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Forum: Beasts Today, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 701,362
Posted By Old fart
If this bike is a prototype why go to all the...

If this bike is a prototype why go to all the trouble of having blinker mounts and unused brackets (Lower front looks to be for a guard of some sort) on the front of the frame?
At the very least...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 701,362
Posted By Old fart
With all the whinging on this thread about a bike...

With all the whinging on this thread about a bike that hasn't been released yet you wouldn't blame Honda for not exporting to the US.

In the land of the free and free enterprise with the...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 35,768
Posted By Old fart
Looks closer to a production bike than a...

Looks closer to a production bike than a prototype to me, don't be surprised if these are offered a lot sooner than those supposedly in the know are saying. Mebe on the market in numbers early next...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Old fart
Apart from all that white stuff lying around it...

Apart from all that white stuff lying around it looks like fun. The person who designed that top box had a sense of humour :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,246,971
Posted By Old fart
Anybody heard of changing the crank on these to a...

Anybody heard of changing the crank on these to a 270 degree?
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,119
Posted By Old fart
If you look on the down tube there is an unused...

If you look on the down tube there is an unused bracket, looks like a mount to cover the oil lines going from the case to the upper fairing.

To some other guesses, If Honda's XLV 750 a 30 year...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,119
Posted By Old fart
If you look at the centre of the sidecover which...

If you look at the centre of the sidecover which would be the crank centre, the distance to the join where the head is and the thing that "Looks" like a spark plug is enough to be a fairly decent...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,334
Posted By Old fart
No matter what you think of Casey and his racing...

No matter what you think of Casey and his racing you have to give him credit for pulling out when he wanted to on his own terms, he didn't want to put up with all the stuff that goes along with...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Old fart
CBX Doco

Documentary film being produced on the CBX, some nice footage in the trailer.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/550246611/pipe-dreams-the-movie
Forum: Racing 10-27-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,358
Posted By Old fart
Why MM still uses the same tactics he used in 3...

Why MM still uses the same tactics he used in 3 and moto2?
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 72,495
Posted By Old fart
:D Bloody kids

:D Bloody kids
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,886
Posted By Old fart
Looks like all the punters were to busy beating...

Looks like all the punters were to busy beating their chests to put the rubbish in the bin, is it mandatory just to throw your stuff on the ground?
:evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,920
Posted By Old fart
The TT front hubs look small compared to the XT...

The TT front hubs look small compared to the XT ones, you would think for better braking a larger one would have been fitted to the TT?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By Old fart
You obviously didn't start the bike with that...

You obviously didn't start the bike with that straight through exhaust with the dog sitting there :evil
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 607,930
Posted By Old fart
Nice flares, youth of the seventies :D

Nice flares, youth of the seventies :D
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 128,823
Posted By Old fart
Going to thin out our bikes a bit, going to sell...

Going to thin out our bikes a bit, going to sell this one
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938499&page=9
Located in Victoria, Oz.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 701,362
Posted By Old fart
If you can have an ADV bike with them sticking...

If you can have an ADV bike with them sticking out the side like BMW's original G/S through to the liquid cooled giant pig (They have sold a couple) then why not horizontal sticking out the front?
...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 701,362
Posted By Old fart
Truth be known these are the bike everybody...

Truth be known these are the bike everybody should be riding. This thread seems to be people screaming for a factory desert racer for the price of an Asian produced scooter. 95% of the big bore...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 334,745
Posted By Old fart
Looks like a Thrush, either PT6 or Walter powered

Looks like a Thrush, either PT6 or Walter powered
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,916
Posted By Old fart
Nothing is missing, bike buyers mostly are mob of...

Nothing is missing, bike buyers mostly are mob of fashion following trendy hipsters who only buy what they think is their ideal bike, going on the 15 minute ride they just had on their friends rigid...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 128,823
Posted By Old fart
This engine was designed to be an XLV 750 engine,...

This engine was designed to be an XLV 750 engine, they did happen to use it (highly modified and changed to chain drive) on some of the Flat trackers, they also used a CX 500 engine bored stroked and...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 128,823
Posted By Old fart
Not a problem, if you drain the frame and sump...

Not a problem, if you drain the frame and sump first. As with any oil change a wipe with a rag and it's all good. These machines with three valve heads, hydraulic tappets and oil/air cooling are very...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,780
Posted By Old fart
Marquez has changed in the last twelve months,...

Marquez has changed in the last twelve months, even on the podium he looks a lot more grown up/mature. Todays race he just circulated and took the advantage of other racers mistakes, no...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 128,823
Posted By Old fart
Looks like you've redone the pipes, did you lose...

Looks like you've redone the pipes, did you lose much low end having a straight pipes?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
40 days to go but who's counting :D ...

40 days to go but who's counting :D


That's what I was describing with the litter on the roads, Australia is bad and it's usually the locals rather than tourist or visitors.



It's sad,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Hiho Red, go for the new pipe. You will be...

Hiho Red, go for the new pipe. You will be forever plugging/patching the old one. Positive side is with a new pipe you won't be annoying anybody.

I agree with the codes of behaviour or...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 410,904
Posted By Old fart
Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D

Bewdy, maybe if your in the Stoner family :D
Forum: Battle scooters 07-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here...

Yes, still doing the flying thing. The work here is fungicide spraying for disease on most crops from flax/canola/wheat, normally there is not much bug spraying. I'm about 50 miles from the US border...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Bin werkin Back in the middle of the...

Bin werkin



Back in the middle of the country now, on the Prairies. Seeing lots of wildlife from the air, Moose, Deer both Antelope and Mulies, Badgers, Coyotes. Have seen quite a few Coyote...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Postie Strayliyan madness. ...

Postie Strayliyan madness.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=929051
Forum: Racing 07-16-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 410,904
Posted By Old fart
I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The...

I can't see anything to gain, only negatives. The Moto 2 field is bigger and the pool of competitive riders is bigger. MM has been very lucky with falls so far, it has to run out soon. The next fall...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,101
Posted By Old fart
nuther bag with a fag

nuther bag with a fag
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 128,823
Posted By Old fart
I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few...

I've got a Gel in mine, only fitted it a few months ago so no real feedback yet. The reason I went Gel was no vent, the original has that vent that goes down the side and when the bike is over on...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,981
Posted By Old fart
This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters...

This thread doesn't change much, the Rossi haters come to the surface really quickly always saying he's passed it. Then all the ready racers tell how it should have been done, the top grid would be...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the...

Usually just sit helmet on top of seat or on the bars somewhere. I like the ingenuity of the D for a helmet holder. I like the basket even more, very stylish and practical.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I...

Red I agree entirely. I use a pushbike when I can. I HATE driving in sever traffic and even more I hate driving behind some ignorant person smoking then flicking the butt out the window.
I don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-25-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical...

Red, I don't want to be an apologist for chemical companies but................
In Quebec we are spraying a Bacteria. It abates the hunger of the young Spruce Budworm and has no side effects for...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil Spray season...

Mining industry-minerals-gas-oil
Spray season is Agricultural spraying. I'm in Quebec spraying Spruce Budworm then on to the Prairies for crops.




There is a winter at home but not as you...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are...

Had to loogup what beaucoup meant, yes there are a few bikes to do. I see the origin of beaucoup is French, working in Quebec I'm finding the language barrier hard. I am bilingual but the other...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,077
Views: 175,542
Posted By Old fart
It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting...

It's not easy but there are ways, it's getting harder but should be right for the next couple of years.


Pretty rough, I got an 84 CT110 and a an early 70's CT90f or $150, I got given a 67 CT90...
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