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Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 74,705
Posted By 919Maniac
I loved my Honda 919 and I miss it every day. I...

I loved my Honda 919 and I miss it every day. I honestly think this bike would go over 100K miles before having to even worry about engine problems. I put over 40K miles on mine in under two years...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 53,165
Posted By 919Maniac
2005 RK Classic

It's my father in law's bike, but he's been letting me "borrow" it. :wink:

I've enjoyed using the bike, it has given me a different perspective on the same roads I loved on the 919. Here is a pic...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 71,317
Posted By 919Maniac
I really want one of these and it looks like used...

I really want one of these and it looks like used zx14s aren't that expensive. Why are they so cheap used, I imagine the insurance must be out of control? I would love to get one of these for sport...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,021
Views: 540,679
Posted By 919Maniac
You Can't See the Pumps...

But I'm at a gas station in this picture... this was coming back from the Blue Ridge Parkway somewhere in WV I believe.
http://i1080.photobucket.com/albums/j338/919Maniac/IMG_0058.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 510,785
Posted By 919Maniac
This bike is definitely on my short list for my...

This bike is definitely on my short list for my next bike, especially if I can find one in that color scheme.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,154
Posted By 919Maniac
My Averages

I have found that here on the east coast my average speed on back roads is about 45mph and interstate is about 55-60mph. I never stop except for gas about every 100 miles. I don't hang out anywhere...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,720
Posted By 919Maniac
interesting bikes but way outside my "budget". ...

interesting bikes but way outside my "budget".

Sent from my SGH-M919 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 113,979
Posted By 919Maniac
I really like this bike, but I had a 919 so no...

I really like this bike, but I had a 919 so no surprise there. I think the round headlight looks a lot better.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,050
Posted By 919Maniac
Interesting question and you always have to...

Interesting question and you always have to wonder if it's trolling or not since a lot of people like to hate on the MoCo.

I guess one reason to buy a Harley would be because the person wants a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,116
Posted By 919Maniac
I'm also going to go with the Bandi 1200 purely...

I'm also going to go with the Bandi 1200 purely for the reason that it has more grunt. I have found over the years that based on my riding style I prefer an engine that has enough torque to not have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By 919Maniac
Yeah, if I were to buy another bike and I had a...

Yeah, if I were to buy another bike and I had a low budget (which I will), I would prob look for a Bandit 1200, ZZR1200, CBRXX, FZ1 or something along those lines. I need my HP and a decent level of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By 919Maniac
2005 Road King quick review

My father in law has decided to store his 2005 Road King at our house and it gave me my first chance at riding a Harley. :evil I have to admit that I haven't been the biggest fan of Hogs from a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,781
Posted By 919Maniac
I could see that being the case with a bad tank,...

I could see that being the case with a bad tank, I had already run diluted muriatic acid through my tank a while back, but wasn't happy how it left the tank afterwards. It did get rid of a lot of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,781
Posted By 919Maniac
POR-15 Fuel Tank Repair Praise

Just an unpaid endorsement of POR-15 b/c I'm so happy with how it worked for me.

I used their cycle tank repair kit recently on an 81 CB750 Custom tank - the results were very nice indeed. I was...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,282
Posted By 919Maniac
1. forkstand ...

1. forkstand ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,739
Posted By 919Maniac
forum

Try www.cb750c.com for all your DOHC 750 needs. A HUGE amount of info on that site for any DOHC Honda of that era.

Please mention you want to add pods and get rid of the airbox - they LOVE...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 59,886
Posted By 919Maniac
Oh yeah, a FACEBOOK poll on motorcycle habits -...

Oh yeah, a FACEBOOK poll on motorcycle habits - let me make sure I post this on my "mafia wars" secition or something
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,549
Posted By 919Maniac
That's some bullshit right there.

That's some bullshit right there.
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By 919Maniac
It'll do the job, but you make it seem like you...

It'll do the job, but you make it seem like you think you should get this bike due to your limited experience on the street. You may find you want a bit more grunt, I wouldn't use anything less than...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By 919Maniac
Italy has a very diverse climate because of the...

Italy has a very diverse climate because of the mountains. You will need the same type of gear you would need to tour California since it could be 80 at sea level and 40 at higher elevations.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 59,886
Posted By 919Maniac
All loud pipes suck

I bought a used bike with a D&D exhaust that was super loud. I fvckin' hated that exhaust and it never once made a difference in my safety on the bike. People who are oblivious are oblivious -...
Forum: Face plant 03-26-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,167
Posted By 919Maniac
Sounds like this is one of those cases where...

Sounds like this is one of those cases where there really wasn't anything he could have done, there wasn't any time to react it seems and he was ATGATT. These are the kinds of incidents that make...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,728,280
Posted By 919Maniac
95 degrees in stopped interstate traffic. Me in...

95 degrees in stopped interstate traffic. Me in full leathers, helmet, etc...

Guy opens window "Hey buddy, you hot?"
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By 919Maniac
Yeah, and there is no way I'm breaking the bank...

Yeah, and there is no way I'm breaking the bank (well, actually I am - ha ha ha) to get them working again. Imagine trying to get thos four carbs back into the bank and adjusted properly. No...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By 919Maniac
Ok

I guess I'll have to blast them with PB blaster when I start the detailed cleaning process. The last set I did only had two carbs and they were stuck initially as well. I don't remember how I did...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-17-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By 919Maniac
Carb Question

Hi,

Should I be able to move the throttle by hand on a bank of four carbs? I'm in the process of cleaning them and I can't get the throttle to move at all. They have been disassembled (but still...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By 919Maniac
Info

I didn't post the rest of it b/c it's without it's tank , side panels, etc...

I plan on making it mechanically sound and then riding it for a while before selling it. Unlike most people on...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By 919Maniac
Cb750c - 1981

Got one pretty cheap - barn fresh of course. Took the carbs off tonight and they look pretty good. The jets are gummed up but the rest looks nice.

Air filter:...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,291
Posted By 919Maniac
They suck

I had one on a ZX6E I used to own (came with it when I bought the bike). The welds on it broke where the canister joined the pipe section. It was loud and sounded bad, I hated it and replaced it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,548
Posted By 919Maniac
For $1500

Old EX500, it's not really a sport bike and seating position is very standardish.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,548
Posted By 919Maniac
honda 599

honda 599
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,641
Posted By 919Maniac
Honda 919

Honda 919 with a Corbin for two up. Great motor for a street bike, plenty of punch and very reliable. Insurance is a bargain too.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,708
Posted By 919Maniac
I think what you actually want is some of that...

I think what you actually want is some of that "non so cosa" -
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By 919Maniac
Thanks for the feedback. It seems like the zx14s...

Thanks for the feedback. It seems like the zx14s have bad resale value, used ones are pretty cheap considering the bike's capabilities. What's the deal with that? Is the insurance ridiculous or...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By 919Maniac
Which superbike?

Which uber bike makes the best platform for sport touring purposes. Sad to say I don't really like Beemers for some reason, although I know they're great bikes. I have omitted them purposely (+...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,777
Posted By 919Maniac
That really sucks, I feel for the guy and his...

That really sucks, I feel for the guy and his family. Unfortunately, it looks like even the police are clueless about motorcycling. A quote by the responding officer:

“It’s a manoeuvre you’re...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,725
Posted By 919Maniac
Cool

Glad to see that you and the Strom did so well during this event.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,727
Posted By 919Maniac
Engineer indeed

:Yup, you are definitely an engineer! Cool ride reports guys, I enjoyed them.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,163
Posted By 919Maniac
Someone souped theirs up, it's board and...

Someone souped theirs up, it's board and stroked....
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,973
Posted By 919Maniac
Philly

I live near Philly and our CL has a bunch of bikes in that price range that could be used to tour. Most of them would need some "freshening up", but there's no reason why they wouldn't be good. ...
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