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Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 624,474
Posted By wallster
My '78 XL250

I love these old XL's. This is my second one, I had a 1980 a few years ago but ended up selling it. I picked this bike up this past Spring and have been riding it all summer. It needed a cam chain...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,457
Posted By wallster
Thanks everyone, the 23" front wheel does look...

Thanks everyone, the 23" front wheel does look odd but I bet the Honda executives envisioned every manufacturer following suit back in 1978... boy were those dudes warped! :D
I have more pics (of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,457
Posted By wallster
I ended up buying a bridgestone TW9 front tire....

I ended up buying a bridgestone TW9 front tire. Looks fairly aggressive for a dual purpose tire. I really don't know if cheng shin is still making a knobby 23" tire anymore. This will do the job....
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,911
Posted By wallster
The first pic is of my first XL250 (1980) I...

The first pic is of my first XL250 (1980) I bought about four years ago. It was $350. and didn't have a title so i turned it into a strictly offroad bike. Money got tight so I sold it two years ago....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8,246
Views: 3,275,123
Posted By wallster
My very first motorcycle was a 1975 CB360T in...

My very first motorcycle was a 1975 CB360T in 1978... got my motorcycle licence the same day I got my car license.
At least three dozen bikes later, still love those bikes. A few years ago, I found...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,457
Posted By wallster
Thanks, I'll try to be patient and wait a little...

Thanks, I'll try to be patient and wait a little while first (maybe cheng shin will ship some 23" knobbies here soon), if not, I might just take you up on your offer.
Thanks again,

Wally
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8,246
Views: 3,275,123
Posted By wallster
My 1973 Tiger

I bought this bike a few years back, almost had to sell it because I needed the money but just couldn't do it. Hell, I'd probably sit in the dark without heat before I could sell it.
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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,457
Posted By wallster
dreaded 23" tire on XL250

First of all, I'm new to your board so I would like to say Hello to everyone. I'm in the process of finishing up a 1978 XL250 build. I bought her for $300. and she ran but was really noisy and barned...
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