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Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,784
Posted By kenbob
Way to go !! You are a very lucky man to...

Way to go !!

You are a very lucky man to have a family like that.

Your Son will never forget that ride with his Dad .

Man, I'm so jealous .


Thanks for sharing
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,440
Posted By kenbob
[QUOTE=godaddygo;25585735]The weather for this...

[QUOTE=godaddygo;25585735]The weather for this trip to Boise was forecast to be hot...like in the 90s. In fact much of the trip was very comfortable as i was in the mountains. But Hells canyon has...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,198
Posted By kenbob
Found it ...

While my oven is doing double duty -workin hard , I did some research and found the bike photo , I was talking about .

http://kenbob.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-hF3r5RT/0/L/Custom%20GSPD-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,198
Posted By kenbob
Thanks for the spelling lesson , Terry . I...

Thanks for the spelling lesson , Terry .

I got so excited , thinking about seeing your custom painted PD, that I lost track of my spelling abilities .

Terry , I actually was the champion...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,198
Posted By kenbob
Please - Let us see the Sunburst Yellow PD. ...

Please - Let us see the Sunburst Yellow PD.

You have my interest piqued .
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,092
Posted By kenbob
Loading a press

I bought a 50 ton press , 10 years ago , from a buddy .

To load it -we flopped it on some tires on top of the trailer . Just left them under it and drove approx. 20 miles to my shop . There we...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,846
Posted By kenbob
Spokane

What he said .

Spokane is about 4 hrs West of me -I get there 5 or 6 times a year. I think its a very nice town . There is a reason its the center of a area they call - " the Inland Empire " .
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,419
Posted By kenbob
Thank you

That was a great report and good onya for posting that up .

Now you have all winter to fine tune your camping kit .

Get out there and do it again .


Thanks again

Ken
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By kenbob
I will just never forget the first time I heard...

I will just never forget the first time I heard one going thru the gears .....

Oh my - that sweet sound !
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,198
Posted By kenbob
Here is how she ended up .... $8,000 ...

Here is how she ended up ....

$8,000

http://www.ebay.com/itm/201201365785?_trksid=p2060778.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,990
Posted By kenbob
I just purchased one of these from Ted Porter's...

I just purchased one of these from Ted Porter's shop in California .

Drive shaft was $579.

I delivered my 93 GSPD to Bob Clement's (Bob's Motorwerks) shop in Roberts, Montana on Labor Day...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By kenbob
"Roll a Chair" by camptime

Valley of the Gods - Utah

Was such an awesome place to camp and wake up ......we had 3 cups of coffee before packing up and leaving .

My chair was a gift from a good friend - never leave...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 473,078
Posted By kenbob
Thank you - yes sir , it is a very special part...

Thank you - yes sir , it is a very special part of the world for me . From my place in Montana , this is about 350 miles . Depending on your route there is a couple free ferry rides involved and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,127
Posted By kenbob
German Alcohol stove

I found this neat machine at a second hand sporting goods store in town .

Paid the man $40 for it .....and I'm quite sure it had never been lit .

I burned the paint off the grill when I fired...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 473,078
Posted By kenbob
Upper Arrow Lake - Nakusp , BC

I was able to steal away for 4 days , earlier this week . Headed North to the Kootenays . Perfect weather -tourists have thinned out a bit .

1240 miles of bliss ......



...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By kenbob
Thanks Matt Did you solve your carb issues...

Thanks Matt

Did you solve your carb issues ?

Was it float needles ?

Have a dandy trip man - good luck

Ken
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,969
Posted By kenbob
Ras - we were a tad bit concerned about our...

Ras - we were a tad bit concerned about our camping spot as we were on Navajo Nation lands .....

So we got off the road a ways, before putting up our tents .

We were very careful as to how we...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 211,729
Posted By kenbob
Lost Coast

I didn't get to spend as much time as I would have liked .

I will be back there and do more investigating . Those roads are truly made for motor bike riding .

I camped at Mattole in the Art...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,750
Posted By kenbob
This one did purty good

Just ended ten days ago

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,127
Posted By kenbob
See what I mean ..... $$$$$$

These things must be the 'bomb "

(couldn't resist )

http://www.ebay.com/itm/281414243715?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 211,729
Posted By kenbob
I have been riding the old girl !

Here is some proof of riding - she had a small milestone , this spring .

http://kenbob.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-m3N632f/0/M/P1050013-M.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By kenbob
Matt - where was this photo taken , sir ? ...

Matt - where was this photo taken , sir ?
Looks like you live in Australia ? This photo looks like Pacific NW , North America ?

Thanks Ken
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,625
Posted By kenbob
That's sweet . Your bike turned out nicely !...

That's sweet .

Your bike turned out nicely !

Good job, and thanks for posting pics .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 473,078
Posted By kenbob
Alaska 2013

This is at Deadhorse, Alaska .

We camped just south of town , on the " Sag" River .

These pics were taken at 12:44 AM -July 18 This is as dark as it got .

That's my buddy Doug's tent in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,127
Posted By kenbob
Now you got me started .....

This is how I pack my Svea for bike camping .

This aluminum pot set is for another stove and my Svea nestles in it perfectly.
I just put my stove in a zip lock bag inside these pots and I bought...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,127
Posted By kenbob
When one pops up on Ebay -they bring lots of...

When one pops up on Ebay -they bring lots of money $
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,127
Posted By kenbob
Garrison alcohol teapot

I found this little teapot kit on Ebay a while back ,
The burner and the pot , pack in that tin box , in the photo .
Not really moto gear -but the kit was so dang cute . Came from New Zealand....
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 180,969
Posted By kenbob
Very much committed

I love riding my R80 g/s !

This photo was taken , South of Kayenta , Arizona .


http://kenbob.smugmug.com/Other/South-West-Tour-2013/i-6HM535T/0/M/P1030720-M.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,635
Posted By kenbob
sheepskin

I have used a sheepskin for years . Move it from bike to bike .

Only way to go , for me !

Remember ...... it worked well for the sheep .
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7,259
Views: 1,450,922
Posted By kenbob
My first Airhead with points

1976 R75/6

Cool little story with this bike .

I bought it a month ago , from the daughter , of the man that sold it new .

Her Father owned a bike shop in Spokane , Washington in the late...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By kenbob
When I bought my R80g/s - the PO had put on new...

When I bought my R80g/s - the PO had put on new clutch and brake levers . Well, the clutch cable (new ) lasted 2000 mikes and snapped .

Upon inspection , I could see the casting on the new levers...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 112,355
Posted By kenbob
Sparky ; I sent you a PM - please have a...

Sparky ;

I sent you a PM - please have a look .

Thanks


Ken
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,345
Posted By kenbob
"Not yet. I need deer repellent right now." ...

"Not yet. I need deer repellent right now."


ATX -you need Elk repellent !

Geez those things look huge when they jump out in front of you .

Have a great trip - keep posting
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
" If it was me headin to Banff "

ATX - Man ,the Park is wide open and ready for you !

If it were me ....I would turn left ,4 miles North of Babb, Mt - and cross into Canada , at the Port of Chief Mtn ! Way scenic , way nice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
Brookies Cookies

I know Greg , the owner , and he is severely busy with the place !

He does the baking and just gets some crazy hours in .... he also has a small portable sawmill -he does custom sawing to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
Eating out in Whitefish

Man Jäger ;
A mushroom swiss burger at Craggy is $10.50 comes with killer fries -have a nice cold Kokanee with it for $2.50....

That brings the total to $13.00 ....that ain't bad !

I think...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
" So we go to Whitefish now "

Believe me Rinty , lots of local folks here are asking the same question as you .

What happened to main street ?

The city fathers are just miserable bitches to deal with - I can't imagine a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
"Once the long weekend's over "

Spot on the money Jäger .....spot on

Since I like to avoid large crowds -when I get a late start , I will go around the park on hwy 2 thru Essex and then hang a left at St Mary's and go over the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,623
Posted By kenbob
Give er hell boys ! We just had a 30 minute rain...

Give er hell boys ! We just had a 30 minute rain squall pass thru - but

the weather dudes are saying - nothing but Sunshine for the next 8 days

or so . 20% or less chances of precip .
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,575
Posted By kenbob
Pasco , Washington

Home of Neil F. Lampson , Inc. and Lampson International

It's called a " Transi Lift "

They built that crane and is sold to Japan -like the country , I think ?

Built and assembled in...
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