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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
Send him a link to the Yamaha and ask if he wants...

Send him a link to the Yamaha and ask if he wants to trade. :^)
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
I think it's the spell-check, he meant...

I think it's the spell-check, he meant disappointment.
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,094
Posted By SpeedyK
Or you can buy a jumpstarter for $40 with coupon...

Or you can buy a jumpstarter for $40 with coupon at Harbor Freight and use the 17ah battery inside. Not in the same league of course, and not arguing, in the interest of some future soul in a strange...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
Here's one that hasn't been done up yet, perfect...

Here's one that hasn't been done up yet, perfect for a low-budget short rider...http://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/mcy/5083720610.html

Not the most charismatic thing Honda ever made, but the engine...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By SpeedyK
bicycle spanner?

bicycle spanner?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
Now you can do a bobber totally in-house via...

Now you can do a bobber totally in-house via ADV...http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1075632
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
First they came for the Hondas, but I said...

First they came for the Hondas, but I said nothing, because who wants to argue with the kind of person who watches TV...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By SpeedyK
Wonder if a local shock guy could put it right....

Wonder if a local shock guy could put it right. Or maybe Moto Int has a takeoff...

Do IKON parts fit Koni?

Either way, nice bike.

I tend to take care on my future self with little notes on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,744
Posted By SpeedyK
ADV-appropriate Moto...

ADV-appropriate Moto Morini...http://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/mcy/5045650344.html

Not saying that there's anything wrong with the Sport. Always been curious about these, still haven't even seen...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By SpeedyK
Thanks for posting the photos, Nick, looks like...

Thanks for posting the photos, Nick, looks like good Eldo-riding country. Have friends near Huntsville, keep thinking I should ride up that way someday. You are more sanguine about bugs than I can...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,455
Posted By SpeedyK
Kuhn Rikon used to sell steel pans, I still use...

Kuhn Rikon used to sell steel pans, I still use one I got 30 years ago. Between aluminum and iron, weight-wise.

Don't see them on the website now, but the iron pans they sell look thinner than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By SpeedyK
In New Mexico, they don't take their trips on LDS.

In New Mexico, they don't take their trips on LDS.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
Unfortunately probably includes HD condoms.

Unfortunately probably includes HD condoms.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By SpeedyK
So much good riding around there, hope they got...

So much good riding around there, hope they got to sample some of it.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
It might just keep up with my Eldo. :^)

It might just keep up with my Eldo. :^)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By SpeedyK
Thank you for all you do.

Thank you for all you do.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
One more wheel and he'd have a powerful inline...

One more wheel and he'd have a powerful inline skate.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,629
Posted By SpeedyK
Anything of use here? ...

Anything of use here? http://www.thisoldtractor.com/moto_guzzi_tonti.html
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,629
Posted By SpeedyK
When I had a similar issue with the point...

When I had a similar issue with the point ignition on my Eldo, the primary wire was broken inside. PO had put lots of shrink over it, which held the outer parts together.

I made the replacement...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,108
Posted By SpeedyK
The bike, whatever it's value, was made to...

The bike, whatever it's value, was made to operate and not sit. All the fluids, including brake fluid will deteriorate with time, yet they also keep seals and o-rings intact by being present in their...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By SpeedyK
Good taste, Ricardo.

Good taste, Ricardo.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
Another word...Castrato

Another word...Castrato
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,483
Posted By SpeedyK
They might both fit in a u-haul 5 x 8 box. Those...

They might both fit in a u-haul 5 x 8 box. Those have tie-downs at each corner. Put a bunch of old bedding, foam, pillows, etc around them. The 5x8 is taller which makes loading easier. If you buy a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By SpeedyK
Your bike, but the proportions of the Seca 550...

Your bike, but the proportions of the Seca 550 are lovely. One of the best looking UJM's ever made.

Look at the first photo, even with the different paint the design shines through.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,665
Posted By SpeedyK
Well, there's the "rope trick", one cylinder...

Well, there's the "rope trick", one cylinder approaching TDC with both valves closed, plug out, stuff rope in to fill and push against, leaving the end sticking out to pull when finished. I carry a...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By SpeedyK
I found myself wondering, "What would Malraux...

I found myself wondering, "What would Malraux have to say about this concern?"

Hope this is reassuring.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By SpeedyK
Sounds like the clutch splines might be the real...

Sounds like the clutch splines might be the real issue. If you search the Guzzi forums, there's a trick involving (I think) alcohol in the clutch chamber and some rinsing out. I'd be tempted to shoot...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,665
Posted By SpeedyK
Big end shells another place to look. They do rot...

Big end shells another place to look. They do rot if let sit.

The replacement gears have a mixed rep.

Maybe call Moto Guzzi Classics and see what Mark says. If you need parts he'd be the first...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 468,904
Posted By SpeedyK
I'd ask if he was sure he had the dollar to give...

I'd ask if he was sure he had the dollar to give me for my trouble.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,643
Posted By SpeedyK
It could be that Gore isn't making more of that...

It could be that Gore isn't making more of that leather.

Or it could be that it's now an exclusive product. If BMW continues to offer the Atlantis...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,643
Posted By SpeedyK
End of Life for Aerostich Transit

http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=ee4b1c8a3cb628702757dff67&id=7d4e5a8213&e=19d3672dcf
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By SpeedyK
Wow. And cool bike. Thanks.

Wow. And cool bike. Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,541
Posted By SpeedyK
Nice that your asylum has internet access. In...

Nice that your asylum has internet access. In your dreams, do the motorcycles have factories where they build disposable people?
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,822
Posted By SpeedyK
If it's just you and you want to travel light,...

If it's just you and you want to travel light, consider a bivy bag. Like this one, which I found used...http://www.trailspace.com/gear/outdoor-research/alpine-bivy/

Or this...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-17-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,481
Posted By SpeedyK
Lovely work. Any video of it going?

Lovely work. Any video of it going?
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By SpeedyK
Are you countersteering? Makes for more positive...

Are you countersteering? Makes for more positive cornering.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By SpeedyK
This is the page you want for Aerostich on a...

This is the page you want for Aerostich on a budget...http://www.aerostich.com/sale?cat=550
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By SpeedyK
I haven't been concerned about my calves, but...

I haven't been concerned about my calves, but looking down they don't seem outsized.

I have Combat Touring Lights and something Oxtar in a road boot, both work fine. Just replace that lacing on...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By SpeedyK
For a while I wore Aerostich Transit pants over...

For a while I wore Aerostich Transit pants over dungarees, went up a waist size and it worked nicely. They are low-rise, so there isn't as much bunching around the middle.

Not a cheap option, but...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,882
Posted By SpeedyK
Might be how it was invented. :^) Well,...

Might be how it was invented. :^)

Well, there goes my patent.
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