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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
Want to meet up and ride out? I can be in...

Want to meet up and ride out? I can be in Rockville by about 6.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've gotta work Friday but I'm heading out right...

I've gotta work Friday but I'm heading out right after. Anybody riding up that night?
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By bgoodsoil
Wow that was cool. Thanks for posting that link,...

Wow that was cool. Thanks for posting that link, Jenna.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,292
Posted By bgoodsoil
Thanks for taking the time to post those. It...

Thanks for taking the time to post those. It must've been an amazing adventure. Subscribed :lurk
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 150,380
Posted By bgoodsoil
Good luck! Glad to see the GS getting some rally...

Good luck! Glad to see the GS getting some rally time!

Tires and forks are important and all but....don't forget to pack the camera :lurk
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,023
Posted By bgoodsoil
Also I had a question/comment about the wheel...

Also I had a question/comment about the wheel spacers. I made some a while back but my brake shoe had worn a small groove in the hub preventing me from using them. If I shift the wheel over the shoe...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,023
Posted By bgoodsoil
I know it's apples and oranges comparing...

I know it's apples and oranges comparing different bikes but I thought knowing other wheelbases might be useful. The G/S is the shortest DS bike I've found. It would be the longest by quite a bit...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've got a r65 tank I'm looking to put on too. ...

I've got a r65 tank I'm looking to put on too. It's already dented so I thought I'd take a ball peen to the part where the pin sticks out. Thanks for testing this for me first :lurk
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 35,962
Posted By bgoodsoil
You're doing it wrong, Richard. When things blow...

You're doing it wrong, Richard. When things blow up you're supposed to use it as an excuse to replace them with fancy new things--like 9.5:1, 980cc Omega pistons.
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
When's the distinguished gentleman? and where?

When's the distinguished gentleman? and where?
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
Forget about motorcycles--that wall requires...

Forget about motorcycles--that wall requires explanation. And is that a sound board?
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,498
Posted By bgoodsoil
ba dum tssshh :lol3

ba dum tssshh :lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
Since it's only 2 hours I thought I'd head out...

Since it's only 2 hours I thought I'd head out Friday night to squeeze in one more night of camping and drinking. I'm flexible though.


I moved to DC from Atlanta 4 months ago and have only...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm in Takoma on the north end of town. It's only...

I'm in Takoma on the north end of town. It's only 2 hours from the campground but if anyone wants to meet up for the ride out let me know.

edit: I have extra room for camping gear for you folks...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,366
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1000 :becca How have I not seen...

+1000 :becca



How have I not seen this!? Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
Nice! How'd you make the tail piece on that EN? ...

Nice! How'd you make the tail piece on that EN? Is it fiberglass?

And how'd you do that paint job? It looks great even in a picture.

I'm surprised you didn't keep the drum on the KZ. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
No kidding! I'm so glad we've got the Metro. ...

No kidding! I'm so glad we've got the Metro. I'd hate to have to ride in to DC every day. I'd feel obligated to keep a suicide note on my overnight stand if I knew I was going out on to the...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
those cb350 fours have got to be a labor of love....

those cb350 fours have got to be a labor of love. That's a lot of work for a 350. I've heard they feel like you're riding a sewing machine though.
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
Yeah the no-luggage bike is still useful if you...

Yeah the no-luggage bike is still useful if you can get most things in the 4-wheel-o-cycle. I think my view of it has been skewed by not having a car for so long (7 years and counting). The demands...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
bikes without boxes aren't practical forms of...

bikes without boxes aren't practical forms of transportation. I gave up on the fashion show and focused on function and I've been happier. To be fair, I haven't been picking up any hooters girls on...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,370
Posted By bgoodsoil
Wish I could go to thank you for the swingarm in...

Wish I could go to thank you for the swingarm in person Gage. I still owe you a beer!
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
I can pack plenty of tent. Trying to figure out...

I can pack plenty of tent. Trying to figure out how to wedge in the television is what's got me stumped right now.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
I think you'll enjoy it. They're a good time. I...

I think you'll enjoy it. They're a good time. I regret missing so many in school from shear poverty.

Some people may argue that alcohol and motorcycles don't go well together--these people...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,887
Posted By bgoodsoil
this'll be the shortest rally ride I've ever had...

this'll be the shortest rally ride I've ever had to make. thanks for posting it.
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,867
Posted By bgoodsoil
this is a bit of a tangent since this thread is...

this is a bit of a tangent since this thread is about about ignition but where are you seeing inexpensive R/Rs? All the one's I'm looking at are over $100. I've seen some used ones at ~$60 but...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,552
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap Beautiful bike. Seat looks fantastic...

:clap

Beautiful bike. Seat looks fantastic :thumb

There's no way I'd ever put something on that rack. Might be the best looking part on a bike that doesn't have any bad looking parts.
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are...

The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are key. I've never had mine back out but I have an acorn nut that bottoms out on the bolt and stops right at the nylox nut. I might put an easily...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,583
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my...

:lol3

No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my deposit with that one so I have no reason to worry about the property anymore. I'm going to set up my archery target in the yard....which means his...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump...

It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump while cruising down a bumpy road and lose that footpeg the chances of me keeping the bike upright on one foot aren't good. I mean, if there was a...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,583
Posted By bgoodsoil
:D Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was...

:D

Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was so mad--it was a clean, well-cut hole. I coulda used that shotgun wrapped in the bath towels instead of the grinder. Now I could see why THAT would...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,583
Posted By bgoodsoil
Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but...

Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but like you said I don't think it's power that does it. It's the combination of a short swingarm and having my boxes slightly behind the axle. I...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 I should mention at least that I've bent...

+1

I should mention at least that I've bent one of the loooooong 8m bolts that I use to hold them on. I'm considering drilling out the holes and going to a 3/8" since the 9/16" heads would be...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was...

aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was asleep as soon I was out of the shower last night. Tonight, priority one is getting you some pics.

I've swapped back and forth several times to see...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By bgoodsoil
man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job...

man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job on preparation/repair/ADVreconnaisance :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this...

sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this weekend. I got in trouble for cutting in a hole in my landlord's wall for an AC without asking permission :D I'll try to get some pics of them on the bike...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 146,898
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 A buddy of mine broke his foot and...

:lol3

A buddy of mine broke his foot and had to go to his folks' house for a month since he couldn't walk. While he was gone someone broke in to his house and stole his grandfather's shotgun. The...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,583
Posted By bgoodsoil
Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned...

Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned up!
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,583
Posted By bgoodsoil
The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always...

The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always popped the front end right up in first. I can't get it skip in 2nd even with the r100 pistons though. I ride wheelies at ever 3rd stop sign and have never...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,149
Posted By bgoodsoil
Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back...

Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back luggage rack...:hmmmmm

I saw one of your pictures with a dent in the ground and mud caked on the Hard Heads. I didn't see any oil in the dirt...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 146,898
Posted By bgoodsoil
I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a...

I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a good run!



eh the starter solenoid locked up. The starter motor would spin but it wouldn't engage. I had my folks send me a spare starter...
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