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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
Been looking for one of these, had I known they...

Been looking for one of these, had I known they were this valuable I'd never have sold my last one. :freaky

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4576075170.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By Fleksta
In my experience, this describes just about every...

In my experience, this describes just about every vehicle on the road not just bikes.

People seem to take being passed as a direct insult to their honor.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
Looks like it's trying to bury itself :rofl ...

Looks like it's trying to bury itself :rofl

http://i.imgur.com/cTsNQzEh.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
This looks like a smoking deal for someone, wish...

This looks like a smoking deal for someone, wish I had the cash to spare.

http://i.imgur.com/i0qdhMfh.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
That's actually kinda cool, though I'm not sure...

That's actually kinda cool, though I'm not sure I'd have gone the route of knobby tires on a hardtail.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,898
Posted By Fleksta
The '95 VFR I just picked up has nothing but a...

The '95 VFR I just picked up has nothing but a slight tremor in the bars at 5k; It's pretty amazing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,665
Views: 1,742,108
Posted By Fleksta
We might as well be with so many manufacturers...

We might as well be with so many manufacturers pushing active cruise control, lane departure warnings, automatic obstruction detection and braking, et al. They seem to be doing all they can to...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
Wow, and I thought I was bad with a spray can...

Wow, and I thought I was bad with a spray can :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
Never seen one of these, are they really that...

Never seen one of these, are they really that valuable?

http://i.imgur.com/RhYQ38Ch.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
Not an oldie, but really? MSRP was $4999, somehow...

Not an oldie, but really? MSRP was $4999, somehow being wrecked and unfinished adds $1500 to its value :rofl

http://i.imgur.com/YwOG81Qh.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,771
Posted By Fleksta
Thanks, not sure how I missed that :thumb.

Thanks, not sure how I missed that :thumb.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 490,771
Posted By Fleksta
Just picked up this beauty over the weekend: ...

Just picked up this beauty over the weekend:

http://i.imgur.com/knVvMIHh.jpg

1995 with a hair over 21k on it. Rides brilliantly, but after doing some research I've preemptively purchased an...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 180,786
Posted By Fleksta
Saw this today, just needs some "tinkering" :huh ...

Saw this today, just needs some "tinkering" :huh

http://i.imgur.com/HONXHUq.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,022
Posted By Fleksta
Really? My XS just turned 30k, still going...

Really? My XS just turned 30k, still going strong.

I think its more related to the bike's maintenance history. Older bikes tend to need more constant "care and feeding" that gets ignored by most...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,317
Posted By Fleksta
For a complete non-runner in good cosmetic shape...

For a complete non-runner in good cosmetic shape I'd say a dollar per cc sounds fair. Its one of those things that could be cheap to get going again or cost more to bring back than the bike is worth....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
1983 Dnepr with sidecar $2500

http://maine.craigslist.org/mcd/3701068012.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3K43I43J95N85Fb5J2d3o36bd032ea3c4179f.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/3E83L33He5L25Kb5M6d3o1559ca2f09071b23.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
1975 Honda Goldwing GL1000 $2000

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/3694240144.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3E23M83Nc5G95Fd5J1d3kab58c81572a31f27.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
1957 Harley Davidson Hummer

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/3691863652.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3E13Ge3K45La5K45Jfd3j989dd498dccc1ab1.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/3E93L13N45Ee5K45Hfd3j5d5a524cf77b1542.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,454
Posted By Fleksta
I've never seen it enforced, but as you can...

I've never seen it enforced, but as you can legally pass on the right in NH it doesn't usually bother me.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
Wow, that CL350 looks like a steal...must resist...

Wow, that CL350 looks like a steal...must resist temptation :eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,808
Posted By Fleksta
Do you happen to have a thread somewhere...

Do you happen to have a thread somewhere documenting the swap? I've been considering putting the 140 in my own bike but the list of additional "suggested" parts on the DrATV site total almost $400 on...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
1984 bmw r65 - $500

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/3637885059.html

"This is a used BMW R65 with ~45K miles. It needs work. Could be either a project bike or a parts bike."
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 160,356
Posted By Fleksta
I'm extremely tempted to pick this up, but can't...

I'm extremely tempted to pick this up, but can't really afford another project right now. Looks to be in decent shape, but dropped on the right side (headlight bucket tweaked, rear signal bent,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,907
Posted By Fleksta
How fast? Well, with the CT I just pin the...

How fast? Well, with the CT I just pin the throttle :evil

Otherwise, it depends on the conditions. Washboard, rain slick, mud, etc. I find that the XS with street tires is comfortable around 35 on...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By Fleksta
The 1980/81 CT110 still had the points ignition.

The 1980/81 CT110 still had the points ignition.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By Fleksta
The condenser is required for spark in a points...

The condenser is required for spark in a points system, so it will not run if it is bad. On my CT110, the condenser is under the gas tank.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,663
Posted By Fleksta
My brother got nailed with a reckless driving...

My brother got nailed with a reckless driving ticket for doing a wheelie on his road-registered dirt bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,437
Posted By Fleksta
Probably a few weeks ago while riding the XS650....

Probably a few weeks ago while riding the XS650. Coming around a long left sweeper @ 60mph a pickup truck drifted into my lane. I was forced wide when he didn't correct and hit the dirt shoulder....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,269
Posted By Fleksta
We get this kind of behavior all the time in my...

We get this kind of behavior all the time in my neck of the woods. You can clearly see the driver keep glancing at you in the rear-view like he's just toying with you. Then when you get a clear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,729
Posted By Fleksta
This is the way it is supposed to work, like a...

This is the way it is supposed to work, like a zipper, except most motorists are too self-centered to allow it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,729
Posted By Fleksta
I thought of another one, people who stop short...

I thought of another one, people who stop short at lights then proceed to creep forward in 6 inch intervals.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
I've been using gear oil, it just keeps soaking...

I've been using gear oil, it just keeps soaking it right in. Its been a while since anyone's oiled it I reckon.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
I'll keep you in mind. The plan was always to...

I'll keep you in mind. The plan was always to refurb it, have a bit of fun, then sell it on when I get it out of my system.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,729
Posted By Fleksta
People who cannot stay on their own side of the...

People who cannot stay on their own side of the road. Just today, I followed a van that must have cut 9 out of 10 corners on the way home. She was so bad I had to drop back a ways because I was sure...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
Update: It's finally (officially) road...

Update:

It's finally (officially) road worthy, passed safety inspection without a hitch. I'm still amazed how much fun this little bike is.

Latest pics:

http://i.imgur.com/pgVtxh.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,025
Posted By Fleksta
In a sharp corner in loose dirt/gravel; I've...

In a sharp corner in loose dirt/gravel; I've saved the bike from low-siding quite often with a foot out. I wouldn't try this at very significant speed or on pavement, but it seems to work well on my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
Wow, really? Was it a Honda bulb or some other...

Wow, really? Was it a Honda bulb or some other brand that happened to fit the assembly?

After riding it around a bunch I think a transmission problem may have presented itself. It's become very...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By Fleksta
Seems like a shame to part out a road worthy...

Seems like a shame to part out a road worthy bike. If I were you, I'd take more pics, fix the turn signals, and put an ad up in the flea market section. I'd bet you could get a sale in the $1000...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
Update: Finally sourced a battery, plugged...

Update:

Finally sourced a battery, plugged it in and discovered that the electrics work! Turns out the fuse holder that the PO rigged up was busted.

I needed to mount some rear signals, so I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,259
Posted By Fleksta
Small update: Got the bike running again....

Small update:

Got the bike running again. Pulled the old carb off and looked disgustedly at the corrosion in the float bowl. Looked to ebay for a rebuild kit and noticed that a brand new carb was...
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