ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mike54
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,114
Posted By mike54
:clap It's a good feeling huh?

:clap It's a good feeling huh?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,206
Posted By mike54
Water is one of the challenges with MC camping. ...

Water is one of the challenges with MC camping. Even when I was backpacking there was usually a stream or a lake nearby. What I do now is carry a couple of 1gal collapsable containers. Fill those...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,206
Posted By mike54
I wouldn't mount them to the bottom like that...

I wouldn't mount them to the bottom like that just because it looks like a PIA to put them on and take them off.

You're the only one I've ever seen that uses these things to carry water. Isn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,832
Views: 3,649,759
Posted By mike54
Girls bike. :nod ...

Girls bike. :nod


http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/norton_manx_m30.jpg
Forum: Racing 05-18-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
Neil Hodgson :D

Neil Hodgson :D
Forum: Racing 05-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,888
Posted By mike54
Rossi is crafty. I wonder what Lorenzo's...

Rossi is crafty.

I wonder what Lorenzo's response would be if some one told him he was boring the fans with this kind of racing. :lol2
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 28,600
Posted By mike54
Bike porn! :thumb

Bike porn! :thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By mike54
It cracks me up when people say stuff like that. ...

It cracks me up when people say stuff like that. 'I can't do it here so there must not be anybody that can do it.' My dealer cut mine for me when I ordered it.
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
That was the one I was thinking of. :thumb Thanks

That was the one I was thinking of. :thumb Thanks
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
I remember a GP bike crashing and having the...

I remember a GP bike crashing and having the throttle stick open and smoke the engine in recent times. I think it was Lorenzo but I could be wrong. Anybody remember when and who?

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,366
Posted By mike54
When the SO was learning to ride she said, "Every...

When the SO was learning to ride she said, "Every limb has something to do, sometimes more than one thing. How does anybody ever learn to ride these things." Combined with that she was learning to...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
Practice makes perfect. :D I only missed...

Practice makes perfect. :D

I only missed one or two Laguna races. The super bike races in the late 80's were pretty good.

I went to Indy in 2012 and I'm glad I did. It wasn't as good for...
Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
That means that 63% of the time he's on the...

That means that 63% of the time he's on the podium. That's quite an average.
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,366
Posted By mike54
Somethings we adapt to quickly, some things not...

Somethings we adapt to quickly, some things not so much. :D

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/MFzDaBzBlL0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I love...
Forum: Racing 05-08-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
That's a good point. :thumb

That's a good point. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By mike54
There's a turn signal/side stand relay. If the...

There's a turn signal/side stand relay. If the side stand is down and the bike is in neutral the relay will energize and allow current to the coils. If the side stand is up the bike will start in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By mike54
I've got a factory service manual so diagrams...

I've got a factory service manual so diagrams aren't a problem. My being able to make sense of them can be. :D
The sides tand switch, the clutch and the neutral switch are all connected together....
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By mike54
Could I know this from testing with a multimeter?...

Could I know this from testing with a multimeter? If put my multimeter on the ohm setting and put the leads across the switch I get infinity with the swith open and 0.548 with the switch closed. If...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By mike54
:lol3 That's the idea. I'm just trying to be...

:lol3 That's the idea. I'm just trying to be smart about it. A lot of folks just start twisting wires together and end up with a bike that will turn the starter in gear and with the power off. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By mike54
MC Wiring

Wiring on motorcycle used to be simple. Then came EFI And ECUs and CANBUS and it's not so straight forward any more.

I'm prepping a GSXR SRAD for the track and found something that was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By mike54
If it was only that simple. He said it...

If it was only that simple.

He said it was spinning and wasn't getting tight. If it doesn't feel like it's getting tight how can you know if it's over tightened?

I'd say the lesson is to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,402
Posted By mike54
+2 Some of the other fixes may work. ...

+2

Some of the other fixes may work. Welding will work forever if you find a competent welder. Think of it as your chance to find a develop a relationship with a good welder. They're good to...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,016
Posted By mike54
Potentially because it depends on how price and...

Potentially because it depends on how price and my wallet line up at the time. I'm also interested in building one for myself. We'll see. There seems to be enough interest that some body should be...
Forum: Racing 05-04-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,989
Posted By mike54
Interesting article in Road Racing World about...

Interesting article in Road Racing World about the history of electronics. "Making the impossible possible by ignoring rider input."

I know you don't want to know so don't read the article. ...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,989
Posted By mike54
He's always been pretty cerebral. Just from...

He's always been pretty cerebral. Just from reading his analysis of his riding over the years. He had issues with being young, public relations, and trying to force emotion I think. More of an...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,989
Posted By mike54
He started in 8th at Qatar. He still had to...

He started in 8th at Qatar. He still had to catch and pass the riders in front of him. Of course MM made it a little easier.
Forum: Racing 05-01-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,989
Posted By mike54
I believe Rossi's strategy has been to pick the...

I believe Rossi's strategy has been to pick the tire he thinks will last the race and set the bike up to get the most out of that tire. It doesn't produce really great lap times or qualifying but...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
If I remember he didn't have problems with short...

If I remember he didn't have problems with short distances, it was race distance. I would expect he'll do some race distances before the race if cleared by the docs. He's going to want to know what...
Forum: Racing 04-29-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
Most autobiographies say about the same thing. ...

Most autobiographies say about the same thing. You should read Eric Clapton's sometime.

What you claim may be true but I wouldn't use Stoner's book to back up the claims.
Forum: Racing 04-26-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
Satire is lost on this crowd.

Satire is lost on this crowd.
Forum: Racing 04-25-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 160,939
Posted By mike54
Another chance for Stoner :nod :D

Another chance for Stoner :nod :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,114
Posted By mike54
Watch this video at about 57 minutes in. ...

Watch this video at about 57 minutes in.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gzR4WHD-94

If I remember they call for some lube where the pressure plate contacts the diaphragm spring. I've done it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,114
Posted By mike54
:lol3 +1 :thumb

:lol3



+1 :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,489
Posted By mike54
Mine go at about 60K - 80K I'm always jealous of...

Mine go at about 60K - 80K I'm always jealous of the people with bikes that go over 100K. I spoke to a guy once who had over 100K on his original brake pads. When I asked him about it he said he...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,805
Posted By mike54
If it doesn't work then what?

If it doesn't work then what?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,805
Posted By mike54
I'd swap the push rods from left to right and see...

I'd swap the push rods from left to right and see if the noise moves with them.
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,342
Posted By mike54
Ran across this stuff. ...

Ran across this stuff.
http://www.thebenchtoppro.com/products

A microbial cleaning agent. I like the idea. I've never tried it so I can't say one way or the other.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,524
Posted By mike54
I reuse the valve cover seals a few times. There...

I reuse the valve cover seals a few times. There are silicone ones available that should last a lifetime but I've never had any luck with them.

I think you made a great deal with your trade. I...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,504
Posted By mike54
It says in the story that he passed the compusory...

It says in the story that he passed the compusory fitness tests. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By mike54
It's just to mask the noise of a failing rear end...

It's just to mask the noise of a failing rear end from a potential buyer. Nothing useful about it for an honest person.
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015