Say hello to my new friend

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by kaltblitz, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. kaltblitz

    kaltblitz Adventurer

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    I purchased this 1989 R100GS tonight. She's cosmetically a little gnarly, but only has 15k miles on her and is mechanically sound. The seller even had every receipt going back to date of purchase in 1989. The still-primered metal PD tank is dented, but I plan to fix that as well as her other shortcomings in the coming few months. I can't even begin to say how stoked I am!

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  2. Puddle

    Puddle Been here awhile

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    I like it.
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  3. Cogswell

    Cogswell Spudly Adventurer

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    Good looking survivor !

    Mike
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  4. Speed King

    Speed King Long timer

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    Perfect way to start IMO.
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  5. patrkbukly

    patrkbukly 52 Weeks of warm

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    That is beautiful, one of the best years. It will outlast both of us.

    I gotta know Bob...how much was that Price is Right Showcase Showdown?
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  6. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    Fit a r100r front brake caliper to help it stop. As the stock ones are shit
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  7. Houseoffubar

    Houseoffubar HoFmetalworks.com

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    Bravo!!! :clap
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  8. ME 109

    ME 109 Long timer

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    Why am I finding this bike appealing? I've stubbornly ridden my RS like a GS for twenty years, yet here's this machine that's caught my eye.
    Hmmmmm, interesting.

    Well done kaltblitz.
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  9. ozmoses

    ozmoses Ride On

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    Somebody stole your seat!

    It is a good looking machine; how's it run?
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  10. kaltblitz

    kaltblitz Adventurer

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    It came with a Corbin custom made for that tank as well as the stock bumble bee seat.

    Runs good! Just needs a new driveshaft boot, tank paint and a good cleanup.
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  11. akabeton

    akabeton Adventurer

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    Gnarly is good.

    Lots of potential.

    Nice score.
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  12. camgregus

    camgregus riding gently now

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    89s
    rock!!!!
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  13. 2WheelTraveler

    2WheelTraveler backinthesaddleagain

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    Your plans are?
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  14. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    nice
    well done
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  15. OFA

    OFA Adventure Obsession

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    Nice bike. Great find.
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