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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Unaweep to the paging telephone, please.

You may try contacting 'unaweep', as he's an attorney and fellow inmate. Personally, I care not for his personality as posted elsewhere, but he is certainly devoted to his chosen career. You may...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By Duck_Pilot
OK..... so YOU are to blame.....

......... for bringing all this crappy PNW weather with ya! :cry

There's plenty of good folks to ride with 'round here. Most are even friendly. :D Just post-up when ya get settled-in, and look...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By Duck_Pilot
That's been my experience in the Metro. Decades...

That's been my experience in the Metro. Decades of it.

:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Many moons ago.....

....... back in my MRA Roadracing days :gerg , local tuner Dennis Zickrick put together a very quick GS-450 for the Superbike class. I remember hearing it had GS-1000 high-compression pistons in it,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By Duck_Pilot
My interpretation:

At 10%, I leave the rainsuit home. If it's a 20% chance (with the National Weather Service), I've got a 50/50 shot at staying dry on my way home from work. At 30%, the chances are one in three...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By Duck_Pilot
One of those would be wasted on me. On a paved...

One of those would be wasted on me. On a paved canyon road, it wouldn't be able to keep up. :ricky

Just the opposite on a dirt trail - It'd follow me 100 yards, hover for 5 minutes while I pick...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By Duck_Pilot
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...

It's a bird!

It's a plane!

It's SUPER-PUG!!!

:freaky

(Now, I don't think the PITA-folks would like that idea much. But they can smooch my wazoo.)
Forum: 2 smokers 05-13-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By Duck_Pilot
The TR-750 factory racebike.....

....... had pipes that offered better clearance, but at a practical price. The 2 outside chambers came together underneath, like any 2-T twin, exiting low on either side. The center chamber came high...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Thanks, Sir Hanzo. The next big ride is Emily's...

Thanks, Sir Hanzo. The next big ride is Emily's Parade, in honor of Bailey High School student Emily Keyes, slain during a classroom invasion 10 years ago now. I'm uncertain of the ride's date at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-03-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Post-script.

It was a decent ride. Got rained-on a little coming home from Bandimere, but not enough to wish I'd broken-out the rainsuit.

I got to meet Officer Adsit, and spoke with him twice briefly. I asked...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Duck_Pilot
The MC-1 Run, for Officer John Adsit.

Are any other inmates joining in? If so, please get in touch, so that we may ride together. I'd be happy to intro any ADV'ers to Pete Boyles, Tom Tancredo and/or former Columbime HS Principal Frank...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I bought my Duckie from Erico......

...... and would not hesitate to do so again. They took good care of me at the time of the sale - I paid a little bit more than quoted at a competing dealer, but the customer service was worth it....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,909
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Lemme get this straight....

..... the guy is wealthy, has multiple degrees.

And he lives in Detroit? :lol3

And he wants help with a long-distance hook-up, with a girl in another time zone? Wrong forum. :rofl

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Jesse Lee's Auto Upholstery ...

Jesse Lee's Auto Upholstery
3280 W. 64th Ave.
Denver, CO 80221
Office: 303-426-0927

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Yup. Your local shelter will love ya for the...

Yup. Your local shelter will love ya for the donation.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,849
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Same thing here. I don't come anywhere near...

Same thing here. I don't come anywhere near riding over my head anymore, an advantage of being an old-phart. And like Sir pne, I'm almost exclusively a pavement rider. I don't heal near as quickly...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Good score!

At first, I questioned it being a TS-model, due to the disc-valve induction - usually a dead give-away to the TC-models. But it sure looks like a TS-50L after a picture-search. Have fun re-living the...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-12-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I would suggest starting your trip with a full...

I would suggest starting your trip with a full oil tank, and bringing at least one more quart of the same schtuff with you. I'd also check out yer local auto parts and hardware national chains to see...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,854
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I think that your history is just a tad bit off,...

I think that your history is just a tad bit off, friend. I remember that Aermacchi was bought by HD, because their bikes were clobbering HD on short-tracks. When HD needed to scale back, they sold...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Bingo. Measure the outlet side I.D. in MM, and...

Bingo. Measure the outlet side I.D. in MM, and you've got it. The inlet side O.D. only matters for fitting a filter. This one is certainly off of a single, because of the choke style. If it were for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 24,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Now yer makin' an old-phart blush.......... ...

Now yer makin' an old-phart blush..........

And a shy pooch wag his tail. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 24,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Pardon my saying so, but you are a fine-looking...

Pardon my saying so, but you are a fine-looking Lady right now. If you wish to improve upon the outward, so be it. But I firmly believe that your soul needs no tweaking..... and that's far more...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-01-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Looks are similar.....

........ the Suzuki GT-185 as well. Nice, clean lines, and fun to ride for a small-bore 2-T streeter.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Hey, Noggin.....

......... So how do you know this lovely lady, with that angelic voice? She's much too beautiful to be yer daughter..... :lol3

I'd love to attend, but time will tell.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Do I really need help.......

........ in proving myself a 'ham' ?

:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 24,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
There are 535 elected dolts in Washington DC,...

There are 535 elected dolts in Washington DC, that fully understand your problem.

:lol3

And, welcome home. Your pups have missed you dearly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Duck_Pilot
I have a little bit of experience here....

...... through my place of business. As the parts guy, I see a whole lot of Chinese-made stuff available, in many configurations. None are especially promising yet, regarding price and product...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,098
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Kinda hard to kiss the bride and seal the deal,...

Kinda hard to kiss the bride and seal the deal, while wearing a full-face helmet.

:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Duck_Pilot
My best friend is a damn-good mechanic, and runs...

My best friend is a damn-good mechanic, and runs the shop at a used car dealership in Westminster. He knows tricks to save time and money that most do not. If you are interested, PM me for his...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,098
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Laugh Have I got a deal for ya!

My Lady Selena's best friend is a professional photographer in Kentucky, and the two of them travel all over the place together. Perhaps we can work out a plan for an extended visit - they usually...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Duck_Pilot
As I recall, just the crank, oil pump, crankcases...

As I recall, just the crank, oil pump, crankcases and driveline were different. Both were taken from the GS-550 as a baseline, then altered to suit..... same way the GS-850 was fathered by the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Last time shooting at targets....

........ was out in the Arizona desert, when the quail we were there to hunt all disappeared overnight. :huh I still find it amazing what certain military-design firearms will do to a 1/4"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
You are welcome to quote me anytime you like........

You are welcome to quote me anytime you like..... be it to flatter, or to poke fun. I'm a thick-skinned dinosaur, yanno. :lol3

I'll have to re-learn about clays this year. I doubt there'll be an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Thanks! :D And thanks, but no thanks!...

Thanks! :D

And thanks, but no thanks! :lol3 I rode to work today, and will run errands on the GT-1000 whenever I can. It feels good to ride, and is good for my soul....... a truly positive...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Thanks for the offer. I'll keep you in mind. ...

Thanks for the offer. I'll keep you in mind.

:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
No offense taken, friend. I had given this some...

No offense taken, friend. I had given this some thought, but I'm dependent on insurance, with no idea what they would pay for overseas. Besides, I'm in good hands here, with the hospital, kidney...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
What the hell, now....

...... I ain't handicapped! I got the Duck out for a short ride today, and with the weather this week, I'll be commuting to work at least a few days. :clap

Thanks for all of the prayers,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 24,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Sounds like you two are a well-matched pair. Try...

Sounds like you two are a well-matched pair. Try riding together sometime soon. You can laugh with each other while laughing at yourselves.

Whatever don't cripple you, makes you a better rider....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,434
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Thanks for all the caring, friend. The clinic is...

Thanks for all the caring, friend. The clinic is between Federal and St. Anthony's North, along 84th....... a stone's throw from home, and open 24/7. I'll plan on a set schedule, and just go straight...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 24,326
Posted By Duck_Pilot
Talking No drama today.

Just got back home from the lady's place. The renter as gone, having left one small box of possessions behind, which she has set outside for him. No issues remaining.

She's a nice gal, with 2...
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