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Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,705
Posted By Vince
Re Bump starting with the old style Recluse,seen...

Re Bump starting with the old style Recluse,seen it done.The battery was below starting but it still spun the engine a bit while rolling down a hill,enough to allow the Recluse to engage and he...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By Vince
One of the Laverda blokes in Canada is rebuilding...

One of the Laverda blokes in Canada is rebuilding something similar.I will pass on this thread.
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,666
Posted By Vince
Having fun reacquainting myself with all of...

Having fun reacquainting myself with all of them,etc Tassie.Did The Ox uphill plus The Old Rd ,Bulladela Bends,The Waterfall Way etc about 2 weeks back and am heading south for The Snowy sections in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 115,948
Posted By Vince
Please do,that will be just as interesting as the...

Please do,that will be just as interesting as the build.BTW I like it a lot to.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,642
Posted By Vince
Did it coming back from the first Island GP on a...

Did it coming back from the first Island GP on a Laverda triple fully loaded with camping gear,and it ended up raining.We did the last 90ks into Jindabyne in 1st gear,had dozens of front end slides...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
Stunning insight,good guess on the TE 250 as...

Stunning insight,good guess on the TE 250 as well.You make me just so angry,how can I get at you.Must think up cutting reply,fuck it who cares.Moto Gp qualifying is on Bye Bye
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
And when we all stop using our pie holes then we...

And when we all stop using our pie holes then we can close the net down and you can be on your own.Even stupid comments,who get to choose whats stupid, are better than no comments.Relax,its only...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Vince
Funnily enough yes they are and with a bit of...

Funnily enough yes they are and with a bit of lube they are a very usefully gadget,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
Don't like the look of those plastic gismos,I...

Don't like the look of those plastic gismos,I went to a good camping shop and bought 4 carabeenas for $15 or so each.Thats the spring loaded ones,not the screw lock ones,the spring ones will do Then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
Well I have blown fork seals many many years ago...

Well I have blown fork seals many many years ago by pulling the bike down to hard,I also use carabeena style locked off hooks.so they don't flick off.Haven't had any fork issues since or bikes...
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,969
Posted By Vince
I had a Visa Cruiser,non model specific one on my...

I had a Visa Cruiser,non model specific one on my Laverda years ago,I now use a throttle rocker.The Visa was a good gadget but was a bit complicated to fit.Yours looks a lot simpler to fit.Good luck...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,484
Posted By Vince
Seen at the Sydney Ducati...

Seen at the Sydney Ducati Concoursehttp://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn110/billyt-53/P1060765_zps000f5d25.jpg (http://s302.photobucket.com/user/billyt-53/media/P1060765_zps000f5d25.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Vince
Been around for a very long time,painted a...

Been around for a very long time,painted a fairing for me 15years ago and applied a sticker kit to my Pantah 12 months ago.Nice bloke,recommended
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4,709
Views: 686,734
Posted By Vince
I have no idea but it definatly looked factory...

I have no idea but it definatly looked factory made.I thought mine was the only Laverda there and then I see an 81 Jota in the pics
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
Lights blue touch paper and stand back,this...

Lights blue touch paper and stand back,this should be interesting
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
To me I still cannot believe how Marquez does...

To me I still cannot believe how Marquez does it,still gets away with it for so long,actually actively looks to go where he goes.He defies belief.Don't know what else to say.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
That must have a contact patch the size of a...

That must have a contact patch the size of a match,with the power of a Busa,nuts
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,819
Posted By Vince
About 20 years ago I spent some time working on...

About 20 years ago I spent some time working on the forth Bolton and Watt beam engine,made in 1785,Ever nut and bolt was individually hand made to whatever the bloke making it thought might work and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 884,077
Posted By Vince
It could have been a hell of a lot worse,had an...

It could have been a hell of a lot worse,had an XT 500 catch on fire on a loamy dirt trail,15 blokes tried to bury it to stop the blaze,gave up after the fuel started boiling,gas cap was like an oxy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,738
Posted By Vince
I have an 05 TE 250,its a fantasic single track...

I have an 05 TE 250,its a fantasic single track bike.But it has a really close ratio gearbox.The 250 screams its arse off trying to do 100kph on transport stages,gear it up and you then need to...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-19-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,497
Posted By Vince
I used that bearing stick once,a Loctite product...

I used that bearing stick once,a Loctite product on a Ducati.It lasted approx 600ks,I felt a bang and the wheel locked for a second.I had no idea that it was the bearing braking loose,taking bits of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,591
Posted By Vince
Make sure you dont have compressed crap in the...

Make sure you dont have compressed crap in the bottom of the primary bolt holes.
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,073
Posted By Vince
Thanks for that,I know the address,I think.Stayed...

Thanks for that,I know the address,I think.Stayed there a few times when he first moved down,bent a couple of valves 5ks out of there turning my triple into a twin once.Helped pour the slab for his...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,073
Posted By Vince
Buggar me,Not The Dave Doust with the pink and...

Buggar me,Not The Dave Doust with the pink and purple GT Bevel,if it is please say Gooday from Vince in Sydney with the Laverda,havnt seen him in a good few years.
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,363
Posted By Vince
The bloke on the Bimota is Steve B,another...

The bloke on the Bimota is Steve B,another Laverda tragic.The Carberry is built by more Laverda tragics and Ians V8 was being ridden by Greg P ,also another Laverda nut Dont get the lack of vids out...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,363
Posted By Vince
I posted the vids on the Laverda Forum,there was...

I posted the vids on the Laverda Forum,there was a few members featured in the vids.Just how much fun does that look,nice bit of editing.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 63,230
Posted By Vince
If your Air Hawk is causing you problems in the...

If your Air Hawk is causing you problems in the twistys you have to much air in it,your arse is supposed to be JUST suspended off the seat a bees dick.To much air is like sitting on a huge greased...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By Vince
Sadly missed,is there any riders over a certain...

Sadly missed,is there any riders over a certain age who haven't stayed there,seen the car,travelled up the hill up the road for looking for mobile reception,heard about the feud with the old lady...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,493
Posted By Vince
Good rebuild story,especially happy its resized...

Good rebuild story,especially happy its resized on page 2.I don't have a 3 mitre wide computer screen.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Vince
The white ones are complete crap,been spoked...

The white ones are complete crap,been spoked about on the Itailian bike sites for a while.Try finding non white ones,old stock.Good luck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 35,136
Views: 8,771,723
Posted By Vince
Spot on,100% the right answer

Spot on,100% the right answer
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,709
Views: 686,734
Posted By Vince
Google his name,plenty of info out there.

Google his name,plenty of info out there.
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By Vince
Just spoke to a mate who travelled a similar...

Just spoke to a mate who travelled a similar route,3 offs with one serious injury.Reminded me why I avoid riding with them.Don't want to bag them to much but we did the same trip 3 months ago,far...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,709
Views: 686,734
Posted By Vince
Thats Eric Debinaham{sp} used to watch him on...

Thats Eric Debinaham{sp} used to watch him on that Norvin at Amaroo,usually him and daylight.Very fast.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By Vince
Andy take care that the Oxford controller doesn't...

Andy take care that the Oxford controller doesn't separate the top from the bottom,mine has a cable tie around it after it happened.Still works OK though.The LEDs that show the temp are bloody hard...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 177,909
Posted By Vince
The engine is huge,plenty were used in speedway...

The engine is huge,plenty were used in speedway sidecars and lots of experiance in making big housepower with them in OZ.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,455
Posted By Vince
So Andy gets one shot at getting this right from...

So Andy gets one shot at getting this right from 3000ks away,I expect he does get a bit anxious at this stupid reply.
But it does allow yourself a free kick.You mist be close to wetting yourself...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,591
Posted By Vince
After all the work to fit that fantastic side...

After all the work to fit that fantastic side cover I would not be going with Hagons if you plan of actually using it in any way like its intended.I would be looking at a set of Icons,what used to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,246,537
Posted By Vince
Thats some set of wheels there,not to meantion...

Thats some set of wheels there,not to meantion the exhaust.Love that pipe setup
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 43,300
Posted By Vince
Not a chance in hell of putting that out.Had an...

Not a chance in hell of putting that out.Had an old bike burn on a ride once and 10 blokes virtually buried it and it kept going.The fuel was boiling and coming out the tank breather like an Oxy...
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