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Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Yes, that is what I wanted to type. The computers...

Yes, that is what I wanted to type. The computers are already taking over, they decide what you will post, even if you type exactly what you wanted to say!:cob
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By NoApes
That is a better slandered then all the other...

That is a better slandered then all the other above posts!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 10:32 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I think you meant to say Degens, as in Dave...

I think you meant to say Degens, as in Dave Degens of Dresda Autos, who has made the most Tritons over the years. Not sure about any of the rest of your soliloquy, I am not as Bugatti would have...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 08:50 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I said in the U.S.! Here in middle America, we...

I said in the U.S.! Here in middle America, we never heard of all that Cafe stuff. Triumphs and BSAs were for off rode racing! I did not even know a Norton rider until the mid 70s and he had just...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 08:20 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Actually, the XLCR was twords the begening of the...

Actually, the XLCR was twords the begening of the Cafe Racer movement. At least in the US! Also, just like in the UK, most of us just put on a set of Clubman or drag bars and called it a Cafe. We...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By NoApes
How about a little fun! ...

How about a little fun! http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy290/strearmen/Motorcycles/Motobi-Sprite-200-1965_zps7650a09e.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Ace Racer

I finally found the ultimate Cafe Racer! I want one so bad. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/umxSFGTQrF0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 10:36 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Hey, I built one of those a decade ago! I need to...

Hey, I built one of those a decade ago! I need to build another, I still have a set of tank mounts I built for the Manx Commando tank. I called mine a WHorton.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I tried to comment on the first photo, but it...

I tried to comment on the first photo, but it would not let me. I love the bike and the old MZ name!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 10:42 PM
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Posted By NoApes
It looks like an Aermacchi Sprint racing tank....

It looks like an Aermacchi Sprint racing tank. Which makes sense, since Harley owned them back in the 60s and 70s. Don't buy the expensive rearsets, you can make your own with some GSXR pegs with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Got more photos of the MZ?

Got more photos of the MZ?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Now Rockers never raced from one cafe to another!...

Now Rockers never raced from one cafe to another! where do you find this stuff? too much American TV I think:lol3:lol3:lol3
Not sure where you get the idea that American TV is to blame?...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2014, 10:38 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Good catch! Reminds me how everyone thought Billy...

Good catch! Reminds me how everyone thought Billy The Kid was left handed until, someone noticed the loading gate on his Winchester in the famous photo was ass backwards! Winchester never made a left...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Now why can't I ever find something like that in...

Now why can't I ever find something like that in a barn?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By NoApes
The Goldwing was good for one side or the other...

The Goldwing was good for one side or the other of 125mph!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Nice to see all the Leadwings getting a new lease...

Nice to see all the Leadwings getting a new lease on life. They have come full circle, back to their sporting heritage. Keep in mind, they were the second fastest production bike when launched in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Vincati

How could I miss that was a Vincati? There is even a book about Big Sid Biberman and his son Matthew building the first one. The title says it all, Big Sid's Vincati: The Story of a Father, a Son,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2014, 09:48 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I see now! The tank threw me off. Still, very...

I see now! The tank threw me off. Still, very clean. Always color, outside the lines!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2014, 10:08 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Vincati! :D

Vincati! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Is that, Mr. Dave "Triton" Degens?

Is that, Mr. Dave "Triton" Degens?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 01:11 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I am surprised no one has commented on this great...

I am surprised no one has commented on this great bike. Ducatti's look so good, stripped down. Believe it or not, this is where I got the inspiration for my Cafe Sportster. A long 60" wheelbase, can...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By NoApes
It reminds me of Wodan! Still, one of the best...

It reminds me of Wodan! Still, one of the best looking bikes ever.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I am not in any way being snide here, if you do...

I am not in any way being snide here, if you do have a better solution, I for one would like to know, please. I have been looking at the problem ever since the new Bonneville was introduced. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 11:23 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I am looking at it from a mechanics point of...

I am looking at it from a mechanics point of view! The alternatives are worse, by far. You either have to pull the engine out the side of the frame, or, you have to make the frame deeper to allow...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By NoApes
Yes! Even more interesting, they made the frame...

Yes! Even more interesting, they made the frame with the same bolt system as the new Bonneville. That way, you can drop the engine out from the bottom to adjust the valves! I like that, I need a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
Sr400

I am surprised no one here has posted this yet? It is, the 2015 Yamaha SR400, which is about to hit the shores of the States this year. Kick start only, small and light, loads of potential for a cafe...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
whoreton! :d

whoreton! :d
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By NoApes
I agree, and it was a beautiful ride there and...

I agree, and it was a beautiful ride there and back home! On a funny note, business owners miss the races, brought in a lot of scratch.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
It is called the Harleyton 45. Norton Wideline...

It is called the Harleyton 45. Norton Wideline Featherbed frame. The engine is a 1942 Harley WLC 45, with a Norton gearbox and AMAL MONOBLOC carb. The original builder is unknown, A guy named Nick in...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2013, 10:18 PM
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Posted By NoApes
02 Sportster

I said I would take some current photos of my 02 Sportster. I finally did a few changes, this was my daily ride from about 04 to 2011. I did some headlight mounts, modified Thruxton. I ditched the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
Sportster Cafe

Here is the one I built back in 05. It was my daily ride untill 2011. I finally did a few mods on it, I will post as soon as I can get some photos. One of the after market mini coils died on me,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
The engine is made new by this company....

The engine is made new by this company. http://www.rotecradialengines.com/0RotecR2800/R2800.htm
There have been several choppers made around this engine.
If you want to see and hear a better...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
How do they ride, how much power? I know they are...

How do they ride, how much power? I know they are only 125cc, but in that frame work, how fast?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
Gb500

Thats a great GB500! I notice the 250-300cc market is heating up, even hear in the States. Maybe, they will start back into the 500cc range. Would really like an updated GB500, since originals have...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
The simplicity is actually deceiving! A Chout...

The simplicity is actually deceiving! A Chout such as this one is a very hard bike to build. The late model Chief engine does not readily fit into the 101 Scout frame. The bottom top rail has to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
Chout

Thought I would shake things up a bit! A really nice Chout, ready to race. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
Holy crap on a cracker! I can see why there are...

Holy crap on a cracker! I can see why there are no bids on it. Looks like some one put an umbrella on the front. :puke2:puke2:puke2
Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7,254
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Posted By NoApes
I've heard bad things about the Bug motor...

I've heard bad things about the Bug motor Frankensteins, what your first hand opinion? I like the fearing, but prefer the /2 tank, but I can imagine the bigger tank is needed! Never seen a duel disc...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2012, 10:33 PM
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Views: 3,315,700
Posted By NoApes
Sir Joseph Lucas

A gentleman does not motor about after dark! Sir Joseph Lucas
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2012, 10:33 PM
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Posted By NoApes
smell my finger!

smell my finger!
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