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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
I've decided to pursue other interests, so my XL...

I've decided to pursue other interests, so my XL is up for sale. It's a nice bike for it's age, and I think it's priced reasonably.

If you're interested, check it out here...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Nah, man -- I know what I was getting into when I...

Nah, man -- I know what I was getting into when I bought the bike! It's exactly as advertised. I have no bad feelings about buying it at all.

It turns out that I'm just a bit of a pussy some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
I'm tellin' you... one more episode of this bike...

I'm tellin' you... one more episode of this bike refusing to restart when warm and this bike is going to be finding a new owner. I'm too old for this shit.


(Yes, I know the tricks.)
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Lubricated, yes. Adjusted, probably. The...

Lubricated, yes. Adjusted, probably.

The everything snaps back into place quickly, but the RPM stays high.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Question: My '83 XL takes a while to return...

Question:

My '83 XL takes a while to return to the correct idle speed after I get off the throttle. It stays high for a few seconds, then drops down to the lopey idle. The high idle is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Quick repost: Anyone know of a spray...

Quick repost:


Anyone know of a spray paint that matches the red Honda plastics?
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
It's in pretty good shape, actually. There was...

It's in pretty good shape, actually. There was some oxidization on it, but about 2 minutes with some steel wool took most of it off. It could use a few more passes with a smaller grit, but it's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Matching spray paint?

Quickie --

Is there a spray-bomb red that is fairly close to matching the factory red on my 83's plastics? I picked up a good fender, but it's orange. One of the Krylon Fusion colors, maybe?

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Awesome. Thanks for the feedback everyone. I'll...

Awesome. Thanks for the feedback everyone. I'll give 'er another go this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Cool, thanks. Looks like I'm on the right track,...

Cool, thanks. Looks like I'm on the right track, just need to keep fiddling. I was trying to do it with the throttle tube still on the bars... guess it would be easier if I took it off first.

It...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Hey, all -- Any tricks to re-assembling the...

Hey, all --

Any tricks to re-assembling the throttle cables back into their rightful spots back on the throttle tube? I took it apart to lube the cables, but I can't get everything back together....
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,721
Posted By MeanDrLily
Get new drugs. The doc should know of what...

Get new drugs.

The doc should know of what will provide similar pain relief but keep away some of the fog.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12,779
Views: 1,192,423
Posted By MeanDrLily
Two questions from a noob

Hey, y'all --

Just took home a new-to-me 1983 XL600R last weekend. I haven't had the chance to ride it much, as it's missing the air cleaner (one is on order). But in the few miles I've put on (I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 56,989
Posted By MeanDrLily
Here's something to try on that head stud: ...

Here's something to try on that head stud:

Put two nuts on there, and tighten one against the other as tight as you can. Then, you should be able to put a wrench on the one closest to the head...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 165,416
Posted By MeanDrLily
Chevy 350 V8 :wink:

Chevy 350 V8

:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By MeanDrLily
New to DSing -- what bikes to look for?

Hey, all --

Long time ADV reader, but new to thinking about a true dual sport bike. I need help in coming up with a list of bikes to be on the lookout for.

I have some history with road...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,145
Posted By MeanDrLily
I love the Sportsters. I think they're a great...

I love the Sportsters. I think they're a great bike and highly overlooked.

That being said, for $2k more you can go from a XL1200C to a Dyna Superglide (FXD). The Dyna is a bit larger in all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,256
Posted By MeanDrLily
Awesome! For future reference... there's...

Awesome!

For future reference... there's little police activity north of Medford, but from Medford down through Owatonna there usually some patrols. For good reason, too -- that area has an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,256
Posted By MeanDrLily
Sweet! Can you share the route with us? Maybe on...

Sweet! Can you share the route with us? Maybe on google maps?

That does it... I'm definitely buying a KLR. Anyone have one for sale in MN in the $2-3k range?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,256
Posted By MeanDrLily
I figured as much. Thanks to everyone who...

I figured as much.

Thanks to everyone who provided feedback on my question. Much appreciated!
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,850
Posted By MeanDrLily
That's not entirely true. The margin on Buells...

That's not entirely true. The margin on Buells isn't nearly as high as on the H-D side. My guess is that he probably has well over $8500 into the bike.

But still... I'm with you. I'd rather loose...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 16,256
Posted By MeanDrLily
Do y'all know if folks get bent out of shape if...

Do y'all know if folks get bent out of shape if you take a KLR out on the ATV trails in MN? There are a lot more ATV trails than OHM (off-highway motorcycle) trails.

As seen here:...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,850
Posted By MeanDrLily
In general I haven't seen prices (new or used)...

In general I haven't seen prices (new or used) drop as much as I'd expect in the MN area. My thought is that winter is always very slow for sales, so it's difficult to tell how much of an impact the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,722
Posted By MeanDrLily
The S pegs will fit on the 1125R, which make it a...

The S pegs will fit on the 1125R, which make it a tad more comfortable... but even stock it's a comfy sportbike. Risers would make that even better, but I'm not sure they'd be necessary.

The...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By MeanDrLily
You know... I could probably remove those...

You know... I could probably remove those headlights and mount a couple of 4" lights in there, and it wouldn't look too bad. Especially if I mounted the headlight guard in front of it.

Of course,...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By MeanDrLily
Alternative fairing for a Caponord?

Hey, all --

I'm looking at picking up an '03 Caponord that was dropped hard enough to bust up the front fairing, windscreen and headlight. A quick scan of prices online shows that replacing those...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,799
Posted By MeanDrLily
Some of you guys have wacky theories. H-D...

Some of you guys have wacky theories.

H-D sales are doing well in Europe, but unlike in the USA, cruiser sales will only get you so far. If you want to be a player in the EU, you need to be in...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By MeanDrLily
I can't blame H-D for not selling it here. I...

I can't blame H-D for not selling it here. I think that every single H-D model that had any sort of sporting intentions has sold miserably:

XLCR
XL 1200S (is that the right name?)
XL 883R
FXDX...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By MeanDrLily
I voted for gloss black, but I think satin would...

I voted for gloss black, but I think satin would be fine. Good choice on not going for flat, as that would just look dirty on the wheels. I'd recommend a red stripe around the outside of the wheel,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By MeanDrLily
More pic's please! I'd like to see what you did...

More pic's please! I'd like to see what you did with the front end.
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,082
Posted By MeanDrLily
LOL -- unless they ride bastardized adventure...

LOL -- unless they ride bastardized adventure bikes!
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,082
Posted By MeanDrLily
This gives me an erection. Where can I find...

This gives me an erection.

Where can I find more info about the build?
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,935
Posted By MeanDrLily
Ducati Streetfighter threadfest.

Any idea what this is all about?

On their website (http://www.ducati.com/), there's a preview of an upcoming announcement for "Streetfighter" on 11/3 at 7pm GST.


Spoilers?
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,405
Posted By MeanDrLily
The tendency for Buells to stand up in corners...

The tendency for Buells to stand up in corners under braking (more than some other bikes) is due to the aggressive suspension geometry. It can been significantly reduced by adjusting the suspension....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By MeanDrLily
What about a Buell Ulysses? Won't be great...

What about a Buell Ulysses?

Won't be great off-road, but if you're just doing gravel you'll be fine.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By MeanDrLily
Why is it that Hondas always look great in red,...

Why is it that Hondas always look great in red, white & blue?
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,239
Posted By MeanDrLily
If he's considering the Buell Uly, have him check...

If he's considering the Buell Uly, have him check out the XB9SX "CityX" as well. It's a little bit of a smaller bike, but I think that the 9's motor is the unsung hero of the Buell lineup when it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By MeanDrLily
After trying a few big-displacement inline-fours...

After trying a few big-displacement inline-fours (ZRX, Triumph Trophy), I've decided to look again at big trailies. I'd rather drive a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow.

Tomorrow I'm looking...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,008
Posted By MeanDrLily
Noggin, I'm sorry you had a bad experience, but...

Noggin, I'm sorry you had a bad experience, but go piss in someone else's Cheerios.


I'm not sure how tall you are, but if you're a short guy go for the Xb12Scg. Awesome bike, but the ergos only...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By MeanDrLily
Update on the story... I'm checking out two...

Update on the story...

I'm checking out two bikes tomorrow: a '98 Speed Triple and a '99 Ducati M900 Chromo. Both seem to get rather high marks on the forums. Anyone have any direct comparison...
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