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Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
Looks like we're gonna have to gold anodize the...

Looks like we're gonna have to gold anodize the hub, Tom.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
Well yeah, we're not talking about stock :D ...

Well yeah, we're not talking about stock :D

Stock BMW parts? So gross. :puke1 We want a gold-anodized crotch rocket rotor! And some caliper that doesn't sound like a German translation for 'dumb...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 Pre-'81 BMW parts? Ewwwwwwww! :puke2 ...

+1 Pre-'81 BMW parts? Ewwwwwwww! :puke2

*edit: Post-'81 BMW suspension, electrical, brakes or sidestand parts? also, ew.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By bgoodsoil
$46,000 Bultaco

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTE5NVgxNjAw/z/osMAAOSwWKtUvyNX/$_57.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm so mounting a skateboard to my G/S and...

I'm so mounting a skateboard to my G/S and smashing the shit out of it. This might become an even better stupid human trick that donuts. :lol3

I made a steel bash plate that mounted to the stock...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
Have you got a plan for the frame mount? I'm...

Have you got a plan for the frame mount? I'm going to remove the engine spacers and replace them with an appropriate-thickness steel bar that hangs down. Haven't worked out the details though. Saw...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
Thanks! :thumb I thought this'd be...

Thanks! :thumb

I thought this'd be easy--didn't realize there was no spoked rim with a stock disc.

Looks like you might not be doing any reverse stoppies, Tom :D
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm looking at one of theirs for a Bultaco. It...

I'm looking at one of theirs for a Bultaco. It adds a lighting circuit so I can run LEDs and get the 2-stroke street legal. They're a simple, perfect solution if you're not pushing a starter.

I...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1. The Mikunis rock. It was like driving a...

+1. The Mikunis rock. It was like driving a different bike at the red lights. I've got VMs now but I think I'll get them roughly dialed in with the A/F guage and pass them off to TDL then start the...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've got the whole back end of an '84 r65 twin...

I've got the whole back end of an '84 r65 twin shock. Later final drive, snowflake rim. Any chance of putting a disc on that? Again, the hard part seems to be getting a spoked rim.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
Well poop.

Well poop.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,586
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm making a custom sub-frame, solo seat, carbon...

I'm making a custom sub-frame, solo seat, carbon fiber muffler, small tank and cutting the top of my engine off. Hoping to be around 380 dry after doing that.

When I realized last year that it...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By bgoodsoil
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rNTE3mlOHKc/VAEC8zTERfI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rNTE3mlOHKc/VAEC8zTERfI/AAAAAAAAiRY/cONM5S1A0YI/s1600/FUELTRACKERHP3.jpg

I can find plenty of pics with the stock disc on a snowflake but I can't find any on a spoked...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,910
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'll admit this thread turned in to science...

I'll admit this thread turned in to science fiction to me about 30 posts ago but, I think that would sound like some season 3 Star Trek to just about anyone.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By bgoodsoil
Damn, bro. He said your bike's ugly. We're shy...

Damn, bro. He said your bike's ugly. We're shy on flame wars and drama at the moment. Why don't ya'll duke it out for our entertainment :lurk

You should be able to get a shock off a lot of...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
Hey I want numbers! What numbers are out there!?...

Hey I want numbers! What numbers are out there!? Is 85 free?
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
Taking this and a sub-frame to work with me...

Taking this and a sub-frame to work with me tomorrow. Thank Mario :thumb

http://bgoodsoil.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Another-GS-on-the-road/i-Hd35Ndv/0/L/20150115_232340-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
Man I'll never live that down :lol3 I...

Man I'll never live that down :lol3

I didn't realize the phrase "NEVER leave a man's behind" was referring to the irremovable stain of public data on the internet :moon
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
still better than mailing Woody one of my...

still better than mailing Woody one of my kidneys.

I've got to get the Bandido rims re-spoked and trued. I'm taking it to Blaine--the guy I got the bike from :D

Trades me a bike that I then...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
I bought a complete Excel wheel/tire/rotor combo...

I bought a complete Excel wheel/tire/rotor combo off a 100 mile demo KTM for $300. There are still rubber string things sticking off the knobs on the stock tire. I remember Jenna getting on to me...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
ouch! Labor fees on wheels are nuts. I'll...

ouch! Labor fees on wheels are nuts.

I'll take the sub-frame over to the post office tomorrow and see what they say. I'll likely get more than strange looks from the security guards at work...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
I grabbed that sub-frame from TDL last weekend. ...

I grabbed that sub-frame from TDL last weekend. Got some weird looks on the subway. Now I'm trying to find a box to ship it in.

Anybody ever shipped something like that with just a label on...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,797
Posted By bgoodsoil
The DRZs are easy to adjust height-wise. There's...

The DRZs are easy to adjust height-wise. There's no need to jerry-rig it by sliding it through the triples.

One big advantage of not having time for ADVRider--the threads you check every day for...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,586
Posted By bgoodsoil
god I love this place :clap Mr. RJB--I owe...

god I love this place :clap

Mr. RJB--I owe you a fruitcake next Christmas :thumb

For those of us trying to get very disparate dual purposes out of their bikes--I want to take road trips with a...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,624
Posted By bgoodsoil
Maybe talk him in to making a run of pink...

Maybe talk him in to making a run of pink t-shirts with two top ends side by side on the chest.

It'd make a great Valentine's present. Let us know how it goes. :annie
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
Bet you'd drop 5 pounds if you washed it.

Bet you'd drop 5 pounds if you washed it.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,586
Posted By bgoodsoil
And there are other concerns than weight when...

And there are other concerns than weight when you're looking at a bike.

I talked to a KTM mechanic one time who praised the DRZ's engine for it's longevity. His comment 'That's a 25,000 mile...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
Lotsa unnecessary weight in that swingarm :hide ...

Lotsa unnecessary weight in that swingarm :hide Two U-joints!? Wasteful.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,586
Posted By bgoodsoil
I guess it depends on what you mean by...

I guess it depends on what you mean by 'comparable' bike. I wanted a road tripper that'd go down powerlines so I can camp for free. My Sportster was 555 pounds with a peanut gas tank, no luggage...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,886
Posted By bgoodsoil
hopefully Bender will look more like this soon: ...

hopefully Bender will look more like this soon:

http://www.angelfire.com/nc/futuramaapt/images/101.jpg

Any chance we can get some tubing tomorrow? I could buy a stick to get us started.
...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By bgoodsoil
I guess I should qualify that. The boxes are the...

I guess I should qualify that. The boxes are the best I've seen but the racks can sometimes be a bit flimsy from their efforts to make everything quick release. I made my own racks/latches and that...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm gonna have to strongly disagree with this and...

I'm gonna have to strongly disagree with this and not because I've got Jesses. I've built the racks on 4 bikes myself now. Happy trails, ammo cans, jesses, pelicans. With the pelicans I put HT racks...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,886
Posted By bgoodsoil
:happay

:happay
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap :ricky ...

:clap :ricky


http://lowres.jantoo.com/animal-kingdom-cows-jealous-_veterinary-veterinarians-ob_glove-58930177_low.jpg

Sweet! I'll bring by some loot so we can get some tubing and start on...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 163,892
Posted By bgoodsoil
I was at 517 with about 3 gallons of gas, my...

I was at 517 with about 3 gallons of gas, my boxes and all my tools and spares. What else was on your bike? Stripped down we should be around 380-390. Fred's got a hyper-calibrated scale at work and...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,886
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm totally ruining my chances of doing stoppies...

I'm totally ruining my chances of doing stoppies on your airhead aren't I? :D
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,886
Posted By bgoodsoil
Meh. I climb rocks. I'm mentally primed to...

Meh. I climb rocks. I'm mentally primed to immediately accept unchangeable consequences and enjoy the Hell out of the fall. You don't get to have this much fun without a reckless disregard for your...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,886
Posted By bgoodsoil
It's safer than it looks. *edit: I think.

It's safer than it looks.

*edit: I think.
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 159,827
Posted By bgoodsoil
Overpressurize the Hell out of the tires. The...

Overpressurize the Hell out of the tires. The firmer they are the less speed you'll lose through tire deformation.
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