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by dirt dobber
Thu May 12, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Local - Motorcycle Rides, Events and Rallies
Topic: tip, cutin down wind.
Replies: 3
Views: 8284

tip, cutin down wind.

i have recenly bought a HD sportster XL1200 custom,had 18'' winshiel installed, at a high speed wind was trying to pull my helment off, traded a yamaha tmax 500 scooter for it had no problem. at dealer i was wanting something to cut the wind off me, well here's the TIP, there is a big hole bottom ce...
by dirt dobber
Fri Apr 29, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: I need helpful advice, not post-facto criticism, please
Replies: 44
Views: 15189

Re: I need helpful advice, not post-facto criticism, please

well let me add my 2 cents. i started out on a so.korean xpeed 250, had them deliver it, learn to ride in yard & around house before i hit the street. oh, i'm 75 been riding now 3 yrs. then i traded for a yamaha tmax 500, i rode it home throu b'ham, al. (90) miles. 2 yrs. later, just now i traded fo...
by dirt dobber
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: New and Thinking too much
Replies: 16
Views: 5300

Re: New and Thinking too much

let me tell you my experience, i'm 75, good health. 3 yrs ago this june i got a 250 so. korea xp. 4.000$ rode it 1 year, traded for a yamaha tmax 500 8.000$, now i just traded for a 2010 new HD sportster XL 1200 custom $10.750. look how much i spent on scooters & ever time you done something to it y...
by dirt dobber
Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: traded my yamaha tmax
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

Re: traded my yamaha tmax

i live in a small sub-divison neighbor across from me said, james don't wake up my babys. i left a while ago they was out side the 3 yr. old had his hands over his ears. just have to get use to it, it's like trying to learn to drive all over again. no more twist & go but, when i go i better be hangi...
by dirt dobber
Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: traded my yamaha tmax
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

traded my yamaha tmax

for a harley sportster XL 1200 custom. no more panels to take off. every time i took it to dealer they screw something up, leave screw out so, i just decided to move up to loud pipes. having trouble getting use to right foot brake, changing gears, like learning to drive, i'm 75 still in good health,...
by dirt dobber
Sat Apr 16, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Who out there owns a Hyosung?
Replies: 6
Views: 4065

Re: Who out there owns a Hyosung?

Yeah they're made in South Korea. They are a 50/50 shot. Their fit and finish is ridiculously bad on almost every single one I've ever seen. Their suspension also needs a lot of work. It's about 1970s technology in there. However I know they make the SV650 motor for Suzuki, have stolen the design a...
by dirt dobber
Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: INTRODUCE yourself here 8)
Replies: 120
Views: 49505

Re: INTRODUCE yourself here 8)

well, look like thisforum has about died. maby this will help to get more post. i'm new to a harley. 1st. i had a 250 united motor scooter (south korea) can't remember model for a yr 2500 miles. 2nd. yamaha tmax 500 scooter, ever time you had to do something to it you had to take a panel off and eve...
by dirt dobber
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Who out there owns a Hyosung?
Replies: 6
Views: 4065

Re: Who out there owns a Hyosung?

is that made in south korea? if so i had one.united motors.
answer me, i'll watch.
by dirt dobber
Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Perfect scooter engine cc size...
Replies: 16
Views: 6514

Re: Perfect scooter engine cc size...

well, i like my 09 tmax 500 all a round, i can go to the store or get on the interstate and go to the next town or state to eat or for coffee.
by dirt dobber
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Performance and Mods
Topic: what is the trick for picking up a dropped bike?
Replies: 8
Views: 6405

Re: what is the trick for picking up a dropped bike?

thanks johnny, so now i know and i'll passed this on. Bolt of lighting hu, i think you passed me one day. hee hee.
by dirt dobber
Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: Performance and Mods
Topic: what is the trick for picking up a dropped bike?
Replies: 8
Views: 6405

what is the trick for picking up a dropped bike?

i read about this guy in the bad lands along, put bike on center stand and kick stand down walk away, turn to take picture, whike looking thru view finder he say he saw bike fall over, he said lucky i learned how to uprite my bike because there was no one around for miles. so what is the trick? my t...
by dirt dobber
Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: yamaha tmax tires.
Replies: 2
Views: 1445

yamaha tmax tires.

my 09 tmax came with bridge stones, replace front with same at 5100 miles because of wear on left side & cupping i guess it's called had flat places on it, now at 7700 2600 later it's showing it's beginning to do the same. i live in no. alabama & started riding more to the left side of road because ...
by dirt dobber
Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:16 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Safety at a Harley Biker Bar
Replies: 33
Views: 5756

Re: Saftey at a Harley Biker Bar

when i go i park where there is a empty space. what ever is there don't matter to me. i can brag, mine is paid for.
by dirt dobber
Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: How old are the Members here?
Replies: 97
Views: 54499

Re: How old are the Members here?

75, don't know what happined to my generation, the only ones i can find to ride with is still working so, i just solo around.
by dirt dobber
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Just wondering about average age and careers of you riders
Replies: 210
Views: 54995

Re: Just wondering about average age and careers of you ride

i'm 75 ride a yamaha 09 tmax beening riding almost 3 yrs, 1st 1 was a united motors 250, retired. and i ride with the big boys. usa.
update, 4-13-11 traded tmax for a harley davison sportstar XL 1200 custom. now i'm trying to learn to start of on a hill.