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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,641,283
Posted By r60man
So these same people refuse to wear full face...

So these same people refuse to wear full face helmets because they are claustrophobic and "contribute to more head injuries than they prevent" and then they choose to wear this?
...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By r60man
Are both the rear and the front switches working?...

Are both the rear and the front switches working? I am wondering if a faulty switch could make the lamp glow.
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By r60man
Very doubtful on the valve. I had symptoms...

Very doubtful on the valve.

I had symptoms very similar to what you are describing for quite a while. I chased all sorts of gremlins. Finally I looked at the starter relay. I know, you are saying...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By r60man
I am assuming then your bike has the drum brakes...

I am assuming then your bike has the drum brakes on the front as all R60's have had, so then nothing should cause that to glow. There should be nothing connected to those contact points in the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,601
Posted By r60man
I usually ride the same way, but I will go...

I usually ride the same way, but I will go farther in a day. I always stay on the back roads as much as I can. Highways are boring and flat and straight, yuck. Years ago I went to TN for the BMWMOA...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-10-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By r60man
How many people on the ADV site have the correct...

How many people on the ADV site have the correct location on the side? Half, if even that many? But providing info that applies to the states is not a bad thing to others that are here looking at...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,809
Posted By r60man
When you are still upset about an incident 2...

When you are still upset about an incident 2 years down the road, it is your problem not theirs. Yes, they fucked with you, but you are letting them to continue to do so. Let them go, you will be...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,632
Posted By r60man
Two things spring to mind. 1. helicopters ...

Two things spring to mind.
1. helicopters

2. As my father always said "No one is fast enough to outrun a radio". Itried to prove him wrong once, once.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,632
Posted By r60man
Let me guess, you are not a lawyer but you slept...

Let me guess, you are not a lawyer but you slept at a Holiday Inn Express?

Seriously, no. See traffic citations are not a crime, they are citations. You are not being accused of a crime,...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By r60man
On the /6 bikes their is a single round frame...

On the /6 bikes their is a single round frame tube which is open on the end. I have used that to put things in that I wanted hidden in the past. If you go to Home Depot or Lowes you can get a rubber...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By r60man
It almost sounded vibrational to me, like a loose...

It almost sounded vibrational to me, like a loose fastener somewhere allowing something to make a resonance noise. It didn't sound internal to my ear. But I have only been around airheads for 30...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-05-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,632
Posted By r60man
The local police in my little area are so busy...

The local police in my little area are so busy writing tickets that they do not have time to actually solve crime, or even investigate them. I could give you many many examples, but I will not bore...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By r60man
Very cool. I would love to do an SS1000, but the...

Very cool. I would love to do an SS1000, but the riding in these parts with our highways pretty much insures massive fail. Good work!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By r60man
Not true in all States. Here in the Commonwealth...

Not true in all States. Here in the Commonwealth of PA if you try to return a salvaged vehicle to the road there is a ton of paper work ($) and inspections (more $$) required in order to get it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,057
Posted By r60man
I have never understood riders worrying about...

I have never understood riders worrying about tire mileage. Tires are the only thing keeping the bike on the road. As a general rule the better the traction, the quicker the wear out. I know that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,641,283
Posted By r60man
http://s22.postimg.org/xwxxuoq81/genius.pngCheck...

http://s22.postimg.org/xwxxuoq81/genius.pngCheck out my mad skillz.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,083
Posted By r60man
My father worked in a Harley dealership for...

My father worked in a Harley dealership for years. He used to tell me stories of how guys would come in and buy a bike and crash it at the end of the block. He was not a salesman, he was a parts...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,641,283
Posted By r60man
People always ask if I am hot in my mesh jacket....

People always ask if I am hot in my mesh jacket. But I always explain that without the sun beating on your arms you are actually cooler than in a t-shirt only. I used to ride without gear, but now I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-27-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By r60man
Salvage titles can make a bike near impossible to...

Salvage titles can make a bike near impossible to register depending on location. I also can not imagine that a person new to wrenching would be able to accurately access frame damage properly. It is...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By r60man
Hello from PA. I lived in Arlington for a few...

Hello from PA. I lived in Arlington for a few years. I was on Columbia Pike near the Navy Annex. I really did like riding in the city. Challenging, but a lot of fun. I have a 75 R75/6 and I had a...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,524
Posted By r60man
I was driving my daughter to Swim team practice...

I was driving my daughter to Swim team practice on day. I was not dawdling, I was doing a good 50 in a 30 zone. Uphill, with a right hand turn at the top. This guy on a super motard was behind me,...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,263
Posted By r60man
Since when have movie worried about the accuracy...

Since when have movie worried about the accuracy of bikes?

* The Great Escape, Steve McQueen jumps the fence (yes I know it wasn't HIM) on a British bike!

*Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade -...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,286
Views: 993,112
Posted By r60man
My grandfather helped deliver a large shipment of...

My grandfather helped deliver a large shipment of Indians for the war effort, to the Lusitania. Yes, that one. The shipment never made it to the war, but went to the bottom of the Atlantic. One of...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-19-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 135,855
Posted By r60man
I think this video helps to understand where...

I think this video helps to understand where people have issues. You have to learn a new algorithm: http://viewpure.com/MFzDaBzBlL0?ref=bkmk
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,355
Posted By r60man
Honestly there is no way of knowing it's worth...

Honestly there is no way of knowing it's worth without seeing it. A typical police bike has been well maintained, but ridden really hard and it is not unusual to have wearing parts be in really bad...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By r60man
My father worked in a BMW dealership. He always...

My father worked in a BMW dealership. He always cautioned me about R65s saying "They are odd ducks" meaning that for most airheads part X is from 75-79 and they made a gazillion of them, so parts are...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,242
Posted By r60man
Had you put "R90S cafe build many purist heads...

Had you put "R90S cafe build many purist heads would be exploding. Love the tins. Who put a chrome fender on an R90s? Egads! Looking forward to seeing the rest.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By r60man
Thats Unpossible!

Thats Unpossible!
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 99,301
Posted By r60man
They are $16 brand new. Going to be hard to get...

They are $16 brand new. Going to be hard to get good ones cheaper than that.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By r60man
Really Nice. Love the decals where did you get...

Really Nice. Love the decals where did you get them? Or did you make them yourself. If so would you be willing to make another set for my wixoms?
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,590
Posted By r60man
How do I know how much fuel is in the tank? ...

How do I know how much fuel is in the tank?

Lay the bike on the side, if gas comes out you were about 1/2 full. Now you are about 1/4 full.

How do I know how hot the engine is?
Put your hand...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-08-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By r60man
Three things struck me watching that. 1. The...

Three things struck me watching that.

1. The road is very, very dirty and it seems to be a long way down if things go bad at the top.

2. The Dash was giving no feedback. I understand no speed,...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,376
Posted By r60man
I had engine guards on my airhead (R75/6) that...

I had engine guards on my airhead (R75/6) that were part of the frame for my large Avon fairing. When I removed the fairing I found that they really were very weak and not going to do much in an...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,062
Posted By r60man
Another airhead rises from the ashes! I love it!...

Another airhead rises from the ashes! I love it! More!!!! Soon!!
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By r60man
My dealer gives discounts all the time. I look at...

My dealer gives discounts all the time. I look at the Max price and I know that with my discount it will be about 20% cheaper. I almost never use Max because of this. My dealer has different levels....
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By r60man
I just got a Twin Max. Spend the extra money,...

I just got a Twin Max. Spend the extra money, makes the job so easy and simply I was able to balance the carbs on my airhead in 10 minutes and it purrs. Here is the best way. You buy one and then you...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,362
Posted By r60man
James Dean, was in fact a douchebag. You can look...

James Dean, was in fact a douchebag. You can look it up. He really was.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,955
Posted By r60man
I was riding on the New York State Thruway to...

I was riding on the New York State Thruway to visit my sister in Vermont. The trip was planned and it had been lightly raining on and off all day, but when I got on the Thruway it was the worst I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,772
Posted By r60man
For me it is a balance of the two. My dream ride...

For me it is a balance of the two. My dream ride is Alaska. The two bikes I have are not capable for doing it, or would need massive engineering to get them in a position to do it. So I need another...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By r60man
Very nice, tasteful. I love the yellow paint and...

Very nice, tasteful. I love the yellow paint and brown seat. Really nice. Considering what you started with I have no issues with the direction you went. Can I get a closer shot on how you mounted...
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