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Forum: Hacks Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Carl Childers
Move the event to the Rockies, I'll be there!:D

Move the event to the Rockies, I'll be there!:D
Forum: Hacks Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
Work of art!

Work of art!
Forum: Hacks Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Carl Childers
Harley's sidecar has no suspension but the tub is...

Harley's sidecar has no suspension but the tub is sprung so there are a lot of hacks out there like that.

Seeing what you want is so specialized and the existing frame is rough and butchered why...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By Carl Childers
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005566[/URL]

Gotta do what feels right!
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By Carl Childers
Paris to Dakar was all the rage in Europe at the...

Paris to Dakar was all the rage in Europe at the time. I always thought these were ultra cool I had to make do with the 92 stateside 650 version, no beak and not nearly the perceived machismo.
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By Carl Childers
:rofl:rofl:rofl Fear and loathing in...

:rofl:rofl:rofl Fear and loathing in Taos..........and then there's those damn giant bats!
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,519
Posted By Carl Childers
Thumb Well thought out. End product, sharp!

Well thought out. End product, sharp!
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
Yammie 60's era racing colors, to each their own...

Yammie 60's era racing colors, to each their own but I like'em a bit better on something like an old RD or TZ.
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By Carl Childers
Congrats Kip! I think your choice is going to...

Congrats Kip! I think your choice is going to give you a nice adventure rig, I'll be looking to see how this all unfolds in future posts. TM40 Mikuni pumper is a plus but not a must have just more...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,514
Posted By Carl Childers
Very biased here, for me hands down DR 650. I've...

Very biased here, for me hands down DR 650. I've owned three so far and the current one is set up just the way I want it. Pro Cycle or Kinetech has tons of farkles but they're pretty darn good stock...
Forum: Hacks 02-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Carl Childers
Any sport, racing or field of endeavor has it...

Any sport, racing or field of endeavor has it greats that we all owe a debt of gratitude to for making our niche what is is today. By you description Claude it sounds like we have lost one those....
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By Carl Childers
Could be he kept all his platform disco shoes...

Could be he kept all his platform disco shoes from the 70's.
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By Carl Childers
Ergo's on something like that wouldn't be all...

Ergo's on something like that wouldn't be all that hard to change.
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By Carl Childers
Nice! That'd be sweet with right sidecar.:clap

Nice! That'd be sweet with right sidecar.:clap
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 749,389
Posted By Carl Childers
[QUOTE: Dong Hai Confusedus...

[QUOTE:

Dong Hai


Confusedus , say DongHigh for Fun
DongLow to take a pee[/QUOTE]
Forum: Hacks 02-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 749,389
Posted By Carl Childers
Bike is too mixed media for me but the hand built...

Bike is too mixed media for me but the hand built one of a kind tub for the sidecar is eye candy! Nice lines, subtle, not over done, I think it would go well with any number of classic bikes not just...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16,708
Views: 10,243,321
Posted By Carl Childers
Momma Cass, one of the best! I wonder who's...

Momma Cass, one of the best! I wonder who's Norton that is? I have a photo of Arlo Guthrie jumping a Triumph T100C , Guthrie said it belonged to Mike Nesmith.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 331,162
Posted By Carl Childers
This stuff is already well on its way out, now...

This stuff is already well on its way out, now what you have is a few of the faithful turning out some tasty customs but mostly just the bottom feeders at this point who are never cutting edge and...
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By Carl Childers
I bought mine for $1200.00,all original it only...

I bought mine for $1200.00,all original it only had 1,300 klicks on the odo, title, super clean, everything there including a tool kit, spare tire and tonneau cover. It started and ran well and I...
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
This could be a loooong discussion, but we'd have...

This could be a loooong discussion, but we'd have to put it on another thread so we don't get in trouble with the hall monitor.
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
Laugh Mike, I'm the only child my wife has had to raise...

Mike, I'm the only child my wife has had to raise :rofl it hasn't been easy for her and after 40 years of marriage (don't know how we made it) I still haven't grown up. I figure if you stay together...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 749,389
Posted By Carl Childers
FXRT's are starting to gain more and more...

FXRT's are starting to gain more and more collector and cult status but that price is pie in the sky.
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,359
Posted By Carl Childers
A sidecar really ups the ante for motorcycle...

A sidecar really ups the ante for motorcycle camping! you'll get spoiled in no time with all extra's you can bring.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,075
Posted By Carl Childers
1+ and add that with a few performance mods you...

1+ and add that with a few performance mods you can really wake a big twin Harley up. I ride mine fast and it can pass a long line of cars with no problem as it now makes better than 100 hp, no it...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,359
Posted By Carl Childers
I see that your current bike is an R 1200 RT, you...

I see that your current bike is an R 1200 RT, you might find the performance of the Ural a little underwhelming when you get the hang of driving it so be ready for that but people love them for...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,241
Posted By Carl Childers
It is a reproduction of the windshield that...

It is a reproduction of the windshield that Harley Davidson used on their FLH models from the late 1950's on into the 1970's. I got mine from J&P Cycles, probably made by Memphis Shades though I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,241
Posted By Carl Childers
I'm running a 60's style windshield on mine, they...

I'm running a 60's style windshield on mine, they have an adjustable vent at the bottom. Cuz it's a Harley there are lots of aftermarket options out there as well as the MoCo P&A catalog.
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
Careful, the blather meter is beginning to edge...

Careful, the blather meter is beginning to edge up. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,241
Posted By Carl Childers
Windshields are pretty subjective, one mans meat...

Windshields are pretty subjective, one mans meat is another mans poison. I don't like the turbulence of disturbed air on my helmet, for me that means a low wind shield to direct it on my chest or a...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
No comment.

No comment.
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,335
Posted By Carl Childers
Nice ride report. I've done nearly all of these...

Nice ride report. I've done nearly all of these roads and passes but not all in one trip, goods routing and sequencing. I might have to copy your trip this coming summer.
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By Carl Childers
A lesser amount but better quality, say Renolds...

A lesser amount but better quality, say Renolds wrap instead of the generic store brand. :D
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,084
Posted By Carl Childers
You've come along way with this project, I'm sure...

You've come along way with this project, I'm sure you are looking forward to some Spring weather to get some road time in!
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By Carl Childers
For years I would bring home motorcycles and...

For years I would bring home motorcycles and trucks with no title and have no problem getting them on the road but it seems like in the past 5 years or so it has become next to impossible to do that ...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7,036
Views: 2,636,070
Posted By Carl Childers
Beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to...

Beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to be happy. Ben Franklin


Early on in my marriage I had to play the ''Honey what do you think about buying this?'' game but after so many years...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,113
Posted By Carl Childers
Cool2 Sunny and 60 degrees! About 25 above the norm,...

Sunny and 60 degrees! About 25 above the norm, wreaking havoc with our ski season but great riding weather.
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,241
Posted By Carl Childers
No real new tech here..........it's a Dyna...

No real new tech here..........it's a Dyna re-styled as an FLH. Dyna's have been around forever. Go get yourself one and enjoy it!
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Carl Childers
If you are a good: mechanic, fabricator and all...

If you are a good: mechanic, fabricator and all around tinkerer then these machines are for you. With enough time' patience and money nearly any vehicle can be made to survive an Alaska trip, what...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,908
Posted By Carl Childers
Shinko's are surprisingly good tires for the...

Shinko's are surprisingly good tires for the money. I run a 705 on the back of my DR for rock and hard pack terrain and have a set of Shinko radials on my hooligan bike that have survived 5 thousand...
Forum: Hacks 02-18-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 749,389
Posted By Carl Childers
I get more the impression apart than incomplete...

I get more the impression apart than incomplete but basket cases vary widely. The condition of the R90 motor alone is a great unknown, a quality valve job on those will set you back a quite a bit and...
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