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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,753
Posted By hugemoth
CDI for my Trail 90/Lifan 140cc cost under $6...

CDI for my Trail 90/Lifan 140cc cost under $6 including shipping.
CDI for my Zongshen 200cc cost under $8 including shipping.
CDI for my Lifan 200cc cost under $12 including shipping.

Can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,753
Posted By hugemoth
Fuel pumps are expensive and that's not the only...

Fuel pumps are expensive and that's not the only thing that can fail in an EFI system. Maybe I should pull a trailer with $1000 worth of parts?

I'm finished feeding the troll.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,753
Posted By hugemoth
I prefer electronic ignition and carry a spare...

I prefer electronic ignition and carry a spare CDI unit on all my bikes that have one. I've had a CDI go out also.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,753
Posted By hugemoth
Exactly why I said some people won't understand....

Exactly why I said some people won't understand. If I were riding around Arkansas I'd have no problem with EFI either. Remote area travel is reserved for my carbed motorcycles while my cars are used...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By hugemoth
I used a Tiny Tach in my business for about 10...

I used a Tiny Tach in my business for about 10 years. It always worked just fine until the battery which was not replaceable finally died.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,753
Posted By hugemoth
I'd go for EFI on a commute bike or any bike...

I'd go for EFI on a commute bike or any bike that's going to be ridden in a populated area with cell phone service. On any bike that is going to be ridden in remote area I want a carb. That may be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,002
Posted By hugemoth
The old Silverwing makes a great commute bike but...

The old Silverwing makes a great commute bike but they are over 30 years old and are apt to need some work to get them into good shape. I particularly like the quick mount hard bags, box, and pillion...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-20-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,245
Posted By hugemoth
N43 19' 15.2" W121 00' 59.8" Beasley Dry...

N43 19' 15.2" W121 00' 59.8" Beasley Dry Lake.
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By hugemoth
I'd like to find a hot 27 year old blond liberal...

I'd like to find a hot 27 year old blond liberal Democrat anti gun undocumented hippy chick to ride with me to Floriduh...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 142,669
Posted By hugemoth
http://www.arrowheadology.com/forums/attachments/w...

http://www.arrowheadology.com/forums/attachments/what-world/25303d1286848085-far-side-humor-fs_st.jpg
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By hugemoth
Thompson's Eagle Claw motorcycle campground in...

Thompson's Eagle Claw motorcycle campground in Tok has small cabins and cabin tents for cheap. You can even sleep over night in an ambulance if that's your thing. http://www.thompsonseaglesclaw.com/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11,562
Views: 2,342,176
Posted By hugemoth
And one more. At least this one has some...

And one more. At least this one has some aesthetic appeal.

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/5027472176.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00808_VsP5N9XWBQ_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11,562
Views: 2,342,176
Posted By hugemoth
Honda 90 Custom Rocket, only $2000.00! ...

Honda 90 Custom Rocket, only $2000.00!

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/4997715116.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_4n8ApWaRj2l_600x450.jpg
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By hugemoth
I'd ride with you even though I'm a long haired,...

I'd ride with you even though I'm a long haired, atheist, liberal, Democrat. I am retired though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,525
Posted By hugemoth
I have a Zongshen bike that looks like a dual...

I have a Zongshen bike that looks like a dual sport with 21/18 wheels, a high front fender, etc., but it's really a street bike with not a lot of suspension travel. Rides like an 80s street bike too....
Forum: Americas 05-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By hugemoth
Thompson's Eagle Claw motorcycle campground in...

Thompson's Eagle Claw motorcycle campground in Tok Alaska is a nice place. Good people, reasonable prices, good location for anyone riding to Alaska.

http://www.thompsonseaglesclaw.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,525
Posted By hugemoth
The Mash is a nice looking bike. Good to see the...

The Mash is a nice looking bike. Good to see the Chinese making nice bikes with larger than 250cc.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8,766
Views: 2,506,062
Posted By hugemoth
With the availability of inexpensive Chinese...

With the availability of inexpensive Chinese Honda clone horizontal engines all the little old bikes can be saved from the scrap yard and given new life. For a few hundred bucks and a weekend of work...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By hugemoth
Thanks for all the tips.

Thanks for all the tips.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By hugemoth
I used to commute 80 miles per day on a Vespa...

I used to commute 80 miles per day on a Vespa Rally 200 which is a classic 2 stroke. Great weather protection, never had a break down. It was really the perfect commute machine. Maintenance amounted...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 43,893
Posted By hugemoth
Do the crash bars attach at the bottom to the...

Do the crash bars attach at the bottom to the tabs on the engine block?

I like the modification to the rear box to hold a larger box on top.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By hugemoth
My camping preference would be Valley of the Gods...

My camping preference would be Valley of the Gods because it's more protected from wind and lightning and I like the scenery. There are no developed campgrounds along either road.

Edit: N37.31161...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By hugemoth
I was going to upload a couple pics of my...

I was going to upload a couple pics of my favorite camp spot along Valley of the Gods road and of Muley Point but Photobucket isn't working right now.

You can camp anywhere you want along both...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By hugemoth
I haven't camped there but have ridden out there...

I haven't camped there but have ridden out there a few times and have seen people camping in several places near the end of the road. Shouldn't be a problem finding a site. Another nice area to camp...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By hugemoth
I want to trailer my little dual sport over there...

I want to trailer my little dual sport over there behind my truck camper to explore the area. Looking for suggestions on a place to camp that's not far off the pavement near the west end of Magruder.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,525
Posted By hugemoth
My mistake. Take out the 1.8 gallons of gas and...

My mistake. Take out the 1.8 gallons of gas and you're still left with 269 lb. Great bike for what it was designed but not exactly light weight compared to other 200cc bikes. My little Zongshen 200...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,525
Posted By hugemoth
TW dry weight is more like 280 lbs.

TW dry weight is more like 280 lbs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8,933
Views: 566,229
Posted By hugemoth
You got it.

You got it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
That's WAY WAY longer than I've ever gotten out...

That's WAY WAY longer than I've ever gotten out of a chain, and I always buy DID which I thought was the best. Any idea what brand it was?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8,933
Views: 566,229
Posted By hugemoth
Hint This pic taken from the same spot,...

Hint

This pic taken from the same spot, aimed more to the left and zoomed in.

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a583/QDM2/DSCN0349_zpssjqhr06t.jpg

You might pass this meadow on the ride.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
It all depends on the model of bike. The old...

It all depends on the model of bike. The old Goldwings were definitely clunky to shift. A good positive clunk but you could definitely feel it shift. The CX/GL 500s on the other hand have a smooth...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
Could well be that not all bikes require...

Could well be that not all bikes require lubrication. On the old Hondas it's only done when the tire is changed and adds another 5 minutes of time.
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
It's in the factory service manual for my Hondas...

It's in the factory service manual for my Hondas but not in the owners manual. A special grease with a high molybdenum content is used.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By hugemoth
http://californiascooterco.com/blog/ I don't...

http://californiascooterco.com/blog/

I don't own one of those but do own a 10 year old bike made by the same company.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By hugemoth
How about one of these....

How about one of these. http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/csc-manufacturer/2015-csc-cyclone-rx-3-review.html
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8,933
Views: 566,229
Posted By hugemoth
OK, since I have thousands of pics of the NW...

OK, since I have thousands of pics of the NW here's another one that should be pretty easy.

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a583/QDM2/DSCN0347_zpsfezzeljq.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
I'm not familiar with that particular bike but...

I'm not familiar with that particular bike but generally it's just a matter of removing the wheel which is easier than a chain drive bike, then 3 more bolts to remove the final drive. Smear a little...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,943
Posted By hugemoth
Shaft drive is wonderful on a street bike. I...

Shaft drive is wonderful on a street bike. I always hated getting ready for a long trip having to calculate whether the chain/sprockets would need to be replaced during the trip or if they would make...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8,933
Views: 566,229
Posted By hugemoth
You got it.

You got it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8,933
Views: 566,229
Posted By hugemoth
OK, where is this cabin? ...

OK, where is this cabin?

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a583/QDM2/P6282258s_zpsf4df43c3.jpg
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