ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 231
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: kev187
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 258,518
Posted By kev187
[QUOTE=Jimmy the Heater;26216862]Now that looks...

[QUOTE=Jimmy the Heater;26216862]Now that looks like a comfy seat. Much much better than the stock Honda plank.

It is the stock honda seat pan, I sent it off to http://www.sargentcycle.com/ They...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 258,518
Posted By kev187
No issues at all. Oxford makes a scooter...

No issues at all. Oxford makes a scooter friendly grip Kit that draws less amps. It has just high/low setting. The high setting is about 75% of what I feel the oxford motorcycle grips put out...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 258,518
Posted By kev187
I love my GROM I put a deposit on one the...

I love my GROM

I put a deposit on one the day they got announced April 2013. I took delivery out the Crate August 2013.

I am 40 years old, 6'3' over 200lbs. I love the bike. I have done a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,537
Views: 1,396,208
Posted By kev187
My Current Small Bike Fleet

2009 Yamaha Tmax
A lot of mods, did the full Rizoma Bar Conversion (took 2 days)

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/kev4evr/16599896555" title="IMG_20130724_150514 by Kevin J, on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9,141
Views: 2,101,962
Posted By kev187
Looks Great!!!!!!!!

Looks Great!!!!!!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,141
Views: 2,101,962
Posted By kev187
Few pics from my Fall trip to Deals Gap

Few pics from my Fall Dragon Trip on the Tenere

IMG]<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/kev4evr/15227713446" title="561960 by Kevin J, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,562
Posted By kev187
I have enjoyed my Tmax 500. Purchased it used...

I have enjoyed my Tmax 500. Purchased it used with 360 miles on it, now 9000 miles. Fantastic power, handling, comfort.

I have added the rizoma handlbar kit, Yoshi Full System carbon exhaust. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,870
Views: 350,884
Posted By kev187
He had an ADVrider decal on the bike and a "ride...

He had an ADVrider decal on the bike and a "ride the world" decal. So he was aware of the forum. His english was really broken up, so we did not chat long.

He was a smallish fellow, had to put...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,870
Views: 350,884
Posted By kev187
Was out exploring some roads in West VA this...

Was out exploring some roads in West VA this weekend, I was visiting my brother who lives in Berkely Springs. Found some really great roads to test the new Tenere out, randomly ran into this guy on...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
+1 on all of this Do the rejet, takes about...

+1 on all of this

Do the rejet, takes about an hour, and most of that is just removing the bodywork.

Experiment with rollers/sliders. I found the Doctor Pulley 21G is the best of both...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
^CORRECT^ Even though the Big Ruckus is 80's...

^CORRECT^

Even though the Big Ruckus is 80's technology, its still more modern and watercooled.

CVT tuning is not a horrible thing, unless you cut the weights down so much your banging the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
I am not sure what type of bike your talking...

I am not sure what type of bike your talking about ;-)

I have seen tuned Honda 49cc Ruckus's running wide open with lifted rev limiters still running at 29,000 miles!

Adding some slight tuning...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9,141
Views: 2,101,962
Posted By kev187
I was looking at left over KTM990s, and after...

I was looking at left over KTM990s, and after owning a Triumph and a Buell back to back, I wanted a Japanese bike just for parts availability and reliability. Buell and My triumph both had several...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,141
Views: 2,101,962
Posted By kev187
Just picked up my Tenere' two weeks ago. Got a...

Just picked up my Tenere' two weeks ago. Got a left over 2013 for $11,900 (USA) brand new. Sold my Ulysses to picked this up. Already installed the SW-Motech Trax cases along with a custom Seat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,870
Views: 350,884
Posted By kev187
Hello to the Nova Riders. I have been on ADV for...

Hello to the Nova Riders. I have been on ADV for years and in Nova even longer. Just discovered we had a local thread here on ADV. Living in Alexandria/Huntington area.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By kev187
That is early Mine has 21,000 on it, bike is...

That is early

Mine has 21,000 on it, bike is a 2008, stored outside under a dowco cover, and ridden regular. I had it in the shop a bit ago to see about a new belt (already have a new one for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
Big Ruckus can hit 80mph, but its a slug off the...

Big Ruckus can hit 80mph, but its a slug off the line and a pig on hills.

The tuning i have mentioned brings it down to 75mph, but is quicker off the line and does not slow down on hills as much...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,946
Posted By kev187
I love my max. I own 7 bikes to include a Buell...

I love my max. I own 7 bikes to include a Buell and Tenere, this bike is just amazing in the twisties and fantastic breaks. Bike goes plenty fast and I give motorcycles a run on the back roads. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
Your not going to shorten the life span, unless...

Your not going to shorten the life span, unless your wide open on the freeway all the time. the 19G sliders will keep the RPM's high and I did not like that. the 21G sliders is a nice mix, slightly...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,269
Posted By kev187
I have a big Ruckus with 18,000 miles on it, no...

I have a big Ruckus with 18,000 miles on it, no issues at all. I also know some one who has a 2005 with 60,000 on it and just minor service / repairs (Stator and starter)

They are tanks, dead...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-19-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
On the ULY you don't feel the drag from the zegas...

On the ULY you don't feel the drag from the zegas till you get close to 100mph. Other than that, 85 to 90mph all day long with those 41L cases on there.

I have been to the dragon once on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 1,135,957
Posted By kev187
Pfft... you can put a Givi Adapter plate on any...

Pfft... you can put a Givi Adapter plate on any damn rack you want? Those four bolt holes on the Honda rack are a bit too foward for the givi plate, but that can be fixed by either drilling holes...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-13-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Its a combination of parts and non of it cheap. ...

Its a combination of parts and non of it cheap. I did this all in 2008 when I 1st got the bike and obviously its held up quite well :-)

First the Touratech Side Racks + Cases, not a bad install...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6,118
Views: 1,135,957
Posted By kev187
ANYONE purchased the OEM luggage? Looks really...

ANYONE purchased the OEM luggage? Looks really clean, top box is a bit small? I would love to set this bike up with the OEM side cases and a GIVI top box on the rear carrier. Honda has done a nice...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-13-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Pics

I have not posted some pics in a while. I took these photos of my UlY last Summer, the Dragon Pics from 2010.

21,000 miles and going... but I have been window shopping for a new bike ;)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,337
Views: 771,422
Posted By kev187
You might have a point Just get the full...

You might have a point

Just get the full liner and repace the jacket linder of my winter 3/4 length coat. As long as the Max can handle the load of this and the grips.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,337
Views: 771,422
Posted By kev187
Thanks guys It looks like experience beats...

Thanks guys

It looks like experience beats out one mechanic. I would haev thought a 500cc engnie to handle two pieces of gear. I have a Buell Ulysses also and I know that can handle it, just...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,337
Views: 771,422
Posted By kev187
Heated gear and how much drain can the MAX...

Heated gear and how much drain can the MAX handle?

My 2009 Tmax already has Oxford Heated Grips on it. Their spec is
Source 12-volt DC
Current 4.0 amps
Watts 48 watts

I want to get a...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By kev187
Absolutely here is the link to the Rally. Its a...

Absolutely here is the link to the Rally. Its a great time, usually about 60-80 people, not bad for a end of the season rally. Its not our typical vintage only crowd, very open to whoever shows up....
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By kev187
Indian Summer Scooter Rally Video

Video I put together from last years Indian Summer scooter rally hosted by Seven Hills scooter Club in Richmond VA. I am riding my big ruckus and filmed the video using a GoPro HD, Nokia E7, and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-30-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Here are some pics I took today,1" piece of flat...

Here are some pics I took today,1" piece of flat stock steel from lowes, bent holes drilled for the horn and fender bolts, then powder coated. Horn has about 25+ thousand miles of hanging out by the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-29-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,559
Posted By kev187
http://www.meetup.com/dcspindoctors/ here isa...

http://www.meetup.com/dcspindoctors/ here isa link to the dc local scooter meetup group. for the record i did not come up with the name. we do rides pretth frequent that are 125 friendly.i catch...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-26-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Yeah Ill take some pics. I basically got a piece...

Yeah Ill take some pics. I basically got a piece of 1" x.08" steel, bent it in a vice to make an L out of it, drilled holes for the horn and the two bolts behind the fender, then brought it to the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-26-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
You must have got a dudd. I have had this Stebel...

You must have got a dudd. I have had this Stebel since 2006, back then it was mounted on the crash bars of my 2005 Triumph Tiger, it was hung low behind the rear wheel, spent about 5000 miles...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Pics at the Dragon 2010 ...

Pics at the Dragon 2010

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8025171083_25bcbac86d_c.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8029/8025169772_40498d1bcf_c.jpg
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-25-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
Yeah... you are looking at bikes owned by one OCD...

Yeah... you are looking at bikes owned by one OCD person. All my vehicles are routinely ridden, but highly well cared for and maintained. I even wax the wheels.. but it does get ridden and it has...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 09-25-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,628
Views: 985,298
Posted By kev187
I have not posted pics of my ULY in a while. ...

I have not posted pics of my ULY in a while.

2008 Ulysses 18K miles young, owned by just me.

Farkles included

Zega Uly Pannier Set 41L
Fehling Rear Rack + Zega top case + Zega Universal...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,079
Posted By kev187
I have been a Ruckus Rider for years, own a...

I have been a Ruckus Rider for years, own a heavily modded 2007 Ruck and a 2006 Big Ruckus.

Not sure what to make of the Zoomer-X though? so much plastic and hard edges, much different than the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,559
Posted By kev187
Just curious, you have never owned a motorized...

Just curious, you have never owned a motorized vehicle before? Do yuo have your M-Class license? the PCX requires a motorcycle license tags and insurance in MD? plus new laws require the met be...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,635
Posted By kev187
They Already Made the perfect scooter, then...

They Already Made the perfect scooter, then stopped making it, what would be perfect is to bring it back again.. no changes needed... perfect!


I love mine, 17K miles and counting.
...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 231

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015