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Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 87,453
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
bump Mods, should this be moved to photos?

bump


Mods, should this be moved to photos?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,709
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Starbuckaneers

Starbuckaneers
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
He's good. Son keeping him busy. I'll tell him to...

He's good. Son keeping him busy. I'll tell him to get back into the game again too.

Gotta call geico now to insure the old strom again. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Hey everyone...been a while. Have I missed...

Hey everyone...been a while.

Have I missed anything?


Tore the meniscus in my right knee in June (stoopit gravity). I'm pretty sure my bike is still in the garage...can't wait to get back on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,601
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Out riding my old '73 sportster down a busy...

Out riding my old '73 sportster down a busy parkway and one of the riser bolts fell out. Bike felt extra squirrely, and when I looked down I noticed the handlebars were turning independently of the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
http://quizilla.teennick.com/user_images/I/IL/ILU/...

http://quizilla.teennick.com/user_images/I/IL/ILU/ILUVSONICSHADOW/1257726262_4001_full.jpeg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 58,522
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I am so in on this. :clap

I am so in on this. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
New tag for Jense! ...

New tag for Jense!

http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/tags/i-5dhmKt7/0/L/2011-11-2812-02-46725-L.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-28-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Got it at the Bayville Bridge ...

Got it at the Bayville Bridge

http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/tags/i-QgZQDgQ/0/L/2011-11-2811-00-27653-L.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
:lol3 yet :cry Heal fast Jense!

:lol3 yet :cry

Heal fast Jense!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
In addition to the swingarm and steering head...

In addition to the swingarm and steering head bearing upgrades, what other improvements do you folks recommend? I'm putting a shopping list together.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
ooh ooh! I found it! Trying for it tomorrow!

ooh ooh! I found it! Trying for it tomorrow!
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,826
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/tags/002/...

http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/tags/002/491929789_sy8TJ-L.jpg

Here they are in the daytime.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,826
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
That BMW reminds me of "Close Encounters of the...

That BMW reminds me of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" :lol3


I have the 510's on my strom and they are super bright. One of the bulbs blew out and a replacement cost $60! I found a set of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,582
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Should they paint the rising sun on it instead?...

Should they paint the rising sun on it instead? Along with the big red dot?



Troll over..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,858
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Like Thanatos said, boring is different to...

Like Thanatos said, boring is different to everyone. My V-Strom is a boring bike. It starts every time, is comfortable, fast (to me), and I love every minute of it.

My rickety old panhead is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,487
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
So...this d-bag actually spoke to you trying to...

So...this d-bag actually spoke to you trying to make conversation? The nerve of him! How dare he!! What a loser...trying to talk and all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 749,417
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1nVrr_XTin4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I'm sure this has been seen before but it still cracks me up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,750
Views: 749,417
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Pfff....I did that the first day I learned to...

Pfff....I did that the first day I learned to ride on my XR80.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Awesome. Thanks much!

Awesome. Thanks much!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Is the swingarm bearing conversion from Mikes XS...

Is the swingarm bearing conversion from Mikes XS any good or should I stick with the bushings?


Mr. Greyghost; Hope your leg heals up soon!
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,132
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
As well they should. :clap I just don't get...

As well they should. :clap

I just don't get the attitude that HDs suck because they won't lean like a GSXR or do 186 MPH out of the box.


I think it's awesome that someone could get that kind...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 16,132
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Why is everyone so hung up on performance? Not...

Why is everyone so hung up on performance? Not everyone is interested in ripping through corners or even going faster than 90 MPH.

Do you guys hate Cadillacs too? After all, they won't burn up the...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I want to tape a wristwatch to the fairing. Clock...

I want to tape a wristwatch to the fairing. Clock never ran right from the factory. I think its about 43 minutes slow now. I'm tired of dicking around with the damn thing.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,752
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Wasn't there a couple doing a RTW trip on one? I...

Wasn't there a couple doing a RTW trip on one? I seem to remember seeing a pic of a heavily laden one in South America or something.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,588
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I have heard the tiresome nickname for the, as...

I have heard the tiresome nickname for the, as you put it, "Hardley" riders. Just didn't get the context of the comment.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,588
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
:confused

:confused
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 22,588
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Hmm...I have 5 in the garage now. I don't think...

Hmm...I have 5 in the garage now. I don't think I'll ever have a perfect stable.

I have now:
V-Strom 1000. It's kinda like a Volvo station wagon. Reliable, Effecient, useful, kinda ugly.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Wow! Is that a painting?

Wow! Is that a painting?
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,056
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Not at all. I can't remember if it worked before...

Not at all. I can't remember if it worked before but dude said he was ok with it not working so I won't mess with it. I do appreciate the info though. Thanks! I will let him know about it.

Put new...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,056
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
:dog:kboom:baldy:baldy:bluduh:baldy:ruskie:boid:pi...

:dog:kboom:baldy:baldy:bluduh:baldy:ruskie:boid:pissed:splat


Damn thing was running nicey nice yesterday, dude comes to pick it up today and it won't start again.


Anyone do exorcisms?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Hah...yep. i don't even need any air. This...

Hah...yep. i don't even need any air.

This bike is on my winter project list for a restoration (with some modern thrown in for good measure). This was the first street bike I ever rode (my brother...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,056
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Update: Bike is running and charging. huzzah! ...

Update:
Bike is running and charging. huzzah!

Now to sort out the remaining niggles.

Neutral light doesn't work. Hoping I just knocked a wire off somewhere.

ABS light is blinking. There is...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,499,458
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I think I just fell in love with the girl in the...

I think I just fell in love with the girl in the middle.



Wantajustride; are those the Heidenau's? How do you like them so far?
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,949
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Wow! Impressive, both the mileage in 4 months and...

Wow! Impressive, both the mileage in 4 months and the bike itself. Almost makes me want to trade the Strom in...almost.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I believe those are the original tires from 1978....

I believe those are the original tires from 1978. Dad bought the bike new and has about 7000 miles on it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,228
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
One more A neighbor of my Dad was backing...

One more

A neighbor of my Dad was backing his bike out of the driveway, the back wheel was in the street and the front wheel was still on the (inclined) driveway. He suddenly had alot of of space...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,228
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
I watched a fellow drop his brand spanking new...

I watched a fellow drop his brand spanking new BMW 1600 GTL. He stopped at the bottom of the exit ramp and just fell over with the throttle pinned in neutral. Right in front of the beach goers coming...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 290,721
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Other/house/yamaha2/6...

http://roadblock.smugmug.com/Other/house/yamaha2/640581967_fyy8Y-M.jpg

My 78 after it did a pirouette off the trailer. I was moving into the new house, transporting the bikes, I undid the straps,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 272,397
Posted By Reverand Roadblock
Ah how how how how

Ah how how how how
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