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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2013, 11:22 AM
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Posted By rride
I did not quite understand your translator, but...

I did not quite understand your translator, but if you are talking about low rpm momentary stalling, get used to it.

Single cylinder EFI's just get a mist of gas every 360 degree rotation, so low...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 09:17 PM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Ergonomically and anatomically, this do it...

Ergonomically and anatomically, this do it yourself is some of the best designs I've seen to date: much better than most expensive jobs. You could always specify the way its build if someone else...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Yeah, everyone's first one does that. You have to...

Yeah, everyone's first one does that. You have to really look hard to find a fiberglass reenforce flap. I couldn't this time, but went to 4 different autoparts with my tape measure. I had these hard...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2013, 03:04 PM
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Posted By rride
Front fender mudflaps to eliminate 95% rear flats

Along with SS/nylon/rubber endcaps/bolts, washers/d.s. tap/silicone...

I don't know how long these free pics last - ? I was NOT going to clean my headers until I got this on anyway!
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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Now you know what Aprilia owners go through! ...

Now you know what Aprilia owners go through! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2013, 07:50 AM
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Posted By rride
It's hard to do, and I did not figure it out...

It's hard to do, and I did not figure it out until I bent my brake handle from falling over; but don't use your little finger when braking! It is like carpal tunnel of the little finger and fatiguing...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 27,485
Posted By rride
And the OP's last post was where are trails in...

And the OP's last post was where are trails in Chattanooga, TN as he rode off into the sunset almost 3 years ago!

A good story for a great motorcycle :clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 01:45 PM
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Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Yeah, good stuff doesn't stay long on the web...

Yeah, good stuff doesn't stay long on the web now. Too many scalpers trying to make a buck! How much did they want for an incomplete sissy bar?
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Laugh And you have a 34 hp motorcycle right? You are a...

And you have a 34 hp motorcycle right? You are a genius, but I'd take the Husky 650 any day over your pride and joy. In fact, I'd take just about anything over 34 hp!

And correction, you did not...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
It looks like a bar from the peg mounts to the...

It looks like a bar from the peg mounts to the front engine mounts with the brake hinge would do it (and a lot of grief). HOWEVER, I just sat behind my cushion (around the strap) and it felt ok,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 03:48 PM
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Posted By rride
No I wasn't! That is cool and need to play with...

No I wasn't! That is cool and need to play with it more. However, it does not depict reality for me. Both my bikes, especially the NH pushes my nuts up to the gas tank on braking, and makes it...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,919
Posted By rride
Cool! I've got one of those seat pads which...

Cool! I've got one of those seat pads which raised it up 2" and I could use at least 2 more inches. I was born for hokey pokey if it will do the job for that cheap. Nothing wrong with dumpster...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 08:35 AM
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Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Good point. Maybe those lowered foot pegs that...

Good point. Maybe those lowered foot pegs that someone sells that also lowered the corner ground clearance are my last hope. That would be up to 2" more leg room at an angle. But that is about my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 01:50 AM
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Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
I noticed the 230 gas shock on ebay for $50 less...

I noticed the 230 gas shock on ebay for $50 less than Progressive sells it, and ebay has it for at $450 (their top of the line I think). It also has the HD springs and 13" length (1" more than 12"...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Wicked Well, that makes me feel a whole lot better since...

Well, that makes me feel a whole lot better since I have not heard one intelligent thing come out of your mouth. Thanks, you're an idiot! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2013, 03:43 PM
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Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Progressive does have a HD rear spring which I'll...

Progressive does have a HD rear spring which I'll need. That should be good enough for my 260 lbs. But you cannot get it on ebay (or I did not see it yet), so that will be $8 more plus shipping :-)
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Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 02:02 PM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
OK 1. click on the Husqvarna NA site Google...

OK

1. click on the Husqvarna NA site Google brings up.

2. it will bring you to the EN hollow Husky site. I can put it in all caps if that would help. (do 1. and then 2. --> look at address)
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By rride
Butters, that is real slick, but yours goes to...

Butters, that is real slick, but yours goes to the same EN (i.e. in England) web address (switched from Husky NA site address).

Maybe you are from a different country than the US, England,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:50 PM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
You must have had it saved, because if you put...

You must have had it saved, because if you put "husqvarna na" in GOOGLE (the world's most widely used search engine), it will come up with:
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About 10,700,000 results...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 09:51 AM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
It works fine, but look at the link change...

It works fine, but look at the link change immediately will have an EN signifying England or English in UK. Why would NA Husky be advertising the 900 model (they never did before and have all but...
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Foamy, your bike looks happy in its new home! ...

Foamy, your bike looks happy in its new home!
Nice bike and I wish mine had as nice a home and looked that immaculate.
Enjoy it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
What's up with Husqvarna now?

I was just trying to see Husky NA (North America) on google, and it flips over to an EN (English as in UK) website. All but a few pdf files from Husky NA remain on Google (like the Twilight Zone)....
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Yours has nice headers too! That's kind of the...

Yours has nice headers too! That's kind of the quality touch I look for since mine are not that good. But I got some Blue Magic Metal Polish, and will get a drill/buffer pad to see if I can get the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
How much do you weigh plus your average cargo? ...

How much do you weigh plus your average cargo?

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
I corresponded with the Progressive Sales Manager...

I corresponded with the Progressive Sales Manager about the front fork capacity this weekend, and he said the fork springs are about good for 10% more than oem. There is no HD Progressive Front Fork...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
What kind of soft saddlebags are those?...

What kind of soft saddlebags are those? Hopefully, they are $46 (US or Aus) shipped :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
The Honda 700 is not a bad bike. But sit on one...

The Honda 700 is not a bad bike. But sit on one and see if you have more than a 25 degree bend of your knees. Honda's are often made for short people, but this one is off the charts, imo.:rofl

The...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
While waiting in a drive up McD's, they told me...

While waiting in a drive up McD's, they told me to pull forward in the hot Sun. I started to get off my bike on the right (wrong) side of a banked parking lot, my shoe caught my seat, and it fell on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 02:58 PM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Nice pics dude!

It really looks nice, and no cars to run over you either!

It must be nice :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By rride
Wow, that is a hot looking bike for $1100. You...

Wow, that is a hot looking bike for $1100. You should buy bikes for a living!
US and Aus $ are close, and you would not get but a pile of junk for $1100 in US. You have to sift through thousands of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4,782
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Posted By rride
From the bottom pic, there are not too much...

From the bottom pic, there are not too much differences I can see. The tank was closer to the old box 750 tank and that was smoothed out on the NH. The Fastback 750 tail piece was flattened out like...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Wiki says 108 hp, and I just assumed 10hp/100cc....

Wiki says 108 hp, and I just assumed 10hp/100cc. If yours is euro restricted it said 100hp.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_CB1100F

But that's an old one. Here's a 2013 euro model that says...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Sounds like air in the lines. And if you have...

Sounds like air in the lines. And if you have bled the brakes, you may need calipers or something rebuilt fast. I just replace brake parts if they start going bad. I had a car sitting in the middle...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
A CB1100 has an extra 45 hp to seal your death...

A CB1100 has an extra 45 hp to seal your death warranty too! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 03:12 PM
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Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
All those are bs fees and can be talked down...

All those are bs fees and can be talked down completely. The ONLY thing you cant' talk down is the State Tax. The rest are dagger in the butt fees :tough
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
Laugh How about $5799 for Terra or $5999 for Strada? ...

How about $5799 for Terra or $5999 for Strada?
Go get you a spare. Looks like they are stacking them deep and selling them cheap. Many ads were no credit needed for retail prices.
Put your money...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Huh, I haven't looked it up on my online manuals...

Huh, I haven't looked it up on my online manuals yet, but just assumed it was take the fork caps off, take the drain cap off, drain, put the drain cap on, put fluid in, and caps back on.

Yeah,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
Thanks for the information. The weight limits are...

Thanks for the information. The weight limits are definitely something not guaranteed on ebay. Hyperpro can run 300% more for the springs (including shipping to UK).

I'll probably go with the HD...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 734,804
Posted By rride
I guess that it where you are from. Australia...

I guess that it where you are from. Australia doesn't have any paved roads, do they? :rofl

Seriously now, it looks like $6K Strada and $5.5K Terra that I can get in So CA. That's a Retail $500...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 976,489
Posted By rride
I am checking out HyperPro fork springs and rear...

I am checking out HyperPro fork springs and rear springs. They are $320 vs $200 with Progressive on the NH 750, but unless they have changed, Progressive are a dual spring rate (2 springs in one),...
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