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Forum: Australia Today, 12:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Old fart
Can't find Agentina on free to air anywhere

Can't find Agentina on free to air anywhere
Forum: Racing 04-12-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 50,518
Posted By Old fart
What's with the chain? All he needs is a hoodie.

What's with the chain? All he needs is a hoodie.
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Old fart
Worth the early rise if it's anywhere near as...

Worth the early rise if it's anywhere near as good as the first race.
Is anybody broadcasting Chinese F1 on free to air in OZ, can't find any reference to it.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-07-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 221,327
Posted By Old fart
Must have a weakness for water, every puddle he...

Must have a weakness for water, every puddle he could access he rode straight through the middle going out of his way to splash the camera.
Forum: Racing 04-06-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,198
Posted By Old fart
Was it later in the race when he wedged Crutchlow...

Was it later in the race when he wedged Crutchlow on the way through? I did watch the race but most of the coverage was with the excitement at the front.
Forum: Racing 04-06-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 20,198
Posted By Old fart
Didn't Marky Mark take out the Aprilia on the...

Didn't Marky Mark take out the Aprilia on the first turn?
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,920
Posted By Old fart
Fine loogin bike, needs a wash :D We just...

Fine loogin bike, needs a wash :D

We just got a blue one, very low K's but never been washed and has rust on the frame/chain guard/swingarm. I have pulled it to bits and painted the rusty...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,920
Posted By Old fart
Need piccies

Need piccies
Forum: Australia 03-30-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Old fart
Was well worth getting up at 4:30, what a race....

Was well worth getting up at 4:30, what a race. Those Rossi haters must be having bad days. :D
It will be interesting to see how Casey goes at the 8 hour.
Forum: Australia 03-29-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Old fart
Thanks folks, ole put the alarm on.

Thanks folks, ole put the alarm on.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-29-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Old fart
6V used to work well enough on those old machines.

6V used to work well enough on those old machines.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-29-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,813
Posted By Old fart
Similar set up on XLV and it has mebe 6"...

Similar set up on XLV and it has mebe 6" travel?
Forum: Australia 03-28-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,888
Posted By Old fart
Moto GP free to air?

Any free to air coverage on the GP tomorrow?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 1,481,347
Posted By Old fart
With Super Trapp if you use them much they make a...

With Super Trapp if you use them much they make a blotch on any thing near the outlets. It goes right around the ring bits and heats stuff as well as making a mess.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 1,481,347
Posted By Old fart
Laugh Price was that cheap to compensate for hearing...

Price was that cheap to compensate for hearing loss, I could hear it from OZ.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 193,389
Posted By Old fart
What a pretty bike, form follows function. ...

What a pretty bike, form follows function.

Really you can do what you like to older bikes, their yours. Just don't get upset when somebody calls it a hack or is critical of it's practicality. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,142
Posted By Old fart
Doing your Don Williams impersonation? :D My...

Doing your Don Williams impersonation? :D

My first competion event was on a DT1 in 1975, the DT was all painted up to look like a YZ, even made a low spanshun chamber. Was highly tricked with...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 298,846
Posted By Old fart
That's the sort of thing I was talking about,...

That's the sort of thing I was talking about, unless you are landing on a steep hill there's no way to recover from being so nose high.
Love the look of those Jawa Rickmans, do they run those on...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 298,846
Posted By Old fart
Doubt it, look at the bulge in the back of his...

Doubt it, look at the bulge in the back of his leather trousers.
The facial expression indicates "This is going to end bad".
Unless the hill goes up at 60 degrees on the landing area ole matey is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8,629
Views: 2,443,655
Posted By Old fart
You could join the group most BMW riders are...

You could join the group most BMW riders are members of IMHSA. International Men's Half Size Association.
For the support and fellowship of men with undersize genitals.
Any Harley comes with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,833
Views: 298,846
Posted By Old fart
Did he save it?

Did he save it?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 193,389
Posted By Old fart
This is the one that say's it all, no need for...

This is the one that say's it all, no need for further comment.
Euromad, my bikes are just built back to standard, nothing to see there.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,449
Posted By Old fart
What a bewdy. Just as well you got hold of it and...

What a bewdy. Just as well you got hold of it and not some dufus custom bike builder.
Possible mods include taking rear shocks of and putting a solid bar in there, lowered of coarse. Cover the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-06-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 221,327
Posted By Old fart
Do they employ a hunchback for those road tests?...

Do they employ a hunchback for those road tests? What's with the crouched rider style? Does it make him look like he's going faster? I REALLY like the hanging off the side while the bikes lean angle...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
Price really depends on what you think they are...

Price really depends on what you think they are worth, one like you describe with all the missing bits not running I would pay no more than maybe $400? I tried to sell a low K one on ebay in very...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,862
Posted By Old fart
Thread needs some BMW pictures, they never go...

Thread needs some BMW pictures, they never go long without putting BMW pictures on every thread no matter what the thread title or content is :D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,142
Posted By Old fart
Conehead?:D

Conehead?:D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 193,389
Posted By Old fart
Usually Yamaha 500's are very reliable, maybe...

Usually Yamaha 500's are very reliable, maybe it's rebelling against your treatment? How long did it take to brush all that mud on? Short back guard would make for wide mud stripe up your back and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,142
Posted By Old fart
You ridden old big two strokes much? Your...

You ridden old big two strokes much? Your arms/legs/bum go numb from the vibration. Your your dangly bits also go numb from the vibrations in the old metal tanks along with everything else.
Maybe...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,142
Posted By Old fart
Yip, I do have a couple of oldies I drag out. If...

Yip, I do have a couple of oldies I drag out. If you appreciate them for what they are they are great. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,142
Posted By Old fart
Why, sick of your arms not being numb? Like...

Why, sick of your arms not being numb?
Like everything looking blurred?
Sick of the front end not washing out?
Don't like 9 inches of rear shock travel, rather 3"?
Like the feel of numbnuts...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
Let that worry you when you see what they look...

Let that worry you when you see what they look like :D

I have heard of XLV's getting over 100,000 K's with original bores/pistons/rings.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
Yip usual Honda gasket, I did talk to somebody...

Yip usual Honda gasket, I did talk to somebody about making a solid copper one, he seemed to think it was feasible.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
What do you mean by stripping the motor, paint or...

What do you mean by stripping the motor, paint or mechanically? If it's running and got some compression I would try and keep it intact. As stated somewhere it's pretty hard getting gaskets for these...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
Will scrub up alright, with so much stuff missing...

Will scrub up alright, with so much stuff missing I wouldn't worry about a pristine restoration. Just get it looking good and ride the wheels off it.
A few of the older ones were stuck in the shed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Old fart
Not everyone :evil ...

Not everyone :evil

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Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,528
Views: 692,948
Posted By Old fart
That for left leg amputees? How could you ride...

That for left leg amputees? How could you ride that and not get badly burned?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-15-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,339
Posted By Old fart
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napier_Deltic ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napier_Deltic

This has more pistons than cylinders
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-13-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 221,327
Posted By Old fart
At about 38 seconds ole mate is goanna highside,...

At about 38 seconds ole mate is goanna highside, they move off to some other shot as he's about to eject.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,920
Posted By Old fart
Triffik, I'll keep an eye out for some older...

Triffik, I'll keep an eye out for some older ones. Is Rec ego worth the trouble in Vic? From what I read you can't even ride on forestry roads. I could get cocky rego, al least that would be OK round...
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