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Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 948,920
Posted By old fart bob
Who makes this bag mount?

I would like to get a set of these ammo can mounts but who makes them or who sells them? Post #4171
Forum: EMEA 11-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By old fart bob
Good for getting around quickly?

.Tarmac Terrorist. Are you talking about Ireland or Interstate 80 in the western US of A? I don't think I have ever been on a road as boring as I-80.
Forum: EMEA 11-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By old fart bob
Question Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland?

OK all you "Gentleman" and I use the term gentleman very loosely. Yes, and you too, Ladies. The Boss (my wife) and I are going to the above mentioned places for our 40th anniversary in 2015. We...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,283
Posted By old fart bob
Worse Drivers?

Have you ever watched YouTube and the auto accidents in Russia? I don't think there is a car, truck or bike there that doesn't have a dash camera. Their accidents are more pure stupidity than...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 948,920
Posted By old fart bob
Trailer hitch for a 05-883 Standard

Old Lion, Thanks! No, I had not seen this post before. Sure answered a BUNCH of questions I had. Again, thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 948,920
Posted By old fart bob
Trailer hitch for a 05-883 Standard

Looking for a trailer hitch for my 2005 Sportster or preferably, plans to build one. Please don't waste my time trying to sell me a hitch that will only fit an Ultra or RK. They won't work!
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 948,920
Posted By old fart bob
Need Geezer-Glide saddle for a '05 883

I just finished a 7000 mile tour and have decided my 73 year old body needs a geezer-glide saddle for my '05 883 standard. Anybody got any suggestions? Or has anyone got something like a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,494
Posted By old fart bob
Cycles, Some friends and I were on a tour of...

Cycles, Some friends and I were on a tour of the western states when I noticed my "service engine light" kept flickering on and off on my '05 Harley Sportster. I stopped by Flaming Gorge H-D...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,492
Posted By old fart bob
Biggest lie's

These are ones I have always liked, "Why did you buy that old Triumph? You know they don't make no parts for them no more." or "You're joking. Do they still make Triumphs?" Yeah, right!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,492
Posted By old fart bob
Viggest lie's

This is one I have always loved, "Why did you buy an old Triumph? They don't make no parts for them no more." Yeah, right!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 305,231
Posted By old fart bob
Garage fires

After seeing that fire that went through the garage where some guy was trying to steal some gas I got to thinking about fire suppression systems. Regardless what it costs I think it would be worth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,315
Posted By old fart bob
I had an interesting problem with licensing. We...

I had an interesting problem with licensing. We have a summer house in Wisconsin. We live in Michigan. I got tired of hauling a bike back and forth. I built a bike and went to get it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 410,839
Posted By old fart bob
Winter Riding

Please Note: Effective immediately, spring has been canceled for lack of interest. Therefore, we will have six more months of winter.
Enjoy!
Now where was that article...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,574
Posted By old fart bob
A year ago Jan 15th I had replacement surgery on...

A year ago Jan 15th I had replacement surgery on my right knee. Four months to the day the "Boss" had me out on the road on our bicycles. I have one advantage over most of you guys. My wife is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,376
Posted By old fart bob
My wife was the one who got me to buy a Harley....

My wife was the one who got me to buy a Harley. "You own so much Harley stock, why don't you buy a Harley?" Ah, yeah, right I do own a bunch of Harley. So back in '05 I bought a new Sportster 883...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,171
Posted By old fart bob
I love my wife

Back when H-D was talking about buying the company back from AMF I told my wife something's going on here I'm interested in. You don't sell a company and later want to buy it back. I told the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 948,920
Posted By old fart bob
large gas tank for '05-883 standard

What large capacity gas tank will fit my '05-883? The larger capacity the better.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By old fart bob
My mother was a civilian truck driver during WW2....

My mother was a civilian truck driver during WW2. She talked about learning how to ride. I just wish I had a photo of her on a H-D or Indian or whatever it was. Sadly after the War she never...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,329
Posted By old fart bob
I got my gloves about a week ago. I have large...

I got my gloves about a week ago. I have large hands and they are a bit tight but otherwise I don't have a problem with them. I looked over all the seams and don't see anything out of place or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-05-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
Where is this HR58?

Where is this HR58?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
Think Snow!

Just got back from Muskegon. 31 is a disaster! North of the Whitehall it's a whiteout. Tried Oceana Drive, forget it! Couldn't find the road. Go south and ride? That would be un-American...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 719,079
Posted By old fart bob
FS - Belstaff pants with liner

I bought these pants because they were supposed to be XXXL. I thought they would go over my jeans. Surprise, surprise! They are XXXL European. My guess they are about a US size 40. Pants...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By old fart bob
Travel in the UP

One area I always is enjoy is White Fish Point especially the museum due north of the Bridge. The museum has a whole bunch of stuff about the sinking of the Edmond Fitzgerald ore freighter. No...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-07-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
What the hell is that funny white stuff falling...

What the hell is that funny white stuff falling outside my window?????
A couple of days ago I got the bike out and rode about a half mile down the road just to see if the bike still worked. If the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 490,807
Posted By old fart bob
"With Matching Helmets"

I saw this done many years ago. In this case someone covered some sort of a Honda with a snake skin colored vinyl. Something else I haven't seen in years is a bike all covered with the fuzzy...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,597
Posted By old fart bob
Where do you hide your cash?

Since I started riding over 50 years ago I kept a $5 bill and a spare key taped inside my headlight bucket. Today my vintage BMW, all my Triumphs, my BSA and a couple of my other old bikes I now...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,734
Posted By old fart bob
Food on the Badger

I am a bit surprised about the bad vibes concerning the food on the Badger that crosses Lake Michigan. My wife and I have been back and forth across Lake M. at least a hundred times. Her family...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By old fart bob
1980 Honda XL250s

I have had this bike for probably a thousand years. I don't ride it much but when I do it always brings back fond memories and NO, it ain't for sale so don't ask. There are a zillion dirt roads...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 205,883
Posted By old fart bob
My 1960 R50

VTbeemer, Carfax? I never thought about Carfax. If it works I owe you a beer. I'll give it a try tonight.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 205,883
Posted By old fart bob
My 1960 R50

Back in 1960 I bought a new Dover white R50, #561611 and had the bike for 30 years. Put 189,000 miles on her. Like a damn fool I let some guy talk me out of it. I tried to go through Missouri vehicle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By old fart bob
Car/Deer accidents

Lady D, Here in Michigan I would have thought our car/deer ratio would have been higher? I had a gal come into my grocery store all worried she hit a deer. Yeah, like so what? Happens all the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 467,027
Posted By old fart bob
Do it now!

R&T and RoninMoto, If you are going to do a RTW, DO IT NOW! You want me to repeat that? DO IT NOW! Don't be like me. I got out of college in 1965 and thought about roaming around the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 467,027
Posted By old fart bob
So what's next? Round the world?

So what's next? Round the world?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-26-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 333,481
Posted By old fart bob
Your large tank

Have you plans to market this 6, I think it's six gallon tank? If so, keep me on your list of interested parties. Twice in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and southern Canada I came very close to...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By old fart bob
Thanks Guys!

Thanks Guys!
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By old fart bob
Auxiliary gas tank

Who sells or makes those small red auxiliary gas cans with the hole in the middle for a locking mechanism? I think the name is Roto or something like that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
At a small Christmas gathering the 24th, the idea...

At a small Christmas gathering the 24th, the idea came up of riding from Mears State Park all the way up to Bass Lake outlet on the beach. Lake Michigan lake level is so low it would be no problem...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
Hay Road-Goat, You go down to Florida and what...

Hay Road-Goat, You go down to Florida and what happens? We get snow and damn heavy winds. Blew all kinds of trees down and when trees go down, what happens? Power lines go boom! Get your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9,031
Views: 425,849
Posted By old fart bob
And A Bah Humbug To You!

To all you west Meechegan FF's and to all you east, south, north, and whatever Meecheganders's, a Big Bah Humbug to you and yours. The temperature was sooo hot today. Got up to a blistering 41...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,349
Posted By old fart bob
50,000 miles?

You still have not answered the question, why does your speedometer indicate only 50,000 miles.
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