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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,532
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Posted By engineman
Thanks. I think this is exactly what i was...

Thanks. I think this is exactly what i was looking for
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,952
Posted By engineman
My 13yo daughter endo'd my wife's TW tonight. ...

My 13yo daughter endo'd my wife's TW tonight. Target fixation on one of the shrubs in the front yard.

Broke the clutch lever casting where the mirror threads in. Is there a better solution for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 332,644
Posted By engineman
So I called Cannon Racecraft to get some fork...

So I called Cannon Racecraft to get some fork springs and they need the spring dimensions OD and free length. Anybody got that info handy?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 332,644
Posted By engineman
So I've been enjoying my XT250 a lot since I got...

So I've been enjoying my XT250 a lot since I got it and am getting ready to pull the trigger on the first big modification.

I ride alot of gravel, some highway and some trail riding. If I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,952
Posted By engineman
My wife's been riding for several years but we've...

My wife's been riding for several years but we've spent more time riding together this year since she got the TW than we have in the last 5 without it. That alone has been worth the purchase price.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,593
Posted By engineman
I'm crushed that I didn't see this ride report...

I'm crushed that I didn't see this ride report until after you ride right past my house. Great job with the write up. Good travels
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 7,082,723
Posted By engineman
Wife and kids at the badlands this summer ...

Wife and kids at the badlands this summer

http://i679.photobucket.com/albums/vv157/glockster/20140622_183048_zpsfa7e2582.jpg
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5,811
Views: 332,965
Posted By engineman
Anybody going to the Peoria TT this weekend?

Anybody going to the Peoria TT this weekend?
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,706
Posted By engineman
Just camped at Pikes Peak this weekend. Great...

Just camped at Pikes Peak this weekend. Great gravel roads around there. While you're there you'll be right on the Great River Gravel Ride Route. Hit the sections closest to Pikes peak and enjoy
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Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,310
Posted By engineman
I'd look hard at a Kawasaki Versys. It's good...

I'd look hard at a Kawasaki Versys. It's good for all the same reasons the V-strom is. Cheap, comfortable, economical to run and maintain, reliable, versatile, good aftermarket support, good dealer...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 332,644
Posted By engineman
I paid 3800 for a 2012. With 250 miles on it this...

I paid 3800 for a 2012. With 250 miles on it this year. I'd say it's a great deal but not suspiciously. So
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 332,644
Posted By engineman
I've Had my xt250 (2012 ex msf school bike) for...

I've Had my xt250 (2012 ex msf school bike) for about 6 weeks now. I've put 1800 miles on it and since I got it the versys and the monster have been neglected in the garage. What a fun little bike....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,811
Views: 332,965
Posted By engineman
So- just to clarify, if I go to Lakeview or...

So- just to clarify, if I go to Lakeview or Rathbun OHV parks with a street licensed bike, do I still need the OHV sticker?

My wife is wanting to start taking her TW200 trail riding and those...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By engineman
Great links! very helpful Thanks a million

Great links! very helpful Thanks a million
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By engineman
Thanks. Will probably stick to fire roads. ...

Thanks. Will probably stick to fire roads. Although some single track would be fun, we'll have the kids on back and that might be pushing our luck
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By engineman
Black hills trip

We're loading up the winnebago and heading west in a couple of weeks. I'm hauling the xt250 and tw200 along for transportation. We're planning on 2 or 3 days in the black hills and I'd like to do...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,952
Posted By engineman
So I just got my new TW200 this week and I think...

So I just got my new TW200 this week and I think the first think I need is a rear rack.

I like the looks of the cyclerack rack but I have one question about it. Does it interfere with anybody...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By engineman
Just got back from the dealer. Bought a new 2010...

Just got back from the dealer. Bought a new 2010 tw200 and new 2012 xt250. Was giggling like a little girl during the test ride for the TW

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,811
Posted By engineman
Screw it. i just bought a new bike and will be...

Screw it. i just bought a new bike and will be there tonight.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,811
Posted By engineman
Well the %#=/&&/& rewound stator I just installed...

Well the %#=/&&/& rewound stator I just installed still has a dead leg. Barring a miracle, I'm out.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,811
Posted By engineman
You guys that have already left are making me...

You guys that have already left are making me jealous. I'm really hoping there's a rewound kawasaki stator in my mailbox when I get home so I can get my bike fixed to go on the ride.

Sent from my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By engineman
This is exactly what I've been thinking. Of...

This is exactly what I've been thinking. Of course, me being me I'll have to build it myself

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By engineman
Play bikes for my out west trip

So this summer I'm loading the family in the old Winnebago and heading west for a couple of weeks. We'll be camping in the badlands, black hills and yellowstone. I haven't been there before. I've...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,811
Posted By engineman
So I'm a maybe all the sudden. The stator is...

So I'm a maybe all the sudden. The stator is burnt up in my versys. :baldy
Getting it rewound. Might be back in time for the ride. OTOH I have been looking for an excuse to buy a TW200. Maybe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,856
Posted By engineman
My wife is a runner and has found all kinds of...

My wife is a runner and has found all kinds of tools and stuff for me. Just brought me home a snap-on 9/16 wrench the other day. Also lots of good chains and load binders

Sent from my SM-G900V...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,811
Views: 332,965
Posted By engineman
Sounds good. I live near there so it's nice and...

Sounds good. I live near there so it's nice and close. I take that route home from work sometimes but I'm riding with a sprained ankle so I haven't had the nerve to try it lately.

Sent from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,811
Posted By engineman
I'll tag along with you again if you don't mind. ...

I'll tag along with you again if you don't mind. I was wishing I'd have got more pictures last year as well. I'll have my Garmin but I don't know how to use it so it may do more harm than good.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,811
Views: 332,965
Posted By engineman
Is that the road by the river just south of Amana...

Is that the road by the river just south of Amana off of 151? One of my faves but nasty when it's wet.


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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By engineman
Edit- just checked the website and he actually...

Edit- just checked the website and he actually has two new 2004 RSV1000s. Sportbikes aren't like scotch, they don't get better with age.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By engineman
My local dealer has a new 2004 Aprilia rsv1000r. ...

My local dealer has a new 2004 Aprilia rsv1000r. 10 yrs old and never sold. Still wants $15,400 for it.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 7,082,723
Posted By engineman
At American Supercamp last weekend. ...

At American Supercamp last weekend.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/29/e8ugeja3.jpg

I'm a lucky guy. She said it was the best romantic getaway ever. Now she's making me buy dirtbikes for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By engineman
Talking Nice to meet you too! Heading to the doc today...

Nice to meet you too! Heading to the doc today for the foot.

For those of you who want to try this class I would highly recommend it. The instructors were very good. I expected Danny Walker...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,811
Views: 332,965
Posted By engineman
Sitting in a hotel room in Gainesville GA. The...

Sitting in a hotel room in Gainesville GA. The wife and I are both going to American Supercamp flat track school tomorrow. Hopefully no fractured femurs in my future.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By engineman
So my wife and I are attending American Supercamp...

So my wife and I are attending American Supercamp in Gainesville GA this weekend. Any of you FFs going?
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
So now that I've spent $1000 on a woody's wheel,...

So now that I've spent $1000 on a woody's wheel, I'm curious how you made a goldwing wheel fit. Seems like that could be a popular modification.
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
Really like the barkbuster storms. I also have...

Really like the barkbuster storms. I also have the sw motech crashbars. Seem to fit and work well.

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Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
Add me to the list ...

Add me to the list

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Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
Yep. Spend some time riding after you...

Yep.

Spend some time riding after you install it before you decide if you like it. It needs a little breaking in. The first 50 miles after I put the seat on I thought it was terrible. After...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
Mostly to protect the oil filter. Twice I've had...

Mostly to protect the oil filter. Twice I've had a hole hammered into the oil filter by gravel kicked up by the front tire. Almost wrecked my Bonneville after the rear tire got a nice coating of...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,460,912
Posted By engineman
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/begapadu.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/begapadu.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/23/3eqe7emu.jpg

Haven't ridden yet because I need a different banjo bolt for my new brake lines but it sure looks...
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