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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-19-2015, 07:04 AM
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Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Also occasionally visit a forum called Do the...

Also occasionally visit a forum called Do the Ton. Folks mostly into cafe racer styles, but also just into modding bikes...trackers, bobbers, etc. This is the third or fourth year a group of them...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
OMG!! How in the world did I miss that..........

OMG!! How in the world did I miss that....... "Old Goat, Charlie, and *THAN*"...old guys.

Did you catch that, old goat, he put Than in with your age group :deal
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Can't do it. Already had a 4-day weekend ride...

Can't do it. Already had a 4-day weekend ride down in east Kentucky scheduled the weekend after your gathering. Five of us going down to meet up with another 40-50 folks.

That's about the busiest...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Says the guy who still navigates with his compass...

Says the guy who still navigates with his compass and sextant.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
In your case, that's likely age related. Just be...

In your case, that's likely age related. Just be sure to carry an ID card with your home address and emergency contact info and folks like Than will be sure to help you get home safe.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
My first race bike: ...

My first race bike:

https://www.aspiescentral.com/attachments/2011-04-02-afv62128aurthurmitchell-jpg.9574/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Karras, Starr? Joe Schmidt, Paul Horning, Ray...

Karras, Starr? Joe Schmidt, Paul Horning, Ray Nitschke. Night-Train Lane. I even remember Johnny U and Y A Tittle.

Hell, I remember the first Helmet I wore in JrHS........it was leather!!!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Merry Christmas all you fyyff'ers. ...

Merry Christmas all you fyyff'ers.

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Wellll, I guess we know who wears the apron...

Wellll, I guess we know who wears the apron strings in that family!!:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 06:30 PM
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Posted By CharlieT
Welllll.......at least in stoves. :evil

Welllll.......at least in stoves. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Hell if I had a chance to jump the inlaws Xmas,...

Hell if I had a chance to jump the inlaws Xmas, i"d be all over it. If she says anything about your choice, just tell her, Honey say what you mean and mean what you say., I just took you at your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 500,566
Posted By CharlieT
http://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/mcy/4787236792.htm...

http://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/mcy/4787236792.html


Only $8000??? Hmmm....NADA book is more like $2000.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Bring it down to the Xmas party with...

Bring it down to the Xmas party with you.:deal:deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
That time of year again. DOn't have to belong to...

That time of year again. DOn't have to belong to the VJMC, ride a Japanese bike or even ride a vintage bike. All bikers are welcome.....and its for a good cause, too.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
I was riding the Valkyrie to work one day when it...

I was riding the Valkyrie to work one day when it was in the 20's, snow on the ground, but the roads were clear. Got about 5mi from the house and hit a patch of black ice. When a dam near 800lb bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Happy Thanksgiving all you turkey-headed ADV...

Happy Thanksgiving all you turkey-headed ADV bastards!

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 500,566
Posted By CharlieT
Runs like a champ...but needs a battery and a...

Runs like a champ...but needs a battery and a coil? Hhmmmm, doesn't need those items in order to run like a champ, eh.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2014, 12:23 PM
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Views: 735,777
Posted By CharlieT
Don't need all those parts, plus there's this...

Don't need all those parts, plus there's this darn thing called Lake Michigan between us, but you interested in selling that seat separately?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-03-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Ok question for the group. Apparently the license...

Ok question for the group. Apparently the license plate off my three rail bike trailer got stolen. Have had that same plate since MI went to that permanent trailer plate system. Can't find the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-31-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Actually there is a little grey hair old-old lady...

Actually there is a little grey hair old-old lady in Galesburg that rides one of those all over town. We put a new battery in it for her and fixed a few other minor issues. We do what we can to help...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-31-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Only the healthy, strong old bastards. The feeble...

Only the healthy, strong old bastards. The feeble ones ride scooters. Maybe you should try to find one of these.

http://www.scooterdepot.us/media/catalog/product/m/c/mc_ts50_801.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-31-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Joining the blue hair crowd , eh? We will have...

Joining the blue hair crowd , eh? We will have to start calling you "Scooter", you know.:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 07:26 AM
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Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
We need pics of that po' mans guzzi!

We need pics of that po' mans guzzi!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
You got a GL500 baby wing? And you don't ride...

You got a GL500 baby wing? And you don't ride it.....????
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Tournament? What, a pie eating contest?

Tournament? What, a pie eating contest?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2014, 11:49 AM
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Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Still alive and kickin'. Was in Colorado for a...

Still alive and kickin'. Was in Colorado for a week, flew out this time. Rotten weather half the time we were there. Did go to the Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum, saw a few bikes like I have or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-17-2014, 03:29 PM
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Views: 128,369
Posted By CharlieT
Any one in the OKC area willing and available to...

Any one in the OKC area willing and available to check out a bike? Will compensate for time/travel/trouble. Not 100% sure we will need someone or not, but if negotiations proceed well, would like to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 500,566
Posted By CharlieT
Without seeing it and only going by the pics,...

Without seeing it and only going by the pics, it's easily a $2200-2500 bike, depending on up close inspection.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Over oiled filter will make it run rich, not...

Over oiled filter will make it run rich, not lean. DO you know what jets are in it? What size carb?

The needle doesn't have any real effect at idle or at WFO to speak of. If it was a CR125 of that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
WHo jetted the carb? Typically buying an...

WHo jetted the carb? Typically buying an aftermarket carb, you tell them what it is going on and it comes pre-jetted.

There are three major components of jetting...the pilot, the needle and the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Don't know of anyone familiar with 2/ engines....

Don't know of anyone familiar with 2/ engines. :evil

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Don't know of anyone familiar with 2/ engines....

Don't know of anyone familiar with 2/ engines. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,065
Views: 500,566
Posted By CharlieT
Out of the box, new, they could turn 10 sec...

Out of the box, new, they could turn 10 sec quarters!

Price new doesn't have a dam thing to do with a bikes current value. We had a sandcast CB750, serial #353 in the shop last spring. It sold for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Obviously a law written by someone who has never...

Obviously a law written by someone who has never ridden down a washboard gravel road on a '60s or '70's bike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
From what I have seen, it is much safer to fall...

From what I have seen, it is much safer to fall over while sitting still.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Told Stephanie that with a little...

Told Stephanie that with a little clean-up/detailing we could probably double our money. She just laughed and said, "You'll never sell that one."

She knows me too well. Not the first time I've...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Well, i' somehow managed to sell a couple of...

Well, i' somehow managed to sell a couple of bikes, which I rarely ever do. So there was this big empty space in the pole barn at the shop that looked like it just needed something sitting there.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By CharlieT
Colorado Springs Motorcycle rental?

Title pretty much says it all, anywhere in/around the SPrings rent bikes??
Going to be there Oct 7th-14th and would love to find a bike to ride for a day or two.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
Single track, nah, but it sure can rip down fire...

Single track, nah, but it sure can rip down fire roads at 80-90mph with ease. Remember these bikes were designed and built to rule Baja, which they did for over a decade.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,135
Views: 438,077
Posted By CharlieT
That's the very back, behind the pole barn. THe...

That's the very back, behind the pole barn. THe pole barn is 1/2 my bikes and 1/2 customer bikes in for repair. Ask Than and a couple of others if my XR600 runs.:eek1
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