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Forum: Face plant 09-06-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,477
Posted By Usk Coastie
On 08/10/2010 we lost our son Chris to a similar...

On 08/10/2010 we lost our son Chris to a similar accident. He was on the wrong side of the double in a curve and hit an F-250 towing a travel trailer. He was dead at the scene. His helmet was found...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,965
Posted By Usk Coastie
Too bad you don't make them for short FF's like...

Too bad you don't make them for short FF's like me a 54 waist x 28 inseam. Finally found some from the UK in that size but keep in mind that not everyone is in the "standard" size ranges.
I applaud...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,445
Posted By Usk Coastie
You can always go for a classic naked wing, i.e....

You can always go for a classic naked wing, i.e. a Valkyrie. They're heavy but something about that flat 6 cyl engine sitting out under the tank with NO plastic just screams road trip!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 60,035
Posted By Usk Coastie
Late 50s early 60s BSA 250 with right hand shift....

Late 50s early 60s BSA 250 with right hand shift. Owned it while in the USAF in Tucson AZ during the early 70s
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,056
Posted By Usk Coastie
If you think the road is narrow on a bike try it...

If you think the road is narrow on a bike try it in a motorhome towing a Jeep. Wife and I drove this highway last winter to Cabo and back. Of the 1200 miles from the US border to Cabo 600 miles are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,208
Posted By Usk Coastie
If you get a chance check out the Hot Springs in...

If you get a chance check out the Hot Springs in Chalice ID. They look like they may be close to your route. Good camping along the river and the pools are great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,947
Posted By Usk Coastie
" Well we're going to have to change out the...

" Well we're going to have to change out the Freon in your AC cause its worn out. The freezones have quit working and thats what makes the Freon cool." :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Hacks 07-13-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,257
Posted By Usk Coastie
I'll be down from Usk on Friday and probably...

I'll be down from Usk on Friday and probably Saturday as well. My rig is for sale as the 94 sportster puts my hands to sleep after an hour or so. Hope to see you all there.


Tom
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By Usk Coastie
Ramdomroad I have a 1994 Sportster with a Liberty...

Ramdomroad I have a 1994 Sportster with a Liberty Sidecar. You can find my add on the Spokane Craigs list as well as my post in Hacks Fleebay a couple of pages back. The rig is quite stable (when...
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,802
Posted By Usk Coastie
ag_streak For the $$$$ you'll spend putting a...

ag_streak
For the $$$$ you'll spend putting a hack on your sportster you could buy mine and its already hacked, sorted and modified with a raked triple tree for improved steering.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,202
Posted By Usk Coastie
I like my $1500 1977 GL1000. Other than normal...

I like my $1500 1977 GL1000. Other than normal maintenance its been trouble free for three seasons so far. Its smooth flat four engine allows top gear roll on above 2500 rpm. With failing and bags...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,446
Views: 585,543
Posted By Usk Coastie
Sportster with Liberty Sidecar

Also posted in the Norwet Section of the forums. I tried real hard but the viby of the Harley just don't hack it for me. Maybe I'm spoiled by my oldwing. So my sportster with a liberty side car is on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By Usk Coastie
We live 50 miles north of Spokane and you can use...

We live 50 miles north of Spokane and you can use my shop and lift to change tires. From our place its 40 miles to the boarder going on Hwy 20. Once across you are 90 minutes from Nelson BC or 2 hrs...
Forum: Hacks 05-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,600
Posted By Usk Coastie
Leif check out JTS Biker of UK. I just got a set...

Leif check out JTS Biker of UK. I just got a set of their gear for my Fat A##. Their pants come in 3 - 4 lengths depending on style. Be aware that if you purchase from them you'll get an additional...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,320
Posted By Usk Coastie
Wink If they learn how to safely operate it they may...

If they learn how to safely operate it they may find out what a chick magnate a hack can be. Idling into the HS parking lot on your rig will definitely be a COOL Factor with the young ladies at...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,488
Posted By Usk Coastie
Congrats on the hack. Have you considered a...

Congrats on the hack. Have you considered a different tripple tree for your Tug? Both DMC and Liberty in the Northwest make raked Tripples for hacked machines. I'm sure Jay may even have some...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Usk Coastie
So is it passable in one wheel drive or did you...

So is it passable in one wheel drive or did you have to resort to 2wd anywhere on the trip. I have a XLH with a side car and was wondering if it would be do able on it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,406
Posted By Usk Coastie
Mine goes on the seat under the toneau cover for...

Mine goes on the seat under the toneau cover for the hack, along with the jacket and gloves.:wink::wink:
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,796
Posted By Usk Coastie
I don't have any pics of mine to post as I'm...

I don't have any pics of mine to post as I'm traveling at the moment. You should look up Liberty Sport side cars to get an idea of what a hacked sportster looks like. Waiting for spring to get my rig...
Forum: Hacks 01-16-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,798
Posted By Usk Coastie
You might check out a set of triple trees that...

You might check out a set of triple trees that increase trail. makes the bike easier to turn. Jay at DMC and Claude both have sets for sale dependant on which bike you use for the hack. Liberty...
Forum: Hacks 01-12-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,875
Posted By Usk Coastie
Dale Check out the Battery shop just north of...

Dale
Check out the Battery shop just north of Trent on Napa. I have used them off and on for years with good results. They will have a complete line of battery boxes and can make up any size/length...
Forum: Hacks 12-12-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,589
Posted By Usk Coastie
Don't forget to schedule around the National...

Don't forget to schedule around the National Sidecar Rally in Cour D'Lane ID. the middle of July.
Forum: Hacks 12-04-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,868
Posted By Usk Coastie
Wow I missed this thread when it first came out...

Wow I missed this thread when it first came out count me in. I'll mosey down HWY 41 from beautiful down town Usk for this event.
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,193
Posted By Usk Coastie
If you decide on the Sportster for a tug contact...

If you decide on the Sportster for a tug contact the guys at Liberty Sidecar in Seattle. They make a Raked Tripple tree that works well with a sidecar app on the sportster. I picked up a sportster...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By Usk Coastie
WU7X give me a shout in the spring and we can...

WU7X give me a shout in the spring and we can hack up here in Pend Orielle County. I picked up a sportster with a liberty side car last month and am slowly getting it sorted out. The ignition switch...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,398
Posted By Usk Coastie
You might want to check out Soviet Steeds site....

You might want to check out Soviet Steeds site. Their site is dedicated to to Soviet Iron.
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,937
Posted By Usk Coastie
Mine is supposed to be low 70's partly cloudy....

Mine is supposed to be low 70's partly cloudy. Think I'll run up to Priest lake and check out the fall colors. Went to Sullivan Lake yesterday and about 50% of the trees are changing. Beautiful ride...
Forum: Hacks 09-26-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,525
Posted By Usk Coastie
Wicked NW Rider you just missed a 94 Sportster with 17k...

NW Rider you just missed a 94 Sportster with 17k miles, a Liberty side car, and liberty raked tripple tree that I paid $5700 for. I've been riding my new toy and haven't posted pictures yet. Since...
Forum: Hacks 09-02-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By Usk Coastie
New to Hacks

Well next Tuesday I'll take delivery of a 1995 1200 sportster with a liberty sidecar.:D:D The sidecar was installed at Liberty and the tug has a Liberty triple tree to reduce the trail. Bike has 16+k...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,499
Posted By Usk Coastie
You might try checking out Soviet Steeds web...

You might try checking out Soviet Steeds web site. There are couple of vendors who make custom covers for Urals. Look for Rich Maud's posts in Black Market section.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Usk Coastie
I'd second dropping down to HWY 2 then west to...

I'd second dropping down to HWY 2 then west to Newport WA. Take either side of the Pend Oreille River to USK and go over Flowery Trail to pick up US 395 then over Sherman Pass to Republic WA. Great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,983
Posted By Usk Coastie
There has to be more to this story. My son Chris...

There has to be more to this story. My son Chris swerved to miss a deer and rolled his car several times just outside Priest River ID back in 04. About 30 miles from where this happened in the same...
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,702
Posted By Usk Coastie
I'd like to thank all of you who have taken the...

I'd like to thank all of you who have taken the time to post on this thread. It means a lot to me and my wife. At present I plan to get back on my oldwing when the snow melts next spring here in the...
Forum: Face plant 09-14-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,702
Posted By Usk Coastie
A sad first post

My son Chris and i found this forum last October. Through the winter we enjoyed numerous threads. In the spring we both took the MSF course here locally. I purchased a bike and began riding. Soon...
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