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Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,386
Views: 3,400,548
Posted By SpikeC
Oh dear...............

Oh dear...............
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By SpikeC
my dad did all mechanical work on our cars...

my dad did all mechanical work on our cars himself, including rebuilding automatic transmissions. I always sat near and watched, and he used visegrips on springs. Ya just grab them and pull!
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,273
Posted By SpikeC
So what is the reason for wanting to go 220kph?

So what is the reason for wanting to go 220kph?
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 182,537
Posted By SpikeC
I've been riding since '66, and the only bike...

I've been riding since '66, and the only bike that I've been disappointed in was my '76 Moto Guzzi 850 T3. It handled great, the Tonti frame from the 750 Sport really did the job, but the power was...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,977
Posted By SpikeC
No warranty on the mirror? Shoulda used the JB...

No warranty on the mirror? Shoulda used the JB Weld on the frame!
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,819
Posted By SpikeC
You really need to go to the IBMWR.org web site...

You really need to go to the IBMWR.org web site and look in the R-tech section. Everything known about that series of bike is contained there.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
That's his fuel tank! Odd that he never got...

That's his fuel tank!
Odd that he never got above idle riding around!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,648
Posted By SpikeC
I am no fan of hard tails and floor boards, butt...

I am no fan of hard tails and floor boards, butt that is a very nice looking build!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 77,688
Posted By SpikeC
Oh ya, I knew that!:nod

Oh ya, I knew that!:nod
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 23,798
Posted By SpikeC
Then you buy a Bimota, like I did!

Then you buy a Bimota, like I did!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 77,688
Posted By SpikeC
Re:worn carbs, there is a guy who resleeves Amal...

Re:worn carbs, there is a guy who resleeves Amal carbs and makes them work them work like new, I wonder if he would be interested in doing a dellorto?
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,267
Posted By SpikeC
I'm standing here with a cast on my left hand...

I'm standing here with a cast on my left hand going crazy over the images in this thread.(both visual and verbal) thanks for writing, I can hardly wait to get back in the saddle!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
Doesn't leave a lot of room for final drive and...

Doesn't leave a lot of room for final drive and fuel tank, does it?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 840,742
Posted By SpikeC
Holy shirt! Whatta deal!!

Holy shirt! Whatta deal!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,496
Posted By SpikeC
The Bimota DB5R that I now have. Not very...

The Bimota DB5R that I now have. Not very practical, butt I'm retired. It is, as one fellow said, my unicorn.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,915
Posted By SpikeC
Well shut my mouth and call me in the morning! I...

Well shut my mouth and call me in the morning! I coulda swore they were the same. I suspect that other than the items that you mentioned the process is the same.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15,899
Views: 9,374,119
Posted By SpikeC
Looks pretty inadequate to me.

Looks pretty inadequate to me.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,354,616
Posted By SpikeC
Too bad they dumped the Sprint.....

Too bad they dumped the Sprint.....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
Anything with 3 cylinders is a triton?!?!? ...

Anything with 3 cylinders is a triton?!?!?

http://memphis.craigslist.org/mcy/4715030145.html

"For sale or trade is a 1968 triumph triton 3 cyl motorcycle. Everything is there on the bike but in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 202,821
Posted By SpikeC
The images of Dresden make wonder about what was...

The images of Dresden make wonder about what was left after the fire bombing, and what sort of philosophy went into reconstruction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,119
Posted By SpikeC
From Portland OR to Portland OR in 15 hours and...

From Portland OR to Portland OR in 15 hours and just over 1000 miles. It was a lap of Oregon, light out when I left, light out when I returned.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,569
Posted By SpikeC
Wonderful RR! One thing about motel internet...

Wonderful RR! One thing about motel internet speed, if you go to the office or thereabout, you usually find the speeds much faster! Uploading photos will take little time.(usually!)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,646
Posted By SpikeC
The spline lube of choice for the Beemer Boys is...

The spline lube of choice for the Beemer Boys is the Honda moly stuff.
Search "ibmwr.org" and you will find the exact nomenclature.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By SpikeC
Wow! How cool is that? Very nice!

Wow! How cool is that? Very nice!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 36,842
Posted By SpikeC
I think that is the best looking bike that Harley...

I think that is the best looking bike that Harley ever made. Too bad Americans have such cruisy taste.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By SpikeC
Don't forget the impact of engine vibration on...

Don't forget the impact of engine vibration on the workings of the mechanism.
It can be pretty hard to move unless there is an English Big Twin shaking the bejeezus out of it.....
Forum: Face plant 10-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,597
Posted By SpikeC
When in doubt, Gas It!!

When in doubt, Gas It!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 1,261,239
Posted By SpikeC
Um, wasn't the Holey Ramen Empire centered in...

Um, wasn't the Holey Ramen Empire centered in Constantinople?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,613
Posted By SpikeC
The CB77 looks so much better with low bars!

The CB77 looks so much better with low bars!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By SpikeC
When this happened to my '85 K100 it turned out...

When this happened to my '85 K100 it turned out to be a wire that ran past the steering stem having broken, it made contact except odd moments when it didn't. It eventually left me stranded at a...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By SpikeC
A friend of mine who builds heads for some major...

A friend of mine who builds heads for some major shops says to just run the thing on whatever gas you can get. The worst that can happen is the seats eroding, and if that does happen you pop the head...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,386
Views: 3,400,548
Posted By SpikeC
I've always loved the Velos. When I received my...

I've always loved the Velos. When I received my first check from the VA back in '70 I had to choose between a Velo and a new CB750. They were the same price!
I went with the Honda, being a speed...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
That one is gonna take some aggressive compound...

That one is gonna take some aggressive compound to buff out.....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,648
Posted By SpikeC
All the more impressive!

All the more impressive!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,222
Views: 3,239,648
Posted By SpikeC
The T100 is indeed a sweet little ride! Much...

The T100 is indeed a sweet little ride! Much smoother engine than the 650s, and enough power to be entertaining, for me at least!
Yours is a real beauty!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
He needed to lower the front end of the bike to...

He needed to lower the front end of the bike to really achieve the proper look. Then it would be worth a LOT of money as an "Art Piece"!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 244,518
Posted By SpikeC
That one of the most beautiful bikes that I have...

That one of the most beautiful bikes that I have ever seen. Good on you for making good use of it!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 251,317
Posted By SpikeC
But but- I thought that CL ads were sacred!

But but- I thought that CL ads were sacred!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,340
Posted By SpikeC
Good thing, too!

Good thing, too!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,646
Posted By SpikeC
What a great project!

What a great project!
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