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Forum: Hacks 06-27-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By victory80
Great entertaining read. Have a safe ride back...

Great entertaining read. Have a safe ride back home and don't forget to take pictures along the way.
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
I am running Renthal 971 aluminum 7/8 bars and...

I am running Renthal 971 aluminum 7/8 bars and renthal grips. I chopped up stock HD bars and made shims to clamp down on the L/R controls and for the risers. As the the throttle, I used a honda 7/8...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Had the chance to go for another quick ride. Some...

Had the chance to go for another quick ride. Some impressions thus far; power is surprisingly adequate on surface streets. Bike has 41hp/51tq to the rear wheel but it's probably thanks to the...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Front mc is from my brother's rc51 with a crg...

Front mc is from my brother's rc51 with a crg adjustable lever. It's ten times better than the original HD unit but doesn't provide the greatest feel since it should be hooked up to twin calipers. ...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Yes I went with Bob's instruction and tried my...

Yes I went with Bob's instruction and tried my best to execute. I also questioned the placement of the rear upper mount but he insisted they are more than adequate and he preferred that over the...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Thanks for the invite. Wish I could go but I...

Thanks for the invite. Wish I could go but I don't think I'll have the bike ready in time and enough hack miles logged in before a long ride like that. I'll have to catch some meets later in the...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Maybe I'll finally have to give in to social...

Maybe I'll finally have to give in to social media and make an account... Sweet looking ride! I'm in the east bay-Fremont.
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Prmurat, Thanks, I'll turn them like yours. ...

Prmurat,

Thanks, I'll turn them like yours. Also you are local, I need sidecar buddies!

-Victor
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Big thanks to Bob Wark at the Warkshop for some...

Big thanks to Bob Wark at the Warkshop for some helpful tips. Bob advised around 7-8" lead, 2" toe in and minimal lean out. Still need to torque everything down before its maiden voyage. I had to...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Thanks for the help everyone. I bought new...

Thanks for the help everyone. I bought new hardware and some pieces from Motorvation that I was missing. All that is left is to spray the chassis with some black paint and get to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-15-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,893
Posted By victory80
Sidecar Jockey, Very nice build! I'm...

Sidecar Jockey,

Very nice build! I'm contemplating the same fork swap. Do you mind taking a measurement of your front hub width? I have a couple front wheels from my honda nx250 and I'm hoping...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
And thanks for the love on the bike to be hacked....

And thanks for the love on the bike to be hacked. I like it a lot too! It has come quite a way from stock and will only get better. Next on the to do list is to intall this hammer performance 1250...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
Thanks everyone for your helpful tips. As of now...

Thanks everyone for your helpful tips. As of now the included frame straps are a bit too small to fit the frame (maybe I can pull them slightly apart to fit?) and the anvils need some grinding to...
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,508
Posted By victory80
sporster sidecar

Fellow sidecar enthusiasts,

After years of wanting a sidecar stemming from the scene of the sidecar chase from Indiana Jones that I watched as a child, I finally purchased one! Never have...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,746
Views: 1,172,627
Posted By victory80
Thanks for your input guys. I saw this setup on...

Thanks for your input guys. I saw this setup on a ural and I thought it looked neat. Maybe I'll do it or maybe just save the pipe for another project. You don't like my plush 1/2" padded seat!?...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,746
Views: 1,172,627
Posted By victory80
Here is the progression of my sportster. Let me...

Here is the progression of my sportster. Let me know what you think of mounting the Akrapovic can up high. Thanks.

Before, in all of its chrome and windshield glory
<a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
I still need to paint a few things, buy some...

I still need to paint a few things, buy some hardware and tidy it up, but it is in rideable condition!

<a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
regg, Great looking bike! If you weren't so...

regg,

Great looking bike! If you weren't so far away and if I didn't already have two of these great machines I'd buy yours in a heartbeat! Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
nx250 spring refresh

Fellow nxers,

Here are some spring updates. The white bike now has a powdercoated frame and swingarm and will get an acerbis supermoto fender in white, galfer ss brake line, a new rear tire, hand...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Muzcuk and Valvecrusher, Thanks for your...

Muzcuk and Valvecrusher,

Thanks for your input. I am keeping the nx's! One is currently getting powdercoated and will get a refresh. Long live nx!

And scrambler66 do give us some hints on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Spring updates. I took off the 17" motard setup...

Spring updates. I took off the 17" motard setup for some shinko sr241 trail tires. I ordered a too little/short of a rear tire but it was the only size they had in 16" ... It looks like a scooter...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Valvecrusher, How do our bikes compare to...

Valvecrusher,

How do our bikes compare to the crf250l? Similar engine right? Dohc, 6spd, 16k valve intervals. I'm contemplating selling my two nx's for a new L. Convince me not to do it!
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Yeah using the stock hub for the front and xr350...

Yeah using the stock hub for the front and xr350 hub for the rear. I wish I had discs but these drums work well enough.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
new rear wheel

Hey nx'ers just wanted to show you my new rear wheel setup. Said goodbye to the old 16" and hello to 17" and better street tire selection. These are about the widest tires to fit while keeping the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Another NX find!

Found this NX in Santa Cruz last week for a friend who is going to start riding. Bike is in good mechanical shape but the exterior is a bit weathered... nothing a little clean up and paint can't...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-08-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5,746
Views: 1,172,627
Posted By victory80
Before <a...

Before
<a href="http://s5.photobucket.com/user/victory80/media/DSC_0363.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y151/victory80/DSC_0363.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Scrambler66, Liking your supermoto style and...

Scrambler66,

Liking your supermoto style and custom header/exhaust!

Took the nx on its longest ride to date, a whopping 75 miles in the canyons and I have to say , I love this bike! Even with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Updates

Nx'ers,

Here are some updates on my supermoto build. Still have to mount the acerbis sm fender and tackle the muffler swap but it's coming along. Now for some pictures!
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Scrambler66, Do you have more pics of your...

Scrambler66,

Do you have more pics of your ax1 and nx? Love to see some for inspiration on my motard build!
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 246,273
Posted By victory80
retro supermoto build

Hey all,

In the process of turning this 1989 honda nx250 into a retro supermoto. Still gathering parts, but can't wait until it's all done! Also found a few pictures from a few years back of my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
retro supermoto build

Gathering parts for the retro supermoto build... Still have an Acerbis crf450 rear fender on the way. Also got a quote from a local wheel builder for the front wheel; $120ish for labor and spokes. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,631
Views: 1,355,058
Posted By victory80
Newest nx250 owner

Hey all,

First off wanted to say what a great thread you have going here! I didn't know anything about this bike when I got it other than it was somewhat rare but after finding this site, it's...
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