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Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 420
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Posted By bajones238
http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/476927577_mGRi...

http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/476927577_mGRiH-M.jpg
A Ducati Falcon Sport 80. 25 bucks' worth of 2-stroke joy.
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By bajones238
http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/476870494_pvBN...

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. . . and did it again.
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By bajones238
http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/476870261_kWEp...

http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/476870261_kWEpB-M.jpg
. . . and here we are in 2007, 40 years later, with one of the re-makes. Yes, we decided to make two as close as possible to the originals,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By bajones238
The punch line

http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/468786905_2M4rU-M.jpg
So here we were, in 1967. Doug, me, and the guy who owned the camera . . .
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By bajones238
Centrifugal clutches were for rich kids:D . We...

Centrifugal clutches were for rich kids:D . We used fan belts, pulleys and a homemade countershaft with a sprocket welded on.

Originally we tried a 2-stroke Clinton engine, which would really...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 58,607
Posted By bajones238
http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/473135692_GQFp...

http://lymanhall.smugmug.com/photos/473135692_GQFpF-M.jpg

I tried to make my '04 Bonneville look like a '67 T120. Not an exact match, but more reliable than the original.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,860
Posted By bajones238
Homemade Mayhem, 1967

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v164/bajones238/Home%20Photos/?action=view&current=Motorbikes-02.flv

My buddy Doug and me on our homemade "street" bikes in 1967 (we were 14). We mounted Briggs...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 957,139
Posted By bajones238
For some intense viewing on this subject, check...

For some intense viewing on this subject, check out: www.opacity.us.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,931
Posted By bajones238
At a dirt bike shop in Duluth, GA (Maximum Dirt)....

At a dirt bike shop in Duluth, GA (Maximum Dirt).

The mechanics in the shop use them when they are working on a customer's bike. They fasten with Velcro, and are very easy to get on/off.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,931
Posted By bajones238
Similar results - 47MPG indicated, in a mix of...

Similar results - 47MPG indicated, in a mix of Atlanta city and North Georgia hills riding, with just over 1500 miles on the R1200R.

I helped out the ergonomics with foam grip covers, R1150R bar...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,093
Posted By bajones238
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,654
Posted By bajones238
Thanks for the reply. Good info!

Thanks for the reply. Good info!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,654
Posted By bajones238
Monster Wireless Controller

The Monster unit looks like it ought to be a great product. Certainly, their other audio stuff is top-drawer.

However, I have seen a few negative reviews on this controller. On the Amazon...
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,694
Posted By bajones238
BMW says the tank holds 4.8 gallons (US). There...

BMW says the tank holds 4.8 gallons (US). There is a 2 quart reserve (not sure if that is part of the 4.8 gallons).

With just over 600 miles on the R1200R, I am getting around 47mpg, mostly on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,694
Posted By bajones238
I am enjoying life more since I traded my '05...

I am enjoying life more since I traded my '05 K1200S toward a new R1200R. The mods on this page look great.

One thing I can add: a helmet lock, sold by Pirates' Lair for the K1200S, can be...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 1,631,842
Posted By bajones238
Talladega GP Track, March 27, 2007.

Talladega GP Track, March 27, 2007.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,657
Posted By bajones238
About a year after I got my basic-back Bonneville...

About a year after I got my basic-back Bonneville in 2004, I put "cafe" bars and rearsets on it. It was not a comfortable bike to ride. See below:
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 74,584
Posted By bajones238
The Throttlemeister I had on my K1200S works...

The Throttlemeister I had on my K1200S works pretty well. If you want to see the one I mean, go to:

http://www.throttlemeister.com/FTAB14.html
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 74,584
Posted By bajones238
Yessir. How well does that tall screen...

Yessir.

How well does that tall screen work - does the air pretty well deflect above your helmet?
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 74,584
Posted By bajones238
New here, but I hope I can contribute. I...

New here, but I hope I can contribute.

I picked my R1200R up yesterday, at Blue Moon Cycle, near Atlanta. I had test-ridden one Wednesday, and I knew this was going to be my next BMW.

Coming...
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