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by dougie
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: MOTORCYCLING
Topic: BMW Concept Lac Rose ?
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: BMW Concept Lac Rose ?

This is my daily rider. Did a full service, tires, tune up with valve check, oil and filter change in one afternoon. If I get old and weaker I can lower it without buying anything. The forks can be reconfigured to sit lower and the rear linkage has lower position set up. You just have to buy a shor...
by dougie
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: MOTORCYCLING
Topic: BMW Concept Lac Rose ?
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: BMW Concept Lac Rose ?

Sibbo wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:38 pm
Nup, a lighter bike is my main requirement.
Sorry Sibbo, that link didn't go where I thought. Try this - http://www.cycleworld.com/2017-bmw-g-31 ... -adv-crown
(wet weight 374 lbs.)
by dougie
Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: MOTORCYCLING
Topic: More Isle of Man insanity!........
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: More Isle of Man insanity!........

Joey Dunlop said the Isle of Man track is 37 miles long and 1 foot wide.
I would love to speed along that mountain road, but first I would have to grow a much bigger pair. :oops:
by dougie
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Upgrades / Modernization
Replies: 27
Views: 802

Re: Upgrades / Modernization

Anyone remember GSPD?
I took his advice for a headlight bulb. A PIAA H4 Extreme White Plus (same 55/60 watts). Straight swap.
First time I used it at night I was convinced.
by dougie
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Independent mechanics in Toronto area.
Replies: 11
Views: 344

Re: Independent mechanics in Toronto area.

Thomas at FKN did a good valve job for me. Also installed a TimeSert for the valve cover stud.
by dougie
Wed May 31, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Disc drag
Replies: 14
Views: 361

Re: Disc drag

I use Dow Corning 111 compound for all things rubber. Heavy bodied silicone grease with a very wide heat tolerance range.
Bought it at a bearing supply.
by dougie
Wed May 24, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Upgrades / Modernization
Replies: 27
Views: 802

Re: Upgrades / Modernization

What ZM said.
+1
by dougie
Mon May 08, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: MOTORCYCLING
Topic: Oz-Boxerworks - Spring run
Replies: 176
Views: 6378

Re: Oz-Boxerworks - Spring run

Rob wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:01 pm
Damn! You Ozzies are tough! All we hear about in the U.S. is "which bar is best for the RS, that still fits?" :lol:
The RS weighs 500 lbs., the flat bars are 22" wide, and Jeff rides his like a motocross bike! :shock: