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Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Heyload
On an unrelated note, my uncle was named Marius,...

On an unrelated note, my uncle was named Marius, and he used to live in Metairie. Small world....
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,043
Posted By Heyload
I did some research on them prior to buying my...

I did some research on them prior to buying my current bike, and was actually going to get one until the credit union imformed me they won't finance bikes older than '06. I was looking at an "05, so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Heyload
I really like the BOSS package, very well...

I really like the BOSS package, very well executed.

( figures that wasn't you...not unless they dropped a mountain on LaPlace...)
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,043
Posted By Heyload
Well, I would pretty much agree with what you...

Well, I would pretty much agree with what you say. It is a bit of a weird dynamic below 20, hard to hit a nice groove in turns, little corrections are the order of the day. Above that speed it's...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
:hmmmmm That's............different. Hmmm.....

:hmmmmm That's............different. Hmmm.....
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Heyload
World domination is an expensive business...there...

World domination is an expensive business...there is a hollow volcano I have to find and build a secret base in....minions to hire...sharks with friggin' lasers on their heads....nations to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Heyload
On my way to total world domination? Sounds like...

On my way to total world domination? Sounds like another vote in favor.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Heyload
So that would be a vote for world domination...

So that would be a vote for world domination...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Heyload
:hmmmmm Well, yeah, there is that. ...

:hmmmmm Well, yeah, there is that.


But those wind deflectors in the catalogue are pretty sweet...hmmm. Total world domination, or additional weather protection? Let me think....
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Heyload
I just got another bike...well farkled as is. ...

I just got another bike...well farkled as is.


But yeah, I'm already looking at catalogues....
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,434
Posted By Heyload
Now THAT is a sharp looking ride!

Now THAT is a sharp looking ride!
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
I looked pretty hard at one of those. Had a...

I looked pretty hard at one of those. Had a similar one back in the day. Fun bike. Also had a V-Strom..wish I had never let that one go.

Of course, that pretty much applies to every bike...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,043
Posted By Heyload
Howdy!

So picked up a used '09 Yamaha V-Star 950 Touring yesterday.

It's a very different beast from the V-Strom, to say the least.

Previous owner installed a Mustang seat, Cobra exhaust and some...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,686
Posted By Heyload
Hey now, that's a lovely machine you have there,...

Hey now, that's a lovely machine you have there, but don't you know that bike is too heavy, has a high center of gravity and will be damaged if you drop it in the dirt?! You can't be riding in dirt,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
The PO installed a Mustang seat. Seems pretty...

The PO installed a Mustang seat. Seems pretty cushy.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,686
Posted By Heyload
http://www.motovit.com/blog/Motorcycle_types/Adven...

http://www.motovit.com/blog/Motorcycle_types/Adventure-touring_3.jpg


Cool pic! Almost...but not quite...Steve McQueen ripping it in the dirt on a Triumph cool...but pretty damned cool.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,686
Posted By Heyload
Nice bike. But nobody rides a Triumph on...

Nice bike.

But nobody rides a Triumph on the dirt...that's just crazy....

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_photo/jackett_zpsed0a752f.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
Will do! :thumb

Will do! :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
Yep

Yep
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
This one. In fact, I'm picking it up today....

This one. In fact, I'm picking it up today. :clap

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_photo/V-Star1_zps7be2be3c.png...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By Heyload
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By Heyload
What about the Yamaha V-Star 950? A nice...

What about the Yamaha V-Star 950? A nice compromise between the 650 and 1100, not to big and not too small.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 50,929
Posted By Heyload
I can't help imagining what a scaled down version...

I can't help imagining what a scaled down version of the "ThunderStroke" 111, say in a 1000cc version put in a sort of "Sportster" styled configuration would have looked like.

This modern looking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 359,533
Posted By Heyload
Had a driver of a Dodge Durango with New Mexico...

Had a driver of a Dodge Durango with New Mexico plates cut me off.

Heading East on Market here in downtown San Antonio. Four lane wide one-way street. I'm in the far left lane, she's in the far...
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By Heyload
http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_ph...

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_photo/devil_zpsfc08c7cb.jpg (http://s245.photobucket.com/user/Heyload_photo/media/devil_zpsfc08c7cb.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 50,929
Posted By Heyload
I like it, and I like the approach they are...

I like it, and I like the approach they are taking with it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 163,594
Posted By Heyload
I've seen plenty of original Indians, as well as...

I've seen plenty of original Indians, as well as other bikes. Didn't recall ever seeing any badges on any of them, so I googled the images on the computer. A lot of good images and information on...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 163,594
Posted By Heyload
Doing a little Google-Fu, it looks to me like...

Doing a little Google-Fu, it looks to me like Indians never had a chrome badge or anything other than the decals on the tanks, so I'd say tradition-wise, they pretty much got it right with the new...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,164
Posted By Heyload
The T uses a new twin-tube system...

The T uses a new twin-tube system dial-adjustable emulsion shock.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,557
Views: 163,594
Posted By Heyload
Purty!

Purty!
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 818,717
Posted By Heyload
Running a spare clutch and throttle cable beside...

Running a spare clutch and throttle cable beside the ones in use...taping a masterlink to your boot heel...carrying fuses....spare tube and patch kit...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,164
Posted By Heyload
Took a good hard look at this over the weekend. ...

Took a good hard look at this over the weekend. A 2014 1200T SuperLow.

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_photo/1200TSuperLow_zps29cf185e.png...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 818,717
Posted By Heyload
Any thoughts on the Sportster SuperLow 1200T?

Any thoughts on the Sportster SuperLow 1200T?
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,827
Posted By Heyload
Thanks, lemming! I'd be using it for local...

Thanks, lemming!

I'd be using it for local commuting and an occasional bimble up through the Hill Country on a sunny weekend, so I think it would fit the bill.

If the pursuit of the Guzzi...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,827
Posted By Heyload
Nice. How does it do with traffic? Keep up okay?...

Nice. How does it do with traffic? Keep up okay?

I am sorely tempted by the one the dealer has with the sidecar, but they said the top speed is probably around a sane 55 mph or so with the...
Forum: Hacks 07-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 414,163
Posted By Heyload
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lBn-kwHb8Ng/U8w...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lBn-kwHb8Ng/U8woFafgwjI/AAAAAAAARGc/yg9gDkeel_o/s800/14513659068_cf3548a8e5_c.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 274,109
Posted By Heyload
Wow...that is absolutely gorgeous.

Wow...that is absolutely gorgeous.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 24,827
Posted By Heyload
Went by and checked out our local RE dealer. ...

Went by and checked out our local RE dealer. Good folks and very knowledgeable about the bikes. They even took me back into the service area to look things over.

Overall, I was very impressed...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-17-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,808
Posted By Heyload
Good food and good company. Thanks Lobby for...

Good food and good company. Thanks Lobby for setting it up. Nice meeting you, Infomaniac.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,169,052
Posted By Heyload
There are some problems with the '83-'85...

There are some problems with the '83-'85 Interceptors, though. Quick wearing cams and cam chain tensioners, both prone to early failures. In '86 Honda when to gear driven cams and solved that...
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