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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Same deal here. My first bike was a King O' Lawns...

Same deal here. My first bike was a King O' Lawns Aggie bike. I still got her, too:
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w320/gravityisnotmyfriend/Mini%20Bike%20Resto/100_0493.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Got my confirmation back on the 12th. It's coming...

Got my confirmation back on the 12th. It's coming up quick. But, if the weather keeps cooling off the way it is around here, we'll be under a foot of snow.


Mow-ree? Your brother send in his...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
You aint kidding. My riding buddies were a good...

You aint kidding. My riding buddies were a good mile away stuck in the mud and there's no cell service out there. And, as muddy as it was there were very few other riders. If I had an allergic...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
I put my goggles on tight, put my gloves back on,...

I put my goggles on tight, put my gloves back on, and sprinted up the hill screaming profanities. I grabbed the luggage rack and drug my bike down the slope on it's side as far as I could, then...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
With the gas leaking, I almost had one of those!...

With the gas leaking, I almost had one of those! It would have taken care of the bees - but I would have still been walking.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
A couple of weeks ago, I nearly left my bike for...

A couple of weeks ago, I nearly left my bike for dead. I was going up a pretty steep hill climb that curves near the top, so you can't see the top from the bottom. I had done this climb many times,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,760
Views: 452,121
Gotta document some pics of this $3750 bad boy! ...

Gotta document some pics of this $3750 bad boy!

http://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_8P0JFWqkARV_600x450.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/00N0N_1JPEVbzDTtu_600x450.jpg

I bought my XR650L for...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
I guess I should have worded that differently.The...

I guess I should have worded that differently.The normal looking gas tank is hooked directly to the underseat gas tank with a large rubber tube. All of the gas comes from the bottom of the underseat...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Would I buy that bike? No. He's asking more than...

Would I buy that bike? No. He's asking more than triple what it's worth.

Would I buy a bike from a dumbass? Maybe. Some of the best deals can be had that way.

I also like how he thinks his...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
Not a complete dumbass. The bike does have a fuel...

Not a complete dumbass. The bike does have a fuel pump. There's the normal tank in front of the seat, but there's also a secondary tank under the seat - which is below the carbs. So, a pump is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,865
Views: 340,207
Don't they all do that?

Don't they all do that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,065
I'm very surprised you are able to operate a...

I'm very surprised you are able to operate a computer with your grasp of the English language.

It's not "just because I haven't had an issue". It's because there have been hundreds of thousands of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 657,962
What was Chewbacca? 7'? I guess I'd be a small...

What was Chewbacca? 7'? I guess I'd be a small wookie at 6'4".

I've got an acre of land and want to put up some obstacles - but my XR650L doesn't do trials stuff so well. I'd just want something...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,065
Yeah, that arguement comes up on every one of...

Yeah, that arguement comes up on every one of these discussions. I've been running a CT for the last 3,000 miles. My tire has remained seated 100% of the time. I've never had the tire pop off the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,065
Here's one off to the side. Shows a little more...

Here's one off to the side. Shows a little more sidewall.

In this video, I scrape the pegs twice, so I'm using all the lean angle I can for this bike.

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 657,962
Ha. The $250 has nothing to do with it. When you...

Ha. The $250 has nothing to do with it. When you are of a Chewbacca like stature like I am, no bikes really fit. I need to determine if the bike has the potential to be made to fit.

Go ahead and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 657,962
Very interesting. Any chance you can bring it to...

Very interesting. Any chance you can bring it to the Bucky? I'm not sure if it's something I want to tackle - but I could decide easier if I saw it in person.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,116
You can't beat the 1100 Honda shadow for cruising...

You can't beat the 1100 Honda shadow for cruising in comfort. Enough power to haul my 220 lb butt at 80 all day without breaking a sweat and will get 50 mpg if you go easy on the throttle. Im 6'4" so...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 59,382
Wow, that's an awesome ride. I've been following...

Wow, that's an awesome ride. I've been following this one since the beginning. I don't use the term epic lightly - but that was an epic adventure.


Thanks for taking us along. That was amazing....
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
On my bike, on conectted them together and...

On my bike, on conectted them together and grounded them. This bypasses the kickstand and neutral safety switches. The neutral and side stand lights still work - they just don't interrupt the starter...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
I bypassed both the neutral and kickstand safety...

I bypassed both the neutral and kickstand safety switches. My kickstand light still works fine - it just doesn't interrupt spark anymore.

There was some posts with the safety switch electrical...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Wasn't that how Hellen Keller broke her arm?...

Wasn't that how Hellen Keller broke her arm? Reading a stop sign?

I guess I'm as dyslexic as Varmit is. I read it as singing - didn't notice the transposed letters until just now!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Singing in your helmet? Did you have an intercom...

Singing in your helmet? Did you have an intercom with Kenny? Musta been driving him bonkers!

Those maps are just screenshots of google earth after I uploaded my GPS info. I can email you the file...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Geez you guys. It's not going to affect the COG...

Geez you guys. It's not going to affect the COG in any measurable amount.



What you gotta worry about is rotational inertia around the rocker pivot. You back that adjuster screw out too far,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Yeah, I was using an old Etrex Legend last year....

Yeah, I was using an old Etrex Legend last year. Pretty much worthless for navigation since it has such a basic base map. The roll charts were spot on, and the trail signs were great.

I can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33,000
Views: 8,044,130
I'm pretty sure it's pronounced "bewbs"...

I'm pretty sure it's pronounced "bewbs" though.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
I got them from Cannonshot last year at the...

I got them from Cannonshot last year at the campground the night before. I completely understand how things might change at the last minute.

Truth be told, between the trail markings and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
My registration finally went in the mail this...

My registration finally went in the mail this morning.

Any word on the route? Is it going to be similar to last year's?

Cannon( or anyone else), are you doing GPS tracks? I can do a wireless...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,879
I got one. I went to a bar on my 23rd birthday...

I got one. I went to a bar on my 23rd birthday because they'd give you a free shot. Keep in mind I'm 1300 miles from home. I order my bday shot and this cute girl says, "Hey it's my birthday too!"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,991
This. I had a KTM 620 that would just slide...

This.

I had a KTM 620 that would just slide the back tire to a stop - even on dry pavement - unless you did this. By pushing backward to compression, you let the engine spin two full revolutions...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Much obliged, Sirs. I'll see what the...

Much obliged, Sirs.

I'll see what the hardware store has for flanged head bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Does anyone know what size the bolts are that...

Does anyone know what size the bolts are that hold the seat on? The ones under the fender.

I found out that mine are missing and want to hit the hardware store on the way home. I don't think...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Well, it does look way too clean for a bike with...

Well, it does look way too clean for a bike with knobbies!

I've heard a lot of good things about USD fork conversions. Have you driven it? How does it feel?

You may want to put bolts in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Bwhahaha! One of the best quotable movies ever! ...

Bwhahaha! One of the best quotable movies ever!

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Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
Fantastic picture!

Fantastic picture!
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 75,490
Views: 7,978,670
I just gotta wonder... If you are saying...

I just gotta wonder...

If you are saying that Bud Light tastes like cow piss, how do you know what cow piss tastes like?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 213,222
I"m guessing that bike is on the verge of getting...

I"m guessing that bike is on the verge of getting repo'd. No way you'd ever get a plate on that thing if you bought it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33,000
Views: 8,044,130
I'm doubting the next 159 will be any better. ...

I'm doubting the next 159 will be any better.


And yet I'll read them anyway. Just to be sure. :cry:kboom
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Just got a batch of parts from Azzy's. Great guy...

Just got a batch of parts from Azzy's. Great guy to do business with. He was able to do a custom job for me and was great about keeping in touch via email.

I'm very impressed with the results.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 657,962
You'd be better off to post in the central flea...

You'd be better off to post in the central flea market thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=520330&page=284

Ive got an '05 Honda Shadow Sabre I'm looking to sell. But, I'm...
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