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Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Fighter
Bought one of these new from Kenny at the Yamaha...

Bought one of these new from Kenny at the Yamaha shop on Fireweed.
1977.
A couple of years later Mark Brelsford connected me with the White Bros and we slammed on a banana swing arm, upgraded the...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
That is correct Mick. 1000 cc jugs and pistons...

That is correct Mick.
1000 cc jugs and pistons using the original 800 heads.
Mine was done the same way.
Wish I still had that one.
Fantastic motorcycle!


Nice shots Beez and SolarM.
Keep...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Nice bike LuRo. Love the twin shock RS's. ...

Nice bike LuRo.
Love the twin shock RS's.
Welcome to the asylum.
Fite
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
BiggerBird fresh off the floor pre-farkle. ...

BiggerBird fresh off the floor pre-farkle.
Spring "06


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Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
I purchased my first GS from DR at TMS in 1986. ...

I purchased my first GS from DR at TMS in 1986.
It was a 1983 with factory PD kit.
Pretty close to this example owned/shown by Glenn Smith.

...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Managed to trade off the Yamaha after it left me...

Managed to trade off the Yamaha after it left me stranded in Yellowstone National Park.
Yamalube my ass .....total POS.


Went with one of these.
1966 Honda CL77 (305 Scrambler)
Fresh knobby...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Next came the Yamaha Trailmaster 100 1967. ...

Next came the Yamaha Trailmaster 100
1967.
Brochure said top speed = 62 mph. :deal
Total bullshit.


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Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Waaaay back. My first bike. I'm guessing...

Waaaay back.
My first bike.
I'm guessing 1965.
Suzuki 80 street.
Picked it up for $75.00.
First thing I bought was a Buco helmet (required by my dad) and a big sprocket.
My buddies were faster...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
F*&K Off Tom! That didn't take you long......

F*&K Off Tom!
That didn't take you long... did it????


Now before the rest of you clowns get all bent out of shape about BigBird and it's sanitary appearance/color ... I need to remind all of...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
BB before it even left TMS. ...

BB before it even left TMS.


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Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Sold it when I moved into the '05 1150GSA. Spring...

Sold it when I moved into the '05 1150GSA. Spring "06

New owner was a teacher at Service and not long
after the sale (within a year?) rounded a corner on Lake Otis and slammed into a light pole...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
1995 1100 GS with a few additions. BigBird at...

1995 1100 GS with a few additions.
BigBird at her finest.


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Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
I came back around to snap the photo didn't I...

I came back around to snap the photo didn't I ?????
Didn't quite catch the entire message the first time through. :D:D:D:D:D

So where are the rest of you folks?
I know all of you have evidence...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Old Blue 1985 K100RS #199 Still got this...

Old Blue
1985 K100RS
#199
Still got this one.


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Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
That's all I got! Now that I/we have...

That's all I got!

Now that I/we have completely FUBAR..ed
Antdrew's big hole thread ...how about we go a different direction.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25686601#post25686601
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
1968 Bonneville ...

1968 Bonneville

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Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fighter
Back in the early years.

Came across a time warp after reviewing some old photos and figured other locals might have something to add.
How 'bout a little history of your old rides.
Post 'em up kids.
Fite


Spring of...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Thanks for the feex Tom. Hudson was a1950...

Thanks for the feex Tom.
Hudson was a1950 Commodore 6.
Pops picked it up in Kalispell 1971.
Had less than 30K.
Cool car.
Wish I had pics after the new paint.
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Check those fancy leathers. I had installed the...

Check those fancy leathers.
I had installed the Euro-only police lights.
The RT later ended up at George's Fairbanks shop and later found its way into Jim
Binkley's collection after full...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Brendon...... here's a shot of pop's backside in...

Brendon...... here's a shot of pop's backside in the original Potter Street shop.
I was test fitting my new RT (1983 100RT 60th Anniversary) that had just arrived.




...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Taken at the folk's place in Billings, MT. ...

Taken at the folk's place in Billings, MT.
1977.
Bike was a '76 900/6.
I spent 6 weeks on it and covered close to 15,000 miles ripping around the lesser 48.
...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Squeaks

Squeaks
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Color has washed this pic out. Can't quite tell...

Color has washed this pic out.
Can't quite tell if this was my blue bike or BIL's maroon one.




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Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Portage Lake Rd if memory serves me right. BIL...

Portage Lake Rd if memory serves me right.
BIL in white helmet right side.


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Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
A few more headed your way Brendon. Love the...

A few more headed your way Brendon.
Love the face shield.
This was taken a couple miles north of Campbell's knife shop.
Kenai Lake is off to the left of the rider.
Speaking of old Kawi's...... my...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Thanks Mark. Made it back safe and sound. ...

Thanks Mark.
Made it back safe and sound.
Great hanging with you at BVD.
Currently planning next year's gig which will include a few days in BHam.
Stay in touch. Fite
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
This shot dates me a bit. Summer of 1975 near...

This shot dates me a bit.
Summer of 1975 near Valdez.


Hijack complete.


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Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
My ride at the time...1975 Z1B. Squeaks ordered...

My ride at the time...1975 Z1B.
Squeaks ordered in the WJammer and the very fashionable sissy bar.
How 'bout those "engine protection devices"?
Top notch farkle back in the day.

...
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
In front of the old Portage Garage/Cafe. ...

In front of the old Portage Garage/Cafe.
Located (not now!) at the junction of Seward Hiway and Portage Valley Road.

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Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Recognize the coffee drinker standing near the...

Recognize the coffee drinker standing near the Castrol sign??

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Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,108
Posted By Fighter
Maybe 205 I first met Squeaks Winter of '74/75....

Maybe 205
I first met Squeaks Winter of '74/75.
His shop at that time was on Commercial Drive.
Here is a shot from April of '75 with a group of us headed down to Seward.
Would have killed for a...
Forum: Alaska 11-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
Medford??? Don't you have a job?...

Medford???
Don't you have a job? :huh:huh:huh:huh
Fite
Forum: Alaska 11-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
That is funny as shit! Made it in to SOCO. ...

That is funny as shit!

Made it in to SOCO.
It's over.:cry:cry
Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
Back in Fort Louderdale tonight. Heading to...

Back in Fort Louderdale tonight.
Heading to SouthernComfort tomorrow.
TMan rolled back to Fort St. Lucid.
We will link back up tomorrow so he can meet RLE.
This trip is winding down quickly.
I...
Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:40 PM
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Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:39 PM
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Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:38 PM
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Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:37 PM
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Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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Forum: Alaska 11-14-2014, 07:36 PM
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Views: 47,045
Posted By Fighter
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