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Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,976
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Thanks for the info and help. I...

Hi,

Thanks for the info and help.
I already sent Beater a PM for them. I just was looking for information for the next steps and to make sure they would work for me. No point in getting something...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,976
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Hey Beater - Got any diaphragms? :D ...

Hi,

Hey Beater - Got any diaphragms? :D

Thanks Disston.
How can I know what size pistons I have now?

Actually I recently went to a BMW dealer to buy a neutral switch cable-thing. You know,...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,976
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I'll give the High Compression R100...

Hi,

I'll give the High Compression R100 pistons a try if they'll work in my R100R.
Will that make fuel consumption go up? Where does the extra power come from?

I changed the clutch cable a...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,721
Posted By Souljer
I thought those were some sort of anti-dive for...

I thought those were some sort of anti-dive for the sandy bits.
Sort of like snow shoes.

I saw the same thing on the other bikes on that link too.
However I was just guessing.
Could be props...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,721
Posted By Souljer
Hmmm, Good and bad news. IF that's her...

Hmmm, Good and bad news.

IF that's her "official" ride and it's in a lot of the shots/ movie, be prepared for even more cafe-ing of the airhead bikes. And for prices to go through the roof. "Be...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
Yup, No label or markings on mine. Came...

Yup,

No label or markings on mine.
Came with my bike, a 1993 R100R. So I guess someone was making them for a while. Notice his pattern is larger and diamond. Interesting.
I actually took it off...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,976
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Since I'm new to repairing the airhead,...

Hi,

Since I'm new to repairing the airhead, I am afraid I don't know enough about the bike to know what to get.
Right now what comes to mind and things I think I need:

It is leaking ...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 34,248
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I don't know if you sold the bike yet...

Hi,

I don't know if you sold the bike yet but regarding the seat height...

When I got my R100R I could always put both feet down. I'm about 6 feet tall. Sometimes I feel like the bike is too...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
That's... amazing... And besides whatever...

That's...
amazing...

And besides whatever that's supposed to do, it seems part of the frame broke off.

Luckily he had a glove that he could zip-tie on to hold the frame together... ?

I do...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I am not surprised that different brands...

Hi,

I am not surprised that different brands have different types and sizes of zippers, although I agree, it would be nice if they all matched and anything could zip to any brand.

I had the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,149
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Interesting. Regarding GoodWill -...

Hi,

Interesting.

Regarding GoodWill - Why would they need Product Liability Insurance if they did not make the product and their items are already understood to be used and old? Who goes to...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
Would not the black boarder indicate a direct...

Would not the black boarder indicate a direct from the neg scan?
I don't know, I'm asking.

And I just realized the frame is square. So yeah, DUH 120! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Ah, 120! I'm not as familiar with medium...

Hi,

Ah, 120! I'm not as familiar with medium format.
So closer to 80mm then. Cool. I only have one camera like that. I have is an old Yashica - A my father found at a garage sale decades ago....
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
Beautiful. I'll guess a 50mm at about f4 - 5.6....

Beautiful.
I'll guess a 50mm at about f4 - 5.6. Maybe a Summicron?

And a beautiful bike. I really like those single seats with the exposed fender.
My R has a rack mounted there so I don't know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,706
Posted By Souljer
Hi, If by: You mean "weave to attract...

Hi,

If by:
You mean "weave to attract attention and make your speed and distance more obvious" then I agree with you. I also agree with Steve in OC that slowing way down probably caused more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,706
Posted By Souljer
Hi Motosikel (hee hee good name), Everything...

Hi Motosikel (hee hee good name),

Everything you wrote is reasonable or sounds reasonable.
Think of it as a 'counter steering' type thing. It might not seem to work on paper at first glance but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,706
Posted By Souljer
Interesting. I'm not an experienced rider (so...

Interesting. I'm not an experienced rider (so feel free to ignore the following) but I am an experienced driver.
Living in Los Angeles I have learned to deal with both high speeds, traffic, cars up...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,205
Posted By Souljer
Since you already have some motorcycle experience...

Since you already have some motorcycle experience and manual transmission experience it will be faster for you, yes, but you will still use up more thinking time and processing of information than...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,205
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I agree with MSF (I took the class...

Hi,

I agree with MSF (I took the class months before getting my first motorcycle) and safety gear like helmet, gloves, riding jacket (with armor), riding pants (with armor). I have to admit, I've...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,358
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Of course they've been known to fail....

Hi,

Of course they've been known to fail. Everything fails eventually. :rofl
If it's "not as frequently" or longer it's called normal wear & tear.
Nothing lasts forever.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,358
Posted By Souljer
Kinda like this? ...

Kinda like this?
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w228/Souljer_album/BMW%20Motorcycles/BMW%20My%201993%20R100R/My%20R100R%20Rides/BMWMeOnACH2.jpeg...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,019
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Thanks for that. All I know is what's...

Hi,

Thanks for that.
All I know is what's written. The Original Owner's (not previous) use and maintenance is what's shown in the maintenance log. I don't know what he was doing. His basic...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,019
Posted By Souljer
:rofl Yeah. At this rate I'll have a brand new...

:rofl
Yeah. At this rate I'll have a brand new 20+ year old bike!
:freaky
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,019
Posted By Souljer
Hi, Thanks for the responses. It did turn...

Hi,

Thanks for the responses.
It did turn out to be too much for them. I probably would have had to show up at 0700 and been prepared for a 12 hour day.

They also agreed that the clutch would...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By Souljer
1993 R100R - In Los Angeles

Hi,

I don't know if you are still interested in doing this or if the mood has passed.
I found this thread while looking for something else.

A year ago I would not feel qualified to reply...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,019
Posted By Souljer
Leaking Oil - Tech Day tomorrow

Hi all,

So there is another Tech Day tomorrow and I'll be heading down (south for me) to Tom's place for it.

I'm about to go buy the rear main seal and oil pump cover O-ring. I hope to stop the...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,849
Posted By Souljer
Ha Ha, Uke beat me to it. Of course I would...

Ha Ha, Uke beat me to it.

Of course I would vote for a R100R:...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I've popped the clutch to get things...

Hi,

I've popped the clutch to get things started rolling backwards -
but it was in my truck. It has a reverse gear. It's a very dramatic story of quick thinking on a steep incline. It worked.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I don't know if the original poster is...

Hi,

I don't know if the original poster is still looking for opinions, but I'll post up a review of my Bell Bullitt for anyone else who may find this thread in the future.

This is from 2014....
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,527
Posted By Souljer
I'm going to guess that someone had an...

I'm going to guess that someone had an interesting story at post #1.
However their pix were so ginormous that reading the story was too big a hassle. A few people pointed this out and the original...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,812
Posted By Souljer
Whether it's insecurity as a new rider who is...

Whether it's insecurity as a new rider who is embarrassed and worried about being new and saying something that will betray that. Which is stupid. Everyone starts at the beginning.
Or insecurity...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8,004
Views: 1,634,946
Posted By Souljer
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Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Souljer
^^ I like that. Good idea.

^^

I like that.
Good idea.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By Souljer
So... back in post #14... ...I actually...

So... back in post #14...

...I actually guessed close to reasonable (there may not be a correct answer) at 4 in the morning?

And anyone know if one of the Moto Guzzi cylinders is more forward...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By Souljer
Interesting. I often wonder about trivia like...

Interesting. I often wonder about trivia like this.
No idea but I'll give it a shot in the dark.

Would one cylinder be moved forward to make room for the oil dipstick or something like that. It...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I got those same latches for storage...

Hi,

I got those same latches for storage cabinets in my old apartment's shared car port. I found them at OSH. I got them for pretty much the same reason you did; I thought they looked cool and...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,007
Posted By Souljer
Oh. Damn. This makes me feel like a fool and...

Oh.
Damn.
This makes me feel like a fool and I should have been more patient or bargained harder. I got ripped off on my bike.


Oh.
Damn.
This makes me feel like a genius and I got a great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Souljer
That's the only reason I ever watched. I don't...

That's the only reason I ever watched.
I don't know why else you would.

Who cares about "fault" on a motorcycle? I care about avoiding the collision altogether.
From decades of driving, I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,925
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I ride an old 1993 R100R What I...

Hi,

I ride an old 1993 R100R

What I heard and do for gust and wind on the road is to relax your upper body and hang on to the bike more with your knees than you hands.

I found that when I...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 79,510
Posted By Souljer
Hi, I think that's what some previous owner...

Hi,

I think that's what some previous owner did to mine. The bars seem low, wide and flat compared to the 1978 R100/7 I got to ride last week.
Although and I've never seen another R100R in real...
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