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Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5,008
Views: 972,831
Posted By btl68
All those pics of your Sporty look nice. Just...

All those pics of your Sporty look nice. Just clean and very standard looking. That's the kind of Sportster I would ride.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,666
Posted By btl68
You mean something like this? ...

You mean something like this?

http://www.odd-bike.com/2013/01/drysdale-v8-homebrew-aussie-eight.html
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,174
Posted By btl68
The SR500 oil change vid was even funnier than...

The SR500 oil change vid was even funnier than the Bonnie vid!:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,174
Posted By btl68
I put a link to your video on the ZRXOA.org board...

I put a link to your video on the ZRXOA.org board and so far, everyone loves it. Good job!:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,946
Posted By btl68
One sticker that says it all... ...

One sticker that says it all...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/69e5b49f.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 109,587
Posted By btl68
Do it all... ...

Do it all...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/f62fb67f.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By btl68
That must be one of the LAST stations in the...

That must be one of the LAST stations in the country to switch. Here in the midwest, we've had that shit gas for well over 10 years and it's in all grades.

A buddy of mine works on small engines...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 74,337
Posted By btl68
Not that it matters, but over my 44 years on...

Not that it matters, but over my 44 years on earth and having ridden 100's of thousands of miles across the USA and having worked on HD choppers for a living a few years back when it was at it's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 120,235
Posted By btl68
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC0...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC08930.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By btl68
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/may6...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/may6tripl.jpg
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/may6tripk.jpg
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/may6tripj.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,193
Posted By btl68
While you were sleeping Sunday morning...

I was riding.

Pictures taken with a 7-year-old 3.1mp Sony pocket camera...nothing professional here...lol.

Enjoy.

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC08947.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 49,406
Posted By btl68
Yesterday along the Mississippi river valley...

Yesterday along the Mississippi river valley south of Saint Louis, on the Illinois side.

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC08872.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4,192
Views: 490,504
Posted By btl68
Yeah, and the Motus has a PUSHROD engine...real...

Yeah, and the Motus has a PUSHROD engine...real 1908 tech there.:lol3



Anyhow, my 2 cents is that Motus priced themselves out of 80% of the market, easy. Hopefully it'll change, as I was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
Troll:lol3

Troll:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By btl68
Thanks for doing that!

Thanks for doing that!
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By btl68
Funny CL ad about the price of Sportsters...

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/2931937804.html

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,073
Posted By btl68
Before I leave this thread, I do have to say that...

Before I leave this thread, I do have to say that no matter what your choice in drivetrain, if you limit yourself to "I just like THIS drivetrain", you miss out on a lot of cool bikes. I know that if...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,073
Posted By btl68
It literally takes but a minute or two to lube a...

It literally takes but a minute or two to lube a chain every 500 miles, then maybe 5-8 minutes to clean every 3k when you change the oil.

Not pointing to anyone, but what is all the crying about?...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,073
Posted By btl68
Yes, the o-rings of a chain seal factory grease...

Yes, the o-rings of a chain seal factory grease in the pins, but it does not do anything for the rollers, which are NOT sealed. You spray lube to keep the rollers going, to keep the o-rings fresh and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
You are correct. I was at the 2008 HH...lots of...

You are correct. I was at the 2008 HH...lots of fun.:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
Not just that, but installs a grease zerk AND...

Not just that, but installs a grease zerk AND installs a new heim-joint/rod set-up that stiffens that area.

I have had two of them done for me by Jim.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
Do you go to the ZRXOA board? There is a guy who...

Do you go to the ZRXOA board? There is a guy who can fix the sloppy-ass shifter mechanism for $80, which is where 90% of clunky shifting comes from on a ZRX.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 47,194
Posted By btl68
Exactly what I was going to recommend. At...

Exactly what I was going to recommend.

At the shop I worked at, a big set of bolt cutters took care of stock pushrod tubes and the pushrod in one simple cut. Saves hours of labor and is just the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
:beer

:beer
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
Nice thing about a ZRX is that it's a blank...

Nice thing about a ZRX is that it's a blank canvas for whatever the owner wants...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC08620.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 134,789
Posted By btl68
Not true at all. Some do, some don't. My...

Not true at all. Some do, some don't.

My 2005 didn't buzz at all in 70,000 miles, but my 2002 does above 4500 RPM. Not a super bad buzz, but somewhat annoying.

Shim over bucket on all ZRX's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 45,419
Posted By btl68
In the last 125,000 miles on 9 different bikes, I...

In the last 125,000 miles on 9 different bikes, I have yet to dent a wheel. In fact, why would a wheel get MULTIPLE dents (out of round, out of true/specs) in just 8k when I haven't put a dent in any...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 45,419
Posted By btl68
:roflI like this statement. Reminds me of my 1996...

:roflI like this statement. Reminds me of my 1996 Ducati 900SS CR...


I bought a new leftover 96 900SS CR and rode it off and on for three years. In the three years of ownership, the bike:
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,055
Posted By btl68
Post some pics of your baby Nextmove. ...

Post some pics of your baby Nextmove.

Unfortunately, we in the USA do not get that model to drool over.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 113,837
Posted By btl68
They also make a net top for that ultralite cot,...

They also make a net top for that ultralite cot, to replace the solid top fabric. So, basically a hammock that is a cot.:1drink
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 113,837
Posted By btl68
I have the Grilliput, a Kermit Chair, Eureka...

I have the Grilliput, a Kermit Chair, Eureka Backcountry tent, now I want the coup de grace to finish MY version of lightweight camping...

http://www.luxurylite.com/cotindex.html
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,558
Posted By btl68
Certainly looks that way! Actually, I...

Certainly looks that way!

Actually, I painted the ZRX in 2007, then bought the VFR in 2010. Totally forgot about those VFR's until my buddy bought that particular one that I bought. Here we are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,558
Posted By btl68
Thanks. Some of that retro isn't decals... ...

Thanks. Some of that retro isn't decals...

Of course, that stuff is not needed for touring, but does make for interesting roadside discussions.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 60,558
Posted By btl68
I have made many trips on the ZRX1200...70k worth...

I have made many trips on the ZRX1200...70k worth in 4 years.

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC03618-1.jpg

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC00243.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 396,317
Posted By btl68
Hell, even 'ol Sonny doesn't ride an HD anymore!...

Hell, even 'ol Sonny doesn't ride an HD anymore! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 396,317
Posted By btl68
Well, if you have to ask, you wouldn't...

Well, if you have to ask, you wouldn't understand...:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,138
Posted By btl68
Not that my opinion matters, but obviously the...

Not that my opinion matters, but obviously the reason cruisers are so popular here is because people buy the damn things. Remember the Kawasaki Zephyr? The Kawasaki W650? ZRX1200? Those are just a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 1,480,989
Posted By btl68
I could help you fufill those dreams...My 1993. ...

I could help you fufill those dreams...My 1993.

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC08191.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,550
Posted By btl68
No, it really isn't. Skinny little squids...

No, it really isn't.

Skinny little squids running around town at 11k rpm's to keep it "in the powerband" is not the shit.



There is NO replacement for DISPLACEMENT!
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 552,207
Posted By btl68
IMHO, I'd get a 5th gen, for the gear cam whine...

IMHO, I'd get a 5th gen, for the gear cam whine and ease of valve adjustments. YMMV.
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