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  1. Honda VTX1800- vibrations at high speeds

    I noticed a wobble at low speeds, brought it in and had new tires (Dunlop) put on my bike 200 miles ago and they tightened the steering bearing. It didn’t feel right when driving- but now vibrations at high speeds and didn’t feel as stable. They recommended that i put new forks so I brought it...
  2. Hi from South Korea

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there, I'm a fairly new female rider (1yr) on Jeju Island in South Korea. Last bike was a 2016 Ninja 300 but currently riding a now-disabled 2003 Hyosung Mirage. Would like to if anyone has advice or knowledge on why my bike won't start. Changed the battery a week ago but now it just won't...
  3. 1983 honda v45 magna vs newbie

    Motorcycle Repair
    So I bought my first bike off of craigslist a few months ago and am just now having the time to start to work on it. I had never touched a motorcycle or had any prior engine maniacal knowledge before this project. I knew it did not start when I got it but it was most likely just the battery that...
  4. Suzuki Marauder VZ800 Surge, Pop, Backfire, and Die.

    Motorcycle Repair
    Greetings all, THE BIKE: So, I have a beautiful blue Suzuki Marauder VZ800. 2001. About 268k miles. It has Vance and Hines debaffled exhaust with proper jetting as well, done by the previous owners mechanic. The pipes are wrapped and the bike does still have the PAIR valve still on (this may...
  5. Hi

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everybody, I have been riding for a few years now. Got my first bike at 19, a '79 Honda CM400T. am now on my second bike, a '94 Kawasaki Vulcan 750A. Love riding, but now I am looking to get more into the mechanics. Looking forward to discussing things with all of you. Thanks!
  6. hesitation on acceleration with 96 1100GS

    I have a maintenance question which I have asked many people and have not been able to get a good response to, so here it is: I have a 1996 1100 BMW GS. It hesitates when I give it throttle. This started only when I put the motor under a lot of stress, I.E. opening it up from 80 to 90 with two...