The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

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ME 109 wrote:Five minutes after those worrying thoughts I was walking out to my workshop and had to stop and give way to a 6' eastern grey roo hopping through my yard. He stopped 25 feet from me and started having a chew on my lawn. I stood there and said hello and looked at all the other roos that were around my house. They're everywhere. Most always I can count 10-20 if I walk around the house and look far and near. I have counted over 30 at times
I look out my kitchen window in the mornings and look at roos eating my lawn.
There are about four roos with joeys in their pouches, popping their heads out for a feed as mum eats.
Do you even bother to own a lawnmower?

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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by bbelk » Tue May 21, 2013 6:30 pm

Ron Moss wrote:2013 rally photos
http://www.flickr.com/photos/18637153@N03/
The pictures are great! I sooooo wish I could have been there.

Ken: the beard looks great!

Randy: I see you found some lowers.

Anyone: Whats the story on the huge cargo trailer backed up to the parachute.

Tim: what happened to your avitar?
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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by Ken in Oklahoma » Tue May 21, 2013 7:07 pm

bbelk wrote:Anyone: Whats the story on the huge cargo trailer backed up to the parachute.

I'm the proud owner of that monster Brad. I bought it to haul motorcycles and other stuff to and back from Boise. It's a tad bit roomier than I needed. But my brother in law (who sold it to me) said it was a real good deal. And if you can't trust your brother in law, who can you trust. Right? Right? Right? Somebody please tell me I'm right about brother in laws.

Ultimately it will make a great toy hauler complete with rudimentary "living" quarters. Being a self proclaimed marshmallow butt rider, it would be the perfect rig to go rallying I figure.


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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by bbelk » Tue May 21, 2013 8:30 pm

Ken in Oklahoma wrote:
it would be the perfect rig to go rallying

Ken
let's make it so
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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by montmil » Wed May 22, 2013 10:20 am

The home chores do build up when the cat's away...

Living on Motrin and stick-on heat pads for a few days with not a lot of sympathy from SWWBO, aka: the Chief-of-the-House. :lol:

Here's my 2013 Rally snaps. Looking forward to seeing Randy's more gooder Rally photos.

Great peeps, wonderful food and bevs, challenging weather for the ride up and back. What's not to like?

Monte Jeez, Ken's driveway is really slippery Miller

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Re: R65 brake lever pressure The Official Thread

Post by Doug in Arlington » Wed May 22, 2013 5:34 pm

The R65 lever pressure issue certainly appears to be the larger cylinder now on the bike, which is stamped "16", the larger of the two choices, not the "13", the smaller diameter.

You guys are good, diagnosing an issue on a bike not even there.

I found the below while researching the issue.

You guys are the greatest! Larry, Duane, thanks tons.



"A 1” master cylinder creates 127.4 PSI as compared to a 7/8” master cylinder which is 166.7 PSI based on your foot making 100 pounds of force at the master cylinder. It is important to consider that the smaller cylinder makes more pressure but the smaller bore will move less fluid. More travel will be needed to make up for the reduction in fluid moved by a 7/8” master cylinder as compared to the larger 1”. Carl explains further in the next section."

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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by Crunch » Wed May 22, 2013 9:41 pm

So now the options are 1) find the smaller master cylinder, or 2) install a second disc on the front. See how easy it is?

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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by Doug in Arlington » Fri May 24, 2013 1:08 pm

Re master cylinder

I actually thought about that. It might be easier to source, got be be more $$$

Doug

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Re: The Official Thread for the May 2013 Boxerworks Rally

Post by montmil » Sat May 25, 2013 1:37 pm

Doug,

Don't know if you're aware of the R65 forum http://www.bmwr65.org/ but there's wealth of info available for the sporty R65 and LS series bikes.

It's my understanding that a couple peeps have swapped in -fairly painlessly- the entire front end from a K-75. Crunch and I would enjoy spending your money, No Problemo! :roll:
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