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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,069
Posted By Byrdman
Simply bad ass! That's exactly what I think of...

Simply bad ass! That's exactly what I think of when I dream of a diesel powered motorcycle! Ugly, long, loud, and not shiny in any way unless it's functional!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Because I raised the center of the bike a few...

Because I raised the center of the bike a few inches, I had to extend the swingarm 4" to make the angle a bit more gentle. My welding buddy decided that in order to give the longer arm a bit more...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Byrdman
LOL, great advice guys. Shows you how long...

LOL, great advice guys.

Shows you how long the things has been sitting un-loved in the garage.

Thanks again...............
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Byrdman
1984 XR250R - Value Thread

Not sure if this is the right place but I'm looking to get an idea what my old XR is worth. I'm not ready to sell but I'm trying to decide on a "which bike do I keep" decision and need the group's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
As of today...... ...

As of today......

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-eWirsF2P8N0/UxO6efJsDZI/AAAAAAAAAGo/cQGfM9wSDhY/w1001-h563-no/20131012_174816.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,069
Posted By Byrdman
I assume that you're looking for a small diesel...

I assume that you're looking for a small diesel engine? How small is really the question?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Holy cow, I have been "working" on this one for...

Holy cow, I have been "working" on this one for over 6 years!

I needed some inspiration this morning so I jumped on here to drool over the other dual sport creations. Time to get my a$$ back out...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,069
Posted By Byrdman
Bob, great thread, just love the Red Devil. Is...

Bob, great thread, just love the Red Devil. Is it okay if I post this on the Diesel Powered Motorcycle Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/396962840836/) page?

That full hydraulic bike...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-15-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,836
Posted By Byrdman
Great story, I have always loved the CBX but...

Great story, I have always loved the CBX but their complexity has always kept me away.

Subscribed.....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Thanks for the compliments. The side boxes...

Thanks for the compliments.

The side boxes (they're utilitarian ugliness especially) are a big reason I love adventure bikes. Of course, I also like Military vehicles with their no compromising,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Yes, the project still lives! My cup runneth...

Yes, the project still lives!

My cup runneth over with projects these days but The 919 Beast still holds her spot on the motorcycle lift. I have continued to source parts (LED headlights, hand...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-12-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
The wife and kids are out of town, perfect time...

The wife and kids are out of town, perfect time to play in the garage.

Got the front fairing partially mounted. KTM is a very unique company. Not one of the KTM fairing parts are symetrical from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-26-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
I’m still here guys! <?xml:namespace prefix = o...

I’m still here guys! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
The XR900R project continues to roll forward albeit at a snail’s pace. Two kids, two...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-06-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Progress continues. I'm a perfectionist so...

Progress continues.

I'm a perfectionist so each steps seems to take weeks.

I will get a few pictures up soon but since the last update I have:
Fully rebuilt the rear 30% of the frame to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-06-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,607
Posted By Byrdman
Glad to hear all is getting better Coach and love...

Glad to hear all is getting better Coach and love that fact that the diesel Tiger project is still alive and moving forward.........

The next time I get into Dayton, we'll have to meet up for a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
Holy shit, I've been dragging this project on for...

Holy shit, I've been dragging this project on for almost three years!

I'm back working on this beast and I'll have a proper update in the next few days. Teaser: new lathe, lots of stainless...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,003
Posted By Byrdman
That exhaust makes my pee pee feel...

That exhaust makes my pee pee feel funny.......................
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Byrdman
I saw that bike, the damage doesn't look bad at...

I saw that bike, the damage doesn't look bad at all. I can't imagine that the forks are damaged, but like Chuck said, you won't know until you tear them apart.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By Byrdman
Fucker!

Fucker!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 86,599
Posted By Byrdman
The KTM stem is longer than the stock 919 stem so...

The KTM stem is longer than the stock 919 stem so I took a second frame and cut the top bearing cup out of it. Then welded it to the top of the existing top bearing cup.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 1,201,621
Posted By Byrdman
Is that rear wheel shown in the lowest position? ...

Is that rear wheel shown in the lowest position? If you're going to go after more travel, the rear wheel will actually sit even lower and chain clearance will be an even bigger issue.

Can you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 75,814
Posted By Byrdman
I know, I know..........a little update is...

I know, I know..........a little update is desperately needed.

New job, two kids, two dogs, wife, extended family, etc..... They all seem to keep me out of the garage where my heart wants me to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 86,599
Posted By Byrdman
Great minds think alike. ...

Great minds think alike.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=XR900R

...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 196,151
Posted By Byrdman
Check out this bad boy........ ...

Check out this bad boy........

http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/2285333912.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3k03o73pa5T25W35P6b3pbb67a4b82bd11031.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,519
Posted By Byrdman
Maybe??????????? ...

Maybe???????????

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/motorcyclepictures/dualsport/websize/Dual%20sport.png
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17,759
Views: 924,515
Posted By Byrdman
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17,759
Views: 924,515
Posted By Byrdman
I'm sure that I'm in the minority with regards to...

I'm sure that I'm in the minority with regards to dealerships but I say, the hell with them all. I do ALL of my own maintenance and plan ahead so the slight time delay due to buying parts online,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Byrdman
The XR900R...

The XR900R (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=xr900r) project baby........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Byrdman
Hi Forest............

Hi Forest............
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,956
Posted By Byrdman
Friggin gorgeous. I love that engine and...

Friggin gorgeous.

I love that engine and this bike is worlds better looking that the 1125R.


A big F.U. to Harley!:fyyff
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Byrdman
Yes, but this one has quite a bit more...

Yes, but this one has quite a bit more functionality than just a fuse block and incorporates those features into a small envelope.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Byrdman
Best Accessory Yet

It's about damn time!

After years of wiring accessories to various bikes, finally I've found a fuse block that's works. On my sport bike, space was an issue. On my sport touring bike, I had too...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Byrdman
Hey Coach, nice seeing you around here.

Hey Coach, nice seeing you around here.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Byrdman
Here's a thread right here on ADV Rider about the...

Here's a thread right here on ADV Rider about the Track Diesel.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=182996&highlight=track+diesel

Also, over on DieselBike.net there are a bunch more.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 442,597
Posted By Byrdman
That's a great pic. Each of you are at about the...

That's a great pic. Each of you are at about the same angle.

Playing with the torque in a parking lot.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/ebayitems/websize/Wheeeeeeelie.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 149,064
Posted By Byrdman
Somewhere in New Zealand ...

Somewhere in New Zealand

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/newzealandtrip/websize/DSC03247.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 584,015
Posted By Byrdman
In Northern Ontario while doing my IBA Bun Burner...

In Northern Ontario while doing my IBA Bun Burner Gold.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/nexxt05/websize/Moto%20GP%20046.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 910,108
Posted By Byrdman
Somewhere in Eastern Colorado. ...

Somewhere in Eastern Colorado.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/colorado2008/websize/DSC00566.JPG
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-07-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 1,201,621
Posted By Byrdman
Run with it man. At the very least, it will be a...

Run with it man. At the very least, it will be a fun project.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=xr900r\...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,650
Posted By Byrdman
I just love a good frankenbike build. Please,...

I just love a good frankenbike build. Please, keep us posted as you go....
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