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Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
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: 992
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: 468
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: 1,225
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: 707
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: 1,454
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: 317
Views: 63,180
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: 1,504
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: 85
Views: 9,221
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: 85
Views: 9,221
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: 2,608
Views: 138,208
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: 1,595
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: 4,361
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: 2,573
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: 2,061
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: 303
Views: 13,110
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: 1,082
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: 2,658
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: 649
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: 10,431
Views: 1,465,693
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: 10,431
Views: 1,465,693
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: 6,994
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
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Velocipede
JB Weld worked for me.Its been more than 4 years...

JB Weld worked for me.Its been more than 4 years since I repaired the two leaks,both sides of the tank.

John
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 922,090
Posted By Velocipede
Bumpity bump for one of my favourite threads,need...

Bumpity bump for one of my favourite threads,need to get this back up on the first page:clap.

John
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,079
Posted By Velocipede
The bike is a credit to you Rick.If it was mine...

The bike is a credit to you Rick.If it was mine I'd be afraid to get it dirty.I would think your bank balance took an almighty hit.:evil

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,597
Posted By Velocipede
[QUOTE=crowe2815;22298666]Keep em coming mate,...

[QUOTE=crowe2815;22298666]Keep em coming mate, photos look fine to me.

Keep em coming for sure.I'm an expat Geordie and really enjoy these pictures of my old stomping grounds.

John
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 138,208
Posted By Velocipede
[QUOTE=BikerBobber;22291666]Thanks John. New...

[QUOTE=BikerBobber;22291666]Thanks John.
New chain installed.
Breaker worked like a charm. Easy peasy! And no grinding...:clap

You're more than welcome Bob,anytime.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Velocipede
Great photos Dave,thanks for sharing. John

Great photos Dave,thanks for sharing.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By Velocipede
Chris definately knows what he is doing,beautiful...

Chris definately knows what he is doing,beautiful work.Maybe he would do a build thread.:clap

John
Forum: Canada 09-08-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 138,208
Posted By Velocipede
I have one you can borrow at Johnson St. ...

I have one you can borrow at Johnson St.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Velocipede
Great stuff once again Kev,thanks for sharing.I...

Great stuff once again Kev,thanks for sharing.I used to have a 39 Triumph T100 with a Vincent speedo just like the one in the photos.Thats the nearest I'll ever get to owning a Vincent.:cry.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By Velocipede
The AJS 7R scrambler is absolutely amazing.My...

The AJS 7R scrambler is absolutely amazing.My mind may be playing tricks with me but I seem to remember the factory may have produced some back in the day?

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By Velocipede
As much as I love Nortons and the racing in the...

As much as I love Nortons and the racing in the IOM I totally agree with Chas.The new Norton powers that be would have been better employed by keeping up to date and supplyng their cash customers...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 41,309
Posted By Velocipede
Fear not Kev,I'm sure that there are many more...

Fear not Kev,I'm sure that there are many more than I who look forward to your posts and pictures.I really enjoy your pics of swap meets,old bikes at your mates workshops et al.Please keep on with...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,962
Posted By Velocipede
How true.

How true.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 17,760
Posted By Velocipede
Wink I smell a rat.:deal Wiliam Shakepeare

I smell a rat.:deal

Wiliam Shakepeare
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,870
Views: 922,090
Posted By Velocipede
Its as well we don't all think alike,IMHO it is...

Its as well we don't all think alike,IMHO it is about as ugly as a K bike can get :huh.]
It appears to have a right side kick stand which makes a change.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 172,808
Posted By Velocipede
In defence of those who inadvertently fly the...

In defence of those who inadvertently fly the Union flag upside down I sometimes have a hard time deciding which way is top or bottom myself and I'm a Brit.I know its broad white on top closest to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 41,309
Posted By Velocipede
Go on,buy the Manx motor.You know you will kick...

Go on,buy the Manx motor.You know you will kick yourself if you let it go.

Maybe we could pass the hat around :evil.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Velocipede
Would that be an old Riley behind the Imp Kev?I...

Would that be an old Riley behind the Imp Kev?I always fancied one of them in my younger days but fear of the unknown and a chronic lack of funds pushed me towards the more mundane VW's and Mini's.
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