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Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By Island Rider
"I One guy asked me if "it would be a good first...

"I One guy asked me if "it would be a good first bike"

After thinking about it for a moment, I replied with a gentle "no" and explained a good way to start would be an MSF course on their bikes."...
Forum: Trials 11-10-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 137,026
Posted By Island Rider
That is a great video. After watching all of the...

That is a great video. After watching all of the other trials videos I thought these bikes were so light they just didn't fall over. Thanks for the touch of reality.:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,309,266
Posted By Island Rider
Nice car and great photos, those will really help...

Nice car and great photos, those will really help sell it. Other should follow your example.:D

Sorry Ironwood, I had to do it:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,035
Posted By Island Rider
That right there is the problem. You are...

That right there is the problem. You are mistaken about that sentiment. When drivers are aware splitting is safer and smoother. Every motorcycle is reducing congestion. It is not like a line at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,309,266
Posted By Island Rider
ATK 605 for sale

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013211
Just $2900
There are more photos in the flea market add.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By Island Rider
You have to give the guy credit for the soles of...

You have to give the guy credit for the soles of his boots being color coordinated with the bike!!!
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 34,478
Posted By Island Rider
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/...

http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/77RS/rs5.jpg (http://s978.photobucket.com/user/islandRT/media/77RS/rs5.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
I run a Ballistic lithium something battery. ...

I run a Ballistic lithium something battery. Lightweight. And when the bike is upside down in the bushes I don't worry about the battery , just the gas draining all over the place.
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,236
Posted By Island Rider
If your main worry about using a tubeless tire on...

If your main worry about using a tubeless tire on a tube type rim is the tire coming off the rim maybe you should try the TUBLISS system. I have run tires on my ATK completely flat and they stay on...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Island Rider
Would you have any interest in a full set of...

Would you have any interest in a full set of armor from a darien jacket?
I can take photos if you are interested. 2 elbows, two shoulder and one back pad.
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 336,005
Posted By Island Rider
Not today, but on Sunday I built this rolling...

Not today, but on Sunday I built this rolling table to set the car on while I prep for paint. All of the steel and the wheels were recycled from other projects. Built the gantry a few years ago for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,660
Posted By Island Rider
Trading allows you to get something that maybe...

Trading allows you to get something that maybe you didn't think you wanted.

I traded a Mercedes 300 E sedan for this:
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/Unimog/UnimogSide.jpg[/URL]...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Here is my solution to the fuel range problem. ...

Here is my solution to the fuel range problem.
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/ATK%20605/3123_zps04d4096c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,436
Posted By Island Rider
I think Wanker says it all here.:lol3

I think Wanker says it all here.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Island Rider
I have purchased and sold bikes long distance. ...

I have purchased and sold bikes long distance. When purchasing I flew to look and buy. I figured that if I didn't like it I would only be out the travel money. I just sold a bike long distance and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By Island Rider
I've riden in my roadcrafter for 15 years. Many...

I've riden in my roadcrafter for 15 years. Many times in temps well over 100. With Open under arm vents I was fine. I have also filled the back pocket with ice. This on the open road. Around town...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Island Rider
Hey Moto Geek Check out my thread here: ...

Hey Moto Geek
Check out my thread here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=873896

I will be returning northbound on monday 4/22.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,834
Posted By Island Rider
Ok 1911 fan, I read the first 10 pages of the...

Ok 1911 fan, I read the first 10 pages of the cited 43 page brief. It seems to be a well argued well-thought-out well-documented Legal brief supporting the point that unmarked cars are not legal. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,134
Posted By Island Rider
Works very nicely at SEATAC. Parking undercover...

Works very nicely at SEATAC. Parking undercover right in front of the terminal.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/...

http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/F1939522-9F66-4930-B6E0-71470F699439-1411-0000026FD0624ACB_zps2db99dd8.jpg
Walker Valley, WA. This morning.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Island Rider
Bike Delivery Northbound CA, OR,WA

I am delivering a sold bike in San Diego on April 20. I will be returning north to Seattle on April 22. Truck will be empty, I would be open to any northbound deliveries along the I-5 corridor for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,309,266
Posted By Island Rider
Bike transport Available San Diego to Seattle

I am delivering a sold bike in San Diego on April 20. I will be returning north to Seattle on April 22. Truck will be empty, I would be open to any northbound deliveries along the I-5 corridor for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,235
Posted By Island Rider
Sorry to question your navigation skills.

Sorry to question your navigation skills.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,235
Posted By Island Rider
shouldn't that be "left" on South Skagit...

shouldn't that be "left" on South Skagit HWY?:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
I just did that on mine. I change the filter also...

I just did that on mine. I change the filter also drained engine and frame and it took at least 3 quarts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Island Rider
I have Multivex mirrors on my 1150RT , they are...

I have Multivex mirrors on my 1150RT , they are great. Unfortunately there seems to be some problem with the company.
Here is a website, but do some research they may be out of business....
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Ready to Ride

Finished up the final touches today, now it is time to get dirty.:evil
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/ATK%20605/3125_zps6958c48c.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,547
Posted By Island Rider
Us old guys can't be doin the head check all...

Us old guys can't be doin the head check all willy nilly. I might get a crick and then I'm stuck twisted for days!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
View from the Flight Deck

:evil
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/ATK%20605/photo_zpsa4500c06.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Don1 your avatar should be Rip Van Winkle. ...

Don1 your avatar should be Rip Van Winkle.
Nice find!
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Just in case anyone else needs to know...Lee at...

Just in case anyone else needs to know...Lee at ATK said Paiolis take 630cc of oil no measuring needed.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Paioli help

I need some help with fork oil changing for 46 mm Paioli forks on my 2001 ATK 605.
The "Owner's Manual" shows the procedure for WP forks. The procedure is quite involved for those forks.
I need...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
That looks nice Bob. What forks are those? ...

That looks nice Bob. What forks are those? Luggage and everything, you're set.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Made some progress over the weekend. New fork...

Made some progress over the weekend. New fork seals and gaitors, rear fender, LED tailight, LED turn signals, handguards, heated grips, shift and main seals, timing belt, oil filter, spark plug,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Did anybody notice that the ATK motorsports forum...

Did anybody notice that the ATK motorsports forum is gone? My screen says their url expired.There was a lot of good info in all of those old posts
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Island Rider
I like to say "I have very good rapport with...

I like to say "I have very good rapport with machines...people, not so much.":wink:
I have little respect for people that can;t fix stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
That sea voyage post should be sticky under ATK

That sea voyage post should be sticky under ATK
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Island Rider
Remind me not to buy any used motorcycles from...

Remind me not to buy any used motorcycles from those guys!!!:eek1
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 336,005
Posted By Island Rider
A little welding

New headlight mount to allow aux fuel. 4130 thin walled tubing. Very light.
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/ATK%20605/2-3.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 123,407
Posted By Island Rider
Adding some range to 605

I'm adding some fuel and real light output to my 605. 4130 tubing. With a 7" Hella ecode.
http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae263/islandRT/ATK%20605/3.jpg...
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