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Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,882
Posted By MitchB
I've ridden all three - a long time ago... ...

I've ridden all three - a long time ago...

Get them all running and ride them - you'll keep the CanAm...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16,156
Views: 9,675,242
Posted By MitchB
Laugh If you're takin' the bike, I'll take one for the...

If you're takin' the bike, I'll take one for the team and take what's left... :eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By MitchB
Modern tires / offsets on vintage road / race bikes (pavement)

As I'm looking to my next Project - a smaller cafe / track bike, 350-500cc, probably two-stroke - I'm thinking maybe a little more modern tire set up...

Something along the lines of more modern...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16,156
Views: 9,675,242
Posted By MitchB
I have that same jacket..! Doubt it looks as...

I have that same jacket..!
Doubt it looks as good on me.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Wait just a minute, here... 5 pages ago...

Wait just a minute, here...
5 pages ago BOOTLACE slips this in - and not one comment..? This is the dictionary definition of Cafe, IMO (not that my opinion counts for shit).

No love for the Velos...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Silly me for thinking I'd be the only one posting...

Silly me for thinking I'd be the only one posting on the Fourth of July :huh

Push Start... that's good.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Hopefully it's Paul Smart, since that's a Paul...

Hopefully it's Paul Smart, since that's a Paul Smart replica...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
To have a bike like that in the garage to restore...

To have a bike like that in the garage to restore would almost make me forget about sex for awhile... :huh
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Help me decide on a paint scheme

Let's see if I can post a picture...

Nearing the end of this project... Need some help or ideas on tasteful schemes for the fairing. Everything else is painted metallic white (tiny flecks of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By MitchB
CB450 or Suz T500 Titan?

Please provide your opinions, and help me pick my next Project...

This will be a lightly modified cafe racer. My priorities are to improve handling to include changing forks and shocks, adding...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Any more shots of this..? Nice capture.

Any more shots of this..? Nice capture.
Forum: 2 smokers 04-26-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 339,546
Posted By MitchB
Definitely NOT "lightly" modified..! That front...

Definitely NOT "lightly" modified..! That front end - is that Ducati / Monster..?

Nicely done - thx for sharing.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-18-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 339,546
Posted By MitchB
Can't possibly be originals... Did you do the...

Can't possibly be originals... Did you do the restorations? They look fantastic.

Nice welding rig in the back - what (which) is it?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Worth a look... http://youtu.be/vJ76z-mIoPQ

Worth a look...

http://youtu.be/vJ76z-mIoPQ
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
No NO NO..! Not the Titans! Don't mention them on...

No NO NO..! Not the Titans! Don't mention them on this thread. At least not until I buy mine for my Cafe Project.... :evil

You're going to drive my purchase cost up...

:freaky

M
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 339,546
Posted By MitchB
That is really nice. I've been thinking that the...

That is really nice. I've been thinking that the Titan might just be the two stroke to add to my harem (RDs a little too small, Kawi triples are now too much $$$...). Nice example.
So - please, tell...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
I want this front fender... I've seen this on...

I want this front fender...
I've seen this on more than a couple of the bikes in this thread. Any one know where / what it's from..?
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
More pics, please? And some details - is that a...

More pics, please?
And some details - is that a cafe'd T, or ?
Forum: 2 smokers 07-20-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By MitchB
https://www.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcREf0-jBI...

https://www.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcREf0-jBInbEQQFdSizLJCPvXDsGihzXroXFls3spxDVF30utSpp-Vo6s8

Excellent..!

I'll be there.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-19-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By MitchB
May have answered my own question... A call...

May have answered my own question...

A call to CA DMV reveals any vehicle 25 years old or older is exempt from EPA / 50 state compliance.

If anyone has had a different experience, please advise...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-19-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By MitchB
Two strokes in CA

I have read a few snippets around the 'ole Internet that have me wondering...

I'm keen to add a two stroke to my road going stable (wanting a T500, I think...) and need a Project.

My question...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-17-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,277
Posted By MitchB
Thank you very much...! :asshat Now - I have...

Thank you very much...! :asshat
Now - I have to go find a Husky! I was perfectly happy with my stable until this:

Off Road art...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
Which rear shocks did you use..?

Which rear shocks did you use..?
Forum: 2 smokers 07-12-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By MitchB
If you want a two stroke tourer, may I suggest...

If you want a two stroke tourer, may I suggest the GT750?

Bigger bike, but might actually be cheaper in today's market than those mentioned...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
That IS a great look.... Any details abt this...

That IS a great look.... Any details abt this one..?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,583
Posted By MitchB
[QUOTE=Bongolia;17851744]http://www.hund-und-freiz...

[QUOTE=Bongolia;17851744]http://www.hund-und-freizeit.de/1000S_von_rechts_achern.jpg

Oh, Gawd... :knary

Me want. Want badly. Any for sale? Please?
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
The (red) bike pictured is the '97 SP. Most...

The (red) bike pictured is the '97 SP.

Most of the mods to this bike are fairly normal:
520 chain conversion w/ 40 tooth rear
Ohlins rear shock
Re-valved / re-sprung stock SP forks
Old DP...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
1997 900SS/SP.... Leaving a Vintage meet.

1997 900SS/SP.... Leaving a Vintage meet.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By MitchB
Suggest a Bike - for new wife / rider

OK - pretty narrow criteria, but likely others will be interested in the answers...

Future wife has taken an interest in having a bike of her own. She loves scooters and rides them well. She's...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
WELL DONE, Sir ! :freaky The color combo works...

WELL DONE, Sir ! :freaky
The color combo works very well.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,184
Posted By MitchB
Yes! This - but, alter the fairing just a bit to...

Yes! This - but, alter the fairing just a bit to include the headlight. Then, dual down pipes - in chrome, of course - that angle up at the back. Front fender in matching yellow...and I think you'd...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
I have four bikes - all Italian, all Ducatis. ...

I have four bikes - all Italian, all Ducatis.

My Dream Garage has room for five bikes - and that fifth spot is reserved for a Guzzi 1000S. With wire wheels - and the Black and Green too, please...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,530
Posted By MitchB
My Dealer has - or can order - almost everything...

My Dealer has - or can order - almost everything for my 900 SS's... There are a few parts that are NLA - but very few. One of my bikes has the SL tail/Seat on it - and all the hardware and seat parts...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
Well, you've done it now... Thrown the gauntlet,...

Well, you've done it now... Thrown the gauntlet, and all. You can't just post a pic or two, tell us you ride them all and walk away.

We are OWED a (at least) synopsis of each bike and how they...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
I'll say my favorite MODERN Guzzi... ...

I'll say my favorite MODERN Guzzi...

That's gonna clean up nice.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
Wow. You traded the 900SS for one of these...? ...

Wow.
You traded the 900SS for one of these...?

I kinda get the appeal of the HM - but don't think I'd swap my SS for one. Be interesting to see if you're happy with the swap in six months... Be...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,441,883
Posted By MitchB
You know - that has pretty good lines... :wink: ...

You know - that has pretty good lines... :wink:

A little work - say, smaller tail light, (much) smaller turn signals, bar end mirrors, trash the reflectors, drill a few requisite Cafe Racer holes...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 166,746
Posted By MitchB
At 13,500 that would be a steal... But the price...

At 13,500 that would be a steal... But the price in the ad is actually $18,500.00...

Gorgeous bike tho... Somebody please buy this.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
http://www.rooracing.com/images/_T3A3587_copy.jpg...

http://www.rooracing.com/images/_T3A3587_copy.jpg

Now THAT - is nicely done. Shoulda come this way.

Gotta keep a watch out for one of these to come up cheap...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,396
Posted By MitchB
Good eye. Yep the motor in this one has the full...

Good eye. Yep the motor in this one has the full Monty. MBP heads, 944 pistons/cylinders, real Termi spaghetti exhaust, LW flywheel, and split 41 FCRs.

It goes pretty good :wings
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