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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11,311
Views: 1,017,709
Posted By lake_harley
Ha Ha....I'm fully aware of the color/performance...

Ha Ha....I'm fully aware of the color/performance relationship! My "research" has always given an edge to black bikes. I don't pick'em intentionally, but I've ended up with my share of black bikes. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11,311
Views: 1,017,709
Posted By lake_harley
ozarkrider.....I must say your response confused...

ozarkrider.....I must say your response confused me a bit......%O ??

AJay112....Thanks for the reply. That's really leaning me toward the later model unit.

Now...it would really help if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11,311
Views: 1,017,709
Posted By lake_harley
The answer to my question(s) is probably buried...

The answer to my question(s) is probably buried in this long KLR650 thread....somewhere, but wouldn't know what search words to begin with.

I'm hoping to go look at maybe two different KLR650s in...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,248
Posted By lake_harley
OK....Fast forward about 1 1/2 years from my last...

OK....Fast forward about 1 1/2 years from my last post. The Sportster has been sitting there leaking oil all this time. I'm currently down to the Sportster, my '83 Gold Wing (which my wife would be...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 44,581
Posted By lake_harley
Selling My FZ6

I bought my FZ6 to hopefully do some solo touring, but that just never seems to happen. It's a shame to have it just sit in the garage most of the time, so I've decided to sell it. If anyone is...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By lake_harley
I have a 75/6 that was a project bike when I...

I have a 75/6 that was a project bike when I bought it...still is I guess. Didn't want to spend a lot on tires to do shake down riding, so bought a pair of Duro tires. Less than $100 for the pair as...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,916
Posted By lake_harley
I had wondered about the Duro tires as well, and...

I had wondered about the Duro tires as well, and rufusswan replied then too. I just wanted something inexpensive to get some miles on my project R75/6 once I had it running reasonably well. The...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,368
Posted By lake_harley
I also posted this to the "solo seat" thread in...

I also posted this to the "solo seat" thread in the airhead forum, but thought I'd also add it to my on-going /6 ownership and personalization thread.

Here's the finished version of my solo seat...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,900
Posted By lake_harley
Thought I'd offer up my version of a solo seat....

Thought I'd offer up my version of a solo seat. I'll blame Brun for the inspiration to build mine, although I still think his looks better. I'm generally pleased with the look but not quite 100%.. It...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,225
Posted By lake_harley
As far as the benefit of weight savings (on...

As far as the benefit of weight savings (on un-sprung weight), in circle track car racing it is often stated that for every pound of un-sprung weight you save, the car would react as being 10 pounds...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 324,807
Posted By lake_harley
Thanks! Lynn

Thanks!

Lynn
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 324,807
Posted By lake_harley
Thanks. Did he say what effect it has, problems...

Thanks. Did he say what effect it has, problems it causes, or maybe that it just doesn't make things work? I would have sent a PM to ask, but I'm probably not the only one who would beneifit from...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 324,807
Posted By lake_harley
Vetter Windjammer SS fairing with Cycle Sound...

Vetter Windjammer SS fairing with Cycle Sound AM/FM/CB unit. The fairing came with my R75/6 when I bought it. More pictures can be seen here;...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,644
Posted By lake_harley
Well, this seems to be the thread that's bringing...

Well, this seems to be the thread that's bringing out all of the "old farts", so let me in the circle too. I turned 60 in September, but my wife says I'm a sexy 60 year old, but that's probably more...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,368
Posted By lake_harley
Just a couple photos of the bare solo seat pan I...

Just a couple photos of the bare solo seat pan I built. You can't really see it in the photos, but the rear of the seat has a "flare" to help give the seat some shape. Took it to the upholster today....
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,368
Posted By lake_harley
Well alrighty then....I'll just ride it and fix...

Well alrighty then....I'll just ride it and fix it if it breaks.....after syncing the carbs again:D Oddly enough, the left side of mine seems to be the noisier side too.

I did build a solo seat...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,368
Posted By lake_harley
I've been busy with a number of things lately and...

I've been busy with a number of things lately and haven't ridden the /6 for a while. I did take some time, a couple weeks ago, to dig into my non-functioning oil pressure light. I had replaced the...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By lake_harley
Just a minute....Oh I see you're in MI....I'm far...

Just a minute....Oh I see you're in MI....I'm far enough away in MO. Give it a shot and get back to us if you can. Just kidding:lol3

Lynn
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By lake_harley
My guess is that it's a combination of several...

My guess is that it's a combination of several bikes. The headlight appears to be just like the one on my '75 R75/6, including the ignition switch on the side, but what kind of speedometer is that?...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By lake_harley
I'm not really part of the search discussion, but...

I'm not really part of the search discussion, but this /6 has a drum front brake. I'm confused.

Lynn
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By lake_harley
Hybrid conversion?

Hybrid conversion?
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By lake_harley
If oil has a sort of "seal" on the front that...

If oil has a sort of "seal" on the front that said something about being fuel saving, DON'T use that oil with flat tappets. Read quite an article about it a few years ago from a performance parts...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,074
Posted By lake_harley
Well written! Makes me want a 'Busa:lol3 ...

Well written! Makes me want a 'Busa:lol3

Lynn
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By lake_harley
Sink_or_swim ..... for your cafe racer building...

Sink_or_swim ..... for your cafe racer building inspiration take a look at this thread. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=252051 As of now, there are 379 pages for your cafe buildin'...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,852
Posted By lake_harley
disston....Is that the Vista Cruise....or...

disston....Is that the Vista Cruise....or something like that? Thumb lever that pulls a band tight to hold the throttle. My old Gold Wing has one of those and it is a welcome relief to the right hand...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By lake_harley
Welcome to ADVrider! I too have a couple 1981...

Welcome to ADVrider! I too have a couple 1981 GS450's, one is a "T" and the other an "E". Both are project bikes at this point, so I have no "do this, don't do this" advice. I'll suggest you check...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,302
Posted By lake_harley
I didn't check the date to see how old the post...

I didn't check the date to see how old the post is where I saw this picture, but it might have helped me repair the non-functioning odometer on my /6. I've only turned the input by hand, but it did...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-05-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By lake_harley
A little farther North maybe (OK Northwest...

A little farther North maybe (OK Northwest probably), but you might check out Cape Girardeau MO while you're in the area too. Population ~30,000-35,000. GREAT riding roads all around the area,...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 324,807
Posted By lake_harley
WTB Krauser Bag & Solo Seat - /6

I'm still hoping to find a right side, white Krauser side case for my /6. The left side case I have is far from perfect, so a somewhat homely (read that; cheap) right side bag would be just right....
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,926
Posted By lake_harley
I don't know all the differences between years,...

I don't know all the differences between years, but my guess is '83 GL1100. That was the first year for the cast wheels. '84 were the 1200's, but I don't think it's a 1200.

Lynn
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,926
Posted By lake_harley
I agree, the thread, like many, drifted off the...

I agree, the thread, like many, drifted off the question asked. Maybe my comment will drift toward that "nostalgia vs. modernism" again. but I would offer that just because something can be done for...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By lake_harley
I guess I'd better just stay back and keep...

I guess I'd better just stay back and keep learning myself rather than "helping" just yet.:ear

Lynn
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,926
Posted By lake_harley
I'd have to agree. I have a '83 GL1100. Quite...

I'd have to agree. I have a '83 GL1100. Quite often I consider buying a "newer, faster, nicer" touring bike, but my wife is perfectly comfy on the back of the GL1100 and I enjoy riding it. It'll go...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By lake_harley
Sheesh....tough crowd! I guess my airhead...

Sheesh....tough crowd! I guess my airhead noob-ness just showed. Scratch flushing the fluid. Maybe lube the cable?:lol3

Lynn
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By lake_harley
LanceR75.....Your list is very similar to what I...

LanceR75.....Your list is very similar to what I did to my R75/6 before starting it, but it had (supposedly) only been sitting for a few years. In addition to what you listed, I drained and refreshed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By lake_harley
One last follow up....It's a good thing I didn't...

One last follow up....It's a good thing I didn't ride out on the 'Wing. With my basically non-flexible departure day of last Friday, I would have been in a mess. I left the Denver area Friday via...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By lake_harley
Well, I drove out in the Tahoe today and at least...

Well, I drove out in the Tahoe today and at least the forecast hasn't improved to make me regret not riding the 'Wing. Still calling for precip and pretty cold weather for late this week when I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By lake_harley
That's the flexibility I unfortunately don't...

That's the flexibility I unfortunately don't have. The cage (Tahoe) is already loaded as a mobile truck repair unit to get the aforementioned Ford F-250 running again..... hopefully. If someone is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By lake_harley
Thanks, everyone for the comments. I've decided...

Thanks, everyone for the comments. I've decided to drive the Tahoe:cry. Weather forecast is getting just to sketchy and I do have somewhat of a schedule to keep on the return trip at the end of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By lake_harley
Albuquerque sound great, 'cept I need to go to...

Albuquerque sound great, 'cept I need to go to Nebraska (NE) not New Mexico (NM) when I leave Colorado (CO).:D Thanks though!

Lynn
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