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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 2,678,970
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ I say that ATV/Quad riding is the closest thing...

^ I say that ATV/Quad riding is the closest thing to sidecar piloting. If you have some ATV time under your belt, combined with your 2 wheel experience, you should be all set.

I warn you though,...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,622
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That sucks. I know the feeling. Put it all back...

That sucks. I know the feeling. Put it all back together and it either still has the problem or you think "did I remember to torque X down before i closed it up?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ true ...

^ true

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/26/2228d566f31924138fc22a44094e5208.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ that is what I think when I have a passenger....

^ that is what I think when I have a passenger. Precious cargo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
He should have taken the lane for safety and not...

He should have taken the lane for safety and not been by the white line

(From the Bicycles on the Road thread)


(Runs and hides)
...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 2,678,970
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
He was on that turn. You can see he has a bump...

He was on that turn. You can see he has a bump stopper on the chair frame in alignment with the engine guard.

Neat setup.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
It's all perspective. To some broken down 80yo...

It's all perspective. To some broken down 80yo man, that looks like some hot action.

I am going to be stoked to hit the nursing home in my older age (if I make it that long). I'll be looking for a...
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 774,086
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That Tri-Car is a lot of rig!

That Tri-Car is a lot of rig!
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 2,678,970
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Sidecars- Lets see em.

I'm in The Minneapolis area and head back to Colombia MD every now and again.

Unfortunately I'm booked this May but this type of trip is right up my alley. My May booking is also for a one-way...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 134,488
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ Love those. That model was my first street bike...

^ Love those. That model was my first street bike back in 1994. It was an 84 and I bought it for $500. It taught me so many lessons!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 769,814
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Central Flea Market

Selling the Sidecar separately now.

Big board link:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26417379


Made in the USA (St. Paul MN). Late 70s Hitchhiker Sidecar with Mounts for 80s...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I'll take "backing it in" for 1000 Alex.

I'll take "backing it in" for 1000 Alex.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
No, you're wrong! Wait, WTF are we arguing...

No, you're wrong!

Wait, WTF are we arguing about again?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/22/f731e411fccd75f1bd915f0b9f77603f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Great! The adventure begins!

Great! The adventure begins!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8,473
Views: 3,390,800
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Nice buy!

Nice buy!
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Thanks! Good to know. I have debaffled my airbox...

Thanks! Good to know. I have debaffled my airbox but have the stock exhaust.

Trying to decide if I want to get new exhaust and a tune or just leave it.
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,622
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Stared at bikes. Trying to decide which one to...

Stared at bikes. Trying to decide which one to ride in to work tomorrow. There are two that are in need of fresh gas. Seriously, I might just flip a coin.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Nope. They are called Silencers ...

Nope. They are called Silencers





:-)
Forum: Hacks 03-19-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 2,678,970
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
If you have a smartypants phone, get the Tapatalk...

If you have a smartypants phone, get the Tapatalk App (free now) and it will host pics.

If not email me at resultsresearch@hotmail(dot)com and I'll upload the pic for you.
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9,632
Views: 1,606,897
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
A 250-300cc Dual Sport sounds great to me today. ...

A 250-300cc Dual Sport sounds great to me today.

My KTM 640 LC4E is just too much beast.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,622
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Taped up the split tach cable on the GS850 rig...

Taped up the split tach cable on the GS850 rig and took it for a spin.

The good: the oil leak seems to be handled for now.
The bad: the speedo decided to go wacky and either hang up at 20 no...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
You could always stop by Harbor Freight and pick...

You could always stop by Harbor Freight and pick up a hitch carrier

Have fun on your bike. I bet you are excited for Saturday
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Will a DR650 fit on a hitch mounted motorcycle rack?

^ I did similar with a KTM Duke II on a Saturn Vue. Very solid for 2000 mile round trip.

Strap the bike down well and then run straps from the bottom corner of the carrier rack to the roof rack....
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,868
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Thanks for the story. It is interesting and makes...

Thanks for the story. It is interesting and makes me realize kind of "why" I feel the need to have at least one bike around that is fairly beat and cheap. That is how I started riding. Cheap old...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 552,794
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
But that is only 30 seconds of exercise :-) ...

But that is only 30 seconds of exercise :-)

I ate half of a duck for dinner. I'm a member of the clean plate club. Unless my wife calls a friend there will not be enough sex to work all that off.
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 2,678,970
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/16/f151873...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/16/f15187306b0ba48329cab346245cbf49.jpg

Last bit of snow and time to test some clothing options for the kid.

She likes bikes enough that it makes her...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 552,794
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Another reason not to buy. You'll get fat. I rode...

Another reason not to buy. You'll get fat. I rode mine to dinner since the wife called from the road and said "meet me there."

I grabbed to Ural key and headed out. All I did on the Ural was ride...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Sometimes...what's it to ya? :-)

Sometimes...what's it to ya? :-)
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
As for the TECs, I like the 3rd (middle) preload...

As for the TECs, I like the 3rd (middle) preload position.

It gives the bike a more "lively" feel without being too wimpy. I'm 185# and wear a Stitch (so, another 20# of gear?).

They don't...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 418,622
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Parked a dirty KTM in it after riding in some...

Parked a dirty KTM in it after riding in some very wet fields.

A good day

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/14/2e35d5eaad8a5ed428f6fe9ff8df5221.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,579
Views: 523,437
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Commuted on the Hyper on Wednesday and had a bit...

Commuted on the Hyper on Wednesday and had a bit of spring fever. No tickets but it was definitely "we're, let's go!" Time for the way home.

Parked it and commuted on the Bonnie with new rear...
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 552,794
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Well, OK. Just as long as he doesn't talk about...

Well, OK. Just as long as he doesn't talk about my shitty Mom! :-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,766
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
What I see

What I see is the Atom driver being too close to the Rider. When going good speed like that, give some room.

I like to run it as hard as the next guy, but I don't like a car breathing down my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
All Things Bonneville

Lol!

After some testing I settled on the third position. Longer test due tomorrow but it has a lot more feel than the stockers and they were about 1/2 inch taller.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I put some TEC USA shocks on the rear. They are a...

I put some TEC USA shocks on the rear. They are a little bouncy on the lowest setting.

For those of you running these shocks, what setting do you like as a sweet spot?
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 49,696
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Lol!

Lol!
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 39,312
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Elon already has a car company. He is already...

Elon already has a car company. He is already working on doing it his way. I can also see that having only 3 wheels + a steering wheel invites legal issues.

It will be nice when Tesla comes out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 872,991
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That's a favorite YouTube clip?

That's a favorite YouTube clip?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36,567
Views: 9,555,364
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Let me save people some time. Start at 3:30 for...

Let me save people some time. Start at 3:30 for the crash
Forum: Hacks 03-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 39,312
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I am having a hard time understanding why people...

I am having a hard time understanding why people would give $1000 non-refundable deposit because "times are hard" but then blow it off as "playing the stock market. Sometimes you win, sometimes you...
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