Dickin Around in Doug's Garage

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by rtwdoug, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. photomd

    photomd Been here awhile

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    Would you pitch your life to Velocity or TLC? I'd much rather watch you dig through trash and ride around the world than some of the others we see on TV.

    :D
  2. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Aspiring advrider

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    I'd take that Ford Coupe. Probably just a hunk of rust at this point.
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  3. Laconic

    Laconic Hapless Rube

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    What are those covers over the headlights? Never seen those before.
  4. jbcaddy

    jbcaddy Long timer

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    I have seen them in hot rod parts catalogs. cannot remember which one. repos of old style custom dressup parts. those were prolly chrome when new.
  5. ML WYDELL

    ML WYDELL NED

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    Yeah Doug,it was Good Deal Daves. Lookin for the next spot now.
  6. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    Dave's had a huge pile, but again, most of it was shot from sitting outside. I was one of the first to dig when the estate came up for sale, and some of the buildings were still locked up (the executor cut em open for me)
    I spent a day looking thru buildings, vans, buses, fields, and even the house that was farther up the holler. The bikes were covered in snow, so Im sure I missed some stuff, but I got a pretty good load of parts, and the guys there were selling it to me by the pound. I was lovin that :D
  7. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    EMPI headlight covers. were popular on v-dubs too. don't know if there were other manufacturers and i don't know if the v-dub covers fit domestic. probably id they are the same diameter. you can still get them new.
  8. Dyno

    Dyno Conquistador

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    The Novi Michigan Motorcycle show had an unexpected celebrity appearance today!

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  9. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    yep, poly went up to it, she has always wanted to meet lois pryce (austin vinces wife)
    and to see friends from last years ims tour we did.

    i wasnt able to go, had too much goin on
  10. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    this should be good for a laugh......

    travelling the USA on my Honda chopper back in 87.

    Where was touratech when I needed them????

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  11. lowbudget

    lowbudget _twin brothers on the go_

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    Holy shit!

    What a pic, I wouldn´t be sure whether I´d be posting that on the Internets :eek1

    Nice top for sure :clap
  12. Center-stand

    Center-stand Long timer

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    Too cool Doug. Wire milk crate, wire bicycle basket, and it appears like a leather purse in the bicycle basket. Truly a man ahead of his time. I love the old pics. I'm old enough to know how cool you were back then, but hey, you still are.
  13. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    thats not a purse. its a goodwill tool bag!
  14. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    :rofl way to put yourself out there Doug!
  15. GSBS

    GSBS FunHog

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    The pink sunglasses were a nice touch. :thumb
  16. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    How many places/states did you get to see on that old chopper?
  17. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    It looks like he went EVERYWHERE!
  18. eldomike

    eldomike Who Cares

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    I think he still has that fanny pack :D
  19. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    I dunno where all I went on this one. I did go thru 3-4 motors on this bike tho. I have a map somewhere with different routes outlined by which bike I was traveling on. After this bike, I got a Guzzi 850T, then I really started going places.

    I still have the bike & the vest, the rest of the ensemble got worn out & tossed aside :lol3
  20. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    really, even those sweet shades? :lol3