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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:36 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
this just in: you really can put a center stand...

this just in: you really can put a center stand on a mag-wheel bike that has aftermarket pipes. It takes a little foundry work on the arm with a dead-blow hammer (to open up the curve around the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
And I might. I just thought I'd try it raw first...

And I might. I just thought I'd try it raw first to see how many dings and scratches it picks up first.
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
Honestly, I can't tell much difference, maybe a...

Honestly, I can't tell much difference, maybe a touch better in wet conditions.. Then again, this is not a bike I push that hard. I'm more interested in milage than the last few degrees of lean...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
Avon Roadrider, new last fall. They only have...

Avon Roadrider, new last fall. They only have about three thousand miles on them but seem to be doing just fine. Frankly tho, I like the idea of having an Avon tire on a Brit Bike, it just seems...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
Bonnie's are generally nicely finished tho there...

Bonnie's are generally nicely finished tho there are a couple of things that I've never really liked. The first would be the clutch bracket and arm on the left side of the engine, those I changed...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'Not off topic at all, it is a Bonnie and a very...

'Not off topic at all, it is a Bonnie and a very nicely modded one at that. I love the cover shot for "Building HP", just an engine in front of a line of scooters. 'Wonder how they did at...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,267
Posted By rider33
so let's see: the Japanese brands tend to be most...

so let's see: the Japanese brands tend to be most reliable an the European brands less so. Is anybody who has owned more than say 3 or 4 brands in the last 10 or 15 years really find that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
I've had mice try to take up residence in bikes...

I've had mice try to take up residence in bikes over winter storage on occasion and of course bug splats of every discription in the summer but that's the first winged creature I've ever seen make it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
yup the Yamaha Trail 250, a lovely little smoker....

yup the Yamaha Trail 250, a lovely little smoker. It brings back fond memories of my first street bike, an RD250. That little fire-breathing hellion was more fun than most bikes i've owned owned....
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'damn nice looking bike. Now let the farkling...

'damn nice looking bike. Now let the farkling begin. My first suggestion, shocks:

http://www.tecbikepartsusa.com/Alloy_Reservoir_Shocks_Triumph_Bonneville_and_T100_p/t-sh-21atb.htm
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By rider33
Honda seems to have a lot of these gender-bending...

Honda seems to have a lot of these gender-bending motorcycle/scooter things of late. Is a NM4 a motorcycle or a scooter, not that anyone really cares. Me, it looks like a really big ruckus and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
Foreplay is not my forte, or so I've been...

Foreplay is not my forte, or so I've been told......:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 343,144
Posted By rider33
yup, 11 total x ~ 43MPG = several states and/or...

yup, 11 total x ~ 43MPG = several states and/or most small countrys. It boggles the mind doesn't it, what he might have found had he done an actual walk around...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
bash plate folk: do you need to take that sucker...

bash plate folk: do you need to take that sucker off to change the oil or with it installed do you still have access to the drain plug and filter? I like the look of them, I'm just not a patient...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 343,144
Posted By rider33
Ok, you win, that is the best farkeled ST I have...

Ok, you win, that is the best farkeled ST I have ever seen! And with all the bells & whistles and well integrated toys the one that just sticks with me is that 11 gallon tank. That has to be a safe...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,388
Posted By rider33
Going from an FJR to a RK is going to take some...

Going from an FJR to a RK is going to take some recalibration, not of the bike but of your expectations. An airhead feels different than a inline 4 which feels different than a traverse V4 which...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By rider33
I've done a far amount of long distance travel by...

I've done a far amount of long distance travel by bike (a couple hundred thosand miles cumulatively maybe) and as part of that have used just about every cruise control system under the sun from "O"...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By rider33
my money would be on Vespa, they already have ABS...

my money would be on Vespa, they already have ABS and iPhone hookup for dash/ diagnostics.
Cruise is vey handy, particularly for 500+ mile days. Small displacement bikes maybe not
but large,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,388
Posted By rider33
I had a Road King for several years which i used...

I had a Road King for several years which i used to tour the lower 48. A grand steam-ship of a thing, just the ticket for crossing the western plains. She was a big boned girl tho, not your best...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 343,144
Posted By rider33
'Damn, I already have people slow way up when I...

'Damn, I already have people slow way up when I come up behind them in certain states. I think if I put forward bags, topbox, & mega antenna on they'd likely pull over and hand me their liscense as...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,740
Posted By rider33
the first valve check is at 32k* I believe and...

the first valve check is at 32k* I believe and rarely requires much in the way of adjustment. If the bike is running well, I doubt you have a problem but purchase could be made conditional on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
I don't know if its actually 20 lbs. but it sure...

I don't know if its actually 20 lbs. but it sure as hell feels like an extra 20 lbs. I keep checking the various pockets to see if I left any tools in there. 10+ years of that and the only thing...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,862
Posted By rider33
I've always felt this is what likely happen to...

I've always felt this is what likely happen to the sport touring market. It started to shrink just as the Adv Bike thing started to go from nitch to main stream. 'Not a lot of people were riding...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,862
Posted By rider33
This. There are some who buy them as fashion...

This. There are some who buy them as fashion acessories and some who actually take them off road in meaningful ways but most I believe are bought for the comfortable upright ergo's, particularly for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
I've had them on for roughly a year now. It's a...

I've had them on for roughly a year now. It's a simple, basic shock with progressively wound springs.
You will not be confusing them with cutting edge units but for little money, they make riding...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
I'd try one or two up, depending on your weight. ...

I'd try one or two up, depending on your weight. Frankly tho, even at bouncy I liked them a whole lot
better than the spinal-compactor stock units, particularly for the price.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'sort of more like this then: ...

'sort of more like this then:
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/rider33-pix/0f2d03c2697d1db457d5dd6f8937de17.jpg
(2001 W650)

The Kawi design team did a really nice job on that one, 'too...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'Nope. I love the car & tried to convince my...

'Nope. I love the car & tried to convince my wife once to get one but sadly, I barely fit. Like my friends old MGB, a shoehorn is almost necessary for me to get me in and out of them...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
That's a nice bike and a hard call, be sure to...

That's a nice bike and a hard call, be sure to at least wind the Miata out in the twisty bits.
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'not for that kind of money, one size fits all I...

'not for that kind of money, one size fits all I believe tho the do have an upmarket (+$50) remote reservoir varient.
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
TEC USA, about twice as good as the stock units...

TEC USA, about twice as good as the stock units and very reasonable (~$120/delivered maybe). I thought I'd just change them out fast until I got around to getting more serious but after putting them...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'damn, you are right, an equal opportunity rider:...

'damn, you are right, an equal opportunity rider:
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/rider33-pix/5300a659ad798cf3212c61bb69552cf6.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'must be your browser. It's a picture of Steve...

'must be your browser. It's a picture of Steve McQween sitting on his Bonnie while getting his hair cut in between shots on a movie set.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
the man is a star on a movie set and likely could...

the man is a star on a movie set and likely could have gotten (or sat on) anything he wanted but where does he chose to sit down for a hair cut? His Bonnie. Damn, and I thought I was a bit of a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 66,174
Posted By rider33
A proper Wing that, 'nice.:brow

A proper Wing that, 'nice.:brow
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'thanks, looks good & I can see how that would...

'thanks, looks good & I can see how that would help. A might cheaper than the vario's too...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'Got a picture of that?

'Got a picture of that?
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'Nice. Very, very nice, particularly the tank.

'Nice. Very, very nice, particularly the tank.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
added, it sort of fills in the space behind the...

added, it sort of fills in the space behind the flairing:

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/rider33-pix/d5e4a9a1fbe616d33d39dfd0067ae8df.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 59,743
Posted By rider33
'Nice bike. Personally, I prefer it with the...

'Nice bike. Personally, I prefer it with the black side covers. Then again, I would:

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/rider33-pix/a326f010d2ef11e599303c0f14519811.jpg

Anybody been able...
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