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Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 483,601
Posted By vfrcauv
Is there another motorcycle fairing that is close...

Is there another motorcycle fairing that is close to the KLX650 fairing that has been fitted to the KLX650 headlight/bracket?
I purchased a KLX650 headlight/flasher/bracket assembly and only need...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 483,601
Posted By vfrcauv
Found his site earlier this week, contacted him...

Found his site earlier this week, contacted him and it's sold.

Thanks,
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 483,601
Posted By vfrcauv
Wanted to see if anyone has a KLX650 headlight...

Wanted to see if anyone has a KLX650 headlight fairing they would sell.

Thanks,
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Started out thinking Cafe Racer build on this...

Started out thinking Cafe Racer build on this bike, but changed direction after seeing the dirt track style pan on a GL1000. Also building this bike with a more upright seating position using...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
I like your 78 wheels. Had a hard time finding...

I like your 78 wheels. Had a hard time finding the 78 18" rear wheel, but finally found one. The 78 19" front wheel was easy to find. I like the wheels on the 78 over the later model years. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
I have been thinking about the what to do with...

I have been thinking about the what to do with the bottom of the new seat pan where it covers the top of the frame
under the seat to the rear of the tank. You have me thinking about shaping the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
The old black seat in the first set of photos is...

The old black seat in the first set of photos is the original CX500D seat. I removed the rear fender before taking that photo. Found this photo on photobucket of a original CX500D with the fender,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Agree, they built a "beautiful" CX500, looks like...

Agree, they built a "beautiful" CX500, looks like a CX500C tank on their bike.

The CX has lots of build options. Their fairing reminds me a little of the larger front fairing on this 07 Naked...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Using the Hotwing Glass dirt track style seat pan...

Using the Hotwing Glass dirt track style seat pan and European handlebars. Not going with the drag bars or clubman bars like many of the CX500 Cafe Racers. The European bars give almost upright...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Will be back on the Street tracker project next...

Will be back on the Street tracker project next week. Pouring concrete at home tomorrow &
taking the Ninja for a twisty ride Saturday.

Will install the rear engine cover with the water pump...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
We have an overcast & light winds @ Denver NC,...

We have an overcast & light winds @ Denver NC, right now. When Hugo passed through
it was a Category 1 @ CLT, many years ago. Hope this storm spins off to the east, back
in the Atlantic.

Will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
Here's a video taken on NC 181 during the fall of...

Here's a video taken on NC 181 during the fall of 2008 I found on YouTube.
We call 181 sweepers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0jTDb6ByHU&feature=related
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Have seen some neat CX/GL Cafe Racers. ...

Have seen some neat CX/GL Cafe Racers.

Building this one with the Dirt Track seat pan. It's "real"
comfortable with the european handlebars giving
almost upright seating.

Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
There is a guy that had his CX at the Salt Flats...

There is a guy that had his CX at the Salt Flats 2011 "Speed Week"
with the engine turned sideways. He clocked 154.939 MPH.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Going with a 2 into 1 MAC system. The MAC muffler...

Going with a 2 into 1 MAC system. The MAC muffler is level with the centerstand/bottom of frame.
Had thoughts abouts sweeping the muffler up at about a 20 to 30 degree angle. Have not settled
on...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,358
Posted By vfrcauv
Cool2 '80 Honda CX500D Street Tracker Project

When I purchased the 1980 Honda CX500D last year, my plan was to turn it into a
Cafe Racer, until I saw a Hotwing Glass Dirt Track seat pan on a GL1000.

Purchased a seat pan, front fender,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
The Rangers patrol the BRP & are equipped radar....

The Rangers patrol the BRP & are equipped radar. Have not received a ticket from them, yet. Understand the Federal Rangers do give speeding tickets. Many sections have a 45MPH speed limit which is OK...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
PM if you guys are riding in the area in the...

PM if you guys are riding in the area in the future, will be happy to show you roads on & off pavement around Morganton, Marion, Little Switzerland, Linville Falls, & Blowing Rock NC areas!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
Great photos from your 2010 trip. Route 80...

Great photos from your 2010 trip.

Route 80 between the BRP and Marion is a nice twisty:

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2011/IMG_0242.jpg

View from Old NC 105 at...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 32,231
Posted By vfrcauv
Lake Tahoma NC: ...

Lake Tahoma NC:

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2011/IMG_0240.jpg

Some DS rider

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2011/IMG_0161.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 95,097
Posted By vfrcauv
Removed the camper shell off of the 1987 2.4L...

Removed the camper shell off of the 1987 2.4L four speed Toyota Pickup with 248,000 miles.
It works great hauling motorcycles and gets 28 to 30MPG. Will haul the Vstrom or KLR next. :D

CRF230L...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 525,725
Posted By vfrcauv
Devils Staircase NC (Rt. 80) on a Ninja 250 ...

Devils Staircase NC (Rt. 80) on a Ninja 250

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/2011/Photo4.jpg

Golden Valley Road NC on a Vstrom
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,040
Posted By vfrcauv
Will be staying at Little Switzerland NC, Sunday...

Will be staying at Little Switzerland NC, Sunday night on the BRP. :D

Weather is looking good!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By vfrcauv
Riding twisties with a group NW of Blowing Rock....

Riding twisties with a group NW of Blowing Rock. Did not notice anything.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-22-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Have not been able to play tag lately, but will...

Have not been able to play tag lately, but will go for more tags starting in a couple of weeks. Have a digital camera and download photos on my computer at home. Do not have the technology some of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Will not go after this one since WavyGravy is...

Will not go after this one since WavyGravy is getting it. Used to watch Jr. on TV. Roy grew up a few miles down the road. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Clear and Unlimited Visibility Back to class...

Clear and Unlimited Visibility

Back to class tomorrow! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
YEP! :D

YEP! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Can't ride this weekend, going to a flight...

Can't ride this weekend, going to a flight instructor refresher class, but will be checking tags next week. This kind of game is addictive! :D

Straight & level makes me queasy!
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Nice Work! :clap

Nice Work! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Thought it would make a neat tag! :D

Thought it would make a neat tag! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
I grew up in Virginia, still working on the...

I grew up in Virginia, still working on the language barrier! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Put a Rifle +5" on for cold weather. Replace it...

Put a Rifle +5" on for cold weather. Replace it with my sport screen in the warmer weather. Don't have any heated gear. Nice day for a ride to Cherryville! :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
On my way home from the Cherryville tag location,...

On my way home from the Cherryville tag location, passed this store that sells lamps. It is on Rt. 2 _ a few miles away from a Yamaha/Kawasaki Dealership on the same road. Store is also in L _ _ _ _...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Tagged: ...

Tagged:

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/Motorcycle%2009/SSCN4237.jpg

This is the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum @ Cherryville. Was a great day for a ride. Will post the next tag...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Kevin, Found the tag and riding in that area...

Kevin,

Found the tag and riding in that area today!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 23,753
Views: 1,423,530
Posted By vfrcauv
Nice tyres! :D

Nice tyres! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 125,435
Posted By vfrcauv
I plan to be there! :D

I plan to be there! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 125,435
Posted By vfrcauv
Had a great turnout tonight and really enjoyed...

Had a great turnout tonight and really enjoyed seeing everyone: :D

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu299/vstromklr/Motorcycle%2009/SSCN0473.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 125,435
Posted By vfrcauv
See everyone @ 6:00! :evil

See everyone @ 6:00! :evil
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