Grease at the right place makes all the difference. All along I thought it was the hinge, or the caliper, but it turns out it was where the brake lever meets the hydraulic piston.
Checkout Google Maps to see the road where we were at:
We finally get to cut it loose on these curvy roads in Kula. These are my favorite roads because not only does it twist and turn, it has a lot of miniature hills that rise and fall. What a better way to get used to a new bike.
It's been so long, I don't even remember this road. But hey, I'm having a great time, so it's okay.
Hey Jen, I know you're going to LOVE this. It's Ultraman playing the Erhu in Taipei!!! By the way, Ultraman happens to have an angel halo, and there's a ballerina dancing on the halo!!!
We head out to Koko Head Gun Range. It's been ages since I used my handguns. It's good to shoot again.
It's a cheaper bike than I'd prefer to ride, but for just $350, this is a bargain! There are a couple things I don't like about this bike. First of all, the schraeder valve shouldn't be on this rim, and secondly, the brakes flex too much. There really should have been a brake booster on the fork. Other than these two things, I think it's a great value.
Carrying around a little tire plug kit on your motorcycle. You never know when you'll catch a nail and need to do a road side emergency repair. This video shows you how to plug a hole in your tire.
I had spent a lot of time changing stuff on this bike that I purchased. When I found out that it was stolen, I had to return the bike to its rightful owner. But before I returned it, I had to restore original condition in which I purchased it.
All I wanted was just cheap transportation. I got screwed. It turns out that the bike was stolen.
This is one of the more utilitarian bike in the sport bike category that I've owned. The upright position makes this bike very comfortable, while the parallel twin engine puts out tons of low-end and midrange torque and power. It's really a lot of bang for the buck, I wouldn't mind owning another one.
I didn't tell the car seller that I go to the same church as she does. I was so disappointed at this lady when she gave me the boot and didn't take me back all the way. Fortunately, it was only drizzling, and didn't rain hard
There's a back road here in the heart of the city called Tantalus. With it's fairly recent repaved road, it's great twisties riding. We test out this bike to see how it performs.
So I bought this bike, but hadn't ridden it yet. It had such low mileage at 2700mi, I figured it was like-new.
I'm back in Hawaii for a little longer than expected.
My worldly material treasures are stored here at the Public Storage in Honolulu, Hawaii... temporarily. Man, I sure have a lot of crap.
I borrow my mother's car to visit the Public Storage place where my belongings are held.
This particular specimen has an aftermarket exhaust kit by Two Bros. It's a battle Ninja with the heart of a beast! Grawr!!!!!!!