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Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 285,776
Posted By pckopp
Let me add my 78 V50 II. I rolled it out of my...

Let me add my 78 V50 II. I rolled it out of my garage in 1998 and got it started. Ran okay until I saw the gas pouring out of the rust holes in the tank. Drained the carbs, cleaned up the mess and...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Why would it be different if the diameters are...

Why would it be different if the diameters are the same?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Just measured my XS650 19-inch standard front...

Just measured my XS650 19-inch standard front wheel. 26" to the top.
Measured my 21-inch KLR front wheel. 26" to the top.

FYI
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 166,272
Posted By pckopp
If there isn't an opening at Vespa USA for a...

If there isn't an opening at Vespa USA for a National Marketing Manager, there should be!
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 166,272
Posted By pckopp
We hate it when you're not having fun! :clap :clap

We hate it when you're not having fun! :clap :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Not that much different here in WA state. Bill of...

Not that much different here in WA state. Bill of Sale and a VIN inspection by WA State Patrol.

Here you can save some money by making the Bill of Sale from one family member to another. No taxes...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
And what state, provence, or country is this, if...

And what state, provence, or country is this, if I may be so bold to ask.


Thx
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 350,618
Posted By pckopp
Heh. Me too! I have them, but my file server...

Heh. Me too!

I have them, but my file server is down at the moment. I will update this with some real tracks as soon as I can.

In the meantime its Google Maps to the rescue. Every road I point...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 166,272
Posted By pckopp
Backfire Moto

Backfire Moto
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
New summer project

Actually, it hasn't even arrived yet. Couple more weeks.

http://4gps.info/temp/xs650right.jpg

http://4gps.info/temp/xs650left.jpg

Now I know you guys are going to blow up my private message...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 350,618
Posted By pckopp
Another nice thing about Conconully is there are...

Another nice thing about Conconully is there are so many alternate routes in addition to the WABDR. Follow the WABDR north from Chelan to the border, going through Conconully and then take an almost...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Trust me, there is nothing appropriate about a 72...

Trust me, there is nothing appropriate about a 72 XL250 in the dirt! I have way too many miles and bruises. Like your XS, it is heavy, has lousy suspension and is hard to start when its hot. :deal
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Hats off to you for flogging that heavy beast up...

Hats off to you for flogging that heavy beast up and down the hills, but you would have a lot more fun on a nice vintage XL Honda or the like. At least it would be lighter! :)
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,603
Posted By pckopp
When I bought this house 27 years ago there was...

When I bought this house 27 years ago there was an old Honda sitting outside my neighbors shed. A few weeks later I asked him about it and he said you can have it if you want it. I did. It was a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,563
Posted By pckopp
Looking forward. It is really coming along and I...

Looking forward. It is really coming along and I hope to see it finished.

Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 46,401
Posted By pckopp
Glad you're still with us. Summer's coming so...

Glad you're still with us. Summer's coming so things are bound to be better.

You do get summer that far north, right?

:rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 46,401
Posted By pckopp
Hey! I'm still subscribed here. Looking forward...

Hey! I'm still subscribed here. Looking forward to more installments.

Please.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,563
Posted By pckopp
Looking forward to seeing how this all ends!...

Looking forward to seeing how this all ends! Don't keep us in suspense.

Please.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By pckopp
Wow, first post! Welcome to the madness. ...

Wow, first post!

Welcome to the madness.
And thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,603
Posted By pckopp
"They're not as smart as me and you?" - Band...

"They're not as smart as me and you?"

- Band of Brothers "Crossroads" episode
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Here you go. In all its rusty, road-grime glory....

Here you go. In all its rusty, road-grime glory. But they are spotless inside!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
I'm not the original owner but I am 99.9% sure...

I'm not the original owner but I am 99.9% sure they are original.



Worked for me just now. Huh. You can try this:
http://4gps.info/charming-gentleman-riding-vertical-twins/

I am riding a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Over the mountains and back

I flogged my XS650 pretty hard yesterday. Great fun!
50mpg and no drips! Life is good.

My post over in Day Trips:

Charming Gentlemen Riding Vertical Twins...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By pckopp
Charming Gentlemen Riding Vertical Twins

To celebrate my friend Carl’s new-to-him Triumph Bonneville and my well-running 37yo Yamaha XS650 we decided to quickly establish a new club and meet halfway to work out bylaws and other details....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Doesn't seem like it. And the ones that are...

Doesn't seem like it. And the ones that are unmolested are not cheap!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9,553
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,491,713
Posted By pckopp
Garmin StreetPilot 2820

SOLD - thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9,553
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,491,713
Posted By pckopp
Garmin StreetPilot 2730

SOLD - thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,553
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,491,713
Posted By pckopp
Gen 1 KLR Parts

I have ridden and wrenched KLRs for a long time. I'm pretty sure I now have the last two I will ever own. And that means I have a ton of "spare" parts I no longer nead.

All prices are obo at my...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Or the newest here: ...

Or the newest here:

http://www.amazon.com/Comprehensive-Vintage-Motorcycle-Price-Guide (http://www.amazon.com/Comprehensive-Vintage-Motorcycle-Price-Edition/dp/1884313957/)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
My left control was very intermittant. Hi/Lo...

My left control was very intermittant. Hi/Lo switch sometimes worked and sometimes not. I took it all apart, cleaned the gunk, buffed all the contacts and it is now back to normal. Had to take it for...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Not exactly a prompt reply, but... I think...

Not exactly a prompt reply, but...

I think the first time I took my exhaust off I had to remove the muffler bracket from the muffler as well as removing the footpeg mounting bolt.

I don't have...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
Thanks! Collector plates! Your tabs...

Thanks!



Collector plates! Your tabs must be current, pay about $50 more and you get a new plate and never pay tabs again.



Replace the plastic bushings with brass, but you knew that.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 03-02-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By pckopp
Thank you! I was just following your lines...

Thank you!

I was just following your lines on Google maps/earth south of Calgary as you work your way toward Hwy 3. Some of that must be quite dramatic.

Any idea what the totals of paved and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,379
Posted By pckopp
http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/m25.jp...

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/m25.jpg

From our Magruder 2012 (http://4gps.info/magruder/) trip
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,987
Posted By pckopp
What he said! Epic trip.

What he said! Epic trip.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 18,255
Posted By pckopp
Thanks

Excellent FURKOT videos. Got me started. Subscribed.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 399,644
Posted By pckopp
XS650 around Snoqualmie Valley and beyond

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs1.jpg

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs2.jpg

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs3.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-19-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By pckopp
Whidbey Island Ride

Last Tuesday was a beautiful day, if a bit chilly. My friend Nick and I went for a ride up Whidbey Island on as many back roads as we knew. Here is Seattle to Coupeville.

My first attempt at a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,707
Posted By pckopp
I have never seen a convertible tractor. Cool! ...

I have never seen a convertible tractor. Cool!

Thanks for following along.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,707
Posted By pckopp
We paid! 7,5€ for a week x 2. One of the helpful...

We paid! 7,5€ for a week x 2. One of the helpful young ladies at the Hostel in Ljubljana asked if we had them and told us where to buy them.

Is that just for the freeways, or all roads in...
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