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Forum: Face plant 08-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 93,350
Posted By Navy CWO
I just finished reading the whole tread. You are...

I just finished reading the whole tread. You are an amazing woman!
Good luck and keep plugging away!

Bill C.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By Navy CWO
Based on personal experience, I strongly...

Based on personal experience, I strongly recommend you remove the driveshaft and clean the threads on the coupler to ensure the threads are still sharp and undamaged. I swapped out transmissions a...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Navy CWO
Thanks guys!! I think I'll go with the relay...

Thanks guys!! I think I'll go with the relay set-up even though
the lights don't draw much current. I did suspect I had introduced a "kill" switch into the equation by somehow grounding the coil! ...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Navy CWO
Question Aux Lighting Hook-up Problem

I have two LED lights I want to add to my '93 R100RT to increase my visibility.
I also have a stock BMW rocker switch on the panel for energizing them.

I mounted the lights on the "crash" bar...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Navy CWO
Mike: I have a parabellum windshield on my...

Mike:

I have a parabellum windshield on my '93 RT and I like it. Comes in three different heights.
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,480
Posted By Navy CWO
Thank you for the story. May the kindness shown...

Thank you for the story. May the kindness shown by you and Bob be returned many fold.

Merry Christmas!
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,646
Posted By Navy CWO
I talked to the folks at Corbin and they made a...

I talked to the folks at Corbin and they made a really nice, lowered seat for me. I ride a 1991 R100GS and have 30" inseam.

Bike fits me much better now!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,243
Posted By Navy CWO
I have owned a 1971 BSA B50SS, an 1991 BMW R100GS...

I have owned a 1971 BSA B50SS, an 1991 BMW R100GS and 1993 BMW R100RT and can't flat foot any of them.

I simply have learned to live with "tip-toeing"!
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,928
Posted By Navy CWO
Had a 1961 BSA Goldstar Clubman, a 1971 BSA B50SS...

Had a 1961 BSA Goldstar Clubman, a 1971 BSA B50SS Goldstar and a 1967 BSA B44 Victor Enduro (441) and really enjoyed the first two. The last one is in the barn undergoing restoration right now!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,697
Posted By Navy CWO
Hawk-eye?

A couple of years ago I was on my R100GS on a local back road. Was doing about 50 mph or so on a straight stretch when I caught sight of something out of the corner of my right eye. A hawk, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 12,961
Posted By Navy CWO
One day a few years ago, my wife came up to me...

One day a few years ago, my wife came up to me and asked me to teach her to ride a motorcycle.

I looked at my 1991 R100GS and calmly said "I don't think so" and offered to set her up with the...
Forum: Face plant 08-15-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,602
Posted By Navy CWO
Back in the early 70's I was stationed on the...

Back in the early 70's I was stationed on the Caribbean side of the Canal Zone. One morning on my way out to work I had a big buzzard fly into me. Hit me in the chest, knocking me off the back of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By Navy CWO
Completing the Basic Rider Course really does not...

Completing the Basic Rider Course really does not prepare you to ride on the road. I read somewhere that at the end of a course the instructor told the students that they were now qualified to ride...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,154
Posted By Navy CWO
Got one of these funnels last week. Works great...

Got one of these funnels last week. Works great on my R100RT and GS! Price is reasonable also!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,812
Posted By Navy CWO
When I started back riding again a few years ago,...

When I started back riding again a few years ago, I bought an '82 GL500. I basically restored it and rode it for about a year and a half. Then had a chance to buy a BMW R100, so jumped at it. ...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 63,145
Posted By Navy CWO
This is my 1991 with 68,000 miles on it! Oldest...

This is my 1991 with 68,000 miles on it! Oldest son is station in Japan with the Air Force. When he returns to the States, It'll go to him and I stay with my 1993 R100RT!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,488
Posted By Navy CWO
A couple of years ago my wife and I were in my...

A couple of years ago my wife and I were in my mustang headed South on I-35 to San Antonio at about 11PM. I glanced in my left mirror and saw a bikes headlight coming up fast, real fast! I was...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,523
Posted By Navy CWO
Ural/Airhead procedures

I used the procedures outlined in Grok's 09-23-2011, 03:10 PM entry. Worked great and my RT is much smoother than before (using Carb Mate). Thanks, Thanks, Thanks!:clap
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By Navy CWO
I put one of his stands on my '91 GS. Excellent...

I put one of his stands on my '91 GS. Excellent product!

I just wish he'd make on to fit my '93 RT!
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,523
Posted By Navy CWO
Question Help - need some "Harmonizer" assistance!

I received my Harmonizer a couple of weeks ago and just now got the time to work with it. I attempted to use it on my 1993 BMW R100RT with Bing CV carburators.

I could not get it to balance...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,523
Posted By Navy CWO
Harmonizer Delivered

Grok:

Received mine this AM. Looks like an excellent piece of equipment.
I'll be using it this weekend on my bikes.

Thanks for the discount, also!:clap
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,523
Posted By Navy CWO
Ordered one today. Looking forward to trying it...

Ordered one today. Looking forward to trying it out on my '91 GS and '93 RT.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 25,058
Posted By Navy CWO
My wife wanted to learn to ride so I set her up...

My wife wanted to learn to ride so I set her up for the BRC. After that she wanted her own motorcycle. Her choice was a Honda Rebel 250, with which I agreed. I rode it the 50 miles home on major...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,156
Posted By Navy CWO
Pissed The turn-off to our ranch has an area in the...

The turn-off to our ranch has an area in the middle of it where gravel (from the fine job of chip seal done by TXDOT) piles up. Every few months I go out and sweep it up and dump it to the side of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 576,979
Posted By Navy CWO
Russell Seat for Sale

Seat fits 1993 BMW R100RT. $250.00 + shipping to lower 48 states. Condition is excellent.
Please email me @ kz5bcn@arrl.net for photographs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,266
Posted By Navy CWO
I am reminded of an old saying told to me by my...

I am reminded of an old saying told to me by my ship's Executive Officer, when I was JOOD. I saw a tanker approaching from our port side (left). The X.O. quietly asked if I saw the tanker, I...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,444
Posted By Navy CWO
My 1993 RT

This is my 1993 R100RT w/58,000 miles,
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,510
Posted By Navy CWO
Based on the wheels, it looks to be a Honda...

Based on the wheels, it looks to be a Honda GL500. I restored a 1982 a few years ago and gave it to my youngest son in Colorado when I got my BMW. Its a great machine, though a bit top heavy. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By Navy CWO
Max's BMW

I've ordered parts form Max's several times. Great service and I do appreciate the M&Ms and the stickers! Superb dealer!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,416
Posted By Navy CWO
Yellow (shooting) glasses help increase contrast...

Yellow (shooting) glasses help increase contrast during snowy or foggy weather. Also helps mute oncoming headlights. Ive been stopped a couple of times by police and never had them say anything...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,800
Posted By Navy CWO
Piaggio MP3

I did some research on a Piaggio MP3 for my wife. Its a three-wheeler which can be leaned in the corners. There is a switch the operator can push when he comes to a stop, which will lock the unit...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By Navy CWO
I use some stuff called "Back to Black". Also...

I use some stuff called "Back to Black". Also use it on the gray plastic trim parts on the wife's Vue. Works well; but you have to redo it every six months or so
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,363
Posted By Navy CWO
MotoComm Anyone?

My wife and I have been using a Motorola FRS handi-talki and a set of earphones attached to the inside of the helmet with a small boom microphone fro MotoComm. Seems to work pretty good up to about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,722
Posted By Navy CWO
I'm also a member of ABC Airheads Beemer Club. ...

I'm also a member of ABC Airheads Beemer Club. They have a good newsletter with excellent tech info from Oak as well!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,115
Posted By Navy CWO
Question GS with a Gremlin Bell

My 1991 R 100GS came with one put on by, I guess the P.O. I figure it can't hurt and I'll take all the help I can (may) get!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Navy CWO
Talking R 100gs

I understand about the brakelight/tail light. I couldn't figure out why mine didn't work when I first got my 1991. After taking the tank, and seat off and tracing the wires with a VOM, my better...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,384
Posted By Navy CWO
Thumb Bsa B50ss

I had one when I was stationed in Key West fm 1971-77. The only two mods I did was 1) to move the wires going into the point section on the right side to the bottom of the point area. I carefully...
Forum: Face plant 05-21-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,686
Posted By Navy CWO
Accident

Heal quickly, soldier!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,696
Posted By Navy CWO
'82 Gl500

I bought a GL500 a few years ago when I wanted to get back into riding. Got a good deal on it; but had to do the standard maintenance stuff:
fluid changes, valve adjustment plus radiator and carb...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,983
Posted By Navy CWO
If you pass through Golden (mid-way between...

If you pass through Golden (mid-way between Shreveport and Dallas) just North of IH-20, you're welcome to park yourself and your bike. I have maintenance facilities including a lift should it be...
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