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Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By c1skout
go to your local junkyard and pull the rear...

go to your local junkyard and pull the rear heater out of a schoolbus or conversion van. Most schoolbus heaters would suit you well, they are built in their own heavy-duty box (so school kids don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,546
Posted By c1skout
An older fellow I work with told me "Never ride...

An older fellow I work with told me "Never ride colder than your age!" Seems like a good plan, when I was a kid it didn't matter how cold it was.... a few years ago I was good down to freezing, now...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 373,663
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4859_zps8f0789aa.jpg

Seneca Rocks, WV
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 567,834
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/IMG_3734_zps079abeed.jpg

Somewhere in Alabama!
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,079
Posted By c1skout
How about putting a shed roof off one side of...

How about putting a shed roof off one side of your shed then boxing in the other 3 sides? I did that at my last place for a riding mower, It wasn't high enough so I had to lean down over the steering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,008
Posted By c1skout
R-model International, sweet truck!

R-model International, sweet truck!
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,897
Posted By c1skout
That's a BEAUT! You went from a police bike to a...

That's a BEAUT! You went from a police bike to a fire bike! Love the colors.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By c1skout
Nice pics, good to have an understanding missus...

Nice pics, good to have an understanding missus too. Can't beat the local discoveries.



I've been exploring my local roads for 30 years now. I probably won't have hit them all in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,397
Posted By c1skout
Way to go! I might try to do one myself someday....

Way to go! I might try to do one myself someday. I thought you weren't allowed to have caffeinated drinks while you were doing a SS1000, was I wrong about that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,188
Posted By c1skout
My longest was 18 hours, but we only made about...

My longest was 18 hours, but we only made about 525 miles! Ashville NC to Petersburg WV. We traveled slowly but only stopped once where we sat down and ate, the other stops were potty breaks, fuel,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By c1skout
Looks like a great ride!

Looks like a great ride!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By c1skout
No, western PA. East of Pittsburgh.

No, western PA. East of Pittsburgh.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By c1skout
"just around the block"

Sunny and 37 degrees when I got out of bed, after I poked the fire I looked out the window and saw the myriad colored leaves falling and knew I just had to take a quick trip around the block. My...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By c1skout
Thanks, A couple questions though. Is that all...

Thanks, A couple questions though. Is that all the better your headlight is? Or is that just the way the camera makes it look? The voice clarity was very impressive. Is your mike hard-wired into the...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By c1skout
My brother's frankenbike has '72 /5 forks and...

My brother's frankenbike has '72 /5 forks and bodywork on a '76 /6 frame. There were a few small differences that I don't remember, but I do remember that he had to weld a tab on for the /5 steering...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By c1skout
Mine's been doing that for years. When I feel it...

Mine's been doing that for years. When I feel it slipping I just pull up on the ring (like I'm trying to use it to lift the tank straight up) while turning and the cap spins out.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,495
Posted By c1skout
Lookin' good

Lookin' good
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By c1skout
I've had the dual-tour on my RT for the last 10...

I've had the dual-tour on my RT for the last 10 years or so. It's holding up well so far, just some loss of color on the edge.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By c1skout
Mine's been faintly glowing for the last 8 or 9...

Mine's been faintly glowing for the last 8 or 9 years, but it charges fine, and it doesn't glow all the time. I can only see it at night and if I beep the horn it goes out. I've had the bike quit...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,948
Posted By c1skout
I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far! ...

I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991734
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,890
Posted By c1skout
I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In...

I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In normal use I run between 3-4,000 rpm, but I regularly spin it right up to redline. If I wanted to cruise at 5,000 rpm I'd be in 2nd gear most of the time...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By c1skout
I've got about 50 miles on it so far since...

I've got about 50 miles on it so far since putting it back together and (fingers crossed) no clicks yet!
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,572
Posted By c1skout
[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four...

[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four months of nice riding weather, three months when it doesn't snow, two months without below-freezing temps, and one month of almost-perfect riding weather....
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By c1skout
You guys talked me into trying just the washer...

You guys talked me into trying just the washer trick, so I put it all back together tonight. If the weather holds I'll try it out tomorrow and see if that helped.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By c1skout
UPDATE I tore it all apart tonight. I...

UPDATE

I tore it all apart tonight. I held the swingarm upright in my vise and used some flat plate and 4 bolts through the final drive mount flange to compress the cush-spring. There is no...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By c1skout
I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the...

I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the exhaust apart at an oil change. Would I be able to feel play in the Cush drive by hand with the final drive removed? Is it serviceable with regular...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,062
Posted By c1skout
That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice...

That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice then have someone run it over is terrible. I hope you weren't on it. Good luck with the adjuster!
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By c1skout
"click" from footpegs

1980 R100rt

I've run this bike almost 40,000 miles, so it's not new to me, but in the last month or so I've noticed an occasional "click" through the footpegs. It feels almost like someone...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By c1skout
Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?

Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,131
Posted By c1skout
This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I...

This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I needed that!
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,344
Posted By c1skout
maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the...

maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the speedo and they no longer match.
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,280
Posted By c1skout
My 1980 RT has the factory buzzer. Works well! If...

My 1980 RT has the factory buzzer. Works well! If it ever quits I'll be looking for another to replace it.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By c1skout
Disston, My Bosch coils were the replacement...

Disston,
My Bosch coils were the replacement for the "blue" coil that they supposedly no longer make for 6v systems. I do have a (12v) blue coil on my Enfield.
I simply switched the brass blade...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By c1skout
Glad you made it okay! I've had 2 rear...

Glad you made it okay!

I've had 2 rear flats. The first was years back, I was at a red light and when it turned green I started to pull out and immediately noticed something was amiss, so I...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By c1skout
I didn't know they changed the coil mount point...

I didn't know they changed the coil mount point for the single shock bikes, but I noticed those coils were mounted farther forward than where mine are.

Here is what I got from my local auto...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 38,057
Posted By c1skout
I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy...

I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy coated pistons! Looking good so far.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By c1skout
Well I tore it off this morning and there is a...

Well I tore it off this morning and there is a crack!

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/104_5080_zps43940d20.jpg

tough to see in the pic, it's right where the...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By c1skout
Are the newer Bosch coils garbage?

1980 R100RT
About 2 years ago I was having an occasional stumble that eventually turned into 1 bad coil. The originals being 30 some years and over 100,000 miles old I didn't feel to bad about...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,614
Posted By c1skout
Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box...

Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box of goodies?

That Rt looks the same as mine, except I have the square airbox, and my paint isn't as good, and mine's filthy from commuting, and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,373
Posted By c1skout
Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it,...

Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it, suit up and adjust your speed in the rain. I did a 6 day trip in June and hit rain every day but 1. I commute all summer on my bikes so I'm pretty...
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