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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,450
Views: 1,493,684
Posted By igormortis
That's immaculate. Maybe it's the new one?

That's immaculate. Maybe it's the new one?
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By igormortis
That's what worries me...

That's what worries me...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By igormortis
Some brake testers incorporate a scale. I would...

Some brake testers incorporate a scale. I would imagine they'd need to be strictly and regularly calibrated.

I know that not everyone around the world does safety inspections, but some of us...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 182,152
Posted By igormortis
I hope the swap involves valve covers.

I hope the swap involves valve covers.
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By igormortis
Tyre weights aren't something I've seen a lot of...

Tyre weights aren't something I've seen a lot of people discuss. I'm assuming that the tubeless version of any given tubed tyre will be heavier? So I wonder what the difference is once a tube is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 37,289
Posted By igormortis
I like it! But then I have an HPN tank... ...

I like it! But then I have an HPN tank...

Also, that short seat means weight in front of the axle. I approve, for whatever that's worth!
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By igormortis
Hi RJB - thanks for posting all of your hard won...

Hi RJB - thanks for posting all of your hard won info! It's appreciated.

Hopefully you haven't given up on this thread just yet - can I ask further about your wheel weights? You mentioned that you...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,765
Posted By igormortis
:rofl You know... I've never been able to figure...

:rofl You know... I've never been able to figure your name out.
I keep thinking about mounting a skateboard as a bash plate. Am I crazy? They seem to be able to take hits pretty well, but perhaps...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7,450
Views: 1,493,684
Posted By igormortis
Davorallyfan - I love your posts. No agonizing...

Davorallyfan - I love your posts. No agonizing over what bike or equipment to use where, how and why. Just people enjoying the shit out of their old bikes. Fantastic.
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,063
Posted By igormortis
Oh, hello numberplate nostalgia! I deny any...

Oh, hello numberplate nostalgia! I deny any responsibility for the brown!
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By igormortis
Dunno what you got over there, but there was a...

Dunno what you got over there, but there was a plain no-frills R80 mono, along with the R80RT. We'll ignore the 80 ST, G/S, GS and R.

Probably the easiest way to tell (if there isn't a nameplate...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By igormortis
When my dash connecter failed, it was the wires...

When my dash connecter failed, it was the wires inside the rubber moulding. I'd have to press the back of it hard to get the lights to work. I was a poor student at the time, so my solution was to...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,286
Posted By igormortis
I think you're off to a good start. The monos are...

I think you're off to a good start. The monos are the best ones!

I once had similar problems to your instrument lights. My wiring harness had become stressed at the dash connection, which had...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,712
Posted By igormortis
To me it looks like the scales say 194.6. So I...

To me it looks like the scales say 194.6. So I think the quoted 180 is without fuel. Single disc? Headers hanging off, so maybe one or two other bits missing?

Dunno. I do know that I miss my mono...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,712
Posted By igormortis
Well, then colour me sad. I don't have scales, a...

Well, then colour me sad. I don't have scales, a workshop, hell - not even a garage! I just have my trusty GS that I rode here and the tools I packed on it. I'm not sure I've even met another person...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,712
Posted By igormortis
You have a point, but short of any other...

You have a point, but short of any other independent authority, it's the best that most of us have. Take it with a grain of salt, use it as a starting point, use your brain, enquire.



I can see...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,712
Posted By igormortis
Well they're all claimed weights, aren't they?...

Well they're all claimed weights, aren't they? Even when someone goes to the trouble of actually weighing the bike and providing us with pictures of the process, we still dispute it.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,765
Posted By igormortis
Aaaand...?

Aaaand...?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By igormortis
Hi Dirk, that's impressive! Will you machine the...

Hi Dirk, that's impressive! Will you machine the parts on their own, or do you need the bike to measure clearances on assembly?

Igor
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,571
Posted By igormortis
Clearly, the problem here is the metric system....

Clearly, the problem here is the metric system. My GS is approximately 15 slugs, taking into account about a firkin of fuel.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7,450
Views: 1,493,684
Posted By igormortis
Off topic, but worth it....

Off topic, but worth it. http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/love-speed-and-loss-2007
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,909
Posted By igormortis
That seems very far away now...

That seems very far away now...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,909
Posted By igormortis
Depends. Are you chasing it, or are you running...

Depends. Are you chasing it, or are you running away?
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By igormortis
I'm a bit slow - are you saying all R and GS...

I'm a bit slow - are you saying all R and GS heads, or was there a second generation introduced?
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By igormortis
:cry

:cry
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 66,020
Posted By igormortis
I'm in the wrong country.

I'm in the wrong country.
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By igormortis
http://www.michel-bmw.com/mediapool/84/846208/reso...

http://www.michel-bmw.com/mediapool/84/846208/resources/33972573.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By igormortis
Slightly off-topic......

Slightly off-topic... http://www.michel-bmw.com/mediapool/84/846208/resources/big_30746361_0_400-215.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 76,765
Posted By igormortis
If I remember correctly - Manuel's swingarm broke...

If I remember correctly - Manuel's swingarm broke after some hard riding on loose pivot pins. But of course that problem doesn't exist on a monolever! I guess it should be also noted that HPN made...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 98,807
Posted By igormortis
Touch hole, now? Damn, this thread needs a...

Touch hole, now? Damn, this thread needs a glossary!
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 159,821
Posted By igormortis
There's a few more of us who just lurk. But I...

There's a few more of us who just lurk. But I know what you mean - maybe it's better not to be too popular around here.
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,632
Posted By igormortis
That's looking fantastic! Carbon fibre galore. ...

That's looking fantastic! Carbon fibre galore.
I don't recall any details about that massive airbox... did I miss something or do I have to go back to being patient?
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,271
Posted By igormortis
As has been said already, the monolever bikes are...

As has been said already, the monolever bikes are the best iteration. Aesthetically, for what that's worth, the view from the rider's seat is pretty much the same.



I think you're right. If it...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By igormortis
That's great. I knew about Metal Gear, but never...

That's great. I knew about Metal Gear, but never that you could search their products like that.
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By igormortis
There's a guy in NZ who had a couple of Suzuki...

There's a guy in NZ who had a couple of Suzuki rotors modified to fit the BMW carriers. He pointed them out and I thought it looked pretty good. Unfortunately, I didn't ask anything further. I wish I...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By igormortis
HE Motorradtechnik does a 5-bolt conversion. It...

HE Motorradtechnik does a 5-bolt conversion. It uses a spacer rather than bolting to the hat, however. See here. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21687910&postcount=4)

The kit comes...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,257
Posted By igormortis
Glad things are still happening! Did I miss the...

Glad things are still happening! Did I miss the (Rooney) frame weight somewhere in the thread?
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,257
Posted By igormortis
Boo! Anything going on in here?

Boo! Anything going on in here?
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,744
Posted By igormortis
At the risk of steering (ahem) this thread in...

At the risk of steering (ahem) this thread in another direction - I think the name you're looking for is Tony Foale. Telelever before it was Telelever - though it was a more conservative design that...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7,450
Views: 1,493,684
Posted By igormortis
http://media.tumblr.com/46ef56e4590eda3a5a4a522d9d...

http://media.tumblr.com/46ef56e4590eda3a5a4a522d9d2247dd/tumblr_inline_n5uwo1Lzgc1scrfa6.jpg
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