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Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
handling

Hey, Steve.

I've ridden it plenty and enjoy it in the backroad twisties. Overall, handling seems better than stock. Probably due to the more aggressively rearranged ergos and improved dampening...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
battery

Hello, Renzo. The company I bought the battery from (E-Batt) is no longer in business. It's been great though. I installed it in late 2009 and haven't touched it since and never hooked it up to a...
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,717
Posted By sparkymoto
On the bright side, you got to ride one. ...

On the bright side, you got to ride one.

Patience. I would think you could move the BMW for a good price fairly quick. There will be plenty of opportunities to pick up a Ural.

Good luck!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,160
Views: 3,284,530
Posted By sparkymoto
Confirming info pulled from a post here on ADV...

Confirming info pulled from a post here on ADV about the BIG DR800 Tank:

"....The 12 liter tank of a yamaha SR 500 took place after some adjustments..."

LINKY HERE...
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,717
Posted By sparkymoto
Go for it

Hope your demo ride goes well today! I'll be surprised if you're not hooked after taking it for a spin.

We picked up our '10 Ural Red October (1 wheel drive, special edition model based on the...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
Hey bpeckm! Thanks. The shock is from an 07 GSXR...

Hey bpeckm! Thanks. The shock is from an 07 GSXR 750. The danglers are the reservoir and dampener knob.

http://wilkinsonbrothers.com/wb/adv/shock_gsx750.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
mounts

Thanks! Yes. The bolt runs through a non threaded counterbore type bung, through the eye of the shock and then through other bung and fastened with a nut. Nice and tidy.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 38,059
Posted By sparkymoto
kudos

Enjoying your build thread. Love the focus on style with this one. :thumb
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
Calendar Bike

Representing January! :ricky

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/BikeEXIF_calendar2.jpg

See our post (http://goodsparkgarage.com/bikeexif-2014-wall-calendar/) for more details...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,119
Posted By sparkymoto
Yeah, sorry it's been a while. Working on a 360...

Yeah, sorry it's been a while. Working on a 360 honda at the moment and still tinkering with the T500. Finding pockets of time to wrench and create has been tough. I'm keeping an eye out for your...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,119
Posted By sparkymoto
Great work VietHorse! That looks like a fun ride...

Great work VietHorse! That looks like a fun ride :thumb
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
Looks great. Congrats on sticking with the...

Looks great. Congrats on sticking with the project. Diggin' the black hubs.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By sparkymoto
Mods vs Rockers - Good Spark Garage

As always, definitely a great mix of bikes and entertainment at Chicago MvR. Cool pics ebp (your 4th photo is my bike)...Uptown served the event well and we're looking forward to next year. Check out...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By sparkymoto
2013 Rockers Reunion Indianapolis

If you’re in or around Indy this Saturday, check it out. This'll be the 7th year that the guys at Ton Up Indy are putting this shindig on and it keeps getting bigger and better. Rockers Reunion Indy...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
Enjoy it Yachtie. Ride the snot out of that bike!...

Enjoy it Yachtie. Ride the snot out of that bike!

:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,160
Views: 3,284,530
Posted By sparkymoto
Chicago Mods vs Rocker 2012 Event Video

We finally cut the event video for Chicago Mods vs Rockers 2012. Another year with great weather, people, bikes and killer rockabilly music by Lee Rocker! Great place to get your cafe racer fix....
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 1,274,217
Posted By sparkymoto
WOW. That DOES look pretty fresh. Congrats. :thumb

WOW. That DOES look pretty fresh. Congrats. :thumb
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
Progress

<img src="http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s273/davidmarks7/4ABA00B5-CF9D-4FCE-9286-C4A4F20EAD5D-3560-0000029C37561C08.jpg" height=400>

Hey, Yachtie!...this is looking great! Keep us posted on...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,682
Posted By sparkymoto
Fun project! Just caught up. I did the same thing...

Fun project! Just caught up. I did the same thing with the set screw on the old cut down brake "pivot-er" :)
I need to improve the leverage on my brake side...cool to see more discussion and set-up...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 30,119
Posted By sparkymoto
Hey VietHorse! Looks like you're in deep with...

Hey VietHorse! Looks like you're in deep with this project. :thumb

Glad to be of inspiration but it looks like you're heading into a great direction of your own. The CX is a NEAT platform to work...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By sparkymoto
Talking Vintage Motorcycle Days 2012

We posted a few pics here:
Good Spark Garage (http://goodsparkgarage.com/ama-vintage-motorcycle-days-at-mid-ohio-sports-car-course-2012/)

Here's a 6 minute summary video (you can't cover it all!)...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
Congrats. Killer bike! :thumb

Congrats. Killer bike! :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 1,274,217
Posted By sparkymoto
Sorry for the late response. Coulda saved you...

Sorry for the late response. Coulda saved you some digging...Here's a jump to the details (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15990067&postcount=136) in my build thread.
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,462
Posted By sparkymoto
lookin' good!

Your plan looks great...I can hear it already! I dig the angle of the tank with the mocked up exhaust. Nice lines.
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
Thanks man! Yep. Definitely tried to keep the...

Thanks man! Yep. Definitely tried to keep the bucket low. They're cheapy brackets picked up on ebay...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 669,059
Posted By sparkymoto
updated pics...

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/bmw_cafe_racer_11.jpg

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/bmw_cafe_racer_1.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 1,274,217
Posted By sparkymoto
Thanks...and yep...build thread is right down...

Thanks...and yep...build thread is right down there in my signature.
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 1,274,217
Posted By sparkymoto
Thanks man. Excited to be featured there. ...

Thanks man. Excited to be featured there.

http://goodsparkgarage.com/photo_box/bmw_exif/bmw_cafe_racer_11.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6,351
Views: 1,274,217
Posted By sparkymoto
'76 r75/6

My getaway bike.

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/bmw_cafe_racer_1.jpg

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/bmw_cafe_racer_2a.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
pics

Fresh photos and check out the feature on BikeEXIF (http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-r75-cafe-racer) and Good Spark Garage! (http://goodsparkgarage.com/wilkinson-bros-bmw-r756-cafe-racer/)
...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 25,113
Posted By sparkymoto
This bike is going to be so stinkin' cool. Glad...

This bike is going to be so stinkin' cool. Glad to see more progress!!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7,160
Views: 3,284,530
Posted By sparkymoto
CB550 Cafe Racer

Here's a CB550 built by Meyerbuilt Metalworks (http://www.meyerbuiltmetalworks.com).

http://goodsparkgarage.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/meyerbuilt_CB550_left.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
:p3rry

:p3rry
Forum: Hack Vendors 05-01-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,225
Posted By sparkymoto
Got it...

...already painted and installed it. Worth the wait. :thumb
http://www.wilkinsonbrothers.com/wb/adv/ToasterTan_CafeBrace_gsg_w.jpg

http://www.wilkinsonbrothers.com/wb/adv/adv_TT_brace_GSG_2_w.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
:D Looking forward to what you come up with....

:D

Looking forward to what you come up with. Let us know how it goes!
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
Cool. How 'bout starting a separate thread for...

Cool. How 'bout starting a separate thread for the product and your pics and open it up there for discussion.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
PM'd you with links and info :thumb

PM'd you with links and info :thumb
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
I can totally get behind the quality of this...

I can totally get behind the quality of this brace. ToasterTan does his homework.

One more fancy-foto before installing...
...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
Hey, VietHorse. I don't have any documentation or...

Hey, VietHorse. I don't have any documentation or project specs. But, the end result of this modification is has been great. I'll dig up some old reference links and information we "studied" and get...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 105,598
Posted By sparkymoto
Update

Thanks gorma! Hope your project is moving along well.

VietHorse...thanks for the bump. Actually, I do have an update. A while back, ToasterTan (http://www.pbase.com/toastertan/custom_top_brace)...
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