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Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By thumpism
Here's the full ad in case some grabs the bike.

Air ride bobber *price reduced* nearly in half (Lincoln ne) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By thumpism
I had a '72 SS350 that, sadly, was no longer...

I had a '72 SS350 that, sadly, was no longer stock when I got it, but it ran and rode okay. Later picked up an SX350 parts bike and sold the bundle later in order to get a reliable street machine. My...
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,703
Posted By thumpism
Don't let that stop you. Years ago there was a...

Don't let that stop you. Years ago there was a Peugeot car commercial (for a model not sold here) that showed a distance shot of the car being driven across the Bonneville Salt Flats at speed. Zoom...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,723
Posted By thumpism
For sale locally. Not mine.

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4731797531.html

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Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,340
Posted By thumpism
PC800. Still have it because I have not...

PC800.

Still have it because I have not gotten around to selling it. Rock solid Honda that I wanted since they came out in '89. Finally got one and it has great trunk and mirrors but just isn't...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,247
Posted By thumpism
Extremely helpful instructions and I'll need to...

Extremely helpful instructions and I'll need to use them. My '89 always went 140 miles until it hit the E but now recently changed and is on that mark much sooner and takes less fuel when I fill up...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,718
Posted By thumpism
He also needs to align the rear wheel. ...

He also needs to align the rear wheel.
http://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_bwuct9492xm_600x450.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By thumpism
See if National Cycle still makes the...

See if National Cycle still makes the Plexifairing 3 and if they have one to fit your bike. I rode about 30,000 miles behind one of those and it worked great.

*edit*

This looks like the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,626
Posted By thumpism
PM me if interested in a scuffed '89 PC800. I'm...

PM me if interested in a scuffed '89 PC800. I'm in Richmond VA and considering selling mine.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 110,581
Posted By thumpism
"Little Fauss and Big Halsey," with Michael J....

"Little Fauss and Big Halsey," with Michael J. Pollard as Fauss and Robert Redford as Halsey.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 311,851
Posted By thumpism
Hello, fellow Westfalia owner. Also, that...

Hello, fellow Westfalia owner.

Also, that must be the gas cap featured in the thread on auxiliary fuel tanks. Interesting setup.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,887
Posted By thumpism
True. I put a set on these on a van and it sounds...

True. I put a set on these on a van and it sounds like a '70s Caddy.
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,950
Posted By thumpism
Sorry for what happened to him. You could not...

Sorry for what happened to him. You could not have made him a more skilled or better equipped rider. He was responsible for his own approach to riding, but it's still a shame when things like this...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,481
Posted By thumpism
There was one in pretty decent shape in a local...

There was one in pretty decent shape in a local junkyard on the bones of a CX500. I was tempted to get both the fairing and the mount "just in case" but saned up and just brought home my Vanagon...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,024
Posted By thumpism
What he said. Unless the tank is full of cash...

What he said. Unless the tank is full of cash (ala Easy Rider) this is a fool's errand.

But good luck if you decide to go through with it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,425
Posted By thumpism
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 2,064,317
Posted By thumpism
PO of mine did the same thing with a SuperTrapp.

PO of mine did the same thing with a SuperTrapp.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By thumpism
Bob's BMW in Jessup MD still shows Krauser bags...

Bob's BMW in Jessup MD still shows Krauser bags on its web page and that is where I got my keys long ago. Worth a look and a call. Those keys went with the bags and the bike they were on last year.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8,722
Views: 1,480,794
Posted By thumpism
I know those roads! I used to rep in the bicycle...

I know those roads! I used to rep in the bicycle business and would occasionally do my route on my motorcycle, using the roads you mentioned and many others out that way. Nice riding. Some days I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 89,634
Posted By thumpism
At least he did not chop the Buell.

At least he did not chop the Buell.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 89,634
Posted By thumpism
Neither will this: ...

Neither will this:

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4569332971.html

Buell Thunderbolt - CHASSIS no motor - $750 (Richmond) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 165,044
Posted By thumpism
Got a Sportster motor lying around?

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4569332971.html

Buell Thunderbolt - CHASSIS no motor - $750 (Richmond) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By thumpism
The CBX of that era used the SuperSport fairing...

The CBX of that era used the SuperSport fairing but Honda also made an Interstate fairing, which is likely the one found on the C bikes. No idea about whether either one fits a 650 but with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By thumpism
Man, I think I've actually been in that store. It...

Man, I think I've actually been in that store. It was a driving trip and we were on the way to Sooke.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15,906
Views: 9,384,329
Posted By thumpism
If you're referring to the movie, that was...

If you're referring to the movie, that was "Bullitt."
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 255,704
Posted By thumpism
Heat gun worked on the faded green plastics on my...

Heat gun worked on the faded green plastics on my old KLR650 but the effect was short-lived. I probably should have treated the plastics with something at the time but, hey, it was a KLR...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 165,044
Posted By thumpism
http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4470916984.html...

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4470916984.html

1977 Yamaha 750 2D - $800 (mechanicsville, VA) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,239
Posted By thumpism
A nice one turned up at our local monthly bike...

A nice one turned up at our local monthly bike gathering on Sunday. Glad to see an unmolested example in use. There's another locally on CL that has had the good fortune to have been bobbed. I'd pay...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 165,044
Posted By thumpism
Nice Sabre in Virginia, in the shadow of the BRP!

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4445210323.html

HONDA SABRE - $975 (Waynesboro ) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 178,247
Posted By thumpism
Did you get the one on the Richmond CL this week?...

Did you get the one on the Richmond CL this week? If so, good grab.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,264
Posted By thumpism
If you got the MAC, then take the time and...

If you got the MAC, then take the time and expense to have it ceramic coated. I regret not having done that for mine but riding season was upon me. You know how it is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By thumpism
Yeah, I saw a red '96 for $1900 locally a couple...

Yeah, I saw a red '96 for $1900 locally a couple of days ago and it vanished almost immediately.

My own '89 has taken a beating but still works fine. I commute on it but find it uninspiring. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,347
Posted By thumpism
For sale locally on CL

1965 Honda S65 - $400 (Woodland Heights) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,718
Posted By thumpism
Is this guy dreaming?

Honda Motorcycle - $3500 (Chester) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 165,044
Posted By thumpism
Not for sale, but a damned good CL motorcycle ad.

STOLEN 66' Honda Cub - $100 (JACKSON WARD) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,718
Posted By thumpism
What the young generation is up to...

http://richmond.craigslist.org/mcy/4379456956.html

Project: Stretched 2006 Honda Ruckus - $2000 (Colonial heights ) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 165,044
Posted By thumpism
GS850G with full Vetter gruppo in VA

Looks like one from an earlier post of mine that the then-buyer is now reselling. It was an hour away from me the first time and now it is three times as far, so I'm unlikely to get it for the second...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 398,956
Posted By thumpism
Good fix, but speaking as a guy with a beard you...

Good fix, but speaking as a guy with a beard you could have quit shaving.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,580
Posted By thumpism
I just bought a trailer and cannot wait for the...

I just bought a trailer and cannot wait for the opportunity to do something as dumb.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,534
Posted By thumpism
Yeah, I noticed when trying on the other modular...

Yeah, I noticed when trying on the other modular under consideration, the Scorpion 900 Transformer, that its XL fit me as the HJC did. That one may be available in a 3XL; I have not checked. That...
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