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Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for that Cm.I have never ever seen one.My...

Thanks for that Cm.I have never ever seen one.My education is almost complete.The more you learn,the more you realize how little you know.Wish I could take credit for that but I read it somewhere...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,140
Posted By Velocipede
Great photos once again Kevin.I'd like to know...

Great photos once again Kevin.I'd like to know more about the black Ford Zephyr.It looks good enough to be built by Ford.Maybe it was?

John
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Velocipede
Such a beautiful bike,what a heartbreaker.Even...

Such a beautiful bike,what a heartbreaker.Even fully insured it will never compensate for all the effort and need I say love involved in building it.As someone who has been victimized by these creeps...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,300
Views: 940,591
Posted By Velocipede
Years ago I was sitting in a downtown greasy...

Years ago I was sitting in a downtown greasy spoon restaurant having breakfast with a lovely young lady of recent acquaintance when I saw a friend pull up outside on this red and white bike that...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 65,851
Posted By Velocipede
I have never bought a new aftermarket seat.I do...

I have never bought a new aftermarket seat.I do have Corbin seats that came with some of my bikes,a little heavy and have flattened out more than they should have but I guess I can live with them.
...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,067
Views: 188,482
Posted By Velocipede
I see him once on a while Ed.I'll pass on the...

I see him once on a while Ed.I'll pass on the message.I never use the Brew Pub though as the home brew there doesn't agree with me.Kind of like taking an Acme Earthquake pill that the coyote used to...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,195
Posted By Velocipede
I made one out of a Suzuki Rotary side...

I made one out of a Suzuki Rotary side stand.Works great on my GSPD,anything is better than the POS that BMW designed.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,880
Posted By Velocipede
Can't believe that I've just discovered this...

Can't believe that I've just discovered this thread.I must visit Crete,its so beautiful.Please keep updating it,great stuff.:clap

John
Forum: Canada 12-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,067
Views: 188,482
Posted By Velocipede
You really are hardcore Nick.You shame me for not...

You really are hardcore Nick.You shame me for not getting out on one of the bikes even when the weather is less than perfect.
John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,636
Posted By Velocipede
Great photos Kev.They remind me of a song that...

Great photos Kev.They remind me of a song that was a minor hit in the UK years ago and I quote.

'So take my advice
There's nothing so nice
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By Velocipede
Back in the eighties I took a ride to a BMW...

Back in the eighties I took a ride to a BMW Brandywine Rally in Pennsylvania.It was an OK rally but one memory of it stays with me whenever I see something of interest relating to the Bridgestone...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 271,924
Posted By Velocipede
Amen to that ricochet. John

Amen to that ricochet.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 27,912
Posted By Velocipede
If only I had known then what I know now.:cry ...

If only I had known then what I know now.:cry
John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Velocipede
I would never have guessed that in a hundred...

I would never have guessed that in a hundred years.I always thought that Reliant used the old cast iron Austin 7 lump.Maybe that was the older ones,the type that Jeremy Clarkson like to roll...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Velocipede
You never fail to take these most enjoyable...

You never fail to take these most enjoyable photo's Kev.The V8 Norton is amazing.Was it for sale or just on display?Does anyone know where that motor originated?

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,731
Posted By Velocipede
Great RR,thanks for taking us along.Its been too...

Great RR,thanks for taking us along.Its been too long since I visited te maritimes but now I.m making plans for next summer.Those lobsters better watch out.

John:1drink
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,443
Posted By Velocipede
I love it Timothy!Good luck with the production...

I love it Timothy!Good luck with the production and future sales. :clap

John
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By Velocipede
Much appreciated Kev as usual.The Norvin is...

Much appreciated Kev as usual.The Norvin is indeed very tasty and the Triton looked really tidy.I wonder how much was being asked for it.

John
Forum: Europe 10-30-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,024
Posted By Velocipede
I spent a week riding around Ireland on a K75s in...

I spent a week riding around Ireland on a K75s in 2010 and enjoyed it very much.I hope to do it again in the not too distant future.Motofeirme run by Wheatwacker has a selection of bikes for sale in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,416
Posted By Velocipede
You would need a Clairvoyant to ask the late...

You would need a Clairvoyant to ask the late Gaston.Very sad but true.

John:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,636
Posted By Velocipede
Post lots more pics Kev.I seriously doubt if...

Post lots more pics Kev.I seriously doubt if anyone would complain.I'm trying my best to convince a couple of my mates to do a narrow boat trip in England next year.:freaky

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Velocipede
I'll remember to bring a stout chain for the...

I'll remember to bring a stout chain for the bike.

Nick[/QUOTE]

Sadly Nick,good advice for riding anywhere in the UK or on the Continent also.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for doing this James and your words of...

Thanks for doing this James and your words of praise for the part of the world I was born and raised in.I can assure anyone who is thinking of a trip to the North of England James hasn't even...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,585
Posted By Velocipede
Great post and thanks for the excellent pics. ...

Great post and thanks for the excellent pics.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 101,703
Posted By Velocipede
Nice one Kevin.The new job must be treating you...

Nice one Kevin.The new job must be treating you right.

John:freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,855
Posted By Velocipede
No complaints from me.Wirespokes repaired my GSPD...

No complaints from me.Wirespokes repaired my GSPD speedo and shipped it back to me in Canada in a timely fashion and at fair price.I would and have recommended him to others.

John
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,411
Posted By Velocipede
I rode to the top of Mount Evans CO over 14,000'...

I rode to the top of Mount Evans CO over 14,000' some years ago along with a friend both of us on GSPD's.The bikes handled it without a problem with no special jetting.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 271,924
Posted By Velocipede
My first thoughts were a Road Rocket or a Super...

My first thoughts were a Road Rocket or a Super Rocket but I think you are probably correct.Its very likely a Spitfire.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 271,924
Posted By Velocipede
Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super...

Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super Rocket.The gas tank looks like it came off a BSA Victor.
John
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,063
Posted By Velocipede
Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of...

Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of diaphragms could come in very handy.Carrying them saved my ass in 06 out in the middle of nowhere on my GSPD.You might also check the screws on top of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,550
Posted By Velocipede
A truly great rider,I used to love watching him...

A truly great rider,I used to love watching him on TV many years ago.

RIP Dave

john
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,640
Posted By Velocipede
Great report and pics.However I do think your...

Great report and pics.However I do think your memory may be playing tricks with you.Topes in Mexico and Spain are speed bumps in the road.The water crossings are called Vados.Both of them can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good...

Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good job I'm retired.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,203
Posted By Velocipede
This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good...

This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good advice here.

John :clap
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By Velocipede
I took my DR650 to southern California from...

I took my DR650 to southern California from Ontario Canada with one.No problems but I did beef up the centre area with 1/4"by 2" flat bar for peace of mind.
John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Velocipede
Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting. ...

Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By Velocipede
Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great...

Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great pictures.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Velocipede
There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE] ...

There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE]

I have a rusty old chain he can have.:evil

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Velocipede
I totally agree. John

I totally agree.

John
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,973
Posted By Velocipede
When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place...

When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place what was once the bark side to the top to minimise cupping.The same as you would do if building a deck.You could also use 'H' section aluminum to place...
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