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Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 255,484
Posted By Velocipede
Amen to that ricochet. John

Amen to that ricochet.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,074
Posted By Velocipede
If only I had known then what I know now.:cry ...

If only I had known then what I know now.:cry
John
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Velocipede
I would never have guessed that in a hundred...

I would never have guessed that in a hundred years.I always thought that Reliant used the old cast iron Austin 7 lump.Maybe that was the older ones,the type that Jeremy Clarkson like to roll...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Velocipede
You never fail to take these most enjoyable...

You never fail to take these most enjoyable photo's Kev.The V8 Norton is amazing.Was it for sale or just on display?Does anyone know where that motor originated?

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,637
Posted By Velocipede
Great RR,thanks for taking us along.Its been too...

Great RR,thanks for taking us along.Its been too long since I visited te maritimes but now I.m making plans for next summer.Those lobsters better watch out.

John:1drink
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By Velocipede
I love it Timothy!Good luck with the production...

I love it Timothy!Good luck with the production and future sales. :clap

John
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Velocipede
Much appreciated Kev as usual.The Norvin is...

Much appreciated Kev as usual.The Norvin is indeed very tasty and the Triton looked really tidy.I wonder how much was being asked for it.

John
Forum: Europe 10-30-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,935
Posted By Velocipede
I spent a week riding around Ireland on a K75s in...

I spent a week riding around Ireland on a K75s in 2010 and enjoyed it very much.I hope to do it again in the not too distant future.Motofeirme run by Wheatwacker has a selection of bikes for sale in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,886
Posted By Velocipede
You would need a Clairvoyant to ask the late...

You would need a Clairvoyant to ask the late Gaston.Very sad but true.

John:cry
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,727
Posted By Velocipede
Post lots more pics Kev.I seriously doubt if...

Post lots more pics Kev.I seriously doubt if anyone would complain.I'm trying my best to convince a couple of my mates to do a narrow boat trip in England next year.:freaky

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Velocipede
I'll remember to bring a stout chain for the...

I'll remember to bring a stout chain for the bike.

Nick[/QUOTE]

Sadly Nick,good advice for riding anywhere in the UK or on the Continent also.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for doing this James and your words of...

Thanks for doing this James and your words of praise for the part of the world I was born and raised in.I can assure anyone who is thinking of a trip to the North of England James hasn't even...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,259
Posted By Velocipede
Great post and thanks for the excellent pics. ...

Great post and thanks for the excellent pics.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 92,144
Posted By Velocipede
Nice one Kevin.The new job must be treating you...

Nice one Kevin.The new job must be treating you right.

John:freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,353
Posted By Velocipede
No complaints from me.Wirespokes repaired my GSPD...

No complaints from me.Wirespokes repaired my GSPD speedo and shipped it back to me in Canada in a timely fashion and at fair price.I would and have recommended him to others.

John
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,244
Posted By Velocipede
I rode to the top of Mount Evans CO over 14,000'...

I rode to the top of Mount Evans CO over 14,000' some years ago along with a friend both of us on GSPD's.The bikes handled it without a problem with no special jetting.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 255,484
Posted By Velocipede
My first thoughts were a Road Rocket or a Super...

My first thoughts were a Road Rocket or a Super Rocket but I think you are probably correct.Its very likely a Spitfire.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 255,484
Posted By Velocipede
Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super...

Its a BSA 650 twin Road Rocket or a Super Rocket.The gas tank looks like it came off a BSA Victor.
John
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,941
Posted By Velocipede
Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of...

Along with the gaskets for the carbs a pair of diaphragms could come in very handy.Carrying them saved my ass in 06 out in the middle of nowhere on my GSPD.You might also check the screws on top of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By Velocipede
A truly great rider,I used to love watching him...

A truly great rider,I used to love watching him on TV many years ago.

RIP Dave

john
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,274
Posted By Velocipede
Great report and pics.However I do think your...

Great report and pics.However I do think your memory may be playing tricks with you.Topes in Mexico and Spain are speed bumps in the road.The water crossings are called Vados.Both of them can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good...

Thanks Kev,I'll be watching this for days.Good job I'm retired.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,944
Posted By Velocipede
This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good...

This thread should be a 'Sticky'.Lots of good advice here.

John :clap
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Velocipede
I took my DR650 to southern California from...

I took my DR650 to southern California from Ontario Canada with one.No problems but I did beef up the centre area with 1/4"by 2" flat bar for peace of mind.
John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Velocipede
Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting. ...

Great pics,got any more?Thanks for posting.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By Velocipede
Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great...

Your posts are much appreciated Kev,great pictures.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Velocipede
There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE] ...

There is no chain in that bike. :deal[/QUOTE]

I have a rusty old chain he can have.:evil

John
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Velocipede
I totally agree. John

I totally agree.

John
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,719
Posted By Velocipede
When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place...

When placing the 2" by 6" on the trailer place what was once the bark side to the top to minimise cupping.The same as you would do if building a deck.You could also use 'H' section aluminum to place...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,942
Posted By Velocipede
Darn fine report Nick.Its an area I've never been...

Darn fine report Nick.Its an area I've never been to,really interesting.

John
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 44,825
Posted By Velocipede
I can't believe that I've just discovered this...

I can't believe that I've just discovered this thread.I toured Ireland in 2010 on a BMW K75s and after looking at all the photos of this beautiful island its obvious to me that I didn't even scratch...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By Velocipede
You all should check out Frog Specialties.They...

You all should check out Frog Specialties.They are out of Torrance CA,I bought a screen for my GSPD from them for not a lot of money.I think it was maybe $120 and is a very nice quality product.Made...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 92,144
Posted By Velocipede
What bike?

What bike?
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 182,316
Posted By Velocipede
Nice article in Real Classic Nick about your MG...

Nice article in Real Classic Nick about your MG Eldorado,oh and you of course.:clap

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Velocipede
I remember walking out to the little castle as a...

I remember walking out to the little castle as a youngster many years ago.It was full of empty Newcastle Brown Ale bottles in wooden crates.:huh

That is a nice Beeza,do you know where the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Velocipede
Totally correct!!If you use it you will regret...

Totally correct!!If you use it you will regret it.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By Velocipede
Most enjoyable Kev,as usual.The next time I'm...

Most enjoyable Kev,as usual.The next time I'm over I really must try to get to a few swap meets.

That NORBSA looked very tasty.I would have to work hard to resist the temptation to make an...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Velocipede
I second that for sure. John

I second that for sure.

John
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,543
Posted By Velocipede
You know Kev,Nick makes a good point,I would buy...

You know Kev,Nick makes a good point,I would buy one for sure.It would probably cost a fortune to make it fly though.:deal

John
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By Velocipede
Thanks for the great photos Kev as always.A...

Thanks for the great photos Kev as always.A Vincent trials bike,thats the first I've ever seen.:huh
John
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