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Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Dual Sport Trailer assembly thread

Bike is a VW diesel I believe
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/29/277ac5a99ceb996c52e4211fc2e5a273.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/29/1f7ed24d2cfc24cee1d93292c41cb204.jpg


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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/f0ed4a89af...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/28/f0ed4a89afb686d49acd4da1445c33e4.jpg


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Forum: Hacks 05-27-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
The "BIG" steam punk convention is over in Port...

The "BIG" steam punk convention is over in Port Towsend in June !!,


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-27-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/f607aae485...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/f607aae485acd3531120fce90fb6e40f.jpg


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Forum: Hacks 05-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
I didn't think about that !!!. Live...

I didn't think about that !!!.


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Forum: Hacks 05-27-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/f86ebee494...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/f86ebee494913c5fd75fef48ba7f8a81.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/a2db3f23d9a19634fe6bedca2e9b4df8.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,541
Posted By NortwestRider
It tows good ,under 20mph it pulls the bike...

It tows good ,under 20mph it pulls the bike around a bit but above that up to 70mph it's not to bad.You won't forget it's back there !!.
Bike looks clean but it hasn't been washed in several months...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,791
Views: 1,223,541
Posted By NortwestRider
New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

My ADV trailer is done !!.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/894d86dc3af70a9e7fe4ede27ee4cc3d.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/a073bb06a694261059ad9cd865cb8194.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
Mine makes a " buzzing" sound right before I stop...

Mine makes a " buzzing" sound right before I stop but not really a vibration.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Hey if you go back and read this thread from the...

Hey if you go back and read this thread from the start,there are a few that were built of material no stronger than conduit !!.
Hehehe


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
I agree.. I spent a lot of time trying to make...

I agree..
I spent a lot of time trying to make mine as solid as I could.


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 1,368,522
Posted By NortwestRider
Honda CB500X

I just finished building my single wheel trailer yesterday,my 700x has a solid axle so here was my solution.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/26/f9e873291826d1d22d1039d2c55bc2e1.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,526
Views: 1,368,522
Posted By NortwestRider
Thinking about a single wheel trailer ??. ...

Thinking about a single wheel trailer ??.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,053
Posted By NortwestRider
They are mounted on Givi racks.I lost 10mpg with...

They are mounted on Givi racks.I lost 10mpg with the bags,hippo hands and lower gearing.
I don't think the bags did to much,I'm a big guy and I'm just about as wide as the bags ...hehehe


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Forum: Hacks 05-25-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
I will see you at the TT rally in about a month...

I will see you at the TT rally in about a month ..


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Forum: Hacks 05-25-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
It's a XT350 swing arm and rear wheel I was...

It's a XT350 swing arm and rear wheel I was saving for my next hack project.


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Forum: Hacks 05-25-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
I know it's not a hack but this is what I built...

I know it's not a hack but this is what I built this year,next year maybe another hack ???.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/25/8eb3f9794cf9d65a488cf88c98b12437.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/25/7d81f2d05c...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/25/7d81f2d05c2b310dae3c688b0b03c2f2.jpg


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-25-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Took mine out for a proper shake down run today. ...

Took mine out for a proper shake down run today.
I found a quite road and ran it up to 60 and grab as much brake as I could without locking them up.
I could not tell the trailer was there,braked...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-25-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Dual Sport Trailer assembly thread

I am a truck driver,have been for 30+ years.Trailer brakes are a good thing but I have never been a fan of surge brakes on RV's and light trailers.The problem I always had was backing up,the brakes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
Owners Chat (with pics!): Honda NC700X

Many, alot of them were very disappointed.I hope Corbin figured it out !!.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Rear drum brake would make it easier !!. ...

Rear drum brake would make it easier !!.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
I was trying to keep it light and simple but as...

I was trying to keep it light and simple but as always it weighs more than I planned.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,053
Posted By NortwestRider
I built 2 plates that replaced the adjuster...

I built 2 plates that replaced the adjuster plates on the end of the swing arm.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/24/f21bc51111c5f2368bd7a3199e450702.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-24-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Dual Sport Trailer assembly thread

The bearings are already the sealed type and I found the inner diameter of 7/8" handle bars were the same as the outer diameter of my axle so I just cut some to fit ( I never throw away old handle...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-23-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,053
Posted By NortwestRider
I might enclose them someday. Live...

I might enclose them someday.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 382,937
Posted By NortwestRider
Well I finished mine up today and got a short...

Well I finished mine up today and got a short test ride.Tomorrow I will take it out for a proper ride.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/23/74d4a9f1f45a0d0bfc1beb1bd97a0f25.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,053
Posted By NortwestRider
It's done and on the road !!. ...

It's done and on the road !!.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/23/34d9442b892fe85a3b7101e963c9a937.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/23/e215f2010885cd4a83c9357840ceb0ba.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,800,685
Posted By NortwestRider
I get along great with Tom and help him with the...

I get along great with Tom and help him with the IMS every year but some people REALLY dislike him !!.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,520
Posted By NortwestRider
I ''m on the IT site also,those guys KNOW the...

I ''m on the IT site also,those guys KNOW the IT's !!.


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Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
Owners Chat (with pics!): Honda NC700X

Right now the trailer empty weighs about 75lbs,the load weighs about 40lbs.
I TOTALLY abused the clutch last summer on the WABDR,After messing with the clutch for a few weeks I found that it is not...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
TT/Overland rally in late June !!. Live...

TT/Overland rally in late June !!.


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Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
Grade 8 bolt and the holes on both the the...

Grade 8 bolt and the holes on both the the trailer hitch and the swingarm hitch are double thick.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/20/0fadd206504f32ec835e00377f166927.jpg


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,851
Posted By NortwestRider
Is Full Bore making s 17" front yet like Shinko...

Is Full Bore making s 17" front yet like Shinko ??.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,520
Posted By NortwestRider
Well I have and love a GS500 in ADV trim so I can...

Well I have and love a GS500 in ADV trim so I can do some measurements to see if it might fit in the frame.??
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/19/26ee3438fe3c8ef616a6621b1199f895.jpg


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,520
Posted By NortwestRider
So I have been thinking about going a little bit...

So I have been thinking about going a little bit deferent directionwith this build.The orginal idea was for me and my 24 year old son to build this together so he could have a DS bike ride with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 78,496
Posted By NortwestRider
This is one of the better big street bike to ADV...

This is one of the better big street bike to ADV bike conversions I have seen !!.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/18/5a6b620681...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/18/5a6b620681ea68eeb8e162fb97adda03.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/18/8c43785be4f06b76fc38136c8968662a.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 385,540
Posted By NortwestRider
Owners Chat (with pics!): Honda NC700X

Yup everything from the bike axle back is one off ,homemade.


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 1,219,202
Posted By NortwestRider
I would just beef up the suspension with new...

I would just beef up the suspension with new springs,add a skid plate and some D/S tires and go for it.I thought you had the CBR..


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