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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 116,889
Posted By OConnor
Ha, you sound like my father-in law, he's a Fred...

Ha, you sound like my father-in law, he's a Fred Sanford MacGyver.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 116,889
Posted By OConnor
OK, what do we have available to tidy up the...

OK, what do we have available to tidy up the license plate area? I told my buddy I won't ride his 1290 again until he cleans it up. Alright I'm a liar. But still...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
Anyone notice if the swing-arm mounts inside or...

Anyone notice if the swing-arm mounts inside or outside the frame?
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,185
Posted By OConnor
Very nice. :clap

Very nice. :clap
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,901
Posted By OConnor
Just to be ass-hats. Someone else would have...

Just to be ass-hats. Someone else would have picked it up and actually done something with the company. HD would have looked like even more incompetent fools than they did already.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,185
Posted By OConnor
He better at least post a picture when he gets it...

He better at least post a picture when he gets it home. I need closure!
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,345
Posted By OConnor
:D I keep telling myself that an X with MX...

:D
I keep telling myself that an X with MX suspension wouldn't be any fun on gravel back-roads. It's not working. I'm test-riding one this weekend. I may trade in the under-utilized Monster.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 711,345
Posted By OConnor
That's what Ebay is for.

That's what Ebay is for.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,713
Views: 668,590
Posted By OConnor
Anyone have a swing-arm for a DL1000? Can I get...

Anyone have a swing-arm for a DL1000? Can I get the outside width of the pivot end and the inside width at the axle? I want to compare it to the Caponord dimensions to see if either the whole...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,185
Posted By OConnor
Wow, you drilled the crap out of that rear rotor!

Wow, you drilled the crap out of that rear rotor!
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 594,724
Posted By OConnor
Think how much faster you'd be on a real bike....

Think how much faster you'd be on a real bike. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,208
Posted By OConnor
So Mission built it for HD. I thought Buell...

So Mission built it for HD.

I thought Buell was there to bring in the whole new customer base. HD obviously didn't think it was worthwhile.

Why no gas powered prototype with a similar look? In...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,208
Posted By OConnor
A whole lot of cruisers don't travel long...

A whole lot of cruisers don't travel long distances. "Bar-hopper" comes to mind.

By the way, how do you like your Brammo?
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 28,208
Posted By OConnor
So why do they create an electric bike in a style...

So why do they create an electric bike in a style they don't currently build anything? It looks like something Buell would have been working on.
It would be like Ducati making an electric cruiser.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 38,032
Posted By OConnor
Nice grab, the 2000's I've seen have closer to...

Nice grab, the 2000's I've seen have closer to 40k on the clock.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,894
Posted By OConnor
Go look. Bring cash and a buddy and a cellphone.

Go look.
Bring cash and a buddy and a cellphone.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,185
Posted By OConnor
Got any pics of your RC? I would love to have an...

Got any pics of your RC? I would love to have an '02 - '04 but all I am finding (cheap) are '00.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,067
Posted By OConnor
So an Italian nine-T?

So an Italian nine-T?
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,293
Posted By OConnor
Thank you Hugh, that gives a bit of perspective.

Thank you Hugh, that gives a bit of perspective.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,920
Posted By OConnor
That's a good-looking bike. Headlight isn't...

That's a good-looking bike. Headlight isn't totally transformer.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By OConnor
Welcome Brother!

Welcome Brother!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-13-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,942
Posted By OConnor
About time we have an inmate build one of these....

About time we have an inmate build one of these. Subscribed.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 116,889
Posted By OConnor
Dealer is trying to tell my buddy he can't run a...

Dealer is trying to tell my buddy he can't run a full system without motor work and race-gas. Sounds like BS. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
Now add a screen over the headlight and some...

Now add a screen over the headlight and some knobbies with a bit more travel. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,920
Posted By OConnor
chazbird - I'll PM you the detail so we don't...

chazbird - I'll PM you the detail so we don't derail the new bike thread.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,920
Posted By OConnor
Mine is naked. ...

Mine is naked.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y13/jwoconnor/20140505_170621_zps2d71d4e5.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
I believe Polaris is all Metric now.

I believe Polaris is all Metric now.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,920
Posted By OConnor
Right on Brother! :freaky

Right on Brother! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,522
Posted By OConnor
I had a buddy bought a salvage title ZX12R. When...

I had a buddy bought a salvage title ZX12R. When pulling the tank to do maintenance he noticed the frame weld was split about four inches and had actually opened up. It rode fine but who would trust...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 520,010
Posted By OConnor
Wrong. It was the pistons at fault.

Wrong. It was the pistons at fault.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 520,010
Posted By OConnor
2000 or so had oil consumption issues.

2000 or so had oil consumption issues.
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
More sidewall would add suspension action. Not...

More sidewall would add suspension action. Not every purpose benefits from 17" low profile tires. Adventure bikes for instance. Your pointing out what you consider to be flaws that someone interested...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,293
Posted By OConnor
have you ridden the KTM 1290? If so, how would...

have you ridden the KTM 1290? If so, how would you compare them?
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 163,998
Posted By OConnor
Oh yeah! Just like this. FI 992 with the beatiful...

Oh yeah! Just like this. FI 992 with the beatiful body style of the older bike.

http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-reviews/ducati/2002-ducati-1000-ss-corsa-ar129310.html
...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,889
Posted By OConnor
I'm assuming there are contingency rules for this...

I'm assuming there are contingency rules for this sort of thing? Most sanctioning bodies have rules in place for a reason. Flout these rules at your own risk.
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
So if someone wanted to add a substantial amount...

So if someone wanted to add a substantial amount of suspension travel, you would need to mill the swing-arm pivots and make them adjustable. The bolt together frame would make that job a bit easier I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 163,998
Posted By OConnor
I would like to try a 1000SS with 900 bodywork....

I would like to try a 1000SS with 900 bodywork. Any reason that would not work? I have no problem tearing the thing down to the frame to add any needed brackets.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,510
Posted By OConnor
Sold my well farkled, perfectly set up for me Wee...

Sold my well farkled, perfectly set up for me Wee to "move up" to a GSA. Couple years later and the BMW is gone and I wish I had the Wee back. Thinking about that new 1000 Strom.
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By OConnor
Rear wheel will work on the SV with just a bit of...

Rear wheel will work on the SV with just a bit of modification.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y13/jwoconnor/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-08/20140808_203145_zpsujtxlcfx.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By OConnor
Wow. For you to even think this is a viable...

Wow. For you to even think this is a viable reason to sue makes me cringe.
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