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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 814
Posted By airhead_irl
As an open face rider, I'll keep myself low in...

As an open face rider, I'll keep myself low in here and not draw comment.....:D
Forum: Airheads Today, 01:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By airhead_irl
My way of thinking too ! :D

My way of thinking too ! :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By airhead_irl
Yeah, looks like the same idea alright but a tad...

Yeah, looks like the same idea alright but a tad more extreme looking at the temps !
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By airhead_irl
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,239
Posted By airhead_irl
No offence my friends but some of you U.S. folk...

No offence my friends but some of you U.S. folk have some bizarre tastes when comes to screens, fairings etc. !! :evil
Just my 2c but I think that would unbelievably ugly on any bike, let alone the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By airhead_irl
That's a really nice looking F650.....ride safe !

That's a really nice looking F650.....ride safe !
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By airhead_irl
I would imagine that the R65, R80G/S and the...

I would imagine that the R65, R80G/S and the R80ST are all very similar.
If I'm not wrong, I think the LWB /5 is roughly the same wheel base as the later /7 so that wound make it similar in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,944
Posted By airhead_irl
Treachery I tell you, it's treachery !! :D

Treachery I tell you, it's treachery !! :D
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By airhead_irl
My vote goes for Ikon Dial-a-Rides. Just like the...

My vote goes for Ikon Dial-a-Rides. Just like the Koni's and they look right, I think, for that period bike.
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By airhead_irl
Brilliant. Don't worry about your English.....you...

Brilliant. Don't worry about your English.....you speak it better than native speakers that I know !!! :D
And fantastic photos by the way.
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By airhead_irl
That sucks....I was really looking forward to the...

That sucks....I was really looking forward to the next instalment !! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By airhead_irl
Do carry on....you can't leave us hanging like...

Do carry on....you can't leave us hanging like this !
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By airhead_irl
In my opinion, the Paralever is streets ahead of...

In my opinion, the Paralever is streets ahead of the the twin shock models. I love both but the GS paralever is just better and feels more planted than my R100 twin shock.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By airhead_irl
Over the years I've heard nothing but horror...

Over the years I've heard nothing but horror stories about the 1200 series. Was there a time frame or a point where they were sorted ? I've known owners that are friends as well as people I have met...
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 63,991
Posted By airhead_irl
The fastest lap is 1m 59.791 which was done last...

The fastest lap is 1m 59.791 which was done last year by Marc so no record today I'm afraid ! :1drink
Forum: Racing 02-03-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 63,991
Posted By airhead_irl
As usual. I have never seen the times released...

As usual. I have never seen the times released for his previous tests either.
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By airhead_irl
Correct. With two equal sized panniers, the left...

Correct. With two equal sized panniers, the left side pannier will stick out a good bit more due to the exhaust. The smaller pannier on the left hand side will offset this.
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
When you have been used to an R100/7 then the GS...

When you have been used to an R100/7 then the GS is going to feel like a Rolls Royce !! :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By airhead_irl
MOAR !!!! :clap

MOAR !!!! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-03-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By airhead_irl
If only Yamaha would pick up the ball and build...

If only Yamaha would pick up the ball and build that bike. It looks fantastic and I bet that motor would be great in a bike of that ilk.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By airhead_irl
Great photos and nice bike. Some of these photos...

Great photos and nice bike. Some of these photos bring back some great memories (I done some of these passes in 2009).
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,442
Posted By airhead_irl
Nicely put and I agree 100% !!! And of course...

Nicely put and I agree 100% !!! And of course don't forget to factor in that your torque wrench may be out of calibration........:D
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,412
Posted By airhead_irl
BMW used to do a large screen for the naked...

BMW used to do a large screen for the naked bikes. It's wasn't the most glamorous but it certainly worked. It's easy to mount too so you count remove it once you got home after a long trip etc. Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 421,381
Posted By airhead_irl
Yep, seems clear to me that he meant it as a...

Yep, seems clear to me that he meant it as a temporary fix too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By airhead_irl
Brilliant pics.......some very interesting bikes...

Brilliant pics.......some very interesting bikes there that I've never seen previously. They made some neat small cars too (NSU).
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
Up Corcaigh ! :clap

Up Corcaigh ! :clap
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By airhead_irl
http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T...

http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T=5&NU=15&M=20&Ct=NA&SbCt=BA_15_20_NA_40
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 82,629
Posted By airhead_irl
Very well put ! :clap

Very well put ! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
My collector box is looking a bit sad :cry so I...

My collector box is looking a bit sad :cry so I might look at the y-pipe option soon. Thanks for the pic and info !
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
That is great info. Thanks for the feedback on...

That is great info. Thanks for the feedback on the y-pipe ! So your is a Keihan pipe then ?
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
Oi !! Leave us square headlight owners alone !!...

Oi !! Leave us square headlight owners alone !! :D

I am interested in your thoughts about the y-pipe. There are many threads on here about y-pipes and performance (lack of torque to be...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,093
Posted By airhead_irl
Hi ! What bags and racks are these ?? They...

Hi !

What bags and racks are these ?? They look great.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,458
Posted By airhead_irl
Very interesting report. I love that bike !! The...

Very interesting report. I love that bike !! The HRC colours always looked fantastic. Good score with the hard panniers too !
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,846
Posted By airhead_irl
Excellent shot !!

Excellent shot !!
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By airhead_irl
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" ! :D If it's...

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" ! :D If it's running okay, leave well alone.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,063
Posted By airhead_irl
I'm not sure about the R80G/S but I have a later...

I'm not sure about the R80G/S but I have a later R100GS (Paralever) and it too has a single front brake. It's certainly much better than the NTX's item ! It's not the best brake ever but in...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,063
Posted By airhead_irl
I know Castletownbare - it's west of me (in the...

I know Castletownbare - it's west of me (in the city). There's no Guzzi dealer here in Cork but I think there might be one in Dublin. I get my Guzzi spares via the internet (usually Gutsibits in the...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,935
Posted By airhead_irl
Never heard them described as that...

Never heard them described as that before........funny !! :D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-19-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,063
Posted By airhead_irl
I thought my rear brake was standard !! I guess I...

I thought my rear brake was standard !! I guess I learned something new today ! :D The rear brake works great and if it wasn't for that then I would have no brakes at all !!

UC: Have you tried...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-18-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,063
Posted By airhead_irl
Had the NTX out today for the first time in a...

Had the NTX out today for the first time in a couple of months......it was bitterly cold even if the sun was out. Time to investigate hand guards again me thinks.....

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