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Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,245
Posted By Rider2898
I think I may have found the niche market that...

I think I may have found the niche market that Honda is going for. My little sister just turned 21 over the weekend and she has been riding pillion with either my Dad or myself since she was 14. This...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-09-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,688
Views: 992,370
Posted By Rider2898
Can you post a bigger picture? Cause that is...

Can you post a bigger picture? Cause that is frik'n awesome. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 1,198,326
Posted By Rider2898
Honda dealer in Everett WA said that they are...

Honda dealer in Everett WA said that they are expecting the cb500x's on the 21st.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 1,198,326
Posted By Rider2898
You would have to figure out something with the...

You would have to figure out something with the rear suspension too. It only has 4.7 inches of travel wich is less than my SV650. There isn't whole lot of ground clearence either. Both of which could...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,290
Posted By Rider2898
Go sit on an 1125 if you can. I'm 6'2 and 280 lbs...

Go sit on an 1125 if you can. I'm 6'2 and 280 lbs (big boy, I know) I was pleasantly surprised by how roomy the 1125's rider triangle is. If I remember correctly there is a fair amount of sport...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,663
Posted By Rider2898
I would recommend doing the breather reroute. It...

I would recommend doing the breather reroute. It really helped on my 07 uly. The lurchy stutter that happened at low rpms got much better.
I really really really loved that bike, but life...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,869
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks for the warning. I hadn't heard about that...

Thanks for the warning. I hadn't heard about that side effect. I'm planning on putting the 2010 wheel on the bike. Hopefully that should help. I've made a habit of checking on the bearings. I've...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,869
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks Gadget Boy. I should have stuck the thread...

Thanks Gadget Boy. I should have stuck the thread in Beasts to begin with but I didn't pay attention to where I posted it. My mistake.

I would have to agree with Snr Moment about the reduction...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,869
Posted By Rider2898
DevilNinjaDog: I would imagine the cush drive...

DevilNinjaDog: I would imagine the cush drive helps protect and prolong the life of the entire drive train not just the transmission. However I have been able to compensate very well for not having...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,869
Posted By Rider2898
Wicked How I did my Buell Uly chain conversion.

I mentioned a while ago on ADVrider that I was working on my own chain conversion for my Buell Ulysses. I got several responses asking me to share the results when I was finished. So here I go :D
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,775
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks for the tip. I'll make sure to contact him.

Thanks for the tip. I'll make sure to contact him.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,775
Posted By Rider2898
I bought the my Uly with 11,500 on the odo. The...

I bought the my Uly with 11,500 on the odo. The belt broke at around 14K. The second belt which was an updated one broke less than 5,000 miles later. There might be something wrong with my bike or it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,688,161
Posted By Rider2898
I like these. The first one captures the sense of...

I like these. The first one captures the sense of adventure you get when going to places not may other people have been and the second one just embodies everything there is to love about riding on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks Olirider :)

Thanks Olirider :)
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,148
Posted By Rider2898
:rofl I say you predicted right about us...

:rofl I say you predicted right about us tansatlantic friends. My first thought was "it's a free for all" and my second was " I want lane splitting!" :D Very cool video Olirider. I have some friends...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,688,161
Posted By Rider2898
I like this one. It is very creative and I think...

I like this one. It is very creative and I think it captures the essence of what riding is all about. It makes me smile.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,430
Posted By Rider2898
Hell yes! :evil The photo chop could use a little...

Hell yes! :evil The photo chop could use a little leaning out of the back end. Otherwise I really like the concept. Bummer Buell is shut down :(
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,310
Posted By Rider2898
I've riden my Buell Ulysses on roads just like...

I've riden my Buell Ulysses on roads just like you have describe and I personally don't think there is a better bike out ther for bumpy twistys. The suspension can be set up like a sport bike for...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-18-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,688
Views: 992,370
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks for the compliment:D. I have family in...

Thanks for the compliment:D. I have family in florida so I might have to take you up on your offer some day :evil. If you are ever up in the great north west I would be more than willing to show you...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-18-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,688
Views: 992,370
Posted By Rider2898
Yeah same seems to go for the owners. I haven't...

Yeah same seems to go for the owners. I haven't meet a fellow Uly rider I didn't like:D.
Right now work is really slow so I don't have enough money for a new set of tires. Currently the uly is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 48,196
Views: 9,920,761
Posted By Rider2898
I don't own a wr250 but I have been following...

I don't own a wr250 but I have been following this thread for a while. I would eventually like to own a wr250 as a second bike. I think it would be the perfect complement to my Buell Ulysses. I must...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rider2898
My Uly is in the barn with a punctured rear tire...

My Uly is in the barn with a punctured rear tire right now too:cry . I just finished my fender eliminator kit and put some new brighter head light bulbs in it and pop there went the back tire. Now I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By Rider2898
Well I ride a Buell Ulysses and I know that it is...

Well I ride a Buell Ulysses and I know that it is by far not the most popular bike on the site. But I have never felt unwelcome on ADVrider because it's not a BMW or a KTM or such. Every once in a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By Rider2898
My first bike was a 1981 GS 750. I bought it not...

My first bike was a 1981 GS 750. I bought it not running and fixed it up in college. It took me over 6 months to get it fully reliable. The supension was terrible and the brakes:eek1, well I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,755
Posted By Rider2898
I am convinced that the bike you are looking for...

I am convinced that the bike you are looking for really does exist. I know cause I own one:D . The first time I saw a picture of a Buell Ulysses I thought it was the ugliest looking bike I had...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-19-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,688
Views: 992,370
Posted By Rider2898
Do it! That would be badass. Then post pics.

Do it! That would be badass. Then post pics.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By Rider2898
+1 I ride when ever I can, just because I...

+1

I ride when ever I can, just because I like to.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rider2898
Mr.Doug's in Yelm opens at 7am. They have a...

Mr.Doug's in Yelm opens at 7am. They have a pretty good breakfast menu too. There website is http://www.mrdougs.com/ if you want an adress. Hope you guys have fun.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,939
Posted By Rider2898
My dealer lead me to believe that the back order...

My dealer lead me to believe that the back order was due to everyone rushing for parts when buell shut down. Harley has comited to full suport for buell motorcycles for the next 7 years. After that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,815
Posted By Rider2898
You might try checking out a buell ulysses while...

You might try checking out a buell ulysses while you are looking. According to the owners manual my Uly can hold 452 lbs on stock springs (I've had it above that and it just gets a bit wheelly...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-14-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,688
Views: 992,370
Posted By Rider2898
I like it! Those handle bars are killer :thumb I...

I like it! Those handle bars are killer :thumb I would like to know where you got your tail eliminator kit too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 72,625
Posted By Rider2898
6'3" on an 07 Buell Ulysses. Fits me...

6'3" on an 07 Buell Ulysses. Fits me perfectly.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,847,313
Posted By Rider2898
That is a beautiful bike. Did you restore it or...

That is a beautiful bike. Did you restore it or was it just well taken care of?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,617
Posted By Rider2898
+1

+1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Rider2898
The scorpion trails are very intersting, but I...

The scorpion trails are very intersting, but I think I will let other people go ahead and try them out first. I've read nothing but glowing reviews about the angels and for commuting and some back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Rider2898
Thanks for your input everybody. I think I am...

Thanks for your input everybody. I think I am going to go ahead and get the angels this time around and just see how they do. If I do go on that road trip this summer I don't want to burn through...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,775
Posted By Rider2898
The swingarm stays on but you do have to remove...

The swingarm stays on but you do have to remove part of the brace to get the belt on.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Rider2898
A couple Uly Questions

It's almost time to replace my tires. My delema is whether to get the scorpion syncs or the perrelli angels. It would be cheaper in the long run to go with the angles, especially since I may be going...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,166
Posted By Rider2898
I haven't been able to take my 07 out on a long...

I haven't been able to take my 07 out on a long trip yet but it is WAY more comfortable than my old SV650. I can hardly wait to see how far I can go on it. I suspect that repeat 500 mile days...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,775
Posted By Rider2898
I just broke the belt on my 07 uly. Being an 07 I...

I just broke the belt on my 07 uly. Being an 07 I assume that the belt is of the original design. The belt broke mid wheelie with 12,000 miles on it. I'm a hefty 280lbs so you really can't blame the...
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