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Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
We are going up the last week of June-the first...

We are going up the last week of June-the first week of July - Not a real good time due to Canada day ,but, it was the only time I could sneak out.
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
^ Thanks for that - Im wanting to avoid the big...

^ Thanks for that - Im wanting to avoid the big roads/ towns to take in the full scope of the land.Thanks for the suggestions ! Its really becoming more apparent we will need to use the super slab to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26,360
Views: 4,737,365
Posted By slower_than_you
So after getting the parts and my title I went to...

So after getting the parts and my title I went to speak with our local DMV official about getting my E ready for the street. He said No - he told me that if it wasn't for street use , he would not...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
Great stuff here ! Im starting to think we need...

Great stuff here ! Im starting to think we need more time ! :rofl
Thanks for all the info - keep it coming !
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By slower_than_you
I don't know a whole lot of specifics on these...

I don't know a whole lot of specifics on these bikes ,but,ask about clutch slippage/rear man seal condition.A buddy had one that one of the seals was dribbling just a tiny bit of oil onto the...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
Awesome ! thanks for that -

Awesome ! thanks for that -
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
Good stuff ! We are planning on taking the...

Good stuff !
We are planning on taking the super slab to Scranton PA, then 30 to 9N to Crown Point NY, then 100 to 302 ot North Woodstock, then 3 to 302 to Portland, then to 1 all the way to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By slower_than_you
Sad times - Myers was the second place the wife...

Sad times - Myers was the second place the wife and I went on our Honeymoon , back in 1995 ( they were still in the little house off the road ).Spent a good bit of time taking to Mr. Myers , made it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By slower_than_you
I really ,really wanted one - till I rode one.I...

I really ,really wanted one - till I rode one.I thought it was the best looking bike Ducati had put out up to that point.Just not what I was hoping for, position was akward for me ( 6'1 ) and I just...
Forum: Americas 03-03-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
This is the kind of stuff I need - thanks !...

This is the kind of stuff I need - thanks ! :beer:
I will for sure be checking on the insurance thing, I hadnt even thought of that part.
Tidal bore rafting , that sounds awesome ! We may have to...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,073
Posted By slower_than_you
Nova Scotia Eh

So, a myself and a couple of buddies are planning a 8 day trip from the piedmont of North Carolina to Nova Scotia this summer.Other than digging through every post with NS in it somewhere , can...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 41,341
Posted By slower_than_you
I think id wad that bike up messing with the...

I think id wad that bike up messing with the radio - lol - think those latches have been needing changed for at least the last 20 years .
Forum: Americas 09-12-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,685
Posted By slower_than_you
not sure that you will need such, but, are you...

not sure that you will need such, but, are you taking a way of carrying extra fuel ?
regarless , have a safe an most excellent trip ! :beer:
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By slower_than_you
Since your kind of in naked bike mode - have you...

Since your kind of in naked bike mode - have you looked at an Aprilia Tuono ? There is an add in the bike section , a fellow immate is selling his , and cheap too -
They are super fun bikes , I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,641
Posted By slower_than_you
Think the key will be the VIN - if it has 17...

Think the key will be the VIN - if it has 17 digits ,your golden - if not , well, that will be more of a hassle. Ive heard tales that TN is pretty liberal, if you have some kin folk in TN you could...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,520
Posted By slower_than_you
+1 - as long as its not a much lusted after model...

+1 - as long as its not a much lusted after model ,most dealers are more likely to wheel and deal. Just keep in mind the dealership selling this bike - often times the service deparment can make or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,379
Views: 215,650
Posted By slower_than_you
man this thread makes me miss TN even more - hope...

man this thread makes me miss TN even more - hope you guys get a bunch more this weekend :beer:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By slower_than_you
Got mine for $6500 - only 2500 miles tho -...

Got mine for $6500 - only 2500 miles tho - regarless , if yo uwant it and it fits ya get it and enjoy ! :beer:
Forum: Australia 09-03-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,925
Posted By slower_than_you
Hmm - a bit before my time ,but ,I appericate...

Hmm - a bit before my time ,but ,I appericate them - Yamaha RD350. I rembere seeing a GPZ 550 and lusting after it as a kid , as well as the Hurrican 600F.
Personally the might Honda XL80 was a big...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,006
Posted By slower_than_you
Ive helped with a few XR1200 teams and it amazing...

Ive helped with a few XR1200 teams and it amazing to me how good the sportsters can be wiht just a few simple mods. The kit that Vance and Hines has put together really transforms those bikes.They...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19,625
Views: 1,126,199
Posted By slower_than_you
Is this Bob from HD here in Btown ?

Is this Bob from HD here in Btown ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,297
Posted By slower_than_you
Agreed ! :beer:

Agreed ! :beer:
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,856
Posted By slower_than_you
Bing a fan of them , might I suggest a Kawi GPz ?...

Bing a fan of them , might I suggest a Kawi GPz ? They made several displacments ranging from a 305 to an 1100. Im a fan of the 750's ( seems most people either forgot or dont wana admit it ,but ,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By slower_than_you
Lots of good riding to be had over in TN - miss...

Lots of good riding to be had over in TN - miss the riding there , alot - lol -
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 45,421
Posted By slower_than_you
I had a 1977 KZ1000 Police bike for a while , got...

I had a 1977 KZ1000 Police bike for a while , got it cheap - found out why not too long after getting it. I knew the compression was low in #3 , turned out the head / valve casting was cracked. Being...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26,360
Views: 4,737,365
Posted By slower_than_you
Looks like a good set up - anyone used this set ?...

Looks like a good set up - anyone used this set ? Im looking very closely at the Baja Designs kit , but , if this one works just as well, I think I might have a winner.
In speaking with my insurance...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8,478
Views: 3,398,520
Posted By slower_than_you
Simply awesome ! Very well done sir ! :beer:

Simply awesome ! Very well done sir ! :beer:
Forum: 2 smokers 08-24-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By slower_than_you
I had a 85/86 250 and let me tell you , parts...

I had a 85/86 250 and let me tell you , parts were so hard to find for that bike. Id rather have some dental work done rather than mess with an old KTM again - :rofl
Having said that ,Im sure they...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,672
Posted By slower_than_you
Not sure if they would fit your needs ,but , I...

Not sure if they would fit your needs ,but , I have a pair of Thor 50/50 that Ive really liked. Very comfy and protective - only bad is they looks like a motor-cross boot-
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26,360
Views: 4,737,365
Posted By slower_than_you
So, anyone had any luck in converting a DRZ-E...

So, anyone had any luck in converting a DRZ-E into a street legal version ? Is it as easy as Im thinking , minus the DMV headaches ? I really like my E and I think if I could ride it legally on he...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-23-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By slower_than_you
I havent replaced the ones on the Uly , but ,on...

I havent replaced the ones on the Uly , but ,on other HD products , removing the pully really makes things easier. See also tire instalation - \
Good luck :beer:
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,687
Views: 1,619,182
Posted By slower_than_you
Been lusting for a new trackbike here lately -...

Been lusting for a new trackbike here lately - Kind of thinking GSX-R 1000 but I lust for an Aprilia RSv-4. Those bikes with a good exhaust just makes me feel kind of funny :evil
Forum: 2 smokers 08-22-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By slower_than_you
Got a link , details man ! LOL !!! Gotta...

Got a link , details man ! LOL !!!

Gotta soft spot for Rd's . need a 400 - :evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,255
Posted By slower_than_you
Ive did a couple of Ashville and back in a day...

Ive did a couple of Ashville and back in a day trips on my 04 KLR ( stock wind screen and a stock 08 seat).Think its a little over 400 miles each time.
I did it ,but ,it wasnt the best choice .It...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 58,104
Posted By slower_than_you
Very cool project - Im looking forward to updates...

Very cool project - Im looking forward to updates ! :beer:
Forum: Racing 08-21-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By slower_than_you
Id love to see him back - IF and only IF he can...

Id love to see him back - IF and only IF he can get some support , aka $$$ , to really give it a good go.Id like to see him back at the level he was in the late 80's / early 90's .
The end of his...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 371,139
Posted By slower_than_you
Sent you a PM about a jacket repair - shoud have...

Sent you a PM about a jacket repair - shoud have asked you about some inner bags for my Ulysses too - :rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By slower_than_you
Awesome , thanks ,I will shoot thme a message.

Awesome , thanks ,I will shoot thme a message.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By slower_than_you
Cordura Repairs

I tried searching this but didnt turn up anything - so , here goes.
I made a "wonderful" mistake Sunday , I placed my jacket on the tank on my new to me Buell Ulysses and lord and behold , the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,410
Posted By slower_than_you
I just got rid of my 2011 Street Glide - it was a...

I just got rid of my 2011 Street Glide - it was a really good bike for a cruiser IMO.Think I might miss it , but , not right now thanks to my Uly :rofl

Id do some more reaserch as others have...
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