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Forum: Racing 12-25-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

To all my brothers and sisters out there; whether you ride desert, mx, trail or street, here's wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year!

:clap
Forum: Racing 12-24-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Progress and stuff...

Spent the whole weekend in the shop, got a lot done! Also had a visitor (Luke) who has been a little scarce lately.

Obligatory Luke photo;
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Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 409,252
Posted By LC Garage
food as stop leak

Grew up very rural and one of my dad's good friends was what dad called an Okie, kind of a grapes of wrath character that lived in an old bus at a sawmill. This guy always drove old junkers and could...
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Didn't someone once say "All great adventures...

Didn't someone once say "All great adventures start with piss poor planning!" I have a sneaking hunch we are going to have an epic weekend in Odessa this spring, really looking forward to getting...
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Oh, 10-4 on the farkles! This Wing even came with...

Oh, 10-4 on the farkles! This Wing even came with a like new matching trailer, it is actually pretty cool. The owner/rider of this machine is the Captain of the HMS Interceptor in Pirates of the...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
GL1100 Rehab

You may ask yourself, "what is a GL1100 doing here?"

Even though it really has nothing to do with racing or vintage twins, it is a project we are working on so that one of our street riding...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Oh contrare, I embrace the madness! If it is at...

Oh contrare, I embrace the madness! If it is at all possible, we will have a rip snortin', semi street legal SL350 with us at Odessa. The plan would be to ride the family poker run in the morning...
Forum: Racing 12-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
D100

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxb_GohjwyQ&list=UUI-iLJ9Z16dh_6X4_ogqdmA
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Project List

Have been remiss of late about posting pics and progress, so here are the various projects we are working on and in some sort of order based on ever changing priorities;

Motor Home; timing chain &...
Forum: Racing 12-13-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Vintage bikes at D100

Little Red and I were just talking about this. OC is both good and bad for us. I said he is bad for me because he makes me think about doing things I shouldn't, she replied and he is good for you...
Forum: Racing 12-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
"New" Ride...'04 CRF250X

Finally got serious about replacing the TTR250, while it was a good little trail bike, it is no racer.

I'd recently made up my mind to find a good used CRF250X and by pure luck happended into a...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Luke, Don and I had a lot of fun this weekend; we...

Luke, Don and I had a lot of fun this weekend; we even rode a little bit too!
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Early Sunday morning, we headed...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
heading to high desert

Luke, Don and I are headed to high desert this weekend, OMRA XC at Fort Rock. Luke did not get new bike completed, is riding the yz200blaster hybrid. Pics and report next week. :D
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
I mentioned your comment about epoxy to Luke, not...

I mentioned your comment about epoxy to Luke, not epoxy, just years of gunk! :lol3
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Progress

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/i-gQBsKqH/0/M/IMG_0997-M.jpg (http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/25942711_bjgJrz#!i=3579581871&k=gQBsKqH&lb=1&s=A)
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Forum: Racing 09-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Luke & the search for the world's best trailbike, contd.

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/i-sNqpppp/0/M/IMG_0978-M.jpg (http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Machines/Shop-Stuff/25942711_bjgJrz#!i=3574427444&k=sNqpppp&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
wow, very nice, thanks for sharing. BTW, love...

wow, very nice, thanks for sharing. BTW, love your "location" sounds like we are both in the pre-retirement phase of life! :-)
Forum: Racing 09-26-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Speaking of racing; if you (or anyone else) are...

Speaking of racing; if you (or anyone else) are able and want to join us, Luke and I are headed to the OMRA XC desert race near Fort Rock/China Hat on October 19th. We are going to take his little...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 72,086
Posted By LC Garage
One of us needs to win the lottery so we can all...

One of us needs to win the lottery so we can all race more! :freaky
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Luke's New Project

Luke is building another super trail bike hybrid, this one will feature a YZ250 chassis and a counter-balanced and torquey Suzuky quad engine.

Some random pics, Luke can provide narrative later;...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
At my age, I am now mostly composed of "sore...

At my age, I am now mostly composed of "sore parts"! :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Luke and I have done some preliminary...

Luke and I have done some preliminary straightening...I was worried the fork tubes got bent, but they seem ok. No hardware to show for the event, but overall the bike's performance was encouraging....
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks for the kind words. Speaking of grass...

Thanks for the kind words. Speaking of grass roots, I really liked your horse trailer adapted to bike racing, very cool setup! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
We just got back from Canada a few days before...

We just got back from Canada a few days before Rattlers Run, maybe next year. What is the track like? How is the camping (Big K kinda spoiled us!)?

Next event for us, Luke and I are planning to...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Dave, yes I'm ok, just sore, thanks for asking....

Dave, yes I'm ok, just sore, thanks for asking. Every crash for the last 3 years has been left-side head, neck, or shoulder, this was no exception. Cory has film of the crash, he said he would post...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Race Report Bg K 2014

Cliff Mee, Debbie Poole, Dick and Kay Mann, Tom Bentley and many others put on a great AHRMA show at the Elkton Big K Ranch Vintage Trial and MX this year.

The scenery and camping is amazing, on...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
It Lives!

CV Carbs are on and working, bike is pretty much ready for Big K Ranch;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Cars/Keihin-722A-Rebuild/i-dz8kvPV/0/S/IMG_0673-S.jpg...
Forum: Racing 08-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
I'm a slow learner!:D

I'm a slow learner!:D
Forum: Racing 08-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
great! see you friday about 2 or 3 :D

great! see you friday about 2 or 3 :D
Forum: Racing 08-01-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Big K Ranch Prep and Other Stuff

It's been a very busy couple of months, and although I haven't been posting, have been busy in the shop and around the house.

1st things 1st; on July 1st I turned 60! I'm pretty stoked about that,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 56,587
Posted By LC Garage
1100 motor into 1000?

Do any of you know if a 1983 1100 motor would be a bolt in for a 1978 1000?

Thanks very much!:D
Forum: Racing 06-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Just had a similar situation with the sl350...

Just had a similar situation with the sl350 centrifugal oil filter cover. First try using a very fine punch or chisel and small hammer to try rotating the screws, often once the break loose they will...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Nachtflug, thanks, the blue bike has evolved...

Nachtflug, thanks, the blue bike has evolved quite a bit since this shot in 2011 and of course the white SL in the background is Oregon Coast's Mexican 1000 bike that was pulling duty that weekend as...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
I love it!!!!!!!!! :freaky

I love it!!!!!!!!! :freaky
Forum: Racing 06-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Inspired by Luke's FearLESSness

Luke has been a good influence on me, he is unafraid to try anything or any project, and it's made me just a little bit bolder. This weekend I took on the task of cutting down the windshield on my...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Probable Next Project Bike...

Last year we drug home a couple of SL350's that belonged to Tom Street. One was a stock low miler and the other was Tom's brothers bike, reported to have a Powroll big bore kit;
...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
One Last CRR SS Pic

Courtesy of KurtW;

http://lastchancegarage.smugmug.com/Competitions/SL350-Build-Summer-2012/i-53k6cBH/0/S/CRR%20SS%202014-S.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By LC Garage
Thanks for the great pics!

:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Holeshots can be deceiving...

Lots of pre-event work; mx and trials bikes received lots of attention. Felt really ready but still had nagging doubts about jetting and launches. One decision made at the last minute was to insert...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 82,948
Posted By LC Garage
Niggles

Had the good fortune to meet Niggles this weekend, very nice guy and also quite a good rider as well;
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