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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-26-2011, 07:43 PM
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Posted By xs650mike
Anyone have an SF seat pan?

Old Rusty ('79 Special) needs another seat pan, the old one's fast disintegrating due to (you got it) RUST.:( Anybody have one lying around?
Forum: Members Lounge 05-26-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 29,978
Posted By xs650mike
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a292/xs650mike/2...

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Ol' Trusty Rusty is still going strong. Seat pan is rusted out on one side so I can't reupholster. Guess I'll have to...
Forum: Members Lounge 05-26-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By xs650mike
These motorcycle law firms like to put out...

These motorcycle law firms like to put out stickers, I've got a bumper strip from the Russ Brown firm that says "Kill a biker, go to jail." Haven't put it on anything yet. I do like the "watch out...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-29-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,469
Posted By xs650mike
Today is spring but dunno about t'morrow!

:confused: Spring sprung in my corner of California. Fooled the daffodils into coming up then they were covered in more snow. Now another crop of daffs and continual rain and wind until today when it...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-12-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 29,978
Posted By xs650mike
From pianos to motorcycles

Yamaha started out making pianos. As a guitar player I have to mention their guitars and amplifiers which are of equally superb quality.:cool:
Forum: Members Lounge 12-01-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 29,978
Posted By xs650mike
Thumbs up Ditto!

Ditto!:):):):):):):):):)
Forum: Members Lounge 11-23-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By xs650mike
Euro model

The 920 Euro Model. One of my favorite Yamaha bikes of all time, rode one once but never managed to own one. The poor man's Vincent. Great bike. Big tank, fully enclosed chain drive, great handling...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-04-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By xs650mike
Hey Ray, Another year older and deeper in...

Hey Ray,

Another year older and deeper in debt as Ernie Ford usta sing. Many happy returns. Haven't posted in ages but had to congratulate you.:D

Ol Rusty still runs like a charm (knock on...
Forum: Members Lounge 03-24-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,573
Posted By xs650mike
Full face & Half

Since it's kinda cold these days I'm wearing a Bell full face that I bought at Wallmart for around $70 including sales tax.

When the weather gets hot I'll more than likely switch to the ol' white...
Forum: Members Lounge 02-03-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 17,302
Posted By xs650mike
A worthy destination!

Having visited Grant Grove and the Caverns with my parents when I was a kid (was I ever?) I can say with authority that this is a great place. Will I make the rally? Unclear at this point but I'd...
Forum: Members Lounge 01-13-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,360
Posted By xs650mike
[QUOTE=xs11lover;190147]I've had a few sets of...

[QUOTE=xs11lover;190147]I've had a few sets of clubman bars. I like them alot, some don't. Didn't have to change anthing but the bars.QUOTE]

I'm running a set of clubmans right now. Had to move...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-16-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,364
Posted By xs650mike
You're living in a dream world. My noggin was...

You're living in a dream world. My noggin was saved in the first spill I had wearing a helmet. That solid "Whack!" told me that. That said I've spilled at various speeds since and never again hit my...
Forum: Members Lounge 12-09-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,667
Posted By xs650mike
Talking Still droppin'!

87 oct. regular is $1.639 at Lakeport Rotten Robbie.
Forum: Members Lounge 12-04-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,667
Posted By xs650mike
$1.719 (87oct) at Rotten Robbie, Lakeport, Ca and...

$1.719 (87oct) at Rotten Robbie, Lakeport, Ca and most others in town except Chevron which is $1.799. Wish they'd just say 1.80 instead of that silly 1/10 cent "discount". They really do think we're...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-25-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,667
Posted By xs650mike
Talking Gone even lower here than my thread starter...

Down to $1.939 here (87 octane). Ol Rusty likes the cheap stuff.

Just shows you how we were had by the oil companies. The speculators ran up the price for oil futures just like the real estate...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-18-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,667
Posted By xs650mike
Gas prices your neck of the woods?

Just filled my tank at Two Jacks in Kelseyville, CA for $2.139/gallon. Nice for California but I don't think it'll last too long.:D

What are prices in your locale?
Forum: Other Bike Discussion 11-06-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,313
Posted By xs650mike
First thing you want to check is the gas cap...

First thing you want to check is the gas cap vent. Run it till it bogs then stop and open the cap. If there is vacuum in the tank the vent is blocked. It's only a little pinhole, should be visible in...
Forum: Members Lounge 11-06-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By xs650mike
Hee hee hee HEE HEE HEE HEE cough choke HEE HEE.:D

Hee hee hee HEE HEE HEE HEE cough choke HEE HEE.:D
Forum: Members Lounge 11-04-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,468
Posted By xs650mike
Doesn't matter who is elected, price went down...

Doesn't matter who is elected, price went down due to reduced demand and to influence election. After the election, dollars to doughnuts it'll go up. Just paid $2.639 at Valero in Lakeport. Think...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-29-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By xs650mike
How to be a GURU

Well you can just waste a lot of time being a post whore. That's what I did...became a guru in record time...didn't get me any free beer though.

Had a long public argument with Maximan. Lotta...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-28-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,718
Posted By xs650mike
Cool Boy, that was some trip. I did a lot of...

Boy, that was some trip.

I did a lot of small bore touring when I was younger. Hell, back then a 250 2-stroke was a lot lighter and a lot faster than my previous WD Harley "45". More comfortable...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-21-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,542
Posted By xs650mike
Leather and more leather

Pretty much leather all year round except when it's so hot it's more dangerous to suit up. Just got armored leathers and last year a full face helmet. Armored gloves too. Gettin' too old (66) to...
Forum: Members Lounge 10-21-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,945
Posted By xs650mike
Year around...

Here in NorCal it's year around though most don't ride when it's cold and wet. I do. The only time I don't ride is when (or where) the roads are icy.:D
Forum: Members Lounge 09-30-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By xs650mike
Re: Lookout For Those Loco Drivers

I used to trainwatch at Chatsworth rocks and the tunnel when I was a kid. Dunno what posseses folks to think they can text or phone while driving...morons!
Forum: Members Lounge 09-26-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,077
Posted By xs650mike
Talking Welcome

Welcome to the club! This is about the greatest bunch of humanity I've ever run across so you're in good company here. As you can see from my handle, I'm into 650s too.

About the XS11... It is...
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