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Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 711,515
Posted By Christopher Lang
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd45/HomeCrafte...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd45/HomeCrafter/IMGP2788_zps76dac279.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/HomeCrafter/media/IMGP2788_zps76dac279.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Christopher Lang
Haha, I would say the suspension is "bouncy"!! ...

Haha, I would say the suspension is "bouncy"!!

The brakes are actually quite good, although it just might seem that way to me, as the bike is so light, and I've never really ridden anything...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Christopher Lang
CB160 In Progress and On the Road.

Here are a couple of lame photos of my Mighty CB160!

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd45/HomeCrafter/IMGP2750_zps3b3ee5b2.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By Christopher Lang
I'm still waiting on my paperwork, gotta have...

I'm still waiting on my paperwork, gotta have that in my hands before I start working seriously on the bike. I have inspected the engine I've got, and although crusty, it seems to be in pretty good...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By Christopher Lang
I think it's all the same bike. This is a '71,...

I think it's all the same bike. This is a '71, which makes it a C70M I guess, it should be all gold, but has been painted blue.
I think these came without the sweet plastic leg guards/body work. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By Christopher Lang
So, I seem to have a c70 in my driveway.

Somehow, I'm not too sure exactly, this C70 ended up in my driveway last night. It might have been my fault. I might have gone and looked at it....... Thought it would be a good idea..........and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Christopher Lang
Wow. Nothing like a Triplane flying overhead....

Wow.
Nothing like a Triplane flying overhead.

Those WLAs are killing me!

Thanks for posting.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By Christopher Lang
Awesome! Thanks for posting this. I love the...

Awesome! Thanks for posting this. I love the sound of 'em.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,910
Posted By Christopher Lang
Good fun, thanks for posting this.

Good fun, thanks for posting this.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,110
Posted By Christopher Lang
Ahhhh, I love flatties! Here are a couple...

Ahhhh, I love flatties!

Here are a couple pics of my beloved Chang:

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd45/HomeCrafter/IMGP2169.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,405
Posted By Christopher Lang
Nice. I'm working (slowly) on a '26 TT, I'm on...

Nice. I'm working (slowly) on a '26 TT, I'm on the MTFCA forum too, which is very helpful. Before the truck project, I had a '26 Coupe I would roar around in. It's a whole new world of motoring at...
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By Christopher Lang
Excellent, I just watched that this morning. ...

Excellent, I just watched that this morning. Pretty interesting stuff.
Forum: Hacks 01-17-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,581
Posted By Christopher Lang
I went for a ride here in Brentwood this morning,...

I went for a ride here in Brentwood this morning, We're just between Victoria and Sidney. The roads are all melty, but the some of the side streets are snowy yet (although its all melty out). Also...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Christopher Lang
I got my from Beijing Ben, at...

I got my from Beijing Ben, at http://www.sidecarpro.com/

Ben's just starting out, and he's a nice guy. I'll bet he could get ones that didn't have the characters on them. Having a Chinese bike,...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Christopher Lang
Well, I figured I'd be a Johnny-Come-Lately,...

Well, I figured I'd be a Johnny-Come-Lately, braggin on my guards, but I couldn't help it. I just can't believe I waited on buying them. I shoulda bought them as soon as I got the bike.

I...
Forum: Hacks 01-08-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Christopher Lang
Long time no-post. I just thought I'd share my leg guard excitement!

So, I don't post too much, I lurk. Lurking is my general MO. I've been tootling around my neck of the woods on my mighty Chang, doing wild things like getting groceries, and running errands. Once...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,433
Posted By Christopher Lang
Okay thanks. I see that road by Humpback Rd. If...

Okay thanks. I see that road by Humpback Rd. If I get a chance to get out there again before my bike sells I'll try it that way. At any rate the 'ol WLC should be on the road by september or so,...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By Christopher Lang
As a newbie hack pilot, here is my experience. I...

As a newbie hack pilot, here is my experience. I don't find driving the hack difficult at all. I do find that after a long ride on sharp corners that my arms get tired! I think this is for a few...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By Christopher Lang
I would turn into an absolute hooligan with a...

I would turn into an absolute hooligan with a machine like that. It would be an almost instantaneous transformation when I turned the key. It would be like the old Disney cartoon where Goofy turns...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By Christopher Lang
Those videos are AWE wait for it...., SOME. I've...

Those videos are AWE wait for it...., SOME. I've never seen anything like that. Makes me want a 2 wheel drive Ural in the worst way!
Forum: Canada 07-30-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,433
Posted By Christopher Lang
Dumb question: Can I ride my motorbike to Leechtown (Vancouver Island)

Now, I'm sure this is a dumb question, but there it is. I wanna drive my sidecar machine up to Leechtown. I know I can walk there, but it seems like an interesting destination (I realize that there...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By Christopher Lang
Wishinforwoods its a Chang Jiang 750. After...

Wishinforwoods its a Chang Jiang 750. After sorting it out, she starts on the first kick, which impresses everyone, and me too.

Yes, I was pretty excited to go up and meet them, and also...
Forum: Hacks 07-26-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By Christopher Lang
Drove Chang to Duncan, met Charley and Russ, had fun.

So, on Sunday I drove up the scenic route from Mill Bay up to Duncan, after riding the ferry from Brentwood Bay to Mill Bay. It was a beautiful day, but a tad hot for my tastes in Duncan, out of the...
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Christopher Lang
Drove the Chang to bikeshow, had fun.

So, today I went for a little ride on my Chang to Andy's Bike-show. Andy is a local old car and motorcycle enthusiast, who put on a bike show this year. I had a great ride to the show, and home. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-21-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Christopher Lang
Wow, that was a great report. Nice photos too, I...

Wow, that was a great report. Nice photos too, I like allot of photos. It looks just beautiful over there, and the combo looks like such a great way to see and experience it all.

Thanks for...
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,793
Posted By Christopher Lang
I've taken my Chang "on the job", I'm a boat...

I've taken my Chang "on the job", I'm a boat builder too. I have a regular car on my rig, but fire my tool bag in the car, and skilsaw, router, powerplane, power blockplane, cordless drills, etc. ...
Forum: Hacks 06-23-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,841
Posted By Christopher Lang
For what it's worth, my CJ rig has a brake on the...

For what it's worth, my CJ rig has a brake on the sidecar. When I picked it up, the brake was out of adjustment, both the rear brake and sidecar brake are activated by the same foot pedal. With the...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,626
Posted By Christopher Lang
Thanks for the links. All I can say is wow. ...

Thanks for the links.
All I can say is wow. That's so fast, and exciting to watch. I don't have cable, so the only racing I see on TV is Nascar, which is fast, but flying the car around those...
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,626
Posted By Christopher Lang
Wow! Now, this may shock you, but I've never...

Wow! Now, this may shock you, but I've never seen a racing sidecar before. That is one badass machine! I'll have to learn more now, thanks for posting, and for posting the link to the video.
Forum: Hacks 06-17-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,801
Posted By Christopher Lang
Wow, that looks like a great rig, I'm glad it got...

Wow, that looks like a great rig, I'm glad it got there today!
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,416
Posted By Christopher Lang
Here's the sort of cover I'd like to get someday:...

Here's the sort of cover I'd like to get someday:

I should say too, that I think I've seen them on ebay for about $40 as well. I have no affiliation blah, blah, blah. If I knew how to just steal...
Forum: Hacks 06-15-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,747
Posted By Christopher Lang
I have to say, that the sidecar delay factor is...

I have to say, that the sidecar delay factor is as great as when I drive my model T.

I love it, as I'm generally an introvert, and antisocial.

With the Chang, I get "what year is it?", to...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,367
Posted By Christopher Lang
I get 6 or 7 liters/100km. Does not seem to...

I get 6 or 7 liters/100km. Does not seem to matter whether I'm loaded (passenger) or not. Of course, I'm only going 60 kph on the Chang.
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,098
Posted By Christopher Lang
Okay, here's the paper that came with my bike,...

Okay, here's the paper that came with my bike, that was used to register it in Canada, by the previous, previous owner. Look at that official red star!
...
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,098
Posted By Christopher Lang
Dypen, I sent you a PM.

Dypen, I sent you a PM.
Forum: Hacks 06-08-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 45,098
Posted By Christopher Lang
My bike is registered as a 1972, as the import...

My bike is registered as a 1972, as the import documents read "this bike producd in 1972" (sic). Although both the engine number and the frame number start with 68. I'm not sure it was made then...
Forum: Hacks 06-06-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Christopher Lang
I tried that email address for Chris Jordan, but...

I tried that email address for Chris Jordan, but it just bounces back. -Nevermind, my stupid typing error!

I got my miss sorted out - rust in the fuel system.

Adjusted my trans, down I can...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Christopher Lang
Ha! Landsend! When I first moved out here from...

Ha! Landsend! When I first moved out here from Calgary, I rented a house out on Landsend. 570. It was an A-frame, freezing cold in the winter, and super hot in the summer. The bike gets allot of...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Christopher Lang
Sidecar Asia, That's pretty funny you're from...

Sidecar Asia, That's pretty funny you're from Brentwood. There are only a few things I think I'll need, and not until fall. I can see getting some metal leg shields, a full bike cover (it still...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,797
Posted By Christopher Lang
S'not quite a Ural, but I cut up a sheep skin rug...

S'not quite a Ural, but I cut up a sheep skin rug and tied it to my CJ seat. I think the earlier Ural seats are the same.

It does look like a muppet now though.
...
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