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Forum: Airheads Today, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Zodiac
I'm signed up for NY ride. ...

I'm signed up for NY ride.

http://www.gentlemansride.com/rider/Zodiac
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
I doubt it, but there was some pretty surprising...

I doubt it, but there was some pretty surprising warnings when registering about bike types, essentially saying customs, cafe racers, and vintage bobbers etc were the only bikes they wanted taking...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Yea, lets meet up, should be fun or funny...

Yea, lets meet up, should be fun or funny depending on the hipster ratio....:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Anyone in central Brooklyn smelling a real strong...

Anyone in central Brooklyn smelling a real strong diesel fuel smell in the air?
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,169,453
Posted By Zodiac
Cool, I guess my 74 CB550 had some real cheapies...

Cool, I guess my 74 CB550 had some real cheapies on it. Even the brakes look pretty unobtanium....
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,169,453
Posted By Zodiac
Sweet, tires look a bit knobby-ish for that rig...

Sweet, tires look a bit knobby-ish for that rig though, are those period style?
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,169,453
Posted By Zodiac
Damn, that's gorgeous! Chromed frame?

Damn, that's gorgeous!

Chromed frame?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Nice, but I just joined it last night and I...

Nice, but I just joined it last night and I already have the highest donations for the NYC ride....:deal:lol3


I wonder if they'll give me a free coupon for body waxing?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
lol no, not a waxer. Waxed cotton...

lol

no, not a waxer.

Waxed cotton jacket. :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Alright so it's not an ADVenture ride....

But it is a ride, and it's in NYC.

Anyone else doing this? I think the only prerequisites is you need either a classic or custom cafe/bobber etc type bike and some silly British professor type...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
I rode through Brkyln to LI, and north shore...

I rode through Brkyln to LI, and north shore area, pretty much
Never went below 80mph, roads were dead except a bit on the way home on the Jackie.

I avoid "events" like that like Ebola. :D
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Zodiac
An R100rs done just right will have no problem...

An R100rs done just right will have no problem keeping up with your buddies.

I had mine at BYOB ralley last year and I never lost sight of them. Braking is a whole other story though but that...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,855
Posted By Zodiac
Looking great TJ!

Looking great TJ!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Oops, pre coffee dyslexia...:lol3

Oops, pre coffee dyslexia...:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
How would that be possible, with all the...

How would that be possible, with all the delivery, construction/maintenance, etc etc vehicles midtown would need to stay alive?
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
That would make for a pretty spectacular low...

That would make for a pretty spectacular low slide crash, it that bike ever had one…
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Well think about it; if a thief doesn't have a...

Well think about it; if a thief doesn't have a plate to ride it away with he chances being pulled over on it so he might avoid that bike for one with a plate.

And if he does ride off without a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
complete with hipster mustache rider.

complete with hipster mustache rider.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Nice, I'd bore some lightening holes in em and...

Nice, I'd bore some lightening holes in em and then have them powder coated locally.

Does that jig swing out to open the rear hatch?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
PM me, I'm in Windsor terrace and interested.

PM me, I'm in Windsor terrace and interested.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Zodiac
I found 2 sets, looked like same connections but...

I found 2 sets, looked like same connections but had brass colored backsides.

Each set was around 20$. Looks like I'll have some spares....:D
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Zodiac
Thanks, I checked them out, didn't see any new...

Thanks, I checked them out, didn't see any new ones (in this version) but found a few pairs of mid 90s so I might buy a few - thanks.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Zodiac
I looked into it, looks like they were stock -...

I looked into it, looks like they were stock - the kind found on some 90s K100/k1100s.

This was a LOW one, the H one still works okay.
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Zodiac
Fiaam horns

Anyone know if the 2 Fiaam horns I have on my 88 RS were stock?

One's dead, gotta replace but they don't look like the same horns on the Max Fiche....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-08-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
If time's not an issue, and of course you want to...

If time's not an issue, and of course you want to avoid the BQE at all costs, you could take the Jackie to Van Wyck and jump on the Whitestone, just have to merge the last possible second from the...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,199
Posted By Zodiac
Maybe I'm adding confusion here but wasn't he...

Maybe I'm adding confusion here but wasn't he asking if they were Bias Ply tires, not if he could use them tube/tubeless?

(or does Bias Ply always mean uses a tube?)
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 627
Posted By Zodiac
Tough to use on most Monos, since they usually...

Tough to use on most Monos, since they usually have Y spoke cast rims, maybe on the Mystics. :D
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
I call them side cases.....:D

I call them side cases.....:D
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
gorgeous shot!

gorgeous shot!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
My old K 100 simply can't have it's sidestand...

My old K 100 simply can't have it's sidestand lifted without pushing it to the right.

And it carries all it's 600lbs high up so there's no lowering it and rolling it on an angle either.

So if...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,257
Posted By Zodiac
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
:lol3 you bastard… Hey, I've done quite a...

:lol3 you bastard…

Hey, I've done quite a few things besides the paint job to this rig.

Best thing was probably the 336 cam, twin plugs, and removal of the exhaust expansion chamber.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
You should see a Dr about this Mono Envy sickness...

You should see a Dr about this Mono Envy sickness you have Lornce...

:D

Ps- mono also has a 1" shorter wheelbase so don't worry, your's is longer....:rofl
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
Thanks, it's not done yet, have a newly painted...

Thanks, it's not done yet, have a newly painted spare body to install, and eventually want to redo the frame.

Here's a link to how to change to a solo seat- very easy-...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
Yup, that's what I said, the 88 had a 33/11 i.e....

Yup, that's what I said, the 88 had a 33/11 i.e. better real world gearing....
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
Exactly my point, the Mono had a 33/11, and as...

Exactly my point, the Mono had a 33/11, and as you said most RS's had the 32/11 (least from 79 onward).

I've ridden both, and could never leave the Mono RS.

I agree some of the body work wasn't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
Damn Jesse, glad you're still in one piece, good...

Damn Jesse, glad you're still in one piece, good for you.

How'd the bike fair?
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
Oh right, sorry.... they changed them I think in...

Oh right, sorry.... they changed them I think in 1980 from the 33/11 to 32/11, which some 77s already had.

I go by the Bill Stermer book. The 77 had more horsepower and a better top speed but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23,030
Views: 1,552,165
Posted By Zodiac
That's correct, look at the arrow on the sidewall.

That's correct, look at the arrow on the sidewall.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6,523
Views: 1,307,927
Posted By Zodiac
Welcome to the 88 RS club. With larger...

Welcome to the 88 RS club.

With larger forks, mono shock, nikasils, and a better gear ratio, electronic ignition, Brembo brakes, it is a better bike than the 77....:evil
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