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Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By Offcenter
They leave all that space because they aren't...

They leave all that space because they aren't paying attention to their driving. They're too busy looking at their cell phones as they coast up to the light. :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,537
Posted By Offcenter
Back when I was young, I used to take people to a...

Back when I was young, I used to take people to a shopping center parking lot on Sunday. In those days, all stores were closed on Sunday!!
Today, at least here in Jersey, stores are open 7 days a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,305
Posted By Offcenter
That one inch rectangle stops the brake drum from...

That one inch rectangle stops the brake drum from spinning around.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,443
Posted By Offcenter
Good concept....but... The luggage rack is way...

Good concept....but...
The luggage rack is way too small, and that frickin' luggage-melting muffler is way too big...and probably too heavy as well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,083
Posted By Offcenter
THAT...is a whole 'nuther story!! We lived in a...

THAT...is a whole 'nuther story!!
We lived in a rented two story house. My father NEVER went in the basement. So I kept the bike down there. I think I had it almost two months before he found out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,584
Views: 525,400
Posted By Offcenter
My brother used to get this a lot back in the...

My brother used to get this a lot back in the 70s. (the muscle car days)
He would just shake his head and laugh at 'em, which only made 'em mad.
The light would change and they would floor it,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 360,097
Posted By Offcenter
Considerably better than mach 2 in 1957!!! ...

Considerably better than mach 2 in 1957!!! Unbelievable for it's time!
0 to 20,000 feet in 58 seconds!
Nicknamed "The missle with a man in it".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,199
Posted By Offcenter
I ride a Honda Trail 90. The Trail 90 came STOCK...

I ride a Honda Trail 90. The Trail 90 came STOCK from the factory with a spare 1/2 gallon spare gas can mounted on the left side of the rear fender. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,083
Posted By Offcenter
When I turned 17 and wanted a bike, my father...

When I turned 17 and wanted a bike, my father said "NO WAY!! ONLY A FUCKIN' IDIOT WOULD RIDE ONE OF THOSE THINGS!" (...he said that about everything I wanted to do, not just bikes)
Sooo.....
A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,749
Posted By Offcenter
Years ago, I was a Mailman in a town where you...

Years ago, I was a Mailman in a town where you had to walk from house to house. As I'm coming up the walkway of this one house, here comes a Yorkie from the side porch of the house charging at me. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 360,097
Posted By Offcenter
Yes! F-104 Starfighter! The coolest plane with...

Yes! F-104 Starfighter! The coolest plane with the coolest name!
I would give my right arm to fly in one of those!
Twice the speed of sound in 1959!! From Lockheed's Skunkworks of course!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 360,097
Posted By Offcenter
Yes it's a Cessna....and that's sad. :2cry

Yes it's a Cessna....and that's sad. :2cry
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By Offcenter
Sure does! My brother tried that with a cherry...

Sure does! My brother tried that with a cherry bomb years ago.
It blew the dent out alright....in fact it blew the whole damned tank out
'til it looked like a balloon!
Then he had to go out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 13,749
Posted By Offcenter
I may have posted this before, but this thread is...

I may have posted this before, but this thread is a good place to repeat it.

In 1970 I was heading down a local street on my CB350 when a big Collie dog
tried to ambush me from between two...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,671
Posted By Offcenter
You and me both! I have a nice 77 Trail 90, but...

You and me both!
I have a nice 77 Trail 90, but the Cross Cub would be great!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36,651
Views: 9,583,797
Posted By Offcenter
I say Hawk's Nest on the Delaware too. Been...

I say Hawk's Nest on the Delaware too.
Been through there many times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,584
Views: 525,400
Posted By Offcenter
I've seen four or five wrong way drivers on Rt 15...

I've seen four or five wrong way drivers on Rt 15 near me here in Jersey.
One of 'em was big box truck!!! By the time I stopped at the local gas
station and called the cops, he came by again...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,896
Posted By Offcenter
As a kid, when I would ask my mother why she...

As a kid, when I would ask my mother why she talked to herself, she would
answer, "Because I can't find anyone smarter to talk to." :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 41,811
Posted By Offcenter
Then Came Bronson starring Michael Parks ...

Then Came Bronson starring Michael Parks

Pray For The Wildcats starring Andy Griffith and William Shatner (yes, you read that right)

World's Fastest Indian starring Anthony Hopkins
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,252
Posted By Offcenter
My '74 BMW R90/6 (900cc) would get 50 mpg all day...

My '74 BMW R90/6 (900cc) would get 50 mpg all day long when ridden gently. Went down to 45 mpg when I pushed it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,451
Posted By Offcenter
There have been some famous fiascoes, name wise,...

There have been some famous fiascoes, name wise, in the automobile world.
The best was when GM couldn't figure out why the Nova just didn't sell in Mexico and South America.....until some bright...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,339
Posted By Offcenter
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 179,571
Posted By Offcenter
Red, I had a problem with my battery...

Red, I had a problem with my battery overcharging. Ruined several
batteries like that. Finally, an electrically knowledgeable friend of mine
came up with a design for a voltage regulator for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 179,571
Posted By Offcenter
Hey Red, it has 9300 miles on it. I'm the second...

Hey Red, it has 9300 miles on it. I'm the second owner.
First owner put 5000 miles on it in 35 years.
I put another 4300 miles on it in three years!
Starts easily on the first kick most times. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 80,213
Posted By Offcenter
EXCELLENT! Congratulations! Can't wait to see...

EXCELLENT! Congratulations! Can't wait to see pics of a production unit!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,843
Posted By Offcenter
I say WRONG! It's because in this country, the...

I say WRONG! It's because in this country, the oil companies ARE the government!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 179,571
Posted By Offcenter
I put 85 miles on my '77 CT 90 today. It was a...

I put 85 miles on my '77 CT 90 today.
It was a GREAT day for riding!


http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=326157&d=1410908691
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,715
Posted By Offcenter
I'm surprised at the lack of front racks for...

I'm surprised at the lack of front racks for scooters.
Even my old Honda Trail 90 has a front rack still available
for it. Less than $100 last year!
Here's my baby ready to travel:
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Offcenter
I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone...

I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone problems.
Avgas is good old fashioned leaded gas. And it stores well over long
periods.
I'm a pilot. I know these things. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,291
Posted By Offcenter
LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the...

LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the asshole behind you.
You'll be a bug on his windscreen!!! LOL!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Offcenter
Ok, Just what IS reflecto? I'm guessing it's...

Ok, Just what IS reflecto?
I'm guessing it's some sort of reflective tape?
A google search yields nothing.
Tell us, O great King Of Reflecto!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,176,461
Posted By Offcenter
Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo: ...

Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo:
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/09/18/irv-gordons-volvo-p1800-has-hit-3-million-miles/
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,359
Posted By Offcenter
May I suggest another source of help. There is...

May I suggest another source of help.
There is a forum that is devoted primarily to the Honda Trail 90 here:
http://hondatrailcts.yuku.com/directory#.U_PwSMjhdqE
But they have sections for "Other...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,984
Posted By Offcenter
If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your...

If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your local airport and fill your gas can with Avgas. It's good old fashioned leaded gasoline. No ethanol. Stores well for long periods of time and won't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36,651
Views: 9,583,797
Posted By Offcenter
Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that...

Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that thing??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,794
Posted By Offcenter
What's with that stupid rear fender? Any crap...

What's with that stupid rear fender?
Any crap that the rear tire picks up is carried around and shot straight forward into what appears to be the electronics under the seat! :eek1
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 1,020,154
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks BigAl !! That is good to know! I can...

Thanks BigAl !!
That is good to know! I can see a model 30 in my future! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,545
Posted By Offcenter
I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it...

I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it everywhere for 30 years and
put 172,000 miles on it. Parked it in 2004 or so when life got in the way.
Gotta get out there and get it running again. It...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 1,020,154
Posted By Offcenter
BigAl, just to make sure I understand you..... ...

BigAl, just to make sure I understand you.....
Are you saying that the 12 volt model 30 and 40 worked on 6 volts??
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4,480
Views: 1,020,154
Posted By Offcenter
Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC....

Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC.
A friend has a 74 Honda ST-90, also 6 DC.
He also has an old BSA that is also 6 volts. Don't know if
the lights on that one run DC or AC.
Years...
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