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Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By akabeton
Can't believe how low your bike idles :D

Can't believe how low your bike idles :D
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,521
Posted By akabeton
Well, I did PM you with an offer to help to post...

Well, I did PM you with an offer to help to post photos.

Also the person that could help you out with that "dicky" speedo problem you have is "Wirespokes" , the very person you have just...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,692
Posted By akabeton
Sorry Jason ;-)

The loose nut holding the handlebars is clearly evident in the photo. :rofl

I don't think there is much we can do. :D
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,521
Posted By akabeton
Hush Hush

Let's not tell evrybody:evil

We are so lucky, not only do you get to ride these great bikes to some really amazing places.

We get to have a relationship with them too. :D
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By akabeton
Thanks

Thank you Stephen for organizing this event.

Also big thanks to our host David.

It was nice to put faces to names, and to reconfirm what a great airhead community we have. :clap
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By akabeton
Heading South to join you.

Bump ...

Heading South to join you tomorrow :clap
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By akabeton
Airhead Scrambler

Not sure if this has been posted before.

I think they did an amazing job.

http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-scrambler
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By akabeton
Relay

If you want me to ride by and swap out the relay, let me know.
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By akabeton
30 year old airhead travels around the world.

Not a road report, but a good story and a really cool bike.

http://vimeo.com/51272719
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By akabeton
Thanks

Thanks Jenna

Your efforts are much appreciated. :D
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By akabeton
Electrics!!

Welcome to the asylum. :D

Electrics are the worst.

Lots of knowledge on here, more info will be required , get out your multimeter and just wait.

Help is on its way.
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,345
Posted By akabeton
Valeo.

My original Valeo starter dropped its magnets too, last year. I replaced the entire unit with the new improved Valeo starter from EME. I think it was about $189 at the time. It should be good for...
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,665
Posted By akabeton
Awesome... I missed you folks. I rode to bella...

Awesome... I missed you folks. I rode to bella coola via gang ranch and chilko lake... Here's the funny part... I'm leaving to go to goldbridge and carpenter lake for 3 days tomorrow.


Lee,
...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By akabeton
Work getting in the way

Mike

Would really like to join you guys.
I think work may be getting in the way of my enjoyment.

PM me just in case.

Paul
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Update

Everyone

I just heard from Jim @ Ohlinspro.

All the original orders with the exception of one ( sorry Brent ) have now been shipped.

Prices good for one more week ( expires 24/9 )

Paul
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,409
Posted By akabeton
Welcome

Quite the bold first post.

Does it fly, too.

Be careful :D
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Photo

Photos or it didn't happen ;-)
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By akabeton
Balancing ?

Are you referring to balancing carburetors ??
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By akabeton
The magnets have let go. There is apparently a...

The magnets have let go. There is apparently a Saturn car starter that will work .Anyone know the part #
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By akabeton
HELP - Starter cooked

We are just part way through a trip and one of our bikes starter has cooked. (91 R100 GSPD)
We are in a remote area and are trying to find an alternate part from the local auto parts store.
Does...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By akabeton
Nice

I would pass on the R90S, not very collectible. :evil

Pass the number on to me :evil
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Heading on an adventure.

On Tuesday next two fellow airheads and I head off on an eight day off road adventure into the Cariboo/ Chilcotin region of BC.
We are all riding R100 GSPD's, I'm hoping to document the trip for...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Group buy was for Ohlins shocks The vendor...

Group buy was for Ohlins shocks
The vendor will give a discount on other models, as part of the group buy.
Please contact him direct to discuss that.

Jim 732-928-7800 (Ohlinspro.com)
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Prices are good for 30 days

The vendor was putting his order into Ohlins and anybody who ordered before Thursday would be on that order.

Prices I previously quoted will be honored for thirty (30) days. ( ending 24/9 )
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
No, just piggy back in Ohlins.

No, just piggy back in Ohlins.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
The earlier g/s models have a slightly shorter...

The earlier g/s models have a slightly shorter length shock. The choice in the Ohlins range is limited to one model BM317.

81-88 R80 g/s

BM317 S46PR1C1 (NO Preloader) 361mm Long Std Spg...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
?

I'm not quite sure I understand your question.

I have been negotiating a group buy for fellow airhead owners to participate.

Most interested parties are g/s , GS or GSPD riders.

Ohlins...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Group Buy

Cy

I sent you a PM.
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Group Buy

The group buy discount will be in effect for the next 30 days only.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Time to order

I hope I PM'd all those who expressed an interest.

Anyone else who is nterested in participating in the group buy can email the vendor direct at :-

Sales@ohlinspro.com

In your subject line...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,180
Posted By akabeton
They are totally cool

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/dd1c48572fb3056d7014355fb52446d2.jpg[

Totally cool.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By akabeton
Good research.

Good research. Makes sense to cover both hemispheres. :D

It is similar to the colours on the 1150 GS.

Are you planning on painting it black ?
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Next Step

I will PM all interested parties in the next couple of days, with vendor details and a brief outline of what he will need to customize the shocks to your requirements.

Thanks.

Paul
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By akabeton
TKC Rub

+1

On my second set of TKC's no rubbing on the swingarm yet.
Should I be leaning over more :D
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
This is what they look like

BM 051
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/22a171535e8da4f386b114545059b4f7.jpg

BM836
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w457/akabeton/f44f5f3f2434151ff8747445076932e9.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Ohlins Airhead shock upgrade for less than $500 :-)

The vendor has informed me that Nitron orders are currently taking 6-8 weeks. Not good.

So now OHLINS seem to be a much faster option ( approx two weeks )

I have just received final pricing...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
If you are not familiar with Nitron Shocks

http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/02/11/nitron-adventure-series-shocks/
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Who is being secretive?. The airhead forum...

Who is being secretive?.

The airhead forum is not a place for me to publicly post prices given by a vendor based on an unknown number of possible buyers.
I would gladly PM what the vendor sent...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Nitron Adventure Series or Ohlins

Nitron Adventure Series comes

Basic

or

With remote hydraulic preload adjuster ( approx $200-$250 extra)

Ohlins base BM051
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,418
Posted By akabeton
Vendor is in the US.

Vendor is located in the US.

I live close to the border,so not a problem for me to ship to a US address and pick up.

Any other Canadian inmates could do the same or have shipped direct to...
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