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Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,475
Posted By knary
You can't see something from the other pulled...

You can't see something from the other pulled side? Small mirror and a flashlight?
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Front end with still too much stiction + rear...

Front end with still too much stiction + rear pogo stick = everythingisfineeverythingisfineeverythingisfineeverythingisfine...aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa....whew...

:lol3

It's the bike's way of...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
p.s. when putting a new tang on the center stand,...

p.s. when putting a new tang on the center stand, consider going a little shorter.

p.p.s. don't worry about it. you'll grind it off soon enough.

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
With each ride, I love and hate this damned...

With each ride, I love and hate this damned machine more. :lol3

The ancient rear shocks have finally, mercilessly, died. They had, in the last years, been acting as though they were over-damped....
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,984
Posted By knary
Did you achieve your goals?

Did you achieve your goals?
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
:thumb I've seen that. The blurry line between...

:thumb
I've seen that. The blurry line between muscle memory, habit, intuition, and active thought is a popular subject in this house.
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Ps. There's a chance I might overthink things...

Ps. There's a chance I might overthink things :lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
I agree. We adapt quickly. Proof? That anyone can...

I agree. We adapt quickly. Proof? That anyone can ride any motorcycle. It's a ridiculous thing, when you think of it, to downshift an old motorcycle while braking. Each hand and foot doing a...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Then I suggest you not install one. :lol3 ...

Then I suggest you not install one. :lol3

I've had digital gauges on a number of bicycles and one other motorcycle. Seeing and reading them has never been an issue with the better displays. The...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Endurance ii. 202-704. It's listed for "universal...

Endurance ii. 202-704. It's listed for "universal conventional forks". If you're not sure what kit is applicable for a particular install, give trail tech a call. I had a few questions before I...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Where would be without zip ties? Probably in a...

Where would be without zip ties? Probably in a tidier better thought out world. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Very likely, unless someone has a hunk of...

Very likely, unless someone has a hunk of aluminum they don't need. Oh, about 4" x 6". :lol3

Do you have a photo of what you did?
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 58,269
Posted By knary
Not having a speedometer has been a problem. Or...

Not having a speedometer has been a problem. Or almost a problem. I enjoy going faster than I should and without the speedometer reminding me to slow down, it would only be a matter of time before...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,590
Posted By knary
There is great pleasure in tinkering. But...

There is great pleasure in tinkering.

But then there is pleasure in choosing when and where to tinker. Old machines tend to have a timeline different from our own.

Small oil leak? That's called...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,755
Views: 576,810
Posted By knary
"Controllable American power" :rofl

"Controllable American power"
:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 126,615
Posted By knary
I've ridden pretty much every BMW that isn't...

I've ridden pretty much every BMW that isn't water-cooled and put a good number of miles on many of them. I am always drawn to naked machines and almost bought an R1150R when I bought my 1150GS. The...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 126,615
Posted By knary
:clap I hate you. :lol3

:clap

I hate you. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 744,621
Posted By knary
You're harshing our righteousness. :cry

You're harshing our righteousness.
:cry
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
But we miss our lightweight floppy hoop frames...

But we miss our lightweight floppy hoop frames and enough power to race an '82 Chrysler!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,891
Posted By knary
HJC IS-17 Cheek Pads. Size S, L. 35mm. Never...

HJC IS-17 Cheek Pads. Size S, L. 35mm.

Never used. I bought different size pads when I bought the helmet. Never even touched my beautiful face.

$15?

Close in, NE Portland.

Look like...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
Since there's no BMW equivalent yet to talk...

Since there's no BMW equivalent yet to talk about, it's all just so much prattle. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
It was designed to be unintimidating. To my eye,...

It was designed to be unintimidating. To my eye, it looks more like a weird and sexless toy than a neat bike, but I'm not the target audience.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
Somethjng happened in the last forty years. They...

Somethjng happened in the last forty years. They invented dirt bikes and dual sports.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 126,615
Posted By knary
:rofl BUT WHAT IF YOU CRASH AND SLIDE DOWN...

:rofl

BUT WHAT IF YOU CRASH AND SLIDE DOWN THE ROAD ENOUGH TO WEAR THROUGH A VALVE COVER!?!?!

Oh, yeah. Then you probably have other things to worry about.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 126,615
Posted By knary
You do have a big trip coming up... :augie

You do have a big trip coming up... :augie
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 126,615
Posted By knary
Uh oh :lol3

Uh oh :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
To the average size guys and smaller, it often...

To the average size guys and smaller, it often seems like the tall guys get all the bikes. If someone dares comment on wanting a seat height lower than a kitchen counter someone posts some photo of a...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By knary
At that price, it's a no brainer.

At that price, it's a no brainer.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,984
Posted By knary
Bump for one of the pretty ones.

Bump for one of the pretty ones.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By knary
Fuel starvation

Fuel starvation
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,891
Posted By knary
More clearing out Adventurer Workshop (RIP)...

More clearing out

Adventurer Workshop (RIP) Windjusters for an R1150GS - SOLD

These are <s>knockoffs of</s> very similar to Tobinators. They allow for a much wider range of adjustment of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,891
Posted By knary
[/QUOTE] Sorting through PMs. Sorry. Looks...

[/QUOTE]

Sorting through PMs. Sorry. Looks like they're sold.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
It's a long standing conversation amongst some...

It's a long standing conversation amongst some fans of Triumph's old bikes that inspired the modern machine. Don't get me wrong. It's a very competent machine. But it is, to my eye, an inexcusably...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 1,034,928
Posted By knary
I'm with you on most of the list, but RVF400?...

I'm with you on most of the list, but RVF400? Really? Is that a building on the back? :lol3 That has not aged well.
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By knary
I once rode my bike to the grocery store. I...

I once rode my bike to the grocery store.

I packed 47 lbs of tools and both the Haynes and Clymer's manuals JUST IN CASE.

When I got there, the bike was running a bit rough.

After some...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By knary
Cheapest full job posted around here was a bit...

Cheapest full job posted around here was a bit over $500 from a quality shop that isn't an airhead 'rock star' or farming it out to another shop. $240 - $325 or so for Swiss Intervalve from Motobins,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,891
Posted By knary
Husky TE610 mirrors - sold I have a pair of...

Husky TE610 mirrors
- sold
I have a pair of mostly clean mirrors. I no longer have the bike and they're just gathering dust.

Anyone need them?

Free

Or some cheap beer.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9,527
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,483,891
Posted By knary
Motion Pro Enduro Tire Iron Set - sold Part...

Motion Pro Enduro Tire Iron Set - sold

Part #08-0051. Not used once.

New set goes for about $20.

Get them for $10. I'm in Northeast Portland, close in. I'm not shipping them.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,012
Posted By knary
Young Professional wants a motorcycle. He's not a...

Young Professional wants a motorcycle. He's not a veteran rider and he lives a life inundated with technology. He wants something that, to him, is cool, capable, and, in contrast to all that...
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