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Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By c1skout
I haven't had occasion to look for a few years,...

I haven't had occasion to look for a few years, but Dennis Kirk and JP cycle both used to carry normal-sized signals in the catalogs.
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 31,753
Posted By c1skout
My brother bought a non-working HF lift at an...

My brother bought a non-working HF lift at an auction for about 30 bucks, I gave him the model # for the lift jack that came with my lift, and he contacted HF with the info and they sent a new...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,059
Posted By c1skout
Jeep XJ with a 4.0. You can even flop the rear...

Jeep XJ with a 4.0. You can even flop the rear seat and camp right in it. I can't say the factory suspension is much fun in the twisties, but mine with a 3" lift and decent shocks worked surprisingly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,189
Posted By c1skout
No, I don't go through a lot of brakes. This was...

No, I don't go through a lot of brakes. This was just something I thought of and couldn't decide on an answer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,189
Posted By c1skout
A question on brake pad life

Does anyone know if twin front disc brake pads last longer than single disc. For example: some bikes were offered with both set-ups. If I had a xs650 Yamaha with single disc and got 10,000 miles of...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By c1skout
Thanks for the input fellows. I can't afford to...

Thanks for the input fellows. I can't afford to keep this bike AND get another one, so I'm pretty sure I'll sell it off this year. This isn't prime bike selling time here in PA, but it will be soon....
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/100_0886.jpg

This seems to be the only pic I can easily find, from a trip a few years ago. I could take more when I go down to my...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By c1skout
1980 R100rt, please help with pricing

I'm thinking about selling my R100. I've had a good run with it for the last 10 years or so, but now I believe it's time to try something else.

Here's the trouble, it's ugly, old and has lotsa...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,841
Posted By c1skout
I've got a couple pairs of these, they don't go...

I've got a couple pairs of these, they don't go all the way up to my knee though.
http://www.basspro.com/RedHead-Lifetime-Guarantee-AllPurpose-Socks-for-Men/product/34713/

Best socks I've...
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By c1skout
go to your local junkyard and pull the rear...

go to your local junkyard and pull the rear heater out of a schoolbus or conversion van. Most schoolbus heaters would suit you well, they are built in their own heavy-duty box (so school kids don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,425
Posted By c1skout
An older fellow I work with told me "Never ride...

An older fellow I work with told me "Never ride colder than your age!" Seems like a good plan, when I was a kid it didn't matter how cold it was.... a few years ago I was good down to freezing, now...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 407,662
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4859_zps8f0789aa.jpg

Seneca Rocks, WV
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 598,053
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/IMG_3734_zps079abeed.jpg

Somewhere in Alabama!
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,737
Posted By c1skout
How about putting a shed roof off one side of...

How about putting a shed roof off one side of your shed then boxing in the other 3 sides? I did that at my last place for a riding mower, It wasn't high enough so I had to lean down over the steering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,471
Posted By c1skout
R-model International, sweet truck!

R-model International, sweet truck!
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,955
Posted By c1skout
That's a BEAUT! You went from a police bike to a...

That's a BEAUT! You went from a police bike to a fire bike! Love the colors.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By c1skout
Nice pics, good to have an understanding missus...

Nice pics, good to have an understanding missus too. Can't beat the local discoveries.



I've been exploring my local roads for 30 years now. I probably won't have hit them all in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,870
Posted By c1skout
Way to go! I might try to do one myself someday....

Way to go! I might try to do one myself someday. I thought you weren't allowed to have caffeinated drinks while you were doing a SS1000, was I wrong about that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 14,037
Posted By c1skout
My longest was 18 hours, but we only made about...

My longest was 18 hours, but we only made about 525 miles! Ashville NC to Petersburg WV. We traveled slowly but only stopped once where we sat down and ate, the other stops were potty breaks, fuel,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By c1skout
Looks like a great ride!

Looks like a great ride!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By c1skout
No, western PA. East of Pittsburgh.

No, western PA. East of Pittsburgh.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By c1skout
"just around the block"

Sunny and 37 degrees when I got out of bed, after I poked the fire I looked out the window and saw the myriad colored leaves falling and knew I just had to take a quick trip around the block. My...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By c1skout
Thanks, A couple questions though. Is that all...

Thanks, A couple questions though. Is that all the better your headlight is? Or is that just the way the camera makes it look? The voice clarity was very impressive. Is your mike hard-wired into the...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By c1skout
My brother's frankenbike has '72 /5 forks and...

My brother's frankenbike has '72 /5 forks and bodywork on a '76 /6 frame. There were a few small differences that I don't remember, but I do remember that he had to weld a tab on for the /5 steering...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By c1skout
Mine's been doing that for years. When I feel it...

Mine's been doing that for years. When I feel it slipping I just pull up on the ring (like I'm trying to use it to lift the tank straight up) while turning and the cap spins out.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-25-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 44,115
Posted By c1skout
Lookin' good

Lookin' good
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By c1skout
I've had the dual-tour on my RT for the last 10...

I've had the dual-tour on my RT for the last 10 years or so. It's holding up well so far, just some loss of color on the edge.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By c1skout
Mine's been faintly glowing for the last 8 or 9...

Mine's been faintly glowing for the last 8 or 9 years, but it charges fine, and it doesn't glow all the time. I can only see it at night and if I beep the horn it goes out. I've had the bike quit...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,820
Posted By c1skout
I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far! ...

I like mine, over 18,000 miles on it so far!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991734
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,204
Posted By c1skout
I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In...

I've got a 1980 (heavy flywheel) R100RT. In normal use I run between 3-4,000 rpm, but I regularly spin it right up to redline. If I wanted to cruise at 5,000 rpm I'd be in 2nd gear most of the time...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By c1skout
I've got about 50 miles on it so far since...

I've got about 50 miles on it so far since putting it back together and (fingers crossed) no clicks yet!
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,923
Posted By c1skout
[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four...

[ I have five months of ice-free roads, four months of nice riding weather, three months when it doesn't snow, two months without below-freezing temps, and one month of almost-perfect riding weather....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By c1skout
You guys talked me into trying just the washer...

You guys talked me into trying just the washer trick, so I put it all back together tonight. If the weather holds I'll try it out tomorrow and see if that helped.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By c1skout
UPDATE I tore it all apart tonight. I...

UPDATE

I tore it all apart tonight. I held the swingarm upright in my vise and used some flat plate and 4 bolts through the final drive mount flange to compress the cush-spring. There is no...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By c1skout
I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the...

I did check the mount bolts as I recently had the exhaust apart at an oil change. Would I be able to feel play in the Cush drive by hand with the final drive removed? Is it serviceable with regular...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By c1skout
That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice...

That's awfull. For you to keep that bike so nice then have someone run it over is terrible. I hope you weren't on it. Good luck with the adjuster!
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By c1skout
"click" from footpegs

1980 R100rt

I've run this bike almost 40,000 miles, so it's not new to me, but in the last month or so I've noticed an occasional "click" through the footpegs. It feels almost like someone...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By c1skout
Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?

Sweet, but how does that kickstand fold?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,693
Posted By c1skout
This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I...

This made me laugh till I cried :clap. Thanks, I needed that!
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,939
Posted By c1skout
maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the...

maybe someone swapped out the final drive or the speedo and they no longer match.
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