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Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 224,676
Posted By ricochetrider
I was out yesterday with a couple buds. First...

I was out yesterday with a couple buds. First ride we've had together all year!

http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=download&Number=1584&filename=image.jpg


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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,339
Posted By ricochetrider
Tres Amigos On Da Loose

All for one, & one for all!
Oh. Wait, that's another story.... In another time.

This is a meager tale about a day in September that we'll likely remember.... (cue sappy music)

As it's the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,339
Posted By ricochetrider
Copy that, Denny. Will do!

Copy that, Denny.
Will do!
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
Oh em gee.

It always amazes me how much money people spend on things when on holiday in Africa. I'd rather play it on the down low, and have a much more "real" experience for it. I'd rather hang with locals and...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By ricochetrider
SO.. Kev... Have you completed the move? Do you...

SO.. Kev...
Have you completed the move? Do you have a boat now?
Where are you based? Still working? SO MANY questions... :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks. Think I am OK with these sizes? ...

Thanks.
Think I am OK with these sizes?

Dunlop 410H/19 = Heidenau 100/90/19 (F)

Dunlop 425/80H/18 = Heidenau 110/80/18 (R)
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ricochetrider
Whaddya Think?

Looking at a pair of Heidenau K65 tires.

Dunlop 410H/19 = Heidenau 100/90/19 ? (F)
Dunlop 425/80H/18 = Heidenau 110/80/18 ? (R)

In tires, the (90) and (80) represent the HEIGTH of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,437
Posted By ricochetrider
Airhead BMW Saddlebag mounts

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii42/ricochetrider/stuff%20for%20sale/P1040235.jpg (http://s261.photobucket.com/user/ricochetrider/media/stuff%20for%20sale/P1040235.jpg.html)

Had these on a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,437
Posted By ricochetrider
AirHead BMW saddlebag mounts

Originally Posted by ricochetrider
I have a pair of chrome saddle bag mounts. I had them bolted up to a 1988 R100RT. I had the BIG Box-y BMW [ABS] system bags mounted in them.
170.00 shipped...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,437
Posted By ricochetrider
Bump

Hi bringing this back around.. Still got em. OBO
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,429
Posted By ricochetrider
Ditto on congrats. Photos are really very...

Ditto on congrats.
Photos are really very helpful.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey man I gotta plug my friend's website ...

Hey man I gotta plug my friend's website

www.britbike.com

Excellent source for information and parts suppliers. LOTS of really great people... A well rounded British motorcycle forum that's...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
The amazing thing (well ONE amazing thing) about...

The amazing thing (well ONE amazing thing) about this trip report is that it just keeps getting better and better! I'm really excited that Jamie has joined you! That's pretty special.

As an...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By ricochetrider
Hard tail? Side valve? Why not just buy an old...

Hard tail? Side valve?
Why not just buy an old BSA rigid side valve, and modernize the fuck out of it?
Well, OK- right. Cuz you'd have 20k in the bleepin thing.
BUT
It'd be COOL.

I mean...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey converesely, I wore the jacket for about a...

Hey converesely, I wore the jacket for about a 200 Mile mountain ride in temps of low 50s (F) with the outlast liner in, and a very light merino wool, long sleeve shirt under a T-shirt WITH the...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By ricochetrider
Hi, The Rukka is new to me, as of late spring-...

Hi, The Rukka is new to me, as of late spring- and yes I have the Cosmic. I've worn it in temps up to mid-high 80s or low 90s (F) and boy, it does NOT breathe or vent too well at those temps....
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,175
Posted By ricochetrider
The only retailer I know of for Rukka in the U.S....

The only retailer I know of for Rukka in the U.S. Is Revzilla in Philadelphia. Their "gear boutique" is a total candy store for motorcyclists.

FWIW RE EU sizes, I'm about 5'-8" tall (~172 cm) and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,895
Posted By ricochetrider
Yep, new old stock, used old stock, new repop.......

Yep, new old stock, used old stock, new repop.... Brit parts are so widely available that this, in no way, should be even remotely in question. FWIW, some of my English buddies are now sourcing parts...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
:norton Excellent news!

:norton
Excellent news!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,895
Posted By ricochetrider
I'm coming in late to this thread, only to find...

I'm coming in late to this thread, only to find that my buddies are all here...
Or their book is being talked about!:lol3
Go figure.

The late model Bonnevilles are amazingly reliable- I had a 79...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
Yeah! Letting things go isn't necessarily part of...

Yeah! Letting things go isn't necessarily part of our [Western mentality] nature- yet doing so always opens the door for things to come.
Cool move; young Jackson will get a lot of good out of your...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 113,335
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks for the rr

I really love your comments about "Mr Bonneville". So many people have their ideas about what one cannot do on a Motorcycle. In the end, it is possible to do many things on almost any bike! You have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,339
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks Josh! :lol3 Nice try pal! :D ...

Thanks Josh!



:lol3 Nice try pal! :D

I'd sell just about any of my bikes. But the Norton's a keeper... It's really pretty much a one-off, so it's not like I could go get another like it. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 224,676
Posted By ricochetrider
http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=...

http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=download&Number=1508&filename=image.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,339
Posted By ricochetrider
Take It to The Bridge

Hey thanks man! Here's a few shots from around the Lisburn area along the Yellow Breeches.
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Take it to the bridge! A more iconic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
You must be surfin your ass off brah. Leavin us...

You must be surfin your ass off brah. Leavin us hanging out here! :lol3

Actually I was looking at the East Coast of Africa. There's some hot spots over there.
You be careful now, y'hear?
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow. Lost quite a bit of resolution resizing that...

Wow. Lost quite a bit of resolution resizing that one! Sheesh.
Manual upload mechanism here leaves lots to be desired, it seems.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By ricochetrider
Sh*t... Well, sorry guys. I don't use a host...

Sh*t...
Well, sorry guys. I don't use a host site so I uploaded to MOA using their direct posting mechanism... Of course being a member there, I see the pix here I guess?
Well. THATs annoying....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 52,000
Posted By ricochetrider
Stay on the throttle? :lol3

Stay on the throttle? :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By ricochetrider
Thanks for the report. Most of what you show us,...

Thanks for the report. Most of what you show us, I've not seen before.
A refreshing change from the "usual" pix of those Alpine Passes... :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By ricochetrider
Airheads To The Adirondaks

Over the years, as I've traveled about on various motorcycles, I always make a point to check in with a buddy to let him know where I am. His across-the-board standard issue response: "I wanna do...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 224,676
Posted By ricochetrider
GREAT PIC! I surely hope at least one of those...

GREAT PIC! I surely hope at least one of those bikes is your own... and that YOU took this photo. Thanks for posting either way.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 224,676
Posted By ricochetrider
Hdd the Norton out yesterday, in the absolutely...

Hdd the Norton out yesterday, in the absolutely brilliant sunshine. The heat? (mid-high 90s f?) Not so brilliant.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,541
Posted By ricochetrider
Quote: Originally Posted...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GAS GUY http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24428056#post24428056)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,339
Posted By ricochetrider
6.18.14

Another Norton ride out... Boring as fuck-all I know! :lol3

Anyway, someone on *another* forum (ahem!) asked "where do you live?" and guys are posting pix of their bikes in cool spots near their...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,098
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow, Namibia. Cool. Dontcha just wanna stay...

Wow, Namibia.
Cool.
Dontcha just wanna stay in some places?
But I guess it's about the going, and not the staying.
Besides, if you stayed,
what would we read?
where would our imaginations...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ricochetrider
Good info, Thanks!

Good info,
Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,249
Posted By ricochetrider
Score! To my eye it does look like everything...

Score!
To my eye it does look like everything is there. Probably sometime quite soon most of the rubber bits and possibly gaskets may need to be replaced.
Also you might at some point think about...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 577,437
Posted By ricochetrider
bump!

bump!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,938
Posted By ricochetrider
It won't come in your mouth It'll still respect...

It won't come in your mouth
It'll still respect you in the morning
My brother's buddy had a cousin who had a '72 Norton Lightning 500
I wouldn't hesitate to get on this bike and ride it cross...
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