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Forum: Hacks Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
You've really had it on the market since June? ...

You've really had it on the market since June? 33,000 miles, CSM sub-frame, heated Sargent seat, PIAA's, front & rear racks, car battery--even if this rig was beat to shit (not saying it is--I've...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By DRONE
I hate Corollas. I've seen them parked at some...

I hate Corollas. I've seen them parked at some of the most rugged and difficult-to-get-to trailheads in the Northwest. Do they airlift them in there just to piss off the rest of us?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 459,392
Posted By DRONE
http://www.ascycles.com/images/products/PakMeister...

http://www.ascycles.com/images/products/PakMeister/ForkGuards-R1200GS-M004.jpg


Modeltek fork guards made in Italy - available in the U.S. many places, such as here
...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
Zipper's rig is for sale again--...

Zipper's rig is for sale again-- http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2002-BMW-R1150R-CUSTOM-SIDECAR-RIG-R-112998990

http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/6370732/112998990_14thumb_770x574.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By DRONE
Yes--lots and lots and lots of 1200C rigs out...

Yes--lots and lots and lots of 1200C rigs out there. In the last year, I don't know how many I've seen listed for sale, but lots.
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By DRONE
I think the Trans-Moto S-350...

I think the Trans-Moto S-350 (http://www.trans-moto.com/S-350_a.html) would be a great match!
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,459
Posted By DRONE
I think I grabbed it. Here's the pic-- ...

I think I grabbed it. Here's the pic--

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h7/dronepix/for%20sale%20pics/OPM/img-20140517-112102-1-1094098.jpg


Looks pretty mainstream, huh? :rofl Really,...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By DRONE
Hack Sub-Forums

Here's a comment made by another inmate in another thread, but I think it's a good starting place for a new discussion.



Ya know, Diverdown has a great point IMO. Our esteemed moderator AceRph...
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By DRONE
Classic good looks, eh? :clap Nice! Hope...

Classic good looks, eh? :clap Nice!


Hope you got plans for a good lookin tub!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,736
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,199,233
Posted By DRONE
Big Flea Market thread with more pics and more...

Big Flea Market thread with more pics and more info -- HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009947)

This is a 5.00x17 rear wheel off a R1150R but it will fit any of the ...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By DRONE
Never tried one. Never will. I want high...

Never tried one. Never will. I want high performance rubber which donut spares definitely ain't.
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By DRONE
All of the DMC GS rigs are pretty easy to...

All of the DMC GS rigs are pretty easy to attach/detach. Each of the four struts are detached with one huge nut and bolt, the brake line has a quick-disconnect coupling, and the electrical lines are...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,000
Posted By DRONE
http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a469/CSully826...

http://i1038.photobucket.com/albums/a469/CSully826/IMG_2106_zps91a9ed77.jpg

:clap:clap:clap

Also, nice job finding the free camp in Waldport. I know that exact spot. :thumb
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,011
Posted By DRONE
Agreed. Visually, it looks to be in trim and...

Agreed. Visually, it looks to be in trim and well-balanced.

I sure do wish I could hop on it and ride it a thousand miles or so just to give you a more qualified opinion. :1drink
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,344
Posted By DRONE
Everything is always worth doing. I, for one,...

Everything is always worth doing. I, for one, would be interested.
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,912
Posted By DRONE
Yeah, probably, but interesting nevertheless. And...

Yeah, probably, but interesting nevertheless. And kinda cool to discover that there actually IS a Rotohak flying around somewhere.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9,070
Views: 1,347,595
Posted By DRONE
I don't visit this thread anymore having sold my...

I don't visit this thread anymore having sold my X-Country two years ago, but I stumbled on a Craigslist ad that I thought I should share with you guys in case somebody is in the market. OK, you...
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By DRONE
You misunderstood. The car tire is on the...

You misunderstood. The car tire is on the sidecar--it's a 145R13. The Quota has a 130/80-17 motorcycle tire on the rear--that's the one that wore out in 3000 miles. The O.P. is suggesting that...
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By DRONE
I would be more inclined to suspect it's simply a...

I would be more inclined to suspect it's simply a matter of the F2 being bigger and heavier than the Spyder, and also having much worse wind drag than the Spyder. That rear tire on the Quota has a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,000
Posted By DRONE
Herky is a couple of days behind in thread...

Herky is a couple of days behind in thread updates but he is alive and well and on the road. Stopped at my place in Tacoma WA to catch up on some basic maintenance. Left this morning to visit Mt....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By DRONE
In good weather, the section from 410 to 410 is...

In good weather, the section from 410 to 410 is only about 10 minutes slower than staying on 410, and much more fun. Plenty of free camping spots along the Greenwater River but also popular with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By DRONE
I'd be suspicious of the big wheel bearing in the...

I'd be suspicious of the big wheel bearing in the FD. If it's the original, and is going bad at 101,000, well it did its duty. Time for a new one.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By DRONE
A guy riding 2-up is likely to have more than 330...

A guy riding 2-up is likely to have more than 330 lbs on board and would not expect a wobble from a 1200GSA. No, there's something out of whack there. Wheel bearing maybe, but not the actual wheel....
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 57,816
Posted By DRONE
http://www.tiresbyweb.com/images/Product/large/Spr...

http://www.tiresbyweb.com/images/Product/large/Sprint-Classic.jpg

Available from Tires by Web - here (http://www.tiresbyweb.com/p-9410-vredestein-sprint-classic-tires.aspx)
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By DRONE
On DMC GS rigs like mine, DMC mounts a 2nd master...

On DMC GS rigs like mine, DMC mounts a 2nd master right next to the first then connects the two plungers together with a rod. Is that a possibility on your HD?
...
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
Still . . . add some leading legs and a car...

Still . . . add some leading legs and a car pusher and that outfit would be ready to go! :evil
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
2012 V-Strom DL1000 w/DMC car

http://eastoregon.craigslist.org/mcy/4645320048.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_jz95eozu3V5_600x450.jpg

2100 miles. Happy Trails panniers. Electric lean. Car has brakes plumbed to...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By DRONE
Here's their universal mounting kit-- ...

Here's their universal mounting kit--

http://static.squarespace.com/static/54039bbfe4b0f72d40b936b0/t/540612fee4b0f72d40bd1007/1409684224812/?format=750w

Also, if you read the FAQ's on their...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
That one's been for sale for a long time. A year...

That one's been for sale for a long time. A year maybe? Not sure why it hasn't moved.

http://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_7Q3F277HVuE_600x450.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
Oh, that's gonna be nice for someone! ...

Oh, that's gonna be nice for someone!

http://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_ecodLHCyEpj_600x450.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By DRONE
I guess I would expect "minimal issues" driving a...

I guess I would expect "minimal issues" driving a heavily loaded rig on the perfectly smooth and well-maintained highways found commonly all over South America. Like this one--
...
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,794
Posted By DRONE
I see you are new here. :rofl

I see you are new here. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 459,392
Posted By DRONE
Whoa, that's nice! Got a few nice goodies there...

Whoa, that's nice! Got a few nice goodies there too. Ever thought about echoing the yellow seat bead with a yellow pinstripe on the mudguard? Might look pretty OK.
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
Nice looking Velorex for $950

http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mpo/4646374624.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00g0g_hjDIBp4056s_600x450.jpg

"The sidecar comes with all mounting brackets and electrical for lights. I...
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
R1150GS Adventure DMC sub-frame

***sold***

Selling the somewhat tweaked DMC sub-frame I took off WUMPA. It's in the Flea Market--HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1006502).
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,123
Posted By DRONE
Nice airhead, Catneck. :D At least there IS...

Nice airhead, Catneck. :D

At least there IS a Ural tub attached.
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,011
Posted By DRONE
Help us out here, FR700, because the setup looks...

Help us out here, FR700, because the setup looks pretty much the same to me. Are you maybe saying that the "before" tire was underinflated?
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,619
Posted By DRONE
So . . . is there a ride report coming? With...

So . . . is there a ride report coming? With fantastic pics? :huh
Forum: Hacks 08-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 585,914
Posted By DRONE
And he says "This is probably the only FZ1 Yamaha...

And he says "This is probably the only FZ1 Yamaha with a sidecar." Guess he's never heard of Neptune03. Looks well-built though.
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By DRONE
I kinda like this approach. Instead of attaching...

I kinda like this approach. Instead of attaching a sidecar to the tug, attach the tug to the sidecar--

http://i40.servimg.com/u/f40/17/40/56/52/photo_10.jpg
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