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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 266,418
Posted By Old fart
Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D

Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here...

Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here is fungicide spraying for disease on most crops from flax/canola/wheat, normally there is not much bug spraying. I'm about 50 miles from the US border...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Bin werkin Back in the middle of the...

Bin werkin



Back in the middle of the country now, on the Prairies. Seeing lots of wildlife from the air, Moose, Deer both Antelope and Mulies, Badgers, Coyotes. Have seen quite a few Coyote...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Postie Strayliyan madness. ...

Postie Strayliyan madness.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=929051
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 266,418
Posted By Old fart
I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The...

I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The Moto 2 field is bigger and the pool of competitive riders is bigger. MM has been very lucky with falls so far, it has to run out soon. The next fall...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,058
Views: 8,442,948
Posted By Old fart
nuther bag with a fag

nuther bag with a fag
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,369
Posted By Old fart
I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few...

I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few months ago so no real feedback yet. The reason I went Gel was no vent, the original has that vent that goes down the side and when the bike is over on...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,391
Posted By Old fart
This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters...

This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters come to the surface really quickly always saying he's passed it. Then all the ready racers tell how it should have been done, the top grid would be...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the...

Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the bars somewhere. I like the ingenuity of the D for a helmet holder. I like the basket even more, very stylish and practical.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I...

Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I can. I HATE driving in sever traffic and even more I hate driving behind some ignorant person smoking then flicking the butt out the window.
I don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical...

Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical companies but................
In Quebec we are spraying a Bacteria. It abates the hunger of the young Spruce Budworm and has no side effects for...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil Spray season...

Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil
Spray season is Agricultural spraying. I'm in Quebec spraying Spruce Budworm then on to the Prairies for crops.




There is a winter at home but not as you...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are...

Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are a few bikes to do. I see the origin of beaucoup is French, working in Quebec I'm finding the language barrier hard. I am bilingual but the other...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting...

It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting harder but should be right for the next couple of years.


Pretty rough, I got an 84 CT110 and a an early 70's CT90f or $150, I got given a 67 CT90...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
I am Straylian by birth, things get a bit quiet...

I am Straylian by birth, things get a bit quiet workwise during the winter so I chased up elsewhere. It was a choice between China and Canada, I chose Canada. As a Freelance, part time assistant...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 204,808
Posted By Old fart
You can almost hear the music :D

You can almost hear the music :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Being an ex Californian resident shouldn't that...

Being an ex Californian resident shouldn't that be "Rrrrllllll bee bark"? :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Rusty Red

Patching rusty exhausts never works, it will for a while then it will rust out again. You might have had a backfire but that exhaust was rusted out before then. The pipes on the little Honda's nearly...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,895
Posted By Old fart
Daryl Beattie?

Daryl Beattie?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
I think he means it will kick start without a...

I think he means it will kick start without a battery. I haven't had a lot to do with the later points 110's but the old 90's you could start them without a battery installed but they would run like...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,369
Posted By Old fart
See how goes it, at least if there is something...

See how goes it, at least if there is something serious everything else should be in pretty good nick. There's not many around with that sort of mileage on them, we have two with around 30,000 K's,...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,369
Posted By Old fart
Mebe stuck valve? Has it been sitting without...

Mebe stuck valve? Has it been sitting without being started for a while? Just try and pull all four plugs out, put a couple of tablespoons of ATF or equally thin oil in the holes and crank it over...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,753
Posted By Old fart
Caparossi wasn't head man when MM was wiping some...

Caparossi wasn't head man when MM was wiping some of the field with his aggressive riding in Moto3, they didn't penalise him much but being Spanish gives anybody a head start.
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 116,369
Posted By Old fart
Hiho Ralph, with that amount of K's there...

Hiho Ralph,
with that amount of K's there shouldn't be any major problems. Mebe it's a coil and stopped firing on one? Where abouts in Oz are yoo?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Dabears, the XL 250 is a pretty heavy machine,...

Dabears, the XL 250 is a pretty heavy machine, especially in the bush.
Did you get the CT125's over there? They are a very nice light little bike that will sit happily at around 80k's (I'm a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15,058
Views: 8,442,948
Posted By Old fart
Wink Pro wrestler eh? Lineman? Do you have trouble...

Pro wrestler eh? Lineman? Do you have trouble with hair on your back? :evil Body building working well? No neck? Don't despair with those naughty boys calling you names :cry, I feel your pain. Don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
I recon the Canucks have most of their act...

I recon the Canucks have most of their act together, if you get crook they help you get you better. In the States sounds like if you get real sick like cancer you either sell your house and all your...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
We pay around $6.20 a US gallon ($1.65 a litre)...

We pay around $6.20 a US gallon ($1.65 a litre) in Oz, I'm currently working in Canada, gas is around $1.30 (around $4.60 a US gallon) a litre here.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
From my experience in another country (Australia)...

From my experience in another country (Australia) and with 5 vehicles and 5 running bikes is that they run better on premium and get better mileage. The age of the vehicles is from 1957 to modern...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
I've always found the opposite, any engine runs...

I've always found the opposite, any engine runs better, gets better mileage on premium. Do you have much ethanol in your low octane fuels?
Forum: Racing 05-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 99,847
Posted By Old fart
I'll bet Vettel is spewing about getting Webbers...

I'll bet Vettel is spewing about getting Webbers car :rofl
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Points spark when they work normally, an...

Points spark when they work normally, an indication of the condenser being no good is the points will burn out.
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 940
Posted By Old fart
Premium fuel gives better mileage. The low octane...

Premium fuel gives better mileage. The low octane ethanol blends give crap mileage.
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 273,426
Posted By Old fart
Eek What about when Honda produced the XLV? A three...

What about when Honda produced the XLV? A three valve shaft drive machine that handled way better than the GS Bimer that was available then. At 200 KG's people said it was too heavy, so now people...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
Hiho red, I am away working at the moment and...

Hiho red, I am away working at the moment and tune into ADV for my motorbicycle fix. I've always liked the little Honda's and was looking through bits and bobs and came across this thread. Stick with...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
A bike will still run with a dodgy condenser, if...

A bike will still run with a dodgy condenser, if the condenser is faulty then an indication is burned points.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 87,623
Posted By Old fart
If the battery has any charge and will accept...

If the battery has any charge and will accept charge from the engine then it should be OK. A lot of the older points Honda's will not run with a dodgy or no battery. They will run but refuse to rev...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 99,847
Posted By Old fart
For those of us who can't watch it or rewatch the...

For those of us who can't watch it or rewatch the race, the results are appreciated.
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,971
Posted By Old fart
Link no worky for me :cry

Link no worky for me :cry
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,971
Posted By Old fart
Tuned in to one and there is an Alby mangles...

Tuned in to one and there is an Alby mangles mockumentary on about how many different views you can see of Alby and his mates beards. You can only watch so much of him strutting around with his...
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