Richmond Va chatter

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by mikeinrichmond, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Jeff Munn

    Jeff Munn Just along for the ride..

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    Chuck, you may want to check on whether they have a two night minimum. Fri and Sat.
  2. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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    Hey, I just finished rebuilding this, and took it for a ride.

    It's not a dirt bike. :evil

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  3. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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    FWIW, for the longest time, all I ever read on this thread was road riding stuff. I guess the "pendulum is swingin' back the other way!" (RIP Steve C.)
  4. MADSTROM

    MADSTROM Long timer

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    VERY VERY NICE, looks like new !!! :clap I always liked them. A really clean design and typical excellent Honda engineering.
  5. Sic Semper Tyrannis

    Sic Semper Tyrannis Plays with Banjos, Boats and Bikes...

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  6. Michhub

    Michhub Major Medical

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    Pete you have some pretty cool projects, well done :thumb
  7. Guy Young

    Guy Young Long timer

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    Nice Pete. You paint it yourself???

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  8. bastardbiker

    bastardbiker Lost in the Void

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    If so he did a god damn good job, but it looks like a factory color scheme. I almost bought one of those 250 V-twin interceptors myself as a project a while back. You did a great job restoring that old girl, I'd rock the hell out of it. Neat little bikes. I really like the look of the enclosed front disc brake but I've heard that it was more prone to brake fade due to overheating than the open-disc models.
  9. toddzacker

    toddzacker NO FILTER

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    I would have to say, that is one of the best refurb jobs I have seen...nicely done!
  10. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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    Yep. Genuine garage paint job. Polyurethane clear coat on top. Takes half a lifetime to learn how to do it right, in your spare time. :evil
  11. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Long timer

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    I spent the last couple of hours tearing my GS apart to get to the air filter. Tomorrow, valves get adjusted and engine oil/filter, FD fluid, transmission fluid get changed...

    As I was taking the bike apart, I kept laughing thinking to myself, how did I get mud all of the way up here!? :lol3

    I had Guy do some work on my DRZ. One of the things he installed was 2" shorter dogbones...Now I need an expensive skidplate but it's worth it, I am much more comfortable on it being 2" lower. :clap
  12. Guy Young

    Guy Young Long timer

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    Good for you. Looks nice. Assume the bike will show up at Poe's one Sunday? :ear

    Paint, and body work are things I've never been good at. Get too impatient and try to rush through the process.

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  13. ddlewis

    ddlewis Long timer

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    Nice job Pete!
  14. Jeff Munn

    Jeff Munn Just along for the ride..

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    Yeah, what Guy said. I have the utmost respect for guys who can paint. I've tried, but it NEVER turned out really well. The only thing I've ever painted that came close to looking good were the wheels on the John Deere XS600. And those puppies took me three tries and two complete do-overs before I slowed down and got it right. I am not a painter.

    Good job Pete. You da Man with a can.

    jeff
  15. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Long timer

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    Ex-Navy Seal, Chris Kyle, the most successful sniper in U.S. history with 225 kills (168 confirmed) has been shot and killed at a gun range, the suspect is in custody. I heard that that there was a $1,000,000 bounty on his life issued by Iran. Too bad. Whether you like his profession or not, countless members of our troops were kept safe and alive by him neutralizing bad guys.

    R.I.P. brother. :(:
  16. Guy Young

    Guy Young Long timer

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    More fodder for the antis, and we'll let it go at that.

    And as Eddy said, RIP Chris. Thank you for your service to our country.

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  17. MrSandman818

    MrSandman818 INaVANdownBYtheRIVER

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    Sad day to lose another brother in arms.



  18. freaking RT

    freaking RT will golf for food

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    OK peeps where is a good place for a Sunday brunch? and not far West End places. I live 3 miles from Chesterfield CH. So central Chesterfield, Chester, Petersburg locale would be nice :lol2

    Joe's Inn in the fan has the best steak & eggs in town. The one in Bon-Air sucks when it comes to steak & eggs :nod

    Millie's across and down from Poe's is good, but I hate standing in line. Actually, speaking of Poe's it has gotten better. They use to suck on brunch :lol2 and River City down there has a good brunch.

    but the drive into town, one every couple of months is not bad. so my search for a local place continues.

    Wild Rose's in Chester used to have a nice brunch. But Rose needs a day off :lol2

    Steel Horse is ok, the cook needs to learn how to cook eggs :lol2 They have screwed it up a couple of times :lol2

    went into Sideline's Cafe last Sunday and got blasted by a loud sermon from a TV preacher :lol3

    any suggestions for a mom & pop brunch place? :ear
  19. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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  20. MAN OF BLUES

    MAN OF BLUES COG #5977 EX-TECH EDITOR

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    oH heck Freak, take a nice ride up to Hanover....Michelle's, the restaurant @ Hanover Tavern had awesome brunch....bout the only good thing there imho.
    Great Bloody Mary's...:evil