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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,442
Posted By neanderthaler
Agree

How accurate! I have to sell as part of my job and find this to be 100% true. I also wholeheartedly agree that a bike has to make you smile (no matter what a magazine, YouTube review, or anyone...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,199
Posted By neanderthaler
Really looking forward to more. Thank you for...

Really looking forward to more. Thank you for posting this
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By neanderthaler
Thanks Reaver

Thanks Reaver
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By neanderthaler
F800GS grab rails

I have touratech panniers and touratech tail rack on my 2014 and I removed the grab rails from under the bike and the grab rails for the pillion seat. Is most everybody with a pannier rack and tail...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By neanderthaler
Beautiful bike. Your taste in mods seems to be...

Beautiful bike. Your taste in mods seems to be very well thought out
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,007
Posted By neanderthaler
That is some really fine photography. Very...

That is some really fine photography. Very inspirational. Thank you for the ride report and photos
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By neanderthaler
I'm 5'4" or pushing it, maybe 5'5" and I can...

I'm 5'4" or pushing it, maybe 5'5" and I can comfortably and safely ride my 800 with the factory low seat. 30" inseam pants are too long on me. I am used to mx/enduro bikes, so the height isn't...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By neanderthaler
Jacket comparison

Forgive me if it has been beaten to death, I've searched

Warm weather riding jacket, off and on road capable. I think I've narrowed it down to BMW Rallye or Klim Latitude. Any advice?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 26,351
Posted By neanderthaler
I just got one on 14 June and didn't find the...

I just got one on 14 June and didn't find the height to be too much, as I'm used to mx bikes, I found my issue to be the width and the weight while mounting/dismounting. Adding bags or luggage makes...
Forum: Trials 01-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
yes, i can't wait to get it back together either....

yes, i can't wait to get it back together either. patrick, just to keep me busy until i get my shipment mid-week, do you have a website where i can look at more of the stunning bikes you sometimes...
Forum: Trials 01-12-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
weighs about a hundred pounds

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-4xLtNrOQy8Y/UPHX-d9YzhI/AAAAAAAAADc/Bi3lNcTmOh8/s128/20130111_162245.jpg
Forum: Trials 01-12-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
waiting for its motor

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-VNeYoT820iw/UPHYSYGhATI/AAAAAAAAAEA/pNg_V1k2ILk/s128/20130111_171321.jpg
Forum: Trials 01-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
excited to be getting the motor back on wed (16...

excited to be getting the motor back on wed (16 jan 13) from hughs. according to tim, the piston looked fine, just honed cylinder and replaced rings, replaced clutch plates with barnett (only as an...
Forum: Trials 01-01-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
update

i started the rl250 thread, and have learned a few things since then - i realized that i like the rl because it rides and does most everything else closer to how my enduro bikes do. it is what i am...
Forum: Trials 12-19-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-qR_nq2mZa5M/UNI...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-qR_nq2mZa5M/UNIyykPkMsI/AAAAAAAAACo/4yGUgq_q6k0/s640/20121219_160856.jpg
Forum: Trials 12-19-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
just put new dunlop tires and new shocks on the...

just put new dunlop tires and new shocks on the suzook. i'll take it out tommorrow and see how much more i like it. what do you all think about raising the forks in the tripleclamps (making the...
Forum: Trials 12-17-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,193
Posted By neanderthaler
my insurance covered cti custom knee braces about...

my insurance covered cti custom knee braces about 12 years ago. i sent them back a couple years ago to be refurbished and when they came back, i couldn't tell if they were mine or brand new. when...
Forum: Trials 12-13-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
here is my honest opinion after riding both bikes...

here is my honest opinion after riding both bikes at the same spot (sherpa t and rl, extremely novice, small drainage ditch lined with trees). i like the Suzuki more. i don't want to. it looks so...
Forum: Trials 12-13-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By neanderthaler
can't help with your question, but vp Motosport...

can't help with your question, but vp Motosport 103 is $11/g here. normal 87 octane car gas is $3.39-3.79 here
Forum: Trials 12-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-cas2VfeW580/UMe...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-cas2VfeW580/UMe5YhZ0XUI/AAAAAAAAACM/aAtmhDVGcdU/s640/20121211_172040.jpg
Forum: Trials 12-11-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-muJjus4x7us/UMe...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-muJjus4x7us/UMe5ITXq-YI/AAAAAAAAACE/ZuZbCCYwejI/s640/20121211_172049.jpg
Forum: Trials 12-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
well, i found the gas tank leaking badly in a...

well, i found the gas tank leaking badly in a couple spots that looked like one of the two previous owners must've tried to jb weld. i'm gonna look locally to find someone to weld them. the best...
Forum: Trials 12-10-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
I got bored, changed my mind and made the drive...

I got bored, changed my mind and made the drive to see the Suzuki. glad i did. i hated making a decision based on pictures. i bought a 1974 RL250 exacta from a great family. these guys have been...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
thanks for the invite gesser. i've been to the...

thanks for the invite gesser. i've been to the itsa website, and that is part of what got me into the whole vintage trials thing. unfortunately (or fortunately depending upon your outlook) i'm in...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
i'm just gonna stick with the sherpa t. the bike...

i'm just gonna stick with the sherpa t. the bike i have is in way better condition than the RL. being such a novice, i don't think my choice of bike would make too much of a difference, anyway. i...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
oldyams, yes i'm unfortunately finding this out...

oldyams, yes i'm unfortunately finding this out also. my local trials club says there aren't enough old bikes for a separate class, and i'm nowhere even remotely close to a riding spot, so again,...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
i just had the seller e-mail me some detailed...

i just had the seller e-mail me some detailed photos. apparently his version of "great shape" and mine aren't the same. i'm not looking for museum quality, but. . .
lowpsi, thanks for the info. ...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
todd, thanks for the quick response. sting, as...

todd, thanks for the quick response. sting, as always, i thank you for the wisdom. i think the plan, for the moment anyways, is going to be... pick up the suzuki, keep both, and see which one i...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,327
Posted By neanderthaler
74 suzuki RL250 opinions

after i just bought a bultaco sherpa t model 92, i found a RL250 not too far away, and it sounds like the price and condition are great. i'm brand new to trials so i'm looking for some feedback. i...
Forum: Trials 11-30-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
wow. that sounds horrible. are you guys trying...

wow. that sounds horrible. are you guys trying to scare me off :D? although, now that i think about it, one of the 4st honda tl's would be nice
Forum: Trials 11-30-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
just lucky then. i wasted an extra 10min playing...

just lucky then. i wasted an extra 10min playing with wires.
Forum: Trials 11-30-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
i don't know how either, but when i changed the...

i don't know how either, but when i changed the wires where i described, it ran properly. i am not gonna boggle my mind to try and figure it out. i'm just relieved it works as it should. it was...
Forum: Trials 11-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
what the???

so i wired the 2 wire kill switch in, one side to ground, the other to the black wire at the terminal block (smaller gauge black wire side so it would fit under the screw easier). also, while i had...
Forum: Trials 11-29-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
thank you to jram and sting.

thank you to jram and sting.
Forum: Trials 11-29-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,118
Posted By neanderthaler
i'm brand new to this, but i just bought some...

i'm brand new to this, but i just bought some tires from b&j shipped to Florida and asked tons of questions about my sherpa at no charge :rofl great guys to talk to, fast shipping, kept in contact...
Forum: Trials 11-29-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
it does help, immensely. hope to get it done...

it does help, immensely. hope to get it done tonight. thanks
Forum: Trials 11-28-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
i finally got off my butt and picked up a kill...

i finally got off my butt and picked up a kill switch. the switch has two wires and i'm assuming they go to the terminal block under the gas tank. using the schematic patrik supplied on page 1 of...
Forum: Trials 11-26-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By neanderthaler
i love that you posted these finds. i'm not...

i love that you posted these finds. i'm not looking for a bike now, but i really enjoy seeing what's out there, and what people think they are worth.
Forum: Trials 11-25-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
wow - i took the bike out to a really small local...

wow - i took the bike out to a really small local spot where there is a small but abrupt grass drainage ditch lined with a few trees behind some nearby houses. remember this is my first time on a...
Forum: Trials 11-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By neanderthaler
don't know if this site wants me to mention other...

don't know if this site wants me to mention other forums, but i was talking about ktmtalk. if the mods want to remove this post, i won't be offended.
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