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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,182
Posted By Sal Paradise
Those are the charcoal brickettes that heat the...

Those are the charcoal brickettes that heat the material underneath. :bmwrider
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Ya the first bike was way easier to get parts...

Ya the first bike was way easier to get parts for! I bought everything MX3 and it was still tough to finish number 2. My bike was really bad when I got it, no motor, seat, tank, and missing a bunch...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Sal Paradise
Alberta OHV

Just wondering if anyone has any photos of Pole Haven OHV area near Cardston AB. I was up there recently but lost my camera. Just trying to show some local guys what good riding looks like, desert...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Your right, by 78 Can Am did a bunch of redesign...

Your right, by 78 Can Am did a bunch of redesign but it was just too late. They are kind of an unsual bike to ride, they feel a little weird when you first ride them so I can see why lots of guys...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
I'm a real Can Am fan as well, I started with a...

I'm a real Can Am fan as well, I started with a 79 qual 250. I have a 78 MX4 370. Its a great bike, I don't like the orange bikes as much as the black frames but the 370 is such a powerhouse its nice...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
The Mx3s are finally done and ready for the...

The Mx3s are finally done and ready for the winter season. A lot of work but in the end I'm proud of them, heres some photos. I ride 7 my old man rides 101....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 114,205
Posted By Sal Paradise
What happened to this thread!? Hope this gets it...

What happened to this thread!? Hope this gets it going again its a good thread.

Me at Glen Helen last weekend:
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z271/dust2glory/DSCN0993.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
You should be doubting me!! :lol3

You should be doubting me!! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Dammit, wrong photo. :lol3 Thats an MX3 Can Am,...

Dammit, wrong photo. :lol3 Thats an MX3 Can Am, heres the Husky:
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
1979 Husky 390, NOS 17" Trelleborg, NOS...

1979 Husky 390, NOS 17" Trelleborg, NOS seatcover, etc. For Sale :evil

Edit: wrong photo, scroll down \/
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Your right, I'm into Rotax powered bikes, there...

Your right, I'm into Rotax powered bikes, there are so many that were never imported. Portal's come to mind. It can't be a bad bike if its rotax powered! :nod
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Sal Paradise
I am planning to clear coat it and could probably...

I am planning to clear coat it and could probably find some UV inhibitor. The shears, that might require ebay or some source online, I don't exactly live in an industrial center! :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Sal Paradise
Sounds good I will pick up an aircraft spruce...

Sounds good I will pick up an aircraft spruce catalog, I don't live very far from there CA outlet. As for the vaccum bagging, I'm considering making one, has anyone here used one enough to know the...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Sal Paradise
Thanks for the info, I'll respond to everyone at...

Thanks for the info, I'll respond to everyone at once.
I have some basic knowledge about Kevlar and I know it comes in sheets, but is Carbon Fiber a better way to go? The tank I am reproducing was...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,348
Posted By Sal Paradise
Kevlar Gas Tanks

I'm working on fabricating some gas tanks for vintage MX bikes (Can Ams) out of fiberglass. I've done a couple and have decided to try to branch out to Kevlar. Is this possiblie, is my first...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,224,063
Posted By Sal Paradise
I love this thread! :nod

I love this thread! :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
I thought so, so I posted the CZ pics, still...

I thought so, so I posted the CZ pics, still nothing! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
I know, its been all quiet on the front...

I know, its been all quiet on the front...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,178
Posted By Sal Paradise
My dream ride! How do like Medillin, I am...

My dream ride! How do like Medillin, I am particularily interested in that city....
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By Sal Paradise
Amazing, I can't wait to go myself, how did you...

Amazing, I can't wait to go myself, how did you like Russia?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
That would be sick, the bike would turn like shit...

That would be sick, the bike would turn like shit though...:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 24,925
Posted By Sal Paradise
Amazing!

Amazing!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
That penton is a rare bike, the 73's were the...

That penton is a rare bike, the 73's were the only black motor 250. I have a 74 250 that is considerably rougher. But the 74 utilized a different rear suspension system, pipe, shoulderless akronts,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Heres some sick DB history. As good as it gets,...

Heres some sick DB history. As good as it gets, 1976 CZ 400 works, one of the coolest MX bikes ever made, only way it gets better is if this was a 125. I believe this is Antonin Barbovsky's old bike,...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By Sal Paradise
Don't leave the U.S. then. But whatever you...

Don't leave the U.S. then.

But whatever you decide to do, be afraid! Be very afraid! :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Had one of those, it was a little rougher. By "a...

Had one of those, it was a little rougher. By "a little" I mean a lot...:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Ya that sounds about right. :nod

Ya that sounds about right. :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
This fucking guy... :lol3

This fucking guy... :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
That could be construed as a disparaging remark...

That could be construed as a disparaging remark towards Hodakas. Better be careful around here, its a tough crowd... :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Somebody finally gets it! :nod :lol3 I'm...

Somebody finally gets it! :nod :lol3

I'm really a european bike fan in general, but Can Ams hold a special place...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Oh I don't argue that at all, I just don't want...

Oh I don't argue that at all, I just don't want to have to battle it out over here too! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,067,833
Posted By Sal Paradise
Oh no! The hodaka thing has worked its way into...

Oh no! The hodaka thing has worked its way into DBH....:(:
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By Sal Paradise
Firstly the trans was shitty, we aren't talking...

Firstly the trans was shitty, we aren't talking about modifications here, just the stock product.
Secondly CZ and Husky made a great 125, Maico's was alright (they had trouble getting the roatary...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By Sal Paradise
Oh I hate them! :lol3 Just for the record...

Oh I hate them! :lol3

Just for the record it was a Super Rat...:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By Sal Paradise
Your right, 100's were pretty weak, Penton...

Your right, 100's were pretty weak, Penton berkshires were nice but expensive. I've had some experiance with super rats (nice name) and they were the best hodaka. They made one model with a stinger...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By Sal Paradise
Well if you weren't an average joe a sleeved down...

Well if you weren't an average joe a sleeved down Elsinore 125 was a rocket ship but lets say you were. If you were an average joe you had your choice of shitty 100's. A Hodaka is a piece of shit, so...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By Sal Paradise
So true, rebels do suck.:nod

So true, rebels do suck.:nod
Forum: Canada 04-28-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sal Paradise
Your right, bought lumber lately. I bought some...

Your right, bought lumber lately. I bought some OSB sheeting for 6 bucks a sheet. Made in Canada, twice as much north of the 49th.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,473
Posted By Sal Paradise
Possibly the most beautifal tank ever...

Possibly the most beautifal tank ever made...:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,248
Posted By Sal Paradise
In voice of "Mr. Know It All": because they were...

In voice of "Mr. Know It All": because they were completley unrideable and underdesigned. After riding a hodaka for an hour or two you need to spin the fork tubes 180 degrees because they bend. They...
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