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Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
Uhmm, Sorry just trying to catchup, But did...

Uhmm,
Sorry just trying to catchup, But did someone say that the bikes are being Trailered?
Whats going on? :scratch:scratch
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
Yay Paveys! :clap I thought it was pronounced ...

Yay Paveys! :clap
I thought it was pronounced lew -ellen...
We have a glacier named after him here in B.C. Canada :lol3
I would be priviledged if I could show it to them both after they finish...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
Yay! :clap for the Canadian aldo boys, glad they...

Yay! :clap for the Canadian aldo boys, glad they are in.
They have had a few exciting days (along with everyone else I guess)
they were "rubbed" by a truck in the dunes and were the next in line...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
WoW... Bolivia is still extreme! Seems to be...

WoW...
Bolivia is still extreme!
Seems to be quite a bit of whining going on though....
People are forgetting that probably half of the African Dakar races were through freezing cold mountains and...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
Holy cow those endo's are unbelivable... Man...

Holy cow those endo's are unbelivable...
Man that car and truck must be well designed! Glad the crews were OK.
Were they ignoring the roadbook or was it an unmarked hazard?



Hey Misery Goat,...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
No France 4 in Canada...:baldy Bolivia TV is...

No France 4 in Canada...:baldy
Bolivia TV is awesome...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
Hola, Does anyone know if the Salar de Uyuni is...

Hola,
Does anyone know if the Salar de Uyuni is Flooded or not?
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,208
Views: 773,936
Posted By rtw02
f5Hosers

Thanks for all your hard work, and the information guys...
hard to keep tabs on the race from out in the frozen north...and having to work too!
Is Annie Seel in or out??? Ettienne does like her...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By rtw02
Ebc

I had an 320mm EBC floating rotor on my R80g/s that bolted to the hat..sorry no pics though...and was $$$
Not sure if it would fit a snowflake hub, the offset might be different.

But Never mind...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 1,489,174
Posted By rtw02
Bare Beemer!

OK,
so I am not a fan of Bobbers...
and I am a fan of Fenders, Hell, I am even a fan of Fairings!
But the more I look at Jims bike the more I like it.
I thought it would still look good with...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,877
Posted By rtw02
Nice!

Thanks for the pics and info.
As said before Lots of good Ideas going into that build.
The engine Chop and Exhaust placement just makes me think that a TURBO would go great in there :rofl .
But...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 321,229
Posted By rtw02
MMmmm, Vincents

Man Norty01,
You sure have some Classy Classics there...
Is the red one a Comet?
Cheers
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,276
Posted By rtw02
Hey, thats Ken and Carol Duval and their...

Hey, thats Ken and Carol Duval and their R80G/S-PD! :clap
Great Photo of some SERIOUS Travelers.
Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,318
Views: 3,317,383
Posted By rtw02
Nice CT-70!

Hey theraymondguy, :clap
I dont see an oil cooler on the little beast?
Is it a 1983?
What big bore kit did you use?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 1,417,939
Posted By rtw02
Riding a 100 year old motorcycle is pretty...

Riding a 100 year old motorcycle is pretty Cool...
Racing one is Awesome!
Wish I could go.
Take some video for us.
Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By rtw02
Keep Going!

Seems like you have the skills to make a good little bike
I looked at the honda nice engine also...Waaaay to pricey.
I think your on the right track with modding the original engine.
my 1975 runs...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By rtw02
Good Luck

Nice to see someone trying to get those poor anemic 90's to go fast.
I have a pristine 1975 and a basket case 1973.
I also have a half dozen or so ct70's.
The 1983 ct70 has the same power and...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,833
Posted By rtw02
I have a fairly stock 1984 R80RT bmw with...

I have a fairly stock 1984 R80RT bmw with aluminum saddlebags and a big aluminum topbox.
It has over 400,000 kms on it and has taken my wife and I around the world and from the top of North America...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,823
Posted By rtw02
Thank You

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By rtw02
My bike has...

A couple of big thin o-rings, hooked from one side to the other over the battery top.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,941
Posted By rtw02
Monkeybikes...

I have a "Few" ct-70's and they are unbelievably easy to work on.
They are very tough too.
Put it back together and sort out the wireing and get it started.
Then decide if it has enough power or...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By rtw02
Trout lake...

Yes I think the the Windsor Hotel is closed.
I heard that someone from Alberta bought it for a private snowmobiling base.
It is still nice to see though, not to many of the old hotels left.
Thats...
Forum: Canada 02-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By rtw02
Kootenays are great

There are a lot of good rides out from Kaslo, most have already been mentioned.
A couple of good North Western loops would be up to Meadow creek, then trout lake and over to Halcyon Hot springs and...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 1,489,174
Posted By rtw02
Conversions are nice...

That one looks Very nice :clap

How does it ride?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,436
Views: 3,477,003
Posted By rtw02
nice Guzzi...

Uhmmm, Is the front fender on backwards?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 59,436
Posted By rtw02
Omg!

I thought that was weld on those teeth :eek1
It does not look like they even tried to file or grind them back to the original profile...
Its a wonder it even turned.
I hope you can get it off the...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By rtw02
Right side looks OK,

The left side studs ALL look a little off...
However, like cogswell says, if its not leaking "compression wise" you are probably ok.
These bikes are very "agricultural" and will run just fine with...
Forum: Canada 02-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By rtw02
Value?

Hi Rob,

How much is your bike worth?
Is it a new ktm 990 or a used KLR.
Insure it for a year of Riding and when it comes time to store it find a large reputable place and lock it up and dont...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By rtw02
First checks

Is your shifter lever loose or bent?
could be binding on the frame.
Is the linkage tight?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,436
Views: 3,477,003
Posted By rtw02
Vincent!

Roadholder,

That Vincent is AWESOME ...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,731
Views: 692,230
Posted By rtw02
Honda Conversions...

"Sure 195Kg is heavy for a dual-sport thumper, but pretty much in the ball-park for a twin? - I think this could make an excellent 'all-road' adventure bike, more power and smoothness than the Yamaha...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,845
Posted By rtw02
Good Kharma...

Wow,
Buy a car battery, strap it on the back and head to the Salton Sea...
Give the battery to the boys when you get there so they can run their blender and then let them fix your bike. :1drink...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,563
Posted By rtw02
Nice find

I really like the look of that engine...
and that cafe'd version.
Have fun collecting bits for it.
Forum: Racing 01-30-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,731
Views: 692,230
Posted By rtw02
Hondas?

640 Armageddon,

The pair of Honda conversions...
What are they? cb500...?
Who built them? and Where?
Any more info would be appreciated :ear

Cheers
Forum: Trip Planning 11-07-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,499
Posted By rtw02
Yes just GO. the only limiting factor is...

Yes just GO.
the only limiting factor is weather...I dont think you want to be in Mongolia in winter (february for you southern hemispere folks:D)

Horizons unlimited is a good website for more...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By rtw02
You want the Gorge creek rd from Seymour Arm to...

You want the Gorge creek rd from Seymour Arm to get back to HWY#1.
Although I have heard it will be closed this week for a bridge replacement... it is fairly standard logging rd riding although it...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 1,163,823
Posted By rtw02
Vintage Dirtbike Atgatt...

Bell bottom cords stood up a little better than jeans in a "laydown", but were just as heavy when wet.
A lined jean jacket was better than a regular one, but usually they were too hot and you had to...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,286
Posted By rtw02
Gearing?

I went the other way...
My 1984 R80RT was geared a little too tall for 3rd world travel with a 32/11 original rear diff.
I put on a 32/10 for one long trip and still found it was not low enough.
I...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7,431
Views: 1,489,174
Posted By rtw02
G/s-pd

Very Nice Orenuchx,
Clean and crisp, They look really good without the big muffler, too bad you cant leave it off.
Like the palm trees to, where are you located?
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,905
Posted By rtw02
Hi advford, I used a small Norbar brand torque...

Hi advford, I used a small Norbar brand torque wrench on a long trip.
It is about one foot long and goes to 60 ftlbs.
It was not cheap and $130 or so , but worked well for most of the bolts into...
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