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Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,572
Posted By old fart bob
Biggest lie's

These are ones I have always liked, "Why did you buy that old Triumph? You know they don't make no parts for them no more." or "You're joking. Do they still make Triumphs?" Yeah, right!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,572
Posted By old fart bob
Viggest lie's

This is one I have always loved, "Why did you buy an old Triumph? They don't make no parts for them no more." Yeah, right!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 244,075
Posted By old fart bob
Garage fires

After seeing that fire that went through the garage where some guy was trying to steal some gas I got to thinking about fire suppression systems. Regardless what it costs I think it would be worth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,297
Posted By old fart bob
I had an interesting problem with licensing. We...

I had an interesting problem with licensing. We have a summer house in Wisconsin. We live in Michigan. I got tired of hauling a bike back and forth. I built a bike and went to get it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 378,438
Posted By old fart bob
Winter Riding

Please Note: Effective immediately, spring has been canceled for lack of interest. Therefore, we will have six more months of winter.
Enjoy!
Now where was that article...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,854
Posted By old fart bob
A year ago Jan 15th I had replacement surgery on...

A year ago Jan 15th I had replacement surgery on my right knee. Four months to the day the "Boss" had me out on the road on our bicycles. I have one advantage over most of you guys. My wife is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,371
Posted By old fart bob
My wife was the one who got me to buy a Harley....

My wife was the one who got me to buy a Harley. "You own so much Harley stock, why don't you buy a Harley?" Ah, yeah, right I do own a bunch of Harley. So back in '05 I bought a new Sportster 883...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-31-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,911
Posted By old fart bob
I love my wife

Back when H-D was talking about buying the company back from AMF I told my wife something's going on here I'm interested in. You don't sell a company and later want to buy it back. I told the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,406
Views: 793,902
Posted By old fart bob
large gas tank for '05-883 standard

What large capacity gas tank will fit my '05-883? The larger capacity the better.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By old fart bob
My mother was a civilian truck driver during WW2....

My mother was a civilian truck driver during WW2. She talked about learning how to ride. I just wish I had a photo of her on a H-D or Indian or whatever it was. Sadly after the War she never...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,863
Posted By old fart bob
I got my gloves about a week ago. I have large...

I got my gloves about a week ago. I have large hands and they are a bit tight but otherwise I don't have a problem with them. I looked over all the seams and don't see anything out of place or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-05-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
Where is this HR58?

Where is this HR58?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
Think Snow!

Just got back from Muskegon. 31 is a disaster! North of the Whitehall it's a whiteout. Tried Oceana Drive, forget it! Couldn't find the road. Go south and ride? That would be un-American...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,150
Views: 616,068
Posted By old fart bob
FS - Belstaff pants with liner

I bought these pants because they were supposed to be XXXL. I thought they would go over my jeans. Surprise, surprise! They are XXXL European. My guess they are about a US size 40. Pants...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By old fart bob
Travel in the UP

One area I always is enjoy is White Fish Point especially the museum due north of the Bridge. The museum has a whole bunch of stuff about the sinking of the Edmond Fitzgerald ore freighter. No...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-07-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
What the hell is that funny white stuff falling...

What the hell is that funny white stuff falling outside my window?????
A couple of days ago I got the bike out and rode about a half mile down the road just to see if the bike still worked. If the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 431,496
Posted By old fart bob
"With Matching Helmets"

I saw this done many years ago. In this case someone covered some sort of a Honda with a snake skin colored vinyl. Something else I haven't seen in years is a bike all covered with the fuzzy...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,323
Posted By old fart bob
Where do you hide your cash?

Since I started riding over 50 years ago I kept a $5 bill and a spare key taped inside my headlight bucket. Today my vintage BMW, all my Triumphs, my BSA and a couple of my other old bikes I now...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By old fart bob
Food on the Badger

I am a bit surprised about the bad vibes concerning the food on the Badger that crosses Lake Michigan. My wife and I have been back and forth across Lake M. at least a hundred times. Her family...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By old fart bob
1980 Honda XL250s

I have had this bike for probably a thousand years. I don't ride it much but when I do it always brings back fond memories and NO, it ain't for sale so don't ask. There are a zillion dirt roads...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 174,680
Posted By old fart bob
My 1960 R50

VTbeemer, Carfax? I never thought about Carfax. If it works I owe you a beer. I'll give it a try tonight.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 174,680
Posted By old fart bob
My 1960 R50

Back in 1960 I bought a new Dover white R50, #561611 and had the bike for 30 years. Put 189,000 miles on her. Like a damn fool I let some guy talk me out of it. I tried to go through Missouri vehicle...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By old fart bob
Car/Deer accidents

Lady D, Here in Michigan I would have thought our car/deer ratio would have been higher? I had a gal come into my grocery store all worried she hit a deer. Yeah, like so what? Happens all the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 411,925
Posted By old fart bob
Do it now!

R&T and RoninMoto, If you are going to do a RTW, DO IT NOW! You want me to repeat that? DO IT NOW! Don't be like me. I got out of college in 1965 and thought about roaming around the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 411,925
Posted By old fart bob
So what's next? Round the world?

So what's next? Round the world?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-26-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 304,727
Posted By old fart bob
Your large tank

Have you plans to market this 6, I think it's six gallon tank? If so, keep me on your list of interested parties. Twice in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and southern Canada I came very close to...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By old fart bob
Thanks Guys!

Thanks Guys!
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By old fart bob
Auxiliary gas tank

Who sells or makes those small red auxiliary gas cans with the hole in the middle for a locking mechanism? I think the name is Roto or something like that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
At a small Christmas gathering the 24th, the idea...

At a small Christmas gathering the 24th, the idea came up of riding from Mears State Park all the way up to Bass Lake outlet on the beach. Lake Michigan lake level is so low it would be no problem...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
Hay Road-Goat, You go down to Florida and what...

Hay Road-Goat, You go down to Florida and what happens? We get snow and damn heavy winds. Blew all kinds of trees down and when trees go down, what happens? Power lines go boom! Get your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
And A Bah Humbug To You!

To all you west Meechegan FF's and to all you east, south, north, and whatever Meecheganders's, a Big Bah Humbug to you and yours. The temperature was sooo hot today. Got up to a blistering 41...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By old fart bob
50,000 miles?

You still have not answered the question, why does your speedometer indicate only 50,000 miles.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
25 year rule

Personally I like the 25 year rule. The 85 rule means I could ride a 1998 something or the other as long as it doesn't have disc brakes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
I rode Jack Pine in '64 and '66. Yes, I'm older...

I rode Jack Pine in '64 and '66. Yes, I'm older than dirt. Still have my Jack Pine Cow Bell t-shirts. I still favor the area around Baldwin because of the extensive motor sport trail system. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
Ok guys, what date were you thinking of for a...

Ok guys, what date were you thinking of for a cut-off date? 20 Years? Older? C Squared said 20 years? So what's the conses? How about we invite them "people" who live on the wrong side...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
Question Dirt - Western Meechigander

Yous guys from Kzoo? Do they got dirt down there or should I say, sand? I thought all yous guys got down there was buildings. Big, large, huge, tall buildings. I know where Kzoo is but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
Just thought of something else. Why can't we...

Just thought of something else. Why can't we just have a vintage trail ride someplace?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,743
Posted By old fart bob
'80 Honda XL250s

Come on! Make my day! Make me get my 1980 Honda XL250s dual sport out for a ride . Right now, battery out, put away for the winter. Take me about 30 minutes to get it ready.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 58,012
Posted By old fart bob
Rarest Bike?

Back in the early 1960's I had a DMW. That's DMW, like in Dawson Motors, Wolverhampton, England. Large tool tray under the saddle, leading link front suspension like BMW. It also had an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,423
Views: 355,083
Posted By old fart bob
Mikesova, The reason you came back with your...

Mikesova, The reason you came back with your skin still intact is those things don't got no horns. Course, if you mounted horns on both bikes...eh, I don't know.
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