The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > GENERAL AREA > Organize a Ride-out or find a riding buddy
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Organize a Ride-out or find a riding buddy Here is where you can organize your local ride-outs or search for a new riding buddy.

Active Threads
0 Convert to wide glide front end
Last Post: Will1250
Posted On: 29 Minutes Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 112
0 Upside Down Monoshock IH - A Longterm Project
Last Post: chilly
Posted On: 42 Minutes Ago
Replies: 202
Views: 37,784
0 Short Clip of My Sportster
Last Post: Bikeaholic
Posted On: 44 Minutes Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 2,393
0 Keep & Kill
Last Post: Crusty
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 17,038
Views: 977,928
0 Starter Help - Need Help Diagnosing
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 84
0 ....1
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,372
Views: 316,939
3 Wtb, Wts, Wtt, Wtg (Ironhead)
Last Post: Sportsnerd
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 257,278
0 New to XLForum
Last Post: juzyHD
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 321
0 Average age of the Ironhead forum users
Last Post: Ferrous Head
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 460
Views: 96,282
0 2-1 Exhaust w/ Forward Controls?
Last Post: Highly-Dangerous
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 69
0 Washer under brake shoe assembly?
Last Post: 72 Ironhead XLH
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 82
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 19,085
Views: 1,929,450
0 Iree's late night cafe
Last Post: rokytnji
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,537
Views: 204,114
0 .551 Cams in an EFI 1200
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 102
Views: 7,478
0 ultima electronic ignition
Last Post: Mission1
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 136
Views: 41,167
0 2018 does not start - no speedo power, no blinker, good battery
Last Post: Nrg2brn
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 36
0 Harley quoted me $1300 for a mini ape install
Last Post: robbie202
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 186
Views: 41,605
0 This week on Craig's list
Last Post: robbie202
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 4,670
Views: 605,777
0 What's your opinion on LED light kits?
Last Post: robbie202
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 377
0 Wheel fitment
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 202
0 Lengthen Swing-arm Belts Available?
Last Post: Iron Mike
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 105
0 What did you do to your EFI Sporty today?
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,979
Views: 784,106
0 Arlen Ness Fairing
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 467
6 English newbie
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 157
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 47,387
Views: 7,554,681
0 Sidestand Extension/'Pad' ?
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 954
0 Power cones
Last Post: IronMick
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 45
Views: 1,536
0 can you tell me why?
Last Post: Hippysmack
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,596
0 Known quirks with the rubbermount-EFI generation?
Last Post: screndname
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 723
0 Back After 8 Years - Rechopping the Chop
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
More...
Members Birthdays
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #321  
Old 18th June 2019
joes95bobber's Avatar
joes95bobber joes95bobber is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Camping by the lake
Posts: 2,797
Sportster/Buell Model: MAGGY
Sportster/Buell Year: 1995
Sportster/Buell Model #2: HAMMRD
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2007
Other Motorcycle Model: BEAR
Other Motorcycle Year: 2016
Reputation: 2069255
joes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond reputejoes95bobber has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mick42 View Post
Water world on wheels.



Even though my BMW Summer Jacket and FirstGear pants have never even got me damp, I’m just getting ready to recharge both water proof systems with some NIKWAX.

Got my cloths washer in a clean tub cycle now. When that finishes I’ll wash them with NIKWAX ‘tech wash’ to clean and prep the fabric, then rewash again in NIKWAX ‘TX.DIRECT WASH-IN’ to recharge the water proof system to new.

After they dry I’ll then spray them down with NIKWAX ‘TX.DIRECT SPRAY-ON’ to make them better than new. Also going to hit the boots with some mink oil.



I hate riding wet and it is hard not to get dumped on during a forum gathering this time of year.


Is there a riding bubble you can use to keep the bike dry too?

Wish I could make it. Pray for health XLF. The most precious of things.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
__________________
If it was easy....anyone could do it....
Reply With Quote
  #322  
Old 18th June 2019
beeman07's Avatar
beeman07 beeman07 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Clinton, MI
Posts: 202
Sportster/Buell Model: XR1200X
Sportster/Buell Year: 2012
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH 883 HUGGER
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2003
Other Motorcycle Model: Ural Patrol
Other Motorcycle Year: 2013
Reputation: 50463
beeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to beholdbeeman07 is a splendid one to behold
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sportsterpaul View Post
Greg, “Michigan” Fred and myself should be there for the Meet n Greet, not sure about anymore “Posse”?
I'm almost definitely not going to make it this year. The big project at work that I've been chipping away at since October has been delayed a few times in the last couple of months. It should be done this weekend, but that's only if everything goes perfectly.

So, there's a very slim chance I might make it, but don't expect me.
__________________
Michigan Fred
------------------------------
2013 Ural Patrol
2012 H-D XR1200x
2003 H-D Sportster Hugger
Reply With Quote
  #323  
Old 19th June 2019
sprink's Avatar
sprink sprink is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Detroit Burb
Posts: 1,341
Sportster/Buell Model: 2004 XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: SOLD
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 2000 X-1 lightning
Sportster/Buell Year #2: SOLD
Other Motorcycle Model: XB1200XT "Uly"
Other Motorcycle Year: 2009
Reputation: 993096
sprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond reputesprink has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Only 9 more days!
Reply With Quote
  #324  
Old 20th June 2019
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 14,314
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: 11285076
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

Joe, prayers sent, hang in there!
Fred, It always seems to be something doesn’t it? Fingers crossed.
Greg, really looking forward to it, need to mount the new drivebelt, packing the old one as a “just in case”, and explore my mystery electrical. Cleared all my codes the other day, none had returned and had a good charge coming into the battery. Couple days later codes are back and low battery. Charged bike cleared codes ran 50 miles and battery showing 13.2, hard to track down them damn intermittent issues!!!
__________________
I.B.A.#26543, Growing old-Mandatory/ Growing up-optional. Men do not quit playing because they get old, they get old because they stop playing!

The XL Forum Sportsterpedia:
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start
Reply With Quote
  #325  
Old 20th June 2019
IXL2Relax's Avatar
IXL2Relax IXL2Relax is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Let Freedom Ring in PA
Posts: 7,463
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster 883►1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1994
IXL2Relax has disabled reputation
Default

One Week Away --- Here's the long range forecast for Davis, WV:

https://www.accuweather.com/en/us/da...ather/10920_pc



But I'm not responsible if this is not the way the weather turns out...

IXL _______ >>>> My Motorcyle Chronicles Are Here <<<<
__________________
### The ride is more enjoyable to nowhere in particular! ###

Last edited by IXL2Relax; 1st July 2019 at 16:29..
Reply With Quote
  #326  
Old 20th June 2019
Bow only's Avatar
Bow only Bow only is offline
Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 342
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1997
Reputation: 1302239
Bow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Weather is looking better

Sent from my HTCD200LVW using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #327  
Old 20th June 2019
Bow only's Avatar
Bow only Bow only is offline
Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 342
Sportster/Buell Model: Sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: 1997
Reputation: 1302239
Bow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond reputeBow only has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Looks like we will be headed out a little earlier than expected. We should be arriving at the Inn around 9-10ish on Thursday morning.

Sent from my HTCD200LVW using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #328  
Old 20th June 2019
kkbii kkbii is offline
Chief Harley Engineer
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: in the WV hills
Posts: 521
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1250s,tax paid
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 215136
kkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant futurekkbii has a brilliant future
Default

I dont want to jinx myself , BUT, my bike seems to be running ok. Gonna change the oil this weekend. I will see my favorite group of Sportster riders on Thursday. Ride carefully everybody.
Reply With Quote
  #329  
Old 20th June 2019
oldboy's Avatar
oldboy oldboy is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 430
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: Ducati
Other Motorcycle Year: 1974
Reputation: 411618
oldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond reputeoldboy has a reputation beyond repute
Default

The forecast for here (N.E. Indiana) is looking better too. I hope to finish up a job I am on in time to come on Thursday. It all depends on the weather here over the next week!
__________________
2006 1200c: Home Made a/c, Cycle Shack Slipons, Daytona TC88A w/JesterVII map (thank you, Rico), Street Trackers
Reply With Quote
  #330  
Old 21st June 2019
Screw Loose Dan's Avatar
Screw Loose Dan Screw Loose Dan is offline
I think I like Sportsters
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Collegeville, PA
Posts: 7,098
Sportster/Buell Model: 883L (sorta) & a 1200R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2007
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 1200CX
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2016
Other Motorcycle Model: XR1200X
Other Motorcycle Year: 2012
Reputation: 3292620
Screw Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond reputeScrew Loose Dan has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Not saying I'm wishing for rain, but I have to say, it would be very odd if it didn't rain on at some point for one of these get togethers. Worst ride ever was still Mike, Higgy, and I coming back from the hospital after Kribit's off on the Snake (many moons ago now). The fact that the three of us made it back to camp that night without our own incident, pure luck.

But, I'll hope for clear skies and take whatever comes!!

I'm planning on bringing my orange 1200R. It needs new tires put on it. I was struggling the other night to break the bead on the old Commanders. I was tired and beat, so I'm hoping over the weekend, after some rest, it'll go smoother. I have spare wheels to put the tires on if it comes to that.
__________________
Screw Loose Dan
Current fleet:
2007 - 1200R (Orange bike)
2012 - XR1200X (XR)
2016 - 1200CX Roadster (new one)
2007 - 883L/90" -current project - (Black bike)
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 09:26.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC