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Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Wambo
Yeah, I thought so too!

Yeah, I thought so too!
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,107
Posted By Wambo
Can am Spyder vs Ural/any sidecar rig

For those that have ridden both, which gave you the biggest grins? This isn't about performance, reliability, or problems per say, but just what was the most fun. I've ridden a Ural, but a not Spyder...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,938
Posted By Wambo
Very interesting. Looks like fun!

Very interesting. Looks like fun!
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 299,687
Posted By Wambo
Also super cute!

Also super cute!
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 299,687
Posted By Wambo
Those pictures are awesome!

Those pictures are awesome!
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,214
Posted By Wambo
Thanks! I had contacted them and they did...

Thanks! I had contacted them and they did recommend the M72D. Still will be expensive but should be awesome.
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,214
Posted By Wambo
Did you do much modification to the Scrambler...

Did you do much modification to the Scrambler itself, or was it just attaching it to the sidecar was all? Kinda thinking about maybe doing it to my Bonneville SE.
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
This sounds AWESOME!!! It's been far too long...

This sounds AWESOME!!! It's been far too long since my sidecar class in '07 and to me, this would be an all out blast!
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,275
Posted By Wambo
I'm curious on how you are feeling about your...

I'm curious on how you are feeling about your original post. Have you had any resolution yet regarding your question? It is not an invalid question so I want to know.
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wambo
What did you end up doing about your final drive?...

What did you end up doing about your final drive? That totally sucks and if it is your ride home, even much more so!
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wambo
Good advice, man. In some ways compared to the...

Good advice, man. In some ways compared to the other rigs, the Ural is a bit easier. I know, because I tried the 3-wheeler with the VW rear end and it sucked in comparison for me. The fact that they...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wambo
Wow, that is really sad about the kid with the...

Wow, that is really sad about the kid with the Royal Enfield! I also thought they had those bikes pretty sorted out by now.
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
I think you're pushing the envelope on this a...

I think you're pushing the envelope on this a bit. There aren't any other manufactures that I know of offering a sidecar rig with 2 wheel drive, and at this price point. I would compare the single...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
I recall from his blog that he visited Raceway in...

I recall from his blog that he visited Raceway in Salem, OR. Everyone I have read about who has dealt with them indicates that they are great to deal with. I have been down to their business twice...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
Plus 1 on the tubed tires! But that's just...

Plus 1 on the tubed tires! But that's just me...:lol3
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
$2000 for a sidecar for a Triumph? Man I wish!...

$2000 for a sidecar for a Triumph? Man I wish! The sidecar that was recommended for my Bonneville started at a bit over $5000 (http://www.dmcsidecars.com/sidecars/m72d/). If you look at the closest...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By Wambo
Is that Ural the '05 Tourist in black? I took...

Is that Ural the '05 Tourist in black? I took that class in '07 and had a great time! Of course I picked the Ural to see if I would get one someday. Still working on that....
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 394,698
Posted By Wambo
Other than the price on a new Ural, it has the...

Other than the price on a new Ural, it has the same appeal of a vintage Brit bikes. Those guys know what an adventure is if you are more than 10 miles from home without a support vehicle:lol3:! But...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 254,909
Posted By Wambo
Those soft lowers seem like a good idea-Where did...

Those soft lowers seem like a good idea-Where did you get them? How does it effect your MPG?

Love the looks of the bike! I had a chance to sit on one last week and loved the seat and overall...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,332
Posted By Wambo
Wings are awesome. I had a chance to rent one...

Wings are awesome. I had a chance to rent one this summer and really enjoyed it. It was a bit disconcerning at first in tight corners since it falls in easy for being so massive that I thought I was...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,383
Posted By Wambo
I would recommend trying to ride the R1200R...

I would recommend trying to ride the R1200R yourself. It more of an individual taste thing when it comes to it. My prespective is from riding both back to back on two separate days (two times for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 201,506
Posted By Wambo
Looks much better with the new lids.:thumb

Looks much better with the new lids.:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 201,506
Posted By Wambo
Thanks!:thumb Those LED lights sound awesome!

Thanks!:thumb Those LED lights sound awesome!
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 275,298
Posted By Wambo
So, how do you like it compared to the Sprint?...

So, how do you like it compared to the Sprint? Does the ST have as much heat issues as the Sprint? I've ridden a few Sprints but not an ST-Yet! It's on my short list of bike to try and maybe own.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 201,506
Posted By Wambo
I was lucky enough to test ride one a few weeks...

I was lucky enough to test ride one a few weeks ago and was totally suprised on how good a bike it is. My only concern is, how good is the headlight for night riding?
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By Wambo
No offense but why? I think Ducati made a mistake...

No offense but why? I think Ducati made a mistake in stopping production of that bike. It is one of the best sport touring bikes I've ever ridden. If it is because of the maintenance costs and you...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,507
Posted By Wambo
They are a great bike! I've ridden my riding...

They are a great bike! I've ridden my riding buddy and his wife's matching red ones many miles, and it's just great fun! Things to mod are the bars, screen and seat. The more you try to mod the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,585
Posted By Wambo
Thanks guys, for the info so far. I really...

Thanks guys, for the info so far. I really appreciate the links as well. Since I frequent this site so much and it has such a diverse group of riders, I figured SOMEBODY had gone through this before...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,585
Posted By Wambo
ST1300 vs GL1800-Anyone ridden both?

Actually, I posted this question in the "Think I'm gonna buy a GL1800" thread since a poster queried comparing the R1200RT to the Goldwing, but got no takers. Serves me right for trying to hijack a...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,755
Posted By Wambo
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,755
Posted By Wambo
Looks are always in the eye of the beholder. I'm...

Looks are always in the eye of the beholder. I'm a function kind of guy. I hope it has better wind protection than before, and most importantly, a much improved headlight. The V-strom headlights...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,574
Posted By Wambo
Interesting question comparing the R1200RT and...

Interesting question comparing the R1200RT and Goldwing. Here's a question that's similar but Japanese to Japanese. How about the ST1300 to the Goldwing? This is more along the lines of what I want...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,056
Posted By Wambo
I guess we'll find out soon enough which is...

I guess we'll find out soon enough which is correct, 8 gal or 20 l (approx. 5.3 gal). In either case, I hope the fuel economy is better than alot of the 1050's. My old 955 Tiger (and a friend's 955...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By Wambo
8 year old bike with 40k? I don't see the...

8 year old bike with 40k? I don't see the problem. That is low mileage, 5,000 a year. I put 10,000-15,000 a year on my bikes. I had a 955 Tiger and that engine is awesome. A friend of mine had an '02...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,062
Posted By Wambo
:rofl He might be on to something there... ...

:rofl
He might be on to something there...

Seriously Uncle Larry, very cool that you have had such a great time with your bike. Maybe I sold mine way too soon....
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,279
Posted By Wambo
Yes, I found the rear brake sensitive also, but...

Yes, I found the rear brake sensitive also, but after the first few times sliding sideways, you learn to lead with the front brake in a progessive squeeze and applying the back carefully. Even though...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,474
Posted By Wambo
Nice Shots there!!

Nice Shots there!!
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,421
Posted By Wambo
Even with all of the mods I would do it I was...

Even with all of the mods I would do it I was considering one for a touring setup, you should be able to strip her down to mostly naked in no time if you don't feel like doing the distance on most...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,421
Posted By Wambo
I think it would be a good bike to make into a...

I think it would be a good bike to make into a tourer. I think for me, a good windscreen would be the most important feature. I wonder if you can adapt the big aftermarket screens for the Uly, if you...
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 27,307
Posted By Wambo
Don't forget a ride report! And with updates!:evil

Don't forget a ride report! And with updates!:evil
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