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Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,012
Posted By MotoEdde
Sounds normal for starting in cold weather. If...

Sounds normal for starting in cold weather. If it does this after 30 minutes of riding, then you most likely have an issue.

Also, the "choke" knob you refer to is technically not a choke, but an...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,579
Posted By MotoEdde
What about MEFO Stonemasters? If i were to...

What about MEFO Stonemasters?

If i were to throw knobbies on my K, those would be the ones!
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 851,341
Posted By MotoEdde
+1 on that sentiment. You'd be surprised at...

+1 on that sentiment.

You'd be surprised at how well received you are as an American in these parts. Most people in these parts know very well how un-representative a government(and their...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,428
Posted By MotoEdde
What exactly is fragile about their ECM, their...

What exactly is fragile about their ECM, their electronics, etc?
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 300,481
Posted By MotoEdde
If she rides a KLR, that means she has no issue...

If she rides a KLR, that means she has no issue with ugly...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,692
Posted By MotoEdde
According to the NT700 forums I've read and based...

According to the NT700 forums I've read and based on questions I've asked the owners there, the maintenance is dead simple and easy enough to access.

Not sure where the myth of tougher to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,850
Posted By MotoEdde
+1 On what he said...

+1 On what he said...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,850
Posted By MotoEdde
The K75 prefers to be shifted by pre-loading the...

The K75 prefers to be shifted by pre-loading the shifter before the shift...and shifting around 4k rpms or above...1st gear is still a bit hairy, but the rest are smooth. Also you'll notice a HUGE...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,850
Posted By MotoEdde
That trail looks pretty sweet...looks like you...

That trail looks pretty sweet...looks like you ride similar to me...exploratory...and figure out my exit strategy later;)

Yeah...you and I know how to refurb old K's...nut new to the K-bike owners...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,850
Posted By MotoEdde
You may have gotten lucky...for example, imagine...

You may have gotten lucky...for example, imagine if the PO tried to start the bike after it sat for several years...clogged up the fuel pump, since the rubber damper disintegrated, etc. Then left it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,850
Posted By MotoEdde
Its a helluva a bike and the BEST that BMW made...

Its a helluva a bike and the BEST that BMW made in terms of reliability, durability and ease of maintenance for most things.

If you're willing to do the basic maintenance yourself...and make some...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,736
Posted By MotoEdde
I agree...but the marketing department of these...

I agree...but the marketing department of these manufacturers will lead you to believe something different. The Honda NT700 is merely a commuter/1-up tourer...not a sports tourer, enduro, etc.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,736
Posted By MotoEdde
Go for it...but are you claiming anyone of those...

Go for it...but are you claiming anyone of those achieved anything better than mediocrity in both aspects?
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,736
Posted By MotoEdde
Dual/sport...sport/tourer...fax/copy...

Dual/sport...sport/tourer...fax/copy machine...digital slr/video camera...etc.

Can someone point out a successful example of any? Anything that tried to be a hybrid..ends up being mediocre at...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 945
Views: 212,736
Posted By MotoEdde
It doesn't come with hydraulic valves...they're...

It doesn't come with hydraulic valves...they're adjusted with a screw. Thankfully not shims!
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,503
Posted By MotoEdde
Wink Exactly. An easily maintained shaft that's ...

Exactly.
An easily maintained shaft that's bathed in oil at both ends AND will give you about 100k without an issue...that's worth something...like 6-7 chain/sprocket changes=>$1200


Then you...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,503
Posted By MotoEdde
http://corporate.honda.com/press/article.aspx?id=5...

http://corporate.honda.com/press/article.aspx?id=5182

Its true...

As far as needing more motor for the US Interstate system...that's BS. 700 cc is enough for 1 up riding, plus this bike is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,503
Posted By MotoEdde
Well it looks like its here! ...

Well it looks like its here!

http://www.ama-cycle.org/news/story.asp?id=1267
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,503
Posted By MotoEdde
Petition to Get the Honda Deauville in America

Ok...I love me bike but the Honda Deauville...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By MotoEdde
SilkWayRally

Who's in? Maybe we can convince them to allow motos without the cc restriction!!!

http://www.silkwayrally.com/index_SWRus.html
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By MotoEdde
Look...I posted the recall notice to give folks a...

Look...I posted the recall notice to give folks a heads up that there is safety issue with the bike...it was NOT an invite to troll or bash BMW...start your own thread.

Lets keep this thread...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By MotoEdde
If these weren't sold in US that year, why bother...

If these weren't sold in US that year, why bother with a recall?
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By MotoEdde
Are you sure the "MY" that NHTSA is referring to...

Are you sure the "MY" that NHTSA is referring to implies model year versus manufacture year?
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,775
Posted By MotoEdde
800 GS Recall

Not sure if you're aware...

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/results.cfm?rcl_id=09V088000&searchtype=quicksearch&summary=true&refurl=rss
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 269,968
Posted By MotoEdde
I was definitely intrigued by this thread and...

I was definitely intrigued by this thread and enjoyed the pics.
A couple questions come to mind...

1. How did you get a hold of the bike and what country's license plate is on it?
2. Was it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By MotoEdde
Lodge/House Rental for 20 People?

Hey...I'm looking to find a property to hold a reunion for family and friends...about 20 people Memorial Day weekend...

In the past, we've rented an old ski tiny lodge in Vermont...but current...
Forum: Europe 01-21-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotoEdde
Sheesh...I shoulda known that CS would bait me...

Sheesh...I shoulda known that CS would bait me with such a pithy response:wink:
Forum: Europe 01-21-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By MotoEdde
You'd be surprised at your conclusion if you read...

You'd be surprised at your conclusion if you read the entire thread. Most of the Veteran HUBB contributors are members of both communities(HU and ADV).

Each community has its strengths and its...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,771
Posted By MotoEdde
Pat, Thanks for the bon mots and apologies for...

Pat,
Thanks for the bon mots and apologies for not chiming in earlier...

The fuel pump that went bad on me...had been through tough conditions...but it clicked off at 80k miles...so I can't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By MotoEdde
If you're in Snowshoe area...there is a...

If you're in Snowshoe area...there is a ridiculous road that connects Cass to SR250 and it heads North....you MUST take this road...it will barely fit more than a car but the scenery is amazing!
...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-08-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,378
Posted By MotoEdde
Marcus, Check out the shipping section of...

Marcus,

Check out the shipping section of the HUBB...I just posted my details there.
Vladivostok->Seattle but technically it was Zurubina->Sochko->Seoul->Seattle...
...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-01-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,378
Posted By MotoEdde
A couple things Marcus: 1. Could you...

A couple things Marcus:

1. Could you remove the email addresses and spell the adresses...too many bots and spiders crawling...Wendy and TOny wouldn't know what to make of all the Viagra, HS...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 24,613
Posted By MotoEdde
Wow...looks like you've built quite a bike! ...

Wow...looks like you've built quite a bike!

Personally, I think it would've been less work to mod a K-75 to a GS;)

But you gotta go with the bike that moves you!
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,621
Posted By MotoEdde
Mudbreeder, OK...I have to ask...as I've come...

Mudbreeder,
OK...I have to ask...as I've come up with quite a few ideas after a few, BUT what are you gonna do with that "extra" capacity?
What sort of stuff are you envisioning carrying?

Fellow...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,301
Posted By MotoEdde
Any mid 1990's BMW K75s or K75c...not much...

Any mid 1990's BMW K75s or K75c...not much maintenance to do as an owner and all the regular maintenance parts can be found at Pep Boys, Wallys World, etc.

It meets all of your requirements to a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By MotoEdde
Buying A Bike Without a Title

I found this pretty sweet 1982 Honda XL250R bike that doesn't have a title.

I live in Philly(PA) and am wondering what's the easiest/cheapest way to go get a title produced for this bike, so I can...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,688
Posted By MotoEdde
Based on the feedback from many experienced...

Based on the feedback from many experienced owners so far, you got quite a few possibilities as to what's causing your issue.

BUT there is the possibility that it the symptoms you're describing...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,688
Posted By MotoEdde
I would check these in the following order: ...

I would check these in the following order:

1. Battery cables are snugly attached, and the ground points are clean.
2. Check to make sure your spark plug wires are snugly attached at both...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By MotoEdde
Original tires from 1986? Would you trust a...

Original tires from 1986? Would you trust a condom that old even if it was garage kept?

All kidding aside...I bet there MAY be about $1000 in parts(including tires) to replace...so $1500 is a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,012
Posted By MotoEdde
Have you checked the wiring harness that runs...

Have you checked the wiring harness that runs from the tank on the right side of the bike...the harness is bad bullet design and causes these intermittent issues. In fact, I'd snip the wires and...
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