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  1. 1983 R100RS as she came to me, Rode it like this...

    1983 R100RS as she came to me, Rode it like this for a year and 10,000 miles.

    http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c340/hairsmith/R100RS2.jpg

    Took me six months and lots of work down to the bare...
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    One year ago this was mine.

    One year ago this was mine.
    <a href="http://s30.photobucket.com/albums/c340/hairsmith/?action=view&current=PB160039.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
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    One half of a 2 car garage but its enough room...

    One half of a 2 car garage but its enough room until all your friends come over to HELP !:laugh

    http://jobusu.smugmug.com/photos/506331791_pY3Jx-L.jpg

    Some projects do over flow to the other...
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    Located in Texas here so may not be much help. ...

    Located in Texas here so may not be much help.
    But I run 20/50 year around, there is a good chance we will have high 80's in Jan. and Feb. But with a good battery and starter my RS cranks over just...
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    Loves Lookout ...

    Loves Lookout

    Some of us are also planning a short side trip to The Monument to the Killough Massacre

    The Killough Massacre was the largest Indian depredation in East Texas. The bodies that...
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    Not wanting to get in the Rivets Screws debate. I...

    Not wanting to get in the Rivets Screws debate. I have screws holding the windshield going through the rivets holding the dash.
    I used a small block of hardwood and a drywall screw with the bugle...
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    Ever bike takes different technique. The RS 2...

    Ever bike takes different technique.

    The RS 2 on the clutch 4 on the brake, unless I am riding hard. Then I use 2+2 amazing what adrenalin can do for hand strength.

    The GS 4 on the clutch 2 on...
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    TRAILER ! :jawdrop I saw one if them one time I...

    TRAILER ! :jawdrop I saw one if them one time I think it had a harley on it. My RS did not get 100,000 miles on it being hauled on a trailer. :p
    OK I guess trailers do have a purpose, Every HD I...
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    Interesting how every one wants to do this but...

    Interesting how every one wants to do this but wants to do it in there back yard :laugh

    Any way.... I did not make it to Paonia this year had to choose between it and the National. But was there...
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    Some great fixes to hold the bags on, but what I...

    Some great fixes to hold the bags on, but what I worry about more is the flimsy lid latches coming open. I will continue to strap mine when loaded.
    ...
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    00000 now that is funny I don't care who you are...

    00000 now that is funny I don't care who you are ! Its also TRUE !

    After getting the RS back together from a full frame restoration, I had almost 300 miles on it before loading it down and doing a...
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    I just did a full frame off restoration and...

    I just did a full frame off restoration and powdercoating because previous owners let the regular battery overflow and removed the paint from the battery box frame and swingarm. Good thing the bike...
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    Google inspection sticker plate Mounts under the...

    Google inspection sticker plate
    Mounts under the license plate.

    http://www.kneedraggers.com/image_storage/2/07/20726056e7f656b5219d8891c5a9eddc_rough.jpg?height=520&width=580

    Or do like I did...
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    The windshield is noisy, Get Earplugs The lowers...

    The windshield is noisy, Get Earplugs
    The lowers are hot, Wear Tall Riding Boots
    If your still unhappy, Get an RT that is why they made them after all.

    I have also found that the fairing and...
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    Just got back off the first trip on the RS since...

    Just got back off the first trip on the RS since the clean up.
    Rode up to Bentonville Ar to the Ozark Vintage Motorcycle Association Rally.
    What a great time great bikes, and great people !
    Only...
  16. Just mounted my 450 Zumo on the RS this week. ...

    Just mounted my 450 Zumo on the RS this week.
    Used a RAM handlebar mount to the Left upper fairing bracket, There is room to mount it between the tubing and the fairing. Its upside down but put the...
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    http://www.capitalcycle.com/ ...

    http://www.capitalcycle.com/

    http://www.capitalcycle.com/catalog/body_html/catalog.html

    33 17 1 242 618 Swingarm Bearing all 1981-on and ÔÇ£KÔÇØ 29.64
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    Few years ago I went into Lone Star BMW to pick...

    Few years ago I went into Lone Star BMW to pick up my new to me GS. Guess what weekend it was, Yep ROT ! Asked the Sales guy what is the deal with all the HD's? Thought he was going to bust a gut. I...
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    Yep oil cooler ! I did a Temp Valve removal on...

    Yep oil cooler !
    I did a Temp Valve removal on it during the recent work. Removed the valve, and installed the small plate that came on the last of the airhead GS's Much smaller and easer to get to...
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    Sorry Just patched the holds in my lowers for the...

    Sorry Just patched the holds in my lowers for the RS they had been there many years and the bars went away the 2nd time the original owner changed the oil and the blasted things are in the way and...
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    Congratulations on getting the bike back on the...

    Congratulations on getting the bike back on the road !
    I just got my 1983 R100RS there my self after a 6 month restoration.
    New Airhead in Town Its lots of work and worth it. Now to put the next...
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    Thanks for the kind complement. I am sure some...

    Thanks for the kind complement. I am sure some time I will get some striping done on the bike, but there is no one around hear that does hand striping.
    The motorsports I have seen have some blue in...
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    Rally to the Ozark's June 12,13,14

    Ozark Vintage Motorcycle Association

    June 12, 13 & 14 at Spanker Creek Farm between Bella Vista and Bentonville, AR on Benton County 40 just off of Hwy 71. There will be camping with electric...
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    I had the fairing and dash disassembled for the...

    I had the fairing and dash disassembled for the repaint. I went back with the stock rivet's, what I used to reassemble them was a small chunk of hard wood and a drywall screw. The shape of the...
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    The new paint came about since the bike has close...

    The new paint came about since the bike has close to 100,000 miles. It was faded, scratched, dents in the tank, and some cracks in the fairing and fender.
    I also lusted after a motorsport in 1978,...
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