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1Back to top Go down   New Member Empty New Member on Thu May 04, 2017 9:33 pm

MIBrick

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Hell, K100 forum. New member, new Flying Brick owner. Picked up my 86 K100RS yesterday. It's resting comfortably under a bike cover in the garage after the 2.5 hour trip home.  Next steps: registration and insurance.

    

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RicK G

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Welcome to the Knuthaus the nurse will be along soon to escort you to your cell. New Member 177912


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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

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JR_K100RS

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Welcome , we like piccies here , got any to share ?

John Re

Melbourne Australia


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Diamond Grey ( 617 ) 1987 K100RS ( European Delivery ) Original owner
    

4Back to top Go down   New Member Empty Re: New Member on Fri May 05, 2017 7:53 am

MIBrick

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Thanks for the welcome.  As for a picture, well, there's this one:

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Very Happy

    

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MIBrick

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Alright, enough silliness...here is one from last weekend, when I first went to check it out:

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Chocolate

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Welcome here!

The bike looks well looked after.
If it's good maintained you have a great bike.

Did you clean it so nice?

Cheers from Germany


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7Back to top Go down   New Member Empty Re: New Member on Fri May 05, 2017 8:12 am

MIBrick

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The bike is well maintained. I bought from the second owner, who is responsible for maintaining it in the pristine condition he bought it in (6300 miles, currently). He stored it in his family room over winters so it would stay warm. There's a lot of pride in ownership evident.

I hand checked various hoses (grabbed and squeezed) and there wasn't one that felt crunchy or overly soft. The only checking I can find in rubber parts is on the front tire, and that's fairly light. I'm not sure if I want to replace it with another Metzler Lasertec or something else. Rear tire was new last year, so that one is fine. I'll drain the oil and replace; probably the coolant (and flush) as well. Mostly for my peace of mind.

    

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92KK 84WW Olaf

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Lasertec and me don't like each other.

I don't know what your climate locally is like but here where it gets cold and wet in winter I find them horrible.

Lots of posts on tyre types some use Bridgestone BT45 but also others are using Avons, Pilot Road 3 and more in similar conditions.

I suspect too that the tyres may well be too aged from lack of use AND from being kept in a warm living room! Check the manufacturing codes on the sidewalls, it should give week and year as a 4 digit code. eg 3714 would be week 37 of 2014.

Your response to the photo request shows you will fit in on the forum here real good.!! Smashing looking K. Room for a few more of them too.

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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

9Back to top Go down   New Member Empty Re: New Member on Sun May 14, 2017 10:26 pm

MIBrick

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Thought I would update the thread with an actual picture I took whilst out and about on the bike.  That front tire really needs to go, but I can't bear to just let it sit in the garage waiting...

New Member Img_2012

    

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goalie94

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Super clean bike!!!! What part of Michigan are you from?

    

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