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Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Vince
One of the Queensland Laverda bloke has a set...

One of the Queensland Laverda bloke has a set fitted. They feel like Velcro,the surface has a grippy textured feel to the touch. I hear there expensive hard to get and wear pretty quickly. I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,245
Posted By Vince
Does not matter what music I have on if the road...

Does not matter what music I have on if the road is a good one , I concentrate so much on the riding I don't hear it at all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,245
Posted By Vince
Its a subtle thing but you probably are doing it...

Its a subtle thing but you probably are doing it yourself,countersteering that is. Probably should have not opened that can of worms.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,245
Posted By Vince
I very important skill to develop is identifying...

I very important skill to develop is identifying where the corner is going, vanishing points ect. Maybe more important is leaning to Identify who is heading the other way. Looks to me like, 2 weeks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
Virtually zero corner speed, completely missed...

Virtually zero corner speed, completely missed apex's, way to fast into corners, no idea what was coming to him. Just the worse ride vid I have ever seen.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,031
Posted By Vince
You must be a twin of one of the locals in OZ, he...

You must be a twin of one of the locals in OZ, he did some machining work on a Scram Jet the ANU , Canberra Uni were working on. We had some fun at his 50th birthday watching him run a Ram Jet he...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,697
Posted By Vince
Another word for retaining wall is DAM, the post...

Another word for retaining wall is DAM, the post earlier about Hyrostatic pressure is important.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 3,654,622
Posted By Vince
I grew up using crap tyres as well,used to crash...

I grew up using crap tyres as well,used to crash a lot back in the early 70s. I now use the best tyres I can find,except maybe the latest Continental Radials for narrower rims as I am a bit leery of...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,753
Posted By Vince
While watch that Kiwi program called Motorway...

While watch that Kiwi program called Motorway Patrol there was a cop busting drivers for TAILGATING and NOT KEEPING LEFT,bloody amazing.
Forum: Canada 03-26-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,209
Posted By Vince
The whole petrol head world is talking about...

The whole petrol head world is talking about this,easy money for any smart competitor.Blank cheque for the 3 of them.Poor buggars
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 45,663
Posted By Vince
The exhaust is what I am keen to see,getting a...

The exhaust is what I am keen to see,getting a package that will fit ,have power and work offroad defiantly had me interested in what you come up with
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,793
Posted By Vince
This should raise a few eye, hope it ends in some...

This should raise a few eye, hope it ends in some great speed shots
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-02-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,619
Posted By Vince
Did you sign it in blood,getting just a little...

Did you sign it in blood,getting just a little silly these days.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,321
Posted By Vince
One trick I discovered a few years back after...

One trick I discovered a few years back after hitting a brick wall with a rego issue that dragged on for a month.Ask to speak to the manager they usually know more than the counter jumper and then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,419
Posted By Vince
Been there sking,went over a 2 metre cliff right...

Been there sking,went over a 2 metre cliff right in front of me and it looked flat to me.
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,938
Posted By Vince
I tried a Marine Radio on a tank-bag to pick up...

I tried a Marine Radio on a tank-bag to pick up FM,while riding used a stubby aerial.Waste of time.I think the key is aerial length and more that 300mm is a bit impractical actually on a bike.Stand...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,307
Posted By Vince
Try doing a seach on Royce Creasey

Try doing a seach on
Royce Creasey
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,619
Posted By Vince
I wasn't going to reply on that one,tricky.To me...

I wasn't going to reply on that one,tricky.To me I always regretted not doing my frame over the years when a lot of bits where off it early in the build.You can paint bodywork anytime but stripping...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,851
Views: 801,224
Posted By Vince
Hi Andy and Ellen,looks like you got a wash...

Hi Andy and Ellen,looks like you got a wash weather you wanted one or not.Though you might like to see you completion from 42 years back.Check out the Kiwi connection,handguards...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,817
Posted By Vince
The first pic looks like a place called Riders,I...

The first pic looks like a place called Riders,I had a few wheels sorted by him in the late 70s.He was a wheelwright and must have been in his 80s.I used to pass a workshop down in Chinatown when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,682
Posted By Vince
Re Bump starting with the old style Recluse,seen...

Re Bump starting with the old style Recluse,seen it done.The battery was below starting but it still spun the engine a bit while rolling down a hill,enough to allow the Recluse to engage and he...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-18-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,273
Posted By Vince
One of the Laverda blokes in Canada is rebuilding...

One of the Laverda blokes in Canada is rebuilding something similar.I will pass on this thread.
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,839
Posted By Vince
Having fun reacquainting myself with all of...

Having fun reacquainting myself with all of them,etc Tassie.Did The Ox uphill plus The Old Rd ,Bulladela Bends,The Waterfall Way etc about 2 weeks back and am heading south for The Snowy sections in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 180,802
Posted By Vince
Please do,that will be just as interesting as the...

Please do,that will be just as interesting as the build.BTW I like it a lot to.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,176
Posted By Vince
Did it coming back from the first Island GP on a...

Did it coming back from the first Island GP on a Laverda triple fully loaded with camping gear,and it ended up raining.We did the last 90ks into Jindabyne in 1st gear,had dozens of front end slides...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
Stunning insight,good guess on the TE 250 as...

Stunning insight,good guess on the TE 250 as well.You make me just so angry,how can I get at you.Must think up cutting reply,fuck it who cares.Moto Gp qualifying is on Bye Bye
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
And when we all stop using our pie holes then we...

And when we all stop using our pie holes then we can close the net down and you can be on your own.Even stupid comments,who get to choose whats stupid, are better than no comments.Relax,its only...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Vince
Funnily enough yes they are and with a bit of...

Funnily enough yes they are and with a bit of lube they are a very usefully gadget,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
Don't like the look of those plastic gismos,I...

Don't like the look of those plastic gismos,I went to a good camping shop and bought 4 carabeenas for $15 or so each.Thats the spring loaded ones,not the screw lock ones,the spring ones will do Then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
Well I have blown fork seals many many years ago...

Well I have blown fork seals many many years ago by pulling the bike down to hard,I also use carabeena style locked off hooks.so they don't flick off.Haven't had any fork issues since or bikes...
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,609
Posted By Vince
I had a Visa Cruiser,non model specific one on my...

I had a Visa Cruiser,non model specific one on my Laverda years ago,I now use a throttle rocker.The Visa was a good gadget but was a bit complicated to fit.Yours looks a lot simpler to fit.Good luck...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,962
Posted By Vince
Seen at the Sydney Ducati...

Seen at the Sydney Ducati Concoursehttp://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn110/billyt-53/P1060765_zps000f5d25.jpg (http://s302.photobucket.com/user/billyt-53/media/P1060765_zps000f5d25.jpg.html)
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,942
Posted By Vince
Been around for a very long time,painted a...

Been around for a very long time,painted a fairing for me 15years ago and applied a sticker kit to my Pantah 12 months ago.Nice bloke,recommended
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5,286
Views: 780,207
Posted By Vince
I have no idea but it definatly looked factory...

I have no idea but it definatly looked factory made.I thought mine was the only Laverda there and then I see an 81 Jota in the pics
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
Lights blue touch paper and stand back,this...

Lights blue touch paper and stand back,this should be interesting
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
Posted By Vince
To me I still cannot believe how Marquez does...

To me I still cannot believe how Marquez does it,still gets away with it for so long,actually actively looks to go where he goes.He defies belief.Don't know what else to say.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 38,473
Views: 10,211,060
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: 168
Views: 26,187
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: 3,270
Views: 978,132
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: 2,723
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...
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