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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
Let's be honest, you're leaning towards the the...

Let's be honest, you're leaning towards the the another bike because the Scrambler does not fit and using the price as a reason. If the bike did indeed fit you the ~15% would not be an issue. You...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 64,806
Posted By Treadless
When was it you did this?

When was it you did this?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,754
Posted By Treadless
When I read your weight guess I thought that it...

When I read your weight guess I thought that it was 20-25 lbs high. But with 8 gallons of fuel and 3 quarts of oil weighing in at ~72.4 lbs. you're prolly spot on.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Treadless
Had to ask. Sometimes assumptions are just made. ...

Had to ask. Sometimes assumptions are just made.

What kind & make of batteries were they?

I'm working on padding my date base as the last six month or so has been a challenge my equipment of...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 24,857
Posted By Treadless
That leaves only 39 available. :norton Dave,...

That leaves only 39 available. :norton

Dave, good talking with you Sunday. Thanks for taking the time.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By Treadless
How did you determine that they were "junk"? ...

How did you determine that they were "junk"?
What equipment was used?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
That's what I had heard so I was just...

That's what I had heard so I was just http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee28/pinkdolphin11/smilies/7_3_210.gif :evil

Interesting bar riser, wasn't on the one I saw in West Lake. :lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Treadless
Pretty well put Chris. ps: FYI this site...

Pretty well put Chris.

ps: FYI this site was originally bmwgs.com IIRC :gerg it's morphed a bit since then. :lol3




And Perry a word of caution about them old cracks eh. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By Treadless
I understand your resistance to giving the same...

I understand your resistance to giving the same bozo more money. It seems to a trait among a lot of powder coaters to not cover what they screw up. And there is no viable reason in putting a clear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,754
Posted By Treadless
As suspected. Thanks Scott Out of curiosity,...

As suspected. Thanks Scott

Out of curiosity, what series alloy did you use?






:fpalm
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By Treadless
I have had periods of time and projects like what...

I have had periods of time and projects like what you are going through.
In the end and in retrospect it is best to stand back, go back to the beginning, start over. You are not be satisfied at this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,754
Posted By Treadless
You guys did a hell of job with this build and...

You guys did a hell of job with this build and did it on an amazingly short schedule. My hat is off to you all. Congrats!






If I were involved with this build (wish I was :lobby glad I...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,116
Posted By Treadless
http://www.mariaelita.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://www.mariaelita.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/not-this-shit-again-kitten-300x202.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-23-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
:photog Yea right... like that will happen. ...

:photog

Yea right... like that will happen. :evil
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,214
Posted By Treadless
I have to ask, why? The engineers in the...

I have to ask, why?

The engineers in the motherland have been mounting them like that for 10 years now.
Forum: Latin America 01-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,116
Posted By Treadless
Best of luck to you! ps: To me there is...

Best of luck to you!

ps: To me there is something irritating and a bit reckless about "speed record" and Joe Di's kids in the same sentence and am quite surprised that the foundation went for it....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
:knary That is in the vain of what I had...

:knary That is in the vain of what I had pictured doing to the Classic.


Went out for a ride with Computorless Sunday to sit and bounce on the Icon that the Traveling Show had on display down...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,595
Posted By Treadless
Most likely the plate is held in the mold and the...

Most likely the plate is held in the mold and the plastic then injected around it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,595
Posted By Treadless
Are they the ones with 11k on them for $225?

Are they the ones with 11k on them for $225?
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 64,806
Posted By Treadless
Ask around your area and find the best...

Ask around your area and find the best upholsterer. It does not take a "motorcycle saddle" specialist to make a good seat for you. If the guy is good he can do you right and likely for less $ than...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 64,806
Posted By Treadless
This is a commonly agreed on opinion and likely...

This is a commonly agreed on opinion and likely easy to prove.


I can see how one could think that.
When issues with BMS foam build up were pointed out during testing prior to covering I was...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 64,806
Posted By Treadless
Having had seats by both Mayers I'd sooner sit on...

Having had seats by both Mayers I'd sooner sit on the battery than go to either of them again. For the money spent and ending up with a seat that was only "pretty good" doesn't add up for me.

For...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,647
Posted By Treadless
So that 's reason for not having it on your...

So that 's reason for not having it on your birthday.
You must really not want RR to come to give up all that b/day swag. You might not be the attention whore I've <strike>accused</strike>...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,647
Posted By Treadless
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,051
Posted By Treadless
On what bike and what size wheel? Please. Thanks....

On what bike and what size wheel? Please. Thanks.
Size does matter. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,051
Posted By Treadless
I couldn't find any indication that they are.

I couldn't find any indication that they are.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 117,145
Posted By Treadless
:huh PUI maybe?

:huh

PUI maybe?
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 301,328
Posted By Treadless
Self control.... :photog :poser oops.......

Self control.... :photog :poser


oops.... sorry



:jinx
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
:baldy Haven't even got out my chair and my...

:baldy

Haven't even got out my chair and my plans are already FUBAR. :lol3

Bottom line is nothing is going to happen 'till I throw one between my legs.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
Maybe even a gallon and a half. Won't be able...

Maybe even a gallon and a half.
Won't be able to make that call until fondled, poked and prodded.

I'm leaning towards the UE because parts that I don't want would be salable to an Icon owner...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
That's what I thought I read somewhere. Just...

That's what I thought I read somewhere.
Just relaying what the owner of the shop said.
And we all know that just because he's the owner doesn't mean his information is accurate... or what we get...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
Stopped in the local shop yesterday and talked...

Stopped in the local shop yesterday and talked with Trevor about the Scrambler. He said of the 30 bikes he'll be getting 12 are spoken for. He wouldn't comment on when exactly he would be getting...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,626
Views: 285,348
Posted By Treadless
Well stated! :thumb HD has in the past...

Well stated! :thumb

HD has in the past recommended using Dot 5 brake fluid, if that is still the case the silicone fluid will give a softer/spongier feel than Dot 4 or others.
Can anyone say...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 82,424
Posted By Treadless
5' 8.5" to be more precise. :D

5' 8.5" to be more precise. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,051
Posted By Treadless
Have you run the Sava mc60s previously? What's...

Have you run the Sava mc60s previously? What's you're take on their life span and wet/dry traction?

I too did not care for the handling characteristics of the K60 I had on the rear of my R12gs......
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
:fitz

:fitz
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 144,027
Posted By Treadless
Just a reminder this not the basement. Mind your...

Just a reminder this not the basement. Mind your P's & Q's, mmk.
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 64,806
Posted By Treadless
Have you looked into reporting him to your credit...

Have you looked into reporting him to your credit card co.? There should be at least one aspect of his actions/in actions that could/should be seen as fraudulent behavior. JAT
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,595
Posted By Treadless
I was going to say sad news news about Darrel.......

I was going to say sad news news about Darrel.... but it's not really 'cause he is still with his family and there is the possibility that he can prove the doctors wrong. Here's to that happening....
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,542
Posted By Treadless
All good news. :D I'd be more than...

All good news. :D




I'd be more than happy to meet up you at some point along the coast and buy you a beverage of your choice if you were so inclined.
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