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Ethnic Food-Wrap Aficionado
Ethnic Food-Wrap Aficionado Dork
9/27/21 12:37 p.m.

Raced the WA State Flat Track Championship at Castle Rock last Saturday.  Ended up 4th in my class, even though they let water cooled, power valved, mono-shock bikes run in the vintage class.  Calling it a solid effort for a my first race at that track and on mostly untested equipment.

 

Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter)
Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
10/11/21 6:29 p.m.

fatallightning
fatallightning Reader
10/15/21 9:12 a.m.

Finally put a new rear tire on the ol TW200. I think the original 1987 tire was still on there. Carb started giving me issues, again. Cleaned it, still problematic. Ordered a Chinese CV clone carb, waiting on a different sized carb to intake boot connector to finish it up.

 

Justjim75
Justjim75 SuperDork
10/17/21 2:05 a.m.

In reply to fatallightning :

I REALLY like that

Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter)
Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
10/20/21 5:14 p.m.

Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter)
Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
10/30/21 4:22 p.m.

Did some gravel/dirt roads today. 

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/11/21 5:46 p.m.

Went for a little ride yesterday as well. I love this place. Trailhead is 25 minutes from my house, so it's further away than my usual riding spot. Worth it. The area is huge, I put in 10 miles and didn't even get more than a quarter of the way in.

Note the twin lights on the bike, I'm getting ready for some night riding in the upcoming months.

Justjim75
Justjim75 SuperDork
11/14/21 12:01 p.m.

Well, drinking and driving your work truck can really screw a guy on a motorcycle up.  My everything hurts

03Panther
03Panther UltraDork
11/14/21 12:10 p.m.

Ouch! Hope your everything heals up ok? Good gear on, I assume?

Nothing broken (on you, at least) I hope?

Justjim75
Justjim75 SuperDork
11/14/21 4:32 p.m.

In reply to 03Panther :

I got almost 60 stitches in my leg but I had all my gear on. So I'm hurting everywhere because slammed the back of a utility body at nearly 50mph

AAZCD (Forum Supporter)
AAZCD (Forum Supporter) Dork
11/14/21 6:36 p.m.

In reply to Justjim75 :

Wow, that's a hard impact. Glad that most of your insides didn't come out, and you are well enough to tell us about it. That's going to hurt for a while. I hope you heal well and get adequate compensation.

AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/14/21 8:14 p.m.

In reply to Justjim75 :

Dang man, I wish you the best possible outcome.

white_fly
white_fly HalfDork
11/14/21 8:21 p.m.

A work trip took me up to North Carolina where I got to ride a bit in the colors.

AAZCD (Forum Supporter)
AAZCD (Forum Supporter) Dork
11/14/21 8:54 p.m.

Yamaha XT 225 with Clarke Tank and Seat Concepts seat now installed.

Justjim75
Justjim75 SuperDork
11/16/21 12:11 p.m.

Anybody want to see my leg before the 60 or so stitches?  Lol, still feel like I fell down a cliff but healing slowly but surely I think

Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter)
Professor_Brap (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand UberDork
11/17/21 12:24 p.m.

Out enjoying a beautiful fall day. 

bgkast
bgkast GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
11/23/21 11:28 p.m.

I'm now a 2 Triumph garage

RichardNZ
RichardNZ GRM+ Memberand Reader
11/24/21 1:55 a.m.

Mr. Peabody
Mr. Peabody UltimaDork
11/29/21 9:24 a.m.
RichardNZ said:

I've never seen a yellow TY

Ours were red and white like the MX'ers of the era. The best looking Yamahas, IMO

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