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Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,119
Posted By never2old4fun
Yes, I would agree with what you are saying of...

Yes, I would agree with what you are saying of course, but there is a fine line. You also have to remember the consequence of also having to much traction.
If you remember back in the 70's the KR...
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,119
Posted By never2old4fun
To a degree I would agree with you, but you have...

To a degree I would agree with you, but you have to remember that in the twins class HP only accounts for so much. Especially since they have only one tire they can use. You can have all the HP in...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,119
Posted By never2old4fun
It's great to see that flattrack is getting this...

It's great to see that flattrack is getting this amount of attention over in Spain and hopefully it will bring not of more fans to the sport, but more competitors, also. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By never2old4fun
I would think that a KTM 950 SE-R might be a good...

I would think that a KTM 950 SE-R might be a good choice also since its even taller than the SMR, but for as tall as you are you still might want to modify the seat with a little more padding.
Also...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,771
Posted By never2old4fun
So I'm wondering what you mean by well massaged...

So I'm wondering what you mean by well massaged because in the walk round video the most I'd seen were the block off plates and a non cat exhaust with no db killers. What might I might be...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,771
Posted By never2old4fun
How about not just an SM model, but how about...

How about not just an SM model, but how about full boat SM -R 1290 model.
Forum: Racing 11-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
Yes I catch the Speedway GP on You Tube when I...

Yes I catch the Speedway GP on You Tube when I get the chance. Very fun to watch. Also glad to see Greg get another championship.
BTW thought I read something about one of those speedway tracks...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
As I can recall normally there are competitors...

As I can recall normally there are competitors from others nations at the X games so maybe flat track could get more fans.
Of course across the pond it would be competing with the likes of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Yeah, That is funny. I'd be down to the weight...

Yeah,
That is funny. I'd be down to the weight I was in my senior year of high school:clap.
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
I'd agree. The wheels are definitely boat...

I'd agree. The wheels are definitely boat anchors, but I would think a bit of weight could also be lost by replacing the frame.
Of course now we're talking real money.:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
So here's a question for everyone. Has anybody...

So here's a question for everyone.
Has anybody put there Sportster on a diet?
And what would anybody believe would be the best way to do it?
All comments are welcome.
Thanks !
:clap
Forum: Racing 11-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
What you say is correct, but what do you think...

What you say is correct, but what do you think about the possibility of them putting flat track into an X game type format.
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
Is this a glimpse of things to come? Anyone...

Is this a glimpse of things to come?
Anyone have an opinion?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udjMgFjzBLQ
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Randy, Availability and price was also the...

Randy,
Availability and price was also the main reason I stayed with a 19 front and 18 back on that creation of mine. This is even though I do have friend that runs AHRMA and AMA vintage dirt...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Rod, What I'm going to do is change the front...

Rod,
What I'm going to do is change the front primary sprocket and at that point I would be able to give a better description of what the RPM range is at that point. With that I would be able to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Randy, Slow getting back to you. Work,...

Randy,
Slow getting back to you.
Work, family things as well as working at my friends place helping getting his antique bikes stored for the winter.
Anyway here's the store of my bike. Why I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Randy, Sorry I didn't a build thread as I was...

Randy,
Sorry I didn't a build thread as I was doing this as might say off the cuff.
In other word this bike is platform to experiment on and I was throwing this at it because of the picture of it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Hey, thanks for the info.:clap

Hey, thanks for the info.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
The reason I'm going to try it this way is first...

The reason I'm going to try it this way is first the size sprockets and swing arm clearance I have already in place with the chain tensioner with the 15.75" shocks I'm using.
Going to smaller...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
Yes, a primary change is what I was thinking. ...

Yes, a primary change is what I was thinking.
Doing the math it looks like in the 1999 ( 35-56 ) I have that ratio would be 1.6 to 1.
The 2004 with the 38-57 would be 1.5 to 1.
Now if I can do...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Yep, you are right Randy. It was the 2004 and up...

Yep, you are right Randy. It was the 2004 and up set up. I never checked that since mine is a 99.
One thing about those Storz parts is they are very expensive. Yes they are quality, but wow the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Yes, I was thinking at first it might be a Storz...

Yes, I was thinking at first it might be a Storz Tank and seat combo also, but after looking at it more closely the tank looks something that has been used on some of the other flat track bikes.
As...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
You can see what I've been working on in this...

You can see what I've been working on in this post. # 19.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1014326&page=2

1200 Sport model with some mods, but a long way to go.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
So I'm new to sportsters and have some learning...

So I'm new to sportsters and have some learning to do.
Here's a question to anybody who may know the answer.
Can a newer model primary engine sprocket. 2004 or later be used on an earlier model....
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
OK, my mistake.

OK, my mistake.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Well I might be wrong oh this, but you checking...

Well I might be wrong oh this, but you checking this wouldn't do any harm.
Since I believe you said your bike is an 04 model you may have a different type front brake caliper then was used on the...
Forum: Racing 10-12-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
Well another season has come and gone by much too...

Well another season has come and gone by much too quickly. Congrats Mees and his team.
It will be interesting to see what the upcoming season has in store.
Will Yamaha have bike ready for the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
The chain tensioner is from LBV Engineering...

The chain tensioner is from LBV Engineering located in Wood Dale Illinois.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
84-99 fxr, dyna.

84-99 fxr, dyna.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
The one thing about a sportster is that what you...

The one thing about a sportster is that what you can do to them is only limited by your imagination.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Very Nice. Just wondering what company makes the...

Very Nice. Just wondering what company makes the fender/seat combo and tank that you used.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,916
Posted By never2old4fun
Also another one you might want look to for some...

Also another one you might want look to for some ideas might be the "Black Envy" bike of "Chainsikle's" Shane Sorenson.
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
My apologies. I guess I missed that part in the...

My apologies. I guess I missed that part in the rulebook.
:confused
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
Yes that would be neat, but it kind of sounds...

Yes that would be neat, but it kind of sounds like the AMA is already trying penalize those who would wish to build even before the teams put a wheel on the track.:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,766
Views: 1,396,338
Posted By never2old4fun
Very nice, but I was wondering you care to share...

Very nice, but I was wondering you care to share how much that tank and seat combo might have cost?
It looks expensive. Just asking.
Forum: Racing 08-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,764
Posted By never2old4fun
I can only hope it's over. The way they Mmmm, ...

I can only hope it's over. The way they Mmmm, messed thing up.
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 951,317
Posted By never2old4fun
The only question would be 530 or 520...

The only question would be 530 or 520 conversion?:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,717
Posted By never2old4fun
Well if you liked " On Any Sunday you may also...

Well if you liked " On Any Sunday you may also enjoy a film that was done by "Peter Starr" which is called "Take It To The Limit".
Then again if you like flat track racing then you might like...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,013
Posted By never2old4fun
I guess you've never have ridden a KTM 950 SMR.

I guess you've never have ridden a KTM 950 SMR.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,766
Views: 1,396,338
Posted By never2old4fun
If you know about anything about the American...

If you know about anything about the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association you may have heard of him. He's the 14 time champ of the dinosaur class.
Even though he mainly rode the...
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