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Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what seat do you have here? was it...

what seat do you have here?

was it plug&play between the Gletter sub-frame and the G/S PD tank?
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,745
Posted By Ras Thurlo
at the risk of digressing from airheads, but this...

at the risk of digressing from airheads, but this is Jenna's house and she is currently following in Diana's footsteps:

Over here the boar and deer population has soared due to plenty of farm food...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,745
Posted By Ras Thurlo
iv'e seen you tube footage of guys using a...

iv'e seen you tube footage of guys using a recording of a crying human baby to attract coyotes into a kill zone. Certainly takes away the inhibitions of shooting at something that looks like a husky....
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,324
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:bubba'em

:bubba'em
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,324
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the 100rs has higher compression pistons, right?

the 100rs has higher compression pistons, right?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,736
Posted By Ras Thurlo
whats a twin shock like off road? is there...

whats a twin shock like off road?

is there much weight or length differential to a monolever?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,736
Posted By Ras Thurlo
as said above if you start with a mono lever bike...

as said above if you start with a mono lever bike you can turn it into a GS over time/money

I was going to do this to my RT so that it can be a true scrambler (i.e. actually get dirty).

I am...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 30,755
Posted By Ras Thurlo
is 254mm a good result for an 1100 para? i...

is 254mm a good result for an 1100 para?

i thought they typically gave less travel
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,765
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Purists beware

so finally taking the plunge and upgrading this RT. Purists should turn away now.

Keeping the stock rear mono lever, but maxing out suspension travel and changing forks to DRZs. Looking for an...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what camera are these guys using? ...

what camera are these guys using?



another nice mountain track exploration, although I would hold back on the 420 pit-stops on this one:

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/110073542"...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,796
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1 :ear

+1

:ear
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,796
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb mud + G/S

:thumb mud + G/S
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,205
Posted By Ras Thurlo
am digging the background bikes too

am digging the background bikes too
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i dig this look ...

i dig this look

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_0629_zpse6920fb8.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/IMG_0629_zpse6920fb8.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
will answer by giving changes made for 2.0...

will answer by giving changes made for 2.0 edition:

- suspension properly set up now (finally), rides like a real dirt bike off road and surprisingly nimble on road, but am ridding with knobblies...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,324
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I had understood that the HPN paralever swing arm...

I had understood that the HPN paralever swing arm was created to overcome the lack of strength of the 1100. nice piece of kit, but for multiple thousands of euros you can get a van full of spare 1100...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 77,324
Posted By Ras Thurlo
out of interest - thought process behind setting...

out of interest - thought process behind setting up dream bike with 1100 vs extended mono?

I assume this dream involves plenty of hard charging rally riding
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
side stand doing its thing

didn't have the balls to try

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_1122_zpsb3de202d.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/IMG_1122_zpsb3de202d.jpg.html)


...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,075
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,974
Posted By Ras Thurlo
for those post xmas blues: ...

for those post xmas blues:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/1619099_878821132158714_5047403091931885794_n_zps1ad1898c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,974
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Italian bike from back in the day ...

Italian bike from back in the day


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/10869514_814090928637167_3720476121340299235_o_zps45420e3c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,964
Posted By Ras Thurlo
am also digging the whole alu thing why is...

am also digging the whole alu thing

why is it that large aluminium tanks leak?

was told this by several tank guys when I was looking at making an old skool dakar tank
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Prutser set me up with this killa side stand from...

Prutser set me up with this killa side stand from an Aprilia

base modified for soft ground, tucks in nicely under end can

no apologies for the mud:
...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Flashback

looks like a good spot for a VC ambush

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/VC2014YE_zps72c0e76f.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/VC2014YE_zps72c0e76f.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes contact him direct. If you are putting...

yes contact him direct.

If you are putting this onto an extended monolever or 1100 paralever conversion, then ask for a longer threaded section with stand at one end. On a tall bike there is...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
2.0

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/photo1copy3_zps6bc8fbe6.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/photo1copy3_zps6bc8fbe6.jpg.html)
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,289
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Pls explain more on the rubber dome you...

Pls explain more on the rubber dome

you mention the "perfect squish band" but also the fact that the heads do not need worked
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,289
Posted By Ras Thurlo
What does the asymmetric cam do? What does...

What does the asymmetric cam do?

What does that rubber head insert do?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 184,673
Posted By Ras Thurlo
then, where are you going to take her?

then, where are you going to take her?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,440
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1 also would not lower the first again ...

+1

also would not lower the first again

higher 5th a no brainer, IMO

lower fist leaves too much gap between 1st and 2nd.

I ride enduro on a 32/10 final drive and would still prefer a...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 184,673
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what do you think is the cause of the issue on...

what do you think is the cause of the issue on the triples? inherent design or sensitive set-up?

you getting to use the bike much?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,745
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Remington 700?

Remington 700?
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,496,522
Posted By Ras Thurlo
she still has the bike good for her

she still has the bike

good for her
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
49mm traditional RM forks are closed cartridge...

49mm traditional RM forks are closed cartridge and within the same shell as DRZ forks. Closed cartridge forks should work better, but take more time to set-up properly.

My bike has TAG frame mods...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently some people's MX track doubles up as a...

apparently some people's MX track doubles up as a dog latrine :D
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,103
Posted By Ras Thurlo
return of the magic carpet

bike finally getting the suspension focus it deserves

now with RM front forks and Hyperpro rear shock

hope to get it real muddy soon...

...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,796
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb the way its meant to be

:thumb

the way its meant to be
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,560
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes both Rucksta and Prutser say 210mm rear...

yes

both Rucksta and Prutser say 210mm rear travel should be achievable on the stock monolever

ride height will obviously go up, but I take that as a necessary part of creating greater...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,560
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Standard length Monolever dirt bike

I find this set-up interesting (and aiming at this for a winter project)







For the front, I would upgrade the forks, forget cartridge inserts onto OEM forks.
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