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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By Clay Spinner
Something like this ... ...

Something like this ...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/wheelie_zps618a7f9a.jpg (http://s626.photobucket.com/user/stagg20/media/wheelie_zps618a7f9a.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,813
Posted By Clay Spinner
Its a crazy ivan build... and ride methinks.

Its a crazy ivan build... and ride methinks.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By Clay Spinner
Go for soft bags as it would be my recommendation...

Go for soft bags as it would be my recommendation basd on a few of your posts and possible direction you are heading with your bike.... good luck with the sale of the panniers.
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,878
Posted By Clay Spinner
I'd say get yourself a beer and think about...

I'd say get yourself a beer and think about things for a while. The when you are done... Stop taking photos of your bike on a trailer, pretending that it is broken only to drive down prices so you...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,211
Posted By Clay Spinner
All I have to add it make sure you ride the N260...

All I have to add it make sure you ride the N260 in the Spanish Pyrenees.... great times! You will get to one spot where you may not be sure which direction to head... just veer left and enjoy.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Clay Spinner
I've had conversations via pm with Airhead...

I've had conversations via pm with Airhead Wrangler as well and doing a bit of reading on various other forms. What i found was a very measured and calculated critique of the unit. From what I can...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Clay Spinner
Hey Kev.... the chap I bought my first ST from...

Hey Kev.... the chap I bought my first ST from had oodles of them (old huskies). Named Richard and lives in Kingsteignton... can't for the life of me remember his name but I can get it for you when...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,683
Posted By Clay Spinner
I would suggest these threads are a 'p' take. :D

I would suggest these threads are a 'p' take. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,725
Posted By Clay Spinner
Or should the question be 'what year forks are...

Or should the question be 'what year forks are the best or most suitable for this application'?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By Clay Spinner
Dont get too excited just yet. I have three...

Dont get too excited just yet. I have three pairs of them and they change hands over on ukgser for about 50... not really big money.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By Clay Spinner
I tried to give a pair away before I left the...

I tried to give a pair away before I left the UK... ended up binning them.
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By Clay Spinner
Bought a pair last year in the UK... cheap tyres...

Bought a pair last year in the UK... cheap tyres and work very well. I think I paid about 130 for the pair delivered. I was going to being a few pairs over in my container with me (brought two...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By Clay Spinner
Agreed... looks like my ST bits and bobs up there

Agreed... looks like my ST bits and bobs up there
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By Clay Spinner
A few places sell a few of those items.... Google...

A few places sell a few of those items.... Google Gary burton bamw uk, siebenrock, motorbikes, motorworks, boxer took, to name a few. Places like max BMW May have a few bits and bobs but in my mind...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,588
Posted By Clay Spinner
Top little tip!

Top little tip!
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,778
Posted By Clay Spinner
If this was facebook I'd like that comment! I had...

If this was facebook I'd like that comment! I had a similar period when the wife wanted a new car and I was getting it in the neck... as we couldn't afford one at the time. I managed to get her to...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Clay Spinner
HERE...

HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23530601)

Funny timing... I just pm'd AW last night about this. I'll likely be doing the same once I start building up my specials so will...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
How about a Brace of Airhead DIrtbikes?!?

A lovely montage from the 'six days' era can be found HERE (http://www.historischesarchiv.bmw.de/1/webmill.php?id=158400&ditem=82963&lin=video&foldergroup=irc)
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Clay Spinner
You'll notice the big fork brace just above the...

You'll notice the big fork brace just above the front wheel... these will (if a good one) improve your feel during braking and hard cornering immensely. Apart from that, learn to adjust the valves,...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
I have no idea what you guys are talking about......

I have no idea what you guys are talking about... :D
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Clay Spinner
Try this link (http://www.sitecomber.com/)

Try this link (http://www.sitecomber.com/)
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
Two more... the blue one owned by Gary in the UK...

Two more... the blue one owned by Gary in the UK (UKGSER steal)

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/DSC_07131600x12001_zps2bbdb316.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Clay Spinner
Nice bike. Seat of course is not OEM cover. ...

Nice bike. Seat of course is not OEM cover.

This nice part is that if you learn to use the search function on here... anything that you need to do to your bike will be covered on here as the...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,745
Posted By Clay Spinner
I believe he is mostly involved with classic...

I believe he is mostly involved with classic sidecar racing such as this...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/8304_zps2f0fd876.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
Not mine and not sure if this has already been...

Not mine and not sure if this has already been posted... but I don't think it has. I think this one was used on the Rallye de JoJos or something. Full build thread found HERE ...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,745
Posted By Clay Spinner
With reference to the differences between the...

With reference to the differences between the standard r80 st fairing and the one from Richie... You'll see a better view of the Moorespeed cowl HERE...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
The 'other one' that I was waiting for... ...

The 'other one' that I was waiting for...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/IMG_2401_zps0bfde229.jpg (http://s626.photobucket.com/user/stagg20/media/IMG_2401_zps0bfde229.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 636,401
Posted By Clay Spinner
How about a few from Richie... ...

How about a few from Richie...


http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/RichiesAirhead027_zpsbd12934c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Clay Spinner
I think there may be more to it than just...

I think there may be more to it than just re-profiling the cam. I remember reading the adventure950 tried that in his hpn esque build and did not like the results. It's worth a try though eh! Do...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,227,084
Posted By Clay Spinner
If this is semi regular for the bike... buy...

If this is semi regular for the bike... buy another one and place it beside the 'working' one so if it snaps you'll just need to connect the ends and keep going!
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,680
Posted By Clay Spinner
Yes they did. BMW would replace them with a...

Yes they did. BMW would replace them with a metal one FOC. The plastic tanks were slightly bigger then the metal tanks that they were replaced with hence why some people didn't bother.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 32,007
Posted By Clay Spinner
How much do you weigh brad? I got my 4860's...

How much do you weigh brad? I got my 4860's re-vamped at FTR suspension for my bike and my weight... but I'm about 225 naked. :eek1

Aren't a bunch of you guys just little fellas? I think Ras and...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 32,007
Posted By Clay Spinner
You sound like a veteran government worker...

You sound like a veteran government worker already! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,528
Posted By Clay Spinner
Having never driven a twin shock bike I thought...

Having never driven a twin shock bike I thought I'd weigh in here :D For me, a mono makes more sense as you only have to worry about one shock and there is easy access to the back end. Getting...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,253
Posted By Clay Spinner
Yes... no probs as the servo (on the 1150GSA......

Yes... no probs as the servo (on the 1150GSA... the 1100GS was standard/normal brakes) did the pumping... I just had to touch the lever and release once I was happy that all of the fluid had been...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,822
Posted By Clay Spinner
Good on ya Jake. You are a mechanical master! ...

Good on ya Jake. You are a mechanical master! :freaky
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,253
Posted By Clay Spinner
I have changed or played with pretty much...

I have changed or played with pretty much everything on my oilhead (1100gs and 1150gsa) and never once needed a computer. That includes mucking around with the servo brakes. The standard tool kit,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,822
Posted By Clay Spinner
Come on then... hurry it up a bit! Geesh... this...

Come on then... hurry it up a bit! Geesh... this is taking forever! :D
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,368
Posted By Clay Spinner
So i just watched the video with my son. He...

So i just watched the video with my son. He loves bikes (hes three and a half) and has spent a lot of time wrenching with me in the garage. We watched about one minute of the video and he said '...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Clay Spinner
Not saying I know what forks they are... just...

Not saying I know what forks they are... just pointing out that plenty of road bikes had forks that extended past the axle... nothing more.
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