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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Agreed, I'll be keeping an eye out for it. ...

Agreed, I'll be keeping an eye out for it.

-Jake
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
Slight updates. -Original tank has been...

Slight updates.

-Original tank has been cleaned out and the inside has been lined successfully. I have also welded the pin holes that had formed closed, just a little body work and the fuel...
Forum: Road Warriors Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 94,236
Posted By YJake
I think you did. Just needs a few styling changes...

I think you did. Just needs a few styling changes to make it 50/50 retro/modern muscle bike......
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By YJake
Except for the side covers the thing looks fairly...

Except for the side covers the thing looks fairly complete and in good shape!

I'm currently restoring the lower displacement off-road version, an SL100.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By YJake
Having a similar issue with my '71 SL100. Fresh...

Having a similar issue with my '71 SL100. Fresh carb/petcock. When I get high in the RPMs it starts to miss and this gets worse if the headlight is on high or the brake light is on. If I run with all...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
Now that is a possibility. The PO (Yeah you SR56...

Now that is a possibility. The PO (Yeah you SR56 :freaky) had just put a new set of shoes on the front before I acquired the bike. I may pull the front wheel and fit the shoes and sand the drum.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,177,273
Posted By YJake
I never had a bike with enough compression to...

I never had a bike with enough compression to require that :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
Here is an updated picture of the bike with all...

Here is an updated picture of the bike with all of the painted bits installed minus the tank of course. It has turned out fairly well so far I think. I have factory "100" decals in the mail to stick...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39,908
Views: 10,677,336
Posted By YJake
Did one better. Bought a '71 SL100, restored it...

Did one better. Bought a '71 SL100, restored it and now have a 100mpg street legal dirt bike that will cruise at 50mph and carry me down single track with a 6pack of beer :freaky

I'm about $1.2k...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-26-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Fairly familiar with the curvy bits, but not off...

Fairly familiar with the curvy bits, but not off road trails. I'll either be camping Cheaha, AL or Suches, GA the first night and continuing north from there. Friend has never been to Barber so we're...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23,181
Views: 7,138,581
Posted By YJake
I converted mine at the dealer. It's called a...

I converted mine at the dealer. It's called a Bonneville SE :D

All kidding aside... I believe somebody on TRAT sealed his rims and is running tubeless now. You may want to search over there.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-25-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39,908
Views: 10,677,336
Posted By YJake
That there looks like a complete... Ruckus :evil ...

That there looks like a complete... Ruckus :evil

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-25-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
I'll be doing street. A Bonneville, Versys, and...

I'll be doing street. A Bonneville, Versys, and maybe a KTM with an SV650 engine spliced into it with me. :freaky

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-24-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Anybody here planning on hitting the N. GA/TN/NC...

Anybody here planning on hitting the N. GA/TN/NC region in early August? :ear

-Jake
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-24-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,875
Posted By YJake
Damn. Some folks here have been on some...

Damn.

Some folks here have been on some very impressive road trips.

-Jake
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
-72 hours into the vinegar treatment and I've got...

-72 hours into the vinegar treatment and I've got 3 pin hole leaks already. :puke1 None of them are dripping but have created rusty wet spots that will probably just get worse. Soooooooo I ordered...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,274
Posted By YJake
This thread is encouraging to me. I was left what...

This thread is encouraging to me. I was left what I believe is a '73 CL350 when a family member passed recently and will have it in my possession by summer's end. I took a look at the bike a few...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-22-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 94,236
Posted By YJake
Pretty much...! My 5 month old Bonnie is at 6,500...

Pretty much...! My 5 month old Bonnie is at 6,500 for the year and my Bandit 1200, SL100, and CL350 are all under 1,000 combined so far. :deal

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-20-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Redline? I dropped a tooth up front and now when...

Redline? I dropped a tooth up front and now when I wring its neck it moves, I can't imagine getting to 60mph otherwise . Idk where the redline is but I had that little guy screamin'... or was that...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 94,236
Posted By YJake
Yup! 5 months and 6,500 miles later and I still...

Yup! 5 months and 6,500 miles later and I still love my Bonnie, the other bikes are getting jealous. I have one more trip to the mountains planned for August this year too. :freaky

Just need to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Hey SR, guess who's SL100 can hit 60mph with a...

Hey SR, guess who's SL100 can hit 60mph with a 240lbs. geared up rider tucked in on it? :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
I'm finally back in town with the weekend off and...

I'm finally back in town with the weekend off and decided it was time to clean the inside of the fuel tank out that I've stripped down. It took exactly 2 gallons of vinegar to fill and after just a...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,298
Posted By YJake
I'd have a hard time replacing my 2003 nekkid but...

I'd have a hard time replacing my 2003 nekkid but if they bring back a nekkid model it would be nice having the same bike as my current one with water cooling, ABS, and fuel injection. My Bandit...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
I rode from Orlando to Pensacola today does that...

I rode from Orlando to Pensacola today does that count? I think I lost 10lbs. in water weight and actually got excited when I saw rain clouds in Walton county :rofl

-Jake
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39,908
Views: 10,677,336
Posted By YJake
I love the sense of humor folks on here have!...

I love the sense of humor folks on here have! Good to know it's all in good fun :rofl

-Jake
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
I may try the vinegar thing when I get back home....

I may try the vinegar thing when I get back home. If it will help clean out the inside some I'll give it a shot, I just need to find a way to block off the fuel cap and petcock holes while doing...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39,908
Views: 10,677,336
Posted By YJake
Truth. -Jake

Truth.

-Jake
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By YJake
I have done some dirt/gravel roads on my nekkid...

I have done some dirt/gravel roads on my nekkid B12 and it is not for the faint of heart. At 550lbs.+ it is not a very good option, not to say that the CB900 is much better, if you stick to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
Nice looking example you have there! :freaky ...

Nice looking example you have there! :freaky

I need a set of those "100" side cover decals. My tank has screw on tank badges but I really like those decals.

I have finished the fenders, side...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
So this bike was acquired with the intention that...

So this bike was acquired with the intention that the GF would have a bike to learn to ride on and for something for us both to ride in the woods that would be light weight and easy to throw in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
I got the thing up to 45mph in the neighborhood...

I got the thing up to 45mph in the neighborhood and decided that the stiff/dry rotted 1971 vintage tires needed replaced before I should start actually ridding the thing on the street.

Not too...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By YJake
Hold onto your butts! A 1971 Honda SL100 build thread...

When I say "build" thread I really mean "restore to street/dirt riding condition" thread. I acquired this bike off of a fellow inmate recently and decided that a build thread would keep me focused on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-04-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Hey SR, That SL100 is getting some lovin'...

Hey SR,

That SL100 is getting some lovin' already. God do I hate spooning rubbers :puke1



...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,297
Posted By YJake
Keep it coming. I'm doing a "light" restore on a...

Keep it coming. I'm doing a "light" restore on a '71 SL100 and have a CL125 as well. The SL runs fairly well but could use some loving and the factory tires are a little dry rotted :eek1. I was dumb...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 94,236
Posted By YJake
My 2015 SE did not come with a tach so I ordered...

My 2015 SE did not come with a tach so I ordered one. After 20 minutes and the help of 2 beers my Bonnie now lets me know how fast it is turning. :freaky

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-30-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Maybe a couple hours :dunno Not too long...

Maybe a couple hours :dunno Not too long though... the GF wants to learn how to wheelie that SL100 already :huh

-Jake
Forum: Road Warriors 05-30-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,366
Posted By YJake
I've got a nekkid Bandit 1200 that while stuck in...

I've got a nekkid Bandit 1200 that while stuck in gridlock traffic will COOK your legs and create heat waves so strong that you can see them rolling over the sides of the tank as they rise into your...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Sunday morning works for me. I'll choose one from...

Sunday morning works for me. I'll choose one from my stable with less than 1,000cc :evil

-Jake
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-28-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 32,841
Views: 2,640,283
Posted By YJake
Anybody want to tool around on pavement this...

Anybody want to tool around on pavement this weekend? I'm near Milton and need to kill 500 miles to do an oil change before a trip. :deal

-Jake
Forum: Road Warriors 05-28-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,471
Posted By YJake
That Sir is an understatement. My Hinckley Bonnie...

That Sir is an understatement. My Hinckley Bonnie is as solid as an anvil and (to me) a blast to ride. Those new Indians are lookers too. I hope they make one with real suspension soon so I have an...
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