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Look what just turned up at my house!
« on: January 12, 2015, 12:56:21 PM »












F%#&*^@* Doug............... ....

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 01:01:20 PM »
SWEEEEEEEET ;-T

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2015, 01:02:28 PM »
Did it follow you home? Can you keep it? Envious...
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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2015, 01:07:53 PM »
Did it follow you home? Can you keep it? Envious...

Actually it used to be my bike and sidecar.  I sold them separately to Doug.  He's been riding, even when the temperature is down at ridiculous temperatures.

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2015, 01:24:21 PM »

Now that's "air-cooled" taken to the extreme.  ;)


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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2015, 01:52:11 PM »
HARD CORE!

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2015, 02:03:33 PM »
I should perhaps add that:

It's about 45 miles from Doug's place to mine
He's been using a set of light chains (hardware store chain wrapped around the tyre) but wore them out over the last few days
He's been riding almost every day, even when the temperature was below -20c
The 74 Eldofornia starts easily, even when it's really cold
He's the only person I know who's a dafter bugger than me!  (JB doesn't count - different league)

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and I guess we should have trimmed the chains better............. ....

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2015, 02:48:03 PM »
 ;-T ;-T

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2015, 02:52:15 PM »
 :bow

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2015, 02:55:49 PM »
Damn, isn't that hell on the rims spokes and nipples?

I'd make sling pieces with chain & leather, tow strap, or rubber bungee bits...

Fit them tight on the tire slightly under inflated.. Then top off the air to semi-hold them in place


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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2015, 03:09:23 PM »
Spikes  :D

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2015, 03:27:41 PM »
 :bow Nice rig!

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2015, 03:38:29 PM »
Any Guzzistas in Ontario that don't have a grey beard?   :BEER:
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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2015, 04:05:19 PM »
Any Guzzistas in Ontario that don't have a grey beard?   :BEER:

Are there any Guzzisti anywhere that don't have a grey beard?  ~; (it's also effective insulation.....) ;-T

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« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2015, 05:11:38 PM »
I'm in Ontario. My beard is white. Hasn't been grey since I was about 35  :D
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« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2015, 05:28:43 PM »
I just thought that is the way all Canadians looked  :o ;D

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2015, 05:41:58 PM »
Are there any Guzzisti anywhere that don't have a grey beard?  ~; (it's also effective insulation.....) ;-T

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2015, 05:51:29 PM »
I'm more surprised by the dog relaxing in the snow as if it were a warm sunny day  ;D
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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2015, 06:29:11 PM »
Dang that is a "cool" rig.  Ride safe, turn into the skids?

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2015, 06:38:48 PM »
HARD CORE!

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I won't even bother to take my friends snowmobile out in the winter time.

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2015, 06:44:53 PM »
I just thought that is the way all Canadians looked  :o ;D

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2015, 06:59:02 PM »
I'm more surprised by the dog relaxing in the snow as if it were a warm sunny day  ;D

I'm guessing you don't spend much time in the cold.  Our dogs love it.  Jenny (our previous dog) isn't looking to come in, this look says 'Please don't make me come in!"

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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2015, 07:03:42 PM »
It is!


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Steve Smith (Red) was exactly the image that came to mind  ;D

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2015, 07:10:12 PM »
so was Nick wearing a red hat to green?    :D



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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2015, 07:46:30 PM »
Are there any Guzzisti anywhere that don't have a grey beard?  ~; (it's also effective insulation.....) ;-T

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I don't have a beard, and if I did, it wouldn't be grey or white. Well, maybe a few grey flecks, but not many…….yet.

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2015, 07:56:33 PM »
Does he ever show up in the summer on his snowmobile?

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2015, 08:05:29 PM »
Does he ever show up in the summer on his snowmobile?

Nah.............he's far too normal for that!


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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #27 on: January 12, 2015, 08:13:24 PM »
I would love to have a go at chains in the snow, looks like a lot of fun. ;-T.  On someone else's bike though ! I nearly pee'd blood when they scratched the rim of Griso's wheel putting on a new tire  ::(
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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #28 on: January 12, 2015, 08:20:07 PM »
Any Guzzistas in Ontario that don't have a grey beard?   :BEER:

Yeah there are a few but we don't take them all that seriously

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Re: Look what just turned up at my house!
« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2015, 09:04:08 PM »
You're a bad influence,  Nick!   ;D

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