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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18,985
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Posted By JustBob
A pic might be nice

http://jubal.smugmug.com/KTM-Rally-Raid-luggage-rack/i-5zxg3RK/0/L/FasstFlexx%20004-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
I got these....very satisfied. Great people to...

I got these....very satisfied. Great people to work with.
http://www.fasstco.com/shop/flexx-handlebars-mx (http://www.fasstco.com/shop/flexx-handlebars-mx)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 1,530,007
Posted By JustBob
Hey...she is ridin' that thing! Looks like a...

Hey...she is ridin' that thing! Looks like a natural. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
Me too. :clap

Me too. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30,356
Views: 2,297,712
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Or you could just take it to Paul's Garage in...

Or you could just take it to Paul's Garage in Dallas, Ga and let him do it right the first time.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
Reviewed the photobucket. Remind me not to lend a...

Reviewed the photobucket. Remind me not to lend a bike to minkyhead. :rofl
That said....do we know what motor maintenance has been done to mm63uar? Oil change? Chain adjust? new piston and valves? :D
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 1,355,145
Posted By JustBob
Laugh My airhead can pull a wheelie!

See?
http://jubal.smugmug.com/1988-R100RS/i-rjqb5RJ/0/L/wheelie-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
Don't know what's so wrong about this Hoots. I...

Don't know what's so wrong about this Hoots. I just stated a summary of my experience over the last 45 years of buying, farkling, upgrading bikes. Once you learn about a specific model you know what...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
Well whatcha do is buy one used that's been...

Well whatcha do is buy one used that's been "fixed" and farkled for less money. Once you get by the initial issues it's a great bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
WOW! You sir have my respect! Great riding and...

WOW! You sir have my respect! Great riding and wrenching. Thanks for taking us along.
Vicarious Adventurer,
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
Whether we are wishing, whining, or lamenting,...

Whether we are wishing, whining, or lamenting, the discussion continues which is what I would want were I in CCM's shoe. For me the deal breaker is not the tranny but the longevity/ease of MNX. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Thanks for documenting this. I usually don't...

Thanks for documenting this. I usually don't keep a bike long enough to need a rebuild but I may this one and it's always interesting to see how it's done.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
My whining aside, it's all internet chatter until...

My whining aside, it's all internet chatter until we see it in dealerships. Here in the US, MOTUS is having the same EPA problems getting it's long awaited sport touring bike out.
Tough business. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 240,820
Posted By JustBob
Too bad this effort couldn't have included an...

Too bad this effort couldn't have included an engine upgrade much like what is being done here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=983507...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,008
Posted By JustBob
The main difference is the cruise control. I...

The main difference is the cruise control. I don't know how difficult it is to install cruise at the factory but it's a shame it isn't more ubiquitous. The cruise on my R12GSW is superb. As good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,008
Posted By JustBob
Reference the suspension upgrade question, I...

Reference the suspension upgrade question, I installed new Ohlins fork inserts in my 2009 F800GS as well as a new Ohlins shock around the 24,000 mile point. Cost was $2250. The new Adventure only...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
:d

:d
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,008
Posted By JustBob
Or use the racks to mount soft bags, which are...

Or use the racks to mount soft bags, which are becoming the better option if you ever drop it. Hard cases are heavy and don't take kindly to abuse.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,008
Posted By JustBob
They all dicker. BMW have a $750 incentive now...

They all dicker. BMW have a $750 incentive now and dealers may come down a bit if they have '14 bikes as the '15s are on the way. Adventure has 2.2 gallons larger tank. Other extras are on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
It's easy! Ones bigger than the other and more...

It's easy! Ones bigger than the other and more powerful! I'm sure there are other things but I'll let you decide. B-)
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18,985
Views: 2,103,538
Posted By JustBob
What pleases me about the WR is it's legendary...

What pleases me about the WR is it's legendary reliability and ease of maintenance. I can only attest to the 2nd with just 5000 miles. The other is the way it rides. So civilized if you like that...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By JustBob
I'm still kinda new to my '88 R100RS, Jim, so...

I'm still kinda new to my '88 R100RS, Jim, so will be interested in how life with yours goes. I don't have to use it, will just ride for pleasure. It's relatively low miles (now at 26,000) and I'd...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By JustBob
Mine is in "Post your Airhead pics", post number...

Mine is in "Post your Airhead pics", post number 6333, page 423.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3,841
Views: 1,805,332
Posted By JustBob
There's no ride report now because Noah isn't...

There's no ride report now because Noah isn't riding. He's snowboarding NZ. This current topic is just a brief interlude whilst he has fun in the snow. So if this discussion really bothers...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By JustBob
I paid $5500 for a very nice totally stock 1988...

I paid $5500 for a very nice totally stock 1988 R100RS recently with 25,000 miles. It's kinda wonky and full of heritage technology. Going from my R1200GSLC to the airhead is an interesting...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,841
Views: 1,805,332
Posted By JustBob
I suspect that many of the big GS riders are like...

I suspect that many of the big GS riders are like me.....they have no intention of actually getting them dirty. (The Adventure GS is really a rolling gas tank....some guys like that.) They have...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,841
Views: 1,805,332
Posted By JustBob
My take away from this discussion is that this...

My take away from this discussion is that this isn't a true statement. Colebatch explains it quite clearly, as does Noah. Which is why I have several dual sport bikes. I pick the right one for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 354,209
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Lots of....too much?....discussion lately of the...

Lots of....too much?....discussion lately of the BeemerBashingTroll. Anyone have anything to say about the bike? I really like mine, now at 7300 miles. Traded a 2010 Camhead for it which replaced...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30,356
Views: 2,297,712
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Me too. I saw you guys at the Coker Tire Museum....

Me too. I saw you guys at the Coker Tire Museum. Y'all rock.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,841
Views: 1,805,332
Posted By JustBob
I posted this letter on Facebook and got...

I posted this letter on Facebook and got dictionary discussion, so we are fighting that battle even amongst motorcyclists. Oh well. We "get" it here Noah.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,841
Views: 1,805,332
Posted By JustBob
Yep. Just right. I hope the majors are...

Yep. Just right. I hope the majors are listening.
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6,867
Views: 1,355,145
Posted By JustBob
Is that the same R100RS? One has the ugly rear...

Is that the same R100RS? One has the ugly rear rack and one doesn't.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30,356
Views: 2,297,712
Posted By JustBob
What a beautiful bike! Me and some friends are...

What a beautiful bike! Me and some friends are gonna ride over from north GA and see you guys come in at the Coker Tire Museum. :clap
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,994
Posted By JustBob
Well gee I didn't know I could create a shitstorm...

Well gee I didn't know I could create a shitstorm so easily being a newb airhead guy and all. But it's been fun meeting new people here and actually learning stuff. I really like pics as they are...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,994
Posted By JustBob
Will do. I think I would have noticed such a...

Will do. I think I would have noticed such a slip but then I don't normally ride along looking at the odo, handsome as it is. :D
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,994
Posted By JustBob
Well dang. Ask and ye shall receive....quite a...

Well dang. Ask and ye shall receive....quite a tutorial. I'll get a better idea of where my speedo/odo is when I get the bike back on the road. It developed a small crack in the right lower...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 1,530,007
Posted By JustBob
One hand on the tank, one on you. Perfect.

One hand on the tank, one on you. Perfect.
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By JustBob
Unscrew it and look on it's back?

Unscrew it and look on it's back?
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By JustBob
I think it's this mount business that he was...

I think it's this mount business that he was concerned about. He has lots of bikes and therefore can't take the time to really check on any of them. The unit seems to work just fine but I'll put a...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By JustBob
Is a good one? It looks all nice and clean in...

Is a good one? It looks all nice and clean in there. Just wanted to make sure nothing needs replacing before I clean the cover and button her up.
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