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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17,304
Views: 5,129,039
Posted By Sparke
Aluminum Radiators Transalps???

Has anyone used Aluminum Racing Radiators (water cooling) as advertised on Ebay coming from China? What brand did you get? Were they OK?
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Nx250 running lean at cruising speeds

I have generally well maintained bike with low mileage. At 50 mph and more in 5th and 6th feeling a miss ... chocking a little makes it go away.

So I assume it is running lean.

What should I...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 564,641
Posted By Sparke
WTB-RUSSELL or MEYER Solo Seat for SLASH 2

I would like to find a Meyer or Russell Day Long solo saddle in good or repairable condition so that I can ride more hours at a time on my R69S.
Forum: Europe 02-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,847
Posted By Sparke
More suggestions

I too highly suggest Maniva, it was a highlight of my 2011 5 week tour. Mangart was also excellent.

The permit to ride Tremolzo and Nota is available free of charge if you are staying in a local...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,407
Posted By Sparke
MY Worst Find

Yes I bought it!

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv65.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 200,043
Posted By Sparke
Badges on Hoske on/2

My tank was striped to bare medal, there were no hoes on my Hoske so I adhesived the badges on then cute screw heads and glued them in place. You should have seen the tank raw, it was constructed of...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 200,043
Posted By Sparke
My R69S

I can't believe it. I have never seen this thread until now! Here is my /2 a 1966 R69S. I am currently trying to complete a deal on a R27. I have had at least 7 or 8 /2 era machines through the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Raising bar height

Stock bars rise about 2 3/4" (70mm)... The bars I want to put on rise 4 1/2" (115mm) and are 2 " wider...So I am pretty sure not everything "stock" will reach.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Engine pertection from Russia

If these bar are a for sure bolt right up to the older NX250's I would be ready to be in on a "Group Buy" Anyone else interested in looking into it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Raising Handlebar Height ???

I want to put on wider higher and rise handle bars so I am not so bent over when standing on the foot pegs. I have found the thread info about using Kawasaki GT550 clutch cable for the extra length....
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 564,641
Posted By Sparke
R26 for sale

BMWhttp://www.dennissimon.con/images/r26fs.jpg R26 1960 (titled 1961) Matching numbers. 9600 miles on the odometer, but who knows? Speedo part is working. In a survivor sort of condition. Starts...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Renthal bars

How much to you think the height of the grips went up? How tall are you? I am wondering if this improvement is high enough for me? ..I am 5'10"
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Rear tire swap info needed

I have been backtracking through this thread but can not find the accurate info on what 17 inch wheel swaps correctly. Please inform me , thanks
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,170
Posted By Sparke
Bye Bye EML

Shipped the rig away to the new owner today. Best of luck...put lots of miles on her.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,576
Views: 1,138,299
Posted By Sparke
Recently aquired NX250

I just picked up a NX250 with only 2000 miles on it. I am wondering if anyone has as experience raising the handle bar height 1.5 or 2 inches, and if you can get away without replacing throttle and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 43,694
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140 available

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/lifan1.jpg

This is the engine kit I have available. in the original box 54 lbs. 20x12x14 inches my zip code is 21152 you figure out the shipping to your address. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 43,694
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140

I have a Lifan 140 that I bought about a year and a half ago new in a box unused. I was going to put it in a CT90 but then bought a NX250 instead. I would take $275 plus freight for it. anyone...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,544
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140

I have a Lifan 140 that I bought about a year and a half ago new in a box unused. I was going to put it in a CT90 but then bought a NX250 instead. I would take $275 plus freight for it. anyone...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,170
Posted By Sparke
Up for sale

I have not put the rig to good use for quite a while and I have decided to offer it for sale. It was a very hard decision to make, but someone else should enjoy it. Its on Ebay now.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 649,467
Posted By Sparke
EML/ Goldwing on Ebay

I have listed my EML / Goldwing rig on Ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/GOLDWING-WITH-EML-SIDECAR-1977-1983-/111080772673?_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&forcev4exp=true
...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 649,467
Posted By Sparke
For Sale Goldwing /EML Combination

http://www.dennissimon.com/image/adv203.jpghttp://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv203.jpg
<style>*<!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Times New Roman"; panose-1:0 2 2 6 3 5 4...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Sparke
Alps rentals

I would be interested.

I have done 10 tours in the Alps in the last 13 years. I have gone with an American based tour company except for the last trip in 2011, when I travels without any...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 719,072
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

here is the movie, it lasts 45 minutes... the last half is un- belivable


<iframe src="http://www.provincia.bz.it/cultura/vige/embed.asp?v=266%2Eflv" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,687
Views: 719,072
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

This is a fantastic Video...Has anyone ever posted this movie shot in 1926 in the Dolomites for the Italian tourism promotion department.


...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 649,467
Posted By Sparke
Russell seat BMW R100 RT 1981

I am putting this seat on Ebay tonight for a friend.

Russell Day Long Saddle Only 18 months old. Used for less than 1500 mile ride time.
Removed from 1981 BMW R100 RT. In perfect original...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By Sparke
Russell Seat BMW R100RT 1981

I am putting this seat on Ebay tonight for a friend.

Russell Day Long Saddle Only 18 months old. Used for less than 1500 mile ride time.
Removed from 1981 BMW R100 RT. In perfect original...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,408
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

Has anyone listed this anywhere on ADV?
http://www.provincia.bz.it/cultura/service/videoteca.asp?vige1727_search_title=In+motocicletta+sulle+dolomiti#
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,557
Posted By Sparke
I am looking for Krauser Keys

I thought I should restart this thread two year later.

I am in need of the same two Krauser keys
S150 and S324
Have any new suppliers shown up?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 236,985
Posted By Sparke
Passo Maniva in Northern Italy...very...

Passo Maniva in Northern Italy...very underrated... I wish I had better photos. Ride it, you will not be disappointed.http://dennissimon@centuryofspeed.com/images/adv344.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Sparke
Scootering the way it used to be

Here are a couple of YouTubes you might like...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlyl3HWiz2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoH0Nj0oxu0&feature=related
Forum: EMEA 10-30-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,375
Posted By Sparke
Corsica Motorcycle rental info wanted

I am planning 2 week Corsica tour..has anyone had any experience finding any motorcycle rentals on Corsica.
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML top

I just found a photo on this tread that shows the type of frame that supports the top.

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv340.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML top

Fits like this....http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv339.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML top

No....Its the Fold-able Top not the windshield.
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML Convertible Top

Anyone need a new old stock EML Tour black vinyl
convertible top ( no frame, just the top with windows ) that would fit a sidecar like pictured here for $40. I stopped by Bob's BMW today,because...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
Attention Moderator

Please fix the spelling of the word "running" in the thread title...thanks
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
Sidecar ID

I think what you have there is Squire Sidecar... The leading link front end looks like EML to me....
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
Sidecar tires

I have never seen a EML sidecar with a 10" wheel....some Watsonian's had 10 " wheels...
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML Tire info

Maybe this info will help with your tire searches...
125 x 15 is a size tire used on old Citroen 2CV
125 x 12 is a tire used on the old Fiat 300 and 500

I use a screw action scissors jack under...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,847
Posted By Sparke
EML part needed

I am in need of a lens like this for my sidecar.... anything out there????

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv337.jpg
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