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    Sticky: I had the same thoughts, at first. the more I...

    I had the same thoughts, at first. the more I look at it, the more I think I may just re-do it as it is. Unique, although some would say hideous.
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    Sticky: Is there anyway you could try to verify if this...

    Is there anyway you could try to verify if this is your friends old bike? Really don't have any history on the bike, rumored to have in excess of 300M miles.
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    Sticky: I understand what you are saying, most of my...

    I understand what you are saying, most of my purist airhead friends say the same thing. Re-do it just as it is.
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    Sticky: fresh out of 5 years of storage

    Just bought this "project" 1974 R90S. It has a lot of period correct options, (the biggest gas tank I've ever seen, Avon Lynx 4 piece fairing, fallert oil sump, solo and dual seats, lester mag...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the compliment. I really like the 78...

    Thanks for the compliment. I really like the 78 airheads, especially the RS. The lines on this model are just great, and easy to work on. The MS will be gone tomorrow, sold to a guy in California....
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    Sticky: three 78s

    Three years ago I decided I needed a project bike. Picked up the S in Fort Collins Colorado in 2009. It was a "garage find", hadn't moved since 1988. Next was the RS Motorsport in 2009, it was...
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    Sticky: Woody, the R75/5 is one of my favorites, great...

    Woody,
    the R75/5 is one of my favorites, great color, great bike.

    Regards,

    Bert
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    Sticky: 1978 R100Rs

    Just finished a redo of this RS. Bike runs good at speed, however idles rough, (still needs a bit of tweaking).
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    Sticky: thanks for the reply. I've inquired to some RS...

    thanks for the reply.
    I've inquired to some RS owners about the bar backs, got mixed reaction. some say it's not the right thing to do on this bike, others really like the more relaxed riding...
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    Sticky: Love your RS. Is that factory paint? The color...

    Love your RS. Is that factory paint? The color is absolutely stunning.

    Regards,

    bert
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    Sticky: valve covers?

    Really like your bike. Question, what's the brand of valve covers? They look great.

    Regards,

    bert
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    Sticky: You have good eyes, I'm just north of the phoenix...

    You have good eyes, I'm just north of the phoenix mountain preserve in the 24th street and Cactus area. What kind of BMW did you buy?

    Bert
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    Sticky: The paint job was done by Eric Lussier, 2nd...

    The paint job was done by Eric Lussier, 2nd Avenue Scooters. He's a one man shop and is really talented. He's does work for local people as well as out of state. What I like about Eric is his...
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    Sticky: I'm not very good with the forum yet, having...

    I'm not very good with the forum yet, having trouble understanding the various ways to communicate and attach photos. Here's a pic of the finished product. It's about 99% done, still needs some...
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    Sticky: After 8 months of tearing it apart and putting it...

    After 8 months of tearing it apart and putting it back together, this is the finished product, (the only thing left to do is the two mirrors).
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    Sticky: Don, Maybe we could start a trend?? Regards,...

    Don,
    Maybe we could start a trend??

    Regards,

    bert
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    Sticky: Good eyes on the valve covers, Mark. While I...

    Good eyes on the valve covers, Mark. While I didn't notice it until you mentioned it, I did put them back on correctly when I completed the redo, (probably just got lucky). Will post a pic of the...
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    Sticky: 78 r100s

    This is a pic of my 1978 R100S. The bike had been stored in a garage in Fort Collins Colorado for about 23 years. I bought the bike in September of 2009 and tore it down to the frame which started...
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    new airhead member

    Hello,

    I've been a member of the MOA for several years but this is my first attempt at posting on this forum. This is a test.

    Currently finishing a new (to me) 1978 R100S redo. If I can...
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