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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By kanakaka
(Sigh) Just to wrap this thread up... turns out...

(Sigh) Just to wrap this thread up... turns out that after I jump started my new nearly dead battery and took a spin around the block to find that my battery was still dead was just that I didn't...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By kanakaka
Jenna, I've got a little one week foray into NC...

Jenna,
I've got a little one week foray into NC that I did a report on and we quite often pop up into the Ocala national forest area over the weekends... not sure if you want big epic cross...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By kanakaka
So I did a little interwebs sleuthing and came up...

So I did a little interwebs sleuthing and came up with this pretty quickly. In quotes are what the man that invented the Lester wheel had to say about it.

"The radially outer surface of the center...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By kanakaka
:johntmBTW, per SnowBum: "Lester alloy...

:johntmBTW, per SnowBum:

"Lester alloy wheels probably should not be used in tubeless mode, as they do not have a safety bead for the tire to hump over, which tubeless rims do. Many have,...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By kanakaka
Lester + Tubes + Tires + Gravel/Mud. Working out...

Lester + Tubes + Tires + Gravel/Mud. Working out OK for me so far. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/NC%20Trip%202013/nc26_zpse04fa89f.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, charged it up last night and leaving the...

Yea, charged it up last night and leaving the office now to go check it. Brand new battery so we'll see what's up. Always something... looking forward to learning all about it though. Good stuff to...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By kanakaka
75 R90/6 Charging Problems...

Surely this has been beat to death on this forum. Just wondering if someone could point me to the appropriate thread.

Short story:
Battery died. Battery was a five year old Wallyworld battery....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16,410
Views: 9,954,617
Posted By kanakaka
This pic is just awesome on so many levels.

This pic is just awesome on so many levels.
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
You guys are a bunch of #$%^&*@#$!!!! :lol3 ...

You guys are a bunch of #$%^&*@#$!!!! :lol3

... The last big piece of the puzzle before I actually start building this thing is a kicker 4 speed transmission. Still haven't found one yet (cheap)....
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
Just parts stacked together still but... ...

Just parts stacked together still but...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/b0e8ff76-3d9c-4caf-9806-936173e9d4f3_zpsea7b6bf8.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,946
Posted By kanakaka
Hipsters are the new and young motorcycle...

Hipsters are the new and young motorcycle enthusiasts that are making cool stuff out of junk that all of us wanted to throw away and reinventing cliche'd bike categories in their own way while paying...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16,410
Views: 9,954,617
Posted By kanakaka
I am so glad I got to grow up during the golden...

I am so glad I got to grow up during the golden era of dirtbikes... so much fun. Miss my 78 RM125! These kind of pics always make me smile like it was just yesterday.:bubba
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,202
Posted By kanakaka
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereed...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/1947_eating_popcorn_and_drinking_be.gif (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/claudereeder/media/1947_eating_popcorn_and_drinking_be.gif.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 922,701
Posted By kanakaka
The starting line-up: ...

The starting line-up:

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/cannonball/pan6_zps6ab9fdd3.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 922,701
Posted By kanakaka
A little late in the game here. Doug, I've never...

A little late in the game here. Doug, I've never met but I seem to be at a lot of events at the same time that you're there. Here's a few snap shots from the start of the Canon Ball 2014... I live...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,786
Posted By kanakaka
Keep an eye on the rear tire. I ran a 4.00 shinko...

Keep an eye on the rear tire. I ran a 4.00 shinko on mine and the center knobs started coming apart and falling off after 500 miles into a 600 mile day on the bike. When I was getting the tire...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
80mph - Florida Turnpike... on knobbies. :D ...

80mph - Florida Turnpike... on knobbies. :D

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/TBR5/18_zps5d2bdde5.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
Vintage "Bates" with an R90/6 specific mounting...

Vintage "Bates" with an R90/6 specific mounting system. Got them for free from a guy that was trying to make them work on a BSA. I really like them. Top loaders are really nice for my camping setup.
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
Couple weeks ago riding around with some chopper...

Couple weeks ago riding around with some chopper guys with bikes from the same era as mine... a little event we do every year celebrating homemade death machines here in central Florida.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,768
Posted By kanakaka
Better words were never said...:D ride it and...

Better words were never said...:D ride it and figure out what you need. My R90 has stock suspension and I rode circles around a modern "Adventure Bike" up in on gravel in North Carolina for 8 days....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8,328
Views: 3,320,002
Posted By kanakaka
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereed...

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/ApacheCarterBros_zps553e4da6.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/claudereeder/media/ApacheCarterBros_zps553e4da6.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,214
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, saw that coming. I've been following...

Yea, saw that coming.

I've been following this board for a very long time and occasionally have tried to be involved but invariably get jumped by a keyboard jockey for "not doing it right". Sorry...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 42,166
Posted By kanakaka
If you're looking for a disk brake setup front...

If you're looking for a disk brake setup front end with new springs/seals off of an R75/6 combined with a later aluminum triple tree that'll bolt right up to your bike I'd be up for some type of...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
Dang that looks like fun! :D I love an honest...

Dang that looks like fun! :D I love an honest motorcycle...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 1,490,992
Posted By kanakaka
I'm attempting to work up a little hotrod project...

I'm attempting to work up a little hotrod project out of a pile that I've had for about 5 years... so far this is what I have loosely mocked up (subject to change on a whim). Building it for our...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 586,643
Posted By kanakaka
18" Wheel

Looking for an 18" spoked rear wheel for a 75 R90 and a front drum brake assembly. Looking to build an 18" drum brake front wheel for a project I'm working on.

:evil

Thanks!
Claude
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 586,643
Posted By kanakaka
Need a headlight ring for a 76 R90. Thanks!

Need a headlight ring for a 76 R90. Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By kanakaka
Surf City Rumble (Daytona Bike Week)

Just trying to make Bike Week a little more interesting. Open to all vintage bikes built to ride.
We'd love to see your ARHMA bikes and vintage LSR projects as well.

We're kicking this off...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By kanakaka
Shoot me a PM. I might have a couple of R75...

Shoot me a PM. I might have a couple of R75 cylinders in my pile that you can have for super cheap and shipping. I'll take a look in my shed this weekend.

That kinda crap just pisses me off....
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
:evil Been super busy with life lately and...

:evil

Been super busy with life lately and haven't had the time to getin back at this... I did have a chance to talk to Tom at Deland Rennsport. He left me feeling all warm and fuzzy as usual....
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
Less than par quality control and alloy tends to...

Less than par quality control and alloy tends to break under harsh conditions...(short answer). I'm rolling the dice on it at the moment and running tubes in the tires, so far so good.
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
Bluhduh Bah!

Came back from a two day ride last weekend and the dang tranny is popping out of gear all day... by the time I got home 1st and 4th were the only ones I could use.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By kanakaka
Don't know anything about KLR's but I absolutely...

Don't know anything about KLR's but I absolutely fell in love with trail riding my R90.

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/NC%20Trip%202013/nc14_zps03e6aaaf.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,202
Posted By kanakaka
Stagehand, I don't want to de-rail your thread...

Stagehand,
I don't want to de-rail your thread here... I am watching it with great interest. I noticed that the Box of Hammers bike is kick start only. Thinking about going that route on a project...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,393
Posted By kanakaka
This place kills me sometimes... any pics from...

This place kills me sometimes... any pics from the side with seat on it? It's an interesting build and I would love to see more of it.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,350
Posted By kanakaka
Very cool. Did a couple of seasons up in Alaska...

Very cool. Did a couple of seasons up in Alaska on an 86 ft converted Sardine Seiner. Did some major work on it down in Seattle during the down time.

It was a wood boat built in 1934.

I was...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,944
Posted By kanakaka
BMW builds a Monster. I'll be able to...

BMW builds a Monster.

I'll be able to afford one about 15 years from now but it is the first post 1977 Beemer that I've actually liked (I hope it handles as well as it looks).
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
Yea, I've been eye balling some vintage style...

Yea, I've been eye balling some vintage style enduro mufflers and spark arrestors over at the AMS racing web site. About 10 years ago I restored a Husky 390cr and ran it in the woods with a spark...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
Heh-heh, I was parked outside of an Autozone this...

Heh-heh, I was parked outside of an Autozone this afternoon and had an all time first experience that has had me chuckling for the rest of the day. A guy walked up to me without introducing himself,...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By kanakaka
Beautiful evening... went for a ride around the...

Beautiful evening... went for a ride around the lake with an old friend.

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o250/claudereeder/Thedog_zps8475d76a.jpg...
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