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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 491,892
Posted By Offcenter
I've seen four or five wrong way drivers on Rt 15...

I've seen four or five wrong way drivers on Rt 15 near me here in Jersey.
One of 'em was big box truck!!! By the time I stopped at the local gas
station and called the cops, he came by again...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,738
Posted By Offcenter
As a kid, when I would ask my mother why she...

As a kid, when I would ask my mother why she talked to herself, she would
answer, "Because I can't find anyone smarter to talk to." :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 40,263
Posted By Offcenter
Then Came Bronson starring Michael Parks ...

Then Came Bronson starring Michael Parks

Pray For The Wildcats starring Andy Griffith and William Shatner (yes, you read that right)

World's Fastest Indian starring Anthony Hopkins
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,883
Posted By Offcenter
My '74 BMW R90/6 (900cc) would get 50 mpg all day...

My '74 BMW R90/6 (900cc) would get 50 mpg all day long when ridden gently. Went down to 45 mpg when I pushed it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,391
Posted By Offcenter
There have been some famous fiascoes, name wise,...

There have been some famous fiascoes, name wise, in the automobile world.
The best was when GM couldn't figure out why the Nova just didn't sell in Mexico and South America.....until some bright...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,218
Posted By Offcenter
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 173,273
Posted By Offcenter
Red, I had a problem with my battery...

Red, I had a problem with my battery overcharging. Ruined several
batteries like that. Finally, an electrically knowledgeable friend of mine
came up with a design for a voltage regulator for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 173,273
Posted By Offcenter
Hey Red, it has 9300 miles on it. I'm the second...

Hey Red, it has 9300 miles on it. I'm the second owner.
First owner put 5000 miles on it in 35 years.
I put another 4300 miles on it in three years!
Starts easily on the first kick most times. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 75,240
Posted By Offcenter
EXCELLENT! Congratulations! Can't wait to see...

EXCELLENT! Congratulations! Can't wait to see pics of a production unit!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,499
Posted By Offcenter
I say WRONG! It's because in this country, the...

I say WRONG! It's because in this country, the oil companies ARE the government!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 173,273
Posted By Offcenter
I put 85 miles on my '77 CT 90 today. It was a...

I put 85 miles on my '77 CT 90 today.
It was a GREAT day for riding!


http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=326157&d=1410908691
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,386
Posted By Offcenter
I'm surprised at the lack of front racks for...

I'm surprised at the lack of front racks for scooters.
Even my old Honda Trail 90 has a front rack still available
for it. Less than $100 last year!
Here's my baby ready to travel:
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By Offcenter
I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone...

I agree. It's the ethanol that's causing everyone problems.
Avgas is good old fashioned leaded gas. And it stores well over long
periods.
I'm a pilot. I know these things. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,129
Posted By Offcenter
LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the...

LOL!! Yeah, EJECT....and get run over by the asshole behind you.
You'll be a bug on his windscreen!!! LOL!!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By Offcenter
Ok, Just what IS reflecto? I'm guessing it's...

Ok, Just what IS reflecto?
I'm guessing it's some sort of reflective tape?
A google search yields nothing.
Tell us, O great King Of Reflecto!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9,988
Views: 2,085,074
Posted By Offcenter
Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo: ...

Irv Gordon's three million mile Volvo:
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/09/18/irv-gordons-volvo-p1800-has-hit-3-million-miles/
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,733
Posted By Offcenter
May I suggest another source of help. There is...

May I suggest another source of help.
There is a forum that is devoted primarily to the Honda Trail 90 here:
http://hondatrailcts.yuku.com/directory#.U_PwSMjhdqE
But they have sections for "Other...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,883
Posted By Offcenter
If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your...

If you don't like the ethanol gas, go to your local airport and fill your gas can with Avgas. It's good old fashioned leaded gasoline. No ethanol. Stores well for long periods of time and won't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35,959
Views: 9,239,436
Posted By Offcenter
Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that...

Man! Has he got enough crap hanging off of that thing??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,693
Posted By Offcenter
What's with that stupid rear fender? Any crap...

What's with that stupid rear fender?
Any crap that the rear tire picks up is carried around and shot straight forward into what appears to be the electronics under the seat! :eek1
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 991,044
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks BigAl !! That is good to know! I can...

Thanks BigAl !!
That is good to know! I can see a model 30 in my future! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,408
Posted By Offcenter
I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it...

I bought my BMW R90/6 new in '74. Rode it everywhere for 30 years and
put 172,000 miles on it. Parked it in 2004 or so when life got in the way.
Gotta get out there and get it running again. It...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 991,044
Posted By Offcenter
BigAl, just to make sure I understand you..... ...

BigAl, just to make sure I understand you.....
Are you saying that the 12 volt model 30 and 40 worked on 6 volts??
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 991,044
Posted By Offcenter
Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC....

Yes sir, I ride a '77 Honda Trail 90, 6 volts DC.
A friend has a 74 Honda ST-90, also 6 DC.
He also has an old BSA that is also 6 volts. Don't know if
the lights on that one run DC or AC.
Years...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 991,044
Posted By Offcenter
Sanjoh, there are many of us out here running...

Sanjoh, there are many of us out here running older 6 volt bikes.
How about a flood or spotlight for us? These old electrical systems won't support additional standard incandescent bulbs.
An LED...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 357,682
Posted By Offcenter
Brady, can you PM me an address where I can send...

Brady, can you PM me an address where I can send you pics for a bag I'd
like you to make?
Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,223
Posted By Offcenter
The way I always remember hearing it years...

The way I always remember hearing it years ago.....
"A fall never hurt anyone. It's that sudden stop at the bottom...." :rofl:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35,959
Views: 9,239,436
Posted By Offcenter
Kinda looks like the trailer was made from a...

Kinda looks like the trailer was made from a dumpster. :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,407
Posted By Offcenter
Now THAT is a cool picture!!!

Now THAT is a cool picture!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By Offcenter
Hmmm......Looks like a waste of a good Windjammer...

Hmmm......Looks like a waste of a good Windjammer to me.....as well as a few other parts. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,447
Posted By Offcenter
Found a really NICE Honda Trail 90 sitting in a...

Found a really NICE Honda Trail 90 sitting in a customer's garage a couple of years ago. He said "You want it? Take it."
FREE! Been riding it ever since.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 850,084
Posted By Offcenter
Holy crap!!! I'll bet his seat was brown after...

Holy crap!!! I'll bet his seat was brown after that!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 448,929
Posted By Offcenter
Not surprising. I read somewhere that the entire...

Not surprising. I read somewhere that the entire country of Australia has only ten million people or so, just a bit more than the state of New Jersey....
....and 90 percent of them live within ten...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35,959
Views: 9,239,436
Posted By Offcenter
Wow! Has he got enough lights on that thing? ...

Wow! Has he got enough lights on that thing?
What did he do to the electrical system to run all that? :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,580
Posted By Offcenter
What happened to all the pictures? All I see are...

What happened to all the pictures? All I see are blank Photobucket squares where the pics belong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,425
Posted By Offcenter
Waaay back in the '70s, I remember reading in...

Waaay back in the '70s, I remember reading in Roger Hull's Road Rider magazine that when California put in the first grooved roads, the first motorcycle to have an accident because of them was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,988
Views: 2,085,074
Posted By Offcenter
Sheesh! I rode more than 30 miles this afternoon...

Sheesh! I rode more than 30 miles this afternoon on my Honda 90! :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Offcenter
Wow! A Grumman Albatross! Is that plane still...

Wow! A Grumman Albatross! Is that plane still being flown?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 58,797
Posted By Offcenter
Thanks Geoff! I'd appreciate a report on that....

Thanks Geoff! I'd appreciate a report on that. Consider it professional curiosity. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35,959
Views: 9,239,436
Posted By Offcenter
Cousin "It"?

Cousin "It"?
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