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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14,829
Views: 900,015
Posted By LukeMacPU
Street legal off-road bikes in IN?

Any of you guys know how easy/difficult it is to get a factory off-road bike like the XR400R or DR350 registered for the street?

I'm looking for a smaller DS bike and keep coming across the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11,329
Views: 1,020,411
Posted By LukeMacPU
I had an '07, and I'm looking to maybe get an '85...

I had an '07, and I'm looking to maybe get an '85 KLR600. I was just trying to picture where those sprockets were and how to swap them.

I guess my memory isn't what it used to be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11,329
Views: 1,020,411
Posted By LukeMacPU
Thanks for the info. How tough is that...

Thanks for the info.

How tough is that balancer sprocket swap? I had my '07 apart for the doo and for valve adjust, but that was pretty much it.

With 6500 miles, should the output shaft be an...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11,329
Views: 1,020,411
Posted By LukeMacPU
KLR600 close enough?

I realize the thread says "KLR650 Only", but what about the KLR600? Is that close enough? I doubt I'll be able to find enough KLR600 riders to form a gang.

In any event, there's KLR600 in really...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-16-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
Question Any pattern to the naming/numbering on these wind...

Any pattern to the naming/numbering on these wind farms?

I like the DS Ninja!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 552,145
Posted By LukeMacPU
1983 GL1100 naked 'wing for sale

SOLD SOLD SOLD
Link to ad in the big FM.
http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr168/lbmcdonald/null_zps3a5bc317.jpg
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926152

Just under 29K miles, $2500...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 77,402
Posted By LukeMacPU
http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr168/lbmcdonal...

http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr168/lbmcdonald/null_zps0351acbb.jpg
Figured I'd add a photo of the ol' bike while I was here...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 552,145
Posted By LukeMacPU
Yamaha It is a Yamaha, isn't it?

Yamaha


It is a Yamaha, isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 77,402
Posted By LukeMacPU
Wow YW!

Just when I thought I was turning into an old man enjoying my naked '83 GL1100, I go find that video of you tearing up the dragon on the GL1800! I know this is a GW thread, but have you had a chance...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
Thanks for info. I haven't played for quite a...

Thanks for info. I haven't played for quite a while and now I'm going to get back into it. May be tougher to get to some locations on a GL1100, so I guess I'll have to choose the tags I chase...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
Question Still two tags going?

There were two tags for a while, is that the case still? I saw the one at IU, and now there's the CRF in the woods....?
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 77,402
Posted By LukeMacPU
Good looking bike! I've got a naked '83...

Good looking bike!

I've got a naked '83 GL1100. Where'd you get that exhaust? I've seen the stock chrome pipes a few places, but haven't seen those black pipes for sale anywhere... I may just...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,662
Posted By LukeMacPU
Yep, but not many yet!

Just getting started...

'81 Honda CB750K
'85 Suzuki GS550
'86 Suzuki GS1150E
'79 Triumph T140D
'07 Kawasaki KLR650
'02 Yamaha XT225
'75 Kawasaki Z1 (still have)
'83 Honda GL1100 Std ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14,829
Views: 900,015
Posted By LukeMacPU
Got like this in Charlotte when we lived there. ...

Got like this in Charlotte when we lived there. Over 100 for a week. Felt just like this or like riding into a giant hair dryer. Take your pick.:what:

ABIDE
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14,829
Views: 900,015
Posted By LukeMacPU
Looks like the photo tag thread. ABIDE

Looks like the photo tag thread.

ABIDE
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
New Tag

I don't think this has been a tag before, but please bring it up if it has and we'll get a new one ASAP.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-06-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
Old Tag

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5JRx3xnCoWs/T9AAqQBwWxI/AAAAAAAAAII/UYI6eoUrHiI/s729/2012-06-06
Notice the bikes were actually fairly clean when we took off... that didn't last long.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,875
Posted By LukeMacPU
Loving the naked wings

Just took over my dad's '83 GL1100 standard (naked). Before he got it, I didn't even know there had been naked 'wings. Every bike I recognized as a GW was the giant almost car-like bike that old...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
New-to-me 'Wing

Not nearly as nifty at that custom cafe bike, but here she is.

Just adopted this one from my dad as he got a replacement bike. Hope to put quite a few miles on this one.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
Thanks. I've already found that site and bugged...

Thanks. I've already found that site and bugged those guys for a few tips/pointers. I really think I'll be good to go after this weekend. I'm planning to swap the timing belts, check/adjust valve...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
How do I check them? Am I just looking for leaks...

How do I check them? Am I just looking for leaks while I'm in there for the timing belts?
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
Pissed It seems I'm getting off on the wrong foot with...

It seems I'm getting off on the wrong foot with my '83 GL1100.

Just picked it up from my dad this past weekend. I had noticed last time he and I rode together, that his rear tire seemed a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,209
Posted By LukeMacPU
I mostly commute at this point. Not far, roughly...

I mostly commute at this point. Not far, roughly 35 miles/day. Ride the bike unless the roads are icy. Braved the snow a few times on the KLR, but that was pretty dangerous once the cages had...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14,829
Views: 900,015
Posted By LukeMacPU
Sure feels fast compared to the wee XT225 I was...

Sure feels fast compared to the wee XT225 I was riding previously!

I've still got some more carb work to do. Can't seem to get it to idle smoothly or pull hard all the up to red line. Kinda...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14,829
Views: 900,015
Posted By LukeMacPU
Pretty sweet! I've been working on one of...

Pretty sweet!

I've been working on one of those for the last couple months. Mine had been in the father-in-laws garage for the past 10 years collecting creepy crawlers and neat white rust!
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
That would be perfect. I'll try looking for a...

That would be perfect. I'll try looking for a CM400 backrest. Thanks.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,112
Posted By LukeMacPU
New to me GL1100 Standard

My dad has graciously donated his trusty GL1100 to me. I've been playing around with restoring a '75 Z1 that spent the last decade in storage. The Z1 runs, but isn't exactly a smooth or practical...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
The way photo tag works is you ride to the...

The way photo tag works is you ride to the previous location, take a picture of your bike there and then ride to a new location and post another picture of your bike there.

Post both photos, Old...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
New Tag #1?

New Tag #1 I assume.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 127,142
Posted By LukeMacPU
Things have been really slow with the ol' photo...

Things have been really slow with the ol' photo tag it seems...

My cousin just joined the 2-wheeled ranks and I'd like to get him involved. Anyone know where this tag for Tag #2 is?

On my...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,357
Posted By LukeMacPU
C'm'on, that's custom! I did a little...

C'm'on, that's custom!

I did a little digging (called Le Pera with seat pan number) and it was actually custom made by Le Pera, in CA for some previous owner

I'm giving the PO the benefit of...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 742,745
Posted By LukeMacPU
Reviving an oldie...

Probably cheating, but I got this non-running Z1 from my father-in-law for $0.

Just under $800 total, it's running well and was just plated today to become my daily transport.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,357
Posted By LukeMacPU
Up and running!

Well, I've got an updated photo... The bike is actually running pretty well now. Took it for the first 30 mile ride without any problems. Got a new speedo cable (broke on first test ride),...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,618
Posted By LukeMacPU
Got a soft spot for the 1986 GS1150E. Big,...

Got a soft spot for the 1986 GS1150E. Big, heavy, upright riding position, but still pretty darn fast.

http://i480.photobucket.com/albums/rr168/lbmcdonald/DogsBike005.jpg

Lost a side-cover at...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,357
Posted By LukeMacPU
First ride at last!

Took the bike out for the first time on Friday, as scheduled. UPS dropped off the wrench right on time and I was ready to roll... or so I thought. 10 miles into my maiden voyage (fortunately just...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,335
Views: 940,718
Posted By LukeMacPU
What exhaust is that? I'm working on Z1-B now......

What exhaust is that? I'm working on Z1-B now... Doesn't appear anything is stock, so I guess it won't help me any. That is pretty sweet though!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,357
Posted By LukeMacPU
Easy now, give me some time!:0-0 If my...

Easy now, give me some time!:0-0

If my steering stem spanner wrench shows up tomorrow, I'll be ready to take it for a test ride! If that goes well, I'll start in with the polishing/cleaning.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,357
Posted By LukeMacPU
A work in progress.... '75 Z1-B

Got this one for free from the father-in-law. Just about have it in riding order... lots of work remaining to make it pretty! 17K miles on it.

When I got it......
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,220
Posted By LukeMacPU
I've been riding the bike for my commute for...

I've been riding the bike for my commute for about 4 years now. It's not a long commute, but it's nearly every day.

I won't lie, I started off checking things pretty regularly. As time went on,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By LukeMacPU
That's a nice looking bike! Mine's the bluish...

That's a nice looking bike! Mine's the bluish color or was at one point...

Thanks for the encouragement. I've moved away from the idea of dual-sport tires on it. Went with standard street...
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