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TwoManyXS1Bs
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Nov 12, 1951 (Age: 66)
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Retired/disabled - cancer survivor

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TwoManyXS1Bs

I like old ignitions, 66, from Fredericksburg, Texas

New Samsung tablet. Now in combat mode with autocorrect. May 30, 2018

TwoManyXS1Bs was last seen:
Oct 18, 2018 at 10:36 PM
    1. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      New Samsung tablet. Now in combat mode with autocorrect.
    2. Bluesboy
      Bluesboy
      Hello, Just read your instructions how to rebuild XS1 tachometer. Very nice. Would like to know if you would be willing to rebuild one tachometer from an XS1 for me? I don't think I could do that myself -it looks really complicated. I'm located in Sweden but can send the tacho to you. Please contact me . bjorn.lindblom@hos.sandnet.se Best Regards // Björn
      1. TwoManyXS1Bs
        TwoManyXS1Bs
        Hello, Bluesboy. Sent you an email...
        Mar 16, 2018
    3. Scooterbrain
      Scooterbrain
      Just Nosing around, and trying to understand new pics I am seeing. I thought that 1970 was Candy Green Only. 1971 was Candy Gold Only and 1972 was Brilliant Red Only !!! I must have snoozed through something ! Is the Candy Orange, with Broad Black Stripes and smaller yellow and red pin stripes actually correct 1972 color scheme ? I am seeing it hare and on bikes for sale online. tks guys..
      1. TwoManyXS1Bs
        TwoManyXS1Bs
        Hey, Scooterbrain. The first XS I ever saw was in a showroom, fall 1970, leftover XS1 in candy green. It left a permanent impression. So, I painted my XS1B in metallic green, using 2 pinstripes, same as the Australian XS1F color and pattern. Euro XS2's were available in that other color scheme...
        Dec 31, 2017
    4. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      Clanking away on stuff
    5. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      Overstressed wing spar. Down for the count...
    6. angus67
    7. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      No, I still need a stroke to swap hands. In fact, I think I'm having a stroke right now...
    8. weekendrider
      weekendrider
      Can you swap hands without missing a stroke?
    9. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      Settin' here rubbin' on a sidecover so fast and hard, that I'm gettin' sparks!
    10. mike capitan
      mike capitan
      Thanks Ranch Wrench I will start digging hopefully with a good outcome with your leads
    11. TwoManyXS1Bs
      TwoManyXS1Bs
      Logging time in my La-z-boy...
      1. gggGary and cycleranger like this.
      2. gggGary
        gggGary
        300miles on resto today it never missed a beat but wooshy swooshy it was hot out there in full gear, well by wussy northern standards anyways. 90 and humid, OK I'm a wimp. Went and looked an XS collection about 10 early bikes (no XS1) fairly good unrestored but I couldn't even convince myself I needed to make an offer on any of them. Was smart for once and did NOT take the van............
        Jun 25, 2016
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  • About

    Birthday:
    Nov 12, 1951 (Age: 66)
    Location:
    Fredericksburg, Texas
    Occupation:
    Retired/disabled - cancer survivor
    Motorcycles:
    Had:
    `70 Honda CB-350 (stock, then hardtail chopped),
    `51 FL panhead (stock, then chopped),
    `68 Honda CA-70, Honda`68 CB-160,
    Several `70s Honda 100/125/145s, `70 Kawa 175,
    `69 Triumph Bonneville, `70 BSA MX-500,

    Have:
    `71 XS1B (stock, then cafe-style, then hardtail chopped)
    `71 XS1B (stock, green like `70s)
    Motorcycle mechanic/service mgr `71-`77.
    Then computers/CAD/CAM/CAE/FAE, flight simulators.
    M/C owner/rider since 1970, in my blood, just don't know much about bikes made after 1977.
    Fell in love with `70 xs1, haven't lost that passion.

    Computers, electronics, metalwork/machining, woodwork,
    Aviation, Firearms/gunsmithing (flintlocks & modern), hunting,
    Physics, Mathematics, Thermodynamics, Software, *gasp*

    Signature

    (2) `71 XS1Bs - 1 'apart' bike, 1 a 'parts' bike with gobs of gadgets.

    Just call me "2M", it's easier...
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