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Forum: General Sportbikes   06-23-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Justin726
I chopped both on my SV1000 last year. I...

I chopped both on my SV1000 last year.

I basically cut mine in half and then reattached the front flange to the "back half" of the pipe instead of putting the back tip onto the front half. I just...
Forum: General Sportbikes   06-11-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,866
Posted By Justin726
Looks like a great trip. :cheers

Looks like a great trip. :cheers
Forum: Suzuki Sportbikes   04-22-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Justin726
Rubber naturally dries out as it ages. Exposure...

Rubber naturally dries out as it ages. Exposure to direct sunlight or chemicals can speed up the process. The older a tire gets, the more susceptible they are to cracking. IT's called "weather...
Forum: Suzuki Sportbikes   03-14-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,936
Posted By Justin726
So it's obviously going to be a bit heavier and...

So it's obviously going to be a bit heavier and more akward than a 300, but I don't think it's something you wouldn't be able to handle. An average size guy shoving around a Goldwing or HD Road King...
Forum: Suzuki Sportbikes   03-13-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,936
Posted By Justin726
I put over 50,000 miles on the Busa that I had. ...

I put over 50,000 miles on the Busa that I had. It works just fine as a commuting or even touring bike. Sure it's got a little more weight, but once it gets rolling you don't notice it that much. ...
Forum: Introduction Forum   03-06-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Justin726
Carbs need cleaned. You won't see anything...

Carbs need cleaned.

You won't see anything just by looking inside the neck of the carbs. If the bike sat for a long time with old gas, that obviously gets inside the tiny holes/passages and...
Forum: SV Series   05-30-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,740
Posted By Justin726
I owned a naked SV650 back in 2000 and really...

I owned a naked SV650 back in 2000 and really enjoyed the bike. Today I have a naked SV1000 in the garage.

All day riding can be done. If you're going to be on the interstate doing 80mph it...
Forum: General Sportbikes   05-29-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,764
Posted By Justin726
Just spend a few extra dollars and buy the one...

Just spend a few extra dollars and buy the one that's on ebay right now.
Forum: Suzuki Sportbikes   05-06-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Justin726
Sounds like possibly a faulty kill switch. ...

Sounds like possibly a faulty kill switch. Perhaps a faulty gear sensor...bike won't start if it thinks it's in gear.

Start checking those.
Forum: Introduction Forum   04-26-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Justin726
Take it to a reliable mechanic. Tell him your...

Take it to a reliable mechanic. Tell him your situation. He can look the bike over and if he finds something, then he can document it and that might help you in court.

This is going to be a...
Forum: Introduction Forum   04-01-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Justin726
I've gotta admit. I know nothing about custom...

I've gotta admit. I know nothing about custom made helmets. But if you're planning on using it out on the streets, I'm sure the law states that it would have to be DOT legal. From what I've...
Forum: General Sportbikes   03-31-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,104
Posted By Justin726
Girls drop their panties quicker for guys that...

Girls drop their panties quicker for guys that ride V-twins. :skirt

I had a 2000 SV650 and loved it. I had a 1997 TL1000S and loved it even more. I only had inline-4 bikes for about 12 years or...
Forum: Introduction Forum   03-24-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By Justin726
Plenty of power. A great way to get your feet...

Plenty of power. A great way to get your feet wet with sportbikes without shelling out a bunch of money. I've never owned an 1100, but a good friend has had a few and loves them.
Forum: Introduction Forum   03-15-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Justin726
Welcome. Helmet, motorcycle, then license would...

Welcome. Helmet, motorcycle, then license would be my order. It all really happens very quickly. Once you get to the point of actually having a motorcycle, you'll want to get your license as soon...
Forum: General Sportbikes   03-11-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By Justin726
What's wrong with the current Honda polish? ...

What's wrong with the current Honda polish? Works well enough for me.
Forum: General Sportbikes   03-10-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By Justin726
I've had great luck with Yuasa batteries in the...

I've had great luck with Yuasa batteries in the past. When my stock battery dies, I always replace it with an upgraded Yuasa with more cold cranking amps. Easily get 5 years out of these batteries....
Forum: Introduction Forum   02-09-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By Justin726
Welcome. :welcome

Welcome.

:welcome
Forum: General Sportbikes   02-02-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Justin726
I saw them post an add today or yesterday for...

I saw them post an add today or yesterday for $105 bar end mirrors. I swear they're identical to the $20 set I bought off of ebay.
Forum: General Sportbikes   01-08-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,279
Posted By Justin726
Cheap eBay tire spoons Bead Pro Beadbreaker...

Cheap eBay tire spoons
Bead Pro Beadbreaker (aluminum version)
Motion Pro rim protectors
Cheap eBay balancing equip.
Motion Pro wheel weights

You can buy an entire balancing stand off of...
Forum: General Sportbikes   01-03-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,279
Posted By Justin726
Who changes their own tires?

After +15 years of riding, I just for the first time changed out my own tires. It was so easy, I don't know why I've been wasting all this time/money taking wheels and tires to the shop to have them...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-27-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,579
Posted By Justin726
Yes, all cold cranking is bad for your car/bike....

Yes, all cold cranking is bad for your car/bike. That's when the majority of the wear takes place on your engine, mostly because the oil isn't circulating and needs time to do so. Starting an engine...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-26-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,136
Posted By Justin726
So to answer your original question...personally...

So to answer your original question...personally I would not be too worried about frame damage from a tip-over. I'm no engineer, but I would assume the foot peg would bend and/or break before the...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-19-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,968
Posted By Justin726
Here's the rundown of what I do in the winter. ...

Here's the rundown of what I do in the winter.

Gear:
Tourmaster Transition 3.0 Jacket
Tourmaster Overpants
Alpinestars Arctic Drystar Gloves.
Klim Neck Warmer (Best $20 spent)

Bike...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-19-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,630
Posted By Justin726
Hopefully they don't steal 10-15 horsepower from...

Hopefully they don't steal 10-15 horsepower from the stock R1. I get so sick of that bullshit. Who in their right mind want's a naked bike that is giving up HP to a streamlined full fairing bike. ...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-18-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,630
Posted By Justin726
Yes please, more naked bike options. I'm...

Yes please, more naked bike options.

I'm digging this one. A few extra plastic pieces that really don't look necessary, seems like a good solid platform to start with.

The complete exhaust...
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