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Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By motorhead748
duc 796

ive been thinking I want a smaller bike. I don't need anything and I certainly don't need a 3rd ducati. talk me out of it or not
Forum: Face plant 04-11-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,639
Posted By motorhead748
I concur with what has been said above. This...

I concur with what has been said above.
This happened to me a couple of months ago on my ural. Lady turns in front of me, I swerve but end up hitting her front bumper with the left rear shock area...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,942
Posted By motorhead748
I have had 2 concours, `99& `06 with a combined...

I have had 2 concours, `99& `06 with a combined total of 250K, both had about 125K on them when traded.
Other than oil & tires I bought 1 battery and 2 speedo cables.
Forum: Racing 03-17-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,374
Posted By motorhead748
this may be a great race at a great venue but...

this may be a great race at a great venue but they sure arnt fan friendly. I think I will pass.
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By motorhead748
mostly long trips.. Maintenance isnt much of an...

mostly long trips.. Maintenance isnt much of an issue as I do my own. Ducs included , I have a 1098 & a 748.
Insurance wont be much different as state farm goes by CC. But if I did trade 2 for 1 it...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By motorhead748
`12 1K strom vs `13 1200Multistrada

I come to the assylm for advice.
Last year after 250K on an older generation concours I replaced it with a `12 Strom 1K adv. I liked it, it was more comfortable run good enuff ....and was cheap....
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By motorhead748
Its my turn

I generally ride about 30K/yr and havnt had an incident in 10 yr
This past tuesday evening I was riding the Ural to look at a friends truck. I was headed north, She was headed south and made a left...
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,550
Posted By motorhead748
24,632 on my fleet. My lowest in several years.

24,632 on my fleet. My lowest in several years.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,350
Posted By motorhead748
But owning/riding a boring bike can kind of be...

But owning/riding a boring bike can kind of be like dating a fat chick. She will go out of her way to be sure and never let you down and will do things with/to you that no supermodel ever would. So a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,518
Posted By motorhead748
^^ ditto the 1098.. wait I live in ohio....where...

^^ ditto the 1098.. wait I live in ohio....where can I get a cable shortener?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By motorhead748
I got to thinking... If a mazda rotary is worth...

I got to thinking... If a mazda rotary is worth 2-6 cylinders just because of the cool factor ( I agree) then what about some of the other cool engines? ie: flathead fords with 3-97`s or a 327...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By motorhead748
I do like the part about putting your age in the...

I do like the part about putting your age in the equation. I had never seen that before.
I`m 54 which would make my CI = 2.74
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By motorhead748
gearhead cylinder index

Maybe your worth to the gearhead world can be judged by the # of cylinders you own/support. start counting, anything internal combustion, running or not spare engines , weed eaters etc. they all...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-03-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By motorhead748
kaw 90 charging?

I have a pretty nice 72 kaw 90 streetbike (dont know the model).
It doesnt seem to be charging correctly. It has a new battery which according to my DVM shows about 6.25V with key off. As soon as I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,056
Posted By motorhead748
They are a great bike, I`ve owned 2. A `99 that I...

They are a great bike, I`ve owned 2. A `99 that I put over 120K on and my `06 that is approaching 120K. Between both bikes I`ve spent less than $100 on repairs. I`ve never had any kind of issues on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By motorhead748
625 charging?

I rode my `04 smc 625 The other day in the dark. I may have had this problem a while and not noticed since I hadnt ridden this bike at nite ina while. The headlite brightness goes up and down. I put...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 11,917
Posted By motorhead748
I`m thinking I`m in as long as the weather is...

I`m thinking I`m in as long as the weather is reasonable, ie: temps above freezing and reasonably dry. and if I come my brother and buddy will most likely come. I would most likely ride the KLR...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By motorhead748
Im in sharonville. pm me when you get here.

Im in sharonville. pm me when you get here.
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,195
Posted By motorhead748
I have a MG V11 sport and a gear up. Both are...

I have a MG V11 sport and a gear up. Both are great for their intended uses. You will have a blast on the ural.
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,195
Posted By motorhead748
I have a MG V11 sport and a gear up. Both are...

I have a MG V11 sport and a gear up. Both are great for their intended uses. You will have a blast on the ural.
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