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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2015, 03:58 AM
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Posted By OldPete
No mention of the Polish pilots at that memorial?...

No mention of the Polish pilots at that memorial?



Thanks for staying current Sheldon. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 05:54 PM
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Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Well Sheldon it's 17c with heavy rain in Byron...

Well Sheldon it's 17c with heavy rain in Byron Bay.
Just hope for clear skies during TT week. So looking forward to the pictures. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2015, 03:26 PM
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Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
I'm eating my heart out Sheldon. Ya gonna ride...

I'm eating my heart out Sheldon.
Ya gonna ride Mad Sunday at the TT with a full load? :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
A pillion prepared for the McFarts. :lol3 ...

A pillion prepared for the McFarts. :lol3

Good update Sheldon.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By OldPete
Out here in SoCal the 99 cent stores have decent...

Out here in SoCal the 99 cent stores have decent glasses for... 99 cents.
I bought several pairs and leave them on the bench and around the house.
Got a pair of 2.0 on now at the comp.

For daily...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By OldPete
So you will switch to frankfurters soon? German...

So you will switch to frankfurters soon? German beer. :beer
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 04:42 AM
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Posted By OldPete
An old Scotsman told me any time a Scot calls...

An old Scotsman told me any time a Scot calls someone Jimmy it means friend.
He calls me Jimmy as a term of endearment. :beer

Still tagging along Jimmy.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 05:01 PM
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Posted By OldPete
Good on ya Mate! Stay well, safe travels. :ricky

Good on ya Mate!
Stay well, safe travels. :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By OldPete
Has Ewa returned? Or will it be IoM? Or a return...

Has Ewa returned? Or will it be IoM? Or a return to Oz? Pay no mind to the man behind the curtain!

http://ride4smiles.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/Argenti/i-LNnXhB7/0/L/DSC_1506-L.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 22,437
Posted By OldPete
Wish the Wee had more alt. output. A couple...

Wish the Wee had more alt. output.

A couple from Bucharest rides the Americas two-up on a DL650. VG RR with wonderful pictures.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=810189
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:58 PM
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Posted By OldPete
Congrats Sheldon! I'm eating my heart out Mate. ...

Congrats Sheldon! I'm eating my heart out Mate.

We gonna get video of the Mad Sunday ride? :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 02:56 AM
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Posted By OldPete
Yes, this ^^^. Damn sorry Sheldon. :fpalm

Yes, this ^^^. Damn sorry Sheldon. :fpalm
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By OldPete
She can not PM you, you can not read her posts...

She can not PM you, you can not read her posts here unless you click a note on the upper right to read just the one.

Let it go Sheldon and get a tan you damned albino whale. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By OldPete
Think back to when this miss started happening....

Think back to when this miss started happening. Was it not after the cleaning and then you hit a pothole or some such?

I'd clean all the plug-in connections for the ECU, even the minor ones. Then...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,639
Posted By OldPete
I've no need for tool purchases with the...

I've no need for tool purchases with the exception of a specialty tool.

For the young, buy good tools once and save injury to self and the piece being worked.

About 40 years ago our...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 06:10 AM
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Posted By OldPete
:killen Eating my heart out Sheldon. :lol3 ...

:killen Eating my heart out Sheldon. :lol3

Motorboat, motorboat, motorboat, motorboat, comes to mind. :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By OldPete
No an owner yet

Silverfin's RR says 49mpg, two-up, full load with light right hand in T mode on his 2014.
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25726090&postcount=88

It can be looked up but shooting from the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Beautiful Sheldon. You know better about packing...

Beautiful Sheldon. You know better about packing water. :getiton

Thanks for the less often seen back-side of the hand of the desert.
It is a left and left in Latin kinda translates to sinister....
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By OldPete
My bit is just some Kevin Cameron. (Read Kevin's...

My bit is just some Kevin Cameron. (Read Kevin's books, TDC and TDC 2)

http://www.dynotechresearch.com/blog/archives.asp?chosenMonth=5&chosenYear=2012#282



And read the bit on compression....
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 04:14 AM
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Posted By OldPete
The story continues. Good on ya Mate. Just a...

The story continues. Good on ya Mate.
Just a thought. The Bigfella, on this board knows S.E.A. very well, lives in Dooral Dooral.
Check out his RR if you haven't yet.
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 05:55 AM
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Posted By OldPete
There is what Ewa is, to be defined by physical...

There is what Ewa is, to be defined by physical qualities. That is all good.

There is who Ewa is, to be defined by character, the intangibles. Now that seems to be exceptional.

Note: Stop...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 03:34 AM
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Posted By OldPete
The wobbly wheel has changed brands of...

The wobbly wheel has changed brands of cigarettes, me thinks :bubba to :jose :getiton .




:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By OldPete
Time for a review Sheldon. youtube > hot crazy...

Time for a review Sheldon. youtube > hot crazy matrix & It's not about the nail.
Mistress Tina will have surprises a plenty, you bet cha. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By OldPete
You said you might just get drunk. PUI = posting...

You said you might just get drunk. PUI = posting under the influence. :freaky

EDIT: As I recall, Andi did say something about Ewa helping a wobbly wheel run true.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By OldPete
Welcome back good woman! :thumb Sheldon is...

Welcome back good woman! :thumb

Sheldon is probably PUI and just being an attention whore... again. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 06:37 AM
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Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Thanks for the vids. Should I bump the Ev tribute...

Thanks for the vids. Should I bump the Ev tribute video? :*sip*

I was going to PM this but here it goes.

She is an accountant that was honest with your money.
Could she further her education...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
There ya go. You make a promising Dad Sheldon....

There ya go. You make a promising Dad Sheldon. Imagine having a kiddie to play with the GrandChildren. :rayof

At this point nothing that you decide will surprise me. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 02:21 PM
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Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Typos just add to the mix as excitement. :lol3 ...

Typos just add to the mix as excitement. :lol3

Those Red Bull guys in the video are looking at you as if you are as mad as they are. :thumb :ricky


Good on ya Mate, you're doing it very well...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Good video, I could almost taste the dust. The...

Good video, I could almost taste the dust. The smart folks are up wind. :wink:

Given the pic of the wadded up red car in your opening post,
it amazes me that you lived to tell this tale or is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 02:24 AM
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Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Still following along as you post Sheldon. Thanks...

Still following along as you post Sheldon. Thanks for keeping it current. :beer

Your baby is weeping.
Think it just might be from the airbox, the result of a slightly overfilled crankcase?
You...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By OldPete
^^^ Thicker head or base gaskets increase squish,...

^^^ Thicker head or base gaskets increase squish, reduce chamber turbulence and encourage detonation.

Pinging in many a Guzzi was reduced by thinner or no base gasket that tightens squish and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By OldPete
For a non-super sport engine there are...

For a non-super sport engine there are diminishing returns with compression increases after 10 to 1.
And air cooled engines will not tolerate high compression like liquid cooled.

Do some research...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,246
Posted By OldPete
Bars Leaks pellets work well but my vote goes...

Bars Leaks pellets work well but my vote goes with AlumAseal having used both.
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
^^^ Well said, I agree and can add nothing. ...

^^^ Well said, I agree and can add nothing.

A telling picture, thanks Ewa & Sheldon.
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
The turquoise waterfall is a beaut. Eva walking...

The turquoise waterfall is a beaut.
Eva walking into that wind looks a bit drunk. :lol3

I await future updates Mate.
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,452
Posted By OldPete
I know a Triumph rider that has been a BMW car...

I know a Triumph rider that has been a BMW car tech for 35 years
and he would never buy a BMW motorcycle.
The last great BMW m/c was the K1100 RS. Period.

Sorry for you m/c problems P944T and do...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 76,199
Posted By OldPete
I'm in for this RR.

I'm in for this RR.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
You're all heart Sheldon. :lol3 Eva will do...

You're all heart Sheldon. :lol3

Eva will do well, Siemens may even have her back. If not, her resume sure will
look impressive being well traveled and speaking several languages.

Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Do your own ATMs from today on with new PINs....

Do your own ATMs from today on with new PINs. Just sayin'. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,638
Views: 775,127
Posted By OldPete
Goodbye Eva. :cry Please update your blog with...

Goodbye Eva. :cry
Please update your blog with Christmas pics from Polandia.

"Ya don't miss your water 'till the well runs dry." :evil
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