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Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By vwone
Vincent Around America

This is a friend of a friend and he is riding around the country to raise some money.
http://www.thebikersgarage.com/burt-wellefords-legendary-vincent-ride-around-america-2013/


Maybe we can...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,021
Posted By vwone
So I own a 2002 BMW R1150R (The Gentleman’s bike)...

So I own a 2002 BMW R1150R (The Gentleman’s bike) and a 2008 XB12XT (The Hooligan bike).

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 27,413
Posted By vwone
I also ride a Buell and couldn't agree more with...

I also ride a Buell and couldn't agree more with the original post. Every time I go to that area I run into the same thing. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 8

Day 8
Temps: 60-80
Wind: Gusting
Mileage: 366 miles

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day8mapSmall.jpg

After a good nights rest and a shower, I felt like a new man on...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 7

Day 7
Temps: 60-100
Wind: low
Mileage: 377

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day7mapSmall.jpg

We woke up to another great view in the Moab and we were ready to get...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 6

Day 6
Temps: 60-100
Wind: almost nothing
Mileage 455

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day6mapSmall.jpg

After a great night of sleeping by a small stream, we got up...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 5

Day 5
Temps 50-90
Wind was low
Miles 315

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day5mapSmall.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Hey Tony, good to see you on here. It looks like...

Hey Tony, good to see you on here. It looks like that was your first post on ADV, welcome to the Asylum! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 4

Temps 30-95 (white out conditions)
Wind 30-40 mph
Miles 348

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day4mapSmall_zps16d7d397.jpg

So day four was here and we were still going...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 3

Day 3
364 miles
Temps 30-95 degrees
http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day3mapSmall_zps4c438ea9.jpg

The third day was going to be another big mileage day with some site...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Day 2

Day 2
741 miles
Temps 70-90 degrees
http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day2mapSmall_zps55eeeff5.jpg

The second day of this trip was going to be another great day with a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By vwone
Three ABR Riders head west, 5800 miles and 15 states in 11 days!

The greatest trip of my life!
http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/ABR%20West/Day1ASmall_zps8faea58c.jpg
Background
The three of us, pictured here, ride with the ABR Riders (Alf’s Bar...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,578
Posted By vwone
They have not said a word to me, to be honest I...

They have not said a word to me, to be honest I don't want to constantly hunt for gas stations. I really like my Buell and my only complaint is the fuel mileage.

So before the conversation gets...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,578
Posted By vwone
Long haul/iron butt Buell XB questions,

I have been invited to go on a ride from Charlotte NC to Colorado and back with some friends. One guy is on a gold wing and another on a 1200GS, both bikes are capable of going +200 miles on a tank. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,862
Posted By vwone
I like my Buell

I like my Buell XB12XT, I have had great luck with it and every time I ride that bike I can't wait to ride it again.

You might find this story of interest from Motorcycle Daily,
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 26,523
Posted By vwone
I miss my F800st

I haven’t spent much time on a wee but I did own an F800st for a year and I now own a Buell XB12Xt.


I will probably buy another F800st at some point. Here is why, the safety features alone are...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,982
Posted By vwone
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Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,780
Posted By vwone
Pics of my XB12XT

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/XB12XT/129282.jpg

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/XB12XT/129283.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 12-12-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6,507
Views: 1,304,885
Posted By vwone
Hi Lornce, Yes it sounds great! I was on the...

Hi Lornce,
Yes it sounds great! I was on the fence because I really liked the sound of the original bike but it was time for a change and I love those pipes!

By the way you are partly...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,507
Views: 1,304,885
Posted By vwone
1975 r90/6

Some updated pics of me doing what I love to do!

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/r90/137375.jpg

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/r90/137378.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 16,097
Posted By vwone
So I just turned 40 and I bought a Buell when I...

So I just turned 40 and I bought a Buell when I was 38. A fantastic bike, I love riding the thing and torque is very addictive. I will keep that bike as long as I can keep it running.


The...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By vwone
So I have 15,000 miles on my XB12XT and I have...

So I have 15,000 miles on my XB12XT and I have nothing but good things to say about it.

I recently hit a deer with it and the bike did extremely well!!! I rode away from the scene and parts were...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By vwone
Update!

Thanks for the replies!!

The airhead is back on the road!!!

So after grounding the DF and still not getting a GEN light, I pulled the tank and proceeded to check the voltage regulator and I...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By vwone
No GEN light on my 1975 R90/6

Hi everyone,

So I am not getting my GEN light to come on when I turn the ignition on and I am looking for advice. I searched this site and I tried everything that I found and I still don't have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,897
Posted By vwone
My F800ST has been the best mpg bike I have...

My F800ST has been the best mpg bike I have owned. I learned the trick to that bike is to stay under 60mph.

Several times when I had went to the parkway for the day and I would get 60+mpg. Then...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By vwone
Thanks everyone for the replies! I had no...

Thanks everyone for the replies!

I had no idea even where to start, my dad passed away in the 80's and this is the only photo of any bike he had. I remember he had an AMF Harley of some sorts in...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,219
Posted By vwone
Help identifying a bike,

Hi all,

A family member recently pulled out a picture of a motorcycle that my father owned years ago and I was wondering if you guys could ID this bike?

I would like to add one to my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 3,319,056
Posted By vwone
Pics of a local bike night

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/080911021.jpg
http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/080911023.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,951
Posted By vwone
The seat was a factory seat and I made the back...

The seat was a factory seat and I made the back rest using a triumph sissy bar back pad.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 107,006
Posted By vwone
Sparkymoto, that is one of the best cafe racers I...

Sparkymoto, that is one of the best cafe racers I have seen! Great job on the bike, you should be proud of it.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,951
Posted By vwone
Mrbreeze, here are some pics for you. All...

Mrbreeze, here are some pics for you.

All three cases with the back rest and without the windshield, this pic was taken some where in WV....
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,951
Posted By vwone
So my first bike as an adult was a Triumph...

So my first bike as an adult was a Triumph America and I rode it all over the south east. I sold it with ~15,000 miles and loved every minuet of it.

So for touring I hated it to begin with, the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,834
Posted By vwone
Congrats! I recently brought back to life a 1950...

Congrats! I recently brought back to life a 1950 WL, the first Harley I have ever laid my hands on. There is something about bringing an old bike to life after it has been sitting for years.

You...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,148
Posted By vwone
Another view point

So I have some experiences with two bikes that have been previously mentioned and one bike that I would not consider in this category. My riding is commuting in Charlotte NC and about every other...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,507
Views: 1,304,885
Posted By vwone
My favorite pic of my Airhead

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/r90/img_4732Small.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 52,523
Posted By vwone
http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/tri...

http://i462.photobucket.com/albums/qq342/vwone/trip08/trip08003Small.jpg
Forum: Face plant 10-01-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,698
Posted By vwone
Very sorry!!!!

Very sorry!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,245
Posted By vwone
Fantastic Report!

Fantastic Report!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,254
Posted By vwone
1975 R90/6 Dragon

All of these photos are great! I must have seen five or six airheads on the parkway yesterday. Here is my Killboy Dragon photo from last year. ...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 553,635
Posted By vwone
Welding Question

I am new to welding and I bought a Hobart Handler 187(220v) welder. I am using the flux core wire that came with the welder and I am using the setup recommendation for the 1/16 3/4"x3/4" steel square...
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