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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 72,455
Posted By jas67
What is the purpose of this thread?

"Flea Market Discussion" sounds like a place to pust Airhead bikes/parts, etc for sale?

Isn't this what the Flea Market forum is for?
Or THIS thread:...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 101,857
Posted By jas67
1994 R100R Mystic (PA)

This is the somewhat rare Mystic edition of the R100R, which is the last of the BMW Airheads. The Mystic was BMW's factory "cafe" model of the R100R, with lower handle bars, vintage style...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,188,483
Posted By jas67
I'm right handed, and stand astride my 250 Ducati...

I'm right handed, and stand astride my 250 Ducati (left kick) to start it with my left leg. I also stand astride my right-kick bikes and start them with my right leg.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,064,019
Posted By jas67
The R90S is a beautiful bike, but, like the...

The R90S is a beautiful bike, but, like the original K, I love airheads (currently own four of them), but, they are also extinct.
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,317
Posted By jas67
Disappearing passing zones

In the last few years many of the 2-lane road passing zones in my area have disappeared. Usually it is when the roads get repaved. When they paint the new lines, they're double yellow where...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-08-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 231,085
Posted By jas67
Yep, that is the weight of front forks + dual...

Yep, that is the weight of front forks + dual calipers from a 1978 BMW R100/7 (triples not included). I know this, because I just boxed up said parts to ship.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 66,601
Posted By jas67
I've got one bike with the horn and signals...

I've got one bike with the horn and signals "reversed" (2006 Moto Guzzi Breva 1100), most the others being "normal", except, of course, my BMW airheads, all of which are different, and different from...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 961,948
Posted By jas67
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,732,486
Posted By jas67
Those two bikes look great together!

Those two bikes look great together!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 961,948
Posted By jas67
It's worse on some bikes than others. It's...

It's worse on some bikes than others. It's real noticeable on my short-wheelbase R75/5, but not noticeable on my 2013 Moto Guzzi V7.

The short swing arm and heavy flywheel of the R75/5...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
I like it, but, we don't get it in the US. ...

I like it, but, we don't get it in the US.

We get the CB300F, CB500F, and CB1000R nakeds, but, not the CB650F.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
Honda's entry into that market segment is the...

Honda's entry into that market segment is the CBR650F. No, it isn't naked, or a twin, but, it is the close thing, performance-wise that they well to the FZ07, SV650, etc. Personally, I'd take...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
It's not a CB250, it is a VTR250 (VT = V-twin). ...

It's not a CB250, it is a VTR250 (VT = V-twin). The CB250 has a parallel twin The engine is a decedent of the faired VTR250 that was sold the in US between 88 & 90.

The naked VTR250 shown...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
Actually, it is Ducati that carved out the...

Actually, it is Ducati that carved out the "Naked" market segment. The SV ,both the 650 and the 1000, were both very good entries into that market segment.
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 135,502
Posted By jas67
Samsung 1156 and 1157 LEDs

Are the Samsung 1156 and 1157 available in red?
Putting a 5500K white LED behind a red lens is very inefficient, as most of the light produced will be filtered out. A very small percentage, if...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
When I took the MSF course, once of the Rider...

When I took the MSF course, once of the Rider Coaches, a grizzled old Harley rider, who rode an equally grizzled old Harley went off the course while demonstrating something, hit wet grass and went...
Forum: Photos 05-21-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 421,162
Posted By jas67
Interesting use of pallet racking to make a loft....

Interesting use of pallet racking to make a loft.
Do you use the lift to get big/heavy stuff up there?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-19-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
Starting in 2012, the V7 fuel tank is metal with...

Starting in 2012, the V7 fuel tank is metal with a 5.5 gallon (5.1 usable) capacity (vs. about 4.0 for the 2011 and earlier plastic tank). The revised motor start started with the 2013 (US) model...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-17-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,678
Views: 713,762
Posted By jas67
The S2R is the best looking Monster ever made!

The S2R is the best looking Monster ever made!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,678
Views: 713,762
Posted By jas67
I think they intend the Hyperstrada to fill that...

I think they intend the Hyperstrada to fill that niche.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2,678
Views: 713,762
Posted By jas67
http://wildguzzi.com/forum/Smileys/default/drool.g...

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/Smileys/default/drool.gif
OMG, GORGEOUS!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-16-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
Someday, I'll replace my 2001 VFR800 with one. ...

Someday, I'll replace my 2001 VFR800 with one. I've only got 19k miles on it. With the number of bikes I have, this one only gets about 3k/year so, it'll be a while.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 135,502
Posted By jas67
Is there an H9 Mesh Monster in the works?

Is there an H9 Mesh Monster in the works?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,401
Posted By jas67
I can't see why Kawsaki would build a 4-cylinder...

I can't see why Kawsaki would build a 4-cylinder replacement for the 300. A four cylinder 300cc motor would have just as many parts as, and cost damned near as much as a 600cc four cylinder. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,188,483
Posted By jas67
I want to see video of her starting the Ural.

I want to see video of her starting the Ural.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 49,163
Posted By jas67
I would guess that the fork is a CB350G or CB360...

I would guess that the fork is a CB350G or CB360 fork.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
A lot of guys I see on choppers are WAY in excess...

A lot of guys I see on choppers are WAY in excess of 225#. :lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,833,922
Posted By jas67
Ducati 750 Sport (bevel)

Today, I want something that I can't afford:
http://raresportbikesforsale.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/T2eC16dHJIkE9qU3lQhBRbsFDCGwg60_3.jpg

And while I'm at it, I'll take a matching 450 Desmo!...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 135,502
Posted By jas67
You have a canbus bike. It thinks the high beam...

You have a canbus bike. It thinks the high beam is not working, because it isn't sensing enough current to power it.

A better solution than adding resisters would be a pair of 10 Watt LED driving...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,064,019
Posted By jas67
http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz287/deswoodau...

http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz287/deswoodau/Motorbikes/Ducati750GT1974.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 46,355
Posted By jas67
If the headlight sealed beam is the same size as...

If the headlight sealed beam is the same size as my 250, which is a 4020, then it is 5 3/4" in diameter. That is a standard automotive size. Hella, Cibie and others make H4 reflector lamps that...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 46,355
Posted By jas67
Absolutely gorgeous bike, a job well done! ...

Absolutely gorgeous bike, a job well done! :clap

Tell me about that "fake battery."

I just acquired a 250 Monza that has the same sealed 6 volt battery. On my bike, it is stuffed in the...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,678
Views: 713,762
Posted By jas67
I learn something new every day --- thanks for...

I learn something new every day --- thanks for the info!
Forum: Road Warriors 04-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,678
Views: 713,762
Posted By jas67
Gorgeous. That motor kind of reminds me of the...

Gorgeous. That motor kind of reminds me of the MV Agusta air-cooled fours of the era.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-26-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,401
Posted By jas67
Maybe a 400cc grey market bike, or one of the few...

Maybe a 400cc grey market bike, or one of the few 400 I4's that were imported?

FZR400
VFR400R
CBR400RR
ZX400R
GSXR400
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By jas67
Nice pic -- pretty bike! :clap

Nice pic -- pretty bike!
:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,853
Posted By jas67
Status?

This thread seems to have died last year.

Have you made any more progress? We want more pictures! :deal
Forum: Road Warriors 04-25-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,852
Views: 1,064,019
Posted By jas67
:tb I would LOVE to hear that going down the...

:tb I would LOVE to hear that going down the track at full song! That's the RC166, 250cc 6-cylinder, no? I did the 4LS front brake and 2LS back brake too! That is definitely motorcycle...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 135,502
Posted By jas67
Damn! There goes my bank account! I'll be...

Damn! There goes my bank account! I'll be ordering these before too long for my Moto Guzzi Breva 1100, and Ducati Monster 796.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,073
Posted By jas67
Congrats on the purchase. I know that you'll...

Congrats on the purchase. I know that you'll enjoy it. If I hadn't just purchased my Monster 796 (my first NEW motorcycle), I'd already have money down on one of these. I'll be watching for...
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