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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,573,584
Posted By Mikeyork5
My middle daughter Meredith - her boyfriend Kyle...

My middle daughter Meredith - her boyfriend Kyle and her dog Gracie, and of course my 77 R100S - purchased last year, the day it came off the transport truck

...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Mikeyork5
Son of a bitch! Oh well - maybe I should re...

Son of a bitch! Oh well - maybe I should re sleeve the one I have and sell it, I should probably be able to make some beer money out of it - Thanks
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By Mikeyork5
Since you are on the subject of re sleeving, let...

Since you are on the subject of re sleeving, let me ask this:

My master cylinder was leaking. When I took it apart the piston, due to the bike sitting in my cousins garage for 30 years, the piston...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 143,945
Posted By Mikeyork5
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/04...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/043-1.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/043-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 115,149
Posted By Mikeyork5
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/Fe...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/Feb063-1.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/Feb063-1.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10,496
Views: 3,448,297
Posted By Mikeyork5
My current stable - ...

My current stable -

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/IMG_0451_zps8e87baf9.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/IMG_0451_zps8e87baf9.jpg.html)


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Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Mikeyork5
CL Possbility -72 R60

No affiliation - just saw it as I was looking - doesn't seem to bad a deal

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/4746480644.html


I would be interested but my cousin has a R60/2 US in Detroit...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By Mikeyork5
Question was asked a few weeks ago with multiple...

Question was asked a few weeks ago with multiple responses - see Tink Project S thread.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10,496
Views: 3,448,297
Posted By Mikeyork5
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/20...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/20140608_103357_zps59b41519.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/20140608_103357_zps59b41519.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,957
Posted By Mikeyork5
Like I said Tink - two bikes in two weeks -...

Like I said Tink - two bikes in two weeks - you're on a roll!
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,391
Posted By Mikeyork5
Terry (Wirespokes) just did my Speedo/Tach...

Terry (Wirespokes) just did my Speedo/Tach (serviced them) for my 1977 R100S - the odo stopped working. Turn around time was acceptable, price was great, communication was timely - thanks again...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,957
Posted By Mikeyork5
Look forward to following your progress - so I...

Look forward to following your progress - so I would suspect the purchase of a K75 is on hold?
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Mikeyork5
If you screw them up (one) like I did trying to...

If you screw them up (one) like I did trying to get them back together - you'll be pleased to know a whole new petcock is only around $40 (for the whole assembly).
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,441,145
Posted By Mikeyork5
Any time Tink - Saturday mornings are pretty laid...

Any time Tink - Saturday mornings are pretty laid back there - on Sundays the Harley crowd is out in force. This Saturday maybe? Sure you can ride the K75 if you'd like. My S is down for the count,...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,441,145
Posted By Mikeyork5
It's the so Cal version -

It's the so Cal version -
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mikeyork5
Like most I had about 15 or so different gauges...

Like most I had about 15 or so different gauges (digital, analog, pencil, etc.,), I just got fed up of cheaper gauges that read all over the place so I broke down and bought a Motion Pro gauge...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,441,145
Posted By Mikeyork5
A midweek visit to Hells Kitchen - ...

A midweek visit to Hells Kitchen -

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/2013-10-29123504_zps5ecc3074.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mikeyork5
You say dull, OK I understand - I have said 'they...

You say dull, OK I understand - I have said 'they do nothing great, but everything well' (handling, reliability, comfort, smoothness - smoothest bike I've ever had) at least that has been the case...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mikeyork5
Pretty much my exact feelings as well - one of...

Pretty much my exact feelings as well - one of reason I started this tread is I am kind of fond of K's myself, bought the K75T new in 86 and has been a very good ride ever since.


...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mikeyork5
I would ASSUME to kind of keep it in line with...

I would ASSUME to kind of keep it in line with the 'old school' café racer persona (even though it is a K bike). I like the TB's and runners.
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mikeyork5
Mod - please move to a more appropriate section...

Mod - please move to a more appropriate section (pics,pics, pics., maybe?) - sorry boys probably shouldn't of posted in airhead section -
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mikeyork5
Nice K100's

Saw a couple of pretty cool K100's at the Rock Store Saturday - a lot of nice touches on these bikes -
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/Rockstore3_zpscfc52b7f.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,506
Posted By Mikeyork5
Got my 'Lord of the Bings' and 'Airhead' shirts...

Got my 'Lord of the Bings' and 'Airhead' shirts yesterday (ordered 4/4) - great service and very good quality shirts - thanks. Now you need to put a R100S shirt on your list - I'm a buyer.
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,411
Posted By Mikeyork5
They look like Russell fuel filters - google them

They look like Russell fuel filters - google them
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,620
Posted By Mikeyork5
One of the coolest looking retro's out there -...

One of the coolest looking retro's out there - IMHO - just an around town bike though - but damn it's sharp!
...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,946
Posted By Mikeyork5
Mine - ...

Mine -

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/IMG_0432_zps41acff0e.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/IMG_0432_zps41acff0e.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 1,441,145
Posted By Mikeyork5
A great shot for sure -

A great shot for sure -
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 20,586
Posted By Mikeyork5
Maybe not exactly a 'barn' find rather a 'garage'...

Maybe not exactly a 'barn' find rather a 'garage' find. MY cousins bike who lives in Michigan. He bought it used in 79 (?), rode it a year or two then stored it in his garage for about 33 years or so...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 880,769
Posted By Mikeyork5
Mike Parti - AMA Hall of Famer. A great guy,...

Mike Parti - AMA Hall of Famer. A great guy, machinist by trade, racer, builder , etc. Mike lives in So Cal and I have a buddy who knows him - his house (out buildings/garages) is a museum -...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By Mikeyork5
Harley Davidson engine Timeline ...

Harley Davidson engine Timeline

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley-Davidson_engine_timeline



My other airhead (the bike not the wife) -...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By Mikeyork5
a 67 was a 'shovelhead' not 'pan'

a 67 was a 'shovelhead' not 'pan'
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,133
Posted By Mikeyork5
Not sure what the 'problem' was you guys...

Not sure what the 'problem' was you guys mentioned - but she started right up with fuel.
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By Mikeyork5
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/IM...

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e50/MikeYork5/IMG_0451_zps8e87baf9.jpg (http://s36.photobucket.com/user/MikeYork5/media/IMG_0451_zps8e87baf9.jpg.html)

I bought mine a few months ago from my...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By Mikeyork5
Ditto, and change them every 10 years or so just...

Ditto, and change them every 10 years or so just to be safe!
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,592
Posted By Mikeyork5
Hang in there and keep looking until you find...

Hang in there and keep looking until you find what you want, they exist. Below is my 1977 R100s that I bought from my cousin Ed (in Michigan) a few months ago. He was the second owner. He purchased...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Mikeyork5
Great looking bike and I love Morro Bay. the...

Great looking bike and I love Morro Bay. the 'Dockside' (II) is my favorite place for lunch and R & R with a little Chard and some fresh fish while listening to the 'boys' play some tunes, great...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,836
Posted By Mikeyork5
Steve - Yep, got it in May - and I took a...

Steve -

Yep, got it in May - and I took a leisurely couple of months getting her in shape and running properly. All in all, I didn't have to do a whole lot to it. New tires, battery, fuel lines,...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Mikeyork5
Good pics as usually TINK - thanks!

Good pics as usually TINK - thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Mikeyork5
I pay $560 year with Progressive for: 09 Harley...

I pay $560 year with Progressive for:
09 Harley Ultra classic
87 BMW K75
05 Aprilia Scarabeo 150
77 BMW R100S (insured for $7K)
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Mikeyork5
I plan on attending -

I plan on attending -
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