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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Thank you. Same back in your direction! ...

Thank you. Same back in your direction!

The Hammock seat is much more comfortable than the OEM seat as well as the sundowner IMO. Not sure about the pillion but I am guessing so. Still not AS...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Thanks for the complement! I really do love mine....

Thanks for the complement! I really do love mine. And I know what you mean about the cop seat. It really is super comfy. Mustang does make a pillion for it, but I just don't really like the look. I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Some new pics of the King. Removed the luggage...

Some new pics of the King.
Removed the luggage rack and put on a standard seat. (For 2 up riding)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/14776505927_e61a577297_b.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
EricD is pretty close. I asked the same question...

EricD is pretty close. I asked the same question when this gem showed up at my local dealership. So from what I was told, the Police models are not originally made for the general public to purchase....
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Yes. My 2014 came equipped with cruise and the...

Yes. My 2014 came equipped with cruise and the new linked ABS. The bike is awesome. The only thing that I like/dislike about the bike vs. the standard 2014 RK is the front mount gauge cluster. I love...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,267
Posted By MingRidesBikes
back from the dead

2 years since a post in here eh?

Well, add me to the RK owners list. Traded in my sportster for a brand new 2014 RK police bike just over a month ago. Love it!

...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 817,573
Posted By MingRidesBikes
bunch of random sportster parts and accesories

Hey guys, just throwing a feeler out there for anyone that may want sportster parts. I traded my sporty in for a 2014 road king and have random sportster parts lying around I'd make an inmate some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 55,770
Posted By MingRidesBikes
I'd say I'm in that ball park. Besides now being...

I'd say I'm in that ball park. Besides now being in the market for a 2 up seat, it is a good deal on a new RK. I don't see the regular RK's having any advantage, and they cost more.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 55,770
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Thanks! It was $18,995 before setup, dealer doc,...

Thanks! It was $18,995 before setup, dealer doc, etc. I traded in 2 bikes for it, so it's hard to give a figure based on the trades, but before any trade allowance etc, it was roughly $21k on paper....
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 55,770
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Just picked up a brand new 2014 RK police model....

Just picked up a brand new 2014 RK police model. I can already tell, this bike was meant to be in my stable. Loving it so far!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3870/14546792982_0bdd54d8fd_b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 817,573
Posted By MingRidesBikes
http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/showpost.php?p=...

http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/showpost.php?p=1782082&postcount=23

http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/showthread.php?t=1623845&page=2
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 817,573
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Thanks! I love the 16"in front, which is why I...

Thanks! I love the 16"in front, which is why I opted to get a 2011+, I don't know about the pre-rubber mount sportsters, but the 04+ has a keyhole under the seat that needs to be released by pushing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4,554
Views: 817,573
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Just picked up a new to me 2011 xl1200c...

Just picked up a new to me 2011 xl1200c yesterday! :clap
Fun bike! Seat sucks! Trying to remove it ATM and put on a sundowner, but the stock seat is a PITA to remove...

Here's a pic of the...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
i.e. a rally raid copy. the front cover would...

i.e. a rally raid copy. the front cover would still be plastic. The skid though (which the US versions do not have) would need to be aluminum. It is the same on the rally raid. It sounds as there is...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Anyone interested in a skid plate for your Caponord?

Hey guys I wanted to gauge the interest for a possible skid plate option. I really would like underbody protection for my Capo, and rally raid engine guards and skids are a rare commodity here in the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,042,142
Posted By MingRidesBikes
after a winter of not riding the drz. the battery...

after a winter of not riding the drz. the battery is completely dead. :cry lol
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Glad this thread came back alive! I just posted...

Glad this thread came back alive! I just posted this over at AF1's site, but since there is activity here maybe someone can answer me quicker :D

I have been trying to find a solution for the...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
I was debating on selling the Capo for a GSA or a...

I was debating on selling the Capo for a GSA or a 990, but couldn't part with this beauty after weighing the pros and cons. Really wanting to refresh the Capo though this season. Got a new set of...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 412,961
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Well good to hear the FB are doing good. I think...

Well good to hear the FB are doing good. I think I'll keep the 705's and ride them all this season, and when the rear wears out, I'll try the FB (as long as I like the 705).
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 412,961
Posted By MingRidesBikes
I just got my 705's today and was debating...

I just got my 705's today and was debating returning them for the full bores based on some of the things I have been reading about on this thread (Before ordering the 705's I was debating a knobbier...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 412,961
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Thanks for the info. If I like the shinkos I'll...

Thanks for the info. If I like the shinkos I'll def give the full bores a try after.
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 412,961
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Tires look identical. can you explain why or how...

Tires look identical. can you explain why or how they are better tires? the shinkos are radials too.
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 412,961
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Just ordered a set off of motorcycle-superstore...

Just ordered a set off of motorcycle-superstore for my Capo. Was excited to use my 10% off promo code, but come to find out it doesn't work on tires. :huh

Oh, well. Still the best price I could...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
2013 was my 1st year with IAMC. I have debated it...

2013 was my 1st year with IAMC. I have debated it in years past, but my schedule can be very demanding, and I rarely have seat time on the bikes. Even though I only made it out to 5+ challenge sites,...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
sorry, I do not. my ape is in the pic above if...

sorry, I do not. my ape is in the pic above if you want to see what farkles are on it. there are others pictures of it throughout these pages as well.
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
possibly selling the capo if the price is right....

possibly selling the capo if the price is right. may part out bits and pieces if anyone is interested. OEM Panniers (black) and racks, Givi top case, HB crash bars, etc. Let me know if you may be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,321
Posted By MingRidesBikes
I figured this to be a common practice (at least...

I figured this to be a common practice (at least around my parts), guess not. As a rider I actually get more frustrated when motorcycles take up parking spots. Car/trucks/suvs etc. do not have the...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 202,668
Posted By MingRidesBikes
This thread needs more pics. From my ride on...

This thread needs more pics. From my ride on Halloween day. :D

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3703/10708437056_82045e500e_b.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Hey I got your message. was out riding when you...

Hey I got your message. was out riding when you called. Decided to take the Aprilia to the Old Fort Boise check point. May just do Swan Falls later today, as some stuff came up in my schedule as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
I think I can do that. you can always text me as...

I think I can do that. you can always text me as well. pm'ing you my phone number.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-29-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
The Gowen rd chevron would be the best jumping...

The Gowen rd chevron would be the best jumping off point. fuel up then head out. pioneer cemetery is up hwy 21, then we can hit barber flat cabin, then thorn creek lookout, and finally back to boise....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Anyone want to ride this Thursday or Friday?

Pending weather, I'd like to get the drz out Thursday or Friday and hit up a few check points. Been a quite summer for me as the XR didn't last all but 12 hours of riding... But it's not over! :evil...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,163
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Awesome RR Xuebao! I've always wanted to visit...

Awesome RR Xuebao! I've always wanted to visit China and see where my family is from. This RR will give me new motivation to go for an elongated period of time so I can really see the country! 2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
previous owner bought it at JC powersports back...

previous owner bought it at JC powersports back in May or June I believe. (It was set up like this by the previous owner to the guy I bought it from). It's pretty well set up besides the suspension...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-26-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,107
Posted By MingRidesBikes
if anyone wants to go ride some trails, or hit up...

if anyone wants to go ride some trails, or hit up some iamc check points on a Thursday or Friday I finally got a new bike to replace the xr. :clap
Would love to stretch it's legs before the winter...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 272,967
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Just picked up a new to me 2007 :clap ...

Just picked up a new to me 2007 :clap

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5475/10496066023_4e98035750_b.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3747/10495860406_44d1652e75_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,455
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Yep it's another thread resurrection! I am...

Yep it's another thread resurrection!

I am looking to get into a cheap DS after blowing up the motor on my xr650r. I have been looking at some older 1st gen high mileage klr's, as they fit the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9,002
Views: 1,320,841
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Re-worked xcountry forks (spring rate and...

Re-worked xcountry forks (spring rate and valving) and rear suspension (heavier spring) then would bring the xcountry up to snuff with the xchallenge then? (for dirt duty that is)
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,002
Views: 1,320,841
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Is this still for sale? and where are you located?

Is this still for sale? and where are you located?
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9,002
Views: 1,320,841
Posted By MingRidesBikes
Question?

Will the Xcountry suspension be able to take small jumps regularly? (Just a few feet off the ground.) I am in the market for a new to me bike, and really like the Xcountry's styling over the...
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