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Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2015, 10:49 PM
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Posted By MIOB
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
See, now this is how you deliver critisisme in a...

See, now this is how you deliver critisisme in a respectful manner. This I did read and from this I will learn. So thank you.

I planned a shoot to be very much about the bike to, but from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
You're going to a girls on bikes thread to look...

You're going to a girls on bikes thread to look at bikes, fine. But there is no need to be disrespectfull when you are getting to see exactly what you can expect.

I am not going to waste any...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-30-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By MIOB
I doubt it would be possible (or recommendable)...

I doubt it would be possible (or recommendable) to ride from Kathmandu to Hanoi in 4 weeks. And then we'd hve the problem of 'exporting' the bike.

Your comment about 30 km/h is very usefull, thank...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-30-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By MIOB
That is an option, but not the preferred option....

That is an option, but not the preferred option. When you say expensive, what kind of money are you talking about?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
Everyone: thanks for the kind words! I know...

Everyone: thanks for the kind words!

I know the model well, she's everything you guys say/think she is. She's also great fun to hang around with (I love her sense of humor).



Thank you for...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
All photos of my latest shoot are now online. You...

All photos of my latest shoot are now online. You can find them here:

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/matchless-shoot/

I am always interested in feedback. There's plenty left for me to learn.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
Maybe not THE prettiest girl ever, but a great...

Maybe not THE prettiest girl ever, but a great photo! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-28-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By MIOB
Thank you! I will check both websites. We...

Thank you! I will check both websites.


We are considering a one way trip. We'll have about 4 weeks for 3.000 km's, in my opinion that is not enough to do a round trip. But then we'll have to get...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By MIOB
First timer: Southeast Asia on an Enfield

I am not sure how wise it is to include travel details in a post on a public forum, so I am keeping it all a bit vague. Sorry for that.

I am hoping to fly to Nepal, buy an Enfield and travel...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/m...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/matchless-1/IMG_5445.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/4...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/4stages.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
Thank you! I hope to do a shoot with her...

Thank you!

I hope to do a shoot with her again soon, I just need the right weather and some time.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17,331
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Posted By MIOB
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
She was and I also put some more air in the rear...

She was and I also put some more air in the rear tire.

And she is very lovely.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
Don't worry ;) I just need some more tiem to go...

Don't worry ;) I just need some more tiem to go through the photo's properly.

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5463-2-657x1024.jpg


We also tested how it would go with her...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
I better not post any more photos of this and the...

I better not post any more photos of this and the comming shoot(s) then... :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
She's not a real beer drinker. She's a gem...

She's not a real beer drinker. She's a gem though, a very rare (in a very good way) sense of humor. Great fun to hang out with.


another one from that shoot (I have tons more, but didn't have...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/I...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5564-1024x715.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/I...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5467.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/I...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5411-682x1024.jpg

Taken about 2 hours ago.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
No surprise here: I do too. I rode it home for...

No surprise here: I do too. I rode it home for her and enjoyed every single moment of it. It's going to be her in-and-around-town bike, much, much easier to handle then her Honda CX500 and it can't...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
Still going strong :) ...

Still going strong :)

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5158-1024x278.jpg

And there's a new adition to the collection (for the girlfriend) since yesterday:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
Haha, no. The top speed of the drone is 10 m/s...

Haha, no. The top speed of the drone is 10 m/s (36 km/h). A much, much faster drone is on teh way, but I am going to use that for racing, not for filming.

The Matchless actually feels (and sounds)...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
I've had that headlight for years and years (from...

I've had that headlight for years and years (from way beofre the term hipster was invented). I'm glad I finally found a bike small enough to mount it on, so it's staying :P


I oredred an...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
I got it to run this weekend (again) and ruined...

I got it to run this weekend (again) and ruined my back doing it.

Yesterday after work I managed to ride it (with a sore back). It kept running. The carb (I swapped back to a concentric) needs...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 204,347
Posted By MIOB
Ok, I'll bite: What can possibly be fataly flawed...

Ok, I'll bite: What can possibly be fataly flawed about a paint job or a short rear fender?

The air filter is an K&N, MORE than good enough in our forrests (we don't live in a desert).

Tires?...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,936
Views: 3,709,040
Posted By MIOB
Someone did ruin a perfectly good Virago for that...

Someone did ruin a perfectly good Virago for that though!!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,936
Views: 3,709,040
Posted By MIOB
This I really like..: ...

This I really like..:

http://www.pipeburn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/09_03_2015_hageman_virago_09.jpg

http://www.pipeburn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/09_03_2015_hageman_virago_11.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 204,347
Posted By MIOB
Just leave him be, he is fully untitled to his...

Just leave him be, he is fully untitled to his opinion and he is not just trolling.

He sees some things on cutomized bikes he doesn't deem pratcical and he has more than a few points.

This is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
At the moment I am willing to ship it to...

At the moment I am willing to ship it to Antarctica if that helps me getting that bike out of my eyesight. :freaky

I fixed it yesterday. Again. Started it a few times, then hauled it out of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
The fuel is fine but the bike is driving me NUTS....

The fuel is fine but the bike is driving me NUTS.

I fitted the (pre monoblock) carb that has been running fine for thousands of kilometers on my Ariel: Within 100km it starts giving all kinds of...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 204,347
Posted By MIOB
I bought the bike with a friend, just for...

I bought the bike with a friend, just for building it into something else. Somehow we never 'connected' with the bike so we just finished it, took it for a few rides and now it's for sale.


I did...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-04-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By MIOB
Thank you for the excellent ride report, photos...

Thank you for the excellent ride report, photos and videos!

I am in the process of planning a trip from Nepal (Kathmandu) to Myanmar/Burma (Yangon). It will be my first foreign motorcycle trip, so...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 204,347
Posted By MIOB
I am glad it's not an XR.... I've also got an SR:...

I am glad it's not an XR.... I've also got an SR:

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/sr500-shoot/IMG_2881.jpg

it lasts about 3 of the rides before it almost needs a rebuild. Give...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 204,347
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/I...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_4701-2.jpg

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_4748.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
Thank you for noticing by the way!

Thank you for noticing by the way!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
No, not this time. The bmw cafe logo is my old...

No, not this time. The bmw cafe logo is my old logo, fofoduda is an awesome Polish photographer who was also there during the shot (he even aranged the model) and took that photo.


The last...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,170
Posted By MIOB
I am pretty sure the ignition is fine now. It ran...

I am pretty sure the ignition is fine now. It ran and it shows a very strong spark (much stronger then I've sesn before on this bike). I am also pretty sure that the carb is causing the current...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,202,339
Posted By MIOB
I built my BMW way before they were formulaic. I...

I built my BMW way before they were formulaic. I had never seen one like it before untill I built it, so in this case you're a bit fast with your conclusion. But I actually do agree with what you're...
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