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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By DLFLHT
I think we'll wait a bit and make sure the snow's...

I think we'll wait a bit and make sure the snow's off the road. A couple of years ago we learned the hard way that a 990 Adventure makes a shitty snowmobile and I don't need to learn that lesson...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By DLFLHT
Tollgate to Troy - OK 2 up on a pig?

Looking at cutting over from Tollgate to Troy on 64/62 or 64/63/62. I assume since they're double-digits they're your run of the mill FS roads - are they? We'd be two-up on an Explorer and not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,340
Posted By DLFLHT
I84 to 82 and you're there - don't even need GPS...

I84 to 82 and you're there - don't even need GPS or a map! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,807
Posted By DLFLHT
That's no fun!

That's no fun!
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,241
Posted By DLFLHT
I would never be happy with a Harley as my only...

I would never be happy with a Harley as my only bike.

However, I'm happy to own a Harley. After riding sport and sport touring bikes for years, I've now had Harleys off and on (mostly on) for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,470
Posted By DLFLHT
I had a brand new 1996 Evo Fatboy - I'd rather...

I had a brand new 1996 Evo Fatboy - I'd rather walk. Bought it right and sold it in a couple of months and made a few bucks.

For riding, I prefer every twin cam I've had since.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8,505
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,132,961
Posted By DLFLHT
I have a pair of Klim Traverse pants in size 28...

I have a pair of Klim Traverse pants in size 28 and Alpinestars Scout boots in men's size 6 (Euro 39, 7.5 to 8 women's). These are both virtually brand new - worn twice. These were my wife's, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,532
Posted By DLFLHT
Not sure I'd care to live out there, but ......

Not sure I'd care to live out there, but ... Fossil to Shaniko ... one of my favorite stretches of pavement in the state!
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 589,029
Posted By DLFLHT
That's absolutly right. I can walk in there an...

That's absolutly right. I can walk in there an buy the bike for $7,499 plus a doc fee ($50 last time I bought there) and the government fees (about $200 for an Oregon resident). I got a screaming...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 589,029
Posted By DLFLHT
Here's a smokin' deal on a brand new one......

Here's a smokin' deal on a brand new one... http://www.motosporthillsboro.com/

Click on the middle page below "Motosport Blowouts" - $7,499 plus license and title. These guys are legit - no...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 237,010
Posted By DLFLHT
When you see the FZ-09 in the flesh, which I did...

When you see the FZ-09 in the flesh, which I did for the first time today, you'll immediately see where they cut corners to get to the price point. It has a box radiator, just bolted to the frame...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By DLFLHT
I saw one in the flesh for the first time today....

I saw one in the flesh for the first time today. In the interest of full disclosure, I have a '13 Street Triple R, but I bought it knowing the FZ was coming and what price it would be. If engine...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 597,034
Posted By DLFLHT
C'mon, scrap that thing already. I got a...

C'mon, scrap that thing already. I got a screamin' deal on '13 Road King just waiting for you - you get the repeat customer discount.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 597,034
Posted By DLFLHT
Whatta piece of shit! I had a bike exactly like...

Whatta piece of shit! I had a bike exactly like that but I sold it to a guy I worked with about 12 years ago.

:wave
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,655
Posted By DLFLHT
Motosport Hillsboro, or whatever it's called, has...

Motosport Hillsboro, or whatever it's called, has had a decent selection when I've been in there.
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,039
Posted By DLFLHT
You can usually find a sweet spot with the...

You can usually find a sweet spot with the electrically adjustable windshields that is very good. I've had three different bikes with that setup and I could find a very good spot with all of them,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 237,010
Posted By DLFLHT
I have had a 2003 Z1000, a 2010 Z1000 and I have...

I have had a 2003 Z1000, a 2010 Z1000 and I have the 2013 Street Triple R now. The Kawasakis seem fairly bullet proof, but I have no reason to believe the Triumph will be any different. The current...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 237,010
Posted By DLFLHT
We have no sales tax - that's why it only cost me...

We have no sales tax - that's why it only cost me $183 to plate it. Yeah, I was happy with $9,500 for the bike. This dealer treats me right because I give them plenty of business - I doubt most...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 237,010
Posted By DLFLHT
Maybe you can't, but I did. I bought my new '13 R...

Maybe you can't, but I did. I bought my new '13 R for $9,500 plus license and title - $9,683 OTD to be exact at the end of June.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 33,729
Posted By DLFLHT
Go the Harley website. Add up Harley's list...

Go the Harley website. Add up Harley's list price for the bike, color option, any other factory options and the Harley listed freight. That should be your starting point and you should pay less...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By DLFLHT
I assume you are staying on pavement. If so, I...

I assume you are staying on pavement. If so, I would drop down 97 to Shaniko. From Shaniko you go to Fossil - one of my favorite stretches of motorcycle roads in Oregon. Then you can head to Spray...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By DLFLHT
Well, I pondered it a couple of days and bought a...

Well, I pondered it a couple of days and bought a new 2013 Street Triple R today. I got it for $9,500, so figure it's a $1,500 premium over the FZ-09 (assuming they won't be discounting them out of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,369
Posted By DLFLHT
It's up on the Yamaha USA...

It's up on the Yamaha USA site...http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/modelhome/685/0/home.aspx

Given the $7,990 price point, it's $1k cheaper than the FZ8. That seems they're building...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By DLFLHT
They make adapters to go either way - cig to...

They make adapters to go either way - cig to Powerlet or Powerlet to cig.
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,738
Posted By DLFLHT
The difference there is that the salesman would...

The difference there is that the salesman would be talking about increasing power, not basic ride-ability. The fueling has been flawless on the fuel injected Harleys I have owned - not a hiccup, burp...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By DLFLHT
Explorer sales might be slow because of the...

Explorer sales might be slow because of the noisey head issues they're just now getting sorted out. Anyone who's considering one would be a bit put off if they did any research (like over on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,301
Posted By DLFLHT
You've got to get the key words for comparable...

You've got to get the key words for comparable bikes in your ad, so someone searching for a Vulcan, etc., will see your ad. At the very bottom of my ads I simply list them - in your case, like this...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,073
Posted By DLFLHT
If you buy, get a 2009 or later ... significant...

If you buy, get a 2009 or later ... significant chassis changes.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 61,059
Posted By DLFLHT
I've always like the Hypermotards - test rode...

I've always like the Hypermotards - test rode one, but never bought one. The new one may change that - I really like it. I've got it for my wallpaper and I might not be able to resist this time.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 53,234
Posted By DLFLHT
I went from a 2010 Ultra Classic Limited to a...

I went from a 2010 Ultra Classic Limited to a 2013 Road King. The Ultra was a nice bike, but I never really cared for all the plastic, stereo, intercom, gauges, etc. The Road King is just nice,...
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,898
Posted By DLFLHT
It's been years since I had a KLR and I don't...

It's been years since I had a KLR and I don't think I ever took it where I had to pick it up, but KLRs are heavy for a 650 thumper. Seems like a DR650 would be a much better choice. I learned very...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 47,983
Posted By DLFLHT
That's why they make the 1200 Explorer. Now...

That's why they make the 1200 Explorer. Now you're talking 1200 vs. 1200 and it isn't even close. :D
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,049
Posted By DLFLHT
I ride two-up most of the time. I've had...

I ride two-up most of the time. I've had V-Stroms, a GS, a 990 and now an Explorer. Out of all of those, I think my wife would say the 990 was the least comfortable, but it wasn't bad. There's not...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,316
Posted By DLFLHT
I bought a Galfer kit once and one of the banjo...

I bought a Galfer kit once and one of the banjo bolts was incorrect. Bear in mind, the Galfer banjo bolts are not as strong as the stock bolts so the torque spec is much lower and they include a...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,658
Posted By DLFLHT
I'm looking for bags for my Explorer too and have...

I'm looking for bags for my Explorer too and have settled on the Micatechs (haven't ordered them yet). They use the SW Motech racks so you can get them for the Explorer. They also make a rack that...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,161
Posted By DLFLHT
Last summer, I narrowed it down to the C14 and...

Last summer, I narrowed it down to the C14 and the S10 - then I bought an Explorer. :lol3

The Explorer gives up less as a road bike than the S10. More power and it even has cruise control, yet...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By DLFLHT
Why don't you just get a binder from your...

Why don't you just get a binder from your insurance company? That would be the normal way of insuring a new bike. Also, if you currently have a bike insured, you should be automatically covered on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By DLFLHT
That brings back memories. I had a '73 SL350...

That brings back memories. I had a '73 SL350 back in high school - it was the blue one with the yellow inset on the tank - really a cool bike. Can't wait to see the pics - enjoy!
Forum: Orange Crush 11-16-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,919
Posted By DLFLHT
I bought my 990 (since sold it) from the Gresham...

I bought my 990 (since sold it) from the Gresham dealer. I knew I was paying more for it when I bought it, but I knew the shop's reputation, so paying the extra money seemed to be a good investment....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By DLFLHT
Hold their value??? I've bought and sold a...

Hold their value???

I've bought and sold a lot of bikes, but my 990 Dakar was the hardest to sell. I also took the biggest bath on that bike that I have taken on any bike... ever. I just...
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