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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 167,172
Posted By ihatemybike
Great write up. Route 66 part brings up many fond...

Great write up. Route 66 part brings up many fond memories of my journeys of its length.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,725
Posted By ihatemybike
Doh! Guess that explains why your tracks are on...

Doh! Guess that explains why your tracks are on the interstates and moving fairly quick. Still a hell of a ride and I'm immensely jealous.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8,784
Views: 2,512,297
Posted By ihatemybike
Join me in pestering Cleveland Cyclewerks for the...

Join me in pestering Cleveland Cyclewerks for the street legal version of the FXx/FXr. Supposedly it's just a matter of CCW gauging interest to justify the cost of pushing the paperwork through.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 187,877
Posted By ihatemybike
They were sold as scooters. Their modern brethren...

They were sold as scooters. Their modern brethren Honda Wave, Honda Super Cub, etc are all sold as scooters.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,464
Views: 550,482
Posted By ihatemybike
HONDA SUPER CUB MOTORCYCLE w/ only 3,178 miles! - $125000 (Niles, IL)

HONDA SUPER CUB MOTORCYCLE w/ only 3,178 miles! - $125000<small> (Niles, IL)</small>

This is a 1965 Honda Super Cub 50cc Motorcycle ALL WHITE!!! Automatic Starter and No Clutch to fuss with! ...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-14-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By ihatemybike
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By ihatemybike
While not a scooter, I commute 18 miles to work...

While not a scooter, I commute 18 miles to work on a small two stroke and have taken a few long distance trips, putting over 6000 miles on the bike in the two years I've owned it. Smoke smell never...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18,014
Views: 954,497
Posted By ihatemybike
Had to Google Street View that bridge just now to...

Had to Google Street View that bridge just now to see what the big deal is. Looks, eh, fun. I haven't ridden over many open grate bridges and the low height of the side barriers look like a great way...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,064
Posted By ihatemybike
Big ride, small bikes. Subscribed.

Big ride, small bikes. Subscribed.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Can you give details / post pics regarding the...

Can you give details / post pics regarding the 12v conversion?

I'm been thinking about switching my bike over. Would be nice to find spare bulbs anywhere and run/charge GPS, phone, etc.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-09-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By ihatemybike
Agreed. I picked up my KE100 simply because when...

Agreed. I picked up my KE100 simply because when it was listed for $100 on CL it seemed stupid not to.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By ihatemybike
What I rode....

What I rode....
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By ihatemybike
Left work about a quarter to 10, was having fun,...

Left work about a quarter to 10, was having fun, making good time. Riding South on IL-52 just past Manhattan, IL the bike starting acting like it was bogging. I was able to grab the clutch a couple...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By ihatemybike
KrazE100 - Annual Deals Gap Two Stroke Meet 2015

This morning I started my trip from Chicago to the Annual Deals Gap Two Stroke meet on my 1980 KE100. I've made it as far as work thus far, bike is running great. Supposed to get rain/thunderstorms...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By ihatemybike
Does MN have a history of being able to plate two...

Does MN have a history of being able to plate two stokes?
Forum: Americas 04-30-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Have you ridden your KE in the rain yet? ...

Have you ridden your KE in the rain yet?

When I rode mine to The Two Stroke Meet at Deals Gap last year, thanks to a couple downpours, I got to discover that my ignition system was no longer...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,807
Posted By ihatemybike
That Pitster would be cooler with at least 17"...

That Pitster would be cooler with at least 17" wheels.

Seems it was a 2008 model.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,614
Posted By ihatemybike
Yes, 2-stroker. No, mine's not for sale.

Yes, 2-stroker. No, mine's not for sale.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,614
Posted By ihatemybike
KE100, 55 mph, 210 lbs.

KE100, 55 mph, 210 lbs.
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Reviewing the Giant Loop website, some reviews of...

Reviewing the Giant Loop website, some reviews of their saddlebags and running out to look at my bike, doesn't appear to matter the location of the passenger pegs.

Most mounting I've found online...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Somebody stole your passenger pegs! Every KE I've...

Somebody stole your passenger pegs! Every KE I've every seen in stock form had passenger pegs.


While probably ill advised, my KE does see interstate use. Usually just quick hops between close...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-13-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By ihatemybike
Honest, don't bother trying to find high quality...

Honest, don't bother trying to find high quality or synthetic two stroke oil. The KEs are a design from the early 70s, before any of that stuff was available for the race bikes.

At home, I use...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By ihatemybike
In my experience, the scooterist have been...

In my experience, the scooterist have been welcoming. We all go slow and have fun.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,004
Posted By ihatemybike
What do you think of this? ...

What do you think of this?

http://cdn3.canadamotoguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/CCW-FXr-004-720x472.jpg

It's Cleveland Cyclewerks FXr, 110cc, 21" wheels, 33.27" seat height, 158 lbs dry...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
A note about KE100 tires and tubes, they aren't...

A note about KE100 tires and tubes, they aren't too terrible to repair/replace with basic hand tools. I've done it a couple times without using real tire levers.
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
My KE is overbored making it 101cc vs the stock...

My KE is overbored making it 101cc vs the stock 99cc, didn't do much to the top end. I'm watching your progress, but I have a feeling interstates will be used sparingly.
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Will the Volo Lights work with the 6v system? ...

Will the Volo Lights work with the 6v system?

Which Dirt Racks will you be using?
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,944
Posted By ihatemybike
My bike was running great for a long time, then...

My bike was running great for a long time, then the power dropped, 5th gear bogs it down now. Finding the sticking float valve makes me think it's just not able to draw enough fuel to produce the...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,944
Posted By ihatemybike
Well, the float valve is now junk. Serious grove...

Well, the float valve is now junk. Serious grove worn into the taper, won't even fall out of the assembly when shaking it. Replacement would be $65 after shipping, but I think I'm done with the stock...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,289
Posted By ihatemybike
Glad to see that you are still planning on going...

Glad to see that you are still planning on going forward with this trip. Looking forward to the updates.

My trip is still planned, hoping to get it done sometime next summer.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-14-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,029
Posted By ihatemybike
Some odd balls want more.... ...

Some odd balls want more....

http://www.kelownanow.com/files/files/images/motorcygalMonsterBike490.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 11-13-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,029
Posted By ihatemybike
Ground clearance is 15.35" ...

Ground clearance is 15.35"

http://www.clevelandcyclewerks.com/fxx-details/
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,029
Posted By ihatemybike
Currently, I'd be asking for Cleveland Cyclewerks...

Currently, I'd be asking for Cleveland Cyclewerks to make a road legal version of their FXx. Heck, I already am....
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By ihatemybike
Off to a good start. Subscribed.

Off to a good start. Subscribed.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,125
Posted By ihatemybike
Still much cheaper than a modern trials bike and...

Still much cheaper than a modern trials bike and you can actually sit down on it.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,125
Posted By ihatemybike
I was in email contact with them about a week...

I was in email contact with them about a week ago. Told them if they offered a street legal version with a bigger gas tank I would definitely buy one, maybe two.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-15-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,939
Posted By ihatemybike
Ride it. A lot. Turns out it had a cylinder...

Ride it. A lot.

Turns out it had a cylinder head gasket leak.

I cleaned the head, re-annealed the copper gasket and put it back together. Seems to be ok, but I'm going to get a head gasket...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 376,301
Posted By ihatemybike
Throwing shots in the dark. I haven't known any...

Throwing shots in the dark. I haven't known any LED light to actually use 12 volts. How does the bulb step the voltage down to what the LED actually uses? How many amps does the bulb need to function?
Forum: 2 smokers 09-11-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,939
Posted By ihatemybike
Sweet! Been off mine for a week. I need to...

Sweet!

Been off mine for a week. I need to do a compression check on mine and possibly get some new rings.
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 376,301
Posted By ihatemybike
Any idea how the H4 LED would fair in a 6V...

Any idea how the H4 LED would fair in a 6V system?

I already have a globe/H4 conversion on my KE100. The 6V H4 bulb currently being used draws 35W Low / 35W High.
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