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Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,979
Posted By airhead_irl
I bought nearly all my bits from Gutsi Bits UK....

I bought nearly all my bits from Gutsi Bits UK. Stein Deinse is also another source in Germany. You can buy good used spares from Pete at Reboot Guzzi based in France.
Your bike looks great....love...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,581
Posted By airhead_irl
See, you have a better head for this stuff.....I...

See, you have a better head for this stuff.....I never thought of that !! :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,581
Posted By airhead_irl
Great idea....I'll have loads of time to review...

Great idea....I'll have loads of time to review my pics when I'm laying on the stretcher !!!! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By airhead_irl
Looking forward to this. It's good to see...

Looking forward to this. It's good to see somebody doing something with an Oilhead instead of the usual Airhead route.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,581
Posted By airhead_irl
I rider older, more upright bikes so I'm going to...

I rider older, more upright bikes so I'm going to find it harder to get it that low !!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,487
Posted By airhead_irl
Haha ! I was just thinking the same thing !! :D

Haha ! I was just thinking the same thing !! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,581
Posted By airhead_irl
Kam, What position are you in when you take...

Kam,
What position are you in when you take your pics - normal sports bike riding position ? Or do you hold the camera lower and aim loosely ?
The blurring of the road surface gives a nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By airhead_irl
I'd love to see the bike when it's all complete....

I'd love to see the bike when it's all complete. Should be good !
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By airhead_irl
Why not consider going back to Bardo for the...

Why not consider going back to Bardo for the Stella Alpina in July 2015 ? Just a thought.....! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,581
Posted By airhead_irl
Bummer about the potential licence loss Kam. The...

Bummer about the potential licence loss Kam. The one consolation that I will offer (looking for a positive here !) is that thankfully none of you were involved in that accident with the chevron sign....
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,627
Posted By airhead_irl
Looking great so far ! Are you keeping the same...

Looking great so far ! Are you keeping the same colour or changing to something else ?
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,356
Posted By airhead_irl
Great reading so far ! Excellent pics too.

Great reading so far ! Excellent pics too.
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 175,340
Posted By airhead_irl
There's a distinct lack of purpleness in here so...

There's a distinct lack of purpleness in here so here's some rectification.....

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e307/zed_head/BMW%20R100GS/DSCN1260_zpsd313db73.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,319
Posted By airhead_irl
Many thanks for the heads-up Steve. We only had...

Many thanks for the heads-up Steve. We only had time to go no further than Krk the last time so we want to see a lot more of the coast this time (hopefully!). That's handy info regarding the Auto...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 55,201
Posted By airhead_irl
That crash has me lost for words....unbelievable....

That crash has me lost for words....unbelievable. Safe travels.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,319
Posted By airhead_irl
Many thanks Steve. Well I should have mentioned...

Many thanks Steve. Well I should have mentioned that I'll be heading there in my VW camper.....not on 2 wheels but I'll not complain ! (I was on Krk three years ago on my GS).
I've just read your...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,319
Posted By airhead_irl
Great read. I due to head to there in 2 weeks so...

Great read. I due to head to there in 2 weeks so lapping up the pics and text ! :1drink
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,460
Posted By airhead_irl
+1. What he said.

+1. What he said.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By airhead_irl
That looked like a great trip ! Nice pics too. ...

That looked like a great trip ! Nice pics too.
Regarding your saddle, it just goes to show that everything is subjective. What one person finds uncomfortable, another finds it perfect. Nice bike !...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,825
Posted By airhead_irl
If you like the GSX1400, I wouldn't let the lack...

If you like the GSX1400, I wouldn't let the lack of a screen put you off. If you wanted to, say for a longer trip, you could fit a fly screen and remove it again when the trip is done.
My main bike...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,712
Posted By airhead_irl
Great pics - looking forward to the rest. Great...

Great pics - looking forward to the rest. Great bike too by the way !
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,712
Posted By airhead_irl
Very nice Airheads ! Have a good trip and looking...

Very nice Airheads ! Have a good trip and looking forward to the pics ! :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,319
Posted By airhead_irl
Hey, how are things ? Did you get to finish this...

Hey, how are things ? Did you get to finish this trip (safely I hope) ?
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By airhead_irl
I have used these and they work well. ...

I have used these and they work well.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e307/zed_head/BMW%20R100/DSCF0663.jpg (http://s42.photobucket.com/user/zed_head/media/BMW%20R100/DSCF0663.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,933
Posted By airhead_irl
Let's put it this way - you should be able to...

Let's put it this way - you should be able to hear the valves when set at the correct settings. Totally quiet valves are not good !
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,078
Posted By airhead_irl
I'm getting a giggle out of seeing the Cork reg...

I'm getting a giggle out of seeing the Cork reg plate in far away places ! :D
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By airhead_irl
I reckon you done the right thing. I like the...

I reckon you done the right thing. I like the F650's but the Airhead's rule !! :D
Especially the GS PD......
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By airhead_irl
I'm guessing it's not original but as Kaput has...

I'm guessing it's not original but as Kaput has said it's hard to tell from the lighting in that picture. Also, from this angle, the mufflers look like /5 items.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,319
Posted By airhead_irl
I'm reading this thread with great interest as...

I'm reading this thread with great interest as I'm heading this way in September (albeit on 4 wheels - camper van). Nice choice of bike for the trip.....it's nice to see something different from the...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,933
Posted By airhead_irl
Correct. If you use a torque wrench, can you be...

Correct. If you use a torque wrench, can you be sure that the wrench is accurate i.e. calibrated ?! Just to "throw a spanner in the mix" !! :D
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By airhead_irl
I don't believe you....I wanna see pics of that...

I don't believe you....I wanna see pics of that airhead as proof !! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,102
Posted By airhead_irl
I think it looks great. A little more blue up...

I think it looks great. A little more blue up front somewhere would complete the look though I think. :thumbup:thumbup
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By airhead_irl
I used Triumph Bonneville replica bars that I...

I used Triumph Bonneville replica bars that I bought at Stafford (from the Armours stall I think) on my R100. I think I paid around £25 for them. These are 7/8" but I didn't have too much trouble...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By airhead_irl
Looks fantastic ! How are you finding the KLR...

Looks fantastic ! How are you finding the KLR with a pillion on board ?
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,704
Posted By airhead_irl
As a previous person mentioned, 20W-50 oil....

As a previous person mentioned, 20W-50 oil. Service the bike and just make sure that there is nothing obvious that going to cause trouble on the road (especially brakes and tyres). It's hard to cover...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By airhead_irl
5 days excluding your visit to Dublin i.e. leave...

5 days excluding your visit to Dublin i.e. leave Dublin and then spend 5 days along the Atlantic Way and head back to Rosslare ? Yeah that would be enough. Any idea of which routes you plan to take ?
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By airhead_irl
Dublin is like a different country to the rest of...

Dublin is like a different country to the rest of Ireland ! :D (Not in a bad way though).
The Atlantic Way is a relatively new thing that the Irish tourist board is promoting. It roughly starts in...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By airhead_irl
I am indeed: south coast of Ireland.

I am indeed: south coast of Ireland.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,078
Posted By airhead_irl
As a fellow Guzzi rider I say welcome to Cork !...

As a fellow Guzzi rider I say welcome to Cork ! How are the natives treating you ? Looking forward to the rest of your travels on this trip.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,137
Posted By airhead_irl
Would fuel bladders be better then given the work...

Would fuel bladders be better then given the work involved in fitting the larger tank ?
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