soulstrut, it's been awhile

akoako 3,409 Posts
edited October 2008 in Strut Central
i swear...i dont frequent the forums for like, a couple months, and 32909999 new people show up.b,121b,121hows it been on here?b,121b,121winters coming so that means i'm starting to dig and work on music again (finally)b,121b,121sorry to all that PM'ed me when i was in california...ended up not really being able to do much that i wanted since my only transportation was my parents and we pretty much spent all day shopping or going to touristy shit or whatever. really wanted to meet up with some dudes, too. oh well, i'll probably be out that way again this winter.b,121b,121spent all summer working on and riding mopeds. here's my latest project which is hardly close to finished:b,121b,121IMG src=http://photos-d.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v354/227/109/501292729/n501292729_902523_9316.jpg>b,121b,1211976 puch maxi. i bought the frame with a seized engine for $40 earlier this summer...then bought a fully working mint '77 bike and transferred everything over to this frame. still doing a couple performance mods. stock, this bike would have probably went 20-25 mph, now i have it up to 38 on the flat and 42+ downhill, with plenty more work to do.b,121b,121heres what it looked like when i got it:b,121b,121IMG src=http://photos-h.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-snc1/v312/227/109/501292729/n501292729_741047_6887.jpg>b,121b,121b,121anyway...i've missed you all, and music, and records. ive been so out of it all summer. ill probably be here a lot more now that riding season is coming to an end. i still need to check out that beats forum raj started. good idea. excited to post some stuff there soon.b,121b,121sincerely,b,121A-ko

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  • luckluck 4,077 Posts
    Hey, bud.

  • batmonbatmon 27,574 Posts
    where is wifey?

  • pickwick33pickwick33 8,946 Posts
    /font1
    Quote:/font1h,121b,121i swear...i dont frequent the forums for like, a couple months, and 32909999 new people show up.b,121b,121h,121
    b,121b,121About half of those "new people" are Soul Strut regulars who changed their names (long story)...b,121b,121Welcome back, Ako. And that's a killer ride.

  • GaryGary 3,982 Posts
    Hi Ako,b,121b,121I am DIzzy Bull.b,121b,121WElcome back.

  • welcome bakb,121b,121b,121awuyeahb,121

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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121b,121b,121About half of those "new people" are Soul Strut regulars who changed their names (long story)...b,121b,121 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b,121I tried too, but my petition has been rejected.... img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/WHYMUSTICRY.gif" alt="" 21

  • DB_CooperDB_Cooper Manhatin' 7,823 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121b,121b,121About half of those "new people" are Soul Strut regulars who changed their names (long story)...b,121b,121 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b,121I tried too, but my petition has been rejected.... img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/WHYMUSTICRY.gif" alt="" 21 b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b,121Pony up that Susan Lucci, son!

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121welcome bakb,121b,121b,121awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b,121i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b,121b,121in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway

  • wassup buddy

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121welcome bakb, 21b, 21b, 21awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b,121b,121in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21P.S. PLEASE GIVE ME THAT PINTO.b,121b,121i want one so bad. or pretty much any bike with an E50 that isnt a maxi/newport

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121wassup buddy b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21listening to rhythm and rhyme..haha

  • CBearCBear 902 Posts
    Recent purchases:b,121b, 21The Magnum in the background is a co-workers. It was fresh off the eBay truck and getting the cafe treatment.b,121img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/2890931293_00df4d2a54.jpg"1b,121b, 21img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3153/2965629535_e79f118b79.jpg"1

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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121i swear...i dont frequent the forums for like, a couple months, and 32909999 new people show up.b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21About half of those "new people" are Soul Strut regulars who changed their names (long story)...b,121b,121Welcome back, Ako. And that's a killer ride. b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21to that -b,121b, 21i think it might be time for a good old roll call - i can't figure out who half of the people i used to know on here are either.

  • AlmondAlmond 1,427 Posts
    it's been awhile for me as well. i'm on campus most of the day. i'll let y'all know how my soil science midterm went. or not.

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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121welcome bakb,121b,121b,121awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b,121b,121in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21P.S. PLEASE GIVE ME THAT PINTO.b,121b,121i want one so bad. or pretty much any bike with an E50 that isnt a maxi/newport b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21it's going to be for sale in chicago soon

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b, 21welcome bakb, 21b,121b,121awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b, 21b,121in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21P.S. PLEASE GIVE ME THAT PINTO.b, 21b,121i want one so bad. or pretty much any bike with an E50 that isnt a maxi/newport b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21it's going to be for sale in chicago soon b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21how much? titled? i'd totally drive out there for a yellow pinto.b, 21b,121p.s. i have a 65cc metrakit arriving any day now

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121Recent purchases:b,121b,121The Magnum in the background is a co-workers. It was fresh off the eBay truck and getting the cafe treatment.b,121img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3130/2890931293_00df4d2a54.jpg"1b,121b,121img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3153/2965629535_e79f118b79.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21damn. mkII. i hear those ZA50 engines die somewhat easy but they are fun while they last.b, 21b,121i had two vespa Bravos, but i'd take a Ciao or a Si any day. nice finds!

  • BurnsBurns 2,227 Posts
    screw the bikes, wheres the album, C7 gave you strict instructions.

  • SyminSymin 999 Posts
    the maxi is lookin good. im still waiting on the exhaust for my jawa. then i hit the road

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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121welcome bakb,121b,121b,121awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b,121b, 21in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21P.S. PLEASE GIVE ME THAT PINTO.b,121b, 21i want one so bad. or pretty much any bike with an E50 that isnt a maxi/newport b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21it's going to be for sale in chicago soon b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21how much? titled? i'd totally drive out there for a yellow pinto.b,121b, 21p.s. i have a 65cc metrakit arriving any day now b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21i don't want to say a price yet as things might change. not titled. i'd rather give you more info when it's ready, i'll send you something then

  • CBearCBear 902 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121Recent purchases:b,121b,121The Magnum in the background is a co-workers. It was fresh off the eBay truck and getting the cafe treatment.b, 21 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21damn. mkII. i hear those ZA50 engines die somewhat easy but they are fun while they last.b,121b, 21i had two vespa Bravos, but i'd take a Ciao or a Si any day. nice finds! b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21The MKII is getting a Polini 65 kit, 19mm dellorto, and a pipe this weekend. That should shorten it's life a little.

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121Recent purchases:b,121b,121The Magnum in the background is a co-workers. It was fresh off the eBay truck and getting the cafe treatment.b, 21 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21damn. mkII. i hear those ZA50 engines die somewhat easy but they are fun while they last.b,121b, 21i had two vespa Bravos, but i'd take a Ciao or a Si any day. nice finds! b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21The MKII is getting a Polini 65 kit, 19mm dellorto, and a pipe this weekend. That should shorten it's life a little. b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21haha, definitely...polini's are fast but are pretty prone to seizing. im sticking with metrakits for now...totally was gonna buy a 65 polini off a friend but he ordered me a metra instead and sold the polini to some other dude.b,121b,121P.S. what pipe are you thinking about? im running a Tecno Boss and im very happy with it. my friend has a Tecno Estoril and the low end is great, but i think he wants my pipe instead now...

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121screw the bikes, wheres the album, C7 gave you strict instructions. b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21shit. i'm on it.

  • akoako 3,409 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121/font1Quote:/font1h,121b,121welcome bakb,121b,121b,121awuyeahb,121img src="http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o72/Style_no_6273/IMG_0079.jpg"1 b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21i totally could have had a magnum XK, but i bought an MB5 instead...b,121b, 21in retrospect, i kinda wish i would have gotten the XK, but the MB5 is a super cool bike anyway b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21P.S. PLEASE GIVE ME THAT PINTO.b,121b, 21i want one so bad. or pretty much any bike with an E50 that isnt a maxi/newport b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21it's going to be for sale in chicago soon b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21how much? titled? i'd totally drive out there for a yellow pinto.b,121b, 21p.s. i have a 65cc metrakit arriving any day now b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21i don't want to say a price yet as things might change. not titled. i'd rather give you more info when it's ready, i'll send you something then b,121b,121h,121font class="post"1b,121b, 21sounds good man. get in touch. been wanting a pinto for a looong time now.

  • unless you're jumping these moto-bikes over a fountain in vegas, I think it's time to put down the wrench and crank up your computer. Create your legacy son! You can pop wheelies when you're done with the album.

  • dayday 9,612 Posts
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    Quote:/font1h,121b,121unless you're jumping these moto-bikes over a fountain in vegas, I think it's time to put down the wrench and crank up your computer. Create your legacy son! You can pop wheelies when you're done with the album. b,121b,121h,121
    font class="post"1b,121b, 21b, 21Amen. It's good to have you back, my man!
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