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Forum: Airheads Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
Awesome. One of my favorite destinations... need...

Awesome. One of my favorite destinations... need to get back up there.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 99,972
Posted By kanakaka
Check your PM's. Thanks! Claude :deal

Check your PM's.

Thanks!
Claude

:deal
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,840
Posted By kanakaka
Awesome. Didn't happen without pics though......

Awesome. Didn't happen without pics though... :evil

BTW, I was born upstate NY and after 6 months grew up all over southeast asia then moved to Indiana as an adult, tried that for 15 years then...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,840
Posted By kanakaka
Awww, c'mon. It's not that bad. I live down here...

Awww, c'mon. It's not that bad. I live down here in the swamp too. Ride everyday to work and half the time get soaked riding home through the thunder storms. I love it!

Moved from Indiana about 8...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 99,972
Posted By kanakaka
Need a big ugly 70's era touring bucket seat for...

Need a big ugly 70's era touring bucket seat for a 75 R90/6. You know, that horrific looking seat that came with that bike that your uncle gave you and you can't get rid of and nobody wants.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,339
Posted By kanakaka
I ran a set of roadriders and really liked...

I ran a set of roadriders and really liked them... a word of caution though. Some of them are prone to crack along the bottom of the tread lines. I pulled into a buddies shop after a week long trip...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,563
Posted By kanakaka
Nice build. I'm doing one too (a 57 Apache)......

Nice build.
I'm doing one too (a 57 Apache)... been about a 6 year process so far. I'd be interested in the sissy bar and I noticed in one pic that you might have a set of tall bars as well. I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,219
Posted By kanakaka
As seen at Ride Into History... ...

As seen at Ride Into History...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/Ride%20into%20History%202015/IMG_20150523_111436_zps4fyfspqc.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 1,542,386
Posted By kanakaka
As seen at Ride Into History... ...

As seen at Ride Into History...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/Ride%20into%20History%202015/IMG_20150523_120329_zpshl3ba6eq.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,921
Views: 3,702,112
Posted By kanakaka
Local rider from central Florida... ...

Local rider from central Florida...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/1982319_10152254311222908_2136683434_n1_zps928b4c65.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 323,645
Posted By kanakaka
One of my neighbors down here in the swamp....

One of my neighbors down here in the swamp. Cruises at a steady 55mph on back roads only...
...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,339
Posted By kanakaka
My North Carolina dirt setup... left the side...

My North Carolina dirt setup... left the side covers at home so I wouldn't lose or damage them.

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/TripBike_zpsfbfdac04.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By kanakaka
1 hand on the socket wrench right next to the...

1 hand on the socket wrench right next to the socket, 1 tweek... 10-12lbs. Standard grip on the socket wrench with 1 grunt... 18-20lbs. 2 grunts... 35-40lbs. One HORK with a standard breaker bar......
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,339
Posted By kanakaka
A few years back on a ride to Alabama... ...

A few years back on a ride to Alabama...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/DSC_2427_zps1fsuhth6.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
nuther example of almost too much...:D ...

nuther example of almost too much...:D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/34.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/claudereeder/media/34.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,587
Posted By kanakaka
A very good older friend of mine who has ridden...

A very good older friend of mine who has ridden coast to coast a couple of times and almost coast to coast on horseback once told me as I was getting ready to rocket out of my driveway on my cafe'd...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
It was great day for the ride in... ...

It was great day for the ride in...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/Ride%20into%20History%202015/IMG_20150523_161214_zpsxaojiccz.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
As seen at Ride Into History last weekend. ...

As seen at Ride Into History last weekend.

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/Ride%20into%20History%202015/IMG_20150523_123313_zpsoalp2w2z.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 763,895
Posted By kanakaka
Saw this at Ride Into History... took notice that...

Saw this at Ride Into History... took notice that it was an actual funtioning "go-fast" bike built in the spirit of the original cafe racers. Spent quite a bit of time talking to the owner. Not a...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,587
Posted By kanakaka
I don't mind waiting to pass someone safely or...

I don't mind waiting to pass someone safely or taking a different route or in the case of riding up in NC just getting off the road for a few minutes before proceeding but there is one thing that...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,587
Posted By kanakaka
Meh... weird conversation. But, I don't pass on a...

Meh... weird conversation. But, I don't pass on a double yellow. Not usually in that much of a rush. However, I tend to iritate everyone when I'm not on my bike but in my old Dodge truck trundling...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 21,183
Posted By kanakaka
I like Fred. He's awesome. Quick shipping, great...

I like Fred. He's awesome. Quick shipping, great communication and fair prices. Got me everything I need to complete my next project... no excuses now.

Thanks Fred!

:bmwrider
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,278
Posted By kanakaka
Heh, frankly that RS is probably a more capable...

Heh, frankly that RS is probably a more capable offroad machine then those giant GS's that fall down and can't get up.

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By kanakaka
Bump for the last minute crew...

Bump for the last minute crew...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,374
Posted By kanakaka
What a cool build. First bike I ever rode with...

What a cool build. First bike I ever rode with purpose looked exactly like this one... same year too. I see the trail sprocket was installed when you got it. I remember when I was in 5th grade...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
I guess I missed this post Shupe. That's...

I guess I missed this post Shupe.
That's awesome.
Cool pics too.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,306
Posted By kanakaka
My Krauser bags have always been reasonably water...

My Krauser bags have always been reasonably water proof. A little moisture builds up after a long ride in the rain so I at least keep the stuff on the bottom in plastic bags. No real issues though. I...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By kanakaka
Good to see a couple airhead Floridians poppin'...

Good to see a couple airhead Floridians poppin' in here. There's got to be a bunch of us out there... chime in if ya'll are interested in getting together. I might start another thread on it if...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By kanakaka
Ditto... was just making that observation the...

Ditto... was just making that observation the other day when I was riding into work. I've done some week long rides on a KZ1000 in the past and that four cylinder buzz can really get to you at steady...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, I get the fact that our vintage bikes...

Yea,
I get the fact that our vintage bikes might suddenly jettison a part or start to get crunchy on a whim but I've tried to learn from experience and to anticipate a bit. Actually, cleaning the...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By kanakaka
Riding Into History, St. Augustine FL - May 23

Several of us are riding to this event. It really is a great event for those of us that appreciate and ride vintage motorcycles.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 715,723
Posted By kanakaka
To me, that bike is trail riding perfection...

To me, that bike is trail riding perfection...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 54,245
Posted By kanakaka
That's dumb. The inter-webs have ruined...

That's dumb. The inter-webs have ruined everything. :bluduh
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,009
Posted By kanakaka
An early evening cell phone shot yesterday of my...

An early evening cell phone shot yesterday of my cuz from Jersey checkin out the big dirt bike.

:D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/IMG_20150512_172632_zpsj6cdcs2y.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,637
Posted By kanakaka
Well, the mufflers were brand new so I couldn't...

Well, the mufflers were brand new so I couldn't really get a read on the exhaust color but the headers went from chrome to blue at an alarming rate. I was concerned that I was running way lean. Also...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,637
Posted By kanakaka
So when I put on the shorty mufflers, I went for...

So when I put on the shorty mufflers, I went for a test ride and blued my exhaust pretty good.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,637
Posted By kanakaka
You know, I never really did the math before. You...

You know, I never really did the math before. You are right. That is terrible gas mileage... if my tank holds roughly 5.75 Gal (I'm guessing). And I'm only getting 140 miles out of it... well, dang. ...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,637
Posted By kanakaka
76 R90/6: Starts to sputter at about 130ish...

76 R90/6: Starts to sputter at about 130ish miles. Flip to reserve and so far I've made it to the next gas station... coasted in once.
When I'm on a long trip I always carry two aluminum fuel...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,432
Posted By kanakaka
Thank you for tracking your build and documenting...

Thank you for tracking your build and documenting it with wonderful photographs. I will be using this thread as a hefty resource for my own project that I'm getting ready to assemble... also makes me...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By kanakaka
Thanks for the reply... the reason I was...

Thanks for the reply... the reason I was considering the KX forks (aside from the fact that they are free) is that it seems like during the mid 70's to early 80's similar Husqvarna components were...
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