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Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,744
Posted By Brad-Man
I have 3 motorcycles a'75 Rd350 that I bought to...

I have 3 motorcycles a'75 Rd350 that I bought to rebuild because I had one that I bought new in '75.

I have a '74 RD350 that I bought because I wanted a bike to ride while rebuilding my '75.

I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,194
Posted By Brad-Man
The K75 is all you need if you don't plan on...

The K75 is all you need if you don't plan on riding/touring 2-up.

I have 2 Yamaha RD350's and a K100. Bought the K for trips w/the missus after a lot of time doing research and even more time...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,850
Posted By Brad-Man
How about a used BMW K1200GT? Same weight...

How about a used BMW K1200GT?

Same weight range as the ST1100 and a great road machine...
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,033
Posted By Brad-Man
I have two bikes - a Yamaha RD350 and a BMW K100....

I have two bikes - a Yamaha RD350 and a BMW K100.

Stock mirrors on the RD350 give me a view of my shoulders.

Napoleons on my K100 provide a great view to the rear whenever I take the time to...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Brad-Man
I know what Santa is binging me - A set of equal...

I know what Santa is binging me - A set of equal length header Pipes, a Supertrapp muffler for them and a Works Performance rear shock for my K100 w/Paralever rear...:clap
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Brad-Man
That could come in handy w/the significant other...

That could come in handy w/the significant other at times too...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,719
Posted By Brad-Man
I have Airglide 3 jackets and pants for myself...

I have Airglide 3 jackets and pants for myself and wife.

Jackets bought as last year's models for $150 ea. (Hi Viz Yellow), and bought pants for $75 from another forum member (for wifeA) & $99 on...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Brad-Man
GTK Paul. Checked out your website - looks...

GTK Paul.

Checked out your website - looks kewl.

How familiar are you w/early K-bikes?
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Brad-Man
Due to the fact that the paint is bad in one spot...

Due to the fact that the paint is bad in one spot and paint is expensive unless you can do it yourself, I believe $3K is a bit unrealistic for a 250 despite the new seals and low miles.

I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,877
Posted By Brad-Man
I had to rent one when my bikes alternator went...

I had to rent one when my bikes alternator went out during an MSF course...

Wouldn't wish one on an enemy.

How about a Yamaha RD350/400 rat bike?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 10,462,810
Posted By Brad-Man
I can't tel, but she's definitely tickling my...

I can't tel, but she's definitely tickling my fancy - and a few other parts...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By Brad-Man
I had a '72 SL350K2 that I rode to school/offroad...

I had a '72 SL350K2 that I rode to school/offroad in '73.

Since I only weighed 135 lbs it was a bit much off road, but was great on the road.

Now that I'm taller and heavier, I'd like another...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,718
Posted By Brad-Man
I believe in having 3 bikes. One daily ride,...

I believe in having 3 bikes.

One daily ride, one bike for two-up trips and one project bike.

Currently I have a '74 RD350 that is my rider, an '85 BMW K100 for trips/2 up, and a '75 RD350...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,363
Posted By Brad-Man
Thanks for the info - my brotgher in law had a...

Thanks for the info - my brotgher in law had a '70 Commando and I almost got a '75 Commando after someone hit me on my RD 350...

Still wanting one...just love the looks!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,363
Posted By Brad-Man
Just for my information, what is it about the '75...

Just for my information, what is it about the '75 850's that downgrade them as opposed to the right side shift bikes....
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,508
Posted By Brad-Man
I have every intention of getting their new...

I have every intention of getting their new top-of the line units for my wife and I after I am finished spending money restoring my RD 350...and before upgrading to Paralever and 4 piston...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,508
Posted By Brad-Man
Sena has promised this I believe, but we may have...

Sena has promised this I believe, but we may have to wait to get it...maybe a long time.
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 190,233
Posted By Brad-Man
No worries 'Ryder - I'm in the process of adding...

No worries 'Ryder - I'm in the process of adding some 3 wire LED taillights on each side of my license plate so I have a triangle of tail and brake lights at the back and want to do the same up...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 190,233
Posted By Brad-Man
Count me as +1 on the Skeene dimmer. I have...

Count me as +1 on the Skeene dimmer.

I have an '85 K100 w/Japanese controls so no worries....

And I'm ready to buy a light setup...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By Brad-Man
I purchased my '85 K100RS that has been nakedised...

I purchased my '85 K100RS that has been nakedised in January this year and love it.

Now let me say that other than dirt bikes and a '72/3 Honda SL350 that I rode to high school the only street...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By Brad-Man
Sena has a new top-of-the line setup that will...

Sena has a new top-of-the line setup that will pair w/other manufacturer products now...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,630
Posted By Brad-Man
If you were closer I'd contact you about buying...

If you were closer I'd contact you about buying them...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-04-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,039
Posted By Brad-Man
The RD250 and RD350 were basically the same bike...

The RD250 and RD350 were basically the same bike , with the 350 having a bigger bore and different primary gearing. The transmissions and cranks/rods were the same.

Only heads and pistons and of...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,508
Posted By Brad-Man
I for one want to know if they have shaped the...

I for one want to know if they have shaped the clamp like the SMH10 , or the better designed SMH5.

If it is like the 5's, I'm in - been waiting 6 months since deciding I wanted to go BT and Sena,...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 190,233
Posted By Brad-Man
I don't know if I am getting to the new site or...

I don't know if I am getting to the new site or not, but I definitely don't see the LR Extreme lights on the one I can get to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,234
Posted By Brad-Man
In January I bought an '85 BMW K100 w panniers in...

In January I bought an '85 BMW K100 w panniers in excellent condition and had to put in a new battery and a voltage regulator. Rather than replace the VR, I got a larger alternator and had it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,160
Views: 637,784
Posted By Brad-Man
I would have to agree... The competition...

I would have to agree...

The competition (both triples from Yamaha) have 4.6 gal. tanks....
Forum: 2 smokers 09-18-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By Brad-Man
THe first street bike I ever rode was a '72 R5 -...

THe first street bike I ever rode was a '72 R5 - it was such a blast that I wound up buying a '75 RD350 brand new in '75.

Now I have a '74 RD350 survivor in great shape but not perfect and a '75...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,111
Posted By Brad-Man
From what I have gathered, the app that comes...

From what I have gathered, the app that comes with the phone is perfectly good. About the only 2 downsides are can't adjust volume of verbal directions and having to be connected to the internet for...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-26-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Brad-Man
I actually have a damper for a press (rubber...

I actually have a damper for a press (rubber cylinder that is the right size that I have a 16mm machined bolt and the jig and a big washer to tighten down and center the jig on the cylinder and the...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,111
Posted By Brad-Man
I have avoided SmartPhones for the most part...

I have avoided SmartPhones for the most part because I don't text and really only use the phone for phone calls.

Since getting my K100 back on the road however, I have been thiking that I should...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-26-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Brad-Man
I'll be posting pics everywhere for people to...

I'll be posting pics everywhere for people to see.

I already have threads about the project on USA2Strokers and 2StrokeWorld, but haven't updated them recently - I'm about to get the oil tank,...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-26-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Brad-Man
I have been down to Lyn's several times. The...

I have been down to Lyn's several times.

The first was to have him supervise me tearing down the '75 engine and evaluate the crank/rods (both needed work).

Next time was to evaluate a 250...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-25-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By Brad-Man
Welcome cc-rider: I had a '75 RD350 new in...

Welcome cc-rider:

I had a '75 RD350 new in '75, am currently riding a '74 RD350 and doing a ground - up on a '75 RD350 (not the same one).

It will be getting a mildly ported 400 engine...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,779
Posted By Brad-Man
I bought one of these 2 years ago - it is a...

I bought one of these 2 years ago - it is a yellow/orange color.

I currently have a '75 RD350 on it awaiting the engine...

Haven't used it on my '85 K100 yet but it will happen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 17,091
Posted By Brad-Man
Since I was riding at the time and devouring...

Since I was riding at the time and devouring every car & motorcycle magazine from '68 on, I recall that the Norton Commando was the first bike mentioned as a superbike.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,108
Posted By Brad-Man
What Olympia jacket? I have the Airglide 3...

What Olympia jacket?

I have the Airglide 3 and In GA during spring-fall I don't use the liner unless it's a cold spell/raining, when the liner goes in.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-02-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By Brad-Man
You would be surprised at how many parts are...

You would be surprised at how many parts are available for 70's 2 stroke bikes - as long as you stay away from Kawasaki Triples! They'll have you searching for along time and then leave you poor.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Brad-Man
This is SO good to hear as I have bought Airglide...

This is SO good to hear as I have bought Airglide III jackets and pants for my wife and I.

After doing some research on what I thought I wanted I pulled the trigger and now am glad to have some...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-12-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By Brad-Man
My best friend had one of those when new - that...

My best friend had one of those when new - that same color.

Since we're both heavier than we were back then I've been looking for a TC185 to restore for him.
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