Category Archives: Choppers & Cruisers

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XV535 foot controls

XV535 foot controls

Lads,


The missus got herself a XV535 (Vir.ago) and bike came with some custom forward controls which she’s not a big fan plus one of the pegs is fucked.


Any recommendations other than ebay that I could look for the original supports, pegs and controls?


Thanks,

Rami


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CX 500 bobbery thingy

CX 500 bobbery thingy

It’s different and not too many custom CX500 builds .
But as a former courier on one ,I like it and nostalgia is a wonderful thing.Click the image to open in full size.
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2002 dragster 650

2002 dragster 650

going to look at a 2002 dragster 650 some day next week. just wondering what people think of that model bike. don’t have any pics yet. as I have always had either sports or naked bikes I am unsure about cruisers.

so a few general questions:

what are common problems with this model?

what are they like as a daily commuter?

what are general overall thoughts on the model?


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1984 fxrp

1984 fxrp

This started out as a cop bike in California.

1st year EVO motor.

The bike has been built as a hotrod and all the cop stuff stripped off it

Bored and Stroked out to 106 cubic inches

The FXR frame is reckoned to be the best handling frame harley ever built.

A young engineer named Erik Buell helped design it and he went on to build his own racebikes

They have cult status over here and fetch decent prices.

It’s a fun bike and goes really well and gets a lot of looks wherever I go on it.

last pic is 3 FXR’s

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Baffled

Baffled

Well lads. Hope someone can help me out here. Have had the Magna VF 750 a few months now and love it. Someone suggested removing the baffles to give it a bit more grunt. Whats the general conciseness on this?


Also would I have to re-jet the carbs if I remove the baffles?










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Triumph Chopper

Triumph Chopper

Here’s another one of mine that I sold 25 yrs ago and just came back to me.

Really nice period piece from the 70’s built with the chopper stuff that was available back then. I rode this thing all over the place back in the day and always regretted selling it

I just got it running again so happy days
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Considering a 1989 Yamaha XV

Considering a 1989 Yamaha XV

Hi all,

New to bikes and am looking at this Yamaha XV from Classic Bikes and Bits in Walkinstown. Looking to go down the bobber route.


2 questions:


1) As a bike are the XV a reliable bike and are there any know issues with them I should be aware of?


2) Are Classic Bikes and Bits a known/established trader or should they be avoided?


Thanks.


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