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Forum: Canada 06-29-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By 996DL
Thumb Harley Davidson servicing in Nanaimo

For those living and or touring Vancouver Island on a HD, there's a gem of an old school mc shop, specializing in servicing Harley Davidson big twins, on the south end of Nanaimo.

Owner Les "Pig"...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 21,808
Posted By 996DL
Firstly, thanks DogBoy for posting the...

Firstly, thanks DogBoy for posting the spectacular video clips ! :thumb

And in regards to the above quote, good you've learned a lesson, now just shut the fuck up and ride, you were bested by the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 213,133
Posted By 996DL
Thanks Bootlace :thumb, by using Trevor Birrell...

Thanks Bootlace :thumb, by using Trevor Birrell Racing Katana frame in a search, yielded a July 31 2014 Auz MCN article, detailing one of their Katana builds and credits a Dale Gilbert for making the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 213,133
Posted By 996DL
1st gen Katana porn, what's not to like... ...

1st gen Katana porn, what's not to like... :raabia

I'm still intrigued as to the inside story, on those from scratch built frames though, even left unpainted like a highlighted business...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 371,308
Posted By 996DL
All's well, one would hope ? :brow 996DL

All's well, one would hope ? :brow

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 213,133
Posted By 996DL
Thanks for pointing out the built from scratch...

Thanks for pointing out the built from scratch frames Bootlace, easily noted in this "money no object" mega-Katana. :eek1

It would be interesting to surf the website of this frame builder, any...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 213,133
Posted By 996DL
What a sano, highly modded Katana, any other...

What a sano, highly modded Katana, any other photos of it available ?...

996DL
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-05-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,482
Posted By 996DL
MY POINT BEING, that a sensible set of fenders...

MY POINT BEING, that a sensible set of fenders mounted on just one of the four models offered, or available in the accessory catalog, wouldn't by any means, have affected the success of this vibrant...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-04-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,482
Posted By 996DL
Snort, burp, belch, fart..., well I never, why...

Snort, burp, belch, fart..., well I never, why the impertinence you, you, young hooligan ! :eek1

The thread has finally morphed into a real pleasure to read, with owners posting first hand...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-04-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,482
Posted By 996DL
I sincerely doubt these bikes would have been a...

I sincerely doubt these bikes would have been a marketplace failure,
if they actually came equipped with a useful set of front and rear fenders.

WTF is wrong with mc stylists nowadays, were...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 801,298
Posted By 996DL
"Silverbacks" or upper middle class purchasers,...

"Silverbacks" or upper middle class purchasers, are the ones typically drawn to full load HD big twins, GS Adventures, six cylinder BMW / Honda Goldwings etc..., the bikes being a "reward" for their...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 801,298
Posted By 996DL
Most popular accessory add on for GS1200WC,...

Most popular accessory add on for GS1200WC, MS1200, KTM 1190 / 1290 owners, extended warranty packages.

My most vivid memory of a MS1200 demo ride, topend clatter from the 16 opening / closing...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 3,521,488
Posted By 996DL
Another preproduction prototype from Audi /...

Another preproduction prototype from Audi / Ducati, seemingly just like BMW,
wanting a piece of the pie in every mc category. :wink:

996DL
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,845
Posted By 996DL
FIRST GENERATION VStrom fairings / aerodynamics...

FIRST GENERATION VStrom fairings / aerodynamics are abysmal, amplified on the Vee with it's TWO high mounted mufflers and as stated endlessly, they uplift / unload the front end as speeds increase,...
Forum: Racing 05-23-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,966
Posted By 996DL
Are any of you MX-1 addicts going to keep us...

Are any of you MX-1 addicts going to keep us posted, in regards to whether Mike Alessi makes an appearance at the Great Britain round this weekend ?

996DL
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 287,482
Posted By 996DL
Post more often, elegant / amusing read. :thumb ...

Post more often, elegant / amusing read. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-17-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 801,298
Posted By 996DL
Simply put, a brilliant / premium bike, at...

Simply put, a brilliant / premium bike, at bargain prices.

The extent and success of the TOTAL redesign of the Vee II, is basically unrecognized to the average Joe Q Public mc consumer.

...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 112,803
Posted By 996DL
"Hello Al @ American Sport Bike, it's Lornce..." ...

"Hello Al @ American Sport Bike, it's Lornce..."

You still picked a fascinating / worthy marque to specialize in,
the bike's in good hands. Good luck with the wrenching... :thumb

...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By 996DL
Previously posted counterpoint, still stands....

Previously posted counterpoint, still stands. :lobby

And you do have good taste in motorcycles Steve G. :*sip*

996DL
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By 996DL
It's like some kind of Nascar, Fox News Network,...

It's like some kind of Nascar, Fox News Network, Tea Party, Stephen Harper fundraiser thread,
at least Steve G. has good taste in bikes.

996DL
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By 996DL
Finally coming on line with environmentally...

Finally coming on line with environmentally friendly practices, the departing Alberta Progressive Conservatives,
are heavy into paper recycling at present. :wave

996DL
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 1,426,935
Posted By 996DL
With Triumph's Thailand sourced Tiger 800XCW base...

With Triumph's Thailand sourced Tiger 800XCW base msrp @ $13,499 US, BMW's F800GS Adventure base msrp @ $13,695 US and the base GS1200 @ $16,175 US, I'd be leaning towards $15,000+ for the even the...
Forum: Canada 05-07-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By 996DL
When a thorough unbiased review of the royalties...

When a thorough unbiased review of the royalties levied and taxation of the oil industry is done in Alberta, it will reveal said policies over the last 40+ years, were diluted to the point of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 3,521,488
Posted By 996DL
Trials porn... :raabia 996DL

Trials porn... :raabia

996DL
Forum: Racing 05-01-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,605
Posted By 996DL
:snore :fpalm EBR holds the rights to the...

:snore :fpalm

EBR holds the rights to the revamped 1190 Helicon motor, two well sorted sport bikes, whatever development has gone into the AX model, managed to shut the door on Hero's power play...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,410
Posted By 996DL
Must activate inmate ignore feature. :snore ...

Must activate inmate ignore feature. :snore

Done. :wave

996DL
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,410
Posted By 996DL
I'm following any and all of the EBR threads to...

I'm following any and all of the EBR threads to watch how events unfold :*sip*,
but working through the endless "expert commentary", is a heavy price to pay. :topes

996DL
Forum: Racing 04-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,762
Posted By 996DL
:lol3 :thumb 996DL

:lol3 :thumb

996DL
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,966
Posted By 996DL
Really enjoyed that read, thanks enduro0125 ...

Really enjoyed that read, thanks enduro0125 :thumb

I would have seen Brad Lackey race in Puyallup WA, in the old Trans AMA series back in the 70's. Good times.

996DL
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7,921
Views: 3,702,750
Posted By 996DL
Understated elegance, just needs a real exhaust. ...

Understated elegance, just needs a real exhaust. Visually impressive sohc Honda. :thumb

996DL
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,836
Views: 801,298
Posted By 996DL
Demo a Ducati MS1200 with it's 16 desmodromic...

Demo a Ducati MS1200 with it's 16 desmodromic rockers at work and get back to us.

You want sewing machine quiet, it won't include idler gear driven cams.

One of motorcycling's all time...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-06-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,161
Posted By 996DL
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Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,782
Posted By 996DL
I had a friend back in the day, who managed quite...

I had a friend back in the day, who managed quite well with his 180' Laverda Jota's bar vibration, being young a set of Grab On grips sufficed at the time. As an oldster many years later, he...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 22,828
Posted By 996DL
Much the same reaction from, Dorna Sports /...

Much the same reaction from, Dorna Sports / Bridgepoint Capital shareholders. :kbasa :jump

This was the first time I noticed and took advantage of, Crash Net's live commentary coverage,
what an...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,259
Posted By 996DL
What are you running for an ecm on your 06 Uly...

What are you running for an ecm on your 06 Uly Hog Rider, bone stock or EBR ?...

996DL
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,259
Posted By 996DL
We'll do a reality show type snatch and grab,...

We'll do a reality show type snatch and grab, desticker it and blast and ceramic coat your muffler,
you'll be so excited when you see it... :evil

996DL
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,259
Posted By 996DL
Well Hog Rider, that's both you and unlucky1,...

Well Hog Rider, that's both you and unlucky1, with 60,000 miles on your 06 Uly's. Tip of the hat to you both ! :thumb

Hog Rider I thought waaay back, you were concerned with a bottom end...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,259
Posted By 996DL
leeinmemphis as you're well aware, the EBR ecm's...

leeinmemphis as you're well aware, the EBR ecm's are $305 and have 9 exhaust options available when ordering, including both the Drummer modded oem muffler and the stand alone Drummer stainless...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 212,351
Posted By 996DL
Cool2 2014+ DL1000 2nd gen Vee II

Suzuki's 996 now refined 1037cc motor, is a mc engineering jewel,
and has been since it's release in 1997, period. :gerg :brow

In the case of the 1st gen VeeStrom (2002 - 2012), it was packaged...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,259
Posted By 996DL
Hog Rider, with your long distance riding on your...

Hog Rider, with your long distance riding on your 06 Uly,
how many miles have you racked up on the bike at this time ?...

And do you have a thread, on your servicing and mods on this bike ?
...
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