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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,399
Posted By TALLGUY
That may be but I did the exact same thing on my...

That may be but I did the exact same thing on my bike and what you gain is a great deal of excellent wind protection and storage that you can access without getting off the bike. Those bags are a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By TALLGUY
Enjoy your new ride!

Enjoy your new ride!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-03-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,199
Posted By TALLGUY
I am GPS inept! Also for me GPS units are small...

I am GPS inept! Also for me GPS units are small and hard to see. So I have forever wanted a tool that would allow me to create a Route (is that the right term) by simply manually setting the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26,532
Views: 5,131,748
Posted By TALLGUY
Pluric is back!!???? Well in the spirit of...

Pluric is back!!????

Well in the spirit of the season and using the words of Tiny Tim "Yamaha bless us, Everyone."

http://www.tinytim.org/images/home-52.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8,171
Views: 7,781,193
Posted By TALLGUY
That interior is amazing! I don't know how...

That interior is amazing!

I don't know how that works but you have the angled wall boards with the vertical orange, the horizontal hearth?? Then the vertical shelving mixed with items of...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By TALLGUY
I was gonna suggest the outdoor carpet. That...

I was gonna suggest the outdoor carpet. That carpet is a perfect finish but not very bendy. It would be difficult in a rounded topbox unless you glue one side then let it dry so you can tension the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26,744
Views: 3,819,961
Posted By TALLGUY
OK, so I need a little help. I just bought...

OK, so I need a little help.

I just bought an 09 SM610 that didn't even have all the break in miles completed. I wanted a TE but they are a little rare around here in the land of corn and flat.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By TALLGUY
Bump I can't answer the question but.. ...

Bump

I can't answer the question but..

As soon as you get that all figured out I am gonna buy a used 12 and have you set mine up. Sound good????
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 31,155
Posted By TALLGUY
I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem...

I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem with glasses. Strange that only Arai has figured out how to manufacture a channel for glasses. Another sale lost for Fly/AFX--probably a couple...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,102
Posted By TALLGUY
Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14. Here...

Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14.

Here she is loaded (minus the wife/photographer) on Powder River Pass outside of Ten Sleep, Wy.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,765
Posted By TALLGUY
Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring...

Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring motors' but drop a 107,111,113,124 or larger in your frame and they become something much more exciting.

I have a 107 in an FXR frame and it is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,102
Posted By TALLGUY
Yellowstone ...

Yellowstone

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302388_zps726275db.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,102
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302375_zps22c1461e.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,808
Posted By TALLGUY
Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten...

Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten threads.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By TALLGUY
This!!! They all do that; until you replace that...

This!!! They all do that; until you replace that hose and both clamps.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By TALLGUY
Perfect. Looks almost identical to my...

Perfect.

Looks almost identical to my V-Strom!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 85,399
Posted By TALLGUY
[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell...

[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and all that.


In my opinion you have chosen a very good form of therapy! Riding is essential to my personal...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By TALLGUY
HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the...

HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the tour!!

Never heard of Snake Alley so that is gonna cost me an 8 hour ride. Must do before snow.

Alcatraz. So, what do you think? Could you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 85,399
Posted By TALLGUY
Good report. Good bike. Good attitude and...

Good report. Good bike.

Good attitude and very adventurous.

Iowa... most of the trackers on ride reports actually show riders going around us!! Now you know why. It is a bummer. Roads are...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By TALLGUY
82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read...

82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read your post. Be safe and quit running over those poor deer.

TG
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,094
Posted By TALLGUY
The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to...

The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to install a revlock on the clutch and completely eliminate manual clutching then simply put a hand shifter on the transmission.
Must remember not to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,904
Posted By TALLGUY
This would be the new wet clutch design? It is...

This would be the new wet clutch design? It is now easily accessible from the front of the bike? Is that correct?

I am not a BMW owner but I do like-want the GSA and would have bought one years...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,078
Posted By TALLGUY
Harley Davidson had something similar with the...

Harley Davidson had something similar with the release of the twin cam motor (1999). The two cams were driven by chain and used tensioners on spring loaded arms.

Many of the tensioner pads failed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
Randy T at Hyperformance in Pleasant Hill has a...

Randy T at Hyperformance in Pleasant Hill has a Bourget chop with a 113 in it and R&R heads on it. He said it is one of his favorite bikes. He bought it second hand and it now has 14K miles on it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
I rode mind about 80 miles today! Good fun. Car...

I rode mind about 80 miles today! Good fun. Car show/ benefit so I took it over and parked with with all the 4 wheel hotrods and people got to look it over. Silly fun. It starts fun conversations....
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
He welded the nut on! Whoo! Glad you have to...

He welded the nut on! Whoo! Glad you have to fix that and not me.

The bike I bought is an 2002 and BigDog seemed to be component based at the time (more assembly than manufacture) so the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
Is this specific to American Ironhorse?? Did...

Is this specific to American Ironhorse?? Did they assemble their own transmissions? Bearing failures, gear failures? Alignment issue? Tell us some stories.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
Some well made points for a potential buyer have...

Some well made points for a potential buyer have been made.

1. Most of the companies are no longer in operation.
2. You or a custom shop will need to perform the maintenance.
3. The bikes are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By TALLGUY
You knew it would happen. Choppers for pennies...

You knew it would happen. Choppers for pennies on the dollar. Great time to get one and enjoy a purchase price of about the value of the motor alone! The original owner bought a dream not realizing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 460,109
Posted By TALLGUY
[QUOTE=Lapchik;24451662]Corn is slippery when...

[QUOTE=Lapchik;24451662]Corn is slippery when wet.


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Ha Ha! Corn wins...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By TALLGUY
AZULEEETA! :rofl

AZULEEETA! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By TALLGUY
Holy crap, I am still laughing!!! I saw it, but...

Holy crap, I am still laughing!!! I saw it, but was too in awe of the wiring.


Nice work on the wires Shog.
Forum: Regional forums 04-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 36,952
Posted By TALLGUY
In and paid xl shirt Thanks TG

In and paid

xl shirt

Thanks

TG
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By TALLGUY
Dern, Congrats on the new ride! I have...

Dern,

Congrats on the new ride!

I have said it before, Harley's Jiffy stand is an awesome design. Vstrom needs parked in gear, uphill and with the wind.

Don't feel bad about the immediate...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,858
Posted By TALLGUY
CONGRATULATIONS 1. Post pictures 2....

CONGRATULATIONS

1. Post pictures

2. Ride it to my house.

3. Post pictures

4. Have me help break it in.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,383
Views: 656,859
Posted By TALLGUY
Thanks for the video and review Gus. I would...

Thanks for the video and review Gus.

I would like to see self cancelling signals (I thought the new model had them) and cruise control added to this package for the price.

I looks like a skid...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By TALLGUY
If you stick with that plan I can arrange a safe...

If you stick with that plan I can arrange a safe spot for your rig around Allison, Iowa which has good access to major roadways.

Obviously Allison is not Southern Iowa if that is what you had in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,190
Views: 389,165
Posted By TALLGUY
First Ride!!! Whoooo Hooooo!!!! Fired...

First Ride!!!

Whoooo Hooooo!!!!

Fired up the KLR tonight after work and did a quick 15 mile jaunt!!!

Waived at the neighbor with a couple new bikes in his garage (great guy but I must...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 21,346
Posted By TALLGUY
Donation made. TALLGUY--IN

Donation made.

TALLGUY--IN
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,906
Posted By TALLGUY
2002 RoadGlide 55000 miles 2 up and pulling...

2002 RoadGlide 55000 miles 2 up and pulling trailers. Normally 40 MPG.

1 issue: Crank Sensor went out around 50K

Awesome machine. Set the cruise, sit back and enjoy the ride.

We live 12...
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