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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,861
Posted By BikerDave
Rode my 1991 KLR 650 into town and back the long...

Rode my 1991 KLR 650 into town and back the long way, about 35 miles. Temps were in the 20's with some wicked high winds!! :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,089
Posted By BikerDave
I currently own 15 bikes including 4 Harleys,...

I currently own 15 bikes including 4 Harleys, Hondas...2 VT500FT's ,a CL350, a CB400F .......a Triumph Bonneville, an XS650 and TW200 Yamaha.....2 KLR650's,a Concours, a 250R Ninja. Obviously I have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,112
Views: 3,218,115
Posted By BikerDave
My KLR "Supermotour".........

My KLR "Supermotour".........
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 304,340
Posted By BikerDave
Here's my '83 mostly stock XS............it's my...

Here's my '83 mostly stock XS............it's my sixth XS since 1971
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,121
Posted By BikerDave
I've had my 2002 883R for two years now and I...

I've had my 2002 883R for two years now and I have to say it's one of the most fun bikes I've owned! Changed the seat, added highway pegs to stretch out when needed and it's good to go. If you're...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By BikerDave
The store over by Kampersville used to have good...

The store over by Kampersville used to have good creemees, haven't been over there this year yet........
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 614,059
Posted By BikerDave
My '02 XL883R Sportster ...

My '02 XL883R Sportster
http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/5082/pdrm0079.jpg

And my '05 FXD
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/8707/bjp7cgkkgrhquheuet3ub8t.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,913
Posted By BikerDave
Possible bad condenser or coil giving you a weak...

Possible bad condenser or coil giving you a weak spark under load?? +1 on having a good hot battery too, they won't run worth a damn with a weak one
Forum: Americas 03-29-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By BikerDave
Say goodbye to that rig if you leave it parked...

Say goodbye to that rig if you leave it parked around Montreal ! The car theft rate up there is off the charts...........:huh
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 614,059
Posted By BikerDave
Showing off my Harleys 2005 FXD Super Glide...

Showing off my Harleys

2005 FXD Super Glide

http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/8707/bjp7cgkkgrhquheuet3ub8t.jpg

2002 XL883R

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/584/pdrm0078.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,673
Posted By BikerDave
In November 1972 on a '72 DS7 Yamaha.... it...

In November 1972 on a '72 DS7 Yamaha.... it snowed on the way home!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 59,907
Posted By BikerDave
I guess my guilty pleasure would be my '02...

I guess my guilty pleasure would be my '02 Sportster. All I've ever heard about 883 Sportsters is that they are underpowered, slow, ill handling POS's..........then why do I enjoy my little 883R so...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,688
Views: 803,968
Posted By BikerDave
I love cheap bikes!! And I enjoy the whole...

I love cheap bikes!! And I enjoy the whole rebuilding/cleanup process so I guess that works well for me.........:D
Here's a few I've had/have. Unfortunately not many before pics......
1982...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,522
Posted By BikerDave
I often use my XL883R that way......but as an all...

I often use my XL883R that way......but as an all around beater I like my little VT500FT Ascot. Light, reasonably quick, shaft drive and NO chrome to worry about getting dirty!!! :D
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 152,531
Posted By BikerDave
Heres my beaters............ 82 XL500R ...

Heres my beaters............
82 XL500R
http://img207.imageshack.us/img207/6273/image007pu7.jpg
91 KLR650
http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/5596/image011at8.jpg
84 VT500 Ascot...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 33,130
Posted By BikerDave
Here's my 2000 Connie.......... ...

Here's my 2000 Connie..........
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/3986/pdrm0037.jpg
And yes.....EVERYONE knows red ones are faster..............
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 301,255
Posted By BikerDave
Thumb A truly beautiful story.....thank you!!

A truly beautiful story.....thank you!!
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,558
Posted By BikerDave
Any timeline on when these mystery 675's will be...

Any timeline on when these mystery 675's will be unveiled??
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,721
Posted By BikerDave
Out studying local history........ ...

Out studying local history........
http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/4549/6808009qi1.jpg
Checking out strange buildings....
http://img78.imageshack.us/img78/5126/uniquebuildingif9.jpg
and...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,558
Posted By BikerDave
THAT would be a great move!! FWIW, I get the...

THAT would be a great move!! FWIW, I get the feeling that the "biggest is best" phase is beginning to lose steam. The market for mid-size bikes is increasing and will continue to increase as more...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,558
Posted By BikerDave
Triumph has a winner with the 675 engine. Why...

Triumph has a winner with the 675 engine. Why would it be a major problem or require massive engineering expenditure to come up with a DS-style bike or a Su-mo type baby Tigger using that proven...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,558
Posted By BikerDave
Triumph 675??????

Ok, so when is Triumph gonna come out with a 675 Tiger for all us middle weight bike fans??? :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,688
Views: 803,968
Posted By BikerDave
Here's my 1984 Honda Ascot Vt500Ft that I got...

Here's my 1984 Honda Ascot Vt500Ft that I got barn fresh for $500. A good washing, a battery and a carb cleaning and she was good to go. Added an a windshield I had laying around and it makes a nice...
Forum: Face plant 09-23-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,337
Posted By BikerDave
Too funny!! (though I don't suppose the mouse...

Too funny!! (though I don't suppose the mouse thought so )
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,047
Posted By BikerDave
I've been riding for 44 of my 53 years. You know,...

I've been riding for 44 of my 53 years. You know, I don't think I'm scared when I ride. What I have is respect for the machine and what can happen if I don't respect it and it's abilities and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,136
Views: 565,028
Posted By BikerDave
My '82 XL500R......my first foray into...

My '82 XL500R......my first foray into "adventure" bikes!! Bought it for next to nothing a few years back and restored it. Definitely a fun ride!!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8,077
Views: 3,161,815
Posted By BikerDave
Latest vintage toy

Here's my latest vintage toy. I think I'm reliving my riding life, collecting one of every bike I ever owned back then..............:nod

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/2305/pdrm0039.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 965,154
Posted By BikerDave
What kind of bikes are you riding in these pics?...

What kind of bikes are you riding in these pics? Pretty good looking set ups!!
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 40,588
Posted By BikerDave
I use them in both my KLR and Concours. Seem to...

I use them in both my KLR and Concours. Seem to work just fine, no shakes or shimmies.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 37,466
Posted By BikerDave
:thumb :thumb :thumb :nod :nod

:thumb :thumb :thumb :nod :nod
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,804
Posted By BikerDave
Years ago I started out on a little Yamaha enduro...

Years ago I started out on a little Yamaha enduro (as they were known in those days!), then moved up to a "big" bike in 1974....an XS650 Yamaha. Rode all over hell and gone and never thought it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 30,884
Posted By BikerDave
Ummmm....52 yo., 43 years riding dirt and street,...

Ummmm....52 yo., 43 years riding dirt and street, 14 bikes currently in the barn and registered! The DMV sends me Christmas cards in thanks!!! :D It's an addiction I tell ya..............
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,004
Posted By BikerDave
Been there, done that...twice!! Like you , I was...

Been there, done that...twice!! Like you , I was a slow learner. At 52, my racing days are pretty much over....maybe!! :becca
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,025
Posted By BikerDave
Have you looked at the Triumph Sprint ST?? Great...

Have you looked at the Triumph Sprint ST?? Great looking , great sounding bike..........:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 49,519
Posted By BikerDave
Hmmmm.....1988 I was riding a 1984 Honda VF700...

Hmmmm.....1988 I was riding a 1984 Honda VF700 Sabre. Nice bike, but something new came along ...........:wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By BikerDave
Hey thanks! Thats exactly what I'm looking...

Hey thanks! Thats exactly what I'm looking for!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By BikerDave
"Trials Universal"style tires????

I'm looking for some tires for my old CL350 Honda that I'm bringing back from the dead. Preferably the original style "scrambler" or "trials universal" type. I can't seem to find anything like that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 137,416
Posted By BikerDave
:clap Great ride report!! My son is also heading...

:clap Great ride report!! My son is also heading for Cornell next year for grad school, he's an Electrical Engineering / Mathmatics major. Great riding in that area , you should enjoy it. If you...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,759
Posted By BikerDave
Well, VMD is over and no word from Triumph on a...

Well, VMD is over and no word from Triumph on a new 675........:cry
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,759
Posted By BikerDave
Yep....looks like Triumph bought into the "bigger...

Yep....looks like Triumph bought into the "bigger is better" BS........:puke1
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