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Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,900
Views: 326,134
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Too late for you but: ...

Too late for you but:
http://www.motorcyclefactoryinc.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?veh=267489&pov=3724655
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Which bike is the fry cook?

Which bike is the fry cook?
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Honda nc700x

<a href="http://s1104.photobucket.com/user/Karl_Savacool/media/image-1.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/image-1.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Not in my budget right now. I also tend to...

Not in my budget right now. I also tend to neglect my bikes when I have more than one.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Four votes and no responses? Not even a snarky...

Four votes and no responses? Not even a snarky complaint about how the bikes aren't even in the same category?
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Honda NC700X VS Ducati S2R 800

Purpose: commuting and two up riding. Terrain is mix of twisty roads and city, not much freeway and no long distance, (2 hours max).

I have the Ducati now, but my wife doesn't like leaning forward...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,549
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/gallery...

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/wp-content/gallery/2014-suzuki-v-strom-1000-concept/2014-suzuki-v-strom-1000-concept-01.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,549
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I'm 6'4" with 34" inseam and had an FZ-1 for a...

I'm 6'4" with 34" inseam and had an FZ-1 for a few weeks and sold it. I was cramped and combine with spreading my knees apart for the wide inline four, it was very uncomfortable for me, (that's why I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I think there was a plan to move to Arizona? But...

I think there was a plan to move to Arizona? But I think it fell through.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Overall, it was a great visit. One of those rare...

Overall, it was a great visit. One of those rare occasions when my expectations were met or exceeded. I probably could have spent the entire day looking at all the exhibits but my wife doesn't share...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I got to watch the staff start this motorcycle...

I got to watch the staff start this motorcycle and run the motor for a couple minutes

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07114827AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
The curator, Dale Walksler was there during my...

The curator, Dale Walksler was there during my visit as well. He was a real gentleman. When he saw my military ID, told his staff that my wife and I were his guests.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
It is definitely the coolest motorcycle or car...

It is definitely the coolest motorcycle or car museum I have ever visited. I enjoyed seeing the bikes in their unrestored, working condition.

The effort to put them in context with the background...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07113249AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112939AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112756AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112739AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
My favorite displays were the bikes in their...

My favorite displays were the bikes in their natural environment, like this one:

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112659AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112635AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Here is the famous Traub ...

Here is the famous Traub

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07112540AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111855AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I'm not sure what this is but it is cool! ...

I'm not sure what this is but it is cool!

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111844AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111722AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
This is the bike they are raffling off to raise...

This is the bike they are raffling off to raise funds right now.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111431AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I recognized this from American pickers. ...

I recognized this from American pickers.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111149AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
When I walked passed this bike, I knew it was...

When I walked passed this bike, I knew it was going to be a good museum.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Wheels%20through%20time/PhotoNov07111050AM.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,726
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Visit to Wheels Through Time Museum

Last week I finally made it to the wheels through time museum. I have wanted to visit since I read an article on it about 7 years ago.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Thanks again for the feedback. If I have an...

Thanks again for the feedback. If I have an opportunity, I will test ride a KLR.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
The KLR ergos look good and it is very practical...

The KLR ergos look good and it is very practical but it doesn't do much for me in the way of excitement. I appreciate quality and enjoy working on a nice motorcycle. If I wasn't built like Lurch, I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I test rode a Triumph Tiger 800 about a year ago....

I test rode a Triumph Tiger 800 about a year ago. It had good ergos but I wasn't a fan of the triple. It also didn't feel as planted or confidence inspiring as my 950 Adventure.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
It will be a while before I even get to sit on a...

It will be a while before I even get to sit on a duke or SMT. I loved the ergos and motor on my 950 adventure, it had few mechanical issues but the poor dealer service was mostly at fault. The oil...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Also... gasoline will be very expensive.

Also... gasoline will be very expensive.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
I am about the same size, (6'4") and might be...

I am about the same size, (6'4") and might be moving to a city with no long distance riding possible, which bike would you go with?
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
By the way, the vibrations on my 950 Adventure...

By the way, the vibrations on my 950 Adventure were almost unnoticeable unless I was on a long freeway trip, (resulting in numb hands).
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Thanks for the feedback. Those are 2 bikes on my...

Thanks for the feedback. Those are 2 bikes on my short list. How did the seating positions compare? They seem about the same.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,113
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Has anyone ridden this bike and a bike with an...

Has anyone ridden this bike and a bike with an LC8? How do the engines compare? I remember my 950 Adventure pulling like a tractor and having a high frequency buzz on the freeway.
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,801
Posted By PorkChopExpress
More pictures

Here are some more pics. As soon as I kill all the bugs and clean out the rafters, I can move my tools and bikes in.


...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,801
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Inside the barn

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Barn/PhotoJul28122312PM.jpg

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Barn/PhotoJul28122246PM.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,801
Posted By PorkChopExpress
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Sava...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Barn/PhotoAug07121521PM.jpg


Structures complete, just needs fan, lights and electricity.
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,801
Posted By PorkChopExpress
Almost done

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h332/Karl_Savacool/Barn/PhotoJul28122138PM.jpg
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