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Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By rd400racer
I use a Bell RS-1 for racing and have never had...

I use a Bell RS-1 for racing and have never had any problem with my 5 different types of prescription glasses. Gratuitous pic of the RS-1 in action with sunglasses on!

...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-25-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,851
Posted By rd400racer
I've been a WERA Vintage racer since 1997. Here's...

I've been a WERA Vintage racer since 1997. Here's a couple of mine. The RZ is undergoing a major rebuild. R6 front end and FZ600 rear.

Goofing at Tally with my brother

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10,503
Views: 3,458,399
Posted By rd400racer
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer...

http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/imagejpg1_zps23ed408b.jpg (http://s276.photobucket.com/user/rd400racer/media/imagejpg1_zps23ed408b.jpg.html)

My bike with my bike
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 946,376
Posted By rd400racer
I looked at photo's of other people bicycle...

I looked at photo's of other people bicycle carriers but instead I decided to create my own design. $40 in parts and about 4 hours work...this is the end result. Took it for a demo ride and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,826
Posted By rd400racer
I just put a set of these on my 1100 last...

I just put a set of these on my 1100 last weekend. Very happy with the quality but the installation diagram left much to be desired. Not that it was rocket science in the first place but a rookie...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By rd400racer
I bought my 2000 RT with 105K miles and my 96 GS...

I bought my 2000 RT with 105K miles and my 96 GS with 78K. I had records very similar to yours so I never questioned the reliability. Learn a bit more about them and you'll find out that they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By rd400racer
At the risk of being jumped on by the OP, because...

At the risk of being jumped on by the OP, because he was very specific..


(in a low voice) Ducati Monster:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,639
Posted By rd400racer
Just for you HP Beemer...my 96 GS with my 84...

Just for you HP Beemer...my 96 GS with my 84 Nighthawk S behind it!



http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/bmwgs_zps4e37aad3.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,981
Posted By rd400racer
I've had mine for a few years and they are your...

I've had mine for a few years and they are your basic A* riding boots. No venting because they are old school but my feet have never gotten wet. Plus they are all day comfortable to walk in.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,981
Posted By rd400racer
I was looking for a pair of cheap winter gloves...

I was looking for a pair of cheap winter gloves so I bought the Bilts from my local CG...I was absolutely shocked by how good they worked. And on sale for $25.

But I don't know about anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,406
Posted By rd400racer
Nah, it was clean. He was simply an extreme...

Nah, it was clean.

He was simply an extreme BMW enthusiast that wanted to pass along a good deal to a fellow rider. Might have helped that it was smack in the middle of winter.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,406
Posted By rd400racer
FWIW, I picked up a 96 GS with 75K miles for 3...

FWIW, I picked up a 96 GS with 75K miles for 3 grand six months ago. No farkles, but it was owned by a BMW mechanic that performed a full service and went over every item on the bike before I picked...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By rd400racer
Bicycle Mount for 1100GS

Alright, don't laugh.

My son has gotten me into mountain biking and I think it would be pretty cool if I could transport my bicycle with my motorcycle. I've seen this done...here are the pics...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10,503
Views: 3,458,399
Posted By rd400racer
One for play and one for work ...

One for play and one for work


http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/ducati002.jpg (http://s276.photobucket.com/user/rd400racer/media/ducati002.jpg.html)

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-06-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,045
Posted By rd400racer
Well, I hadn't really thought about getting rid...

Well, I hadn't really thought about getting rid of them but I'm always open to anything.

The wheels you see on the bottom picture are just sitting in a corner with tires that have one race...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-05-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,045
Posted By rd400racer
85 RZ350. I have an R6 front end and FZ600 rear...

85 RZ350. I have an R6 front end and FZ600 rear end ready to bolt up. The frame has been sandblasted since this pic and ready to paint. The only thing holding this project up is my lazy ass.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By rd400racer
That is a perfect explanation...thanks mouth! ...

That is a perfect explanation...thanks mouth!

Just curious, does the amount of throttle that you give the bike in 3rd have anything to do with this occurring? And I've noticed that it seems to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By rd400racer
R1100GS 3rd Gear "shunt"

Sorry, I don't know what else to call it.

I've had this 96 GS for 6 months now, 80K miles on it. The individual I purchased it from is a BMW mechanic and he went through the entire bike before...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By rd400racer
My entre into the BMW club was a 2000 RT with...

My entre into the BMW club was a 2000 RT with 105K miles on it. I paid $2500 for it. It ran perfect until a cager ran into it in a parking lot.

Here's where the good part comes in. By the time...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 336,103
Posted By rd400racer
This is actually the cistern attached to my...

This is actually the cistern attached to my garage. What did I do in it? I cleaned it!

The hanging frame is an RZ350 that I'm installing an R6 front end and FZ600 rear end on to. The rear...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-02-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,012
Posted By rd400racer
Very sorry to hear about your loss. I also lost...

Very sorry to hear about your loss. I also lost my brother and inherited his Daytona, and as you can tell by my screen name I also race RD400's (and my name is Kelly)

I continue to do this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 1,576,582
Posted By rd400racer
My daughter doesn't ride but she is my pit crew...

My daughter doesn't ride but she is my pit crew sometimes. And no, those aren't her beers!



http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/photo-2.jpg...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By rd400racer
Hope you all don't mind me reminiscing a bit... ...

Hope you all don't mind me reminiscing a bit...

I bought a brand new Honda CB750F at Key West Honda in December 1980. I was living in Marathon and I had a girlfriend in Miami and my aunt lived...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By rd400racer
We did a trip to Colorado/New Mexico this past...

We did a trip to Colorado/New Mexico this past summer and didn't book any hotel rooms until the day we needed them.

When we knew what town we would be in, I would go to hotels.com etc and find...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By rd400racer
I live in Louisville and back in the 80's I lived...

I live in Louisville and back in the 80's I lived in Marathon, Fla Keys for 3 years, so I've made this trip a few times.

Be prepared for utter shear boredom and quite a few instances of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 220,402
Posted By rd400racer
My son lined up for his first race at Road...

My son lined up for his first race at Road Atlanta after he lost his rookie shirt. He's riding an MZ Skorpion.

http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/045.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10,503
Views: 3,458,399
Posted By rd400racer
Which one? I've got a few! ...

Which one? I've got a few!


http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk18/rd400racer/002-5.jpg (http://s276.photobucket.com/user/rd400racer/media/002-5.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 262,438
Posted By rd400racer
I sat on this bike at the Indy GP. Considering...

I sat on this bike at the Indy GP. Considering that I just sold my 78 SR500 last year (for no frigging reason) I'll be checking one of these out for a townie bike.

They actually had two at...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,293
Posted By rd400racer
This is my 2001 Monster that I bought brand new....

This is my 2001 Monster that I bought brand new. You know how much I have spent on repairs in that 13 years?

$0.00

It was my only bike for a few of those years and it has never let me...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 339,762
Posted By rd400racer
My RZ350... a real screamer and super...

My RZ350... a real screamer and super lightweight! It's so fast it doesn't even need wheels!

But seriously, I have an 04 R6 complete front end and FZ600 rear ready to bolt on as soon as I get...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 815
Posted By rd400racer
Are you doing the compressed air trick when you...

Are you doing the compressed air trick when you put them on?

Yamaha mechanic showed me this many years ago and I've never had one problem installing grips ever since.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By rd400racer
I just did a quick 1000 mile search and here's...

I just did a quick 1000 mile search and here's what I came up with...

1975, 4096 miles, stuck motor, $1500

1974, 2900 miles, excellent condition, $1900

1975, no miles given, being...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,616
Posted By rd400racer
I have an original Schuberth modular that I...

I have an original Schuberth modular that I bought barely used and I can't put it on with my glasses on first. The sides of the helmet still hit the glasses.

FWIW, I'm ready to replace the...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By rd400racer
As a hardcore 2 stroke guy that belongs to every...

As a hardcore 2 stroke guy that belongs to every forum imaginable for these bikes, I would say something in the $2500 +/- range would be a good starting point.

I follow just about every sale of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,702
Posted By rd400racer
Looks great! I'm in the same boat...RZ350 in my...

Looks great! I'm in the same boat...RZ350 in my signature but in truth the bike is in 1000 pieces. I'm hoping to start my resto within a few weeks.

Let me know if there is anything you might...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By rd400racer
I really want to love Wunderlich because of their...

I really want to love Wunderlich because of their dedication to BMW motorcycles, but I went to the site to buy 4 luggage loops to put on my panniers (about a $3 each item) and when I went to checkout...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,914
Posted By rd400racer
I can't say one way or another, but after 6...

I can't say one way or another, but after 6 months of reading different opinions on this site, I picked up a 96 GS on New Years Eve for 3 grand. The bike was owned by a BMW mechanic and he performed...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,764
Posted By rd400racer
I'm in the same boat with a new to me 96 GS. ...

I'm in the same boat with a new to me 96 GS. After much reading on this site, I'm putting a set of the MM10's on ASAP. I had lights similar (but not as good) on my RS and they did a fine job. Price...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,158
Posted By rd400racer
In the last two years I've owned a 2000 RT and 94...

In the last two years I've owned a 2000 RT and 94 RS (got rid of both). Yesterday I picked up this 96. 80K miles, owned by a BMW mechanic who fully serviced EVERYTHING before I bought it. 3 grand. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,097
Posted By rd400racer
My MZ660 race bike. This was my sons...

My MZ660 race bike. This was my sons introduction to roadracing. He did pretty good on it (got a second at Nashville) so we sold it to buy him an SV. Wouldn't you know he decided to give up...
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