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Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,574
Posted By Mendodave
Cool!

looks like the exhaust nut from an Airhead on there, nice idea
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,574
Posted By Mendodave
Thanks!

I had the USA bars on my G/S in the '80s, they were quite comfortable and the existing cables worked.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Mendodave
I'm in Nor Cal

but my R80G/S is not anything near stock.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,272
Posted By Mendodave
I have one for an R80G/S

I ended up finding forks with them already installed, so these are brand new.
make offer?

Mendo
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 240,797
Posted By Mendodave
Super easy install in a /7 BMW bucket

My G/S has /7 instruments and light, I hate that puny little G/S candle!

http://mendodave.mcn.org/photos/light.jpg

My LED bulb didn't have the right base on it, so I took the one off, and...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,695
Posted By Mendodave
I'll take a 90

thanks!

Mendodave
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 44,606
Posted By Mendodave
I'd go for one if I can get in on this

Good work, Nancy!

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Mendodave
Haynes. Clymer is junk in my mind. Welcome...

Haynes. Clymer is junk in my mind.

Welcome to the Airheads, buddy

Mendo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,479
Posted By Mendodave
Posted this over in Old School

I can go look if any one is interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992735

PS: I asked, no papers.

Mendo
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By Mendodave
Total rat K75

This is on the local Craigslist, down to $200.

I have some pisspoor cell phone photos they sent me.

here's the ad content:
1990 BMW 750 or some thing . IT DOES NOT RUN . A FEW WIRES & know it...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Mendodave
those are for foxtails, you stuff that long bit...

those are for foxtails, you stuff that long bit up the path the foxtail bored out. those are very handy if you have a dog....
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Mendodave
yes I did

I am pretty paranoid about those two, so I triple check them every time I change the filter.

bike runs great.

glad that didn't happen at 90mph out near Barstow...

whew
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Mendodave
Uh oh.....

I rode about 8 miles to breakfast at Queenies in Elk last Sunday, and noticed an oil leak from the oil filter cover. I had just changed it, but it hadn't leaked since. I put maybe 14 miles on it, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,941
Posted By Mendodave
All of the above

Most students get brain freeze trying to learn it all in a weekend, I see that a lot.

#1: Relax
#2: Breathe!
#3: Enjoy yourself and your fellow students!

Looking through corners and/or where...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By Mendodave
This!!!

I just did this coming back from the Coachella Festival, these two roads are fewking AWESOME.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By Mendodave
Marsee

I have a Marsee tankbag, wired to the bikes electrical. It is on a Dakar tank.
keeps cellphone and ipod charged while riding, and anything else that needs it.

quite handy.

Mendo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 23,423
Posted By Mendodave
In and Paid

MendoDave and Liz

:clap:freaky:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,296
Posted By Mendodave
I'll be there

IN

:freaky

Mendo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,283
Posted By Mendodave
Instructor

Hi CB

if you two are up here in Mendocino, stop on by during your victory tour!

As an instructor, I would specify with the site administrator that you do NOT want to work with that previous...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 23,423
Posted By Mendodave
sigh

no kidding. normal rainfall for Mendocino is 8" or more in January.
we have .34" here at work.

it could all be burnt up by May

but, it could be overflowing too!

MORE BEER, STAT!

:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 23,423
Posted By Mendodave
Count me in!

Hey!

I think I will bring the truck with my kayak and the CT110 trail bike.

sounds like a blast!

Hi Mootsuno!
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,858
Posted By Mendodave
Dover white

I went Dover white, and I like it.
especially dirty!

http://mendodave.mcn.org/photos/best2.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,643
Posted By Mendodave
7200rpm

the faster drive will suck your power faster too. since you've got your bike to keep it charged, that isn't so much of an issue, but I thought I would mention that. I put one in my Macbook and it was...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Mendodave
Sell me your old ones!! :-)

or not, but I had to ask! :D
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Mendodave
Great!

Thanks, now all I have to do is wait for a sale...:rofl

Mendo
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Mendodave
Aerostich tank panniers on an R80G/S Dakar?

Hi

Has anyone tried this? I am wondering how far they stick out with the side bulges on the Dakar tank. Do the turn signals hit it?

I would probably get the smaller ones, but was also...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-12-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By Mendodave
Aerostich tank panniers on CT110?

Hey, anybody tried these as saddlebags on the CT110?

keep waiting for a sale on them and it ain't happening!
if I can use them on both bikes it makes them a bit more digestable

I would love to...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,806
Posted By Mendodave
I saw a guy from Mass a long time ago, 20+ years,...

I saw a guy from Mass a long time ago, 20+ years, on an old /2 bumming gas money to get to Portland, OR.

he had coathanger wire from coils to sparkplugs...and it was pouring rain.

:eek1

I...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,025
Posted By Mendodave
I've had both. The two-piece does fit better,...

I've had both. The two-piece does fit better, just leave it zipped together and you've got your one-piece.

Mendo
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,340
Posted By Mendodave
Carl's stand ROCKS

that thing would up a tank!...
which, with a full tank of gas and all the crap I carry, is pretty much my R80G/S

david
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,328
Posted By Mendodave
+1

I rode the Sheetiron on my R80G/S and took a hard split by accident. naturally there was a water crossing. lots of people falling over and getting hauled out, so I set up and went where they were NOT...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,328
Posted By Mendodave
+1

I rode the Sheetiron on my R80G/S and took a hard split by accident. naturally there was a water crossing. lots of people falling over and getting hauled out, so I set up and went where they were NOT...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Mendodave
Great Basin

Definitely check out the mountain at Great Basin, south and east of Ely
very nice place to recoop your cool after the heat of the crossing

mendo
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,127
Posted By Mendodave
Rode mine to Mulege twice decades ago

Handled it just fine

Mulege is very cool. We drank the water out of the town fountain back then, no problems. Camped a few miles south on the beach.

I think I bent a valve hauling ass across...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,067
Posted By Mendodave
Keihan

Huh

well, I like mine! the pipe was on a wrecked G/S I got, the headers and collector were a bit bent, so I got those from Keihan.

I think it looks and runs quite well.

tiny bit louder,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Mendodave
Henness Pass

If you go in from Tahoe, you'd be entering from Hwy 89, right?

I don't remember many signs once I was in there, no.

you'll come to a gorgeous lake a bit past the pavement, then you'll start...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,112
Posted By Mendodave
Do it!

it won't be like the Bonnie but isn't that the point?
you do need to rev them.

'81 and up is preferred, the golden year is the '86, I think, with the monoshock.

Mendo
Forum: Battle scooters 06-30-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,538
Posted By Mendodave
Laugh +1!

Lookin' good!

Mendo
Forum: Americas 06-18-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Mendodave
Nice! +1!!

Great Basin is awesome. This is a good route.
I routed through Valley of Fire, way out of the way, and the damn place was closed. drrrrrrr. Make sure your campsite ideas are open and you have a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Mendodave
And Bungie net!

yeah, I had a wooden crate on the back but found that red one under a table in the barn.

Bingo!

Going out with my bro on our CT's tomorrow to try to make it all the way down the Albion River...
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