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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,369
Posted By Tripletreat
I've owned to HG Dakar jackets, so you could say...

I've owned to HG Dakar jackets, so you could say I'm a fan. Both jackets were stolen.
I foolishly waited too long to replace one. :cry
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,227
Posted By Tripletreat
Another point to compliment those (good 'uns)...

Another point to compliment those (good 'uns) already made: the older BMWs enjoy good parts availability. That's not something you can say about all brands. In addition, there are K-bike forums...
Forum: Upcoming 02-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,951
Posted By Tripletreat
Friends don't let friends drink Bud Light. :puke1

Friends don't let friends drink Bud Light. :puke1
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Tripletreat
Todd? He definitely gets my vote as a stand-up...

Todd? He definitely gets my vote as a stand-up kinda guy. He's the Airmarshall for our state. He's knowledgeable and conscientious. What else would you be looking for?
Forum: Upcoming 02-22-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,951
Posted By Tripletreat
I've a sad and long history of rolling through...

I've a sad and long history of rolling through the gates after all the reasonably comfortable tent sites have been occupied by others. This year I aim to get there early enough to find grass and...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tripletreat
"The hostel is called Cerrito Lindo which means -...

"The hostel is called Cerrito Lindo which means - Sweat Hill."
:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
"But isn't common for all motorcycle publications...

"But isn't common for all motorcycle publications to gush all over just about every new bike that comes out?"

Common, yes. Inevitable? NO. Motorcycle Consumer News isn't beholden to advertisers,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
I would think all subscribers have the chance to...

I would think all subscribers have the chance to read that test; it's available on-line as of a couple of days ago.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9,235
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,386,270
Posted By Tripletreat
BMW K1100RS Mirrors with housings

On offer is a pair (right and left) of red BMW K1100RS mirrors, complete with the plastic housings. They are in very good condition. I'd like $50 each (which is cheaper that what BMW demands for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 817,286
Posted By Tripletreat
It was grand having some mild temps for a while. ...

It was grand having some mild temps for a while. I seized the time as well! :D
Today it looks like we're in for more funk-inducing inversion layer weather. :cry
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,013
Posted By Tripletreat
Hardpackrider, if you go over to the BMW dealer...

Hardpackrider, if you go over to the BMW dealer there in The City, you can probably pick up a copy of the monthly mag., ON gratis. The club always spends a lot of time promoting the annual rally in...
Forum: Latin America 01-24-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Tripletreat
¿What About Uruguay?

Lots of stuff posted here on Latin American countries, but nothing I can find on Uruguay. Are there any riders passing through that can post some observations? What about residents?
What's the...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 77,207
Posted By Tripletreat
I have had saddles done by the Mayers over many...

I have had saddles done by the Mayers over many years. The first was Bill Sr, who did a great job on the saddle for my R100GS. The sons' work - in my experience- is not up to their father's...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By Tripletreat
Thank you Bob. That's what I was looking for. I...

Thank you Bob. That's what I was looking for. I must say though, I am surprised there is not more comments and, more particularly, some indication that the initiator of the thread was able to sort...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,471
Posted By Tripletreat
Gold Valve Cartridge Emulators on Airheads

Can someone point me to a thread that has riders' experiences installing RaceTech Gold Valves on airhead forks? Surely that's be discussed here, but I can't seem to find any such thread.
I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-18-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9,235
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,386,270
Posted By Tripletreat
BMW K1100RS fairing bits

I'm searching for the metal plates that attach the mirrors to the fairing on a K1100RS. Anyone have a damaged fairing that could be cannibalized?
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,813
Posted By Tripletreat
Humm... it's clear you've stumbled into the wrong...

Humm... it's clear you've stumbled into the wrong forum.
Continue on down the highway another 3-4 miles and turn left at the sign directing folks to the gated retirement community. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
Nice summary of your initial miles on the new...

Nice summary of your initial miles on the new bike. I'm envious!
Thanks for sharing the experience.
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
hand guards

Let me go way out on a limb here and do some speculating: I think there must be a way to remove or replace the hand guards if you don't like 'em. :D
...ever heard the term "farkle" before? :wink:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,882
Posted By Tripletreat
Huntington was once a train stop if I remember...

Huntington was once a train stop if I remember correctly. That was it's reason for existing. That train has now moved on and Huntington gives me the feeling that it'll soon be a ghost town. If you...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,813
Posted By Tripletreat
I've had three R100RS models. When I sold the...

I've had three R100RS models. When I sold the first two, I soon came to regret those sales. My present one will not be sold until after I am gone.
Ride one before you decide if they are for you --...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,551
Posted By Tripletreat
Martelo, I am surprised you have to go so far...

Martelo,
I am surprised you have to go so far north to find any reasonable bikes. What about Spain next door? Surely the Spanish m/c market has something to offer. There is a substantial club of...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,990
Posted By Tripletreat
In speaking with Dave at Recommended Service, I...

In speaking with Dave at Recommended Service, I learned that there is another option: Ikon sells fork springs. I have no personal experience with them; I just throw that tidbit out FYI.
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Tripletreat
I contacted Dave at Recommended Service. That...

I contacted Dave at Recommended Service. That proved to be a great choice. Dave has the parts, the expertise and the willingness to talk one through the rebuild process, which is the route I took....
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
I finally had the chance to put myself on a FJ-09...

I finally had the chance to put myself on a FJ-09 seat today. I've been enthusiastic about this since I first rode the naked version and experienced firsthand that fantastic drive train. However, I...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Tripletreat
If Recommended Service is indeed a distributor of...

If Recommended Service is indeed a distributor of Ikon in the Bay Area I expect all the parts would be on the shelf for a rebuild. However, I'll ask when I call to be sure. If there's any doubt...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Tripletreat
Koni Rebuild

Thanks for the quick replies. Good info, all!
Ohlins are no doubt a wonderful option --- for someone with deep pockets. My pockets are depressingly shallow :cry
On the brighter side, the Koni...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Tripletreat
Koni Rebuild?

I've acquired a pair of Koni shocks for my 1983 R100RS. I'd like to have them rebuilt. However, shipping them to Oz for the Ikon folks to do that is likely to be $$$. My question: who in North...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Tripletreat
Max, I found some Moto Guzzi Hepco Becker...

Max, I found some Moto Guzzi Hepco Becker brackets and had a local welder modify them for a bike they were never intended for, I then had them powder coated . The result was excellent and they have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
The test rider in that last review certainly had...

The test rider in that last review certainly had good things to say about the OEM screen.
I checked yesterday with the local dealer. Initially they expected this bike to be available in Dec. Now...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
The lines of the tall OEM screen remind me of...

The lines of the tall OEM screen remind me of some of the designs of Aeroflow, a company not known to make ineffective after market screens. My sense is that the tall Yamaha screen could be pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 327,577
Posted By Tripletreat
Again? :huh

Again? :huh
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,086
Posted By Tripletreat
Well what do you know, my membership was extended...

Well what do you know, my membership was extended to 2019! :rofl
Are there still folks who think the chairman can just step into the editor's shoes and seamlessly take over the job?
Then I want...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By Tripletreat
I had one of those on my R100GS for touring. The...

I had one of those on my R100GS for touring. The mounting system for that particular bike was not well thought out, and in time it failed. I made my own more robust mounts and rode the bike with...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By Tripletreat
I agree! Wonderful part of my collection of...

I agree! Wonderful part of my collection of riding attire. I too have the long white one which I use during all kinds of weather.
Regarding the comment about "finding the right knot" to keep it...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,574
Posted By Tripletreat
Bmw k-100/k1100

The early K-bikes have a fuel tank cap with an odd design. It will allow rain to enter the tank. It seems like the perfect candidate for one of your filters, yet I have not seen any talk of them...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,086
Posted By Tripletreat
I'm not certain that the Chairman is actually so...

I'm not certain that the Chairman is actually so capable of lording over the Airmail editor as has been suggested. Could he just step in and seamlessly take over what must be a time-consuming and...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,086
Posted By Tripletreat
How could he do that? Wouldn't that power have...

How could he do that? Wouldn't that power have to be granted in the law bylaws?
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 28,086
Posted By Tripletreat
December Airmail

The December Airmail arrived the other day. I was very disheartened to again find no hint of the divisive controversy that's been discussed in unofficial airhead forums for a while now. Failing to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,957
Posted By Tripletreat
Thank you for your keen insights, JettPilot. ...

Thank you for your keen insights, JettPilot. Until today I had not realized that asking for information invoked such passion in folks. Perhaps you've been unjustly, publicly humiliated by Consumer...
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