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    speed bleederes

    Gotta tell ya!!! I just put a set of speed-bleeders on my R100S and man, do they ever make the brake bleeding chore easier. Found them for sale on eBay, about $20.
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    Sticky: 1977 r100s

    http://pelicanglider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R100S/IMG2865/624557498_388B2-L.jpg

    I have had this one for five years now and I still love finding parts to make it better. My ongoing project, I hope...
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    I missed the last one, but will try my best to...

    I missed the last one, but will try my best to make this one. The Airhead is down (to the frame) for maintenance, so I'll be needing some "tech" by then!
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    The SBK race was on Speed!? There must be...

    The SBK race was on Speed!? There must be different Speed channels in different parts of the country! All I get is "Livin the Low Life" and NASCAR. Well here's a question...how does one subscribe, or...
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    I am looking forward to the new 800R naked model....

    I am looking forward to the new 800R naked model. I now own a 1150R and I love it. I love the looks, performance, comfort. I tried an ST on for size yesterday at the dealer and it does feel small. I...
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    I bought almost exclusively from Capital when I...

    I bought almost exclusively from Capital when I restored my R100S because their prices were consistantly cheaper than anyone else. I faxed all my orders because I didn't see anyway to pay online,...
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    The news about Honda is bad news, for sure, but...

    The news about Honda is bad news, for sure, but not unexpected. Formula One doesn't have the attraction for me it once did. I always considered the Sixty's as the "Golden Years" of motorsport, before...
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    The Airhead Experience

    Its winter here in Louisiana, which means we get ride in cooler air. But because it get sdark so much earlier, I only ride on the weekends. I rode my oilhead Saturday and I love that bike. Its smooth...
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    Are you looking for the 3/4 seat or the "regular"...

    Are you looking for the 3/4 seat or the "regular" S type seat. I have a R100S and I bought a corbin seat, brand new from Corbin, for $259. That was about three years ago, but it was a great deal and...
  10. Thread: Bah humbug!

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    I am almost afraid to post this, but,...

    I am almost afraid to post this, but, Thanksgiving is THE holiday. All the meaning Christams once had can now be found in the Thanksgiving holiday.
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    WOW. That is the most exciting BMW I've seen in a...

    WOW. That is the most exciting BMW I've seen in a long time. Gosh, I wonder how a kit would sell?! Nice work SJ!
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    The changes are subtle. I'm going to buy a new...

    The changes are subtle. I'm going to buy a new car in January, so I have taken notice of dealerships in my area. Inventories are way up. I've noticed a lot of cars available that used to be hard to...
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    "Whizzy" ABS Brakes

    I've got an '04 R1150R with the "whizzy" semi-linked ABS brakes. Knock on wood, I haven't had to use them yet. However, when I first got the bike, I had read how sensitive the brakes were and how...
  14. Thread: 1977 R100s

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    I've got a 1977 R100S and in '77 the bikes came...

    I've got a 1977 R100S and in '77 the bikes came with spoke wheels. I believe in 1978, the snowflake cast wheels were installed as standard equipment.
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    LOL! Good one, hlothery! :laugh

    LOL! Good one, hlothery! :laugh
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    From the time the kids were little until the time...

    From the time the kids were little until the time came for them to leave the nest, I spent years trying to find something that would fill the gap left by motorcycling. I went from one hobby to...
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    Another Deal's Gap Shot

    I'm sure there will be more like this before its over!
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    I rode up to Indy from New Orleans and figured I...

    I rode up to Indy from New Orleans and figured I had nothing to fear from Ike. My wife called Friday to tell me we had four feet of water under the house (we rasied it to nine) from the storm surge....
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    Where's the bike located? If you don't buy it I,...

    Where's the bike located? If you don't buy it I, I will!
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    I've been a member of BMWMOA for a little over a...

    I've been a member of BMWMOA for a little over a year and I am constantly reminded how glad I am that I joined. Thanks again for the information and now I am looking forward to making new friends....
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    Great map. That's just what I needed. I don't...

    Great map. That's just what I needed. I don't know where I got Henderson! Thanks again!
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    Isle of Man help needed

    I just figured out I will be in the UK when the TT races are happening and I am going to try like he!! to get there for at least one day of racing. The problem I'm having is trying to figure out...
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    Thanks, R60us, for the heads up on the timing...

    Thanks, R60us, for the heads up on the timing chain. Makes perfect sense why the timing would never retard far enough, but it never occurred to me. I always wondered why BMW would make the points...
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    I too, have never found enough adjustment in the...

    I too, have never found enough adjustment in the backing plate to get the ignition timing where it needed to be. So, I have had to make the adjusting slots a little longer to retard the timing far...
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    I riding up from New Orleans to Indy for the...

    I riding up from New Orleans to Indy for the MotoGP in September with a stop in Birmingham to check out the Barber Museum!
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