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Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By drdfblackm
My plan was to use seat concepts, I am going to...

My plan was to use seat concepts, I am going to send them my WR450 seat for the tall foam. Had a seat concepts on my Husky and it was really good.

So I might just send both and see if they can...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By drdfblackm
Corbin Question

Look I know they build a quality seat to ride like a 2x4 on your ass, but my Tiger 1050 came with a Corbin seat. My question is the seat is shaped nice and looks nice but it is so terribly hard. ...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 321,155
Posted By drdfblackm
Highest of recommendations for these guys, had a...

Highest of recommendations for these guys, had a problem with mine...they were on the spot to help.

I am buying more for other bikes. You will not be disappointed!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,901
Posted By drdfblackm
I just picked up a 2007 yesterday. I am in...

I just picked up a 2007 yesterday. I am in love!!!!!! I have always discounted this bike and as soon as I rode it I loved it.

Can anyone give me suggestions for a windscreen? Bike came with a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Love my new tiger!!!!! ...

Love my new tiger!!!!!

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p186/drdfblackm/2007%20Triumph%20Tiger%201050/20150308_170550_zpsdyqochfs.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Bought something

I bought something no one mentioned. I went to test ride a 2008 Norge in Phonix and chest to knee distance was too close. Was not too bad but long distance would be a stretch. But they had a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
If it were $5000 I would jump immediately.

If it were $5000 I would jump immediately.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 266,109
Posted By drdfblackm
Radiator Guards and oversize radiators

Can anyone tell me if Unibiker or Devol guards will fit oversized radiators? Haven't found a good answer yet, I have a 2008 WR450F.

Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
I had a 2004 KGT. I love the bike, but with the...

I had a 2004 KGT. I love the bike, but with the pegs all the way down my knees hit the plastic and it was very uncomfortable after 40-50 miles. If it were not for that I would still have that bike.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Interesting comments. I need to throw a leg over...

Interesting comments. I need to throw a leg over the ST1300 and the Norge to see where I am and how they feel. Just a question of getting down to Phoenix from Flagstaff to check them out.

Can...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
2003 st1300 with 40,050 miles. Few extras, might...

2003 st1300 with 40,050 miles. Few extras, might be able to get under $4000.

Also found a 1995 K1100LT with 38000 miles that I might be able to get for under $3000.

Finally there is a 2007...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
I am sure the Vision is super nice....so far out...

I am sure the Vision is super nice....so far out of my price range I can't even see them
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
My commute will be on Interstate 40 going 80...

My commute will be on Interstate 40 going 80 miles an hour. I have a RT1150 in pieces, Ohlins front and rear, full Ztechnik exhaust and Technilusion. However like I said it is in pieces.

I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By drdfblackm
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
This is the problem with where I live, I have to...

This is the problem with where I live, I have to travel to just sit on something. There is a Concours 14 in Flagstaff but that's about it. Everything else is out of town.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 100,354
Posted By drdfblackm
Can anyone talk to me about a Norge....I am...

Can anyone talk to me about a Norge....I am looking at a 2007 and 2008 which I think were the first 2 years. Anything to look for or be particularly worried about?

Any info would be greatly...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
So, if I were to sum up the general consensus...

So, if I were to sum up the general consensus from what I can tell.....

FJR is a great bike Gen 2 better than Gen 1 but Gen 1 will do what I want just fine. FJR might be cramped for me.
Concours...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Honestly, and I am not sure why, I am really...

Honestly, and I am not sure why, I am really keying in on the Concours 14. I don't know if it is the look or that big engine or what.

I am all over Craigslist from Los Angeles to Albuquerque...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
As far as heat goes, Flagstaff is in the...

As far as heat goes, Flagstaff is in the mountains and is much cooler, Winslow is much warmer but not quite like Phoenix and Tucson.

I mean I don't want to be uncomfortably hot but I can deal with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Well I think that the LT is off the list. ...

Well I think that the LT is off the list.

Looking very much at Honda STs, Concours 14s, and the FJR. Would like to find a K1100LT but not many out there.

Are the updates necessary on the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
I wouldn't mind picking up a K1100LT but there...

I wouldn't mind picking up a K1100LT but there are very few out there and haven't found one close to me yet.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
I just sold my GS Adventure. I have a 950 Super...

I just sold my GS Adventure. I have a 950 Super Enduro, WR450F, CBR600RR and Buell Cyclone.

I have had numerous sport touring bikes from VFR to RT. I know a GS does the highway very well. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Found a 2003 ST1300 nonABS with a few goodies and...

Found a 2003 ST1300 nonABS with a few goodies and 26000 miles...just a tad over my price but totally doable.

Pros/Cons...things to look for?
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
I had a 2004 KGT....same as RS with few more...

I had a 2004 KGT....same as RS with few more options. I liked it but my knees hit the bodywork and was painful....and the pegs were on the lowest setting....yes they would drag.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
Honestly I have been looking at both of them. ...

Honestly I have been looking at both of them. And I have had 3 of the old Concoursesesesesseses (or is it Concouri if it is plural). Anyway the old ones are great bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,419
Posted By drdfblackm
What highway bike would you buy?

Initially I was going to get a K1200LT, nice engine, great ride, nice extras....but it takes an army and a fortnight just to change the oil. I had a K1200GT and that still had a ton of bodywork but...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By drdfblackm
This is what I use for a garage...

This is what I use for a garage computer...freaking still chugging along!!!!
Forum: 2 smokers 01-02-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By drdfblackm
100% exactly what happened....he used tie down...

100% exactly what happened....he used tie down straps....piss poor job. His loss since I got back half of the sale price. I am fine with it. Some people.....
Forum: 2 smokers 01-02-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By drdfblackm
Well I am going to accept the damaged engine. ...

Well I am going to accept the damaged engine. Seller refunded half the cost. I can also make a claim with the shipping company so I should make out good on the deal.

Now I just have to make 2...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By drdfblackm
Ned, everything is still available. I...

Ned, everything is still available.

I decided to accept the engine with the damage. I should be able to pick it up today. I was refunded half the cost by the seller and I can make a claim with...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-30-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By drdfblackm
Need engine or crank GT380

I have a 1972 Suzuki GT 380 with a bad crank. I had bought a good engine off Ebay for a good price but it was trashed in shipping. I refused the package. The rear motor mount was busted and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By drdfblackm
Looking for good 2 stroke Machine shop in AZ

I have a 1972 Suzuki GT 380 with a bad crank. I had bought a good engine off Ebay for a good price but it was trashed in shipping. I refused the package.

So as a result I am trying to find a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By drdfblackm
Well I was fairly certain it was and I certainly...

Well I was fairly certain it was and I certainly was not going to buy unless someone could make a deal for me in person. It's a shame that we can't just buy things in confidence anymore. Everything...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By drdfblackm
Sounds good... Thank you so much. I am skeptical...

Sounds good... Thank you so much. I am skeptical and feel it might be a scam but if it doesn't take you out of your way I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank you so much.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By drdfblackm
Need some help in Montgomery AL area

I am looking to buy a quad and I know the adage that if it's too good to be true it probably is. Well I found this place on the web http://www.mikeswheels.com/contact-us.php and they have really...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By drdfblackm
Good answer. I was more than anything looking...

Good answer. I was more than anything looking for some guidance as to what I could tell the owner to do. I told him I knew I had a to have a title but I did not know exactly how to tell him to go...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By drdfblackm
Questions about getting title and stuff in Colorado

Ok....need some brain storming here.

I am looking at buying a quad from a guy in Phoenix. He is answering all questions and does not seem sketchy. Here is the story. The ATV has a OHV tag in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By drdfblackm
Questions about titling and plating in Arizona

Ok....need some brain storming here.

I am looking at buying a quad from a guy in Phoenix. He is answering all questions and does not seem sketchy. Here is the story. The ATV has a OHV tag in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11,831
Views: 2,564,585
Posted By drdfblackm
Well I have to sell my 950 Adventure first...

Well I have to sell my 950 Adventure first because the 1200 GS Adventure is for riding on the road. Think I have found the SE I want.

So what are you spending $4000 on suspension....an SE,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11,831
Views: 2,564,585
Posted By drdfblackm
Swapped. Found someone that wanted short person...

Swapped. Found someone that wanted short person suspension. Swapped everything. Worked out very well. Made a big difference for me.
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