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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 177,206
Posted By Larstorders
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorder...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/DSCF2059.jpgIn...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 182,388
Posted By Larstorders
fitted fairing and did minor mods 2 years ago ...

fitted fairing and did minor mods 2 years ago
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/DSCF2869.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 185,561
Posted By Larstorders
It's quite a while since I posted on here, I'm...

It's quite a while since I posted on here, I'm afraid. Anhyow, I'm back and thought I should show my G/S.
Here's my 1981 G/S No 4878. Pictured on the day I bought it two years ago....
Forum: EMEA 05-18-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,783
Posted By Larstorders
Hi Good luck with your trip. Watch your ass...

Hi
Good luck with your trip.
Watch your ass riding round nurburgring. It is of course a race track and guys will be passing you in seriously fast cars. Not all of them can drive well or give a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,417
Posted By Larstorders
Greywolf. Certainly, the Carpathians are on my...

Greywolf. Certainly, the Carpathians are on my list of regions to ride through, on a yet to be presented (to those who may be involved) prelude to a trip across the Ukraine in September 2009 or...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,417
Posted By Larstorders
Great thread n pics graywolf. I was in them alps...

Great thread n pics graywolf. I was in them alps at the end of September and there was snow preventing me from crossing some of the passes even that early. Overall, looks like you've had luck with...
Forum: Europe 10-30-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Larstorders
I found it FREEZING in switzerland. Bike seat...

I found it FREEZING in switzerland. Bike seat still frosty at 10 am, and it was still in September. I used hotels for the rest of my trip. the -7 bag only just coped with my riding jacket draped...
Forum: Europe 10-04-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Larstorders
Well I found the -7 sleeping bag was just wam...

Well I found the -7 sleeping bag was just wam enough in Berchtesgaden.
How about you Mitchamus?
Damn, though, it was not up to it in Sta Maria, Switzerland the following week. Only managed a few...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,747,387
Posted By Larstorders
Start of my last trip in a belgian farm...

Start of my last trip in a belgian farm yardhttp://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/DSCF2057.jpg

Then ready to make camp at 4,500 feet. Sun goes down at 8 pm, if camp fires not built...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,694
Posted By Larstorders
For what its worth, I Have an FT jacket that was...

For what its worth, I Have an FT jacket that was expensive 20 yrs ago. But the leather (allegedly steer hide) had very poor abrasion resistance. The jacket was very very poor when compared with...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By Larstorders
The pre and post 1981 R65s are two very different...

The pre and post 1981 R65s are two very different models.
As far as the earlier model being the worst BM ever built, thats not neccessarily a big problem, as evidenced by wild willy's machine, 124k...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,874
Posted By Larstorders
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorder...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/PICT0343.jpgThe R65 is a capable long distance tourer. Oh yes.
I get 80mph cruising around 5000 rpm NOT 7000rpm on my English R65. However,...
Forum: Europe 06-24-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Larstorders
An ADV oktoberfest. That could be a plan. I'm...

An ADV oktoberfest. That could be a plan. I'm expecting to be in the Berchtesgaden area from 20th - 24th September. Anyone else around then?
Forum: Europe 06-10-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By Larstorders
I'll be camping for a couple of days around...

I'll be camping for a couple of days around Berchtesgaden during the last week of September too. I'm going with a -7 sleeping bag. Mostly I'm worried about rain. I'll be watching out for ADV badges.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,894
Posted By Larstorders
In 1981-84 ish R65 airheads, I have found one...

In 1981-84 ish R65 airheads, I have found one cause of the 'clack' from the top of the forks when the airhead hits a bump, is the degradation of the fibre washer at the top of the damper assembly....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,997
Posted By Larstorders
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorder...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/PICT0336.jpgIts a stock R65 fairing too. Colour matched. deflects a little airflow for the under 5'9" ers, but not a huge difference.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,796
Posted By Larstorders
I rewound the rotor on an R80/7 many years ago. I...

I rewound the rotor on an R80/7 many years ago. I just used coated copper wire i found at a local electrical outlet. It was slightly thinner than the original gauge but somewhere near. I didnt get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 85,952
Posted By Larstorders
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Hi<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p> custmmc. Sorry for a late reply
Im sure youve now got a good idea of the type of surgery you will require....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,330
Posted By Larstorders
The R65s tend to breath out a lot of oil. The...

The R65s tend to breath out a lot of oil. The stuff drips from the carb after hard running onto the gear lever to end up on my boot. It's my second R65 and the other was just the same. I'm ripping...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 839,876
Posted By Larstorders
Two weeks in the alps a few years ago. ...

Two weeks in the alps a few years ago.
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/SWScan00006.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,158
Posted By Larstorders
Your local medical supplies store or pharmacy may...

Your local medical supplies store or pharmacy may be able to supply a 50ml plastic syringe (the type which doesn't accept a needle) and a bit of plastic suction tube to fit it. Then you can shove...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,250
Posted By Larstorders
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorder...

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc60/larstorders/taxiing.jpg
My favourite aircraft. Ive been in a few, but nothing compares.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,163
Posted By Larstorders
A European bike for European weather, then. ...

A European bike for European weather, then.
Kixstand, don't you use EARPLUGS
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,250
Posted By Larstorders
I sold my cb750 in 1995 and spent the lot on...

I sold my cb750 in 1995 and spent the lot on flying lessons along with all the spare cash I could find. Flying C150s and 152s from Barton airfield they were the great times, even at my modest level....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,274
Posted By Larstorders
Yeah the once beautiful island that used to be...

Yeah the once beautiful island that used to be Britain :cry :cry :cry

Nice find Kev
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Larstorders
Thanks. I know that an R100 engine will fit...

Thanks.
I know that an R100 engine will fit through with inches to spare but the RT fairing is that bit wider. As I'm a renter, in a city full of empty 'buy to lets' moving is an easy option.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By Larstorders
how narrow a gap will your RT fit thru ?

I'm playing with the idea of getting an R100RT. But will it squeeze past my shed into the secure area behind my house? Or will I need to move home ? I found differing measurements when I tried to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,395
Posted By Larstorders
Maybe someone could loan Randy a GS so he could...

Maybe someone could loan Randy a GS so he could make a comparison. Randy maybe you could get a few test rides to check for yourself if the vibes are 'normal' on your machine. How thoroughly did you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Larstorders
Thanks, I''l take a ride up there one day and try...

Thanks, I''l take a ride up there one day and try some of your roads. I haven't actually ridden 'the most dangerous road' for many years, since I moved down to the midlands.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By Larstorders
They don't like my road !

I learned how to ride a road bike fast on this road http://uk.news.yahoo.com/rtrs/20070625/tuk-uk-britain-roads-fa6b408.html
Now they claim it's the most dangerous in Britain. This country road is...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By Larstorders
I just took another look at the photo of your...

I just took another look at the photo of your intended R65 on craigslist. Humm something is not right here. The color(pale gold) is correct for a 1979/80 r65 in the USA. But, the bike in the picture...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By Larstorders
I owned a 1981 R65 for a while. It was without a...

I owned a 1981 R65 for a while. It was without a shadow of a doubt the most unreliable, and due to vibration uncomfortable, of the twenty something motorcycles I've owned. Yet at the same time it was...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 30,163
Posted By Larstorders
R100RS the only motorcycle on which I've fallen...

R100RS the only motorcycle on which I've fallen asleep at the handlebars. I was riding on the motorway around 80-90 mph at the time, nodded off and was woken up by, lord only knows what, just before...
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