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Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,362
Posted By Ras Thurlo
does anyone know the story behind this bike? ...

does anyone know the story behind this bike?

It may be a 1983 pre-dakar bike, to be superseded by the "Le Point" version with round headlight, but not sure
...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,460
Posted By Ras Thurlo
http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo...

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,059
Posted By Ras Thurlo
are these the same colour? the first colour...

are these the same colour?

the first colour looks darker

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/alaska%20blue%202_zpssyax9ddl.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,059
Posted By Ras Thurlo
old blue tank

does anyone know the colour name of this old blue?

apologies for link could not figure how to attach photo:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,571
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the front does look deflated. I would have...

the front does look deflated.

I would have thought that with WP50s you should be able to get c. 285mm of front travel

0.56 springs may be too soft. My WP50s has Hyperpro progressive springs...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,571
Posted By Ras Thurlo
do you know how much rear suspension travel your...

do you know how much rear suspension travel your have dialled in to this shock?

I have my TAG mono lever set-up for reasonable max travel (c.260+mm) and the angle of the swing arm is much steeper....
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,629,930
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 188,460
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Syf

deadhead GS

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,526
Posted By Ras Thurlo
2014 Sardegna Legend Rally makes me want to...

2014 Sardegna Legend Rally

makes me want to go to the 2015 edition :evil

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/sardegna%20legends%20rally_zpsb0wpouoa.jpeg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 1,060,815
Posted By Ras Thurlo
does anyone know the story behind this bike? ...

does anyone know the story behind this bike?

It may be a 1983 pre-dakar bike, to be superseded by the "Le Point" version with round headlight, but not sure
...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 700,129
Posted By Ras Thurlo
http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo...

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/elba%20prototype_zpsdt3lvcqg.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/elba%20prototype_zpsdt3lvcqg.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,312
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Peruzzi stall at market day ...

Peruzzi stall at market day

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/tanks_zpsijkviwmq.jpeg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/tanks_zpsijkviwmq.jpeg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ras Thurlo
can't comment on your cam as I am still hangin...

can't comment on your cam as I am still hangin 308 style

my moorespeed pistons were also much smoother than stock pistons and the engines run real smoove/silent.

On stock 100 heads I also had...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i found the moorespeed pistons made a v.big...

i found the moorespeed pistons made a v.big difference to performance on my 100GS, even with stock heads.

I did get some pinging until I got the heads worked on, at which point issue disappeared....
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 700,129
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 700,129
Posted By Ras Thurlo
sweet ride do you have hi/lo beam on the...

sweet ride


do you have hi/lo beam on the Baja headlight?

it looks like the original Baja, which in theory is high only (:bubba)
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 169,066
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Die Russland Krieg

just like December '41
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,629,930
Posted By Ras Thurlo
found photo on FB, thought i'd share these two...

found photo on FB, thought i'd share these two beauties in Cameroon:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/Cameroon%20gs_zpsdgzv8who.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,629,930
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what is there to hate? BTW- people say that...

what is there to hate?

BTW- people say that the Siebenrock 100 conversion kit works a bunch better than the 80 upgrade kit.

I am not sure if there is much you can do on your heads for the 80...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By Ras Thurlo
changing to a thinner seat will be...

changing to a thinner seat will be cheaper/better(?) than changing shock
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,095
Posted By Ras Thurlo
where dat? are you allowed to go off road?

where dat?

are you allowed to go off road?
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ras Thurlo
check out the foot peg relocation you may...

check out the foot peg relocation

you may have ground clearance issues over logs, but I have to believe that the lower CGT would make the handling sweet

I also like the peg to rear main frame...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ras Thurlo
imho, I found the pivot pegs too small and think...

imho, I found the pivot pegs too small and think that you need a bigger platform.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,629,930
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i dig the trail cam :thumb

i dig the trail cam

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes, this photo was taken on my way down into the...

yes, this photo was taken on my way down into the clay-swaps that we get in the valley floors :evil

that's why I am a fan of the Michelin S-12 as it has plenty of grip in the soft stuff, but a...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Stagehand is a big fan of the D606 and is...

Stagehand is a big fan of the D606 and is currently riding this with a Michelin Desert front.

I had the D606 rear and Michelin Starcross front and it worked v.well as a dual sport combo. I used...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 94,768
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what tyres are you using?

what tyres are you using?
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Like any monolever with a crapped-out shock

Like any monolever with a crapped-out shock
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I had a frame strengthened/modded by TAG so did...

I had a frame strengthened/modded by TAG so did not have to deal

but yes, on an OEM frame you need to mod the tube above the swing arm where the rubber is mounted

BTW - the rear is real plush...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 116,065
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Ras Thurlo
......and its in Aluminium, reducing a lot of...

......and its in Aluminium, reducing a lot of unsprung weight
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ras Thurlo
if your going to spend time standing, then you...

if your going to spend time standing, then you need to move on from the OEM pegs

another issue is whether you like the stock height or want lower. I prefer lowered pegs on airheads for both...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 94,768
Posted By Ras Thurlo
/5 tanks on dirtbikes rock

/5 tanks on dirtbikes rock
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,312
Posted By Ras Thurlo
if you want to go bling - you paint, but leave a...

if you want to go bling - you paint, but leave a vertical strip unpainted
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 116,065
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I agree, its like a candy store for us airhead...

I agree, its like a candy store for us airhead kids
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 116,065
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Cool2 but has gained 2 nice dents at the front for...

but has gained 2 nice dents at the front for greater steering angle
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,677
Posted By Ras Thurlo
T.I.A. to quote DiCaprio

T.I.A.

to quote DiCaprio
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,140
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what are you going to do about the suspension?

what are you going to do about the suspension?
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By Ras Thurlo
all the bars/fairing etc on the GSPD have to put...

all the bars/fairing etc on the GSPD have to put a lot of weight high up compared with an unfaired model.

Also for lowering the CoG, I find the HPN tank is great. Fill it with c.20l at a time and...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ras Thurlo
on the assumption that a cam change implies a...

on the assumption that a cam change implies a trade-off on the rev range, I would have thought that a 332 when allied to a 60 engine would suck inthe lower half of the rev range.

There is...
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