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Forum: Airheads Today, 09:15 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 187,294
Posted By russbryant
^ Just AWESOME !!! Russ Tucson

^

Just AWESOME !!!


Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
I think he is the only one in MVO which is...

I think he is the only one in MVO which is Motorcycle Vintage Open class. He had a really good first day but had rear tire problems on day 2 and didn't finish. Day 3 seemed good and I think was the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 61,629
Posted By russbryant
Great ride...been following for a long while....

Great ride...been following for a long while. What Wolfman tank bag is that?

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,496
Posted By russbryant
I'm interested. :ear Russ Tucson

I'm interested. :ear

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,269
Posted By russbryant
So did the old decals come off easily with just...

So did the old decals come off easily with just the hair drier?

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By russbryant
This frame is from a bike salvage and has no...

This frame is from a bike salvage and has no title (was probably totaled out). It's probably not straight and is way, way overpriced.

Run away!!

At least give the VIN to your insurance agent...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By russbryant
It's always the battery!! :D Disconnect it...

It's always the battery!! :D
Disconnect it completely and connect with jumper cables to your car and start it up.

Buy another one.


Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
Good luck Jason !! That jacket is BADASS!!!!...

Good luck Jason !!

That jacket is BADASS!!!!

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,357
Posted By russbryant
at'em :evil Russ

at'em




:evil
Russ
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By russbryant
First order of business...you don't have a strut...

First order of business...you don't have a strut on your bike - it's a shock.

I have a low mileage Wilbers shock that came off my 1990 GSPD that I will sell for $300. It's set up for a 215 lb...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,606,017
Posted By russbryant
Steve, this is a picture thread so please give it...

Steve, this is a picture thread so please give it a rest.

Russ
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,606,017
Posted By russbryant
I've looked at this several times and must say,...

I've looked at this several times and must say, in my experience, I can't find any truth in it anywhere!! Maybe we need to define "knobbies"? I take it to mean any DOT approved knobbie ie TKC80 or...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,172
Posted By russbryant
I feel your pain!!! Pretty much the exact thing...

I feel your pain!!! Pretty much the exact thing happened to me on my 1990 GSPD back in Nov 2010. I didn't get to walk away unhurt though so count your blessings.

I went through the whole...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By russbryant
Sorry about that.. I missed the link in the...

Sorry about that.. I missed the link in the previous posts.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By russbryant
Should be able to get what you need here. ...

Should be able to get what you need here.

http://www.bmbikes.co.uk/chassispages/enginechassis1000P2.htm


Russ
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 63,729
Posted By russbryant
Since riding back and bringing the bikes back in...

Since riding back and bringing the bikes back in a truck or van take roughly the same amount of time, I don't see an easy answer for you. Are you sure you're not looking for a more comfortable way to...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
Great result Jason WOOT WOOT !!!!!! Russ ...

Great result Jason WOOT WOOT !!!!!!


Russ
Tucson
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
Sorry to hear this Flashman :cry. Sounds like you...

Sorry to hear this Flashman :cry. Sounds like you are on the mend. Took me a couple of years to get healed up from my crash.

Russ
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
Hang in there, once you get over the hump the...

Hang in there, once you get over the hump the goodtimes will return for you. :freaky


Russ
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
Woot, woot, I'm stoked for you Jason...

Woot, woot,

I'm stoked for you Jason :clap:clap

Very inspirational indeed.

That thing will be running like a fine tuned watch before you're done. Can't wait to get back to my bike (and some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
Hi Brian long time no post. Hope all is well....

Hi Brian long time no post. Hope all is well. Doing any riding?

Now that I think about it, they never go where you think they will so it may not be malicious advice after all!! :deal

Russ
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
Hey Jason, refresh my memory...that's a pretty...

Hey Jason, refresh my memory...that's a pretty much stock 78 motor right? With 70hp? Do you know what cam came in them? I'm thinking I need a 336 cam for my GS. I have 40mm carbs and euro big valves...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
The best Cholla cactus removal tool is a comb....

The best Cholla cactus removal tool is a comb. Slide the teeth under the piece lodged in your body and flick it at your riding buddy.

Russ
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
Can't make it :cry In Virginia waiting for...

Can't make it :cry

In Virginia waiting for the storm to pass thru before driving back to Tucson.

Russ
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 699,196
Posted By russbryant
+1 on all Stage's questions. I need to do the...

+1 on all Stage's questions. I need to do the same type of mods on my 89 R100gs in order to bring the rear up to par with the front end which has one of HPMGuy's triples with a Marzocchi front end...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By russbryant
What ever you decide to do is fine but make sure...

What ever you decide to do is fine but make sure you hold on to the original engine. You may want to have it original someday.

Russ
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
Throw the bike in the truck and bring it down to...

Throw the bike in the truck and bring it down to Anton's. We're about 40 miles away visiting my sister in law. I could come over and maybe actually learn something :freaky

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 93,539
Posted By russbryant
I agree with Jenna, give it a try. I was just...

I agree with Jenna, give it a try. I was just watching the Airhead Valve Adjustment video on this page a few days ago:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMqo5VIG0mVvy0aFTm_fkxqUveS0BtwKc
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15,877
Views: 1,367,601
Posted By russbryant
I would say to give Frank at ZMW a call. He's a...

I would say to give Frank at ZMW a call. He's a great guy and will treat you right.

I had a good experience with Supernova on Speedway with my wife's 500 Vulcan too.

Russ
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-02-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,366
Posted By russbryant
Very nice M-Dawg!! I'm looking forward to...

Very nice M-Dawg!! I'm looking forward to getting back to Az. :D

Russ
Tucson
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By russbryant
I just did a quick search and there are quite a...

I just did a quick search and there are quite a few trials tires in 17" sizes. Don't know how they will hold up on a BMW but they are DOT rated.

Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By russbryant
Not to derail the thread too much but do most...

Not to derail the thread too much but do most trials tires come in a 17" size since that's what the GS has?

Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
Could be, but I bet they are making up any...

Could be, but I bet they are making up any uncertainty with the price per pound they give you. It would be really expensive to maintain those large scales to a calibrated standard. Next time you go,...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
Yahbut, close is probably +/- 100 pounds when...

Yahbut, close is probably +/- 100 pounds when weighing 10000 lbs of truck and scrap :D

Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
I've been thinking about how to check my digital...

I've been thinking about how to check my digital scale for accuracy and may have come up with a scheme that will work and not cost a bunch of money. It turns out that a nickel (US 5 cent coin) weighs...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
Just cracked open the first beer. I assume you...

Just cracked open the first beer. I assume you have a head start on us?? :rofl

Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
I also have a stock GS front wheel with rotor but...

I also have a stock GS front wheel with rotor but no tire I can weigh when I get back home. Still about 3 weeks away. Have a stock rear with tire as well. I have a new unmounted TKC80 front tire too....
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
Hey Jason...maybe you can enclose your frame and...

Hey Jason...maybe you can enclose your frame and fill it and the tires with Helium for the next race. :D


Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
Under what conditions? I would assume wet, since...

Under what conditions? I would assume wet, since that's pretty close to the spec wet weight?

Russ
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,313
Posted By russbryant
The owners manual lists the dry weight at 167 kg....

The owners manual lists the dry weight at 167 kg. I would venture a guess that BMW is pretty reliable as far as the specs are concerned. Anybody know differently?
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