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Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,316,133
Posted By ColinDoyle
I picked up a Rattler Buck Ten with the intention...

I picked up a Rattler Buck Ten with the intention of swapping its big minarelli 2-stroke into my Ruckus... Now, I'm not so sure. It's almost too nice to disassemble. Took a little ride with a...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,045
Posted By ColinDoyle
1 - the everyday hoon: XR650R supermoto style ...

1 - the everyday hoon: XR650R supermoto style
2 - the road trip mount: some kind of boring sport-touring bike - ST1300, Concours, or BMW RT
3 - the scoot: Italjet Dragster 180cc
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 116,654
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://i967.photobucket.com/albums/ae158/limefrog/...

http://i967.photobucket.com/albums/ae158/limefrog/a4376957.jpg

"They all do that," right? :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By ColinDoyle
If your 52 does what? ...

If your 52 does what?

http://www.wikihow.com/Use-You're-and-Your
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 88,711
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/odr...

http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/odruckus.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,316,133
Posted By ColinDoyle
I built a "chinebone" chassis brace for the...

I built a "chinebone" chassis brace for the Ruckus... can't remember if I ever posted the newer pics here. I'm sure you're all sick of seeing my stupid scooter by now, anyway. :evil

...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By ColinDoyle
Those D616s are good stuff - a friend of mine ran...

Those D616s are good stuff - a friend of mine ran a pair on his Ulysses last season with good results.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,831
Posted By ColinDoyle
How steep is steep? I rode up this on a 500+ lb...

How steep is steep? I rode up this on a 500+ lb BMW with Pilot Road 2s. :lol3


http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/content/events/files/yellowstone08-2010/yellowstone08-2010-Images/59.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 83,612
Posted By ColinDoyle
Ahh, your Chinese aluminum cherry has been...

Ahh, your Chinese aluminum cherry has been popped. Ahead of you lies a long and dreary road, strewn with taps, Heli-Coil inserts, and drill bits measured in sixty-fourths of an inch. :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 83,612
Posted By ColinDoyle
Have you ridden one? Almost everyone who...

Have you ridden one? Almost everyone who modifies a Ruckus puts a lowered seat frame on it - at 6'4"/245 lbs (34" inseam,) the stock layout is a great fit for me. Don't let the overall size of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11,824
Views: 623,476
Posted By ColinDoyle
Care to help me deploy these all around uptown? ...

Care to help me deploy these all around uptown? I'll canvas Hennepin and you can take Lyndale.


http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/hipstertrap.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11,824
Views: 623,476
Posted By ColinDoyle
Hipsters have ruined the flat cap for the rest of...

Hipsters have ruined the flat cap for the rest of us. :cry
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11,824
Views: 623,476
Posted By ColinDoyle
*ahem* :D

*ahem* :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11,824
Views: 623,476
Posted By ColinDoyle
Nice meeting some of you gents this evening. :)

Nice meeting some of you gents this evening. :)
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 83,612
Posted By ColinDoyle
This is true; however, there's an 11-pole stator...

This is true; however, there's an 11-pole stator available for the GY6. You'll have to upgrade your voltage regulator, as well, and change some wiring in the harness to make it work. I'm running...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,094
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/coo...

http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/coolstory.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,920
Posted By ColinDoyle
If I'm riding more than five miles, I almost...

If I'm riding more than five miles, I almost always wear a pair of in-ear headphones with rubber sealing cups (Skull Candy or similar.) With the music turned off, the effect is very similar to that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,898
Posted By ColinDoyle
The R1150R typically yields 36-39 MPG - I'm a...

The R1150R typically yields 36-39 MPG - I'm a pretty big guy and I flog it like a rented mule.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 754,501
Posted By ColinDoyle
Sweet. :wink:

Sweet. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,935
Posted By ColinDoyle
I don't think I've ever come across a moto cop...

I don't think I've ever come across a moto cop "in the wild" - only working parade detail or escorting enormous pirate groups on their annual charity rides. So no, I don't wave. For all intents and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 553,351
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/pho...

http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/phototag/042310/4.jpg
It's a pedestrian bridge over I-94... shhhhhh :wink:


http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/phototag/042910/4.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,992
Posted By ColinDoyle
I certainly hope so... <iframe...

I certainly hope so...


<iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/yb1YTvtEjZQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="425" height="349"...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,913
Posted By ColinDoyle
The center stand is for tire repair and oil...

The center stand is for tire repair and oil changes. I have never left the bike parked unattended on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-29-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By ColinDoyle
We need more information. For starters, what...

We need more information. For starters, what kind of scooter are you riding?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By ColinDoyle
I've done it a few times in the metro area - once...

I've done it a few times in the metro area - once on 94 in Maple Grove through a big construction bottleneck last summer, a couple times on the southern stretch of 494 near the airport during heavy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,637
Posted By ColinDoyle
Yeah, I know... I used to have a pair, but they...

Yeah, I know... I used to have a pair, but they wore out in a single season on my scooter. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,637
Posted By ColinDoyle
Today, I left the riding jacket at home and set...

Today, I left the riding jacket at home and set sail in a hooded sweatshirt. The sleeves pulled out of my Alpinestars SP-1 gauntlet gloves when the needle swept past 80 MPH. Fuck.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By ColinDoyle
They work great on gravel, stock tires and all. ...

They work great on gravel, stock tires and all. I wouldn't take one on singletrack and expect to get anywhere in a hurry, though. :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,400
Posted By ColinDoyle
Once and for all, it's... RUCKUSES.

Once and for all, it's...

RUCKUSES.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,260
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/fridge....

http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/fridge.jpg

My gym bag is inside the fridge. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,498
Posted By ColinDoyle
I hate not having any panniers. Quit yer...

I hate not having any panniers. Quit yer bitchin'.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,260
Posted By ColinDoyle
I love ROK Straps. :clap ...

I love ROK Straps. :clap


http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/bmwbox.jpg
(An example of one relatively small load I've carried.)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-22-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 550,342
Posted By ColinDoyle
Niiiiiice. I was over the Beartooth Pass in...

Niiiiiice. I was over the Beartooth Pass in mid-August and the air temps were sub-45 and there was still a little bit of snow on the nearby hills. Good times. :evil

They were sealcoating the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,594
Posted By ColinDoyle
It didn't play nice with the CANbus, so now he's...

It didn't play nice with the CANbus, so now he's forced to slum it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 550,342
Posted By ColinDoyle
Ewwwwww, a windshield! :lol3 ...

Ewwwwww, a windshield! :lol3


http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/content/events/files/yellowstone08-2010/yellowstone08-2010-Images/101.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 230,066
Posted By ColinDoyle
Here I am near Lake Mead on the Arizona side of...

Here I am near Lake Mead on the Arizona side of the Hoover Dam, alongside my 1990 Ninja 600R. This was almost all my riding gear (full-face HJC helmet and wrist-length gloves not pictured.) :eek1
...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,766
Posted By ColinDoyle
Or go parts-bin shopping for R1150R/R1100S/etc...

Or go parts-bin shopping for R1150R/R1100S/etc front-end components.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 7,081,029
Posted By ColinDoyle
It won't happen again!

It won't happen again!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 754,501
Posted By ColinDoyle
I had my own vinyl cut: ...

I had my own vinyl cut:

http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/content/hosting/files/ruckuspaint7-30-2009/ruckuspaint7-30-2009-Images/9.jpg

http://forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/odruckus.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-17-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 7,081,029
Posted By ColinDoyle
http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/car...

http://www.forestmushrooms.com/colin/temporary/carrieninja.jpg

Here's my girlfriend, Carrie, just as we arrived home with her newly-purchased '99 Ninja 250 (with 500 stickers :lol3)... she...
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