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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:39 AM
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Posted By skychs
Trip

Hey guys ....
First let me say thanks to everyone who has responded. It's good to know the inmates west of the Mississippi are as great as the East Coast.

Since Mark and I don't have any solid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By skychs
Fortrider, thanks for the information and...

Fortrider, thanks for the information and invitation.. I will talk to Mark.

Here is a photo of Mark and his new S10. It's been well armored since he picked it up.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By skychs
Tires

Thanks for the information. I will send Tfoger a message to see if he is available for a tire change. I will keep you posted.
Chuck

I couldn't find anything on Tfoger. Can you IM me the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By skychs
Well said. I look forward to getting in a couple...

Well said. I look forward to getting in a couple rides together. Nice bike.



Jeremy, you have a valid point. Like I said before, the easy part is done. The hard part is going to be the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By skychs
Coming to Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Montana.

Hello from the East Coast, VA.

A friend and I (commercial pilots) are headed your way mid July for some riding. I ride a 1200GS. Mark rides a Super Tenere. We are experienced riders looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Thanks again guys. After working on the tank for...

Thanks again guys. After working on the tank for awhile I decided to see what it looks like on the bike. Not bad.

I'm 85% done. Cables. Handlebars. Headlight. Final adjustments left to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
For now I'm working on putting the Uni air...

For now I'm working on putting the Uni air filters on.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Fuel tank

Ha Ha ......
You guys are killing me. If I had a stent I would shove it in there.

I tried the heat, soaking it in hot water, spray cleaners, wires and hangers. That crap is in there to stay...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Carb cleaner

Good catch Jeff. Thanks. I didn't get home last night (this morning) until around 2:00 am. Im still working on my first cup of coffee.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 06:54 AM
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Posted By skychs
Thanks guys. I think I'll combine the two...

Thanks guys. I think I'll combine the two suggestions.
I will soak/warm the two ports then try the brake cleaner. Excellent ideas.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Help with fuel tank. The CL350 fuel tank...

Help with fuel tank.

The CL350 fuel tank came out nice on the inside but the two crossover ports on the bottom are plugged up. I have tried hangers, wires on a Dremmel tool, guitar strings...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2015, 09:31 AM
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Posted By skychs
It stands on its own. I think the easy part is...

It stands on its own. I think the easy part is done. Now comes all the tedious small parts and electrical harness. Time to roll it into a corner and take a break.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
riding

+1 Sorry for the news.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34,079
Views: 2,157,791
Posted By skychs
It has form. [emoji2] Sorry, I get excited...

It has form. [emoji2] Sorry, I get excited when I move on to a new step. Time to put it back together.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2015, 03:37 AM
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Posted By skychs
Glen Allen

There are tons of fun roads NW of Glen Allen. Just head North West (around Hwy 33) to Montpeliar, Beaverdamn, Mineral, Lousia and around Lake Anna. All good evening rides. I recommend Tims at Lake...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By skychs
filter

Thanks everyone.

I don't want to add any holes to the air box. It may disrupt or alter the air flow.

I went to Home Depot, they didn't carry the 3M 5200. Mail order only.

I didn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2015, 05:02 AM
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Posted By skychs
Need recommendations. Back in 1969 the...

Need recommendations.

Back in 1969 the air filters were permanent. You just bought the entire filter assembly. Two sell for $108. So .... I took the darn thing apart. My plan is to put a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Nova Scotia

Nice job Eddy. I never made it to the north side of the island. Now Im sorry I missed it. I loved the little guy traveling with you. I will have to look for something similar for my trip in July....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2015, 09:31 AM
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Posted By skychs
Booth

Thanks for the heads up. I may have experienced some of that. Found some black soot like powder on my kitchen counter. Nothing awful. Don't ask me what came out of my nose! :D



Guy was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By skychs
paint booth

Just curious .....
Im ready to start painting my CL350. I pushed the bikes out of the garage and primed the parts in there. Made a mess. Lesson learned. Now Im thinking about getting some thin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-12-2015, 04:03 AM
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Posted By skychs
Nova Scotia

Welcome back Eddy. Looking forward to the report. That's one of my favorite trips. Did you run into Mike?

DC Traffic .... Welcome to my world. That's my weekly commute. You have to time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By skychs
classic rides

Sounds good. Im off the 17th and 18th. I want to see that Kawasaki out on the road too. Love that bike. Tell Rick we said hello.

Anyone else?

Sic Semper Tyrannis .....
I took the XT600 out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 02:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
bearings

I found two different numbers.

Product number: 50301268000

CMS Product Number: HO0134.0224

One of those?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 02:01 PM
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Posted By skychs
305's

Guy ....
Thanks for the info. I will pass it on to Marty. Are you referring to ball bearings or tapered bearings. I think he wants to find some tapered bearings.

Jeremy ......
Your not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By skychs
305's

Thanks guys.....
The 305 Super Hawk is running great. The 305 Dream runs well but the steering head bearings are shot. Horrible ride. Marty is trying to find some taper bearings for it. Not sure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By skychs
Had a classic day today on two 305's and the...

Had a classic day today on two 305's and the CB900. Ahhh. Everything is running well.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34,079
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Posted By skychs
Hwy 56

Manganos ......
Be careful. You perked the Rocketmans attention when you mention Hwy 56. He knows that road like the back of his hand, hyper pro shocks or not. :deal

Jeremy ......
It's a two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By skychs
POS Honda

Im starting to worry. This make the 3rd Honda in my garage. :lol3 I have to start somewhere. I need a bigger garage.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By skychs
fenders

The old, and this was after I cleaned it up. It was nasty.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By skychs
Chrome Shop

Hanlon Plating Co.
925 E. Fourth St
Richmond VA 23224

804 233-2021

Exit 73 off of I-95.

If you remember the before photos, the chrome was a mess. Pitted and bubbled. It now looks very...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By skychs
Chrome fenders and exhaust Heat guard are done. ...

Chrome fenders and exhaust Heat guard are done. Frame is out getting sand blasted. Chrome was done locally.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By skychs
Upgraded suspension, exhaust and carb. I watched...

Upgraded suspension, exhaust and carb. I watched the bike roll in. Very impressed. I want one!

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2015, 11:05 AM
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Posted By skychs
Tank

Thanks Guy. Can't wait to see it. Wish I could post some bike pics. Limited WiFi here. See you next week.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By skychs
The Spaniards love their motorcycles. Electric...

The Spaniards love their motorcycles. Electric motorcycles. Plug and charge.
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By skychs
Cl350

Couple update photos

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By skychs
topics

Dan.....
Welcome back. Would love to join you one day. Looks like fun. Not sure about the off road experience. :muutt:muutt

Eddy.....
Why don't you take you new "Retro" bike to the show? ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2015, 04:53 AM
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Posted By skychs
Spring Fling

As short as it was .... great time at Natural Bridge for Morton's Spring Fling. Once again Jeff Munn did an excellent job presenting his journey on the TAT.

Halfplate .... the XT600 is ready...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By skychs
Todays Ride

Hey Zacker .......
Count me in for at least the morning. I will probably head home after lunch. I still have to pack for Natural Bridge tomorrow. I'd like to ride over and hear Jeff's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34,079
Views: 2,157,791
Posted By skychs
Fuse block

Guy,
I wish I knew you had the relays. I bought mine from Morton's. Ouch. I used the Centech fuse blocks on the GS and GW. No problems so far. Solid unit. Switched and unswitched.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34,079
Views: 2,157,791
Posted By skychs
Stove

MSR WhisperLite Universal Backpacking Stove

http://www.rei.com/product/830342/msr-whisperlite-universal-backpacking-stove

WhisperLite Universal burns a variety of fuels available worldwide—it...
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