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Re: Livermore pics

#361 Post by two-stroke-brit » Thu May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

i wonder how much frame sliders would have mitigated the damage .
my concern is they might dig in and bend something rather than just slide to an eventual stop.
i guess they are of most use in a low speed car park tip over.
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Re: Livermore pics

#362 Post by kpke » Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:16 pm

Blackhawk Cars and Coffee in the early AM

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Some interesting stuff

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Then to Alice's with my son

A nice NSR

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Out to the coast, there was a massive bicycle ride along Hiway 1

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Took Pescadero Road back to Alice's

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The view point on Skyline on the way back to Saratoga

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Re: Livermore pics

#363 Post by RZed » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:10 am

Great pics Ken!! Looked like a perfect day for a ride too. :smt023

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Re: Livermore pics

#364 Post by kpke » Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:37 pm

Mines Road today (emergency stop for leg cramp :smt010 )

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The Junction

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Look close at the parking job by the Subaru :smt009

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He's going to have a long day. This was about a half mile from the Observatory. He lost control, took out a turn sign, and somehow the car did not go further down the embankment. He was with a bro and help was on the way. BTW, last weekend going back to Livermore on Mines, a large group of these Subarus were going up toward The Junction cutting blind corners a bit recklessly. I had to pull over and wait for them to go thru so as to not get taken out by one of them. Bad Karma perhaps :smt017

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Lick Observatory

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Re: Livermore pics

#365 Post by kpke » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:16 pm

Some video from yesterday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPDGbIYs1-Q


OK, how do you do the youtube embed thing again?

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1985 yb RZ350 rat driver,fz/fzr parts,fox shock,vm30,pods,porting,toomeys
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Re: Livermore pics

#366 Post by hondaror » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:38 pm

Love your coverage!
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Re: Livermore pics

#367 Post by T.RexRacing » Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:38 pm

I have a '17 WRX. They handle very well but are intolerant of a heavy hand. They will push (understeer) bad if you coast into a corner off the throttle. Honestly with the electronics and AWD I don't see how someone could do that on a dry road. I drive mine like a madman in the rain here in the mountains and the car covers my ass with aplomb. If yer not careful I guess it could lead to very bad habits.
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Re: Livermore pics

#368 Post by RZed » Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:02 am

kpke wrote:Some video from yesterday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPDGbIYs1-Q


OK, how do you do the youtube embed thing again?

CRS problems, you know?
Just use the "youtube" button. [youtube][/youtube]

Then insert the video ID which is the last string of letters/numbers after the equal sign.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;zPDGbIYs1-Q

Should work like this... :smt041


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Re: Livermore pics

#369 Post by kpke » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:08 am

Thanks Charlie! One of these days I will get it (maybe).

Sunday afternoon took the fat bike up Mines to The Junction for the first time with my daughter on the back.

It was a good ride!



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1985 yb RZ350 rat driver,fz/fzr parts,fox shock,vm30,pods,porting,toomeys
1985 RZ350 black? fz/fzr susp (in process)
more RZ350s on hold
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Re: Livermore pics

#370 Post by hondaror » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:42 pm

How's porky treating you Ken?

I love that Honda rider, two bike lengths from the stop sign and he still doesn't have his feet up. Not even close!
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Re: Livermore pics

#371 Post by kpke » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:49 am

Wow photobucket really wiped out my thread :smt013

Maybe I'll start a separate thread with imgur till that site changes their policies :smt009
1983 rwb RZ350 Canadian stock (exc toomeys)
1985 rwb RZ350NC vm30,pods,porting,spec2 pipes
1985 yb RZ350 rat driver,fz/fzr parts,fox shock,vm30,pods,porting,toomeys
1985 RZ350 black? fz/fzr susp (in process)
more RZ350s on hold
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Re: Livermore pics

#372 Post by kpke » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:32 pm

I think I will just continue this thread rather than start a new one. Although all the photo bucket photos will be forever lost, and unfortunately the photo journalism associated like "the deer and the fish story" :smt022 , there is still some extremely valuable content :smt005 , i.e., like YouTube videos.

So yes, I am switching to imgur for now, but how long before they do the same thing as photo bucket?

Regarding the photo bucket debacle, I am not surprised that they would switch to "paid" third-party hosting. However, the $399 fee was over the top. I may have paid $50 annually or something like that, but not $399. They probably have gotten a few subscribers, but IMO they would've gotten 10 times or 100 times more if they would've made the fee reasonable. I believe it's too late now, people have been chased off and are angry about this ransom. Too bad for them. I wonder if photo bucket will survive?

Here's a question for you smart people, why the fuck can we just buy a domain to host our own photos that has all the code to embed them in forum posts? Hmmm, why? That's what I want.


Here are imgur posting instructions from an imjur forum post:


This actually already exists! Imgur should really make light of this as a more obvious feature!

If you take your image URL and add a specific letter to the end of it, it will alter the size for you

Take your URL of an image such as http://i.imgur.com/7iNNs3Th.jpg2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; then add a specific letter to the end of it before the .jpg!

I guess this isn't too well known!

s = Small Square (90×90)
b = Big Square (160×160)
t = Small Thumbnail (160×160)
m = Thumbnail (320×320)
l = Thumbnail (640×640)
h = Thumbnail (1024×1024)

As far as I can tell, it still retains the aspect ratio, so it won't make your stuff square, just shrink it till one both of the sizes are at, or below, the 1024x1024 values etc.


In my own words here's what that means:

Copy the “BBCode (message boards & forums)”. In other words click the blue “Copy” button just below and to the right of this.

Paste it into your forum post. It will look like this but will have Image at the rear of the URL.

http://i.imgur.com/tRWWmIt.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Using the secret code from above add a single letter like this, again it will have Image at the rear of the URL.

In this case I added the letter “h” = Thumbnail (1024×1024)

http://i.imgur.com/tRWWmIth.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Yes, it's that simple. Not too bad.


What I haven't figured out yet in imgur is setting up a file structure. I had done with photo bucket.

For example

Folder - RZ500
>Sub Folder – Engine
>Sub Folder – Electrical
>Sub Folder – Powder Coat
Etc.

Has anybody done this in imgur?


Here is an example using the instructions from above:

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1983 rwb RZ350 Canadian stock (exc toomeys)
1985 rwb RZ350NC vm30,pods,porting,spec2 pipes
1985 yb RZ350 rat driver,fz/fzr parts,fox shock,vm30,pods,porting,toomeys
1985 RZ350 black? fz/fzr susp (in process)
more RZ350s on hold
1985 RZ500 (done, yah sure)

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Re: Livermore pics

#373 Post by RZed » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:37 am

Thanks for the tutorial Ken. :smt023 I'm just starting to transfer all my pics over too. :smt011 :smt013
This sucks!!! :smt012

It does allow you to create albums, but haven't tried an album within an album yet.

Looks like I need to fix my avatar too.. :smt024

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Re: Livermore pics

#374 Post by South_Oz » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:36 am

Yep, Thanx Ken. Ive just started using Imgur as well and was having trouble with pic size.

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Re: Livermore pics

#375 Post by kpke » Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:01 am

There was a nice show today

Monterey Peninsula Vintage Motorcycle Show 2017

attended by friends

Paul RD500 and WW Gamma (and his 2 sons)

John stunning stock y/b RZ350

Me RZ500 and 2 RZ350s

Enjoy the photos

https://photos.app.goo.gl/nRFdgB8w6QMWF8vj2
1983 rwb RZ350 Canadian stock (exc toomeys)
1985 rwb RZ350NC vm30,pods,porting,spec2 pipes
1985 yb RZ350 rat driver,fz/fzr parts,fox shock,vm30,pods,porting,toomeys
1985 RZ350 black? fz/fzr susp (in process)
more RZ350s on hold
1985 RZ500 (done, yah sure)

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