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Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-31-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 194,477
Posted By bill h
Question about a Garmin Nuvi 2597LMT

I am considering buying this unit. The question have is about deleting a waypoint while riding. Is it done easily? On my tomtom that it will replace, I have to go through a bunch of screens to delete...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-17-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,259
Posted By bill h
creating and using a custom route in Sygic GPS on a Android phone

Here is how I created and used a custom route in Sygic GPS. I like Sygic because it allows you make a route on the roads you want to ride and you can skip a waypoint on the fly with 2 presses,...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 12-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 23,767
Posted By bill h
With osmand/osmand+, can you cancel/bypass/delete...

With osmand/osmand+, can you cancel/bypass/delete a waypoint on the fly. For example, you are riding a custom route and a bridge is closed for repairs. You have to follow a detour but the waypoint is...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,976
Posted By bill h
HapHazard: I've been riding my 72 Commando since...

HapHazard: I've been riding my 72 Commando since 1977 and now that I am old, I can say it is just about right.

Here are some things to consider, I apologize in advance, if you aware of the things...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 130,561
Posted By bill h
1967 650SS <a...

1967 650SS

<a href="http://s103.beta.photobucket.com/user/MILANOMAN/media/650ss009.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m156/MILANOMAN/650ss009.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,714
Posted By bill h
thanks for posting the pics. now i don't have to...

thanks for posting the pics. now i don't have to :D.
oley is always a fun day.
i enjoy when i spot a bike i have never even heard of before.
that victoria bergmeister is this years winner.
...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 08-18-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,991
Posted By bill h
thanks for your work rtadlock can you help...

thanks for your work rtadlock

can you help setting the path to gpsbabel?
i am running windows 7 64 bit.
i noticed that there are 2 .exe files in the gps babel folder .
i have tried to use :
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By bill h
2011 antique motorcycle club of america meet oley pa

here is a link to a slideshow i posted in old's cool

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15802165#post15802165

bill
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,347
Posted By bill h
2011 antique motorcycle club of america meet oley pennsylvania

i fired up my commando yesterday and rode to the perkiomen chapter AMCA meet in oley pa yesterday, a great day.
here is a link to a slideshow of photos i took.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By bill h
antique motorcycle club of america meet at oley pa this weekend

just a heads up to a great event

Date: April 29,30 May 1, 2011
Location: Oley Fairgrounds -- Oley, PA

Put on by the Perkiomen Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America,
show and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,646
Posted By bill h
how about adding bar end signals like these ...

how about adding bar end signals like these

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-universal-vintage-bar-end-pair-turn-signals-14550-/360342771160?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item53e61a55d8...
Forum: Hacks 02-13-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,822
Posted By bill h
20 super sidecars

http://nowthatsnifty.blogspot.com/2011/02/20-super-sidecars.html
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By bill h
it's bad you know

sick of winter

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bill
2002 mz skorpion...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,655
Posted By bill h
what do people live for

ok it's a taiwan bank commercial but it is in the spirit of the original post.
"let's ride motorcycles"

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Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-04-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By bill h
question for garminfone users

i have read that mapsource does not work with the garminfone. if that is true,
is there a method or 3rd party app for creating self plotted routes, in google maps for example, on the desktop and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,211
Posted By bill h
i saw r.l. burnside's its bad you know posted in...

i saw r.l. burnside's its bad you know posted in the what are you listen to thread in jo momma and it reminded me of this:

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Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By bill h
the right line vintage motorcycle race film

i found these on youtube

a good diversion for a winter day

my favorite part is in part 2 with bob macintyre in his shop working on a manx norton and then he rides it on the track.

here are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,053
Posted By bill h
yes i am an alfista the 164 is my daily driver...

yes i am an alfista
the 164 is my daily driver or i should say my monthly driver as i'm retired and in good weather prefer one of the bikes.
my wife has a milano 3 liter and i'm restoring a 73...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By bill h
atrip to the kempton hotel on a norton 650ss

posted in day trippin'

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=14288105#post14288105
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,053
Posted By bill h
a trip to the kempton hotel on a norton 650ss

one of my favorite riding destinations is the kempton hotel in kempton pennsylvania. why? stick with me and it will be revealed. last fall, i finished the restoration of a 1967 norton 650ss from a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By bill h
try here ...

try here

http://www.carterpowersports.com/productdetail.htm?productId=7895953

bill
72 norton commando
71 triumph t100c
67 norton 650ss
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By bill h
to the nauti goose via northern delaware and maryland

there is nothing like a crabcake sandwich and a cold beer overlooking the chesapeake bay on a hot august day. i met up with the other members of the retired guys mc in media and wandered thru the arc...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 59,714
Posted By bill h
ride to bube's in mount joy pa

posted in day trips

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13862277#post13862277
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By bill h
day trip to bube's for some gemütlichkeit

and some beer. last wednesday, i traveled to media via the blue route I-476 to meet up with my riding buddies, steve and fritz, for a trip to bube's brewery in mount joy, pa. we have been riding...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,123
Posted By bill h
try fiberglass resin and matting. clean off the...

try fiberglass resin and matting. clean off the rust, abrade, treat with picklex, ospho etc. then use automotive grade resin. evercoat is a brand i have used.
i patched a metal gas tank on a alfa...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,092
Posted By bill h
that's a great bike don't forget the to put...

that's a great bike
don't forget the to put cleaning the clutch plates on your short list.
the later engines share engine oil with the primary. the clutch was designed as a dry clutch that now runs...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,112
Posted By bill h
your bike is outstanding! here are 2 links...

your bike is outstanding!

here are 2 links to an amal troubleshooting & tuning

1. http://www.jba.bc.ca/Bushmans%20Carb%20Tuning.html

2. http://www.britcycle.com/Manuals/amaltune.pdf i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By bill h
question about river road/old mine road jersey side del water gap

can anyone tell me about this road? is it paved? well maintained in good condition?
i'm planning a trip in june and the old norton doesn't do well on gravel.

thanks

bill
72 norton commando...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By bill h
some photos from the AMCA Oley PA meet saturday

so i rode my norton 650ss to oley on saturday. i restored it from a basketcase last summer and fall. this was the first "long" ride. it ran like a champ.:clap

here is a slideshow.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,674
Posted By bill h
i say go for it it looks to be pretty complete....

i say go for it
it looks to be pretty complete.
if you want to go very fast do it on a modern machine.
as other have said send the crankshaft rod and pistons to someone who knows nortons and have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,120
Posted By bill h
Oley PA AMCA meet this weekend

just a heads up to a great event

Date: April 23-25, 2010
Location: Oley Fairgrounds -- Oley, PA
Put on by the Perkiomen Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America, the Oley, PA swapmeet...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,658
Posted By bill h
sergeant joe said: "With the coluor tune the left...

sergeant joe said: "With the coluor tune the left cylinder fills the bowl with an orange flame all the way around, but the left only shows a blue spark going straight to the side of the bowl in a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,658
Posted By bill h
hey sarge a boyer is a wasted spark system that...

hey sarge
a boyer is a wasted spark system that fires both plugs simultaneously and since you switched the leads and got the same result on the right side and you are using a color tune to view the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,034
Posted By bill h
Laugh hi there sarge: i recommend that if you don't...

hi there sarge:
i recommend that if you don't have the factory workshop manual get one.
also consider haynes, clymer, and chilton manuals as well. the all have different photos and work arounds....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By bill h
geezers garage

check out this tv pilot.

i would be right at home with these guys
commando vs indian at the end
boy they sound great
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,807
Posted By bill h
zellmannia said "GORGEOUS BIKE!!! Love the...

zellmannia said
"GORGEOUS BIKE!!! Love the light and dark gray paint scheme "
i was going for the "polychromatic gray " that the dommie's of the 50's used.
i was going to to "two tone " tank but...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,807
Posted By bill h
time for another norton

here's my 1967 650ss this is the third britbike i restored since i retired.
i bought it as a basket case some years ago.

<a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By bill h
the shuttleworth snap

In a fifty mile race I am the best
I ride five miles and skid the rest

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Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By bill h
i use progressive, they have comprehensive based...

i use progressive, they have comprehensive based on agreed value.
they are very very reasonable.
i also have their roadside assistance which is dirt cheap.

bill
93 ducati 907ie
72 norton...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By bill h
british motorcycle history on you tube

this is a history of british motorcycles put up on you tube by a guy from vancouver,canada who makes and sells gaskets for brit bikes. his exclusive means of transportation is a bsa 441 victor, ...
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