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Forum: The Board 05-17-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,136
Posted By Moped
Re: Rider Down

Guys - wanted to let y'all know that Chris passed away unexpectedly at my folks' house in Alabama this last Saturday morning.

http://www.chrisgiles.org/

I'm sorry.

Y'all ride safe out there....
Forum: The Board 01-09-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,136
Posted By Moped
Re: Rider Down

Update is long overdue on this thread, apologies (this is Chris's brother, Robert - just borrowing Chris's account to post here again).

Chris was booted out of the rehab hospital at the end of...
Forum: The Board 10-21-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,136
Posted By Moped
Re: Rider Down

Dragon - kind of a summary here:

http://www.chrisgiles.org/blog/about/

The collision wasn't what I'd call fast, ~ 32mph, wearing a helmet, etc. He broke his wrists, but those are basically...
Forum: The Board 10-21-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,136
Posted By Moped
Re: Rider Down

Man, this is the kind of stuff I need to keep hearing... I want my dang brother back.
Forum: The Board 10-18-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,136
Posted By Moped
Rider Down

All - my brother, Chris Giles (aka "Moped" here on JJ), was in a serious motorcycle accident at the end of May down in San Antonio, Texas. A girl heading the opposite direction turned left in front...
Forum: The Board 03-26-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,846
Posted By Moped
Re: removing sportster head

If you're used to working on a Triumph motor, an Evo is a piece of cake. Like vik wrote, the intake manifold bolts are a pain in the ass, but that's about it. You'll need to saw the end off of an...
Forum: The Board 02-08-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Moped
Re: need help in LA!!

Get a stethoscope ($5) and figure out where the noise is coming from.

If it sounds like it's coming from the area around the bottom of the cylinder, you might want to check your lifters. Push down...
Forum: The Board 01-05-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,141
Posted By Moped
Re: Outraw Biku Progress

Thanks. I can probably stuff them in the tool box or under the seat. They look pretty goofy hanging out there.
Forum: The Board 01-05-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,141
Posted By Moped
Re: Outraw Biku Progress

Some updated pictures from a few weeks ago. I'd figure I'd post something to find enough motivation to wire it. :D

Fender needs drilling and I've got a Harley kidney tool box that's going behind...
Forum: The Board 12-30-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,791
Posted By Moped
Re: Anyone ever try this? Trash bag to mount tire.

Awesome link. Tire irons and rim protectors can be a pain in the nards. I think I'd lube the bag up too, before putting the rim on it.
Forum: The Board 12-17-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 254,829
Posted By Moped
Re: Pay backs...

Cool, great story. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The Board 12-15-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,669
Posted By Moped
Re: rigid struts on a 98 sportster?

Struts can be tasteful:

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/Evo.jpg
Forum: The Board 11-16-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Moped
Re: Suprise! What lies underneath the bondo.

Here's some molding on a '53 (sorry, giant fuggin' picture):

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/Neck.jpg

I'm hoping the neck's not FUBAR'd as well.
Forum: The Board 11-13-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,992
Posted By Moped
Re: Drifter V.1 Project Build....my first build

Oooo, Daytona. I like the MKII up front and the banana.
Forum: The Board 11-13-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,108
Posted By Moped
Re: 57 trump progress pics

Are those stock trees?
Forum: The Board 10-27-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Moped
Re: San Antonio places/shops

Go to Austin. Hahahaha. Hahaha. Hahahah. Just kidding.
Forum: The Board 10-26-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,876
Posted By Moped
Re: looking for ideas for low profile headlights

Hella driving light with a homemade aluminum bracket:

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/Polished.jpg


http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/Tank.jpg
Forum: The Board 10-19-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,327
Posted By Moped
Re: Two Sisters Out to Change the World.

Wow, right on. Great story.
Forum: The Board 10-16-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,137
Posted By Moped
Re: No more Buells.

What's wrong with you, Benway?

Ignite the fire within!
Forum: The Board 10-02-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,433
Posted By Moped
Re: Help with Triumph bobber please!!

How do your plugs look? You weren't standing outside in the sun looking for spark were you? Just saying...

Sincerely,
Noam Rumsfeld
Forum: The Board 10-01-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,165
Posted By Moped
Re: Paint Thread

Auto Air - water based. Save the whales.
Forum: The Board 09-27-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,473
Posted By Moped
Forum: The Board 09-18-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,386
Posted By Moped
Re: Avon Drag Slick

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/Slick.jpg

SUCKAHS!
Forum: The Board 09-03-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14,377
Views: 4,072,661
Posted By Moped
Re: Ugly and Funny Bikes... the "Short Bus" of pic threads..

Well laaa-deee-daaa! Look at meeee I'm so faaaancy. I drink tea.

Hosers. A seat and some bars are what, $100?
Forum: The Board 09-02-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14,377
Views: 4,072,661
Posted By Moped
Re: Ugly and Funny Bikes... the "Short Bus" of pic threads..

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/BananaCADef-1.jpg


http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z102/ironmoped/U8-78bar.jpg
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