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 14 of 14
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Tin Man 2
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,671
Posted By Tin Man 2
Anyone who believes this will not affect the...

Anyone who believes this will not affect the local dealers is kidding themselves. Wally World has decimated small shops all over the country, now Costco. Will the greed of the American consumer...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,206
Posted By Tin Man 2
There are quite a few "conversion"kits by various...

There are quite a few "conversion"kits by various manufacturers already on the market, and have been for years. Storz, Phil Little racing and Lawill racing are the 1st that come to mind. There is a...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,485
Posted By Tin Man 2
Give me a break, There are many ways to get...

Give me a break, There are many ways to get screwed on a used vehicle, as many have found out the hard way. Many of us prefer to buy new on a machine that we intend to keep for the better part of our...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,116
Posted By Tin Man 2
More cross country trips have been made on a...

More cross country trips have been made on a Harley Electro Glide than all the Sport Tour bikes lumped together. I dont ride a cruiser, but if I wanted a relaxing trip Id go with the Harley, or a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-10-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 114,755
Posted By Tin Man 2
Sad to hear that, I work on Bikes for a couple...

Sad to hear that, I work on Bikes for a couple clubs and visit now and then with the Guys(All HD bikes). They are kind of fasinated by my Sporty Enduro bike,Never heard a cross word about it. Of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10,103
Views: 3,214,416
Posted By Tin Man 2
The weight savings? 12oz? is hardly worth the...

The weight savings? 12oz? is hardly worth the loss of function. I like looking at tires as much as the next guy, but if this bike is used as intended you will want all the dirt/water protection you...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,752
Posted By Tin Man 2
Nice looking bike, but the pipes are $700,...

Nice looking bike, but the pipes are $700, 18"rear wheel and Enduro tires $1000, plus $400 for shocks. If I was starting from scratch, Id just buy the Triumph next time.
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,369
Posted By Tin Man 2
Ive rode them both and I own a converted...

Ive rode them both and I own a converted Sportster, but I will say the Triumph is better right out of the box. You would need to spend some time and money to set up the Sportster as a Scrambler. The...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,310
Posted By Tin Man 2
Nope the pegs are fine, Ive got them(chainsicle...

Nope the pegs are fine, Ive got them(chainsicle rearsets)on my Sportster ADV bike and they are about the same position as my brothers BMW GSA. Of course my Sporty is not a real Off Road bike, more of...
Forum: Beasts 02-19-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,905
Posted By Tin Man 2
Different strokes and all that. Myself, I like a...

Different strokes and all that. Myself, I like a smaller bike. Many folks have no need for a 34 inch seat height, and if they do need it they know where to find it. The Guzi Scrambler is on my wish...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,844
Posted By Tin Man 2
Bike Hoist

I had the same problem, I solved it with a Hoist. My 1 Ton Chevy is tall for a ramp and I was not comfortable loading that way... So, I installed a hydraulic bed mounted low profile hoist in the rear...
Forum: Hacks 01-18-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,485
Posted By Tin Man 2
Ironhead Sidehack Rig

Sarge, Im happy to say I just completed my homebuilt Sidecar Rig!! Im in New Baltimore Mich near Lk St Clair. Its January and very cold out so Ive yet to do my shakedown runs, but Ive owned the...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,494
Posted By Tin Man 2
Maybe this is true in Melborne, but in the U.S....

Maybe this is true in Melborne, but in the U.S. Harley is the best selling street bike of any size in the 18 to 34 age bracket. Im not a "real" Harley guy,as I ride Sportsters, but Harley is an...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,686
Posted By Tin Man 2
Wicked ADV bike

I took a 2008 XL883 and made a decent ADV Bike out of it. Lets face it,you will change out the shocks on most any bike, the selection for the Sporty is vast. I went with a 18" rear spoke wheel with a...
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014