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Forum: Beasts 09-27-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By vtduc
https://www.oemmotorparts.com/oem5.asp?M=Cagiva&T=...

https://www.oemmotorparts.com/oem5.asp?M=Cagiva&T=NAVIGATOR 1000&Y=2005&L=CA-NAV-2&O=BRAKE SYSTEM&F=CA-NAV-2_BW&L2=CA-NAV-2_BW

I listed the fiche for the 2005 year, but they're probably all the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,818
Posted By vtduc
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 447,891
Posted By vtduc
Spotted this Moto Guzzi SP1000 today. ...

Spotted this Moto Guzzi SP1000 today.

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4682991611.html (http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4682991611.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 813,869
Posted By vtduc
Well, as long as we're saving ducs, how about a...

Well, as long as we're saving ducs, how about a 900 elefant for $1500?
(It needed a new fuse to start)

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag42/vtduc/DSCN0056_zps3d5b354c.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By vtduc
Falcn..........you have a pm

Falcn..........you have a pm
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By vtduc
Well, I guess I'll found out........I made the...

Well, I guess I'll found out........I made the deal for $2500. :clap
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By vtduc
Ducati Elefant 900 - Value?

Hi All,

I'm going to look at a 1995 Elefant for sale locally for $2900 "firm" The bike appears to be very stock and minty, with 12K miles, but the seller says he put it up two years ago when it...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By vtduc
I wonder if using a pump in concert with a...

I wonder if using a pump in concert with a traditional bead breaker might help those "stubborn" tires. I'll give it a try on my next tire change. Definitely out of the box thinking on using the...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By vtduc
The 2K clearcoats are bombproof. Eastwood just...

The 2K clearcoats are bombproof. Eastwood just puts their branding on the Spraymax brand. Put it over a 2 part aerosol color coating from Lauer Custom Weaponry (also bombproof). I have experience...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By vtduc
I've used super glue for reinforcing stitching...

I've used super glue for reinforcing stitching with good results.
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 26,875
Posted By vtduc
I had the front latch fail a couple of times on...

I had the front latch fail a couple of times on my FF386. The cable from the front button comes out of its guide. Both times I was able to pull out the inner chin foam to gain access to fix it. I now...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By vtduc
You have hopelessly destroyed the engine....

You have hopelessly destroyed the engine. Fortunately, I happen to be in the market for exactly that bike, and have the time and wherewithal to rebuild the tainted machine. PM me with your contact...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,617
Posted By vtduc
"but it's light, nimble, and willing." ...

"but it's light, nimble, and willing."


That's a great metaphor for how I like my women.:evil
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,008
Posted By vtduc
Black and Decker LST136 cordless electric. Highly...

Black and Decker LST136 cordless electric. Highly rated in reviews. The lithium ion battery lasts a long time and has a power mode setting to maximize power or runtime.

My wife likes to to the...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,708
Posted By vtduc
You should also get a baggie w/ some extra pins...

You should also get a baggie w/ some extra pins for the pinlock faceshield.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,708
Posted By vtduc
I'll give the head position thing a try. Could be...

I'll give the head position thing a try. Could be that I've obscured some inner vent holes when I placed the extra foam padding. Not a deal breaker either way though. If I want some real airflow, I...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,708
Posted By vtduc
Well, I purchased the sale helmet, and went for a...

Well, I purchased the sale helmet, and went for a 40 mi ride this afternoon. Here are my impressions (For comparison, I have a HJC CL Max in my helmet stable which I've put maybe 20K miles over the...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 30,708
Posted By vtduc
Competition Accessories has a sale on all sizes...

Competition Accessories has a sale on all sizes for $119 w/ free shipping.
(Gloss black only :cry)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 220,289
Posted By vtduc
Just add motor, gas tank, electrics, exhaust,...

Just add motor, gas tank, electrics, exhaust, instruments, lights, brakes, and boy howdy you really got sump'tin.

honda chopper, bobber, hardtail, cb sohc - $1250 (randolph)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 220,289
Posted By vtduc
Here's an oldy but goody that pops up every year....

Here's an oldy but goody that pops up every year. Just a little spit shine and you're ready to roll. Just gotta dig the rear wheel out of the ground
...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,997
Posted By vtduc
I've had good luck with "Duracoat" firearm...

I've had good luck with "Duracoat" firearm finishes. They have a catalyzed aerosol (2 component aerosol like the Spraymax 2K clearcoat product)
in a few of the colors. These catalyzed paints are...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By vtduc
Also check the bolts that attach the spokes to...

Also check the bolts that attach the spokes to the rims, if the Superlight has the original Marvic 2 piece wheels. The bolts sometimes work loose and egg out the mounting holes. If I remember...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,238
Posted By vtduc
Hi, This is a spray-on product similar to spray...

Hi, This is a spray-on product similar to spray plasti-dip, except it's clear. It has very mixed reviews, apparently because the application is very touchy, with lots of people ending up with runs or...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,792
Posted By vtduc
Not mine, but could be interesting for a XS650...

Not mine, but could be interesting for a XS650 lover..........

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4336810793.html (http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/4336810793.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 220,289
Posted By vtduc
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4329103620.html...

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4329103620.html (http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4329103620.html)

Maybe he got too many zeros in the price.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,230
Posted By vtduc
www.rx-safety.com (http://www.rx-safety.com)

www.rx-safety.com (http://www.rx-safety.com)
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 51,500
Posted By vtduc
Ask the seller if the first valve clearance check...

Ask the seller if the first valve clearance check has been done (I believe its supposed to be around 20K) If not, it might give you some leverage on the price.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,792
Posted By vtduc
Here's a couple of interesting ones.......... ...

Here's a couple of interesting ones..........

(two) RZ350's
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4260947306.html

Kawaski Z1R
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4238268162.html
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 179,282
Posted By vtduc
http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/311594...

http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/3115942/111288056_1thumb_770x574.jpghttp://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/3115942/111276830_2thumb_770x574.jpg

I see they have brought over that...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By vtduc
Yes, don't use the WD40 to re-install the grips.

Yes, don't use the WD40 to re-install the grips.
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,111
Posted By vtduc
I'm another one in the "weird handling" camp...

I'm another one in the "weird handling" camp (radials front and rear). I spooned a set on my Gran Canyon, and I find the initial turn-in to be very slow, requiring lots more pressure on the bars....
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By vtduc
Just an FYI......the stock grips are easily...

Just an FYI......the stock grips are easily removable without cutting them off. Just work a screwdriver or other weapon of choice between the grip and bar (or throttle tube) and spray some WD40 or...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By vtduc
Painting and refinishing can get pretty...

Painting and refinishing can get pretty complicated, particularly if you want to end up with a top notch final product. Since no one has replied, I'll throw in my 2c. One can of color and clear for...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By vtduc
FWIW, I use both Pro-E and Solidworks. I find...

FWIW, I use both Pro-E and Solidworks. I find that Solidworks is a more intuitive and easy to learn. I feel that Pro-E has better graphics and more features, but requires a lot of mouse "picks" to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,680
Posted By vtduc
Sometimes there is Kharma

So I have the week off and went for a ride today from VT over to the Adirondacks. I stopped for a break at Chapel Pond, and was getting back on the road. Checking for traffic, one direction has a...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By vtduc
Ridersneeds.com discount coupons

I have a couple of Riders Needs coupons from recent orders that I won't use before the expiry date...........

Code 25002 10% off, expires 10-1-13

Code 23158028 10% off, expires 10-1-13
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,318
Posted By vtduc
My riding buddy had a CX500, and it was also a...

My riding buddy had a CX500, and it was also a very capable bike. I had a CBX at the time and it made for interesting conversations at gas stops when we were out together.

To my eye, the shape /...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,511
Posted By vtduc
Here's a real gem. I thought it was a spoof...

Here's a real gem. I thought it was a spoof posting at first.

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/3913410417.html (http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/3913410417.html)
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 51,662
Posted By vtduc
Is it just me? :lol3 ...

Is it just me? :lol3


http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/ducati-diavel-carbon.jpg

http://motorbeam.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/dn01_us_5.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 139,402
Posted By vtduc
FWIW, I had a TDM 850 which I sold to acquire my...

FWIW, I had a TDM 850 which I sold to acquire my GC. The TDM was a great reliable bike, but the vertical twin of the TDM just sounds so dead and plain compared to that Ducati V-twn. The TDM was more...
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