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Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,296
Posted By Racerrrx
I'd put my Majesty 400's cargo capacity up...

I'd put my Majesty 400's cargo capacity up against any scoot- and if you care about the storage being lockable and weatherproof it's no contest. TWO full face large helmets fit under the seat, two...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 69,529
Views: 5,599,195
Posted By Racerrrx
repost from another list re: Mike Solace- A...

repost from another list re: Mike Solace-

A member of the VFR group was good enough to share more current information on Mike provided by someone who was riding with him. Sounds like he is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By Racerrrx
Also picked up a '99 Zuma 50 this spring, pretty...

Also picked up a '99 Zuma 50 this spring, pretty sure it was 100% original. Motor feels pretty tired, but the belt and rollers looked great (changed the belt anyway since I was in there). Got a 70cc...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By Racerrrx
No belt issues with my '05 Majesty. Interval is...

No belt issues with my '05 Majesty. Interval is 12K. I changed mine around 14K and 27K, both times the old one looked fine.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Racerrrx
'07 Sportcity 250

I've always lusted after these and finally found one- drove 7.5 hours (each way) to pick it up last weekend. After a few rides I'm sadly thinking that it just doesn't fit me. I haven't even...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By Racerrrx
I've done plenty of 4-500 mile days on my...

I've done plenty of 4-500 mile days on my Majesty. Other that the harsh rear suspension it's awesome. It actually seems most suited for cruising at 80-85mph. Stock mine got 60mpg, with the Jcosta...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,706
Posted By Racerrrx
I kinda miss my Wee... this makes me wanna go buy...

I kinda miss my Wee... this makes me wanna go buy the one that's been languishing at the dealer with 107K on it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 480,975
Posted By Racerrrx
A 2nd gen SV shock would work too, and they're...

A 2nd gen SV shock would work too, and they're both a dime a dozen.
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 480,975
Posted By Racerrrx
I put on a 1st gen SV650 shock (just drilled...

I put on a 1st gen SV650 shock (just drilled another set of holes on the stock bottom clevis so as not to have a 35 inch seat height) and put .85 springs and oil in the forks. Was like night and day...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,813
Posted By Racerrrx
I don't regret any of the bikes I bought, but if...

I don't regret any of the bikes I bought, but if I could go back to the early 90's I'd snap up some of the blowout deals on some now cult classics...back then local dealers had tons of 2-3 year old...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 45,800
Posted By Racerrrx
Sorry- couldn't get past page 1...Beetle bags...

Sorry- couldn't get past page 1...Beetle bags :puke1 MY EYES!!! :nah
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,049
Posted By Racerrrx
I suggest high front fender and jack up the rear...

I suggest high front fender and jack up the rear a bit by either using longer shocks or moving the upper shock mounts forward on the subframe
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,049
Posted By Racerrrx
I was wondering why you didn't just use the oven...

I was wondering why you didn't just use the oven in the house then I saw something about "wife" :D

I've powdercoated quite a bit- 375F is the cure temp for most powders. Go to Harbor Freight and...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,287
Posted By Racerrrx
If you can find one, get the JCosta variator-...

If you can find one, get the JCosta variator- PITA to install and you give up about 10 MPG, but soooo worth it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,142
Posted By Racerrrx
Pelican and SKB are very good quality, just not...

Pelican and SKB are very good quality, just not at all stylish
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,142
Posted By Racerrrx
Had the opposite experience with both Coocase and...

Had the opposite experience with both Coocase and Twisted Throttle...

Givi Monokey is the standard. The cheap Jc Whitney cases are surprisingly good (better than the brittle Coocase IMO)
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 645,929
Posted By Racerrrx
Meh...the guy I bought my FJR from (original...

Meh...the guy I bought my FJR from (original owner) had a fancy spreadsheet and seemed damn proud of it... I got the bike home and on first inspection found front brake pads almost worn to the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,457
Posted By Racerrrx
over 100HP at only 90 rpm....quite impressive!

over 100HP at only 90 rpm....quite impressive!
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,457
Posted By Racerrrx
There's a reason for that.... Prices are...

There's a reason for that....
Prices are likely higher in CA but here in OH it's a buyers market. My '03 FJR has been up for sale at $4200, now 3900 and nary a peep of interest.

For "different"...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,457
Posted By Racerrrx
everyone has their own idea of "cheap"...what's...

everyone has their own idea of "cheap"...what's yours???
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 149,935
Posted By Racerrrx
2005 Majesty for sale

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2005 Yamaha Majesty
Yamaha Blue
Exc. condition, runs and looks great
color matched top box...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,204
Posted By Racerrrx
2005 Majesty for sale

2005 Yamaha Majesty
Yamaha Blue
Exc. condition, runs and looks great
color matched top box
upgraded rear shocks
J Costa variator (much quicker from stop with this)
battery tender/heated vest...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-06-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By Racerrrx
the miles are a non-issue. I'd get the blue...

the miles are a non-issue. I'd get the blue simply because the yellow is hideous and a cop magnet. Or, you could buy my 2005 Majesty for a mere $2600 and have more comfort, storage, and still go...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,470
Posted By Racerrrx
I've got lots of miles on a gen1 FZ1, and have...

I've got lots of miles on a gen1 FZ1, and have ridden most gens of the VFR 750/800. No experience with the Blackbird, but I can imagine it's got similar thrust as my FJR with less bulk. All 3 should...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 162,444
Posted By Racerrrx
Yeah, but they look damn nice. I'm sure China...

Yeah, but they look damn nice. I'm sure China Inc. will be along with a passable copy soon enough at a fifth the price.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,875
Posted By Racerrrx
I'm pretty sure the PC's motor is based on the...

I'm pretty sure the PC's motor is based on the old Shadow 750- not exactly my idea of an ideal starting point for anything other than a boat anchor. If you do it...add MORE wires and hoses- call it...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 162,444
Posted By Racerrrx
Until you want to remove the rear wheel...

Until you want to remove the rear wheel...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-20-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By Racerrrx
Until you mentioned passenger requirements I was...

Until you mentioned passenger requirements I was gonna say the B400 was overkill for your commute. Have something against Yamahas? I see a lot more Majesty 400's around (and for sale) than B400's....
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,604
Posted By Racerrrx
All 3 of my current bikes are good commuters-...

All 3 of my current bikes are good commuters- CBR250, FJR, Majesty 400

The Majesty gets the nod 90% of the time... 50mpg, great weather protection, tons of storage, invisible to cops, enough...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 645,929
Posted By Racerrrx
re:stock seat- I find it passable (did a 400 mile...

re:stock seat- I find it passable (did a 400 mile day of mostly twisties on Sunday); only thing sore was my hands. I'm sure a Sargent or something would be better, but the stocker is no torture rack.
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 645,929
Posted By Racerrrx
just a couple days ago my new to me '03 had a...

just a couple days ago my new to me '03 had a shield failure. It basically got stuck on the worm gear (I think due to slop in multiple fasteners) and wouldn't move manually, and when key was shut off...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 155,506
Posted By Racerrrx
If my Majesty ever dies this will be on the short...

If my Majesty ever dies this will be on the short list
Forum: Battle scooters 11-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,522
Posted By Racerrrx
Not trying to upset your marital bliss, but this...

Not trying to upset your marital bliss, but this makes zero sense. $150/month for 60 months vs $3000 ONCE. Can't see how that's fiscally sound to anyone. If you MUST make payments, just take out a...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-05-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,522
Posted By Racerrrx
The only thing I'd like to talk you out of is...

The only thing I'd like to talk you out of is buying new...I don't see that many B400's for sale around here, but Majesty 400's are fairly plentiful for well under $3K for a newish one. If you can...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,336,195
Posted By Racerrrx
http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt297/racerrrrx...

http://i621.photobucket.com/albums/tt297/racerrrrx/CBR250/cbr250023.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,345
Posted By Racerrrx
Love my '05, has about 20K on it, no issues. I...

Love my '05, has about 20K on it, no issues. I tried lighter/fewer roller weights and they helped but ended up going with a J Costa variator, much better! I really think the Maj is dangerously slow...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-17-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By Racerrrx
The only thing "wrong" about this vid (after I...

The only thing "wrong" about this vid (after I turned the sound off) was the all-dude nude hot spring scene at the end...

I'm sure they can get a CRF250L there, but it probably costs 3 years...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,394
Posted By Racerrrx
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Regional forums 06-20-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 89,482
Posted By Racerrrx
Rough plan is to leave Columbus (south side)...

Rough plan is to leave Columbus (south side) around 10a.m. friday, take a quick loop thru Hocking Hills then 56 to 278 to 33 to 550 to Marietta, then cross over into WV, 31 to 16 to 33 to Glenville,...
Forum: Regional forums 06-20-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 89,482
Posted By Racerrrx
Don't remember, but it's the only BBQ place in...

Don't remember, but it's the only BBQ place in Glenville, right on 33.
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