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Forum: Videos July 13th, 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Zaph42
For dirt there is such a thing as too much power,...

For dirt there is such a thing as too much power, and too much weight just makes it worse. That bike is nothing but a ditch digger. I'll let you know if I need some 5" wide foot deep trenches dug. ...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed July 13th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By Zaph42
Nice! In CCS we just get boring rectangular...

Nice! In CCS we just get boring rectangular plates.
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed July 11th, 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By Zaph42
That pic was '16. Ultralights in CCS it still...

That pic was '16. Ultralights in CCS it still doesn't matter if you are amateur or expert does it? They are all still combined. I always hated that... I could have been kicking amateur ass, but...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 8th, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By Zaph42
RIP

RIP
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion July 5th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By Zaph42
I don't watch any regularly. I totally avoid...

I don't watch any regularly. I totally avoid vloggers who drive around and talk.

But sometimes I watch Rnickymouse vids.

Some obscure Europe racing vids. Mini, supermoto, and other stuff we...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed July 4th, 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Zaph42
I can't take turn 1 at 118, so I had to brake a...

I can't take turn 1 at 118, so I had to brake a bit. Also that dip in turn one is rough on bikes like this with high unsprung weight on the front end. If I hit it too hard I would start to tuck the...
Forum: Pictures June 10th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Zaph42
I'd be happy just to smell one of those. :D ...

I'd be happy just to smell one of those. :D

Looks street legal. I wonder if that's one of the bikes to come through moto2imports. http://www.moto2imports.com/inventoryholder/
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 10th, 2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 741
Posted By Zaph42
Yup, this. NEVER, ever, hand money to a seller...

Yup, this. NEVER, ever, hand money to a seller with a promise of delivering a title later. A bill of sale means nothing, the bike isn't his to sell.

These kind of deals are almost never good. ...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 10th, 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,108
Posted By Zaph42
Let's all be honest. I think most people are...

Let's all be honest. I think most people are somewhere in between group 1 and 2. And those who toot their horn about being solidly in group 2 aren't telling the whole truth.

And for more truth...
Forum: Off-Topic June 9th, 2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zaph42
Rough year from Pedrosa. Seems like he spent...

Rough year from Pedrosa. Seems like he spent half the year airborne and shaking off a crash.

And now Rossi is going to have to fight off two arch enemies on factory Hondas in 2019.
...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 7th, 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By Zaph42
You do miss one point though, and it's more...

You do miss one point though, and it's more important with smaller bikes: running warmers can reduce heat cycles and extend tire life. Bigger bikes with serious power are generally going to eat your...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion June 1st, 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 700
Posted By Zaph42
This is a great question in any case. Most of...

This is a great question in any case. Most of the time the guy on the phone isn't going to go out and look at the date code for you, but you can ask when the last time they were ordered and received...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 29th, 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Zaph42
You touching down on any curbs? My left knee has...

You touching down on any curbs? My left knee has a 2 angles on it from left turn 4 at Blackhawk Farms where I always touch down on the curb. Then the next left after that is my favorite "rail it...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 25th, 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Zaph42
Just a comment: I noticed a bit of weaving...

Just a comment: I noticed a bit of weaving feeling when my steering stem bearings went bad. It was a different feeling than the normal chassis flex this bike has. I felt it as much straight up and...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 24th, 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By Zaph42
Oh no Doc Stein doesn't race anymore. He was the...

Oh no Doc Stein doesn't race anymore. He was the guy who signed my learning curves certificate in 2014. And he even personally called me in the hospital after I crashed out bad my first year. Now...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 24th, 2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,069
Posted By Zaph42
I'd be happy just to beat Doc Stein. :D My last...

I'd be happy just to beat Doc Stein. :D My last year of racing ultralight in 2016, I at least got to the point where I could keep him in sight for much of a race, (thanks MR12!) but he could always...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 24th, 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 28,290
Posted By Zaph42
I saw that CRF450L... looks awesome. As a...

I saw that CRF450L... looks awesome.

As a former owner of a KTM 690, I can say I want something that's not so high strung and maintenance intensive. Sure the KTM was a fire breathing monster, and...
Forum: !%@*#$%!)@#&!%@ I crashed! May 22nd, 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,893
Posted By Zaph42
Glad you're healing up! No worries about the...

Glad you're healing up! No worries about the bike.

For gearing up the bottom half of you, consider a RST 2 piece. Prices are good, and the protection is excellent. (I've tested abrasion...
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 16th, 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By Zaph42
I'm surprised K&N never went into PR damage...

I'm surprised K&N never went into PR damage control mode when they got banned at the track. They just don't care enough.

Aside from the end nut issue, they also had problems sealing due to bad...
Forum: Forum Information May 16th, 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 131,101
Posted By Zaph42
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ninjettes At Speed May 15th, 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By Zaph42
Great work, but man... The best part of the 300...

Great work, but man... The best part of the 300 was the fuel injection.
Forum: Videos May 10th, 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By Zaph42
I highly recommend a 1992 Suzuki Katana with rash...

I highly recommend a 1992 Suzuki Katana with rash on both sides, body panels from 4 different colored bikes and a rip in the seat.

You can leave your keys in it if you want. :D
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 9th, 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By Zaph42
Didn't read Akima's post, it was too long. ;) ...

Didn't read Akima's post, it was too long. ;) Needs cliff notes.

During the last election both my wife and I considered becoming libertarians. So I start to research it and the first thing that...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 9th, 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By Zaph42
The discussion here is basically the democrat...

The discussion here is basically the democrat viewpoint "We must protect the people who are too stupid to protect themselves" and the republican viewpoint "Stupid people who kill themselves are their...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion May 7th, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By Zaph42
Oh man they just had to post a picture loaded...

Oh man they just had to post a picture loaded with "donors" didn't they. :eek:
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