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  1. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi all, nice to great you, I'm a new rider, that just bought his first used motorcycle. It is a 2002 Suzuki Bandits 1200s, that was modified ( but not sure the extent of modification). I have some strange problems with simply starting the engine. I have no idea how to make a diagnostic and...
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    Howdy! I have a 1996 DR350S that my father used to ride and hasn't rode since 2008. I've been trying to get it running and so far I have disassembled and cleaned the carb(rebuilt it using a rebuild kit so all new o-rings, gaskets and injectors), of course check fuse, clean the gas tank, and put...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    Hello, my bike has just started to act up, the bike comes to about 45 MPH with no hesitation but as soon as it gets there, it does not go any faster and the RPMs flatline, this never happened before, I had the bike in the 70s before and is not willing to go above 45 now, any advice will help...
  4. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey, I have the CPI sx 50 and I started having a problem that the bike won’t rev above 6k, the bike was working fine before but before riding I changed the oil and added fuel, not sure what went wrong but something happened. The bike is 4t.
  5. Motorcycle Repair
    Broke a rear bolt on the sprocket. Trying to get just the bolt and other part I need but when I look it up it comes an entire rear hub assembly package. Any idea how/if I can just replace the two bolts and metal piece that goes with it? Here are the photos.
  6. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all, I put a dent in my swing arm with a lock I keep on my bike for theft protection but I rolled it forward with it still on and put a dent in the swing arm. No cracks and it rides fine. Should I be concerned or is it just cosmetic? Thanks!
  7. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi all! I have a Jonway Laguna 250cc ( very basic and a rip off of a Harley cruiser) I was given this bike from a dear friend for free all that had to be done is some body work and wiring issue. I've taken it in to the recommended repair guys they sorted the problem for the time. Its been over...
  8. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi, I'm a new motorcycle rider. Two days ago I purchased a used 2005 Suzuki Boulevard S40 with only 8,700 miles on it. While riding it today I hit a bump, I kept on going until a traffic light and hit the clutch to cruise to a halt. As soon as I hit the clutch the engine stopped. I tried...
  9. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey all, Just bought my first bike a couple weeks ago in Saigon Vietnam. It was a used 150cc LONCIN Pacer (I think..). Was working really well all throughout Vietnam until we crossed the border into Cambodia. After about 15 miles from the border crossing the bike made a loud ting and instantly...
  10. First Bike / New Rider
    im not so much looking for instructions but just info on some things i dont really know about. so a few months ago i bought a 1980 Yamaha xs850 sg for about $75. its in decent condition but i cant find parts for a reasonable price so im gonna build a frankin bike out of it. the first bit of...
  11. Motorcycle Repair
    I just bought a used 2010 Hyosung gt250r and soon after I've realized the starter needs to be replaced. The person I bought it off him said that he can send me the parts to do so, but I'm not sure if I'd be better off sending it to the shop than attempting to repair it myself. So my question is...
  12. Motorcycle Repair
    hi all. total newbie here. need advice please. -if i have puncture, do i need to plug the tire in addition to replacing the tube? or is that not necessary? -what are the minimum necessary tools to replace a tube on the road without any assistance? thanks!
  13. Motorcycle Repair
    I want to learn how to repair bikes, etc, I've been reading basically Wikipedia to learn about bikes and all the parts. I have a cbr 125 but I use it for commuting, I want a bike to take apart and repair so I found this one, is this the type of thing a beginner should be looking into? How much...
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