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Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 123,124
Posted By codyh
I like dwoodwards' layout and short push to...

I like dwoodwards' layout and short push to on/off toggle and long-push to config idea. IMO, the screen is too busy with the small text and sliders as currently configured.

A big selling...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,866
Posted By codyh
I teach a H.S. shop class and most of my kids...

I teach a H.S. shop class and most of my kids would love to have a motorcycle. The problem is they can't find jobs, and those that do have jobs are making about the same $ that I did working fast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,955
Posted By codyh
1909 Harley -Harley's first production v twin. ...

1909 Harley -Harley's first production v twin.

1923 BMW R32- BMW's first boxer powered motorcycle.

1938 triumph speed twin, variations of this engine was used in Triumphs until the 70s.
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Forum: The Garage 07-26-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,404
Posted By codyh
Lots of good advice above, but one thing that I...

Lots of good advice above, but one thing that I haven't seen mentioned is checking the runout of your chuck. The easiest way to do this is by chucking something long into the drill and looking to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,788
Posted By codyh
I caught a guy driving up my drive-way this...

I caught a guy driving up my drive-way this morning. My drive is about 1000ft long, there is no way he was just turning around. No idea what he was up to because he high-tailed it outta here when he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,788
Posted By codyh
Understood, and that's why I'm not putting up...

Understood, and that's why I'm not putting up barricades, but it's not at all uncommon to see "no through traffic" signs in residential neighborhoods (and I understand why), yet it's perfectly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,788
Posted By codyh
As a lifelong resident of a dead-end road in...

As a lifelong resident of a dead-end road in Appalachia, I'm sure I would be scary to someone from suburban NJ, but I can possibly justify some of our "freakish" behavior. Even though most of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,254
Posted By codyh
I've got two big streetbikes that won't even...

I've got two big streetbikes that won't even start anymore because I spend all of my (limited) riding time playing in the dirt on a 250 two stroke. I like to push the limits of my skills, doing this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 49,203
Posted By codyh
Another vote for Harley, but only because I'm...

Another vote for Harley, but only because I'm still holding a grudge over the refusal to sell Buell. Too bad because the '72 looks awesome and I think it'd be a great daily ride. Other than that,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 39,758
Posted By codyh
Not on the bike, but this was pretty weird to me....

Not on the bike, but this was pretty weird to me. A couple of weeks ago I'm returning to GA from a trip to Colorado. Me, the wife, a 3 & a 4 year old in a camper van, Cruise set on the speed limit...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,069
Posted By codyh
Our house was often the meeting spot for rides...

Our house was often the meeting spot for rides when I was growing up, and I think I learned to read by looking at the bike mags in the mid-late 80's, so bikes from that time are still some of my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,299
Posted By codyh
All of these bikes would fit your needs, but may...

All of these bikes would fit your needs, but may be tough to find for $3k, with the exception being an older sv. I'd add Buells, Honda Hawks and superhawks (vtr 1000) and vfr interceptors, and ninja...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 469,837
Posted By codyh
If this engine is anything like some of the...

If this engine is anything like some of the modified gm ls series that I've been around it'll be a great sport-touring powerplant, and the bike is around 150 lbs less than it's competition. You hit...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 469,837
Posted By codyh
I don't disagree, on both the brand recognition...

I don't disagree, on both the brand recognition and the tough road for Motus, but I do think (hope?) that there is a sizable market for $30k motorcycles. Lots of people wrote checks for 6 figure...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 469,837
Posted By codyh
I would feel a lot better about the price if the...

I would feel a lot better about the price if the R&T bits came on the $30k model, but I don't think that the price is out of line compared to other exclusive motorcycles. The Ducati Panigale...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,000
Posted By codyh
Either style torch will be as clean, fast, and...

Either style torch will be as clean, fast, and precise as the operator. If you don't have a gas torch, I'd pick one up and learn to use it before getting a plasma. With practice, the cuts are 99% as...
Forum: The Garage 02-29-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,816
Posted By codyh
I don't think that the space is big enough to...

I don't think that the space is big enough to store the bikes/cars/equipment with space to work on them AND a wood working area AND a metal shop area. I'd concentrate on making room to work around...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By codyh
As Boatman recommended, use fogging oil. If the...

As Boatman recommended, use fogging oil. If the bike is running, disconnect the fuel line and spray some fogging oil into the intake when the engine starts to sputter. Then, drain the oil,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,494
Posted By codyh
I can't ever decide what bike to buy either, so I...

I can't ever decide what bike to buy either, so I buy used and use the savings to justify having several bikes, so my advice it to buy used versions of both. I just try to keep registration and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35,685
Views: 9,038,717
Posted By codyh
I'm guessing the "never cross the double yellow"...

I'm guessing the "never cross the double yellow" crowd never breaks the speed limit, never rolls through a stop sign, and never speeds up for a yellow. I'd hate to get stuck behind you when the...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,372
Posted By codyh
Another vote for taking a class, You'll use more...

Another vote for taking a class, You'll use more in steel and consumables than the class cost. Where are you at in North GA? I took welding classes at Dalton College several years ago, but I think...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,010
Posted By codyh
Without a doubt. I commuted 140 miles round trip...

Without a doubt. I commuted 140 miles round trip on one for a couple of years. Other than some thread lock the only problem I had was a broken clutch cable, which was my fault for not oiling it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,010
Posted By codyh
The Buell haters may disagree, but I'd look for a...

The Buell haters may disagree, but I'd look for a Buell M2 cyclone. It's got the sportster engine that everyone is suggesting in an updated chassis. You should be able find one for about 1/2 the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,529
Posted By codyh
You may know, but part of the road is closed due...

You may know, but part of the road is closed due to a washout on the switchbacks. http://www.nps.gov/cany/news082410.htm
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,653
Posted By codyh
Assuming you have decent throttle control I'll...

Assuming you have decent throttle control I'll give another vote for the 954. The liter bikes are much more enjoyable to ride on the street due to the wider powerband, especially when your riding...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,156
Posted By codyh
Another vote on these boots from me. I've done...

Another vote on these boots from me. I've done maybe 10 hours of woods riding with them so far and haven't had any problems. I've got narrow feet and the boots are a little loose if I don't wear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,649
Posted By codyh
I had the same thoughts when my daughter was...

I had the same thoughts when my daughter was born, but, my wife encouraged me to keep riding and I am glad she did. I think taking the back roads home everyday makes me a better dad, by the time I...
Forum: Americas 08-06-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By codyh
Highway 119 from Kingston to Charleston is a...

Highway 119 from Kingston to Charleston is a really nice road with plenty of passing room and great views. I haven't done 119 from Charleston to Pittsburgh yet, but I bet it's nice too. I'd try to...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,159
Posted By codyh
I've had a cheap Walmart propane lantern for...

I've had a cheap Walmart propane lantern for about 5 years. I've never had a problem and it will easily light my whole sight. A tank of propane will usually last all weekend. You can sit it on a...
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