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Forum: Trials 10-26-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,682
Posted By wolvertone
Duke!! It's Steve (the guy who bought/traded your...

Duke!! It's Steve (the guy who bought/traded your old BMW K100) I've got a '96 Beta Techno and ride logs and stumps in my 1/3 acre backyard.

You are right, this sport is DEAD here. Let me know...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,782
Posted By wolvertone
Good! You took my advice! So, how was it? haha...

Good! You took my advice! So, how was it? haha Last time my mom came down to LA for a visit, she asked me what did I want her to bring from home. Mary Brown's Fried Chicken, of course. She did...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By wolvertone
Unfortunately, he can't just ride it. He's...

Unfortunately, he can't just ride it. He's leaving the country for 10 months. Also, I don't see why the poor Moths have to suffer for the cause!

Thanks for all the info. I'll pass it on to...
Forum: Trials 08-11-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,162
Posted By wolvertone
I know, don't they feel awesome? I love mine,...

I know, don't they feel awesome? I love mine, and I wear 'em dual sporting too.
Forum: Trials 08-11-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,679
Posted By wolvertone
...nice...

...nice...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By wolvertone
Winterizing R75/5

Sold my R75/5 back in the summer. I don't winterize here, but the new owner asked me to give him a list of things to do to put it up till spring.

Anybody got a list, or just chime in please....
Forum: Trials 08-02-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,162
Posted By wolvertone
those have a fairly aggressive sole, and are easy...

those have a fairly aggressive sole, and are easy for walking in.

If you could get a pair cheap, it'd take some of the sting out of all the startup costs... until you got better.

Plus, they're...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By wolvertone
if cosmetically clean, and all mechanicals are...

if cosmetically clean, and all mechanicals are good, then i'd say its a fair price.

If its beat up, tires bald and needing some tlc, then it's too much.
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By wolvertone
Shipping to 70726 if prev deal falls through... ...

Shipping to 70726 if prev deal falls through...

pm is best or e-mail wolvertone at yahoo dot com
Forum: Trials 07-31-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,162
Posted By wolvertone
I'm brand new to trials, and wondered what I'd do...

I'm brand new to trials, and wondered what I'd do for boots.

Then I remembered, my old riding buddy gave me his fathers Alpinestars Hi-Point motocross boots that he bought back in the 70's or...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,782
Posted By wolvertone
Hey, nice RR! I was born in Gander and lived...

Hey, nice RR!

I was born in Gander and lived there for about 12 years.

Dude, I can't believe you went through Carmanville! I spent most of my puberty years living there. I got my first...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-27-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By wolvertone
Wynne, Forrest City, AR Place to ride TRIALS?

Hey.. I'll be in the Forrest City, Wynne Arkansas area in a couple of weeks. Bringing my Beta Trials bike, but don't know where to ride.

It's trials, so I only need a dirt pit, or a short road...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,499
Posted By wolvertone
KTM 640 ADV or BMW F650 Funduro?

Not trolling here. If the bikes were close on condition, price, and year, which would you buy and why?

Not familiar with either (ok, a short stint with a Pegaso)

Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,748
Posted By wolvertone
Just picked up a 1979 r100rt last week. ...

Just picked up a 1979 r100rt last week.

Couple of notes (fairing related)

1. The bike is a little twitchy at around 75 mph (gps). That comes from a lot of fairing out front. Even my K100LT...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By wolvertone
Thanks for the Hucky's link. That's what I...

Thanks for the Hucky's link. That's what I figure I need.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,434
Posted By wolvertone
That's a very tidy bike...

That's a very tidy bike...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
Thanks. Get across Texas and you're golden.

Thanks. Get across Texas and you're golden.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By wolvertone
Airhead for rebuild time. Help with part #'s?

1979 R100RT

My forks have harsh rebound. They just hit the internal stops at full extension. I replaced the oil and it made no difference. 7wt oil was used.

I saw a "rebuild kit" on 'bay and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
June 26 I don't think there are any pics of...

June 26

I don't think there are any pics of worth after Pagosa Springs.

We got up, broke camp, and headed east to the sand dunes. Too US160 east over to Alamosa and then to State 150 north. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By wolvertone
Yep, our weather a few days before seemed to be a...

Yep, our weather a few days before seemed to be a little better. I had an electric jacket liner and electric gloves, and never used them. Looks like I could have lent them to you!

You saw a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,763
Posted By wolvertone
Enjoying your rr Phillip (it's Phillip, right?) ...

Enjoying your rr Phillip (it's Phillip, right?) I'm the guy who sold you the DR350. Hope you're having good luck with the jetting.

I just picked up a 79 R100RT. Let get the airheads out for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By wolvertone
That's what I needed. Thanks! I'm sticking...

That's what I needed. Thanks!

I'm sticking with the same ratio.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By wolvertone
What year/model range final drive fits mine?

ok, I looked, and couldn't find a list. I'm looking for a final drive replacement for my 79 R100rt.

What models (r80, etc) and years will bolt right up to mine?

thanks,
Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
Pulled the final drive and the splines are pretty...

Pulled the final drive and the splines are pretty worn. The ones on the wheel are fine as are the drive shaft splines. Just the ones in the final drive that couple to the wheel are worn. I'll get...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
June 25 Got up early and decided to take...

June 25

Got up early and decided to take US550 up to Ouray. I'm glad we did that, it was worth it. Got to Ouray, drove through town and headed back down US550to Durango. Like I said, any road...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
JUNE 24 Broke camp and tried to head to...

JUNE 24

Broke camp and tried to head to Crested Butte via a county road. Got 14 miles in and and a road closed sign. It was still worth it, as the ride and photo op was spectacular.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
Just pulled the oil pressure/temp switch. It's a...

Just pulled the oil pressure/temp switch. It's a VDO unit. From what I've read, the VDO units turn the light on earlier than OEM.

Apparently, OEM switch turns on the oil press light at about 5...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
No funny sounds. As stated earlier, the oil...

No funny sounds. As stated earlier, the oil pressure is around 150 when I first start the bike. After the oil heats up, it's about 60 psi at 4k-4.5k rpms. It goes to 15 psi at idle and that's...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
I've had other bikes (and heard reports from...

I've had other bikes (and heard reports from others) where the oil light will flicker at idle when the oil is hot. General consensus was that it was kinda normal, and if it goes back up with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
http://i41.tinypic.com/27z9mdy.jpg That's...

http://i41.tinypic.com/27z9mdy.jpg

That's the color scheme I have. My bike looks exactly like this one, except for handlebar mounted mirrors. BTW, my front lower fairing is the vented type.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
its the orange light that flickers. The red light...

its the orange light that flickers. The red light is the gen light.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By wolvertone
1979 R100RT newbie, questions for the experts

Hey, just picked up a 1979 R100RT with 34,000 miles on the clock. Looks about right. This bike is very complete with the original white seat, tire pump, cable lock and tool kit. I even got the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
June 23 Broke camp. Man, I HATE this tent....

June 23

Broke camp. Man, I HATE this tent. I'm getting a better tent and sleeping bag somewhere on this trip. They are both too big and heavy.

Drove back down through Blackhawk/Central...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
Monday, June 22 Got an 8am start and took...

Monday, June 22
Got an 8am start and took state 67 to US 24 over to Pikes Peak Hwy. At the entrance, the elevation is about 7000 feet. At the top, 22 miles later, its about 14,100 feet. Snow on the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
We followed state 165 to State 96. That took us...

We followed state 165 to State 96. That took us to Florence, and nearby Canon City. Stayed north and got on State 67 which became county 67 until we hit state 67 again???? I'm sure it was my mistake,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
June 21, Sunday. Happy Fathers Day! ...

June 21, Sunday.

Happy Fathers Day!

We got a hotel last night in Texline. It was OK, and only $40, but if you can make it to Clayton, NM, do it. Much more larger town lots of restaurants,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
Right outside Amarillo, dark clouds open up the...

Right outside Amarillo, dark clouds open up the skies and we get our first heavy rain. We drive for about mile and find an overpass to take shelter. About 15 minutes later we are rewarded with a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
6-19-09 Took US190 to Opelousas and then...

6-19-09

Took US190 to Opelousas and then I-49 up to Alexandria. Stopped in Eddies BBQ. for a 1/2 chicken plate. Good food.

Get back on I-49 and up to Shreveport. Stop in Starbucks for a Green...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
This Trip is beingg posted in real time. No wi fi...

This Trip is beingg posted in real time. No wi fi here so a quick note from iPhone. Used emergency gas can twice yeasterday. Couple of stretches we thought we could make. And the gas can is also...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,427
Posted By wolvertone
Leaving in 1 hour. No quitting now. Might even...

Leaving in 1 hour. No quitting now. Might even make it to Dallas tonight...

Dang it's hot outside.
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