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Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Zagando
Well, FWIW this one trumps them all, in my...

Well, FWIW this one trumps them all, in my opinion. A K75 for the real world.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
Oops!

The post I just made was in reference to a the black, white and blue bike on page 111 of this thread---I thought the photo would be included so others would know what the hell I am referring to.......
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
I especially like the front mudguard treatment;...

I especially like the front mudguard treatment; that is the epitome of just plain Cool!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By Zagando
Tiny little Z-shaped hose kind of between the...

Tiny little Z-shaped hose kind of between the battery and airbox; they get old and brittle and thus crack easily.

Btw, there's a guy who makes and sells the valve adjustment tools a lot cheaper...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
Wow---that is an incredibly cool and practical GS...

Wow---that is an incredibly cool and practical GS you have there, Tom!

Makes me regret selling mine all the more...:cry
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
I like it

If you get another wire-spoked wheel on that sucker we're gonna want posters of your bike! That is really cool.

Good luck with your K project; I know how it is taking your time ( I spent almost...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
In her attitude, I think.

In her attitude, I think.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 54,662
Posted By Zagando
Holy cow! Isn't that Castle Eilean Donan and Loch...

Holy cow! Isn't that Castle Eilean Donan and Loch Duich?

Must have been great to tour Scotland on a K; hope you didn't freeze to death, though!:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2012, 05:53 PM
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Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
One thumb up, one thumb down...

Sorry, Madison, but I have to agree. How about a Navy Blue saddle, at least?:huh

Some of those German custom K bikes we've seen in pages past have had some great muffler designs, too.:wink:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,435
Posted By Zagando
Thumb Great fekkin' post, mon! GREAT fekkin post!:clap

Great fekkin' post, mon! GREAT fekkin post!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,435
Posted By Zagando
Good point. Only other real issue is clutch...

Good point.

Only other real issue is clutch and final drive spline lubing which needs to be done at regular intervals but otherwise K bikes are essentially bullet-proof.

Lots of bang for the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2011, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Zagando
Thumb Two thumbs up again!

I agree; sure don't mind seeing these again...and again. Nice to be reminded of what's possible---with a bit of modification these bricks become timeless!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15,727
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Posted By Zagando
Thumb The Land of Enchantment

Not to divert this wonderful thread any further but I just had to chime on on O'Keefe and New Mexico a bit.

My wife and I went down to New Mexico on our three-week vacation this summer as I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2011, 01:39 PM
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Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
I disagree

No, that's SUPER sweet! Crikey!:eek1 What a gem!
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,016
Posted By Zagando
...and get some hot Teutonic mermaids to pose on...

...and get some hot Teutonic mermaids to pose on them for their ads!:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,016
Posted By Zagando
For the BMW marketing department

:wink:I'm all for tradition and such but what about BMW AquaTwin?
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,139
Posted By Zagando
Best of luck with that and since you've...

Best of luck with that and since you've thoroughly piqued our curiosities please let us know how it goes...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,850
Posted By Zagando
Elbow grease and lots of it!

Glad you like it. It's really hard to say how many hours as I did it over several month's time.

First I tried sanding the paint off but that wasn't such a good way of going about it---I soon...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,850
Posted By Zagando
This is what you could do with your tank (but be...

This is what you could do with your tank (but be warned it's a ton more work than you might think):

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww18/Zagando/Coppernuts006.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
I like where you're going with that seat mod. ...

I like where you're going with that seat mod.

To me, the rear cowl and seat arrangement is always the weakest point in the aesthetics of any cafe bike---but in your case I think you found the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
I'd like to see her under my tree anytime!:rofl

I'd like to see her under my tree anytime!:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
Don't apologize for that, mate---looks like a...

Don't apologize for that, mate---looks like a good photo to me---and it really is a "Girl on an old motorcycle" 100%!
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
That's fine, Jim. I also agree with you on the...

That's fine, Jim. I also agree with you on the muffler 100% but I think the rest of the bike is smashing---and I do like the look of the seat although I can see why you feel otherwise.

If that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
I can't believe no one has commented yet on this...

I can't believe no one has commented yet on this magnificent K....Aargh! I think it's grand!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
Interesting pic of Elvis calling 911 using a very...

Interesting pic of Elvis calling 911 using a very early cellphone, too.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
Thumb Chiefrider's photos above:

These are are on a par with Joe Bar's best! (That's who I thought they were posted by at first glance)

Cheers, ---Z
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,607
Posted By Zagando
+1 on the SeaFoam idea, too. I will also...

+1 on the SeaFoam idea, too.

I will also mention that soaking the carbs in a Pine Sol (50/50 water/PineSol) solution for a few days will work wonders as well. Also best to not leave the rubber...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Zagando
+1 What Barnone says above; that's sort of what...

+1 What Barnone says above; that's sort of what I'll do if/when we leave Hawaii for the mainland---take my scooter apart and stash it in the big shipping container in various boxes as "parts"---thus...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
FWIW, this bike and a few more photos of it's...

FWIW, this bike and a few more photos of it's transformation are over on the BMW MOA Flying Bricks forum. A guy down in Miami renovated the bike very nicely, IMO and I'm sorry I don't recall his...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 9,145,047
Posted By Zagando
I'll say 1918. Fingers crossed; merely a guess...

I'll say 1918. Fingers crossed; merely a guess...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 82,555
Posted By Zagando
A classic

I love the black valve covers and the black headers; something you don't normally see done.

That's a fantastic looking bike that I bet is a total blast to ride. I can almost hear the exhaust...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,823
Posted By Zagando
Although I once owned a first-year K100RS (with...

Although I once owned a first-year K100RS (with the much hotter Euro cam and more HP) that '89 special edition is a beauty that I could easily covet, too. Sounds like it wasn't even broken in with...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,823
Posted By Zagando
Thanks for the compliments. Polishing out the...

Thanks for the compliments. Polishing out the tank was a ton of work.

I originally did the reflective tape that way to hide some imperfections in my prepping for the paint job. Since then I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,823
Posted By Zagando
Berlina

OK, my K75S is a '94 but since the design changed very little since its inception I figure it qualifies for this thread. Bought it in Georgia a few years ago with <18k on the clock, rode it out to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,724
Posted By Zagando
Duck's first thought was spot-on

Way to go, Duck!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
Question Does anyone know if that's a cut-down stock...

Does anyone know if that's a cut-down stock screen or aftermarket?

Very nice bike despite being purple (actually think of this color as grape)!
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 1,101,346
Posted By Zagando
No, it's a K with a G/S complex!:lol3

No, it's a K with a G/S complex!:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,625
Posted By Zagando
That's because the guy from Barnfinders got there...

That's because the guy from Barnfinders got there before you...:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By Zagando
Question Tracing my first bike's history via California DMV?

I have no photos or records of my first bike, a 1965 R60/2 beater that I bought around 1970 or '71. The thought ocurred to me that maybe I could at least find out if it's still around via the CA DMV...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By Zagando
Don't forget to ride over to Jerome while you're there...

I stayed at the America (or American) Motel on the main drag a couple of nights when I passed through Prescott almost three years ago; it was about $25 a night, large bed and room, clean and friendly...
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