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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By CharlestonRider
I currently am riding a 1990 BMW K75C (which I...

I currently am riding a 1990 BMW K75C (which I love). I am also in the process of rebuilding a 2005 YZ250F (the purchase of which is a clear sign of my mid-life crisis :D).

John
CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By CharlestonRider
Thanks for the reminder of why I am so grateful...

Thanks for the reminder of why I am so grateful to call Charleston my home. The magazine in your photo is right next to Grice Marine Lab, which I visit periodically (for work). I have stood at...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,065,646
Posted By CharlestonRider
My K75

After years of wanting a K75 (but buying something else...Honda 919, DL650, DL1000, Triumph Trophy, Triumph 955i Tiger, Yamaha FJR1300 -- I could keep going, but I will stop there), I finally took...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,042
Posted By CharlestonRider
Nice RR! Thanks for sharing. I felt compelled...

Nice RR! Thanks for sharing. I felt compelled to comment on your "fly-n-ride" because I rented the same bike as you in August, 2008. I attended a conference in Fort Collins, but I stayed a few...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,407
Posted By CharlestonRider
Thanks for the RR. I am originally from...

Thanks for the RR. I am originally from Wisconsin and have ridden my motorcycle in that area before. It truly is a beautiful place to ride (and live, for that matter). I miss it (except in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,385
Posted By CharlestonRider
Nice ride...Thanks for sharing! And, kudos to...

Nice ride...Thanks for sharing! And, kudos to your wife for choosing to be a middle school science teacher.

Cheers.
CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,876
Posted By CharlestonRider
Wow, what an incredible ride!! I really miss the...

Wow, what an incredible ride!! I really miss the changing colors of fall (now that I live in South Carolina)...Thanks for taking us along :D.

CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,708
Posted By CharlestonRider
I was happy to see pictures from the Bong...

I was happy to see pictures from the Bong recreation area. I have ridden at Bong several times in the past (early 90s) and had a great time.

You should try the Black River Falls trail system. ...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By CharlestonRider
Jim and Mortimer, Thanks for taking the time to...

Jim and Mortimer,
Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. I really appreciate it. I am glad that I will be able to store the lift against the wall (to preserve floor space when not in...
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,560
Posted By CharlestonRider
A Question for Harbor Freight Lift Users

I recently purchased a used HF motorcycle lift (hydraulic) and I have a few questions that I am hopeful that the collective wisdom of this thread can help me with...

(1) When on the ground the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,065,646
Posted By CharlestonRider
Call me crazy, but I like the look / simplicity...

Call me crazy, but I like the look / simplicity of the Reynolds luggage rack and back rest. It just looks "right" to my eye. But, you are correct...The topcase option is the better option since it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,065,646
Posted By CharlestonRider
Madison, Thanks for the quick reply. A quick...

Madison,
Thanks for the quick reply. A quick internet search of Hepco Becker racks revealed that the rack is probably not an HB rack. However, I happened upon another site and discovered that...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,065,646
Posted By CharlestonRider
I need help identifying luggage rack from K75

Hello All,
Sorry to hijack your thread, but I am hoping to count on the collective wisdom of those who routinely read this thread to help me identify a luggage rack / back rest for a K75. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By CharlestonRider
Wonderful RR! Thanks for taking us along. The...

Wonderful RR! Thanks for taking us along. The pictures of Harrisburg remind me of my travels between Washington, DC and Pocono raceway back in the mid-1980's. I used to race a Yamaha RZ350 back...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By CharlestonRider
Great Bike!

I loved my 2002 Honda 919. In many respects it was the best bike that I have ever owned (and I have owned a lot!). Regarding some modifications, I suggest you get a new seat (it is torture after 2...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,043
Posted By CharlestonRider
It was nice to see some photos from my old home...

It was nice to see some photos from my old home (Maryland). I noticed you took a picture of MIR...Right next door is Budds Creek Raceway (home of the AMA national MX races). I used to race at Budds...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,393
Posted By CharlestonRider
Thanks for the pictures from Harper's Ferry. It...

Thanks for the pictures from Harper's Ferry. It brought back a flood of memories for me when I used to roadrace at Summit Point Raceway (about 15 miles from Harper's Ferry). If it is still there,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,310
Posted By CharlestonRider
:lurk I'm in! I can't wait to read about your...

:lurk I'm in! I can't wait to read about your adventures.

John
CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By CharlestonRider
Domromer, Excellent pics...Thanks for sharing. ...

Domromer,
Excellent pics...Thanks for sharing. Makes me sorry that I didn't take my DL1000 there when I owned it. I also took advantage of the 70 degree weather on Saturday, but my ride wasn't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By CharlestonRider
Absolutely wonderful! Thank you for sharing. ...

Absolutely wonderful! Thank you for sharing.

Cheers.
CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 37,782
Posted By CharlestonRider
Wow, great trip! Thanks for sharing all of the...

Wow, great trip! Thanks for sharing all of the great photos of Charleston (I recognized most of them :D). Did you make it over to the College of Charleston campus? It is a beautiful campus with...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By CharlestonRider
Bauerbach Collection Auction (Dec. 8th) - Vintage Yamaha and other bikes/parts

Sorry if this has already been posted, but I came across a link at another motorcycle forum website and I thought that it would be of interest to Old's Cool ADVRiders.

A collection of old Yamaha...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By CharlestonRider
:eek1 You consider that to be a nice day? It...

:eek1 You consider that to be a nice day? It looks like living in the south has made me soft :D. Thanks for the pictures...I love the 750F (I have always wanted one of those).

CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,928
Posted By CharlestonRider
Nice RR! It reminds me of my trip to TN / NC to...

Nice RR! It reminds me of my trip to TN / NC to ride the dragon on my Honda 919 a few years back. The 919 is a great bike for that area...It is fast, light, smooth (enough), and handles great. The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By CharlestonRider
Yes, riding a motorcycle in Charleston in the...

Yes, riding a motorcycle in Charleston in the summer is a treat, isn't it? I rode my bike to the Tail of the Dragon from Charleston a few years ago (I had a Honda 919 at the time) and it was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By CharlestonRider
Oh, how nice it would be to be 20 again :D! Love...

Oh, how nice it would be to be 20 again :D! Love the pictures! Keep 'em coming.

Cheers.

CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,389
Posted By CharlestonRider
Absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing! ...

Absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing!

CharlestonRider
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By CharlestonRider
I am not sure you are still checking this thread,...

I am not sure you are still checking this thread, but it dawned on me that the roughness you are experiencing in the 3000-4000 rpm range is probably the dreaded clutch "chudder". The amount of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 581,071
Posted By CharlestonRider
I can stare at your photos all day long...I have...

I can stare at your photos all day long...I have bookmarked this page and return weekly to see what you have added. Great Stuff!!! Please keep it up! :clap

CharlestonRider
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By CharlestonRider
Thanks for the pictures. I am enjoying the trip...

Thanks for the pictures. I am enjoying the trip down "memory lane". I agree with your assessment of Urbana Gardens restaurant. My wife and I used to eat there all of the time...It was one of our...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By CharlestonRider
As a former resident of Champaign, IL, I must...

As a former resident of Champaign, IL, I must warn you that the riding in that part of the country is somewhat boring. The roads are flat and straight. Nevertheless, I liked living in Champaign and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,058
Posted By CharlestonRider
LOVED the pictures! Thanks for sharing. May I ask...

LOVED the pictures! Thanks for sharing. May I ask where in Colorado that was?

CharlestonRider
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,628
Posted By CharlestonRider
I had a 1981 R100RT (a "barn find") that I...

I had a 1981 R100RT (a "barn find") that I restored (and quickly traded for a 2001 Triumph Tiger 955i). Then, I bought a 2004 R1150RT. I loved the comfort and handling of the 1150RT but the dang...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,813
Posted By CharlestonRider
Did you remove the secondary throttle plates (or...

Did you remove the secondary throttle plates (or did the previous owner)? If so, this can cause a stumble when grabbing big handfuls of throttle because they actually close up when big throttle...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 81,014
Posted By CharlestonRider
PayPal sent

This is a great thing you are doing. Good luck and keep us posted.

CharlestonRider
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By CharlestonRider
Boy, do I feel stupid

Hello All,
Well, I feel stupid. The video I posted demonstrating what I thought was an "air lock" situation in my cam chain tensioner is actually the result of a spring that is part of the piston. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By CharlestonRider
Question I am neither.

I am neither.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By CharlestonRider
Hello All, Well, I have had a chance to remove...

Hello All,
Well, I have had a chance to remove the camshaft and pushrods and they look pretty good. I see no obvious signs of wear and or damage to the pushrods. However, upon closer examination of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By CharlestonRider
Thanks to everyone who has provided advice/help...

Thanks to everyone who has provided advice/help on this topic. I really appreciate the help.

Also, to clarify an obvious potential explanation to my noise...Yes, I have already replaced the cam...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,167
Posted By CharlestonRider
Slartidbartfast, Thanks for the advice. The...

Slartidbartfast,
Thanks for the advice. The BMW manual has almost no explanation about how to do anything (I guess they assume BMW mechanics will be using their manuals and there is no need to...
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