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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
Real knobbies will fit the swing arm and front...

Real knobbies will fit the swing arm and front fender. It just needs narrow tires. The engine and brakes work best with less weight to spin / stop.

Front 80/100 or smaller
Rear 110/90 or smaller...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Dinner sounds good! I have not been to one in a...

Dinner sounds good! I have not been to one in a year? :huh

I still need to get that rear rack to Muddy Rabbit.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
Sure I like the sport bike body work, the low...

Sure I like the sport bike body work, the low fender, but the DOHC mighty mouse motor makes it a favorite!

If only my poor NX650 had the same HP to CC ratio it would be over 60 HP at the crank. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
[Thanks, I won't drill a new hole then and...

[Thanks, I won't drill a new hole then and install preload tubes in the front.]

Not drilling the hole may raise the rear end 4 to 5 inches if the the front end is not raised proportionally. :eek1...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
I used the yellow shock unmodified on the 250. It...

I used the yellow shock unmodified on the 250. It had to be set on the lowest preload setting then compressed with a small rachet strap for installation. The front rim was swapped for a 21" to level...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Monster Energy Supercross Detroit MI

Just watched the 250cc main event on TV.

Many brands were not running or even advertised? Is this series exclusive to select manufactures like some motorcycle drag racing events? :ear

Edit:...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
I had the same complaint and went this route. ...

I had the same complaint and went this route.

Bars

https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/492x398q90/835/carbonlookbar.jpg

Tusk 30mm Risers
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8vNhQ8nmeeo/Utv...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8vNhQ8nmeeo/UtvybFCV1uI/AAAAAAAAAVg/XS5ZsHZ2nN0/w815-h553-no/myNX.JPG[/QUOTE]

BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE! Look a at the rims and engine cases... :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
Colorado Back country Discovery Route is news to...

Colorado Back country Discovery Route is news to me and sounds great.

The last time I was out there was back in '73, an Indian kid that we played with gave Larry and I the mumps. :rofl How...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
The 250 wore the stock rims for many years. ...

The 250 wore the stock rims for many years.



She is kinda young for a glaucoma prescription. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
Put a set on and rode 50% pavement. In 900...

Put a set on and rode 50% pavement.

In 900 miles the rear was gone along with the squirmy cornering. :puke1

The front lasted a season 2500 miles and is in this pic. It worked very well!
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
Personally I have no experience with this seal. ...

Personally I have no experience with this seal.

From the 1988 Honda NX125 shop manual:

http://imageshack.us/a/img96/4200/tuxd.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img854/4399/2l8l.jpg

From this i...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
Been off this site for a long time. Welcome to...

Been off this site for a long time. Welcome to all!

From the 1988 Honda NX125 shop manual, fork oil 320cc or 10.8 US oz per each fork.

Acquring parts for this bike can be tough. Ebay using the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
They all have pros and cons. Pick the one...

They all have pros and cons.

Pick the one that meets the needs and love the one you're with!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HTkx3e0-OM

Reminds me of a trip to Western North Carolina. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
Summers Half Gone!

Really wanted to ride the NX650 this year, but...

Got this Honda cruiser back on the road.

http://imageshack.us/a/img542/1725/6hwh.jpg

Took this on a 90 + mile Enduro and bashed the plastic...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
I purchased a can of Rust-Oleum, 248637 Metallic...

I purchased a can of Rust-Oleum, 248637 Metallic Vintage Copper, for the Rothman project that has yet to really begin. http://www.rustoleum.com/en/product-catalog/consumer-brands/stops-rust/metallic...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
Bounder, Any chance of a detailed procedure for...

Bounder,
Any chance of a detailed procedure for the brake rotor upgrade?

Edit: Perfect and Thank You!
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
Mold release is a concern. I once had tires...

Mold release is a concern. I once had tires mounted that were really slippery on the way home (rainy day). Called and asked what lube was used for tire mounting. Amorall was the reply.

Tires are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,807
Views: 956,348
Posted By Honda Scoot
I did the Ohio Valley BSA Enduro on Saturday. The...

I did the Ohio Valley BSA Enduro on Saturday. The goal was a 24 mph average speed. Turned in a 22.3 mph average on a 98 mile course, as I was slow on the single track stopping to tighten the mirrors...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
The wife and Kidney Stones gave me the afternoon...

The wife and Kidney Stones gave me the afternoon off, so I went south on a slow bike looking for Cables Creek Campground. It's located 1/4 mile east of SR 213 on County Road 56 (Costonia Mt Tabor...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Our youngest Grandson (3 weeks) came to visit...

Our youngest Grandson (3 weeks) came to visit today.
Sleeps quite a bit providing a photo opportunity while his mom and dad took a nap.

No bias in this family!
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
It's been back on the road for some time with...

It's been back on the road for some time with several hundred miles traveled.
The chain nor brake cables have required adjustment, and the engine oil level has remained at the same high mark of the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
:freaky That's good info and should be added...

:freaky

That's good info and should be added to a FAQ page!
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
The caliper would have to move outward by...

The caliper would have to move outward by (276-265)/2=5.5mm. That is not much gain in diameter or surface area. The rotors offset and thickness may vary as well.

Looking at the EBC site.
The 93...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,769
Posted By Honda Scoot
Wicked Beauty is in the eyes of the builder. Magna...

Beauty is in the eyes of the builder.

Magna Bobber = Electric motor smoothness
Built in 2007. Still have it.

http://imageshack.us/a/img40/6783/pc170005s.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
You've been looking over my playbook. Our...

You've been looking over my playbook.

Our wheels are clear anodized aluminum. Not GOLD anodized that is correct for a Rothmans Scheme; however, I will paint the hubs gold prior to the spoke...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
An inmate here told me of Partzilla. Yes it was...

An inmate here told me of Partzilla. Yes it was you dstriffler! Returning the favor.

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/detail/aftermarket/XP-4114445.html

I have used the HH sintered and now have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
Descriptions ...

Descriptions
http://ebcbrakes.com/products/brake-type/
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
10K miles is low, but a milestone. We use semi...

10K miles is low, but a milestone. We use semi synthetic oils in all the bikes for trouble free pleasure riding, as they get way more throttle than our cages used for simple transportation.

The 20...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 34,384
Posted By Honda Scoot
Been putting the bike to good use commuting to...

Been putting the bike to good use commuting to work. Just rolled over 10,000 miles, and it's working GREAT!

http://imageshack.us/a/img203/5967/p1010038fp.jpg

Took a GPS along today. The bikes...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
This was posted over in Old's Cool with a little...

This was posted over in Old's Cool with a little urban grit.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20107567&postcount=5703
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Sorry. Rolled out at 10. 5 months off the...

Sorry. Rolled out at 10.

5 months off the bikes = SORE LEGS
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
It was a pleasure sharing the evening with you...

It was a pleasure sharing the evening with you good folks!

Sundays ride as discussed:
We are meeting at The Spread Eagle Tavern in Hanoverton OH at 10:00 AM.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
I would drive to my top secret laboratory just...

I would drive to my top secret laboratory just across the county line and push a bike to that tag, but I would still mess up your game :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Will bring items previously mentioned.

Will bring items previously mentioned.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
[QUOTE=mgorman;21127744]I tried to buy a NX125...

[QUOTE=mgorman;21127744]I tried to buy a NX125 last year but it didn't work out.

Looking to make this road legal

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
Yeah I know. Full restoration including...

Yeah I know. Full restoration including suspension upgrades and unobtainable parts from Europe took only 3 weeks. Evenings only of course.

http://imageshack.us/a/img163/941/p1010007wu.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 816,360
Posted By Honda Scoot
Rothmans Honda NX650

Stickers / Decals are in for the Rothmans scheme. Not an African Twin or a Marathon, but it'll be OK for me.
http://www.nightwings.org/Marathon/Marathon-home-en.html
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
If we were to meet to eat: Speak with...

If we were to meet to eat:

Speak with hateithere about the coupler cushion replacement
Bring the Honda rear rack to muddyrabbit for crazyjills bike
Discuss the TWVT trip and review routing
Meet...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10,475
Views: 479,619
Posted By Honda Scoot
If it's to the east or south of Akron, I need to...

If it's to the east or south of Akron, I need to meet you.
Last Fall I went on a ride when Danjal said you know them German bikes.

Cleaning during the winter required me to move the old black...
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