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by Rob
Fri May 11, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Rain Riding
Replies: 7
Views: 182

Re: Rain Riding

I got stuck in pouring rain last night. In retrospect, I would have been smart to sit it out for a half hour or so. Visibility was very poor. Been there. My coat was a combo rain-proof that did it's job admirably, but my pants were mesh and my jeans were soaked by the time I got to work. Luckily, I...
by Rob
Tue May 08, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Good ride in Northeast?
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Good ride in Northeast?

I forget where you are.
Which 3 states make up this particular tri-state?
by Rob
Thu May 03, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Only one is fast
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Only one is fast

So, only one of those bikes has passed you?
by Rob
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: K bikes
Topic: K75 new but used
Replies: 22
Views: 955

Re: K75 new but used

Oh hell yes, the injectors will need cleaning.
They are your carburetors.
by Rob
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: '84 R100RT w/sidecar
Replies: 7
Views: 431

Re: '84 R100RT w/sidecar

I would say, if you are interested in sidecaring, it could be a good deal. Sidecar brand? Aftermarket front end?

If you are planning on making a solo bike out of it, I would keep on looking.
by Rob
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Trippin' in southeast Oz
Replies: 13
Views: 1642

Re: Trippin' in southeast Oz

Cool and interesting photos, Charlie. Does it get hard to mount the bike when you have so much leg swinging space taken up by bags? Chuey I have heard (never tried it, myself), that one kicks up their right foot and puts it on the seat, or all the way over, if you are lucky, and then slides on over...
by Rob
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: moving pictures
Replies: 12
Views: 3006

Re: moving pictures

Chuey wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:08 am
Did she sing "Stop pretending that you like my head"?

Chuey
I'm not finding anything with that title, Chuey.

As for the Divinyls, I kind of like their "noise". I must be a damn liberal, or sumpthin'.
by Rob
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: K bikes
Topic: K75 new but used
Replies: 22
Views: 955

Re: K75 new but used

Gibson wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:17 pm
...it cost 90 bucks though...
Did you tell him to have a nice weekend? ;)
by Rob
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Some wisdom
Replies: 6
Views: 387

Re: Some wisdom

11. To be a great mechanic at affordable rates you have to do jobs several times before you can get it 100% right. A great or just a good mechanic gets it 100% right the first time by researching the situation before hand . I agree, but you need to have lots of time. It takes more time to do it sev...
by Rob
Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1432

Re: R75/5 choke stopped working

hal wrote:
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:57 am
I converted my left carb to something like this, took away the cable on the rhs. Find it starts well with only one side enriched.
+1

Best mod to any CV Bing-equipped airhead.