ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 74
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Optimusglen
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
Hey guys, can anyone recommend someone who can...

Hey guys, can anyone recommend someone who can tune a 74 airhead BMW? It's running ok, but occasional popping, would like someone with knowledge on carbs to give it a once over.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Optimusglen
I cut mine down too. I forget how much though... ...

I cut mine down too. I forget how much though...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7390/13765887664_7b006c40cb_b.jpg

I still need to clean up a the weld and repaint the entire fairing, but you get...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By Optimusglen
I've got a new thicker top hat spacer if you need...

I've got a new thicker top hat spacer if you need one. Got it but never used it. Turned out I already had the thick version.
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,419
Posted By Optimusglen
Has anyone tried to use one of these? ...

Has anyone tried to use one of these?

http://www.revzilla.com/product_images/0005/2289/Park_Tool_Usa_Steering_Race_Remover_detail.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 1,231,022
Posted By Optimusglen
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8536/8686869261_d4b3...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8536/8686869261_d4b3643632_b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By Optimusglen
haha, what?! the 24 hours of Le'Mans is not a...

haha, what?! the 24 hours of Le'Mans is not a short distance race at all!

Also, modern Le'Mans racers all use filtered airboxes.

Velocity stacks are literally just for looks these days, but...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,203
Posted By Optimusglen
R100RT fairing vs R100RS fairing

I did a bit of digging, thinking about future projects. I'm still fairly new to BMW motorcycles, so I wanted to see what the differences were between the RT fairing and the RS fairing.

Discovered...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By Optimusglen
I have these installed on my bike, have been...

I have these installed on my bike, have been working very well for several years. So I guess YMMV
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,205
Posted By Optimusglen
Welp, I know what shop is getting a visit if I...

Welp, I know what shop is getting a visit if I ever strike it rich...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Optimusglen
Rear top hat spacer, which do I have?

Wondering if there is an easy way to tell if I have the standard spacer or the wider spacer, without disassembling anything. Any ideas?
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 1,231,022
Posted By Optimusglen
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8386/8596850441_4acf...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8386/8596850441_4acfb5188f_b.jpg

Can't wait for it to get above 40 in the mornings, I want to start riding to work in the mornings.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Optimusglen
To the Top!

To the Top!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
ladies and gentlemen ...

ladies and gentlemen

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=769173
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Optimusglen
Eurowerks 6: Minneapolis European car and motorcycle show

Hi guys and gals, Eurowerks will be having a motorcycle class again, last year was great and we hope to have some more bikes out this year!

The date of the show is July 21st, 2012

Registration...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
and another shot, my bike is in front. ...

and another shot, my bike is in front.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5022/5878291164_89a6ea34f0_z.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o182/bloodrunsp...

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o182/bloodrunspure/459c680e.jpg

another
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
I updated the Eurowerks show thread with a few...

I updated the Eurowerks show thread with a few pictures from this past weekend. Did any of you make it out?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=656529

Also, I drove by Diamonds on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
GREAT show once again. A few motorcycles showed...

GREAT show once again. A few motorcycles showed up. Hopefully next year we will have a judged class with a trophy!

Here are a few pictures.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 1,231,022
Posted By Optimusglen
heres mine ...

heres mine

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/5848356223_d6541eaa16_b.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
Hey guys, Eurowerks is coming up in two weeks!...

Hey guys, Eurowerks is coming up in two weeks! Early registration is closed, but there are a limited number of spots available day-of. You'll need to show up early though.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
The show is in just a few weeks! Pre registration...

The show is in just a few weeks! Pre registration is full, but there will be a handfull of spots open day-of. Just have to get there early.

Come see some european bikes and cars, this will be a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,429
Posted By Optimusglen
Whats the best place to get shorter cables?

Whats the best place to get shorter cables?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Optimusglen
6000 mile service - whats involved - R90/6

Someone on here suggested it to me, just want to see what might be involved

guessing fluids, filters, valve adjustment. I'm sure there's more.

searching doesn't turn anything up, maybe too...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Optimusglen
Getting out of storage, starting issue R90/6

Yesterday after work I decided it was time to get the R90 out and get it ready for spring. My storage process last fall was

-sta-bil in the tank, run through the engine, closed the petcocks and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
Hey guys, how many of you are planning on going...

Hey guys, how many of you are planning on going to this?

Eurowerks 5 European auto and motorcycle show
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=656529

pre-registration is filling up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
bumping this up, pre-registration is $15 and so...

bumping this up, pre-registration is $15 and so far the show is 60% full. (last year it was about 40% at this time)

It will easily sell out, so if you're interested I encourage you to pre-reg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11,738
Views: 609,749
Posted By Optimusglen
Hey guys, not sure if any of you might be...

Hey guys, not sure if any of you might be interested, but a local European car show will be opening it's doors to euro motorcycles this year.

It's quite a large show with international attention,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-01-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Optimusglen
Eurowerks Minneapolis- European car show *NOW with motorcycles!*

Hi everyone, thought there might be some interest here. For the last 4 years this has been an auto show only, put on by a club I helped create way back in the day. This year I suggested we open it up...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Optimusglen
http://vimeo.com/19444892 Here is the track,...

http://vimeo.com/19444892

Here is the track, so nice!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Optimusglen
Barber Vintage Museum

I was able to jump into the museum after I attended the Porsche Sport Driving school there. Simply amazing.

Photos by Kris Clewell
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,870
Posted By Optimusglen
bleh Autocad!! haha, I hated using 2d cad...

bleh Autocad!! haha, I hated using 2d cad software. :P

I use Pro/E Wildfire 5 daily, don't have any motorcycles modeled but I did this in some free time planning for a car build I'll do someday.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
Free for you if I ever get time to meet up. Hows...

Free for you if I ever get time to meet up. Hows that? :beer
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
Humbug, guess I'll have to keep looking. Or I...

Humbug, guess I'll have to keep looking. Or I guess I could swap to a handlebar MC... eh, I think I'll stick with my white tank for now.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 110,293
Posted By Optimusglen
And another ...

And another

http://isenberguncertaintyprinciple.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/long-way-down-start-photo.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
:evil Here is the tank, seat, and sissy...

:evil


Here is the tank, seat, and sissy bar. Turns out the tank and seat are from a 72 or 73 I think...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
haha, it's true. In case anyone in here is...

haha, it's true.

In case anyone in here is into die cast cars, this is the most insane deal I ever came across. From my post above.

These three cars...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
picked up a correct gastank and seat this past...

picked up a correct gastank and seat this past weekend. Stuff looks to be in great condition, only a bit dusty. Tank is black, not sure what color I want to go with... probably keep it white.

$40...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
...yeah. Winter here gets in the 30f-40f below at...

...yeah. Winter here gets in the 30f-40f below at it's absolute worst. Average worst is 10f-20f below zero.

Not going to be riding in winter. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
Thanks guys :) Was nice enough the last few...

Thanks guys :)

Was nice enough the last few days that I could ride it to work.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4060/5162044304_6d0b93036c_b.jpg

Before anyone says anything. Yes, the helmet is...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,600
Posted By Optimusglen
Yes. I decided against making it a cafe bike the...

Yes. I decided against making it a cafe bike the moment I saw it.

Where is the best place to advertise this thing? I have a thread up here, and one on my local craigslist. Not a fan of ebay, but...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 74

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014