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Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,072
Posted By Gian4
Sorry for your loss. Even though I did not know...

Sorry for your loss. Even though I did not know him I truly feel this is our loss. By ours I mean the ADV airhead community. I was at an airhead tech day a couple of weeks ago. All those in...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,944
Posted By Gian4
Loner Dave and Henry: :thumb Keep on keeping...

Loner Dave and Henry:
:thumb
Keep on keeping on.
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By Gian4
Hi Voltaire Upstate NY (yes there is life...

Hi Voltaire
Upstate NY (yes there is life beyond NY city) has some great roads and scenery. Winter comes early so by late Oct. you run the risk of some snow. I would be more then willing to host...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,956
Posted By Gian4
Keep an eye on your oil level. These airheads...

Keep an eye on your oil level. These airheads can burn oil when run hard. Want to run level about half way between add and full marks on dip stick.
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Gian4
My thoughts for what it's worth

I am getting ready to take a sort of rambling no definite schedule cross country trip (sort of however long it takes it takes plan) in a couple of years. I have an R75/5 lwb that I've owned for 40...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Gian4
Thumb Uke nailed it. Gian4

Uke nailed it.
Gian4
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-08-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,639
Posted By Gian4
The Dinosour speaks

In a previous post on this topic I alluded to my trip of a life time that had been up ended due to biblical flooding of my town and business. I like; the original poster had years of longing and one...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 159,639
Posted By Gian4
Ditto on Paul Heid but I feel without him...

Ditto on Paul Heid but I feel without him actually seeing the bike it would be difficult for him to give a definitive answer. Having said that,he may with his vast experience be aware of a not owned...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Gian4
Cookie

Hi
I'm also in upstate NY. Where are yo located? I'm in Oneida. I recommend Heids in Johnsburg NY. They've forgotten more then most folks can remember about airheads. Good honest folks will...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,264
Posted By Gian4
Check float levels

I would check your float bowel levels. Also are those new floats? When they deteriorate they perform poorly and can cause signs like this. i would also check the diaphragms. Make sure there...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,974
Posted By Gian4
Bill ... I was listening to Paul Simon while I was reading this thread

There are no coincidences. Lie La Lie. Glad Rick will be ok.
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By Gian4
You sir are the Rothko of bike builders:rofl. ...

You sir are the Rothko of bike builders:rofl.
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,641
Posted By Gian4
Wicked Ok Opinions are like a holes....everyone has...

Ok
Opinions are like a holes....everyone has one so here's mine. I own an LWB R 75/5 and a 95 RT. The mono and k bike front end ride much smoother to me then the twin shock. But the twin shock...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By Gian4
Sorry for your loss

So many of our old school guys (I include my self on the tail end of this category)are being lost. The skills, knowledge and life perspective they bring to the airhead experience will be tough to...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,584
Posted By Gian4
I hear you Plaka

But trust me,Honda, Hyundai or VW did not have to jump through all those hoops to sell product in the USA. I know the world is not fair but when your own politicians sell you out that's a whole...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,584
Posted By Gian4
Free trade my A**

I prefer to buy American which as been stated is harder and harder to do. I have nothing against over seas workers I just feel we need an equal playing field. It is very difficult if not impossible...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,527
Posted By Gian4
Hold on I'll ask the wife.:lol3 Gian4.....to...

Hold on I'll ask the wife.:lol3
Gian4.....to easy but I had to say it.
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Gian4
Thanks for the advice

Thanks guys
I checked fluid levels and all ok. Fluids just changed in June so fresh and good to go.
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Gian4
Drivetrain heat

Hi all
Have a new to me 1995 R100RT. I notice that the drive shaft and rear wheel pumpkin generate more heat then on my R75/5. Not so hot that you can't touch it but warmer then I'm used too. It...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Gian4
Need trip planning help esp. from Penn. inmates

Hi all
Planning a trip end of this month and need a little route advice. Coming from Syracuse NY area and plan on crossing into Penn. at the Sayre, Athens region. Was planning on picking up Rt....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By Gian4
Sad news

I just came across this thread and I am truly saddened by this news. Bill was a great guy. It was a joy to deal with an old school honest guy in this day and age. I truly will miss him as a friend...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Gian4
1995 BMW R100RT diode board question

Hi all

Just wondering does this bike have solid or rubber mounted diode board. Can't find an answer on line.
Thanks
Gian4
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,600
Posted By Gian4
Thanks guys I really appreciate you all taking...

Thanks guys I really appreciate you all taking the time to help me out here. That's why I love the motorcycle community,whether on the road or across the on line world you meet great people always...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,600
Posted By Gian4
Thanks to all for the input. The parabellum is a...

Thanks to all for the input. The parabellum is a taller wind screen and I wondered about the top box being an issue. I'll have to try it on a windy day without the top box and see if it makes a...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,600
Posted By Gian4
R100RT handling in cross winds

Hi all
Picked up a 1995 R100RT last Nov. Living in upstate NY I could only put a few hundred miles on her before having to put the bike up for the winter. Woke her up and took it out for a spin...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-06-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 60,517
Posted By Gian4
Great report

Ok This is a bit long winded but relates to your experience with the couple and the $20.00 donation at your food stop. Believe me it will be worth the time to read it.

I'm not what I would call...
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