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Forum: Airheads 03-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,211
Posted By atlthrux
my vote

http://haven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/Thruxton/i-s7R34bs/0/M/thrux3-M.jpg

http://haven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/Thruxton/i-X275Q7k/0/M/thrux-oldie-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By atlthrux
tires

Jim, what tires do you have there?
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
decatur airhead

I spotted this guy in decatur today....who's that???
Is that restaurant good?

http://haven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/random/i-252SwHQ/1/L/r75-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By atlthrux
Quickly glancing your thread title, I thought you...

Quickly glancing your thread title, I thought you were asking the best way to store meat in a gas tank. Ugh. Sorry, I realize that added absolutely nothing of value - back to work...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 328,330
Posted By atlthrux
WTB: r100gs single seat

Actually, I could even just do with the base as my goal is to build up a taller seat for my aging knees & tired butt. It'd be nice if the seat latch thingy is included. It'd be really nice if you'd...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,836
Posted By atlthrux
Correct, I was asking about the solenoids. --PD...

Correct, I was asking about the solenoids. --PD Owner
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,476
Posted By atlthrux
the mating ritual of the paralever drive shaft

the mating ritual of the paralever drive shaft
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,882
Posted By atlthrux
swb Vs lwb

Speaking /5's, I assume the benefits of swb & lwb to be:
-- slow speed stuff - swb faster response
-- higher speed - lwb more stable

If I were comparing two r75/5s of different wheelbase & they...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,836
Posted By atlthrux
What are those doohickeys? I don't have them on...

What are those doohickeys? I don't have them on my 93gspd. I did remove the pulse air stuff (like this (http://www.webbikeworld.com/Motorcycle-technical-articles/pulse-air/)), but the large bits were...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,250
Posted By atlthrux
thruxton

I had the carb'd version for 3.5 years. It had all the oomph I needed & was very fun. I did swap the clipons for a real handlebar, which is easier on the new bikes. I'm a one bike at a time guy now,...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By atlthrux
Just remember to always include photos with your...

Just remember to always include photos with your narratives.
:D
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By atlthrux
Gotcha

Gotcha
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By atlthrux
I'm confused that you say 'so the terminal won't...

I'm confused that you say 'so the terminal won't hit the cover' - aren't you making an electrical path from the cover/case to the terminal with your solution?
I'm gonna go this route until I...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,703
Posted By atlthrux
Does it start? Offer $2000. If it cleans up...

Does it start? Offer $2000. If it cleans up easily w/ no other issues besides the carbs & the hassle of fairing removal, then take him out for a *really* nice dinner or two or three. It looks like...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
I got stuck in a deadlock scenario & it took me...

I got stuck in a deadlock scenario & it took me two hours to cover 1/4 mile. There was *no* way out.
:kboom
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By atlthrux
Check your ground wire for a good connection...

Check your ground wire for a good connection where it anchors to the transmission or frame or whatever.
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
Yes, pushrod seals, but that was last summer @...

Yes, pushrod seals, but that was last summer @ Brad's. Obligatory pic.:D
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
shop class...

Any locals have a copy of 'Shop Class As Soulcraft' available for loan?

http://haven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/r100gspd/i-tvHKT2w/0/M/IMG_0340-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By atlthrux
If they are really getting 2x list for a new gs,...

If they are really getting 2x list for a new gs, then $8k doesn't sound too far off for the old bike. If it's the "click & nothing" starter issue, then it's a very simple replacement. And the valeo...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
Nothing major, I hope. Do you guys remember...

Nothing major, I hope. Do you guys remember getting a panicked text from me about a month & half ago - something like "Help - stuck at music fest, everyone around me too drunk to help..." :1drinkThat...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
Sounds like fun, but my bike needs some work...

Sounds like fun, but my bike needs some work first. Have fun.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
I realized it as soon as I saw the dog wearing...

I realized it as soon as I saw the dog wearing the retro helmet!!
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
golden retriever

Hey, look what I found here... (http://www.reddit.com/r/aww/comments/1t3s6f/i_rescued_a_golden_retriever_this_past_summer_who/)

(If you drill down enough, there is an airhead in there.)
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,569
Posted By atlthrux
nice sig... No, but they can see your...

nice sig...


No, but they can see your helmet bob to "Boooorn to be wiiiiiild...."
Embarrassing!!:rayof
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,295
Posted By atlthrux
I am 6'3", 44L suit coats, 16.5x34/35 dress...

I am 6'3", 44L suit coats, 16.5x34/35 dress shirts, 36x34 levis, 195ish. I have a custom motoport 3/4 length ultra 2 mesh, no liners. Marching band look. You can cinch the elbow pads a bit w/ two...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,356
Posted By atlthrux
Aw man, was that pic really necessary??:waysad ...

Aw man, was that pic really necessary??:waysad




My birthday *is* 11/7...and my son's, too. I was going to post a cute pic of him, but I can't include it in this thread now. I will try to...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By atlthrux
Hey now!! :defend Allow me to offer one...

Hey now!! :defend

Allow me to offer one possible before...
http://haven.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/r100gspd/i-pTsqgFt/0/M/IMG_6875_2-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,308
Posted By atlthrux
Fred, it's like they're reproducing!

Fred, it's like they're reproducing!
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,626
Posted By atlthrux
I want a FTCB! sticker.

I want a FTCB! sticker.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By atlthrux
Hmmm... I see it in preview, but then the image...

Hmmm... I see it in preview, but then the image disappears. I'll keep looking.

More edit: Ok, now I don't even see it in preview anymore. It's those Verizon guys trying to fix healthcare.org -...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By atlthrux
What's with this exhaust nut?

I was looking at a '74 r90/6 today & saw this mucked up exhaust thread. Horrible phone pic, sorry. Can you make out the weld bead?
...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By atlthrux
Play hooky Wed 10/9??

I've been working too hard lately. Anyone want to ride this Wednesday? I'm open to whatever & have the whole day.
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By atlthrux
Do you have a pic of one of those installs (GS)?...

Do you have a pic of one of those installs (GS)? I poked around on your site but didn't see one of them.
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 50,927
Posted By atlthrux
Hey, is that a potato cannon behind your bike?

Hey, is that a potato cannon behind your bike?
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By atlthrux
brake questions

I was replacing brake pads on my '93 r100gspd today. Operation seemed fine to this point, but the pads were worn & it was time.

Question 1: Should both pistons move an equal distance when the...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By atlthrux
A little tapping of the wrench w/ a mallet should...

A little tapping of the wrench w/ a mallet should be ok. If that doesn't work, cut the exhaust nut off. Buy replacement nut. Apply anti-seize on those threads in the future.
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,569
Posted By atlthrux
Hey, I was just there!! Have (another) one for...

Hey, I was just there!! Have (another) one for me.:1drink
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,569
Posted By atlthrux
Those bags are a bit ostentatious....I'll take...

Those bags are a bit ostentatious....I'll take 'em off your hands for you.:D
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,367
Posted By atlthrux
Omg, does my ass really look that fat? :eek1 ...

Omg, does my ass really look that fat? :eek1

That was probably on the way to or from the most recent Atlanta Area Hookie Day hosted by Jenna. I do remember at some point feeling a weird wobble...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By atlthrux
I hear ya. Your bike looks so clean. Great...

I hear ya.

Your bike looks so clean. Great job.
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