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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,223
Posted By Andrew
Yes. ...

Yes.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=27131019&postcount=31
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 72,978
Posted By Andrew
Yes, what Plaka said. The Airheads FM thread is...

Yes, what Plaka said. The Airheads FM thread is for posting items for sale, or for indicating desire for an item. That's it - no PMs, no back-n-forth banter about the things offered or requested....
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 102,826
Posted By Andrew
What is so hard about the simple rule: no ebay or...

What is so hard about the simple rule: no ebay or craigslist ads here? :dunno

And to clarify, no ads from any external sites - this thread is solely for items offered or requested by or from ADV...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,626
Posted By Andrew
:clap

:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,198,755
Posted By Andrew
:nod :nod

:nod
:nod
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,198,755
Posted By Andrew
Gang, a reminder to keep it clean up here. The...

Gang, a reminder to keep it clean up here. The site-wide rules are posted above, and apply.
Any images with meaty bits will be removed, and anyone posting such may find themselves on vacation.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By Andrew
That's how I did it on my R80. As a further test...

That's how I did it on my R80. As a further test for off-idle synch, I would nose the bike against a stout wall, engage the clutch, put into 1st gear, then release the clutch enough to put a load on...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 45,810
Posted By Andrew
That's the heart of the problem right there, IMHO.

That's the heart of the problem right there, IMHO.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,772
Posted By Andrew
Not such a problem, if you have an iphone... ...

Not such a problem, if you have an iphone...

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rotary-dialer/id284926166?mt=8

http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/photos/uncategorized/2008/06/30/idial_1.jpg
Forum: Rallies 06-14-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,860
Posted By Andrew
I think it could work well if threads for...

I think it could work well if threads for "official" ADV events start with "ADV", like was suggested a few posts back - that will help people see at a glance.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,223
Posted By Andrew
I heard someone speculating about a fluid-drive...

I heard someone speculating about a fluid-drive for the front wheel, like Yamaha did with their 2-Trac system.
I guess it would make sense as a traction control option, a 2WD ride.
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By Andrew
I still remember that first time... I was...

I still remember that first time... I was lane-splitting on the Bay Bridge through evening commute backup, on the '87 R80. Totally freaked me out, until I realized what it must be and remembered I...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,772
Posted By Andrew
The XenForo interface scales to mobile use...

The XenForo interface scales to mobile use seamlessly... it is NOT like looking at the current site on a mobile browser. Rather, it figures out that you're mobile and scales adjusts streamlines in a...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,772
Posted By Andrew
I've been testing the beta site, along with the...

I've been testing the beta site, along with the rest of the ModSquad... uploading images is far easier. Simpler. Obvious. :deal
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,772
Posted By Andrew
Cool2 *** Yo! Important news, change is coming to ADVrider ***

I know some of the 'heads don't get out too much further afield on the site, so here's some important news you can use:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26958906

Expect the site...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By Andrew
Cool2 Yo! Important news, change is coming to ADVrider

Some Old's Cool folks don't go much further than this section, so here's the news:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26958906

Expect big improvements in speed and reliability,...
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 314,479
Posted By Andrew
Which button? The "Buy it now" button? First post...

Which button? The "Buy it now" button? First post on first page, top of the post... the "button" shows up when there's inventory to sell. Currently sold out.

Kudos to Grok for not taking orders...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 45,810
Posted By Andrew
I saw Joe's email to the Airmarshals... in the...

I saw Joe's email to the Airmarshals... in the four contested regions, three of the four races were won by relatively senior members, judging solely by their membership number. The one exception was...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,198,755
Posted By Andrew
:lol3 "Harold and Maude" was filmed in the San...

:lol3 "Harold and Maude" was filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area... in 1971. So that would be a bike from one of the local agencies. And I do believe the director was Hal Ashby...

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Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 54,403
Posted By Andrew
Well, I often tell people I'm not lost, I'm just...

Well, I often tell people I'm not lost, I'm just exploring. :D

But yes, of course, a clean way to carry enough fuel for a long ride without petrol available. I carry an extra two liters in SIGG...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 54,403
Posted By Andrew
It's a mystery to me... My bladder is...

It's a mystery to me... My bladder is hard-pressed to last more than 150 miles at a stretch, I just don't see the point of a tank that can go almost three times that.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,198,755
Posted By Andrew
My attention was drawn further south... and a...

My attention was drawn further south... and a touch north of the tank.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 513,212
Posted By Andrew
Looks ready for this: ...

Looks ready for this:

http://www.tahoeposters.com/images/products/detail/v5037c.jpg http://www.tahoeposters.com/images/products/detail/v5060.jpg
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 314,479
Posted By Andrew
I balanced my throttle bodies today with a...

I balanced my throttle bodies today with a Harmonizer, from the old batch couple years ago. What a great tool, it's just perfect. Thanks, Grok, for coming up with this and for bringing it back into...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17,331
Views: 11,198,755
Posted By Andrew
Sweet old Vee...

Sweet old Vee...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,344
Posted By Andrew
Thanks. Diablo is closed today, but I'll pick up...

Thanks. Diablo is closed today, but I'll pick up a half dozen on Tuesday, so I can get back on the GS. Mine were so old (15 years!) they had become brittle and cracked... and leaked.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 513,212
Posted By Andrew
Those are what... 8-gauge? Or 6?

Those are what... 8-gauge? Or 6?
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Andrew
Bowlin is golden! But oh Riley had the 6x1.0 set,...

Bowlin is golden! But oh Riley had the 6x1.0 set, worked fine. It's pretty fun to fix a ham-fisted mistake so easily.


tapped on a mobile device
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,666
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 381,711
Posted By Andrew
Note to self

Those inside gaskets on the valve covers, around the spark plugs, probably weren't designed to last more than five or six years... putting them back in after 15 years of use was just asking for them...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,562
Posted By Andrew
"Us all"... :lol3 I'm just an inmate, like...

"Us all"... :lol3 I'm just an inmate, like everyone else, also happen to be a volunteer moderator (& janitor). But this cool website, ADVRider.com, that we all enjoy and contribute to, is Baldy's...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 102,826
Posted By Andrew
As noted in the first post, all items in this...

As noted in the first post, all items in this thread are cleaned out after a couple months. Your post was most likely swept over to cold storage:...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,562
Posted By Andrew
Noting bait & switch about SmugMug - you pay for...

Noting bait & switch about SmugMug - you pay for it, there are no ads, works great. AND it helps Baldy pay the bills for this site... or feel free to click the "Donate" button link down below. Not...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 437,239
Posted By Andrew
The cast rims seem to be just as soft as used to...

The cast rims seem to be just as soft as used to be, my '87 R80 had a similar flaw when I purchased it. A local tire shop was able to roll/persuade it back into original shape on a special press,...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Andrew
Thanks, I have my day's work cut out for me. And...

Thanks, I have my day's work cut out for me. And now the O' O' O'Reilly earworm in my head, too.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,562
Posted By Andrew
WTF??? This crapfest is about to get cleaned out....

WTF??? This crapfest is about to get cleaned out. Want to help? Go back, any of you, and delete your own needless-dickery posts. I'm going to trim out as much of the contentiousness between OP and PO...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By Andrew
I just buggered the threads on my R1150GS head,...

I just buggered the threads on my R1150GS head, one of the valve cover bolts got over-tightened, and went squishy... it's a small diameter bolt, I assume there's enough material around the stripped...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,344
Posted By Andrew
Anyone in the East Bay have some R1150 Oilhead...

Anyone in the East Bay have some R1150 Oilhead valve cover gaskets, at least the small donuts that fit on the spark plug hole in the middle of the covers?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 437,239
Posted By Andrew
Nothing fluglier in this world than a Touratech...

Nothing fluglier in this world than a Touratech extended shift lever... :deal

Well, except maybe the right side of my GS after the donut on the valve cover leaked today :cry
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 437,239
Posted By Andrew
I'm happy with Fastway platform pegs on my GS...

I'm happy with Fastway platform pegs on my GS (which sticks to roads). Would they mount as easily on an RT?

http://diesel.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Footpegs/i-6H4NSRm/0/L/114_1434-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,639
Views: 437,239
Posted By Andrew
:fpalm :dhorse

:fpalm :dhorse
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