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Forum: Airheads 01-01-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,732
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Okay. Let's go another direction with this: is...

Okay. Let's go another direction with this: is there anyone out there running snowflakes tubeless that had the tire go flat at speed? Is so, what was the outcome? Did the tire stay on the wheel?
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Thanks! I should have thought about snowbum, of...

Thanks! I should have thought about snowbum, of course he would have those numbers.
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
torque specs...

I'm replacing the brake rotors on my '83 R80RT and don't know the torque setting for the rotor fasteners. Nothing in my Clymers, or BMW manual that came with the bike. Anyone know what the correct...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Rick's your man...

Rick sells quality stuff and is always available if you need help. He has sorted out several electrical enigmas on my R80 over the phone. He is very knowledgeable and willing to help if you are in...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Check out "Travels with my Airhead" on that MOA...

Check out "Travels with my Airhead" on that MOA page. No need for a "Retro-Airhead". The orginals are doing just fine.:norton
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,197
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
HB Rack...

I've just mounted a set of 35L Pelican cases provided by Caribou Luggage on my 2012 650 V-Strom. I didn't have a single fit issue with the Hepco and Becker rack---everything went together fine and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,012
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Even though I'm not a sportbike guy the bike...

Even though I'm not a sportbike guy the bike Rocker proposes would fit nicely into the current Guzzi lineup. I don't believe it would attract new riders to Moto Guzzi but would appeal primarily to...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
R80 Final Drive..

Thanks for all the replies. I assumed the twelve-point wrench/socket was what I needed, but wanted to be sure--I have enough buggered stuff on my plate at the moment. No clearance issues on my bike...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
R80 Final Drive...

I've a 1983 R80RT and I have to pull the final drive for a thread repair. The four nuts holding the final drive to the driveshaft appear to be made to accept a twelve-point socket. A 12mm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
I'm assuming your talking about the forest...

I'm assuming your talking about the forest service road that starts at boulder creek and goes over freezout pass--thats the best maintained route--all gravel and designed for logging trucks. Should...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
blue falcone

1968 was the final year for that version of the Falcone--amazing but true. The Nuovo Falcone was in production from '69--'76.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
TUbliss System...

I've an 1983 R80RT and would love to run without tubes. I have the cast wheels, which BMW says are not approved for use without tubes. Has anyone tried using the TUbliss system (very high pressue...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45,309
Views: 8,856,071
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
heavy duty tire tubes

Time to put new tires on my wr and am considering using heavy duty tubes in conjuction with the the MT 21s. Any disadvantages to the heavier tubes other than the increased weight? Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 586,673
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Looking for luggage rack...

I've a 1983 R80RT and I'm looking for a factory luggage rack to fit. Many of the RTs and RS of that era were spec'ed out with a rack, perhaps you or someone else has one availible????? Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,550
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Best repair manual for airheads?....

I want to get a repair/maintainence manual for my 1983 R80RT. Is the Clymer the best one to get, or are there other options? Thanks for your help.
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
done deal....

Well...looks like I am the owner of a 1983 R80RS. The bike showed as well in person as in the photos. Took a long test ride on a variety of roads and speeds. It is definitely going to take some...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Going to ride the R80 tomorrow....

Thanks for all the imput. Will be having a look at the RT tomorrow. One of the things I did not consider when deciding to persue an old airhead is that, from a rural setting such as mine, finding "my...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Is the R80 enough...

Just now getting around to airhead bmw ownership....found a 1983 R80 RT, total restoration--100% in all respects, close to home...will check it out on Sunday. Question: looks as if you've covered...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
R80 Rt

I'm slated to go to Montana next week to look at the 77R100 and low and behold a 83 R80 RT showed up on Craigslist much closer. It has 50,000 miles and has been fully restored by somone who knows his...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
wow...quite a response!

Pretty new to this forum--I'd rather ride than write--but honestly thanks for all the replys. The /7 in question is 500 miles away and I am going to have a look/ride next week....
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
contemplating BMW airhead purchase...

Greetings.

I've been riding motorcycles on-and-off for 40 years (!) and am only now finally getting around to finding an airhead boxer. Not too interested in the monoshock R80 derived later...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 45,602
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Sale on Klim gear.....

I just ordered a Tomahawk Parka and Chinnok pants from Lee at Duel Sport Armory (dualsportarmory.com) this morning. They are offering 10% off all Klim with free shipping. Pretty rare deal for Klim...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Ha! Replying to my own post--should have checked...

Ha! Replying to my own post--should have checked the 'serch' box. Duh. Loads of endorsements for Klim. Expensive but worth it seems the opinion of most.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
Riding Gear

I need new riding gear for offroad (mostly) riding. I really like the look of the Klim products. Anyone out there have experience with their goods? Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 45,309
Views: 8,856,071
Posted By Fred C. Dobbs
EXUP Servo Motor removal...

Like many here, I am in the process of removing weight from my WR. I installed an FMF exaust system and removed the exup cables in the process. I also want to remove the servo motor, but understand...
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