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by San Arthur
Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long trip preparation inquiry
Replies: 97
Views: 3158

This is the list so far:

Things to take with me: ELECTRICAL • voltage regulator • spark plugs • spark plug wire and cap • condensor • points • spare coil • Ignition • spare bulbs • spare cables • some wire • very bright LED tail lamp • foot of electrical tape TIRES • tire repair kit • spare tube • air pump • good tire irons...
by San Arthur
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long trip preparation inquiry
Replies: 97
Views: 3158

Day light, if everything goes according to plan, yeah right....

I don't think Murphy's law apply to BMW's 1958 R26 and it's riders?

We are supposed to ride only during day light, but I will follow your advice and bring extra bulbs and use bicycling rear lights.
Thanks scottiesharpe.
by San Arthur
Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long trip preparation inquiry
Replies: 97
Views: 3158

Thanks for your suggestions

Kurt, is good to know there are e few /2 in town, we should get/ride together, weather permitting. Please PM me. Bruce thanks for your suggestions and yes the battery is brand new. My itinerary looks like this: Day 1, 116 miles; Day 2, 203 miles; Day 3, 120 miles; Day 4, about 160 miles; Day 5, 110 ...
by San Arthur
Wed Aug 03, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Long trip preparation inquiry
Replies: 97
Views: 3158

Long trip preparation inquiry

Dear riders: I’m taking a 1,200 mile ride on my ’58 R26 next October. 8 days long, from San Antonio to the Big Bend National Park and back. We’ll have a truck with trailer following us, so if things come to worst I could always pack my things and ride in the truck for the remainder. The bike is in g...