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Forum: Racing Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,696
Posted By rtw02
Bolivia!

Good to see they are still going to Uyuni and the Salar, Maybe they will get good weather... Although it is the wrong time of year.
It would be nice to head further east in Bolivia, like all the way...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 277,142
Posted By rtw02
Nice!

Looks like there's a few miles on that old girl...:D
Forum: Trip Planning 04-15-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By rtw02
Air Canada supposedly has a deal on bike...

Air Canada supposedly has a deal on bike shipping.
Also check out Horizonsunlimited.com for alot of up to date info.
I flew my bike from NZ to US about five years ago on air new zealand and they...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By rtw02
Thanks for the vid jehu. Seems the vincents...

Thanks for the vid jehu.
Seems the vincents power edged out the triumphs handling in that race.

Pjay,
I did ride a friends fairly new cbx1000 back in the day, after he crashed his brand new...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 752,782
Posted By rtw02
Thanks danedg, That sidecar rig is Beautiful,...

Thanks danedg,
That sidecar rig is Beautiful, but I see everyone is standing around Your Bike...:clap

I used to be a pilot,... but I,m OK now,HA!
But was thinking that short coupled taildragger...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 752,782
Posted By rtw02
Fokker

Park your /2 in there with it and take another photo for us. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By rtw02
Norvin...

That Norvin looks beautiful But...
I know Vincents were the fastest production bike in the world for something like 35 years.
Yesterday, I saw a bare bones norton frame without an engine in...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By rtw02
Air Canada

Just a word of caution..
I have flown my bike a few times and air canada is the only carrier that has screwed me up.
After having the bike come all the way from New Zealand it was stuck in L.A. by...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-12-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,770
Posted By rtw02
Russia

It is pretty straight forward these days.
Fly the bike to seoul, Korea then truck from airport to ferry port, then from seoul to Japan, then ro-ro ferry from japan to Vladavostok.
Just takes a bit...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,640
Posted By rtw02
Dont worry Critt, not everyone in BC is riding...

Dont worry Critt, not everyone in BC is riding yet.
Mostly just Kelowna and down on the coast...and only in the afternoon when it warms up a bit....:rofl

The earliest I have ever put the bike on...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By rtw02
My buddy was a Cowboy (yes they still exist) for...

My buddy was a Cowboy (yes they still exist) for the Empire and Gang ranches.
He told me that you do not want to be anywhere in there if it RAINS!
The roads turn to Gumbo, that even the horses...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,311
Posted By rtw02
WoW!

Oh man, thank you! :clap
Thats History right there.

Did they all run?
Cheers
Forum: Canada 02-05-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By rtw02
Tomasv, Most of the gravel roads heading north...

Tomasv,
Most of the gravel roads heading north will be old logging roads. Not very much single track here in BC.
Kettle valley railway is not to boring and has stream crossings, washouts, etc. but...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
Uhmm, Sorry just trying to catchup, But did...

Uhmm,
Sorry just trying to catchup, But did someone say that the bikes are being Trailered?
Whats going on? :scratch:scratch
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
Yay Paveys! :clap I thought it was pronounced ...

Yay Paveys! :clap
I thought it was pronounced lew -ellen...
We have a glacier named after him here in B.C. Canada :lol3
I would be priviledged if I could show it to them both after they finish...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
Yay! :clap for the Canadian aldo boys, glad they...

Yay! :clap for the Canadian aldo boys, glad they are in.
They have had a few exciting days (along with everyone else I guess)
they were "rubbed" by a truck in the dunes and were the next in line...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
WoW... Bolivia is still extreme! Seems to be...

WoW...
Bolivia is still extreme!
Seems to be quite a bit of whining going on though....
People are forgetting that probably half of the African Dakar races were through freezing cold mountains and...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
Holy cow those endo's are unbelivable... Man...

Holy cow those endo's are unbelivable...
Man that car and truck must be well designed! Glad the crews were OK.
Were they ignoring the roadbook or was it an unmarked hazard?



Hey Misery Goat,...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
No France 4 in Canada...:baldy Bolivia TV is...

No France 4 in Canada...:baldy
Bolivia TV is awesome...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
Hola, Does anyone know if the Salar de Uyuni is...

Hola,
Does anyone know if the Salar de Uyuni is Flooded or not?
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 881,149
Posted By rtw02
f5Hosers

Thanks for all your hard work, and the information guys...
hard to keep tabs on the race from out in the frozen north...and having to work too!
Is Annie Seel in or out??? Ettienne does like her...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,196
Posted By rtw02
Ebc

I had an 320mm EBC floating rotor on my R80g/s that bolted to the hat..sorry no pics though...and was $$$
Not sure if it would fit a snowflake hub, the offset might be different.

But Never mind...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 1,619,561
Posted By rtw02
Bare Beemer!

OK,
so I am not a fan of Bobbers...
and I am a fan of Fenders, Hell, I am even a fan of Fairings!
But the more I look at Jims bike the more I like it.
I thought it would still look good with...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,463
Posted By rtw02
Nice!

Thanks for the pics and info.
As said before Lots of good Ideas going into that build.
The engine Chop and Exhaust placement just makes me think that a TURBO would go great in there :rofl .
But...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 386,769
Posted By rtw02
MMmmm, Vincents

Man Norty01,
You sure have some Classy Classics there...
Is the red one a Comet?
Cheers
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,986
Posted By rtw02
Hey, thats Ken and Carol Duval and their...

Hey, thats Ken and Carol Duval and their R80G/S-PD! :clap
Great Photo of some SERIOUS Travelers.
Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 3,433,256
Posted By rtw02
Nice CT-70!

Hey theraymondguy, :clap
I dont see an oil cooler on the little beast?
Is it a 1983?
What big bore kit did you use?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 1,486,960
Posted By rtw02
Riding a 100 year old motorcycle is pretty...

Riding a 100 year old motorcycle is pretty Cool...
Racing one is Awesome!
Wish I could go.
Take some video for us.
Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,151
Posted By rtw02
Keep Going!

Seems like you have the skills to make a good little bike
I looked at the honda nice engine also...Waaaay to pricey.
I think your on the right track with modding the original engine.
my 1975 runs...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,151
Posted By rtw02
Good Luck

Nice to see someone trying to get those poor anemic 90's to go fast.
I have a pristine 1975 and a basket case 1973.
I also have a half dozen or so ct70's.
The 1983 ct70 has the same power and...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,804
Posted By rtw02
I have a fairly stock 1984 R80RT bmw with...

I have a fairly stock 1984 R80RT bmw with aluminum saddlebags and a big aluminum topbox.
It has over 400,000 kms on it and has taken my wife and I around the world and from the top of North America...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,922
Posted By rtw02
Thank You

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By rtw02
My bike has...

A couple of big thin o-rings, hooked from one side to the other over the battery top.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,465
Posted By rtw02
Monkeybikes...

I have a "Few" ct-70's and they are unbelievably easy to work on.
They are very tough too.
Put it back together and sort out the wireing and get it started.
Then decide if it has enough power or...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,564
Posted By rtw02
Trout lake...

Yes I think the the Windsor Hotel is closed.
I heard that someone from Alberta bought it for a private snowmobiling base.
It is still nice to see though, not to many of the old hotels left.
Thats...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,564
Posted By rtw02
Kootenays are great

There are a lot of good rides out from Kaslo, most have already been mentioned.
A couple of good North Western loops would be up to Meadow creek, then trout lake and over to Halcyon Hot springs and...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 1,619,561
Posted By rtw02
Conversions are nice...

That one looks Very nice :clap

How does it ride?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By rtw02
nice Guzzi...

Uhmmm, Is the front fender on backwards?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 62,135
Posted By rtw02
Omg!

I thought that was weld on those teeth :eek1
It does not look like they even tried to file or grind them back to the original profile...
Its a wonder it even turned.
I hope you can get it off the...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By rtw02
Right side looks OK,

The left side studs ALL look a little off...
However, like cogswell says, if its not leaking "compression wise" you are probably ok.
These bikes are very "agricultural" and will run just fine with...
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