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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
I'd go with you, but that's kinda like going...

I'd go with you, but that's kinda like going around my elbow to get to my ass. What time you planning on being there?
Forum: Airheads Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Beezer Josh
Yeah, there was no topping off and limping home. ...

Yeah, there was no topping off and limping home. This was full gush. I would've drained the sump within the matter of a few minutes.

I have a deep socket at home that I used to remove and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 278
Posted By Beezer Josh
If you think a jump will help you out, I'll head...

If you think a jump will help you out, I'll head on over with the Explorer. I'll send a PM with my contact info.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
At least we got to ride through that covered...

At least we got to ride through that covered bridge...:rolleyes
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
When did your nexus ever work on rides we went...

When did your nexus ever work on rides we went on? I specifically remember you turning the thing off when it kept us going in circles. Give me a tank bag with a paper map any day!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
If you're there, there will be a boob. :deal ...

If you're there, there will be a boob. :deal

Anyway, Mods v. Rockers was my plan. The good news is that I've finally finished relacing, truing, and torquing the BSA front wheel! Bad news is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
Code, I'll take a beer and a BLT. Something more...

Code, I'll take a beer and a BLT. Something more malty than hopy. I'm thinking Imperial Stout.


Mickey, thanks for the link. Finally got internet back at home after a weekend without. I didn't...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Beezer Josh
A break down and vendor report

We usually see negative experiences with vendors, but I feel it's also equally important to relay the good ones.

I was riding back from the Ohio Valley BSA Owner's Club meet last weekend on my '73...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
Looking at joining?

Looking at joining?
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,704
Posted By Beezer Josh
+1 to everything said (except post #2)!

+1 to everything said (except post #2)!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
Wow, thanks Jax! What a compliment! :crash

Wow, thanks Jax! What a compliment! :crash
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Beezer Josh
I've also had my rear electrical switch stick (if...

I've also had my rear electrical switch stick (if it sticks in the open position, it'll prevent your foot lever from returning properly). I just cleaned it off with some WD40 and it move smoothly...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Beezer Josh
Yep, found it:...

Yep, found it: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=261508&highlight=canada+r50%2F5

Read it and expand on his footsteps! Oh, and post lots of pics from your epic ride here.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Beezer Josh
That was a great report...by Lornce, I believe. ...

That was a great report...by Lornce, I believe. It's also proof of the capabilities of an old R50/5.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15,197
Views: 8,663,036
Posted By Beezer Josh
A speaker for the radio:...

A speaker for the radio: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22537001&postcount=13
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By Beezer Josh
Charlie, on the British Amals you can attach a...

Charlie, on the British Amals you can attach a clear tube through a hole drilled into the drain plug at the bottom of the bowl. You can then see where the fuel level is located with the line run up...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By Beezer Josh
Nice! Love the green!

Nice! Love the green!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
Is that your K bike Mick?

Is that your K bike Mick?
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Beezer Josh
I'd use more carb or brake cleaner and keep...

I'd use more carb or brake cleaner and keep dousing it.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By Beezer Josh
Can't speak for anyone else, but I have no life.

Can't speak for anyone else, but I have no life.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
To give you an example, I took a ride from the DC...

To give you an example, I took a ride from the DC area to Lake Placid, NY and back in 3 days-exactly 1,500 miles-on my '73 R75/5 a little over a month ago. I hit exactly 75,000 miles on the bike...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
I don't think the OP is trying to sell the bike,...

I don't think the OP is trying to sell the bike, I think he's trying to buy one off Craigslist. I assume (although it's not explicitly stated) that the two emails posted were from the dood selling...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
For me, the tube coming out the side and the...

For me, the tube coming out the side and the shape of the float bowl.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
Disston-they're not R60/5 carbs, they're Mikunis....

Disston-they're not R60/5 carbs, they're Mikunis.

I would agree with JonnyCash-I think it's a good choice for a first bike. My first was a 1970 BSA with a seized engine and most of the parts...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Beezer Josh
+1 It's all about learning and having fun. It's...

+1 It's all about learning and having fun. It's a bonus when you have something useful and sexy looking afterwards!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
I see a new calling for Chris...welcome back dude!

I see a new calling for Chris...welcome back dude!
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Beezer Josh
Holey fender!

So I bought this replacement seat from Capitol Cycle. I'm not too pleased with it, but I'm trying to make due for now. It has a fiberglass seat pan with two rivets in the bottom-I'm not sure what...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Beezer Josh
I fitted a spin on filter on my 70 Lightning. I...

I fitted a spin on filter on my 70 Lightning. I made a simple bracket from some sort of bar stock from Home Depot and a drill. I had to get at one of the rear engine bracket bolts to install it,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 693,514
Posted By Beezer Josh
http://38.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lycg72zp691qluw4...

http://38.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lycg72zp691qluw4uo1_400.gif

:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,159
Posted By Beezer Josh
Allstate came out with their list of cities with...

Allstate came out with their list of cities with the worst drivers. I'm sure you will all be surprised that Washington DC was numero uno, Baltimore was two.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Beezer Josh
They're great, reliable bikes with minimal...

They're great, reliable bikes with minimal maintenance for a vintage bike. I just rode my 1973 R75/5 on a 1,500 mile round trip to northern NY state and back a few weekends ago with nary a hiccup.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
I hope you get a hefty discount next time you...

I hope you get a hefty discount next time you take your bike there!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
All of the parts falling off this bike are of the...

All of the parts falling off this bike are of the finest British quality. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
I have the flier on my refrigerator. Besides, I...

I have the flier on my refrigerator. Besides, I bought 3 raffle tickets and would like to be there to collect the bike. :D I'm ordering a new front rim for the Lightning today from Walridge, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
Rich's '68 is the smoothest BSA I've ever ridden;...

Rich's '68 is the smoothest BSA I've ever ridden; it's a wonderful machine.

As far as technical knowledge, the Britbike forum (http://www.britbike.com/forum/) is a wonderful resource on almost any...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,486
Posted By Beezer Josh
FWIW, I have a 1970 BSA Lightning I used as a...

FWIW, I have a 1970 BSA Lightning I used as a daily commuter to work and back and to the next town over when I lived in North Carolina. It requires a bit more maintenance than my '73 BMW, but it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,233
Views: 154,911
Posted By Beezer Josh
Yeah, I want an old /5 too...

Yeah, I want an old /5 too...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By Beezer Josh
Hey VW-I might have a couple of spare ball...

Hey VW-I might have a couple of spare ball bearings if you need them quickly. I'm in Upper Marlboro. PM me if you're interested and I'll see what's in my parts bin.

Looks like a nice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,611
Posted By Beezer Josh
Thanks...it's been a good bike so far. I've put...

Thanks...it's been a good bike so far. I've put about 15,000 miles on it in the last year and a half so it's seen a little bit of use.

Just missed the rain both going and coming back tonight...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,611
Posted By Beezer Josh
Let's get this party rolling...

Let's get this party rolling again.http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j199/Constantinvs/BMW/ADV%20Rider/IMAG0787_zpsf32289fa.jpg
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