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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
wells and bomo

tag got
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tagwells_zps82739063.jpg

new tag, harpo's grill on bomo is right behind me. whitecaps on bomo today, uncommon. oof! windy.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
yum!

GREAT home-made donuts there. no winters on the duc yet (snow forecast for tomorrow) so i'll pass on the tag.
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By noman
gaps and rear view

compare the gap between the swingarm end and frame, they must be equal on both sides. rear view of mine.

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/DSCN2084_10_zpsf6c276c3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,715
Posted By noman
m750

some time ago i had an '02 M750 for 4 seasons, did the belts myself but had a shop check the valves (3 hrs of shop time). i now do my own valve checks. easy.

sold it to get a 749 (oops, ergos...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By noman
boogie boge boge'

here's a shock pic from my r75/6, it's oem and same as r90 afaik.

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/bonniewiring003_zpsf31c75b5.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,410
Posted By noman
pow pow

wondering, loaded with slugs?

"The West Milford Search and Rescue team clapped to scare the 299-pound male away, but it kept circling, Storbeck said. Finally, a West Milford Police Officer shot...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By noman
boing - boing

just checked mine (76 r75/6, 55K miles). the shrouds are centered around the spring and there's no rubbing, yours aren't centered but should be. they can be disassembled to make sure the...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,728
Posted By noman
sacrilege

hate to say it, but haven't had the r75/6 out this summer at all. i've even canceled the insurance.

have just now wheeled my 900ss/sp into the walkout basement for the night, after another 160...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,743
Posted By noman
i'm in over my head, but will ask anyway .............

sideways off-topic, but might be worth a mention. i've read here and there that some lateral (not torsional looking from the rear) frame flex is desirable for optimum handling, but this hasn't been...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 174,832
Posted By noman
belts 'n valves

valve checks are due every 6K miles, calendar time is irrelevant. they rarely need adjustment and are easy to check yourself. do the google on "ducati valve check ducatisuite". you might want to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
belts

i usually re-check belt tenion after a coupla hundred miles, you may want to do that now just to confirm tension settings.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
2V duc maint

1.) change the belts every 2 years or 12K miles, whichever comes first

i change 'em myself, takes about a half hour (maybe a touch longer if i need to dust in there). $80/pair for a 2 valve...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
oh, wow

$1200 to install belts? :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
eek!

wow, very nice! i stuck a sargent seat on mine, and added a little insulation under there while i was at it. nice additions, imnsho.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 841,029
Posted By noman
my new ride

just got my winter project, a 1985 vf500f with 14.5K, for $400. most of my projects are single overhead cam hondas from the early seventies, they've all had stuck brakes, bald tires, rusty rims and...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By noman
head light

on my 1976 r75/6 i measuring the outside diameter of the lens, where it passes through the chrome trim ring. in other words, the inside diamter of the trim ring.

i measured 185mm exactly.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
what is rough for me, may be fine for others? ...

what is rough for me, may be fine for others? might depend on the bike (and set-up) maybe. my 900ss complains a bit on the west side -- my r75, not so much.

tight turns? oh, yes. there's a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
hangin' off?

rt 17 east side is much better, as is pretty much the full lincoln gap rd. if you make it a little further south, rt 73 from rochester to brandon is pretty nice, and from brandon to orwell was just...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,387
Posted By noman
duc maint -- here''s what i do:

changing belts is very easy, one only needs to line up nubs on the pulleys with marks on the engine case. once done, stick your bike in 6th gear (plugs out) and shuffle the engine around a few...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,871
Posted By noman
trellis frame based on ducati?

interesting article on these bikes in the march/april 2014 motorcycle classics issue. some guy named phil seems to know something about them. :D
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
nice

PO made some notable improvements, very nice! with the termi exhaust that flows a little better, you may not have the underseat heat issue.

tell your boss you've got the sniffles, and get out...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 22,613
Posted By noman
lumpus

hey, nice choice! :clap

once "at one" with your new ride and really start to push your own limits, you will love the torque (and braking) of these bikes. i had a 749 for a bit, best engine...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
sprinklin' today

got it!
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag1_zps6b6afe78.jpg

new tag, too. am pointed toward crown point, ny. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By noman
cleophus james: "do you see the light?"

have been running a 100w H4 in my r75/6 ever since 1980 or so, after someone turned left in front of me. hasn't happened since.

no electrical upgrades, other than a porcelain socket i put in a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
nope, nope, nope

can't make that one, would need the ducati super-dooper comfort seat. do they speak both francese and woodchuck there?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
got it! ...

got it!

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag001_zps7b2ba935.jpg

new tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag005_zps63559223.jpg

main rd in west...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
as a vt ski-lift inspector, that's an easy one. ...

as a vt ski-lift inspector, that's an easy one. not too sunny that day? (hint)

nice bike!
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,684
Posted By noman
"Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed...

"Never engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man."

w churchill
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
whoever goes there, say hello to gerron too. ...

whoever goes there, say hello to gerron too. :wave
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-18-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
betcha it starts with an "s"

betcha it starts with an "s"
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
hmmmmm

do i see a snowdon quad chair just over the tiller?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
stymied, stumped, confunckled

my google-fu is weak these dayz, any clues?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
mmmm, dot burgers

love dot's, waitress calls me "li'l sweetie" even tho my clothes are older than she is. :D

ever been to the "Our Lady of Ephesus House" near jamaica? a great tag, and my favorite place when i'm...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
hmmm

confunction junction?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
boatin'

am surprised the tag lasted this long. yes, the tug is the "addie b", pulling the fort ti cable ferry from shoreham to ti, ny.

i made sure to take the pic when the boat had just left the dock,...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By noman
calibration

good point on selecting a torque wrench where the desired torque value is in the mid-point of the range. some additional points to consider would be accuracy of your wrench (typically +/- 2% to 8%),...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
Thumb what a day!

got it!
old tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/2014tagA_zps08a9bb06.jpg

new tag, a little different this time. :evil...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
a clue

pulled pork at the bromely market, yummy!

anyhow, i know the next tag. starts with "M" and ends with "S", with something in the middle. or middle in the something? :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
enduro mode

i must admit, was standing on the pegs sometimes. :ricky

came down from the golf course, then headed to chester, londonderry, peru (pulled pork sammich), then danby, tinmouth, poultney, then...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 284,053
Posted By noman
nakedness

got it!

old tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag1crop_zps98fc0873.jpg

new tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag2_zps7f1e333d.jpg

new tag is...
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