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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By c1skout
I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far! ...

I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991734
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,110
Posted By c1skout
I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In...

I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In normal use I run between 3-4,000 rpm, but I regularly spin it right up to redline. If I wanted to cruise at 5,000 rpm I'd be in 2nd gear most of the time...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By c1skout
I've got about 50 miles on it so far since...

I've got about 50 miles on it so far since putting it back together and (fingers crossed) no clicks yet!
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,463
Posted By c1skout
[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four...

[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four months of nice riding weather, three months when it doesn't snow, two months without below-freezing temps, and one month of almost-perfect riding weather....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By c1skout
You guys talked me into trying just the washer...

You guys talked me into trying just the washer trick, so I put it all back together tonight. If the weather holds I'll try it out tomorrow and see if that helped.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By c1skout
UPDATE I tore it all apart tonight. I...

UPDATE

I tore it all apart tonight. I held the swingarm upright in my vise and used some flat plate and 4 bolts through the final drive mount flange to compress the cush-spring. There is no...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By c1skout
I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the...

I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the exhaust apart at an oil change. Would I be able to feel play in the Cush drive by hand with the final drive removed? Is it serviceable with regular...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By c1skout
That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice...

That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice then have someone run it over is terrible. I hope you weren't on it. Good luck with the adjuster!
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By c1skout
"click" from footpegs

1980 R100rt

I've run this bike almost 40,000 miles, so it's not new to me, but in the last month or so I've noticed an occasional "click" through the footpegs. It feels almost like someone...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By c1skout
Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?

Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,455
Posted By c1skout
This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I...

This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I needed that!
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,620
Posted By c1skout
maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the...

maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the speedo and they no longer match.
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,903
Posted By c1skout
My 1980 RT has the factory buzzer. Works well! If...

My 1980 RT has the factory buzzer. Works well! If it ever quits I'll be looking for another to replace it.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By c1skout
Disston, My Bosch coils were the replacement...

Disston,
My Bosch coils were the replacement for the "blue" coil that they supposedly no longer make for 6v systems. I do have a (12v) blue coil on my Enfield.
I simply switched the brass blade...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By c1skout
Glad you made it okay! I've had 2 rear...

Glad you made it okay!

I've had 2 rear flats. The first was years back, I was at a red light and when it turned green I started to pull out and immediately noticed something was amiss, so I...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By c1skout
I didn't know they changed the coil mount point...

I didn't know they changed the coil mount point for the single shock bikes, but I noticed those coils were mounted farther forward than where mine are.

Here is what I got from my local auto...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 20,048
Posted By c1skout
I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy...

I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy coated pistons! Looking good so far.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By c1skout
Well I tore it off this morning and there is a...

Well I tore it off this morning and there is a crack!

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/104_5080_zps43940d20.jpg

tough to see in the pic, it's right where the...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By c1skout
Are the newer Bosch coils garbage?

1980 R100RT
About 2 years ago I was having an occasional stumble that eventually turned into 1 bad coil. The originals being 30 some years and over 100,000 miles old I didn't feel to bad about...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,567
Posted By c1skout
Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box...

Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box of goodies?

That Rt looks the same as mine, except I have the square airbox, and my paint isn't as good, and mine's filthy from commuting, and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,073
Posted By c1skout
Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it,...

Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it, suit up and adjust your speed in the rain. I did a 6 day trip in June and hit rain every day but 1. I commute all summer on my bikes so I'm pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Waking up after only 4 hours of sleep wasn't as...

Waking up after only 4 hours of sleep wasn't as bad as it might have been. I've felt worse. We hadn't bothered to unpack anything when we got here, so we got moving pretty quickly. We went up the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
West Virginia taught me something. Where there...

West Virginia taught me something. Where there are no lights at night there are no bugs! Our route ran mostly through the Monongehala National forest so there are not many houses or businesses, so no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,300
Posted By c1skout
I put my thin gloves underneath my lunchbox one...

I put my thin gloves underneath my lunchbox one cold morning while wearing my heavy gloves. A few miles from work I noticed a co-worker coming up behind me, so for fun I kept him there. When I pulled...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Our BRP planning session had me looking to run...

Our BRP planning session had me looking to run US221 up to Blowing Rock, then us321 to get into Tennessee, but a wrong turn near Linville put us onto NC194 and some spectacular scenery with nice...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
We wake up early and have our continental style...

We wake up early and have our continental style breakfast. Tomorrow we need to be back to work, so our ambitious plan is to make it home tonight.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
The rain had tapered off so we left the church...

The rain had tapered off so we left the church and continued on our way. I saw a shopping plaza ahead and turned in to the lot. D wasn't with us. Jack said that he had pulled out when we did, then he...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
As we headed south I noticed a billboard for...

As we headed south I noticed a billboard for Big-uns' Barbeque. Now we're heading back north and it's near enough to lunchtime, so I pull into the lot.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
My first ever Alabama morning. Looks like rain. ...

My first ever Alabama morning. Looks like rain.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/IMG_3716_zpsd9a77178.jpg

I should mention that I had made no route plans for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4972_zps1d1f19f6.jpg

My Enfield is broken. Sort-of. Along with the blown fork seal, dancing tachometer and carb popping off...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
We made it into Birmingham's suburbs without...

We made it into Birmingham's suburbs without issue, then the route we were on turned into a truck route, crossed over some railroad tracks, and ended abruptly. There was a grocery store handy so we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Day 4 begins with a lovely continental breakfast....

Day 4 begins with a lovely continental breakfast.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4924_zps03953d0d.jpg

Just kidding. I had a bagel and took the apple to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
We stopped on the North Carolina side to fuel up...

We stopped on the North Carolina side to fuel up and mill about. I talked to a younger guy who had traveled from Oregon. He said he was heading north for a while then working his way to Sturgis for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Traveling south from Knoxville US129 eventually...

Traveling south from Knoxville US129 eventually splits off by itself and this is when you know it's going to get better.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By c1skout
I'm just over 6' and should wear a medium...

I'm just over 6' and should wear a medium also.... but have the same issues you do with sleeve length. I was trying on some Tourmaster gear at a local shop recently and was pleasantly surprised at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Thanks Beezer Josh. My RE is a 2000 Bullet 500.

Thanks Beezer Josh. My RE is a 2000 Bullet 500.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Day three begins with more clouds. I snapped a...

Day three begins with more clouds. I snapped a few shots of our campsite and the lake just after crawling from the tent.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
We ran back into rain just north of the Virginia...

We ran back into rain just north of the Virginia line. My bike started sputtering again once the rain got heavy, then it finally shut off completely and I coasted off the road into a parking lot....
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
Next morning we were up at 6, had the bikes...

Next morning we were up at 6, had the bikes packed and were on the road by 7.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4858_zps98d2f927.jpg

Down highway 28 we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By c1skout
We had traveled maybe 25 miles from home when the...

We had traveled maybe 25 miles from home when the leaden clouds decided to begin to lighten their load. It started out light but got progressively heavier. Pulling a slight grade my bike started to...
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