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Forum: Americas 09-08-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
price on the ferry

What is the price for the ferry these days ?


James
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,917,093
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Allah hu-Akbar...the fotos are outstanding

Absolutely outstanding for that little camera...you inspired me to upgrade and I just bought a new camera online...

now if I had the skills to use it, soy Burro....
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-07-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,580
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
I wanna know about that China thing

got a linky ?

Also, I'm taking off next spring or sooner for RTW...just started thinking about starting in Vlad. Anyone have the

way to get there...is it possible in anyway direct from...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,970
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
resistor plugs

somewhere Snobum said it was a mandatory no-no to use resistor plugs in pre 85 airheads...I think that was the

story anyway....what does anyone know about this. I'd like to put Iridium's in my...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 1,631,589
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
las Cruces CL

http://lascruces.en.craigslist.org/mcy/2586848637.html

cute little gem
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,917,093
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
what camera and lens and filter was this

Feckin' outstanding fotography.....the muslim man on a bike...........whoa !
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 86,836
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Have fun in Salzburg

Don't drink to much of that cheap Ozi beer or you'll get a "Gösser Gut" I think that's how you say it.....:freaky

James
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,917,093
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Wow way cool

Been kibbitzing on your posts for a long time...after the video - well I was wondering if I can get my fat old beemer

throught those streets :-)

Fantastic, thanks for bringing us there !
...
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 86,836
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
E -07's

I wonder if that E - 07 Dakar will hold up as an all purpose tire on a RTW trip - I'll need good traction in sand as my bike is a pig 83 R100rt, and still be able to run over the macadam without...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
That's some good news

I had a set of mx tires in Austria, I forgot which ones, from Mitas and was pretty happy with them...rode them on pavement quite a bit as I lived in the country and there was only one part-time...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-06-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Metzeler Sahara

I ran a Sahara set once, worst tires I ever had...speaking of desert style.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 84,114
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
That's what I'm talkin' about......

Just tuned in man what a foto fest...

When I was in Peru a couple of years ago I thought about what it would be like to buy a taxi moto and drive South
America...now I know.

What a gas !

...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16,155
Views: 9,674,058
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Yea but I'm 58....she looks great to me...

Yea but I'm 58....she looks great to me !:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,761,797
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
That's the feckin s**t man

Damn Reb,
That looks like too much fun. I made it to Ukraine once about 18 years ago...but never got a reception like that !

Oh fun ! Oh glory !


Cheers man

James formerly the rock star...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
compounds

I was told they were using a harder compound before and cracking was an issue....i've seen lots of lug cracking on other tires as well..
They have switched to a slightly softer, stickier compound...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,860
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Tall 5th

Sorry to jump in here...the tall 5th gives you 5-7% higher ratio , so you are shifting into a real 5th gear, not 4th and a half. Equates to lower revs at cruising speed.

i went the other way as...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
where did you send email to

www.mitasmx.com is stateside website

which model tire are you looking for ?


James
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-05-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,931
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Anyone used Mitas tires here ?

Anyone used Mitas tires here ? Interested to know what you think of 'em.

James
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Anyone used Mitas tires here ?

Looking for feedback on Mitas tires if you've used them or know someone who has


James
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 610
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Resurfaced clutch disc 81 on airhead

Here's what I got from Champion Friction materials in Eugene Oregon....$50

Resurfaced to 6mm with kevlar racing material

Hope it works


James
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16,155
Views: 9,674,058
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Ta da !

My only true love in life.......;-)
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 429,244
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Shock of shocks...

!!! .... lucky you are in Deitschlandia...if you were in the States and had no insurance - like about 20-25% don't --you'd be screwed.

I have faith in German doctors, they patched me together...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,860
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Ted's the man

Well if you are heading out to Panama then you have to pull it...

I ordered bearings and seals from ted and a lower first gear....gonna try to cram it all in my box...lucky to have
a BMW car...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,860
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
where are you in NM

I say change oil again...and keep in the back of your mind a tranny overhaul....


Man but if it's not making noise and shifts ok you might have a LOT of miles....


where is the high desert NM...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16,155
Views: 9,674,058
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Name that girl...

hope this isn't a repeat post....

Name that girl, no hints...:evil


James
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
sounds like it's running lean

which would cause spark knock under 3000 rpm's - I've had exactly that symptom a few times - over 3000 it runs fine.....

Maybe that carb isn't giving fuel right, like stagehand says check the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,860
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
It looks bad

but it might be some leftovers from earlier...I doubt it but one can hope.

Change again and check again...you are doing the right thing by checking often....and listen for noises...

I've always...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,970
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
I have an 83

I'm running BP6HS non resistor NGK's but I think you can run resistors if I'm not mistaken...

Under your carbs at the front (nearest cyl) should be a spigot for vacuum balancing, and next to it...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Ibmwr

there's a rebuilt r90 at IBMWR right now - complete rebuild, 0 miles
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,970
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
fouling

If your plug has oil on it, then you've got an oil leakage past compression issue...either past rings or valve guides.
I would have guessed the left plug to be oil soaked if you use a sidestand.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 542,144
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
That Monk in the Doorway

I love fotos like that. Just a moment of character caught on film...well not film. But just a moment.


James
Forum: Americas 09-03-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Hostel north of Jujuy

There's a hostel aboout 10 miles north of Jujuy.....on the main highway in the next lttle town on the left is a sign.....it's run by crazy French and Argentines....can't remember the name...but it's...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 542,144
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
That's what I'm talkin' about......

Wow what a camera. That face (both pics) is amazing.

Glad youo guys are havin' fun....I changed my moniker after years as Zigeuner to JamesOn2Wheels...feels different, more professional....ok,...
Forum: Americas 08-31-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
I might...

How long you going for ?

In Deming, NM, just north of Puerto Palomas....on the way to Barrancas via Ascension.......


Zig
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
1/2 way !

I'm in....stop by in Deming New Mexico on the way back - 30 miles north of Puerto Palomas Chihuahuahuahuahuahuahuah ha ha ha ha ! It's on the way to Barrancas del Cubre............via Ascension.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 114,073
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
More Mitas

I 've been chatting with Daniel Uebrick from Mitas - he's posted here as "Mitas"

he tells me the new compound is just the tiniest bit softer to alleviate the cracking that one sees sometimes in
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,123
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Dam it boy - I want to see pics of Stainless' bikes

Hey man post your bikes...what a stable

Zig
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 114,073
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Keep track of Mitas in US

As I know it - they are building a tire plant in Iowa, and will be aggressively selling the entire Moto line here soon.......:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

They have a new compound...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Rotella

Yea I like that Rotella...I have same oil pressure hot with 5w40 Syn 6 as i do with 20w50 synthetic Mobil 1....which is hard as hell to find here.
I did some reading on the Rotella and think I've...
Forum: Americas 08-30-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By JamesOn2Wheels
Green card

RTWDoug had a link here somewhere about Bulgarian Green Card in for Eu costing like $40 a month...I tiried contacting insurers in BG but they all declined to insure uness you were actually in their...
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