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  1. HONDA FT500 Starter Gears

    Motorcycle Repair
    I just got my 82 Honda FT500 Running after sitting for 7 months, I rode her 4 days and tried to start her today after already riding for a bit. The starter would make sound as she was trying but no noise from the motor. I opened the starter pinion cover to reveal that the teeth on the drive gear...
  2. Mild teardown

    Honda
    So, I got this nifty little Ascot in my garage. (Full disclosure: my first bike). After piddling around with it when it was still warm enough to ride some -- like 5 miles total, I discovered that at least the left fork leaks. Then I looked closer and the chrome on the fork tube has a couple...
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