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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Unstable Rider
Some driving lights (LED, etc) a great idea, but...

Some driving lights (LED, etc) a great idea, but tip them down slightly, so that they do not blind an oncoming car-- if they can't see your turn signals cause your driving lights are tuned too high,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Unstable Rider
Hey, let us know how it worked out. If you buy...

Hey, let us know how it worked out. If you buy the bike, I bet you already know you can buy chain and the whole set of (3) sprockets in 14, 15 + 16 for cheap. Get a prevailing torque nut (Eagle...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Unstable Rider
See if he has the stock 15 tooth around. Easy...

See if he has the stock 15 tooth around. Easy enough swap. At least so you can determine if the bike is ok and if its going to work out.

Unless the price is amazing, there are lots of used...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 32,973
Views: 8,037,827
Posted By Unstable Rider
Dang, you can't hope to make this stuff up. ...

Dang, you can't hope to make this stuff up.

Real life at the Dragon..... Priceless. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,485
Posted By Unstable Rider
Subscribed. I think I know how this one...

Subscribed.

I think I know how this one is going to end, just a hunch. You could substitute "BMW" for one of those bikes and probably end up with the same (predicted) outcome, yet to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,959
Posted By Unstable Rider
Agreed brother. I have ridden with other...

Agreed brother.

I have ridden with other riders and I can't see their turn signals in my mirrors cause of brights during the day, and I have seen it coming face to face, mostly with Harley...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,032
Posted By Unstable Rider
Hell, I'm going to try it, just based on your...

Hell, I'm going to try it, just based on your experience.

Great post. I have a 660 pound bike, this is perfect. Certainly can give it a go, I had heard and seen other examples of success with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,150
Posted By Unstable Rider
Hey, I'll be different and actually agree with...

Hey, I'll be different and actually agree with you.

:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,222
Posted By Unstable Rider
This story is well told thus far. This is going...

This story is well told thus far. This is going to be edge of the seat stuff. :deal

Hmm.

So sorry for your trip being boogered up, that is indeed a drag. Or apparently a push and a drag...
...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 40,246
Posted By Unstable Rider
Morning sir. Three (3), per a photo I was...

Morning sir.

Three (3), per a photo I was looking at of my old bike.

But.. I had two sets from you over time, the first set I had were the "click to change intensity" and then later after one...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By Unstable Rider
If you have the stock Doo in there, know that the...

If you have the stock Doo in there, know that the stock spring has been seen to "fail" or lack tension on bikes with as low as 5,000 miles. At 15,000 miles, when I took mine apart I could remove it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By Unstable Rider
Still on the stock Doo Hickey?

Still on the stock Doo Hickey?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 90,982
Posted By Unstable Rider
http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_...

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_rider/pc_rider-900_c_zps499c4c6f.jpg~original
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,435
Posted By Unstable Rider
Your all going to DIE! I am kidding. I have...

Your all going to DIE!

I am kidding. I have been following a forum thread elsewhere where guys are running car tires on the back of their Pacific Coasts and having great results, no wipeouts. I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,520
Posted By Unstable Rider
I love their windshields ! :evil

I love their windshields !

:evil
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 40,246
Posted By Unstable Rider
I had a set of Monster LED's on my last bike, but...

I had a set of Monster LED's on my last bike, but forget which model number they were, they were single intensity, and while they were indeed bright and powerful, when tipped down and in just a bit,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,759
Posted By Unstable Rider
http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_...

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_rider/stich_zps0719eae0.jpg~original
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 115,929
Posted By Unstable Rider
http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_...

http://i1166.photobucket.com/albums/q611/Unstable_rider/post_this_zps7e876f10.jpg~original
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
Great pics you guys. Certainly a...

Great pics you guys.

Certainly a talented bunch, the quality of the "art" is over the top.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 164,825
Posted By Unstable Rider
Good to have options! :D

Good to have options!

:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 1,655,383
Posted By Unstable Rider
1997 Honda Pacific Coast, 10,000 miles. New to me...

1997 Honda Pacific Coast, 10,000 miles. New to me 3 tanks of gas ago.

Got 50 MPH yesterday, it's steadily rising from it's previous 450 mile a year touring-average until now. The guy took one...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 164,825
Posted By Unstable Rider
For any of you running "Givi" cases as a tail...

For any of you running "Givi" cases as a tail box, can you comment on the model number you went with?

Much as I would like to have the 50 liter, I don't want to have my trunk larger than the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
Hey brother, was just thinking of you, I have a...

Hey brother, was just thinking of you, I have a growing pile of KLR spare parts, matching paint and more for you.

Meet you in the middle some day, glad to ride your way to get this stuff to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
Thanks Jim for the kind comments. It's what...

Thanks Jim for the kind comments.

It's what is left of a shop my dad had for essentially sixty years. He died several years ago, we had not gotten around to decommissioning things there until...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
Thanks Dave (and many others), I can't do...

Thanks Dave (and many others),

I can't do anything in moderation anymore, thanks to your influence!

:deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
A recent barn find, 17 year old PC-800. ...

A recent barn find, 17 year old PC-800.

10,000 original smiles.... just needed some new tires, plates and the fluids changed.

...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,324
Posted By Unstable Rider
Hey brother, Is that a Hannigan fairing...

Hey brother,

Is that a Hannigan fairing on that sweet GL?

They are sort of stuck in freeze mode, not producing, not selling, but trying to sell the business. They are a smart looking...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 6,179,710
Posted By Unstable Rider
I appreciate that, Greb, Have you found...

I appreciate that, Greb,

Have you found that aftermarket's are better for one vs. the other, or are they about equal?

I have admired the Parebellum Scout fairing, I understand not everyone's...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 6,179,710
Posted By Unstable Rider
Thanks you guys, that is good to know- I...

Thanks you guys, that is good to know-

I see (rarely) a used / clean local Scrambler for sale, more often the Bonnies, but that makes me more comfortable going forward to someday snatch one or...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,288
Posted By Unstable Rider
Same-same. Cardiac mishap left my EF numbers at...

Same-same. Cardiac mishap left my EF numbers at 31%, the rate your heart pumps out the tomato juice.
30% and the Social Security folk consider you for being disabled. The doc says "well, just...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,936
Posted By Unstable Rider
I have a dandy self-inflating thingy that looks...

I have a dandy self-inflating thingy that looks great all rolled up and it's on a shelf next to my tent, but I apparently seem to stay in motels most of the time as I have not tried either yet. I...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 21,365
Views: 6,179,710
Posted By Unstable Rider
I missed what might have been a good deal on a...

I missed what might have been a good deal on a "Scram recently, it was a used low mile, non-current just enough to be from before they gave them fuel injection.

Would a carb-ed model be that...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,324
Posted By Unstable Rider
I have always thought they had merit. ...

I have always thought they had merit.

The best ones are "pelts" or otherwise intended as rugs, and sew on your own snap-straps, buckles or elastic bits.
Not a difficult task. I found the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,402
Posted By Unstable Rider
I wasn't familiar but that screaming yellow...

I wasn't familiar but that screaming yellow banana has some great lines and what appears to be rather up-right riding position integral to the overall enjoy-ability factor. That's purty.
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,931
Posted By Unstable Rider
I'll touch on this old post, and say it was well...

I'll touch on this old post, and say it was well stated.

I am going to order that same rack, seems to be the clear ticket.

I am not sure of a Givi that big yet......

I hate to see that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 1,655,383
Posted By Unstable Rider
My pals Eagle Todd & Herm. Taking a break...

My pals Eagle Todd & Herm.

Taking a break across the street from Charles Lindberg's childhood home on the Mississippi, Little Falls, Minn.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,613
Posted By Unstable Rider
Slo Mo, Do you mean, if you are buying...

Slo Mo,

Do you mean, if you are buying locally, as a resident of Mich., you only have three days?

Or, if I am resident of another state, I only have three days to get home from a fly and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
Nice job.... tall timber country. ...

Nice job.... tall timber country.

Wonderfully gritty. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,377
Posted By Unstable Rider
Charles, sharp rig there. I have some...

Charles, sharp rig there.

I have some Q's for you, pm coming yer way bro.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,373
Posted By Unstable Rider
She looks good! Glad it went to a good home....

She looks good!

Glad it went to a good home. :D

That bike has special addictive powers...
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