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Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,393
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Pls explain more on the rubber dome you...

Pls explain more on the rubber dome

you mention the "perfect squish band" but also the fact that the heads do not need worked
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,393
Posted By Ras Thurlo
What does the asymmetric cam do? What does...

What does the asymmetric cam do?

What does that rubber head insert do?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 180,328
Posted By Ras Thurlo
then, where are you going to take her?

then, where are you going to take her?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1 also would not lower the first again ...

+1

also would not lower the first again

higher 5th a no brainer, IMO

lower fist leaves too much gap between 1st and 2nd.

I ride enduro on a 32/10 final drive and would still prefer a...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 180,328
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what do you think is the cause of the issue on...

what do you think is the cause of the issue on the triples? inherent design or sensitive set-up?

you getting to use the bike much?
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 79,571
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Remington 700?

Remington 700?
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 1,435,219
Posted By Ras Thurlo
she still has the bike good for her

she still has the bike

good for her
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,242
Posted By Ras Thurlo
49mm traditional RM forks are closed cartridge...

49mm traditional RM forks are closed cartridge and within the same shell as DRZ forks. Closed cartridge forks should work better, but take more time to set-up properly.

My bike has TAG frame mods...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,242
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently some people's MX track doubles up as a...

apparently some people's MX track doubles up as a dog latrine :D
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,242
Posted By Ras Thurlo
return of the magic carpet

bike finally getting the suspension focus it deserves

now with RM front forks and Hyperpro rear shock

hope to get it real muddy soon...

...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 45,451
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb the way its meant to be

:thumb

the way its meant to be
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,903
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes both Rucksta and Prutser say 210mm rear...

yes

both Rucksta and Prutser say 210mm rear travel should be achievable on the stock monolever

ride height will obviously go up, but I take that as a necessary part of creating greater...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,903
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Standard length Monolever dirt bike

I find this set-up interesting (and aiming at this for a winter project)







For the front, I would upgrade the forks, forget cartridge inserts onto OEM forks.
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 348,732
Posted By Ras Thurlo
nice

http://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/riding-the-mighty-motor-bavarian-scrambler?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=boosted-posts&utm_content=stream&utm_term=riding-the-mighty-motor-bav...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Was just a placeholder for setting up the wheel

Was just a placeholder for setting up the wheel
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the TAG Swingarm is meant to have its own offset...

the TAG Swingarm is meant to have its own offset so as to allow for a wider tyre

I got a 140 rear tyre to fit w/o too many issues

this is after a while of rim offsetting:

<a...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Have you asked Ezio at TAG for some input?

Have you asked Ezio at TAG for some input?
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,492
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Also dig the series 2 LR

Also dig the series 2 LR
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 669,529
Posted By Ras Thurlo
airhead dirtbikes rule

airhead dirtbikes rule
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,425
Posted By Ras Thurlo
He asked for dual sport tyres

Have also been recommended this combo as a dual sport set-up

Also look at the Dunlop D606

I have had Avon Gripsters in the past, dirt tyre they are not
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,723
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Look up the various 'Unholy Union' threads I-V,...

Look up the various 'Unholy Union' threads I-V, should give you plenty of night time reading
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 669,529
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Not the same bike, but not far off ...

Not the same bike, but not far off
http://www.kijiji.it/annunci/moto-e-scooter/pavia-annunci-castello-d-agogna/bmw-r80-g-s/64602738





,
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 114,677
Posted By Ras Thurlo
It's from Fuel cycles from Barcelona Same...

It's from Fuel cycles from Barcelona

Same guys that do the 'Scram Africa' - check it out on FB

Also see the photos:

http://www.davidmarvier.com/scramafrica
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,592
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:ear

:ear
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,409
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Prutser's triples have the mushroom mounts for...

Prutser's triples have the mushroom mounts for the stock head unit already fitted - so that part's kids play

Will send some photos when I am back with the bike
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,838
Posted By Ras Thurlo
did you try to do this conversion? otherwise...

did you try to do this conversion?

otherwise have you seen this:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=532075
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 45,451
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I have these Prutser triples mounted on a bike,...

I have these Prutser triples mounted on a bike, they give plenty of turning circle, w/o having measured it feels same as BMW.

I had been using KTM triples on WP50mm forks and the turning circle...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,723
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:ear

:ear
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,233
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Have jeans and ski jacket- will travel

+1

This trip is exactly the reason I dreamed about getting an airhead as a kid

Need to enjoy the photos on a larger screen!

A real shame that those days of "carefree" Sahara exploring are...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ras Thurlo
thats not bad for a stock mono lever, if you...

thats not bad for a stock mono lever, if you compare it to:

- 170mm for the OEM G/S
- 180mm for a 100gs paralever
- c.235mm for an HPN +100mm extended monolever

in other words by playing...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 79,571
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i'm also a big fan of the HPN tank, but its good...

i'm also a big fan of the HPN tank, but its good to have more than one dress for the dance:


<a...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 79,571
Posted By Ras Thurlo
me too i think this bike also has a r65 tank...

me too

i think this bike also has a r65 tank underneath the bag


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/orgs_zpse09c9788.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ras Thurlo
how much rear wheel travel can you get out of a...

how much rear wheel travel can you get out of a well set-up standard length monolever?
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:ear are many +50mm monolevers out there? ...

:ear

are many +50mm monolevers out there?

how do they ride?
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,409
Posted By Ras Thurlo
DRZs on a paralever

To all you guys that are sitting on the fence on this mod:

this 100GS has a DRZ front end and stock paralever rear. It was my city bike and daily commuter, but now morphed into a 'true' scrambler....
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 45,451
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb Don't worry about us- we are all a...

:thumb


Don't worry about us- we are all a bit jealous of this high quality rebuild
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 45,451
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Why the change?

Why the change?
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,465
Posted By Ras Thurlo
What are the rules for dirtbike riding in the US?...

What are the rules for dirtbike riding in the US?

Can you go where you want as long as it's not fenced in or a national park etc? Or are you limited to sticking to designated trails?

does it...
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