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Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Offcenter
I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone...

I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone problems.
Avgas is good old fashioned leaded gas. And it stores well over long
periods.
I'm a pilot. I know these things. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,600
Posted By Offcenter
LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the...

LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the asshole behind you.
You'll be a bug on his windscreen!!! LOL!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Offcenter
Ok, Just what IS reflecto? I'm guessing it's...

Ok, Just what IS reflecto?
I'm guessing it's some sort of reflective tape?
A google search yields nothing.
Tell us, O great King Of Reflecto!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,848,203
Posted By Offcenter
Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo: ...

Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo:
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/09/18/irv-gordons-volvo-p1800-has-hit-3-million-miles/
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By Offcenter
May I suggest another source of help. There is...

May I suggest another source of help.
There is a forum that is devoted primarily to the Honda Trail 90 here:
http://hondatrailcts.yuku.com/directory#.U_PwSMjhdqE
But they have sections for "Other...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By Offcenter
If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your...

If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your local airport and fill your gas can with Avgas. It's good old fashioned leaded gasoline. No ethanol. Stores well for long periods of time and won't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,250
Posted By Offcenter
Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that...

Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that thing??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,234
Posted By Offcenter
What's with that stupid rear fender? Any crap...

What's with that stupid rear fender?
Any crap that the rear tire picks up is carried around and shot straight forward into what appears to be the electronics under the seat! :eek1
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,213
Views: 916,346
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks BigAl !! That is good to know! I can...

Thanks BigAl !!
That is good to know! I can see a model 30 in my future! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,898
Posted By Offcenter
I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it...

I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it everywhere for 30 years and
put 172,000 miles on it. Parked it in 2004 or so when life got in the way.
Gotta get out there and get it running again. It...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,213
Views: 916,346
Posted By Offcenter
BigAl, just to make sure I understand you..... ...

BigAl, just to make sure I understand you.....
Are you saying that the 12 volt model 30 and 40 worked on 6 volts??
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4,213
Views: 916,346
Posted By Offcenter
Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC....

Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC.
A friend has a 74 Honda ST-90, also 6 DC.
He also has an old BSA that is also 6 volts. Don't know if
the lights on that one run DC or AC.
Years...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,213
Views: 916,346
Posted By Offcenter
Sanjoh, there are many of us out here running...

Sanjoh, there are many of us out here running older 6 volt bikes.
How about a flood or spotlight for us? These old electrical systems won't support additional standard incandescent bulbs.
An LED...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 326,129
Posted By Offcenter
Brady, can you PM me an address where I can send...

Brady, can you PM me an address where I can send you pics for a bag I'd
like you to make?
Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,780
Posted By Offcenter
The way I always remember hearing it years...

The way I always remember hearing it years ago.....
"A fall never hurt anyone. It's that sudden stop at the bottom...." :rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,250
Posted By Offcenter
Kinda looks like the trailer was made from a...

Kinda looks like the trailer was made from a dumpster. :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,319
Posted By Offcenter
Now THAT is a cool picture!!!

Now THAT is a cool picture!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By Offcenter
Hmmm......Looks like a waste of a good Windjammer...

Hmmm......Looks like a waste of a good Windjammer to me.....as well as a few other parts. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,950
Posted By Offcenter
Found a really NICE Honda Trail 90 sitting in a...

Found a really NICE Honda Trail 90 sitting in a customer's garage a couple of years ago. He said "You want it? Take it."
FREE! Been riding it ever since.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,788
Posted By Offcenter
Holy crap!!! I'll bet his seat was brown after...

Holy crap!!! I'll bet his seat was brown after that!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 396,825
Posted By Offcenter
Not surprising. I read somewhere that the entire...

Not surprising. I read somewhere that the entire country of Australia has only ten million people or so, just a bit more than the state of New Jersey....
....and 90 percent of them live within ten...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,250
Posted By Offcenter
Wow! Has he got enough lights on that thing? ...

Wow! Has he got enough lights on that thing?
What did he do to the electrical system to run all that? :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By Offcenter
What happened to all the pictures? All I see are...

What happened to all the pictures? All I see are blank Photobucket squares where the pics belong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,880
Posted By Offcenter
Waaay back in the '70s, I remember reading in...

Waaay back in the '70s, I remember reading in Roger Hull's Road Rider magazine that when California put in the first grooved roads, the first motorcycle to have an accident because of them was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,848,203
Posted By Offcenter
Sheesh! I rode more than 30 miles this afternoon...

Sheesh! I rode more than 30 miles this afternoon on my Honda 90! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By Offcenter
Wow! A Grumman Albatross! Is that plane still...

Wow! A Grumman Albatross! Is that plane still being flown?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 50,266
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks Geoff! I'd appreciate a report on that....

Thanks Geoff! I'd appreciate a report on that. Consider it professional curiosity. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,250
Posted By Offcenter
Cousin "It"?

Cousin "It"?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,719
Posted By Offcenter
A PINK firetruck??? :eek1

A PINK firetruck??? :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,084
Posted By Offcenter
That's really great!! Maddie reminds me of my...

That's really great!! Maddie reminds me of my dog who used to ride with
me named Terry. Terry rode in the left saddlebag (no lid) of my Beemer
and wore her goggles and bandana. She was all...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks!! Beautiful!

Thanks!! Beautiful!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15,332
Views: 8,844,468
Posted By Offcenter
I believe this IS the same location. Much has...

I believe this IS the same location. Much has changed over 60 years, but the key is the house on the left of the old picture, the house that has a gable facing the side of the house. That house still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,363
Posted By Offcenter
I always found it easier doing tight U-turns to...

I always found it easier doing tight U-turns to the left than to the right.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,250
Posted By Offcenter
Looks like a good bike for stealth camping.

Looks like a good bike for stealth camping.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By Offcenter
Some better pictures of it, please? :evil

Some better pictures of it, please? :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-16-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By Offcenter
Very nice picture! Beautiful oldie! I don't...

Very nice picture! Beautiful oldie! I don't think I've ever seen one in dark green like that before. Is that a factory color from back then? Most of 'em were black.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By Offcenter
All I can say is, the bike was new at the time....

All I can say is, the bike was new at the time. Both rims were badly bent. It was a looong time ago, so I don't remember much of the details, just the four letter words that followed.
Oh...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By Offcenter
I agree. When I bought my BMW new in 1974, it had...

I agree. When I bought my BMW new in 1974, it had aluminum rims. Didn't have the bike very long when I ran over a 2x4 in the road. It destroyed both rims. I replaced them with chrome steel rims....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,426
Posted By Offcenter
I wouldn't count on not getting caught if riding...

I wouldn't count on not getting caught if riding a bike with a fake plate or no plate these days here in New Jersey. Many of the towns, including mine, now have the police cars equipped with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By Offcenter
Looks like a '77. I have one just like it. Mine...

Looks like a '77. I have one just like it. Mine looks almost as good and has about 8,000 miles.
CTs Forever!
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