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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Couldn't wait... only two days since paint: ...

Couldn't wait... only two days since paint:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00171_zpsl2xveq8q.jpg

S&S V111 Evo & Baker DD 5-speed, now the fun begins.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-25-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Same frame, different location: ...

Same frame, different location:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00165_zpswskuo1oz.jpg

Moved inside to begin build. Paint still needs to cure a bit longer... really trying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,254
Posted By flipr
Hope that statement was sarcasm... My next...

Hope that statement was sarcasm...

My next door neighbor does in fact have a straight piped shovelhead Harley. I just got back from helping tune his S&S Super E... revs much better now. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Rattle-can paint job: ...

Rattle-can paint job:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00163_zps3t3y70au.jpg

Satin Black... let it cure for a week or so, then final assembly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,254
Posted By flipr
Before we get too far off in left field... my...

Before we get too far off in left field... my idea behind posting the video was to illustrate why some (myself included) like the sound of a straight pipe shovel at idle. One kick start, and no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,254
Posted By flipr
Appears to be quite a bit of rake in the triple...

Appears to be quite a bit of rake in the triple trees, trail may actually be reduced to a manageable amount. Even with "flop" under control, turn radius would make 3 point turns necessary... I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,254
Posted By flipr
Kick start, straight pipes: <iframe...

Kick start, straight pipes:

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yS0b59bY_Po" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,114
Posted By flipr
How much have I spent on motorcycles? Fifty...

How much have I spent on motorcycles? Fifty years... and still spending.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-04-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
See those Compu-Fire boxes just behind the rear...

See those Compu-Fire boxes just behind the rear wheel... Gen III (53700) electric "kicker" in one, 32 amp (55520) charging system in the other.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
FatBoy fender, will need custom brackets to fit. ...

FatBoy fender, will need custom brackets to fit.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00162_zpszij2lr61.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Baker 5-speed "goodness" sitting in place......

Baker 5-speed "goodness" sitting in place... plastic wrap stays until assembly.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00158_zpsbfipwfjw.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-21-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
A delivery from Drago's Bike Works...

A delivery from Drago's Bike Works (http://dragosbikeworks.com):

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00157_zpsbl9tab7f.jpg

Ceramic coated (not chrome) inside and out. Dragula...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
The big twins have been twin-cam for about 15...

The big twins have been twin-cam for about 15 years now, that's long enough for the S&S Evo to satisfy my Luddite tendencies. The S&S Evo is still modern enough to satisfy power needs, reliability,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Package from S&S: ...

Package from S&S:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00155_zpsehqxuvav.jpg

Peek inside:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00156_zps11dfzula.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
It's a Custom Chrome piece... ...

It's a Custom Chrome piece...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/221009739544?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

I bought it on eBay.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Fat Boy handlebars and Milwaukee USA risers: ...

Fat Boy handlebars and Milwaukee USA risers:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00154_zps0ouoswda.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
This engine is mild by S&S standards, a touring...

This engine is mild by S&S standards, a touring engine (4.125" x 4.125" square bore x stroke) if you like. Well into the 100+ HP/Torque club... so an upgraded drive train was in order. A bit out of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-13-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Engine: S&S V111 EVO Transmission: Baker DD...

Engine: S&S V111 EVO
Transmission: Baker DD 5-speed
Primary: Primo belt-drive
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
5 gallon.

5 gallon.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Trying the tanks on for size: ...

Trying the tanks on for size:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00151_zps7bdyae14.jpg

Rubber-mount flatside tanks in final position, no interference with front forks... seat...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-09-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Rolling Chassis... almost: ...

Rolling Chassis... almost:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00148_zpsb6hfvp7p.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Front forks and a bit of tin: ...

Front forks and a bit of tin:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00147_zpsxhlwnvzo.jpg

Old School 130/90 x 16" tires front and rear. OEM Harley 9-spoke Conestoga wheels......
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Neck/fork cups and Timkens installed: ...

Neck/fork cups and Timkens installed:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00145_zpsp19ap5nq.jpg

Test fitting of (03 Heritage Softail) triple-tree, fits perfect, fork stops...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-04-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,254
Posted By flipr
Softail Bobber

Mostly in the parts gathering stage... build is just starting.

Just off the Big Brown truck:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00140_zpsp6cg7ero.jpg

On work cart, trial...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
The Kymco Bet & Win 250 in my bridge picture was...

The Kymco Bet & Win 250 in my bridge picture was purchased from Solano in St. Augustine. My Vespa GTS 300 was purchased from New Scooters 4 Less (NS4L) in Gainesville... I have pictures and video,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
Since it was my tag, I say count it and let the...

Since it was my tag, I say count it and let the game move on...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
Guilty! Obviously I haven't outgrown...

Guilty!

Obviously I haven't outgrown 2-wheelers (or three)... starting a Bobber project. Last custom build was 1995, figured 20 years was long enough to wait. (one of my sons still has the 1995)
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
Should have been a little clearer on the...

Should have been a little clearer on the suspension bridge. Any suspension bridge, traffic, foot, scouts rope bridge, pre-Columbian art, etc...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
Suspension bridge

Tag: Scooter / Suspension bridge

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/LF200GY-5_10.jpg

First and only suspension bridge open to vehicle traffic in Florida... Luraville Crossing.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 862
Views: 55,659
Posted By flipr
Good that you set the bar a bit low with Key West...

Good that you set the bar a bit low with Key West Hospital.

Don't think our hospital would qualify otherwise...

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00105_zpsaf595f9b.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 1,428,059
Posted By flipr
2014 Vespa GTS 300 ie ...

2014 Vespa GTS 300 ie

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00104_zps0bb7d741.jpg

Proper fall day in North Florida: sunshine, green grass, leaves turning/falling... and it was a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 555,440
Posted By flipr
21 November 2014: 30th Coonbottom (Poverty...

21 November 2014: 30th Coonbottom (Poverty Riders International) Campout @ Scotts Ferry Campground, Blountstown, FL.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DSC00094_zps4fe7fd83.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 361,656
Posted By flipr
Can-Am Spyder RTS - SE6 HDR-ish: ...

Can-Am Spyder RTS - SE6

HDR-ish:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/HDR_0381_zpscbd4b4a1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,274
Posted By flipr
http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo...

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/IMG_0434_zpscdc983c0.jpg

What I saw through the view finder:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/IMG_0399_zpsbc21792d.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-31-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By flipr
You would never want for woods spiders in this...

You would never want for woods spiders in this area... Golden Orb Weaver is plentiful. Trails are covered, as well as my barn and any opening wide enough to walk. At least the web is tough enough...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-31-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By flipr
They're back...

They're back... at least in my riding area (Suwannee County) of North Florida. The September throng of LoveBugs began arriving this Labor Day weekend. Picked up a couple on this mornings ride... the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,408
Posted By flipr
Too late... Can-Am Spyder DPS (dynamic power...

Too late... Can-Am Spyder DPS (dynamic power steering) and it has handlebars.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37,555
Views: 9,881,846
Posted By flipr
Helmet is a Nolan N20... a bit more than $20.

Helmet is a Nolan N20... a bit more than $20.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,408
Posted By flipr
Heated seat, heated grips, (rider and passenger)...

Heated seat, heated grips, (rider and passenger) cruise control, what's not to like? I don't feel guilty about the electric start either...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 131,751
Posted By flipr
Suwannee River @ Dowling Park / LG 39C android: ...

Suwannee River @ Dowling Park / LG 39C android:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd5/flipr_photo/DowlingPark_01_zpsc727a9a8.jpg

Picnic area / Public boat ramp
Can-Am Spyder RTS
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