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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-02-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,344
Posted By Vince
Did you sign it in blood,getting just a little...

Did you sign it in blood,getting just a little silly these days.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Vince
One trick I discovered a few years back after...

One trick I discovered a few years back after hitting a brick wall with a rego issue that dragged on for a month.Ask to speak to the manager they usually know more than the counter jumper and then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,004
Posted By Vince
Been there sking,went over a 2 metre cliff right...

Been there sking,went over a 2 metre cliff right in front of me and it looked flat to me.
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,640
Posted By Vince
I tried a Marine Radio on a tank-bag to pick up...

I tried a Marine Radio on a tank-bag to pick up FM,while riding used a stubby aerial.Waste of time.I think the key is aerial length and more that 300mm is a bit impractical actually on a bike.Stand...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,875
Posted By Vince
Try doing a seach on Royce Creasey

Try doing a seach on
Royce Creasey
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,344
Posted By Vince
I wasn't going to reply on that one,tricky.To me...

I wasn't going to reply on that one,tricky.To me I always regretted not doing my frame over the years when a lot of bits where off it early in the build.You can paint bodywork anytime but stripping...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 707,738
Posted By Vince
Hi Andy and Ellen,looks like you got a wash...

Hi Andy and Ellen,looks like you got a wash weather you wanted one or not.Though you might like to see you completion from 42 years back.Check out the Kiwi connection,handguards...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,554
Posted By Vince
The first pic looks like a place called Riders,I...

The first pic looks like a place called Riders,I had a few wheels sorted by him in the late 70s.He was a wheelwright and must have been in his 80s.I used to pass a workshop down in Chinatown when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,560
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: 33
Views: 8,242
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: 5,288
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: 752
Views: 161,410
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: 3,961
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 403
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 94
Views: 8,379
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: 4,416
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: 17
Views: 1,102
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: 4,901
Views: 730,084
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
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: 140
Views: 19,769
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: 3,217
Views: 940,873
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: 2,303
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: 77
Views: 17,941
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: 23,888
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: 18,320
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: 18,320
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: 6,896
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: 6,896
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: 66,503
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: 58
Views: 3,899
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: 59
Views: 11,448
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: 664
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: 36,126
Views: 9,408,029
Posted By Vince
Spot on,100% the right answer

Spot on,100% the right answer
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 730,084
Posted By Vince
Google his name,plenty of info out there.

Google his name,plenty of info out there.
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