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Old 02-16-2013, 12:47 PM   #10141
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The leather wasn't that tight when it was still on the cow.....
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:03 PM   #10142
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did get to hear my 300 run again today after rebuild... even popped it into gear to see if new trans worked.. and.... it did... for a second!



just my luck....
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:00 PM   #10143
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Hey, it could have been your fingers...

If you're ever in Bloomington Powersports get Rayce to tell you the story about how the rat bit his finger off. Eek.
Already heard the story.. I bought couple bikes there.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:13 PM   #10144
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did get to hear my 300 run again today after rebuild... even popped it into gear to see if new trans worked.. and.... it did... for a second!


just my luck....
So you were about to tuck it in for the night or....
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:22 PM   #10145
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did get to hear my 300 run again today after rebuild... even popped it into gear to see if new trans worked.. and.... it did... for a second!



just my luck....
your doing it wrong
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:40 PM   #10146
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The leather wasn't that tight when it was still on the cow.....
He's probably happier now, if it was a bull.
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:31 PM   #10147
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just my luck....
A "Grunge Brush" works much better for proper chain maintenance....just so yanno
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:05 PM   #10148
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meh...... just tryin to wipe off all that excess grease from new chain.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:31 PM   #10149
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Be nice if you knew how to post pictures.
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:30 AM   #10150
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Damn that rascal's light.

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The big lump of weight is the motor. Weight savings wasn't in it's design parameters and I wonder what could be built using something like an air cooled two-stroke 70-100cc playbike motor which would not only be lighter but just about double the power output.
Motor weight is down below COG, so it helps as much as it hurts. Doubling the cc's usually doesn't go anywhere near double the weight, and in most of cases, increasing the cc's weighs about the same. So I say go for it! Sounds like a fun project.

Now that our minds are already stimulated, how 'bout a picy?
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:04 AM   #10151
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I sure wish I could weld & fabricate. I have a lot of ideas but no means of putting them into metal.

After watching kids ride KTM/Cobra 50's and the incredible power they put out it make me wonder what sort of U. A. B. could be built using one of those motors. With the right gearing they'd haul around a full-size adult in fine style. Without a transmission they'd be really limited on what kind of road speed they could develop, though.
Forget the Cobra KTM engines. Them freakin things are pure bread high compression lightweight racing engines. Incredibly loud and temperamental. They're both liquid cooled and will over heat without air moving across the refridgerators. Stupid fast when they hit the power. Very sensitive, high maintenance, lightweight little clutches that a 6 year old can break if he abuses it too much.
You need a drivetrain out of a trials bike. Mega power, reliable, quiet.
Or just put a seat and a gun rack on a trials bike and your done.
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:22 AM   #10152
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Met c vestal as well. Nice guy. Then picked up a decent deal on another tank bag. Came with a tshirt. Winning!
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Old 02-17-2013, 03:26 PM   #10153
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They are stupid fast, though.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:26 PM   #10154
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...on the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show? OBD went Saturday and from what he said he sounded disappointed with it especially the offerings (or lack of) from Honda who seems to be in a rut right now with a very "vanilla" lineup of bikes.

It's a shame we can't have shows here like the Intermot in Berlin.
I'm glad I didn't pay anything to get in. Defiantly wasn't worth $15 in my opinion. There was some neat stuff and the dealer expo has some cool new stuff out too though.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:17 AM   #10155
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...on the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show? OBD went Saturday and from what he said he sounded disappointed with it especially the offerings (or lack of) from Honda who seems to be in a rut right now with a very "vanilla" lineup of bikes.

It's a shame we can't have shows here like the Intermot in Berlin.
The IMS show was nothing but OEM's to speak of. In one sense thats cool for me because I don't get to be around all of the new shiny bikes all the time like other dealers. On the other hand I would be pretty bummed if I was someone that payed to get in because all it would take is a trip to a couple of dealers to see the same thing. If you were one of the people that waited until 1 on Sunday to get into Dealer Expo and the IMS I would say you got your moneys worth. That isn't to say the Dealer Expo is anything to write home about though but it just gave people a whole lot more to look at.
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