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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:00 PM
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Posted By bpeckm
Amen! :clap

Amen! :clap
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
Hint

:huh

Seems that Gretchen is off to a good home.......

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-R80ST/i-TWL3JBh/0/M/Hello%2C%20Gretchen%21-M.jpg

:D

....more to come, I promise! :wink:
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
:clap Thanks for that ^ post... it really...

:clap

Thanks for that ^ post... it really hit a lot my nails! Nice shots of the XL, and the grin says it all! I might just still be looking for that little 175! :evil

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
Jim K, I just re-read your thread (which I had...

Jim K, I just re-read your thread (which I had also conveniently bookmarked...) and I really like what you did. I am not a fairing fan, usually, but that one just looks right. First thing I noticed...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
Got the ole girl rollin'..... put the tank back...

Got the ole girl rollin'..... put the tank back on:

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-R80ST/i-5dr3gVR/0/M/getting%20ready%202015-M.jpg

I used a temporary tach last season when I sent...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By bpeckm
:wink: Fun to read and see (man, that is as...

:wink:

Fun to read and see (man, that is as clean a generator/coil/points as I have ever seen!) and remember. My 50/2 is long sold, but the memories live on. What a sweet motor. It took me lots...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 70,478
Posted By bpeckm
:cry Putting the 80ST on the block and see...

:cry

Putting the 80ST on the block and see if anybody wants.....

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-R80ST/i-N9bwt6h/0/XL/Nov%2023%206-XL.jpg

Asking $4200, see my sigline for the full...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,428
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 Holy crap! Love it, for what...

:eek1

Holy crap!


Love it, for what it's worth! I appreciate uniqueness, and those are.... unique!

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
:lol3 Yup, to that ^ It's sorta like...

:lol3

Yup, to that ^

It's sorta like .... Puhleezzz... don't turn to look for traffic, it upsets the balance when you twist around... let ME do that..... :cry

Oh well, I do love her dearly,...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By bpeckm
:bow I'm liking what I see, more, every time...

:bow

I'm liking what I see, more, every time I look. I had an R100 with twin Brembos... durn good frontend brakes!

...and the color is very very good, which surprises me, as I normally don't...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,136
Posted By bpeckm
:cry Well, I've been thinking long and...

:cry

Well, I've been thinking long and hard.... after a couple of little mishaps that only made me worry, (I didn't get hurt physically!), I am thinking that it is time for me to....sell...........
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By bpeckm
:huh I think that what they mean by...

:huh

I think that what they mean by "sequential" is that, if one shoe touches the drum first, no pressure will/can be applied to that shoe until the other one is also touching. Using that same...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By bpeckm
:evil How are you liking your...

:evil

How are you liking your "silencers".... which ones did you buy, and do you find them quiet, just right, or too noisy? Love that Norton-muff look!!

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,629,065
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Now I have TWO shots of airhead...

:evil

Now I have TWO shots of airhead creativity to save in my digital archives..... I'll bet the right-foot=clutch was a fun one to learn! :evil



:D
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By bpeckm
So I see that you have two posts, and both of...

So I see that you have two posts, and both of them are up ^ there... which tells me that the thread never got "saved" or posted, or whatever. You are definitely here, your thread is definitly not!...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By bpeckm
As all have said, above. :evil When I had...

As all have said, above. :evil

When I had my 60/6 (yes, 2LS drum on the front!), my son learned the hard way about that "grabby" thing... after a humid night in Florida, when he was just learning...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,629,065
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 ...aaaahhh..... all those years of...

:eek1

...aaaahhh..... all those years of watching McGyer have now REALLY paid off!!! :lol3

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By bpeckm
:wink: Aw, so freekin' SU-WEEEEEET!! Thanks...

:wink:

Aw, so freekin' SU-WEEEEEET!! Thanks for posting the pics, good to "see" it all happen... You are all DA BEST!!

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By bpeckm
I had the 'xact same thing when I mounted a...

I had the 'xact same thing when I mounted a "salvaged" Brown on my R80ST. I stuck it in the vice and used a grinder to relieve the shoulder that keeps it from coming back farther. A little bit of...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 10,708,049
Posted By bpeckm
:wink: Airheads forever! ...

:wink:


Airheads forever!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Other/Misc-and-fun/i-pmfqMSj/0/L/Twin%20BMW%20twins-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,629,065
Posted By bpeckm
:clap Sweet, Silverhead! Gotta love...

:clap



Sweet, Silverhead! Gotta love the young'uns.... :D


...and nice bike, btw... what's that speedo/bucket combination?

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,428
Posted By bpeckm
:evil ...that's some serious brake power...

:evil


...that's some serious brake power up front!

and love the lights.....

http://i606.photobucket.com/albums/tt150/faza/2015-03-21_10-23-01_310.jpg

Gotta say I'm lovin' this thread. ...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By bpeckm
:evil I LIKE that part, which I had no idea...

:evil

I LIKE that part, which I had no idea existed! My screen/headlight uses the same bolt, and adjusting the tension on the screen, or moving it, requires that I get inside the headlight...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By bpeckm
For used, you might try Roland Robitaille in NH...

For used, you might try Roland Robitaille in NH...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,325
Posted By bpeckm
Sigh....... I thought the bike looked...

Sigh.......


I thought the bike looked great w high pipes, but my Old School Aesthetic really favors EXACTLY the swept-up look that you have....:evil. And if'n those are Hoskes....well.......
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By bpeckm
Amen. I made one up, really quick and...

Amen.


I made one up, really quick and dirty, with tubing (I think maybe 12 ft +/1) which I coiled at the top, and used ATF. Hardest part was getting the ATF to the middle of the loop (had to...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,629,065
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 Telemark! :evil ...

:eek1

Telemark! :evil





Gold Star for Old's Cool!
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By bpeckm
:D .....Well, that sounds like a fluctuation...

:D

.....Well, that sounds like a fluctuation in your voltage. Lower voltage makes for dimmer lights! It could be battery or the voltage regulator.

More clues/hints/information needed: does...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By bpeckm
Look into cheapo bicycle speedometers...

Look into cheapo bicycle speedometers (http://www.davescheapbikes.com/best-bike-computer/)... they use the rotating wheel with a magnet attached, and can be quite adequate.

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 99,353
Posted By bpeckm
Yep!

:evil


http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R80ST-and-GS/i-XqJGGSg/0/L/Old-Skool-Fall-2010-024-L-L.jpg



:D
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,034
Posted By bpeckm
Interesting thread, 'specially since I did NOT...

Interesting thread, 'specially since I did NOT stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night....:evil

I am always amazed at the knowledge that lurks on ADV, and regularly read for entertainment and...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By bpeckm
Ooops...good catch, it was just a dream...... ...

Ooops...good catch, it was just a dream...... :cry

:D
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By bpeckm
I believe that the two bikes above have different...

I believe that the two bikes above have different mounts (dual- vs. mono-shock) but the undersides should be pretty close. Note that the /7 tank has a flush fuel fill, whereas the upper one has a...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7,989
Views: 1,629,065
Posted By bpeckm
here ya go... ...

here ya go...

http://s4.postimg.org/4ebawsggt/photo_7.jpg

:evil
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By bpeckm
My first thought is also that the clutch is not...

My first thought is also that the clutch is not fully dis-engaging....it sounds like the engine is "working" against a load.

Try this: stopped, engine running, clutch out (disengaged) while in...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,822
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Holy crap, what a story! ...and...

:evil

Holy crap, what a story!

...and we wonder how and why we get jaded and cynical as we "age"....:lol3

:D
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By bpeckm
Where are they leaking? The fact that they leak...

Where are they leaking? The fact that they leak makes me suspect that your floats/valve are mis-behaving, i.e. they are not shutting off the fuel flow.

First I would pull the plugs and see if...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By bpeckm
:D Heat gun is definitely a tool, one of...

:D

Heat gun is definitely a tool, one of many. By todays sophisticated heat-sensing cameras, a little crude, but certainly useful.

I am toying with the idea of this:
...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By bpeckm
As an "inseam challenged" airhead rider with an...

As an "inseam challenged" airhead rider with an R80ST, this is a subject near and dear... I have gotten used to sliding off one side justabit to be able to stand comfortably when stopped.

But, in...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By bpeckm
What he said: it could be a very useful tool in...

What he said: it could be a very useful tool in the arsenal, but look at the other things as well. Plug color is a good key, but it takes some running to get an accurate read. Sounds like your...
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