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Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 213,952
Posted By LWRider
This reminds me of the answer offered in Venus on...

This reminds me of the answer offered in Venus on the Half Shell, by Kilgore Trout: "Why not?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 78,293
Posted By LWRider
I don't think so. I believe there is one for the...

I don't think so. I believe there is one for the Thunderbird, but not the Bonnies.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 78,293
Posted By LWRider
If you want to ride it down here I can help you...

If you want to ride it down here I can help you with it. The problem is, if you need shims it takes a while to get them. Triumph needs to rethink how they supply their dealers. My bike's been sitting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 78,293
Posted By LWRider
Why not do your own valves? I am at my third...

Why not do your own valves? I am at my third check right now. Only changed exhaust the first time and since then the clearance has not changed at all. The second time, the two left exhaust valves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
I find it very unfortunate that law enforcement...

I find it very unfortunate that law enforcement doesn't make an effort to be examples of proper riding attire. They usually have the skills down, but then ignore everything else.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,625
Posted By LWRider
I took about 600! Going to be a bit before I can...

I took about 600! Going to be a bit before I can post them as I have AIMExpo all the rest of the week. It was a great event as usual. I split my time between the Triumph Tent and Ace Corner (where my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
Storage for the camera equipment and some other...

Storage for the camera equipment and some other stuff.

I met him up at Vogel State Park in North Georgia when I was bumming around the Blue Ridge a bit and was starting home. He was doing a gig as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
This is a fellow inmate and he lives on that...

This is a fellow inmate and he lives on that bike. He rides more in a month than most of us do in a year. He's pretty good at it, too. I've tried chasing him around near Suches and was no match.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
Thanks for the correction. I thought the CB750...

Thanks for the correction. I thought the CB750 Supersport was new in '78.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,337
Posted By LWRider
There's just something I like about Bob's Place....

There's just something I like about Bob's Place. I have not been there for music, though, but will remedy that next chance I get.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
Honda did do a 4 into one in 1978 and called it a...

Honda did do a 4 into one in 1978 and called it a SuperSport.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 213,952
Posted By LWRider
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
I've always referred to them as "Two flapjacks on...

I've always referred to them as "Two flapjacks on a hinge!" But those in the photo above look OK to me. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
Very nice 750! I have my eye on one, too, to do...

Very nice 750! I have my eye on one, too, to do likewise (a 1978 SS). That gold color is classic!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
Very cool! I have seen a couple of BMWs modified...

Very cool! I have seen a couple of BMWs modified to take that VW motor. Von Dutch alctually mad eon back in the day if I recall correctly. That woudl be right up my alley as I have more than a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,242
Posted By LWRider
lilolita, Looks like you made it into North...

lilolita, Looks like you made it into North Carolina on US 178. You may remember passing just before the state line sign a little bar called "Bob's Place." Davidson River is a great spot and if you...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-11-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 68,599
Posted By LWRider
Best of luck, Anti! Looking forward to hearing...

Best of luck, Anti! Looking forward to hearing about the ride.
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 589,594
Posted By LWRider
I've Googled for it before, to no avail. I kept...

I've Googled for it before, to no avail. I kept finding them for other motors, but not the Bonnie. The link you provided says specifically that it will not work with Bonneville Twins.

Looks like...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 589,594
Posted By LWRider
And where do you get one of these special "valve...

And where do you get one of these special "valve compression tools" you speak of? If you didn't need to remove the cams, this job would be easy as pie. I've seen a toll available for other models but...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 589,594
Posted By LWRider
I've been in there twice on my T100. The first...

I've been in there twice on my T100. The first time I had to put in new shims on only the exhaust side. The second time only one exhaust was out and it was so slightly out, and loose rather than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
You just described riding in Florida in the...

You just described riding in Florida in the summer (monsoon) perfectly!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
Please do a resto thread! If you are a VJMC...

Please do a resto thread! If you are a VJMC member it would make a nice article, too. If you want to do that, message me.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,242
Posted By LWRider
Hi lilolita! Sorry I missed you when you passed...

Hi lilolita! Sorry I missed you when you passed by here. Andrea thoroughly enjoyed your visit. Florida is deceptively big (I mean it looks so narrow, but the trip I just did to SC/NC from central...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
Not a duffel bag; they are Cortech Sport...

Not a duffel bag; they are Cortech Sport Saddlebags. I use a set myself. Great soft bags.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
Do your shoes look like this? :lol3 ...

Do your shoes look like this? :lol3

http://madhattermagicshop.com/magicshop/images/model33.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 589,594
Posted By LWRider
Thanks, Blacktiger. Looking for something ot keep...

Thanks, Blacktiger. Looking for something ot keep the wind off my hands in really cold weather. Looks like these should work.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 589,594
Posted By LWRider
Been considering the Tiger handguards for my T100...

Been considering the Tiger handguards for my T100 Bonnie as part of my ADV mods. As I recall, however, the Scrambler and the T100 have different brake fluid reservoirs, and therefore different switch...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,229
Posted By LWRider
...and not one you see every day! Nice, very...

...and not one you see every day! Nice, very clean example. I have a friend up in Panama City that has its twin, even the same color.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 48,827
Posted By LWRider
Keep sending them this way! I am getting...

Keep sending them this way! I am getting virtually parched...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 48,827
Posted By LWRider
"Pretty rare beast this one, anyone want to...

"Pretty rare beast this one, anyone want to hazard a guess?"

Indian 841
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 253,029
Posted By LWRider
I have the National Cycle Deflector DX...

I have the National Cycle Deflector DX windscreen. I use it on both my 1968 CB350 and my 2011 Bonneville T100. I have the mounts on both bikes and move the screen back and forth as needed. It is very...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 48,827
Posted By LWRider
Harley-Davidson XA

Harley-Davidson XA
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 253,029
Posted By LWRider
That all depends on what you want to do with it....

That all depends on what you want to do with it. If you want rugged 80% off road capability, then a lot will have to be done. For mostly road work, the bike is pretty good as-is IMO. (This is coming...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 48,507
Posted By LWRider
Just noticed the RR this afternoon. Gotta to...

Just noticed the RR this afternoon. Gotta to remember to check the new threads more often. I'm in, Dave.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
CX 500 or 650

CX 500 or 650
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4,301
Views: 956,392
Posted By LWRider
John provides great service. I wouldn't worry....

John provides great service. I wouldn't worry. Have had my 30s on my Bonnie for a couple years and thousands of miles. They are never off and they work like new.
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 253,029
Posted By LWRider
Been messing around with mine. I can't afford a...

Been messing around with mine. I can't afford a street-only bike and an adventure bike, so I have been ADVing my T100:
[edit: I see the words are not very readable. Tires: Pirelli Scorpion Trail,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 48,827
Posted By LWRider
Sadly, Fantasy of Flight just closed to the...

Sadly, Fantasy of Flight just closed to the public on April 6. I was there with my son and a bunch from VJMC (Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club) for a look see, lunch, and a ride on the last day they...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 48,827
Posted By LWRider
I'm in! And here's Herb's Limestone Country Club....

I'm in! And here's Herb's Limestone Country Club. Great spot, often with good music on weekends.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,776,123
Posted By LWRider
For now.

For now.
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