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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 3,554,130
Posted By Tanshanomi
Yes, please! ...

Yes, please!

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,136
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://news.walmart.com/news-archive/2014/04/17/wa...

http://news.walmart.com/news-archive/2014/04/17/walmart-introduces-exclusive-money-transfer-service-cuts-fees-by-up-to-50-percent-for-customers
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,136
Posted By Tanshanomi
"I bought this bike with just 81 hundr — Oh,...

"I bought this bike with just 81 hundr — Oh, wait! There's an extra 1 all the way to the left I didn't notice! Crap!"

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,136
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_dMFR9xqTXKo_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_dMFR9xqTXKo_600x450.jpg

http://lawrence.craigslist.org/mcy/4911069265.html

Six grand for a 1999 Kawasaki Drifter 800 with 18K+...Wow, 7/8ths of what this bike...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-26-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 365,477
Posted By Tanshanomi
Hijera roadracer with Rotax's 500cc air-cooled...

Hijera roadracer with Rotax's 500cc air-cooled Type 486 (http://hooniverse.com/2011/02/08/rotax-type-486-the-greatest-motorcycle-engine-youve-never-heard-of/) engine.

This thing must have pulled...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 803,204
Posted By Tanshanomi
Just curious about your camera mount. Were these...

Just curious about your camera mount. Were these taken with a chest strap?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Tanshanomi
Yes, those are things I knew about. This photo...

Yes, those are things I knew about. This photo was taken when I first brought the bike home. The kickstart lever was just oriented on the splines wrong.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Tanshanomi
Unintentional Second Projects

How many of you have bought a bike specifically so you'd have something to ride while you continued slogging through that bogged-down restoration/repair/modification that's been moldering the back of...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanshanomi
Three months from today!

Three months from today!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 3,554,130
Posted By Tanshanomi
It's very pretty, but I'd have to move the...

It's very pretty, but I'd have to move the clip-ons above the top triple clamp and put some sort of a fender between the rear wheel and air filters.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 200,129
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://tanshanomi.com/temp/BoulevardS50-lexington-...

http://tanshanomi.com/temp/BoulevardS50-lexington-720x450.jpg

2009 Suzuki S50 Boulevard

Bought it brand new, strictly because I liked the way it felt sitting on it in the dealership [Even...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013...

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Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
I agree that Laverda triples are beautiful, but I...

I agree that Laverda triples are beautiful, but I don't think these later models are quite up to the level of the earlier Jota.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanshanomi
I understand — and thanks for being intrigued!

I understand — and thanks for being intrigued!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanshanomi
Your map did something funky leaving the KS...

Your map did something funky leaving the KS monument site (you can ride directly east to the highway) and technically, staying on 281 would take you through Jamestown ND, rather than around it, but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10,930
Views: 3,677,694
Posted By Tanshanomi
Just curious, how different is the riding...

Just curious, how different is the riding experience between the two, and do you have a favorite between them?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 3,554,130
Posted By Tanshanomi
Actually, someone ruined a perfectly good XV920R...

Actually, someone ruined a perfectly good XV920R — that's chain drive.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 803,204
Posted By Tanshanomi
Technically doesn't belong here, since there...

Technically doesn't belong here, since there ain't no motorbikes in it. But I figured it wouldn't do any harm to include it; maybe some folks will enjoy it. A few of us plains dwellers from Missouri...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
Not gonna happen. This thread is like a scab. You...

Not gonna happen. This thread is like a scab. You know that you should leave it well enough alone, but sooner or later you're not going to be able to resist the urge to pick at it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
I might get laughed off the stage here, but... ...

I might get laughed off the stage here, but...

I have always thought the the BSA SS-90 had spectacularly well sculpted lines all over it. The use of chrome and polished metal, all the curves and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9,634
Views: 1,608,756
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wsNParNfXVw/VO7sCci0WSI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-wsNParNfXVw/VO7sCci0WSI/AAAAAAAABzM/dVhKPpElJ64/s1600/MOTO+GUZZI+GINZA+1400.jpg

Mr. Bezzi sure has a way of making me want what I can't have.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
No it's more like getting excited about these...

No it's more like getting excited about these awesome full fairings.

https://canadaalive.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/mennonites.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
1,172.

1,172.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,700
Posted By Tanshanomi
We're 120 days out, and we've got 9 riders who...

We're 120 days out, and we've got 9 riders who say they're in.

http://tanshanomi.com/temp/animated/winners-party-its-happening.gif
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20,192
Views: 852,641
Posted By Tanshanomi
Question for long time Twin Cities riders: I...

Question for long time Twin Cities riders:

I used to frequent the First Thursday TCNOC meets, back when they were still held at Sterling Cycle on University. One time around 1985-86, a group of...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10,069
Views: 623,369
Posted By Tanshanomi
K-177 to K-4 between Wichita and Topeka is a...

K-177 to K-4 between Wichita and Topeka is a really nice ride. We like to go out on the first Saturday of the month and stay overnight in El Dorado. Then, head out Sunday morning to the Cassoday...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
I would say it is far from either.

I would say it is far from either.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 3,554,130
Posted By Tanshanomi
I have to wonder if the cumulative play with all...

I have to wonder if the cumulative play with all those series of joints and pivots would make the front end feel vague. I know that was one of the critiques of the first hub-center steered ELF X...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,634
Views: 1,608,756
Posted By Tanshanomi
They sound great, too. <iframe width="640"...

They sound great, too.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HcETnhna728" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,634
Views: 1,608,756
Posted By Tanshanomi
Today I want a big, beautiful, Eastern Bloc...

Today I want a big, beautiful, Eastern Bloc kettle drum! – SFM Junak M10 from Poland.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
Wow, is that sucking through a Weber DCOE? ...

Wow, is that sucking through a Weber DCOE?

http://media2.giphy.com/media/J8nXpRtaie7ny/200.gif
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9,634
Views: 1,608,756
Posted By Tanshanomi
Holy crap! That's Overdog! Never thought...

Holy crap! That's Overdog!

Never thought I'd ever see that on Ebay.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,593
Views: 3,554,130
Posted By Tanshanomi
A Horex Regina-based café racer, something I have...

A Horex Regina-based café racer, something I have always dreamed of doing.

http://www.oldtimer-markt.de/sites/default/files/imagecache/Lightbox_Image/horex_regina_racer.jpg
Forum: 2 smokers 01-29-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,046
Posted By Tanshanomi
Not mine in a million years, but worth sharing:...

Not mine in a million years, but worth sharing: Romero's "Astro Bitubo", a street-itized Astro with bifurcated expansion chamber. That chrome exhaust is just gorgeous.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
A racer, not a road-legal bike, so I know it...

A racer, not a road-legal bike, so I know it doesn't really apply, but the Ducati 125 Four has to be just about the best looking engine...
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
The Seca 650 Turbo pretty much incorporates every...

The Seca 650 Turbo pretty much incorporates every single gimmicky, spacey 1980s design trend into one giant ball of awkward. It is to motorcycles what aerosol Easy-Cheese is to gourmet food.
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
Perhaps it doesn't bother me because I am not...

Perhaps it doesn't bother me because I am not convinced there is or should be a single "best looking road bike of all time." I just like ruminating on the concept with others.
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
As noted earlier: 1959-60 Bultaco 101 Tralla S,...

As noted earlier: 1959-60 Bultaco 101 Tralla S, 125cc.

http://www.lamaneta.org/motoguapa/Carp%20CATALEGS%20Virtuals%20700%20pix/Bultaco%20Tralla%20S%20-%203.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
I'd have to point to the XN85 as being the...

I'd have to point to the XN85 as being the ultimate derivative of Muth's original Katana design language.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 987,696
Posted By Tanshanomi
Really? Honestly? I get that Guzzisti really love...

Really? Honestly? I get that Guzzisti really love these, and I understand why they're great bikes, but judging strictly on looks, it wouldn't even make my quarter-final round. There's nothing I...
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