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Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Just got a photo from the May 1 2015 season...

Just got a photo from the May 1 2015 season opener.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8879/17643373445_2c4e75b825_c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Video clip from the guys at Valkyrie Pixel in...

Video clip from the guys at Valkyrie Pixel in Coeur d'Alene on opening night May 1, 2015

https://youtu.be/kDkylKgMVRs

That's me at 0:31 I hope they edited it and made it slow-motion...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
OH BOY Howdy! To have more power is really neat!!...

OH BOY Howdy! To have more power is really neat!!
Just scraped and bruised. Nothing that won't go away.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
OOPs! I Did It Again

Season opener over the past weekend. Friday night and Saturday day races.
Not sure how, but I won my heat and the main Friday night.
Saturday, different story! I must have had an elevated level...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9,529
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,487,182
Posted By Valleyrider
FS:2007 Suzuki 1250 Bandit

It's obvious, I don't ride this enough and really don't need it taking up space in the garage. Original owner.
Less than 5,700 miles! Always garaged.
Clear Idaho title in my name. $4,500 OBO....
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Almost all my Singles...

Did some garage cleaning a couple days ago.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7593/16591123254_64668cdf8a_c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Motor is done and fired on the first kick! No...

Motor is done and fired on the first kick!
No wonder I couldn't keep up last season...
The 540cc plus the SR head really kicks ass!
Two days of open practice at Spokane Speedway on April 25 and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Other than the SR head and the 90mm Wiseco...

Other than the SR head and the 90mm Wiseco piston, I couldn't afford much else this go round. Maybe if I win the lottery...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
For now, stock cam and SR head. With the larger...

For now, stock cam and SR head.
With the larger bore and more valve area of the SR head, it should make a difference.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Mo Better Power.... 540cc's :evil Going in the...

Mo Better Power.... 540cc's :evil
Going in the race bike as soon as the head comes back from getting the valves "Freshened Up".

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8778/17071477251_5bc8555c5b_c.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Moving ahead, slowly but surely.... Doing some...

Moving ahead, slowly but surely....
Doing some mock up. Rear tire is on.
Motor going back together and into the frame in a day or two.

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
Almost crapped the other day. Went in to a Yamaha...

Almost crapped the other day. Went in to a Yamaha shop to buy a head gasket for the TT 500. Parts guy says oh yeah I got one of those. He comes back to the counter with my other parts and says okay...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Looking good Dan!

Looking good Dan!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Another Day, A Little Bit More Done...

Putting things on the 1981 Street Tracker Project. Just mocking things up for now.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7281/15973108024_d0be05be92_c.jpg

The rear fender is going to take some work.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
Sure wish they would do that at State Line...

Sure wish they would do that at State Line Raceway here just outside Post Falls Idaho. That would put me about 10 miles from a race venue...
Lots of questions about the future of our race series...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
Going 540 on the race bike in the back. The...

Going 540 on the race bike in the back. The middle one is going to be street/trail with dirt track 19" wheels and tires. The SR is going to be as stock and original as possible. More pics to come...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
Three of my thumpers. Now to finish all the...

Three of my thumpers. Now to finish all the motors!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8574/16394223910_d6b798d47d_c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Got some more work done on the race bike and the...

Got some more work done on the race bike and the trail bike yesterday.
YZF front hub got spaced to correctly center it in the forks and the Golden tire mounted.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Those are still the Radians. They work pretty...

Those are still the Radians.
They work pretty good and I'm not that aggressive a rider that I need anything better.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
YZF Front Wheel!

Bought a YZF front hub on Ebay for use on the front of the race bike.
Had a friend turn it down, removing the mounting lugs for the brake rotor.
Buchanans laced up a 19" Sun rim with stainless...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Well said Dan!

Well said Dan!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Haha.... Glad you thinks so....

Haha.... Glad you thinks so....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Thanks for the kind words Steve! Glad to hear...

Thanks for the kind words Steve! Glad to hear that there are other "Well Seasoned" rides still hitting it! I turn 67 at the end of the month.
Haven't posted much recently. That will soon change....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6,469
Views: 405,235
Posted By Valleyrider
Beer? Pizza???

Beer? Pizza???
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,942
Views: 1,511,685
Posted By Valleyrider
OUTSTANDING!!! Now, where's my 3D printer...?

OUTSTANDING!!!
Now, where's my 3D printer...?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Season ended with a two day event on Oct 4 and 5....

Season ended with a two day event on Oct 4 and 5.
I finished 1st on Saturday and 2nd on Sunday.
Just a couple shots from that weekend.
Now, to build a 540 motor for next season.....

Heat race...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6,469
Views: 405,235
Posted By Valleyrider
Sad news about Jay... regarding the Triple T...

Sad news about Jay...
regarding the Triple T flat tire episode, I have a couple pictures I'll have to post of Jay from that ride.
RIP Rainier Rider...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 72,291
Posted By Valleyrider
Deseret Rider, you might want to put this info in...

Deseret Rider, you might want to put this info in "Flea Market" for more views and people interested.
Just a suggestion
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,948
Posted By Valleyrider
Nice project Jeff!!

Nice project Jeff!!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Well, a little premature on the points standing....

Well, a little premature on the points standing. Ended up in 4th, 10 points out of third. After missing four races in the season because of the shoulder I still don't feel bad about my points total.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Not really a fair comparison. 450's are making...

Not really a fair comparison. 450's are making 50+ horsepower and have much better suspension. Then again, at Perris, their really pretty close.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Travis Petton, Jeff Johnson and the other Bomber...

Travis Petton, Jeff Johnson and the other Bomber riders put on a great show last Friday!
Very impressive riders and their bikes are works of art!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Back In The Saddle Again!

The shoulder is still FUBAR, but I got out and raced the season end two day event.
Got a first on Saturday and a second on Sunday.
Garnered enough points to finished the season 3rd in points.
...
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 43,618
Posted By Valleyrider
I know that Calistoga hasn't even happened yet, ...

I know that Calistoga hasn't even happened yet,
but it's only two weeks until the season final and last race ever at the Pomona Fairgrounds.


...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
YO! Mr. Carts... Top photo "Stock" Radian...

YO! Mr. Carts...

Top photo
"Stock" Radian ( the best I can tell, cause I didn't measure before the mod.)
Swingarm pivot to shock mount 17 1/2"
Swingarm pivot to center of axle slot 19 1/2"
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
You bet! Probably be tomorrow. I'm out of...

You bet!
Probably be tomorrow.
I'm out of town right now.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
I'm using a Yamaha Radian swingarm. The shock...

I'm using a Yamaha Radian swingarm. The shock mounts are pretty far back and should be moved forward but other than that it bolts right up.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 84,155
Posted By Valleyrider
Not so hasty now!! Physical therapy has done...

Not so hasty now!!
Physical therapy has done wonders for the tendons....
Next race Oct 4 and 5th.
Gonna do it!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3913/14972667168_807a56f11d_c.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,964
Posted By Valleyrider
My Craigslist find.... and a bunch of $$$ later. ...

My Craigslist find.... and a bunch of $$$ later.
1968 DT1 with GYT top end.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1421/5181953857_e196a5d478_z.jpg

Raced once in 2010 at the Spokane Fair...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,580
Posted By Valleyrider
My 1978 that I found on Craigslist for $500.... ...

My 1978 that I found on Craigslist for $500....
Not in this condition though!
I'm into it around $2,500.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3873/14972517159_96d3f0642d_c.jpg
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