Search:

Type: Posts; User: BajaRon

Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    2
    Views
    64

    WTB: You might be able to get a new EBC rotor for...

    You might be able to get a new EBC rotor for about the price of a used rotor (not sure what used rotors are going for). If you're interested, let me know.

    EBC lasts longer, resists warpage better...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    816

    Are you sure it's leaking? Have you wiped it down...

    Are you sure it's leaking? Have you wiped it down well and the fluid comes back?

    If it is leaking, I understand your disappointment But stuff does happen. Give Elka the chance to make it right. If...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    277

    I agree. I really enjoy riding my Ryker. It is a...

    I agree. I really enjoy riding my Ryker. It is a BLAST!
  4. True. Could simply be a failed shock. Blown...

    True. Could simply be a failed shock. Blown dampening valving, for example. You'll probably have to remove the coil spring to check this. If it's really bad it should be obvious.
  5. If you are bottoming out, you will get an...

    If you are bottoming out, you will get an unmistakable jarring action with the clunk. Any suspension will do the same, whether or not there is something mechanical wrong.
  6. Thread: Add oil

    by BajaRon
    Replies
    15
    Views
    545

    Have you ever noticed that some threads are head...

    Have you ever noticed that some threads are head scratchers?
  7. Replies
    10
    Views
    353

    What year and model Spyder do you have?

    What year and model Spyder do you have?
  8. Replies
    10
    Views
    353

    True. Many do replace their pads prematurely....

    True. Many do replace their pads prematurely. Though for different reasons. It isn't always due to lack of knowledge. If you need some help, let me know.
  9. Replies
    13
    Views
    653

    I used to be partners in a Brake Shop in National...

    I used to be partners in a Brake Shop in National City, CA. We had a supplier that would put any lining on any shoe or pad, or sell you the material and you could apply it yourself. It's possible...
  10. Replies
    15
    Views
    623

    I agree with BlueKnight911. Not having any...

    I agree with BlueKnight911. Not having any motorcycle experience is a real plus with the Spyder. There are some things that you will need to learn. But the class you are signed up for is specifically...
  11. Thread: Brake failure

    by BajaRon
    Replies
    16
    Views
    639

    Make sure your brake fluid reservoir is full.

    Make sure your brake fluid reservoir is full.
  12. If you don't think you are bottoming out, it...

    If you don't think you are bottoming out, it could be your rear shock mount bolts are loose/bent or that a rubber grommet on your shock end is split or worn out. A number of possibilities here.
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    497

    These are the costs per item if you get them...

    These are the costs per item if you get them through me.

    SE6 Trans Filter - $96.50
    SM6/SE6 Oil Filter Kit - $13.95
    SM6/SE6 Spark Plug Set - $27.95
    Total - $138.40

    Prices include shipping....
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    582

    Not thrilled with the concept. But it works and...

    Not thrilled with the concept. But it works and it seems to be in for the long haul.
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    370

    Most likely you are experiencing the Nanny...

    Most likely you are experiencing the Nanny kicking in. I experienced this while testing my prototype sway bars. First I had to ride my Ryker fairly hard with the stock sway bar to get a feel for how...
  16. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,551

    You realize that you are advocating for added...

    You realize that you are advocating for added expense, added weight, added bulk (size), and additional complexity. Not to mention greater maintenance time and cost. All with no real advantage. Quite...
  17. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,551

    Still, the dry sump oil system is new to some...

    Still, the dry sump oil system is new to some people.... But you're right. Dry sump technology has been around for a long time.
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,551

    Exactly right! Dry sump is just a better way...

    Exactly right!

    Dry sump is just a better way to do things. Frankly, BRP would be foolish to use any other system. Like going from 2 wheels to 3. Going from wet sump to dry sump takes some getting...
  19. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,551

    Actually, a dry sump oil system is an excellent...

    Actually, a dry sump oil system is an excellent and very desirable design. It affords a number of advantages. Nothing 'rubbish' about it. However, with improved engineering, sometimes an appropriate...
  20. Replies
    27
    Views
    795

    Never done a motorcycle. But I've sent ECU's off...

    Never done a motorcycle. But I've sent ECU's off for flashes before. Never an issue. Last one was my 2013 VW TDI and I'm about to do my 2015 TDI. I'd so a Spyder in a heartbeat if I thought it would...
  21. Replies
    17
    Views
    682

    It's fairly easy to get the cap on wrong or not...

    It's fairly easy to get the cap on wrong or not tight (last detent takes some effort as Chupaca says). The cap may well be your issue. Especially if someone has opened it recently.
  22. Replies
    27
    Views
    795

    I didn't know there was such a thing as a 'Final...

    I didn't know there was such a thing as a 'Final Farkle'...
  23. Thread: Helmet shapes?

    by BajaRon
    Replies
    17
    Views
    527

    Truth be known. Most 'Custom Fit' helmets do not...

    Truth be known. Most 'Custom Fit' helmets do not change the very expensive shell. Instead, they take an off the shelf helmet shell that goes with your general head shape and tailor the Styrofoam...
  24. Replies
    16
    Views
    384

    It is an honor to live in the greatest country in...

    It is an honor to live in the greatest country in the world. This reminds us of what it takes to be great and stay great. Not that you have to go to war to be great. But that you have to make the...
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    653

    The organic pads used on the Spyder are primarily...

    The organic pads used on the Spyder are primarily used for noise control. Other advantages are low cost, usually less brake dust, and they are very easy on the rotors (though I've never seen anyone...
  26. Replies
    110
    Views
    3,240

    Lamont said something like this to me one time. I...

    Lamont said something like this to me one time. I asked him why we were doing 130 mph up a freeway on-ramp. He said 'Because the on-ramp was too short to go any faster'.

    Lamont has a lot of...
  27. Replies
    49
    Views
    3,411

    Good advise. What happens in the wind is that...

    Good advise.

    What happens in the wind is that You are being blown around on the bike. If you allow your body movements to be transmitted to the handlebars, then the effect of the wind conditions...
  28. Thread: Helmet shapes?

    by BajaRon
    Replies
    17
    Views
    527

    Adding padding to pressure points just adds more...

    Adding padding to pressure points just adds more pressure as you are simply reducing the already insufficient space between your head and the helmet.

    There are 3 basic head shapes. Helmets run...
  29. Replies
    11
    Views
    423

    172674 Sad, sad, sad. Why not respect the...

    172674

    Sad, sad, sad. Why not respect the customer enough to give them the truth. Don't insult our intelligence with something that is so easily refuted.

    For me it is a 100% No-Brainer! Get an...
  30. Replies
    13
    Views
    653

    I must say that I am a bit disappointed in the...

    I must say that I am a bit disappointed in the braking on my Ryker Rally. Don't get me wrong. Braking on the Ryker is definitely adequate. But I was hoping for impressive. My Spyder stops better. But...
Results 1 to 30 of 500
Page 1 of 17 1 2 3 4