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Forum: Airheads Today, 01:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,668
Posted By Ras Thurlo
......and its in Aluminium, reducing a lot of...

......and its in Aluminium, reducing a lot of unsprung weight
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,788
Posted By Ras Thurlo
/5 tanks on dirtbikes rock

/5 tanks on dirtbikes rock
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,345
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, 01:53 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,886
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, 01:54 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,886
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, 02:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,144
Posted By Ras Thurlo
T.I.A. to quote DiCaprio

T.I.A.

to quote DiCaprio
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
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, 01:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
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, 01:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
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...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what seat do you have here? was it...

what seat do you have here?

was it plug&play between the Gletter sub-frame and the G/S PD tank?
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,563
Posted By Ras Thurlo
at the risk of digressing from airheads, but this...

at the risk of digressing from airheads, but this is Jenna's house and she is currently following in Diana's footsteps:

Over here the boar and deer population has soared due to plenty of farm food...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,563
Posted By Ras Thurlo
iv'e seen you tube footage of guys using a...

iv'e seen you tube footage of guys using a recording of a crying human baby to attract coyotes into a kill zone. Certainly takes away the inhibitions of shooting at something that looks like a husky....
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,788
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:bubba'em

:bubba'em
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,788
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the 100rs has higher compression pistons, right?

the 100rs has higher compression pistons, right?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,006
Posted By Ras Thurlo
whats a twin shock like off road? is there...

whats a twin shock like off road?

is there much weight or length differential to a monolever?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,006
Posted By Ras Thurlo
as said above if you start with a mono lever bike...

as said above if you start with a mono lever bike you can turn it into a GS over time/money

I was going to do this to my RT so that it can be a true scrambler (i.e. actually get dirty).

I am...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,590
Posted By Ras Thurlo
is 254mm a good result for an 1100 para? i...

is 254mm a good result for an 1100 para?

i thought they typically gave less travel
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Purists beware

so finally taking the plunge and upgrading this RT. Purists should turn away now.

Keeping the stock rear mono lever, but maxing out suspension travel and changing forks to DRZs. Looking for an...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what camera are these guys using? ...

what camera are these guys using?



another nice mountain track exploration, although I would hold back on the 420 pit-stops on this one:

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/110073542"...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,886
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1 :ear

+1

:ear
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,886
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb mud + G/S

:thumb mud + G/S
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,493
Posted By Ras Thurlo
am digging the background bikes too

am digging the background bikes too
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i dig this look ...

i dig this look

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_0629_zpse6920fb8.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/IMG_0629_zpse6920fb8.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
will answer by giving changes made for 2.0...

will answer by giving changes made for 2.0 edition:

- suspension properly set up now (finally), rides like a real dirt bike off road and surprisingly nimble on road, but am ridding with knobblies...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,788
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I had understood that the HPN paralever swing arm...

I had understood that the HPN paralever swing arm was created to overcome the lack of strength of the 1100. nice piece of kit, but for multiple thousands of euros you can get a van full of spare 1100...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,788
Posted By Ras Thurlo
out of interest - thought process behind setting...

out of interest - thought process behind setting up dream bike with 1100 vs extended mono?

I assume this dream involves plenty of hard charging rally riding
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
side stand doing its thing

didn't have the balls to try

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_1122_zpsb3de202d.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/IMG_1122_zpsb3de202d.jpg.html)


...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,200
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,328
Posted By Ras Thurlo
for those post xmas blues: ...

for those post xmas blues:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/1619099_878821132158714_5047403091931885794_n_zps1ad1898c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,328
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Italian bike from back in the day ...

Italian bike from back in the day


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/10869514_814090928637167_3720476121340299235_o_zps45420e3c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,912
Posted By Ras Thurlo
am also digging the whole alu thing why is...

am also digging the whole alu thing

why is it that large aluminium tanks leak?

was told this by several tank guys when I was looking at making an old skool dakar tank
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Prutser set me up with this killa side stand from...

Prutser set me up with this killa side stand from an Aprilia

base modified for soft ground, tucks in nicely under end can

no apologies for the mud:
...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Flashback

looks like a good spot for a VC ambush

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/VC2014YE_zps72c0e76f.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/VC2014YE_zps72c0e76f.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes contact him direct. If you are putting...

yes contact him direct.

If you are putting this onto an extended monolever or 1100 paralever conversion, then ask for a longer threaded section with stand at one end. On a tall bike there is...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,820
Posted By Ras Thurlo
2.0

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/photo1copy3_zps6bc8fbe6.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/photo1copy3_zps6bc8fbe6.jpg.html)
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,662
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Pls explain more on the rubber dome you...

Pls explain more on the rubber dome

you mention the "perfect squish band" but also the fact that the heads do not need worked
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,662
Posted By Ras Thurlo
What does the asymmetric cam do? What does...

What does the asymmetric cam do?

What does that rubber head insert do?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 187,212
Posted By Ras Thurlo
then, where are you going to take her?

then, where are you going to take her?
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