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Forum: Equipment Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,588
Posted By 1911fan
Kahr CW40, strong side OWB. Fallen on it a...

Kahr CW40, strong side OWB. Fallen on it a couple times, no big deal.


1911fan


....yeah, I know.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By 1911fan
Sounds like a fun month! I would plan on hitting...

Sounds like a fun month! I would plan on hitting the eastern, drier side of the state and I would definitely plan on making the rally in Enterprise, mid-to-late June. Good times, good people. I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 217,885
Posted By 1911fan
What is it? It looks like a rock, hardly an...

What is it? It looks like a rock, hardly an unusual thing to run over.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment Today, 07:08 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,451
Posted By 1911fan
Dammit.... I wasn't sure what you meant and...

Dammit.... I wasn't sure what you meant and posted a reply from this thread on the other link. Sigh.



1911fan
Forum: Equipment Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 622,421
Posted By 1911fan
More info from Wayne:

Quote from: Dragos
Some observations:
Originally Posted by Wayne at Motoport View Post
1. Motoport USA is the only company in the world that could make custom synthetic gear to fit Ken’s size....
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24,821
Views: 4,337,792
Posted By 1911fan
Gotcha. Wrenching ability on this forum ranges...

Gotcha. Wrenching ability on this forum ranges from yours/mine to "Which way tightens it?" Didn't know which end you were on and was trying to be encouraging.
We've only got four motorcycles for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 217,885
Posted By 1911fan
Hoe/tines? Rake? Heading north on I5, south...

Hoe/tines? Rake?

Heading north on I5, south of Seattle, about midnight on a dark rainy night. Away from town, no lights, darker than three feet up a goat's ass.
Almost hit this: A large ribbed...
Forum: Regional forums Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,919
Posted By 1911fan
We'll be on Oahu for a bit in Dec/Jan; I'm...

We'll be on Oahu for a bit in Dec/Jan; I'm thinking about taking Mrs1911fan to an outer island. Thinking Maui or the Big Island, and I think you just made up my mind. The quad trip sounds fun, too....
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24,821
Views: 4,337,792
Posted By 1911fan
You don't have to pull the forks apart to lower...

You don't have to pull the forks apart to lower them. Loosen the pinch bolts, slide the forks up, retorque the pinch bolts. Done. Lowering links are almost as easy. It's two (or four) bolts.
You...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8,975
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,273,414
Posted By 1911fan
There's a nice one for sale in Cashmere, be a lot...

There's a nice one for sale in Cashmere, be a lot simpler. Scroll back a couple pages for the ad, or PM me for contact info. I know the owner, and the bike, and will vouch for both.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,451
Posted By 1911fan
Thanks a lot.... I just spent an hour looking for...

Thanks a lot.... I just spent an hour looking for just the right bewbies to post.



1911fan
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,451
Posted By 1911fan
Shot 'em since I was four, and beat the crap out...

Shot 'em since I was four, and beat the crap out of a Masaki-tuned Colt in matches for several years. Two barrels, three firing pins, one extractor and one slide lock, still my favorite and still...
Forum: Regional forums 11-20-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,919
Posted By 1911fan
Yah, and before they built the new jail, we used...

Yah, and before they built the new jail, we used to ride the canyons behind it every weekend. "New" = 20+ years ago...
I'll be down there in six weeks, and I'm gonna eat plate lunch, laulau, poke,...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By 1911fan
Just buy one from the dealer. All Mopar hard...

Just buy one from the dealer. All Mopar hard parts now have a two-year, unlimited mileage warranty. Yes, they cost more. They work.


1911fan

Chrysler Certified Master Service Writer, if...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,451
Posted By 1911fan
I dunno, OP's first communication was pretty...

I dunno, OP's first communication was pretty threatening. "Do what I want, RFN, or I will smear your name all over the interwebz cuz I am pissed off wanker."
I think Wayne's offer of complete...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10,241
Views: 2,129,874
Posted By 1911fan
http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/mcy/4754205281.htm...

http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/mcy/4754205281.html Plated?

I was really looking for this one: http://wenatchee.craigslist.org/mcy/4758986151.html "Does not start. Runs great..."


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9,810
Views: 1,992,319
Posted By 1911fan
Particularly since they are often F150 shortbeds,...

Particularly since they are often F150 shortbeds, which are to small to carry most Harleys.

After several years in parts at a Harley/Kawasaki dealer, I am convinced most HD riders would buy...
Forum: Regional forums 11-18-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,919
Posted By 1911fan
Stuff was everywhere. We used to run into...

Stuff was everywhere. We used to run into plantations of it while pig hunting back in the rain forest. Pigs like it.


1911fan
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,512
Posted By 1911fan
I'll go do that, sounds like a fun ride! Thanks...

I'll go do that, sounds like a fun ride! Thanks for the get well thoughts, also.

Saw the doc last week, he said it's probable that I cracked my shoulderblade too, but they were more interested in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,121
Posted By 1911fan
It rains there though.... a lot. Drysider...

It rains there though.... a lot. Drysider myself, don't see how you guys don't grow moss between your toes. I stayed mostly with a friend in Snohomish one summer for work, and they had 122 days...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,967
Views: 458,243
Posted By 1911fan
Pike's Peak Road. 1911fan

Pike's Peak Road.



1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8,975
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,273,414
Posted By 1911fan
I've seen this bike, it's nice!!!! Somebody...

I've seen this bike, it's nice!!!! Somebody should jump on it.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,967
Views: 458,243
Posted By 1911fan
Road 64. 1911fan

Road 64.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,121
Posted By 1911fan
Wenatchee. 1911fan

Wenatchee.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 217,885
Posted By 1911fan
Not sure I have any good pics, this was in the...

Not sure I have any good pics, this was in the late 70's and early 80s; I sold the bike in 86 or so. Green KZ1000, converted to double front discs, stainless brake lines, air caps for the forks,...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By 1911fan
They're on Amazon too, so if you are a Prime...

They're on Amazon too, so if you are a Prime member you get free shipping.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 217,885
Posted By 1911fan
Wow, memory whiplash.... I had a DT175, then a DT...

Wow, memory whiplash.... I had a DT175, then a DT 250. This happened a little after that era, maybe 1980?

Anyway, strangest thing I ran over was a dog, recognized years later as a German...
Forum: Regional forums 11-14-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,919
Posted By 1911fan
Punahou and Roosevelt. 1911fan

Punahou and Roosevelt.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15,961
Views: 1,895,782
Posted By 1911fan
Cool! Can you make a kickstand relocation...

Cool! Can you make a kickstand relocation bracket, similar to the one Black Dog makes for the KTM 990, to beef up the mount and change the angle?


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15,961
Views: 1,895,782
Posted By 1911fan
PO of my 02 Dakar had an ABS problem the dealer...

PO of my 02 Dakar had an ABS problem the dealer couldn't figure out. Don't remember exactly what it was, but he wound up putting a rocker switch on the handlebars to turn ABS on/off. Works on the...
Forum: Regional forums 11-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 127,919
Posted By 1911fan
Nope, not me, looking to set up middle daughter...

Nope, not me, looking to set up middle daughter and son-in-law. I grew up on Oahu and Kauai, but it's been a while so thought I'd troll for current info.
I'll remind them not to pick up rocks,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,446
Posted By 1911fan
Scions

I worked as a Toyota service writer for ten years. I can tell you, the Xb is a boxy little econocar with a huge amount of interior room and low step-in height.
They're also surprisingly peppy, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By 1911fan
Here in the US, the lines are 10 feet long with...

Here in the US, the lines are 10 feet long with 30 foot gaps. So, four lines = 40 feet, figure at least 3 30 foot gaps for 90 feet, for a total of 130 feet. At 50mph you cover about 75fps if my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,446
Posted By 1911fan
Pretentious coffee snob. :D I'm doomed to...

Pretentious coffee snob. :D

I'm doomed to decaf for life, but the Keurig I bought Mrs1911fan for Valentine's Day makes a passable cup. Of decaf.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By 1911fan
QFT, the rider had quite a while to play 'what...

QFT, the rider had quite a while to play 'what if' and failed. Lucky to be alive.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,877
Posted By 1911fan
So the jacket doesn't soak up water? ...

So the jacket doesn't soak up water?


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By 1911fan
Linkweewee, how did you know? 1911fan

Linkweewee, how did you know?


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7,967
Views: 458,243
Posted By 1911fan
The Zumwalt, headed for the Wallowa Valley...

The Zumwalt, headed for the Wallowa Valley jamboree.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 33,877
Posted By 1911fan
After looking at their website, I'd like to see a...

After looking at their website, I'd like to see a mesh jacket owner's review on the liner/s. I really like my RevIt gear, but having the waterproof liner on the inside of the jacket is nuts. When...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By 1911fan
Nahh, I unignored you a while back, after my...

Nahh, I unignored you a while back, after my annoyance level dropped. And yes, it's winter, forecast for the Wenatchee area this week looks more like December; highs in the mid-30s.
I've only been...
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