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Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 16,853
Posted By MikeO
Sorry mate, but those stripes look WAY too heavy...

Sorry mate, but those stripes look WAY too heavy - and too bright a colour... :(

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R90S/i-DSFWnNh/0/XL/Laguna10-4%20005-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,576
Posted By MikeO
Perhaps you could post questions. Posting...

Perhaps you could post questions. Posting statements doesn't seem to be your strong suit... :lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,576
Posted By MikeO
I don't think this is correct. The engine is...

I don't think this is correct. The engine is isolated from the drivetrain by the disengagement of the clutch - the gearbox is downstream from the clutch, so if the gearbox is seized, so is the...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,576
Posted By MikeO
Part number is 23 00 1 338 461 - full application...

Part number is 23 00 1 338 461 - full application range here (http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/PartsSearch.aspx?&searchtype=partnumber&parts=%09%2023%2000%201%20338%20461%09)

Max BMW's site...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,576
Posted By MikeO
Sure, I have a camera - what's your address?

Sure, I have a camera - what's your address?
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By MikeO
Pretty sure the one you`re looking for is the one...

Pretty sure the one you`re looking for is the one fitted to the RT & RS, amongst many others - Part Number 16 11 1 452 283

Complete list on Max BMW here...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By MikeO
People must be queuing up to be trapped in a lift...

People must be queuing up to be trapped in a lift with you... :rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By MikeO
Wow - kind of a dick, aren't you? :lol3

Wow - kind of a dick, aren't you? :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 586,891
Posted By MikeO
http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-zj28fzg/0/L/i-zj...

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-zj28fzg/0/L/i-zj28fzg-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,151
Views: 586,891
Posted By MikeO
http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-3ZwVGJB/0/L/i-3Z...

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-3ZwVGJB/0/L/i-3ZwVGJB-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 3,363,395
Posted By MikeO
Yeah - that's why he entitled the piece "No pix"...

Yeah - that's why he entitled the piece "No pix" :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
The reason I bought it was that it was the bike I...

The reason I bought it was that it was the bike I used to ride as a bike cop in a previous life (same model and year). I didn't buy it to use it on anything other than local rides (I think the most...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
I haven't done enough miles on it to be...

I haven't done enough miles on it to be comfortable in its reliability, or know enough about it mechanically to take it on a long distance trip.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Don't think there's a direct London - Portland...

Don't think there's a direct London - Portland flight. More importantly, this way I could fly from Norwich (London is at least 2.5hrs); go by taxi - not pay for parking etc. I left home at just...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By MikeO
Wear clothes that are the right size? :D

Wear clothes that are the right size? :D
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By MikeO
I remember smashing the middle piston on my GT380...

I remember smashing the middle piston on my GT380 many years ago, taking out the bearing surface for the needle-roller small-end bearings as it did so. The crank and conrods were sold as a single...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 350,579
Posted By MikeO
It's a British F4

It's a British F4
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By MikeO
I wonder whether they had a 'testing' tank, to...

I wonder whether they had a 'testing' tank, to save scratching the customer's?
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By MikeO
Old airhead production film

Apologies if this has been posted before. Commentary is in French, but the film speaks for itself...

<iframe width='560' height='315' frameborder='0' marginheight ='0' marginwidth='0' scrolling...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By MikeO
Yes, I've had it done twice. The first one by...

Yes, I've had it done twice. The first one by Anton Largiader in Charlottesville, VA and the second by Steve Scriminger in Sleaford, UK. The only reason I needed the second one done was that my first...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
He showed me the tractor - it was me that noticed...

He showed me the tractor - it was me that noticed the Mustang... :D

Glad you enjoyed the trip.

Mike
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,405
Posted By MikeO
Thanks for that - seems to be only part of a full...

Thanks for that - seems to be only part of a full convoy...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
It can be seen in a pic in Blanding but is...

It can be seen in a pic in Blanding but is missing in the pic I took at the end of Valley of the Gods...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Ever notice that the Dutch seem to be more...

Ever notice that the Dutch seem to be more forthright in their terminology when using their own language?

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-SbwSTpS/0/L/i-SbwSTpS-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Safely home - knackered. Replacement...

Safely home - knackered.

Replacement headlamp guard arrived at Rubber Cow Haus yesterday :thumb

It would appear that I was hasty in my assumption that it had been stolen. It looks like it may...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Welcome back to Europe in October :D Three hour...

Welcome back to Europe in October :D
Three hour layover at Schiphol...http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/21/ca877173e0ce7dff84a5bb89ee925983.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Definitely time to head home......

Definitely time to head home... :Dhttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/20/dce304635c200b388f3088b2b38fb704.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
18th October 2014 A good night’s sleep – I...

18th October 2014

A good night’s sleep – I should always stay at Hampton Inns… :D

A look outside reveals a bright but cloudy day, but it has clearly been raining overnight. I ablute and get...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
17th October 2014 I wake early – this is a...

17th October 2014

I wake early – this is a truck stop and the drivers are getting on the road from about 04:30.

I eventually surface around 08:00 and quickly pack, ablute and get suited up…
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
16th October 2014 After a day off the bike...

16th October 2014

After a day off the bike in Mountain Home, I awake after eight hours straight sleep. I’m clearly over my jet lag - of course I am flying back on Monday…...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Hmm... ...

Hmm...

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-KJKfnfw/0/L/i-KJKfnfw-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
15th October 2014 I have decided to have a...

15th October 2014

I have decided to have a day off the bike and get some chores and other stuff done. After extending my stay, I enjoy a hot breakfast and chat with Linda, who does some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Thanks Ben, but Jorge likes the OEM one, so I'll...

Thanks Ben, but Jorge likes the OEM one, so I'll keep looking...

Mike :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
I don't know - I'd never heard of the car before...

I don't know - I'd never heard of the car before yesterday. Would a better view of the rear help?

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-CFwmxxh/0/L/i-CFwmxxh-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Cobra jet? is that the engine in the Mustang?:ear...

Cobra jet? is that the engine in the Mustang?:ear

I think it was at Delta.

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/photos/i-V4DscXc/0/L/i-V4DscXc-L.jpg

When I came out to the bike in the morning (parked...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Ah, but what year? :evil

Ah, but what year? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
14th October 2014 I sleep fairly well, but...

14th October 2014

I sleep fairly well, but the early risers wake me as they pack and leave. I eventually surface at about 08:00 and quickly ablute and suit up to ride down to BMW Utah…
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,865
Posted By MikeO
Good effort :D

Good effort :D
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