1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Dismiss Notice
  3. Hey Facebook people... We've created a group for XS650.com members to connect. Check it out!
    Dismiss Notice

Moabiker's Tall Tales

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Moabite, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Speaking of base jumping, found this.
    Supposedly some Moab shots in here.

     
    Paul Sutton and Moabite like this.
  2. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...working on finishing rear end on this but got distracted with backseat of something else...
    IMG_20190127_103713.jpg IMG_20190127_104642.jpg
     
  3. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

  4. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    one year i work for hot air balloon rides...all the other crew guys were base jumpers or wing suiters...
    ...too many suffer short lifespan that at end of season 2 less of us out of 7...
     
    TwoManyXS1Bs likes this.
  5. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...back to back end work... IMG_20190127_130735.jpg IMG_20190127_124404.jpg
    ...think this one finish up next week with license plate bracket, new rear shocks and it done!!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2019
  6. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...2 more car pics...
    IMG_20190127_104240.jpg IMG_20190127_104257.jpg
    Modern motor, brakes, electronics, chassis...lots of h.p. and sound attitude too...
    ...hydraulic hood lift, hinge at front...
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2019
  7. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...plan for tomorrow is put my bike back together ...
    IMG_20190127_154011.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2019
  8. azman857

    azman857 '80 XS 650SG Rider Top Contributor

    Sweet Merc' . What year?
     
  9. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    Not mine...got told but forgot...will ask again...
    ...lots more kewl bikes, cars, and trucks pass by here as spring rolls in...
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2019
  10. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...working in the shop today... IMG_20190128_113208.jpg
    ...err, working on the plywood maybe better way of saying it...
    ...and the gs1100 running good now with new intakes except one float seemed to be sticking so carbs off again...and try again tomorrow...but weather perfect in the afternoons now...
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2019
    Jim likes this.
  11. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    1948
     
  12. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    Yaaa baby, gs1100 trials bike (notice no seat ) off roading...
    ..carb float seat stress test...bounce and shake...
    IMG_20190129_103651.jpg IMG_20190129_104038.jpg
    ...next up convert it to streetbike and go for a ride today!!!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2019
  13. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...this actually gonna be made to run... IMG_20190129_130821.jpg IMG_20190129_130719.jpg IMG_20190129_130748.jpg
    ...1922 nash...
     
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2019
    azman857 and Jim like this.
  14. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...but this is running after being in pieces for a month... IMG_20190129_124103.jpg
    ...on way to post office now...
    IMG_20190129_125938.jpg
    ...taking very indirect route...
    IMG_20190129_124710.jpg IMG_20190129_125557.jpg
    ...lazy (having too much fun winter riding on other stuff) to put it back together in cold weather but 50°F in a few days and now ready...
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2019
  15. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...what next...wheel see what future brings... IMG_20190129_130758.jpg
     
  16. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...wisconsin winter practice...before the cold spell i bet..

    ...once owner takes delivery of xs650 i do for him (2 weeks or so) i be fading away from here so thanks guys for putting up with all the non-xs650 stuff ...but no xs650, no post other stuff here...
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2019
  17. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    ...this my kind of riding, but on trials bike it fun trail ride...5 Miles of Hell trail...
    ...Not exactly xs material, so like i said, after xs leaves my place this thread comes to an end...
    ...drive 200 miles roundtrip to ride 10 miles(5 moh both directions) i bet over 100 times...
    ...i need a damn car fix to get out there...trials trail biking withdrawls... i so wanna ride here again soon...

    ...this very small sample of trail...
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2019
  18. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    Poor XS waiting to get out on road... IMG_20190204_103756.jpg
     
  19. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Enthusiast

    In the meantime GS1100 gets some quality time...first looking at a few vehicles... IMG_20190204_104904.jpg IMG_20190204_104934.jpg IMG_20190204_104944.jpg IMG_20190204_104958.jpg
     
    TwoManyXS1Bs and lakeview like this.

Share This Page