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Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,786
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Posted By Papa Pete
Here we go again.

No sense in holding my breath waiting for this one.:twitch

Kinda funny how everyone has got a list of demands for what Honda should be doing? As we all know Honda waits for feed back before...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Here I thought I was the only guy who refused to...

Here I thought I was the only guy who refused to get on facebook.
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
it bit me once, but it was twice!!!!!!

it bit me once, but it was twice!!!!!!
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Naats 2013

Jim, Count Jesse and David as YES. Count me as maybe, as the back injury has cut into my vacation and I will now have to kiss up at work to make it.
I have purchased all the lip balm in a three...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Leovince exhaust

I bought mine from leovince USA. Not much louder than stock, but weighs a whole lot less. I did ask them why they had @ exhaust in the US and they told mea new guy was ordering systems and didn't...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 810,134
Posted By Papa Pete
Good read

I sat on bike at the show and felt this would be a great all around bike. The bike is heavy for its displacement, but not a deal breaker. Just can't believe Honda hasn't set price yet>
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Lemoncello!!

That stuff will sneak up on you every time.:freaky

Are you going to make the Wi rally this year? How many At in the stable now?
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
July or August

Hey Jim talked to the brothers and either month works for us. I'll keep watching the votes for dates. So team cheese is in. RALLY TIME!!!!!!
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Reporting for duty

Wi team cheese ready to assemble. Just need to call the brothers.:evil

Now if I can just stay out the poison ivory.:eek1
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 24,995
Views: 4,629,943
Posted By Papa Pete
tsunami Super Tenere!!!

So My brother buys a new S10 on the first go around with a long wait before the dealer had finally got it in.
Now bike has had a blown fork seal, gas tank and cap rusting, all the staples holding...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Fuel pump.

I posted photos when I replaced mine some where in this thread. It's like a bar puzzle that you can't figure out, but once you do it's like that was to easy!!!. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 75,979
Views: 8,044,088
Posted By Papa Pete
Busted off pilot screw *#@^

I'm sure in the length of this thread someone else has asked this,but here goes. My bike started running poorly and I did the basic checks of K&N filter cleaning and re-oil.
Drained the gas and...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Clark Kent???

Jim is really Super man!!!!!!:evil Nice save Jim!
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Need wide angle camera

I added three VTR250's to the stable along with a 2003 VT750. I haven't counted in a while but there is a lot of bikes in the garage.:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Where There Was One

NOW THERE IS TWO!!!:clap

I haven't been on lately and see a lot of new owners posting and that's a good thing.

Any ways, it took like four years to get the guy to sell me a matching blue NX. I...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,484
Posted By Papa Pete
Re ring with hone

I'm thinking hone for re ring and bore for larger pistons.
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 47,165
Posted By Papa Pete
Honda likes to recycle

Well if if Honda keep getting requests for

BIG V TWIN TRAIL BIKE !!!!

Then they will bow to the will of the people and put out two models using the 1300 VTX and the 1800 VTX motors just to...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 47,165
Posted By Papa Pete
Last year for the XR650L

At the spring bike show I was told the XR650L is dead as no longer in production.

That has got to be the slowest death of an unchanged model ever!!

Then Honda put out the survey asking only...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,737
Posted By Papa Pete
That was Kevlars bike

That bike was sold from Florida about two years ago for some where around $9,500.00 It is KM. The guy who bought it wasn't into ADVrider.com so it wasn't ever posted here for sale. It was on ebay...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Home, home on the range!

To All North American Africa Twin Owners:

YOU ROCK!!!!!

I can't express in any words how grateful I am at the help that was given to me in my time of need. In a small world of owners here in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Papa Pete
Still an't working

I've rode without the damn thing before. I guess I'll have to ride without it again. I'll bring it with me in case someone
at the MOA rally has an idea on how bring it back to life.

The only...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Papa Pete
Trying all options

I pulled the battery right away and tested it to see if it had any power. The old fluke meter said 4.10v. I tried the push plus button at the same time as power button. garmin said to pull battery...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Papa Pete
zUMO WON'T POWER UP??

Just my luck getting ready to ride out to Redmond this weekend and the zumo takes a dump. No power no matter what I hook it up to. garmin isn't helping, I'm on the phone with them right now. waited...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Best ride ever!

My wife rode the NX, I rode the XR, 250 mile round trip ride to Road America to the vintage race days. This was the first long ride my wife and I ever did together with her driving her own bike. ...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
shinko 700

I have the Shinko 700 on my RD07 and rode them to the last NAATS event with regrets. They don't last more than 5,000 miles if your pounding out miles on the slab covered in a rash!! My brother runs...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Never to far to ride

MOA rally in Redmond Oregon July 15th -18th. I will more than likely be there.
So how about a bunch of @ riders show up there to say howdy?:evil
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 37,982
Posted By Papa Pete
first look

I remember the first time I saw a Buell. I was at Summer fest riding my primer colored CB750F. Harley runs a free cycle parking area and there it was, a prototype Buell parked in the lot. I asked the...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
What am I doing?

Riding the big dog I hope!!!!! :clap


I'll call you to make sure my timing matches up to this ride.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Big dog

Isn't the big dog invite only?
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
How high

Jim you know from the last ride, the count for @s in the states was pretty low:cry but the ones that made it were pretty high!:rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
what is a dead twin worth

What ever he paid to get the bike in, it can't be worth that plus shipping to get a dead bike out. The bike is worth way more to sell off all the parts and
buy something here to keep the trip...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Plastics

My bike and I think north riders have side covers that aren't the same has the front plastics. Mine came from Japan North's came from Europe.
I don't think the side covers not matching the rest of...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Parts Man Just Parts

Sell the motor, then the plastics, then the wheels, you get the picture:evil
Before you know it, you have an AT sitting in the garage.

Then you have a OCC type home built bike. If someone here...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
+1!

Ride it like you stole it!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,413
Posted By Papa Pete
Honda lost their way

I did my part and told them they should make the whole survey open for everyone. They will never find their way if they aren't willing to listen to the people who would still be riding a Honda had...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13,898
Views: 4,879,754
Posted By Papa Pete
Better best

I like the placement of the air filter on the RD07.

I only had the pleasure to ride a 89 transalp and my RD07
so I guess that limits my opinoin.

I would take both! I will score a Transalp...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Nice work

The racks look nice to me!

My only problem is the bike with the racks and bags mounted now looks like it really needs a wind screen.

That's only my narrow point of view, for what ever that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Photos of crash bars

Well if your looking for a few good shots of the crash bars, then the Greek who managed to get banned from ADV has a sight.

http://dhost.info/ax1/html/crash_bars.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Yep

Right on the money. They are no longer available.:cry

Anyone with a tube bender and skill to match, could copy those from the few photos that are out there.

Jeff, wink wink nod nod.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7,325
Views: 1,086,466
Posted By Papa Pete
Rear racks

There is a valid part number from Hepco becker for the rear racks.
Check here follow the link

http://www.eurotechmotorsports.com/forms/Query.cfm?do=detail&q_part=650.178%2000%2001

I haven't...
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