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Forum: Racing 03-17-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 595,998
Posted By AlfromMI
I've tried to watch it a couple of times, just a...

I've tried to watch it a couple of times, just a couple of blowhards running their mouths. I'll pass on it.
Forum: Racing 03-13-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,410
Posted By AlfromMI
That had to be one of the craziest crashes I've...

That had to be one of the craziest crashes I've seen at the very end of the 200. A riders elbow applying the front brake of the rider next to him by accident and causing the front wheel to lock...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By AlfromMI
Thumb Great results! :clap:clap:clap Dirt racing...

Great results! :clap:clap:clap

Dirt racing is the best.
Forum: Racing 03-10-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 136,418
Posted By AlfromMI
Totally agree on the scary part, I was watching...

Totally agree on the scary part, I was watching it live and when he did the endo, I know I shouted and feared for his life, it looked like a real chance for a broken neck. I also think the corner...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 38,891
Posted By AlfromMI
Thanks. Police are now involved, may be...

Thanks. Police are now involved, may be interesting.
Forum: Racing 03-06-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 38,891
Posted By AlfromMI
Question Robby Gordon

So what did Robby Gordon do in the pits at Vegas to get put on Probation by NASCAR?
Forum: Racing 03-06-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,575
Views: 136,418
Posted By AlfromMI
I kept asking myself if RC is looking a bit...

I kept asking myself if RC is looking a bit porky, glad you saw it also.
Forum: Racing 02-27-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,745
Posted By AlfromMI
The race for second place in the second race was...

The race for second place in the second race was outstanding, first was long gone, so those two really put on a good show.:clap
Forum: Racing 02-19-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 38,891
Posted By AlfromMI
Eh? Well the truck race was a super crash fest, not...

Well the truck race was a super crash fest, not many left running at the end. There were only about four undamaged trucks at the finish. It's got to be scary when one gets caught up in a twenty truck...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 38,891
Posted By AlfromMI
+1000 That's about the dumbest thing I hear on...

+1000 That's about the dumbest thing I hear on TV, don't know why the TV folks think it's neat.
Forum: Racing 02-11-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 168,461
Posted By AlfromMI
Iffen Ford had any brains, they would have worked...

Iffen Ford had any brains, they would have worked this to their advantage and worked the F150 race car into the truck ads. Would have been a real plus for the advertsing. They could have worked a...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 147,175
Posted By AlfromMI
Wow, great find on the bad battery terminals....

Wow, great find on the bad battery terminals. :clap

Would have really sucked to find those during competition.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,263
Posted By AlfromMI
I still have my 1969 CB750 with the sandcast...

I still have my 1969 CB750 with the sandcast cases. I bought it brand new, traded in my CL450 for the 750.

One story about the my CB750 is that Honda had it titled as a 1970 even though it is...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7,255
Views: 3,316,444
Posted By AlfromMI
I like the disk rear brake, but it still has the...

I like the disk rear brake, but it still has the almost useless stock front brake. I would have put some effort into the front brake before messing with the rear.
Forum: Racing 08-25-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By AlfromMI
Outstanding pictures, thanks for sharing them....

Outstanding pictures, thanks for sharing them. :clap
Forum: Racing 08-23-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By AlfromMI
Can't argue with that. But is Kyle now the...

Can't argue with that.

But is Kyle now the new Intimidator, allowed to crash others out? I thought you had to have a 03 on the side of the car to get away with that.:wink:
Forum: Racing 08-23-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By AlfromMI
Kyle sure has talent, but is a loser in the...

Kyle sure has talent, but is a loser in the personality contest.:D

I still don't understand why he wasn't penalized from taking Keselowski out in the closing laps of the Busch race.
Forum: Racing 08-19-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,044
Posted By AlfromMI
Great writeup and pictures, wish I had been in...

Great writeup and pictures, wish I had been in your place. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,675
Posted By AlfromMI
Yep, the value has to be bent, else the valve...

Yep, the value has to be bent, else the valve would be held closed by the valve spring and he would have compression.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,837
Posted By AlfromMI
My old Honda CL450 from 1968 would not run very...

My old Honda CL450 from 1968 would not run very good at higher RPM's with a shakey battery. With a good battery, it would rev without any problems. I was always surprised that the alternator was not...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,613
Posted By AlfromMI
Talking I still have my 1969 Honda CB750 with the...

I still have my 1969 Honda CB750 with the sandcast cases that I bought brand new for around $1500. I ride a modern bike, I will leave the CB750 to my son. Since it has the sandcast cases, it is worth...
Forum: Racing 04-23-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,294
Posted By AlfromMI
Wow, those Kawasaki's sure suck, I keep hoping...

Wow, those Kawasaki's sure suck, I keep hoping that Roger Lee will move up, but all the Kwakers are back markers.:(:
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,661
Posted By AlfromMI
So, what was wrong with the trans? :ear

So, what was wrong with the trans? :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,286
Posted By AlfromMI
Thumb My first brand new big bike was a 1968 CL450 and...

My first brand new big bike was a 1968 CL450 and I loved the bike, untill I fell in love with the 1969 CB750. I still own the CB750 and it is a mild cafe. If I had picked up your CB450, I would cafe...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By AlfromMI
Good point, I bought a Datsun 2000 car brand new...

Good point, I bought a Datsun 2000 car brand new and after about a year it started to burn out coils. The dealer replaced a couple of coils but could not resolve the issue. Then one night by...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,457
Posted By AlfromMI
My 1968 CL450 acted exactly this way at higher...

My 1968 CL450 acted exactly this way at higher RPM's once, a dying battery would not let it rev.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,661
Posted By AlfromMI
Thumb Fun and interesting story, I enjoyed it very...

Fun and interesting story, I enjoyed it very much. And I've always had the hots for a goose, still do, even after reading your story. Maybe one day after I retire (soon).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,307
Posted By AlfromMI
I had the same filter installed in my vein, Its...

I had the same filter installed in my vein, Its called a Greenfield filter and info about it is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inferior_vena_cava_filter
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,307
Posted By AlfromMI
I was on it for a year after I had a blood clot...

I was on it for a year after I had a blood clot in my lung. I didn't stop riding. Even though the blood clotting is slowed down by the medicine, cuts still will clot, I doubt you will bleed to death....
Forum: Racing 03-16-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,039
Posted By AlfromMI
I was lucky enough to see Sarah racing All Star...

I was lucky enough to see Sarah racing All Star sprints at the Fremont, OH dirt track before she made it into the IRL and she was able to spank the male drivers that night.:clap
Forum: Racing 03-08-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,464
Posted By AlfromMI
I believe they switched because the tires were...

I believe they switched because the tires were failing at speed. Miladin said it was too dangerous and wouldn't race. And a failing tire at 200 MPH is a slight problem.:wink:
Forum: Racing 03-06-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,464
Posted By AlfromMI
The Speed coverage before the race actually...

The Speed coverage before the race actually started was terrible. Lame interviews and long sound gaps as Greg White tried to get his brain in gear and ask another question.

And get "Mr Daytona"...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,004
Posted By AlfromMI
I bought a 1968 CL450 as my first new and big...

I bought a 1968 CL450 as my first new and big bike and I loved it. Lots of my buddies had Sportsters and my 450 was faster than the Sportsters in a drag race and both maxed out at about 105 MPH top...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By AlfromMI
Thumb Great pics, enjoyed them, specially the old Velo....

Great pics, enjoyed them, specially the old Velo.

:clap :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 973
Posted By AlfromMI
One thing I don't understand is that you said it...

One thing I don't understand is that you said it sat for 10 years, that you started it a couple of times and then you changed the oil.

Sure sounds like you should have done the oil change first....
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,933
Posted By AlfromMI
I run a Z6 on the front and a ME880 on the rear...

I run a Z6 on the front and a ME880 on the rear of my ST1300. On my 4th set and very satisfied with them, I get 12,000 miles out of the tires.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 50,949
Posted By AlfromMI
I've used the Z6/880 combo on my 1300 for the...

I've used the Z6/880 combo on my 1300 for the last five years and always get at least 12,000 miles out of a set. Much better than the 8,000 I got out of the Dunlops.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 79,587
Posted By AlfromMI
Thanks jehu, a bunch of wonderful old bikes. You...

Thanks jehu, a bunch of wonderful old bikes. You even had a picture of my first bike, a Ducati Diana in red.
Forum: Racing 10-27-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,488
Posted By AlfromMI
Now that hurts!!! :lol3

Now that hurts!!! :lol3
Forum: Racing 10-27-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By AlfromMI
Hey, I was born only one year after him and I...

Hey, I was born only one year after him and I expect at least another 20 years of riding. So take it easy on wishing us old farts passing on!:evil
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