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Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 690,135
Posted By snakecharmr
No worries.. put the Screamin Eagle II's on it...

No worries.. put the Screamin Eagle II's on it yesterday and had a few friends stop over so just had them hold the bike up while I changed the shocks out.. went nice and smooth and easy... NO...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 690,135
Posted By snakecharmr
I wondered if I could get enough clearance that...

I wondered if I could get enough clearance that way.. looks like that is the way I'll be going.. Gotta run to the hardware store in the morning though to pick up a new set of torx plus bits as I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 690,135
Posted By snakecharmr
New rear suspension should be in within the hour...

New rear suspension should be in within the hour and picking up a set of screamin chicken slip ons tonight.. looks like tmm Ill be spending some time in the garage.. Not sure how I'm gonna do the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Lol I didn't buy a sportster to conform to...

Lol I didn't buy a sportster to conform to anyones ideal of a bike nor is it staying in its current form.. Parts are already ordered and wrenching starts tmm.. I've been married way too long.. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Try again.. lol love you guys that have to...

Try again.. lol love you guys that have to argue... look at the links I posted a few times already in this thread.. once you are on the parts section you select your bike.. and the 2009 XL883L is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Hey "rudk" since you've got all that time on your...

Hey "rudk" since you've got all that time on your hands,, look it up under the parts section for 2009....lmao
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Yes and other spots on the same site they list it...

Yes and other spots on the same site they list it as the "superlow" http://accessories.harley-davidson.ca/products/#!/braking-suspension/bike/xl883l/2009 I really couldn't care less what folks call...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Once again.. all depends on where you look for...

Once again.. all depends on where you look for the info. From what I have found, searching Harley's site (not some random one on the net) this bike-year-size-etc.. is listed as a superlow. Also the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
I'll do what I can.. Not sure how much slack the...

I'll do what I can.. Not sure how much slack the wires have to tuck up any further than what he has done in that shot.. I do plan on using nicer lift brackets than the sharp edged rectangles in that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
It takes the Coil which is located under the tank...

It takes the Coil which is located under the tank and over the front cylinder and the ignistion which is located very far forward on the right side, almost out of reach to the left side between the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Well not to argue, but yes it is a true...

Well not to argue, but yes it is a true superlow.. try looking up what a XL883L is listed on Harley davidson Canadas web page... ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
For sure, I intend to put enough mods on it so...

For sure, I intend to put enough mods on it so that someone that walks by it can look at it and know that it didn't come off the showroom floor looking that way.. I'm always the odd duck out and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
lol already been through all 200 and some pages...

lol already been through all 200 and some pages of that thread in the last week..lol Glad I got home when I did.. temps dropped and white outs on the road again.. Gotta love the winter that never...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Well the perma grin I had kept the blood flowing...

Well the perma grin I had kept the blood flowing to my face so I didn't notice the cold until I stopped..lol

It drives incredible.. crisp throttle response, smooth suspension although I think a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By snakecharmr
Picked up my first Harley today

Well hate the crazy style of most new bikes and was in the market for a good daily rider so found a great deal on an 09 sportster super low all decked out for commuting.. Made the deal last week and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 690,135
Posted By snakecharmr
Well finally bit the bullet and bought a bike...

Well finally bit the bullet and bought a bike from a dealership. Got a great deal though. 09 xl883l with only 2700 miles on it in incredible shape.. loaded just like the "T" model new for this...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By snakecharmr
Well from the sounds of it we picked a decent...

Well from the sounds of it we picked a decent first bike for her.. thanks for the input and I will check out the Buell specific sites as well for more specifics.. Thanks
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By snakecharmr
Buell Blast riders?

Just picked up a 2001 Buell Blast for my wife to learn on and possibly as a windy road bike for me. Just wondering if anyone else on here has had or still has one of these and has any hints or tips...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
Is it strange that having owned bikes like Honda...

Is it strange that having owned bikes like Honda Fireblade, XS1100, yamaha Vmax, Kawi ZRX etc... I'm thinking a Grom or a KSR would be an awesome little second bike to mess around with......
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
You are correct.. But regardless I think the...

You are correct.. But regardless I think the Adventure 390 will be an awesome ride if it comes to this side of the pond... lol I didn't look close enough at the photo to identify the model... Still...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
For me those bikes are still too heavy for real...

For me those bikes are still too heavy for real adventure riding or supermoto. this bike on the other hand is the just released Adventure 390. With the 390 duke coming in at 309lbs and 43hp it has...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
And as of the last few days this has been...

And as of the last few days this has been anounced and I'll be first in line if they come to Canada...
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By snakecharmr
Yup I'm loving this bike concept so far.. A...

Yup I'm loving this bike concept so far.. A decent low cc dual sport that should be able to handle some abuse and isn't just a motocross bike with some lights crudely slapped onto it.. I'm just...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By snakecharmr
Ya but it'll still be lighter than my KLR i sold...

Ya but it'll still be lighter than my KLR i sold last year and really don't want to risk flaming up the soft bags as I've heard its more of an issue with a DR than the KLR.. Either way it was stuff I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,383
Posted By snakecharmr
Our histories in pics...

I love seeing and reading about all the bikes that all of us own currently but I also like seeing how everyone got to this point...

Lets see some pics of your past bikes and some info on there...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
I'd still like one of these just to play with... ...

I'd still like one of these just to play with...

http://www.jap4performance.com/images/0512/zrx400_05.jpg

ZRX400
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By snakecharmr
Lol yup I'm a few hundred pages into that, but...

Lol yup I'm a few hundred pages into that, but not much info on the mods I'm planning so far..
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By snakecharmr
DR650 mods?

I'm looking at my next bike project and thinking a DR650 will suit me just fine.. My issue is I've never owned a DR and am having a hard time finding some parts that I would like on this project. I...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 71,311
Posted By snakecharmr
A few guys were going to try to run the sydenham...

A few guys were going to try to run the sydenham from North of Florence to Dresden this weekend as well.. Not sure how it went though... I don't sled but I've done that whole route by kayak during...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
http://lovik.tripod.com/gb500adingerman.jpg ...

http://lovik.tripod.com/gb500adingerman.jpg

That is one clean looking bike for sure..
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,004
Posted By snakecharmr
Sub 500CC bikes wish lists and pics thread

Lots of chat around here and my local area about all the small displacement bikes coming to market.. Just wondering what everyone likes, has and would like to see come to your market..

Personally...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By snakecharmr
heres what I got so far... light mist coat...

heres what I got so far...

light mist coat on the tank cover to be sanded off to locate all small dents and dings that need to be smoothed out with glazing putty.....
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By snakecharmr
Yup the paint I'm using gives me a window from...

Yup the paint I'm using gives me a window from 1-24 hours to recoat.. after that I have to wait for a week for it to be fully cured before I put anoter coat on... Its coming along but gotta fix some...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,866
Posted By snakecharmr
Well today was a lesson.. Apparently Poly resin...

Well today was a lesson.. Apparently Poly resin primer and enamel paint don't go well at all... Sanding it all off and starting again, again. Eventually I'll get this figured out. I really wanted...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,233
Views: 71,311
Posted By snakecharmr
What and where are you thinking?

What and where are you thinking?
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,910
Posted By snakecharmr
Yup for sure. I have her going to the Feb...

Yup for sure. I have her going to the Feb Motorcycle show in Toronto for sure now so she will be able to at least sit on a few from the regular companies. I'm not putting her on a bike that isn't...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,910
Posted By snakecharmr
lol no chance in hell I'm gonna be her initial...

lol no chance in hell I'm gonna be her initial teacher on this... We almost got divorced once.. Don't wanna put the final nail in that coffin... Unfortunately we called the training place here and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,910
Posted By snakecharmr
Biggest thing for her is an upright seating...

Biggest thing for her is an upright seating position, no sportbike ergos and no forward controls for her.. She feels a lot more comfortable being able to just move her legs straight down for balance...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,910
Posted By snakecharmr
Ya but you just gotta learn how to play it to...

Ya but you just gotta learn how to play it to your advantage..lol I convinced her I needed a new $2k rifle by telling her it was pretty last year...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,910
Posted By snakecharmr
Yup she isn't too keen on em. Plus she has set a...

Yup she isn't too keen on em. Plus she has set a price limit of $3500 for the bike and we can pick one of these up brand new for that around here.. Trying to talk her into something a bike bigger...
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