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    Thanks for posting that Anton. I'm glad you...

    Thanks for posting that Anton. I'm glad you brought that /5 back to life. I also heard a great story about the bottom end I gave you being used to get Chaz's bike back on the road. For all the...
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    Thanks for the suggestions

    The online fiche is really useful in determining what tools come in the kit and the extra experience of our club members means I'll also have the important tools that aren't part of the kit.

    I...
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    Sticky: Hey Jimmy. You are correct. The build date for...

    Hey Jimmy. You are correct. The build date for my R100S is June 1978. It dies have the 1981 Brembo brake update and a Dyna 3 ignition as well. The brake upgrade moved the reservoir to the...
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    Sticky: AirStream BaseCamp

    I've been looking for one for a couple of years. AirStream only made 200 of them and they are hard to find (and cost more than new!).

    I bought this one two weeks ago and picked it up the same...
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    What a Tool (1979 R100S)

    Hello all. After many years of sidecarring, K-bike riding, and generally being without an Airhead, I was able to land a 1979 R100S that runs well and will need only minor tweaking to turn it into a...
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    Sticky: New to me 1979 R100S

    My new to me R100S
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    News I can use

    Darryl: Thanks for the tip on the transition to Brembo brakes. I'll keep that in mind while I search for the right Airhead.
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    1976 R90S braking question

    Hello Airhead Nation. I am looking at a 1976 R90S. It is 90% original with a couple of updates. including braided steel brake lines which have a black rubber (or maybe plastic) cover over the...
  9. Another great Father's Day with the Laurel Highlands club

    We rode up to this rally from the Washington, DC area and had a great time. Every year this club put on a terrific small and relaxed rally. I especially enjoyed talking to a couple of my fellow old...
  10. Inaugural Ride

    I have been to this rally a couple of times the past few years. Tomorrow I am finally getting my lovely wife to join me. I've told her about the pithy conversation around the campfire and the...
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    86K100RS w/ EML GT2

    About 32 to 38 depending on how fast I'm riding, how much crap I'm carrying, and whether I have the windscreen attached. My Prius gets much better mileage but isn't as much fun.
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    3 June build date

    I ordered the Day-Long saddle last night. I tried to order over the last weekend but attaching my photos made the online former fail so I did an online order and sent the photos separately in my...
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    Since I have an extra stock seat

    I guess I will try a Russell Day-Long Saddle... Thanks for the replies.
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    Russell Day-Long on F800GS

    I spent a few minutes looking on the Russell web site and didn't see any photos of an F800GS with one of their seats. I have one on my sidecar rig and I'm considering going with another Russell for...
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    Let the break in begin...

    We picked the bikes up yesterday and started the break in miles. I have to say a new bike is even better than that new car smell...
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    Thanks Glenn. We did order two 2014 GS'es. ...

    Thanks Glenn. We did order two 2014 GS'es. Karla will have a F700GS and mine is an F800GS. Probably our retirement bikes....
  17. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    Fine as frog hair - first heard during...

    Fine as frog hair

    - first heard during "Colorful Language" class at Drill Sergeant School in 1988. I aced the test on that block of instruction....

    There were many of these similes we learned...
  18. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    Full as a tick - said by my cousin Sandra after a...

    Full as a tick - said by my cousin Sandra after a particularly delicious BBQ lunch. Sandra is from back home in Arkansas and my dear MIL from NY about fell over....
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    Follow Up on the F800GS vs F700GS decision

    Thanks for all the great input. Today we drove to our local BMW dealer to have a test ride or two. Karla really liked the F700GS and as luck would have it there was on newly arrived and still in...
  20. Thread: Riding in Peru

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    Thanks JimBob. Since I'm snowed in (again) I...

    Thanks JimBob. Since I'm snowed in (again) I have time to read through those links.
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    F800GS changes in 2014

    Hello riders. My wife is due for a renewal on her motorcycle as our daughter is inheriting Mom's F800ST. She has decided on a F800GS. Before we head to our local dealer I was wondering whether...
  22. Thread: Riding in Peru

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    Riding in Peru

    My wife and I are planning a fall trip to motorcycle in Peru. Anyone been on a tour with the various vendors offering rides there (Ayres, Edelweiss, MotoQuest or Peru Motorcycling)? Any thoughts...
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    Poll: The Big Red One

    Sergeant Major, Intelligence. Served with the 1st Division (Big Red One) as well as the 3d Infantry Division, 8th Infantry Division, V (Victory) Corps, US Army, Europe, and TRADOC during my off...
  24. We're checking into the F800ST de-tuning options

    I think Anton may be onto something here. Of course this means my wife is now angling for a new bike for herself if Faye inherits her F800ST. AT first glance there appears to be two methods. One...
  25. Hello Walter. Our reasoning for the F800ST being...

    Hello Walter. Our reasoning for the F800ST being a poor choice for a beginner revolves around two things. First, it seems to be top-heavy, especially compared to boxers for instance. Secondly, the...
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