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Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Taking the kid out with me this weekend. Doing a...

Taking the kid out with me this weekend. Doing a little North Arkansas ride.


Coming from I40 on to 215 is a neat rude over to 23, aka the pig trail. First half is paved and this pic is where it...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 285,718
Posted By johnwesley
Pulled this out from a trip in the 80's ...

Pulled this out from a trip in the 80's


http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/29/57f93638393e48d98c0f044c17414841.jpg




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Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
RT pick up and ride

Put 200 miles on today playing on my home turf of Arkansas and Oklahoma roads. She handles well with the tighter curves, but does have a hinged feeling when being pushed. Once I get the sag set I...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 40,596
Posted By johnwesley
Let's see your RT

Dad took the RT around the block thought I throw a pic up and revive this old goodie.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/b5edc1a6446152b1849495c65d907a64.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 1,113,822
Posted By johnwesley
I have the sporty Klr combo. Works well ...

I have the sporty Klr combo. Works well


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Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 417,686
Posted By johnwesley
Old school ...

Old school

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/cfc5bcf79f8d2c348a88b3b99ab5faaf.jpg

Love this bike.


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Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Thanks, great fun and the way I like to do a new...

Thanks, great fun and the way I like to do a new purchase. Chase out all the gremlins. The drug store is a great place. The double malt is the way to go. 😊
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
The stock bags leaked badly in the rain. So I put...

The stock bags leaked badly in the rain. So I put some metal panniers on it. These bags have over 100,000 miles on them and going strong.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
GT501 tires on the way. Couldn't find any reviews...

GT501 tires on the way. Couldn't find any reviews on them so I'm giving them a shot. Loved the tire on my old katana 600, plus got 10,000 miles out of the rear.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By johnwesley
Cogent has the ddc valve that works nice. You can...

Cogent has the ddc valve that works nice. You can send him your forks and he'll tune them in on the dyno. I've been impressed with them so far.


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Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 285,718
Posted By johnwesley
Classic Guzzi Pics??

Not so old Guzzi. One of Gene Jones bikes. He set them up like this in the show room floor.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/15/24ec2d9314c259ebb1e73c0d350678b9.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
I'll give it a shot. Would like to end up with...

I'll give it a shot. Would like to end up with 1.5" sag. The rear shock is a hagon.


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Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Question Thanks, first time I have ever done it this way. ...

Thanks, first time I have ever done it this way.

I'm looking at my options on front springs. As it is now I get 3" of rider sag. Race tech says I need a 90kg spring and stock is 54kg. I'm...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
On the way home with the bike in the trailer. I...

On the way home with the bike in the trailer. I put on 1700 miles and used about 3/8 of a quart of oil.The best mileage of the trip was 38 miles per gallon on one tank, the worst was 25 miles per...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Let's not forget my green chili burger :) ...

Let's not forget my green chili burger :) http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/10/98f01df70748a46d42d5accbade5f08f.jpg


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Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
RT pick up and ride

Thanks for all the tips. Today was a great ride through big bend state park and also got the Fort Davis loop in. 350 miles of fun. The drug store in fort Davis is the place to eat....
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
1st road side repair. This bike has the...

1st road side repair. This bike has the endurolast charging system and the voltmeter started acting funny. So checked the wiring, the two yellow wires connector was melted. I cut it out and put in...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
RT pick up and ride

Vicious wins today, even some rains and a invasion of tumbleweeds. Road was covered with them and they must have been moving 30+ mph. Stopped for the night in Marfa Texas and went to see the Marfa...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
I am in cloud croft eating breakfast thinking...

I am in cloud croft eating breakfast thinking over the bike.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/08/fe6f131fc29f9744d9606d173f8ac50d.jpg
It's quite different than my current touring bike, a...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
it was a good buddy deal and was under 5,000. It...

it was a good buddy deal and was under 5,000. It really wasn't for sale but he knew how much I wanted it.

the lowers were wrapped in a sheet and then in a box. I have them and a new factory seat...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
RT pick up and ride

That's his r75 turned dualsport. It's really a hodge podge of parts. Cool little bike. He also has a 83 white r100rt that's under the cover, a R90 with side car, and that 1100LT.





After...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Talking Up and Adam at 5am. Couldn't sleep feels like...

Up and Adam at 5am. Couldn't sleep feels like Christmas when I was a kid. The house is quite and I'm wait for my host to get moving around. I'll try to post through out the day my impressions of the...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Packed and ready for the trip. Leave out from his...

Packed and ready for the trip. Leave out from his place tomorrow am. Time for home cooked meal and some lies. [emoji4] http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/06/5b467b051645985cb43b726ea7b8e3ac.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
Here she is in all of her glory. The lowers are...

Here she is in all of her glory. The lowers are in a box for winter riding. My test run on the dual sportster was a trip to deadhorse. I figured if it was still working by the boarder the. I was...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
I know the bike ok, has records since 2007. It's...

I know the bike ok, has records since 2007. It's still being ridden. If anything goes wrong I'm sure I can figure it out. Still has the factory tool kit. When I get there we're doing a service and...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,793
Posted By johnwesley
RT pick up and ride

Purchased my first airhead, a 92 RT, over the phone. Plans are to drive out with trailer to get bike. While there I'll be taking the bike on a first date. Ride out to cloud croft and then down to...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By johnwesley
It has vents

It has vents
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-29-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
You got it. Has a 2276 in it. Runs well. ...

You got it. Has a 2276 in it. Runs well.

The sporty is a hoot on the gravel for sure.

I think I'm a gultton for punishment, just closed the deal on another air head. 1992 r100rt. I'll pick...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By johnwesley
I run vr-1 racing oil in the sporty. I ass/u/me...

I run vr-1 racing oil in the sporty. I ass/u/me that would be fine for the BM?
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By johnwesley
New to the airhead world

Just bought a 1992 r100rt. With all records of maintaince. Transmission splines were done every 20,000 miles. All the normal upgrades done to the elpictcall system. Seems like a nice bike. It's lived...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
Got the forks in yesterday, mounted them today...

Got the forks in yesterday, mounted them today and waiting on rear shocks. It drastically changed the looks of the bike. No pics yet since with stock shock on it it sets way too low in the back.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
The swing arm is easy. It took awhile to figure...

The swing arm is easy. It took awhile to figure it out, but when I did I felt dumb for not seeing it at first. The arm is 4" longer and the rear shock mount works best if put at the same distance...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 1,113,822
Posted By johnwesley
I think the new sportsters are great bike and...

I think the new sportsters are great bike and have plenty of power. If you want more it's easy to get.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-26-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
Zombieperformance makes them in 7/8 and 1". Those...

Zombieperformance makes them in 7/8 and 1". Those are taco bars and they are normally 2" rise, I had him make them in 4". He can build what ever you want they are all hand bent
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
got some new bars in from zombie performance....

got some new bars in from zombie performance. love the forward lean he put in them, helps to open up the cockpit. Feels good just sitting on the bike. when i get my forks back i'll know for sure.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,099
Posted By johnwesley
i'm in, just cause your getting more crap for...

i'm in, just cause your getting more crap for this build than i did on the Harley. :rofl
sounds fun, loved the 250 ninjas. this should be a hoot off road and in the canyons. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,433
Posted By johnwesley
As far as just links go the raising links, give...

As far as just links go the raising links, give less travel, and the lowering links give more. But not in great percentages. Since this happens the people with raising link say the bottom out less...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,433
Posted By johnwesley
Not true, the linkage change the ratio. The total...

Not true, the linkage change the ratio. The total travel is dependent on both shock stroke and ratio. I changed both on mine and measured it with out a spring to see what gains I had made.

The...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 127,806
Posted By johnwesley
go for it, i don't mind

go for it, i don't mind
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-28-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,884
Posted By johnwesley
got a little work done to day. Finished carving...

got a little work done to day. Finished carving my number plate for the headlight, got some more wiring done and carved out the mount so the speedo will fit. getting a little closer.
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