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Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,022
Posted By Thorazine
Beemerguru, you really seem to know what you're...

Beemerguru, you really seem to know what you're doing. Thanks for all the thankless behind the scenes work you're doing for our club.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By Thorazine
:clap :freaky That valve cover needs to be...

:clap :freaky

That valve cover needs to be mounted and placed in your shrine.

P.S. Is that the Shovel in the background (red fender)?
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,187
Posted By Thorazine
Close by as in "in the cafeteria"? Of course!...

Close by as in "in the cafeteria"? Of course! (or as my boys would say: no duh!) :1drink
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorazine
:clap :freaky (and anyone who likes Burt is fine...

:clap :freaky (and anyone who likes Burt is fine by me)

Actually, my dad is a hero to me as well. 79 years-old, and has run marathons in every 50 U.S. state. Didn't start running until his late...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,187
Posted By Thorazine
Late 50s. Never knew Tom Waits' crazy German...

Late 50s. Never knew Tom Waits' crazy German uncle built Airheads.

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o149/calixlr/08b64f66-b8a7-454b-a5bb-f2784f6cb1fa.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Thorazine
And your dad is many many levels above me on any...

And your dad is many many levels above me on any badass scale. What an adventure that must have been.
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,187
Posted By Thorazine
Not knickers--still Lederhosen. Whether shorts,...

Not knickers--still Lederhosen. Whether shorts, or what we would call knicker-length--they're all known as Lederhosen in Bavaria.

Great pix. I have another at home. Will try to remember to...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Thorazine
Period Airhead reviews

Some cool photocopies of Airhead reviews dating back to the late 50s. Cool to see what the writers thought of our bikes when they first came out:

http://www.beemergarage.com/road_tests.html...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Thorazine
That first pic is a good'un, Jim. Very nice. ...

That first pic is a good'un, Jim. Very nice.

All the gods were pissing on us that day, and I was riding in it. Had to breathe outta my ears lanesplitting.

Great pic
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Thorazine
OK, so after they phased out the...

OK, so after they phased out the copperish-colored ones, they went to black, right? Why not just go for the flexible 6/ ones, or am I still missing something? I probably am, since there's no real...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Thorazine
Someone splain me the problem. I know the /5...

Someone splain me the problem. I know the /5 tubes are a different color, brownish?, as opposed to the black /6 ones, but what other differences are there? Are the tubes stiff (unlike the flexible...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,595
Posted By Thorazine
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,183
Posted By Thorazine
Soul brudda: that would be AntonLargiader. Yes,...

Soul brudda: that would be AntonLargiader. Yes, Anton's definitely an expert, and from what I've seen, a great person. Shoot him a PM.

See ya at Techday.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
Rambozo, you A-hole. Look, I don't...

Rambozo, you A-hole.

Look, I don't dispute your claim that chollo has earned this (that's what PMs are for, fer Christ's sake), but what the fuck have we done to you to deserve this shitburger...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
I :puke1 approve :puke1 of this :puke1 post...

I :puke1 approve :puke1 of this :puke1 post :puke1

It is necessary.

But still, jesus fucking chollo . . . :puke1
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
Screw the brake light and turn signals--use hand...

Screw the brake light and turn signals--use hand signals. :1drink
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,022
Posted By Thorazine
Bet on it, Bubs. See ya there.

Bet on it, Bubs. See ya there.
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,022
Posted By Thorazine
Fuck it. I'm staying in the Airheads. Whenever...

Fuck it. I'm staying in the Airheads. Whenever I had problems and would freak out armageddon-style and I needed to talk to someone, it was always an Airhead who did whatever they could to help me...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,656
Posted By Thorazine
+1 Overall, a crazygreat ride, OldDog. :thumb

+1 Overall, a crazygreat ride, OldDog. :thumb
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By Thorazine
The world could use more Bills (note upper case...

The world could use more Bills (note upper case B).
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By Thorazine
Are the Harbor Fright ones good enough, or should...

Are the Harbor Fright ones good enough, or should I get another brand?

Also, does the grease tool nozzle have a certain size I should be looking for on whichever grease gun I get?
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By Thorazine
Instantly adding, what, $3-5 per quart to the...

Instantly adding, what, $3-5 per quart to the price?
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By Thorazine
. . . and same goes with Disston. Thanks, sir.

. . . and same goes with Disston. Thanks, sir.
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,676
Posted By Thorazine
In my time here, one of the things I've learned...

In my time here, one of the things I've learned is if _cy_ says it, it's wise to listen to him. :norton

Since I bought my bike about 2 1/2 years ago, I've discovered either nothing was done to it...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By Thorazine
Bad news if true. Good thing I have a couple...

Bad news if true. Good thing I have a couple cases' worth.
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By Thorazine
Jesus H, that's a deal! I may jump on that, slap...

Jesus H, that's a deal! I may jump on that, slap them on and keep my current ones for onboard spares.
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Thorazine
Fucking sesquipedalophobic* hoi polloi. * I...

Fucking sesquipedalophobic* hoi polloi.

* I actually had my students learn another form of this word (sesquipedalian), as well as how to use a semicolon properly (once I could get the boys to stop...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Thorazine
OK, not everyone here who rides an R90/6 is a...

OK, not everyone here who rides an R90/6 is a moron. Morons don't use terms like in situ.



Yup. Get in line.
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,183
Posted By Thorazine
Bamboo is right. As you know, Soulbruddah, I just...

Bamboo is right. As you know, Soulbruddah, I just changed out my bearings, and those notches were evident on both races. I too had all those sensations of the tire 'wanting' to stay straight ahead,...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
Plank, DBD: What about Brooklands? Looks like...

Plank, DBD: What about Brooklands? Looks like fun. Any of you ever ridden it (about the 13 minute mark):
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Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By Thorazine
Bill. There are no words . . .

Bill. There are no words . . .
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By Thorazine
Nah, it's not just Baaston. Come out to...

Nah, it's not just Baaston. Come out to California--very common, even in my more conservative area, to see pink, blue, purple hair.


And then there's the kids (insert rimshot emoticon here)
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By Thorazine
Henry. I was able to figure it out before...

Henry. I was able to figure it out before scrolling down. And freehand? Wow! That's skill.

As for her hair, who gives a shit? I teach at a college and have learned a long time ago that...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Thorazine
Don't worry Silverhead. Just dig through some of...

Don't worry Silverhead. Just dig through some of my other posts and you'll see there are bigger, dumber morons here.


Or maybe it's just the R90/6 riders . . .
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
No DBD, in the name of all that is true and...

No DBD, in the name of all that is true and right, don't let him in any way emulate Ponch. Why? For saying:

Punk rock is just an excuse for troublemakers who want to mess up the system.*
...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
Seriously. I never saw her as anyone overly...

Seriously. I never saw her as anyone overly attractive. Funny how bikes have that effect.
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
Sir Plank, earl of Fuckshire: post up any part...

Sir Plank, earl of Fuckshire: post up any part #s, where applicable,. Maybe some of us inmates have useable spares, or leads on stuff you need.
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,164
Posted By Thorazine
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o149/calixlr/3E...

http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o149/calixlr/3E582706-F354-4ECC-A944-D0B6B179A7B1.jpg (http://s119.photobucket.com/user/calixlr/media/3E582706-F354-4ECC-A944-D0B6B179A7B1.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Thorazine
'74 R90/6 front brake pad recommendations?

Riding style--mostly freeway--lots of lane-splitting with occasional emergency stops. Any brands/model #s you like?

And what's the difference between organic, ceramic and kevlar?

Grazie!
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,335
Posted By Thorazine
Hey Sam! Welcome to the nuthouse. That bike looks...

Hey Sam! Welcome to the nuthouse. That bike looks damn good for being 40 years old. I've seen lots of 40 year-old people who would love to look that good. Nice pickup.

I'm glad to see you're...
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