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Forum: Beasts Today, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Pretty sure Erik has no plans to jump on that...

Pretty sure Erik has no plans to jump on that marketing band wagon.

I could be wrong, but the Uly seemed to demonstrate that a lot of folks just want a competent, comfortable sport tourer (with...
Forum: Airheads Today, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,491
Views: 1,300,182
Posted By Lornce
Just do it. :thumb

Just do it.

:thumb
Forum: Canada Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,660
Posted By Lornce
Leave the old grey-beards alone, you. :ksteve ...

Leave the old grey-beards alone, you. :ksteve

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Budds-and-Bikes/i-WMWcCvv/0/L/IMG_1476-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Budds-and-Bikes/i-WMWcCvv/A)
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Not entirely certain, but iirc, the belt had seen...

Not entirely certain, but iirc, the belt had seen 22k miles. Tim's the second owner and was under the impression the tensioner had been modified to reduce belt tension (seems to be essential for belt...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,019
Posted By Lornce
Live a little, already. ...

Live a little, already.


http://www.corbin.com/news/012507a.jpg
Forum: Canada 09-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,660
Posted By Lornce
Did ya'all know Jacques (who along with Jen are...

Did ya'all know Jacques (who along with Jen are our new hosts at the Wolf Den) is also an Adventure Rider?

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-n4cMsRR/0/L/IMG_1496-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 202,308
Posted By Lornce
http://lornce.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-MhWCwc7/0/...

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-MhWCwc7/0/L/IMG_1486-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-MhWCwc7/A)




http://lornce.smugmug.com/Summer-2014/i-BZNXDM7/0/L/IMG_1492-L.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
A buddy replacing the belt on his '08 as we began...

A buddy replacing the belt on his '08 as we began a few day's ride in the rain. Turns out his "modified" tensioner wasn't all that modified.
...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5,629
Views: 480,926
Posted By Lornce
http://i697.photobucket.com/albums/vv331/MatthewGG...

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Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,785
Posted By Lornce
Good to see an R50/5 getting the love it...

Good to see an R50/5 getting the love it deserves.

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 82,272
Posted By Lornce
Let's see if this is fixable so's we can all see...

Let's see if this is fixable so's we can all see that sweet 1190RX. :evil




Success!

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Canada 09-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 357,451
Posted By Lornce
Dainease Touring Boots 46/11.5 Black. ...

Dainease Touring Boots 46/11.5 Black.

Located in Hamilton, Ontario.

Prefer pick up but could ship.

$100 plus the ride.

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Bike-Parts/i-67PGkBZ/0/L/IMG_1461-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lornce
Spend a day going through the wiring while...

Spend a day going through the wiring while cleaning/deoxidizing every electrical connection and prepping with Vaseline or dielectric grease.
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By Lornce
Non-original paintwork ruins it for me. A '78 S...

Non-original paintwork ruins it for me. A '78 S should be smoke red with gold pins. Like this:

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/BMW%20R%20100S%2078.jpg


In spite of what the seller...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
I prefer the stock gearing, too. If I need...

I prefer the stock gearing, too.

If I need to rev it up I'll just hold onto a lower gear a little longer. Once on a highway it's nice to have 5th gear act like a 5th gear. Compared to the tube...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
They're a completely unsung motorcycle gem. The...

They're a completely unsung motorcycle gem. The Uly has the best chassis for all around use of any of the Buells, imho. It excels at scratching, touring or just commuting. It's razor sharp, solid as...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
1. Compared to any tube frame Buell sold since...

1. Compared to any tube frame Buell sold since about '96, the Uly is absolutely flat in the midrange. (I have both)

2. S1's and S2's have always been gorgeous motorcycles.

3. Erik Buell could...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Kinda' late to the party, dumbass. :brow ...

Kinda' late to the party, dumbass. :brow


:lol3
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Don't scratch that fender! :rofl

Don't scratch that fender!

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
That looks good! :thumb

That looks good!

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 608,713
Posted By Lornce
Always nice to see a unique Laverda. :thumb Not...

Always nice to see a unique Laverda. :thumb Not a UJM by any stretch.

But let's not forget their first real foray into modern motorcycles was more or less a scaled-up, reverse engineered replica...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 608,713
Posted By Lornce
We call that "trigger discipline". It's the...

We call that "trigger discipline".

It's the reason I sold my GSX-R.

:lol3
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Lornce
Thanks for your efforts with the helmet...

Thanks for your efforts with the helmet transport, Holly.

And nice to finally meet you.

:wave
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
More on 1190 SX's remarkable fuel mileage... ...

More on 1190 SX's remarkable fuel mileage...

Just watched another video from Australia with a guy riding the SX and it clearly shows a real time fuel consumption display on the dash.

You know...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
I'm in Hamilton, just the other side of Lago...

I'm in Hamilton, just the other side of Lago Erie.

What colour's your fender?

:ear
Forum: Canada 09-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,783
Posted By Lornce
Reading are hard. :lol3 St. George Arms...

Reading are hard. :lol3

St. George Arms (https://plus.google.com/112895256875264164236/about?gl=ca&hl=en) is beautiful down town St. George.

:D
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
I've got an X and I'd be happy to trade the X...

I've got an X and I'd be happy to trade the X beak and for protector spats for an XT front fender.

:ear
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Read a Cycle World review yesterday of the 1190SX...

Read a Cycle World review yesterday of the 1190SX and they mentioned that EBR is planning to use the AX's swingarm to hold additional fuel.

:1drink
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
How long does that combination last? :ear

How long does that combination last?

:ear
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,390
Posted By Lornce
Haven't ridden an airhead in nearly five years...

Haven't ridden an airhead in nearly five years but may pull one out next spring. Does anybody ride on Bridgestone S-11 Spitfires anymore?

:ear
...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Hugh, You appear to be a fairly...

Hugh,

You appear to be a fairly knowledgeable individual. To what do you attribute the mileage difference between the '06/'07 Ulys and the '08/'09 models?

Are they geared differently or are...
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Lornce
Good work, Holly. We'll see you in St....

Good work, Holly.

We'll see you in St. George on Wednesday night at 7:00.


:wave
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Lornce
Might be four or five if we meet at the St....

Might be four or five if we meet at the St. George Arms instead.

That's in St. George.

:1drink
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 104,783
Posted By Lornce
Sure. That works, too. St. George Arms it...

Sure. That works, too.

St. George Arms it is, in beautiful down town St. George.


:thumb
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
Here in Ontario Shell and Esso still sell 91...

Here in Ontario Shell and Esso still sell 91 octane fuel without ethanol. That's usually what I run in my '09 Uly. It's uncanny how consistently it burns 5L/100kms which is 56-57mpg imperial or 47mpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 608,713
Posted By Lornce
Wow. :huh

Wow. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 608,713
Posted By Lornce
Exactly. :deal

Exactly.

:deal
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Lornce
Ah, no. The later nikasil barrels have a...

Ah, no.

The later nikasil barrels have a ridge or shoulder that fits a corresponding recess in the later blocks.

That ridge/shoulder needs to be turned off to fit earlier 99mm blocks.

Here's...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,223
Posted By Lornce
Decline and fall, man. Decline and fall... ...

Decline and fall, man. Decline and fall...

http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs18/i/2007/204/7/f/The_End_is_Near_by_Amethystic.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,415
Views: 929,088
Posted By Lornce
You guys love your bikes. That's good and I...

You guys love your bikes. That's good and I understand that. I love mine, too.

But, if "there are guys here who have overcome the fuel issue with aux tanks", then someone at Buell Motor Co....
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