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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,509
Posted By mb182
Uly!!!

Uly!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,364
Posted By mb182
I would like to see a dual sport with the 895...

I would like to see a dual sport with the 895 bonnie engine in it!

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,609
Posted By mb182
Dang, I guess i should pick up a spare bulb when...

Dang, I guess i should pick up a spare bulb when i get to the 15k service...

5k and no problems! Other than that run in with the WI police..

The Uly is the bike of choice in my stable!!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,114
Posted By mb182
I thought the Uly would staisfy my lust for a...

I thought the Uly would staisfy my lust for a CityX but i think it has made it worse.. and i miss my DukeII!
Of course I can think of five or six other bikes I want!! Terminal case of multiple bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 20,841
Posted By mb182
I would love to see Buell out of the HD...

I would love to see Buell out of the HD Dealerships but man that would be a LOT of Buells to sell to keep the doors open..
Having to deal with the HD part is just the small price ya have to pay for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,375
Posted By mb182
You will never see a V-Rod motor in a Buell. ...

You will never see a V-Rod motor in a Buell.
They participated in the design until it was obvious that it was not a fit and left it to HD.
Too big and heavy for a Buell.
One of the "insiders" had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-20-2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 37,017
Posted By mb182
I kind of like it... Altho I will wait to see it...

I kind of like it... Altho I will wait to see it in person..

Just wish they used hydraulic lifters... i HATE valve adjusments especially with three cylinders to do!

Course i doubt that i will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2006, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By mb182
That was me.. My mother Sis and neices live...

That was me.. My mother Sis and neices live there..

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2006, 06:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,844
Posted By mb182
KTM's are a bitch to work on and parts...

KTM's are a bitch to work on and parts availablity can be a pain.
Closest decent dealer is 120 miles away.
No bags for the SM

I had cash on a 950SM and dropped that and bought the Uly...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-11-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By mb182
Check over at the KTM talk site - some of the...

Check over at the KTM talk site - some of the duke II guys bought them. This guy has a parts business (in the US) and was carring them.. if not in stock at least you are dealing with US co..
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2006, 08:36 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 11,533
Posted By mb182
here here, couldn't have said it better of...

here here, couldn't have said it better

of course they will still go on other boards to push them!

MB
"Loud Fans Save Lives"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,805
Posted By mb182
I'd be up for Uly, KY. MB

I'd be up for Uly, KY.

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-07-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 20,841
Posted By mb182
I too got the cold shoulder from two...

I too got the cold shoulder from two dealerships.. couldn't get a demo from either.. One I called 4X -demo scheduleer was never there.. other shop said it was too cold - insurance- tires would be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,459
Posted By mb182
How do we have to talk with to get a seperate...

How do we have to talk with to get a seperate Strom forum.. I am tired of hearing "Buy a Strom" in every other bike thread! Yeesh

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2006, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By mb182
I have rode all day in 103 temps NO issues with...

I have rode all day in 103 temps NO issues with motor operation..

Right side heat - Oddie (see Bad Web) makes a sheild that helps.. Some have used wrap on the pipes.. AM Sportbike does a header...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2006, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By mb182
That's Barricade "ORANGE"..... Seat is @$150...

That's Barricade "ORANGE"..... Seat is @$150 don't know on the plastics..

All seats interchange...

Springs are more than $23 but not that bad..

I have an 06 and have no issues with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By mb182
Go to an autoparts store and get some autobody...

Go to an autoparts store and get some autobody trim tape.. this is the double sided stuff they are recomending. I know autozone carries it. If you use alcohol to remove the wax 1st, you will have no...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By mb182
I picked up my Uly 5-2-06.. Had 1000 on it by end...

I picked up my Uly 5-2-06.. Had 1000 on it by end of 1st week, I think the 1K service was @$150 at the stealership... Last time I plan on taking it to one tho - I do my own maintenance.

Dealer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By mb182
[quote=Django Loco]Morgan, Honestly, if the KTM...

[quote=Django Loco]Morgan,
Honestly, if the KTM were available in 2002 (when I bought my Vstrom) I would have bought the KTM 950. I owned a KTM Duke ll. Most fun bike ever! /quote]

I too had an...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2006, 06:41 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 38,787
Posted By mb182
Cycle World just out has a 4 page reveiw.. ...

Cycle World just out has a 4 page reveiw..

have to pick one up tonight

MB
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 38,787
Posted By mb182
Stopped by Lewis Cycle Saturday while on my way...

Stopped by Lewis Cycle Saturday while on my way to a meet. They said they will have the Norge in December 06!

MB
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 38,787
Posted By mb182
Any word on when and if we will get the Norge in...

Any word on when and if we will get the Norge in the US?

I allways thought a "Norge" was what an overweight plumber with no belt displayed everytime he bent over:) - ie Butt crack

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-10-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By mb182
Check out the Bad Web Site.. they have a...

Check out the Bad Web Site.. they have a dedicated forum for Uly's

Tourtech makes most of the stuff you described.

MB
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,234
Posted By mb182
All the belt bikes I had did not require swing...

All the belt bikes I had did not require swing arm removal to replace the belt..

Have even changed one on the side of the road (buddies bike belt was WAY too loose and snapped) would have been...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-05-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,656
Posted By mb182
3K on mine, No wobbles, No pinging, tires fine...

3K on mine, No wobbles, No pinging, tires fine and wearing even, no lights broken or fallen off, Kick stand is still supporting it!

I love the Uly.. Corbin seat is a great and fits me fine.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,600
Posted By mb182
Chinese or Korean?? HondaKawaYamaSuki is...

Chinese or Korean??

HondaKawaYamaSuki is getting nervous........

MB
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,234
Posted By mb182
I can recall reading that 07 for EU was a go.......

I can recall reading that 07 for EU was a go.... US not a given anytime yet..

Be glad when they harmonize they EU and US safety and Emissions regs... will make it easier to get models in both...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,234
Posted By mb182
Why?? Belts have come a long way in the...

Why??

Belts have come a long way in the last 5 years.. most, if not all will run you well over 30K, no mess, less noise, minimal adjustments (I had 2 bikes that I adjusted at 2-3K and nver had to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By mb182
You can use the dilute Muratic acid sold in...

You can use the dilute Muratic acid sold in Homecenters for masony cleaning (in 1 gal jugs allready to use - $2-$3). 1 gallon will last for years.
Wet a COTTON rag with it, wipe on and after a few...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,437
Posted By mb182
I too was considering both and went with the...

I too was considering both and went with the Uly..

The Tiger seemed top heavy to me and the valve maintence did not add any appeal (take some considerable effort to get the tank and plastics off...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,307
Posted By mb182
I have lusted for a GS since they started making...

I have lusted for a GS since they started making them, but the closest dealer is 175 miles away so I went with the Uly..

I am interested in your comparision as I really like my Uly too

MB182
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-18-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By mb182
Congrats on the Uly 2K on mine and no...

Congrats on the Uly

2K on mine and no wobbels pings or any other issues.. other than everytime I check the speedo I am running 10-15mph too fast..

Enjoy and be safe on the Dragon!

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By mb182
But it is great that Buell is tandingup and...

But it is great that Buell is tandingup and fixing... Look at what the Wing'ers had to go thru for frame and are going thru on steering head bearings!!

Erick is committed to his customers.

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2006, 06:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,708
Posted By mb182
Model/where did you get them? Thanks ...

Model/where did you get them?

Thanks

MB
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,981
Posted By mb182
This is not a new or orginal design! Confederate...

This is not a new or orginal design! Confederate has been building this type for years!! http://www.confederate.com/

MB
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By mb182
I saw one in person at a bike show and it is a...

I saw one in person at a bike show and it is a nice looking bike. A buddy and I are planning a trip to Indiana's only dealer to check out and see about a test ride.

MB
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,352
Posted By mb182
I got the bar bag - one of the rivets is sticking...

I got the bar bag - one of the rivets is sticking out about 1/8" beyound the clip... I won't run it like that - will chew up the bar finish..

Need to call them...

MB
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 303,459
Posted By mb182
My dealer had taken one on trade and I took it...

My dealer had taken one on trade and I took it out for a spin. Was impressed with the ride smoothness and speed, but it IS gutless!
I am keeping an eye out for a small bike for the work run but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,304
Posted By mb182
I killed two small birds with in about 10 miles a...

I killed two small birds with in about 10 miles a couple sundays ago. I hit the windsheild and it left in a puff of feathers, the other caught my crashbar.

Took a sparrrow hit to the chest years...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,911
Posted By mb182
Brembos are money well spent! MB

Brembos are money well spent!

MB
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