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Forum: Canada 03-10-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 71,052
Posted By Diablo_man
Grew up on denman island, rode a XL600r around...

Grew up on denman island, rode a XL600r around for a while, sold it, now im roadbikeless, with a 50 dollar 1979 TS185 kicking around at the farm at home. now that i am moved into vancouver, my next...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By Diablo_man
How does making the young guy with years...

How does making the young guy with years experience riding motocross etc, use a slow bike make him better at seeing old people coming at him? The idea of starting on a slow bike is for learning the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Diablo_man
I might be getting one of those for free soon....

I might be getting one of those for free soon. little carb work and she will be running again. perhaps then going bobber style on it.
kz750 twin.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,944
Posted By Diablo_man
Bikers are gonna become very Mad Max style....

Bikers are gonna become very Mad Max style. running from the police all the time, murdered out fast bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,880
Posted By Diablo_man
if you want to learn throttle, brake and clutch...

if you want to learn throttle, brake and clutch control really smoothly, ride 2 up for a while. it really exposes how jerky you will normally ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9,911
Views: 2,068,324
Posted By Diablo_man
yeah, my bad, im not used to forums that dont...

yeah, my bad, im not used to forums that dont automatically shrink photos to a certain size.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9,911
Views: 2,068,324
Posted By Diablo_man
Here is one i purchased 2 days ago. 1983...

Here is one i purchased 2 days ago.

1983 XZ550 with 41,700 km, good cosmetic condition, stored and non running.

150$

http://i.imgur.com/I4mg1.jpg

http://imgur.com/V89mM.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 35,214
Posted By Diablo_man
wow, i picked a faired 1983 one of these for 150$...

wow, i picked a faired 1983 one of these for 150$ yesterday, cant wait to make it work!
its only got 41,700 km on it.

http://imgur.com/KEInh.jpg

http://imgur.com/qmjuI.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 806,415
Posted By Diablo_man
Lol, how about bikes that i SHOULD have only paid...

Lol, how about bikes that i SHOULD have only paid 1500 for :P




i think this one takes the cake. my neighbor gave me his 1984 xl600r for free. it didnt run(undiagnosed electrical problem i...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 869,121
Posted By Diablo_man
i have always really loved the look of the...

i have always really loved the look of the kawasaki zx-9r and to a slightly lesser extent the 2000-2002 zx-6r. beautiful body work, barrel chested shark of a bike...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 3,166,700
Posted By Diablo_man
that is a beautiful bike, surprising how crappy...

that is a beautiful bike, surprising how crappy the seat coverings look, in comparison.

i would love an old school bike like that.
seems like my next bike might be a 1984 honda v45 magna
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,684
Posted By Diablo_man
the guys with the ninja 250s are forgetting that...

the guys with the ninja 250s are forgetting that the hondal rebel/nighthawk 250s are about the limpest bikes on the road. my friend has one, tops at 120kmph going down a hill, doesnt track very well...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Diablo_man
man a new magna would be sweeeeet. only problem...

man a new magna would be sweeeeet.
only problem is that extra 50cc makes it way more expensive to insure here, couldnt it be an 1150? lol
hope they update the 750 as well.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 3,166,700
Posted By Diablo_man
ok, well, all my bikes have been old. but so far...

ok, well, all my bikes have been old. but so far in good condition. i hope you guys like lots of big pictures and rambling.

my first bike, beautiful, but tempermental 1984 yamaha Virago XV500...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
i dunno about easy and cheap to repair my bike...

i dunno about easy and cheap to repair
my bike just had a 500$ total carb rebuild, and one part is still missing(bike runs fine) but the gasket thing between the twin carbs and the manifold has a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24,183
Views: 4,134,781
Posted By Diablo_man
4000?!?! might be a bit too much power there!:D

4000?!?! might be a bit too much power there!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,244
Posted By Diablo_man
im on my second bike no drops yet. my first bike...

im on my second bike no drops yet. my first bike 1984 yamaha virago 500(put 10000km on it) i never dropped, though i came close ripping along dirt roads on it at 60-70km. rode most of the winter with...
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,290
Posted By Diablo_man
awesome! so i am allowed to throw motorcycles...

awesome! so i am allowed to throw motorcycles now?

two bikes and 12,000km later no drops for me. had some close ones one dirt roads though. hehehe, my new bike is a 600cc dirtbike, as shiny as it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26,207
Views: 3,182,005
Posted By Diablo_man
is there any advantage of the earlier DR350's...

is there any advantage of the earlier DR350's (kickstart) over the e start models? what is the weight difference? (all the specs online say different things, or have them listed as the same weight.)...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,429
Posted By Diablo_man
alright, cool. i had been thinking along the...

alright, cool.
i had been thinking along the same lines. ill probably keep the XL and when i have a bit more money, get me an XV1100. same weight and bike more power and range, very cheap to pick up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,429
Posted By Diablo_man
Opinions on this trade, my honda XL600r for a 1986 Yamaha Virago XV700

alright, so i put up my 1984 honda XL600R, for a possible trade for a dualsport and got this.

a black 1986 Yamaha Virago XV700, 28,500miles, new exhausts, good condition exterior, good tires. guy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24,183
Views: 4,134,781
Posted By Diablo_man
there looks to be some good riding along the side...

there looks to be some good riding along the side of the princeton highway(between kamloops and merrit) on the other side of all those small lakes, some amazingliy shaped steep rolling hills.
makes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24,183
Views: 4,134,781
Posted By Diablo_man
isnt the S 11.3:1 ? since when is that low?

isnt the S 11.3:1 ? since when is that low?
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24,183
Views: 4,134,781
Posted By Diablo_man
quick question from a guy who hopes to be joining...

quick question from a guy who hopes to be joining the DRsexZ club.
you guys who use the DRZ as an adventure/touring bike, how does it do on bad/low octane gas, like you would find in mexico, etc?
i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
http://hondaparts-direct.com/fiche_section_detail....

http://hondaparts-direct.com/fiche_section_detail.asp

look up the honda xr400r, they have a great, tough little oil cooler there. you probably dont need all the attachment pieces, just the cooler...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
im not sure if my xl600r is still the stock...

im not sure if my xl600r is still the stock jetting or not. do you know what the stock jetting is? or what jetting is needed?
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 49,267
Posted By Diablo_man
always wanting and giving great sex, but then...

always wanting and giving great sex, but then stabbing you in the dick right in the middle eh?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
dont bother just check this website. they have a...

dont bother just check this website. they have a great Clarke 4.3 gallon tank. and it looks just like the original, unlike most aftermarket tanks. its 195$
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
try and leave it in a heated area(garage, living...

try and leave it in a heated area(garage, living room, etc) for the winter, makes starting it 100 times easier. i had mine stored in a barn and it was getting into the negative degrees C, and i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
yeah the previous owner replaced the seat. not...

yeah the previous owner replaced the seat. not sure who made that one, but it is super comfortable and wide towards the back. i kinda wish i had a harder, skinnier seat for the off roading, but that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,727
Posted By Diablo_man
i was just given a 1984 xl600r. just as clean and...

i was just given a 1984 xl600r. just as clean and beautiful as yours seems to be. recently had a bottom end rebuild, no miles on it since then, new stator, and a lot of other work. 37,000km on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 49,267
Posted By Diablo_man
nice gap between the seat and tank, bet that was...

nice gap between the seat and tank, bet that was hard on the "parts"
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,852
Posted By Diablo_man
not entirely sure why everyone seems to want a...

not entirely sure why everyone seems to want a harley davidson that isnt a cruiser? plenty of other makes that do sportbikes and dirtbikes. you dont see anyone saying, "man i wish ducati and ktm...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 49,267
Posted By Diablo_man
technically my current bike 1984 honda xl600r is...

technically my current bike 1984 honda xl600r is the worst as it doesnt run and i have only managed to start it twice. however, it seems to be a minor electric problem, and some rejetting to fix, and...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 43,852
Posted By Diablo_man
all harley bashing aside, i think this guy has...

all harley bashing aside, i think this guy has the right idea.
http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r267/diablo_man/bildmc.jpg

how sweet would that be? some blind cager starts to occupy your...
Forum: Face plant 12-01-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By Diablo_man
not sure how i could recreate that one! well i...

not sure how i could recreate that one!
well i wasnt going very fast(obviously too fast, but not insanely slow) and the bike slipped out right before the "puddle" and stopped right away, the front...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By Diablo_man
i am just thankful i didnt have my camera on me...

i am just thankful i didnt have my camera on me at the time, or it would be totally waterlogged!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 209,537
Posted By Diablo_man
what part of the highway(i live on denman...

what part of the highway(i live on denman island)?


also many of the earliest posts are about hay bales? i have never seen a 35lb bale, the lightest we make here are about 50-70, 100 for alfalfa...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By Diablo_man
my stupid faceplant, first tme on dualsport.

so i have ridden before, logged about 5,000km on my yamaha xv500 last year, and yesterday was my first chance to ride a dual sport(drz400 owned by a friend of mine). so of course we stayed of the...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,688
Posted By Diablo_man
yeah, i am lucky that i got all my real first...

yeah, i am lucky that i got all my real first driving experiences on a motorcycle(i knew how to drive cars, but little experience) so even now that i am not on a motorcycle anymore(temporary) i still...
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