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Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,433
Posted By Motocolumbo
Nice Bob. Is the blasting done to give texture to...

Nice Bob. Is the blasting done to give texture to help with the epoxy adhesion? I'm wondering why do you chemical strip if you're going to be blasting anyway? Thanks for showing this stuff.
Brendan
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Motocolumbo
We got the Batcycle fully ready to go just the...

We got the Batcycle fully ready to go just the night before when I mounted the special Battank. We went around trick or treating like this....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Motocolumbo
Nice. Looks pretty secluded.

Nice. Looks pretty secluded.
Forum: Hacks 10-19-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Motocolumbo
DJ1 thanks for the needle tip. Tire is Duro...

DJ1 thanks for the needle tip.
Tire is Duro HF-904 in 130/90 16. When I was looking last year it was the only dual sport tire in 16" that I could find. Wear is so- so but should get another winter...
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Motocolumbo
I picked up a Supertrapp Supermeg 2:1 off ebay....

I picked up a Supertrapp Supermeg 2:1 off ebay. It fit fine with the subframe. And I flipped the part of the subframe that was rubbing the rear brake arm. Thanks for that tip Jay. I rejetted the...
Forum: Hacks 10-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/ima...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/imagejpg1_zps3e97f4fc.jpg

Supertrapp makes a right sided version similar in style. They also picture a left sided set on a road racing XR750 in their...
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Motocolumbo
Diver down I was also interested in the Blackout...

Diver down I was also interested in the Blackout 2:1. Any problems with lack of a heat shield and are you/neighbors/monkey satisfied with noise level?

Jay that is intriguing. I will have to go...
Forum: Hacks 10-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By Motocolumbo
Sportster exhaust/mount compatibility

Wondering if any current or former Sportster owners have knowledge of certain aftermarket pipes working or not working with sidecar mounts. I currently have a DMC subframe and Vance and Hines Short...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 219,488
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/Mob...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-09/5C408ADA-B120-4CD9-B798-5E24EA77989D_zpsfe7yzuk0.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 322,386
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/Mob...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-09/BCF61E02-B56F-4DB8-8FD5-587114320760_zpsbxanvwg0.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 322,386
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/28F...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/28F0038C-4624-4A3E-B3AC-66EC5B131A51_zpswz4zhyed.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 322,386
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/B0B...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/B0BFFC67-C328-44AA-AC2B-7163FA51B7D0_zpshhlrnju3.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Motocolumbo
The sig tau ranger thing was something I heard...

The sig tau ranger thing was something I heard some fraternity pledge guys singing like it was an Army cadence while they were running around campus (groan).
Brendan
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Motocolumbo
Damn. I am sorry. I am sorry if you have to hear...

Damn. I am sorry. I am sorry if you have to hear 18 year old guys running around singing "I wanna be a Sig Tau ranger, live the life of sex and danger..." Please tell me they don't still do that. I...
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,651
Posted By Motocolumbo
That's about where I'm at with travel speed. Did...

That's about where I'm at with travel speed. Did you convert to chain mostly for gearing options or to prevent belt damage from gravel? Did you use a kit for that?
Brendan
Forum: Hacks 09-15-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,651
Posted By Motocolumbo
Nice ride. I have an 05 Roadster as a tug with...

Nice ride. I have an 05 Roadster as a tug with the same tank color scheme. What was a comfortable cruising speed(s) for you?
Brendan
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,683
Posted By Motocolumbo
I would echo the comment above about the more...

I would echo the comment above about the more they are ridden, the more reliable they are.
Also, I can't say how many times I've read the urban legend about how timing side bushing on crankshaft on...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,790
Posted By Motocolumbo
Duro is model HF 904. I see there is a...

Duro is model HF 904. I see there is a Bridgestone TW40 In 16 but I believe is 120/90 and so even skinnier.
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,790
Posted By Motocolumbo
05 Sportster with stock cast wheel. Front 19"...

05 Sportster with stock cast wheel. Front 19" wheel had more options, but I went with a Kenda dual sport. I think the front is tubed and rear is tubeless.
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Motocolumbo
A cheap furniture dolly from Harbor freight and a...

A cheap furniture dolly from Harbor freight and a magnetic level to levle the hack frame, and also to attach to the bike's brake disk for adjusting lean out were the best tips I got from here....
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,859
Posted By Motocolumbo
You already have the bike and you like Sportsters...

You already have the bike and you like Sportsters I would definitely hack what you have. I got a late model used Velorex last year for about 2500 with shipping and subframe, etc. and put it on a...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,790
Posted By Motocolumbo
When I was looking last fall the only dual sport...

When I was looking last fall the only dual sport tire I could find in 16" was a Duro 130/90. It is skinnier than t he stock Dunlop. I have it on a Sportster/Velorex rig and rode it all winter where...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 675,301
Posted By Motocolumbo
62 Triumph

Appears to be bolt on rigid.
http://www.chopcult.com/KT/classifieds/84414/
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By Motocolumbo
It appears to have a Montana Vintage Motorcycle...

It appears to have a Montana Vintage Motorcycle Club sticker on the windscreen, of which Bob Clement, of Bob's Motorwerks, is a member. 445-2044 is his number.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 607,560
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/IMG...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/IMG_2076_zps7934911b.jpg (http://s150.photobucket.com/user/mbs4082/media/IMG_2076_zps7934911b.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 607,560
Posted By Motocolumbo
I'm also open to suggestions about an after...

I'm also open to suggestions about an after market Speedo. It's taken me 3 years to decide what to do with this bike :shog[/QUOTE]

http://www.speedhut.com
They use GPS as the speed sensor and are...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,814
Posted By Motocolumbo
I have found this thread very helpful, and maybe...

I have found this thread very helpful, and maybe the best single reference I found for assisting sidecar setup and alignment. Thanks for posting it.
I especially benefited from the advice to buy a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 219,488
Posted By Motocolumbo
[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;23589750]You, sir, have fine...

[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;23589750]You, sir, have fine taste in motorcycles. Any more pics of the Norton?

Thanks, and sure, I don't want to steal too much thunder from the sons, though:...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 92,662
Posted By Motocolumbo
From the Save a Horse Ride a Norton rally this...

From the Save a Horse Ride a Norton rally this summer in Wyoming:
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/IMG_0996_zpsf65bb30d.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 92,662
Posted By Motocolumbo
My own bike last spring: ...

My own bike last spring:
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/IMG_0090_zps796cde43.jpg (http://s150.photobucket.com/user/mbs4082/media/IMG_0090_zps796cde43.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,573,126
Posted By Motocolumbo
Hanging with Fran

Off for Saturday morning breakfast this summer
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/IMG_1230_zpsa68ea1cb.jpg (http://s150.photobucket.com/user/mbs4082/media/IMG_1230_zpsa68ea1cb.jpg.html)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 219,488
Posted By Motocolumbo
A few years ago ...

A few years ago
http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s82/mbs4082/141_4110.jpg (http://s150.photobucket.com/user/mbs4082/media/141_4110.jpg.html)

Wrenchin...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Motocolumbo
Appears down from here too. Brendan

Appears down from here too.
Brendan
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,241
Posted By Motocolumbo
The front brake looks to be single leading shoe...

The front brake looks to be single leading shoe variety used on '67 and earlier. Compare the front brake on yours to One Less Harley's double leading shoe front. Although it's possible that the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,386
Posted By Motocolumbo
I thought it was a current ad for The Gap.

I thought it was a current ad for The Gap.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,241
Posted By Motocolumbo
I've been half way looking for a T100C. I might...

I've been half way looking for a T100C. I might be interested in taking it off your hands if you decide not to go for it. I'm in Billings, MT.
Brendan
Forum: Hacks 02-06-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,225
Posted By Motocolumbo
http://johnwesley.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Fast-Lan...

http://johnwesley.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Fast-Lane-events/PNW-fast-lane-rally-2010/i-8s32hXJ/0/XL/IMG_1979-XL.jpg[/QUOTE]

Is that the Beartooth Highway? If so I hope you were heading down the...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,327
Posted By Motocolumbo
Thanks for posting that. I had seen that before...

Thanks for posting that. I had seen that before but had forgotten about it. Is that an XS400 serving as the lug in the manual?
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,327
Posted By Motocolumbo
Hmmm. I don't think the dog looks like he will be...

Hmmm. I don't think the dog looks like he will be ok with the sale.
Brendan
Forum: Hacks 01-20-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,327
Posted By Motocolumbo
The collapsing in the middle just happened when I...

The collapsing in the middle just happened when I had everything loosened up and was readjusting, and not having the sidecar frame and bike supported adequately by the single point car jack. I have...
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