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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,017
Posted By R11STEW
I plan on stopping by there on my way to the BMW...

I plan on stopping by there on my way to the BMW RA rally - hope to camp there!

Definitely my favorite campground, oh the memories.....:jkam
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 149,354
Posted By R11STEW
My '77 model. Around 80K miles. She loves the...

My '77 model. Around 80K miles.
She loves the road! :D

http://r11stew.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1977-R100RS/i-xPdVxqd/0/L/iphone2%20007-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 50,017
Posted By R11STEW
Fail.....what are you trying to post? :doh

Fail.....what are you trying to post? :doh
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-15-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
My $47.59 part arrived today. :cry Think I will...

My $47.59 part arrived today. :cry Think I will put the repaired one in my spare parts bin and have with me on my ROW trip.... :rofl
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-13-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
Hey Pat, thanks for the great Pics! Sorry for...

Hey Pat, thanks for the great Pics! Sorry for bombing out on day 1 with shock bolt failure, but looks like you were in good hands.

About fastnspeedy, that kid be crazy! :eek1 I followed him most...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-12-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
Awesome pics AT! Thanks for coming down from the...

Awesome pics AT! Thanks for coming down from the great white North and enjoying that great Florida weather with us! :clap
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
I had an adventure!

Thank you Trans FL GS Rally organizers, I had a blast riding my airhead GS (when it wasn't broke!).

Here are some Pics I took, documenting the lower shock mount repair and then day 2 with a subset...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-06-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
I am soooooooo ready for this shit!:lol3

I am soooooooo ready for this shit!:lol3
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-04-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
I am planning to stay at the Holiday Travel Park...

I am planning to stay at the Holiday Travel Park (pictured). Been camping there for years and likely will run into many like minded riders there. Hopefully no fire ban and can have a campfire (they...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-22-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
Jerry, I've done lots of sand on Michelin Pilots...

Jerry, I've done lots of sand on Michelin Pilots (1 and 2) on my r1100s, but the deep stuff will get you in trouble if you aren't carrying sufficient speed.
What also got me on some of the "off...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-14-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
There seems to be a few options for camping at or...

There seems to be a few options for camping at or around Cedar Key. I'd like to see some more specifics on this event so if we can be at the same campground (rather than taking the hot tub option),...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,753
Posted By R11STEW
Sounds like fun. Count me and my '92 airhead GS...

Sounds like fun. Count me and my '92 airhead GS IN! :wink:
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 175,388
Posted By R11STEW
Hell Yeah!

Love my r100gs....

http://r11stew.smugmug.com/Other/Daytona-Bike-Week-2012/i-csxtWtt/0/L/IMG_0294-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,679
Posted By R11STEW
Thanks a ton for posting your clutch replacement...

Thanks a ton for posting your clutch replacement using Southland clutch. I am going through the same project right now with my '77 R100RS. I too am planning to use them to save $ on the parts. Makes...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By R11STEW
Word of advice - get to know and join your local...

Word of advice - get to know and join your local airhead club. There is a wealth of information and free help at the regular tech days. I have enjoyed my time immensely hanging out with the old...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,632
Posted By R11STEW
Orangecicle, Hope your dad gets better so you...

Orangecicle,
Hope your dad gets better so you can still share some time with him. I am going to see my dad after the BMWMOA. He is the reason I ride motorcycles and I love him dearly. He has been...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,115
Posted By R11STEW
Check Out PackMeister

I am mounting some military surplus fiberglass cases purchased from PackMeister (do a search)<cite></cite> to my R100GS on set of Happy Trails racks and mounting hardware. No pictures yet, but will...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,111
Posted By R11STEW
I miss TWO. :freaky

I miss TWO.

:freaky
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By R11STEW
Motorad Elektrick is the best. I know Rick and he...

Motorad Elektrick is the best. I know Rick and he is a stand up guy, plus you are supporting a small business in the USA.

Rick is a caring person and will provide the best customer service.

...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By R11STEW
I could do that, if I wanted to.... :D

I could do that, if I wanted to.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,468
Posted By R11STEW
Gentlemen, this is a sickness, a disease that...

Gentlemen, this is a sickness, a disease that requires no justification.

Me, lets see,

- '04 r1100s - wow, great bike. Take on long trips, reliable, powerful, comfortable. I love this bike.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By R11STEW
huh?!:D Sounds like a basic plumbing...

huh?!:D

Sounds like a basic plumbing problem. Flow is the issue, what is causing the clogging of the filters? Sounds like you still have not found the true cause of the problem.....

Sleep on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,747
Posted By R11STEW
When you think about it a bit, we all worry too...

When you think about it a bit, we all worry too much. All of these machines are light years ahead of what I learned to ride on! Listen, go with what moves your soul, and don't fret about this or...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
And to wet the appetite, ordered a Dyna III...

And to wet the appetite, ordered a Dyna III ignition and POR-15 tank liner. Looks like a Saturday project......

:clap
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
:hmmmmm Sooo, when removing the rear rim/tire...

:hmmmmm Sooo, when removing the rear rim/tire from the bike, checked the final drive to rim splines and find a really stepped situation! This will need addressed $$.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
So, I got a couple of new tires, went with the...

So, I got a couple of new tires, went with the Bridgestone Spitfires (have them on another bike and really like them, cheap too!).

A couple of pics on a trick to get the ass end up enough to...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
And possession taken of the precious cargo..... ...

And possession taken of the precious cargo.....

$?

:deal
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
Yes, when I started looking the kits were upwards...

Yes, when I started looking the kits were upwards of $80, which is crazy cause really the kit is nothing more than gaskets, o-rings and diaphragms (they don't even include the needle or floats...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,525
Posted By R11STEW
Head to Carb Hose/Connector

This may be 205, but I went to NAPA and bought bulk flat hose for my '77 R100RS (40mm Carbs) pretty cheap. This is a good alternative to OEM and very inexpensive.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
Thanks for the advice! After I received my...

Thanks for the advice! After I received my shipment from Capital Cycle with the wrong size couplers (my fault, not theirs), I went to NAPA to find they sell a very high quality product that you buy...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
More work on the iconic R100RS

Looky looky!

http://r11stew.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1977-R100RS/i-hsV3Rpm/0/L/img00149-20110416-0725-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,793
Posted By R11STEW
Isn't this place AWSOME?! I have been every...

Isn't this place AWSOME?! I have been every October for the vintage days the last 4 years. Great museum, great swap meet, great vintage racing.

What more is there?!
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By R11STEW
Check out this thread: ...

Check out this thread:

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-r1100s-r1200s-tech-forum/362832-starter-button-woes.html
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By R11STEW
T, I own an r1100s. There is another forum...

T,

I own an r1100s.
There is another forum that specializes in the r1100s (pelican parts), check it out as there are some experts there. Rapid Dog on this forum is also a member, and prolly...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
I've been working on this thing all day. Going to...

I've been working on this thing all day. Going to the beach tomorrow.

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
More carb rebuild porn: Right side carb...

More carb rebuild porn:


Right side carb after the bath in the carb cleaner:

http://r11stew.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1977-R100RS/IMG00142-20110409-2026/1245824938_r2Lsb-M.jpg

Closer view,...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
And so it begins..... Job 1 - tackle carbs ...

And so it begins.....

Job 1 - tackle carbs

Screw Driver and valve seat grinding compound. Gives the screwdriver more grip on the screw head.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
Thanks Jasper. I agree, the bike was not abused...

Thanks Jasper. I agree, the bike was not abused but neglected. My plan is to get her back to dependable and running condition, then start tackling the looks. The bike is actually very presentable...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
Ahh, here is a video of the first start up....

Ahh, here is a video of the first start up. Borrowed the sorry looking tank from an old r80rt (one that doesn't leak, but it's ugly :D).
I was amazed it started up and ran as well as it did after I...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,959
Posted By R11STEW
Wicked Airhead Teaser

Picked up a 3rd airhead yesterday and by far the most interesting. Here are a couple of teaser bits to wet the ADV appetite.
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