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    Florida is out

    No equity in the offer. For a company owned by a Venture Capital organization not to offer equity is a bad sign. The search continues....
  2. I toured an Aegis cruiser while I was in a class...

    I toured an Aegis cruiser while I was in a class in the Hampton Roads area. I had about 18 years in the US Army at the time. The ship was in port and it was a day off for the crew. At one point...
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    Earlier this year I bought a 1979 R100S (/7). It...

    Earlier this year I bought a 1979 R100S (/7). It already had the luggage rack installed but had no bags. I ordered a set of Krauser bags made by Siebenrock from this place:

    www.bmw2valve.com
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  4. How this turned out

    I thought I would close the loop on this thread now the summer riding season is behind us.

    Our daughter came home from high school at the end of May and attended the BRC here in northern Virginia...
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    This move would be a job-related move. I have...

    This move would be a job-related move. I have looked at some of the other considerations such as cost of living, and tax treatment (PA won't tax my military retirement!). I used Valley Forge as the...
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    1979 R100S gas mileage

    The carbs are Bings and the bike has had a tune up and been looked over by our local BMW mechanic. This morning we went for a ride and I followed my wife who rode the R100S while I rode her F700GS. ...
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    1979 r100s gas mileage

    Hello all. I recently bought a 1979 R100S with 92K miles on it. It has Dyna III Electronic Ignition and the Brembo brake (1981) update done. I have put about 1500 miles on it and so far I am...
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    Decisions, decisions

    Hello Nor'easters. I am considering taking a new job and moving from our long-time home in Northern Virginia. Since we arrived here in 1997, the sprawl has moved further west and now it takes...
  9. Thread: Dog trailers

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    Penny the Wonder Dog

    Here are a couple of shots of Penny over the past 5 or so year

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  10. Thread: Dog trailers

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    Dog trailers

    I'm not sure whether this should go in the Gear forum or here in the Motorrad (i.e., general) Forum.

    My wife has mentioned getting a trailer to bring our dog along on our camping rides. Our dog...
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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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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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