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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By MarkD
PM sent- if it goes through. I will send a check...

PM sent- if it goes through. I will send a check for the seat to frame mounting items, Thanks!
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 10-02-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By MarkD
I have one I just put together today, and it's a...

I have one I just put together today, and it's a much improved version of my first attempt. It will do for the time being, and seems fairly secure-- Thanks
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 09-29-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By MarkD
Seat nut and bolt-Wanted

You know the one, the 'stay in place' bolt, with the 15mm bolt that's a heavy long one, that keeps the seat in place on the 1979 F. Mine was missing, and I cobbled one together, bit it's a gonner...
Forum: Members Lounge 08-31-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 346,471
Posted By MarkD
For sure Phil- I plan on some good rides. A...

For sure Phil- I plan on some good rides. A couple of years back, I did ride across the Mackinac Bridge, and what a thrill it was. You can't beat the view while on a bike.
Forum: Members Lounge 08-30-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 346,471
Posted By MarkD
Finally

Well, for a variety of reasons, I only rode one time last summer. Also, have not had my bike licensed and insured this summer. So- what I did to my bike today? I renewed the registration at the SOS...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 08-18-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,865
Posted By MarkD
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 07-14-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,865
Posted By MarkD
Your FZR looks very cool. I'll bet it is fun to...

Your FZR looks very cool. I'll bet it is fun to ride. Nimble and quick are good.
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 06-25-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,865
Posted By MarkD
Black seems to be less obvious to the eye, if...

Black seems to be less obvious to the eye, if that's important. The white may be OEM, but the black looks better (IMHO).
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-12-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By MarkD
Glad I posted the set-- +1 on dbbrian's post--...

Glad I posted the set-- +1 on dbbrian's post-- I'd like to see a pic of the bike with the shiny new exhaust installed. ;)
Forum: XS and XJ 1100 parts for sale. 06-09-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By MarkD
not mine -Exhaust set

Not mine-- just saw this----

https://denver.craigslist.org/mpo/d/fort-harrison-yamaha-xs1100-oem-exhaust/6892235449.html
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-08-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 992
Posted By MarkD
A HUGE +1 on Motoman's advice.

A HUGE +1 on Motoman's advice.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-09-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,707
Posted By MarkD
I'm gonna be the first ( and one of the more...

I'm gonna be the first ( and one of the more inexperienced) XSer to suggest that the pickup coil wires are faulty. Upon acceleration, the vacuum advance moves, the wires stretch, become...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-25-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By MarkD
Can't go wrong either way. The idea of a more up...

Can't go wrong either way. The idea of a more up to date bike is entertaining, but I'd regret selling my F. Too much fun, and something to be proud of. ;) Hey, what fun would it be not having to...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-25-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By MarkD
I'll try to put a link on . I do believe this...

I'll try to put a link on . I do believe this bike was discussed before, but, what the heck.....

http://powersports.honda.com/sport/2017/cb1100.aspx
Forum: Members Lounge 10-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 346,471
Posted By MarkD
I put the old girl to bed. Was 43* out, so I did...

I put the old girl to bed. Was 43* out, so I did the ATGATT thing with my brand new hi-vis yellow helmet and had a nice run. When I got home, I put in the startron additive and covered her up in her...
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 10-24-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By MarkD
Daddy like. Great style, very retro.

Daddy like. Great style, very retro.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-20-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 346,471
Posted By MarkD
What I did -- I got my bike out of storage and...

What I did -- I got my bike out of storage and put 4 miles on it as a test run. I didn't put even one mile on it last season, due to my schedule. Yesterday, it started right up after sitting for 1...
Forum: Members Lounge 04-26-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By MarkD
I'm on here every day. I have been taking care of...

I'm on here every day. I have been taking care of my 91 year old uncle for the past year. I didn't even ride one time last year, as I was living with him doing the 24/7 deal. I will ride my F this...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-08-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,898
Posted By MarkD
Nicely done- it's beautiful. :)

Nicely done- it's beautiful. :)
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 05-13-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,566
Posted By MarkD
Both of mine ( one I sold) and currently owned...

Both of mine ( one I sold) and currently owned 79F have them. I have a luggage rack/ backrest, and it installs with no problem. Mighty "handy" when yanking it up on its centerstand. ;)
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 04-24-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By MarkD
Was tooling around one day, and saw a Chevy truck...

Was tooling around one day, and saw a Chevy truck at a park near here. My '64 Chevy Impala needed painting, and I was on the look out for a cool color. I asked the guy what the color code was that...
Forum: Feature Testing 03-06-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,762
Posted By MarkD
It works-- looks like the USS Arizona Memorial.

It works-- looks like the USS Arizona Memorial.
Forum: Members Lounge 03-02-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By MarkD
I keep it pretty local, so as they say, 'do not...

I keep it pretty local, so as they say, 'do not judge me'. Anyway, my best ride recently was a trip to Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP) from the Frankfort MI area. We went to a little berg called...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 03-01-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,608
Posted By MarkD
Seems my best contribution to the carb fun is a...

Seems my best contribution to the carb fun is a copy of an earlier post :

Hi-- Besides these great guys on this site, I found this video to alleviate some fears, and give me some courage to tackle...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-17-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,651
Posted By MarkD
Prayers offered up for you and Nancy, and the...

Prayers offered up for you and Nancy, and the member's family as well. Keep up the good fight!
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