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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 102,915
Posted By Mendodave
Posted this over in Old School

I can go look if any one is interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992735

PS: I asked, no papers.

Mendo
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By Mendodave
Total rat K75

This is on the local Craigslist, down to $200.

I have some pisspoor cell phone photos they sent me.

here's the ad content:
1990 BMW 750 or some thing . IT DOES NOT RUN . A FEW WIRES & know it...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,246
Posted By Mendodave
those are for foxtails, you stuff that long bit...

those are for foxtails, you stuff that long bit up the path the foxtail bored out. those are very handy if you have a dog....
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Mendodave
yes I did

I am pretty paranoid about those two, so I triple check them every time I change the filter.

bike runs great.

glad that didn't happen at 90mph out near Barstow...

whew
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Mendodave
Uh oh.....

I rode about 8 miles to breakfast at Queenies in Elk last Sunday, and noticed an oil leak from the oil filter cover. I had just changed it, but it hadn't leaked since. I put maybe 14 miles on it, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,300
Posted By Mendodave
All of the above

Most students get brain freeze trying to learn it all in a weekend, I see that a lot.

#1: Relax
#2: Breathe!
#3: Enjoy yourself and your fellow students!

Looking through corners and/or where...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 811
Posted By Mendodave
This!!!

I just did this coming back from the Coachella Festival, these two roads are fewking AWESOME.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Mendodave
Marsee

I have a Marsee tankbag, wired to the bikes electrical. It is on a Dakar tank.
keeps cellphone and ipod charged while riding, and anything else that needs it.

quite handy.

Mendo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,504
Posted By Mendodave
In and Paid

MendoDave and Liz

:clap:freaky:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 20,994
Posted By Mendodave
I'll be there

IN

:freaky

Mendo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,772
Posted By Mendodave
Instructor

Hi CB

if you two are up here in Mendocino, stop on by during your victory tour!

As an instructor, I would specify with the site administrator that you do NOT want to work with that previous...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,504
Posted By Mendodave
sigh

no kidding. normal rainfall for Mendocino is 8" or more in January.
we have .34" here at work.

it could all be burnt up by May

but, it could be overflowing too!

MORE BEER, STAT!

:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,504
Posted By Mendodave
Count me in!

Hey!

I think I will bring the truck with my kayak and the CT110 trail bike.

sounds like a blast!

Hi Mootsuno!
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,793
Posted By Mendodave
Dover white

I went Dover white, and I like it.
especially dirty!

http://mendodave.mcn.org/photos/best2.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,562
Posted By Mendodave
7200rpm

the faster drive will suck your power faster too. since you've got your bike to keep it charged, that isn't so much of an issue, but I thought I would mention that. I put one in my Macbook and it was...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mendodave
Sell me your old ones!! :-)

or not, but I had to ask! :D
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mendodave
Great!

Thanks, now all I have to do is wait for a sale...:rofl

Mendo
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By Mendodave
Aerostich tank panniers on an R80G/S Dakar?

Hi

Has anyone tried this? I am wondering how far they stick out with the side bulges on the Dakar tank. Do the turn signals hit it?

I would probably get the smaller ones, but was also...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By Mendodave
Aerostich tank panniers on CT110?

Hey, anybody tried these as saddlebags on the CT110?

keep waiting for a sale on them and it ain't happening!
if I can use them on both bikes it makes them a bit more digestable

I would love to...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,883
Posted By Mendodave
I saw a guy from Mass a long time ago, 20+ years,...

I saw a guy from Mass a long time ago, 20+ years, on an old /2 bumming gas money to get to Portland, OR.

he had coathanger wire from coils to sparkplugs...and it was pouring rain.

:eek1

I...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,094
Posted By Mendodave
I've had both. The two-piece does fit better,...

I've had both. The two-piece does fit better, just leave it zipped together and you've got your one-piece.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,307
Posted By Mendodave
Carl's stand ROCKS

that thing would up a tank!...
which, with a full tank of gas and all the crap I carry, is pretty much my R80G/S

david
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,935
Posted By Mendodave
+1

I rode the Sheetiron on my R80G/S and took a hard split by accident. naturally there was a water crossing. lots of people falling over and getting hauled out, so I set up and went where they were NOT...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,935
Posted By Mendodave
+1

I rode the Sheetiron on my R80G/S and took a hard split by accident. naturally there was a water crossing. lots of people falling over and getting hauled out, so I set up and went where they were NOT...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By Mendodave
Great Basin

Definitely check out the mountain at Great Basin, south and east of Ely
very nice place to recoop your cool after the heat of the crossing

mendo
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,942
Posted By Mendodave
Rode mine to Mulege twice decades ago

Handled it just fine

Mulege is very cool. We drank the water out of the town fountain back then, no problems. Camped a few miles south on the beach.

I think I bent a valve hauling ass across...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,169
Posted By Mendodave
Keihan

Huh

well, I like mine! the pipe was on a wrecked G/S I got, the headers and collector were a bit bent, so I got those from Keihan.

I think it looks and runs quite well.

tiny bit louder,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Mendodave
Henness Pass

If you go in from Tahoe, you'd be entering from Hwy 89, right?

I don't remember many signs once I was in there, no.

you'll come to a gorgeous lake a bit past the pavement, then you'll start...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,593
Posted By Mendodave
Do it!

it won't be like the Bonnie but isn't that the point?
you do need to rev them.

'81 and up is preferred, the golden year is the '86, I think, with the monoshock.

Mendo
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,194
Posted By Mendodave
Laugh +1!

Lookin' good!

Mendo
Forum: Americas 06-18-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Mendodave
Nice! +1!!

Great Basin is awesome. This is a good route.
I routed through Valley of Fire, way out of the way, and the damn place was closed. drrrrrrr. Make sure your campsite ideas are open and you have a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Mendodave
And Bungie net!

yeah, I had a wooden crate on the back but found that red one under a table in the barn.

Bingo!

Going out with my bro on our CT's tomorrow to try to make it all the way down the Albion River...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By Mendodave
Lucky Man

Ooooo...

what a lucky man,
he is....

graciously accepting, i will add

http://mendodave.mcn.org/photos/luckyman.jpg

an '81 R80 G/S, heavily modified,
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 116,073
Posted By Mendodave
Springs from the Doctor?

did you get them from dratv.com?

the ones on mine seem a little soft, even coming from the G/S :rofl

Mendo
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,313
Posted By Mendodave
Battery

These things will blow headlight bulbs out if you run with a missing or bad battery, and they are really cheap, good advice.

I like the orange ones, they are pretty. Mine is the standard red.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 116,073
Posted By Mendodave
Suspension

The suspension on the CT is stock as far as I know, I might get beefier rear shocks.

Mendo
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,313
Posted By Mendodave
The hook

Hi

I tried to send you the page from the manual that shows it, but I have a locked PDF...arrrgh

very simply;

yes, the shifter shaft has a sort of hook on it that reaches up to the shift...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-21-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,313
Posted By Mendodave
Shifter plate

Hi

http://www.dratv.com is your new best friend :D

does the shift lever move at all? I bet it does.

you probably have the shift plate issue, it is either really loose or off. It is behind...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 469,818
Posted By Mendodave
Parting out R80G/S

I am starting to pull this thing apart.

I have a complete exhaust system, say $400
The collector was powdercoated 5+ years ago, and the exhaust is an ST, a chromed one. Custom heat shield free!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 116,073
Posted By Mendodave
Best two bikes possible

finally got my CT110, I sold my C70 to my brother to get this...

these have to be the best two bikes on the planet

Mendo

http://mendodave.mcn.org/photos/best2.jpg
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