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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
Hey LFm - I think that speedometer is in...

Hey LFm - I think that speedometer is in kilometeres per hour! :rofl
There's no way a Euro speedo would have registered up to 160 mph.

Nick
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By nick949eldo
Yes, just for a little way then joins up with...

Yes, just for a little way then joins up with Desert Lake Road after about a kilometre. It's a cottage road really.

Nick
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By nick949eldo
It almost always starts first kick. I think it's...

It almost always starts first kick. I think it's because it's in such a soft state of tune - that and the colossal flywheel that keeps the engine spinning as soon as it has any momentum.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By nick949eldo
Saturday Ride Video - Little Long Lake etc.

Saturday morning (Little Long Lake, James Wilson Road, Desert Lake Road etc.) in Eastern Ontario on 1974 Moto Guzzi Nuovo Falcone.

Nick

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
Here you go Leafman60. It's the best I could...

Here you go Leafman60. It's the best I could cobble together today.

Nick

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/DwqdAhFzsf0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,095
Posted By nick949eldo
We only went as far as Mirage - which is the ONLY...

We only went as far as Mirage - which is the ONLY outfitter open on the Trans Taiga. It's more remote than the Trans-Lab and unpaved, unlike the JBR. You have to ride almost the whole of the JBR...
Forum: Canada 04-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,095
Posted By nick949eldo
Like this: ...

Like this:
http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/tt/ttinland.jpg

Along the Trans-Taiga. May 21st 2014 (although admittedly, the roads were fine even if some of the water was a bit stiff.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
You're always welcome Jim. Nick

You're always welcome Jim.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 277,142
Posted By nick949eldo
72 Eldorado

Devil Lake, Frontenac County, Ontario April 15th 2015

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/apr15_2015_3.jpg

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/381.jpg ...

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/381.jpg

:rofl Just kidding - this is along the James Bay Road.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-21-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Done! :D Nick

Done! :D

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
I like the big, ugly, heavy belt driven...

I like the big, ugly, heavy belt driven electricity making thingy that site above the flywheel. It's completely trouble free. It may weight half a ton, but this ain't no rocket ship.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
I've got to put the wheel back on securely first...

I've got to put the wheel back on securely first - but OK :p3rry

It may be a little while............
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
Terrific stuff Lfmn. Many thanks for all the...

Terrific stuff Lfmn. Many thanks for all the work on our behalf.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
Weight reduction

I lost 10lbs hiking in the UK in March. The change was enough that the NF's extra power tore the rear wheel right out of the slots :rofl

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
One day the US will catch up with the rest of the...

One day the US will catch up with the rest of the world and use chip and pin!

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
Austin - you ride in the UK. Montreal is...

Austin - you ride in the UK. Montreal is nothing!

Nick

PS. One thing I forgot to mention, and I'm not to sure of the statutory regulations, but I think it's some kind of an offence to ride...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By nick949eldo
I've ridden thousands of kilometres in Quebec on...

I've ridden thousands of kilometres in Quebec on an old, loud bike. The only time I had any contact with the SQ was when my electrics got slush-soaked along a busy section of divided highway near the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 121,373
Posted By nick949eldo
Spring in Ontario

It's finally here. The ice is going out on the lakes.

Nick

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/apr15_2015_1.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Gratuitous picture

The ice is finally sinking.............

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/apr15_2015_1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
It surprises me to find I rather like it. It...

It surprises me to find I rather like it. It needs a proper from mudguard though. That engine is going to get caked in baked-on road gravel and dead skunk parts in no time. :evil

No, wait. ...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 676,396
Posted By nick949eldo
Sorry -wouldn't want to raise anyone's blood...

Sorry -wouldn't want to raise anyone's blood pressure.

You're supposed to tighten those big nuts? Darn! :1drink

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-14-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 676,396
Posted By nick949eldo
yea......well!

My chain adjuster on the Nuovo Falcone failed yesterday as I was approaching warp speed.

Snapped.

Bike went a bit weird (now there's an understatement), but no damage was done other than a...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Sorry Mike & Stephanie - I should have emailed...

Sorry Mike & Stephanie - I should have emailed you, but foolishly thought an 8:30 breakfast in W. would be to far, too early for you. Next time.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Summer's here. Snow's gone. Time to get naked. ...

Summer's here. Snow's gone. Time to get naked. That sissy fairing's gone for the season.

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/naked.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
That's a pretty narrow view you have there. I...

That's a pretty narrow view you have there. I ride at least 30,000 kms a year, virtually none of it on divided highways. There are always alternatives.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By nick949eldo
Great report Austin, and terrific pictures. ...

Great report Austin, and terrific pictures. :clap:clap

It's a breath of fresh air to see some other country from time to time. Don't expect all of Canada to be as scenic as the Western Isles, or...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,095
Posted By nick949eldo
They're never prohibitive - just something to...

They're never prohibitive - just something to consider and deal with............like rain.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
It helps to read: ...

It helps to read: ...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,250
Posted By nick949eldo
Slim to none! Your bike will blend in and won't...

Slim to none! Your bike will blend in and won't be noticed. I'm guessing the winter riding on a small, overloaded bike gave the cops the opportunity to look for any excuse to get them off the road....
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By nick949eldo
Yes, anything that takes in Ottawa, Toronto, the...

Yes, anything that takes in Ottawa, Toronto, the 401, Vancouver and all the other metro areas ain't on my 'ultimates' horizon.

Nick
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By nick949eldo
Life in the slow lane

Great pictures. Sometimes life in the slow lane can be enjoyable. Glad you had a good trip.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
The second bike is a lot more throaty than the...

The second bike is a lot more throaty than the first and sounds good. I wonder if the reduced back pressure affects performance - although it definitely sounds faster (which, of course, is what's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 476,437
Posted By nick949eldo
Spot on:clap:clap . The frozen waterfall is...

Spot on:clap:clap . The frozen waterfall is along there too.

The others are along (or just off) County Road 10, heading south towards Perth Road Village.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-06-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Lots of loose sand on Bedford Road. ...

Lots of loose sand on Bedford Road.

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/apr6_2015_1.jpg

Canoe Lake Road and Devil Lake Road are hard packed, soft in a few spots, with a few potholes. Some...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
You hooked Zane in too ? :eek1:eek1 Nick

You hooked Zane in too ? :eek1:eek1

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 123,184
Posted By nick949eldo
Nice James! I'm still trying to get my mind...

Nice James! I'm still trying to get my mind around how such a slow, clunky bike can be such fun to ride. The throttle just provides the bike with general suggestions: 'I want you to speed up...
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 198,739
Posted By nick949eldo
Other than a short stretch by the bridge in the...

Other than a short stretch by the bridge in the pictures above, I can't really say. The little I've seen, the upper surface is a bit soft and wet in places - should be fine on the DR's.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By nick949eldo
.............although if I recall correctly, they...

.............although if I recall correctly, they don't have it at 381 on the James Bay Road. Carry a small bottle of octane booster if you're fussy.

Nick
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 676,396
Posted By nick949eldo
A quick spin up to Perth (Jones Falls, Narrows...

A quick spin up to Perth (Jones Falls, Narrows Lock) with Sam (son), then back via Mountain Grove and Bedford Road. Bueno!

Nick
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