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Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,514
Posted By trashbox
I have nothing to add, but I don't know much...

I have nothing to add, but I don't know much about this bike so was googling around and found the picture below. I really like it and wanted to share....

...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 936,464
Posted By trashbox
I haven't done this and I don't know the...

I haven't done this and I don't know the particulars but I read on xlforum that you can somehow (pretty easily) fit vrod calipers on the front of some sportsters.

Here's the thread where I saw...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,487
Posted By trashbox
I have a solid mount 883 and I honestly have...

I have a solid mount 883 and I honestly have trouble not speeding. It seems happiest (vibration wise) around 75-80 in 5th gear. Still get >50mpg and with a mustang seat I can ride all day long. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13,145
Views: 699,961
Posted By trashbox
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kCoW9SYnYIk/UJX...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-kCoW9SYnYIk/UJXKiknDT-I/AAAAAAAAAhw/8eGxNv09rQg/s1154/153.JPG


Four hours? I realized today that four pairs of pants makes my seat pretty comfy. :clap

That...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Here's the Google maps version. Maybe it'll be...

Here's the Google maps version. Maybe it'll be of use to someone else. This looks like a great ride.

I'm going West to East so I have a shorter ride home at the end of the week. It's Pantah's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,423
Posted By trashbox
Ha ha... ...

Ha ha...
http://www.morethings.com/fan/all_in_the_family/edith-archie-bunker-100.jpg
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Unfortunately, my 250 is better suited to weekend...

Unfortunately, my 250 is better suited to weekend duty right now. I have a 49 tooth sprocket and the seat needs dealt with before I attempt such a long ride. The Sportster is ready to go right now...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
I can't thank you enough. This route sound much...

I can't thank you enough. This route sound much better than my random map. Gives me a lot more time to explore also.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Wow! Thanks a lot. I will check all these out and...

Wow! Thanks a lot. I will check all these out and make probably make some changes to my route. I'm not very familiar with the area and this is great information. Not sure how much work I'll get...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Fantastic! Thank you. All the roads I found on...

Fantastic! Thank you. All the roads I found on Google maps so I'm hoping they are good. I would love to take my WR250X, but I'm not sure I can go 2000 miles highway in 3 days to get there. I'm...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Nothing? Anyone know how bad those Indian...

Nothing?

Anyone know how bad those Indian service roads can be? I noticed on google maps some seem to average 20mph.
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By trashbox
Thumb New Mexico & Arizon in August

I'm planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, wander some back roads through Arizona and New Mexico, and then return home. I live in Akron Ohio so I'm slabbing it there and back to allow more time for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 112,934
Posted By trashbox
Got the release notes PDF. Thanks!

Got the release notes PDF.

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By trashbox
I have a '97. It's solid mount and I have no...

I have a '97. It's solid mount and I have no problem riding on the highway (took a 4000 mile trip last year, and a few weekend trips). I can ride it all day and still be ready to go in the morning....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,860
Posted By trashbox
Just as goof I was looking around for stuff and...

Just as goof I was looking around for stuff and found this,

http://www.givi.it/img/16473-r-52778/Accessori-S650.jpg

If you can read Italian......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,860
Posted By trashbox
Last weekend I saw a guy with a kid's car seat...

Last weekend I saw a guy with a kid's car seat (kid included) attached to the back of his bike with what looked like bungee cords. Wanted to get a picture but didn't get a chance. Not sure if the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By trashbox
Twine Ball Tour '11

Twine balls: 2

Mileage: 4050

Motorbike: 1997 Sportster 883

This was my first long trip. Total of 8 days. I left after work Friday night and made it about 1500 miles by Sunday evening. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,097
Posted By trashbox
Thanks to everyone involved in the ride. Had a...

Thanks to everyone involved in the ride. Had a lot of fun! Need to get the bike dirty more often. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 936,464
Posted By trashbox
I just bought this...

I just bought this http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/4/71/28884/ITEM/MotoCentric-Mototrek-19-Tank-Bag.aspx about 2 weeks ago. It is about the same size as the gas tank (3.whatever gallon). The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13,145
Views: 699,961
Posted By trashbox
If you guys go it I'll try to make it. Can't...

If you guys go it I'll try to make it. Can't commit to anything though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 62,634
Posted By trashbox
According to these folks,...

According to these folks, http://www.facebook.com/BikersPost/posts/10150261413735272, loud pipes save lives!

Some interesting stuff there...Dave Reopelle...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,355
Posted By trashbox
Ha ha, I bought that jacket too. When I was...

Ha ha, I bought that jacket too. When I was putting it on I was confused. My girlfriend asked me if it was a girls jacket. I had to think about it for a few seconds.

The jacket is pretty...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13,145
Views: 699,961
Posted By trashbox
Dog gone. I was looking forward to this. The...

Dog gone. I was looking forward to this. The old shinkos are sad. :cry
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By trashbox
Anybody tried something like this... ...

Anybody tried something like this...

http://www.ofb.net/~sethml/motorcycle/throttle-lock/ (http://www.ofb.net/%7Esethml/motorcycle/throttle-lock/)


Looks like the same concept.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,355
Posted By trashbox
That is definitely really weird. Unfortunate,...

That is definitely really weird. Unfortunate, but I'd be really interested to find out what/how that happened. Crazy.

Sorry to change the subject, but does anyone know anything about the...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By trashbox
That sounds like a cool idea. Reminds me of...

That sounds like a cool idea. Reminds me of this, http://www.1000journals.com/index.php?view=Journals%2FIndex
Forum: Americas 05-17-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By trashbox
I've been looking at different options for a trip...

I've been looking at different options for a trip this summer. The ride up north through Michigan looks good too. Plenty of parks and a couple national forests I think.

Turns out New Orleans,...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
That's exactly what I plan to do. Get a rough...

That's exactly what I plan to do. Get a rough outline of where I would go and then just ride and see what happens. No reservations, just a wandering week through somewhere.

A 30 day drip would...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
I figured through Tennessee, Carolinas and...

I figured through Tennessee, Carolinas and Virginia it wouldn't be so bad. August in Ohio can be pretty humid and hot so I thought it would be about the same. Maybe I should reconsider heading...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
I've thought about Yellowstone. My thinking now...

I've thought about Yellowstone. My thinking now is ride down to Memphis and over to Natchez Trace (I hear it can be boring so I cut out a large portion of it) and do all the parkways through the...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
I figured that but didn't want to make a stupid...

I figured that but didn't want to make a stupid mistake. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
The Great American Motorcycle Adventure looks...

The Great American Motorcycle Adventure looks really cool. I hope to get that done some too. This will be my first long trip and I'm pretty excited.

Good luck on your trip.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
I've been reading up and looking at maps of...

I've been reading up and looking at maps of these. It definitely seems like it would be a fun ride, and easier as far as daily mileage goes. I could push the first two days to get to Natchez and...
Forum: Americas 05-05-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
Never heard of any of that, but I will definitely...

Never heard of any of that, but I will definitely look into it. Thanks.
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
Thanks for the ideas. I not familiar with that...

Thanks for the ideas. I not familiar with that area at all. The Google says your route is about 4300 miles.

I'll be on a '97 Sportster. I've done 250 miles only stopping for gas and had...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
Thanks, those look interesting. I'll check those...

Thanks, those look interesting. I'll check those out tonight when I'm not "working."
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
I may make a run for the grand canyon. I think...

I may make a run for the grand canyon. I think I'll setup a couple general routes and then decide last minute where to go.

Appreciate the response. The grand canyon never even crossed my mind.
Forum: Americas 05-04-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By trashbox
Week long trip at the end of June

I may be able to take a week long trip this June. I can leave Friday after work (5pm) and want to be back the following Sunday (9 days plus Friday night).

I have a few ideas for rides, but I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,355
Posted By trashbox
Ok. I thought you just need some place to host...

Ok. I thought you just need some place to host it. If you change your mind let me know. I'd like a copy of the file too.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 70,478
Views: 5,756,355
Posted By trashbox
I'll host it. Email me.

I'll host it. Email me.
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