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Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2013, 10:26 PM
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Views: 897,887
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Me too

+1:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 184,999
Posted By jposttx
Wink Thanks

Thanks Rob - it made my day to find your updates today- very much enjoyed the article. Your next great adventure is one I have had the privilege of for 23 years aug 4 - marriage has been a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,760,080
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Oh yes!

+1 front page
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,887
Posted By jposttx
Hey that looks like "son of dirtster" in the top...

Hey that looks like "son of dirtster" in the top of the first picture
How is it running?

Is the wife gonna chase you on that on the TAT while you carry the groceries on the hack?

See you
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,710
Posted By jposttx
Vtx anyone?

Bought a used vtx1800 for $6000 with 13,000 miles on it
It's a cruiser but comfortable as hell and set up now as a touring beast
Very long legs loads of power and pretty cheap
Imagine I will...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,887
Posted By jposttx
Ex-sportster owner

Hey Doug,

How bout a picture of the new dirtster? You made any new mods or are you following same game plan as the one you are leaving in Europe? Took my bike out a couple times lately and my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,628
Posted By jposttx
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Fine looking beast

Yeah think you will enjoy this brother
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,887
Posted By jposttx
Yay - she rides again

Hey buddy - glad o see y'all are finally gittin intimate!
:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 1,085,613
Posted By jposttx
Great addition to a epic rr

Thanks so much for adding this gem of a story

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,826
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Keep up the good work

Hey doc- enjoying your trip - ur on one of bucket list trips would love to follow that civil war trail
In addition to the non fic you have read - I love all those series but really love Shelby foote...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 29,697
Posted By jposttx
Thumb I think....

If memory serves me roadhd is like 6'5" or better

Hey roadhd - keep the awesome reports coming brother!:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Thumb PDF shop manual

This is an awesome link - thanks to biglry of California VTX
http://downloads.hondatech.info/Moto/VTX/VTX1800/Honda%20VTX1800%20C%2002-03%20Service%20Manual%20ENG%20By%20Mosue.pdf

Vtx 1800 manual
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
I got these in ear head phones - they work -...

I got these in ear head phones - they work - thanks just what was looking for - reccomended
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Wink Another great vtx site

http://www.californiavtxriders.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=26&st=0&sk=t&sd=d&start=0

This is a link to some great info on vtx family.....

Your welcome:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Mpg is up

Took a ride to galveston with 3 other bikes along the coast about 180 miles round trip.
Mpg is up to about 32 from about 27 so I think getting fuel sending unit did the trick
I have bags and a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,507
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Wish I still had my s and xl - I'm jealous

Good on you Joe I let my xl500 and my nighthawk s go in 1990 for a hanndful of silver- wish I still had both!
:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,694
Posted By jposttx
Thumb My thought as well

So what is today's nighthawk s?
Seems like the "standard" 600s like te sv or wee strom are just right
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,458
Posted By jposttx
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,694
Posted By jposttx
Or the hd 1200r

That was another one to consider xr1200 hd? Need longer travel better springs I guess?
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,694
Posted By jposttx
I have always admired buell Ulysses

I think if I had to go back to city I'd have to park the vtx too wide and go with the sv or get a Ulysses ..:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,507
Posted By jposttx
Wicked My list

I started on kawa kL 250 1978ish
Honda xl 500 next 1980 ish
Kawa kz650 in 1980 from a buddy who wrecked on it
Honda Night hawk s was my only new street bike bought in 1985 maybe
Sold all these...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,694
Posted By jposttx
Talking Urban riding - for road warrior types

I looked around a little here - did not see where this was addressed lately

Just got back from a trip to - the City - NYC
I taxied and subwayed - but saw a huge assortment on the road- vespas and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 299,495
Posted By jposttx
Wicked Try el campo cycle shop

Try this shop in el campo call them they just dated carrying victory and are very excited about it - have been getting a new model a month since April
979 543 007

- I just got my vtx my serviced...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,509
Posted By jposttx
Same issue

I had a similar issue with my 883 sportster
Then I found my vtx1800 for $5000
Wind is no longer an issue!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,640
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Dittos

I can't say it any better then this - other then maybe adding a God Bless both of you !
And
Gracias!
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
That looks good

Thanks joe I will check them out
Will post some pics tomorrow plan on riding the beast over to a class I'm teaching.... Even at 100F+ here on the 3rd coast:clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,415,080
Posted By jposttx
Looking good

I'd really like to try that too
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,415,080
Posted By jposttx
New day...new bikes

I still kinda have a road king itch... But the big vtx is scratching that pretty good...
I think I would like to try a high speed tourer like a concours or st1300....:wink:
Not that a vtx 1800...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Back from the shop

El campo cycle shop did me right I think
348$
Back tire installed inspection and new fuel sensor
What do think?
Labor was about 112
Tire was 164
Inspection maybe 15$

I'll let you know how...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,415,080
Posted By jposttx
My dream garage today?

Just saw a vision - my vtx set up a little more for touring - add a batwing or something
A big thumper street dirt like my old xl500
Add a fun little street bike like a harly xl1200r or a ujm in...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Thanks for replies

Put her in the shop for inspection rear tire and replace the fuel sensor - think that will fix he mileage issue.
Have made no move on fairing yet - have a windshield and with the weather on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,531
Posted By jposttx
Vtx1800 ?

I loved the 06 RK I rode - but they also had an 02 vtx - for5k out the door - once I rode it and loved the power and comfort dn near as comfortable as the 06 rk but no heat or vibration none.
Love...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,302
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Freaking awesome wing man!

I really like the wing transformation :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,640
Posted By jposttx
Thumb I been missing you

What he said ^

Praying y'all r safe n just hanging loose somewhere with crappy wifi.....
I can't believe you get the Internet so well all over anyway ... Amazing days we live in

More...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
I am thinking of upgrading my windscreen to a...

I am thinking of upgrading my windscreen to a batwing fairing to address remaining wind
Any recommendations?
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,114
Posted By jposttx
Have recently changed plugs and hope to see...

Have recently changed plugs and hope to see improved mileage - really really liking my 1800s ... I've been thinking it was a c for a while - since november. Just u covered some evidence that is in...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,887
Posted By jposttx
Laugh Yup me too

Keep after it Brother 'Bama!
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,640
Posted By jposttx
When I get home from I look here first

I have so enjoyed your trip thanks!:clap:clap:freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,648,968
Posted By jposttx
Thumb Winner

:clap
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