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Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,109
Posted By Donniej
Welcome to scooter world :D Thanks again...

Welcome to scooter world :D

Thanks again for letting me use your bike. I've probably put ~100 miles on it and it's super comfy!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Donniej
Bump. There's 5 or 6 of us so far...

Bump.
There's 5 or 6 of us so far...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Donniej
I hear the Korean is great :D

I hear the Korean is great :D
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,544
Posted By Donniej
I bought a 1997 "Deco Classic" in 1998... ...

I bought a 1997 "Deco Classic" in 1998...
Selling it was the best part.

Me and a friend bought identical bikes, 1 vin number apart. When my windshield cracked and split, so did his.... when...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Donniej
I have 3, I'm currently using 2 to store...

I have 3, I'm currently using 2 to store hydroscopic soapmaking materials but I'm sure I can find replacements. I'd be happy to give them back to you and help you make mounting hardware.

I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Donniej
Philly Area Meet & Greet: 11/19 Thursday

I was looking at the Philly Tag O Rama thread and saw that there's a bunch of us. Why not meet up and say hi? I have lots of friends from SVRider (where I'm a mod) who will join us.

Where:...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Donniej
I know of these plastic jugs that make great top...

I know of these plastic jugs that make great top cases. I even know a guy who can make you a rack for them :evil

Wassup Doug :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,515
Posted By Donniej
I'm picking up the same bike this weekend. No...

I'm picking up the same bike this weekend. No one in the Philadelphia area would go under $7,500.... I found one in Ohio for $6,000. I really wasn't looking for a new bike but my Sportster (07...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By Donniej
What kind of bike? And are you absolutely,...

What kind of bike? And are you absolutely, positive that you have all the bolts out? That's a *really* common issue...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,098
Posted By Donniej
I'm pretty happy with the stock exhaust, I...

I'm pretty happy with the stock exhaust, I definitely don't want it any louder. As for the shocks, I'm cheap and they're probably more than I'd pay :D



In Philly traffic, on gas with 10%...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,883
Posted By Donniej
A little creativity with a gear puller can go a...

A little creativity with a gear puller can go a long way...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28,660
Views: 3,513,774
Posted By Donniej
I just noticed this never ending DR350 thread. ...

I just noticed this never ending DR350 thread. In case you never saw it, I have a thread about my TAT trip on a 1997 DR450SE... with some "custom" luggage :D

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,098
Posted By Donniej
You had a beautiful bike. I remember reading...

You had a beautiful bike. I remember reading about it getting creamed by the Jeep Liberty. Very sad.... but it's so amazing that you nor your wife were seriously hurt!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By Donniej
42 :D

42 :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,098
Posted By Donniej
+1 on not needing a tach. One of the things I...

+1 on not needing a tach. One of the things I really like about the bike is the lack of insturments taking up my attention.

The suspension travel on the "R" models isn't bad, but it's...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,098
Posted By Donniej
Thanks for all the positive feedback guys! ...

Thanks for all the positive feedback guys!



They are Kawasaki ZRX1100 shocks. The springs are *way* too sitff. I have a set of Big Twin air shocks on the way, I'm hoping they're sprung a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,390
Posted By Donniej
I weigh 170 and I had my stock shocks set on...

I weigh 170 and I had my stock shocks set on there stiffest setting.... bike = 2007 883R. It would still bottom out on moderate bumps! Over at XLForums there's a lot of people using longer shocks...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,258
Posted By Donniej
When me and my buddies were young and poor, we...

When me and my buddies were young and poor, we find the cheapest bikes we could find and off road them. KZ400's and CB400's come to mind. They did it OK and never broke anything major...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,261
Posted By Donniej
No problems. The only real problem with the SV...

No problems. The only real problem with the SV is if you wheelie... they tend to eat bottom ends that way.

BTW, on my 2000 naked I used taller risers. You can go up an inch or two without...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,261
Posted By Donniej
I own a 2003 SV. I've also owned three 99-02's...

I own a 2003 SV. I've also owned three 99-02's and another 2003. I'm also the tech forum moderator at SVRider.

The fuel injection on the 03+ SV's is solid. They don't get any better mileage...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,098
Posted By Donniej
My 2007 Sportster XL883R

Hey folks,
I've barely posted in a long time so I thought I'd show off my "new" bike.

Last year I was riding a 1964 XLH, one day it burned a valve... and while it had been extremely reliable,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
What a small world! I'm glad you found the place...

What a small world! I'm glad you found the place and posted those pics.

Thank you very much!
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,583
Posted By Donniej
I like it! There's actually a couple scooters...

I like it! There's actually a couple scooters out there that come with similar bodywork. Of course they're not nearly as early 1980's "futurstic" looking though :norton :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Thanks everyone! I'm glad I'm not the only one...

Thanks everyone! I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds humor in my "cheerleader for the clinically depressed" writing style :D


Sorry Patrick but there's no way anyone is going to pirate...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Except for a trip to San Fransisco 7 years ago,...

Except for a trip to San Fransisco 7 years ago, it was my first time out west.

I really enjoyed the solitude. It's one of the reasons I went by myself. If I had the time, I would have loved...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
The drums were given to me for free. They are...

The drums were given to me for free. They are aprox 8 gallons each. They're used for transporting silicone compounds and are very heavy duty. I wanted them on top, side by side, to keep the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Thank you everyone! About the "city...

Thank you everyone!

About the "city slicker" comments, I'm partly guilty. I'm 32 years old and have lived in Philadelphia for the last 7 years. Before that, I was born and raised in the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
The end, Days 24 & 25. These days kind of...

The end, Days 24 & 25.

These days kind of melted into one so I'm going to lump it all together here.

Journal entry;

Wednesday 8-8
Yesterday I woke up and headed right out. I realised I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 23. Monday 8-6 Journal entry; I...

Day 23.
Monday 8-6

Journal entry;

I woke up around 8:00, got breakfast and started looking for the trail. I was on it around 10:30 and rode all day. I got pretty lost but found it again......
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 22 Sunday 8-5 Journal entry; I...

Day 22
Sunday 8-5

Journal entry;

I had to pay $5 to see crater lake.
Paid $50 for a motel room.
Tomorrow I'll be in Port Orford. I don't want to go home...
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 21 Saturday 8-4 Journal Entry; ...

Day 21
Saturday 8-4

Journal Entry;

This morning I met 2 guys from New Zealand. They've been in the country since 7-4 and have been on the trail. We had breakfast together and talked.... They...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 20 Friday 8-3 Journal Entry; I...

Day 20
Friday 8-3

Journal Entry;

I finally made it to Oregon!
With no gas from Denio, NV to Lakeview, OR (~150 miles) I made sure I had an extra gallon in case I got lost. Early in the day...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 19 Thursday 8-2 Journal entry; ...

Day 19
Thursday 8-2

Journal entry;

At the gas station in Austin, I got coffee and had a nice chat with a couple- the guy was on a dresser and she was on a Shadow. The day was really...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 18 Wednesday, 8-1 Journal Entry; ...

Day 18
Wednesday, 8-1

Journal Entry;

I woke up early and had soem granola and coffee at the Lectrolux then headed out. I found the trail pretty fast but got bored of it just as quickly. It...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 17. Tuesday; 7-31 Journal entry: ...

Day 17. Tuesday; 7-31

Journal entry:

I woke up around 7:00- I was still very tired but there was work to do! I pulled the side covers, seat, tank, upper motor mount and valve cover. I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
It was rediculous how much had to come off to...

It was rediculous how much had to come off to remove the head.... the starter, exhaust, motor mounts and *tons* of little stuff. The table in the motel room seemed like the logical choice of where to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Journal Entry for Days 15 & 16; Monday, 7-30 ...

Journal Entry for Days 15 & 16; Monday, 7-30

Yesterday I made it from Green River to Richfield. There were some intense canyons, washouts and mountain passes. I got lost at one point and wound up...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 14; I make this rain suit look hawt ;D ...

Day 14;
I make this rain suit look hawt ;D

http://www.redphage.com/donniej/tat/day13/IMG_1004.JPG


I left with about 3,800 miles. Here I am at ~6,600. Note that I'm pretty wound out at...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 13; Friday, 7-27 Journal entry; ...

Day 13;
Friday, 7-27

Journal entry;

I slept in and got a good breakfast. I needed a break after the mountain pass's and today I got it. Durango is a decent sized town so I went to ACE...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,855
Posted By Donniej
Day 12; Thursday; 7-26 Journal Entry; ...

Day 12;
Thursday; 7-26

Journal Entry;

OK, I admit it's actually friday... I was just too tired last night. When I woke up I was still drained - I planned to take it easy but then I realised...
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