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Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,673
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Posted By dilandau
pretty sure I just saw that 900ss down at the...

pretty sure I just saw that 900ss down at the Santa Clara, CA bike show last month.
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 53,911
Posted By dilandau
be careful that the /7 tanks might also be longer...

be careful that the /7 tanks might also be longer and your seat won't fit .. i dont recall when that change happened off hand.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
i always hate ads with no price on them: I had a...

i always hate ads with no price on them: I had a very similar interaction recently with a guy selling his bicycle with no price on the CL advert.

He kept wanting me to make a high dollar offer...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7,930
Views: 1,605,140
Posted By dilandau
or one could just Sawzall and re-weld.. :) it...

or one could just Sawzall and re-weld.. :) it looks like 2 inches shorter would still be too long.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
you are close but I have been playing DnD since I...

you are close but I have been playing DnD since I was 11 years old (now I'm 40) and I don't understand these stupid bikes - but I have also been riding motorcycles since I was 11. so go figure. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
I approve of the morini sport: looks good with...

I approve of the morini sport: looks good with cast wheels as well.https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4132/4946580937_27c74c64bc_b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,637
Posted By dilandau
could not resist- because there is a bike I also...

could not resist- because there is a bike I also want today..

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8199/8188690571_9d3b80d3b7_z.jpg

nostalgia bike but hard to find these days...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,191
Posted By dilandau
the ZRX sure is beautiful. a quick CL scan...

the ZRX sure is beautiful. a quick CL scan shows zrx1100 and zrx1200R and zxr1200..

any large differences between the two (three?) There is a blue zrx1100 that sure looks the business for...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
I like that a selling point for it is that its...

I like that a selling point for it is that its only been ridden up and down the street a few times. yeah.. after about 20 yards one can't wait to get off the damn thing.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
or not... ...

or not...

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/4908607189.html

Harley Davidson - $37500<small> (lodi ca.)</small>

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By dilandau
Edit: removed my own bad form in name calling.....

Edit: removed my own bad form in name calling.. with the hope that he had a chance to read it.. but don't want to spoil a good thread.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
its a good thing people are different I guess....

its a good thing people are different I guess. that bike looks like piss to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
again Steve strikes and is correct.

again Steve strikes and is correct.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 03:55 PM
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Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
squinty shark about to bite a tire.. even has...

squinty shark about to bite a tire.. even has shiny little teeth.
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,637
Posted By dilandau
pm'd you. he is east coast usa though..

pm'd you. he is east coast usa though..
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 914,279
Posted By dilandau
$1 from a guy who was tired of it getting stolen...

$1 from a guy who was tired of it getting stolen and his spark plugs broken off. I rigged it to start with a giant cutoff switch at the battery as the ignition was fubared.
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,637
Posted By dilandau
there is a guy on ebay selling 30 of them from...

there is a guy on ebay selling 30 of them from his traning school.. (its only got like 15 minutes left) with less than 2500 miles each for $1350. no one seems to be buying any! So next he will be...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
did you just quote and reply to yourself? ;)

did you just quote and reply to yourself? ;)
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 1,652,637
Posted By dilandau
I am 6'3" and agree about the blast. if one...

I am 6'3" and agree about the blast. if one comes up cheap (and they are all sort of cheap) I might grab one. easy maintenance little street thumper for very little $$.. whats not to like?

and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
be cool if it was aquatic.

be cool if it was aquatic.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
I had the same: 5k for a 900sl (it was salvage...

I had the same: 5k for a 900sl (it was salvage title) but still, I should have scraped the money together. regret it.

maybe it was the same one? munroe motors in SF? it was beautiful...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By dilandau
nice job and congrats! I know the feeling, I...

nice job and congrats! I know the feeling, I had the chance to do the same few weeks ago on CL and jumped on it within 3 hours. too late! already gone. but I'll get one someday.

The bike I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
this is something I had not thought of. While...

this is something I had not thought of. While the whole "best looking" thing is subjective: I wonder if you can infer what most people consider good looking by the asking price of bikes that are...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
I don't wholly disagree with you. I like the...

I don't wholly disagree with you. I like the naked look of a darmah.. but the faring does help complete the look and is particularly good on the early duck tale versions (like your friends red one.....
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
stealing this from another thread: an inmates...

stealing this from another thread: an inmates bike:

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc398/joecool505/1000s/P5160002_zps4d5ccc3b.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
that is a great website. there is one on...

that is a great website.

there is one on his list that is not caffeine:

crank (Drano) = "Chewing-on-Face" = *UGLY* ...!!!

which I have to say, he is not actually wrong. I suspect he has...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
I am forgetting which one.. maybe Hagel, that...

I am forgetting which one.. maybe Hagel, that posited that the only thing that is unique to an individual is their taste in art.....

So ask a bunch of folks what they thing is beautiful and you...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,673
Views: 1,007,701
Posted By dilandau
I am jumping on the bandwagon of a few pages...

I am jumping on the bandwagon of a few pages back: going with the darmah: slightly older version: black and gold duck-tale with SS fairing-
...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,930
Views: 1,605,140
Posted By dilandau
I like it. at least you can always find your...

I like it. at least you can always find your bike in the parking lot.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 43,817
Posted By dilandau
one sort of nearby me: ...

one sort of nearby me:

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/mcy/4895068663.html

but I already have a couple v-twins that I cant get parts for...not sure I need another.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 382,132
Posted By dilandau
I hear you, 2 years ago or so I thought to myself...

I hear you, 2 years ago or so I thought to myself "id like to get a a little thumper for the street" and then found that sr500 prices had skyrocketed beyond reason. I used to have an srx600 (which...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By dilandau
every bike has its thing. pulling an engine is...

every bike has its thing. pulling an engine is not that hard btw.. it just seems intimidating to those who have not tried it: its just a series of disconnecting things, then 3 or 4 bolts and pull...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By dilandau
heh. still might be faster than a KLR

heh. still might be faster than a KLR
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,026
Posted By dilandau
dang you are right. A quick peak at the...

dang you are right. A quick peak at the desmoines CL shows some decent looking 80s bikes. there are a couple there that I would not hesitate to snap up if they were in this area (SF bay area is...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,990
Posted By dilandau
yeah, remove the stacks and just look inside the...

yeah, remove the stacks and just look inside the carb as you screw in the idle screw: you can see the slide rising if its doing anything: it should rise to the same height as the left side: if...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,968
Posted By dilandau
as others have said: some of us would buy it...

as others have said: some of us would buy it from you even without title. on old bikes like that a (notarized if you can) bill of sale.. and a bit of work.. can get you a title. its very much...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By dilandau
there is a local guy in the SF bay area that has...

there is a local guy in the SF bay area that has a 650 eurosport, so the USA must have gotten some..

or maybe it was a grey import. but they do exist here.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,015
Posted By dilandau
guzzi are all deceptively fast- i had the more...

guzzi are all deceptively fast- i had the more modern v11 sport: and it was so grunty and confident, heavy but well balanced, that you could easily hit 120mph (which on an italian speedo means you...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,015
Posted By dilandau
damn looking at those LM II are getting me all...

damn looking at those LM II are getting me all jonzing to get one. An acquaintance of mine actually has one - very rare in the US- I think his came by way of Canada.

I need to see if he would...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,616
Posted By dilandau
hipsters make really good coffee

hipsters make really good coffee
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