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Forum: Equipment 02-12-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By dakar92
Russell Moccasin

I'm not exactly advocating these as great riding footwear, but the 7" Thula Thula found here (http://www.russellminimalistfootwear.com/) will give you some protection and sounds like what what you...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,355
Posted By dakar92
My bike came with the thumbscrews, but I think...

My bike came with the thumbscrews, but I think they're actually a part from an R100RT fairing. The part number may be 46632307320. Beemerguru would know for sure though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 1,434,472
Posted By dakar92
Thanks Drone, that's helpful information. I...

Thanks Drone, that's helpful information. I haven't yet looked closely to see if the electrical cables have two inches of slack, so it was probably wishful thinking. I was hoping to just get by...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 1,434,472
Posted By dakar92
Higher Bars

I'm 6'-3" and would like to bring the bars up on my '09 XCountry so I can stand while riding off road without having to bend over so much. I'm thinking two inches or a bit more of additional height...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,182,142
Posted By dakar92
In

Please add me to the list if we haven't already exceeded the quota.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,628
Posted By dakar92
Skeletool

Leatherman Skeletool CX. It has a locking blade made of 154CM steel, pliers, screwdriver and bottle opener. I've carried mine in my pocket since I got it a few months ago and I've never needed...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,056
Posted By dakar92
I would love some tank panniers like these: ...

I would love some tank panniers like these:

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp55/Dustdevil/MarcusrebuiltHPN501-006860.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,365
Posted By dakar92
There's more info in this...

There's more info in this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=225223) thread.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,922
Posted By dakar92
I love those leather tank panniers. Are those...

I love those leather tank panniers. Are those homemade or does somebody sell them?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,772
Posted By dakar92
Great looking restoration! My dad had a 3-1/2...

Great looking restoration! My dad had a 3-1/2 Sport a few years before I was old enough to ride. What a beautiful bike that was, but he never could get it to run well for too long and parts in the...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,143
Posted By dakar92
I'm now the happy owner of that engine pictured...

I'm now the happy owner of that engine pictured above and here it is installed in the bike. Not really very noticeable.

http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/250611710_yXDJj-L.jpg

I have the...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,909
Posted By dakar92
Yes, that's it. Hopefully I've fixed my picture...

Yes, that's it. Hopefully I've fixed my picture link.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,909
Posted By dakar92
I just rode mine back home from California to...

I just rode mine back home from California to Chicago and got home three hours ago. It's an '82, VIN 2471. Not the greatest picture of the bike though.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By dakar92
Ok, it's time to follow up on my own thread. ...

Ok, it's time to follow up on my own thread. After spending way too much time searching for just the right thing and following up on the great suggestions you guys made, I finally made a purchase. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By dakar92
These are some great ideas. Keep 'em coming! ...

These are some great ideas. Keep 'em coming!

Elmoreman: I really like the custom case idea and it looks like Arne Mason could make something really nice. I'm sure it would be quite pricey, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By dakar92
I agree completely, that's what I'm looking for. ...

I agree completely, that's what I'm looking for. I was looking at Brooks bicycle bags, but I can only find their bags that are made for hanging off the back of a bicycle saddle like the ones found...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By dakar92
Hmm, sounds pretty interesting. Could you post a...

Hmm, sounds pretty interesting. Could you post a picture of your setup when you get a chance?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By dakar92
Rear bag for R50/2

So, I've got this:

http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/238884746_mgRtm-XL.jpg

I've been thinking about getting some kind of bag to mount to the rear Denfeld fender rack. It doesn't have to be...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By dakar92
If you listen to the /2 gurus on Boxerworks and...

If you listen to the /2 gurus on Boxerworks and the Yahoo! Slash2 message boards, you will not get neutral steering with a 4.00 rear tire. Duane Ausherman has some information in this...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By dakar92
I've read that complaint a lot about the Buddy,...

I've read that complaint a lot about the Buddy, but I'm 6'-3" and over 200 pounds and find the Buddy to be pretty comfortable. When wearing my Aerostich Roadcrafter suit, the handlebars could hit my...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,948
Posted By dakar92
I don't have any pictures that would show it from...

I don't have any pictures that would show it from the side, but when I pick it up I'll be sure to take some pictures and post them. I also don't have a picture of the more aesthetic version, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,948
Posted By dakar92
Here's a picture of how it looks from the front...

Here's a picture of how it looks from the front of Greg's bike that JT mentioned is listed on IBMWR. By the way, that bike is no longer available. DAMHIK.:deal
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,125
Posted By dakar92
Hey, who let that Bosch fuel injection book into...

Hey, who let that Bosch fuel injection book into Old School?:D
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,076
Posted By dakar92
My vote would be for a four-door Jeep Wrangler. ...

My vote would be for a four-door Jeep Wrangler. It's American, has a lifetime powertrain warranty, is pretty roomy and has decent towing capacity. If you get the softtop, you've got a convertible...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,487
Posted By dakar92
Aero

Have a look at Aero Leather Clothing (http://www.aeroleatherclothing.com). They're based in Scotland and make jackets of incredible quality by hand. I have a Vanson jacket that I really like, but...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 56,916
Posted By dakar92
It's a little hard to explain and it might be...

It's a little hard to explain and it might be worth your time to check out those sites. The simple answer is that people seem a little, uh, friendlier here. Curmudgeonly is a word that comes to...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 56,916
Posted By dakar92
Awesome, keep up the great work, datchew. I...

Awesome, keep up the great work, datchew. I really appreciate the pictures you're posting as your work progresses. I find it interesting the different types of responses you've gotten to your...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,288
Posted By dakar92
The real question that needs to be answered is...

The real question that needs to be answered is what model of Rukka jacket is the OP talking about? They have a lot of models ranging from expensive to outrageously expensive and without knowing the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By dakar92
I've got this one, a 1965: ...

I've got this one, a 1965:

http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/238884768-L.jpg

I think it's incredibly smooth. I suppose smoothness is a very subjective term, but for me and for this bike, I've...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,182,142
Posted By dakar92
Thanks guys, just the kind of information I was...

Thanks guys, just the kind of information I was looking for and those Wolfman bags look great, Gadget. If I order today, I can save 20% to boot.

You're right, Mikko that is a brand-spanking new...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,182,142
Posted By dakar92
Hi guys, look what followed me home the other...

Hi guys, look what followed me home the other day:

http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/236493614-L.jpg

I see that a few people are using the Touratech tank bag. Is anyone using a different tank...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,985
Posted By dakar92
Currently have this one: ...

Currently have this one:
http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/8691327-M.jpg

And this one:
http://dakar92.home.mindspring.com/2s2.jpg

Find myself missing this one:...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,279
Posted By dakar92
Otl

My vote goes to On the Level which is published by the BMW Riders Association. The writing is better than in BMW ON, and Bob Higdon's article alone is well worth the price of membership.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By dakar92
I had a 1981 R65 many moons ago and it had...

I had a 1981 R65 many moons ago and it had exactly the same problem and I agree that this bike has an extremely weak electrical system. I've owned several other airheads and none of them had a...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,499
Posted By dakar92
Aerostich Arborwear Pants

Has anyone tried these Aerostich canvas pants (http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Aerostich-Arborwear-Gusseted-Canvas-Pants-p-16909.html)? It seems like they might be decent with the pads, but then...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,693
Posted By dakar92
Here's a few additional photos of a Kilimanjaro: ...

Here's a few additional photos of a Kilimanjaro:

Front
http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/54120443-M.jpg

Back
http://dakar92.smugmug.com/photos/54120316-M.jpg

Close up of the pockets...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,177
Posted By dakar92
I've logged thousands of miles with the ER-4Ps...

I've logged thousands of miles with the ER-4Ps under my helmet with absolutely no problems and I know many others on this site have as well. I would say the determining factor is the ear pocket on...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,113
Posted By dakar92
It would be extremely protective against abrasion...

It would be extremely protective against abrasion in a crash, but you're right, there isn't any armor. I can get my Rukka back protector under the jacket though. Don't worry, I'm not done wearing...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,113
Posted By dakar92
I wear a size 44L suit and I got a size 44...

I wear a size 44L suit and I got a size 44 jacket, then added two inches to the sleeves and body. It is a comfortable fit with room for a sweatshirt or light fleece underneath. It seems to me that...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,113
Posted By dakar92
Aero Leather Clothing

Like a lot of you, I started out riding wearing leather jackets. Over the years, however, I began to favor synthetics and a Rukka AirPower, BMW Savanna and Aerostich Roadcrafter one-piece have been...
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