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Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,279
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Norton chaincase

Don't run the chaincase dry for more than a short distance as the chain will soon dry out, go browny/red with the heat build up and the chain rollers will disintergrate.

The clutch rotates on a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,279
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Norton primary cover

Hi,
I have had Nortons for over 40 years and still have a 1960 Dominator 600 and a 1959 Model 50 which is the 350 single.

My 600 doesn't leak from the chaincase at all. Don't overtighten the...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,594
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
V Stom v Harley fuel consumption. Read This!

Took my 2005 V Strom 1000 on a trip to Florida in February with my buddie on his one owner, 2000 well looked after 1200 Harley which was serviced prior to the trip by the way.

We both had camping...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
NC reg. and titles.

We moved from NY to NC in summer of 2005. Great move by the way. My advice would be to go to the Tunnel Road Asheville office for titles and registration etc. AVOID the one in Hendersonville. I got...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,416
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
V Strom mileage

Took my 05 DL 1000 to Key West from Hendersonville NC in February with camping gear that was protruding in to wind behind me and I got an average of exactly 50mpg for the trip (2100 miles) including...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Moving to NY??

We moved from Upstate NY to Western NC a year and a half ago to get away from the wild winters. :cry
This was a great move. :rofl Think about avoiding all that snow and move south instead of going...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-18-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
KTM Billy

Watching you billy. Well done mate!:clap

Keep the posts coming.

regards.. Fred
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,113
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Pisgah Camp Out/Ride

Yeah! We can arrange between us a suitable time to do a Camp-Out/Ride in the future.

Living so close to the area (Yellow Gap Road) I am sure I can arrange to provide some luxorious additions...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,113
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
61 off-roaders in Pisgah!

T'was great watching all you guys riding in Pisgah yesterday. Sorry I couldn't make the ride fully. Will do next time. Got a bird's eye view at times and lost count of how many turned out. I read 61!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,813
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Wicked Is this bike okay for off-roading on Sunday?

Hi Folks,

Fred here. We have company but may try to ride on Sunday.

Will this bike be okay for riding over big holes, deep water and leaping rocks? If not then the orange Beemer may be out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 13,562
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
From up North

We moved from Upstate NY to Western NC close to 18 months ago and it was a great nmove for us all.

When that white stuff comes down it can stay for months. A couple from England did a winter time...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Dakar

Good Luck Billy!!!

Regards.. Fred
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,067
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
I have a Great idea!

Ther is an answer to all of this....Sell the Bonnie to me!

It will look nice parked next to my Norton's, Ariel, Triumph etc. etc in my garage.

I have worked on Brit. bikes for over 40 years...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,554
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Northern SC photos

Looks great!

Not too far from me in H/ville NC

Must go there sometime.

Fred
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,196
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Maps

I use the National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps.

Cost $9.95 each. Pretty much water proof and tear resistant. 1 inch is 0.7 of a mile. Good details and info on them. Get them at good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,524
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Need a ramp?

I got a single ramp you can collect in H/ville then run your bike up and return it after the ride, if that is any help to you Sportster.

Great sunny warm day and as it is Friday, very little...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,524
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Pissed EVIL one!!

Evilone, you ARE EVIL ,:eek1 can't think of another word. Tempting me like this, you devil! ...YEs I wanna ride in fact that's what I am about to do, just getting ready to check out a track close...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,524
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Yellow Creek Road

Hi XT,

You are correct in thinking it is the Mills River area.

Is Yellow Creek Road also known as the forest road # 1206 that heads westerly (mostly) out of the Mills River Rec. area? I can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,524
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Sundays ride

Wish I was a bit closer to you guys to ride on Sunday. Okay it is less than 100 miles but I may just do some local tracks riding as I have done 3 times in the last week.

Keep the posts coming, I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Chains

Yes, I agree half links over here (US)are not a good idea.

However in the UK (Reynolds) they take a different form. They are as strong as the standard chain but unless you rivet the pin you may...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Sprocket

No Bill,

The 14 tooth sprocket will and has to be a smaller diameter than the 16 tooth.

What I mean is that your rear wheel spindle should be able to move back and forward at least an inch...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Sprockets

Hi Bill,

The good news is that when you change from a 16 to a 14 tooth sprocket the difference is NOT the same as having to take 2 links (16-14) from your chain to equalise things. By that I mean...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
What front sprocket?

This just shows how interesting this website can get.

You start off talking about a front sprocket and leads to such diversified areas as meeting folk from thousands of miles away where you used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Suzuki Headstock

Hey Bill,

Should be a straightforward job changing the headstock bearings.

Best to remove the wheel mudguard etc and if the bike has been ridden with loose or worn bearings then replace them....
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Irish Danny!!

First off.

Sorry about your day! I have had them like that as well.

Amazing coincidence that you know Danny!!!! Where is it you live Bill?

Sure, give Danny my email address, will be good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Clennell

You got it right Bill!

You come off the track at Cocklawfoot.

It is legal to ride Clennell Street as long as the bike is road legal and you keep on the track and not wander off up the hills...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Clennell

Just read my notes to you.

to expand a bit....

When you go over the stream at Uswayford you go up a bit of a hill to the left and to a gate at the top of the hill. Turn right after the gate...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Clennel

Okay Bill,

I will go to map 1 sent today 11:56. CORRECT you marked the correct route to the stream at the bottom Uswayford.

Map 2 sent 11:58 Thr route number 2 is correct

Map 3 sent...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
clennell street

You can email me on fredbbent@aol.com with your tel no. if you dont want to put it on the ADV site and i can call you.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Clennell Street

Hey Bill,

I just got to the map.

This is the way to go. Where your red maker and ? mark is you go straight on into where the green of the map is and follow the track and you will eventually...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Brit. bikes

Actually Bill,

The photo is out of date by about 8 months. It doesn't show the 1982 Suzuki Katana 1000 and the 1987 Yamaha FZX i bought recently. Nor the 1950 Vincent Black Shadow which I did...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Memory

Hi Bill,

Hope you have fun as Clennell Street is a blast to ride. Fast bits, slow bits, in between bits, bogs, great scenery, hope it aint misty. Bikes must be road legal.

Don't know how many...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Rothbury way.

Okay Bill,

Can I suggest you get an Ordance Survey Map of the area and it will show you Clennel Street North West out of Alwinton.

Failing that, as you come into Alwinton village take the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Geordies everywhere

Hi Bill,

I got over here because of LOVE. Met and fell in love with an amazing lady.

Sold my house etc. etc in the Tynemouth area and moved here in 2001 with my now 16 year old daughter....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,929
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
KTM Bill

Hey Bill,

Nice to hear from a fellow Geordie. I was brought up in Wallsend and as for off road riding you need to do Clennel Street out of Alwinton north west of Rothbury.

A great ride which...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-03-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Photos?

Okay guys,

Lets see some photos from the ride?

hope ya'll enjoyed it. :evil

Regards .. Fred
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,934
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Title

Hi Sportser,

Can I suggest that if you do any registering then go to the Tunnel Road MVD in Asheville as the local one in Hendersonville gave me hassle which wasn't warranted. :cry

On...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Off Roading

Hey Mel,

Keep checking this site out and the klrworld.com site for ride details.

I came across a lady riding pinnacle yesterday with her hubby and a couple of weeks ago saw another hubby/wife...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Dirty Old BMW

Thanks Mike and buddies,

Nice little ride that got the old beemer a little dirty, that NC mud needs more than a pressure hose to clean it up!

See enclosed photo and look forward to riding...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By Freddiefudpucker
Pinnacle MT

Hope to be there.

Look out for the Old Orange BMW Enduro style. Don't have my off road tires on yet to do the difficult part but will do the main ride. Unless...I feel hardy!

Regards ....
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