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Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 164,512
Posted By r80rt
Thanks, they are pretty small, but carry enough...

Thanks, they are pretty small, but carry enough for my back road exploration, They show up on EBay now and then.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 164,512
Posted By r80rt
I put the accessories on it. The bags are...

I put the accessories on it. The bags are military surplus, German bread bags I think.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 164,512
Posted By r80rt
Another '75 K6

Picked this one up a couple of days ago, all original 1975 with 3600 miles on it. It's the fourth one I've had, and it's a keeper.
http://i393.photobucket.com/albums/pp11/r800rt/002-3.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Man that's a strong looking rack, well done!

Man that's a strong looking rack, well done!
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,271,916
Posted By r80rt
Looks good to me, but I think I'd just put the...

Looks good to me, but I think I'd just put the new tires on before I left.
Have a great trip, it sounds like you'll have a lot of fun. + 1 on the trail stand.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,271,916
Posted By r80rt
Yeah, he had a great set up, I enjoyed his ride...

Yeah, he had a great set up, I enjoyed his ride reports and his trip is legendary to me.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,271,916
Posted By r80rt
Do a search for the MotoMule trailer, I was...

Do a search for the MotoMule trailer, I was inspired by that trailer to build my own. There are some good ideas on this forum too. Thanks for your comment and I'm glad you like it, but I sure ain't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,271,916
Posted By r80rt
Back road explorer

Here's my little back road explorer, the TDub takes me anywhere I want to go. :D
http://i393.photobucket.com/albums/pp11/r800rt/HPIM1547.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Yeah, it sounds like a air leak making it run...

Yeah, it sounds like a air leak making it run super lean.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 88,269
Views: 4,352,914
Posted By r80rt
Excellent, I was born on a dirt road :D, . Thank...

Excellent, I was born on a dirt road :D, . Thank you sir for the info, I do appreciate it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 88,269
Views: 4,352,914
Posted By r80rt
Thumb Thanks for the info, that helps to lighten the...

Thanks for the info, that helps to lighten the load.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-02-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 88,269
Views: 4,352,914
Posted By r80rt
Food near Shores lake

I'm in the planning stages of a ride to the Shores lake area, I'll probably camp there for a few days and I'm trying decide how much food I need to haul. Are there any places for lunch or groceries...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Thank you for that.

Thank you for that.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Lizrdbrth

Fellow T Dubbers, our friend Lizard Breath needs our help, please check out the TW200 forum for info....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 64,748
Posted By r80rt
Thank you! that's what I needed, I do appreciate...

Thank you! that's what I needed, I do appreciate it.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-21-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 64,748
Posted By r80rt
The OAT looks like a great ride, I'm new to GPS,...

The OAT looks like a great ride, I'm new to GPS, is it possible to download this to a Delorme Gps unit?
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast than it is...

It's more fun to ride a slow bike fast than it is to ride a fast bike slow.:D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-07-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Well, my area has some fair roads but nothing to...

Well, my area has some fair roads but nothing to write home about, nothing much going on around here either. If you travel through Arkansas I strongly suggest the northwest part of the state, it's...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
PM your route, I'm near Hardy Arkansas 18 miles...

PM your route, I'm near Hardy Arkansas 18 miles south of the Missouri state line, If you get close we'll meet up.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By r80rt
Look at the tank end of the spout, you'll see a...

Look at the tank end of the spout, you'll see a tiny air hole and a big dimple. Drill out the dimple and you can ignore the stupid lock and the spout will pour like a good old fashioned normal one....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
No beer on that ride, well maybe a little when we...

No beer on that ride, well maybe a little when we got home... My camping gear and fuel weigh in at 30lbs, I don't think I'd want to carry a lot more than that, maybe 50lbs would be max for me.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
We got out today and took the trailer back...

We got out today and took the trailer back through the washed out deserted roads for further testing. My riding partner and trailer builder OldBrattrider was the camera man, and I am the test pilot....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Thank you Lizrdbrth, and yes kudo's to MrBracket...

Thank you Lizrdbrth, and yes kudo's to MrBracket for all the excellent advice :clap
Those other pictures are a little deceptive because of the angle, the trailer isn't as low slung as it looks in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Thanks, I have 8 1/2" of ground clearance and two...

Thanks, I have 8 1/2" of ground clearance and two full length runners on the bottom. I'll only use it on dirt roads so I doubt I'll never hit the ground with it. Good luck on your build and post...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Thank you! Your Moto-Mule inspired me to build a...

Thank you! Your Moto-Mule inspired me to build a trailer ya know. I really appreciate all the tips and advice you've given to us home builders.
I've just loaded it up and tested it through much...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-03-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Some better finished trailer pic's, You can go...

Some better finished trailer pic's,
You can go with this,
http://imageshack.us/a/img191/4336/ifhs.jpg
Or you can go with that,
http://imageshack.us/a/img407/6798/peuj.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
They are British surplus haversack / gas mask...

They are British surplus haversack / gas mask bags, got them for $8 in a pawn shop. Sportsmans guide has them in camo.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Got it painted, but it got dark on me so the...

Got it painted, but it got dark on me so the pic's aren't great.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvDm1o65Dw0
http://imageshack.us/a/img189/2884/z9u9.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img833/7574/3sws.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Exclusive spy shot of the fat boy's first test...

Exclusive spy shot of the fat boy's first test ride of the trailer, it still needs to be disassembled and painted but it pulls like a dream and handles great, I'm big happy to say OldBrattrider has...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-02-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Well if we've done everything right, I should...

Well if we've done everything right, I should have plenty of clearence, I'll find out today. If there are any problems I'll cut the front corners off at a 45 degree angle.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-01-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Almost done:clap ...

Almost done:clap
http://imageshack.us/a/img694/781/k54b.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img694/5866/5o8o.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img189/9260/z5qg.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-30-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Today's progress on the TDub trailer. Here is the...

Today's progress on the TDub trailer. Here is the swing arm and shock finished. The shock from the front of the scooter was to soft so we used the one from the rear, it's much better....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
We got back to the TW200 trailer project today,...

We got back to the TW200 trailer project today, the swing arm is built and mounted to the trailer, still waiting on a new tire. I hope to have the tongue and hitch arms built tomorrow, with any luck...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
I don't mind sucking as long as I have a fine...

I don't mind sucking as long as I have a fine little trailer and you don't :D. Take care of your folks, that 90 will wait, and yeah having the parts counts!
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Oh man, you need one for hunting, I'll grin when...

Oh man, you need one for hunting, I'll grin when I think about you not having one. :evil I'll keep you up to date on the build, we should finish it this week and I think you'll like it. How's that...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
Good looking bike, she'll have a ton of fun on it.

Good looking bike, she'll have a ton of fun on it.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-25-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
Thanks! That shop belongs to OldBrattrider, he...

Thanks! That shop belongs to OldBrattrider, he has the coolest toys in the world and know's how to use them. I'm just holding the dumb end of the tape and grinding welds, he's doing the real work. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 1,171,514
Posted By r80rt
I've decided to build a small trailer for my TW...

I've decided to build a small trailer for my TW to use when camping, here's a look at what we've done so far over on the tailer thread....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-25-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 337,829
Posted By r80rt
TW200 Trailer

My buddy OldBrattrider and I are building a trailer for my TW200. The shock and wheel will be from an old Honda scooter on our swingarm, the frame and cargo area are built from 3/4" heavy wall square...
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