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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,924
Posted By adventure950
Kev - sultry reds on full rounded bow through her...

Kev - sultry reds on full rounded bow through her orlop and round to tidy stern are all the rage this year so you right on the ball with that choice.

She's looking great.

Did plenty stripping...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,009
Posted By adventure950
G - regarding your post and car electricals etc,...

G - regarding your post and car electricals etc, I could not agree more, I have a very good reliable volvo - but what issues it has had in the last 15 years have mainly been down to electrical issues...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,009
Posted By adventure950
Hi Chas a lad I know bought one of the WC GS's he...

Hi Chas a lad I know bought one of the WC GS's he handed it back after a few weeks and a single trip to the Alps, stating it did not handle right and he was worried by the way it reacted in certain...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,009
Posted By adventure950
Dirtywarthog you have a point you really do - ...

Dirtywarthog you have a point you really do -
I made a few observations on Advrider - orange crush a few weeks ago regarding the 1290 KTM - how i couldn't see the point , how the extra weight and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,009
Posted By adventure950
Quote Dirtywarthog - There is the "Utilitarian"...

Quote Dirtywarthog - There is the "Utilitarian" type of which I would include myself which is basically returning a Bike to useable condition and the "let's make it better than new" group.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,993
Posted By adventure950
My favourite place - Norway i have ridden it more...

My favourite place - Norway i have ridden it more than a few times now, top to bottom and side to side but still lots more to see - It's worth leaving the bike now and again and getting up on the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-07-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Ok jimmex - maybe got carried away with my ...

Ok jimmex - maybe got carried away with my input (bit drink involved last night ) sorry, thread input removed - Jake.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-06-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Part of my problem with electronics is they go...

Part of my problem with electronics is they go wrong - the more you have the more to let you down, even more so on high mileage, well used or older bikes its a real problem. so i cant think how many...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Yup. !.:evil

Yup. !.:evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
That sort of sums it up - you simply lose basic...

That sort of sums it up - you simply lose basic skills or you never gained them in the first place. :clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-05-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Like this one - its my phone ...

Like this one - its my phone

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg572/rallyejake/phone_zpsb68a9095.jpg (http://s1244.photobucket.com/user/rallyejake/media/phone_zpsb68a9095.jpg.html)

Oh bye...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Wicked Hi Painterdude - yes there will always be ones...

Hi Painterdude - yes there will always be ones that push the limits no matter what on that I agree. But then there are the naive ones that listened to all the sales speak and what it says in the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
In reply to the above in some ways i understand...

In reply to the above in some ways i understand what your saying - But at the end of the day bikes are unsafe end.

When you start to add to much safety it has been proven that people simply go...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
ze ze zoom ta for your reply - Its freedom of...

ze ze zoom ta for your reply - Its freedom of choice and as someone who is maybe inexperienced i can understand your caution and wanting extra safety lets say - but that's a choice i prefer to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-04-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,543
Posted By adventure950
Really can't get my head round this - why would...

Really can't get my head round this - why would anyone applaud so much technology on a bike. Its making the rider more and more remote from the bike.
There seems a lot of gadgets to go wrong, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By adventure950
He had lots more money than me at the time -...

He had lots more money than me at the time - Simple

The handbuilt and beautiful Harris frame was in a differnt league of the Veglia copy (the full veglia kit cost under £1500 at the time, the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By adventure950
After a bit of sorting through old pictures - I...

After a bit of sorting through old pictures - I scanned them in - here is a picture of my old Ducati 600tt . Its a Vegglia framed TT600, I bought the kit and built it from a 600tl. The Veglia tt...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,698
Posted By adventure950
Nice thread and i love to see bikes being kept...

Nice thread and i love to see bikes being kept alive and with its history this is nice,

My R65 - This photo was taken in 1978 and is my new (1978) BMW r65 - I had passed my test on a Honda dream...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By adventure950
either ME 109 or Big Bamboo got the answer - I...

either ME 109 or Big Bamboo got the answer - I just slacken the bottom bevel box off and slide the shaft back - then you can get the boot through - getting it onto the shaft and gearbox flange well...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By adventure950
meget flot

meget flot
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By adventure950
Why would that be a problem - that's just the...

Why would that be a problem - that's just the modern take on går vikingr ''Going Viking'' side of Denmark's heritage - its a cultural thing.
:evil

Skål - Jake.
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By adventure950
Yeh ! Denmarks a cool place - really nice all the...

Yeh ! Denmarks a cool place - really nice all the people i have met there were real nice people. I'm British but from a Danish descended family a little way back in time - so maybe thats why I feel a...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,003
Posted By adventure950
Anderstornvig - Denmark is just very hard on...

Anderstornvig - Denmark is just very hard on bikes isn't it. I remember coming back into Denmark from a trip in Russia and my moderately modified BMW (the bilge pump) bike - me and my wife ended up...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,219
Posted By adventure950
Gs-ell, i'll take you up on that - i come bye...

Gs-ell, i'll take you up on that - i come bye that way - often going to visit a mate in Manchester - who's bike the ( Bmw - orange sidecar unit is featured in the thread). ill drop you a line...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,219
Posted By adventure950
I missed the bit where you mentioned about adding...

I missed the bit where you mentioned about adding a loft conversion to the sub frame - maybe leave that off then you could just use roundwall tube. But maybe we have to discuss - would that be...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,219
Posted By adventure950
Just looking at your thread - i went down this...

Just looking at your thread - i went down this road a few years back - have a look different bike r80 but same track - the thread is long but may help you with some issues that come along - if i can...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By adventure950
I used tesch boxes and racks -...

I used tesch boxes and racks - (http://www.berndtesch.de/English/Boxes.html ) they sit close in the boxes i used were narrow (6 inch wide) but long and deep, he makes other types - they are...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,471
Posted By adventure950
From experience of my Dakar bike - you need to...

From experience of my Dakar bike - you need to check that the rear shock will not foul the underside of the chassis sub frame under full compression, should be fine but it does rotate a little -...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By adventure950
I ride a Cagiva elefant 750 - these days but also...

I ride a Cagiva elefant 750 - these days but also had a pantah engined bike back in the 80s alongside the bevel 900.

The Cagiva is basically the same motor as the 500 /600 pantah, doing the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,924
Posted By adventure950
Thumb Very nice Kev just saw your post on your boat....

Very nice Kev just saw your post on your boat. Love it - boats are second to bikes and i always wanted to live on one - since i packed in working at sea alas the wife has very different ideas on that...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By adventure950
Yep - rob very similar ways of thinking in the...

Yep - rob very similar ways of thinking in the colours and the build style. Wish i still had mine i sold it for a fairly small and very silly amount of pounds. Big mistake i regret every time i look...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By adventure950
Heres my twin shock back end - they are certainly...

Heres my twin shock back end - they are certainly strong but no where as near as efficient as a single sider more weight, slower suspension reaction but they do look sexy and like i say they are...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By adventure950
Excellent ! now i know how its done - it's had me...

Excellent ! now i know how its done - it's had me wondering for years.

Cheers for that. Tchus Jake.
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By adventure950
this is as technical as it gets in my house - my...

this is as technical as it gets in my house - my smart phone. Does what it says on the box you talk in one end and your voice by some kind of mystical magic comes out at another place in some one...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By adventure950
I'm not IT technical enough to scan it - although...

I'm not IT technical enough to scan it - although i think the printer thing i have may have a scanner will have to look sometime - but getting it out of the scanner onto my computer then on to here...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By adventure950
Old r90s airhead brochure

I still have an original old r90/6 r90s brochure from around 1976/77 when i bought my first BMW but was also looking at the r90s. Its a nice brochure with a price list from 1978 when i bought my...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By adventure950
Have you thought of spending a little bit more...

Have you thought of spending a little bit more and fitting a factory pro jet kit - fitted one to my cagiva elefant - uses mikunis - its transformed the running of the bike, they come with needles...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By adventure950
I always used a wire to connect my floats to the...

I always used a wire to connect my floats to the bike - the wire is attached to an anchor point on the bike. Saves losing the float bowl - even if the clip is dislodged somehow.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,397
Posted By adventure950
Cheers Rob - it looks good, i used a harrison 6...

Cheers Rob - it looks good, i used a harrison 6 pot on my standard gs which was very good for general use but needed fairly regular cleaning and checking if used on gravel roads etc as the pads and...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,397
Posted By adventure950
When i built the hpn i used these guys as i...

When i built the hpn i used these guys as i needed a one of set up for that bike and bought a 4 pot caliper and mounting plate.

http://www.he-motorradtechnik.de/ i spoke with a guy called Alois,
...
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