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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,532
Posted By bomberdave
there's a loose connection in one of the...

there's a loose connection in one of the connectors you jiggled. you "fixed it", it worked, then the wires relaxed back to their resting shape, and then opened the circuit again.

i betcha $1
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 05:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,532
Posted By bomberdave
suzuki electrical connectors are notorious for...

suzuki electrical connectors are notorious for causing trouble- i would give every connection going in and out of the suspect relay careful scrutiny - be as suspicious of the connector as the...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,886
Posted By bomberdave
as a fellow indian rider i'm curious to know how...

as a fellow indian rider i'm curious to know how your clutch failed. hope it's not to serious and get well soon
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,165
Posted By bomberdave
ok, i get it, everybody put down your pitchforks...

ok, i get it, everybody put down your pitchforks and extinguish your torches. nobody likes armor-all. i guess i'm ready to join your hate group.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,165
Posted By bomberdave
does armor-all go bad?

i wiped down my truck dash and door panels yesterday and now my cab smells like a gym bag full of sweaty jock straps. WTF? it ain't subtle.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-27-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,859
Posted By bomberdave
got 620 miles on my rigid indian this past...

got 620 miles on my rigid indian this past weekend. one night "primitive" camping in the green mountain national forest, one night in the white mountains in a cushy campground. am i beat up and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,859
Posted By bomberdave
what's fun about a hard tail? well it's not...

what's fun about a hard tail? well it's not really that it's a hard tail, it's the whole old bike package. it's more chalanging to ride in almost every way, but i enjoy that next level of engagement...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,859
Posted By bomberdave
insightful commentary

insightful commentary
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,859
Posted By bomberdave
i ride a rigid leaf spring fork Indian. in new...

i ride a rigid leaf spring fork Indian. in new England. on a fair amount of dirt and gravel which is often in better shape than the old secondary roads we prefer.

honestly, it's not that big a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By bomberdave
glad it worked out

glad it worked out
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By bomberdave
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.7808177,-72.751406...

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.7808177,-72.7514069,17z?hl=en


as you come up rt 100 in vermont into tiny little stockbridge, take a right at the super old ford dealership (rather than the hard...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,079
Posted By bomberdave
just noticed this thread and without going...

just noticed this thread and without going through the whole thang....

i was a 3/4 helmet guy too- i just never got a full face that i found comfortable enough that it didn't seriously detract...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By bomberdave
rt 7 south rt 17 east- through the gap rt...

rt 7 south
rt 17 east- through the gap
rt 100 south
rochester vt (rochester cafe- great breakfast/lunch spot)-
bethel mtn road east to mt cushman rd (randolph gap) to bethel vt
south rt 12...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,971
Posted By bomberdave
my gringo is my favorite helmet ever. i was fed...

my gringo is my favorite helmet ever. i was fed up with whistling and rattling from vents that dont work anyway, and i used to remove the face shields on my full face helmets as i would leave them...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 14,161
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/hanscombike2010.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/hanscombike2010.jpg.html)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By bomberdave
those sunrise events- if you haven't been before...

those sunrise events- if you haven't been before there is a line waiting for the gate to open that forms early if the weather looks promising. if it looks like a big turnout they will open the gate...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By bomberdave
oh man, i looked at puch too. didn't see that...

oh man, i looked at puch too. didn't see that one. good work
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,327
Posted By bomberdave
that thing is prettier than a twenty dollar whore

that thing is prettier than a twenty dollar whore
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By bomberdave
2015 mt washington auto road event dates

monday june 15 and thursday 18 - motorcycle only days

sunday june 21 3:30 am- sunrise at the summit

sunday july 26 4:00 am- sunrise at the summit

sunday august 30 4:30 am- sunrise at...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By bomberdave
that's a funky exhaust port for sure. i thought...

that's a funky exhaust port for sure. i thought dkw but nope. there is a thread in old school of french bikes that jehu posted up- could be a clue in there, lots of freaky bikes ive never even heard...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,143
Posted By bomberdave
wiring and electrical parts take a beating on old...

wiring and electrical parts take a beating on old machinery. a vibey BSA can chew up a wiring harness in a couple of years. maintenance is not sexy work but hoping stuff doesn't break or come loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By bomberdave
bingo- thanks

bingo- thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By bomberdave
i had to give a little more than $59.50 but not...

i had to give a little more than $59.50 but not enough more to spoil the awesome. truth is stock military scout engines are pretty underwhelming. im trying to get educated about sport scouts and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By bomberdave
new in the crate indian military scout motor

last week i was lucky enough to be on the buying end of a nice stash of indian stuff that a friend of a friend had purchased some 40 years ago and never got around to doing very much with. there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By bomberdave
that's it for h-d stuff.

that's it for h-d stuff.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By bomberdave
the cheese filling around the tail light threw me...

the cheese filling around the tail light threw me off. just donated it to the local chop cult kid for further ruining.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By bomberdave
can you id this fender?

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/mystery%20fender.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/mystery%20fender.jpg.html)


just scored a big pile of mostly indian,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 301,872
Posted By bomberdave
fuel pump -arrgghh - glad you had a back up,...

fuel pump -arrgghh - glad you had a back up, sorry you needed it. wonder if filtering fuel as it goes into the tank would help? got to suspect dirty gas when you fill up out of gas cans and such? i...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,212
Posted By bomberdave
that's a proper shovel- me likey

that's a proper shovel- me likey
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 27,251
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/agawam%20pie.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/agawam%20pie.jpg.html)


gentlemen, behold!- the legendary agawam diner...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/agawam%20pie.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/agawam%20pie.jpg.html)


agawam coconut creme

cromoth and i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By bomberdave
i'll keep an eye out for ADV lookin' dudes.

i'll keep an eye out for ADV lookin' dudes.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By bomberdave
sorry, no indian. and yeah, 3:14 pm. it's a good...

sorry, no indian. and yeah, 3:14 pm. it's a good time to go there, between meals as they do get busy there during meal times. CASH ONLY.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By bomberdave
planning on the agawam diner in rowley ma next...

planning on the agawam diner in rowley ma next saturday.

forks up at 3.14 exactly
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,066
Posted By bomberdave
not trying to insult your intelligence with this,...

not trying to insult your intelligence with this, but- is the fuel filter clogged with tank debris? i ask because of the tank swap- is there any fuel blockage upstream of the carb?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,066
Posted By bomberdave
agree w v twin- it's something more basic than...

agree w v twin- it's something more basic than your looking for- possible intermittent wiring short? what kind of shape is the harness in? vibration, wet weather, heat cycling, lousy wire from the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By bomberdave
this guy could have cured cancer, global warming...

this guy could have cured cancer, global warming and childhood obesity in less time than building that took.

PRETTY KEWL THOUGH
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,641
Posted By bomberdave
thank you we just got a starved neglected...

thank you

we just got a starved neglected rescue 2 weeks ago.

it's rewarding in a way little else in life is.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 81,598
Posted By bomberdave
funny how the last few details take longer than...

funny how the last few details take longer than the whole rest of the job ain't it? really nice work btw. make sure you put some kind of backer on the number plate, my indian tore my plate up in...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,893
Posted By bomberdave
unless you have zero clearance around your...

unless you have zero clearance around your present tires 4.00 x 18 dunlop k70s will probably fit. they are relatively narrow, decent and cheap. im fairly sure they fit on my friends 69 lightning .
...
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