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Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,052,417
Posted By LWRider
FWIW I bought two Model 30s over two years ago...

FWIW I bought two Model 30s over two years ago for my Bonneville. I literally never turn them off. That bike has racked up probably 30,000 miles in that time and they have never failed.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Just got this 1974 Honda CL200 Scrambler running...

Just got this 1974 Honda CL200 Scrambler running after 30 or so years of it sitting idle. Only has about 4,500 miles on the clock. Started on the first try (well, second after I put the petcock...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Don't know what he was doing on the bike but that...

Don't know what he was doing on the bike but that front wheel was lifting. Not a full-blown wheel over head wheelie but it did leave the pavement.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Google Map "sleepy hollow, floral city, fl". I'm...

Google Map "sleepy hollow, floral city, fl". I'm not saying we have miles and miles of them, but here and there there are some nice little sections. Ozello Trail is OK twistie-wise, too. We even have...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
I was riding with a fellow yesterday who had the...

I was riding with a fellow yesterday who had the same exact bike, color and all. I was pretty impressed. We were really thrashing the bikes in a twistie area (near the old Sleepy Hollow), (Yes, there...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-14-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 99,562
Posted By LWRider
I, too, want to thank you for all the hard work...

I, too, want to thank you for all the hard work getting this together. I have been hosted by two inmates and had a great time and have hosted here for a couple too, which have always been fun.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 20,511
Posted By LWRider
Cool! I go by there fairly often; I'll have to...

Cool! I go by there fairly often; I'll have to check it out.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-30-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 20,511
Posted By LWRider
That's new to me. Where's that at, Sharon?

That's new to me. Where's that at, Sharon?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
Jealous! Make mine that matte green! Cheers,...

Jealous! Make mine that matte green!

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
Bike Week is now.

Bike Week is now.
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,052,417
Posted By LWRider
Mine are on a simple push-on push-off switch. I...

Mine are on a simple push-on push-off switch. I never turn the 30s off. I aim them a bit to the right to keep them from blinding oncoming traffic and don't get anyone flashing their brights at me....
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,052,417
Posted By LWRider
Here are two 30s and the LED H-4 replacement...

Here are two 30s and the LED H-4 replacement headlight on a T100 Bonneville. Not a scrambler, but similar.

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p618/mgeditor/IMG_6044small_zps273a02f7.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
"Adventure" is different for every rider. Enjoy...

"Adventure" is different for every rider. Enjoy your ride!

Mike
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
Thanks. I've heard similar numbers on the mileage...

Thanks. I've heard similar numbers on the mileage (up to 73 according to the local dealer, if they "took it easy"). Down the road once I've worn out my Bonnie that might be an option, if the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
NorthwestRider, what are your impressions of the...

NorthwestRider, what are your impressions of the Honda NCX700? How's it fare as an adventure bike?
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,052,417
Posted By LWRider
I met up with Sanjoh on Saturday and we installed...

I met up with Sanjoh on Saturday and we installed a 1157 LED in the taillight of my CB350. It was a HUGE improvement. Very bright.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 628,683
Posted By LWRider
Can you post a pic when you get them? I can't see...

Can you post a pic when you get them? I can't see the photo without being a registered member. I have a Bonnie but it has crash bars and I am always looking for handy ways to store stuff for long...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,052,417
Posted By LWRider
Last night was the first time I had that I was...

Last night was the first time I had that I was able to ride at night with the new "H4" LED bulb. Can you say: HOLY SPOTLIGHT BATMAN! Thanks for helping me out installing it, John, and helping with...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 103,933
Posted By LWRider
I'm so in! great story. I'll play catch up...

I'm so in! great story. I'll play catch up tomorrow. Looking to pickup a GL650 myself soon.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
Funny thing is, it made it without him on it.

Funny thing is, it made it without him on it.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,411
Posted By LWRider
How'd I miss this?! Geez! Now I have to catch up,...

How'd I miss this?! Geez! Now I have to catch up, tomorrow, but at least now I am...IN!

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
The Countersteer Girls would be counterproductive...

The Countersteer Girls would be counterproductive for me. I'd be target fixated.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
I was trying to figure out what he meant by that...

I was trying to figure out what he meant by that too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 3,833,845
Posted By LWRider
I've been there! Stopped to try and find some...

I've been there! Stopped to try and find some souvenirs for the kids on my way back from the Ozarks.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 492,918
Posted By LWRider
This reminds me of the answer offered in Venus on...

This reminds me of the answer offered in Venus on the Half Shell, by Kilgore Trout: "Why not?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 83,447
Posted By LWRider
I don't think so. I believe there is one for the...

I don't think so. I believe there is one for the Thunderbird, but not the Bonnies.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 83,447
Posted By LWRider
If you want to ride it down here I can help you...

If you want to ride it down here I can help you with it. The problem is, if you need shims it takes a while to get them. Triumph needs to rethink how they supply their dealers. My bike's been sitting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 83,447
Posted By LWRider
Why not do your own valves? I am at my third...

Why not do your own valves? I am at my third check right now. Only changed exhaust the first time and since then the clearance has not changed at all. The second time, the two left exhaust valves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
I find it very unfortunate that law enforcement...

I find it very unfortunate that law enforcement doesn't make an effort to be examples of proper riding attire. They usually have the skills down, but then ignore everything else.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,201
Posted By LWRider
I took about 600! Going to be a bit before I can...

I took about 600! Going to be a bit before I can post them as I have AIMExpo all the rest of the week. It was a great event as usual. I split my time between the Triumph Tent and Ace Corner (where my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
Storage for the camera equipment and some other...

Storage for the camera equipment and some other stuff.

I met him up at Vogel State Park in North Georgia when I was bumming around the Blue Ridge a bit and was starting home. He was doing a gig as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
This is a fellow inmate and he lives on that...

This is a fellow inmate and he lives on that bike. He rides more in a month than most of us do in a year. He's pretty good at it, too. I've tried chasing him around near Suches and was no match.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Thanks for the correction. I thought the CB750...

Thanks for the correction. I thought the CB750 Supersport was new in '78.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,385
Posted By LWRider
There's just something I like about Bob's Place....

There's just something I like about Bob's Place. I have not been there for music, though, but will remedy that next chance I get.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Honda did do a 4 into one in 1978 and called it a...

Honda did do a 4 into one in 1978 and called it a SuperSport.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 492,918
Posted By LWRider
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By LWRider
I've always referred to them as "Two flapjacks on...

I've always referred to them as "Two flapjacks on a hinge!" But those in the photo above look OK to me. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Very nice 750! I have my eye on one, too, to do...

Very nice 750! I have my eye on one, too, to do likewise (a 1978 SS). That gold color is classic!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8,551
Views: 3,471,609
Posted By LWRider
Very cool! I have seen a couple of BMWs modified...

Very cool! I have seen a couple of BMWs modified to take that VW motor. Von Dutch alctually mad eon back in the day if I recall correctly. That woudl be right up my alley as I have more than a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,889
Posted By LWRider
lilolita, Looks like you made it into North...

lilolita, Looks like you made it into North Carolina on US 178. You may remember passing just before the state line sign a little bar called "Bob's Place." Davidson River is a great spot and if you...
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