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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,141
Posted By MrBob
Not very long lives for these folks.

Not very long lives for these folks.
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By MrBob
I ended up on a plastics odyssey when I cracked a...

I ended up on a plastics odyssey when I cracked a bag on my Concours. Apparently, one common way of identifying different plastics is to melt them.

http://www.urethanesupply.com/identify.php
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By MrBob
I've installed the Stebel horn on about a half...

I've installed the Stebel horn on about a half dozen of my bikes. With a careful installation you will have a trouble-fee unit. I bought an aftermarket wiring harness and relay from Eastern Beaver....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,141
Posted By MrBob
A little off topic: The Oregon Trail fascinates...

A little off topic: The Oregon Trail fascinates me and when I learned that a significant stop along the trail wasn't far from my home in Longmont, CO I headed up to Guernsey in SE Wyoming.
This...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,141
Posted By MrBob
There's another old cemetery thread floating...

There's another old cemetery thread floating around here somewhere...

I think this one was in Vermont.
http://102449.smugmug.com/photos/i-6fHLkHn/0/M/i-6fHLkHn-M.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,229
Posted By MrBob
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
Whatever happened to that other Killboy thread...

Whatever happened to that other Killboy thread that contained actual photos?
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
Both sold today for 250.00 each.

Both sold today for 250.00 each.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
Ads are in the flea market listing them for...

Ads are in the flea market listing them for 350.00 each but I know they'll take offers.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15,489
Views: 2,375,216
Posted By MrBob
The edit function wasn't working earlier, price...

The edit function wasn't working earlier, price added now. Seven hundred bucks for the pair.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15,489
Views: 2,375,216
Posted By MrBob
Roketa Carpi 150cc Scooters (Pair)

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/i-CsmNjrR/0/M/DSC_1990-M.jpg (http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/15527568_t2H8pM#!i=3600318303&k=CsmNjrR&lb=1&s=A)



Sold
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,420
Posted By MrBob
What have you got to lose by trying it? You can...

What have you got to lose by trying it? You can always park it and hitch hike to the top. If you really want a challenge, try Mt. Evans.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
I"ll pass this along to the owners. Tomorrow I...

I"ll pass this along to the owners. Tomorrow I get to visually inspect the bikes. I'm beginning to think somewhere between 400.00 and 500.00 each for the bikes, unless I see something to change that...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Random/i-4T4brZG/0...

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Random/i-4T4brZG/0/M/Screen%20Shot%202014-10-07%20at%209.28.24%20PM-M.png (http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Random/15592651_fg8m2H#!i=3596890668&k=4T4brZG&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
Time for you to resume lurking.

Time for you to resume lurking.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
Feedback, much like Jerry's. The owners are...

Feedback, much like Jerry's.
The owners are decent people and realize that buying them was a tragic mistake but I'm looking for information that will help me appropriately price the scooters.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
As I suspected. Still, the owners agree that I...

As I suspected. Still, the owners agree that I can be perfectly candid about their condition when listing them and price accordingly. I'm sure that the plastic eagle head with red eyes will wow them...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By MrBob
Roketa Capri MC 150cc

A customer of mine asked me to help sell two scooters they have gathering dust in their garage. After riding them less than 100 miles they parked them and want nothing more to do with them.
Anybody...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
Add the crazy winds into the mix and it gets...

Add the crazy winds into the mix and it gets interesting. Riding over a pass near Leadville, CO we had winds coming at us from three directions after it gone done deflecting all over the place.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,895
Posted By MrBob
What was the recommended oil change interval on...

What was the recommended oil change interval on the Superhawk? I can remember being on tour and changing the oil almost every day.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
You'll know it when you find it.

You'll know it when you find it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
Actually, I did maintenance work at Iron Horse...

Actually, I did maintenance work at Iron Horse for a few months and rode the Dragon more times than I can remember on a Bandit and a Wee Strom so I claim to have some basis for comparison though, as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
After riding in Colorado for the last 7 years I...

After riding in Colorado for the last 7 years I can tell you that the Dragon would be almost boring except for the part about finding people coming at you in your lane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
Big fail - no gloves. Think about what you won't...

Big fail - no gloves. Think about what you won't be able to do if your hands are wrapped in bandages.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,269,920
Posted By MrBob
What a sweet bike (sigh) if only it was for sale.

What a sweet bike (sigh) if only it was for sale.
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,055
Posted By MrBob
Eventually, it will all be sorted out though it's...

Eventually, it will all be sorted out though it's kind of a high price to pay for a good story. Best of luck with the outcome.
Maybe some time I'll tell you the story of my new Norton that was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By MrBob
Try a cup of a good quality chamomile tea with a...

Try a cup of a good quality chamomile tea with a little honey. Chamomile is very good for soothing lower intestinal distress.
Good luck.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Shelby-Museum/i-tD...

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Shelby-Museum/i-tDSjZNs/0/M/41-M.jpg (http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Shelby-Museum/16640211_wPj3xT#!i=1254874165&k=tDSjZNs&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,515
Posted By MrBob
As long as we're on the topic of Cobras... ...

As long as we're on the topic of Cobras...

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Shelby-Museum/i-wWjF5H6/0/M/22-M.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By MrBob
Memory is hazy, but I believe I paid three lids...

Memory is hazy, but I believe I paid three lids of Jamaican weed for the Yamaha.
I remember the huge clouds of smoke that accompanied the scrambler when the throttle was pinned.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,269,920
Posted By MrBob
That would be this gentleman. We lived in...

That would be this gentleman. We lived in adjoining towns (The Twin Cities) and traveled at about the same time, though he was the better recorder.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,417
Posted By MrBob
It was my daily rider and never let me down in...

It was my daily rider and never let me down in spite of the fact that I didn't know how to take care of it.

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/i-6XCJBtr/0/M/Me%20on%20Yammie-M.png...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,269,920
Posted By MrBob
I toured this baby an entire summer with nary a...

I toured this baby an entire summer with nary a problem.

http://102449.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/i-PKZhmVq/0/M/IMG-M.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By MrBob
We had a perfect day for tree planting today and...

We had a perfect day for tree planting today and the crews added about 20 trees to the Lyons tree population. This was my crew.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By MrBob
It's a long story but this guy is absolutely one...

It's a long story but this guy is absolutely one of the worst human beings I've had the misfortune of dealing with. And as a parting shot, after a nightmare of hidden charges and delays, I discovered...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By MrBob
Lyons Tree Planting - again

This Saturday will be our second round of planting trees in the Lyons area. The last time was a big success and it's been very satisfying to watch our trees flourish along Main st. in Lyons. Once...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By MrBob
I grew up in Minnesota and, yes, the deer problem...

I grew up in Minnesota and, yes, the deer problem is way out of control.
I left Durango, CO on my Concours just after dawn on freezing morning. Unknown to me, a deer was running down the side of a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 315,978
Posted By MrBob
Really nice boots in good condition, soon off to...

Really nice boots in good condition, soon off to the Restore with a box of other stuff.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 26,795
Posted By MrBob
Still enjoying a toke or two and riding my fat...

Still enjoying a toke or two and riding my fat tire bicycle at midnight as I approach 65 years old. Keep that freak flag flying.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By MrBob
I don't know if Woodys is still mounting tires...

I don't know if Woodys is still mounting tires but they sell them and used to give me same day service.

http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/
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