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Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,099
Posted By ricochetrider
^^^^YES!^^^^ :clap Agreed. What good...

^^^^YES!^^^^ :clap

Agreed.
What good fortune to meet the other guys on their Airhead BMWs also. Great to see all the old classic bikes in motion. Your pix are very nice, too, taken in a stunning...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 9,944,132
Posted By ricochetrider
http://40.media.tumblr.com/707a1a4f1d9579e59351bfc...

http://40.media.tumblr.com/707a1a4f1d9579e59351bfc6e623ba21/tumblr_nd1i6yrZMC1tknmz7o1_500.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 9,944,132
Posted By ricochetrider
http://36.media.tumblr.com/dd53591da75209ff78250dd...

http://36.media.tumblr.com/dd53591da75209ff78250dd7c84a17fe/tumblr_ndtcb9gVI51rv43zto1_500.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16,396
Views: 9,944,132
Posted By ricochetrider
http://41.media.tumblr.com/fe0bf566ad5213562d023d6...

http://41.media.tumblr.com/fe0bf566ad5213562d023d68cfb4b4fc/tumblr_mgisqdkDnw1rgpwp0o1_500.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 268,715
Posted By ricochetrider
This beautiful Norton 650SS was stolen at or near...

This beautiful Norton 650SS was stolen at or near Sowerby Bridge, Upper Calder Valley, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England, UK today.
Will try to get more details and contact info.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By ricochetrider
Help please: UK NORTON SS Stolen

This just in. Will try to get contact info and further details.

M
http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu277/jimc750/650ss.jpg (http://s655.photobucket.com/user/jimc750/media/650ss.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,211
Posted By ricochetrider
Stolen Norton 650SS in the UK

Passing this on from Britbike.com
ALERT: STOLEN BIKE
WILL TRY TO GET EXACT DETAILS AND CONTACT INFO


http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu277/jimc750/650ss.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,248
Posted By ricochetrider
Man I gotta say, also- what wonderful photos. ...

Man I gotta say, also- what wonderful photos.
Obviously you are using a tripod in some of them?
May I Ask what kind of cameras you use?
Apologies if this is something you've already talked about....
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,886
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow! The Pyrenees are just beautiful. And few...

Wow! The Pyrenees are just beautiful. And few cars or traffic about as well!
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 56,092
Posted By ricochetrider
Howdy. Been subbed for a while, reading...

Howdy.
Been subbed for a while, reading periodically... not certain I've chirped up yet. I'm enjoying your trip thru Olde Meh-hee-co so far. I feel like Mexico is a lot like Africa, in that from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-08-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,891
Posted By ricochetrider
Thumb Sunday Jan 17 & 18

Hi guys,
Don't usually check in here at this forum
BUT
Was just looking through some NE stuff and thought I'd post this for your calendar- with apologies for the late entry.

NEXT weekend,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,453
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow man, your post about the Our Kids Foundation...

Wow man, your post about the Our Kids Foundation was really moving.
Bless them, and bless you for your work there.
Way to go.

Reading about the Roma beggar kids... Humans have such a long and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By ricochetrider
Someone at BMWMOA posted this link to a...

Someone at BMWMOA posted this link to a motorcycle ergonomics site that has a handy calculator for bike comparisons! Here are the numbers using my and my GF's height and inseam:

...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By ricochetrider
Wicked Thanks guys. I have a K1200RS currently so am...

Thanks guys. I have a K1200RS currently so am quite aware of it and its ups and downs- few downsides, actually- the worst perhaps a somewhat flat "personality". I sure the Duc hands down smokes the K...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By ricochetrider
K1200rs vs st4s

I know there's threads talking about the differences between all the ST variants, but I wonder how an ST compares to the BMW K1200RS?

I KNOW. The motor, weight, and handling are far superior with...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,248
Posted By ricochetrider
http://www.wanderingsouls.be/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://www.wanderingsouls.be/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_1569.jpg
Love this- like don't drink a martini and drive but maybe a beer is OK, eh?
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 195,604
Posted By ricochetrider
Happy New Year to Gary and Jamie! Happy Trails...

Happy New Year to Gary and Jamie!
Happy Trails in 2015, kidz.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By ricochetrider
COOL. Back when ATGATT was pretty much exactly...

COOL.
Back when ATGATT was pretty much exactly what you're wearing in this pic.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,248
Posted By ricochetrider
Totally subscribing! :lurk Sweet choice of...

Totally subscribing! :lurk

Sweet choice of bikes, nice to see something different from the "normal" ADV-type dual sports in a Ride Report.

Bon Voyage
Happy Trails.
Shiny Side UP.
Happy New...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,697
Posted By ricochetrider
:lol3 Oh I don't know, man- looks like there's...

:lol3 Oh I don't know, man- looks like there's dents all up in the oil tank...
maybe a ball peen hammer to the tank to match it up, then... :eek1

:rofl JK.

Buff/polish, and clear-coat it?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,321
Posted By ricochetrider
I'll look at AMCA to see what they say... My...

I'll look at AMCA to see what they say... My Norton is modded and not 100% original tho, so it may not pass AMCA muster...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,588
Posted By ricochetrider
"dark clouds were rolling in, and a light mist...

"dark clouds were rolling in, and a light mist had begun"

or words to that effect...
Well. "They" didn't name it New Scotland for nothin! :lol3
We actually went to Nova Scotia in early June of...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,697
Posted By ricochetrider
Bike is looking really great here. I know you...

Bike is looking really great here. I know you love old style patina already, from seeing your other bikes. Givne that... I mean unless it's really serious... I wouldn't worry too awfully much about...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,907
Posted By ricochetrider
Nice build up.. Errr... or whatever ya wanna call...

Nice build up.. Errr... or whatever ya wanna call it. :lol3
Seriously, tho- sweet bike!
Sounds like you already have it going on, and of course there's plenty of knowledge here if you get stuck...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 268,715
Posted By ricochetrider
Beautiful Commando there.

Beautiful Commando there.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 195,604
Posted By ricochetrider
Epic cubed.

Epic post, on an epic episode
in an epic journey.
Wilujeng Natal Sareng Warsa Enggal!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,321
Posted By ricochetrider
I guess there's no real conflict of interest with...

I guess there's no real conflict of interest with both appraising and insuring bikes... Probably in everyone's best interest to know what's what. I'd love to get some face to face time in with a...
Forum: Upcoming 12-23-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,674
Posted By ricochetrider
Probably... possibly... (Maybe?) these dates are...

Probably... possibly... (Maybe?) these dates are set to be timed with peak fall leaf changes down there? Certainly in an area where there is likely to be a definite tourist "season", the dates are...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,453
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks for not taking the same old pix of Venezia...

Thanks for not taking the same old pix of Venezia that the rest of the world takes. Refreshing to see some different views of the fabled city.
Cheers.
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,600
Posted By ricochetrider
Norton in England is now apparently releasing a...

Norton in England is now apparently releasing a cafe special...the Dominator SS.
Which seems somewhat like putting the cart before the horse, considering their current production record is somewhere...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 19,852
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey man, just came across this thread. I'll echo...

Hey man, just came across this thread. I'll echo others' condolences for Shirley's death. I'm glad you are OK and moving on. Life does go on for the living, and I'm certain Shirley would want you to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,683
Posted By ricochetrider
Hi Fred, my buddy lives in England but I'll email...

Hi Fred, my buddy lives in England but I'll email him the pic and ask for a description of the stove, and its history with him.

He packs these around to rallies and meetings... They get honest,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,498
Posted By ricochetrider
Hence one problem with SOME people on this forum,...

Hence one problem with SOME people on this forum, as I see it, anyway.

You [think you] know way too much to simply shut the fuck up and let a story roll. you know-it-all FFs are so quick to jump...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,683
Posted By ricochetrider
Oh.

I thought you meant OLD stoves...

BUT here is a mix of old and new

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/ricochetrider/pt%203-yorkshire%20pudding/P1050236.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 282,918
Posted By ricochetrider
Norway August 2013

Went from Hamburg, Germany to Norway a couple,years back to attend an international BSA vintage bike rally. My steed for this was my buddy's 79(?) Yamaha XT500.

Ferry ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 282,918
Posted By ricochetrider
Here's my K1200 at Seneca Rocks, WV this past...

Here's my K1200 at Seneca Rocks, WV this past November
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,560
Posted By ricochetrider
Cool, man. I assume you mean the AMCA meet at...

Cool, man. I assume you mean the AMCA meet at Oley... Just by looking at your location?
It's a great show... Even with many of the same bikes there year after year. There are many that change from...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 195,604
Posted By ricochetrider
W:eek1W How can a story climb & climb,...

W:eek1W

How can a story climb & climb, reaching not only one zenith but then continue ever upward through an amazing series of seemingly endless highs? Even the low moments soar.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,453
Posted By ricochetrider
Russ, I see it like this: there's not much...

Russ,

I see it like this: there's not much worse than regret.

The worst thing in the whole world would be for anyone's dying thoughts to be those of regret and nothing else. Given that,...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 268,715
Posted By ricochetrider
^^^^^^^ W:eek1W ^^^^^^^ That AJS V twin ain't...

^^^^^^^ W:eek1W ^^^^^^^
That AJS V twin ain't too shabby either!
!08 pages and this page has two of the nicest bikes posted yet!
MIOB's Ariel a few posts up is really nice. Moreover, tho- that's...
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