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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 117,866
Posted By ronhr
Motorcycle wanted for College Students to Convert to 3 Wheeler

I teach at CU Denver and our students were going to convert a wrecked R1150RS to a 3 three wheeler as the Senior Design Project. This would be similar to a Can Am Spyder, but they design, analyze...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
I will ping the guy that got it and see if it is...

I will ping the guy that got it and see if it is still around and available.

Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By ronhr
I am still being dyslexic! Thanks for the...

I am still being dyslexic!

Thanks for the offer, but I have made this more confusing.

I originally thought he said they would be in Silverthorne this weekend, but obviously it is Silverton.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By ronhr
RMAR Engine Pickup Help

Anyone going to RMAR or already there? I have a BMW f650 engine being delivered there.

Being the idiot that I am, I have a guy bringing an engine there and for some God Forsaken reason thought it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 117,866
Posted By ronhr
Funduro Model

Funduro Model
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 117,866
Posted By ronhr
WTB BMW F650 Carb Engine

Looking for a BMW F650 Carburetor Engine.

I have one that the transmission fork wore out, or so I think. Or you can buy the dang thing. 28k, new tires, all the cases.

Actually would rather...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By ronhr
ATT or Apple Store

Usually, if it still alive with the screen dead, the phone or Apple store can probably access the drive.

Or better yet, read the S/N and identify the owner.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12,456
Views: 1,632,616
Posted By ronhr
1971 BMW r60/5 - $1600 (Monument)

Looked at this tonight.

Great guy, motorcycle not bad. Non-standard paint job. Most parts, few missing bits such as mirrors. Some wires need to be mended.

Obviously needs to be assembled!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By ronhr
BMW Funduro Shift Fork Replacement

Has anyone local performed the BMW F650 shift Fork replacement themselves?

I have downloaded everything from the chain gang. However, I was hoping that if I hit the wall, during the engine drop...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,389,621
Posted By ronhr
WTB Backrest that can be modified for Triumph Tiger

I am looking for a cheap backrest pad that I can modify a bracket to fit my 2000 Triumph Tiger. Not that many Tiger accessories floating around, so I know I will have to kludge it.

My wife's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,709
Posted By ronhr
It's the moment, not the weight that is the problem

Moment=Force *distance

Even though most vehicles give a tongue load rating, it is typically the moment that causes things to bend or break. You already know this intuitively and from observation...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,672
Posted By ronhr
That syncro is incredible! I would like to see...

That syncro is incredible! I would like to see that sometime. I have been wanting to do one of those for awhile.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By ronhr
I just bought the expedition rear duffel and have...

I just bought the expedition rear duffel and have the same concerns that you do.

I was going to put a piece of plastic in the bottom as a stiffener, so I would not have to put racks on my Tiger.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
I can explain slugs, they are very slow! ...

I can explain slugs, they are very slow!

English unit of mass, the real reason that we need to switch to metric.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
We've spun it with bicycles! So yes, the KLR can...

We've spun it with bicycles! So yes, the KLR can spin it unless all of those Beemer people are correct in their view of the world. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
Claimed

The dynamometer has been claimed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
Ok, you are first on the list. I may be on...

Ok, you are first on the list.

I may be on campus this Wednesday. If not or you are not available then, after the first of the year would work to have you see it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
Auraria Campus, Technology building, right behind...

Auraria Campus, Technology building, right behind the light rail stop on Colfax.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-21-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,095
Posted By ronhr
Motorcycle Dynamometer (Promised)

I teach Mechanical Engineering. A few years ago, we built an inertial wheel motorcycle dynamometer.

Due to space issues we need to get rid of it, either in whole or parts. Essentially it is an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ronhr
I recently took my BMW F650 to him for what I...

I recently took my BMW F650 to him for what I thought was the clutch slipping. He rode it. At the end of the ride he sat there with his head down as if he were going to tell me I had to put my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By ronhr
WTB BMW F650 Classic Funduro Pannier(s)

I either need a left bmw oem city case or a complete set of panniers to fit a BMW F650 Classic (Funduro).
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,082
Posted By ronhr
Not that I am telling you guys anything that you...

Not that I am telling you guys anything that you don't already know.

Despite the fact that they were busy, Mary spent quite a bit of time with my wife (who doesn't ride) to make sure she found the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By ronhr
Thanks, one of the guys I work with is on the...

Thanks, one of the guys I work with is on the same page as checking the slides and idle screw.

I will read the guides also.

I am in Highlands Ranch, Colorado so if I don't resolve it in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By ronhr
The motorcycle died while riding. Immediately...

The motorcycle died while riding. Immediately afterward, it would idle but not rev. Then it would not idle. When I drained the gas it had water in it.

Since it was winter and the bike had 19k,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By ronhr
Carburetor Hell 2000 BMW F650

I have made the mistake of taking my carburetors to clean them. They looked good so I reassembled and did not have the float height correct so gas ran back through the airbox.

Took the carbs back...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By ronhr
While you may have taken it to Burt Subaru for...

While you may have taken it to Burt Subaru for the diagnostics, I have found them to be as cost effective as the independents and the work has been reasonable quality. They also have fixed whatever...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By ronhr
I took the Arapahoe Community College course...

I took the Arapahoe Community College course after not riding for years and thought the instructors were great.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By ronhr
The VR was just replaced (before I bought it). I...

The VR was just replaced (before I bought it). I thought since I had the carbs off, I would take them apart, clean them and observe their condition and replace what l needed to replace. I had...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By ronhr
I took the carbs off yesterday while it was warm....

I took the carbs off yesterday while it was warm. Going to take them apart and rebuild them. Only found about 2-3 other issues (throttle cable adjusting thread guide was broken, a few ground wires...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By ronhr
Thanks, I will give it a go tomorrow.

Thanks, I will give it a go tomorrow.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By ronhr
It may have sat a while at the previous owners...

It may have sat a while at the previous owners place. I assume you are thinking that the gas may have gelled. I did put in a fresh tank and have ridden for about 90+ miles.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 984
Posted By ronhr
Buckhorn Exchange 10th and Osage. 1st liquor...

Buckhorn Exchange 10th and Osage. 1st liquor license issued in the state of Colorado.

Go for lunch, not dinner. Lunch is better and cheaper, dinner is too pricey and not as good a value. Get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-31-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By ronhr
Funduro Owner in Denver?

I have a 1999 F650 BMW (~19k) that I have recently bought and have ridden 4 times. The last 2 times I have had to retrieve it with my pickup.

The first time (3rd ride) it died and the rear wheel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,880
Posted By ronhr
Link to Book

I think that this must be the link to the book he wrote about the kidnapping.

http://www.amazon.com/Two-Wheels-Through-Terror-Motorcycle/dp/1884313493/ref=sip_rech_dp_3
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By ronhr
Tried jumping still nothing.

Tried jumping still nothing.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By ronhr
Stalled during riding won't restart

I have a 2000 f650 Funduro that stalled/surged multiple during riding, restarted once, then would not restart. Drained battery by trying to restart.

Recharged battery, have lights and horn. Jump...
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