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Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,655
Posted By Barbeque John
9 bucks on American Amazon

9 bucks on American Amazon
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16,982
Views: 10,722,710
Posted By Barbeque John
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b513/bbqjon1/u...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b513/bbqjon1/untitled_zps8d754488.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/bbqjon1/media/untitled_zps8d754488.jpg.html)

A pic from 1969 of my late wife on a '50...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 968,145
Posted By Barbeque John
Damn, they're gonna be in Yakima WA on the 20th,...

Damn, they're gonna be in Yakima WA on the 20th, one of the few days i'm not in town!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By Barbeque John
12 volt, positive ground, no point in converting...

12 volt, positive ground, no point in converting to negative ground, for one thing the zener diode regulator wouldn't work. The t100c was built as an enduro bike and will run fine without a battery,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,632
Posted By Barbeque John
Hard to ride!

Friend of mine back in the 60s built a chopped Indian, that had a jockey shift on the right side, with a quarter turn throttle on left apehanger handlebar, that of course, turned the wrong way. As I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,755
Posted By Barbeque John
The Beach at low tide, a great place to power...

The Beach at low tide, a great place to power slide. My old TY250 trials bike did great power slides on the beach, very consistent surface.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,800
Posted By Barbeque John
Hannigan of unknown age on my '71 R75. Haven't...

Hannigan of unknown age on my '71 R75. Haven't been running the lowers recently, and thinking about going to a naked bike. The fairing worked well on my trip from St. Paul MN to Yakima WA in...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By Barbeque John
Oops, was a '71 R75, 73,000 miles. John

Oops, was a '71 R75, 73,000 miles. John
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,813
Posted By Barbeque John
Will I guess my '71, isn't old enough, but I...

Will I guess my '71, isn't old enough, but I bought it from a friend in Sept 09, and a couple of days later, road it from St.Paul MN to Yakima WA, about 1700 miles. No problems but a little oil...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 269,539
Posted By Barbeque John
Jeez I don't remember the name, and don't have a...

Jeez I don't remember the name, and don't have a clue about PMing anybody.

Barbeque John
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Barbeque John
Bickleton WA merry-go-round

The one and only chance to ride the Bickleton merry-go-round, this year, at the Bickleton rodeo grounds 3 miles west of Bickleton. Once a year they set up the historic, antique, merry-go-round, go...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 32,078
Posted By Barbeque John
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u4/bbqjon/BMWtr...

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u4/bbqjon/BMWtrip025.jpgy

My 1971 R75/5, 75k miles. Hannigan fairing, Sampsonite motorcycle luggage, King and Queen seat.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By Barbeque John
Chinook Pass, WA Open!

Chinook Pass, Washington opened at noon on Friday (Memorial Weekend), and we decided to ride over it on Saturday. It was a beautiful day so away my wife and I went, 2up. The route was from Yakima...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,630
Posted By Barbeque John
By the way, note the little snap strap for the...

By the way, note the little snap strap for the handle the straps in down and keeps it from rattling. On the top case I'm using the handle to hold my guitar on, but you can see the little...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,630
Posted By Barbeque John
Nope, Western North Dakota, last September, the...

Nope, Western North Dakota, last September, the one that overlooks some Badlands.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,630
Posted By Barbeque John
Genuine Samsonite, made for motorcycles....who...

Genuine Samsonite, made for motorcycles....who knew?
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u4/bbqjon/BMWtrip032.jpg
Note the bump out on the bottom of the bags that fits in the triangular shaped...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By Barbeque John
I have a 12lb Yorkie that chewed the speedometer...

I have a 12lb Yorkie that chewed the speedometer cable housing to the point that the inner cable broke, then, removed a big part of the tail light wiring harness, on my Ford Ranger based motorhome.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By Barbeque John
re:Hannigan

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417063&highlight=barbeque+john

Check out my ride report, my R75/5 has a Hannigan fairing, with a little bubble deflector that works amazingly well. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By Barbeque John
St Paul to Yakima on an old airhead

The story starts in 1971, when my friend Les and I bought BMWs, he, an R75/5, and I, an R60/5. He lives in St.Paul MN and I live in Yakima WA. I moved west in the 60s, but we used to ride together...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,698
Posted By Barbeque John
75/5

Bought this in late Sept, and road home from St.Paul MN to Yakima WA. Almost daily rider until this week when it got really cold. 1971 R75/5 with a Hannigan fairing. Hoping the picture will come...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Barbeque John
New York to San Francisco in 1919

There is an online copy of a book, published in 1922, by an RAF Captain, who drove a Henderson 4 bike from New York to San Francisco in 1919. You can read it online or download it (for free) at...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Barbeque John
The Geezer and the Beemer

I'm 66 years old and have been riding since I was 19, but I quit touring in 1975, and have been content to ride a few hundred miles a year on my 1968 Triumph T100C. Back in 1971 my friend Les and I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By Barbeque John
Thanks guys

Thanks, for your help guys, I'm having a bit of trouble hooking up with this fella, mainly because of my schedule, but I guess we'll see. Flying to Minneapolis Tuesday, to see friends and buy this...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By Barbeque John
Used Krausers

Hello there, Barbeque John here, in beautiful Yakima,new to list. Buying a 72 airhead next week, and our local Craigslist has a pair of Krauser bags with rack for sale for $120 bucks. Is this a good...
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