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  1. Mitch - I have owned bikes with both Corbin...

    Mitch -

    I have owned bikes with both Corbin and Sargent, two of each. In my humble opinion, the Sargent was the better product. They seem to wear better and were more comfortable. They may...
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    Geez, I don't know, my R 75/5 fell apart even...

    Geez, I don't know, my R 75/5 fell apart even worse than this once it was in my basement. Oh, God, this means I am anal! Sunddenly so many things become clear... Anyway, I am just really hoping I...
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    R1100RS Backrest

    Hello Everyone!

    After years of owning Airheads, I just bought my first Oilhead, a 1996 R1100RS. First order of business is a passenger backrest due to kids, etc. I would like one with a rack, if...
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    Sticky: I , for one, would appreciate more articles, etc,...

    I , for one, would appreciate more articles, etc, on airheads. I believe that BMWON has moved beyond them for the most part. I know time moves on, but still so many still on the road..
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    Interesting comments from all. I like the tank...

    Interesting comments from all. I like the tank just because it makes the bike look different and, well, it's different! Crazydrummerdude know what I mean! Reminds me of the old Paris/Dakar bikes...
  6. Thread: 1981 R100rt

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    1981 R100rt

    Qiuck question for all of you in the know...did the 1981 R100RT have the fairing that graced later RT's? I certainly thought it did, but I have seen two examples tonight that showed 1981 RT's...
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    Thanks for the response! Nice looking bags and...

    Thanks for the response! Nice looking bags and bike. Would you mind telling me how much for the bags?
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    Krauser Bags

    I am in the middle of rebuilding a 1973 R75/5. Plenty of things to do, one of which is to either buy new side bags, or perhaps have the original bags reconditioned. The originals are in working...
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    My advice would be that if you do a cafe project,...

    My advice would be that if you do a cafe project, make it a mild one that can go back to stock fairly quickly. I have one just like yours, in the process of rebuilding. I was gonna do a bunch of...
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    Great! Thanks for the info!!!!

    Great! Thanks for the info!!!!
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    Good question regarding the barbacks. I am...

    Good question regarding the barbacks. I am looking for a pair myself. I haven't found anything yet, so I will be curious if you find something..
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    I had a flywheel lightened on my '76 R75/6. I...

    I had a flywheel lightened on my '76 R75/6. I was told it would reduce the clunking during gearshifts. Well, it may have helped some, but it still clunked like hell between second and third. It...
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    Lester Wheels

    I recall reading about problems with Lester wheels, but can't really remember what the concern was about. Does anyone have any feedback regarding the safety of these wheels? Are any problems...
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    R75/5 transmission Swap

    As part of my R75/5 rebuild, I am curious to know if it is possible to update the curent 4 speed transmission with a 5 speed from a R75/6. Is it as simple as a bolt on update, or is other work...
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    R75/5 Front-end update

    I have begun working on a "73 R75/5 project, and I am considering updating the front end with R75/6 forks, including disc brake (maybe double disc?). Can anyone tell me if this would be a bolt up...
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