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Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 79,858
Posted By The Vert
Why can't they hang a muffler under it like a...

Why can't they hang a muffler under it like a Buell.
Forum: Canada 02-01-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,315
Posted By The Vert
Was looking at your #'s and thinking "dang!"...

Was looking at your #'s and thinking "dang!" until I realised you're out west.
Just got my renewal @ over $1450/basic coverage/old Buell ridden by an expert:D Double dang!
Forum: Canada 02-01-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,295,864
Posted By The Vert
1/4 century ago

Cycle Canada did a piece on Zoli Berenyi Jr. The article included a picture of 50yr. old Zoli Berenyi Sr. styling over a jump. Big whoop dee doo.
Today I understand the big whoop dee doo. It's not...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,976
Posted By The Vert
Ok, that's why I didn't catch it then. Thanx.

Ok, that's why I didn't catch it then. Thanx.
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
From what I recall of the time they were priced...

From what I recall of the time they were priced fairly high and had a whack of niggling little problems. By now these problems are well known and "easily" fixed. Further to that, if you stayed with...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,976
Posted By The Vert
All this talk about B Jan is news to me....been...

All this talk about B Jan is news to me....been reading the Airmail for better than a year, but only skim until I get to Oaks' stuff....I guess I'd better rifle thru the pile and check this...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,976
Posted By The Vert
ooops

ooops
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By The Vert
Riding apparel without hook and loop

Does anybody know which manufacturers (if any) do not use hook and loop.
I would like to buy a quality one or two piece riding suit without velcro. Boots without velcro would be nice too.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 96,305
Views: 18,166,745
Posted By The Vert
I believe the sidestand will be silver instead of...

I believe the sidestand will be silver instead of black.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
Yes, I described my Buell Cyclone. It sat at the...

Yes, I described my Buell Cyclone. It sat at the dealers 4 yrs. before somebody bought it. What the hell is the matter people these days:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,452
Posted By The Vert
I believe I've paid on par or above for any of...

I believe I've paid on par or above for any of the last 4 bikes I bought. In every case the seller has jumped at my offer. Any bikes I didn't bring home, the seller didn't agree to my offer. I take a...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,976
Posted By The Vert
Bought an airhead before I was really aware of...

Bought an airhead before I was really aware of the "airhead thing" altho I sensed something was a foot. I just wanted a simple aircooled motorcycle that wasn't made by the J.A.Pan company or by the...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By The Vert
I see the gloves are off! I've got a 50 amp in...

I see the gloves are off!
I've got a 50 amp in the shed for the welder and have been running circuit breakers since before the turn of the century.
You're probably wondering about my driveway....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,452
Posted By The Vert
I'm missing something here? What's wrong with...

I'm missing something here? What's wrong with haggling for the lowest price? The seller can always say "NO"
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By The Vert
Love to see a guy get all jazzed about cheap...

Love to see a guy get all jazzed about cheap female torx bits:thumb
I couldn't help but notice you have indoor plumbing. That's pretty fricken rightious.
I got a whole whack of 15 amp circuits.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
That's nice. Is that the one with the peanut tank...

That's nice. Is that the one with the peanut tank and raked back styling?
Trust me, I've rolled this around my head a fair bit over the years, trying to convince myself it's do-able. It's not.
Give...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
Sorry, I meant a true standard. Not a funkified...

Sorry, I meant a true standard. Not a funkified GP bike with upright bars. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 68,822
Posted By The Vert
:thumb more than a few times I've...

:thumb



more than a few times I've had people on forums ask me "who the fuck are you"? or "and you are"? and the like, rather than deal with the content of my post....that does the opposite...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
OH, I forgot to mention. I like the engines...

OH, I forgot to mention. I like the engines hanging out in the breeze. Easy to work on, cool better and looks like a proper motorcycle.
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 68,822
Posted By The Vert
i knew what you getting at:D as much as i can be...

i knew what you getting at:D as much as i can be a burr under the saddle, i don't make enemies very easily.....we all have our ways, i suppose:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
I was glad to see the XR1200 brought to market...

I was glad to see the XR1200 brought to market and it's the closest thing in H.D.'s line up that I would buy. I'm a liittle dissapointed with the difference in weight between the XR1200 and the...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 68,822
Posted By The Vert
it's a public forum....if i can see it on my...

it's a public forum....if i can see it on my screen it's good as being in the room....everything else, you already know:D
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 68,822
Posted By The Vert
Who's going to win the pole postion?

Who's going to win the pole postion?
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,686
Posted By The Vert
I wish either H.D. or Buell would bring out a...

I wish either H.D. or Buell would bring out a "standard" motorcycle with the sporty motor. Think Suzuki Bandit with sporty motor. Nothing complicated there. Been jonesing for something like that for...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By The Vert
Sounds like my experience with a wheel builder....

Sounds like my experience with a wheel builder. It was almost 3yrs. ago but I'm still "wearing the scars" (dramatized for effect). Nothing worse than dealing with a vendor that's in WAYY over his...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,295,864
Posted By The Vert
100-93=7 nobody's perfect

100-93=7

nobody's perfect
Forum: Canada 01-28-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,295,864
Posted By The Vert
I don't know what you're complaining about. It's...

I don't know what you're complaining about. It's a dual sport. A sportbike is only a single sport. You've been getting off pretty easy for a long time.
Forum: Canada 01-28-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
I'm no expert, but it sure seems like we're in a...

I'm no expert, but it sure seems like we're in a race to the bottom. The consumer gets the last word. What does the consumer want? A deal, inexpensive stuff. Crikey, is that ever festive! A skill saw...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By The Vert
My buddies dad had one sitting in the garage thru...

My buddies dad had one sitting in the garage thru most of the early seventies. Never ever heard it running, but the gang used to stand around it in a semi-circle and imagine the possibilities. Heady...
Forum: Canada 01-26-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
Please don't diminish my personal struggle with...

Please don't diminish my personal struggle with an offhand quip. This is huge in my world. I've just been advised that WallyWorld stocks Posi-Lock connectors. That's the world I want to live in.:thumb
Forum: Canada 01-26-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
Us taskmasters on the front lines get a pretty...

Us taskmasters on the front lines get a pretty raw view, I'm afraid to report. It may be a big joke to you sir, but the evidence of consumer manipulation is mounting at a frightening rate.

:D
Forum: Australia 01-25-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By The Vert
I heard they are garbage. Put on a Gixxer...

I heard they are garbage. Put on a Gixxer muffler. Search www.thumpertalk.com (http://www.thumpertalk.com) Anybody who's anybody is running the Gixxer muffler with Hindle midpipe. If yer really...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By The Vert
Maybe I should have stuck my nose right in there...

Maybe I should have stuck my nose right in there with a trouble light before I started mouthing off:lol3 As everybody else knows, I'm sure, their is a gap....so I pulled the starter motor (could...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By The Vert
If I knew for sure that there is an airtight seal...

If I knew for sure that there is an airtight seal between the starter motor and flywheel housing I would feel much more comfortable disturbing the crud and introducing cleaning agents. All the grit...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
on second thought...nevermind

on second thought...nevermind
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
Not a problem, Bloughy

Not a problem, Bloughy
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By The Vert
OK, I took the little plastic piece off of the...

OK, I took the little plastic piece off of the end of the speedo cable and tapped it with 1/2"x13 tap. Drilled a 1/2" bolt to accept a brass fitting. Now I can run the vent hose. Using it to fill the...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,926
Posted By The Vert
I won't argue with success but I believe it's in...

I won't argue with success but I believe it's in the North American DNA. Until I came across the pond I'd never seen an extended fork, sissy bar or handlebar streamers. Riding and driving (in the old...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
Ya, I drove right by the place:norton A lot of...

Ya, I drove right by the place:norton A lot of their product is servicable, I suppose. Although lately I've been forced to return some of their stuff. Chop saw blades that wouldn't cut, scissor jack...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,630
Posted By The Vert
Actually, I went to NAPA last week because what I...

Actually, I went to NAPA last week because what I really wanted was the Posi-Lock connector which are not available in the CTC type stores. Very expensive.
NAPA only had small packages of the crimp...
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