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Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26,603
Views: 3,686,202
Posted By TALLGUY
OK, so I need a little help. I just bought...

OK, so I need a little help.

I just bought an 09 SM610 that didn't even have all the break in miles completed. I wanted a TE but they are a little rare around here in the land of corn and flat.
...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By TALLGUY
Bump I can't answer the question but.. ...

Bump

I can't answer the question but..

As soon as you get that all figured out I am gonna buy a used 12 and have you set mine up. Sound good????
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,004
Posted By TALLGUY
I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem...

I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem with glasses. Strange that only Arai has figured out how to manufacture a channel for glasses. Another sale lost for Fly/AFX--probably a couple...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,933
Posted By TALLGUY
Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14. Here...

Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14.

Here she is loaded (minus the wife/photographer) on Powder River Pass outside of Ten Sleep, Wy.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,106
Posted By TALLGUY
Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring...

Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring motors' but drop a 107,111,113,124 or larger in your frame and they become something much more exciting.

I have a 107 in an FXR frame and it is...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,933
Posted By TALLGUY
Yellowstone ...

Yellowstone

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302388_zps726275db.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,933
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302375_zps22c1461e.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,302
Posted By TALLGUY
Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten...

Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten threads.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By TALLGUY
This!!! They all do that; until you replace that...

This!!! They all do that; until you replace that hose and both clamps.
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,441
Posted By TALLGUY
Perfect. Looks almost identical to my...

Perfect.

Looks almost identical to my V-Strom!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 36,641
Posted By TALLGUY
[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell...

[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and all that.


In my opinion you have chosen a very good form of therapy! Riding is essential to my personal...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By TALLGUY
HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the...

HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the tour!!

Never heard of Snake Alley so that is gonna cost me an 8 hour ride. Must do before snow.

Alcatraz. So, what do you think? Could you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 36,641
Posted By TALLGUY
Good report. Good bike. Good attitude and...

Good report. Good bike.

Good attitude and very adventurous.

Iowa... most of the trackers on ride reports actually show riders going around us!! Now you know why. It is a bummer. Roads are...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By TALLGUY
82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read...

82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read your post. Be safe and quit running over those poor deer.

TG
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,946
Posted By TALLGUY
The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to...

The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to install a revlock on the clutch and completely eliminate manual clutching then simply put a hand shifter on the transmission.
Must remember not to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,936
Posted By TALLGUY
This would be the new wet clutch design? It is...

This would be the new wet clutch design? It is now easily accessible from the front of the bike? Is that correct?

I am not a BMW owner but I do like-want the GSA and would have bought one years...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,188
Posted By TALLGUY
Harley Davidson had something similar with the...

Harley Davidson had something similar with the release of the twin cam motor (1999). The two cams were driven by chain and used tensioners on spring loaded arms.

Many of the tensioner pads failed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
Randy T at Hyperformance in Pleasant Hill has a...

Randy T at Hyperformance in Pleasant Hill has a Bourget chop with a 113 in it and R&R heads on it. He said it is one of his favorite bikes. He bought it second hand and it now has 14K miles on it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
I rode mind about 80 miles today! Good fun. Car...

I rode mind about 80 miles today! Good fun. Car show/ benefit so I took it over and parked with with all the 4 wheel hotrods and people got to look it over. Silly fun. It starts fun conversations....
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
He welded the nut on! Whoo! Glad you have to...

He welded the nut on! Whoo! Glad you have to fix that and not me.

The bike I bought is an 2002 and BigDog seemed to be component based at the time (more assembly than manufacture) so the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
Is this specific to American Ironhorse?? Did...

Is this specific to American Ironhorse?? Did they assemble their own transmissions? Bearing failures, gear failures? Alignment issue? Tell us some stories.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
Some well made points for a potential buyer have...

Some well made points for a potential buyer have been made.

1. Most of the companies are no longer in operation.
2. You or a custom shop will need to perform the maintenance.
3. The bikes are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By TALLGUY
You knew it would happen. Choppers for pennies...

You knew it would happen. Choppers for pennies on the dollar. Great time to get one and enjoy a purchase price of about the value of the motor alone! The original owner bought a dream not realizing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 438,369
Posted By TALLGUY
[QUOTE=Lapchik;24451662]Corn is slippery when...

[QUOTE=Lapchik;24451662]Corn is slippery when wet.


https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t1.0-9/p180x540/10489828_661947830540000_4924337469834223146_n.jpg

Ha Ha! Corn wins...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By TALLGUY
AZULEEETA! :rofl

AZULEEETA! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By TALLGUY
Holy crap, I am still laughing!!! I saw it, but...

Holy crap, I am still laughing!!! I saw it, but was too in awe of the wiring.


Nice work on the wires Shog.
Forum: Regional forums 04-27-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 33,786
Posted By TALLGUY
In and paid xl shirt Thanks TG

In and paid

xl shirt

Thanks

TG
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By TALLGUY
Dern, Congrats on the new ride! I have...

Dern,

Congrats on the new ride!

I have said it before, Harley's Jiffy stand is an awesome design. Vstrom needs parked in gear, uphill and with the wind.

Don't feel bad about the immediate...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,541
Posted By TALLGUY
CONGRATULATIONS 1. Post pictures 2....

CONGRATULATIONS

1. Post pictures

2. Ride it to my house.

3. Post pictures

4. Have me help break it in.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 558,083
Posted By TALLGUY
Thanks for the video and review Gus. I would...

Thanks for the video and review Gus.

I would like to see self cancelling signals (I thought the new model had them) and cruise control added to this package for the price.

I looks like a skid...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By TALLGUY
If you stick with that plan I can arrange a safe...

If you stick with that plan I can arrange a safe spot for your rig around Allison, Iowa which has good access to major roadways.

Obviously Allison is not Southern Iowa if that is what you had in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5,942
Views: 352,686
Posted By TALLGUY
First Ride!!! Whoooo Hooooo!!!! Fired...

First Ride!!!

Whoooo Hooooo!!!!

Fired up the KLR tonight after work and did a quick 15 mile jaunt!!!

Waived at the neighbor with a couple new bikes in his garage (great guy but I must...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 19,856
Posted By TALLGUY
Donation made. TALLGUY--IN

Donation made.

TALLGUY--IN
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,018
Posted By TALLGUY
2002 RoadGlide 55000 miles 2 up and pulling...

2002 RoadGlide 55000 miles 2 up and pulling trailers. Normally 40 MPG.

1 issue: Crank Sensor went out around 50K

Awesome machine. Set the cruise, sit back and enjoy the ride.

We live 12...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,724,909
Posted By TALLGUY
Harley Davidson's "Jiffy Stand" is probably one...

Harley Davidson's "Jiffy Stand" is probably one of the best designs in the motorcycle market. I have always wondered why it hasn't been copied. That kick stand design could save many owners from...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By TALLGUY
Hickory Park Ames, Iowa excellent food...

Hickory Park

Ames, Iowa

excellent food lunch or supper

Just off I-35 and Hwy 30
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,779
Posted By TALLGUY
The Rusty Jug in El Dorado Springs Missouri ...

The Rusty Jug in El Dorado Springs Missouri

Highly recommended
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 22,358
Posted By TALLGUY
Probably will not host it in Iowa until they get...

Probably will not host it in Iowa until they get some cruise control fit up.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,933
Posted By TALLGUY
When I have looked at the 1190 I thought the same...

When I have looked at the 1190 I thought the same thing. It looks like the strom. Everybody went on and on about how ugly a $6k bike was but for $16K they are head over heals.

I haven't...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,223
Posted By TALLGUY
Thanks for the report and great pics. That was...

Thanks for the report and great pics. That was the perfect report, with a good mix of things in the pics and some short stories.

Bonus for me is that the Black Hills are one of my favorite places.
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