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  1. New Bike, New(ish) rider Super Excited but Needs Work! Yamaha xs400

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All, New to the forum and though I'd introduce myself. I'm new to North American riding, as I just came back from a motorcycle trip around India, riding a 79 Enfield Bullet, it was spectacular. Buuut this trip inspired me and I decided I must own a bike! So I bought one. With limited budget...
  2. yamaha '81 XS400 Special II Carb Help!

    First Bike / New Rider
    can anyone give me a solid breakdown/step by step on cleaning the carbs on my 81 xs400... I am new and have heard way too many opinions on cleaning carbs that it has just made it more confusing. I am having major idle problems where the rpms shoot up while riding when I come to a stop with the...
  3. Another new xs400 owner

    New Member Introductions
    Hello to all; I currently own an '84 xs400RL. I normally ride here in Hope B.C., Canada. I recently have received this bike as a gift from the father in law as he wanted a riding partner. So I went an got my licence and I love it. I dont have a whole lot of experince with bikes but I am...