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Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,557
Posted By twowheeledfish
My 2005 R1200GS was clearly a beta-bike and it...

My 2005 R1200GS was clearly a beta-bike and it spent too many days being repaired at the dealer. Blown shocks, lost a clutch and a clutch slave cylinder, the cam position sensor croaked, it cracked...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 26,817
Posted By twowheeledfish
The Fat Bob's pegs will eventually touch down,...

The Fat Bob's pegs will eventually touch down, but your boot heels will provide warning first! :D The screaming eagle pipes will scrape too.... lol. Ask how I know. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 28,770
Posted By twowheeledfish
Definitely my '81 Yamaha Exciter 250, known by my...

Definitely my '81 Yamaha Exciter 250, known by my friends as either "the red hornet" or "the pizza bike". That bike escorted me through 6 years of college and it taught countless friends how to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 45,123
Posted By twowheeledfish
Come on... I'm all for being open minded, but...

Come on... I'm all for being open minded, but this bike doesn't need to be ridden to know that its heavy, the brakes will fade and the engine doesn't make any power. If Honda had just got the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,756
Posted By twowheeledfish
This was a concept bike that debuted at the WSB...

This was a concept bike that debuted at the WSB races at Laguna Seca in 2001 or 2002...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,678
Posted By twowheeledfish
Ray Wylie Hubbard! :clap Very much cooler than...

Ray Wylie Hubbard! :clap Very much cooler than hell!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,005
Posted By twowheeledfish
Nice. I noticed the Dec09 issue of American Iron...

Nice. I noticed the Dec09 issue of American Iron has a HF coupon for 20% off too.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,678
Posted By twowheeledfish
I think technically that red is a faster color...

I think technically that red is a faster color than black, we may have to check with the judges though....
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,678
Posted By twowheeledfish
Yeah, I think I read that the stocker weighs 26...

Yeah, I think I read that the stocker weighs 26 lbs. Crazy, eh? Enjoy the bike. I'm sure getting a kick outta mine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,678
Posted By twowheeledfish
What's the dyno look like with that pipe? I've...

What's the dyno look like with that pipe? I've been having a difficult time finding an aftermarket can for the 1125 that doesn't sacrifice a big chunk of torque in the midrange.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,678
Posted By twowheeledfish
'08 1125r

I rode the girlfriend's bike to the local HD shop last Saturday to pick up a new MAP sensor for my Fat Bob and ended up riding home on this.....LOL
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,120
Posted By twowheeledfish
Nice! But what did you expect from Marysville?

Nice! But what did you expect from Marysville?
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,208
Posted By twowheeledfish
Fixed. :D

Fixed. :D
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By twowheeledfish
Ooooooooo... Swanky!

Ooooooooo... Swanky!
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,208
Posted By twowheeledfish
Wow, Harley's don't need valve adjustments? And...

Wow, Harley's don't need valve adjustments? And all this time I thought I bought mine for the image.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,181
Posted By twowheeledfish
+3 or 4.... what's the count again? I came...

+3 or 4.... what's the count again?

I came off a GSXR, then a R1200GS to recount the last few years (of 20) of my motorcycling career.... bought a Fat Bob in fall '07. 12,000 miles and counting.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 48,329
Posted By twowheeledfish
Bmw

A 2005 BMW R1200GS..... hands effing down worst POS bike ever. It was an early-release model before they worked out the bugs (I assume). Never again.
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By twowheeledfish
Rhino - I used a semi-flat on my...

Rhino -

I used a semi-flat on my sprocket... taped the edge and blacked out the center. Something similar might look good on the wheels. I'd finish the job off by taking the painted wheels to a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,469
Posted By twowheeledfish
Hmmm.... 2000 SV650 - OK (6 of 10 glowing...

Hmmm....

2000 SV650 - OK (6 of 10 glowing monkeys)

2001 GSX-R1000 - Stock OK (7 of 10), w/aftermarket bulbs (8 of 10) great!

2005 BMW R1200GS - Worst crap headlamps ever on a motorcycle (3...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
Interesting that you mention this because the...

Interesting that you mention this because the last time I rode SR32 I passed a GS in the twisties on my FX near Butte Meadows. It was a yellow 1200 ridden by an older gentleman. We spoke for a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
Honestly, who cares what cops ride? Unless...

Honestly, who cares what cops ride? Unless you're a cop... then I'd care a great deal. Or did I miss this statement as serving the entire basis of your erroneous claim?

p.s. In case you haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
You sir, ride an ugly horse.

Using this mode of thought, I guess a can opener could be beautiful, right? Because its functional. And also using this mode of thought, some can openers are also outmoded technology, eh? But...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
True, so true. Unfortunately, my experience with...

True, so true. Unfortunately, my experience with BMW was rather lackluster and they won't get a second chance for that first impression. How ironic though that the brand most notorious in recent...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
:nod

:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,031
Posted By twowheeledfish
Alright, I'll bite. I've owned a 1200gs and I...

Alright, I'll bite. I've owned a 1200gs and I currently own a Harley. Let's do a comparison of reliability of both bikes:

2008 Harley Fat Bob - owned one year this week
- 10,557 miles
-...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,154
Posted By twowheeledfish
The answer seems so simple to me. Avoid servo...

The answer seems so simple to me. Avoid servo brakes. And get a Harley!
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,889
Posted By twowheeledfish
+1 on FI. I can't say I'd ever go back. Kinda...

+1 on FI. I can't say I'd ever go back. Kinda like points n' condensers... or hot tubes for that matter. We'll look back someday in the future and laugh at FI too!
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By twowheeledfish
That's a fine looking bike, partner....

That's a fine looking bike, partner....
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 581,988
Posted By twowheeledfish
Vrooom! ...

Vrooom!

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e208/twowheeledfish/photo3.jpg
Forum: Face plant 03-27-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,241
Posted By twowheeledfish
Yep

I remember the baja episode... I was eight at the time. The little yellow towel covering your parts was a nice touch. Ole! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,616
Posted By twowheeledfish
Dogtired, nice job in capturing my thoughts on...

Dogtired, nice job in capturing my thoughts on the aesthetic aspects of this bike. And I don't care how bad it rides, I'd put it in my front room and drool.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,561
Posted By twowheeledfish
My '08 totally sucks. Don't get one. :lol3

My '08 totally sucks. Don't get one. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,328
Posted By twowheeledfish
Yeah, I've noticed this! Lol.... but seriously,...

Yeah, I've noticed this! Lol.... but seriously, what did you use on the aluminum? Mothers? HarleyBrite? Chicken grease?
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,450
Posted By twowheeledfish
Well man, ride both and flip a coin... well,...

Well man, ride both and flip a coin... well, maybe not. Something to think about though, would you have been so cold on a Street Glide with all that wind protection?
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,328
Posted By twowheeledfish
Guilty as charged! Just put a chrome brake pad...

Guilty as charged! Just put a chrome brake pad on this evening. Like that was necessary... :huh

...lures are generally shiny, right?
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,328
Posted By twowheeledfish
Yeah, but twinrider and I are talking him out of...

Yeah, but twinrider and I are talking him out of it. Don't get yer panties in a bunch. Anyway, dear OP... BMW makes ugly bikes that handle well. Harley makes pretty bikes that take lots of skill...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,450
Posted By twowheeledfish
Ha ha! Ya did it! Good on ya. Don't run your...

Ha ha! Ya did it! Good on ya. Don't run your preload on setting 1 unless you intend on touching those pretty new pipes on the tarmac. Don't ask how I know.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,450
Posted By twowheeledfish
That would be the Tri-Bar LED tail light from the...

That would be the Tri-Bar LED tail light from the MoCo. Part #69817-07.

It doesn't fit the fat bobs, so I went with this instead:
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,241
Posted By twowheeledfish
You obviously know nothing about Harleys or their...

You obviously know nothing about Harleys or their riders. The damned things run forever, so this is how we initiate a dealer trade-in. Plus, chicks dig scars. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,009
Posted By twowheeledfish
Yep, I agree. My HD has tubeless tires. Get a...

Yep, I agree. My HD has tubeless tires. Get a cast wheel for the back and leave the spokes up front. The chances are you'll get a flat on the rear and not the front. A cast rear will allow you to...
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