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Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Shadow 9er
Hey Jay-ninja, Now that more time has...

Hey Jay-ninja,

Now that more time has passed, do you still like this jacket? Would you consider the price to be a fair one for what you get?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,057
Posted By Shadow 9er
Fortunately, timing belts/tensioners arent...

Fortunately, timing belts/tensioners arent terribly hard to replace on old GL's, and waterpump/headgaskets are actually easier!

If he needs info on how to get it done, ngwclub.com has a lot of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,811
Posted By Shadow 9er
This privatization deal makes me sad... If its...

This privatization deal makes me sad...
If its such an awesome thing, the State should be creating the tollway itself, to reap the full benefits.
c470/e470/NW parkway have been totally awesome. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Shadow 9er
Great jackets... They don't hold up well in a...

Great jackets... They don't hold up well in a crash AT ALL, unfortunately.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,171
Posted By Shadow 9er
Yeah, trying to ride through raging and...

Yeah, trying to ride through raging and unprecedented flood waters after the County Sheriff and National Guard have begged people to respect road closures and then nearly being killed by being...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Shadow 9er
Ahh...ye olde naked '78 Gl1000! Great bike, but...

Ahh...ye olde naked '78 Gl1000! Great bike, but shows its age.
They are fairly easy to work on. If you haven't heard of him yet, Randakk will soon be your friend.

If you need tech assistance for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Shadow 9er
Ive alwats thought "The Big One" is a lovely...

Ive alwats thought "The Big One" is a lovely bike. Hope you enjoy it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,425
Posted By Shadow 9er
^^^ That statute does not preclude momentarily...

^^^ That statute does not preclude momentarily standing on the footpegs to either reposition yourself or as part of maneuver to avoid an obstacle or debris in the road.

Hope your lawyer isn't a...
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 30,865
Posted By Shadow 9er
Well, as my Orthpod explained it to me: ...

Well, as my Orthpod explained it to me:

everyone's injury is essentially unique, as is how they heal up.
The healed bone should actually be stronger than it was originally, but if it ever gets...
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 66,126
Posted By Shadow 9er
Howdy Icebox, I hope MTgrrl heals up...

Howdy Icebox,

I hope MTgrrl heals up quickly, and I wish the best to both of you. Left-turners like that are always a fear of mine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By Shadow 9er
From Buckley, there is all sorts of motorcycle...

From Buckley, there is all sorts of motorcycle goodness if you just head west for 30 minutes...somewhat curtailed by the recent flood devastation, but still awesome!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 44,429
Posted By Shadow 9er
Speaking to the National Guard issue... The...

Speaking to the National Guard issue...

The Guard is in place supporting the County Sheriff. The road closures are at the S.O.'s request, and are either due to actual severe road damage, or just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 44,429
Posted By Shadow 9er
Front Range flooding

All this rain is causing big problems right now... I hope everyone is able to stay safe!
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By Shadow 9er
what do you feel would "look out of place"? ...

what do you feel would "look out of place"?

you don't care if it's Moto-specific? Go buy a surplus ECWCS Goretex. Heck, for $50 I'll send you my Army pattern ACU camo goretex.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,485
Posted By Shadow 9er
I've made the trip from Colorado to Virginia and...

I've made the trip from Colorado to Virginia and back...on a 919.

Set your bike up for travelling. You wont like your renthal low bars after a 5-600 mile day. Also, a tallish windshield will be...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,144
Posted By Shadow 9er
A female friend of mine had one for a couple...

A female friend of mine had one for a couple years, and I got to ride it a handful of times. I thought it was a fun machine, but I too was annoyed by the nanny-tronics. I found it to handle quite...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By Shadow 9er
REI carried Rok Straps the last time I checked

REI carried Rok Straps the last time I checked
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,003
Posted By Shadow 9er
Holy Crap, Nemo! I've been wondering how...

Holy Crap, Nemo!

I've been wondering how things have been for you since you sold the 919... Sorry to hear about this! I hope the healing goes really well for you!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,711
Posted By Shadow 9er
Not really weird, but Buffalo Bill's grave &...

Not really weird, but Buffalo Bill's grave & museum is a cool & interesting place to visit in Golden, on top of Lookout Mountain...fun swervy road to ride, too.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By Shadow 9er
I'm a big fan of Olympia's gear. I own several...

I'm a big fan of Olympia's gear. I own several items from them and will buy more in future
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7,961
Views: 1,592,583
Posted By Shadow 9er
Hell, I've seen a guy riding a damn horse on the...

Hell, I've seen a guy riding a damn horse on the street inside the Dallas city limits...there's bound to be dirt someplace!
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 132,253
Posted By Shadow 9er
I took a trip to Harbor Freight yesterday...

I took a trip to Harbor Freight yesterday afternoon for a set of snap ring pliers. Got that and a set of picks OTD for less than $20 and they did the trick!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Shadow 9er
Is it a speedy little silver bullet, or slow as...

Is it a speedy little silver bullet, or slow as molasses? How would you rate the braking and suspension? Tell us more about it!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By Shadow 9er
That's a great find! ...and at a great price to...

That's a great find! ...and at a great price to boot.

I disagree with danedg^^ and say that that superchicken is begging to be restored and ridden. An old rusty bike like that should get cleaned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,270
Posted By Shadow 9er
After having a couple low-speed tip overs, I hope...

After having a couple low-speed tip overs, I hope the learning curve is beginning to level out for her...I get it that sometimes a person needs a real world practical experience to set their...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,317
Posted By Shadow 9er
That's a great tip! Thanks!

That's a great tip! Thanks!
Forum: Face plant 02-22-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 30,865
Posted By Shadow 9er
I had a titanium intermedullary rod emplaced in...

I had a titanium intermedullary rod emplaced in my right Tibia following an MC acident in 1997, where I got T-boned while going through an intersection. I suffered a compound/open tib-fib fracture,...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By Shadow 9er
+1 for Olympia's AST... great jacket in cool...

+1 for Olympia's AST... great jacket in cool weather, I haven't tried it in warm weather yet. It has a lot of utility for different riding conditions.


What kind of budget are you working with?...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By Shadow 9er
That's an interesting story! Thanks for posting!

That's an interesting story! Thanks for posting!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,843
Posted By Shadow 9er
Truth be told, The Lesser Prairie Chicken is...

Truth be told, The Lesser Prairie Chicken is dying off due to terminal self-esteem issues, because someone labelled it as "lesser".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,961
Views: 1,592,583
Posted By Shadow 9er
I was meeting some friends at a restaurant/bar...

I was meeting some friends at a restaurant/bar last fall, I walked in wearing my full ATTGATT. one of the other denizens inside commented, "What, did you ride your snowmobile here?"



I...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,955
Posted By Shadow 9er
I recently had this problem on one of the fork...

I recently had this problem on one of the fork legs from my old GL-1100 project. I ended up using a manual impact driver (the kind you whack with a mallet) to tighten it up, and that worked very well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Shadow 9er
I would agree with that. I wear mine pretty much...

I would agree with that. I wear mine pretty much all the time, but I like that it's an individual choice.
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 28,646
Posted By Shadow 9er
Yep, the stock bars vibrate quite a bit. When I...

Yep, the stock bars vibrate quite a bit. When I first got mine, my throttle had would go numb from the vibes...which was fine if I was looking to give myself "The Stranger", but otherwise I found it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 28,646
Posted By Shadow 9er
I've currently got around 45k on my 919, which I...

I've currently got around 45k on my 919, which I bought used in 2009, with 8k on the clock... I've crashed (totalled) it and rebuilt it, I've ridden it to each coast and back, and have some great...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11,006
Views: 1,350,943
Posted By Shadow 9er
That old CX looks to be a great buy! Assuming it...

That old CX looks to be a great buy! Assuming it has a clear title and it runs... you should go take it for a test-ride! If I had a spare $1000 Id go look myself!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,436
Posted By Shadow 9er
Ive been following this thread for a long time...

Ive been following this thread for a long time now...Great job, Roma! Your experience is cery inspiring! I would like to find one of these awesome antique looking Dneprs for myself someday soon and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 68,189
Posted By Shadow 9er
Groovy, man! :rofl

Groovy, man! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 68,189
Posted By Shadow 9er
58 mpg just aint never going to happen on a 919,...

58 mpg just aint never going to happen on a 919, city or highway, no matter how gingerly you twist the throttle... I could maybe see getting 42mpg on the flats down in florida.
Ive seen 44mpg a few...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 40,498
Posted By Shadow 9er
I found 8 sheets of plywood about 15 ft from the...

I found 8 sheets of plywood about 15 ft from the stop bar of a busy intersection, a block or two from the local Home Depot...

Quickly rode home (3-4 min each way) and got my truck. When I got...
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