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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 110,887
Posted By Honda-50
http://orig15.deviantart.net/f8de/f/2007/299/c/8/f...

http://orig15.deviantart.net/f8de/f/2007/299/c/8/futurama__s_bender_by_muscleduck.jpg
I'm starting to see Bender in that mug!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Good Idea - No Good Date

Might be fun, but I'm heading over the ocean for a little Euro-riding around then returning mid-June. :norton
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-30-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,072
Posted By Honda-50
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 735,599
Posted By Honda-50
Sorry Scott, no pictures readily available. It's...

Sorry Scott, no pictures readily available. It's stored presently. The engine is about 360cc now, a tiny flywheel mag and Champion Racing Frame had it at about 220lbs at its lightest. I use to race...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 735,599
Posted By Honda-50
ScottNJ

Be aware that the kick-start idler gear also drives the oil pump gear. Pull the oil pump apart and examine it's internals . . . easy to do. Mine 'kicked back' once too often and broke the pump (+...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Modded AT

About 10 years ago, or so, a British TV show that was sort of like the US-based Cafe Racer TV came to Gardena, California. They used a local custom/chopper shop as their film site and employed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Honda-50
cr22

So Chad Reed's going vintage, wow :lol3. Nice KR-based rough rider.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Honda-50
Beast History 101

Here's some interesting footage of the 80s from an Italian perspective.

http://youtu.be/27_LeC4V318
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-02-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 75,203
Posted By Honda-50
To Be Continued

A great read. Congratulations on completing Stage 1! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 174,496
Posted By Honda-50
Forum: Racing 07-31-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 48,147
Posted By Honda-50
Red Rider Rewards

http://www.xtrm.com/contingency/honda/index.asp
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,372
Posted By Honda-50
Vintage Speedware Trousers

FJ_K, are those Vintage Speedware wax cotton trousers size listings fairly accurate by your experience?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Tribute to Dakar

This may have been posted before, but it is pretty neat and worth a second look . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlpYUJutTTk&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-05-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Saintell's Footpeg Q

SW-Motech do a nice set of grippy footpegs. Like the older TransAlps, they feature removable rubber pads - tho' the rubber is harder & less absorbing of vibration, I feel. They have two mounting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Ta 700

Colleen, TransAfrika & Ladder offer good advice (as usual). Not to say your CDI is immune to failure, but what you've read about and others (me too) have experienced is primarily with the older...
Forum: EMEA 11-16-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By Honda-50
Edelweiss is OK Too

FYI Edelweiss tours won't restrict you to riding with a select group or pace. You can even travel alone . . . if that's your thing. Even when travelling with others along with a guide, you will be...
Forum: EMEA 11-16-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Honda-50
Go Do It

Hi Offcamber. I have been around the Edelweiss Bike Tour folks on three occasions. One of those was the Alps Extreme tour that you are apparently looking at. Go do it, you will have a great time....
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,943
Posted By Honda-50
Truck Camper Magazine.com

Lots of good info here: http://www.truckcampermagazine.com/newbie-corner
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,647
Posted By Honda-50
An Assortment of Unusual Suspects

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tfp6aiq9b7gmr8u/VK9DMFydjF
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Lowered Footpegs

SW-Motech do a nice set of grippy footpegs. Like the older TransAlps, they feature removable rubber pads - tho' the rubber is harder & less absorbing of vibration, I feel. They have two mounting...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-30-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 1,938,692
Posted By Honda-50
Thanks

I'm sure when complete it'll be to a high standard. Thanks. :clap
. . . and now back to our regularly scheduled programming . . .
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-30-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13,399
Views: 1,938,692
Posted By Honda-50
C'mon Now . . .

Let's see the Stornello :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,291
Posted By Honda-50
:lift Thank you Eric :thumbup ...

:lift
Thank you Eric
:thumbup




Mark
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,529
Posted By Honda-50
Tennessee Born, California's Own

Here's a piece he did at Griffith Park about ten years ago at Doug Bingham's Side car Rally: http://blogs.chapman.edu/huell-howser-archives/2005/01/09/sidecars-californias-gold-6009/
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 46,200
Posted By Honda-50
Works as Advertised

Got my second unit at the Long Beach Swap meet today (must have a spare when one gets left "in the other suit"). Would'nt you know it, hit reserve on the way home, so . . . single-handed nozzle...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By Honda-50
Wink That Came up Quickly!

Well, 90+ will be considerably different than last year's deluge. Don't know if my son "Noah" :wink: will accompany me again Sunday but I'll be there with my 2007 Patrol.
~Mark
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 903,799
Posted By Honda-50
Gate Locked

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Maple Springs gate remains closed. :ddog
Forum: Racing 06-14-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 156,661
Posted By Honda-50
Team OSR :clap I really enjoyed this tale...

Team OSR :clap

I really enjoyed this tale and can't wait for your next chapter: AHRMAgeddon! Then some flat track & how about a little road racing?

And if you haven't seen it yet, check out...
Forum: Racing 05-09-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 156,661
Posted By Honda-50
Arriba!!

Great Attitude - Great Job!
Forum: Racing 12-23-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 156,661
Posted By Honda-50
Eh? The Mongrel

This my friend on his ex-AHRMA CL350 racer now re-licensed for the street. I'd given the bike to him a couple of years ago for his AHRMA project since it had been in my possession for about 30 years...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 156,661
Posted By Honda-50
Too Late in the Game

This is a great build. Originally intriqued by the Berquist/Preston 350 images, I'm glad you settled on an SL-K1/2/? as it reminds me of my old SL350K1 (sadly destroyed in a road incident with a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-26-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 451,508
Posted By Honda-50
HoboDave

You described your 'on the road' lifestyle with aplomb, I think. You seem to be a throw back to earlier times before wealth and interstates. Before we all 'grew up.'

Thanks for taking the time...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,061
Posted By Honda-50
Transalp Trio

I've owned my 600 since new & have ridden all three extensively. When I say that they are all the same with what I consider to be minor differences, I mean it in a positive way. The main comparison I...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,355
Posted By Honda-50
New Guard

roadholder :clap
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Honda-50
Orange County

Although technically it straddles Riverside County, the Santa Ana mountains offer occasionally good fire road riding (between fire and flood seasons). Stay on top of the conditions...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By Honda-50
Nice Scrambler!

Dunlop K70 'universal' tires are as close to the original tread pattern as you can probably get in a quality brand. They are not current 'dual sport' in their capabilities, but not bad & certainly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Honda-50
Caveat

The 700 has plastic 'flashing' on the sides of the metal tank. You have about 8 to 9 inches of exposed metal down the center of the top of the tank. Remember, like the US models, there is quite a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18,011
Views: 5,651,735
Posted By Honda-50
Filter Flakes

Wow, Mas, that sure looks familiar. I have my carbs off right now & was quite surprised to see all that contamination myself. Yesterday, they got an ultrasonic bath and are spic 'n' span, mmm mmm:D ....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,128
Posted By Honda-50
You are correct, sir

pterry, you op premise is correct. OHV usage doesn't require street equip no matter what registration method is used.

As other posters have implied, ticket book holders oft times are not that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 903,799
Posted By Honda-50
First Time in Years

I haven't been up CNF in years.

Took a one-way ride from Maple Springs over to Ortega with a group of buddies this AM. Same routing, same dirt; but amazed by all the 'protective' improvements....
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