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Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
But I still don't get the fascination with riding...

But I still don't get the fascination with riding through water: http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/KrianBanner.jpg (http://www.advrider.com/forums/index.php)
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
I think you just did.... :clap

I think you just did.... :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
The Judge is too much of a gentleman…. let's just...

The Judge is too much of a gentleman…. let's just say border crossings involve producing certain documents. Said certain documents are still in Los Angeles.

Not mentioning any names :shog

I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
oh, about 8000 lumens...

Why do you ask, officer ?
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
With you in spirit

As you know, biznes kept me from leaving with you guys and that in turn slowed down my bike farkling, but I worked till 1:30 this morning and am still in the mancave farkling away. Here's my new...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,282
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Clown bike ?

I think it's awesome, but tell me more about what you have done too it ? obviously the front end….and ???:clap:clap:clap

We never see any pictures of me in these reports and dave6253 said I can...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Yes, it is fantastic :...

Yes, it is fantastic : http://www.deeleymotorcycleexhibition.ca/

But we're not gonna make it that far. I know this, because …. SNAFU's are piling up….
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Judge Bill's identical twin ?

Except the braid, ofcourse…..:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl - truthfully, this is my good friend Radu. He's not going to Vancouver either. It remains to be seen if anybody makes it that far?
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,868
Posted By ErikMotoMan
On the road AGAIN ?

On the road again - to British Columbia!
Well kinda..Bill left this morning with 2 companions, Navin and Vishnu. I was going to go also, but biz issues delayed my departure for a couple of days. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,568
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Check engine light

Could be the evap system. Loose gas cap will throw codes, I've been told. I'm in !
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Seen At the Rock store

Say hello to Radu from Romania ( or was it Albania? ) What you can't see is the side car attached to the Toaster BMW. This bike is now in Romania ( or was it Albania?) Cool dude, cool bike. Rumor...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
On the road again - to British Columbia!

Well kinda..Bill left this morning with 2 companions, Navin and Vishnu. I was going to go also, but biz issues delayed my departure for a couple of days. I'm sure Bill will keep y'all abreast. My...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 267,923
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Before I forget : Hard to tell, but this was a...

Before I forget : Hard to tell, but this was a 2003 K 1200 GT, I'm slowly turning it into an RT. Note the new handlebars? ebay find off an R 1150 RT. Also modifying pegs and seat for more up-right...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 267,923
Posted By ErikMotoMan
I can't ride either …. it's still winter in SoCal!

Temps were in the 80's today, but I'm stuck: started with new tires, brakes, oil, plugs, then compression test and now valve adjustment. Does it ever end ???:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,648
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Had a similar problem with 2003 K 1200 GT. The...

Had a similar problem with 2003 K 1200 GT. The exact same symptoms. I figured out why: coasting downhill for miles with the motor idling and all the lights blazing drained an already tired battery....
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Agreed ! Just down the road from the Speed Demon...

Agreed ! Just down the road from the Speed Demon is a performance shop. Stopped by there, thinking they could use some turbochargers or related components. So, as a total stranger I walk in the door...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Yes, full throttle, bouncing off the rev limiter....

Yes, full throttle, bouncing off the rev limiter. Makes my mechanical sensitivities cringe. Then again, I'm not in the business of tryin' to blow up super expensive motors!
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
750 H2 Kawasaki's galore - and then there's that...

750 H2 Kawasaki's galore - and then there's that 4 cylinder 1000 cc version, handbuilt by Alan Milyard. he also built the V8 Z1 Kawasaki at Barber in Alabama.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
At the Schoenewald collection in Camarillo, Ca....

At the Schoenewald collection in Camarillo, Ca. My hometown, Btw. If anyone would like a private tour, send me a PM.
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Quite the contrast to the land speed record tires

Quite the contrast to the land speed record tires
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Note the mounting bolt that runs vertically...

Note the mounting bolt that runs vertically through the exhaust port on the turbine housing? It serves double duty: if the turbine wheel explodes, the bolt will impede the exiting shrapnel. Innocent...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Wish I Had these fabrication skills ...

Wish I Had these fabrication skills :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Monster turbo. Two of them. 2500 Hp ? 3500 ?

Monster turbo. Two of them. 2500 Hp ? 3500 ?
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
A view through the cylinder heads. Huge valves,...

A view through the cylinder heads. Huge valves, yet this motor will turn 9000 rpm and runs 65 psi boost on methanol. Steel cylinder liners are pressed in. The liners are T-shaped, meaning the top of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
68 Chevelle race car. Full tube frame, carbon...

68 Chevelle race car. Full tube frame, carbon fiber and fiberglass body work, fabulously constructed. Especially the turbo headers! Billet aluminum big block, billet heads.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Front and rear tires are surprisingly small in...

Front and rear tires are surprisingly small in both width and diameter. Back in the days of Campbell's "Bluebird' and Breedlove's 'Spirit of America', the wheels were much larger in diameter.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Solid aluminum wheels were made, but never used....

Solid aluminum wheels were made, but never used. Bet these weren't cheap. Instead, every run was made using special Good Year tires good for 450 + mph in the front and 580 Mph Mickey Thompsons (may...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Front suspension is a trailing swing-arm for each...

Front suspension is a trailing swing-arm for each wheel, and here's the hard urethane block acting a the 'spring'. All it does is dampen vibration and allow for ride height adjustment. There's no...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Track is a tricycle layout, even though there are...

Track is a tricycle layout, even though there are 2 front wheels, inline,hub center steering, one behind the other. There is a 'suspension', but without any real travel. In the rear is a very narrow...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Speed Demon rising

George Poteet owns the land speed record for wheel driven cars (as opposed to jet propelled) at 439.02 miles. George piloted 'Speed Demon' at speeds over 400 MPH over 30 times before crashing at 370...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Call it serendipity....

Speed ! Love speed, two wheels, four wheels, wings and three wheels. Many moons ago, I made a living hot-rodding Porsches. One day a gentleman walked into my office and expressed an interest in my...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Yes, too many problems with waterpumps, throttle...

Yes, too many problems with waterpumps, throttle electronics - had to rescue Bill who was stuck by the side of the road about a year ago - fly by wire failed - recall - but nobody mentioned that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
Alas, it was time

Judge Bill gets a new bike ! Not that there was anything seriously wrong , with his 'old' 2012 K 1600 GTL - at least nothing that the extended warranty didn't cover - like replacing the entire...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
We're seeing a tend towards creativity replacing...

We're seeing a tend towards creativity replacing expensive paint and outrageous budgets. I like :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
'34 60's style 5 window coupe

'34 60's style 5 window coupe
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 10:07 PM
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Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Or this ? The "back up pick up" one pops 'backwards' wheelies...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Ever seen this before ?
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
No "Showboat", sorry , but much more info...

No "Showboat", sorry , but

much more info and pics at : www.tommyivo.com
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 126,216
Posted By ErikMotoMan
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Turbocharged - CB 750
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