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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 146,091
Posted By Motornoggin
Nice job Puddles! Please, keep us...

Nice job Puddles!

Please, keep us posted!

I have one on the way, can't wait! Hope there isn't too much snow and ice around when it shows up!

Have a great trip!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
I sure will. As soon as it shows and I get a...

I sure will. As soon as it shows and I get a chance to ride it. This winter is gonna SUCK!:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 146,091
Posted By Motornoggin
I hope to have first hand experience with the...

I hope to have first hand experience with the FJ-09 shortly. Had the local dealer put my name on the first one in. Money part of the deal has been handled already, just waiting for it's arrival....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Well, I virtually guaranteed snow for the...

Well, I virtually guaranteed snow for the foreseeable future...

If you're a sled head, you're welcome.:lol3

It's "on the dock", somewhere. I'm guessing Long Beach, or hopefully someplace...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
A friend of mine had a Burgman 650. She kept...

A friend of mine had a Burgman 650. She kept wrecking it, even after two times through MSF. I did have a chance to ride for a pretty good distance with some twisties and highway speeds. I was quite...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Rode a Tiger 800, Versys (used, but not very),...

Rode a Tiger 800, Versys (used, but not very), and a FZ-09...

The Tiger was great! Fit well, very comfortable and smooth. The power delivery from the triple was amazing! Great feel from the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Indeed it was. I'm scheduled to ride a...

Indeed it was.

I'm scheduled to ride a Tiger 800, Versys and hopefully a FZ-09 on Saturday.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Thanks Ted. I did love it, and I guess I still...

Thanks Ted. I did love it, and I guess I still do, but it's a bit beyond me these days. I would rather let it go and keep riding a more appropriate and accessible bike than not ride at all. I'm not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Ventured into the local Honda/Yamaha dealer this...

Ventured into the local Honda/Yamaha dealer this afternoon.

They had an FZ-09 as well as the Cb500X and the NT700(?). Sat on both of the Hondas, the NT700 being the most comfortable, while the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,332
Posted By Motornoggin
The Triumph dealer in Ft. Collins is pretty good....

The Triumph dealer in Ft. Collins is pretty good.

There may be one in Sturgis SD. as well (I know there is a BMW dealer).

As long as you aren't carpet bagging to get into office, you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,332
Posted By Motornoggin
Welcome to WY! Great place to live! I...

Welcome to WY! Great place to live!

I can't give you much info about Casper as I live 160-170 miles to the South and don't make it up that way often. Good luck and congrats on your new job!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Just watched the little video for the FJ-09....

Just watched the little video for the FJ-09. Looks pretty darn nifty. Gonna have to take a trip to the Yamaha dealer to see what's up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
I walk two-four miles a day. Ride my bicycle...

I walk two-four miles a day. Ride my bicycle often (commuting as well as 25 mile weekend trips) and have my road bike on a trainer. I've lost a lot of weight and am doing ok in that regard, but I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,929
Posted By Motornoggin
Time for a smaller bike...

Been in the back of my mind for a while now, but was made painfully clear last week.

I need a smaller bike.

The C-14 is absolutely fantastic. It does everything I need it to do,...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,339
Posted By Motornoggin
http://motornoggin.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tool/i-...

http://motornoggin.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tool/i-tQdJM5J/0/M/Tool%202-M.jpg

http://motornoggin.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tool/i-VdG2Pjf/0/M/Tool%201-M.jpg

I made this to set the load on...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,414
Posted By Motornoggin
Commercial Vinyl Tile. Choice of colors and less...

Commercial Vinyl Tile. Choice of colors and less than a dollar a square foot. Floor epoxy is good on theory, but less than advertised in practice.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,276
Posted By Motornoggin
Hate seeing the crap people leave behind. I...

Hate seeing the crap people leave behind. I haven't been shooting in a while, but when I do, I take a trash bag and a carboard box along with me. When I'm done, I police my trash, and fill the bag...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,757
Posted By Motornoggin
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By Motornoggin
Weather in these parts can be a bit...

Weather in these parts can be a bit "schizophrenic" in Spring. Early May or late May? Can make a big difference. Late May should be ok, but expect showers and chilly evenings/mornings.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By Motornoggin
Reggie, I agree with the idea of parking...

Reggie,

I agree with the idea of parking in Old Town and just wander around until something strikes your fancy. I can't think of one place that would disappoint. The Mayor of Old Town is great,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,837
Posted By Motornoggin
Ft. Collins... LaPorte Yamaha, located on...

Ft. Collins...

LaPorte Yamaha, located on the corner of Horsetooth and College. Norm (can't remember his last name). My dad bought several bikes there over the years starting in '78 or so. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,837
Posted By Motornoggin
I called and asked my dad about his shop. Didn't...

I called and asked my dad about his shop. Didn't have time to talk due to work, but I did get the name from him.

Suzuki Denver. It was located on S. Broadway, though I still am unclear of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,837
Posted By Motornoggin
Central Cycle was @ 1919 N. Federal. I have a...

Central Cycle was @ 1919 N. Federal. I have a Triumph with a Central Cycle dealer decal on the fender. They sold BSA, Suzuki and Triumph. I don't think that was his place. I'll have to jog his memory...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Motornoggin
I sent you a PM with the number I have for him.

I sent you a PM with the number I have for him.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By Motornoggin
Barry Messinger. He's in Ft. Collins and does a...

Barry Messinger. He's in Ft. Collins and does a great job with anything motorcycle, including carbs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,837
Posted By Motornoggin
My dad had a Suzuki and Ski-Doo dealer in Denver...

My dad had a Suzuki and Ski-Doo dealer in Denver in the late 60's/ early 70's. Though I don't know where they were located exactly, nor the name. He sold them shortly after I was born (late 69')....
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 939,245
Posted By Motornoggin
I have an 06' 883R with 1200 jugs and slugs. I...

I have an 06' 883R with 1200 jugs and slugs. I put a 2 into 1 pipe, open element air cleaner, adjustable ignition and did some tuning. It's NOT slow, not by any reasonable stretch. It had Progressive...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-16-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 570,521
Posted By Motornoggin
Laramie, WY. 82070 Back yard for a tent,...

Laramie, WY. 82070

Back yard for a tent, couch, den, domestic facilities, beer, food, etc...

Garage available with motorcycle lift and usually enough tools to fix just about anything if...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 251,701
Posted By Motornoggin
Nice! You'll enjoy it!

Nice! You'll enjoy it!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14,918
Views: 1,151,793
Posted By Motornoggin
That blows! No other location they could find?

That blows! No other location they could find?
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,948
Posted By Motornoggin
Sounds like crank speed. Could be a rod bearing,...

Sounds like crank speed. Could be a rod bearing, broken/bent rod, broken piston skirt, smashed ring land, cracked flex plate, etc...

The 20w-50 oil, while not being factory spec for the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By Motornoggin
The engine/frame # match. Cursory research tells...

The engine/frame # match. Cursory research tells me that it's in the middle of '69 production. Hard to say if the front end is original or not. I have the exhaust pipes, it had been removed, but I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By Motornoggin
She's a beaut! Turned out really nice!

She's a beaut! Turned out really nice!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By Motornoggin
Finally able to get a few pics loaded into...

Finally able to get a few pics loaded into smugmug.

http://motornoggin.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph/i-Q3D9tKS/0/M/Triumph%202-M.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 939,245
Posted By Motornoggin
Suffering from a pretty severe case of PMS...

Suffering from a pretty severe case of PMS (parked motorcycle syndrome)! I currently have eight motorcycles in the garage, 70+ mph winds, an iced over alley and below zero temps, and the bike I miss...
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By Motornoggin
+1 ATF+4 is mandatory, even for a top off.

+1

ATF+4 is mandatory, even for a top off.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,083
Posted By Motornoggin
That was my point as well. Regardless of...

That was my point as well. Regardless of advertising hype, it's difficult to get any consumable parts these days that aren't made in China. Even the "premium" versions often aren't all that good....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,238
Posted By Motornoggin
Thanks for the resources! I love the idea of a...

Thanks for the resources! I love the idea of a finished bike, but not convinced of the journey, yet. Maybe as spring nears I'll have a more optimistic outlook. In the mean time, I'll work on getting...
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