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Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,016
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wheels

I am also very excited with the new RX-3 as a potential replacement for my TW.

As I was reading the recent posts asking for the common 17" rim instead of the 15" I was thinking...

Go for the...
Forum: Alaska 12-22-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By JagLite
Talking Daylight

We gained 5 seconds today!
Hooooeeeeee I can already feel the difference :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,848
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bobber Duck

That ugly Duck sold for $5,300? :eek1
Lucky seller!
Things are only worth what someone will pay for it
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Short

I had a similar problem with blowing the main fuse while on the road.

I had my tool kit and spare fuse.

Doesn't help if the spare fuse blows as soon as you turn the key on though!
(hmmmm, now...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Oh, well...

I knew some would not enjoy the joke.

I wanted to do something different that would give some a smile :D

The Tiny Tech's will only be rebuilding the engine so don't give up on the build.

My...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 336,362
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 In the shop

I took pictures of the Tiny Tech team stripping my TR6C head down

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Team Tiny Tech - Heads up

The Tiny Tech's were busy stripping the head while I took pictures...

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 1,148,388
Posted By JagLite
Talking What year ISDT?

From left, BSA, BSA, Triumph, Greeves? mid to late '60's?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 More Rickman news

Thanks guys! I'm glad you like the fun. :D

If you haven't seen the video by Racer TV featuring Rickman Metisse here it is (again)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz5b3C3e0Qo&list=WL&index=26
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dr650

Greetings!

Are you not aware of the huge DR650 thread here?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135295
Skip to the last month or so and start reading.

Lots of people have the 6.6...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,780
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Honestly...!

Honestly...!
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,780
Posted By JagLite
Red rider

There's never been a redhead saint
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,780
Posted By JagLite
Very dangerous You go first

Very dangerous
You go first
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 135,482
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Trailered

My street tracker going to the motorcycle show:

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/AJS%20Street%20Tracker/LoadedUp02_zpsefade044.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Talking Racer TV

Big news flash! :clap


I was very surprised tonight when I got the email notice of this week's Racer TV video, it is a Rickman Metisse they are highlighting.

Check it out:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Aw shucks...

I'm glad you like it, thanks. :D

I am actually taking the pictures to create an engine rebuild video with stop motion and music.
I have taken 786 pictures so far.
I just posted a few here of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 1,179,819
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 New guy

Great buy!

They sure are fun bikes.
Enjoy the ride :freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,969
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Ho-hummmmm

Not boring at all!

I enjoy reading all of what you have done. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Rebuild continues Part 2

We kept at it...



http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/TR6C%20engine%20rebuild/IMG_1534_zps6e5ec977.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Engine Rebuild time!

Finally, the time to tear the TR6C engine down and rebuild it like new has arrived. :clap



Since this is my first Triumph engine I knew I would need all the help I could get.




First, I...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,382
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Front rim

That's interesting

It looks like Suzuki is using the same front rim as Yamaha with the mud/rock trapping spoke flange design.

I guess it makes sense to have one common rim supplier for...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,382
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tubeless

You are correct sir, they are not tubeless.

But neither were Woody's wheels quote I got.

Is he building tubeless wheels for the Wee now?
Sealed spokes or true tubeless rims?
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Short list

Yes, I understand. It was just a thought.

If a traveler has broken something that needs welding they can ask at any of the listed shops or someone on the emergency line for a recommendation.
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Wonderful!

That is the kind of post we like to read!
Excellent customer service :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Shopping spree!

Excellent idea!

I have no idea how many shops are bike oriented here.

On your list I only know of HOH, Alaska Leather, & TMS.

I thought AK Cycles was only a place for choppers so I need to...
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,078
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Accountable? Not my problem...

You said it brother :clap

A good manager knows what to look for when hiring and it isn't proficiency with the product, it is ATTITUDE.

I am guessing that most employees working in a mc shop...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Aceptable

Yes, I think your dad made a good decision.

If he couldn't keep both, the Indian is worth the sacrifice. :cry
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,767,524
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Too hot!

Absolutely!

I had to turn the thermostat down since I mounted the header too close to it

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By JagLite
Talking Rob's site

You should go direct to http://www.mxrob.com/
Lot's of excellent info :clap

Bookmark it
You will go there often
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 44,172
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Time does fly

I can't imagine how I have missed posting updates...

Work is progressing at my typical Alaskan speed,


Glacially :cry


I am currently in the process of taking the TR6C engine apart...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,382
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Cast wheels are cheap

When I checked with woody last year (for my Wee) he said they would be about $2,000 depending on rim choice and colors.

I wish the OEM spoke wheels would be as cheap as the fragile cast wheels but...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Excellent!

Excellent thread Uncle Randy.

I was going to ask where AK Cycles is located so that I can check them out...

On Potter Drive?

That must be the shop just west of TMS that I have driven past...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,212
Posted By JagLite
Bluhduh Movie time!

Yay :clap



Booo :cry



I will be outside and can't join the fun. :huh
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,078
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Hey! me too!

That just happened to me this week!
Well, sort of anyway.
Not at a motorcycle shop though.
I went to Napa for spark plugs and plug wires, they checked the computer and asked if I wanted the OE...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,078
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Honestly?

Well, there are several ways to make a point.

Some feel that hitting someone with the truth is the way to get them to improve.
They never make good managers.

Others dilute any criticism so...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,078
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Star ship Enterprise

Ummm, if you are wishing me well, I should clarify that I have no enterprise of my own in mind. :eek1

I can't imagine wanting to deal with the daily stress of running a small business.
I am...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,078
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Still hopefull

I read everyone's comments.

Very disappointed that so many comments are not helpful.
So much hate, so much prejudice.
Some obviously believe there is no chance for a shop to be a place we would...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,767,524
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Garage Art

Every garage needs wall art :D

I added a Triumph Rocket 3 header to the wall

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/4131%20Shop/IMG_1211_zps4576fb8c.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,852
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Exactly!

Yep!
Far too well built, good looking, and rideable to be considered by the "custom" scene.

And that's a complement :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,293
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Excellent!

Sounds really good to me :D

I am looking forward to the new BIG shop :clap
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