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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 05:48 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
I suspect I'll just go with new standard valves...

I suspect I'll just go with new standard valves and valve guides once Teo Lamers has them back in stock, although I may try to source some lighter springs. No race tuning for me.

You may have...
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By nick949eldo
I can almost smell the sea air and chips. ...

I can almost smell the sea air and chips. Thanks.

Nick
Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 430
Posted By nick949eldo
Bravo. I really like the look of that Innu...

Bravo. I really like the look of that Innu trail. The hardtop (389) runs through some lovely country, but scenery always looks better and the ride more adventurous from the gravel. A perfect road...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 430
Posted By nick949eldo
It's Innu, not Inu

Great pics and report.:clap You might want to take a second look at your title though. It's INNU http://www.innu.ca/- unless you were referring to the Japanese dog. Otherwise you may as well be...
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By nick949eldo
Nice stuff Kev. Have a great time at Barber. ...

Nice stuff Kev. Have a great time at Barber.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 08:33 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
James -very nice! Did this one not come...

James -very nice!

Did this one not come with the crash bars / leg shields / industrial air box - or have they been sacrificed for the aesthetic of revealing that powerhouse of a motor?

Did...
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
Hi James, Welcome. :clap Now all we need is...

Hi James,
Welcome. :clap Now all we need is for you to a) post some pictures of your bike - preferably suitably dusty and at some scenic locale, and b) get rid of that ghastly unreadable font...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 225,445
Posted By nick949eldo
Mine on today's ride

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/sept20_2014_2.jpg

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/sept20_2014_1.jpg

Nick
Forum: Canada 09-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 558,160
Posted By nick949eldo
I'm not getting all schoolmarmish here (note, not...

I'm not getting all schoolmarmish here (note, not hear) and I have been known to sling the occasional profanity myself. I just didn't find the fucking language added anything to the fucking grammar...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 558,160
Posted By nick949eldo
I'm not desperately prudish, however the grammar...

I'm not desperately prudish, however the grammar lesson would have been just as instructive without the expletives. They add little.

Nick
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By nick949eldo
It's always interesting to read other people's...

It's always interesting to read other people's perspectives on northern communities - especially what makes them feel uncomfortable. The rawness of the landscape, the big sky, the different...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
I don't think I can capture it David. The...

I don't think I can capture it David. The exhaust valve was sloppy in the guide and from time to time would stick open.

After parking the bike, I would have to open and close the lifter lever...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
Nuovo Falcone innards

At the OP's request, here are a few photos of the top end of my Nuovo Falcone which I have apart in order to replace a sticky exhaust valve.

I am astonished at the robustness and simplicity of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By nick949eldo
Actually, it's how little civilization there is...

Actually, it's how little civilization there is below the best parts of the continent.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
holy batwing banquo

New fairing lower. Looks good. Nice pics. I love those Guzzifairings.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By nick949eldo
:thumb :lurk

:thumb :lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
Cycle Canada - First Person

Tales of the mighty Falcone:

http://www.cyclecanadaweb.com/articles/26149/

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By nick949eldo
Really nice, as always Kev. Nick

Really nice, as always Kev.

Nick
Forum: Canada 09-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By nick949eldo
Old Bastards 2014

A few pictures from this morning (Sunday).

Nick

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/russian.jpg

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/vincent.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 09-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By nick949eldo
Thanks folks. I try to keep everyone entertained...

Thanks folks. I try to keep everyone entertained with my disasters, breakdowns and mishaps. Sometimes nothing goes wrong - but where's the fun in that!

Good luck on your trip(s).

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By nick949eldo
These bikes smooth out nicely at around 4000 revs...

These bikes smooth out nicely at around 4000 revs (around 60mph). If yours is really vibrating, there's something wrong (unless you're used to Japanese bikes, in which case it will always feel...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By nick949eldo
I was up the JBR for the fourth time in May. ...

I was up the JBR for the fourth time in May.

(see link in my signature)

You don't need an ADV bike or knobblies. You need decent fuel capacity (380+ kms), but if that exceeds the capacity of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 17,341
Posted By nick949eldo
Nice pics / report young 'un. Nick

Nice pics / report young 'un.

Nick
Forum: Canada 08-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 558,160
Posted By nick949eldo
Why, almost anything built before about 1975, of...

Why, almost anything built before about 1975, of course, preferably Italian and definitely not some poncy German (or Austrian) thing :evil

I missed the reference to Pontiac ZEC - my bad.

Nick
Forum: Canada 08-28-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 558,160
Posted By nick949eldo
I found gas in Swisha and at the far end at...

I found gas in Swisha and at the far end at Temiskaming. No big deal, it's only 206 kilometres. But of course, you need a proper bike to do it............
...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 166,842
Posted By nick949eldo
Well, I hope you're having a good time with no...

Well, I hope you're having a good time with no more unexpected offs. Stay safe, stay sane, stay well.

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,168,232
Posted By nick949eldo
Listen for it more like........:rofl Just...

Listen for it more like........:rofl

Just watch for loose sand on the corners. Cretins in their bloated sludge buckets can't keep their wheels on the paved stuff. Have a great time.

Nick
Forum: Canada 08-26-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 166,842
Posted By nick949eldo
What's wrong with you people? Were you breaking...

What's wrong with you people? Were you breaking the sound barrier or something?

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,168,232
Posted By nick949eldo
taking the thread title literally

1972 Moto Guzzi Eldorado - Desert Lake Road, Eastern Ontario

Many of the roads in southern Ontario are as dull as dishwater - laid out with Roman precision and with no reference to the nature of...
Forum: Canada 08-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,963
Views: 166,842
Posted By nick949eldo
Desert Lake Road - 1972 Moto Guzzi Video

Many of the roads in southern Ontario are as dull as dishwater - laid out with Roman precision and with no reference to the nature of the landscape.

Fortunately, there are some areas with a bit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 678,799
Posted By nick949eldo
Many of the roads in southern Ontario are as dull...

Many of the roads in southern Ontario are as dull as dishwater - laid out with Roman precision and with no reference to the nature of the landscape.

Fortunately, there are some areas with a bit...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 225,445
Posted By nick949eldo
Ottawa River

Two old girls (73 Eldorado, 74 750S) on their way back from the Ontario Guzzi Riders Rally in Lavigne.

Nick

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/bridgewithdoug.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
Apologies for the frivolous picture of Doug's...

Apologies for the frivolous picture of Doug's Eldo springs. I don't know what I was thinking, as I've had the case off my Falcone numerous times and have removed and replaced the spring.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By nick949eldo
Vlad - just a suggestion. Most people (myself...

Vlad - just a suggestion. Most people (myself included) want to see the full ride report, with pictures, on the ADV site. I think a lot of people would be interested in your trip but are reluctant...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By nick949eldo
Yep. Unless I've had at least one decent...

Yep. Unless I've had at least one decent breakdown, some major part has wiggled loose, or I've been stalled by a wash-out, it just seems like another ride. It's only through a bit of adversity that...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
You can get at an archived copy here: ...

You can get at an archived copy here:

http://web.archive.org/web/20070117063514/http://www.devce.demon.co.uk/falcone.htm

Nick

PS You have to know Doug for the shifter springs on his 74 to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By nick949eldo
Motorcycle adventure is what's between the ears,...

Motorcycle adventure is what's between the ears, not between the footpegs. :clap

Nick
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By nick949eldo
Attaboy! But you know, you really need an...

Attaboy! But you know, you really need an adventure bike with knobbly tires for a trip like that :hide

Nick
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
If you're lazy, you can always do this: ...

If you're lazy, you can always do this:

http://www.adamsheritage.info/images/mar31_2014_2.jpg

its been working for a friend of mine for months. He rides about 100 miles a day with no trouble...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 63,825
Posted By nick949eldo
In age, perhaps. In design................nah! ...

In age, perhaps. In design................nah!

Nick
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