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Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 146,973
Posted By Euromad
#2 on the fenders. Bike looks great! How hard...

#2 on the fenders. Bike looks great! How hard was it to source parts?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Euromad
I think it's a great intro- good motor and...

I think it's a great intro- good motor and chassis, simple, fun bike. It does depend on what problems the bike has of course.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,972
Posted By Euromad
Thanks so much for posting these beautiful shots...

Thanks so much for posting these beautiful shots of a wonderful variety of bikes!!!
Your camera does you credit sir!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By Euromad
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomar...

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/tdfriescrambler_zps1f591d5c.jpg
A '77 or so scrambler but not green. Where are you in upstate George?
I'm east of Rochester myself
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 101,977
Posted By Euromad
Here's a Rickman Triumph set up for scrambles. ...

Here's a Rickman Triumph set up for scrambles. From a French GQ ad no less:rofl

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/Rcikmantri_zpsd1003dcd.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 101,977
Posted By Euromad
I'd like to see more too. Currently working on a...

I'd like to see more too. Currently working on a scrambler because it's an eastern Triumph. There were a lot of guys riding Triumphs and Harleys in the woods- a little different setup. Check out...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,997
Posted By Euromad
I think you did a nice job. The whole flow...

I think you did a nice job. The whole flow works. Are you dirt roading it?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,390
Posted By Euromad
Wow! Very tidy Kevin

Wow! Very tidy Kevin
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 195,613
Posted By Euromad
I like the Beemer except for the color and the...

I like the Beemer except for the color and the fenders. The fenders wreck the teardrop shape of the tank and frame. I'd also put lower profile shocks in the back.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Euromad
That's Great! Thanks for sharing!

That's Great! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 101,977
Posted By Euromad
[QUOTE=Kasi;21349802]Just finished my 71 OIF...

[QUOTE=Kasi;21349802]Just finished my 71 OIF Sled] I have a 750 OIF too and really like both the bike and the photo. Nicely built and spare. What tires did you use?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Euromad
I love my '04 310 which is a bit more powerful...

I love my '04 310 which is a bit more powerful than my buddy's 2010. The 2010 is lighter than my '04. It would benefit from a different silencer but is also well put together and reliable. Similar...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,811
Posted By Euromad
Beautiful job! Front and rear small chrome...

Beautiful job! Front and rear small chrome fenders would look very nice. A tail section would work too. I guess it depends on whether you want the tank shape to be dominant visually or if you want...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Euromad
I think you can access the shifter drum by taking...

I think you can access the shifter drum by taking off the clutch cover. The drum and gearshift ratchet are underneath or to the rear of the clutch . Sometimes the ratchet and springs get worn and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By Euromad
Hope that shows up on the tube! Looks...

Hope that shows up on the tube! Looks intelligent for a change :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,709
Posted By Euromad
I suggest some black in there to accent the...

I suggest some black in there to accent the orange. Looking good! Any performance/handling modifications you are considering?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Euromad
My Triumph forks are leaking and you have to...

My Triumph forks are leaking and you have to replace the whole lower leg to fix the bushings. The Triumph forks are harsh and don't work very well. The Betors are lighter and have better damping. ...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,971
Posted By Euromad
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomar...

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/100_6457.jpg
Here's my '74. Preston Petty fenders,21" front wheel, new shocks, otherwise stock. When you start it mix some oil in the
gas. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By Euromad
Fork swap on a Triumph- Betor questions

I'm putting a set of 35mm Betors on my T140. Looking for setup tips, spring rates, damping improvements, etc.
I'll be using the Triumph conical hub. Obviously I need to fabricate a brake mount,...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-01-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By Euromad
Cowboy's right- it's too new to be in Old's cool....

Cowboy's right- it's too new to be in Old's cool. Not really 80's tech either. The '85 Wr250 I had was the first year for liquid cooling, single shock and front disc brake. Husky put a water jacket...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-27-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 57,007
Posted By Euromad
On the T's- are you printing and using transfers?...

On the T's- are you printing and using transfers?
Look forward to the scrambler.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 45,090
Posted By Euromad
Great bike, great write-up. Too much fun, eh? ...

Great bike, great write-up. Too much fun, eh? Always wanted a T-3 or slightly later Gooses. Keep us osted.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,259
Posted By Euromad
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomar...

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/leftside1012.jpg
A 71/76 Bonnie so far. Presently looking for high pipes, chrome fenders, tail light, front forks, and odds n ends. Basket case...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By Euromad
Good suggestions! I use an MX helmet and...

Good suggestions! I use an MX helmet and goggles with a balaclava and a breath deflector. The goggles fog little, the deflector keeps my nose warm and I also tape over all vents- bring some extra...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-06-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 19,452
Posted By Euromad
This actually a 175 but...mods include a 21"...

This actually a 175 but...mods include a 21" front wheel and Preston Petty fenders-free bike #1
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/100_6457.jpg

Free bike #2 '83 KDX 200 Got it...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,605
Posted By Euromad
I'm happy to see people resurrecting old bikes...

I'm happy to see people resurrecting old bikes and riding them! I look at the current cafe bikes as a form over function kinda thing. Frankly I don't understand why anyone would cafe a 350 Honda...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,709
Posted By Euromad
Baking soda blasting will clean the engine real...

Baking soda blasting will clean the engine real well without harming them. There is a master cylinder you can use from a /7 BMW but you will need to replace the lever perches and switch gear as...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,602
Posted By Euromad
Very impressed BavNoo! Your photoshop design is...

Very impressed BavNoo! Your photoshop design is awesome.
My suggestion is to do modifications in stages.
This allows you to do a certain amount of work and then ride it until you're ready for...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-06-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,852
Posted By Euromad
go to cafehusky in the vintage section they'll...

go to cafehusky in the vintage section they'll know
Forum: 2 smokers 11-03-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,947
Posted By Euromad
Check wheel bearings and swingarm bushings. ...

Check wheel bearings and swingarm bushings. Check the steering head bearings for play too. They all can cause a bad wobble.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 146,973
Posted By Euromad
http://www.advrider.com/forums/[IMG]http://i940.ph...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/[IMG]http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/just_home_1.jpg http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad243/petekomarek/just_home_1.jpgThis is how she came home...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-28-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 38,002
Posted By Euromad
Huzzah! :clap I bow in splendid admiration. ...

Huzzah! :clap
I bow in splendid admiration. Better luck at next year's race.
The glorious days of misspent youth.
Future ideas?
Forum: 2 smokers 10-22-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,378
Posted By Euromad
Very Nice! I'm a fan of the early Hondas too-...

Very Nice! I'm a fan of the early Hondas too- hope it was a great price! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 146,973
Posted By Euromad
Love the SR's! Miss mine. Simple sturdy bike,...

Love the SR's! Miss mine. Simple sturdy bike, lot's o potential
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By Euromad
A similar vein would be an SR500 the street...

A similar vein would be an SR500 the street version of the TT. Could easily be made into a scrambler. The Yamaha SRX600 and the Honda GB500 are similar. For an older bike BMW's and Moto Guzzis...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,339
Posted By Euromad
I'd think $1500 was a bit high with a frozen...

I'd think $1500 was a bit high with a frozen motor too. I picked up my non running motor turns over Triumph for $600.
Any nonrunner would need a teardown to clean the sludge trap, yadayada.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-19-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 38,002
Posted By Euromad
Excellent writing Fotoduda! Your English is very...

Excellent writing Fotoduda! Your English is very good, with the most amusing odds and ends thrown in
-rollgas- American=throttle or twist grip. UK-?
One thing I'd mention is your head stay- this...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 146,973
Posted By Euromad
Very nice Transgarp! Got a Triumph I'm...

Very nice Transgarp!
Got a Triumph I'm scrambling myself. It's a bitsa, not as nice as yours but I'm enjoying playing with it.
You must not drop it much as it looks very tidy...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,136
Posted By Euromad
When you shoot video pull back a little and stay...

When you shoot video pull back a little and stay on the area you want to show. The video jumps around too fast to see some details.
The signal indicator is stock. The up position on the headlight...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,136
Posted By Euromad
Congrats on your new bike! I had a '72 SWB. ...

Congrats on your new bike! I had a '72 SWB. Much smoother than my '74 90/6.
The seat is not stock or was recovered with a newer style seat cover. The horns are awesome! it's great to be able to...
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