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Forum: Airheads Today, 02:07 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 83,724
Posted By gsd4me
True words; take a useable bike and make it into...

True words; take a useable bike and make it into a more useable bike. Unlike the cafe racer and bobber "artisans" who take a useable bike and turn it into something a rider would be hard pressed to...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,925
Posted By gsd4me
http://www.comp.fi/images/Ducati05/fontana.jpg

http://www.comp.fi/images/Ducati05/fontana.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,925
Posted By gsd4me
http://www.labusas.org/photopost/data/6238/2Munch_...

http://www.labusas.org/photopost/data/6238/2Munch_Mamut_RS_sz_900.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By gsd4me
Better to lean them in a touch, which save strain...

Better to lean them in a touch, which save strain on the cables.




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Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,607
Posted By gsd4me
It it's like the Nexus 7 I had, it will stop...

It it's like the Nexus 7 I had, it will stop working.







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Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 366,272
Posted By gsd4me
Yes.....If you haven't read it, you should.

Yes.....If you haven't read it, you should.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By gsd4me
As mentioned earlier, E07 front and rear or TKC80...

As mentioned earlier, E07 front and rear or TKC80 front, O7 rear. I used to run 30 front 34 rear on my 1100GS for road use, a bit lower for dirt. For the G650 I'd use the same as I do on my R100GS,...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 366,272
Posted By gsd4me
I'm in the throes of reading Keith Richards'...

I'm in the throes of reading Keith Richards' autobiography and he was saying that some of the old bluesmen played the same chord throughout the whole song.....guess this is one of them.
:lol3
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By gsd4me
That's why BMW have the training just before the...

That's why BMW have the training just before the safari, to prepare riders for it. Some years ago, before he got back into doing the Dakar, Simon Pavey would come out from Wales and conduct it and do...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19,717
Views: 2,385,373
Posted By gsd4me
I heard that one from Ted Egan...:lol3

I heard that one from Ted Egan...:lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,925
Posted By gsd4me
That is a Bagster tank bag mount, are you sure...

That is a Bagster tank bag mount, are you sure it's leather? the two that I've owned were made from vinyl.
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Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By gsd4me
If you want good wear, especially if doing a fair...

If you want good wear, especially if doing a fair bit of bitumen, try the Heidenau K60 Scout. They're iffy in the wet, but OK in the dry.

The Mitas E07 has a similar tread pattern, doesn't wear...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By gsd4me
It's not much use practicing if you don't know...

It's not much use practicing if you don't know what you're doing. Better to get some training so you can learn the theory then what you practice will make sense.




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Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19,717
Views: 2,385,373
Posted By gsd4me
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 684,090
Posted By gsd4me
Here's one that was prepared earlier.

A lot of you would have seen it before.
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Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 684,090
Posted By gsd4me
If you've ever seen super moto racing, they...

If you've ever seen super moto racing, they combine a bitumen and dirt track and this bike is set up perfectly for that use.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 684,090
Posted By gsd4me
Yeah, it's not totally the way I'd have it...

Yeah, it's not totally the way I'd have it either, but it's a good start. Maybe it's intended as a road bike only.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 684,090
Posted By gsd4me
Pics stolen from a Euro Facebook group

https://scontent-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10991235_1407845556184776_9002097712586489147_n.jpg?oh=cfd49cf16b007cd5ec576306f0fe0d11&oe=5558C0C2
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Forum: Australia 02-16-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,289
Posted By gsd4me
Did that outfit attend the first Black Duck rally...

Did that outfit attend the first Black Duck rally (1977) in WA? If so, I have an old print of it somewhere.

Some familiar faces in this video, Toad, Bear, Chris Hill, Pat Henderson, Goldie.
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Forum: Australia 02-14-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 366,272
Posted By gsd4me
Likewise with the cuzzy/bro's, John Rowles would...

Likewise with the cuzzy/bro's, John Rowles would win it hands down.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCxWdVJTlpY



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Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,925
Posted By gsd4me
Exactly, attention to detail is everything.

Exactly, attention to detail is everything.
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By gsd4me
All day, day after day for me. The grey ones are...

All day, day after day for me. The grey ones are the best because they're heated.

On an oilhead, the standard grips are the best for me.
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 56,634
Posted By gsd4me
Come on you guys, some artisan spent hours making...

Come on you guys, some artisan spent hours making grinding sparks on that thing.





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Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By gsd4me
That could be one of the reasons why the biggest...

That could be one of the reasons why the biggest export is New Zealanders.



:lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By gsd4me
From an oilhead, It took quite a bit of money and...

From an oilhead, It took quite a bit of money and effort.
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,925
Posted By gsd4me
2015 Karuah River Rally, NSW, Australia

Checking in, Ray Peake with an admirer of both his builds.
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Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 14,165
Posted By gsd4me
You're showing your age knowing who Donald...

You're showing your age knowing who Donald Pleasance was.

I'm guessing you have the HID fitted; I have the standard light in my bike and it's the worst low beam on just about any bike I've owned...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,015
Posted By gsd4me
I had a quick word with him in the boozer, good...

I had a quick word with him in the boozer, good to see the Irishman back in action.


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Forum: Australia 02-08-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,015
Posted By gsd4me
Only stayed a couple of hours on Saturday, then...

Only stayed a couple of hours on Saturday, then some very naughty speeds over Thunderbolts Way for an overnight stop at Uralla. I quite like daylight saving, but not fading the curtains any more than...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19,717
Views: 2,385,373
Posted By gsd4me
Keep an eye on your account for month or so to...

Keep an eye on your account for month or so to see that they are actually charging you the correct toll for the bikes. It has been known in Qld that a rider was charged the car toll for his many...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By gsd4me
Anything is possible if you have the skilz.

https://scontent-b-lax.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/292872_402779656459193_1667203838_n.jpg?oh=bafcd3773d623a755523b70fbf3a878b&oe=55632CEC
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Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,670
Posted By gsd4me
14.5 PSI is one atmosphere (whatever that is)...

14.5 PSI is one atmosphere (whatever that is) which effectively doubles the HP.
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,670
Posted By gsd4me
Details of Rays turbo R90S. Turbo is an IHI...

Details of Rays turbo R90S. Turbo is an IHI RHB32, same as a Daihatsu Charade and runs at 14.5 PSI.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 908
Posted By gsd4me
I was making a general observation and it was...

I was making a general observation and it was not aimed at anyone in particular.

Any hipster/lumbersexual worth his salt would not have a centre stand anyway and would always park on the side...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,670
Posted By gsd4me
Not my bike, it was built many years ago by Ray...

Not my bike, it was built many years ago by Ray Peake, who also built my R100GS - see my sig line - . I do know that Ray built the fuel injection, but I don't really know the ins and outs of the...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 908
Posted By gsd4me
I can't understand why those wankers don't get...

I can't understand why those wankers don't get the bikes up to good mechanical condition and just ride the bloody things. Lumber sexuals are going the decimate what airheads are left and when the...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,670
Posted By gsd4me
R90S FIT (fuel injection turbo)

275,000km or thereabouts, trouble free. Goes like the hammers of hell.
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Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 908
Posted By gsd4me
You'd be better off to check to see if the centre...

You'd be better off to check to see if the centre stand is letting the bike sit correctly. Due to wear, they usually aren't.

PS: It's also a good idea the have the fuel taps in the off position...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By gsd4me
[QUOTE=dazza67;26074115] I would like to put some...

[QUOTE=dazza67;26074115] I would like to put some sort of panniers on as it didn't come with any.


I still have a set of Standard BMW panniers, but not the brackets off my 1100GS that are in...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 501,991
Posted By gsd4me
Maybe I should have put a :wink: before the comma...

Maybe I should have put a :wink: before the comma to convey the message properly.:D
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