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Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Good to know on the screens- it felt a little...

Good to know on the screens- it felt a little silly, as did replacing them because as there was nothing in them. Save the oil there was no significant difference between the old ones and the new...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
the sad thing is I did! First bit in there says...

the sad thing is I did! First bit in there says 'remove glove box cover, remove glove box insert' etc. etc.

It was just a bit mind boggling how far you have to strip this thing down to change...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
can someone tell me, please

why the FUCK I'm messing with the goddam fuse box while trying to change the oil on this thing?

Seriously?!

I followed all the instructions, did it all by the book, and have found myself...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,061
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx269/here4tehb...

http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx269/here4tehbeer/blogs_pvt/raccoon_dowant2.jpg

this.

I will own one of these. Time to start selling toys.
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,061
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
revealed today:...

revealed today: http://www.polaris.com/en-us/slingshot

1700 lb, 173 hp. price point at 20, and 24k. Available for delivery in october.

I has me seriously considering ditching the current...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,061
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I have a morgan replica kit (Jzr), and if the...

I have a morgan replica kit (Jzr), and if the price is right, I'll be all over one of these. I remember a number of years back VW did one with a K1200R power train as a concept. I got on the list...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,304
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
even if it tends to fall down a lot? I have a...

even if it tends to fall down a lot? I have a feeling it just gets tired sometimes and needs to rest.... :p3rry

Seriously though I'll send an email and keep an eye on the date.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 97,425
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Looks like a lot of the same trail, but this ride...

Looks like a lot of the same trail, but this ride in particular was the tuesday night ride put on by Redstone Cyclery, frequented by a large contingent of REEB/Oskar Blues folks. Fun crew for sure. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 97,425
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Awesome! I hopped on the ride that goes out of...

Awesome! I hopped on the ride that goes out of Lyons every tuesday night, and we did a nice lap around peaceful valley/sourdough in the dark. It was seriously fun.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,304
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I might be interested in this one too- I'd be on...

I might be interested in this one too- I'd be on a 950. I'm a relative noob, but I've ridden it on a bike in a day, how hard can it be on a 500 lb moto? :huh
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 97,425
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I concur. I just did one of these: ...

I concur. I just did one of these:

http://www.borealisbikes.com/bikes/complete-x9/

Should have a good night ride on it this evening.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 97,425
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
He did forget to mention one thing- it is truly a...

He did forget to mention one thing- it is truly a car replacement in every regard.

I've ridden one of those. Super fun!

One of their reps had one at the Avery brewery, and it really is...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-12-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,070
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I was on the same timeline- leaving early...

I was on the same timeline- leaving early tomorrow. Now? dunno- it kind of all depends on how much water is in my basement. it's been dumping buckets for almost 48 straight hrs.

I'm sure the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,070
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
registered, camp reserved, and looking forward to...

registered, camp reserved, and looking forward to the fun!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-23-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Just found this last night when a quick...

Just found this last night when a quick electrical project turned into an all day/1 am affair.

luckily I caught it early and just had to re-tape it.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 76,242
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
... You've had it for a week, and already ridden...

... You've had it for a week, and already ridden it places you'd never dream of taking a GS!


.... The girl you're giving a 'ride home' asks "wow, why is your bike so intense?" :deal
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
As it turns out, one of my other passions is...

As it turns out, one of my other passions is whitewater boating, and I ended up making a line of high end fittings for pipe about that size to make oar frames. They ended up as a really nice 'big...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
1) it is totally possible 2) it is an easy...

1) it is totally possible

2) it is an easy thing for a sheetmetal/welding shop to do, it's just a question of finding the right one - probably one with bodywork experience. A stainless tank would...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
oh heck yeah- we're really not set up to do that...

oh heck yeah- we're really not set up to do that anyway. Far better to be set up on a waterjet than anything else. In the case that someone wants to do it, I was thinking I could recommend a shop,...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Got a pic or a link? A quick google just showed...

Got a pic or a link? A quick google just showed me it's a known issue, they're not trivial to find, and how many folks potentially need one :deal
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
wow- I need to edit my preferences so I get an...

wow- I need to edit my preferences so I get an email when I get a PM or this thread sees action!

I havn't had much to say, so I have been logged out on the various machines, and have (sadly)...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Machining- Who needs something made?

So I'm co-founder of an engineering consulting company, and we have a really trick machine shop. Unfortunately right now, our work consists of things don't require machining, so I have a 4 axis mill...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
so here it is... ...

so here it is...


http://a-lex.smugmug.com/photos/62481415-M-1.jpg


It looks like it took a major hit up front, and then went down on it's side.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2006, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Sweet! Thanks for the encouragement. I'm...

Sweet! Thanks for the encouragement.

I'm leavin in about an hour to go check it out. Noteworthy pics will be posted :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
90 r100rt questions

I was hoping to tap the brain trust here with a few quick questions.

I've got a line on a 90 r100rt that has been down. It apparently needs new bars, headligth and gauges, and has a dent in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
first wheelie

The transformation to full hooligan is almost complete- the 150 chinese clone is now fully throwing wheelies!

My old riding buddy is in town for the weekend, and he figured out the trick.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,992
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Mrs.Floyd and I back roaded into Boston- she is...

Mrs.Floyd and I back roaded into Boston- she is almost exactly 1/2 my weight, and more than a foot shorter. I had the throttle pinned and my chin sitting on the handlebar, elbows in, knees in,...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,992
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Observations on 2 weeks of scooter life.

so here I am, 1.5 weeks into full commute mode on my cheapo 150 and I have some thoughts and questions I'd like to share.

The first week very nice- I was getting accustomed to the scoot, and...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,963
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
+1 :freaky

+1

:freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,315,424
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
his: ...

his:
http://a-lex.smugmug.com/photos/37400093-M.jpg

hers:
http://a-lex.smugmug.com/photos/37400102-M.jpg


These are Tank Urban Racers- With all the fine Italian metal in this thread I...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,963
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Jeezus- I leave for a week and all hell breaks...

Jeezus- I leave for a week and all hell breaks loose!

Why do we need a scooter forum? I made a push for it, I'll answer too, even though it's been more eloquently covered by others.

1) First...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-29-2005, 01:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,396
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
From the look of it, it's beyond the range of my...

From the look of it, it's beyond the range of my new steed- I'll keep an eye out for the next north shore chowda run!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,193
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
For reference, I just hit 60 on the flat w/ mine,...

For reference, I just hit 60 on the flat w/ mine, and it feels like it'll do better if I had a bit more runnin room.. I checked the speedo against a speed sign, and it was more accurate than the one...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,193
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I have a couple bargin basement 150's from...

I have a couple bargin basement 150's from China - Tank Urban Racer, and so far, it seems like a good ride. It is an automatic, but I'm going with the theory that Mrs.Floyd can make the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,825
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Gas prices and rethinking commuting options is...

Gas prices and rethinking commuting options is what landed me w/ mine.

I left one I was selling at the commuter rail parking lot w/ a sign on it for an hour after work and had someone call on...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2005, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,825
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I'm goin for the cheapest option and banking on...

I'm goin for the cheapest option and banking on my wrenchin skillz yo-

http://a-lex.smugmug.com/photos/36407517-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2005, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I had heard of the headlight issues, and am ok...

I had heard of the headlight issues, and am ok with stringing wires and relays, the regulator was a bit of a concern, I'm glad to see there's a place to get a replacement. As for plastics, I'm not...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2005, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,110
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I was just looking at a '94 elefant (I assume...

I was just looking at a '94 elefant (I assume they're only semanticly different).

do you mind if I ask what you paid for it, and how many miles it has?

A seemingly disgruntled mechanic told...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
try cyclecat... I heard he's in the market.

try cyclecat... I heard he's in the market.
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,856
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
send them a link to this thread! it has some...

send them a link to this thread! it has some fine examples of how they could do it right, and how they could go so, so wrong.
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