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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15,608
Views: 1,836,948
Posted By halmc
2" lowering stuff

Still have Koubalink 2" lowering dogbones; and bar risers permitting triple clamps to fit lower in the forks. Hundred bucks shipped. The 'bones were on the bike for one eighty mile ride and the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
Thinking man's Ural

http://images.craigslist.org/00A0A_bbGy1DdVZtz_600x450.jpg

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4728029372.html

(how much for just the blue mirrors?)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-15-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 135,987
Posted By halmc
All markets are soft when I'm selling, going like...

All markets are soft when I'm selling, going like gang-busters when I'm buying.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 827,390
Posted By halmc
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 827,390
Posted By halmc
'81 XLS. Should have left it where it was.

Bought this XLS for $850. Then spent a little more on it:

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/xlsbike02aa.jpg

"Front wheel has some rust":
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-12-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
Maybe a very difficult son of a bitch would...

Maybe a very difficult son of a bitch would revive the BBTOR to its former mediocrity!
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15,608
Views: 1,836,948
Posted By halmc
Windscreen needed

I need a stock windscreen for '06 Dakar in reasonably good shape. Shipping company broke mine. PM if you have and are willing to part with it for reasonable bux, please.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-06-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
http://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_f4PHwWgpyco_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_f4PHwWgpyco_600x450.jpg

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcd/4696294987.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29,938
Views: 2,236,738
Posted By halmc
There's another aspect too: If your bike is duly...

There's another aspect too: If your bike is duly registered and tagged in Florida (Florida does not require insurance on motorcycles) you are entitled to operate your m/c in each of the 50 states in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-06-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29,938
Views: 2,236,738
Posted By halmc
I normally don't insure bikes at all, unless I'm...

I normally don't insure bikes at all, unless I'm gonna spend significant time out of Fla.

But since I was recently out of state, I insured an '06 F650 Dakar for $110 for a year -- full coverage...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 56,319
Posted By halmc
Anybody tried the motion pro throttle cables? ...

Anybody tried the motion pro throttle cables?

Good fit and quality?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29,938
Views: 2,236,738
Posted By halmc
KTM talk two stroke is full of pages on the...

KTM talk two stroke is full of pages on the issue. Two general reasons: prior to 2012, starters are 350 watts; 2012 and after, 410W. The 410 is da one to have. Second, there's about four little...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 29,938
Views: 2,236,738
Posted By halmc
Agree. My experience with lithium batteries is...

Agree. My experience with lithium batteries is mixed. So lead/acid are heavy - - - but predictable.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
I know the bike well: ...

I know the bike well:

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/IMG_0219.jpg


http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4695526325.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-25-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 135,987
Posted By halmc
Nice F650 Dakar, just back from GDR, never down....

Nice F650 Dakar, just back from GDR, never down. Tallahassee. $4750. Just kidding, re the never down. This was along a deeply rutted trail somewhere in Montana, I thnk, and at walking speed, fooling...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-25-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 135,987
Posted By halmc
As you know, I have just the bike for you. It...

As you know, I have just the bike for you. It even sports dirtyish tires.
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,113
Posted By halmc
It's hard to bitch at Max about a recently...

It's hard to bitch at Max about a recently received order when your beak is full of M&M's. It's a brilliant practice by (IMHO) a top drawer dealer.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
Yeah, who would do such a thing. I think I...

Yeah, who would do such a thing. I think I outlasted the Ascot -- he got new head gasket in the back, and from a few months ago, got a new jug and piston up front. He do run mighty fine now, tho',...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15,608
Views: 1,836,948
Posted By halmc
One dark and stormy day in Perry, Florida,...

One dark and stormy day in Perry, Florida, lightning hit a tree about 50' from where I was gassing the bike up. very shortly, as I rode off, I noted that the odometer no longer indicated the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
A fuckus scooter

Ugly bastard, but still, a Fuckus has some appeal:

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4672473434.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_3Ylqy1mAIk0_600x450.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 29,938
Views: 2,236,738
Posted By halmc
A brief GDR ride report

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25098865&postcount=544
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 232,977
Posted By halmc
Thankis to Cannonshot's trip logs (and maps from...

Thankis to Cannonshot's trip logs (and maps from the bicycle folks) me 'n' a bud did the GDR over the last couple of weeks. Because of construction south of Rawlins, CO, and a couple days of rain to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15,608
Views: 1,836,948
Posted By halmc
Fun in Montana:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/10484065_651956051586101_2695105042860879966_o.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-09-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
I never get the "no lowballers" warning. I want...

I never get the "no lowballers" warning. I want all offers, including the lowballers, since I often wind up selling to one of the sunsabitches. (excepting any and all ADV inmates to whom I've sold...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
Do not mess with a guy who has Over Drive: ...

Do not mess with a guy who has Over Drive:

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/IMG_0018-1.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
Here's the new one. Hint: you'll have to wear a...

Here's the new one. Hint: you'll have to wear a helmet to legally get it. Oh, and the coordinates: 30 42' 38.05" N / 84 03' 28.76W There's a piano inside.

...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
Snagged!

Thank goodness some asshole put some gnarly tires on this little crown jewel:

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj271/halmca/IMG_0007-2.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By halmc
Ahhh. So if there's no neutral in between, the...

Ahhh. So if there's no neutral in between, the bushing doesn't seize; and if there is, it does.

I think cueball wears a 10W.

Well, there's no question that it makes sense to deal with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By halmc
Fair enough. How does the gear indexing mange to...

Fair enough. How does the gear indexing mange to return in all the other gear changes?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By halmc
Crapper, if it's just the linkage, how come it...

Crapper, if it's just the linkage, how come it shows up only in first to second to first shifts? Linkage doesn't know whether it shifting from first to second to first, or from forth to fifth to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 82,698
Posted By halmc
About five miles from my fukkin' digs. I wonder...

About five miles from my fukkin' digs. I wonder if I can resist it.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
This fuckwad's head always makes me think that...

This fuckwad's head always makes me think that common decency demands that he put a rubber over it.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 869,508
Posted By halmc
Doug I'd like one of these for my groovy Honda...

Doug I'd like one of these for my groovy Honda Ascot with the functioning cooling system. Do you think they'd have 'em in stock?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-28-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
Nice thread if it survives. ...

Nice thread if it survives. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005374

http://i1281.photobucket.com/albums/a503/trekkar1/ktm5252_zps2abf5f92.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-24-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
Be still my throbbing heart . . .

http://images.craigslist.org/00N0N_h0lBkWTFAcd_600x450.jpg

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4634181923.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-21-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
Some assembly required . . .

"Better get started on that escape vehicle-- the poop is hitting the air circulation device!! Price negotiable"


http://images.craigslist.org/00Q0Q_5wfUYcynVAW_600x450.jpg
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-21-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
http://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_7zKLZCzbtRu_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_7zKLZCzbtRu_600x450.jpg

http://tallahassee.craigslist.org/mcy/4592737213.html

Looks like it was running when it quit.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-19-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
I stand rebuked. And you still owe me lunch.

I stand rebuked. And you still owe me lunch.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-19-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 467,800
Posted By halmc
Danny makes a major score.:clap Are we back...

Danny makes a major score.:clap

Are we back to sniping at each other despite my suggestion -- and I thought agreement -- that we don't?
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 56,319
Posted By halmc
Geeze, it sure woulda been.

Geeze, it sure woulda been.
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