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Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 248
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Posted By rtwdoug
Hey Rob Sorry I missed you, I saw your bike...

Hey Rob
Sorry I missed you, I saw your bike with the adv stickers, and since it was a bmw, and I didn't have an empty Starbucks cup, I figured a fancy lad such as yourself could use a little grey...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
Snitches get stitches.

Snitches get stitches.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
I wasn't able to hone my rod bushings last nite,...

I wasn't able to hone my rod bushings last nite, to fit the new pin. So today I'm riding a borrowed bike, along behind the pack.
Of course it's my favorite brand.

Hahaha
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
I stayed up til 3 am whittling a new crank pin...

I stayed up til 3 am whittling a new crank pin out of wood, but when I tried threading the ends, it just splintered. It's hard to find good wood on the plains.

I found a crankpin, and hope to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
a couple videos ...

a couple videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E_tn_jx8XQ&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dx-tAdc1e5M#t=21
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
Back on the road, 2 steps ahead of the sweep...

Back on the road, 2 steps ahead of the sweep truck, its like crossing the desert with a vulture circling.

I'm still moving!

I started to notice a new vibration, but when I looked the bike over,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
day 3, columbus ga to chattanooga tn today...

day 3, columbus ga to chattanooga tn

today started out ok, but rapidly went downhill.

the motor was cutting out, seemed to be a cylinder fouling or something.
I pulled the plugs, removed the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
day 2, lake city fla to columbus ga flood...

day 2, lake city fla to columbus ga

flood warnings greeted us this morning. it was comin down like a cow pissin on a flat rock.
they said for us to load up & drive to albany, ga, then unload &...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
I should be back on the road tonite. Sorry for...

I should be back on the road tonite. Sorry for the delayed updates, but I hope to get some time soon

Thanks, Doug
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
I made all my miles today, but got in late. It...

I made all my miles today, but got in late. It was a rough day. Lotsa little problems. nothing that couldn't be fixed with tape, hardware, zip ties, loctite and a chunk of wood tho!

I left my...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
Just so you know, I started a ride report, so...

Just so you know, I started a ride report, so feel free to post pics n stuff there
Today wasn't the day from hell, but it was close.
Hahaha
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
I forgot to add this pic. Sean's girlfriend made...

I forgot to add this pic. Sean's girlfriend made him this shirt.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-09/20140904_090504_zpseq9xljhd.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
2 of my trusty crew, EldoMike, truck driver ...

2 of my trusty crew, EldoMike, truck driver
(yes, Im actually taking a chase truck on this one) And Grigoriy, who made my seat & bags on most of the bikes I have built over the last several years...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 47,280
Posted By rtwdoug
Cannonball 3, Daytona to Tacoma on a '29 Harley

Today started the 3rd edition of the cannonball, this year its Daytona Beach to Tacoma.
(I also did the last one on a '28 Indian)

Anyhow, this bike is a '29 Harley JD model, 1200cc, 'slightly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 455,164
Posted By rtwdoug
damn, I wish it was closer! ok, Im only 40?...

damn, I wish it was closer!

ok, Im only 40? miles away. but as Im in 'mad cannonball dash' to get everything ready to head to daytona. I just dont have time to go get it.

:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
it is rather complicated. let me help ...

it is rather complicated.

let me help

do you see the little arrow that dances around on the screen when you move the little hand held device with the wire coming out of it?
(computer nerds...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
I'll have my spot tracker on. ...

I'll have my spot tracker on.

https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=2e1b4de3265776584
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
I havent even gotten my Magadan/Road of Bones tat...

I havent even gotten my Magadan/Road of Bones tat yet.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
the actual routes arent even known to us until...

the actual routes arent even known to us until the night before each leg.
all they really post online is the overnite stops, & planned lunches

You would think they could figure out how to cross...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
yep, for sure! in Frisco, we had a shitload of...

yep, for sure! in Frisco, we had a shitload of people riding among us from the golden gate bridge to the finish. It was a bit nerve racking, especially this one fat chick that couldnt ride, & was...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
Just got my new bags in, from my friend Grigoriy...

Just got my new bags in, from my friend Grigoriy at Bad&G customs.
He does such awesome work, but then anyone who has been reading this dumb thread for long already knows that. Hes done seats/bags...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,085
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Posted By rtwdoug
sorry, I didnt even get a picture of it. I'm...

sorry, I didnt even get a picture of it. I'm waiting to find a 16. or a 17 export model, which is basically the same bike, they were just using up leftover parts to send to the furriners.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
that tank is toast. you should just save yourself...

that tank is toast. you should just save yourself the misery of trying to put it back together & sell it to me.


I found a pretty nice running '18 powerplus last week, but Im going to wait until...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 918,629
Posted By rtwdoug
I was checking various electrical connections, &...

I was checking various electrical connections, & a friend who knows more about these modern bikes than me suggested the plug caps. I wrapped em in tape, and now it seems to run fine.

So Im not...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
Got my new aircleaner for the JD, this holds a...

Got my new aircleaner for the JD, this holds a K&N filter, which I hear works good as a fire retention device.

Landstrom's foundry in ND made it for me. I have one on my shovel also, but he had to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
Yep, that bike is still in BG, I took it on a few...

Yep, that bike is still in BG, I took it on a few short trips last year, I really like riding it.
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 918,629
Posted By rtwdoug
the tank is full of gas, but I did fire it up,...

the tank is full of gas, but I did fire it up, and when it started to die, I feathered the throttle & got it up to 3-3500rpm. as long as I kept it there or above, it seemed to run fine, but if I let...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,290
Views: 918,629
Posted By rtwdoug
Howdy Guys A few months ago I got a 93 TDM,...

Howdy Guys

A few months ago I got a 93 TDM, My girlfriend is gonna ride it & follow along on the cannonball in a couple weeks (I'll be on a 29 Harley)

I toured europe on a TDM for a couple...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
its still on the lift, I've found & replaced most...

its still on the lift, I've found & replaced most of the rusty bits with original non rusty bits, but sort of lost interest in it. Other bikes have kept me busy, and Im just bad about putting things...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
I know alot of assholes also.

I know alot of assholes also.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,085
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Posted By rtwdoug
Lonnie, the organizer of the Cannonball lives in...

Lonnie, the organizer of the Cannonball lives in Sturgis, SD. He needed to get the CBall sweep truck & trailer from his place to daytona.
He was willing to pay travel expenses, so I figured What The...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-16-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 455,164
Posted By rtwdoug
I ordered 2 small far stingwishers from amazon 3...

I ordered 2 small far stingwishers from amazon 3 days ago. I'll be ready! :evil

I'd love an asscot, but they seem more labor intensive than my old harley.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 455,164
Posted By rtwdoug
yes, of course. I wasnt talking about you.

yes, of course. I wasnt talking about you.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-15-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 455,164
Posted By rtwdoug
theres been a few times when Ive shown up at the...

theres been a few times when Ive shown up at the same time as some fucktard to buy a bike, & its turned into an on site auction.

Also, if someone posts something really good on CL, I'll often...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
:lol3 Fuck You Harry Tanks are in route...

:lol3

Fuck You Harry

Tanks are in route back to me with fresh paint. I will be home from sturgis later today, after I dig thru a barn full of old HD parts
:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
I already have a Dusty in my old flame pile Of...

I already have a Dusty in my old flame pile
Of course that was her 'dancer' name
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 130,355
Posted By rtwdoug
Jeez, thats SO tempting!

Jeez, thats SO tempting!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 854,437
Posted By rtwdoug
sorry, tanks are back at the painter. I didnt...

sorry, tanks are back at the painter. I didnt spend all that time & money to ride a burnt bike.

I have enough bikes that are 'cosmetically challenged'
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-29-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 130,355
Posted By rtwdoug
the chicks from ABBA?

the chicks from ABBA?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,222
Posted By rtwdoug
you ruined the patina, David :lol3

you ruined the patina, David

:lol3
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