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Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Nx250 running lean at cruising speeds

I have generally well maintained bike with low mileage. At 50 mph and more in 5th and 6th feeling a miss ... chocking a little makes it go away.

So I assume it is running lean.

What should I...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,518
Posted By Sparke
WTB-RUSSELL or MEYER Solo Seat for SLASH 2

I would like to find a Meyer or Russell Day Long solo saddle in good or repairable condition so that I can ride more hours at a time on my R69S.
Forum: Europe 02-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,542
Posted By Sparke
More suggestions

I too highly suggest Maniva, it was a highlight of my 2011 5 week tour. Mangart was also excellent.

The permit to ride Tremolzo and Nota is available free of charge if you are staying in a local...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,980
Posted By Sparke
MY Worst Find

Yes I bought it!

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv65.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,544
Posted By Sparke
Badges on Hoske on/2

My tank was striped to bare medal, there were no hoes on my Hoske so I adhesived the badges on then cute screw heads and glued them in place. You should have seen the tank raw, it was constructed of...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,544
Posted By Sparke
My R69S

I can't believe it. I have never seen this thread until now! Here is my /2 a 1966 R69S. I am currently trying to complete a deal on a R27. I have had at least 7 or 8 /2 era machines through the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Raising bar height

Stock bars rise about 2 3/4" (70mm)... The bars I want to put on rise 4 1/2" (115mm) and are 2 " wider...So I am pretty sure not everything "stock" will reach.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Engine pertection from Russia

If these bar are a for sure bolt right up to the older NX250's I would be ready to be in on a "Group Buy" Anyone else interested in looking into it?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Raising Handlebar Height ???

I want to put on wider higher and rise handle bars so I am not so bent over when standing on the foot pegs. I have found the thread info about using Kawasaki GT550 clutch cable for the extra length....
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 510,518
Posted By Sparke
R26 for sale

BMWhttp://www.dennissimon.con/images/r26fs.jpg R26 1960 (titled 1961) Matching numbers. 9600 miles on the odometer, but who knows? Speedo part is working. In a survivor sort of condition. Starts...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Renthal bars

How much to you think the height of the grips went up? How tall are you? I am wondering if this improvement is high enough for me? ..I am 5'10"
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Rear tire swap info needed

I have been backtracking through this thread but can not find the accurate info on what 17 inch wheel swaps correctly. Please inform me , thanks
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,804
Posted By Sparke
Bye Bye EML

Shipped the rig away to the new owner today. Best of luck...put lots of miles on her.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,303
Views: 1,080,164
Posted By Sparke
Recently aquired NX250

I just picked up a NX250 with only 2000 miles on it. I am wondering if anyone has as experience raising the handle bar height 1.5 or 2 inches, and if you can get away without replacing throttle and...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-03-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,446
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140 available

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/lifan1.jpg

This is the engine kit I have available. in the original box 54 lbs. 20x12x14 inches my zip code is 21152 you figure out the shipping to your address. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 38,446
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140

I have a Lifan 140 that I bought about a year and a half ago new in a box unused. I was going to put it in a CT90 but then bought a NX250 instead. I would take $275 plus freight for it. anyone...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,539
Posted By Sparke
Lifan 140

I have a Lifan 140 that I bought about a year and a half ago new in a box unused. I was going to put it in a CT90 but then bought a NX250 instead. I would take $275 plus freight for it. anyone...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,804
Posted By Sparke
Up for sale

I have not put the rig to good use for quite a while and I have decided to offer it for sale. It was a very hard decision to make, but someone else should enjoy it. Its on Ebay now.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 585,147
Posted By Sparke
EML/ Goldwing on Ebay

I have listed my EML / Goldwing rig on Ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/GOLDWING-WITH-EML-SIDECAR-1977-1983-/111080772673?_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&forcev4exp=true
...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 585,147
Posted By Sparke
For Sale Goldwing /EML Combination

http://www.dennissimon.com/image/adv203.jpghttp://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv203.jpg
<style>*<!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Times New Roman"; panose-1:0 2 2 6 3 5 4...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sparke
Alps rentals

I would be interested.

I have done 10 tours in the Alps in the last 13 years. I have gone with an American based tour company except for the last trip in 2011, when I travels without any...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,559
Views: 678,075
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

here is the movie, it lasts 45 minutes... the last half is un- belivable


<iframe src="http://www.provincia.bz.it/cultura/vige/embed.asp?v=266%2Eflv" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,559
Views: 678,075
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

This is a fantastic Video...Has anyone ever posted this movie shot in 1926 in the Dolomites for the Italian tourism promotion department.


...
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,441
Views: 585,147
Posted By Sparke
Russell seat BMW R100 RT 1981

I am putting this seat on Ebay tonight for a friend.

Russell Day Long Saddle Only 18 months old. Used for less than 1500 mile ride time.
Removed from 1981 BMW R100 RT. In perfect original...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By Sparke
Russell Seat BMW R100RT 1981

I am putting this seat on Ebay tonight for a friend.

Russell Day Long Saddle Only 18 months old. Used for less than 1500 mile ride time.
Removed from 1981 BMW R100 RT. In perfect original...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,299
Posted By Sparke
Riding in the Dolomites in 1926

Has anyone listed this anywhere on ADV?
http://www.provincia.bz.it/cultura/service/videoteca.asp?vige1727_search_title=In+motocicletta+sulle+dolomiti#
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,036
Posted By Sparke
I am looking for Krauser Keys

I thought I should restart this thread two year later.

I am in need of the same two Krauser keys
S150 and S324
Have any new suppliers shown up?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 233,736
Posted By Sparke
Passo Maniva in Northern Italy...very...

Passo Maniva in Northern Italy...very underrated... I wish I had better photos. Ride it, you will not be disappointed.http://dennissimon@centuryofspeed.com/images/adv344.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By Sparke
Scootering the way it used to be

Here are a couple of YouTubes you might like...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlyl3HWiz2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoH0Nj0oxu0&feature=related
Forum: EMEA 10-30-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,267
Posted By Sparke
Corsica Motorcycle rental info wanted

I am planning 2 week Corsica tour..has anyone had any experience finding any motorcycle rentals on Corsica.
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML top

I just found a photo on this tread that shows the type of frame that supports the top.

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv340.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML top

Fits like this....http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv339.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML top

No....Its the Fold-able Top not the windshield.
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML Convertible Top

Anyone need a new old stock EML Tour black vinyl
convertible top ( no frame, just the top with windows ) that would fit a sidecar like pictured here for $40. I stopped by Bob's BMW today,because...
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
Attention Moderator

Please fix the spelling of the word "running" in the thread title...thanks
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
Sidecar ID

I think what you have there is Squire Sidecar... The leading link front end looks like EML to me....
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
Sidecar tires

I have never seen a EML sidecar with a 10" wheel....some Watsonian's had 10 " wheels...
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML Tire info

Maybe this info will help with your tire searches...
125 x 15 is a size tire used on old Citroen 2CV
125 x 12 is a tire used on the old Fiat 300 and 500

I use a screw action scissors jack under...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML part needed

I am in need of a lens like this for my sidecar.... anything out there????

http://www.dennissimon.com/images/adv337.jpg
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,620
Posted By Sparke
EML Rigs

Here is another EML rig I put together years ago . The bike is a 1984 Honda GL 1200 bare Goldwing. Does anyone know where it is today???? If I remember correctly I sold it to a guy from Michigan.
...
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