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Picked up another toy, Motorcycles anyone ?

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by dilbeckskate, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. dilbeckskate

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    20160830_232855.jpg Scooped up this 84 Yamaha Virago 1000 from my neighbor for $200 , been sitting for 7 years, needs some love and parts to be street worthy but I put a battery and fresh gas and oil change and it fired right up, im going to finish bobbering it out with a cut down rear and front fender, leather springer seat, and a peanut sportster tank, and then some new handle bars , well here she is , more pics to come
     
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    This is also my first motorcycle
     
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    gear up.
    and F that seat. it hurts just to look at!
     
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    Yea after I got it fired up and running on its own I put around the neighborhood on it... under a mile or soo I was like fack this seat
     
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    i've been riding for decades. That's probably not too bad of a starter bike. bikes>>>>>cars
     
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    yes, especially in the rain, and the snow. ;)
     
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    I live in Georgia what is snow
     
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    well, obviously not. but if i have the choice of the same road in optimal conditions, i'll take a motorcycle. when it's hot, rainy, snow, etc. i'll take the car.
     
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    ew. Please make it easier on the eyes.

    I hope you have some actual riding experience before you hop on that thing. You're not going to live long.


    Also, put a guard on that carb intake... You'll run it lean when you're riding it, then wonder why/how it's happening, until you realize it's your leg blocking the intake. Ask me how I know.
     
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    Viragos are not fast Doug. My dads could barely do 80 on the highway lol
     
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    Speed isn't what kills people on bikes. Ask E about how bad 45 Mph hurts.

    Slow bikes still kill and hurt people, I just hope he goes to an MSF course before he hops on it.
     
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    i am also aware what its like to crash at high speed lol
     
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    Yeah, it sucks. I had a down at somewhere around 95 mph
     
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