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Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 24,413
Posted By ricochetrider
I'm not a scotch fan myself, not in any kind of...

I'm not a scotch fan myself, not in any kind of real way- but can appreciate the nuances of different scotch on the rare occasion- like when I was in Scotland, fer instance. Likewise, when we were up...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,972
Posted By ricochetrider
http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s6/...

http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v136/p1123584433-4.jpg

http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v153/p1123556221-4.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 119,310
Posted By ricochetrider
Gathering Of The Nortons

Washingtons Crossing, PA USA
Sunday, 4.19.15

http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v148/p1123141606-4.jpg

http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v183/p1123589686-4.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,298
Posted By ricochetrider
4/19/15

This past Sunday was the annual Gathering Of The Nortons, up along the PA/NJ border, beside the Delaware River at Washingtons Corssing. I went last year and it was a gas. I have friends up that way,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 232,787
Posted By ricochetrider
I agree with the poster above who said, "Ride...

I agree with the poster above who said,
"Ride reports, mofo."
One of the things about Gary's ride/surf/adv thing?
HE WROTE AND POSTED ABOUT IT.

Otherwise YOU wouldn't be so inspired, my man....
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 24,413
Posted By ricochetrider
Apparently you rode right past the Glenora...

Apparently you rode right past the Glenora Ditillery! A worthwhile stop when up that way for sure.

http://www.glenoradistillery.com

To he fair, there are about zero signs, and it's not overly...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By ricochetrider
And on it went, seemingly forlikeever. There...

And on it went, seemingly forlikeever.

There were endless Triumphs

http://ricochetridersmotomojo.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v183/p1123145997-4.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By ricochetrider
I was there for the 2nd time. Met some DVNR...

I was there for the 2nd time. Met some DVNR folks, and joined their Chapter of The Club. This is perhaps the biggest single-day ride-in event I've ever been to. It's a great time, it's in a great...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 232,787
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks Gary! Cheers, man. :norton

Thanks Gary!
Cheers, man.
:norton
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,613
Posted By ricochetrider
Seb & Kim, I've so thoroughly enjoyed...

Seb & Kim,

I've so thoroughly enjoyed reading your Ride Report in Mexico & Central America. For it to end now is just the same in my mind as if it ended later on- it matters not WHEN it ends- the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,341
Posted By ricochetrider
Totally fantastic RR. Really enjoying it,...

Totally fantastic RR.
Really enjoying it, please do finish the tale. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,341
Posted By ricochetrider
I heard mountain lion kinda tastes like bald...

I heard mountain lion kinda tastes like bald eagle. :eek1

JK:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey check this RR out and maybe PM Russ the OP....

Hey check this RR out and maybe PM Russ the OP. He's been all through Eastern EU and looks like you might be heading to some of the places he's written about.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 1,101,595
Posted By ricochetrider
WWII? NOT with those shoes, I'd guess that's a...

WWII? NOT with those shoes, I'd guess that's a modern photo right there. Oh and I'd also guess those shoes probably are not military or Navy issue either. Brown leather belt? Jeans?...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 1,101,595
Posted By ricochetrider
No pix!?!?!?

Yeah where's the pix at yo? No pix, or even IMG codes visible in the original post. 40-50 some odd pages of kudos and high fives and bro hugs, but
NO PIX.

whassup?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,298
Posted By ricochetrider
Almost time for another season of noodling around...

Almost time for another season of noodling around in good ol Pennsyltuckey.
:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,289
Posted By ricochetrider
Subscribed! Been to Norway Summer 2013 and...

Subscribed!

Been to Norway Summer 2013 and rode Trollstigen multiple times. We camped at a vintage BSA Rally over the mountain near Valldal and rode the area quite a bit.
Looking forward to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 232,787
Posted By ricochetrider
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :norton :norton...

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
:norton :norton :norton :norton :norton

THIS!

Remember for those who don't know that this money not only got the well dug but there was enough left to also build...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 232,787
Posted By ricochetrider
Since, once again, I am [almost] beyond words... ...

Since, once again, I am [almost] beyond words...
I'll let these guys say it all for me.
What an amazing surprise Turkey has turned out to be.
Who knew, right?
:norton
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,017
Posted By ricochetrider
Scrambler

OR street/dirt (dualsport) tracker...

As no doubt has been mentioned, you'd put a pile of money into the bike to resto it, and it'd be worth less than you'd have in it. As has no doubt also been...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,579
Posted By ricochetrider
Given the "emoti" here. I'll give you credit for...

Given the "emoti" here. I'll give you credit for sarcasm! :lol3

My Norton (74) is smooth as glass... at any speed.

I expect it to be even better and smoother now that someone with vast...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,336
Posted By ricochetrider
Great story! Best of luck- so far you don't...

Great story!
Best of luck- so far you don't seem too anxious to strip it all part, to repaint and rebuild everything. :clap
I like em old and gnarly, I mean really- it took howevermany some odd...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 301,037
Posted By ricochetrider
My New Ride

Just bought this 1966 Triumph Thunderbird.

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/ricochetrider/Bird%20%201966/P1000720_zps4jnpc2lo.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,579
Posted By ricochetrider
http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/ricochetri...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/ricochetrider/Gathering%20Of%20The%20Nortons%202014/P1050192_zpsd9bcce3d.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,579
Posted By ricochetrider
:clap :norton :clap :norton SWEET. LOVE...

:clap :norton :clap :norton

SWEET.
LOVE it.
I DO NOT mean to denigrate or downplay those who choose to fully restore a nice old bike... (each to their own after all)

but that ain't my...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 301,037
Posted By ricochetrider
This bike is certainly a prime example of the...

This bike is certainly a prime example of the beauty of the Triumph motorcycle.
I've come to absolutely love the so-called garden gate tank badges!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,579
Posted By ricochetrider
Another suggestion for local (perhaps) resources,...

Another suggestion for local (perhaps) resources, would be the INOA (Canadian Chapter). There could well be someone near your location who could answer questions or provide hands on assist if need...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,579
Posted By ricochetrider
Please oh please oh PLEASE don't touch the PAINT!...

Please oh please oh PLEASE don't touch the PAINT! That sparkle flake blue is amazing in its original condition... Yeah, you see them around but not every day.

I haven't even gotten the rest of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,674
Posted By ricochetrider
I just bought a 1966 Triumph Thunderbird with...

I just bought a 1966 Triumph Thunderbird with damn few miles on it. The "story" goes that the original owner only rode it around the block periodically, before his wife apparently smacked it puma...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 119,310
Posted By ricochetrider
A new friend is doing some work on my junk ass...

A new friend is doing some work on my junk ass Commando :rolleyes
Among all the "junk" in his shop are some pretty cool bikes, including those he races.
He allowed me to take some pix last time I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 301,037
Posted By ricochetrider
John, Not sure if he advertised it for sale at...

John,
Not sure if he advertised it for sale at CVMG? It was posted on e bay, which is where I found it. There were up'ards of 100 people watching the bike, and quite a lot of serious interest in it....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 66,830
Posted By ricochetrider
:super That is totally amazing! Hey if...

:super

That is totally amazing!
Hey if anyone is looking to .... GET a k100....
I have one posted over in Flea Market/Bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 301,037
Posted By ricochetrider
Just bought this

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Jq4AAOSwPhdVCIjA/s-l1600.jpg

1966 Triumph Thunderbird, will be bringing it home next week. Ill post pix when I get it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 104,435
Posted By ricochetrider
Azure, the "other couple" are Sebastion & Kim-...

Azure, the "other couple" are Sebastion & Kim- whom you've already met! :norton
Awesome to see you guys hanging out, and to read each perspective on everything- incl the different angles on the "cop...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,613
Posted By ricochetrider
Quote: Seb: "In the meantime we had decided that...

Quote: Seb: "In the meantime we had decided that we would stay and wait in Leon because Azure and Roel from "My ticket to Ride" (http://www.mytickettoride.com) were planning on meeting up with us so...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 104,435
Posted By ricochetrider
Still loving this RR. Following along also with...

Still loving this RR. Following along also with another couple's RR, who are in Central America, too. Fun stuff, all the way around. :thumb

Thanks so much for taking the time and energy to compile...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,613
Posted By ricochetrider
You are actually donating in Euros rather than in...

You are actually donating in Euros rather than in US Dollars.
When you enter the amount, include a comma rather than a period/decimal point- so that your donation amount looks like
THIS: XXX,00...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,613
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey Seb & Kim, After a better look at your...

Hey Seb & Kim,

After a better look at your site's Charity Donation page, I see you do have links highlighted in red lattering and it seems one may click on any set of red letters to access the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,613
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow. That was some really heartwarming stuff,...

Wow. That was some really heartwarming stuff, very moving.
Kudos for you guys for giving back. We in the so called first world have so much.
Most totally take it for granted, the little things épée...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By ricochetrider
Selling a Motorcycle on Instagram

Howdy,
Not sure if this is the proper spot for this BUT-

Perusing Instagram over the last say, six months or so, I've seen various things for sale. Mostly "other" stuff, jewelry and whatnot, but...
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