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Forum: Airheads 10-14-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By rdcamp
The Bridgestones corner well? They are half the...

The Bridgestones corner well? They are half the price of what I was looking at.
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By rdcamp
Best Tires

Need to replace the tires. R80RT 1986

I have Avon Roadmasters? on currently. I was told Michelin Pilot 3 are good. Any other good ones?

I'm looking for something to get at LEAST 6k+ out of
Forum: Americas 08-19-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,016
Posted By rdcamp
Is this doable on an old Airhead? R80RT I have...

Is this doable on an old Airhead? R80RT I have pretty good ground clearance, as well as the upright seating position.

I could put more aggressive tires on it, although they are tubeless.

Or...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By rdcamp
Do I need to unplug the battery to do this? ...

Do I need to unplug the battery to do this?

I'm not sure what a relay is/does?

Is it a physical item?
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By rdcamp
Headlight/turn signal issues

I'm on a R80RT '86

There is an issue with my hi/low switch and turn signal switches that if I press it in the wrong way, the headlights will cut out until I either find the sweetspot or return...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 197,615
Posted By rdcamp
Swung by my local Honda dealership riding my...

Swung by my local Honda dealership riding my Cannondale home from work to try to see one of the new CB 500s purely for shits and giggles.

Asked the rep if they had one, he said "yeah man! can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,626
Posted By rdcamp
@ Ham, where do you live? I'm up in Albany. ...

@ Ham, where do you live? I'm up in Albany.

Since I started cycling, I have been much more aware of NOT doing things like texting whilst driving.

It scares the shit out of me seeing people in...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,892
Posted By rdcamp
Make sure to practice with the bike loaded how...

Make sure to practice with the bike loaded how you will have it on your trip.

Make sure all the tie downs work, etc.

If you have new camping gear, make sure you are proficient in setting up...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rdcamp
What? I thought I was going so far south that it...

What? I thought I was going so far south that it would be winter time!!!! :wink:
Forum: Americas 04-24-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rdcamp
@Jim And the gas cost measurement is...

@Jim

And the gas cost measurement is absolute worst case scenario, this way I will have extra money in budget, she runs fine on regular, one of the last of her breed :)

Thankyou. What would...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rdcamp
Understood. I'm originally from Baton...

Understood.

I'm originally from Baton Rouge, but that was many years ago when I was a wee lad
Forum: Americas 04-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rdcamp
Albany to Austin relocation

So, I'm potentially planning to visit Austin TX for a couple months this summer/fall

Leaving between July and September as I want to see my sister Graduate HS, and stay with my family for my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,954
Posted By rdcamp
Power to the airhead riders :)

Power to the airhead riders :)
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,883
Posted By rdcamp
Today it was 60 something degrees and I was...

Today it was 60 something degrees and I was sweltering in stop and go traffic. Overdressed for the occasion due to the threat of rain on the way home. Wishing I didn't have the ginormous fairing, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,813
Posted By rdcamp
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2ERfv15EsI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2ERfv15EsI
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By rdcamp
What on earth are you talking about?

What on earth are you talking about?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,945
Posted By rdcamp
[QUOTE=DR Donk;20863341]At the start of the...

[QUOTE=DR Donk;20863341]At the start of the riding year I set a milage goal. If I don't reach it, no big deal. So, last year right at the end of riding season here in Michigan, I went on a long, for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 389,144
Posted By rdcamp
One thing i learned very early on is you cant...

One thing i learned very early on is you cant trust your mirrors to gauge speed of someone behind you like you can in a cage.

If you are slow in right lane trying to merge into left, always assume...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By rdcamp
This is most unfortunate. I saw him last...

This is most unfortunate.

I saw him last July when i pickdd up my R80
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 21,231
Posted By rdcamp
I'd be down. As my R80 really isn't suitable to...

I'd be down. As my R80 really isn't suitable to play with the KLRs
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,888
Posted By rdcamp
No vision is fine. I live and work in Albany so...

No vision is fine. I live and work in Albany so watching for deer isn't THE biggest concern anymore.

Well, my current ride is CDTA (capital District Transit Authority) :clapand my cannondale....
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,888
Posted By rdcamp
Thanks for the info. This is definitely something...

Thanks for the info. This is definitely something ill keep in mind for later on


Im prinarily gonna be commuting at night. Due to my schedule

Most of my fun riding will be within daylihht...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,888
Posted By rdcamp
Improved Lighting

The alternator on my R80RT '86 is the original one,

I have no idea how much juice I am producing at the moment.

What sort of options (affordable) are there to improve the amount of light I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 21,231
Posted By rdcamp
I'm really looking forwards to this!

I'm really looking forwards to this!
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,672
Posted By rdcamp
I really hope you never ride 2 up. The first...

I really hope you never ride 2 up.

The first video was careless, but by itself forgivable, a lesson to be learned and utilized.
Obviously from your other videos your dangerous practices are...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rdcamp
Thanks man

Thanks man
Forum: Americas 02-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rdcamp
Question Friends of Bill in New England/Canada

Hey, I was wondering if there are any friends of Bill W in New England and the eastern parts of Canada.

These are the areas I intend to be touring this season.

At the very least, meeting up...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By rdcamp
I have some questions. How is the road quality on...

I have some questions. How is the road quality on the Cabot Trail?

Would I be able to stealth camp?
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By rdcamp
How would I get the bing manual?

How would I get the bing manual?
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By rdcamp
best Airhead service manual/book

I'm looking into getting a service manual of some sort for my R80,

What would be the best manual?

from what I've scrounged on the net, Clymer's is supposed to be excellent.

Any feedback on...
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,270
Posted By rdcamp
What do you mean a 1%ers chopper?

What do you mean a 1%ers chopper?
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,407
Posted By rdcamp
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,865
Posted By rdcamp
Military surplus stores sell chemical bricks,...

Military surplus stores sell chemical bricks, about the size of a hotel bar of soap.

It can be placed in a small aluminum tray. You light it, and that F&cker burns.

Great for boiling water,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By rdcamp
Yeah I mean I'd imagine it can go on packed...

Yeah I mean I'd imagine it can go on packed gravel/dirt fine... I really don't have an interest in modifying it at this point in time though.

It's a great primary rode bike
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By rdcamp
Ok cool. I will definitely see what sort of class...

Ok cool. I will definitely see what sort of class I can get.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 97,522
Views: 18,512,031
Posted By rdcamp
it is much appreciated

it is much appreciated
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 97,522
Views: 18,512,031
Posted By rdcamp
Ok, I would imagine I'd be riding more on the...

Ok, I would imagine I'd be riding more on the road then off... Then again, that can change.

Its my first foray into enduros and offroading.


Regardless, I don't imagine this will happen within...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 97,522
Views: 18,512,031
Posted By rdcamp
what sort of MPG does it get? 50+?

what sort of MPG does it get? 50+?
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 97,522
Views: 18,512,031
Posted By rdcamp
So I have some questions about this bike. I...

So I have some questions about this bike.

I currently have an R80RT, and looking at eventually getting an enduro as a supplement to the airhead.

Within my pricerange it looks like either the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13,205
Views: 1,289,629
Posted By rdcamp
Good to hear. I do like the sound of a bike...

Good to hear.

I do like the sound of a bike that wont die after 20k
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