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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:39 PM
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Posted By nick949eldo
Ouch! Fortunately, the remaining gears still...

Ouch! Fortunately, the remaining gears still look pretty good.

Nick
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
...oh yes........

.............and you should get someone to take you and Anne out in a canoe, if only for a while https://youtu.be/daEdoR8VOdg (https://youtu.be/daEdoR8VOdg)...

Perhaps me, if you pass this way on...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
What you describe classes as filtering and it's a...

What you describe classes as filtering and it's a no-no. It's daft, I know, but with the inattentive nimrods on the road here, it does make sense. You just have to be patient and wait your turn. ...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By nick949eldo
Nice bikes Kev - and the right kind of dog (my...

Nice bikes Kev - and the right kind of dog (my GSD is currently pushing 13!)

Nick
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
Riding tips

As I was out early this morning, a few things crossed my mind:

1) School busses. When the lights are flashing YOU SHALL NOT PASS (in either direction - very hefty fines).

2) Filtering. DON'T,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Breakfast ride this morning

Breakfast ride - about 7am.

Narrows Lock, Rideau Lakes, Ontario

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/nf/may24_2015_1.jpg

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/nf/may24_2015_2.jpg
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Forum: Canada 05-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 203,218
Posted By nick949eldo
a few from this morning

Breakfast ride - about 7am.

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/nf/may24_2015_1.jpg

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/nf/may24_2015_2.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
It went over my head too. I'd already forgotten...

It went over my head too. I'd already forgotten that I'd relieved it of it's clothing.

Leafman - you shouldn't dangle challenges like that. I might just have to surprise you:evil

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Have you been talking to my family or work-mates?...

Have you been talking to my family or work-mates? I do view clothing as somewhat optional :eek1 (a hang-over from archaeo-commune days in Norfolk), much to the disgust of my children: "Dad, put some...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,537
Posted By nick949eldo
Don't forget the head bolt that is hidden beneath...

Don't forget the head bolt that is hidden beneath that big nut between the rocker arms. It takes a really large hex key, once you have the cover nut off. And the one by the spark plug hole. 6 head...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Doing it right is undoubtedly better and they...

Doing it right is undoubtedly better and they will need replacing eventually - but this will do me for now. I'm cheap!

Nick
Forum: Canada 05-18-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9,843
Views: 692,297
Posted By nick949eldo
Is one supposed to have some kind of trail permit...

Is one supposed to have some kind of trail permit for the K & P?

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
No fooling! That's precisely why I stopped. ...

No fooling! That's precisely why I stopped. :evil

On the previous day I had pulled the clutch, cleaned the plates, gave then a very slight scuffing, then reassembled, putting a thin washer in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
A short NF ride

A short ride to the Ontario Guzzi riders burger meet.
About 220 miles there and back - almost all like this:

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/nf/may17_2015_5.jpg
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Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
Yes Dave, astonishingly even the blackflies have...

Yes Dave, astonishingly even the blackflies have a hard time gnawing through the windows of your truck.:rofl

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 284,795
Posted By nick949eldo
Saturday morning ride - 750S

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/may9_2015_8.jpg

more at: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26751380&postcount=3140

Nick
Forum: Canada 05-09-2015, 11:24 AM
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Views: 203,218
Posted By nick949eldo
Saturday morning ride

435 kms (270 miles). No traffic. Pleasant scenery. Great bike. Good day! :clapNow it's time for: :beer

here's the route: https://goo.gl/maps/MFMZQ

Nick

Setting out at about 6.30AM...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
Yes - they have. My view through the visor from...

Yes - they have. My view through the visor from this morning's ride.

Nickhttp://www.adamsheritage.info/images/may9_2015_1.jpg
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
I'm looking forward to it. I've been...

I'm looking forward to it.

I've been terrifying Austin and Anne with a little 'bug awareness' but they may think I'm pulling their legs. They're fresh meat and susceptible to bites.

Advise and...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Great pictures LFmn. Lovely scenery and roads. ...

Great pictures LFmn. Lovely scenery and roads. Looks as though you had a good time. How's that Stelvio on the forest road?

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Getting naked for the weekend

I had to remove the leg shields and air box in order to retorque the head bolts and adjust the valve clearances. *I like the look of that idiosyncratic engine sitting there, all naked and exposed.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,095
Views: 849,092
Posted By nick949eldo
Saturday morning ride

A little bit of Eastern Ontario back road riding on my 1974 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone.

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Hey LFm - I think that speedometer is in...

Hey LFm - I think that speedometer is in kilometeres per hour! :rofl
There's no way a Euro speedo would have registered up to 160 mph.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By nick949eldo
Yes, just for a little way then joins up with...

Yes, just for a little way then joins up with Desert Lake Road after about a kilometre. It's a cottage road really.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By nick949eldo
It almost always starts first kick. I think it's...

It almost always starts first kick. I think it's because it's in such a soft state of tune - that and the colossal flywheel that keeps the engine spinning as soon as it has any momentum.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By nick949eldo
Saturday Ride Video - Little Long Lake etc.

Saturday morning (Little Long Lake, James Wilson Road, Desert Lake Road etc.) in Eastern Ontario on 1974 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone.

Nick

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Here you go Leafman60. It's the best I could...

Here you go Leafman60. It's the best I could cobble together today.

Nick

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Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,861
Posted By nick949eldo
We only went as far as Mirage - which is the ONLY...

We only went as far as Mirage - which is the ONLY outfitter open on the Trans Taiga. It's more remote than the Trans-Lab and unpaved, unlike the JBR. You have to ride almost the whole of the JBR...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,861
Posted By nick949eldo
Like this: ...

Like this:
http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/tt/ttinland.jpg

Along the Trans-Taiga. May 21st 2014 (although admittedly, the roads were fine even if some of the water was a bit stiff.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
You're always welcome Jim. Nick

You're always welcome Jim.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 284,795
Posted By nick949eldo
72 Eldorado

Devil Lake, Frontenac County, Ontario April 15th 2015

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/apr15_2015_3.jpg

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/381.jpg ...

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/381.jpg

:rofl Just kidding - this is along the James Bay Road.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 203,218
Posted By nick949eldo
Done! :D Nick

Done! :D

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
I like the big, ugly, heavy belt driven...

I like the big, ugly, heavy belt driven electricity making thingy that site above the flywheel. It's completely trouble free. It may weight half a ton, but this ain't no rocket ship.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
I've got to put the wheel back on securely first...

I've got to put the wheel back on securely first - but OK :p3rry

It may be a little while............
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Terrific stuff Lfmn. Many thanks for all the...

Terrific stuff Lfmn. Many thanks for all the work on our behalf.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 131,881
Posted By nick949eldo
Weight reduction

I lost 10lbs hiking in the UK in March. The change was enough that the NF's extra power tore the rear wheel right out of the slots :rofl

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
One day the US will catch up with the rest of the...

One day the US will catch up with the rest of the world and use chip and pin!

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,603
Posted By nick949eldo
Austin - you ride in the UK. Montreal is...

Austin - you ride in the UK. Montreal is nothing!

Nick

PS. One thing I forgot to mention, and I'm not to sure of the statutory regulations, but I think it's some kind of an offence to ride...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,999
Posted By nick949eldo
I've ridden thousands of kilometres in Quebec on...

I've ridden thousands of kilometres in Quebec on an old, loud bike. The only time I had any contact with the SQ was when my electrics got slush-soaked along a busy section of divided highway near the...
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