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Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By natez1
This!

HOLY SMOKES How did Triumph not go out of business sooner!
Gorgeous color!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By natez1
Pix!? I like a nice vintage bike! I'm part of...

Pix!? I like a nice vintage bike!
I'm part of the Evergreen AMCA, ever make it to the Tenino swap? Man I had a good time there last year!
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 172,587
Posted By natez1
Didn't Indian have issues with leaky tanks from...

Didn't Indian have issues with leaky tanks from the solder joints? Ohh wait that was in the 30's! Maybe they are taking this retro thing too far! :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,532
Posted By natez1
That's shit's hilarious! I was waiting for the...

That's shit's hilarious! I was waiting for the beard to go up in flames! Now I have to stop wearing my red flannel to work on bikes, I feel like a hipster wannabe, and that ain't good for anybody!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,225
Posted By natez1
And my 75 FXE

And my 75 FXE
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,225
Posted By natez1
My new to me FLH. Sorry for the crummy cell pic.

My new to me FLH. Sorry for the crummy cell pic.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,013
Posted By natez1
Was there yesterday (11-21) and I will say having...

Was there yesterday (11-21) and I will say having not been in a couple of years it is a good show. We all know the motorcycle manufactures where stagnant for the last 5 years, it's nice to see them...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,611
Posted By natez1
I believe I had a love affair with this bike at...

I believe I had a love affair with this bike at Lemay on Sunday, and that's saying something given the bikes in attendance! I'm sure this was the ride parked by the stairs waiting for the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,474
Posted By natez1
I had one bike named "Fu%$'n piece of Sh!t" for...

I had one bike named "Fu%$'n piece of Sh!t" for obvious reasons. Does that count?:D Don't own that bike any more.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,888
Posted By natez1
All right I'll throw my hat in the ring. For ME...

All right I'll throw my hat in the ring. For ME the Harley experience is a throw back to different times and different machines. Yes most of my H-D's are old with the newest a 1997 fxsts, a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By natez1
It is my understanding that the FXR swingarm...

It is my understanding that the FXR swingarm mounts the same way as the older FLT swing arms. I.E. to the transmission via cleeve blocks then to the frame via doughnut isolators. Dyna just has a...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 951,632
Posted By natez1
And we all know donuts aren't suppose to go over...

And we all know donuts aren't suppose to go over 50 MPH. so no problem there!!:D
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By natez1
OK so I've read about how sidecar wheel lead...

OK so I've read about how sidecar wheel lead affects handling but has anyone actually ridden one with negative lead? I would be scared more on a left hander than a righty. HUMM.... I wonder? Looks...
Forum: Hacks 01-11-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,726
Posted By natez1
Being kind of new to sidecars but not...

Being kind of new to sidecars but not fabrication, with all the skill and obvious tools at their disposal to do fabrication, would it not be advantageous to keep going and fab up a center hub...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,352
Posted By natez1
Lets face it If you really want a sporty nothing...

Lets face it If you really want a sporty nothing else will make you look back after you've walked away! Sporty's are a good bargain used especially 883's, under $5000 all day long, have decent power,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By natez1
I like Stevens pass(HI2) but it can be nerve...

I like Stevens pass(HI2) but it can be nerve racking as some trucks like to speed and it is a 2 lane road in places. If I had my choice and the time( probably double that of 2) I would go from Vashon...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,708
Posted By natez1
I had a 650 and don't recall having to take the...

I had a 650 and don't recall having to take the carbs off to do the valves .I did rejet and do a air box mod. All in all I think while it was a pain in the butt at some stages it never justified a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,198
Views: 1,037,316
Posted By natez1
You should try a BUELL!

You should try a BUELL!
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 99,075
Posted By natez1
Got to sit on and here one run today from Moto...

Got to sit on and here one run today from Moto International at the Snohomish Bike Show. Sounded a little too mellow(it was stock), egros felt good, overall I like it. I wasn't sure by looking at the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,598
Views: 988,029
Posted By natez1
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/528236_...

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/528236_10200958928164343_2080845330_n.jpg

This has always been what a motorcycle looks like in my mind. In fact I'm shocked when I see that my shadow on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,235
Posted By natez1
What no one mentioned Harley yet? Cheapest bike...

What no one mentioned Harley yet? Cheapest bike to maintain has been my Evo powered glide, oil, tires, oil, tires, oil, tires, brakes. Maintenance can be done in a afternoon with a couple beers...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,256
Posted By natez1
Yes they do existent!! ...

Yes they do existent!!

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/294893_2367513756175_223476621_n.jpg


Buelltiful bike to commute on!!:evil
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,134
Posted By natez1
I know you asked about the 950 but bear with me...

I know you asked about the 950 but bear with me for a minute.I ride a harley ultra classic,have a softail ,a buell, and a sportster chopper, was looking for something different and test rode a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,101
Posted By natez1
I know what you mean. I was sucked in on a good...

I know what you mean. I was sucked in on a good deal on a ultra, I didn't want a trunk, radio, coffee maker, ect ect ect, but after a good long ride I changed my mind. It DOES add enjoyment and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,356
Posted By natez1
Remember springers have the caliper bracket...

Remember springers have the caliper bracket attached to the axle on the right for fXsts and left on fLsts, so yes spacers are different.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,409
Posted By natez1
Never came across as heavy, more humorous because...

Never came across as heavy, more humorous because we all know of which you speak! Last time I did the isle of Vashon I came off the ferry from Manchester behind a Velocette single that I swear had...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,409
Posted By natez1
Can I blip my throttle and billow smoke on my...

Can I blip my throttle and billow smoke on my classic?!:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,504
Posted By natez1
Back in 2003 I rode my ironhead sporty from...

Back in 2003 I rode my ironhead sporty from Seattle to Sturgis and had a BLAST! At the time I also had a Concours in the garage, People said I was stupid for taking the Ironhead instead of the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,670
Posted By natez1
I had a nice chat with a friend about this the...

I had a nice chat with a friend about this the other day. I mentioned how much I liked vintage motorcycles and the style they had. He just started laughing, by the time he stopped he explained that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,031
Posted By natez1
Yes Softails have less than ideal rear suspension...

Yes Softails have less than ideal rear suspension geometry but ALL motorcycle do. That's how they get 10 pounds of sh*t into a 5 pound bag.Every thing is a compromise to achieve what they where...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By natez1
You can check Pinwall Cycle on E-bay they seem to...

You can check Pinwall Cycle on E-bay they seem to have some but as far as rolling it and making $$, it might be tough. Used sporty prices are in the dirt around here, a clean 91 might bring...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 99,546
Posted By natez1
You can't give us a pic of a pretty bike then not...

You can't give us a pic of a pretty bike then not do a mini review of it.How is it to ride? comfy? like the twisties? I've been trying to talk myself out of a Guzzi for my next bike but with all the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,436
Posted By natez1
I kick the tires daily to make sure they have...

I kick the tires daily to make sure they have air and check the oil every other day.I think everyday use is good for them.follow Hondas schedule and you'll be fine. ENJOY!
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 102,410
Posted By natez1
Yep HB mounts with Buell accessory bags, HB...

Yep HB mounts with Buell accessory bags, HB juniors 30L I believe. Very good mounts, secure and strong, don't even notice them when riding and they made the bike so much more useful with the only...
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 102,410
Posted By natez1
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/624...

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/62487_1603381973358_1500377158_31553361_5625726_n.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5,198
Views: 1,037,316
Posted By natez1
First let me say the I love Ironheads, BUT.......

First let me say the I love Ironheads, BUT.... you have to love motorcycles and love working on motorcycles to own one.I ride my ironhead all over and has never left me stranded but it takes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 49,515
Posted By natez1
boy I don't know about a GS500 being underrated,...

boy I don't know about a GS500 being underrated, my old one was a flexy flyer with a fat guy on it. Power was OK and brakes were marginal but push it and it would wallow all over the place. on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 49,515
Posted By natez1
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/624...

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/62487_1603381973358_1500377158_31553361_5625726_n.jpg

A do-it all in a bad-ass package and hated by the Motor Company faithful and sport bike guys...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 39,005
Posted By natez1
That's what happened to me, had a Concours that...

That's what happened to me, had a Concours that was great, but had the itch for a big twin.One test ride and it was all over.Sadly the pipes that made the bike sound good on the test ride got ditched...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By natez1
Primary bearing had problems, I believe it was...

Primary bearing had problems, I believe it was because of no alignment pins from tranny to primary. If it has been fixed by Harley it's probably ok, sometimes it takes a new tranny case and inner...
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