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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,912
Posted By Vince
That must have a contact patch the size of a...

That must have a contact patch the size of a match,with the power of a Busa,nuts
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,737
Posted By Vince
About 20 years ago I spent some time working on...

About 20 years ago I spent some time working on the forth Bolton and Watt beam engine,made in 1785,Ever nut and bolt was individually hand made to whatever the bloke making it thought might work and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 839,137
Posted By Vince
It could have been a hell of a lot worse,had an...

It could have been a hell of a lot worse,had an XT 500 catch on fire on a loamy dirt trail,15 blokes tried to bury it to stop the blaze,gave up after the fuel started boiling,gas cap was like an oxy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vince
I have an 05 TE 250,its a fantasic single track...

I have an 05 TE 250,its a fantasic single track bike.But it has a really close ratio gearbox.The 250 screams its arse off trying to do 100kph on transport stages,gear it up and you then need to...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-19-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,513
Posted By Vince
I used that bearing stick once,a Loctite product...

I used that bearing stick once,a Loctite product on a Ducati.It lasted approx 600ks,I felt a bang and the wheel locked for a second.I had no idea that it was the bearing braking loose,taking bits of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,460
Posted By Vince
Make sure you dont have compressed crap in the...

Make sure you dont have compressed crap in the bottom of the primary bolt holes.
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,517
Posted By Vince
Thanks for that,I know the address,I think.Stayed...

Thanks for that,I know the address,I think.Stayed there a few times when he first moved down,bent a couple of valves 5ks out of there turning my triple into a twin once.Helped pour the slab for his...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,517
Posted By Vince
Buggar me,Not The Dave Doust with the pink and...

Buggar me,Not The Dave Doust with the pink and purple GT Bevel,if it is please say Gooday from Vince in Sydney with the Laverda,havnt seen him in a good few years.
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,619
Posted By Vince
The bloke on the Bimota is Steve B,another...

The bloke on the Bimota is Steve B,another Laverda tragic.The Carberry is built by more Laverda tragics and Ians V8 was being ridden by Greg P ,also another Laverda nut Dont get the lack of vids out...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,619
Posted By Vince
I posted the vids on the Laverda Forum,there was...

I posted the vids on the Laverda Forum,there was a few members featured in the vids.Just how much fun does that look,nice bit of editing.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 60,284
Posted By Vince
If your Air Hawk is causing you problems in the...

If your Air Hawk is causing you problems in the twistys you have to much air in it,your arse is supposed to be JUST suspended off the seat a bees dick.To much air is like sitting on a huge greased...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Vince
Sadly missed,is there any riders over a certain...

Sadly missed,is there any riders over a certain age who haven't stayed there,seen the car,travelled up the hill up the road for looking for mobile reception,heard about the feud with the old lady...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,265
Posted By Vince
Good rebuild story,especially happy its resized...

Good rebuild story,especially happy its resized on page 2.I don't have a 3 mitre wide computer screen.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Vince
The white ones are complete crap,been spoked...

The white ones are complete crap,been spoked about on the Itailian bike sites for a while.Try finding non white ones,old stock.Good luck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,912
Posted By Vince
Spot on,100% the right answer

Spot on,100% the right answer
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 653,800
Posted By Vince
Google his name,plenty of info out there.

Google his name,plenty of info out there.
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By Vince
Just spoke to a mate who travelled a similar...

Just spoke to a mate who travelled a similar route,3 offs with one serious injury.Reminded me why I avoid riding with them.Don't want to bag them to much but we did the same trip 3 months ago,far...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 653,800
Posted By Vince
Thats Eric Debinaham{sp} used to watch him on...

Thats Eric Debinaham{sp} used to watch him on that Norvin at Amaroo,usually him and daylight.Very fast.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,999
Posted By Vince
Andy take care that the Oxford controller doesn't...

Andy take care that the Oxford controller doesn't separate the top from the bottom,mine has a cable tie around it after it happened.Still works OK though.The LEDs that show the temp are bloody hard...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 165,718
Posted By Vince
The engine is huge,plenty were used in speedway...

The engine is huge,plenty were used in speedway sidecars and lots of experiance in making big housepower with them in OZ.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-22-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,302
Posted By Vince
So Andy gets one shot at getting this right from...

So Andy gets one shot at getting this right from 3000ks away,I expect he does get a bit anxious at this stupid reply.
But it does allow yourself a free kick.You mist be close to wetting yourself...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,460
Posted By Vince
After all the work to fit that fantastic side...

After all the work to fit that fantastic side cover I would not be going with Hagons if you plan of actually using it in any way like its intended.I would be looking at a set of Icons,what used to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,064
Views: 3,144,790
Posted By Vince
Thats some set of wheels there,not to meantion...

Thats some set of wheels there,not to meantion the exhaust.Love that pipe setup
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 41,786
Posted By Vince
Not a chance in hell of putting that out.Had an...

Not a chance in hell of putting that out.Had an old bike burn on a ride once and 10 blokes virtually buried it and it kept going.The fuel was boiling and coming out the tank breather like an Oxy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 330,115
Posted By Vince
Its the latest vid,the one with the mid corner...

Its the latest vid,the one with the mid corner collision.The Harley has a Revolver mounted in a leather holster on the left side of the bike where the shock would be on twin shock bikes.Stood out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 330,115
Posted By Vince
So am I the only one who noticed the pistol...

So am I the only one who noticed the pistol mounted to the rear of the Harley.Its that common a thing over there.As I earlier shorely its a fake and for decoration.Hard to belive its real and just...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Vince
I went to MCA when it was at Paramatta for my...

I went to MCA when it was at Paramatta for my last dirt bike style helmet.Tried dozens and found 1 that was big enough,some took skin off trying them on.No problems with road helmets but not easy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By Vince
King tides out there,keep an eye out for water on...

King tides out there,keep an eye out for water on the road,hard to believe I know.Also take care on the blind bends,the locals like a lot of the road.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,201
Posted By Vince
Definatly take it for a ride.Thats the creme when...

Definatly take it for a ride.Thats the creme when your doing a rolling resto.Be intersting to see how the carb work worked,so to speak.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 330,115
Posted By Vince
Who disarmed the Harley rider,must have been a...

Who disarmed the Harley rider,must have been a decorative piston surely.Someone should tell all those lowsiders about not tapping the go switch so hard before the apex.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 144,508
Posted By Vince
What does rear preload is wound up hard mean.I...

What does rear preload is wound up hard mean.I dont have one but every bike I have owned requires setting the sag at the rear at 1/3 travel.Or am I missing something.BTW it needs to be changed from...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By Vince
Caught it last night,looks good

Caught it last night,looks good
Forum: Australia 12-21-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,658
Posted By Vince
The kid did,he rode a Harley.

The kid did,he rode a Harley.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,658
Posted By Vince
The movie where Elvis rode a Honda was call...

The movie where Elvis rode a Honda was call Roustabout.He crashes it and works at the carnival to repair it,at one point he attempts to ride the Wall of Death.Also on a Honda I think.At least there...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,417
Posted By Vince
That is a huge amount of tuning info on 4 valve...

That is a huge amount of tuning info on 4 valve Ducatis at Brad Blacks site out of Melbourne OZ.Its a small Ducati world so you probably have seen some of Brads posts.Time for me to do a catch up...
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 26,476
Posted By Vince
Hi I am after a twin shock setup for a 1975...

Hi I am after a twin shock setup for a 1975 Laverda Triple.They need to be between 360 and 380mm long,adjustable length would be nice.I weight 120kg
Thanks Vince
Forum: Australia 11-27-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,645
Posted By Vince
Did it a month ago on my Laverda,easy dirt,fun...

Did it a month ago on my Laverda,easy dirt,fun chasing a couple of GS bmws in the group.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 866,493
Posted By Vince
I have never heard a Vincent spin up so...

I have never heard a Vincent spin up so fast,really impressive
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,419
Posted By Vince
Wish I had seen there a while ago.Looks like a...

Wish I had seen there a while ago.Looks like a good thing,cheaper than the $80 Italian padded pushy ones I bought too
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,419
Posted By Vince
One Delordo carb flooded,after some head...

One Delordo carb flooded,after some head scratching he found the breather hose had melted closed on the exhaust.Thats it,3000k at hammer speed,some at unmentionable ,no wont go there, for 4 days...
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