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Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 126,705
Posted By beardking
Because I'm not to up on the sportbike seen, I...

Because I'm not to up on the sportbike seen, I can't figure out what kind of bike this is. I really like the look of it. Can you tell me what it is (or maybe I should say was. :) )
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
Looks like Google Sketchup to me.

Looks like Google Sketchup to me.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By beardking
I'm following you all over the internet keeping...

I'm following you all over the internet keeping your U-turn Mastery alive man. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By beardking
I'm betting he knows how well it'll do a U-turn. ...

I'm betting he knows how well it'll do a U-turn. :D
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
I'll help you out. I'll take the Ninja off your...

I'll help you out. I'll take the Ninja off your hands. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,824
Posted By beardking
I do believe I just left a DNA sample under my...

I do believe I just left a DNA sample under my desk. Congrats man (on the bike, not the DNA sample)
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By beardking
Very timely post. I have an 03 919 and I had...

Very timely post. I have an 03 919 and I had this exact thing happen to me yesterday on my way home from work. At first I was like WTF!! Then I finished kicking it up to 5th and all was good. No...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
Actually, I'm just very jealous of all the people...

Actually, I'm just very jealous of all the people on here who have garages/shops as big or bigger than my house. Some of which are actually 2 story shops. :rofl
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
Something tells me you aren't being bothered too...

Something tells me you aren't being bothered too much by the downturn in the economy, huh? Now, where the heck is that drool smiley?
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,663
Posted By beardking
Agreed, those are 2 of my favorite bikes (outside...

Agreed, those are 2 of my favorite bikes (outside of my 919) right now, and the S3 got the headlight configuration perfect to me.
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,663
Posted By beardking
So far I agree with most of the comments. One...

So far I agree with most of the comments. One thing that I've found highly annoying on most of the newer bikes is the monster tach above/beside/near the little digital speedo. I need to know how...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By beardking
Might try contacting other businesses (not in...

Might try contacting other businesses (not in your area, so no competition problem) that do this. I've heard really good things about the one linked below, but haven't had the misfortune to need to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
Not on a Nighthawk, but on an NX650 this is what...

Not on a Nighthawk, but on an NX650 this is what I did:

Still had the nub that broke off, so I drilled a hole through it and it's mating piece on the side cover. Then I ran stainless steel...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 131,558
Posted By beardking
Not sure of his actual height, but he seemed...

Not sure of his actual height, but he seemed about that tall to me when I met him and rode with him. Of course, I'm 5'-8" (in Doc Martens), so everyone is tall to me.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
If you still want to buy a hard copy of that...

If you still want to buy a hard copy of that manual, I have one that I can make a pretty good deal on.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,965
Views: 402,587
Posted By beardking
Sounds like you have a Stebel on there as well as...

Sounds like you have a Stebel on there as well as that exhaust.
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
It's amazing how many different ways I hate you...

It's amazing how many different ways I hate you right now, and I don't even know you. :)
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,728
Posted By beardking
Of the bikes that you listed, I would have to go...

Of the bikes that you listed, I would have to go for the CB400. Not because I have any experience with it or anything, but only because I just like the way it looks better than the rest. Kinda...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
I'd suggest calling instead of wasting the gas to...

I'd suggest calling instead of wasting the gas to swing by. I can almost guarantee that they'll have to order the part.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,789
Posted By beardking
Dang nice job there motonomus. Definitely a fine...

Dang nice job there motonomus. Definitely a fine bike there. Now, umm, send it down here to Texas and I'll "store" it for you. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,789
Posted By beardking
I'm pretty sure what I used was Mothers Aluminum...

I'm pretty sure what I used was Mothers Aluminum Mag Polish (sorry, don't have it around anymore).

I don't have any suggestions for the pipes, although I'm going to be looking for suggestions...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,789
Posted By beardking
Just a suggestion here, but what I found works...

Just a suggestion here, but what I found works great for buffing up screws and bolts is to chuck the screw/bolt into a drill, dab some Mothers Chrome Polish on it, rub it around a little to make sure...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
AR-TRVLR got the FSM, so now I just have the...

AR-TRVLR got the FSM, so now I just have the Clymer manual available. All of the greasy fingerprints you could ever want for one low price.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
Anyone on here in need of a Clymer service manual...

Anyone on here in need of a Clymer service manual and a Honda Factory service manual for a 91-03 Nighthawk 750? Both have some greasy fingerprints on them, but they are still in great shape.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
You are only seeing 1 small portion of my very...

You are only seeing 1 small portion of my very small garage. Although, I have to say, since I got my buddies NX650 back together and outta there, it's a little less messy. Of course, once I start on...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
The way it worked for me is they insurance had an...

The way it worked for me is they insurance had an adjuster come out and go over my bike, document the damage and he went back to crunch the numbers. Later that afternoon I got a call from him and he...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
I looked at and considered the FZ1 and FZ6 and I...

I looked at and considered the FZ1 and FZ6 and I just couldn't get past the plastics on them. I like the general design of the bike, but I'm just a naked kind of guy. In fact, the windscreen on my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
Well, figured I'd show off the new toy a little. ...

Well, figured I'd show off the new toy a little. Excuse my messy garage, it actually gets used for numerous things, so cleanliness almost never happens in there.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
Well, I mentioned previousley (I believe) that I...

Well, I mentioned previousley (I believe) that I laid down my 99 Nighthawk 750 at the end of July. No serious damage to me, but apparently enough damage to the NH for the insurance to total it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
Looked at (and wanted) an 04, but the guy didn't...

Looked at (and wanted) an 04, but the guy didn't have the title in hand and that was a deal breaker.

BikePilot, don't worry, I've read that thread and was very impressed with it. Would like to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
Well, with all of the recommendations that I've...

Well, with all of the recommendations that I've read about these bikes and the fact that I just plain freaking love them, I bit the bullet and did it. I now have a 2003 919 sitting quite cozy in my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,292
Posted By beardking
Dave, did you happen to try Bates on I-35 in...

Dave, did you happen to try Bates on I-35 in Farmers Branch (right across the street from Honda North. They had a HiFlo filter in stock last time I needed one (and were supposed to be ordering a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,292
Posted By beardking
I'm not saying I'm right or anything, I'm just...

I'm not saying I'm right or anything, I'm just saying that I wish that this is the way that they worked. For me, by the time Saturday comes around I have about 50 things I have to get done before...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,292
Posted By beardking
To me, if you want a job that revolves around an...

To me, if you want a job that revolves around an 8-5 life, don't have one that revolves around people that have 8-5 jobs. Sure, there are plenty of people that buy motorcycles and gear that don't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,292
Posted By beardking
The one thing I can say in defense of most of the...

The one thing I can say in defense of most of the dealers around here, you can call and check to see if they have the part in stock or if they'll have to order it. If they have to order it, they'll...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,292
Posted By beardking
What kills me isn't them being closed on Monday,...

What kills me isn't them being closed on Monday, it's being closed on Sunday and closing at like 5 on Saturday. I don't know about you, but most people I know work Monday - Friday 8-5, which doesn't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 126,705
Posted By beardking
I've seen FZ's that have been taken fully naked...

I've seen FZ's that have been taken fully naked and I have to say, those things look pretty sweet. I just can't get into all of the plastic that they have on them. Just sitting on them (and any...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,835
Posted By beardking
Lee, those are definitely the stock wheels, but...

Lee, those are definitely the stock wheels, but someone has definitely gotten after them with a spray can. Since it doesn't have the Hondo logo on the tank, I'm assuming that the tank has been...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,757,423
Posted By beardking
It took me a couple of double takes to realize...

It took me a couple of double takes to realize that the "cage" in this pic was an RC truck and not a real cage on a VERY scary lift. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 83,297
Posted By beardking
Janet, thank you for the insight. Hopefully I'll...

Janet, thank you for the insight. Hopefully I'll be one of the lucky ones that isn't overly bothered by "the stink". If I am, maybe I'll just follow in others footsteps and install a lower exhaust,...
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