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Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 160,350
Posted By hunter151
Just finally caught up with this report after a...

Just finally caught up with this report after a few days. Wesley, thanks for putting this all out there - its truly an inspiration.

While I generally hold the belief that people are for the most...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 100,981
Posted By hunter151
Awesome trip and best of luck on the remainder...

Awesome trip and best of luck on the remainder of your journey!

I love the fact that you are doing this on a Bonneville. When doing a trip like this its easy to get sucked into 'practicality'...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,835
Posted By hunter151
This is gonna be great! Subscribing now to not...

This is gonna be great! Subscribing now to not miss anything.



Riding motorcycles in a foreign country thousands of miles away from home with your teenage daughter is an awesome and impressive...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By hunter151
I just spent a weekend riding around with a...

I just spent a weekend riding around with a sena10 unit and had no such problems. For reference, my bike is pretty loud SV650 with an aftermarket pipe. Helmet is a scorpion EXO400 full face. Its a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By hunter151
Yeah, sounds like you need a new, tapered...

Yeah, sounds like you need a new, tapered steering head bearing. My old nighthawk 450 did the same thing. Here's a before and after video:

http://youtu.be/lC2qEicrHV4

http://youtu.be/71vwOD4mJqk
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
Do you have any pics of the setup without bags...

Do you have any pics of the setup without bags on? I have some soft bags I want to use on my SV, but am worried about them rubbing on the plastics.
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By hunter151
I would second this. Also this would be more time...

I would second this. Also this would be more time consuming, but if you want to hit up more twisties, consider coming up the west side of the Sierras. That way you can hit up Sequoia national park as...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By hunter151
Right now on the map you are riding through...

Right now on the map you are riding through Colorado on I-70, and hopefully thats just because you dont know of an alternative route. To ride through Colorado on the highway is a major disservice....
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 48,247
Posted By hunter151
Amazing ride report! After the point of complete...

Amazing ride report! After the point of complete BMW disassembly in an oriley's parking lot in the middle of the night, it was clear this would be an epic report. Im not too far away from you either,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,614
Posted By hunter151
Definitely in for a report! :evil

Definitely in for a report! :evil
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,614
Posted By hunter151
Thanks, Ill look forward to the pictures and...

Thanks, Ill look forward to the pictures and update. Realistically I probably wont make it out there until the summer, when long distance riding time is a little easier to come by.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,614
Posted By hunter151
Awesome! I've been wanting to make it up to...

Awesome! I've been wanting to make it up to Prewitt Ridge campground for a while now and was looking for some videos of what kind of road it is to get there. Is the gnarly foresty part of your video...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
Congrats! Post some pics!

Congrats! Post some pics!
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
That a pretty good price for an FZ6. From what...

That a pretty good price for an FZ6. From what I've seen around, they go for a little bit more than the SV for comparable year/mileage. I've never ridden one, but you can find a lot of comparisons...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
Find out specifically what services have been...

Find out specifically what services have been performed on the yellow SV.

Cosmetic damage is always tricky, because it could lead to more serious issues that are masked. I always like to find out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
I would pass on the salvaged SV. Thats just too...

I would pass on the salvaged SV. Thats just too much money for a salvaged one. I just bought a 07 naked with 16k miles for 3K even in SoCal. Plus if you are not too familiar with bikes, you may not...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,331
Posted By hunter151
My first bike was an 82 Nighthawk 450 that I got...

My first bike was an 82 Nighthawk 450 that I got for $850 on craigslist. All it really needed was new tires and fluids to be road safe, so that put me right around $1000 mark (I ended up spending...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 355,914
Posted By hunter151
Joining the ranks of this thread with my newly...

Joining the ranks of this thread with my newly acquired 07 SV650N:

https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/1623684_10100769029051796_282676007_n.jpg

Loving it so far. Installed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,333
Posted By hunter151
I love the salton sea and that whole area, thanks...

I love the salton sea and that whole area, thanks for sharing. Did you take 111 all the way up along the east side of the sea? That's a really beautiful ride that worth it if you haven't done it and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,838
Posted By hunter151
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8218/8405265525_1f1b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8218/8405265525_1f1bf1e262_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8501/8406358328_d586ebf268_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-15-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 79,390
Posted By hunter151
Along PCH ...

Along PCH

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3794/9408459533_269ee5d3b1_o.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3771/9411223246_55a52069a2_o.jpg

East shore of Salton Sea
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,315
Posted By hunter151
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8218/8405265525_1f1b...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8218/8405265525_1f1bf1e262_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 812,868
Posted By hunter151
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7291/9408459817_9e51...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7291/9408459817_9e51cb6f0e_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 102,707
Posted By hunter151
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8501/8406358328_d586...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8501/8406358328_d586ebf268_b.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 31,961
Posted By hunter151
Ive driven through part of Highway 33. What an...

Ive driven through part of Highway 33. What an amazing road! The views that open up are just incredible.
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,185,842
Posted By hunter151
Excellent video! As stated above, the song...

Excellent video!

As stated above, the song is a good rendition of the following song (АлисА - "Театр Теней"):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqdZBTYOIuc
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,185,842
Posted By hunter151
Phenomenal ride report! Traveling these areas is...

Phenomenal ride report! Traveling these areas is definitely very high on the bucket list, considering I grew up in Russia but havent had a chance to travel much while living there.

One potentially...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,985
Posted By hunter151
First step is to join www.nighthawk-forums.com if...

First step is to join www.nighthawk-forums.com if you havent done so already. All your questions will be answered there.
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,350
Posted By hunter151
The last 2 pictures were actually taken before...

The last 2 pictures were actually taken before the first 2. I took them while wiring things up before I had the lights actually mounted (the tank is removed to run the wires).

The LEDs are aimed...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,350
Posted By hunter151
Finally got around to installing my model 44s....

Finally got around to installing my model 44s. Loving them so far! Each one individually is brighter than my stock headlight and combined its even better. The beam pattern is not ideal for roads, but...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 873,855
Posted By hunter151
Best of luck! I think this is the first time Im...

Best of luck! I think this is the first time Im replying to this thread but I have been following your adventures for a long time now. Cant wait for the next installment!
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 47,108
Posted By hunter151
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7269/7693062676_ec04...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7269/7693062676_ec04b77c56_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7170/6842520945_acf10d51e4_b.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,350
Posted By hunter151
I was thinking of mounting them a bit under the...

I was thinking of mounting them a bit under the headlight, something like so:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-BqVMa2g58_I/UJLybu9ypmI/AAAAAAAAAMo/odTyteoyxtk/s720/5797829280_bccf42efcb_b2.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,350
Posted By hunter151
Just ordered a pair of the 44 flood lights....

Just ordered a pair of the 44 flood lights. Should improve the 30 year old inadequate lighting on my Nighthawk quite well. :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 500,870
Posted By hunter151
Where in the UP is that?

Where in the UP is that?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 500,870
Posted By hunter151
Inland empire of southern california: ...

Inland empire of southern california:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6527453743_6b9cfcd6e3_b.jpg

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6211/6355781923_1d2db6a920_b.jpg

Michigan's upper...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 1,191,273
Posted By hunter151
Dont leave us on such a cliffhanger! Did...

Dont leave us on such a cliffhanger! Did everything turn out OK?
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 902,069
Posted By hunter151
Where are you now? Im sure if you post up your...

Where are you now? Im sure if you post up your troubles either on advrider, or on nighthawk-forums.com somebody might come through with tools or garage space.

Its not a difficult repair, but would...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 902,069
Posted By hunter151
Looks pretty clean, however I dont think thats...

Looks pretty clean, however I dont think thats the original color. $1500 is about the upper limit that I would pay for a 450. If its got relatively low miles, is fully registered and completely road...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 902,069
Posted By hunter151
I recently put some bridgestone spitfire S11...

I recently put some bridgestone spitfire S11 tires on my 450 nighthawk and they work great and are some of the cheapest tires available. Havent really seen any people complain about then on the...
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