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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 331,227
Posted By CanadaBiker
I dug around and found this on the Italian...

I dug around and found this on the Italian website. The translation is just from Google.

(more pics on the site)

The site is: http://www.out-motorsports.com/849_enduro.php

Google translate...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 331,227
Posted By CanadaBiker
I wonder what this bike started out as? Are...

I wonder what this bike started out as?

Are there any newer GS bikes that are not tele lever?

Edit: ok it has carbs, so does that make it an older GS?
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
WTB: twin shock front fender, clamshell 'flat bar'

Looking for a front fender. The normal 'short' one? not the long one with the extra bracket at the back of the fender. Rough paint is ok, but Id like one without chips or deep scratches.

Also...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By CanadaBiker
Yeah it was a great seat. The bike came with...

Yeah it was a great seat. The bike came with original white stripes on the front fender and tank. I re-did the ones on the rear fender. The stripes on the tank were faded from where the inner leg...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,157
Posted By CanadaBiker
My dirty bike has gotten naked! I just got a...

My dirty bike has gotten naked!

I just got a rough estimate for the disposal delivery fee to Australia. :)

- Surface - $25 (I assume surface will be lucky to be there by xmas :)
- Air - $45
...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By CanadaBiker
My '77 R100/7 (sold last fall) Similar seat, but...

My '77 R100/7 (sold last fall) Similar seat, but mine seems to fit tighter up against the tank.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3931/14918931783_c5ee1015b6_c.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,157
Posted By CanadaBiker
Don't mean to thread hijack, but I have an extra...

Don't mean to thread hijack, but I have an extra RT headlight glass screen and rubber boot. I wonder if it's worth selling?
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,157
Posted By CanadaBiker
My R100/7 had that feature. Canadian bike so...

My R100/7 had that feature. Canadian bike so maybe we got the euro version?
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By CanadaBiker
Any opinions on Woodys .vs Buchanan for lacing a...

Any opinions on Woodys .vs Buchanan for lacing a rear R100Gs hub to a conventional rim?

I wonder if either company would supply a rim and a spoke kit specifically for this type of mod.

BTW - is...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By CanadaBiker
Do you mean Woodys has the jig to get the right...

Do you mean Woodys has the jig to get the right bend in the spokes? I know Stephen had his local machinist remove the material from the inside of to hub.

Btw - I've been on this road for a month...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By CanadaBiker
AFAIK, yes, but you will still need to have the...

AFAIK, yes, but you will still need to have the inner portion of the hub machined to fit onto a standard mono f/d. If you want to do it without disturbing the rim and spokes, you would need a lathe...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By CanadaBiker
I got lucky. The P.O. had also stored the...

I got lucky. The P.O. had also stored the original seat away in a cardboard box. I was happy to get rid of the Corbin seat. I think it weighed more than the entire bike. :)

You probably know this,...
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By CanadaBiker
Very reminiscent of my /7 that I found in a barn....

Very reminiscent of my /7 that I found in a barn. But my fairing was very ugly.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3952/15353468810_8df64870d5_z.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By CanadaBiker
To Canada, I've had faster shipping from MotoBins...

To Canada, I've had faster shipping from MotoBins than the usual suspects in the U.S.

I've also had good experiences with A&S, Max, and Bobs. But one major nit pick for Bobs, is that if you order...
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By CanadaBiker
I used thin para-cord on my /7

I used thin para-cord on my /7
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By CanadaBiker
I wondered as much. Was their a build site...

I wondered as much. Was their a build site somewhere?
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By CanadaBiker
Rear spokes on a monolever! More info on this...

Rear spokes on a monolever! More info on this bike would be much appreciated!
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,459
Posted By CanadaBiker
Isn't Yamaha now bringing the SR400 to North...

Isn't Yamaha now bringing the SR400 to North America? I know it's not a scrambler but it's sort of a classic. What's the price of the SR here compared to the new duc? Ok I just looked 6 grand. I...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,459
Posted By CanadaBiker
Oh ok. I thought that I read the Ducati was under...

Oh ok. I thought that I read the Ducati was under 400 lbs, but maybe that was internet gossip or it was a 'dry' number. Still 84 pounds lighter is nothing to shake a stick at. Especially when also...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,459
Posted By CanadaBiker
I don't disagree on paper, but the style,...

I don't disagree on paper, but the style, character, and 'emotion' of the decision puts it in a modern classic comparison. There are loads of bikes that would fail a comparison to a new Japanese...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 49,459
Posted By CanadaBiker
It's 125 pounds lighter than the Triumph...

It's 125 pounds lighter than the Triumph Scrambler!!! And it makes at least 25hp more with smaller displacement.

Really, I think this bike needs to be compared to the other bikes in its class:...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
Shipping to Florida is $30.00. Pretty good for...

Shipping to Florida is $30.00. Pretty good for the weight of two calipers and two rotors.

Cheers.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By CanadaBiker
This is interesting. I wonder if my '87 R80RT has...

This is interesting. I wonder if my '87 R80RT has a resistor somewhere? I'll look closer the the wiring diagram and see if I can track it down. It would be way cool if it had one!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 100,342
Views: 19,292,882
Posted By CanadaBiker
WTB: 19" front rim for a DR hub.

I'm looking to buy a 19" front rim for my DR hub. I'm thinking 1.85 or 2.15. Ideally, I would like to run a 90/90 front but I know I might have to go with a 19 x 110/80 (Shinko 705). Not sure if I...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By CanadaBiker
This method helped me tremendously on my R100/7....

This method helped me tremendously on my R100/7. It took a bit to get the rhythm, but then it came naturally. As CD said, you pull up on the shifter to take the play out before it engages into a...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
WTB: R100R rear hub.

Hi all,

Looking to buy an R100R rear hub. I don't need the rim / spokes, just the hub.

Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
all items sold

all items sold
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By CanadaBiker
That's my experience x1000. I put them on my '74...

That's my experience x1000. I put them on my '74 CB550 and my /7. Because of the heavy tractor-trailer traffic we have in our area (they head to the international border) big stretches of our local...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By CanadaBiker
Yes I said "... which confirms that Diston's...

Yes I said "... which confirms that Diston's information ..... was dead on" I think "dead on" is stronger than "ccccorrrect":wink:
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By CanadaBiker
I was a bleary eye'd when I went through the...

I was a bleary eye'd when I went through the fiche, but I think it looks like at least some of the /5s had moved over to the longer 525 cup, and that some of the R60s stayed with the short cup until...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By CanadaBiker
Ok thanks again. I did some digging and looked up...

Ok thanks again. I did some digging and looked up the spline cup a.k.a "Driving Dog"and here are the part numbers I found by year and displacement. I'm not sure if this is truly indicative of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By CanadaBiker
Thanks! So, the issue won't be final drive...

Thanks!

So, the issue won't be final drive to swingarm / drive shaft compatibility, but the final drive splines to the wheel cup? I wonder if there are any tell tales when looking at used parts to...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By CanadaBiker
Final Drive, swingarm & driveshaft compatibility on twin shock bikes?

HI everyone,

I know there are differences in swing arms & driveshafts & final drives on the twin shock bikes:
- thick vs thin on the driveshaft tube where it meets the swing arm tube
- drive...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By CanadaBiker
Thanks for the info. They look interesting. So...

Thanks for the info. They look interesting. So that's a 2.75 on the front?
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,111
Posted By CanadaBiker
Can I ask what tires you have? Thanks

Can I ask what tires you have?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 544,958
Posted By CanadaBiker
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By CanadaBiker
I wonder how I would mount them on my R80 (non...

I wonder how I would mount them on my R80 (non G/S) The street model uses the arms from the frame, and bolt through the back of the footpeg. Maybe there is a bracket that has the tabs?
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By CanadaBiker
The calipers are on the front. I had considered...

The calipers are on the front. I had considered flopping them around until I realized the axle was off centre and it would slow the steering.

I double checked the fiche and I have all the spacers....
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 25,676
Posted By CanadaBiker
Awesome thread. Quick question: what triple...

Awesome thread.

Quick question: what triple clamps are you using for the DRZ forks? If aftermarket, do they have the same offset as the DRZ triples or an offset closer to the original BMW...
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