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Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 206,083
Posted By Velocipede
Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super...

Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super Rocket.The gas tank looks like it came off a BSA Victor.
John
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By Velocipede
Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of...

Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of diaphragms could come in very handy.Carrying them saved my ass in 06 out in the middle of nowhere on my GSPD.You might also check the screws on top of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By Velocipede
A truly great rider,I used to love watching him...

A truly great rider,I used to love watching him on TV many years ago.

RIP Dave

john
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,706
Posted By Velocipede
Great report and pics.However I do think your...

Great report and pics.However I do think your memory may be playing tricks with you.Topes in Mexico and Spain are speed bumps in the road.The water crossings are called Vados.Both of them can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good...

Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good job I'm retired.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,526
Posted By Velocipede
This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good...

This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good advice here.

John :clap
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By Velocipede
I took my DR650 to southern California from...

I took my DR650 to southern California from Ontario Canada with one.No problems but I did beef up the centre area with 1/4"by 2" flat bar for peace of mind.
John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Velocipede
Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting. ...

Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,483
Posted By Velocipede
Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great...

Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great pictures.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By Velocipede
There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE] ...

There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE]

I have a rusty old chain he can have.:evil

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By Velocipede
I totally agree. John

I totally agree.

John
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,947
Posted By Velocipede
When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place...

When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place what was once the bark side to the top to minimise cupping.The same as you would do if building a deck.You could also use 'H' section aluminum to place...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,947
Posted By Velocipede
Darn fine report Nick.Its an area I've never been...

Darn fine report Nick.Its an area I've never been to,really interesting.

John
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 37,466
Posted By Velocipede
I can't believe that I've just discovered this...

I can't believe that I've just discovered this thread.I toured Ireland in 2010 on a BMW K75s and after looking at all the photos of this beautiful island its obvious to me that I didn't even scratch...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Velocipede
You all should check out Frog Specialties.They...

You all should check out Frog Specialties.They are out of Torrance CA,I bought a screen for my GSPD from them for not a lot of money.I think it was maybe $120 and is a very nice quality product.Made...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 67,052
Posted By Velocipede
What bike?

What bike?
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 156,880
Posted By Velocipede
Nice article in Real Classic Nick about your MG...

Nice article in Real Classic Nick about your MG Eldorado,oh and you of course.:clap

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Velocipede
I remember walking out to the little castle as a...

I remember walking out to the little castle as a youngster many years ago.It was full of empty Newcastle Brown Ale bottles in wooden crates.:huh

That is a nice Beeza,do you know where the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Velocipede
Totally correct!!If you use it you will regret...

Totally correct!!If you use it you will regret it.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,851
Posted By Velocipede
Most enjoyable Kev,as usual.The next time I'm...

Most enjoyable Kev,as usual.The next time I'm over I really must try to get to a few swap meets.

That NORBSA looked very tasty.I would have to work hard to resist the temptation to make an...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Velocipede
I second that for sure. John

I second that for sure.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,371
Posted By Velocipede
You know Kev,Nick makes a good point,I would buy...

You know Kev,Nick makes a good point,I would buy one for sure.It would probably cost a fortune to make it fly though.:deal

John
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for the great photos Kev as always.A...

Thanks for the great photos Kev as always.A Vincent trials bike,thats the first I've ever seen.:huh
John
Forum: Canada 01-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By Velocipede
I filled up an hour ago in Quartzsite Arizona...

I filled up an hour ago in Quartzsite Arizona with my Visa Scotia Card,No problem,I didn't even have to enter a phoney Zip as I have done in the past.
Maybe the US gas companies have seen the light....
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 67,716
Posted By Velocipede
What great news that is.You must have gone into...

What great news that is.You must have gone into surgery with some trepidation knowing how back surgery can go.I'm very pleased for you.

John:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By Velocipede
IIRC they could be had in a three or four wheel...

IIRC they could be had in a three or four wheel configuration in the UK.The three wheel model could have the reverse gear blanked off so that it could be used by those with only a motorcycle license...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,075
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for the info Kev.Now to drop a gentle hint...

Thanks for the info Kev.Now to drop a gentle hint to my daughter what a perfect Xmas present it will make.
John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,075
Posted By Velocipede
That looks like Daisy lurking in the...

That looks like Daisy lurking in the background.Tell Graham to get his column in Real Classic on the go again.A lot of readers miss his writing,me included.

John
Forum: Canada 11-18-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,896
Views: 156,880
Posted By Velocipede
Didn't get one Nick.I need to get out more. ...

Didn't get one Nick.I need to get out more.

John:cry
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Velocipede
[QUOTE=supershaft;22785328] False neutrals? A...

[QUOTE=supershaft;22785328]
False neutrals? A lot of times when I get into one I SAFELY pull over to a stop. Otherwise you often have to GRIND it back in.

Wel SS, its like ME109 says if you...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,768
Posted By Velocipede
Check out www.frogspecialties.com...

Check out www.frogspecialties.com (http://www.frogspecialties.com) .I bought a screen for my 89 GSPD from them,I think it was around $100.IIRC they sell them in diferent heights and clear or smoked....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,815
Posted By Velocipede
Your Dad should be proud of what he has...

Your Dad should be proud of what he has created,especially that it is all reversable.I like the rear brake and gear shift levers and the rear sets, stylish and solid.I'm not a lover of the exhaust...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,317
Posted By Velocipede
Really great site,thanks for sharing it Kev.It...

Really great site,thanks for sharing it Kev.It mentions two times that the Triumph is a 333cc motor.Whats all that about,I know he rode a Trophy but was it sleeved down?:huh

John
Forum: Canada 11-10-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 15,290
Posted By Velocipede
Same here,pumps up real easy and I like it a...

Same here,pumps up real easy and I like it a lot,wish I had bought one years ago.No more kneeling down on cold garage floors.

John
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By Velocipede
Listen to the man,good advice.:clap John

Listen to the man,good advice.:clap
John
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,006
Posted By Velocipede
Glad you asked Kev:clap.All being well I will be...

Glad you asked Kev:clap.All being well I will be riding my new to me 07 Yamaha XT225 in deepest darkest Arizona.I just picked it up today and if anyone is interested it is featured on page 549 of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Rex
Views: 706
Posted By Velocipede
Looks a lot like the great Sammy Miller's...

Looks a lot like the great Sammy Miller's museum.I always make a point of going there whenever I'm back in England.I even got to have a little chat with him last time I was there,made my day.

John
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10,834
Views: 1,566,330
Posted By Velocipede
250 pros vs 225 -Fuel injection on the new ones...

250 pros vs 225
-Fuel injection on the new ones
-about 10% more torque
-bit more power
-parts availability for years to come.

Thanks for the comments guys.I am leaning toward the XT250,I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10,834
Views: 1,566,330
Posted By Velocipede
XT225 vs XT250

Forgive me if this question has been discussed already on the XT225 thread.What are the pros and cons re the XT225 vs the XT250?

I already own a DR650 but I'm heading to Arizona this coming...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,337
Posted By Velocipede
An excellent restoration and $300 well spent.You...

An excellent restoration and $300 well spent.You should feel very proud of your work.:clap

John
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