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Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Thanks, dude. Gonna call them Saturday. ...

Thanks, dude. Gonna call them Saturday.

Rinto, if I ever get this thing back together, I will certainly enjoy it.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Fast forward a year and I finally dropped the...

Fast forward a year and I finally dropped the engine. Looks like it's never been serviced.

http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/i-ZGBNPvf/0/M/IMG3736-M.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 316,415
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Nice timing for me to chime in here, and say...

Nice timing for me to chime in here, and say thanks and show off the awesome bag made by corrado113.

The photos were taken on my phone so the quality is poor, but you'll get the idea. It's mainly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,602
Views: 341,298
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Wharton State Forest, New Jersey ...

Wharton State Forest, New Jersey


http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Nature/Harvest-Moon-amping-trip/IMG4673/679009196_kF8ei-M.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,533
Posted By Bullhead Fred
:thumb. Have a good trip.

:thumb. Have a good trip.
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,533
Posted By Bullhead Fred
No, definitely not sure on the torque settings. ...

No, definitely not sure on the torque settings. I remember being surprised they weren't higher. It's been 2 years or so since I put the quick change sprocket carrier on my Multi.

I do remember...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,533
Posted By Bullhead Fred
It has been awhile, but I did do it by myself. I...

It has been awhile, but I did do it by myself. I think, I left mine on the ground, in gear just to pop the nut loose; then popped it up on the rear stand to loosen it the rest of the way.

It's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 30,914
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Philly hi-jack. Pretty sure that's past Duke's...

Philly hi-jack. Pretty sure that's past Duke's Bridge off of 563 at the end of Chatsworth near the cemetery. It's one route to Lake Oswego.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bullhead Fred
No issues with heat. Longest trip was about...

No issues with heat. Longest trip was about 2,000 miles round trip. I strap them under the passenger seat, or rear cowl, so they are in front of the collector a bit. I use the rear subframe for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bullhead Fred
http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Other/Pine-Barrens-and...

http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Other/Pine-Barrens-and-Kayaking/P9150256/612269542_HyCVX-M.jpg (http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Other/Pine-Barrens-and-Kayaking/9175608_TQAgx#612269542_HyCVX-A-LB)

These...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 218,122
Posted By Bullhead Fred
This was the set up I used my last camping trip. ...

This was the set up I used my last camping trip. My inflatable kayak served as my mattress. This was last October, and it did well in high wind gusts and heavy rain. I stayed warm and dry.

Top...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,862
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Besides the already mentioned grocery store food...

Besides the already mentioned grocery store food that is either boil in a bag or dehydrated; I use this simple set up to heat the water:

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 30,914
Posted By Bullhead Fred
No, my TAG definitely does not count. i'm...

No, my TAG definitely does not count. i'm sitting in my office.:lol3

I just wanted to make an emotional appeal to keep mindful of the erosion on that particular hill. It's very sensitive to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 30,914
Posted By Bullhead Fred
That forms a triangle with Lake Oswego and...

That forms a triangle with Lake Oswego and Chatsworth, or Duke's Bridge if you know that one.

I know I sound like a tree hugger, but please be mindful of the damage caused by erosion on this...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
video at idle

thanks for the link.

Here's a video at idle after running through a full tank and adding a little Lucas to the second. I had to play around with the idle screw and misture screw, but it sounds...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,358
Views: 1,302,480
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Just picked my first scooter up today! ...

Just picked my first scooter up today!

http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/photo2/828707527_Yffe7-M.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
more photos: ...

more photos:

http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/photo2/828707527_Yffe7-M.jpg (http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/11012949_74GS5#828707527_Yffe7-A-LB)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/...

http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/photo/828659187_sZmr5-M.jpg (http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Arts-and-Crafts/tatoo/11012949_74GS5#828659187_sZmr5-A-LB)


Picked it up today and rode...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Nice. Thanks for the info. I was so...

Nice. Thanks for the info.

I was so excited, I already committed to buy it after thinking about it only 2 hours.

The owner stopped by with it after my initial post, and was able to answer...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
I just gave this petite machine a little test...

I just gave this petite machine a little test ride. Holy Shit is that fun.

I'm going to think it over for a night, but I am pretty damn certain I'm gonna pick this up.

Wifey even says it's...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,263
Posted By Bullhead Fred
1964 Vespa v90

I'm seriously considering buying this scooter. 1964 small frame v90. Price seems about right based on a little research, but I'd like to hear some opinions about the practicality of using this as a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Bullhead Fred
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=919 ...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=919


Here's how to post a photo. I'm looking forward to seeing some shots.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Check out multistrada.net. Much debate about 14T...

Check out multistrada.net. Much debate about 14T up front, or a larger rear sprocket. Most guys seem to think a 14T is fine.

Ferracci told me it's better to use a larger rear, so I got a quick...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,465
Posted By Bullhead Fred
I like it. I like the frame being more of a...

I like it. I like the frame being more of a visual element. With the front covers mimicking the lines of the beak, the beak is less dramatic, visually.

I think, if you were to paint some red...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,639
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Get an Ex250 or Ex500 or a GS500E. It's all you...

Get an Ex250 or Ex500 or a GS500E. It's all you need.

Either will fit your height without any modifications. I would skip the dual sports till you have more experience. I would prefer to drop a...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By Bullhead Fred
You don't actually need skin contact, just the...

You don't actually need skin contact, just the heat generated by your body. I use mine through a dry bag while kayaking.

To solve battery life issues, I purchased a power cell that can be charged...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Bullhead Fred
[=http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Other/Pine-Ba url...

[=http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/Other/Pine-Ba url rrens-and-Kayaking/9175608_TQAgx/1/#612269610_Cbbzz-A-LB]http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/photos/612269610_Cbbzz-M.jpg[/url]

I'm 32 so you can gauge a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Multistrada insurance

$570ish for the year. Excellent, I think. $48 a month, full coverage. Comp, collision, theft, the works. I love my bike.


http://a-cletus.smugmug.com/photos/612269569_CQPqp-M.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,803
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Skyline Drive

Me and my brother in law where riding from Philadelphia to Birmingham taking Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The first day in Virginia we get passed by a Ranger, and as soon as I saw...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,298
Posted By Bullhead Fred
How much to ship? How many are you importing? ...

How much to ship? How many are you importing? You're the only importer, right?
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,155
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Well

I am clearly, and often, completely wrong. Maybe the Bonnie didn't either, but the Adventure and Multi- yep.
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,155
Posted By Bullhead Fred
?

My Multistrada has 'em. So does the wife's Gt1000, and so did the late model triumphs we had a few years ago, Bonnie and Adventure.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,026
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Get the Duc

Get the Duc. My wife has a GT1000, and loves it (so do I). She went from the Bonneville to the Duc, and while the triumph was adequate, fun, comfortable, and pretty cool; it has nothing on the Duc....
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,540
Posted By Bullhead Fred
X Country

I have a Multistrada and an XL600, and if I were you, I would test the BMW X country. Looks decent, seems fun and versatile.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 25,506
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Touring

I found it horribly uncomfortable for touring. After the first hour, it was hell. Knees and wrists ached like hell.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Multistrada

Multistrada - they're getting cheap used.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 188,471
Posted By Bullhead Fred
And, if that doesn't work, you might have to file...

And, if that doesn't work, you might have to file a deeper groove to get enough leverage to twist it off. All might port covers were locked, so if filed out the screwdriver to match the curve and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Who's the $$$?

The real question to me is; who is funding this propaganda? That info might reveal other motivating factors for the desired ban. Or maybe I am just paranoid.

The tone is definitely reactionary,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,644
Posted By Bullhead Fred
Hey KTM

I would offer $6k and let him talk you up a bit, if he even tries, on the 06. After 2 months, you'll sell the Wee, and use the money, for a complete Termi, the ECU, open clutch cover, and a nice...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,246
Posted By Bullhead Fred
That looks a lot like the Pine Barrens. I...

That looks a lot like the Pine Barrens.

I need to show my girlfriend this, and try to convince her she needs a dual sport.:lol3

My first time in the sand, I was so scared to fall, I didn't...
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