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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
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: 19
Views: 724
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: 18,671
Views: 2,043,750
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: 18,671
Views: 2,043,750
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: 681
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: 654
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: 3,819
Views: 1,766,779
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: 654
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: 3,819
Views: 1,766,779
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: 3,819
Views: 1,766,779
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: 2,683
Views: 345,961
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: 30,268
Views: 2,278,619
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: 3,819
Views: 1,766,779
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: 3,819
Views: 1,766,779
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: 6,652
Views: 1,321,993
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: 30,268
Views: 2,278,619
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: 2,778
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: 2,778
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: 2,778
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: 3,556
Views: 1,518,303
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: 602
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: 602
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: 602
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.
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Thank you, sir. Oh yeah....I read about...

Thank you, sir.

Oh yeah....I read about that and took the ground off, plastic tie wrapped it out of the way.
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By JustBob
PS. The front cover has aluminum corrosion dust....

PS. The front cover has aluminum corrosion dust. Best way to clean it?
Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By JustBob
Diode board

The bike is a 1988 R100RS perfectly stock best I can tell, with 25,800 miles. It runs great....no problems. But the PO said that at some point in time I should take the front cover off and look at...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Thanks, WS. If it bothers me enough I may try to...

Thanks, WS. If it bothers me enough I may try to have it changed. Right now I think I need to check the speedo with a GPS or traffic radar so that I really know how far off it is and do the same...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Tire size is correct (I just looked). When I...

Tire size is correct (I just looked). When I checked the odo it registered 8.75 in 10 miles. Not a great distance nor the 10 super accurately measured. I guess I need to do that again, but right...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Thumb If my speedometer and rear drive are correct, as...

If my speedometer and rear drive are correct, as shown above, then I don't know what else to "go back to".
It's all fine. I can, and have, lived with these things I just thought there was...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 1,321,993
Posted By JustBob
Alrighty then....so I can find a solo seat and...

Alrighty then....so I can find a solo seat and have it painted to match and replace without really messing with the bike? I like that a lot!
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
So how do you calibrate these things? Is it...

So how do you calibrate these things? Is it something I can do or is it necessary to "send it off"?
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
So I went back and read the referenced link. ...

So I went back and read the referenced link. Great info here. I'm not about to change anything to non-stock so I guess I just hush and ride...right? :D
At least I'll know that "they all do...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Thumb Looks like I have the correct parts, guys. ...

Looks like I have the correct parts, guys.
http://jubal.smugmug.com/1988-R100RS/i-r26tNn4/0/L/RS%20numbers%20001-L.jpg

...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 1,321,993
Posted By JustBob
Wow what a beauty. I had the first US spec '77 in...

Wow what a beauty. I had the first US spec '77 in the Eiffel region of Germany. Wire wheels, solo seat, incredible silver blue. I'm still looking for 6180298. B-) But I am enjoying this '88 after a...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 1,321,993
Posted By JustBob
1988 r100rs

Not the '77 I was looking for but probably a better bike. Low miles, stock, rides nice. :)
http://jubal.smugmug.com/1988-R100RS/i-cW34WBm/0/L/r100rs%201%20002-L.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Oh...you want another pic? OK. :D ...

Oh...you want another pic? OK. :D
http://jubal.smugmug.com/1988-R100RS/i-cW34WBm/0/L/r100rs%201%20002-L.jpg

And from the back. Don't look at the tag though. :)
...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,778
Posted By JustBob
Speedometer accuracy

I recently picked up a very nice 1988 R100RS. See?
http://jubal.smugmug.com/1988-R100RS/i-mBvNvkj/0/L/r100rs%201%20001-L.jpg
I've ridden it about 75 miles which is a guess because I've noticed two...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30,268
Views: 2,278,619
Posted By JustBob
I did something similar the end of July and was...

I did something similar the end of July and was able to leave truck and trailer in the Holiday Inn Express parking lot in Colorado Springs. Easy to get into the fun stuff by going up Stage Coach...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30,268
Views: 2,278,619
Posted By JustBob
I am seeing more of this lately. Had a guy in a...

I am seeing more of this lately. Had a guy in a Dodge pull into me today on 288 in Hiawassee to keep me from passing. Not enough to cause harm but unpleasant for sure. Sometimes it's hard to tell if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 660,413
Posted By JustBob
Enough of this talk about old motorcycles. I...

Enough of this talk about old motorcycles. I wanna know when your new Sibirsky Extreme Trail DVD is coming out. I can look at the trailer only so many times. :D
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