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Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 03:05 PM
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Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
That's what I like to hear! Turning a negative...

That's what I like to hear! Turning a negative into a positive!

Supposedly, the SR is being delivered Monday.

I'm excited. I even broke out my old XT service manuals to look over!!!
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
It has nothing to do with 'handling truth' ...

It has nothing to do with 'handling truth'

It's not a big deal. Really. :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I don't wear a watch, or care much for 'time' ya...

I don't wear a watch, or care much for 'time' ya dig??

I have a car that runs out of gas at 1/4 tank. I adjusted accordingly.

:cry :cry :cry :cry :cry
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Please stop bitching!! You have a brand...

Please stop bitching!!

You have a brand new bike!

Fucking enjoy it.

The most miserable new, bike owner I have come across...and I worked in a Harley dealer for five years!

...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Holy crap!!! Either we got a good case...

Holy crap!!!

Either we got a good case of crotchety old man syndrome, or the expectations were waaaaaay too high!

Have you had any experience with and SR, XT or even a TT???

225...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Those two bikes couldn't look more different.

Those two bikes couldn't look more different.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Talked to my salesman today. My SR is on it's...

Talked to my salesman today. My SR is on it's way...from Washington state?!?

I asked him what happened to the bike coming from NJ. I got a reply of 'I haven't the slightest clue as to why' and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
May I ask which dealer it is? I called corporate...

May I ask which dealer it is? I called corporate yesterday asking about bikes being in their New Jersey warehouse, and they had no clue.

Sounds to me, like Yamaha doesn't have very good...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Yep! I have a 250L. I added a bog bore kit,...

Yep! I have a 250L. I added a bog bore kit, exhaust and tuner. It has 33% more power. But still, you can feel the weight!

I'm selling it, if anyone is interested! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
No kidding?! Kick-ass!! That's the warehouse mine...

No kidding?! Kick-ass!! That's the warehouse mine will be coming from, as well. Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
What I'm having a hard time wrapping my head...

What I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around is, do people truly understand that this is essentially the same bike Yamaha has been producing for 35 years? Literally.

They fit a new...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
They come in all shapes and sizes! :D

They come in all shapes and sizes! :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Then go buy the Honda and bow out of this thread....

Then go buy the Honda and bow out of this thread.

BTW, did it ever cross your mind that that's not a guy in that picture, but a chic?!?
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,146
Posted By beardothebeardo
The OP needs to HTFU or climb back into a cage....

The OP needs to HTFU or climb back into a cage. No kid gloves here...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Hate to break the news to you, but there are...

Hate to break the news to you, but there are plenty of bikes that have carbs, that also have fuel pumps. My '88 CBR600 being one of them.

As it is, I'm positive that Yamaha didn't call for a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Can you guys in California buy out of state, or...

Can you guys in California buy out of state, or is that not a possibility?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I'm very curious to see how much the stock...

I'm very curious to see how much the stock muffler weighs. The stocker I took off of my CRF250L was 23lbs, if memory serves. But it probably wouldn't be as noticeable carried down low compared to a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Mark, it was tongue in cheek. Maybe I should have...

Mark, it was tongue in cheek. Maybe I should have used a :huh. Or a :cry. Or a :lol3.

Either way, already done! (I'll try not to forget a :D)
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Yep, that's the number I called. Talked to a...

Yep, that's the number I called. Talked to a Donna (rep) and a Mike? (corporate)...Sorry, I mis-read too fast and thought you asked me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I called the 800 number listed on Yamaha's...

I called the 800 number listed on Yamaha's website. The rep I talked to then got hold of someone at corporate and connected me to them. It was smooth and painless. And they were both willing to help.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
Interesting. I've never thought of those. Hell,...

Interesting. I've never thought of those. Hell, anyone here old enough to remember how much VCRs were back in the 70s?!?

BTW, has anyone else taken delivery of an SR400?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I'm not bashing. I'm pointing out the drivel that...

I'm not bashing. I'm pointing out the drivel that some people feel the need to pour on. Did I mention you?

Basically, it's this. If everyone were to stay on topic for the particular threads, I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
By the way, here is my two cents. These are...

By the way, here is my two cents. These are wonderful times we live in. So many choices of motorcycles to choose from. New and used. So why bother bashing the shit out of a bike you have no real...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
My salesman told me some dealers aren't even...

My salesman told me some dealers aren't even being allocated one. The dealer I'm going through is. Corporate verified that statement.

Basically, my salesman said since I was the first to come and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I just got off the phone with a gentleman from...

I just got off the phone with a gentleman from corporate. From what he told me, the delivery of the SR400s are completely arbitrary. I mentioned folks already took delivery of some on the west coast....
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
It won't be for me.

It won't be for me.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 160,416
Posted By beardothebeardo
I have my name on one. I have a price of $5440 on...

I have my name on one. I have a price of $5440 on paper. I am trading in my VStrom for this bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
Gotcha! That makes sense.

Gotcha! That makes sense.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
With all this talk about 'windshields', how fast...

With all this talk about 'windshields', how fast are these bikes really able to travel once broken in? I rode the bike home yesterday from the dealer and saw 74mph. Are windshields really needed?...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
Figure of speak. Point being, my body is mangled....

Figure of speak. Point being, my body is mangled. And now have to readjust my thought process in how and what I ride. Not a big deal really, when it comes down to it in time. It's just the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
Rode the bike home today. And have to reluctantly...

Rode the bike home today. And have to reluctantly admit that it's better in every way to my old XT500. Push button starting, fuel injected smoothness, darn near feels the same way power wise,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
SWEET RELIEF!!! And so true!!!

SWEET RELIEF!!! And so true!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
So you guys won't look down at me if I can no...

So you guys won't look down at me if I can no longer catch fish with my teeth, or carve a dugout with my finger nails?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
37 with a 70 year olds body. Been told that by...

37 with a 70 year olds body. Been told that by two surgeons and my doctor.

Who know doing stupid shit would result in being completely mangled later in life? Oh yeah...all the olds guys I should...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9,331
Views: 1,603,853
Posted By beardothebeardo
I have to be the most unhappy new bike owner...

I have to be the most unhappy new bike owner there is. Not because of the bike, because of the realization that my body is growing old far faster than it really should be. I have an old XT500 and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 73,017
Posted By beardothebeardo
Just picked this S1 on Saturday. It needs work,...

Just picked this S1 on Saturday. It needs work, but for the price, it was too good to pass up.

http://i255.photobucket.com/albums/hh121/black06883/S1_zpsb8b847ce.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4,021
Views: 580,873
Posted By beardothebeardo
Yeah, can someone, please, for the love of God,...

Yeah, can someone, please, for the love of God, post a video of them riding their new CB???
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 157,771
Posted By beardothebeardo
Please save that bike!!!

Please save that bike!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 07:25 AM
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Views: 1,164,295
Posted By beardothebeardo
I just wanted to post a follow-up with the issue...

I just wanted to post a follow-up with the issue I was having. Upper RPM after the secondary carb kicked in, the engine would break up and bog, badly. I installed a Rick's XR600R CDI, and while the...
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