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Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 94,768
Posted By kanakaka
I love persistence! :D Thanks for posting and...

I love persistence! :D Thanks for posting and telling your story.... awesome!
Where can I get an Airhead Rallye Team sticker?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,658
Posted By kanakaka
The bottom one did the El Diablo run in Mexico a...

The bottom one did the El Diablo run in Mexico a while back... about 1200 miles. The guy is from Texas I believe and from what I've heard rides it all the time. The one above it and to the left was...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,658
Posted By kanakaka
Very nice! Diggin' the rack. Did you make that?

Very nice! Diggin' the rack. Did you make that?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,658
Posted By kanakaka
Here's the other side. No issues at all....

Here's the other side. No issues at all. Non-related side note... I was riding on Sunday and stopped by the guy's house that I bought the bike from about three years ago. He's been a friend for years...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,658
Posted By kanakaka
I guess I'll play. Here's my ever evolving...

I guess I'll play. Here's my ever evolving mongrel. All stock parts hanging on the wall and no cutting on anything. Front fender was already cut and came with a pile that I purchased from someone...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,603
Posted By kanakaka
I heartily disagree... :D I surely don't...

I heartily disagree... :D I surely don't commute 78 miles every day but I daily ride as much as possible 15 miles to work, ride on the weekends and take week long trips about once or twice a year...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,603
Posted By kanakaka
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Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 70,733
Posted By kanakaka
Have a friend with a restored R90/6 looking for...

Have a friend with a restored R90/6 looking for an "S" fairing in repairable shape... mounting hardware a bonus.

Thanks!
Claude
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By kanakaka
I was considering making a small skid plate that...

I was considering making a small skid plate that mounted to directly to the bottom of the oil pan using longer counter sunk screws through the plate into at least four of the oil pan mounting points....
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By kanakaka
Getting Set Up For Ocala National Forest

Sooo.... was talking to a good friend of mine a while back that rides a modern dirt bike up in Ocala National Forest about 3 or 4 times a year with several of his friends... they usually make a...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Parts run to a buddies shop: I was wondering what...

Parts run to a buddies shop: I was wondering what a vintage Clark desert tank might look like on my airhead dirtbike project.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By kanakaka
Erm..... So. Anyone know where that list of fork...

Erm..... So. Anyone know where that list of fork tube diameters is?
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By kanakaka
Thanks. DRZ forks may be the way I go but they...

Thanks. DRZ forks may be the way I go but they are a little overkill for what I'm after and with my plans to keep the dual shock setup in the back with 'maybe' a spacer in the swing arm and extended...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By kanakaka
Fork diameters and conversions

Good morning,
Seems like I saw a huge list somewhere on this board of fork specs and conversion ideas. Can anyone place that for me?

I'm starting research on beat to death topics I'm sure. I have...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By kanakaka
More pics of bike. :ddog

More pics of bike.

:ddog
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Snagged a new solo repop seat off Egay... shipped...

Snagged a new solo repop seat off Egay... shipped from somewhere in London to my office in Central Florida in about 4 days. LOVE IT. So much more comfy than my sat out, rusted out, crumbly stocker....
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By kanakaka
(Sigh) Just to wrap this thread up... turns out...

(Sigh) Just to wrap this thread up... turns out that after I jump started my new nearly dead battery and took a spin around the block to find that my battery was still dead was just that I didn't...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,476
Posted By kanakaka
Jenna, I've got a little one week foray into NC...

Jenna,
I've got a little one week foray into NC that I did a report on and we quite often pop up into the Ocala national forest area over the weekends... not sure if you want big epic cross...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By kanakaka
So I did a little interwebs sleuthing and came up...

So I did a little interwebs sleuthing and came up with this pretty quickly. In quotes are what the man that invented the Lester wheel had to say about it.

"The radially outer surface of the center...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By kanakaka
:johntmBTW, per SnowBum: "Lester alloy...

:johntmBTW, per SnowBum:

"Lester alloy wheels probably should not be used in tubeless mode, as they do not have a safety bead for the tire to hump over, which tubeless rims do. Many have,...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By kanakaka
Lester + Tubes + Tires + Gravel/Mud. Working out...

Lester + Tubes + Tires + Gravel/Mud. Working out OK for me so far. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/NC%20Trip%202013/nc26_zpse04fa89f.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, charged it up last night and leaving the...

Yea, charged it up last night and leaving the office now to go check it. Brand new battery so we'll see what's up. Always something... looking forward to learning all about it though. Good stuff to...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By kanakaka
75 R90/6 Charging Problems...

Surely this has been beat to death on this forum. Just wondering if someone could point me to the appropriate thread.

Short story:
Battery died. Battery was a five year old Wallyworld battery....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16,972
Views: 10,712,274
Posted By kanakaka
This pic is just awesome on so many levels.

This pic is just awesome on so many levels.
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
You guys are a bunch of #$%^&*@#$!!!! :lol3 ...

You guys are a bunch of #$%^&*@#$!!!! :lol3

... The last big piece of the puzzle before I actually start building this thing is a kicker 4 speed transmission. Still haven't found one yet (cheap)....
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Just parts stacked together still but... ...

Just parts stacked together still but...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/b0e8ff76-3d9c-4caf-9806-936173e9d4f3_zpsea7b6bf8.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,697
Posted By kanakaka
Hipsters are the new and young motorcycle...

Hipsters are the new and young motorcycle enthusiasts that are making cool stuff out of junk that all of us wanted to throw away and reinventing cliche'd bike categories in their own way while paying...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,972
Views: 10,712,274
Posted By kanakaka
I am so glad I got to grow up during the golden...

I am so glad I got to grow up during the golden era of dirtbikes... so much fun. Miss my 78 RM125! These kind of pics always make me smile like it was just yesterday.:bubba
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 20,899
Posted By kanakaka
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereed...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/1947_eating_popcorn_and_drinking_be.gif (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/claudereeder/media/1947_eating_popcorn_and_drinking_be.gif.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 967,779
Posted By kanakaka
The starting line-up: ...

The starting line-up:

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/cannonball/pan6_zps6ab9fdd3.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 967,779
Posted By kanakaka
A little late in the game here. Doug, I've never...

A little late in the game here. Doug, I've never met but I seem to be at a lot of events at the same time that you're there. Here's a few snap shots from the start of the Canon Ball 2014... I live...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,614
Posted By kanakaka
Keep an eye on the rear tire. I ran a 4.00 shinko...

Keep an eye on the rear tire. I ran a 4.00 shinko on mine and the center knobs started coming apart and falling off after 500 miles into a 600 mile day on the bike. When I was getting the tire...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
80mph - Florida Turnpike... on knobbies. :D ...

80mph - Florida Turnpike... on knobbies. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/TBR5/18_zps5d2bdde5.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Vintage "Bates" with an R90/6 specific mounting...

Vintage "Bates" with an R90/6 specific mounting system. Got them for free from a guy that was trying to make them work on a BSA. I really like them. Top loaders are really nice for my camping setup.
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Couple weeks ago riding around with some chopper...

Couple weeks ago riding around with some chopper guys with bikes from the same era as mine... a little event we do every year celebrating homemade death machines here in central Florida.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,325
Posted By kanakaka
Better words were never said...:D ride it and...

Better words were never said...:D ride it and figure out what you need. My R90 has stock suspension and I rode circles around a modern "Adventure Bike" up in on gravel in North Carolina for 8 days....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 3,444,132
Posted By kanakaka
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereed...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/ApacheCarterBros_zps553e4da6.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/claudereeder/media/ApacheCarterBros_zps553e4da6.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,780
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, saw that coming. I've been following...

Yea, saw that coming.

I've been following this board for a very long time and occasionally have tried to be involved but invariably get jumped by a keyboard jockey for "not doing it right". Sorry...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 57,461
Posted By kanakaka
If you're looking for a disk brake setup front...

If you're looking for a disk brake setup front end with new springs/seals off of an R75/6 combined with a later aluminum triple tree that'll bolt right up to your bike I'd be up for some type of...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,630,042
Posted By kanakaka
Dang that looks like fun! :D I love an honest...

Dang that looks like fun! :D I love an honest motorcycle...
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