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Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are...

The brackets look good! Those nylox nuts are key. I've never had mine back out but I have an acorn nut that bottoms out on the bolt and stops right at the nylox nut. I might put an easily...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my...

:lol3

No kidding! I'm pretty sure I lost my deposit with that one so I have no reason to worry about the property anymore. I'm going to set up my archery target in the yard....which means his...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump...

It makes me a bit nervous. If I hit a hard bump while cruising down a bumpy road and lose that footpeg the chances of me keeping the bike upright on one foot aren't good. I mean, if there was a...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By bgoodsoil
:D Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was...

:D

Yeah. I don't know why the landlord was so mad--it was a clean, well-cut hole. I coulda used that shotgun wrapped in the bath towels instead of the grinder. Now I could see why THAT would...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By bgoodsoil
Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but...

Mine'll do that and it will go over backwards but like you said I don't think it's power that does it. It's the combination of a short swingarm and having my boxes slightly behind the axle. I...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 I should mention at least that I've bent...

+1

I should mention at least that I've bent one of the loooooong 8m bolts that I use to hold them on. I'm considering drilling out the holes and going to a 3/8" since the 9/16" heads would be...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was...

aaaaargh I went climbing yesterday and I was asleep as soon I was out of the shower last night. Tonight, priority one is getting you some pics.

I've swapped back and forth several times to see...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By bgoodsoil
man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job...

man that's how it's supposed to happen! Good job on preparation/repair/ADVreconnaisance :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this...

sorry I couldn't get them dismantled this weekend. I got in trouble for cutting in a hole in my landlord's wall for an AC without asking permission :D I'll try to get some pics of them on the bike...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 144,048
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lol3 A buddy of mine broke his foot and...

:lol3

A buddy of mine broke his foot and had to go to his folks' house for a month since he couldn't walk. While he was gone someone broke in to his house and stole his grandfather's shotgun. The...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By bgoodsoil
Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned...

Got a pile of gearboxes just waiting to be burned up!
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By bgoodsoil
The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always...

The r80G/S with low comp pistons has always popped the front end right up in first. I can't get it skip in 2nd even with the r100 pistons though. I ride wheelies at ever 3rd stop sign and have never...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back...

Ya know, I bet I could fit this bike on that back luggage rack...:hmmmmm

I saw one of your pictures with a dent in the ground and mud caked on the Hard Heads. I didn't see any oil in the dirt...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 144,048
Posted By bgoodsoil
I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a...

I went 9 years without a full-time job. It was a good run!



eh the starter solenoid locked up. The starter motor would spin but it wouldn't engage. I had my folks send me a spare starter...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 144,048
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'll post some pics of the peg mounts on here...

I'll post some pics of the peg mounts on here some time this weekend, Jenna.

Proof that the bike still runs:
...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've got a soda blaster at my folks' house. I...

I've got a soda blaster at my folks' house. I should be down for a weekend in September if you can wait that long. Or you can just go pick it up. My dad'll give it to you.

Have you tried a tiny...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,192
Posted By bgoodsoil
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By bgoodsoil
Mine was hinged on one side and had a post that...

Mine was hinged on one side and had a post that went in to a locking mechanism on the other.

How did your seat break? Was it from a crash?
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
Looks like you got photobombed by some dude...

Looks like you got photobombed by some dude peeing in the background :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
that canyonlands photo is epic. glad you got to...

that canyonlands photo is epic. glad you got to do some riding :thumb
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 33,635
Posted By bgoodsoil
Ouch. Sorry, man. I hope the breakdown story...

Ouch. Sorry, man. I hope the breakdown story associated with those pictures wasn't too bad.

If it makes you feel any better my starter gave up the ghost after spending over an hour in...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
:d

:d
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,041
Posted By bgoodsoil
Welcome to the forum, MaxP :wave Don't let...

Welcome to the forum, MaxP :wave

Don't let this thread give you a bad impression. For the most part we're good folks but it's the internet so people don't feel the need to be civil sometimes. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
I wouldn't own anything else. The best riding is...

I wouldn't own anything else. The best riding is on a dirt road away from traffic. Stealth caamping's a lot easier when you can get off the asphalt a bit too so road trips get cheaper.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 146,777
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap Good job, man! Thanks for posting the...

:clap Good job, man! Thanks for posting the video.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By bgoodsoil
http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad349/brewsy16/...

http://i950.photobucket.com/albums/ad349/brewsy16/R80/Odds%20and%20Ends/IMG_5741.jpg

My cat has a water bowl that looks just like that :D

Sorry about the job woes, man. A lotta folks in our...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,917
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 :lurk I wish I had gone with DRZ forks...

+1 :lurk

I wish I had gone with DRZ forks way back when instead of the DRs but I didn't know they were height adjustable at the time.

What offset did you go with on those triples?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By bgoodsoil
That seat looks fantastic. I take it this isn't...

That seat looks fantastic. I take it this isn't the first time you've done something like that?

Does that girlfriend's dad have any other daughters that are single? I could use a machinist...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
Thanks! That's good news. I'm on the north end...

Thanks! That's good news. I'm on the north end of town and I was hoping I'd be able to find something that wouldn't have me crossing the city.

Good thing you went with that 21" front TDL--we...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm in. Frederick's not too far off. I'm...

I'm in. Frederick's not too far off. I'm willing to be there's some closer trails than that though. Back home pretty much every set of powerlines was a trail.
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
I appreciate it. If it's alright I'll drop you a...

I appreciate it. If it's alright I'll drop you a PM in a few weeks. Maybe you can show me some local trails?
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
the r1100 swingarm won't center the rear wheel in...

the r1100 swingarm won't center the rear wheel in the airhead frame so aside from adding the shock mount you'll need to offset-lace the rim on the hub. It requires a new blank hub to be drilled. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
oooh that's a good question. I'm pretty sure you...

oooh that's a good question. I'm pretty sure you can but I wouldn't want to say for certain. BoxerMetal's an inmate though. I'd PM him.

The /7 frame might have the double-walled top tube, I've...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By bgoodsoil
Swapping to a mono would be a bit of a hassle. ...

Swapping to a mono would be a bit of a hassle. Getting a 3-lug monolever from a G/S or ST would cost a fortune IF you can find one. They're very hard to come by.

There aren't any spoked rear...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By bgoodsoil
I call bullshit. I think you just wanted to brag...

I call bullshit. I think you just wanted to brag in this forum :D

Can't wait to see the pics!
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,953
Posted By bgoodsoil
Well for whatever reason it definitely died at...

Well for whatever reason it definitely died at about 40k miles\25 years. I remember there being a discussion about the paste and I know I didn't get to it before the trip.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,953
Posted By bgoodsoil
The stock electronic ignition failed on me during...

The stock electronic ignition failed on me during a road trip and left me stranded. The ICU failed--likely because I forgot to replace the heat sink paste during my rebuild. Several days of 100+...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,084
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've ridden a few 650 stroms and a 1000 once. ...

I've ridden a few 650 stroms and a 1000 once. They're great bikes. Plenty of power, good suspension, good brakes. It'd be better than either a KLR or a DR for a trip if you can get one in your...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 57,658
Posted By bgoodsoil
Spoken like a true child of Detroit :D

Spoken like a true child of Detroit :D
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,084
Posted By bgoodsoil
Any vintage bike is going to take more effort,...

Any vintage bike is going to take more effort, both physical and mental, since you don't just have to do the repairs but also learn how to do them.

For $3500 you can get a bike that's 25...
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