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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9,679
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,541,774
Posted By larrylarry75
Hey G-ree, I picked up a 2010 Honda NT700V...

Hey G-ree,

I picked up a 2010 Honda NT700V in NY a few years back, did all the touring upgrades - lowered, HeliBars, Corbin saddle, Brake Away cruise control, upgraded windscreen, wider Honda...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,059
Posted By larrylarry75
Fuzzy pics solution

I've probably shot more fuzzy pics than the rest of the world put together and finally discovered a practical easy solution.

Most likely you're introducing shake when you press the button and that...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By larrylarry75
bumpety-bump

bumpety-bump
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By larrylarry75
1970 Honda SL350 Owners Manual

Original Honda SL350 owners manual for sale, listed on this ADV link:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1054826

Hope this works, if not it's posted on the flea market forum under...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,211
Posted By larrylarry75
No offense intended man, the OP's original post...

No offense intended man, the OP's original post just sounded a bit on the whimsical side. Since he stated he intends to "get a sidecar" rig and ride around the world on it with his dog at his side he...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,211
Posted By larrylarry75
First off before you "get a sidecar" [Yikes!...

First off before you "get a sidecar" [Yikes! That's like saying you'll get a bike!] I have to wonder if you've any experience with hacks, and 2nd, has your dog ever ridden in one? If either or both...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,625
Posted By larrylarry75
Hoo Boy!

Now I can get my Aprilia in the garage. :clap:clap:clap

Posted a few pics on my blog of you & your new find. Thanks again Vincent, hope you enjoy the green beastie!

LL
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 415,249
Posted By larrylarry75
The new owner is coming for it this weekend. Not...

The new owner is coming for it this weekend. Not to worry, he's not going to chop it up, it's in safe hands. 45 years of ownership was long enough for me and it's time to pass it along to someone...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 415,249
Posted By larrylarry75
Photos of the XS-1

This would be the beastie he's referring to:

http://larrylarry75.smugmug.com/1970-Yamaha-XS1/i-NhtZxKj/0/L/IMG_0193%20%282%29-L.jpg (http://larrylarry75.smugmug.com/1970-Yamaha-XS1/i-NhtZxKj/A)
...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,556
Posted By larrylarry75
What you're not seeing is the half-track on the...

What you're not seeing is the half-track on the rear end. Makes all the difference.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,556
Posted By larrylarry75
A cooling fan? Honest to God, a cooling fan?...

A cooling fan? Honest to God, a cooling fan? Sweet Jesus, take my advice - leave her home. In fact leave everything home on your list, you're only going for a couple of days. What's the worst thing...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By larrylarry75
:evil What he said, yes. I wear regular Ray Bans...

:evil What he said, yes. I wear regular Ray Bans lightly tinted without any bad effects but when I use the polarized ones for fog & drizzle it goes like the man says, sort of mushroomy. If you're...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,801
Posted By larrylarry75
I'm a 3/4 lid enthusiast too but on both of my...

I'm a 3/4 lid enthusiast too but on both of my rides to AK I wore full-faced helmets. 1st time was with a Shoei Multitec, 2nd time was with a Schuberth C3. You'll be amazed at how many bugs can...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-01-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,632
Posted By larrylarry75
Yippee another Deadhorse saga!

I'm in, this looks like it will be good. I rode my Ninja 650R on my first trip to AK but only went to Homer & Delta Junction. It was brand spankin' new at the time, an '06 and it turned out to be a...
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,080
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, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,231
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By larrylarry75
Good idea

:clap Bingo! Call him, he'll give you a price over the phone.
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
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, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
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, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,748
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, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
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, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,748
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
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, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 424,735
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, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,844
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, 07:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,226
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, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
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, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
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, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,962
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, 10:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,661
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, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
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, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
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, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,157
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...
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