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Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,861
Posted By SPO
Wait-you're supposed to work on your airhead?

Wait-you're supposed to work on your airhead?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,818
Posted By SPO
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/epatynaq.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/28/epatynaq.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 27,127
Posted By SPO
Wicked I'm in exactly the same boat. Curious to see what...

I'm in exactly the same boat. Curious to see what yours turns out to be...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 115,165
Posted By SPO
Sexy...damn sexy.

Sexy...damn sexy.
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By SPO
Been there, done that too. (With AW's hand me...

Been there, done that too. (With AW's hand me downs, no less). ST with r100gs front end, r100gs tank, enduralast charging system, blah blah.
I built my ST to be a scrambler/GS/everyday bike. Did...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,700
Posted By SPO
Gimme the address and I'll 'check it out for you'...

Gimme the address and I'll 'check it out for you'

(By 'check it out' I mean 'buy it')

😁

Sounds like a steal.
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,168
Posted By SPO
Parts and pieces off my 1983 R80ST... Did...

Parts and pieces off my 1983 R80ST...

Did the whole bastardization thing to my ST and now I've got a box o bits to offload. Check it;

$250-Complete front end. Forks, triples, caliper, boots....
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,676
Posted By SPO
Highway Dirt Bikes handguards...can't go wrong....

Highway Dirt Bikes handguards...can't go wrong. Super stout, so much more than just bark busters..Paul made me a set for my r100gs front end with a pro taper SE bar. Slick!
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By SPO
I'm a 30" inseam guy too. For me, everything...

I'm a 30" inseam guy too. For me, everything about the ST fit me better.
I think the other thing to remember-plenty of people have ridden their stock airheads with street tires down waaay harder...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By SPO
(To clarify-I meant the cost of the GS forks...

(To clarify-I meant the cost of the GS forks added to an ST compared to the cost of a KLR)
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By SPO
I guess the cost of the KLR/ST is the question...

I guess the cost of the KLR/ST is the question there. If you've got either, or both-it's still gonna be cheaper to fit a set of r100gs forks to an ST and run it...
But then again-I'm short so the...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By SPO
There it is...but the ST is just so...

There it is...but the ST is just so coooooooool...I love mine!

I did the CDR with my modded (r100gs front end, better rear shock) ST, and it performed flawlessly...(except for the battery fail,...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,761
Posted By SPO
Those pics are great and everything, but think...

Those pics are great and everything, but think about how much higher he'd be jumping if the headers were equal length...




Seriously tho-you should have to verify that you're over 18 before...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
I apologize for not updating this thread! You...

I apologize for not updating this thread! You guys have been great. I'll be able to finish spinning this yarn next month as my schedule frees waaaaay up.
Keep the rubber side down...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Back on the road, back on the bike. My journey...

Back on the road, back on the bike. My journey only started 8 days prior, and it feels like a lifetime ago. I've seen fire, and I've seen rain....
Today we would waive goodbye to beautiful Colorado...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Of course, I woke up at 6:15am to the sound of...

Of course, I woke up at 6:15am to the sound of Ron and Steve snoring. Assholes.

After a leisurely morning lounging in bed and reading, we made our way to the lobby to get some coffee and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
It's an interesting thing to wake up in the...

It's an interesting thing to wake up in the morning not knowing that the day you're about to begin will be one of the best you've ever experienced. Today was that day.
After an amazing night of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
No, real bourbon is in the hot tub!

No, real bourbon is in the hot tub!
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
We looked for the closest fuel station after...

We looked for the closest fuel station after saying goodbye to Hal. He lived off of a main road, so we pulled into the first gas we saw, a Chevron. Steve and I filled up while we talked about our...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Woke up the next day to my phone ringing. It was...

Woke up the next day to my phone ringing. It was Hal, it was 0700, and he was ready to go. Fucking people over 60 years old...what's with you guys? Is 7am the middle of your day? When does that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
We arrived at Hal's garage after dealing with...

We arrived at Hal's garage after dealing with commute traffic (it's just as fantastic in New Mexico as it is in California) and got to work. By "got to work" I mean discussed what we had tried, and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Gotta say-the Enduristan panniers are pretty...

Gotta say-the Enduristan panniers are pretty bomber. I carried parts/tools/first aid on one side, and clothes in the other. Worked out really well.
I've been using them without any sort of rear rack...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
We passed the Jansky VLA (Very Large...

We passed the Jansky VLA (Very Large Array-seriously..I'm sure tons of our tax dollars were put into studying what to call the collection of massive satellite dishes..and some propeller head...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Update coming soon! Work work life life life work...

Update coming soon! Work work life life life work work..

Stay tuned. Update tomorrow!
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
I awoke to the sound of Ron's bike warming up out...

I awoke to the sound of Ron's bike warming up out front of our motel room. This too, would be a common theme for the trip. Ron and Steve seem to think that waking up at o- dark thirty is a perfectly...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 115,165
Posted By SPO
Wanna swap oil pans? I have a nice used ST pan......

Wanna swap oil pans? I have a nice used ST pan...

:-)
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
We motored down the road to Silver City, NM. We...

We motored down the road to Silver City, NM. We found the kitschy-est motel we could and parked the bikes for the night. I'm a sucker for cool old neon/Americana/mid century signs, and motels with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
We made our way along the trail, and I took every...

We made our way along the trail, and I took every opportunity to drink in what I was doing. I was on the CDR, on a classic bike that I rebuilt/mod'ed myself, and the weather was amazing. I couldn't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
I started to pack everything and up ride the two...

I started to pack everything and up ride the two humans that I'd be looking at for the next 2.5 weeks-Ron on his 1150GS (land yacht) and Steve on his KTM 990adv (hooligan death ride). We said our...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
My anxiety shocked me awake. I woke up thinking...

My anxiety shocked me awake. I woke up thinking about all the little things that constitute a successful road trip. First thing on the list: tire change. I've helped change some motorcycle tires...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
I wake up at the crack of... 9am...only 3 hours...

I wake up at the crack of... 9am...only 3 hours later than I planned on waking up. Not bad considering the damage I did to Vegas' bourbon supply the night before...ughhh.

The only downside to my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Vegas- Pulling into the hotel that a friend...

Vegas-

Pulling into the hotel that a friend had recommended (7 hours later than I had planned) I took off my drenched riding gear and stumbled into the lobby-delirious from the heat and lack of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Somewhere just past the middle of nowhere (death...

Somewhere just past the middle of nowhere (death valley) the Beemer coughed, sputtered, then died. I was on a stretch of hwy 95 that was two lanes, no shoulder, speed limit 70mph and a head wind just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
Hwy 395 was deserted except for me and the parade...

Hwy 395 was deserted except for me and the parade of Baja trophy trucks headed back from the running of the Vegas to Reno race. Lotsa honks and thumbs ups. I hung a left just past Bishop and grinned...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
I left my home in Oakland,CA on Friday, August...

I left my home in Oakland,CA on Friday, August 18, 2012 and made my way towards my rendezvous with the two compadres that I'd be riding the trail with. We were due to meet up at the US/Mexico border...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,507
Posted By SPO
"It's Better to be Lucky Than Good" the story of an Airhead on the CDR

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Airhead and ADV community for everything you've provided to me...

I'm a new member and figured I'd just lay low, attend a few regional tech days, and...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,302
Posted By SPO
Truth be told-I was singing "White Wedding" by...

Truth be told-I was singing "White Wedding" by Billy Idol when this pic was snapped. Hence the snarl.
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,302
Posted By SPO
I did the ST to G/ST conversion earlier this...

I did the ST to G/ST conversion earlier this year. "La Suerte" is a 1983 ST with the following mods-

R100gs tank
R100gs front end
Baja Designs headlight with boatman conversion
Acewell gauge...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By SPO
Just completed a 5500mile trip from Oakland, CA...

Just completed a 5500mile trip from Oakland, CA to the Mexican border in NM, then rode up the CDR, then home from the Montana/Canadian border. Didn't crash (!) at all off road. Did get pounded by...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,256
Posted By SPO
I've been active in the Toyota landcruiser world...

I've been active in the Toyota landcruiser world for a long time now. I've owned more than I can count, and have quite a circle of friends built around the appreciation for Japanese, slow, brick...
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