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by skyler.robbins
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: New guy w/ 1959 R50, knows nothing, tons of questions
Replies: 14
Views: 534

Re: New guy w/ 1959 R50, knows nothing, tons of questions

Right on!
You're going to love riding that..
by skyler.robbins
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: New guy w/ 1959 R50, knows nothing, tons of questions
Replies: 14
Views: 534

Re: New guy w/ 1959 R50, knows nothing, tons of questions

Congrats!
I'd say keep the patina and get it running reliably/safe.

Post pictures.. we love that here!
by skyler.robbins
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Hard starting r69s
Replies: 14
Views: 1707

Re: Hard starting r69s

I just bought a 1969 R600 US and I have the same starting problem. Wont start when kicked, runs good if bump start. There is gas, air, spark. Is this due to a weak Magneto, and a weak spark at starting. Am I correct that since the engine runs on a Mag and thus does not need a battery to run. Thanks...
by skyler.robbins
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: /2 Sidestand seems too short
Replies: 5
Views: 416

Re: /2 Sidestand seems too short

Do you have the Flanders style?
Mine has a tad more of a lean than I like.. I only end up using it for quick stops and never start the bike with it when in use.
by skyler.robbins
Mon Dec 28, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: So where do you live and ride?
Replies: 41
Views: 5646

Re: So where do you live and ride?

Portland Oregon here...
Mainly ride around The Gorge, Willamette Valley or Astoria area and here in Portland.
Have ridden a few times up in the Mt. Vernon Washington area.

Rob
by skyler.robbins
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Hard starting r69s
Replies: 14
Views: 1707

Re: Hard starting r69s

What's your plug gap?
Compression?
by skyler.robbins
Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long Engine Warm Up ‘55-‘69
Replies: 6
Views: 1141

Re: Long Engine Warm Up ‘55-‘69

Mine is cold blooded... I let it idle for a couple minutes while getting my helmet on and such.. and it takes a couple miles of driving before it's happy.
by skyler.robbins
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Sluggish Acceleration R50 -SOLVED!
Replies: 12
Views: 1330

Re: Sluggish Acceleration R50

Air/fuel mixture?
3 or 4 rpm sounds weirdly low.. what do you mean?
by skyler.robbins
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Sheepskin covers..
Replies: 12
Views: 1745

Re: Sheepskin covers..

Hello Scottie,
Here's the place...
https://sheepskinoforegon.com
Friendly people, promt.
Not sure what they would charge for shipping and such.
I asked the person to save the template for future orders, but not sure if he understood what I meant.

Rob
by skyler.robbins
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Sheepskin covers..
Replies: 12
Views: 1745

Re: Sheepskin covers..

Haha... okay thanks guys about the lenses... too many eagle eyes on forum! I'm experimenting with handlebar adjustment heights/angles and I didn't bother to rotate the blinker lenses. But I was really posting on here regarding the seat cover..hahaha. I'll give more updates as far as keeping the ass ...