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Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,086
Posted By Kismet
and then... presuming you don't have to...

and then...

presuming you don't have to rebuild the BMW, the value that stays with the bike as it ages.

Most of your money will come back to you.


Your choice, as always.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,732
Posted By Kismet
You have the crown jewel of Airheads in my...

You have the crown jewel of Airheads in my opinion.

Nicely done.


Be safe.

:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,792
Posted By Kismet
Have you checked your gasoline comsumption on a...

Have you checked your gasoline comsumption on a marked distance?

What do the plugs look like?

And, cuz I'd forget, did you check for leaks when moving?

Good luck.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 30,912
Posted By Kismet
I suppose your wife is adamant about being able...

I suppose your wife is adamant about being able to stop as well as ride?


:D


pickypickypicky
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,000
Posted By Kismet
Lota? When someone mentions "bmw airhead,"...

Lota?

When someone mentions "bmw airhead," that's the bike I first think of. The "classic" airhead. :)

You did well. Be safe.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,289
Posted By Kismet
'Zactly. This man speaks truth. Anything from R75...

'Zactly. This man speaks truth. Anything from R75 up is going to be pretty much just fine as is. R60/7 needed to rev higher all the time and lost its old twin feel for me.


If you want faster,...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,111
Posted By Kismet
...and they lived happily ever after. ...

...and they lived happily ever after.


:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Kismet
and now, never, ever let it sit that long again. ...

and now, never, ever let it sit that long again.

Are we clear, young man?:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,601
Posted By Kismet
Best wishes for a solid landing and many more...

Best wishes for a solid landing and many more wonderful flights. :clap

Just wacherass, eh?

That desert takes itself quite seriously.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kismet
Al? What are your plans for the Brown? ...

Al?

What are your plans for the Brown?

IM if you would.

Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 30,912
Posted By Kismet
I'm lovin' it! :clap Hurry up, willya?

I'm lovin' it! :clap


Hurry up, willya?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kismet
ain't nothing wrong with humping a football, as...

ain't nothing wrong with humping a football, as long as the football is ok with it. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,170
Posted By Kismet
Years ago (these days I start ALL stories "years...

Years ago (these days I start ALL stories "years ago"), there was a guy who came over from UK with an R90 he'd made into an uberG/S. White shocks up front, modded his own exhaust up and out the back,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Kismet
Sent PM, Wirewkr.

and, thanks for the suggestions folks, but not in a position to start replacing stuff these days.

But I agree, whole-heartedly. Stock is better. Made the switch back on the 90S years ago. :) Then...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Kismet
Yup. The '78 R100. I bought a guy's "project...

Yup. The '78 R100. I bought a guy's "project bike." Really a sweet ole thang, but the damnable Reynolds...can't pivot bike, have to lean the sumbich over and try and kick a 2x4 under one side, then...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,877
Posted By Kismet
You did fine. and, arguably, the RS fairing...

You did fine.

and, arguably, the RS fairing one of the classic airhead looks ever created.

(with the possible exception of changing the effing oil filter. )
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Kismet
Help ! I looked, I REALLY looked...

Need return springs for Reynold's ride off stand (which I hate). Source? Anyone got one on a shelf?


(Whose idea were these, anyway?):huh

Thanks...just for looking. Sumbich has me a little...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,255
Posted By Kismet
I don't see any beater. I see a customized...

I don't see any beater. I see a customized airhead that delights the eye.


nicely done.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,409
Posted By Kismet
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,180
Posted By Kismet
Aw hell, just have fun with it. Most of the...

Aw hell, just have fun with it.

Most of the good stories come out of the journey, not the destination.
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,694
Posted By Kismet
I never rode hard or at high rpms, but had Emgos...

I never rode hard or at high rpms, but had Emgos for years without any issue. Kind of "amble" along on Wisconsin roads.

Might have been just dumb luck. The old twins, 90s, and current bikes seem...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,355
Posted By Kismet
But, other than that, he's a sweetheart. :lol3

But, other than that, he's a sweetheart. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,732
Posted By Kismet
If I remember it, it is old skool. :1drink

If I remember it, it is old skool.

:1drink
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,746
Posted By Kismet
I know of at least one million-mile rider who has...

I know of at least one million-mile rider who has always had a Hannigan on his bikes. I've one in the shed. Great protection, but I'm not putting on miles in inclement weather like I used to.

For...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,337
Posted By Kismet
Mullet? You will never again, ever, get so...

Mullet?

You will never again, ever, get so much bike for so little money. Great first purchase.

Congratulations.

Be safe.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,523
Posted By Kismet
November 2003 Thread. Just wonderful. Early...

November 2003 Thread. Just wonderful. Early 50's HD dirt and mud riding.
Lotta pictures. :)

enjoy:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=29723
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,088
Posted By Kismet
That motorcycle, she makes me smile. ...

That motorcycle, she makes me smile.


:1drink
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By Kismet
Years ago had a 90S with Shoei fairing with...

Years ago had a 90S with Shoei fairing with external fuse holders. Worked a charm, but don't remember ever having a problem with them.

Now, the /7 with the Rabid Transit always needed fuses for...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,867
Posted By Kismet
Oh hell, get a KLR. Big enough, reliable...

Oh hell, get a KLR.

Big enough, reliable enough, same components for most of the last 15 years or so, and can farkle to your heart's content, AND...willl keep its value when you decide to sell...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,901
Posted By Kismet
What he ^ said. Dredging bits and pieces...

What he ^ said.

Dredging bits and pieces from a flawed memory, at one time in pre-history, there was some serious discussion about using oil coolers unless airheads were ridden in the worst...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,169
Posted By Kismet
ok. good. why would the clutch...

ok.

good.


why would the clutch cable heat up?


Any one? Any one? Beuhler? Beuhler?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,483
Posted By Kismet
It is so easy.... I have done it! ...

It is so easy....


I have done it!

:clap

Should be a piece of cake for a normal human.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By Kismet
whole deal becomes much more interesting if you...

whole deal becomes much more interesting if you were dumb enough to put a ride-off stand on it.


:1drink


ask me how I know.

no, don't
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,521
Posted By Kismet
Wonderfully writ, nicely illustrated...a life...

Wonderfully writ, nicely illustrated...a life lesson for all.


You know, of course, that even as you posted these wonderful episodes, some (many) folks were working hard on the rationalization...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,213
Posted By Kismet
I kinda stopped being interested in BMWs with...

I kinda stopped being interested in BMWs with airheads, so that doesn't quite do it for me, other than being well-executed.

I remember a red R50 owned by ?Barrington Motorwerks? up at either a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-20-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,278
Posted By Kismet
You did well. :clap Consider keeping...

You did well. :clap


Consider keeping the panniers and rack even if you take them off. Amazing what you can carry.

Be safe.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,088
Posted By Kismet
That hypoid gear oil will send some vapors out...

That hypoid gear oil will send some vapors out and a single drop will seem like two quarts of oil have drained! :roflClean it up and it will be fine. You'll be changing oils anyway...(try Farm And...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,278
Posted By Kismet
I'm waaaay too old for this stuff, but that is a...

I'm waaaay too old for this stuff, but that is a lovely bike. Thanks.:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,278
Posted By Kismet
things I'd look for, but I have no particular...

things I'd look for, but I have no particular skills:

Disc up front.

air-cooled.

sufficient production numbers to make used parts available.

no blood-letting to be able to afford to...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,468
Posted By Kismet
Those were the days, my friend We thought...

Those were the days, my friend
We thought they'd never end
We'd sing and dance forever and a day
We'd live the life we choose
We'd fight and never lose
For we were young and sure to have our way...
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