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Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 607,163
Posted By CID
Minkuni VM34 carburators

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823250
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 565,261
Posted By CID
Givi makes a good tail rack. I own one and...

Givi makes a good tail rack. I own one and personally recommend it. Twisted throttle sells them....
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-20-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,421
Posted By CID
wow, great photos! I donno why but I could almost...

wow, great photos! I donno why but I could almost smell the earth in your pictures! good work :clap
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,433
Posted By CID
http://www.toolnet.co.za/images/47641.jpg I'm...

http://www.toolnet.co.za/images/47641.jpg
I'm willing to bet an impact driver will get it out.
Like other have said dremel a slot on the allen head, use a flat head bit on impact driver.
Can't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 52,745
Posted By CID
Damn, notice how that poor piaggo scooter is...

Damn, notice how that poor piaggo scooter is being lifted only by it's handle bars! I bet that the throttle tube and windshield too need to be replace after this...
Forum: Face plant 12-21-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,382
Posted By CID
glad you made it through and glad you shared this...

glad you made it through and glad you shared this thought provoking story
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,727
Posted By CID
estimating grip

To determine how slippery the road is or how much grip it can afford you; carefully place the sole of one of your shoes on the road while moving. A slippery road will feel like your shoe is skiing,...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,132
Posted By CID
Paper filters have smaller average pore size than...

Paper filters have smaller average pore size than SS cloth. The K & P oil filter is a 35 micron cloth, but premium paper filters have pore size of 5 to 10 microns!

The variability of pore size in...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,132
Posted By CID
Paper filters are better than SS filters because...

Paper filters are better than SS filters because paper has smaller pores sizes than SS cloth. The random layup of fibers in paper is good because it creates a distribution of pore sizes, some of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,710
Posted By CID
Not my style but I definitely respect the OP's...

Not my style but I definitely respect the OP's ability to design and execute a design.
It must be cool to ride something you made yourself rather than bought!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,113
Posted By CID
I would jump on it, especially if it runs!

I would jump on it, especially if it runs!
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,655
Posted By CID
The advantages of a fairing are: -better cold...

The advantages of a fairing are:
-better cold and wet weather protection
-space to attach farkles (seibel horn, meters, etc...)

The disadvatages:
-maintenance times are longer because of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,822
Posted By CID
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j176/Wivey/Lands...

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j176/Wivey/Lands%20End%20Trial%202011/LandsEndTrial2011093.jpg
:photog

this event looks like silly fun... thanks for posting the pics....
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,012
Posted By CID
have a look at european bikes like ktm, bmw,...

have a look at european bikes like ktm, bmw, triumph, etc... they tend to be better for tall people.
also for commuting a standard is perhaps more suitable than a sportbike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,978
Posted By CID
Good question dear OP! here is a little...

Good question dear OP!

here is a little list of cons:
rain
price of tires and chains
how easily motorcycle get damaged by falling, even at standstill!
time it takes to ATGATT
not...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 415,568
Posted By CID
:photog It is hilarious to see those hard cases...

:photog It is hilarious to see those hard cases and top box drift, endo, and wheelie... Makes me wonder if some people have enough skill to do stunt like that while touring on their ADV bike... just...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,986
Posted By CID
maximum respect to you Skippi for your...

maximum respect to you Skippi for your experiments, and for sharing them online. People may make fun of your hacks but these people do not have a fraction of your ingenuity. Keep it up and in a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,806
Posted By CID
I did not know motorcycles could be resurrected...

I did not know motorcycles could be resurrected from such a sad state. You cleaned it up very nicely. I really hope you get it running someday. If and when you do, that will forever change the way I...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 250,261
Posted By CID
Amazing bike, amazing shot! Is that an...

Amazing bike, amazing shot!

Is that an inline-4 on a guzzi?
I'm sure there are nice stories to this bike.... :ear
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By CID
The existing harness is pretty shabby. I supposed...

The existing harness is pretty shabby. I supposed one could fix it up or buy a used one one ebay. However this bike has so many mods that will requires changes to the harness that it might be worth...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By CID
wiring harness from scratch

I would like to rebuild the wiring harness for my basket case ehh... I mean cafe racer.
Can anyone recommend what wire gauges and connectors to use? Any other parts or hints? I will be building the...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By CID
wiring harness from scratch

I double posted by mistake! please respond on the other thread with the same title http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630797
Forum: Canada 10-16-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,332
Posted By CID
Both the Michelin T63 and a Kenda K270 are DOT...

Both the Michelin T63 and a Kenda K270 are DOT approved tires according to the interwebs. To double check I would look at the tires themselves for the DOT mark.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By CID
oldmanhonda.com has some nice interactive wiring...

oldmanhonda.com has some nice interactive wiring diagrams for CB's and CL's probably slightly newer than 1969 models, but how much do these things change anyways?

Here is a link...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By CID
running time without alternator?

I've heard of vintage road racers that run the battery on "total loss" without an alternator to recharge it.

My question is: how long can a motorcycle last running total loss? More specifically...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,704
Posted By CID
I oiled a moving chain (idling on first gear on...

I oiled a moving chain (idling on first gear on centerstand). The chain sucked my glove through the sprocket. I was lucky to puncture only my glove and not my finger!

Never oil a moving chain!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,926
Posted By CID
Dear OP, I'm willing to bet you have many miles...

Dear OP, I'm willing to bet you have many miles on your Dr650.

In my experience after say 10,000 miles, the bike becomes an extension of you and you can ride it much more comfortably at its limit....
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By CID
http://chameaudacier.free.fr/Photomontage2b.jpg ...

http://chameaudacier.free.fr/Photomontage2b.jpg
http://chameaudacier.free.fr/Photomontage2c.jpg
http://chameaudacier.free.fr/Photomontage2d.jpg
http://chameaudacier.free.fr/Photomontagemotoav.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,253
Posted By CID
The show this year is smaller than last year....

The show this year is smaller than last year. Suprized to see no KTM or Aprilia stands. The Suzuki stand (my coat of arms) was tiny, and looked more like a dealer than a manufacturer.

Ducati went...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,824
Posted By CID
That is true strangely enough! Well put!

That is true strangely enough! Well put!
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6,183
Views: 1,282,412
Posted By CID
I sat on the 1200 Multistrada at the Motorcycle...

I sat on the 1200 Multistrada at the Motorcycle Show in NYC

Wow, it is by far the most comfortable Ducati I have sat on. Tall, wide seat, relatively straight handle bar and upright position... a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,648,789
Posted By CID
Kamchat on 'your are going to die...' ...

Kamchat on 'your are going to die...' (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=540395)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4034/4272197854_28e19018c0_o.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-27-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,648,789
Posted By CID
winter project/christmas wishes

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_C_tpG86NuG4/SyQoUrBbALI/AAAAAAAAAN4/W3Ua2k3MJlc/s800/Christmas_Bike.jpg

from this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533043) thread (EDIT: woops pic already on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,600
Posted By CID
:clap I've submitted this pic to the 'Front...

:clap
I've submitted this pic to the 'Front Page Photo Candidates' thread. (EDIT: it's already on the front page rotation :deal )
I'm hoping one day to have myself a winter project in my living...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,352
Posted By CID
Honda RC113 (50cc 2 cylinder 4-stroke!) ...

Honda RC113 (50cc 2 cylinder 4-stroke!)

<object width="425" height="344">


<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/SoU9cw3pNEI&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,352
Posted By CID
Honda 250cc inline 6. <object width="425"...

Honda 250cc inline 6.

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<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/iBrb93O_Xg0&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 830,380
Posted By CID
french grandpa trying to get on his moped

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,929
Posted By CID
I have a hard time imagining what the area under...

I have a hard time imagining what the area under a dyno curve represents... can someone explain?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,929
Posted By CID
are dyno curves the whole story?

Ok so dyno curves tell you the torque, horsepower, and sometimes air/fuel ratio of an engine as a function of RPM. That information is very useful in many ways.

But what characteristics of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By CID
Sounds like the water pump seals need to be...

Sounds like the water pump seals need to be replaced.
Alternatively it could be that coolant hoses are loose and leaking, or that the coolant drain bolt (the lowest one out of three bolts on the...
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