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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:43 PM
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Posted By nick949eldo
I agree, it looks fast, stable and quiet. Lovely!...

I agree, it looks fast, stable and quiet. Lovely!

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
That's terrific. I will do that. Many thanks...

That's terrific. I will do that. Many thanks Kater.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
I think that's the same one I have on the VHB...

I think that's the same one I have on the VHB 30's on my Eldorado and 750S. I tried them - too big! The one on the VHB 29 is a smaller diameter.

Thanks though...

Nick
Forum: Canada 06-27-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By nick949eldo
I think this is the information Austin and Anne...

I think this is the information Austin and Anne used to get rolling from London to Canada:

Fly your bike with Air Canada Cargo

Did you know that Air Canada can also ship your motorcycle?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Quiet indeed. Has any body got a spare idle screw...

Quiet indeed. Has any body got a spare idle screw for a VHB 29 (on know where I can get one?)? Mine vibrated out some time ago and my I've had to resort to filling the hole with a rubber bung. Idle...
Forum: Canada 06-26-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By nick949eldo
Air Canada. Austin and Anne (on this forum) just...

Air Canada. Austin and Anne (on this forum) just flew their bike from Heathrow to Montreal with Air Canada. They may be able to help you with specific contacts etc. Perhaps Austin will chip in - or...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By nick949eldo
Replace the shock. Abandon thoughts of selling....

Replace the shock. Abandon thoughts of selling. You'll regret it as soon as you do and will end up paying a lot of money to find another one.

Nick
Forum: Canada 06-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By nick949eldo
Great pictures! :clap:clap Nice to see you've...

Great pictures! :clap:clap Nice to see you've got some decent weather for a change.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By nick949eldo
I was a bit surprised to see that there was a gas...

I was a bit surprised to see that there was a gas pump in Missanabie. Other than that, Chapleau or Wawa - about 90 miles either way. Generally its a good idea to top up whenever you can. As you'll...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Darn it. If I'd realised the road went on, I...

Darn it. If I'd realised the road went on, I would have gone there. Renabie really is the end of the road.

Nick
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By nick949eldo
Very nicely done! :clap:clap Nick

Very nicely done! :clap:clap

Nick
Forum: Canada 06-21-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Thanks or the kind comments. After playing...

Thanks or the kind comments. After playing around with lots of other programs, I find Trakaxpc http://trakax.com/ easy to use and cheap.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By nick949eldo
and the video

Here's a quick video of part of the trip:

I ran out of space on my SD card, so the footage I had to work with was limited and only captures a small segment of the trip. Excuses, excuses - I know....
Forum: Canada 06-21-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Video Added

Here's a quick video of part of the trip:

I ran out of space on my SD card, so the footage I had to work with was limited and only captures a small segment of the trip. Excuses, excuses - I know....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Video Added

Here's a quick video of part of the trip:

I ran out of space on my SD card, so the footage I had to work with was limited and only captures a small segment of the trip. Excuses, excuses - I know....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Its for my Nuovo Falcone - from Teo Lamers in NL....

Its for my Nuovo Falcone - from Teo Lamers in NL. It's about the same as the current replacements from MGCycle, Harpers though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Although it was a tight fit, I rode home about...

Although it was a tight fit, I rode home about 400 miles with it like that. No steering issues at all.

Nick
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
I dont understand it fully but my understanding...

I dont understand it fully but my understanding is that under certain circumstances the auxillary lights will blow the fuse. Unfortunately the same fuse affects the alternator. Its a known issue. An...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
That would be Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX (it's...

That would be Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX (it's Aprilia Caponord). The problem was with a 30 amp fuse which controls the extra lights and the alternator. Blow the fuse - run the battery dead. Once the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By nick949eldo
4 days in Northern Ontario - Classic Guzzi

I posted a bunch of pictures over in 'Regional Forums/Canada'and 'Day Rides', but if you're interested and haven't found it :eek1, here's the link:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Four Days in Northern Ontario - Classic Guzzi

Just back from a whistle stop tour of Northeastern Ontario.
Long days, long miles. I won't bore you with the details, but here are a few pictures.

But first a map to get you oriented.
...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Sadly my GoPro card was almost full so the video...

Sadly my GoPro card was almost full so the video footage is a bit limited - but I may be able to salvage something from it.

I had my camping gear with me (so I'm never stuck), but digging out the...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
I forgot to add this one. I love seeing these...

I forgot to add this one. I love seeing these house-sized glacial erratics scattered across the landscape, reminding us that the ice only disappeared a few thousand years ago - barely even yesterday...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By nick949eldo
I don't think its possible to see too many...

I don't think its possible to see too many pictures of those mountains, but I really like the ones of you and Anne, and the bike, of course (even if it is a GS :evil),

It's a very British thing to...
Forum: Canada 06-19-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Bugs? Surprisingly, not too bad - but, after...

Bugs? Surprisingly, not too bad - but, after years or working in the bush, I don't notice them much anyway. A minor irritation while I was changing the cable.

Wildlife tally:
4 bears,
2 adult...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By nick949eldo
Four Days in Northern Ontario - Classic Guzzi

Just back from a whistle stop tour of Northeastern Ontario.
Long days, long miles. I won't bore you with the details, but here are a few pictures.

But first a map to get you oriented.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Speed by Veglia? Nick

Speed by Veglia?

Nick
Forum: Canada 06-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By nick949eldo
on the road

Great to hear you and Anne are having a good time and that things are working out. I was in the Soo and Wawa yesterday then headed inland for some Eldo ADV. 30 miles in on a logging road I stopped...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Sorry folks - I had to pull the file. It's in the...

Sorry folks - I had to pull the file. It's in the most recent issue of RealClassic and it would be rude of me to publish it elsewhere while it is still current.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
The Trans-Labrador Highway is rapidly being...

The Trans-Labrador Highway is rapidly being paved. Next time, don't turn around at Manic-5 (where the dam is and the gravel starts heading north from Baie Comeau), or at Red Bay (where the gravel...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Everything you ever wished to know - and more:...

Everything you ever wished to know - and more: http://www.rideau-info.com/canal/index.html

If you're ever up this way.............

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Canals

a little off topic here LFMn, but what the heck.

Hey Banquo - those canal flights are as common as muck. We've even got one here, deep in the heart of our 'Little Capital of the Tundra'.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Banquo's Scotland

Nice post Jake. Of all the places I've been, Scotland still takes the award for being the most scenic.

After riding the Breva on a 100 mile commute each day this week, I just got on the NF to go...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
Whoops, almost overlooked this one. The exhaust...

Whoops, almost overlooked this one. The exhaust valve was sticking open sometimes. I would park the bike after a run, have breakfast or whatever, then when I kicked it over again, no compression. It...
Forum: Canada 06-11-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By nick949eldo
No really, you should, even if it's just brief...

No really, you should, even if it's just brief highlights. How else am I going to get through the day? :lurk

Happy travels.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,607
Views: 3,518,831
Posted By nick949eldo
Stalhpakt in Ontario

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/stahlpakt.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 143,632
Posted By nick949eldo
nice playing! it was like a scene from a movie.

nice playing! it was like a scene from a movie.
Forum: Canada 06-05-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,780
Posted By nick949eldo
Hey ADV Folks, Anne and Austin are great people,...

Hey ADV Folks, Anne and Austin are great people, excellent company, fine riders, super guests. :clap I rode with them for a short while to see them on their way. They are heading along the Ottawa...
Forum: Canada 06-02-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,780
Posted By nick949eldo
see pm. N

see pm.

N
Forum: Canada 06-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,780
Posted By nick949eldo
I used dual carriageway as it's the Brit term for...

I used dual carriageway as it's the Brit term for divided highway with a median (correct me if I'm wrong folks), so we're on the same page. I don't know about the passing if it's not safe to stop. ...
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