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Forum: Hacks Today, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By bk brkr baker
I went through the states list and saw several...

I went through the states list and saw several that said "The imformation is not available at this time. " I didn't see any that said it was not going to be a legal vehicle when they get around to...
Forum: Hacks Today, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By bk brkr baker
Which 3 states , and why would one province be...

Which 3 states , and why would one province be able to outlaw a type of "motorcycle" ?
Forum: Racing Today, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By bk brkr baker
The Proton was a V-5 ,pale imitation of the Honda...

The Proton was a V-5 ,pale imitation of the Honda V-5. There wasn't enough time or money to get it right and then it was gone.
KTM had a Moto GP team in their plans, but , not on the track. When...
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By bk brkr baker
The mile is not a "visit", it is the main event...

The mile is not a "visit", it is the main event on Friday. I'll get to Indy in time for the Flattrack, it's the best race of the weekend. Indy is just an O.K. place to watch Moto GP ,but, the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By bk brkr baker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&feature=player_detailpage#t=0

Here you go.
This features my KLR and tells why you should have one. And if you want something else get that too. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 155,061
Posted By bk brkr baker
I test rode one at Vintage Days. I rode a...

I test rode one at Vintage Days. I rode a Vintage.
It was about what I expected , big, heavy ,long and cushy.It definately had more power than my 88" Road King. 23" bigger motor should count, and it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,307
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://bikebreakerbaker.smugmug.com/Travel/Loopin-...

http://bikebreakerbaker.smugmug.com/Travel/Loopin-Seattle-to-WestFest/i-C6Rzp2v/0/L/loopin%27%20WF%20165-L.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 813,680
Posted By bk brkr baker
Trial by fire. Now tested and proven tough. I'm...

Trial by fire.
Now tested and proven tough. I'm sure your leather working buddy can fashion a cool extinguisher carrier.
I plan to come to Chattanooga to see the Cannonballers at the Coker Museum....
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By bk brkr baker
Have you checked Evil-bay for prices on Aprilla...

Have you checked Evil-bay for prices on Aprilla V-twins ?
I seen them as cheap as $500 in the winter. You would probably be better off with a complete wrecked bike as far as having all the little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12,882
Views: 1,231,316
Posted By bk brkr baker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&feature=player_detailpage#t=0
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,179
Posted By bk brkr baker
No need to get excited, the Slingshot is just a...

No need to get excited, the Slingshot is just a new spin on a proven concept.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,300
Views: 1,940,144
Posted By bk brkr baker
So, inmate quasi-inrem put up a request on the...

So, inmate quasi-inrem put up a request on the Northeast Regional forum to borrow some high milage ,older , dual sport bikes to use for a feature on his web-zine.
I was intrested and volenteered my...
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,362
Views: 2,310,509
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/World-Ducati-Week-2014-Day-3-13.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 76,051
Posted By bk brkr baker
Well if it has original paint, in this era, you...

Well if it has original paint, in this era, you would be streets ahead retaining it.In fact, if you can get it running without cleaning off any of the years coloration [patina], then that's the way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,115
Posted By bk brkr baker
He's in Florida, no hills.

He's in Florida, no hills.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,090
Posted By bk brkr baker
I nearly allways have the big wolfman tankbag on...

I nearly allways have the big wolfman tankbag on my KLR. When parked I set the helmet with gloves inside between the tankbag and windscreen over the ignition switch[with the keys in it] , uh-oh ! My...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 160,517
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://auto1s.com/img/cagiva-alazzurra1.jpg

http://auto1s.com/img/cagiva-alazzurra1.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,751
Views: 750,509
Posted By bk brkr baker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVoaKdc8org&feature=player_detailpage#t=16

This is a test ride that used my KLR as the subject.
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By bk brkr baker
There's a comprarison test in the newest issue of...

There's a comprarison test in the newest issue of Motorcyclist mag. They put a Honda 250 CRF-L up against a Zero DS equiped with the extra battery pack.
They do a 90 mile ride, starting on freeway...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,689
Posted By bk brkr baker
Not excatly, it's a shock to see a body part...

Not excatly, it's a shock to see a body part hanging off instead of in the position that you're used to seeing it in.
The pisser part was dealing with the horse owners lawyers telling me that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,689
Posted By bk brkr baker
I have handguards on my KLR. They would not have...

I have handguards on my KLR. They would not have helped that night on the MZ Skorpion.
The board came up from below, whacking my middle and ring finger while pinching off the pinky, and jamming my...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By bk brkr baker
Same thing happened to a friend with a race bike....

Same thing happened to a friend with a race bike. After a couple of years he sold the bike again. He never has heard from the first buyer.
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,067
Posted By bk brkr baker
Red flag on the small end, ag style slow moving...

Red flag on the small end, ag style slow moving sign on the front , you're golden.
Ever consider a trailer?
Or you could drag them travois style. For authenticity.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,689
Posted By bk brkr baker
The tip of my right pinky finger when a horse ran...

The tip of my right pinky finger when a horse ran toward ,instead of away from the road when I was passing. He hit the wood fence knocking the top board off. It flew into my path ,connected with my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,546
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://bikebreakerbaker.smugmug.com/Travel/Skeedad...

http://bikebreakerbaker.smugmug.com/Travel/Skeedadle-to-Seattle/i-Kjh9XCJ/0/L/skeedadle%20to%20seattle%20396-L.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,456
Posted By bk brkr baker
Wots a Zot ?

Wots a Zot ?
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,415
Posted By bk brkr baker
Looks beefy and brutish for a 500. I like it !

Looks beefy and brutish for a 500. I like it !
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,661
Views: 1,130,973
Posted By bk brkr baker
I bought ,as it turns out my only I-4 way back in...

I bought ,as it turns out my only I-4 way back in 1975.A Kawasaki 900 Z-1 B. I was 19 and rode it to work,to travel ,to parties ,to the stores, heck I rode it everywhere. For a few years I didn't...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,297
Posted By bk brkr baker
3 people on a sidecar in for 3000 miles on...

3 people on a sidecar in for 3000 miles on dirt/gravel roads ?
I hope you have a film crew following, it will make great reality TV.
Wife in sidecar, boy on back of bike ? Vice-versa ? I guess you...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-03-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By bk brkr baker
The paper built appears to show the rear exhaust...

The paper built appears to show the rear exhaust dumping on the swing-arm pivot. Is there enough room to redirect that pipe ?
When the Gladius came out someone built a dirty version that looked the...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 544,456
Posted By bk brkr baker
So, you appreciate that HP sidecars are fun,yet...

So, you appreciate that HP sidecars are fun,yet somehow conclude that the fun would soon be over ?
I don't agree.
I rode a FJ 1100 SideBike from California to Kentucky, and though it was never...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 813,680
Posted By bk brkr baker
Instant smile and a big thumbs up ,when I saw the...

Instant smile and a big thumbs up ,when I saw the first "finished" pic.
And I laughed loud reading the oil tank.
And a Nimbus! You got the Sunbeam, now the Nimbus, if you're not careful you'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By bk brkr baker
<IFRAME style="Z-INDEX: 100001; POSITION: fixed;...

<IFRAME style="Z-INDEX: 100001; POSITION: fixed; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; WIDTH: 100%; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; HEIGHT: 30px; MARGIN-LEFT: 0px;...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1f/Husqvarna_Moto-Reve_191X.jpg

Husqvarna V-twin from the late teen's. Husqvarna's been around since 1918.
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,205
Posted By bk brkr baker
Well,as an old noisey bike fan , I'd like to say,...

Well,as an old noisey bike fan , I'd like to say, Go ! Guy.
Let the gods of internal combustion triumph over the whir of electricity !
Just one more time, let the dead dinos rule.
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By bk brkr baker
American Eagle Spirit body with the fender sliced...

American Eagle Spirit body with the fender sliced off. Other than that you have it with the home brewed part.
I think if you got it really cheap it might be3 a place to start.
Really cheap means...
Forum: Hacks 06-25-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,362
Views: 2,310,509
Posted By bk brkr baker
http://37.media.tumblr.com/4c8f4f30e4f7ffb304fb62f...

http://37.media.tumblr.com/4c8f4f30e4f7ffb304fb62f0b4cdecc7/tumblr_ml7g6uz71w1rkpv2bo1_1280.jpg (http://thenewcaferacersociety.blogspot.com.br/2009/01/luigi-cavannas-record-breaker.html)

Luigi...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 76,051
Posted By bk brkr baker
As rugged individualists they chose not to cross...

As rugged individualists they chose not to cross the the USA. Maybe they thought it was too soft and cushy ? Or were they wary of bad reactions from the recent {then } hostilities ?
But,they did...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By bk brkr baker
See any pic of a pre-08 KLR. It's a heck of a...

See any pic of a pre-08 KLR. It's a heck of a start.
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 28,362
Posted By bk brkr baker
Do you lack optimism, or vision ?

Do you lack optimism, or vision ?
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