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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
40k is too soon on the vast majority of evos,...

40k is too soon on the vast majority of evos, including the Sportsters and Buells. 100k is NBD if they haven't been screwed with. Older buells maybe not so much, since they were basically built-up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 770,766
Posted By argentcorvid
Marshalltown. About an hour NE of Des...

Marshalltown.

About an hour NE of Des Moines, or an hour West of Cedar Rapids, or an hour SW of Waterloo/CF
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,080
Posted By argentcorvid
1978 CB400A (Hondamatic) - central iowa

I Put my CB400A on the big board (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050781), maybe some one wants it. You don't have worry about your clutch hand getting tired with this one, because it's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 770,766
Posted By argentcorvid
Put my CB400A on the big board...

Put my CB400A on the big board (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050781), maybe some one wants it. like the XS360 above, it's a pretty sweet bike in town. even better, you don't have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
Had a hankering for some dutch letters yesterday,...

Had a hankering for some dutch letters yesterday, so a co-worker and I rode down to Pella. We went down to the dam, and apparently they are putting some hydroelectric generators in? the north side...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-11-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,271
Posted By argentcorvid
Don't you know, a heavier bike sticks to the road...

Don't you know, a heavier bike sticks to the road better!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
Only one button needed for both, right?

Only one button needed for both, right?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,271
Posted By argentcorvid
<s>no way, that one is REAL</s> no way that...

<s>no way, that one is REAL</s>

no way that one is real.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 770,766
Posted By argentcorvid
Sent you a pm.

Sent you a pm.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 770,766
Posted By argentcorvid
it's probably not what you're looking for, but I...

it's probably not what you're looking for, but I have a 1978 CB400A. That's the one with only 2 gears and a torque converter. bought it for the wife because she wanted to learn to ride, but has...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,053
Posted By argentcorvid
Not true. The Uly has the "long" frame variant,...

Not true. The Uly has the "long" frame variant, which is shared with the STT and the SS.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-12-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
the Tiger Explorer I rode a couple years ago had...

the Tiger Explorer I rode a couple years ago had an almost identical seating and handlebar position as the Uly.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,443
Views: 531,667
Posted By argentcorvid
And no one has mentioned the tax write-off...

And no one has mentioned the tax write-off implications of those kind of deals.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-22-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 187,340
Posted By argentcorvid
I wonder how bad the aftermarket headlight looks...

I wonder how bad the aftermarket headlight looks on that KLX. They only put in the one picture, and you can't see the front of the bike. :rofl

looks like it's been for sale for a while too... wish...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,271
Posted By argentcorvid
I think he's talking about the open belt primary...

I think he's talking about the open belt primary drive. Which is the stupidest thing ever.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,271
Posted By argentcorvid
no, it's real. some of the (dirt) stock car guys...

no, it's real. some of the (dirt) stock car guys at the local track put that stuff in.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
a while back I asked on here on recommendations...

a while back I asked on here on recommendations for helmet vendors and MotoSports came up a couple times. I stopped in on Saturday, and let it be known that they don't really carry much other than...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,576
Posted By argentcorvid
The Blast was the best selling Buell. The Uly was...

The Blast was the best selling Buell. The Uly was pretty popular, but the blast far outsold any of the other models.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
Adjust the suspension to the specs in the manual...

Adjust the suspension to the specs in the manual for your weight. it makes a big difference.

if you've already done that, then you probably need to refill the fluid (and replace seals)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 770,766
Posted By argentcorvid
DANG that is a good price for all that! you get a...

DANG that is a good price for all that! you get a lot less for $350 if you buy the "master brewer" kit through Midwest. it would cost $200 to buy the the carboys new alone.
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 102,280
Posted By argentcorvid
Yes, it's quite an improvement.

Yes, it's quite an improvement.
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 102,280
Posted By argentcorvid
here's what the H7 looks like installed as low...

here's what the H7 looks like installed as low beam on my Buell XB:
http://i.imgur.com/zGw5B1zl.jpg (http://imgur.com/zGw5B1z)

This is what it looked like before:
http://i.imgur.com/INyblUGl.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
I have a wedding in Davenport this weekend. don't...

I have a wedding in Davenport this weekend. don't think the wife will let me take my bike along.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-15-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
The camera is an Olympus stylus, so "night mode"...

The camera is an Olympus stylus, so "night mode" was as manual as I could get it. I didn't use a tripod because i was sitting on the bike (to load the suspension) and resting the cam on my windshield.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
Stock: http://i.imgur.com/INyblUGl.jpg...

Stock:
http://i.imgur.com/INyblUGl.jpg (http://imgur.com/INyblUG)
LED:
http://i.imgur.com/zGw5B1zl.jpg (http://imgur.com/zGw5B1z)

These were taken with f/3.9. the camera chose an exposure time...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
in the garage they definitely look better. also I...

in the garage they definitely look better. also I notice it reflecting off road signs during the day. not sure if it's the color or that they are actually brighter. if the weather cooperates, i...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
I had to bend it with the prototype ones I got,...

I had to bend it with the prototype ones I got, but the replacement didn't need as much.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
Like this: ...

Like this:
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/14/5e20a42ecad364ee1423e9f12d9eed94.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/14/43dc34d01b34bdcc3c3f18e2edec26dc.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
Had a (paved road only) ride on sunday. That was...

Had a (paved road only) ride on sunday. That was a little wet and chilly. Rain gear and heated grips are great.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
No. I had a bright idea to make a new lighting...

No. I had a bright idea to make a new lighting sub-harness (not that expensive). And would have kept it, if one of the connectors that go in these lights hadn't broke. But in the end, I just ended up...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-03-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
I just bought some LED replacements from sanjoh...

I just bought some LED replacements from sanjoh on here, they work well. If you are having voltage problems either your regulator is bad or (if you have an older bike) the '77' connector is fried.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 901,820
Posted By argentcorvid
bummer, man.

bummer, man.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
(sad face) brb stabbing more holes in stupid...

(sad face)
brb stabbing more holes in stupid tire that made me miss the ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
Was planning on this ride, but picked up a nail,...

Was planning on this ride, but picked up a nail, and the replacement tire is being... uncooperative.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
This should do it (...

This should do it ( http://www.buellxb.com/Buell-XB-Forum/Do-It-Yourself-Buell-Mods/DIY-primary-gearing-swap-step-by-step-with-pics)

you need an XB9 primary chain and sprocket, a couple big...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 992,685
Posted By argentcorvid
There really is no down side to the XB9 primary...

There really is no down side to the XB9 primary swap, other than feeling like an idiot because of how often you try to shift into 6th gear. I haven't noticed any effect on gas mileage.
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 102,280
Posted By argentcorvid
All buell XB series except for the "R" /...

All buell XB series except for the "R" / "Firebolt" versions use the same headlight from 2003 though 2010, so they should all be compatible.

The firebolts use a halogen projector lens setup, I...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 634,808
Posted By argentcorvid
Alternatively, did the "system" or...

Alternatively, did the "system" or "notification" volume get turned down somehow?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,406
Posted By argentcorvid
I think I am going to be able to do the MITRA...

I think I am going to be able to do the MITRA ride in two weeks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,271
Posted By argentcorvid
I believe that is the "unsealed cell phone that...

I believe that is the "unsealed cell phone that is kept in pants pocket" filter. I had to disassemble and clean the inside of the lens window 3 or 4 times on the last phone I had because my photos...
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