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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Bbbent
FYI... I like to wander around on my days...

FYI... I like to wander around on my days riding home from the far west side back to Watertown.

So in one of those wandering little-road rides I came across a section of lowland that was actual...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 10:20 AM
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Views: 210,634
Posted By Bbbent
I should be there again, with the wife & kid. ...

I should be there again, with the wife & kid. Look for a big 'ol green KLR with new Moscomoto bags (the wife's) and an old Gpz 550 ratbike.

Hell, I was the last person to leave last month. But...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
non-locking JC Whitney top box

Garage cleaning tomorrow, and this thing must go.

It for sure isn't no Givi. But it'll hold your stuff until you get where you're going. And I suppose it's not entirely impossible for a clever...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
I agree. If you're up for giving it the lovin it...

I agree. If you're up for giving it the lovin it needs go for it. But I'd probably stick close to $500 if it were me (at least given your description).

It has taken me two months to get my '02...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
I hope Val -can- ride it out. I'd love to, but...

I hope Val -can- ride it out. I'd love to, but this whole summer is booked solid with family activity and a big work project...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
If you need to adjust, you -can- get in there...

If you need to adjust, you -can- get in there with a very stubby driver.

I use one of these: http://www.sop-cart.com/picquic-screwdrivers-bits/picquic-stubby-screwdriver/

Inconvenient, yes. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
If for some reason you can't find a shipper and...

If for some reason you can't find a shipper and need storage I might be able to assist for awhile. PM me.

Sadly I'm not coming to LA anytime soon (though I lived there a loooong long time ago)
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
1. Get the raptor petcock. Well worth the low...

1. Get the raptor petcock. Well worth the low cost. Just don't forget to turn it off. I have one on my clark tank, with a 90 filter going out. I'll take a pic of it this weekend.

2. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 210,634
Posted By Bbbent
And it did NOT rain! Got there kinda late....

And it did NOT rain! Got there kinda late. Enjoyed hanging out with littlejohn and mrs littlejohn. Made some new acquaintances. Looking forward to next month :)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 210,634
Posted By Bbbent
Reminder : Moto Classico bike night tonight in...

Reminder : Moto Classico bike night tonight in columbus. Not supposed to rain until after 11:00 pm (or so I've been told).

http://www.motoclasico.com/index.php/calendar-of-events

I'll be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By Bbbent
I am so glad somebody posted a photo of that...

I am so glad somebody posted a photo of that helmet. My wife was dying to get a pic of it and couldn't seal the deal. I think she's using it to frighten her vet science classes...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
Procycle also lists a billet one for the DR650...

Procycle also lists a billet one for the DR650 that I think fits DR350. I was going to try it, but haven't gotten around to it.

Anybody tried that one?
http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 210,634
Posted By Bbbent
Tay and I might be in. Normally I have band...

Tay and I might be in. Normally I have band practice on Wednesday. But I may blow that off for this.

I ride by that place almost every time I ride to work on the west side. Good choice!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Bbbent
another bump. I'm on the fence at this point...

another bump. I'm on the fence at this point based on the 1000x things I'm supposed to be getting done around here that aren't getting done (and the following weekend is SCR and monday the 4th is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 210,634
Posted By Bbbent
Maybe I missed this on another thread, but is...

Maybe I missed this on another thread, but is anybody riding to the SCR on May 3rd?

My wife and I are going, but it's not looking like my dr will be done in time. So will be a street ride.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
Thanks Travis. I think I can guess how you know....

Thanks Travis. I think I can guess how you know. :) I cut off maybe an inch, and the slide travel and spring pressure both feel fine (compared to the other CV carbs I've worked on). So I think...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32,635
Views: 4,111,781
Posted By Bbbent
BST33 spring length?

Does anybody know what the stock spring length should be for a BST33?

Working on a new-to-me 92 street model, and the spring seems way too long to me. I can compress it, but getting it to fit in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Bbbent
are you going? I'm interested but have to check...

are you going? I'm interested but have to check with my social planner. And the SCR is the sunday after.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By Bbbent
I use the cheapo HF balancer and it works just...

I use the cheapo HF balancer and it works just fine for me. Doesn't come with any fancy BMW adaptors, but I don't have any BMW's so don't care. Balanced the rear wheel on my wife's Hawk GT that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
For sure a LeMans. My first car was a 69 lemans....

For sure a LeMans. My first car was a 69 lemans. It surely was noooo GTO. Though I wished it was. :)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
I know, right? If I hadn't just drug a '92 DR 350...

I know, right? If I hadn't just drug a '92 DR 350 home from Michigan two weeks ago I might have gone after it. I've run out of garage space. .
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
not that much lunacy..

..but i noticed this nice old KLR this morning

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/mcy/4941352504.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
Elemental, I'm going to have an '02 Chrysler...

Elemental, I'm going to have an '02 Chrysler Pacifica available in 2 weeks when my 18 year old moves down to Key West. Kinda fugly, 236k but runs quite well. Needs tie rod ends and a driver's side...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
That'd be quite a wheelie machine maybe!

That'd be quite a wheelie machine maybe!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
I just dropped the guy a reply to see what the...

I just dropped the guy a reply to see what the deal was. Street model, with title but no lights. 5.5 hours from my house. Very tempting!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,450
Views: 548,334
Posted By Bbbent
thumper project?

http://fortwayne.craigslist.org/mcy/4907710579.html

Wish I was closer, that's my kind of project. The kind where I bring it home, take it all the way apart and then ignore it for a period of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 48,532
Posted By Bbbent
I'll talk to WiscoHawk (do not call her 'Mrs...

I'll talk to WiscoHawk (do not call her 'Mrs Bbbent' to her face... you've been warned).

So far May is pretty open. June is hosed. My kid's graduation the weekend of Rockerbox and a wedding...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 156,229
Posted By Bbbent
Tay (my wife) and I will be there.

Tay (my wife) and I will be there.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Bbbent
Just go to the local bearing supply house with...

Just go to the local bearing supply house with your old seal. They'll measure it and find a match. I do this frequently and I've had great success. Way cheaper too.


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 48,532
Posted By Bbbent
Wisco, I have a dirty sportbike past I'm hiding...

Wisco, I have a dirty sportbike past I'm hiding too. Don't let the more adult pace get you down ;)

I'm in Watertown and my wife and I would be happy to hook up for a ride. road, dirt or d/s in any...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
Still have this need in case anybody is headed to...

Still have this need in case anybody is headed to FL for xmas. :)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
Wanted: WI to Key West almost anytime

I've had my father-in-law's 650 Silverwing Scooter at my house for 3 years. he'd like to get it down to Key West so that he can ride it there (no shifting in all that traffic)

If anybody is headed...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,074
Posted By Bbbent
Send her to twowheelfemales.com. Tons of...

Send her to twowheelfemales.com. Tons of discussion on this topic


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Forum: The Garage 05-13-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,615
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Posted By Bbbent
I've had 3 subarus and I still got caught out by...

I've had 3 subarus and I still got caught out by the column switch deal. Shit happens


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
What is the location of your XT? Sent...

What is the location of your XT?


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
It's in..

.. Watertown. I updated the original post.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
'78 XR-75 - Wisconsin

I bought this survivor from a friend (who is an Inmate) either or nine years ago for my 2nd batch of kids to learn to ride on. But they never got interested. Then I quit riding off-road and it sat in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 809,557
Posted By Bbbent
2nd if dual changes his mind. Sent from...

2nd if dual changes his mind.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
fixed

will see if I can delete later..
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,271
Posted By Bbbent
Ghostrider, I'm trying to figure the angles on...

Ghostrider, I'm trying to figure the angles on picking up a bike in Georgia. Fly and ride probably isn't an option for a few weeks yet for this part of the country. So I figure it never hurts to...
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