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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 423,164
Posted By Mens Rea
I'd put in a good word for this shop: ...

I'd put in a good word for this shop:

http://marinmotoworks.com/

In San Rafael, so a bit south of you, but the owner knows his stuff. I think he was at the Marin BMW dealer before they went...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-01-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Mens Rea
"By their nature, cell phones are tracking...

"By their nature, cell phones are tracking devices. For a network to connect calls, it needs to know which cell the phone is located in. In an urban area, this narrows a phone's location to a few...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,088,870
Posted By Mens Rea
Wow, that looks clean and sweet. Congrats. I...

Wow, that looks clean and sweet. Congrats.

I have a 91 K100rs, and i'm quite fond of it. When I tell people, they usually try to explain to me why I should think it sucks, but it is a hoot to run...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,227
Posted By Mens Rea
Oddly, it has the effect of making we want to try...

Oddly, it has the effect of making we want to try them all, just to see what the fuss is about.

I never wanted a sportster until I read the thread about how much they suck. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,565
Views: 1,187,764
Posted By Mens Rea
IMHO the gen1 KLRs look MUCH better without the...

IMHO the gen1 KLRs look MUCH better without the stock fairing - that bike looks good.

I've been looking for a project thumper and hope to pick up a KLR or DR in the next few months, assuming I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,565
Views: 1,187,764
Posted By Mens Rea
That is a fine looking bike, GWN. :clap

That is a fine looking bike, GWN. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 20,405
Posted By Mens Rea
The loud pipes sign on the front is too cool. ...

The loud pipes sign on the front is too cool.

The pie on the side needs to go, though, its emitting some some sort of discharge.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,634
Posted By Mens Rea
OK, that made me laugh. I'm near SF and been...

OK, that made me laugh.

I'm near SF and been wanting a thumper. Not many low cost DRs turn up, usually low mile recent ones for $5k. I'm thinking half that for this bike. I see more +/- $2500...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,686
Posted By Mens Rea
I'm not an expert, but have been thumper...

I'm not an expert, but have been thumper shopping, so file this under 'I'm pretty sure:'

They went from the 'funduro' carb version to the FI in 2001. I don't remember reading that the water pump...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,760
Posted By Mens Rea
Thought I would put in a good word for these...

Thought I would put in a good word for these guys:

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/

I got an HES from them when the one in my 1150r went south. No affiliation, but good price & service.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mens Rea
Exactly. That is why I left the roller bearing in...

Exactly. That is why I left the roller bearing in my order - if I cancelled, the current one is sure to be toast. By paying $45 for a bearing I apparently can get elsewhere for $12, I figure the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mens Rea
Yes, part numbers are from here:...

Yes, part numbers are from here: http://www.ascycles.com/BMW-Motorcycle-Parts-Fiche.aspx

I'll only replaced the roller bearing if it feels rough. I was working off the thread Rocky Raccoon had...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mens Rea
Funny you should post this I just order bearings...

Funny you should post this I just order bearings from A&S today - A&S pricing below, which I think is list, but no sales tax and no shipping fee for fedex ground. These are for a 2003 r1150r. I'm at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,379
Posted By Mens Rea
Hey AJxr, enjoy your trip. I just want to second...

Hey AJxr, enjoy your trip. I just want to second Scottmac's comment on the raccoons. I was camping up on the north coast in Oct and got woken up every night to the raccoons getting into somebody's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,780
Posted By Mens Rea
Yup, DMV website still down... Here is my...

Yup, DMV website still down...

Here is my version:

50 state bike - no milage requirement - but the bike should have the 50 state sticker on it somewhere, and they may inspect to see if it does...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,454
Posted By Mens Rea
You are getting pretty good counsel here, I have...

You are getting pretty good counsel here, I have a '91 K100RS and I'm pretty fond of it. It is a bit of a beast but fun. The motobrick site is a good resource. I was looking for a K75 when it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 193,421
Posted By Mens Rea
The exhaust, the engine case, that is one sexy...

The exhaust, the engine case, that is one sexy beast.

The new models? I hope they sell lots of them, so they are plentiful in the used market. Then I could try one... :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 102,735
Posted By Mens Rea
Not 100 pages, but this tread by roger 04 RT has...

Not 100 pages, but this tread by roger 04 RT has a lot of information on the fuel injection on the R bikes:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=749080

I think he now sells a mod...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24,742
Views: 2,938,661
Posted By Mens Rea
Simba, Just for some regional perspective, that...

Simba,
Just for some regional perspective, that would be a pretty good price here in the SF Bay Area. But showing up with cash, a truck, and ramp could soften the price considerably.

I wonder...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Mens Rea
I've got those on my K100, they are pretty nice....

I've got those on my K100, they are pretty nice. My garage space is tight and it is handy to fold them in.

My K100 had some bar end weights on it (I think they are stock) so I used a nylon bushing...
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,793
Posted By Mens Rea
Do you guys have any tricks for safely getting...

Do you guys have any tricks for safely getting the big bikes on and off? I just got the HF lift. I working on a K100 (read: heavy!) and while it is sweet to have on the lift it is a handful getting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,098
Posted By Mens Rea
How about this one?

Hey KLX guys - here is one in SF I'm thinking of checking out:

http://www.bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=439706

"I have a 93 KLX650c for sale. It has 18.3k miles on it, runs...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 285,098
Posted By Mens Rea
I also tried a 23" for a while. I bought it with...

I also tried a 23" for a while. I bought it with a sargent seat and few other thing from a fellow on ibmwr who traded in his r1150 and was stripping off the extras.

I had lots of buffeting. Took...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mens Rea
OP - there is one in the ADV flea up by Sacto ...

OP - there is one in the ADV flea up by Sacto

'95 1100GS for sale near Sacramento: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917736

worth a look - not a bad price
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,929
Posted By Mens Rea
I had one of those back in the day - 4 speed,...

I had one of those back in the day - 4 speed, with the floor boards. I think the Oakland Guzzi dealer would buy them after they were retired from service and re-sell them. Sold it cheap to my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,088,870
Posted By Mens Rea
Interesting - the 'spokes' on the rear wheel look...

Interesting - the 'spokes' on the rear wheel look really asymmetrical - yes? Wonder why...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 285,098
Posted By Mens Rea
live2offroad, what parts did you use and where...

live2offroad, what parts did you use and where did you get them? I want to run a full-size left case and found this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=905818

And MIXR,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,520
Posted By Mens Rea
Hey Rockcat, Thank you for the thoughtful...

Hey Rockcat,

Thank you for the thoughtful post, and the picture. I saw the initial thread on BARF and was glad when the rider turned up, and then to find out about his death was sad indeed.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,195
Posted By Mens Rea
If you do get one, Duck's site is a great...

If you do get one, Duck's site is a great resource - motobrick.com - loads of how-to info

I have a 91 k100rs and I like it a lot. I'm in the SF bay area and on CL it seems like the price tiers...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By Mens Rea
Just want to put in good word for EME - I've...

Just want to put in good word for EME - I've ordered from them - good prices and prompt service. If they have what you need don't hesitate.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6,040
Views: 2,607,604
Posted By Mens Rea
Looks like the release rope. I've got mine routed...

Looks like the release rope. I've got mine routed to the door (with a key release) so I can get in when the power is out, but he's got other ways in.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,530
Posted By Mens Rea
Back protectors

I've got the Bohn that fits the Roadcrafter, off the Bohn website for $70 or so. When the pants aren't zipped on the bottom piece of Velcro attaches to the jacket, but when the pants are zipped on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By Mens Rea
DR650 gurus: clunk when bike stalls?

Howdy to all. I've been wanting a thumper to take out on back roads here in Nor Cal and have come across a 1999 DR650 for sale nearby. It belongs to a towing company that acquired it via a lien, one...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,596
Posted By Mens Rea
aerostich silk

I just started using one of these for the evening leg of my commute, from SF heading north. Not that cold but often lots of fog. I like it:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By Mens Rea
yes on HES and Euromotor

I have an '03 r1150r that turned itself off a few times on the highway, then would start back up fine five minutes later. After some sniffing around I ordered a new HES from Euromotor, and (knock on...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Mens Rea
sweet r90

I like the black R90 in the photos pbarmy posted. I am thinking something like that is what I want for coast and foothills trips from the SF bay area. More please! :clap
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,484
Posted By Mens Rea
r100gs

I've been looking at this ad for a few weeks. If I didn't have a project K100 in the garage I would be calling...

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/mcy/3331429211.html
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,427
Posted By Mens Rea
Santa Suit

My two daughters call my red 2-piece R/C the 'Santa suit.' I assure them that gifts are not forthcoming!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,421
Posted By Mens Rea
EFI mods

Would it be right to think of this mod as a single-setting variant of Poolside's device? Do they both make the EFI systems think that the air temp is different as a way of 'adjusting' the air-fuel...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 209,161
Posted By Mens Rea
slightly farkled?

I'm fond of K100s, I have a '91 RS. If it ever gets decided what a sports tourer is, it might be one. Great for runs up the coast.

But the 'slight farkled' comment has me puzzled: The flag? The...
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