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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By R100RT Mark
Weather looks like it will be perfect for this...

Weather looks like it will be perfect for this weekend’s GMR. Highs in the high 60’s/low 70’s, sunny and dry. Check the Weather Channel here http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/l/USGA0270. Not...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By R100RT Mark
My favorite cradle is an old tire - engine on...

My favorite cradle is an old tire - engine on tire on small pallet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By R100RT Mark
Further major winner takes all prize draws...

Further major winner takes all prize draws update.

ADDED
Kermit Chair Prize - All Registered Eligible
Kermit Chair with custom 25<sup>th</sup> GMR Silver Celebration embroidery from sponsor...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By R100RT Mark
Major winner takes all prizes for the 2015...

Major winner takes all prizes for the 2015 “Silver Celebration” 25<sup>th</sup> Georgia Mountain Rally have been confirmed. The rally is renowned for being a great start to the riding season. These...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By R100RT Mark
The R100R seat is also lower than a stock R100GS....

The R100R seat is also lower than a stock R100GS. The optional low GS seat seems to be the same height as the R100R's.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By R100RT Mark
Which rules out June, July and August here in...

Which rules out June, July and August here in Atlanta. In practice probably May and September too. Probably the same for much of the southern U.S.
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By R100RT Mark
I installed a Wunderlich gear lever on my R100R...

I installed a Wunderlich gear lever on my R100R for the very same reasons. Here's the Wunderlich page for the R80G/S version: http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R80GS/8500169.html

The...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,512
Posted By R100RT Mark
R65 had flat tops on '79 and '80 model year bikes...

R65 had flat tops on '79 and '80 model year bikes and "dome" tops thereafter.
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,815
Posted By R100RT Mark
Similar experience here with my 3-valve ST3s....

Similar experience here with my 3-valve ST3s. Pulls very nicely, and quickly, from around 4,000 RPM to its 9,500 RPM limit and really does not like to be down around 3,000 RPM. Mine's an '06 with a...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,815
Posted By R100RT Mark
I would be a sucker for a V11 Sport Ballabio as a...

I would be a sucker for a V11 Sport Ballabio as a substitute for my R100R (who am I kidding, as well as my R100R) if one were pop up in the local classifieds. The Ballabio is a V11 Sport with higher...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,815
Posted By R100RT Mark
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Middle of last year I decided to shake up my garage. My very nice but getting...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By R100RT Mark
Depending upon the application I am in the habit...

Depending upon the application I am in the habit of using OEM type Amp Superseal 1.5 Series or Econoseal J Series connectors for accessories and the like. Easy to make, durable, and as waterproof as...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 79,422
Posted By R100RT Mark
How about lowering the footpegs and fitting...

How about lowering the footpegs and fitting something like the non-Mystic R100R handlebars or bar-backs?

Here's a link to my budget footpegs lowering solution:...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,761
Posted By R100RT Mark
The same way that all the other reported actions...

The same way that all the other reported actions have been done. Construe the deficient, ambiguous and contradictory bylaws in a way that suits your position then exert influence and control by...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,103
Posted By R100RT Mark
The shortcut method of doing pushrod seals...

The shortcut method of doing pushrod seals (release head and jug as a unit, pull the assembly enough to remove wrist/gudgeon pin, then remove head, jug and piston as a unit from bike, replace seals,...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,103
Posted By R100RT Mark
There are a number of up to date online parts...

There are a number of up to date online parts “fiche” that cover your model.

That maintained by MAX BMW is popular (http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/fiche.aspx).

I tend to check there and...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By R100RT Mark
That's good to know. I have the ones that...

That's good to know.

I have the ones that tennessee thumper offered on their way to me so it looks like I an on to a win!
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,567
Posted By R100RT Mark
My mistake - the flaw in relying on memory.... ...

My mistake - the flaw in relying on memory.... Basic advice holds true. Make sure there are no burrs left after "dremelling" before you try and back out the screw.
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,567
Posted By R100RT Mark
All good advice. After you have drilled/ground...

All good advice. After you have drilled/ground away the peening on the screw head it is worth checking the non-slotted end of the screw as well. Oftentimes the screw ends will have been filed or...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By R100RT Mark
Sounds like the place to start. PM sent.

Sounds like the place to start.

PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By R100RT Mark
R100GS Hand Guards for R100R?

My ’93 R100R is becoming my regular all-year ride. I would like to add some hand guards for highway wind protection. I have low (Mystic) handlebars, a handlebar GPS RAM mount, and a bar-end...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,567
Posted By R100RT Mark
Straightforward, but does depend what rebuilt kit...

Straightforward, but does depend what rebuilt kit you plan to use and how far you plan to "rebuild.".

Assuming you have a comprehensive rebuild kit then the only thing you need to consider is...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,761
Posted By R100RT Mark
Absolutely correct. No one is going to litigate....

Absolutely correct. No one is going to litigate. However, if I were a Director of the organization I would be very worried about my personal exposure should someone start to question whether I had...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By R100RT Mark
Exactly my experience with my 26,000 mile '93...

Exactly my experience with my 26,000 mile '93 R100R and my recently sold 45,000 mile '94 R100RT. Both run/ran well with all of (a) correct timing and valve clearances, and (b) carbs clean with good...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,761
Posted By R100RT Mark
Quote: <table...

Quote:
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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By R100RT Mark
2015 Georgia Mountain Rally - Silver Celebration - All Welcome!

2015 Georgia Mountain Rally - Silver Celebration - All Welcome!

Registration for the 2015 Georgia Mountain Rally is now open.

The Georgia Mountain Rally in Hiawassee is recognized and widely ...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,761
Posted By R100RT Mark
When I first made this post the 2013 990 was not...

When I first made this post the 2013 990 was not available from the normal sources so I posted the return for 2012. The 2013 return has since become available. I have edited this post accordingly. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,295
Posted By R100RT Mark
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Jenna, Thanks for your thought. I assume that you are referencing the Georgia...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,295
Posted By R100RT Mark
2015 Georgia Mountain Rally - Silver Celebration - All Welcome!

2015 Georgia Mountain Rally - Silver Celebration - All Welcome!

Registration for the 2015 Georgia Mountain Rally is now open.

The Georgia Mountain Rally in Hiawassee is recognized and widely...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By R100RT Mark
I think that characterizing US “construction and...

I think that characterizing US “construction and use” legislation as “anything goes” is somewhat misleading. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) are very particular about requirements...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By R100RT Mark
The "trick" with the dino 4T is finding the 4...

The "trick" with the dino 4T is finding the 4 liter jugs. For a while the local Pep Boys in the Atlanta area stocked them with pricing typically around $13 to $15. A great price vs. the 1 liter...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,295
Posted By R100RT Mark
Agreed a '78 is likely to have ATE calipers. If...

Agreed a '78 is likely to have ATE calipers. If it does have a Brembo setup it is highly likely to be single disc with a 2-pot caliper. This setup can be upgraded to the 4-pot type (I think there's...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,295
Posted By R100RT Mark
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Completed Iron Horse trip. Rode just about 600 miles to/back and around the...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,075
Posted By R100RT Mark
Seems to me like a voltage drop issue. Given...

Seems to me like a voltage drop issue. Given your comments before about intermittent conduction through outwardly good/clean fuses I would clean my way through all related contacts. I would start...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,295
Posted By R100RT Mark
Iron Horse Weekend

I will be riding my ’93 R100R up to Iron Horse on this Friday for a camping weekend. Happy to have company.

My definite plan is to meet up with a R1200RT buddy at the Race Trac on the north side...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By R100RT Mark
Check with your local BMW motorcycle club. ...

Check with your local BMW motorcycle club. Sometimes clubs have negotiated parts counter discounts at local dealers for their members.
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,187
Posted By R100RT Mark
My thread chasers are simply regular bolts with...

My thread chasers are simply regular bolts with two or three longitudial groove cut in them and the starting threads ground to a very slight taper. I grease them and work them back an forth in any...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By R100RT Mark
The thermostatic valve starts to open around 180...

The thermostatic valve starts to open around 180 deg. F (I have “boil checked” a few on a stove over the years). Therefore, how much hotter than this the bike will run depends primarily upon its...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By R100RT Mark
I asked a sender/gauge question a while back. I...

I asked a sender/gauge question a while back. I came to the conclusion that as the oil drain plug is M18 x 1.5 a VDO oil temperature sender part no. 323-064 matched to a VDO oil temperature gauge...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By R100RT Mark
This is the stock way the lines feed the twin...

This is the stock way the lines feed the twin Brembos on my '94 R100RT.
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