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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 101,600
Posted By WU7X
1983 R100RT 60th Anniversary Edition

For Sale 1983 R100RT 60th Anniversary Special





1983 BMW R100RT
Pearl White 60th Anniversary Edition $5,000

59,xxx miles
Forum: Hacks 06-30-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7,584
Views: 2,868,214
Posted By WU7X
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/30/06e44a3855...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/30/06e44a38551316d592df1bdfc59c94d5.jpg

NWO/TT rally this weekend in Plain, WA. Very HOT!!


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Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,644
Posted By WU7X
Out for a ride this morning. I love this...

Out for a ride this morning. I love this GS!http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/30/8ca101a5a451e2cbd88531e991e83ddc.jpg
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/30/2c40503787bc8cb533a81bab92ec9850.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,958
Posted By WU7X
Al, sure wish I could have seen your trailer. ...

Al, sure wish I could have seen your trailer. It is a work of art man! :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By WU7X
Our thoughts and prayers out to everyone...

Our thoughts and prayers out to everyone suffering from the fires. It isn't even the "hot" part of the summer yet! :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By WU7X
Great pics! I was there on my DL650 hack, with...

Great pics! I was there on my DL650 hack, with the whole family. so didn't get out on any of the trails. We left Saturday after sweltering in the sun.

see you next year!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,958
Posted By WU7X
It was nice to see all the DSers there again this...

It was nice to see all the DSers there again this year. I went to the first rally in Ellensburg on my F650GS Dakar. There were only a handful of other bikes there. This time I took the DL650 hack....
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 43,143
Posted By WU7X
1983 rt

I've owned this one for a little over a year. Love it, but found and love a '89 GS more. So this one will be listed here on ADV soon. 60th Anniversary Edition, with too much money invested in it. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
Doug, Let's try to get together. I'll be...

Doug, Let's try to get together. I'll be camping in the cage area with my family and will be riding around on my DL650 hack. We should have four campsites with my White 4Runner and a yellow...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
Now that is great news! Perhaps when you get...

Now that is great news! Perhaps when you get back we can start showing the rest of the BDR DVDs somewhere around Spokane. Have all but AZ.

Dale
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,385
Posted By WU7X
there is always tomorrow. You gave it a great...

there is always tomorrow. You gave it a great shot. Now go home and recuperate. Try again in the fall?
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By WU7X
Check out the Conti TKC70s. I have a pair on my...

Check out the Conti TKC70s. I have a pair on my R100GS and really like them. Conti describes them as a 70/30 tire.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By WU7X
A different tire perhaps?

I have no idea whether or not you can find these in the right size, but I have a set of TKC70s on my new to me R100GS. They are a great tire and I like their looks. I did a 350 miles trip on them...
Forum: Photos 06-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8,552
Views: 8,471,408
Posted By WU7X
I'm a member also! My plans have been...

I'm a member also! My plans have been drastically altered again this year. Had planned on caging the WABDR early in July, then IDBDR in late August/early Sept., followed by a great loop through WY,...
Forum: Photos 06-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8,552
Views: 8,471,408
Posted By WU7X
In Spokane? Where?

In Spokane? Where?
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,891
Posted By WU7X
Early morning, winter time, heading east?

Early morning, winter time, heading east?
Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11,384
Views: 3,923,213
Posted By WU7X
Love the peaty scotch from Islay. :freaky

Love the peaty scotch from Islay.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
You have to come over and check it out some time!...

You have to come over and check it out some time!
:wink:
Forum: Photos 06-16-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,211
Posted By WU7X
Gracie...

Gracie (http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=344445&stc=1&d=1434493772)

My 1983 R100RT 60th Anniversary Edition, Gracie. I will be having her for sale on ADV soon. If anyone is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,592
Views: 912,231
Posted By WU7X
Good eye!

How in the world did you ever spot this? BTW, great pics!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
Please look me up! Will have the whole fam...

Please look me up! Will have the whole fam damily there. 2013 Dl650 hack and 2011 white 4Runner with small trailer and rooftop tent. Two of us will be sleeping in the RTT and the others in a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
Ha ha! Actually I was a field geologist for many...

Ha ha! Actually I was a field geologist for many years and love working with 7.5" and 15" USGS topo maps. The old 15" maps were great for showing locations of old mines, towns, railroad lines, etc,...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,644
Posted By WU7X
Now that is a very intereting build! Took me a...

Now that is a very intereting build! Took me a second to realize the rear fender, headlight, muffler, etc., are all add-ons. Great job. :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
Question Northwest Overland/Touratech Rally in Plain, WA

Are there any others from the Spokane area planning on attending this? I'm bringing my whole family. We'll be camping out in the NWO section as I've volunteered to do first aid service as needed. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
thanks! I purchased it from a...

thanks! I purchased it from a collector/restorer. He decided to get a KTM and his wife said something had to go. We all know that story, right? :lol3 The bike really is in excellent condition. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By WU7X
Well, I just mounted it on my DL650 hack instead...

Well, I just mounted it on my DL650 hack instead of the GS. It fits almost like it was made for it. Just have to come up with a better way to strap down the bottoms of the side bags. Put my Wolfman...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-14-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
Econwatch, Thank you for your input. I'll...

Econwatch,

Thank you for your input. I'll check this out on mine. I know that I am missing something easy or doing something stupid. I'll get it figured out.

Dale
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
I understand what you're saying but I live 45...

I understand what you're saying but I live 45 miles from the ID border. I cannot imagine having to ride briefly, stop, change the SD card and then continue. It would be easier to use paper maps.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
Yes, the other name for the bike is a Bumble Bee...

Yes, the other name for the bike is a Bumble Bee because of its colors. It came from the factory just like that. It is even sharper with the original yellow and black seat. I think its one of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
The OEM yellow and black seat is a board. My...

The OEM yellow and black seat is a board. My first ride was 350 miles through Seattle and back on Highway 2 to Spokane. By the time I got here me arse felt like Sansa Stark's in Game of Thrones. I...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-13-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
So, you are suggesting that in the middle of a...

So, you are suggesting that in the middle of a ride I pull over, turn off the Montana, open it up, then switch SD cards. That doesn't sound very practical to me. Especially if I would then have to...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-13-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
Good question; I'll try to find out.

Good question; I'll try to find out.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-13-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,607,921
Posted By WU7X
I am now using a 32a gig sd card too. Still...

I am now using a 32a gig sd card too. Still trying to learn all the ins and out of this 650. I did find out that I can only open one set of 24 K maps at a time off the card. If I do more the gps...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,644
Posted By WU7X
My new ride. Easiest handling bike I've ever...

My new ride. Easiest handling bike I've ever ridden. Plan on keeping it for a long time. Much prefer the Corbin seat over the OEM one though. Anyone reading this who has a Corbin Oval back rest for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,600
Views: 424,977
Posted By WU7X
My new ride. ...

My new ride.
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/13/fae4a0aafd81a1ce2a7132c1e80da958.jpg


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Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By WU7X
Mechanically I have two left hands. So guess...

Mechanically I have two left hands. So guess I'll root through some of my old Airmail mags and see if there is someone who can fix it for me. I usually shift by ear, but it is nice to still have a...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By WU7X
Aha! Wirespokes, this I can do! I'll clean it...

Aha! Wirespokes, this I can do! I'll clean it up on Monday. Too many other things going on until then. Once wife is back to work I can start to play again.

Will using a second, stronger magnet...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By WU7X
Rob, yes, it is. It has the flexible rubber...

Rob, yes, it is. It has the flexible rubber mount. The PO added it after purchasing the bike and storing it for 12 years.
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By WU7X
Warin, no it does not return to zero. Is "sticky"...

Warin, no it does not return to zero. Is "sticky" repairable?
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By WU7X
Question Electronic tach on the fritz

I recently picked up a beautiful '89 R100GS Bumble Bee. Best bike I've ever ridden by far. But it has two small issues; the side stand (hate it!), and the electronic tach doesn't read properly. ...
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