anti-insurgent edition>Motorcycle Shitposting & Brand Pragmatism>Motorcycle Questions & Answers>Motorcycle Tips & Tricks>Motorcycle Gear & Accessories>Motorcycle Pics & Webms>Motorcycle Boipucci Rating>Motorcycle Chicken Strip Support Group>Motorcycle Rider Singles Dating AdviceMeet, fight, fuck, find local cemeteries to hang about in, and remove kebab with:>https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?msa=0&mid=1YwqbzbdRjMAItdOZPktcND3Nr98No bike? Start here:>>16832630 # Ergonomics simulator:>http://cycle-ergo.comBeginner bikes:>http://a2bikes.co.uk/Crash helmet safety info:>https://www.crash.org.au/>https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/Previous dbt thread:>>20681870
first for boomers and meth
>>20685380>Riding diesel dirtbike on deck of aircraft carrierBased
anyone ever ride a honda nighthawk s? kind of want one, they look fucking great, and there are a few around $1500 near me.
>ywn get to be a dirtbike courier carrying sitreps and/or intel to the front lines and backwhy live?
Let me tell you no-bike fags lurking the thread benchingracing all the time.You're all worthless, really worthless. Look at me, I'm 23 and in my prime all because of my sportsbike. Girls wanna fuck me all the time, I always have guys on their 300's stuttering about how my bike is too fast or I'm gonna kill myself on it. I laugh at them and revbomb them after I pick up their girlfriend for the night.Fact of the matter is, if you have a bike you're gonna get laid. But you're probably a faggot so maybe stick to your Prius or something while the real men ride and die.
Had a nice lil ride this evening. How was ur day folks?
>>20685441>non-squid pretending to be a squid>racing gloves, upper-mid tier helmet, jacket in backwhy?
>>20685450Had a lil company as well
>>20685450i do not like the way your bike is styled. but that has an big torky boi. i still hope u had fun, Anon
>>20685467Its ok anon, I like the way its styled. As long as you like ur bike nothing else matters
>>20685453Not pretending to be a squid. Dude's going for the glamour shot, obviously.
what are things that apply to smaller, nimbler dirtbikes that do not apply to larger, heavier dual sport motorcycles?
I just bought a trail bike for daily commute and small road trips, like 1 hour trips, and i want/need a case.Whats the best case for bikurus?>pic related
>>20685380>stuck on a GromS E E T H I N G
>>20685488small firty bikes are for poorfags and niggers.heavy sport bikes are for trash people with micro penises.
>>20685441so... This is the new pasta?
>>20685450My day was actually quite awful. That said, tomorrow will be better, lots of riding, and I'm getting some ass too.You guys know the drill. Post bikes in cemeteries.
gib me dis
>>20685509Good man! I think tomorrow i'll treat myself to a new "barcade" by me. Probably take the jeep though cuz I have errands to run :(
>>20685538Take the jeep so you can get shithoused at chuckycheese :)))
>>20685551Thug lyfe chose us, yo
>>20685554I'd fuck it
>>20685548If you're getting shithoused, always take the bike>if you die you won't kill anyone else>lean into turns with reckless abandon>body in comfy relaxed stance>less likely to get pulled over>can suiciderun from cops if you do
>look on Google maps for somewhere new to ride>find somewhere interesting>600km awayhmmm, how much do I want my ass to fall off>tfw trying to find new day trips but you've already done all the good ones to death
>>20685567I ate it>>20685568or you know, just get your woman to drive you. Let me guess, you're an incel who doesn't ride a suzuki? :)
>new grips on the way >New throttle tube on the way >Manual petcock conversion kit on the wayNice
>>20685578suzu bro should i get a gixxer 600 as a first bike? will i die?
>>206854410/10 apply yourself. Also suzuki a best.
>>20685087yeah $200 wouldn't kill me. They actually required the kickstand be ziptied during that event. That's why I was resting the bike by a fence.>>20685077I know, and I do shift my body into the corners, just not as much as I could, probably. My legs were sore at the end just from moving on the bike.
>>20685450I love your bike man. The chrome, the indian cylinders, the white. Fuckin nice.
>>20685509>tfw dropped it shortly afterFeels bad, man.
>>20685441>I'm 23 and in my primeNot with those noodle arms
>>20685509>getting some assWhat's his name?
>>20685536>2 smokeBut why?
>>20685598You dropped it? Shit man that sucks. How did that happen?
>>20685600I judge the fuck out of DYEL's that ride motorcycles
>>20685594:* thanks boo.>>20685621Still thinking I'll snag one of these in October when (if) it comes out
>>20685629How are you so rich?
>>20685608>sc>aftermarket ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''muffler''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''honestly why do people not just put on a regular titanium pipe?
>>20685627Lifting weights is overrated :p
>>20685621Second day of riding outside of a parking lot + trying to do a u-turn on a narrow street in second gear = stalled with the wheel turned and dropped like a rock.Up side is that the previous/original owner dropped it on both sides. All that happened is that the left crankcase cover has a few more scratches than it already had. You can see how it was already scratched in this pic.
>>20685630>rich Far from it my man. Grew up in poverty funny enough. Just got into a good career path is all
>>20685632>DYEL copeIf you cant deadlift your bike you shouldn't be riding it
>>20685633Shitty. Yeah I always downshift to 1st for u turns so I can slip the clutch while I do it. Oh well man live and learn.
>>20685641U just want me to post pics of me in my moist gym clothes. Ya nasty. ;)
>His bike isn't celestial
>>20685631Maybe it's more expensive for titanium?
>>20685651Yeah, that's how I learned to do it in the MSF course. Difference was that I had a car coming up from behind. Instead of sitting on the side waiting for him to pass then doing the u-turn I tried to quickly pull it off. Lesson learned, though.
>>20685652No homo bro
>>20685670Far out mannnn
>>20685678When in doubt go full grandpa mode
>>20685680It is inconvenient when you get to big though. Hard to find gear that fits right :/
ha;lp. What is the mileage point on a honda shadow the indicates it is halfway through it's regular lifespan? I am used to looking through used cars but I'm not sure what constitutes a well-ridden shadow. [spoiler]i am the night[/spoiler]
>>20685693Gear isn't as bad as getting clothes for daily wear. Either they are tight around the neck, arms, and chest, or I have way too much excess material around my stomach.
>benchracing weight of motorcycles>unironically lifting weights and adding more mass JUST for the aesthetic>not having a twink body for maximum weight bonuses and aerodynamicspshh
>>20685700I've heard the rule of thumb is 30 to 100 bike miles to car miles, but desu I think it's just because people don't maintain their bikes as well, and ride them harder than most drive.
>>20685741So that matches what I've heard for about 1000 miles a year being about the regular total. So a 2003 honda with 30k miles for 3k$ (it's real purdy) is about right?
>>20685633CB1100 for a first bike? Right on.
>>20685726I just wear baggy clothes. Doesn't bother me much really. But I'd rather have a problem fitting through a doorway than not being able to see my feet when I look down lol
>>20685740But I lift weighed and ride a cruiser! Yeee
>>20685777>I lift weighedlike adding a carbon fiber spoiler on a stock civic
>>20685589We all die, eventually.
>>20685786I have had a few drinks. Spellcheck is for suckers
should I buy a used monster 796pic related
>want a full exhaust system>don't want it to be loudwhat do
>>20685810>cuckatiJust get an anime bike so it doesn't break down
>>20685825not all full exhaust systems are loud as shit. For the dorsoduro 750 for example the silmotor exhaust is barely louder (2 dB) and unironically quiter than stock at highway 130kph-ish, probably due to reduced droning.>glass pack>don't rev high>keep db killers in>good stock bikeyou should be okay with those 4
>>20685726That's what the tailor is for.
>>20685771Original plan was to get a Guzzi V7 and to get a CB1100 down the line. Ended up getting a good deal on the CB1100 so went for that instead. The acceleration is very linear and so far I haven't had any more difficulty than on the MSF bikes. It is definitely heavier, though.
Asking from prev thread.When a headgasket blows or coolant somehow gets in the oil, basically does the shit in coolant destroy a carbon kevlar clutch?
>>20685700It's not the miles, it's the crashes. Modern water-cooled bikes go 100K miles on the regular, unless totaled.
>>20685674>he thinks sc isn't expensive as shit for a glorified canI specifically said a regular titanium pipe because those SC CRT ones are a regular piece of titanium. >80 euros extra for a titanium mesh over the exhaust itselflmao
>>20685849probably not. Will fuck your crank bearings, though.
>>20685774Baggy clothes make me look dumpy. It's not a style that I can pull off.>>20685840I'm too cheap to pay to have all my clothes altered. That would require buying better quality clothes to justify the cost of altering, too.
>>20685825are you worried about bother other people? if not, just wear earplugs
>>20685867I don't know where you are, but it can be really cheap. Like $2 each to make your shirts fit right. Prices vary a lot, but you want the everyday tailor or seamstress, not the dressmaker or custom-suit guy.You can always ask a well-dressed Big Girl for a recommendation, or check yelp.
>tfw own the exact same outfit>8 white long sleeve generic t shirts or 2 white t shirts>4 pairs of black pants or 1 black shorts>2 pairs of plain black vanswhen ridan>white helmet>black and white jacket>black pants>black and white gloves>black and white bootshonestly suprised nobody just calls me penguinrider or some shit. also literally no one has ever called me out on wearing the same clothes every day. neat
>>20685909>>20685909the korean dry cleaner down the street does mine.
>>20685868I'm worried a cop will pull me over and force me to get an inspection. I'd have to put the full system with the cat back on. I already wear earplugs and I am careful not to rev too high in residential areas.
>>20685554No need to get buttblased, Mr. Deer, it was just a small collision.
i bet keanu reeves browses /dbt/
>>20685867I don't stress over how I look. Mostly just wear band shirts n jeans anyway
>>20685966>tfw nobike>>20685958That faggot should donate to help us get bikes so we can ride around with him and troll him about boipussy
>on my way to frens on seben fiddy>two marines pull up in a Camero>"what is that a 600?">sure>"race ya">green light>don't even try, still blow their doors off>next light>"AYY BRUH JUST SEND IT SICK BIKE">lol yeet>green light>launch>the thing fucking power wheelies after 10k>shifted with the front still up>dick status: errect>belief that only liters could power wheelie is shattered>apparently 750s can too
>>20685979Really? You bothered to delete and repost your shitpost but still spelled erect wrong?
>>20685979>belief that only liters could power wheelie is shattered>babbies first realization of what tork is
>>20685997Look breh, I ride a gixxer. You expect me to be smrt?
>>20686063Cuckanon, sad anon, sister anon. Take you pick.
>>20686108>sister anonpost sister
reminder that Suzuki is the worst of the jap 4>poorest jap company>bikes havent been updated in decades>lies about weight and power figures>consistently worst in class>generally heavier and less power than competitors >poor build quality>cheaper metals
>>20686142SHOULDA GOT A HARLEY, RIGHT BROTHER!!!
>>20685810I have one and I love it
>>20685670>>20685684Is this a factory/aftermarket sticker kit or did you specifically have it made up? Looks mad.
Need recommendations on a new jacket for hot weather
>>20686142Not sure, imho I think it's honda when looking at flagship bikes>ducati>eellll passione muh desmo, v2's that compete with i4's>aprilia>sicc sounding v4's, relatively affordable>kawasaki>nice krt based bike, superchargers being thrown in multiple bikes, even sports tourers>suzuki>cheap quality but also cheap price, and a nice VVT system out of their motogp bike>yamaha>decent quality except for that shitty oil channel through the crank in the 15 and 16 r1's. Good electronics and noice crossplane>bmw>lol dentist bike, nice VVL in the new s1krr>honda>mediocre bike that doesn't compete with anything, no link to any notable race bike, not even a v4 like their motogp bike, didn't produce a v5 cash grab eitherhonda a shit and has glass transmissions
>>20686142Nah man suzukis are the bestMine even love marking their territory
>>20685868not him but i once had an exhaust that was so loud it gave me ear fatigue even with earplugs in
>>20685380>>20685426>>20685410They usually bring $6k at surplus auction. Usually less than 100miles. Are they street legal tho?
>>20686178go shirtless #yolo
>>20686178Dainese perforated assen
>>20686187>both shitzukis leaking oillmao
>>20685777HELL YEAH BROTHER
>>20686187bost bopucci trapanon
>Tfw no VR Moto GP ridingLook at this fucking shithttps://youtu.be/Uwb2Gssg9Qo
>>20685810No get a suzuki sv650 and spend the extra cash on coke and hookers.
>>20686232Would be nice if they made a new i4 indian
>>20685760No. Hell no. Hellllll no.I got my VFR with 42k for $2000You should be able to get a Shadow with 10-20 for that kind of money, easily
>>20686240Right? How viable is the longitudinal config for a modern I4?
>>20685614Because 2 smoke is best stroke friend.
>>20686258No clue. Just think it would be cool to have lol. I'm sure the future of the company may hold a few surprises. Might get lucky
>>20686265No. It has its advantages (mainly power to weight) but is vastly inferior to 4 stroke.
>>20686170got any pics
>>20686258there are other bikes with longitudinal engines, like Moto Guzzi's, the R1200, and the Rocket III. The bigger question is if Indian is willing to put the development into it.
>>20686220How come you don't get accused of shilling when you mention dianese?
>>20686258longitudinal engines have the downside of rotational inertia and torque ruining stability, just look at those boss hoss meme bikes with the shitrod v8. boxers can cancel out a significant portion of the inertia, V engines less so but still a fair amount. inline not so much
should I get new pants or are jeans fine for riding?
I'm thinking about getting a rack for my bike and delivering food for GrubHubWhat's the worst that can happen?
>he thinks laying his bike down "properly" is a valid collision avoidance technique
>>20686346At least some such services refuse to employ motorcycles; check before spending the dosh.
>>20686357Nobody thinks that except cruiser-riding baby boomersTo be fair, their bikes are so heavy and their brakes are so shit that it probably does stop more quickly on its side
>>20686178I bought this Dianese mesh jacket 20 squid off ebay and it served me well during last year's 30 degree summer days.Not sure the exact model but you can find them by typing in "dianese mesh jacket" or "dianese summer jacket" on ebay. Basically any similar jacket with giant mesh panels to let air through will do the trick. >>20686336Get new trousers or armoured riding jeans. Regular jeans don't protect you at all and road rash is a bitch.
>>20686271Power to weight and the smell make it better. On/off powerband can be seen at a plus or minus. Sound is for sure love or hate.
>>20686336I consider jeans sufficient for surface streets unless you're a speed demon, but I won't do any significant SS distance without full-body abrasion protection, which ordinary street clothes obviously do not provide. Ultimately, it's your blood, and therefore your call, but I would encourage you to take a look at some road rash photos and do a little light reading on the potential sequelae of such injuries before deciding.
>>20686346I've kinda toyed with doing the same for deliveroo but I'd need to get a new bike because of London's new emissions regulations. Plus my current bike is overkill for the job and gets like 45mpg while a 125 gets something like 120. Realistically you'd get better pay working in McDonalds.
>>20686364>30CYou are like a little babby, it's 30C here now.
>>20686387I already have a job, this would just be side work. I'll continue thinking about it.
>>20686364>>20686383What about gloves and jacket? Right now I have a leather jacket and some icon gloves which don't have much padding. Any gloves you would recommend?
>>20686389Yeah that's why I specified the temps. Might not be a relevant recommendation for you if you live in New Texizona.
>>20686383Jeans are not sufficient for surface streetst. Came off at 10mph and needed wound dressing
>>20686394Icon's a'ight, my current cold-weather gloves are from them. Is your jacket specifically designed for riding? If so, does it have provision for a CE back protector? Is it sufficiently well-ventilated that you'll actually wear it all summer?
what lidl gear indicator should i buy
>>20686425because I'm a noob and put the baikuh in 2nd instead N often
>>20686428Fucking moron.Just dont ride motorcycles
>>20686404Perhaps I could have been a little clearer about that. When I said that I consider it sufficient, what I meant was that I find the risk of serious abrasive injury acceptably low, not that 65 kph is some sort of magical barrier beneath which road rash cannot occur, which it obviously isn't -- as anyone who's ever skinned his knee after tripping can readily attest.
>>20686421Are gp harness trainers a real thing? Would buy.
>>20686433Fuck you leather man.
>>20686415Yea it was designed for riding, but no place to put back protector and idk ventilation. It wasn't too hot when it was in the high 60s/low70s but that might've been because it was super windy. Are there really jackets that are both protective and well ventilated?
>>20686436Are grid girls still at job in motoGP? Feminazis got them fired from F1
>>20686438Fuck you pathetic anime no skill sad little girly
>>20686438>Honda dominates Ducati in feats of strength
>>20686443Shoebills are not allowed anywhere near motorcycles anyway, I think it would scare them.
>>20686444No fuck you. Not my fault I'm a 6"3 Chad with 1tonne grip in hands and 2tonne power in feet. The gear lever just can't withstand my power.
>>20686421i just use the tach and shift down when it gets to about 4k. haven't got a feel for that low rpm sound, yet.
>>20685810If u are buying a bike for looks get it. If you want a real motorcycle built for purpose get yamaha honda or kawasaki >>20686238can you stop shilling this heavy slow overpriced piece of shit? Is this some sort of cope you are doing? trying to convince other people to buy a shitty bike so maybe just maybe one more person will fall into thinking its a reasonable buy.
where do i get hose rims
>>20686428You'll get the hang of it, Anon.
>>20686428How about you learn a good habit instead of relying on the bike to fix your fuck-ups.
>>20686476Because I don't ride the bike. The bike rides me.
>>20686480You won't last long then.Motorcycling demands assertiveness and if you're unable to do that you'll end up in hospital.
>>20686467>Is this some sort of cope you are doing?isn't it obvious though? Humans don't like to be wrong so like feminists and libtards instead of admitting they were wrong they try to get a majority population to be wrong so it becomes the new normal. The same thing happens in the fat acceptance cancer
>>20686335This is what I figured.
>>20686486I'd rather want to end up as a pancake.
>>20686421>needing a gear indicatorYou may as well get training wheels too
>>20686500Don't be rude. I am a professional mountain biker.
>>20686434I didn't even slide, I just landedI'm sure it can vary pretty wildly depending on what brand jeans you wear and what kind of surface you hit, but I might as well have been wearing tissue paperMost importantly though, the injury wasn't severe at all. It bled a bit and the ER nurses dressed it, but what was infinitely more annoying were the thick scabs that formed on my knees that took about a month to fall off, and the annoyance of cleaning and re-bandaging my side with one functioning arm.
>>20686452You're a 6'3" clumsy lanklet. As you get better you won't need a gear indicator. Shit I barely even need a neutral light these days.
>>20686443Yes, they're still a thing there.
>>20686503>scabsYou're lucky, my skin was completely gone. This was two weeks after my crash. No blood just pus for a month plus
>>20686494You're more likely to end up disfigured or vegetable than dead in a motorcycle crash.If you do genuinely want to kill yourself, do it fucking properly. Having to deal with the aftermath of a failed attempt is infinitely worse than succeeding.So basically, grow a set.
>>20686516Fuck now with pic
>>20686467Honestly I just love how worked up you and some other anons get over it. You should get one its a great bike for the money.
>>20686518Thank you for your kind words master.
>>20686502Do you need a gear indicator on your mountian bike?
>>20686528It was rather pointed toward the training wheels.
>>20686518That just means you weren't going fast enough.
>>20685862Damn that's pricey.
>>20686178Dainese City Guard D1 is what I have in my blistering climate. Works very well at 100+ temps as long as I have a CamelBak.
>>20686178Whatever it is, make sure it fits well.I had a baggy-ass joe rocket textile jacket that made me sweat like a pig (lel VFR in summertime)Switched to a Dainese perf. leather jacket and didn't have any problems with heat afterwards
>>20686524you could get last years brand new mt 09 for price of 7500, just like I did.
What would cause a bike to veer to one side when you sit up without holding the bars?I need to lean over to a 10 or so angle to counteract it.
>>20686179True about Honda. Every Honda I've ridden has had a trash trans. They just seem to be more boring than the others, what does the CBR1000RR have that makes it special? I've heard that it's more comfortable than other super bikes.
>>20686559>VFR5th gen red vfr anon
>>20686617One of like three, yeah
>>20686615Rear wheel out of alignment, bent forks/frame.
>>20686626the other one is yellow and mine was red but got stolen by niggers, i recovered it but its all messed up now.
>>20686634Right, I remember you talking about parting it outGotten a replacement bike yet?
>>20686637I still have the vfr, bought a rekt dorsoduro that i fixed and sold and i have my cb250 shitbike but i haven had a bike i want to keep.
About to pull a trigger on a cheap exup, what am I to expect? Had a '98 600 Hornet before, until its life was ended by a drunk driver.1994, good vintage for a liter bike like that?
>>20686650>1980s variable valve techGodspeed, anon
>>20686671How's 1980's VVT gonna fuck me? Can't find anything online about the VVT, only about the exhaust servo problems.
>>20686702It's just a pain, bro. Lock it in full up and never touch it again. It's VVT before VVT was fully realized, it just creates backpressure at low RPM.
>>20686702Oh wow, I didn't realize it was still in use on the R1 apparently, or at least was until recently.
>>20686720Wow, really? I thought they stopped it after the 99 R1, or maybe the mag I was reading was just that against it.
>>20686725They sell EXUP eliminators for 04-06 R1s, so it made it that far at least
>>20686734That's some weird shit. It must be for emissions, top HP figures sell bikes, not dyno curves.
>>20686720>>20686725Genesis engine was used until 2006, those where the 20 valve R1's. My bro had a 750cc maxim that was 20 valve and it pretty quick for a cruiser.
>>20686755I suppose that's when they switched to a crossplane, so makes sense.
My undying love for Rin-chan notwithstanding, I'm pretty much ambivalent about Suzuki; having said that, though, I gotta say that the new Katana looks breddy damn A E S T H E T I C.
>>20686718Doesn't that make it run rich at low RPM? Not that I intend to stay in low rip'ems, but that can't be too expensive to have running in good order, servos must cost like, what, 20€?
>>20686503>I didn't even slide, I just landed>Most importantly though, the injury wasn't severe at all.Yeah, this is kinda what I'm wagering on when I ride in street clothes on surface streets in warm weather. Getting a little fucked up if I crash at 40~50 kph is an acceptable risk in my estimation; it's having my weedy ass cheese-grated across fifty meters of tarmac and ending up with a multidrug-resistant HAI that I'd really rather avoid.
just found out rin makes an S for suzuki in the op (aka the best bike brand)
One daay one day one daaayyay
>>20686309Gonna change it to red soon
>>20686807You don't even know the half of it, normalfag.
>>20686626Had a f4i and those banna seats are kind uncomfortable. When you sit still it holds your legs wierd and shit. Idk how tall that bike is though
>>20686823Seat height's 31.7", mine's weird because the previous owner raised the rear and lowered the front by 20mm each.I love that seat. I'm a smaller dude with shorter legs, but I could fall asleep on that thing. I want to get an f4i now, and i've only been looking at the banana seated ones because I figured the ergos would be roughly the same
>>20686805Carb'd so I don't think it does run rich with low velocity intake due to back pressure.It's just another thing to worry about when it really need not ought to be worried about. Some decade ago we had a bloke on his 250 fazer have his servo seize in the collector halfway through a 700km ride, poor cunt could barely crack 100km/h in it.
>>20686815Lol representizzle. I'm actually re-watching right now on Anime Tube XBOne, sugoi comfy bro.>>20686817Mustard race bro, Bavarian autism is best autism.
>>20686829F4i are great, super reliable. Pretty fast for around town too but not freeway racer fast. Pretty light too
Keanu Reeves talking about his bikeshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4iGNXsqghs
>>20686831>carbedAh, good point
>>20686865Ah sorry didnt saw it
>>20686867heres another good keanu vidhttps://youtu.be/DgpQfY1wmz0
There was an 87' cbr250rr posted on my local kijiji. I think it's an mc17?Pics are kind of shit, but would that be one of those "revs like a mad cunt" 4 cylinder 250's everybody fawns over because the redline is approaching 20k rpm?Listing says it might need a clutch, no idea if parts are easy to get for something that's older than me
>>20686886Looks even more obscure than a normal MC19/22.Good luck finding anything for it.
>>20686886Clutch shouldn't be an issue at all, prolly only like $50 for an aftermarket supplier but if it's an MC19 it has a fuel pump. Be wary. Yeah they rev out but 4 carbs, lazy litre v-twins make more power at 3krpm than a 250 will at peak. It always sounds nice revving up to 18k but the novelty wears off, trust me. How many km?Have you ridden before?
>>20686198Depends on the state, many states have provisions to make dirtbikes legal provided you attach turn signals and appropriate headlights to them.
>>20686898I've got a gen 1 sv and a cbr600f4, so it'd just be a pipe dreamI asked a similar question before and /dbt/ said "it's slower than your sv, you're not limited to displacement so don't bother"
>>20686905I've got a ZXR250, but also a TLs and an XR400. The 250 is just notorque but the gears feel twice as long as they should be.I suppose it's something you'll always want till you try it and get it out of your system, but IMO an MC17/19 is just a little too old for a pipe dream.
Is there a trick to getting this primary gear off? The manual says to just take it off, but I pull it off.
>>20686858>The front light during startup cycleFuckin rad man
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4iGNXsqghsDoes Keanu browse /dbt/?
>>20687076>>20686858>>20686337lad's we get it calm your tits
>>20687076Yep, he's the shitzuki poster
>>20687021>Discovered a random broken circlip when I slip the crank caseH-how bad is it guys?
>>20685810They don't have a fuel gauge lmao
>>20687091Haven't seen that image in like a decade.
if i were to buy any cruiser
Is it bad to do an oil change without a torque wrench? I am an extreme poorfag that can't just buy a £100 one. The manual says the drain plug should be 32nm, how tight is that approximately? Snug? Hand tight?
>>20687146you can get one for ~30 bongs
>>20687146>Hand tight?that's about 2nm so 16x what hand tight would be
>>20687146hand turn til its snug, then use a wrench for another half turn. 32nm seems excessive
>>20687160also it goes without saying, but change the crush washer as well and don't reuse the old one
Why do you guys love older bikes? Just style?
>>20687163not him butis it ok to tighten it just a lil bit, ride and check if it leaks then if it does, tighten a bit more and repeat?
>>20687169just get a torque wrench whats wrong with you?
>>20687172just asking m8i have a torque wrench
>>20687169you could have the bolt baaaarely touching after tightening it and not get a leak, then have it vibrate loose 3 rides later. buying a bolt with a safety wire hole and rigging it up with that will be more peace of mind, and less chance of stripping the threads or being too loose. both the drain bolt and filter only need hand tightening til they're snug -> additional half turn with a wrench as leverage
>>20687167I don't.They're romanticized way too much. They have poor tire options, heavy, SHIT suspension and brakes, bad fuel economy, unsafe geometry, unreliable, high maintenance, and hard to find parts for. They're not even good options if you're poor, you save like $500 over buying a decent used bike and then it always needs more and more parts replaced/fixed.
>>20687177absolutely fucking based
>>20687177b&rstill i wouldn't mind a mint zrx1200
>>20687176>drain bolt and filter only need hand tightening til they're snug -> additional half turn with a wrench as leveragegood to knowthanks dude
>>20687191filter is only hand tight btw
>>20687137Based Keanu Reeves fan
i wanna CUM
daily reminder that the new katana has a 12L tank
>>20685441You have an actual neck beard plus your hair line is receding. I can assure you you get zero pussy. Pussy.
>>20686784>tfw no Katana 400
>>20687238That's a chin beard. Ya silly goose
>>20687311nothing screams I've got no chin like a chinstrap.
>ask clark for pinlock>show her my helmet>she brings out a visor, pinlock ready>try again, 'I'm looking for a tinted pinlock'>brings out a tinted visor>try again>finally brings out a pinlock>ask for tinted>says they don't have any>feel bad for making her do all that>buy the clear pinlock>it doesn't fucking fit my visor
>buddy has a Vstrom 650>takes care of it>learning oil bad one day >hmmmm.jpeg>starts taking things apart>hole in cylinder wall>has under 20k miles on it>still owes money on itNot to stir the poo pot. But damn :/
>>20687315Fair enough lol
>>20687315Beards are for bald people and guys with a weak jawline
So pic related went to the meme TOTD the last weekend. Her first bike and still new to riding. High sided and completely totaled it and got busted up pretty bad. Shoulda got the GS500 I guess
How bad is the damage on this gear? I feel like I should replace it.
>>20687340Beards are fine. Hipsters with beards are the ones who tuck it up for regular guys.
>>20687341>no helmetsTriggered. Fucking burgers.
>tfw want motorcycle>tfw dont know much about bikes other than Harleys are trashAre these any good, and would it be a decent first one?
>>20687367why don't you get a real bike instead of some poser cruiser shite
>>20687360It's a slow race in a parking lot.
>>20687367Harleys are fine. Dbt hates everything. Bolts are pretty ok though. Not the most comfy but they're aight
>>20687347Fuck* it up.
>>20687378But cruiser life is best life!
>>20687378Not fond of sport bikes, dont want some gigantic heavy cruiser, don' want a dual sport.Just want something comfy and relatively light to ride around on nice days
>>20687398Get u a standard, ya silly goose
>>20687398>wants a bike to be a piece of furniture, take out once a year in the summer, and larp as being le ebin bikerI take it back cruisers are the perfect bike for you
>>20687414I see cruiser riders out in all weather. Ya silly goose
>>20687347Only ugly people look better with a beard
>>20687414I mean, I intend to ride it to work and shit. I plan to put some mileage on the thing>>20687400tfw checked CL and all that's posted up by me is Harleys, Goldwings and squid bikes
>>20687381That Striple looks wrong with a single, circular headlight.
>>20687426Who hurt you anon? Are you one of those guys who cant grow a beard so you hate them?
>>20687427Get you a sportster. It's not bad for around town only, reliable, and great aftermarket.
>>20687428It's cute because it changes colors!
>>20687430I shave every other day, the only women that are into beards are vile
>>20687449Good for you! You're so anti establishment :)
>>20687341What happened to the lady?
>>20687457but facial hair is anti establishment, what are you on about
>>20687480High sided and got a few bumps n bruises. Nothing crippling. I'm more sad about the bike
>>20687488That's a very anti establishment thing for you to say. I bet you wear a suit and tie to work
>>20687495O-okay anonDo you have a fever?
>>20687493I see, that's good.How'd she do it?
>>20687514Lack of skill
>>20687513Post thay smooth baby face. For science
>>20685441Is that cigerette actually lit?
>>20687398All the Japanese manufacturers make small dicplacement versions of their cruisers. Vulcan, Shadow, VStar, Boulevard, etc. Honda Rebel is very small and light. Vulcan S has a Ninja drivetrain. Where there are poorfags, there are Honda Shadows.Standards can be hard to come by or expensive in North America, but shouldn't be discounted.
Best bike for commuting $4500 budget?
>tfw interest in bikes has been wavering a lot recently and I started taking my cage tuner out all the time>was a track day this weekend and had more fun driving it then I've had on my bike in yearsi dont want to be like this
>>20687667looks like someone grew up
>>20687667Sounds like you need more wheelies.
>>20687667happened to me as well, took a few years off from riding and came back.my interest fades in and out with motorcycles quite frequently. especially when i dont feel like dying.
>>20687667Have you tracked the bike?
>>20687677how do i stop this>>20687690wheelies arent cutting it anymore breh>>20687692i was riding to work the other day and almost got creamed by a police officer of all things who wasn't paying attention. experiencing that when you already are losing interest makes it hard.>>20687694yes, I've got about 9-10 track days with the bike under my belt.
>>20686718>>20686702>>20686734>>20686805The old fireblade had this on the 929/954 models. Servo was plastic gears and the valve was basically open air with the shitty cover honda put on it so it would get gunked up with road salt and garbage and the plastic teeth couldn’t pull. Nearly 100% are failed by now mine included I just bought a straight pass through piece to swap in instead
>>20687692>when i dont feel like dying.How can that feeling ever subside?
>>20687647Stop being poor and buy a new mt 07
>>20686179I've owned 3 honda bikes and never had a single transmission issue in well over 100k miles. You don't know what you're talking about and clearly have little actual experience or knowledge, which sounds about right for someone shittalking honda.