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Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By VtBlackDog
I've ridden HDs on lots of dirt roads, the belt...

I've ridden HDs on lots of dirt roads, the belt isn't an issue.....it will be going long after your dead:cry


If your butt can live with the seat/footpeg setup and the harsh suspension, then I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,067
Posted By VtBlackDog
its not that dirt is hard to ride, its the...

its not that dirt is hard to ride, its the condition of the dirt.....

I take my 883 on dirt roads all the time, but I avoid wet conditions. If the road is dry and in decent shape, no worry. Some...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,222
Posted By VtBlackDog
the photo ^ says it all....:clap sit back,...

the photo ^ says it all....:clap

sit back, enjoy the view.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 80,349
Posted By VtBlackDog
Its as ugly as sin. I wouldn't take one if they...

Its as ugly as sin. I wouldn't take one if they were free.

My first HD was an '05 883, then I went to a Softail, now I"m back on an '07 883 and love it for its classic looks and for putting...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,245
Posted By VtBlackDog
Put on a springer front end, that'll do it.:huh ...

Put on a springer front end, that'll do it.:huh

The Sporty of 1957 was the MOCO's answer to the invasion of British bikes, which were in turn killed off by rice burners from Japan. Yet the Sporty...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,833
Posted By VtBlackDog
tell that to dave barr.....:puke1

tell that to dave barr.....:puke1
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,172
Posted By VtBlackDog
MR-Cob, love that dog of yours! nice smugmug...

MR-Cob,
love that dog of yours!
nice smugmug gallery of photos, especially those winter ride shots:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,848
Posted By VtBlackDog
can almost smell him

can almost smell him
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By VtBlackDog
thanks for the input; it sounds like a good pick...

thanks for the input; it sounds like a good pick for my wife.

we thought about a 883, but its a bit too big (525 or so pounds) and pricey for her to feel comfortable with.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By VtBlackDog
instead of soda cans for markers, get some tennis...

instead of soda cans for markers, get some tennis balls and cut them in half. works real good.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By VtBlackDog
Honda VT600?

my wife is wants to start riding and has a co-worker with a minty 2005 Vt600 for sale.

pros?
cons?

smooth engine or buzzy? counter-balanced?

decent brakes? Carb or Efi? how heavy?

any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,701
Posted By VtBlackDog
had a corbin (and a sheepskin) on my Dr and...

had a corbin (and a sheepskin) on my Dr and once did a 13 hour day on it; its a good seat.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,280
Posted By VtBlackDog
um, 2007.:huh

um, 2007.:huh
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,489
Posted By VtBlackDog
Thumb thanks for the photo link; good stuff :clap ...

thanks for the photo link; good stuff :clap

(seeing the snow pics makes me really tempted take mine out if it warms up this weekend. winter and road salt just suck.)
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,489
Posted By VtBlackDog
And you didn't post a photo... :cry

And you didn't post a photo... :cry
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 28,509
Posted By VtBlackDog
wow! that looks like fun....so, do we each get a...

wow! that looks like fun....so, do we each get a package of steak sent to us????
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,017
Posted By VtBlackDog
check out peter forwood over on...

check out peter forwood over on horizonsunlimited.com; he's been literally around the world on a dresser, lots of good reading (and no "biker" hype)
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By VtBlackDog
Best build quality?

aside from the BMW 650 (which is a nice bike but I'm just too far from a dealer) and "exotic" bikes like the Husky, who has the best build quality in a thumper?

I"m thinking about getting back...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 44,177
Posted By VtBlackDog
"pixie boot wearing, dilly-cycle riding squid" ...

"pixie boot wearing, dilly-cycle riding squid"

that just rolls off the tounge! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 44,177
Posted By VtBlackDog
there is a lot of "image" around here.....all...

there is a lot of "image" around here.....all brands.

how many "loaded bike" photos do we see of Wee's or GS's with tons of gear, all for a week long trip? I think some guys have more money...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 346,144
Posted By VtBlackDog
thanks mtnhead! last wensday, in NH........ ...

thanks mtnhead!

last wensday, in NH........

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n75/hitecrednek/H----D/88.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 346,144
Posted By VtBlackDog
don't see this everyday..... ...

don't see this everyday.....

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n75/hitecrednek/scooterinvt.jpg

:loco
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 44,177
Posted By VtBlackDog
Harley Image?

the image of the countryside going by as I poke along on back roads on my FXST is the only "harley image" that I care about!

I've had other bikes, and the Softail suits me perfect; I like to just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,351
Posted By VtBlackDog
love the EFI; no cold blooded starting.... ...

love the EFI; no cold blooded starting....

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n75/hitecrednek/H----D/14.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,147
Posted By VtBlackDog
I had a Wee; the term "bland" was an...

I had a Wee; the term "bland" was an understatement.

I traded it for a DR650; much more personality. It was a blast on dirt roads and I liked the motor. I still miss her. I think you would like...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,852
Posted By VtBlackDog
another usesless thread of the "your bike sucks,...

another usesless thread of the "your bike sucks, mine is best" catagory.....

:knary
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By VtBlackDog
too late....

too late....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By VtBlackDog
starting in Norwich- take rt. 5 or I-91...

starting in Norwich-

take rt. 5 or I-91 north to Wells River

cross the river into Nh and pick up rt. 112, aka, Lost River Road to lincoln/woodstock. (Very twisty road. Stop for picknick lunch...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 1,076,829
Posted By VtBlackDog
great pics! sure wish HD would make a...

great pics!
sure wish HD would make a "scrambler" version of the sportster....
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,526
Posted By VtBlackDog
I see this thread is still around..... I...

I see this thread is still around.....

I just wanted to say to all you Harley-haters out there:

:ken
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,604
Posted By VtBlackDog
how about a photo of the rest of the bike? Looks...

how about a photo of the rest of the bike? Looks like you have some cool stuff going on.....

will running a rubber sporty on dirt roads w/ potholes and such make the motor mounts come loose?
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,526
Posted By VtBlackDog
the British taxed our tea...... the Japanese...

the British taxed our tea......

the Japanese made a sport out of tossing babies in the air and catching them on bayonets......

the Germans gassed a few million jews and "others"....

the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,526
Posted By VtBlackDog
you must be lost; the "scooter" section is...

you must be lost;

the "scooter" section is two floors down.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By VtBlackDog
this might (or might not) help; ...

this might (or might not) help;

www.moosalamoo.com
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,883
Posted By VtBlackDog
dumping the whole v-rod line would only bring...

dumping the whole v-rod line would only bring cheers from the HD faithful, myself included....

what I would like to see is the motor/suspension/frame from a buell with the styling of a sportster.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,561
Posted By VtBlackDog
I wish it would be real; too many bikes on the...

I wish it would be real; too many bikes on the market are all plastic/fugly/too big &tall / for my tastes.....

Sportster, Airhead, Bonnie- I like basic bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,895
Posted By VtBlackDog
how does it compare to a 883? More or less...

how does it compare to a 883? More or less comfort? top end power?
I love that it looks like a bike should look like.
.....I want a test ride!
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By VtBlackDog
I had a DR650 and test rode a F650; for me the...

I had a DR650 and test rode a F650; for me the DR was less buzzy at back road speeds,

but-

on the slab, my DR lost its manners and would get buzzy; so maybe the Beemer would win at higher...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,782
Posted By VtBlackDog
get the corbin AND a sheepskin; its worth it.

get the corbin AND a sheepskin; its worth it.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,238
Posted By VtBlackDog
I love the belt; I don't know how it would stand...

I love the belt; I don't know how it would stand up in mud/off road use, but one of the guys on here, I think his name is "beachbusker" (?) (try a seach) did lots of dirt riding on a big twin,...
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