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Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 101,944
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks for the rr

I really love your comments about "Mr Bonneville". So many people have their ideas about what one cannot do on a Motorcycle. In the end, it is possible to do many things on almost any bike! You have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,558
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks Josh! :lol3 Nice try pal! :D ...

Thanks Josh!



:lol3 Nice try pal! :D

I'd sell just about any of my bikes. But the Norton's a keeper... It's really pretty much a one-off, so it's not like I could go get another like it. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 208,291
Posted By ricochetrider
http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=...

http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=download&Number=1508&filename=image.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,558
Posted By ricochetrider
Take It to The Bridge

Hey thanks man! Here's a few shots from around the Lisburn area along the Yellow Breeches.
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Take it to the bridge! A more iconic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 125,213
Posted By ricochetrider
You must be surfin your ass off brah. Leavin us...

You must be surfin your ass off brah. Leavin us hanging out here! :lol3

Actually I was looking at the East Coast of Africa. There's some hot spots over there.
You be careful now, y'hear?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow. Lost quite a bit of resolution resizing that...

Wow. Lost quite a bit of resolution resizing that one! Sheesh.
Manual upload mechanism here leaves lots to be desired, it seems.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By ricochetrider
Sh*t... Well, sorry guys. I don't use a host...

Sh*t...
Well, sorry guys. I don't use a host site so I uploaded to MOA using their direct posting mechanism... Of course being a member there, I see the pix here I guess?
Well. THATs annoying....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 50,698
Posted By ricochetrider
Stay on the throttle? :lol3

Stay on the throttle? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks for the report. Most of what you show us,...

Thanks for the report. Most of what you show us, I've not seen before.
A refreshing change from the "usual" pix of those Alpine Passes... :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By ricochetrider
Airheads To The Adirondaks

Over the years, as I've traveled about on various motorcycles, I always make a point to check in with a buddy to let him know where I am. His across-the-board standard issue response: "I wanna do...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 208,291
Posted By ricochetrider
GREAT PIC! I surely hope at least one of those...

GREAT PIC! I surely hope at least one of those bikes is your own... and that YOU took this photo. Thanks for posting either way.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 208,291
Posted By ricochetrider
Hdd the Norton out yesterday, in the absolutely...

Hdd the Norton out yesterday, in the absolutely brilliant sunshine. The heat? (mid-high 90s f?) Not so brilliant.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By ricochetrider
Quote: Originally Posted...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GAS GUY http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24428056#post24428056)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,558
Posted By ricochetrider
6.18.14

Another Norton ride out... Boring as fuck-all I know! :lol3

Anyway, someone on *another* forum (ahem!) asked "where do you live?" and guys are posting pix of their bikes in cool spots near their...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 125,213
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow, Namibia. Cool. Dontcha just wanna stay...

Wow, Namibia.
Cool.
Dontcha just wanna stay in some places?
But I guess it's about the going, and not the staying.
Besides, if you stayed,
what would we read?
where would our imaginations...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By ricochetrider
Good info, Thanks!

Good info,
Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,089
Posted By ricochetrider
Score! To my eye it does look like everything...

Score!
To my eye it does look like everything is there. Probably sometime quite soon most of the rubber bits and possibly gaskets may need to be replaced.
Also you might at some point think about...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 561,494
Posted By ricochetrider
bump!

bump!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,570
Posted By ricochetrider
It won't come in your mouth It'll still respect...

It won't come in your mouth
It'll still respect you in the morning
My brother's buddy had a cousin who had a '72 Norton Lightning 500
I wouldn't hesitate to get on this bike and ride it cross...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,385
Posted By ricochetrider
Boy that's fer sure! The bike was amazing as it...

Boy that's fer sure! The bike was amazing as it was.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By ricochetrider
Oldskool Tire Question

RE size conversion:

I have a 74 Norton with clunky old-style Dunlops on it. The rear is quickly wearing out, and I never loved the Dunlops anyway. I am going to buy "modern" tires, but the sizes...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By ricochetrider
GREAT BIKE! :clap

GREAT BIKE! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By ricochetrider
SCHWING! IF THIS IS TRUE, then it's not only...

SCHWING! IF THIS IS TRUE, then it's not only excellent news it's also a minor miracle.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,359
Posted By ricochetrider
armchair motorbike pilot's delight!

Well that was a refreshing way to begin my day! Nice story and photos, I can only hope to be able to ride some of that route one day.
Thanks for posting!
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
Adv riding at its best

BSA THUNDERWING UPDATE

Where BSA's fear to tread.

Return home update:

Friday: I crossed through the Yosemite NP. I need to get some pictures up. The photobucket is getting hard to use. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By ricochetrider
Some familiar faces there Kev. Is that Bob (?) of...

Some familiar faces there Kev. Is that Bob (?) of Bob and Nancy?
Ray looks as happy as ever. What a great guy.

Cheers bro.
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,141
Posted By ricochetrider
Nice RR! :clap Hey I've been looking at...

Nice RR! :clap


Hey I've been looking at the Air N Dry gloves. How do you like them?
I am definitely going full GoreTex this year.
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,141
Posted By ricochetrider
I was at the Hoover Dam once, back in the 70s...

I was at the Hoover Dam once, back in the 70s when it was part of the state hiway system. We parked on the dam at +/- 0300, and sat there for over an hour, snorting pharmaceutical grade speed off a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
So... Give me a left to right here... I see a...

So...
Give me a left to right here... I see a couple familiar faces... well, 4 to be exact.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
Wade, yesterday: Broke down in Barstow ...

Wade, yesterday:

Broke down in Barstow

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t1.0-9/10175033_10152861742124012_8032763694067141399_n.jpg


Shinya Kinura's shop in Azusa CA is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15,088
Views: 8,500,362
Posted By ricochetrider
My luck- late to the party... again. :lol3 ...

My luck- late to the party... again. :lol3
Hope she's aging well! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,230
Posted By ricochetrider
Photo by WP Barlow, posted in his thread...

Photo by WP Barlow, posted in his thread "Delaware Valley Norton Gathering" here in Old's Cool. My white/red Norton between two others with white/blue/red classic paint/graphics:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By ricochetrider
Hi Mr Barlow you have some really great pix...

Hi Mr Barlow

you have some really great pix of the Gathering at Washington's Crossing. I've taken the liberty of copying & pasting your pix link in RRs of my own in a couple places.
One at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks guys. The Gathering Of The Nortons was...

Thanks guys.
The Gathering Of The Nortons was the best one-day ride-in I've ever attended!

Here are some links to some really great high-class photos from the GOTN:

Some fancy shots of the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
Wade: 18 hours ago via f b: ...

Wade: 18 hours ago via f b:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/1505562_10152859852874012_3098989455641473443_n.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
shots from the Road: jim H, posted on f b...

shots from the Road:
jim H, posted on f b yesterday:

Mount Humphries outside of Flagstaff
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
yeah no shit daddy-o. regrettin it but wtf. also...

yeah no shit daddy-o. regrettin it but wtf. also working my butt off so it's not fer nothin.... safe travels my man.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By ricochetrider
More from the Georgia guy on the BSA...

More from the Georgia guy on the BSA "ThunderWing" (Thunderbolt decked out with complete GIVI luggage set :lol3 )

Well I made LA!

I opened my door (editor's note- probably somewhere in AZ)and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15,088
Views: 8,500,362
Posted By ricochetrider
:evil Shamelessly lifted offa someone who...

:evil Shamelessly lifted offa someone who shamelessly lifted this pic offa someone else:


http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa70/wadunlap/Norvinandbabe_zpsf16fb81c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 68,230
Posted By ricochetrider
Huh? What? ...

Huh? What?


http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa70/wadunlap/Norvinandbabe_zpsf16fb81c.jpg
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