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Forum: Americas Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Alaska

June/July is an excellent time for your trip. :clap

Have you read the Alaska Primer?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=788417

Check out "Alaska" in the "Regional Forum" for more info
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 21,887
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Alaska Ride

I will be leaving Weott, NorCal in mid June.

My plan is to go up the coastal scenic highway (101) all the way to Port Townsend for the ferry across to BC.
Then up (99) through Whistler, then up...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,463
Views: 3,486,651
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Deus

One of the best by Deus
Looks great!
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 103,835
Views: 20,530,996
Posted By JagLite
Question Impact driver

Whoa boys!

Some of you are whacking your carb with a hammer to loosen screws???!!!! :eek1

Put that hammer impact driver back in the tool box and back away.

Now, pick up a cordless impact...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 1,214,492
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Excellent!

Great score Rob!

I check CL several times a day for neat bikes but rarely is one a good price.
Everyone seems to add the cost of shipping a bike to Alaska on top of the used price guides.
That...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,093
Posted By JagLite
Question Ethyl?

Hey Scribe,

Have you tested it with the ethanol/gas most of the country is plagued with?

After reading how the E-gas is eating up rubber and the other problems it is causing, it would be good...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,093
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Excellent!

I want one (maybe two...) :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,327
Posted By JagLite
Question Tanker

I guessed 8+ gallons way back when...

I'm interested to find out how close I was?

:ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Mid June for me

I will be leaving Weott, NorCal in mid June.

My plan is to go up the coastal scenic highway (101) all the way to Port Townsend for the ferry across to BC.
Then up (99) through Whistler, then up...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-08-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,568
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Harley Heaviness

:eek1

That is a very good point!
There is a limit to how much weight is realistic to push up the ramp.
A lift table is the answer for heavy bikes.
Forum: Alaska 01-07-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,728
Posted By JagLite
Thumb A Must Read article

If you haven't seen this excellent article by Paul Olesen on Thumper Talk, read it here:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/blog/7/entry-105-how-much-does-it-cost-to-rebuild-a-four-stroke-engine/

Every...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-04-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,327
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Well?

C'mon man,



It's been over an hour and we can only hold our breath so long! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Scrambled HD

Not bad and better than most customs.
Thanks!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-03-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Sludge tube

The Tiny Tech's tried to remove the sludge tube from the crank but were unsuccessful with the tools on hand.
They were able to remove the cover screw cap though:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 303,882
Posted By JagLite
Customs

Thanks for the laughs everybody!

I always like to see these sorry "custom bikes" with absurd prices.
The ridiculous descriptions and usually abysmal pictures make me laugh.
Unfortunately it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-02-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Electrifying!

Thanks Beezer, I appreciate it.
I am actually planning to go with Tri-Spark electronic ignition.
There are several good electronic fire lighters and Boyer was on the short list along with Pazon.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-01-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Machine shop

We dropped off the cases, crank, rods, pistons, and heads at our local motorcycle machine shop, Alaska Drag Bike (ADB) so now they will do their part and measure everything. :clap

Once they have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,327
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Studded 180 rear

Blast!

I can't find a picture of my studded 180 rear tire but it does look mean :evil

It really is impressive...


On my TW200 :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,327
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Movie!

When finished you must (!) make an adventure movie starring the bike and put it on YouTube.

Was it Icon that made the fun video with a couple Triumph's and a great story?
(Escape from Seattle or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-28-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 39,327
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tanker

That is one BIG fuel tank!

Needed for an adv bike I know but... :cry

Have you calculated the volume?
(I'm guessing 8+ gallons)

I really like the "honest motorcycle" look of the 1971 Triumph...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,288
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wheels

I am also very excited with the new RX-3 as a potential replacement for my TW.

As I was reading the recent posts asking for the common 17" rim instead of the 15" I was thinking...

Go for the...
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By JagLite
Talking Daylight

We gained 5 seconds today!
Hooooeeeeee I can already feel the difference :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bobber Duck

That ugly Duck sold for $5,300? :eek1
Lucky seller!
Things are only worth what someone will pay for it
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 103,835
Views: 20,530,996
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Short

I had a similar problem with blowing the main fuse while on the road.

I had my tool kit and spare fuse.

Doesn't help if the spare fuse blows as soon as you turn the key on though!
(hmmmm, now...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Oh, well...

I knew some would not enjoy the joke.

I wanted to do something different that would give some a smile :D

The Tiny Tech's will only be rebuilding the engine so don't give up on the build.

My...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 370,752
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 In the shop

I took pictures of the Tiny Tech team stripping my TR6C head down

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Team Tiny Tech - Heads up

The Tiny Tech's were busy stripping the head while I took pictures...

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 1,166,841
Posted By JagLite
Talking What year ISDT?

From left, BSA, BSA, Triumph, Greeves? mid to late '60's?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 More Rickman news

Thanks guys! I'm glad you like the fun. :D

If you haven't seen the video by Racer TV featuring Rickman Metisse here it is (again)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz5b3C3e0Qo&list=WL&index=26
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dr650

Greetings!

Are you not aware of the huge DR650 thread here?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135295
Skip to the last month or so and start reading.

Lots of people have the 6.6...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,463
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Honestly...!

Honestly...!
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,463
Posted By JagLite
Red rider

There's never been a redhead saint
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,463
Posted By JagLite
Very dangerous You go first

Very dangerous
You go first
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 138,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Trailered

My street tracker going to the motorcycle show:

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/AJS%20Street%20Tracker/LoadedUp02_zpsefade044.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Talking Racer TV

Big news flash! :clap


I was very surprised tonight when I got the email notice of this week's Racer TV video, it is a Rickman Metisse they are highlighting.

Check it out:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Aw shucks...

I'm glad you like it, thanks. :D

I am actually taking the pictures to create an engine rebuild video with stop motion and music.
I have taken 786 pictures so far.
I just posted a few here of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 1,214,492
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 New guy

Great buy!

They sure are fun bikes.
Enjoy the ride :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,592
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Ho-hummmmm

Not boring at all!

I enjoy reading all of what you have done. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Rebuild continues Part 2

We kept at it...



http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/TR6C%20engine%20rebuild/IMG_1534_zps6e5ec977.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 48,054
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Engine Rebuild time!

Finally, the time to tear the TR6C engine down and rebuild it like new has arrived. :clap



Since this is my first Triumph engine I knew I would need all the help I could get.




First, I...
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