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Forum: Road Warriors Yesterday, 09:12 PM
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Posted By rodteague
Aw, shucks Randy, you do have some skills:lol3...

Aw, shucks Randy, you do have some skills:lol3 That looks great.

Rod
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 415,588
Posted By rodteague
Not knowing I couldn't say; Jelly like feel?...

Not knowing I couldn't say; Jelly like feel? Mineral or vegetable? I hope you are wearing rubber gloves rubber gloves!!

Regards

Rod
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 47,130
Posted By rodteague
John Thanks for the info; I'm considering it...

John

Thanks for the info; I'm considering it and may do the conversion this winter. I'll PM you when I'm ready.


Whichever

I look forward to seeing how it works for you; any feed back will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 47,130
Posted By rodteague
What sprocket size(s) would you recommend front...

What sprocket size(s) would you recommend front and rear; for mild to moderate off road and pavement use?

Regards

Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
The Ironhead weights, I pulled from the Bikez...

The Ironhead weights, I pulled from the Bikez online specifications. The Evo weights however, came from Total Motorcycle; they were spot on with HD's factory specs. Thanks for the numbers on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Dry weight of base model Sportsters

The question gets asked many times regarding weight of the sportster models; particularly when the bike is going to be modified for off road, tracker or cafe. Thought I would list the weights by year...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-03-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Good to know Murphy makes a visit to someone else...

Good to know Murphy makes a visit to someone else every now and then. You might want him to stay awhile; cuz if he shows up in my garage again, I might pull out a big ole' green can of Whoop Ass! ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-02-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 47,130
Posted By rodteague
Looking forward to seeing this. Tell me about...

Looking forward to seeing this. Tell me about your chain drive. Curious as to what you did? Front and rear tooth count? Did you use a kit or parts here and there?

Thanks

Rod
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 1,251,160
Posted By rodteague
Not really impressed with the build either. A...

Not really impressed with the build either. A forced attempt to be different and /or cutting edge; ultimately sacrificing sound design and ergonomics. Looks more like a "Hollywood Hack"; aesthetics...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 115,195
Posted By rodteague
LMAO after the first page; can't wait to finish...

LMAO after the first page; can't wait to finish all 67 pages, 1003 post's of the best stupid I haven't read in a long time:clap Thanks for the link:D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 115,195
Posted By rodteague
That's a good one too! Just can't figure how to...

That's a good one too! Just can't figure how to work "Lord of the Rings" into Willy "Demento" Wonka's Stupid Motorcycle Factory. I'm sure someone with plenty of stupid will figure it out. :D

BTW...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-01-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 67,543
Posted By rodteague
Jag Just discovered your thread; wow, I...

Jag

Just discovered your thread; wow, I really need some Tiny Techs. However, don't think Mrs Teague would understand on multiple levels:norton Very entertaining to say the least; and if it's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 115,195
Posted By rodteague
Still lovin' this thread. Kind of a cross between...

Still lovin' this thread. Kind of a cross between Dr. Demento and Willy Wonka. How about, Willy "Demento" Wonka's Stupid Motorcycle Factory:lol3

Keep up the "stupid" work!!

Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 96,098
Posted By rodteague
great pic:thumb

great pic:thumb
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 58,486
Posted By rodteague
Thanks, I really want to wrap up this build so...

Thanks, I really want to wrap up this build so I'm hoping my son and I can make this rack work. Then there is the tach, USB charger and dash. Oh, and maybe a chain conversion as well. Here's to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 1,251,160
Posted By rodteague
Thanks for the compliment; I think she's a beaut...

Thanks for the compliment; I think she's a beaut as well!!

My sporty used all off the shelf parts and upgrades. I've spent around $1200 total; seat and front/rear springs made up $700 of it....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 1,251,160
Posted By rodteague
Very nice build thread with lot's of details. So...

Very nice build thread with lot's of details. So why did you sell it? Seems you were so close to having the bike right where you wanted it. Good luck with the next one!!

Regards

Rod
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-30-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,338
Posted By rodteague
Cool transformation; hate that you sold her....

Cool transformation; hate that you sold her. Seems like the ole' honda had plenty left after you gave her new life. Good luck with the new project. Thanks for providing the link and sharing

Best...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,009
Posted By rodteague
I really like your Pop's. I've told my boys that...

I really like your Pop's. I've told my boys that one day they may not recognize the the long haired, gray bearded, moonshine runnin', biker dude. If it wasn't for my wife; I'd already be there:lol3
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 1,251,160
Posted By rodteague
I agree and it's also good for a giggle or two....

I agree and it's also good for a giggle or two. But, I am personally, far more interested in what he did to this bike:D



For those who haven't seen it BTW, here is my converted bike.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 11:47 PM
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Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Not really "da man"; more like da "ole' man" ....

Not really "da man"; more like da "ole' man" . The sporty just fits my style; a little slower, a little easier, gettin' the job done. But hey, thanks anyway:D

Regards

Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 10:31 PM
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Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
I went on a moderate DS ride a few weeks ago and...

I went on a moderate DS ride a few weeks ago and made a few more believers in the sporty's ability. I was not the best rider or bike out there; however, I never brought up the rear nor did I...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2015, 02:06 PM
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Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Thanks ya'll.:D

Thanks ya'll.:D
Forum: Road Warriors 06-27-2015, 10:37 PM
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Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Some self promoting "skanky motorcycle porn" for...

Some self promoting "skanky motorcycle porn" for your enjoyment; I call this set of pics "Black Beauty". I have more on my build thread. Enjoy:lol3
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-27-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 58,486
Posted By rodteague
No new updates. I'm waiting for my 17yo middle...

No new updates. I'm waiting for my 17yo middle son to return from Dallas for the National TSA competition. He took 3rd place in the Tennessee state TSA CAD competition; and 1st place in the Team...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 01:34 PM
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Views: 96,098
Posted By rodteague
I agree, thats the way they should look. The even...

I agree, thats the way they should look. The even bronze patina speaks volumes on the quality of the pipes. Very very classic looking.

Regards

Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By rodteague
Just ran across your thread here on adv. Lovin...

Just ran across your thread here on adv. Lovin your "scrambler" build on the XLforums btw. Good choice on the Tiger. I've been looking myself and have the Tiger as my #1 choice. My alternative is the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By rodteague
All models of sportsters can be had with mid...

All models of sportsters can be had with mid controls. Just tell your dealer that you prefer them. They should set you up with test rides on models with mid controls. Once you test ride; make sure...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Don't forget; you put mid controls on it:wink: ...

Don't forget; you put mid controls on it:wink:



That's close enough:lol3 The slave wall, curvy paved road and vegetation look eerily similar to Percy Warner here in Nashville.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 01:42 AM
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Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
We like R's:clap Wish we could still get 'em.:huh...

We like R's:clap Wish we could still get 'em.:huh

I am curious; does anyone know if ALL SPORTSTERS , US and foreign, are made in the Kansas City plant? If so, I wonder what it would take to get...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,605
Posted By rodteague
cool, I'm in

cool, I'm in
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,501
Posted By rodteague
I would suggest either a Triumph Bonneville or HD...

I would suggest either a Triumph Bonneville or HD Sportster. Both are reasonably priced(both new and used); you can easily flat foot either and both have nearly bullet proof engines; chassis and...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
I never get tired of seeing your Ironhead. I like...

I never get tired of seeing your Ironhead. I like this version.... a lot:D

BTW Probably not, but....... that pic looks like it may have been taken somewhere in Percy Warner Park here in...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
That's pretty cool……. I mean the baby of course,...

That's pretty cool……. I mean the baby of course, good to start 'em early:D; mirror position is cool as well!

Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
I actually like the flipped HD mirrors. After my...

I actually like the flipped HD mirrors. After my wreck I had no choice but to flip the mirror out of necessity. They had been in the upright position and the left mirror was destroyed. Flipped the...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
I don't see anything wrong with the "stock"...

I don't see anything wrong with the "stock" grips. Understated, inexpensive and do the job nicely.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v87/caneyforkoutfitters/IMG_1154_zps8967b66a.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
I know it wasn't a LSR…. oops, I broke my...

I know it wasn't a LSR…. oops, I broke my promise:lol3 I think he was leaning towards the Supertrap 2 in 1. I'm actually looking forward to the surprise:thumb


Rod
Forum: Road Warriors 06-21-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,009
Posted By rodteague
It's a Mustang Day Tripper. Regards ...

It's a Mustang Day Tripper.

Regards

Rod
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-21-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 59,079
Posted By rodteague
I'm subscribed to your thread on XL; just noticed...

I'm subscribed to your thread on XL; just noticed you hadn't updated in a while. I hvnt checked in over there in several weeks. alls good, keep up the progress

EDIT Dude, you pulled fast one on...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5,728
Views: 1,170,906
Posted By rodteague
Randy Te Hopo just said something that made...

Randy

Te Hopo just said something that made me cringe( sorry dude but I have to say it ). Nothing about this bike is a "cruiser". It screams unadulterated, bad ass performance, crotch rocket,...
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