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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 62,131
Posted By bomberdave
funny how the last few details take longer than...

funny how the last few details take longer than the whole rest of the job ain't it? really nice work btw. make sure you put some kind of backer on the number plate, my indian tore my plate up in...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By bomberdave
unless you have zero clearance around your...

unless you have zero clearance around your present tires 4.00 x 18 dunlop k70s will probably fit. they are relatively narrow, decent and cheap. im fairly sure they fit on my friends 69 lightning .
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,093
Posted By bomberdave
i think your right about the piston being under...

i think your right about the piston being under stressed, i'd be more concerned about the stock con rods.

my chief has .005" piston clearances, it uses oil but better safe than sorry.

i've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,409
Posted By bomberdave
my non o ring chains are 25 bucks each. i get...

my non o ring chains are 25 bucks each. i get 5-6k out of one (no cush drive in my old indian- stretches chain fast), cut it off and throw it away, i never clean it but i do lube it regularly. 3 out...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
put a couple stamps on that split window bug and...

put a couple stamps on that split window bug and send it my way
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By bomberdave
nice! thanks for the effort- and lovely pics

nice! thanks for the effort- and lovely pics
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
sounds like leprosy. i keed, i keed. ...

sounds like leprosy.

i keed, i keed.

Happy new year
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,093
Posted By bomberdave
attended a small auction that had a few bikes. a...

attended a small auction that had a few bikes. a 46 chief went for about what it was worth,a 1923 excelsior henderson went for a very fair price and a kinda rat bike/chopperish plunger chief went for...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,067
Posted By bomberdave
run weld bead around inside of bearing races,...

run weld bead around inside of bearing races, they shrink and drop out no fuss.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,093
Posted By bomberdave
nice repair work- how do the cases fit up to each...

nice repair work- how do the cases fit up to each other after that much welding at the case edge? in my experience that's a big part of the welding challenge, limiting the heat deformation.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8,345
Views: 3,325,334
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/winterchief.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/winterchief.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,093
Posted By bomberdave
maybe you already know this but indian cases were...

maybe you already know this but indian cases were cast by the brown and sharp factory in rhode island (still in buisness making precision measuring tools) with very high quality casting aluminium and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,548
Posted By bomberdave
got my pie today too. undocumented pie that...

got my pie today too.

undocumented pie that is, i never remember to take pie pics.

december ridin', nice
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,567
Posted By bomberdave
i haven't taken my brompton on the bike yet but...

i haven't taken my brompton on the bike yet but im sure i will sometime. ive spent most of my life on a bicycle and i couldnt be more impressed with the thing.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,567
Posted By bomberdave
i also have a brompton. great bike, easy to take...

i also have a brompton. great bike, easy to take along.
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 96,403
Posted By bomberdave
i bypassed a broken fuel petcock on a small boat...

i bypassed a broken fuel petcock on a small boat motor with a bic pen body, and we got back to land. kinda proud of that one.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,406
Posted By bomberdave
hagons on a couple different bikes, no issues...

hagons on a couple different bikes, no issues ever, and little doubt in my mind that dave quinn would make good if i ever did have a problem.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
good stuff. im gonna go shovel my driveway...

good stuff.

im gonna go shovel my driveway now.

take thanksgiving off and rest that ankle.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 36,393
Posted By bomberdave
very sorry. rip.

very sorry. rip.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,498
Posted By bomberdave
http://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/products/tyre+ir...

http://www.sip-scootershop.com/en/products/tyre+irc+urban+snow+_iro32

for example. ive not used them myself.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,498
Posted By bomberdave
im gonna second the scooter as the best bad idea...

im gonna second the scooter as the best bad idea for riding in the winter. my stella with a windshield had super wind & road spray protection, was easy to recover from slides, they even make snow...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,587
Posted By bomberdave
http://ridewithkiwimike.blogspot.com/

http://ridewithkiwimike.blogspot.com/
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,587
Posted By bomberdave
i took my 37 chief through a river today and felt...

i took my 37 chief through a river today and felt like a bad ass until i read this.

make with the details already!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By bomberdave
from the triumph rat forum post dated 10/4/14

Road Rider Warning
I am on my third rear Road Rider, they are ok but I only get around 3,500mls from them, is it the way I ride? I don't think so. They tend to skip about over white lines when they...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 30,230
Posted By bomberdave
chief, ural and strom a few weeks ago. . ...

chief, ural and strom a few weeks ago.
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http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/hampster2.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/hampster2.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,453
Posted By bomberdave
sure

sure
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By bomberdave
yes, tube type.

yes, tube type.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By bomberdave
that would be me installing tires, have done so...

that would be me installing tires, have done so for many years, and in a professional capacity. the tag is bonded to the tire casing and is intended by avon to be left in place.

thanks for the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By bomberdave
Bluhduh running Avon tires with tubes? please read

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/NCM_0303.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/NCM_0303.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
not for nothing but that "living the dream"...

not for nothing but that "living the dream" sticker on your bike- that guy in shorts on the sport bike is my pal Bill doing a donut at laconia about 1982 or so in front of a crowd of confused tough...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,093
Posted By bomberdave
great stuff- once again i marvel at you guys who...

great stuff- once again i marvel at you guys who can take the time to record and post while you do the work- nice work too.

2 weeks ago i suddenly got a rear flat tire on my 37 chief at 60 mph-...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
i know a guy

i know a guy
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 142,304
Posted By bomberdave
you should try out a honda valkyrie- comfy seat,...

you should try out a honda valkyrie- comfy seat, good weather protection, no chain to dick around with.........sorry couldn't resist.

wishing you the best!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By bomberdave
nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo...

noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,044
Posted By bomberdave
this

this
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,114
Posted By bomberdave
Talking there's an old trick to mounting tires- the trick...

there's an old trick to mounting tires- the trick is doing it the right way.

congrads on learning an absolutely mandatory motorcycling skill!
Forum: Regional forums 09-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,262
Posted By bomberdave
chief and rider home after a spectacular 4 days...

chief and rider home after a spectacular 4 days of vermont backroad riding, big ups to shrineclown. apologies to the group that got stuck behind me on the lincoln gap. thanks pugsley/hobbesfather for...
Forum: Regional forums 09-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,262
Posted By bomberdave
fresh rubber hits the road Thursday morning. oh...

fresh rubber hits the road Thursday morning. oh yeah
Forum: Regional forums 09-16-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 73,262
Posted By bomberdave
my cromag status has been updated to "likely"....

my cromag status has been updated to "likely". shooting for thursday afternoon-evening.


but first, WELDING...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,315
Posted By bomberdave
this is gold. thanks

this is gold. thanks
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