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  1. Right on--thanks

    Right on.

    I reviewed Pokie's website....lots of good info. Already planning my MX sessions and many more rides this year. Can't wait!

    Every non-bmw person I show a picture of the bike to...
  2. Great looking bike and sidecar too Jim!

    Great looking bike and sidecar too Jim!
  3. Thanks

    Thanks Jim for the info!

    I just ordered one of the throttle locks and registered at chromeheads. On my short list is to clean the bike up, change all the fluids, get a decent/small windshield...
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    Sticky: Brian's R1200C

    <a href="http://s376.photobucket.com/albums/oo207/brainep/R1200C/?action=view&amp;current=CORailroadMuseum.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
  5. Arrived Alive

    Besides the state trooper wave, the other main funny story was that I had to keep wiping the ice off my visor while crossing from CO to KS yesterday morning. Without a windshield I was a popsicle. ...
  6. Arrived Alive -- more later

    I made it back alive just before midnight last night just ahead of the bad weather/snow in CO and west KS and have a couple little stories (more later). The best involves doing about 90 and not...
  7. Suggestions? Picking up a '98 R1200C and riding it from Denver to StL

    Howdy:
    I am flying out to Denver tomorrow to pick up a, new to me, '98 R1200C and ride it back to my home in the St Louis area. I've mainly been an airhead guy up to this point.

    Any...
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    Used to have R75 with Velorex -- about done w-R90/6 w-Bender Florin

    Here's a picture of my hack I sold late last year.
    http://i376.photobucket.com/albums/oo207/brainep/R75%20Hack%20for%20sale/AddiintheHack.jpg

    I am about done with my R90/6 hack project that I...
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    Sticky: Great R90/6

    Great bike Zac....glad you are enjoying it and that Dave Clark at Forever Endeavors was able to help you out.

    Ride safe!
    (the 2nd owner)
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    Will do Howard....thanks for the generous offer!...

    Will do Howard....thanks for the generous offer! :>)

    Thanks again for all the help guys. This is a great community. Have a good weekend. BK
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    Thanks for your input....good advice. As they...

    Thanks for your input....good advice. As they say, hindsight is 20/20. And those screws are much easier to get to when that dang tub, toolkit, etc are not in the way....like when the seat is up. ...
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    Thanks.....she was the one I've been looking for...

    Thanks.....she was the one I've been looking for a little while.

    And yes, this does serve as a good reminder to lube the latches....I did my other bikes today too just for good measure!
    ...
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    Success!!!

    I just got it open!!!! Thanks for all your advice.

    I did drill out the lock and applied pressure to the post from the bottom....hated to do that & don't recommend it, but it worked!

    Thanks...
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    I've sprayed the lock, the button, the sides of...

    I've sprayed the lock, the button, the sides of the lock & the button, and from the backside the receptacle where the seat locks in (took the rt cover off)....basically anywhere I could get to.
    ...
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    Thanks folks....yes I've tried the hard sitting...

    Thanks folks....yes I've tried the hard sitting up and down, moving left and right, hitting it with a rubber mallet, wood block, cursing, giving it the evil eye, praying, spraying some more WD-40 and...
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    76 R90S seat won't unlatch--suggestions?

    Ok, I am stumped....my R90S seat will not come up normally when I press the button & the button is almost all the way in (it won't pop back out like normal). It appears to be stuck in the slot. IT...
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    Rear Rack

    It actually a Krauser set-up that includes the rear rack. I don't typically put the bags (standard Krauser BMW suitcases) on the side because I have so much storage room in the hack. I also like...
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    Thanks folks for your advice. Nathan, good to...

    Thanks folks for your advice. Nathan, good to hear you are enjoying your bikes after all the hard work. That seems to be the same issue....bad/old o-rings that disintegrated.

    So both o-rings are...
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    Thanks

    Yep, the o-ring was gone from the right idle jet. Luckily I had a replacement and also checked the one on the left carb....it was flattened, dry, and ready to disintegrate too. When I get some free...
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    Sticky: I could see why you fell in love....beautiful...

    I could see why you fell in love....beautiful bike. Congrats on a nice find!

    I hope you enjoy it while you ride the wheels off it :>)
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    "DO NOT SMOKE while performing!" I only smoke...

    "DO NOT SMOKE while performing!" I only smoke when I am on fire! Or with a good friend and a good stogie :>)

    As I mentioned previously....I've cleaned the tank, petcocks, and installed new fuel...
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    The stock tube that comes out the right side was...

    The stock tube that comes out the right side was never removed....the PO (previous owner) just added a piece of clear tubing to the stock tube, cut a small slit in the left side of the air filter and...
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    More info

    Typically just a little black crud in the idle jet....the main jet has only been clogged once. The idle jet several more times. The previous owner did have a breather tube from the air filter...
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    Right Carb Idle Jet Always Clogs Up!

    I have a frustrating and constant carb issue with my 1975 R75 (with Velerox sidecar) just on the right side. The idle jet always gets clogged up.

    I remove the idle jet, blow it out, replace it,...
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    Sticky: Choke & sidecovers

    "Can you get on and ride from cold on your bike, or does it take 5-10 mins of warm-up? Mine starts right up from cold with some choke, but I need to let her sit and idle for 5-10 mins before I can...
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