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Forum: Beasts 06-21-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 158,338
Posted By rnr
Which one?

[QUOTE=auapaul;18953957]Spent some time on the uly the last two nights. Right side scoop installed. New front rotor, weld my broken kick stand(reinforced also) and installed a set of fog...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 158,338
Posted By rnr
What's the scoop on the scoop?

The AS crew is pretty cool.

How do you like the right-side scoop? Worth the money?

:ear
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 133,899
Posted By rnr
Price please

Hi Dan:

PM on 1997 R1100RT prices, please.

:slurp
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,577
Posted By rnr
In fact ...

... where are you at?

Come get this KLR 250 outta my garage. Give you a heckuva deal.

:brow
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,577
Posted By rnr
Been there, done that

The dual sport advice I saw trolling this thread is good.

Best way to learn how to ride is in the dirt, first.

You weigh 125? I just sold a Ninja 250. I weigh 200.

I had more fun on that...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,933
Posted By rnr
Gonnalikeit

Snow man, you're gonna like your Uly.

I love mine. A total grin machine.

:slurp
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 158,338
Posted By rnr
Many michelin thanks

Think I'll give those Pilot Road 2's a fling.

Thanks, longdog.

two different bikes, same tires ... should be interesting.

Only getting about 5k out of the Scorps...

:brow
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 158,338
Posted By rnr
Michelin Pilot Road 2s

Just mounted a set on my R1100RT, and wondering if anyone has slipped them onto a Uly?

Seems like the harder center tread might hold up better, and the stickier sides might still give some nice...
Forum: Americas 07-06-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By rnr
Thanks, Klay

What's the topography like? From Google maps, looks a lot like the Lake Superior Loop, UP of Michigan type of territory.

:brow
Forum: Americas 07-02-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By rnr
Up North, eh?

Oh All Knowing Ones:

Tell me about the ride from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, over to Ottawa on CAN 17, and maybe on to Montreal/Quebec/Riviere-du-Loup ...

Looking for a different way to drop into...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,561
Posted By rnr
Back in the day ...

That was the top of the food chain!

Have fun with it.

:slurp
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By rnr
Done this a couple of times

Helmet bag for the helmet. Carry on. Second saddlebag liner, or tank bag, carry on.

Wear what gear you can.

I get my stich jacket, leathers, boots, electrics, tank bag, tools, spare clothes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By rnr
faster at the bmwmoa rally.

lots of cranks there.

battery full up? valve lash right? starter good? coil good?

oh, sorry, those are airhead questions.

:slurp
Forum: Alaska 10-17-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,590
Posted By rnr
I want that patch!

Who's got 'em?

Please PM me!

:slurp
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By rnr
What the Hella

I went with some Hella's I had picked up cheap.

Made my own brackets, off the turn signals.

Ran separate power, but wired the relay into the high beam.

Subbed out the signals with LED...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By rnr
Very interesting

How much the dealers charging for the comfort kit, installation?

:ear

Was 48 degrees on the way to work this morning. That warm frame rail actually felt ... kinda nice!

:D
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,891
Posted By rnr
Seriously ...

... my Uly is a pure-D grin machine.

I never get off it bored.

Does my right leg heat up? A bit, but hardly noticed in leathers.

Does it have quirks? You bet.

Does it stretch my arms on...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,277
Posted By rnr
Dood!

That thing is gonna SHRED tires!

Oh. Wait. That IS a shredder.

Good luck with the project. Hope it gets off the linoleum.

:brow

:slurp
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,891
Posted By rnr
Once upon a time ...

... you had to go to Sweden for that.

:brow
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,732
Posted By rnr
Stock bags

I bought an X stateside, with the factory bags, as accessories.

Had it to do over again, I might go the Caribou (http://cariboucases.com/store/?name=Catalog&mode=i&item=000066) route ...
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,573
Posted By rnr
got one, love it

5-10, 200. mine will sail easily at 80 or 90. suspension is the issue, but not so much at my weight.

what surprised me was how much fun the little spinner is and she do like to be spun!

as a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By rnr
RT and me

Loving it. Had an Airhead R80RT for 23 years, 104k.

It's a nice upgrade ...

Didn't want the 1150, servo brakes. 1200 looks leave me cold.

wish it had the 1150 headlight, 1100 brakes, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By rnr
Stebel Nautilus on an R1100RT

Farkle time on a new-to-me R1100RT, and my first ugrade is usually a new horn.

I know the Fiamm Freeway Blaster fits in place of the stocker, having fitted a friends RT with one.

Anyone find...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By rnr
Big Twin, Big Winners

All:

Bride and I are back home in Michigan after 2,700 mile run home from Big Twin Cycle Center (http://www.bigtwincycles.com/default.asp) in Boise, where we bought our latest bike.

I cannot...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By rnr
Good thoughts and options. Ordered a Bakup,...

Good thoughts and options.
Ordered a Bakup, fully adj.
Now seeking a bmw topbox or will look at jc whit option.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By rnr
Nice unit ...

But no thanks.

Want to keep the stock rear rack, for when I trip over a BMW trunk.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By rnr
R1100RT backrest options

Gang:

Looking at backrest scenarios for the Pillion Princess on a 1997 R1100RT and need your input. We fly into Boise July 13 to pick up the bike, and have to have the solution in hand by then.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
Back in the house

The Ulysses is back in the Man Cave after a four week hiatus at Great Lakes Harley-Davidson in Bay City.

A bad throttle body and slow shipping from H-D were to blame, Tyler the service manager...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By rnr
Thanks, gang

This is why I love ADV: instant, real response.

Did the deal. Fly out to ride home July 13.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By rnr
Big Twin Cycle in Boise

Howdy, gang.

Looking at a used bike at Big Twin Cycle in Boise.

Good outfit? Sounds like a good bike, Mike the sales guy sounds good.

Doing a doing a fly-and-ride with the bride and wanted...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
Bones, thanks

Got your PM and saw the post. Thanks.

STILL waiting for H-D to ship the part. Coulda gone and got it my own self, by now.

:bite
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
No joy yet

still awaiting the part, Tyler told me yesterday ...

:baldy

miss my Big Boy Buell ...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,969
Posted By rnr
The adventure begins ...

when you run out of fuel!

(And your buddies are along with cellphone cameras.)

DAMHIK

:brow
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,720
Posted By rnr
Welcome to the Grin Team!

Be sure and check out the farkles list in this area. Lots of good ideas there!

:slurp
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
Dealer says throttle body

Dealer says it's the throttle body, and it's tore down, and they are awaiting the part. mebbe next week.

The throttle body on it is one gen back, based on parts numbers, he says. He didn't have...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
At the dealer ...

... who saw my electric vest hookups and said a loose battery connection can trigger the light.

The battery terminals could be moved with a strong finger. Apparently disconnecting the battery...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,790
Posted By rnr
2008 Buell Ulysses check engine light?

Nice weekend two-up romp Saturday. Using dual electrics, vest on me, Gerbings liner on Princess, grips on sometimes, no problems.

Fired up the Buell to come home today, and the check engine light...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,988
Posted By rnr
I do notice ...

... more heat just as I get to the bottom of the gas tank. Full tank acts as a heat sink, I'd expect.

I like the "flux capacitor recharging." Gonna remember that one!

:slurp
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,753
Posted By rnr
Rolling her away

Update:

This is one-half of www.teammoto.us (formerly teamboxer.com), reporting.

Sold the RT tonight, to a friend, who will take good care of her.

Just shy of 103,000 miles. I was the...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,069
Posted By rnr
Ridden a GS, bought a Buell

Buddy had a GS, nice bike, farkled to the max. He rode it. A lot. But he's sold it after the rear end went south, the clutch had its second go round of issues, etc.

I've been riding an Airhead for...
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