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Old 08-05-2010, 04:13 PM   #2296
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Lead in the rear panners?
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Old 08-05-2010, 05:01 PM   #2297
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Thanks for playing. WRONG! hint ---seat height =36.6 in. Think big "H".
Must be a stolen Husky TE 610 or 630.
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Old 08-05-2010, 05:56 PM   #2298
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Thank you for making it fun for Me. WRONG ,but you are getting warm!
hint--- first gear ratio-14/33=2.357... sixth gear ratio-27/20=0.741.
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:31 PM   #2299
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Thank you for making it fun for Me. WRONG ,but you are getting warm!
hint--- first gear ratio-14/33=2.357... sixth gear ratio-27/20=0.741.
That's the way we welcome n00bs here at ADV, making fun of them. Well, also name calling, but thats only in JM.

Husaberg is the last brand I can think of and my last guess.
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:01 PM   #2300
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Last hint before I go to bed, golf tomorrow.

Whats yellow and made in 1997 and is a full race four valve sohc with 52 HP and is built like two other brands of M/C.
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Old 08-06-2010, 04:01 AM   #2301
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Ding Ding- a winner . I thought that would be a surprise to everybody. I havent seen the HUSABERG in any sig line. Cant wait to go thru it. The history and the mistique seduced me. You hit the nail on the head when you said I left out reliability in my criteria. Only time will tell. Even though it will surley go 100 mph, I only expect to do that for just a second.(or two). Cheap-only -1.5K- I just cant see myself lowsiding on a BMW or KTM and spending $300.00 on the tuperware. Cagiva 549 sold me on a KTM RFS ,and this is the bike that KTM copied it from . And there are not many for sale -much less for my price! Not titled or licensed-soo that is my first challenge. Momma took a picture of my first ride and left me out of the frame 4 out of 5 times. Doesnt speak panning I guess.
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:07 AM   #2302
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Ding Ding- a winner . I thought that would be a surprise to everybody. I havent seen the HUSABERG in any sig line. Cant wait to go thru it. The history and the mistique seduced me. You hit the nail on the head when you said I left out reliability in my criteria. Only time will tell. Even though it will surley go 100 mph, I only expect to do that for just a second.(or two). Cheap-only -1.5K- I just cant see myself lowsiding on a BMW or KTM and spending $300.00 on the tuperware. Cagiva 549 sold me on a KTM RFS ,and this is the bike that KTM copied it from . And there are not many for sale -much less for my price! Not titled or licensed-soo that is my first challenge. Momma took a picture of my first ride and left me out of the frame 4 out of 5 times. Doesnt speak panning I guess.
I only know of Husaberg from KTMInduro's epic ride report. He rode his through Borneo. A 2010. It must have been pretty reliable to survive that trip.
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Old 08-06-2010, 08:26 AM   #2303
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Ding Ding- a winner . I thought that would be a surprise to everybody. I havent seen the HUSABERG in any sig line. Cant wait to go thru it. The history and the mistique seduced me. You hit the nail on the head when you said I left out reliability in my criteria. Only time will tell. Even though it will surley go 100 mph, I only expect to do that for just a second.(or two). Cheap-only -1.5K- I just cant see myself lowsiding on a BMW or KTM and spending $300.00 on the tuperware. Cagiva 549 sold me on a KTM RFS ,and this is the bike that KTM copied it from . And there are not many for sale -much less for my price! Not titled or licensed-soo that is my first challenge. Momma took a picture of my first ride and left me out of the frame 4 out of 5 times. Doesnt speak panning I guess.
I want Pics!!!!
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:25 AM   #2304
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Saturday Morn BBQ meet(...meat)

Gonna be hot.....but the Q will be smokin too......

Meet up Saturday morn 8:45am at the Shell west Gatesville FM116 & Hwy84. On the rubber at 9am & get a little loopy on the way to Schoepf's in Belton at 11am. Get everybody back on the road home by 12:15-12:30
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:31 AM   #2305
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Gonna be hot.....but the Q will be smokin too......

Meet up Saturday morn 8:45am at the Shell west Gatesville FM116 & Hwy84. On the rubber at 9am & get a little loopy on the way to Schoepf's in Belton at 11am. Get everybody back on the road home by 12:15-12:30
I understand during this time of the year, they don't actually light a fire in the pit. Just the sun shining down on the black metal creates enough heat to cook everything.
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Old 08-06-2010, 12:37 PM   #2306
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OK, lets see ya go in to a Harley dealership and pick out a bike off the showroom floor, ie "stock Hardley" and try that......ain't gonna happen
Nope. Nothing like that guy's bike. But a stock Street Glide CVO (110 cu) can pull the front tire off as my friend once demonstrated. Impressive for a bike of that size and weight.

The better H-D drivers ain't running anything near stock for that reason. Add about $6-8k to any non-CVO bike to get top performance and about $1-3k for a CVO. Rough estimates.
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Old 08-06-2010, 03:41 PM   #2307
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Gonna be hot.....but the Q will be smokin too......

Meet up Saturday morn 8:45am at the Shell west Gatesville FM116 & Hwy84. On the rubber at 9am & get a little loopy on the way to Schoepf's in Belton at 11am. Get everybody back on the road home by 12:15-12:30
I'll try to show restraint in my time calculations.....IT IS HOT OUT THERE.
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Old 08-07-2010, 05:54 AM   #2308
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Sorry guys, I flunked pict .posting and all my comp. gurus are out of town.
Ghost flunked "entry form posting". Mr 2 Mch. cant control the weather. Life is still good!
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Old 08-07-2010, 03:18 PM   #2309
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Lead in the rear panners?
Been accused of that.
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Old 08-08-2010, 09:39 AM   #2310
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Florida rider visiting Houston and may have a day to rent and explore. Any suggestions on where to rent, and more important, thoughts on a couple of local sites to see? If I do get free it will only be for 1 day, but I have never been to Houston area and I don't mind riding a few miles to do a some exploring. What's to see from 2 wheels?

BTW, would it be too much to ask for a cold front mid next week?
I guess you were in last week and if so hope you made a ride.
If not or if'en you git back here.....
I'd suggest a Texas History Trip..... It will take you through a couple of regions here and while not the best of "Riding" I'm sure you'd find it enjoyable.... a Harley would make a nice bike for a leisurly ride looking at Historical sites.
Ideally you could go to the Alamo and then to see the San Jacinto Monument. However that would be best done with an avernight trip

Here is a link that has a map to follow and other good resources.
http://www.texasindependencetrail.com/index.aspx?page=5
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