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Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
This looks like a great solution. I want one. ...

This looks like a great solution. I want one.
How is the refueling process with the ring mounted? The Calif. vapor recovery fuel nozzles, are a pain. The filler cap doesn't flip back far enough for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12,605
Views: 1,665,782
Posted By mikeysduck
http://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_hCJjjRznBDN_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_hCJjjRznBDN_600x450.jpg

Old bikes are cool rides, and fun to look at. I had an orange 1971 ish Suzuki Hustler X6. What I remember is how squirrely that thing...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
My concern is that it just started at 400 Mi. I...

My concern is that it just started at 400 Mi. I thought the shifting was smoothing out. I come to a stop sign, at 428 miles on the ODO, and CLUNK. It's pretty ugly compared to what it was. I'll be...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
Just turned 500 Miles. On todays ride, right at...

Just turned 500 Miles.
On todays ride, right at 400 mi. shifting into first from neutral caused a huge CLUNK. Kind of like riding an old Guzzi, or like the clutch is dragging. The clutch seems to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 113,511
Posted By mikeysduck
?? I've still got the number plate 80OGT ?? ...

?? I've still got the number plate 80OGT ??

Sold mine too. I had the chance to ride my old F800GT this past weekend. It is a fine bike. Light and easy to ride. Simple controls to scroll the ESA...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
Put about 90 miles of two lane mountain forest...

Put about 90 miles of two lane mountain forest road on the new bike. Dynamic mode, suspension set to firm. I think this RT shares a piece of soul with my long gone Ducati ST3. What a ride! Baby likes...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,522
Posted By mikeysduck
Day Six http://i61.tinypic.com/rgwm7k.jpg

Day Six

http://i61.tinypic.com/rgwm7k.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
You have leads poking out from behind a fairing...

You have leads poking out from behind a fairing panel, or ports in the fairing?
I'm looking at these:

http://i60.tinypic.com/24nk2hd.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
Has anyone installed a panel mounted heat...

Has anyone installed a panel mounted heat controller? Where? Can you share a photo?
I'm thinking of a First Gear or Gerbings power port.
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,522
Posted By mikeysduck
I've seen this bike in Rapid's lair. It has a...

I've seen this bike in Rapid's lair. It has a certain panache.
He can't keep his hands off of her.
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
Where are you picking up switched power to run...

Where are you picking up switched power to run the relay?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-21-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By mikeysduck
If your current screen is say 2" to short, it can...

If your current screen is say 2" to short, it can be a miracle. A quiet pleasant ride could be in your future. If your screen needs more than 2" you may be wasting your money.

That was my...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
I sold an F800 GT earlier this year. The factory...

I sold an F800 GT earlier this year. The factory power-let would power a 90W heated liner for about 30 minutes before the
CAN bus would reset. The reset took around 10 to 30 minutes. Does the RT...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 227,191
Posted By mikeysduck
I went and did it. I just purchased a 2014...

I went and did it.
I just purchased a 2014 Quartz Blue, RT. It's a hard to find color around these parts. It is fully loaded less the top case. I pick it up Tuesday...
My 10 mi test ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By mikeysduck
Go to Death Valley. This route will be a long...

Go to Death Valley.
This route will be a long day out of Long Beach. It will get you out of the city and on some nice twisty mountain roads, time and weather permitting.
Start by heading towards...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-25-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12,102
Views: 1,661,573
Posted By mikeysduck
Team Guzzi scores again. Thanks

Team Guzzi scores again.
Thanks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-25-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12,102
Views: 1,661,573
Posted By mikeysduck
I haven't read the entire thread. Re the...

I haven't read the entire thread.
Re the maintenance light on 2012 and newer models... Is the maintenance light reset by some combination on key on key off and button pushing? This would be one...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 224,584
Posted By mikeysduck
Thanks for the CagerOnTwoWheels link. It was...

Thanks for the CagerOnTwoWheels link. It was inspirational. I need to wangle a test ride.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,206
Posted By mikeysduck
I had a 2002 Le Mans. Purchased used low low...

I had a 2002 Le Mans. Purchased used low low miles. After my first extended ride I pushed it home off the freeway, in the dark, about 3 miles. Thankfully a lot of down hill.

It blew a fuse.....
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 224,584
Posted By mikeysduck
Is anyone familiar with the N700 X? I sold my NC...

Is anyone familiar with the N700 X? I sold my NC for lack of HP. It need suspension, but I could have worked that out.
Anyway can someone compare and contrast the NC vs. the "07" motors?
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 187,742
Posted By mikeysduck
2008 Goldwing AKA Lead-wing Great on the...

2008 Goldwing AKA Lead-wing
Great on the freeway, wow that pig could handle 2 lane back roads pretty good. Parking lots, red lights no good, thing was close to 1000 lbs.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-30-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 655,723
Posted By mikeysduck
So, if I did something nuts like go trade in my...

So, if I did something nuts like go trade in my 2014 Tiger 800... Does anyone have a set of stock bags & mounts they want to sell?
I want a red one with bags center stand, heated grips...
The...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
I believe it's a 4 speed.

I believe it's a 4 speed.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 42,922
Posted By mikeysduck
Related / Same issue Enjoy the read cure? ...

Related / Same issue Enjoy the read cure?

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-r1100s-r1200s-tech-forum/644819-r1150-trans-offset-engine-did-you-fix.html

I didn't read the entire thread. This may...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
I got an offer $200 over asking price... SOLD!

I got an offer $200 over asking price... SOLD!
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
I got an offer $200 over asking price... SOLD!

I got an offer $200 over asking price... SOLD!
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
I contacted http://huskyrestoration.com/ They...

I contacted http://huskyrestoration.com/ They kindly replied quickly. I have it posted on the local C/L for $3200. Artrob1, Husky Restoration confirmed this was a reasonable price.

Pretty cool...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
Thanks for the heads up. I emailed him.

Thanks for the heads up. I emailed him.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-28-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By mikeysduck
1970 Husky Enduro What's it worth? Selling for a friend

http://i59.tinypic.com/fler5x.jpg
http://i60.tinypic.com/2cig0mp.jpg
http://i62.tinypic.com/2196r6.jpg
http://i58.tinypic.com/20j39u9.jpg
http://i60.tinypic.com/2n9xj7k.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,996
Posted By mikeysduck
I picked one wife, so I don't have to stick to...

I picked one wife, so I don't have to stick to one bike.
I haven't found "that bike" yet... I'll keep looking.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By mikeysduck
Brilliant! I see crashed ST's for sale with...

Brilliant!
I see crashed ST's for sale with nobody work. You nailed it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 241,755
Posted By mikeysduck
LIF - oil life? Don't ask where the read out is...

LIF - oil life?
Don't ask where the read out is to know what the oil life is.
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By mikeysduck
Suggestions for 12mm Front Master Cylinder 7/8's Bars

I have a Norton project and need a front master cylinder, 7/8 bars. I need suggestions and direction to find a master cylinder with a 12mm possibly a 13mm piston. The donor bike should have a single...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 655,723
Posted By mikeysduck
Can anyone, with first hand experience, compare...

Can anyone, with first hand experience, compare and contrast the Triumph 800 Roadie to the 2014 DL-1000?
I have no interest in the "off road" abilities.
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By mikeysduck
Under the seat... That bike is gone now.

Under the seat... That bike is gone now.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,382
Views: 655,723
Posted By mikeysduck
Minute 1:54. I think Ashok says " I love how on...

Minute 1:54. I think Ashok says " I love how on the V-Strom" Not "Honda V-Strom".
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,081,962
Posted By mikeysduck
I just posted a factory Tiger 800 headlight guard...

I just posted a factory Tiger 800 headlight guard in parts.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-23-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21,838
Views: 4,081,962
Posted By mikeysduck
Question Can some one tell me if the service wrench icon...

Can some one tell me if the service wrench icon comes on for the first service? My new used Tiger had 2200 Mi. The PO claimed the dealer performed the first service. He did not provide any...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 113,511
Posted By mikeysduck
I posted this on the F800 forum F800GT VS...

I posted this on the F800 forum

F800GT VS Tiger 800
I've had the Tiger roadie for two days and 250 Miles... These are my impressions. I hope someone
finds them useful.

Looks - GT Wins....
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 113,511
Posted By mikeysduck
I sat on a new VFR a few weeks back. It felt...

I sat on a new VFR a few weeks back. It felt cramped with relatively low bars.
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