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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 160,003
Posted By Tanshanomi
If he never had legitimate possession of the...

If he never had legitimate possession of the bike, that's fraud. If he had legal grounds to defend his claim of ownership, such as the titled owner turning the bike over to him at some point and...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
Perhaps you failed to detect the snark in his...

Perhaps you failed to detect the snark in his comment?
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
Yes, that's some tempting forbidden fruit for...

Yes, that's some tempting forbidden fruit for American riders. Always hated that big tumor on the front of the engine, though.
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
Maybe it's just me, but the yellow number ovals...

Maybe it's just me, but the yellow number ovals look hugely out of place to my eye. They're the only color on the bike, there is not a number plate up front, and and they're blank. They don't make it...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
Wouldn't the Rotax Type 486 500cc dirt bike motor...

Wouldn't the Rotax Type 486 500cc dirt bike motor have been awesome in a roadrace chassis?

http://hooniverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/can-am_kawa_420_018-340x255.jpg




...Yeah, Derek...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 160,003
Posted By Tanshanomi
Here's a handy PDF of a blank bill of sale form...

Here's a handy PDF of a blank bill of sale form if needed. Missouri and Kansas have always been satisfied with this, although we don't need to have them notarized here.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
Kaaaaaneeeeedaaaa! ...

Kaaaaaneeeeedaaaa!

http://hooniverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/04-kanedasbike.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 160,003
Posted By Tanshanomi
Have the "old friend" fill out a bill of sale for...

Have the "old friend" fill out a bill of sale for an agreed amount and have it notarized.
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
The best thing I ever did as a motorcyclist was...

The best thing I ever did as a motorcyclist was work at a huge dealership (they would sometimes sell 100 units on a summer Saturday) back in the mid '80. In-season, they usually had at least one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 160,003
Posted By Tanshanomi
Has anybody who's gotten a VT plate and...

Has anybody who's gotten a VT plate and registration successfuly used that to get a title in their home state? Anybody tried and failed?

I'm curious because Missouri DOR & MSHP are title nazis,...
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,566
Posted By Tanshanomi
Correct, the RT is the only one to get the triple.

Correct, the RT is the only one to get the triple.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 2,867,190
Posted By Tanshanomi
Apologies for the slight threadjack, but is it a...

Apologies for the slight threadjack, but is it a requirement in India that all motorcycles have highway bars/crash bars? Even the sporty bikes seem to have some sort of engine guards as original...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
They won't even give us this, and it already...

They won't even give us this, and it already exists.

http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0271/9493/products/23127_CB650F_large.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 2,867,190
Posted By Tanshanomi
Actually, no. I'm pretty sure that's a 250...

Actually, no. I'm pretty sure that's a 250 Tenere.

http://www.yamaha-motor.com.mx/images/galerias/doble_prop/tenere250_bco.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 2,867,190
Posted By Tanshanomi
Very cool little bike! Looks like a lot of fun....

Very cool little bike! Looks like a lot of fun. Where is "around here?"
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 346,265
Posted By Tanshanomi
Okay, here are all the motorcycles I've owned, in...

Okay, here are all the motorcycles I've owned, in both list and timeline format:


1973 Honda CL125S
1979 Triumph T140E 750 Bonneville
1971 BSA B50SS Gold Star
1982 Honda MB5 (Red)
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
I considered an ER-6n when I bought my last new...

I considered an ER-6n when I bought my last new bike, about 4 years ago, but it kind of slid off my radar screen. Just happened to see this on Cycletrader.com. A new leftover for $5K? :nod Suddenly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,149
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://tanshanomi.com/temp/Spyder-elDorado-sundown...

http://tanshanomi.com/temp/Spyder-elDorado-sundown.png
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 2,867,190
Posted By Tanshanomi
No, it's just on the splines wrong.

No, it's just on the splines wrong.
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,566
Posted By Tanshanomi
That copper color for this year is gorgeous.

That copper color for this year is gorgeous.
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,566
Posted By Tanshanomi
I just say "Thank you, Nanny!" and live to ride...

I just say "Thank you, Nanny!" and live to ride another day.
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,566
Posted By Tanshanomi
Not the lightest clutch I've ever used, but...

Not the lightest clutch I've ever used, but nothing to complain about.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
I would love to find a final-year '77 GT750B. ...

I would love to find a final-year '77 GT750B.

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20C/Suzuki%20GT%20750%2078.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
I know it's just a concept, but I would be very...

I know it's just a concept, but I would be very interested in the Honda CX-01. I don't normally like the angular lines typical of modern motorcycles, but I think this one is very striking. And the...
Forum: Hacks 04-07-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,566
Posted By Tanshanomi
My 2013 RS-S and my wife's 2012 RT. Both are...

My 2013 RS-S and my wife's 2012 RT. Both are manuals.

http://hooniverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/canam-02.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9,205
Views: 2,867,190
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://www.tanshanomi.com/74honda-cl125s/IMG_0195_...

http://www.tanshanomi.com/74honda-cl125s/IMG_0195_web.png

Just picked this up last night. 1974 Honda CL125S. It's virtually identical to the first bike I ever owned. It needs some TLC, but it's...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
Ha! The first time through, my browser window...

Ha! The first time through, my browser window chopped off the left side of the photo, so I missed that part. I just saw the bike and thought, "nice BMW." The guy does look like the poster boy for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
Not a real bike, and not a coming concept. It's a...

Not a real bike, and not a coming concept. It's a sketch of a purely imaginary bike by Oberdan Bezzi, an independent artist who creates cool stuff like this just for fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tanshanomi
[Hopefully it's not too much of a threadjack to...

[Hopefully it's not too much of a threadjack to discuss PWCs a bit further.]

I owned both stand-ups and sit-downs, and I liked both. It's just picking the horse for the course, really. Stand-ups...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
I still LOVE your bike.

I still LOVE your bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
OK, so I've been partial to Spanish 2-stroke...

OK, so I've been partial to Spanish 2-stroke singles for a long time, but that's just flat gorgeous. I could sit and stare at it all day.

OTOH, my employer might not like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tanshanomi
Ha! Good point! I originally posted a different...

Ha! Good point! I originally posted a different photo, but decided that one wasn't low or raked out enough. I bet this one still is...interesting to ride
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 25,478
Posted By Tanshanomi
I stand corrected. According to the CTX1300 Parts...

I stand corrected. According to the CTX1300 Parts Fiche (http://www.partspitstop.com/oemparts/a/hon/52f29644f870021404ec6fb7/front-brake-master-cylinder), that plug is Honda Part #53174-116-670,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 25,478
Posted By Tanshanomi
I believe those are the lever pivot bolts.

I believe those are the lever pivot bolts.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 25,478
Posted By Tanshanomi
From this image of the handlebars, it doesn't...

From this image of the handlebars, it doesn't seem so.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/14_CTX1300_Instruments_LR.jpg

Although they seem to be typical 7/8" tubular bars,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tanshanomi
I know, go buy a raked-out hardtail chopper....

I know, go buy a raked-out hardtail chopper. Preferably one built in the '70s with a really wide Honda four that sits about 6" off the pavement. Just driving it around the block will be a new,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,760
Views: 3,089,596
Posted By Tanshanomi
A few Yanks may not know that Suzuki sold 250cc...

A few Yanks may not know that Suzuki sold 250cc and 400cc scaled-down versions of the original Hans Muth Katana in Japan. The 400 in gun-metal gray is just exquisite.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tanshanomi
The fun of PWCs can vary greatly. We found it to...

The fun of PWCs can vary greatly. We found it to be directly proportional to the size of the body of water at your disposal and the size of the crowd you're with. As we got older, friends moved away...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 937,602
Posted By Tanshanomi
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d58/RD350b/moto_...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d58/RD350b/moto_morini_three-and-one-half_344.jpg

Not normally a drum brake kind of a guy, but lately I've been wanting to ride behind a Grimeca 180mm Twin SLS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tanshanomi
Take some time off. I took 12 years off. I...

Take some time off. I took 12 years off.

I started riding in 1980. Lived, breathed, rode and studied bikes 24/7. Put myself through college behind a parts counter. Eventually had 11 bikes in my...
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