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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 36,448
Posted By WRC51
Moving to Santa Rosa after living in Humboldt Co....

Moving to Santa Rosa after living in Humboldt Co. for just three short years. I found a lot of great roads and trails to ride, going to miss them but NOT the weather. This has been a great thread for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By WRC51
Idid Titlow last year, 299 to the 36 side. A...

Idid Titlow last year, 299 to the 36 side. A beautiful ride, alot of side roads that we didnt take that I thought would be cool to explore.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,141
Posted By WRC51
This is in an old BMW, I dont think the force...

This is in an old BMW, I dont think the force from from the engine will rock that battery too much.:wink:
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 59,740
Posted By WRC51
I saw your bike at the show Sat. for me it was a...

I saw your bike at the show Sat. for me it was a stand out. Sorry I didnt get to meet you, not too many airheads up here. Hey Iam an old VW freak too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 18,416
Posted By WRC51
Nice pictures sorry to miss this one. Thank you...

Nice pictures sorry to miss this one. Thank you Brian for the work in putting the rally together, maybe next year.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,231
Views: 604,497
Posted By WRC51
http://bigbill.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Buildings/i...

http://bigbill.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Buildings/i-H52js3q/0/M/003-M.jpg (http://bigbill.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Buildings/22092006_8wtZZ7#!i=2002782484&k=H52js3q)I stumbled across this covered...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,240
Posted By WRC51
Nice take on the fender bag JetnJim. I am running...

Nice take on the fender bag JetnJim. I am running a Super Moto front fender and had to go this way, as the fender was a little too small to mount the bag. It has worked out pretty good so far. Soft...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,476
Posted By WRC51
I think your last post hits it on the head. :D

I think your last post hits it on the head. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,010
Posted By WRC51
The bike should have a standard tool kit, that...

The bike should have a standard tool kit, that has all you need to remove the wheels and change a plug.(Oil drain plug is 17 MM and the bolts for the oil filter are 8MM). I have one of those...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,445,950
Posted By WRC51
Saw this at our local car show today. Pretty...

Saw this at our local car show today. Pretty cool, as a complete noob to airheads the engine looks like the later ones up to 95.

http:// ...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By WRC51
That is good to know Padmei, as Iam wanting to...

That is good to know Padmei, as Iam wanting to get an R100GSPD for my every thing bike. On a KLR now,and you are right it will do anything I ask of it but the use of it on the Freeway is its true...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By WRC51
All good advice above, there is also a nice car...

All good advice above, there is also a nice car show in Fortuna today (Sat.). And if you are into Teardrop trailers, they are having a camping event at Pamilon Grove campgrounds. (About 8-10 miles...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 18,416
Posted By WRC51
Thanks for all of the route ideas guys. Time is...

Thanks for all of the route ideas guys. Time is not an issue, Oh thats right Iam retired! Sweeeeeeeeeet
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 18,416
Posted By WRC51
Iam still planning on coming, but I may ride in...

Iam still planning on coming, but I may ride in from the coast. OK, here is a question for you guys, any good routes to Shasta City if I was to take HWY 36 or 299 over to the general area of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By WRC51
WOW, some beautiful photos Reddog. I swear I hear...

WOW, some beautiful photos Reddog. I swear I hear a few of those creeks running in a couple of shots, good on you for taking the "other" KLR on that trek.:clap
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By WRC51
I dont want to sound like a dick, but you should...

I dont want to sound like a dick, but you should do away with those wire nuts and solder and shrink wrap those wires.. Although that case looks water resistance I bet some would still get in, just...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,240
Posted By WRC51
Speaking of Rotor Bolts, when we did my brother...

Speaking of Rotor Bolts, when we did my brother in laws doo I had him order a new bolt from the local Kawaski shop. The parts guy said "this is the first rotor bolt I have ever...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By WRC51
I also have had this problem. This is on a...

I also have had this problem. This is on a KLR(sorry) with Shinko 705s the bead is nearly impossible to break. But when broken they spoon on and off pretty easy, I have been doing my own tires for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,317,240
Posted By WRC51
Yes they can be removed quite easily. Just take a...

Yes they can be removed quite easily. Just take a small grinding wheel and grind down the two spot welds that attach it to the bars.(Well mine had just two spot welds on each bar end). Dress the...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,542
Posted By WRC51
I really dont care about the graphics or the...

I really dont care about the graphics or the exhaust, I JUST WANT IT.:D Very nice.
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,397
Posted By WRC51
Beautiful craftsmenship.

Beautiful craftsmenship.
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By WRC51
Very nice bike, if you havent already buy your...

Very nice bike, if you havent already buy your friend a beer.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,462
Posted By WRC51
I call BS, this was way to great of a Trip Report...

I call BS, this was way to great of a Trip Report to be your first.:roflEnjoyed the photos and report Thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By WRC51
Thanks for the invite, I have no problem with...

Thanks for the invite, I have no problem with doing the work(I was into Aircooled VWs for about 20+ years and was a Cat. HD repairman for 35 years before I retired). Thankfully there is a local...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,251
Posted By WRC51
This would be a great idea for a thread. I can...

This would be a great idea for a thread. I can honestly remember the first one I made, a Craftsmen 9/16s box wrench cut and rewelded at a 45 degree angle to loosen and tighten a Chevy distributor...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By WRC51
Iam in the same boat as the OP, bought a KLR with...

Iam in the same boat as the OP, bought a KLR with the intention of doing mostly back and off roads. But it hasnt worked out that way and find my self doing longer stints on the freeways to get to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,676
Posted By WRC51
Great info on the power saving light bulbs. I...

Great info on the power saving light bulbs. I know that Kawaski upped the output on the Gen 2 bikes, but they really should have brought it up enough so you could at least run some power options...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,794
Posted By WRC51
:lurk beautiful so far!

:lurk beautiful so far!
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,010
Posted By WRC51
Thanks mr. matteeanne:clap

Thanks mr. matteeanne:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,010
Posted By WRC51
Does that center stand mount to the footpeg...

Does that center stand mount to the footpeg bolts?? Pretty nice looking unit. Could you post a photo of the mount?? Thanks
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 48,068
Posted By WRC51
Wow what a trip. And you are correct it should be...

Wow what a trip. And you are correct it should be added to everyones bucket list,Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,571
Posted By WRC51
Not "epic" my a$$. Solo, across Neveda, and...

Not "epic" my a$$. Solo, across Neveda, and Westward who could ask for more.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,911
Posted By WRC51
The two Velocette riders in front of the "No...

The two Velocette riders in front of the "No Loitering" sign is great.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,544
Posted By WRC51
Nice report OLH. I have read a few TAT reports...

Nice report OLH. I have read a few TAT reports but usually lose interest a few days into the report, but yours solo, and on an Airhead you have my undivided attention:clap.
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,464
Posted By WRC51
What is the dates and place for next years...

What is the dates and place for next years Rally?? I "should" have an Airhead by then, well I hope so anyway.:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14,866
Views: 1,603,010
Posted By WRC51
Good luck sandlescout, Iam about to check my...

Good luck sandlescout, Iam about to check my valves also, the PO said he did them at about 5000 it now has almost 15000. The shim and bucket type of adjustment is a pain in the a$$. I have done it on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By WRC51
What the...

What the Hell>>>>>>>>>>>>>>??
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By WRC51
I was on my way to Oregon a few weeks back, we...

I was on my way to Oregon a few weeks back, we passed by the turn off to Orick (on 96) and saw no closed signs. And a few weeks before that I followed Bald Hills off of 101 up to 169 then returned...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,206
Posted By WRC51
Some really great looking bikes in this thread....

Some really great looking bikes in this thread. But this one really fires my rockets, and I usually dont care for red bikes. These old airheads are so simple, yet beautiful.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,748
Posted By WRC51
Ha Ha you are correct about the rush of a liter...

Ha Ha you are correct about the rush of a liter bike. My KLR has been my only bike for the last year or so, but I still can remember how sweet it was to wick the throttle on my 07 FZ-1 to pass a...
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