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Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 213,116
Posted By losercharles
Oil Window - Right side of bike

Since there isn't a dipstick to measure oil, i figure the window on right side is to serve the purpose. So if this bike is on the side stand- oil looks nearly empty. Take the bike off the stand and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 213,116
Posted By losercharles
Just bought 2001 KLR 250

I picked up a KLR 250 this weekend. It is a 2001 model with 10k on the clock. I plan to have the fluids replaced soon, but spent the weekend putting 300 more miles on it! I should probably open up...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,052
Views: 383,192
Posted By losercharles
:bowThanks for continuing the story, one of the...

:bowThanks for continuing the story, one of the greatest...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By losercharles
I never knew jealousy made a sound, but i'm...

I never knew jealousy made a sound, but i'm pretty sure I heard it when I saw the pictures you posted. Great looking ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By losercharles
Training Wheels: no more

As a single father of a 6 year old, I try to make a conscious effort to include my son in as many activities as possible.
http://cgofort.smugmug.com/photos/85133359-M.jpg

Motorcycles are no...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By losercharles
Sometimes I get this too, if I'm in stopped...

Sometimes I get this too, if I'm in stopped traffic, I know my airhead is starting to heat up.. too much. The idle will drop. I actually have to open the throttle just a bit to keep the idle up so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,147
Posted By losercharles
Why are you in neutral? what year it that...

Why are you in neutral?

what year it that BMW, looks like a /6
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By losercharles
Good photos, I love national forest roads.

Good photos, I love national forest roads.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2006, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,671
Posted By losercharles
In the interest to keep this out of Jo Momma...

In the interest to keep this out of Jo Momma :lol3

If you can find a 76 R90/6, you'd have a reliable bike with power to spare. :thumb
That year has the larger pushrod tubes, and a few other...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By losercharles
Very nice reading! Looks like a real adventure...

Very nice reading! Looks like a real adventure there!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,872
Posted By losercharles
That is a purdy lookin motoscooter

That is a purdy lookin motoscooter
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,164
Posted By losercharles
I have to agree with everything said here. I...

I have to agree with everything said here. I didn't buy my motorcycle to save money. Hell, it's an expensive hobby! There are tons of things to buy (ATGATT) which aren't cheap. Thing about the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By losercharles
Question Airhead lighting options

I noticed the headlamp on my bike is cracked... Must have taken a rock to the face or something. Since I have to replace it, it got me thinking about better alternatives that could fit inside the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By losercharles
Damn dude, did you pack those bags to tightly...

Damn dude, did you pack those bags to tightly they needed to be strapped shut? http://cyclecat.smugmug.com/photos/17499771-M.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,676
Posted By losercharles
Help me out on this since my speedo is off too......

Help me out on this since my speedo is off too... So there's a magnet that the bicycle speedo uses and normally mounts onto the spokes of the bike, yet motorcycle spokes are much larger.. how do you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2005, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,845
Posted By losercharles
Looks like I just missed you guys. I rode from...

Looks like I just missed you guys. I rode from Austin to Alpine on the 25th...
http://www.geocities.com/steveisaloser/bigbend.jpg

and then rode into Fort Davis for the snow fun. Sorry no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2005, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,905
Posted By losercharles
Beautiful pictures, I wish I was talented enough...

Beautiful pictures, I wish I was talented enough to capture and share places like you. Thanks for letting us all be there.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2004, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By losercharles
I have the s500, it's a great camera. The...

I have the s500, it's a great camera. The battery life is prety good too. I prefer the s series over the A because it has a lithium ion battery, which means it doesn't take the AA like the A75 A80,...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,147
Views: 1,237,071
Posted By losercharles
Here's a photo of my '76 R90 ...

Here's a photo of my '76 R90

http://www.geocities.com/steveisaloser/bmwlakebastrop.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By losercharles
Cool little brodge there and just a few hours...

Cool little brodge there and just a few hours from home. I was looking for a place to ride this weekend. Regency just may be it. :thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By losercharles
Ouch, dude.... So with that said it's probably...

Ouch, dude.... So with that said it's probably just best to convert to a later handle bar mount. Some old fella who works on BMWs says that I could just slap a Suzuki Master Cylinder on it, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By losercharles
Brake Failure light likes to flicker on

Today, I notice that my brake failure light started to flicker. COuld this be due to low fluid level? What causes the light to actually come on? I hate that brake fluid is hidden underneath the...
Forum: Face plant 09-22-2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,930
Posted By losercharles
It's obvious from the photo the driver is blind,...

It's obvious from the photo the driver is blind, i mean who on earth would knowingly buy a car the color of pigeon poop after cheap mexican buffet.....
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2004, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By losercharles
There's old pilots and then there's stupid...

There's old pilots and then there's stupid pilots, but there aren't any old stupid pilots. That saying can certainly apply to motorcyclists too!

-Losersteve!
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By losercharles
Ok, Ok here's a link to the website I found my...

Ok, Ok here's a link to the website I found my sons PW 50...
http://www.texasoffroad.net/forum_p...irtbike_forsale...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By losercharles
Pw 50 Update!!!!

I Paid 450 bucks for the 2000 PW 50. I took it home and put a size 12 metric nut on the rear of the axle (No nut meant the rear end was loose and the shaft wasn't making good contact on the spindle,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2004, 02:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,143
Posted By losercharles
1976 r90

Shows ~15,000 miles on the clock. Spent last 15 years a barn queen until earlier this March. When I got it running, it showed 5200 miles, so I think i've ridden it a bit.... still a lot of life...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By losercharles
Thanks for the feedback

Thanks for the feedback
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2004, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 929
Posted By losercharles
The slow motion of his wreck didn't make it seem...

The slow motion of his wreck didn't make it seem any less painful!
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By losercharles
2000 Yamaha PW 50

Think I may have found a 2000 PW 50 for my 5 year old for 500 bucks, but there's a problem with it. The owner says there is a rear bearing that needs to be replaced. Something about after you start...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2004, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,213
Posted By losercharles
Friend of mine decided to take up selling of...

Friend of mine decided to take up selling of those pocket bike things. He had success with moving the first 100+ machines... now he's got a deal with a factory in China, they're putting together...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2004, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,959
Views: 3,099,736
Posted By losercharles
That is one pretty moto :thumb

That is one pretty moto :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 32,877
Posted By losercharles
While I should be surprised that it has taken...

While I should be surprised that it has taken forever for this story to be posted, I have even greater amazement that it has 3 "stars" can't we get a few of 'em removed to set reader expectations! ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2004, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By losercharles
Waiting on parts.. ever heard of airhead salvage?...

Waiting on parts.. ever heard of airhead salvage? web address is www.airheadsalvage.com He's convenient to me since it's close to Austin, but he's also got tons of parts and I know he's not afraid...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 1,064,872
Posted By losercharles
Well, it was the first time for me to see these...

Well, it was the first time for me to see these photos. Truley spectacular! Thanks for sharing.

-Losersteve!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2004, 12:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,568
Posted By losercharles
These photos were posted almost a month ago......

These photos were posted almost a month ago... how's it looking now? I've got a'76 R90 that is my daily rider... I'd love to tear it down and clean it up, but i can't keep off the damn thing long...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,919
Posted By losercharles
I've got a little dude who's about to turn 5.... ...

I've got a little dude who's about to turn 5.... I am really considering purchasing a little 50 for him. How old is the brycebug?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2004, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By losercharles
Problem Resolved!

Problem Resolved.. it was the alternator rotor! Thanks for all the advice!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2004, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By losercharles
I got the machine home fine last night, just ran...

I got the machine home fine last night, just ran it without the headlight...

Steps taken so far to diagnose my problem:

1. I grabbed a couple of tall boys out of the fridge and bullshitted...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,385
Posted By losercharles
A quick walk downstairs and a turn of the key.......

A quick walk downstairs and a turn of the key.... The only lights that show on the display are neutral and oil.. no generator light.... Will the bike make it home for me today? (approx 15 miles...
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