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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,776
Posted By 110Mike
Never had an accident... until I had one. ...

Never had an accident... until I had one. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By 110Mike
Fuses, fuses.... wherefore art thou my fuses?

Hi all ya airheadeds.

My Clymer says on my 82 RS, I should look around the battery tray beneath my seat for the fuses.
Heck, cannot find anything resembling a fuse, not even a blown one.
(Even...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By 110Mike
Where? Where? Where?

Where do you get your K75S bars from guys?

Thanks in advance

Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,324
Posted By 110Mike
So..... what have you found in your M/C tire?

Well. Air mostly............
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,103
Posted By 110Mike
A Shame

To me it is a shame to cut and bob or undress a perfectly good R100RT!

These mistresses just cry out to be taken on long and fast journeys, where the two of you have a shocking good time...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 114,638
Posted By 110Mike
Me?

Am I on the list?

Cherry red 6054716

Airheaded greetings

Mike
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,823
Posted By 110Mike
110!

The 110 in my handle actually refers to my Landrover Defender 110 Tdi............. definitely not built for speed, nor does in have any abilities in the way of speed.
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,823
Posted By 110Mike
Feedback

Thanks for all the responses, best wishes, advice.

Dogsroot, the K bikes I think will be too top heavy for me. And methinks I may have had worse foot injury with a K bike. The boxer portrusions...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,823
Posted By 110Mike
2 Kinds of rider

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You heard the saying: There are 2 kinds of riders, those who fell, and those who are going...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,740
Posted By 110Mike
Coil??

I did not see you replacing the coil?
Did I miss it somewhere?

Especially as you said you were taking her through rivers. So maybe water in the crackomatic coil?
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,294
Posted By 110Mike
Quote: since we have a young family and she's...

Quote: since we have a young family and she's tired of me taking off on long trips. Unquote

Oh boy!
Getting an Airhead is not going to stop you going on long trips......on the contrary!
You...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,837
Posted By 110Mike
Not Porsche

Thanks

Thats the one. Will try to contact the e-bay seller.

And no, not the Porsche design helmet.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,837
Posted By 110Mike
Eish!

Eish!

113 views. no pictures?

Someone? Please?

Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,837
Posted By 110Mike
Romer helmet pictures wanted

Hi all

I got a Classic Romer helmet and had it repainted.
Unfortunately the painter lost the piece in front of the mouth.

Can someone please help with a couple of pictures (or perhaps a...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By 110Mike
No

No.

Dont think adding oil will help. Gears stripped, awful graunching noise and feeling in every gear but direct.
Not possible to get into neutral.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By 110Mike
%$#@

I have just prettied up this ST of mine
Changed the leaking input shaft seal
Painted and powdercoated some parts
Tank and other painty parts redone in the original Cherry/apple red......

Was...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,093
Posted By 110Mike
Thanks

Thank for all the responses guys.

Think I will give them a pass as I have enough other vehicles requiring constant maintenance.

I like my Highway speed too.

Nice old school bikes though
...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By 110Mike
R80ST Gearbox compatibility?

Hi all ya airheadeds

Yesterday I had a very expensive sounding noise coming from my gearbox.
Had to clutch slip home in what I think was the 4th (direct) gear.

Should I wish to simply swap...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,093
Posted By 110Mike
Royal Enfield......Why?......Educate me

Hi all.

Coming from an airhead, why should I consider a "modern" (2000+) Royal Enfield?

I have been thinking about one, liking the simplicity, supposedly good mileage.

Please educate me....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,218
Posted By 110Mike
Torque to use?

All very good advice....

But please, can someone help with the torque values required for my silicone valve covers?

Pretty please?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,218
Posted By 110Mike
Resurrection, Torque values

Hi all

May you all have a leak free 2012!

Resurrecting this thread as I have just received my silicone valve cover gaskets.

What are the torque values required? I did not receive anything...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By 110Mike
R100RS Protection for fairing/ headlamp glass?

Hi to all of the Airheadeds (as well as those with something more substantial)

Yesterday was the second time this year my fairing`s headlamp glass shattered.
Both times I had no idea how this...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By 110Mike
IKON rebuild?

Hi Guys

My R100RS`s rear Ikons started leaking/sweating oil. They are only 18 months old, less than 10000 miles. And no I am no fat-ass :D

What to do? Motobins are standing by the 12 month...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By 110Mike
Change all fluids

Get a manual or two or three.

Change all fluids, filters and plugs. .......... Your very self.

Fluids: Fork oil, Engine oil, Gearbox oil, Driveshaft oil, Final drive oil.

All that...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16,134
Views: 9,603,512
Posted By 110Mike
Beemer

Anyone notice the nice Beemer?

Neither did I!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By 110Mike
Yet another diode board question

Hi all you with air in the head

My R100RS is currently being checked out for a charging issue.

Not being very elecktrickery-minded I decided to swap my ST and RS diode boards.
The reason is...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,462
Posted By 110Mike
[QUOTE=ozmoses;16321627]I presume this is your...

[QUOTE=ozmoses;16321627]I presume this is your consideration and not concern over the squandering of rubber trees...

QUOTE]


You got that right.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,462
Posted By 110Mike
Replace

I also have a R80ST

Bought it with a set of good+good quality , but 10 year old tyres on (Avon, if I remember correctly).

One near incident on a slightly wet road made me realize the false...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,640
Posted By 110Mike
Hilarious!

"Fuel economy". And "Airhead" are words that should not be in the same sentence.....

Seriously though my R100RS gets 31 -32 mpg but can be better. I have seen 35 - 36 mpg before the previous carb...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By 110Mike
I also get 34/35 ish on my 82 R100RS. I have...

I also get 34/35 ish on my 82 R100RS.
I have to add that it spends most of its time miles above 5000 rpm.

I am jealous of the other`s good mileage......

Mike
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,402
Posted By 110Mike
Cables

Thanks

I also thought of simply moving the standard bars back one hole, but will have to drill or modify the instrument mounting bracket. Still, would be the cheapest 1st option.

Are your...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,402
Posted By 110Mike
A couple of pics of the K-Bars pretty please. ...

A couple of pics of the K-Bars pretty please.
I am considering the same, and I have a candy apple red one too! :clap

Regards

Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,402
Posted By 110Mike
K bars?

Originally Posted by Rapid Dog http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15552929#post15552929)
..ditto, me too!



I've got the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By 110Mike
Show me your R100RS with other bars

Please show me your R100RS with handlebar risers, or K75C bars.

Am thinking around the same lines.

Thanks in advance

Mike
(he with air in the head)
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,789
Posted By 110Mike
My own experience

This morning, after posting, I had the opportunity to ride a 1000SP.

It may have been a fault with the bike, but the 1000SP really feels agricultural, and rough after my R100RS. Riding position...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,789
Posted By 110Mike
BMW R100RS vs Moto Guzzi SP1000

For long distance touring, which one will win?

Do we have imates here that owned/rode both? And willing to give us an unbiased (do I hear laughter??) opinion?

Both 1000cc ish
Both full...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16,134
Views: 9,603,512
Posted By 110Mike
Should be on first page!

Bumped to where it should be.......
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By 110Mike
R100RS Auxiliary lights

Hi all

I just went through (again) the "Show me your RS" thread.

Very, very, very few of them has auxiliary lighting. And all of them that does, has roll-over bars.

Does that mean that...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 114,638
Posted By 110Mike
4th Color

I think we can add White with the GS blue decals to the available paint schemes.

Before my current red one, I had a GS lookalike, with unpainted valve covers (GS lookalike, right?). Seat was...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,018
Posted By 110Mike
Needles and jets

Seems like I have new needles in my future.
First time ever I tried to remove needles.......guess what.......used pliers....

I was able to dress down the plier grip marks with a fine needle (pun...
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