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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,758
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

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Forum: Airheads 07-03-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,864
Posted By Ras Thurlo
your better off getting Rizoma risers I have...

your better off getting Rizoma risers

I have them on the Prutser triples and it all works well together
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,947
Posted By Ras Thurlo
TAG airhead in the Negev desert ...

TAG airhead in the Negev desert


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/negev_zpshvvk2i0g.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/negev_zpshvvk2i0g.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,864
Posted By Ras Thurlo
thanks for the compliments guys rear shock...

thanks for the compliments guys

rear shock is a Hyperpro onto an extended monolever.

The suspension on this bike is supaplush, i've said it here before - in the dirt its like riding a magic...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,864
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Prutser Triples with plenty of steering lock ...

Prutser Triples with plenty of steering lock




thx
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,864
Posted By Ras Thurlo
less than 3 years on mine, but also smitten ...

less than 3 years on mine, but also smitten

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/seat_zpsrn0ocd2k.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/seat_zpsrn0ocd2k.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,732,486
Posted By Ras Thurlo
sure beats an office cubicle ...

sure beats an office cubicle

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/san%20gym_zpszulawlg1.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/san%20gym_zpszulawlg1.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,947
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Vintage Porn

Libya '92

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/libya%2092_zpsxl7dsdda.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/libya%2092_zpsxl7dsdda.jpg.html)

Algeria late 80s...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,087
Posted By Ras Thurlo
ride report

how are you digging the bike so far?
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,758
Posted By Ras Thurlo
have not had any scraping issues on my extended...

have not had any scraping issues on my extended monolever bike. My typical terrain does not mean I get to do peg scraping corners (or maybe I ride like a sissy). I used to scrape my heels going over...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,758
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what are the dimensions of those Fastways? it...

what are the dimensions of those Fastways? it looks like you have got plenty of real estate there.

these are my SWT pegs, which are down and back compared to stock. Then Prutser lowered them even...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,592
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:ear

:ear
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,592
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I have to believe that a lot of the stability of...

I have to believe that a lot of the stability of the extended monolever in dirt comes from the long wheelbase, so interesting to see how much you perceive with the offset variance.

the lack of...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 716,116
Posted By Ras Thurlo
started life as an '89 100GS ...

started life as an '89 100GS


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/air%20afrique%20scrambler_zpsvuuyysyq.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,997
Posted By Ras Thurlo
any of you guys tried this mod? how long...

any of you guys tried this mod?

how long does the installation take?
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,997
Posted By Ras Thurlo
bump +1 can the acerbis 5.3 gallon...

bump

+1

can the acerbis 5.3 gallon tank for the DR be made to fit onto a DRZ??

The DRZ 28l Safari tank looks sweet but is v.expensive
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,408
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,758
Posted By Ras Thurlo
but money well spent - as its a game changer to...

but money well spent - as its a game changer to have good pegs
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,732,486
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 195,382
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently between Tamanrasset and Djanet ...

apparently between Tamanrasset and Djanet

not me, but I really dig those '80s desert trips

unfortunately not places you want to go now
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 195,382
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Southern Algeria 1988 pre GPS ...

Southern Algeria 1988

pre GPS

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/tamanrasset_zpsgexofz9u.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/tamanrasset_zpsgexofz9u.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 716,116
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently an old-skool conversion of an RS that...

apparently an old-skool conversion of an RS that was raced back in the day by Bruno Birbes in the Dakar

spotted yesterday at the Eroica Rally
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 716,116
Posted By Ras Thurlo
there is something really great about this bike,...

there is something really great about this bike, I would have kept it
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 716,116
Posted By Ras Thurlo
bump ...

bump


http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt18/mribers/Airhead_offroad7.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/mribers/media/Airhead_offroad7.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,087
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i'm a big fan of the +5% top gear if you...

i'm a big fan of the +5% top gear

if you engine has plenty of torque cruising is a bunch more relaxed

not such a fan of the -5% first gear as it leaves a gap between 1st and 2nd
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 195,382
Posted By Ras Thurlo
100GS with DRZ forks + Hyperpro shock and...

100GS with DRZ forks + Hyperpro shock and Moorespeed pistons

a true scrambler :wink:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_1534_zpsvofyhuf4.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,732,486
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Cool2 Dam Scrambler

came across this Amsterdam scrambler


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/Dam%20Copy.1_zpstvh23omn.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,074
Posted By Ras Thurlo
sweet bike + landscape wanna ride an airhead...

sweet bike + landscape

wanna ride an airhead on SA+Namibian dirt when I grow up
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Initially ran these pistons with stock 100GS...

Initially ran these pistons with stock 100GS heads. They ran great out of the box performance wise, but did get a bit of pinging (didn't do anything to try and sort this out as it was not that bad). ...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I have these Moorespeed pistons on single plugs...

I have these Moorespeed pistons on single plugs w/o issues, but treat them better than 89 octanes
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ras Thurlo
heads been worked? photo?

heads been worked?

photo?
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,038
Posted By Ras Thurlo
does anyone know the story behind this bike? ...

does anyone know the story behind this bike?

It may be a 1983 pre-dakar bike, to be superseded by the "Le Point" version with round headlight, but not sure
...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 195,382
Posted By Ras Thurlo
http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo...

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,565
Posted By Ras Thurlo
are these the same colour? the first colour...

are these the same colour?

the first colour looks darker

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/alaska%20blue%202_zpssyax9ddl.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,565
Posted By Ras Thurlo
old blue tank

does anyone know the colour name of this old blue?

apologies for link could not figure how to attach photo:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,991
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the front does look deflated. I would have...

the front does look deflated.

I would have thought that with WP50s you should be able to get c. 285mm of front travel

0.56 springs may be too soft. My WP50s has Hyperpro progressive springs...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,991
Posted By Ras Thurlo
do you know how much rear suspension travel your...

do you know how much rear suspension travel your have dialled in to this shock?

I have my TAG mono lever set-up for reasonable max travel (c.260+mm) and the angle of the swing arm is much steeper....
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,732,486
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 195,382
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Syf

deadhead GS

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,350
Posted By Ras Thurlo
2014 Sardegna Legend Rally makes me want to...

2014 Sardegna Legend Rally

makes me want to go to the 2015 edition :evil

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/sardegna%20legends%20rally_zpsb0wpouoa.jpeg...
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