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Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
All due props to Craig Vetter; I'm sure that if...

All due props to Craig Vetter; I'm sure that if he could have adapted a 12" wheel to fit he would have done that rather than to have had special gears made to alter his final drive ratio. But where...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Didn't the Piaggio Hexagon use a Helix engine &...

Didn't the Piaggio Hexagon use a Helix engine & drive train and use a 12" wheel & tire?
Forum: Trip Planning 05-16-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,717
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Your "Stop the Clock" time will be dictated by...

Your "Stop the Clock" time will be dictated by the time stamp on your end fill. You can get your end witness signature the next day as long as you haven't added too many miles and waited too long...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,827
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Vintage Cajun

Vintage Cajun
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Franklin Maps

Try Franklin Maps in King of Prussia, PA. If they don't have what you need in stock they can get it. If they cant get it it probably doesn't exist. Extremely knowledgeable folks who've been in...
Forum: Americas 03-05-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,334
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
I've seen several good reports about Bear on the...

I've seen several good reports about Bear on the Lake. The dorm rates are probably the cheapest room rates you'll find on Cape Breton. Down side is that the location is not close to "town", so if you...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,124
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Thumb After riding there 2 times on my Silverwing I've...

After riding there 2 times on my Silverwing I've come to view Newfoundland as Canada's best kept secret. I wanna ride there again in August, but first gonna ride down to Key West this March -hope I...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,717
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Hopefully this wasn't mentioned earlier, but you...

Hopefully this wasn't mentioned earlier, but you might want to "back into" your plan; decide what time you want/expect to arrive at your stop-the-clock destination, figure out a work-around to the...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,128
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
April?...New England, Canada? You might want to...

April?...New England, Canada? You might want to rethink this.
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Naw, I don't think you should do it. Probably a...

Naw, I don't think you should do it. Probably a waste of time for you.

But maybe you could ride over to Chambly QB and think about it over a couple of bottles of La Fin du Monde.
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Try Southco manufacturing: ...

Try Southco manufacturing:
http://www.southco.com/en-us/product/hierarchy.html?hid=7345
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
+2 Fly & rent

The excess mileage charges will far exceed the cost of round trip air fare. Plus the East is in the throes of some extremely shitty winter weather and will be for several more months.

Bon Voyage
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Hmmm...Doesn't seem to be working tonight. Home...

Hmmm...Doesn't seem to be working tonight. Home page is there but no access to forums.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Honda helix scale model?

Does anyone know of a scale model Helix? I am looking for one, preferably in a larger scale, like 1:18, 1:24, etc, but I'll be happy to consider whatever shows up out there. Thanks

Tim
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 297,958
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
More info on the switch please. What is the...

More info on the switch please. What is the switch housing?

Tim
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Replacement Silverwing Shocks

Silverwing (FSC600) Aftermarket Rear Shock Absorbers

Honda OEM Shocks, part number, 52400-MCT-013 & 52400-MCT-003 are manufactured by KYB (Kayaba). They measure approximately 415 to 425 MM long,...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
+1 on sizing inconsistency That said, they...

+1 on sizing inconsistency

That said, they are made by Geier. Same price, free shipping. Maybe better sizing if you deal direct with them. Although 'Stich is kinda known for their Customer...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,811
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
[QUOTE=mikesova;25156238]<>I also ordered a set...

[QUOTE=mikesova;25156238]<>I also ordered a set of CNC aluminum folding pegs to bolt up in the holes in the frame below the seat.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
It's going to take an awful lot of heat to effect...

It's going to take an awful lot of heat to effect those variator weights. And being somewhat familiar with the quality of Dr Pulley products (over 60000 miles on my HiT Clutch and 28gm Sliding...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
I've been using the same set of Dr Pulley Sliders...

I've been using the same set of Dr Pulley Sliders on my '03 Silverwing for well over 40,000 miles with no signs of damage or wear. It must have been blast furnace hot in that variator to melt all...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
There is a KOA Campground on Cape Breton toward...

There is a KOA Campground on Cape Breton toward the approach to North Sydney. It has a couple of cabins available. HTH

http://www.koansct.com/English%20index.htm

Tim
Forum: Americas 08-30-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Franklin Maps, King of Prussia, PA

Hands down, the absolute best source of maps of anywhere in the world is Franklin Maps located in the Philadelphia area. Call or email them. I actually saw a street map of Kathmandu there a few years...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Try the guys at the Yahoo Helix forum: ...

Try the guys at the Yahoo Helix forum:
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/hondahelixdiscussion/info
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
+ 1 for Custom Rewind

I sent my Honda stator to them for rewinding. They received the stator last Tuesday and today, Monday, my own, rewound, stator (not one off the shelf) was delivered to my door. Given that there was a...
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
FWIW Custom Rewind quoted me 1/2 the price to...

FWIW Custom Rewind quoted me 1/2 the price to rewind my stator then that other well known motorcycle electrics place in New Hampshire. Same warranty too

The well known New Hampshire place wanted...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 297,958
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
[QUOTE=Penderic;24343233]Made a PVC pod to hold...

[QUOTE=Penderic;24343233]Made a PVC pod to hold my 12v voltmeter and stuck it in my fairing....

Nice voltmeter pod. How'd you do it?
Forum: Americas 06-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Byob

Be aware that Graham County, NC (Robinsville) is a dry county. So BYOB if you're staying in town and you'd like a drink that BBQ
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Seems like a decent price for the vintage. Low...

Seems like a decent price for the vintage. Low miles suggest not used frequently so you must proceed with the knowledge that you must replace the drive belt soon after purchase. Not only will the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
, No, I'm still enjoying the S'Wing --82,000...

,

No, I'm still enjoying the S'Wing --82,000 miles and still going strong. But I figured, 'If my buddy DOC can get a Vespa then, maybe, I can too".
:wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,453
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Cross country scooter routes

Is anyone familiar with any books or maps, etc. which would show contemporary non-Interstate routes which would be appropriate for touring and cross country travel on a Vespa or other <400 cc...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,928
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
I don't get it. There is not a lot of difference...

I don't get it. There is not a lot of difference between what's shown on the video and a similar procedure shown in the Barbour rewaxing video. Hot wax, work it into the fabric, wipe off the excess.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,864
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Radio Shack DPDT Switch, $3.99:...

Radio Shack DPDT Switch, $3.99: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062518

100 ohm resistor (2 pack), $1.49: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062295
...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,928
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
New England Reproofers in New Hampshire does an...

New England Reproofers in New Hampshire does an outstanding job:
http://www.newenglandreproofers.com/
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,864
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Radio Shack

Try a 250 ohm 1/2watt resistor from Radio Shack. That should develop enough resistance to prove your theory with out damaging anything. If that works then you can fine tune by using a lower...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-20-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,485
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
ADV Decals, stickers, etc: ...

ADV Decals, stickers, etc:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=257578
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Share the love. Where did you find them? Tim

Share the love. Where did you find them?

Tim
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
You may have already researched this, but anyway;...

You may have already researched this, but anyway; Wilderness Equipment, an OZ company uses some KIFCO buckles on their packs. Perhaps they could put you in contact with KIFCO....
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
The large buckle is marked "KIFCO TSR-25S", the...

The large buckle is marked "KIFCO TSR-25S", the small "KIFCO TSR-20". Those markings are on the female buckles. No markings on the male piece. HTH

Tim
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Thread hijack!

Scootrboi

Sorry to hijack this thread, but beside the great photos of the Tourist, nice dome photos as well. What does the copper line wrapped around the smoke pipe feed?

Tim
Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By Cosmic_Jumper
Trans-Anatolia Raid Vespa

Does anyone have a link to or other information for Marcello Dibrogni's Vespa from the Trans Anatolia Rally Raid? I would sure like to see what preparations & upgrades were done to make that a...
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