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Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Nortons and Airheads

Make for great stable mates. Several Norton owners I know have both.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Norton Rally

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/nortonrally_zpsb0ff2335.png (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/nortonrally_zpsb0ff2335.png.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Mk3

Ned's Norton is now a full roller.
Brakes and detailing next.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/loresnorton_zps4833c3d2.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Time and money. Worth it.

Time and money.
Worth it.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 301,106
Posted By rixcafe
Guzzi for sale

http://asheville.craigslist.org/mcy/4771461421.html
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
MK3 refresh

Holidays over back to work on Ned's Norton. Front end back together today.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/notrun_zpsa3ea37f7.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,859
Posted By rixcafe
R90rs

After I finish Ned's Norton this project will begin come Springtime. I have acquired a nice RS fairing and will be looking to trade for a /7 tank and seat. This will be the third Airhead I had to...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,640
Posted By rixcafe
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<TABLE class=tborder cellSpacing=1 cellPadding=4 width="100%" align=center border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=tcat></TD></TR><TR><TD class=alt1>I just discovered a neighbor up the street has two Brit...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
The TR6 is actually Conifer Green.

The TR6 is actually Conifer Green.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Forks have been rebuilt and front end will be...

Forks have been rebuilt and front end will be going back together this week. I have decided this one will be British Racing Green and have dropped off tank and side covers to be sprayed.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
That Norton looks great. More progress on...

That Norton looks great.

More progress on Ned's MK3.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/mark3_zpsaabd7e6a.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8,328
Views: 3,321,861
Posted By rixcafe
83 gs1100e

Nice.

My favorite Suzuki
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 181,889
Posted By rixcafe
No I don't. Bike is actually an R80. Living in...

No I don't. Bike is actually an R80. Living in Florida, Jim says fairing too hot most of the time.
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 181,889
Posted By rixcafe
R90rs?

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/photo4_zps37e94818.jpg (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/photo4_zps37e94818.jpg.html)

Just obtained fairing on top bike and am...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By rixcafe
My '69 ...

My '69

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/73e0c444-b7c5-40a5-a7cc-e787569cf7fa_zpsa0f433d6.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By rixcafe
http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda...

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/rs_zps3e6d8ccb.jpg (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/rs_zps3e6d8ccb.jpg.html)

52 litre Givi Box and rack. Wifey loves it.
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,145
Posted By rixcafe
EPCO Peashooters

EPCO Peashooters
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,145
Posted By rixcafe
Mystic bars on /7, S bars on /6 ...

Mystic bars on /7, S bars on /6

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/airheads.jpg (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/airheads.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By rixcafe
TR6 looks interesting.

TR6 looks interesting.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,417
Posted By rixcafe
If you nick the spring using pliers etc.,you will...

If you nick the spring using pliers etc.,you will expedite its demise.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Nice Lego. I want one. ...

Nice Lego. I want one.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/d1effe75-ad21-48ad-8439-f9e0a3d3285a_zps5070d9c5.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
That is a great looking bike. Am making...

That is a great looking bike.

Am making good progress on Ned's Norton refresh.

Before

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/ned.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,676
Posted By rixcafe
71 tr6

Went to look at this last week as a possible restoration for owner. Parked when dumped in gravel in '79. Inside tank spotless and engine turns over. All parts there but crusty. Heart just not in it....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 876,178
Posted By rixcafe
Sure. Will have to get in line as I have a...

Sure.

Will have to get in line as I have a 1950 AJS Model 20 and a '71 TR6 in the queue.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 876,178
Posted By rixcafe
This will be my 8th Airhead rebuild and have...

This will be my 8th Airhead rebuild and have gotten to know them pretty well. Both of these started as boxes of bits and turned out all right I think.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 1,492,818
Posted By rixcafe
'76 r90

I keep getting out of the Airhead game but they keep coming back. My 4th Airhead, all R90's, just delivered from Ohio. Good friend tore down for restoration a few years ago. He's been collecting...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 876,178
Posted By rixcafe
1976 r90/6 $1000

Bought from a good friend who took it apart to restore. Immediate job transfer to Florida and now it's mine. Included are a LOT of new parts and even a stainless hardware kit. Only things missing are...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 124,305
Posted By rixcafe
http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda...

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/snorton.jpg (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/snorton.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By rixcafe
Norton is ready. ...

Norton is ready.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/rixcafe2-1.jpg (http://s466.photobucket.com/user/buymymazda/media/rixcafe2-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Nope. Interstate tank with fastback tail.

Nope.

Interstate tank with fastback tail.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Interback or Faststate?

Crazy Ed's 750. One fine running machine.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/IMG_0370_zpsec85f251.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 168,484
Posted By rixcafe
I like high pipes

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/cafe1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 270,163
Posted By rixcafe
Rickman Metisse BSA

Saw this at a Eurobike show last summer in Raleigh.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/IMG_0538_zpsdf9a4299.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Carolina Norton Owners

From a gathering last fall at Lake Norman near Charlotte.

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/nortons_zpsaef3590e.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
Thanks for the compliments and thanks to the boys...

Thanks for the compliments and thanks to the boys at CNW and Stan Smith, the Stainless Steel King of Rocky Point Cycle, for taking all of my money.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 100,818
Posted By rixcafe
http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda...

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/rixcafe2-1.jpg

Next

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/ned.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 612,658
Posted By rixcafe
1975 Norton Commando head pipes

Rusty but straight and servicable.

Free to one in need. You pay shipping.

Rick
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8,328
Views: 3,321,861
Posted By rixcafe
Carolina Norton Owners

Members of the INOA (International Norton Owners Association) had a get together yesterday in Cornelius NC. A good time had by all then a lunch run to Mac's for barbecue. Gotta eat.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,866
Posted By rixcafe
My Barn Find

This bike had been sitting in the back corner of a stone shop next to a wrecked Harley Fat Boy.
I negotiated a deal to fix the Fat Boy in exchange for R90. $1288 plus my labor to fix Harley.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8,328
Views: 3,321,861
Posted By rixcafe
Raleigh Euro Bike Show today

Best in Show
http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/best.jpg

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/v50.jpg

http://i466.photobucket.com/albums/rr29/buymymazda/v7.jpg...
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