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Forum: Americas Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By larryboy
Met a guy who was riding his Harley on Hwy 50,...

Met a guy who was riding his Harley on Hwy 50, west-east and back again, I was riding the TAT at the time...we both had the same look in our eyes. I picked up my dinner plate and sat down at his...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By larryboy
I did, in a round about sort of way so that the...

I did, in a round about sort of way so that the faithful wouldn't burst into tears. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By larryboy
Find another engine or throw the whole thing in...

Find another engine or throw the whole thing in the trash, it's not worth the time or money.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By larryboy
They're fun bikes and worth the hassle to own...

They're fun bikes and worth the hassle to own one. I've owned a bunch of bikes and my 1150GS is the only one to break down bad enough that it wasn't repairable on the side of the road...fully...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By larryboy
Sure would be nice to hear from a CHP mechanic to...

Sure would be nice to hear from a CHP mechanic to find out what they do to the bikes during the time that they have them. When I worked for the City of Sacramento we'd send them to Ozzie's for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By larryboy
Throw in Defense Mine too since they're looking...

Throw in Defense Mine too since they're looking for technical. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
You have to ask for the True Adventure. :deal ...

You have to ask for the True Adventure. :deal

Careful, they'll try to pass off an old Rune if you don't pay attention.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 134,995
Posted By larryboy
They're twice as hot in the dark. :lol3 ...

They're twice as hot in the dark. :lol3


Pyramid lately?

T-Rex is awesome, but a little pricey. :dg
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By larryboy
Most of the replies are glossing over the...

Most of the replies are glossing over the stalling part in your thread title. When my clutch splines stripped it did exactly the same thing, I'd have to rev it harder than normal to get it to move or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By larryboy
Clutch/shaft splines.

Clutch/shaft splines.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-27-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By larryboy
Already gave it away, throttle bodies and ECM,...

Already gave it away, throttle bodies and ECM, sold the fuel pump assembly and gained almost half a gallon of capacity in the tank without the pump in there. :evil

It was a surging crappy running...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 124,359
Posted By larryboy
Two year check-in on the 2012, coming up on...

Two year check-in on the 2012, coming up on 90,000 miles, no repairs needed aside from the front wheel/axle rebuild...seals/spacers/bearings/axle, valves in spec, original air filter shows no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By larryboy
It was complete hell this past Sunday. It's a...

It was complete hell this past Sunday. It's a crap shoot every damn time on a bike unless it's the middle of summer.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,457
Posted By larryboy
Why? I go the other way, take FI off in favor of...

Why? I go the other way, take FI off in favor of carbs. :lol3

I could see the point if a bike came with crappy carbs and there wasn't any other carb that could do a better job. Stock XRR carb is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By larryboy
Beemer Boneyard, $32.

Beemer Boneyard, $32.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By larryboy
POI, kilns near Ely are pretty cool. ...

POI, kilns near Ely are pretty cool.

http://parks.nv.gov/parks/ward-charcoal-ovens-state-historic-park/

Train museum in Ely has been on my list for awhile.

http://www.nnry.com/
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 43,364
Posted By larryboy
Yes, yes I do. Only white guy on a sheet rock...

Yes, yes I do. Only white guy on a sheet rock crew for a few years, I was just getting good when all those little Mexicans got deported and I had to find something else to do. :lol3 We'd put all of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
WTF are you talking about? :dunno Not one...

WTF are you talking about? :dunno


Not one once of substance since I posted facts and no Honda bashing. :wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-04-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 43,364
Posted By larryboy
Looks fine to me, good is good enough. :beer

Looks fine to me, good is good enough.

:beer
Forum: Trip Planning 02-04-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,794
Posted By larryboy
I like to start at first light, if the sun hits...

I like to start at first light, if the sun hits me a second time I'm done and have to get some sleep.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,738
Posted By larryboy
That's falls into my next bike purchase window...

That's falls into my next bike purchase window exactly at the right time. :clap
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By larryboy
Not everybody has a compressor at home. I...

Not everybody has a compressor at home.

I use hair spray to install, have to work quick, but it works great. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Post #2 back in 2013 looks like whining to me.

Post #2 back in 2013 looks like whining to me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By larryboy
Highway 155 has these awesome purple flowers. ...

Highway 155 has these awesome purple flowers.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a32/plunger-ears/husky%20abuse/RockKrawl08/RockKrawl08011.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 43,364
Posted By larryboy
I don't know about that. :lol3 and always...

I don't know about that. :lol3


and always push with aluminum and a spool gun, get your face over on the puddle side and move much faster than you think you should.

Have you seen the welding...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-02-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 43,364
Posted By larryboy
Good trick with a spool gun is to start super...

Good trick with a spool gun is to start super hot, stop 1/3 thru the needed weld and turn it down to normal, cheat preheat.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Very cool, thanks for the effort!!

Very cool, thanks for the effort!!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-02-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,183
Posted By larryboy
No rider.

No rider.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,898
Posted By larryboy
You can upload a gpx file in the Layin down...

You can upload a gpx file in the Layin down tracks section, as easy as uploading a picture.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Nice!! Can you overlay the two bikes?

Nice!!

Can you overlay the two bikes?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,898
Posted By larryboy
Shoot, Walla Walla to Lakeview is only 2.5 days...

Shoot, Walla Walla to Lakeview is only 2.5 days if you twist that thing on the right. :lol3


Next step? Start sharing your tracks and we'll start riding it. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Well, I took something that we know...a 21" tire...

Well, I took something that we know...a 21" tire is about 27" tall, then I had to figure the ratio for full size inches per inch of picture, then it was pretty easy to solve. I tried it with a left...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Wow, that's amazing!! Thanks for spending the...

Wow, that's amazing!! Thanks for spending the time to do that, now we finally have some facts in this thread. How did you manage to figure it out if you don't mind me asking?

PS, I think that's a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Just think what good riding would do to one of...

Just think what good riding would do to one of those Triumphs, we've seen what happens to a BMW 800 when ridden hard. :evil

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
That's the Rotax single right? Not solid in my...

That's the Rotax single right? Not solid in my circle, right in there with a KLR650/DR650/XR650L...junk. :puke1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
That's the thing, nothing but corduroy roads have...

That's the thing, nothing but corduroy roads have been breaking the frames on the Triumph 800. :eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
Thought I got caught in a time warp to 2008, the...

Thought I got caught in a time warp to 2008, the Xcountry doesn't exist...welcome to 2015.:fpalm
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 1,059,519
Posted By larryboy
I was thinking the same until I started hearing...

I was thinking the same until I started hearing about broken frames, if one guy has broken a frame the I too would break a frame. I'm kind of hard on equipment.

I really like the subframe welded...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 81,114
Posted By larryboy
Well done, Nate!! :clap

Well done, Nate!!

:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,076
Views: 1,131,024
Posted By larryboy
I'm broke from rescuing a dog a couple of weeks...

I'm broke from rescuing a dog a couple of weeks back, 9 hours in the car and $250, but you just reminded me I have some cash left in my paypal!!

Good work, dogjaw and Thumpstart!! $$ on the way.
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