Slash 2

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by danedg, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    This motorcycle just did a 300 mile roundtrip...yesterday and today.... 2UP!!!!
    Through the Catskills and down into the Delaware.....and back...
    Guess what?
    no problems.......... except leaving the fly rod behind
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  2. princess jamaica

    princess jamaica OLD DOG-NEW TRICKS

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    oh shit!!i think mine only has a fly wheel:eek1 but it still runs o.k.
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  3. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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    So if you packed the 'rod and it was jarred loose on a bumpy road... would you say the bike threw a fly rod?

    BTW: nice bags you have there.
    Do you have some excellent pics of the mounting brackets?
    I have a pair of Wixoms I'd love to hang on the bike but the mounts are unobtainium... thinking it's a DIY project.
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  4. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    Do you mean Wixom's like these?
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    One doesn't "throw", a fly rod.... it is "cast".
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  5. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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    yabut... well it was a poor joke at best, bit of a stretch.

    Anyway yes. Wixoms like those.
    Do you suppose I could 'borrow' those brackets? (joking again)
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  6. crazydrummerdude

    crazydrummerdude Wacky Bongo Boy

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  7. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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    Thanks for the link CDD. The pics make good reference.
    I may be able to adapt /5-Wixom brackets without too much trouble.
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  8. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    It just so happens I have a slightly rusted set of spare brackets that came with the bike. They're Buco specific, but with a wee bit of ingenuity.....:scratch

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  9. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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  10. datchew

    datchew Don't buy from Brad

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    That bike really REALLY does it for me.


    ...even without knobbies.
    Wow. Perfect.

    :knary:1drink
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  11. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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  12. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    It's clean... but does he ride it?
    :ear
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  13. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    This guy just picked up this R90.... he's in CA, and those might be the brackets you're looking for..... they look mighty familiar....:pynd
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  14. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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  15. Renner

    Renner combustophile

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    How could I not?
    It's a nice pic, several years old now.

    This pic is more current.
    Thanks all for the appreciative comments.
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  16. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    So....how many miles have you ridden that motorcycle?....
    What's her name?...
    :lurk
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  17. Chobro

    Chobro spinning the wheel

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    My /2 earlier this summer on a 200 mile round trip up to Pecos, NM from Abq.

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  18. datchew

    datchew Don't buy from Brad

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    Chobro, those are the first bags I've seen besides Carl's GIVI system that I actually like on a /2. (sorry Dan)

    They actually seem to blend, if that is the right word, with the bike. Short seat is a nice touch too.

    Renner has now convinced me that one of these days, I will have to get the sport tank on my /2. For now, I just need to get it built and running, but that tank with the solo seat makes it just look... kinda tough. Like it's muscular but still with the /2 elegance. I dunno, maybe that sounds weird, but it just fits, ya know?
    The big heinrich tanks are just too big. Too much of a good thing.
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  19. Rapid_Roy

    Rapid_Roy I'm tired.

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    Here is my R50. It isn't a /2, but most can't tell anyway.
    BTW, anybody who has restored one knows, it's a Cash 2!
    :lol3
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  20. danedg

    danedg Horizontally Opposed

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    Why would that not be a /2?
    With the Earl's, slingers, and that frame... it fits my definition of a 2....