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Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By dirtdreamer50
XC is a great bike, but bet you are going to miss...

XC is a great bike, but bet you are going to miss the C14. Such a different riding experience, but triples are so cool and fun to ride.
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 276,681
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Yep, a 6R or 10R, much better than the C14 for...

Yep, a 6R or 10R, much better than the C14 for track use. Hustling a C14 around a track is like riding a pig in a thoroughbred horse race... I love mine in twisties, but would never think of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Did you seat the pads? If not, they may still be...

Did you seat the pads? If not, they may still be trying to grip the rotors, but not biting completely yet. Warped rotors is not very common on motorcycles, but does happen. May want to ask the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Considering what you are using, I imagine you...

Considering what you are using, I imagine you will be disappointed with any outboard speaker system. Open face helmet with shield and ear buds may be your best cheap alternative. Just my thoughts. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Had an 03 with speakers and a 12, also with...

Had an 03 with speakers and a 12, also with speakers. Couldn't hear either one clearly, above 60 mph. Now have an 04 with no radio, and use ear buds and my cell with Pandora. Works until I lose...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 12:42 PM
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Views: 276,681
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Is that concur or conours?:clap

Is that concur or conours?:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 276,681
Posted By dirtdreamer50
There's more to a '10 than just a few more grand....

There's more to a '10 than just a few more grand. Different fairing body panels, Traction Control, ABS, ECO mode, linked brakes, less heat on the legs, etc. If none of those new features appeal to...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Somewhere deep in the woods of middle...

Somewhere deep in the woods of middle earth...Thought I saw a Hobbit behind one of the trees...:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
They are both twins and have two wheels, but from...

They are both twins and have two wheels, but from there.... crazy. Is the Bimota a fun ride? I know the BM is...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
BMW did a pretty good job of replicating that...

BMW did a pretty good job of replicating that tank on the 86 R65 Mono. Had one of them when new. Not as deep, but same basic lines.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6,043
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Posted By dirtdreamer50
The 80's are all kinda similar, but the older...

The 80's are all kinda similar, but the older valve covers change the look completely. tp
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By dirtdreamer50
Beautiful GS. What year, '88?

Beautiful GS. What year, '88?
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Sorry to hear that, mcook. Been down on pavement...

Sorry to hear that, mcook. Been down on pavement only once, and it was from gravel in a T intersection. Heal up soon, sir....tp
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
FXDXT, the ultimate pre Dyna. Shame MOCO hasn't...

FXDXT, the ultimate pre Dyna. Shame MOCO hasn't put it back into their line-up.

I do understand the feeling. Also have a C14 and an R1150RT, and there are times, like on the 4th, that the Dyna...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 284,524
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Never had a problem with the copper Permatex. It...

Never had a problem with the copper Permatex. It will allow for easy removal of slip-ons, etc. Adhering (no pun intended) to the directions for setting time makes, for a good seal.
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
What model Dyna? I have an FXDC/ Superglide...

What model Dyna? I have an FXDC/ Superglide Custom, and though it is called a cruiser, the upright seating and mids allow for comfort, and it handles much better than it should, being a heavy...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 284,524
Posted By dirtdreamer50
http://www.permatex.com/products-2/product-categor...

http://www.permatex.com/products-2/product-categories/gasketing/gasket-makers/permatex-ultra-copper-maximum-temperature-rtv-silicone-gasket-maker-detail

Use this on the leak. Works great. Click...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Thanks for the info. tp

Thanks for the info. tp
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 05:04 PM
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Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Thanks. Each of my bikes has a limited distance...

Thanks. Each of my bikes has a limited distance due to the seat. May have to get one and move it from seat to seat. What does it raise you, an inch or so, with correct air pressure?
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Nice pics... Is that an Air Hawk or gel seat you...

Nice pics... Is that an Air Hawk or gel seat you are using?
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Unsure of the answer, but may want to post...

Unsure of the answer, but may want to post question on the BMWLT forum, too...It has an RT section...

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=46

Also this forum link: ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Is it as good as everyone says it is? I would...

Is it as good as everyone says it is? I would love one in the garage...I bet it can remain unmolested and still be a winner.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Makes sense. What year Super Duke do you have? ...

Makes sense. What year Super Duke do you have? Almost bought an '08, but ended up with a '10 690 Duke . Wish I had gotten the SDR instead.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 276,681
Posted By dirtdreamer50
I understand. I was on a rural Hiway in Tx, a...

I understand. I was on a rural Hiway in Tx, a while back and was playing tag with an R1200RT. Passed him at 135 mph, and immediately slowed down. Rock solid and at least 25 mph still to go, No...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Been riding for almost 50 years and have never...

Been riding for almost 50 years and have never understood the desire to own a "street" bike, that was SO uncomfortable to ride. Sore neck, sore wrists, feet stuck up your butt. I just don't...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 276,681
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Did you take a bunch of camping stuff, or motel...

Did you take a bunch of camping stuff, or motel it? Just wondering how loaded down the bike was. One or two up?...tp

Ok, forget the questions... Looked at the pics. tp
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
675 Daytona? Sat on one at the dealer and felt...

675 Daytona? Sat on one at the dealer and felt like I was going to go over the handlebars, just sitting there. If it's a Street Triple, not quite as bad. Bet it is a blast in the twisties,...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
They look like the same OEM tires on KLR650's. I...

They look like the same OEM tires on KLR650's. I got 3000mi on the rear of my KLR.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
If you are young enough to spend any time in that...

If you are young enough to spend any time in that hunched position, bet it is a great ST bike. Had a ZZR1200 and a Sprint 1050ST, both were sold as ST rides but were still were too hunched for me....
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,004
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Today, any stock bike produced can be ridden, and...

Today, any stock bike produced can be ridden, and ridden enjoyably, by most owners. Can they be ridden to the bike's or owner's potential, without some mods? In most cases,just not gonna happen. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Rode my 1150 RT yesterday afternoon. Low 90's...

Rode my 1150 RT yesterday afternoon. Low 90's and 60 something % humidity. mesh jacket, FF helmet, MX gloves and jeans and boots. At highway speeds and the WS lowered to the wind at eye level, it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
I think he meant white 07, not 09.

I think he meant white 07, not 09.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
frogy, how about a picture of the naked...

frogy, how about a picture of the naked bike....Sounds cool. tomp
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
And what would that be, sir? Just wondering. My...

And what would that be, sir? Just wondering. My old R65 would do a little over 100 mph...The C14 will probably do that in 3rd, but not near as exciting as 100 on the 65.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
How fast was it flying?

How fast was it flying?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Bet it would be great with gold flake instead of...

Bet it would be great with gold flake instead of silver, too. Had a Harley with gold flake in red, and in the sun, the look was amazing. Looking forward to completed pics. tp
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
That is/will be stunning, especially in the sun. ...

That is/will be stunning, especially in the sun. Post when completed. tp
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 458,142
Posted By dirtdreamer50
My first bike was a '64 Honda Cub 50cc, with 6HP....

My first bike was a '64 Honda Cub 50cc, with 6HP. It would do wheelies and 40+MPH. Today I rode the C14, 160HP, and the experience wasn't any more exciting than the Cub, four and a half decades...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,043
Views: 1,212,584
Posted By dirtdreamer50
Damn, that is a beautiful motorcycle. I like the...

Damn, that is a beautiful motorcycle. I like the driving/fog? light. Is the small instrument a tach or amp meter, or something else? tp
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 299,181
Posted By dirtdreamer50
I traded my 12 RT after a year, for an '04, and...

I traded my 12 RT after a year, for an '04, and do agree the 1150 handles much better than the 1200. The owner of my 12 does admit that the 1150 handled and protected better than the 1200, but he is...
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