Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 19 of 19

Thread: GS undergoing some up-grading

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Toronto Ontario
    Posts
    2,653

    Default

    stout, a. and adv.


    (staʊt)


    Forms: 3–4 stute, 3–7 stoute, 4 stut, 4–7 stowt(e, 5 Sc. stult, 5–6 stought, 7 stoutt, 4– stout.


    [a. OF. estout (NE. dial. stout), earlier estolt, estult, brave, fierce, proud; of Teut. origin: cf. OFris. stult proud, MLG. stolt stately, proud, (M)Du. stout proud, OHG., MHG., mod.G. stolz proud (in MHG. also foolish):—WGer. *stulta-. The ON. stollz is from HG., and the later ON. stolt-r (= MSw. stolt-er, Sw., Da. stolt) from LG.
    According to some scholars the WGer. word is an adoption (with remarkable development of meaning) of L. stultus foolish. Others regard it as native Teut., from *stult ablaut-var. of *stelt- (? to walk stiffly): see stilt n.]


    A.A adj. I.A.I Proud, fierce, brave, resolute.


    †1.A.I.1 a.A.I.1.a Proud, haughty, arrogant. Often coupled with proud. to make it stout: to swagger. Obs.


    †b.A.I.1.b Stately, magnificent, splendid. Obs.


    †2.A.I.2 a.A.I.2.a Fierce, furious. Obs.


    †b.A.I.2.b Formidable, menacing; terrible in appearance. Obs.


    †c.A.I.2.c Of pain: Severe. Obs.


    3. a.A.I.3.a Valiant, brave; undaunted and vigorous in conflict or resistance. Also, stout fellow: see fellow n. 9 a. Now somewhat arch. (chiefly attrib. of soldiers).


    †b.A.I.3.b Hardy, strong in endurance. Obs.


    c.A.I.3.c Of courage, the ‘heart’, etc.: Undismayed.


    d.A.I.3.d Of a conflict, assault, or resistance: Vigorous.


    †e.A.I.3.e Strenuous, energetic. Obs.


    †4.A.I.4 a.A.I.4.a Of persons: Firm in resolve, unyielding, determined. Obs. exc. as in d.


    †b.A.I.4.b In bad sense: Obstinate, intractable, stubborn, rebellious. Obs.


    c.A.I.4.c Of utterances or demeanour: Resolute, defiant. arch.


    d.A.I.4.d Of a partisan, an advocate, an enemy: Uncompromising.


    5. a.A.I.5.a Of a fox: Capable of long runs; enduring.


    b.A.I.5.b Of a horse: Characterized by endurance or staying power: contrasted with speedy. Hence stout blood.


    II.A.II Physical senses.


    6. a.A.II.6.a Strong in body; of powerful build. Now only U.S. dial.


    b.A.II.6.b In robust health, ‘strong’, esp. with reference to recovery from illness. Obs. exc. Sc.


    7.A.II.7 With reference to intensity or force. †a.A.II.7.a Of a wind: Strong. Obs.


    †b.A.II.7.b Of sound: Strong, harsh. Obs.


    c.A.II.7.c Path. Of a heart-beat: Strong.


    8. a.A.II.8.a Of buildings, rocks, trees, etc.: Capable of defying attack; strong.


    b.A.II.8.b Of a ship: Strongly built; capable of bearing rough weather.


    c.A.II.8.c Of a machine: Durably constructed, strong.


    9.A.II.9 Of plants and their parts: Strong in growth; thick, not slender.


    †10.A.II.10 Of soil: ? Firm, not boggy. Obs.


    †11.A.II.11 Of liquor: Having ‘body’ or density. Chiefly of ale or beer: cf. stout n.2 Obs.


    12. a.A.II.12.a Of persons: Thick in the body, not lean or slender; usually in unfavourable sense, inclined to corpulence; often euphemistically = corpulent, fat.


    b.A.II.12.b Of animals, their limbs or parts: Thick, massive. Of certain moths: Thick in the body. stout dart: the moth Agrotis ravida.


    c.A.II.12.c stout party, a fat person (humorously). Esp. in catch-phrase collapse of stout party (see quot. 1975).


    13. a.A.II.13.a Of a material object or substance: So thick as to be strong or rigid.


    b.A.II.13.b Of bacon: see quot. 1905.


    III. 14.A.III.14 Comb., as stout-looking adj.; also in many parasynthetic derivatives, as stout-armed, stout-bodied, stout-limbed, stout-minded, stout-sided, stout-soled, stout-winged, stout-worded adjs.; †stout-stomached a., high-spirited, obstinate. Also stout-hearted a.


    B.B adv. a.B.a = stoutly adv. Now rare. †to bear oneself stout: to behave haughtily or defiantly.


    b.B.b Comb. with pa. pples.
    1983 GS 550 LD
    2009 BMW K1300s

  2. #12
    Baatfam's Avatar
    Baatfam is online now Forum LongTimer Past Site Supporter
    Super Site Supporter
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Knoxville, TN
    Posts
    17,624

    Default

    'coulda just said, "Strong or Sturdy"
    Bob T.

    "That which you manifest is before you." -- Enzo
    "I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble." -- Rudyard Kipling
    "...for our existence to hold any value, it must end. To live meaningful lives, we must die and not return." -- Number Six

    '83 GS1100E ~ '01 TRIUMPH TT600 ~ '99 TRIUMPH TROPHY 900 ~ '67 HONDA CUB



  3. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 2016
    Location
    Toronto Ontario
    Posts
    2,653

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Baatfam View Post
    'coulda just said, "Strong or Sturdy"
    coulda


    (ˈkʊdə)


    colloq. shortening of (I) could have.


    1925 Dreiser Amer. Tragedy I. i. xii. 83, I coulda chucked my job. 1952 B. Malamud The Natural 91 My niece said you coulda wanted it to happen. 1966 ‘G. Douglas’ Odd Woman Out ii. 16, I only said I thought as I did. Coulda bin dreaming. 1966 J. Wainwright Crystallised Carbon Pig xi. 54, I coulda tamed him this afternoon.
    1983 GS 550 LD
    2009 BMW K1300s

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Omaha, Ne.
    Posts
    2,894

    Default

    Someone has toooooooo much time on their hands.
    Larry

    '79 GS 1000E
    '93 Honda ST 1100 SOLD-- now residing in Arizona.
    '18 Triumph Tiger 800 (gone too soon)
    '19 Triumph Tiger 800 Christmas 2018 to me from me.

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2021
    Location
    Johannesburg South Africa
    Posts
    21

    Default

    Aha in that case Thank You
    1978GS1000E
    GSX600R K1

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Jul 2021
    Location
    Johannesburg South Africa
    Posts
    21

    Default

    IMG-20211005-WA0019.jpg
    There is some progress
    1978GS1000E
    GSX600R K1

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Jul 2021
    Location
    Johannesburg South Africa
    Posts
    21

    Default

    So for the 1st time Gohst has been mine she has a open/close throttle cable set up as to just a extreme pullback spring
    Its taking a bit of geting used to but atleast its not as straining as spring pulling against hand on the open run
    1978GS1000E
    GSX600R K1

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Location
    Mifflinburg, PA / Land of Tar & Chip
    Posts
    3,281

    Default

    Just my opinion, but I’d say that seat, and your steering geometry with that front end and tiny front wheel is now all jacked up. I can’t imagine this motorcycle handling anywhere near proper.

    jacked up
    This is a phrase largely equivilent to *@%^$*@%^$*@%^$*@%^$ed up or screwed up. It roughly means "in a state of disarray" and is commonly used in the phrase "to jacksomeone/something up". In some cases, the meaning may be slightly altered by the fact that to get "jacked" can mean to be struck or injured.

  9. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2021
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    14

    Default

    The upgrade is awesome, so what's your next plan now?
    You can check 4wheelonline if you plan to add accessories to it.
    Last edited by chrisbnvds4; 10-25-2021 at 09:23 PM.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •