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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,253
Posted By ricmachado
I've done that, about 6 months ago a woman...

I've done that, about 6 months ago a woman leaving a MCD's parking lot opened her window and threw her bag and cup outside her window. I cut off in front of her and yelled for her to go back, it took...
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By ricmachado
Nice find!

Nice find!
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By ricmachado
That is what I was thinking... Thanks Dan

That is what I was thinking... Thanks Dan
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By ricmachado
I think Jay has a modification for V-Storm that...

I think Jay has a modification for V-Storm that moves the wheel without the leading link design, just a bracket to relocate the wheel.
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
I don't mind, that is how one learn. you are...

I don't mind, that is how one learn.

you are correct, I build this one after selling the velorex, the velorex had a lot of play on the mounts, (it would shake very easily), this one is solid,...
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
The extra holes were a mistake,:rofl actually I...

The extra holes were a mistake,:rofl actually I wanted the plate to be shorter, so I drilled the first hole and was going to cut it shorter, then I realized that the weld was not allowing me to make...
Forum: Hacks 01-04-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
Dan, I'm sure the builders on the site will...

Dan,

I'm sure the builders on the site will say it's not safe and should not have lasted that long... The mounts are solid, I have no play on them, is this the best way? probably not, a machined...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
Hey, can't blame the guy for trying..... :evil ...

Hey, can't blame the guy for trying..... :evil

It's a 4K rig, not many options on that price range.
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
the mounts on the sportster are not pretty, but...

the mounts on the sportster are not pretty, but they are effective... :D:D

It took a lot of trial and error, but it ran for the last couple of years. and traveled from NC to TX without a glitch....
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
It's on e-bay, the reserve is a little lower than...

It's on e-bay, the reserve is a little lower than my asking price...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/171552872166?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
Forum: Hacks 11-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
Sportster 883 with custom hack

My Hack is again up for sale, it is a 2004 Sportster 883 with 45K miles and a custom sidecar frame and mounts. The tub is a HD tub from the 80's.

I would like $4500 for the combo, I'll separate if...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,849
Posted By ricmachado
What tire it that?

What tire it that?
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By ricmachado
the TUG is an Amazonas, a Brazilian motorcycle...

the TUG is an Amazonas, a Brazilian motorcycle built using a VW engine (1600) if I'm not wrong.
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By ricmachado
what year sportster? was it the stock rim?

what year sportster? was it the stock rim?
Forum: Hack Vendors 07-30-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,894
Posted By ricmachado
nice :thumb

nice :thumb
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,212
Posted By ricmachado
I would have the sportster, as you mentioned, HD...

I would have the sportster, as you mentioned, HD dealers are everywhere, sportsters are very good and you already have the bike.

My first hack was a used velorex that I got for around 400 bucks,...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By ricmachado
thanks for the suggestions,

thanks for the suggestions,
Forum: Americas 06-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By ricmachado
TX, CO, NM - Onw week, 2000 Miles

I'm planning to make this trip mid July. I'll have 6 days to complete.
My idea is to stay on single lane roads, and some dirty / gravel road.

The bike is a Sportster with a sidecar, so no heavy...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,692
Posted By ricmachado
Very nice rig. :clap what kind of Hub are...

Very nice rig. :clap

what kind of Hub are you using for these wheels? Did you have to use a different front end for it?
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
Not sure I have much gay stuff in my house.... ...

Not sure I have much gay stuff in my house.... :rofl :rofl
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,661
Posted By ricmachado
I don't want to hijack, but I'm having the same...

I don't want to hijack, but I'm having the same problem with mine, the bike is a sportster, I recently replace both fork seals because the right was leaking, less than a month later, same problem.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
the rig is up on flea market ...

the rig is up on flea market

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=967583
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
Sportster / Custom combo

I'm selling my rig, it is a 2004 sportster 883 with a custom made sidecar frame and a Harley Sidecar body.

Bike has around 50K miles but still runs good,

rear tire is new, hack and front are...
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,267
Posted By ricmachado
I like this rig, I think that sportsters are...

I like this rig, I think that sportsters are great tugs, :clap :clap
keep the pictures coming
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,253
Posted By ricmachado
The weather is getting better, so I'll start...

The weather is getting better, so I'll start again with a ew tag.

hack and monkey near a historic landmark

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/ricmachado/photo_zps8c704add.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 752,452
Posted By ricmachado
I rode with the owner at the last DGR in...

I rode with the owner at the last DGR in Charlotte, really nice guy, the vespa is a really good looking scooter with the hack, if I had the money burning my pocket I would consider buying it for sure.
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,570
Posted By ricmachado
I had the same setup about one year ago before I...

I had the same setup about one year ago before I changed the hack for a custom one.

I think that my lead was much less than your, about 9in, the "curved" front lower mount was almost parallel to...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,049
Posted By ricmachado
on mine, there is a lock nut on the eye bolt,

on mine, there is a lock nut on the eye bolt,
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
So I'm here for just over one month, and the rest...

So I'm here for just over one month, and the rest of the family for only 2 weeks, the weather has been brutal for us "Brazilians" that spend the past 10 years in Miami, Orlando and Charlotte, we are...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 151,718
Posted By ricmachado
I can't find any information on TV showing the...

I can't find any information on TV showing the race, anyone knows if will be on TV? and what time?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
Nice, when I get my bike here I'll start to...

Nice,
when I get my bike here I'll start to explore... :D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-23-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
I accepted the offer and arrived in Canyon Monday...

I accepted the offer and arrived in Canyon Monday Nov 11th, Looks like a nice place, the people is very welcoming and friendly, the work is keeping me busy daily and this bad weather keeping me...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By ricmachado
if the bike is running good, 1500 is not a bad...

if the bike is running good, 1500 is not a bad price, klrs are a fugly bike anyway so there is no cosmetic to he done.:D
maybe you can get the seller to install a milk crate?? :D:D:D
i had an 07,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-24-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
Thanks for the replies, I'll be looking into the...

Thanks for the replies, I'll be looking into the offer,
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
:clap:clap:clap Thanks, I'll try on the...

:clap:clap:clap

Thanks,

I'll try on the next visit in 3 weeks
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By ricmachado
Amarillo, The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The company I work for offered me a job near Amarillo, TX (Canyon) anyone here from that area can tell me the good, bad and ugly from tham part of the country?

I don't care moving, but would like...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By ricmachado
it looks like a HD, hard to say the year because...

it looks like a HD, hard to say the year because I don't think that the body changed much, I have one that I cannot see the seam in the front of the tube, the trim goes around but leaves the nose...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By ricmachado
I have a sidecar mounted on a sportster and I...

I have a sidecar mounted on a sportster and I love it. I started with a very old velorex mounted on a KLR, rode for just over 1,5 years, traded the KLR for a sportster and connected the velorex to...
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,941
Posted By ricmachado
After a lot more work, I finally came up with a...

After a lot more work, I finally came up with a solution, I know my build is not as impressive as many here and the final work needs much improvement on the visual, but the rig rides fine.

I did...
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,941
Posted By ricmachado
That's awesome, thanks for the pictures, I...

That's awesome, thanks for the pictures, I dropped the ball not creating a fixed connector. Lesson learned.

I had the guy who fabricates my parts change the struds (also using thicker parts) and...
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