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Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,175
Posted By The Dirty One
I've developed a renewed fondess for the sporty....

I've developed a renewed fondess for the sporty. This year, for college spring break, my daughter wanted to ride her '04 883 custom to daytona bike week. Since I go every year anyway this was an easy...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By The Dirty One
Beeswax. Apply liberally especially around seams....

Beeswax. Apply liberally especially around seams. It's gonna look terrible. Hang jacket in the sun or where ever temp is above room temp and it will literally melt into the leather. Lanolin ( comes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By The Dirty One
Stone axe reliable motorcycle fwiw.

Stone axe reliable motorcycle fwiw.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 35,805
Posted By The Dirty One
Bought a '14 ultra on labor day and am most...

Bought a '14 ultra on labor day and am most impressed with the handling,brakes and wind management. Ultras have always had just about perfect ergos for me regardless of year model.
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,897
Posted By The Dirty One
FYI,he did not mess with any cam chain adjusters...

FYI,he did not mess with any cam chain adjusters on his 80" hd. No cam chains in those bikes. Cam chains only appeared from hd with the intro of the twin cam series.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,653
Views: 6,895,989
Posted By The Dirty One
Wife of 28 years ?? She barely looks 28. !!

Wife of 28 years ?? She barely looks 28. !!
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,271
Posted By The Dirty One
[QUOTE=ST-DocLizard1;21016592]Parts availability...

[QUOTE=ST-DocLizard1;21016592]Parts availability on the road is one reason......................nothing is worse than being stalled in a one horse town with no transportation waiting for parts to...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,451
Posted By The Dirty One
Beeswax.rub on and around seams liberally.use...

Beeswax.rub on and around seams liberally.use sunshine or other heat to let it melt in.waterproofs,conditions,adds years to the item being treated.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,912
Posted By The Dirty One
Victory has what is proving to be one of the most...

Victory has what is proving to be one of the most reliable v-twins,no,scratch that,reliable MOTORCYCLES available.does one really think they are gonna build Harley clone motors for the "real" revised...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,453
Posted By The Dirty One
Best I can tell,there are about two,maybe four...

Best I can tell,there are about two,maybe four contributors replying to this thread that actually have a clue what they are taking about and have spent more time holding wrenches that computer...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,453
Posted By The Dirty One
They didn't have chains in the early...

They didn't have chains in the early nineties.....'99 was the first year for the modern twin cam.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 588,028
Posted By The Dirty One
Like em or not,at least there is some excitement...

Like em or not,at least there is some excitement and chatter back in the mc world.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By The Dirty One
Tire changer for multiple bike owner and friends

Yes,I've searched and came up a little short on my answer.I've also watched the you tube bids on different changers.what I'm looking for is a relatively easy to use,long lasting,sturdy tire changer....
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 20,012
Posted By The Dirty One
I would and did choose the Vic.had hds for many...

I would and did choose the Vic.had hds for many yrs.and still like them but the Vic has proven anvil reliable for 45,000 miles and I'm leaving for a 5500 mile to sturgis and out west this Friday.only...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,755
Posted By The Dirty One
I've been pulling the same trailer with different...

I've been pulling the same trailer with different bikes for about 15 yrs.now.No horror stories to report but I find it invaluable for extended trips whether it's two up campingnor even...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By The Dirty One
Try "Go Race" in Christiansburg Va. right up the...

Try "Go Race" in Christiansburg Va. right up the road. Travis or Seth can help you. 540-392-0696
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,590
Posted By The Dirty One
Yep.I'd say the nt would be a great all around...

Yep.I'd say the nt would be a great all around bike,allow you to log mega miles per day and get mega mpg while doing it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,590
Posted By The Dirty One
FYI,the st's are not in line fours,they are...

FYI,the st's are not in line fours,they are v-fours.every bike mentioned in this thread has strengths and weaknesses for different people for different reasons.
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 255,563
Posted By The Dirty One
Sweet bike! At first,I could've taken or left the...

Sweet bike! At first,I could've taken or left the vision.then,the cct came out and I said yep,that's what I'm waiting on! Demoed a couple and held off.now I'm finding the vision more and more...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,160
Posted By The Dirty One
For less than $3500 you can buy a really nice...

For less than $3500 you can buy a really nice 1100 or 1200 goldwing . Stone axe reliability,two up tripping easy as saying it and not a bad solo mount at all. Comfortable as lots of newer touring...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,517
Posted By The Dirty One
Be careful when using either end of the crank to...

Be careful when using either end of the crank to attempt to free a seized engine. Ask me how I know........
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By The Dirty One
Sorry guys/gals. Never had any trouble uploading...

Sorry guys/gals. Never had any trouble uploading from phone before.if anyone wants to pm me their email I'll send a few pics if they want to post them. SORRY:-(
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By The Dirty One
1933 Stylson Ever seen one?

Ok. I do paint and fab work for a living.today,I went to visit a friend that I've restored a couple of bikes for over the years and though I have a lot of GOOD photos of the many cool mc things he...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,468
Posted By The Dirty One
You are exactly right.the campgrounds are where...

You are exactly right.the campgrounds are where the "show" is nowadays and despite all the media hype about the chip and a couple more,I find I really like glencoe best of all.
Go downtown,get you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,468
Posted By The Dirty One
You give a rat's root about what others think...

You give a rat's root about what others think about your ride ??? Ahh,well,anyway,I've owned a boat load of harleys and I've been to sturgis several times.guess what? Rode my metric junk everytime.if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-08-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By The Dirty One
He's right. I live in Horsepasture, about 30...

He's right. I live in Horsepasture, about 30 miles from danville. Cost of living is low. You can "steal" any number of nice homes here. Some fields of work are really tough. Some of the best overall...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,505
Posted By The Dirty One
Posting from my phone so this will b short and...

Posting from my phone so this will b short and probably cluttered. I have went from eg to gw and gw to eg and back several times in my relatively short life of 46 years. I love the gw for its anvil...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,828
Posted By The Dirty One
first,i`m a cruiser/tourer rider myself but i do...

first,i`m a cruiser/tourer rider myself but i do own a standard (1976 cb 350 woo hoo!) and many dirt bikes.
i will admit though that it`s all about having it set up where YOU are comfortable.easy...
Forum: Regional forums 03-06-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,832
Posted By The Dirty One
hey a little off topic but have any of you guys...

hey a little off topic but have any of you guys that have already went through georgia noticed any of the bull bleep m/c only "safety" checkpoints we`ve read about??

leaving EARLY thurs.am this...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,491
Posted By The Dirty One
you can actually drop the engine to a workable...

you can actually drop the engine to a workable level (yeah,i know,still a little work but considerably less time consuming than removing it completely) and me thinky you do not have to split the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,625
Posted By The Dirty One
i`m headed down. been doing bike week since 1989....

i`m headed down. been doing bike week since 1989. i really go for the ride now as it`s a good "mental welcome" for the upcoming spring.

i don`t make a very good traveling companion. it`s 600...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 26,464
Posted By The Dirty One
i had a "step" uncle who worked at the prison....

i had a "step" uncle who worked at the prison. know several of the guards there now. also frequented the "old" country store often and still do as i only live 1.4 miles from there. small frikkin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-21-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 26,464
Posted By The Dirty One
not north cakky but just across the line in...

not north cakky but just across the line in horsepasture/ridgeway:D
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,801
Posted By The Dirty One
yeah, i wound up in red wings too. steel...

yeah, i wound up in red wings too. steel toe,waterproof, i THINK mine are 8" or so high and pretty comfy. we have a local mom and pop red wing dealer and i got mine for about $175.00
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,686
Posted By The Dirty One
not subscribed to this thread but just passing...

not subscribed to this thread but just passing through before i head to the shop.

the "fins" are bolt on and completely for aesthetic (sp?) purposes only.the engine is completely water cooled on...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,686
Posted By The Dirty One
maybe he was wearing shorts and sandals. i can...

maybe he was wearing shorts and sandals. i can say from experience that i have had 1st,2nd,and 3rd degree burns on all (yes i dis say ALL) parts of my body except my face and there is absolutely now...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By The Dirty One
i am not a "bmw mechanic" although we work on...

i am not a "bmw mechanic" although we work on everything that comes through the door. you are gonna have to have a service manual for the coil values and i`m gonna guess the coil on your bike is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,824
Posted By The Dirty One
we just done one with with very similar symptons....

we just done one with with very similar symptons.

have the mech. ohm the coil out and see what he finds. we replaced the coil and she fired right up.
should not be hard to figure that out.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,538
Posted By The Dirty One
i gotta chime in here. when i start and end my...

i gotta chime in here. when i start and end my days on the bike,how bad could they really be???
i`ve been "commuting" since i got my mc endorsement over 25 years ago.
i also run errands,chase...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 303,511
Posted By The Dirty One
we just used some disconnects from motion pro to...

we just used some disconnects from motion pro to replace the broken ones on a customers bike. they seemed to work well also.
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