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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,257
Posted By Navy CWO
Thumbs down GoldStar Bobber?????

I started to watch episode 5 when some clown decided to cut-up a really nice (less the non-stock muffler) BSA Goldstar DBD. I (used to own one); :eek1 once it was announced it was going to be made...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 45,351
Posted By Navy CWO
i"m 68 YOA and still riding my BMW '91 R100GS and...

i"m 68 YOA and still riding my BMW '91 R100GS and '93 R100RT!
When my knees get to the point where I'm having trouble holding one up, guess I'll suck it up and get a sidecar!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,292
Posted By Navy CWO
Back in 2011 much of Texas was in a burn ban...

Back in 2011 much of Texas was in a burn ban because of the drought. I pulled up at a stop sign in back of some bimbo who proceeded to toss a lit cigarette out of the driver's side window. I put my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 13,799
Posted By Navy CWO
I wear Hi-viz jacket and helmet; have a headlight...

I wear Hi-viz jacket and helmet; have a headlight modulator and basically do everything else I can to stay alive (ride defensively). That's my business and I really don't care if someone thinks I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 81,610
Posted By Navy CWO
H-D Fat Boy Low Toaster

Took care of #1 son's Harley Davidson Fat Boy Low for a year.
#1 Peeve: The exhaust pipes which bar-b-q my right leg whenever I get stopped at a stoplight or stop sign. It apparently has a...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Navy CWO
Thanks! Took it to the roadwarrior section. ...

Thanks! Took it to the roadwarrior section. Wife is interested in one. I have a '91 R100GS and '93 R100RT. Both are too tall for her.
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Navy CWO
Thanks! Took it to the roadwarrior section.

Thanks! Took it to the roadwarrior section.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Navy CWO
Moto Guzzi Xmsn Problem

An acquaintance has a 2004 Brava 750ie stuck in 4th gear. Anyone know of an easy fix or someone who works on them???
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Navy CWO
Moto Guzzi XMSN Help

An acquaintance has a 2004 Brava 750ie stuck in 4th gear. Anyone know of an easy fix or someone who works on them???
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By Navy CWO
Youngest daughter and I replaced all the...

Youngest daughter and I replaced all the brakelines, M/C and wheel cylinders on #3 son's 63 Chevy pick up. Did it as a surprise birthday present for him. All it took was a lot of patience, some...
Forum: Face plant 08-02-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 112,985
Posted By Navy CWO
I just finished reading the whole tread. You are...

I just finished reading the whole tread. You are an amazing woman!
Good luck and keep plugging away!

Bill C.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Navy CWO
Based on personal experience, I strongly...

Based on personal experience, I strongly recommend you remove the driveshaft and clean the threads on the coupler to ensure the threads are still sharp and undamaged. I swapped out transmissions a...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Navy CWO
Thanks guys!! I think I'll go with the relay...

Thanks guys!! I think I'll go with the relay set-up even though
the lights don't draw much current. I did suspect I had introduced a "kill" switch into the equation by somehow grounding the coil! ...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Navy CWO
Question Aux Lighting Hook-up Problem

I have two LED lights I want to add to my '93 R100RT to increase my visibility.
I also have a stock BMW rocker switch on the panel for energizing them.

I mounted the lights on the "crash" bar...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Navy CWO
Mike: I have a parabellum windshield on my...

Mike:

I have a parabellum windshield on my '93 RT and I like it. Comes in three different heights.
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,667
Posted By Navy CWO
Thank you for the story. May the kindness shown...

Thank you for the story. May the kindness shown by you and Bob be returned many fold.

Merry Christmas!
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,779
Posted By Navy CWO
I talked to the folks at Corbin and they made a...

I talked to the folks at Corbin and they made a really nice, lowered seat for me. I ride a 1991 R100GS and have 30" inseam.

Bike fits me much better now!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,753
Posted By Navy CWO
I have owned a 1971 BSA B50SS, an 1991 BMW R100GS...

I have owned a 1971 BSA B50SS, an 1991 BMW R100GS and 1993 BMW R100RT and can't flat foot any of them.

I simply have learned to live with "tip-toeing"!
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,669
Posted By Navy CWO
Had a 1961 BSA Goldstar Clubman, a 1971 BSA B50SS...

Had a 1961 BSA Goldstar Clubman, a 1971 BSA B50SS Goldstar and a 1967 BSA B44 Victor Enduro (441) and really enjoyed the first two. The last one is in the barn undergoing restoration right now!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,225
Posted By Navy CWO
Hawk-eye?

A couple of years ago I was on my R100GS on a local back road. Was doing about 50 mph or so on a straight stretch when I caught sight of something out of the corner of my right eye. A hawk, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 14,155
Posted By Navy CWO
One day a few years ago, my wife came up to me...

One day a few years ago, my wife came up to me and asked me to teach her to ride a motorcycle.

I looked at my 1991 R100GS and calmly said "I don't think so" and offered to set her up with the...
Forum: Face plant 08-15-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,828
Posted By Navy CWO
Back in the early 70's I was stationed on the...

Back in the early 70's I was stationed on the Caribbean side of the Canal Zone. One morning on my way out to work I had a big buzzard fly into me. Hit me in the chest, knocking me off the back of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By Navy CWO
Completing the Basic Rider Course really does not...

Completing the Basic Rider Course really does not prepare you to ride on the road. I read somewhere that at the end of a course the instructor told the students that they were now qualified to ride...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,675
Posted By Navy CWO
Got one of these funnels last week. Works great...

Got one of these funnels last week. Works great on my R100RT and GS! Price is reasonable also!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,141
Posted By Navy CWO
When I started back riding again a few years ago,...

When I started back riding again a few years ago, I bought an '82 GL500. I basically restored it and rode it for about a year and a half. Then had a chance to buy a BMW R100, so jumped at it. ...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 80,415
Posted By Navy CWO
This is my 1991 with 68,000 miles on it! Oldest...

This is my 1991 with 68,000 miles on it! Oldest son is station in Japan with the Air Force. When he returns to the States, It'll go to him and I stay with my 1993 R100RT!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 19,420
Posted By Navy CWO
A couple of years ago my wife and I were in my...

A couple of years ago my wife and I were in my mustang headed South on I-35 to San Antonio at about 11PM. I glanced in my left mirror and saw a bikes headlight coming up fast, real fast! I was...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 252,404
Posted By Navy CWO
Ural/Airhead procedures

I used the procedures outlined in Grok's 09-23-2011, 03:10 PM entry. Worked great and my RT is much smoother than before (using Carb Mate). Thanks, Thanks, Thanks!:clap
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,680
Posted By Navy CWO
I put one of his stands on my '91 GS. Excellent...

I put one of his stands on my '91 GS. Excellent product!

I just wish he'd make on to fit my '93 RT!
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 252,404
Posted By Navy CWO
Question Help - need some "Harmonizer" assistance!

I received my Harmonizer a couple of weeks ago and just now got the time to work with it. I attempted to use it on my 1993 BMW R100RT with Bing CV carburators.

I could not get it to balance...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 252,404
Posted By Navy CWO
Harmonizer Delivered

Grok:

Received mine this AM. Looks like an excellent piece of equipment.
I'll be using it this weekend on my bikes.

Thanks for the discount, also!:clap
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 252,404
Posted By Navy CWO
Ordered one today. Looking forward to trying it...

Ordered one today. Looking forward to trying it out on my '91 GS and '93 RT.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,213
Posted By Navy CWO
My wife wanted to learn to ride so I set her up...

My wife wanted to learn to ride so I set her up for the BRC. After that she wanted her own motorcycle. Her choice was a Honda Rebel 250, with which I agreed. I rode it the 50 miles home on major...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,285
Posted By Navy CWO
Pissed The turn-off to our ranch has an area in the...

The turn-off to our ranch has an area in the middle of it where gravel (from the fine job of chip seal done by TXDOT) piles up. Every few months I go out and sweep it up and dump it to the side of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 617,124
Posted By Navy CWO
Russell Seat for Sale

Seat fits 1993 BMW R100RT. $250.00 + shipping to lower 48 states. Condition is excellent.
Please email me @ kz5bcn@arrl.net for photographs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,622
Posted By Navy CWO
I am reminded of an old saying told to me by my...

I am reminded of an old saying told to me by my ship's Executive Officer, when I was JOOD. I saw a tanker approaching from our port side (left). The X.O. quietly asked if I saw the tanker, I...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 36,574
Posted By Navy CWO
My 1993 RT

This is my 1993 R100RT w/58,000 miles,
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By Navy CWO
Based on the wheels, it looks to be a Honda...

Based on the wheels, it looks to be a Honda GL500. I restored a 1982 a few years ago and gave it to my youngest son in Colorado when I got my BMW. Its a great machine, though a bit top heavy. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,080
Posted By Navy CWO
Max's BMW

I've ordered parts form Max's several times. Great service and I do appreciate the M&Ms and the stickers! Superb dealer!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,645
Posted By Navy CWO
Yellow (shooting) glasses help increase contrast...

Yellow (shooting) glasses help increase contrast during snowy or foggy weather. Also helps mute oncoming headlights. Ive been stopped a couple of times by police and never had them say anything...
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