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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
Nice! How'd you make the tail piece on that EN? ...

Nice! How'd you make the tail piece on that EN? Is it fiberglass?

And how'd you do that paint job? It looks great even in a picture.

I'm surprised you didn't keep the drum on the KZ. ...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
No kidding! I'm so glad we've got the Metro. ...

No kidding! I'm so glad we've got the Metro. I'd hate to have to ride in to DC every day. I'd feel obligated to keep a suicide note on my overnight stand if I knew I was going out on to the...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
those cb350 fours have got to be a labor of love....

those cb350 fours have got to be a labor of love. That's a lot of work for a 350. I've heard they feel like you're riding a sewing machine though.
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
Yeah the no-luggage bike is still useful if you...

Yeah the no-luggage bike is still useful if you can get most things in the 4-wheel-o-cycle. I think my view of it has been skewed by not having a car for so long (7 years and counting). The demands...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
bikes without boxes aren't practical forms of...

bikes without boxes aren't practical forms of transportation. I gave up on the fashion show and focused on function and I've been happier. To be fair, I haven't been picking up any hooters girls on...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By bgoodsoil
Wish I could go to thank you for the swingarm in...

Wish I could go to thank you for the swingarm in person Gage. I still owe you a beer!
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
I can pack plenty of tent. Trying to figure out...

I can pack plenty of tent. Trying to figure out how to wedge in the television is what's got me stumped right now.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
I think you'll enjoy it. They're a good time. I...

I think you'll enjoy it. They're a good time. I regret missing so many in school from shear poverty.

Some people may argue that alcohol and motorcycles don't go well together--these people...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By bgoodsoil
this'll be the shortest rally ride I've ever had...

this'll be the shortest rally ride I've ever had to make. thanks for posting it.
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,058
Posted By bgoodsoil
this is a bit of a tangent since this thread is...

this is a bit of a tangent since this thread is about about ignition but where are you seeing inexpensive R/Rs? All the one's I'm looking at are over $100. I've seen some used ones at ~$60 but...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,093
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap Beautiful bike. Seat looks fantastic...

:clap

Beautiful bike. Seat looks fantastic :thumb

There's no way I'd ever put something on that rack. Might be the best looking part on a bike that doesn't have any bad looking parts.
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are...

The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are key. I've never had mine back out but I have an acorn nut that bottoms out on the bolt and stops right at the nylox nut. I might put an easily...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,270
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my...

:lol3

No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my deposit with that one so I have no reason to worry about the property anymore. I'm going to set up my archery target in the yard....which means his...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump...

It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump while cruising down a bumpy road and lose that footpeg the chances of me keeping the bike upright on one foot aren't good. I mean, if there was a...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,270
Posted By bgoodsoil
:D Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was...

:D

Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was so mad--it was a clean, well-cut hole. I coulda used that shotgun wrapped in the bath towels instead of the grinder. Now I could see why THAT would...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,270
Posted By bgoodsoil
Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but...

Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but like you said I don't think it's power that does it. It's the combination of a short swingarm and having my boxes slightly behind the axle. I...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 I should mention at least that I've bent...

+1

I should mention at least that I've bent one of the loooooong 8m bolts that I use to hold them on. I'm considering drilling out the holes and going to a 3/8" since the 9/16" heads would be...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was...

aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was asleep as soon I was out of the shower last night. Tonight, priority one is getting you some pics.

I've swapped back and forth several times to see...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By bgoodsoil
man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job...

man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job on preparation/repair/ADVreconnaisance :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this...

sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this weekend. I got in trouble for cutting in a hole in my landlord's wall for an AC without asking permission :D I'll try to get some pics of them on the bike...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 145,468
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 A buddy of mine broke his foot and...

:lol3

A buddy of mine broke his foot and had to go to his folks' house for a month since he couldn't walk. While he was gone someone broke in to his house and stole his grandfather's shotgun. The...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,270
Posted By bgoodsoil
Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned...

Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned up!
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,270
Posted By bgoodsoil
The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always...

The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always popped the front end right up in first. I can't get it skip in 2nd even with the r100 pistons though. I ride wheelies at ever 3rd stop sign and have never...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back...

Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back luggage rack...:hmmmmm

I saw one of your pictures with a dent in the ground and mud caked on the Hard Heads. I didn't see any oil in the dirt...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 145,468
Posted By bgoodsoil
I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a...

I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a good run!



eh the starter solenoid locked up. The starter motor would spin but it wouldn't engage. I had my folks send me a spare starter...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 145,468
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'll post some pics of the peg mounts on here...

I'll post some pics of the peg mounts on here some time this weekend, Jenna.

Proof that the bike still runs:
...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've got a soda blaster at my folks' house. I...

I've got a soda blaster at my folks' house. I should be down for a weekend in September if you can wait that long. Or you can just go pick it up. My dad'll give it to you.

Have you tried a tiny...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,319
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By bgoodsoil
Mine was hinged on one side and had a post that...

Mine was hinged on one side and had a post that went in to a locking mechanism on the other.

How did your seat break? Was it from a crash?
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
Looks like you got photobombed by some dude...

Looks like you got photobombed by some dude peeing in the background :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
that canyonlands photo is epic. glad you got to...

that canyonlands photo is epic. glad you got to do some riding :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 34,744
Posted By bgoodsoil
Ouch. Sorry, man. I hope the breakdown story...

Ouch. Sorry, man. I hope the breakdown story associated with those pictures wasn't too bad.

If it makes you feel any better my starter gave up the ghost after spending over an hour in...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 59,840
Posted By bgoodsoil
:d

:d
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,314
Posted By bgoodsoil
Welcome to the forum, MaxP :wave Don't let...

Welcome to the forum, MaxP :wave

Don't let this thread give you a bad impression. For the most part we're good folks but it's the internet so people don't feel the need to be civil sometimes. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By bgoodsoil
I wouldn't own anything else. The best riding is...

I wouldn't own anything else. The best riding is on a dirt road away from traffic. Stealth caamping's a lot easier when you can get off the asphalt a bit too so road trips get cheaper.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 147,995
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap Good job, man! Thanks for posting the...

:clap Good job, man! Thanks for posting the video.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,717
Posted By bgoodsoil
http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad349/brewsy16/...

http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad349/brewsy16/R80/Odds%20and%20Ends/IMG_5741.jpg

My cat has a water bowl that looks just like that :D

Sorry about the job woes, man. A lotta folks in our...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,055
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 :lurk I wish I had gone with DRZ forks...

+1 :lurk

I wish I had gone with DRZ forks way back when instead of the DRs but I didn't know they were height adjustable at the time.

What offset did you go with on those triples?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,890
Posted By bgoodsoil
That seat looks fantastic. I take it this isn't...

That seat looks fantastic. I take it this isn't the first time you've done something like that?

Does that girlfriend's dad have any other daughters that are single? I could use a machinist...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By bgoodsoil
Thanks! That's good news. I'm on the north end...

Thanks! That's good news. I'm on the north end of town and I was hoping I'd be able to find something that wouldn't have me crossing the city.

Good thing you went with that 21" front TDL--we...
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