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Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,851
Posted By natez1
I believe I had a love affair with this bike at...

I believe I had a love affair with this bike at Lemay on Sunday, and that's saying something given the bikes in attendance! I'm sure this was the ride parked by the stairs waiting for the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,774
Posted By natez1
I had one bike named "Fu%$'n piece of Sh!t" for...

I had one bike named "Fu%$'n piece of Sh!t" for obvious reasons. Does that count?:D Don't own that bike any more.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,727
Posted By natez1
All right I'll throw my hat in the ring. For ME...

All right I'll throw my hat in the ring. For ME the Harley experience is a throw back to different times and different machines. Yes most of my H-D's are old with the newest a 1997 fxsts, a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,882
Posted By natez1
It is my understanding that the FXR swingarm...

It is my understanding that the FXR swingarm mounts the same way as the older FLT swing arms. I.E. to the transmission via cleeve blocks then to the frame via doughnut isolators. Dyna just has a...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 864,626
Posted By natez1
And we all know donuts aren't suppose to go over...

And we all know donuts aren't suppose to go over 50 MPH. so no problem there!!:D
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By natez1
OK so I've read about how sidecar wheel lead...

OK so I've read about how sidecar wheel lead affects handling but has anyone actually ridden one with negative lead? I would be scared more on a left hander than a righty. HUMM.... I wonder? Looks...
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,947
Posted By natez1
Being kind of new to sidecars but not...

Being kind of new to sidecars but not fabrication, with all the skill and obvious tools at their disposal to do fabrication, would it not be advantageous to keep going and fab up a center hub...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,094
Posted By natez1
Lets face it If you really want a sporty nothing...

Lets face it If you really want a sporty nothing else will make you look back after you've walked away! Sporty's are a good bargain used especially 883's, under $5000 all day long, have decent power,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By natez1
I like Stevens pass(HI2) but it can be nerve...

I like Stevens pass(HI2) but it can be nerve racking as some trucks like to speed and it is a 2 lane road in places. If I had my choice and the time( probably double that of 2) I would go from Vashon...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,105
Posted By natez1
I had a 650 and don't recall having to take the...

I had a 650 and don't recall having to take the carbs off to do the valves .I did rejet and do a air box mod. All in all I think while it was a pain in the butt at some stages it never justified a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,731
Views: 877,256
Posted By natez1
You should try a BUELL!

You should try a BUELL!
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 90,530
Posted By natez1
Got to sit on and here one run today from Moto...

Got to sit on and here one run today from Moto International at the Snohomish Bike Show. Sounded a little too mellow(it was stock), egros felt good, overall I like it. I wasn't sure by looking at the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 873,320
Posted By natez1
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/528236_...

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/528236_10200958928164343_2080845330_n.jpg

This has always been what a motorcycle looks like in my mind. In fact I'm shocked when I see that my shadow on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,403
Posted By natez1
What no one mentioned Harley yet? Cheapest bike...

What no one mentioned Harley yet? Cheapest bike to maintain has been my Evo powered glide, oil, tires, oil, tires, oil, tires, brakes. Maintenance can be done in a afternoon with a couple beers...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,066
Posted By natez1
Yes they do existent!! ...

Yes they do existent!!

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/294893_2367513756175_223476621_n.jpg


Buelltiful bike to commute on!!:evil
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,104
Posted By natez1
I know you asked about the 950 but bear with me...

I know you asked about the 950 but bear with me for a minute.I ride a harley ultra classic,have a softail ,a buell, and a sportster chopper, was looking for something different and test rode a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,423
Posted By natez1
I know what you mean. I was sucked in on a good...

I know what you mean. I was sucked in on a good deal on a ultra, I didn't want a trunk, radio, coffee maker, ect ect ect, but after a good long ride I changed my mind. It DOES add enjoyment and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By natez1
Remember springers have the caliper bracket...

Remember springers have the caliper bracket attached to the axle on the right for fXsts and left on fLsts, so yes spacers are different.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,819
Posted By natez1
Never came across as heavy, more humorous because...

Never came across as heavy, more humorous because we all know of which you speak! Last time I did the isle of Vashon I came off the ferry from Manchester behind a Velocette single that I swear had...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,819
Posted By natez1
Can I blip my throttle and billow smoke on my...

Can I blip my throttle and billow smoke on my classic?!:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,742
Posted By natez1
Back in 2003 I rode my ironhead sporty from...

Back in 2003 I rode my ironhead sporty from Seattle to Sturgis and had a BLAST! At the time I also had a Concours in the garage, People said I was stupid for taking the Ironhead instead of the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,219
Posted By natez1
I had a nice chat with a friend about this the...

I had a nice chat with a friend about this the other day. I mentioned how much I liked vintage motorcycles and the style they had. He just started laughing, by the time he stopped he explained that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,868
Posted By natez1
Yes Softails have less than ideal rear suspension...

Yes Softails have less than ideal rear suspension geometry but ALL motorcycle do. That's how they get 10 pounds of sh*t into a 5 pound bag.Every thing is a compromise to achieve what they where...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By natez1
You can check Pinwall Cycle on E-bay they seem to...

You can check Pinwall Cycle on E-bay they seem to have some but as far as rolling it and making $$, it might be tough. Used sporty prices are in the dirt around here, a clean 91 might bring...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 77,898
Posted By natez1
You can't give us a pic of a pretty bike then not...

You can't give us a pic of a pretty bike then not do a mini review of it.How is it to ride? comfy? like the twisties? I've been trying to talk myself out of a Guzzi for my next bike but with all the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By natez1
I kick the tires daily to make sure they have...

I kick the tires daily to make sure they have air and check the oil every other day.I think everyday use is good for them.follow Hondas schedule and you'll be fine. ENJOY!
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 87,047
Posted By natez1
Yep HB mounts with Buell accessory bags, HB...

Yep HB mounts with Buell accessory bags, HB juniors 30L I believe. Very good mounts, secure and strong, don't even notice them when riding and they made the bike so much more useful with the only...
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 87,047
Posted By natez1
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/624...

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/62487_1603381973358_1500377158_31553361_5625726_n.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,731
Views: 877,256
Posted By natez1
First let me say the I love Ironheads, BUT.......

First let me say the I love Ironheads, BUT.... you have to love motorcycles and love working on motorcycles to own one.I ride my ironhead all over and has never left me stranded but it takes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,176
Posted By natez1
boy I don't know about a GS500 being underrated,...

boy I don't know about a GS500 being underrated, my old one was a flexy flyer with a fat guy on it. Power was OK and brakes were marginal but push it and it would wallow all over the place. on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 46,176
Posted By natez1
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/624...

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/62487_1603381973358_1500377158_31553361_5625726_n.jpg

A do-it all in a bad-ass package and hated by the Motor Company faithful and sport bike guys...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 36,247
Posted By natez1
That's what happened to me, had a Concours that...

That's what happened to me, had a Concours that was great, but had the itch for a big twin.One test ride and it was all over.Sadly the pipes that made the bike sound good on the test ride got ditched...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,878
Posted By natez1
Primary bearing had problems, I believe it was...

Primary bearing had problems, I believe it was because of no alignment pins from tranny to primary. If it has been fixed by Harley it's probably ok, sometimes it takes a new tranny case and inner...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,897
Posted By natez1
Buell CityX hands down!! Curbs to jump, speed...

Buell CityX hands down!! Curbs to jump, speed bumps to wheelie off of, shoulders to ride on, the whole she-bang!!And OOOOHHH and the SOUND of a hopped-up v-twin. This bike reminded me of what a Ass...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,623
Posted By natez1
Guy I work with had 70,000 on his 04 sporty...

Guy I work with had 70,000 on his 04 sporty custom, ran as good the day he gave it to his son, as the day he got it! One day he thought the motor was coming apart till I told him he should adjust his...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-04-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,560
Posted By natez1
MY favorite sleeping system has been a Coleman...

MY favorite sleeping system has been a Coleman queen size air mattress that rolls up small ,a fleece sleeping bag that unzips to lay flat and a 0 deg. sleeping bag that unzips to lay flat. I usually ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By natez1
I noticed nobody mentioned the Kitsap area, If...

I noticed nobody mentioned the Kitsap area, If you're up for the extra $$ and time of a ferry commute, living expenses can be cheaper.Bainbridge has good schools and community.Might be a option if...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,192
Posted By natez1
I'll second the sporty, my wifes 05 has been...

I'll second the sporty, my wifes 05 has been uttery boring to maintain. oil change, look at tire pressure rinse repeat.A guy I work with has 70,000+ on his 04 with tires, brakes and one belt last...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By natez1
head west to 101, then north to Port Townsen,...

head west to 101, then north to Port Townsen, ferry to Widbey, north to Anacortes.All 55 and under I think.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,492
Posted By natez1
As a Buell rider I am glad to see a American...

As a Buell rider I am glad to see a American company have a go at it, but I fear my hopes for a sub $15,000 sport touring bike of U.S. manufacture will be dashed when the price is revealed. $20,000...
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