The Yamaha TW200 Thread...

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by neepuk, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. Cyclepath

    Cyclepath Lost wanderer

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    Hey Randy, I just watched that video. Remind me not to ride with those two guys they are a couple of accidents looking for a place to happen. Lol they kept saying there's no cell service,duhhh, didn't either one of them have offline mapping program with contour lines , it would have kept them from hiking to a cliff they couldn't get down or a simple GPS, or a spot tracker or in reach. At least then they would have known how long the trail is and where it came out. Sounds to me like they didn't do any research. But they did have an adventure
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  2. frog13

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    MiO.......hope all goes well.
    Nice pic BTW. Ride on.
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  3. Randy

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    I've heard of that stuff before, but never tried it. Based on your recommendation, I think I'll order some. I've always had good results with PB Blaster actually. Years ago, I had an actual experience similar to your joke above. I was restoring my CB400Four. I forget the actual part that was giving me trouble now, but I know that I fought it and fought it to the point of utter frustration! :baldy:baldy I had beat on it, froze it, heated it, and everything else I could think of. Finally, late at night, I gave up. I squirted it down good with PB and went to bed... The next day I went back to it and the part literally came apart in my hand! It's been my go to since. But, if there's something better...

    I'm assuming this is the stuff?


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  4. Randy

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    Yeah, from their story I took it that it wasn't a planned thing. From what I gathered, they were planning to just take a little 2 hour ride, out and back. Then, as often happens, one thing led to another... then they pushed a little further... and a little more... until it got out of control. Sometimes that results in the disastrous stories that we hear and read about. I'll admit that I've experienced that phenomenon a few times in my life as well. Looking back on my 55 years, I still marvel at the fact that I' still alive! :clap And, I agree about the adventure. It's been my experience that it's the things we experience that don't go as planned that stand out most in my memory, and that I reflect back on with the biggest smiles...

    Even still, in an area like that, it can be foolhardy to not have a backup plan and rescue capability. Kinda reminds me of the 127 Hours story...
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  5. afordableperformance

    afordableperformance Been here awhile

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    Just a quick update in case anyone cares! I got my used ebay kick starter today, slapped it right on there, fit like it supposed to, tried it out once and it worked, fired right up. Anyone have a line on the best place to get replacement fork boots, if ebay, which ones fit best? I see several with different dimensions all saying they fit TW200. Thanks Everybody, for all the information makes it easier to finish projects. That high fender kit looks good Randy, I may have to get one when I do the fork boots! I saw 2 high fender brackets listed on the Procycle website, did you get the cheaper one or the more expensive one listed for SM fender? Thanks
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  6. Randy

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    Glad you got your kicker sorted. Can't help on the fork boots.

    I wasn't aware that they offered more than one high fender bracket for the TW... I got this one though...

    https://procycle.us/product/1444

    It's a quality piece, and includes spacers and hardware needed to install. Very simple modification.

    And while there are different fender options, I bought the UFO design 1 supermoto fender. To me, it has a more traditional dirt bike fender profile more fitting to the TW's 80's styling. Of course that's totally subjective...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ufo-Plastics-Universal-Supermoto-Front-Fender-Design-1-White-Pa01027-041-Wht-14/332923094514?ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649



    :ricky
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  7. afordableperformance

    afordableperformance Been here awhile

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    Hi Randy, thanks that is the cheaper bracket and the same fender, thought you got them both at Procycle, but that is fine, ebay is a few dollars cheaper. I need a black one though, so when I get my boots figured out I'll probably go with the high fender at the same time. Thanks Again!
  8. Randy

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    Well, I can't honestly say what fender Procycle is currently offering as an add-on to their bracket. But, the ones that I've seen appear to be the Acerbis supermoto fender. If that's the case, it's much more angular, and has vents in the rear portion. I selected my fender, not based on price, but on shape. As I said earlier, that's purely personal taste, but for me I preferred the UFO Design 1 over the other options I've seen.... YMMV of course...
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    My brother speaks of Kroil often.....if I can only remember , I'll find it somewhere.
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    I know this a little different than what is normal on this thread, but I bought this hack job for specific purpose of building a tracker/ Daryl Walking Dead build. Here are some pics of the way I bought it and the way it sits currently!
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    mykdee Been here awhile

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    Huh, looking pretty cool!
  13. Randy

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    Nice frame work! Pretty cool little bike. I enjoy seeing people think outside the box a bit and create interesting things like this. :thumb Judging by your landscape I'm guessing that you live in an arid climate where mud isn't a "thing" and rear fenders aren't that important...
  14. Cyclepath

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    Yes that is the stuff. Give it a try, it can't hurt. I used to use PB Blaster that it is good stuff once I started using this I haven't used any PB Blaster again but I certainly would if I had to.
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  15. Cyclepath

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    Nice pic Mio. And everybody needs to add blemishes to their bike that's what makes it your own. LOL no blemishes and people will think you don't ride it.
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  17. frog13

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    mykdee......nice job !.........obviously you have skills.
  18. Cyclepath

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    A few pics of a loop ride I did down the Illinois River and back in southern Oregon near Selma.

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  19. Cyclepath

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    A few more pics, and some pets in my girlfriends front yard. Yum yum, Thanksgiving is coming. LOL

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  20. frog13

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    Wow , nice area Cyclepath! . Yep......bird day is coming.....buuurp. :)
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