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Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,244,428
Posted By McJamie
Really like the single seat. How does it look...

Really like the single seat. How does it look without the fairing on it?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By McJamie
Wrong side of the border for me ( as if I need...

Wrong side of the border for me ( as if I need another project anyway ).
People seem to be after them right now, so you should have no trouble getting rid of it.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By McJamie
I would think you could get a local exhaust shop...

I would think you could get a local exhaust shop to make up a small "Y" shaped collector, that would allow you to run a single muffler. You could then choose what ever muffler (used or otherwise) fit...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
Yup, me too. I also passed it around to some of...

Yup, me too.
I also passed it around to some of my other motorcycling type friends.
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 118,342
Posted By McJamie
I really like the look of it, especially the...

I really like the look of it, especially the motor.
I'm guessing the reason for the 3.3 gallon tank, which is a bit silly on such a big bike, is to really emphasize the look of the motor.
For me to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,031
Posted By McJamie
Have a go at this: ...

Have a go at this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=v4uHz3CciFw
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,244,428
Posted By McJamie
Nice, Nice, Nice...... I have a friend who just...

Nice, Nice, Nice......
I have a friend who just finished restoring one of these, he's promised me a test ride in the spring, looking forward to it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,923
Posted By McJamie
The trick is to own both. Something new, that...

The trick is to own both.
Something new, that only requires a press of the button to go, and will run forever.
And something older, for beautifully clear fall days, that only sees action a few...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 118,342
Posted By McJamie
I do really like the look of this bike, but I...

I do really like the look of this bike, but I have tried, and I really can't do the feet-forward riding position, no matter how nice the bike may look. It just feels completely ridiculous to me.
I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 669,704
Posted By McJamie
Had a little troll back through the thread, I saw...

Had a little troll back through the thread, I saw a couple of trunks mounted to the back, but has anyone tried a set of hard saddlebags?
I'm not sure how much room there would be with the upswept...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,973
Posted By McJamie
I am also rather intrigued with this one, for no...

I am also rather intrigued with this one, for no logical reason
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,081
Posted By McJamie
Do Harley Davidsons sell that well over there? ...

Do Harley Davidsons sell that well over there?
I would think they would be horrendously expensive compared to the domestic stuff. Probably a bit of a status symbol too, I bet.

Cool shops. In all...
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,087
Posted By McJamie
After all that, it looks like I'm out. I've got...

After all that, it looks like I'm out.
I've got a new part-time teaching job starting next week, which will be almost entirely weekends & evenings.

Disappointing, having missed last year too....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
His arms aren't that big either.

His arms aren't that big either.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By McJamie
I wouldn't change anything on it, except maybe...

I wouldn't change anything on it, except maybe the tires. But even those, you can get new/period correct stuff.

The fact that it was built 40 years ago is brilliant, it's authentic, the real deal...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By McJamie
Old Bikes & Vinyl Records

I have a great passion for both.
So does whoever built this.
I just thought this was cool, and probably I'm not the only one.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
[QUOTE=chiefrider;24977763]Back on track! ...

[QUOTE=chiefrider;24977763]Back on track!

http://37.media.tumblr.com/738177b47fcaddcd068bda3f1beb3938/tumblr_n8iu7eG0qM1rk3uido1_1280.jpg

Wow.
For many reasons........:tb
Wow.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,651
Posted By McJamie
[QUOTE=jehu;24917785]The one in my garage: ...

[QUOTE=jehu;24917785]The one in my garage:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5305/5609224793_e4d1623d38.jpg


Lovely aluminum rims too.
That's a beauty.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8,666
Views: 1,362,399
Posted By McJamie
Or, try building a bike with that kind of style,...

Or, try building a bike with that kind of style, but with the seat taller than 2 feet off the ground. That would allow the leg room underneath you, instead of having your feet beside the front wheel.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 842,278
Posted By McJamie
They are surprisingly fast, not quite as fierce...

They are surprisingly fast, not quite as fierce as a ZX9 from the same era, but pretty quick. And there's not many around either.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-28-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,262
Posted By McJamie
How about this? I've contacted the guy, if it's...

How about this?
I've contacted the guy, if it's not too much I'm going to get it. It's already beaten to death, so I wouldn't be worried about scratching it.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,244,428
Posted By McJamie
Good one Nick. Love the sound of that old girl...

Good one Nick.
Love the sound of that old girl chuffing down the road.

I haven't been on Desert Lake rd. in a few years. There's an upcoming event in a few weeks with the Kawasaki Triples guys,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
[QUOTE=chiefrider;24891684]http://31.media.tumblr....

[QUOTE=chiefrider;24891684]http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m3b1w7DoVA1rnb91ko1_400.jpg


:eek2:eek2:eek2:eek2:eek2
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By McJamie
http://p1.bikepics.com/2011%5C01%5C15%5Cbikepics-2...

http://p1.bikepics.com/2011%5C01%5C15%5Cbikepics-2132256-800.jpg

On my list for my perfect garage.
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,087
Posted By McJamie
The trick is to be drunk early enough, that the...

The trick is to be drunk early enough, that the noise isn't an issue.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
Hopefully they're both out looking for a sandwich...

Hopefully they're both out looking for a sandwich or something, looks like they could use it.
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 117,884
Posted By McJamie
They're like cows, the first one lays down, then...

They're like cows, the first one lays down, then they all do it.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 253,590
Posted By McJamie
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/be...

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/belleville/720-obo-1981-yamaha-xs-400/1008263380?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

I think this is in English.........................
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,617
Posted By McJamie
In Canada, we got the 1000, in green with the...

In Canada, we got the 1000, in green with the kerker pipe only in 82. In 84 we got the 1100, with a standard 4 into 2 black exhaust and a light/pearl sort of blue colour.Both were in pretty limited...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,244,428
Posted By McJamie
The twin-cam F models are still to my eyes one of...

The twin-cam F models are still to my eyes one of the nicest looking bikes ever made.
I've had 3 of them.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By McJamie
I would get the 850, & toss the Windjammer...

I would get the 850, & toss the Windjammer fairing. Keep the bags, but just use a small windshield.
Both bikes are on the soft side, but a naked or mostly naked 850, can be made to handle much...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,087
Posted By McJamie
Looks like I'm in. Only the dorm/slash...

Looks like I'm in.
Only the dorm/slash bunkhouse beds left.

Are we still doing the monster pot-luck dinner thing for Saturday night?
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11,618
Views: 2,477,818
Posted By McJamie
Brilliant, thank you.

Brilliant, thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11,618
Views: 2,477,818
Posted By McJamie
So what tank is that, and what is the range,...

So what tank is that, and what is the range, compared to the original.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,666
Views: 1,362,399
Posted By McJamie
It is. You can buy accessory numbers right from...

It is.
You can buy accessory numbers right from Victory...........................in case you want to take it racing.

I really don't mind the overall look of the bike, but I think the tiny seat...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
Works for me..................... on many...

Works for me.....................
on many levels.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 112,201
Posted By McJamie
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMI...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/IMG_5202_zps9add14f7.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/IAMMCJAMIE/media/IMG_5202_zps9add14f7.jpg.html)

I know I've posted this one before,...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 253,590
Posted By McJamie
$12,000.00???????????? ...

$12,000.00????????????
http://www.kijiji.ca/v-motorcycle-other/kitchener-waterloo/1989-honda-gb500/1004923382?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15,928
Views: 9,406,445
Posted By McJamie
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/10368383_308071649354297_4164938732922476807_n.jpg


As much as I love boobs, that's a lot by the way, I'd love to see more of this...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,666
Views: 1,362,399
Posted By McJamie
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMI...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/2014-BMW-R1200RT_zpsefa45637.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/IAMMCJAMIE/media/2014-BMW-R1200RT_zpsefa45637.jpg.html)

Maybe one of these...
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