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Forum: Latin America 06-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By El Duque
Chile is on my list too. I plan on retiring...

Chile is on my list too. I plan on retiring there. Wife is Chilean.

I think we can bring one vehicle there but don't know the particulars yet. I am hoping it is a moto and not a car!

Also...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,778
Posted By El Duque
i hear is is safe and effective...cleaner and...

i hear is is safe and effective...cleaner and rust remover

http://www.harborfreight.com/1-gallon-evapo-rust-rust-remover-96431.html
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,072
Posted By El Duque
I wasn't going to sell my 75 goldwing (first...

I wasn't going to sell my 75 goldwing (first year). I was going to sell the other 3 and keep it.

classic bike

but I didn't really warm up to it. So, when I saw a guy on one of the GL forums...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By El Duque
CB 750 F or K?

I am looking to branch out....

I saw this one.
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/3390744461.html

F not that desirable? I like the k better, but don't see that many.

it is old - and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,072
Posted By El Duque
In order to fund a motorcycle trip or fix...

In order to fund a motorcycle trip

or fix one of the other ones?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 3,099,627
Posted By El Duque
75 GL 1000. First year of the Goldwing. ...

75 GL 1000.

First year of the Goldwing. Vetter fairing/no name bags. Sissy bar:evil

18k runner.

http://imageshack.us/a/img221/1084/p4150293.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,072
Posted By El Duque
Thinning the Vintage herd.....

Assuming we all love (and maybe at times hate) these old bikes, when do you decide to let one of them go....? And when there is more than one ready to leave the nest - which one goes first?

not...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,375
Posted By El Duque
Nice pics! and quote by John Muir. my old...

Nice pics! and quote by John Muir.

my old stompin grounds. I love 97.

re: Muir I heard once don't know if true but he was lost and cold up on Shasta and found a hot spring up there and spent...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 90,016
Posted By El Duque
http://www.advrider.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=http://...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/%3Ca%20href=http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/853/12873096.jpg/%20target=_blank%3E[IMG]http://img853.imageshack.us/img853/3608/12873096.jpghttp://img853.imageshack.us...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
I don't know about mechanics or handling, but the...

I don't know about mechanics or handling, but the r100 is def. better looking!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
I am going to keep looking, reading up (here);...

I am going to keep looking, reading up (here); not quite worthy of an informed decision just yet. I've only looked at one other air head - 80 r/65. It had similar bike/owner issues. Gettin out...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
the story has it... this guy is the second...

the story has it...

this guy is the second owner. he bought it from a friend who bought it new.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
Well, I went back to ride it and the front...

Well, I went back to ride it and the front calipers were so tight (to me) it was a struggle to move it sitting on the bike.

I didn't get very far (2blks) when I decided to take it back. One...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
Thanks, Yeah $1500 was my initial thought. ...

Thanks, Yeah $1500 was my initial thought. Might go to $1600.

That is if I like the ride - you never know I might like my road barge better:norton

Forgot - either the horn doesn't work (ok)...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
initial report

def. need new exhaust $8-900?

missing tank emblem (looks naked without it). will this this important bit.

oil changed 2 yr ago. Been sitting in the garage.

started right up. no smoke. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
Don't jump at the first thing, well,...

Don't jump at the first thing, well, maybe...LOLwell that was/is my story... but I've gotten better. At least I'm checking with you guys before I jump in.


If your vision is being able to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
Just what is the resale/desirability factor of...

Just what is the resale/desirability factor of one of these? Maybe not much since this one and some others I've seen on CL take a little while to sell? I think they are cool looking at least ......
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/126/53184875.jp...

http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/126/53184875.jpg (http://img703.imageshack.us/i/53184875.jpg/)

Thanks Charlie for the input. Sorry for the big pic

What is a little weird is I emailed about...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By El Duque
R1100rt - exhaust

I will be looking at a 1980 r100t. It has a leaky exhaust as in holes in it.

Are there aftermarket exhausts for these bikes? I would replace it.

I don't know much about these but like the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 143,874
Posted By El Duque
Dainese

Dainese
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,907
Posted By El Duque
Longways - thanks for the headsup on that one in...

Longways - thanks for the headsup on that one in Bham.

I might take a look if it hasn't sold.

I went and looked at this one. not as nice as it looks on paper. Needs a battery so I could not...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,907
Posted By El Duque
thanks for the replies Does the bike have...

thanks for the replies

Does the bike have electronic ignition? Or did it start in 81 as a spec sheet I looked up says. If not is there an upgrade?

this was the guys wife's bike - she passed...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,907
Posted By El Duque
1980 bmw r65??

What is there to like/not like about one of these?

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/mcy/2616828230.html

thanks
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 51,584
Posted By El Duque
me too. smoo......th... ...

me too. smoo......th...

http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/4328/img1255ur.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/20/img1255ur.jpg/)



classic 75-79. 80-83 getting there.

And yes the...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,135
Posted By El Duque
I want to learn to paint with "real" paint...

I want to learn to paint with "real" paint too....

but,

for the inexpensive, quick, rust proofing contrarian alternative....?

Rustoleum.

I know rattle can you say....
Forum: Trip Planning 01-16-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,430
Posted By El Duque
Anything and everything. words-get/make some...

Anything and everything.

words-get/make some flash cards Learn 2 or 3 a day! .
grammar-learn it little by little
talk to latin strangers - try it out on them
find a tutor/girlfriend/wife(be...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By El Duque
I have that problem sometimes. I am sure...

I have that problem sometimes.

I am sure there are many causes.

Mine happened to be a build up of rust/white powder/gas residue - something in this hole/tube.

Whatever it was clogged up a...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,687
Posted By El Duque
long but good

from another forum

#1 Wash the chrome piece with basic soap and water and dry thoroughly.

#2 Sand the entire piece with 220- to 320-grit paper and use 120- or even 60-grit for specific areas...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,091
Posted By El Duque
That bike belongs to "Randakk" - early wing...

That bike belongs to "Randakk" - early wing guru
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By El Duque
Thanks for all the good info. I knew I could...

Thanks for all the good info. I knew I could get it here.

Even though my wife knows my wishes other family members do not. They like a lot of people in our culture avoid the subject of death...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By El Duque
What if you bite the big one are your affairs in order?

Not planning on it, but shit does happen - everyday to someone....

In the event of an early demise; as in Moto accident victim, what would be

some of the things on the list to do.

I am...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,011
Posted By El Duque
Thanks for all the replys. SlackerStever -...

Thanks for all the replys.

SlackerStever - that is some good info

Bike specifie tranny issues (as in major repairs) would make it a deal breaker

I like the look. Would I be happier with a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,011
Posted By El Duque
I can't argue with simplicity of that! I...

I can't argue with simplicity of that!

I sent off an inquiry.

I do have other criteria as well.

Can I/do I want to afford it? maintenance/repair/modify/easily resell......
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,011
Posted By El Duque
Bmw r1100rs

Any opinions on one of these?

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/1962411733.html

I am looking to step into the bmw fray. Had a look at the k bikes, I really like the 1150r (more$) but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 63,031
Posted By El Duque
bmw r1100rs

sorry meant to post a new thread/question
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 63,031
Posted By El Duque
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By El Duque
these:...

these: http://ussaddlebag.com/yamaha_saddlebags.html#

not locking but lock to the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,814
Posted By El Duque
my naked 78. ...

my naked 78.
http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/7153/img0625k.jpg (http://img231.imageshack.us/i/img0625k.jpg/)
<script src="http://img231.imageshack.us/shareable/?i=img0625k.jpg"...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,493
Posted By El Duque
the Old wings are relatively cheap. ...

the Old wings are relatively cheap.

Look/wait for the right deal/bike.

I bought a 78 - rode it home for $750. I'm into it another $250. Gonna leave it at that.

Cause, I have an 80 that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,776
Posted By El Duque
Seller on the last bike held out at $3750 came...

Seller on the last bike held out at $3750 came down $100.

I am going to look at another one. Hopefully it will have a better seat.

$4k for this one-92' 20k miles (will take reasonable offer)....
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