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Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,828
Posted By Davidc83
cruiser bikes

I have a 2007 Suzuki C50 Boulevard which I bought new in 2007 with only 1 mile on the odometer. Now, 72,000+ miles later it still starts the first time, every time. I have changed the battery once on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,027
Posted By Davidc83
weather

It was 17'F this morning in south-central Indiana, and I-80 is in NORHTERN Indiana. Burhhhh. Like other guys on here, take I-95 south to I-10 in northern Florida and ride west. However, there were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,521
Posted By Davidc83
bikes

Suzuki GW250 series, Honda NC700x, Bmw 650gs, bmw 700, bmw 800.
What do you want in displacement: less than 700 CCs or less than 1000CCs.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 22,621
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Well, I did part of the HNF ride last year on the NC700, going was no problem, it was the dang stopping with those street tires. Any type of pressure on the back brake and the thing would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 22,621
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Great pics Mark. Sorry I missed the ride, but the NC700 doesn't like gravel roads/trails with street tires. Someone got a nice buck-no, not muzzleloader-Indiana is in Archery season, including...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 94,310
Posted By Davidc83
kickdown

What/where is this Kickdown thing this weekend?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,509
Posted By Davidc83
gun

I have considered getting a black powder revolver for such situations. You get at least 6 shots and 44 or 45 caliber makes big holes and permit is not required for black powder handguns.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 280,187
Posted By Davidc83
FYI: it is NOT a half an engine from a Honda...

FYI: it is NOT a half an engine from a Honda Fit-urban legend.....Rumor started when an engineer from Honda stated it shared some technology from a Honda Fit engine; however, every gasoline powered...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
Was this the location where the road goes thru...

Was this the location where the road goes thru the creek? When I was a teenager, we took our cars to a location just south/southeast of commisky where the road goes thru the creek and we would wash...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 94,310
Posted By Davidc83
Starting Jan 1, 2015, in Indiana, no one under 16...

Starting Jan 1, 2015, in Indiana, no one under 16 will be allowed to operate any type of motorized scooter/moped. Also, all scooters/moped (including under 49cc) must be registered with a license...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
I wish insurance was also required for mopeds....

I wish insurance was also required for mopeds. How would you like a moped running into the side of your car and they don't have insurance...same as taking a 100lb bowling ball and throwing it into...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 1,101,544
Posted By Davidc83
If you go to...

If you go to http://www.nc700-forum.com/forum/cmps_index.php
you can find many posts on which seats riders are using. Consensus-no perfect replacement-different strokes for different folks. The...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,755
Posted By Davidc83
bike

Depending on how you ride if you hit the rev limiter. If you shift when you are suppose to in the bike's best rpm range(4000-4500) rpms, you wont hit the rev limiter. 14,000 miles on mine so far and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 1,101,544
Posted By Davidc83
That is correct; trimming was only required of...

That is correct; trimming was only required of the 2012 model. After complaints, the engineered slightly redesigned the rear panels (they made the notches in the side panels when molded) for the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 355,662
Posted By Davidc83
snake

I know Copperheads swim. Don't know if copperheads are in Florida though. They are mean little suckers too and poisonous to boot.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-30-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By Davidc83
Amen brother!! I have a bike I keep stored in...

Amen brother!! I have a bike I keep stored in Florida with Florida license plates-$45 a year. My bikes in Indiana cost me $150 for one and over $200 for the other (and neither are $$$$$$$ bikes-one...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By Davidc83
tires

shinkotiresdirect.com has numerous tires in that size.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,179
Posted By Davidc83
burger

My two buddies and myself got there about 1230pm and the line was at least 1/4 mile down the road-maybe longer. No way I am staying in line that long to order a burger than wait in line to pay for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 94,310
Posted By Davidc83
I am thinking about heading that way, depends on...

I am thinking about heading that way, depends on how long it takes to do the valves checks that morning.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
Zeede, check out www.f650.com...

Zeede, check out www.f650.com (http://www.f650.com) (this is the website for the thumper F650-same as your g650gs). Someone on there may have the wiring diagram.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
Zeede, that power outlet is constant on, or it...

Zeede, that power outlet is constant on, or it was on my 2009 G650gs. I used the port to power my portable air pump when I checked tire pressure.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 1,101,544
Posted By Davidc83
3000rpms in 6th gear is around 58-59mph. 61-62mph...

3000rpms in 6th gear is around 58-59mph. 61-62mph is at 3100rpm.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
Bought my NC700x from there last June (bought my...

Bought my NC700x from there last June (bought my C50 back on 07 when they were at the old place). Good vibes there-I drive 3 hours to Thompsons instead of buying local (Near Henryville). You guys...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
Hey ec90t, you work at Thompson's Motorsports...

Hey ec90t, you work at Thompson's Motorsports over there?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
bmw

Here was my setup, straight from the back, with the givi clone top box and the Givi E21s side cases:

http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/BMW%20Upgrades/upgrades2.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
Same top box now on the new bike: ...

Same top box now on the new bike:

http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Photo-0268_zpsbea98e64.jpg (http://s367.photobucket.com/user/davidc83/media/Photo-0268_zpsbea98e64.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
When I was on the Blueridge, I averaged 84mpg for...

When I was on the Blueridge, I averaged 84mpg for the Blueridge/Skyline drive-3 days of riding on them, but then the Blueridge is 45mph for 480+ miles and skyline drive is 30-35mph for 100+ miles.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
Well, my givi clone has lasted for 40,000+ miles...

Well, my givi clone has lasted for 40,000+ miles in less than 5 years (it now has been on 3 different bikes), nothing broken on it, but then I don't try to load a refrigerator in them and I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
While not a Givi, my topbox is a 41L Givi clone:...

While not a Givi, my topbox is a 41L Givi clone: The side bags are Givi (22 L)
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Gettysburg/Andrews_Blueridge_May_2012/SANY0061.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,256
Views: 519,270
Posted By Davidc83
g650gs

Question for you 2009 G650gs owners:

Did any of you 2009 G650gs owners buy your bike from Thompson Motorsports in Terra Haute Indiana within the past 10 months? I saw one for sale last summer...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 261,088
Posted By Davidc83
bike

Talk to a Harley Rep at the motorcycle show in Indy last week (he is part of their MSF/training program). He stated the training centers would get the first bikes and then dealers in the south would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
trail

The Knobstone trail from Borden to Hwy 56 is not part of the Hoosier National Forest. In that area it is part of the Clark Forestry, and there is a horse trail which runs parallel to the Knobstone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 1,146,321
Posted By Davidc83
I live close to that area, and us horse riders...

I live close to that area, and us horse riders hate it when motorcyclists and atvers illegally ride the knobstone. I got dumped off my horse due to a girl riding an atv on the horse trail next to the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 81,941
Posted By Davidc83
The gas cap under the seat really is no big deal,...

The gas cap under the seat really is no big deal, and if you go to the nc700 forum, many an owner have found easy work arounds if packing for long trips. You can easy bungee cord around the pillon...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 94,310
Posted By Davidc83
Sorry man, middle of week is bad for me going to...

Sorry man, middle of week is bad for me going to the movies. I would have liked to see it though.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 81,941
Posted By Davidc83
GPS, multiple cages, and since most of it is on...

GPS, multiple cages, and since most of it is on the Interstate-Mile Markers. I have been doing this commute for 15+ years
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 18,575
Posted By Davidc83
Coming from N Ky or Cincy, you don't have to ride...

Coming from N Ky or Cincy, you don't have to ride the Interstate to get to St. Croix.
You can take the river road out of Lawrenceburg, IN (I think it is Hwy 156 over to Vevay, take HWY 56 all the...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,912
Posted By Davidc83
battery

Most of your complaints are common knowledge with motorcycle batteries. Most people I know who have shipments which require a signature, have the items delivered to the place of employment-again, a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 81,941
Posted By Davidc83
My odometer is right on. My 76 mile round trip...

My odometer is right on. My 76 mile round trip for work shows 76 miles on the NC700x. The speedo is the most accurate speedo I had on 6 different bikes. When my GPS states 70mph, my speedo is reading...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-16-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,901
Posted By Davidc83
dealer

Join the Abate organization in Florida (you can probably do it on their website), about $25 per year. You can then contact the Abate lawyer and inform him of the situation (free service for Abate...
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