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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 779,689
Posted By Mobiker
Thanks. I'm feeling much better now :beer ...

Thanks. I'm feeling much better now :beer

Nope. I admit that old airheads makes me :raabia but I've had this one a long time. Kind of grew on me.
...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,319
Posted By Mobiker
Never road a wee, but I have a Tiger 800....

Never road a wee, but I have a Tiger 800. Buffeting wasn't too bad, but the noise was pretty bad. Stock windshield.

Have you tried just taking the windscreen off?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 779,689
Posted By Mobiker
I saw some of that 85 octane when I was in...

I saw some of that 85 octane when I was in western Nebraska a few weeks ago. Being a flatlander (hill-lander?) I was leery of putting it in the old BMW, so I spent the few extra cents for the 87.
...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mobiker
Olympia makes a range of moto clothes not just...

Olympia makes a range of moto clothes not just adventure riding gear.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mobiker
I'll say something good about the A3 front. Its a...

I'll say something good about the A3 front. Its a great tire for pavement or gravel. I like it enough that when this one wears out, I'll get another. Might feel different if I did real off road with...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 61,002
Posted By Mobiker
Lonnie Ray's in Harrisburg, Missouri. Real hole...

Lonnie Ray's in Harrisburg, Missouri. Real hole in the wall. Real good bbq.

http://lonnieraysbbq.com/

Let me know when you'll be there and I'll meet you there if I'm in town.
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,302
Posted By Mobiker
I had a '72 H2 and agree. I always thought, and...

I had a '72 H2 and agree. I always thought, and still do, that it was a good looking bike. I'm showing my age (and good taste :nod ), but I think a tail section like the old H2 or the 1st gen FZ1 not...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Mobiker
http://www.bestrestproducts.com/images/Product/lar...

http://www.bestrestproducts.com/images/Product/large/30.jpg

I have an older one of these without the feet or guage.
Kind of pricey. Works good.
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Mobiker
Nealy is 1.25" diameter by 7.25" long.

Nealy is 1.25" diameter by 7.25" long.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 177,689
Posted By Mobiker
Here's one source that I read yesterday. Doesn't...

Here's one source that I read yesterday. Doesn't say anything about increased mpg though, so probably not where Brian got his info.

...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By Mobiker
Check to see if the mounts are the original...

Check to see if the mounts are the original rubber mounts. If they are make sure they are all still in one piece. When I replaced my diode board I discovered that 2 of the rubber mounts had separated...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 824,690
Posted By Mobiker
Good pics!

Good pics!
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 403,592
Posted By Mobiker
http://usmilitary.about.com/od/theorderlyroom/f/fa...

http://usmilitary.about.com/od/theorderlyroom/f/faqflag.htm
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,181
Posted By Mobiker
Funny thing is, at least based on the inmates...

Funny thing is, at least based on the inmates here, is a lot of Americans are cross shopping the 700 and 500. I'm one of them. The 500 and 700 are both high on my list to eventually...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,181
Posted By Mobiker
Still, it seems like there would be some economic...

Still, it seems like there would be some economic incentive to only producing the 750 and importing it into the US. It occurs to me that its quite possible, Honda looked at the cost of getting the...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,181
Posted By Mobiker
Considering the NC was meant to have a world...

Considering the NC was meant to have a world engine and be a world platform, having two slightly different size engines in otherwise identical bikes does seem to be a needless complication.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 236,898
Posted By Mobiker
The success of the XR1200 certainly...

The success of the XR1200 certainly proves....wait. What?
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,512
Posted By Mobiker
Probably not what you meant, but you did say...

Probably not what you meant, but you did say "screaming meemie".....

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992960&highlight=yamaha


Seller removed info, but looks like its still...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,000
Posted By Mobiker
$175 for set up isn't bad if thy actually do a...

$175 for set up isn't bad if thy actually do a good job. $175 for paperwork seems excessive, but it may depend on where you live. Having purchased both new cars and new motorcycles in Missouri, there...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,632
Posted By Mobiker
I bought a Honda Hawk GT that had been down....

I bought a Honda Hawk GT that had been down. Dented tank, cracked plastic, scuffed this, bent that. I test rode it and it seemed to ride straight and everything worked. I put 4 or 5000 miles on it...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 779,689
Posted By Mobiker
I've worn white helmets for years. Last year I...

I've worn white helmets for years. Last year I bought a hi vis (aka retina searing yellow) Arai RX-Q off an inmate. I wouldn't have bought the yellow if I was buying new. I would have gotten white....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,810
Posted By Mobiker
Milligan, Nebraska ...

Milligan, Nebraska

http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp83232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv534%3C%3Dot%3E9585%3D9%3B%3A%3D345%3DXROQDF%3E266%3C%3A74474254ot1lsi

Ellsworth, Nebraska
...
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,063
Posted By Mobiker
Never heard of Elio before. Looks like a good car...

Never heard of Elio before. Looks like a good car for loners.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 848,111
Posted By Mobiker
That's awful. Best wishes for a complete recovery.

That's awful. Best wishes for a complete recovery.
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,788
Posted By Mobiker
+ however many for the Sportster. I had an old...

+ however many for the Sportster. I had an old ironhead with solid lifters and chain drive. Even then it was one of the easiest bikes to maintain. Everything is easy to get too.

One that is not on...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mobiker
The GS actually takes a 130/80-17 and the OP's...

The GS actually takes a 130/80-17 and the OP's original choice of the Tourance is available in a 130/80-17.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,675
Posted By Mobiker
Butt radius! :lol3

Butt radius! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,000
Posted By Mobiker
[QUOTE=LostViking;24794068] Once in 1978 on a...

[QUOTE=LostViking;24794068]
Once in 1978 on a Yamaha XS 400 Special. Because I was stupid. It started sputtering, i reached down to turn it to reserve, and it was already there. Duh! I was 18 at the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,000
Posted By Mobiker
Most likely. I was stopped at a gas station when...

Most likely. I was stopped at a gas station when two old ladies asked if I was going to Sturgis. I said, "No, that's where everybody else is going, so I'm going the other way."

Still, Harleys out...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,000
Posted By Mobiker
If I was in the market for a cruiser, I'd be...

If I was in the market for a cruiser, I'd be headed to the closest Indian dealer to check it out. I'm not going to buy a cruiser so when I eventually see one, I'll admire it for what it is.

As I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,948
Views: 629,833
Posted By Mobiker
The middle of nowhere? Hell boy, you live right...

The middle of nowhere? Hell boy, you live right there in some of the finest motorcycling country. The middle of nowhere would be, like, Manhattan :D

Understand your point though. The closest BMW...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 42,614
Posted By Mobiker
Could be, but to me a 450 pound "adventure" bike...

Could be, but to me a 450 pound "adventure" bike is an entirely different proposition (and much more attractive) than a 600+ pound behemoth.
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mobiker
I've been through the Rockies in several...

I've been through the Rockies in several different carbureted cages and they mostly lost a lot of power. An easy trick a mechanic in Colorado showed me waaaay back in the old days when cars had...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 824,690
Posted By Mobiker
My "stayin' in a hotel" set up ...

My "stayin' in a hotel" set up

http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp83232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv3554%3Dot%3E9585%3D9%3B%3A%3D345%3DXROQDF%3E2655872387254ot1lsi
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 74,000
Posted By Mobiker
Or KTM's 75 degree V.

Or KTM's 75 degree V.
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 169,883
Posted By Mobiker
Nope. I ride what I want. If anybody has a...

Nope. I ride what I want. If anybody has a problem with that....well it's their problem. Nothing I can do about that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 161,113
Posted By Mobiker
Ellsworth, Nebraska. The post office is in the...

Ellsworth, Nebraska. The post office is in the right end of the building.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 583,282
Posted By Mobiker
Milligan, Nebraska ...

Milligan, Nebraska

http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp83232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv77%3B4%3Dot%3E9585%3D9%3B%3A%3D345%3DXROQDF%3E266%3C%3A74456254ot1lsi

Route 27, Nebraska
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 436,472
Posted By Mobiker
Carhenge! ...

Carhenge!

http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp83232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv%3B%3B8%3Enu%3D%3A494%3E8%3C9%3E254%3EWSNRCG%3D357%3B%3B65399345nu0mrj
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 831,826
Posted By Mobiker
Route 2, western Nebraska ...

Route 2, western Nebraska

http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp83232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv5327%3Dot%3E9585%3D9%3B%3A%3D345%3DXROQDF%3E266%3C%3A93934254ot1lsi

Route 2, Sydney, Iowa
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