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Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By Hornet
Don Bradley

A friend of mine creates original art each year for the 'Riding into History' event in St. Augustine:
http://www.ridingintohistory.org/home/

His artwork is pretty cool - the version that makes...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 358,322
Posted By Hornet
Online Radio Interview

Got a note from HMS Team 23 that Doug may join them on SidestandUp tonight. Live MC Internet Radio Talk Show. 8:00-9:30 Eastern time.

sidestandup.com

No affiliation with sidestandup.
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 136,108
Posted By Hornet
I've appreciated reading your build thread for...

I've appreciated reading your build thread for quite some time, thanks for sharing your experience. Apologize for the hijack, but I recognize that rig in the lower left from the following (no...
Forum: Face plant 01-28-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,964
Posted By Hornet
Yes, they do. Rudy, so sorry for the loss...

Yes, they do.

Rudy, so sorry for the loss of your friend. Condolences to Steve's crew.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,433
Posted By Hornet
You're right - It's taking even longer than my...

You're right - It's taking even longer than my R-27 restoration. Jason, Jakes price is now $15 and a can of Kodiak.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,105
Posted By Hornet
gute Scheiße.

gute Scheiße.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,417
Posted By Hornet
That's just crazy! You should post this in...

That's just crazy!

You should post this in Jo momma. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By Hornet
Check out the link here - homemade rallye fairing...

Check out the link here - homemade rallye fairing in progress.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=378127
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By Hornet
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,433
Posted By Hornet
Looks like you've got that under control. Cool...

Looks like you've got that under control. Cool project J.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Hornet
+1 I've been using these on motorcycles for 10+...

+1 I've been using these on motorcycles for 10+ years. In my opinion, the best light for the money.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Hornet
I remembered correctly, remarkable! PN...

I remembered correctly, remarkable!

PN 65816905133 'temperature sensor' for reference.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Hornet
Should be under the front high fender, to the...

Should be under the front high fender, to the left side as you sit on the bike, if I remember correctly.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Hornet
Total width installed...

...of the BMW factory cases is 39".

To answer your question.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,736
Posted By Hornet
+1 I mentioned it in Kbasa's airhead...

+1

I mentioned it in Kbasa's airhead restoration thread. This technique works extremely well - even for us young-timers...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-29-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,055
Posted By Hornet
Single sided front and rear

How about the Imme? Single sided front and rear, and the rear swingarm serves dual duty as the exhaust system. Yes, that means the engine is not fixed and actually rotates up and down within the...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 64,962
Posted By Hornet
If you have access to a welder (preferably wire...

If you have access to a welder (preferably wire feed for a little more precision), and are replacing the bearings/races, I've used the following trick several times with much success:

Weld a bead...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,781
Posted By Hornet
Four Pig Barbeque Tour

Three friends (some post here) and I did a ride last year based on Barbeque. Our trip was called the "Four Pig Barbeque Tour" (we were four and tried to focus our stops on the four pig rated...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Hornet
+1 - assuming you won't be reusing them. This...

+1 - assuming you won't be reusing them. This trick works like a champ, as long as you don't weld the races to the swingarm...:lol3 !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 357,516
Posted By Hornet
Nice, they look like the Hella FF50 lights I've...

Nice, they look like the Hella FF50 lights I've used on a few applications. My favorite solution to the problem you describe (light bleeding out the sides of the Hella lenses) is to wrap a strip of...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,689
Posted By Hornet
Thank you. I got into old stuff way back -...

Thank you. I got into old stuff way back - mostly Japanese, now European. I'm currently restoring an R27 for my wife. Based on my observations, at 31 years old, I'm pretty young in the classic...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,702
Posted By Hornet
He's dancing right now, I'll have you know.

He's dancing right now, I'll have you know.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,702
Posted By Hornet
THANK YOU BOTH!!! Because if nobody had...

THANK YOU BOTH!!! Because if nobody had responded with that, I'd have had to listen to him pout for three and a half weeks. Somebody please call her 'Annie of Gables' I want to see pictures of the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 158,918
Posted By Hornet
Here's mine.

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k3/Hornet_Album/DR650.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Hornet
There is not a cam chain tensioner that you have...

There is not a cam chain tensioner that you have to worry about on that engine. As mentioned, it's an automatic spring loaded ratcheting mechanism.

To answer your question though, if it's the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,722
Posted By Hornet
Holy cow! Your bike's broken, dudes are...

Holy cow!

Your bike's broken, dudes are coming over to help you, and they're bringing beer AND cheerleaders. That's the life brother.

Any news on the transmission? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By Hornet
Dude, that's hilarious. I've ridden that, down...

Dude, that's hilarious. I've ridden that, down to the store, just as in your video. Those jumps at the start of the video are pretty decent size, with a 3-4 foot deep hole on the back side of each...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,246
Posted By Hornet
Yeah big and powerful. I rode Yellowstone in '02...

Yeah big and powerful. I rode Yellowstone in '02 and came upon a long line of stopped traffic. I could see the end of it, and also the beginning of a long line of stopped oncoming traffic. I...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,089
Posted By Hornet
My arguement.

In the event of a malfunctioning traffic signal, I was taught to treat it as a four way (or however many way) stop. Stop, make sure it's clear, make sure it's safe, and proceed as if you're at a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,382
Posted By Hornet
The headlight/fairing looks like an older Acerbis...

The headlight/fairing looks like an older Acerbis DHH - they have new styles readily available on the web. This is just one source. Shop around for deals, and e-bay is sometimes good for this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 34,306
Posted By Hornet
Taylor Park, CO

My friend Jake. Picture by Adventurer eaglej.

http://www.welikedogs.com/wordpress/images/colorado/something_to_smile_about.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,615
Posted By Hornet
~20 miles each way - rode every day but two this...

~20 miles each way - rode every day but two this year. Takes me 30-45 minutes.

Where the hell can you go 50 miles in 45 minutes commuting in north Jersey? They say in Michigan, you are never...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Hornet
If the knob attached to a post, my suggestion...

If the knob attached to a post, my suggestion would be go to Radio Shack and pick up a miniature potentiometer knob. Radio Shack, or any electronic store for that matter, should have a selection of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By Hornet
Couple of my friends use carbide tip studs in...

Couple of my friends use carbide tip studs in their tires. They ride every winter weekend on frozen lakes, and one rode at least two two-hour races on dirt/snow last year. His studs are still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2005, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,798
Posted By Hornet
Myers Rocks

I second the Myers suggestion. When I got my DR650, the radiator was 'customized' by the previous owner in a drunken rage with a crowbar. They patched a small leak and straightened it out...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By Hornet
Exactly - more pics on the link in my post above....

Exactly - more pics on the link in my post above.

I love the pics of the Ortlieb bags on the Rapide. And the Black Shadow...I love to see it when they're used often.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2005, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,980
Posted By Hornet
http://harveymushman.smugmug.com/photos/38464350-M...

http://harveymushman.smugmug.com/photos/38464350-M.jpg


http://www.chang-jiang.com/bmw/a2.html

Before I think R71 or XA when I see something similar to the picture- my brain always assumes...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,678
Posted By Hornet
What everybody else said - good advice. I...

What everybody else said - good advice.

I live in north New Jersey and went car-less for three winters in a row, means I've ridden year round the last three years. The best advice is to be...
Forum: Face plant 08-19-2005, 09:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,031
Posted By Hornet
Don't say only, Mr. Generalization. Guess you've...

Don't say only, Mr. Generalization. Guess you've never seen me and my High-viz roadcrafter on my Triumph or Kawasaki or Suzuki or... I agree that many riders are not ATGATT, and will inlcude BMW...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,782
Posted By Hornet
Almost Done.

Ugh - two days straight in the garage with my engine and donor engine. The damage done by the engine grenade is repaired. Couple of more items to finish it off, but here it is.

Plenty of time...
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