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Forum: XS and XJ 1100 bikes for sale. 08-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By malber
Maybe this should be a sticky. Here's one...

Maybe this should be a sticky.

Here's one just north of Keene, NH. Posting is from late July so not sure if he's taken it to the junkyard yet. It would be a shame to let all those parts go to...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-08-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 347,123
Posted By malber
Cried at the sight of it encased in snow.

Cried at the sight of it encased in snow.
Forum: Members Lounge 01-28-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,566
Posted By malber
I think it depends on the application. Having...

I think it depends on the application. Having your head burried in a GPS unit and riding into oncomming traffic is like doing a Clark Griswold and driving off the end of the interstate. But a simple...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-28-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,566
Posted By malber
Funny comments, all. I'd have to say that when...

Funny comments, all. I'd have to say that when I'm riding a back road I've never travelled before I'd appreciate a system that would tell me about something like an upcoming decreasing radius turn,...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 01-12-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,789
Posted By malber
I don't own a 'cycle jack, so center stand is the...

I don't own a 'cycle jack, so center stand is the only way to go. But I've since found using a Miti-vac pump to siphon the old oil out is the best way to get it out of the mid and rear drives without...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-08-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 347,123
Posted By malber
Watched it get rained on :(

Watched it get rained on :(
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By malber
It's the 2,500 mile check-up. Of course you could...

It's the 2,500 mile check-up. Of course you could do it yourself, but if something went wrong they could challenge you on being able to proove you kept up with the maintnenance schedule. Fine print...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,214
Posted By malber
Still my daily rider, but it's getting tough....

Still my daily rider, but it's getting tough. Today it was down to 26 degrees F on arrival at work. Going to try to hold on through about mid-November and possibly later depending on 1st snow. I...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-19-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By malber
I was actually thinking about my friend who just...

I was actually thinking about my friend who just bought a Sportster this year. It's a nice bike, but just to keep the warranty he has to pay through the nose to get it serviced at the dealer. I think...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-11-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,963
Posted By malber
Broken link.

Broken link.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 10-11-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,963
Posted By malber
Was wondering about the specs, since Mike's XS...

Was wondering about the specs, since Mike's XS has some nice bolt on SS lines for sale. Saw some at motorcyclesuperstore.com (http://www.motorcyclesuperstore.com) that seem to be built to fit.
Forum: Members Lounge 10-09-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,230
Views: 347,123
Posted By malber
Rode in Seacoast Harley Davidson's Ride for the...

Rode in Seacoast Harley Davidson's Ride for the Cure ride. 275 bikes, mostly Harleys, but some others. I reckon I had the oldest bike there. Nice riding weather and scenery, plus it was nice having...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-06-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By malber
HOG membership

Saw a lot of Harleys and their riders this summer broken down on the side of the road. Last Sunday while I was out riding I saw one being pulled up onto a flatbed, with the riders on the side of the...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-30-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By malber
No, it's been too wet here to work on...

No, it's been too wet here to work on it.:rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-30-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By malber
Frozen bolts seem to be a common problem on bikes...

Frozen bolts seem to be a common problem on bikes stored outside in NH. :rolleyes:
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-29-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By malber
Damn, right in my back yard. I could've used a...

Damn, right in my back yard. I could've used a free parts bike! :(
Forum: Members Lounge 09-29-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By malber
One tip: tripods don't have hands. ...

One tip: tripods don't have hands.

:rolleyes:

:D
Forum: Members Lounge 09-28-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By malber
Nice seeing videos of how to do things....

Nice seeing videos of how to do things. Pictorials are good, but seeing someone go through the motions of doing something rather than in-between stills is much more instructive and gives more...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-28-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By malber
Bike not liking the wet

My '81 special has never really liked wet weather. At first I thought it might be the cracked exhaust, but I had that replaced this year. Someone suggested that it might be water on the plugs, but...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-27-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By malber
No limits on Antique plates here. Just a...

No limits on Antique plates here. Just a different variant plate and a $4 yearly extra fee.
Forum: Members Lounge 09-27-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By malber
Fred's post made me smile. I go up to...

Fred's post made me smile.

I go up to Laconia for the annual bike week for at least one or two days just for the demo rides and to check out the bikes. Along with some really nice bikes I see A...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-27-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By malber
I've been waiting on getting a vanity plate in my...

I've been waiting on getting a vanity plate in my state. Just not sure if I want the extra fee that is applied, especially since the NH Department of Safety added a $45 fee per year to the state...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 09-24-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,792
Posted By malber
Original thread with description of bike build is...

Original thread with description of bike build is here:

New member:TurboXS, super modded (http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11686)

A little more than just a modified fairing. Pretty...
Forum: Members Lounge 09-24-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By malber
A trike project would be even more of a money...

A trike project would be even more of a money pit. A rebuilt and refurbished XS1100 would return a good profit. But only a fool would buy someone's hobby project trike.
Forum: Members Lounge 09-24-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By malber
So how are you gonna manage a trike project?...

So how are you gonna manage a trike project? :confused:
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