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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,631
Posted By mike
Had this one, 1984 Nighthawk S, 2004 - 2006....

Had this one, 1984 Nighthawk S, 2004 - 2006. Heard new owner wrecked it - :cry Loved that bike.

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/84nighthawk_zps0da29c24.jpg

Had this one,...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-02-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Well, I was gonna give you a link to a couple of...

Well, I was gonna give you a link to a couple of folks on the ZRXOA that make bar end mirrors, but the site is down apparently for awhile.

I have Chrispy's mirrors on my Zrx. they stick straight...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 473,869
Posted By mike
sure you can - 4 barrel , kept inside ! ...

sure you can - 4 barrel , kept inside !



http://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/5058433917.html
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By mike
Tell em to let it air dry and when you get it put...

Tell em to let it air dry and when you get it put some con ditioner like mink oil on it. thats what I would do -
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
I would, but it's dark out - :lol3

I would, but it's dark out - :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,461
Posted By mike
I would say they are good. This one saved my toes...

I would say they are good. This one saved my toes after I rolled a 3 wheeler on a gravel road at work back in the 80's. Safety wasnt too happy, but they kept the boot as a visual aid to others.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
I got my 03 1200 with 7K miles on it. Did first...

I got my 03 1200 with 7K miles on it. Did first valve check at 13K. couple exhaust valves were tight. Just did it again at 35K. None needed adjustment. Cams had some minor pitting but that is par for...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-17-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Book says check valve clearance every 7500 miles.

Book says check valve clearance every 7500 miles.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-11-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
Ok, I did better today. Rode down to Wimberly. I...

Ok, I did better today. Rode down to Wimberly. I knew there had to be a Q joint somewhere in that burg but had never seen one. A little googling brought me to Miss Mae's BBQ . Got a brisket plate...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
That is individual specific. My stock suspension...

That is individual specific. My stock suspension works fine for me. I aint trying to make it a sport bike.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 89,880
Posted By mike
1983 Nighthawk 550. First bike bought brand new....

1983 Nighthawk 550. First bike bought brand new. Made em one year. Shaft drive, hydraulic valvetrain. Quickest 550 in that year. I think I've seen two in the flesh, one was a basket case, the other,...
Forum: Face Plant 04-30-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,969
Posted By mike
Had another one just yesterday, Mopac and west...

Had another one just yesterday, Mopac and west 5th street.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
Ok, went for a little ride today and ended up in...

Ok, went for a little ride today and ended up in Fredricksburg. Didnt have a clue where any Q joints were. Was starving when I rolled up on this place, right on 290 east of downtown.
...
Forum: Face Plant 04-22-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,969
Posted By mike
Crikey man. Not many survive a fall like that....

Crikey man. Not many survive a fall like that. Been quite a few around here over the years. Usually at wee hours of the morning involving alcohol -
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
Guess where I went today - Sign out front - Need...

Guess where I went today - Sign out front - Need no teef to eat my beef -

and that was the case today. 1/2 pound of brisket to go. Melt in your mouth - :tb Been needing some new shirts and they...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Great picture. I'd like to put a round headlight...

Great picture. I'd like to put a round headlight on mine, I think, but I like the looks of the quarter fairing -
Forum: Road Warriors 02-09-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Shame on you. Blue is the best color Zrx of...

Shame on you. Blue is the best color Zrx of all...:freaky


I had a 99 and thought the green would grow on me.........:nah
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-21-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
I've taken Q back several times from several...

I've taken Q back several times from several different places that wasnt fit to eat. I mean inedible - :huh

They know it's crap and sell it to you anyway. Dont understand that.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
Wow hadnt realized how long it had been since I...

Wow hadnt realized how long it had been since I gnawed some Q. Stopped by Donn's at the Y in Oak Hill today. Got a half pound of brisket to go. Got home and nearly ate all of it - Oink Oink - Meat...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
:clap

:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
I see Blacks BBQ out of Lockhart has opened a...

I see Blacks BBQ out of Lockhart has opened a joint in Austin. May have to check it out -

http://blacksbbqaustin.com/
Forum: Road Warriors 11-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 61,370
Posted By mike
Thats what I did. I couldnt fimd anything from...

Thats what I did. I couldnt fimd anything from Honda that I liked in 06 when I was wanting to move up from my 84 Nighthawk S. Looked at a 919 but did not want. First 3 bikes were Honda's.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,020
Posted By mike
Kawasaki is barely ahead of Harley - :cry

Kawasaki is barely ahead of Harley - :cry
Forum: Road Warriors 11-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Apparently it blew a fuse. again - :kboom

Apparently it blew a fuse. again - :kboom
Forum: Road Warriors 11-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,797
Posted By mike
You have already mainlined the Zrx torque. There...

You have already mainlined the Zrx torque. There is no going back - http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/Devil_zpshh8ys7xx.gif
Forum: Road Warriors 11-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Excellent - ...

Excellent -


http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/IMG_bike3sisters0001_zpscb4bb288.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 10-28-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
http://www.zrxoa.org/forums/showthread.php?311849-...

http://www.zrxoa.org/forums/showthread.php?311849-Parts-For-Sale&highlight=cams
Forum: Road Warriors 10-26-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By mike
That looks fantastic!

That looks fantastic!
Forum: Road Warriors 10-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,498
Posted By mike
oh my - :eek1

oh my - :eek1
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
I rode by a Q joint close to Ingram, think it was...

I rode by a Q joint close to Ingram, think it was called Bob's BBQ.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-18-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,172
Views: 115,259
Posted By mike
Stopped here today on my way out to the 3...

Stopped here today on my way out to the 3 sisters. Not really a Q joint but the pickings are slim out there. Got a brisket sammich, 8 bucks. It was large and fed most of the bum to the herd of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-18-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,749
Posted By mike
Sure it is. He rode somewhere didnt he? And he...

Sure it is. He rode somewhere didnt he? And he is reporting about it.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 473,869
Posted By mike
http://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/4700393362.html

http://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/4700393362.html
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-07-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,749
Posted By mike
Having owned 3 shaft drive bikes, all Honda's, I...

Having owned 3 shaft drive bikes, all Honda's, I always thought the beauty of shaft drive was the dead nuts reliability of the shaft drive system, not to mention no messing with a dumb chain. I hate...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,749
Posted By mike
I dont think I could trust that bike ever again.

I dont think I could trust that bike ever again.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-20-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,749
Posted By mike
I guess you could look at it as some kind of...

I guess you could look at it as some kind of intervention. Maybe if the bike hadnt broke down, something even worse may have happened on down the road. :dic




or not -
Forum: Road Warriors 09-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
I guess it's a personal thing. I think the brakes...

I guess it's a personal thing. I think the brakes are great. When I bought my 99, I was coming off a 84 Nighthawk S. I was like - :eek1 - these brakes are awesome!

They work plenty good for me
Forum: Road Warriors 09-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
Main thing to look for is any crash damage. If ...

Main thing to look for is any crash damage. If these bikes are laid down and the motor runs for even a few seconds, the oil pump may suck air and damage the rod bearings. There is no tip over ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,749
Posted By mike
Your ride report is very well written, Cycle,...

Your ride report is very well written, Cycle, Very sorry about the bike trouble. I would be seriously bent out of shape, I think. No bike, regardless of make, should burn up like that.

In for...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,381
Posted By mike
http://kwickstand.net/Hyper-Formance.com/KWICKs_Lu...

http://kwickstand.net/Hyper-Formance.com/KWICKs_Luggage_Rack.html


never had a rack, but these look nice. several people have made other ones, they are kind of hard to come by.
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