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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
Modding the tensioner pulley bracket to reduce...

Modding the tensioner pulley bracket to reduce belt operating tension is time well spent, imho.

:brow
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6,313
Views: 595,005
Posted By Lornce
*like*

*like*
Forum: Canada 04-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
You missed Dunville, didn't you? :brow

You missed Dunville, didn't you?

:brow
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,234
Posted By Lornce
That's a great looking motorcycle. :thumb ...

That's a great looking motorcycle.

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
:flug

:flug
Forum: Canada 04-19-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
Managed a ride out to Dunville for a coffee early...

Managed a ride out to Dunville for a coffee early Saturday morning. First ride of the year. Felt good to feel those great bike motions again.
Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Lornce
Don't know where you are, but if you're anywhere...

Don't know where you are, but if you're anywhere near Hamilton, Sturgess Cycle (http://www.sturgessonline.com/) has an excellent service department. :thumb

I do most of my own mechanical work, but...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-18-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
Keep us posted on the the service life of that...

Keep us posted on the the service life of that TKC70.

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Canada 04-18-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lornce
Great stuff! :thumb :thumb

Great stuff!

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-18-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
Finally got out for the first ride of the season...

Finally got out for the first ride of the season this morning. Man, that felt good to feel the bike again.

Forgot he camera on the step at home, so there's no picture to share.

Since we're...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-17-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
More from fb: "I was waiting for the AX1190....

More from fb:

"I was waiting for the AX1190. I'm 53 years old and have no interest in a bleeding edge sportbike for the street. And I'm not alone. I love to watch the occasional road race and even...
Forum: Canada 04-17-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,851
Posted By Lornce
You guys are killing me. Great thread! ...

You guys are killing me.

Great thread!

:thumb

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Cross-Country-Airhead-Fly-n/i-ZH7FptF/1/L/DSC_2241-L.jpg...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 800
Posted By Lornce
Canada Motorcycle

Over the past few years I've been having excellent mail order results from Canada's Motorcycle. (https://www.canadasmotorcycle.ca/street-bike.html)

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-16-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
This was being discussed in a few Buell...

This was being discussed in a few Buell enthusiast pages on fb. I'll just paste it here to save a little typing.

"The sad reality is that bleeding edge sportbikes are a limited market. Too bad EBR...
Forum: Canada 03-30-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
They were only $4 and change and they were the...

They were only $4 and change and they were the best around!

Have a great ride and post lots of pictures.

:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,234
Posted By Lornce
I agree. It was a handsome, effective package in...

I agree. It was a handsome, effective package in it's day. More appealing even than it's contemporary stable mate, the 750 Interceptor. Which hasn't aged terribly well, imho.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6,313
Views: 595,005
Posted By Lornce
A little dated but still germane. <iframe...

A little dated but still germane.

<iframe width="854" height="510" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rgcdtOcfqfc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-28-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
No idea, but notice the fan stops running...

No idea, but notice the fan stops running whenever I'm approaching walking speeds or a complete stop. Apart from that I've never been aware of it. Personally, I'd rather hear it run while creeping...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 205,747
Posted By Lornce
Didn't care much for mine, either. Way too heavy....

Didn't care much for mine, either. Way too heavy. Poor suspension action, especially the front. Limited cornering clearance. Terrible throttle control. Guzzled fuel. Nice ergos, though, and tall...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 365,236
Posted By Lornce
They've got a B2 retired to a museum already? ...

They've got a B2 retired to a museum already?

:scratch
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
Keep meaning to do the muffler but never get...

Keep meaning to do the muffler but never get around to it.

:ricky
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
EBR ecm on my '09 with a stock muffler. Bought it...

EBR ecm on my '09 with a stock muffler. Bought it this way so have no point of comparison. It's turbine smooth above 2.5k rpm and accelerates very smartly through all gears. Never felt the need for...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 55,843
Posted By Lornce
Hadn't thought of that. Thanks. Great...

Hadn't thought of that. Thanks.

Great looking bike you've got there.

:thumb :thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 55,843
Posted By Lornce
/7 tank won't fit with a /6 seat. The /7 tank is...

/7 tank won't fit with a /6 seat. The /7 tank is longer than the /6 tank.

A /7 seat will fit with a /6 tank, but there'll be a 2" gap between the seat and the tank.


Exhibit A: R90/6 with a /7...
Forum: Canada 03-26-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
Southern Ontario being geographically limited,...

Southern Ontario being geographically limited, it's basically the same route most years. No shame in making use of the best in available territory.

Have a great time, lads.

:thumb
Forum: Canada 03-24-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
As much as I'd love to join in the fun, I won't...

As much as I'd love to join in the fun, I won't be able to make that date.

Have a great ride lads! (and post here if by some twist of fate it's re-schedded for the 19th).

:ricky
Forum: Canada 03-19-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
On the 407.

On the 407.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,234
Posted By Lornce
Had a pleasant few day's ride in the mountains...

Had a pleasant few day's ride in the mountains west of Mt. Fuji on one of these. A jewel of a bike.

http://www.ducaticlassics.com/images/motorcycles/21/2.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-17-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
How long since we've seen a picture in this...

How long since we've seen a picture in this "picture thread"?

:evil


Believe this was from one of Cycle World's road tests....
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,234
Posted By Lornce
Centralized, anyway. Their centre of gravity...

Centralized, anyway. Their centre of gravity isn't particularly low because of their taller motors. Compared to something like an older boxer BMW, for instance.
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-14-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,773
Views: 1,002,823
Posted By Lornce
Smart move. Have fun. :thumb ...

Smart move. Have fun. :thumb

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-62mDrZp/0/L/IMG_1523-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-62mDrZp/A)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,866
Posted By Lornce
No. :*sip* '09 XB12X. Gas, oil,...

No.

:*sip*


'09 XB12X. Gas, oil, tires and brake pads so far. Bike still has the original factory battery going strong.

These really are great bikes for riders....
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,311
Views: 1,074,793
Posted By Lornce
:augie ...

:augie

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-VvrJC7V/0/L/IMG_1425-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-VvrJC7V/A)
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By Lornce
It was pretty straight forward a few years ago....

It was pretty straight forward a few years ago. Pleasant, low impact ride.

:dunno

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Cross-Country-Airhead-Fly-n/i-WtFPjqn/1/L/DSC_2273-L.jpg...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
How've you been, Doughy? Help me out, here....

How've you been, Doughy?

Help me out, here. I can't get this song out of my head.

<iframe width="1366" height="667" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/VBmCJEehYtU" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22,596
Views: 2,429,753
Posted By Lornce
Now yer talkin'. ...

Now yer talkin'.

http://lornce.smugmug.com/Some-Bikes-Over-the-Years/i-d9WHFvw/0/L/Ducati%20900%20%2775-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Some-Bikes-Over-the-Years/i-d9WHFvw/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,852
Posted By Lornce
:thumb My main ride. ...

:thumb




My main ride.
http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-QpWkCd7/0/L/IMG_1456-L.jpg (http://lornce.smugmug.com/Buells-1/i-QpWkCd7/A)
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,852
Posted By Lornce
http://www.autogaul.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02...

http://www.autogaul.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/2010-Harley-Davidson-Road-Glide-Custom-Photo-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 32,075
Posted By Lornce
I guess a Superbug is a Super Hornet? :dunno ...

I guess a Superbug is a Super Hornet? :dunno

Anyhow, the old jets made way more sound than the new hardware. Less power, but way more sound.

Can't figure out how to reduce this image, but it's...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 1,014,234
Posted By Lornce
One and a half CB500's is more or less exactly...

One and a half CB500's is more or less exactly what it was. In a decent Italian frame.
http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery%20B/Honda%20CB%20500%2072.jpg
...
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