airhead dirtbikes ???

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Loadedagain, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. Desertpistons

    Desertpistons 80s dakar

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    The bars are not the same as the link above suggests. My bars are german made by krauser if am not mistaken. If i remember well I paid something like 230 dollars then when the dollar was strong. I have also seen them on ebay in germany. They maybe around $300 now. I picked them up in germany together with an extremely large alum tank that i haven't used yet...too many tanks, too many projects...

    Find attached some pics from over the pond. Tag still makes these bikes on special order basis. These bikes were built in the mid 80s. Famous were the alum elongated swing arms. New tag bikes have the 1100 swing arm..

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    then my friend's bike ( he tought me everything I need to know about custom gss). In 2004 He raced the Bmw sponsored 2 cylinder enduro championship in Italy with this bike....

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    and at the end, find my final beauty (just completed 3 months ago) ready for a potential 2007 tunisian trip:rofl :rofl

    This bike will remain in Europe...

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  2. CarbonCat

    CarbonCat Long timer

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    do you really think you can get away with one small picture and no write up on that beuaty????:huh
    more closeups and more facts, please!
    that's probably one of the best airhears rebuilds i saw!:clap
  3. Boojum

    Boojum I Miss the PartyBoss

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    +1,...........Give It Up, Dude! :lol3

    Nice Set Up!:thumb


    Boojum!
  4. Desertpistons

    Desertpistons 80s dakar

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    1043 cc, 38 mm mikunis, carrillos rods, hpn cam and oil pan, oil cooler
    Custom fairing, acerbis tanks (designed by hpn), marzocchi magnum, ohlins, supetrapp, touratech stuff, etc etc...


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  5. sheppie62

    sheppie62 Been here awhile

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    Would a 99 ktm 250sx be a good bike to start with? If so what bmw motor would be best year model etc...:norton
  6. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    Well I now have a front end for my R80G/S project 'Wolfenfighter'
    View attachment 80643
    I bought this last week. Its a KTM 98 Adventure R with a blown gearbox.
    I have been lusting after the White Power 50mm Extreme forks for years.
    These are the same front ends on both of my Rallye's.
    My intention is to graft the complete front end onto my 1980 R80G/S Frame. by Complete I mean bars wheel, brakes.

    Its amazing how over a period of time you can find all you need to build something up. :wink:

    Pezz :)



  7. jellycow

    jellycow out there without a clue, now on a '99 640 AVD

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    I'd use the fairing as well on the BMW. Always thought his is one of the coolest fairings around, but to bad it wasn't on my GS.
  8. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    Hi all. New to the board but not to modded bikes. My first love is tinkering with vintage 2 stroke Yamaha's and Kawasaki's but I've been looking for a good mileage eater that's "out of the norm". Not trying to thread jack but this bike is giving me tons of ideas. Is there any more information availabe on it on the web anywhere. I know where I can get my hands on a good K model for next to nothing right now. I've got a front end that I'm sure I could get to work. Any further info greatly appretiated. This is right down my alley...

    Thanks!

  9. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    From memory its a straight forward conversion. Only thing would be building a Rear Wheel

    Also search for Frank Warner on ADVRIDER he has one too . . . he is away at the Off Centre Rally in Western Australia at present . . I think . .
    His web page http://www.geocities.com/fwarner_au/mc_things.htm
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    enjoy
  10. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    Hey thanks Pezz. Strangely enough I kind of like it with the cast wheel. Spokes would be an obvious improvment but I could live with it as is. I won't be taking any triple jumps with it anyway.:D
  11. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  12. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    Aww Pezz you're killing. Very inspirational! That first pic is just sweet!:clap Not being all that familiar with the K bikes how would that bike ride. With that engine config it wouldn't seem to be topheavy. What kind of weight? Power characteristics?

    Maybe I should calm down and read the links. Thanks!! :wink:
  13. Logo

    Logo Been here awhile

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    Here's a PD off a table top in Modena NY.
  14. pvangel

    pvangel Team AARP

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    Ace or Diamondback?
  15. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    I don't have it yet, but I just paid for it a couple of minutes ago.

    1996 R80GS Basic, it aaaall mine :-):clap:clap

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  16. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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    A post of a Re-post

    Take a Look at this Link that HP2 (a menber here) just post yesterday.

    R80 from 1981 and Up

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    then Man Were Man
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    then the R100 Era

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    If you don't get a "Woddy' is because you have no Pennis.
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    enjoy all you want
  17. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  18. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  19. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  20. The Civil One

    The Civil One Been here awhile

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    I see quite a few of you Guys have the 1100GS drive on the
    Airhead Engine/Box .
    Would any of you be so kind as to show how this is Done.