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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,628
Posted By alexk243
Owner is looking for $1k, but does just really...

Owner is looking for $1k, but does just really want it gone for garage space.

It is still available, I have not really listed it anywhere besides here. I may do that in the spring. It does run and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,628
Posted By alexk243
Here are some pics, Let me know if anyone is...

Here are some pics, Let me know if anyone is interested. I have not tried to list it yet, but it does need to clear out for garage space soon.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,628
Posted By alexk243
Alright, Give me a few and Ill get some up

Alright, Give me a few and Ill get some up
Forum: Americas 02-12-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By alexk243
I think we are going to try Asheville and hope...

I think we are going to try Asheville and hope for the best. After that we are going to do some road/camping biking along the outer banks. Anyone know of any good campsites down there. Planning on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,628
Posted By alexk243
If you guys are looking for an old Goldwing, I...

If you guys are looking for an old Goldwing, I have a 1977 Goldwing 1000 I am looking at getting rid of. Just haven't had the time yet to list it. Let me know if you want to know more about it. Its...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
Furkot worked out great! That was what I was...

Furkot worked out great! That was what I was looking for. Just for planning the route. Did not need to integrate with a GPS device.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-27-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
I may try google earth, but I am having good luck...

I may try google earth, but I am having good luck with Furkot, which you guys suggested.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
Also guys I am looking at something purely for...

Also guys I am looking at something purely for pre-planning a trip. It does not need to transfer to a GPS or come along with me at all.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
Can you still get S&Ts anywhere? What is...

Can you still get S&Ts anywhere? What is mapsource?
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
took a look at it, but its not going to work....

took a look at it, but its not going to work. basemap is not detailed enough to plan a trip on.
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By alexk243
Would those areas be bikable this time of year...

Would those areas be bikable this time of year (late march)? I would love those trails, but my concern is that it is too early in the year.

I like your last idea. Really want to go to OB, but...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By alexk243
So its mostly flat around that area... are there...

So its mostly flat around that area... are there good mountain trails or are they pretty much just riding paths?

I would like to go to the outer banks area and at least camp as I am not at all...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-25-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By alexk243
Trip Planning Mapping Software Recommendations

So I used to use Microsoft Street and Trips to plan out my trip with different way-points cause it could save a trip and would calculate certain information such as time/distance/rest stops/gas...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By alexk243
You guys know I am talking about bicycling right?...

You guys know I am talking about bicycling right? lol

Not heart set on myrtle beach, probably would be better to head to the outerbanks too. Just looking for ideas on cool places to visit along...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By alexk243
Chicago to Myrtle Beach, Where to stop/camp?

So I am planning a trip for late march and although its not a motorcycle trip, I figured this would be a good reference for camping. I am going to be driving a car with 3-4 mountain bikes on it to...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
E-mailed my buddy and this was his reponse: ...

E-mailed my buddy and this was his reponse:

"Carb Jet size and air pressure in air box. That's what the mechanic said"


I forgot that we actually ended taking it into a mechanic...

He did...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
Ya know I dont even remember... Let me ask him...

Ya know I dont even remember... Let me ask him and Ill get back to you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 59,235
Posted By alexk243
Where do you guys get these sweet crash bars for...

Where do you guys get these sweet crash bars for the MK1's?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By alexk243
Custom Pelican 1550 Mount

Here is what I ended up doing:



Here is my bike with the finished project:

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/TDM%201550%20Luggage/DSC07569_zpsa034c08a.jpg

All the parts I...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,546
Posted By alexk243
Mounted a Pelican 1550 case to the back of my...

Mounted a Pelican 1550 case to the back of my 1992 Yamaha TDM 850. Have used it all summer as I commute to work on this bike and the Pelican case allows you to lock it with a padlock or similar....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 114,002
Posted By alexk243
Did this thread go dead? Kinda bummed, loved...

Did this thread go dead? Kinda bummed, loved seeing pictures of people camping on the side of the road. Always wanted to do it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,114
Posted By alexk243
Wow, So I finished this rack last summer and I...

Wow, So I finished this rack last summer and I never uploaded it. I am soo sorry. I will put some pictures up soon. Thank you so much to p0diabl0 for his 3d rendering. That is pretty much what I went...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,387
Posted By alexk243
Just pulled my engine out of my 1992 TDM 850....

Just pulled my engine out of my 1992 TDM 850. Made a time lapse of the process. Also filmed with a helmet camera all the steps, but havent edited it yet, not sure if that is something that people...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 292,448
Posted By alexk243
Also I forgot to note; I am cooking mac and...

Also I forgot to note; I am cooking mac and cheese and summer sausage :-) Best meal on that trip. I found summer sausage is great to carry because its one of the only non-dried meats that does not...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 292,448
Posted By alexk243
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/DS...

http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f205/alexk243/DSC05706_zpsb8e62e5c.jpg

MSR Whisperlite International (Run on 87 octane) with windshield and GSI Halulite cookware.

Ive found that the aluminum...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,628
Posted By alexk243
Agreed. Dont know much, but that bike is bound to...

Agreed. Dont know much, but that bike is bound to have some costly rebuilds in its future.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By alexk243
What do those emulsion tubes from factory pro...

What do those emulsion tubes from factory pro run? I may look into getting some this winter.

My bike also has their weird issue of just not starting after it gets wet until I take it apart and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By alexk243
Yea I am a member there too (same name on both I...

Yea I am a member there too (same name on both I think) and I have been posting most of my issues there now.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By alexk243
Wow, I used to have to do this with my jetskis to...

Wow, I used to have to do this with my jetskis to prime the diaphragm fuel pump on the carbs, but with those we were able to blow into the return line.

Cant believe I didnt think about that with...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,420
Posted By alexk243
That MSR Whisperlite International is the perfect...

That MSR Whisperlite International is the perfect stove for motorcycle camping. Runs off pretty much whatever your bike runs on so its a great fuel backup to have as well. Also a great stove, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By alexk243
Looking for a good ride around Southern Wisconsin

I am located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago and after doing the weekly ride back and forth to Lake Geneva and other small lakes around the area I decided to ask on here for some new rides. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 996,387
Posted By alexk243
Not sure that will fix it. Mine did the crazy...

Not sure that will fix it. Mine did the crazy bouncing thing and I just replaced the speedo-cable and it is pretty much exactly the same as before. If you find a fix let me know, I am debating buying...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,630
Posted By alexk243
haha why do you say that?

haha why do you say that?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
No... could that go bad from sitting?

No... could that go bad from sitting?
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,630
Posted By alexk243
Been doing this for a while. I started doing it...

Been doing this for a while. I started doing it when I had the MSRs for my MSR Whisperlite International Stove, reason being is that the stove could run on regular unleaded gas, which means it...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,420
Posted By alexk243
Love all the mounts. Especially the MSR fuel...

Love all the mounts. Especially the MSR fuel bottle mounts. Will have to put some pics up of what I have done.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
Coils are at 2.2 ohms each.... is that an issue?

Coils are at 2.2 ohms each.... is that an issue?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
Replaced all the fuel line. With that T connector...

Replaced all the fuel line. With that T connector it does tend to kink, but we have kept and eye on it and it does not seem to be an issue. Been messing around with the bike a bit recently. Rebuilt...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
Yea ill pull out the volt-meter and take a look...

Yea ill pull out the volt-meter and take a look at the coils, but as it appears to be getting sparks and seems to run I kinda rulled out an ignition issue and had my focus on gas delivery. But Ill...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,452
Posted By alexk243
It has a low sitting reserve tank that feeds into...

It has a low sitting reserve tank that feeds into a electric fuel pump (weird for 83 I know) which is totally functional. You can unplug the gas lines at the carb and turn on the key and gas will...
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