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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,402
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Lotsa memories in this thread......

I worked for Suntrac Suzuki @ 55th & Wads for a few years. In those days, Alan Rohr was turning wrenches for Bob Senti @ Senti Yamaha, 2nd building north of Ralston on Olde Wads. When Senti closed,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,323
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Don't downplay a van. I had a long wheelbase...

Don't downplay a van. I had a long wheelbase Plymouth with a 318 V8 and 3-on-the-tree, used for a racebike hauler and winter commuter. When the 3-speed needed a rebuild, I worked out a deal with 2...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,323
Posted By Duck_Pilot
You can always try here:

http://www.choiceonemotors.com/

Their shop mechanic is my best and most trusted friend, and the Boss-Man George, is as straight as they come. They always have a bunch of pick-ups there, and can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,059
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Congrats!

And let yer miscreant students know that you just got a new rifle...... encourage the 'lil bestids to behave. :D

Yer wife is a peach! Has she got a single sister? :ear

:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Duck_Pilot
You folks have done enough...

...... to last me 'til next weekend. I'll remove the bird-hunting rig from my Yama-Quad, and install the plow. Should take me about an hour. Then it won't snow 'til Christmas Eve.

:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 27,844
Posted By Duck_Pilot
My Lady in Kentucky is pissed.....

....... that the record-breaking pass didn't go to Jacob Tamme. :lol3

Tamme played for Kentucky..... and Selena has officially adopted every one of those young men. :evil

Those...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,848
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Hey, Doc......

........ gee, thanks! :huh

Now I wants me a Hellcat! :lol3

For those who don't get the name, it comes from WWII fighters. The Wildcat was used early in the Pacific war, but was outclassed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By Duck_Pilot
French wussy bike........ built by a buncha...

French wussy bike........ built by a buncha powdered-wig-wearing poofters......

But then again, that inmate north of Greeley has two of 'em.....

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,848
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Good grief, Marc.......

........ both you, and your brother Blake, go through vehicle ownership like a chain-smoker goes through Lucky Strikes. I thought it was just motorcycles 'til now.......

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,938
Posted By Duck_Pilot
(1) - That young lady's boots are too short. Her...

(1) - That young lady's boots are too short. Her knees will get cold. :D

(2) - I cheat. I bought a plow for my quad.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Welcome......

...... to the Rocky Mountain Asylum for motorcycle Scofflaws! Lotsa friendly folks to meet and ride with here.

Don't be a stranger...... attend a local meeting for burgers, beers, pizza, etc.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Pics? :ear I have some dealings...

Pics?

:ear

I have some dealings with them, business-to-business. The folks there have been polite, helpful and direct. Never bought a motorcycle from them, so I can't comment on that end of...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,941
Posted By Duck_Pilot
A few thoughts....

Liquid cooling is a big advantage, especially as you seem to want to use it street-bias. Both reliability and available power will be better.

An IT465/490 or PE400 could be lotsa fun, and I've...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Take a closer look....

..... and make sure you have the correct model. Suzi made both the TS and DS models. The TS was fully street legal, with speedo, tach and turn signals. You look to have the 'playbike' version DS...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 10,848
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Well, Mr. Lomax,.....

...... with your appreciation for the weird and unusual in transportation, I'd like to make a suggestion:

The Shakee-Butzu Micro-Mini-Midget V-Zero......... as highlighted in Mad Magazine. With...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Thanks!

Thanks for riding with them! I try to go every year, but I'm ALWAYS busy in late September..... both personally and professionally. I usually get out every other year. It's always a memorable event,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I'll be there Saturday the 27th at 9:AM, and...

I'll be there Saturday the 27th at 9:AM, and headed over to the Wobble-Trap. My preference is the one to the right (south), because there's usually a longer delay between triggering the target, and...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Just a thought......

...... about carb size & type. If you get a bike with a Mikuni flatslide carb, it may be swapped for a roundslide unit of the same throat size fairly easily. The reduced top end flow should help the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Duck_Pilot
In short: Your pilot jet controls the...

In short:

Your pilot jet controls the lower end mixture.

The needle controls midrange, with both taper and height. Top position on the clip is leanest, bottom is richest.

The main...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Didn't do too bad, for a first time out.........

Didn't do too bad, for a first time out...... more clays landed safely on the ground than my ego would have preferred, of course. But not too bad.

Next weekend is still undecided regarding the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Sorry to hear that. Would've been fun getting to...

Sorry to hear that. Would've been fun getting to know ya, and make summore noise. :D I'll be off in another 10 minutes..... looks like the weather is gonna hold. There'll be time for lunch, then home...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Eek OK..... make it tomorrow......

I forgot to check their page properly, and the place was packed with an event today. So......... I'll get my chores done today, and make some noise on Sunday, 9/21.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Weather report says, "Saturday!"

Looks like a much better chance of rain on Sunday than Saturday, so unless there's a dramatic forecasting change.....the 20th it is.

I'll gladly pass along my cellphone number via PM to anyone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Update:

I am now free on Saturday the 20th. I'll see if anyone else wants to go make noise, before deciding on Saturday or Sunday..... arrival time at the range is still 9:AM either day.

:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Shameful. Just shameful. :lol3 So...

Shameful. Just shameful.

:lol3

So many nice days to ride 'round here in the winter. And with all the "global warming" going on, summer's never gonna end. :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,402
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Just look around a lot, sit on and ride anything...

Just look around a lot, sit on and ride anything that catches her eye. Narrow down yer choices a bit, then look for something used, older and cheaper for a first go to learn on. Buy cheap, because...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
We were just too close to the clubhouse that...

We were just too close to the clubhouse that trip, friend! Doug really *IS* a great guy, but must have caught some bitching from somebody else to come and bother us. Remember that he never asked me,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Hippy Biffday, ya youngster! :D :freaky:clap ...

Hippy Biffday, ya youngster! :D :freaky:clap

Ride swiftly, love wickedly, laugh loudly and don't give a second thought to those things that seem more difficult..... because so many other...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Yup, Safety First......

...... so no riding nekkid. That wind-burn can really ruin yer day.

:lol3

Welcome, new inmate. Now..... it's time for you to go get us all some bacon sammiches. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Friends welcome. And so are you. :lol3 ...

Friends welcome. And so are you. :lol3

The place is easy to find, there's even a map on their website. It's immediately south of what used to be Box Elder Golf Course. Hope to see ya there....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
First rule: Don't point it at me! :lol3 The rest...

First rule: Don't point it at me! :lol3 The rest we can work out, pleasantly.

:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Open invitation: Sporting Clays, anyone?

I'm planning on the next two weekends, spending some time, money and shotshells at Colorado Clays, east of Brighton. This will be an abbreviated version of my annual quail-hunt tuneup, and will most...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,632
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I believe that's a "meerschaum" pipe.

Hear ya go:

https://www.google.com/search?q=meerschaum+pipe&biw=1240&bih=879&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=s4wUVIeBIIaqyATY94LICw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg

Don't have one of those ornate ones to...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Duck_Pilot
More about the fuel....

Is your Ossa tuned for the avgas, and running well on it? That stuff burns differently, and caused detonation in my 2T roadracers that went away with pump premium. If yer engine is good running it,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,632
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Well understood. And thanks. Hell, if some Harley...

Well understood. And thanks. Hell, if some Harley - or even Zundapp - rider is a good match, I'd be thankful. Dunno about Prius drivers, though...... might implant some strange ideas in my noggin...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,632
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Not interested, personally...

..... but raising money for a good cause should allow for some variance in fashion sense. God bless 'em, and I wish 'em well. :thumb

That being said, if anybody hears about finding kidney...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I hunted dove for one weekend near Yuma, with my...

I hunted dove for one weekend near Yuma, with my brother who was living there. He got me going after Quail the next year, and have been hitting the same area north of Phoenix ever since. Got the...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By Duck_Pilot
2 problems......

...... trying to increase the stroke on any 2-T engine:

1): The port timing changes, and that changes all of the fuel flow functions on the engine. There may not enough metal to re-shape the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,812
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Your opinion, friend. Machines mechanically much...

Your opinion, friend. Machines mechanically much like this one were all over MRA racetracks here in Colorado. Ask Bruce Sass how fast a well-sorted Yama-Thumper can go...... or better yet, go watch a...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Looks nice! I like the chambers, but you'll be...

Looks nice! I like the chambers, but you'll be hanging-off like a monkey to keep from dragging 'em on corners. And I'd suggest getting some K&N filter pods..... the stacks look sexy, but you need...
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