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Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By Other Bob
Yes, you can do it either way. As a bonus,...

Yes, you can do it either way. As a bonus, removing the lower sliders will provide you with an opportunity to service the seals, fork oil, wheel bearings, etc. Removing the triple clamps provides...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,352
Posted By Other Bob
So, your R100GSPD satisfies you with most your...

So, your R100GSPD satisfies you with most your riding on-road, and it looks like from a prior thread that you recently put Tourances on it (road-biased), right? The big-tank-PD already gives you a...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By Other Bob
BoxerCafe has what you need - ...

BoxerCafe has what you need -

http://www.boxercafe.com/fenders.htm

Good folks, quality product.

Bob
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,344
Posted By Other Bob
This one? ...

This one?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633876&highlight=Emulators
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,603
Posted By Other Bob
If you stick with a monoshock frame model you can...

If you stick with a monoshock frame model you can always GS'ify it later when you hit the lottery. A $3k bike isn't hard to find. Problem is the street models had cast rims and replacing with spoke...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Other Bob
Good news finally - HE'S ALIVE! Through the...

Good news finally - HE'S ALIVE! Through the collective hard work of many inmates enough info was gathered to confirm a full name and family address for Focallength in Roseville, CA. The police...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Other Bob
Hang in there inmates. K.L.Rocket and I are...

Hang in there inmates. K.L.Rocket and I are trying now to gather together an update. News soon, hopefully. I'll cross-post updates here and in the Inmates thread.

Bob
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,904
Posted By Other Bob
Are you getting blue smoke on startup after using...

Are you getting blue smoke on startup after using the center stand or when using the side stand? On the side stand the left-side valve stem guides are tipped down. Residual oil in the valve cover...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Other Bob
The Beugler pinstriping tool makes doing it...

The Beugler pinstriping tool makes doing it yourself easy -

http://www.beugler.com

Check YouTube, there should be a few videos there too. Practice on paper for a while, then get to it!

Bob
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,112
Posted By Other Bob
And + another! Chris, nobody deserves a...

And + another!

Chris, nobody deserves a "criticism-free pass" on this kind of thing. I hope, in the sincerity of your own mind, like every man honest with himself should, you're not giving...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,112
Posted By Other Bob
Low class move Chris. :ddog

Low class move Chris. :ddog
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Other Bob
Given your username and the tires you're asking...

Given your username and the tires you're asking about I presume these are being used on a Harley for a vintage look. I get the "why" part, as I ran the Firestones on my '74 FLH for exactly that...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,729,234
Posted By Other Bob
Nice find, admirable strategy! Love to see what...

Nice find, admirable strategy! Love to see what you do with it.



Having a "minimum critical mass" of scrounge always on hand helps to disguise new arrivals! When mine said "they all looks...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By Other Bob
It is indeed a satisfying feeling, but for me...

It is indeed a satisfying feeling, but for me sometimes sounds more like "holy shit I can't believe I put a wrench to that and it still runs!" :lol3

What would I try to do with some mismatched...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By Other Bob
ebrew, Welcome aboard .. '77 R100/7 is a...

ebrew,

Welcome aboard .. '77 R100/7 is a nice bike. Congratulations .. pics are required!

All reputable vendors:

Fairings - www.boxercafe.com

Another fairing source -...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,729,234
Posted By Other Bob
Well worth the effort, for us! Nice bike, nice...

Well worth the effort, for us! Nice bike, nice picture, and thanks for sharing. :clap
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By Other Bob
Nice find Mike, congratulations! Looks like the...

Nice find Mike, congratulations! Looks like the fast model!

Now about that tank cover ... Certainly the gas tank has a flamed paint theme which deserves to be displayed in all its glory! ...
Forum: Hacks 08-31-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,518
Posted By Other Bob
This very nice R100GSPD Classic w/Ural rig is on...

This very nice R100GSPD Classic w/Ural rig is on consignment at S.E. Michigan BMW in Plymouth, MI (about 30-35 minutes from Detroit metro airport, DTW). Not a trailing link front, but it does have a...
Forum: Photos 08-27-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 825,452
Posted By Other Bob
I hereby nominate ...

... Jazzman's pic from his "Thirty year steak busted!" thread, because no adventure is complete without a performance award! :D

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24946887&postcount=1
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 30,958
Posted By Other Bob
Nice fab work! Does the cameraman still have two...

Nice fab work! Does the cameraman still have two functional eyes?

Bob
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By Other Bob
Unless I'm mistaken (it happens!), the R65 speedo...

Unless I'm mistaken (it happens!), the R65 speedo is in a pod/housing that can be dissembled from the back and the speedo assembly removed from that side without disturbing the lens/bezel.

Of...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,012
Posted By Other Bob
... and therefore she will have already smashed...

... and therefore she will have already smashed the bike into little pieces before you arrive. She's "just trying to being helpful" but she won't tell you this in advance. Then you can easily...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,729,234
Posted By Other Bob
For about 0.0142 seconds Fred had me convinced...

For about 0.0142 seconds Fred had me convinced you guys made it to late service .. then Jenna 'fessed up! :D
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Other Bob
You're welcome. Good luck with your project and...

You're welcome. Good luck with your project and let us know how it turns out.

Bob
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Other Bob
Eddie, Here's a tracing and the...

Eddie,

Here's a tracing and the measurements from the top plate of my '85 R80. To the best of my knowledge the '85 and '86 were the same.

Bob
...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Other Bob
... or, call the folks at Boxer Cafe:...

... or, call the folks at Boxer Cafe: http://www.boxercafe.com

They make some really great quality replica parts. I don't see an RS dash in their product lineup yet (though they do make RS tail...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,909
Posted By Other Bob
Nice bike Manderle! For your dash repair try...

Nice bike Manderle! For your dash repair try this Loctite Plastic Epoxy, available at Home Depot, Lowes, Ace, etc. I successfully used it to repair the gauge pod on my '85 R80. Decent workable...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Other Bob
Yes, Cravens (and hardware) are being reproduced...

Yes, Cravens (and hardware) are being reproduced in the UK, though it does not appear that the Arrow series has made it into production yet -

http://www.cravens.org.uk

Kanticoy, I like your...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,729,234
Posted By Other Bob
Indeed .. :clap

Indeed .. :clap
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 620,720
Posted By Other Bob
WTB/WTT - rider footpeg brackets '85 R80 mono

I have an ''85 R80 mono. The frame mounting points for the rider footpeg brackets have 15 peak/valley serations to keep the bracket from spinning. I don't know why, but my brackets have 30...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,461
Posted By Other Bob
Umm ... :hmmmmm ... ok, you got me Ozmoses. ...

Umm ... :hmmmmm ... ok, you got me Ozmoses. Sorry Nick. :fpalm
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,461
Posted By Other Bob
Ouch .. no need to kick the guy while his wallet...

Ouch .. no need to kick the guy while his wallet is still bleeding! :nono He confessed, we all feel his pain, it won't happen again. Right Nick?

I'll add a +1 for quality of Bud Provin's...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Other Bob
What is a rotary phone? :rofl :rofl EDIT: ...

What is a rotary phone? :rofl :rofl

EDIT: Dang, chollo9 beat me to it!
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Other Bob
The yearnin' for learnin' never ends! :lol3 ...

The yearnin' for learnin' never ends! :lol3

I took another look at the Max BMW fiche for the R60/6 and R100S and for the rocker bearings both give part #11-33-1-261-712. The fiche notes both...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,473
Posted By Other Bob
I'll second BB's view, although I do think that...

I'll second BB's view, although I do think that dirt riding experience is an excellent way to improve your safety and competence on the street. You will naturally spend WAY more time with your bike...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 620,720
Posted By Other Bob
TDL028, PM sent. Sounds like it's at least...

TDL028,

PM sent. Sounds like it's at least good for a core or parts - I'm interested in buying it.

I checked out your "Frankenbeemer" thread. You're doing some really nice work on that...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,961
Posted By Other Bob
I don't know, but how expensive can a paper roll...

I don't know, but how expensive can a paper roll chart holder be? Or spare sets of rollers? Buy a few spares - enough to hold your whole trip - and roll them in advance while enjoying the AC'ed...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,597
Posted By Other Bob
^ Great advice ^ Any downhill fun on snow...

^ Great advice ^

Any downhill fun on snow (ski, inner tube, sled) is an opportunity to remind yourself that you can still control your position, of not your direction.

For instance, if...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,729,234
Posted By Other Bob
+ 10,000 and however many more it takes to...

+ 10,000 and however many more it takes to convince you to depart on that trip with her NOW! My daughter (an only child) took up the interest at about the same age, and she even enjoyed the AMA...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Other Bob
Knary, It took a bit of extra digging time...

Knary,

It took a bit of extra digging time to locate something useful, but .. :D

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g272/frankenglide/image_zpscb88339b.jpg

These are out if a R60/6 which...
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