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Forum: Airheads Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,899
Posted By Ras Thurlo
but money well spent - as its a game changer to...

but money well spent - as its a game changer to have good pegs
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 192,435
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently between Tamanrasset and Djanet ...

apparently between Tamanrasset and Djanet

not me, but I really dig those '80s desert trips

unfortunately not places you want to go now
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 192,435
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Southern Algeria 1988 pre GPS ...

Southern Algeria 1988

pre GPS

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/tamanrasset_zpsgexofz9u.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/tamanrasset_zpsgexofz9u.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
apparently an old-skool conversion of an RS that...

apparently an old-skool conversion of an RS that was raced back in the day by Bruno Birbes in the Dakar

spotted yesterday at the Eroica Rally
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
there is something really great about this bike,...

there is something really great about this bike, I would have kept it
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
bump ...

bump


http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt18/mribers/Airhead_offroad7.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/mribers/media/Airhead_offroad7.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,211
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i'm a big fan of the +5% top gear if you...

i'm a big fan of the +5% top gear

if you engine has plenty of torque cruising is a bunch more relaxed

not such a fan of the -5% first gear as it leaves a gap between 1st and 2nd
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 192,435
Posted By Ras Thurlo
100GS with DRZ forks + Hyperpro shock and...

100GS with DRZ forks + Hyperpro shock and Moorespeed pistons

a true scrambler :wink:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/IMG_1534_zpsvofyhuf4.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Cool2 Dam Scrambler

came across this Amsterdam scrambler


http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/Dam%20Copy.1_zpstvh23omn.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,780
Posted By Ras Thurlo
sweet bike + landscape wanna ride an airhead...

sweet bike + landscape

wanna ride an airhead on SA+Namibian dirt when I grow up
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Initially ran these pistons with stock 100GS...

Initially ran these pistons with stock 100GS heads. They ran great out of the box performance wise, but did get a bit of pinging (didn't do anything to try and sort this out as it was not that bad). ...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ras Thurlo
I have these Moorespeed pistons on single plugs...

I have these Moorespeed pistons on single plugs w/o issues, but treat them better than 89 octanes
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ras Thurlo
heads been worked? photo?

heads been worked?

photo?
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,683
Posted By Ras Thurlo
does anyone know the story behind this bike? ...

does anyone know the story behind this bike?

It may be a 1983 pre-dakar bike, to be superseded by the "Le Point" version with round headlight, but not sure
...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 192,435
Posted By Ras Thurlo
http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo...

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/towers_zpsioxhjllm.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,401
Posted By Ras Thurlo
are these the same colour? the first colour...

are these the same colour?

the first colour looks darker

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/alaska%20blue%202_zpssyax9ddl.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,401
Posted By Ras Thurlo
old blue tank

does anyone know the colour name of this old blue?

apologies for link could not figure how to attach photo:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,804
Posted By Ras Thurlo
the front does look deflated. I would have...

the front does look deflated.

I would have thought that with WP50s you should be able to get c. 285mm of front travel

0.56 springs may be too soft. My WP50s has Hyperpro progressive springs...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,804
Posted By Ras Thurlo
do you know how much rear suspension travel your...

do you know how much rear suspension travel your have dialled in to this shock?

I have my TAG mono lever set-up for reasonable max travel (c.260+mm) and the angle of the swing arm is much steeper....
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 192,435
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Syf

deadhead GS

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/deadhead_zpsrjcx8anc.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,969
Posted By Ras Thurlo
2014 Sardegna Legend Rally makes me want to...

2014 Sardegna Legend Rally

makes me want to go to the 2015 edition :evil

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/sardegna%20legends%20rally_zpsb0wpouoa.jpeg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 1,070,232
Posted By Ras Thurlo
does anyone know the story behind this bike? ...

does anyone know the story behind this bike?

It may be a 1983 pre-dakar bike, to be superseded by the "Le Point" version with round headlight, but not sure
...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo...

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/elba%20prototype_zpsdt3lvcqg.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/elba%20prototype_zpsdt3lvcqg.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 36,136
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Peruzzi stall at market day ...

Peruzzi stall at market day

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/tanks_zpsijkviwmq.jpeg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/rasthurlo/media/tanks_zpsijkviwmq.jpeg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,283
Posted By Ras Thurlo
can't comment on your cam as I am still hangin...

can't comment on your cam as I am still hangin 308 style

my moorespeed pistons were also much smoother than stock pistons and the engines run real smoove/silent.

On stock 100 heads I also had...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,283
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i found the moorespeed pistons made a v.big...

i found the moorespeed pistons made a v.big difference to performance on my 100GS, even with stock heads.

I did get some pinging until I got the heads worked on, at which point issue disappeared....
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,896
Views: 708,469
Posted By Ras Thurlo
sweet ride do you have hi/lo beam on the...

sweet ride


do you have hi/lo beam on the Baja headlight?

it looks like the original Baja, which in theory is high only (:bubba)
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 170,834
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Die Russland Krieg

just like December '41
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
found photo on FB, thought i'd share these two...

found photo on FB, thought i'd share these two beauties in Cameroon:

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s388/rasthurlo/Cameroon%20gs_zpsdgzv8who.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
what is there to hate? BTW- people say that...

what is there to hate?

BTW- people say that the Siebenrock 100 conversion kit works a bunch better than the 80 upgrade kit.

I am not sure if there is much you can do on your heads for the 80...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By Ras Thurlo
changing to a thinner seat will be...

changing to a thinner seat will be cheaper/better(?) than changing shock
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,222
Posted By Ras Thurlo
where dat? are you allowed to go off road?

where dat?

are you allowed to go off road?
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By Ras Thurlo
check out the foot peg relocation you may...

check out the foot peg relocation

you may have ground clearance issues over logs, but I have to believe that the lower CGT would make the handling sweet

I also like the peg to rear main frame...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By Ras Thurlo
imho, I found the pivot pegs too small and think...

imho, I found the pivot pegs too small and think that you need a bigger platform.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,093
Views: 1,673,823
Posted By Ras Thurlo
i dig the trail cam :thumb

i dig the trail cam

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Ras Thurlo
yes, this photo was taken on my way down into the...

yes, this photo was taken on my way down into the clay-swaps that we get in the valley floors :evil

that's why I am a fan of the Michelin S-12 as it has plenty of grip in the soft stuff, but a...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Ras Thurlo
Stagehand is a big fan of the D606 and is...

Stagehand is a big fan of the D606 and is currently riding this with a Michelin Desert front.

I had the D606 rear and Michelin Starcross front and it worked v.well as a dual sport combo. I used...
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