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Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,886
Posted By Davidc83
That is weird, back in April, I was in the Ocala...

That is weird, back in April, I was in the Ocala Florida area, went to the local Indian Dealer, and they had 3 Scouts on the floor (one of each color), ready to be sold. The salesman even told me...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 557,707
Posted By Davidc83
Amen, any bike can be an adventure bike. An...

Amen, any bike can be an adventure bike. An adventure bike has nothing to do with the road/riding surface-it depends on the riders capabilites. For some riders, an adventure ride is doing 1000 miles...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Davidc83
C50

I have a 2007 Suzuki Boulevard C50 I bought new in Oct 2007. I now have 73,000+ miles on the ODO. With the mustang seat, very comfortable. The clutch is stiff, even after 73,000 miles; however, very...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
If the weather forecast for July 3, 4 and 5th...

If the weather forecast for July 3, 4 and 5th don't look promising, I will hook up with you guys on this ride (don't mind riding in the rain closer to home, but up in Michigan-naw).
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
Headlight bulb

I replaced the headlight bulb (http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=headlight+bulbs) yesterday evening. Took about 3 minutes: start to finish. Turned handlebars...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
valves

I did my first ever valve clearance checks on the bike last night (the first time on the bike, my buddy did it and I watched). The first valve check was done at 8000 miles by my buddy; the bike has...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
Actually, it was easy. I connected the top...

Actually, it was easy. I connected the top springs to the hook. then made about a 4" loop using trot line and attached to other end of springs. I then connected a ratchet strap to the trot line, the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,942
Views: 614,069
Posted By Davidc83
Bike

The AMA magazine for this month has an article on these bikes. I haven't read most of the article yet, but at $30,000+ for one model and $35,000+ for the other; need to hit the lottery before the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
bike

Installed a center stand last night; took about 20 minutes.
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/IMG_20150518_194659005_zpss1mj6pcq.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,400
Posted By Davidc83
30 quid for 2 ounces of oil, wow, things are...

30 quid for 2 ounces of oil, wow, things are expensive over there. The Boulevards take 2 ouches of oil in the shaft assembly, the owner manual states only need to change at 15,000 mile intervals but...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,400
Posted By Davidc83
I have an 07 C50 Boulevard which I bought new in...

I have an 07 C50 Boulevard which I bought new in 07 with 1 mile on the odometer. The bike now has 70,000+ miles on the ODO and never a problem with the shaft drive (or anything else either)....
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,886
Posted By Davidc83
Scout

The 2015 Indian Scout is 100 hp, 72 ft-lb of torque. Not a standard since it has forward foot controls-typical cruiser configuration. The seat would need to be changed out, even with my small a$$,...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 56,406
Posted By Davidc83
Hd

HD has a better marketing campaign for a 'lifestyle'. I wouldn't own one, don't like them. However, you go into a HD dealership, you can get almost any color of bike under the sun while all the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-01-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,879
Posted By Davidc83
bike

You now have the Indian line of cruisers, and with their 'little' cruiser-the Scout, you now have another reasonably priced cruiser. The Indian Scout is a 1050cc, 100hp, belt driven machine, and msrp...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 702,294
Posted By Davidc83
I traded in my 2009 BMW G650gs almost 2 years ago...

I traded in my 2009 BMW G650gs almost 2 years ago for a 2013 Honda NC700x and haven't regretted it. I had the G650gs for 4 years, put on 32,000+ miles (many trips from Indiana to Florida and back)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Davidc83
The stock wheels are not airtight around the...

The stock wheels are not airtight around the spokes.
You would have to seal the spoked wheels to make them tubeless; such as,
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
yea, loose stuff on the road caused the rear tire...

yea, loose stuff on the road caused the rear tire to lock and I was committed on the brake pressure not to T-bone the frigging soccer mom in her mini-van...thought I would have enough tire left to do...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
Hey Deckyon, if you see a red/black Suzuki C50...

Hey Deckyon, if you see a red/black Suzuki C50 cruiser with a red skull on the black tone of the tank, that will be me. I have to order a new rear tire for the Honda-while getting the Honda ready...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
Dragon

On the Dragon:
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Dragon_on_theNC700x_zps0f2e855b.jpg (http://s367.photobucket.com/user/davidc83/media/Dragon_on_theNC700x_zps0f2e855b.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Warriors 04-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 217,886
Posted By Davidc83
mra35-you got any pics of the bike with the seat...

mra35-you got any pics of the bike with the seat and the bags??
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
Last year, I didn't leave the house until after...

Last year, I didn't leave the house until after 9am, got there about 1230 pm (our time-eastern) and there was a line for burgers about 300 yards long. The nicer it is, the more people show up and as...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-07-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 412,568
Posted By Davidc83
2013 nc700x

Here is mine after 18,000+ miles. Red River Gorge (KY) area.
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Saturday_2_zpsbqlbdv2b.jpg...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-07-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 1,246,727
Posted By Davidc83
On my 1000 mile ride on the superslab, running...

On my 1000 mile ride on the superslab, running between 74-80mph, I got 62-68mpg, depending on my average speed between tanks. I had on side bags, a clothes bag in my rear trunk, and a backpack...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
I am heading over to the Moonshine lunch Saturday...

I am heading over to the Moonshine lunch Saturday morning. Even if I don't stand in line for a burger, I will look at all the bikes and get a t-shirt.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 1,246,727
Posted By Davidc83
I used my NC700x for a butt burner 1000 last...

I used my NC700x for a butt burner 1000 last September-18 hours; it could have been 16 hours but I read the directions wrong; all interstate-including riding thru the monsoon which caused University...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Davidc83
Check out the ironhorse motorcycle lodge and...

Check out the ironhorse motorcycle lodge and resort. They have both camping and cabins (and a couple of bunkhouses). They cater to the motorcycle crowd and not that far from the Dragon (nice ride to...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 1,246,727
Posted By Davidc83
Why cant you go 85mph on the NC700x or faster??...

Why cant you go 85mph on the NC700x or faster?? I've had mine less than 2 years, almost 20,000 miles. Top end is over 105mph (GPS) and I have ridden at 80mph all day on the Interstate with plenty of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,371
Posted By Davidc83
You are correct, it is a dry county. The closest...

You are correct, it is a dry county. The closest alcohol is in Bowling Green. Mammoth Cave was going to start selling beer/carryout in their store but I think the family uproar caused them to nix...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
AMEN!! Post #176 ...

AMEN!! Post #176

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=756980&highlight=bm3moose&page=12
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
Welcome to the area Landon. I live 8 miles nw of...

Welcome to the area Landon. I live 8 miles nw of Henryville.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
ride

I was out on the NC700x for 5 hours yesterday. Rode down to Leavenworth, via Marengo. Rode down to lower Leavenworth and watched kayakers riding in the flood waters-couldn't get to Dockside. Tried to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
ride

yea, same again for me this morning-fog was just too thick-sucks having to leave for work at 515am this time of year. Yesterday, I pulled my cruiser out of the garage when I got home from work and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,371
Posted By Davidc83
if they offer the insurance package, buy it...

if they offer the insurance package, buy it before you drive it-you wreck it, you bought it :-) or used to be that way, but haven't done that in 10 years.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
ride

After this rain today, my glacier icefield (driveway) will be all clear. I could have rode to work yesterday, getting down the driveway would be easy (gravity) but I wouldn't have been able to get it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
snow

Going to take multiple days of 60 degree temps to melt my 150' driveway. Heck, it was still a glacier from the stuff I got the past 2 weekends, and wouldn't you know it, one of my hydraulic lines...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Davidc83
Wheels still on the bike? or did you take the...

Wheels still on the bike? or did you take the wheels off yourself?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By Davidc83
Most places around here (Louisville Ky) charge...

Most places around here (Louisville Ky) charge $70-$90 per tire if the wheel is on the bike. They have to pay their techs labor and most hourly labor charges now is $90 per hour; and it takes 45-60...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,755
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Just realized this date is the day my daughter is getting married; no can ride...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,755
Posted By Davidc83
ride

I may have missed it, but how much $$ to ride in this ride, or is it whatever we donate?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 123,512
Posted By Davidc83
I have ridden on some of these rides with some of...

I have ridden on some of these rides with some of these guys and they have put up with me :-). My NC700x goes well on gravel but it hates stopping on gravel; I think you have the ABS so it may be...
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