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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
I like cats. They're pretty good stir-fried with...

I like cats. They're pretty good stir-fried with a bit of salt and pepper. :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Wow I did not even know about the "Tallboy" seat....

Wow I did not even know about the "Tallboy" seat. That's pretty much what I had to create for mine because of my height. Good luck with it. Nice bike!
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Great find on the '92. I'da paid a lot more for...

Great find on the '92. I'da paid a lot more for it.

Nice mess 'o bikes you have there ... :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,585
Posted By Weldman
Yep. Harley thread shitters just can't help...

Yep. Harley thread shitters just can't help themselves. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,585
Posted By Weldman
I ride a '99 Sportster and love it. Just ONE...

I ride a '99 Sportster and love it. Just ONE aspect I love about this bike is all the conversations I have with complete strangers. More than a few times an old gent has just strolled right up to me...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Brian, I highly commend both of you. That was a...

Brian,
I highly commend both of you. That was a ride! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
PM sent. Thanks.

PM sent. Thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
I didn't mean to knock ODU ... I got both my...

I didn't mean to knock ODU ... I got both my undergraduate and my master's there and was happy to do so. But Tech is just top-notch ...

But back on subject:
Hooliken, that boy is going to be on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
I graduated from ODU a couple of times. I didn't...

I graduated from ODU a couple of times. I didn't know what a real university was until we did the Tech orientation. A truly outstanding place.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Listen up. Spend as much time as possible with...

Listen up. Spend as much time as possible with that boy as you can. I just came back from Va Tech orientation in Blacksburg, where I'll drop my son off to live next month. I swear to God he was just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Weldman
I live right on the coast in Va. It's hot and...

I live right on the coast in Va. It's hot and humid in the summer, and cold and wet in the winter. It's also an urban sprawl with LOTS of traffic. My getaway is the Blue Ridge mountains about 4 hours...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Weldman
Nothing puts me to sleep as well as a good long,...

Nothing puts me to sleep as well as a good long, hot ride. Well, almost nothing. :D Something about the long intake of fresh air, and the sensory overload of the ride just sets me up for some heavy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Weldman
Well it beats "rolling coal."

Well it beats "rolling coal."
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Weldman
I've done about 400 miles without a windscreen....

I've done about 400 miles without a windscreen. It just wears me out. I usually have to crash and nap for an hour or so before I can enjoy my destination, heh.

I'm running a Dart flyscreen...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Weldman
I've spent some time in Ocala when my brother...

I've spent some time in Ocala when my brother lived there. It is tooooo hot for me in the summer!

That's a long-ass day ride! What fairing/screen is that and how does it do?
Pretty well I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Which one of you is "GingerBeard"? :D Good...

Which one of you is "GingerBeard"? :D

Good to see you. I'll read your report. Thanks.
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,861
Posted By Weldman
If I have to put a sand-dune flag on the back I...

If I have to put a sand-dune flag on the back I will ... I want one! :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
In agree. The damn tar made that little fucker...

In agree. The damn tar made that little fucker stick in there long enough to embed itself. Just bad luck is all.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Water levels are still quite ggod ,especially for...

Water levels are still quite ggod ,especially for this time of the year. We saw more trout than we caught ... there are still some left. Good luck!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-29-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Just got back. A few of you will recognize the...

Just got back. A few of you will recognize the first place. The second is nearby, but will remain a secret. My God it's nice out there!
http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/IMGP0914.JPG
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 26,025
Posted By Weldman
Well this IS a Harley thread, electric or not. If...

Well this IS a Harley thread, electric or not. If you don't like 'em, stay the fuck out. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Regarding the seat, I like the Coleman ATV pad on...

Regarding the seat, I like the Coleman ATV pad on top because you can put various thicknesses of foam underneath it without altering your actual seat. When you find out your perfect height, THEN you...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
My seat height is now 33". My inseam is 34". I...

My seat height is now 33". My inseam is 34". I had my seat padded thicker by an auto upholstery guy, and then I also put my favorite pad on top of that. Then I put 13" Road King shocks on it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
God I hate BMWs. You sir, G-beard, are correct...

God I hate BMWs. You sir, G-beard, are correct :D.

"I have spent plenty of time on BMWs and let's be honest... A Sportster will never be a GS but the great thing about them is that...Well, they...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,542
Posted By Weldman
Riding since 1982, five bikes.

Riding since 1982, five bikes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-15-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Dang, that's a really nasty break your Dad's...

Dang,
that's a really nasty break your Dad's got. Best of luck to him
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Cool. Thanks for the info. y'all. :D

Cool. Thanks for the info. y'all. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
I'm intrigued. Please keep us posted. Where to...

I'm intrigued. Please keep us posted. Where to you get your mounts?

Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,638
Views: 1,127,415
Posted By Weldman
Ain't that the truth. I always end up searching...

Ain't that the truth. I always end up searching for another of the same model I sold, a year or so after the sale. It's a fucking disease I tell you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Yup Yup Yup sweeeeeeet! Love those ironheads....

Yup Yup Yup sweeeeeeet! Love those ironheads. Thanks for the pics, both of you :D.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Yes, great report! My mother-in-law grew up in...

Yes, great report! My mother-in-law grew up in Swanquarter and I've been to a couple of funerals down there. It's kinda like backwoods Florida in a way. I've got to get back down there myself on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43,765
Views: 8,339,858
Posted By Weldman
On my old KLR, I used an old license plate,...

On my old KLR, I used an old license plate, folded in half lengthwise, mounted for the same purpose. You couldn't even see it with the bag over it and it held the bag plenty far off the pipe....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Beautiful day! I'll bet that wind was a real...

Beautiful day! I'll bet that wind was a real bitch for the cyclists though. I did a nice loop down 17 to Edenton, hitting side roads along the way, then back up 32 and Daniels Rd, Desert Road, and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Well Ginger Beard is right about the cast wheels....

Well Ginger Beard is right about the cast wheels. I was amazed at the weight when I pulled mine off for the tire swap. I think they're cast iron, not aluminum. :lol3 I imagine going to spokes would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,917
Posted By Weldman
Thanks man. Reliability is a must. I guess I'm...

Thanks man. Reliability is a must. I guess I'm better-off leaving the tube in there. I appreciate your input.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,917
Posted By Weldman
O.K. I've got a funky question. I'd like to know...

O.K. I've got a funky question. I'd like to know if I can mount a tube-type tire on a tubeless rim without a tube. You see, the Duro 904 is a tube-type tire and I'd like to run it tubeless on my...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Thanks for the better pic. That's a really cool...

Thanks for the better pic. That's a really cool logo!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Might get one of those "standing up" tickets....

Might get one of those "standing up" tickets. Tell 'em somebody stole your Corbin.

Man you're gonna have fun with that thing!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20,310
Views: 1,000,862
Posted By Weldman
Now you of all people know that injury, surgery,...

Now you of all people know that injury, surgery, and rehab SUCKS. Knowing this, why don't you:

1). Sit this one out.

2). Recover fully and train/strengthen that shoulder.

3). Ride your ass...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,720
Posted By Weldman
Rear Duro 904. Have not ridden in gravel yet but...

Rear Duro 904. Have not ridden in gravel yet but it's got to be better than the stock Dunlops are. No fault of the Dunlops; they're a fine street tire. Note that the Duro 904s DO need a tube. They're...
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