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Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 26,962
Posted By hfbmw
high mileage road warriors

I try to find BMW K bikes with low miles and then run them over 100,000 miles. The BMW I have now has 128,000 +. 18 year old K bike. Plan on riding it until I see a good deal on craigslist or going...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,765
Posted By hfbmw
electrified vest

Back in the late 80's I sent for info on making my own vest. The fellow also told me how to adjust the regulator on a BMW R65... due to the wattage that the alternator on that machine. So I tweaked...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,820
Posted By hfbmw
heated grips

just returned from a cycle trip out to Seattle. Heated grips was on most of the 3400 miles! :clapWhat I have done is added another fuse block and wired that directly to the battery. I also have...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,768
Posted By hfbmw
long way

ITs not the destination... eh? :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-08-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,365
Posted By hfbmw
minnesota anybody

Hwy 23 from sandstone to Duluth... stop of course at rider wearhouse for a few minutes, then head north along the big Lake of Superior.. either the scenic or the 4 lane... Knife River and smoked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By hfbmw
tire wear

Given that most sport bikes have the radial tire and that 4000 miles is about what you can expect, eh?
I decided to change back to the bias tire. Also i replaced the V rated tires with H tires....
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By hfbmw
85 bmw K bike

I purchased one with 72,000 miles on it back in march. $1500. Thought about keeping it but there is a friend that needed it more than me!
Always going to have mechanical needs on any bike. Figure...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By hfbmw
spline lube

I have used anti- sieze paste, however the trick is to burn off the excess oil in the paste and make it err more of a paste.
I have used moly 60 also. And finally purchased the official bmw grease.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By hfbmw
k1100RS mods

Lots of attention to your steed! How many months did it take? Or maybe I read your post too fast, eh?

I have a 95 k1100rs. Some mods... i have a icom 706mkii radio. The main section of the radio...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,518
Posted By hfbmw
anytime ride

Howdy!
Not only a good jacket but electric heat is needed for those rides. I have made an electric vest from 120 feet of #27multi-strand wire.
Sew it into a vest or jacket. Hopefully a loose...
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