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Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 06:54 AM
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Posted By hoyden
Figures! Ha! That's great! :D .

Figures! Ha! That's great!
:D

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Forum: Hacks 05-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
A friend of mine sent me this link about this...

A friend of mine sent me this link about this fellow and his dog. Heartbreaking and inspiring.

"One man and his dog: Heartbroken father takes his beloved mutt on an epic ten-year motorbike...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
Took Pugsly for a longer ride yesterday (posted...

Took Pugsly for a longer ride yesterday (posted in "Day Trippin' Pugsly's Inaugural Longer Ride (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1062282)" )

Took our first human passenger - Pugsly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2015, 10:38 PM
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Views: 257
Posted By hoyden
Pugsly's Inaugural Longer Ride

Hi!

Not a full day tippin', just a few hours....

Took my Pugsly out for more than just a toodle around town! Her inaugural longer ride! :)

She was a little nervous at first
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
What are the laws like where you are? Are...

What are the laws like where you are? Are "hunting" guns allowed?

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Forum: Hacks 04-24-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
Hi! Pics of your Ruthie! :-D I'm glad to know...

Hi! Pics of your Ruthie! :-D
I'm glad to know that it's not just my Pugsly having the unsure with the Doggles. She definitely was okay with them after the squinting!
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
Took my Pugsly for a ride today. ...

Took my Pugsly for a ride today.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Bt2pJs9h14w/VTlhsR7loJI/AAAAAAAAUSY/1IzvtmMbmTU/s912/IMAG5492.jpg

She had a good time! Even claimed the sidecar as hers with...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
I'll keep my eye on Ebay - haven't seen em listed...

I'll keep my eye on Ebay - haven't seen em listed recently (as in past few days :) ) and on Stoviet Steeds.

That Pinion Pines bldg has a motorcycle junk yard?!?! Neat!
I'll check that out!
...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Today, I go get it titled and registered in my...

Today, I go get it titled and registered in my name! YAY!
I printed out all the tune-up schedule and to-do's and found this "Scheduled Maintenance Chart" on Soviet Steeds forum:...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Thanks and neat! I had briefly considered...

Thanks and neat!
I had briefly considered getting a newer one, but I got a good deal on this one, so figure it's my "gateway drug" and if I get hooked, in a few years when I'm more experienced,...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Oh! Interesting. Okay, I"ll post over there...

Oh! Interesting.
Okay, I"ll post over there and see what happens! :-)
Thanks!
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
Thanks for all the seat cushion info! I'm...

Thanks for all the seat cushion info!
I'm going to go play with it all now!
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
I figured there'd be some kind of issue, so I...

I figured there'd be some kind of issue, so I made sure to have a "pit crew" following along for that long ride home (normally about 3 hrs drive. and surprisingly even with the set-backs, was 4.5...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Thanks for all the advice! prstone50 :...

Thanks for all the advice!

prstone50 : Thanks! I love my Pugsly! She's weird! :-D
Signing up for sovietsteeds.com now!

ReCycled: From where can I order a Ural foot shifter online?
...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Oh! I did not know (obviously,ha!) That is...

Oh! I did not know (obviously,ha!)
That is rather interesting! So, with a suicide shift, the clutch isn't on the bar, but with the foot. Neat!
and I don't think I want one :-)

"hand shift" it...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Yeah, I do prefer the less 'interesting' for...

Yeah, I do prefer the less 'interesting' for future adventures.... :-)

I like that Ural Art! Nice!!!
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
It happened! Picked up a 2006 Ural Troyka...

It happened!
Picked up a 2006 Ural Troyka yesterday!
Rode it up a mountain (whew!) and today, took my Puglsy for her inaugural ride (around the neighborhood) !
She was great! Although, she did...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Thanks! Humor is a must for any old bike (or old...

Thanks! Humor is a must for any old bike (or old technology bike) owner!

When the suicide shifter went loose, after I pulled over, we tried to fit a foot shifter on, but the nice strangers only...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Yay pug! She was a stray and I had no intention...

Yay pug! She was a stray and I had no intention of keeping this weird, snorty, farty little creature.
But after looking in vain for a month for any people of hers, I fell in love.
:-)

I figure...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
Hi! Thanks! That's funny! Might have a good...

Hi!
Thanks! That's funny! Might have a good excuse to get a welder now.... I've read that as long as you do a tune-up (valves, oil/filter change) every 1000-2000 miles, you are good to go.

I've...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By hoyden
My new-to-me '06 Ural Troyka!

Just rode this home from Tempe, Az to Prescott, Az....
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
I didn't even think to look for a thread just on...

I didn't even think to look for a thread just on that. How cool! Love ADVrider!

thanks! I'm excited! rode a sidecar rig a long time ago for a short period of time and am so looking forward to...
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 357,547
Posted By hoyden
Hi! I'm picking up a sidecar rig soon (don't...

Hi!
I'm picking up a sidecar rig soon (don't wanna say too much and jinx it...been wanting one for 20 years! Woot!)

have a pug and hopefully sometime in the not-so-distant future will adopt a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
Oh! Wonderful on all of this! Thank you!

Oh! Wonderful on all of this! Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
Yes! That's kinda what I was thinking about -...

Yes! That's kinda what I was thinking about - something similar!
But I couldn't quite see it in my head.
How cool is that?!?! It's like a little throne for the pup :-)

Lined with sound...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ZqbSYcChALI/VRL...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ZqbSYcChALI/VRLzL-ikq4I/AAAAAAAATu0/gYyguDkst8Q/s512/1491307_10202096171920152_1135657993_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
Yep. But those all cost an arm and a leg. Looking...

Yep. But those all cost an arm and a leg. Looking for creative, low-cost solutions. :-)


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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
Ha! I think if I keep the milk crate, I'm going...

Ha!
I think if I keep the milk crate, I'm going to have to decorate it.

Anyone try putting their under 30# dog in a top case? I'm considering getting an inexpensive motorcycle/scooter top case...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,497,366
Posted By hoyden
Tried a search, but adv couldn't handle it :-) ...

Tried a search, but adv couldn't handle it :-)

Any of y'all pack your pup with you on your minimalist tours?
I've got an older pug I'd love to bring along, but the old milk crate is just too...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9,548
Views: 1,431,775
Posted By hoyden
It's a ...lovely... color combination. :puke1 ...

It's a ...lovely... color combination. :puke1

Screech the DR! Yay!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9,548
Views: 1,431,775
Posted By hoyden
Thanks! I am going to get it titled and...

Thanks! I am going to get it titled and registered today!
Unfortunately, there's a big storm supposed to hit tonight, so no enjoyable riding weather yet. :cry

Gotta love the "Saved by the Bell"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9,548
Views: 1,431,775
Posted By hoyden
Nothing that fancy. Just dropped em a little when...

Nothing that fancy. Just dropped em a little when I put the 2" lowering links on.
I was surprised by how physically large the DR350 looked next to my 200.

Here's my new-to-me DR200
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9,548
Views: 1,431,775
Posted By hoyden
I'm 5'4 with a 28" inseam (I think that's my...

I'm 5'4 with a 28" inseam (I think that's my inseam. It's pre-coffee, so disclaimer if that isn't correct :-) )

Not sure what the seat height is, but I'm still not solid footed. If it was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9,548
Views: 1,431,775
Posted By hoyden
Just picked up a 1996 DR200! Woot! I've got...

Just picked up a 1996 DR200! Woot!

I've got a DR350 and love it, but even with 2" lowering links, lowered seat and forks, it's still too tall. Boo. I've been riding (street) for a loooong time,...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-15-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,785
Posted By hoyden
Yes! Some of the best advice my dad gave me...

Yes!
Some of the best advice my dad gave me when I was 19 was
"The longer you plan, the less you are do-ing. At some point (sooner than later), you just have to GO and trust that it'll work out."...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,032
Posted By hoyden
Right on! Thanks! I really didn't want to...

Right on! Thanks!

I really didn't want to have to drain perfectly good oil. :-)
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,032
Posted By hoyden
(old thread... :-) ) My '91 DR350 is hard...

(old thread... :-) )

My '91 DR350 is hard to start when cold. Thinking valves might be tight. In the manual it says you have to drain the oil in order to check/adjust the valves.
I know some...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 49,446
Posted By hoyden
The PO had loctite on the bolts! Which...

The PO had loctite on the bolts!

Which after losing both my side panel bolts this past weekend (on the same ride!) I'm thinking isn't a bad idea. :D
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 49,446
Posted By hoyden
Got my rear rack mounted today. It's awesome! ...

Got my rear rack mounted today. It's awesome!

Of course, the process started slowly because a bolt wouldn't come out.
My friend brought over a breaker bar for that bolt and stayed to help.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 49,446
Posted By hoyden
I'm definitely interested in the panniers rack!...

I'm definitely interested in the panniers rack! Yay!
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