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|Full Name:||Edward R. Zick|
|Last Logged In:||September 30, 2014|
|Registered:||April 26, 2003|
|Home Page URL:||http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EZBlastsBikes/?yguid=372375061|
|Birthday (Year) & Occupation:||53 - Need an Accountant? - SF - East Bay Area|
|City:||Antioch/Pittsburg Bay Area|
|Personal Quote:||My bikes now have a web site - come on by and sign the Guest Book! Got Thump?! Just Blasting on the Dark side! EZ
|Bike Model (Ex - M2, XB12Rr, S1W, P3):||P-3 Blast Vader! - The EZBlast, P-3 Blast Starkiller! - the 2000 Streetfighter Blast, and in Black - Darth Insideous - the CR! A fitting addition to the Sidth Lords!|
|Model Year (Please enter full 4-digit year):||2000 (though I own 2 1/2 Blasts at the moment), 2001, 2003, 2009|
|V.I.N. (To aid in problem resolution. Will not be displayed or shared otherwise.) :||(Hidden)|
|Servicing Dealership:||me now - God help my bikes!!!|
|Performance Mods!:||Dead by Shift-Drum failure - to be reborn as the ultimate Vader!!!
BlastVader - the weekend corner carving toy: Black M-2 adjustable levers, stepped guides, Iridium plug (IXU01-27),45/150 jets, needle Yost-tube Blue unit - set at second lowest setting on needle with aprox. 0.06 yost shim, and with a Dial A Jet added set at rich, airscrew 3 turns out, Custom LSR header mated to an S2 Supertrapp can using 18 discs, Works 3-way adj. rear shock and front fork kit with 7.5 oil,Gold-valve Emulators, SS Braided lines, a torque stack M2 intake from American Sport Bike, and an Outer Wears Stack filter outerwears.com - the new part number is - " 12-1267-01 Black" & custom air flow splitter added to the stacks, Galfer Sinstered Brake Pads - 140 - CF front, Andrew B-70 cam, head is Between stage 1 & 2 with Ti valves , CRG mini Barend mirrors,Crossroads Fork Brace & engine mounted rearsets(Crossroads/American Sport Bike), Buell tank bra, Acerbis LED Fairing & Tail light, Ebay Spear LED signals using the Tridon-EP36-Flasher for an auto, now running Alum. bars-Telefix clip-ons(profi-type)- These adjust in 4-ways, Custom dash with Tach.,SS braided lines, Pirelli Diablo's 140/70-16rr and 110/70-16 fr sticky sweet!... Fun fun fun! BlastVader!!!!
StarKiller - the daily rider:
My other ride is almost identical, Chopped Tail, the B50 cam, LSR exhaust custom mounted With 18"x4"Supertrapp with 18 discs, Works front spring kit, 7.5 fork oil, Gold valve emulators as used for a Ninja 250cc 2000 - 2005 era, Works 3 way adjustable shock, Profi-Teflex Clip-ons,CrossRoads Rear-sets,Crossroads fork Brace, all SS-braided lines carb jetted 45/160, yost tube, blue needle second from end the clip, and yost shim - shimmed .06, DialAJet added at richest dial setting, Outerwears.com Blast stack filter, splitter mounted onto an American Sport Bike long Torque Stack, Acerbis LED fairing Street Legal with 35 watt HID H4 set up, and Acerbis LED Tail light,Trail Tech Tach with bar mount, Ebay LED Spear front and rear signals,Car EP-36 Flasher, Corbin snake skin seat modified, adjustable levers, 3rd Eye barend mirrors,The above oversized Pirelli Diablo tires (bikes should come stock with these) all frames painted Black with Rustoleum - Vader - the origional, StarKiller the apprentice - lol - weighing in at approx. 340lbs +/- 4lbs - And an 1125CR is the Insideous in Black with passenger peg arms eliminated and used for rider's pegs, GPR added, Erik Buell Racing ignition, 2010 Clear rear LED tail light! A sweet distance eating commuter!
|Problems/Miles (Please be specific):||Smog canister fills up w/ water in old SF,ca. - 49 stated them. Holed piston due to a very hot plug and that darn rubber carb intake boot:0( - sooo I Nallinized ;0) - I got better!;0), Speedo housing breaks - replaced; Speedo sensor goes - replaced, primary cover gasket goes at the adjustment - replaced, replaced belt at 12,000 (not bad considering no guard, and easy to do), Main bearing on the Red spun = trashing trany aproaching 10,000 miles - new - replaced under extended warrentee.
Front Isolator goes at 13,000 - replaced. Bub rear bracket breaks - welded, WB can cracks - welded. Regulator& Stator goes at 16,000+ miles - replaced. Regulator goes again at 22000. Drum goes - killing Vader at his prime - he shall be rebuilt, faster, stronger, lighter, and even better handling!
|Favorite Rides (Roads and Routes):||Hwy 1,35, 25, Wine Country, 121/128, Oakville Grade, around Placerville, 101 to 36, and around Lassen area. Mt Diablo is sweet, and Morgan Territory Road rocks! Almost anywhere in California has good roads - my job - to find them! - lol|
|Why I do/don't ride a Buell:||The peace I find in riding is well worth the risk I take in riding;0)And the Buell Blast is definately Fun and American - two things I wholly suport!!!;0) - Simplicity is a beautiful thing!|
|How can Buell improve their motorcycles?:||(Hidden)|
|Life History/Philosophy:||Got Thump?! Just Blasting on the Dark side! EZ
seriously -have fun!0) - I am!
Ha! Missed me!0)
All this just bolts on - right?! - yea sure....
|Top speed on 2 wheels (mph):||122|
|Preferred engine oil (brand/grade):||Mobil 1 synth. 15/50 top and bottom|
|Why?:||Keeping it thumping simple - lol|
|Been Here since::||2000 - Moderator since 2003 - lol -|
|Perhaps - :||KLR650 Supermoto'd|
|My Personal Quote::||"It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." -Theodore Roosevelt / In inspiration: Give a man a match and keep him warm for a day. Light a man on fire, and you keep him warm for the rest of his life.|
|Latest Web Page:||http://ezedzi.wix.com/ezblastsbuells|
|Latest Thought!:||http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St3FoIKObYA&feature =BF&list=PL3EFDD4F8EF438EAD&index=11 EZ|
|Does the Blast have a future?:||Stay tuned!|
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