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Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Skowinski
:nod This is how it's done. Simple.

:nod This is how it's done. Simple.
Forum: Racing 10-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,263
Posted By Skowinski
Go Rossi, I love it when the old guy wins! :lol3 ...

Go Rossi, I love it when the old guy wins! :lol3 :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 172,471
Posted By Skowinski
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,263
Posted By Skowinski
Love it. That dates to the era when I first...

Love it. That dates to the era when I first watched the GP's, when names like Rainey, Schwantz, Doohan, and Lawson were out there. :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 257,330
Posted By Skowinski
Wow, if I had that many Vincents I could sell a...

Wow, if I had that many Vincents I could sell a few and retire! :D
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,263
Posted By Skowinski
At Philip Island? :lol3 Unpredictable weather and...

At Philip Island? :lol3 Unpredictable weather and dead sheep seem to be how things go there.
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 11,263
Posted By Skowinski
Rossi Lorenzo Pedrosa ....... Marquez...

Rossi
Lorenzo
Pedrosa
....... Marquez finishes in 11th after running off while trying to pass for the lead
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,686
Posted By Skowinski
Closeup of transmission. ...

Closeup of transmission.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Honda%20CB500%20Restore/TransmissionCloseup_zps4681ff80.jpg

Crankcase halves assembled.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 431,918
Posted By Skowinski
Now that looks like my kind of campsite. No one...

Now that looks like my kind of campsite. No one else around. :freaky
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,059
Posted By Skowinski
It's great exposure for Ducati to qualify well,...

It's great exposure for Ducati to qualify well, but I think many discount it because of the rules.

Go Rossi !!!!!! :freaky
Forum: Racing 10-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,059
Posted By Skowinski
Old guy with a broken finger!

Old guy with a broken finger!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Skowinski
I may have, Apple Valley about ummm... 7 or 8...

I may have, Apple Valley about ummm... 7 or 8 years ago, I dunno. Rode that bike all over Utah and Colorado. Sold it about 2 years ago and miss it a lot!

Colorado...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By Skowinski
We helped a female friend get into riding. She...

We helped a female friend get into riding. She bought a used XT225 and was comfortable on it. I was quite surprised when I rode it, they are not just little beginner bikes, decent power, ok on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Skowinski
A great area to explore and it's cool enough now...

A great area to explore and it's cool enough now too, have fun! We were there just a few weekends ago.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1011467
Forum: Racing 10-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,059
Posted By Skowinski
Yeah, a little storm... ...

Yeah, a little storm...

http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/typhoon-vongfong-japan-threat-20141006
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 239,972
Posted By Skowinski
Until the last few years all my time riding...

Until the last few years all my time riding street bikes (about 40 years now) I've been on the hard edge sport bikes. Put some luggage on and go on a trip seeking twisty roads... there you go, sport...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 167,569
Posted By Skowinski
Well, aren't I a dummy, I had no idea about the...

Well, aren't I a dummy, I had no idea about the turn signals. :D

That gearing commander webpage is cool, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 167,569
Posted By Skowinski
tommymerle - If you're referring to my bike...

tommymerle - If you're referring to my bike above, the blue one... it came that way, I assumed it was the way all U.S. Pegaso's were. :dunno

I'm going to try a 17 tooth countershaft sprocket, up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Seems I see bits of the OST lots as I'm...

Seems I see bits of the OST lots as I'm travelling around the southwest.

Wasn't much after that last stretch, maybe 30 minutes on state highway 160 between Pahrump and Las Vegas, the loop around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
From Tecopa we went down the Old Spanish Trail...

From Tecopa we went down the Old Spanish Trail highway.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Mojave%20Overnighter%2014/OSPSign_zps869137b2.jpg

Nobody out there but us, the desert,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 154,204
Posted By Skowinski
This thread needs a bump, Skowinski-wife on a...

This thread needs a bump, Skowinski-wife on a recent overnight camping trip.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Mojave%20Overnighter%2014/HajimeWithLava_zps40361bfe.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Forgot I had this photo of Skowinski-wife back at...

Forgot I had this photo of Skowinski-wife back at the Cima Volcanic Field. I think she is really liking the BMW.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Yes, it is a great wide open and beautiful area -...

Yes, it is a great wide open and beautiful area - just about any time of the year except summer. :D

Headed out of Baker and through the beautiful little town of Tecopa.

...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Skowinski
Cool. Looks like doing it via electrolysis is...

Cool. Looks like doing it via electrolysis is really easy.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 167,569
Posted By Skowinski
Never seen those before!

Never seen those before!
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Skowinski
Agreed, the replaceable tip ones generally don't...

Agreed, the replaceable tip ones generally don't seem to be as good, and make sure the tips are large enough. Small thin tips in large holes = frustration. Also, be sure to keep pressure on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Lava flow on the right of the road. ...

Lava flow on the right of the road.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Mojave%20Overnighter%2014/LavaFlow_zps42f4c229.jpg

Rode on and stopped in Baker for gas. This place...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Went out on Cedar Canyon Rd and started the days...

Went out on Cedar Canyon Rd and started the days ride.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Mojave%20Overnighter%2014/CedarCanyonRd_zps89092748.jpg

We decided to take a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Thanks txplants. I have to give credit to my...

Thanks txplants. I have to give credit to my wife, she is the one who says "let's take some some of these zucchini and a few eggs". My first reaction is usally "what?, the eggs will break, etc" and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 167,569
Posted By Skowinski
The crash bars are Hepco Becker. They didn't...

The crash bars are Hepco Becker. They didn't really fit so well, some twisting and pulling to get the bolt holes lined up, and they interfere a bit with the stock skidplate (if you can call it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 384,175
Posted By Skowinski
From a ride report in Day Tripping. I think the...

From a ride report in Day Tripping. I think the look means "put the damn camera down and come help me!" :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 167,569
Posted By Skowinski
http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski...

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Aprilia%20Pegaso/PegasoMojave_zpsd4763806.jpg
Forum: Racing 09-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,742
Posted By Skowinski
I probably don't pay enough attention to the...

I probably don't pay enough attention to the details, but don't Ducati have some overall advantages running open class that is affecting (effecting? damn those words drive me crazy...) their results,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Yes, the southwestern deserts are beautiful...

Yes, the southwestern deserts are beautiful places. Most people drive through on interstates at 70 mph, looking out the window and thinking there is nothing out there. :deal

March or April are...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Skowinski
Anyone got a good link for doing the electrolysis...

Anyone got a good link for doing the electrolysis method? I have an old 1971 tank with some light rust that I need to do.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 576,944
Posted By Skowinski
^^^ damn, that looks pretty tasty!

^^^ damn, that looks pretty tasty!
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By Skowinski
I've always used ThreeBond 1104 and it seem's to...

I've always used ThreeBond 1104 and it seem's to have always worked fine in the past. If you look on their website they mention motorcycle covers, crankcase seals, etc for the 1104.

Edit: just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,416
Posted By Skowinski
Woke up as the sun was coming up. Camp at about...

Woke up as the sun was coming up. Camp at about 6 am.

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz112/Skowinski/Mojave%20Overnighter%2014/Morning6am_zpsd5b73180.jpg

Time for some breakfast! ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 431,918
Posted By Skowinski
That looks like my kind of "campground"! :freaky...

That looks like my kind of "campground"! :freaky



Went out to the Mojave National Preserve this past weekend, here's a pic of our campsite and the area.

...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Skowinski
Thanks mcma, that's what I thought. Don't know...

Thanks mcma, that's what I thought. Don't know why I worried so much over this part of reassembly in the past and made it more complicated that it needed to be.
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