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Forum: Beasts 08-31-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
I got to use my ABS the other day when an old man...

I got to use my ABS the other day when an old man decided to pull a left turn and cut me off. The ABS allowed me to steer to the back of him and squeeze between the oncoming car. If I didn't have ABS...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Handlebar Vibrations

Anyone else find that their handlebars vibrate. I can't seem to drive more than 30-40min without having to fight off a numb throttle hand. Tried the bird shot in the handlebars as well with no real...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Update on leak

Just got back from the dealer and they believe that it could be a problem with the vent tube within the tank. They also believe that maybe the tank might have been filled too much and this has caused...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Thank you for all the pictures. I wish I had my...

Thank you for all the pictures. I wish I had my iPod to take pictures when I seen the leak. I don't believe the tube was a small tube I believe it was the bigger one. I should hear back from the...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Just wanted to give a quick update. Got the bike...

Just wanted to give a quick update. Got the bike back today at lunch. Drove it to work and when I went to get back on the bike 3hrs later I noticed the small oil leak. It was clearly coming out of...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Turns out to be the safety recall that the...

Turns out to be the safety recall that the dealership missed before selling it to me. Luckily it was caught without a major fail. Should be fixed on Monday when they get the new bolt.
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
oil or gas leak?

Just picked up my CB500X last Friday. Love the bike it is a huge difference from my DR200. Unfortunately I have noticed a quarter sized oil or gas leak just by the kick stand. It only seems to happen...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
Thanks Kray I'll check that out.

Thanks Kray I'll check that out.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 969,211
Posted By 85suzuki
parts

Getting excited for my new ride. The bike arrives at the dealership tomorrow. They had a red one in stock but I really wanted the black one. I also tried to order some parts for the bike and they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By 85suzuki
Nova Scotia Bang Up run

This ride was an adventure that I will never forget and one that I
have learned a lot from.
I asked Endo-Medico if he wanted to go for a run after work and he was in. At the time I wasn't quite...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
I just started using the Giant Loop coyote bag. I...

I just started using the Giant Loop coyote bag. I like it so far and its easier than coming up with a rack system.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 120,537
Posted By 85suzuki
Envious! Glad to see you guys back on the trail.

Envious! Glad to see you guys back on the trail.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Evening ride

I got out for a quick ride this evening. I wanted to venture further into the wild but my mind would not let go of a few things. I left without telling anyone where I was going. I had nothing to fix...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Still haven't done anything to the old girl. I'm...

Still haven't done anything to the old girl. I'm sure it is an easy fix but I don't think plugging it is the answer. I have ordered a new gasket kit for when I do decide to investigate a little...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,199
Posted By 85suzuki
My wife thinks you guys are crazy and "would be...

My wife thinks you guys are crazy and "would be better on safer bikes." I think you guys are an inspiration. Thanks for sharing your adventure:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
"Dorito" What did the shock cost you? I could use...

"Dorito" What did the shock cost you? I could use a new shock in the old girl.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 193,594
Posted By 85suzuki
Love this thread. I check in daily to see how...

Love this thread. I check in daily to see how this craziness is progressing. Best of luck!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
I purchased a gasket kit from TT tonight because...

I purchased a gasket kit from TT tonight because I noticed that the oil leak is getting worse. I am hoping that the tear down and rebuild will not take any longer than a weekend. I do have a manual...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Thanks for your response. Do you think there is...

Thanks for your response. Do you think there is any harm in driving it as is?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
I agree with you. I will drill, tap, and screw it...

I agree with you. I will drill, tap, and screw it in the next day or two. Thanks for all the replys. Will keep you guys posted as to what the outcome is.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Question "NORTHSOUTH15" Thank you for that post. Still...

"NORTHSOUTH15"
Thank you for that post. Still not sure what that hole is for or what will happen if I plug it? Will the oil back up somewhere that I don't want it to? Or will it go back down to the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Thanks for your reply. I agree there would be...

Thanks for your reply. I agree there would be bigger issues if it was through the cylinder wall. Not sure I want to plug this hole just yet. I would like to know what the cause is first
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Good to know that I'm not the only one with the...

Good to know that I'm not the only one with the hole in the cylinder. The cylinder was bored out and a new piston and rings were installed. I agree I would love to know why it is leaking instead of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
Yes it is the front of the cylinder. The hole is...

Yes it is the front of the cylinder. The hole is a manufactured hole for sure as to who the manufacturer or person is that made it I don't know? I just wonder why its there and if it would be a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
LOL downsized.

LOL downsized.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,392
Posted By 85suzuki
86 DR200 oil leak

After a fresh rebuild last fall my dr has been leaking oil from this hole. My mechanic says he has never seen this before and tried to find a cylinder to compare it to but could only find 125's. does...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,217,930
Posted By 85suzuki
I too am loving this thread as there is still...

I too am loving this thread as there is still plenty of snow around here in Nova Scotia. How far are you planning on going?
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