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Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,248
Posted By earlyWiz
Each point point raised in this thread has merit.

The surprise one can experience when change bursts onto the scene is disquieting. It won't matter to one individual that another has possibly forfeited much more.I am now in the grumpy stage of...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
The "CAST-IRON MAIDEN"

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/AERMACCHI-MICHELINA/i-B7hH5kZ/0/S/DSCN0016-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/AERMACCHI-MICHELINA/8430073_GN2QZc#%21i=1999788999&k=B7hH5kZ&lb=1&s=A)
I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray aermacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/AERMACCHI-MICHELINA/i-PtkJ976/0/L/DSCN0017-L.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/AERMACCHI-MICHELINA/8430073_GN2QZc#%21i=1999789004&k=PtkJ976&lb=1&s=A)...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 3,240,536
Posted By earlyWiz
'Aermacchi Michelina' , Gold Beach, Oregon

Although it is certainly possible to meander back and forth through the Ashtray Aermacchi thread, I offer a summary of how the 'Cast-Iron Maiden', Michelina, has changed in three years.
From this:...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
The 'Cast-Iron Maiden' is off the lift in Gold Beach, Oregon!

Although it is certainly possible to meander back and forth through the Ashtray Aermacchi thread, I offer a summary of how the 'Cast-Iron Maiden', Michelina, has changed in three years.
From this:...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

So, there we were, looking at what appeared to be a completed Aermacchi 350, gloating, mind you, at the fact that it turned out beautiful and sounded wonderful. A problem with the clutch kept the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 82,947
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Before:
http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/Aermacchi-SX350-IMG/723131000_Dc4ik-S.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Clear weather? Sunshine?

Driver...
How'd I miss that? I din't see my shadow so I musta stewed in bed. Saw your ride though. Glad you could enjoy Gold Beach even if for a short time. Come back and go Mail Boating up the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

"And they lived happily ever after!"

Not quite, Kismet, not quite.

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/675266208_BCjXs-S.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Hi, Everyone,
So, Jason and I agreed to meet for lunch at a nice Mexican restaurant where we would have lunch after our six hour drive to Dallas, Oregon from the Mouth of the Rogue. Lady Whimsey and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Well, well, well. Here we are once again.
http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/612850945_f3Pbq-S.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Irutt

Just a tickle worked in my college days. Now?
As regards the rebuild; Jason began doing it because he wanted a buyer to be aware that the investment was in reasonable condition. This, of course,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Head Aermacchi

Mr. Wizard,
http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/598416036_itVZM-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#598416036_itVZM-A-LB)
We still need to...
Forum: Hacks 09-30-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 51,748
Posted By earlyWiz
earlyWiz 1972 Unisport

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/584638543_FsSLR-Th.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/1972-UNISPORT/7980590_xFBLw#584638543_FsSLR-A-LB)...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

My Friends,
Kind words, thanxxxxxxxx! The red frame shows up on many early Aermacchis that have the tube frame. It is rather unusual to see a cast iron frame done in red however. When Jason...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/593615724_Yg2aC-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#593615724_Yg2aC-A-LB)
Hi there once again.
I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Hello again, Mr. Wizard,
http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/554386276_gFy4n-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#554386276_gFy4n-A-LB)
The...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/563550742_ohXkm-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#563550742_ohXkm-A-LB)
I am replacing fourth gear on...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Mr. Wizard,
http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/563551053_iLbqW-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#563551053_iLbqW-A-LB)
I will make new...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

HMMMmm! Truthfully? I, uh, am familiarizing myself with the starting drill by reading lots of books... Oh, and listening to countless narratives about how, "Muh...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

Hello again, Mr. Wizard,
I will pull the plugs on the big end pin and clean and inspect it. These bikes seem to collect deposits in the hollow crank pin and disrupt oil flow to the big end bearing....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aemacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/554386477_WKwXC-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#554386477_WKwXC-A-LB)
More progress pictures of your...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Quickv4

Yup, I flail my browser all over the place. Found MotoItalia, while I was at it. Of course, Jason has been involved with the vintage Aermacchi for longer'n pasture-land has been attractive to real...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/554386234_eQu8n-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#554386234_eQu8n-A-LB)
I'm glad the motor needed my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/553895847_hjZ9L-S.jpg (http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/VEHICLES/EarlWizard-Collection/MOTO-AERMACCHI/8430073_7U46g#553895847_hjZ9L-A-LB)
Earl,
As we talked about on...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,735
Posted By earlyWiz
Ashtray Aermacchi 350(circa 1971)

There was a reason for buying this particular motorcycle. I wanted a training platform for preparing to own and operate my 1968 Laverda 750 once it returns from Centralia, Washington as a fully...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,414
Posted By earlyWiz
Oregon Three-wheeler

For the record and for the what it's worth department, may i offer a picture of my UNISPORT Tilting Three-Wheeler. It was one of a pair assembled the Dick Thompson and Ed Bilton-Smith of Stop & Go...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
BCR comment...

To all of you at Bad Cat Racing, thank you for coming to visit this small corner of the ADVrider universe. I was drawn to your threads when I first enrolled as an ADV devotee. How things have...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
New Endeavors

It is "After-a-bit" o'clock. I chose this time to say that I would like to introduce my new adoptive child. A 1973 Aermacchi SX350. I am assembling her pending cleanup and transformation photos...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Easy, W...

Wibby, those Shuttle Guys have found the Barnacle Bistro all by theyselves. Heh, heh, if they can find the Barnacle they might coulda find out they drive like you described. Then mebbe somehow they...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By earlyWiz
Bistro beer...

Sorry about that, Fat Tire, if I had been there I would have seen that the
Monkey Face was served in a hot glass. You have to re-jet high altitude
dark when it comes down to sea-level. Yup! ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Wibby, stout fellow...

We has our preferences, yes we do. But I can tell you that having tasting-shots at the counter will allow some of our critical acquaintances to savor the truly remarkable "Monkey-Face", a meal in a...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
Bonneville Salt Flats land speed sidecar:

So, you noticed... "325 PS für 250 km/h"
"Suzuki Hayabusa Turbo Rekord-Gespann Made by Bob Bakker"
That must be a great engine. Actually I know very little about the...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
2008 Bakker Landspeed Sidecar (Foto: Horst Rösler)

From then (previous entry) to, more recently, the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials, Bonneville Salt Flats, Sept. 2008
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Breakfast?

If I may take the opportunity, Sector, Indian Creek Cafe, on the way to the campground, is just about the best breakfast spot at the Mouth of the Rogue River. Anyway, my favorite since back in the...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
DETAIL: The Vintage Bakker Road Racing Sidecar

It took me a bit to learn how to do the photo attach. Thanks, SmugMug!

http://earlywiz.smugmug.com/photos/519012950_3aBLh-S.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
"Reuben by Evan", a work of art, indeed.

Going all the way back to before I started traveling from cafe to cafe, the pursuit of tasty and memorable Reuben Sandwiches became "The Quest"; that and parts for any number of my weird little cars...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Omigawd! 'Twas worth th' wait.

Thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxx!
The Burger was phenomenal.
The Fish & Sweet Potato Chips were melt-in-your-mouth phenomenal (Lady Whimsey says so, she wouldn't share anything with me)
AND, the restrooms are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 74,047
Posted By earlyWiz
Opening Wibby's Beer

oooHM... Dat man know he beer got de body ob de yong wooman, an' de temper ob he mudder. Dat de goood stuff. Sure ting!

Happy April Fool's Day to all of you. I'm stopping by today, anyway.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,652
Posted By earlyWiz
Barnacle Bistro/Sector

R2E,
Here goes;
ADVrider/Regional Forums/Pacific Northwet/Name that reason you'll ride to Gold Beach next Spring. I hope that works.
OK. Lady Whimsy and I like trotting off Arcata way,...
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