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Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 257,327
Posted By Iron Sight
I was USN stationed at NAS North Island San Diego...

I was USN stationed at NAS North Island San Diego and managed to own these 2 while there. They were both obtained new and were 1961 vintage.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 81,568
Posted By Iron Sight
1965 Mequon Wisconsin. Bike is a 1937 Harley. I...

1965 Mequon Wisconsin. Bike is a 1937 Harley. I had just bought it for $50.00

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/637c194f23db6466b07aed92dc72428f.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 81,568
Posted By Iron Sight
My first bike around 1956, 15 years old....

My first bike around 1956, 15 years old. Springport, Michigan.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/18abc79b6447251c120bad872cb296b0.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 84,723
Posted By Iron Sight
You got Talent!!

You got Talent!!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,249
Views: 3,279,327
Posted By Iron Sight
Safe Spot

Moved my R90 S into the house!


http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/c81f7eae2d62d148c3cf65b4633d9084.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Norton?

Norton?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 77,392
Posted By Iron Sight
Me 1973

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/e91dc171c138ad8f4485420fe8987fff.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Front Tire is low.

Front Tire is low.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Is that a Horex?

Is that a Horex?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Cool2 Always wanted one of those.

Always wanted one of those.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
"You can tell it's a Brit bike, she can't find...

"You can tell it's a Brit bike, she can't find neutral and has to switch it off with her right hand while keeping the clutch pulled:)"

Great observation!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 84,723
Posted By Iron Sight
You mean "Its Alive"?

You mean "Its Alive"?
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 84,723
Posted By Iron Sight
I just noticed......You still have your stitched...

I just noticed......You still have your stitched wind screen!
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 88,460
Posted By Iron Sight
Great entertaining adventure with lots of...

Great entertaining adventure with lots of pictures that include the food and motorcycles!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-17-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 2,499,732
Posted By Iron Sight
Be careful out there as your view may be...

Be careful out there as your view may be obscured.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/94fadbb87dd4af82f3fa1a36b29185ae.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,810
Posted By Iron Sight
You do good work!

You do good work!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Was that critter around her neck still breathing?

Was that critter around her neck still breathing?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
Lots of late Triumph Verticals in the news....

Lots of late Triumph Verticals in the news. Deservingly!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
What model Triumph is that?

What model Triumph is that?

Thanxz
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16,157
Views: 9,677,406
Posted By Iron Sight
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater...

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/dd062af77e30dd38e50d2329e0ada3c7.jpg

My 1st entry. Don't think I have seen this pic before?
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
Doesnt look fake to me. Do you know date of that...

Doesnt look fake to me. Do you know date of that photo?
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
Found this old slide. It's an overlook on...

Found this old slide. It's an overlook on California 46 from Paso Robles to Hwy 1 near Cambria. If you look just over to top of the seat you can see the rock in Morro Bay. Slide dated March 1976
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,829
Views: 864,193
Posted By Iron Sight
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater...

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/364770c0373da41ca1b716eb71a65a96.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By Iron Sight
A couple other bikes my buddy and I owned. The...

A couple other bikes my buddy and I owned. The BSA Super Rocket gave me to much grief and I traded it for the previously shown Matchless. The 57 Triumph carried my buddy well and strong. He for some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By Iron Sight
Long Ago Baja

Was in the Navy stationed at San Diego North Island and not yet 21 years old in these pictures. We are "Adventuring" Tecate Mexico. A frosted glass of Tecate beer was 10 cents. That's me with the 61...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,854
Posted By Iron Sight
Think it was 1972 Yamaha 360 Enduro. Rode it a...

Think it was 1972 Yamaha 360 Enduro. Rode it a lot down around Ocotillo, CA.
Terrible suspension. Ended up with a 21" on the front and Curnutts on the rear.
Bought a Bultaco Matador and could ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,810
Posted By Iron Sight
Hope your mailing address is still the same?

Hope your mailing address is still the same?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,854
Posted By Iron Sight
Why do they now build all the dual purpose bikes...

Why do they now build all the dual purpose bikes with such high seat heights today? My 72 Bultaco 6 day was perfect.
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,011
Posted By Iron Sight
Driftwood from the Oregon coast.

Driftwood from the Oregon coast.
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
Some interesting prices on this book? ...

Some interesting prices on this book?

http://www.amazon.com/BMW-R90S-Ian-Falloon/dp/1884313566
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
I did a blue book book look a while back and they...

I did a blue book book look a while back and they were rated at that price and above.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
Many times I have done things backwards but not...

Many times I have done things backwards but not with the front fender on my R90s.
(I did take a careful look though)

Attached is a nice pic of someone else's R90s.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
It's been to Santa Cruz a few times. Thanks

It's been to Santa Cruz a few times.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Iron Sight
1976 R90S further clean up

Short ride. Bike hasn't been registered in Utah yet after 22 years.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/R90S1.jpg

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx294/SlowWater/R90S4.jpg
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Iron Sight
Doesn't hurt to do a compression check before any...

Doesn't hurt to do a compression check before any diagnoses begins.

Valve clearances properly set.

Ignition system must be in order

Proper cleaning of the carburetors including replacement...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Iron Sight
I guess I was 35 years old at time of purchase....

I guess I was 35 years old at time of purchase. Traded a 73 R90/6 and $1000 for it. $4000 was the total price. you could buy a Mustang V/8 for that back then. Kept it because I feel it's special. I...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Iron Sight
Runs like a Top

My 1st post.

Not a restoration,more a clean up.

1976 R90s. Bought it new in San Luis Obispo, CA. Was living in Morro Bay, CA at the time.


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