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Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,991
Posted By peteE
Sounds like your off to a great start. I love...

Sounds like your off to a great start.
I love riding south in the winter and creeping down into the warmth.
I'll be following along at my desk here in Chicago.
First morning with snow on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 251,009
Posted By peteE
Heres my fresh off the bench I-Convert. This...

Heres my fresh off the bench I-Convert.
This was an early Sunday morning shake down run,
Chicago-Milwaukee-Madison Chicago.
I lost a few bolts...on the 260 mile run.
Other than that no issues in...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 251,009
Posted By peteE
What a transformation! How did you determine...

What a transformation!
How did you determine that the engine was in good order before you made an offer to buy.
Just looking at the rust on that one I would think those iron sleeves would have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 28,988
Posted By peteE
Hey Oldone, I live in Chicago and have always...

Hey Oldone,
I live in Chicago and have always wanted to circumnavigate Lake Superior.
I have been around Lake Mi.
The one photo looks like the UP. Maybe the south shore of Superior?
Thanks for...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 40,829
Posted By peteE
Thumb Thanks for posting great fotos!

Thanks for posting great fotos!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-21-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 229,291
Posted By peteE
Laugh Hope he's riding instead of wrenching!

Hope he's riding instead of wrenching!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-04-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 229,291
Posted By peteE
Did they mig weld those 70's Tonti frames? I...

Did they mig weld those 70's Tonti frames?
I saw a T-3 and it looked like the welds were undressed with spatter on the frame tubes still.
Sturdy old beasts!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-02-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 229,291
Posted By peteE
That sheet metal sure makes it look fast! Cant...

That sheet metal sure makes it look fast!
Cant wait to see her finished!
Iim finishing my new wiring loom for a V 1000 touring setup.
Hope to have her out of the garage before the snow falls...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
Powdercoating in or around Chicago?????

Just got my DR frame back from sandblasting.
I'm looking for advice on Powdercoaters.
CMC has good reviews.
Anybody heard off a guy in Valparaiso named Dave who does it.
Thanks for advice
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
Im just north of you on Wrightwood. Man get a...

Im just north of you on Wrightwood.
Man get a chain and lock it up at night if you dont have a garage.

I see a 650 like that at the photo rental place on Armitage by Sacremento.
Ross I think its...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
Hey Stromboni, I see a whte DRz on the Logan...

Hey Stromboni,
I see a whte DRz on the Logan sqr circle alot.. that you?
Yeah I/m hoping they dump it back on the street after they realize "it aint no sport bike".
Blue bike with black wind...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By peteE
Stolen! 99 BMW F650

My Blue F 650 was stolen from my gated yard last night June 11/12.
I live in Chicago on the Northwest side.
I would appreciate any leads concerning spares and parts being sold out of the Chicago...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By peteE
Stolen! 99 BMW F650

My Blue F 650 was stolen from my gated yard last night June 11/12.
I live in Chicago on the west side.
I would appreciate any leads concerning spares and parts being sold out of the Chicago area....
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By peteE
Stolen! 99 BMW F650

My Blue F 650 was stolen from my gated yard last night June 11/12.
I live in Chicago on the west side.
I would appreciate any leads concerning spares and parts being sold out of the Chicago area....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
BMW F650 Stolen.. Logan Sqr.

My 1999 Blue F650 was stolen from my gated yard last night June 11/12.
I live in Chicago by Pulaski and Wrightwood.
I would appreciate any leads concerning spares and parts being sold out of the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
Powdercoating frame?

Wish I could get out and ride this weekend.
Too many projects!
F 650 getting brake job and valve adjust..waiting for shims from BMW.
Moto Guzzi getting new wiring harness from alternator back to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By peteE
I go there often for oily stuff and parts. ...

I go there often for oily stuff and parts.
Never had salesmen hovering around.
Not much there I would want to buy though.
They had a crashed 05 DL650 for $5999.
Come on for another $500 you could...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 800,350
Posted By peteE
Nice Tiger!

955?
Must have been fun having that big power on that wide gravel road.
Havent been up there this year but did love doing it on my F650.
Great to take AA west from The end of the trail out to the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,554
Posted By peteE
Thumb Ben , I ride a 76 Convert. I picked up the...

Ben ,
I ride a 76 Convert.
I picked up the last set of AVON Supervenoms from SWMoto.
110/90 18 up front
120/90 18 in back
Like them alot ....as this is my second pair and I guess last set as...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,086
Posted By peteE
Hey Wrangler, What a deal! Man I thought I...

Hey Wrangler,
What a deal!
Man I thought I got a good deal till I saw yours.
I just picked up a 83 r80 rt with dual konis (missing the fairings).
Save me the trouble of removing them.

Anyway...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,279
Posted By peteE
Great report B-man. After spending thousands of...

Great report B-man.
After spending thousands of miles crosscountry on a bike I get a bizzare feeling that I am flying. That i have become part of the machine ...just motoring along without having to...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,730
Posted By peteE
Nice new rig! Do you feel like you lost much as...

Nice new rig!
Do you feel like you lost much as far as handling and weight increase
compared to the F?
The power/torque gain must be nice.
Ive been looking at possibly going from the F to a Quota...
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