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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-10-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,953
Posted By marrk_us
How about low tech, lightweight, 2-stroke that...

How about low tech, lightweight, 2-stroke that acts like a 4-stroke? Without the $5000 price tag, but with great dependability, range (well over 100 trail miles with the Ims tank), easy starting,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
Sorry to say i've been buying bikes since '86 and...

Sorry to say i've been buying bikes since '86 and "logic" rarely applies. Logic in Japan says all bikes should be set up for 130lb riders on smooth roads. Also, "adjustable suspension" means preload...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
IMHO all the fuss about the suspension is all...

IMHO all the fuss about the suspension is all about nothing.

With Ducati being one of the few exceptions (you can usually order them with quality Ohlins units), almost all bikes come with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
According to Yamaha's site the FJR is roughly...

According to Yamaha's site the FJR is roughly 170lbs heavier then the FJ-09. When I first got my Tdm850 I'd been riding mostly Vfr's since 1986 and still owned 2. It was amazing to me that the Tdm...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,973
Posted By marrk_us
Returded ? Them sounds like fittin' Er,...

Returded ? Them sounds like fittin' Er, foughtin' Er dumb words!:roflAnd FJR's are Phat so there.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,973
Posted By marrk_us
no we"re not!! :d

no we"re not!! :d
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
More dork bikes for old men. :lol3 Well i'm 53,...

More dork bikes for old men. :lol3
Well i'm 53, have had 6 different Vfr's since 1986 and now ride a Tdm since i'm too old for sport bikes. So i'll take one Grey with black please, but to prove i'm...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dark-Gray-Metallic-Hard-Sa...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dark-Gray-Metallic-Hard-Saddle-Bag-Case-Set-Soft-Liner-Yamaha-FJR-1300-AE-2008-/261650813150?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3ceb9a90de&vxp=mtr
Yep, less than 30...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
I had an ascot back in the day and loved it....

I had an ascot back in the day and loved it. Lived in Woodland Park Colorado back 5 miles of twisty dirt roads home everyday. In the shadow of Pike's Peak you couldn't help but "flat track" it home...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
I put the biggest Antigravity that would fit in...

I put the biggest Antigravity that would fit in my Tdm. It's just nice to see the newer batteries creeping into the mainstream.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
{ I have no need to carry tonnes of baggage...

{ I have no need to carry tonnes of baggage (animate or inanimate)} :kat:kboomCLASSIC BURN!!:rofl:rofl:rofl

One of these things is not like the other............
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
Antigravity battery option on new FJ-09

I was just checking out the new FJ-09 on the Yamaha site http://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/products/modelhome/721/0/home.aspx
I noticed one of the options from Yamaha is an Antigravity battery....
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,973
Posted By marrk_us
http://cosprings.craigslist.org/mcy/4735758452.htm...

http://cosprings.craigslist.org/mcy/4735758452.html $3000
http://cosprings.craigslist.org/mcy/4719583052.html $4500
Both with full luggage. original msrp approx $12K
Never paid much attention...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
Well....I replaced the dented tank on my 93...

Well....I replaced the dented tank on my 93 Tdm850 a few years back (since we weren't getting a Tdm replacement any time soon) it cost about $700, now they're over $1000! By those standards seems...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,973
Posted By marrk_us
Could Yamaha's term "new-sports" be making a...

Could Yamaha's term "new-sports" be making a comeback? My '93. Sorry if Fzr front wheel and sport tires or the "pseudo" bark busters offended anyone....but the tires handle better and the guards...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
Yep!!:eek1 I asked when I was at the local...

Yep!!:eek1

I asked when I was at the local dealer last week and they sounded dead certain the bike is coming next year. They just don't have a date, but it doesn't look like it's going to be with...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 483,623
Posted By marrk_us
Talking Doesn't matter to me one way or the other as i'm...

Doesn't matter to me one way or the other as i'm tall so no trouble getting a leg over. But my regular pillion is much shorter and even the additional height of the corbin seat on my tdm allows her...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
Ok Cy, Back together except for some bodywork....

Ok Cy, Back together except for some bodywork. Volts range from 13.8 v around idle and from 3-5000 rpm 14.5 v . My meter does bounce around a tenth. I'll still get another meters' opinion once I get...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
I'll make a note in my manual. I'm an hour or so...

I'll make a note in my manual. I'm an hour or so from finishing and checking. Now i'm also questioning my meter. If all goes well i'll have one of the ET's check it at work tonight with one of their...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
I'll recheck once I get some fuel to the carbs. I...

I'll recheck once I get some fuel to the carbs. I just did a quick check with the old battery (at least partially discharged) still in place. Factory manual calls for 14.3-15.3 volts. With the old...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
Actually, it's the 20 cell Antigravity I'm trying...

Actually, it's the 20 cell Antigravity I'm trying out. Same size physically stock so no fitting issues. After reading this thread I figure first hand experience is the only way i'll settle the issue...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
I have a manual and multimeter. Just waiting for...

I have a manual and multimeter. Just waiting for the parts to get here, then i'll be able to check out the stator and get it all back together.
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
that's an oldie but goodie .. you are better off...

that's an oldie but goodie .. you are better off sticking with AGM on that one
old bike with carbs have higher cranking requirements vs fuel injected engines

a 12cell antigravity will crank that...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
what bike are you putting this into? if one is...

what bike are you putting this into? if one is going to replace R/R .. best to go with MOSFET R/R ..[/QUOTE]

1993 Yamaha Tdm850. Thx
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 388,495
Posted By marrk_us
93 Yamaha Tdm850 battery

Cy,
Great thread! Slowly working my way through it all as I knew battery time was coming up. Current battery a ytx12-bs has been in 3 years. The other day noticed dim lights, checked charging v at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,034,407
Posted By marrk_us
I bought a new tank for mine through the dealer...

I bought a new tank for mine through the dealer about 5 years ago. Was first told that new tanks were no longer available. The head of the parts department (she also owns a Tdm) contacted someone she...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-29-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,034,407
Posted By marrk_us
Welcome and congrats on the new bike. When you...

Welcome and congrats on the new bike. When you order the stainless tubes from factorypro i'd grab a set of the extended mixture screws too. Makes further fiddling a lot...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 61,276
Posted By marrk_us
If you have time you might check out the Carpe...

If you have time you might check out the Carpe Tdm site. http://www.carpe-tdm.net/ipb/ Tons of information there.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,034,407
Posted By marrk_us
[QUOTE=masterbrewer;21666961]Hi Marrk :wave I...

[QUOTE=masterbrewer;21666961]Hi Marrk :wave I hope I'm interpreting your accent correctly :D



Each unto their own, enjoy what you've got for the rewarding pleasure it gives. :ricky

As...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,034,407
Posted By marrk_us
I really try not to confuse this ...

I really try not to confuse this
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e168/marrk_us/3_zps093c525b.jpg (http://s39.photobucket.com/user/marrk_us/media/3_zps093c525b.jpg.html)

With this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 61,276
Posted By marrk_us
Low (almost no) mileage 93 bought from breakers...

Low (almost no) mileage 93 bought from breakers grafted onto titled 93 ebay frame.

Start
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e168/marrk_us/Picture002.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-05-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 1,034,407
Posted By marrk_us
My '93 TDM

Just discovered this thread recently and been working my way through it. Lots of info and nice bikes. Here's a pic of mine. Finally found a stock TDM about 5 years ago that was totaled because it was...
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