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    Mr B Man, Seems like the buellpump is a...

    Mr B Man,

    Seems like the buellpump is a rite of passage. I just had to be rescued 600 miles from home with my defective Fuely pump.

    Just a slight wander, but I used to change engines in my...
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    34-Figured Cooter would be burning up the track...

    34-Figured Cooter would be burning up the track this weekend. Do not know where I got the idea you were in Santa Cruz.

    Phoenix is not too far from Faywood--when you get your bike up, go there for...
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    Endo, Now that Kitesurfing looks to be one...

    Endo,

    Now that Kitesurfing looks to be one of the most difficult of all sports so kudos to you. So you are one of those guys that magically appear when the winds whip up and the water is rough...
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    Sounds good to me Endo. Maybe we can ride down...

    Sounds good to me Endo. Maybe we can ride down to Whale City in Davenport for lunch while I am in the neighborhood.

    Cooter might be talked into a run up from SmellA--he likes bourbon as well. ...
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    EndoP, I tried to sell the Uly and the EBR...

    EndoP,

    I tried to sell the Uly and the EBR multiple times on this site. No takers. I traded them both in on the XR1200. Yes H-D beat me up somewhat, on the other hand they paid off the note...
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    I hope everyone sits down with multiple...

    I hope everyone sits down with multiple friends/family today and enjoys--do not forget to all burn your masks while you are at it.

    NJ-- you have not heard the last of me, I will stop by. Sorry do...
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    Well, no well wishers for me and my XR so I guess...

    Well, no well wishers for me and my XR so I guess I am history on this channel. Anyone need some free stuff--I forgot to take a few things to the trade in.
    1. Stock Uly Windshield
    2. Uly '09 Drive...
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    Re: XR1200X So I solved my saddle bag...

    Re: XR1200X

    So I solved my saddle bag problem temporally by using my old set of throw over leather bags that have been on at least 6 bikes. I will go with the Spitfire windscreen so now I am...
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    They were probably all heading over to...

    They were probably all heading over to Intercourse, Pa. Glad you ran them off
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    Thanks, Barrett, that is a lot of useful...

    Thanks, Barrett, that is a lot of useful information.
    Cooter, I am not sure you would find the XR very comfy as you are a long legged guy--but you can try mine out.

    I will probably retain the fob...
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    34--I will keep the key switch/steering lock but...

    34--I will keep the key switch/steering lock but hope to loose the "Fob". It is kind of a proximity switch. If you don't have it near the bike it won't start. If it(Fob) has a dead battery it...
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    I realize I am hi-jacking this thread so this...

    I realize I am hi-jacking this thread so this will be my last XR comments--Barrett--actually one of the areas about this XR that concerns me is the so-called security system and the "fob". The fob...
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    Thanks for the info, Barrett, More than that,...

    Thanks for the info, Barrett, More than that, thanks for steering me in the XR direction. Your windscreen is just right so I am hunting around for one.

    I will keep the addons simple--just some...
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    Yes, 34, That is the very bike. So far a...

    Yes, 34,

    That is the very bike. So far a good ride, although I have only done 50-60 miles. Some obvious needs--one being a bit of a windscreen and then have to sort out a luggage deal. The...
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    Yup, both gone—no regrets(yet) Opto

    Yup, both gone—no regrets(yet)

    Opto
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    34 Never did figure out the picture thing --I am...

    34 Never did figure out the picture thing --I am pretty sure it happened as I have been riding around on it--not a dream.

    Anyway, it is Black

    Opto
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    Well do not know where to put this so I will go...

    Well do not know where to put this so I will go with the bye bye thread.

    Smiles on Saturday last at the local H-D dealer. The mechanics there had huge smiles riding around on my EBR and the Uly....
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    I must say I am impressed, Cooter--All the gear...

    I must say I am impressed, Cooter--All the gear and everything looking good. And good for Bubbles.
    We had frost on the fields yesterday--
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    34--I got that--and the XR1200 is in the middle. ...

    34--I got that--and the XR1200 is in the middle. Yes and some of the late XLCH's had the electric start and one year had both.
    Some how I missed the XR1200--seems like a good choice. They are out...
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    Well, 34, I am not familiar with the XLCX...

    Well, 34, I am not familiar with the XLCX designation so lets go with the XLCH. The why is 'cause no electrical system to speak of, kick start, gravity fuel supply--primitive. Has a big appeal,...
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    Just for nothing, but what the heck--anybody want...

    Just for nothing, but what the heck--anybody want to swap an XLCH for my EBR?
    34--good luck with your meltdown motor.
    Barrett, since you tried to kill me with that lever deal, you owe me one.
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    34, Well you just weren't using your head. ...

    34,

    Well you just weren't using your head. Instead of mucking about with the old frapped out XB you could be roaring down the freeway on my(your) EBR 1190RX at 150mph enjoying the big double...
  23. Not to worry, 34--The breakdown in Burns was back...

    Not to worry, 34--The breakdown in Burns was back in Mid-August. Ancient History now. But there is a new fuel pump in place and I figured out how to install it. Cooter, I am being my own mechanic...
  24. Thanks, 34--no problem, my skin is sorta tuff. ...

    Thanks, 34--no problem, my skin is sorta tuff. Appreciate your take on the Roadster.. Very useful--I figured the Uly was more powerful and lively.. Barrett suggested I go with the XR1200--thoughts?...
  25. Tough crowd here, that is for sure. I will...

    Tough crowd here, that is for sure. I will probably just keep the EBR and have it for visitors and friends to ride around on.

    Meantime "Many are the afflictions of the righteous"

    Opto
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