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Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
Why doesn't she have a nose, is she a fish or...

Why doesn't she have a nose, is she a fish or something?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 890,901
Posted By McJamie
Is he attempting to grow a new one?

Is he attempting to grow a new one?
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 1,557,732
Posted By McJamie
Going to the Bike Show tomorrow morning. I'm...

Going to the Bike Show tomorrow morning.
I'm sure I'll come back with a long list.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;26175763]The Tridays event...

[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;26175763]The Tridays event in Austria. Tridays has provided a lot of material for this thread.

More here:...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 3,366,574
Posted By McJamie
I now feel like the worst parent ever. I have a...

I now feel like the worst parent ever. I have a 250 Sherpa for my son, if[ he can pay for the insurance.
KZ 650's are brilliant little bikes. I would take one over most other mid-size bikes from...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 3,366,574
Posted By McJamie
I bet that makes some nice noises.

I bet that makes some nice noises.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
Great Photo.

Great Photo.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 3,366,574
Posted By McJamie
So long as they are always different colours, I'm...

So long as they are always different colours, I'm safe. Everytime I bring something home, she says " don't you already have one of those?". So long as it's a different colour that the answer is, no...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 41,331
Posted By McJamie
I'm curious if anyone has bought any of the...

I'm curious if anyone has bought any of the recent "Special Editions" that Triumph has offered in the last couple of years. I haven't noticed any pictures posted.


Like these two:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,248
Posted By McJamie
I always found the stock suspension a little on...

I always found the stock suspension a little on the soft side. Likely rebuilding it will help, but don't be afraid to consider a newer rear shock. Lockhart used to make these aftermarket pre-load...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 61,349
Posted By McJamie
I would say even a really boring bike, would be...

I would say even a really boring bike, would be nicer than an interesting car.
Having said that, I rode this a half dozens times after I bought it, and couldn't find anything exciting about it.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,131
Posted By McJamie
This one is done by a young friend of mine. He's...

This one is done by a young friend of mine. He's a car fanatic, but I have got him interested in bikes.
He does a lot of commissions and such too.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,248
Posted By McJamie
I have many fond memories of my 86 VF500. We...

I have many fond memories of my 86 VF500.
We spent a lot of time embarrassing much larger bikes.

Keep going, this is fun to watch.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By McJamie
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMI...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/IMG_0035_zps3c3b53db.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/IAMMCJAMIE/media/IMG_0035_zps3c3b53db.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By McJamie
I have one, not quite finished yet ( he said...

I have one, not quite finished yet ( he said after twenty years of working on it).
But you're right, not many around. There is a website for them ( A1A7.com ) I have also noticed a few of the guys...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
Yes she is, but she makes my amp go up to 12. I...

Yes she is, but she makes my amp go up to 12.
I still will watch re-runs of Voyageur, just to see her.

Anytime I see Elvira, I think of my favourite line from her movie;
After falling off a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,021
Posted By McJamie
That's very cool. That rear sprocket is...

That's very cool.
That rear sprocket is enormous!

4th gear wheelies? Top speed about 80mph?
But probably not a bike you are going to ride any sort of long distance, so I bet it works fine.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By McJamie
Good to know. There's not as many around here,...

Good to know.
There's not as many around here, as some other places.
I did test ride one when they were brand new, I had a buddy that worked at a dealership at the time. I really liked it. Nice &...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
I suspect because of that round bit that her not...

I suspect because of that round bit that her not really underwear doesn't cover.

Seems like a good enough reason to do most things.
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 965,546
Posted By McJamie
I also have a bit of soft spot for these, but can...

I also have a bit of soft spot for these, but can someone explain to me the current trend of painting side covers black instead of the same colour as the rest of the bike?

Especially with this...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
More of this please.

More of this please.
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 965,546
Posted By McJamie
My Eyes! My Eyes!:yikes

My Eyes!
My Eyes!:yikes
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,453
Views: 965,546
Posted By McJamie
That's the deluxe model, which is not available...

That's the deluxe model, which is not available in Canada ( probably because they have too many of last year's leftover). But if it were, that would be the top of my list easily.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,568
Posted By McJamie
Except I'd have to get rid of all my riding gear...

Except I'd have to get rid of all my riding gear and buy a retro metal flake, open face helmet and a plaid safety sweater ( only partially done up, so it flaps in the wind), so that fellow hipsters...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,021
Posted By McJamie
Looks like a waste of a perfectly nice set of...

Looks like a waste of a perfectly nice set of inverted forks. The tires are just goofy.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 940,226
Posted By McJamie
Sorry Doug, I'm a bit behind. But this thing is...

Sorry Doug, I'm a bit behind.
But this thing is beautiful! I'm not really a brit-bike guy, but that bike could probably change most people's minds.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 940,226
Posted By McJamie
I just finished watching the episode of American...

I just finished watching the episode of American Pickers, where they dig an old Indian up out of a lady's back yard. The stuff you have looks to be the same parts in the same condition.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 1,557,732
Posted By McJamie
That's actually the 1000, this is the 650 ...

That's actually the 1000, this is the 650

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/2015KawasakiVersys650_zps3e7d59a4.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-03-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By McJamie
I've always liked these bikes, especially the...

I've always liked these bikes, especially the first generation. I wanted one when they were new, but could never afford one.

Now that I could purchase one, I have heard that parts are difficult to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 38,107
Posted By McJamie
Or you are actually from Krypton, and just didn't...

Or you are actually from Krypton, and just didn't know it.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8,439
Views: 3,366,574
Posted By McJamie
That's pretty Bad-Ass. I suspect most of the...

That's pretty Bad-Ass.
I suspect most of the current crop of cruiser riders, that fancy them selves as "real bikers", would likely be too frightened to ride that.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
Totally works for me

Totally works for me
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By McJamie
At a quick glance, I knew the answer to the one...

At a quick glance, I knew the answer to the one about the TT being cancelled in 2001 ( That was the whole Mad Cow thing, right?). And the one about Michelle Duff. I've met Michelle many times and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 96,298
Posted By McJamie
So are there enough of these on the road to form...

So are there enough of these on the road to form a verdict?
Is it worth getting a new one, or settling on a slightly used model.

And Kawasaki introducing a tweaked model half-way through the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 855,105
Posted By McJamie
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMI...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/IMG_8736_zps796d9f12.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/IAMMCJAMIE/media/IMG_8736_zps796d9f12.jpg.html)

Just make sure it's colour-matched...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 855,105
Posted By McJamie
I've been running heated grips on mine for about...

I've been running heated grips on mine for about 3 years now. No issues at all, even sitting still idling. I was thinking about adding a 12 volt outlet, but I would be concerned about running them at...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
Why is it that on this thread ( and it only seems...

Why is it that on this thread ( and it only seems to be this one ) that I sometimes can't access the last page?
Does anyone else have that happen?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16,717
Views: 10,256,668
Posted By McJamie
http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k101/WhiteHorse_...

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k101/WhiteHorse_2006/chp18487.jpg (http://s86.photobucket.com/user/WhiteHorse_2006/media/chp18487.jpg.html)

Lord Tunderin Jesus By!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By McJamie
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMI...

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b509/IAMMCJAMIE/Scan_zps7576db05.jpeg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/IAMMCJAMIE/media/Scan_zps7576db05.jpeg.html)

...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,361
Posted By McJamie
A properly set and updated TX 750 is a lovely...

A properly set and updated TX 750 is a lovely bike to ride.
Otherwise, it's boat anchor full of frustration and complication.
So if you really want one, buy the best you can get.
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