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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,280
Posted By MotorMike
Ya, Robin and I are looking forward to see you...

Ya, Robin and I are looking forward to see you guys too. Robin is going to be there on Wed and will be coming in from Astoria, OR, where she is tonight and will be working her way down this week. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,280
Posted By MotorMike
Laugh Hey, I like that hat, it provides me a good...

Hey, I like that hat, it provides me a good supply of bug meat in the evening.

Motor
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,280
Posted By MotorMike
Go west young man, go west!

Go west young man, go west!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,280
Posted By MotorMike
Ya, As far as I'm concerned most of ya are are...

Ya, As far as I'm concerned most of ya are are bunch of noobies.

Looks like RR and I will be there.

Motor
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By MotorMike
Having Problems In Jackson Hole

Hey everybody,

Rocking Robin is in Yellowstone with a carb problems. Looks like a sticky float or thing like that. If you are in the area and can help please call me on my cell at 530-277-8780. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 81,948
Posted By MotorMike
Laugh Yup, I shar am. I am just dying to try out...

Yup, I shar am.

I am just dying to try out my new camp chair RR got me for xmas.

Actually I am looking foward to seeing all of you and having a good visit.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By MotorMike
Laugh "way to go Robin! she's as good an AdvRider as...

"way to go Robin! she's as good an AdvRider as they come."
Yup!!
"Robin definitely Rocks."
You Bet!!
"MotorMike, you have a helluva gal there!! RR"
Yuppers, RR is all that and much more and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By MotorMike
Thumb Rockin Robins Ride Home

I awate the arrival home of my beloved today.

Last night I talked with her from Ely Nv. after haven ridden in from Grand Junction Co. She told me that she had felt good enough when she stopped...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By MotorMike
I can tell you from personal experience..your...

I can tell you from personal experience..your vibration is the engine balance.

Every one of these engines that I have had apart have needed some balancing, some more than others. When I had mine...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,898
Posted By MotorMike
Seat Foam Wedgie

Sunday was a beautiful day to be riding out in the Sierra's, though things didn't start out so well. Having found a major crack in the frame of my GS I had to prepare the DR350 for the ride, putting...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 43,367
Posted By MotorMike
Here are a few of mine Black Rock Desert, NV...

Here are a few of mine

Black Rock Desert, NV
http://rckinrobin-motormike.smugmug.com/photos/69571455-M.jpg

Death Valley, CA
http://rckinrobin-motormike.smugmug.com/photos/69571461-M.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,140
Posted By MotorMike
Did :robin mention that the 7 gallon tank on her...

Did :robin mention that the 7 gallon tank on her bike has you beat by a few miles :nod

p.s. Thanks everybody for the pictures of my sweety.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By MotorMike
It is supposed to keep mud out of the cooling...

It is supposed to keep mud out of the cooling fins on your cylinders. Do like most people and take it off and forget about it.

MotorMike
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By MotorMike
If, I think you mean when...

If, I think you mean when...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By MotorMike
Oh yes they can... After I managed to damage...

Oh yes they can...

After I managed to damage the inside of my cylinders with a lack or oil, I sent them out to be redone. Came back perfect, better than original.

Now, if I can only remember...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,450
Posted By MotorMike
Sorry about that, Had to stroke my ego a little...

Sorry about that, Had to stroke my ego a little bit.
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,450
Posted By MotorMike
I found the reason for the clearance problem. ...

I found the reason for the clearance problem. Just look at the back tire.

http://jean-luc.smugmug.com/photos/507237-M.jpg

Oh ya, it was JUST another weekend ride, a really crazy weekend ride...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,450
Posted By MotorMike
Ya, that was a great ride, my bash plate...

Ya, that was a great ride, my bash plate remembers it well too.

Riding back to camp over the pass in the hail storms watching the hog riders in their tank tops and beanie helmets get pummeled...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By MotorMike
Thumb Oh man, Your making me and my Montessa...

Oh man,

Your making me and my Montessa jealous.

Motor
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By MotorMike
Even bump starting has its dangers on some...

Even bump starting has its dangers on some airheads.

While bump starting a R65LS, the main nut that holds some important parts together in the final drive loosened up allowing the gear clearences...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By MotorMike
I always ran the Galpher Green. They are soft and...

I always ran the Galpher Green. They are soft and don't last very long, but the grab really well and don't tear up the rotor.

Michael
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2005, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By MotorMike
Thanks, That is a really good idea. I hadn't...

Thanks, That is a really good idea. I hadn't thought of that one.

Michael
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By MotorMike
30mm .....Ohhh, I bet those are impressive, hell,...

30mm .....Ohhh, I bet those are impressive, hell, my brake LEVER is bigger that that. :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By MotorMike
Wicked Well.... Since the lower part is more rusted...

Well....

Since the lower part is more rusted that the upper part, I would bet that it has been a slow rip. (especially since both sides are the same).

Now, both sides have been straightened...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By MotorMike
Never even a little bit of pulse, even with the...

Never even a little bit of pulse, even with the six pot Tokiko off a ZX7 that I am currently using. :D

Sorry, Just had to add that. If you want to see what my bike goes through check out...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By MotorMike
Now I might be a little optimistic on the eight...

Now I might be a little optimistic on the eight years (it might be seven), but it is something like that. Mine rattles, and I don't care, in fact it lets me know that it's still there. I ride my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By MotorMike
Ya, I bet Eric could do a better weld jobbie than...

Ya, I bet Eric could do a better weld jobbie than the frame man, he was the guy that fixed it last time.

I have to say though, that he did a really good job straightening the frame last time I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By MotorMike
I've had one on my GS for about 8 years now and...

I've had one on my GS for about 8 years now and about 6 years on my F650. No problems even when used on the race track with a Harrison 6 caliper.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,509
Posted By MotorMike
Unless your riding in a lot of sand. :D

Unless your riding in a lot of sand. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By MotorMike
Actually, I will probably double up the area...

Actually, I will probably double up the area (along with the other side) with a deeper gusset and a larger stress-relieving radius. These gussets have been worked on before when the frame was...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2005, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,182
Posted By MotorMike
Eek Hummmm...THAT doesn't look right.

While riding home the other night I noticed what looked a tar string on my frame. A little closer look exposed this.http://rckinrobin-motormike.smugmug.com/photos/32934763-M.jpg

Looks like its...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,713
Posted By MotorMike
I have noticed that most bikes that you sit...

I have noticed that most bikes that you sit upright on with wide bars (dual sports with no wind shield are the worst) tend to weave at higher speeds when riding with both hands on the bars. When...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By MotorMike
Wicked If you are looking to do something to the front...

If you are looking to do something to the front suspension, I have a GOLD VALVE on my shelf that I am willing to part. The gold valve makes a HUGE difference all around.

I also have a complete WP...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2005, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,759
Posted By MotorMike
I have talked to a couple of people who run tube...

I have talked to a couple of people who run tube type tires with out tubes. I seems that the difference is if the tire has a inner liner or not. In other words, it might leak a little bit.

check...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By MotorMike
Karoooooooo

I put on a set of the Metzler tube type Karoo's for the HLDMC ride this year, They worked really well, and so far they are wearing very well. They were pretty cheap, not quite $75 cheap, but pretty...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By MotorMike
Gravity is just one of the laws that Ron is...

Gravity is just one of the laws that Ron is always breaking when riding his bike.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 179,720
Posted By MotorMike
The originals were bent by the errent back end of...

The originals were bent by the errent back end of a buick :-) a few years ago.

They came off a Kawa' product and were really easy to fit, now I just have to get the original front wheel with its...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,243,736
Posted By MotorMike
Here is a little different type.

http://rckinrobin-motormike.smugmug.com/photos/15744304-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 179,720
Posted By MotorMike
R100gspd+

Totally Commited

Here it is towards the end of its refurbishment and enhancement
http://rckinrobin-motormike.smugmug.com/photos/15743581-O.jpg

and here it is in its favorite environment
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2004, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 845
Posted By MotorMike
Cool! :rofl

Cool!


:rofl
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