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Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 44,587
Posted By Old fart
:D Bloody kids

:D Bloody kids
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,031
Posted By Old fart
Looks like all the punters were to busy beating...

Looks like all the punters were to busy beating their chests to put the rubbish in the bin, is it mandatory just to throw your stuff on the ground?
:evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,540
Posted By Old fart
The TT front hubs look small compared to the XT...

The TT front hubs look small compared to the XT ones, you would think for better braking a larger one would have been fitted to the TT?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Old fart
You obviously didn't start the bike with that...

You obviously didn't start the bike with that straight through exhaust with the dog sitting there :evil
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 485,568
Posted By Old fart
The price has been reduced to $3500, as I said...

The price has been reduced to $3500, as I said before transport can be arranged to Melbourne for a bit extra. PM for phone number.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 584,974
Posted By Old fart
Nice flares, youth of the seventies :D

Nice flares, youth of the seventies :D
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
Going to thin out our bikes a bit, going to sell...

Going to thin out our bikes a bit, going to sell this one
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938499&page=9
Located in Victoria, Oz.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 445,270
Posted By Old fart
If you can have an ADV bike with them sticking...

If you can have an ADV bike with them sticking out the side like BMW's original G/S through to the liquid cooled giant pig (They have sold a couple) then why not horizontal sticking out the front?
...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 445,270
Posted By Old fart
Truth be known these are the bike everybody...

Truth be known these are the bike everybody should be riding. This thread seems to be people screaming for a factory desert racer for the price of an Asian produced scooter. 95% of the big bore...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 327,258
Posted By Old fart
Looks like a Thrush, either PT6 or Walter powered

Looks like a Thrush, either PT6 or Walter powered
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,431
Posted By Old fart
Nothing is missing, bike buyers mostly are mob of...

Nothing is missing, bike buyers mostly are mob of fashion following trendy hipsters who only buy what they think is their ideal bike, going on the 15 minute ride they just had on their friends rigid...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
This engine was designed to be an XLV 750 engine,...

This engine was designed to be an XLV 750 engine, they did happen to use it (highly modified and changed to chain drive) on some of the Flat trackers, they also used a CX 500 engine bored stroked and...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
Not a problem, if you drain the frame and sump...

Not a problem, if you drain the frame and sump first. As with any oil change a wipe with a rag and it's all good. These machines with three valve heads, hydraulic tappets and oil/air cooling are very...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,991
Posted By Old fart
Marquez has changed in the last twelve months,...

Marquez has changed in the last twelve months, even on the podium he looks a lot more grown up/mature. Todays race he just circulated and took the advantage of other racers mistakes, no...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
Looks like you've redone the pipes, did you lose...

Looks like you've redone the pipes, did you lose much low end having a straight pipes?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
40 days to go but who's counting :D ...

40 days to go but who's counting :D


That's what I was describing with the litter on the roads, Australia is bad and it's usually the locals rather than tourist or visitors.



It's sad,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Hiho Red, go for the new pipe. You will be...

Hiho Red, go for the new pipe. You will be forever plugging/patching the old one. Positive side is with a new pipe you won't be annoying anybody.

I agree with the codes of behaviour or...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,427
Posted By Old fart
Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D

Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here...

Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here is fungicide spraying for disease on most crops from flax/canola/wheat, normally there is not much bug spraying. I'm about 50 miles from the US border...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Bin werkin Back in the middle of the...

Bin werkin



Back in the middle of the country now, on the Prairies. Seeing lots of wildlife from the air, Moose, Deer both Antelope and Mulies, Badgers, Coyotes. Have seen quite a few Coyote...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Postie Strayliyan madness. ...

Postie Strayliyan madness.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=929051
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,427
Posted By Old fart
I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The...

I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The Moto 2 field is bigger and the pool of competitive riders is bigger. MM has been very lucky with falls so far, it has to run out soon. The next fall...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,144,694
Posted By Old fart
nuther bag with a fag

nuther bag with a fag
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few...

I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few months ago so no real feedback yet. The reason I went Gel was no vent, the original has that vent that goes down the side and when the bike is over on...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,367
Posted By Old fart
This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters...

This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters come to the surface really quickly always saying he's passed it. Then all the ready racers tell how it should have been done, the top grid would be...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the...

Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the bars somewhere. I like the ingenuity of the D for a helmet holder. I like the basket even more, very stylish and practical.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I...

Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I can. I HATE driving in sever traffic and even more I hate driving behind some ignorant person smoking then flicking the butt out the window.
I don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical...

Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical companies but................
In Quebec we are spraying a Bacteria. It abates the hunger of the young Spruce Budworm and has no side effects for...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil Spray season...

Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil
Spray season is Agricultural spraying. I'm in Quebec spraying Spruce Budworm then on to the Prairies for crops.




There is a winter at home but not as you...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are...

Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are a few bikes to do. I see the origin of beaucoup is French, working in Quebec I'm finding the language barrier hard. I am bilingual but the other...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting...

It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting harder but should be right for the next couple of years.


Pretty rough, I got an 84 CT110 and a an early 70's CT90f or $150, I got given a 67 CT90...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
I am Straylian by birth, things get a bit quiet...

I am Straylian by birth, things get a bit quiet workwise during the winter so I chased up elsewhere. It was a choice between China and Canada, I chose Canada. As a Freelance, part time assistant...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 235,044
Posted By Old fart
You can almost hear the music :D

You can almost hear the music :D
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Being an ex Californian resident shouldn't that...

Being an ex Californian resident shouldn't that be "Rrrrllllll bee bark"? :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
Rusty Red

Patching rusty exhausts never works, it will for a while then it will rust out again. You might have had a backfire but that exhaust was rusted out before then. The pipes on the little Honda's nearly...
Forum: Racing 06-18-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,673
Posted By Old fart
Daryl Beattie?

Daryl Beattie?
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,549
Views: 151,020
Posted By Old fart
I think he means it will kick start without a...

I think he means it will kick start without a battery. I haven't had a lot to do with the later points 110's but the old 90's you could start them without a battery installed but they would run like...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
See how goes it, at least if there is something...

See how goes it, at least if there is something serious everything else should be in pretty good nick. There's not many around with that sort of mileage on them, we have two with around 30,000 K's,...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 125,763
Posted By Old fart
Mebe stuck valve? Has it been sitting without...

Mebe stuck valve? Has it been sitting without being started for a while? Just try and pull all four plugs out, put a couple of tablespoons of ATF or equally thin oil in the holes and crank it over...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,608
Posted By Old fart
Caparossi wasn't head man when MM was wiping some...

Caparossi wasn't head man when MM was wiping some of the field with his aggressive riding in Moto3, they didn't penalise him much but being Spanish gives anybody a head start.
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