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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 12:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,684
Posted By mach1mustang351
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Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By mach1mustang351
Good idea Alcan rider. I took the 101 and...

Good idea Alcan rider.

I took the 101 and cut across (forgot which highway) and hooked up with the 97 when I rode up in '08. Very nice look. I liked it. Some very cool sights in Washington in...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
I was looking back through at some of the pics of...

I was looking back through at some of the pics of the bikes on the center stand. Mine must be bent too because it looks like the other bikes sit more on the end of the pads and up higher. Mine sits...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,330
Posted By mach1mustang351
Every day I go to work I have to make a left turn...

Every day I go to work I have to make a left turn onto one of the main roads in town. It is a 4 lane road. I would say in a 5 day work week 2x a week a pull out because it is clear and I am...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,330
Posted By mach1mustang351
Why do people drive at night without headlights...

Why do people drive at night without headlights on?? That's another one I see many times a day driving to and from work... scary
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Beautiful bike... not just the center stand ...

Beautiful bike... not just the center stand :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Whats kind of funny is the bike rolls up onto the...

Whats kind of funny is the bike rolls up onto the stand very easily. Hardly any effort at all. So as ugly as the repair is it seems to be okay. Welcome to the board!!!



I'll PM you. I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,506
Posted By mach1mustang351
This is a tough call to make. Original is great,...

This is a tough call to make. Original is great, but if the bike isn't what you want cosmetically at the end, what's the point??

I've always been a fan of restored, but not "over restored." ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Several pages back I brought up the fact the bike...

Several pages back I brought up the fact the bike leans a bit to the left when on the center stand... I was doing some cleaning and tinkering in the garage... this looks like it could be the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,506
Posted By mach1mustang351
Im in. Work a miracle brother!!

Im in. Work a miracle brother!!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 862,911
Posted By mach1mustang351
Its not my money so I can say it confidently......

Its not my money so I can say it confidently... doesn't matter what it cost it was worth it. :thumbup
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,604
Posted By mach1mustang351
That's amazing. I have a passionate VW hate (no...

That's amazing. I have a passionate VW hate (no great reason for that, born that way I guess) but I think that's awesome.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,067
Posted By mach1mustang351
I have been subscribed to this for a while... any...

I have been subscribed to this for a while... any news on the Ducati?? Are you starting a built thread on that too... so I can follow it?
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,604
Posted By mach1mustang351
Contunued work on this... ...

Contunued work on this...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/sp1000_zps41630572.jpg (http://s37.photobucket.com/user/mach1mustang351/media/sp1000_zps41630572.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,429,911
Posted By mach1mustang351
But cant the brainless ones be fun for a while??

But cant the brainless ones be fun for a while??
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,429,911
Posted By mach1mustang351
I post a different picture of the same bike every...

I post a different picture of the same bike every so often... maybe It needs to be in my garage

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/griso1_zpseb7acb0d.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,575
Posted By mach1mustang351
People should be given the benefit of the doubt. ...

People should be given the benefit of the doubt. Adventure is all relative. To me, I get the "adventure" feeling on any overnight bike trip, even thought I dream about are my long rides.

To...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,684
Posted By mach1mustang351
I am pretty choosy about who I ride with in...

I am pretty choosy about who I ride with in groups. I would consider myself very alert in the saddle and I use my whole lane to position myself where I think I am the safest. When In "Formation"...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,027
Posted By mach1mustang351
It is always best to have some wiggle room in the...

It is always best to have some wiggle room in the budget. I always worry about trips longer than a week without a budget for a hotel night once a week. Sometimes a tough day of riding and the idea...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Got to do a little work tonight. I got some...

Got to do a little work tonight. I got some parts I ordered and hung my new stainless rear fender:

Out...

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Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,707
Posted By mach1mustang351
That looks like an amazingly fun bike. How come...

That looks like an amazingly fun bike. How come the cool ones aren't for USA market... darn emissions and all that
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Cant wait to get those lowers and hang them. One...

Cant wait to get those lowers and hang them. One thing at a time though. I have to keep telling myself there is no riding until May anyway.

Did a little work tonight. Decided to swap the valve...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By mach1mustang351
Yes sir. Wine country and all that. Used to live...

Yes sir. Wine country and all that. Used to live there until... the Alaska trip.... liked it so much I moved up
Forum: Trip Planning 12-10-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,835
Posted By mach1mustang351
Yes. I don't need a felony and I don't want to...

Yes. I don't need a felony and I don't want to spend time in jail. Not worth it
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,007
Posted By mach1mustang351
All good advise so far. My favorite ride is the...

All good advise so far. My favorite ride is the Richardson highway heading south to Valdez. The cassiar highway is mandatory heading North or south. Best way to hook up with the Alaska highway.
...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,102
Posted By mach1mustang351
Yes and no. I used to think that but I still get...

Yes and no. I used to think that but I still get surprised either way. You can tell a lot in the interview but in interviews people tend to be on their best behavior. Digging for behavior answers is...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
I opted to leave the breather lines as they are...

I opted to leave the breather lines as they are because they are temporary anyway. When the engine comes out and the proper return line goes in it will clean up a lot.

I got the carburetors...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By mach1mustang351
Working in automotive shops I was taught that...

Working in automotive shops I was taught that there are no rules as long as you get the seal in straight and don't damage it. I used to have lots of seal drivers I made with scrap exhaust tubing...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 200,365
Posted By mach1mustang351
This is very generalized and not 100% accurate,...

This is very generalized and not 100% accurate, but pretty close. Harbor freight steel stuff is generally an awesome value. I have gotten many engine stands there, cherry pickers, etc. All the...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,123
Posted By mach1mustang351
That's awesome. I like old airheads. I have a...

That's awesome. I like old airheads. I have a guzzi, maybe some day I will get a proper (BMW) airhead....

and... I'm in :1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,305
Posted By mach1mustang351
I want one in a bad way. That looks like too...

I want one in a bad way. That looks like too much fun
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 13,330
Posted By mach1mustang351
These are kind of specific to my town of...

These are kind of specific to my town of Anchorage, AK... but universally annoying.

1. People who don't know how to operate a round about.

2. Running red lights. So dangerous. Why...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,267
Posted By mach1mustang351
I'm in. Can't believe I missed this one this...

I'm in. Can't believe I missed this one this long. My dad had a beautiful Metisse that he recently sold. He used the funds on his '41 Indian so I guess thats okay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,575
Posted By mach1mustang351
This reminded me if when I would talk about my...

This reminded me if when I would talk about my mustang. I would say I have a 1969 Mustang Mach 1. The next question was almost always. "Is it a fastball." To which I always replied yes.

I was at...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,102
Posted By mach1mustang351
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Everything does come back to management. Being a many year veteran of the management...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
The tee is because of the fact my return line is...

The tee is because of the fact my return line is missing from the block. So for now I hooked the return into the valve cover vent. I haven't installed the line you got me because I haven't heard it...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Not much work in the garage today. Got some...

Not much work in the garage today. Got some clamps and a fitting and got the breather box in.

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/sp1000-34_zps6f5a7ed1.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8,885
Views: 1,429,911
Posted By mach1mustang351
Not sure how many times I have posted this one......

Not sure how many times I have posted this one... but I want it again today

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e99/mach1mustang351/Griso_zps2ebcc13b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,249
Posted By mach1mustang351
Got some time to work in the garage tonight and...

Got some time to work in the garage tonight and got some things done on the Guzzi.

Got the rocker spindles out, cleaned out, lubed and reinstalled. Torqued the heads, and adjusted the valve...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,707
Posted By mach1mustang351
Most rare, exotic, expensive or unusual bike riden

This could be a good one for some diversity. Have you had the pleasure (or maybe it was a bad experience) of riding a bike that is rare, expensive, unusual etc.

I don't have a big history of...
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