The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > GENERAL AREA > Off-Topic/General Discussion
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Off-Topic/General Discussion Here is you can submit non-Sportster related topics. NO POLITICS OR RELIGIOUS DISCUSSION PLEASE.

Active Threads
0 Bought a 48 with apes
Last Post: Andy56
Posted On: 7 Minutes Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 277
0 slipping kicker
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 63
0 yost power tube guy
Last Post: RicThompson
Posted On: 10 Minutes Ago
Replies: 109
Views: 5,651
0 Throttle Slack
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 18 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 4
0 Part # request
Last Post: Les59
Posted On: 22 Minutes Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 214
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: fafcpa
Posted On: 23 Minutes Ago
Replies: 21,436
Views: 1,266,146
0 Hammer 1275 clang noise, slow oil feed, kinked crankcase vent.
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 28 Minutes Ago
Replies: 529
Views: 17,061
0 Question of rear hub right side spacers (between bearings
Last Post: trappnman
Posted On: 58 Minutes Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 211
0 Corona Virus
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 1,665
Views: 161,983
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 50,390
Views: 8,274,012
0 Oil pressure stays up 20min after shut of
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 626
0 Upside Down Monoshock IH - A Longterm Project
Last Post: paulc
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 277
Views: 55,022
0 never argue with children
Last Post: sungod
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 75
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 28,449
Views: 3,031,333
7 Honda Rider
Last Post: juzyHD
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 208
0 WTB 04-06 intake manifold
Last Post: beardo
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 499
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,481
Views: 739,373
0 In Brit MCN (Pan America)
Last Post: harley506d
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 57
0 xl1200T
Last Post: Andy56
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 225
0 Non-Starter, Compression Test Results
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 1,309
0 1994 883 xlh wiring
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 207
1 Help required for Motogadgeting all the Things
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 559
4 The no-debate OIL POLL
Last Post: Clevspeed
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 283
Views: 81,326
0 2018 Iron 1275 Project
Last Post: aswracing
Posted On: 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 3,814
0 Bubba Blackwell’s Daredevil XR750
Last Post: Piemonte
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 91
0 Mimi the Deerslayer: the triple threat
Last Post: thecarfarmer
Posted On: 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 3,708
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 8,457
Views: 1,874,172
0 Hawkeye's 1275 Hammer Performance Conversion
Last Post: warsawleague
Posted On: 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 75
Views: 6,376
0 Magneto Sportster's 1964 XLH Restoration Project
Last Post: Steve9
Posted On: 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 63
Views: 8,301
0 Plane crash lands during Cocoa Beach Air Show
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 157
More...
Members Birthdays
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #271  
Old 5th March 2021
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 8,449
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default


Darwin's Theory At Work!
(Extinction of the Dumbest)





Oh, Never Mind... His scooters will go to a good home...


IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<
__________________
### The ride is more enjoyable to nowhere in particular! ###
Reply With Quote
  #272  
Old 11th March 2021
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 8,449
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default


Keeping Weekend Chores From Being Boring!




Oh, Never Mind - I couldn't get the plow attachment to work...

IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<
Reply With Quote
  #273  
Old 16th March 2021
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 8,449
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default


Before the Postmaster lost his job, his idea was to use motor scooters
to deliver the mail. But too many letters ended in the bushes as
the motorized mailmen flung them towards the porches!






Oh, Never Mind. He went to work for the local newspaper & revolutionized the paperboys...

IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<
Reply With Quote
  #274  
Old 3 Weeks Ago
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 8,449
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default


Air Conditioned Helmet! Really!



That has to be expensive....

Never Mind - Cooler Heads will prevail --- Oh, wait...
Ok, I mean Hot Heads will prevail --- No, No... That's not right either...

Oh, Never Mind...


IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<

Last edited by IXL2Relax; 1 Week Ago at 07:22..
Reply With Quote
  #275  
Old 1 Week Ago
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 8,449
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default


The Legend of the Pip Squeek

Long ago there was a Pip
Known as a bit of geek
He studied out things and
Then would have a squeek

But it wasn't unusual
For some of the other Pips
To simply ignore this noise
His wit & his quips

One day in the factory
The Pips were a buzz
As the line slowed down
A problem it 'twas

They looked and they looked
And just couldn't seem to say
What it was to be causing
All that wasteful delay

Pip found a clogged wheel
Full of terrible lint
But no one would listen
No sir, they didn't

So Pip went on squeeking
To make a big deal
Until someone put oil
On the horrible wheel.

And the factory resumed
All the wonderful toil
To produce a good product
After a bit of that oil

And that, my friends
is the Real Myth of:
The Squeeky Wheel
Gets The Oil !

OH, Never Mind...

(An Original Tale by IXL2Relax)
(Inspired by Sportsterpaul)

IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcycle Chronicles Are Here <<<<

Last edited by IXL2Relax; 1 Week Ago at 07:22..
Reply With Quote
  #276  
Old 1 Week Ago
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 15,133
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1460C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: XL1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 13678115
sportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond repute
Default

You, my friend wear many hats, the one that says poet suits you just fine, thank you, oh never mind....
__________________
I.B.A.#26543,

Dads words of wisdom:”behave and if you can’t behave don’t get caught!”

The XL Forum Sportsterpedia:
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start
Reply With Quote
  #277  
Old 1 Week Ago
Hippysmack's Avatar
Hippysmack Hippysmack is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 7,088
Sportster/Buell Model: Xl1250S
Sportster/Buell Year: 98
Other Motorcycle Model: Kawasaki Vulcan 500
Other Motorcycle Year: 95
Reputation: 7267470
Hippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond reputeHippysmack has a reputation beyond repute
Default

That was pretty cool.
__________________
Reference the XLFORUM'S Sportsterpedia for additional technical information & advice

In Search of Fuel, Sunshine and a Steady Idle.
Reply With Quote
  #278  
Old 1 Week Ago
npaisnel npaisnel is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Jersey, Channel Islands, UK
Posts: 1,012
Sportster/Buell Model: XL883 now 1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 2004
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH883
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1993
Reputation: 1206404
npaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond reputenpaisnel has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hah !
I was expecting a different outcome.

I was expecting it to all go horribly wrong because his colleagues ignored him, they added oil to a wheel that attracted lint, which made the problem worse.

Only after it went wrong, did they finally listen to him, not put oil again and use a dry graphite or PTFE based Lube ! And he was the hero. Or am I looking to deep again ..,,oh never mind ! ��
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 16:06.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC