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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-10-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By ronandkat
Wish I would have seen this earlier, I would have...

Wish I would have seen this earlier, I would have offered to trade my ULY for your DR. I'm looking to get more offroadish.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By ronandkat
sp 125

Posted about this before, I have an SP 125, 1982 model I spent 150 bucks on with title. Its in good shape, 600 original miles, But I can't seem to get it to fire. I cant seem to find a wiring diagram...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-29-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,658
Posted By ronandkat
Really?

No reason most modern motorcycles wouldn't see 100,000 with normal maintenance.. these arent 1940;s harleys you know. Twins, especially low stressed ones like Vstroms, Buells, Teneres, etc..just dont...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,159
Posted By ronandkat
Hi, The TPS Reset fixed my Issue. I should say...

Hi, The TPS Reset fixed my Issue. I should say that, however because I couldnt get ECMSpy to connect, I visited kevin Drummer, of Drummers Exhaust at his house which is only 1.5 hours away from me. I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 221,544
Posted By ronandkat
I look at bikes like the xr 650l, and other...

I look at bikes like the xr 650l, and other notably thin single duals sports etc and think, that as those have, options will probably arise. It would be sad to think after making that investment,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 221,544
Posted By ronandkat
This.. I want this bike, Like now. Might be...

This..

I want this bike, Like now. Might be a Uly replacement for me. Casual backroads, mountain passes, some dirt and gravel.. looks like it would fit the bill nicely. I always loved the Triumph...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,137
Posted By ronandkat
Dont sell

if you have a complaint with the bike, or finances are suffering, then sell.. otherwise, keep it. I say that as a father of 6 ages 8-23. You WILL regret it if it is something you are passionate...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By ronandkat
Wicked That Bike and Greensboro NC

Looks JUST like mine, exactly, and I live in Greensboro NC..L Good luck with the bike.. I really enjoy mine!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
All these pictures..

Mine gets ridden about once every other week once it starts getting hot.. Once the average temp maintains above 90, it's parked.. I'd rather take a bath in desert sand than ride the frecon thing in...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,454
Posted By ronandkat
I don't get it, I looked through the pictures and...

I don't get it, I looked through the pictures and this just doesn't look bad to me? Maybe its my 38 years of dirt and such, But it looks like you should be able to ride a Harley double on that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By ronandkat
Suzuki sp 125

1984 SP 125, 620 ish original miles.. Tanks clean, carbs clean.. New battery, have power, but no fire.. Previous owner took away horn and brake switch..Handlebar off/ run switch was broken so I wired...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,718
Posted By ronandkat
Wait!!

Where are the cries for the cager to be prosecuted? What about potential medical bills in the future, cost of repairs? Had this been a stranger, I'm guessing this would have turned into a 12 page...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,121
Posted By ronandkat
Mine is 7 years old, and other than being gutted...

Mine is 7 years old, and other than being gutted for a Drummer, the exterior is all original and still black.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By ronandkat
He has put a new dynojet kit in and cleaned it...

He has put a new dynojet kit in and cleaned it pretty thoroughly, according to him, but im not sure if he pulled the float needle valves. He was going to take the floats out and see if they still...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By ronandkat
Well I registered to become a member and tried to...

Well I registered to become a member and tried to post a question and it keeps kicking me back to the registration screen.. I'll keep trying. I agree with the Float Valves, but the bike only has...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By ronandkat
Katana 600 Carb Issue

My son is working on turning a Katana into a Rat bike, and so far it is coming out very well.
He is having Carb issue, where three of the carbs Flood, and 1 doesn'.t get fuel at all. These work off...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ronandkat
yea, I had a dr 125 in 1983, Im thinking they are...

yea, I had a dr 125 in 1983, Im thinking they are the same.. the DR is definitly a more dirt oriented version.. I'll look that up and see what I can find!
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ronandkat
1982 Suzuki Sp 125

I bought a barn find, literally. Its a 1982, SP 125 with 640 original miles. Not a dent on it, but definitley in need of cleaning, and some sanding / painting of some of the black metal ETc.....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
yea, I have new tires, new bearings, new brakes,...

yea, I have new tires, new bearings, new brakes, etc.. However I have a lifter that likes to just randomly make a lot of racket.. typically in the in between warm and cold time at idle.. But...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-03-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
Not far from me at all (greensboro) But I'm not...

Not far from me at all (greensboro) But I'm not sure I trust my bike enough to ride more than 30-40 miles from home.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,206
Posted By ronandkat
I have owned a Uly for several thousand miles...

I have owned a Uly for several thousand miles over a 2 year period.
The Bike is an absolute blast to ride. Gravel roads prove no issue, even single track, but I have 30 years of hare scrambles under...
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,669
Posted By ronandkat
Wondering

I'm not sure this is gonna come out right, so in advance I mean no disrespect.. But is that a legal riding area? And if it is, what the hey hole is a wire fence doing only a foot off the travel way...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-21-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
Awesome area.. Could camp at Bear Den!

Awesome area.. Could camp at Bear Den!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-04-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
I have simply outstanding roads to ride on here,...

I have simply outstanding roads to ride on here, nice sweeping turns, good elevation changes etc.. minimal traffic.. All within 10 minutes of greensboro.

All for a meet and greet at some point.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 999,658
Posted By ronandkat
Fitting?

Some would say so..

I took this a few weeks ago..

<a href="http://s1263.photobucket.com/user/ronheater70/media/myuly_zps856992a8.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By ronandkat
Buell Uly travelling down hwy 150 greensboro nc Yesterday

Man, I pulled out of my driveway yesterday, just in time to see a black Uly ride by on Highway 150 in Greensboro NC. Funny thing, I was riding my own Black Uly about 15 minutes prior? Always looking...
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,729
Posted By ronandkat
I hate when that happens.. Kinda off topic, but...

I hate when that happens.. Kinda off topic, but your bike sounds a little lean in the middle?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-28-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,041
Posted By ronandkat
We were coming out of Bear mountain rod ((bear...

We were coming out of Bear mountain rod ((bear Den campground) in a new silver f150, and one rider dropped his trusty steed in the road right in front of us..Saw a Rider with a Bright blue Yamaha...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,299
Posted By ronandkat
Thats just soo wrong..L

Thats just soo wrong..L
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-22-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,299
Posted By ronandkat
This was the second ride in 6 months on one. The...

This was the second ride in 6 months on one. The first time, it was with few miles and not flashed. This one had 9,000 ish miles on it and and was flashed, (or so the owner said) VERY noticeable...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By ronandkat
Came across one from a guy who was camping beside...

Came across one from a guy who was camping beside us this weekend on the BRP. We spoke and I got to take a short 10 mile ride (approx).. And it changed my opinion from a potential replacement bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,299
Posted By ronandkat
I was thinking of trading for a SuperTen in the...

I was thinking of trading for a SuperTen in the spring, But after riding one this weekend on the blue ridge parkway that a guy had camped next to us and feeling underwhelmed and bored, I am glad to...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,041
Posted By ronandkat
Not a scooter rider, however wouldn't mind trying...

Not a scooter rider, however wouldn't mind trying one out, think it would be fun!
Just happened to be pulling out of the campground in my truck with the wife and kids and a couple scooters sitting...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,041
Posted By ronandkat
battle scooters on the blue ridge parkway.

Any Scooter riders riding the blue ridge parkway this past friday / saturday? As we were pulling out from Bear Den mtn road, we saw 4 scoots parked there. I had a row of cars behind me so I couldnt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,263
Posted By ronandkat
he has one, and has many MANY miles on one. ...

he has one, and has many MANY miles on one.

I have one also..So , I can agree.. primitive, it is not.

Again, with 37 years of experience on everything from 30 grand bikes to old Nortons. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,263
Posted By ronandkat
I'll say this.

Owning a Buell is like having a 2 year old.. Sometimes, you'll have tantrums and just wanna walk away from it, sometimes it will make funny noises, some days it will make you cry, others you will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-06-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By ronandkat
I don't own a Tiger, so take this with a grain of...

I don't own a Tiger, so take this with a grain of salt. I have a hrad time connecting the two dots.. a leaking head gasket, and a slow cranking to start.
The only way I would see these connected in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,372
Posted By ronandkat
if you want to just get on the bike and ride, My...

if you want to just get on the bike and ride, My experience is to say stay away from the Buell. Even more specifically, stay away from 2007 Buells. I will probably switch to something like a Strom...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By ronandkat
Was there

In late July. I have spent so much time there over the years that it's like a second home. I know those roads like the back of my hands, and it is a wonderful place hidden away from crowded camps...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-23-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By ronandkat
All back together

I didn't even end up using the heat gun.. The bearings had been in the freezer for 2 days, and they went in pretty easily, a little tapping here and there, hardly any at all. real pleased. So, new...
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