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Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By BonneRocker
Congrats and good luck!

Hi Rikki,
Have fun with the GS. Glad to hear you're still riding the Thruxton, too.
Hope all goes well with the wedding details and best wishes to you and your fiancee!
Welcome to the group. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By BonneRocker
Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage
Forum: Americas 01-24-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,134
Posted By BonneRocker
Check this thread, with pics...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,801
Posted By BonneRocker

I know you said you wanted to build something but maybe this'll give you some ideas.

I've seen one of these downtown. Looks like fun! Good luck.
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,092
Posted By BonneRocker
stock countershaft sprocket is 17 tooth...

I believe the stock gearing for the 790cc standard Bonneville is 17 tooth. It does require some feathering of the clutch. I have not ridden two up yet. It works well amongst highway traffic, for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,092
Posted By BonneRocker
Bonneville rider...

I love my Bonneville more than any bike so far.

Mine has some changes made to it. I have removed the airbox and air injection, rejetted the carbs, changed exhaust, changed the bars, removed...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 264,765
Posted By BonneRocker
'05 Bonneville Black

My fav bike yet!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 3,445,433
Posted By BonneRocker
new/ old school...

'05 Bonne Blk.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,060
Posted By BonneRocker
ATV fuel pack with brackets. ...

ATV fuel pack with brackets.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By BonneRocker
Read the book...

This is a concise and entertaining book that should be required reading for campers IMO.
Forum: Australia 02-01-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By BonneRocker
Ewan hangs with American Chopper...


some cool vintage footage

not a chopper fan at all

funny to see the big dude riding that tiny BSA
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By BonneRocker
Zodi is the name. I've seen them in...

Zodi is the name.

I've seen them in camping supply stores. They make some cool stuff for staying warm while camping.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 66,092
Posted By BonneRocker
Thumb Enjoy that beautiful Scrambler and the new kazoo...

Enjoy that beautiful Scrambler and the new kazoo too!

I am still enraptured by my new to me Bonne Black. I want a Scrambler to keep her company. My friend just got a W650 woohoo. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-19-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By BonneRocker
I've had loads of trouble from their inept parts...

I've had loads of trouble from their inept parts department...twice.

I agree with what others have said. Actually was gonna purchase a bike. The salesman says, no, um...I don't ride a bike. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By BonneRocker
Thumb cable snapped...

as I thought. Should be an easy fix.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By BonneRocker
:beer :beer Thanks for that info. I think the...

:beer :beer Thanks for that info.
I think the cable may be busted because the odometer isn't working.
I'll sort it out and report back.:dutch
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By BonneRocker
Question '05 Bonneville speedo quit...

Today (after not getting stopped going through the speed trap...yea), I made it home for lunch.

After lunch, halfway back to office, I noticed the speedometer is not working.

It is an '05...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By BonneRocker
Qwi Nerve Protection Moto Gloves...

See here:

Have not tried these. I am using Wells Lamont heavy duty cowhide $10, right now...not while typing...for riding...:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 138,270
Posted By BonneRocker
Thunderbike Performance Exhaust...

Those are built in New Zealand but sold here in the US. Here's the clip and info:
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By BonneRocker
DS tires...

I realize you asked about tires and wheels but, how about some Avon Distanzias or Pirelli Scorpion ST or ATs?

It'd probably be cheaper and easier than a whole swap out. I get crazy lean angles...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By BonneRocker
Got some for $10...

They look good. Hope they last a while.

Spent too much on Lee Parks design gauntlet gloves. They all...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,512
Posted By BonneRocker
Windshield for DR 650

Here's one I was just looking at:
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By BonneRocker
I tried that once...

Recently, I used my Protec skateboard pads. It seemed like a good idea at the time. I was wearing fairly baggy jeans and they fit underneath just fine. What I didn't count on, was that my leg went...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,973
Posted By BonneRocker
New Gatorade Endurance Formula

I really like this when I'm out in the Texas heat.

I had trouble with muscle cramps and I think the extra potassium helps....
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By BonneRocker
ASV shorty levers...

These are really nice but too much $ IMO.

I did like others did, sorta. In an attempt to straighten one, ended up breaking off the ball end. So, for the sake...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By BonneRocker
Do on gas, too

I ride a Super Sherpa (KLR250) every day, without much trouble, and I love it!
First thing I did was to move the handlebar forward as much as possible. The seat is pretty long and you can scoot...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,219
Posted By BonneRocker
Now I get it!

I see guys like that all the time downtown in the entertainment district. The helmet is locked to the bike as they ride around the block again and again.
I always thought that would really stink...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By BonneRocker
Considered it...

These are what I looked at.
They include...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,564
Posted By BonneRocker
Some do it to aggravate you...

Seen it many times, car v. car, bike v. car, bicycle v. car:eek1
People are strange...wouldn't you rather NOT find out HOW strange or how deep into a delusional psychosis they are, how angry they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 73,430
Posted By BonneRocker
UK bikes...

I see that you are from the UK. I believe you have a larger number of small dual sports than we get. With that in mind, I do like the new offerings from Yamaha. Check out the Yamaha XT125R:
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By BonneRocker
Seal Skinz socks...

waterproof socks available from, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, REI...
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,285
Posted By BonneRocker
Gloved hand as storage compartment...

Someone said you could keep a bunch of pennies in yer glove and just let 'em fall out.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By BonneRocker
Chinese 150 GY-2

I believe strongly that that is made in China not Austria.
Like these here:
Forum: Face plant 06-06-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,285
Posted By BonneRocker
I met that person too...

I'm sitting at a light with a protected left turn arrow, waiting patiently. The two lanes next to me have a green light and are moving. A person pulls over in front of me, blocking the already...
Forum: Face plant 06-05-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By BonneRocker
Left turns and how to deal...

Two wrongs don't make a right...
but three rights makes a left!

(as in left turn, if you had to miss your turn for whatever reason, whether the threat is real i.e. "oh shit" or imagined "I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2006, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,072
Posted By BonneRocker
Sherpa speedo....

Maybe my speedo is way off but I ride my Sherpa at 75-78 mph everyday on my 10 mile highway commute. I weigh 180 lbs. and am 6 ft. tall.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,371
Posted By BonneRocker
Sachs Madass /
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By BonneRocker
I'm gonna drain float bowl, check diaphragm for...

I'm gonna drain float bowl, check diaphragm for leaks, check for clogged main jet, pull fuel line.
I'll report what happens.
Thanks a bunch.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By BonneRocker
Air leak?

Would an air leak affect the low speed throttle also?
It has plenty of go at low speed but as soon as I open throttle fully, it slowly bogs down until it dies (if held open).
I can do on-off...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By BonneRocker
'04 Kymco Super 9 loses power...

So my Kymco loses power under load.
After warming up and trying to speed up, it bogs down to 10 mph and eventually dies, if held at wide open throttle.
I hear a reed-like sounding rattle/ sucking...
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