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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,071
Posted By oughtsix
I realize this is not a sure thing, but I'm...

I realize this is not a sure thing, but I'm basically just waiting for this to come to the states. I want a triumph tiger in the worst way, but with no dealer support within 200 miles, I am a bit...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,524
Posted By oughtsix
Adventure is something you do, not something you...

Adventure is something you do, not something you buy. If you have them means and the desire, the purpose-built big adv bikes have got to be a ton of fun, and entertainingly capable to boot. If you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,773
Views: 345,607
Posted By oughtsix
To answer the original question, HD is making a...

To answer the original question, HD is making a metric-ass ton of money selling a product in a market they created. As a dyed in the wool capitalist, I have nothing but respect for a marketing scheme...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 469,537
Posted By oughtsix
Here's to a triple powered tenere!!!!

Here's to a triple powered tenere!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,071
Posted By oughtsix
As long as you have what works for you we're both...

As long as you have what works for you we're both happy. Now, as far as the price of the FXDL....not sure if I'm ready to cough up nearly 15k for a new one....an FXDX will pop up near me every so...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,071
Posted By oughtsix
That's a nice bike. Care to guess how far I am...

That's a nice bike. Care to guess how far I am from the nearest guzzi dealer? 'Bout 5-1/2 hours. I can be at four different HD dealers within two hours. Not that the guzzis arent cool. I had a honda...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,071
Posted By oughtsix
So shoot me....

http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_US/Media/images/2014-Motorcycles/dyna/low-rider/gallery/large/14-hd-low-rider-bs.jpg

Good: Adjustable bars, tachometer, decent control location (34" inseam), dual...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-24-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By oughtsix
Thanks for the link!! I guess I was using the...

Thanks for the link!! I guess I was using the wrong search terms on ebay, becauese I kept drawing goose eggs when I'd search there. So spoked, OEM rear hubs are fairly universal among the sportsters...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By oughtsix
Cool. I guess you just picked up the hub from the...

Cool. I guess you just picked up the hub from the harley dealer? I looked on ebay, didn't see very much.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-22-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By oughtsix
School me on rear spoke hubs

Looking at doing a sportster-scrambler build and I have a couple questions about the rear hub. What would be the easiest way to get a 17" rear tire on a spoked wheel? Find a takeoff oem wheel and...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,534
Posted By oughtsix
I had a 95 with the six. It ran rough when I went...

I had a 95 with the six. It ran rough when I went to pick it up, but ran fine with enough power to spin a tire on dry pavement. I bought plugs and discovered that the back three were coked up solid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,529
Posted By oughtsix
http://www.gogocycles.com/images/1983-honda-cx650-...

http://www.gogocycles.com/images/1983-honda-cx650-custom-21539461.jpg

I don't have any pics of mine that I'm aware of, but mine was a 1983 CX650 Custom. A friend bought it for 800 bucks and I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,539
Posted By oughtsix
My CX650 had 51K on it when the odometer broke....

My CX650 had 51K on it when the odometer broke. It needed a stator when I sold it, but I still saw it on the road every now and then for a couple years after I sold it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,539
Posted By oughtsix
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_CX_series#Varia...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_CX_series#Variants

I assume you didn't know it really is turbocharged...it's actually a pretty cool bike. Fuel injection, and according to the wikipedia page, 19...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 123,227
Posted By oughtsix
Because, overall, people that value the traits...

Because, overall, people that value the traits that this bike has in spades don't buy harleys (in general). The average harley customer only cares about leather vests, chrome drag pipes, and bikes...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 43,818
Posted By oughtsix
I love making these lists, so I'll play. These...

I love making these lists, so I'll play. These items are for a longer trip in less populated areas of America. If space is at a premium, maybe some of this gets left behind. May not be ideal for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-19-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,535
Posted By oughtsix
I have spent my life in the south (east TX/ LA...

I have spent my life in the south (east TX/ LA area), and I have literally always wanted to get the hell away from here. Seriously. It's hot as balls all year long, all the land is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,071
Posted By oughtsix
I've been lusting after this for about a week...

I've been lusting after this for about a week now....


http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2007-Harley-Davidson-XL-1200R-Sportster-110860050

Not the fastest, smoothest, most advanced, most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,680
Posted By oughtsix
Thanks for the citation. I had a bike for a few...

Thanks for the citation. I had a bike for a few years in college, sold it and recently got the itch for another now that I'm out of grad school. Just gotta find some work in this awesome economy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,680
Posted By oughtsix
That's a very interesting statistic. Can you cite...

That's a very interesting statistic. Can you cite it, or point me in the right direction to find it?
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By oughtsix
Shadows are reliable, relatively lightweight, and...

Shadows are reliable, relatively lightweight, and well supported by the aftermarket. Boring? As much as a reliable, peppy, and comfy motorcycle can possibly be boring, I suppose. They are fine...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,642
Posted By oughtsix
I was 19 when I drug home a 1983 Honda CX650...

I was 19 when I drug home a 1983 Honda CX650 custom from behind a friends house. I think my parents thought I'd never get it running because half of it was on the trialer and the other half in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,426
Posted By oughtsix
No... I joined because I've been lurking around...

No... I joined because I've been lurking around here for a year now and figured it was about time to get in on the pissing contest, or whatever. I fail to see where I made an economic assessment of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 787,243
Posted By oughtsix
I think Leystone may be better served by a...

I think Leystone may be better served by a Roadster model if one can be found close enough/for the right price, if only for better two-up riding which was one of the stated uses. There's several on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,426
Posted By oughtsix
I've been lurking around here since I stumbled on...

I've been lurking around here since I stumbled on a youtube series about a guy riding down to through central and south America. I've read several reports since then, to include bigalsmith's and...
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