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Forum: Alaska 12-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
The hijack continues. :lol3 I've never been...

The hijack continues. :lol3
I've never been able to find any pix of the houses & the few businesses in Portage prior to the quake. Somebody must have some but all those are all post quake. It...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
One way is practice.

One way is practice.
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom S
Hmm ... You must have missed it. Was about 4...

Hmm ... You must have missed it. Was about 4 years ago. Somewhere (?) in here I helped him out with a pic & a short version of how he got his very first bike many years ago. But only with the help...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom S
Or maybe this was really your first 'bike'. I'm...

Or maybe this was really your first 'bike'. I'm guessing around 1953. :D

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/Cartoons/TRIKEFite3.jpg
:nod (Yeah, he looked just like that even as a...
Forum: Alaska 12-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom S
From the 'Big hole in the ground' thread. ...

From the 'Big hole in the ground' thread.

Speaking of Squeaks ...
1984 ain't anywhere near "early years" but short of starting another thread I'll just stick this in here. Just got this from Don...
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom S
:ksteve :razor Now, now! It'll be ok...

:ksteve :razor
Now, now! It'll be ok .... :rofl
Forum: Alaska 12-12-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,647
Posted By Tom S
Bought my ticket. I think there are only 25 left.

Bought my ticket. I think there are only 25 left.
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,184
Posted By Tom S
Died of extreme whiteness. :evil :lol3

Died of extreme whiteness. :evil :lol3
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 166,938
Posted By Tom S
VW bug pedal assembly wanted. For a "Late model ...

VW bug pedal assembly wanted. For a "Late model type 1 Bug" Cheep. :lol3
Hacky? Friar Mike? Anybody?
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
As long as you're wishing, wish for pix of the...

As long as you're wishing, wish for pix of the whole damn car. :evil
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Go nuts. Many stories & pix from the local...

Go nuts. Many stories & pix from the local inmates in these threads.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776545

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=447484

...
Forum: Alaska 12-10-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Yeah, but, ... yer pic is flipped. 1951 Hudsons...

Yeah, but, ... yer pic is flipped. 1951 Hudsons had the fuel filler on the left side. To say nothing of that rare right side kickstand. :lol3
I also think it could be a 1950 Hudson instead of a...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Almost forgot about that place. Have some dim...

Almost forgot about that place. Have some dim memories of the original Portage Garage when it was still operating.
And some right after it stopped on 3-27-1964.
The water had already receded...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Almost looks like the guy at the left front of...

Almost looks like the guy at the left front of the pic there. :lol3
I recognize the woman behind the bike windscreen. :evil
Maybe I should have latched unto her when I had the chance. :dunno
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Tom S
Right. Didn't say it doesn't happen. Those...

Right. Didn't say it doesn't happen. Those dudes on the HDs weren't runnin' knobies either.
Around here? Ha! Doesn't matter where they're from. Not much call for knobs on cruiser bikes is the...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Tom S
Not many "Cruiser Bikes" hittin' any gravel roads...

Not many "Cruiser Bikes" hittin' any gravel roads around here.
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,620
Posted By Tom S
K&N oil filters are excellent. K&N air filters...

K&N oil filters are excellent. K&N air filters are good for filtering out small birds & rocks. :deal
Forum: Alaska 12-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Trials course is shown on page 3, post #43. :evil...

Trials course is shown on page 3, post #43. :evil
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25163313&postcount=43
Forum: Alaska 12-04-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,810
Posted By Tom S
Still waiting for a reply to my emails. :ddog ...

Still waiting for a reply to my emails. :ddog WTF?
You don't want to be as bad about this as Fighter, (and another inmate :patch), do ya? :lol3
Forum: Alaska 12-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,810
Posted By Tom S
At the very least your Vulva wagon needs some...

At the very least your Vulva wagon needs some nice wheels.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/cars/Vlovo1.jpg

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
So if the mitts cost 2 or 3 times as much for...

So if the mitts cost 2 or 3 times as much for basically the same thing that would be cool with you?
And what's the price difference between a used KLR & a used 2001 XT225?
:rolleyes
Forum: Alaska 12-03-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,620
Posted By Tom S
Yeah, your right. Thought about that later but...

Yeah, your right. Thought about that later but you beat me to it.
Forum: Alaska 12-02-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,620
Posted By Tom S
Being open at least 6 days a week would be nice. ...

Being open at least 6 days a week would be nice. HOH ain't open 7 days a week. They're closed Sunday & Monday too.
http://www.harleyalaska.com/map_hours.asp
I really don't like someone else...
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Legion, I thought akrider had made some comments...

Legion, I thought akrider had made some comments about the history or origins of TMS in this thread. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=754900
Didn't quite find what I was looking for...
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
Nah, it's like Akrider said. AFAIK Doug Gallant...

Nah, it's like Akrider said. AFAIK Doug Gallant started the shop from scratch on his own in the first place. I don't know if he had any partners at the time. First I knew of Doug's shop was in...
Forum: Alaska 11-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,874
Posted By Tom S
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/smili...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/smilies/what_1.gif
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By Tom S
Tried the heated gloves Barb loaned me. Lots of...

Tried the heated gloves Barb loaned me. Lots of dicking around trying to get 'em plugged into the sleeves of the jacket liner with one hand every time. They hardly got warm enough to tell they were...
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By Tom S
If you have stock 7/8" steel handlebars you can...

If you have stock 7/8" steel handlebars you can use these.
https://www.google.com/search?q=polly+grips&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb
I liked 'em...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
:cry Don't leave any sharp open ends to pierce...

:cry Don't leave any sharp open ends to pierce anything. It shouldn't get hot enough to burn anything.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
My 2nd new bike looked just like that one. ...

My 2nd new bike looked just like that one. Bought in Japan in 1969. It became an all stripped down dirt only bike with a red, (1970?), tank. Still have it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
i don't think I have that part. :1drink

i don't think I have that part. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Well, if you guys would just quit tippin' over...

Well, if you guys would just quit tippin' over .... :D :hide
Get leather pants?
Probably a PITA but maybe consider making a curved heat shied for the front of the pipe out of some thin steel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Huh? Is the heat shield missing?

Huh? Is the heat shield missing?
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Why would you want to? It will rust your exhaust.

Why would you want to? It will rust your exhaust.
Forum: Alaska 11-23-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,620
Posted By Tom S
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/smili...

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/TomIII/smilies/what_1.gif
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Sorry, 'Juli', was afraid of that. Just assumed...

Sorry, 'Juli', was afraid of that. Just assumed from the name.
Emm, ... you don't have carbs to synch when there is only one.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Ok, sorry. I didn't look at it.

Ok, sorry. I didn't look at it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
Well, if she ain't confused by now ... I'm...

Well, if she ain't confused by now ...
I'm stickin' with carb.


She checked that ... about 3 posts ago....
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
All off don't work for me that soon unless I get...

All off don't work for me that soon unless I get it moving & pulling some load & the revs that gets it warmed up enough.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,412
Posted By Tom S
You gotta modulate that choke position, ya know. ...

You gotta modulate that choke position, ya know.
Mine won't run for 2 minutes on full choke. After a few seconds I need to push the choke button in a little & try giving it some throttle & maybe...
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