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Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,154
Posted By fast1075
The "carb problems" with the 250 are simple. The...

The "carb problems" with the 250 are simple. The bikes sit for years. Add in ethanol laced fuel, and the problem grows exponentially.

It is impossible to count the number of "carb problem" threads...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,018
Posted By fast1075
Laugh EBR will unveil their new 999 150 Kg 264 hp...

EBR will unveil their new 999 150 Kg 264 hp carbon-carbon-carbon edition and dominate World Superbike while having California legal emissions, anti-grav/anti-crash warp field emulators, and 60 mpg.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,154
Posted By fast1075
Tires: 2007 and older (aka Pre Gen) bikes: 16"...

Tires: 2007 and older (aka Pre Gen) bikes: 16" wheels. Originally had a 120 size rear tire. At some point they changed the spec to 130, but the wheel width was unchanged. I currently have Pirelli...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By fast1075
The problem is the world has developed...

The problem is the world has developed "motorcycle bigitis" where nothing under 1,000 cc is worth consideration.

In my 45+ years of riding and racing, I have come to appreciate bikes of all kinds,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,879
Posted By fast1075
Twatwaffles!!!! I laughed so hard I think I shart...

Twatwaffles!!!! I laughed so hard I think I shart myself!!!

I had a dickhead on a straight piped big twin that was going 45 in a 60 pull the ever popular "you are not passing me, cause I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By fast1075
I had a front puncture on my DRZ-400sm. Didn't...

I had a front puncture on my DRZ-400sm. Didn't crash, but it was a PITA. So I adapted a set of tubeless wheels, carried a plug kit and compressor after that. End of problem.

I used to drag...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,875
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 I am one of those who have never had a helmet...

I am one of those who have never had a helmet stolen. I usually set mine on the tank, and cover it with my jacket as long as I am within sight of the bike. Otherwise, it goes with me.

As for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,035
Posted By fast1075
Left arm straight out at 45 degree downward angle...

Left arm straight out at 45 degree downward angle from the shoulder, palm flat, fingers extended, the universal salute around here. Extra points if it is mid apex. :freaky

But do not confuse left...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 27,870
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 Not really on topic since I am not an LEO, but...

Not really on topic since I am not an LEO, but that train derailed long ago anyway.

My experience with LEOs has been that most are professional, courteous, and respectful, with Highway Patrol...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By fast1075
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Penton at an...

I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Penton at an event at Daytona for the Motorcycle Museum. I had gone to see the unveiling of the EBR 1190rs, and hear the keynote speaker, Erik Buell speak about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,458
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 As so often occurs in Av Rider threads, the point...

As so often occurs in Av Rider threads, the point seems to be that some members have the needs to "prove" on the interwebz that they have the bigger mental dick.

Riding technique as taught by...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,718
Posted By fast1075
Twist n go

Five mile college commute? Seriously, the scooter is by far the best option. When you are done with it, another student will snap it up.

Find a used Honda 110 Elite. has huge under seat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By fast1075
If you are on a statin, it could be a...

If you are on a statin, it could be a contributing factor. Statins can cause nerve/muscle damage. I had been on Crestor for several years and the side effects were horrible. In my case it wasn't...
Forum: Racing 04-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,820
Posted By fast1075
Not the tires. It's a whole bunch of "stuff"...

Not the tires. It's a whole bunch of "stuff" wrong. I strongly suspect tuning error is a large part of it. All sorts of stupid stuff, like overfilling the oil on purpose. They are not Ducati.

Now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,121
Posted By fast1075
Eek In a time where it seems to be a requirement to...

In a time where it seems to be a requirement to legislate life to prevent injury to the most stupid, the texting while driving thing has an easy answer, at least where "kids" are concerned.

...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,820
Posted By fast1075
Pissed Both EBR made the race by running (barely) with...

Both EBR made the race by running (barely) with the 107% qualifying cut off.

Last row start. Frustrating. WAY down on speed. The RS went MUCH faster at Daytona.

It is claimed that the bikes,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,317
Posted By fast1075
The machine is not in production, but it is...

The machine is not in production, but it is planned that it will be.

As far as looks, or anything else goes, it shares no intent of purpose with any other machine. It is a utility/agricultural...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,757
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 It's funny, with me, a bee sting is barely an...

It's funny, with me, a bee sting is barely an annoyance. Tiny pain, bit of itching. I pull over and extract the stinger. By the time I get to where I am going, there is no trace of the sting.

A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,767
Posted By fast1075
Eek I used to run Q2 on my Buell until I discovered...

I used to run Q2 on my Buell until I discovered S-20. Anyway, I believe that if you were to mount a new Q2, put he bike in the garage and place a nail on the floor 20 feet away, the nail would of...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,609
Posted By fast1075
Can't say I ever met him. I raced at Lakeland,...

Can't say I ever met him. I raced at Lakeland, St. Pete, Bradenton, and Gainesville for the Prostar race every year, and way back in the old days at Orlando. Lakeland used to be a world class track,...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,609
Posted By fast1075
I really enjoyed that video. Some one put a lot...

I really enjoyed that video. Some one put a lot of thought into the wheelie bar bike.

I was wondering why the bars look like that when the chassis would work much better with a different...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,609
Posted By fast1075
Laugh One of the local racers built his 12 year old son...

One of the local racers built his 12 year old son a drag scooter. Some generic chinese 10" wheel basic unit. Lightened up, with some trick forks and wheels.

Has a GY6 clone motor of undisclosed...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 211,730
Posted By fast1075
I just puked in my mouth a little. What kind of...

I just puked in my mouth a little. What kind of moron would DO that to an otherwise nice CB-750?
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 236,666
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 Finally saw one moving, sorta. Went and saw the...

Finally saw one moving, sorta. Went and saw the new Captain America movie. The first bike he is on is definitely a sportster, but in the rest of the scenes, it sure looks like a Street.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,979
Posted By fast1075
When I bought my first Buell, and was invited to...

When I bought my first Buell, and was invited to group Buell rides, two of the guys that showed up every time we in fact ex-buellers. Both ride Connie 14s.

They both ride at a blistering pace....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 When I was at the AIM show in Orlando last...

When I was at the AIM show in Orlando last October for the unveiling of the EBR 119RX, I was hanging out, and noticed someone looking over one of the RX. I realized it was Kenny Roberts.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 236,666
Posted By fast1075
Wicked Show of hands. Who here besides me has actually...

Show of hands. Who here besides me has actually seen/carefully scrutinized/sat on one? (They were not giving test rides).

If the motor is sound, all else can be "fixed" with enough $$$$$
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,979
Posted By fast1075
Laugh I have among others a Buell XB12s Lightning and a...

I have among others a Buell XB12s Lightning and a 2006 250 Ninja. The Buell has decent, adjustable suspension and handles very well. It is NOT a mighty powerhouse. A well tuned SV650 is just as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,004
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 Not knowing who Dan Gurney is costs 17 man...

Not knowing who Dan Gurney is costs 17 man points.:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,943
Posted By fast1075
Laugh Never smoked a Bentley, But I have smoked a...

Never smoked a Bentley, But I have smoked a Salmon. They are a bitch to get lit, but hours of smoking pleasure!:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,479
Posted By fast1075
Cool2 The "loop" senses disturbance in the magnetic...

The "loop" senses disturbance in the magnetic field. It does not work by pressure. The mass of steel in a vehicle provides enough disturbance to do the trick. The "kick stand down" next to the loop...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,559
Posted By fast1075
Thumb Ml-16

Glad the Bridgestone worked out for you DaBinChe. It works very well on mine.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,453
Posted By fast1075
Laugh If you ride it like a hooligan.

"If you ride it like a hooligan". Is there any other way to ride? :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,026
Posted By fast1075
Laugh A friend did a full on restoration on a CT-70....

A friend did a full on restoration on a CT-70. Frame repainted to OEM appearance, new fenders, OME look seat restoration, powder coated wheels, etc.

When it came to the engine, instead of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,771
Posted By fast1075
Laugh Dude was too preoccupied with his own awesomeness...

Dude was too preoccupied with his own awesomeness to pay attention to what he was doing. He had time there to throw out an anchor, much less use the brakes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,487
Posted By fast1075
Eek The IOM was the ultimate road race for many...

The IOM was the ultimate road race for many years, and the greatest of the great have raced there. The battles between Hailwood and Reed are legendary.

Many of todays top riders have said they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,560
Posted By fast1075
Saw a guy in the infield at Daytona wearing that...

Saw a guy in the infield at Daytona wearing that same shirt, along with color matching pants.

I think they had the desired effect. Very hard to NOT see him.

I just ordered the version...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,603
Posted By fast1075
Among other things, the CR engine had almost...

Among other things, the CR engine had almost nothing in the way of flywheel. The MT had a full size flywheel for the charging system. The transmission differences have been previously noted.

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 236,666
Posted By fast1075
I was at Daytona for the 200 and stopped by the...

I was at Daytona for the 200 and stopped by the Harley display to see for myself how the new bikes looked.

Absolutely awful. Exposed wiring everywhere. Everything looks like an afterthought. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,762
Posted By fast1075
Laugh I have very short arms, and as a result, I am...

I have very short arms, and as a result, I am forced against the tank. It has always been so on every bike. Also, the seats slope towards the tank.

The trick is to wear garments that properly...
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