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Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By Tourbus
On many of the repaints the Orange to Silver...

On many of the repaints the Orange to Silver areas are very abruptly cut off. On the originals the is a VERY slight overcast of Orange over the Silver. Not a complete cut off to the silver.
Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 24,464
Posted By Tourbus
Note the Triumph T100C in the background that...

Note the Triumph T100C in the background that Steve rode on the Bucky a couple years ago.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tourbus
Use a pair of pliers and CAREFULLY remove the...

Use a pair of pliers and CAREFULLY remove the fuel tubes from the KLR petcock and transfer them to the Raptor petcock. This will keep your reserve range the same.
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,044
Posted By Tourbus
Harley Davidson electronic ignition coil from the...

Harley Davidson electronic ignition coil from the 1980's-1990's mounted on a short piece of light angle iron with spark plug leads pointing down. Even the small wire terminal nuts will transfer over....
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Tourbus
Chrome may be peeling off one or both of the...

Chrome may be peeling off one or both of the caliper pistons. Causing them to stick in their bores. Had this happen on my twin disc R90/6 with ATE brakes.

Butch
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By Tourbus
As a gauge I hauled 8 bikes ( standards/ Brits )...

As a gauge I hauled 8 bikes ( standards/ Brits ) in a 16 foot Penske van and still had a little room at the rear. We also built a second story to carry house hold goods. So 8 more would fit above on...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Tourbus
Dillon Brothers Motorsports in Omaha Nebraska....

Dillon Brothers Motorsports in Omaha Nebraska. Decent prices, don't overcharge for shipping, handle all 4 Jap brands.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Tourbus
Check in to the Lincoln Highway. I rode it a...

Check in to the Lincoln Highway. I rode it a couple years ago, when I lived in Wisconsin. Have GPS tracks.
Forum: Regional forums 04-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 34,710
Posted By Tourbus
How for to a Motel from Byrd's for the SOFT...

How for to a Motel from Byrd's for the SOFT people?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 18,148
Posted By Tourbus
1. Copy this entire post, along with the most...

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the "QUOTE" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 20,388
Posted By Tourbus
18 PSI front - 28 PSI rear on a DRZ400. Don't...

18 PSI front - 28 PSI rear on a DRZ400. Don't like pinch flats or squirrely feeling on the pavement.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Tourbus
Anyone else from SW Missouri going to the...

Anyone else from SW Missouri going to the Arkansas 500?

I'm headed down Thursday AM
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 87,629
Views: 4,273,074
Posted By Tourbus
HSV = Huntsville? Might need some purple...

HSV = Huntsville?

Might need some purple tape

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By Tourbus
The KLX250 + 351 kit + carb is as heavy,...

The KLX250 + 351 kit + carb is as heavy, 300+#,and makes about the same power as a DRZ400S. A klx250 with 351 kit + carb will cost more than a 400

I ride a DRZ400E with a pumper carb weighs...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Tourbus
Brad and the Starbucks guys are a good time. ...

Brad and the Starbucks guys are a good time.

I'm out of here for 8 days in the Texas Hill Country, middle of March. Should be warm enough to ride when I get back.

Have the Hillbilly Ride,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Tourbus
Very nice day for a ride to the RUSTY JUG for...

Very nice day for a ride to the RUSTY JUG for some excellent Pork shoulder and home made chips.

Mostly pavement on the way to Eldorado Springs. A lot of narrow curvy roads on the way home....
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,937
Posted By Tourbus
This is the best guide to RT 66 I have found,...

This is the best guide to RT 66 I have found, full of pictures and a complete set of maps.

http://www.milebymile.com/historic-route-66.php

Missouri is likely the most scenic state of the trip,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 181,908
Posted By Tourbus
Merry Christmas to the Cool or "COLD" Adv crew...

Merry Christmas to the Cool or "COLD" Adv crew in Wisconsin.

Going out to the Chadwick Off road area in the Mark Twain National forest tomorrow on the DRZ 400.

Butch
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-24-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 87,629
Views: 4,273,074
Posted By Tourbus
Turns out they are 9/32 32tpi. Why are they...

Turns out they are 9/32 32tpi. Why are they called 7mm? Who the hell knows, but 7mm nuts won't work on them mainly cause the 1mm pitch is too coarse a thread.

Duno why the nut is what it is,...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,936
Posted By Tourbus
Have found these, Tusk Ultra Lite Tire Iron...

Have found these, Tusk Ultra Lite Tire Iron 8"Part# 1032090001, to work very well. Buy three and learn how to break the bead using the 3 irons.

I know this is not Jo Momma, but "personal...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By Tourbus
Tthe original Snomobile

http://www.eliason-snowmobile.com/phase/phase2j.jpg (http://www.eliason-snowmobile.com/gallery/phase/phase2j.jpg)
the Four Wheel Drive Auto Company of Clintonville to take over Eliason snowmobile...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,618
Posted By Tourbus
NO right answer to this question. Buy used and...

NO right answer to this question. Buy used and see what fits. Sitting next to my KLR650 are:

1977 XLCR 1000 Lots a fun but a short ride machine.

1884 VF1000f Muscular bike, seems very modern...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Tourbus
Spokes thanks for the Stockton Lake Route. ...

Spokes thanks for the Stockton Lake Route.

I was able to shake loose from the house rebuild on Friday and put a few miles on the KLR. Very enjoyable first ride after moving to Missouri.

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Tourbus
HI New to the Springfield area, just...

HI

New to the Springfield area, just bought a house in Pleasant Hope. I too am looking for good roads and riding partners. I currently have a KLR 650, DRZ400, and a couple of road bikes down...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,179
Posted By Tourbus
Dirtbagz have the most simple easy to use and...

Dirtbagz have the most simple easy to use and secure system. Bags are not as big as the Wolfmans, but they do hold a bunch of gear.

The large size worked well on a 18 day trip and I use the...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By Tourbus
Motorcycle Classics is the only one I get in the...

Motorcycle Classics is the only one I get in the mail. No more Cycle World, now that Peter Egan is retired.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8,225
Views: 764,873
Posted By Tourbus
Just closed on a house about 20 miles north of...

Just closed on a house about 20 miles north of Springfield MO. Much work to do on the house.

But still need to get out and ride some, week days or weekends. Have read about Gladetop and Chadwick,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-09-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,794
Posted By Tourbus
A nice loop is Hwy 118 south out of Alpine about...

A nice loop is Hwy 118 south out of Alpine about 60 miles to Terlingua Ranch road, turn Lt (east), go to Marathon road then turn Lt (east ) to Hwy 385.

Turn Rt (south) on 385 to Dagger Flat Rd,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 181,908
Posted By Tourbus
The 250 Ninjette does need the revs. 4th and 5th...

The 250 Ninjette does need the revs. 4th and 5th gear, 10k to 11k rpm on the back roads. After a few minutes it feels completely normal.

I get a kick out of people that dismiss these bikes as a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 181,908
Posted By Tourbus
ZED, thanks for leading the ride, was a great...

ZED, thanks for leading the ride, was a great time.

Zora asked for a bike photo. The current ready to go road bike selection.

250 Ninja, BMW R80, Norton 850 Commando, BMW R90/6, Harley XLCR,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 181,908
Posted By Tourbus
I'd like to join in as well, now to pick a...

I'd like to join in as well, now to pick a machine.

Butch
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,494
Views: 181,908
Posted By Tourbus
I'll wander over

This is too close to miss, thanks for putting it on.

Butch
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By Tourbus
Years ago I noticed a crack between 2 spokes on...

Years ago I noticed a crack between 2 spokes on the rear rim of my 90/6 just prior to a western tip. Bill Fleming from C&D said ride it until the crack extended to the 4th spoke before worrying....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-30-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87,629
Views: 4,273,074
Posted By Tourbus
The Riverside Motel in Jasper is older, but very...

The Riverside Motel in Jasper is older, but very reasonably priced. They have an outside pool and can walk to the Ozark cafe or the bakery. Have stayed there a couple times in the last year while...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,877
Posted By Tourbus
Not a fan of the Avon RoadRider after the rear...

Not a fan of the Avon RoadRider after the rear split the rubber down to the fabric at the center groove. This is a common problem, tire only had 3k on it.

They ride great handle great, just poorly...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,426
Posted By Tourbus
The Browning Greystone is a very nice 4 man free...

The Browning Greystone is a very nice 4 man free standing clip style crossed pole tent.

Made very well with oversize zippers and quality fabric, but all this does add up to 10# 4 oz. At about...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By Tourbus
As the owner of a 1976 90/6 from new which has...

As the owner of a 1976 90/6 from new which has 134k and was my only bike for 20 years, a little insight. Keep things simple.

Many "must do" items seem over rated and are fixes to non problems....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 87,629
Views: 4,273,074
Posted By Tourbus
So whats up with northwest Arky's coming to...

So whats up with northwest Arky's coming to Wisconsin? Would like to meet up with, if that is possible, being as how I'm an old retired guy with time to ride. Road or dirt don't matter which.

I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 87,629
Views: 4,273,074
Posted By Tourbus
Four more coming down to Jasper from Wisconsin,...

Four more coming down to Jasper from Wisconsin, if the weather holds up.

Riding out of jasper Sunday to Tuesday.

We have some good tracks from the Iowa guys, would be great to meet some of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 137,054
Posted By Tourbus
Cannon, thanks for putting this on. I look...

Cannon, thanks for putting this on. I look forward to the Delafield get together as the start of the REAL riding season. BKWAGS enjoyed the day too.

Butch
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