no one baked a new thread so you get an xr600 edition>Motorcycles only>Scooters and homosexuals not encouraged>N/o/bikes not allowed>Clean your foreskins>Practice low speed masturbation for maximum control of your motorcycle>schizo posting is part and parcel of /dbt/>FS: low mileage/new pillion seats>t.nogf posting >Motorcycle anime>Motorcycle dogs no catsUseful stuff:>https://www.motocap.com.au/>https://crash.org.au/ratings.pp>http://a2bikes.co.uk>https://cycle-ergo.com>https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/helmetsTwist of the Wrist II by Keith Code https://youtu.be/BhOomvv6oNI [Embed]>FAQ: https://pastebin.com/xu560p4q>READ THE STICKY:>>23526953 Previous thread: >>23852570Threadly statement: dirt is for chads
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what does dbt keep in their trunks?
>>23855291Today I carried Guns n ammo!
>tfw no Magna
>>23855291SAE to female 12v socket, eagle 350 cloth, owners manual, registration, tank prop.
Hey so I am looking at a used bike this weekend. It is a 2012 model ninja 300, has 10k miles which is very low. I am concerned this may have given it problems if it wasnt used. What should I ask about and inspect on the bike? this is my first motorcycle and im using it for getting to work and school. I asked about this in the last thread but am just trying to get multiple peoples input. Someone commented it is essentially new with that low mileage, but i am worried it might have issues from nit being used enough.
>>23855314>injection bike>having problems from lack of useyou should just buy a scooter if you're so concerned.
>>23855325i dont understand what youre trying to say. Everyone has to start out at some point with no knowledge of something they are new too. and no one wants to waste money on something that wont work or will be a liability.
>dealers dont have shitahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
>>23855340they somehow still have more than craigslist
>>23855314very low? my 2014 Forza had 4k miles and my 2007 SV650 had 6.5k miles.make sure paperwork matches (Vin #, license plate # on bike, registration, title), make sure it's cold when you get there and start it (touch muffler), note any cosmetic issues (curled levers, dents, scratches, blemishes), any leaks/stains on the ground underneath the bike/on the bike, check tire wear and date manufactured, check chain for any rusting/bad care, look at the front forks and see if they look nasty (leaking seals?), brake fluid in the reservoirs should be clear, brake lever should feel firm, wheel should face forward when handlebars are faced forward, open gas cap look inside for rust, check controls (turn signals, brake lights, hazards, horn, etc).
>>23855342thats not hard
>>23855346is a motorcycle different than a car in regards to how often it needs to be ran? i know that cars are supposed to be driven around the block a few times every so often even if all you did is keep the car in a garage, so i was wondering if the same logic applied.if i find any of these things like a chain that might need replacing or tires, is it worth mentioning this to lower the cost? >wheel should face forward when handlebars are faced forwardthis one made me kek but its so simple it makes sense to check..
>>23855277this bread is based
does a motorcycle need to be smogged like a car? How much is the paperwork and fees to complete a transfer of ownership in america? just wondering if the fees to fix up a bike and to transfer ownership are substantial enough, that it might make more sense to just buy new for piece of mind that it will just work for the first year.
>>23855361motorcycles in general have way less mileage put on than cars. 10k on a 2012 is around 1250 miles per year which is plenty for an average weekend rider. the battery could be weak if it isn't run for awhile. rubber parts may need to be replaced if they dry out/lose their pliability (think coolant hoses, fuel lines)... you can look up the owners manual for the service intervals, look up 2012 ninja 300 common problems/thinks to look out for/forums if you really wanna get familiar with it.yes, do everything you can to negotiate a lower price. tires can be like $150-$200 per wheel, and that's not including the $25-40~ labor for a shop to mount and balance each one.
>>23855394depends where you're at.
>>23855291stuff to adjust the carburetor and take it apart road side. And spare gloves
>>23855394look up your state/country regulations lol. California motorcycles do not need to be smogged, do not need to be inspected, only registered and insured. Texas for example requires ALL registered vehicles to undergo an inspection (brakes, lights, signals, exhaust decibels, etc). I paid $200 to transfer the title and register it off of non-op, and it's going to cost approx. $130 for next year's registration sticker, plus insurance.buy a $3k used bike, do the basic maintenance (oils, fluids, lubing, tires) and you shouldn't have any problems if you buy it from a legit person. ignore the tempting $2.5k bike where the owner only bothered to put 1/2 pics and 1 sentence accompanying it.
>>23855394Where I live there is literally 0 emissions. All you have to do is take the title to a title office to prove it's in your name and register it. Bike or car. Not living in a commie dystopia is great.
>>23855412I dunno but knowing California, yeah.BC gang still has street legal two strokes.
>>23855399i will be paying about 3500 for the ninja 300, and im not sure if that is a good price, since it is older, but it has suuch excellent or low mileage. it is also a bike in high demand, so i really have no idea what to expect going into it. If i am spending essentially 3500 on it, if i have to fix or replace anything, depending on the costs to transfer the vehicle (if there are any) and if i have to smog it or something (no idea what ca laws are) i am afraid that it might be closer to like 4k or 4500 in unexpected repairs and fixes.at that point i am wondering if it makes more sense to just spend 6-7k or whatever it is on a new ninja. I just need something cheap and reliable to get me to work and school which is a half hour commute.
>>23855416are there any good ways to keep cheap motorcycle insurance? I figure if i crash a motorcycle, the insurance doesnt matter anyway because the bike will probably be totaled and i would probably die from the crash so i dont fully understand it in the way i understand it for a car. If i take a motorcycle safety course before the license test, how much would that lower the insurance rate? because i am trying to save money and get to school and work cheap the low insurance is important to me for the next year or two.>. I paid $200 to transfer the title and register it off of non-op, and it's going to cost approx.does this mean you paid 200 to transfer it to a buyer? or that as a buyer you paid 200 for this paperwork? sucks that people have to pay so much to just sell or buy something from another person.
>>23855361Not really I mean it can sit for a month no problem, it might struggle a bit to start but it’ll be fine... more than a month and you’re looking at squared tyres, rotted cables and bad gas
>>238554272012 ninja 300 is the first year they were produced. $3.5k is quite steep, for reference my 2014 Honda 300 and 2007 SV650 were both $3k flat in mint condition with half the miles. If it's your first bike, get used. You won't feel bad about thrashing it, learning the clutch, etc... it's a fun experience.>>23855447you're paying so if you rear end someone, you cover the person you hit. Uninsured if someone turns left in front of you but they don't have insurance. Collision (not recommended if the bikes value is really low anyways) if you ride the bike into a guard rail. Comprehensive if someone throws your bike into a van. Roadside when your shit breaks down. MSF course should be taken by all riders, the discount on insurance isn't much. I paid $200 to transfer the title into my name and get a 2021 registration sticker.
>>23855277Anyone else just wear AirPods while they ride instead of spending a shit ton of money on a cardo?
>my used sport bike went in for its first major service>they've found so many things wrong with it (including the fuel line not being clipped in among other major things)>already been called by the mechanic three times to get the OK to replace more partsI'm getting raped here lads. Never buying used again unless it's from a reputable dealer.
>>23855476Cardo is nice because when you're wearing proper earplugs it sounds good and you can still hear the outside world, plus adjusting the volume with the physical dial is nice, not having to touch your phone.
>tfw getting aftermarket K tech shock before an exhaust.I just wish the same brand cartridge kit wasn't $900
>>23855476how the fuck are you able to keep the earbuds in when you put on the helmet?
>>23855501I would replace those god awful turn signals. Holy fucking shit they’re ugly.
>>23855501At least your priorities are in order. Hoping to get one like that later this year or early next, first thing it'll get is suspension to be less of a bouncy castle.
Tips for going long distances? Gonna be riding four hours tomorrow and I’m a little apprehensive. I’m gonna be taking frequent breaks and drinking lots of water.
>>23855512Going slower doesn't wear you out as fast. You can go a lot further at 65mph than 75mph, less concentration needed.
>>23855512PrehydrateEat gudHope you have a windshield or at least a tank bag as a pad
Should I get a t7 or a used concourse and a used dirt bike
>>23855480what is your shitbike and how much is it costing to fix it?
>>23855480Didn’t you do an inspection of the bike? Shit looks pretty obvious, removing the seat and inspecting whatever you can takes like 5 mins tops
>>23855512>I’m gonna be taking frequent breaks and drinking lots of water.That's pretty much it4 hours isn't that much, what kind of bike are you riding?
>>23855548Under the seat seemed alright, the stuff wrong with it is mainly to do with under the tank (missing/loose/stripped bolts), coolant resevoir and shit. Heaps of fairing bolts missing too but I knew that. Should've just bought new. >>23855541Ninja 650, I'd say probably $1000 unless they find even more shit which wouldn't surprise me.
>>23855505I already did, but I didn't have any pictures on my laptop
>>23855291Weed is bad for you man. It fucks up your REM sleep and causes long term emotional regulation issues.
>>23855505along with a tail tidy.
>>23855580Why did you crash your scout
>>23855570I know it might sound like I’m autistic (more than I really am) but if a bike is missing bolts it’s because the owner is careless about it, and it snowballs from thereA good owner would make sure to at least replace a fairing bolt, those things flap in the wind if they’re not tightened Considering it’s a Ninja 650 it shouldn’t be too pricy, unless it was actually seriously really fucking fucked
>>23855604Because I ride hard and live for the glory of Jesus Christ so I'm not afraid to die. You should try it as well.
>>23855412In CA. The laws are fucky, but basically if you are in state and buying an instate bike, no. If out of state the dmv wants an emissions sticker/stuff.I will say every non in-state bike I got they just asked for any emissions info, and never cared really.You don't have to smog the vehicle bi-yearly or any bullshit. There is a reason every couple HOGS can run drag pipes.
>>23855277i bought this brand new summeram i gonna make it?
>>23855291snacks....and zip ties in case I get a flat and don't have a spare tube
>>23855586>>23855618some of you cruiser bros are okaydon't come to the mountains this weekend
>>23855644Checked. We're all gonna make it lads
gsx-s750 anon is back, convince me not to buy one >z900 is $4000 more and I’m not a fan of the styling >mt09 costs the same but is a floppy noodle only good for wheelies >striple is 5k more and not Japanese >trident is only sold as a lams here >mt07 is a worse mt09 that costs the same >790 duke is hot garbage I would get a sport bike but I want abs and to be comfortable. Do I just need to start looking at litre nakeds for better performance value?
>>23855644Dubs state you are
>>23855653>litre nakedsbe a real man and ride a 250
>>23855653Get one. They’re sweet bikes, looking at one for my next as well
>>23855653yamaha tenere 700 or the super tenere 1199cc
>>23855653Don't discount the mt09 in the twisties it's pretty goodmt10 or gsxs1000 are better choicesthe accountants got ahold of the 750 killed its potential
New anime is in the menu, boys.How many cursed bikes with death tolls is this going to sell?
>>23855653Just get the MT-09 SP
>>23855710how often does a bike with a K/d stay intact?
>>23855644fuck u anon, I want one but no one has one near me.
>>23855720they're officially discontinued in canada now too.i scooped up a brand new 2019 last year for $6300 + fees8k in the first 3 months....no regrets
>>238557141either one or both (the bike) dies as well
>>23855561Any links on that trailer and hitch setup?
>>23855524Good to know. I plan on taking my time anyway, thanks anon.>>23855525I do indeed have a windshield, luckily! I anticipated this when I got the bike, I just didn’t expect to go down the coast so soon.>>23855555Thanks anon, it’s gonna be around 9 hours split over three days, 4 hours first day. It’s a 90s Honda CBR, relatively comfy and I’m not too hunched over
>>23855672I ride a 300 but I want to be able to overtake cars on the open road more safely >>23855699If I got a tenere 700 dad would lmao at me from his super adventure >>23855702I know the mt09 is ok, but it is a fundamentally flawed machine and I feel like I’d be trying to ride around the bike too much. This would be my first non lams bike and I’d potentially have it for a while Also I did wonder why the gsxs1000 was pretty much as cheap as the 750. It seemed to me like it would be a bit too much bike for me. I’ve ridden a gsxr750 and loved it, I’ve ridden a cbr1000rr and hated it >>23855713Hard to find a good deal on those, also does having ohlins really fix that bike?
is it dumb to get a scrambler for a first bike?
>>23855561....is that made of wood? i wouldn't ride with that shit, just asking for trouble
>>23855763I'm pretty certain it's custom fab. Badass though.
>>23855789>If I got a tenere 700 dad would lmao at me from his super adventuresounds wholesome as fuck, AnonI would definitely buy a tenere 700 just to make my dad laugh if he was still around. They have ABS and everything too, I kind of want one for a second bike
>>23855800I actually like adv bikes, but I wouldn’t want to get one since I can’t ride on dirt for shit and don’t really have the time to learn. If I was going to get one I’d get a vstrom since it’s way cheaper and more on road focused. I do want at least 100hp though
>>23855789get the 1000, quality components make it worth handling more horsepower
>>23855811I don't see a bike in this post. Thanks for the (You).
>>23855811you've been btfo
>>23855476I got a Cardo Freecom for about the same price or less and never worry sbout earbuds. I don't need a Packtalk because I don't ride with anybody, and the Freecom works great as a dedicated bluetooth helmet device for phone, gps, and music.
>>23855809>I can’t ride on dirt for shitjust slam it down and put street tires on itSUMO700 would be pretty fun
>>23855831Oh god, oh fuck, I need this.
>>23855777>9 hours split over three daysSounds perfect anon, 4 hours isn't much riding at all especially on a comfy bike. Have fun and post pics
>>23855851i think that will be my next bikekeep the 250r for dirt and sumo a T7
>>23855870A sumoed T7 is just a worse FZ07, anon.
>>23855501>cartridge kitYamaha puts a damper-rod fork on non-budget 700? I thought Suzuki was mean.>$900The Ohlins cartridge kit is only $650
>>23854300If you're around CA/AZ, anon, I'll hang with you if you need a friend.
>>23855879yeah bro Im in Eureka ride up here lets get drunk
>>23855872>>23855874>worse FZ07how is it worse in any way?for starters, it isn't an fz.....
are bikes more expensive right now with covid or cheaper? I think i had heard some dealerships were doing deals or something for cars when covid was in full swing, did any of that ever effect bikes?
>>23855887they were way more expensive but I've noticed that alot of people are regret selling now and the market is packed, atleast here in BC.
>>23855887>are bikes more expensive right nowyes, it's spring timeevery idiot is selling their bike for 2-3x hoping for some sucker to buy itdealers are busy as fuck and low on stock but it shouldn't affect prices
>>23855896>>23855899the same used bikes asking 10k right now will be 3k again by late August. This is the worst time of year to buy a used bike.
is the ninja 300 even manufactured anymore? or was it replaced in the US with the 400? is it just the 250 or the 400 at this point, for a smalller ninja? I was going to see if there were any new ninja 300s at my dealership to price compare with a used 300.If i buy that ninja 300 for 3500, then add the 200 title transfer that is 3700, if it needs new tires and some fixing up because of some fun "surprises" in the first year or two, that might run like a grand...and that would be 4700. that is basically 5k at that point just for a used 300.At that point wouldnt it make more sense to just buy a new 300? if i am spending 5k....i want it to simply work. I dont want to learn how to fix the bike while im still learning to drive the thing.
>>23855903i cant wait until august. maybe i will just buy another bike in august then and resell it the next year at a profit to make the difference up. or keep that bike and sell the one i get now. I need a vehicle for work and school, dont have the luxury to wait unfortunately.
>>23855886You're getting a CP2 motor in a ~430lb bike, except with weird suspension geometry and higher riding overall. Get it if you want to jump it, I guess.
>>23855915its probably not going to be that broken and there is this thing called haggling you should try.
>>23855346you start a bike by touching the muffler? wtf are you E.T.?
>>23855928im not much of a haggler, i usually end up feeling, even if i do talk the price down for something. Ive done it at swap meets and shit never something as large as a vehicle. I may have to bring some of these points up though.my concern is that with so many people wanting a ninja, even if i am objectively right about whatever points i bring up, there is a chance someone else would buy it anyway from the dude for even more money. just because of it being a "ninja".
>>23855934feeling bad* fuck.
Can we talk about the Supercub anime? Its pretty good also>Has your motorcycle killed 3 people?
>>23855915>some fixing up because of some fun "surprises" in the first year or two, that might run like a grand>buy a new onei wouldnt buy a new one in your situation, you will lose more money on a new purchase than fixing a used bike no matter how you do the mathtires are a couple hundred, you should be able to find a well maintained almost never used 250 street bike. People outgrow them fast.if you need to spend $1k or even $500 fixing a used bike you should just buy a different one. >>23855926>Get it if you want to jump iti hop a lot of curbs and ride dirt roads and service roads, but please, tell me more about what i need
>>23855924>maybe i will just buy another bike in august then and resell it the next year at a profit to make the difference upif you want to flip bikes get a trailer and buy in winter and sell in spring, you wont make any money though or everyone would be doing it already
Posting again, crashed my '83 Sabre, lost the stock signal light, anyone can recommend replacements? I don't have a Haynes manual yet so not to sure what to do on this fucker. Any ideas appreciated! And the anon that posted the reminder, thank you.
>>23855882WAAAYYY too far tonight, I'll be in the area next Sunday though
>>23855942im not really trying to flip the bikes to make a cheap dollar, it just seemed like it might be economical here to get a bike now and a bike later if the prices really deviate to such a degree. if i got a good enough deal i suppose i could just have two. it never hurts to have a back up vehicle if you need to get to work or school. so in theory i could sit on it for a while if i wanted to sell one. if have two bikes i could maybe get a feel for which one i like most. just spitballing at this point.
>>23855946FI recommend something nice that is not led. LED lights are fine, but I like to do 2 or more when I do them since half the time you need the diode to make the shit work right.Don't cheap out too much. I find 10/20 dollar turn signals are super useless.Find some old OEM ones on ebay, or something similar.
>>23855950more bikes IS more better
>>23855939I will check it out. Sucks that Funimation has it though.
>>23855277KTM adventure, the master race, in the house!
>>23855934I tell hagglers to suck my fucking dick. You know how much demand there is for your bike when you post the ad based on the attention you get. So if there's three people that want to see it, and the first guy thinks he can talk the price down, you tell him "No I have to consider other offers"
>>23855984If you have a VPN Muse Asia's YouTube channel has it
Hello friends. I love you all and hope you have great riding weather. I am on vacation visiting some friends and i honestly would rather be on my bike.
>>23856002 very based. im thinking about one of those as my next bike. what is the comfortable cruising speed (rpm-wise) on it?
Do you run from the cops?https://crazyshit.com/cnt/medias/80470-full-uncensored-fatal-maryland-shooting-video
>>23856040I think he means because Funimation is a terrible localizer.Granted there isn't a good localizer.
Yes I ride a Harley.Yes I fucked your mom.Heh, nothing personal kiddo
>>23856057thanks wingy>dont care if youre not wingy
>>23856109Tell me that motorcyclist won a lawsuit
>>23856109cops don't exist. I regularly do 80 in a 40 on main roads and they just don't exist. right place right time all the time.
>>23856155Apparently the motorcyclist got his fine reduced to $250. That's it.
>>23856155probably not since he ran, and then ran out of gas kek
>>23856109you'll get shot either wayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuWVR2Dv5vM
>>23856165Stop lying. He neither ran nor ran out of gas.you can look up the video. That webm start moments after the cop turns on his lights.
Good morning bike frens>>23856146Not me but same sentiment desu
>>23856109Can someone turn this into the lev punch meme?
>>23856164A newer article says the cop resigned. https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/iowa-officer-resigns-video-shows-striking-biker-64508286Could be the motorcyclist is in the process of suing, or trying to.
>>23855296Why not? They seem plentiful, I can find a few in my area at any given time. Maybe they ain't running but you're gonna need to learn how to fuck with it anyway.
>>23856109I've only been pulled over once, and it was because they misread my licence plate and thought it was unregistered. I wouldn't run, because I'd be fucked over 10 times more if they did catch me. If they didn't catch me I'd feel like I couldn't ride my bike for at least a year.
>>23856192Aye, you've got to have a bike for runnin and a bike for not
>>23856190because I'm broke and retarded.
>>23856183What a loser.
>>23856190They aren't reliable machines
>>23856203this too, you need to get a non 750 for it to not be a POS.
>>23856169PUT IT IN PARK>>23856171you can look up DEEZ NUTS
>>23855476Based. I never understood how helmet comms companies stay in business when shit like discord and blutooth IEMs exist.>>23855504Put the buds in, the put the helmet on-top of your head, then with your thumbs underneath the buds, work the helmet down with your fingers. If you're wearing an open face/modular then you can simply put them in normally.
>>23855570>>23855480You are like a little baby
>>23856225>If you're wearing an open face/modular then you can simply put them in normally.or use wired buds like a real chad.
real comms aren't THAT expensive. worth it to me to not have to fiddle around with half measures
>>23856200>now you want a magnaJust save up and buy what you want then leet anon.Whatever you do buy one in better shape then your cm400 or cx500. Otherwise git gud and fix yo shit son.
Why does my gear indicator go blank? Is it because I shift down too quickly as I’m stopping?
>>23856225>tfw no helmet antenna
>>23856070>very based. im thinking about one of those as my next bike. what is the comfortable cruising speed (rpm-wise) on it?I don't know, I just got it. I have a KTM 400sxc. Its geared low speeds.The adventure is said to be good for 80mph with ease, they say it shakes and you can add a flywheel if it bothers you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atiTdBSsGCU
>>23856232Wired buds are 10x harder to wear in a full face than wireless. Putting on the helmet without it pulling them out via the wire is practically impossible; I tried it once and gave up after like 5 minutes of struggling, resigning myself to notoons until I was able to get my wireless ones back.The ACTUAL chad amongus would buy a set of quality over-ear headphones (Vmoda, audiotechnica, etc.), a FiiO amp and a battery bank then disassemble them and proceed to mount them inside the helmet.Maybe one day somebody will be that based.
>>23856254I got on her today. I'll get my motorcycle license in the next week.
>>23856251Simply fix the issue, anon.
>>23856251Is there no helmet girl figure?
>>23856256What bike is this? Is it yours?Post more please
>>23856256eh I just got a pair of Shure IEM's that have the wire go around the ear, spread the helmet, and slip it on. More of a pain when I remove them, but have had good luck so far. Plenty good audio quality for myself.I do like gauges in tanks. Just makes life comfy seeing nothing but the open road, and bars.
>>23856258>presidential candidate Wayne Lambright is officially hasbikeOkay, this is based.
>>23856262How'd you put it on there? I might try and rob a radio.>>23856263Kek, holy shit I had no idea how retarded Amazon's figure prices were
>>23856263>using Amazon to find figuresNGMI>>23856265that website causes pain when you see all of the real nice kits that are locked away in some hikkis collection never to be sold.
>>23856264>What bike2015 dyna low-rider.>Is it yours?If I said yes then I guess you'd just have to believe me, wouldn't you? Not like you're gonna prove me wrong.>Post more pleaseI'm curious as to why you're so interested; these bikes are pretty common and this one is nothing special.>>23856268I have no idea how you do that with a helmet that fits so I can only assume your helmet does not fit. Regardless based & tankgaugepilled.
>>23856109As I recall, the cop in the webm didn't even assault the right biker... Dude just happened to be there.
>>23856295why are twinks always sat on Harleys with their arms like that?
>>23855476>>23856225Wind noise is too much on the highway. I need actual earplugs + something for coms. I want the antennas for looks>>23856281I haven't had a problem tracking down figures for sale. It's just costly. Especially with shipping costs right now.https://files.catbox.moe/iua2bm.gif
>>23856295I just like seeing cool harleys breh, especially if it’s OC. Guessing you are new. Welcome fellow Harleychad
>>238562514chan incarnateMaybe buy a bed instead of another anime figure
>>23856263>These things cost more than some Perfect Grade kits
>>23856308He's a few piss bottles short of that.
>>23856109>>23856296Woo dude just got $225,000 from the state of Iowa for this.
>>23856244because you touch yourself at night
>>23856280>playing PD2 as one does"I could put an antenna on my helmet">Go to goodwill>Borrow an antenna off of a radioYeah speaking of I gotta go return that soon probably.>Drill three 1mm holes, in a line, into the side of the helmet>Proceed to connect those holes making a 3mmx1mm rectangular slot>Apply gorilla glue to pic related>Insert>???>ProfitInb4 aaaaaa drilling into helmet?!?! It's a piece of shit open-face bilt; the thing's a glorified hat. I paid 30 bucks for it nib so it's the shitter helmet I get to practice painting and mounting dumb shit (namely an antenna) on.Though with my now probably unrivaled antenna-mounting expirence, I will say gorilla glue is some strong shit. You could very likely get away with removing the rectangular bit at the base of the aerial, then simply apply a drop of glue to attach it. I'm not exactly sure how strong that'd end up being, but it'll likely be more than enough to withstand general antenna-helmet bs like wind resistance and the occasional twig. The drill & slot method is beyond overkill, as I honestly couldn't remove it if I tried without solvents; shit's fuckin' on there good.
>>23856295Take your meds retard
>>23856295>big radius style exhaustb-b-based Always sound great on exhaust vids compared to everything else.
>100mph lane splittingAm I a speed demon or is this normal behavior from motorcyclists?
>>23856346you are a retard, not a speed demon.
>>23856346Likely organ donor
>>23856303Not new, but I'm not gonna sit here and pretend to have been lurking for ages. I just don't often post that bike because it's obviously not mine.>>23856298Sorry but I wasn't posing I was riding. I didn't know the photo was being taken otherwise I would've flexed my ripped bi's & tri's just for you, anon.>>23856301Get better tips for your IEMs, I suppose. I wear a carbon helmet and even I don't get what you mean by saying too much wind.>AntennaSee >>23856328
>>23856353>>23856355I was on the highway what's the big deal?
>>23856340They do sound breddy good.>>23856335Which ones would you recommend? I'm sure you know what's good.
>>23856360>splitting at SPLAT speeds
>>23856346... whyI get that there is probably a rush of adrenaline dodging cagers but I would rather not smear my body on the pavement.>inb4 bussysure. I unironically follow the lane split rules since I see so many lane changes occurring at 5 mph.at 100mph I would probably be passing dudes on the freeway till I get a ticket.>>23856301I run thesehttps://www.amazon.com/Shure-SE215-K-Isolating-Earphones-MicroDriver/dp/B004PNZFZ8About 75% as affective as the foam earplugs. With music you can't hear any wind. The material of the plug is basically a foam earplug over the speaker.>>23856360Hope no one merges.... Lane splitting requires a decent amount of cars too. You could just be weaving between lanes.
>>23856360No one expects someone to be riding in between lanes especially at high speeds. What if they change lanes suddenly and you’re in their blind spot?
>>23856357it's not that, I just don't get why you need to be hunkered forward on a cruiser.
Based rotary motorcycle
>>23856379I was checking the mirror before I pulled out into the street. I guess you're right though, real doms just pull out.
>>23856313>because you buy shit that's still being madeSee >https://files.catbox.moe/iua2bm.gifNone of those are being made, except the bottom left that has of yet to be made, but you're searching for something ultra rare, and on top of that, a GK. It's too bad no chink has copied the pieces and made his own molds for it.Good luck on your hunt. I recommend keeping a browsing open that just auto-F5's auction sites in the background. >>23856328Guess I have a small project to look forward to. My helmet is just a cheap Bell so I don't mind drilling into it. Apparently putting stickers onto my helmet already killed the warranty anyways. >>23856373>I run theseShit anon, those cost more than my helmet. I could use some new earbuds though.I think I'm going to try wind proofing my helmet a bit more first. Maybe put some electrical tape around some grooves and stuff. Maybe try to make a custom chin curtain
just a reminder KTM 690 > DRZ. That is all
>>23856404Yeah do what you can. Not sure if I will ever get into the figure game. Might as well take a look for whats out there.
>>23856404lemans tape windproofing is the chad way to go, see headlight for details.
>>23856447Truly peak aero
>>23856346B-but I thought splitting 20mph faster than the flow of traffic was okay?80+20=100
>>23856457a mirror delete would have gotten me to 208, no buts.
>>23856462>new MT-07 leaked
>>23856404You'd better post pics when it's finished
>>23856462>bead seat coverI want that to face off against that anon's sheep fur cover>>23856464KekThat reminds me I need to try a top speed run again.This time with no mirrors, tool kit out, premium gas, perfectly inflated tires, and a go pro video that doesn't give the watcher a seizure
>>23856462>yo dawg I heard you like lights, so I put some lights on your lights, so you can light it up.>>23856478I think I should start doing this once, on all my bikes.
>>23856478>tfw a GS500 would dust your shitbike145km/h before death shakes on my "touring bike"
>>23856477I willAnd I'll get out my fanny pack too
>>23856480We can see who has the fastest shitbike>>23856487I'm more scared of the police than crashing when I'm doing speed runs.I was shitting myself at every set of headlights that went past in >>23856478I tried to do it along a stretch that had a quick overpass I could flip onto and quickly get away.I'm fairly certain one of the vehicles was a police vehicle because I could see them flip on their signal after going past me.And there's only one real reason to do that.>death shakes At that point let Jesus take the handlebars kek
>>23856505>I'm more scared of the police than crashing when I'm doing speed runs.Makes sense, nothing more scary than the government. There's a nice section of freeway near me where the police tend to not set up because it's too inconvenient, same place where I took my old Geo conv to the limit.>At that point let Jesus take the handlebars kekI put my trust in my Suzuki windbreaker and new balances to keep me alive.
>>23856517Holy shit that's a cool windbreaker
>>23856518Value Village sometimes stocks the good shit, still on the lookout for a Honda one saying as I've never owned a Suzuki motorcycle; A slide suit to match is up there too.
>>23856527>Value VillageMy thrift stores near me should be open soon/now. I should hit them up. I remember going to a couple to get clothing for me and my friends cosplay clothing to modify.
>>23856535They're worth stopping by to check whenever you have the time, really.>cosplay clothing to modify.I don't even want to know
Why don't y'all have a Super Cub, anons?
>>23856566I kind of want a ct110 instead
>>23856566I already have a slow shitbike that can also go offroad. Super cubs are cool though.
>>23856566because I don't want one, 250ccs and up to get on this ride.
>>23856346Depends how fast the traffic is going
>>23855653Test ride the 750 and the 1000I test rode the 1000 but have decided to keep my 650 for another year or until I get a garage.just get a liter bike.
>>23856346It's fun, keep doing it.In the UK we have smaller lanes and more traffic.My bike only does 130 :(
>>23855277why don't dealers update their websites? I'll see a bike I want, call and they don't have it. okay. Look on their website again I see another one that's in stock. Call them and what do you know they don't have that bike either.
>>23856566They're very popular with the youth where I live. They mod the fuck out of them and try to make them fast but they're still ridiculously slow and you look like a tool using one for anything but city strolling
Is removing the speed limiter on bikes going to damage the engine? "They are limited to 180 kmh or 112 mph. This is a hard coded limit done by the ecu" This is a forum post for a Triumph Bobber, it seems extremely weird to limit it to such a slow speed unless they are trying to protect the engine or something
>>23856600You called, great success They might sweet talk you into buying something else
>>23856617No. Only if the bike has an electronic rev limiter that is based on engine rpm, not speed. If the bobber is full throttle at 112 mph and turning like 5k rpm in top gear it can be removed safely.Triumphs are now made in thailand, not air cooled, and finally, are speed limiting bikes.Kinda cucked imo.
what do you guys check first on a used bike
>>23856626>are speed limiting bikes.>Kinda cucked imo.On a youtube video a guy was riding a Daytona and it was speed limited at 168. Do you know any reliable websites that catalog different bikes and their limited speed as well as websites for removing/increasing speed?
>>23856627The owner. If the guy has room temperature iq the bike is guaranteed to be a bodged mess
>>23856645you could extend this to the initial ad.
>>23856627>in personFuckery(slide marks, ghetto wiring, rotting tires, oil seepage). Then (if it's supposed to be running) check that it starts, ride it and do electronics check(turn signals, brake light, etc)If I like it I buy.My issue is if I see something I want online I tend to yolo it and just fix issues as they come up. You could bring someone knowledgable too. I am way more critical of someone else's purchase(no emotions). Then if I bought it.
>>23856637168 is fast enough that it isn't actually an issue unless you are on track. I have gone past 112mph passing a string of cars, and would not like hitting a speed limiter.Maybe check motorcycle specs.zaThey have decent specs and reviews on each bike which might talk about a speed limiter. Otherwise check forums if you are serious.As long as the bike is unlimited up to around 130mph I would be alright.
>>23856637Note that what the speedo says is not the always the truthEvery liter peter will stop counting at 300kmh, but if you look up your speed with a GPS you'll discover it's a wink wink kind of limit
>>23856627It's a long list. Let's go over it front to back.Front wheel, wiggle to see if there's play in the bearings, inspect rotors and calipers to see if they look like absolute shit, check front forks for leaks or damage, hold front brake and push down on them a bit to get a feel for them. Set up bike on center stand and grab both forks and move back and forth for headstock bearing play.Handlebars, check that they're straight and alligned with the front wheel, check all buttons and controls that they work and are in good conditon. Check sides for signs of a fall. Check throttle/clutch cables for feel and visually. Gas tank. Check for scratches dents and cracks, along with fairings if any. Fairings often crack at the bolts. Check gas cap, that it opens and closes right, that it's not discolored as hell, that there's no gas leaking by the petcock if there is one. Engine. Check for leaks and discoloration. Grab hoses and check if they're brittle. Check the drain plug for weeping, check carbs or injectors for fuel leaking, check gaskets for weeping, check overall condition of it. Check both brakes, for fuid color, lever feel, possible leaks.Check the rear wheel much like the front. Also move sprocket to check for worn cush drives, check condition of the chain. Check exhausts front to back for rust and or loose rattly bits inside. Check that all lights and blinkers work right. Check that horn works right. Take for short ride. Let go of handlebars to see if the bike tracks straight. Go on a big road and accelerate hard through all the gears to check for clutch slipping and that all gears engage correctly and no selector forks are damaged. A lot of it comes down to feel and experience. That's why it's always best to go to a mechanic who works on that make of bikes to check it out. They know where they're prone for failure as well as how a good one is supposed to feel.
>>23856654>but if you look up your speed with a GPS you'll discover it's a wink wink kind of limitInteresting, can you show me some examples?
>>23855939Oh I've been waiting for this. Thanks for reminding me.
>>23856662https://youtu.be/Xb3NqyTVgYMI know for sure the R1 does this as well. The Panigale straight up shows 3 dashes once you hit 300 as if to say "fuck it m8"
When the 1st gen Busa came out with a top speed of over 300kph there was a bit of a media scare about how dangerous bikes were becoming. The industry, fearing regulations by governments, unofficially made an agreement to not go over that ever again because it's better to set your own terms and limits than have a government do it for you. Since then more powerful and faster bikes have come out but since fuel injection is the standard now, compared to then where only some bikes had it, limiting is very easy. You wring the throttle out at top gear and the bike just stops revving at some point, despite not being in the redline yet. So for these faster and more powerful bikes the top speed is rarely a selling point like it is with cars. Some may go over the limit with some speedo shenanigans but generally speaking they just keep them around the 300kph area on purpose.
>>23856694Do you think they’ll eventually lift the limit because of electric bikes?
>>23856711You do understand that electric bikes are like the opposite of normal engines right? They make MEGA power at the bottom and end up making less up top. I am still waiting for someone to setup a multi speed electric bike so we could reach faster speeds. I guess they could just run a SUPER tall gear and maybe get there.This is why electric vehicles do better in city compared to highway.
>>23856711Very unlikely, but it doesn't matter much. I mean taking your busa to 300 is sort of an event, you have to plan it out, go out to a road you know that can support it, hope there won't be many cars there and then go for it for a minute or two and then that's that. Realistically top speed matters very little and even for track it has to be a very big one for top speed to make a difference.
>>23856721And when electric bikes reach higher speeds would they lift the limit?
>>23856721>gearing an electric engineNo, electric engines are as good as they can get, gearing is a system used to squeeze more efficiency out of ICE.The problem with electric is power storage. A powerful engine capable of hitting high speed would require tons of weight in batteries that would require more power that would require more weight ecc.Battery capacity and charge speed are the reasons EV's are still a joke, but if a new type of lightweight electric storage came out tomorrow they would take over the market in a month
finally she is mine. poobike revolution incoming
>>23856749They don't have a wide enough rev range and it would do wonders for their distance range so it's not actually a bad idea
>>23856756The odour rises...
>>23856759This is not how it worksPut aside that electric engines have a higher rev range, the point is that the torque is constant on all of it.So if you have an ebike that can hit 200kmh it has the same torque at 1kmh, you can't transfer that upwards, you'd only lose energy
>>23856749They could do a two speed planetary setup like in drills and shit. Would be complex but might work.>>23856756>prius and toyota brz passes you IRLStill a cool bike.
>>23856778So stuff like two speed drills are for the users sake then? So we would need higher output batteries that could sustain the motor spinning at whateverthefuck speed it needs to go? If that's the case then electric bikes will just get faster as fancier batteries come out, and then they will be speed limited by nannies again.
>>23856786Yes, exactly.The key is power density: ev's lose because gas has 100 times more Jauls/g, so if you need to go faster caveman dump more explosion fluidA zero / tesla would need to triple the weight nullifying the gains
>>23856805Damn. Not entirely surprised but that's good to know.Well I will be waiting to see if something interesting comes out. Dad's looking at retrofitting one of our bikes with a crank mounted electric motor. The fact that we can legally go on bike trails is going to be cool.
>I fucking called that price.
>>23856821Oh shit, it's coming here?>20hp, 20tq at 421 lbs.So MSF class is getting hold of these. The suzuki savage finally has a competitor.
I'm starting to think about my next bike and so far I have pic related as options. Any thoughts on these?
>>23856829>Any thoughts on these?theyre all so nice you cant fuck up
>>23856829huh the suzuki actually has a 1055mm seat height. Maybe this is the bike for non manlets
>>23856829There's no wrong option here really but 2 of them are 2 cyl and the other 2 are 4 cyl and that's two very different styles.Z650 is a fucking solid bike and with better handling than the MT (though that's up to debate for some). MT has a better and more fun engine with a bit more power. MT is definitely the more popular option in recent years. The Honda and Zuki are 4 cyl, that means more power and more maintenance and fuel costs. Zuki is better performing, Honda is newer and there's the question of styling which is up to you.Test ride as many as you can get your hands on or ideally all 4
>>23856842What kind of extra maintenance we talking about?>>23856838Its also the only one I haven't tried sitting on yet, hm>>23856835Yeah they're all cool and make me excited
>>238568484cyl vs 2cyl maintenanceThe 4cyl will have. More expensive valve checks, possibly more frequent(if it's higher tuned engine), worse mpg, more things that "could" go wrong, wider and heavier bike.That's about it. I would do 4cyl or mt07. Z650 sounds like a nice bike but I wouldn't go with it.
>>23856838>1055 mm seatheightMaybe for the pillion, lol
>>23856853Doesn't the Z650 have the most tech out of all of them and isn't it the cheapest?I'd take the CB650R, to be honest.
>>23856856yeah i looked it up and its 820stupid indian source.Still the tallest of the 4
>>23856848Quantities and costs go up across the board. More cylinders, a bigger engine. Needs more oil, needs more parkplugs, has more valves, more throttle bodies etc.Also overall as a higher performance bike it costs more overall, not just on fuel. Tires, sprockets, brake pads, all are more expensive because they're higher performance components.
>>23856821Won’t sell, rebel 300 isn’t any more expensive than that and it’s actually reliable and makes more powerSad flop for RE
>>23856894It mostly comes down to the type of hipster with these bikes and classic styling is actually more popular than neo retro
>>23856897I mean you have a point, the enfield looks very, very sharp, but the rebel isn’t bad either and it’s just a much better deal. Maybe I was too harsh and we’ll see but as someone who’s in the marker the rebel is the clear winner for me
>>23856829I have the CB650R and it's breddy good.
>>23856829I've ridden the MT-07 it's pretty nice but I recently got to ride a Versys, which has the kawi 650 twin, and I have to say, it's no slouch either. It pulls very comfortably from down low.
>>23856781>prius passes you irlit's not that slow, or at least it doesn't feel like it is. rode it for 50ish kms and i had a fucking blast, can't wait to practice a bit on twisty roads next weekend.
no wrencher here: How hard is it to change your oil? I've never done it before on a car or bike, but I checked yesterday and I'm almost completely out on my bike. I figure I should learn how to do it myself and it seems easy enough. Take the filter off, drain the oil, then put the filter and plug back and top up the oil. just need to go out and get myself a new filter and a litre of the right oil.Also is there a best kind of oil to get or is it bike specific? Also what do you do with the old oil, take I take it to an auto shop in like a Mason jar and have them recycle it?
>>23856950You figured out everything, you only need to do it once to dispel your wrenchlet fearAs for the waste, google it, there has to be a disposal center in your proximity. Or dump it into the ocean
>>23856950Better check the manual for right viscosity grade oil or if you don't care just put in olive oil.
>>23856950>what do you do with the old oilBurn in a bonfire or spill it on the groundI've also washed some down from the toilet but it took quite some time to get it all gone
>>23856950Stupid easyCheck what oil your bike needs, how much for an oil+filter change, get a drain pan, have the right tools, and fill the oil up slowly (easy to overfill, so it’s better to take it slow than to have to pull your drainplug again)
>>23856950>Also what do you do with the old oil, take I take it to an auto shop in like a Mason jar and have them recycle it?If you are based you will do this in a walmart parking lot or the side of the road and just shart out the old oil onto the ground.
>>23856950I also highly recommend a funnel and having some rags on hand in case you spill
>>23856950did you check with the engine cold?
>>23856829From value perspective the MT07 wins. It’s the cheapest of the three and will provide the most smiles per mile. The Kawi has better tech and the tank is more ergonomic than the MT but the engine isn’t as fun plus it sounds like a leaf blower. The MT with an aftermarket exhaust is easy the best sounding bike for the money on the market. https://youtu.be/QLPBK1U5LO0
>>23856860The only tech the z650 has is an admittedly nice tft display. Is still has no ride modes or traction control. It also doesn’t come standard with dual channel ABS which is a $500 option. The MT is the only Ptwin bike in the class that comes with dual channel ABS standard other than maybe the trident.
>>23856829Indian FTR, retard
>>23857161>wanting ABS and TCS on your bike>you can't even turn it off
>>23856829Sportster Iron 1200. Then you might actually get laid.
>>23857144You've got to go back
>>23857168Too expensive, FTR is my next next bike>>23857144Ahh niccce>>23857188I'm not 45
>>23857188Sounds like he knows there’s no point in even trying
>>23857191FineGet the gsx750, with the full fairing
>>23857182>be against AIDS>own many bikes>AIDS free for 6 years >buy new bike>have to turn ABS and TCS off everytime I turn the key>get lazy and leave it on sometimes>develop comfort in knowing the back end isn't surprising me by sliding every 2 seconds >start thinking ABS isn't that bad I'm becoming what I hate bros
>full fairing GSXS is only offered in the 1000 (gsx1000f) Gay
>>23857220At least you didnt get an adventure bike where you have to pull the abs fuse everytime you want to go off-road
Thoughts on the Speed Triple1200 RS?
>>23857190Ah he’s, the classic “I hate whatever is popular because I desperately need to be seen as a unique individual” 4chan poster. Grow up, it’s Yamaha's best selling bike for a reason.
>>23857241The headlight looks like it was pulled off a different bike in a scrapyard and zip tied to the front end.
>>23857257Are you me? I’ve been saying this about the street/speed for yearsIt might be the ugliest bike I’ve ever seen desu
>>23857241Looks great and is probably one of the best handling bikes you can get, position is aggressive tho
>>23857298I hear the street is more fun for spirited riding. Haven’t had the pleasure of riding either though. If I ever settle down in the UK I’ll probably get a clapped out street
>>23857243>Ah he’s, the classic “I hate whatever is popular because I desperately need to be seen as a unique individual” 4chan poster. Grow up, it’s Adult Swims most watched series for a reason.WUBADUBABUBDUB
>>23857243Not him and I personally don’t hate the MT-07, it’s a great bike for the price especially, but there’s nothing wrong with wanting something a little different or unique, MT-07s are probably like the most common new bikes anywhere
>>23857191Well I looked up the price of that exhaust and died inside a little
>>23857336Wouldn't say that, it's distinctive.I diacovered that to a nobike eye the most generic is the SV650, to them it looks like a bike branded "Motorcycle " bought at Walmart, whereas all MT's are straight up obnoxious and recognizable
>>23857314The street is lighter and the speed used to have a high center of gravity which made it “less fun” but they changed the exhaust to the bottom, and it feels way way better
>>23857335Your mistake comparing adult swim to Yamaha
>>23857383>that headlightI'm sorry bro
>>23857230What company would commit such a sin against decency?
>>23857383Or should I get this scrambler?
>>23857367Don't even bother for Akrapovic unless your bike is worth >20k, but since the MT-07 is selling like hit cakes you have the most aftermarket. I have this one and it's lovely, for half the price (start at 40s)https://youtu.be/adrvPfySY40
>>23857394Yamaha did this for the Super Tenerè
>>23857383>>23857396triumph is gay
>>23857396Scrambler for me. You can have what's left.
what am i looking at price wise for a starter full helmet? any decent suggestions that wont asolutely break the bank?
>>23857418Triumph is cool actually
>>23857434Hjc i10 is cheap and snell rated. Perfect for a wobly beginner likely to crash.
>>23857446This is what I get for phoneposting.
>>23857434AGV k3 sp200 €, 5 sizes, tons of colors, well ventilated and comes with a pinlock.Gets noisy on 130kmh+
Well, >>23855480 reporting back with the damage.>air filter wasn't even attached so the engine sucked in a bit of dust (not too much)>fuel line wasn't clipped in so could've ripped off and sprayed fuel everywhere>ABS module is fucked>coolant catchment is cracked and needs to be duct taped up until we find a replacement>bunch of stripped bolts around the tank>bunch of fairing bolts stripped/missing>battery was giving 8V instead of 12V and needed replacingBike runs like a dream now actually. Mechanic definitely didn't screw me on the price either.
>>23857434Scorpion has some good affordable ones such as exo 420, 520
>>23856627chain, if the chain is neglected you can guarantee everything else has been too.
>>23857480>>23857453>>23857451>>23857461ill look em up...is it worth trying them on in person? with covid idk if shops are even letting people try gear on. I hear you have to test fit a helmet for like 10 minutes to know for sure how it fits.
>>23857471eh that's not too bad, it's basic previous owner memeswe had shit like that in the store so often when people do either their own maintenance or just bought the bikes and bring them in for the first servicethe calls they did are basically reassuring that you know what's going on, and most likely didn't charge extra for that stuff like clipping the fuel line back in again and replacing stripped screws is just the extra for the new screw
>>23857496what you can try is if you bring your own Baklava, maybe they let you try on (if they are even open). maybe give them a call.Helmets are something you want to try on in person.
>>23857394>>23857411And suzuki is still doing it on the vstrom, at least the 650, I'll wire in my own switch at some point but it's fucking stupid.
>>23857397this sounds exactly like that "mod" shitters are doing where they drill a hole in the stock exhaust.
>>23857496Depends on where you are, call them and find out. You can measure yourself by running string above your eyebrows and ears to get your circumference but you need to use a mirror or selfie to determine headshape between round, long oval or intermediate oval.
>>23856404JESUS super sonico is thicc
>>23857530 >>23857530 >>23857530
>>23855314It's probably fine. Observe it start from cold. (That's important as an engine may run like shit until it warms up or smoke due to wear then cease when warm, but at 7K that's unlikely.)Download a factory service manual (should be easy to find for free via Ninja forums or the Carl Salter site may have one) and get an idea of what to inspect in conjunction with asking Ninja gurus on Ninja fora.Know what worn chains and sprockets and tires look like. Have an idea what your local price range is but don't get too anal about driving the price down if the condition is good.It would be a very good idea if everyone reading this studied what to inspect long before going to buy a bike/car/female because it's much easier than learning at the last moment if not mechanically inclined. Example forum thread:https://www.kawasakininja300.com/forums/#kawasaki-ninja-300-general.6
>>23855427The difference isn't much so why not buy new? A few grand over a few years of ownership is nothing and $7K isn't real money any more.
>>23857700>$7K isn't real money any morehuh
>>23855792The wood portion slooks like a mockup since the rest appears unfinished. Noob metalworkers and hobbyists familiar with wood often use it for mockups.The rig is custom but gives an idea how to do a nice one. I wouldn't use a trailer if it were free but to each their own.
>>23855946http://v4musclebike.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1563&highlight=manuals may have something but registering is required to view.They should be able to answer your question specifically and someone may have a used signal for cheap.Get familiar with forums and make an effort to get the factory Honda service manual as they're excellent books. Haynes will do but they often miss useful content and you can never have too much tech data so get gud at finding it online.Parts vendor sites are good sources of exploded views (as is your Honda shop if they've not shitcanned their old microfiche).
>>23856950If you have never turned a wrench in something like a motorcycle, get thyself a torque wrench so you can learn "feel" for fasteners. Motorcycles are rather delicate and you do not want to damage drain plug threads. Get a factory service manual, you can usually find them for download. Failure to have tech data is a common avoidable mistake.>my bikeAlways refer by year, make and model because there may be something we know you don't. They're not all identical.When reinstalling drain plugs start the plug by finger. Place plug in hole and turn slowly COUNTER-clockwise until you feel the plug drop into engagement with the threads, then turn clockwise by finger until you cannot go further then finish with a wrench. Fasteners are not intuitive, they just seem that way. Oil changes aren't hard and learning can be the beginning of a life of saving money on maintenance while ensuring no one fucks up your machine.
>>23855277Thoughts on the tw200 as a first bike? I'd like to use it as a utility vehicle, hauling deer out of the woods and transporting equipment, as well as some trail riding. I like that they're cheap and can take a beating, and it's a big plus that it's street legal so I can ease my way into that type of riding as well.
>>23857336They’re common because they’re a very good value. I’ll never understand the mentality some people have where they think that if they buy “this” mass produced bike they’ll be more unique than I’d they buy “that” mass produced bike. At the end of the day, unless you’re having a bike custom made for you, every bike is common because the manufacturer will make thousands and thousands and thousands of them every single year.
Help me design a decal for my dr650, dont like the current look so want to put new white plastics and decals on ithttps://app.motocal.com/app/#/kits/-/-/-/-/606e72620c4f1d119a7c38ff/selector-map
>>23857716Where the fuck are you looking that a ninja 400 costs $7000? You should be able to walk out the door with the bike for no more than $5000.
>>23858105Perfect and they have incredible resell value
Finally got around to watching Bakuon!This anime is literally bike shitposting: the anime. Nice
>>23858283Just get a gulf oil theme