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Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 280,841
Posted By thumpism
Hello, fellow Westfalia owner. Also, that...

Hello, fellow Westfalia owner.

Also, that must be the gas cap featured in the thread on auxiliary fuel tanks. Interesting setup.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,899
Posted By thumpism
True. I put a set on these on a van and it sounds...

True. I put a set on these on a van and it sounds like a '70s Caddy.
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,519
Posted By thumpism
Sorry for what happened to him. You could not...

Sorry for what happened to him. You could not have made him a more skilled or better equipped rider. He was responsible for his own approach to riding, but it's still a shame when things like this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,950
Posted By thumpism
There was one in pretty decent shape in a local...

There was one in pretty decent shape in a local junkyard on the bones of a CX500. I was tempted to get both the fairing and the mount "just in case" but saned up and just brought home my Vanagon...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,322
Posted By thumpism
What he said. Unless the tank is full of cash...

What he said. Unless the tank is full of cash (ala Easy Rider) this is a fool's errand.

But good luck if you decide to go through with it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,703
Posted By thumpism
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,408
Views: 1,993,246
Posted By thumpism
PO of mine did the same thing with a SuperTrapp.

PO of mine did the same thing with a SuperTrapp.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By thumpism
Bob's BMW in Jessup MD still shows Krauser bags...

Bob's BMW in Jessup MD still shows Krauser bags on its web page and that is where I got my keys long ago. Worth a look and a call. Those keys went with the bags and the bike they were on last year.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,416,611
Posted By thumpism
I know those roads! I used to rep in the bicycle...

I know those roads! I used to rep in the bicycle business and would occasionally do my route on my motorcycle, using the roads you mentioned and many others out that way. Nice riding. Some days I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,780
Posted By thumpism
At least he did not chop the Buell.

At least he did not chop the Buell.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 82,780
Posted By thumpism
Neither will this: ...

Neither will this:

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4569332971.html

Buell Thunderbolt - CHASSIS no motor - $750 (Richmond) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
Got a Sportster motor lying around?

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4569332971.html

Buell Thunderbolt - CHASSIS no motor - $750 (Richmond) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By thumpism
The CBX of that era used the SuperSport fairing...

The CBX of that era used the SuperSport fairing but Honda also made an Interstate fairing, which is likely the one found on the C bikes. No idea about whether either one fits a 650 but with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By thumpism
Man, I think I've actually been in that store. It...

Man, I think I've actually been in that store. It was a driving trip and we were on the way to Sooke.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15,362
Views: 8,876,074
Posted By thumpism
If you're referring to the movie, that was...

If you're referring to the movie, that was "Bullitt."
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 233,826
Posted By thumpism
Heat gun worked on the faded green plastics on my...

Heat gun worked on the faded green plastics on my old KLR650 but the effect was short-lived. I probably should have treated the plastics with something at the time but, hey, it was a KLR...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4470916984.html...

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4470916984.html

1977 Yamaha 750 2D - $800 (mechanicsville, VA) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,458
Posted By thumpism
A nice one turned up at our local monthly bike...

A nice one turned up at our local monthly bike gathering on Sunday. Glad to see an unmolested example in use. There's another locally on CL that has had the good fortune to have been bobbed. I'd pay...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
Nice Sabre in Virginia, in the shadow of the BRP!

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4445210323.html

HONDA SABRE - $975 (Waynesboro ) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00101_6tuUMNz03yK_600x450.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 165,124
Posted By thumpism
Did you get the one on the Richmond CL this week?...

Did you get the one on the Richmond CL this week? If so, good grab.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By thumpism
If you got the MAC, then take the time and...

If you got the MAC, then take the time and expense to have it ceramic coated. I regret not having done that for mine but riding season was upon me. You know how it is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By thumpism
Yeah, I saw a red '96 for $1900 locally a couple...

Yeah, I saw a red '96 for $1900 locally a couple of days ago and it vanished almost immediately.

My own '89 has taken a beating but still works fine. I commute on it but find it uninspiring. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,487
Posted By thumpism
For sale locally on CL

1965 Honda S65 - $400 (Woodland Heights) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00F0F_cdCadPdSUNL_600x450.jpg
</FIGURE>
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 214,131
Posted By thumpism
Is this guy dreaming?

Honda Motorcycle - $3500 (Chester) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_ku1OVvwRMsz_600x450.jpg
</FIGURE>
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
Not for sale, but a damned good CL motorcycle ad.

STOLEN 66' Honda Cub - $100 (JACKSON WARD) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_6rmVa7Wde9G_600x450.jpg
</FIGURE>
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 214,131
Posted By thumpism
What the young generation is up to...

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4379456956.html

Project: Stretched 2006 Honda Ruckus - $2000 (Colonial heights ) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
GS850G with full Vetter gruppo in VA

Looks like one from an earlier post of mine that the then-buyer is now reselling. It was an hour away from me the first time and now it is three times as far, so I'm unlikely to get it for the second...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,580
Posted By thumpism
Good fix, but speaking as a guy with a beard you...

Good fix, but speaking as a guy with a beard you could have quit shaving.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,482
Posted By thumpism
I just bought a trailer and cannot wait for the...

I just bought a trailer and cannot wait for the opportunity to do something as dumb.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,378
Posted By thumpism
Yeah, I noticed when trying on the other modular...

Yeah, I noticed when trying on the other modular under consideration, the Scorpion 900 Transformer, that its XL fit me as the HJC did. That one may be available in a 3XL; I have not checked. That...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,378
Posted By thumpism
I finally retired my old Shoei full face after it...

I finally retired my old Shoei full face after it hit the ground with my head in it, replaced it with a modular and will never go back. Wearing eyeglasses will make the decision for you, greatly...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
I really like the "Needs...Exhaust Wrapped." ...

I really like the "Needs...Exhaust Wrapped."

Exhaust wrap might be desirable, but what it NEEDS is chain lube.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 40,907
Posted By thumpism
Did anyone else notice the chopped Volvo in this...

Did anyone else notice the chopped Volvo in this photo?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,487
Posted By thumpism
For sale locally. Not mine.

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4350135061.html


1967 honda p50 $500 - $500 (midlothian) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_gDrQgCkyRAS_600x450.jpg ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
Little old Hondas in Central Virginia

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4350135061.html


1967 honda p50 $500 - $500 (midlothian) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_gDrQgCkyRAS_600x450.jpg ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
VTR250 in Central Virginia

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4317810929.html


1990 Honda VTR 250 - $1000 <SECTION class=userbody>

<SECTION id=postingbody>about 7k miles

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 1,329,003
Posted By thumpism
This XS650 with a Tracy body is for sale...

This XS650 with a Tracy body is for sale hereabouts and looks like the basis for a rare and fine street tracker.


http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4321224274.html

1972 xs650, 70s...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,430
Posted By thumpism
Tracy-bodied XS650 in Southcentral VA!!

Looks like a great street tracker beginning.

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4321224274.html

1972 xs650, 70s survivor. reduced price - $1300 (Danville, will meet) <SECTION...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,418
Posted By thumpism
Needs knobbies.

Needs knobbies.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,717
Views: 1,329,003
Posted By thumpism
Good move replacing the 16" rear wheel. So many...

Good move replacing the 16" rear wheel. So many jobs using the Special are ruined by the wrong look of that stock wheel.
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