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Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
well, ive made my decision.. the ascots are a bit...

well, ive made my decision.. the ascots are a bit too small for me, and dont really have much power.. im about 4 inches taller and about 100-150lbs heavier than a lot of the ascot people i find.. im...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
hondas NC700x two-cylinder adventure bike is...

hondas NC700x two-cylinder adventure bike is roughly the same weight and power of that cx500.. so its not a dirt bike of course, may not compare to a lot of dual sports.. but seems like it would...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
tell me what you guys think of this for a...

tell me what you guys think of this for a dualsport http://www.4strokes.com/guests/uploadpics/CX500-DualSport.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
yeah... so far this is the information ive...

yeah... so far this is the information ive gathered

SR/XT500, good
ascot FT500 or VT500, both good
suzuki savage/s40, avoid
sportsters, avoid

here are some bikes im curious about whether...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
southeastern corner of NY state, 2 hours from any...

southeastern corner of NY state, 2 hours from any city of decent size and motorcycles arent all that common here, not like in other places.. i might be better off waiting till i move back to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
i told you i was incredibly flexible and open to...

i told you i was incredibly flexible and open to just about any idea if it was a good enough idea... unfortunately there are no xt/sr500s anywhere near me, nor are there any ascots.. im pretty...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
huh? plot?.. ive just been spending more time...

huh? plot?.. ive just been spending more time looking at the v-twin ascot and the virago.. seems honda and yamaha did some interesting things with their v-twins.. i wonder how easy it is to find...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
how is shaft drive going to work?.. i mean, am i...

how is shaft drive going to work?.. i mean, am i still able to raise the suspension a bit with a shaft drive? it seems like the closed geared system would be better than an open chain.. but hard to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
actually.. a bike thats starting to REALLY...

actually.. a bike thats starting to REALLY attract me now is that VT500 ascot.. the v-twin model.. looks like a naked sport bike with a liquid cooled v-twin, and i seen a couple converted to dual...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
i always make sure the frame is solid, straight,...

i always make sure the frame is solid, straight, and the engine turns freely, if something doesnt have atleast those two things then its not even a consideration
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
yeah.. and as i said before i already have brand...

yeah.. and as i said before i already have brand new tires, never installed on a bike that would fit the SR500 perfectly, great street tires, and the parts i need to upgrade 35mm forks for a much...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
yeah.. i know, not the best move.. and im still...

yeah.. i know, not the best move.. and im still probably going to go with the SR500 to be completely honest.. there are a few things about it that make it more attractive for as much riding as i...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
shape of the rest of it is fine.. and its being...

shape of the rest of it is fine.. and its being sold for less than $1,000, im just estimating the cost of shipping with that from a price quite for shipping motorcycles
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
well, i have more information about this XT500.....

well, i have more information about this XT500.. it was a 10mph wreck.. bumped into something then fell over, but i have photos from after the wreck, all it did was bend the forks and the front rim,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
ya know what.. i cant rely on getting the same...

ya know what.. i cant rely on getting the same price for something i pay for, even a sportster.. and well, i think im going to have buyers remorse if i buy anything that i dont completely want, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
i do like the versatility of dual sports, but i...

i do like the versatility of dual sports, but i also like the added creativity of having one that wasnt meant to be.. i like making tweaks and modifications to things to do what they werent...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
you think an 89 XT600 (not the xt500, its like...

you think an 89 XT600 (not the xt500, its like the early version of the XT660) is the more badass option?.. why do you think this? and why dont you think its as practical as the DR650?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
yeah.. its true, these things are pretty...

yeah.. its true, these things are pretty overweight.. when a 350lb bike can out accelerate and outrun a 550, heck even the 750lb big twin harleys you have to realize... why am i paying for this extra...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
well, im moving to another state in less than 2...

well, im moving to another state in less than 2 months, need something for commuting while im there.. id love to find an SR500, but if i cant i might buy one of these viragos for a commuter and trade...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
not sure if id call this old or not.. but im...

not sure if id call this old or not.. but im seeing a couple yamaha viragos near me... 400lbs dry, but shaft driven.. i seen a harley sportster converted to dual sport that looked pretty cool, so...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By jason41987
hmm.. also found an '89 XT600 for sale near me

hmm.. also found an '89 XT600 for sale near me
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
what about the suzuki S40?.. unfortunately i dont...

what about the suzuki S40?.. unfortunately i dont think i could put a kicker on it.. but i could convert it to a light duty dual-sport later on.. its a nice thumper, very big aftermarket too... and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By jason41987
what are your opinions on the suzuki S40?.....

what are your opinions on the suzuki S40?.. believe its a 650cc thumper, very light weight, about the weight of an SR500, more modern bike though.. and with the low weight, decent power, good fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
i did the math on the RD350, how much oil i need...

i did the math on the RD350, how much oil i need per gallon of gasoline, how much that amount of oil costs compared to the cost of gasoline, and the lower fuel economy and it would cost me less to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By jason41987
just read online you can use a kickstarter off a...

just read online you can use a kickstarter off a KLR600 on a KLR650.. the KLR600s dont look bad, im guessing these were around before the 650s?

i put an ad in my local craigslist to see what sort...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By jason41987
in search of a new thumper

well ive been talking to some people on the old's cool board, discussing the idea of an SR500 or XT500, but id also like to adjust some newer models of the mid 1990s on up

so anyway, i would mind...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,944
Posted By jason41987
thanks for the ad.. i already bought it though ...

thanks for the ad.. i already bought it though

kidding.. that would have been VERY cruel
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
fair enough points made motomike, i did think...

fair enough points made motomike, i did think about the electronic vs points system as well.. a debate ive already had with myself in the past as to what id rather have, and i actually decided id...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
pigford, i have a question i think you may be...

pigford, i have a question i think you may be well qualified to answer... near me a guy is selling a 1977 TT500, identicle to yours in condition, runs incredibly well, is very clean and maintained......
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
im not exactly sure what the differences are,...

im not exactly sure what the differences are, think the SR500 was designed strictly as a street bike, the XT as a dual sport, and the TT as an offroad?.. and didnt one have a 6v charging system?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
i also found an SR500 for about $1000, needs new...

i also found an SR500 for about $1000, needs new fluids, bearings, carbs need to be rebuilt and the tank has rust inside (i could electrolyze it or swish around some rust-converter) so far those are...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
i found an XT500 for sale.. $400, complete, but...

i found an XT500 for sale.. $400, complete, but no title, not running... says it was running when parked last fall and not since.. says its not siezed.. wonder if thats worth it.. its 5 hours from...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
well, i can upgrade the SR500 suspension should i...

well, i can upgrade the SR500 suspension should i find one, so im not worried about that... they seem to have enough power for what id want.. i could maybe pick up a set of sprockets to have a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jason41987
a 650 what?... my weight limit is no more than...

a 650 what?... my weight limit is no more than 400lbs dry weight... its a commuter first and as such i want something a bit lighter and more nimble for city riding as its primary use.. but be able to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
well then ill probably skip out on the RD350.....

well then ill probably skip out on the RD350.. they seem like tons of fun, but the SR500 seems like it would be better for me

now.. about that suspension mentioned above... i have a set of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
thats interesting to know.. ever taken your SR500...

thats interesting to know.. ever taken your SR500 on a 6 hour or more road trip?.. if so, how comfortable was it at highway speeds for extended periods?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,822
Posted By jason41987
Yamaha SR/XT/TT500, RD350, or other?.. suggestions?

im looking for a new bike.. and well, i figure this place is good as any to look for advice.. since i wouldnt mind going with some offroad modifications to the mentioned above bikes... i do a lot of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,255
Posted By jason41987
that comes out to under $3k USD... bout another...

that comes out to under $3k USD... bout another $1k for importation... maybe i should buy one?
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By jason41987
does that sound at all suitable to anyone for a...

does that sound at all suitable to anyone for a light-duty dual sport?
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By jason41987
no, the F just means its the supersport model......

no, the F just means its the supersport model... and the people on sohc/4 forums are mostly into restoring as original, or cafe racer modifications... not much information on putting together a dual...
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