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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:54 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,509
Posted By Cogswell
"BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in...

"BMW is recalling nearly 49,000 motorcycles in the U.S. and Canada (http://abcnews.go.com/topics/news/canada.htm) because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight."

So...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Cogswell
Your current bike would be a better daily rider. ...

Your current bike would be a better daily rider.

The /2 would be worth more in the long run provided you put a lotta love into it.


Mike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,267
Posted By Cogswell
Dropped my forks off at the shop today for new...

Dropped my forks off at the shop today for new seals......maybe I'll get them back in time for a day ride down Saturday morning.:1drink


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
:norton :1drink :lol3

:norton


:1drink



:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Cogswell
Nice find !!! Mike

Nice find !!!



Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 454,320
Posted By Cogswell
Great shot !!! :clap Mike

Great shot !!! :clap


Mike
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By Cogswell
Hmmmm, I was think about riding out to Montana...

Hmmmm, I was think about riding out to Montana next fall. Hope that stuffs gone by then. :lol3


I'll just follow along here, cheer you on, and take notes on your route.:deal


:freaky

...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,671
Posted By Cogswell
It is sad that they were let to pasture so to...

It is sad that they were let to pasture so to speak. Weren't thought much of after all the DOHC frenzy.

Good thing is it looks like most everything is still there.:clap




Mike
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,037
Posted By Cogswell
http://cdn1.theodysseyonline.com/files/2015/02/02/...

http://cdn1.theodysseyonline.com/files/2015/02/02/63558437896686956013344370_bottle_cat.jpg



Mike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,267
Posted By Cogswell
Just got back from Citico creek area. Lots of...

Just got back from Citico creek area. Lots of holes on the main road through. Double camp loop was in great shape. No trees down on the road. :freaky


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Cogswell
^^^^^This^^^^^ Mike

^^^^^This^^^^^



Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Looks good M !!! Welcome aboard...

Looks good M !!!




Welcome aboard mate ! :freaky


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Cogswell
If you put a 1/4 inch hole in the upper portion...

If you put a 1/4 inch hole in the upper portion of that filler neck, the level would equalize much quicker. :deal


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Looks more friendly for the long haul ! ...

Looks more friendly for the long haul !


Mike
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36,576
Views: 9,559,569
Posted By Cogswell
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26176019...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26176019&postcount=1


Come join us. Some old bikes, small crew, good times !

:1drink
Mike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 26,267
Posted By Cogswell
I might come down and join you for a day ride ! ...

I might come down and join you for a day ride !

:ear


Mike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 920
Posted By Cogswell
In, again.!!! :1drink Mike

In, again.!!! :1drink


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,840
Posted By Cogswell
What about the pin in the front cover bearing ? ...

What about the pin in the front cover bearing ? Does is cut off oil flow to the top end if the bearing rotates. :ear



Mike
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By Cogswell
Good news, glad you got it done without...

Good news, glad you got it done without casualties !!!


:lol3
Mike
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By Cogswell
Apply penetrating oil, heat the carb body with a...

Apply penetrating oil, heat the carb body with a heat gun, and use a left hand drill bit carefully !!!!



Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By Cogswell
:ear Mike

:ear



Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,760
Posted By Cogswell
If it were mine, I would go ahead and upgrade to...

If it were mine, I would go ahead and upgrade to the Brembo's. :deal


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,623
Posted By Cogswell
From the wear marks on the clip and plate it kind...

From the wear marks on the clip and plate it kind of looks like the sprockets were not in proper alignment. Looks like the master link pin was pulling on the clip with the resultant wear on the...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,886
Posted By Cogswell
I would not ride it in this condition, too risky....

I would not ride it in this condition, too risky. Fix it prior to riding it home, haul it home, or just pass on the bike.


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,936
Posted By Cogswell
Oh man, sorry to hear this. :cry Mike

Oh man, sorry to hear this. :cry


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Cogswell
Lay the bike on its side, and spray some...

Lay the bike on its side, and spray some penetrating liquid in around the stuck fastener daily. You could try some heat/cool cycles with a heat gun or torch as well. Be patient, let the liquid do...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,370
Posted By Cogswell
25 + years old........:ear Mike

25 + years old........:ear


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
We'll have to raise a Gin & Tonic in your honor...

We'll have to raise a Gin & Tonic in your honor Jimbo. :freaky


Just get healed up well !


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Could he not rent you a flat ? :lol3 ...

Could he not rent you a flat ?

:lol3






:hide
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
:(: :clap Mike

:(:





:clap


Mike
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By Cogswell
I tried it in my Airhead one year, motor sounded...

I tried it in my Airhead one year, motor sounded too noisy to me in the dead of summer heat. Went back to a 20w50 end and all is well again.


:1drink
YMMV


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Ditto, reservations for cabins being accepted...

Ditto, reservations for cabins being accepted starting today. Get them while they're available folks.

No reservations needed for camping !:wink:

Give me a head's up if you're not already on...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,123
Posted By Cogswell
Good stuff Ray !!! Welcome aboard, and...

Good stuff Ray !!!

Welcome aboard, and thank you for sharing your story. :clap

:freaky


Mike
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,110
Posted By Cogswell
I got mine done a few years ago, took a bit of...

I got mine done a few years ago, took a bit of effort from the dealer. I had a friend working there at the time. He later informed me that BMW never reimbursed the dealer for the wheel. :norton

I...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,791
Posted By Cogswell
I'm with Bill, contact the dealership owner and...

I'm with Bill, contact the dealership owner and BMW customer service.


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Wait till they get a load of us.....:rofl ...

Wait till they get a load of us.....:rofl


Got ya covered Doc !


Mike
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By Cogswell
ftfy :wink: Mike

ftfy :wink:


Mike
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,383
Posted By Cogswell
Mark, I think that's organized by a local friend...

Mark, I think that's organized by a local friend of mine at http://www.ridgerunneradventures.com/home.html


Mike
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Cogswell
This is the method I use, has always worked well...

This is the method I use, has always worked well for me.


Mike
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cogswell
Glad you got out of there and back home. Bones...

Glad you got out of there and back home. Bones will heal slowly, and bikes can be repaired.:deal

I have stopped myself from going off solo on roads/trails I'm not familiar with just for that...
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