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Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 862,635
Posted By amycyclenut
rd350

1974 RD350 in 1975 colors. Running and driving but needed a little TLC, 15,000'ish miles, <$800. My first two stroke!

https://girlswitholdcrap.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/p7052265.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8,253
Views: 3,281,689
Posted By amycyclenut
fz600

Picked up a new ride a few weeks ago, 1986 FZ600. Cleaned the carbs, flushed the brake fluid, fixed the leaky petcock and a new front tire. Now all I need is a photo of me riding it with a jet in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By amycyclenut
Awesome, thank you all!!

Awesome, thank you all!!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By amycyclenut
Question Yamaha question

I just recently picked up a 1986 FZ600 and noticed that as with many other Yamaha's there is a FZ600S and a FZ600S CA. Can someone tell me what the "CA" stand for.... I'm guessing California or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,468
Posted By amycyclenut
I'm 40 now, but I was your daughter once. I know...

I'm 40 now, but I was your daughter once. I know exactly how she feels. Hell, I'm still that little girl when I'm with my dad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 294,828
Posted By amycyclenut
Just got my Vermont plate in the mail Saturday!...

Just got my Vermont plate in the mail Saturday! 1972 CB175 for $76.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,534
Posted By amycyclenut
In Colorado (well at least Denver metroplex), we...

In Colorado (well at least Denver metroplex), we have vans that sit on the side of the road with cameras. An officer has to be in the van and signs the ticket. The max fine they can issue via this...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,213
Posted By amycyclenut
Bolt Depot (http://www.boltdepot.com/), awesome...

Bolt Depot (http://www.boltdepot.com/), awesome on-line resource for standard and metric. Just about any size and length you could need and you can buy 1 or 20 of the same item. Just wish they...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,208
Posted By amycyclenut
http://youtu.be/B7EcWwlhzBM

http://youtu.be/B7EcWwlhzBM
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,130
Posted By amycyclenut
Would titanium (albeit expensive) work? Have you...

Would titanium (albeit expensive) work? Have you tried: http://www.probolt-usa.com/
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,570
Posted By amycyclenut
Back in 1994/5 when I lived in Oklahoma City, I...

Back in 1994/5 when I lived in Oklahoma City, I was rear-ended while sitting at a stop light (in my car) by a young guy who's insurance had lapped just 24 hours prior. I was working for an attorney...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 862,635
Posted By amycyclenut
1970 CB350 for $800. Bike was in the same family...

1970 CB350 for $800. Bike was in the same family since new (dad>son#1>son#2). Last ran ~3 years ago, but "not very well". I did a proper valve adjustment and timing and bob's you're uncle.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8,253
Views: 3,281,689
Posted By amycyclenut
Yep, about 15 years ago the bike was "restored"...

Yep, about 15 years ago the bike was "restored" and apparently to keep it "old school" they decided to replace the disks with drums?! I don't know the full story, maybe it had been wrecked and they...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8,253
Views: 3,281,689
Posted By amycyclenut
CB450, I posted a pic last year, but she's got a...

CB450, I posted a pic last year, but she's got a new paint job... ferrari red (rosso scuderia). This shot is near the summit of Snowy Range Pass in Wyoming.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Check out this site:...

Check out this site: http://f800riders.org/forum/forumdisplay.php/123-F800R-Discussion

I own one, bought it this fall so I don't have a lot of miles on it. I'm only 5'4" so the pull backs are a...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By amycyclenut
As a side note, to help protect the outside of...

As a side note, to help protect the outside of the tank, I wrapped mine in several layers of saran wrap (plastic wrap).
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Oh geeze, thanks for pointing that out! That's...

Oh geeze, thanks for pointing that out! That's totally doable!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Cool, thanks for describing it! Is attaching the...

Cool, thanks for describing it! Is attaching the extension to the existing brake line something I can do myself... are special tools necessary? If it's just a matter of bleeding the brakes, seems...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,318
Posted By amycyclenut
I found the heat uncomfortable, ymmv. I bent...

I found the heat uncomfortable, ymmv.

I bent the frame on the 650GS on Hagerman Pass, bought a new bike.
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,318
Posted By amycyclenut
A friend of mine was given one by the shop to...

A friend of mine was given one by the shop to ride for the weekend. She let me ride it. I didn't like it. There was so much heat from the engine it became uncomfortable at times. And the on/off...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By amycyclenut
Question paint shop in Denver ?

Hey guys, anyone out there know of a good paint shop in the Denver area. :ear I want to get the tins on my CB450 painted. My tank needs "straightening" and I suck at it. I actually suck at the whole...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
The Verholens are supposed to come with a...

The Verholens are supposed to come with a replacement brake line. Did yours? If so, was it an extension or a whole new brake line and if new, how does it attach to that bracket attachment on the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Apparently there is an "extension" made that...

Apparently there is an "extension" made that attaches in-between the master cylinder and the original brakeline. So it appears the original banjo connection is removed and the line is then attached...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
This is the custom brake line bracket that runs...

This is the custom brake line bracket that runs in the front of the bike and seems to me to be the big issue with changing out that front brake line. I don't see any evidence that the brake lines...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
I'm not sure about the pre-2012's, but on the...

I'm not sure about the pre-2012's, but on the 2012 there is a very unique attachment (front of the bike) that several brake lines run into, and the end of those connections are integrated into this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Hmmm, I imagine that would be more pull back than...

Hmmm, I imagine that would be more pull back than you have brake line still? I had installed Rox risers on the f6gs and was lucky enough to be very tight with the mechanics at the BMW shop where I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
Thanks guys. I've actually seen pics of bikes...

Thanks guys. I've actually seen pics of bikes with that touratech one, but I can't find any such thing on their usa site. In fact they don't even have the f8r bike listed. grrr

edited - well,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 201,867
Posted By amycyclenut
I read this entire thread, so I hope I didn't...

I read this entire thread, so I hope I didn't miss this.... but do they make a skid plate for this bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35,670
Views: 9,028,747
Posted By amycyclenut
^^^^^^ absolutely true story :nod

^^^^^^ absolutely true story :nod
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,278
Posted By amycyclenut
http://adjustable-levers.com/categories/shop-by-bi...

http://adjustable-levers.com/categories/shop-by-bike-model/bmw/2008-2012-bmw-f800gs.html

No idea the quality.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,180
Posted By amycyclenut
Never use it on the GS, use the side stand to...

Never use it on the GS, use the side stand to kill the bike and then turn off with my key. Almost always in gear unless in my garage or something.

As to the OP's original question about what the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,623
Posted By amycyclenut
Wolfman Explorer Lite and I like it.

Wolfman Explorer Lite and I like it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
Awesome Joz, I'll keep you posted!

Awesome Joz, I'll keep you posted!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
Italian's are sexy... I'll find out :D

Italian's are sexy... I'll find out :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
That bike is HOT!

That bike is HOT!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
Awesome Laura. Not sure of the finer details just...

Awesome Laura. Not sure of the finer details just yet. I'll keep you posted, would love to have you join us!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
haha, have your agent contact my agent :evil

haha, have your agent contact my agent :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,222
Posted By amycyclenut
Question Denver area photo shoot for Tucker Rocky's Firstgear Catalog

Hey Denver area residents, a friend of mine works in the design department for Tucker Rocky in Dallas, Texas and she's responsible for the next edition of their Firstgear adventure touring catalog. A...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,857
Posted By amycyclenut
I ride primarily street and I was wearing the...

I ride primarily street and I was wearing the Shoei Hornet, but I agree with a previous poster, for ME, at HW speeds my head was all over the place. Even my friend riding behind me noticed. I hated...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,229
Posted By amycyclenut
Personally, I agree with Flagger, initially I...

Personally, I agree with Flagger, initially I thought the reservoir was going to drive me mad.... but I recognized right away, I didn't notice it all all! :clap
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