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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 178,395
Posted By Speedo66
Happy Thanksgiving to all! :freaky

Happy Thanksgiving to all! :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12,252
Views: 2,515,888
Posted By Speedo66
And a happy Thanksgiving to you and yours and...

And a happy Thanksgiving to you and yours and everyone else here!:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,327
Views: 1,705,925
Posted By Speedo66
I had the'73 green version. Great bike, modified...

I had the'73 green version. Great bike, modified the forks, wish I still had it. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 304,406
Posted By Speedo66
Nice, I enjoyed my time on the Azores, great to...

Nice, I enjoyed my time on the Azores, great to see some clips from there. Beautiful place. I had rented a scooter, faster bike would have been nicer.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Speedo66
Here's the link...

Here's the link http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758808&page=218
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12,252
Views: 2,515,888
Posted By Speedo66
Looting a McDonalds? Geez, have you no self...

Looting a McDonalds? Geez, have you no self respect?

There were all kinds of demonstrations and protests during the Viet Nam era, I don't recall any of them morphing into outright thieving and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
You might want to ask on the W800 thread, lots of...

You might want to ask on the W800 thread, lots of Aussies there. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=614615&highlight=w800
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
I took my basic training and AIT at Fort Ord in...

I took my basic training and AIT at Fort Ord in Monterey, just above Big Sur. I started in Nov. We'd be out at 4:30AM or so and it'd be in the 40's and foggy, needed your field jacket. By lunch,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
Hell yeah! I can always use a hit of Bonano's...

Hell yeah! I can always use a hit of Bonano's Turkish Taffy, a Chunky, Black Jack gum, etc. And you never know when a licorice pipe, wax lips, or Pop Rocks might come in handy. Goes along with the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
Just the lack of those is enough to make you...

Just the lack of those is enough to make you depressed. :D

If people here think there is no good riding within 2 hours of the city, think again.

There's great riding around the reservoirs in...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15,935
Views: 9,420,493
Posted By Speedo66
Looks like Monica when she realized she had a...

Looks like Monica when she realized she had a stain on her dress. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
Currently on Ebay, an auction for a 1968 Kaw W2,...

Currently on Ebay, an auction for a 1968 Kaw W2, predecessor to the W650. Nice classic looking bike, wonder how it compares to the W650?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
That's Rectal's video.

That's Rectal's video.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,661
Posted By Speedo66
1956 Canadian military surplus Triumph TRW, ...

1956 Canadian military surplus Triumph TRW, 500cc flathead, 2 into one exhaust. Had one of these for 17 years, got it new out of a crate in Canada in 1969. Fun bike! ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
I had an old Triumph that actually had a screw...

I had an old Triumph that actually had a screw adjusted chain oiler that dripped crankcase oil onto the chain. For real.

Bad part was the oil would migrate to the side of the rear tire, leaning...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
You have no idea how much you lose by leaving. I...

You have no idea how much you lose by leaving. I rant about pizza, bagels, and good food, but that's nothing compared to just the vibe. Things you take for granted multiply exponentially in your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,252
Views: 2,515,888
Posted By Speedo66
Supposedly every state had a place with a temp 32...

Supposedly every state had a place with a temp 32 or below yesterday, in HI it was on top of a volcanic mountain.

Still well below freezing with lots of snow on the ground here in Cin City.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,879
Posted By Speedo66
Not trying to be close minded, but the bikes from...

Not trying to be close minded, but the bikes from the Japanese have evolved into the best there is reliability wise and close to the top in performance at a reasonable price.

I see no reason to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12,252
Views: 2,515,888
Posted By Speedo66
Noobie in the ER alert in Westchester? Does...

Noobie in the ER alert in Westchester?

Does not even having a doctor present in the Sharon Hospital make it a bad place? :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
I used to recommend Gerbings because they had a...

I used to recommend Gerbings because they had a lifetime warranty, but I understand they were bought by another company who will not honor the warranty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
A little rubbing compound or some Simichrome...

A little rubbing compound or some Simichrome polish, and that should buff right out.

Yikes is right!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-17-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
Only problem with the DOT certification is it's...

Only problem with the DOT certification is it's self tested. A company is supposed to have it tested, and then say they comply. The fact is, nobody checks if they're telling the truth. I don't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
I rode yesterday, 21deg. A light dusting on the...

I rode yesterday, 21deg. A light dusting on the ground this morning here in Cin City.

I drove up for a funeral last week on LI. Stopped at Arthur Ave. for some pizza and prosciutto bread, and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 304,406
Posted By Speedo66
I don't get it. BMW and others have tubeless...

I don't get it. BMW and others have tubeless spoked wheels. Unless they're heavily patented, I'm at a loss to understand why more bikes don't have them.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
My local True Value hardware store had large...

My local True Value hardware store had large chrome carriage bolts that fit/covered those holes perfectly and look original.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11,327
Views: 1,705,925
Posted By Speedo66
OK, I'll going to get flamed for this, but... ...

OK, I'll going to get flamed for this, but...

My bike sometimes has a starting issue too. Got fuel, strong spark, no start. It's usually after I've not used it for a long time and forgot to turn...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
I'm vaguely familiar with NYC. You don't have...

I'm vaguely familiar with NYC. You don't have the official quick detachable clips?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
They say David didn't kill Goliath with a stone,...

They say David didn't kill Goliath with a stone, it was a day old bagel, maybe from Montreal. :deal

Out here, they think a piece of round bread with a hole in it is a bagel. Where's the Bagel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12,252
Views: 2,515,888
Posted By Speedo66
Hmm.... looked like the giraffe had the hots for...

Hmm.... looked like the giraffe had the hots for that bike.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Speedo66
Call MD's DMV title bureau and get it from the...

Call MD's DMV title bureau and get it from the source.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
Thread here on a W650 ADV build...

Thread here on a W650 ADV build http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=942441 , also includes this video with lots of W variations ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 304,406
Posted By Speedo66
Lots of interesting W800 builds here: ...

Lots of interesting W800 builds here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=v4uHz3CciFw
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 304,406
Posted By Speedo66
Very nice, good luck with it! Hmmm....do I...

Very nice, good luck with it!

Hmmm....do I see a recurring black and gold theme here? :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
I also have the Euro bars, seems to be the right...

I also have the Euro bars, seems to be the right bar for me. No wind problem on the highways, and not too much lean. The slightly forward lean also changed how my butt sits on the seat, and made it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11,327
Views: 1,705,925
Posted By Speedo66
Your bike was embarrassed to be in a place where...

Your bike was embarrassed to be in a place where they call 55 deg. cold. :lol3 Hope you're able to sort it out.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11,327
Views: 1,705,925
Posted By Speedo66
I have seen more XT's with J.C. Whitney top...

I have seen more XT's with J.C. Whitney top boxes....must be the official XT box, sort of like milk crates on KLR's. :D

Who else has a Whitney top box besides me? I've seen 'em sold on Ebay...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-14-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
Be interesting to have an out of town double to...

Be interesting to have an out of town double to stick on your bike when you park it........until you get arrested. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23,897
Views: 1,638,363
Posted By Speedo66
Yup, that's me, brilliant. Not that I'd read it...

Yup, that's me, brilliant. Not that I'd read it elsewhere on ADV. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 591,086
Posted By Speedo66
I use these ...

I use these http://www.ebay.com/itm/Polished-Aluminum-Mini-Stalk-Turn-Signals-Pair-Universal-Fit-Short-Stem-/251708253561?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3a9afb2579&vxp=mtr

They're not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 304,406
Posted By Speedo66
Nice, what did you replace it with?

Nice, what did you replace it with?
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