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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Tourniquet
Yea I think that is about how mine runs when it...

Yea I think that is about how mine runs when it is happy - I will have to check the number of bars.

I burped it once and the temp was much cooler, then it would start spurting out of the reservoir...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 12:12 PM
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Views: 682,312
Posted By Tourniquet
Does the terra need to be continually burped? Or...

Does the terra need to be continually burped? Or will it eventually get all the air out?

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Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Tourniquet
Sick. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using...

Sick.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Tourniquet
Wouldn't you still get some heat from the rad...

Wouldn't you still get some heat from the rad during stop and go traffic?


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Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Tourniquet
I could ride one down from Texas for ya ;) just...

I could ride one down from Texas for ya ;) just pay for a plane ticket back

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Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,638
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Posted By Tourniquet
Just spent 350 shipping my nighthawk from nyc to...

Just spent 350 shipping my nighthawk from nyc to Austin - she's hardly worth it but the sentimental value is building up.

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Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,638
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Posted By Tourniquet
Selling g my 96 nighthawk in the nyc area if...

Selling g my 96 nighthawk in the nyc area if anyone is interested

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Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Tourniquet
I spray it in and on my bicycle frames if I ride...

I spray it in and on my bicycle frames if I ride in the rain. Seems to work pretty well.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2013, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Tourniquet
What panniers are those Dave? Sent from my...

What panniers are those Dave?

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Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,638
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Posted By Tourniquet
I have the same tank bag and I love it. I cruise...

I have the same tank bag and I love it. I cruise at 75 with no windshield and leaning forward onto the bag is very comfortable

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Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Tourniquet
I am just saying that they seem to have a pretty...

I am just saying that they seem to have a pretty good base bike, and the price allows most people to afford it and change it how they want.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Tourniquet
I agree. At some point you just have to make a...

I agree. At some point you just have to make a good bike and have it be affordable. Let the buyers put in the extra $2000 to make it really great.
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 682,312
Posted By Tourniquet
some decent dirt riding

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b90m1AiOuAc

pretty good off road clip
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 746,388
Posted By Tourniquet
What is the average weight people carry in their...

What is the average weight people carry in their top case?

What is the maximum weight Caribou suggest that you carry?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Tourniquet
yea I have talked with FabOneUp on Cafe Husky and...

yea I have talked with FabOneUp on Cafe Husky and he has given me some really helpful info so far.

I called up there and they have two more bikes in crates, but they don't offer any kind of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Tourniquet
yea I'm looking at Big D Motorsports in Colorado...

yea I'm looking at Big D Motorsports in Colorado Springs. I think I will try and get a deal where I put some money down on a bike and ship some parts to them so it will be ready to ride come July. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Tourniquet
yea titanium fabing would be a fun skill to have....

yea titanium fabing would be a fun skill to have. I am pumped about the course - I just have to get all my ducks in a row. I am planning on flying out to Colorado springs, picking up one of these ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
It seems interesting that this happened at a...

It seems interesting that this happened at a headwind. so about 60 mph with a 15 - 20 mph headwind means the bike was experiencing ~80 mph winds. Maybe take it up to 80 and see if anything happens....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Tourniquet
Anyone near Rifle Colorado?

I am taking a bicycle building course July 8-22nd and I am trying to find a place to stay for two weeks. I would be on my motorcycle and all I would need is place to pitch a tent, lock up my gear...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
That road is on the other side of Gila. It is...

That road is on the other side of Gila. It is 159 - Bursum road. I did go through Emory pass though to get to 180.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
pics from this summer

Hey NH'ers, I have been stingy with the pics. I took the ole' gal on a 10,000 mile USA trip this last summer and haven't shared any of the pics. Here are a few!
Here is West Virginia - minus the...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,196
Posted By Tourniquet
What is your setup like on this the Husky? I saw...

What is your setup like on this the Husky? I saw you had put in a custom rack on another thread but didn't say what kinda bags etc.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
I rode 12000 miles across the Us on dun 505's. 4...

I rode 12000 miles across the Us on dun 505's. 4 percent off road. I just like that tire. Feels very confident.

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Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
I really love ke the stock front which is a...

I really love ke the stock front which is a Dunlop 505 I believe. (could be a 515):screwy:
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Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
clutch nut removal tool

Hey does anyone have the clutch nut removal tool for 93-03 750's? I ordered one from a guy that was 26mm X 30mm and it seems to be to small. If anyone has one can you get a quick mm measurement for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
I probably did 30 miles on dirt roads before this...

I probably did 30 miles on dirt roads before this and the bike was fine - the problem is this was a particularly fun dirt road and I started to ride like that.
I think most motorcycles can go over...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
I took my 96 750 30 miles off road on a trail...

I took my 96 750 30 miles off road on a trail into yellowstone. It was fully loaded for two months of travel so pretty heavy. I ended up blowing both fork seals. I think you would end up having a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
Sam these bikes are known for their reliability...

Sam these bikes are known for their reliability over all of their other characteristics.


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Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
I have had some seepage from the oil pressure...

I have had some seepage from the oil pressure sender switch. I replaced the seal and it leaked less but in the end I think it was just some engine gunk that made it stop leaking. Do you ever see any...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
Beauty Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using...

Beauty

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Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
So I tried to replace my clutch this weekend. ...

So I tried to replace my clutch this weekend. There was a bolt on the shaft that held all the disks in. The bolt seemed to require a special key and also a it had a piece of metal bent into a...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 40,316
Posted By Tourniquet
LOL!:rofl And RIP Transalp... I never owned...

LOL!:rofl

And RIP Transalp... I never owned one but have spilt a considerable amount of drool thinking of doing so.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
Thanks for the info. Chain is less than a year...

Thanks for the info. Chain is less than a year old with 10k or less miles on it. The rear sprocket looks good could it be the front one. I heard there was a bearing in the clutch that might get noisy...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
noises...

96 nighthawk 750 - making some strange noises when I am starting from a rest. There is a definite "ka-klunk-a-lunk" at the end of the clutch pull just as the bike is fully engaged in first gear. I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
The bike might have a short in the wiring and a...

The bike might have a short in the wiring and a previous owner might have put a fuse in that is rated too high. So now your blowing bulbs instead of fuses.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 17,511
Posted By Tourniquet
I think I camped there a week or so ago, it was...

I think I camped there a week or so ago, it was awesome. If you get a chance ride CA 96 - incredible.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
Got lucky with parts in Sheridan Wyoming. They...

Got lucky with parts in Sheridan Wyoming. They said they couldn't service the bike that day but a six pack of beer (and the fact that I look and smell homeless) helped. Forks are fixed.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Tourniquet
I wasn't sure how far I could ride with one seal...

I wasn't sure how far I could ride with one seal out. If that side of the fork loses most of the oil won't the spring get hot and possibly break?

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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 914,850
Posted By Tourniquet
Did a 30 mile off road stretch from Idaho into...

Did a 30 mile off road stretch from Idaho into Yellowstone on the nighthawk. I enjoyed it intensely - alas that is not what the bike was designed to do, so I am not surprised that I blew a front...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Tourniquet
Thanks JR. The guys at the shop are telling me...

Thanks JR. The guys at the shop are telling me they are full for days - I will see if a few beers can't smooth things out, otherwise I'll give your man a call.
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