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Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I don't see the need to come down on the guy. In...

I don't see the need to come down on the guy. In a world where most people can't change a tire and few people know which end of a hammer to hold, the fact that he's willing to experiment and maybe...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I think it pivots on bicycle-type head tube...

I think it pivots on bicycle-type head tube bearings on the tube just below the handlebars. Basically, the whole front assembly including the two sets of forks all pivot as a unit.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
What? Ride a Harley?

What? Ride a Harley?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Departing Venice Beach sometime Thursday. No...

Departing Venice Beach sometime Thursday. No detailed plans but happy to meet up with a group going in the same general direction.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Sort of true, as there's only a single item...

Sort of true, as there's only a single item missing: a complete CT70 in reasonable condition. When you're done, you'll have a CT70 plus some spare parts.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Likewise.

Likewise.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I have lots of class, most of it low. :deal

I have lots of class, most of it low.

:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Just drove up to Utah today for the week, which...

Just drove up to Utah today for the week, which is why I can't make the noob rally. Stopped in Baker on the way. 90 and windy. Parked at a gas station next to a bunch of guys on their GS's, Teneres...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
No. It's a "custom perforated fender...

No. It's a "custom perforated fender support."
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Sadly, can't make the noobs rally even though I...

Sadly, can't make the noobs rally even though I is one. But I did just complete my WARPED registration after many hours of trying to get Paypal to admit that yes I exist, yes I have a real SSN, yes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
It's a forest service fire lookout tower. The...

It's a forest service fire lookout tower. The microwave stuff that happens to be on the same peak is unrelated.

The lettering on the side is the lookout designation, and refers to the name of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,530
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Oh, and don't worry about what the "real"...

Oh, and don't worry about what the "real" aviation industry does (jets and turboprop). Turbines spinning in oil-pressurized bearings that pretty much ensure they're in a continuously flowing film of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,530
Posted By MichaelInVenice
As somebody else said, the newest piston aviation...

As somebody else said, the newest piston aviation engine design is older than the CB175 that I'm working on in the garage. All air cooled, use leaded high-octane fuel at high compressions, and higher...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
So, just tried to sign up. Is Thursday night...

So, just tried to sign up.

Is Thursday night now completely unavailable? Or just the early bird rate? In which case is there some other rate available elsewhere?

Please advise. I can always...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Suzuki SV650 Street Fighter - TRADE for cruiser -...

Suzuki SV650 Street Fighter - TRADE for cruiser - $1 (Eagle Rock) (http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/4932382605.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_jDvTxOLG5BP_600x450.jpg

Nothing...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
1976 Honda Elsnore - $1200 (torrance)...

1976 Honda Elsnore - $1200 (torrance) (http://http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/4932455146.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00b0b_dSIFmIEdvR6_600x450.jpg

"It starts needs some tlc"
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Some people can't see what's in front of them no...

Some people can't see what's in front of them no matter what. Mostly because they're not looking. There can be a downside for the individual, though arguably not for the gene pool.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
My official source says 6155. Keep in mind,...

My official source says 6155.

Keep in mind, there are two locations in the general SoCal area with the same name, so be careful which you Google. (Only one is road-accessible.)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
If you look at the full-resolution image you'll...

If you look at the full-resolution image you'll find a clue or two that will help narrow your search. (Not the flickr page or exif data, the high-res image itself, which you can view on the flickr...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
The first clue is actually a bit misleading....

The first clue is actually a bit misleading. You'd have to be coming from a particular direction and interested in taking the scenic route.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Hmmm, I've been reading the same thread, and my...

Hmmm, I've been reading the same thread, and my impression is that you are mistaken for using the term "organized."

I've still got to clear the dates, but if I go it'll be on my Tiger 800 Roadie...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Click through to the high-res version and there's...

Click through to the high-res version and there's some more information in there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Kind of a fruity place.

Kind of a fruity place.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Looks like a Google translate. Probably from...

Looks like a Google translate. Probably from somebody who doesn't write in his own language very well.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
"Be prepared to get lots of attention while...

"Be prepared to get lots of attention while riding this beast."

I guess people laughing at you does qualify as "attention."
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I'll be the noob at the back of the pack, and...

I'll be the noob at the back of the pack, and I'll be recovering from a 100k bicycle jaunt through wine country the day before, but it sounds worthwhile.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-08-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,200
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Yeah, should be fine. Guys run air-cooled dirt...

Yeah, should be fine. Guys run air-cooled dirt bikes in those conditions all the time and those are typically punished a lot more than a CB750 on the highway at normal speeds. As somebody else noted,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 223,251
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Was up in Griffith Park on a night ride. Wasn't...

Was up in Griffith Park on a night ride. Wasn't really planning on photos, but made some anyway. Had to park the bike a ways away from the observatory so nothing with the bike in them.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
That too. Weird groups with names like...

That too. Weird groups with names like alt.sex.midget.porn for people to peruse. As digitized photos came along they added newsgroups for those too, with even stupider names like...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
"stut" is to "stunt" what "stret" is to "street"...

"stut" is to "stunt" what "stret" is to "street" and "faigther" is to "fighter."

Make your own judgement about what the mangling of such common words says about the person who is selling it, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
My history of such things started before there...

My history of such things started before there were videos.

And before there were videos, there were innocent looking links like this one http://www.disney.com (http://www.wikipedia.org) that...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,891
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Just sold decades of accumulated Nikon SLR stuff...

Just sold decades of accumulated Nikon SLR stuff because I realized that the sheer bulk and weight of it all was actually preventing me from using it. There was a time and a place when all that...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
bobber - $4500 ...

bobber - $4500

http://images.craigslist.org/00u0u_fwsrZHB1b4x_600x450.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/00y0y_jcEgV97jmd4_600x450.jpg

1994 Honda Shadow 600 hardtail. Runs great. One of a kind...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
As I said, it seems familiar. Very familiar.

As I said, it seems familiar. Very familiar.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I'm used to hanging out in the kinds of places...

I'm used to hanging out in the kinds of places where people trick you into looking at midget porn. Which may be why this seems so familiar.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 42,270
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Didn't have to look it up. I was unfairly...

Didn't have to look it up. I was unfairly introduced to that genre by a prank many years ago. There are unfortunately many things in life that you just can't un-see.

BTW, I'm relatively new here....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Why is it that whenever I hear the word "morons"...

Why is it that whenever I hear the word "morons" that's exactly the clip that pops into my head?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
Not a bad bike, but I've seen them for between a...

Not a bad bike, but I've seen them for between a quarter and a third of that price.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,060
Posted By MichaelInVenice
If you travel around the US, this one will...

If you travel around the US, this one will probably be a low point on your journey.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 359,554
Posted By MichaelInVenice
I think it's mostly the "self glorifying...

I think it's mostly the "self glorifying weirdos," who may at times intersect with other groups, but don't necessarily define them. The same people who have to post 20 selfies a day and a photo of...
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