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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 432,065
That's just baffling. Most people put pod filters...

That's just baffling. Most people put pod filters on because they lost one or both sidecovers, and don't like the look of the bare aircleaners. This guy put pods on and went to the trouble of...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 182,291
What's wrong with that one? Price is a tad high...

What's wrong with that one? Price is a tad high but it's mid-summer. I sold the wife's Intruder 800 for more than that two years ago and that was in April. :shrug:[/QUOTE]

That's a CL350 - not...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Actually, that image is perfect. I couldn't make...

Actually, that image is perfect. I couldn't make out the 9/16ths on the top rh tab. Thanks much!

I'm tired of pulling my sprocket cover off every time I get in the mud since it really seems to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,663
Wow, that dude's gotta be hitting 205 MPH! ...

Wow, that dude's gotta be hitting 205 MPH!

or

He's gotta be close to a 205 lean angle!

or

Is that a 205cc bike?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4,623
Views: 432,065
It's the perfect cafe cliche. Flip the bars, take...

It's the perfect cafe cliche. Flip the bars, take off the fenders, mufflers, and side covers. Ask twice what it's worth!

He did forget the Emgo air pods, though.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Any chance you could post a higher res pic of...

Any chance you could post a higher res pic of that print? I can't quite make out some of the dimensions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,663
He recently posted in this thread. ...

He recently posted in this thread.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23620170&postcount=26602
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Do tell. When the ignition switch went bad on my...

Do tell. When the ignition switch went bad on my '71 CB350, I temporarily replaced it with a hidden toggle switch. I was told that it was illegal to have a street bike without a key. Never checked...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
So, how robust are the steering locks on these...

So, how robust are the steering locks on these bikes?

Me and a buddy were having a conversation about spare keys and getting stranded if we were on an adventure and lost our keys. I told him that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Have you been to the DR site? ...

Have you been to the DR site?

http://drriders.com/

You might find more help there.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
The seat on my '07 is pretty darn comfy. Much...

The seat on my '07 is pretty darn comfy. Much better than my KTM. It's no touring seat, but I don't have any complaints.
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
I'd be willing to bet he's got mechanical drum...

I'd be willing to bet he's got mechanical drum brakes. And they're hooked up wrong.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,795
Hardly. Knowing the path is not the same as...

Hardly. Knowing the path is not the same as taking the path.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,795
Yes there are other grammatical errors. The...

Yes there are other grammatical errors. The problem is that people get so attached to spell check that they don't bother to think for themselves. Most electronic spell checks don't know that when a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Yup, I can still get them cut out for you. $40 a...

Yup, I can still get them cut out for you. $40 a pair shipped CONUS. Shoot me a PM if you're interested.




I've got them in any CAD form you want. Shoot me a PM with your email and I can send...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,795
The plural is just Harleys. No apostrophe needed...

The plural is just Harleys. No apostrophe needed unless you are indicating possession.

Where's Klay when you need him?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Tale. The word you're looking for is tale. ...

Tale. The word you're looking for is tale.

Of course I'm of the opinion that if you attempt to buy a Harley, there's no way to leave the dealership without failing.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,834
How big are the ammo can panniers now? I found a...

How big are the ammo can panniers now? I found a bunch for a pretty good deal - but at 6 x 9 x 17.5 I fear they're a bit small.
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,233
What would have changed had you been carrying?...

What would have changed had you been carrying? Would you rather have killed people? Sounds like you took the smartest course of action. If you had the option to pull a gun, would have you?
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Ivan Tedesco came close in this video: <iframe...

Ivan Tedesco came close in this video:
<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/70jokjTaGT4?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The "whip" starts at about 4:15
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
Not that he's never heard it before. But, turns...

Not that he's never heard it before. But, turns out Steve was right again. The way my bike went in, I don't think water could have gotten into the airbox and through the vent hose, back through the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,918
This where a shitty friend would say "better...

This where a shitty friend would say "better skills? Well they couldn't be any worse!" But I wouldn't say that!

Modesty aside - you've gained a ton of skills in the last year. You'll be fine....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,918
I said bad influences. She may have been...

I said bad influences. She may have been instigating - but she wasn't the only one. Looking at you, Mr. Lobster...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,613
Well, I've got nothing going on this morning....

Well, I've got nothing going on this morning. But, I just found out that my wife does. So unless I put my 2 year old in one saddle bag, my 3 YO in the other and my 5 YO on the back, looks like I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,918
You've got better tires, better gearing, and...

You've got better tires, better gearing, and better skills this year. I'm thinking your goals should include at least one hero section!!!

I'm in! I just gotta figure out if I have any of those...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,613
Those GPS tracks are good in theory only. I don't...

Those GPS tracks are good in theory only. I don't know if they've ever been tried. But, I don't think I have anything else going on Saturday morning. I'll see if I can make breakfast and the ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,776
You watched "Crystal Skull" and the age of the...

You watched "Crystal Skull" and the age of the bikes is your gripe?!?!



Not that picky. The first Indiana Jones movie was "Raiders of the Lost Ark". No XR650s appeared.

I'm assuming you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Yeah - that's the CDI.

Yeah - that's the CDI.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
There's two known issues with the XRL. Unless the...

There's two known issues with the XRL. Unless the battery box has been relocated, your CDI is under the LH side panel. Next time it wont start, give your CDI a good whack with something like a...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,725
That's my advice, too. I can flip any of my bikes...

That's my advice, too. I can flip any of my bikes to reserve without looking. All of my Hondas have been pretty consistent - the pet cock is on the LH side, and down is on, up is reserve.

Had to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
You should give it a try and see for yourself!...

You should give it a try and see for yourself! Probably not much opportunity for true off road over there?

My xrl does pretty darn respectably off road. The stock suspension leaves a little to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,663
. One of my favorite XKCD comics: ...

.
One of my favorite XKCD comics:

http://xkcd.com/37/

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/hyphen.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31,225
Views: 7,578,663
Stupid ass bra? Is that for stupid, saggy...

Stupid ass bra?

Is that for stupid, saggy asses?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Not sure how much protection those "helmets"...

Not sure how much protection those "helmets" would offer - but I'm willing to try em on!
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Well, google is way more informative when you put...

Well, google is way more informative when you put in the right thing! GIGO it seems.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
I spent a lot of years racing motocross when I...

I spent a lot of years racing motocross when I was young, dumb, and made of rubber. I can't help but see how well my xrl behaves like an MX bike.

And while it's not as good on an MX track as my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
I've done a 60' table top at Riverview in...

I've done a 60' table top at Riverview in Waterloo. As long as I hit the landing, the xrl soaks it up pretty well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
A long weekend to the Apostle Islands, WI

My brother and I haven't gone on a motorcycle trip together in over a decade. He had an 1100 Goldwing and I had a VT700 shadow. We rode out to Colorado and through the mountains during the summer of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 42,781
I've been reading the Walkers' trip report and...

I've been reading the Walkers' trip report and had to find this one to find your guys' side of the story as well. Great report! I'm doing the Colorado and Utah parts of the TAT next fall with some...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 73,951
Views: 7,677,948
I'm cutting them out of 3/16ths - which is about...

I'm cutting them out of 3/16ths - which is about 4.6mm

Probably overkill though.
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