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Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,714
Posted By lipsee
hahahahaha yes it does have a certain look of...

hahahahaha yes it does have a certain look of Woody the wood pecker,,,Regarding ADVs I am not going to tour the Stans,not even outer Europe ,just around France ,Spain and Italy..I think the HD will...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,714
Posted By lipsee
Hey Ginger B....I read the complete thread on...

Hey Ginger B....I read the complete thread on your Sportser ADV bike,and enjoyed it mucho..Thought you did a commendable job on your exhaust,,looks great...................................Thanks for...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,714
Posted By lipsee
Its not confusion my dear man ,,its just...

Its not confusion my dear man ,,its just choice,,,Looks and plastic are only part,,but in my mind if a bike looks crap you have to put up with that every time you walk up to it, and after the initial...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,714
Posted By lipsee
Uncustomising a HD seventy two

I am looking to buy a 1000cc Vee(or there abouts)..I kind of liked the Suzuki DL1000 I tested ,but like alot of sickles these days it has too much plastic around the front end..Plus I thought the...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,370
Posted By lipsee
I find this kind of discussion sso frustrating !!...

I find this kind of discussion sso frustrating !! I mean how can you narrow your choice down to these two bikes without even riding them,get your arse planted on the seat and give them a thrash...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-02-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,052
Posted By lipsee
At the moment I,m looking to buy one of...

At the moment I,m looking to buy one of these,,,Yamaha BT1100 "Bulldog".... do,nt know if you got this bike in the states...but I just love the look!!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By lipsee
Hey Scudman,, I just took a look at Allballs and...

Hey Scudman,, I just took a look at Allballs and noted down my GL1000 goldwing vintage 1975,,and just about all Hondas models since use the same head bearings including my very own nc700x...Which is...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,992
Posted By lipsee
Hi I just got 11 400mls out 0f a metzela rear z8...

Hi I just got 11 400mls out 0f a metzela rear z8 intertec,,good tyre,,Iv replaced with the same,,oh yeah my cycle is NC700x....cheers
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5,557
Views: 1,055,928
Posted By lipsee
Yep,,,I know where you are coming from,,,,but...

Yep,,,I know where you are coming from,,,,but please add a more comply seat!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,797
Posted By lipsee
Great pictures,,,I,m jealous,,I would really love...

Great pictures,,,I,m jealous,,I would really love to explore that part of the world...My regards to you,,,,Perhaps now there will be more respect for small chinese bikes in the west.....
Forum: Europe 03-09-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,438
Posted By lipsee
If you get chance,checkout Lincolnshire,its abit...

If you get chance,checkout Lincolnshire,its abit ofF the beaten track,,but its got loads to offer,namely not many tourists,and we serve decent beer..wHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT????
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,424
Posted By lipsee
Interesting topic this,all things being equal...

Interesting topic this,all things being equal ,,like maintenance and usage (and abuse-age)I would rate the top brands for over longevity ,1 Honda,2 Suzuki,3 Yamaha,4 Bmw, 5 Moto Guzzi,6 Kawasaki 7,...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,160
Posted By lipsee
Falco Mixtos

I have a pair of Falco,s .They are waterproof,reasonably cheap,and do ,nt look that bad...Check out web bike world for a review....
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,328
Posted By lipsee
Good luck with the Ben ,,I,ll be watching...HaHa

Good luck with the Ben ,,I,ll be watching...HaHa
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By lipsee
Trouble with buying a chinese bike for 3500,is...

Trouble with buying a chinese bike for 3500,is you can buy a good secondhand AfricaTwin for that,and I know which one I,d rather have!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By lipsee
250cc adv bike

I thought this bike may be of interest,it is to me least.If the price is right I would have one.. ...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 123,020
Posted By lipsee
I,m just Gutted

I,m just Gutted,I had chance of a decent looking XLV on Ebay ,,and well I blew it,,it did not even go for such a high price (1300),,I thought too much about it and waited,,,really I could kick...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,750
Posted By lipsee
I just missed out on a XLV750R,,man o man what a...

I just missed out on a XLV750R,,man o man what a great looking bike,,and its a Honda,and it has a shaft,,I kicking myself for not offering more,,,regards
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 381,114
Posted By lipsee
I'm sorry... For being an average Dutchy with...

I'm sorry... For being an average Dutchy with only 6,8 ft



With or without clogs? tuck a peep at your XLV750s ,,nice bikes,,,, I am hoping to get one this week,,,and do a recon,,,,again nice...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,285
Posted By lipsee
"I am seriously thinking leftover if I can raise...

"I am seriously thinking leftover if I can raise the cash, and the only thing that doesn't have me 100% is the lack of a shaft. I think this unit screams out for a shaft drive."[/QUOTE]

Hehehe ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 75,271
Posted By lipsee
I agree with all the above,but think instead of...

I agree with all the above,but think instead of adding extra cc,Honda should have added an extra disc.Me,I would take an NC any day,but I would say that as I own one!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 75,271
Posted By lipsee
Regarding filtering(or splitting as you folks...

Regarding filtering(or splitting as you folks call it) I find my X a little too wide in the bars dept,the S is better in that respect.Probably the 500 is better too..regards
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 47,023
Posted By lipsee
I have ridden neither bikes,but

Hi Chaz, I have ridden neither bikes ,but I too have a long weekly commute (200mls) I ride a Honda NC700x. As for the two bikes you mention,you must look at the long term ownership cost involved.I...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 519,354
Posted By lipsee
I fitted an enclosed chain to my old XS650,and it...

I fitted an enclosed chain to my old XS650,and it worked a treat,I ,m sure some after market wiz should be able to knock up a case for this suzy no trouble,,,I remember Yamaha actually fitted cases...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By lipsee
Checkout Falco,s ,,I really pleased with my...

Checkout Falco,s ,,I really pleased with my Mixto,s
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,569
Posted By lipsee
My bikes is same color as Mr Whackers (or there...

My bikes is same color as Mr Whackers (or there abouts) its a 75,,good condition for the year,,and abit of a beast...off the road at present,,needs abit of TLC.. but over all in good nick for the...
Forum: Europe 10-11-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By lipsee
I,m with mr wacker on this,,spend what you have...

I,m with mr wacker on this,,spend what you have got now,,,and then save for your next sickle...Try not to be in hock to the banking bastards... they onkly grow rich on your back,,,all the best
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,115
Posted By lipsee
My GL is still carrying the stock system,,but it...

My GL is still carrying the stock system,,but it has been repaired a few times.and is rather heavy..Not as that matter much on this type of bike..
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,115
Posted By lipsee
the ign advance seems ok,,I got the mech to check...

the ign advance seems ok,,I got the mech to check the timing which is ok.. my last thought was coils or maybe condenser,,so changed condenser,,guess what,,No change.......I may now bottle out...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,115
Posted By lipsee
Me ,myself and I have a 75 GL1000,it suffers from...

Me ,myself and I have a 75 GL1000,it suffers from a big hole in the bottom end of the power range,,I bought some recon carbs ,,No change,,I did the valves,No change,,checked IGN ,no change,,,washed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,799
Posted By lipsee
I just love big torquey motors too. I was bought...

I just love big torquey motors too. I was bought up on British twin cylinder iron,and we never dared to go over 4 thou.... I was always looking for a torquey modern bike,and I discovered the Honda NC...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By lipsee
Well I had a chinese bike ,,,Bashan 250,,it was a...

Well I had a chinese bike ,,,Bashan 250,,it was a knockoff Honda 230 I think,it was cheap,not perfect(far from it) but it was value for money against a new 230,not so much against a second hand...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 226,023
Posted By lipsee
Sorry Vintagespeed but your type of "Adventure"...

Sorry Vintagespeed but your type of "Adventure" sounds more like a type of Endurance test to me, perhaps the jap tv gameshows should get in on the act..
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,734
Posted By lipsee
.....................................................

.................................................................................................................................Me too I have a 1975 GL ,,its stock ,,but lets face it "its not the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,569
Posted By lipsee
Hi I own a 1975 GL1000,she sitting quitely in my...

Hi I own a 1975 GL1000,she sitting quitely in my garage awaiting tto get a miisfire fixed,,the orginaal exhaaust is really on its last legs,,being repair upteen times and now its past it..Will go for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,838
Posted By lipsee
I for one could not agree more !!!!! I think the...

I for one could not agree more !!!!! I think the same can be said for alot of Triumphs products unfortunately..............................................
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,301
Posted By lipsee
Get real guys there,s a recession on,,

Me myself and I cannot just shop for the best NEW stuff out there,,I have to duc and dive abit,,I bought a pair of leather bike pants in the charity shop,,,no label on them and just a tag saying made...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 33,690
Posted By lipsee
I went for the falco mixtos boot,its a similar...

I went for the falco mixtos boot,its a similar look to the Gaerne but alot cheaper and I dare say perhaps does not perform quite as well,,but for the money a great fitting boot.And just looking now...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,901
Posted By lipsee
They also had chaincases as a factory fit...

They also had chaincases as a factory fit option,,,why do,nt they do that now?
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,157
Posted By lipsee
Me too,,,(smoking kills) I picked up a JPS...

Me too,,,(smoking kills) I picked up a JPS norton leather jacket in a charity shop for 25,,fixed the zip and Bingo !!! lasted 2 years ,,and many more to go!!!
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