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Forum: Vendors 11-12-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By elmoreman
2 cases please. Lemme know the details. Thanks.

2 cases please. Lemme know the details.
Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By elmoreman
you can polish plastic with toothpaste and a...

you can polish plastic with toothpaste and a clean cloth.
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By elmoreman
I know people wont be beating down my door for...

I know people wont be beating down my door for the bike, but I think its worth 1500 given its complete and there are spare parts someone could sell (carbs/tank/rotor/diode board could cover 1/3 the...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By elmoreman
1971 r75/5 price check, please

This was my first airhead, then I sold it, then I bought it back, then I took it apart, and thats where the story stops. I recognize it would obviously be worth more if I put it back together, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By elmoreman
Yeah...thats me. I was just about to post it here...

Yeah...thats me. I was just about to post it here as well. If'n you know anyone who lost it, have them shoot me an email.

roger
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murphy
at
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mail
dot
com
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,385
Posted By elmoreman
and remember... there is no airhead more...

and remember...

there is no airhead more expensive than an inexpensive one. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By elmoreman
Well...she's 9 :D Actually, last year I...

Well...she's 9 :D

Actually, last year I bought kids gear--a good helmet, and a BMW stoke jacket. Unfortunately, even on the short rides I took my kids on, they both started to drift off to sleep....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By elmoreman
Isn't the Douglas the bike used by Fulton on the...

Isn't the Douglas the bike used by Fulton on the first round-the-world motorcycle tour?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By elmoreman
please use dashes in-between words when you use...

please use dashes in-between words when you use them to create a new modifier.

not-too-out-of-the-ballpark

:D

http://www.grammarmudge.cityslide.com/articles/article/426348/2805.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 570,330
Posted By elmoreman
'88 rs

Now in the FM
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=689166

Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By elmoreman
Thanks for the advice...I've seen the wide range...

Thanks for the advice...I've seen the wide range of pricing for these, $3500 for rough to $7000 and up for pristine, esp. first year bikes. She'll be in the FM soon.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,622
Posted By elmoreman
price police: 1988 R100RS?

Havent been here in a while...parenting, skiing, and mountain biking have taken me away for a bit.

Looking for some pricing guidance. My daughter is going to be riding to work with me next year,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By elmoreman
Seeing how they are known by the names of "barn...

Seeing how they are known by the names of "barn door" and "popemobile," you should know that they detract from the rideabilility of the bike as well as its aesthetics, but do provide a lot of...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 36,829
Posted By elmoreman
WOW! IT LIVES! I just got your PM HWGrrl,...

WOW! IT LIVES!

I just got your PM HWGrrl, but it looks like you got it sorted out. I'm psyched to see that someone else is doing a ghetto upgrade. My steering stop was almost identical, except...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,744
Posted By elmoreman
Not powdercoating over the VIN would be helpful,...

Not powdercoating over the VIN would be helpful, too. I had to deal with that one.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By elmoreman
Thanks for the tips! I'm gonna look into them...

Thanks for the tips! I'm gonna look into them tomorrow. We are looking at midweek. I'm done working on Tuesday until labor day. We also had a friend recommend nebo lodge on north haven island...it's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-12-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By elmoreman
Need Hotel/Inn recommendation for coastal maine in July

My wife and I are taking a road trip in July without our kids to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We'll be in Portland first, then heading north, spending our nights crashed in our van with Kayaks on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By elmoreman
Reverse it, add chair frame and some custom...

Reverse it, add chair frame and some custom cushions, and you've got the coolest camping chair around :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8,735
Views: 300,226
Posted By elmoreman
There was a k100rs with abs at a tag sale in...

There was a k100rs with abs at a tag sale in morrisville last weekend for $2200. If you are interested I can swing by and see if it is still there and shoot a few pictures for you.

R.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By elmoreman
That's cool :1drink I took my 6 year old...

That's cool :1drink

I took my 6 year old son for a ride last week, but it was shorter and on the back roads to town only 5 miles or so (I suspect that for many of you my "main roads" would be...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By elmoreman
Daughter's first ride!

My daughter needed to get to her "author's night" a little early, and since I just got the kids mc jacket from the flea market here, it was time to take her on her first "old school" ride. 3.5 miles...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8,735
Views: 300,226
Posted By elmoreman
i think its on stowe hollow road, or the...

i think its on stowe hollow road, or the extension of it that leads into waterbury center.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,597
Posted By elmoreman
I would change ALL the fluids first, before even...

I would change ALL the fluids first, before even trying to start it. Who knows what you might be sending around your engine/transmission.

Other than that, the electrical route has been covered...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,775
Posted By elmoreman
:eek1 You're right, regarding the lines....

:eek1

You're right, regarding the lines. From petcocks on both sides, to shared crossover line, to carbs. If you want to stop gas flow, you need to turn off both fuel lines. However, this set up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By elmoreman
Spotted in VT on Elmore Mtn. Rd. yesterday: two KTM 950's

Hey,

Next time its a gorgeous day, and you feel like going for a ride, please dont go past my house while Im working in the garden.

Its basically like a kick in the nuts.

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,279
Posted By elmoreman
Yeah. Im not looking for major modifications. I...

Yeah. Im not looking for major modifications. I ride a real dirtbike in the woods now, and have the RS for road duty. I just like the idea of an airhead for cruising backroads at 40-50. Not a big fan...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,279
Posted By elmoreman
Hoping the bike in parts in my basement will look...

Hoping the bike in parts in my basement will look something like this eventually...something for cruising the dirt roads.

http://www.boxerschmiede.de/fotos-motorrad-verkauf/1024scrambler1-10.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,735
Views: 300,226
Posted By elmoreman
I believe the inspection they were talking about...

I believe the inspection they were talking about is actually VIN verification done by local LEO's. You need them to sign off on the VIN to show that its not stolen.

Inspection for bike, according...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By elmoreman
New Vermont Ski Event: Bolton to the Barns, VYCC fundraiser

So...havent done anything with bikes since the snow fell, but here is some info on a ski event some of you might be interested in.

This year I have been one of the primary organizers of a...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,007
Posted By elmoreman
Damn. I love it. Like, trade for a testicle love.

Damn. I love it. Like, trade for a testicle love.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-13-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 118,657
Posted By elmoreman
Cost and shipping date, please! :thumb:deal

Cost and shipping date, please! :thumb:deal
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By elmoreman
On the '88 I purchased this year, I put the K75s...

On the '88 I purchased this year, I put the K75s bars on. Turning radius sucks now, though. Gotta do a 23 pt. turn in most parking lots. Phenomenal difference in comfot. Gonna add some barbacks this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,329
Views: 265,422
Posted By elmoreman
That'd be Warren. Former state representative,...

That'd be Warren. Former state representative, real estate agent, store owner, on the vol. fire department, and generally, youre not really from Elmore until Warren knows your name when you walk in...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,063
Posted By elmoreman
touche (')...dont know how to get the ' over the...

touche (')...dont know how to get the ' over the "e"

But, really, you must have some kind of secret if your stock system is at full charge at 2k rpm. That goes against pretty much everything Ive...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,063
Posted By elmoreman
You mean ones that allow you to use heated gear...

You mean ones that allow you to use heated gear so that riding is safer and more comfortable in colder temperatures?

Or the ones that allow you to use higher power and more lights so that other...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-09-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4,329
Views: 265,422
Posted By elmoreman
Hey!!! I hope you gassed up there. The...

Hey!!!


I hope you gassed up there. The only place around without ethanol in the fuel. I just filled up the r100rs and stored it for winter. Washed, battery out, etc., otherwise I'd join in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,223
Posted By elmoreman
seen enough of that bike. guy keeps patting...

seen enough of that bike. guy keeps patting himself on the back for the paint job...:csm
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By elmoreman
Will this backrest fit my R100RS?

Found this backrest on IBMWR and wanna do some light riding with my daughter next year. Will this fit on my '88 R100RS?
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 118,657
Posted By elmoreman
Shit...Cranky gets more press. I didnt read the...

Shit...Cranky gets more press. I didnt read the article, but this just might be the only photo of him not astride a motorcycle, or near a motorcycle.

I'm glad he put my boiler in before he got...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,259
Posted By elmoreman
Except you don't have to empty your inbox 20...

Except you don't have to empty your inbox 20 times a day.:D

I left that list a long time ago...after discovering old school here it bcame redundant and bothersome.
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