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Forum: Hacks Today, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By WU7X
MOA rally

I'll be attending, with my wife. first time for both of us. Won't be driving the hack :-( Would love to run into DaveBig and some of the other locals while we are there. My sister-in-law lives...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
It's Sunday!

Let's do it Sunday. How can we help LB out?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Thumb The Boiler Room this Sunday!

My son will be over from Shoreline taking his MSF course this weekend. So we probably can't make it until 6 p.m. or so. But...that doesn't mean all the rest of you can't start showing up earlier. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Great advice Paul. I spent 6 months in PT after...

Great advice Paul. I spent 6 months in PT after my surgery for repairing my left rotator cuff. Dropping the Dakar and landing on the same left shoulder three times wasn't the brightest thing I've...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7,599
Views: 6,827,903
Posted By WU7X
+1 Incredible series of shots. Congrats to the...

+1 Incredible series of shots. Congrats to the both of you.
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 528,748
Posted By WU7X
Cry Andy, sorry about the dog. They are truly a part...

Andy, sorry about the dog. They are truly a part of the family and hard to let go of. Been down this road several times and it was never easy. :cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Jeremy, I hope you had a great time there. ...

Jeremy,

I hope you had a great time there. I heard there were over 300 bikes there this year. I caged it and met up with my Northwest Overland friends. We went through 3 keys in 2 nights. ...
Forum: Hacks 06-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6,312
Views: 2,280,716
Posted By WU7X
Have fun! Can't wait for the RR and pics! :clap ...

Have fun! Can't wait for the RR and pics! :clap

Dale
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
Corbin or similar seat

I am looking for a Corbin, Rich's, Sargeant, etc., type seat for my '83 R100RT. Must be in very good shape. Please PM me with pics if you have one you're willing to part with. The Missuz has no...
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By WU7X
Looks like the Triumph is working out great as a...

Looks like the Triumph is working out great as a tug, Vernon. Great job again. Keep posting videos. :clap
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,039
Views: 1,211,870
Posted By WU7X
Recently purchased a beautiful '83 R100RT pearl...

Recently purchased a beautiful '83 R100RT pearl white 60th Anniversary Edition. Needs much more work than originally thought. My new good friend is the main wrench. Hope to have it back together in a...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,035
Posted By WU7X
Rebuild your gearbox

If you want your gearbox rebuilt right, I'd recommend Bob Clement (sp?) in Roberts, MT. He just did mine. He is a real perfectionist. Not cheap, but done right.

BTW, I have three of your tees....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9,754
Views: 3,063,766
Posted By WU7X
Walked out of my hotel room this morning in Miles...

Walked out of my hotel room this morning in Miles City MT to see this:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/05/qu7umate.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/05/y3y4epa4.jpg

It is a 1903 model Felt...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,356
Posted By WU7X
Is that the latest college version of a rooftop...

Is that the latest college version of a rooftop tent there on your car?

:rofl:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8,445
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,114,873
Posted By WU7X
thanks friend! Jim already picked up the new...

thanks friend! Jim already picked up the new base and will be permanently mounting it in his garage. we thank you again.

Dale
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 967
Views: 339,913
Posted By WU7X
Could you replace the offending tubing with some...

Could you replace the offending tubing with some aluminium tubing with a similar ID?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Wow!!!!

Wow!!!!
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,039
Views: 1,211,870
Posted By WU7X
Chris, That is a real beauty! I bought one...

Chris,

That is a real beauty! I bought one a month or so ago too! mine
is in pieces but will be back together again in a couple of weeks. We'll have to meet some day and compare our twins.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Take care LB. Hoping those bones heal fast and...

Take care LB. Hoping those bones heal fast and you're back on the bike in no time.
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,356
Posted By WU7X
There is something about an R80ST in here...

There is something about an R80ST in here somewhere, right? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By WU7X
Two great stories! Hope to add one about my...

Two great stories! Hope to add one about my R100RT soon! The story telling and photography were fantastic guys. Let's hear some more. :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Have you looked at the KTM 690 Enduro? there are...

Have you looked at the KTM 690 Enduro? there are a couple farkles for it that will make it a nice adventure bike.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By WU7X
If you do get a paper bound version of any of...

If you do get a paper bound version of any of these manuals I have a great idea for you. Take the manual down to your local FedEx/Kinko's (or local equivalent) and have them cut the original spine...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 19,356
Posted By WU7X
So, how much of an issue is salt air and water on...

So, how much of an issue is salt air and water on rusting up a rig trussled up like that on a long voyage? I have always shunned salt water with my bikes and overland vehicles. :eek1
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
Thank you! Gawd, I love this site! :clap

Thank you! Gawd, I love this site!

:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
Also, how does one test one of these? How much do...

Also, how does one test one of these? How much do they cost?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
Help! Does anyone have a working heat sensor...

Help! Does anyone have a working heat sensor like this? It threads into the oil drain plug of my '83 R100 RT.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/21/u7u6etan.jpg
...
Forum: Hacks 05-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By WU7X
Thanks for the nice RR. I'm originally from Red...

Thanks for the nice RR. I'm originally from Red Wing, and occasionally get back to that area in the summer. Love the ride around Lake Pepin. Would be fun to meet up with you and DaveBig there some...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By WU7X
Wow! About half the info seemed to be on topic. ...

Wow! About half the info seemed to be on topic. The rest of the stuff on welding, porus vs porosity, etc., started to drive me nuts.

But I guess the answer is that tubeless is just fine.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By WU7X
went with the Michelins

Michelan P-ACTV 3.25-19 54H
Michelan P-ACTV 4.00-18 64H




I just ordered a set of these from Motorcycle Superstore. Total for the two was $199.98 shipped to my door. Looks like I should...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By WU7X
Ha ha! They will be for the next bike I get,...

Ha ha! They will be for the next bike I get, hopefully a 80 or 100 GS, G/S, GSPD, etc.

It would be fun to find one (when I have the money) that is an early 80's version so that all three of my...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By WU7X
Question Which new tires for a '83 R100RT?

I recently picked up a '83 R100RT 60th Anniversary Edition in Alpine White. The bike is basically in pretty good condition, but we'll be going over it front to rear to put it back in really great...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By WU7X
My first bike was an '02 F650GS Dakar. I really,...

My first bike was an '02 F650GS Dakar. I really, really miss it. Great bike once you improve the suspension a bit.

sold it after blowing out my shoulder (bad mistake). However, now own an...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
PM sent on clock. Dale

PM sent on clock.

Dale
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 805,333
Posted By WU7X
Beautiful picture!

Beautiful picture!
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,312
Views: 2,280,716
Posted By WU7X
+1

+1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Would you mind giving us a quick review of the...

Would you mind giving us a quick review of the inReach? I do a lot of backpacking/hiking/biking and am thinking about getting one. Next August, I'll be hiking from Cooke City, MT, down to the USFS...
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By WU7X
Thumb Woohoo! Outstanding video! :clap:clap

Woohoo! Outstanding video! :clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 383,017
Posted By WU7X
I used the rebuild kit from Bing, along with...

I used the rebuild kit from Bing, along with their "how to" DVD. I had never done this before and the carbs ended up working perfectly. The DVD features the 40mm Bings, but think it would work for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,361
Views: 271,736
Posted By WU7X
Allan, big screens are especially nice for old...

Allan, big screens are especially nice for old eyes. The major problem with them (other than size) is whether or not the screen is visible in direct sunlight. I haven't seen too many gps's that...
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