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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
I was unaware that Stalag 13 was within 200 miles...

I was unaware that Stalag 13 was within 200 miles of the MN state capital.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By Horatio0163
I'll second what killfile said--stay away from...

I'll second what killfile said--stay away from the after market kits. I just redid the carbs on my cb350k4, and used the honda oem kits. Unfortunately that's just the gaskets and o-rings--the brass...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,425
Posted By Horatio0163
I am not an expert on these bikes, but I do ride...

I am not an expert on these bikes, but I do ride a cb350. Lots of good advise in this thread.

Fuel, spark, compression.

Compression sounds fine. The 155 cylinder is on the low end of the spec,...
Forum: Latin America 02-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Horatio0163
I was up Pacaya about two weeks ago, and really...

I was up Pacaya about two weeks ago, and really didn't see anything but a lot of volcanic ash and sand and rock. No red lava, but it was a super cloudy day, and visibility was probably less than...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Horatio0163
My experience tells me that the size is listed on...

My experience tells me that the size is listed on top of the piston (may be buried under carbon). Nothing=standard/no overbore, 25=0.25mm overbore, 50=0.50mm over, etc.

Try asking over at...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18,482
Views: 698,342
Posted By Horatio0163
Hey grainbelt, are you the motorcycle rider...

Hey grainbelt, are you the motorcycle rider mentioned in this blog (http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/columns/news_cut/archive/2012/01/5x8_-_11012.shtml)? Or did you just submit...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Horatio0163
Minnesota Interstate state park in Taylors Falls...

Minnesota Interstate state park in Taylors Falls has a campground. Even if you don't camp there, the park is worth a visit. There's also a private campground in Taylors Falls. Wildwood is the name, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-10-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
I'm sure anyone who has ever attended the nearby...

I'm sure anyone who has ever attended the nearby educational institution knows exactly which liquor store that is. I wish my carbs weren't all taken apart.
Forum: Latin America 12-19-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By Horatio0163
I'll throw my 2 cents in, too. I bought a...

I'll throw my 2 cents in, too.

I bought a bike in Lima last year, but not a dual-sport/enduro. Mine was one of the nearly infinite number of honda 125 clones--an RTM125G. On the tecnimotors...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Horatio0163
AGM is an abbreviation for Absorbed Glass Mat. ...

AGM is an abbreviation for Absorbed Glass Mat.

"An absorbed glass mat battery has the electrolyte absorbed in a fiber-glass mat separator. ... These batteries are often colloquially called sealed...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 80,461
Posted By Horatio0163
Middle of nowhere?!? That, my friend, is the...

Middle of nowhere?!? That, my friend, is the pueblito of Chumbes. I got a late start out of Ayacucho (and was on a much smaller bike), and I ended up spending the night in the hostal there. See the...
Forum: Latin America 12-04-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,022
Posted By Horatio0163
Left then right is the way I remember it also. ...

Left then right is the way I remember it also.





They still detouring up the steep back road to get onto the main highway? I thought that was just the locals telling me the shortcut! :wink:
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Horatio0163
It doesn't appear to be one of them there street...

It doesn't appear to be one of them there street legal machines. If it was, I'd offer to ride it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
No preocupes, puedo traducirlo para todos.

No preocupes, puedo traducirlo para todos.
Forum: Latin America 08-13-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,561
Posted By Horatio0163
To be fair, the cop probably wasn't just fishing...

To be fair, the cop probably wasn't just fishing for beer money. At every checkpoint I was stopped at (that is to say, all of them), I was asked to show proof of insurance. I don't know how it...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Your picture isn't showing up for me,...

Your picture isn't showing up for me, charliesdaemon.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Unfortunately my wiggly swingarm makes riding a...

Unfortunately my wiggly swingarm makes riding a very scary activity. I've got the parts I need on order, but I'm avoiding long rides until it's fixed. I's going to have to be from the archives. I've...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
I got a picture, but my fancy new phone isn't...

I got a picture, but my fancy new phone isn't cooperating, so it'll have to wait until I'm home. Or maybe lunchtime.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Huh. Whatdoyaknow? That's on my commute to work...

Huh. Whatdoyaknow? That's on my commute to work in the morning. Guess I'm taking the bike tomorrow despite the worn swingarm bushings.
Forum: Latin America 08-05-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,366
Posted By Horatio0163
Also I forgot to say that a sim card is called a...

Also I forgot to say that a sim card is called a chip in Peru.
Forum: Latin America 08-03-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,366
Posted By Horatio0163
I don't know anything about using a smart phone,...

I don't know anything about using a smart phone, but Movistar or Claro are the two cell phone companies. I used Movistar while I was in Peru, and was pretty happy with it for my purposes (voice and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,085
Posted By Horatio0163
+1 Good guy, knows his stuff, has a nice shop....

+1
Good guy, knows his stuff, has a nice shop. He'll talk yer ear off, though.
Forum: Latin America 06-24-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By Horatio0163
Well, I'm rather biased, but I'd have to say that...

Well, I'm rather biased, but I'd have to say that Perϊ fits your bill pretty well. Buy a couple of bikes in Lima, and ride in any direction. I headed due east and then south.
I am the former owner...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,154
Posted By Horatio0163
I'd say the wear shown in your picture is very...

I'd say the wear shown in your picture is very not normal. It looks like some PO has done some modification. There isn't anything moving near there that would cause that kind of wear.

You've got...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,154
Posted By Horatio0163
Hey hey! I just pulled the head on my cb350 this...

Hey hey! I just pulled the head on my cb350 this week! Likewise I have a variety of pdf Honda manuals and a Clymer's. The processes described are essentially the same. The Honda manuals are just...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-10-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,984
Posted By Horatio0163
Your phone provider probably has a way to do it....

Your phone provider probably has a way to do it. For example with T-Mobile you can receive (as an SMS) an email send to {your-ten-digit-phone-number}@tmomail.net

I'm sure other companies do it,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
I only posted a cropped version. I didn't want to...

I only posted a cropped version. I didn't want to make it too easy. Good work, Prop. Where to?

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_ZB1O0l-yCbs/TcCKAlCtpTI/AAAAAAAABiA/QT-3WqEEwSs/s400/DSC06066.JPG...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,549
Posted By Horatio0163
Thanks, electroken! That's just what I needed to...

Thanks, electroken! That's just what I needed to know. I should have just found an ebay auction with a photo and counted the teeth on the cam sprocket that way. But it's way better to have someone...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Ha! While it's true that there's no rule against...

Ha! While it's true that there's no rule against no-functional cycles, the part I need is OEM, so pushing it to the tag wouldn't help anyway. I should replace one of my mirrors, though, and I could...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Oooo! It is an easy one! I even had a banked...

Oooo! It is an easy one! I even had a banked photo of this one to use...

Why is it my bike is always broken when I know where they are?

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,549
Posted By Horatio0163
Just pull the tensioner/plunger-holder assembly...

Just pull the tensioner/plunger-holder assembly body (4 bolts, 10mm heads) and you should be able to get all the parts out--plunger, spring, body. Then you can manually push the plunger back in and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,942
Posted By Horatio0163
When I was touring on my CB350 last fall I took 3...

When I was touring on my CB350 last fall I took 3 days and a few hours to travel 1338.2 miles from east central Minnesota to northern New Hampshire. Except for 10ish miles in Michigan I was on...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 27,942
Posted By Horatio0163
Do it. Just go. As a second year rider with...

Do it. Just go.

As a second year rider with less than 10000 miles under my belt I took my 1972 CB350 from it's home in Minnesota out across Canada to New England and then south to Washington DC....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,842
Posted By Horatio0163
I thought you all deserved an update-- I did...

I thought you all deserved an update--

I did go with Dick. It took a while, but he did great work at an extremely reasonable price.
When I first called to ask about getting the cylinders bored...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,479
Posted By Horatio0163
How about some nice Duro tires? They have that...

How about some nice Duro tires? They have that vintage look and come in the listed sizes...

3.25H19...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
Hehehe. Really jokesters, eh? I can't figure out...

Hehehe. Really jokesters, eh? I can't figure out witch of you is funnier.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10,105
Views: 620,205
Posted By Horatio0163
I know where it is, too. And with the fine...

I know where it is, too. And with the fine weather this week I'd love to go get it. I just don't have a bike in working condition to be able to get there...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7,951
Views: 2,148,620
Posted By Horatio0163
Gentlemen (and ladies, if there are any reading),...

Gentlemen (and ladies, if there are any reading),

I just stumbled across this thread, and it's fantastic. I'm a small bike guy myself. Last fall I took a nice three week trip through the midwest,...
Forum: Latin America 02-03-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,267
Posted By Horatio0163
Hey now, Lima is a great city! You'll surely be...

Hey now, Lima is a great city! You'll surely be able to find a tire there.

No one has one in Cusco? I thought there were at least a few moto shops around, and it sort of seems like a hub of...
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