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Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5,558
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Posted By draco_1967
That's what I was about to ssay! I had a...

That's what I was about to ssay! I had a screwdriver and a fuse puller. I was OK with that cause I hate those cheap, crappy tools...

My last tank was 77.6 MPG. Not too shabby. I don't care if...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,555
Posted By draco_1967
this!!!

this!!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 08:50 PM
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Views: 1,056,370
Posted By draco_1967
It might seem strong to me...my last two bikes...

It might seem strong to me...my last two bikes had drum brakes on the rear :)
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 1,056,370
Posted By draco_1967
I haven't experienced the weak brake syndrome...

I haven't experienced the weak brake syndrome that so many have mentioned. I have no problem locking up the rear if I want to.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,105
Posted By draco_1967
Hm...that screen looks familiar...:) Sent...

Hm...that screen looks familiar...:)

Sent from a Speak & Spell wired to a record player, a saw blade, a fork, and an umbrella.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6,336
Views: 2,498,709
Posted By draco_1967
I went on my first camping-off-the-bike trip last...

I went on my first camping-off-the-bike trip last week.
Here it is on the bike, in a huge dry bag:...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 326,984
Posted By draco_1967
I got my extra large tool tube bags today! They...

I got my extra large tool tube bags today! They fit like a glove, and are very well built. Thanks Brady!

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/NC700X/0508142012_zps5ir7xksw.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,370
Posted By draco_1967
How do you like those Tusk panniers? Sent...

How do you like those Tusk panniers?

Sent from a Speak & Spell wired to a record player, a saw blade, a fork, and an umbrella.
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,640
Posted By draco_1967
Radar Express - free weather radar. Glympse -...

Radar Express - free weather radar.
Glympse - free GPS tracking that can be sent to others (requires data connection)

Sent from a Speak & Spell wired to a record player, a saw blade, a fork, and...
Forum: Vendors 04-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 326,984
Posted By draco_1967
I just sent a PM for a small request. Need some...

I just sent a PM for a small request. Need some tool tube pouches :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,570
Posted By draco_1967
One coworker this morning: "It must be really...

One coworker this morning: "It must be really nice riding your motorbike on days like today!" (It's sunny and 60*)
Me: "Yep...but just about any day I can ride is nice!"

This guy is always the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,370
Posted By draco_1967
What bout the CTX platform? Much lower seat...

What bout the CTX platform? Much lower seat height.

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Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 1,056,370
Posted By draco_1967
I changed my rear Z8 at around 3500 due to a...

I changed my rear Z8 at around 3500 due to a couple of staples I managed to pick up. I discovered some kind of gunk in a few spots along the inside edge of the rim. It was what caused me to lose 1-3...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 516,563
Posted By draco_1967
What do fancy undies have to do with the FZ09? ...

What do fancy undies have to do with the FZ09?

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Forum: Vendors 03-23-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 144,301
Posted By draco_1967
They also appear on fleabay without the...

They also appear on fleabay without the indentations on the front:...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,555
Posted By draco_1967
I'd say leave the thinker off of the small logo. ...

I'd say leave the thinker off of the small logo.

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Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 1,056,370
Posted By draco_1967
Welcome to the fold! Glad you like it. Sent...

Welcome to the fold! Glad you like it.

Sent from a Speak & Spell wired to a record player, a saw blade, a fork, and an umbrella.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,538
Posted By draco_1967
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/21/serusude.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/21/serusude.jpg
Here is the control box I put together. It has 2 10A DC motor controllers and a power switch. So far, so good! I am loving the heat on these cold...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,538
Posted By draco_1967
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/08/usujetyg.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/08/usujetyg.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/08/y8uzyga7.jpg
I used black thread on the first 2 sections, then ran out, so I switched to mint green.
I put 4...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 73,538
Posted By draco_1967
I just finished wiring and sewing up my jacket. I...

I just finished wiring and sewing up my jacket. I used the nichrome method. Next I need to wire up a controller on my bike and I'll be good to go! Thanks for all of you who have pioneered the way!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 96,157
Posted By draco_1967
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/Trip%20to%20Bryce%202013/DSCN2823_zps8174152f.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 373,783
Posted By draco_1967
A little nap...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/NC700X/Butterfield%20Canyon%208-28/0828131844_zps0b6c402a.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By draco_1967
I removed mine. No vibrations so far. Sent...

I removed mine. No vibrations so far.

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Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,579
Posted By draco_1967
I have a Metzler Z8 with those arc grooves. At 5k...

I have a Metzler Z8 with those arc grooves. At 5k miles, they are noticeably cupped, and cause vibrations in turns, mostly at lower speeds.

Sent from a Speak & Spell wired to a record player, a...
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,555
Posted By draco_1967
The simplicity of having just this PDM is what...

The simplicity of having just this PDM is what makes me want one. I can see my current setup with wires, a fuse panel, a ground bar, a few relays, etc... and the Motobrain will clean up my setup....
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,555
Posted By draco_1967
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2013, 10:43 AM
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Views: 101,555
Posted By draco_1967
I love this idea! I posted it on the Nighthawk...

I love this idea! I posted it on the Nighthawk and NC700 forums.


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Yep, it's the NC700X Sent from a Speak &...

Yep, it's the NC700X

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Day 6 (Sunday, August 4) Time to head back...

Day 6 (Sunday, August 4)

Time to head back to the real world, or something. We packed up camp (all of my family), which took us until about noon. Then we stopped at The Bryce Canyon Pines. It was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Day 5 (Saturday, August 3) My wife wanted to...

Day 5 (Saturday, August 3)

My wife wanted to fish, so we went on bought her a one-day license.
Inside the Ruby’s Inn store, I saw this shirt:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Day 4 (Friday, August 2) ...

Day 4 (Friday, August 2)

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/Trip%20to%20Bryce%202013/Day%204/DSC_0243_zps5f5e6fc2.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Day 3 Up before the sun again ...

Day 3

Up before the sun again
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/Trip%20to%20Bryce%202013/Day%203/DSC_0151_zpsc63c5540.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
Day 2 ...

Day 2

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/Trip%20to%20Bryce%202013/Day%202/SunrisePano3_zps7cd4adf7.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By draco_1967
My First Motorcycle Camping Trip: A Family Reunion Near Bryce Canyon, UT

Note: This was my first motorcycle camping adventure, and I got to cheat big time! I met my family there. My parents had 2 RVs (I DID sleep in a tent), and had all the food. My bike was loaded with...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By draco_1967
I have a Trident case on my current phone, and...

I have a Trident case on my current phone, and had one on my last phone too. I drop my phone regularly, usually from 3-4', and I never had any damage so far. The Trident is NOT water or dust proof,...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 103,450
Posted By draco_1967
You definitely want to put a fuse in there too....

You definitely want to put a fuse in there too. Otherwise, there is nothing wrong with wiring directly to the battery.

Sent from my VS930 4G using Tapatalk 4 Beta
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 930,642
Posted By draco_1967
I have always liked the lines of the Seven-Fifty...

I have always liked the lines of the Seven-Fifty so much more than the US Nighthawk :tb

http://dogsville.es/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/cb750f_b.jpeg
http://motoride.sk/pictures/stroje/1755.3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 930,642
Posted By draco_1967
The later models did not have them. My 2003 did...

The later models did not have them. My 2003 did not have the lower drain. I don't know what year they made the change.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,186
Views: 2,404,712
Posted By draco_1967
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m130/draco_1967/Other/DSC_0171_zps32ee7f23.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,544
Posted By draco_1967
1982 CB650SC (or 750SC) with the 4-into-4 pipes...

1982 CB650SC (or 750SC) with the 4-into-4 pipes at 5-7k
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