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Forum: Asia 09-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Tanami
Djebel part help

Hey there,

I have, or had, a Djebel headlight on my BMW r80g/s. Yesterday a light truck did a u-turn in front of me and the collision took out my light bracket:
...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,622
Posted By Tanami
Probably best to stay out of the discussion where...

Probably best to stay out of the discussion where you don't really know what you're looking at. As we know many of the early 80s dakar frames were not reinforced. Further, the teams carried many...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 46,651
Posted By Tanami
No shame in it at all. Your reasoning and...

No shame in it at all. Your reasoning and attitude are perfectly logical, your skill and determination (and time management?!) brilliant. You are virtually guaranteed to be rewarded with an amazing...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
It's a hard life, but we'll have to manage.:wink:

It's a hard life, but we'll have to manage.:wink:
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
That's right DRF! Although I horse traded that...

That's right DRF! Although I horse traded that frame for other bits and used an 1984 R80g/s frame in the end. Same as my very first BMW. Thanks again!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
What could be better then a BMW bike? funny, the...

What could be better then a BMW bike? funny, the amount of times I've had the money in my pocked to go buy another machine and somehow...4 times in a row ...I came home with another aircooled GS....
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
cheers Ian!

cheers Ian!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Cheers SPO!

Cheers SPO!
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Hey Ras, I freaking love your bike as is! One of...

Hey Ras, I freaking love your bike as is! One of the best builds I have seen, period. Have to get back to you on how tall it is. Gearbox is stock r100gs ratio but with higher 5th and lower 1st. the...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Hey Boxa. Your bike was a source of inspiration...

Hey Boxa. Your bike was a source of inspiration for me.

At moment the front is 260mm (adjustable of course) and offset 25mm with a YZ clamp. As the clamp is only a cheap item we thought to start...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Interestingly that's something I'm learning to...

Interestingly that's something I'm learning to become more mindful of when passing on gravel.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Thanks Lefty!

Thanks Lefty!
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tanami
Riding the Rooney Rush - MkII is complete

Hi all,

Between children, work, wife, some other projects and extra curricular activities I don't post too much on here. But I do enjoy late night readings of ride reports, watching people build...
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,621
Posted By Tanami
Talking Hiya!

Hey there Guatemalans and friends there of! I thought I'd drop a line or two as myself, my wife and our two children (7 & 10) will be staying with you for most of November.

We are traveling from...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,162
Posted By Tanami
Sheesh, what a compelling read that was. I’m...

Sheesh, what a compelling read that was. I’m struggling Dan to see where Jim “attacked” you. I thought his responses to your opinions both genuine and quite well-articulated. I don’t see the...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tanami
Well, I guess you must be right then, after all...

Well, I guess you must be right then, after all you said so.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tanami
Aha, That was the 'model' entered in the early...

Aha, That was the 'model' entered in the early 80's Paris dakar's et. al.

http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-gs980r

http://motorsportwinners.com/dakar-rally-motorcycles/

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Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,324
Posted By Tanami
Heya Neil! After getting quotes of 3-600...

Heya Neil!

After getting quotes of 3-600 hundred dollars to paint something that is just going to get beat up ...well, I rattled canned these with 'Plasti-kote' paint. primer and clear also. The...
Forum: Australia 06-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 696,558
Posted By Tanami
That's the first time I've looked upon the...

That's the first time I've looked upon the wasserboxer and liked it right away, then had second thoughts. In standard guise I disliked it right away and then had second thoughts. It's already a great...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,380
Posted By Tanami
Looks like it's a modified postie bike rack...

Looks like it's a modified postie bike rack (ct110 honda)???, an awesomely large and handy unit indeed. I had one similar on an old machine of mine about 15 years ago (edit: damn...it was nearly...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 172,763
Posted By Tanami
Nice work. Saw that one come up and glad it went...

Nice work. Saw that one come up and glad it went to a good, loving home. Hard to go past at the price...Happy days!

Plans afoot?

Stu
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,217
Posted By Tanami
Nth Tasmania

I've been helped out by other inmates picking up parts and posting them for me so I'll put my name down... I'm as busy as any other guy with a full time job and young family, and I'm not up for...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tanami
look here to start

Here is a link to the National Codes of Practice 'Vehicle Standards Bulletins". Your engineer or state authority will be able to tell you which ones you need to comply with. Go for it.
...
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Tanami
I used to travel regularly through those parts...

I used to travel regularly through those parts (with locals) about a decade ago when working for Julalikari Buramana remote areas services out of Tennant. You couldn't get permits through the CLC...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 532,947
Posted By Tanami
Sure, But i think stuff like Pandora...

Sure, But i think stuff like Pandora (http://www.pandora.com/account/register) is the new radio, at least you can make your own playlists. I like Pandora, mostly, as I have found new stuff there.
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,614
Posted By Tanami
watch this...

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Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,212
Posted By Tanami
More questions than answers, but some answers...

More questions than answers, but some answers none the less. cockpit translates to 'modified/adapted hard drive casing' or such...westfalia was clue to color.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,114
Posted By Tanami
great report

It is 10 years since I spent 6 months working in a Sumatra with Agroforests (much like the one just above). Your stories and photos capture the wonder and intrigue, the tastes and beauty I remember....
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,778
Posted By Tanami
Seen on an FB airheads group thread...sorry if 205

reminded me of this thread as soon as I spied them...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/1450713_10202293170918350_359717615_n.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,243
Posted By Tanami
nice

thanks
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,598
Posted By Tanami
some nice machines

thanks for posting.
Forum: Australia 10-03-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 351,720
Posted By Tanami
Fantastic. Further evidence of the amazing...

Fantastic. Further evidence of the amazing capacity of youth. A quality we seem to hold at bay these days?

and now for something competely different..

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Forum: Airheads 09-28-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 532,947
Posted By Tanami
look serious now.. <iframe width="640"...

look serious now..

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Forum: Airheads 09-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,275
Posted By Tanami
look you here. <iframe...

look you here.
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Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Tanami
And there you have it. That and the fact, as...

And there you have it. That and the fact, as jellycow points out, these bikes were not running USD forks with 60mm uppers...and perhaps did not see too much tarmac commuting....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Tanami
try here

You can try and ask this question over here (http://forum.2-ventiler.de/vbboard/forum.php) at 2ventiler (2valve). Check the 'umbauten' ('modifications' section). Although you will likely need to use...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tanami
Thumb Ok I have spoken to them (highway performance...

Ok I have spoken to them (highway performance bikes). They have your record that you "won" it but not received an email from you. I am told all is good and international shipping is no worries, and...
Forum: Australia 09-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By Tanami
No worries

PM sent. I can help...where is item? Might be someone nearby.
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,297
Posted By Tanami
well done

That's one of the nicest builds I've seen in a little while (although I like almost all of em!).

I lusted after one of those TAG mono levers ever since I first saw this...
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