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Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 325,357
Posted By speedysheep
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/speedysheep...

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/speedysheep/IMG_0700.jpg

My WBBB on the right and my brother's Hennessey on the left, at the newly reopened Two Wheels of Suches. I was at the limit of my...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 325,357
Posted By speedysheep
http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?...

http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=51787
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,657
Posted By speedysheep
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/526183_...

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/526183_4660512395966_1621568087_n.jpg

Secured with wingnuts, for some quick release action.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 93,340
Posted By speedysheep
It has nothing to do with sorting. They're all...

It has nothing to do with sorting. They're all gone but the last one I loaded.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-11-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 93,340
Posted By speedysheep
Disappearing Waypoints

I have an issue with my 78. Whenever I load new waypoints or tracks in Basecamp, waypoints and tracks that were already on the unit seem to disappear. I can still see them in basecamp, but not on...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 325,357
Posted By speedysheep
If you hang 'em high enough.

If you hang 'em high enough.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,600
Posted By speedysheep
The regular whisperlite burns gasoline just fine....

The regular whisperlite burns gasoline just fine. Used it in mine for years. The international also lets you burn kerosene.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,077
Posted By speedysheep
Sargent makes a nice seat for the SV1000. We put...

Sargent makes a nice seat for the SV1000. We put one on my wife's bike and she loves it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,208
Posted By speedysheep
Actually I think the deflation trick was for a...

Actually I think the deflation trick was for a different bike. It's been a few years since I sold my Concours.
The trick on the Connie was to drop the mufflers. Two bolts apiece and they pop right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 26,208
Posted By speedysheep
No need to trim the fender, just deflate the tire...

No need to trim the fender, just deflate the tire when you take the wheel on and off. It'll clear the fender without too much trouble. You can also put a board under the centerstand if you want a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 31,220
Views: 7,572,651
Posted By speedysheep
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/speedysheep...

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d106/speedysheep/killyboy_1.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,223
Posted By speedysheep
ADV and google. Haven't been able to turn any up.

ADV and google. Haven't been able to turn any up.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,223
Posted By speedysheep
Do you know anyone who has hacked a girlie tiger?...

Do you know anyone who has hacked a girlie tiger? I've got a 955 that I'd like to put a ural chair on.
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By speedysheep
M72D near Indy

I'm thinking of building an outfit using a DL650 and an M72D sidecar from Dauntless. Does anyone have an M72 near Indianapolis I can check out? I'd like to see one in person before writing the...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,894
Posted By speedysheep
Honestly, I always know what gear I'm in, don't...

Honestly, I always know what gear I'm in, don't have to think about it much.

I grade upcoming curves by the required gear. This looks like a second gear curve, a third gear curve, etc. That's...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,894
Posted By speedysheep
In the twisties I always know what gear I'm in,...

In the twisties I always know what gear I'm in, not sure why you'd need a gear indicator to tell you that.
Doesn't matter to me, just never understood the purpose of the things.
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,645,894
Posted By speedysheep
Don't you know what gear you're in by what RPM...

Don't you know what gear you're in by what RPM the engine's turning? One glance at the tach will tell you if you're in top gear w/ or w/o the gear indicator.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8,678
Views: 1,745,512
Posted By speedysheep
I ride a 955 Tiger, wife has a nekkid Suzuki...

I ride a 955 Tiger, wife has a nekkid Suzuki SV1000.
I rode the Tiger to the liquor store one night to pick up a little cold beer. A guy in the parking lot leans out of his truck "That's some bike...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,339
Posted By speedysheep
I put 110,000 miles on a '91 VX800 and my brother...

I put 110,000 miles on a '91 VX800 and my brother put ~60,000 on a '91 Nighthawk 750. We rode many thousands of miles together. I subsequently bought the Nighthawk off of him and my son rode it for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 107,184
Posted By speedysheep
Nice VX!

Whose VX800?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By speedysheep
Help identifying an Indian

http://64.127.136.147/mike/Motorcycle/CEH_Indian/CEH_Indian_Web.jpg

This is the only picture I have of my late father with his motorcycle. It was taken in the mid-50's. He sold it when he got...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By speedysheep
Aerostich

Sounds like this (http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Crossbar-Map-Case-p-16417.html) or this (http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Barpack-p-16195.html).
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 271,265
Posted By speedysheep
http://64.127.136.147/mike/Motorcycle/Michigan_200...

http://64.127.136.147/mike/Motorcycle/Michigan_2008/CIMG2371.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 271,265
Posted By speedysheep
http://64.127.136.147/mike/Motorcycle/Michigan_200...

http://64.127.136.147/mike/Motorcycle/Michigan_2008/CIMG2362.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By speedysheep
I had this happen to me at rush hour on I-70 just...

I had this happen to me at rush hour on I-70 just West of Indianapolis. Big white suburban in the far left lane just stops and starts backing up right at me. I've got cars right behind me doing 70+...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,784
Posted By speedysheep
Hey, that's my loop! I prefer to come back on 45...

Hey, that's my loop! I prefer to come back on 45 from Bloomington to Bean Blossom though. There are some back roads you can use to avoid the traffic in Bloomington.

I also like the road from...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By speedysheep
D607

I ran a set of D607's on my Tiger last year. They were difficult to mount, handled poorly on pavement, gravel, and dirt, and they didn't last very long. Other than that they were great.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,202
Posted By speedysheep
Did you get that Givi rack on yet?

Did you get that Givi rack on yet?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 748,327
Posted By speedysheep
http://209.131.193.147/mike/Motorcycle/VX800/WI_Ra...

http://209.131.193.147/mike/Motorcycle/VX800/WI_Rally/IMAGES/_DSC8445.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,735
Posted By speedysheep
Hi Rick! :wave

Hi Rick! :wave
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,735
Posted By speedysheep
Thumb I put 110,000 miles on mine, several thousand of...

I put 110,000 miles on mine, several thousand of that with a sidecar. I never had a problem beyond normal maintenance and wear items. The top end finally gave up the ghost (worn rocker arms) and I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,774
Posted By speedysheep
I don't own one ... I own two. The nekkid one is...

I don't own one ... I own two. The nekkid one is my wifes and the faired version is mine. We've put a little over 30,000 miles on the pair, more than 25,000 of which is on mine.
The SV is a great...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By speedysheep
Motorcycle Tie Bar

Thinking about ordering one of these http://motorcycletiebar.com/ for transporting a couple bikes in the back of my truck. Anybody else use them?
Forum: Trip Planning 12-01-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,172
Posted By speedysheep
The RT's not mine, it belongs to a friend of...

The RT's not mine, it belongs to a friend of mine. I wouldn't bet against him getting it out there in some pretty rough conditions. We've started calling it the 650 pound dirt bike.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-01-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,172
Posted By speedysheep
BTDT. Awesome place. ...

BTDT. Awesome place.
http://209.131.193.147/mike/Motorcycle/Toroweap/_DSC6499.jpg

http://209.131.193.147/mike/Motorcycle/Toroweap/_DSC6496.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,431,526
Posted By speedysheep
Question How well do Tigers work as firewood?

http://209.131.193.147/mike/Motorcycle/VX800/WI_Rally/IMAGES/_DSC8445.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By speedysheep
It's a standard 530 chain, you should be able to...

It's a standard 530 chain, you should be able to get it just about anywhere. Good luck on a Sunday though ...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By speedysheep
I've got a stock handlebar he can have. Not much...

I've got a stock handlebar he can have. Not much other inventory I'm afraid.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,788
Posted By speedysheep
So take it off. In hot weather the one-piece...

So take it off. In hot weather the one-piece 'stich is off 10 seconds after I get off the bike and I'm walking around in shorts. Much nicer than walking around in riding pants. :D
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,310
Posted By speedysheep
I put about 90,000 miles on a Concours and have...

I put about 90,000 miles on a Concours and have since moved on to a Tiger. I've also got a 650 Strom in the garage, and have put a few miles on my brother's DL1000.
There's a night and day...
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