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Forum: Equipment Today, 05:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,801
Posted By TroopThrowback
Update on customer service through Kakadu Traders...

Update on customer service through Kakadu Traders USA. I was contact yesterday via email and told that since there was no XS size available in USA I would be sent one from Australia. I am awaiting a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
At the moment it has pods. I'm swapping carbs for...

At the moment it has pods. I'm swapping carbs for a set off a 1999 ninja 500. Then it'll get Uni foams.


Keep the Faith!
Throwbacks MC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
2014 Sheetiron 300

Well, truth be told my route on Sunday will be 3 extra hours via hwy 20 home. Just like my trip out Friday to camp, it'll be an odyssey! Should make for a total of around 550 miles for the weekend on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
I guess its a small price to pay to complete my...

I guess its a small price to pay to complete my costume for Star Wars:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/16/ypy7e3e5.jpg

Just kidding. Looks like a decent one. Ill ad it to the bag of tricks. Do...
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 257,653
Posted By TroopThrowback
Can't remember if I mentioned it before here but...

Can't remember if I mentioned it before here but I've entered my Yambler in a 300 mile dual sport rally coming up next month. I'm pretty excited and a bit nervous as I've never ridden that length off...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 840,733
Posted By TroopThrowback
Just found his on Aerostitch website: ...

Just found his on Aerostitch website:

http://www.aerostich.com/engineair-power-pump.html

And I just purchased one from IronAces. $24.26 shipped in lower 48 US:
...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 840,733
Posted By TroopThrowback
What is the tire filler hose supposed to attach...

What is the tire filler hose supposed to attach to?



I've just read this entire thread. I'm interested in the Stop n go Tire...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
What do you mean less dirt? Meaning more pavement...

What do you mean less dirt? Meaning more pavement or less silty?


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
2014 Sheetiron 300

That follows, thanks.

Anything else? I wager a grip of cash for lunch/gas stops both ways would be preferred to cards, too.

Anybody camping?

Btw, this is what working with:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 72,473
Posted By TroopThrowback
I am. Works fine most of the time, till someone...

I am. Works fine most of the time, till someone uses a non approved device to post content! A friend sent me the YouTube link. Thanks Juan!


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,801
Posted By TroopThrowback
Thank you for the report, but what's...

Thank you for the report, but what's woodsloafing?


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,801
Posted By TroopThrowback
I sent my size small back to Kakadu Traders after...

I sent my size small back to Kakadu Traders after talking to their customer service rep on the phone. He said send it back to them (they're the US distributor for Kakadu brand) and they will exchange...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 72,473
Posted By TroopThrowback
Oops! Juan, you forgot the link! Keep the...

Oops! Juan, you forgot the link!


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 72,473
Posted By TroopThrowback
^^^ we have a winner! Keep the Faith! ...

^^^ we have a winner!


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 257,653
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

Mine is a stocker (off a 1972 XS) cut down for solo use. A guy on portland gave it to me. The cover job is hokey, but functional. That's a tour master tank bag out back to hide the ripples in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 72,473
Posted By TroopThrowback
No biggie, always next month. Were on May 22nd: ...

No biggie, always next month. Were on May 22nd:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/yre4abeb.jpg

On another note, rode north Bloomfield to Malakoff Diggins then (can't remember road name) to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
2014 Sheetiron 300

Thanks guys. Ummmm, the tripmeter just rolls back to zero when you crank it. Anything else to it??!!


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
2014 Sheetiron 300

Sooooo, who's got some advice for first timer? That'd be first time:

1. On any organized non-vintage show or fun ride (read: no competitive experience or even organized dual sport or enduro...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 257,653
Posted By TroopThrowback
Holy crapoly, they're gonna look like twins when...

Holy crapoly, they're gonna look like twins when I mount my number plates!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/12/ja4u6ady.jpg

My cvk carb swap was foiled by a bad float needle. Had to remount the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
Realize my comment was spoken with absolute...

Realize my comment was spoken with absolute ignorance!


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
Tow rope? I've got more than a few contingency...

Tow rope? I've got more than a few contingency tricks to keep my old beast trudging forward. It's older than I am!


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Throwbacks MC
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 482,937
Posted By TroopThrowback
Picked this up for my 9yo son a couple weeks ago....

Picked this up for my 9yo son a couple weeks ago. 1981 xl80s. 2800 miles on it, runs very strong for an old 80. Perfect match for his sister's 1980 xr80.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
Got mine today! Funny, I hand delivered mine to...

Got mine today! Funny, I hand delivered mine to the front door at 9:15am on apr1, and I'm #226?!!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/10/pe2uqaru.jpg


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Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 257,653
Posted By TroopThrowback
No need for this thread to die... I;ve been...

No need for this thread to die... I;ve been tinkering on mine a little here and there and it's honestly killing me having the Yambler in the shop when it's 70 degrees out and sunny. Took the family...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 72,473
Posted By TroopThrowback
Bringing this back to the top, Season Opener is...

Bringing this back to the top, Season Opener is this Thursday!



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Throwbacks MC
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
I'll do what I can about photos. Usually when...

I'll do what I can about photos. Usually when there's no pavement im working pretty hard at not crashing.

Check in a little more often, eh?


Throwbacks MC
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By TroopThrowback
To your original question, It's all a matter of...

To your original question, It's all a matter of who's riding the bike.

Seen the YouTube video by Ernie Vigil "Scramble Me"?

http://youtu.be/CyJZQIViejQ

If you want to, you can do it. Spend...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By TroopThrowback
I was going to adapt a RAM to my otterbox belt...

I was going to adapt a RAM to my otterbox belt clip to hold my iPhone 4 to the bike. Seems pretty sturdy and the otterbox itself is pretty stout (it's my second).


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Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By TroopThrowback
Mine needed a new connecting rod a couple months...

Mine needed a new connecting rod a couple months ago. I got a second hand torx "screwdriver" and ground the handle down to fit in the recesses to get the shrouds off. Fits and was free.

My model...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
Just an unofficial check you got mine. Was wedged...

Just an unofficial check you got mine. Was wedged in your front door Tuesday morning about 9:00 am...


Throwbacks MC
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 741,045
Posted By TroopThrowback
Sweet cm400! Had one and never did a thing with...

Sweet cm400! Had one and never did a thing with it, now my buddy has it and it gets ridden. Happy motorcycle.


Throwbacks MC
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,801
Posted By TroopThrowback
Waxed Cotton

I received my kakadu Nelson jacket a week ago. It's a size small and it's huge! I generally hover between a medium and a small in most jacket sizes, but this one is cut more like a large. My....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,634
Posted By TroopThrowback
Dropped mine off moments ago... ...

Dropped mine off moments ago...


Throwbacks MC
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 482,937
Posted By TroopThrowback
Anybody have a source for the headlight insert...

Anybody have a source for the headlight insert for an '81 xl80s? It's around a 4" +- headlight.


Throwbacks MC
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 482,937
Posted By TroopThrowback
Just picked this up for my 9yo son. 1981 xl80s: ...

Just picked this up for my 9yo son. 1981 xl80s:

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Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 2,978,218
Posted By TroopThrowback
Want more info on that bike!

Want more info on that bike!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14,230
Views: 7,690,919
Posted By TroopThrowback
Girl on an old motorcycle: Post your pics!

Hey, I wanna fight, too! Somebody get offended by that, please?http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/27/use7uneh.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,318
Posted By TroopThrowback
I'm tired of everyone bellyaching that the market...

I'm tired of everyone bellyaching that the market won't allow for a non electric start bike. The new SR400 has a compression release and a TDC indicator. Foolproof! The bikes it's competing with in...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By TroopThrowback
$500 is an unheard of price for that bike here in...

$500 is an unheard of price for that bike here in CA. You'll quickly see the aftermarket and repair industries boom again for that model with the introduction (stateside) of the SR400. It's the same...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,046
Posted By TroopThrowback
Home made Pelican Roll Chart Holder

I am. I simply had it apart because I haven't punched the holes in the liner yet.
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