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Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,943
Posted By larrylarry75
"All it's glory. It's been fun so far but the...

"All it's glory. It's been fun so far but the three wheel lifestyle might not be for me."

A lot depends on what your expectations are. 3-wheelers are all about fun for the most part. The easiest...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By larrylarry75
Eh?

'Tis a luverly thing you're doing but POLO shirts? No T-shirts by chance? I'd be up for one in the orange accent if they were but my polo shirts-golf hat-jodhpurs days have flown...Perhaps a short...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By larrylarry75
Good idea

:clap Bingo! Call him, he'll give you a price over the phone.
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By larrylarry75
They've got a backlog but not bad, plus their...

They've got a backlog but not bad, plus their winter rates are in effect right now. After I talked to Craig about my '92 R100GS issues I decided they know airheads front to back; ergo mine's in there...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
One last thing

I mentioned I was going to see if I could repair the little plastic fuse box mounting clip after I finished the throw-out project so here's the report; it's really a very minor item and not worth...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
Happy ending...

I took a short ride of around 110 miles today and the clutch lever pulled in silky smooth the whole time. Thanks again to everyone for your helpful advice, the problem seems to be resolved.

Best,...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
So far so good. Yesterday afternoon I pulled the...

So far so good. Yesterday afternoon I pulled the throw-out assy and as expected it measured close to .30 mm, way too fat. I considered trying the sanding method to bring it into specs but decided to...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
Thanks for the encouragement Aldo, even though...

Thanks for the encouragement Aldo, even though this looks to be a bit sticky I'm looking forward to doing it. I'm expecting it will be more difficult on my rig due to the sidecar making access even...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
That's good info to know, I haven't had a chance...

That's good info to know, I haven't had a chance to work on it yet, seems that yard maintenance takes precedence around the old homestead...:2cry

Anyway I'm going to try it, thanks very much.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
Alright guys, once again much appreciation for...

Alright guys, once again much appreciation for all the advice and encouragement you've given. I'm going to confer with my local buds to see if any of them would like to supervise [drink beer] while I...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
Thanks for the input guys, sound's like you're...

Thanks for the input guys, sound's like you're all pretty much on the same page. Two things I might comment on:

1) I'm still waiting to hear what your thoughts are on the fact the problem doesn't...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By larrylarry75
Stiff clutch lever after a few miles

Hi People,

I recently acquired a '92 R100GS with a Ural hack showing 66K+ miles and need your input regarding this issue: The bike runs great, shifts nicely and all but after 30 miles or so the...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,058
Posted By larrylarry75
Hey Doug, whose windscreen is that in the 2nd...

Hey Doug, whose windscreen is that in the 2nd photo? I've got one of Parabellum's short touring shields on order but I don't think it has as much hand protection as your's. BTW your rigs are always...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By larrylarry75
Thanks guys, I'll do a bit of digging and see...

Thanks guys, I'll do a bit of digging and see what comes up.
LL75
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,058
Posted By larrylarry75
Do It!

I vote that you should do it; hacks are loads of fun even if your dog decides you're nuts [like mine!] and won't get near it. I've some experience with them, rode my 1st rig to Deadhorse and that was...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By larrylarry75
Question for electrical gurus

Guys,
Is there an easy way to determine if the electrical system has been upgraded to a higher output? According to the PO my new-to-me '92 Bumblebee has that mod but I don't know how to tell. Other...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 375,215
Posted By larrylarry75
electrical power upgrade?

Hi People,

I've just adopted a '92 Bumblebee and the PO said the power system had been upgraded for a higher capacity. How do you check for something like that? It has factory heated grips and...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,585
Posted By larrylarry75
You should have a T-shirt made that says "All...

You should have a T-shirt made that says "All KTMs are ORANGE regardless of color." Not original thinking, at one time you could buy T-shirts that said "All Ferrari's are RED regardless of color".
...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,768
Posted By larrylarry75
Jay installed a BMW wheel with disc brake on my...

Jay installed a BMW wheel with disc brake on my Sputnik and I like it. Period. The first time I found myself heading down a steep and deep gravel road I was grateful for the extra control it...
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By larrylarry75
HT racks for the Triumph

What's wrong with using the HT racks, will they interfere with the mounting hardware for the Triumph?
Just curious
LL75
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By larrylarry75
Doug! Man it's been ages, I'll send an email...

Doug!
Man it's been ages, I'll send an email via regular channels later today. Good to know you ain't ded!
LL75
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By larrylarry75
I'm not sure if Jay changed out the axle on mine...

I'm not sure if Jay changed out the axle on mine when he installed a bimmer wheel with disc brake. In any event reading this reminded me I've got the original Sputnik wheel stashed away in the barn....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,160
Posted By larrylarry75
MP3 500 versus GTS250

I've been waiting for someone to mention Piaggio's MP3 500 as one of the maxis but so far it's not happening. Maybe scooter riders don't regard it as a maxi-scooter because of the dual front wheels? ...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-04-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,730
Posted By larrylarry75
Possible fly & ride on this one? I rode it awhile...

Possible fly & ride on this one? I rode it awhile back - before the new Corbin saddle was installed - and it's really nice. I'd be jumping on it but that would mean I'd have to sell something and I'm...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By larrylarry75
Thanks for posting this man, I agree with you...

Thanks for posting this man, I agree with you that it looks like fun and I'd like to ride one just for the helluvit. It made me smile too and I'll bet there are plenty of others who think the same. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,362
Posted By larrylarry75
Laugh Har har harde har har!

Luved your write-up, sorry to see the negative responses but that's the risk you take when you step on someone's baby. I'd be willing to bet there are a ton of riders who'd like to take one out for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,335
Posted By larrylarry75
Add this to your check list: If you've never...

Add this to your check list: If you've never ridden one of these be aware they're top heavy and a lot of riders drop them first thing. [Even experienced riders] I think it's because the 3-wheel...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 482
Views: 81,740
Posted By larrylarry75
Hey Cat, I expect you already know about this but...

Hey Cat, I expect you already know about this but I'll mention it just the same. You can stop that windshield crack by drilling a small hole at the end of it. I've done this on several windshields...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,076
Posted By larrylarry75
Nice work, those puppies look like they'll...

Nice work, those puppies look like they'll outlast the rest of the scooter! When I was looking for panniers to fit my GTS250 I decided on a set of Ortlieb's Back-Roller Classics, the same ones a lot...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By larrylarry75
There's lots of good info already offered so I'll...

There's lots of good info already offered so I'll throw in mine too; why not weird-out and test ride Piaggio's MP3 series? They're tons of fun and both the 400 and 500 will easily haul yourself and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By larrylarry75
Got it that time, PM went through with all the...

Got it that time, PM went through with all the info. Good luck with your quest, I'm clear.

LL75
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By larrylarry75
I'm trying but my POS system is backed up for...

I'm trying but my POS system is backed up for some reason. I'll give it awhile and try again.

LL75
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By larrylarry75
After reading tons of owner's comments, reviews,...

After reading tons of owner's comments, reviews, and in particular this one guy's posts - http://www.kymcoforum.com/index.php?topic=554.0 I've decided to pass. Not that this wouldn't be a fair enough...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By larrylarry75
Thanks guys, I think I'm going to make him an...

Thanks guys, I think I'm going to make him an offer and see what happens. I'll be back.

LL75 :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By larrylarry75
Rescuing a 2007 Kymco 250 Peoples S

Odd thing happened this afternoon, I was about to leave the grocery store parking lot on my Vespa GTS 250 when a guy asked me it I or any of my buds were looking for a scooter. Turns out he's selling...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-11-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,038
Posted By larrylarry75
What this guy is up to is nothing more than pure...

What this guy is up to is nothing more than pure fabrication; like he's living in a fantasy world. I have no argument with him if that's what he wants to do but what I don't like is seeing people get...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,393
Posted By larrylarry75
I've used GIVI, Cee Bailey, and Madstat on other...

I've used GIVI, Cee Bailey, and Madstat on other scooters, really like the Madstat but don't know where they're at with one for the beemer. You might check to see. They're a smallish firm and like to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,393
Posted By larrylarry75
BMW Tunnel Bag for sale

There's a BMW tunnel bag up for grabs on webbikeworld. Per their usual they've done an article on it and now it's in their garage sale section. You can also read their review if you're unfamiliar...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,112
Posted By larrylarry75
"Might be getting a job with a 45 minute with no...

"Might be getting a job with a 45 minute with no traffic highway commute. I used to ride to work sometimes before with my WR250R and then an Aprilia Futura. This is southern california freeway...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,038
Posted By larrylarry75
Trolls following him around? You've got to be...

Trolls following him around? You've got to be kidding, take a look at how long I and others have been active members of both this and MV, a lot longer than yourself and your new buddy. I started...
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