My Harley cant touch my gyro

StanFoster

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I was cooling off on my Harley tonight....just cruising in the country where I fly all the time. Sure...it was nice...but there is NO comparison to flying a gyro. You are up there above it all....not confined to straight north/south...or east/west routes. You just get a whole different perspective.

Then there is the 12 month flying advantage.

The best thing about my Harley is it gets me to the airport.:D


Stan
 

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Are you sure ?

Are you sure ?

"The best thing about my Harley is it gets me to the airport."

I dont know Stan, depending on year make and model....results vary.... :eek:

Stan, whats the weather been by you, here in eastern NC it has been 90+ with heat factors to 113 f .

Just to hot to fly you will cook on the ground and the humidity will fog your goggles, glasses or anything else.

must........get..............cooler..............

heavy duty lightning storm this afternoon. Right after they got the power back, a tx cooked itself and I had to work in the shop without ac, only had a a generator limping along with my workload. I swear they do this stuff on purpose.

Jonathan
 

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Stan, no back wheel shots? Come on big guy, show us your hog! What is it, a 883 Hugger? ;)
 

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Ron: I just have a Sportster 883. I dont have any desire at all to invest anymore change in two wheels. One thing about a Harley...they hold their value well.

Now back in my H2 Kawasaki days....circa 1974...I had a Mach 1V Kawasaki H2. I put on Denco expansion chambers and gave it a port job....and changed the timing by grounding the skirts of the pistons. That thing was really peaky but it would haul butt. But by todays standards.....it would be a dog compared to the high strung crotch rockets.




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Stan, I wouldn't have guessed a Sporty for you.... I would have guessed you ride either a Road King, or a Ultraclassic, or one of the BIG ones.... I like the Sportys myself.

Thinking my next bike will be a Suzuki SV650 with a set of aftermarket mufflers....
 

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Stan, This winter when your all board & nothing to do pull the top end off your 883 & send it to me for a 1200 conversion. I will bore your cly`s from 3" to 3.500 & put big valves & seats in to get you to the airport in a quick manner if you know what I meen!
 

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Ron, Jap bikes are like Bic lighters when your down with them you just throw them away!
 

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Stan,
I would be more than happy to come up and haul the Sporty to the dumpster for you! Dumpster of my choice, naturally. :D
For anyone that likes odd bikes, there is a showroom condition 1981 Yamaha SR500 practically being given away on the Message Forum section of www.thumperpage.com for $1800. It's in MN. We almost bought it but Joyce is really set on a new XL1200R and we already have an '81 SR500.
 

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stan
heres a basket case i rebuild and sold
 

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I had a 99 Fat Boy. Killed my back so I got me a 03 1800 Goldwing Smooth as silk. Doesn't sound as good as a Hog but I can ride it forever. Only drawback on a bike is "no wings".

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Sportys kick butt, especially and 883 with a 1200 conversion.
 

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Just a couple of the bikes I have owned in the last couple years.....

Thinking back, let me try to list all the bikes I have owned in order starting with my first

1978-ish Yamaha MX80 dirt bike ( I was 8 yrs old when I got it )

1982- ish Honda XR200 dirt bike ( I was 12 when I got it )

1986 Honda XR-80

1986-ish Honda Spree Scooter

1987 Honda VFR750 Interceptor

1984 or 86??? Yamaha 650 Seca

1993 Honda CBR 600 F-2

1994 Kawasaki KX 125 Dirt bike

1993 Suzuki RM125 dirt Bike

1994 Suzuki RM125 dirt bike

1993 Suzuki 600 Katana

1988 Honda XR-50

1986-ish Honda TRX 200 Four Wheeler

1996 Honda TRX EX 300 Four Wheeler

1998 Yamaha 350 Banshee Four Wheeler

1998 Yamaha 650 V-Star Classic

1999 Kawasaki 1500 Nomad

1999 Kawasaki 400 Prarie 4x4 Four Wheeler

2000 Polaris 250 Trailblazer four Wheeler

1997 Harley Davidson Road King

1999 Honda 1500 Valkrie Interstate Dresser

1989 Honda 50 Scooter

1996 Honda CR 125 dirt bike

1988-ish Honda 450 Nighthawk

1999 Ural Barvirian Classic 650 with Sidecar

1993, I think, Honda ST-1100

2001 Kawasaki 650 Praire 4x4 Four Wheeler

2000 Kawasaki KX-250 Dirt Bike

2004 Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster Custom

1998 Honda 250 Recon Four Wheeler


Dam, I wouldn't have thought I owned that many cycles over the years....
 

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ben said:
stan
heres a basket case i rebuild and sold
Ben what year? looks like about a 77 electraglide. nice old shovelhead. I still think of all the harleys the shovelheads sounded the best., but still loved my old panhead chopper the best.
 

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What's the difference between a Harley and a Hoover vacume?

The position of the Dirt Bag......:p
 
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gyro said:
What's the difference between a Harley and a Hoover vacuum?

The position of the Dirt Bag......:p

Hey watch it now! I resemble that remark... but then again I have been called worse...just ask my ex wife..lol
 

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Vance

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What is a “dirt bag” as related to a person? I am having difficulty understanding the colloquial speech.

It is hard for me to think of Stan, Ron or Tim as dirt bags, so I would be grateful to understand the reference.

I understand that this is a humorous reference, but usually slang has some consequential genesis and I would like to understand the joke.

Thank you, Vance
 

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Vance said:
What is a “dirt bag” as related to a person? I am having difficulty understanding the colloquial speech.

It is hard for me to think of Stan, Ron or Tim as dirt bags, so I would be grateful to understand the reference.

I understand that this is a humorous reference, but usually slang has some consequential genesis and I would like to understand the joke.

Thank you, Vance
Figure of speech Vance, as I understand it. Somebody who seldom takes a bath & has bad breath. At least that what their called around these parts. Thats what we call sidewalk Commandos.;)
 
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