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Forum: Airheads 03-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,228,344
Posted By gfx
My '77 R100/7 at home in downtown San Francisco ...

My '77 R100/7 at home in downtown San Francisco

'84 forks with EBC rotors and pads and handlebar MC conversion /w stainless steel lines

'79 tail light assy (these things are so much brighter)
...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By gfx
Happy holidays folks. Can't thank you all...

Happy holidays folks.

Can't thank you all enough for the helpful advice. In all honesty I can't find a carb clean/rebuild or a valve job in the maintenance history, and doing a carb clean/rebuild...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By gfx
Questions about cold weather startups and idling

My '77 R100/7 is my first and only bike with carburetors, and it's a much different experience than a bike with fuel injection when you're a city dweller. Although my bike is garaged, it still gets...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By gfx
I have two weiman spoke rims (18 and 19) from a...

I have two weiman spoke rims (18 and 19) from a /7 that will fit your bike. I was trying to sell them but lost interest.

I will ship these to you for a good price. I've been told by several...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,243
Posted By gfx
Hoske!

After hearing a few airheads with hoske's in person, I was hooked.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0OANkAgZnk
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,076
Posted By gfx
Me too. PM me if you have an extra center stand.

Me too. PM me if you have an extra center stand.
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,410
Posted By gfx
San Francisco Bay

The San Francisco Bay Area has a ton of airheads around. I've been taking a break from working and going on long bicycle rides around San Francisco and usually see a few airheads per day. Within 2...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
Petcocks Galore!

The original owner of my bike kept plenty of spare parts. Sort of a pack rat. Included is 3 petcocks.

2x 16 12 2 307 114 (right)
1x 16 12 2 307 113 (left)

One of the right side petcocks looks...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,555
Posted By gfx
Dude, tell me about it. :cry

Dude, tell me about it. :cry
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
R100/R90/R80/R75/R60 Front and Rear Spoke Wheels

I have a front and rear spoke wheel rim that fits all/most 76-84 bikes as far as I know (R60/R75/R80/R90/R100/). The wheels appear quite straight, and have no major dings/nicks/scrapes/rust/etc.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
/6 /7 Throttle Assembly / Right Handle Unit

In-good-condition throttle assembly from a well-cared-for '77 R100/7 with 43K miles on it. Selling because I switched to a handlebar master cylinder for a brembo front-end conversion.

Twist grip...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
/7 /6 ATE Under-The-Tank Master Cylinder

In-good-condition ATE master cylinder for single brake disc setups. Came from a well-cared-for '77 R100/7 with 43,000 miles on it. Fits all /7 and all /6 with single ATE disk according to Max BMW...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 68,834
Posted By gfx
Nooooo. This went from my favorite current thread...

Nooooo. This went from my favorite current thread to my worst nightmare. You put all your love and time into these old gems and the next day it's gone.

Glad you're OK and would probably get a...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
Apologies for seemingly running an auction on the...

Apologies for seemingly running an auction on the item. I wasn't so much trying to fish as I was just a little unsure on the regular price of something like this, as they don't pop up on...
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,763
Posted By gfx
Official request for a /7 design with striping...

Official request for a /7 design with striping pattern.

For example (not that anyone probably needs it)
...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
Nicely worded. Pics since there seems to...

Nicely worded.

Pics since there seems to might be partial interest... perhaps... :wink:

Warning, they are a little dusty on the back from being in the garage, but in very good cosmetic shape....
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,895
Posted By gfx
Krausers and Weimans

Considering putting my in-great-shape Krauser bags and the matching rack up for sale from my 77 R100/7. If there is any interest, PM me and I'll post pics.

Also, I have an extra pair of...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By gfx
Wasn't sure if we were just going to swap out the...

Wasn't sure if we were just going to swap out the whole assembly or just the sliders. I'll shoot you an e-mail shortly.
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,283
Posted By gfx
Are you sure you're not reading my mind? :clap ...

Are you sure you're not reading my mind? :clap

+1 for fork rebuild.

Airheads, beer, and a workshop? I'm there.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,927
Posted By gfx
Any chance for some pics? :evil I've been...

Any chance for some pics? :evil I've been interested in replacing mine with the medium-length cones for a while, and I'm about the most timid person on the planet when it comes to doing anything like...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By gfx
This is basically what I did. Thanks for the...

This is basically what I did. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,927
Posted By gfx
Really love the frugal and simplistic changes...

Really love the frugal and simplistic changes you've made so far. Is that the stock front wheel fender? It looks really sporty compared to the full-length ones on the older /6's and /7's. It looks...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By gfx
Replacing Dual Shocks Question (Frugality Alert)

Replacing the rear shocks; what could be more simple and straight forward, right?

WRONG!

*Curveball alert*

Last year my sweet airhead was knocked over in the slummy Mission district of San...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By gfx
Thanks a lot! I've e-mailed Flanders to see if...

Thanks a lot! I've e-mailed Flanders to see if they can be of any help in providing some brackets for these babies. If not, I might go to a local welding shop and see if they can fashion me something...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By gfx
You never know about the airhead gotchas, but...

You never know about the airhead gotchas, but this seems like a pretty straightforward case of the master cylinder not being properly maintained over decades. A new line and a rebuild is probably...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By gfx
Question Airhead Mystery Crash / Safety Bars (Engine Guards)

So, when I bought my airhead from the owner of 30+ years, it came with the standard "box o goodies", and in the box was an extra pair of crash bars that were non-chrome (cheaper to get powder...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,305
Posted By gfx
Welcome SF resident. I've been living and riding...

Welcome SF resident. I've been living and riding around the city for about 2 years; there are some real great urban routes around 48 sq miles of paradise. Longer trips I'd recommend rides down to...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-01-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,056
Posted By gfx
Is it just me, or does anyone else find that both...

Is it just me, or does anyone else find that both SJ and TT braces are seriously lacking good instruction sets and information?

From TT Instructions:



From SJ Instructions:
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By gfx
Powder Coating a gas tank?

Has anyone ever had their gas tank / fairings, etc powder coated instead of painted? I've done a little of the old googling but surprisingly get very few results. I came across an after-hours powder...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By gfx
If you use some wire or an old guitar string, you...

If you use some wire or an old guitar string, you can gently "saw" through the adhesive holding the emblem on.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By gfx
I've been looking for one for weeks. Some jackass...

I've been looking for one for weeks. Some jackass in San Francisco took it one morning when I parked it outside and I've been scouring craigslist and ebay ever since. Uggh... living in downtown with...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 76,874
Posted By gfx
My uncle has one of these in his garage here in...

My uncle has one of these in his garage here in San Francisco. He takes it out every few months or so. Beautiful(ly loud) bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By gfx
Talking Airheads: Interchangeability of Spoke vs. Snowflakes

Airheads and the like,

There is a local repair shop owner who recently bought about 4 airheads and made himself a frankenhead. Luckily for me, he's got a pick-n-pull going on and, among other...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,400
Posted By gfx
You're the 2nd person I've seen with the K forks...

You're the 2nd person I've seen with the K forks on an airhead, but the 1st person I've seen using the standard spoke wheels. Very jealous of your immensely improved handling and braking.
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,400
Posted By gfx
Are those 2-spot brembos on the same forks that...

Are those 2-spot brembos on the same forks that use the ATE calipers? Did you do a conversion, or do you have a later model airhead with a different brake configuration?

I'm definitely interested...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,400
Posted By gfx
I'm certainly not ambitious enough to try a stunt...

I'm certainly not ambitious enough to try a stunt like this. I'm fairly confident the caliper hasn't been serviced in about 10 years, besides the new brake fluid I put in and the fact the brake cable...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,400
Posted By gfx
Thanks everyone for the valuable input. I feel...

Thanks everyone for the valuable input. I feel like I'm slowly molding my long and short term plans.

It seems like the spoke wheels are really a "gotcha" with my bike. If I wanted to do anything...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,092
Posted By gfx
+1 for LED or HID headlight. LED headlight...

+1 for LED or HID headlight.

LED headlight from JW Speaker mounted on a H-D:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gQ7tjo8LPE

Trucklight also makes one for $200, but it's more of a spotlight than...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,400
Posted By gfx
Laugh New Airhead on the Block + Noob Questions

Hey All,

Long time lurker but new to the forums. I was a K-Bike rider for little while but went airhead when my precious K75S was totaled by an old lady in a minivan. Le sigh.

Luckily, I found...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,443
Posted By gfx
LED's Up!

I lurk this site a ton but actually registered just to answer this post.

I realize I'm quite a bit late on this one, but I can tell you why this was happening with your LED bulbs.

LED's pass a...
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