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Forum: Members Rides
06-15-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By mikstr

Incredible build! Congrats

Incredible build! Congrats
06-02-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By mikstr

You need to set your cam timing out 180 degrees...

You need to set your cam timing out 180 degrees on one cylinder (not sure about how to do it with ignition, however) and you will end up with a 90-630 firing interval instead of the habitual 270-540....
05-10-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By mikstr

Correction, stock slides have 2 lift holes (HRC...

Correction, stock slides have 2 lift holes (HRC jet kit slides only have one) and the DJ kit has you drill a third one. FWIW, VTR guru Roger Ditchfield does not recommend drilling the extra lift hole...
05-03-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 964
Posted By mikstr

maybe the slide diagphram has a hole in it?

maybe the slide diagphram has a hole in it?
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

I saw it more as a tire thread...

I saw it more as a tire thread...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

May be time to shut this one down... it`s taking...

May be time to shut this one down... it`s taking off on too many tangents...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

the funny part is they will go into battle...

the funny part is they will go into battle against one another, with each being certain he has the big guy`s favour.... go figure!!!!!!!
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

dude, I live in the province of Quebec, where 90%...

dude, I live in the province of Quebec, where 90% of our towns are named after saints... lol (considering the province of Quebec is a short drive north of NYC, you really should know this; try...
Forum: RANT!
05-01-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

You can have ethics without religion, sorry. In...

You can have ethics without religion, sorry. In fact, many of the most supposedly religious people on this earth are also its biggest hypocrites. Organized relgions today are, first and foremost,...
Forum: RANT!
04-30-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

Chamberlain (and others) tried to appease Hitler,...

Chamberlain (and others) tried to appease Hitler, not Churchill. Also, he first attacked Poland, which started his European Tour (the invasions of other countries followed soon after)...

anyhow,...
Forum: RANT!
04-30-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

Christianity hardly has a stellar track record...

Christianity hardly has a stellar track record too (Crusades ring a bell?).

anyhow, back to the original post, there is no way this event should be held in SA. They should have either moved...
Forum: RANT!
04-30-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

but there would be no beheading-friendly...

but there would be no beheading-friendly ambiance...
Forum: RANT!
04-26-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

you make some good points. I want to be clear,...

you make some good points. I want to be clear, too, that my objection to Savage Arabia has nothing to do with the Muslim religion, but rather the Saudi leadership. I dare think a significant portion...
Forum: RANT!
04-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

Really now? I wonder how the relatives of Jamal...

Really now? I wonder how the relatives of Jamal Khashoggi or all the others put to death by these savages feel about it. Holding an event in such a place is beyond reprehensible. Of course, so...
Forum: RANT!
04-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

Our dear ally (well, Trump's anyhow) put 37...

Our dear ally (well, Trump's anyhow) put 37 people to death a couple days ago... https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/saudi-arabia-37-killed-chilling-execution-spree

with friends like this,...
04-21-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By mikstr

I got rid of all that stuff (from the inside);...

I got rid of all that stuff (from the inside); vent lines run to a common point and bleed off out of a cone filter (via a Krankvent). As for the vents feeding the carbs, put cone filters on and off...
Forum: RANT!
04-19-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikstr

Dakar rally off to Savage Arabia

Yessir, fans of these backwards, beheading-happy savages rejoice! Thanks to spineless, amoral and opportunistic decision-makers, the Dakar rally is headed to Savage Arabia. Surely a reward for their...
04-06-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By mikstr

Try posting on the (UK-based) vtr1000.org site...

Try posting on the (UK-based) vtr1000.org site also, you may get a better response

Kudos on the initiative, by the way. If my cams needs weren't taken care of I would be in....
04-06-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

In principle, another key element missing is the...

In principle, another key element missing is the leverage effect of the MC. As all the MCs listed are axial, I would assume their fulcrum measurement is likely identical, which eliminates variances....
04-04-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

Thank you for posting this chart. I have two...

Thank you for posting this chart. I have two questions/comments:
1. The MC from the 600 RR resp. 954 RR resp, RC51 (SP-2) with the 17.46 MC dia. is a radial MC correct? NO, axial (later 600RRs got...
04-04-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By mikstr

awesome news Jamie, congrats!!!. Am running...

awesome news Jamie, congrats!!!. Am running Sonics (and your valving) in my forks, seems they were destined to be together
04-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By mikstr

Lots of envy over here... congrats!

Lots of envy over here... congrats!
03-30-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By mikstr

It wouldn't bother me nearly so much to get a...

It wouldn't bother me nearly so much to get a ticket (though thankfully I haven`t had one in a long time) if I knew the person giving it lived by the rules. In my experience, cops are about the worst...
03-27-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By mikstr

good for you. Yes, there are some good ones, but...

good for you. Yes, there are some good ones, but also a whole lot of power-tripping asshats... thankfully you got to deal with one with common sense
03-13-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

2005 ZX-10R USD fork... To steer the ship...

2005 ZX-10R USD fork...

To steer the ship back on course, he was seconding my suggestion of Zcoo pads...
Forum: RANT!
03-13-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By mikstr

Karma is a bitch

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSeries_dumping_petition_by_Boeing

Perhaps the good folks at Boeing (who are heavily subsidized by US military contracts) should have focused on getting their new Max...
03-13-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

to try them is to embrace them. I have tried...

to try them is to embrace them. I have tried many pads, and Zcoo are tops...
03-13-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

they are the radial Nissin monoblocs from the...

they are the radial Nissin monoblocs from the 2009+ Daytona 675...
03-10-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,110
Posted By mikstr

You're well on your way to a good set-up. The...

You're well on your way to a good set-up. The final step is to get some good pads. Vesrah RJL are well respected pads that can be had for a reasonable sum. If you want to spend a bit more, get...
02-15-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By mikstr

Suweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!

Suweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!
02-03-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By mikstr

No, been running my bike without them for many...

No, been running my bike without them for many years... leave them off I say
02-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By mikstr

Hi :) Good luck with the bike and welcome to...

Hi :)

Good luck with the bike and welcome to the site :)

P.S. shame about Speedzilla, it was decent site... I think Larry (BLS) and Jami combined to give it a one-two, however.
02-02-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By mikstr

Is said bike blue with a RC51 front end? May...

Is said bike blue with a RC51 front end? May belong to a former forum member if so....
01-27-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,887
Posted By mikstr

In the event that the question is for me, the...

In the event that the question is for me, the radial MC is a 15 x 18, meaning the piston diameter is 15 mm and fulcrum measurement is 18 mm, the latter measurement being just as important as the...
01-26-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,887
Posted By mikstr

I have been running the radial Brembo MC from a...

I have been running the radial Brembo MC from a Monster 1100 for a number of years now and it works great....
01-07-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By mikstr

Congrats Jamie!!! Slick looking unit

Congrats Jamie!!! Slick looking unit
11-10-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By mikstr

well, I took the plunge and ordered some valve...

well, I took the plunge and ordered some valve saver fluid. Having spent significant money on this last rebuild (which will be its last) and with the engine (indeed the entire bike) running...
11-08-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By mikstr

I say we 3D print a set!

I say we 3D print a set!
11-08-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By mikstr

sky's the limit... if you have the money!

sky's the limit... if you have the money!
11-07-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By mikstr

JB Power / Bito's R&D was distributed through...

JB Power / Bito's R&D was distributed through different dealers from what I saw (on various Japanese sites, including the Webike site, they have since been dropped from the latter). I recall seeing...
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