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Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,749
Posted By rodteague
Sportster Rigid mount: 883R/1200R or...

Sportster

Rigid mount: 883R/1200R or XLH(with suspension upgrades)
Rubber mount: 883R/1200R; 1200C; Iron(with suspension upgrades)

Bonnie would be good choice as well.

Rod
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,814
Posted By rodteague
Thanks, I know I'm a little impartial..... but,...

Thanks, I know I'm a little impartial..... but, it is what it is:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,814
Posted By rodteague
Thanks, check out my build thread in my signature

Thanks, check out my build thread in my signature
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,814
Posted By rodteague
Ditto's on moding the sportster! The 883R is a...

Ditto's on moding the sportster! The 883R is a fine motorcycle and really won't need much if anything to bring grins to your face.:D If you want yawns, go strom; grins go sporty:clap Besides; chicks...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15,935
Views: 9,422,317
Posted By rodteague
Thanks, needed a laugh this morning:thumb

Thanks, needed a laugh this morning:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
I agree on several counts. In addition, dangtroys...

I agree on several counts. In addition, dangtroys bike has been RIDDEN and weathered the old fashioned way; not out of a custom shop. I would much prefer seeing a real "rat" harley than so many of...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15,935
Views: 9,422,317
Posted By rodteague
Please fill us in.:norton All I could find was a...

Please fill us in.:norton All I could find was a card game and Nuclear Emergency Response Team(as well as other acronym mumbo jumbo); nothing that fits the context of the video:huh If my wife did...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Let us see what she looks like now:clap No pics...

Let us see what she looks like now:clap No pics or it didn't happen!
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
here's a pic of a 1986 first year evo sportster: ...

here's a pic of a 1986 first year evo sportster:

http://s.hswstatic.com/gif/1986-harley-davidson-xlh-1100-5.jpg

I find this fascinating because old Ford mustangs evolved in the same way. From...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Good to know, thanks:D

Good to know, thanks:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
not sure what to think about that sportster;...

not sure what to think about that sportster; looks to have a evo engine with a smattering of iron head and evo parts.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Are those Works Performance? When did you get the...

Are those Works Performance? When did you get the pin striping on the tank and fender? I swear, your bike has morphed more in the last 1-2 years than any around:clap Thats half the fun I guess....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,041
Posted By rodteague
also looking forward to your impressions of the...

also looking forward to your impressions of the Hammer 1250 kit. Looking great John:thumb


Rod
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Those are some really nice mods. I've been...

Those are some really nice mods. I've been kicking around a chain conversion myself and I have some questions. Why 50 tooth on the rear and 24 up front? Was this because of your wheel selection with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 15,289
Posted By rodteague
thanks, a road trip is in my future:clap

thanks, a road trip is in my future:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 15,289
Posted By rodteague
I have no clue:norton Maybe a little hint?

I have no clue:norton Maybe a little hint?
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Ditto's on the Dart screen. I won't own another...

Ditto's on the Dart screen. I won't own another naked bike without one.

I almost purchased the Heavy Duty Progressive springs, but went with the Progressive stock replacements instead. I've had...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Weldman How do you like the Dart fly screen?

Weldman

How do you like the Dart fly screen?
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,418
Posted By rodteague
Sportster's got the rubber mounts in '04 :wink:

Sportster's got the rubber mounts in '04 :wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,710
Posted By rodteague
Very cool; can't wait for a ride report!

Very cool; can't wait for a ride report!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 162,313
Posted By rodteague
Thats got to be one of the coolest motorized...

Thats got to be one of the coolest motorized bicycles I have ever seen.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-15-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,006
Posted By rodteague
Thanks; I'm working on the luggage solution now,...

Thanks; I'm working on the luggage solution now, as well as the front fork brace. I'm a little side tracked for the next two weeks, because I'm building a little project for my wife. Once thats...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
Glad it's starting to move along; I really like...

Glad it's starting to move along; I really like the biltwell moto's I put on mine.

Here is a link on changing/removing grips I found very helpful
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,642
Posted By rodteague
My current 02 Sportster 883XL HD Fat Bob 96 ci ...

My current 02 Sportster 883XL
HD Fat Bob 96 ci
Road King classic
Sportster 1200R
Triumph Bonneville T100
Honda naked Goldwing GL 1000-1100
Honda 750 Sevenfifty Euro model
Custom Bobber(my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
Mounting the shocks will be no problem and no...

Mounting the shocks will be no problem and no difference in position or how they mount. The tensioner is a different story between solid mount and rubber mount.

Solid mounts, the tensioner is...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
Thanks, good to know. Looked them up and saved...

Thanks, good to know. Looked them up and saved the link
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
So true; it's a very versatile platform. Is that...

So true; it's a very versatile platform. Is that a Monster chain tensioner? Snakecharmr may be able to use one of theirs to overcome the belt rubbing if he chooses to use taller shocks. Looks like...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
The belt rubs the rear brake linkage. Here is a...

The belt rubs the rear brake linkage. Here is a link with pics to demonstrate how Burly used a tensioner for their Scrambler build using Burly 15" Stiletto rear shocks. I linked the second page of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
Describe the ride with the heavy duty Progressive...

Describe the ride with the heavy duty Progressive springs; I went with the Progressive stock replacement springs up front and Progressive 15" 413's in the rear. I really like them; but curious of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,435
Posted By rodteague
It would be my 2002 Sportster 883XL in it's...

It would be my 2002 Sportster 883XL in it's current configuration. It's carbed, can go just about anywhere, and here in the US there would be enough parts to keep it going well past EOTAWKI. If I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
Well said, could not have penned it better...

Well said, could not have penned it better myself.

Rod
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
Thought I'd throw some pics of the Ducati,...

Thought I'd throw some pics of the Ducati, Bonneville and the Sportster, along with aftermarket variants just to demonstrate how close in concept they really are.

Ducati
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
I agree completely. Many erroneously put the...

I agree completely. Many erroneously put the Sportster into "cruiser" category, but it's not. MoCo's current trend is to slam it from the factory, but, for around 5 Benjamen's it can become a very...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
tell us more about the seat and what you did to...

tell us more about the seat and what you did to make it fit. Pics would be a nice bonus:thumb

Rod
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
No argument there; finally back down to my...

No argument there; finally back down to my college football weight. Just located in different places, definitely need to lose another 20. Something to motivate me before I test drive the Duc:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
Ease up sparky and learn to laugh a little. I...

Ease up sparky and learn to laugh a little. I like this little Ducati and will probably give it a test ride; it'll still make my butt look too big:lol3


Rod
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 51,818
Posted By rodteague
FWIW, unfortunately none of the men in the...

FWIW, unfortunately none of the men in the photo's or video are over 6' tall(well, possibly one, but you see him in profile on the bike only once). Most have rather short stature. Motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
You've probably seen these; but for those who...

You've probably seen these; but for those who haven't here are some sportster builds here on adv.

Gingerbeards

Scramster build (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=845978)

John...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 917,799
Posted By rodteague
Agree on all points

Agree on all points
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,401
Posted By rodteague
I see someone has found the carducci sportster...

I see someone has found the carducci sportster SC3. His build is epic and here on advrider.

Others you may want to check out are: John Wesley; Gingerbeards and WhicheverAnyWayCan. I'm at work now,...
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