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Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 565,860
Posted By bogey78
Great price, can't go wrong on that deal. I love...

Great price, can't go wrong on that deal. I love my B12.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,023
Posted By bogey78
I lost track of how many front page worthy photos...

I lost track of how many front page worthy photos you had in your ride report. Absolutely beautiful scenery. How could you not have a great time seeing that area of the country? Wow, just wow! I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,142
Posted By bogey78
Thumb This thread makes me glad I have an "old tech"...

This thread makes me glad I have an "old tech" Bandit 1200 (although I would reallyyyyyy like FI). I have thoroughly enjoyed this ride report and your attitude about the whole thing. It has...
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,533
Posted By bogey78
I love the ability to change the bike to suit the...

I love the ability to change the bike to suit the rider's stature/build. The bike looks a lot like my old Suzuki Marauder that I rode for a couple of years. The footpegs still look too far forward...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,228
Posted By bogey78
Nearly $800 for a KLR radiator, do they not know...

Nearly $800 for a KLR radiator, do they not know KLRistaS are cheap:rofl

That does seem way excessive, I hope you can find a part that will fit without all the expense. I've honestly never been a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By bogey78
It's alright. I hope you find a solution that...

It's alright. I hope you find a solution that works well for you. Ride safe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,965
Posted By bogey78
Fuel injection is usually the fly in the ointment...

Fuel injection is usually the fly in the ointment when trying to stick to a $3500 budget. However, I've seen some Bandit 1250s in that range. Also the DL650 is a great touring bike and can be had...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By bogey78
Then by all means do what you like and get the...

Then by all means do what you like and get the most heavy duty case you can. I'll admit I didn't see anything but your original post. Just trying to be helpful, my bad.

Btw, I do occasionally...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,492
Posted By bogey78
:clap:rofl I also do the "No Oil" sign on...

:clap:rofl

I also do the "No Oil" sign on the ignition when I do engine work.

Truly, the way to learn to wrench is to just jump in and do it. I rarely use torque wrenches but I don't...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,850
Posted By bogey78
It's not normal and yes you do have a problem. ...

It's not normal and yes you do have a problem. However, you are among like minded friends here. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By bogey78
I don't understand the love for Givi. I mean I...

I don't understand the love for Givi. I mean I think they are cool and all, but a $100 bestem 50L top box with integrated brake light and mounting plate is hard to beat. I have Givi E21 panniers...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By bogey78
Thumpers that don't run correctly from sitting up...

Thumpers that don't run correctly from sitting up are high on my list of "buy it for a song and fix it" bikes. Clean the carb, change the oil, new battery, lube the chain and ride it for a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 393,179
Posted By bogey78
+1 Nothing wrong with bargaining but I wouldn't...

+1 Nothing wrong with bargaining but I wouldn't let a $100 bill stop me from getting a nearly new bike.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By bogey78
Suzuki S40 if you don't mind a thumper. And if...

Suzuki S40 if you don't mind a thumper. And if you want to keep the bike carbed, I would want it to be a thumper. Rebuilding 4 carbs are a pain but yanking one carb and cleaning it up is a breeze. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By bogey78
Bestem (search Ebay). They are $100 with...

Bestem (search Ebay). They are $100 with shipping included and are watertight and come with the mounting plate. I've had 3 (stupidly sold the first two when I sold the bike they were attached to)...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,177
Posted By bogey78
Unless it is a screaming deal I wouldn't mess...

Unless it is a screaming deal I wouldn't mess with a salvage title bike. In other words, if I was looking for a FZ6 and most of the CL models were $3200, I'd have to get a salvage title FZ6 for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By bogey78
It would also depend a lot on the type of bike. ...

It would also depend a lot on the type of bike. A sport bike or dual sport would be hard not to ship. A touring or sport touring bike would be an easy decision--fly and ride. I second the advice...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 565,860
Posted By bogey78
I parked behind a BMW RT and went into the Bell...

I parked behind a BMW RT and went into the Bell Buckle Cafe to have lunch. When I returned, my Bandit was nearly surrounded by a pack of Harleys. I rode some good roads in the area and clicked off...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,231
Posted By bogey78
I've mounted quite a few tires with my old HF...

I've mounted quite a few tires with my old HF stand, bar and tire irons. The 3 keys for me are:
1. Heat the new tire (sunlight or dryer) If it is summertime and the tire is too hot tto touch after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,911
Posted By bogey78
Those tunnels played tricks with my brain also. ...

Those tunnels played tricks with my brain also. I found that the only way I could get through them smoothly was to simply look at the opening. If I ever looked at the road or the wall it really...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,357
Posted By bogey78
I have considered a PPG several times and have...

I have considered a PPG several times and have even went to a local "air field" (aka some guys flat farm land) to talk to some of the guys. Honestly it looks like a lot of fun that is fairly low...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By bogey78
Any Panama City Beach Inmates??

I am down here on vacation for a week and have a small problem. The van with luggage box won't fit on any level of the condo parking deck except the bottom. Is there anyone near the pcb area that...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By bogey78
Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of...

Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of the AC experts said to use straight R134 and not the one with leak sealer. I also don't think I have a "leak" but I think I need some add'l...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By bogey78
Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll...

Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll pick up a can as soon as I get back and report back on my results. Thanks for the info.:clap
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By bogey78
Cage A/C is not all that cold

I have a 2004 Ford Focus that I use as a commuter. The thing has been very reliable and has given me no trouble at all over the years. However, my air doesn't seem nearly as cool as it once was. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By bogey78
Wee will never be similar to drz. What little...

Wee will never be similar to drz. What little offroad I did with my wee were tension filled if it was more than fs roads. However the few times I was really offroad I just stood up and went slowly...
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,679
Posted By bogey78
When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll...

When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll bet the insurance co. will simply total it. Maybe not though since you never went down. However, I know that parts that are damaged even a little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By bogey78
That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual...

That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual sport so I can join in on some of these get togethers. I've never been to Lake Hill but my late father in law bought his Goldwing there and had...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,476
Posted By bogey78
Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close...

Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close to the front of the line.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By bogey78
Great writing and great photos. I like your...

Great writing and great photos. I like your style:clap I live a little south of you but have been in the Chattanooga/Cleveland, TN area many times and there are a lot of great roads up there.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,248
Posted By bogey78
From what you describe I would go with the FJR or...

From what you describe I would go with the FJR or the ST13. I had a first gen connie and it was a great bike, but it felt "old" to me. I have a carb'd bike now but any future bikes (except single...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,048
Posted By bogey78
As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in...

As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in hand and in their name. If not, I will go to the title holding bank/finance co. with the seller and handle the transaction there. If neither of those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,231
Posted By bogey78
It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take...

It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take the deal. Maybe I'm part of the problem but I'm not a risk taker especially in a courtroom. I honestly hate speed traps and artificially slow speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By bogey78
Great video, I'm so glad you made it out OK. ...

Great video, I'm so glad you made it out OK. I've pushed things too far before and it is a bad feeling when you realize that things are getting serious. Did you actually have an MI?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By bogey78
Lookout Mountain Scenic Parkway bottom to top

I haven't ridden in a while, other than my short commute to work, so I decided to take a Saturday and go ride. Of course, the obvious question is where do I go? I needed to be back in the afternoon...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,243
Posted By bogey78
If the garage is going to be heated, for goodness...

If the garage is going to be heated, for goodness sake put in a toilet (not a urinal, I can pee outside or in a bottle). For some reason, almost every time I go out to the garage to tinker, I go...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 565,860
Posted By bogey78
Short day trip this past saturday ...

Short day trip this past saturday

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Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,973
Posted By bogey78
With your budget, I would probably try to find a...

With your budget, I would probably try to find a dedicated street bike for that interstate ride and then buy a beat up dual sport for those S. GA trails. I've done some miles on most of the bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By bogey78
Don't forget to check out a bandit 1250.

Don't forget to check out a bandit 1250.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,153
Posted By bogey78
Bandit 1250 should also be on your short list. I...

Bandit 1250 should also be on your short list. I have the carb'd 1200 model but pillion comfort (with added top box) is good, or so I've heard.
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