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Forum: Americas 02-28-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By bullcity
wow- I would assume that there would be several...

wow- I would assume that there would be several 200+ stretches through the midwest/ desert. You sure 100 will get it?
Forum: Americas 02-28-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,949
Posted By bullcity
How much range to go cross country?

If one was looking to ride cross country- including noodling through the northwest, Montana, seeing a bunch of parks, etc- what kind of range should your bike be capable?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,644
Posted By bullcity
whats's a k6?

whats's a k6?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,644
Posted By bullcity
what would you say the shortcomings are?

what would you say the shortcomings are?
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,644
Posted By bullcity
well... I'm hoping it is showing my initial...

well... I'm hoping it is showing my initial ignorance? Because the Burgman was fuckin awesome.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-02-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,644
Posted By bullcity
I rode a 650. My other bike is a Honda CB550.

I rode a 650. My other bike is a Honda CB550.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,644
Posted By bullcity
Rode a Burgman

My wife's boss rides a Burgman and had been dropping hints for years about trading bikes for a while. I was thinking- dude just wants to ride a real bike and I'll be stuck with some crap for a while....
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 78,777
Posted By bullcity
ahhh... that's what I get for using google.

ahhh... that's what I get for using google.
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 78,777
Posted By bullcity
is this still the place to waste money on adv...

is this still the place to waste money on adv gear? does the site get a cut?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By bullcity
I like your sig line. Greatest line in...

I like your sig line.


Greatest line in all of rock in roll:

When they kick out your front door, how you gonna come? With your hands on your head, or on the triggers of your gun?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By bullcity
The bike has two coils, so that points even more...

The bike has two coils, so that points even more to a bad cable.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,166,995
Posted By bullcity
Here's my 83 Nighthawk 550. Been very happy so...

Here's my 83 Nighthawk 550. Been very happy so far, it's amazing what new bars will do for that bike.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_W7rwqQjyJ8w/S_8S9V7GHXI/AAAAAAAABFc/0UpHFOThoXs/s400/IMG_0132.JPG
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By bullcity
Thanks for your help so far- Went out to...

Thanks for your help so far-

Went out to work on it today, tried to start it and got an engine that wouldn't run.

Check each plug for spark, got 3 out of 4 sparking. For shits and grins I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By bullcity
I need to check for spark. I'll do it tonight. If...

I need to check for spark. I'll do it tonight. If not spark, I'll check the coils. Thanks- I'm hoping it's not a coil, but that is what I am thinking as well.

I don't think fuel is an issue, those...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By bullcity
all plugs not firing? 83 550SC

not sure where to start...

The bike has been great up until now. Just this last weekend I did an overnight trip in the NC Mtns- over 600 miles- no issues. Rode my bike to work yesterday and today...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 8,880,032
Posted By bullcity
This girl is amazing :raabia

This girl is amazing :raabia
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 8,880,032
Posted By bullcity
"Umm hello... Yes, motorcycle shop?.. My...

"Umm hello... Yes, motorcycle shop?.. My cable-thingy has become unscrewed and I need a man to come fix it for me."
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 44,007
Posted By bullcity
Used wd40 and it went right on.

Used wd40 and it went right on.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 44,007
Posted By bullcity
Thats exactly what I did. Left it in the sun for...

Thats exactly what I did. Left it in the sun for a few hours to warm up, I just couldn't get it over the lip at the end. I have a tire coming tomorrow so I'll be back at it. I just won't force it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 44,007
Posted By bullcity
Pissed I was trying to install some tires this weekend....

I was trying to install some tires this weekend. Front went on without problems, I ripped the rubber on the bead trying to force the back on.

pissed me off to no end.

what part of the bead do...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,992
Posted By bullcity
sorry but those links actually don't...

sorry but those links actually don't work.:poserThat place sucks.
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,992
Posted By bullcity
I ordered some parts from them last week. I also...

I ordered some parts from them last week. I also ordered some parts from Motorcycle Superstore and got the parts and tires in three days. Checked OBB and my order was "pending fulfillment". I looked...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By bullcity
I am in the midst of checking my charging system...

I am in the midst of checking my charging system on a garage find. I have done every test possible with the bike off. First new battery went to crap after a day of working on the bike. When that I...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By bullcity
I'm pretty sure it's dead. I took it off the...

I'm pretty sure it's dead. I took it off the charger and the voltage dropped every few seconds.

Thanks for your help-

last question. Can you charge a new battery (that you put the acid in...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By bullcity
I just got a battery tender jr in the mail today,...

I just got a battery tender jr in the mail today, added water and hooked it up. After about an hour it was above 12... I'll see if it holds.:dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By bullcity
Thanks- So whats up with 11volts... dead? Can it...

Thanks- So whats up with 11volts... dead? Can it come back from the dead?
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By bullcity
2 battery questions

If my battery is down to 11 volts is it pretty much a goner?

What would cause the fluid to evaporate pass the low mark when only using a brand new battery for less than an hour?

It's an 83...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By bullcity
83 550 SC charging test?

Can I test charging rate on my bike with only a voltmeter?

Or do I need an ammeter?
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
you may have seen this, it's a listing of the...

you may have seen this, it's a listing of the closures:

http://www.nps.gov/blri/planyourvisit/roadclosures.htm

If those roads open in better weather it would work out... but they may not open...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
V-Strom wouldn't be a problem. Its really smooth...

V-Strom wouldn't be a problem. Its really smooth but does have some very sharp turns toward the top. They gave some oh no moments but it was mostly due to my lack of experience on dirt/gravel. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
Yep, Curtis Creek. The Ranger told us about it...

Yep, Curtis Creek. The Ranger told us about it and he said it cuts off 30-45 minutes off the detour. If you are on a DS you could take it quicker. When you get down the hill and it flattens out by...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
It's not too small, but if it was any smaller it...

It's not too small, but if it was any smaller it would be. I cruise at 90-95 on the empty interstate coming to work in the mornings, but the bike is really unstable at that point and I definitely...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
yep, it's a really nice tower.

yep, it's a really nice tower.
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
damasovi...

damasovi (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=42433)- Im 6'2". The bike is a little small but I was pretty comfy after I figured out the best packing configuration. Regular doses of ibuprofen...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
Heres the fireroad

It was probably about 15 miles or so, maybe... I was so concerned about not losing my front end I can't remember. Im sure there are quite a few people on here who have taken this road.

<a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
We did about 900 miles and the bungees held. I...

We did about 900 miles and the bungees held. I wouldn't do it with the flat bungees again because they were showing major fatigue pretty quickly. I was pretty happy considering the occasional 90 mph...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
hope you're enjoying it so far... Continued...

hope you're enjoying it so far...

Continued on the parkway and hit some clouds...typical parkway weather...

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Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
The bike really grew on me. I still want my...

The bike really grew on me. I still want my Wee-Strom, but I think the 2fiddy is a keeper. It's really fun, and its still plenty fast to get me in trouble on a corner.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
SgtMike- The roads get really good west of...

SgtMike- The roads get really good west of Winston. The only thing we have close to the triangle is a road called Old Liberty Highway. Its alright, but nothing special.

Ramage- I'll try to get...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By bullcity
Noob no more- 5 days in the Mountians of NC

This will be my feeble attempt at a quick rr of the parkway to the Dragon and back. I already know that next time I need more pics!

Here's the lil' Ninja 250 all packed up and ready to go.
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