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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By engineman
Great links! very helpful Thanks a million

Great links! very helpful Thanks a million
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By engineman
Thanks. Will probably stick to fire roads. ...

Thanks. Will probably stick to fire roads. Although some single track would be fun, we'll have the kids on back and that might be pushing our luck
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By engineman
Black hills trip

We're loading up the winnebago and heading west in a couple of weeks. I'm hauling the xt250 and tw200 along for transportation. We're planning on 2 or 3 days in the black hills and I'd like to do...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,416
Views: 1,028,475
Posted By engineman
So I just got my new TW200 this week and I think...

So I just got my new TW200 this week and I think the first think I need is a rear rack.

I like the looks of the cyclerack rack but I have one question about it. Does it interfere with anybody...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By engineman
Just got back from the dealer. Bought a new 2010...

Just got back from the dealer. Bought a new 2010 tw200 and new 2012 xt250. Was giggling like a little girl during the test ride for the TW

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
Screw it. i just bought a new bike and will be...

Screw it. i just bought a new bike and will be there tonight.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
Well the %#=/&&/& rewound stator I just installed...

Well the %#=/&&/& rewound stator I just installed still has a dead leg. Barring a miracle, I'm out.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
You guys that have already left are making me...

You guys that have already left are making me jealous. I'm really hoping there's a rewound kawasaki stator in my mailbox when I get home so I can get my bike fixed to go on the ride.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By engineman
This is exactly what I've been thinking. Of...

This is exactly what I've been thinking. Of course, me being me I'll have to build it myself

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By engineman
Play bikes for my out west trip

So this summer I'm loading the family in the old Winnebago and heading west for a couple of weeks. We'll be camping in the badlands, black hills and yellowstone. I haven't been there before. I've...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
So I'm a maybe all the sudden. The stator is...

So I'm a maybe all the sudden. The stator is burnt up in my versys. :baldy
Getting it rewound. Might be back in time for the ride. OTOH I have been looking for an excuse to buy a TW200. Maybe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,536
Posted By engineman
My wife is a runner and has found all kinds of...

My wife is a runner and has found all kinds of tools and stuff for me. Just brought me home a snap-on 9/16 wrench the other day. Also lots of good chains and load binders

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,714
Views: 316,999
Posted By engineman
Sounds good. I live near there so it's nice and...

Sounds good. I live near there so it's nice and close. I take that route home from work sometimes but I'm riding with a sprained ankle so I haven't had the nerve to try it lately.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
I'll tag along with you again if you don't mind. ...

I'll tag along with you again if you don't mind. I was wishing I'd have got more pictures last year as well. I'll have my Garmin but I don't know how to use it so it may do more harm than good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,714
Views: 316,999
Posted By engineman
Is that the road by the river just south of Amana...

Is that the road by the river just south of Amana off of 151? One of my faves but nasty when it's wet.


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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By engineman
Edit- just checked the website and he actually...

Edit- just checked the website and he actually has two new 2004 RSV1000s. Sportbikes aren't like scotch, they don't get better with age.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By engineman
My local dealer has a new 2004 Aprilia rsv1000r. ...

My local dealer has a new 2004 Aprilia rsv1000r. 10 yrs old and never sold. Still wants $15,400 for it.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,598
Views: 6,822,159
Posted By engineman
At American Supercamp last weekend. ...

At American Supercamp last weekend.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/29/e8ugeja3.jpg

I'm a lucky guy. She said it was the best romantic getaway ever. Now she's making me buy dirtbikes for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By engineman
Talking Nice to meet you too! Heading to the doc today...

Nice to meet you too! Heading to the doc today for the foot.

For those of you who want to try this class I would highly recommend it. The instructors were very good. I expected Danny Walker...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,714
Views: 316,999
Posted By engineman
Sitting in a hotel room in Gainesville GA. The...

Sitting in a hotel room in Gainesville GA. The wife and I are both going to American Supercamp flat track school tomorrow. Hopefully no fractured femurs in my future.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By engineman
So my wife and I are attending American Supercamp...

So my wife and I are attending American Supercamp in Gainesville GA this weekend. Any of you FFs going?
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
So now that I've spent $1000 on a woody's wheel,...

So now that I've spent $1000 on a woody's wheel, I'm curious how you made a goldwing wheel fit. Seems like that could be a popular modification.
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
Really like the barkbuster storms. I also have...

Really like the barkbuster storms. I also have the sw motech crashbars. Seem to fit and work well.

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Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
Add me to the list ...

Add me to the list

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv157/glockster/20140222_172007_zpssygbxwzt.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
Yep. Spend some time riding after you...

Yep.

Spend some time riding after you install it before you decide if you like it. It needs a little breaking in. The first 50 miles after I put the seat on I thought it was terrible. After...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
Mostly to protect the oil filter. Twice I've had...

Mostly to protect the oil filter. Twice I've had a hole hammered into the oil filter by gravel kicked up by the front tire. Almost wrecked my Bonneville after the rear tire got a nice coating of...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/begapadu.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/begapadu.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/3eqe7emu.jpg

Haven't ridden yet because I need a different banjo bolt for my new brake lines but it sure looks...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
I forgot to check with everyone else on ADV to...

I forgot to check with everyone else on ADV to make sure it was okay before I bought the new wheel for my bike but my reasoning was- I have the bike, it's paid for, I want a 19" front because I live...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
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Spokes

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Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
I just got my Woodys wheel in black this week. ...

I just got my Woodys wheel in black this week. iirc black hub and rim no charge, black apokes+$100

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Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
For those of you who raised your front fender...

For those of you who raised your front fender like this, how did you handle the brake lines? I'd like to raise my fender to clear a 19" wheel and at the same time eliminate the crossover line. Do...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 34,432
Posted By engineman
Where to I find the heat shrink tubing with the...

Where to I find the heat shrink tubing with the glue in it? I've never seen it before. I've been trying to find a good tap splice method for years

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Forum: Beasts 01-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 1,420,707
Posted By engineman
Yup. Handguards make a big difference. ...

Yup. Handguards make a big difference.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,471
Posted By engineman
I'm in. Good report so far, can't wait to hear...

I'm in. Good report so far, can't wait to hear the rest.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,254
Posted By engineman
I resisted fuel injection for the longest time...

I resisted fuel injection for the longest time because it was complicated and I "couldn't fix it" then after havinh a few FI machines I realized I never need ti fix it. Its 7 degrees F in my shop...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 75,067
Posted By engineman
I regularly use my miter saw to cut packages of...

I regularly use my miter saw to cut packages of frozen bacon in half ( I like to cook short pieces) works great and lubes the blade at the same time:)

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 43,089
Posted By engineman
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By engineman
My wife dropped her Bonneville at a stoplight...

My wife dropped her Bonneville at a stoplight coming home from a 5k. Het legs were tired and she let it tip too far and couldn't pyll it back up.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5,714
Views: 316,999
Posted By engineman
Great pics as always. We'll need to stop to take...

Great pics as always. We'll need to stop to take more pics on GRGR 2014.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,714
Views: 316,999
Posted By engineman
Just found out there's now a triumph dealer in...

Just found out there's now a triumph dealer in iowa city. Somebody bought out Don's Honda on hwy 1. Looks like they're expanding the showroom, they've got a bunch of cool bikes there including two...
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