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Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
An update to my questions and install of new...

An update to my questions and install of new chain and sprockets:

When I switched to aftermarket sprockets the front one installed didn't have the rubber flange that the stock unit had. Result...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
I'm no wrencher but I think most chains come with...

I'm no wrencher but I think most chains come with too many links and you cut them to size. Might be able to get oem exactly to length but I didn't ask.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Thanks! Oddly enough, JT sprockets and a DID VX...

Thanks! Oddly enough, JT sprockets and a DID VX chain were suggested by a trusted biker friend.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Stock Gearing?

Anybody able to confirm: 15 tooth up front and 45 rear? 2002 B12 in need of a new chain and sprockets. Need to get them ordered asap.

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 97,702
Posted By OldManSandman
What do you think you spent on the mods? Time &...

What do you think you spent on the mods? Time & $$ ?
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Awesome, thanks for sharing! Did you notice a...

Awesome, thanks for sharing! Did you notice a difference in seat height?
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
I have to say, I like the factory units on mine. ...

I have to say, I like the factory units on mine. I like that people know when I'm going to turn.

Nice, sunny days lately (rains like nobody's business in the winter here). Had a blast on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
New Chain Suggestions

Fellas, I need a new chain and per most people, sprockets as well. I actually don't think the sprockets are that bad.

What replacement chain & sprockets are you guys suggesting and why? The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,599
Posted By OldManSandman
Yeah, you are right. Still I keep logging in!...

Yeah, you are right. Still I keep logging in! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,599
Posted By OldManSandman
Wow, I was disappointed to see so many negative...

Wow, I was disappointed to see so many negative comments in this thread. Good on 'ya to the riders confident enough to stick your neck out with some positivity. I think its a neat looking bike,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Good info. Hopefully I can get myself motivated!...

Good info. Hopefully I can get myself motivated! I'm planning as much rise as I can get without messing with the thumb start cables. If anyone out there has the specifics for that on a second gen...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
I did the caliper clean up job and agree that...

I did the caliper clean up job and agree that made a huge improvement. Bought some new high bars a while ago and still need to get on with that job. How much longer was the braided top hose on your...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
I just think its cool to see these big girls with...

I just think its cool to see these big girls with higher mileage. I don't doubt the longevity of the bike. Just like to see people riding.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
76k miles

That's awesome! What have you had to do in regards to repairs over those miles?
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Pilot Road 3's here. Very happy with them.

Pilot Road 3's here. Very happy with them.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,122
Posted By OldManSandman
Go for it!

Go for it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,175
Posted By OldManSandman
Yikes! I'll take a JiaLing 125cc please and wear...

Yikes! I'll take a JiaLing 125cc please and wear really thick jeans with a locking belt. :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,175
Posted By OldManSandman
Sjaak Lucassen is the real deal nutter on that...

Sjaak Lucassen is the real deal nutter on that R1.

I loved the Long Way Round series and I thought that it was with way less support than the LW Down. LWD had loads of fixers and support, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 79,655
Posted By OldManSandman
Love the looks of the Busa!

Love the looks of the Busa!
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,114
Views: 620,190
Posted By OldManSandman
price reducer?

I think that this bike is going to put a damper on some used bike sales. I was just on c-list searching Tuono's and an ad for an FZ-09 popped up for an average of $500. more than an '07 with low...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
My '02 B12 with @ 20,000 miles runs like a champ....

My '02 B12 with @ 20,000 miles runs like a champ. I don't see the added value of the new bikes compared to $2,500. for one that might have had two oil changes on it. I'd prefer to spend the dough on...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,516
Posted By OldManSandman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,516
Posted By OldManSandman
I'm guessing that all Suzuki controls are similar...

I'm guessing that all Suzuki controls are similar in that they have a 'nub' that goes in a hole drilled into the stock bars. I'm also guessing that you had to grind them off so you could use the fat...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,216
Posted By OldManSandman
Tenere & new V-Strom 1000 are two cool looking...

Tenere & new V-Strom 1000 are two cool looking bikes! I'm waiting to see the new Strom in person. A TL based motor should get a rider's blood flowing. Would be awesome if it came with similar...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 46,073
Posted By OldManSandman
Yah, that photo got my attention... Sick...

Yah, that photo got my attention...

Sick photo gallery: www.ishootfromthehip.com

I bought an inline 4 from a friend and while its a good bike, it just doesn't move me like my twin did (TL)....
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,669
Posted By OldManSandman
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 46,689
Posted By OldManSandman
DS XR650R please

E button with a big fuel tank & I'm in. I don't think that's too much to ask. It's not like they've to re-think / re-design too much. Just make more of them and hurry up before I buy a Husky Terra. I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Question vacuum activated fuel delivery system

Fellas, if you've got the time to post up: I understand the B12 has a vacuum activated fuel delivery system. My searches have come up with little in regards to running it out of fuel. For...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By OldManSandman
Think I'd be looking to go skiing or snowboarding...

Think I'd be looking to go skiing or snowboarding (fuelled by coffee, of course).
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
going, going, g....

Futzing around with a small piece of ply in my carport ( which is gravel) while trying to line it up to get her on the centre stand. She started to go over (the opposite side I was on) and there was...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3,601
Views: 761,180
Posted By OldManSandman
Just stumbled on this thread. Terra looks like...

Just stumbled on this thread. Terra looks like an awesome bike and at the price point I believe will sh*t kick KLR / DR sales... Thumbs up BMW / Husky, I might be riding one in the future.

Sandman
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By OldManSandman
I had a TL1000S, awesome power - shite handling....

I had a TL1000S, awesome power - shite handling. I do miss it though & regret selling it for all its quirks. Bought an 01. Bandit 1200 : I don't notice any vibes & it sure had a lot more grunt &...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Stealth is where its at - especially early...

Stealth is where its at - especially early mornings!
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 177,108
Posted By OldManSandman
Achesley or anyone else in the know: I've got an...

Achesley or anyone else in the know: I've got an '01 1200, and am assuming the brake lines, cables etc wouldn't be too far off that of the 1250. I'd like to go with the 3.5" Rox Risers and possibly...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By OldManSandman
Loved my '80 GS1100E, but I guess you are wanting...

Loved my '80 GS1100E, but I guess you are wanting info on the Buell pegs.....
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
I'd check out the '99. Has a load of options that...

I'd check out the '99. Has a load of options that are pricey to do if you wanted them added. I have an '02 and I like the style a lot better - really just the front end though. I wish I had grab...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,807
Posted By OldManSandman
+1 :wink: (oh, and I'm 6"3" and bought a Bandit...

+1 :wink:
(oh, and I'm 6"3" and bought a Bandit 1200)
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
'm in the same boat with an '02. When I get time...

'm in the same boat with an '02. When I get time I plan to go with RoxSpeedFX adjustable risers and a bar as wide as he KLR's - Renthal Desert's or something like that. The KLR seating position &...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,353
Views: 589,540
Posted By OldManSandman
Stiff Choke Lever

What's the recommended fluid / spray / fix for a stiff choke lever? I haven't looked too hard at the mechanics of it but any suggestions / cautions are appreciated!
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