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Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
To Red, Sorry for hijacking your...

To Red,

Sorry for hijacking your thread..:shog
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
In a perfect world we'd be able to tap into our...

In a perfect world we'd be able to tap into our sense of balance and use it as part of the simulation, but since what we have for feedback in the simulation is our eyes, we're kinda stuck with...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Yeah I'm well aware of the sim's limitations with...

Yeah I'm well aware of the sim's limitations with simulating motorcycle physics. :rofl

It's open source work, and Marc's bikes, although kinda weird to operate are the fastest bikes we have...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
The Suzuki is one of Marc Kraus's models, and...

The Suzuki is one of Marc Kraus's models, and I'm not sure about the engine .wav file. it's some sort of superbike sound track I'm guessing, never thought to ask.

BTW Marc has added nice little...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
I don't think many people know that I'm helping...

I don't think many people know that I'm helping with developing a motorcycle race course sim using the open source flight sim FlightGear. Here's a short video of the Dunrod-Ulster GP course and my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By YamaGeek
Dad was always a big believer in skylights, so...

Dad was always a big believer in skylights, so every building he's owned had them. Shame they are a source of water leaks in shallow pitched roofs.

Is the structure of your building galvanized,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,863
Posted By YamaGeek
You know they say pitching your tent right in the...

You know they say pitching your tent right in the middle of Usal is great.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By YamaGeek
I remember how hot that oversize half culvert was...

I remember how hot that oversize half culvert was last August, any way you can talk them into making the new skylights tilt up to let the excess heat out?
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
My first...

My first bike..http://www.gldsmc.org/Bunker05UP/images/sl90.jpg '69 SL90

..was pretty slow, my friends with the bigger trailbikes called it the Slow90.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,863
Posted By YamaGeek
In, unless otherwise.. Maybe I'll just hike...

In, unless otherwise..

Maybe I'll just hike in this time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By YamaGeek
Been there, owned two. :cry But I don't miss...

Been there, owned two. :cry But I don't miss the weird looks at gas stations when you added oil to the fuel tank before filling it up, or fogging the mosquitoes on cold damp mornings. But loved...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,682
Posted By YamaGeek
For the non-ethanol premium I buy at the little...

For the non-ethanol premium I buy at the little mom-pop store it's about $4.80 gallon, or I can get Safeway clubcard gas at what ever discount they have for your grocery purchase, about 2.60 or so....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-11-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,682
Posted By YamaGeek
I was in the UK in 1978 and you folks had cheaper...

I was in the UK in 1978 and you folks had cheaper gas prices than the Continent. As I recall something like about a pound sixty for an Imperial gallon while fuel in France and Switzerland was up in...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-11-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By YamaGeek
I'll bet it still has the replacement bulb style...

I'll bet it still has the replacement bulb style of headlight shell. With lots of use the bayonet bulb base can get corrosion that will make the bulb stop working. Always check the wire...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-09-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Here's a great little website for those of you...

Here's a great little website for those of you with insomnia..

http://www.icenicam.ukfsn.org/articles.html

I love their little web icon..http://www.icenicam.ukfsn.org/minihead.png

...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-09-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Well speaking of mixing vacuum cleaners and...

Well speaking of mixing vacuum cleaners and scooters, the little Italian made weedeater on my motor-bicycle has forced air cooling and it makes a fair amount of airflow out the engine cooling shroud...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Being a mechanical tinkerer has it's pluses. As...

Being a mechanical tinkerer has it's pluses. As a bicycle mechanic it pretty much covers a lot of motorcycle repair and building. I've built a few motorcycle wheels from rims, spokes and hubs for...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,057
Posted By YamaGeek
Last summer I was commuting over 73 miles round...

Last summer I was commuting over 73 miles round trip, sometimes 80 miles if I took the alternate route with less traffic, 3 to 5 days a week. I don't miss driving that much, even though it was on...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
A Trojan MiniMotor for those wondering what Squar...

A Trojan MiniMotor for those wondering what Squar was referring to. Appears to not have a auto-clutch which the VeloSoleX and other friction drives generally had. It meant you had to engage the...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-05-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,795
Posted By YamaGeek
A friend off mine saw this bike on their vacation...

A friend off mine saw this bike on their vacation in Paris.

...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Yeah here in Oregon we're a little more...

Yeah here in Oregon we're a little more egalitarian/utilitarian in our road laws.

Oregon passed recently a law permitting certain motorized scooters that allows them to operate on public...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
I do want to talk about money-pit cars, I've had...

I do want to talk about money-pit cars, I've had my share of them.

Almost a half dozen.

Sometimes you have a car that 'fits'. It doesn't have to be practical, or reliable, it's just something...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Hello Squar, Actooally it's got over 300...

Hello Squar,

Actooally it's got over 300 miles on it, and the tire wear is minimal.

It's more likely to slip at the belt drive. Big contact patch between the tire and roller. Most...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,682
Posted By YamaGeek
Last time gas was under $1.85/gal here I owned a...

Last time gas was under $1.85/gal here I owned a Mercedes that got just under 16 mpg. I don't think I'll start driving it again just because.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Hi Red. Belated Merry Christmas and Happy New...

Hi Red. Belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

So, what have I been doing?

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f179/sherlew/DSC00087.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 8,902
Posted By YamaGeek
I thimk I can... ...

I thimk I can...
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12,839
Views: 842,581
Posted By YamaGeek
Double bumps.. <iframe...

Double bumps..

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/100076223" webkitallowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" width="500"></iframe> Dirt Quake...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By YamaGeek
When the Q36 came out every Martian and his dog...

When the Q36 came out every Martian and his dog had one.

The original Q86 series were lovingly made by sentient cyborg workstations on plasma lathes out pure Illudium ingots! None of this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,863
Posted By YamaGeek
Every time I ride my weedeater powered bicycle...

Every time I ride my weedeater powered bicycle I'm thankful for his generosity. His 18 minutes on the lathe turned a daydream of mine into something to ride. Worth far more than the 6 pack I brought...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,282
Posted By YamaGeek
Why wouldn't this event be better done at a more...

Why wouldn't this event be better done at a more amenable spot? Something like the DaFAP rally?

Has anyone asked Mike and Alex?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 84,514
Posted By YamaGeek
So you couldn't post smaller images?.. No...

So you couldn't post smaller images?..

No air-cleaner... originally a 50 cc bike, how does it qualify for a Moped designator if it had gears prior with the little engine? This is a motorcycle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By YamaGeek
...http://www.scooterworks.com/filebin/images/prod...

...http://www.scooterworks.com/filebin/images/products/339/OIL-IPCITY.jpg :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
It's a no-name generic $45 auto-dashcam from...

It's a no-name generic $45 auto-dashcam from Ebay, same place I get my pitbike engines from, (The Cub has a 125 cc pitbike engine conversion so it's now 12 volt..) free shipping made it worth the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-15-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Well the speed limit on this stretch of 101 is...

Well the speed limit on this stretch of 101 is supposedly 55 mph. My bike averages about 48~55 mph 'cept on hills, (slower) but everybody else speeds anyway.

So I give way when safe. I prefer...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,260
Views: 227,701
Posted By YamaGeek
Yes new tires are a good thing, the rear tire on...

Yes new tires are a good thing, the rear tire on my Cub wears pretty fast.

Some video of my commute to Bandon, OR which I do occasionally with the Honda Cub.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,655
Posted By YamaGeek
If I don't see Peterman until AVR, a happy...

If I don't see Peterman until AVR, a happy burfday to you!

Jeebus, does this meen yur retiring?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,757
Posted By YamaGeek
You know I am a 'foodie'. But I don't match the...

You know I am a 'foodie'. But I don't match the general stature requirements of being an adventure cyclist.

http://pootflame.smugmug.com/photos/i-p3svQpq/0/L/i-p3svQpq-L.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 32,554
Posted By YamaGeek
I'm quoting myself....:y0!

I'm quoting myself....:y0!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 32,554
Posted By YamaGeek
I'd like to add my IN-ness to the list..

I'd like to add my IN-ness to the list..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 28,598
Posted By YamaGeek
I'm out, lots of catch-up at work and no time...

I'm out, lots of catch-up at work and no time free..:cry I'll maybe make AppleJam's gig.
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