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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,221
Posted By Byrdman
Great story, I have always loved the CBX but...

Great story, I have always loved the CBX but their complexity has always kept me away.

Subscribed.....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-12-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
Thanks for the compliments. The side boxes...

Thanks for the compliments.

The side boxes (they're utilitarian ugliness especially) are a big reason I love adventure bikes. Of course, I also like Military vehicles with their no compromising,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
Yes, the project still lives! My cup runneth...

Yes, the project still lives!

My cup runneth over with projects these days but The 919 Beast still holds her spot on the motorcycle lift. I have continued to source parts (LED headlights, hand...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-12-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
The wife and kids are out of town, perfect time...

The wife and kids are out of town, perfect time to play in the garage.

Got the front fairing partially mounted. KTM is a very unique company. Not one of the KTM fairing parts are symetrical from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-26-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
I’m still here guys! <?xml:namespace prefix = o...

I’m still here guys! <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
The XR900R project continues to roll forward albeit at a snail’s pace. Two kids, two...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-06-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
Progress continues. I'm a perfectionist so...

Progress continues.

I'm a perfectionist so each steps seems to take weeks.

I will get a few pictures up soon but since the last update I have:
Fully rebuilt the rear 30% of the frame to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-06-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,137
Posted By Byrdman
Glad to hear all is getting better Coach and love...

Glad to hear all is getting better Coach and love that fact that the diesel Tiger project is still alive and moving forward.........

The next time I get into Dayton, we'll have to meet up for a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
Holy shit, I've been dragging this project on for...

Holy shit, I've been dragging this project on for almost three years!

I'm back working on this beast and I'll have a proper update in the next few days. Teaser: new lathe, lots of stainless...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,273
Posted By Byrdman
That exhaust makes my pee pee feel...

That exhaust makes my pee pee feel funny.......................
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-30-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Byrdman
I saw that bike, the damage doesn't look bad at...

I saw that bike, the damage doesn't look bad at all. I can't imagine that the forks are damaged, but like Chuck said, you won't know until you tear them apart.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Byrdman
Fucker!

Fucker!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 83,207
Posted By Byrdman
The KTM stem is longer than the stock 919 stem so...

The KTM stem is longer than the stock 919 stem so I took a second frame and cut the top bearing cup out of it. Then welded it to the top of the existing top bearing cup.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,124,323
Posted By Byrdman
Is that rear wheel shown in the lowest position? ...

Is that rear wheel shown in the lowest position? If you're going to go after more travel, the rear wheel will actually sit even lower and chain clearance will be an even bigger issue.

Can you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
I know, I know..........a little update is...

I know, I know..........a little update is desperately needed.

New job, two kids, two dogs, wife, extended family, etc..... They all seem to keep me out of the garage where my heart wants me to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 83,207
Posted By Byrdman
Great minds think alike. ...

Great minds think alike.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=XR900R

...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 175,099
Posted By Byrdman
Check out this bad boy........ ...

Check out this bad boy........

http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/2285333912.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3k03o73pa5T25W35P6b3pbb67a4b82bd11031.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,565
Posted By Byrdman
Maybe??????????? ...

Maybe???????????

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/motorcyclepictures/dualsport/websize/Dual%20sport.png
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16,055
Views: 793,209
Posted By Byrdman
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16,055
Views: 793,209
Posted By Byrdman
I'm sure that I'm in the minority with regards to...

I'm sure that I'm in the minority with regards to dealerships but I say, the hell with them all. I do ALL of my own maintenance and plan ahead so the slight time delay due to buying parts online,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Byrdman
The XR900R...

The XR900R (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=xr900r) project baby........
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Byrdman
Hi Forest............

Hi Forest............
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,492
Posted By Byrdman
Friggin gorgeous. I love that engine and...

Friggin gorgeous.

I love that engine and this bike is worlds better looking that the 1125R.


A big F.U. to Harley!:fyyff
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Byrdman
Yes, but this one has quite a bit more...

Yes, but this one has quite a bit more functionality than just a fuse block and incorporates those features into a small envelope.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Byrdman
Best Accessory Yet

It's about damn time!

After years of wiring accessories to various bikes, finally I've found a fuse block that's works. On my sport bike, space was an issue. On my sport touring bike, I had too...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Byrdman
Hey Coach, nice seeing you around here.

Hey Coach, nice seeing you around here.
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By Byrdman
Here's a thread right here on ADV Rider about the...

Here's a thread right here on ADV Rider about the Track Diesel.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=182996&highlight=track+diesel

Also, over on DieselBike.net there are a bunch more.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 415,530
Posted By Byrdman
That's a great pic. Each of you are at about the...

That's a great pic. Each of you are at about the same angle.

Playing with the torque in a parking lot.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/ebayitems/websize/Wheeeeeeelie.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 135,967
Posted By Byrdman
Somewhere in New Zealand ...

Somewhere in New Zealand

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/newzealandtrip/websize/DSC03247.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,355
Posted By Byrdman
In Northern Ontario while doing my IBA Bun Burner...

In Northern Ontario while doing my IBA Bun Burner Gold.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/nexxt05/websize/Moto%20GP%20046.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 860,926
Posted By Byrdman
Somewhere in Eastern Colorado. ...

Somewhere in Eastern Colorado.

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/tripphotos/colorado2008/websize/DSC00566.JPG
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-07-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,124,323
Posted By Byrdman
Run with it man. At the very least, it will be a...

Run with it man. At the very least, it will be a fun project.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443933&highlight=xr900r\...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,482
Posted By Byrdman
I just love a good frankenbike build. Please,...

I just love a good frankenbike build. Please, keep us posted as you go....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-01-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 217,830
Posted By Byrdman
Fun project, subscribed.

Fun project, subscribed.
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 103,485
Posted By Byrdman
LOL....... So, how's the bike working so...

LOL.......


So, how's the bike working so far?

Is the power delivery smooth?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-08-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
Today, I pulled the oil pan to shim the oil...

Today, I pulled the oil pan to shim the oil pressure bypass valve.

Damn, only 6000 miles and all that ick in there!...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 47,796
Posted By Byrdman
Why is Honda so scared of inverted forks? EVERY...

Why is Honda so scared of inverted forks? EVERY other manufacturer has gone that way (for the right reasons or not) and now, the market seems to require it.

I mean, I look at a bike with standard...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 615,339
Posted By Byrdman
While it probably won't take up a spot in my...

While it probably won't take up a spot in my garage, it's nice to see Honda finally come out with an option at least.

Let's hope they bring it to the US.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-31-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,124,323
Posted By Byrdman
That XS Trike is beyond cool.........

That XS Trike is beyond cool.........
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 45,090
Posted By Byrdman
Fun stuff baby...........

Fun stuff baby...........
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 70,160
Posted By Byrdman
She rolls............ ...

She rolls............

http://photos.imageevent.com/byrdman/motorcyclepictures/dualsport/websize/Copy%20of%202010-10-25_12-34-35_814.jpg
...
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