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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By Bigger Al
The odds are very good that it was just a leaky...

The odds are very good that it was just a leaky core. Happens quite often.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bigger Al
I just spent a half hour watching your videos and...

I just spent a half hour watching your videos and making my sides hurt from laughing. :clap Thanks!! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Bigger Al
I've had one of these jackets for about 2 years,...

I've had one of these jackets for about 2 years, and it's been a perfect in-camp layer for keeping the chill away. My wife and I were in Bryce Canyon a couple of weeks ago, and the temps dropped...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By Bigger Al
Why not just put in brass or nickel-plated and be...

Why not just put in brass or nickel-plated and be done with it? A TR500 might be close enough in length.
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,386
Posted By Bigger Al
:nod There are quite a few younger Airhead...

:nod

There are quite a few younger Airhead riders here who seem to be able to shake off the BS. We're all the better for that.
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,386
Posted By Bigger Al
The one thing that differentiates this forum from...

The one thing that differentiates this forum from the Airlist is the continual influx of new, younger blood. The Airlist is mostly the same 20-25 people discussing the same 20-25 issues over, and...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,726
Posted By Bigger Al
I just turned 50 as well. :freaky I've had my...

I just turned 50 as well. :freaky I've had my R90 since I was 29, and yes, I can be a grumpy old fart. :evil
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By Bigger Al
JB Kwik. Sets up in 5 minutes, and is good...

JB Kwik. Sets up in 5 minutes, and is good enough for most "get-me-home" emergency repairs. Make certain to store the tubes in a couple of zip-lock bags, too, as they have a habit of leaking.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 20,937
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice! The world would be a better place is more...

Nice! The world would be a better place is more shops did this kind of thing. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-20-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Bigger Al
Have a look at this: ...

Have a look at this:

http://www.ironbutt.com/About/getArchiveddocument.cfm?DocID=86
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,781
Posted By Bigger Al
Shinko has it's fair share of issues, as do most...

Shinko has it's fair share of issues, as do most tire makers. If I were to do the "CSI: Tire Guy" thing on this tire, I'd say that it's below the wear bars, and that the delaminated area is the...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By Bigger Al
Apples and oranges. A loaded work truck needs to...

Apples and oranges. A loaded work truck needs to have maximum or near max pressure in it to be able to carry the weight and still function properly. It also has a contact patch that stays fairly...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Bigger Al
Try the Flea Market instead. ...

Try the Flea Market instead.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By Bigger Al
Inmates, perhaps?

Inmates, perhaps?
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Bigger Al
I raced my R75 in the early 2000's. Send a PM to...

I raced my R75 in the early 2000's. Send a PM to an inmate named pommie John. He's a current go-fast guy on Airheads.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Bigger Al
PM resent! :1drink

PM resent! :1drink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Bigger Al
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Bigger Al
22mm.

22mm.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Bigger Al
Wrong place. Try here: ...

Wrong place. Try here:

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,873
Posted By Bigger Al
And in 25 years the same thing will be said of...

And in 25 years the same thing will be said of today's bikes.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,810
Posted By Bigger Al
I've been doing them for years, and I still hate...

I've been doing them for years, and I still hate them. Some of the run-flat tires are now listed as approved for repairs, but this was not always the case. I remember seeing my first run-flat that...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,988
Views: 560,420
Posted By Bigger Al
I purposely didn't list the size.

I purposely didn't list the size.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,988
Views: 560,420
Posted By Bigger Al
Schuberth/BMW Flip-Up Helmet From the 80's

I got this helmet from a guy last year when we bought my wife's F650GS. It's an old BMW flip-up model manufactured by Schuberth. I remember seeing these for the first time in 1984 at the Reno Air...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,435
Posted By Bigger Al
I've had my R90/6 for over 20 years and 235K...

I've had my R90/6 for over 20 years and 235K miles. In that time I've owned 7 or 8 other bikes, some really good, some not so much. I know the BMW like the back of my hand, it still makes me smile...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,653
Posted By Bigger Al
Wow, I guess that the 15 or so tires of all...

Wow, I guess that the 15 or so tires of all shapes sizes that I've already done by hand today were just a figment of my imagination. :norton

The last Shinko 705 I changed (100% by hand, strangely...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Bigger Al
Try posting your question in the Rockies Regional...

Try posting your question in the Rockies Regional Forum. You're more likely to get good intel there.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=28
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice! :clap

Nice! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,234
Posted By Bigger Al
We took a drive up to Squaw Valley yesterday, and...

We took a drive up to Squaw Valley yesterday, and there were some Aspens and Dogwoods that were turning. The timing should be about right for the get-together.
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,689
Posted By Bigger Al
I used to ride it fast, but those days are over. ...

I used to ride it fast, but those days are over.

http://biggeral.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycle-stuff/i-m7JQL5b/0/M/turn9-M.jpg

My R90 is now a nice commuter, weekender, and occasional tourer. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bigger Al
Sounds like a great trip! You will love the Lolo...

Sounds like a great trip! You will love the Lolo Pass Highway. :deal The slog through Nevada? Not so much. :D

Have a great ride and be safe!
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By Bigger Al
Give Ozzie's a call. They're very...

Give Ozzie's a call. They're very Airhead-friendly.

(530)-345-4462
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,024
Views: 1,397,163
Posted By Bigger Al
+1! You could sell prints of that. :clap

+1! You could sell prints of that. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 18,666
Posted By Bigger Al
Out. Family thing just came up for that...

Out.

Family thing just came up for that weekend.
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 66,441
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice work Henry! :clap

Nice work Henry! :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,887
Posted By Bigger Al
Those look great, but be forewarned: everything...

Those look great, but be forewarned: everything in those soft saddlebags is going to reek of exhaust in a very short while. DAMHIK.
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,169
Posted By Bigger Al
One thing that the BMW has going for it is a huge...

One thing that the BMW has going for it is a huge network of people out there who own and maintain their bikes. Help would not be far away were something to go wrong, and as cy said, this forum has...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By Bigger Al
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. I think that I...

Sorry I didn't see this sooner. I think that I paid $90 new, give or take. It's been a while.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice image! I tried to grab it for my Smugmug to...

Nice image! I tried to grab it for my Smugmug to post it up for you, but it won't let me.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By Bigger Al
$50 is about right. I had a pair of those on my...

$50 is about right. I had a pair of those on my KLR, and the one disappointing thing about them is that they are not waterproof, despite being made of the coated material. They are tough bags,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 18,666
Posted By Bigger Al
You hafta ask after this many years? :wink: ...

You hafta ask after this many years? :wink:

Hiya Mikey!! :wave
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