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Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By bmwhacker
Oh well....never got any info concerning the Tech...

Oh well....never got any info concerning the Tech Day.....we'll continue with our Civil War History Lesson:

Never have found out exactly how he met his demise, "March 9,1863, Helena AR". He was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
The BMWMOA National Rally is in Billings, MT....

The BMWMOA National Rally is in Billings, MT. (where we currently are) in July and the National Sidecar Rally is in South Dakota in June. hope to be able to attend at least one of them.
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
Thanks for the tour...great Post. We have...

Thanks for the tour...great Post.
We have similar Cicadas here in Montana.
With my hearing difficulties I cannot hear them due to their high pitch.
They drive Darian crazy with their sound...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By bmwhacker
Had the same problem...no one would cut my...

Had the same problem...no one would cut my folding key. Took me about 5 minutes to cut my own with some small files I had laying around. Made a clay imprint with the old key but really didn't need...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
:clap....needed a new post.....thanks......:clap

:clap....needed a new post.....thanks......:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
wow nice....I like it.:clap

wow nice....I like it.:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
It's up to $1550.00 with a couple days to go. I...

It's up to $1550.00 with a couple days to go. I can't imagine it will go up much more.
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By bmwhacker
I bought a "folding" blank key, but then none of...

I bought a "folding" blank key, but then none of the locksmiths in the area would cut the new one. I called 4 different Lock
Smiths and every one said:, "We don't duplicate any motorcycle keys". I...
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By bmwhacker
+1

+1
Forum: Hacks 05-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,464
Posted By bmwhacker
Not a fan of tubeless tires. I carry a small...

Not a fan of tubeless tires.
I carry a small scissor jack, one larger tire iron and two smaller tire irons. Small 12v compressor, spare front / rear tubes & a patch kit.
Another important item is...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
Nice country for riding....the road conditions in...

Nice country for riding....the road conditions in the video look fairly good too.
Any issues at check points? Hopefully they don't attempt to solicit any $$$ from you?
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By bmwhacker
Helena Arkansas....my Great Uncle perished there...

Helena Arkansas....my Great Uncle perished there during the Civil War....:devildog
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,589
Posted By bmwhacker
I relate to that. Took me 1 1/2 years to build...

I relate to that.
Took me 1 1/2 years to build my from "scratch" bike.:clap
Been riding it for over 5 years and it is still a "work in progress"...always will be.:D
I'll own an old Airhead til...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
Great to see you on the road and traveling again....

Great to see you on the road and traveling again. :clap....Great video too...:D
Watch out for the tope's.
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By bmwhacker
Hey Kevin....Could you send me the info. for your...

Hey Kevin....Could you send me the info. for your Tech Day?
I'm in Billings and might be up for a ride (if work doesn't interfere).
Weather forecast looks fairly good for next weekend.
Any...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,589
Posted By bmwhacker
Can't say that I get "sick" of the Airheads I...

Can't say that I get "sick" of the Airheads I have but there always seems to be a small "something" needing to be done.
But my newest airhead is a '74 model so attention is to be expected.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
:poser

:poser
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
I really liked the looks of the Toaster tanks but...

I really liked the looks of the Toaster tanks but the limited fuel capacity was an issue for me numerous times.
At one point I had 4 different varieties of tanks sitting around. Wish I would have...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
Having three wheels helps.:lol3 ...

Having three wheels helps.:lol3

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-aTlEepBlEsc/U-VuVYmJplI/AAAAAAAAOnA/FjO48Dy44EU/w873-h655-no/Badlands%2B-%2B105mm%2BSPG%2B048.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
You two have a lot more followers than you...

You two have a lot more followers than you realize.
Always looking forward to your posts.
Happy Trails and "keep on post'in":clap
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
After many years of ownership I sold this 73 LWB...

After many years of ownership I sold this 73 LWB a few years ago....still kick myself for leaving the "Cop Tank" and solo seats on it. Unfortunately I didn't have a spare seat or tank to put on it...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 51,153
Posted By bmwhacker
A "new" one on EBay (not mine).....$224.50 and...

A "new" one on EBay (not mine).....$224.50 and go'in up:rofl

http://www.ebay.com/itm/171780563583?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By bmwhacker
No power drill? :lol3 Years ago I had a...

No power drill? :lol3

Years ago I had a battery ground cable break right at the solder joint at the fitting.....sitting in a snow squall on the Beartooth Pass. Only thing that could save me was a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,270
Posted By bmwhacker
I had a set of Jardines on my 1977 GL. ...

I had a set of Jardines on my 1977 GL.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ZaU_jBDeSaeDNH_3Y7Mwlptb1F0lRVzkzHkYXlfbDQk=w303-h227-p-no

They were a bit too loud for me. I was going to fabricate...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,328
Posted By bmwhacker
I have one on the floor I keep tripping...

I have one on the floor I keep tripping over...maybe I should ask $10,000.00.:rofl

Heinrich tanks might be a bit expensive but "$5900.00"?....someone is delusional......:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
Happy Anniversary:freaky

Happy Anniversary:freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,953
Posted By bmwhacker
Hopefully you have a decent BMW Repair Manual.(?)...

Hopefully you have a decent BMW Repair Manual.(?)
I'm not any sort of "expert", but I've dissected more old BMW's than I can count...and even managed to put a few back together.:lol3
A repair...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
Watching the video, I thought you might shed 20...

Watching the video, I thought you might shed 20 kilos of tools/gear....and gain 22 kilos of "new dog"....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,288
Posted By bmwhacker
This wreck be sorted out eventually....."JC" has...

This wreck be sorted out eventually....."JC" has caused more chaos in 12 months than all people in the history of the Club combined. His credibility has been completely dashed by his underhanded...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 115,378
Posted By bmwhacker
We eagerly await all your posts!!!!! Keep them...

We eagerly await all your posts!!!!!
Keep them and the videos coming.....be safe and get the heck out of the politically "hot" zone you're in.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By bmwhacker
Looks kinda light.....but maybe not.

Looks kinda light.....but maybe not.
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,567
Posted By bmwhacker
He said a lot of other folks there were also...

He said a lot of other folks there were also building and the market share was getting smaller.
He still has a shop with some employees but was planning on phasing it out in the future.
I truly...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By bmwhacker
When I bought mine I was dismayed when they...

When I bought mine I was dismayed when they showed up with 2 different sizes, didn't realize it when I ordered them....but after use, the shorter on is OK as it left room for "flip flops" / hats /...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By bmwhacker
Wow...the "Freighter" rack must have been...

Wow...the "Freighter" rack must have been huge.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By bmwhacker
This small rack was with this bike when I...

This small rack was with this bike when I purchased it. Can't find a manufacturers name on it.
It came with a pair of QSL Solo seats and is drilled. Might be the small version made by QSL. (?)

...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By bmwhacker
These are $56.00 on EBay. Made for a BMW R1200CL....

These are $56.00 on EBay. Made for a BMW R1200CL. One bag is a bit shorter than the other which leaves some room on the top. They are fairly heavy material and have side pouches on one side....also...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,138
Posted By bmwhacker
Just take a step backwards in time.....no...

Just take a step backwards in time.....no "electronics", no "hydraulics"....minimal "mysteries'....if you can tune up a lawn mower you can fix it.


...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By bmwhacker
National Plexi-Star Fairing....kind of a "barn...

National Plexi-Star Fairing....kind of a "barn door" but comes off / goes on in seconds.... Plus I like the hand protection on long cold rides.
I have a couple other small shields for the bike but...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,328
Posted By bmwhacker
"Craigslist funny" Something seems to be...

"Craigslist funny"

Something seems to be awry here......?
Long wheel base subframe with a short wheel base swingarm maybe?

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4981733566.html
...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,616
Posted By bmwhacker
I like these...."Napoleons"....have them on both...

I like these...."Napoleons"....have them on both of my BMW's. One set is slightly different as they are quite a bit older....they are fairly cheap but appear to be well built.
The stems are on a...
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