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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,260
Posted By oldbeatupguy
:clap Loved it! Made me want to take up fishing.

:clap Loved it! Made me want to take up fishing.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,434
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Tried them out on the road yet?

Tried them out on the road yet?
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,756
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Good advice. I've been turning for over 40 years...

Good advice. I've been turning for over 40 years and would love to have a nice heavy General lathe but my budget allows the Jet. Sand bags will help quite a bit to add mass .
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,756
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I have a Jet lathe with a rotating head. The...

I have a Jet lathe with a rotating head. The benefit to the rotating head is that you can turn bowls straight on. I add some weight on the shelf to stabilize since it's fairly light weight. It works...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,434
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Good job Ken! :evil Should work well. Are...

Good job Ken! :evil

Should work well. Are those V Strom wheels?
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Yikes! Looks like the fire's getting closer to...

Yikes! Looks like the fire's getting closer to town.

Nice looking hacks too :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,459
Posted By oldbeatupguy
It was good talking with you in Shaniko! Perhaps...

It was good talking with you in Shaniko! Perhaps we'll meet again.

Oldbeatupguy AKA Gorge Rider
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9,957
Views: 3,155,504
Posted By oldbeatupguy
My 09 Suzuki Boulevard C109R. :evil

My 09 Suzuki Boulevard C109R. :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I took my car to the Vancouver Les Schwab...

I took my car to the Vancouver Les Schwab (Andreson RD), let them know that I've been unemployed and can't afford new rotors now. They fixed me up at half the price as the other budget brake shop....
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,458
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I took a lady friend with late stage MS out for a...

I took a lady friend with late stage MS out for a couple of long scoots (100&250 miles) in the late spring. I have a big comfortable C90 Boulevard cruiser. She was very comfortable with the bike,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,046
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Does a C90 Boulevard count? I've had mine since...

Does a C90 Boulevard count? I've had mine since March and put about 9k on her. Nice comfortable geezer bike.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,113
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Those are some great twisties around Mt St...

Those are some great twisties around Mt St Helens. I ride there when ever the opportunity arises! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Come back when you have time to see the rest of our volcanoes :ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Great shot Dom! GR

Great shot Dom!

GR
Forum: Alaska 06-07-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Check out Vernon (Red Menace) Adventure Sidecar...

Check out Vernon (Red Menace) Adventure Sidecar (adventuresidecar.com) He has the low down on hacking KLRs
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,224
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Thanks, I enjoyed your report and photography. My...

Thanks, I enjoyed your report and photography. My wife and I toured Ireland in 1999. I do believe it's time to return.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,381
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I picked up an 05, C90 for under $5,000 with 2500...

I picked up an 05, C90 for under $5,000 with 2500 miles. More power, fuel injected, Hyd. lifters, 50mpg......

Rear suspension's a bit lacking but handling makes up for it.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 386,241
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Originally Posted by The Highwayman The...

Originally Posted by The Highwayman
The Righteous and the Damned

Motorcyclists are known by the bike they ride. And men are known by the company they keep.

These veritable truths account for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,174
Views: 817,395
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Beautiful bird pics, Tom

Beautiful bird pics, Tom
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,810
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Sorry to hear of your wife's bad luck. These are...

Sorry to hear of your wife's bad luck. These are the worst economic times I've seen in my 55 years. My job ended Aug 31, and despite applying for what ever jobs are out there, I've only been to one...
Forum: Hacks 02-05-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,669
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Very nice photograph.

Very nice photograph.
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,732
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I'll give you a call, I'll be heading up to hang...

I'll give you a call, I'll be heading up to hang a door on my new shed in the next week or 2.
For price comparisons, you can check Ayers Adventures (http://www.ronayres.com/). They run a first...
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,732
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Hi Vernon, Have you considered organizing a...

Hi Vernon,

Have you considered organizing a sidecar event, similar to the Dualsport NW, but geared to folks that already have Hacks. They could fly in and rent yours or ride their own. Run some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9,716
Views: 2,037,537
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I rode the Guzzi around NW PDX and out St Helens...

I rode the Guzzi around NW PDX and out St Helens RD today. Good runner and great shape. If I had a job, I'd snag it.

I had one of those "box of farts" Honda CX500's back in the early 80's. It put...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9,716
Views: 2,037,537
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Guzzi fans? ...

Guzzi fans?

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/1535155913.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Good on ya! Happy to hear you squeaked past...

Good on ya! Happy to hear you squeaked past another close one! A few years ago I turned a couple of 360's on the south end of the Interstate 5 bridge at 6:30 AM in a Jeep CJ in morning traffic. Woke...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I'd be happy just to go to work :bluduh Oh...

I'd be happy just to go to work :bluduh

Oh Yeah, Merry Christmas.
Forum: Hacks 12-09-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,032
Posted By oldbeatupguy
:lurk I'm lovin this thread

:lurk I'm lovin this thread
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By oldbeatupguy
:beer Great ride report Dewey! Lots of good pics...

:beer Great ride report Dewey! Lots of good pics too.

Looks like your hooked now :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Ride safe and keep us posted. :lurk

Ride safe and keep us posted. :lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,346
Posted By oldbeatupguy
It was 1972, Portland Oregon. I showed up at the...

It was 1972, Portland Oregon. I showed up at the DMV with my brand new dark metallic green Honda CB 450. An old fat guy came out after I passed the written test , took a look at the new bike and...
Forum: Hacks 11-29-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Yes sir, that's a real purdy rig you've got...

Yes sir, that's a real purdy rig you've got there.:thumb
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Very cool Vernon, nice pics, epically the...

Very cool Vernon, nice pics, epically the mushrooms. It's very therapeutic to take the long way home from work.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,600
Posted By oldbeatupguy
My best to you and your wife. Children are truly...

My best to you and your wife. Children are truly a blessing.

Tim
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,837
Posted By oldbeatupguy
We drove through the Whittier tunnel a couple of...

We drove through the Whittier tunnel a couple of summers ago and all I could think about was, crap..... I wouldnt want to ride the bike through here! But every plan to ride up has included a ferry...
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I miss Alaska. A balmy 57 degrees and windy here...

I miss Alaska. A balmy 57 degrees and windy here in Vancouver Wa today.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,174
Views: 817,395
Posted By oldbeatupguy
:beer Welcome Mystic! Great shots:clap

:beer Welcome Mystic! Great shots:clap
Forum: Alaska 11-16-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,015
Posted By oldbeatupguy
:lol3 Good advice!

:lol3

Good advice!
Forum: Alaska 11-15-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,432
Posted By oldbeatupguy
We got'em all over Washington and parts of...

We got'em all over Washington and parts of Oregon, Law Enforcement Officers. Some are better than others. A couple weeks back, one of'em nabbed me while taking advantage of a passing lane, passing a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,174
Views: 817,395
Posted By oldbeatupguy
Nice pics Robby321, Welcome!

Nice pics Robby321, Welcome!
Forum: Hacks 11-15-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,037
Posted By oldbeatupguy
I like it! I've got a 15' aluminum canoe,...

I like it!

I've got a 15' aluminum canoe, would that work too? :lurk
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