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Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
1978 250XLs decompression cable / system

Finally decided to tune-up the 250XLs that followed me home a couple months ago. I was concerned the kick starter activated decompression system was not working. After looking at it, it appears that...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By 1Gopokes1
09 connie

I have an 09 Connie...a little stiff but it handles nice

did you ask on the COG forum...probably more options over there
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By 1Gopokes1
move to CO

hit me up if you come down to C springs for a rde

you will never move back East
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,091
Posted By 1Gopokes1
smaller bike

I like my 09 C-14 very much

but on my gravel drive it can be a little much

I would seriously look at a CB 1100...that might be my next mistress
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,642
Posted By 1Gopokes1
heading west

you might want to consider ID, MT and Wyo also

I moved out to Wyo at 19 from the East coast.. bounced around a bit ...been in Colo Springs for about 20 years now .....it has changed a lot ..I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
school me on start up procedure...I have just been kicking

So what is the correct start procedure for my 78250XL

I have just been kicking it until it starts???
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,766
Posted By 1Gopokes1
Snow!!!!!!!!!

My drive was is about 1/4 mile fairly steep and at the top of the Palmer Divide

I had a 4x4 yanmar compact tractor ( 18 hp diesel) with a loader...worked good but you have to scoop...back up dump...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
decomperession on 250XLs

My 78 250XL has a rather unique kick starter operated decompression setup

1) can I totally disconnect, how hard would it be to start..it is a 250

2) can I put in a manual decompression...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,754
Posted By 1Gopokes1
warranty

I extended my warranty until 2017...cheap Ins on a complicated and expensive piece of machinery
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
78 XL 250 battery removal

I pulled the battery on 78250XLs

it seems to start easier without it

and I don't need so stinkin blinkers
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By 1Gopokes1
tires

second wheel works
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By 1Gopokes1
fiberglassing a military trailer cover

I bought a military 1 ton trailer from FT Carson CO
It came with a rubberized canvas cover with metal supporting bows.
I would like to make the top a little more secure


Can I fiberglass...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
6 Volt battery

do I actually need the battery to run my 6V 1978 250XLs

or can O remove and the bike will run anyways???

seems like I remember my sister 70s Honda C70 passport didn't need a battery
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
1978 honda 250Xls in CO with title

1978 Honda 250Xls with title in CO

nice little dual sport
odometer shows less than 5000
all plastic like new
inside of tank like new
missing battery cover
original tool kit
dent in Rt side...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 79,004
Views: 8,671,105
Posted By 1Gopokes1
Honda 250 XLS for sale in CO with title

Honda 250XLS for sale in CO with title

odometer says less than 5000

all plastic like new
inside of tank like new
headlights brake light work....blinkers horn not so much
hard to start when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By 1Gopokes1
west

Manitou cliff dwellings are a fake...if you want the real thing go to Mesa Verde

Taos...earthship community is interesting ,,you can stay there

bishop's castle is interesting
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 627,884
Posted By 1Gopokes1
New to me 78 XL250

Ok

I could not resist and picked up a 78 Honda 250XLS today I plan on giving it to my daughter for Xmas as her 1st commuter bike. Odometer show 4600 miles

1) carb leaks when ever gas is...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By 1Gopokes1
converting 78 Honda 250XLS to fronts dsic brake

Hello

I just acquired a 1978 Honda250XLS which I would like to give to one of my daughters for Xmas.

I would like to convert the the fron to Dis brake set up

I assume I need to swap...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
Leather jacket 3XL tall..leathwr gallery..Colo Springs

Leather jacket 3XL tall

Leather gallery Brand

zip out liner, adjustable sides

It was a gift but it is like 2xl to big

Jim S Colo Springs 719 239 0890
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By 1Gopokes1
welder fixed

well I took the gun apart,

The liner is a Teflon tube, went to welding supplier all their liners are steel and were to big

I went home soaked the liner in full strength Krudcutter for a...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By 1Gopokes1
welder options

mine is 110 /120 V
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By 1Gopokes1
welder options???? mine is dying or dead

My 25 year old wire feed welder is not wire feeding wire any longer. It is an orphan brand which is no longer sold here in the US. So parts are not available

1) Can I convert it to stick by...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
09 Concours C-14ABS 6000 miles with warranty $7750

09 Concours C-14 ABS 6000 miles $7750

warranty until 8/17
MCL bar risers
MCL peg lowers
Cali-Sci tall wide windshield ( and Orig)
CS-one exhaust ( and original)
radiator protector
new rear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
09 Kawa C-14ABS 6000 miles 3 years warranty $8000

09 Kawasaki C-14 Concours ABS 6000 miles with 3 year warranty

Cali- Sci large tall windshield ( and Orig)
MCL bar risers
MCL peg lowers
CS-0ne exhaust ( and original)
new rear tire 15oo miles...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
09 C-1400ABS 6000 miles warrany in CO

2009 C-1400ABS

6000 miles
warranty until 8/17
Heated grips
MCL bar risers
MCL peg lowers
CS-one exhaust ( and orig)
Cal Sci Tall wide windshield ( and Orig)
heat blockers
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,425
Posted By 1Gopokes1
rocket jobs CO

Have you looked at MDA at Shriver AFB in Colo Springs

My spouse works out there and seems to be pretty busy...she actually works for a Company out of Huntsville AL

I was just in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,754
Posted By 1Gopokes1
C-14 gas tank insulation

Has anybody insulated under the gas tank of their C-14

I am heading out for a trip to WA which means some riding through NV and Southern ID

I want to tamp the heat down a bit

I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,538
Posted By 1Gopokes1
dog trap

I think it is the young illegals trapping them for food
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 338,754
Posted By 1Gopokes1
C-14

I have and 09 C-14

I am 6'4" with 34 inseam...long torso

I added MCL bar raisers and peg lowers...so far so good

Bike came with tall wide windshield

If buyng used run the vin on Kawa site...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,323
Posted By 1Gopokes1
best for $$

bang for the $$$$$ C-14
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By 1Gopokes1
storage

same here around Colo Springs
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By 1Gopokes1
COLO Springs

check out a neighborhood called Park Forest Estates
in the Blackforest rd / Burgess rd area 2-3 acre lost

easy commute for the wife
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
Trailmanor 27/20 camper 1998 in Colo

SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Trailman 27/20 folding hard sided camper 1998 $5500

V6 towable
sleeps 6

oven , furnace, stove, toilet

3 newer tires. 2:" list to get you further down that FS road
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,606
Posted By 1Gopokes1
Co

I am planning on retiring in 36 months

I will sell you my house in Blackforest CO..Outside Colo Springs

4 DR, 2.5 BA. 3 car gar. 5 acres, shop and horse stalls

elevation 7400'
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By 1Gopokes1
powder coating in Springs

Try Excalibur at 208 W Buchanan

did recently did some VW bus wheels which turned out nicely

and were $10 less a where that my previous trip down this road
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By 1Gopokes1
good place to but rider wear ( street) Colo Springs / Denver

Anybody and good place to hey riding apparel in front range Colo Springs / Denver. Seems like local CSprings shops have limited selection.

Mail order is hit or miss with tall / larger...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,390,059
Posted By 1Gopokes1
2000 Miata LS in CO $4500

2000 Miata LS

77K miles

5 sp Manual, PW, PL. Cruise, AC, limited slip. 2 spare wheels with studded snows, Bose CD & cassetts,

At 60 K new radiator, water pump, timing belt, hoses
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,049
Posted By 1Gopokes1
touring

Kawa c-14
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By 1Gopokes1
camping

as previously stated join REI rent all your stuff there in Denver

I would drive an HR Noth and camp here at Vedauwoo, between Cheyenne & Laramie Wyo
...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By 1Gopokes1
VW in Ural

OK

what bike was that originally....I give up!
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