Yamaha TDM Riders

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by BuellDualSport, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    That is a nice looking MkI Lordzed. Enjoy.
  2. clocklaw

    clocklaw Long timer

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    just a head's up guys, I am working on another group purchase with Renntec for their "bash bars"....they said they would agree to make 10 more sets if they get commitment for them, I will get everything together and post it up soon, but if you are interested in a set at the same price as the last batch, send me a pm.
  3. yamalama

    yamalama wet coaster

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    Mt XTZ would like an 850 transplant.
    Preferably a 270 degree with a cdi.
    Any leads appreciated.
    Thanks in advance.
    Y L
  4. BluRoad

    BluRoad as in blue highways

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    What this thread needs is more photos:

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    JOE in WI
  5. masterbrewer

    masterbrewer TDMster

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  6. clocklaw

    clocklaw Long timer

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    Mobile Clocklaw
  7. clocklaw

    clocklaw Long timer

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    A couple more from yesterday....


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  8. landshark

    landshark n00b

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  10. wide

    wide Been here awhile

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    What is the seating position like on the newer 850. Thinking about looking into one as I need to have something with more road speed but still has the big traillie ergonomics. Im more concerned of seat to peg distance and leg bend as my knees are getting old now and dont want a tight bend

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  11. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    I'm tall, over 6 foot & my only issue is numb bum or a stiff neck if I'm forced to ride all day on motorways.

    Try this site... http://cycle-ergo.com/

    but more importantly, try before you buy.
  12. ardbeglily

    ardbeglily Been here awhile

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    There is a really nice TDM in the Central NJ Craigslist. I have no affiliation, just wish I had the $$$
  13. GARAGE HERMIT

    GARAGE HERMIT Been here awhile

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    here's mine, 1994 model, just bought it, going to make a few change's starting with the exhaust, and the h/bar's,

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  14. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    I can see why you would want to make a few changes to the exhaust:D
  15. afk40

    afk40 Been here awhile

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    yes Id say that as well.. thats a lovely looking end can... What is it.?, jist thought ad throw that in there ..

    Im to pick up ma new bike to me the morra.. a 2000 850.. ive had a 92 one many years ago. then a had a 99 one, wi real nice cans on it cant remember the make o them but renegate comes to mind..they had an awesome growl to them...

    Im just done reading these many many posts on here, read the first 12 pages then jumped in leaps an bounds thru the rest o them then read the last 10... can I ask this question... WHY ?? do ye need to change the direction of the front tyre when fitting on off road tyres..ive always liked Distanzas on many bikes ave owned, so why change the direction of the front...can ye not just use it the way its intended to go.??? I know someone will explain after all they pages o posts.... cheers. guys. :wink:
  16. GARAGE HERMIT

    GARAGE HERMIT Been here awhile

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    it's an old " megaton" reverse cone megga,

    think they were saying about using a rear tyre on the front as they cant get the correct size for the front,
  17. afk40

    afk40 Been here awhile

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    Thanks... yea a get the bit about using a rear tyre on teh front. but why reverse it,,,surley their runnin the same way. so why reverse.?
  18. GARAGE HERMIT

    GARAGE HERMIT Been here awhile

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    not really sure, but a avon roadrider universal (front or rear use) tyre which i had on the front of my k75 had opposite direction arrow's on it for front or rear use,
  19. Fun Lovin' Criminal

    Fun Lovin' Criminal Adventurer

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    Braking forces on the front are opposite to acceleration forces on the rear.
  20. afk40

    afk40 Been here awhile

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    thankyou that man... so this is why... thanks..:clap