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Re: roll call [Re: Richrd] #598938
05/11/15 9:36 am
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Originally Posted By Richrd
back in the "real" enduro days, they would layout the pavement sections with flour. they would fill small paper bags, then drive the roads tossing the bags out of the back of a pickup. the bag would break and the flour would taper to a point pointing the way.


Same for poker runs. Using lime. One spot of lime for a R turn, two spots of lime for a L turn. Of course that doesn't work quite so well if it's raining like h-e- double-hockey-sticks.

Then again, it NEVER rains at the TSMR. blush

Don't forget the good ol English "drop off" system where a rider stops at every turn to flag the way for the rest of the crew...
Not sure of the exact particulars but one could always ask Shaun...
He's the one always complaining when it doesn't work! laughing


Last edited by ricochetrider; 05/11/15 9:39 am.

"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: roll call [Re: Richrd] #598940
05/11/15 9:43 am
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Originally Posted By Richrd
"Ya'll ain.t gona beleive this shit!"

Commando and I are alive. (one of us at least). Short story, left home on Dixie the norton, tri spark went out 50 miles later. left home 4 hours later on the Bstrom. 250 miles later we're skidding down the hiway at 75mph for 252 feet. took out superbike chain, swingarm, chainguard, and new Michelen tire.

bike is in a gaarage til I can get back here to pick it up and CC and I are in a motel hoping Paul will pick us up tomorrow.

nothing like going to the tsmr without a bike.

Maybe mr.mike will bring me something to ride.


And here I was pricing TriSparks for the TSMR Norton! Maybe we better talk when you get here.

Nobody can say you didn't try! Start on the Norton, it goofs, go home and get the Applicance, IT goofs, so get in a cage and come on. That's dedication!

Why do we fool with these bikes anyway .... ?

Lannis


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #598941
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I am also. Not, unfortunately, the yellow bird as the clutch won't...


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95 Trident
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Re: roll call [Re: No Name Man] #598942
05/11/15 10:10 am
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Originally Posted By No Name Man
I am also. Not, unfortunately, the yellow bird as the clutch won't...


?????????????????????????????????????? confused ?????????????????????

Okay Bill....calm down my friend. smile Lay the pipe on the floor and step back and nobody will get hurt. laughing

Pokey

Re: roll call [Re: Richrd] #598947
05/11/15 10:36 am
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Originally Posted By Richrd
I'd better clarify, I didn,t go down, just had a wild ride.


Thanks for the update Richard, we were concerned


Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures

It's not the destination, it's the journey.

Bryan



Re: roll call [Re: No Name Man] #598953
05/11/15 11:15 am
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Originally Posted By No Name Man
I am also. Not, unfortunately, the yellow bird as the clutch won't...


Hobot?? is that you??


1960 BSA A10
2007 Suzuki Bandit
1957 A10
(Used to be a Triumph here)
71 Norton Commando
17 Triumph Bonneville

Re: roll call [Re: Richrd] #598980
05/11/15 12:49 pm
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as i am not riding my notrun is also open to you. after all i would hate to see you on a lesser brand british bike laughing


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Re: roll call [Re: MikeG] #598984
05/11/15 1:14 pm
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Originally Posted By MikeG
Originally Posted By No Name Man
I am also. Not, unfortunately, the yellow bird as the clutch won't...


Hobot?? is that you??



Couldn't be Mike.... laughing....no mention of "the gravel". laughing


Crack is wack.....Pokey

Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #598987
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Originally Posted By bill50cal
<snip> after all i would hate to see you on a lesser brand british bike laughing


WHAT!!!! somebody bringing a ( insert your favorite brit bike to bash here )?????

We all know Richard will ride ANY THING.....heck, it was the G-String bike that the chain broke on.

laughing Pokey

Re: roll call [Re: No Name Man] #599006
05/11/15 2:50 pm
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Originally Posted By No Name Man
I am also. Not, unfortunately, the yellow bird as the clutch won't...


Understood, Siegfried. The crow flies at midnight ...


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: roll call [Re: Lannis] #599012
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Is there a tie on the doorknob?


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Re: roll call [Re: Alan_nc] #599024
05/11/15 5:32 pm
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Originally Posted By Alan_nc
Is there a tie on the doorknob?


Do they still do that?

I borrowed a tie from another guy in the dorm once, and when I took it back, his door was shut so I just hung it on the doorknob.

His roommate came in late, saw the tie there, and spent the night in the student lounge sleeping on a vinyl couch. Turns out his buddy wasn't even on campus that night ... !

Lannis


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599027
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I don't know how to tie a tie..........never understood the reasoning behind them, since I always carried a handkerchief anyway whistle...Now I know why they came into fashion!! laugh


1960 BSA A10
2007 Suzuki Bandit
1957 A10
(Used to be a Triumph here)
71 Norton Commando
17 Triumph Bonneville

Re: roll call [Re: MikeG] #599044
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Originally Posted By MikeG
I don't know how to tie a tie..........never understood the reasoning behind them, since I always carried a handkerchief anyway whistle...Now I know why they came into fashion!! laugh


I quit clip-ons and learned to tie a tie by my grandad when I was about 12 years old.

Between church, work (for 20 years we had to wear them every day), funerals, weddings, I estimate that I've probably tied a tie close to 10,000 times in my life .... !

Lannis


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599065
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They help keep the gravy offn yer shirt...

The yellow thing is an OIF Firebird with that wonderful ball-ramp clutch. The ball-ramp is balls up.

Yesterday was my Bday so I was allowed to be cryptic. I am now younger than my youngest child.


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85 K100RS
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Re: roll call [Re: No Name Man] #599090
05/12/15 7:50 am
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Originally Posted By No Name Man
They help keep the gravy offn yer shirt...



clap laughing laughing


Many happys for yesterday beerchug


Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures

It's not the destination, it's the journey.

Bryan



Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599102
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1973 Yamaha TX750
1975 Yamaha DT400B
1984 Yamaha RZ350
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2014 Triumph Rocket III
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599103
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What's wrong with this picture??


1974 Norton Commando 850
1973 Yamaha TX750
1975 Yamaha DT400B
1984 Yamaha RZ350
2007 Triumph Tiger 1050
2014 Triumph Rocket III
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599104
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Here's a hint...


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1984 Yamaha RZ350
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2014 Triumph Rocket III
Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599115
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I see the blood, I suppose there is sweat & tears somewhere frown


Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures

It's not the destination, it's the journey.

Bryan



Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599123
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No tears... maybe a protruding lower lip beerchug


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1973 Yamaha TX750
1975 Yamaha DT400B
1984 Yamaha RZ350
2007 Triumph Tiger 1050
2014 Triumph Rocket III
Re: roll call [Re: Howard Inough] #599129
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the bearing is on the gear and not in the case.also not an uncommon issue along with the crack between the 2 bearings.

Originally Posted By Howard Inough
What's wrong with this picture??

Last edited by bill50cal; 05/12/15 1:09 pm.

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Re: roll call [Re: Howard Inough] #599141
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Originally Posted By Howard Inough
What's wrong with this picture??


the parts are in your hand and not in your transamission


1960 BSA A10
2007 Suzuki Bandit
1957 A10
(Used to be a Triumph here)
71 Norton Commando
17 Triumph Bonneville

Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599142
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Hey Windy...speaking of bearings, is there a source of wheel bearings near Shady Valley to fit the front spindle of my 69 A65? Not to mention I have yet to get the retainer off. Would be nice if we could manage that in yer shop...

Bill E


69 A65T
71 B50T
85 K100RS
54/59 A10SR
69 B44VS
71 A65FS
95 Trident
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Re: roll call [Re: bill50cal] #599146
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you have a number off the old bearing Bill??I think it's a standard size ball bearing I might have at work.


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2007 Suzuki Bandit
1957 A10
(Used to be a Triumph here)
71 Norton Commando
17 Triumph Bonneville

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