...

so fun, i love rat/battle bikes.

behold, the milkbear:
http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/6026/p1060238u.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/23/p1060238u.jpg/)
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By SinFrenas
the largest rear tubeless knobby(ish) tire i...

the largest rear tubeless knobby(ish) tire i found for my sv650 was the shinko 705.. it's a 150/70 - 17.

good tire, but i don't know if it'd fit your wheel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By SinFrenas
had this problem myself last month, thought it...

had this problem myself last month, thought it was the new helmet i'd just got... kinda like the 'thupthupthup' noise some cars will make when the windows are closed but the sunroof is open..
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,947
Posted By SinFrenas
glad you're ok buddy. also glad you're...

glad you're ok buddy.

also glad you're freaked out; i think that means you'll learn from the near-miss. but don't quit riding, that's just crazy-talk. assuming a solid bed of fundamental...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
you're adorable! :clap:clap:clap

you're adorable!

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,162
Posted By SinFrenas
i've had these on my sv650 for a month/just under...

i've had these on my sv650 for a month/just under 6k miles. felt a bit odd at first, but i'd replaced the stock front tiny tire with a 705 rear in 130/80, mounted backwards, so i blamed that. took...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
:D copy that, gonna do the same general route...

:D copy that, gonna do the same general route next summer and i'll make sure & budget time for the coast (i think i've seen everything there is to see of the central valley, lolz). might even see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
that's the thing of it - the slab is underrated...

that's the thing of it - the slab is underrated is all i'm sayin.

a crazy curvy road that i'm familiar with? it's on, i love those. but in a strange place, a road i've never been on, i'mm'a keep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
:rofl:rofl i suffered not a single bad...

:rofl:rofl

i suffered not a single bad experience in oregon, it just gave me the creeps for some reason. who knows, might have been my own filters but i thought i was in a good mental state....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
i couldn't get out of oregon fast enough. the...

i couldn't get out of oregon fast enough. the roads were nice, even on the 5, but jeeeebus that's a redneck state. i'm from east texas so i know a thing or 2 about hillbillies, and oregon was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,609
Posted By SinFrenas
In Defense Of The Superslab.

hi.

my name is sinfrenas, and i'm a terrible adv-guy.

i love the superslab. what's more, i don't think i even like the twisties anymore.

i used to, when i had the klr. slow bikes are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 27,427
Posted By SinFrenas
um...

um...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 27,427
Posted By SinFrenas
easy guy, some of us liberal-hippy-commie-pinkos...

easy guy, some of us liberal-hippy-commie-pinkos feel as strongly about the necessity of upholding 2a freedoms as we do about stuff that you may not agree with.

partisan thought is an oxymoron.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By SinFrenas
this. around town is one thing, but on the...

this.

around town is one thing, but on the highway for long rides a long-sleeved shirt under that mesh jacket makes a huge difference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 27,427
Posted By SinFrenas
omg a canadian has become indignant aboot gunz! ...

omg a canadian has become indignant aboot gunz! lay down yr arms, ppl, this has never happened before!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By SinFrenas
that sounds like a pretty good rig, nice and...

that sounds like a pretty good rig, nice and versatile.

i tried a camelbak thingy on my first trip years ago and i stowed it after the 1st day; too many straps & tubes. off-road would be a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By SinFrenas
learn to read a schematic? take a half-hour...

learn to read a schematic?

take a half-hour to circle the bike with your tool bag and toss the tools you don't need?
:dunno
i was in the same boat, except probably twice as stupid as you, and i...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By SinFrenas
excellent, thanks! the lens will be...

excellent, thanks!

the lens will be protected by the barrel/filter doo-dad; as far as i've read/experienced, the lens fittings are the weak point on the camera as far as foreign object or debris...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By SinFrenas
sv650n with a little flyscreen. the mount puts...

sv650n with a little flyscreen. the mount puts the camera above same.

may pick up one of those givi 7series screens on the way tho, if the wind gets too annoying.

why?
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By SinFrenas
it is a slog. i love it out there, some great...

it is a slog. i love it out there, some great riding to be had if you know where to look. at its best it's magical and enchanting countryside; at its worst it's... a slog, like you said.

thanks...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By SinFrenas
ya i'd move all that gear forward. if you're not...

ya i'd move all that gear forward. if you're not riding 2-up, strap soft bags over the passenger seat and put your other gear in a duffel on top of the bags. plus, bonus backrest.

i like the...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By SinFrenas
some good pics there. so aside from the lens...

some good pics there.

so aside from the lens cover freezing, any malfunctions from vibration?

not worried too much about pic quality, just about the poor delicate thing riding up there for so...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By SinFrenas
Camera on RAM mount; vibration damage?

i'm leaving on a 30-day trip out west here in a bit, and i'm planning on putting my lumix lx5 on the ram mount on my handlebars... will the vibration damage its guts at all?

for what it's worth,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,588
Posted By SinFrenas
might be related to the trick with strong...

might be related to the trick with strong crosswinds... stick your knee out in the direction the wind's coming from, and it mitigates your lean into the wind... maybe the same forces are at work?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,738
Posted By SinFrenas
did you filter the intake like it says to? shoot...

did you filter the intake like it says to? shoot some penetrant/lube up there every once in a while? install it with a fuse & relay thingy? mine lasted 2 years on the klr, rain & dirt roads &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,256
Posted By SinFrenas
i do that. but only here at our little local...

i do that.

but only here at our little local market, where they've got a whole huge 20'x20' corner striped out btwn two perpendicular handicapped spots; it's also where they keep the pic-a-nic...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,522
Posted By SinFrenas
mazeltov buddy! i think you'll like it, too....

mazeltov buddy!

i think you'll like it, too. i owned a '95 for a season, had a few great rides and some frustrations as well. overall i have a happy set of memories and still think the old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,705
Posted By SinFrenas
i got a surprise last month in west texas as to...

i got a surprise last month in west texas as to just how much stick i had in the rain..

pouring, howling downpour between marfa and van horn.. strong-ass wind coming from the left and i was heeled...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By SinFrenas
ah! good! thx for the reply dan-c! there...

ah! good! thx for the reply dan-c!

there are 2 plugs - are they both meant to spark @ the same time or is it like a built-in spare that you can switch to when one fouls? there's only one wire...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By SinFrenas
2-Stroke n00b Here; Please Advise

this followed me home sunday:
http://www.suzukicycles.org/photos/TC/TC125-brochures/1974_TC125L_sales1_842.jpg
well, not that same one. one like it, tho. more rust. less shiny. various...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,354
Posted By SinFrenas
clip folded dollars to the fairing or tankbag,...

clip folded dollars to the fairing or tankbag, pay with that and tell the attendant to put the change toward the next guy's toll. zooooom!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,094
Posted By SinFrenas
i ride a klr; therefore i use a small bungee cord...

i ride a klr; therefore i use a small bungee cord attached to the mirror stalk, run between the throttle/grip flange and the switch housing, then re-attached back to the stalk.

i understand that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,068
Posted By SinFrenas
done.

done.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,809
Posted By SinFrenas
here's a good scene for the klr - i live a day's...

here's a good scene for the klr - i live a day's ride away from my weeklong destination in west texas. that's a long lonely hiway, and a dl sure would make short work of it. but! there are tons of...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By SinFrenas
i just sent my cl175 seat to the upholsterer for...

i just sent my cl175 seat to the upholsterer for a re-shaping, & i'd been wondering the same thing.

what it looks like is, the pan has a series of upward-pointing barbs on the inside of the lip...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,091
Posted By SinFrenas
otoh, if knobbies make a bike more prone to...

otoh, if knobbies make a bike more prone to sliding on the street, wouldn't it make sense to weight the bike as on dirt, on the outside peg?
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,905
Posted By SinFrenas
please check out vermin's ride report on the trip...

please check out vermin's ride report on the trip he took with his son:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=265019

excellent reading, one of the best rr's i've read here, and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,010
Posted By SinFrenas
i like this thread! my '6th sense'...

i like this thread!

my '6th sense' manifests as a feeling of vulnerability.

i'm a good rider, i think, and i tend to feel confident when i'm out and about. i like being hyper-alert and in...
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