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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Ricardito
thank you for the tips regarding the av gas...

thank you for the tips regarding the av gas shortcomings. It does seem that the low rpm hickups began when I started using it. My intent was to avoid gumming up the works over winter storage. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11,935
Views: 1,498,843
Posted By Ricardito
6 Nortons for sale!

Can't believe there are no fewer than 6 Nortons for sale currently on the Denver CL. Some pricier than others, but plenty to choose from, though no electric starts that I recall. When I wanted one...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Ricardito
Need Ducati desmo tech in Longmont

Guys,
I have a nice little Ducati 750 Paso that has taken to spitting, coughing and idling poorly once it's fully warmed up. It has Mikunis (tossed the Weber), starts instantly when cold and runs...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
So, Assfault, is it Brighton Radiator & Muffler...

So, Assfault, is it Brighton Radiator & Muffler on 267 N Main (303/835-1655)? I found several in the Brighton area and want to make double-dog sure I'm headed for the right place.
TIA
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
ooooooh good! just what I was looking for. May be...

ooooooh good! just what I was looking for. May be a little out of the way, but it's an excuse to cruise out there from Longmont. Besides, we need to support our fellow riders. Thank you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
I can now tell you why radiator shops go out of...

I can now tell you why radiator shops go out of business. NAPA sold me a new replacement radiator for the Buick for $130: plastic/composite side tanks with aluminum core, lifetime warranty (free...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
Rats! I guess, I'll next try AAA Radiator...

Rats! I guess, I'll next try AAA Radiator Repair, they claim they've been in business for a coon's age.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
I'll swing by tomorrow with one of the radiators...

I'll swing by tomorrow with one of the radiators and see what kind of reception I get. Hopefully I can find the location easily enough and all will go well after that.
thanks for your response
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By Ricardito
Radiator repair in Longmont

Guys,
Need the name of a good, reliable, old fashioned radiator repair shop in Longmont. Wifey's Buick and my vintage Benz need leaks repaired/soldered and I'm probably not good enough to tackle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Ricardito
city water. automatic. eight stations. big leak...

city water. automatic. eight stations. big leak somewhere. control box wiring a real mess. too many hours wasted already chasing my tail.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Ricardito
somebody, anybody, nobody? Are you telling me...

somebody, anybody, nobody? Are you telling me that I have to go back to moving hoses around?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11,935
Views: 1,498,843
Posted By Ricardito
Allstate 125

did you look at the little red Allstate? I've been thinking that it's probably my size and it reminds me of my high-school days when two strokes roamed the Rockies. seems a little pricey though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Ricardito
Longmont sprinkler tech needed

Spring is here (maybe), so I need to face up to the fact that I need expert/professional help to get my yard sprinkler systems to work well (predictably and reliably) for the coming season. Any such...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,935
Views: 1,498,843
Posted By Ricardito
1987 Moto Guzzi LeMans IV SE

Guys,
this Guzzi is mine. Thank you for reposting my ad here, I tried earlier but couldn't get pics up. At any rate, I just turned 70 and my long riding days are nearly over. It's a beautiful...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
too scary, good thing it's been sold, besides,...

too scary, good thing it's been sold, besides, I'm only interested in a roadster, coupe doesn't do it for me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
MGA in SF

been keepin' my eye on that one for some time. IMHO overpriced by several $$$$ which probably explains why it's been for sale for a couple of months. But I do agree that it looks very nice (except...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14,760
Views: 2,174,731
Posted By Ricardito
mustang books

I'll take them. sent you a PM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
It's probably the red 1958 which has been on...

It's probably the red 1958 which has been on their website on and off for a while. The car is pretty needy, especially the scary rocker panels (perforated with rust), wrong drivetrain, wrong...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
apparently nobody's serious about selling their...

apparently nobody's serious about selling their mga. Must be attributable to the Denver donkeys unanticipated and--for some--unimaginable loss.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11,935
Views: 1,498,843
Posted By Ricardito
rickman metisse

so, is $15K a fair price for the '72 Rickman Triumph Metisse? If the bike is a 1972 Rickman is it OK for it to have a '73 motor? I know they're rare (300) and this one looks to be totally restored,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
Mga

thank you very much for all the useful comments. I intend to follow up and see where they lead. For starters, A1One, I sent you a PM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
Miata won't do. Gotta be the real thing.

Miata won't do. Gotta be the real thing.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Ricardito
MGA--looking to buy

Guys,
I (think) that I want to buy an MG-A. Been looking for a while but have only found one locally that does not appeal. I'd like to find one in CO or within a day's drive of metro Denver. If it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ricardito
Omi, Thanks for the encouraging response. I'll...

Omi,
Thanks for the encouraging response. I'll keep my fingers crossed until you can tell me more. As for the blue girl's bike on CL...I saw it last night also but, again, would rather not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ricardito
Mike, thank you for posting my pics! As I said...

Mike, thank you for posting my pics!
As I said earlier, the correct fender is the front one now on the bike. The rear one obviously is not. So, again, please let me know if you have, or know of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ricardito
See my last reply. yep, live on the outskirts of...

See my last reply. yep, live on the outskirts of Longmont, on Niwot Road.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ricardito
Guzzino rear fender

I will try to post pics of the littlest Guzzi. Hope I can, hope I can.....
I tried but couldn't. If someone wants to help I can email a pic and that person can perhaps upload it for all to see. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Ricardito
WTB: balloon bicycle rear fender

Guys,
I'm working on an old bike (1948 65cc. Guzzino ) and need a rear fender to complete the project. A rear fender from a 26" balloon tire bicycle with the 26x2.125 wheel size is a perfect fit. At...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Ricardito
Steambike, Ok, finally found these on side of...

Steambike,
Ok, finally found these on side of bottom storage drawer as you suggested

MODEL 790.75403500
SERIAL NF74614088

I unplugged, reconnected, but clock still flashes time. This means...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Ricardito
thanks for the replies. the google directions...

thanks for the replies. the google directions don't apply since it's a different model number--either older or newer, don't know.

The model number is 790.7540 according to the instruction manual....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Ricardito
appliance repairman in Longmont

Guys,
I can fix a lot of things, but wifey's Kenmore ELITE series gas range has me stumped. It's only 3-4 yrs old. Neither one of us can reset the electronic control panel, so it just beeps back at...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-21-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,114
Posted By Ricardito
Found one!

Found a nice original 1972 250 Sherpa T twenty miles from my house yesterday. Bought it on the spot. Will spend the weekend cleaning and checking it out. Word certainly gets around fast at Adventure...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-20-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,114
Posted By Ricardito
looking for Sherpa T

Looking for a complete, running (easy starting?) Sherpa T in the Longmont CO area. Any leads? Any for sale by inmates? Willing to pay premium price for premium bike. Email me at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ricardito
thank you both. Earl's in Boulder used to be a...

thank you both. Earl's in Boulder used to be a good source, now in a new location they deal only with new equipment (STIHL)--no older parts or brands (Tecumseh, Clinton, Power Products). Bought a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ricardito
lawnmower shop in Longmont?

Any recommendations as to an old style lawnmower and small engine repair shop in the Longmont vicinity? I need carb parts for my Techcumseh 3.5 hp edger--maybe another carburetor (used).
thanks for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Ricardito
Bullseye! thank you for getting me there.

Bullseye! thank you for getting me there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Ricardito
NX 250 front tire size

My 1988 Honda NX 250 came with a 90/100-19 front tire. It's waaaay overdue for a replacement (only 6K mi) and I'm not having any luck finding an exact fit. The rim size is 1.85x19. What is the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Ricardito
was able to find a manual online. The most likely...

was able to find a manual online. The most likely culprit: three small allen head screws which have sheared off on the leftmost notched collar. Impossible to get to without removing motor and rope...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Ricardito
jw, thanks for your reply. your diagnosis is...

jw,
thanks for your reply. your diagnosis is very good but the collar (which has the safety pin through it) does slide to the right and to the left and the main shaft turns both to close the cover...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Ricardito
longmont area pool tech

guys,
got a house full of visiting relatives and I can't get my pool cover to open. It closes but will not open and the guy who usually fixes is away for 1 week to a family reunion. the cover is a...
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