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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By rtwdoug
you ruined the patina, David :lol3

you ruined the patina, David

:lol3
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,846
Views: 433,193
Posted By rtwdoug
who cares? imagine the wheelies!

who cares? imagine the wheelies!
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
it really didnt hurt much. Mostly its just the...

it really didnt hurt much. Mostly its just the paint.
the folks at the bar looked at it like it was a total loss, I was pretty happy that I was able to save it, & just laughed it off. They thought I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
Well Shit. Out for a ride, stopped for a coke,...

Well Shit. Out for a ride, stopped for a coke, and when I tried to start it back up, it backfired & caught the carb on fire. Throwing gravel on it didn't help, luckily there was a fire extinguisher...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
This is Ron, when he built it in 1947 ...

This is Ron, when he built it in 1947

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/20140727_083630_zpsu2alzvkj.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
If you took my advice on a honeymoon, you better...

If you took my advice on a honeymoon, you better stick around.
You will need my divorce advice soon.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
there were a couple other bikes that went too...

there were a couple other bikes that went too high, other'n that, I got some harley parts & some tools.
I mainly went for the midget racer. I didnt have one, & felt the need.....
:evil

Of course...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
was that you with the big toy hauler & the...

was that you with the big toy hauler & the triumph next to me?
why didnt you say anything?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
it was raced, I have a picture of the guy when he...

it was raced, I have a picture of the guy when he built it in 47. I am trying to find him now, I got it from the estate of the guy he sold it too years ago.
Ive heard the orig owner Ron Bernard is...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I got this at an auction recently. built in 1947,...

I got this at an auction recently. built in 1947, with a WW2 surplus WLA motor. Hasnt been run in 40+ years, but the motor turns over, so I'll try to fire it up soon :D

its got a direct drive in...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By rtwdoug
nice looking bike. Ive always got triumph...

nice looking bike.
Ive always got triumph parts laying around if you need something, just ask.
I designed a leather bag to fit on the tank rack, & my friend Gregory at bad&g custom leather makes...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
Oh, and I picked this up in Wichita KS a couple...

Oh, and I picked this up in Wichita KS a couple weeks ago. Id been hunting one for awhile, its a '36 Nimbus, made in Denmark. 750cc inline 4.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I finally got the bike up & running, havent put...

I finally got the bike up & running, havent put many miles on it yet, still doing some tuning & gotta fix a couple small oil leaks, finish the front brake, etc.

But I think it came out looking...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
probably never cuz you aint sposed to ride...

probably never

cuz you aint sposed to ride them bikes, they's just fer lookin at.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
yep, it was a good time. and the JD took editors...

yep, it was a good time. and the JD took editors choice in the bike show. :D
Forum: EMEA 06-27-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,255
Posted By rtwdoug
we can get you the green card for europe, but for...

we can get you the green card for europe, but for morocco, just buy it at the border.

when you stop to eat in morocco, find out the cost before you eat.

or you may end up in a heated arguement...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,959
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Posted By rtwdoug
Nope, they are all at the house, which I haven't...

Nope, they are all at the house, which I haven't seen in a month

:D

I will just be there havin fun, it will be good to see you again!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
Got the bike all together, added gas & oil, good...

Got the bike all together, added gas & oil, good spark, ready to go!

After 3 of us kicking on the bastard for 20 minutes & only getting a few farts, I thought I musta timed it wrong. I was gonna...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I have a spare generator, & I plan to be at...

I have a spare generator, & I plan to be at wauseon
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I loved the pipe that was on it, but when I...

I loved the pipe that was on it, but when I realized it was 15 pounds, & made out of cast iron, I didnt think it would last the trip without breaking something.
I'll probably put it back on after...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
Its getting close, the Smokeout chopper fest is...

Its getting close, the Smokeout chopper fest is next weekend, & I want to be riding it by then.
I think I will have it ready to start tomorrow.
(where have I heard THAT before?)

Anyhow, here is...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
nope, altho it was close, places within 20 miles...

nope, altho it was close, places within 20 miles of us were flooded.
we are on a hill tho, which helps alot

Ive seen pics, alot of BG got hammered.

Im at Jamies in MISS still, I think the JD...
Forum: EMEA 06-18-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,255
Posted By rtwdoug
yes, still works, we had a big travelers meeting...

yes, still works, we had a big travelers meeting this past week in BG, & things were really busy. I am in the US right now, but I told my friends to check the emails

Doug
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I got the valves all installed, & after lapping...

I got the valves all installed, & after lapping in the intake valve cups & sealing them up, Im hoping they wont leak. this is a known problem on JD's
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I took the JD over to my friend Jamie's house in...

I took the JD over to my friend Jamie's house in Mississippi. He's the best fabricator that I know, and I needed some parts made. I can think of what I need, but on some things, Im just not good...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5,846
Views: 433,193
Posted By rtwdoug
I just wanna test ride it. ^^^^^ :lol3

I just wanna test ride it. ^^^^^

:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
dividend checks are posted quarterly. ...

dividend checks are posted quarterly.

Unfortunately, the cost of the stamp has so far been more than the value of the check, so nothing has been sent out.

But if you stop by the shop, I will...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-09-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By rtwdoug
In the last year I've had 2 Brit's come here, buy...

In the last year I've had 2 Brit's come here, buy a bike, title & insure it, & take off on a trip, with no problems. So Florida is pretty easy for that.
Cheapest insurance seems to be thru...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
yes, conrods are drilled like that originally ...

yes, conrods are drilled like that originally

offset sprocket will )hopefully) clear the fat tire. I will know for sure when I get the tranny mounted.

I havent gotten around to that yet,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
I'm obviously WAAAAYYYY behind on the JD. I've...

I'm obviously WAAAAYYYY behind on the JD. I've slowly been pecking away at it. real slowly. seems I always get to where I need a part or something done I cant do myself, then I wait.

Anyhow, all...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
nope, wasnt me. Im always ridin something...

nope, wasnt me.
Im always ridin something different, makes it harder to keep tabs on me :)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
nope, had too much work to do here, & the bike...

nope, had too much work to do here, & the bike wasnt ready. I will shoot for june also
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
the thing going on now is some guys retracing CB...

the thing going on now is some guys retracing CB Bakers 1914 cross country ride. they are all on new enduro type bikes. Thats gotta be hard! :huh
the cannonball rally on old bikes is in september.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 121,920
Posted By rtwdoug
I dont even WANT a GS, and I'm tempted!

I dont even WANT a GS, and I'm tempted!
Forum: EMEA 04-22-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,255
Posted By rtwdoug
Hi Karam its not a problem, just email Ivo or...

Hi Karam
its not a problem, just email Ivo or Polly in Bulgaria
motocampbg@yahoo.com

Im in the US right now, but they will be able to help you.

Yes, you will need to buy insurance for Turkey...
Forum: EMEA 04-20-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By rtwdoug
cool :) you gonna be on your norton? I have a...

cool :)
you gonna be on your norton? I have a 68 fastback

any questions about the area, just ask me.

Doug
Forum: EMEA 04-20-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By rtwdoug
in may, the TF will probably be closed at the...

in may, the TF will probably be closed at the top. I went thru there last June, & the plows were just opening it up. But, you can still do some of it, ask the locals, they will know if its open.
the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
those are my racin boots. the flames add 6hp to...

those are my racin boots. the flames add 6hp to the bike. and they have that nice ankle patch for extra protection.

Safety Third!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 810,651
Posted By rtwdoug
Im hoping to run the '40 WLD at the Ohio mile in...

Im hoping to run the '40 WLD at the Ohio mile in a couple weeks.
The rear alloy hub was cracked, they are bad about doing that, even while just sitting. they are fragile, & the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,715,857
Posted By rtwdoug
Nope, not Charlie. Ive never met Charlie, but I...

Nope, not Charlie. Ive never met Charlie, but I think we'd get along good.

I'd still bust his balls, of course. And I think he's the kind of guy that would do it back to me.

or maybe he would...
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