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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 665,146
Posted By sweetwater
North bound on BRP bridge over NC Hwy 21... ...

North bound on BRP bridge over NC Hwy 21...

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-RPdFWzn/0/M/P1050049-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 145,087
Posted By sweetwater
Missus Sweet's jet black and fusion white...

Missus Sweet's jet black and fusion white Bonneville.

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-sz8Ffvv/0/M/P1050011-M.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 265,830
Posted By sweetwater
Dnutz, I dig the previous RK and I really like...

Dnutz, I dig the previous RK and I really like the new one too. Both are stunners!

Missus Sweet' and I have had some splendid motoadventures over the years and we do not like letting a bike go....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 57,626
Posted By sweetwater
We rode above these clouds for 100 miles or so...

We rode above these clouds for 100 miles or so along the Blue Ridge Parkway on 5/16/15

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-R5Sqc5X/0/M/P1050054-M.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,819
Posted By sweetwater
NC Highway 90, just north of Edgemont/Mortimer...

NC Highway 90, just north of Edgemont/Mortimer (Jeep trip with kids):
http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Family/Mountain-Trips/i-TfPWFd2/0/M/IMG_0206-M.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,819
Posted By sweetwater
If you're near Mortimer, you can legally camp...

If you're near Mortimer, you can legally camp roadside in many places with the K9. Lots of good spots on roads running off NC Hwy 90/Edgemont Road (Wilson's Creek, Gorge section).

Between Linville...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 265,830
Posted By sweetwater
Missus Sweet' is all about that silver bike. She...

Missus Sweet' is all about that silver bike. She says she'd add some pink pinstripes and be good-to-go! We actually visited the local H-D shop last week and they did have some very good deals on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 265,830
Posted By sweetwater
You're right, we've visited the BRP and ridden...

You're right, we've visited the BRP and ridden between mile markers 290 and 380 many, many times. I'm kind of slow to learn and finally realized an end-to-end would be a fun time, especially the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 265,830
Posted By sweetwater
I enjoyed looking through your thread this...

I enjoyed looking through your thread this afternoon. The missus and I are feeling motivated to tour the BRP during a qiuet time this summer (weekdays!) and she's been wanting to add a H-D to our...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 80,345
Posted By sweetwater
'Racer, you could ride it harder to blow the funk...

'Racer, you could ride it harder to blow the funk off the plugs and valves :evil

On a serious note, how hard is it to check the computer? That might be an easiest first step. I bet someone here...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 80,345
Posted By sweetwater
Ugh...I want no part of this progress. I've sold...

Ugh...I want no part of this progress. I've sold all my complex motorcycles and haven't shed a tear. My '08 T100 is perfectly modernized while remaining serviceable by a caveman like me. I guess it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 80,345
Posted By sweetwater
Curtis, That bike in GA you're looking at is...

Curtis,

That bike in GA you're looking at is a perfect platform for you! You can bolt on Norman Hyde M-bars with no modification and then add one of several rear sets (Hyde, Bella Corse...pick...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By sweetwater
I've seen the carnage and it looks like...

I've seen the carnage and it looks like nothing...right until you get very close and personal with the bike. It is one of those deals where you could replace the shift shaft and bars and gauge...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,570
Posted By sweetwater
Currently using a WarBonnet Outdoors Traveler...

Currently using a WarBonnet Outdoors Traveler double layer with sil-tarp and old Z-rest pad and Wiggy ultralight bag. Not a winter set up, but it is good for 3 season camping (you'd need more...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,615
Posted By sweetwater
All bikes are kool... just saying :1drink ...

All bikes are kool... just saying :1drink

To the OP: ride what you like and take all this silliness with a grain of salt. Very few of the inmates here are affected or insincere. I'm enthusiastic...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,615
Posted By sweetwater
I'm a poseur who can spell :D ...

I'm a poseur who can spell :D

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-DmKsd5N/0/M/P1040579-M.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By sweetwater
I ran a low rider with mid controls and highway...

I ran a low rider with mid controls and highway pegs. It was nice to move back and forth between the two, especially on longer rides.

Good luck!
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 627,768
Posted By sweetwater
Looks great BlackShirt!

Looks great BlackShirt!
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,422
Views: 392,111
Posted By sweetwater
My 2010 Connie was a fantastic winter bike. I...

My 2010 Connie was a fantastic winter bike. I rode in high teens with heated liner (90watt Gen2 by Warm'n'Safe) and Z Custom's racing gauntlet glove in simple deer hide...heated grips worked just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 627,768
Posted By sweetwater
I really like the Speed and Street Triple but I'd...

I really like the Speed and Street Triple but I'd get in too much trouble!
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 627,768
Posted By sweetwater
Checking in with my two '08 Bonnevilles: ...

Checking in with my two '08 Bonnevilles:

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-PfpbkCQ/0/M/P1040592-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,463
Posted By sweetwater
You asked if anyone had moved up and ditched the...

You asked if anyone had moved up and ditched the 250 for a 650. I actually went the other direction over the years and now have two KLX 250s and the Missus has a TW200 versus having a GS and the...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By sweetwater
'Hugo, you just opened a HUGE can of opinionated...

'Hugo, you just opened a HUGE can of opinionated worms :D

You'll get lots of feedback and support and critique of your bike choices. You'll get a lot of advice like mine: I've ridden the DR650...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
PowerAddict: sounds like you're on the right...

PowerAddict: sounds like you're on the right track! If you get #2 and tackle that gasket yuo might as well do the carb mods while it is apart. I avoided the mods for a while but finally did...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Another vote for stock bike with low miles. I'm...

Another vote for stock bike with low miles. I'm never real sure about the sins of previous owners. If it is stock, you know what you're dealing with!
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
TNC, Lutz, Dan888: It is odd isn't it? No...

TNC, Lutz, Dan888:

It is odd isn't it? No known impact, NEVER pressure wash the bikes, and before disassembly, the gasket appears intact from the outside.

When 'Racer picks up a new one, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,953
Views: 1,321,572
Posted By sweetwater
Nice ride today, T-Dub did great. No wonderful...

Nice ride today, T-Dub did great. No wonderful landscape pics, but this rest stop was funny:

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dual-Sports/i-nJV6984/0/M/P1040064-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
NCRacer and I are out riding with the girls today...

NCRacer and I are out riding with the girls today when he pulls along side me on his '09 KLX and shows me this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,953
Views: 1,321,572
Posted By sweetwater
Small's, Those two mods look really good!

Small's,

Those two mods look really good!
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Two choices: tap OEM bar end weight and screw...

Two choices: tap OEM bar end weight and screw hand guard down; remove weight and use expansion anchors from Moose.

Third option: new bars!

FWIW, I have my 2010 set up with new bars (Zeta Motard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Black', I can't exactly see what you have...

Black', I can't exactly see what you have described in my mind's eye; what handguards are you using, and I do remember that a while back you mounted them to stock bars.

Did you get the OEM bar...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,742
Posted By sweetwater
Very interesting trip! I like the urban shots for...

Very interesting trip! I like the urban shots for some reason and usually favor rural stuff...keep 'em coming!
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
I'm gonna try to blow mine up so I can get the...

I'm gonna try to blow mine up so I can get the 351 kit...the missus requires an excuse to spend, but honestly, there isn't much to go wrong on these bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Speaking of NCRacer, he managed to misappropriate...

Speaking of NCRacer, he managed to misappropriate one of my old VFR's panniers. I think I'm gonna make him tote our lunch everywhere we go:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Focus gentelmen...in order to realign the KLX...

Focus gentelmen...in order to realign the KLX review thread, I offer this:

GREEN...
http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-KLX250S-1/i-TCq9XXf/0/M/P1030445-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
I'm lucky right now to have a 2010 with stock...

I'm lucky right now to have a 2010 with stock exhaust and a 2009 with FMF Q4, no tail insert ("silencer" effect with insert). I personally like the sound of both, but from an economic perspective I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
KLX a la mode?

KLX a la mode?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
I like the idea of trying cheap "fat pegs" and...

I like the idea of trying cheap "fat pegs" and upgrading if they work for you.

Wheeling Cycle Supply!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,918
Posted By sweetwater
I'm in too! Really enjoy seeing our state as the...

I'm in too! Really enjoy seeing our state as the topic, lots of nice shots!
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,423
Views: 2,751,844
Posted By sweetwater
Very good point TNC. I have never run the fatter...

Very good point TNC. I have never run the fatter pegs, but I understand them from a position of standing and comfort for the foot. However, I almost always wear moto boots and the soles are very...
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