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Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 327,839
Posted By adcolor
Leo Vince black is pretty well priced. Wished I...

Leo Vince black is pretty well priced. Wished I had waited for them (Arrow's are ok, best priced, but not black).

No black motorcycle ever looks bad.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,556
Posted By adcolor
Funny. The 700SC was a favorite of mine. Spent...

Funny. The 700SC was a favorite of mine. Spent an hour or two while my sales manager friend smoozed the chick riding with us. Good for me.

Bad: KZ1300. Great machine. Sewing machine. Good...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,897
Posted By adcolor
Nice. You might gain 10 mpg if you loose the...

Nice. You might gain 10 mpg if you loose the saddle bags.

Didn't know they put disk brakes on the 125 that early. Nice look with the black rims.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,979
Posted By adcolor
Camping in those temps is fine -- if you have the...

Camping in those temps is fine -- if you have the gear. Once it gets cold, I prefer it stay cold. Instead of rain/snow, mud, cold, etc. Cold will kill you, wet will make you much colder.

But...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,979
Posted By adcolor
For those in Colorado (or others who can't spend...

For those in Colorado (or others who can't spend more than one day at the event -- ride in and out) the vendor area and test ride bike activity is free.

In my case I can make a day of it by...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,665
Posted By adcolor
Basically, the TBS is a Thunderbird. Changes...

Basically, the TBS is a Thunderbird.
Changes from a Tbird/Legend:
NOT transmission.
NOT the engine (aside from black color and trim).
Preload/rebound/compression adjustable fork.
Dual front...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-30-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10,627
Views: 2,221,685
Posted By adcolor
First farkles (SMT): crash guards, skid plate...

First farkles (SMT): crash guards, skid plate installation.
And a very few miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By adcolor
Also, comments from anyone that has toured two up...

Also, comments from anyone that has toured two up on one.

1st tour impression:

Required modifications:

General size/weight of rider and (gulp) passenger:

Thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-06-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By adcolor
Looking to sit on an SMT in Denver, Colorado

Hola!

Ok, got the SMT bug. I need to have my Frau take a sit on one with me. So I am looking for someone in the Front Range/Denver/ Colorado Springs area that would be willing to let us have a...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,335
Posted By adcolor
I have carried (not managed to loose) Benchmade...

I have carried (not managed to loose) Benchmade 551/BK (back drop point) dual surface blade. The serrations are enough that if I ('if' -- usually) don't keep it sharp enough, I can still use the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By adcolor
My general thought: The plug may have been...

My general thought: The plug may have been installed on a warm day and/or warm engine. Aluminum & add in a little gorilla arm and - stuck.

I am a big fan of anti-seize, but anti-seize acts as a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,853
Posted By adcolor
You had a very good day! Nothing like...

You had a very good day!

Nothing like standing up and feeling everything -- but not feeling any particular part of your body -- and 2x the fun with 2 of you.

Sounds like a great opportunity to...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,966
Posted By adcolor
The standard household outlet is rated at 15...

The standard household outlet is rated at 15 amps. Any device with a stock plug that goes into it is also rated at a nominal 15 amps. Look for the UL or Canadian equivalent (not part of the Canuck...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,741
Posted By adcolor
My experiences: All chains that are other...

My experiences:

All chains that are other than new have tight spots.
Chain wax is less likely to soak up dirt.
Also, good experience with RK [squeeze bottle] chain lube (it comes in a little...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,486
Posted By adcolor
I had a 81 750. Put 50500 miles on it in 2...

I had a 81 750. Put 50500 miles on it in 2 years. Had to rebuild the top end. Cost me $500 and all the labor. 6 month later you could buy them for $15-100 in the crate.

Put the 5 gal tank from...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,326
Posted By adcolor
19 and 78 Horribly Davidson Fat Lazy Hog

I bought from a friend who had bough it from an old man that lived up the street from his parents. Had ~9700 miles on it. A great hunk of mechanical crap until I took it apart and put it back...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,846
Posted By adcolor
Not to avoid troubleshooting your rings. But. ...

Not to avoid troubleshooting your rings. But.

I presume the LC8 has smooth rod & crank bearings. If they are loose enough, the big end of the rod bearing can spray oil onto the cylinder walls,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,556
Posted By adcolor
Ok, I'll add my little thoughts: 2001 Gold...

Ok, I'll add my little thoughts:

2001 Gold wing. It was everything a large high dollar car is: fast, smooth, handled well. And no wind, no sensation of being outside. Took it for a 500 mile...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 53,388
Posted By adcolor
I was thinking (it took a lot) about the low...

I was thinking (it took a lot) about the low miles/low power issue.

Since these bikes are ECU controlled, and bikes have for a while now (Rocket 3 for example) controlled the power delivery in the...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 53,388
Posted By adcolor
Thanks folks -- I really appreciate the rider...

Thanks folks -- I really appreciate the rider dimensions and weights. And two up evaluations.

I really enjoy my Triumph TBS, especially after updating to a new shock/spring. It has been my...
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