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Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Bigger Al
Try posting this down in the Equipment section. ...

Try posting this down in the Equipment section. You'll get more responses there.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=6
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,119
Posted By Bigger Al
The NC Deflector is just about the best shield...

The NC Deflector is just about the best shield that I've ever used. It works with most any bike, is easy to install and remove, and really does a nice job of keeping the wind off of my torso at...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 85,405
Posted By Bigger Al
And this thread would continue in perpetuity....

And this thread would continue in perpetuity. :deal
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,233
Posted By Bigger Al
I've purchased several through dealers. P/N: 14...

I've purchased several through dealers. P/N: 14 32 72 1 232 662
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bigger Al
This is a joke thread, right?

This is a joke thread, right?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 372,687
Posted By Bigger Al
Zion NP, October: ...

Zion NP, October:

http://biggeral.smugmug.com/Travel/Utah-NevadaOctober-2014/i-j87Wbkn/0/X2/IMG_0742-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Bigger Al
Pull the Vetter off and sell it to finance the...

Pull the Vetter off and sell it to finance the "S" fairing. Be prepared, too as the price of the installation is steep.
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Bigger Al
I'll start with the stripped screws. Get a...

I'll start with the stripped screws.

Get a drill that's just slightly larger than the outer diameter of the screws, and very gently drill the heads off. Take your time. Once both heads are off...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By Bigger Al
My first GPZ750 race bike was an '83, and aside...

My first GPZ750 race bike was an '83, and aside from relatively slow steering, it handled great. It was as stable as a train though sweepers, and it worked me pretty good in the tight stuff. After...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 473,140
Posted By Bigger Al
We used and REI Taj 3 tent for 7 or 8 years, but...

We used and REI Taj 3 tent for 7 or 8 years, but the vestibules were really small. The Asolo is absolutely perfect for our moto travels.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 473,140
Posted By Bigger Al
Songdog Ranch-April, 2014: ...

Songdog Ranch-April, 2014:

http://biggeral.smugmug.com/photos/i-P88B8Mp/0/XL/i-P88B8Mp-XL.jpg

Cottonwood Creek CG, Tahoe National Forest-May, 2014:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By Bigger Al
I raced an '84 GPZ750 some years back. I'll go...

I raced an '84 GPZ750 some years back. I'll go out to the garage and see what I might still have for pics. I had an '83 1100 as well that I raced just once to finish out a season after crashing the...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,806
Posted By Bigger Al
I'm glad that I'm not the only one. :deal

I'm glad that I'm not the only one. :deal
Forum: Americas 11-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Bigger Al
Send a PM to an inmate by the name of larryboy. ...

Send a PM to an inmate by the name of larryboy. He's a DV savant.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Bigger Al
The difference between a 110/70-17 and a...

The difference between a 110/70-17 and a 128/80-17 is pretty large. Were it me, I'd stick with the 110/70 on the front, and a 120/90 for the rear. I'm going to assume that these will be bias-ply...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,800
Posted By Bigger Al
The odds are very good that it was just a leaky...

The odds are very good that it was just a leaky core. Happens quite often.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,713
Posted By Bigger Al
I just spent a half hour watching your videos and...

I just spent a half hour watching your videos and making my sides hurt from laughing. :clap Thanks!! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By Bigger Al
I've had one of these jackets for about 2 years,...

I've had one of these jackets for about 2 years, and it's been a perfect in-camp layer for keeping the chill away. My wife and I were in Bryce Canyon a couple of weeks ago, and the temps dropped...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By Bigger Al
Why not just put in brass or nickel-plated and be...

Why not just put in brass or nickel-plated and be done with it? A TR500 might be close enough in length.
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,778
Posted By Bigger Al
:nod There are quite a few younger Airhead...

:nod

There are quite a few younger Airhead riders here who seem to be able to shake off the BS. We're all the better for that.
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,778
Posted By Bigger Al
The one thing that differentiates this forum from...

The one thing that differentiates this forum from the Airlist is the continual influx of new, younger blood. The Airlist is mostly the same 20-25 people discussing the same 20-25 issues over, and...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,106
Posted By Bigger Al
I just turned 50 as well. :freaky I've had my...

I just turned 50 as well. :freaky I've had my R90 since I was 29, and yes, I can be a grumpy old fart. :evil
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,909
Posted By Bigger Al
JB Kwik. Sets up in 5 minutes, and is good...

JB Kwik. Sets up in 5 minutes, and is good enough for most "get-me-home" emergency repairs. Make certain to store the tubes in a couple of zip-lock bags, too, as they have a habit of leaking.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,495
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice! The world would be a better place is more...

Nice! The world would be a better place is more shops did this kind of thing. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-20-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Bigger Al
Have a look at this: ...

Have a look at this:

http://www.ironbutt.com/About/getArchiveddocument.cfm?DocID=86
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,494
Posted By Bigger Al
Shinko has it's fair share of issues, as do most...

Shinko has it's fair share of issues, as do most tire makers. If I were to do the "CSI: Tire Guy" thing on this tire, I'd say that it's below the wear bars, and that the delaminated area is the...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By Bigger Al
Apples and oranges. A loaded work truck needs to...

Apples and oranges. A loaded work truck needs to have maximum or near max pressure in it to be able to carry the weight and still function properly. It also has a contact patch that stays fairly...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Bigger Al
Try the Flea Market instead. ...

Try the Flea Market instead.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By Bigger Al
Inmates, perhaps?

Inmates, perhaps?
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Bigger Al
I raced my R75 in the early 2000's. Send a PM to...

I raced my R75 in the early 2000's. Send a PM to an inmate named pommie John. He's a current go-fast guy on Airheads.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,425
Posted By Bigger Al
PM resent! :1drink

PM resent! :1drink
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,425
Posted By Bigger Al
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Bigger Al
22mm.

22mm.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Bigger Al
Wrong place. Try here: ...

Wrong place. Try here:

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,287
Posted By Bigger Al
And in 25 years the same thing will be said of...

And in 25 years the same thing will be said of today's bikes.
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,053
Posted By Bigger Al
I've been doing them for years, and I still hate...

I've been doing them for years, and I still hate them. Some of the run-flat tires are now listed as approved for repairs, but this was not always the case. I remember seeing my first run-flat that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,239
Posted By Bigger Al
I've had my R90/6 for over 20 years and 235K...

I've had my R90/6 for over 20 years and 235K miles. In that time I've owned 7 or 8 other bikes, some really good, some not so much. I know the BMW like the back of my hand, it still makes me smile...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,932
Posted By Bigger Al
Wow, I guess that the 15 or so tires of all...

Wow, I guess that the 15 or so tires of all shapes sizes that I've already done by hand today were just a figment of my imagination. :norton

The last Shinko 705 I changed (100% by hand, strangely...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Bigger Al
Try posting your question in the Rockies Regional...

Try posting your question in the Rockies Regional Forum. You're more likely to get good intel there.

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=28
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,406
Posted By Bigger Al
Nice! :clap

Nice! :clap
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