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    Central Europe in August with Edelveiss

    I am riding with Edelweiss Motorcycle Tours this August on their "Best of Europe" tour and am looking for advice on riding apparel. We will be in German, France, Switzerland, and Austria. How warm...
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    Does someone know what years and models will...

    Does someone know what years and models will "bolt up"?
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    Double disc-ing R90/6 front brakes

    I want better brakes and am considering dual disc front brakes for my R90/6. Will this dramatically improve my braking? Parts are difficult to come by and very expensive. I was wondering if the dual...
  4. 1975 R90/6: Lithium Battery Powered heating vests/jackets. Anyone used one?

    I am familiar with the 12 volt systems that run off the bike's battery, but since I live in NC and don't ride more than 2 hours at a time in cold/cool weather (30-45 degrees) I am considering battery...
  5. Venture Portable 7.4 volt battery heated vests/gloves vs 12 volt heated vests/gloves?

    Earlier I posted a comparison between heated grips and heated gloves and many of you weighed in with some sage tips. Thanks. I was just about to purchase some heated gloves when I stumbled upon the...
  6. Regardless of price which is better: Heated gloves or heated grips?

    I ride a 1975 R90/6 and am strongly considering either heated gloves or heated grips. I have upgraded to electronic ignition (Omega III). Please advise.
  7. Same old thing

    I just drained the oil again after riding for less than 50 miles and have the same problem. The oil is milky brown and I have not washed the bike nor has it been driven in the rain. I will flush it...
  8. 1975 R90/6 Funky rear shaft housing oil color

    Yesterday, I changed the engine, transmission and drive train fluids (engine oil, transmission, and rear shaft housing, final rear drive). The transmission and rear shaft and front shaft drive all...
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    Thanks Paul. That was a very important tip since...

    Thanks Paul. That was a very important tip since I had stiction problems in the past and don't want to go down that path again.
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    I am the original owner of a 1975 R90/6 and it...

    I am the original owner of a 1975 R90/6 and it has never had the heads off, it does not smoke, nor burn oil. In fact, it has the original brakes (front and rear), original clutch, and original black...
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    Telefix or San Jose fort brace fora R90/6?

    Which is better (stronger, less expensive, more aesthetic looking, etc.? I don't like that the Telefix compresses the rubber fork boot like a sagging sock, but if it is stronger I can always just...
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    Thanks everyone. I did not know the lightbulb...

    Thanks everyone. I did not know the lightbulb trick. And yes I was going through several fuses the way I was troubleshooting.
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    1975 R90/6: Brakes causing fuse to fail

    When I apply the brakes the upper 8 amp fuse in the headlight bucket pops. It only happens when I apply either the front or the back brake. Prior to that everything else works fine ... horn, lights,...
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    Thanks for the EBay referral but I have a 1975...

    Thanks for the EBay referral but I have a 1975 R90/6 and the one on EBay would not fit my bike.
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    Most aerodynamic frame mount fairing for R90/6?

    Seems the consensus is frame mounts over handlebar mounts for handling, which begs the question. What is the most aerodynamic frame mount fairing for a 1975 R90/6?
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    Thanks everyone. I am glad I tested the waters...

    Thanks everyone. I am glad I tested the waters here first. I was about to make the plunge and plunk out a big chunk of money for a fairing that I would be disappointed with. You have to love these...
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    Frame vs. Handlebar fairing

    Please respond only if you have actually used both types of fairings. I need product tested feedback, not opinions (sorry to be so blunt). I am considering buying an expensive handlebar mounted...
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    I have the metal turn signal brackets so the...

    I have the metal turn signal brackets so the light grounds internally to the bracket, but exactly where? Does the bracket contact the side of the light bulb to ground?
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    R90/6 turn signals

    Are there two wires (a positive and a ground) running to the front turn signals? If not how does the turn signal ground? I see only only one wire. Please advise. Thanks
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    Surprisingly, tonight it started up as usual. I...

    Surprisingly, tonight it started up as usual. I did a battery check and it never dropped below 10 volts and held a steady 12 volts while running. Battery is less than four months old so I never...
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    Thanks for the tips. I will check it out tonight...

    Thanks for the tips. I will check it out tonight and hopefully be reporting back the solution. I love these forums. It sure beats taking my bike to the shop for things that I can do myself.
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    R90/6 not starting

    Bike has been running well all summer. For the first time today it would not start after riding it for 3 miles. When I pressed the start button there was a faint click sound. The sound seems to be...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I'm going to replace the...

    Thanks for the feedback. I'm going to replace the shoes ... it can't be that expensive can it? Is EBC the brand most of you would use? I'm also looking for front disc pads that grab more than what I...
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    adjusting the gear shift lever on R90/6

    I just recently added Henry's running boards and like them, but now it is a little tight shifting. I started to remove the gear shift lever so I can remount it a little higher, but as I backed out...
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    What is the thickness that I should have and can...

    What is the thickness that I should have and can you determine this w/o removing the rear wheel? Thanks for any advice.
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