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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,328
Posted By mike
I guess you could look at it as some kind of...

I guess you could look at it as some kind of intervention. Maybe if the bike hadnt broke down, something even worse may have happened on down the road. :dic




or not -
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
I guess it's a personal thing. I think the brakes...

I guess it's a personal thing. I think the brakes are great. When I bought my 99, I was coming off a 84 Nighthawk S. I was like - :eek1 - these brakes are awesome!

They work plenty good for me
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
Main thing to look for is any crash damage. If ...

Main thing to look for is any crash damage. If these bikes are laid down and the motor runs for even a few seconds, the oil pump may suck air and damage the rod bearings. There is no tip over ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,328
Posted By mike
Your ride report is very well written, Cycle,...

Your ride report is very well written, Cycle, Very sorry about the bike trouble. I would be seriously bent out of shape, I think. No bike, regardless of make, should burn up like that.

In for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
http://kwickstand.net/Hyper-Formance.com/KWICKs_Lu...

http://kwickstand.net/Hyper-Formance.com/KWICKs_Luggage_Rack.html


never had a rack, but these look nice. several people have made other ones, they are kind of hard to come by.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,031
Posted By mike
They didnt. They gave you a field sobriety test,...

They didnt. They gave you a field sobriety test, and if you failed that, you went to jail. IF however, you thought you could pass a breath test, and were not over the legal limit, you went on down...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,031
Posted By mike
I dont know about other places, but they are...

I dont know about other places, but they are getting real tough on drinking and driving around here. If they smell alcohol on you at all, you are getting a field sobriety test. One beer is all it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,063
Posted By mike
In - nice looking Zrx. It will serve you...

In -

nice looking Zrx. It will serve you well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,046
Posted By mike
In a parking lot back about 1998. 83 650...

In a parking lot back about 1998. 83 650 Nighthawk, my only transportation. Starter was off getting rebuilt. Had a rubber freeze plug in the hole so I could ride it. I was Drunk.:loaded Dropped it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-22-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,369
Posted By mike
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmik...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/IMG_bike2-20140001_zpsca07bd5c.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 93,649
Posted By mike
Hey, been awhile sine I've been in here. I've...

Hey, been awhile sine I've been in here. I've been to LM in Taylor, very good, been to Kruez's, hated it. Still havent made it to Franklin. Not standing in that line. Nope.

Anyway, tried a new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,031
Posted By mike
I used to drink and ride all the time, sometimes...

I used to drink and ride all the time, sometimes in a blackout. Crashed once, 1989, due to riding intoxicated. Havent done it since I started riding again in 2004 as I quit drinking in 2001....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,348
Posted By mike
Never rode with earphones and never will. Foam...

Never rode with earphones and never will. Foam earplugs is all I use.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By mike
The only time I get false laser alerts is if I am...

The only time I get false laser alerts is if I am near an airport. Have the 8500 also. I am pretty sure if the laser goes off due to police radar, you are already busted. I turned off X band when I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
TX 130, east of Austin. It's nice.

TX 130, east of Austin. It's nice.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
Been wanting to take this picture for awhile. Got...

Been wanting to take this picture for awhile. Got out today, havent ridden since July 4th - too :annie



http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/ZRX-85_zpsf893fedc.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,397
Posted By mike
53. Was getting pain in one knee after riding any...

53. Was getting pain in one knee after riding any time at all. Would get off the bike and could barely walk for the first few feet. Seriously thought I was gonna have to quit riding. Started taking...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By mike
Those are decent bikes. A couple of friends had...

Those are decent bikes. A couple of friends had CX500's back in 82. I like the truck too. :beer
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,395
Posted By mike
:bubba

:bubba
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 63,877
Posted By mike
That clunker still running?

That clunker still running?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,251
Posted By mike
Very sorry about your friend. I lost a good...

Very sorry about your friend. I lost a good friend in a bike accident back in 82. A week before Christmas. He had a wife and 2 young kids. He was 22. Terribly sad.

Only you can make the decision...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By mike
with all that luggage and fairing, 1100.

with all that luggage and fairing, 1100.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,546
Posted By mike
Affirmative.

Affirmative.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By mike
Got a picture? Here is a thread on gas tank...

Got a picture? Here is a thread on gas tank cleaning. There are others.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768604&highlight=rusty

As far as more power, a pipe and jet kit is a ...
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 95,671
Posted By mike
Saw this thread awhile back and cringed at your...

Saw this thread awhile back and cringed at your injuries. Glad you are improving. :bow
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,706
Posted By mike
Thats what I was thinking also, needs pressure -...

Thats what I was thinking also, needs pressure - :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,706
Posted By mike
Just graft a small block chevy pump on there. ...

Just graft a small block chevy pump on there. :freaky

Years ago, when I worked at an auto parts joint, some dude came in want ting to look thru the water pumps. Go ahead, I told him. He was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 120,601
Posted By mike
Good luck. I wanted to ride this weekend, but the...

Good luck. I wanted to ride this weekend, but the weather did not cooperate.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 931,047
Posted By mike
My old 83 650 was my only transportation for...

My old 83 650 was my only transportation for almost 4 years, 96 to late 99. Got me thru a bad time in my life -
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By mike
Well shit, I just found this out. I wondered what...

Well shit, I just found this out. I wondered what was up when I drove by the other day and there were no bikes out front and the place looked empty.

Been going to Zabors for a long time. He is a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 931,047
Posted By mike
That was my first bike. Bought brand new. Good...

That was my first bike. Bought brand new. Good luck with it.


http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/austinmike61/MeonHonda1987_zps2654629d.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,483
Posted By mike
Good job. Nice bike. There used to be a shop...

Good job. Nice bike. There used to be a shop close by that had 3 old water buffalos sitting out front. They were all there but didnt run.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 931,047
Posted By mike
Ok, I missed that one. It looks much better. ...

Ok, I missed that one. It looks much better.

http://www.bobzbikz.com/1985-Honda-Nighthawk-700-S-Kingman-Kansas-67068/4950024
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 931,047
Posted By mike
that dash looks pretty knackered. I wouldnt drive...

that dash looks pretty knackered. I wouldnt drive that far for it. There are nicer ones to be found. I paid 1500 for my 84 with 13K miles. Sold it 2 years later for 1500.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,706
Posted By mike
that buggered oil filter is puzzling.

that buggered oil filter is puzzling.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,379
Posted By mike
Hit "Start", then "Search' , then pictures. ...

Hit "Start", then "Search' , then pictures. Thats how I get to my old pictures.
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,268
Posted By mike
Completely fascinating. Those pictures from 1980...

Completely fascinating. Those pictures from 1980 are remarkable. Thanks for putting this up.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,706
Posted By mike
Looks great. That brushed finish looks better...

Looks great. That brushed finish looks better than polished to me. Polished and chrome stuff looks good but requires work to keep it that way. More than I was willing to do when I went thru the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,706
Posted By mike
How bout now? :bubba

How bout now?

:bubba
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 931,047
Posted By mike
Loved it. Sadly, the new owner of that bike...

Loved it. Sadly, the new owner of that bike crashed it and destroyed it.

:cry
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