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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By ReCycled
I was the first and fifth owner of a three owner...

I was the first and fifth owner of a three owner bike. Bought an XS650 new in '79, sold it to a friend who later sold it to a friend of his and there it sat for 25 years. My friend was contacted by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,834
Posted By ReCycled
Just to confirm the 12 year warranty from in...

Just to confirm the 12 year warranty from in service date is true.

I had mine replaced today on an '09 purchased used.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 64,523
Posted By ReCycled
I heard a rumor on another site that BMW has...

I heard a rumor on another site that BMW has acknowledged the fuel strip issue and is now warrantying them for twelve years from original delivery.

Can anyone confirm this possible bit of good...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,959
Posted By ReCycled
I'm glad it ended up in such capable hands. It...

I'm glad it ended up in such capable hands. It had started to tempt me.
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 114,401
Posted By ReCycled
I tried the H4 in my Sportster and am happy with...

I tried the H4 in my Sportster and am happy with it. It moderately improved my night vision, though the beam spread is not perfect. It definitely improved my visibility to others and the lower...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
The bench on that white/orange retro'd bike is...

The bench on that white/orange retro'd bike is exactly what I'm looking for.

That Japanese site is the first place I've seen off the shelf seats that are pretty close. But at 55,000 Yen I'll...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
Agreed, looks like a Biltwell banana style. ...

Agreed, looks like a Biltwell banana style. While we're on the subject of taller seats... does anyone know of one to fit a rigid mount Evo before I go the custom route soon?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 64,523
Posted By ReCycled
Another bbq igniter success story here.

Another bbq igniter success story here.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,646
Posted By ReCycled
2009 R1200rt- 7.1 gals 46-53mpg depending on fun...

2009 R1200rt- 7.1 gals 46-53mpg depending on fun factor.

Currently bike computer says 49mpg, 96 miles travelled, 245 miles to empty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By ReCycled
Nobody? :ear Google has revealed BUX...

Nobody? :ear


Google has revealed BUX Customs in Pottstown and New Image in York.
Any word on either of these?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 239,119
Posted By ReCycled
Sorry Pat, this game has been running a while...

Sorry Pat, this game has been running a while and you might need to try more obscure drops.

I tagged that almost three years ago;...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By ReCycled
Seat builder recommendations?

Anyone know of a good custom seat builder in or near SEPA?

I don't want to ship, I need some custom shaping and would prefer to describe it in person.
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
tire advise?

I picked up the <400 mile '96 xlh yesterday. :D

The 17 year old tires have to go before I can start having fun. The 16" wheels limit options but does anyone have any recommendations for something...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
Thanks for the photo help!

Thanks for the photo help!
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
I don't know how long this link will stay up and...

I don't know how long this link will stay up and I didn't take any pictures, but I struck a deal for this little time capsule today; http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/3957145071.html

a '96...
Forum: Hacks 07-01-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By ReCycled
F2 in England used to make a Ural specific front...

F2 in England used to make a Ural specific front cable that was very good. Don't know if it's still offered as the demand has dwindled...

A Triumph Bonneville America clutch cable also works. You...
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By ReCycled
With the exception of prototypes and VERY limited...

With the exception of prototypes and VERY limited special productions, the only OHV motors from Dnepr were 650cc. There was a short period of someone offering a 750 upgrade kit but I don't think...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By ReCycled
I couldn't get my K65 carbs to stop leaking...

I couldn't get my K65 carbs to stop leaking either. I tried K68's and they were trouble free. They ran a bit rich but not so much as to cause any issues. Be sure to get geniune Pekars and not the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 178,826
Posted By ReCycled
You missed the part about being a professional...

You missed the part about being a professional photographer, unless maybe the broken down lawn tractor in the background added some perspective?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 239,119
Posted By ReCycled
No worries, it's a fine drop. Games are...

No worries, it's a fine drop.

Games are supposed to be fun, but sometimes people seem to forget. :ricky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By ReCycled
I don't know if you'll make it quite in time but,...

I don't know if you'll make it quite in time but, there will be a few cool bikes to gawk at right across the river;

http://www.rhinebecknationalmeet.com/
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,769
Posted By ReCycled
Full disclosure: I was of the same mind as...

Full disclosure: I was of the same mind as Drikko when I first opened the package. I even requested a replacement from Amazon... then I started to see some conflicting info... it appears it really...
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,769
Posted By ReCycled
AGM? Battery

I recently purchased an AC/Delco ATX20HLBS battery through Amazon during a 1/2 price sale. It was sold as an AGM.

When I received it, I was surprised to find it dry shipped with a regular acid...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,572
Posted By ReCycled
The driveshaft gear reduction in the KMZ/Dnepr...

The driveshaft gear reduction in the KMZ/Dnepr also achieves the sidecar wheel offset without the goofy angle required by the Ural design. It is kind of strange seeing it turn at 1/2 speed in the...
Forum: Hacks 12-01-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,572
Posted By ReCycled
This is similar to my experience. I would...

This is similar to my experience. I would venture off road and do stupid things by myself when I had 2wd, I still off road with 1wd but I only do so when others are there to help push. :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 123,061
Posted By ReCycled
But he just said that you seem awfully high! ...

But he just said that you seem awfully high! :rofl
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,036
Posted By ReCycled
The 2wd sidecars like that have less wheel lead...

The 2wd sidecars like that have less wheel lead than the 1wd Urals. You may want to mount the whole thing a bit forward of where you otherwise would mount a typical Ural sidecar.

You might also...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,634
Posted By ReCycled
Maybe we're comparing the MOTUS to the wrong...

Maybe we're comparing the MOTUS to the wrong bikes.

Looks like a bargain when you consider other limited production tourers:

http://www.bigdogmotorcycles.com/models/single.php?model=bulldog
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By ReCycled
#128 I was in our group buy last year but...

#128

I was in our group buy last year but had to offer the spot to someone else after I blew the farkle budget buying another bike...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 785,764
Posted By ReCycled
This one has been tempting me... ...

This one has been tempting me...
http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/3281360986.html
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,031
Posted By ReCycled
Time to learn how to fabricate 2-1's if you...

Time to learn how to fabricate 2-1's if you don't want to spend MAC money; http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-CB350-4-CB-350-Four-4-1-Black-MAC-Exhaust-System-201-0401-/170867939063
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,354
Posted By ReCycled
THIS... Been that way since '07, another...

THIS...

Been that way since '07, another "improvement" I question.
Forum: Hacks 07-20-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,302
Posted By ReCycled
Oppozit has narrowed this down pretty well. ...

Oppozit has narrowed this down pretty well.

Even if the headstock plate has been replaced, several clues point towards an early(as in the 80's) MT series Dnepr with older tank, lights, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By ReCycled
Speaking as a happy Ural owner... The classic BMW...

Speaking as a happy Ural owner... The classic BMW wins hands down just based on resale value.
Forum: Hacks 06-27-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,627
Views: 396,735
Posted By ReCycled
This is one of my favorite Ruski rigs, I would...

This is one of my favorite Ruski rigs, I would only add the locking feature to the differential and MAYBE an LL front end...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158395
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By ReCycled
Absolutely rule out the air leaks first,...

Absolutely rule out the air leaks first, especially on the fitting between carb and head.

Next most likely suspect is as earlier stated, the idle is too high. The ignition advance kicks in...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By ReCycled
I'll second that. ...

I'll second that.

http://images15.fotki.com/v587/photos/7/694077/10629209/PICT2666-vi.jpg
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,755
Posted By ReCycled
I'm 100% with you! I've owned all of the...

I'm 100% with you!

I've owned all of the above and presently have a military KMZ rig and a modern Ural. The KMZ(Dnepr) factory had a noticably better design and the military quality control was...
Forum: Hacks 04-05-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,699
Posted By ReCycled
If I didn't have two hacks right now, I would've...

If I didn't have two hacks right now, I would've been on that MT16 and set it up for off-road. But you're likely right that it's not the best choice for you as sustained speeds over 50mph are not...
Forum: Hacks 04-03-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By ReCycled
That blocking system for a Dnepr ROCKS!:clap ...

That blocking system for a Dnepr ROCKS!:clap

I have owned every configuration of Russian/Ukranian sidecar drive system. 1wd's are fairly capable in their own right especially when fitted with a...
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