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Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
I'm not great setup guru, nor a very smart...

I'm not great setup guru, nor a very smart person, but couldn't you just drop the fork tubes down a bit in the triple tree?
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
It DOES look like a blue giraffe! :eek1

It DOES look like a blue giraffe! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Not sure what makes that a dual sport other than...

Not sure what makes that a dual sport other than the tires, but that's a hell of a clean Nighthawk!
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Pics or it didn't happen! :deal

Pics or it didn't happen! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,170
Posted By DustyRags
It's not. :deal

It's not. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
It's a noise spoiler. Makes it go faster. :deal

It's a noise spoiler. Makes it go faster. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
*trundles off to work on the next adventure plan-...

*trundles off to work on the next adventure plan- 18 miles of slab, two miles of paved, a mile of unpaved, park the bike, two miles of railroad track walking, photo session in a ghost town on a marsh...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,797
Posted By DustyRags
I'm a dedicated fan of the Napoleons. I put them...

I'm a dedicated fan of the Napoleons. I put them on, got used to them, swapped back to the stockers, and went right back to the Napoleons. They do vibrate a bit more (the Nighthawk stock mirrors are...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
Big yellow font isn't REAL adventure riding! ...

Big yellow font isn't REAL adventure riding!








:deal
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
CB550 for me, but then I was 28 at the time, so...

CB550 for me, but then I was 28 at the time, so not quite the same situation I imagine... :evil
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-02-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 54,586
Posted By DustyRags
^^ :clap

^^ :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 19,279
Posted By DustyRags
Man, what a story! Mainlined the whole thing...

Man, what a story! Mainlined the whole thing yesterday afternoon and this morning- probably would have read it through in one shot, if it wasn't Halloween :evil

Well done! Definitely clinches my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
They make Harleys with beaks now?! :1drink ...

They make Harleys with beaks now?! :1drink

Seriously, though, Harley needs to bring back its dirt thumpers. I imagine they'd sell well these days.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
Woah, crazy! What's your take on Top Gear's...

Woah, crazy!

What's your take on Top Gear's discovery of the One True Source of the Nile?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,152
Posted By DustyRags
Lemme get my helmet and let's do this!

Lemme get my helmet and let's do this!
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By DustyRags
I'm looking for a place with a garage right now-...

I'm looking for a place with a garage right now- the plan is to build a light, large-frame chopper with a small engine. Maybe a 350 twin or single. Something I can run through urban streets quickly...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By DustyRags
6' 220 lbs. You'll be getting no guff from me....

6' 220 lbs. You'll be getting no guff from me. :deal

It really is weird how much difference a little bit can make. I'm 6', and I ride a Nighthawk 750. It feels a bit cramped in the legs, but by...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By DustyRags
Define "tall". KLR?

Define "tall". KLR?
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,408
Posted By DustyRags
I seem to recall going on a ride last winter......

I seem to recall going on a ride last winter... 120 miles... freeways, side roads, mountain twisties, potholed roads with water crossings, country highways, and finally 8 miles of gravel. We had a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 35,019
Posted By DustyRags
I hear ya on the no kids thing- that's the case,...

I hear ya on the no kids thing- that's the case, and that's the plan. Starting your own company does seem to be the way to do these things, or some sort of time/money/work investment that can spin...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,499
Posted By DustyRags
Dear god, they made the Wee even uglier! Who won...

Dear god, they made the Wee even uglier! Who won the bet on that thing?

I'd be very curious if the wire wheels can be retrofitted on the older generations, though. That would be... highly...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
Just got into watching The Long Way Down, and I...

Just got into watching The Long Way Down, and I gotta say... the show's sparking my interest in four-wheeled overland rigs, but your story has me all fired up about bikes and DR's, specifically.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,152
Posted By DustyRags
Hell, might not be safe for ME, and I've got...

Hell, might not be safe for ME, and I've got 10,000 plus miles. Hardly an old timer, but I wouldn't call myself a "new rider" by any stretch.

Riding in Oregon back in June, I was averaging about...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
Dude, that's perfect. Thank you so much!

Dude, that's perfect. Thank you so much!
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
Well, there you go! Just wear a beanie helmet and...

Well, there you go! Just wear a beanie helmet and you're golden! Waaaaaay cheaper than bending your neck a bit!
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
Is it lower than the tank-mounted ones on...

Is it lower than the tank-mounted ones on cruisers? :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,961
Posted By DustyRags
The bike's all plumbed, ya just gotta use it as...

The bike's all plumbed, ya just gotta use it as intended. I dangle L'il Jimmy down near the air intake and let the airbox drain do the rest. Just remember to leave the snot tube unplugged or you get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,152
Posted By DustyRags
If you don't have really good foul-weather gear,...

If you don't have really good foul-weather gear, get a Rev'it oversuit. Cheap-ish, and work REALLY well. Easy on, easy off, totally dry.

I love my Alpinestar Scout boots- totally waterproof, well...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
Hahaha fair enough :freaky

Hahaha fair enough :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
Wait... it's so fast you've never pinned it......

Wait... it's so fast you've never pinned it... but it's boring... WTF?

I'm with Dogjaw on this one. :deal

And what's it gotta do with the 07?
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 181,972
Posted By DustyRags
Ooh, told by Dogjaw! :deal Sent from my...

Ooh, told by Dogjaw! :deal


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 35,019
Posted By DustyRags
That is friggin' awesome! I was a kid down in San...

That is friggin' awesome! I was a kid down in San Diego and grew up surfing- those sharks would scare the piss outa me, I won't lie!

Have fun in Oz! How do you manage to take so many long trips?...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Yeah, no problem with the banjo bolts, but I also...

Yeah, no problem with the banjo bolts, but I also tried a new-to-me trick to get the fluid down inside there. Basically, I've been using an old honey squeeze bottle as my brake fluid waste bottle-...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Just a quick nod back to my brake line issue a...

Just a quick nod back to my brake line issue a few pages ago- Galfer has a decent price on steel brake lines, ships super fast, and makes phone order a breeze. They have Nighthawk 750 lines in stock....
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 168,528
Posted By DustyRags
Great write-up, Jamie, and good luck with the...

Great write-up, Jamie, and good luck with the passports.




Cool, thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Not even close! It was a vacuum hose for a car. I...

Not even close! It was a vacuum hose for a car. I got it at O'Reilly when I rebuilt my evap system in a desperate bid to make the bike stink less*. Same basic function, same size, but considerably...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
Niiiiiiice. Definitely interested! Sent...

Niiiiiiice. Definitely interested!


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Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,275
Posted By DustyRags
My bad, F-16. It's a National. Here's the info....

My bad, F-16. It's a National. Here's the info. I'm running the dark tint Sport windshield: http://www.nationalcycle.com/catalogue/FSeries.shtml



I'm interested in that rack. Info?



Not...
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